Posts

Brooklyn Row House / Office of Architecture

Architects: Office of Architecture
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Year: 2014
Photographs: Ben Anderson Photo, Courtesy of Office of Architecture

Mep Engineer: Kam Chiu Associates, Inc
Structural Engineer: Stratford Engineering
Contractor: Agneone Construction
Expeditor: Sol Building Consultants

From the architect.… When Sigue leyendo

Frederic Malle / Steven Holl Architects

Architects: Steven Holl Architects
Location: 94 Greenwich Avenue, New York, NY 10011, USA
Architect In Charge: Steven Holl
Associate In Charge: Olaf Schmidt
Area: 37.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Susan Wides, Aislinn Weidele

Project Architect: Filipe Taboada
Project Team: Yiqing …
Sigue leyendo

Michael Graves Dies at 80

Michael Graves died Thursday at the age of 80. Famous for his bold, symbolic references to classical architecture and his use of geometry, Graves is also known as one of the New York Five. His work bridged the abstraction of Modernism… Sigue leyendo

David Chipperfield Chosen to Expand New York’s Met Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has tapped British architect David Chipperfield to design its new Southwest Wing for modern and contemporary art. The commission, a result of an international competition, aims to increase gallery space, double the size of… Sigue leyendo

MoMA PS1 YAP 2015 Runner-up: Roof Deck / Erin Besler

Despite Andrés Jaque of Office of Political Innovation emerging as the winner of the 2015 MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program (YAP), his competitors put up quite a fight. One of this year’s five shortlisted proposals, Erin Besler’s Roof Deck… breathes life into arguably the Sigue leyendo

Genre de Vie: A Film About Cycling’s Impact On Urban Livability

Today we are facing environmental issues more than ever. While architects, urban designers, policymakers and thinkers discuss the future of our cities, more and more people become aware of their own impact and use of space. Genre de Vie… is Sigue leyendo

Preservationists Lose Battle to Save Orange County Government Center

Yesterday Orange County legislators decided to “take no action” against blocking the “destructive” rebuild of Paul Rudolph’s Orange County Government Center. The plan, deemed by architecture critic Michael Kimmelman to be “vandalism,” will remove one of the building’s three sections and replace it… Sigue leyendo

Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980

In 1955 the Museum of Modern Art staged Latin American Architecture since 1945,… a landmark survey of modern architecture in Latin America. On the 60th anniversary of that important show, the Museum returns to the region to offer a complex overview Sigue leyendo

Win a Copy of Massimo Vignelli’s Limited-Edition 2012 New York City Subway Diagram

SuperWarmRed Designs has offered our readers a chance to win Massimo Vignelli’s limited-edition (unsigned) MTA New York City Subway Diagram. Designed in 2012 by Vignelli, in collaboration with Vignelli Associates Beatriz Cifuentes and Yoshiki Waterhouse, the diagram is the first Vignelli… Sigue leyendo

New York to Complete First Prefabricated “Micro-Apartments” this Summer

With floor areas clocking in at as little as 260 square feet, My Micro NY housing units by nARCHITECTS are the latest singles-oriented housing option to enter the New York rental market. The modular units will be stacked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard this spring, and… Sigue leyendo