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ICD/ITKE Research Pavilion 2016-17

A Cantilever Pointing to the Future

Products21. April 2017
By: John Hill
© ICD/ITKE, Photograph by Burggraf / Reichert
The Institute for Computational Design and Construction (ICD) and the Institute of Building Structures and Structural Design (ITKE) at the University of Stuttgart have completed a new research pavilion that breaks ground through its robotic fabrication of glass and carbon fiber-reinforced composites.
Synthesis Design + Architecture

Data Moire

Works21. April 2017
By: Synthesis Design + Architecture
San Francisco California, USA - 2016
All images courtesy of Synthesis Design
Synthesis Design + Architecture and IBM Watson Analytics have collaborated to merge data analytics, parametric modelling, and digital fabrication to create Data Moiré, a large scale interior feature wall recently completed for the IBM Watson Experience Center in San Francisco, California.
L-R, top to bottom: Éric Lapierre, Ambra Fabi, Giovanni Piovene, Mariabruna Fabrizi, Fosco Lucarelli, Laurent Esmilaire and Tristan Chadney, Sébastien Marot, Vasco Pinelo de Melo (Photo courtesy of Trienal de Arquitectura de Lisboa)
The Lisbon Architecture Triennale has announced that a team led by Parisian architect Éric Lapierre will curate the fifth Triennale, which will take place October to December 2019.
2017 AIA Board of Directors (Photo: AIA)
Although the Trump administration expresses skepticism in regards to human-induced climate change, architects know better – as does the AIA. Just in time for Earth Day on 22 April, the American Institute of Architects has released a list of principles that serve to highlight architects' role in combating climate change.
Damian Rogers Architecture

The Leaf House

Works20. April 2017
By: Damian Rogers Architecture
Melbourne Victoria, Australia - 2015
Photo: Alessandro Cerutti (All photos courtesy of BowerBird)
The bold form of the extension linking the two existing buildings, has been abstracted from the existing roof forms and respectfully acknowledges the heritage dwelling and streetscape.

Times Square Reconstruction

Works19. April 2017
By: Snøhetta
New York New York, USA - 2017
Photo: Michael Grimm
Today, the NYC Department of Transportation, Department of Design and Construction, Snøhetta, and the Times Square Alliance celebrate the completion of a reinvented Times Square, as the revamped “Crossroads of the World” embraces its role as a stage for public life and freedom of expression.
Hérault Arnod Architectes

Contemporary Music Centre (SMAC)

Works19. April 2017
By: Hérault Arnod Architectes
Évreux Haute-Normandie, France
Photo: André Morin (All photographs courtesy of v2com)
This Contemporary Music Centre (SMAC) is a musical complex consisting of two auditoriums of very different kinds and recording studios, linked by a public space called the deck, running from one side of the building to the other.

Studio Gang's 'Hive' Unveiled

Headlines18. April 2017
By: John Hill
Images: Studio Gang
Washington, DC's National Building Museum has released renderings of Studio Gang's "Hive" interactive installation that will be on display this summer as part of the museum's annual Summer Block Party series.
Steimle Architekten

E20 House

Works18. April 2017
By: Steimle Architekten
Pliezhausen, Germany - 2017
Photo: Brigida González
The striking residence, a monolith designed of insulating concrete is located on a quiet street with little traffic in the village of Pliezhausen, a good 30 km south of Stuttgart.
Photo: Screenshot
On the occasion of a Sol Lewitt re-installation – the current and last installation at the Rice University Art Gallery in Houston, Texas – director Kimberly Davenport looks back at the 22-year tenure of the only university gallery devoted to site-specific artworks.