Archinect - News 2016-02-11T05:51:48-05:00 atelier WHY wins "Detroit Design 2102: Detroit Riverfront" with their entry "The Forest" Archinect 2012-12-12T17:16:00-05:00 >2012-12-16T22:02:11-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="334" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Hyuntek Yoon and Soobum You, who go by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">atelier WHY</a>, has sent us their 1st place entry for the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit Design 2102: Detroit Riverfront</a> competition.</p> <p> <strong>THE FOREST: Fairy tale between the City and the Forest</strong></p> <p> Many things fill the city and continue to do so. The act of &ldquo;filling&rdquo; is the virtue of urban development. For example, developers in the city of Detroit kept filling its voids. Many buildings and infrastructure have filled the city, and those became the symbol of Detroit. A rapid pace of growth is the result of such efforts to fill space. Downtown is represented by new businesses and the Renaissance of Detroit. Many skyscrapers filled the downtown Detroit area. However, the city needs space to breath. The city is far too compact to communicate with people and nature. Public spaces and nature are not enough. The site is located at the node of the radial street plan. The site needs to be filled in another way so that the city can breathe easily again. Currently, the site is filled...</p> Perry Rubenstein to Inaugurate Los Angeles Gallery With Helmut Newton, Neil Young Archinect 2012-05-09T13:52:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T14:01:51-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architect on the new gallery is the L.A.-based firm wHY Architecture, founded by Kulapat Yantrasast, who worked with Tadao Ando for 15 years, and designed the L.A. branch of New York gallery L&amp;M Arts, in Venice Beach. The firm, Mr. Rubenstein says, was recommended to him by Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art director Jeffrey Deitch, a New York transplant himself.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>