Archinect - News 2014-04-23T14:19:13-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/97640101/david-chipperfield-wins-nobel-center-architectural-competition David Chipperfield wins Nobel Center architectural competition Justine Testado 2014-04-09T12:52:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gipeb1duwlarpgk.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3821/david-chipperfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield</a>'s "Nobelhuset" is the winning design for the new Nobel Center in Stockholm, after a unanimous jury decision. Back in Fall 2013, Chipperfield was one of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83368103/eleven-renowned-architects-present-proposals-for-stockholm-s-future-nobel-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">11 famous architects who submitted proposals</a> for the future Nobel Center.</p><p>In <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86609006/nobel-center-competition-shortlists-three-teams-to-move-onto-stage-two" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the second stage</a>, the competition narrowed down to three proposals from: Johan Celsing - Johan Celsing Arkitektkontor (Sweden); Gert Wing&aring;rdh - Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor (Sweden); and of course, David Chipperfield and Christoph Felger - David Chipperfield Architects Berlin (Germany).</p><p>The Nobel Center will be built to become an architectural representation of the Nobel Prize and serve as a space to promote the Prize's ideals of forward thinking and innovation.</p><p>Here's more detail into the winning design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1kxi3gm40lem8lv.jpg"></p><p>"According to the statement of the jury, the proposed building has an elegant, timeless and attractive external appearance with a clear identity of its own. The revised fa&ccedil;ade design, with its shimmering vertical brass elements and glass, has a l...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97280083/wing-rdhs-wins-statoil-competition-in-norway-beats-sn-hetta-oma-and-norman-foster Wingårdhs wins Statoil competition in Norway, beats Snøhetta, OMA and Norman Foster Justine Testado 2014-04-04T21:22:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T07:33:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/tobr522xnm24euav.jpg" width="514" height="177" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"E = mc&sup2;" by Swedish firm Wing&aring;rdhs was the winning solution in an invited competition to redesign the Forus West building of major energy company Statoil in Sandnes, Norway. Statoil will now further develop its plans for the new building based on Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal and clarify significant regulation issues before further progress is done.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From 48 applications worldwide, the invited teams consisted mostly of Norwegian names and a few famous ones: <a href="http://archinect.com/snohetta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta</a> (NO); <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> (UK) with Space Group (NO); and <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9423148/helen-hard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Helen &amp; Hard</a> (NO) with SAHAA (NO). <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a> (NL) was also invited but withdrew shortly before the competition deadline, much to the jury's disappointment.</p><p>Here's a glimpse of Wing&aring;rdhs&rsquo; proposal:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u6/u6jsj2dbym8fr2z0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/79/79voq0xahfnxmcui.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w3/w37ztxggpci6qmgk.jpg"></p><p>See the jury's evaluation and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/wingardhs_wins_statoil_competition_in_norway_beats_snohetta_oma_and_foster/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97039584/construction-update-zhongxun-times-by-10-design-in-chongqing Construction update: Zhongxun Times by 10 Design in Chongqing Justine Testado 2014-04-04T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:15:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ot/otc6c2e84x21qzj2.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Construction has been underway for <a href="http://archinect.com/10design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">10 Design</a>'s Zhongxun Times in recent months in the historic city of Chongqing, China. Commissioned by the ZhongXun Group, the mixed-use office and retail development is phase one of the Danzishi Central Business District, which 10 Design masterplanned.</p><p>Corporate investors NVC-Lighting Chongqing, Energy Investment Real Estate, Sinosteel Investment Group, and ZhongXun Group developed the 14-plot scheme of the Danzishi CBD seeking economic enhancement for Chongqing -- China's largest municipality.</p><p>Zhongxun Times is expected to be complete by spring 2015.</p><p>Here's more project info from 10 Design:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h7/h70r3gv9th91fkt6.jpg">"This mixed use office and retail development sits centrally within the new Danzishi Central Head Quarters in Chongqing, that sits on the banks of the Yangtze River.</p><p>The brief was to create an interactive retail environment that would interact and reflect with the rich topography that Chongqing is renowned for."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/36/36wxno2wgc8ctou5.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rk/rkolk0t79371a3ys.jpg"></p><p>"The site set many challenges with a level difference o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94964969/new-u-s-consulate-general-by-som-officially-opens-in-guangzhou New U.S. Consulate General by SOM officially opens in Guangzhou Justine Testado 2014-03-05T19:03:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:21:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/77/7770rtgubq8ysr17.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>U.S. and local Chinese officials gathered to host the ribbon-cutting of the new U.S. Consulate General today in Guangzhou, China. Perceived as a symbol of the bilateral relationship between the U.S. and China, companies from both countries collaborated on the $267 million project, which broke ground in October 2009 and was completed in June 2013.</p><p><a href="http://www.som.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Skidmore, Owings, &amp; Merrill</a>'s San Francisco office designed the complex while BL Harbert International, LLC, of Birmingham, AL and China Huashi Enterprises, Ltd., of Chengdu, China were the project's contractors.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/kyflfb9yjqbsutog.jpg"><br><br>Located on a 7.4-acre site in Guangzhou's blossoming Business Center District near the Pearl River, the seven-building complex includes a 4-story main consular building for visa services and public events, an office building for 400 employees, a residence for U.S. Marines, a warehouse with service shops, three entrance pavilions.</p><p>Building fa&ccedil;ades and landscaped areas integrate local stones from the Fujian province as well as trees and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93445971/rex-s-five-manhattan-west-is-the-latest-revamp-for-an-evolving-nyc REX's Five Manhattan West is the latest revamp for an evolving NYC Justine Testado 2014-02-12T19:58:00-05:00 >2014-02-14T13:28:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ki/kixvx94c860nf5k0.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1887657/rex" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">REX</a> recently unveiled their scheme for redesigning the historic <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5861704/davis-brody-bond-llp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Davis Brody</a> building on 450 West 33rd St in New York. The $200 million project consists of repositioning, re-cladding and interior renovation -- making it yet another addition to major redevelopments to NYC's evolving neighborhoods and when adaptive reuse continues to be on the rise. Construction is expected to be complete in 2016.</p><p>Check out some project details the architects sent us:<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1t/1t1n27o02dbxfbiw.jpg"></p><p>"Designed by architecture firm Davis Brody (now Davis Brody Bond) and completed in 1969, 450 West 33rd Street (450W33) is an exemplar of late Brutalist architecture. The edifice&rsquo;s structure is effectively a steel bridge spanning the Penn Station rail lines leading to Hudson Yards, supporting a cast-in-place concrete column-and-slab frame. The building&rsquo;s enclosure was originally composed of precast concrete fill-in panels with integrated windows."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cm/cmhtpm2a2q3vdt5e.jpg"></p><p>"During the 1980s, the building&rsquo;s hard beauty was neutered when its external structural elements...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91923173/new-federation-of-korean-industries-hq-by-adrian-smith-gordon-gill-architecture-opens-to-the-public New Federation of Korean Industries HQ by Adrian Smith+Gordon Gill Architecture opens to the public Justine Testado 2014-01-23T17:24:00-05:00 >2014-01-27T19:12:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6f/6flw6jupz5ljl6h5.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) announced today the public opening of the new Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) headquarters in Seoul. AS+GG collaborated with engineering firms Thornton Tomasetti and Environmental Systems Design, and locally based firm Chang-Jo Architects on the project.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cs/csf7o1vbtif6bal0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hq/hqh9v1klbsqr5uyu.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/my/mygdwnrd9xymd4mp.jpg"><br><br>Find more project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/new_federation_of_korean_industries_hq_by_adrian_smithgordon_gill_architect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/91702458/what-could-have-been-of-gershwin-plot-14-by-nl-architects What could have been of Gershwin Plot 14 by NL Architects Justine Testado 2014-01-20T19:48:00-05:00 >2014-02-16T21:53:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c3/c3gdtwe5u3pgbwbg.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gershwin Plot 14 by Dutch firm NL Architects is an eye-catching project to start off the week. The proposal was the winning entry of a 2012 competition to design a new large residential building in Amsterdam. Unfortunately, the project was abruptly cancelled in 2013. Such is the world of architecture...</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3a/3ammnm5enr7zmb82.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5a/5aff9wkr9r9za19d.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bh1g920iimsojbo.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4f/4f3mnbori2gpq1he.jpg" title=""><br><br> Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/gershwin_plot_14_by_nl_architects/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90386122/leo-a-daly-honored-with-china-s-luban-award-for-huijin-international-center LEO A DALY honored with China’s Luban Award for Huijin International Center Justine Testado 2014-01-03T18:02:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T19:30:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lb/lbsxvxb9v3omrnom.jpg" width="514" height="773" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Huijin International Center designed by architecture/engineering firm LEO A DALY was recently honored with the Luban Award, China's prestigious prize for design and construction. Since 1989, the biennial Luban Award acknowledges architecture and engineering firms that produce high-quality work and maintain strong quality control and project management.</p></em><br /><br /><p> "The 30-story, 52,000-square-meter tower, which is located in the coastal city of Xiamen, serves as the headquarters for Septwolves Holding Company, a publicly traded holding company with more than 4,000 fashion stores in China. LEO A DALY designed the tower and interiors to express the culture and mission of the Septwolves Company.<br><br> The project&rsquo;s scope included the tower core and shell design, custom lobby design, chairman&rsquo;s 30th-floor private apartment and gallery, the full 29th floor fit-out of the investment group&rsquo;s offices, and a two-story VIP board room with views to the South China Sea. The project is the first LEED Gold, (BD+C) Core and Shell v2009 project to be certified by the USGBC in Fujian Province."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zl/zlgh9cbvm7zcb5g5.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90374822/architect-to-plead-no-contest-in-los-angeles-firefighter-s-death Architect to plead "no contest" in Los Angeles firefighter's death Center for Ants 2014-01-03T14:39:00-05:00 >2014-01-13T05:09:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ne/negr38xlt2pl72vs.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A German architect accused of improperly installing a fireplace in his Hollywood Hills mansion, leading to a firefighter&rsquo;s death in February 2011, is expected to plead guilty to involuntary manslaughter Friday.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Architect, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/380796/gerhard-becker" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gerhard Becker</a>, is accused of involuntary manslaughter in Los Angeles in the death of a firefighter in February 2011. He is expected to plead "no contest" and serve a 6 month long sentence.</p> <p> Becker was accused of constructing fireplaces in a 12,000 square foot residence in the Hollywood Hills despite having filed drawing that showed otherwise. Prosecutors allege that he did so after final inspections in November 2010.</p> <p> Investigators determined that the fire was a result of several gas exterior fire pits that were installed inside. A fire broke out and several responding firefighter were pinned when the ceiling collapsed, resulting in one death.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87928098/villa-kogelhof-by-paul-de-ruiter-architects-wins-an-arc13-architecture-award Villa Kogelhof by Paul de Ruiter Architects wins an ARC13 Architecture Award Alexander Walter 2013-12-02T18:28:00-05:00 >2013-12-10T18:30:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bu/buno03hqyc3b6qur.jpg" width="514" height="770" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The ultramodern Villa Kogelhof in Kamperland, the Netherlands has just been awarded one of the prestigious Dutch ARC13 Architecture Prize. The building's designers, Amsterdam-based Paul de Ruiter Architects, were honored with the prize &mdash; alongside three other award winners &mdash; at a festive award ceremony in Rotterdam.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p4rkr0jsc9ehjtdh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mc/mcqudx7lrd5294zb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/67p9h9hs0nimccqq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uf/ufjobbwpwvi009hd.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Photography by Jeroen Musch.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86617859/unstudio-completes-ardmore-residence-tower-in-singapore UNStudio completes Ardmore Residence tower in Singapore Justine Testado 2013-11-15T18:04:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T21:31:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y4/y4ccckdzbr2anot7.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>UNStudio recently announced the completion of the Ardmore Residence tower in Singapore City. The building's monochromatic facade is distinctive yet it easily complements neighboring structures and location near the Orchard Road luxury shopping district. And at 36 stories high, residents are guaranteed envy-inducing panoramic views of the city.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lk/lk0d0qnabw16x5xp.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0s/0s3j6wfcsmqdvl3z.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d6/d6gk46cnzssi6ma4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wi/wih2bp2a18w6plub.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3rxltvpgoyqtdus.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fy/fyod3vg9hih9w4d9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zv/zvo2j13hm54ja8g0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>All photos &copy; Iwan Baan, courtesy of UNStudio.</em></p> <p> Click <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/unstudio_completes_ardmore_residence_tower_in_singapore/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to read the full project description.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67929124/south-brisbane-welcomes-twin-tower-development South Brisbane Welcomes Twin Tower Development Anna Johnson 2013-02-19T20:52:00-05:00 >2013-02-24T18:57:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fh/fhawec7qzf3jgesz.jpg" width="514" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>South Brisbane&rsquo;s renewal is well underway and the suburb could soon become home to a landmark $50 million twin tower development known as Arena. The contemporary 12-floor twin tower apartment buildings is slated for 9 Edmonstone Street and has been designed to allow pedestrian access to Browning Street via a dedicated cross block link.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/63818434/the-uk-s-most-outstanding-green-building The UK’s Most ‘Outstanding’ Green Building Anna Johnson 2012-12-20T20:23:00-05:00 >2013-03-12T12:46:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n0/n0hotvuhg30007wa.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The building, known as 1 Angel Square, has been designed to deliver a 50 per cent reduction in energy consumption compared to The Co-operative&rsquo;s current Manchester complex and an 80 per cent reduction in carbon. This will lead to operating costs being lowered by up to 30 per cent.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/59574689/phoenix-rising-as-beijing-builds Phoenix rising as Beijing builds Archinect 2012-10-18T17:49:00-04:00 >2012-10-21T17:14:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f2b6x1imntvztq0x.jpg" width="514" height="387" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;China is evolving into a construction superpower,&rdquo; says Fang Zhenning, a scholar who lectures at the architecture school of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. The country is expected to account for one-fifth of worldwide building by the year 2020, Fang says. In the battle to build ever-faster, some architects have resorted to digitally cloning designs that can be replicated time after time.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/58000528/broad-sustainable-building-the-mcdonald-s-of-the-sustainable-building-industry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Broad Sustainable Building - the McDonald&rsquo;s of the sustainable building industry</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54277723/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-details-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Details" Pinterest Board Archinect 2012-07-27T14:28:00-04:00 >2012-07-27T19:26:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/29/298i4bok4uut055u.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://pinterest.com/archinect/details/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Details</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wc/wcepencldtqz4cyv.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/12155925/saifi-residence-staircase/52059964" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Saifi Residence Staircase</a> in Beirut, Lebanon by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12155925/pslab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">.PSLAB</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wu/wuhdvqhqgao6v2ge.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/46844711/the-offices-of-buck-o-neill-builders-inc/46845917" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Offices of Buck O'Neill Builders, Inc</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/46844711/jones-haydu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">jones | haydu</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7o/7o533twgn1edgsff.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495295/mna-office-and-design-studio/48466443" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MNA Office and Design Studio</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2495295/michael-neumann-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Neumann Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s0/s0s1cd0n5opdpzwi.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/52604871/montreal/54115985" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MONTREAL</a> in Guadalajara, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/52604871/japi-estudio-de-arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JAPI Estudio de Arquitectura</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/65/6549o7k9hltsvy8q.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/92496/slide-library-expanded-alliances/52174436" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Slide Library / Expanded Alliances</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/92496/marble-fairbanks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">marble fairbanks</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t0/t0ewbrkbvuta764d.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/15761943/west-hollywood-residence/16357415" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West Hollywood Residence</a> in West Hollywood, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/15761943/fer-studio-llp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">(fer) studio, LLP</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h2/h2wvncf1mkk80y0x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1649/loft-of-frank-and-amy/52895330" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Loft of Frank and Amy</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1649/resolution-4-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Resolution: 4 Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e4mqeowjhz3t0p09.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1818/central-harlem-std-clinic/49897872" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Central Harlem STD Clinic</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1818/stephen-yablon-architect-pllc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stephen Yablon Architect PLLC</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6v/6v7kmpheibtk5gfz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/260/signal-to-noise/6565434" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Signal/To/Noise</a> in Detroit, MI by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/260/m1-dtw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M1/DTW</a></p> <p> (Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/36804976/j-pop-culture-center/54224732" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">J-Pop Culture Center</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/36804976/kwan-henmi-architecture-planning" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kwan Henmi...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53870106/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2012-07-20T13:44:00-04:00 >2012-07-23T18:56:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y8/y8uxt4dncfo8hstw.jpg" width="514" height="633" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uy/uymrtpauv6uj4c7v.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/53117801/frank-lloyd-wright-school-of-architecture-shelter/53117804" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture Shelter</a> in Taliesin West, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/53117801/david-frazee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Frazee</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kp/kpvnpfspqbprvt3q.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/23897/surfhouse/53244387" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Surfhouse</a> in Hermosa Beach, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/23897/xten-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">XTEN Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kq/kqgipo6cpfh2lmuk.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/52544563/west-newton/53068422" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West Newton</a> in Boston, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/52544563/butz-klug-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Butz Klug Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/dormff2v1t067jhd.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/13951/inside-out-house/41182462" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside-Out House</a> in Marina del Rey, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/13951/glynn-designbuild" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">glynn designbuild</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/az/az6sc3vyfta48t4s.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/21224437/beijing-planetarium/21226842" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beijing Planetarium</a> in Beijing, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/21224437/amphibianarc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">amphibianArc</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3464ou9eqz5keu7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/92496/toni-stabile-student-center/52201561" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toni Stabile Student Center</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/92496/marble-fairbanks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">marble fairbanks</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lp/lpyz3klchgvu4pzc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53675108/villa-london/53676920" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Villa London</a> in Lluchmayor, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/53675108/cmv-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CMV Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xtz31gdzzon6hv7f.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/50626791/archohm-studio/50642406" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archohm Studio</a> in New Delhi, India by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/50626791/archohm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archohm</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/va/vagt47qt6ao57zp1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/14602171/round-tower/14604579" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Round Tower</a> in Gloucestershire, GB by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14602171/de-matos-ryan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">De Matos Ryan</a></p> <p> (Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/63480/st-in-a-roadside-stop-in-iceland/53053234" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">St&ouml;&eth;in Roadside Stop</a> in Borgarnes, Iceland by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/63480/krads" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KRADS</a>, Photo: Kristinn Magn&uacute;sson)</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/49542780/a-dissident-did-our-guesthouse A Dissident Did Our Guesthouse Archinect 2012-05-29T14:08:00-04:00 >2012-06-04T14:08:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/au/au51srsnxlk3i312.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It is one thing to own a dozen original &ldquo;Zodiac Head&rdquo; sculptures by the Chinese artist, dissident, and human-rights cause c&eacute;l&egrave;bre Ai Weiwei. It is quite another to live in a house partially designed by him. But such is the good fortune of two Columbia County art collectors, who six years ago commissioned the Swiss firm HHF Architects and its scruffily bearded collaborator to build them a home with a detached guesthouse and garage on a pastoral 40-acre plot upstate.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/32311250/glowing-red-garnet-pavilions-educate-travelers-on-italy-s-timmelsjoch-road Glowing Red Garnet Pavilions Educate Travelers on Italy’s Timmelsjoch Road MikeChino 2011-12-26T16:31:58-05:00 >2011-12-28T15:31:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/69/69h58xmjxl6jcaga.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Perched high above the town of Moos in the Italian Alps is a glowing pair of garnet-shaped structures that serve as a stop along the Timmelsjoch High Alpine Road. Modeled on the geological rock formations found in the Passeiertal valley and designed by Werner Tscholl, the pavilions are the first structures to be built along the road as part of the Timmelsjoch Experience.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/28976038/brick-swarm Brick Swarm Archinect 2011-11-27T19:05:03-05:00 >2011-12-02T14:51:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/46/463761638e4a832c236f7dadeac700e1.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Semi-autonomous flying robots programmed by Swiss architects Gramazio &amp; Kohler "will lift, transport and assemble 1500 polystyrene foam bricks" next month&mdash;starting 2 December 2011&mdash;at the FRAC Center in France. The result, they hope, will be a "3.5 meter wide structure."</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/15428474/the-6-most-dubious-green-projects-from-dubai The 6 Most Dubious “Green” Projects from Dubai MikeChino 2011-08-01T17:11:22-04:00 >2011-08-01T20:27:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fx/fxia7ayg446ce4iy.jpg" width="514" height="399" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Despite a handful of genuinely sustainable developments taking place in Dubai, the Emirate has an embarrassing reputation for realizing some of the world's most absurd "green" projects. Inhabitat has compiled a list of our favorite to poke fun at, including the world's tallest tennis court.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/9180616/o-mighty-green O’ Mighty Green Beatriz Ramo 2011-06-08T07:43:27-04:00 >2011-08-07T19:06:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u4/u48thfpjde5zguhy.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> 0. Introduction<br> Sustainability currently shares many qualities with God; supreme concept, omnipotent, omnipresent, and omniscient; creator and judge, protector, and (...) saviour of the universe and the humanity. And, like God, it has millions of believers. Since we humans are relatively simpleminded and suspicious and need evidence before belief can become conviction, Green has come to represent sustainability; has become its incarnation in the human world. But sustainability, like God, might not have a form, nor a colour&hellip;</p> <p> 1. Emancipation<br> In a desperate attempt to give shape to an all-encompassing ideology the Green proves to work as the quickest and easiest representation of sustainability. The Green is the only symbol able to keep pace with today&rsquo;s lack of patience and hunger for images; a Lady Gaga-Sustainability: effective, noticeable, creative, sensationalist. In a persistent effort to become the allegory of Sustainability, Green has been emancipated as its caricature.</p> <p> ...</p>