Grimshaw to Masterplan Washington DC’s Union Station

Grimshaw Architects has been asked to collaborate with New York-based Beyer Blinder Belle on a $10 billion masterplan that will modernize Washington DC‘s 1913 Beaux Arts Union Station. Along with the potential to triple passenger capacity, the plan aims to make the station more accessible… Sigue leyendo

Trousdale Estates Contemporary Home / Dennis Gibbens Architects

Architects: Dennis Gibbens Architects
Location: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
Architect In Charge: Dennis Gibbens
Project Architect: Oren Dothan
Area: 5600.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Dennis Gibbens Architects

Project Team: Scott Graham, Ryan Childers, Ricardo Moura, Raul Aguilera, Shana …
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Snøhetta Designs New Kitchen for The French Laundry in California

Snøhetta has unveiled designs for a new kitchen at “one of the world’s best restaurants,” The French Laundry in Napa Valley. The restaurant’s first major overhaul in 20 years, its kitchen will be expanded by 25 percent while the historic structure… Sigue leyendo

Epsilon / Eastlake Studio

Architects: Eastlake Studio
Location: 1 Pierce Place, Itasca, IL 60143, USA
Area: 42000.0 ft2
Photographs: Steve Hall

General Contractor: DSI
Mep Engineer: Kent Consulting

From the architect.… Epsilon is a worldwide loyalty marketing services agency. Realizing significant growth in the Midwest, they sought Sigue leyendo

Spotlight: Richard Neutra

Though Modernism is sometimes criticized for imposing universal rules on different people and areas, but it was Richard J. Neutra‘s (April 8, 1892 – April 16, 1970) intense client focus that won him acclaim. His personalized and flexible version of modernism created… Sigue leyendo

Capitol Reef Desert Dwelling / Imbue Design

Architects: Imbue Design
Location: Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, UT, USA
Structural Engineer: Shen Engineering
Contractor: Moosman Construction
Area: 1800.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of Imbue Design…

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These Maps Reveal Just How Disjointed Many US Bike Lanes Are

As cities worldwide are plagued with increasingly congested streets, more people are turning to bicycles to ease their commute. To accommodate the trend, bike lanes have been popping up around cities, yet often in a disjointed manner. A series of maps… Sigue leyendo

Alexandria Area High School / Cuningham Group Architecture

Architects: Cuningham Group Architecture
Location: Alexandria, MN 56308, USA
Year: 2014
Photographs: Corey Gaffer, Brandon Stengel, Andrew Tisue

From the architect.… Alexandria, Minnesota is ranked as one of the fastest growing micropolitan cities in Minnesota. The city is often referred Sigue leyendo

New Images Released of Mecanoo’s Plan to Modernize Mies’ D.C. Library

Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson Architecture has released their completed preliminary designs for the modernization of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library – the only… library and Washington D.C. building ever designed by Mies van der Rohe. The team’s competition-winning scheme aims Sigue leyendo

32 Winners of Inaugural Knight Cities Challenge Announced

Thirty-two projects have been announced as the winners of the Inaugural Knight Cities Challenge, sharing in a prize pool of $USD5 million. An initiative of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the challenge received an overwhelming number of… Sigue leyendo