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Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building. Program.

Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building

David Chipperfield Architects – Neues Museum. Development of Museumsinsel (Museum Island), previously known as the Spreeinsel (Spree Island), began in the sixteenth century as a pleasure garden for the Stadtschloss (City Palace).

David Chipperfield Architects – Neues Museum

The homeless and public space: urban policy and exclusion in Bologna. 1Academic studies (Mitchell 2001, 2003; Mitchell, Staeheli 2006; Busch-Geertsema 2006; Cabrera 2006; Győri 2006; Meert et al. 2006; Sahlin 2006; Doherty et al. 2008) reveal the emergence, in recent years, of a common trend in Western cities, albeit with relevant differences between American and European contexts (Wacquant 2001; Tosi 2007; Huey 2009): the increasing control of urban public space which leads to a spatial exclusion and to a restricted “right to the city” (Lefebvre 1970) of homeless people.

The homeless and public space: urban policy and exclusion in Bologna

Home Dance Studio Ideas. Dance Studio Design Images & Pictures - Becuo. ‘Til Monday — Cocoon Home Design Cocoon Home. In-home dance studio This week’s ‘Til Monday image is of a full size dance studio in the Berkshires’ home we visited this past May.

‘Til Monday — Cocoon Home Design Cocoon Home

Of all the many beautiful spaces in this home this room really stayed with me. Although I’m not a dancer, I appreciate how satisfyingly indulgent it must feel to have an area solely dedicated to one’s passion, whether it’s dance, yoga, music, or any other artistic pursuit. hallway leading to dance studio. Modern Buttress. 11 Adelaide Street West, Toronto. Raheen Library at Australian Catholic University / Woods Bagot (499192) Thomas Aquinas College. Wall Street Journal and New York Times “A Return to Grace” reads the headline on the March 18, 2010, Wall Street Journal “Leisure & Arts” page.

Thomas Aquinas College

In the ensuing article, author Catesby Leigh heralds the work of University of Notre Dame architect Duncan Stroik, particularly Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel at Thomas Aquinas College. The Bozzuto Group - Bozzuto. Bozzuto Celebrates 25th Anniversary A quarter century brings a lot of changes (and not just in hairstyles).

The Bozzuto Group - Bozzuto

The Internet, smartphones, and GPS, for example, have transformed the ways in which we work. What hasn’t changed in 25 years is who we are as a company. A company guided by our concern for people—the people who live in our homes and communities, the people we do business with, the people we work alongside every day. Wexler's on Behance. This restaurant occupies the interstitial space between a historic masonry façade and the 1980’s construction behind it on a narrow parcel in the heart of San Francisco’s financial district.

Wexler's on Behance

Fordham University New Residence Halls / Sasaki. Architects: Sasaki Location: Bronx, New York City, USA Project area: 175,000 sqm Project year: 2010 Photographs: Robert Benson Photography Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York City, has its main campus in the Rose Hill section of The Bronx.

Fordham University New Residence Halls / Sasaki

Sasaki undertook a master plan for the university with a special focus on residential life and student life. These investigations yielded a vision for an upper-classmen residential complex and a student life precinct that will combine a new campus center with all of the university’s recreational and athletic facilities. Sasaki provided the full range of services to Fordham including planning, architecture and landscape architecture. Ancient Futures: an Indian Perspective.

The phrase ‘ancient futures’ suggests an interesting way forward.

Ancient Futures: an Indian Perspective

Recent trends in the interior architecture and design field (few illustrative examples are discussed in the latter part of this essay) indicate a growing concern to find the perfect balance between the ideologies of the past and the needs of the future. The quest is to combine past and future in a way that is relevant to the present. This leads to an interest in the crafts as an area of ancient expertise and the challenge of adapting it to the contemporary.

When I look at architecture books, journals or magazines, a dilemma comes to my mind: what are we trying to project here, particularly in the case of India? The architect’s signature buildings which follow the modern or contemporary idiom are already a major feature in the glossy magazines published across the world. Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. The Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at Birdeye is located along Crowley’s Ridge National Scenic Byway.

Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery

In order to create a respectful memorial for our Veterans, the site was designed to take full advantage of this picturesque setting. The entire site consists of the burial sections, welcome center, maintenance facility, committal shelter, and honor guard area. The integration of site and architecture enhances the existing site while memorializing the lives and service of Veterans. The welcome center is located on the western edge of the cemetery and forms a large arc with views out over the cemetery grounds. The front façade is more of a solemn space with simplistic materials of concrete and wood. Santa Barbara Hardscape Landscaping Services...Residential Hardscaping. Get a Free Santa Barbara Hardscape Landscaping Estimate Today!

Santa Barbara Landscape contractors offers specialized residential and commercial hardscape installation, maintenance and design services in Santa Barbara. Terra cotta Archives - The Masonry of Denver. HIPR Highlights: 4 Hotel Rooftops Ideal for Autumn. We have a confession: our favorite season to wine and dine on rooftops is not summer (with its blazing sun and our sweaty skin… no thanks).

Instead, we much prefer the fall, when temps are crisp and the sun feels delightful instead of dreadful. Here are our favorite hotel rooftops for soaking up that Indian summer sunshine: • Departure Restaurant at the Nines in Portland, Oregon has two rooftop patios with sweeping views of downtown Portland, the Willamette River, Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens, plus the city’s largest sake list!

Broadcasting Architecture Worldwide. Details. Since Lodi Memorial Hospital opened its doors in 1952, the hospital has evolved to meet the growing and changing needs of the community. Population growth, new technologies, privacy concerns and state seismic regulations all played a part in a capital campaign that resulted in the construction of a new four-story, 130,000-square-foot South Wing, offering 90 new patient beds, a new emergency department, an expanded birthing center and the latest diagnostic, imaging and medical technologies.

CENTRIA products played a key part in the Lodi Memorial Hospital’s new South Wing on several levels: structural integrity, cost-effective installation, performance, high aesthetic value and sustainability. The Lodi Campus is quite expansive, but there was a tremendous desire to preserve land and minimize the physical footprint of the new structure on the existing property. Individual Buildings making a Global difference.

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Oct 27, 2014 Glass artist Ben Young (featured previously) makes intricate wave sculptures by stacking layers of laminated, clear float glass atop a concrete base. PaintCode. EFCO - Indianapolis Speedway. HOPE’S Steel & Bronze Windows & Doors - Commercial and Educational Portfolio.

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Excellent modern additions and renovations at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. New Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion of Quebec and Canadian Art and Bourgie Concert Hall has opened on October 14, 2011. With plenty of space for exhibitions, the pavilion occupies 59,000 square feet, increasing the exhibition space by 20%. Providing generous informations about Canada’s culture, the exhibit space will allow thousands of resident visitors, tourists, school groups and families to draw inspiration from its magnificent architecture. Glassy Renovation Brings Natural Light into Canadian Museum of Nature KPMB Architects' glazed renovation of the Canadian Museum of Nature.

The contrast between old and modern architecture can have beautiful and unexpected results.