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3DS Culinary / Oyler Wu Collaborative

20:00 - 29 February, 2016
© Scott Mayoral
© Scott Mayoral
  • Architects

  • Location

    Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Project Team (Design and Fabrication)

    Dwayne Oyler, Jenny Wu, Lung Chi Chang, Harrison Steinbuch, Hans Koesters, Yaohua Wang, Sanjay Sukie, Zack Matthews, Po Yao Shih, Tony Morey, Joshua Ehrlich, Junda Xiang, Sebastian Medina, Jacques Lesec, Albert Chavez, Kevin Murray, James Choe, Cynthia Abi-Naked, Jui Hong Weng
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

    Scott Mayoral, Courtesy of Unknown

© Scott Mayoral © Scott Mayoral © Scott Mayoral © Scott Mayoral +17

MAIN EVENT 12: SCI-Arc at The Sound

18:00 - 28 February, 2016
MAIN EVENT 12: SCI-Arc at The Sound

 

Each year, MAIN EVENT brings together leading architects and designers, developers, contractors, architectural patrons and philanthropists, as well as SCI-Arc alumni, to raise scholarship funds for SCI-Arc students. SCI-Arc's signature MAIN EVENT program to be hosted this spring is the first under SCI-Arc's new director, Hernan Diaz Alonso. Sponsorship and tickets available online at sciarc.edu/mainevent

Overlook Guest House / Schwartz and Architecture

13:00 - 28 February, 2016
Overlook Guest House / Schwartz and Architecture, © Matthew Millman
© Matthew Millman

© Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman +18

The Art of Architecture: LEGO Sculptures by Adam Reed Tucker, with Photographs by J. Hunt Harris II

14:00 - 27 February, 2016
The Art of Architecture: LEGO Sculptures by Adam Reed Tucker, with Photographs by J. Hunt Harris II, © Figge Art Museum
© Figge Art Museum

Architect Adam Reed Tucker’s LEGO® models of architectural landmarks are currently on display at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa. Featuring everything from the Empire State Building to the Burj Khalifa, the models are built using only the “simplest bricks and hinges.”

Noe House / Studio VARA

13:00 - 26 February, 2016
Noe House / Studio VARA, © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte +13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA, United States
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Hillside Residence / Alterstudio Architecture

09:00 - 26 February, 2016
Hillside Residence / Alterstudio Architecture, © Casey Dunn
© Casey Dunn

© Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn © Casey Dunn +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Austin, TX, United States
  • Design Team

    Kevin Alter; Ernesto Cragnolino, FAIA; Tim Whitehill
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

Show Sugi Ban House / Schwartz and Architecture

17:00 - 25 February, 2016
Show Sugi Ban House / Schwartz and Architecture, © Matthew Millman
© Matthew Millman

© Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman © Matthew Millman +36

Box on the Rock / Schwartz and Architecture

13:00 - 25 February, 2016
Box on the Rock / Schwartz and Architecture, © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

© Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte +36

Talk & Book Signing: Smart Economic Development through Enterprise Pollinators

12:37 - 25 February, 2016
Talk & Book Signing: Smart Economic Development through Enterprise Pollinators, Arno Hesse co-founded of Bernal Bucks, a local debit card issued by a credit union in San Francisco. Image © Bay Citizen
Arno Hesse co-founded of Bernal Bucks, a local debit card issued by a credit union in San Francisco. Image © Bay Citizen

Should urban economic development continue to “attract and retain” nonlocal business? Absolutely not, argues economist and attorney Michael Shuman in his latest book, The Local Economy Solution (Chelsea Green, 2015). Instead, cities should spread self-financing “pollinator” enterprises that nurture locally owned businesses through local planning, entrepreneurship, partnerships, purchasing, and investment. Shuman signs copies of the book after his talk. This talk is offered as part of Smart Growth programming. 1.0 LU HSW (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (LA CES)

Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Iñaki Ábalos + Renata Sentkiewicz

12:07 - 25 February, 2016
Dallas Architecture Forum Presents Iñaki Ábalos + Renata Sentkiewicz

Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization for everyone interested in learning about and improving the architecture, design, landscape and urban fabric of the North Texas region is pleased to continue its 2015-16 Lecture Season with outstanding architect Iñaki Ábalos, Chair of the Department of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Co-Founder and Partner of Abalos+Sentkiewicz Arquitectos in Boston and Madrid, with Renata Sentkiewicz,Co-Founder and Partner at A + S and Design Critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Their projects and built work are internationally recognized and have been the subject of 15 individual exhibitions and many collective exhibitions in the most prestigious centers in London, Paris, New York and Venice.

Santiago Calatrava's WTC Transportation Hub to Open Next Week

12:00 - 25 February, 2016
Santiago Calatrava's WTC Transportation Hub to Open Next Week, via WTC Progress
via WTC Progress

Half of Santiago Calatrava's $4 billion World Trade Center Transportation Hub is set to "quietly" open next week, according to a report by Crain's New York. Heavily criticized for being seven years overdue and twice its original cost, the public project has been labeled a "symbol of excess" by some and a "legacy project" by others. Despite the criticism, its 355-foot-long operable "Oculus" is "breathtaking" says New York Times reporter David Dunlap. 

“It is necessary,” Calatrava told Dunlap, “that public space prevail... A balance is struck at Grand Central Terminal, and it will be here." 

Garden Street Residence / Pavonetti Architecture

13:00 - 23 February, 2016
Garden Street Residence / Pavonetti Architecture, © Amanda Kirkpatrick
© Amanda Kirkpatrick

© Amanda Kirkpatrick © Amanda Kirkpatrick © Amanda Kirkpatrick © Amanda Kirkpatrick +17

CanstructionLA 2016

19:30 - 22 February, 2016
CanstructionLA 2016

For a decade, Los Angeles architects, designers, builders, and engineers have joined forces to create innovative structures meant for feeding, not housing. They will again design large-scale structures made entirely of canned foods for the 10th Annual CanstructionLA design/build competition to benefit the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. CanstructionLA has donated more than 300,000 cans of food to help feed people since 2006.

Watch Bucky Fuller Debate Hans Hollein at Storefront For Art and Architecture's "Closed Worlds" Conference

18:00 - 22 February, 2016
Watch Bucky Fuller Debate Hans Hollein at Storefront For Art and Architecture's "Closed Worlds" Conference

On Saturday, February 27th, Storefront for Art and Architecture and The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union will jointly present a public conference, Closed World: Encounters That Never Happened. Presenters and discussants will engage in debate and discussion and the history and future of closed systems in architecture and design. 
The format of this conference invites participants to impersonate a historical figures who have been major contributors to the discourse of closed systems. Figures include Reyner Banham, Buckminster Fuller, Hans Hollein, Neil Armstrong, Jacques Cousteau, and Walt Disney, among others.

Tour: United States Coast Guard Headquarters

14:45 - 22 February, 2016
Tour: United States Coast Guard Headquarters, © James Steinkamp Photography
© James Steinkamp Photography

Tour the new U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters on the west campus of historic St. Elizabeths, featuring an 11-story office building providing nearly 1.2 million square feet of office and support space for 3,860 employees, a separate central utility plant, and two seven-story parking garages. The building, designed by Perkins + Will, Andropogon Associates, and HOK, keeps a low profile on the historic campus while scoring high on design aesthetic, user experience, and client-mandated requirements. The building is LEED(r) Gold certified.

Infrastructure Space: LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction

09:15 - 22 February, 2016
Infrastructure Space: LafargeHolcim Forum for Sustainable Construction

Since infrastructure is the embodiment of long-term investments, its impact in determining the organization of flows extends well into the future, both for developed and developing countries. Whereas the former are confronted with the need to maintain and renew highways, electrical grids, sewage systems, and the like, the latter are scrambling to meet the needs of their own expanding populations. In both cases, massive investments for retrofitting or for new infrastructure are key to sustaining the human habitat. This topic: “Infrastructure Space” will be the focus of the 5th International Forum for Sustainable Construction in Detroit, USA from April 7 to April 9, 2016.

Lutheran Church of Hope Ankeny / BNIM

13:00 - 21 February, 2016
Lutheran Church of Hope Ankeny / BNIM, © Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing
© Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing

© Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing © Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing © Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing © Nick Merrick | Hedrich Blessing +18

Voyager Espresso / Only If

17:00 - 19 February, 2016
Voyager Espresso / Only If, © Michael Vahrenwald/Esto
© Michael Vahrenwald/Esto

© Michael Vahrenwald/Esto © Michael Vahrenwald/Esto © Michael Vahrenwald/Esto © Michael Vahrenwald/Esto +12