Architecture

James Cohan Gallery Presents Alison Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition

James Cohan Gallery Presents Alison Elizabeth Taylor Exhibition

American artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor returns to James Cohan Gallery for her third solo gallery exhibition. Entitled Foreclosed, this exhibition is open through June 19th, 2010. Taylor has become well-known for reinvigorating the Renaissance craft of marquetry, or intarsia wood inlay, a medium once made popular during the unprecedented age of luxury of Louis XIV’s […]

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The American Institute of Architects Select 18 Recipients for the 2010 Housing Awards

The American Institute of Architects Select 18 Recipients for the 2010 Housing Awards

Washington, D.C. – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the 18 recipients of the 2010 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards Program, now in its tenth year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human […]

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Robbrecht and Daem: Pacing Through Architecture at Whitechapel Gallery

Flemish architects Paul Robbrecht and Hilde Daem of Robbrecht en Daem Architecten have a poetic approach to buildings. Embracing the intimate and the modest, their projects are defined by natural materials and simplicity of colour. Sudden openings onto exhilarating views act as flowing, ephemeral presences which guide visitors through the spaces they create. Describing architecture […]

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Design and Architecture Projects Exhibition at The Design Museum

This exhibition showcases a range of design and architecture projects that explore the most important issues associated with sustainability. Celebrated through a selection of pioneering and forward thinking design approaches, this exhibition places sustainable design centre stage, focusing on how design can lead the way and make a positive contribution towards a more sustainable future. […]

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QATAR MUSEUMS AUTHORITY UNVEILS JEAN NOUVEL DESIGN AND MULTIFACETED EXHIBITIONS PROGRAM FOR THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR

QATAR MUSEUMS AUTHORITY UNVEILS JEAN NOUVEL DESIGN AND MULTIFACETED EXHIBITIONS PROGRAM FOR THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF QATAR

Marking the next stage of its program to develop Qatar into a hub of culture and communications for the Gulf region and the world, the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) today revealed its plans for the new National Museum of Qatar, as expressed in a striking and evocative design by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel. National […]

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Selections from the Heinz Architectural Center at Carnegie Museum of Art

Home is a word dense with personal and social meaning, and one that conjures images of everything from a stately mansion, to an apartment building, to a child’s treetop refuge. More than simply a house, a home is at once the focus of domestic aspirations and the outward expression of them, however modest or grand. […]

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Design Museum Holon Award Winning Building by Ron Arad Architects Opened

Design Museum Holon Award Winning Building by Ron Arad Architects Opened

Following four years of construction, Design Museum Holon has opened. The award-winning building by Ron Arad Architects, is constructed of five sinuous bands of varying shades of COR-TEN (weathered steel), Design Museum Holon is Arad’s first architectural project of this scale and the pinnacle of a sixteen-year urban regeneration programme, a process which is transforming […]

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Darwin Centre Nominated for Art Fund Prize

The Darwin Centre building, including its spectacular 8-storey concrete cocoon, was opened on September 2009 at an event with HRH Prince William of Wales and Sir David Attenborough. Visitors can explore world-class science in the Darwin Centre through amazing specimens, exciting displays and interactions with real scientists at work. There are also 20 million insect […]

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Steven Holl Architects Wins First Prize in International Tourism Complex Competition in Hangzhou, China

New York, NY: – Steven Holl Architects has been awarded first prize in the design competition to redevelop the site of the oxygen and boiler plants in Hangzhou, China. Steven Holl Architects’ design won first place, Herzog & de Meuron won 2nd place, and David Chipperfield Architects was selected as 3rd place winner by a […]

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