Archinect - News 2014-08-20T12:44:49-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/62881815/2013-aia-architecture-firm-award-goes-to-tod-williams-billie-tsien-architects 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award Goes to Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Alexander Walter 2012-12-06T18:55:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:50:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7k/7keogg846sczznsk.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Besides the winner of the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, the American Institute of Architects today also announced the recipient of the 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award: New York City-based Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.</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/62274079/op-ed-architect-magazine-finally-found-its-voice Op-Ed: Architect Magazine Finally Found its Voice Keith Zawistowski 2012-11-28T03:04:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T19:04:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qy/qyv7q4qxt9y6ld7n.jpg" width="514" height="621" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> I recently received my November Issue of <em>Architect</em> and for the first time since the blogs caused us all to begin devouring images at warp speed and sent print media into a battle for survival, I actually "read" an architecture magazine. It was truly satisfying.</p> <p> From its inception, the idea behind <em>Architect</em> was clear; its title was the proof. <em>Architectural Record</em> had lost touch. It had become a glossy product placement catalog, serving its advertisers but increasingly bereft of intellectual rigor. <em>Architect</em> promised to peel back the facade of idealized pre-occupancy images and to share the stories of the people who make architecture: to deliver us process and ideas. The bar was high and so were many of our expectations. Perhaps that is why I have been so underwhelmed as <em>Architect</em> has struggled for nearly 7 years to find a voice. The magazine has taken us on a journey from in-depth interviews of firms producing irrelevant projects, to garnish cartoony graphics that distracted from...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59155152/tod-williams-and-billie-tsien-s-new-uchicago-arts-center-opens-this-weekend Tod Williams and Billie Tsien’s new UChicago Arts Center opens this weekend Archinect 2012-10-12T12:47:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T20:20:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9m/9mruvuzit31ulaod.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Tod Williams and Billie Tsien&rsquo;s Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts opens to the public this weekend at the University of Chicago, setting up shop just steps away from storied structures designed by Mies van der Rohe and Eero Saarinen. The $114-million project has been over ten years in the making</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/51873304/charlie-rose-interviews-tod-williams-billie-tsien-tonight Charlie Rose interviews Tod Williams & Billie Tsien tonight Archinect 2012-06-18T20:43:00-04:00 >2012-06-19T09:31:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2d/2dm7pf6lweeojaow.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://www.charlierose.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charlie Rose</a> will be interviewing Tod Williams &amp; Billie Tsien on tonight's show. Check your local listings for <a href="http://www.charlierose.com/about/show/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">broadcast times</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/48194637/by-itself-the-gallery-structure-is-ravishing By itself, the gallery structure is ravishing Nam Henderson 2012-05-12T12:09:00-04:00 >2012-05-14T07:12:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2s/2s974hfgb7psepj8.jpg" width="514" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>while there are many moments of breathtaking refinement, and the galleries themselves are a revelation, the result is sadly - no, tragically - a long way from being a successful addition to the city.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Inga Saffron reviews the new building, and the relocated Albert Barnes Foundation, by architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47636266/the-new-barnes-foundation-building-soulful-self-assured-and-soaked-with-light The New Barnes Foundation Building: Soulful, Self-assured, and Soaked with Light Archinect 2012-05-07T14:18:00-04:00 >2012-05-07T14:28:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9a/9a7e3317958e0f5fb2ceba3f87819c6f.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beginning on May 19th, people will see the Barnes collection not where Barnes intended it to be seen, but in a new building designed by the New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien. This building won&rsquo;t please the absolutists, the people we should probably call Barnes fundamentalists, because nothing would please them short of a return to the way things were. But it really ought to please everybody else, because&mdash;to cut to the chase&mdash;the new Barnes is absolutely wonderful.</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/5967406/moma-to-buy-american-folk-art-museum-building MoMA to Buy American Folk Art Museum Building Paul Petrunia 2011-05-11T10:31:00-04:00 >2012-10-12T12:55:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o6/o6oo2tj35bkb1eid.jpg" width="375" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The folk art museum&rsquo;s building was designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects and opened in 2001. It was not clear whether it would be torn down. The folk art museum took on $32 million of debt to construct the 53rd Street building. But attendance never met expectations, and after sustaining investment losses in the financial crisis, the museum defaulted on its debt.</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>