Archinect - Press Release 2016-02-11T22:56:59-05:00 http://archinect.com/schools/release/88/sci-arc-launches-sci-arc-mexico-a-new-international-platform/147738602 SCI-Arc Launches SCI-Arc Mexico, a New International Platform sciarcnews 2016-02-09T15:18:24-05:00 >2016-02-10T17:11:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bd/bdwgujo62hok29ww.jpg" width="514" height="232" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>SCI-Arc Mexico kicks off with a </em></strong><strong><em>series of international studios, exhibitions, conferences and symposia.</em></strong></p><p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (February 9, 2016)</strong> &ndash; SCI-Arc is pleased to announce the launch of SCI-Arc Mexico beginning spring 2016. The school&rsquo;s official home will be at 108&#8203; Bucareli, a design hub in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Juarez right in the heart of Mexico City.&nbsp;With a series of international studios, exhibitions, conferences and symposia, SCI-Arc Mexico will further Director Hernan Diaz Alonso&rsquo;s mission of advancing SCI-Arc&rsquo;s global presence.</p><p>&ldquo;As part of the global outreach effort that SCI-Arc has embarked on, we are thrilled to have a home in such a dynamic city. The extent to which Latino culture influences SCI-Arc and the Los Angeles community at large, a presence in Mexico City is the natural next step,&rdquo; Diaz Alonso said. &nbsp;&ldquo;And of course because of my own background Mexico is close to my heart. We&rsquo;re excited to embed the school within the dynamic tradition of Mexican culture ...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/71459627/what-is-manufacturer-s-place-in-bim/147702383 What is Manufacturer’s place in BIM? Bhushan Avsatthi 2016-02-09T04:15:53-05:00 >2016-02-09T04:18:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t2/t2zieb3zfs92wggm.jpg" width="514" height="212" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The reason behind BIM being talk of the industry is that it is a procedure meant for bringing expertise all through the entire building life-cycle.</p><p>Basically, BIM is a procedure that simplifies the stream of data over all phases of development and among all performing artists in the development supply chain. That is the reason you need to begin thinking how your data decodes into the BIM process. Be that as it may, let us clarify one thing first.</p><p>There is this slight misconception inside construction industry that BIM is only an <em>instrument </em>for making 3D models of building tasks when, truth be told, it's considerably more than that. It isn't right to say that when modelers are planning a working with devices, for example, Revit or ARCHICAD they are "doing BIM". It is additionally wrong to say that you are "doing BIM" in the event that you as a manufacturer have 3D (BIM) objects of your product offerings.</p><p><strong>What is the manufacturer&rsquo;s place in BIM? </strong></p><p>Data is at the heart of BIM. It is no acci...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/114395652/lg-hausys-presents-hi-macs-limitless-design-possibilities-at-retail-design-expo/147702381 LG Hausys presents HI-MACS® limitless design possibilities at Retail Design Expo mfredes@himacs.eu 2016-02-09T04:03:32-05:00 >2016-02-09T04:03:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/glq2rsrene9l1ih5.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gl/glq2rsrene9l1ih5.jpg"></p><p>For the first time LG Hausys will be showcasing HI-MACS&reg; at the Retail Design Expo 9-10 March 2016. Visit LG Hausys at stand Q9, designed by Archistudio Podrini and fabricated by Qubicle Solid Surface, and discover a world of possibilities with HI-MACS&reg; &ndash; a solid surface material that can be thermoformed into any shape you desire.</p><p>Ideal for shop design as well as architectural and interior applications, such as sculptural and high performance wall-cladding, HI-MACS&reg; brings you a modern acrylic stone that leaves nothing beyond the realms of possibility. Be it for interior or exterior design, this tactile, durable, non-porous, waterproof material combines aesthetics and functionality to meet your every criteria. And for those looking to make their mark on the corporate world, logos can be simply and easily applied to or cut into the material.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lh/lh887g2zz46cg7ph.jpg"></p><p>New to HI-MACS&reg; is the recently launched LUCIA collection, boasting a subtle combination of depth and playful tone-on-tone colours. This new colle...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/13338/uwmilwaukee-receives-top-research-rating-from-carnegie/147675921 UWMilwaukee receives top research rating from Carnegie snatraj 2016-02-08T19:57:44-05:00 >2016-02-08T19:57:44-05:00 <p>By <a href="http://uwm.edu/news/author/gwcuwm-edu/" target="_blank">Greg Walz-Chojnacki</a></p><p><a href="http://uwm.edu/news/author/gwcuwm-edu/" target="_blank">T</a>he University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the gold standard for assessment.</p><p>The &ldquo;highest research activity&rdquo; rating was given to only 115 of the 4,665 universities evaluated this year. In Wisconsin, only UWM and UW-Madison received the rating, often referred to as R1.</p><p>UWM was previously ranked one tier below, as an R2 doctoral university. Chancellor Mark Mone and faculty members celebrated its upgrade.</p><p>&ldquo;The national elevation of UWM among doctoral research universities with the highest research activity confirms what we have long known about the importance and impact of UWM&rsquo;s research mission,&rdquo; Mone said. &ldquo;This is thrilling and gratifying and validation of the remarkable impact of UWM&rsquo;s faculty, staff and students.&rdquo;</p><p>First published in 1973, the Carnegie Classification is released every five years. The 2015 ranking, issued last week, was done by ...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/128718969/celebrating-leed-certification-for-vitamix-hq-revitaization/147658243 Celebrating LEED Certification for Vitamix HQ Revitaization rlba 2016-02-08T14:16:31-05:00 >2016-02-08T14:16:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hz/hzgk1in6g158jgk8.jpg" width="514" height="239" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Vitamix officials and employees shared a toast with RLB+A Project Manager Ken Emling, RA and other members of the RLB+A team in celebration of LEED&reg; Certification for our Expansion and Renovation project done for Vitamix.<br>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/61322841/architects-dominating-bklyn-qns-resi-development/147456859 architects dominating Bklyn + Qns Resi Development Angelo Ng 2016-02-05T23:33:59-05:00 >2016-02-05T23:48:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b7/b7ct5lz4wnm7uhx2.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Angelo Ng + Anthony Ng Architects Studio are proud to be honored with the ranking of the top 10 Residential Architectural firms in Queens [pub. Jan 2016 by The Real Deal]</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/88/sci-arc-launches-curatorial-summer-program-led-by-renowned-theorist-critic-and-historian-sylvia-lavin/147349931 SCI-Arc Launches Curatorial Summer Program led by Renowned Theorist, Critic and Historian Sylvia Lavin sciarcnews 2016-02-04T14:17:07-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:46:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/he/heshi4i2v1gdg35s.jpg" width="498" height="746" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Making Exhibitions in Architecture Today (MEAT), the first in a series of Postgraduate Seminars</em></strong></p><p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (February 4, 2016)</strong> &shy;&ndash; SCI-Arc Director Hernan Diaz Alonso is thrilled to announce the launch of Making Exhibitions in Architecture Today (MEAT), a summer program introducing students to intellectual and curatorial potentials in architectural exhibition practices. Sylvia Lavin, renowned theorist, critic and historian will lead the new program. Currently the Director of Critical Studies in Architecture at UCLA, Lavin has taught at Princeton, Harvard, Columbia and numerous other institutions. She is a frequent contributor to journals such as <em>Artforum</em> and <em>Log</em> and serves as a member of the board for the Canadian Centre for Architecture.</p><p>&ldquo;MEAT is the latest in a series of relationships the school is forging with the museum world,&rdquo; Diaz Alonso said. &ldquo;Partnering with Sylvia, a professor at UCLA, can only increase the potential to pair educational institutions and their students with...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/147345068/bed-stuy-townhouse-at-253-halsey-street-gets-a-new-look/147347491 Bed Stuy Townhouse At 253 Halsey Street Gets A New Look Ryan Harvey 2016-02-04T13:33:31-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:54:08-05:00 <p><a href="http://newyorkyimby.com/2015/04/bed-stuy-townhouse-at-253-halsey-street-gets-a-new-look.html" target="_blank">This</a> once-dilapidated wood frame townhouse at 253 Halsey Street in Bed Stuy has been rebuilt from the ground up, and now sports an unusual corrugated steel&nbsp;facade.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/20227039/benoy-s-portfolio-expands-in-the-philippines/147223014 Benoy’s Portfolio Expands in the Philippines brittany.downes@benoy.com 2016-02-02T22:58:29-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:57:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nc/ncyp8nm78opgelt1.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Benoy, the global studio of Architects, Masterplanners, Interior and Graphic Designers, announces its expansion across the Philippines as the firm&rsquo;s portfolio grows with new and built projects. Benoy is excited to confirm five new appointments as well as welcome the completion of two schemes in the island nation.</p><p>Benoy Director Stephen Chow commented on the firm&rsquo;s expanding portfolio, &ldquo;The Philippines is one of the strongest economies in Southeast Asia and it has been an incredibly dynamic market for Benoy. Working in the region for more than ten years, we have seen the opportunities increase as the country grows and competes on an international scale. Our experience within global markets balanced with our local understanding has therefore been an attractive offer.&rdquo;</p><p><strong>New Appointments</strong></p><p>Benoy&rsquo;s growing order book is mainly concentrated in the Metro Manila area, the country&rsquo;s most populous region. Working with leading developers such as Ayala Land and Filinvest, the firm is involved in mult...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/29426955/former-ahca-bureau-chief-joins-studio/147201323 Former AHCA Bureau Chief joins Studio+ Taylor Brewington 2016-02-02T16:05:34-05:00 >2016-02-08T01:04:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4z/4z9emwn88g8050s3.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Wayne P. Young, AIA has joined Studio+ as a Principal and Practice Leader in its healthcare division.</p><p>As the former Bureau Chief of the Office of Plans and Construction at the Agency for Health Care Administation (AHCA) and founder of YOUNG Architects&reg;, Wayne has a proven history as a highly regarded design professional and manager of complex projects. He has positively impacted the state of healthcare design and delivery while serving as the supervisor for directing the administrative and operational functions of the Bureau, as well as during his regulatory role as the Authority Having Jurisdiction for the State.</p><p>Wayne will draw on his 27 years of experience in design, planning, and administration to lead the Central Florida studio in the design of ambulatory, acute, psychiatric, skilled nursing, and assisted living &nbsp;environments.</p><p>The entire Studio+ organization is excited to have Wayne directly involved in its mission to leverage the power of architecture to transform lives.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/29426955/comprehensive-cancer-center-at-city-of-hope-prepares-for-opening/147201322 Comprehensive cancer center at City of Hope prepares for opening Taylor Brewington 2016-02-02T16:04:52-05:00 >2016-02-08T01:04:46-05:00 <p>City of Hope Rancho Cucamonga will be hosting an Open House for its new comprehensive cancer care center on Tuesday, February 9 from 5 to 7 PM.&nbsp;</p><p>The Rancho Cucamonga facility is a newly renovated 11,000 square foot space which expands City of Hope's capacity to care for patients through comprehensive cancer care, including medical oncology and infusion services.&nbsp;</p><p>Studio+ partnered with City of Hope to design and provide exceptional cancer care to areas outside the range of its main campus. The project includes a new suite constructed within an existing medical office building. The bright, airy space accommodates the needs for City of Hope's administrators, clinicians, and researchers. A clinical area includes exam and procedure rooms, as well as an infusion area that contains eight infusion bays.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/4912/richard-meier-partners-completes-the-new-seamarq-hotel-in-south-korea/147199715 Richard Meier & Partners Completes the New Seamarq Hotel in South Korea Richard Meier & Partners 2016-02-02T15:38:16-05:00 >2016-02-08T01:07:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qi/qikck9j4e8p4xjin.jpg" width="514" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>The project is the first major hotel designed by the firm and the first completed project in Korea</strong></p><p><strong>New York, New York &ndash; February 2, 2016 &ndash; Richard Meier &amp; Partners is pleased to announce the completion of the Seamarq Hotel in</strong> <strong>Gangneung, South Korea. The new boutique hotel is composed of two main buildings and supporting facilities nestled into a hill of dense pine trees overlooking the East Sea, Gyeongpo Lake and the Taebaek mountains. The former Hyundai Hotel Gyeongpodae, now known as Seamarq Hotel, has been rebuilt as part of a revitalization of the region in preparation for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.</strong></p><p>The Hotel Tower is anchored to the summit plateau and located very close to the ocean as if it was emerging from the ground. In contrast, the Banquet Hall is located at a lower plateau connected by a bridge, both buildings integrated into the landscape. A rich sequence of spaces unfolds as a procession begins from the approach on the main road along Gyeongpo ...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/955/from-syracuse-to-dubai-students-take-on-real-world-urban-challenges-in-architecture-visiting-critic-studios/147113682 From Syracuse to Dubai, students take on real-world urban challenges in architecture visiting critic studios ewackerow 2016-02-01T11:56:34-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:49:50-05:00 <p>Each semester, upper-level architecture students participate in the visiting critic program taught by leading architects and scholars. This semester students will engage in a range of complex challenges facing many of today&rsquo;s cities, including aging infrastructure, urbanization, economic constraints, environmental impact, and energy efficiency:</p><ul><li><strong>Architecture and the City: East Orange, NJ Studio</strong>, taught by Professor <a href="https://soa.syr.edu/live/profiles/20-ted-brown" target="_blank">Ted Brown</a>, Syracuse Architecture; Munly Brown Studio</li><li><strong>Studio|Next: Building the Post-Carbon City</strong>, taught by Research Assistant Professor, <a href="https://soa.syr.edu/live/profiles/389-susan-dieterlen" target="_blank">Susan Dieterlen</a>, RLA, MLA, PhD; Research Fellow, Syracuse Center of Excellence</li><li><strong>Dubai: Sustainable Start-ups in the Desert</strong>, taught by Assistant Professor, <a href="https://soa.syr.edu/live/profiles/322-tarek-rakha" target="_blank">Tarek Rakha</a>, Ph.D</li></ul><p>Students will gain exposure to contemporary and innovative advances in green technology, participate in site visits, and interact with emerging thinkers and professionals from public and private sectors to spur their own creative, well-grounded design solutions. Throughout ...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1894/the-george-h-scanlon-foundation-lecture-redux-4-by-i-aki-balos-at-the-barnsdall-gallery-theatre-los-angeles-18-february-2016-7-30-pm/146898725 The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.4 by IÑAKI ÁBALOS at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, Los Angeles, 18 February 2016, 7:30 PM lindapollari 2016-01-29T16:53:48-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:49:02-05:00 <p>The&nbsp;<strong>Architecture/Landscape/Interiors</strong>&nbsp;Department at&nbsp;<strong>OTIS College of Art and Design</strong>&nbsp;is pleased to announce<br>the&nbsp;<strong>George H. Scanlon Foundation</strong>&nbsp;<strong>Lecture REDUX.4</strong>&nbsp;by&nbsp;<strong>I&Ntilde;AKI &Aacute;BALOS Abalos+Sentkiewicz AS+</strong><br><strong>Thursday 18 February 2016 7:30 PM&nbsp;</strong><br><strong>Barnsdall Gallery Theatre</strong>&nbsp;open seating starting at 7:00 PM<br>at the<strong><a href="http://www.barnsdallartpark.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;BARNSDALL ART PARK&nbsp;</a>4800 HOLLYWOOD BLVD LOS ANGELES CA 90027</strong></p><p>Through the initiative and support of Director Pat Scanlon, the&nbsp;<em><strong>GEORGE H. SCANLON FOUNDATION</strong></em>&nbsp;has generously funded an annual&nbsp;<em><strong>George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture</strong></em>&nbsp;since 1998.<br>The&nbsp;<em><strong>George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture</strong></em>&nbsp;<strong>REDUX.4</strong>&nbsp;celebrates this enduring and successful 18-year lecture series by featuring its 2004 lecturer,&nbsp;<strong>I&Ntilde;AKI &Aacute;BALOS</strong>, who will present the work of&nbsp;<a href="http://abalos-sentkiewicz.com/en/" target="_blank">Abalos+Sentkiewicz AS+</a>.</p><p><em><strong>I&Ntilde;AKI &Aacute;BALOS</strong>&nbsp;is&nbsp;<strong>Founder</strong>&nbsp;and<strong>&nbsp;Director</strong>&nbsp;of&nbsp;<strong>&Aacute;balos+Sentkiewicz arquitectos</strong>. He currently is&nbsp;<strong>Chaired Professor</strong>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<strong>ETSAM</strong>&nbsp;&ndash; Spain and&nbsp;<strong>Chair</strong>&nbsp;of the&nbsp;<strong>Department of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design</strong>. He previously was Founder and Director of Abalos ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/88/announcing-close-up-a-sci-arc-gallery-exhibition/146812050 Announcing Close-up: A SCI-Arc Gallery Exhibition sciarcnews 2016-01-28T13:53:27-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:48:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p3/p37eyvdr6os6xxag.jpg" width="250" height="371" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Media Inquires: </strong>Stephanie Atlan, <a href="mailto:news@sciarc.edu" target="_blank">news@sciarc.edu</a>, 213-356-5395</p><p><strong>SCI-ARC GALLERY EXHIBITION</strong></p><p><strong><em>Curated by Hernan Diaz Alonso and David Ruy </em></strong></p><p><strong><em>Close-up</em></strong></p><p><strong>March 11 &ndash; May 29, 2016</strong></p><p><strong>Friday, March 11, 7pm:</strong> Opening reception in the SCI-Arc Gallery</p><p><strong>Friday, March 25, 7pm:</strong> Discussion with Hernan Diaz Alonso, David Ruy and Mark Garcia</p><p><strong><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hk0kkgyelgbxx6b/AABF1T9Lag0oM_14DtZNS0Asa?dl=0" target="_blank">DOWNLOAD PRESS IMAGES </a></strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (January 28, 2016) --</strong> SCI-Arc is pleased to announce the launch of <em>Close-up</em>, a public exhibition opening Friday, March 11 in the SCI-Arc Gallery. The exhibition will examine the impact of digital technologies on the architectural detail and the traditions of tectonic expression associated with it. Curated by Hernan Diaz Alonso and David Ruy, the exhibition features 16 prototypes designed by practitioners from a broad range of disciplines. The exhibition remains open through May 29.</p><p>&ldquo;Out of the many critical shifts that the discipline has gone through in the last 25 years with the explosion of new technologies and digital means of production,...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/955/syracuse-university-announces-finalists-to-design-national-veterans-resource-complex-architecture-school-to-play-multiple-roles-in-upcoming-events/146730113 Syracuse University announces finalists to design National Veterans Resource Complex. Architecture school to play multiple roles in upcoming events. ewackerow 2016-01-27T12:24:29-05:00 >2016-01-27T12:24:29-05:00 <p>Syracuse University is one step closer to selecting a world-class partner to conceptualize, design and construct the new <a href="http://nvrc.syr.edu/" target="_blank">National Veterans Resource Complex</a> (NVRC).&nbsp;</p><p>The NVRC Selection Committee, made up of faculty, staff, students and design professionals, recently reviewed the qualifications of 28 of the world&rsquo;s foremost architecture firms. Syracuse Architecture <a href="https://soa.syr.edu/live/profiles/61-michael-a-speaks" target="_blank">Dean Michael A. Speaks</a> and <a href="https://soa.syr.edu/live/profiles/22-julia-czerniak" target="_blank">Associate Dean Julia Czerniak</a> serve on the Committee. After careful consideration, the selection committee has chosen three finalists to advance to the final round of the competition. The finalists are: <a href="http://www.adjaye.com/" target="_blank">Adjaye Associates,</a> <a href="http://www.shoparc.com/" target="_blank">SHoP</a> and <a href="http://snohetta.com/" target="_blank">Snohetta</a>. Notably, each of these firms is among the seven finalists currently vying for the opportunity to design the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago.</p><p>&ldquo;I want to thank the members of the selection committee for their hard work and dedication to identifying the right design partner for this critically-important project,&rdquo; says Chancellor Kent Syverud. &ldquo;The NVRC is a ph...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/27687801/guerin-glass-architects-press-clips/146667294 Guerin Glass Architects Press Clips Guerin Glass Architects 2016-01-26T16:52:02-05:00 >2016-01-26T16:52:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dx/dxu5cpv9wp391z6d.jpg" width="514" height="229" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Guerin Glass Architects has been featured in multiple online and print publications.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/135486481/house-beautiful/146663269 House Beautiful framptonco 2016-01-26T15:31:42-05:00 >2016-01-26T15:31:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m9/m997egj39y2ern4t.jpg" width="514" height="665" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.housebeautiful.com/room-decorating/colors/tips/g3043/feng-shui-guide-to-color/" target="_blank">http://www.housebeautiful.com/room-decorating/colors/tips/g3043/feng-shui-guide-to-color/</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/135486481/architectural-digest/146654402 Architectural Digest framptonco 2016-01-26T12:53:48-05:00 >2016-01-26T12:58:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tf/tfda82zeap3m80n6.jpg" width="514" height="635" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/elena-frampton-new-york-city-home-tour" target="_blank">http://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/elena-frampton-new-york-city-home-tour</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/135486481/luxe-interiors-design/146653596 Luxe Interiors + Design framptonco 2016-01-26T12:46:06-05:00 >2016-01-26T12:49:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q22vkrc37m7i5qzu.jpg" width="514" height="621" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Published: Jan/Feb 2016 New York issue</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/5208403/umsoa-begins-live-streaming-of-tecnoglass-lecture-series/146647139 UMSoA Begins Live Streaming of Tecnoglass Lecture Series AnnetteGallagher 2016-01-26T10:35:55-05:00 >2016-02-08T00:47:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yi/yiotp4hq6yf349hj.jpg" width="514" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The University of Miami School of Architecture is now live streaming all lectures that are part of the Tecnoglass Lecture Series "Miami &amp; The Tropical World." &nbsp;The Tecnoglass Lecture Series 2015-16 is a year-long program of lectures, interviews, and symposia focused on a theme that is of particular relevance to SoA. The 2014-2015 series titled &ldquo;Miami and the Tropical World&rdquo; examines issues such as climate and its influence on architecture and cities, vernacular traditions and their ability to adapt for resiliency and sustainability and transformation in rapidly growing and emerging economies. Lectures in this series are regularly scheduled on Wednesdays in Glasgow Hall at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>Upcoming lectures include&nbsp;</p><p><strong>January 27, 2016</strong>&nbsp;<br>Michael Murphy,&nbsp;<a href="https://massdesigngroup.org/" target="_blank">MASS&nbsp;Design Group</a></p><p><strong>February 17, 2016</strong><br>Shohei Shigematsu of&nbsp;<a href="http://oma.eu/office" target="_blank">OMA</a></p><p><strong>February 24, 2016</strong><br>Vo Trang Nghia of&nbsp;<a href="http://votrongnghia.com/" target="_blank">Vo Trang Nghia Architects</a></p><p><strong>March 16, 2016</strong><br>Bijoy Jain from&nbsp;<a href="http://www.studiomumbai.com/" target="_blank">Studio Mumbai</a></p><p><strong>March 23, 2016</strong>&nbsp;<br>Teofilo Victoria, Professor at UMSoA and principal of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dlgvarchitects.com/" target="_blank">de la Guardia Vict...</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/851/schmidt-hammer-lassen-architects-wins-international-competition-to-design-major-mixed-use-cultural-project-in-shanghai-china/146625473 schmidt hammer lassen architects wins international competition to design major mixed-use cultural project in Shanghai, China press@shl.dk 2016-01-26T03:53:17-05:00 >2016-02-08T01:06:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oi/oi3tubl0le0aqcx6.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>schmidt hammer lassen architects have won an international competition to design a new cultural home for the city of Shanghai, China. The project known as the West Shanghai Workers&rsquo; Cultural Palace, has been a popular destination for the city&rsquo;s Labour Union workers and local community since the 1950s. schmidt hammer lassen architects&rsquo; new proposal will provide multiple cultural facilities including a theatre, cinema, art and exhibition spaces, as well as office, sports facilities, commercial space, and a major transport hub all within a new 8 hectare public park.</strong></p><p>Built in 1959, the original West Shanghai Worker&rsquo;s Cultural Palace occupies a predominate site in the centre of Shanghai. Serving the union workers and local community as a popular cultural activity centre for the last five decades, the Palace could no longer cater for the growing urban population.</p><p>schmidt hammer lassen architects&rsquo; scheme preserves and expands an existing park on the site. The design expands and transforms th...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/139333896/frameless-doors-sustainable-staircases/146528310 Frameless Doors / Sustainable Staircases insensation 2016-01-24T21:41:48-05:00 >2016-01-24T21:41:48-05:00 <p>We are a multidisciplinary sales and consulting team bringing you innovative, high-quality doors and staircases which exude minimalism, reduction, and the beauty of simplicity. Our products use sustainable materials and add value to your projects. Designed by engineers, priced to beat the average product on the market and delivered within a few weeks from your order specification, we aim to be your best-in-class door and staircase supplier.</p><p>Our clients are local and global architecture firms, general contractors of all sizes, tradesmen and all those who appreciate good design and quality in their construction projects. Over 4000 clients have trusted us in the almost 20 years of our existence.</p><p>Ask us for a quotation for your next project. You will be pleasantly surprised.</p><p><a href="http://www.insensation.com" target="_blank">www.insensation.com</a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://www.xinnix-doors.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/xinnix_sfeer_2015_IMG_8805.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/41054951/caitlin-m-bucari-the-lighting-practice-promoted-to-project-manager/146342229 Caitlin M. Bucari, The Lighting Practice, Promoted to Project Manager Darcy Veneziale 2016-01-22T11:40:09-05:00 >2016-02-08T01:05:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17bho3hokqlmfqad.jpg" width="514" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.thelightingpractice.com" target="_blank">The Lighting Practice</a> is proud to announce that <a href="http://bit.ly/1RgiU2J" target="_blank">Caitlin Bucari </a>has been promoted to Project Manager.&nbsp;</p><p>Caitlin joined our team as a lighting designer in 2015. Her project work includes corporate, mixed-use, retail, multi-family residential and hospitality environments. Caitlin&rsquo;s creative and collaborative design approach, attention to project details, and conscious attention to her clients has made her an essential member of our team. We are proud of Caitlin and appreciate her contributions to The Lighting Practice&rsquo;s clients and overall team environment!</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/41054951/meet-our-newest-team-members-john-conley-lauren-tyler/146342227 Meet Our Newest Team Members: John Conley & Lauren Tyler Darcy Veneziale 2016-01-22T11:37:50-05:00 >2016-01-22T11:38:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4o/4oq2909yv82elm7c.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A key element of <a href="http://www.thelightingpractice.com" target="_blank">The Lighting Practice</a>'s success is our ability to find and recruit talented team members with a variety of experience and expertise.&nbsp;We are pleased to introduce the newest members of our design team John Conley and Lauren Tyler.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://bit.ly/1ny9a6V" target="_blank">JOHN D. CONLEY</a>, LIGHTING DESIGNER</strong><br>John joined The Lighting Practice in 2015 after graduating from The Pennsylvania State University with an integrated Bachelor and Master of Architectural Engineering with a focus in electrical and lighting design. John always had an interest in architecture and design. He appreciated the impact that lighting could have on a space. Penn State&rsquo;s Student IES trips provided John with exposure to designers and lighting manufacturers from across the country. The designers&rsquo; passion and industry opportunities furthered his desire to work in the field of lighting. John gained hands on experience during an internship in Detroit, MI with a prominent A&amp;E Design and Planning firm. Since joining The Lighting Practice John&rsquo;...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/851/schmidt-hammer-lassen-architects-along-with-architectus-have-been-shortlisted-in-melbourne-australia-for-the-83-million-state-library-victoria-vision-2020-redevelopment-program/146171817 schmidt hammer lassen architects along with Architectus have been shortlisted in Melbourne, Australia for the $83 million State Library Victoria Vision 2020 Redevelopment Program press@shl.dk 2016-01-20T06:41:48-05:00 >2016-01-20T06:41:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rz/rztv1kysw0o07shy.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Established in 1854, The State Library Victoria in Melbourne is one of Victoria State's oldest public institutions and Australia's oldest public library. The aim of the Vision 2020 Redevelopment Program is for the library to reaffirm itself as the state&rsquo;s education and creative centrepiece and help benefit more Victorians by expanding the State Library's reach and relevance within the community whilst also celebrating the building&rsquo;s magnificent heritage and returning significant spaces to public use. It will firmly position Australia&rsquo;s oldest and busiest public library as a contemporary centre of knowledge, inspiration and innovation.</strong></p><p>Since completing the extension to the Royal Library in Copenhagen, dubbed the Black Diamond in 1999, schmidt hammer lassen architects has designed over a dozen libraries worldwide, including the award-winning Halifax Central Library in Canada and the recently opened Dokk1 Multimedia Library in Aarhus, both examples of libraries being a key anchor that s...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/5208403/umsoa-announces-new-teaching-fellowship/146109904 UMSoA Announces New Teaching Fellowship AnnetteGallagher 2016-01-19T11:17:35-05:00 >2016-01-19T15:47:37-05:00 <p>The University of Miami School of Architecture is excited to launch a new Emerging Practitioner&nbsp;Teaching Fellowship at the School of Architecture beginning Fall 2016. &nbsp;The nine-month fellowship aims to attract emerging individuals engaged in design practice and/or research&nbsp;to join our academic community and contribute to the intellectual life of the School. &nbsp;We are currently accepting applications and &nbsp;are enclosing a full description of the advertisement for your reference. The application deadline is March 15, 2015.&nbsp;</p><p>The position offers an emerging practitioner the opportunity to advance his/her individual research while capitalizing on the resources of both the School and the city of Miami. Applicants will be expected to teach two design studios and one elective course in our undergraduate and graduate programs and will be provided with a graduate teaching assistant to support them in their teaching and research. In addition, the fellowship requires the presentation of a public le...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/122995404/pgav-destinations-designing-new-big-bear-alpine-zoo/146052785 PGAV Destinations Designing New Big Bear Alpine Zoo PGAVDestinations 2016-01-18T17:39:06-05:00 >2016-01-18T17:39:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d2/d23nsrlxabqvgrdl.jpg" width="514" height="368" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>January 20, 2015</em></p><p>Read the full story at <a href="http://pgavdestinations.com/2015/01/pgav-destinations-designing-new-big-bear-alpine-zoo/" target="_blank">PGAVDestinations.com.</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/122995404/congratulations-to-chimelong-ocean-kingdom-for-thea-award/146052784 Congratulations to Chimelong Ocean Kingdom for THEA Award PGAVDestinations 2016-01-18T17:38:13-05:00 >2016-01-18T17:38:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jh/jhnh6545arojioju.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>March 17, 2015</em></p><p>Read the full story at <a href="http://pgavdestinations.com/2015/03/congratulations-chimelong-ocean-kingdom-thea-award/" target="_blank">PGAVDestinations.com.</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/122995404/pgav-destinations-launches-new-volunteer-program-pgavia/146052782 PGAV Destinations Launches New Volunteer Program: PGAVIA PGAVDestinations 2016-01-18T17:37:06-05:00 >2016-01-18T17:37:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7q/7qtor6my1ooqblm1.jpg" width="514" height="422" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>March 31, 2015</em></p><p>Read the full story at <a href="http://pgavdestinations.com/2015/03/pgav-destinations-launches-new-volunteer-program-pgavia/" target="_blank">PGAVDestinations.com.</a></p>