Archinect - News 2014-07-28T22:48:28-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/87395137/grimshaw-completes-the-nature-inspired-ecorium-their-first-project-in-asia Grimshaw completes the nature-inspired Ecorium, their first project in Asia Justine Testado 2013-11-25T20:14:00-05:00 >2013-12-02T22:51:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jr/jr6uvm9jxizutl6l.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22827902/grimshaw-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grimshaw Architects</a> recently announced the completion of the Ecorium at the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea -- making this the firm's first project in Asia.</p> <p> The newly built ecological educational and research center gives visitors a first-hand experience to learn about the Earth's ecosystems all in one place.</p> <p> Below are more details on the project:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9q/9qc100pa9b7xl97w.jpg" title=""></p> <p> "The project, which was secured through a turnkey design and build competition hosted by Korea&rsquo;s Ministry of the Environment, uses nature as an immersive teaching tool to showcase the world&rsquo;s diverse ecosystems. Grimshaw&rsquo;s New York studio was appointed by Samsung Construction and worked alongside Samoo Architects and Engineers.</p> <p> The project concept is inspired by the form of an oxbow lake, an aquatic body created by the evolving erosion of a meandering river. The masterplan guides the visitor flow through a series of botanical gardens and into Ecorium."</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qh/qh4gxwe7mmyd7us2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> "Visitors travel through five biomes, seeing, hearing...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/70943128/grimshaw-submits-development-application-for-landmark-tower Grimshaw submits Development Application for landmark tower Archinect 2013-04-07T18:56:00-04:00 >2013-04-09T18:57:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3v/3v04qmj69pzbj38p.jpg" width="514" height="271" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Grimshaw has submitted a Development Application on behalf of Parramatta City Council for a landmark mixed-use tower. The Aspire Tower emerged from a design excellence competition held by the Council and is set to establish a new benchmark for innovative, passive-environmental design in Australian high-rise developments. Designed to act as a catalyst project for Parramatta Square, the tower provides high density, urban residential living which is not only affordable but also sustainable.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/90/90mv8cw4terb1jii.jpg" title=""></p> <p> As one of the tallest structures in Australia, the engineering of Aspire Tower consciously orientates itself to the wind and to sunlight. The highly adaptable facades accommodate all of the various planning arrangements of apartment type into a modular system. The tower&rsquo;s striking sculptural form twists upwards from its Church Street alignment to maximise the capture of the sun, the breeze and northern views for its residents.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z6/z6q8vypf72pi4ixg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The accommodation within the tower is situated in two east an...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/57198945/cutty-sark-wins-award-as-worst-new-building-in-britain Cutty Sark wins award as worst new building in Britain Archinect 2012-09-13T13:37:00-04:00 >2012-10-20T14:33:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qh/qhawz8pzlel306ya.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architects, Grimshaw, have taken something delicate and beautiful and surrounded it with a building that looks like a 1980s bus station. Clumsy and ineptly detailed, their new glass greenhouse around the Cutty Sark totally ruins her thrilling lines, obscures much of her exquisite gilding and cynically forces anyone who actually wants to see her to pay their &pound;12 and go inside.</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/19500407/grimshaw-unveils-manhattan-project Grimshaw unveils Manhattan project Archinect 2011-09-06T13:27:00-04:00 >2012-10-25T17:42:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9ffee78fb0e114b748ab070012bde3bd.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grimshaw Architects has revealed designs for two Manhattan city &ldquo;superblocks&rdquo; as part of New York University&rsquo;s city-wide development programme.</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>