Archinect - News 2015-05-26T00:01:41-04:00 Architects Try to Save a Tower in Moscow Archinect 2014-03-17T14:39:00-04:00 >2014-08-19T13:35:56-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="657" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One of the great feats of 20th-century engineering, a landmark of modernist architecture is facing demolition. Late last month, the Russian State Committee for Television and Radio Broadcasting agreed to the dismantling of the Shabolovka radio tower in Moscow. This is the Eiffel Tower of Russia, a 50-story conical structure of steel latticework, shaped roughly like a collapsing telescope, designed by the engineer Vladimir Shukhov.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>UPDATE:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moscow Puts Iconic Shukhov Tower on Protected Landmark List</a></p> Berg | C.F. Møller & DinellJohansson propose world’s tallest wooden skyscraper for Stockholm Justine Testado 2013-12-17T18:58:00-05:00 >2013-12-23T18:39:12-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Berg | C.F. M&oslash;ller and DinellJohansson recently won the competition to design a future residential landmark for Stockholm. Hosted by Swedish real estate group HSB, three competing teams were required to propose three innovative residential buildings for three central locations in the city. The winners will work with HSB to develop and build the residential complex by 2023, in time for HSB's 100th anniversary.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a glimpse of Berg | C.F. M&oslash;ller and DinellJohansson's proposals:<br><br><strong>Hagastaden:</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><br><strong>V&auml;sterbroplan:</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Fleminggatan:</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> NYC Landmarks Commission Debates New Annabelle Selldorf Building sara@curbed 2013-02-12T18:46:00-05:00 >2013-02-18T17:59:47-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"The changes to the plans...were not enough to assuage the doubts the Commission had the first time around (although most of the commissioners did agree that significant improvements had been made). The alternations to the plans included stretching the double hung windows vertically in order to give the building less of a squat look, raising the base by six feet...and moving the tower forward slightly."</p></em><br /><br /><p> New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission met to discuss a proposed Annabelle Selldorf building at 42 Crosby Street for the second time, and sent Selldorf away for the second time.</p> Washington’s landmarks get an landscape architectural guide Archinect 2012-09-20T16:35:00-04:00 >2012-09-20T18:16:54-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="319" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Smith is one of 20 landscape architects who have helped create a new online guide to the city&rsquo;s important outdoor spaces, some world famous, others, such as the Civil War memorial at U and Vermont Avenue NW, not as well known. The Web site, The Landscape Architect&rsquo;s Guide to Washington, D.C., was launched Sept. 13 by the American Society of Landscape Architects, and there is a version for mobile devices.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Travel+Leisure Releases World's Top New Landmarks Archinect 2012-02-08T14:52:03-05:00 >2012-02-08T14:52:10-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Invoking the &ldquo;Wonders of the World,&rdquo; Travel + Leisure has just released a comprehensive list of the top 60 must-see landmarks in the modern world. The winners include skyscrapers, bridges, museums, arenas and parks -- all constructed within the last 15 years &ndash; and readers took the opportunity to voice their favorites in an online poll.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>