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Clark Nexsen Wins Activate Urban Housing Design Competition With a Food-centered Vision

08:00 - 26 August, 2016
Clark Nexsen Wins Activate Urban Housing Design Competition With a Food-centered Vision, Courtesy of Clark Nexsen
Courtesy of Clark Nexsen

Clark Nexsen has won the international Activate Urban Housing Design Competition with its proposal for an urban dwelling on South Mint Street in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. The design, entitled Mint, focuses on connectivity and neighborhood and includes residential, retail, and open green spaces. 

Conceived as a catalyst for a culinary district, Mint aims to create a new urban living and working space, in which the connectivity of food-centered entrepreneurial enterprises fosters a sense of community.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art / Mario Botta

01:00 - 5 July, 2014
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art / Mario Botta, © Joel Lassiter
© Joel Lassiter

© Enrico Cano © Enrico Cano © Enrico Cano © Enrico Cano +16

  • Architects

  • Location

    420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, USA
  • Partner Architect

    Wagner Murray Architects PA, Charlotte
  • Area

    2490.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory

00:00 - 1 February, 2014
Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory

Mario Botta: Architecture and Memory is an exhibition spanning the 50-year career of internationally acclaimed architect Mario Botta, the designer of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art building and one of the century's most fundamental contributors to postmodern architecture. 

Solar Decathlon 2013: UNC Charlotte Wins "People's Choice"

01:00 - 21 October, 2013
Solar Decathlon 2013: UNC Charlotte Wins "People's Choice", © Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon
© Jason Flakes/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

The people have spoken: UNC Charlotte’s 2013 Solar Decathlon entry, UrbanEden has won the “People’s Choice Award.” Designed as an urban infill project for a couple in Charlotte, North Carolina, the net-zero solar-powered home defines itself by establishing a strong indoor and outdoor connection in the middle of the city. By enclosing the back deck with a seven-foot tall vertical garden and integrating a high-performance glass wall along the home’s south side, dwellers are presented with the unlikely option of privately enjoying the outdoors within a dense urban context. 

NASCAR Hall of Fame / Pei Cobb Freed & Partners

01:00 - 28 June, 2011
NASCAR Hall of Fame / Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, © Paul Warchol
© Paul Warchol

© Peter Brentlinger © Peter Brentlinger © Peter Brentlinger © Peter Brentlinger +23

  • Architects

  • Location

    Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
  • Associate Architect For Office Tower

    LS3P Associates Ltd.
  • Exhibit Design

    Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Inc.
  • Structural Engineer

    Leslie E. Robertson Associates, R.L.L.P.
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Engineer

    Jaros Baum & Bolles
  • Lighting

    Cosentini Associates / One Lux Studio
  • Area

    700000.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

Help us with our upcoming Architecture City Guide: Charlotte, North Carolina

18:00 - 8 June, 2011

We want to try a new bottom-up approach to our Architecture City Guides and we need your help. To make the City Guides much more engaging we are asking for your input on which designs should comprise our weekly list of 12. In order for this to work we will need you, our readers, to suggest a few of your favorite modern/contemporary buildings for the upcoming city guide in the comment section below. Along with your suggestions we ask that you provide a link to a Flickr image you took of the building that we can use, the address of the building, and the architect. From that we will select the top 12 most recommended buildings. Hopefully this method will help bring to our attention smaller well done projects that only locals truly know. With that in mind we do not showcase private single-family residences for obvious reasons.

Revolution Park Sports Academy / Neighboring Concepts

01:00 - 26 November, 2010
Revolution Park Sports Academy / Neighboring Concepts, © Unknown photographer
© Unknown photographer

© Unknown photographer © Unknown photographer © Unknown photographer © Unknown photographer +10