AD Round Up: Interviews Part IV

We’ve been featuring a lot of great interviews lately that you need to check out! So here’s our last five: Philip Enquist, Steve Dumez, SO-IL, Michael Graves, and Chad Oppenheim after the break!

AD Interviews: Philip Enquist, SOM
When I visited Chicago, I had to visit one of the key actors on shaping a city that breaths architecture, from big part of the skyline to the Millenium Park: SOM. I have visited SOM before, to interview Craig Hartman at the San Francisco office, but Chicago was were it all started back in 1936 with Louis Skidmore and Nathaniel Owings, and John O. Merrill who joined in 1939 (read more…)

AD Interviews: Steve Dumez / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
During the AIA convention in Miami we had the chance to interview Steve Dumez, Design Director at Nola-based firm Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, who received his FAIA during the event. Steve is the “design guru” at EDR, overseeing the design of all projects from concept to construction documents, and according to the firm “his hand sketches in the early phases of design are invaluable” (read more…)

AD Interviews: SO-IL, Solid Objectives Idenburg Liu
During this summer SO-IL (Solid Objectives Idenburg Liu) took the stage. First, the Brooklyn based firm won the P.S.1 Competition for this summer with Pole Dance, an interactive performing installation. Then a few weeks after we presented you Flockr, the main pavilion for the Get It Louder festival in Beijing (read more…)

AD Interviews: Michael Graves
While in Chicago earlier this year I had the chance to interview an amazing architect: Michael Graves. Michael Graves has played an influential role in architecture, often credited as moving the profession in America from abstract modernism to post-modernism. His designs communicate a clear point of view reflecting a sense of playfulness with sophistication (read more…)

AD Interviews: Chad Oppenheim
While in Miami for the 2010 AIA Convention we had the chance to visit Chad Oppenheim, founder of Oppenheim Architecture + Design. The firm specializes in world class hospitality, residential and mixed-use design, with a focus on sustainability. Some of these works include a villa in Dellis Cay for Mandarin Oriental, Villa Allegra, the COR Tower (read more…)

Cite: Jordana, Sebastian. "AD Round Up: Interviews Part IV" 09 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 19 Dec 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=88020>