Once again, I’m dragged to Brooklyn to an other inspiring and beautiful adaptive reuse project. This time, Archtober led me to visit Kickstarter’s headquarters, designed by Ole Sondresen architect.
Everything started back to the 1970’s, when Pelli Clarke Pelli architects designed the One World Financial Center. After 9/11, the architects were called back to re-think the entry to the building.
Grimshaw architects NY office hosted a very interesting panel on thursday night about the future of design.
For the climate week in NYC, a bunch of passionating events were organized to finally end with the People’s Climate March. This is how I had the chance to visit the LEED-certified Center for Spiritual Development, 124 East 31st Street.
The first tour of the Building of the Day program is the Public Theater at Astor Place by Ennead architects.
Philosophy, methods, projects, future plans, … discover Architecture Research Office.
An amazing, optimistic, motivating talk by Edward Mazria was held at the AIA NYC chapter on architects and urbanists environmental urgent responsibility. Here is a report.
HABITAT III is an international conference held every 20 years. The world’s national governments, NGOs and Civil Society meet to cope with key issues such as housing, urbanisation and social equity.
Pour cette deuxième balade architecturale dans Paris, nous sommes encore dans le nord de la ville, dans le 19e arrondissement. On regarde cette fois les façades.
Surprising news about the demolition of bright new buildings to protect Istanbul’s skyline.
As everything in life depends directly on how you look at it, a building or a place is interacting with its context.
C’est dans le cadre du chantier dont je suis le maître d’œuvre d’exécution que j’ai eu la chance de visiter une usine de métallurgie au Portugal.
Voilà que j’ai retrouvé dans mes notes quelques pensées de Lucien Kroll, lors de son intervention le 28/10/13 au Pavillon de l’Arsenal.
Giancarlo Mazzanti, one of the winners of the Global Award for sustainable architecture, talks at the Cité de l’architecture in Paris and answers the questions “How do you work?” and “What do you do?”.
A misadventure with the SNCF got me stuck in the middle of Burgundy for a few hours. The first attraction I bumped into was the Musée de la faïence. What a chance, the museum appeared to be beautiful!
Not sure these pics are from our world, from the future or from spaceships but they certainly impose respect!
The exhibition, going on through june 1st, is called Franck Lloyd Wright and the city: Density vs. Dispersal and explore the ambiguity of FLW’s standing about the future of the city.
See Paris’ urbanization over the past two centuries.