Jason Sayer

Editorial Associate, The Architect's Newspaper

Posts written by this author:

Placeholder Alt Text

Bjarke Ingels Group wins commission to design San Pellegrino bottling plant in Italy

Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) has won the commission to design a bottling plant in Bergamo, northern Italy. Sound innocuous? Don't be ridiculous, this is Bjarke Ingels after all. The Danish Designer saw off competition from Dutch firm MVRDV with a proposal that takes cues from Italian Classicism and Rationalism.

The $95…

Placeholder Alt Text

Visual chaos descends on a gallery in downtown Manhattan

The Gallery at Cadillac House, located just west of Soho, is hosting Toiletpaper Paradise—an exhibition that is as eccentric as it sounds. Toiletpaper Paradise invites audiences to touch, play, move, sit, recline, and position themselves in the visual antics of artist Maurizio Cattelan and photographer Pierpaolo Ferrai's curated space. The kaleidoscopic spaghetti world features…
Placeholder Alt Text

Residents of tilting Millennium Tower to sue developers

Millennium Partners, the developer of Handel Architects—designed Millennium Tower in San Francisco, is being taken to court over the building's alarming sinking issue. The tower's homeowners association (HOA) let residents know last Thursday that it was filing a case against both Millennium Partners and Transbay Joint Powers Authority—the firm behind…
Placeholder Alt Text

These five projects are vying for $50,000 as part of this year's Rudy Bruner Award

Five finalists have been unveiled for the 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) prize. Celebrating its third decade running, the RBA seeks to recognize transformative places that positively impact the economic, environmental, and social make-up of American cities. Since starting, the biennial competition has rewarded 78 projects across 27 states.…
Placeholder Alt Text

Greg Lynn designs an autonomous cargo-carrying droid

Piaggio Fast Forward (PFF), an off-shoot of Vespa Piaggio, the company that gave us the iconic Vespa moped, has unveiled the "Gita." Based in Boston, PFF is spearheaded by American architect Greg Lynn. The Gita is reminiscent of a Star Wars droid; it acts as a personal autonomous assistant and…