AIA San Francisco events news – the new downtown 71-courtroom, 23-story, 704,000-gsf San Diego Superior Courthouse building consolidates the interdisciplinary programs of the existing Criminal, Civil, Family and Probate court departments into a single facility.
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C. F. Møller architects news – 22-storey high-rise building in Västerås: the structure designed by this Danish architecture practice is a hybrid of solid wood and concrete.
Designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma the £80m V&A Museum of Design is due to open to the public in 2018. Located alongside RSS Discovery on the waterfront it will host major exhibitions and celebrate design heritage. The building emulates Scottish cliffs.
Design Engine Architects, Winchester architecture practice, England – key building projects by this UK architectural studio – Design Engine, English architecture: Hampshire architects office
This house was designed as a second home for a Bay Area couple as a summer retreat to spend the warm summer months away from the fog in San Francisco.
Built on a steep slope and a narrow lot, this 4000 square foot home is spread over 3 floors, with the master, guest and kids bedroom on the ground floor, and living spaces on the upper floor to take advantage of the views.
Publication news of new book by Edward Suzuki ‘GOoD Design Philosophy’: it “affirms through his own research and personal experiences what Ayurveda—the science of life—has professed and taught for millennia: that the Universe and all life in it are fundamentally designed to sustain, evolve, and thrive.” Deepak Chopra
Diamond Schmitt Architects news
One of Canada’s leading architectural practices, founded in 1975 and located in Toronto, Ontario. The founding principals of the firm are architects A.J. Diamond and Donald Schmitt.
Grant Associates news ; Colombo Master Plan, Sri Lanka, won by design team led by US architects office SOM ; the practice is expanding its presence in Singapore with new offices and staff appointments as demand grows for services across South East Asia.
COBE architects news – Centrepiece of Nordhavn redevelopment in Copenhagen: former industrial silo building converted for new use as a residential apartment building with 38 unique units, ranging from 106 sqm to 401 sqm in size, and with public functions such as event and dining facilities on the upper and lower levels.
Wellington College Performing Arts Centre, England, is an A+Awards finalist in the Unbuilt Institutional category. The 1,400 seat theatre building is proposed for a site in Berkshire.
schmidt hammer lassen architects news – Sports and Culture Campus, Gellerup, Aarhus, Denmark; Monroe Blocks, Detroit, Michigan, USA, first high-rise office tower in the city in a generation with over 480 residential units ; Breiavatnet Lanterna, Stavanger – a new public centre; a transformation of the existing park and a new tower building with highly flexible space.
The Southern California Institute of Architecture news – SCI-Arc Director Hernan Diaz Alonso announces appointment of architectural historian and theorist Marrikka Trotter as full-time faculty member and Coordinator of History + Theory.
World-renowned British Ghanaian architect David Adjaye has been honoured with a knighthood for his services to architecture as part of the Queen’s biannual honours programme.