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Nov 22, 2016
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PAR win an American Architecture Award
PAR WINS 2016 AMERICAN ARCHITECTURE AWARD FROM THE CHICAGO ATHENAEUM AND EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURE
The Wilshire Tower proposal has won a 2016 American Architecture Award from the Chicago Athenaeum and European Centre for Architecture.
The proposal was developed for the Architecture + Design Museum as part of Shelter, an exhibition that questioned how new forms of housing can respond to changes in the cultural fabric and physical landscape of Los Angeles.
With Wilshire Tower, PAR were interested in reimagining the skyscraper for a future, denser Los Angeles and explored how individuality and nature, two qualities emblematic of Los Angeles living, could be integrated vertically in the sky.
“The American Architecture Awards program,” states Chrisian Narkiewicz-Laine, President of The Chicago Athenaeum, “showcases the best of new American building design and urban design-oriented research by the nation’s foremost visionary designers.”
In December 2016, an exhibition of the winning projects entitled New American Architecture, opens in Athens, Greece. A catalogue will accompany the exhibition.
With special thanks to BuroHappold Engineering.
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Platform for Architecture + Research Practice Information
Architect studio based in Los Angeles, California, and New York City, NY, both USA
Platform for Architecture + Research is an idea driven office, committed to intellectual and artistic rigor and recognized for architectural innovation. Established in 2003, PAR is led by partners Jennifer Marmon and Angus Goble with offices in Los Angeles and New York.
PAR has received numerous awards, including the Presidential Emerging Practice Award from the American Institute of Architects Los Angeles in 2014, an International Architecture Award in 2014 and an American Institute of Architects Honor Award in 2013.
The work of PAR has been featured in exhibitions at the US National Building Museum, the New York Center for Architecture, the European Center for Architecture, the Buenos Aires Architecture Biennale among others, and in publications such as DAMDI, Architect, Concept, Form and MARK.
2404 Wilshire Blvd, 9E
Los Angeles, CA 90057, USA
81 Hester Street
New York, NY 10002, USA
This LA architects design office is led by Jennifer Marmon, Founding Partner, with Angus Goble, Partner.
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Los Angeles Architecture Designs – chronological list
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Wirtschafter Residence, Santa Monica
Design: Enclosures Architects
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Santa Monica Residence
Solar Umbrella Residence, Venice
Design: Pugh + Scarpa
photo : Marvin Rand
Residence in Venice
Openhouse, Hollywood Hills
Design: XTEN Architecture
photograph : Art Gray
Hollywood Hills House
Walt Disney Concert Hall – Los Angeles Philharmonic
Design: Frank Gehry – Gehry Partners
photo © Andrew McRae
Walt Disney Concert Hall
One Window House, Venice, Los Angeles
Design: Touraine Richmond Architects, California
picture : Benny Chan from Fotoworks
House in Venice
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