Norwegian architect Tron Meyer cuts a stair out of solid engineered wood.
Monthly Archive: September 2014
September 29, 2014 Architects, Architecture, Community Projects, Curtain Walls, Local Markets, Low-Income Housing, Market-Rate Housing, Mixed-Income Housing, Mixed-Use Development, Multifamily, sustainability, Urban Development
This 32-unit affordable housing complex in West Hollywood, Calif., packs a lot of design bang for the buck.
Sefaira has released a revamped plug-in for Autodesk’s Revit that offers both daylighting and energy analysis in real-time within the native modeling environment.
Designed by Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates, the once-lauded Boettcher Concert Hall now faces an uncertain future.
Because standing desks cannot stand alone.
Behind the scenes, Gehry has been working with a human rights lawyer and the country’s state-run development authority to improve conditions for laborers on his site.
The Holcim Foundation honored 13 projects for the North American segment of its international awards program.
In July, Autodesk acquired the experimental New York design firm The Living, led by architect David Benjamin, in order to enhance its research capabilities. This union is just one effort by the software leader to engage in wide-reaching discussions abo…
Shining a light on a new way of growing, not manufacturing our building materials. Are we getting closer to the edible house?
The annual event proves that the city is a growing design hub, home to both leading design-driven industries and a vast network of skilled workers with the know-how to make things. And its low cost of living has attracted a growing number of creatives …
The sublimely detailed 124,000-square-foot building in Toronto is a restrained canted box clad in a super-white Brazilian granite, with an interior courtyard open to the sky and flooded with daylight.
The first two phases of the High Line make their way through relatively low-rise sections of Manhattan. But the third phase, which opened to the public this weekend, wraps around the Hudson Yards site, for which 16 skyscrapers, one of them taller than …
The Art Institute looks to Chicago’s ambitious architectural and urban past to find new inspiration for the present.
A quirky precast-concrete building on Seventh Avenue between West 12th and 13th streets, designed by Albert Ledner and completed in 1964, has reopened as a standalone emergency department after restoration and adaptation by Perkins Eastman.
The finalist teams in the design competition, which attracted more than 40 entrants, are: Balmori Associates / Cooper, Robertson & Partners; OLIN / OMA; Stoss Landscape Urbanism / Höweler + Yoon Architecture; and Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) / NEXT Architects / Magnusson Klemencic Associates.
The annual London Design Festival (September 13-21) is an epic platform for designers and manufacturers to showcase their new product launches at concurrent mini-trade fairs around town. We’ve rounded up a handful of highlights on this year’s schedule.
Gehry Technologies has spun off Digital Project into an independent company, Digital Project Inc. This follows an announcement that Trimble Navigation Limited—a company that may not be familiar by name, but one whose products are widely known and used—acquired Gehry Technologies (but not Digital Project) for an undisclosed amount.
Even the handrail police might smile at this one.
A documentary attempts to respond to the question raised by Michael Heizer’s 340-ton granite boulder installed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: “It’s just a rock—how can it be art?”
Made from used wooden pallets and a recycled countertop, the kitchens at yök Casa + Cultura in Spain are made to last.
At its monthly meeting on September 4, the National Capital Planning Commission viewed Frank Gehry’s revised design for the embattled Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, D.C.
When this magazine declared the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis “America’s leading museum of design” in 1990, it was paying tribute to Mildred Friedman, who died on September 3, at 85, in New York City.
The Young Architect Program’s inaugural project in Asia marks an exciting time for design and construction in Seoul.
Designed for a multitude of functions and moods, this minimalist country home is made more dynamic with the addition of a transforming piece of furniture.
The suits claim delays and cost overruns on the 32-story project in Brooklyn, New York, called B2 BKLYN.