Tag: USA architecture

Noyack Creek | Bates Masi + Architects

Noyack Creek | Bates Masi + Architects

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• March 27, 2011 • Comments (1)

The client, a New York actor, sought a retreat for relaxation and casual entertaining on a restrictive narrow lot fronting the tidal estuary of Noyack Creek. The house became a study in architectural theatre: a series of spaces in a carefully scripted sequence that subtly reflect his professional life. The path begins at the front […]

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Pryor House | Bates Masi + Architects

Pryor House | Bates Masi + Architects

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• March 27, 2011 • Comments (3)

American architectural firm Bates Masi + Architects completed the Pryor house located in Montauk, NY. The house occupies a hill in Montauk with a distant view of ocean. A site that the owners, a couple with two young boys, spent years to find. It is the couple’s reprieve from their home in the city, to […]

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Ellis Residence | Coates Design

Ellis Residence | Coates Design

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• March 26, 2011 • Comments (1)

American architectural practice Coates Design has completed the Ellis Residence in Bainbridge Island, Washington. Ed, house owner, describes the first morning in their home, When I saw the sunrise with the skyline of Seattle as a backdrop the whole process was all worth it. Perched high upon Yeomalt Bluff, the Ellis Residence enjoys a commanding […]

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Ed Roberts Campus | Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Ed Roberts Campus | Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

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• March 24, 2011 • Comments (0)

Commemorating the life of an international leader and educator in the disability rights movement, the Ed Roberts Campus recently opened in Berkeley. When Ed Roberts founded Berkeley’s Center for Independent Living (CIL) in 1972, it was the world’s first organization to be run by and for people with disabilities. After Roberts’s death in 1995, the […]

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Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center | Valerio Dewalt Train Associates

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• March 13, 2011 • Comments (0)

Valerio Dewalt Train Associates has designed the new Laboratory Schools, Early Childhood Center for University of Chicago. Founded by John Dewey in 1886, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools have been a successful and evolving experiment in an educational model that prioritizes the learning environment as teacher. In 2007, the Schools embarked on one of […]

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1713 Wood House | Miller Hull Partnership

1713 Wood House | Miller Hull Partnership

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• February 26, 2011 • Comments (0)

American architectural firm Miller Hull Partnership has designed the 1713 Wood House located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The dramatic Southern elevation is centered on a three story curtain wall with a perforated steel screen for privacy. On the main living level, a skylight runs the length of the home on the North elevation, maximizing the […]

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West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

West 57th Street Residential Building | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

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• February 8, 2011 • Comments (3)

Durst Fetner Residential selects BIG to design 600-unit residential building on W57th Steet in Manhattan, New York. The building is conceived as a cross breed between the Copenhagen courtyard and the New York skyscraper. The communal intimacy of the central urban oasis meets the efficiency, density and panoramic views of the tall tower in a […]

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Brooks + Scarpa Architects has designed the Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts in Los Angeles, California, USA. The building is inspired by the series of paintings by the British artist Patrick Hughes titled, “Perspectivity”, whose paintings appear to be ever changing and physically moving while being viewed.  At Cherokee the main architectural feature of this project is […]

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Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

Step Up on Fifth | Brooks + Scarpa Architects

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• February 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

The several awards winning project Step Up on Fifth by Brooks + Scarpa Architects was designed to accommodate 46 studio apartments, ground level retail space and subterranean parking. The building is loaded with energy-saving and environmentally materials/devices with 71% recycling rate achievement. The front facade is designed with a series of water jet cut aluminum […]

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UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

UPDATE of Bicycle Transit Center: More images, drawings & diagrams

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• January 29, 2011 • Comments (0)

We’ve featured the Bicycle Transit Center by KGP Design Studio few days ago, here is supplemental information, including full project description, credits, images, drawings and diagrams shared by architect. If you missed our previous post, let’s check it out here. + Full description by KGP Design Studio Summary At the cusp of a livable cities […]

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