Archinect - News 2015-03-27T03:06:31-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/123591960/frch-design-worldwide-upgrades-zaha-hadid-s-contemporary-arts-center-lobby-in-cincinnati FRCH Design Worldwide upgrades Zaha Hadid's Contemporary Arts Center lobby in Cincinnati Justine Testado 2015-03-23T17:40:00-04:00 >2015-03-24T12:30:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fd9rcy82denly7qb.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>After moving a few times in Cincinnati throughout the later half of the 20th century, the <a href="http://contemporaryartscenter.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Contemporary Arts Center</a> relocated into its current home at the Lois &amp; Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Arts in 2003. Designed by Zaha Hadid, who won the commission in the late 1990s, the building is the first U.S. contemporary art institution designed by a woman. Shortly after the building opened, Herbert Muschamp of The New York Times hailed the building as "the most important American building to be completed since the end of the Cold War.&rdquo; The non-collecting museum has housed temporary exhibitions, installations, and performances.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ls/lsg7jt10me9g8ngk.jpg"></p><p>Hadid envisioned the CAC building as an "urban carpet" that draws in pedestrians to experience the interior space by walking on a gently sloping meandering path. Aiming to connect the building's monochromatic exterior with its "playful" interior, FRCH added a cafe, lounge, and seating area in hopes to create a livelier and welcoming lobby for visitors. "We...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108483141/repurposing-old-rail-stations-in-the-rust-belt-what-buffalo-detroit-and-cincinnati-can-tell-us-about-adaptive-reuse Repurposing Old Rail Stations in the Rust Belt: What Buffalo, Detroit, and Cincinnati can tell us about adaptive reuse Alexander Walter 2014-09-08T13:39:00-04:00 >2014-09-09T21:41:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/06/063626a445369251be0e7d75f101bfd1.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The CTRC&rsquo;s efforts are part of a larger phenomenon of rail station preservation occurring throughout the Rust Belt, including places such as Cincinnati&rsquo;s Union Terminal, and Detroit&rsquo;s Michigan Central Station. And while a geographic disadvantage and heavy rehabilitation costs make for an uphill battle, the Buffalo nonprofit and its ebullient members have high hopes for the future.</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/92914568/get-lectured-university-of-cincinnati-spring-14 Get Lectured: University of Cincinnati, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-02-05T13:03:00-05:00 >2014-02-05T21:31:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xw/xwrqobu80ilv783s.jpg" width="514" height="710" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</strong></a><br><br>Archinect's Get Lectured is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. Be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next poster for this week comes from the University of Cincinnati, School of Architecture and Interior Design (SAID). Their two-sided poster shows the year's lecture events while the other side can fold up to reveal school acronyms. <strong>See it in action below</strong>.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>All lectures take place at <strong>4:30 pm</strong> in <strong>DAAP Room 5401</strong> unless noted: <strong>Aronoff Center for Design, 2624 Clifton Ave</strong>. Listed below are upcoming events only.&nbsp;Free and open to the public.</p><p><strong>FEBRUARY</strong><br><br><em>Feb 5</em><br><strong>Michael Pyatok</strong> / Principal - Pyatok Architects</p><p><em>Feb 12</em><br><strong>Stanley ...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67513941/live-make-industrial-arts-center-cincinnati-results LIVEĀ·MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati Results Alexander Walter 2013-02-13T14:29:00-05:00 >2013-02-18T18:09:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ua/uamb2kggdtoc01yk.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Results have recently been unveiled in the international design ideas competition LIVE&middot;MAKE Industrial Arts Center Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in partnership with the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation had launched this competition as a call for architectural proposals of a membership-based facility that will [...] help shape a new economic opportunity for the city of Cincinnati, Ohio.</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/67371155/frank-lloyd-wright-s-cincinnati-tonkens-house-for-sale-for-first-time Frank Lloyd Wright's Cincinnati Tonkens House For Sale For First Time Archinect 2013-02-11T11:45:00-05:00 >2013-02-17T09:35:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pg/pgzci4ze84ezc14p.jpg" width="514" height="292" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designed by the legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1955 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991, the Gerald B. and Beverley Tonkens House was listed for the first time ever this week, with an asking price of $1.788M.</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>