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.

Here are the top facades AN covered in 2022

Brought to you by: From terra-cotta to rammed earth and mass timber assemblies, AN has gathered its top facades highlights from 2022. Marking a year in which environmental standards continued to push the evolution of the building envelope, architects responded to energy concerns with a wide range of material palettes that offer envelope solutions across climate zones.

HWKN realizes a brick facade with angular cuts at a mixed-use complex in Jersey City

Brought to you by: In recent years, fast-paced high-rise development has given Jersey City, New Jersey, a notable skyline. Among this rapid vertical growth along the Hudson River is 351 Marin, a 38-story, mixed-use building in the formerly industrial Powerhouse Arts District. Its design is the work of New York City–based architecture office HWKN. Located

Mark Cavagnero Associates’ media arts building adapts to microclimate

Brought to you by: An amalgamation of glass, concrete, and steel coalesce to form the George and Judy Marcus Hall for the Liberal and Creative Arts, a single, virtuous structure comprising several boxy volumes at San Francisco State University. San Francisco– and Paris-based Mark Cavagnero Associates paid careful attention to the Bay Area’s temperamental microclimate

Facades+ wraps up its 2022 schedule in Seattle on December 2

Facades+ returns to the Pacific Northwest for its last conference of 2022. Co-chaired by NBBJ, Facades+ Seattle’s full-day program will cover the full gamut of facades, from the newest building codes, to material innovations, daylighting research, and thermal comfort. As Facades+ wraps up a fall schedule with high attendance and an outstanding range of projects,

Henning Larsen realizes a new face for Uppsala, Sweden’s town hall

Brought to you by: In Uppsala, a city north of Stockholm, architecture duo (and brothers) Erik and Tore Ahlsén proposed a four-building municipal complex in the early 1960s. The scheme consisted of a series of five-story, bar-like buildings that formed a rectangular perimeter, with an interior courtyard left open. It was largely realized, but construction

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Renew Reuse, presented by AN, returns on November 16

The Architect’s Newspaper’s virtual conference series continues with Renew Reuse: Virtual Summit, on November 16. Featuring a full day of presentations, the event will bring together leaders in the architecture world whose work covers historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and the renewal of aging structures. Particularly amid larger discussions of embodied carbon, recycling materials, and the

Batlleiroig introduces charred wood to the Spanish office building

Brought to you by: Catalan architecture, landscape, and planning firm Batlleiroig has realized the first blackened timber facade in Spain. Its design for the Entegra building marks the first use of the material on an exterior in the country. Located within Barcelona’s 22@ district, a product of urban renewal within the city’s Sant Martí neighborhood,

Studio Bright designs facade with perforated brick screens in Sydney

Brought to you by: Studio Bright’s project at 8 Loftus Street has attempted to reinvigorate a city block in Sydney, Australia’s Circular Quay. Capped with a rooftop garden, and street-level arcade that connects the interior courtyard to the street, the building, part of a larger precinct named Quay Quarter Lanes, houses two floors of retail

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Oslotre prioritizes material efficiency in cross-laminated timber building

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MAD Architects’ arts center in Aranya is under construction

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