Page D1 . 30 May 2007       
ArchitectureWeek - Design Department
NEWS   |   DESIGN   |   BUILDING   |   DESIGN TOOLS   |   ENVIRONMENT   |   CULTURE
< Prev Page Next Page >
 
DESIGN
 
  •  
  • Art Depot
     
  •  
  • Hearst Tower
     
  •  
  • New York Academy of Sciences
     
  •  
  • Northern Star

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]
    AND MORE
      Current Contents
      Blog Center
      Download Center
      New Products
      Products Guide
      Classic Home
      Architecture Forum
      Architects Directory
      Topics Library
      Complete Archive
      Web Directory
      About ArchWeek
      Search
      Subscribe & Contribute
      Free Newsletters
       

     
    QUIZ
     
    NEXT WEEK

    [an error occurred while processing this directive]

    DESIGN THIS WEEK

    ArchWeek Image

    ART DEPOT

    Museum franchising seems to be a growing trend. The Guggenheim is a well established worldwide franchise, and The Louvre is on its way. The New York-based Museum of Modern Art and Dia Art Foundation each have two sites, while the London-based Tate has four.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    HEARST TOWER

    Pritzker Prize laureate Norman Foster is a master of levitating buildings of dubious design, treatment, or association to the pantheon of architectural icons. The Hearst Tower in Manhattan, which he designed in collaboration with architects Adamson Associates and Gensler, is the most recent example of this resuscitation.

    The 42-story glass- and metal-skinned tower is characterized by a large diagonal grid, emphasized by vertically alternating recessed and projecting multistory corner triangles.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES

    When you hear the words "academy of sciences" what do you think of? Musty rooms with dark wood paneling and overstuffed furniture? Curio cabinets filled with microscopes and specimens in formaldehyde? This isn't the image that the New York Academy of Sciences wanted its headquarters to project.

    Continue...

    ArchWeek Image

    NORTHERN STAR

    Creating dramatic architecture can be challenging in an icy climate where people prioritize function over flamboyance and where the natural environment can satisfy their desire for beauty. The state of Alaska has breathtaking vistas of mountains, snow flats, and the dancing aurora borealis, but its urban landscapes have tended to remain resilient and simple.

    Continue...

    More Architecture and Design

    Shetland History Is Coming Home to Help Illuminate the Past — Scotsman Online, 2007.0529

    Arquitectonica Takes Fresh Approach for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune — ArchitectOnLine, 2007.0529

    Dotcom Stars Have Designs on Your Home — U.K. Times, 2007.0527

    Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, Encased in Glass — New York Times, 2007.0526

    New Public Library in Hercules, Calif., Offers a "Sense of Place" — AIArchitect, 2007.0525

    Lord Foster's Star Descends on Spanish Vineyard — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0525

    Zaha Hadid Unveils Wonder of Dubai — Building, 2007.0525

    AIA Gulf States Region Celebrates Design Excellence — AIArchitect, 2007.0525

    Warehouse with the 'Wow' Factor — Telegraph, 2007.0524

    Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Get Go-Ahead to Build Leadenhall — World Architecture News, 2007.0524

    TNA Architects Designs a Country Retreat Outside of Tokyo — World Architecture News, 2007.0523

    Zaha Does It Her Way: OPUS Project Unveiled in London — World Architecture News, 2007.0523

    Shigeru Ban Curtain Wall House — Inhabitat, 2007.0522

    Diller Scofidio + Refro's Lincoln Center Modernization Underway — World Architecture News, 2007.0521

    Now the South Bank's Fit for a Festival Again — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0520

    The Nelson's Bloch Building — Kansas City Star, 2007.0519

    Greenwich Planetarium Opens — Guardian Unlimited, 2007.0519

    Preservation Society — Building Design, 2007.0518

    Antoine Predock Completes Austin City Hall and Public Plaza — World Architecture News, 2007.0518

    BDP Designs Aintree's New Grandstands — International Urban Development Association, 2007.0518

    Quadrangle Architects Design Sophisticated and Funky N-BLOX — World Architecture News, 2007.0517

    Shoo-in for Shibuya — Wallpaper, 2007.0517

    At. 103 Architects Complete the Ave Fenix Fire Station in Mexico City — World Architecture News, 2007.0515

    Coop Himmelb(l)Au Designs the BMW Headquarters in Munich — World Architecture News, 2007.0515

    Peoples History Museum, Manchester, United Kingdom — World Architecture News, 2007.0514

    An Open, Sunlit Space at 7 World Trade Center — New York Times, 2007.0513

    Harlem's Cultural Anchor in a Sea of Ideas — New York Times, 2007.0511

    Note: Pages will open in a new browser window
    External sites are not endorsed by ArchitectureWeek.

    Library : more Contemporary Design and Architect Articles

    Design Last Week

    Design Department Archive

    Special thanks to our Sustaining Subscribers.
     
    < Prev Page Next Page > Send this to a friend       Subscribe       Contribute       Media Kit       Privacy       Comments
    ARCHWEEK   |   GREAT BUILDINGS   |   DISCUSSION   |   NEW BOOKS   |   FREE 3D   |   SEARCH
    http://www.ArchWeek.com/design.html
    © 2007 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved