KPF reclads Fifth Avenue office building with custom oversize IGUs

Brought to you by: Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Location: New York City Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info In 2018, Jared Kushner sold 666 Fifth Avenue to Brookfield Properties. Originally built in 1957, the midcentury skyscraper was due for an overhaul. This began with a renumbering of the address, which was changed to 660

Bates Smart faces Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C., with copper

Brought to you by: Architect: Bates Smart Location: Washington D.C. Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info Much like Uluru—or Ayers Rock, a sandstone landmark in the Australian Outback—the hues on the faces of the Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C., change throughout the day. This homage to nature in the built environment is not

SOM delivers innovative curtain wall for Schwarzman College of Computing

Brought to you by: Architect: SOM Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Completion Date: 2024 View More Project Info Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) boasts an enviable history of innovation in glass curtain walls. From New York’s Lever House to Chicago’s Inland Steel Building to San Francisco’s One Bush Street, SOM has been at the forefront of American

David Closes adds an aluminum entry to Baroque Museum of Catalonia

Brought to you by: Architect:David Closes Location: Manresa, Catalonia, Spain Completion Date: December 2023 View More Project Info David Closes, a Catalan architect, has completed work on a new entrance building and a series of renovations for the Baroque Museum of Catalonia. Located in the city of Manresa, the project sutures together the remains of

Bilgin Architects envelopes solar panel control center in stainless steel

Brought to you by: Architect: Bilgin Architects Location: Karapinar, Turkey Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info One of Europe’s largest solar fields, comprised of nearly eight square miles of photovoltaic cells, is located in the desert outside of Karapinar, a municipality in Central Turkey. Unusable for agricultural purposes, the site was designated an energy

Kohn Shnier and ERA Architects renovate University of Toronto library

Brought to you by: Architect: Kohn Shnier, ERA Architects Location: Toronto Completion Date: 2022 View More Project Info University College is a historic gothic building on the University of Toronto campus. Built in 1859, the structure is a designated National Historic Site. In 1890, a fire broke out in the building, destroying the college’s library.

GROUPWORK restores facade of 8 Bleeding Heart Yard

Brought to you by: Architect: GROUPWORK Location: London Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info GROUPWORK’s latest project in London’s Farringdon neighborhood reinstates the facades of eight historic buildings demolished in the 1960s. Located at 8 Bleeding Heart Yard, the office building’s new enclosure was designed using aluminum screens that mimic the original stone. It

Facades+ comes to Nashville for the first time

The Facades+ conference series comes to Nashville for the first time on April 21. The event’s program, held at the Westin Nashville, features nine expert-led presentations assembled with the help of co-chair Dave Powell, principal at HASTINGS. During breaks, make sure to stop by the Methods & Materials Gallery where you can speak with representatives

Jahn designs steel truss hangar for Pritzker Military Archives

Brought to you by: Architect: Jahn Location: Kenosha, Wisconsin Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info In 2003, Colonel Jennifer Pritzker founded the Pritzker Military Museum and Library in Chicago, Illinois. According to its website, the museum’s mission is to “increase the public’s understanding of military history, military affairs and national security by providing a

Olson Kundig faces an office building with aluminum shades

Brought to you by: Design architect: Olson Kundig Location: Atlanta Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info In recent years a bevy of mixed-use programming has popped up along Atlanta’s BeltLine, the ever-expanding rail-to-trail corridor. The latest of these projects is a new office building for MailChimp by Olson Kundig that prioritizes nature and relates

OMA designs jigsaw-like office in Amsterdam

Brought to you by: Architect: OMA Location: Amsterdam Completion Date: December 2023 View More Project Info In 1985 the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) entered a competition to design a bank headquarters for J.P. Morgan in Amsterdam’s Oud-Zuid neighborhood. The fledgling firm ultimately lost the bid to Wim Quist, the celebrated Dutch modernist. OMA has

Facades+ returns to New York City on April 4 and 5

Facades+ New York City returns on April 4 and 5. This year’s program will be led by Henning Larsen’s New York office. Co-chairing the event are Daniel Baumann, design director; Sebastian Hofmeister, senior associate; and Kritika Kharbanda, the firm’s lead sustainability specialist.  Getting Sustainability Done In New York City  Facades+ New York will kick off…

RIOS’s Echo Street West development in Atlanta recalls a railroad past

Brought to you by: Architect: RIOS Location: Atlanta Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info Echo Street West is a new mixed use development designed and master planned by RIOS. The project is sited at the confluence of several neighborhoods in northwest Atlanta and takes advantage of a recently completed expansion to Atlanta’s BeltLine initiative.

AUX Architecture designs a office for itself with aluminum doors

Brought to you by: Architect: AUX Architecture Location: Los Angeles Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info AUX Architecture has debuted its new studio in downtown L.A. The firm will cohabitate the space, a historic brick building constructed in 1915, with an art gallery and cafe. The project’s most significant architectural intervention is located on

Facades+ returns to Washington, D.C. on March 20

The Facades+ conference series returns to Washington, D.C. on March 20. The event will take place at the Washington Plaza Hotel in the heart of the nation’s capital. The one-day symposium will be led by co-chairs Jason Wright, principal at Hickok Cole; and Thomas Corrado, associate principal at Hickok Cole. The event will feature eight

Renzo Piano Building Workshop designs Ontario Court of Justice

Brought to you by: Architect:Renzo Piano Building Workshop Location: Toronto, Ontario Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW) has announced the completion of a new facility for the Ontario Court of Justice. The largest courthouse in Ontario will consolidate the court’s various offices and functions previously housed across separate facilities.