Archinect - News 2017-07-21T06:48:22-04:00 Celebrated architect Santiago Calatrava told to pay for leaking roof Archinect 2013-04-18T13:48:00-04:00 >2013-04-24T23:51:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A dozen years after Calatrava built the spectacular Ysios winery in the rainy Alava region of northern Spain, the building's dramatic, undulating roof continues to let in the damp. Now Domecq, the owner of the winery, has said it is fed up with the botched attempts of Calatrava's original builders at fixing the roof and wants money from them so that it can bring in fresh architects and engineers to design a new one.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Allied Works Breaks Ground on New Tasting Room for Oregon Winery Archinect 2013-02-15T20:19:00-05:00 >2013-02-18T18:16:27-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Construction has begun on a new Tasting Room for Sokol Blosser Winery in the Willamette Valley wine region. Designed by Brad Cloepfil, founding principal of Allied Works Architecture, the new building will provide a range of spaces for sampling Sokol Bosser&rsquo;s wines and viewing their Yamhill County estate. One of the founders of Oregon&rsquo;s wine making industry, the Sokol Blosser family has been producing Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris and other varietals since 1978.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> In 2012, the winery commissioned Allied Works to develop a master plan and design a new tasting room and event space that would be the showpiece of the 100-acre estate. The project will be the first to bring internationally-recognized, contemporary architecture to the heart of the Oregon wine country.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> Commenting on the new building, founder Susan Sokol Blosser stated, &ldquo;In 1977, when we built the first tasting room in the state, we chose John Storrs, the most celebrated Oregon architect of the time. Thirty-five years lat...</p> The Architecture of Wine Archinect 2012-08-07T14:10:00-04:00 >2012-08-13T22:08:47-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] the architecture of wine is faced with a much greater challenge than meeting the very specific technical requirements of winemaking, it has to celebrate the process. Nowadays, wineries like religious buildings, are the must-visit destinations for tourists, where people go in droves on alcoholic pilgrimages.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> 6 Napa Valley wineries architectural statements Archinect 2012-03-21T18:54:00-04:00 >2012-03-21T18:55:36-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Contrary to first architectural impression, not every Napa winery is either a stylized barn too good to be true or an exercise in Mediterranean make-believe. There's austerity as well as opulence, understatement along with over-the-top. You simply need to know where to look.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>