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.

luis vidal + architects tops Logan Airport with a red volume

Brought to you by: Architect: luis vidal + architects Completion Date: October 2023 Location: Boston View More Project Info luis vidal + architects has delivered an expansion to Terminal E, the international concourse at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The project incorporates renovated portions of the existing terminal into a new structure—resulting in a cumulative 390,000

Facades+ returns to Dallas on February 23

The Facades+ conference series returns to Dallas on February 23, 2024. The event will take place at the Statler, an iconic mid-century modern hotel in the heart of downtown Dallas. The symposium, led by co-chair Yen Ong, partner and cofounder of 5G Studio Collaborative, will feature seven expert-led presentations. This year’s program also contains an

HED designs Mariposa Lily with art deco plaster detailing

Brought to you by: Architect: HED Completion Date: November, 2023 Location: Los Angeles View More Project Info HED, a nationally recognized architecture and engineering firm, has added 41 units of affordable housing to the Pico Union neighborhood of Los Angeles through the completion of a mid-sized residential tower called Mariposa Lily. The project is sited

gh3* uses open weave brick pattern for Windermere Fire Station

Brought to you by: Architect: gh3* Completion Date: June 2023 Location: Edmonton, Alberta View More Project Info Canadian architectural office gh3* has designed a new fire station in the Windermere neighborhood of Edmonton, Alberta. The net-zero building is powered by a rooftop photovoltaic array and geothermal heat pump. The building’s massing takes elements from traditional

SOM equips Volpe Transportation Center with aluminum fins

Brought to you by: Architect: SOM Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Completion Date:2023 View More Project Info SOM has conceived a new home for the John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The curtain wall facade is covered by vertical aluminum shades modeled after the wings and fins of aircrafts in a nod to

Facades+ will come to 13 cities in 2024

In 2024 The Architect’s Newspaper will bring the Facades+ conference series to 13 cities. This will be the 12th year of the conference and we are excited for another year of amazing programs, which will continue to highlight the latest and greatest in high performance envelope design. This year, the conferences will include a new

KPF wraps 320 Granville in Vancouver with a curved curtain wall

Brought to you by: Architect: KPF Location: Vancouver Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info A Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF)–designed office tower, named after its address, 320 Granville, has completed construction in Vancouver. The building is located in the city’s Central Waterfront Hub, an area which straddles Vancouver’s downtown commercial hub and borders Waterfront Station,

Koning Eizenberg Architecture designs University of Melbourne Student Pavilion

Brought to you by: Architect: KoningEizenberg Architecture Location: Melbourne, Australia Completion Date: February 2023 Los Angeles–based design studio KoningEizenberg Architecture (KEA) has completed construction on a new student pavilion for the University of Melbourne in Victoria, Australia. Circulation on the new concrete building was pushed to the exterior, which is detailed with extruded balconies, wood

Gehry Partners references icebergs for Warner Bros. headquarters

Brought to you by: Architect: Gehry Partners Location: Burbank, California Completion Date: 2023 To coincide with Warner Bros. Entertainment’s transition into its second century of operation, after its centennial in 2023, Gehry Partners has completed an 870,000-square-foot office complex in Burbank, California dubbed “The Second Century Project.” The office complex is roughly composed of two

Facades+ kicks off 2024 in San Francisco on January 25

On January 25, the Facades+ conference series returns to San Francisco for our first event of 2024. The symposium will be co-chaired by Francesca Oliveira, principal at SOM, and features seven expert-led presentations on topics such as facade performance and carbon. It will also showcase a few of California’s most innovative and striking building envelopes.

MJMA clads Ontario community center in standing seam metal panels

Brought to you by: Architect: MJMA Architecture & Design Location: London, Ontario Completion Date: 2022 At East Lions park in London, Ontario, MJMA Architecture & Design completed an overhaul of the park’s recreation facilities, circulation, and landscaping. The firm also designed a brand new community center that replaces a disused outdoor pool. Clad in standing

Cunningham Architects shades office with Accoya wood screens

Brought to you by: Architect: Cunningham Architects Location: Dallas Completion Date: 2023 Dallas-based retailer Half Price Books has constructed a new office complex adjacent to its flagship store on Northwest Highway. Designed by local firm Cunningham Architects, the project consists of four stories and 26,000 square feet of space that will be used for a

These are the top facades AN covered in 2023

Brought to you by: This week, we’ve gathered AN’s picks for the best facades covered in 2023. These projects were sourced from around the globe and exhibit a wide variety of material expressions, ranging from woven carbon and glass fiber to precast concrete and reclaimed brick. Check out our list to discover facades as diverse as

BIG unveils The Spiral, a glass tower wrapped with climbing balconies

Brought to you by: Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Location: New York Completion Date: 2023 Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) is responsible for the latest addition to Hudson Yards, a supertall glass skyscraper named The Spiral for the ascending terraces lining its facade. The building sits on West 34th Street, straddling 10th Avenue and Hudson Boulevard

Facade Tectonics Institute Welcomes new Executive Director Katerina Hojgrova Neme

The Façade Tectonics Institute welcomes its new Executive Director, Katerina Hojgrova Neme, replacing Valerie Block, who has served as the interim Executive Director since 2021. Katerina comes to FTI from UK’s Built Environment Media (former World Architecture News), where she has been since 2007. Here, she was US West Coast Correspondent and a manager of

Glass prisms compose OSO’s Deloitte Summit tower in Vancouver

Brought to you by: Architect: OSO Location: Vancouver Completion Date: 2023 An office tower composed of a shifting cluster of glass boxes, straddles Vancouver’s Business district and cultural center. Designed by the Japanese firm OSO for Deloitte, one of the big four accounting firms, the building attempts to balance the character of the city’s business