Archinect - News 2017-08-20T15:27:28-04:00 Parsons Collaborates with NYC Parks & Recreation to Improve Historic Pool in Washington Heights The New School 2011-07-26T13:01:48-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> NEW YORK, July 26, 2011&mdash;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Parsons The New School for Design</a> has joined with NYC Parks &amp; Recreation through the Design Workshop, its innovative design-build studio led by graduate architecture students, to create a new pool pavilion, Splash House, for the Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center, a WPA&ndash;era bathhouse in Washington Heights. The project represents the first of a five-year initiative between NYC Parks &amp; Recreation and Parsons Design Workshop to identify and implement improvements in public spaces across the city.</p> <p> &ldquo;We have been impressed by the professionalism and design skills of the talented students at Parsons,&rdquo; said Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe. &ldquo;From the master planning process through the various design iterations, and now the construction phase on site, they have worked diligently and intelligently to meet the community&rsquo;s needs. We are looking forward to increasing recreational opportunities at the Highbridge Center.&rdquo;</p> <p> The Highbridge Pool and Recreation Center ...</p> Design + Build reviews the new Archinect website Paul Petrunia 2011-04-14T15:22:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T18:44:06-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Overall - this is a triumph for Archinect - a redesign that serves it's users and, in my opinion, sets a new bar for the design and functionality of architecture related blogs.</p></em><br /><br /><p> </p> <p> We are totally blushing over the glowing review we got from the wonderful Design + Build blog, "a site trying to map where the worlds of Architecture and Visual Design meet and collide." Thanks! And thanks to all of the other people who have sent us feedback. We're still working out a LOT of little bugs. We really appreciate your patience.</p>