Archivo de la etiqueta: Morphosis Architects

Morphosis Unveils Plans for 381-Meter-Tall Skyscraper in Vals

Morphosis Architects’ highly anticipated plans for a new luxury hotel in Vals has been unveiled. The proposal, selected by 7132 Ltd (and denounced by the jury) following an international competition, was lauded by the client for its “minimalist approach” that will “help… Sigue leyendo

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AD Round Up: Mardi Gras Edition

February 17 is Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” traditionally a Catholic holiday that celebrates the last night of indulging in guilty pleasures before participating in the penitential season of Lent. Celebrated around the world with elaborate parties, parades, dancing, and other… Sigue leyendo

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Jurors Deny Support of Morphosis’ Vals Hotel Appointment

A group of five high-profile jurors, lead by Louisa Hutton of Berlin-based Sauerbruch Hutton, have issued a statement through the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects (SIA) denying any support of Morphosis’ appointment to design the 7132 Hotel in Vals, Switzerland.… Sigue leyendo

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Morphosis Chosen to Design New Luxury Hotel in Vals

Morphosis Architects has been chosen ahead of Steven Holl6a Architects and four others in an international competition to design a new “7132 Hotel” in Vals, Switzerland. The 100-suite luxury hotel, planned to be built adjacent to Peter Zumthor’s Therme Vals spa, is expected to be unveiled this Spring. Commenting on their selection, Thom Mayne, Pritzker-prize laureate and founder of Morphosis said, “We are thrilled about the jury’s decision and look forward to working with a visionary client to create a unique design that resonates with this incredible destination in the Alps.” 

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Spotlight: Thom Mayne

The principal architect of LA firm MorphosisThom Mayne was the recipient of the 2005 Pritzker Prize and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, and is known for his experimental architectural forms, often applying them to significant institutional buildings such as the New York’s Cooper Union building, the Emerson College in Los Angeles and the Caltrans District 7 Headquarters.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Hall / Morphosis Architects

Architects: Morphosis Architects
Location: Bill and Melinda Gates Hall, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Area: 9425.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Roland Halbe

Landscape Architect: Code Consultants Professional Engineers, P.C. & Morphosis
Fire Protection: Syska Hennessy Group, Inc…
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a+u 529: Recent Projects

The October issue of a+u… introduces 14 recent works from around the globe. In particular, the issue is focused on architecture that emerged from the relationship with the urban structures or the developmental history of the site. Over time, they influence Sigue leyendo

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The Berlage Archive: Thom Mayne (1996)

In this 1996 lecture Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne describes his views of architectural theory and his unique approach to the architectural process at a time when firms had begun the transition to 3D digital models. As one of the founders of Santa… Sigue leyendo

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