Record Houses 2010: Mountain House Pittman Dowell Residence Project X Tree House Villa Vals Woodstock Farm Well Hall Project Specs Project X Almere, The Netherlands Ren' Van Zuuk Architekten << Return to article the People Client: René van Zuuk & Marjo Körner Architect: Ren' Van Zuuk Architekten Personnel in architect's firm who should receive special credit: Office: René van Zuuk Architekten b.v., Almere / NL Design: René van Zuuk Structural Engineer: Van de Laar, Eindhoven / NL Photographer(s): Christian Richters the Products Walls: Rockwool; Alvon; Rigips; Calduran; Cembonit Floors: Unidek Roof: Dow Corning; Hertalan Ventilation: Stork Plumbing: Duravit
Today, the United States Artists Foundation announced the 50 winners of its annual award program. Each winner, including five in the category of architecture and design, will receive a $50,000 grant. United States Artists is an advocacy group dedicated to supporting America’s artists working across diverse disciplines. The organization launched in September 2005 with $22 million in seed funding provided by a coalition of leading foundations—Ford, Rockefeller, Prudential, and Rasmuson. This initial investment enabled the organization to pilot the program, which is now in its fifth year. For a full list of winners, visit the organization’s Web site. Photo courtesy
Known for community service, environmental stewardship, and inventive craft, materials, and forms, this is a firm whose time has come. “Cool” best describes this year’s AIA Firm of the Year, Pugh + Scarpa Architects. It speaks to the casual, unpretentious character of its work, which masks the refinement underlying what appears so easygoing.
Many readers may have come to know the work of AIA’s 2009 Firm of the Year, Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects (OSKA), through media coverage of such projects as Delta Shelter, Rolling Huts, and the much publicized Chicken Point Cabin. Sited in dramatic natural settings, the residences incorporate an abundance of glazing, a raw materiality, and the use of kinetic metal gadgetry that operates apertures and/or propels movement. These projects are the work of partner Tom Kundig, FAIA, whose architecture is both understated and bold, sometimes unpredictable, and always fresh.
Project Specs Zen Garden House Crestone, Colorado David Jay Weiner Architect << Return to article the People Architect David Jay Weiner Architect 425 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10016 T. (212) 696-4345 F. (212) 696-4384 E. firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. David Jay Weiner Mr. Andrew Saunders Mr. Chris Dufresne Engineer(s): Robert Silman Associates 88 University New York, NY 10003 T. (212) 620-7970 General contractor: Keith Teahen Teahen Construction P.O. Box 135 Crestone, Co 81131 (719) 256-5058 Photographer Bill Ellzey Photography P.O. Box 362 Crestone, CO 81131 (719) 256-4569 Renderer David Jay Weiner, Architects CAD system, project management, or other software used:
While Henry David Thoreau’s solitary sojourn at Walden Pond lasted two years, two weeks, and two days, it took Michal Friedrich, owner of Delta Shelter, also known as Stilt Cabin [RECORD, April 2006, page 92], in Mazama, Washington, only a year and a half to realize he wanted visitors to his secluded mountain retreat.