Archinect - News 2015-07-31T15:27:27-04:00 KKT architects envision tornado-shaped tower for downtown Tulsa Justine Testado 2015-03-11T21:34:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T18:12:04-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>An old two-story warehouse on 202 S. Guthrie may appear as just another underdeveloped property for people driving through the streets of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. But for locally based Kinslow, Keith &amp; Todd architects, the current 28,000 sq.ft parking structure has enough potential to become the base for a funnel-shaped tower dubbed as the "Tornado Tower."</p><p>Considering that Tulsa has a fairly long <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">history of tornadoes</a>, a tornado-shaped tower may not seem so outlandish. KKT architects conjured up the Tornado Tower for <em>Tulsa People </em>magazine's recent <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Reimagining downtown"</a> article, which states that KKT wanted to design an iconic Oklahoma-themed building that would open up people's perspectives on buildings and of Tulsa. While some may see it as an ideal space for weather forecasting and research purposes, the tower would surely attract plenty of tourism to the city.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>And rightly so. Located near the BOK Center and Cox Business Center, the 250-300 feet tall mixed-use tower would consist o...</p> Donate to Architecture for Humanity to help rebuild Moore, Oklahoma Archinect 2013-05-22T13:52:00-04:00 >2013-05-30T10:24:04-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architecture for Humanity is working with local and regional construction professionals to begin assessments and support rebuilding work after an F-4 tornado ripped through the heart of Moore, OK and surrounding communities.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Architecture for Humanity focuses on helping communities beyond the relief phase of disaster. The agency is currently working on rebuilding efforts post Superstorm Sandy and rebuilt in communities affected by Hurricane Katrina. Architecture for Humanity is mobilizing to assist in long term-reconstruction to help rebuild Moore and the surrounding communities. The agency works to incorporate resiliency and disaster mitigation strategies, leaving communities safer and stronger than before.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="" title=""></a></p> <p> &ldquo;After the Haiti earthquake students from Moore West Junior High raised funds for the organization to help rebuild schools for displaced students. Our thoughts are with the entire community of Moore, OK and those affected,&rdquo; said Cameron Sinclair, Co-founder, Architecture for Humanity.</p> Goff's Bavinger House collapses Donna Sink 2011-06-23T23:15:48-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="333" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architectural oddity either fell to a recent microburst of high winds in Norman, or at the hand of the owner.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Mystery surrounds the current condition of the work of an odd genius.</p>