Tag: USA architecture

Modern Summer House \ Austin Patterson Disston Architects

Modern Summer House \ Austin Patterson Disston Architects

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• February 15, 2014 • Comments (0)

Situated on a secluded lot in Quogue and offering views of the bay from its rooftop terrace, this new modern house is composed of a series of stacked rectangular volumes that loosely form an L-shape. Clad in tongue-and-groove horizontal cedar and punctuated by square and rectangular windows, the house features multiple glass doors on the […]

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1000 Museum interior project \ Zaha Hadid

1000 Museum interior project \ Zaha Hadid

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• October 17, 2013 • Comments (0)

This project features Zaha‘s latest art installation, which is soon to be revealed in early November at a private event. It’s a ceiling installation showcasing her signature curved-line, futuristic look, which is an aesthetic that will be brought to the building and set to alter the Miami skyline significantly. The installation is located inside 10 […]

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300 Cornwall \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

300 Cornwall \ Kennerly Architecture & Planning

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• October 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

Not every part of old San Francisco is perfect. Here was a hiccup in the fabric where two streets slide together at an awkward angle, creating a mini district with unrealized potential as an urban place. The two streets are broad and have very different character. The building responds to this fact, amplifies it, and […]

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Evernote \ Studio O+A

Evernote \ Studio O+A

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• July 11, 2013 • Comments (0)

The 80,000-square-foot office that Studio O+A designed for Evernote, an online data storage company in Redwood City, California, makes a virtue of the start-up’s tight budget and tight schedule: the construction process became part of the aesthetic. Unpainted Douglas fir plywood serves as cladding in for coffee bar and break areas, and the company’s name, […]

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SFJAZZ Center \ Mark Cavagnero Associates

SFJAZZ Center \ Mark Cavagnero Associates

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• June 15, 2013 • Comments (0)

SFJAZZ Center by Mark Cavagnero Associates is the first freestanding building in the United States designed exclusively for the enjoyment and performance of jazz. Located in the arts district of San Francisco, the 35,000-square-foot Center provides the 30-year old SFJAZZ organization with its first permanent home and strengthens its mission to reach new listeners. The […]

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Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

Hoover Pavilion Renovation by Tom Eliot Fisch

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• April 4, 2013 • Comments (0)

Hoover Pavilion first opened as Palo Alto Hospital in 1931 and was expanded in 1939. Stanford University operated the hospital for the city until taking over ownership in 1959, renaming it Hoover Pavilion and converting it to house medical offices. Designed in the Art Deco style, the 85,000-square-foot building features ziggurat massing with four-story wings […]

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Video: Herzog & de Meuron's parking garage in Miami Beach

Video: Herzog & de Meuron’s parking garage in Miami Beach

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• December 18, 2012 • Comments (0)

DigiVision Productions shared with us their production of Herzog & de Meuron‘s raw and sexy parking garage in Miami Beach. The parking garage has transformed a utilitarian structure into art & mix use. It also has ignited world wide conversations about it’s design & use.

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Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

Smart-Stell Residence \ Tonic Design

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• December 15, 2012 • Comments (0)

The clients wanted a new house but not a new neighborhood. On one of their daily walks they found a 40-year-old structure for sale. The house, beyond repair, occupied a promising lot with a southeast exposure to a small lake. This gave the couple the idea to build their “home and vacation home at the […]

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Miami New Skyline \ BIG

Miami New Skyline \ BIG

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• December 8, 2012 • Comments (1)

BIG + Raymond Jungles + Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates + Esrawe + Desimone + HNGS, transform the Coconut Grove Waterfront with twisting towers in South Florida, USA. The Grove at Grand Bay residences, located on the former site of the Grand Bay Hotel and just minutes from key areas including the airport, downtown […]

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Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

Golden Gate Valley Branch Library \ Tom Eliot Fisch + Paulett Taggart Architects

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• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

As part of the San Francisco Public Library’s Branch Library Improvement Program, Tom Eliot Fisch and Paulett Taggart Architects renovated the historic Golden Gate Valley Branch Library in the city’s Cow Hollow neighborhood. Completed in 1918 as a Carnegie library, the two-level brick and terra cotta Beaux-Arts structure was designed by Ernest Coxhead in the […]

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