Archinect - News 2016-05-06T20:29:41-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149425610/albright-knox-gallery-announces-short-list-of-firms-for-80m-expansion-sn-hetta-big-oma-why-allied-works Albright-Knox Gallery announces short list of firms for $80m expansion: Snøhetta, BIG, OMA, wHY, Allied Works Nicholas Korody 2016-03-02T12:51:00-05:00 >2016-03-16T00:06:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7b/7bs8k30weryhfjqe.jpg" width="514" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Albright-Knox Art Gallery wants to create a public space that could rival Canalside while expanding and remaking one of the city&rsquo;s most recognizable institutions. And gallery officials are looking to some of the most respected architects in the world to make it happen. They have narrowed the list of potential architects for the gallery&rsquo;s upcoming expansion project to five firms with experience building in challenging urban environments.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Located in the historic, Frederick Law Olmsted-designed Delaware Park, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is one of the major cultural hotspots of New York State's second largest city. Now, the contemporary and modern art gallery plans a major expansion of its facilities, which originally opened in 1905 and later gained an addition designed by Gordon Bushaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.</p><p>The Albright-Knox Gallery announced a preliminary list of prominent designers, with a plan to select one by mid-June. The firms are:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/snohetta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Sn&oslash;hetta</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Bjarke Ingels Group</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>OMA</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/77378666/why" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>wHY</strong></a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/895/allied-works-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Allied Works Architecture</strong></a></li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/25/25lxfk3tyzoin81k.jpg"></p><p>Unlike with other architectural competitions, the Albright-Knox Galley has not asked the firms to submit a near-finalized design. Instead, they've incorporated a yearlong period into the planning process, in order to foster close collaboration with the chosen architects.</p><p>&ldquo;We&rsquo;re not in a design competition to choose a design and then build it. We&rsquo;re in a process of choosing a partner,&rdquo; Albright-Knox director Janne Sir...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147822216/the-designs-of-allied-works-a-counter-proposal-to-the-age-of-instant-image-making The designs of Allied Works – a "counter proposal to the age of instant image making" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-02-10T17:24:00-05:00 >2016-02-11T15:20:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/23/238c5c4162ebb023dfde77ad9a237087.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What I like and what I believe about those sketches and models is that they&rsquo;re distillations of ideas ... They could become art installations, or they could become buildings. They&rsquo;re sort of hybrid pieces in the world of visual ideas before they become buildings [...] I always go see the site and try to discern what the energy, nature, and character of the place are&mdash;the possibilities of a place. Then I start drawing.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More from the Portland, OR and NYC-based firm:</p><ul><li><a title="Clemson scraps its modern building plan" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/114114885/clemson-scraps-its-modern-building-plan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clemson scraps its modern building plan</a></li><li><a title="Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105020838/charleston-groups-sue-over-approval-of-clemson-architecture-center-s-proposed-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design</a></li><li><a title="New Clemson University architecture building set to test Charleston's limits on context" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59031955/new-clemson-university-architecture-building-set-to-test-charleston-s-limits-on-context" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Clemson University architecture building set to test Charleston's limits on context</a></li><li><a title="Architect Brad Cloepfil: On architecture, design in Portland, and Allied Works' first creative phase " href="http://archinect.com/news/article/35781589/architect-brad-cloepfil-on-architecture-design-in-portland-and-allied-works-first-creative-phase" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect Brad Cloepfil: On architecture, design in Portland, and Allied Works' first creative phase</a></li><li><a title="Allied Works Architecture unveils design of new National Music Centre in Calgary" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/10847279/allied-works-architecture-unveils-design-of-new-national-music-centre-in-calgary" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allied Works Architecture unveils design of new National Music Centre in Calgary</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/132333013/with-modern-charleston-building-off-the-table-clemson-looking-to-lease-space-for-its-architecture-center With modern Charleston building off the table, Clemson looking to lease space for its architecture center Alexander Walter 2015-07-20T13:15:00-04:00 >2015-07-25T14:43:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0c/0cc45d60ab24231e077246140d45830b.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Clemson University plans to lease space in downtown Charleston to house all of its locally based architecture and historic preservation programs until it decides on a permanent location. The decision comes about eight months after the university scrubbed plans for a contemporary architecture center at George and Meeting streets. The proposed building&rsquo;s sleek design sparked a lawsuit by neighborhoods and preservation groups.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/114114885/clemson-scraps-its-modern-building-plan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clemson scraps its modern building plan</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/114114885/clemson-scraps-its-modern-building-plan Clemson scraps its modern building plan Alexander Walter 2014-11-20T14:07:00-05:00 >2014-11-26T23:15:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d7/d7131e6aaee42fd18177cc08d04f7941.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Clemson University has backed off its plans to build a modern architecture center at Meeting and George streets - a project applauded at first but later bitterly fought by two neighborhoods and preservation groups. Clemson announced its decision to change course on its $10 million Spaulding Paolozzi Center in the wake of a recent lawsuit filed challenging how the city's Board of Architectural Review handled its approval.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105020838/charleston-groups-sue-over-approval-of-clemson-architecture-center-s-proposed-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105020838/charleston-groups-sue-over-approval-of-clemson-architecture-center-s-proposed-design Charleston groups sue over approval of Clemson architecture center's proposed design Alexander Walter 2014-07-25T14:32:00-04:00 >2014-11-24T16:31:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4e/4e1ccf67d3cd1a4c938c38d41d38776f.jpg" width="514" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last month, the Board of Architectural Review voted 4-2 to give preliminary approval to the Spaulding Paolozzi Center design by Portland, Ore., architect Brad Cloepfil. The vote marked the second level of approval in the city's three-step review. [...] This week, the Historic Charleston Foundation, the Preservation Society and the Charlestowne and Historic Ansonborough neighborhood associations took their fight to another venue: Charleston County's Court of Common Pleas.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102789462/clemson-architecture-center-gets-city-approval-residents-pan-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clemson architecture center gets city approval; residents pan design</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102789462/clemson-architecture-center-gets-city-approval-residents-pan-design Clemson architecture center gets city approval; residents pan design Alexander Walter 2014-06-26T15:07:00-04:00 >2014-07-02T17:59:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d2918f7ebb972b60dc2787dd1c8b7c0a.jpg" width="514" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Charleston's Board of Architectural Review voted 4-2 Wednesday to allow what may be the most strikingly contemporary building ever placed before it. Architect Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture said the board's approval of the proposed Clemson Architecture Center design may reverberate beyond its site at George and Meeting streets. "What's exciting to me is it's a moment in this city. It's a pivot point," he said. "It just elevates the discussion of architecture [...]."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59031955/new-clemson-university-architecture-building-set-to-test-charleston-s-limits-on-context" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Clemson University architecture building set to test Charleston's limits on context</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59091852/after-hailstorm-of-complaints-board-approves-clemson-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">After hailstorm of complaints, board approves Clemson design</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/67665085/allied-works-breaks-ground-on-new-tasting-room-for-oregon-winery 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7m/7myp032gecaz4pn2.jpg" width="514" height="293" 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dxyx658mrz4hpqmf.jpg" 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5q/5qwb1v6txzamsprz.jpg" 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> http://archinect.com/news/article/59091852/after-hailstorm-of-complaints-board-approves-clemson-design After hailstorm of complaints, board approves Clemson design Archinect 2012-10-11T14:17:00-04:00 >2012-10-12T03:33:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3b/3be16ade828f611d2619161dcf2d8ba1.jpg" width="514" height="235" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Audience members sat on the floor and stood in the aisles in the packed third-floor conference room where the BAR holds its hearings. Numerous neighborhood associations and preservationists had come to weigh in on the design, but the size of the crowd was also partly due to College of Charleston professor David Payne, who brought his historic preservation and community planning class to observe the melee.</p></em><br /><br /><p> From yesterday,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59031955/new-clemson-university-architecture-building-set-to-test-charleston-s-limits-on-context" target="_blank">New Clemson University architecture building set to test Charleston's limits on context</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59031955/new-clemson-university-architecture-building-set-to-test-charleston-s-limits-on-context New Clemson University architecture building set to test Charleston's limits on context Archinect 2012-10-10T17:14:00-04:00 >2012-10-22T15:59:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zd/zd74455dm6jd40bj.jpg" width="514" height="265" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;We were hired to do the most important piece of contemporary architecture &mdash; or architecture of our time &mdash; that we can do in this city,&rdquo; Cloepfil says. The design for the 30,000-square-foot center at the northeast corner of George and Meeting streets includes three rectangular masses, not unlike grand three-story single houses in their approximate size.</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/38775519/clemson-selects-allied-works-and-e-e-fava-for-new-architecture-center-building Clemson selects Allied Works and e.e. fava for new architecture center building Archinect 2012-02-20T18:48:00-05:00 >2012-02-20T21:56:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gojzrpbn1hpdk4g.jpg" width="514" height="95" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The school announced Friday that it has selected Allied Works Architecture of Portland and e.e. fava architects, etc. of Charleston to design a new three-story building at George and Meeting streets. Richard Goodstein, dean of Clemson's College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, said the firms were chosen "because of their deep experience in urban design, their commitment to sustainability and their demonstrated sensitivity to place and context."</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/35781589/architect-brad-cloepfil-on-architecture-design-in-portland-and-allied-works-first-creative-phase Architect Brad Cloepfil: On architecture, design in Portland, and Allied Works' first creative phase Archinect 2012-01-25T20:40:00-05:00 >2012-01-26T21:27:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ff/ffc06ed697a7ba17c6c31759de919070.jpg" width="380" height="511" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The majority of architecture culture just puts out books. I mean, if we were to participate in that consumer culture of architecture publications, we would have put a book out six or seven years ago. But I wanted to wait until we had buildings. We feature one competition in the book and the rest of it is about real projects. That means a lot to me as an architect.</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/10847279/allied-works-architecture-unveils-design-of-new-national-music-centre-in-calgary Allied Works Architecture unveils design of new National Music Centre in Calgary Paul Petrunia 2011-06-22T19:14:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T14:41:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0x/0xen2g72y3ea0m7r.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two years after holding an international architectural competition that saw world-renowned designers face off in a public presentation, the National Music Centre revealed the extraordinary final design by Allied Works Architecture, the winner of the competition.</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>