Images of Michael Volk and Olivier Sommerhalder, who will be at this year's Facades+ LA

Gensler’s Michael Volk and Olivier Sommerhalder discuss Facades+ LA and the trends reshaping their city

From November 14 to 15, Facades+ LA will bring regional, national, and international leaders of the AEC industry to Southern California for the fifth year in a row. Hosted by The Architect’s Newspaper and co-chaired by Gensler’s local office, the conference is split between a full-day symposium and a second day of hands-on workshops. Conference keynotes include MVRDV principal Fokke Moerel and Rojkind Arquitectos principal Michel Rojkind. Other participants at […]

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Brooklyn waterfront office building features brick and glass curtain facades

The Brooklyn waterfront is no stranger to development. Over the past two decades, swaths of post-industrial Williamsburg filled with warehouses and factories have been cleared in favor of glass-and-steel residential properties. One building, 25 Kent, an under-construction half-million-square-foot office tower designed by Hollwich Kushner as Design Architect and Gensler as Design Development Architect bucks the area’s cliches with its bifurcated […]

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Renovation of Seattle's Space Needle

Facades+ Seattle will trace the rise of Pacific Northwest design

Over the last three decades, Seattle has experienced explosive population and economic growth, that has fundamentally reshaped the city’s architectural makeup as well as its AEC community’s relationship to national and international trends. On December 7, Facades+ Seattle will bring together local practitioners in an in-depth conversation around recent projects and innovative facade materials and design. Consider architecture and design […]

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SHoP Architects brings aluminum luster to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Facade Manufacturer Alucobond; Sobotec Ltd. ArchitectsSHoP, Gensler Facade Installer  Crown Corr; Hunt Construction Group (general contractor) Facade Consultants SHoP Architects LocationUniondale, NY Date of Completion2017 SystemAluminum screen ProductsAlucobond® PLUS naturAL Brushed Originally opened in 1972, the old Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on New York’s Long Island was given a facelift and interior renovation by SHoP and Gensler respectively in […]

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