Archinect - Press Release 2017-03-29T15:17:57-04:00 BAC Design for Human Health Director Wins Community Service Award deancascieri 2017-03-28T13:27:31-04:00 >2017-03-28T18:06:10-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="813" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>March 22, 2017 (Boston, MA) - </strong>Dak Kopec, PhD, director of Design for Human Health at The Boston Architectural College (BAC), was recently awarded the Community Service Award at the 2017 Annual IDEC Conference in Chicago. The IDEC (Interior Design Educators Council) Community Service Award honors an individual or group&rsquo;s significant contribution of community service associated with interior design on a local, regional, or national level.</p><p>Crandon Gustafson, dean of the BAC&rsquo;s School of Interior Architecture, &nbsp;nominated Dak for his Bay Cove Human Services project, saying he &ldquo;truly embodies community service based design, and his work with students and this CBO (community based organization) epitomizes the meaning and intentions of the community service award.&rdquo;</p><p>Bay Cove Human Services is a not-for-profit CBO that serves the mental health needs of low income people throughout the Boston metropolitan area. The residents of this group home are senior citizens who have lived their entire lives...</p> BAC Student Wins Designers Lighting Forum of New England Travel Scholarship Student Competition deancascieri 2017-03-28T13:25:30-04:00 >2017-03-28T18:06:10-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>March 13, 2017 (Boston, MA) - </strong>The Boston Architectural College (BAC) is proud to announce that Shivani Shah, a second year Bachelor of Architecture student, was awarded a travel scholarship through Designers Lighting Forum of New England (DLF-NE) to attend LIGHTFAIR International in Philadelphia in May.</p><p>Each year, the DLF-NE hosts a competition for area students, asking them to answer a single question through design. Shivani first heard about this year&rsquo;s competition, which asked, &ldquo;How can light bring meaning to space?,&rdquo; through the BAC&rsquo;s Office of Student Life. After hearing a DLF-NE representative speak to BAC students, Shah was inspired to enter the competition.</p><p>Shivani shared her 20 slide presentation, showing how a particular light fits a particular activity, and how lighting is integral to the future of design, to a jury made up of the BAC&rsquo;s deans and a DLF-NE representative. Going into the presentation, Shivani was nervous competing against other students, some of whom are in t...</p> BAC Education director Beth Lundell Garver elected to ACSA leadership deancascieri 2017-03-28T13:22:51-04:00 >2017-03-28T18:06:10-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="997" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>February 23, 2017 (Boston, MA) - </strong>Bethany Lundell Garver, AIA, NCARB, education director at the Boston Architecture College was elected Northeast Regional Director of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA). Garver will serve a three-year term beginning on July 1, 2017.</p><p>As Northeast Regional Director and member of the national Board of Directors, Garver will serve as leader of the region&rsquo;s constituent associations. She will facilitate conversations among the 24 Northeast ACSA member schools, chair meetings held by the region&rsquo;s councils, and be responsible for the fiscal affairs of the constituent associations and the regional council. Garver also will guide regional schools and organizations applying for ACSA membership, while she is also developing documentation for publication in the ACSA&rsquo;s Annual Report.</p><p>Bethany Lundell Garver is a registered architect and director of the CityLab Intensive program at the BAC. She joined the College as Director of Foundation Inst...</p> Grand Gatehouse for Keukenhof mecanoo PR 2017-03-28T11:31:49-04:00 >2017-03-28T11:31:49-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank">Keukenhof</a> finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large flows of, mainly international, visitors to the world-famous gardens. The striking timber roof structure of interwoven isosceles triangles provides shelter and creates an ever-changing play of light and shadow.</p><p>The integral design for the entrance area includes two plazas. A forecourt with wedge-shaped planters leads visitors from the main car park to the entrance. The stepped roof leans on two volumes, forming an impressive gateway to the park. The gatehouse houses public functions such as cash registers, an information desk and retail. Skylights in the roof create a spacious and light atmosphere in the restaurant.</p><p><strong>Francine Houben, creative director Mecanoo:</strong><br>&ldquo;The gatehouse is the transition between the outside world and the world of Keukenhof and all its flowers. While walking through the entrance, you will see the beautiful Dutch skies above framed by timber triangles. Look down a...</p> The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by MICHIEL RIEDIJK lindapollari 2017-03-28T11:19:37-04:00 >2017-03-28T11:20:28-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by MICHIEL RIEDIJK!</p><p>Wednesday 5 April 2017<br>07:00 PM Open Seating&nbsp;&nbsp; 07:30 PM Lecture<br>Ahmanson Auditorium at THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES&nbsp; 250 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA&nbsp; 90012</p><p>Through the initiative and support of Director Pat Scanlon, the GEORGE H. SCANLON FOUNDATION has generously funded an annual George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture since 1998. The George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 celebrates this enduring and successful 19-year lecture series by featuring its 2005 lecturer, MICHIEL RIEDIJK, who will present the work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects.</p><p>Michiel Riedijk established the Rotterdam based office Neutelings Riedijk Architects with Willem Jan Neutelings in 1992. Over the past twenty-five years Neutelings Riedijk Architects has established itself as a leading practice specializing in the design and realization of complex projects for public, commercial, and cultural buildings. Some exemplar works ...</p> 2016-2017 Donghia Master Class Jury lindapollari 2017-03-28T11:14:18-04:00 >2017-03-28T11:15:40-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>TATIANA BILBAO, the 2016-2017 Donghia Designer-in-Residence, led nine Architecture/Landscape/Interiors juniors and seniors in a one-week project, &ldquo;Xochimilco,&rdquo; between March 16 and 21, 2017.</p><p>On March 22, 2017, Donghia students presented their Master Class projects to a jury consisting of: Valery Augustin, Principal, DNA | Architecture + Design; Annie Chu, Principal, CHU+GOODING; Frank Clementi, Partner, Rios Clementi Hale Studios; Chava Danielson, Principal, DSH \\ architecture; Ed Ogosta, Principal, Ed Ogosta Architecture; Nick Seierup, Design Director, Perkins + Will, Los Angeles; and Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, Principal, WROAD.</p><p>Donghia students Billal Ashai, Erim Ayhan, Michael Chen, Juan Febres-Cordero, Josselin Garcia, Ibrahim Ghulam, Pinky Lam, Sally Park, and Wei Qiu each presented a large format collage that represented their proposal for &ldquo;responsible urban regeneration, that would maintain Xochimilco&rsquo;s historic legacy as a place of farming and recreation while adapting it to a...</p> RSVP | Mar 31 at 12p | Architecture, Phantasmagoria, and the Culture of Capitalism TJewell 2017-03-27T11:38:58-04:00 >2017-03-27T11:38:58-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="423" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Please RSVP and join us for the 2017 Spring Symposium</p><p><strong>Architecture, Phantasmagoria, and the Culture of Contemporary Capitalism</strong></p><p>Organized by Professor Libero Andreotti</p><p>This symposium addresses the concept of phantasmagoria in architecture, unearthing its various manifestations in the contemporary culture of spectacle. Participants from a variety of fields at the intersection of architecture, technology, and political philosophy will examine the history of phantasmagoria from the late eighteenth century to the present and the place it occupies in the writings of Marx, Benjamin, Adorno, and others. More specifically, participants will discuss its role in analyses of capitalist commodity fetishism where, along with the notions of the spectral and the fantastic, it is used to question, and occasionally to subvert, the relationship between &lsquo;reality&rsquo; and &lsquo;illusion&rsquo;.&nbsp;</p><p>Click link for more details and to RSVP -&nbsp;<a href=";urlhash=yt4I&amp;_t=tracking_anet" target="_blank"></a></p> Famed Design Firm Montroy Andersen DeMarco Celebrates 25th Anniversary 2017-03-27T10:37:33-04:00 >2017-03-27T10:37:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="485" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This month's issue of the Mann Report features a 2-page spread on MADGI. 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This new collection combines high quality mouldings with sleek, stylish, and minimalist designs to create brand new mouldings and 3D wall d&eacute;cor that gives you the tools to design and create your own unique spaces. Orac D&eacute;cor took five concepts and morphed them into 16 different high quality 3D ornaments including:</p><ul><li>new L3 series of linear LED lighting profiles</li><li>new Highline baseboard mouldings</li><li>new 3D wall panels</li></ul><p>What ordinarily might look like a sterile environment is easily transformed with these dynamic new profiles and wall d&eacute;cor, while still maintaining its minimalistic and &ldquo;less is more&rdquo; style. They are designed to engage and elevate eye movements in order to make rooms appear larger. Not only are these new profiles beautifully designed, but they are also manufactured with technology exclusive to Orac D&eacute;cor. The rigid molds used to produce the profiles and wall d&eacute;cor items provides laser-sharp det...</p> Strong Interdisciplinary Team Wins International Competition for First Newly Built Architecture School in Denmark Adept2014 2017-03-21T19:50:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T23:13:06-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Vargo Nielsen Palle, ADEPT, and Rolvung og Br&oslash;ndsted Arkitekter in collaboration with engineering companies Tri-Consult and Steensen Varming have won the international competition for the first newly built architecture school in Denmark. They were in competition with BIG, Sanaa, and Lacaton &amp; Vassal, among others. The jury cites the entry&rsquo;s playful combination of flexible studio space, specific functions, and public spaces which together create a strong connection to Godsbanearealerne.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Vargo Nielsen Palle was chosen as one of the winners of the initial open idea competition for the school, and lead the team with an open design process focused on a multidisciplinary collaboration. Together with the team, they envision a school of architecture that functions as a laboratory for architecture and the local creative community. Vargo Nielsen Palle will be the contract holder and will continue to lead the project with the same open spirit.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Vargo Nielsen Palle explains: &ldquo;When given the right ...</p> Wiel Arets concludes deanship at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture WielAretsArchitects 2017-03-21T10:27:34-04:00 >2017-03-21T23:12:38-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>At the end of the 2016-2017 academic calendar, Wiel Arets will conclude his deanship at the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture in Chicago&ndash;after being appointed in 2012. </strong>Seeking new leadership to infuse the college with a globally oriented outlook and engagement; Arets has been vital to reestablishing the college as a center of international architecture, urbanism, and metropolitan debate&ndash;simultaneously advancing the college beyond its own legacy, long overshadowed by Mies van der Rohe. <strong>Arets will join the faculty at the&nbsp;Illinois Institute of Technology College of Architecture, at the onset of the 2017-2018 academic calendar.</strong><br><br><a href="" target="_blank">Read the official&nbsp;announcement</a></p> Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Metal" Pinterest Board archimania 2017-03-21T10:01:14-04:00 >2017-03-21T23:11:09-04:00 <p><a title="Two Tabernacle Street in London, UK by Piercy&amp;Company; Photo: Jack Hobhouse" href="" target="_blank"><img title="Two Tabernacle Street in London, UK by Piercy&amp;Company; Photo: Jack Hobhouse" alt="Two Tabernacle Street in London, UK by Piercy&amp;Company; Photo: Jack Hobhouse" src=""></a></p><p>Two Tabernacle Street in London, UK by Piercy&amp;Company; Photo: Jack Hobhouse</p><p>In case you haven't checked out&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a>&nbsp;boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Firm</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">People</a>&nbsp;profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong>&nbsp;use the handy&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a>&nbsp;to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank"><em>Metal</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Matryoshka House</a>&nbsp;in Rotterdam, Netherlands by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">shift architecture urbanism</a>; Photo: NoortjeKnulst</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Woodard Residence</a>&nbsp;in Memphis, TN by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">archimania</a>; Photo: Hank Mardukas Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Willow Houses</a>&nbsp;in Oakland, CA by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Baran Studio Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Faerder High School</a>&nbsp;in T&oslash;nsberg, Norway by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">White Arkitekter A/S</a>; Photo: &Aring;ke E:son Lindman</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management</a>&nbsp;in Montpellier, France by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Studio Fuksas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Pages Lane</a>&nbsp;in London, UK by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Kirkwood McCarthy</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Chengdu Skycourt</a>&nbsp;in Chengdu, China by&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">H&ouml;weler + Yoon</a>; Photo: Yihuai Hu</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Sulwhasoo Flagship Store</a>&nbsp;in...</p> Archinect's Employer of the Day: Weekly Round-Up #124 archimania 2017-03-21T10:00:31-04:00 >2017-03-21T10:00:31-04:00 <p><a title="Balenciaga NYC flagship store by Kenneth Park Architects." href="" target="_blank"><img title="Balenciaga NYC flagship store by Kenneth Park Architects." alt="Balenciaga NYC flagship store by Kenneth Park Architects." src=""></a></p><p>Balenciaga NYC flagship store by Kenneth Park Architects.</p><p>Looking for a job? Archinect's&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;Weekly Round-Up can help start off your hunt amid the hundreds of&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">active listings</a>&nbsp;on our job board. If you've been following the feature on our&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a>,&nbsp;<em>Employer of the Day</em>&nbsp;is where we highlight active employers and showcase a gallery of their work.</p><p>In case you missed them, here are some of the latest&nbsp;<em>EOTD</em>-featured firms.</p><p>1.&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Archimania</strong></a>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href=";album_id=10154803247077247" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>&#8203;Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Emerging Professionals Fellowship</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>2.&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank"><strong>anderson architects</strong></a>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href=";album_id=10154815910227247" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>&#8203;Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">design staff</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>3.&nbsp;<strong><a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">University of Kentucky, College of Design</a></strong>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>4.&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Kenneth Park Architects</strong></a>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>&#8203;Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Multiple listings</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>5.&nbsp;<strong><a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Mojo Stumer Associates</a></strong>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href=";album_id=10154795818797247" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>6.&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank"><strong>Duvall Decker Architects</strong></a>&nbsp;(<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Facebook feature</a>)<br>&#8203;Currently hiring:&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Architectural Associate</a><br><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Keep track of&nbsp;<em><a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Employer of the Day</a>&nbsp;</em>by following&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a>,&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="" target="_blank">Twi...</a></p> Contractors Should Verify Construction Project Documents for Change Order Requests Bhushan Avsatthi 2017-03-21T07:33:22-04:00 >2017-03-21T07:33:22-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Reasons for change order vary for every construction project. Due to scope changes or unforeseen conditions, there comes a situation where contractors are compelled to request for additional time and funds so as to complete the contractual obligation. These change orders at time become major challenges, especially when requested additions come with multiple complexity and time frame constraints. It is therefore strongly suggested that change order management forms a part of each and every contract, backed with good construction project management, facilitating the navigation and understanding of all construction contract documents.</p><p>A contract document includes project description, contract price, payment basis, construction schedule or calendar, contract document list, construction scope, construction conditions &amp; responsibilities, contract laws etc. This is important due to the reason that change order requests can lead to disputes, legal battles &amp; arbitration. Usually, all this com...</p> Design judges see Memphis architecture as distinctive archimania 2017-03-20T17:20:14-04:00 >2017-03-20T17:20:15-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's something distinctive about Memphis architecture, says the chairman of a panel of St. Louis architects who judged the 2017 design awards for the Memphis chapter of the American Institute of Architects.</p><p>Jeff Ryan, principal of St. Louis's Christner firm,&nbsp;didn't exactly say that Memphis architects embrace the city's "grit and grind,'' but he almost did.</p><p>For example, archimania &mdash; which won five of the seven awards handed out Saturday night at the annual "Celebration of Architecture Honors and Awards Gala''&nbsp;&mdash; didn't buffer the private Woodard residence from its industrial landscape Downtown. Instead, archimania embraced the area in part by using the weathered Cor-Ten steel in the home.</p><p>archimania won an Honor Award of Excellence, the highest award, for that one.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Read the full article in The Commercial Appeal.&nbsp;</a></p> Forever Greens Artificial Turf Press 25 Year Warranty Press Release QHIINC 2017-03-17T16:44:17-04:00 >2017-03-17T16:44:56-04:00 <img src="" width="360" height="402" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Forever Greens Artificial Turf Press 25 Year Warranty Press Release</strong><br><br><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>FOREVER GREEN ARTIFICIAL TURF</strong></a>&nbsp;IS PROVIDING ARTIFICIAL GRASS FOR HOME AND COMMERCIAL USE</p><p><strong>Serving all of San Diego, Orange County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Coachella Valley and the Inland Empire.</strong><br><br><strong>Pomona, CALIFORNIA (February 27, 2017)&nbsp;</strong>Tough Forever Green Artificial Turf is a new&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><strong>artificial grass company</strong></a>&nbsp;and is extremely committed to bring quality installation, tough artificial grass at the lowest prices possible.&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Forever Green</strong></a>&nbsp;is offering one of the BEST, soft to the touch feeling Artificial Turf in the industry and Serving all of San Diego, Orange County, Riverside County, Los Angeles County, San Bernardino County, Coachella Valley and the Inland Empire areas.</p><p>&ldquo;We know that California is going through a serious drought and makes it impossible to keep your yard looking green, when switching to an artificial turf product, our customers are saving an average of $1,750.00 to $2,000.00 a ye...</p> Amenta Emma Brings Home Top Honors at IIDA New England Awards amentaemma 2017-03-17T16:40:20-04:00 >2017-03-21T23:48:49-04:00 <img src="" width="640" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Amenta Emma Architects was honored with two awards at the 10th annual IIDA New England Design Awards ceremony in Boston on March 2. <em>Symmetry Partners</em> received Best In Connecticut, and <em>Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group</em> won Best In Show, selected from 106 entries in 12 categories.</p><p><em><strong>Best In Show&nbsp;</strong></em><strong>- <a href="" target="_blank">Quinnipiac University Brand Strategy Group, Hamden CT</a>&nbsp; </strong>A 19th-century house has been transformed into a 21st-century powerhouse for ideas for Quinnipiac University's Brand Strategy Group. The design team&rsquo;s ambitious approach to opening up the interior spaces of the house resulted in a collaborative contemporary environment for this organization, which is responsible for the University's marketing, communications, brand identity, and digital initiatives. &nbsp;</p><p><em><strong>Best In Connecticut</strong></em><strong> - <a href="" target="_blank">Symmetry Partners, Glastonbury CT&nbsp; </a></strong>The new Corporate Headquarters for this financial services company is a contemporary, adaptive re-use of a former Data Center. Designers were challenged to bring daylight deep in...</p> GWWO-Designed Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center Opens to the Public GWWOArchitects 2017-03-17T14:35:32-04:00 >2017-03-17T14:39:14-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="446" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>On Saturday, March 11, the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center officially opened to the public, one day after the nationally-recognized Harriet Tubman Day and commemorating the 104th anniversary of her death.&nbsp; Designed by <a href="" target="_blank">GWWO, Inc./Architects</a> of Baltimore, Maryland, the new $21M center offers a unique opportunity for visitors to immerse themselves in the story of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad.&nbsp; While one of the most famous figures of the resistance movement with significant name recognition, little is known about the details of Tubman&rsquo;s life.&nbsp; Through an immersive experience&mdash;developed through a successful collaboration of architecture, exhibit, and landscape designers&mdash;the new Tubman Visitor Center provides visitors with the most historically accurate information available and encourages them to experience the landscape and sites where Tubman lived and operated on the Underground Railroad. &nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The design for the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad V...</p> Mecanoo and Gispen launch modular furniture for learning environments mecanoo PR 2017-03-16T12:31:00-04:00 >2017-03-20T00:16:04-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Architecture practice Mecanoo has teamed up with furniture manufacturer Gispen to work on creating the learning environment of the future: one which is dynamic, open and people-oriented. The result is an innovative modular furniture collection called HUBB.</p><p><strong>Design for (un)predictable change</strong><br>Learning is not limited to a single activity. In today&rsquo;s educational system, no semester is the same when it comes to the curriculum or the teaching methods. Therefore, learning environments should be designed in such way that they can respond to changing needs, both in the short and long term.</p><p>Francine Houben, creative director at Mecanoo architecten, says: &ldquo;Spaces in which creativity, innovation and identity are encouraged, and where people can exchange ideas and inspiration, provide a basis for lifelong learning.&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Endless combinations</strong><br>HUBB allows for the creation of tailored learning environments which facilitate various activities. The furniture series consists of various elements with a seemingly ...</p> ‘MCHAP: The Americas’ wins 2016 Best Dutch Book Design Award WielAretsArchitects 2017-03-13T11:11:24-04:00 >2017-03-20T00:19:07-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Published by the<strong> Illinois Institute of Technology&rsquo;s College of Architecture</strong> (IITAC Press) and Actar;&nbsp;<strong><em>MCHAP: The Americas&nbsp;</em>has won a 2016 Best Dutch Book Design Award</strong>. Annually bestowed to books produced in the Netherlands, the award recognizes, &lsquo;editorial choices, graphic design, treatment of images and text, choice of material and technical workmanship.&rsquo; The book&nbsp;documents the inaugural MCHAP award, instated by Wiel Arets at the College of Architecture in 2014. Edited by Fabrizio Gallanti, designed by Mainstudio, and 500 pages long;&nbsp;<strong><em>MCHAP: The Americas</em>&nbsp;encapsulates early-twenty-first century innovative architecture, throughout the Americas.</strong></p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Read more about the award</a></p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Purchase&nbsp;<em>MCHAP: The Americas</em></a></p> RMJM Appointed as Interior Designer for Two Inter Terminal Stations at Sheremetyevo Airport p.guimaraes 2017-03-13T06:07:14-04:00 >2017-03-20T00:19:35-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>RMJM Serbia has been appointed to design the interior of two passenger stations that connect the Northern and Southern terminals at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, the busiest in Russia.</p><p>The concept proposed by RMJM Serbia led by Goran Nikolic, CEO and Jelena Krstovic Nikolic, Lead Architect, reflects the grandeur of the world renowned Moscow Metro. The two stations will enable the airport to service the transfer passenger traffic between the terminals, decreasing the minimum connection time and improving the passenger experience.</p><p>Russian Constructivism, which has already inspired RMJM Serbia&rsquo;s designs for Terminal B at the airport, was a key influence once again, though reinterpreted in an original way for this project. The concept celebrates the work and unique relationship of two eminent Constructivist artists, Ljuba Popova and Varvara Stepanova, whose collaboration reached its peak at the Vhutemas Art Institute and in their textile design for Tsindel, the first state textile factory....</p> Free School of Architecture Board of Advisors Announced FreeSchoolofArchitecture 2017-03-12T14:24:27-04:00 >2017-03-27T23:39:22-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>The Free School of Architecture</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;(FSA)</strong>&nbsp;is honored to announce its inaugural Board of Advisors for 2017&ndash;2018. &nbsp;</p><p>Drawn&nbsp;from the fields of education, community activism, journalism, publication, art and architecture, the&nbsp;<strong>FSA</strong>&nbsp;<strong>Board of Advisors</strong>&nbsp;will act as the school&rsquo;s brain trust, offering expertise and advice on&nbsp;<strong>FSA's&nbsp;</strong>pedadgogical and disciplinary direction as well as the school's long range mission.&nbsp;Importantly, the&nbsp;<strong>FSA</strong>&nbsp;Board of Advisors will play a pivotal role in the formation of the school&rsquo;s Executive Board, guiding the school&nbsp;to&nbsp;501(c)(3)&nbsp;non-profit status in 2018.</p><p>The Free School of Architecture 17 member board is made up of (photograph:&nbsp;left to right, top to bottom):&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Edgar Arceneaux,</strong>&nbsp;Artist&nbsp;and Founder, Watts House Project;&nbsp;Los Angeles, California</p><p><strong>Nicholas Boyarsky,&nbsp;</strong>PhD.&nbsp;Architect,&nbsp;Director, Boyarsky and Murphy Architects;&nbsp;Faculty, Oxford Brookes University;&nbsp;London, United Kingdom</p><p><strong>Dora Epstein-Jones,</strong>&nbsp;PhD.&nbsp;Executive Director, Architecture + Design Museum;&nbsp;Los Angeles, California</p><p><strong>Marie-...</strong></p> LumiLuce collections LEDWORLD 2017-03-11T05:53:21-05:00 >2017-03-11T05:54:29-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="823" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Attention, here is the spectacular brand portfolio of &nbsp;LUMILUCE &ndash; Inspired Lighting.The eclectic collections of these aristocratic deluxe lights are available at value driven prices .For further details you are re- directed to</p><p><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>The name originates from a &nbsp;blend of Italian and Latin words LUMI + LUCE plainly describing <strong>brilliant ingenious lighting</strong> , enthused by world famous lighting concepts , designer brands, theme based designs; classified into the following categories-</p><ol><li><strong>MODERNO:</strong> An enchanting range with sophisticated modern designs from &nbsp;family tree collections of &nbsp;chandeliers, pendants, wall lights, floor &amp; table lamps.</li><li><strong>AMERICANO:</strong> A thorough &nbsp;list &nbsp;of brilliant American style lighting solutions &nbsp;from an array of pendants, ceiling lights, table lamps &amp; wall lights.</li><li><strong>CRYSTALIA:</strong> An exhaustive list of sparkling inspirational designs of trendy chandeliers and wall luminaires.</li><li><strong>CONTEMPORARY:</strong> A modish choice of creative lights with an unusual touch among chandeliers, pendants, wa...</li></ol> Georgia Tech School of Architecture ranked 6th in the US and 18th globally! - QS World University Rankings TJewell 2017-03-10T16:03:31-05:00 >2017-03-10T16:05:18-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="244" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Georgia Tech School of Architecture ranked 6th in the US and 18th globally in the latest QS World University subject rankings for architecture and built environment!</p><p><a href=";ad_name=most-visited-article-show" target="_blank">;ad_name=most-visited-article-show</a></p>