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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 00:09:39 +0000 en http://www.archpaper.com/ Open> All'onda Restaurant http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-allonda-restaurant-nyc-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>East Village eatery's interior fuses the regions that inspire its menu.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 10px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); float: left; width: 220px; -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font: 13px/150% helvetica,arial,sans-serif;"><span class="bold">All'onda</span><br /> 22 East 13th Street, New York<br /> Tel: 212-231-2366<br /> Designers: Jack Dakin & Silvia Zofio</p> <p><a href="http://allondanyc.com/">All’onda</a> is a new restaurant in the Village that dishes up Venetian Italian cuisine prepared through the lens of glob (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7266 Transit Oriented http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-seattle-light-rail-expansion-transit-plaza-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Brooks + Scarpa designing transit plaza for Seattle's light rail extension.</b>:<p>While in May 2013 construction started on the 1.6-mile light rail extension from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to South 200th Street and 28th Avenue South, the board of directors at planning partners Sound Transit and the City of SeaTac recently announced the winning design/build team for the area surrounding Angle Lake Station: Brooks + Scarpa/Harbor Pacific–Graham/BergerABAM.</p> <p>The south link extension will run along 28th Avenue South on an elevated double-track guideway, ending at the Angle Lake Station. The station—an elevated central platform at South 200th Str (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7265 Review> Garden Suburb of Good http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/02-planned-paradise-garden-suburbs-book-review-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Paul Gunther finds much to admire in Stern's taxonomy of the bedroom community.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 25px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; float: left; width: 200px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City</b></i><br /> By Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove<br /> The Monacelli Press, $95<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=7263">Read a counterpoint review on Planned Par (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7264 Review> Garden Suburb of Evil http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/09-planned-paradise-garden-suburbs-book-review-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Murray Fraser casts doubt on Robert A.M. Stern's celebration of the suburb.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 25px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; float: left; width: 200px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><i><b>Paradise Planned: The Garden Suburb and the Modern City</b></i><br /> By Robert A.M. Stern, David Fishman, and Jacob Tilove<br /> The Monacelli Press, $95<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=7264">Read a counterpoint review on Planned Par (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7263 Obit> Horace Havemeyer, III, 1942-2014 http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-horace-havemeyer-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Jayne Merkel remembers the passionate publisher of <em>Metropolis</em> magazine.</b>:<p>On March 19, the architectural and design worlds lost a passionate champion when Horace Havemeyer died at 72 in his Manhattan apartment of complications from CIDP, a chronic neurological disorder.</p> <p>Horace had used crutches for decades, but his disability failed to keep him from exploring cities, physically as well as through books, articles, and on the worldwide web. <i>Metropolis</i>, which he founded in 1981, was “the first magazine that was ever online,” according to Susan Szenasy, its long time editor who succeeded Havemeyer as publisher on February 12. “He was (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7262 Editorial> How About Fandango on the Skyline? http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-losangeles-skyscraper-design-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Sam Lubell encourages Los Angeles to think more boldly about skyscraper design.</b>:<p>While Los Angeles is not exactly becoming Shanghai, as was suggested in Spike Jones’ recent film <i>Her</i>, the city is without a doubt transforming into a denser, taller city, and the most obvious harbinger of that change is the <a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/tag/skyscrapers">skyscraper</a>. In <a href="http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/tag/downtown-los-angeles">Downtown LA</a> there are several in the works, with others planned in almost every corner of the city.</p> <p>Skyscrapers are not a new phenomenon here. Most of the city’s skyline wa (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7261 Comment> Coming to Light http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-nyc-four-freedoms-roosevelt-kahn-park-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Gina Pollara discusses the ins and outs of finishing Kahn's Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park nearly 40 years after it was designed.</b>:<p>When the plan to build Louis I. Kahn’s memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt on the south point of Roosevelt Island in New York City was reinvigorated in 2006, the idea was understandably met with a high degree of skepticism: “Roosevelt’s dead, who cares?” “An architect’s work should never be built posthumously.” “You’ll never be able to achieve what Kahn would have wanted.” “It’s an outdated relic from the 1970s.”</p> <p>So it begs the question, why build it at all? First off, the project never lay dormant for long. (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7260 Building by the Rules http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-losangeles-broadwayat4th-tower-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Broadway tower in Los Angeles is first built under new design guidelines.</b>:<p>Though Los Angeles’ Broadway Theater and Entertainment District Design Guide has been in the works for years, it had never been applied to a new high-rise—until now. The $150-million Broadway @ 4th, a 35-story, 450-unit residential and retail complex, is the latest project from downtown developer Izek Shomof. Architects HansonLA worked closely with the department of City Planning to design a structure that fit within what principal Douglas Hanson describes as “a very prescriptive envelope.”</p> <p>Per the design guidelines, the building’s lower stories, clad i (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7259 Shine On http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-louis-sullivan-ohio-bank-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Louis Sullivan's Ohio "Jewel Box" in the rough gets polished.</b>:<p>Architects and historians alike will be pleased to find that one of Louis H. Sullivan’s “Jewel Box” bank buildings is slated for restoration. Recently donated to the Licking County Foundation of Newark, Ohio, “the Home Bank building will help to rejuvenate Newark’s townscape and be available again to the public for its enjoyment and education,” said Connie Hawk, Director of the Licking County Foundation and the Sullivan Building Preservation Fund. The bank building, originally named the Home Building Association Company, is located at One North Third Stre (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7258 Transit's a Peach http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7257 Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/13-atlanta-multimodal-passenger-terminal-fxfowle-gulch-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Urbanizing Atlanta tries out multi-modal transit options and a walkable district.</b>:<p>As with most all Sunbelt cities, Atlanta is known for its sprawling development, network of freeways, and reliance on the automobile. Today, however, a series of studies suggest that the city is urbanizing, and local leaders are pushing for new mass transit options as a regional solution to mobility. One ambitious project currently in development by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) and a coalition of local and regional partners could create a Multi-Modal Passenger Terminal (MMPT) that would serve as the centerpiece to a new $1.5 billion, 120-acre, transit-oriented neighborhoo (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7257">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7257 Open> Acne Studios http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7256 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-acme-studios-losangeles-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Stainless steel partitions and terrazzo floors define this Swedish company's largest LA store.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 10px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); float: left; width: 150px; -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font: 13px/150% helvetica,arial,sans-serif;"><span class="bold">Acne Studios</span><br /> 855 South Broadway<br /> Los Angeles<br /> Tel: 213-243-0960<br /> Designer: Acne</p> <p>If you asked most fashion brands where in Los Angeles they would plant a flagship store, they probably would not say Broadway. Yet that is just what Acne Studios did. In Dece (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7256">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7256 Unveiled> Tinkham Veale University Center http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7255 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/02-case-western-reserve-university-center-perkinswill-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Perkins + Will's design for Case Western Reserve University rises up out of the ground.</b>:<p style="border-top: 5px solid rgb(0, 170, 238); margin: 6px 10px 10px 0pt; padding: 8px; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(221, 221, 221); -moz-background-inline-policy: continuous; float: left; width: 255px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: helvetica,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 150%;"><span class="bold">Case Western Reserve University Tinkham Veale University Center</span><br /> <span class="bold">Architect:</span> Perkins + Will <br /> <span class="bold">Client:</span> Case Western Reserve University<br /> <span class="bold">Location:</span> Cleveland<br / (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7255">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7255 Congregational Lurch http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7254 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/04-cambridge-church-bruner-cott-lesley-university-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Cambridge church moved for new arts center.</b>:<p>Nearly eight years after architecture firm <a href="http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=7201">Bruner/Cott Associates</a> won a competition to design a new arts center for <a href="http://www.lesley.edu/">Lesley University</a>, construction on the building has finally begun at Porter Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts.</p> <p>The 70,000-square-foot, LEED Gold-designed Lunder Arts Center, scheduled for completion later this year, will allow the school to relocate its current arts center, the Art Institute, from Boston, where it occupies a converted parking garage. The new artistic hub (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7254">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7254 House> Sausalito Residence http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7253 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT <img src="http://www.archpaper.com/uploads/image/01-sausalito-house-sanfrancisco-archpaper.jpg" /><br/><b>Turnbull Griffin Haesloop capitalizes on views in its renovation of this 1940s ranch-style home.</b>:<p>For a starting point in their renovation of a 1940s ranch house in Sausalito, the designers at Turnbull Griffin Haesloop looked outside, to the hillside home’s view of Angel Island and the San Francisco skyline. “I’ve lived in Sausalito for 25 years, it’s got one of the most stunning views in the Bay Area,” said architect Mary Griffin. “It’s just sort of magical because it’s constantly changing. It’s really mesmerizing; you’re just drawn to it. But the old house didn’t really maximize that.”</p> <p>To realize the site& (<a href="http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7253">Continue reading.</a>) News http://www.archpaper.com/e-board_rev.asp?News_ID=7253