Sandy Hook School building

US Architecture News: American Buildings

US architecture news – American architecture firm Svigals+Partners announces a merger with Lynn Brotman Interior Design. Previously, the two architectural firms collaborated on the recently completed Sandy Hook School in Newtown, Connecticut,

Das Swartzenreader Haus

Das Swartzenreader Haus in Winchester

Design: Reader & Swartz Architects

This house was originally built in the late 1960’s, with a 4/12 gable roof and a second floor that cantilevered two feet past the first floor. The house sits on the top of a hill, on a small, steep, corner lot, within an established neighborhood.

Summit Haus

Summit Haus in Park City, Utah

Architects: Park City Design+Build

Seeing a rising demand for sustainable housing along with rising Carbon emissions leading to global warming, this house strives to show that sensible, good design can create spaces adequate for today’s housing demands while adhering to strict standards.

Copine Restaurant

Copine Restaurant in Seattle

Architects: Olson Kundig

The design of Copine frames the open kitchen, offering guests a view into the artistry behind chef Shaun McCrain’s approach to contemporary American cuisine highlighted with classic French cooking techniques.

Bigwood House

Bigwood Residence in Ketchum, Idaho

Architects: Olson Kundig

The Bigwood Residence invites the outdoors in at nearly every turn, with expansive windows and wide-swinging doors that celebrate the interior/exterior connection.

The Pierre

The Pierre on San Juan Islands

Architects: Olson Kundig

Conceived as a secure and unexpected retreat nestled into a rock, the Pierre celebrates the materiality of this site. From certain angles, the house almost disappears into nature.

Cleveland Civic Core Complex

Cleveland Civic Core Complex

Design: LMN Architects

The Global Center for Health Innovation extends the convention center’s capacity to host a variety of events. The building completes the west edge of the Mall and is connected to the convention center through a below-grade entry.

Studhorse House

Studhorse Outlook in Washington

Architects: Olson Kundig

Studhorse Outlook exemplifies the architect’s belief that his job is to create an experience of place. Riffing on the tradition of circling wagons, the buildings – four small, unattached structures – are scattered around a central courtyard and pool.