Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Architect Magazine


Latest Building Projects

A hydraulic brise-soleil admits daylight when open.

Florida Polytechnic University, Designed by Santiago Calatrava

The architect's Innovation, Science and Technology Building will be the focal point of a campus being built around his vision.

Zaha Hadid Architects Designs Cambodian Genocide Memorial

Construction will begin next year on the memorial and institute dedicated to victims of Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime.

Renovation: Construction Begins on Buffalo's Richardson Olmsted Complex

The design and construction team for the renovation of the historic Richardson Olmsted Complex in Buffalo, N.Y., broke ground today. The project's first phase will turn a portion of the former insane asylum campus into a hotel and events space.

Lake Minnetonka Retreat House, Designed by Snow Kreilich Architects

With its two intersecting volumes and a bevy of views, this Deephaven, Minn., house designed by Snow Kreilich Architects is a meticulously detailed exercise in restraint.

The Latest Carnegie Library Redevelopment Designs Struck Down

MGA Architects and Olin submitted updated designs for remaking Washington, D.C.'s 1903 Carnegie Library into a new home for the International Spy Museum, but the city's Historic Preservation Review Board sent them back to the drawing board.
The glass sails enveloping the Fondation Louis Vuitton were developed to increase the overall height of the structure, while still staying within city codes.

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Designed by Gehry Partners

Frank Gehry discusses the inception of his pavilion-like cultural center in Paris’s bois de boulogne, and how his design process influenced the result.

Museum of Science Fiction Selects Design for Preview Museum

A graduate student at the Rhode Island School of Design won the design competition for a mini preview version of the planned D.C. museum.

La Brea Housing, Designed by Patrick Tighe Architecture with John V. Mutlow Architects

This 32-unit affordable housing complex in West Hollywood, Calif., packs a lot of design bang for the buck.

Snøhetta and Dialog Release Calgary Central Library Designs

The collaborating firms unveiled their design after two years of community engagement following their competition win.

The 2014 ARCHITECT 50


Check out who made the cut this year, and in past years, for the ARCHITECT 50.

Next Progressives series

Jennifer Marmon stands beside a section model for PARs Helsinki Central Library proposal. The firm collaborated with Arup on a highly technical, transparent façade with thermal properties.

Friendly Competition

Los Angeles firm Platform for Architecture + Research sees competitions as vehicles for building working relationships, regardless of their outcomes.

Innovative Detail series

Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Istanbul-based architecture studio Autoban creates a wooden village to encourage wandering in a vast terminal.

Up and Running series

Informed Decisions for Investing in the Future

How can you find the right space and the appropriate tools at a reasonable price to guarantee that the investments you make will be beneficial for your firm?

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October 2014

Frank Gehry builds in Paris, Calatrava finds redemption in Central Florida, making informed investments for your young firm, Craig Hamilton's elegant classic bath house, PAR uses competitions to test their talent, Jones Studio's beautiful and efficient border crossing, using tree trunks as structural elements, bringing solar power to rural India, and more ...



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