The University of Wisconsin School of Architecture and Urban Planning has given its 2013 Urban Edge award to New Yorkers Michael Manfredi and Marion Weiss. As the winners, the duo has curated a day-long symposium on new approaches to infrastructure that will take place in Milwaukee on Friday, April 5.
On April 18, the American Institute of Architects chapter in New York's Westchester County and Hudson River Valley will celebrate the release of Ezra Stoller Photographer, a new monograph published by Yale University Press. Architectural Record is the media sponsor of the event, which will include talks by Erica Stoller (daughter of Ezra, director of Esto, and co-editor of the book) and former Progressive Architecture editor John Morris Dixon.
Can tall buildings ever truly become carbon-neutral? In its monthly video series, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat asked a promintent group of designers to answer the question. Watch the video after the jump.
On my annual pilgrimage to visit family in Panama City last week, I checked in on developments at the BioMuseo, Frank Gehry’s new museum on the Amador Causeway that will focus on Panama’s great natural wealth and the history of the isthmus. Gehry Partners senior associate Bill Childers was in town and took me on a tour.
Image courtesy NBBJSeattle-based firm NBBJ is circulating its design for Google's enormous new 1.1-million-square-foot campus next to the company's current headquarters outside San Francisco. The complex, consisting of nine buildings connected by bridges, will be located on a 42-acre site leased by NASA. There is no word yet on the project's estimated cost or timetable. Paul Goldberger has the full scoop in an article in Vanity Fair.