Posts tagged "United States"
Milstein Hall Ithaca, New York (2011)
The cantilever in architecture has long been a device used to offset and create drama, often through the use of contrasting material (a) and minimal support (b). Here, the cantilever projects to create useful coverage while announcing presence to the passer by.
(a) House 0405 Nicosia, Cyprus (2010)
(b) Utriai Residence Klaipėda, Lithuania (2006)
Architectural Bureau G.Natkevicius & Partners
Postcard House Kimberling City, MO (2011)
Here, the integration of design with systems and attention to detail creates a moment of pause that beautifully captures the imagination.
Rolling Huts Mazama, Washington (2007)
Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects
This mobile cabin effectively plays both actor and stage set (a), while allowing material and detail to develop character (b) rather than form.
(a) Red Guest Houses Moskovskaya Oblast, Russia (2004)
(b) Loblolly House Taylors Island, Michigan (2006)
Mintz Residence Cleveland, Ohio (2009)
Robert Maschke Architects
The Mintz Residence’s minimal disposition allows shadow and contrast to define character from afar (a), while beautifully designed moments create an intimate relationship with the pedestrian (b).
(a) C-House Cleveland, Ohio (2008)
Robert Maschke Architects
(b) Chapel of Nôtre Dame du Haut Ronchamp, France (1955)
Dogfish Head Brewery Milton, Deleware 2009
The Dogfish Head Brewery’s off-center addition unites client ideology, craft and detail to create a unique statement on a tight scedule (a). Here, public program is infused to create an adjacency that redefines the role of work/place in everday life and allows us to reexamine our relationship to built environment (b, c).
(a) Loblolly House Taylors Island, Maryland 2007
(b) TKTS Booth New York City, New York 2008
(c) BasketBar Utrecht, The Netherlands 2003
Road D Shelter Table Mountain, Washington
Workshop for Architecture l Design
290 Mulberry New York, New York (2009)
290 Mulberry is a contemporary reinterpretation of decorative brickwork (a), effectively mixing craft and innovation (b) on a large scale.
(a) Puck Building Manhattan, New York City (1885)
Albert and Herman Wagnar
(b) Alice H. Cook House Cornell University, Ithaca, New York (2004)
ALICE TULLY HALL, LINCOLN CENTER New York City, New York (2009)
Diller, Scofidio + Renfro Architects
Part The Whale (a) and part Contemporary Arts Center (b) with cues from the Copenhagen Harbour Bath (c), the new addition/renovation to the Juilliard School physically engages its urban context by lifting itself off the ground and extending the plaza into the building through the programming of the corner moment.
(a) THE WHALE Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2002)
de Architekten Cie
(b) CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER Cincinnati, Ohio (2003)
(c) COPENHAGEN HARBOUR BATH Copenhagen, Denmark (2003)
PLOT=(BIG + JDS)
TKTS BOOTH New York City, New York (2008)
This work beautifully functions as both commercial space and public amenity. The use of structural glazing has propelled this structure to the pages of Architectural Record and one can only hope that it shakes up the innovative quality of urban projects in the United States by large firms.
LIEB HOUSE Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island, New Jersey (1969)
Venturi and Scott Brown Associates
Saved by the Storefront of Art and Architecture from demolition in March of 2009, the Lieb House was relocated to Glen Cove, New York where it takes up new life as a guest house of another VSB home.
MUDD LEARNING CENTER Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio (1974)
Warner, Burns, Toan & Lundy Architects
The configuration of this Brutalist campus library affords space for slivers of light to filter between the walkway bridges to create a unique entry space and relationship to its affronting green space.
BORNHUETTER HALL The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio (2004)
As a remix of the standard double-loaded corridor housing type, Bornhuetter Hall embodies how material expression, coupled with rigorous detailing, can yield an intriguing design product in a conservative climate.
ASM INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERS Novelty, Ohio (1960)
John Terrence Kelly with Buckminster Fuller
The visit marked the first installment of the Regional Architecture Tour, which hopes to bring to light works off most emerging professional’s radar.
NEW YORK CITY HIGHIGHLINE New York City, New York (2009)
Field Operations with Diller Scofidio + Renfro
The recently completed New York City Highline project is a fresh take on the reuse of urban infrastructure as public space; between the landscape and details one can only hope it stands the test of time.