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Salem Harbor Station / COOKFOX

01:00 - 23 December, 2013
Salem Harbor Station / COOKFOX, © COOKFOX
© COOKFOX

The Salem Harbor Station, built between 1948 and 1951, is a coal fired power station which occupies a 65-acre site in Salem, Massachusetts. One of the region’s dirtiest coal- and oil-burning power generators, the 748 megawatt station sits within the historical maritime hub of Salem’s waterfront. The facility is topped by three towering smokestacks that pierce the skyline, and can be seen from many parts of Salem as well as the neighboring communities of Beverly and Marblehead. 

Learn more about the station's transformation after the break...

Friends Center at Angkor Hospital for Children / COOKFOX

13:00 - 5 November, 2012
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© COOKFOX Architects

The Friends Center at Angkor Hospital for Children was designed by COOKFOX Architects as an accessory to the existing Angkor Hospital founded by Kenro Izu.  The pediatric care facility provides free, quality medical services to over 500,000 patients in Siem Reap, Cambodia while also training health care professionals.  The center is an outreach pavilion to welcome visitors to the hospital without compromising patient privacy.  The center is a space of exchange where visitors, learning about the program may also experience elements of Cambodia’s heritage through exhibitions of art work and the architecture itself.

Historic Front Street / COOKFOX

01:00 - 31 July, 2012
Historic Front Street / COOKFOX, © Cook+Fox Architects
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The Hegeman / Cook + Fox

13:00 - 25 July, 2012
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The Hegeman, designed by Cook + Fox Architects,  is a residential community in Brownsville, Brooklyn that provides housing for low-income and formerly homeless individuals. Developed by Common Ground Community – an innovative non-profit whose mission is to end homelessness – the Hegeman Residence will also provide a range of on-site social services in a model known as supportive housing. For a little bit of context, Brownsville has the highest concentration of NYCHA (New York City Housing Authority) developments in New York City. A wave of arson in the 1970s destroyed most of the residential structures; Brownsville is just one of the many neighborhoods that were affected. The urban renewal that followed rebuilt many homes and designated them as low-income housing. The community has had many problems since associated with poverty, including crime and drug addiction, as well as low test scores and high truancy rates in the education system.

More after the break.

401 W 14th Street / COOKFOX

01:00 - 20 July, 2012
401 W 14th Street / COOKFOX, Courtesy of Cook + Fox.
Courtesy of Cook + Fox.
  • Architects

  • Location

    401 W 14th St, New York, NY 10014, USA
  • Architect

    Cook+Fox Architects
  • Client

    Taconic Investment Partners
  • Area

    37030.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Cook + Fox., Bilyana Dimitrova

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641 Avenue of the Americas / COOKFOX

01:00 - 5 July, 2012
641 Avenue of the Americas / COOKFOX, ©  Cook+Fox Architects
©  Cook+Fox Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    New York, NY
  • Mep Engineer

     Flack+Kurtz, Inc.
  • Lighting Consultant

     Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design, Inc.
  • Green Roof Consultant

    Green Roof Blocks/Green Paks
  • HVAC Controls Consultant

    Trane New York
  • Graphic Desing Consultant

    Doyle Partners
  • Code Consultant

    JAM Consultants, Inc.
  • Client

    Cook+Fox Architects LLP
  • Size

    12,121 SF
  • General Contractor

    Stephens Construction
  • Millwork

    Woodweave Furniture Company
  • Commissioning Agent

    Jaros, Baum, and Bolles
  • LEED Certification

    Platinum
  • Project Year

    2006
  • Photographs

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Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park / Cook + Fox Architects

13:00 - 27 June, 2012
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© Cook+Fox Architects

The Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park in midtown New York, designed by Cook + Fox Architects, is the first commercial high-rise to achieve LEED Platinum certification.  The design and high performance of this building is intended to set a new standard for commercial construction and for the office-work environment.  By focusing on ways to emphasize daylight, fresh air and a connection to the outdoors, the architects redefine the parameters of the skyscraper as more than a glass box.

More on the strategies implemented in this project after the break.

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2012 AIA Housing Awards for Architecture

13:00 - 1 June, 2012
Nakahouse / XTEN Architecture - Courtesy of the AIA © Steve King
Nakahouse / XTEN Architecture - Courtesy of the AIA © Steve King

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 10 recipients of the 2012 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards Program, now in its 12th 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 spirit and a valuable national resource.

Continue after the break to view the 2012 recipients.

Live Work Home / COOKFOX

01:00 - 1 December, 2011
Live Work Home / COOKFOX, © Cook + Fox Architects
© Cook + Fox Architects
  • Architects

  • Location

    New York, United States
  • Sustainable Construction Consultant

    Northeast Green Building Consulting, LLC
  • Structural Engineer

    Severud Associates
  • Client

    Home HeadQuarters, Inc.
  • Environmental Consultant

    Terrapin Bright Green, LLC
  • Photographs

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