Project Specs The Art Institute of Chicago'The Modern Wing Chicago, Illinois Renzo Piano Building Workshop << Return to article the People Architect Renzo Piano Building Workshop in collaboration with Interactive Design Inc., architects (Chicago) Design Team: J. Moolhuijzen (partner in charge),D.Rat, C.Maxwell-Mahon with A.Belvedere, D.Colas, P.Colonna, O.Foucher, A.Gallissian, S.Giorgio-Marrano, H.Lee, W.Matthews, T.Mikdashi, J.B.Mothes, Y.Pagès, B.Payson, M.Reale, J.Rousseau, A.Stern, A.Vachette, C.von Däniken and K.Doerr, M.Gomes, J.Nakagawa; Y.Kyrkos, C.Colson, O.Aubert (models) Consultants: Structure: Ove Arup & Partners Services: Ove Arup & Partners + Sebesta Blomberg Civil engineering Patrick Engineering Structure for bridge interface with Millenium Park: Wiss, Janey, Elstner Associates Inc
The biennial Euroluce lighting show took place this April alongside Milan’s Salone del Mobile. Though decorative luminaires were on the decline, some fixtures had forms that were way out there. Click here to view highlights from the show. Image shown Foscarini’s Fly-Fly
As you approach Thomas Phifer and Partners’ house in upstate New York, the long, steep climb up a winding country road ends not with a dramatic structure, nor a sweeping panorama; its denouement is merely a prelude to the multifaceted spatial sequence to come.
Alfred Swenson and his late wife, Pao-Chi Chang, were drawn to the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) for one reason: Mies van der Rohe. Both studied architecture there under Mies during the 1950s.
Retrospectives, by their very name, entail a lengthy look back at an artist’s career. But Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective, which was conceived by the Yale University Art Gallery and opened on November 16 at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), in North Adams, is looking ahead — 25 years ahead. This semipermanent exhibition will be on view at least that long.
Following two decades of prison and exile, Luyanda Mpahlwa is now a founding partner in the award-winning South African firm MMA Architects. He spent two decades in prison and in exile, but Luyanda Mpahlwa is now a partner in a thriving architectural practice. MMA Architects—his Cape Town, South Africa, firm—has gained international recognition for projects both at home and abroad. The firm’s work on an innovative housing project in the impoverished Mitchell’s Plain Township has just been honored with the Curry Stone Design Prize, a $100,000 humanitarian award established this year to pay tribute to designers tackling the needs of