Archinect - News 2014-07-23T18:23:52-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/88000436/editor-s-picks-344 Editor's Picks #344 Nam Henderson 2013-12-03T18:49:00-05:00 >2013-12-04T11:09:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5f/5frs4u24ej16r161.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>eric chavkin penned a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles, organized and curated by Archinect's own Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce. MightyMike (aka Michael Locke) commented "For local (Los Angeles) fans of Archinect, there's a wonderful example of Small's work in the Franklin Hills...the Leiberman House". For his part davidd felt "This review and Small's work seems to come from an ingroup/niche point of view".</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>eric chavkin</strong> penned <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/87160008/review-glen-small-father-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles</a>,&nbsp;organized and curated by Archinect's own <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>.&nbsp;He concluded "<em>Despite the flaws the works of Glen Small offer so much that another architect could base an entire career on re-doing, modifying, repeating any one of his single works</em>".</p> <p> <strong>MightyMike</strong> (aka Michael Locke) commented "<em>For local (Los Angeles) fans of Archinect, there's a wonderful example of Small's work in the Franklin Hills...the Leiberman House, designed by Glen Howard Small, AIA c.1989 and completed by Anthony Eckelberry&nbsp; in 1995</em>".&nbsp;For his part <strong>davidd</strong> felt "<em>This review and Small's work seems to come from an ingroup/niche point of view</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t0/t02qer22c07e3bwc.jpg"></p> <p> Plus, in latest edition of the series <strong>Working out of the Box</strong>, Archinect spoke with with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/86453128/working-out-of-the-box-mary-lynne-williams-moneta-ho-kushner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Microsoft Design Leads Mary-Lynne Williams and Moneta Ho Kushner</a>.</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/brianhenry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brian Henry</a>&nbsp;noted <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87216976/ohio-looks-at-banning-leed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a move by Ohio towards banning LEED</a>.&nbsp;<strong>katscan</strong> thought "<em>It sure is about time, I was wondering why stat...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78928311/just-how-green-is-the-world-s-greenest-building Just How Green Is The World's Greenest Building? Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-08-07T20:06:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T11:57:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qz/qzvy1sdmy872sad9.jpg" width="514" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>According to data released by New York City last fall, the Bank of America Tower produces more greenhouse gases and uses more energy per square foot than any comparably sized office building in Manhattan. It uses more than twice as much energy per square foot as the 80-year-old Empire State Building. - Sam Roudman</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Bank of America tower in NYC, winner of Platinum LEED certification and (according to <a href="http://newsroom.bankofamerica.com/press-kit/bank-america-tower-one-bryant-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bank of America</a>) "one of the world's most environmentally responsible high-rise office buildings", is under scrutiny for its environmental claims, in a debate hosted by the Fast Company blog, Co.Design. A recent article by&nbsp;<a href="http://www.newrepublic.com/authors/sam-roudman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sam Roudman for the <em>New Republic</em></a><i>&nbsp;</i>questioned the building's actual environmental impact, and the effectiveness of LEED certification by extension. Roudman's piece prompted a counter-defense from the sustainability blog, <a href="http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/leed-bashing-bank-america-building-really-toxic-tower.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Treehugger</a>, and Co.Design has published the two sides of the conversation.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62336753/frank-harmon-wins-honor-award-for-aia-nc-center-for-architecture-and-design Frank Harmon Wins Honor Award for AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design kimweiss 2012-11-28T16:59:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T20:03:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c84vwbtkyeyyq5w1.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> November 28, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) &ndash; <a href="http://www.frankharmon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Harmon Architect PA</a>, a multi-award-winning firm in Raleigh, NC, has received an Honor Award from the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NC) for the design of the new <a href="http://www.cfadnc.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design</a> in downtown Raleigh.</p> <p> Already praised by the media as a &ldquo;heroic gesture&rdquo; (<i>Metro Magazine</i>), a building &ldquo;that behaves like the skilled diplomat it was designed to be,&rdquo; (<i>News &amp; Observer</i>), and &ldquo;an ode in zinc and cypress, and an inviting treatise on transparency,&rdquo; (<i>Huffington Post</i>), the building is located on an oddly shaped, previously unused lot in downtown Raleigh near the <a href="http://www.nchistoricsites.org/capitol/stat_cap/tour.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">State Capitol</a> and <a href="http://www.emporis.com/complex/north-carolina-state-government-complex-raleigh-nc-usa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Government Complex</a>.</p> <p> According to Frank Harmon, FAIA, the building and landscape were conceived of as &ldquo;one interlocking system&rdquo; with the help of Charlottesville, VA, <a href="http://www.gbla.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">landscape architect Gregg Bleam, FASLA</a>.&nbsp; &ldquo;The landscape is an extension of the building and the building is an extension of the landscape,&rdquo; Harmon said. ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/20415936/empire-state-building-achieves-leed-gold-certification Empire State Building Achieves LEED Gold Certification MikeChino 2011-09-14T13:44:58-04:00 >2011-09-14T14:23:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agkdx7vfhbgjrlfj.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s official &mdash; the Empire State Building has been awarded LEED Gold certification. Thanks to a massive green overhaul that took more than two years, the landmark is now the tallest building in the United States to receive LEED certification.</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>