KPMB’s The Leaf features a state-of-the-art ETFE roof

Brought to you by: Architect:KPMB Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Completion Date:2022 In 2018, Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Conservatory closed its doors pending the demolition of its original 1914 building last renovated in 1968. The Leaf, the state-of-the-art successor to the Conservancy’s original botanical garden, by KPMB Architects, completed last year. A defining element of the new

Vertical panels of copper wrap AiF’s 37 Hillside Senior Apartments

Brought to you by: Architect: Architecture in Formation Location:New York Completion Date:2023 New York City–based firm Architecture in Formation (AiF) has delivered 164 units of 100 percent affordable housing to Inwood, a neighborhood on the Northern tip of Manhattan. The 37 Hillside Senior Apartments sit on a sloped site which was formerly occupied by a mid-century chapel, Rocky

Interactive Learning Pavilion couples concrete with aluminum railings

Brought to you by: Architect: LMN Architects Location: Santa Barbara, California Completion Date: 2023 At the base of the Santa Ynez mountain range, west of Los Angeles, sits the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara, where Seattle-based LMN Architects has recently completed the university’s first classroom-specific building since 1967. The 90,000-square-foot Interactive Learning Pavilion is housed across two buildings

Facades+ will return to Los Angeles on November 9 and 10

On November 9 and 10, The Architect’s Newspaper will host the annual Facades+ Los Angeles conference. This year’s event will include an eight-session symposium on the first day followed by a day of workshops. For the first time since 2019, the workshop day will be held in person, a feature of the conference which was

AN talks with Bill Zahner about sustainability

A. Zahner Company was founded in 1897 and has since grown into an industry-leading architectural metals manufacturer. Bill Zahner, the company’s CEO, is largely credited with the company’s global growth. Recently, AN spoke with Bill to discuss the company’s response to the growing emphasis in the AEC industry on sustainability.  Read more here.

In Vietnam, a brick screen shades Tropical Space’s Premier Office

Brought to you by: Architect:Tropical Space Completion Date:2022 Location:Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnamese architecture firm Tropical Space has devised a new office building in Ho Chi Minh City. The project, named Premier Office, utilizes complex brick masonry to achieve a comfortable balance of natural light, shading, and ventilation. The brick screens are oriented to

MVRDV reclads tower in colorful panels for women and children’s center

  Brought to you by: Architect: MVRDV Location: Shenzhen, China Completion Date: September, 2023 The Rotterdam-based firm MVRDV recently announced the completion of the Shenzhen Women and Children’s Center. The project involved the adaptive reuse of a tower that was originally constructed in 1994, but was never fully occupied due to insufficient fireproofing measures. The tower had

In Germany, Texoversum features a woven fiber facade

  Brought to you by: Architect: Allmannwappner, Menges Scheffler Architekten Location:Reutlingen, Germany Completion Date: 2023 German firms Allmannwappner and Menges Scheffler Architekten collaborated to design Texoversum, a new facility for Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences’ School of Textiles & Design. The new building is part of a larger expansion masterplan for the University. The facade

Concrete setbacks define SOM’s 1245 Broadway office tower

Brought to you by: Architect: SOM Location: New York City Completion Date: 2022 On the northern edge of the New York City’s NoMad neighborhood stands SOM’s recently completed 1245 Broadway, an office tower designed to resemble the wedding cake buildings which came to define Manhattan’s architecture in the 20th century. The tower features large spans

Stanton Williams designs textured-concrete forms for UCL’s Marshgate

Brought to you by: Architect: Stanton Williams Completion Date: September 2023 Location: London Located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the East side of London, the Marshgate building is a brand new facility for the University College London (UCL) designed by the Stirling Prize–winning architectural firm Stanton Williams. The imposing concrete building found precedent in

Morris Adjmi Architects emulate train tracks for The Row Fulton Market

Brought to you by: Architect: Morris Adjmi Architects Location: Chicago Completion Date: 2023 Morris Adjmi Architects’ (MA) The Row Fulton Market is a mixed-use tower containing streetside retail and 300 residential units. The building is located in Chicago’s West Loop, near the landmark-designated Fulton-Randolph Market District, a former warehouse district that has seen immense growth

Oversized glass panels repeat across ODA’s 101 West 14th Street

Brought to you by: Architect: ODA Location: New York Completion Date: 2023 In Manhattan, where Greenwich Village, West Village, Union Square and Chelsea merge is 101 West 14th Street. The residential building designed by ODA Architecture and developed by Gemini Rosemont Development aimed to create a heightened occupant experience. The condominium offers 10,000 square feet

Facades+ will come to the Windy City on October 6

On October 6, The Architect’s Newspaper’s Facades+ conference series returns to Chicago. The event will feature a day-long symposium with eight expert-led presentations. During breaks in the program attendees are encouraged to visit the Methods & Materials exhibition hall where they can speak with industry-leading facade manufacturers. Click here to view additional information about the

Hord Coplan Macht installs metal scrim on facade of CSU Hydro building

Brought to you by: Architect: Hord Coplan Macht Location: Denver Completion Date: January 2023 Colorado State University’s (CSU) Hydro building is one of three recently completed research facilities built for the institution’s Spur program, a satellite campus which is located in the recently redeveloped National Western Center, a complex which was master planned in a

Facades+ returns to Denver on September 27

On September 27, The Architect’s Newspaper’s Facades+ conference series returns to Denver. The conference will be co-chaired by Brandon Andow, principal at HKS. Hosted at The Cable Center in downtown Denver, the conference will include a Methods & Materials Gallery, exhibiting the latest products from facade manufacturers, as well as a symposium room, which will

Trace Architecture Office erects colorful concrete volumes for school

Brought to you by: Architect: Trace Architecture Office Location: Haikou, Hainan, China Completion Date: July 2022 Trace Architecture Office’s (TAO) latest educational project, the Haikou Jiangdong Hundao Experimental School is located in Haikou, the coastal capital of China’s Hainan province. The nearly 700,000-square-foot campus contains a high school, student dormitory, and a kindergarten. Read more

Studio V’s The Green House uses terra-cotta cladding

Brought to you by: Architect: Studio V Location: Long Island City, Queens, New York Completion Date: May 2023 The Green House, a 12-story residential building in Long Island City, Queens completed earlier this year. Designed by New York City architectural firm Studio V, the project is clad in terra-cotta panels, paying homage to New York Architectural

The Architect’s Newspaper will launch Facades+ Canada newsletter in November

Since 2015, The Architect’s Newspaper’s Friday Facades+ Newsletter has kept our readers abreast of cutting-edge building envelope designs. Each week, a building case study appears in the newsletter and as a web article on featuring projects from around the world. The newsletter complements our successful Facades+ conference series, which is the leading in-person event

John Ronan Architects use reclaimed brick for Chicago Park District Headquarters

Brought to you by: Architect: John Ronan Architects Location: Chicago Completion Date: June 2023 View More Project Info The new Chicago Park District Headquarters, located in Brighton Park, a neighborhood on Chicago’s South side, is an 80,000-square-foot building housing offices for city employees as well as public recreational facilities such as a gym and basketball courts.

Facades+ will come to five cities this fall

With August coming to a close, AN prepares for a busy fall line up for its Facades+ conference series. Beginning with a Minneapolis conference in September, Facades+ will come to five different cities during the remainder of 2023. On September 12, Facades+ will return to Minneapolis for the first time since 2019. The program will

OLI creates a floating campus in Suzhou with facades realized in glass and GFRC

Brought to you by: Design Architect: OLI Architecture Location: Suzhou, China Completion Date: 2023 Floating over a reflecting pool in Suzhou, China, the Ascentage Pharmaceutical Headquarters, designed by New York–based OLI Architecture, stretches upward beneath a unique, parametric exterior facade. Created for a young Hong Kong pharmaceutical company, the glass facade references the hexagonal structure

Miller Hull devises glazed Brise-soleil for U.S. embassy in Guatemala

Brought to you by: Design Architect: Miller Hull Partnership Location: Guatemala City, Guatemala Completion Date: 2023 View More Project Info In 1999 in an effort to improve embassy security, the U.S. State Department launched its Capital Security Construction Program. Since then the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO) has completed 176

Facades+ will come to Minneapolis on September 12

On September 12, The Architect’s Newspaper will bring its Facades+ conference series back to Minneapolis. The conference will feature a symposium of eight expert-led panels as well as a Methods & Materials gallery exhibiting the latest products from leading facade manufacturers. Phillip Koski of Miller Dunwiddie will co-chair the event held at the Hilton Minneapolis.

Weiss/Manfredi uses frits and fins to clad a tower for MIT

Brought to you by: Design Architect: Weiss/Manfredi Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts View More Project Info Across the Charles River from Boston, a spate of recent projects has altered the skyline of Cambridge’s Kendall Square neighborhood. MIT Kendall Square Site 5, designed by New York–based firm Weiss/Manfredi, is one such project, and it makes its presence known