Archivo de la etiqueta: Snohetta

Five Proposals Unveiled for Presidio Parklands in San Francisco

Last week, the five teams competing for the Presidio Parkland project in San Francisco unveiled their proposals in a public meeting at the project site. The parkland, made possible by the replacement of an elevated highway by a new tunnel, will command stunning views… Sigue leyendo

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Pictorial> Shortlisted firms share their visions for San Francisco’s Presidio

As AN just reported, five teams have shared their plans for the new Presidio Parklands, a 13-acre recreational site lying between Crissy Field and the Presidio’s Main Post. The schemes follow on the heels of a the Presidio Trust’s rejection last February of three teams’ proposals for a nearby cultural center. The winner will be chosen this January. […]
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AD Interviews: European Architects on the Mies van der Rohe Award

The European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award is one of the most important and prestigious prizes for architecture within Europe. First established in 1987, the prize is awarded every two years, and a look at the… Sigue leyendo

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3 of The New Yorker’s Best Architecture Reads

If you like magazines, then you’ll love this: the New Yorker, celebrating their recent redesign, have made their archive free for a limited period only. And, making up for their hiatus as they wait for a redesign of their own, Places Journal has gone to the… Sigue leyendo

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‘Edge Effect’ garden by Snøhetta & Knippers Helbig

'Edge Effect' garden by Snøhetta & Knippers Helbig, photo: Louise Tanguay

‘Edge Effect’ by architects Snøhetta and engineering firm Knippers Helbig, is one of 22 contemporary gardens on display at the 15th International Garden Festival (IGF).     “In the often overlooked narrow threshold between boreal forest and open meadow, a particular set of species thrive between two contrasting environments.” says Snøhetta. “By encircling a moment […]
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Critical Round-Up: The September 11 Memorial Museum

Set to open to the public on Wednesday after a highly controversial and contested journey from idea to reality, the September 11 Memorial Museum has inevitably been a talking point among critics this week. The museum by Davis Brody Bond occupies the space… Sigue leyendo

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BIG, SHoP, Snøhetta Among Shortlist for Melbourne Office Complex

Australian developer CBUS Property has invited four pairs of Australian and internationally-renowned architectural practices to compete to design an office complex at a 6,000 square meter site in downtown Melbourne, Australia where the National Mutual Plaza currently stands.
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Snøhetta’s Lacy Envelope in Oslo’s Barcode District

Brought to you with support from: A custom designed, prefabricated panel system of white aluminum and glass brings a softer aesthetic to a new development in Norway. For the Barcode district in Norway—a new, mixed-use high-rise development along the waterfront in central Oslo—the architectural arm of design firm Snøhetta recently completed a 20,000-square-foot building. Two […]
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