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Preston Scott Cohen

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Alfred Taubman Wing / Preston Scott Cohen

10:00 - 12 November, 2017
Alfred Taubman Wing / Preston Scott Cohen, © James Haefner
© James Haefner

© James Haefner © James Haefner © James Haefner © James Haefner + 25

  • Design architect

  • Location

    Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Architect Of Record

    Integrated Design Solutions
  • Area

    36000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Preston Scott Cohen: Taiyuan Museum of Art

02:00 - 24 May, 2017
Preston Scott Cohen: Taiyuan Museum of Art

Preston Scott Cohen: Taiyuan Museum of Art is a book about how ideas come to be, evolve, are refined, changed, and are made concrete. Explored through a series of interviews, essays, and exhaustive documentation, the Taiyuan Museum of Art is intimately related to a design process and strategy that has unfolded over the course of Cohen’s career, while also indicating shifts in his interests. Critical essays and interviews map out a larger theoretical and intellectual argument for this body of work.

Weiss/Manfredi and Charles Renfro Among Those Honored as National Academy Academician

00:00 - 4 November, 2014
Weiss/Manfredi and Charles Renfro Among Those Honored as National Academy Academician, Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen. Image © Amit Geron
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen. Image © Amit Geron

Each year, a select group of prominent artists and architects is elected into the National Academy. As a National Academy Academician, distinguished practitioners are recognized for their “exceptional creative work and contribution to the arts.” This year’s inductees include: Ida Applebroog, Peter Bohlin, Jane Dickson, Preston Scott Cohen, Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss, Eric Owen Moss, Antoine Predock, Martin Puryear, Charles Renfro, Edward Ruscha, and Joan Semmel.

Preston Scott Cohen + Integrated Design Solutions to Expand UM Architecture Building

00:00 - 19 March, 2014
Preston Scott Cohen + Integrated Design Solutions to Expand UM Architecture Building, University of Michigan Museum of Art / Allied Works Architecture with Integrated Design Solutions (Click image for more). Image © Jeremy Bittermann
University of Michigan Museum of Art / Allied Works Architecture with Integrated Design Solutions (Click image for more). Image © Jeremy Bittermann

The University of Michigan (UM) has commissioned Preston Scott Cohen and Integrated Design Solutions to design a $28 million expansion for its 40-year-old design building. Primarily planned to be used by the school’s architecture program, the new addition will include classrooms, studios and offices, as well as the renovation of existing studios. The news comes five years after schematic designs for the original expansion were abandoned. More information, here.

Architects in Conversation: Preston Scott Cohen and Stan Allen, FAIA

00:00 - 8 October, 2013
Architects in Conversation: Preston Scott Cohen and Stan Allen, FAIA

Architect Preston Scott Cohen, Professor and Chair of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, speaks about projects in Asia and his design for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art’s celebrated Lightfall with architect, educator and National Academician Stan Allen. The event will take place October 23, from 6:30pm till 8:00pm at the National Academy Museum. For tickets, please click here.

Ordos 20+10 Office Complex / Preston Scott Cohen

21:30 - 13 August, 2011
© Preston Scott Cohen
© Preston Scott Cohen

Designed for the Ordos 20+10 project, this office complex by Preston Scott Cohen serves to create a whole new office building typology in its stance on site, promenade, and public space.

© Preston Scott Cohen © Preston Scott Cohen © Preston Scott Cohen © Preston Scott Cohen + 18

The challenges of architectural education

19:12 - 19 May, 2011

Our profession is very particular. We react very fast to current issues with our ideas, yet our buildings can take quite some time to be erected. For example, the project of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange building by OMA in China was the physical image of the new Chinese economy back in 2006. Five years later this new economy has taken the world by storm yet the building is still under construction.

Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen

00:00 - 9 November, 2010
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen

Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen Tel Aviv Museum of Art Amir Building / Preston Scott Cohen + 44

  • Architects

    Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
  • Location

    Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Design

    Preston Scott Cohen
  • Project Architect

    Amit Nemlich
  • Project Assistants

    Tobias Nolte, Steven Christensen, Guy Nahum, Gjergj Bakallbashi, Bohsung Kong
  • Competition Project Team

    Scott Cohen, Cameron Wu, Andrew Saunders, Janny Baek
  • Acoustics

    M.G. Acoustical Consultants Ltd.
  • Project Management

    CPM Construction Management Ltd.
  • Structural Engineers

    YSS Consulting Engineers Ltd.
  • Lighting

    Tillotson Design Associates
  • Models

    Jonathan Lott, Isamu Kanda
  • Renderings

    Chris Hoxie, Agito Design Studios
  • General Contractor

    Hezkelevitch Engineering
  • Cost Estimator

    Hanscomb Faithful and Gould
  • Hvac

    M. Doron-I. Shahar and Co., Consulting Eng. Ltd.
  • Accessibility

    Michael Roitman
  • Client

    Motti Omer, Director and Chief Curator
  • Area

    18500.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2010

Taiyuan Museum / Preston Scott Cohen

21:00 - 17 February, 2010

© Preston Scott Cohen
© Preston Scott Cohen

We recently featured Preston Scott Cohen‘s Nanjing Performing Arts Center and, now, we share his winning competition proposal for the Taiyuan Museum of Art. Currently under construction, the building’s strong dynamic form is a geometric spin on the agricultural landscapes native to the Shanxi Province. The tessellated surfaces respond to contemporary technologies for controlling natural and artificial light, in addition to producing unexpected spatial conditions as the user circulates through and around the building.

© Preston Scott Cohen
© Preston Scott Cohen

More images and more about the project after the break.

Update: High res version of the drawings have been added.

Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen

00:00 - 28 January, 2010
Nanjing Performing Arts Center / Preston Scott Cohen, © Iwan Baan
© Iwan Baan

© Iwan Baan       © Iwan Baan       © Iwan Baan       © Iwan Baan       + 30

  • Architects

  • Location

    Nanjing, China
  • Design Architect

    Institute of Architectural Design and Planning with Atelier Zhang Lei (Chinese architect of record)
  • Client

    Nanjing University
  • Budget

    RMB 3,000/sqm
  • Area

    16000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

Goodman House / Preston Scott Cohen

00:00 - 19 March, 2009
Goodman House / Preston Scott Cohen

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Pine Plains, United States
  • Structural Engineers

    Don Montgomery, Bill Bishop
  • Lighting

    Light This, Inc.,Daina Yurkus
  • Contractor

    EEE, Inc., Eric Wolf
  • Client

    Arnold and Elise Goodman
  • Program

    Administrative building
  • Area

    418.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2004