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Owensboro-Davies County Convention Center / Trahan Architects

14:00 - 13 December, 2016
Owensboro-Davies County Convention Center / Trahan Architects, © Timothy Hursley
© Timothy Hursley

© Timothy Hursley              © Timothy Hursley              © Timothy Hursley              © Timothy Hursley              +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Owensboro, KY, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Victor F. “Trey” Trahan III, Brad McWhirter, Leigh Breslau
  • Area

    169000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

BIG Unveils Mixed-Use Concrete Superstructure for Los Angeles' Arts District

14:10 - 12 December, 2016
BIG Unveils Mixed-Use Concrete Superstructure for Los Angeles' Arts District, Courtesy of BIG
Courtesy of BIG

BIG has revealed plans for a 2.6 million square foot (242,000 square meter) mixed-use complex in LA’s burgeoning Arts District. Called 670 Mesquit, the project will take the form of a series of stepped boxes containing 800,000 square feet of office space, 250 residential units and two hotels. The development will mark BIG’s first project in Los Angeles.

Courtesy of BIG Courtesy of BIG Courtesy of BIG Courtesy of BIG +33

AD Classics: Trylon and Perisphere / Harrison and Fouilhoux

04:00 - 11 December, 2016
AD Classics: Trylon and Perisphere / Harrison and Fouilhoux, Courtesy of Flickr user Richard under CC BY 2.0
Courtesy of Flickr user Richard under CC BY 2.0

With the onset of the Great Depression in the 1930s, the great World’s Fairs that had been held around the globe since the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 lost much of their momentum. With the specter of another global conflict looming like a stormcloud on the horizon in the latter half of the decade, prospects for the future only grew darker. It was in this air of uncertainty and fear that the gleaming white Trylon and Perisphere of the 1939 New York World’s Fair made their debuts, the centerpiece of an exhibition that presented a vision of hope for things to come.

Image via MetMuseum.org (Public Domain) A quarter section of the Perisphere reveals its steel skeletal structure. ImageImage via nyworldsfaircollections.tumblr.com (Public Domain) Image via nyworldsfaircollections.tumblr.com (Public Domain) The Helicline connected the Trylon and Perisphere and allowed visitors to make their way back to the ground from six stories up +8

NorthEdge / Perkins+Will

13:00 - 10 December, 2016
NorthEdge / Perkins+Will, © Lara Swimmer
© Lara Swimmer

© Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer © Lara Swimmer +12

  • Architects

  • Location

    Seattle, WA, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Kay Kornovich, Erik Mott, Gavin Smith, Ed Palushock, Nathan Williams
  • Area

    210.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Biotrial North American Headquarters / Francis Cauffman

15:00 - 9 December, 2016
Biotrial North American Headquarters / Francis Cauffman, © Chris Cooper
© Chris Cooper

© Chris Cooper            © Chris Cooper            © Chris Cooper            © Chris Cooper            +17

  • Architects

  • Location

    Newark, NJ, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    James Crispino, Matthew Leonard, Kasia Zielonka, Shawn Marren
  • Area

    70000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine / Centerbrook Architects & Planners

15:00 - 8 December, 2016
Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine / Centerbrook Architects & Planners, © Derek Hayn
© Derek Hayn

© Robert Benson © Derek Hayn © Robert Benson © Robert Benson +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Farmington, CT, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Centerbrook Architects & Planners (shell & core) and Tsoi/Kobus & Associates (interior architecture, lab planning and design)
  • Area

    189000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Meadow House / Malcolm Davis Architecture

13:00 - 8 December, 2016
Meadow House / Malcolm Davis Architecture, © Joe Fletcher
© Joe Fletcher

© Joe Fletcher              © Joe Fletcher              © Joe Fletcher              © Joe Fletcher              +13

AD Classics: University of Virginia / Thomas Jefferson

04:00 - 8 December, 2016
AD Classics: University of Virginia / Thomas Jefferson, © Larry Harris
© Larry Harris

The end of the War of 1812 left the young United States of America awash with nationalist fervor. In the following years, the world’s first modern republic experienced unprecedented growth and prosperity; it was not without reason that the period came to be known as the “Era of Good Feelings.”[1] It was into this epoch of unbridled national pride that Thomas Jefferson, one of the country’s founding fathers and its third President, introduced his master plan for the University of Virginia: an architectural manifestation of the Enlightenment and republican ideals he had helped cultivate.

Ground floor plan and elevation of the Rotunda. ImageCourtesy of Wikimedia user Fæ Pavilion X was the only pavilion of the ten to feature Corinthian design elements. ImageCourtesy of US Library of Congress (Public Domain) Courtesy of US Library of Congress (Public Domain) Courtesy of US Library of Congress (Public Domain) +37

The University of Kansas DeBruce Center for the Original Rules of Basketball / Gould Evans

15:00 - 7 December, 2016
The University of Kansas DeBruce Center for the Original Rules of Basketball / Gould Evans, © Steve Hall
© Steve Hall

© Steve Hall © Steve Hall © Steve Hall © Steve Hall +31

  • Architects

  • Location

    1647 Naismith Dr, Lawrence, KS 66044, United States
  • Project Designers

    John Wilkins, Managing Principal; Steve Vukelich, Project Architect; Kelly Dreyer, Project Designer; Tony Rohr, Design Principal; Sean Zaudke, Architect; Jonathan Holley, Architect
  • Area

    48000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

AD Classics: Space Needle / John Graham & Company

04:00 - 7 December, 2016
Courtesy of Wikimedia user Rattlhed (Public Domain)
Courtesy of Wikimedia user Rattlhed (Public Domain)

The opening of the Century 21 Exposition on April 21, 1962 transformed the image of Seattle and the American Northwest in the eyes of the world. The region, which had been known until that point more for its natural resources than as a cultural capital, established a new reputation as a center of emergent technologies and aerospace design. This new identity was embodied by the centerpiece of the exposition: the Space Needle, a slender assemblage of steel and reinforced concrete which became—and remains—Seattle’s most iconic landmark.[1]

The Space Needle under construction before its opening in April 1962. ImageCourtesy of Seattle Municipal Archives (Public Domain) Courtesy of Wikimedia user Cacophony (Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0) A 1962 cutaway drawing of the Space Needle's tophouse. ImageCourtesy of Flickr user James Vaughan (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) This sketched rendering of the Space Needle dates to April 1961 – one year before its opening. ImageCourtesy of Seattle Municipal Archives (Public Domain) +7

Larson Bergquist / Salmela Architect

11:00 - 6 December, 2016
Larson Bergquist / Salmela Architect, © Paul Crosby
© Paul Crosby

© Paul Crosby          © Paul Crosby          © Paul Crosby          © Paul Crosby          +32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Schroeder, MN, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    David D. Salmela FAIA
  • Area

    1400.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs

Re-Constructivist Architecture

05:00 - 6 December, 2016
Re-Constructivist Architecture, Casa Cecchini a S. Maria di Galeria, Roma, 1971 - A. Anselmi (with C. Giannini) - edited by Warehouse of Architecture and Research with Valentino Danilo Matteis
Casa Cecchini a S. Maria di Galeria, Roma, 1971 - A. Anselmi (with C. Giannini) - edited by Warehouse of Architecture and Research with Valentino Danilo Matteis

Ierimonti Gallery New York is pleased to present Re-Constructivist Architecture, curated by Jacopo Costanzo and Giovanni Cozzani with Giulia Leone and promoted by the Scientific Technical Committee of Casa dell'Architettura in collaboration with Consulta Giovani Roma. The exhibition will feature the work of thirteen international emerging architecture firms, aiming to portray a generation of architects born in the ‘80s: a countertrend that tries to recover a debate lost years ago and obstructed by a cumbersome star system.

XOCO 325 / DDG

15:00 - 5 December, 2016
XOCO 325 / DDG, © Bruce Damonte
© Bruce Damonte

© Robert Granoff © Bruce Damonte © Bruce Damonte © Robert Granoff +17

AD Classics: Empire State Building / Shreve, Lamb and Harmon

04:00 - 5 December, 2016
AD Classics: Empire State Building / Shreve, Lamb and Harmon, (2005). Image © Wikimedia user robertpaulyoung (licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0)
(2005). Image © Wikimedia user robertpaulyoung (licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0)

Even in Manhattan—a sea of skyscrapers—the Empire State Building towers over its neighbours. Since its completion in 1931 it has been one of the most iconic architectural landmarks in the United States, standing as the tallest structure in the world until the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center were constructed in Downtown Manhattan four decades later. Its construction in the early years of the Great Depression, employing thousands of workers and requiring vast material resources, was driven by more than commercial interest: the Empire State Building was to be a monument to the audacity of the United States of America, “a land which reached for the sky with its feet on the ground.”[1]

Image via Wikimedia (Public Domain). ImageLaying of the tower's foundations The pinnacle of the tower. Image © Wikimedia user David Corby (licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0) Image via Wikimedia (Public Domain). ImageUnder construction Image via Wikimedia (Public Domain). ImageUnder construction +6

Easton City Hall / Spillman Farmer Architects

17:00 - 2 December, 2016
Easton City Hall / Spillman Farmer Architects, © Halkin Mason Photography
© Halkin Mason Photography

© Halkin Mason Photography © Halkin Mason Photography © Halkin Mason Photography © Halkin Mason Photography +27

Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation / LMS Architects

18:00 - 1 December, 2016
Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation  / LMS Architects, © Tim Griffith
© Tim Griffith

© Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith © Tim Griffith +28

  • Architects

  • Location

    United States, Space Sciences Laboratory at University of California, 7 Gauss Way, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
  • Area

    24000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Paranoia Man in a Rat Fink Room

00:45 - 1 December, 2016
Paranoia Man in a Rat Fink Room, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Storefront for Art and Architecture, in collaboration with the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), has commissioned Jonah Freeman and Justin Lowe to create Paranoia Man in a Rat Fink Room at Storefront's gallery space. The exhibit opened on November 8, 2016, with special preview performances from November 2 - 6, 2016 during the NYCF. Paranoia Man in a Rat Fink Room continues after the festival with events and discussions curated by Storefront through February 18, 2017.

Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2017

00:30 - 1 December, 2016
Australian Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2017, Courtesy of Unknown
Courtesy of Unknown

Attracting a wide array of speakers from a multitude of structural and architectural fields from across the globe, this cutting edge industry event provides a unique opportunity for delegates to shape the future of the Australian skyline in years to come.