Posts Tagged ‘New York’
Tuesday, May 8th, 2012
Article source: Leeser Architecture
Completed in 2011, the Museum of the Moving Image houses a comprehensive collection dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media. Leeser Architecture’s expansion and renovation of this unique museum allows for the interplay of rich moving image history with innovative technology and cutting edge design.
Main Theater (Images Courtesy Peter Aaron/Esto)
- Architect: Leeser Architecture
- Name of Project: Museum of the Moving Image
- Location: Astoria, New York
- Status: Built
- Client: Museum of the Moving Image
- Credit: Photo: John Hill and Peter Aaron/Esto
Saturday, May 5th, 2012
Article source: Ju-Hyun Kim
Re-Imagining Seward Park Redevelopment (SPURA) on the Lower East Side, New York
Recent news coverage for the 7-acre parcel, Manhattan’s biggest undeveloped, publicly owned development site south of 96th Street, has provided the chance to contemplate many important urban issues.
Firstly, are we taking full advantage of this great opportunity to develop a vast land in the heart of Manhattan, or just limiting our imagination under current NYC zoning resolution (which is 50 years old)? Secondly, is the hot debate over big box retailers heading to the right direction?
- Architects: Ju-Hyun Kim, AIA
- Project: Manhattan Mountain
- Location: Seward Park Urban Renewal Site(SPURA) in Lower East Side, New York
- Project Area: 7 Acre
- Year: 2012
- Type: Speculative Research
- Collaborators: Euno Cho, Bohyun Kim, Kyu O Kim
- Software used: Rhino 3D, Grasshopper, Vray.
Friday, May 4th, 2012
Article source: Al bordE architects
Clients are interested in doing a research about elements of the ancestral tradition of Kichwa de Rukullakta town in Ecuadorian Amazon. The information obtained from the research, will support an action research process that seeks the transfer of Amazonian world view to expressions applied to theater, dance and performance.
Images Courtesy Francisco Suarez y AL BORDE
- Architect: Al bordE architects
- Name of Project: Performative Exploration Pavilion
- Location: New York
- Architects: AL BORDE, David Barragán, Pascual Gangotena & Esteban Benavides
- Clients: Cuerpo Silencio, Diego Bolaños y Sisa Salgado
- Site: Itinerant
- Constructor: AA Máxima, Hernán Arias Ing. y Marcelo Pazmiño Ing.
- Desing: 2010
- Construction: 2010
- Area: 95m2
- Budget: US$ 5000
- Photo credits: Francisco Suarez y AL BORDE
Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012
Article source: MINIMAL
Moving from Tribeca to Chelsea: MINIMAL Design for the New Grimshaw Architects Office
Moved in the mid of 2011 from Tribeca to Chelsea, Grimshaw Architects office is now located in a typical industrial building facing the Hudson River and surrounded by the bohemian streets of this blooming neighborhood. The lobby, accessible through a farmer-style stalls corridor is designed by MINIMAL with careful attention to integrate a contemporary look to the industrial surrounding. The lobby allows access to the main floor where a kitchen by MINIMAL welcomes not only employees and professionals but also the light that filtering through the tall windows makes the kitchen a real gathering area.
- Designer: Stefano Venier for MINIMAL
- Name of Project: New office of Grimshaw Architects in NY
- Location: New York
- Client: Grimshaw Architects office
- City: New York
- Models used: Glam (wall side main kitchen and lobby) – Verve (island)
- Year: 2011
- Project: Kitchen and reception desk at the lobby, Kitchen on the main floor
Sunday, April 29th, 2012
Article source: MinimalUSA
A Dream Kitchen locked up in a $25 Million Clock Tower
MINIMAL USA has designed a sleek, sophisticated kitchen for the renovation of the Clock Tower, the most expensive apartment in Brooklyn.
The Clock Tower, erected in 1915 on the DUMBO waterfront, is on top of one of the largest poured concrete building in New York. What used to be a machine room for the clocks is now housing a 6,500-square-foot apartment boasting a breath-taking quadrangular view of NY. The kitchen, designed by Stefano Venier for a renovation by developer David Walentas, embodies all the style and charm of Italian ingenuity.
- Architect: MinimalUSA
- Name of Project: The Clock Tower Kitchen
- Location: Brooklyn, New York
- Technical characteristics:
- Cabinets: 45-degree edged, with black melamine interiors and stainless steel drawers
- Green Certifications: F4star certified lacquer cabinets
- Counters: Stainless steel and grey 45-degree edged Pietra Cardosa on the island (Italian stone)
- Sinks: Soldered stainless steel sinks
- Appliances: Gaggenau with custom hood
Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Article source: Daniel Libeskind
After 9/11, there were several years of public debate, as New Yorkers worked to figure out how best to rebuild the World Trade Center site. It was necessary to take some time to develop a plan that reconciled the various constituencies’ individual goals. In August 2002 The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC) announced a competition for a master plan. Studio Daniel Libeskind design was selected in February 2003.
Image Courtesy Silverstein Properties
- Architects: Daniel Libeskind
- Project: Ground Zero Master Plan
- Location: New York
- Client: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation
Saturday, April 7th, 2012
Article source: sebastianquinn
70 South Franklin Street in Nyack, New York is the studio and gallery space for furniture designer Blake Tovin. Conceived as an intervention, the structure of Tovin Studios is a former warehouse. The project investigates economy of means, materiality, natural lighting and sustainable construction techniques. The facade is clad in weathering steel. Four major “light scoop” sky lights deliver day light and are a passive solar heating system. The project is currently awaiting consulting with energy modeling from NYSERDA.
Exterior View - Photo by Francois Dischinger
- Architect: sebastianquinn
- Name of Project: Tovin Studios
- Location: New York
- Software used: Rhino for mac (beta), and PowerCadd
Friday, April 6th, 2012
Article source: IAMZ Design studio
Is an idea for a conceptual skyscraper containing the form of residential units in the near future.
The main idea:
Is that the units take the form of leaves, stems mainly from the column , based upon all residential units.This makes the building mimics nature, and in conformity with it also makes it easy configuration.
Environmental use in the project:
Natural ventilation .. Penetration of sunlight through the units .. And the creation of indirect lighting .. The use of transplanted bishop.
- Architect: Ahmed Elseyofi
- Name of Project: World of chlorophyll
- Location: New York
- Designer: IAMZ Design studio
- Classification Project: Conceptual – Not Applicable
- Plot Size: 3000 square meters
- The function of the project: Commercial – Residential – administrative – Hotel – Entertainment
Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Article source: LABSCAPE Architecture
The brand new showroom for Belgian lingerie firm “Van De Velde” opened its doors in March 2010 at the high pedestrian traffic intersection between Madison Avenue and 33rd Street, on the first floor of a historic building, in New York.
The typical “Manhattan” open space needed to be divided into four different areas. The entrance, a closed office for one person – that could also be used as a meeting room – two work islands and a showroom area.
Interior View (Images Courtesy Labscape)
- Architect: LABSCAPE Architecture
- Name of Project: Van de Velde Showroom
- Location: Madison Avenue, New York
- Year: 2009 – 2010
- Status: Completed
- Photos: Labscape copyrights
Friday, March 30th, 2012
Article source: ikon.5 architects
The offices of Louis Vuitton is an interior renovation of the eighth and ninth floor of the flagship store at 1 East 57th Street New York, New York. The design incorporates a neutral and minimal palette inspired by the colors, textures and patterns of the Vuitton design tradition. The bright white surfaces of the walls and ceiling and interior glass partitions assist in harvesting light from the perimeter offices and delivering it to the center workstations. Luxurious wood floors are used in the showroom to convey a warm rich experience that is both modern and timeless.
- Architect: ikon.5 architects
- Name of Project: Louis Vuitton New York Offices and Showroom
- Location: New York, NY
- Completion: 2009
- Area: 15,000 SF Renovation
- Uses: Marketing offices , Conference rooms, Public relations, Showroom and Product storage
- Software used: AutoCad 2008