Gothic revival facade at Vanderbilt University “sprinkles” the past with modern efficiency

While gothic revival architecture can be found on nearly any campus, rarely are these traditional exteriors extolled for their energy efficiency. However, the residential E. Bronson Ingram College building showcases the historic character of the treasured Vanderbilt University campus while also achieving LEED Gold. Located in Nashville, the campus holds an eclectic blend of late

The Susan Wakil Health Building unveils a striking facade in sunny Sydney

A light-filled, triple-height atrium welcomes patients, students, and visitors to the Susan Wakil Health Building, a new satellite of the University of Sydney. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Billard Leece Partnership, the healthcare hub consolidates teaching, research, and clinical functions under one roof. At more than 231,000 square feet, the project footprint is

IwamotoScott’s Cellular Origami transforms a San Francisco garage

While some may think that garage design is relevant only for showy car collectors and owners of detached single-family houses, the reality is that many garages are multistory parking structures in dense cities where car use is high. Of four finalists, San Francisco–based firm IwamotoScott won the design competition hosted by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to transform the

At Canoe Landing Campus in Toronto, the green roof becomes a fifth facade

Situated in downtown Toronto’s sprawling CityPlace residential district, Canoe Landing Campus is a mixed-use complex that brings life and a spot of color to a 3.3-acre lot that had sat empty for years. The $65 million, 158,893-square-foot compound introduces vertical community in a drastically different manner than the tall, blue-gray towers that have dominated the neighborhood since the

Meet Andrew Lawrence, keynote at AN’s TimberCon 2021

As AN counts down to our bi-annual timber conference, today we can share a glimpse into the life and work of our second-day keynote speaker, Andrew Lawrence. TimberCon will be held virtually on March 18th and 19th with speakers from both coasts of the US and Canada who will shed light on their latest projects, best practices for assembly, and forecast

The sculptural white mesh of Perkins & Will’s Gardner Neuroscience Institute stands out in a sea of brick

In an age where healthcare design is rapidly embracing new technologies and research to maximize patient care and comfort, the University of Cincinnati’s Gardner Neuroscience Institute stands out with its attention to detail for the specialized needs of the patients and healthcare workers who use the space. The outpatient facility, chosen as AN’s 2019 Best

Talking timber with Alan Organschi ahead of AN ’s TimberCon 2021

Ask any architect or engineer—timber is growing (no pun intended) on everyone. The Architect’s Newspaper is excited to present TimberCon 2021, hosted in partnership with Toronto’s Mass Timber Institute to foreground exemplary projects, identify best practices for assembly, and spotlight emerging technologies within the field. A two-day event packed with leading innovators and experts, TimberCon

Feilden Fowles introduces a high-tech sandstone pavilion to England’s Carlisle Cathedral

In the heart of a cathedral precinct of Northwest England, Feilden Fowles has refurbished a historic gothic Cathedral by extending its 500-year-old dining hall, aptly named the Fratry, to include a new pavilion. While the rectangular form of the new structure is seemingly simple, the red sandstone facade designed by the London-based architecture practice is