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More Park, Less Way: Improving Philadelphia's Parkway

00:00 - 22 August, 2013
More Park, Less Way: Improving Philadelphia's Parkway, © elPadawan
© elPadawan

In this article in the Wall Street Journal, a number of key players discuss the ongoing work to transform "the most elegant urban boulevard in the US", Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The parkway has been on a long journey from boulevard to highway, and thanks to a new plan entitled "More Park, Less Way", it could be on its way back, with a variety of plans to change the Parkway into a vibrant, more densely populated series of spaces with more amenities for local residents. You can read the full article here.

Museum of the Atacama Desert / Coz, Polidura & Volante Arquitectos

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
Museum of the Atacama Desert / Coz, Polidura & Volante Arquitectos, © Sergio Pirrone
© Sergio Pirrone

© CPVARQ © Karin Hofert © Karin Hofert © Sergio Pirrone +52

  • Architects

    Ramon Coz Rosenfeld, Marco Polidura Alvarez, Eugenia Soto Cellino, Ignacio Volante Negueruela
  • Location

    Av. Angamos 1307, Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Región de Antofagasta, Chile
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

Primary School De Vuurvogel / Grosfeld van der Velde Architecten

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
© René de Wit
© René de Wit
  • Architects

  • Location

    Eikstraat 11, 5038 ML Tilburg, The Netherlands
  • Project Architects

    Pascal Grosfeld, Martijn van Bentum
  • Design Team

    Arian van Loon, Jordy Pereira, Dimphy Rops-Klaassen
  • Area

    2040.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2011
  • Photographs

© René de Wit © René de Wit © René de Wit © René de Wit +27

Ring Celestial Bliss / J.J. Pan & Partners

00:00 - 22 August, 2013
Ring Celestial Bliss / J.J. Pan & Partners, Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners
Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners

Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners Courtesy of J.J. Pan & Partners +21

Petersen Automotive Museum Unveils Eye-Catching New Exterior by Kohn Pedersen Fox

00:00 - 22 August, 2013
Petersen Automotive Museum Unveils Eye-Catching New Exterior by Kohn Pedersen Fox, Courtesy of Petersen Automotive Museum
Courtesy of Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles has announced that it will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2014 with a redesign of its interior and a complete transformation of its exterior facade to create a "world class museum that will showcase the art, experience, culture and heritage of the automobile." The exterior design by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates will give the Petersen a truly unique and iconic look that will hopefully attract architecture and car enthusiasts alike.

More on the museum's drastic transformation after the break.

Cino Zucchi / Moleskine

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
Cino Zucchi / Moleskine

From the Publisher.This book, collecting sketches, maquettes, project drawings and notional references from architecture to science or music intermingled in graphic narratives, composes a highly autobiographical and layered manifesto. Theoretical ideas and architectural practice coexist systematically, tracing out Cino Zucchi's scientific and personal profile.

Cino Zucchi is Chair Professor of Architectural and Urban Design at the Politecnico di Milano and Visiting Professor at Harvard University. He's well known for his projects for the residential buildings in the former Junghans area of Venice and those of Nuovo Portello in Milan, and for the extension of the National Automobile Museum in Turin. Zucchi's various international awards include the Special Mention at the 13th Architecture Biennale (2012), the International Award Architecture in Stone (2009), the Piranesi Award (2001).

Jln Angin Laut / Hyla Architects

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
Jln Angin Laut / Hyla Architects, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell
  • Architects

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore
  • Main Contractor

    21 Construction Engineering Pte Ltd
  • Structural Engineer

    GNG Consultants Pte Ltd
  • Area

    582.14 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell +13

Mamelodi POD / Architecture for a Change

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
© Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD
© Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD

© Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD © Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD © Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD © Architecture for a Change (PTY)LTD +14

Crikvenica Center / NFO

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
© Ivan Dorotić
© Ivan Dorotić
  • Architects

  • Location

    Crikvenica, Croatia
  • Design Team

    Kata Marunica, Nenad Ravnić, Dijana Pavić, Tatjana Liktar, Tamara Marić
  • Area

    11974.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Ivan Dorotić © Ivan Dorotić © Ivan Dorotić © Ivan Dorotić +18

Desert Wing / Kendle Design

01:00 - 22 August, 2013
Desert Wing / Kendle Design, © Rick Brazil
© Rick Brazil
  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Architect in Charge

    Brent Kendle
  • Interiors

    Jack Wozniak
  • Area

    8300.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

© Rick Brazil © Rick Brazil © Rick Brazil © Rick Brazil +21

Networking/Happy Hour

00:00 - 21 August, 2013
Networking/Happy Hour , Courtesy of nycobaNOMA
Courtesy of nycobaNOMA

Taking place at the Daltile Design Gallery September 18th from 6:30pm-8:30pm EST, nycobaNOMA (New York Coalition of Black Architects & New York Chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects) will present Networking/Happy Hour which includes a Design Talk with Mark Gardner, principal of Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects (J/GA). The award-winning New York City-based studio is know for their expertise in designing high-end commercial and residential buildings and interiors, furnishing and objects. Gardner will speak about the office’s current works, endeavors, and project installations. For more information, please visit here.

AALON / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
AALON / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners, © Jean-Luc Laloux
© Jean-Luc Laloux

© Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux © Jean-Luc Laloux +31

Residence Zoetermeer / Maxim Winkelaar Architects

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
Residence Zoetermeer / Maxim Winkelaar Architects, Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis
Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis
  • Architects

  • Location

    Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Maxim Winkelaar and Bob Ronday
  • Engineer

    Van Rossum Bouwkunde
  • Contractor

    Bouwbedrijf Hempelmann
  • Area

    523.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis

Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis Courtesy of Maxim Winkelaar Architects & ©Nelis +16

Kings Park / Donaldson + Warn

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
Kings Park / Donaldson + Warn, © D-Max Photography
© D-Max Photography
  • Architects

  • Location

    Kings Park, Australia
  • Project Director

    Geoff Warn
  • Project Leader

    Daniel Grinceri, Steven Postmus
  • Project Architect

    Daniel Grinceri
  • Interior Architects/Designer

    Jennifer Vos
  • Architectural Graduate

    Talya Mossenson, Dean Ismail, Adam Reynolds
  • Assistants

    Robert Hutchinson
  • Area

    7500.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

© D-Max Photography © D-Max Photography © D-Max Photography © D-Max Photography +19

Manor Doorn / Maxim Winkelaar + Bob Ronday

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
© Chiel de Nooyer
© Chiel de Nooyer
  • Architects

  • Location

    3941 Doorn, The Netherlands
  • Design Team

    Maxim Winkelaar, Bob Ronday and Jurgen van Denderen
  • Area

    360.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

© Chiel de Nooyer © Chiel de Nooyer © Chiel de Nooyer © Chiel de Nooyer +11

Restaurant "Odessa" / YOD Design Lab

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
Restaurant "Odessa" / YOD Design Lab, © Andrey Avdeenko
© Andrey Avdeenko
  • Architects

  • Location

    Chervonoarmiyska street, Kotsyubyns'ke, Kyivs'ka oblast, Ukraine
  • Creative Director

    Volodymyr Nepyivoda
  • Art Director

    Dmitriy Bonesko
  • Designer

    Volodymyr Nepyivoda, Dmitriy Bonesko
  • Graphic Designer

    Ilya Nepravda
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Andrey Avdeenko © Andrey Avdeenko © Andrey Avdeenko © Andrey Avdeenko +19

Business Premise / Ksg Architekten

01:00 - 21 August, 2013
Business Premise / Ksg Architekten, © Yohan Zerdoun
© Yohan Zerdoun
  • Architects

  • Location

    Tegernseer Landstraße 64, 81541 Munich, Germany
  • Area

    6800.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

© Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun © Yohan Zerdoun +8

ONO Corporate Headquarters / ACXT

00:00 - 21 August, 2013
ONO Corporate Headquarters / ACXT, © Miguel de Guzmán
© Miguel de Guzmán
  • Architects

  • Location

    Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Architect in Charge

    Borja Aróstegui Chapa, Jose Luis Álvarez Teixeira, Ana Peigneux
  • Project Director

    Ana Diaz González
  • Project Architects

    Ana Diaz González, Javier Álvarez de Tomás
  • Project Management

    Ana Díaz González, Javier Álvarez de Tomás
  • Area

    13750.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Courtesy of ACXT Arquitectos © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán © Miguel de Guzmán +34