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Atalaya Shelter / Jaime Inostroza

13:00 - 10 May, 2017
Atalaya Shelter / Jaime Inostroza, © Andrew Pielage
© Andrew Pielage

© Andrew Pielage © Andrew Pielage © Andrew Pielage © Andrew Pielage + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, AZ, United States
  • Design Team

    Jaime Inostroza
  • Area

    161.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

PBS Film Explores the Life of Frank Lloyd Wright Photographer Pedro E. Guerrero

12:00 - 26 September, 2015

PBS’ American Masters series and Latino Public Broadcasting’s VOCES series have teamed up for the first time to delve into the life and work of Pedro E. Guerrero, a Mexican American photographer from Mesa, Arizona, who is known for his photography of the works of Frank Lloyd Wright, among other artists.

The film, Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer’s Journey, explores Guerrero’s photography, showing his collaboration with Frank Lloyd Wright to “produce insightful portraits of important modernist architecture,” which launched him to become “one of the most sought-after photographers of the ‘Mad Men’ era.” While Guerrero was extremely popular at the time, his story today is still largely unknown.

Taliesin West Reconstructed as Largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO® Model

00:00 - 9 January, 2015
Taliesin West Reconstructed as Largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO® Model, © Andrew Pielage Photography
© Andrew Pielage Photography

Architectural LEGO® artist Adam Reed Tucker has summoned a team of kids to help him rebuild Taliesin West as the largest Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO® structure in history. Unveiled this past Thursday, the eight by four foot model was comprised of more than 180,000 standard LEGO® parts. Tucker spent 40 hours researching and studying the project, 120 hours designing and 260 hours constructing the final model. Taliesin West, nestled in Scottsdale, Arizona’s Sonoran desert, was the winter home of Wright and is home of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. It remains one of the most visited Wright sites in the world. 

Desert Courtyard House / Wendell Burnette Architects

01:00 - 28 July, 2014
Desert Courtyard House / Wendell Burnette Architects, © Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

© Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman + 34

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Wendell Burnette
  • Design Team

    Thamarit Suchart (lead design collaborator), Jena Rimkus, Matthew G. Trzebiatowski, Scott Roeder, Brianna Tovsen, Chris Flodin, Colin Bruce
  • Area

    7200.0 ft2
  • Photographs

STAAB Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio LLC

00:00 - 28 May, 2014
STAAB Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio LLC, © Matt Winquist
© Matt Winquist

© Matt Winquist Courtesy of Chen + Suchart Studio © Matt Winquist © Matt Winquist + 32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, United States
  • Project Team

    Szu-Ping Patricia Chen Suchart and Thamarit Suchart
  • Area

    279.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Bicycle Haüs / Debartolo Architects

01:00 - 21 March, 2014
Bicycle Haüs / Debartolo Architects, © Timmerman Photography
© Timmerman Photography

© Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography + 29

Harboe Architects Selected to Create Preservation Master Plan for Taliesin West

00:00 - 31 January, 2014
Harboe Architects Selected to Create Preservation Master Plan for Taliesin West, AD Classics: Taliesin West / Frank Lloyd Wright. Image © Flickr User: lumierefl
AD Classics: Taliesin West / Frank Lloyd Wright. Image © Flickr User: lumierefl

Chicago-based Harboe Architects has been chosen by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to construct a preservation master plan for Taliesin West, which will guide future restoration and conservation efforts for the prized National Historic Landmark. Built in Scottsdale, Arizona, by the hands of the architect himself, alongside his apprentices between 1937 and 1959, the desert landmark served as the winter home, studio and school of Frank Lloyd Wright. Read and relive the story of Taliesin West here on ArchDaily.

Desert Wing / Kendle Design

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

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

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, United States
  • Architect in Charge

    Brent Kendle
  • Interiors

    Jack Wozniak
  • Area

    8300.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti

00:00 - 13 April, 2013
 Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti, Installation view, Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti, on view at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013. Photo: Bill Timmerman
Installation view, Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti, on view at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2013. Photo: Bill Timmerman

In 2010, SMoCA initiated a series of three exhibitions exploring the trajectory of Paolo Soleri's art, architecture and philosophy. Paolo Soleri: Mesa City to Arcosanti is the second in the series. This exhibition begins in the early 1960s when Soleri shifted his focus from bridges and residences to large-scale urban planning based on environmental accountability. Soleri's first comprehensive vision of a community is Mesa City, an example of what he calls an “arcology,” or an architectural project based on the synthesis of architecture + ecology. In Mesa City, Soleri combines the goals of high-density living, a vibrant urban space, respect for natural resources and a commercial sector based upon creativity. The exhibition will end with Arcosonti (arcology + Cosanti), a project built in the 1970s near Mayer, Arizona.

Minding Design: Neuroscience, Design Education and the Imagination

19:00 - 27 May, 2012
via Taliesin, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture
via Taliesin, the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

We are primarily biological beings whose senses and neural systems have developed over millions of years. And, although we now spend over ninety percent of our lives inside buildings, we understand very little about how the built environment shapes our thoughts, emotions and well-being. Breakthroughs in neuroscience help us to understand the many ways our buildings determine our interactions with the world around us. This expanded understanding can help us design in a way that supports our minds, our bodies and our social and cultural evolution.

The symposium, Minding Design: Neuroscience, Design Education, and the Imagination, a collaborative effort between the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture, brings together renowned architects Juhani Pallasmaa and Steven Holl with scientists Iain McGilchrist and Michael Arbib to explore the implications of these advances on the education of those who design our built world.

Paolo Soleri's Bridge Design Collection: Connecting Metaphor

13:00 - 11 September, 2011
© Cosanti Foundation
© Cosanti Foundation

“Of all things that are man-made, bridges are, with dams, the most “structural,” single-minded, and imposing. As connectors at a breaking point, they have a heroic force that is aided by a challenging structuralism. As a strand of continuity in a non-continuum, the bridge is full of implied meanings. It is the opposite of devisiveness, separation, isolation, irretrievability, loss, segregation, abandonment. To bridge is as cogent in the psychic realm as it is in the physical world. The bridge is a symbol of confidence and trust. It is a communications medium as much as a connector.”

-Paolo Soleri, 1970, from “The Sketchbooks of Paolo Soleri”, published by MIT Press, 1971

Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio

00:00 - 6 September, 2011
Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio

Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio Essence of the Desert House / AU Design Studio + 35

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, United States
  • Architect

    AU Design Studio, LLC - Amit Upadhye
  • Project Team

    Amit Upadhye, Trevor Pentecost, Jeremy Smith, Ryu Ikegai
  • Structural Engineer

    A.E. & Associates
  • Mechanical & Plumbing Engineer

    Otterbein Engineering
  • Electrical Engineer

    Tuly Engineering
  • Contractor

    First Choice
  • Area

    6000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2008

STAAB Residence / Chen + Suchart Studio

22:00 - 20 August, 2011
© www.chensuchartstudio.com
© www.chensuchartstudio.com

For the STAAB Residence designed by Chen + Suchart Studio the context for this site consists of larger homes on one-acre lots. Aesthetically, the neighboring houses’ architectural language is more often than not, associated with speculative developer trends and styles, rather than an integrated understanding of the site, the views, and the potential. As a result, the project required a strategy which would edit out the immediate context of this neighborhood while focusing on distant views of the McDowell Mountains to the north and the valley to the south and southwest. The project also sought to create a protected courtyard space for the backyard and pool area as an immediate focus for the lower level of the house in contrast to the second level taking advantage of the more distant views.

© www.chensuchartstudio.com © www.chensuchartstudio.com © www.chensuchartstudio.com © www.chensuchartstudio.com + 21

The Brown Residence / Lake|Flato Architects

00:00 - 8 August, 2011
The Brown Residence / Lake|Flato Architects, © Timmerman Photography
© Timmerman Photography

© Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography © Timmerman Photography + 19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, United States
  • Architect

    Lake|Flato Architects
  • Project Team

    Ted Flato, FAIA, Karla Greer, AIA, Brian Comeaux, AIA, Parrish Kyle, Assoc. AIA, Conor Samuels
  • Consultants

    Datum Engineers, Lighting Consultants, Tonnessen Inc.
  • Contractor

    Construction Zone
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

Henkel North American Consumer Products Headquarters / will bruder+PARTNERS

00:00 - 28 May, 2011
Henkel North American Consumer Products Headquarters / will bruder+PARTNERS, © Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

© Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    Scottsdale, AZ, USA
  • Architect

    will bruder+PARTNERS
  • Architect Of Record

    CH2M Hill (Steve Waite, Tim Allen)
  • Interior Design

    will bruder+PARTNERS (Marjorie Whitton)
  • Project Team

    Will Bruder, Ben Nesbeitt, Ron Deitrick, Dan Olic, Marjorie Whitton, Joaquin Roesch, Fernando Da Col, Anthony Yozipovic, Anthony Tumminello, Dominique Price, Chris Balzano, Claudia Saunders
  • Structural Engineer

    Paragon Structural Design (Bryan Salt, Jeff Messier)
  • Landscape Architect

    Ten Eyck Landscape Architects (Christy Ten Eyck, Trish Bigler)
  • Mep And Civil Engineer

    CH2M Hill (Thane Joyce, Ed Hemrick, Brian Haught)
  • Lighting Designer

    Francis Krahe Associates Lighting Design (Le Nguyen)
  • Acoustical

    Acoustical Consulting Services (Tony Sola)
  • General Contractor

    Sundt (Marty Hedlund, Fred Friedl, Bo Wenzler)
  • Area

    348000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

Black Rock Studio / Weddle Gilmore Black Studio

00:00 - 16 May, 2011
Black Rock Studio / Weddle Gilmore Black Studio, © Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

© Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    6916 East 5th Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA
  • Architect

    Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio
  • Project Team

    Philip Weddle (AIA, LEED AP, Principal Architect), Micheal Gilmore (AIA, Principal Architect), Cody Deike (LEED AP, Project Manager)
  • Landscape Architect

    Colwell : Shelor
  • Structural Engineer

    Bakkum Noelke Consulting Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineer

    Woodward Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Associated Mechanical Engineers
  • Civil Engineer

    Kland Engineering
  • General Contractor

    Okland Construction
  • Area

    3150.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

The Gateway to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve / Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio

00:00 - 10 May, 2011
The Gateway to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve / Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio, © Chris Brown
© Chris Brown

© Chris Brown © Chris Brown © Chris Brown © Chris Brown + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    18333 North Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
  • Architect

    Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio
  • Project Team

    Philip Weddle (AIA, LEED AP, Principal Architect), Brandon Gowen, (LEED AP, Project Manager)
  • Landscape Architect

    JJR | Floor
  • Structural Engineer

    Bakkum Noelke Consulting Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineer

    Woodward Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Associated Mechanical Engineers
  • Civil Engineer

    Kland Engineering
  • General Contractor

    Valley Rain Construction Corporation (Project GC), The Construction Zone (Building GC)
  • Area

    6033.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2009
  • Photographs

McDowell Mountain Ranch Park & Aquatic Center / Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio

00:00 - 4 May, 2011
McDowell Mountain Ranch Park & Aquatic Center / Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio, © Bill Timmerman
© Bill Timmerman

© Chris Brown © Chris Brown © Bill Timmerman © Bill Timmerman + 17

  • Architects

  • Location

    15525 North Thompson Peak Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, USA
  • Architect

    Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio
  • Project Architect

    Philip Weddle, AIA, LEED AP
  • Landscape Architect

    JJR | Floor
  • Structural Engineer

    Rudow + Berry Structural Engineers
  • Electrical Engineer

    Wright Engineering Corporation
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Kunka Engineering
  • Civil Engineer

    Kland Engineering
  • General Contractor

    Ry-Tan Construction
  • Area

    24000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs