Archinect - News 2015-11-28T11:42:41-05:00 The NYT takes a closer look at Coop Himmelb(l)au's new Confluence Museum in Lyon Alexander Walter 2014-12-22T13:24:00-05:00 >2014-12-23T11:04:25-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This fall, the French cultural season opened with the private Vuitton Foundation museum in Paris, a rarefied environment for a select collection of contemporary art, by Frank Gehry. At the other end of the cultural spectrum, France&rsquo;s second largest metropolitan area, Lyon &mdash; arguably Paris&rsquo;s historic rival, the Chicago to New York &mdash; just inaugurated the equally large and prepossessing Confluence Museum (the Mus&eacute;e des Confluences).</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Starchitecture High Archinect 2011-07-20T12:19:35-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="346" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Coop Himmelblau&rsquo;s wildly ambitious L.A. high school opened to great acclaim and local controversy. Two years later, we ask: how is it actually working?</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> COOP HIMMELB(L)AU to Design New Albanian Parliament Building Paul Petrunia 2011-03-30T15:33:00-04:00 >2012-12-19T15:07:29-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>COOP HIMMELB(L)AU's entry 'Open Parliament of Albania' in Tirana has won the First Prize. The concept incorporates fundamental democratic values such as openness, transparency and public co-determination. The building, located on a site area with approximately 28,000 m&sup2;, is going to be the first project in Albania for the Viennese headquartered studio.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>