Tag: USA architecture

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

Bicycle Transit Center | KGP Design Studio

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• January 24, 2011 • Comments (2)

Washington-based architectural firm KGP Design Studio recently has completed the Bicycle Transit Center (BTC) at Union Station, Washinton DC. It is designed to store 150 bicycles as well as a locker/shower and a repair rental store. While “differentiating” itself from Union Station itself, the Center does merge with its surroundings adapting the vocabulary of the bronze […]

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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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Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

Six winners of the Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards

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• November 25, 2010 • Comments (0)

Here are the six Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Award winners, the competition is sponsored by the Western Red Cedar Lumber Association to recognize creativity and innovative design by using one of the world’s most unique building materials, Western Red Cedar. The award winners offer a range of creative approaches using Western Red Cedar… They […]

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The Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools | Gonzalez Goodale Architects

The Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools | Gonzalez Goodale Architects

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• November 21, 2010 • Comments (0)

Designed by Gonzalez Goodale Architects of Pasadena, the Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools are on a 24-acre campus that sits on the former site of the famed Ambassador Hotel. It is home to six new pilot schools, delivering innovative K-12 education in a modern, integrated campus environment. The campus includes a new public park, master […]

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Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

Restaurant 659 | Platform for Architecture + Research

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

A young American architectural studio Platform for Architecture + Research designed the Restaurant 659 located in one of LA’s boutique districts, spanning the ground floors of two adjacent retail buildings at 659 La Brea Boulevard, a new 4,800 square foot restaurant and lounge will occupy a currently vacant storefront. North of the juncture of Wilshire […]

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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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Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

Sperone Westwater Gallery | Foster + Partners

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• September 23, 2010 • Comments (0)

The concept for Sperone Westwater represents both a response to the Bowery’s dynamic urban character and a desire to rethink the way in which we engage with art in the setting of a gallery. The moving gallery animates the exterior of the building and creates a bold vertical element within. Like a kinetic addition to […]

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Kenneally Residence | PIQUE

Kenneally Residence | PIQUE

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• August 5, 2010 • Comments (0)

America-based architectural firm PIQUE designed the Kenneally Residence located in the Tetherow golf development in USA. It was most inspiring for us to see how this golf course is naturally nestled into the uniform topography, pine trees and lava flows of the high dessert. With this in mind, it became incredibly important for us to […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland | Foreign Office Architects

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• July 28, 2010 • Comments (1)

The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, is the London-based architectural firm Foreign Office Architects (FOA)‘s first major building in the United States, and its first museum. It is approx. 34,000-square-foot with four-story structure, located at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, the new MOCA is a flagship project of Cleveland’s emerging Uptown […]

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