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New book by Morphosis - Combinatory Urbanism: The Complex Behavior of Collective Form

New book by Morphosis – Combinatory Urbanism: The Complex Behavior of Collective Form

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• May 14, 2011 • Comments (0)

Stray Dog Café will release new book by Thom Mayne (founder of Morphosis architects) “Combinatory Urbanism: the complex behavior of collective form”. This book explores new directions and approaches to urban planning and design. In the PREFACE, Architecture and urban planning have changed dramatically in the past few decades, not only as separate disciplines and […]

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President Obama's Committee on the Arts and Humanities

President Obama’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities

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• November 3, 2009 • Comments (2)

Among the 25 individuals/professions, Thom Mayne [founder of Morphosis Architects] has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities on 2nd November 2009. Here is the full list of the 25 individuals. + Press release President Obama Appoints Thom Mayne to Serve on the President’s Committee on […]

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FLOAT House Unveilled for Make It Right | Morphosis Architects

FLOAT House Unveilled for Make It Right | Morphosis Architects

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• October 8, 2009 • Comments (0)

FLOAT House is the ESD house which can sustain its own water and power needs, designed by Thom Mayne‘s LA-based Morphosis firm in association with UCLA Architecture and Urban Design for Brad Pitt‘s Make It Right Foundation. The immense possibilities of the Make It Right initiative became immediately apparent to us: how to re-occupy the […]

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41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

41 Cooper Square | Morphosis Architects

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• September 17, 2009 • Comments (2)

41 Cooper Square is the Advancement of Science and Art building for the Cooper Union designed by Morphosis Architects. The project has won the Best Green Design of 2009 Awards from the New York Construction. Built with sustainability goals, 41 Cooper Square is the first LEED certified academic laboratory building in New York City. For […]

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Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

Cahill Center for Astrophysics | Morphosis

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• May 13, 2009 • Comments (0)

Los Angeles practice architect Morphosis (led by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne) has designed the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, located in Pasadena, California. The Cahill Center conceptually acts as an astronomical instrument, pierced by a vertical volume, tilted its lense to maximize the penetration of natural daylight […]

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Giant Group Pharmaceutical Campus, Morphosis First Building in China

Giant Group Pharmaceutical Campus, Morphosis First Building in China

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• December 10, 2008 • Comments (1)

LA architect, Morphosis, led by Pritzker Prize 2005 winner Tom Mayne makes a debut to China, a Campus for Giant Group Pharmaceutical. By its sinuous shape, the proposal has been dubbed “The dragon”. The executive offices are organized in the ‘dragon head’ section while the ‘body’ contains remaining program elements including additional offices, a boutique […]

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