Transportation: Bath Spa Bus StationCarrasco International Airport New Terminal Dubai Metro Red Line and Green Line Fairbanks International Airport Li'ge-Guillemins TGV Railway Station Terminal B Concourse, Mineta San Jose International Airport The Rosa Parks Transit Center Tempe Transportation Center International Arrivals Building Expansion at Washington Dulles International Airport Project Specs Terminal B Concourse, Mineta San Jose International Airport San Jose, California Gensler, in association with Steinberg Architects << Return to article the People Client: City of San Jose Architect: Gensler, in association with Steinberg Architects 2500 Broadway, Suite 300 Santa Monica, CA 90404 Gensler Two Harrison Street, Suite 400 San
Long before the athletes go for the gold at the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, native son Omer Arbel won the commission to design the medals the winning competitors will sport around their necks. Trained as an architect, Arbel divides his time equally between designing buildings and objects since founding his own firm, Omer Arbel Office, in 2005. The medals, however, are a first for Arbel, whose industrial design projects consist mainly of furniture and lighting. “We’ve never done anything like this before,” he admits. Photo courtesy Vanoc/Covan Click on the slide show icon to see additional photos. Arbel’s design
Imagine New York City’s UN Headquarters building transported from its stuffy midtown location to a trendy downtown spot, kinked in the middle, rotated 90 degrees, and balanced over an elevated rail-line-cum-popular parkland and you’ve got the Standard New York.
Project Specs Standard New York New York, New York Polshek Partnership << Return to article the People Architect Polshek Partnership Architects 320 West 13th Street New York, NY 10014 212-807-7171 tel 212-807-5917 fax Todd Schliemann FAIA, Design Partner Kevin McClurkan AIA, Management Partner Megan Miller AIA, Project Architect Amy Lin AIA, Project Designer Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre AIA, Project Architect Michael O’Meara Frederick Tang Gary Anderson Darla Elsbernd John LaBombard Apichat Leungchaikul Saem Oh Jesse Peck Alan Slusarenko Maya Weissman-Ilan Interior designer(s): Shawn Hausman; Roman & Williams—Stephen Alesch, Principal Robin Standefer, Principal Eric Cheong, Project Manager Jennifer Dubas, Project Designer; André Balazs
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