Facades+ to bring envelope excellence back to New York City

Brought to you by: Facades+ returns to New York for AN’s largest conference of the year on March 30 and 31. In its 11th edition, the conference will feature a full-day symposium on March 30 and workshop sessions on March 31. Highlighting the best in envelope design, the conference will emphasize the importance of embodied carbon,

Facades+ Atlanta celebrated women in design with a roundtable

It’s Women in Construction Week and today is International Women’s Day. At AN, we’ve already kicked off the month honoring women’s contributions to the AEC Industry. At our Facades+ conference in Atlanta last week, this conversation took center stage with AEC Rising: Women in Design & Construction Roundtable. For the discussion, NELSON’s Studio Director, Teresa

&bogdan brings the facade to the interior on a community center

Brought to you by: In Brussels, Belgium, Boulevard Leopold II, a major roadway that runs through the city’s Molenbeek-Saint-Jean and Koekelberg neighborhoods, brings connectivity while also dividing the adjacent neighborhoods. Local architect &bogdan designed Amal Amjahid, a community center, to reactivate the areas immediately surrounding the thoroughfare with the intention to bring people together. The site, located on

EOA Architects casts concrete headquarters for Smyrna Ready Mix

Brought to you by: Tennessee-based Smyrna Ready Mix’s new headquarters features sculptural concrete forms inspired by the company’s production process. Located on an 800-acre site south of Nashville, the project was designed to be a landmark for the company’s new campus. The ready-mix company worked with local firm EOA Architects to realize the five-story, 84,000-square-foot

Facades+ will come to Atlanta on March 2

The Architect’s Newspaper is bringing Facades+ back to Atlanta on March 2. Featuring the latest projects across the Southeast, the conference will feature a full-day symposium. AN has worked with NELSON Worldwide director Henry Cantwell and regional mixed-use leader Tom Arsovski as co-chairs to bring together a program that spans from media facades to high-performing

Tulipwood louvers align on a Shoreditch office building

Brought to you by: Waugh Thistleton Architects’ Black and White building features timber inside and out. Designed to offer flexible workspaces in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood, the sleek-finned building contains 38,000 square feet of net internal area across six stories. The building is made from a beech laminated veneer lumber (LVL) frame and cross-laminated timber (CLT)

Alexander Gorlin Architects designs a modernist facade in The Bronx

Brought to you by: Continuing two decades of work on affordable housing in New York, Alexander Gorlin Architects’ latest multifamily project, El Borinquen Residence, brings a modernist face to The Bronx’s Morrisania neighborhood. Named after the Taíno name for Puerto Rico, the project has brought 148 units to the primarily Latino neighborhood. Covering 90,000 square

KPMB designs a concrete-columned addition to Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Brought to you by: In 1954, media magnate Lord Beaverbrook offered to open a public art gallery in Fredericton, New Brunswick, to display his collection in the maritime provincial capital. Five years later, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery opened across from the provincial Legislative Assembly building. The original modernist building was designed by local architects Howell

Eskew + Dumez + Ripple draws from quarries for Bruce Museum addition

Brought to you by: At the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, science and art intertwine in more ways than one. New Orleans–based firm Eskew + Dumez + Ripple has designed a new wing for the museum faced with precast concrete panels and glass. The addition’s stonework references the striated geological bedrock found in local quarries

Facades+ will return to Washington, D.C. on February 14

Facades+ will return to Washington, D.C. for the first time in two years on February 14. The conference will bring a full-day program to the city for the first time; it will be co-chaired by Eric Feiss, a principal at GWWO Architects. Spanning from federal government projects to Washington’s first mass timber construction, the program

The Nashville Warehouse Co. references the city’s industrial past

Brought to you by: Inspired by the city’s industrial history, the Nashville Warehouse Co. marks the first large-scale mass timber project in Music City. Designed by Chicago-based Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture, the three-building complex offers 200,000 square feet of Class A office space. Rising five stories, the structures are notable due to their floor-to-floor heights: 18

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Facades+ returns to San Francisco on January 26th

On January 26, Facades+ will kick off its 11th year of programming with a conference in San Francisco. This year, for the first time Facades+ will bring a full-day symposium to the city, offering attendees a wide range of facade approaches in a diverse set of typologies and materials. The conference is co-chaired by Handel

Madrid’s metro gets a new identity with a black-finned facade

Brought to you by: The first phase of the new home for the Metro de Madrid, the Centro Integral del Transporte (CIT), has been completed with nearly zero-emission building status. Designed by a team of architects from Gutiérrez-delaFuente Arquitectos, Nexo Arquitectura, and Andrés Perea Arquitecto, the CIT represents the first phase of a larger redevelopment

Facades+ previews its 2023 lineup

As we start the new year, we’re already anticipating the start of AN’s Facades+ conference series, which kicks off at the end of January in San Francisco. In what will be our busiest year so far, Facades+ will land in 14 cities in 2023. We’re producing programs in new locations while also returning to the

Facades+ looks back on a successful 10th anniversary year

Brought to you by: Facades+ celebrated its 10th anniversary year with 12 successful events across North America. In a year that saw increasing interest in mass timber, embodied carbon, and adaptive reuse, Facades+ covered the highest performing and most innovative building envelope designs. Facades+ began the year with events in Atlanta, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.