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LIGHTOLIER - Lighting that Makes a Difference. Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building | WDG: Architecture, Planning, Interiors. Program Historic landmark repositioning to a 499,247-sf, 262-suite luxury hotel with 39,000-sf meeting space,13,000-sf grand ballroom, and retail, spa and museum. Description The Trump Organization was selected by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) for the most sought after hotel redevelopment opportunity in the country. The greatest assets of the building are its iconic exterior facade, interior cortile, and soaring clock tower. The 262 suites and penthouses are designed to be the most luxurious in the city. The hotel will have expansive banquet facilities, ballroom and meeting spaces, as well as a spa and indoor and outdoor gardens. WDG is the Architect of Record for this project in collaboration with Design Architect Beyer Blinder Belle. 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). The Altes Museum (Old Museum) by Karl Friedrich Schinkel was completed in 1828, and then in 1841 King Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia ordered his court architect, Friedrich August Stüler, to draw up a plan to develop the land behind the Altes Museum – hitherto used for commercial purposes – and create a ‘sanctuary for the arts and sciences’. Designed by Stüler, the Neues Museum (New Museum) became the first component of this visionary haven, and was erected between 1841 and 1859. 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.

From zero tolerance policing to anti-social conduct by-laws, from privatization to militarization, from gentrification to sanitization, from pervasive surveillance to exclusionary urban design, each can be considered as an example of this trend. 1 This article presents research based on qualitative methods. Our fieldwork concentrated on two phas (...) 3In the following, we focus on three issues. First, we analyse how public spaces in the city are used by the homeless.

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. 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 white leather sofa, colorful kilim and grand piano If you could have such a room, what would it be for? Don’t forget to check out Cocoon’s first reader giveaway. Modern Buttress. 11 Adelaide Street West, Toronto. Raheen Library at Australian Catholic University / Woods Bagot (499192) Awards & Recognition | 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.

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. “Beautifully situated in the foothills of the Los Padres National Forest,” writes Mr. Leigh, the College’s chapel benefits “from its stylistic unity.” That same day, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat noted the Journal story in his online blog, describing Leigh’s article as “a lovely piece.” Palladio Award In 2011, Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel’s architect, Duncan Stroik of the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, won a Palladio Award, sponsored by Traditional Building and Period Homes magazines. Architect Magazine “EWTN Live” Faith & Form Architect George C.

Adoremus Bulletin Building Stone Institute Traditional Building. Bozzuto Buzz April 2013 | The Bozzuto Group - Bozzuto. Bozzuto Celebrates 25th Anniversary A quarter century brings a lot of changes (and not just in hairstyles). 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. That concern has been our underlying strength for these 25 years. And it will guide us just as surely through whatever changes the next 25 bring. “We live up to our word. —Tom Bozzuto Check out the Bozzuto 25th anniversary website at Bozzuto25.com Back to the top A look to the Future The morning of February 20th, 2013, Tom Bozzuto gathered the employees of the Bozzuto corporate office for breakfast and for a series of important announcements.

“Collectively, we have built a company with unquestionable values and integrity. The first announcement was made with mixed emotions. 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. The client wanted to transform this dark and cavernous space into a modern setting that showcases his nouvelle barbeque cuisine. The focus of the design is a dynamic undulating ceiling installation that is evocative of smoke and charred wood and, upon leaving the restaurant full of barbequed delicacies, bones. Though the installation is intensely figural and voluminous, it is actually composed entirely of flat laser cut MDF (wood composite) fins that simply and easily hook onto two laser cut steel rails that follow the curvature of the canopy.

Originating from the rear of the dining space, the installation literally bridges the gap between old and new before billowing out the front entry to form an awning that delicately floats through the historic façade without touching it. 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. 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. The campus’s main entry point is formed by the intersection of East Fordham Road and the Metro-North commuter rail line. While anchored on one side by the William D. Walsh Family Library, this entrance lacked another building that could make it a true celebratory gateway to the 85-acre Fordham campus. Ancient Futures: an Indian Perspective | Sangam. The phrase ‘ancient futures’ suggests an interesting way forward. 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. Then I ask a question, where are we leading towards? What our futures will be like? We feel the world is moving towards authenticity.

About The author: Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery. The Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at Birdeye is located along Crowley’s Ridge National Scenic Byway. 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. The building is organized around a central entrance canopy that opens up, welcoming the visitors into the space in a respectful way. The details begin to increase throughout the building, making it a livelier place as you reach the back of the building. Description from ArchDaily. 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.

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I have been doing a lot of research on architectural terra cotta this year, focusing on terra cotta manufactured in the Denver area. Over the summer, I came across an article about Julius Peter ‘Pete’ Ambrusch, the lead sculptor at the Denver Terra Cotta Company from 1923 to about 1939. The article referenced a project that he worked on at the Colorado School of Mines, so I thought I’d drive over to see if I could identify which building he worked on. Sure enough, I spotted it right away: Berthoud Hall. Berthoud Hall was designed by Temple Buell [pdf] in 1937 and was constructed between 1938 and 1940. It was a WPA project, though it was constructed late in the Depression. This was not Temple Buell’s first time working with Ambrusch and the Denver Terra Cotta Company. Terra cotta is one of my favorite building materials, and it is exemplified in all of its glory at Berthoud Hall. Look closely at the rich ornament of the terra cotta above the entrance.

HIPR Highlights: 4 Hotel Rooftops Ideal for Autumn | Hawkins International Public Relations' blog. 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! • The ultimate New Orleans experience includes panoramic views of the city and a Washbucket Martini made with the perfect combo of gin and vodka.

. • The posh new La Terrazza at Hotel Continentale in Florence, Italy is the perfect place to take in the setting sun over the Ponte Vecchio and offers a brand new menu inspired by Italian classics. . • How do you upgrade your site seeing? -Catherine Colford Be Sociable, Share! Like this: Like Loading... ArchDaily | 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. These lightweight metal panels were able to be added to the existing structure with only minor additional structural support. Individual Buildings making a Global difference. Elevatorbob's Elevator Pictures - Hoistway Landing Entrances - Passenger Elevator Doors - Page 3. Hoistway Landing Entrances Passenger Elevator Doors Page 3 Return to elevatorbob's Hoistway Landing Entrances Return to elevatorbob's Elevator Pictures Image 61 Fancy... Image 62 Fancier...(1 of 2) Image provided by: Tre Yung I know more!

Image 63 Close-up of ornate flower (2 of 2) Image provided by: Tre Yung I know more! Image 64 A competitive sporting team of some sort - New York City, New York, U.S.A. Image 65 Somewhere in Munich, Germany Image provided by: Eric Cartmann I know more! Image 66 Image provided by: Bob Bernard I know more! Image 67 Watch your step, head, back, and wallet! Image 68 (1 of 2) Could the W be for "Westinghouse? " Image 68A (2 of 2) Yes! Image 69 It's so private I don't know where it's located... Image 70 Not very wheelchair or handicapped friendly... Image 71 Derelict Schwartz Chemical Plant in New York, New York, U.S.A. Image 72 Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Image provided by: Carney Watts I know more! Image 75 Somewhere in Portugal... Image 78. WALSH Construction Co. | Departure Restaurant + Lounge. THE COLONY | ICRAVE. Satisfying New Model Codes for Illuminating Steps, Ramps, and Paths of Egress | Sponsored by Intense Lighting | Originally published in the December 2013 issue of <em>Architectural Record</em>

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