Archinect - News 2015-08-30T18:40:56-04:00 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> http://archinect.com/news/article/116673916/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-metal-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Metal" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-12-26T11:00:00-05:00 >2014-12-27T22:56:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ev/ev7h8e2geoss264z.jpg" width="514" height="386" 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/514x/jv/jvfn56ddy4ksomv7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/19160/energy-positive-relocatable-classroom/115271133" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Energy Positive Relocatable Classroom</a> in Ewa Beach, HI by <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anderson Anderson Architecture</a>; Photo: Anthony Vizzari, Anderson Anderson Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q2yvsjsekmnc0mzl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6790084/stieglitz-residence/114130156" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stieglitz Residence</a> in Hollywood, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6790084/jones-partners-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jones, Partners: Architecture</a>; Photo: Ben Lepley</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xq/xqdjlz2epzb8svjy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/holodeck/project/urban-reflections" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Reflections</a> in Vienna, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/holodeck" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HOLODECK architects</a>; Photo &copy; Pasteiner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fa/fa92g3r3zj0sglqq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design/project/capitol-reef-residence2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Capitol Reef, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fh/fhv3chmyktq0dk0o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/moriyuki-ochiai-architects/project/arkhe-beauty-salon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ARKHE beauty salon</a> in Chiba, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/moriyuki-ochiai-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MORIYUKI OCHIAI ARCHITECTS</a>; Photo: Atsushi Ishida</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i3/i3f98ves89jlcedh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56021005/elk-valley-tractor-shed/111277677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elk Valley Tractor Shed</a> in Hood River, OR by <a href="http://archinect.com/FIELDWORK" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FIELDWORK Design &amp; Architecture</a>; Photo: Brian Walker Lee</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zu/zuod9tz72f7p71ok.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/104784449/two-houses-conde/104864056" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Two Houses Conde</a> in Buenos Aires, Argentina by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/104784449/hitzig-militello-arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hitzig Militello arquitectos</a>; P...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115820167/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-12-12T18:18:00-05:00 >2014-12-12T18:29:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9xgnw39g4bbrta6.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/514x/u8/u8pdrfr9cfvumds4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/19160/sebastopol-barn-house/115272742" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barn House</a> in Sebastopol, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anderson Anderson Architecture</a>; Photo: Anthony VIzzari, Anderson Anderson Architecture</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uv/uvvzrqgz48b1t1if.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/4143996/oak-pass-guesthouse/113912568" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oak Pass Guesthouse</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4143996/walker-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Walker Workshop</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vl/vlic5z43n7qr5sb2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56904349/modern-barn/109095939" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modern Barn</a> in Wilton, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/56904349/specht-harpman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Specht Harpman</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fdt4a3eyv8tajmay.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56021005/elk-valley-tractor-shed/111277677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elk Valley Tractor Shed</a> in Hood River, OR by <a href="http://archinect.com/FIELDWORK" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FIELDWORK Design &amp; Architecture</a>; Photo: Brian Walker Lee</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fe/feqqqdd8jzhmrvl8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/98914415/palo-alto-residence/111497201" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Palo Alto, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/DawsonandClinton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dawson and Clinton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pv/pv69712kwhbm9hhl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/16718209/wunderbugs-interactive-architecture-for-insects-and-humans/111186840" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wunderbugs - Interactive architecture for insects and humans</a>&nbsp;in Rome, Italy by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/ofl-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OFL Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uc/uclinsbzshuuhfal.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/111113741/the-three-cusps-chalet/111160273" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Three Cusps Chalet</a>&nbsp;in Braga, Portugal by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/tiagodovalearqtos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tiago do Vale Arquitectos</a>; Photo: Jo&atilde;o Morgado</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0w/0whh4xcvt4jwpgey.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/atmosstudio/project/mobile-orchard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mobile Orchard</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/atmosstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atmos Studio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9vgj53cslzyi09t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/110938814/butik-design-rooms/110939616" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Butik Design Rooms</a> in...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112032095/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-10-24T14:52:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T23:48:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4ad9nqfbk2hsjjg.jpg" width="514" height="767" 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/i8/i80dqgwveq9y9u7x.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/reatig/project/in-living-color" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Living Color</a> in Washington, D.C. by <a href="http://archinect.com/reatig" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Suzane Reatig Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6z/6z3dqyjn54uce05t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/59770690/15-central-park-west/111490761" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">15 Central Park West</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/daquinomonaco" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">D'Aquino Monaco Inc.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/el/eltcazwbdoo04sjz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/38193635/lightwell-greater-boston-orthodontics/106633561" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lightwell - Greater Boston Orthodontics</a> in Waltham, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/mergearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Merge Architects</a>; Photo: John Horner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lp/lpn8xwgjn7z9dalj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56904349/st-edward-s-university-doyle-hall/109639525" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">St. Edward's University Doyle Hall</a> in Austin, TX by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/56904349/specht-harpman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Specht Harpman</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5w/5wdnztd0lzlfpmym.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/23900/melissa-we-are-flowers/103496110" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Melissa - We Are Flowers</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pc/pc77hlc1wjla1ohc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/15860538/skanska-usa-building/111882630" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Skanska USA Building</a> in Parsippany, NJ by <a href="http://archinect.com/tedmoudis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ted Moudis Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3v/3vh49i88jz0jxegz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/108237513/james-bartleman-centre/108238315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Bartleman Centre</a> in Ottawa, Canada by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/hobinarc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barry J. Hobin &amp; Associates Architects Inc.</a> in association with Shoalts &amp; Zaback Architects Ltd.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2q/2q9m7rxcjnovgmj0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra/project/grundfos-dormitory2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grundfos Dormitory</a> in Aarhus, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CEBRA </a>&amp; NIRAS</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p0/p0cxmisovxoukmjb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/meindesign/project/little-bathroom-d-pl2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Litt...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108254403/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-09-05T15:37:00-04:00 >2014-09-10T17:42:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ck/ckvj2spdfvn41wqc.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/t8/t8nlp315zb3kqgi0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/46844711/eichler-remodel-and-addition/104902665" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eichler Remodel and Addition</a> in Palo Alto, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/46844711/jones-haydu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">jones | haydu</a>; Photo: Bruce Damonte</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/35/357q0buq5iby2287.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6259264/aedas-turns-the-scholar-s-stone-into-a-university-building/100598081" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xi&rsquo;an Jiaotong&ndash;Liverpool University</a> in Suzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l7/l7j18xige4265iyt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100911404/cafeteria-mabillon/102523303" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cafeteria Mabillon</a> in Paris, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/architecturepatrickmauger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Patrick Mauger</a>; Photo: Denance</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jksipg486xz02stb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/41111455/green-village/106291448" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Green Village</a> in Bali, Indonesia by <a href="http://archinect.com/ibuku" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ibuku</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbsu0zyuw6sjpzv6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/robertmaschkearchitects/project/media-arts" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Media Arts</a> in Cleveland, OH by <a href="http://archinect.com/robertmaschkearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Maschke Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d7/d76o13of2spuyw7n.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes/project/meier-road-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meier Road 1</a> in Sebastopol, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mork Ulnes Architects</a>; Photo: Bruce Damonte</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ez/ezvuj41o8x0b5yfq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/red-rock-house/99368676" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Red Rock, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian Winton Architects</a>; Photo: Jane Messinger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/19/19yc81nechzeqjre.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/104168979/ferguson-crowther-residence/107550947" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ferguson/Crowther Residence</a> in Raleigh, NC by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/104168979/louis-cherry-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Louis Cherry Architecture</a>; Photo: Dustin Peck Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1h/1h66weui4sqj9cvd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/104984678/motorway-church/105776548" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Motorway Church</a> in Siegerland, Germany b...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106347674/more-details-on-microalgae-fa-ade-solarleaf-a-zumtobel-group-award-2014-nominee More details on microalgae façade “SolarLeaf”, a Zumtobel Group Award 2014 nominee Justine Testado 2014-08-11T20:34:00-04:00 >2014-08-12T13:15:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wbuec8cv6jqwzrqu.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"SolarLeaf" has been described as the world's first bioreactive fa&ccedil;ade that can help further research into algae as a potential renewable energy source. Designed by ARUP, SSC Strategic Science Consult, and Colt International, the fa&ccedil;ade was recently selected as one of 15 nominees for the prestigious Zumtobel Group Award 2014 in the award program's newest category, "Applied Innovations".</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/he/hek6x65bfnejkab2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qj/qj9ro7c0z6ffuhjh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cl/cli65tah8a0qcuu8.jpg"></p><p>More project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/more_details_on_microalgae_facade_solarleaf_a_zumtobel_group_award_2014_nom/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98218917/the-urban-algae-canopy-shows-the-power-of-algaetecture-for-milan-expo-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Urban Algae Canopy shows the power of "algaetecture" for Milan Expo 2015</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103723986/first-photos-of-enormous-facade-element-for-apple-s-ufo First photos of enormous facade element for Apple's UFO Archinect 2014-07-08T19:53:00-04:00 >2014-07-09T12:38:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kv/kv24kgmolncqbrdx.jpg" width="514" height="299" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Photos have emerged of what looks like the first facade piece for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/148074/apple-headquarters" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apple's new mega HQ</a>.</p><p>While civil engineering is now well underway at the site in Cupertino, California, the facade element was spotted thousands of miles away in the tiny Bavarian town of Gundelfingen. Josef Gartner GmbH, a Germany company specialized in steel-and-glass construction, had won the contract to deliver the facade elements for Apple's UFO, and it appears that the first prototype has now been put on display for presentation and testing.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g6/g6kf31918ho7nqdx.jpg"></p><p>Images show how the minimal curvature of the facade element foreshadows the colossal scale of the final, completed building with two of these elements eventually stacked on top of each other.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sr/srus5ku5b987xczt.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j2/j2dm24di3bwn4nrj.jpg"></p><p>Completion of the&nbsp;Foster + Partners-designed headquarters is expected for 2016.</p><p><em>H/T and photos: <a href="http://www.ifun.de/apple-firmenzentrale-ein-erster-blick-auf-die-neue-fassade-62647/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ifun</a></em></p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/56839029/confidential-architectural-drawings-of-new-apple-hq-leaked" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Confidential" architectural drawings of new Apple HQ leaked</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99888996/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-05-16T17:11:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T21:20:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l8edvvo0r3gjgy8l.jpg" width="514" height="684" 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/e9/e9xd1o2wc6em26li.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/school-center-lucie-aubrac/99630354" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School Center Lucie Aubrac</a> in Nanterre, 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/ru/ruhhj9iealjky1hb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/medomak-river-house/99369894" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Medomak River House</a> in Waldoboro, ME by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian Winton Architects</a>; Photo: Jane Messinger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e9/e9vagojrpd7l5vqg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495283/montauk-beach-house/98633369" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beach House</a> in Montauk, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/murdocksolonarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Murdock Solon Architects</a>; Photo: Michael Moran</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ld/ld3sop9yq0hed9df.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bio3/project/garden-minihouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Garden minihouse</a> in Gdynia, Poland by <a href="http://archinect.com/bio3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grupa Bio3 - Laboratorium Bioarchitektury</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vv/vvm06j6gc0zzy4gf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96089767/tellico-cabin/96089770" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tellico Cabin</a> in Tellico Plains, TN by <a href="http://archinect.com/HKArchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hefferlin &amp; Kronenberg Architects</a>; Photo: Sara Dario/Harlan Hambright</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/26/26dehhrdz8lu41gl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/99419368/fernandez-leal-62/99420579" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fernandez Leal 62</a> in Mexico City by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/99419368/raul-pe-a-arias" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Raul Pe&ntilde;a Arias</a>; Photo: Alberto Moreno Guzm&aacute;n/Ra&uacute;l Pe&ntilde;a Arias</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/05w21vh1o6lbtg02.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/assimilationdesignlab/project/tria-taproom" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tria Taproom</a> in Philadelphia, PA by <a href="http://archinect.com/assimilationdesignlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Assimilation Design Lab LLC</a> with Otto Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/69/69i9px62dfl47owp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98609130/the-folly-of-saving-what-you-kill The Folly of Saving What You Kill Alexander Walter 2014-04-24T13:12:00-04:00 >2014-04-28T19:48:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2f/2fbe4f14acbb3d41b2ff9e5c41427e55.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] MoMA has said it would detach and preserve the facade&rsquo;s 63 textured copper-bronze panels. One might suppose that salvage is preferable to annihilation, but before we get too comfortable with such piecemeal preservation, it is worth noting that the panel-by-panel disassembly and storage of an architectural treasure&rsquo;s metal facade has been tried before in New York City, with comically disastrous results. Who around here remembers the Laing Stores?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98032091/as-demolition-of-folk-art-museum-begins-archinect-reflects-on-historical-implications" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">As demolition of Folk Art Museum begins, Archinect reflects on historical implications</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98222536/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-metal-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Metal" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-04-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2014-04-21T22:24:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4b/4b7qtnxu3zrawhbp.jpg" width="514" height="390" 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/514x/q7/q75x2yg2hof80t6p.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/20061059/chateau-barde-haut-winery/20062261" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chateau Barde-Haut Winery</a> in St Christophe des Bardes, St Emilion, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/20061059/nadau-lavergne-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NADAU LAVERGNE ARCHITECTS</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/68/68amtmdqt8yaz8ru.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/lhsadp/project/north-haven-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in North Haven, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/lhsadp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership</a>; Photo: Robert Polidori</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bo/bo044rrw2i7ulqfe.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796/project/the-avenue-on-portage" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Avenue on Portage</a> in Winnipeg, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jb/jb50qgqi87bkn984.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/labindc/project/woodland-park-crossing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodland Park Crossing</a> in Herndon, VA by <a href="http://archinect.com/labindc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Landscape Architecture Bureau</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k0/k0z4v3uc9t0zqtj1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/deanwolfarchitects/project/inverted-warehouse-townhouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inverted Warehouse / Townhouse</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/deanwolfarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dean/Wolf Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9n/9nrvazhz0ln0628w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/65139855/irving-convention-center/93295855" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Irving Convention Center</a> in Dallas, TX by <a href="http://archinect.com/studiohillier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Hillier</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/as/asxno08tzwk9xcvs.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd/project/westland-distillery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Westland Distillery</a> in Seattle, WA by <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urbanadd</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/60/60khn8psmoavbwim.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/89067168/san-francisco-loft/89067975" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Loft</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/lineoffice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LINEOFFICE Architecture</a>; Photo: Joe Fletcher Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zg/zgucx1lbpuuj7a23.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/neyandpartners/project/footbridge-in-esch-sur-alzette" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Footbridge</a> in Esch...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98032091/as-demolition-of-folk-art-museum-begins-archinect-reflects-on-historical-implications As demolition of Folk Art Museum begins, Archinect reflects on historical implications Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-04-16T13:15:00-04:00 >2014-05-09T11:33:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/noymct2t6afeb3gu.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The axe is set to fall on the American Folk Art Museum -- after months of controversy and protest, MoMA initiated its expansion and began <a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/news/2014/04/140414-MoMA-Begins-Demolition-Folk-Art-Museum.asp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">preparing the FAM for demolition</a>&nbsp;this past Monday. As per prior concessions by MoMA,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93445049/moma-will-preserve-folk-art-museum-s-facade" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the museum's distinctive fa&ccedil;ade will be preserved</a>, but it's unlikely to abate the sour feelings of those who oppose both the loss of the FAM, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro's expansion designs.</p><p>When <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/71018337/moma-to-raze-ex-american-folk-art-museum-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA first announced it would raze the FAM</a> in April of 2013, the news resonated not only as a blow to preservationism and sustainability, but as an issue of architectural ethics and institutional monopolies. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/71052733/folkmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#folkmoma</a> became a rallying post for protest and alternative proposals, and the widespread news coverage brought architectural drama to the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/91617873/building-faces-wrecking-ball-so-does-couples-friendship" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">front page</a>.</p><p>But pro-con feuding aside, the Folk/MoMA issue implicates difficult questions of architecture's responsibilities -- to preservation, sustainability, other architects, and the public&rsquo;s opinion. Architects and Archinect c...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97192468/winning-skin-installation-3xlp-to-begin-tour-this-fall-in-texas Winning SKIN installation 3xLP to begin tour this Fall in Texas Justine Testado 2014-04-03T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:11:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgtr9hdg01gwtft9.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since 3xLP by Christopher Romano and Nicholas Bruscia won the most recent TEX-FAB SKIN Digital Fabrication competition, the installation was exhibited at TEX-FAB 5 in Austin and will travel to Houston and Dallas along with the other competition finalists this fall. The SKIN competition paired emerging design research practices with fabrication industry leaders to create innovative solutions for facade systems using digital fabrication and parametric design tools.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/il/illevz88exyhnja0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uu/uuye0etdeamyt7cd.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/39/39pm289kytp4dho0.jpg"></p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winning_skin_installation_3xlp_to_begin_tour_this_fall_in_texas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93496342/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-02-14T14:14:00-05:00 >2014-12-27T05:38:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w9/w9cftlnnnu6aylnl.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/td/tdtnbccfvmar0yxu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen/project/nan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NAN</a> in Placentia, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domaen Inc.</a>; Photo: Paul Vu: Photographer</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d0/d05c80i8ck6zqf14.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/555/interiors-of-the-museum-of-world-culture/93299084" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interiors of the Museum of World Culture</a> in Gothenburg, Sweden 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/2z/2zw22xdrk7140a79.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arkham/project/18-13-the-kitchen-of-the-theater" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">18.13 The Kitchen of the Theater</a> in Como, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/arkham" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arkham Project</a>; Photo: Marcello Mariana</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/st/ste55f6t9ap4nig6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur/project/verket" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Verket</a> in Bergen, 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/514x/ip/iprmufipi5tz9l27.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29494805/city-of-london-information-centre/37091014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">City of London Information Centre</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/29494805/make-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Make Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0p/0p8djt1zcrob2xph.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd/project/westland-distillery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Westland Distillery</a> in Seattle, WA by <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urbanadd</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xk/xkfmv9pszew711a3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/16668/ryerson-image-centre/78378070" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ryerson Image Centre</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/diamondschmittarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Diamond Schmitt Architects</a>; Lighting Design: Consullux Lighting Consultants/CEL</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jl/jl1yxeqn268mlgl1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29046912/berwick-street/29048117" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Berwick Street</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/29046912/squire-and-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Squire and Partners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xd/xdnvzsm2hwu6fycr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/16350182/yojisan-sushi/77774907" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yojisa...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93445049/moma-will-preserve-folk-art-museum-s-facade MoMA will preserve Folk Art Museum's facade Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-02-12T14:32:00-05:00 >2014-02-13T13:09:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0b/0b5gweh8qp68d7tq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Contrary to what you may have read lately, the Museum of Modern Art is intent on carefully preserving the former American Folk Art Museum next door. At least, the part of it that is most recognizable to the public: an 82-foot-high sculptural ensemble of 63 panels, cast in a gorgeous copper-bronze alloy [...] &ldquo;We will take the facade down, piece by piece, and we will store it,&rdquo; Glenn D. Lowry, the director of the Museum of Modern Art, said in an interview last week.</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/92228551/big-hks-mda-unveils-honeycomb-resort-design-for-the-bahamas BIG + HKS + MDA unveils Honeycomb resort design for The Bahamas Justine Testado 2014-01-27T15:14:00-05:00 >2014-02-03T19:24:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iz/izv7zo0ego8qae0c.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>, in collaboration with <a href="http://www.hksinc.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HKS Architects</a> and <a href="http://mdabahamas.com/index.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Diggiss Architects</a>, revealed their design for the Honeycomb residential building in the beach and golf resort community of Albany in The Bahamas. Commissioned by Tavistock Group and New Valley LLC, the 175,000 ft&sup2; (approx. 16,000 m&sup2;) residential building will be the tallest structure in Albany, set to become a new centerpiece for the city.<br><br>BIG sent us more details on the project right below:<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uy/uy2gnvwqnrotammf.jpg"><br><br>"The fa&ccedil;ade has a hexagonal pattern that uniquely frames the natural beauty of the Island. The balconies are deep enough to not only provide outdoor spaces, but also summer kitchens and a pool sunken into the balcony of each unit."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ls/ls3nt4ky832b800s.jpg"><br><br>"These pools have a transparent edge towards the plaza, eliminating the visual barrier between the pool and the environment. Bathers can be fully immersed in the view of the marina and the ocean beyond."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/is/isq19s1ohywke821.jpg"><br><br>"Bjarke Ingels: 'Our design is driven by an effort to maximize the enjoyment of the abundant natural qualities of Al...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90913357/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-01-10T14:38:00-05:00 >2014-01-10T18:20:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qa/qajwow8eejj57ze5.jpg" width="514" height="687" 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 alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jl/jlovew57myc97juh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/winstonwin/project/lodgepole-pine-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lodgepole Pine House</a> in Soda Springs, CA by Anne Phillips Architecture (team member: <a href="http://archinect.com/winstonwin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winston Win</a>)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lv/lv6vjcx8ad1ij8gt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/676/kaap-skil-maritime-and-beachcombers-museum/90590273" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kaap Skil, Maritime and Beachcombers Museum</a> in Texel, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecanoo</a>; Photo: Christian Richters</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/00/0093y6afyehlezn8.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/22588/one-family-house-in-vallvidrera-barcelona-by-ylab-arquitectos-barcelona/83115806" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Vallvidrera, Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22588/ylab-arquitectos-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona</a>; Photo: Marcela Grassi</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hs9xhbhl69140i71.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/90850601/casa-l-pez-lujano/90851408" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casa L&oacute;pez / Lujano</a> in Tijuana, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/oficina3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oficina 3 estudio de arquitectura</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8s/8sbb8f058mwyhhyx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/4352012/jianfu-palace-museum-the-forbidden-city/89221371" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jianfu Palace Museum / The Forbidden City</a> in Beijing, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4352012/tsao-mckown-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TsAO &amp; McKOWN Architects</a>; Photo: Cheng Shouqi</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0v/0vbfaz1cv53hgmlt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/5882124/bowstring-truss-house/90844158" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bowstring Truss House</a> in Portland, OR by <a href="http://archinect.com/worksarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Works Partnership Architecture (W.PA)</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ou/oucozzz0t5fn68wi.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/21894916/villa-oppenheim/82742865" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Villa Oppenheim</a> ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84682615/construction-update-dynamic-facade-on-henning-larsen-architects-kolding-campus Construction update: Dynamic facade on Henning Larsen Architects’ Kolding Campus Justine Testado 2013-10-21T14:39:00-04:00 >2013-10-21T15:51:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yqo7cg27aau3wrs5.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After winning first prize in a 2009 international competition, Henning Larsen Architects' Kolding Campus building for the University of Southern Denmark is full of sustainable features. One in particular is the recent construction of its facade, which is built with a solar shading system that maintains climate control throughout the day &mdash; and plus, the triangular shape of the solar shutters add a nifty-looking pattern for the structure.</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/81224042/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-09-06T18:02:00-04:00 >2013-09-07T03:01:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ii/ii3vccy8txow3zgv.jpg" width="514" height="346" 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 alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ch/ch5y3tw46c7s1mrs.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd/project/westland-distillery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Westland Distillery</a> in Seattle, WA by <a href="http://archinect.com/Urbanadd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urbanadd</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6z/6z8356dt53k6aye2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/81147630/calibration-channel/81148438" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calibration Channel</a> in Anderson, IN by Institute for Digital Fabrication, <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/17716/ball-state-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ball State University</a>; Team Member: <a href="http://archinect.com/joshuareitz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joshua Reitz</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/43p9lxdyyt755jan.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/houdesousa/project/happy-panda" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Happy Panda</a> in Quito, Ecuador by <a href="http://archinect.com/houdesousa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hou de Sousa</a>; Photo: Hou de Sousa/Jay Vandermeer</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lp/lp0yl4ln9282dbsz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/58280891/danchi-hutch/76228690" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Danchi Hutch</a> in Kyoto, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/yyaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yoshihiro Yamamoto</a>; Photo: Yohei Sasakura</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k1/k1r6gi927uxapm4n.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1649/berkshire-house/78760078" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Berkshire House</a> in West Stockbridge, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1649/resolution-4-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Resolution: 4 Architecture</a>; Photo: RES4</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g2/g20w8swwrktsmiul.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/76988651/outside-in-house-puerto-natales-chile/76990264" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Outside IN House</a> in Puerto Natales, Chile by <a href="http://archinect.com/fernandavuilleumierstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fernanda Vuilleumier Studio</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qc/qc6zpr06xwktaw8i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53758428/lakeview-people-spot-2013/77745075" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lakeview People Spot 2013</a> in Lakeview, Chicago, IL by <a href="http://archinect.com/dspace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">dSpace Studio</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1o/1o0v3yo8yc91u986.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/house-in-geochang/78417589" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Geochang, So...</p>