Archinect - News 2017-08-24T04:58:48-04:00 Win “Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA” by Sam Lubell! Justine Testado 2017-07-06T13:10:00-04:00 >2017-07-11T11:44:52-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="444" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Any design maven is aware that America's West Coast is chockfull of historic mid-century modern architecture designed by the likes of Charles and Ray Eames,&nbsp;Rudolph Schindler, John Lautner, and Richard Neutra. Of course, there's more than just the most infamous icons, but where to begin? Whether you're planning a big West Coast excursion or want to brush up on your midcentury modern history, &ldquo;Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide: West Coast USA&rdquo; by architecture critic <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sam Lubell</a> can help.</p> <p>Thanks to publisher <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies of the book to our readers!</p> <p>Read on for more, and find out how to enter the giveaway.</p> <p><img src=""></p> <p><img src=""></p> <p>Authored by Sam Lubell, this handy travel guide features over 250 Mid-Century Modern projects all&nbsp;neatly organized into color-coded chapters that cover the&nbsp;Pacific Northwest region of Washington and Oregon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, and San Diego.&nbsp;Each entry is accompanied by historic tidbits from Lubell, project data, and ...</p> Proposed Seattle Tower, designed by LMN Architects, could become the West Coast's tallest Nicholas Korody 2015-09-23T15:20:00-04:00 >2015-09-23T15:42:44-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Seattle's tallest skyscraper is about to get a much taller neighbor. New information submitted to the city shows that the skyscraper planned for Fourth Avenue and Columbia Street will be 101 stories tall.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Move over LA, Seattle is reaching for the skies: the US Bank Tower may just get knocked off its throne as a proposed tower for Seattle is set to claim its spot as the tallest building on the West Coast.<br><br>The 1.2-million-square-foot building is slated for the west-side of 4th Ave, directly across from Seattle's current tallest building, Columbia Tower.<br><br>While the expected height in feet has not been released, the floor count exceeds the US Bank Tower's 73 floors, and comes close to that of the nation's tallest building, the 104-story One World Trade Center.<br><br>Plans for the building were filed earlier this year by Miami-based developer Crescent Heights. According to a statement, their aim is to create "an iconic building that redefines the skyline and changes the way we live, work and play downtown."</p> Indie doc, Coast Modern, tracks West Coast modernism Archinect 2013-08-19T11:10:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T18:34:23-04:00 <img src="" width="620" height="863" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Coast Modern is an independent documentary by directors Mike Bernard and Gavin Froome. Travelling along the Pacific North West coastline from LA to Vancouver, the film showcases the pioneers of West Coast Modernist Architecture, and the homes that have become their legacies. Stepping inside the most inspired dwellings on the west coast, we feel how the light and space of a classic Modernist home can work in collaboration with the natural environment.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>