Archinect - News 2014-04-23T09:51:23-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/97259153/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-04-04T14:47:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T22:38:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j6/j6e03cmbk66nkrft.jpg" width="514" height="515" 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/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1g/1gi4rud33yesroak.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/landmorphology/project/brooklyn-botanical-herb-vegetable-garden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn Botanical Herb &amp; Vegetable Garden</a> in Brooklyn, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/landmorphology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Land Morphology</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aq/aqtpjr6gg7dgv74o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/24024/pak-tsz-lane-park-hong-kong/92886454" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pak Tsz Lane Park</a> in Hong Kong by <a href="http://archinect.com/rlphongkong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ronald Lu &amp; Partners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/kywo17lco1gznirh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/15817302/mid-century-modern-residence/92299383" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mid-Century Modern Residence</a> in Santa Barbara, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/15817302/ab-design-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AB design studio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/71/71mnuj6znl4axjb6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/10196497/jellyfish-house/91673349" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jellyfish House</a> in Marbella, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/Wiel-Arets-Architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wiel Arets Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cy/cybiinicew3e0yg3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1149/joshua-bell-penthouse/94880454" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joshua Bell Penthouse</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1149/charles-rose-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charles Rose Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/na/nanidyk9jocvvh50.jpg"></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 title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zf/zfblzky8nn1fblw8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/T-B-A/project/alma-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alma Street</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/se/se5lvv4odsw73nax.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/patricktighearchitecture/project/millwood-residence-venice-beach-california-architecture-interior-design2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Millwood Residence</a> in Venice Beach, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/patricktighearchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tighe Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wbl2bovcnath5xi4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96538269/house-v2/96541484" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House V2</a> in Dubrovnik, Croatia by <a href="http://archinect.com/3LHD" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio 3LHD</a>; Photo: Marko Ercegovic</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/jf-schmit/project/nursery-school-and-municipal-workshops" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nursery School and Municipal Wor...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96429709/the-national-park-project-aiming-to-change-the-landscape-of-st-louis The National Park Project Aiming to Change the Landscape of St. Louis Alexander Walter 2014-03-24T20:24:00-04:00 >2014-03-31T20:25:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9a/9a3504d7af2fa57737fb2a80a1d8c842.jpg" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>During a lecture given at Kansas City Design Week earlier in the year, Gullivar Shepard of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates (MVVA) called the St. Louis Arch Ground project, known as CityArchRiver 2015, one of the most challenging projects he has been involved in.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/79396202/the-park-over-the-highway-is-now-underway" target="_blank">The "Park Over the Highway" is now underway</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95948944/urban-art-soon-we-ll-all-want-to-walk-the-line Urban art: soon we’ll all want to walk the Line Alexander Walter 2014-03-18T14:45:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T18:46:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/37/373c98ac2f64b663020d2030240fc099.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] Dutton and Piper have traced a path, broadly following the Meridian, extending from the 02 Arena in Greenwich across the Thames by cable car to the Olympic Park in Stratford: a largely flat and buggy-friendly three-hour meander through an extraordinarily varied and little-known urban landscape that will be punctuated by striking pieces of modern sculpture. They&rsquo;re calling it the Line, and the hope is that it will be up and running by midsummer.</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/87936145/every-pool-in-los-angeles-mapped Every pool in Los Angeles, mapped Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-12-03T11:22:00-05:00 >2013-12-09T18:32:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/my/mye64q4s71jhtg4u.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two academics wondered about the number of swimming pools in the L.A. Basin. They got their answer with computer mapping, but [...] along the way, they discovered something more than just the real-world versions of the iconic David Hockney pool utopias. Their project also proved that two non-experts were able to take a massive amount of freely available data to peek into other people's lives.</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/86380679/diller-scofidio-renfro-wins-zaryadye-park-competition-in-moscow Diller Scofidio + Renfro wins Zaryadye Park competition in Moscow Justine Testado 2013-11-12T15:31:00-05:00 >2013-11-15T19:31:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2a/2asou7nkc24ft17p.jpg" width="514" height="281" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Diller Scofidio + Renfro has won the Zaryadye Park competition in Moscow. Set in the historic district of Zaryadye in downtown Moscow, the design competition was established to find an architecture and landscape plan to transform the 130,000 sq.m. former site of Hotel Russia into a multi-functional public park. Coming in second and third place are TPO Reserve and MVRDV, respectively.</p></em><br /><br /><p> See also: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86621884/2nd-place-zaryadye-park-competition-entry-by-team-tpo-reserve" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2nd-place Zaryadye Park competition entry by team TPO Reserve</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4e/4eyaq8lph0qcwpbh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Master plan. First-place entry by Diller Scofidio + Renfro</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/11/11dmwyop1igf7ryf.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Entrance from the Red Square. First-place entry by Diller Scofidio + Renfro</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q6/q6iph5gdtk2deowe.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Postcard Moscow. First-place entry by Diller Scofidio + Renfro</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/ttdo72p647j2qkpj.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Panorama. First-place entry by Diller Scofidio + Renfro</p> <p> <em>The concept of the Zaryadye park is based on the principles of wild urbanism, where people and plants co-exist in the same area. Wild urbanism creates a clear system of interaction between nature and the city. People are not imposed on certain routes and plants can grow freely. Wild urbanism - is an opportunity to leave the city, and at the same time be closer to it. Nature provides an unexpected contrast to the city, keeping the balance with culture. The territory of the park has four typical Russian landscape zones : tundra, steppe , forest and marsh. The zones are organized in terraces that descend from the upper to a lower level of the...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86084477/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-11-08T19:59:00-05:00 >2013-11-08T20:06:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/ttzs2mhgi297vs1b.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/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7i/7iivx9v4gpongxk4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/lucia-s-earth/82030201" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lucia's Earth</a> in Gongju, South Korea by Hyoungnam Lim, Eunjoo Roh + <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/54428815/studio_gaon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studio_GAON</a>; Photo: Youngchae Park</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vi/vihi1yx24ljxxvpw.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/lhsadp/project/aileron" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aileron</a> in Dayton, OH by <a href="http://archinect.com/lhsadp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mn/mnruq6y4dnc0sou1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/pomeroystudio/project/gramercy-residence-sky-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gramercy Residence Sky Park</a> in Mandaluyong, the Philippines by <a href="http://archinect.com/pomeroystudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pomeroy Studio</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dl/dldl1jspo9cu3wn3.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/69434572/carcass-creek-cabin/83368911" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carcass Creek Cabin</a> in Grover, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w5/w5yu15hmci1ej7p4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/27776/apartment-ter-huivra-joure-the-netherlands/85417328" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apartment Ter Huivra</a> in Joure, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/clausenkaanarchitecten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Claus en Kaan Architecten</a>; Photo: Christian Richters</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c5/c5e9bqjs3n2hj95x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/early-eichler-expansion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Early Eichler Expansion</a> in Palo Alto, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vx/vx50y6qgqxo3lxgz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gf55/project/the-kalahari" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Kalahari</a> in New York, NY by Schwartz Architects (Design Architect), Studio JTA...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85373073/winning-entry-art-and-science-pavilions-for-8th-china-flower-expo-completed Winning-entry Art and Science Pavilions for 8th China Flower Expo completed Justine Testado 2013-10-30T15:13:00-04:00 >2013-10-31T06:59:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4e/4ec3jcogck5pepju.jpg" width="514" height="575" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The art and science pavilions by Lab Architecture Studio in collaboration with Chris Yiu-hang Chan and Stephanie Mee-lee Tan were recently completed in Wujin, China. The project won first prize in the 8th China Flower Expo competition, which aims to promote sustainable design.</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/81076784/around-the-bay-photobook-creates-portraiture-from-bay-area-s-manmade-waterfront "Around the Bay" photobook creates portraiture from Bay Area's manmade waterfront Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-09-04T20:18:00-04:00 >2013-09-04T20:40:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u6/u604tvx4pa5jjs0v.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although the Bay is a natural entity borne of great rivers draining the entire Central Valley of California, every inch of its shoreline today is the product of human activity, by either intent or incident.</p></em><br /><br /><p> On September 10, the <a href="http://clui.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Center for Land Use Interpretation</a> (CLUI) will release <em>Around the Bay: Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region</em> -- the second book in its "Man-Made Sites of Interest" series. Aimed to coincide with the historic <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81057429/time-lapse-of-san-francisco-oakland-bay-bridge-construction" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opening of the Bay Bridge expansion</a>, the book will feature aerial portraits of locations along the Bay's waterfront, accompanied by historical explanations for the site's status. The CLUI was founded by Matthew Coolidge, who also authored <em>Around the Bay</em>, and devotes its exhibition and research spaces to "understanding the nature and extent of human interaction with the earth's surface, and in finding new meanings in the intentional and incidental forms that we individually and collectively create."</p> <p> With its <a href="http://clui.org/page/los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">headquarters in Culver City</a>, the CLUI has limited open hours for viewing its archives and current exhibitions. The book is available to purchase online through <a href="http://cluistore.org/batobaexmaof.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CLUI's bookstore</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/80467731/wxy-dlandstudio-selected-for-queensway-feasibility-study WXY & DLANDSTUDIO selected for QueensWay feasibility study Justine Testado 2013-08-27T18:49:00-04:00 >2013-09-02T19:49:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w3/w353m3g4zkr4lcqk.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] WXY Architecture + Urban Design and DLANDSTUDIO have been selected to lead a feasibility study and planning phase for the QueensWay in Queens, NY, after the Trust for Public Land and Friends of the QueensWay announced the competition winners on Aug. 20. Similar to urban revival projects like the NYC High Line, the QueensWay is a linear greenway park that will replace the abandoned 3.5-mile-long railway of the former Long Island Rail Road line&mdash;which has been dormant since 1962.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Additionally, the Trust for Public Land and Friends of the QueensWay are sponsoring the just-launched ENYA 2014 "Queensway Connection: Elevating the Public Realm" ideas competition that you can read about <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/queensway_connection_elevating_the_public_realm/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79625429/british-artist-andy-goldsworthy-is-fascinated-by-us-army-s-long-history-of-tree-planting British artist Andy Goldsworthy is fascinated by US army's long history of tree planting Archinect 2013-08-16T20:23:00-04:00 >2013-08-19T19:21:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k2/k2tup0aetewpigg4.jpg" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;What I find so fascinating about the Presidio is that, in the heart of this military machine, there was a huge planting programme,&rdquo; Goldsworthy says, referring to the fact that the park&rsquo;s 300-acre forest was planted by the US military between 1886 and 1900. &ldquo;They had quite a sophisticated sense of landscape,&rdquo; he says. &ldquo;They read the landscape in the way that sculptors do&mdash;or at least the way I do.&rdquo;</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/79062500/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-08-09T13:52:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T09:12:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bb/bbr6cnj3ygs5kv5a.jpg" width="514" height="325" 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/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4n/4ntglgvi9jm3pc77.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/43037457/forman-house/75862586" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Forman House</a> in Auckland, New Zealand by <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bossley Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xt2mm0f6llss1ivy.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6259264/aedas-designed-hotel-indigo-hong-kong-island-stands-out-along-the-city-s-vibrant-skyline/75416273" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island</a> in Hong Kong by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/th/th1du7hb8mw0aqj6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/Wiel-Arets-Architects/project/hotel-zenden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel Zenden</a> in Maastricht, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/Wiel-Arets-Architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wiel Arets Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y7mlxw2voi46ysul.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/labindc/project/oliveros-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oliveros Residence</a> in Washington, D.C. by <a href="http://archinect.com/labindc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Landscape Architecture Bureau</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cz/cz4aoqy1mnoapa1h.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/eyster/project/allenwood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allenwood</a> in Hollywood, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/eyster" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jeffrey Eyster</a>; Photo: Josh Lieberman</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h9/h9hdmisd8kk1aat6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/yyaa/project/niu-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NIU House</a> in Ikoma, Nara, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/yyaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yoshihiro Yamamoto</a>; Photo: Yohei Sasakura / SASANOKURASHA</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2i/2ixyuchqhmlsd29d.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/watershed/project/concordia-international-school" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Concordia International School</a> in Shanghai, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/watershed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Watershed</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1j/1jqja4vp42w6qvkx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/5882124/prototype-a-tract-housing/78768953" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prototype A Tract Housing</a> in Ridgefield, WA 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/ez/ez5drrwrnisb4w6p.jpg" title=""></p> <p> ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77454300/for-a-resilient-rockaway-far-roc-design-competition-finalists For a Resilient Rockaway (FAR ROC) Design Competition Finalists Alexander Walter 2013-07-19T17:35:00-04:00 >2013-10-23T19:02:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c2/c2kq5d5bydotr02z.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Four finalists have just been chosen from Phase I of the two-phase &ldquo;For a Resilient Rockaway&rdquo; (FAR ROC) design competition. The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), L+M Development Partners, The Bluestone Organization, Triangle Equities, American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIA New York) and Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. (Enterprise) made the announcement at the Center for Architecture in New York City.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Launched in April, the FAR ROC competition sought ideas for developing an 80+ acre site called Arverne East into a new mixed-use, mixed-income, sustainable and storm-resilient community that will meet the new physical and regulatory challenges of waterfront development while maintaining the balance between innovation and affordability.</em></p> <p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/84846738/white-arkitekter-wins-for-a-resilient-rockaway-far-roc-design-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">White Arkitekter wins &ldquo;For a Resilient Rockaway&rdquo; (FAR ROC) Design Competition</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/74304931/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-05-31T14:23:00-04:00 >2013-05-31T14:33:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zx/zxfretmk6gg54cl0.jpg" width="514" height="505" 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> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o8/o82oa5nwmz4tuphe.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68793367/hampton-s-residence/74244479" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hamptons Residence</a> in Quogue, NY by<a href="http://archinect.com/www.apdarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Austin Patterson Disston Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cbuslit2jw56vu3b.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects/project/private-residence-maui" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Private Residence</a> in Kihei, Maui, HI by <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bossley Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xj/xjsd42z975dochg4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/smartvoll/project/house-h-private" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House H</a> in Hallwang, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/smartvoll" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">smartvoll Architekten ZT KG</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2h/2h6thly0yptj87n5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design/project/mcclelland-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">McClelland Residence</a> in Salt Lake City, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4y/4ymmij357hodd0da.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/73477284/outside-in/73484989" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OUTSIDE-IN</a> at 22nd International Garden Festival of Chaumont Sur Loire, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/meirlandulli" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meir Lobaton Corona and Ulli Heckmann</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m9/m99rem9eyq2uuv6b.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/76605/hidden-house/3497788" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hidden House</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/76605/standard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Standard</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eh/eh4di9ftjm6fwhos.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cdmccurdy/project/john-m-craddock-wetland-nature-preserve" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John M Craddock Wetland Nature Preserve</a> in Muncie, IN by Design/Build Team at <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/cdmccurdy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cory McCurdy</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/02/023ca07fip11os8m.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6790084/sessa-residence/72419719" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sessa Residence</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6790084/jones-partners-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jones, Partners: Architecture</a> (Photo: Taiyo Watanabe)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nh/nhyc65194rovcbaa.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dspace/project/sculptural-rooftop-garden2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sculptural Rooftop + Garden</a> in Chi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69884965/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-03-22T13:53:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T08:33:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z6/z6hp97rmdmgfg6eq.jpg" width="514" height="331" 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> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cp/cptm6zsr4wxt2d44.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/duvivier/project/brooks-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooks Residence</a> in Venice, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/duvivier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Duvivier Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9j/9j2zb1mfhzeajcon.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1649/warren-street-townhouse/68586747" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Warren Street Townhouse</a> in Brooklyn, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1649/resolution-4-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Resolution: 4 Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i1/i1m97nreu7w08zoj.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/66158794/amagansett-house/66160219" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amagansett House</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/kosullivan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kevin O'Sullivan + Associates</a>; Photo: Paul Raeside</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s3/s3lq80ffwrsu2udb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/michaelcaton/project/unite-unire" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unite/Unire</a> (winner of the MAXXI Young Architects Program 2012) in Rome, Italy by Urban Movement Design New York (team member: <a href="http://archinect.com/michaelcaton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Caton</a>); Photo by Cecilia Fiorenza</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2q/2q6xm2xcaycyt2u4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106405/dna-model-management/68323389" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DNA Model Management</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106405/calvert-wright-architecture-spatial-discipline" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calvert Wright Architecture | Spatial Discipline</a>; Photo: Bjorg Magnea</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tb/tbsr4tji6t8u6on5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/utopus_studio/project/dakleh-excavation-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dakhleh Excavation House</a> in Dakhleh, Egypt by <a href="http://archinect.com/utopus_studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Utopus Studio</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ni/nipy7p4pn44o37xg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cmdadesign/project/private-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Private Residence</a> in Paradise Valley, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/cmdadesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cmda design bureau inc</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phef7un2g8pgwgvq.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/39994172/low3/39997783" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LOW3</a> in Sant Cugat del Vall&egrave;s, Spain, a design and resear...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65287598/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-01-11T14:53:00-05:00 >2013-01-14T20:18:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w7/w7m324hmfnadmto8.jpg" width="514" height="829" 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> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <em><a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Outdoors</a></em>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/pyx9hkp5lk298x6i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/58535073/beach-walk-house/65144790" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beach Walk House</a> in Fire Island, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/58535073/spg-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SPG Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u3/u3qrvx147ton1k7x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/fungandblatt/project/rome-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rome Residence</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/fungandblatt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fung + Blatt Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z8/z83mnkg0jkvc8cjc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/55298269/canterburry/56632136" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Canterburry </a>in Mexico City, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/sobradougalde" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">sobrado ugalde</a> (Photo: German Cuellar)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cv/cv5jhbnsda4ktde1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bcarc/project/shore-vista-boat-dock" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shore Vista Boat Dock </a>in Austin, TX by <a href="http://archinect.com/bcarc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calvin Chen</a>, Thomas Bercy, Dan Loe</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t1/t1xf8h1nq140d11s.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/45216499/house-ber/60748383" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Ber</a> in Midrand, South Africa by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/45216499/nico-van-der-meulen-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nico van der Meulen Architects</a> (Photo: David Ross/Barend Roberts/Victoria Pilcher)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lt/ltfzsc65ibhrl4f0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/JMDDesign/project/jacaranda-park2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jacaranda Park</a> in Glenmore Ridge, Western Sydney, Australia by <a href="http://archinect.com/JMDDesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JMD Design</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i7/i7ts4ffynzx59huh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/shaw-architekten/project/beton-schwimmbad" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beton Schwimmbad</a> in Darmstadt, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/shaw-architekten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ian Shaw Architekten</a> (Photo: Felix Krumbholz)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rk/rksn0yolylr6wzp9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495253/santa-monica-residence/62271254" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Santa Monica, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/jendretzki" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JENDRETZKI LLC</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e9/e9n6vfje5b7igj6i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1649/mountain-retreat/65008930" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mountain Retreat</a> in Kerhonkson, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1649/resolution-4-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Resolution: 4 Architecture</a> (Phot...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62476686/winner-of-austin-s-waller-creek-design-competition Winner of Austin’s Waller Creek Design Competition Alexander Walter 2012-11-30T18:39:00-05:00 >2012-12-07T09:13:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/51ui6pydtrb37vll.jpg" width="514" height="239" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The multidisciplinary design team led by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Thomas Phifer &amp; Associates was recently named winner of Design Waller Creek: A Competition. Organized by the Austin, TX-based Waller Creek Conservancy, this international design competition called for ideas to revitalize a 7-mile stretch of Waller Creek, a neglected Austin urban ecosystem, and thus turning a "currently fragmented and undervalued section of the city into a vibrant, livable, and workable district."</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/62337462/prince-arthur-s-landing-by-brook-mcilroy Prince Arthur’s Landing by Brook McIlroy Alexander Walter 2012-11-28T17:14:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T19:42:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/do7do97kboqpcq8f.jpg" width="514" height="312" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Canadian architecture, landscape and urban planning firm Brook McIlroy has shared with us Prince Arthur's Landing, an expansive downtown waterfront revitalization project for Thunder Bay, Ontario. The award-winning development opened in December 2011 and was designed by Brook McIlroy as lead consultant.</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/61518663/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2012-11-16T14:08:00-05:00 >2012-11-19T18:04:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ys/ysmu9z8793ww1ew3.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> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/no/nooq1ffketx066qv.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/voi-d/project/mu-91" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MU:91</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/voi-d" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VOID</a> (Photo: Marc Angeles)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0l/0lmnw66slcz9h2f7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7159/hotel-b-sico/47855442" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel B&aacute;sico</a> in Playa del Carmen, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/7159/central-de-arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Central de Arquitectura</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ko/koxdbnxnusscdn4w.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/plant/project/cabbagetown-garden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cabbagetown Garden</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/plant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PLANT Architect Inc.</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ar/arw0u8hwu96b4wud.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/JMDDesign/project/blaxland-common-playground-regional-playspace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blaxland Common Playground - Regional Playspace</a> in Homebush, Australia by <a href="http://archinect.com/JMDDesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JMD Design</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e7hms2qolgct2ali.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/martinarchitects/project/bay-view-boathouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bay View Boathouse</a> in Bellport, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/martinarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martin Architects PC</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h4/h465an5ijy1n53ew.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/griffinenrightarchitects/project/santa-monica-canyon-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Santa Monica Canyon Residence</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/griffinenrightarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Griffin Enright Architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vt/vtq45subbwla4hst.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/59283575/star-house/60633167" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Star House</a> in Kuwait City, Kuwait by <a href="http://archinect.com/agi-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AGi architects</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3w/3wdxw4inczet4fk1.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/55231704/g-house-contemporary-mediterranean-villa/55232315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G HOUSE | Contemporary Mediterranean Villa</a> in Ramat HaSharon, Israel by <a href="http://archinect.com/PazGersh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PazGersh Architecture Design</a> (Photo: Amit Giron)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i3/i3d9176lca1wea9v.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/43063951/taller-2012/59649985" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taller </a>in San Pedro, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/covachita" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Covachita</a></p> <p> (Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/eskewdumezripple/project/930-poydras-residential-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">930 Poydras Residential Tower</a> i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60509546/brick-garden-by-pbc-l “Brick Garden” by PBC+L Alexander Walter 2012-11-01T15:35:00-04:00 >2012-11-05T19:40:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lo/lo3wy5uh8fregoc0.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>North Carolina architects Pearce Brinkley Cease + Lee (PBC+L) recently received a 2012 Certificate of Recognition from the NC chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects for their project, "Brick Garden," designed for the Triangle Brick Headquarters in Durham, NC.</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/58609012/plant-architect-s-exhibit-opens-at-harbourfront-centre PLANT ARCHITECT’S EXHIBIT OPENS AT HARBOURFRONT CENTRE PLANT Architect Inc. 2012-10-04T11:00:00-04:00 >2012-10-04T12:59:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zd/zdjcj4uug98um96t.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> On 29 September 2012, the Architecture Exhibition Fall 2012 opened at Harboufront Centre in Toronto. Curated by Patrick Macaulay, <em><strong><a href="http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/2012/architecture-exhibition-fall-2012/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BREATHTAKING: Constructed Landscapes </a></strong></em>features PLANT Architect Inc.&rsquo;s installation <a href="http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/visualarts/2012/lenticular-curtain/?shareadraft=baba4948_505b8cfc01b2e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em><strong>Lenticular Curtain</strong></em></a> alongside the works of architects Baird Sampson Neuert, Idea Tank Design Collective, and visual artist Vid Ingelevics.</p> <p> <em><strong>BREATHTAKING: Constructed Landscapes</strong></em> explores the use of architecture in defining and directing how people view and understand nature and landscape. In response to the curatorial question &ldquo;<em>How can architecture create an awe-inspiring experience through the placement of built form within the landscape?</em>&rdquo;, <a href="http://www.branchplant.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PLANT Architect Inc.</a> designed an immersive architecture meant to overwhelm, infuse, inhabit, and amplify the landscape. <em><strong>Lenticular Curtain</strong></em> is a larger-than-life, interactive lantern&mdash;a sculptural intervention that, when entered, disturbs and distorts multiple landscapes in order to form new ones. The central role of the visitor, whether ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58011089/mvrdv-s-almere-plan-wins-floriade-2022-competition MVRDV’s Almere Plan Wins Floriade 2022 Competition Alexander Walter 2012-09-25T14:32:00-04:00 >2012-09-30T17:54:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8o/8ol6jgux1dakiyfu.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Dutch city of Almere has won the bid for the Floriade 2022 and will host the prestigious world horticultural expo in the year 2022. The exposition takes place once every ten years in the Netherlands and is currently ending in Venlo. The MVRDV-designed plan for Almere seeks to be not a temporary expo site but a lasting green Cit&eacute; Id&eacute;ale as an extension to the existing city center.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Almere/MVRDV concept beat out fierce competition from Boskoop with OMA/Rem Koolhaas, Groningen with West 8, and Amsterdam Bijlmer with MTD Landscape Architect.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54054961/genk-c-m-ne-urban-square GENK C-m!ne Urban Square Alexander Walter 2012-07-23T17:46:00-04:00 >2012-07-23T17:49:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66skhow33gdnoyfm.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dutch firm HOSPER landscape architecture &amp; urbanism has sent us images of its latest project, GENK C-M!NE, an urban square design for the revitalized mining area C-Mine in Genk, Belgium. C-Mine houses various creative industries as well as cultural functions and is currently hosting Manifesta, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art. The design of the square was a collaborative effort of HOSPER with Carmela Bogman Art In The Public Space and ARA Dries Beys.</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/52657942/bruce-munro-announces-largest-solar-powered-field-of-light-for-ayers-rock-australia-in-2013 Bruce Munro Announces Largest Solar-Powered Field of Light for Ayers Rock, Australia in 2013! MikeChino 2012-06-29T14:12:00-04:00 >2012-06-29T14:29:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ln/lnfdo8tf24rxnjpw.jpg" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After a series of acclaimed installations around the world, Munro will be bringing his Fields of Light back to the project&rsquo;s birthplace at Ayers Rock (Uluru) in the heart of the Australian red desert in 2013. The installation will be his largest to date, and it will be powered entirely by solar energy.</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/48808374/abf-proposal-in-closure-wins-seattle-s-urban-intervention-design-ideas-competition ABF Proposal ‘In-Closure’ Wins Seattle’s Urban Intervention Design Ideas Competition Alexander Walter 2012-05-17T18:09:00-04:00 >2012-05-17T18:12:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56hd7wkfgrmol0bm.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A jury of internationally recognized design professionals and Seattle civic leaders have declared a winner among three semi-finalists in Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space. The winner is ABF, of Paris, France, for its design, In-Closure, which envisions an interactive wall around a forested landscape that is both flexible and dynamic, embracing social life in the city at multiple scales.</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/47979362/al-mualla-cemetery-mural-a-matter-of-life-and-death Al.Mualla Cemetery Mural / A Matter of Life and Death Alexander Walter 2012-05-10T13:41:00-04:00 >2012-05-10T13:48:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3t/3tm2v4fiyl485prj.jpg" width="514" height="274" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Germany-based Egyptian architect Ahmed Al.Badawy has shared with us images of the fascinating project "Al.Mualla Cemetery Mural / A Matter of Life and Death" which won the First Prize at the First Islamic Competition for Ornamenting Makkah Al.Mukarramah (Mecca, Saudi Arabia). Next to Al.Badawy, the design team also included Ahmed Enab and Yasser Mehanna.</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/47786900/yongsan-park-master-plan-by-west-8-iroje Yongsan Park Master Plan by West 8 & IROJE Alexander Walter 2012-05-08T21:35:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T01:43:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0n/0nzr17ngo4lv008v.jpg" width="514" height="505" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Rotterdam-based landscape architects West 8, together with local practice IROJE architects &amp; partners, have recently won the international competition for the master plan of Yongsan Park, Korea. The park will be the first national park inside a South Korean city. More importantly, it will give ultra-dense Seoul some badly-needed green space and will be similar in size to New York&rsquo;s Central Park.</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/47198463/national-mall-design-competition-selects-the-three-winning-teams National Mall Design Competition Selects the Three Winning Teams Alexander Walter 2012-05-03T19:28:00-04:00 >2012-05-04T07:52:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cp/cpef6thwr914ydb7.jpg" width="514" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today the Trust for the National Mall announced the three winning teams of the National Mall Design Competition. [...] The competition winners are: Union Square: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol + Davis Brody Bond; Sylvan Theater on the Washington Monument Grounds: OLIN + Weiss/Manfredi; Constitution Gardens: Rogers Marvel Architects + Peter Walker and Partners</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/45425978/lantern-inaugural-issue-released Lantern Inaugural Issue Released mtt9999 2012-04-18T12:21:00-04:00 >2012-04-19T08:57:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yu/yupswfnm6ep7ndaz.jpg" width="514" height="726" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Creating anything new, particularly a creative collaboration, is an act of pathological hope. It has been said the difference between construction and creation is this: a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists. It was with this sense of hope that this project began&mdash;an idea borne not only of the notion that we had something to say, but that we could express it in an engaging, thought provoking, and intellectually rigorous way.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The first issue of <a href="http://lanternjournal.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lantern</a>, an online publication preceding the print versions, celebrates 'Illumination.' In the inaugural issue of Lantern, an online and print publication, we reflect on the nature of illumination, exploring both the lit circumference within the lantern&rsquo;s glow and the darkness just beyond and finding both spaces of value.</p> <p> It is our hope that you will step into the dark with us, Lantern in hand, and explore this new topography with the wonder and yearning with which all journeys begin. Celebrate the Vernal Equinox with the release of Volume I, Issue 1, Spring 2012,&nbsp; the inaugural issue of a new journal. Lantern includes a dynamic set of ARTicles that explore, consider, question, and suggest in a way that is both disparate and unified.</p> <p> <a href="http://lanternjournal.org/2012/03/lantern-journal-is-coming/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Letter from the Editors, Spring 2012</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/42091921/james-corner-field-operations-winning-design-for-navy-pier-redesign James Corner Field Operations’ Winning Design for Navy Pier Redesign Alexander Walter 2012-03-20T14:14:00-04:00 >2012-03-20T16:18:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ee/eernndra8zfes8a0.jpg" width="514" height="310" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The team led by James Corner Field Operations has been selected as the winner in the international Navy Pier Redesign Competition. The Pierscape concept is part of the larger vision for Chicago's famous Navy Pier called The Centennial Vision, which seeks to make the "People&rsquo;s Pier a truly iconic and world-class destination as it approaches its 100th anniversary in 2016."</p></em><br /><br /><p> The JCFO Team also included Terry Guen Design Associates, nArchitects, Leo Villareal, L&rsquo;Observatoire International, Ed Marszewski, Fluidity, Patrick Blanc, John Greenlee &amp; Associates, Chris Wangro, Billings Jackson, Buro Happold, Primera, HR&amp;A Advisors, ETM Associates, Bruce Mau Design, and d&rsquo;Escoto, Inc.</p> <p> The winning proposal beat out stiff competition from the other four finalist teams, AECOM/Bjarke Ingels Group, Aedas Architects/Davis Brody Bond/Martha Schwartz Partners, !melk/HOK/Urban Lab, and Xavier Vendrell Studio/Grimshaw Architects.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/38868167/the-blue-line-winner-of-kiev-islands-master-plan-competition THE BLUE LINE - Winner of Kiev Islands Master Plan Competition Alexander Walter 2012-02-21T14:16:00-05:00 >2012-02-22T18:24:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ks/kst15ckzc5j6e5sb.jpg" width="514" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A few days ago, we published BudCud's finalist entry to the Kiev Islands Master Plan Competition. Here is now also the winner of the First Prize, the concept THE BLUE LINE by Romanian team Wolf House Productions and Gabriel Pascariu.</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>