David Adjaye Designs Art and Culture Center for Colgate University

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Adjaye Associates has unveiled plans for a striated stone-clad cultural center at ’s Colgate University. Inspired by the site’s surroundings, from the existing landscape to the “articulated volumes historic Hamilton Village Hall,” the Colgate Art and Culture Center aims become a “high-quality, sustainable, and environmentally responsive building that creates a fantastic environment for art.”

95 King Street East Studios & Lofts / Thier+Curran Architects

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Architects: Thier+Curran Architects
Location: 95 King Street East, Hamilton, ON L8N 1A9,
Area: 21048.0 ft2
Year: 2013
Photographs: Doublespace Photography, Kevin Patrick Robbins

Leura Lane / Cooper Scaife Architects

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Architects: Cooper Scaife Architects
Location: , Victoria,
Structural Engineer: Structural Engineer
Builder: RD & KE Huf
Photographs: John Wilson

CANMET Material Technology Laboratory / Diamond Schmitt Architects

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Architects: Diamond Schmitt Architects
Location: , , Canada
Structural Engineer: RJC Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Consultant: Cobalt Engineers
General Contractor: Ellis Don
Project Area: 165,000 square-feet
Project Year: 2011
Photos: Peter A. Sellar

‘After You Left, They Took It Apart’: Paul Rudolph Exhibition at Colgate

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The Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University will host a reception on Tuesday, September 13, 5-7 p.m. to celebrate the new exhibition, An Architect’s Vision: Paul Rudolph and Colgate’s Creative Arts Center and the concurrent exhibition, After You Left, They Took It Apart, photographs by Chris Mottalini. Both open on August 30th and remain on view through October 7th

In 2007 Mottalini photographed three homes by the late Modernist architect Paul Rudolph (1918-1997), just days prior to their demolitions. The resulting images capture a state of Modernist architecture few people have witnessed, revealing the grace of these homes as they stood in defiance of severe neglect and ‘progress’. Mottalini’s photographs are the final portraits of these destroyed homes. More information and images on the exhibition after the break.

The Hamilton Farmers’ Market and Central Public Library / RDH Architects with David Premi Architects

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The Hamilton Farmers’ Market and Public Library project is a major renovation and addition to an existing facility located in the city of Hamilton. The existing building is located on the south side of york boulevard at a key entry point to downtown Hamilton. York Boulevard is a major one way, east / west artery which traverses the downtown core and the city.

Architect: RDH Architects Inc. with David Premi Architects
Location: 55 York Boulevard, Hamilton, , Canada
Project Team: RDH Team: Bob Goyeche, Partner; Tyler Sharp, Associate, project designer; Scott Waugh, Bunty Sambhi, Cara McGibbon; David Premi Architects Team: David Premi, Partner; Sam Garagello, Magdalena Kieslowski
Structural Engineer: Group Eight Engineering Ltd.
Mechanical / Electrical Engineering: Group Eight Engineering Ltd.
Contractor: Kemp Construction
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Courtesy of RDH Architects