Archinect - News 2017-10-18T21:57:27-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150033188/take-a-look-at-the-kinetic-facade-of-foster-partners-and-heatherwick-studio-s-new-bund-finance-centre-in-shanghai Take a look at the kinetic facade of Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio’s new Bund Finance Centre in Shanghai Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-10-14T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-10-16T16:15:52-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dk/dkszfy5ut1y6dqxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dk/dkszfy5ut1y6dqxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dk/dkszfy5ut1y6dqxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/dk/dkszfy5ut1y6dqxu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The Bund Finance Center, designed&nbsp;by&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> and <a href="https://archinect.com/heatherwick" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heatherwick</a>&nbsp;Studio, is a major new mixed-use project on in Shanghai&rsquo;s waterfront. The 420,000-square meter masterplan, composed of eight buildings, links the old town to the financial district.<br></p> <figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9h/9hevmmt030oo0iai.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9h/9hevmmt030oo0iai.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>&copy; Foster + Partners</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cc/ccs27k2csean5zol.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cc/ccs27k2csean5zol.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>&copy; Lauratian Ghinitoiu</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/li/lizoaaxxb21pib1e.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/li/lizoaaxxb21pib1e.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>&copy; Lauratian Ghinitoiu</figcaption></figure><p>The project include office space, restaurant, luxury boutiques, a public plaza and at the cultural center. The iconic moving veil of the cultural center adapts to the changing uses of the building, revealing or hiding interior spaces. Developed in collaboration with local engineers Tongji University, the facade is organized along three tracks and made of layers of &lsquo;tassels&rsquo; &ndash; a reference to the traditional Chinese bridal headdress. Each tassel length is between two and sixteen meters.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/54/54xuf1j0n4v01ela.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/54/54xuf1j0n4v01ela.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>&copy; Lauratian Ghinitoiu</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3m8zvk6iggyeirz.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g3/g3m8zvk6iggyeirz.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a></p><figcaption>&copy; Lauratian Ghinitoiu</figcaption></figure><figure><a href="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m5/m5p1aro1cbzrnaqv.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=1028" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m5/m5p1aro1cbzrnaqv.jpg?auto=compress%2Cformat&amp;w=514"></a><figcaption>&copy; Lauratian Ghinitoiu</figcaption></figure><p>Gerard Evenden, Head of Studio and Senior Executive Partner, Foster + Partners commented: &ldquo;The Bund Finance Centre creates a pivo...</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/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; 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<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/150020708/fire-safety-reform-australian-state-government-to-audit-replace-and-ban-flammable-cladding Fire safety reform: Australian state government to audit, replace and ban flammable cladding Alexander Walter 2017-08-02T13:46:00-04:00 >2017-08-02T13:47:09-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6h/6h36dmqg1pqec43d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6h/6h36dmqg1pqec43d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6h/6h36dmqg1pqec43d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6h/6h36dmqg1pqec43d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The state government will audit the use and ban the supply of the potentially flammable building cladding that led to London's deadly Grenfell Tower inferno, in what it styles as Australia's toughest fire safety reforms. [...] Better Regulation Minister Matt Kean said the government had undertaken an audit sample of about 180,000 residential and commercial towers constructed in NSW since the 1980s. About 1000 of those buildings "may have [unsafe] cladding", the Minister said.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"The [New South Wales] state government said it would&nbsp;introduce reform that would identify buildings encased in unsafe cladding," the<em> Sydney Morning Herald</em> reports, "require them to be inspected and force building owners to foot the bill for replacements and ban the sale and supply of unsafe material."</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150019944/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-07-28T14:00:00-04:00 >2017-07-28T14:00:36-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a3/a3lhys6zhbxwj2f0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a3/a3lhys6zhbxwj2f0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a3/a3lhys6zhbxwj2f0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a3/a3lhys6zhbxwj2f0.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://pinterest.com/archinect/color/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Color</em></a>.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/pp/ppyesv2qzdcqa5mc.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/pp/ppyesv2qzdcqa5mc.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/shift/project/matryoshka-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matryoshka House</a> in Rotterdam, Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/shift" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shift architecture urbanism</a>; Photo: NoortjeKnulst<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/sg/sge7ierly398y6uw.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/sg/sge7ierly398y6uw.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/atelier.tho.A/project/dali-office" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dali office</a> in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam by <a href="http://archinect.com/atelier.tho.A" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">atelier tho.A</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/t5/t51k4sopxt25l85s.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/t5/t51k4sopxt25l85s.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania/project/mek-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MEK House</a> in Memphis, TN by <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">archimania</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/3t/3t00zaygf8v96mz1.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/3t/3t00zaygf8v96mz1.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106311/the-theatre-school-depaul-university/129175053" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Theatre School, DePaul University</a> in Chicago, IL&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106311/pelli-clarke-pelli-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects</a>; Photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/vi/vir2cjgh50e4qq8l.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vi/vir2cjgh50e4qq8l.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/149998833/the-salvation-army/149998850" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Salvation Army</a> in Chelmsford, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/149998833/hudson-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hudson Architects</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/w7/w75wkinsv39tuny5.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/w7/w75wkinsv39tuny5.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/projectorange/project/rathbone-market-london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rathbone Market</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/projectorange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Orange</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/a8/a84o8q2ntcunarj7.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/a8/a84o8q2ntcunarj7.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/69207772/burntwood-school/149993494" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Burntwood School</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/69207772/allford-hall-monaghan-morris-ahmm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/0u/0uss68vhbpymysvc.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0u/0uss68vhbpymysvc.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/MOAA/project/toi-ohomai-health-sciences-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toi Ohomai Health Sciences Building</a> in Rotorua, New Zealand by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/MOAA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MOAA Architects</a> in association with DCA<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/9b/9bhdfebg9uk8tyio.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/9b/9bhdfebg9uk8tyio.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/144203831/cdr/150002312" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">cdr</a> in Cesena, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/144203831/tissellistudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">tisselli...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150018186/watch-the-progress-of-oda-s-living-facade-in-park-slope Watch the progress of ODA's "Living Facade" in Park Slope Julia Ingalls 2017-07-18T16:47:00-04:00 >2017-07-18T20:15:18-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2y/2yzkmk91stzz3e6m.gif" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Construction of ODA's 251 1st Street residential complex in Park Slope is now reaching completion, demonstrating fragmented massing which the firm believes imbues the structure with a "living facade."</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/hn/hnrnaumth85l612g.gif" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/hn/hnrnaumth85l612g.gif"></a></p></figure><p>As the architects explain, "ODA&rsquo;s inflected the building&rsquo;s upper massing with a cascade of setbacks and terraces, yielding substantial outdoor space, as well as multiple exposures for units." Here's&nbsp;a gif demonstrating the concept from a different perspective:</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/9z/9z3vx1mhsh1yd3ng.gif" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/9z/9z3vx1mhsh1yd3ng.gif"></a></p></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/g8/g8h7h9d5stp3kcpi.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/g8/g8h7h9d5stp3kcpi.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photo: Miguel de Guzman</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vg/vgxadyof2geq8vfv.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/vg/vgxadyof2geq8vfv.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photo: Miguel de Guzman</figcaption></figure> https://archinect.com/news/article/150017309/iotti-pavarani-architetti-designed-office-building-fills-an-entire-block-in-turin Iotti + Pavarani Architetti​-designed office building fills an entire block in Turin Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-13T09:48:00-04:00 >2017-07-13T12:08:31-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wz/wzki8e6kji88yofk.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wz/wzki8e6kji88yofk.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wz/wzki8e6kji88yofk.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wz/wzki8e6kji88yofk.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The new operations headquarters of Reale Group, designed by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/20848/iotti-pavarani-architetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Iotti + Pavarani Architetti</a>, was recently opened&nbsp;in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/244939/turin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Turin</a>, Italy. Located on the southwestern border of the city&rsquo;s Roman castrum it replaced a building from the seventies, redefining and modernizing the entire block.&nbsp;</p> <p>Covering a built area of 23,500 square meters, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/30730/leed-platinum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEED Platinum</a> certified building will accommodate 800 work stations, 150 parking spaces, a conference room for 280 people and will include a visible from the street&nbsp;1,700 square meter internal courtyard.</p> <figure><figure><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ek/ektcq1d1yufayjyk.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ek/ektcq1d1yufayjyk.jpg"></a><figcaption>Fernando Guerra | FG+SG fotografia de arquitectura</figcaption></figure></figure><p>"The entire complex takes on board the surrounding area and &ldquo;absorbs&rdquo; a protected historical <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/34080/facade" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fa&ccedil;ade</a> (that on Via Bertola and Via San Dalmazzo), creating a compositional solution in harmony with the surrounding buildings."</p> <figure><figure><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/2r/2r243lvsm3xxteun.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/2r/2r243lvsm3xxteun.jpg"></a><figcaption>Fernando Guerra | FG+SG fotografia de arquitectura</figcaption></figure></figure><p>"The architectural envelope becomes a fulcrum, a gravitational hub in the urban fabric of this part of the surrounding centre of Turin: it foc...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150015514/factory-and-office-headquarter-annex-by-subdv-architecture Factory and Office Headquarter Annex by SUBdV Architecture Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-30T14:53:00-04:00 >2017-07-06T11:51:58-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/iq/iqnxe6eceumbwvs5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/iq/iqnxe6eceumbwvs5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/iq/iqnxe6eceumbwvs5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/iq/iqnxe6eceumbwvs5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Designed by a Brazilian architecture firm SUBdV Architecture, this Factory and Office Annex in S&atilde;o Paulo, fuses high-tech architectural design strategies with local low-tech construction methodologies. <br></p> <p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/34080/facade" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fa&ccedil;ade</a> system references the traditional <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/2939/brazil" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brazilian</a> &lsquo;cobogo&rsquo; shading screen, which controls the filtration of indirect sunlight through the operable windows on the south and west facades, while also creating a thermal mass which prevents the penetration of hot air in the interior spaces.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/b5/b5fdinrwlakximbw.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/b5/b5fdinrwlakximbw.jpg"></a></p> <figcaption>Photos by Rodrigo Chust</figcaption></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ht/htawbcevv22kkxgu.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ht/htawbcevv22kkxgu.jpg"></a></p> <figcaption>Photos by Rodrigo Chust</figcaption></figure><p>Generated through <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/141646/parametric-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">parametric</a> scripts, the various geometric configurations of blocks produce&nbsp;different sized openings and differently-angled light reflection planes, allowing for the optimal combination of both shading and illumination.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/3a/3a9h4j9uer6iczxj.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/3a/3a9h4j9uer6iczxj.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>The building's double-height ground floor contains a material storage facility, first and second floors are dedicated to administrative office space for the factory and a showroom of the factory's products.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/2g/2gv3g8vhnjo933c7.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/2g/2gv3g8vhnjo933c7.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>De...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150010624/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-06-02T17:36:00-04:00 >2017-06-30T10:31:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mf/mfsr2qlkzryxnyfa.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mf/mfsr2qlkzryxnyfa.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mf/mfsr2qlkzryxnyfa.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/mf/mfsr2qlkzryxnyfa.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://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0g/0g798z311a40f0kl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/FIELDWORK/project/kerns-micro-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kerns Micro House</a> in Portland, OR by <a href="http://archinect.com/FIELDWORK" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FIELDWORK Design &amp; Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mhfxxc6vdj9rp9h.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/anxoffice/project/light-box" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Light Box</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/anxoffice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aaron Neubert Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5b/5b6nkujxaskkdapx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo/project/keukenhof" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Keukenhof</a> in Lisse, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecanoo</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w3/w37l4haht46t6srl.jpg"></p><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</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/40/40eefxv979mcjx4n.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania/project/tobias-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tobias Residence</a> in Memphis, TN by <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">archimania</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0z/0z98qosso5mzjt4v.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/selenckyparsons/project/unit-3-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unit 3 Studio</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/selenckyparsons" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Selencky///Parsons</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2l/2l7kwtcg50vk52g5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/designengine/project/british-embassy-sana-a-yemen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">British Embassy</a> in Sana'a, Yemen by <a href="http://archinect.com/designengine" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Engine Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jw/jwxt873t4c2w5ekx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/the-house-of-prajna/149999210" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The House of Prajna</a> in Kwachon, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/54428815/studio_gaon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studio_GAON</a>; Photo: Yong Kwan Kim</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/60/601z71ke224pj5yy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/moda/project/tinbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TinBox</a> in Canmore, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/moda" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoDA</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/batessmart/project/106-flinders-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">106 Flinders Street</a> in Melbourne, Australia by <a href="http://archinect.com/batessmart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bates Smart</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003409/color-changing-green-hued-aluminum-composite-material-reflects-sustainable-design-of-new-mixed-use-community Color-changing green-hued aluminum composite material reflects sustainable design of new mixed-use community Sponsor 2017-05-08T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T12:49:17-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sb/sb63p62xxebhqq7k.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=May2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a><br><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>The Marine Gateway mixed-use development officially opened this spring in south Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, as the first major transit-oriented development integrated into Vancouver&rsquo;s Canada Line rapid transit rail system. It&rsquo;s also served by the South Vancouver Bus Loop.</p><p>Designed to achieve the principles of smart growth &ndash; which places a priority on sustainable, mixed-use communities designed to enhance quality of life &ndash; Marine Gateway was developed by <a href="http://www.pci-group.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PCI Developments Corp.</a>, of Vancouver, British Columbia, on a one-block former industrial site that is now a new urban town center.</p><p>&ldquo;PCI&rsquo;s goal for Marine Gateway was to transform a vacant and underutilized four-plus acre industrial lot into a vibrant, transit-oriented mixed-use town center that combines retail, entertainment, office, residential and transit onsite,&rdquo; said Andrew Grant, president, PCI Developments Corp. &ldquo;PCI saw the opportunity to directly integrate with rapid and bus tra...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150004554/this-architect-embellished-a-building-with-emoji-ornament This architect embellished a building with emoji ornament Nicholas Korody 2017-04-25T12:38:00-04:00 >2017-04-27T14:15:30-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/se/sebk6bywzjghcje9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/se/sebk6bywzjghcje9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/se/sebk6bywzjghcje9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/se/sebk6bywzjghcje9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Emoji are going to be some of the most recognizable icons of the 21st century, says architect Changiz Tehrani, which is why he decided to cast 22 of them in concrete and use them as decoration for a building in the Dutch city of Amersfoort.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>&ldquo;In classical architecture they used heads of the king or whatever, and they put that on the fa&ccedil;ade,&rdquo; Tehrani told The Verge. &ldquo;So we were thinking, what can we use as an ornament so when you look at this building in 10 or 20 years you can say &lsquo;hey this is from that year!&rsquo;&rdquo; The answer was obvious: emoji.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kp/kphvx71mmb1eqgnz.jpg"></p><p>The emojis cover only one side of the mixed-use building. Tehrani, who works for the Dutch practice Attika Architekten, based the emojis on the WhatsApp standard. "Only faces were chosen as they were the most expressive and recognizable emoji," the Verge reports.&nbsp;In his view, all architecture is timely&mdash;not timeless&mdash;so better to have fun with what's in vogue&nbsp;at the moment.</p><p>Started at the Gigantomachy frieze, now we're here. Thoughts?</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vh/vh6d1neqp3c8pg7c.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lm/lmj1phdw5rngga1c.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8m/8mnh3ejcmbujti4y.jpg"></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150004102/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-glass-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Glass" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-04-21T14:47:00-04:00 >2017-04-21T14:47:42-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sf/sfjqa8z9243nz98j.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sf/sfjqa8z9243nz98j.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sf/sfjqa8z9243nz98j.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/sf/sfjqa8z9243nz98j.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://pinterest.com/archinect/glass/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Glass</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i4/i4chljisyt0m76tp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; 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associ&eacute;s</a>; Photo: Eugeni Pons, David Romero-Uzeda</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3c/3cqytp18667qhw83.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/piercyandcompany/project/two-tabernacle-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Two Tabernacle Street</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/piercyandcompany" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Piercy&amp;Company</a>; Photo: Jack Hobhou...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149997978/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-metal-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Metal" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-03-17T15:34:00-04:00 >2017-03-17T15:34:40-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kd/kdt9s3e3a3lskb8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kd/kdt9s3e3a3lskb8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kd/kdt9s3e3a3lskb8r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kd/kdt9s3e3a3lskb8r.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/metal/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Metal</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2j/2jy967isaptc1d4s.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; 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Moltke</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q6/q6ayndne6s3o2vnk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2507/georges-freche-school-of-hotel-management-montpellier-france/149958626" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Georges-Freche School of Hotel Management</a> in Montpellier, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2507/studio-fuksas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Fuksas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jw/jwzc2bxp5847w533.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/66163061/palais-de-la-musique-et-des-congr-s-strasbourg-convention-centre-strasbourg/149983007" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Palais de la Musique et des Congr&egrave;s Strasbourg / Convention Centre</a> in Strasbourg, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/66163061/dietrich-untertrifaller-architekten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">dietrich.untertrifaller architekten</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kd/kd9rsdeucrltugbc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/mountain-view-double-gable-eichler-remodel-by-klopf-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Double Gable Eichler Remodel</a> in&nbsp;Mountain View, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6j/6j84x6ce0wlgszdx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/steinberg/project/stanford-university-gsb-highland-hall" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stanford University, GSB Highland Hall</a> in Stanford, CA by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/steinberg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steinberg</a> and Legorreta...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149983055/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-12-16T14:56:00-05:00 >2016-12-27T22:29:57-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vh/vhfe00secy6btxpz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vh/vhfe00secy6btxpz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vh/vhfe00secy6btxpz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vh/vhfe00secy6btxpz.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://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nn/nndy8bpk584wu32a.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/nadaaa/project/melbourne-school-of-design2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Melbourne School of Design</a> in Melbourne, Australia by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/nadaaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NADAAA, Inc.</a> in collaboration with John Wardle Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rq/rqsbhc1nsqc8abex.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/desaichia/project/lm-guest-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LM Guest House</a> in Dutchess County, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/desaichia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desai Chia Architecture</a>; Photo: Paul Warchol</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ml/ml3sodp7vvh1psgi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/88477/sonorous-museum/149980418" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sonorous Museum</a> in Copenhagen, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/88477/adept" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ADEPT</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ae/ae5dtj9xxfnjwukc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/aleph-in-domoon/149963481" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aleph in Domoon</a> in Sokcho, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/54428815/studio_gaon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studio_GAON</a>; Photo: Yong Kwan Kim, Youngchae Park</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zh/zhy5yrw8goa6z7yh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen/project/vil" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VIL</a> in Pasadena, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domaen LTD</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t8/t8lx8849gajsiklc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/149963936/the-waterhouse-at-south-bund/149963940" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Waterhouse at South Bund</a> in Shanghai, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/neriandhu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neri&amp;Hu Design and Research Office</a>; Photo: Pedro Pegenaute</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/db/dbxciay532ksv3t7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; Feldkapelle in Boedigheim, Germany by Ecker Architekten, Professor Frank Flury, <a href="http://archinect.com/lhooqdesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seth Ellsworth</a> &amp; other students of the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/393/illinois-institute-of-technology-iit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Illinois Institute of Techn...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149973317/new-harwyn-alucobond-office-pods-continue-to-revolutionize-modular-design New Harwyn Alucobond Office Pods Continue To Revolutionize Modular Design Sponsor 2016-11-07T09:00:00-05:00 >2016-11-09T00:08:52-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6l/6lhzkbvd45x5p8s7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6l/6lhzkbvd45x5p8s7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6l/6lhzkbvd45x5p8s7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6l/6lhzkbvd45x5p8s7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=November2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a><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=November2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The <a href="http://harwyn.com.au/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harwyn Office Pod</a> is a portable home office born from founder Jason Fremder&rsquo;s need for a demarcation between home life and profession life.</p><p>Fremder explains the idea for the pod was born simultaneously with the birth of his first daughter &ldquo;my home office was no longer a quiet sanctuary&hellip;one sunny afternoon, when working in the backseat of my 4WD in the driveway at home, the idea for Harwyn struck me like a bolt of lighting.&rdquo;</p><p>The award-winning <a href="http://harwyn.com.au/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harwyn</a> office pods have taken the design world by storm offering beautifully designed prefabricated modular spaces. The small team at Harwyn is dedicated to innovative design working with the &ldquo;100 to 1 concept ratio&rdquo; which, as the designers explain, &ldquo;&hellip;for every 100 great ideas we put to paper, one will emerge as exceptional to make its way from sketchpad to design.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vr/vrml0hvb3ebnng6f.jpg"></p><p>Today the brand, and designs, have evolved as well as the company&rsquo;s clientele. In a recent installation for a residential dwelling in Austr...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149973318/gkd-mediamesh-display-delights-shoppers-in-northern-china-mall GKD Mediamesh Display Delights Shoppers In Northern China Mall Sponsor 2016-10-24T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-10-24T12:20:14-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8n/8nbk5u84xbsqedt4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8n/8nbk5u84xbsqedt4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8n/8nbk5u84xbsqedt4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8n/8nbk5u84xbsqedt4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.gkdmediamesh.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/34/34diexdu18hosbku.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.gkdmediamesh.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GKD Media Mesh</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The port city of Dalian in northern China is a city of contrasts. A vibrant center of trade and industry, this rapidly growing metropolis plays an equally important role in the region as one of the country's most popular vacation destinations. In the city center of Dalian, the Beijing office of the <a href="http://www.nbbj.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NBBJ</a> architectural firm designed the Eton Place Dalian tower complex as a superlative multifunctional development: five mixed-use towers standing 41 to 81 stories high and a six-story mall transform the 6.23-hectare site into an exclusive microcosm of urban life. The connecting element between the two highest towers is the spacious mall, with a roof designed in a manner reminiscent of a park. Over six floors, it offers a representative atmosphere for high-class boutiques, a luxury department store, elite gastronomy and a supermarket. Large <a href="http://www.gkdmediamesh.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mediamesh</a> screens from GKD running around the corners of the building seize the attention of passers-by ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149973161/fundermax-individualdecor-if-you-can-think-it-we-can-print-it FunderMax Individualdecor – If you can think it, we can print it Sponsor 2016-10-13T12:37:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T22:39:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ss/ssb5li5sxla6ru9c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ss/ssb5li5sxla6ru9c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ss/ssb5li5sxla6ru9c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ss/ssb5li5sxla6ru9c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.fundermax.at/en.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/lw/lw9hmfogxqqxk75i.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/en.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FunderMax</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Make your imagination into individual, large-sized decor concepts. With various formats and motifs spanning over multiple formats, your fantasy becomes reality.</p><p>As a small inspirational source, we present to you a few application examples. FunderMax Individualdecor has made all of them possible.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o2/o2m4b96lqczumdt5.jpg"></p><p><strong>Unique applications</strong></p><ul><li>Individual facades</li><li>Wall claddings</li><li>Creative solutions for balcony and floors</li><li>Exclusive furniture and attractive shop fitting</li><li>Gates and doors</li><li>Bathrooms</li></ul><p>Create fantastic projects &ndash; Interior and Exterior! Find all information about FunderMax Individualdecor on <a href="http://www.individualdecor.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.individualdecor.com</a></p><p><strong>MAX EXTERIOR INDIVIDUALDECOR</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3e/3e8l7hlmowtfg8ym.jpg"></p><p><strong>Ideas with Form</strong></p><p>With individual designs from FunderMax, you have the freedom to provide facades, balconies and outdoor-applications with creative and completely unique designs.</p><p>Your design can be printed on single panels, or as in the image below, across several panels. Ideal for large designs and special visual effects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y5/y5gdtixj2jzd53gv.jpg"></p><p><strong>Possible exterior a...</strong></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149967497/gkd-metal-mesh-plays-disappearing-act-on-interior-office-building GKD Metal Mesh Plays Disappearing Act On Interior Office Building Sponsor 2016-09-26T08:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-27T23:38:08-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ch/ch9cgjayi2tm1mxo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ch/ch9cgjayi2tm1mxo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ch/ch9cgjayi2tm1mxo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ch/ch9cgjayi2tm1mxo.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.gkdmetalfabrics.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/yl/yl0ptky6yzn93g5f.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.gkdmetalfabrics.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GKD Metal Fabrics</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>White <a href="http://www.gkdmetalfabrics.com/metalfabrics/omega_1510.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GKD metal fabric</a> plays a disappearing act on the interior of a commercial office building in Toronto, Canada. With sharp geometric lines and vibrant white walls set against concrete floors and metal railings, a few red bucket chairs starkly break up the monotone design. The overall aesthetic creates a futuristic lobby worthy of the busy, interconnected corporate office that caters to premium retail spaces below 14 floors of office space. GKD Omega 1510 was used to create partitions on the second level, hiding walkways and blending into the design allowing the metal fabric to become indistinguishable from the solid white walls.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ce/ce890y54uavu537q.jpg"></p><p>It&rsquo;s a brand new feature for GKD in North America for metal wire to arrive from Germany already treated with a white powder coating. The coated wire mesh was handled with extreme caution to avoid scratching the white surface. What GKD representatives expected to be a delicate process turned out to be stand...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149963814/multi-layered-cube-like-fa-ade-achieves-diversity-in-residential-high-rise-design-with-fire-rated-aluminum-composite-material Multi-layered cube-like façade achieves diversity in residential high-rise design with fire-rated aluminum composite material Sponsor 2016-09-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-19T00:28:59-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gm0n2wr58pdszz7r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gm0n2wr58pdszz7r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gm0n2wr58pdszz7r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gm/gm0n2wr58pdszz7r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=September2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/un/une1gycg8tboij7b.png"></a><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=September2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>A big compliment to architects is hearing that one of their building designs has become a recognizable landmark. That&rsquo;s the case for architects at the Los Angeles office of <a href="http://arquitectonica.com/architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Arquitectonica</strong></a> International Corp. who designed the Olume residential building in San Francisco&rsquo;s Mission District with a unique multi-layered cube-like metal fa&ccedil;ade featuring a total of five custom earth-toned colors of <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/products/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=September2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Alucobond&reg; Plus</strong></a> aluminum composite material (ACM).</p><p>The 12-story 138,512-square- foot Olume multifamily residential community opened in March 2016 with owner Monogram Residential Trust, Inc., of Plano, Texas, offering 121 luxury rental units &ndash; including studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments &ndash; as well as two levels of subterranean parking. Monogram Residential Trust partnered with Martin Building Co., of San Francisco, to develop the boutique-style community.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gn/gn1cjrk1z5bhkwua.jpg"></p><p>Arquitectonica was brought in to re-design the fa&ccedil;ade of the building after the project&rsquo;s en...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149967759/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-glass-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Glass" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-09-09T19:34:00-04:00 >2016-09-14T23:17:36-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/er/er0q2shw824ioxhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/er/er0q2shw824ioxhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/er/er0q2shw824ioxhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/er/er0q2shw824ioxhl.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://pinterest.com/archinect/glass/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Glass</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/36/36x54rl4yz7u0bc8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects/project/pool-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pool House</a> in East Sussex, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aros Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6l/6lb689q45lx1o7wg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/casanova-hernandez/project/marubi-national-museum-of-photography-shkod-r-albania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marubi National Museum of Photography</a> in Shkod&euml;r, Albania by <a href="http://archinect.com/casanova-hernandez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casanova + Hernandez Architecten</a>; Photo: Christian Richters/Blerta Kambo/Casanova+Hernandez</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ir/ir5iee9v12a2bo50.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/renewed-classic-eichler-by-klopf-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renewed Classic Eichler</a> in Sunnyvale, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/28/28j9t6ea8kry8r5f.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mbac/project/juniper-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Juniper House</a> in&nbsp;Calgary, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/mbac" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the marc boutin architectural collaborative</a>; Photo:&nbsp;Yellow Camera</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g7/g7323cmpyiava5dg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen/project/ell2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ELL</a> in Beverly Hills, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domaen LTD</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nu/nudlga196zg5hvd1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/851/university-of-aberdeen-new-library/146166982" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Aberdeen New Library</a> in Aberdeen, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/851/schmidt-hammer-lassen-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hd/hdax7fqufnfn0apt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96424883/house-in-paderborn/147330608" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Paderborn, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/96424883/wannenmacher-m-ller-architekten-gmbh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten GmbH</a>; Photo: Csaba Mester</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dq/dqvthe9qzi5k23om.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/NvdmArchitects/project/concrete-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Concrete House</a> in Johann...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149962803/fundermax-introduces-an-exclusive-new-surface-sky FunderMax introduces an exclusive new surface... SKY Sponsor 2016-09-06T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-09-08T09:18:53-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yk/ykwfauhtho8vzg9r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yk/ykwfauhtho8vzg9r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yk/ykwfauhtho8vzg9r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yk/ykwfauhtho8vzg9r.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><a href="http://www.fundermax.at/en.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/lw/lw9hmfogxqqxk75i.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/en.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FunderMax</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>SKY has been carefully developed to complement our Max Exterior portfolio, specifically for exterior decors and in instances where you want to create distinctive and convincing stone/concrete like finish.</p><p>This unique surface allows you to achieve the very best in terms of visual depth and texture. Carefully developed, SKY delivers an entirely new optical quality, emulating the nuances of rough stone surfaces. Its deep matt finish is enhanced with shiny facets, which sparkle as they catch the light - creating the perfect impression.</p><p>SKY is an aesthetically striking new addition which opens up so many possibilities. Full of character and depth, the name itself conveys the vitality of this product.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9z/9z74r78tx8ql2xrj.jpg"></p><p>We recommend installing SKY in the following ways:</p><ul><li>as a&nbsp; large-panel open-joint Rainscreen</li><li>using our economical <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/en/exterior/products/detail/modulo.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modulo</a> Rainscreen-System: factory-prefabricated 8mm panels, concealed fastening, closed joints,</li></ul><p>Both engineered Rainscreen systems are NFPA 285 ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149965900/exploring-alvar-aalto-s-benign-errors Exploring Alvar Aalto's "benign errors" Julia Ingalls 2016-08-30T12:56:00-04:00 >2016-09-04T23:23:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ce/cejr6vzez7ncg9dz.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ce/cejr6vzez7ncg9dz.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ce/cejr6vzez7ncg9dz.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ce/cejr6vzez7ncg9dz.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Could one of Alvar Aalto's most sublime works be the result of a mistake? And more intriguingly, did Aalto exploit error to acheive a certain aesthetic/politically pointed effect? In this thoughtful piece on&nbsp;<a href="https://medium.com/iamacamera/finlandia-the-greatest-architectural-mistake-ever-made-aaltos-benign-errors-be3e9533d3e6#.mui1z9p5z" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Medium</a>, Dan Hill explores the role of "benign errors" in Aalto's work, a term the architect himself coined. Hill centers his focus on the concert hall known as Finlandia, taking particular issue with (but not limiting his scope to) the building's marble facade, noting that:&nbsp;</p><p>"Even more remarkably, this apparently uniform and utterly wonderful bowed marble grid appears to have been a mistake, an outcome of the temperature extremes in Helsinki (I&rsquo;m reminded of the Dali-esque images of failing fa&ccedil;ades from Jeffrey Inaba's talk at Postopolis&nbsp;regarding Kazakhstan&rsquo;s -40&ordm;C to +40&ordm;C, though it&rsquo;s not quite&nbsp;<em>that</em>&nbsp;bad here.)"</p><p>For more on the legacy of Alvar Aalto:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147348305/for-alvar-aalto-s-118th-b-day-a-museum-extension-a-few-enduring-favorites" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">For Alvar Aalto's 118th birthday, a museum extension + a few enduring favorites</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135651376/a-photographic-tour-of-alvar-aalto-s-restored-viipuri-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A photographic tour of Alvar Aalto's restored Viipur...</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149957866/tour-zaha-hadid-s-stacked-vases-tower-in-australia Tour Zaha Hadid's "stacked vases" tower in Australia Julia Ingalls 2016-07-14T12:49:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T23:35:30-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z9/z9rqjgvna40va8b5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z9/z9rqjgvna40va8b5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z9/z9rqjgvna40va8b5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/z9/z9rqjgvna40va8b5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Imagine blending the veiny facade of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/63273060/gehry-s-8-spruce-street-wins-emporis-skyscraper-award" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">8 Spruce Street</a> and the jaunty offset of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/85537199/so-il-and-gensler-to-design-creative-cultural-incubator-for-new-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Museum</a> with Zaha Hadid's signature grace, and you might get something like the 54-story, 70,000 square meter 600 Collins Street, a tower that is reminiscent of a stacked series of ridged vases. The four principal segments of the tower each denote a different part of the program while simultaneously integrating access to public transit and creating civic space.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vt/vt2t0yxrhklo71t2.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8q/8qqq7kc74gi6g2e1.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;The design has been defined by Melbourne&rsquo;s rich and diverse urban landscape, reinterpreted in a contemporary solution driven by the logical division of its overall volume that will enhance the city&rsquo;s public realm with generous communal spaces,&rdquo; said Zaha Hadid Architects&rsquo; Michele Pasca di Magliano. &ldquo;We are honored to be working with our partners in Melbourne to deliver this project for the city.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/p9/p95ppzz56csz1myd.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5c/5cktx3oe8mm6msrx.jpg"></p><p>Here's a video showing site context:</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149955418/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-07-01T14:28:00-04:00 >2016-07-03T18:06:54-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w6/w6e3266dx1vkm097.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w6/w6e3266dx1vkm097.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w6/w6e3266dx1vkm097.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/w6/w6e3266dx1vkm097.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://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/li/li0v8ya0n1geqt0t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects/project/vineyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vineyard House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aros Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n96r2q0vd7fyk8gz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/BBRUSH/project/omi-rock-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMI Rock Pavilion</a> in Ghent, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/BBRUSH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BRUSH</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4x/4xr9hzzwy4wmmksd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/boysplaynice/project/the-house-for-mark-tka" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House for Mark&eacute;tka</a> in the Czech Republic by The Mj&ouml;lk architekti; Photo: <a href="http://archinect.com/boysplaynice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BoysPlayNice</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fj/fjs4n4husttbetye.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96424883/house-k/147411811" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House K</a> in D&uuml;sseldorf, Germany by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/96424883/wannenmacher-m-ller-architekten-gmbh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten GmbH</a> with XYZ Designers</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/51/51102jwhuw4ao9mp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a/project/venafi-slc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venafi SLC</a> in Salt Lake City, UT in <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Christensen Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gj/gjteijcl7sgjr22j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur/project/vre-tomtegate-7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Oslash;vre Tomtegate 7</a> in Enebakkneset, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m4/m43qgp2vv0ezh85x.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors/project/contemporary-twilight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Contemporary Twilight</a> in Aventura, FL by <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DKOR Interiors Inc.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fh/fhka5q3vi7ex9brg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/43037457/island-complex/74200934" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Island Complex</a> in Paihia, New Zealand by <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bossley Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0a/0avlmms12z5zi1qr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/145544607/the-wave/145545409" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wave</a> in&nbsp;Valparaiso, Chile by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/145544607/the-scarcity-and-creativity-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Scarcity and Creativity Studio</a> within <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/3943467/the-oslo-school-of-architecture-and-design-aho" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">t...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149944734/fundermax-clever-mounting-systems-for-success FunderMax – Clever Mounting Systems for Success Sponsor 2016-05-16T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-20T23:08:05-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/um/um8xtr0ak4117xho.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/um/um8xtr0ak4117xho.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/um/um8xtr0ak4117xho.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/um/um8xtr0ak4117xho.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.fundermax.at/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FunderMax</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>With the Modulo and Scaleo Rainscreen Cladding systems, FunderMax offers panels, mounting system and all the necessary accessories from a single source. Thus, you not only efficiently save time with your purchase and installation, you can also be confident that you will receive impact resistant, attractive, durable and UV resistant panels and accessories with proven FunderMax quality.<strong> </strong></p><p><strong>SCALEO: A Robust Fa&ccedil;ade System with a Perfect Look </strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8b/8b0kogh72vpsz6ke.jpg"></p><p>Pre-fabricated Max Exterior Panels for Scaleo Lap Siding make it easy to design and install robust and modern facades. With the engineered and easy to install mounting system, a fa&ccedil;ade of durable, UV resistant, and maintenance free Scaleo Lap Siding creates a beautiful and functional building exterior. The product characteristics make Scaleo Lap Siding a fa&ccedil;ade material with comprehensive protection. The double-hardened acrylic curing process provides a non-porous surface with tremendous abrasion resistance and...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149945215/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-color-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Color" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-05-13T19:10:00-04:00 >2016-05-22T21:11:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuyjqom66svhd6vr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuyjqom66svhd6vr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuyjqom66svhd6vr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ku/kuyjqom66svhd6vr.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://pinterest.com/archinect/color/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Color</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xw/xwzi9yx98x5a1egi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a/project/venafi-slc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Venafi SLC</a> in Salt Lake City, UT in <a href="http://archinect.com/ssc-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Christensen Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8m/8mxeqgoio2udglov.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/openarch/project/stepped-courtyards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stepped Courtyards</a> in Fuzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/openarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OPEN Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5n/5nv1t6tz3rhn2cq8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/renewed-classic-eichler-by-klopf-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renewed Classic Eichler</a> in&nbsp;Sunnyvale, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qh/qh5ppwow20xdmhaf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/echaurimoralesarquitectos/project/rinconada-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rinconada House</a> in Zapopan, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/echaurimoralesarquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Echauri Morales Arquitectos</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m1/m1uir8h0juezvwna.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/aplusa/project/great-wall-yunmo-winery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Great Wall Yunmo Winery</a> in Yinchuan, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/aplusa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a+a anderloni associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g6/g6jqgekrhtyp9680.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects/project/vineyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vineyard House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/arosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aros Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ul/ulb9fsbmbnnma1wu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop/project/gentle-genius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentle Genius</a> in Altamura, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GG-loop</a>; Photo: Michael Sieber</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gy/gysa5powhb2rwfxc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY/project/vinegar-hill" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vinegar Hill</a> in Brooklyn, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">General Assembly</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/au/au6iozw6njoy8qjw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/behance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Behance</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes/project/nursery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nursery</a> in Buhl, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Coulon &amp; asso...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149941625/alucobond-plus-meets-the-higher-requirements-of-fire-regulations-in-architecture Alucobond® PLUS Meets The Higher Requirements Of Fire Regulations In Architecture Sponsor 2016-05-11T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-05-11T12:34:02-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/un/undzepmikgyo7qd9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/un/undzepmikgyo7qd9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/un/undzepmikgyo7qd9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/un/undzepmikgyo7qd9.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectMay2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=archinectMay2016&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=plus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a> aluminum composite material (ACM) has been used for exterior cladding products in the North American building construction market for over forty years. 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