Civil Engineering News
Letter from Rochester: Attempting a Reboot
Sibley''s, Rochester, New York, The Architectural TeamThe renovation and adaptive reuse of a historic department store building is just one of many projects that are a collective attempt to revitalize the upstate New York city.
Johnston Marklee Designs New Buildings for The Menil Collection
Museum to add a $40-million Drawing Institute and an energy-efficient power plant to its Houston campus.
Exhibition Review: François Halard
A photographer best known for shooting fashionable interiors takes a sidelong glance at architecture.
Community Forum Questions Crop of Tall Buildings Around Central Park
A public discussion raised concerns about apartment towers rising around the famed New York City green space.
2013 Holland Prize Winner Announced
A drawing of a 19th-century bridge in Connecticut by New York architect Morgen Fleisig is the 2013 Holland Prize winner, the Library of Congress and National Park Service announced.
Park Avenue Armory to Become Rafael Viñoly’s Laboratory
Installed inside the 55,000-square-foot drill hall, the Spring Masters art fair will feature an exhibition scheme by Rafael Vi?oly that challenges the status-quo rectangular grids.
One Small Move
An engineer suggests that the Museum of Modern Art could move the American Folk Art Museum building, rather than raze it to make room for its expansion.
Under Construction: A Creatively Contrarian Addition
To adapt to a rapidly changing context, Andrew Berman updates a New York art space's historic building, originally renovated by Maya Lin.
Newsmaker: Rafael Viñoly
For Rafael Vi?oly, running large offices in London and New York sometimes means putting out fires.
Morphosis’s Emerson College Los Angeles Building Set to Open in March
The project gives the Boston-based communications and arts school a permanent home on the west coast.
A New Recreation and Education Facility Set to Revitalize Sherman Creek
Scarcely two decades ago, Sherman Creek, a tributary of the Harlem River in northern Manhattan, was choked by weeds and the wreckage of century-old boathouses. Now, the New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and Brooklyn-based firm Bade Stageberg Cox are on track to restore the area to the vibrant comm...
Two recent deals point to a growing number of mergers and acquisitions among design firms.
First Look: Dominique Perrault''s DC Tower 1 in Vienna
The newly completed tower along the Danube is the tallest in Austria.
Richard Meier''s Model Museum Makes a Move
On the evening of March 5, Richard Meier celebrated the opening of his new model museum in Jersey City, New Jersey.
News Roundup: Ando Condo and Nouveau Nouvel
Tadao Ando is designing a seven-story condo building at 152 Elizabeth Street in Manhattan.
Piecing Together a First Commission
Two young collaborators organize an art fair like a puzzle.
Newsmakers: Cityvision Founders Francesco Lipari and Vanessa Todaro
Four years since its inception, the Rome-based independent architecture lab Cityvision has its first exhibition outside of Europe, at Woodbury School of Architecture's WUHO Gallery in Los Angeles.
First Look: Olson Kundig''s Project Los Altos
Olson Kundig turned a former restaurant at 242 State Street in Los Altos, California, into a flexible, storefront exhibition space.
Architecture on Stage: Metropolitan Opera’s ''Werther''
The large, enclosing, rectangular frames in a new set move to generate a spatial dynamic on stage.