The Architect's Newspaper - News Channel http://www.archpaper.com/ The Architect's Newspaper speaks directly to architects with the news, developments, trends, resources, and updates when and how they want it. Short, direct, and lively, we are the essential read in the field. Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:09:39 +0000 en http://www.archpaper.com/ The Great Divide http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7454 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-denver-1144-Fifteenth-tower-Pickard-Chilton-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Pickard Chilton's design for a mixed-use tower in Denver references the Rocky Mountains.</b>:<p>Connecticut-based architecture firm Pickard Chilton has unveiled its design for 1144 Fifteenth, a 40-story mixed use tower set to rise in Denver. At 617 feet tall, the Hines-developed project will be the city’s fifth tallest building as well as its largest development of this sort in 30 years. Located in the lower downtown historic district on what is currently a parking lot between Arapahoe and Lawrence streets, the skyscraper takes its formal cues from the city’s Rocky Mountain backdrop.</p> <p>Pickard Chilton principal architect Anthony Markese told <i>AN</i> that due to flu (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7454">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7454 Spurring Development http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7453 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-san-antonio-transit-Perkins-Eastman-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>San Antonio hopes a multimodal transit facility will bring new life to its near west side.</b>:<p>In late June, the board of directors of VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio, Texas, approved plans for the Westside Multimodal Transit Center at the corner of Frio and Houston streets. The city hopes that the project, which broke ground on July 14, will spur development in this somewhat sparse and dilapidated area just west of downtown. The neighborhood is currently home to such differing facilities as a University of Texas at San Antonio campus and the Bexar County Jail.</p> <p>Designed by New York City–headquartered EE&K, a Perkins Eastman company, with local help from arch (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7453">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7453 Review> Sitting in the Back of a Car http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7452 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-we-build-excitement-sugarmann.jpg" /><br/><b>Chip Lord takes in an auto-oriented exhibition by Jesse Sugarmann and book by Charissa Terranova.</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: 250px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Jesse Sugarmann, We Build Excitement </b></i><br /> Southern Exposure Gallery<br /> 3030 20th Street, San Francisco<br /> Closed May 3<br /> <br /> <i><b>Automotive Prosthetic: Technological Mediation and the Car in Conceptual Art</b></i><br /> By Charissa N. Terranov (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7452">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7452 Open> Riverwalk Marketplace Shopping Center http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7451 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/riverwalk-marketplace-nola.jpg" /><br/><b>Omniplan Architects opens a luxury food court on the New Orleans waterfront.</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;"><b>Riverwalk MarketPlace</b><br /> 500 Port of New Orleans Place<br /> New Orleans<br /> Tel: 504-522-1555<br /> Designer: OmniPlan Architects</p> <p>“Luxury food court” may sound as egregious an oxymoron as the jumbo shrimp for which New Orleans is famous, but it is the modus operandi for Dalla (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7451">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7451 Interior Case Study> West Side Town House http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7450 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/03-west-side-townhouse.jpg" /><br/><b>O'Neill Rose Architects create a bespoke residence in New York that transitions from traditional to modern.</b>:<p style="width:170px;height:170px;float:left;padding:10px;margin:0 12px 12px 0;background: #eee;font-size:18px;"><b>West Side Town House</b><br /> New York City<br /> O’Neill Rose Architects</p> <p>Located behind a landmarked Victorian facade on the Upper West Side, this modern home is a careful study in line and proportion, which subtly transitions from an abstracted traditional language to sleek contemporary as you move from the parlor to the penthouse. Designed by Brooklyn-based O’Neill Rose Architects, this townhouse was completely reconstructed from several apartments (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7450">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7450 Design at Work> AMC Theatre Support Center http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7449 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/04-amc-theater-offices-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>This Kansas headquarters by 360 Architecture provides ample opportunities for employees to get to know each other.</b>:<p>When AMC Theatres’ Chief Executive Officer Gerry Lopez took over the company in 2009, he knew that there had to be a change in his office’s culture. Operating in a downtown Kansas City, Missouri, skyscraper on eight non-contiguous floors, he said his employees were not collaborating like they needed to be in order to push the movie viewing industry forward.</p> <p>In 2013, AMC completed its new four-story, 135,000-square-foot world headquarters, designed by 360 Architecture, as the anchor tenant of the unassuming Park Place development, a new urbanist village in Leawood, Kansas (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7449">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7449 Review> Public Legacy http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7448 Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/04-losangeles-union-station-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Alan Hess gets the scoop on Los Angeles' greatest public space.</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: 250px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>No Further West: The Story of Los Angeles Union Station</b></i><br /> Getty Gallery, Los Angeles Central Library <br /> 630 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA<br /> Through August 10</p> <p>A camel is a horse designed by committee, the saying goes. Los Angeles’ Unio (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7448">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7448 Editorial> On Not Choosing Sides http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7447 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/sola-village.jpg" /><br/><b>Sam Lubell advocates for the merging of corporate and boutique architecture practices.</b>:<p>For a profession that prides itself on its open mindedness and collaboration, we’re obsessed with dividing ourselves into factions. One particularly egregious example:  corporate versus boutique practices. More than ever it seems you’re either perceived as creative or that you’re working as a corporate drone.</p> <p>By some accounts this dichotomy has some truth to it, as larger firms, burdened with high profit expectations and bottom line-oriented clients, take on more bread and butter work and burden their younger employees with monotonous details. And as young fir (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7447">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7447 Open> The Oinkster Restaurant http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7446 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/03-oinkster-design-bitches-losangeles-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Pig-out at this meat-centric Hollywood eatery.</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;"><b>The Oinkster</b><br /> 776 Vine Street, Los Angeles<br /> Tel: 323-536-9248<br /> Designers: Design, Bitches</p> <p>If you find most new restaurants too sleek and cold, you need to visit the <a href="http://www.theoinkster.com/">Oinkster</a>, a new meat-centric Hollywood eatery from LA firm <a href="http: (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7446">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7446 Packard Foundation Goes Green With EHDD http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7445 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/Packard_Interior-1_Jeremy-Bittermann.jpg" /><br/><b>Net zero energy, LEED Platinum project raises the bar on eco-friendly office design.</b>: (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7445">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7445 Interior Cast Study> Black Ocean Headquarters http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7444 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/08-black-ocean-headquarters.jpg" /><br/><b>Architecture at Large gave this digital media company a boldly graphic, but grown-up identity.</b>:<p style="width:170px;height:170px;float:left;padding:10px;margin:0 12px 12px 0;background: #eee;font-size:18px;"><b>Black Ocean Headquarters</b><br /> New York City<br /> Rafael de Cardenas / Architecture at Large</p> <p>“I don’t really like the dot com look,” explained Rafael de Cardenas, principal at Architecture at Large. For the digital media company Black Ocean, de Cardenas created a space that is industrial but sleek, infused with a bold graphic style that is his firm’s signature.</p> <p>Located in a former firehouse with narrow floor plates, the building (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7444">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7444 Rolling on the River http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7443 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/LA_River_update-01.jpg" /><br/><b>U.S. Army Corps opts for $1 billion Los Angeles River restoration plan.</b>:<p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the City of Los Angeles have finally found their confluence—coming together on an ambitious project to restore the Los Angeles River. The federal and local synchronicity arrived at the end of May, when Assistant Army Secretary for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy announced that the USACE would support a $1 billion proposal for the restoration of 11 miles along the Los Angeles River.</p> <p>In recommending Alternative 20, the title granted the $1 billion version of the restoration, Assistant Secretary Darcy rescinded the USACE’s earlier rec (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7443">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7443 Renzo in San Ramon http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7442 Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-renzo-piano-san-ramon-sf-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Renzo Piano Building Workshop designing mixed-use in San Francisco suburbs.</b>:<p>San Ramon, a suburban city outside of San Francisco with a population of just over 70,000, may get a Renzo Piano–designed plaza as part of a new mixed-use downtown development project called City Center.</p> <p>Located next to the 585-acre Bishop Ranch Business Park—a major feature of the area since the first building was constructed in 1978—the project will bring in housing, a hotel, and retail. Working with developer Sunset City Development and San Francisco–based architecture firm BVC Architects, Renzo Piano Building Workshop will design the retail space that is (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7442">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7442 Review> Finn Style http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7441 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/03-finnish-design.jpg" /><br/><b>Minneapolis Institute of Arts honors Finland's contribution to design.</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: 250px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Finland: Designed Environments</b></i><br /> Minneapolis Institute of Art<br /> 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis<br /> Through August 17</p> <p>Think Finnish design and Alvar Aalto comes to mind. Right? But what about Angry Birds? In addition to being home to some o (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7441">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7441