Archinect - News 2014-09-16T05:35:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/48377338/editor-s-picks-264 Editor's Picks #264 Nam Henderson 2012-05-14T11:59:00-04:00 >2012-06-18T19:07:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7s/7sizizadismyyr8h.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The latest Showcase feature profiles the Summer House in Austria by Judith Benzer Architektur, the design of which is oriented by the cubature of the Kellerst&ouml;ckel (wine house), typical of the Southern Burgenland region. stroke123 liked it but wondered "how does the roof shed water? Waterproof membrane and concealed gutters and downspouts?".</p></em><br /><br /><p> The latest <strong>Showcase</strong> feature <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/47317600/showcase-summer-house-in-southern-burgenland" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">profiles the Summer House in Austria </a>by <a href="http://www.judithbenzer.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Judith Benzer Architektur</a>,&nbsp;the design of which is oriented by the cubature of the Kellerst&ouml;ckel (wine house), typical of the Southern Burgenland region. I particularly loved the detailing for sharp edges of the cubature which are formed by copper corner plates.&nbsp;<strong>stroke123</strong> liked it but wondered "<em>how does the roof shed water?&nbsp; Waterproof membrane and concealed gutters and downspouts?</em>". While <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/10878493/andrew-chaveas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrew Chaveas</a>&nbsp;complemented the "<em>great compilation/composition of materials</em>"&nbsp;yet still thought <a href="http://www.herzogdemeuron.com/index/projects/complete-works/126-150/128-house-in-leymen/IMAGE.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">H&amp;dM has a better commentary</a>&nbsp;on the "house", here referring to that firm&rsquo;s House in Leymen.</p> <p> <br> For the latest <strong>In Focus</strong> interview Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/47288629/in-focus-brad-feinknopf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">spoke with American architectural photographer Brad Feinknopf</a>, who has shot over 100 AIA Award winning projects.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6bbf1r8koafmjmlu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/47664005/first-images-of-the-2012-serpentine-gallery-pavilion-by-herzog-de-meuron-and-ai-weiwei" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London's Serpentine Gallery released plans for the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion designed by Herzog &amp; de Meuron and Ai Weiwei</a>.&nbsp;Although the original design announcement "<em>descr...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/48194637/by-itself-the-gallery-structure-is-ravishing By itself, the gallery structure is ravishing Nam Henderson 2012-05-12T12:09:00-04:00 >2012-05-14T07:12:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2s/2s974hfgb7psepj8.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>while there are many moments of breathtaking refinement, and the galleries themselves are a revelation, the result is sadly - no, tragically - a long way from being a successful addition to the city.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Inga Saffron reviews the new building, and the relocated Albert Barnes Foundation, by architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47636266/the-new-barnes-foundation-building-soulful-self-assured-and-soaked-with-light The New Barnes Foundation Building: Soulful, Self-assured, and Soaked with Light Archinect 2012-05-07T14:18:00-04:00 >2012-05-07T14:28:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9a/9a7e3317958e0f5fb2ceba3f87819c6f.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beginning on May 19th, people will see the Barnes collection not where Barnes intended it to be seen, but in a new building designed by the New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. This building won&rsquo;t please the absolutists, the people we should probably call Barnes fundamentalists, because nothing would please them short of a return to the way things were. But it really ought to please everybody else, because&mdash;to cut to the chase&mdash;the new Barnes is absolutely wonderful.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>