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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:09:39 +0000 en http://www.archpaper.com/ Portfolio> Home Green Home http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7272 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-panasonic-smart-home-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Panasonic Smart Home unites the company's many green technologies under a single roof.</b>:<table width="320" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="right"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="20"> </td> <td align="right"><a href="/uploads/04-panasonic-smart-home-archpaper.jpg"><img width="300" height="292" alt="" src="/uploads/04-panasonic-smart-home-archpaper.jpg" /></a><br /> <div class="caption">Diagram of the Smart Home’s life ventilation system.<br />  </div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p>While still not mainstream, the idea of having a smart and/or green home is ga (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7272">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7272 Clean Green http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7271 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/03-chicago-south-side-plant-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>New South Side manufacturing plant breaks ground in Chicago.</b>:<p>Manufacturing in the Midwest is generally written off as a thing of the past. And while no one is under the impression that Chicago will recapture its status as “hog butcher to the world,” manufacturing still plays an important role in the city’s economy.</p> <p>Workers broke ground in March on a new plant in the Pullman neighborhood, which will bring 100 manufacturing jobs to the South Side. Method, a cleanser company relying on natural, nontoxic, biodegradable ingredients, will build its first U.S. manufacturing plant at East 111th Street and South Doty Avenue.</p> <p> (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7271">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7271 News Flash http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7270 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/03-Herald-Examiner-DLANC-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Herald-Examiner redevelopment moves ahead in Los Angeles.</b>:<p><a href="http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=6996">Julia Morgan</a>’s magnificent but dilapidated Herald-Examiner Building, located on the long-neglected south end of Broadway in Downtown Los Angeles, is about to get the attention it has deserved for decades. The Hearst Companies have awarded Los Angeles firm Omgivning the commission for its renovation and redevelopment. Meanwhile, Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) will design two adjacent mixed-use buildings, tentatively called 11 x 12, for Forest City.</p> <p>The opulent, Spanish Revival style Herald-Examiner (1914) was designed f (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7270">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7270 Meier Looks Back and Forward http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7269 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/Richard-Meier-Model-Museum_04.jpg" /><br/><b>Expanded model museum opens in Jersey City.</b>:<p>With a career spanning more than 50 years, Richard Meier has a remarkable and ever expanding body of work. Architects, students, or the general public can now explore the process behind his architecture at the just opened Richard Meier Model Museum in Jersey City, New Jersey.</p> <p>In addition to the 400 or so models, the facility also includes more than 200 architectural drawings (a small fraction of the firm’s archive), as well as sculptures and art from Meier’s personal collection, and more than 1,000 books and periodicals. The standouts of the Museum are a pair of models, (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7269">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7269 Twilight of the Design Magazines http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7267 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/printing-press.jpg" /><br/><b>Print architectural periodicals keep dropping like flies.</b>:<p>In mid-March, <i>Il Giornale dell’Architettura</i>, a broadsheet newspaper that had served the Italian architecture community for over a decade, announced it was abandoning its print edition to become an online news source only. Though Italy has one of the world’s most vibrant design cultures, its principle language is spoken by few north of the Alps and this has always marginalized its media outlets. In January, <i>Abitare</i>, the legendary Italian architecture magazine founded in 1961, ceased publishing its monthly print edition and the few remaining Italian print magazines, (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7267">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7267 Open> All'onda Restaurant http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-allonda-restaurant-nyc-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>East Village eatery's interior fuses the regions that inspire its menu.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 10px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); float: left; width: 220px; -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font: 13px/150% helvetica,arial,sans-serif;"><span class="bold">All'onda</span><br /> 22 East 13th Street, New York<br /> Tel: 212-231-2366<br /> Designers: Jack Dakin & Silvia Zofio</p> <p><a href="http://allondanyc.com/">All’onda</a> is a new restaurant in the Village that dishes up Venetian Italian cuisine prepared through the lens of glob (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266 Transit Oriented http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-seattle-light-rail-expansion-transit-plaza-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Brooks + Scarpa designing transit plaza for Seattle's light rail extension.</b>:<p>While in May 2013 construction started on the 1.6-mile light rail extension from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to South 200th Street and 28th Avenue South, the board of directors at planning partners Sound Transit and the City of SeaTac recently announced the winning design/build team for the area surrounding Angle Lake Station: Brooks + Scarpa/Harbor Pacific–Graham/BergerABAM.</p> <p>The south link extension will run along 28th Avenue South on an elevated double-track guideway, ending at the Angle Lake Station. The station—an elevated central platform at South 200th Str (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265 Review> Garden Suburb of Good http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/02-planned-paradise-garden-suburbs-book-review-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Paul Gunther finds much to admire in Stern's taxonomy of the bedroom community.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 25px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; float: left; width: 200px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City</b></i><br /> By Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove<br /> The Monacelli Press, $95<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=7263">Read a counterpoint review on Planned Par (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264 Review> Garden Suburb of Evil http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/09-planned-paradise-garden-suburbs-book-review-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Murray Fraser casts doubt on Robert A.M. Stern's celebration of the suburb.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 25px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; float: left; width: 200px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City</b></i><br /> By Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove<br /> The Monacelli Press, $95<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=7264">Read a counterpoint review on Planned Par (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263 Obit> Horace Havemeyer, III, 1942-2014 http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-horace-havemeyer-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Jayne Merkel remembers the passionate publisher of <em>Metropolis</em> magazine.</b>:<p>On March 19, the architectural and design worlds lost a passionate champion when Horace Havemeyer died at 72 in his Manhattan apartment of complications from CIDP, a chronic neurological disorder.</p> <p>Horace had used crutches for decades, but his disability failed to keep him from exploring cities, physically as well as through books, articles, and on the worldwide web. <i>Metropolis</i>, which he founded in 1981, was “the first magazine that was ever online,” according to Susan Szenasy, its long time editor who succeeded Havemeyer as publisher on February 12. “He was (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262 Editorial> How About Fandango on the Skyline? http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-losangeles-skyscraper-design-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Sam Lubell encourages Los Angeles to think more boldly about skyscraper design.</b>:<p>While Los Angeles is not exactly becoming Shanghai, as was suggested in Spike Jones’ recent film <i>Her</i>, the city is without a doubt transforming into a denser, taller city, and the most obvious harbinger of that change is the <a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/tag/skyscrapers">skyscraper</a>. In <a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/tag/downtown-los-angeles">Downtown LA</a> there are several in the works, with others planned in almost every corner of the city.</p> <p>Skyscrapers are not a new phenomenon here. Most of the city’s skyline wa (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261 Comment> Coming to Light http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-nyc-four-freedoms-roosevelt-kahn-park-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Gina Pollara discusses the ins and outs of finishing Kahn's Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park nearly 40 years after it was designed.</b>:<p>When the plan to build Louis I. Kahn’s memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt on the south point of Roosevelt Island in New York City was reinvigorated in 2006, the idea was understandably met with a high degree of skepticism: “Roosevelt’s dead, who cares?” “An architect’s work should never be built posthumously.” “You’ll never be able to achieve what Kahn would have wanted.” “It’s an outdated relic from the 1970s.”</p> <p>So it begs the question, why build it at all? First off, the project never lay dormant for long. (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260 Building by the Rules http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-losangeles-broadwayat4th-tower-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Broadway tower in Los Angeles is first built under new design guidelines.</b>:<p>Though Los Angeles’ Broadway Theater and Entertainment District Design Guide has been in the works for years, it had never been applied to a new high-rise—until now. The $150-million Broadway @ 4th, a 35-story, 450-unit residential and retail complex, is the latest project from downtown developer Izek Shomof. Architects HansonLA worked closely with the department of City Planning to design a structure that fit within what principal Douglas Hanson describes as “a very prescriptive envelope.”</p> <p>Per the design guidelines, the building’s lower stories, clad i (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259 Shine On http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-louis-sullivan-ohio-bank-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Louis Sullivan's Ohio "Jewel Box" in the rough gets polished.</b>:<p>Architects and historians alike will be pleased to find that one of Louis H. Sullivan’s “Jewel Box” bank buildings is slated for restoration. Recently donated to the Licking County Foundation of Newark, Ohio, “the Home Bank building will help to rejuvenate Newark’s townscape and be available again to the public for its enjoyment and education,” said Connie Hawk, Director of the Licking County Foundation and the Sullivan Building Preservation Fund. The bank building, originally named the Home Building Association Company, is located at One North Third Stre (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258