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Daily Dose of Architecture 2015-02-23 17:12:00
Here are some shots of the CINiBA/The Scientific Information Center and Academic Library (2011) in Katowice, Poland, by HS99, photographed by M Poplawski.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-12-01 09:45:00
Head over to World-Architects to check out Architecture As Subject for Art, a short Q&A feature I just posted on some artists using architecture and building as subjects for their artwork. The feature includes a number of artists that have been on this blog before: Lynette Jackson, Sarah McKenzie, SerraGlia, and Allan Wexler.[Sarah McKenzie: Patriot, 2010, acrylic on canvas, 48 in …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-12-01 09:45:00
Here are some photos of the Fort York National Historic Site Visitors Centre (2015) in Toronto, Ontario, by Kearns Mancini Architects and Patkau Architects, photographed by Riley Snelling. See more photos of the project on Ryan Snelling's website.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-12-01 09:45:00
Here are some of my photos (and a video at bottom) of the SeaGlass Carousel by WXY Studio at Battery Park in Lower Manhattan.The form of the small stainless steel and glass structure is inspired by nautilus shells.Landscape design was carried out by Starr Whitehouse with Piet Oudolf.The spiraling exterior rises toward the entry where the most glass is found.George Tsypin …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-12-01 09:45:00
The "So You Want to Learn About" series highlights books focused on a particular theme: think "socially responsible architecture" and "phenomenology," rather than broad themes like "housing" or "theory." Therefore the series aims to be a resource for finding decent reading materials on certain topics, born of a desire to further define noticeable areas of interest …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-12-01 09:45:00
It's time for a summer break, so posts on this and my other two blogs will resume after Labor Day. I'll be posting to the World-Architects Daily News during break nevertheless, so check out that page via this link or the "ticker" above.[Diller Scofidio + Renfro's TRAVELOGUES at JFK Airport]


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
Here are some photos of the Philharmonic Hall (2014) in Szczecin, Poland, by Estudio Barozzi Veiga, photographed by Maciek Lulko. The building won the 2015 Mies van der Rohe Award, European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
At the end of 2012 I visited the Parrish Art Museum shortly after the grand opening of the Long Island institution's Herzog & de Meuron building, writing a weekly dose on it in early 2013. Over the weekend I finally returned, specifically to see the Tara Donovan Slinky sculptures. Those sculptures were decent, kind of worth the trip, but I was …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
Here are some photos of the Public Toilets (2011) in Uster, Switzerland, by Gramazio Kohler Architects, photographed by Ken Lee. To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
Measure opens tonight (running until September 12) at the Storefront for Art and Architecture.It will be worth it just to see this drawing by James Wines on the measurable and immeasurable impact of the Storefront:Participants include:The Architecture LobbyBarozzi / VeigaVíctor EnrichFake Industries Architectural Agonism (Urtzi Grau, Cristina Goberna) and Georgia JamiesonFIG ProjectsFleaFollyArchitectsFormlessfinderMichelle FornabaiGrimshaw ArchitectsSteven HollBernard KhouryKohn Pedersen Fox Assoc.KUTONOTUK (Matthew Jull …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
"Book Briefs" are an ongoing series of posts with two- or three-sentence first-hand descriptions of some of the numerous books that make their way into my library. These briefs are not full-blown reviews, but they are a way to share more books worthy of attention than can find their way into reviews on my daily or weekly pages.2013 Competitions Annual edited …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-11-11 09:15:00
Most of the posts in my ongoing "architecture advertising" series focus on architects and/or buildings used in print ads, commercials, and other forms of advertising. As most people probably know, often advertising takes less obtrusive means, such as being embedded into editorial content. The most obvious means of this is the fashion spread, which is a magazine's way of saying "this …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-10-22 17:23:00
Stage One Gallery of the open, anonymous international, two-stage competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital of Helsinki:


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-10-20 18:27:00
Here are some photos of The Elastic Perspective (2013) in Barendrecht, The Netherlands, by NEXT Architects, photographed by Ken Lee.5346801430_414295ea97_c.jpg" width="535" />To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-10-02 13:20:00
Here are some photos of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews (2013) in Warsaw, Poland, by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects, photographed by Ziemowit Cabanek.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-14 01:30:00
Furniture by Architects edited by Driss FaithImages Publishing Group, 2013Hardcover, 208 pagesThe appeal of furniture for architects ? both as something to use to improve a space and something to tackle as a design problem ? is undeniable. But it's also been said (by Mies van der Rohe, most famously) that designing a chair is much more difficult than designing a …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-12 22:00:00
The weather is beautiful in New York City in the fall, a great time to see the city on some architectural walking tours. Below are descriptions and dates of the tours I'm giving through the 92Y. Click on the links to purchase tickets.Saturday, September 20 at 11amSaturday, October 25 at 11am Columbus Circle and Lincoln SquareLook at and go inside some …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-12 16:00:00
Here are some photos of Metropolis (2006) in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Future Systems with Danielsen Architecture, photographed by Ximo Michavila.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-10 20:00:00
Here are some of my photos of 35XV, a building designed by FXFOWLE Architects now under construction on West 15th Street in New York City.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-09 19:30:00
This week's Building of the Week ? a feature I curate at American-Architects, where each week a recent building from a different state is highlighted ? is the Patience S. Latting Northwest Library in Oklahoma City designed by LWPB Architecture. While researching the firm and their projects for the "50x50" feature, I couldn't help noticing the way the firm faces are …


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