Rather than putting their own projects on display, some design firms are using communal areas in their offices to stage art exhibitions throughout the year. Photo courtesy FXFOWLE Click on the button to see more images. When it comes to decorating their office walls, architects typically display images of their projects. But in the early days of Fox & Fowle (now FXFOWLE), the firm, launched in 1978, didn’t have any completed buildings to show off. So cofounder Bruce Fowle enlisted his artist friends to hang their work in his budding Midtown office. More than three decades later, FXFOWLE has built
For the fourth straight year, heavyweights AECOM and Gensler have landed at the number one and two spots, respectively, on our annual Top 250 Architecture Firms list, which ranks companies according to architectural revenue in the prior year.
Image courtesy FXFOWLE/LIFANG Click on the slide show button to see images of the museum. Related Links: FXFOWLE Tapped for Dubai Bridge Skyscraper Craze Rages On Foreign Markets No Longer A RefugeAbu Dhabi Marches Forward Like many global design firms, FXFOWLE is finding fertile ground in Saudi Arabia. In Riyadh, the country’s capital, the New York-based firm has six active projects in the King Abdullah Financial District, a 55 million-square-foot, mixed-use development. Among them is the Museum of Built Environment, which aims to explore the role that social, economic, and environmental forces have played in the region’s constructed landscape, both
McGraw-Hill Construction announced to staff members today that Cathleen McGuigan, the longtime Newsweek architecture critic and arts editor, has been named editor in chief of Architectural Record, the nation’s leading architecture publication for more than a century. The announcement comes three months after Robert Ivy stepped down from the post in order to head the American Institute of Architects.
Photo courtesy Taliesin Preservation, Inc. Taliesin's tour season begins on April 28. Click to view images of the famous Wisconsin estate. Image courtesy Architectural Record Click to view RECORD's coverage of Taliesin in 1913. The photos are by Henry Fuermann. Photo courtesy Architectural Record Notable Houses in 1911: We combed through back issues of RECORD to see what types of houses were appearing in 1911, the year construction of Taliesin began. Here, a few examples. Most architects are well acquainted with Taliesin, one of the most storied dwellings in America. Situated in the rolling countryside near Spring Green, Wisconsin, the
Photo ' Jeff Goldberg/Esto for Ennead Architects Click to view winners of the architecture awards. Click to view winners of the interiors awards. Click to view winners of the urban design awards. Click to view winners of the unbuilt work awards. A skyscraper in China, a wastewater treatment plant in New York, and an art museum in North Carolina are among the 38 winners of AIA New York’s 2011 Design Awards. Now in its 30th year, the annual awards program recognizes exemplary projects located in New York City or designed by architects practicing in New York City. Honor and merit