Archinect - News 2017-01-17T12:30:35-05:00 WORKac, Henning Larsen and SO – IL compete to design UC Davis art museum Archinect 2012-12-06T14:00:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:50:55-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The university believes this to be the first design-build competition for an art museum in this country. Each team gets four months to design a museum and prepare a bid for the museum.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The teams competing to build the museum are:</p> <ul><li> Contractor: Kitchell; design architect: WORKac; executive architect: Westlake Reed Leskosky</li> <li> Contractor: Oliver and Co.; design architect: Henning Larsen Architects; executive architect: Gould Evans</li> <li> Contractor: Whiting-Turner; design architect: SO &ndash; IL; executive architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</li> </ul> Six Stellar Firms Tapped for Cornell's NYC Tech Campus HotSoup 2012-02-28T18:12:00-05:00 >2012-02-28T18:14:14-05:00 <img src="" width="598" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The innovation offered by a new tech campus on Roosevelt Island is not limited to New York&rsquo;s technology sector but the design one, as well. Almost every bid had soaring renderings and flashy flythroughs, most notably the winning entry from Cornell. Now the upstate university has announced six of the world&rsquo;s top firms, including a few local favorites, are in the running to design the new tech campus.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Making the shortlist are SOM, OMA, Morphosis, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Steven Holl and the dark horse Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, which maybe makes sense if they're looking to mind Apple engineers.</p> Steve Jobs, a Genius of Store Design, Too Archinect 2011-10-25T19:27:00-04:00 >2012-11-16T18:04:38-05:00 <img src="" width="600" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;The best clients, to my mind, don&rsquo;t say that whatever you do is fine,&rdquo; Mr. Bohlin said last week, a few days after Mr. Jobs&rsquo;s death. &ldquo;They&rsquo;re intertwined in the process. When I look back, it&rsquo;s hard to remember who had what thought when. That&rsquo;s the best, most satisfying work, whether a large building or a house.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Oh, look, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bohlin Cywinski is hiring</a>.</p>