News by tag: Snohetta

ASLA-NY 2017 Design Awards

Headlines17. March 2017
By: John Hill
James Corner Field Operations: Navy Pier South Dock and Polk Bros. Plaza (Photo courtesy of ASLANY
The American Society of Landscape Architects, New York has annouced the honor and merit winners in its 2017 Design Awards.

Snøhetta Wins BLF HQ Competition

Headlines30. August 2016
By: John Hill
All images courtesy of Snøhetta
Earlier this month Oslo's Snøhetta won the competition for the new Banque Libano Francaise (BLF) headquarters in Beirut with a design that features large planted terraces carved into the checkerboard-clad tower.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Works17. August 2016
By: Snøhetta
San Francisco California, USA - 2016
Photo: © Henrik Kam, courtesy SFMOMA
SFMOMA’s leadership worked closely with Snøhetta to design the new museum as an outward- looking and engaging gathering space.

SFMOMA Construction Time-lapse

Film 6. May 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Henrik Kam, courtesy SFMOMA
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) reopens on May 14th in its expanded home designed by Snøhetta. Watch the building's three-year construction in a one-minute time-lapse film from EarthCam.

AIA Housing and Library Awards

Headlines20. April 2016
By: John Hill
Oak Ridge House by Duvall Decker Architects (Photo: Timothy Hursley)
In addition to its annual Honor Awards, announced in January, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced the awards it gives out in the categories of housing and libraries.
Photo: Obama Foundation
The Obama Foundation has posted interviews with the seven finalists for the Obama Presidential Center (OPC) to be built on Chicago's South Side. Among other things, the architects were asked what their favorite Chicago building is and why.

AIANY 2016 Design Awards

Headlines 1. March 2016
By: John Hill
The AIANY 2016 Design Awards being presentation in the basement of the Center for Architecture, below the "New York New Design" exhibition on the ground floor. (Photo: John Hill/World-Architects)
Last night the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) announced the winners of the 2016 Design Awards in four categories: Architecture, Interiors, Projects, and Urban Design.
Photo: Screenshot
The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art's Louisiana Channel has compiled clips from some of its excellent interviews with architects to "share their inspirational thoughts on what it is that makes global architecture work."
Photo: Courtesy of The Barack Obama Foundation
Today the Barack Obama Foundation issued RFPs (Requests for Proposal) to seven potential architects to design the future Obama Presidential Center (OPC) on Chicago's South Side.
ennead architects: William J. Clinton Presidential Center (Photo: Albert Vecerka/Esto)
With last week's announcement of the international search for an architect to design the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago, we take a look at 20 libraries designed by World-Architects member firms since 2004, the year of the striking Clinton Presidential Library designed by ennead architects.