Archinect - News 2015-09-04T15:01:10-04:00 Fancy $48M animal terminal to open in JFK Airport next year Justine Testado 2015-07-21T15:20:00-04:00 >2015-07-22T14:01:05-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When a new terminal called The Ark opens next year, 178,000 sq.ft of posh amenities will include everything from a resort with suites that have large flat-screen TVs, to climate-controlled stalls, showers, massages, a private space especially set aside for penguin mating, a paw-shaped dog swimming pool, a jungle for cats made of live trees...and stables full of the finest hay a horse could hope for...But how much will this cost you? Don't expect flea motel rates.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a title="JetBlue tapped as prospective developer for JFK TWA terminal" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JetBlue tapped as prospective developer for JFK TWA terminal</a></p><p><a title="Ball-Nogues and other LA artists unveil public art commissions at LAX" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ball-Nogues and other LA artists unveil public art commissions at LAX</a></p><p><a title="More details on BIG's cage-free &ldquo;Zootopia&rdquo; redesign" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More details on BIG's cage-free &ldquo;Zootopia&rdquo; redesign</a></p><p><a title="Archinect's Lexicon: &quot;Dark Tourism&quot;" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Lexicon: "Dark Tourism"</a></p> JetBlue tapped as prospective developer for JFK TWA terminal Justine Testado 2015-04-16T17:34:00-04:00 >2015-04-20T20:31:47-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[JetBlue Airways] reportedly wants to get into the hotel business by partnering with New York-based hotel developer MCR Development to turn the landmarked terminal into a 500-room hotel. The deal isn't final&mdash;the parties are in 'advanced negotiations'&mdash;so things could still fall apart...The Port Authority previously chose hotelier Andre Balazs as the developer, but Balazs backed out after realizing how long the project would take. He told the [WSJ] his company had 'more interesting opportunities.'</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotelier Andre Balazs to convert JFK&rsquo;s historic TWA terminal into a hotel and conference center</a></p> Results of Taiwan’s Kinmen Passenger Service Terminal competition Justine Testado 2014-05-13T17:59:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:58:40-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The two-stage Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm; in Taiwan has come to a close. Since our last update in January, five star-studded firms &mdash; who worked with local architects &mdash; were in the final round to become the master architect to design a new multi-functional terminal facility and expansion for the Port of Kinmen.</p></em><br /><br /><p>At the end of the competition, the jury awarded three prize winners and two honorable mentions:<br><br>1ST PRIZE:<strong> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Junya Ishigami + Associates</a></strong> /<strong> Junya Ishigami (Japan)</strong> with <strong>Bio Architecture Formosana Architecture</strong> <strong>/ Ching-Hwa Chang (Taiwan)</strong><br><br><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>2ND PRIZE: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Tom Wiscombe Architecture, Inc</strong></a> / <strong>Thomas Wiscombe (USA)</strong> with <strong>Fei &amp; Cheng Associates / Philip T.C. Fei (Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>3RD PRIZE: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Lorcan O'Herlihy (LOHA) Architects</strong></a> / Lorcan O'Herlihy with<strong> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EDS International Inc</a> / Yuan Liang Tsai </strong>(Taiwan)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>HONORABLE MENTION: <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT SLP</a> / Benedetta Tagliabue (Spain) </strong>with<strong> Shou Dong-Gang (Taiwan) </strong>and<strong> Su Mao-Pin Architect / Su Mao-Pin (Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>HONORABLE MENTION: <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Josep Mias Gifre</a> (Spain) </strong>with<strong> Mias Engineering Limited (Spain) </strong>and <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tai Architect &amp; Associates</a> / Yu-Tse 'Daniel' Tai</strong> <strong>(Taiwan)</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>See more project photos on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> KAMJZ’s Maritime & Bike Terminal entry for Kinmen Passenger Service Center competition Justine Testado 2014-01-30T15:30:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:16:31-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As a follow up to our latest update on the Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm; in Kinmen, Taiwan, KAMJZ from Poland shared with us their "Maritime &amp; Bike Terminal" entry. The team's proposal changes up the port terminal structure into a hybrid complex that links water system transportation and good ol' biking.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Find more details on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Five firms advance in Taiwan’s Kinmen Passenger Service Terminal competition Justine Testado 2014-01-29T20:01:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T18:17:20-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Five firms -- which include some notable names -- are still in the running for the Port of Kinmen Passenger Service Center International Competition&rlm;&lrm;. Hosted by Taiwan's Kinmen County Government, the winner will be master architect of a two-phase project that consists of a new multi-functional terminal facility and expansion for the Port of Kinmen.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Stage II finalists are:</p><ul><li>Josep Mias Gifre (Spain)</li><li>Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects / Lorcan O'Herlihy (USA)</li><li>Junya Ishigami + Associates (Japan)</li><li>Tom Wiscombe Architecture, Inc. / Thomas W. Wiscombe (USA)</li><li>Miralles Tagliabue EMBT SLP / Benedetta Tagliabue (Spain)</li></ul><p>Following the Stage II submissions deadline and jury evaluations, the winning results are expected to be announced this April.</p> SOM-designed Mumbai Airport Terminal 2 celebrates its inauguration Justine Testado 2014-01-13T18:34:00-05:00 >2014-01-14T00:39:37-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The Chhatrapatri Shivaji International Airport Terminal 2 designed by <a href="http://WWW.SOM.COM" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Skidmore, Owings, &amp; Merrill</a> celebrated its opening late last week in Mumbai. India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with visiting dignitaries and representatives from the developer GVK, inaugurated the new terminal. The structure's design combines domestic and international services, reduces passenger walking distances, and adds 4.4 million square feet to accommodate the airport's 40 million passengers a year.<br><br> Here's some more details on the project:<br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> "Inspired by the form of traditional Indian pavilions, the four-story terminal stacks a grand "headhouse," or central processing podium, on top of highly adaptable and modular concourses below. Rather than compartmentalizing terminal functions, three symmetrical concourses radiate outwards from a central processing core and are therefore easily reconfigured to "swing" between serving domestic flights or international flights.<br><br> All international and domestic ...</p> Kaohsiung Port Terminal by Reiser + Umemoto in more detail Justine Testado 2013-12-07T02:44:00-05:00 >2013-12-13T14:15:43-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In our last update, Reiser + Umemoto celebrated the groundbreaking of the Kaohsiung Port Terminal in Kaohsiung, Taiwan this past November. Although there aren't any construction photos in the meantime, you can get a better look of the yet-to-be-built terminal with plenty of awesome images we recently received from the firm.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> For more, head over to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of Reiser + Umemoto.</em></p> Neil M. Denari Architects Wins New Keelung Harbor Service Building Alexander Walter 2012-09-17T20:11:00-04:00 >2012-09-19T20:10:28-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="586" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The entry by LA-based Neil M. Denari Architects has won the First Prize in the international competition for the New Harbor Service Building in Keelung, Taiwan.</p></em><br /><br /><p> UPDATE: more detailed information about this project can be seen here:<br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>ShowCase: New Keelung Harbor Service Building</strong></a></p> Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Proposal by WAU Design Alexander Walter 2012-04-09T14:54:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T15:00:35-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="364" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shenzhen-based firm WAU Design has shared with us their proposal "Twisted Link" that recently won the team a Commendation in the Design Ideas Competition for Liantang / Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passenger Terminal Building, a new structure between the New Territories of Hong Kong and Luohu in Shenzhen, China.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>