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Klopf Architecture
Pool House


A sunny day around the pool I would like to introduce a small wood project your readers would enjoy “The Pool House”. In a quiet natural setting the pool house is located at a mid-century modern home in Los Gatos. The transformation once an overgrown yard and open pool deck now a habitable destination space for swimmers […]


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Erhlich Architects
John M. Roll United States Courthouse


The recently completed 60,000 sf Federal Courthouse reinterprets and updates the classical American courthouse while adapting to the extreme Southern Arizona climate utilizing 21st century durable materials and technologies. The complex houses a Courtroom, Judges’ Chambers, Training Room, Jury Facilities, Probation and Pretrial Services, District and Bankruptcy Court Services, and U.S. Marshals Service program. The […]


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Davis Brody Bond
St. Elizabeths East Gateway Pavilion


Davis Brody Bond is pleased to announce St.Elizabeths East Gateway Pavilion has been opened. The pavilion, now known as G8WAY DC, is located at the center of the District of Columbia’s Congress Heights neighborhood in Ward 8. The newly developed pavilion is the first step of the implementation of the city’s master plan vision to transform the 180-­‐acre […]


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Foster + Partners
New Luxury Condominium


Scott Resnick has announced Foster + Partners as design architect of 551 West 21st Street – a new, 19-story luxury condominium overlooking the Hudson River in West Chelsea. 551 West 21st Street features 44 large-scale residences, including three penthouses. Beyer Blinder Belle is the executive architect. GTIS Partners is the financial partner and Wells Fargo is the  construction lender. […]


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Beal
Derkenne Construction


The highly anticipated 19-story, multi-unit high-rise located on the corner of South College Avenue and East Veteran’s Way, has recently obtained a certificate of occupancy and is set to open its doors to residents on August 14th. The building enhances the natural and man-made environments of the historically sensitive site and surrounding neighborhood by offering […]


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Bercy Chen Studio
Beverly Skyline Residence


Beverly Skyline Residence, located in Austin, Texas, is a single-family residence and consumes 2800 sq. feet of its 1-acre property lot. The homes remodeling transformation was taken on by Bercy Chen Studio, a local architecture firm with design and build capabilities. When taking on a new project that has a clear site and limited restrictions, […]


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Klopf Architecture
Eichler Front Addition


How do you expand an L shaped Eichler with the challenge of extending a long dark entry? Klopf Architecture’s solution, to design a light filled atrium in the hallway to open up the bedroom expansion with green plants, sky lights and a glass wall. Not to mention the thoughtfulness of a blind door with wood […]


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Arch11
Dihedral House


Clients brief: “They wanted a home as modern as their racing bikes,” says Arch11 principal EJ Meade of the 30-something clients that came to him in mid-2010. “That’s exactly what John and Beth told me at our first meeting. And then they had all of these other bike-related needs like a specific room to store […]


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Magnusson Architecture and Planning
New Workforce Housing Looks Market-Rate


Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) announces the official opening of its latest workforce housing project, 22 Tarrytown Road, in Greenburgh, NY. The ribbon-cutting ceremony took place this morning and included guided tours of the apartments. Westhab, the largest provider of affordable and workforce housing in Westchester County, commissioned the project. The new structure replaces a distressed […]


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Kurt Krueger Architect
Kearsarge Residence


The Kearsarge Residence is a major renovation of the 1968 M.G. Residence by the Romanian-American mid-century modernist architect Haralamb H. Georgescu. Located on a flag lot in Brentwood, California, the site for the Kearsarge Residence has a unique character as a forest within the city. The challenges of working on a historic architectural home is one […]


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Brooks + Scarpa
Green Dot Animo Leadership High School


This new public school for 500 students is located in a tough South Los Angeles neighborhood almost directly under the flight path into LAX and adjacent to the very busy 105 Century freeway. The design was influenced by the New Orleans architects Curtis and Davis who designed and built many schools in the early 1950s […]


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Francis Cauffman
Rochester Institute of Technology


Housing brand-new science departments, the brick-and-glass Institute Hall creates a prototype for the academic science classroom of the future. Francis Cauffman announces the official opening of landmark new science facility, Institute Hall. The 78,000-sq.-ft., $26 million research building houses RIT’s brand-new chemical and biomedical engineering departments. Serving as a crossroads for the campus community, the building’s […]


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Pascale Girardin
Anthology I & II


Anthology I & II is the title of ceramicist Pascale Girardin’s latest artwork, which has recently been unveiled in the Peninsula Hotel, New York, NY. The culmination of eight months work and throwing of over 1200 stoneware pieces, the twin sculptures are an important milestone for the Canadian artist, marking her first public work to […]


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Touzet Studio
Coral Gables Residence


The client for this house is a pioneer in the technology field and a committed modernist. The project is located on a waterfront site in Coral Gables, facing east, with views across Biscayne Bay to Downtown Miami and the barrier islands of Key Biscayne. The City of Coral Gables has a prescriptive zoning code that favors historical […]


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Atelier Christian de Portzamparc
one57 Tower


In 2005, Gary Barnett, the president of Extell, commissioned Christian de Portzamparc to design several towers on 57th Street. The building’s trademark soaring movement, with its summit turned towards the immense open sky of Central Park, emerged early in the design stage. Extell was soon presented with a series of different plot acquisition options, however, and after four years of […]


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0 to 1
Con Artist Collective


An artist playground in the heart of the Lower East Side, Con Artist is an art collective with a gallery, shared workspace and event space for emerging artists. Quintessential art gallery collides with radical emerging art was the project starting point. To create a communal workspace within the white gallery, we tore down the white walls […]


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Pepe Calderin Design
Akoya Residence


When Pepe Calderin first saw the condo he was most impressed with the views, which are truly spectacular. Unfortunately, there were also three tiny bedrooms crammed into the lower level, space-wasting hallways, an awkwardly placed kitchen, undersized baths, and cheesy builder fixtures and finishes. Calderin’s first step was to gut the developer’s layout and rethink […]


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Francis Cauffman
MD Anderson Cancer Center


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, NJ, designed by architecture firm Francis Cauffman, officially opens today. The 103,000-sq.-ft., four-story, $100 million treatment center is a collaboration between The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, ranked as the No. 1 hospital for cancer care by U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Hospitals” survey […]


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Klopf Architecture
Manzanita House


What kind of house would a martial arts blackbelt build? Fellow blackbelt Joan Wiener and John Klopf have practiced martial arts for a combined total of 32 years. Wiener asked John Klopf of Klopf Architecture to design her house because she believed that their shared martial arts values and philosophies could be translated into architecture. […]


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Bercy Chen Studio
The East Village


Located in the Revitalization District of East 11th Street, this vertical mixed-use project has become a unique focal point in a quickly growing neighborhood. The project includes 11 retail stores and offices, 20 residential condominiums of which 20% are affordable housing, and roof top decks accessible by all residents. The unique solar screen on the […]


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