AIA Names 6 US Libraries as 2015?s Best

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has revealed six libraries they believe to be the year’s best. In collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the AIA/ALA Library Building Awards are intended to promote and honor exceptional designs in library architecture. Taking into account… Sigue leyendo

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive to Open in 2016

As construction continues on its new home across from the UC Berkeley campus, the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) is finalizing plans for its first exhibition – Architecture of Life - in this location. The curvilinear structure, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro …
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College of Liberal Arts / Overland Partners

Architects: Overland Partners
Location: The University of Texas at Austin, 116 Inner Campus Drive, Austin, TX 78705, USA
Area: 212000.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Lars Frazer Photography

Design Team: Rick Archer, FAIA, LEED AP, Adam Bush, AIA, LEED AP, Carolyn …
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Spring Studios / AA Studio

Architects: AA Studio
Location: 50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, USA
Collaboration: MA Architects
Area: 12000.0 ft2
Year: 2015
Photographs: Razummedia, DaVinci Stairs

From the architect.… AA Studioannounces the completion of Spring Studios New York,a new branch of the Sigue leyendo

510 Cabin / Hunter Leggitt Studio

Architects: Hunter Leggitt Studio
Location: Wofford Heights, CA, USA
Area: 1100.0 ft2
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Hunter Leggitt Studio

Collaborators: Jonathan & Victoria Watts, Owners
Structural Engineer: Lawrence Ho
Builder: Hunter Leggitt Studio
Site Area: 8,630 SF

From the …
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First Look Inside BIG’s W57 Manhattan Pyramid

Two months after topping out, Field Condition has published a photographic tour through BIG’s first New York project, W57. A “courtscraper,” as the Danish practice affectionately calls it, the 32-story, 709-unit tower is a hybrid of the European courtyard block and New… Sigue leyendo

Dunham Pavilion at Aurora RiverEdge Park / Muller&Muller

Architects: Muller&Muller
Location: 360 North Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505, USA
Architect In Charge: David Steele, Mark Vrba, Susan Johnson
Area: 1733.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Muller&Muller

From the architect.… The John C. Dunham Pavilion and its associated structures Sigue leyendo

6 Ways to Repurpose the Chicago Spire “Hole”

With Santiago Calatrava’s unfulfilled Chicago Spire amounting to just a (costly) depression along the Chicago River, what was to be the second-tallest building in the world certainly has not established the legacy it intended. However, following the site’s relinquishment to local developers… Sigue leyendo

“Superstructure”: 11 Projects That Defined Kiev’s Soviet Modernism

Around the globe, the post-war years were a period of optimism and extreme experimentation. On both sides of the cold war’s ideological divide, this optimism found its greatest expression, architecturally speaking, in modernism - but of course, the particular circumstances of … Sigue leyendo

Video: How Clive Wilkinson Architects’ Activity Based Working is Revolutionizing the Office

The latest innovation in workplace design, Clive Wilkinson Architects’ “Activity Based Working” (ABW) has revolutionized the way people go about their daily activities at the GLG Global Headquarters in New York. Broadening the idea of workable area to a number… Sigue leyendo