Archinect - News 2014-07-22T03:24:59-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75793200/kinesis-honorable-mention-2013-burnham-prize-competition Kinesis Honorable Mention 2013 Burnham Prize Competition NELC 2013-06-24T11:56:00-04:00 >2013-06-24T11:57:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tq/tqn2t11cmm3mthq5.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This honorable mention was described by the jury as an elegant and sleek design with smart and innovative use of materials and good integration of elements.</p></em><br /><br /><p> KINESIS&nbsp;<br> Chicago BRT iconic stations design<br> Design Team: Natassa Lianou, Ermis Chalvatzis</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/176vmf1qfj9t4vqy.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Kinesis project, proposes dynamic and iconic light weight structures which land into the city of Chicago and create unique stations for the new BRT network. Since Chicago has a rich architectural and innovative engineering heritage, the BRT stations must consist contemporary statements of Chicago 's on-going evolution. Thus, the design is inspired from the speed and fluidity of contemporary urban life, while it presents a signature statement and brand identity of the BRT operation into Chicago streets.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5y/5ysc68c0teq5nkje.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The structure is consisted from the solid platform/ground, the roof/tensile membrane and the in-between glazing stripe, where these three elements blend together to produce extra features such as seating areas, ticket turnstiles, recycling bins, real-time passenger info display, landscape. Everything is connected and integrated into a unique design language able to represent the hig...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75461987/winners-of-the-2013-burnham-prize-competition-next-stop-designing-chicago-brt-stations Winners of the 2013 Burnham Prize Competition: NEXT STOP-Designing Chicago BRT Stations Alexander Walter 2013-06-17T19:09:00-04:00 >2013-06-17T19:45:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ea/ea9sve9j2kwzgl9k.jpg" width="514" height="243" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Chicago Architectural Club and the Chicago Architecture Foundation recently announced the winners of the 2013 Burnham Prize Competition - NEXT STOP: Designing Chicago BRT Stations. An exhibition of winning designs and all competition entries is currently on view at the Chicago Architecture Foundation&rsquo;s Atrium gallery (224 S Michigan Ave) until June 28.</p></em><br /><br /><p> See also: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/75463392/hurry-up-and-slow-down-2013-burnham-prize-next-stop-citation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hurry Up and Slow Down - 2013 Burnham Prize NEXT STOP Citation</a></p>