This year, London's Serpentine Pavilion plays with exuberant color and materials. Serpentine Pavilion 2015. SelgasCano, the Madrid-based firm known for its playful buildings wrapped in polychromatic plastic, has applied its signature material to the design of this year's Serpentine Pavilion in London.
Stephen Johnson created synthetic dough for this colorful tabletop in the new Play collection for Decode. Product designers descended on New York last week for NYCxDESIGN, an annual week-long celebration of design in May that includes the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, WantedDesign, BKLYN Designs and dozens of other events and showcases in warehouses, galleries, showrooms, and studios throughout the city. RECORD's team scouted the venues for the best and most interesting product innovations. Click the image above to view a slide show of our favorites. Rita Catinella Orrell writes about product design at designythings.com and architectstoybox.com.
A coastal community ravaged by Hurricane Ike rebuilds one of its fire stations with an eye toward the next storm. Don't let the miles of seaside kitsch fool you: Galveston, Texas, is no ordinary beach town.
“It’s not ripping my flesh off,” says Denise Scott Brown of the loss. Photo Venturi Scott Brown and Associates Denise Scott Brown in Las Vegas in 1968. There’s a long shadow hanging over the AIA Gold Medal for 2015. Yesterday, the institute announced that Moshe Safdie is next year’s winner—a surprise for those who were expecting Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown to get the prize. This was the first year Venturi and Scott Brown were jointly eligible because of a change in the rules to allow two architects to win the award together. That change was made in the
Portland is a strange land: a place where curbside compost is picked up more frequently than garbage, where the first new bridge over the Willamette River in 40 years doesn't allow private cars, and where the mayor would like to build tiny houses for the homeless on public property.
Art is at the heart of the architecture of the recently completed HOK-designed shuttle stations serving the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Among the half-dozen works on view, Blue Stratus, a luminous ceiling installation, serves as a bold entrance to this major new point of access to the airport.