Archinect - News 2015-11-26T05:44:38-05:00 The new OMA-designed Garage Museum opens in Moscow Nicholas Korody 2015-06-12T17:47:00-04:00 >2015-06-16T18:29:09-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="507" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The design is relatively straightforward and free of OMA&rsquo;s usual quirky structural tricks, once you get past the sliding entrance portals. Plywood-lined steps...lead you to an educational area, where visitors can explore the Garage digital archive, and back down the terraced levels of a bookshop. Up on the main gallery floor, there&rsquo;s a big open space, currently filled with ping-pong antics...When the building is finally completed in [Sept.], a big red staircase will lead up to an open roof-deck.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art opened this week in Moscow. Described by Rem Koolhaas as "not restoring the building, but preserving its decay," the OMA-helmed intervention comprised sheathing a Soviet-era restaurant in a polycarbonate skin. Funded by&nbsp;Dasha Zhukova, the museum is launching&nbsp;with&nbsp;exhibits by&nbsp;Rirkrit Tiravanija,&nbsp;Yayoi Kusama, and Taryn Simon.</p><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Koolhaas-designed Garage Museum pavilion prepares for grand opening</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rem Koolhaas and Dasha Zhukova share what's in store for the new Garage Museum</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Garage Museum Teaches an Old Building New Tricks</a></li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&#8203;</a><img title="" alt="" src=""></p> Buy Condo, Then Add Parking Spot for $1 Million Miles Jaffe 2014-09-10T13:17:00-04:00 >2014-09-10T14:27:19-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new development, 42 Crosby Street, is pushing the limits of New York City real estate to new heights with 10 underground parking spots that will cost more per square foot than the apartments being sold upstairs. At $250,000 a tire, the parking spaces in the underground garage cost more than four times the national median sales price for a home, which is $217,800, according to Zillow.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The best thing about this article was the NYT pop up ad for luxury condos in Chelsea.</p> James Bond-style Pond and Parking Garage Entrance by HOSPER Alexander Walter 2012-07-26T18:07:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T09:46:04-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier this week, we featured the urban square design GENK C-m!ne by Dutch landscape and urban design firm HOSPER. Here's another project by them we really enjoyed: an almost 8,000 square foot ornamental pond on top of an underground parking garage which rivals any James Bond supervillan lair. The fascinating garage entrance, which has won multiple design awards, is part of the larger urban and landscape master plan HOSPER drew up for the land of the historic Hageveld Estate, near Amsterdam.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Facebook's Garage Billions Orhan Ayyüce 2011-06-24T13:52:59-04:00 >2011-06-24T14:44:52-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Garages, of course, hold a storied place in Silicon Valley lore. Think Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG), which all started in garages. The start-up garage is a powerful symbol of the do-it-yourself underdog, and the creative, collaborative and scrappy culture they hope to reinforce through the renovation of the 57-acre former Sun Microsystems campus and new construction on an adjacent 22-acre parcel over the next few years.</p></em><br /><br /><p> I couldn't see architects' name in approx. 1000 words article. Only words come from&nbsp;John Tenanes, the director of global real estate facilities who is overseeing the project...</p>