Tag: USA

Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

Desert House | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• January 4, 2011 • Comments (1)

American studio Platform for Architecture + Research has designed the Desert House located in La Quinta, USA. We aimed to contain land disturbance by siting the villas within their natural topography as much as possible. We also developed more compact building footprints by increasing outdoor living spaces that take advantage of the temperate, sunny climate. […]

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Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

Cyan/PDX Building | THA Architecture + GBD Architects

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• December 13, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Portland, Oregon, the Cyan/PDX Building by THA Architecture and GBD Architects has recently opened its doors to offer urban residents a new mode of high density, sustainable living in the heart of downtown. As a LEED Gold-certified high rise, Cyan meets a growing demand for an environmentally conscious, affordable urban lifestyle. Through strategic detailing […]

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Hydrolith | Dakota Warren

Hydrolith | Dakota Warren

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• December 12, 2010 • Comments (0)

This ceramic relief sculpture entitled “Hydrolith” was designed and fabricated by Los Angeles based artist Dakota Warren. This piece was commissioned by the City of Oakland for the Fremont public swimming pool in 2009. Warren expanded the scope of the project to include a series of youth ceramic workshops to create artwork for a nearby […]

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Kinetic Vapor for Jackson Convention Complex | NunoErin

Kinetic Vapor for Jackson Convention Complex | NunoErin

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• November 27, 2010 • Comments (0)

Kinetic Vapor, created by NunoErin for the Jackson Convention Complex, Jackson, MS USA, 2010. The project was commissioned by the Capital City Convention Center Commission. Kinetic Vapor is an experiential artwork inspired by the sultry atmosphere and colorful palette of Mississippi. This monumental landscape reveals an elusive image of water vapor that is made of […]

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HGTV Design Star is Hosting Open Calls!

HGTV Design Star is Hosting Open Calls!

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• November 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

Do you watch “Design Star” competition series cast by HGTV? I believe you do. But do you ever think it could happen to you? Design Star, is HGTV’s top-rated reality competition series. They are currently casting for the sixth season and they have a series of open casting calls coming up throughout the US. What […]

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D-17 | Sarah Oppenheimer

D-17 | Sarah Oppenheimer

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• November 10, 2010 • Comments (0)

Recipient of the 2010-11 Rome Prize, Sarah Oppenheimer is known for her aesthetically sleek and perceptually startling installations that alter existing gallery and museum spaces to reveal seemingly impossible views. Her site-specific installation at Rice University Art Gallery, D-17, is a wing-like form that soars upward and out of the building, appearing to pierce the […]

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The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) - Call for Entries

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) – Call for Entries

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• November 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

The 23rd Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) will be held May 14-17, 2011 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. ICFF and Bernhardt Design announces a call for entries – deadline January 15, 2011. ICFF Studio invites submissions of product prototypes from designers working on any and all the product categories exhibited at […]

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HB:BX Internation Competition - Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

HB:BX Internation Competition – Exhibition Opening & Book Launch

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

HIGH BRIDGE: BRONX, BUILDING CULTURAL INFRASTRUCTURE. ENYA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN IDEAS COMPETITION EXHIBITION OPENING Exhibition Opening & Book Launch November 11th 2010 5:30– 8:00 PM Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012 Free Admission + FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Emerging New York Architects Committee (ENYA), AIA New York Chapter, is thrilled to announce […]

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Skiitch | Kassen Lifestyle

Skiitch | Kassen Lifestyle

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Kassen Lifestyle Creates the Definitive, Modern Cat-Scratch Post with Skiitch. Kassen Lifestyle has has proved with the Skiitch that the modern lifestyle can finally coexist with the cats in your life, all without sacrificing modern aesthetics and great design. The Skiitch cat-scratch post provides 28 inches of vertical and nine inches of horizontal scratching area, […]

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Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

Mission Bay Block 27 Parking Structure | WRNS Studio

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• October 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In San Francisco, WRNS Studio has recently completed a dramatic multi-story parking structure in the heart of the city’s Mission Bay redevelopment zone. This new seven story elevated parking structure serves adjacent laboratories and offices with 1,420 spaces. The north and east façades, which border a public plaza, are clad in perforated aluminum panels whose […]

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