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$2 billion waterfront project in Washington, D.C., adds SHoP Architects, Michael Van Valkenburgh, HWKN, and others

It’s awards season, even in the architecture world. This week developer Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) announced the 11 architects chosen for the second phase of the District of Columbia’s waterfront development, The Wharf. The Wharf is a $2 billion project that runs along nearly one mile of the Washington Channel’s Southwest neighborhood. At completion, The Wharf […]

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L.A.’s La Kretz Innovation Campus in is a one-stop shop for cleantech development

The La Kretz Innovation Campus (LKIC), designed by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects (JFAK), is a new business incubation center in Los Angeles developed by the Department of Water and Power (LADWP), the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles, and Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), a nonprofit tasked to transform the city […]

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SHoP to give the Cleveland Cavaliers’ basketball arena a huge overhaul

New York–based SHoP Architects working alongside Detroit-based stadia specialists Rossetti are to give the Quicken Loans Arena a massive makeover. The stadium, known as “The Q,” has been open since 1994 and is home to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While a new arena would cost up to $750 million (according to Quicken Loans), the proposed refurbishment is […]

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Worthshop 6

Hawaii Life is hosting the 6th annual Worthshop, a two-day series that brings together luxury real estate professionals from around the world with architects, designers, and thoughtleaders. The event takes place at the Four Seasons Ko Olina December 9-10. Notable presenters include: Michela O’Connor Abrams, President of Dwell Media who will present research on the […]

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Shanghai mall offers special refuge for husbands shopping with their wives

When wives or girlfriends utter the phrase “Let’s go shopping!” on a Saturday afternoon, husbands and boyfriends may groan at the thought of the impending boredom, or find themselves suddenly paralyzed by the fear of hours on end in the women’s section of local department stores. In an effort to create a more pleasant mall […]

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Renzo Piano aims to revitalize a suburban shopping mall in Northern California

  For the last several years, Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has been quietly working in the Northern California city of San Ramon on a scheme that aims to reinvent the suburban shopping mall as a new kind urban typology. The project, City Center Bishop Ranch, would create a new interpretation of the shopping mall […]

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Cefla shopfitting challenge – design an innovative trolley

Cefla shopfitting challenge – design an innovative trolley New contest on Desall.com: Cefla relies on the community of Desall for the realisation of an innovative trolley with a compact size and a functional design, to offer to its clients a distinctive and characterising element inside their points of sale. For more info: http://bit.ly/CeflaShopfittingChallenge Timeline Submission […]

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SHoP Architects announced as winners of the 2016 Panerai Design Miami/ Visionary Award

New York-based SHoP Architects has been named as this year’s winners of the Panerai Design Miami/ Visionary Award. Now in its third year, the award recognized SHoP for their “bold, evocative architecture, philanthropic initiatives, sustainable development, and innovative practices/entrepreneurship.” As a result, the firm will get to see their installation, Flotsam & Jetsam built in […]

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Free House-Flipping Workshop (Mission Viejo)

The California Flipping Network will present a free two-hour workshop for Investors and Realtors on how to get started finding, financing, fixing, and flipping houses.  Featured speaker will be Lloyd Segal, author of “Flipping Houses” and named by the Wall Street Journal as “One of America’s Big Flippers.”  Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 am to […]

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SKYSCRAPER HALLOWEEN COSTUME WORKSHOP Family Program

Ready for Halloween? How about creating a giant, a piece of art, a commanding structure — or how about all three: a skyscraper! Join us on Saturday, October 22th and build your own Halloween costume. Dress up as a tall tower from around the world or create your own spooky structure to trick or treat […]

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Architect Talks: Gregg Pasquarelli of SHoP Architects

Hear SHoP Architects principal Gregg Pasquarelli talk through his most high profile projects. Founded in New York City in 1996, SHoP Architects has made a name for itself in designing large-scale projects that transform neighborhoods. From Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to Manhattan’s American Copper Buildings—connected by a three-story sky bridge—to their recent commission at the National […]

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NYC DCP to review plan for SHoP-designed supertall on Manhattan’s Lower East Side after all

In a surprising reversal, the Department of City Planning (DCP) will review JDS Development‘s plan to build a supertall in Manhattan’s Two Bridges neighborhood. Developers Roy Schoenberg and Gary Spindler (of Park-It Management) had planned to build on an adjacent site. The pair sued JDS in New York State Supreme Court recently, claiming that in […]

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