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Apple Park Visitor Center in Cupertino, California by Foster + Partners

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Article source: Foster + Partners 

Bringing the experience of Apple Park closer than ever, the new Visitor Center along Tantau Avenue opened to the public for the first time on Friday. Designed as an exclusive public gateway to Apple Park, it features an expansive roof terrace with stunning views of the main building that offers a unique glimpse into Apple Park.

Image Courtesy © Foster + Partners

  • Architects: Foster + Partners
  • Project: Apple Park Visitor Center
  • Location: Cupertino, California, USA

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Botaniko Sales Gallery in Weston, Florida by Landscape Design Workshop

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Article source: Landscape Design Workshop

Landscape Design Workshop has won the 2017 American Architecture Prize in the category of Landscape Architecture/Commercial for their project Botaniko Sales Gallery. This real estate sales gallery serves a newly developed 120-acre residential community with 125 custom homes located in the city of Weston, Florida.

Image Courtesy © Avatar Productions

  • Architects: Landscape Design Workshop
  • Project: Botaniko Sales Gallery
  • Location: Weston, Florida, USA
  • Photography: Avatar Productions
  • Client: Terra Group
  • Project manager: Erez Bar-Nur
  • Collaborators: HSQ GROUP, INC., Tony Quevedo, Pascual, Perez, Kiliddjian & Associates, Peter Kiliddjian
  • Area: 44,100 sq. ft. (4,097 sq. m.)
  • Project end date: October 25, 2016

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Piedmont Retreat in Durham, North Carolina by Tonic Design

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Article source: Tonic Design

Wrapped in vertical stripes of Corten® steel street-side, with vast expanses of floor-to-ceiling glass and cantilevered windows overlooking the forest behind it, a modern house sits quietly in the corner of a cul-de-sac in Durham.

Image Courtesy © Tonic Design

  • Architects: Tonic Design
  • Project:Piedmont Retreat
  • Location: Durham, North Carolina, USA
  • Contractor: Tonic Construction
  • Landscape Architect: David Swanson
  • Structural Engineer: Lynch Mykens Engineers
  • Custom Metal Work: Arrowhead
  • Baba Wood Floors: Reclaimed oak from Durham
  • SF: 3800 (heated)

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Fitty Wun in San Francisco, California by Feldman Architecture

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Article source: Feldman Architecture

The design for Fitty Wun reflects the playful, sometimes irreverent, personalities of the clients, a couple with three active young boys and a “work hard, play hard” approach to life. The clients desired a house centered on large, light-filled central spaces where the kids and friends of the family would love to hang out today and also ten years from now. This space also acts as a welcoming, warm kind of “Panopticon that allows the boys the freedom to be boys while the parents are strategically within ear, if not always eyeshot, to arbitrate, adjudicate and apply basic medical direction” (the client’s words!).

Image Courtesy © Joe Fletcher

  • Architects: Feldman Architecture
  • Project: Fitty Wun
  • Location: San Francisco, California, USA
  • Photography: Joe Fletcher 
  • Contractor: Design Line Construction
  • Lighting Design: Kim Cladas
  • Landscape Design: Owner with Loretta Gargan Landscape + Design
  • Green Roof: Fred Ballerini
  • Size: 4,1888 sf
  • Completion Date: 2014

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A. Alfred Taubman Wing, University of Michigan by Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Article source: Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. 

Introduction:

The principal goal of the new Taubman Building is to create a new center for the school, a space called the commons, which will enable new forms of collaboration between faculty, staff and students and between the Architecture and Planning programs.

Image Courtesy © James Haefner

  • Design Architect: Preston Scott Cohen, Inc.
  • Project: A. Alfred Taubman Wing, University of Michigan
  • Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • Architect of Record: Integrated Design Solutions
  • Photography: James Haefner
  • Client: A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Owner: University of Michigan
  • Total construction cost: $22,600,000
  • Gross square footage: 36,000
  • Total project cost: $28,500,00
  • Completion date: September 2017

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A house with a view in Oakland, California by AxelrodArchitects

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Article source: AxelrodArchitects

The Oakland Hills house was built originally in 1939, the house renovation aimed to update the property by creating a modern, spacious interior, without expanding its original footprint.

Image Courtesy © AxelrodArchitects

  • Architects: AxelrodArchitects
  • Project: A house with a view
  • Location: Oakland, California, USA
  • Area: 2,150 sq. ft.
  • Date of Completion: 2016

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12 Warren in New York by DDG

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Article source: DDG 

12 Warren is a boutique residential condominium building nestled in TriBeCa offering just 13 full-floor, duplex and triplex residences. Developed, designed and constructed by DDG, 12 Warren is a compliment to the company’s growing portfolio of design-driven residential projects on the East and West Coasts, while being unlike any other new residential building in New York City. The building features a plethora of handcrafted and artisanal details, none more striking than the signature façade of rough-hewn bluestone quarried in upstate New York. The hand-laid façade is already an impressive addition to one of Manhattan’s most desired residential neighborhoods, creating an engaging contrast when seen among TriBeCa’s historic loft buildings and modern glass structures.12 Warren is a boutique residential condominium building nestled in TriBeCa offering just 13 full-floor, duplex and triplex residences. Developed, designed and constructed by DDG, 12 Warren is a compliment to the company’s growing portfolio of design-driven residential projects on the East and West Coasts, while being unlike any other new residential building in New York City. The building features a plethora of handcrafted and artisanal details, none more striking than the signature façade of rough-hewn bluestone quarried in upstate New York. The hand-laid façade is already an impressive addition to one of Manhattan’s most desired residential neighborhoods, creating an engaging contrast when seen among TriBeCa’s historic loft buildings and modern glass structures.

Image Courtesy © BruceDamonte

  • Architects: DDG
  • Project: 12 Warren
  • Location: New York, USA
  • Photography: Robert Granoff, BruceDamonte

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Plathéa in Miami, Florida by Nemo Monti

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Article source: Nemo Monti 

Capoferri has chosen the Archmarathon Award – which took place from October 12th to October 14th, 2017 and saw architects from all the Americas gather in Miami – to present Plathéa, the new line of lift&slide windows comprised of extremely thin profiles, capable of thermal insulation, resistance to wind loads and insulation from water infiltration, meeting the highest standards of the trade.

Image Courtesy © Nemo Monti

  • Architects: Nemo Monti
  • Project: Plathéa
  • Location: Miami, Florida, USA

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1200 Pennsylvania by Studio 804 Inc.

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Article source: Studio 804 Inc.

1200 Pennsylvania utilizes the lot-and-a-half size by creating a courtyard and extruding two forms east and west to maximize the home’s southern exposure utilizing passive solar design. This layout incorporates a courtyard overlooking a bioswale. Every room within the house has views that focus on these two elements.

Image Courtesy © Studio 804 Inc.

  • Architects: Studio 804 Inc.
  • Project: 1200 Pennsylvania
  • Location: Pennsylvania, USA

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Jacobs Medical Center in San Diego, California by CannonDesign

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Article source: CannonDesign

To offer the community access to leading-edge cancer, stem cell and surgical therapies , the client collaborated with doctors, scientists, nurses and engineers to build a world-class medical destination for patient-first care. Connected to Thornton Pavilion and located adjacent to a new research facility, the 509,500 sf, 245-bed Jacobs Medical Center is a translational medical center in the truest sense — facilitating the convergence of research, education and excellent clinical care.

The 509,500 sf, 245-bed Jacobs Medical Center is a translational medical center in the truest sense – facilitating the convergence of research, education and excellence clinical care, Image Courtesy © Christopher Barrett and Ethan Rohloff

  • Architects: CannonDesign
  • Project: Jacobs Medical Center
  • Location: La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA
  • Photography: Christopher Barrett and Ethan Rohloff
  • Architecture Design Principal: Mehrdad Yazdani
  • Client: UC San Diego Health
  • Size: 509,500 SF
  • Completion: 2017

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