Archinect - News 2016-08-30T07:05:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149957866/tour-zaha-hadid-s-stacked-vases-tower-in-australia Tour Zaha Hadid's "stacked vases" tower in Australia Julia Ingalls 2016-07-14T12:49:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T23:35:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z9/z9rqjgvna40va8b5.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Imagine blending the veiny facade of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63273060/gehry-s-8-spruce-street-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">8 Spruce Street</a> and the jaunty offset of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/85537199/so-il-and-gensler-to-design-creative-cultural-incubator-for-new-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Museum</a> with Zaha Hadid's signature grace, and you might get something like the 54-story, 70,000 square meter 600 Collins Street, a tower that is reminiscent of a stacked series of ridged vases. The four principal segments of the tower each denote a different part of the program while simultaneously integrating access to public transit and creating civic space.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vt/vt2t0yxrhklo71t2.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8q/8qqq7kc74gi6g2e1.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The design has been defined by Melbourne&rsquo;s rich and diverse urban landscape, reinterpreted in a contemporary solution driven by the logical division of its overall volume that will enhance the city&rsquo;s public realm with generous communal spaces,&rdquo; said Zaha Hadid Architects&rsquo; Michele Pasca di Magliano. &ldquo;We are honored to be working with our partners in Melbourne to deliver this project for the city.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/p9/p95ppzz56csz1myd.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5c/5cktx3oe8mm6msrx.jpg"></p><p>Here's a video showing site context:</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955418/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-07-01T14:28:00-04:00 >2016-07-03T18:06:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w6/w6e3266dx1vkm097.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/li/li0v8ya0n1geqt0t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects/project/vineyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vineyard House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aros Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n96r2q0vd7fyk8gz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/BBRUSH/project/omi-rock-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMI Rock Pavilion</a> in Ghent, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/BBRUSH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BRUSH</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4x/4xr9hzzwy4wmmksd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/boysplaynice/project/the-house-for-mark-tka" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House for Mark&eacute;tka</a> in the Czech Republic by The Mj&ouml;lk architekti; Photo: <a href="http://archinect.com/boysplaynice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BoysPlayNice</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fj/fjs4n4husttbetye.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96424883/house-k/147411811" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House K</a> in D&uuml;sseldorf, Germany by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/96424883/wannenmacher-m-ller-architekten-gmbh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten GmbH</a> with XYZ Designers</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/51/51102jwhuw4ao9mp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a/project/venafi-slc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venafi SLC</a> in Salt Lake City, UT in <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Christensen Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gj/gjteijcl7sgjr22j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur/project/vre-tomtegate-7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Oslash;vre Tomtegate 7</a> in Enebakkneset, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m4/m43qgp2vv0ezh85x.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors/project/contemporary-twilight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Contemporary Twilight</a> in Aventura, FL by <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DKOR Interiors Inc.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fh/fhka5q3vi7ex9brg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/43037457/island-complex/74200934" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Island Complex</a> in Paihia, New Zealand by <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bossley Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0a/0avlmms12z5zi1qr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/145544607/the-wave/145545409" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wave</a> in&nbsp;Valparaiso, Chile by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/145544607/the-scarcity-and-creativity-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Scarcity and Creativity Studio</a> within <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/3943467/the-oslo-school-of-architecture-and-design-aho" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">t...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944734/fundermax-clever-mounting-systems-for-success FunderMax – Clever Mounting Systems for Success Sponsor 2016-05-16T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T23:08:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/um/um8xtr0ak4117xho.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FunderMax</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>With the Modulo and Scaleo Rainscreen Cladding systems, FunderMax offers panels, mounting system and all the necessary accessories from a single source. Thus, you not only efficiently save time with your purchase and installation, you can also be confident that you will receive impact resistant, attractive, durable and UV resistant panels and accessories with proven FunderMax quality.<strong> </strong></p><p><strong>SCALEO: A Robust Fa&ccedil;ade System with a Perfect Look </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8b/8b0kogh72vpsz6ke.jpg"></p><p>Pre-fabricated Max Exterior Panels for Scaleo Lap Siding make it easy to design and install robust and modern facades. With the engineered and easy to install mounting system, a fa&ccedil;ade of durable, UV resistant, and maintenance free Scaleo Lap Siding creates a beautiful and functional building exterior. The product characteristics make Scaleo Lap Siding a fa&ccedil;ade material with comprehensive protection. The double-hardened acrylic curing process provides a non-porous surface with tremendous abrasion resistance and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149945215/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-05-13T19:10:00-04:00 >2016-05-22T21:11:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ku/kuyjqom66svhd6vr.jpg" width="514" height="394" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/color/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Color</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xw/xwzi9yx98x5a1egi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a/project/venafi-slc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venafi SLC</a> in Salt Lake City, UT in <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Christensen Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8m/8mxeqgoio2udglov.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/openarch/project/stepped-courtyards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stepped Courtyards</a> in Fuzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/openarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OPEN Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5n/5nv1t6tz3rhn2cq8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/renewed-classic-eichler-by-klopf-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renewed Classic Eichler</a> in&nbsp;Sunnyvale, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qh/qh5ppwow20xdmhaf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/echaurimoralesarquitectos/project/rinconada-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rinconada House</a> in Zapopan, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/echaurimoralesarquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Echauri Morales Arquitectos</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m1/m1uir8h0juezvwna.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/aplusa/project/great-wall-yunmo-winery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Great Wall Yunmo Winery</a> in Yinchuan, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/aplusa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a+a anderloni associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g6/g6jqgekrhtyp9680.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects/project/vineyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vineyard House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aros Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ul/ulb9fsbmbnnma1wu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop/project/gentle-genius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentle Genius</a> in Altamura, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GG-loop</a>; Photo: Michael Sieber</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gysa5powhb2rwfxc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY/project/vinegar-hill" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vinegar Hill</a> in Brooklyn, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">General Assembly</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/au/au6iozw6njoy8qjw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/behance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Behance</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes/project/nursery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nursery</a> in Buhl, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Coulon &amp; asso...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941625/alucobond-plus-meets-the-higher-requirements-of-fire-regulations-in-architecture Alucobond® PLUS Meets The Higher Requirements Of Fire Regulations In Architecture Sponsor 2016-05-11T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-11T12:34:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/un/undzepmikgyo7qd9.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectMay2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectMay2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a> aluminum composite material (ACM) has been used for exterior cladding products in the North American building construction market for over forty years. Throughout these years, we have continued to be on the forefront of all fire and building code developments.</p><p>Not all Aluminum Composite Materials (ACM) are created equal. Making the correct choice can be a complex process. At Alucobond&reg;, it is critical that the ACM is tested, third-party inspected on a regular basis, and labeled as required by the building code in order to meet the necessary and expected fire performance critical for evacuation and life safety in high-rise structures.</p><p>When an architect, designer, or engineer indicates a project design basis as the International Building Code (IBC), the ACM is regulated within the code by the Metals Composite Materials Section 1407. This division has performance criteria that may require the use of a fire retardant core due to the pro...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149944145/editor-s-picks-445 Editor's Picks #445 Nam Henderson 2016-05-08T23:36:00-04:00 >2016-05-09T07:49:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gddzh0zrgxr45zmx.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At the begining of Apri,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;published '<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149938311/the-internship-test-or-why-even-become-an-architect-at-all" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The internship test or: why even become an architect at all?</a>'&nbsp;For&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/jmiller" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jeremy Miller</a>&nbsp;the&nbsp;takeway was "<em>am clearly paying my intern too much, that must be why I am not a successful famous Architect...But Seriously, &nbsp;I can sort of see an unpaid internship as a summer intern while still in school. But even then, I think they should make the minimum wage. However, Once you are out of school, a professional wage is appropriate.</em>"&nbsp;As he also noted "<em>t</em><em>his is likely a large factor in why we have so little minority representation in Architecture</em>". <strong>Midlander</strong> added "<em>Can you think of any other profession where working for the most-admired offices pays no more and maybe less? You certainly don't hear of top-5 law grads doing unpaid internships to get into big law, or accountants under reporting hours so they can get that charmed consultancy job&hellip;</em>"</p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/alexis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexis Petrunia</a>&nbsp;featured the "<em>Double Stick</em>" residence, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149938601/architectural-panel-tape-proves-its-strength-with-spf-architects-double-stick-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">by </a><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/78556/spf-a-studio-pali-fekete-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Pali Fekete architects</a>, which makes i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941275/the-proven-benefits-of-daylighting-on-employees-and-the-environment The Proven Benefits Of Daylighting On Employees And The Environment Sponsor 2016-04-25T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-05T01:07:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m0/m0zr30t2sjda6c42.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.gkdmetalfabrics.com/applications/sunshade.html/?utm_source=ArchinectAPR252016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=daylighting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GKD Metal Fabrics</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>There are many benefits produced as a byproduct of incorporating daylighting into an office building design. Access to daylight throughout the day improves employee well-being and overall health, even after leaving the office. Besides creating a pleasant working environment for employees, solar protection also plays a key part in supporting sustainable energy efficiency concepts.</p><p>It is important to incorporate a well-designed solar protection system, particularly for buildings with modern glass fa&ccedil;ades. Glass building fa&ccedil;ades are often seen as the ideal solution for energy-efficiency, but they are not the ultimate solution - on their own. Glass buildings result in interior overheating from direct sunlight, but there is a simple design solution available that can reduce solar overexposure throughout the day. Adding a material specifically designed for solar shading, like <a href="http://www.gkdmetalfabrics.com/applications/sunshade.html/?utm_source=ArchinectAPR252016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=daylighting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>GKD Metal Fabrics</strong></a>&rsquo; solar line of metal mesh, offers a way for emp...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149938504/how-alucobond-acm-continues-to-be-on-the-forefront-of-meeting-strict-fire-and-building-code-standards How Alucobond ACM Continues To Be On The Forefront Of Meeting Strict Fire And Building Code Standards Sponsor 2016-04-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-18T05:32:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yf/yfbymrr4l34qgxru.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectApril2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectApril2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a> aluminum composite material (ACM) has been used for exterior cladding products in the North American building construction market for over forty years. Throughout these years, we have continued to be on the forefront of all fire and building code developments.</p><p>Not all Aluminum Composite Materials (ACM) are created equal. Making the correct choice can be a complex process. At Alucobond&reg;, it is critical that the ACM is tested, third-party inspected on a regular basis, and labeled as required by the building code in order to meet the necessary and expected fire performance critical for evacuation and life safety in high-rise structures.</p><p>When an architect, designer, or engineer indicates a project design basis as the International Building Code (IBC), the ACM is regulated within the code by the Metals Composite Materials Section 1407. This division has performance criteria that may require the use of a fire retardant core due to the pro...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940938/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-fancy-facades-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Fancy Facades" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-15T19:10:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T02:00:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1ls3tl6g05uae6g.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/fancy-facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Fancy Facades</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ll/llcwmrprgyf0a77o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop/project/gentle-genius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentle Genius</a> in Altamura, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GG-loop</a>; Photo: Michael Sieber</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5u/5ufmg9kkwwrqcxai.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mateoarquitectura/project/remodelling-of-el-ninot-market-in-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Remodelling of El Ninot Market</a> in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/mateoarquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mateo Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Adri&agrave; Goula</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/na/nakqxpqj73rsngrf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes/project/conservatoire-of-music-dance-and-dramatic-arts-belfort2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Conservatoire of Music, Dance and Dramatic Arts</a> in Belfort, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Coulon &amp; associ&eacute;s</a>; Photo: Eugeni Pons</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pj/pjug8a2eymd8h68z.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/138337272/woodview-mews/138867840" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodview Mews</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/geraghtytaylorarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geraghty Taylor Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tv/tvs0gp6apvnlach7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/museum-of-medical-history-and-innovation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of Medical History and Innovation</a> in Boston, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mg/mgxw8fnh6nct2ce5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53416700/v-gen-high-school-and-sandnes-culture-academy/71940951" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">V&Aring;GEN High School and SANDNES Culture Academy</a> in Sandnes, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0g/0gdo54cqcmm5yr8w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/innisfree" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Innisfree</a> in Seoul, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Innisfree</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/no/nothsbth4vsm0h97.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/851/university-of-aberdeen-new-library/146166982" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149936579/fundermax-for-people-who-create FunderMax – "For people who create" Sponsor 2016-04-04T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-04-11T20:26:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u1/u12ornk2s4elj0fm.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FunderMax</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Whether it is a matter of surfaces, facades or interior furnishings, FunderMax is always to be found at the interface between ideas and materials. We understand architects, fabricators and the furniture industry &ndash; as well as the genuine decision-makers: your customers.</p><p><strong>What we do:</strong><br>We think about the issues, we develop the products and we create them. Our strength lies in well thought out wood-based materials and phenolic compact laminates. We see ourselves as a production facility, a service partner and a design laboratory. Only because we are highly competent in all three fields can we make top-class performance a matter of course.</p><p><strong>What we are proud of:</strong><br>We stand for sustainability, wherever you look: creative brains who are already making an active mark today on the design and product trends of the future; materials created from renewable resources; and energy that is sustainably produced and supplies &ldquo;green&rdquo; electricity and district heating fa...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149936040/visually-stunning-integrated-led-metal-mesh-transforms-facades Visually Stunning Integrated LED Metal Mesh Transforms Facades Sponsor 2016-03-28T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-04-08T00:50:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uu/uuycu74gdszb2wo1.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.gkdmediamesh.com/?utm_source=archinectMAR282016&amp;utm_medium=editorial&amp;utm_campaign=EditorialLink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GKD Mediamesh&reg;</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><a href="http://www.gkdmediamesh.com/?utm_source=archinectMAR282016&amp;utm_medium=editorial&amp;utm_campaign=EditorialLink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>GKD Mediamesh&reg;</strong></a> is a woven stainless steel fabric with integrated LEDs that is used to create a transparent digital display.&nbsp;This unique product is the perfect solution when a digital display is needed on a fa&ccedil;ade, yet the view through windows needs to be maintained or air flow is required.&nbsp;Mediamesh&reg; evolved from an architectural mesh product woven by GKD.&nbsp;GKD is a German-based Company who began as a weaver of industrial wire cloth in the 1920&rsquo;s.&nbsp;These products were used in all types of industrial applications from filtration to aggregate screening to conveying.&nbsp;In the early 1990&rsquo;s, architects began to look at these metal products and think about their potential uses in architecture.&nbsp;This is how architectural mesh was born.</p><p>As beautiful as architectural mesh is, customers still wanted more. They wanted to be able to have images, text, and video on these facades.&nbsp;Ag4 Mediatecture Company in Germany understood this and came up with the ide...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/146891498/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-metal-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Metal" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-01-29T15:31:00-05:00 >2016-01-29T15:32:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s9rdp1sgnk1jcopl.jpg" width="514" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/metal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Metal</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gs/gs8onm4vo7lvq7cm.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/oak-laurel-halls-university-of-connecticut" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oak &amp; Laurel Halls - University of Connecticut</a> in Storrs, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i7/i7s80jersf69sr0x.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/9798977/1950-terrace-hillside-residence/143461800" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1950 terrace hillside residence</a> in Ventura, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9798977/studio-dig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Dig Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0j/0jrqqj6a7o34gh6y.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2840623/hex-sys/141554177" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HEX-SYS</a> in Guangzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/openarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OPEN Architecture</a>; Photo: Zhang Chao</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/et/etm06v5ioxshq5bo.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/851/the-culture-island/142489732" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Culture Island</a> in Middelfart, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/851/schmidt-hammer-lassen-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">schmidt hammer lassen architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hi/hi3shglh9r78lx21.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/22604145/pleated-inflation/142435160" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pleated Inflation</a> in Argel&egrave;s, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22604145/theverymany" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">THEVERYMANY</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h3/h3fuftp9wq7eh6y5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/72742221/ferrari-company-restaurant/72742934" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ferrari Company Restaurant</a> in Maranello, Italy by MDN Marco Visconti &amp; Partners (Partner &amp; design leader: <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/72742221/giuliano-pairone" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Giuliano Pairone</a>)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1d/1dprwodlclr9mhfs.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/84381289/mutende-project-i/84382104" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mutende Project I</a> in Chingola, Zambia by <a href="http://archinect.com/orkidstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orkidstudio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8q/8qg0tajhc351gae4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/138563748/residence-for-researchers-in-lyon/138563753" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence for researchers</a> in Lyon, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/scali" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Fran&ccedil;ois Scali</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q2/q23kyiwzmh95ipqu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/73220058/single-thread/79900022" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Single Thread...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/145038916/bleeding-rainbow-artist-sues-detroit-building-owner-to-protect-her-landmark-mural-under-copyright-law "Bleeding Rainbow" artist sues Detroit building owner to protect her landmark mural under copyright law Alexander Walter 2016-01-05T13:17:00-05:00 >2016-01-18T01:21:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cb75c9fb34e85039283b2fb34b386630.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For Katherine Craig, the mural is more than a marker of North End&rsquo;s rising status. The so-called &ldquo;bleeding rainbow&rdquo; mural is a cornerstone of her career. And now, since the building&rsquo;s owner aims to sell or redevelop the property, the artist is taking legal action to protect her work. [...] The federal suit seeks an injunction that would bar the developer from destroying or otherwise altering The Illuminated Mural [...].</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131334432/muralists-and-the-fragile-relationship-with-the-buildings-they-paint-on" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Muralists and the fragile relationship with the buildings they paint on</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131021521/detroit-issues-arrest-for-vandal-shepard-fairey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit issues arrest for "vandal" Shepard Fairey</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121203889/detroit-s-struggle-to-distinguish-between-graffiti-boo-and-murals-yay" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit's struggle to distinguish between graffiti (boo!) and murals (yay!)</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/144962616/after-massive-dubai-skyscraper-blaze-experts-concerned-about-towers-built-before-2012-with-highly-flammable-exterior-cladding After massive Dubai skyscraper blaze, experts concerned about towers built before 2012 with 'highly flammable exterior cladding' Alexander Walter 2016-01-04T13:58:00-05:00 >2016-01-17T21:59:56-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukvdbm5u30ego2zq.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The companies that made and installed the exterior panels on The Address Downtown Dubai hotel say that most of the towers built in the city prior to 2012 used non-fire-rated exterior cladding. The disclosure comes as investigators probe the causes of the spectacular blaze [...] on New Year&rsquo;s Eve. An investigation by The National into the origins and specification of the exterior panels used on the building raises serious questions over the fire safety of hundreds of buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140899262/flying-firefighters-the-jetpack-is-quickly-becoming-a-reality" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flying firefighters: the jetpack is quickly becoming a reality</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121508911/the-troubles-of-evacuating-one-of-the-world-s-tallest-residential-buildings-during-a-fire" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The troubles of evacuating one of the world's tallest residential buildings during a fire</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/72353499/fire-fears-for-gulf-s-high-rise-blocks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fire fears for Gulf's high-rise blocks</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/139028758/neutelings-riedijk-architects-propose-these-flamboyant-golden-glass-and-steel-towers-for-defunct-moscow-auto-plant Neutelings Riedijk Architects propose these flamboyant golden glass and steel towers for defunct Moscow auto plant Alexander Walter 2015-10-15T13:31:00-04:00 >2015-10-24T15:23:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5w/5whqggmfjl2cogwa.jpg" width="514" height="409" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Developers have released design plans for the housing element of the Moscow ZiL industrial zone redevelopment. According to RBK Realty magazine, nine architecture firms from Russia, the USA and the Netherlands will be working on housing in the redevelopment of the former automobile&nbsp;factory, located in the south of Moscow. [...] The building presented by Dutch agency Neutelings Riedijk Architecten consists of 10 towers, each with a golden glass and steel facade.</p></em><br /><br /><p>While the grand <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/661194/zil-redevelopment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZiL redevelopment</a> scheme includes various buildings assigned to architectural firms including&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/asymptote" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Asymptote Architecture</a>,&nbsp;bureau Speech and&nbsp;Sergey Skuratov Architects, it's Dutch studio&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architecten</a>'s exuberant, soviet-chic, and certified blingy towers that caught our attention.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s0/s0etg0chz12pxqwh.jpg"></p><p>"The new high-rise building consists of five connected premium residential towers on top of a three stories high public plinth building with shopping, health spa and restaurant facilities," the architects told us. "The facade has a striking tectonic surface composed of diamond shaped, steel/glass elements. The plinth building is organized around a central court, covered with a spectacular glass dome. The building is located alongside the park, at the new main boulevard, adjacent to the future Hermitage Moscow museum."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ef/efg6xonmnmjbnvfi.jpg"></p><p><em>All images&nbsp;&copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architecten icw Project Meganom</em></p><p>Previously on Archinect:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122815741/asymptote-to-design-hermitage-satellite-museum-in-abandoned-moscow-factory" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Asymptote to design Hermitage satellite museum in abandoned Moscow factory</a></p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/137491310/la-s-redesigned-petersen-automotive-museum-so-bad-the-public-will-love-it LA's redesigned Petersen Automotive Museum: so bad the public will love it? Alexander Walter 2015-09-25T13:56:00-04:00 >2015-10-01T15:24:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kc4engtl8fs4nklo.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The scaffolding is off the Petersen Automotive Museum&nbsp;on Mid-Wilshire, and even though the building isn't yet open to the public, the reactions have been&nbsp;passionate. "The New Look of the Petersen Automotive Museum is Really Really Bad," trumpeted a headline in Curbed. (The story, by Marissa Gluck, went on to describe the building as "the Guy Fieri of buildings: obnoxious, loud, and, ultimately, sure to be inexplicably embraced by the public.")</p></em><br /><br /><p>Los Angeles is enjoying its fair share of museum-related news these days:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/137204495/the-broad-museum-opens-its-doors-for-a-look-beyond-the-veil" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Broad Museum opens its doors for a look beyond the veil</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137417429/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-lacma-s-frank-gehry-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's critical round-up of LACMA's Frank Gehry exhibition</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137337088/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-los-angeles-broad-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's critical round-up of Los Angeles' Broad Museum</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/136656245/american-curtain-wall-crisis-further-drives-up-costs-of-skyscrapers American curtain wall crisis further drives up costs of skyscrapers Alexander Walter 2015-09-14T15:10:00-04:00 >2015-09-14T18:25:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wk/wkse5j6ejx0nl2tg.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A shortage of US curtain walling makers caused by the 2008 crash is so severe that it is halting projects and has even forced one developer to open its own factory. [...] As a result the price for curtain walling systems has risen between 35% and 45% in the past 18 months, and lead times have increased dramatically [...] In New York, the availability of cladding systems has become the single main determinant of programme and schedule.</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/134744563/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-08-21T11:33:00-04:00 >2015-08-26T19:25:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4d/4djgppeu0bs840c9.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l9/l96aui79hxdeioez.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1490/lilac-drive-residence/127602327" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lilac Drive Residence</a> in Montecito, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/marmolradziner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marmol Radziner</a>; Photo: Joe Fletcher</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mj/mjcl2z6iumlya1sf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/5885730/suny-morrisville-state-college-center-for-design-and-technology/95401203" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SUNY: Morrisville State College: Center for Design and Technology</a> in Morrisville, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5885730/perkins-eastman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Perkins Eastman</a>; Photo: David Revette</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3p/3p83bdfu2ujcicf3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/joukowsky-institute-for-archaeology-and-the-ancient-world/99369285" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World</a> in Providence, RI by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian Winton Architects</a>; Photo: Warren Jagger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j2/j23ixo28cx4w4siw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jf-schmit/project/felix-faure-and-esperance-day-nurseries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">F&eacute;lix-Faure and Esp&eacute;rance Day Nurseries</a> in Paris, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/jf-schmit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jean-Fran&ccedil;ois Schmit Architectes</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x4/x4prsfna3rx7cs0c.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/92704619/cedar-avenue/101711119" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cedar Avenue</a> in Montreal, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/T-B-A" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">T B A</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/27/27c0dc1vk4hf0ot7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/62930951/south-mountain-community-library/129343847" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">South Mountain Community Library</a> in Phoenix, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/richard-bauer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">rich&auml;rd+bauer architecture, llc</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iw/iw1accss15d8s86g.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/95835503/private-house-tel-aviv-israel/96689789" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Private House</a> in Tel Aviv, Israel by <a href="http://archinect.com/ZWWV" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WEINSTEIN VAADIA ARCHITECTS</a>; Photo: Amit...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134184746/dense-denser-hong-kong-alex-nimmo-captures-the-patterns-of-a-crowded-metropolis Dense, Denser, Hong Kong: Alex Nimmo captures the patterns of a crowded metropolis Alexander Walter 2015-08-13T13:31:00-04:00 >2015-08-15T16:48:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qo/qof0ybihktb65xgl.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities on the planet. To accommodate a rapidly growing number of inhabitants in a limited area of land, the emphasis is on space efficiency &ndash; which often translates into extremes of verticality and compact living. Alex Nimmo grew up in the English countryside but moved to Hong Kong three years ago. The contrast, as you might imagine, was sharp.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6o/6ojcva1xlhh95ky3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;Bel Air</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ef/ef7gewc0eq5v7dua.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;Sheung Wan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zc/zcbazmnckdbzt56c.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;Quarry Bay</p><p><em>All images by&nbsp;<a href="https://instagram.com/alexnimmo/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@alexnimmo</a> on Instagram.</em></p><p>Related:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109792318/hong-kong-tops-bloomberg-s-list-of-most-crowded-cities-by-2025" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hong Kong tops Bloomberg's list of "Most Crowded Cities" by 2025</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104789294/asia-s-richest-man-is-building-hong-kong-apartments-barely-bigger-than-a-prison-cell" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Asia&rsquo;s richest man is building Hong Kong apartments barely bigger than a prison cell</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104172202/vertical-horizon-2nd-edition-romain-jacquet-lagreze-s-cityscapes-of-hong-kong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vertical Horizon 2nd Edition: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze's cityscapes of Hong Kong</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/133206410/facades-makes-its-miami-debut-this-september Facades+ makes its Miami debut this September TheArchitectsNewspaper 2015-08-06T13:34:00-04:00 >2015-08-09T10:36:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/75/75wp77ja28z3jh8h.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/tag/miami/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miami</a>&nbsp;is hot right now&mdash;and not just because it's midsummer. The city, which is in the midst of a&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/2015/07/witness-miamis-building-boom-facades-september/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">building boom</a>, is of necessity a model of sustainable building practices and extreme-weather preparedness.</p><p>Thanks to local AEC professionals'&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/2015/07/rising-sea-levels-bring-challenges-opportunities-south-florida/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">experience grappling with high winds, hot and humid conditions, and the threat posed by rising sea levels</a>, Miami is the perfect place to talk about&nbsp;<a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/category/type/envelope/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">high-performance building envelopes</a>. Many of the industry's top designers, fabricators, researchers, and students will gather to do so this September 10&ndash;11, at the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">South Florida debut of Facades+</a>.</p><p>Facades+ Miami is the latest iteration of the popular Facades+ conference series, previously held in cities including&nbsp;<a href="http://2015nyc.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New York</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://2014chicago.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://2015la.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Los Angeles</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://2014dallas.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dallas</a>. Over two days, experts and practitioners dig deep into city-specific (but universally applicable) issues like designing resilience, and explore new technologies and methods using real-world examples.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j7/j7uuixddb9xv90j3.jpg"></p><p><em>P&eacute;rez Art Museum Miami. (Ines Hegedus-Garcia /&nbsp;<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/miamism/15304921783/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flickr</a>)...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/131334432/muralists-and-the-fragile-relationship-with-the-buildings-they-paint-on Muralists and the fragile relationship with the buildings they paint on Alexander Walter 2015-07-07T14:50:00-04:00 >2015-07-11T21:02:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/6786b90c862cb613456ad772ce0043e6.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What rights does a muralist have to the wall she painted on? That's a question that echoes throughout the country right now, as muralists try to lay claim to their artwork under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990. [...] California muralist Kent Twitchell was in a hotel room in Sausalito, Calif., when he got the call &mdash; his six-story mural of Ed Ruscha in Los Angeles had been painted over.</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/125093/mural" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Murals</a> &mdash;&nbsp;and the accompanying questions of ownership, copyright, vandalism &mdash;&nbsp;are an ongoing sujet in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131021521/detroit-issues-arrest-for-vandal-shepard-fairey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit issues arrest for "vandal" Shepard Fairey</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81750062/muralist-kent-twitchell-on-la-s-new-mural-friendly-ordinance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Muralist Kent Twitchell on LA's new mural-friendly ordinance</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121203889/detroit-s-struggle-to-distinguish-between-graffiti-boo-and-murals-yay" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit's struggle to distinguish between graffiti (boo!) and murals (yay!)</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/130487615/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-fancy-facades-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Fancy Facades" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-06-26T14:57:00-04:00 >2015-07-05T09:47:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fcqslvt2u22xo8zr.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/fancy-facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Fancy Facades</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1w/1wv3o9i93aasasfd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/richard-bauer/project/meinel-optical-sciences-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meinel Optical Sciences Building</a> in Tucson, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/richard-bauer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">rich&auml;rd+bauer architecture, llc</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/of/ofdun9ho14esvd2q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/sparkarchitects/project/jin-mian-xin-cheng" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jin Mian Xin Cheng</a> in Beijing, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/sparkarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SPARK</a>; Photo: Shu He</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h0/h0quefawqhgn6umq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/10983008/usa-pavilion-expo-milano-2015/128572698" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">USA Pavilion Expo Milano 2015</a> in Milan, Italy by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/10983008/biber-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Biber Architects</a> in collaboration with Genius Loci Architettura S.r.l., Nussli Italia S.r.l., dlandstudio, Tillotson Design Associates, Thinc Design, Pentagram, ESA Engineering, SCE Project</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s6zjn1784wa568wr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/93156891/graveney-school-sixth-form-block/125261879" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Graveney School Sixth Form Block</a> in Tooting, London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/urbanprojectsbureau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Projects Bureau</a>; Photo: Kilian O'Sullivan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rb/rbw8uqzoc9y18u92.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/118858781/kronprinzenkarree-berlin-mitte/123710945" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kronprinzenkarree</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/118858781/nps-tchoban-voss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">nps tchoban voss</a>; Photo: Claus Graubner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5edb9in80snnh2wt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1236/bircham-park-mscp/121558719" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bircham Park MSCP</a> in Plymouth, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/s333" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">S333 Architect...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129351877/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-06-12T15:44:00-04:00 >2015-06-12T15:48:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ff/ffdmaf6mi1tazpt4.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/color/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Color</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/20/20fzdt8v0i27cmrb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/sparkarchitects/project/fai-fah" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fai Fah</a> in Bangkok, Thailand by <a href="http://archinect.com/sparkarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SPARK</a>; Photo: Lin Ho/Jadefoto</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qb/qbpwrhnv7399fuz7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/3m-lifelab-sxsw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3M LifeLab SXSW</a> in Austin, TX by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kw/kwqvu2qqny51gf0w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/62341677/little-red-elisabeth-irwin/129106680" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Little Red Elisabeth Irwin</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/abastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">abastudio / Andrew Bartle Architects</a>; Photo: Durston Saylor Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cz/cz0z2gwqqi7br9s7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106311/red-building-pacific-design-center/128167167" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Red Building, Pacific Design Center</a> in West Hollywood, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106311/pelli-clarke-pelli-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects</a>; Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/al/al6023f3tbmi2kpc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/geza/project/ifn-2-3-4-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IFN 2/3/4 Housing</a> in Udine, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/geza" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gri e Zucchi</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/he/he6e1vxd442lhdho.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/17874107/dailymotion/125964222" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dailymotion</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/17874107/matiz-architecture-and-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matiz Architecture and Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rn/rno0uzozyj0yfijn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/rise/project/classroom-2-everywhere2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Classroom 2 Everywhere</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/rise" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rise Projects LLC</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w0/w0jujcy8nhmg5qkt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/22604145/situation-room/125992456" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Situation Room</a> in New York, NY by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22604145/theverymany" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">THEVERYMANY</a> with Jana Winderen; Photo: Miguel De Guzman</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/51rmn8v1bx9odams.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk/project/walterboscomplex" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Walterboscomplex</a> in Apeld...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129348668/photographer-roland-fischer-captures-the-patterns-of-globalization Photographer Roland Fischer captures the patterns of globalization Alexander Walter 2015-06-11T20:15:00-04:00 >2015-06-15T21:52:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/81/81urx7svabm9hb8u.jpg" width="514" height="740" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>You might be unsure of exactly what you&rsquo;re looking at when you first see the images in Roland Fischer&rsquo;s series &ldquo;Facades.&rdquo; [...] &ldquo;I noticed all these new buildings mushrooming everywhere, giving the impression that they could as well be from any other major town in the world,&rdquo; Fischer wrote via email. &ldquo;I thought that this was a new urban visual experience, a consequence naturally of the then still new process of globalization.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b5/b5s0dkp1jpln9xzu.jpg"></p><p><em>Cicil Street, Singapore, 2002, 180 x 125 cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jc/jct3dbu00coh7527.jpg"></p><p><em>Highschool, Utrecht, 2013, 180 x 125 cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eg/eg8ngitvircxruul.jpg"></p><p><em>Suntory Tokyo, 2014, 180 x 125cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ym/ym5rgvl5iudn67f0.jpg"></p><p><em>Bank of America, Atlanta, 2005, 180 x 125 cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mg/mgvfsaxpb2znr0d5.jpg"></p><p><em>WTC, NY, 1999, 180 x 125 cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s6scktb4ypzg039z.jpg"></p><p><em>Birmingham (day), 2007, 180 x 125 cm (71 x 49 1/4 inches)</em></p><p>To learn more about Roland Fischer's <em>Facades </em>series, click <a href="http://www.rolandfischer.com/facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/126360178/the-new-5-over-1-seattle-where-everything-looks-the-same The new 5 over 1 Seattle, where "everything looks the same" Alexander Walter 2015-04-28T14:00:00-04:00 >2015-04-29T15:19:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3p/3pqcd75ycea0dhru.jpg" width="514" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There are ways to bring elegance to 5 over 1 structures, but it requires a high degree of skill and commitment. Only a very talented designer can take such a limited palette of materials and make the resulting building interesting, if not elegant. But developers must be willing to hire those skilled designers. Many are simply not interested. [...] Hence, the wildly uneven &mdash;&nbsp;and often uninspiring&nbsp;&mdash; architecture in Seattle today.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Similar tenor in other booming parts of the nation:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125363205/blair-kamin-not-impressed-by-chicago-s-latest-housing-developments" target="_blank">Blair Kamin not impressed by Chicago's latest housing developments</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125204801/jeff-sheppard-calls-downtown-denver-s-new-housing-developments-meaningless-uninspiring" target="_blank">Jeff Sheppard calls downtown Denver's new housing developments "meaningless, uninspiring"</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/123915840/melbourne-tower-to-display-weather-data-via-led-animations-on-its-fa-ade Melbourne tower to display weather data via LED animations on its façade Justine Testado 2015-03-29T09:00:00-04:00 >2015-03-29T13:49:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5q/5qvdjlbbo03fypuq.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 40-storey building at 888 Collins Street, in Victoria Harbour, will interpret real-time weather data from the Bureau of Meteorology and will transmit the next day's forecast every half-hour. However, rather than showing the weather report in numbers and with a temperature display [lighting designer] Canadian-born Bruce Ramus said it would be more of an abstract representation and reflection of the environment of Docklands.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Checking the weather forecast on your smartphone is <em>so</em> pass&eacute;. The <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106435/woods-bagot" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woods Bagot</a>-designed apartment tower will show off a flashy accessory that gives real-time weather data, conceived by lighting designer <a href="http://ramus.com.au" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bruce Ramus</a>. Completion of the 40-story building is scheduled for 2017.</p><p>Related:</p><ul><li><a title="KKT architects envision tornado-shaped tower for downtown Tulsa" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122679179/kkt-architects-envision-tornado-shaped-tower-for-downtown-tulsa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KKT architects envision tornado-shaped tower for downtown Tulsa</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121598884/a-new-use-for-the-eiffel-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A New Use for the Eiffel Tower</a></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115502137/the-all-glass-photon-space-could-help-us-get-our-daily-dose-of-sunlight-and-then-some" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The all-glass Photon Space could help us get our daily dose of sunlight, and then some</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/123352854/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-03-20T14:10:00-04:00 >2015-03-25T14:19:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nb/nbhja0pffjjb272y.jpg" width="514" height="702" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9r/9rv7heaw63vdysx4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/103124358/restaurante-don-shawarma/119761670" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Restaurante Don Shawarma</a> in Babahoyo, Ecuador by <a href="http://archinect.com/naturafuturarq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Natura Futura Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Juan Alberto Andrade &amp; Natura Futura</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agpmlemshf8djjtc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jamieson/project/carlyon-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carlyon Residence i</a>n Traverse City, MI by <a href="http://archinect.com/jamieson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Jamieson</a>; Photo: Glen Rauth</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yg/ygcgllhol8c3d729.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/120432170/kindergarten-and-caretaker-house/120432977" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kindergarten and Caretaker House</a> in Bregnano, Italy by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/carlorivi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carlo Rivi Architecture</a> in collaboration with Eugenio Castiglioni</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x8/x8che3qo68h7prs4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/98342/brooklyn-row-house-2/121734672" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn Row House 2</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/oa-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office of Architecture</a>; Photo: Ben Anderson Photo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cd1esqi2f9tllnmu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29878/morris-house/119811451" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morris House</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/29878/martin-fenlon-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martin Fenlon Architecture</a>; Photo: Eric Staudenmaier</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8t/8touiak1n13gx396.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/www.mgaarchitects.com/project/m-jg-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M&amp;JG House</a> in Lincoln, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/www.mgaarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marcus Gleysteen Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p46vfy2ox0hosu1f.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson/project/phoenix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phoenix House</a> in Berkeley, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anderson Anderson Architecture</a>; Photo: An...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/120678768/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-fancy-facades-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Fancy Facades" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-02-13T20:07:00-05:00 >2015-02-13T20:10:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6bbd5vxxw4yd7ks6.jpg" width="514" height="696" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the <strong>brand new</strong> board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/fancy-facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Fancy Facades</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dg/dg7n48rxsf3f7wc0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/university-extension/99637581" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University Extension</a> in Aix-en-Provence, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68182948/dfa-dietmar-feichtinger-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DFA | Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0m/0motszas5ez645h5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/20966682/dnb-headquarters-the-c-building/75502732" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DNB Headquarters - The C-building</a> in Oslo, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/darkarkitekter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dark Arkitekter</a>; Photo: Jiri Havran/DNB/Dark Arkitekter</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w5/w5tinorhbec1m4s3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39093172/ph3/45676130" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PH3</a> in Tijuana, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39093172/t38studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">T38 studio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ok/ok74b1ucghot6p2j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/64208796/kulturbau-forum-confluentes-koblenz/75793295" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kulturbau 'Forum Confluentes'</a> in Koblenz, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/64208796/benthem-crouwel-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Benthem Crouwel Architects</a>; Photo: Thomas Eicken</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5d/5desr0xxufmr864w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/555/le-prisme-multipurpose-hall/93287791" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Le Prisme Multipurpose Hall</a> in Aurillac, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/brisacgonzalez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brisac Gonzalez Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8k/8kx5a7s5ub4ltqfp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/65535585/rey-juan-carlos-hospital/100613749" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rey Juan Carlos Hospital</a> in Madrid, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/rafaeldelahoz_arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rafael de la-Hoz Arquitectos</a>; Photo: Duccio Malagamba</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b9/b9mmer5rb5nrl7dk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/61373501/dunajski-kristali/61375628" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dunajski Kristali</a> in Ljubljana, Slovenia by Aplan d.o.o. (team member: <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/61373501/miha-brezavscek" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miha Brezavscek</a>)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e3/e3knf6ezkkhnjbad.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102548/3-1-phillip-lim-seoul/1305546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3.1 ph...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/117664390/another-big-concrete-panel-falls-off-zaha-hadid-designed-library Another big concrete panel falls off Zaha Hadid-designed library Archinect 2015-01-05T17:15:00-05:00 >2015-01-22T11:49:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3h/3h6v7etsox36evhy.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It keeps raining fiber-reinforced concrete at Vienna's latest educational facility: A large concrete facade panel weighing 80 kilograms (176 pounds) came crashing down from the <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>-designed <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/details_of_riba_european_award_recipient_library_and_learning_center_by_zah/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Library and Learning Center</a> at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, reports Austrian newspaper <a href="http://diepresse.com/home/bildung/universitaet/4631446/WU-Wien_Betonplatte-sturzt-von-Fassade-" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Die Presse</em></a>.</p><p>According to the source, this has not been the first incident of failing cladding elements at the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102572395/2014-riba-national-award-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">award-winning building</a>, which opened only a little over a year ago: In July of 2014, another concrete panel measuring 1.2 by 2.5 meters had fallen off the structure. The fault of the first case was blamed on "assembly error" by the contractor and eventually repaired. An independent consultant will now investigate the second event and publish the result by Thursday.</p><p>Luckily nobody was injured in both incidents, however the school has now cordoned off the area around the building and allows students to enter only through the side entrance of the Library Cafe.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/117439302/is-the-broad-museum-s-newly-unveiled-facade-living-up-to-its-renderings Is The Broad Museum's newly unveiled facade living up to its renderings? Alexander Walter 2015-01-02T18:31:00-05:00 >2015-01-06T11:43:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5v0pkb7le8t4o1de.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The facade of Bunker Hill's The Broad museum was officially unveiled this morning as workers removed the last of the exterior scaffolding, and things are not looking quite as originally envisioned. The design, by starchitects Diller Scofidio + Renfro, was originally advertised as an "innovative veil" that will activate "two-way views that connect the museum and the street"; today it's been updated to be, well, a bit less innovative.</p></em><br /><br /><p>For comparison - the rendered promise:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bg/bgnytadlrsz1xlfq.jpg"></p>