Harry Bertoia may be best known for the Diamond chair, an airy icon of sculptured wire. But last week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design debuted two exhibits showcasing some of the Italian-born sculptor and designer’s less familiar talents: his jewelry and his forays into sonic art.
The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) unveiled a revamped set of priorities March 9 for architects working on public facilities and infrastructure. These four new guiding principles—equity, sustainability, resiliency, and healthy living—align with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s environmental and economic policies.
Foster + Partners, Grimshaw Architects, and Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will design a trio of pavilions for Expo 2020 in Dubai. The three firms beat ten competitors in a global competition whose results were announced on March 12.
It’s not news that the architectural profession is demographically skewed. Despite moderate progress over the last decade, women and people of color continue to be underrepresented. However, a report released by the AIA yesterday puts these disparities into numbers.
Shunning conventional terms like principal and firm, Greg Corso and Molly Hunker consider themselves cocaptains of their emerging design team. It’s fitting, then, that the duo decided to name their collaboration SPORTS.
Snøhetta revealed its design today for the Temple University Library in Philadelphia, scheduled to open in 2018. Solitary book-hunting will yield to collaborative studying in the 225,000 square foot facility, designed in collaboration with Stantec.