Tag Architecture And Culture

<strong>A BRIDGE TOWARDS THE FUTURE</strong><br />

02-03-2021

A BRIDGE TOWARDS THE FUTURE

“We have to design environmentally conscious buildings and cities to meet today's needs without compromising the future generations’ needs”— Alessandro Melis, Heliopolis 21

Winners of the 2021 AIANY Design Awards

20-01-2021

Winners of the 2021 AIANY Design Awards

AIA New York’s annual Design Awards program recognises outstanding architectural design by AIA New York members. This year’s jury met online to select the winners in four of the five categories: Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design. No awards were given this year in the Sustainability category.

<strong>ONSTAGE: INTERVIEW WITH CLÉMENT BLANCHET</strong><br />

13-01-2021

ONSTAGE: INTERVIEW WITH CLÉMENT BLANCHET

“Mithridatism is the practice of protecting oneself against a poison by gradually self-administering various toxic products. This immunity is acquired by the repetitive and progressively increasing intake of these harmful substances. The process of creating requires possibly a certain type of Architectural Mithridatism” —Clément Blanchet

A micro-museum of Russian Impressionists made of concrete and perforated aluminium

08-01-2021

A micro-museum of Russian Impressionists made of concrete and perforated aluminium

The courtyard of a former chocolate factory in Moscow is now home to a museum about the Russian Impressionists

<strong>CLÉMENT BLANCHET</strong><br />

29-12-2020

CLÉMENT BLANCHET

“The design is kept to the simplest expression, the least technical, the least lyrical, in fact an almost primitive structural solution. The bridge is conceived not to be an event in the city but actually a place to promote the events in the city. From an overdose of formal gesticulation, I wanted to propose a robust ‘plateau' that would last and contribute to unify the right and left river banks ”, —Clément Blanchet, CBA

BIG’s glass and timber Student Centre for Johns Hopkins University

25-12-2020

BIG’s glass and timber Student Centre for Johns Hopkins University

Construction of the new Hopkins Student Centre is due to begin in 2022 and be completed in 2024. The glass and timber structure has earned the building the nickname “the beach next door”

<strong>THE CITY OF MAN</strong><br />

15-12-2020

THE CITY OF MAN

“… If you believe that the human spirit deserves and is capable of better than it as gotten environmentally … if you believe in the human spirit at all, go to the Corcoran … ‘The Architectural Vision of Paolo Soleri’ is an important and beautiful show … His philosophical and environmental perceptions offer a sudden, stunning pertinence for today. He does not need the current bandwagon of despair. He has been preaching environment and ecology for a long time … He has been the prophet in the desert and we have not been listening.”– Ada Louise Huxtable

The Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum’s façade of glass and multi-layered acrylic

11-12-2020

The Nancy and Rich Kinder Museum’s façade of glass and multi-layered acrylic

A museum with a façade of glass and multi-layered acrylic that captures light for diffusion inside the building

MVRDV’s Depot of concrete with a mirror façade

20-11-2020

MVRDV’s Depot of concrete with a mirror façade

A storage depot for art which is also a museum, made entirely of concrete and covered with mirror panels.

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