Archinect - News 2015-10-09T10:07:37-04:00 NYC Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge Entry by FXFOWLE Alexander Walter 2013-03-11T19:00:00-04:00 >2013-03-13T12:25:25-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In our last post, we published the six finalists and category winners of New York City's ambitious Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge. Here is now the award winner in the "Creativity" category, the concept "NYC Loop" by New York architects FXFOWLE, in more detail.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Six Finalists of NYC&rsquo;s Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge</a></p> Let’s Raze Javits Center (but First Finish Renovations) Archinect 2012-01-24T13:56:00-05:00 >2012-01-24T16:19:27-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="317" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It&rsquo;s just such an awful building that the only reason to keep it would be as a monument to stupidity,&rdquo; said Mark Wigley, the dean of Columbia University&rsquo;s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> CO Architects Forms Joint Venture with FXFOWLE Archinect 2012-01-10T20:49:00-05:00 >2012-11-09T17:01:31-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="108" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Los Angeles architectural firm CO Architects on Tuesday announced a joint venture with New York City&rsquo;s FXFOWLE to extend the geographic reach and expertise of each company. The firms will maintain individual identities and operations while pursuing new projects together under the name CO/FXFOWLE, including participating in a new competition to design a building for a prestigious educational institution in New York City.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Maki and FXFowle Get to Work on U.N. Tower HotSoup 2011-10-20T14:24:00-04:00 >2012-11-09T17:02:11-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[FXFowle Principal Dan] Kaplan explained that much of the design work had been completed for a 35-story tower on the site, and while it will not change significantly, it does require some updating.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Following a land deal with New York City, the U.N. is back to work on building a new tower to house its operations across the street from the under-renovation U.N. Secretariat. Fumihiko Maki, who was selected in a Pritzker-only competition in 2004, is back to work on the project, along with local partner FXFowle.</p>