VIDEO: Ruth and Richard Rogers’ London Home

 

In one of the latest short films from Nowness, director Matthew Donaldson explores the home of Ruth and Richard Rogers in ’s Chelsea. What appears to be a typical Georgian terrace from the outside, complete with “a resplendent facade in brick with uniform windows and smart stucco”, opens up into a bold, colourful and homely series of internal spaces that could only belong to .

Chelsea Market Upzoning Approved by NYC Council

Plans for Market along 10th Avenue; Courtesy of Jamestown Properties. Via Architect’s Newspaper

Construction has exploded along the High Line ever since it opened: condos hover over the rehabilitated track and look out onto the Hudson, while the new location of the Whitney Museum is making headway on the southern end of the park as Google moves into its NYC headquarters to a building just a few short blows away.  Now, the historic Chelsea Market may be looking at a facelift following approval from the Council for increasing density in the building by developers, Jamestown Properties. The proposed vertical extension, which has made a brief appearance on a few architecture blogs, will provide the additional in demand office and retail space in the Chelsea neighborhood.

Chelsea Hill House / Kariouk Associates

Courtesy of Photolux Studios

Architects: Kariouk Associates
Location: , Québec, Canada
Architectural Team: Paul Kariouk, Chris Davis, Susan Gardiner, Cedric Boulet
Photographs: Courtesy of Photolux Studios

Architect’s Eye Photography Exhibition and Discussion Panel at the 2012 London Festival of Architecture

© Simon Kennedy - Courtesy of the International Art Consultants

Last December, ArchDaily revealed the winners of the Architect’s Eye Photography Competition. Now, in celebration of the 2012 London Festival of Architecture, the winners of the the competition will be exhibited at the Roca Gallery beginning June 23rd in , London as part of a Launch Event, Exhibition and Discussion Panel.  International Art Consultants (IAC) hosts the competition in recognition of architects’ passion for photography.  Last year’s 19 finalists and winners will be on view to the public at the gallery until July 8th.

More after the break.