Big Bay Beach House / COA with Fuchs, Wacker Architekten

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Architect: COA  with  Fuchs, Wacker Architekten
Location: Big Bay, , South Africa
Engineer: Edifice Consultants
Contractor: de Rooy Construction
Project Area: 535 sqm
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: COA

Villa Suluwilo / COA

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Architects: COA
Location: ,
Project area: 550 sqm
Project year: 2009 – 2011
Photographs: Chris Coldicott

Red Bull’s Cape Town Office / COA

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Architects: COA – Architecture and Design
Location: ,
Project area: 540 sqm
Project year: 2009 – 2010
Photographs: COA – Architecture and Design

Georgia Tech’s COA 2011 Douglas C. Allen Lecture Series

The 2011 Douglas C. Allen Lecture series at COA continues its long list of impressive guest lecturers with George Hargreaves of Hargreaves Associates on April 6th.

Under his design direction, Hargreaves Associates, offices in San Francisco, California, Cambridge, Massachusetts, New York City, and London, has received 34 national awards from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Mr. Hargreaves was an artist in residence at the American Academy of Rome in 2009. He taught at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University for 20 years, tenured there for 12 years, and served as the chairman of the Department of Landscape Architecture from1996 to 2003. He is the co-editor and author of “Large Parks,” a book that explores large urban parks in depth as complex cultural spaces, where key issues of landscape discourse, ecological challenges, social history, urban relations, and place-making.

The lecture by Mr. Hargreaves will be held at Reinsch-Pierce Family Auditorium from 6:00-7:30pm and AIA credit will be available.

Georgia Tech’s Hinman Research Building Grand Opening

March 30th will mark the grand opening for the Hinman Research Building, Georgia Tech’s College of Architecture (COA) $9.5 million restoration, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the historic building.

Events being at 4pm in the Reinsh-Pierce Auditorium with a lecture from the architects, Nader Tehrani of office dA and Atlanta based Lord, Aeck & Sargent‘s Jack Pyburn, FAIA. Following the lecture a ceremony and reception will be held from 5-7pm at the Hinman Research Building.

Designed in 1939 by P.M. Heffernan, architect and later director of ’s School of Architecture (1956-1976), the 35,000 sqf building has been artfully preserved and revitalized in collaboration between Lord, Aeck & Sargent’s Historic Preservation Studio and office dA as the architects and The Beck Group as construction manager.

This can’t miss event is free and open to the public!  Guests will have a chance to attend the lecture, tour the building, meet the architectural and construction team, and view an exhibition detailing the advanced technology used in the design and construction process. RSVP is required by TODAY, Friday March 25th.