Archinect - News 2014-11-24T01:54:22-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/85918146/weeksville-heritage-center-by-caples-jefferson-architects Weeksville Heritage Center by Caples Jefferson Architects caplesjefferson 2013-11-06T15:41:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T22:02:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mz/mz4erc9jf4cxc07c.jpg" width="514" height="213" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following a strong architectural language of repetition, movement, rhythm, and proportion the &lsquo;weeksville heritage center&rsquo; designed by American firm caples jefferson architects PC serves as a gateway to a 19th century african-american freedman&rsquo;s settlement. the sustainably built complex is located in brooklyn, new york and features a new two-story, 23,000 sq ft building and 41,000 sq ft of landscape that redefines the site&rsquo;s context.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Weeksville Heritage Center is a new sustainable cultural center designed by Caples Jefferson Architects PC. It is a two-story, 23,000 sq ft new building and 41,000 sq ft interpretive landscape, located at the intersection of Buffalo Avenue and Bergen Street in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. In the 1960&rsquo;s, four remaining buildings from this Brooklyn settlement were rediscovered. through 40 years of impassioned community support, the site eventually grew to serve as a focal african-american heritage site.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1w/1wsfs5n35zyaxpst.jpg" title="">The primary purpose of the new structure and landscape is to serve as a gateway to the historic houses on the premises - remnants of the 19th century free African American community of Weeksville - with state-of-the-art exhibition, performance and educational facilities, as well as to provide a green oasis for visitors and the local community. The main lobby includes introductory exhibits and leads to a gallery, a lecture and performance space for 200, classrooms...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69336292/2013-aia-new-york-chapter-design-awards-urban-design-winners 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards: Urban Design Winners Alexander Walter 2013-03-12T19:05:00-04:00 >2013-03-18T18:37:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x3/x3k4yfywuz4ya2d7.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>To conclude our mini-showcasing of the 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Award winners, here are now the two Honor and five Merit award winners in the category Urban Design selected by the jurors David Coomes, Kathryn Gustafson, PLA, ASLA, Hon. FRIBA, and Alex Krieger, FAIA.</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/69335691/2013-aia-new-york-chapter-design-awards-projects-winners 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards: Projects Winners Alexander Walter 2013-03-12T19:00:00-04:00 >2013-03-27T00:59:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5eafiskl9ptsjtg9.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> &nbsp;In our previous posts, we have published the winners of the 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards in the categories Architecture and Interiors. Here are now the eight award winners in the Projects category selected by the jurors Michelle Addington, Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, and Eric H&ouml;weler, AIA, LEEP AP.</p> <p> Submitted projects had to be completed by architects/designers practicing in New York, or be New York projects designed by architects/designers based elsewhere.</p> <p> All winning work will be exhibited in the Design Awards exhibition at the Center for Architecture beginning April 18, with an opening reception from 6-8pm. The exhibition will remain on view through May 31. Exhibition design by Kokoro &amp; Moi.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4w/4wxslch0fbtdsxn5.jpg" title=""><br> Projects Honor Awards Winner: K&aacute;polna Madaras in Madaras, Harghita, Romania by Christopher Johnson Architect with Ramona Albert (Image Credit: C.Johnson/R.Albert)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jh/jhdsufy16zqbg922.jpg" title=""><br> Projects Merit Award Winners: Webb Chapel Park Pavilion in Dallas, TX by Cooper Joseph Studio (Image Credit: ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69335690/2013-aia-new-york-chapter-design-awards-interiors-winners 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards: Interiors Winners Alexander Walter 2013-03-12T18:56:00-04:00 >2013-03-18T18:38:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sk/sk3uqdl37yhld8l6.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Here are now the two Honor and four Merit award winners in the Interiors category selected by the jurors Amanda Levete, Andrew Wells, FAIA, LEEP AP, and Clive Wilkinson, FAIA, RIBA.</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/69335689/2013-aia-new-york-chapter-design-awards-architecture-winners 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Awards: Architecture Winners Alexander Walter 2013-03-12T18:51:00-04:00 >2013-06-21T10:59:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4s/4s3kpzta3nh6mmnb.jpg" width="514" height="528" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2013 AIA New York Chapter Design Award winners have been unveiled, honoring 42 outstanding projects in the four award categories, Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design. [...] All winning work will be exhibited in the Design Awards exhibition at the Center for Architecture beginning April 18, with an opening reception from 6-8pm. The exhibition will remain on view through May 31.</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>