Archinect - News 2017-09-25T13:14:28-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150029849/10-buildings-from-around-the-world-reinterpreting-the-humble-brick 10 buildings from around the world reinterpreting the humble brick Archinect 2017-09-22T18:32:00-04:00 >2017-09-22T18:32:48-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5n/5nbariup30cce9gh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5n/5nbariup30cce9gh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5n/5nbariup30cce9gh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5n/5nbariup30cce9gh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles. </p> <p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> 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 <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/bricks-stones/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Bricks &amp; Stones</em></a>.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xn/xn6mis1a4iu9fj5e.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xn/xn6mis1a4iu9fj5e.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/MESURA/project/casa-iv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CASA IV</a> in Matola, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/MESURA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MESURA</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qo/qokcpgdtenc1ek0b.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qo/qokcpgdtenc1ek0b.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/project/119492842/corner-house/150015429" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Corner House</a> in London, UK by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/119492842/dsdha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DSDHA</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r1/r1dmuk938shfoo4o.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r1/r1dmuk938shfoo4o.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/project/46834/kr-yers-plads/150024149" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kr&oslash;yers Plads</a> in Copenhagen, Denmark by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/46834/cobe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COBE</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y6/y6f927rpbmgidrpt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y6/y6f927rpbmgidrpt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dellekamparquitectos/project/bulgaria-533" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bulgaria 533</a> in Mexico City by <a href="http://archinect.com/dellekamparquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dellekamp Arquitectos</a>; Photo: Sandra Pereznieto<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k4toucrrtipdho9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k4toucrrtipdho9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/project/150021606/nua-studio/150021609" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NUA Studio</a> in Tarragona, Spain by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150021606/nua" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NUA</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/n6/n6ac1oer10r0f9zg.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/n6/n6ac1oer10r0f9zg.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/fogartyfinger/project/the-marx-queens-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Marx</a> in Queens, NY by <a href="https://archinect.com/fogartyfinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fogarty Finger Architecture PLLC</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sw/swaywahjoefu6akt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sw/swaywahjoefu6akt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/yard/project/the-lined-extension" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Lined Extension</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/yard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YARD Architects</a>; Photo: Richard Chivers<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1y/1ybkhk0ozwz0jei6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1y/1ybkhk0ozwz0jei6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/atelier.tho.A/project/fa-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FA house</a> in Da Lat, Vietnam by <a href="https://archinect.com/atelier.tho.A" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">atelier tho.A</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mi/mix1j1owda7foav6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mi/mix1j1owda7foav6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/14715376/lateral-house/150004999" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lateral House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14715376/pitman-tozer-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pitman Tozer Architects</a>; Photo: Nick Kane<br></p> <p><br></p> <p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Archinect's Pinterest Boards" posts.</p> <p><strong>Wanna be included in one of the next...</strong></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029630/the-world-s-tallest-wood-building-opens-to-residents-at-university-of-british-columbia The world's tallest wood building opens to residents at University of British Columbia Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-22T10:06:00-04:00 >2017-09-22T22:18:26-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qi/qi761h9jidze96zj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qi/qi761h9jidze96zj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qi/qi761h9jidze96zj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qi/qi761h9jidze96zj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Completed last year, the wooden skyscraper opened its doors to 400 students at <a href="https://archinect.com/schools/cover/6588273/the-university-of-british-columbia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of British Columbia (UBC)</a> Campus in Vancouver. Designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/28511/acton-ostry-architects-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Acton Ostry Architects</a> in collaboration with structural engineers Fast + Epp. The building is built of mass timber construction above one level of concrete and two concrete stair cores. The mass timber hybrid structure is 18 stories and 178 feet tall.&nbsp;</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/za/zagrxm5y6aq7tj4o.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/za/zagrxm5y6aq7tj4o.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Courtesy of naturallywood.com</figcaption></figure></figure><p>&ldquo;The floor structure is comprised of 5-ply CLT panels supported on glue-laminated timber (glulam) columns on a 2.85 X 4.0 meter grid. This results in the CLT panels acting as a two-way slab diaphragm, which eliminates the need for load-carrying beams. To avoid a vertical load transfer through the CLT panels, a steel connector allows for a direct load transfer between the columns and also provides a bearing surface for the CLT panels&rdquo; </p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/of/ofmq7ftvv9mki68r.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/of/ofmq7ftvv9mki68r.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Courtesy of naturallywood.com</figcaption></figure><p>Design and construction teams had to work hand in hand from the beginning of the design process...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029704/police-consider-manslaughter-charges-in-the-grenfell-tower-case Police consider manslaughter charges in the Grenfell Tower case Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-22T04:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-22T06:29:14-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rgdpkbo195t5y1q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rgdpkbo195t5y1q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rgdpkbo195t5y1q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rgdpkbo195t5y1q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower disaster may consider individual as well as corporate manslaughter charges. At a briefing on Tuesday morning, officers said individual charges were a possibility as well as charges relating to fraud, misconduct, health and safety breaches, and breaches of fire safety regulations.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Police consider both individual and corporate manslaughter charges in the&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/959732/grenfell-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grenfell Tower</a> disaster; the&nbsp;fire of a&nbsp;24-story <a href="https://archinect.com/searchall/social-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">social housing</a> tower in London. The <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150013308/grenfell-tower-fire-up-to-30k-other-buildings-clad-in-the-same-material-likely-responsible-for-the-fire" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">tower's cladding was highly flammable</a> and no sprinklers had been installed.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029685/the-ugly-pet-on-sustainability-and-architectural-form The Ugly Pet: On Sustainability and Architectural Form Places Journal 2017-09-21T17:53:00-04:00 >2017-09-21T17:53:26-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t9/t9dmsg16r5avmmgo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t9/t9dmsg16r5avmmgo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t9/t9dmsg16r5avmmgo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t9/t9dmsg16r5avmmgo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>I&rsquo;m particularly interested in how sustainable buildings might affect the experience of landscape differently &mdash; actually better, differently &mdash; because, as a human being, I&rsquo;m hoping for more sustainable architecture, and, as an academic (and as an architect), I&rsquo;m thinking the consequences should be revolutionary to architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Unlike earlier technological revolutions &mdash; the development of the steel frame, or the invention of concrete &mdash; sustainability in architecture has not yet had any significant, self-identifying&nbsp;<em>formal</em>&nbsp;consequences. Instead, the experience of sustainable space has to be hyper-mediated.&nbsp;</p> <p>In his latest article, Places columnist David Heymann vents his frustrations about environmentally-sensitive design and examines how architects including Kieran Timberlake and Glenn Murcutt are feeling the way forward for the field.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029624/street-art-museum-opens-in-berlin-and-presents-itself-as-canvas Street art museum opens in Berlin and presents itself as canvas Alexander Walter 2017-09-21T14:31:00-04:00 >2017-09-21T14:31:25-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0apzz1t2rx93wgx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0apzz1t2rx93wgx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0apzz1t2rx93wgx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0apzz1t2rx93wgx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Street art is the ultimate form of democracy according to the curators of the new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art that has just opened in Berlin. But does street art belong in exhibition halls? [...] Construction for the Urban Nation Museum of Urban Contemporary Art began in May 2016. A late-19th century house in the Berlin district of Sch&ouml;neberg was redesigned by German architecture studio Graft.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8f/8fe27b9ec86b3odv.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8f/8fe27b9ec86b3odv.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Image: Graft, via dw.com. </figcaption></figure><p>In <em>Deutsche Welle</em>'s interview with Yasha Young, the artistic director of the new Museum for Urban Contemporary Art, Young defends the need for a permanent home for street art: "Yes, street art belongs to the street and should stay there. The label "Museum for Street Art," although we often use it ourselves, is not quite accurate. We are much more: the museum is designed to be mobile, to connect the outside and the inside.&nbsp;The fa&ccedil;ade of the house always changes, which means the art that is created out there can be dismantled, changed&nbsp;and exhibited inside."</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029488/what-makes-mexico-city-so-vulnerable-to-earthquakes What makes Mexico City so vulnerable to earthquakes? Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-21T11:51:00-04:00 >2017-09-21T21:55:07-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qf/qfff977cif0uy0ux.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qf/qfff977cif0uy0ux.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qf/qfff977cif0uy0ux.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qf/qfff977cif0uy0ux.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Yesterday, <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/137971/mexico-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mexico City</a> was struck by a powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake. As of today, over 200 people have been reported dead as rescuers continue their efforts to recover those still trapped in the rubble. Dozens of buildings in and around the city were reduced to rubble and many more, severely damaged. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said buildings fell at 44 places in the capital alone, including a primary school where 25 bodies have since been recovered.&nbsp;</p> <p>The temblor is the deadliest the country's capital has seen since a 1985 earthquake on the same date, exactly 32 years prior, killed thousands. Mexico sits at the boundary of three fault lines&mdash;a very active seismic zone that makes the area extremely vulnerable to earthquakes of high magnitude that are capable of destroying whole buildings and ripping fa&ccedil;ades off others. Just 12 days before, the country endured its second-largest earthquake in history when an 8.1-magnitude shake hit the states of Oaxaca and Chiapas.&nbsp;</p> <p>Mexico City, i...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029482/populous-paris-2024-olympics-scheme-striving-to-create-the-most-sustainable-games-ever Populous' Paris 2024 Olympics scheme striving to create “the most sustainable Games ever” Justine Testado 2017-09-20T17:49:00-04:00 >2017-09-20T17:49:29-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5y/5ymnarfeos9j191q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5y/5ymnarfeos9j191q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5y/5ymnarfeos9j191q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5y/5ymnarfeos9j191q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>According to the team, the designs for both the new and temporary venues and facilities &lsquo;will seek to shape and integrate sporting spectacles in the city&rsquo;s urban landscape while supporting Paris 2024&rsquo;s commitment to be the most sustainable games ever&rsquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p>As seen in&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/149991911/take-a-look-at-the-already-dilapidated-facilities-of-the-rio-olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rio 2016</a> to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2012/jul/19/olympic-games-green-targets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London 2012</a>, sustainability is an ongoing issue for cities hosting the Olympic Games. Recently, Populous and consultancy group Egis&nbsp;unveiled the first rendering of their design for the Paris 2024 Olympics,&nbsp;<a href="https://populous.com/news/2017/09/13/populous-egis-bid-olympic-paralympic-venues-secures-ioc-approval-paris-2024-games/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">stating</a> that their concept will help create &ldquo;the most sustainable Games ever&rdquo;.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our mission was to understand how each sport and discipline could best function in existing venues, new buildings when required as legacy and temporary modular sites, identifying the best option in each case,&rdquo; says Egis' Diogo Taddei, who supervised the work of the consortium. &ldquo;One of the biggest challenges was to transform illustrious Parisian monuments into sports venues, adapting them to the requirements of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029461/taller-ken-s-okio-boutique-is-a-giant-billboard-for-eyewear Taller KEN's OKIO boutique is a giant billboard for eyewear Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-20T14:40:00-04:00 >2017-09-21T13:39:05-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f1/f1gcr9l8pfrm609k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f1/f1gcr9l8pfrm609k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f1/f1gcr9l8pfrm609k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f1/f1gcr9l8pfrm609k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Doubling as a giant billboard and storefront, the OKIO eyewear boutique in Guatemala features an eye-catching fa&ccedil;ade shaped like a pair of cat's eyeglasses.&nbsp;</p> <figure><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f5/f5xbpuuv5vxhwrww.jpg?fit=crop&amp;auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=728"></figure><p>The project was designed by architectural practice <a href="https://archinect.com/tallerken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taller KEN</a>, <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149990254/small-studio-snapshots-taller-ken" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently featured</a> in our <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshots series</a>.&nbsp;</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ey/eyvlpkwxkikl9i7b.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ey/eyvlpkwxkikl9i7b.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo credits: Byron Marmol, Marcelo Gutierrez</figcaption></figure></figure><p>The giant, circular windows make clear the usage, bring in natural light and allow outsiders to window shop. Throughout the store&mdash;which contains a retail area, exam room, restrooms and storage&mdash;this playful geometry is carried out. A large 'oculus' skylight, brightens up the interior and mirrors of different shapes and sizes&nbsp;reflect the different shapes in the ceiling and fa&ccedil;ade.</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qx/qxn4jrwdbvxww0co.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qx/qxn4jrwdbvxww0co.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo credits: Byron Marmol, Marcelo Gutierrez </figcaption></figure></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/au/auersmoxf0yc0nzq.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/au/auersmoxf0yc0nzq.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo credits: Byron Marmol, Marcelo Gutierrez </figcaption></figure><p>Inside,&nbsp;a custom display bar and cashier are positioned underneath the skylight at the center of the space. Interior details are designed with natural wood that contrasts the cool white of the ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029458/zha-projects-light-on-18th-century-castle ZHA projects light on 18th century castle Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-20T14:08:00-04:00 >2017-09-20T14:08:24-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8t/8trtpqn30vyo1sbb.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8t/8trtpqn30vyo1sbb.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8t/8trtpqn30vyo1sbb.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8t/8trtpqn30vyo1sbb.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>&lsquo;Behaviour Morphe&rsquo; is a collaboration between <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/692528/zha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a> (ZHA), digital artists and computer science researchers Andy Lomas and Mubbasir Kapadia, and musician Max Cooper. It consists of dynamic light mapping projections on Karlsruhe&rsquo;s Baroque castle in Germany. &nbsp;The piece was created for the 2017 Schlosslichtspiele Festival, which presents projections on the 170 meters facade of the castle. Schlosslichtspiele marries digital art and 18th century German masonry to create unique works.</p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6eeunyptm1t3rnl.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6eeunyptm1t3rnl.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Behaviour Morphe&rsquo; by ZHA for Schlosslichtspiele Festival 2017</figcaption></figure><p>In &ldquo;Behaviour Morphe&rdquo; ZHA presents its latest digital spatial simulation tools used for the analysis and design of its architecture. The projection interacts with the spaces of the castle using real time data, highlighting the research of ZHA&rsquo;s Computational Design (ZH CODE) on iterative systems of development.</p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wc/wcff6i5u3s8p0ru3.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wc/wcff6i5u3s8p0ru3.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Behaviour Morphe&rsquo; by ZHA for Schlosslichtspiele Festival 2017</figcaption></figure><p>Musician Max Cooper said, &ldquo;ZHA's ideas and work fit well with ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029267/unstudio-s-raffles-city-hangzhou-is-an-all-in-one-destination-for-living-working-and-leisure UNStudio's Raffles City Hangzhou is an all-in-one destination for living, working, and leisure Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-19T15:48:00-04:00 >2017-09-19T15:50:14-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb78n9qc7dnhbd4z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb78n9qc7dnhbd4z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb78n9qc7dnhbd4z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb78n9qc7dnhbd4z.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Dutch firm, <a href="https://archinect.com/unstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNStudio</a>, has completed their largest single building to date&mdash;the new Raffles City mixed-use development described by the firm as "a sustainable urban hub for living, working and leisure." Back in 2009, the firm opened their <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/11467/shanghai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shanghai</a> office to oversee the complex's design and construction.&nbsp;</p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cf/cf7p2iy7rvzeqj3i.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cf/cf7p2iy7rvzeqj3i.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>&copy; Hufton + Crow</figcaption></figure><p>Conceived as a <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/182761/vertical-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">vertical city</a>, the structure occupies almost 400,000 square meters of space and will offer a rich mix of 24/7 functions. The two streamlined, 250-meter tall towers house residential units, Grade A offices, the Conrad Hotel and a rooftop helipad. The six-story podium and plaza, which has direct underground connection to the metro, offer retail, restaurants, leisure facilities and parking.&nbsp;</p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jb/jb1gxwh0m4pks4yf.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jb/jb1gxwh0m4pks4yf.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>&copy; Hufton + Crow</figcaption></figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z4/z45k3dgc9bo276yc.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z4/z45k3dgc9bo276yc.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>&copy; Seth Powers</figcaption></figure><p>The design is representative of the distinctive, sinuous style the firm has become known for. The pair of winding towers, featuring an outer layer of rotated, vertical solar shading fins, placed atop the curtain wall system, starts calmly at t...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029269/hurricanes-harvey-and-irma-weaken-us-homebuilding Hurricanes Harvey and Irma weaken US homebuilding Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-19T14:19:00-04:00 >2017-09-19T15:37:13-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/p9/p9t1m3ks7u6j4e9o.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/p9/p9t1m3ks7u6j4e9o.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/p9/p9t1m3ks7u6j4e9o.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/p9/p9t1m3ks7u6j4e9o.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Homebuilding could slump further in September in the aftermath of Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which struck Florida. According to Census Bureau data, the areas in Texas and Florida that were devastated by the storms accounted for about 13 percent of permits issued in the nation last year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Hurricanes&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1001165/hurricane-harvey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvey</a> and <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1008449/hurricane-irma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Irma</a> have held down home completions in Texas and Florida, but the hurricane's&nbsp;aftermaths are also likely to slow <a href="https://archinect.com/searchall/homebuilding" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">homebuilding</a>&nbsp;in the coming months as resources are redirected toward repairs and rebuilding efforts rather than new construction. Labor shortages are also likely to worsen and building materials are expected to become more expensive.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029071/ds-r-s-high-profile-zaryadye-park-project-in-moscow-vandalized-only-days-after-its-grand-opening DS+R's high-profile Zaryadye Park project in Moscow vandalized only days after its grand opening Alexander Walter 2017-09-18T19:16:00-04:00 >2017-09-19T08:51:56-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t5/t5t99uliqtlzd2l3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t5/t5t99uliqtlzd2l3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t5/t5t99uliqtlzd2l3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t5/t5t99uliqtlzd2l3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Russian President Vladimir Putin opened Zaryadye Park near Red Square on 9 September, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, creators of New York&rsquo;s High Line, but what Moscow city officials are lauding as a &ldquo;new symbol of Russia&rdquo; preservationists are decrying as a travesty that impinges on the Kremlin and St Basil&rsquo;s Cathedral, two of Russia&rsquo;s most sacred landmarks.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Diller Scofidio + Renfro's Zaryadye Park proposal for an ambitious replacement of the colossal Soviet-era Hotel Russia near the Kremlin in central Moscow won the international competition <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/86380679/diller-scofidio-renfro-wins-zaryadye-park-competition-in-moscow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">back in 2013</a> with a "wild urbanism" concept.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qa/qae1z9w83t9igfdf.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qa/qae1z9w83t9igfdf.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Rendering of DS+R's Zaryadye Park project in central Moscow. Image courtesy of Mos.ru.</figcaption></figure><p>The project has faced criticism from the city's preservationists, <a href="https://themoscowtimes.com/news/kremlin-zaryadye-park-costs-skyrocketing-58971" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reportedly exceeded</a> initial cost estimates, and already suffered a <a href="https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-moscow-zaryadye-park-rocky-start/28740525.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">major act of vandalism</a> shortly after its festive opening with&nbsp;Russian President Vladimir Putin in attendance.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yh/yhm3d34uq1btjq8g.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yh/yhm3d34uq1btjq8g.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>One of Zaryadye Park's highlights is its V-shaped 'Floating Bridge,' extending far above the Moscow River. Image courtesy of Mos.ru.</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150029055/a-look-at-how-hamilton-s-tourist-flocking-grange-house-was-moved A look at how Hamilton's tourist-flocking Grange house was moved Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-18T15:43:00-04:00 >2017-09-18T15:58:53-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0pflv4b22lakb8ff.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0pflv4b22lakb8ff.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0pflv4b22lakb8ff.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0pflv4b22lakb8ff.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>For nearly three weeks in the spring of 2008, residents and passersby near Convent Avenue and 141st Street in Harlem craned their necks to take in a peculiar sight. Positioned atop a 38-foot structure of crib piles, shimmies, and steel beams was a two-story yellow house originally built for Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury and future Broadway musical sensation.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Built in 1802, the Hamilton House has been moved twice since then, first in 1889,&nbsp;and more recently in 2008 when it was raised on a 38-foot tall structure before being moved slowly&nbsp;down the street to&nbsp;St. Nicholas Park. The National park services considered cutting the house in half or removing pieces, but the third option of raising the house up on jacks and driving it down at a six percent grade allowed them to keep the house in one piece during the move. Since then, the house has been located at St. Nicolas Park and is open to the public to visit.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150024235/architects-design-incredible-serpentine-awning-with-diamond-shaped-alucobond-plus-panels Architects Design Incredible Serpentine Awning With Diamond Shaped Alucobond® PLUS Panels Sponsor 2017-09-18T10:00:00-04:00 >2017-09-18T13:58:43-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qd/qd443x3yegjcf2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><figure><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a></figure><p><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em></p> <p>On a busy intersection in Sydney, Australia, you&rsquo;ll find the 580 George Street Lobby, enticing passersby with its captivating design. The lobby&rsquo;s upgrade is inspiring, utilizing the expertise of the geometry specialists at&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/ar-ma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AR-MA</a> in collaboration with architects&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/40345/francis-jones-morehen-thorp-fjmt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fjmt (francis-jones morehen thorp) studio</a>. The architects at fjmt explain, &ldquo;We have sought to reinterpret the typical Sydney street awning to one that is dynamic and responsive to its urban context.&rdquo;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/uploads/3k/3ktkg4gu1rjvpyr8.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/1028x/3k/3ktkg4gu1rjvpyr8.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photograph &copy; Mike Chorley</figcaption></figure><p>In the lobby space of a commercial high rise, the HSBC center features a fluid external canopy that makes its way through the interior of the lobby. Its fluidity was purposeful, wanting to blur the lines between where the street ends and the lobby begins.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/uploads/v8/v8fc0hhv8j5p199w.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/1028x/v8/v8fc0hhv8j5p199w.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photograph &copy; Brett Boardman</figcaption></figure><p>The serpentine form is composed of <a href="https://www.alucobondusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond</a> PLUS naturAL Brushed composite material (ACM) fabricated in a series of diamond shapes.</p> <p>Fjmt describes, &ldquo;We selected Alucobond PLUS brushed ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028864/climate-crisis-fortresses-are-reinforced-concrete-on-stilts Climate crisis fortresses are reinforced concrete on stilts. Nam Henderson 2017-09-17T16:11:00-04:00 >2017-09-17T20:23:31-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srt2d2k1qthyaqwp.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srt2d2k1qthyaqwp.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srt2d2k1qthyaqwp.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sr/srt2d2k1qthyaqwp.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>But because of its unique setting and vulnerability to hurricanes, Monroe has long had stricter building codes than the rest of the state and has mandated some critical upgrades...Most importantly &mdash; homes must be elevated above the flood plain to allow storm surge, which is the deadliest part of a hurricane, to pass underneath living spaces.</p></em><br /><br /><p>David Ovalle reports on how building codes and precast concrete homes, reduced property damage and shaped Hurricane Irma's impact, in the Florida Keys.</p> <p>Via&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/bruces/status/909312324493770752" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@Bruce Sterling</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028785/south-africa-s-new-contemporary-art-museum-opens-in-cape-town-s-former-grain-silo South Africa’s new Contemporary Art museum opens in Cape Town’s former Grain Silo Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-16T14:46:00-04:00 >2017-09-23T16:24:21-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6u67pokoknistop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6u67pokoknistop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6u67pokoknistop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e6u67pokoknistop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The <a href="https://zeitzmocaa.museum/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa</a> (Zeitz MOCAA), the world largest museum of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora will open to the public on September 22. The Zeitz MOCAA is located in former grain silo of the V&amp;A waterfront, in Cape Town, South Africa. </p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bv/bvs5mwzsgir9amec.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bv/bvs5mwzsgir9amec.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Zeitz MOCAA Picture Iwan Baan</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bs/bs1dhpqfjyx38sov.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bs/bs1dhpqfjyx38sov.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Atrium at Zeitz MOCAA. Picture Iwan Baan</figcaption></figure><p>Architects Mat Cash and Stepan Martinovsky are the project leaders from <a href="https://archinect.com/heatherwick" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heatherwick Studio</a>. The new design transformed the existing building, creating a honeycomb shaped interior. The concrete tubes of the silo are topped with laminated glass, allowing natural sunlight to enter the building.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gf/gfyfyd0bdyj73edt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gf/gfyfyd0bdyj73edt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Atrium at Zeitz MOCAA. Picture Iwan Baan</figcaption></figure><p>The Zeizt MOCAA is a new non for profit cultural institution. Its mandate is to collect, preserve, research and exhibit contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. Established in 2013 it is the first major institution dedicated to contemporary art in Africa.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zm/zmg5o2uvc3b136tt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zm/zmg5o2uvc3b136tt.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>Built in 1921, 57 meters tall, the silos processed hundred ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028769/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-fancy-facades-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Fancy Facades" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-09-15T18:55:00-04:00 >2017-09-15T18:56:00-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0ohhyayrnf1e1tp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0ohhyayrnf1e1tp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0ohhyayrnf1e1tp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f0/f0ohhyayrnf1e1tp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> 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 <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/fancy-facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Fancy Facades</em></a>.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8v/8vh4ol9c7po8nop5.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8v/8vh4ol9c7po8nop5.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/molearchitects/project/cavendish2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cavendish</a> in Cambridge, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/molearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mole Architects</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c9/c9olzun6dsau9flm.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c9/c9olzun6dsau9flm.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/on_architecture/project/project-floor-area-ratio-game" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Floor Area Ratio Game</a> in Ulsan, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/on_architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">On Architecture INC.</a>; Photo: Joonhwan Yoon<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xc/xc0daghajk96qesk.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xc/xc0daghajk96qesk.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/14715376/lateral-house/150004999" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lateral House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14715376/pitman-tozer-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pitman Tozer Architects</a>; Photo: Nick Kane<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eo/eoudtve66llkoumw.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eo/eoudtve66llkoumw.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/project/119492842/corner-house/150015429" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Corner House</a> in London, UK by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/119492842/dsdha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DSDHA</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orh55zohdtk26x0f.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/or/orh55zohdtk26x0f.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/project/150021606/sda-campclar/150021608" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SDA Campclar</a> in Tarragona, Spain by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150021606/nua" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NUA</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bu/buwnq8ccwa3mw02i.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bu/buwnq8ccwa3mw02i.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/selldorfarchitects/project/10-bond-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">10 Bond Street</a> in New York, NY by <a href="https://archinect.com/selldorfarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Selldorf Architects</a>; Photo &copy; Selldorf Architects<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lg4hg38n74rfn4k.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2l/2lg4hg38n74rfn4k.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/leverarchitecture/project/albina-yard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Albina Yard</a> in Portland, OR by <a href="https://archinect.com/leverarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEVER Architecture</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5b/5b4m3dfjkx4k5vzs.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5b/5b4m3dfjkx4k5vzs.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/fogartyfinger/project/the-marx-queens-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Marx</a> in Queens, NY by <a href="https://archinect.com/fogartyfinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fogarty Finger Architecture PLLC</a></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1t/1t7602qfyr35tvhu.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1t/1t7602qfyr35tvhu.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="https://archinect.com/agi-architects/project/wind-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wind Tower</a> in Salmiya, Kuwait by <a href="https://archinect.com/agi-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AGi architects</a>; Photo: AGi architects<br></p> <p><br></p> <p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Archine...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028512/dfa-proposes-712-foot-observation-tower-to-clean-central-park-reservoir DFA proposes 712-foot observation tower to clean Central Park reservoir Dana Schulz 2017-09-14T15:36:00-04:00 >2017-09-14T15:41:12-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0z/0ztrvmpjwuuzuz6w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0z/0ztrvmpjwuuzuz6w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0z/0ztrvmpjwuuzuz6w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0z/0ztrvmpjwuuzuz6w.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Creative studio DFA is proposing a 712-foot public observation tower in Central Park that would double as a sustainable filtration system to clean the hazardous Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir and turn it into a non-toxic, useable freshwater pond. Though meant to be temporary, the prefabricated tower would be the world&rsquo;s tallest timber structure if completed, featuring a 56-foot-wide viewing platform and a glass oculus that showcases the tower&rsquo;s functional elements.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4y/4y89znkfqr6lh8ma.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4y/4y89znkfqr6lh8ma.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Via DFA</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ic/iciliny7enwv1z7d.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ic/iciliny7enwv1z7d.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Via DFA</figcaption></figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x8/x8jxuzejorevkmik.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x8/x8jxuzejorevkmik.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p> <figcaption>Via DFA</figcaption><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/it/it760sg0d35tjm0v.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/it/it760sg0d35tjm0v.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Via DFA</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9h/9h3k97i4n7i71xr6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9h/9h3k97i4n7i71xr6.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Via DFA</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028543/dazzle-new-interactive-installation-at-the-san-diego-airport-is-inspired-by-a-camouflage-technique-used-on-ships-during-wwi DAZZLE, new interactive installation at the San Diego Airport, is inspired by a camouflage technique used on ships during WWI Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-14T14:39:00-04:00 >2017-09-18T12:19:19-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4q/4qc6s6bje7yt4qgg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4q/4qc6s6bje7yt4qgg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4q/4qc6s6bje7yt4qgg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4q/4qc6s6bje7yt4qgg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://ueberall.us/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ueberall International,</a> an LA based design firm, in partnership with&nbsp;<a href="http://www.eink.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">E Ink</a>&nbsp;created DAZZLE, an interactive work of public art at the San Diego airport's new rental car station.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8s/8srxajpa3e2v7zs7.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8s/8srxajpa3e2v7zs7.png?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>DAZZLE. Image: E ink</figcaption></figure><p>The interactive facade is created with e-paper, a technology similarly used in e-readers, but applied here on an architectural scale. Made with over 2,000 interactive tiles, the installation spans a third of a mile.&nbsp;The design is inspired by Norman Wilkinson&rsquo;s &ldquo;Razzle Dazzle&rdquo; camouflage technique used on ships during World War I.<br></p> <figure><p><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yv/yvag0q5dpxvgdnrx.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></p><figcaption>Razzle Dazzle on WWI ship. Image via Wikipedia. </figcaption><p><br></p><p>Watch the video of the instillation bellow:</p></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028368/morphosis-new-bloomberg-center-at-cornell-tech-campus-now-open Morphosis' new Bloomberg Center at Cornell Tech campus now open Justine Testado 2017-09-13T19:58:00-04:00 >2017-09-14T11:18:48-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cta9bs3qs01rkxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cta9bs3qs01rkxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cta9bs3qs01rkxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9c/9cta9bs3qs01rkxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/42923078/morphosis-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morphosis</a>'&nbsp;Emma and Georgina Bloomberg Center in Roosevelt Island, New York has officially opened its doors. Designed as&nbsp;<a href="https://tech.cornell.edu/campus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cornell Tech</a>'s &ldquo;home base&rdquo;, the academic building was named in honor of&nbsp;Emma and Georgina Bloomberg, in recognition of a $100 million gift from former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg.</p> <p>With <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/117998/thom-mayne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thom Mayne</a> as design director and Morphosis principal&nbsp;Ung-Joo Scott Lee as project principal, the 4-story, 160,000 sq.ft. educational hub provides traditional classrooms and large workspaces as well as clusters of &ldquo;break-out&rdquo; spaces, huddle rooms, and social areas for group study sessions. Students can also use the quiet rooms and micro-pods for working privately or as telephone booths.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ok/okaep5wqarlraut9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ok/okaep5wqarlraut9.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Interior. Photo: Matthew Carbone for Morphosis.</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3q/3qu4x13k1liyvcxs.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3q/3qu4x13k1liyvcxs.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Ground floor. Photo: Matthew Carbone for Morphosis.</figcaption></figure><p>Aiming to be New York's first net-zero university building, the non-fossil fuel Bloomberg Center is equipped with multiple sustainable features, such as a 40,000 sq.ft. solar canopy that supports 1...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028374/florida-museums-prepare-to-reopen-in-wake-of-hurricane-irma Florida museums prepare to reopen in wake of Hurricane Irma Alexander Walter 2017-09-13T19:12:00-04:00 >2017-09-13T19:28:12-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/js/js46wz4z51q5tq23.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/js/js46wz4z51q5tq23.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/js/js46wz4z51q5tq23.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/js/js46wz4z51q5tq23.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Hurricane Irma, now downgraded to a tropical depression, wrecked havoc across the Caribbean this weekend and killed at least 42 people, but museums in Florida were mostly spared from any large-scale destruction, according to early reports. Following evacuations ordered last week, residents are slowly returning to their homes and some institutions plan to reopen this week.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Just like museums in the greater Houston area rushed to <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150026573/post-harvey-houston-reopens-its-museums" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reopen again last week</a> after Hurricane Harvey to reestablish a certain sense of civic normalcy, now institutions in Florida are busy assessing damage from Hurricane Irma, getting started on repairs, and reopening to the public.</p> <p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/365042/perez-art-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The P&eacute;rez Art Museum Miami</a> announced that it will offer free admission&nbsp;on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15 and host&nbsp;a variety of activities to "relieve some of the stress from Hurricane Irma."<br></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028380/recode-captures-apple-s-new-campus-while-covering-yesterday-s-big-iphone-x-event Recode captures Apple's new campus while covering yesterday's big iPhone X event Paul Petrunia 2017-09-13T18:59:00-04:00 >2017-09-17T22:21:27-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/87/87c17553c35e32858247c27d105f2469?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/87/87c17553c35e32858247c27d105f2469?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/87/87c17553c35e32858247c27d105f2469?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/87/87c17553c35e32858247c27d105f2469?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Apple&rsquo;s iPhone X event yesterday wasn&rsquo;t just about its latest pocket computer. It was also its first opportunity to show off its ambitious new Apple Park &ldquo;spaceship&rdquo; campus to the hundreds of journalists, industry executives and &ldquo;friends of Apple&rdquo; in attendance.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rt/rt5rpbrnnwofkqdu.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rt/rt5rpbrnnwofkqdu.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Recode's Dan Frommer</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/08/08wmiljjzwp2e4mn.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/08/08wmiljjzwp2e4mn.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Recode's Dan Frommer</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8i/8i1dlg4kheb2aerj.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8i/8i1dlg4kheb2aerj.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Recode's Dan Frommer</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m5/m51wrd0gz7qf9e94.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m5/m51wrd0gz7qf9e94.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Recode's Dan Frommer</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kc/kcclcdpxdqh9plxq.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kc/kcclcdpxdqh9plxq.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Recode's Dan Frommer</figcaption></figure><p>Check out the <a href="https://www.recode.net/2017/9/13/16299086/apple-park-steve-jobs-theater-iphone-event-photos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">article on Recode</a> for the full photo gallery.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028345/foster-partners-to-transform-the-snowdon-aviary-at-the-london-zoo Foster + Partners to transform the Snowdon Aviary at the London Zoo Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-13T17:52:00-04:00 >2017-09-13T17:55:35-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/48/482y95gy1e63pbm2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/48/482y95gy1e63pbm2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/48/482y95gy1e63pbm2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/48/482y95gy1e63pbm2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Grade II* listed structure designed by Cedric Price with Frank Newby and Lord Snowdon in 1962, was, and still is a sensational statement. It was the first aviary in Britain that gave visitors a &lsquo;walk-through&rsquo; experience, bringing them closer to the birds in their natural habitat. The new design adapts the heritage structure to suit its new inhabitants &ndash; a troop of colobus monkeys and parrots &ndash; and offers visitors an enhanced experience.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t2/t2r5ojdyool858eh.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t2/t2r5ojdyool858eh.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>Snowdon Aviary. Image: Foster + Partners</figcaption></figure><p>Foster + Partners will transform the aviary at the London Zoo, built in 1964 and designed by&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150010917/un-believable-utopias-6-forgotten-projects-and-their-provocative-stories" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cedric Price</a>,&nbsp;Frank Newby&nbsp;and&nbsp;Antony Armstrong-Jones.</p> <p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4305/norman-foster" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Norman Foster</a> says &ldquo;The rebirth of the Snowdon Aviary continues our work with historical structures. It is about the fusion of the old and new, but also about repurposing this extraordinary structure. The brand-new walk-though home will allow it to extend its role for decades to come. It will ensure the preservation of an iconic structure and honour its distinguished authors from the past, while preserving a unique built example of Cedric Price&rsquo;s work.&rdquo; </p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eg/eg6fq4s72wv2uw0r.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eg/eg6fq4s72wv2uw0r.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>The original Snowdon Aviary from 1964. Image via Wikipedia. </figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028033/a-survey-of-architecture-s-new-leadership-from-johnston-marklee-to-bjarke-ingels A survey of architecture's new leadership, from Johnston Marklee to Bjarke Ingels Julia Ingalls 2017-09-13T09:49:00-04:00 >2017-09-13T10:53:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5u/5uierenwmuf3i4cy.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5u/5uierenwmuf3i4cy.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5u/5uierenwmuf3i4cy.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5u/5uierenwmuf3i4cy.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>They are in that fertile period &mdash; agewise, it typically runs from the mid-40s to mid-50s in architecture &mdash; when the profession&rsquo;s next generation of leadership begins to make its mark.</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/nadaaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NADAAA</a>, Atelier TAG, <a href="https://archinect.com/SHoP" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a>, <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/38847/oyler-wu-collaborative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oyler Wu Collaborative</a>:&nbsp;these are among the firms highlighted in this piece in the New York Times, which surveys the architects who are currently primed to "lead"&nbsp;the profession. Los Angeles-based pair and married couple <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/4256960/johnston-marklee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Johnston Marklee</a>, who are heading up this year's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149997746/johnston-marklee-tackle-the-tyranny-of-newness-in-2017-s-chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago Architecture Biennial with a theme of "make new history,"</a>&nbsp;are included alongside relative youngster <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/7054/bjarke-ingels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bjarke Ingels</a> of <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>, who champions his self-described "<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/105075/review-the-best-lecture-times-by-steven-holl-and-bjarke-ingels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hedonistic sustainability</a>."</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/go/go3ee4ncyosxz58u.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/go/go3ee4ncyosxz58u.jpeg?w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Rendering of the Menil Drawing Institute, designed by Johnston Marklee. Image: Johnston Marklee/Nephew</figcaption></figure><p><br></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028120/new-images-of-jean-nouvel-s-posh-moma-integrated-luxury-condo-tower-53w53 New images of Jean Nouvel's posh, MoMA-integrated luxury condo tower 53W53 Julia Ingalls 2017-09-12T19:04:00-04:00 >2017-09-13T03:18:48-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/52/52zl5go2pvdwcnvt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/52/52zl5go2pvdwcnvt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/52/52zl5go2pvdwcnvt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/52/52zl5go2pvdwcnvt.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>As the brand-new rendering above shows, the luxury condo tower designed by <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/990/ateliers-jean-nouvel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jean Nouvel</a> will boast an unusual amenity: floors 2, 4 and 5 of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/127522043/jean-nouvel-s-super-tall-53w53-moma-tower-is-still-an-art" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">53W53</a> will serve as new gallery levels for the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/176/moma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of Modern Art</a> when construction is completed. Additionally, according to a fact sheet, "benefactor W53 MoMA membership runs with each residence, and includes curated benefits and the potential for the building to host private events in the museum's sculpture garden." The tower, which is slated to top out at 1,050 feet, will be home to 145 residences ranging in size from one to five bedrooms, with a few private-elevator-accessible penthouse suites.&nbsp;</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1y/1y7dq4q8s977emm7.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1y/1y7dq4q8s977emm7.jpg?w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Images above and below: Hayes Davidson</figcaption><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v0/v0zqeeow2hb2jz0l.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v0/v0zqeeow2hb2jz0l.jpg?w=514"></a></p></figure></figure><p>No two condos will have the same layout, thanks to the combination of Jean Nouvel's self-described "diagrid,"&nbsp;which refers to the tower's pronounced exterior structural system, and the tapering design itself, which precludes repetitive formats. The interiors of each condo are being designed by Thierry Despont, a...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028054/an-exuberant-bygone-optimism-dead-malls-become-poignant-architectural-relics "An exuberant bygone optimism:" dead malls become poignant architectural relics Julia Ingalls 2017-09-12T15:39:00-04:00 >2017-09-12T14:40:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l12a8paqpcd9awa7.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l12a8paqpcd9awa7.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l12a8paqpcd9awa7.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l1/l12a8paqpcd9awa7.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I&rsquo;m looking for subtle signifiers of an exuberant bygone optimism,&rdquo; [Photographer Tag Christof] said. &ldquo;Whether people realize it or not, the things I photograph are the direct result of a system that defines progress only in economic terms.&rdquo; Christof...has spent the last five years crisscrossing the country in an effort to document architectural sites vanishing from the landscape.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Whether you spent your teenage years moodily occupying the food court or have experienced malls primarily as ruin porn, the architectural significance of these former bustling commercial centers can't be overstated. A kind of high water mark of capitalism, the shuttered and demolished malls profiled in this piece for The Outline represent a country whose narrative was mainly shaped by a robust middle class and a belief in national infallibility, two things that are noticeably weakened in the present era. While nostalgia is usually always the end result of oversimplification, it's hard to argue with the fact that in the last few decades the commercial infrastructure of the United States has undergone a dramatic shift, both physically and symbolically.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150028053/chicago-s-apartment-high-rises-are-multiplying-for-better-or-worse Chicago's apartment high rises are multiplying for better or worse Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-12T14:36:00-04:00 >2017-09-12T20:36:26-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y3/y3kbxyrhwe2hpaya.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y3/y3kbxyrhwe2hpaya.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y3/y3kbxyrhwe2hpaya.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y3/y3kbxyrhwe2hpaya.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>A surge of tall buildings, the vast majority of them housing rental apartments, is creating a densely populated, urban core [...] the Super Loop is patently un-super in at least one respect: It lacks a new version of the technological and aesthetic innovations that made Chicago's reputation as the cradle of modern architecture. As Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepares to host the second edition of a global architecture biennial [...], most of the new high-rises are based on tired commercial formulas.</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4611/chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago</a>'s Super Loop is gentrifying and becoming denser as apartment&nbsp;buildings are multiplying and younger generations are moving in. But, most of the new apartments in these high rises&nbsp;are quickly built concrete boxes with glass balconies. The ordinary character of new construction in Chicago's Super Loop proves that it takes more than a strengthening economy to create interesting architecture.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150027951/it-s-essential-ysl It’s essential YSL Nam Henderson 2017-09-12T11:58:00-04:00 >2017-09-12T11:58:28-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2pa04vaceyxs2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2pa04vaceyxs2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2pa04vaceyxs2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c2/c2pa04vaceyxs2hp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>No less expressive is the building itself, with both modern and traditional Moroccan influences (locally-sourced terrazzo, red brick latticework, bush hammered concrete) and a curved facade that mimics the folds of fabric...</p></em><br /><br /><p>Jeanine Celeste Pang traveled to&nbsp;Marrakesh, for a preview of a new&nbsp;<a href="http://www.museeyslmarrakech.com./" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">museum</a>&nbsp;honoring Yves Saint Laurent. The new, 43,000-square-foot building, is designed by the Paris-based firm <a href="http://www.studioko.fr/#en-project-35" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio KO</a>.&nbsp;The project will open in October.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150027904/u-m-taubman-college-of-architecture-and-urban-planning-opens-a-new-wing-designed-by-preston-scott-cohen U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning opens a new wing designed by Preston Scott Cohen Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-11T20:17:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T20:36:34-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxc1325i69tkw9or.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxc1325i69tkw9or.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxc1325i69tkw9or.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vx/vxc1325i69tkw9or.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/taubmancollege" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning</a>,&nbsp;at the University of Michigan, opened on September 8th with a new building designed by&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/55292232/preston-scott-cohen-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Preston Scott Cohen</a>. The&nbsp; A. Alfred Taubman Wing&nbsp;will offer an additional 36,000 square feet of studio and common spaces for reviews, conferences and other events. The building is designed to facilitate encounters and conversation, and to transform the relationship between faculty and students.</p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k1/k1sxb6nbw16ly0n4.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/k1/k1sxb6nbw16ly0n4.jpg?w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Peter Smith</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ny/nyni5j3970i78rh7.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ny/nyni5j3970i78rh7.jpg?w=514" alt=" A. Alfred Taubman Wing; Photo by Peter Smith." title=" A. Alfred Taubman Wing; Photo by Peter Smith."></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Peter Smith</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hi/hi2wqerrsui25bqe.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hi/hi2wqerrsui25bqe.jpg?w=514"></a></p><figcaption>Photo by Peter Smith</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cf/cfh3xyepwyb1660q.jpg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cf/cfh3xyepwyb1660q.jpg?w=514"></a></p> <figcaption>Photo by Peter Smith</figcaption></figure><p>Read the full press release:&nbsp;</p> <p>The A. Alfred Taubman Wing provides an additional 36,000 square feet to the existing 72,000 square foot facility project includes a renovation of the existing college facilities. Architecture and urban planning education increasingly calls on spaces for group work and spaces to design and build. The wing and renovations provide additional studio space per student and collaboration rooms, as well as 5,700 square foot commons space which will al...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150027757/new-rothschild-tower-by-richard-meier-partners-completes-in-tel-aviv-s-white-city New Rothschild Tower by Richard Meier & Partners Completes in Tel Aviv's White City Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-11T14:10:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T15:54:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14r5zphx46fwowz0.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9322/tel-aviv" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tel Aviv</a> has the largest concentration of buildings in the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9399/bauhaus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bauhaus</a>/International Style of any city in the world. With a collection of over 4,000 buildings covering almost one and a half square miles, the White City, as it is called, was largely created in the 1930s by a group of 200 German Jewish architects fleeing Nazi Germany who were heavily influenced by Bauhaus principles as well as modernists like <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/8829/le-corbusier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Le Corbusier</a> and Erich Mendelsohn. &nbsp;</p> <figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/r8/r8ff5p9jrty4v2fu.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qs/qsft3phi29eo38oc.jpeg?w=514"></a><figcaption>Photo Credit: Roland Halbe.</figcaption></figure></figure><p>Drawing on this rich architectural history, <a href="https://archinect.com/richardmeierpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier &amp; Partners</a> have just completed a new residential tower that draws inspiration from the Bauhaus design principles of its neighbors in the heart of the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/619246/world-heritage-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UNESCO World Heritage Site</a>. Meier commented on the surroundings saying "the great thing about the site is that it's related to the whole city; it's related to all of the wonderful buildings of the 1930s and to the historic buildings of Rothschild Boulevard. It makes me very happy to be in s...</p>