Archinect - Press Release 2016-12-04T15:43:02-05:00 Holiday House Grand Opening SoHo 2016-12-02T18:36:41-05:00 >2016-12-02T18:36:41-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href=";utm_campaign=98f8346d39-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_11_30&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_604334406f-98f8346d39-220915373" target="_blank">;utm_campaign=98f8346d39-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2016_11_30&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_term=0_604334406f-98f8346d39-220915373</a></p> Significance of BIM to Architectural, Structural & MEP Engineers Bhushan Avsatthi 2016-12-02T06:54:30-05:00 >2016-12-02T07:42:12-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>BIM has very swiftly taken over the traditional approaches practiced in the AEC industry. It is challenging those old practices at every level of the construction project and throwing away the redundant methods to replace it with more efficient and time effective options. Though BIM has a very significant role to play at every stage of construction project, it provides a base for the most fundamental levels of engineering discipline, right from design to the analysis.</p><p><strong>Aid to Architects</strong></p><p>The designs prepared by architects have to be approved by the project owners and then make the necessary changes as required. Thus the design keeps on going back and forth from the architects to the project owners and back again to architects. The alterations became a norm and the conceptual sketches have to be changed all over again and maybe redrawn from the scratch. Sometimes the changes which surface during the construction phase, which costs heavily to both the contractors and the facility owners i...</p> Aedas projects win four 2016 MIPIM Asia Awards JessW 2016-12-02T01:00:32-05:00 >2016-12-02T01:00:59-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Aedas again withstood strong competitors from various Asian countries to win four 2016 MIPIM Asia Awards, including:</p><ul><li>Gold Award, Best Office and Business Development &ndash; Sina Plaza, Beijing, China, designed by Global Board Director Ken Wai</li><li>Silver Award, Best Chinese Futura Mega Project - &nbsp;Chongqing Xinhua Bookstore Group Jiefangbei Book City Mixed-use Project, Chongqing, China, designed by Global Board Director Andy Wen</li><li>Bronze Award, Best Futura Project - Taipei European School European Secondary Campus Redevelopment, Taipei, Taiwan, designed by Global Board Director Andy Wen</li><li>Bronze Award, Best Chinese Futura Project &ndash; Qingdao Chengyang Cultural Arts and Sports Center, Qingdao, China</li></ul><p>Sina Plaza, the principal office for Nasdaq-listed SINA Corporation in China, reflects the infinity symbol &lsquo;&infin;&rsquo; to express the concept of &lsquo;limitless&rsquo; &ndash; as advances in media technology and information flow have opened up unlimited opportunities in the digital world.&nbsp; Drawing from the Chinese architectural herita...</p> Chengdu City Music Hall wins World Architecture Festival Award JessW 2016-11-30T21:27:00-05:00 >2016-12-01T20:29:50-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="371" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Designed by Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, Chengdu City Music Hall in China is the winner of the Competition Entries - Future Projects category at World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards 2016.</p><p>Located at the Wuhou district in Chengdu, China, the Chengdu City Music Hall complex balances cultural components within a dense urban environment disconnected from its traditional connection to nature. The traditional Chinese landscape paintings or shan shui paintings &ndash; &lsquo;shan&rsquo; refers to mountain and &lsquo;shui&rsquo; to river &ndash; are evolved from the surrounding Sichuan landscapes. The use of positive and negative spaces in this art form portrays an interesting balance between the physical and the ephemeral. These relationships were explored in how to balance the &lsquo;imagined&rsquo; creations of the performance venues and school of arts with the &lsquo;tangibles&rsquo; of the buildings which contain them.</p><p>The physical line between the tangible and the ephemeral was celebrated as a stepped public series of connected terraces. Beneat...</p> The Holiday House Design Show held earlier this month at the townhouses located at 40 & 50 Sullivan Street was recently featured in Interior Design Magazine. 2016-11-30T13:05:07-05:00 >2016-11-30T13:05:07-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Sweeten Weekend Reading Roundup – Holiday House Edition! 2016-11-30T13:03:37-05:00 >2016-11-30T13:04:10-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> SCI-Arc Launches New Scholarship for LAUSD Students sciarcnews 2016-11-29T15:50:02-05:00 >2016-11-29T16:12:49-05:00 <p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (November 29, 2016)</strong> &shy;&ndash; SCI-Arc is proud to announce a full-tuition scholarship for current Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) students. This scholarship is intended for first-year freshman, and is merit-based. It will be awarded for the 2017-2018 year, and can be extended to cover all 5 years of tuition, provided the student remains in the top 10% of their class. Applications are currently being accepted online, and are due by January 15, 2017.</p><p>&ldquo;SCI-Arc is embedded in the fabric of Los Angeles. With this scholarship we are reaffirming our relationship to the city&rsquo;s public education system,&rdquo; says SCI-Arc Director Hernan Diaz Alonso. "We are proud of our well-rounded and rigorous Undergraduate program. A Bachelor of Architecture from SCI-Arc provides a creative way to see the world not only in architectural terms&nbsp;but in sociological, political and economic terms as well.&rdquo;</p><p>SCI-Arc, located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, is one of the nation's only ...</p> Partnering with the best service provider for 3D Exterior Rendering Company Rathodjay 2016-11-29T06:11:05-05:00 >2016-11-29T06:12:46-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>3D Exterior Rendering Company means taking raw inputs from the clients in terms of sketches, drawings, scans or images, and making a photorealistic three dimensional structure from it. This structure can be further used to create animations, fly throughs and walkthroughs. Almost all architects, real estate owners, designers, and construction project owners make use of this service. They source an outsourcing firm, like <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Rayvat Engineering</a>&nbsp;</strong>, and then create presentations even before the project starts being constructed.</p><p>3D exterior rendering has now become a tool to attract potential investors and customers towards your project by highlighting the best parts. If you look around, almost all firms are now using this service in order to be in the good books of their clients. It can be truly said that this service has revolutionized the industry and its practices. Many outsourcing firms, like Rayvat Engineering, now offer different platforms to create amazing platforms that you could showc...</p> I-AM Sessions #6 - Cut the Mustard 2016-11-24T11:28:41-05:00 >2016-11-29T21:38:49-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Earlier this month we hosted over 75 guests for an evening of research and debate around the subject of innovation and entrepreneurship in the F&amp;B sector.</p><p>The evening started with an insightful talk given by Good Sense Research, following consumer trends and expectations when it comes to having a personalised dining experience. We then had the pleasure of hosting an exceptional panel of speakers to discuss what are the makers of success in the restaurant industry. Our huge thanks go to Mike Faers, Monique Borst, Jon Blakeney, Jade Swaby and Bobby Hashemi (as well as our host, Pete Champion!).</p><p>Read the <a href="" target="_blank">full report</a> for our expert tips and some exclusive research into today's consumer attitudes.</p> Woodbury University Department of Interior Architecture Issues Call for Entries for 2017 Unmentionables Symposium nreyes 2016-11-23T22:01:11-05:00 >2016-11-29T20:04:22-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="120" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Spring Event to Investigate Emerging Subjects of Debate in Design;</em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Symposium Coincides with 85th Anniversary of Interior Architecture Program</em></strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>LOS ANGELES (Nov. 21, 2016) &ndash; The Department of Interior Architecture within <a href="" target="_blank">Woodbury University</a>&rsquo;s <a href="" target="_blank">School of Architecture</a> has issued a call for entries for its 2017 <a href="" target="_blank">Unmentionables Symposium,</a>&nbsp;to be held&nbsp;in Los Angeles, April 7-8, 2017.&nbsp; The Symposium coincides with the 85th anniversary of the university&rsquo;s Interior Architecture program.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>As art critic Dave Hickey has said, &ldquo;the emerging subjects of debate that change the discourse of art are driven by ennui. We don&rsquo;t stop talking about something because we have figured it out, but because we get bored and the terms of the discussion become threadbare.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;As such, the next subjects of debate tend to be those that are the most mysterious and incomprehensible, the ones most removed from recent memory,&rdquo; said Heather Peterson, Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and abstract review coordin...</p> 10 Designer Rooms To See At Holiday House 2016-11-22T16:37:17-05:00 >2016-11-22T16:37:17-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Episode 264: Holiday House Uptown 2016-11-22T12:16:57-05:00 >2016-11-22T12:16:57-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> URBANIST ARCHITECTURE LTD | DO YOU WANT TO BE ONE OF THE FIRST PEOPLE TO VISIT YOUR HOME BEFORE IT’S BEEN BUILT? Ellen Hancock 2016-11-22T11:48:30-05:00 >2016-11-22T11:48:30-05:00 <p><strong><em>01/11/2016 </em></strong><strong>- &nbsp;Urbanist Architecture is the first architectural firm in London to employ the latest Virtual Reality (VR) technology for their clients. The firm uses VR gadgets to create awesome simulations showing home owners and property developers how their development will look like when it has been completed. </strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>By using this technology, you can see the quality of design, space planning, materials, furniture, all internal and external fixtures and fittings, small details and more! This way, you can easily view the &ldquo;finished&rdquo; look of the design presented by the architects before it is even built! &nbsp;This immersive experience gives you more control over your project than ever before.</p><p>Urbanist 4D Reality will not only show you what your final design will look like &ndash; it will put you right in the middle of it. The technology exports you to the finished state of the design where you can completely visualize the house you want to build. This approach enables you to go through the nooks and c...</p> Angstrom Advanced Liquid Nitrogen Generator 2016-11-22T08:02:15-05:00 >2016-11-22T08:02:16-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="680" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Angstrom Advanced Liquid Nitrogen Generator</p> Showroom Euforma w Warszawie już otwarty! 40 polskich marek w jednym miejscu. Paulina Kasprowicz 2016-11-21T08:09:52-05:00 >2016-11-21T08:09:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="415" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Na mapie Warszawy pojawi&#322;o si&#281; nowe miejsce dla entuzjast&oacute;w polskiego designu. Showroom Euforma ma w swojej ofercie meble, o&#347;wietlenie oraz dodatki najlepszych polskich marek. Za aran&#380;acj&#281; przestrzeni odpowiada <a href="" target="_blank">Paulina Kasprowicz z meinDESIGN</a>.</p><p>Showroom w Bydgoszczy w sierpniu obchodzi&#322; swoje pierwsze urodziny, w&#322;a&#347;ciciele widz&#261;c ogromny sukces tego miejsca, postanowili p&oacute;j&#347;&#263; za ciosem i wybrali Warszaw&#281;, jako swoj&#261; drug&#261; lokalizacj&#281;.</p><p>Jakim miejscem jest showroom Euforma? Zar&oacute;wno w Bydgoszczy, jak i w Warszawie w&#322;a&#347;ciciele: Marcin R&oacute;&#380;a&#324;ski i Rafa&#322; Krukowski, postawili na stworzenie oferty dzi&#281;ki kt&oacute;rej klient b&#281;dzie m&oacute;g&#322; kompleksowo wyposa&#380;y&#263; swoje wn&#281;trze. To co istotne &ndash; b&#281;dzie mia&#322; w czym wybiera&#263;, poniewa&#380; w ofercie showroomu znalaz&#322;o si&#281; blisko 40 polskich marek. Zar&oacute;wno tych ju&#380; rozpoznawalnych, jak NOTI czy Comforty, jak i mniej znanych, kt&oacute;re charakteryzuje wysokiej jako&#347;ci wzornictwo i unikatowo&#347;&#263; &ndash; Borcas, Hop Design czy Loftdecora.</p><p><em>&bdquo;Od pocz&#261;tku chcieli&#347;my, &#380;eby Euforma inspir...</em></p> TIMELAPSE CUALTIS HEADQUARTERS DENORTE 2016-11-19T08:10:49-05:00 >2016-11-22T23:51:05-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Time lapse del mural de SUSO33 sobre el nuevo Edificio de Cualtis dise&ntilde;ado por Denorte en la calle Argos 4-6, Madrid.</p> Holiday House Design Benefit for Cancer Research 2016-11-18T11:01:43-05:00 >2016-11-18T11:02:41-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> Tour New York's Holiday House 2016-11-18T10:50:08-05:00 >2016-11-18T10:50:09-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> INSIDE TWO SOHO TOWNHOUSES WHERE DESIGNERS ARE PLAYING OUT THEIR WILDEST FANTASIES 2016-11-18T10:48:46-05:00 >2016-11-18T10:48:46-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> VILLA PLATAN - BETWEEN SEA AND SKY Adept2014 2016-11-18T05:35:13-05:00 >2016-11-22T23:57:05-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="462" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Designed from four rectangular volumes, seamlessly merging, a private villa sit on the very edge between land and sea. ADEPT is behind the design that is carefully tailored to the unique location using nature&rsquo;s own colors and soft transitions between interior spaces, as well as between inside and outside, that makes the daily changes of the sea an integrated part of the architecture&rsquo;s DNA. &nbsp;</strong></p><p>The villa was completed for a private client with the opportunity to build at the edge of the sea. The client had a vision of a simple life in beautiful spaces making the fantastic view an integrated part of everyday life in their home. The result is as unique as the location: a villa designed from four basic volumes with floating transitions. Towards the street, the villa appear serene and closed, the primary volumes broken only by the precise entrance door. Towards the sea and the garden, small courtyards are embraced by open and transparent facades with views towards the sea.&nbsp;</p><p><em>&ldquo;The villa was de...</em></p> KU.BE HOUSE OF CULTURE AND MOVEMENT Adept2014 2016-11-18T05:26:00-05:00 >2016-11-23T04:14:37-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>September 2nd 2016 Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark opened the Ku.Be House of Culture and Movement, an activity hub in Frederiksberg, Denmark, which explores the boundaries between culture, health and movement. The project is the first of its typology: a community space, which also focuses on exploring and developing our most fundamental process, movement. Ku.Be facilitates both fixed and spontaneous programs. Main volumes define specific tempos of activities, whereas voids are left without a defined use to let users interpret them how they wish and discover new ways to use and get around the building. The activity from inside then spills out into the community as a garden, which will offer a variety of interactive environments. </strong></p><p>The 4.000 m2 Ku.Be House of Culture in Movement was designed for the municipality of Frederiksberg as a focal point for both the immediate community and also the wider area of Copenhagen; one that the people themselves could take ownership of and that would ...</p> The New York Public Library unveils early designs of Mecanoo-led renovation plans mecanoo PR 2016-11-18T04:50:29-05:00 >2016-11-22T23:54:30-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>New Yorkers are getting their first look at a completely renovated, vastly improved Mid-Manhattan Library &ndash; The New York Public Library&rsquo;s largest circulating branch &ndash; which is set to undergo a transformation that will increase seats, expand services, and add public space. The largest public-private rehabilitation in NYPL&rsquo;s history will create a new, state-of-the-art library that will serve as both a model and catalyst for a rejuvenated library system.</p><p>The schematic designs released by The New York Public Library provides an early idea of what the Midtown branch will look like after a complete interior renovation, which is scheduled to begin in 2018. The project is much-needed at Mid-Manhattan, which opened in the 1970s in a space originally designed for a department store. The branch receives approximately 1.7 million visits annually and circulates approximately 2 million items each year.</p><p>The schematic designs for the project were developed by the project&rsquo;s design team, led by archite...</p> Innovative ferry terminal designed by C.F. Møller opens in Stockholm Julian_Weyer 2016-11-17T05:52:38-05:00 >2016-11-18T03:40:27-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="266" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>With its location and design, which combines infrastructure with urban park and&nbsp;provides a new public recreational space, the V&auml;rtaterminalen ferry terminal marks the first step in the development of a brand new district in Stockholm.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>A landmark you can sit on top of</strong></p><p>The terminal resembles a cross between a departing ship and the surrounding area&rsquo;s architecture of cranes, warehouses, etc.</p><p>&ldquo;The main idea was to create a vibrant urban environment at the port with a unique urban space catering to both travellers and local residents of Stockholm with a public park on the terminal&rsquo;s roof. The terminal is thereby a public attraction and an efficient traffic facility where car traffic and a fluid overlap between passenger terminal and quality urban life intertwine and become one,&rdquo; says Mads Mandrup, the partner-in-charge&nbsp;of the project.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The terminal and surrounding urban space are at the same level, providing easy access for all. Meanwhile, the roof of the terminal building is home to a green ...</p> Richard J. DeMarco, AIA, Principal of Montroy Andersen DeMarco and Richard Cohen, Project Manager who led the design team for 10 Sullivan Street Tower and Townhouses, were interviewed by Audrey Puente from Fox 5 News yesterday to discuss the transformation of the luxury townhouses into designer show houses at 40 and 50 Sullivan Street. Holiday House Design Show raises breast cancer awareness in the design industry. All the proceeds for this event are donated to cancer research. Montroy Andersen DeMarco is one of the sponsors for this amazing event. 2016-11-16T17:21:59-05:00 >2016-11-16T17:22:00-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Jay gives a lecture at Oxford Brookes as part of their 'Emergence' lecture series Ellen Hancock 2016-11-15T07:29:18-05:00 >2016-11-15T07:29:30-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="920" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Jay gives a lecture at Oxford Brookes' JHBB Lecture Theatre&nbsp;as part of their 'Emergence' lecture series. Other speakers in the series include Studio Weave and Marcus Fairs.&nbsp;</p> HOLIDAY HOUSE SOHO DETAILS ANNOUNCED 2016-11-14T19:27:15-05:00 >2016-11-14T19:27:15-05:00 <img src="" width="640" height="480" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Adam Gordon Holdings, Tavros Development Complete Eight-Unit Condo Building in Manhattan 2016-11-14T19:23:03-05:00 >2016-11-29T21:34:07-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="972" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a>/</p> stimulation Cards for Newborn MBudniak 2016-11-14T15:45:58-05:00 >2016-11-29T21:34:15-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank">/konkurs-wygraj-czarno-biale-karty-stymulacyjne/</a></p> ELLE Decoration China April 2013 MBudniak 2016-11-14T15:15:35-05:00 >2016-11-14T15:15:36-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="846" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Our renovation of original lane house in Shanghai has been noticed by Chinese edition of ELLE Decoration.</p> Brighton House Ellen Hancock 2016-11-14T11:01:22-05:00 >2016-11-22T23:55:07-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="460" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>CTA have recently submitted plans for a new private residence in Brighton. Based on a courtyard typology, the new family house will provide living accommodation framed around an existing swimming pool and set within the landscape to create a sequence of private garden spaces.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p>