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Today's archidose #962

Here are some photos of the Bâtiments de l'écluse (1960) in Kembs-Niffer, France, by Le Corbusier. I was not familiar with this Corbu work until today.According to the Fondation Le Corbusier website, linked above, "Le Corbusier was not involved in the work on the sluiceway proper. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #961

Here are photos of a couple buildings in France's Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region photographed by Wojtek Gurak.Conservatoire Henri Dutilleux (2015) in Belfort by Dominique Coulon & Associés: Monastery of St. Clare (2011) in Ronchamp by...Show More Summary

Diane Lewis, 1951-2017

[Studiolo by Diane Lewis Architect | Image source] Yesterday architect and educator Diane Lewis died at the age of 65. She was known more for her decades of teaching at The Cooper Union, from where she graduated in 1976, than her New York practice. Show More Summary

A Brass Front – and Sides

Yesterday I got an email with the 2017 winners of the North American Copper in Architecture Awards. Of the fifteen projects, the one at 210 Pacific Street in Brooklyn stood out the most, so I hopped on the G Train to check it out in person. Show More Summary

Today's archidose #960

Here are some photos of The Box Office (2010) in Providence, Rhode Island, by Truth Box Inc.. (Photographs: Hassan Bagheri) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Book Review: MCHAP Book One

MCHAP Book One: The Americas edited by Fabrizio GallantiIITAC Press/Actar, 2016 Hardcover, 444 pagesIn October 2014 the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) announced the winners of the inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize (MCHAP),...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #959: I.M. Pei

Today is I.M. Pei's 100th birthday, so I've rummaged through the archidose Flickr pool to find a sampling of some of his buildings, listed in chronological order. Mouse over and/or click on images for photographer information.Jefferson...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #958

Here are some photos of La Seine Musicale (2017) in Boulogne-Billancourt, France, by Shigeru Ban Architects and Jean de Gastines Architectes. (Photographs: JP2H) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Book Review: Two Monographs

Renzo Piano: The Complete Logbook by Renzo PianoThames and Hudson, 2017Hardcover, 420 pagesThis Building Likes Me: The Work of John Wardle Architects by John Wardle ArchitectsThames and Hudson, 2016Hardcover, 440 pagesThe cover of the...Show More Summary

World Book Day

Today is World Book Day, or what is officially known as World Book and Copyright Day, started in 1995 by UNESCO. Although there doesn't appear too much in the way of celebrating this day – unlike, understandably so, yesterday's Earth...Show More Summary

Auditing POPS

I've been infatuated with POPS (privately owned public spaces) since at least early 2008, when I read and reviewed Kristine F. Miller's Designs on the Public. One chapter in her book is all about three adjacent, contemporaneous POPSShow More Summary

Kenneth Frampton on Global Architectural History

[Editions of Kenneth Frampton’s Modern Architecture: A Critical History in multiple languages | Image via CCA] The Canadian Centre for Architecture has just posted a video of a conversation held at the CCA on April 6: "A Conversation...Show More Summary

Apple's Almost Done

According to the drone footage embedded at the bottom of this post,Apple Park is the official name for the company's 175-acre headquarters in Cupertino, California, what was previously referred to as Apple Campus 2.0 and "The Spaceship."...Show More Summary

Today's archidose #957

Here are some photos of Chi She (2016) in Shanghai, China, by Archi-Union Architects, featuring a robotic-built brick wall by Fab-Union Intelligent Engineering. (Photographs: Trevor Patt) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Book Review: The Rule of Logistics

The Rule of Logistics: Walmart and the Architecture of Fulfillment by Jesse LeCavalierUniversity of Minnesota Press, 2016Paperback, 282 pagesThink about Walmart and most likely architecture does not spring to mind. The company Sam Walton...Show More Summary

'100 Years, 100 Buildings' Book Talk

On Tuesday, May 23 I'll be giving a book talk at the Skyscraper Museum in Lower Manhattan. The event takes places from 6:30pm to 8pm and is free. Head to the Skyscraper Museum website to reserve a ticket.

Today's archidose #956

Here are some photos of the Building 27E Marine Base in Amsterdam by bureau SLA. (Photographs: Ken Lee) To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Spring Break

With a major deadline approaching, I'm taking a break from this and my other blogs. Posts will resume the week of April 10th.

Today's archidose #955

Here is a photo of MVRDV's Roosevelta 22 (aka BA?TYK) nearing completion in Pozna?, Poland. Photographer Przemys?aw Turlej has many more photos of the project in his Poznan - R22 Flickr set.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose poolTo contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose

Spring 2017 Architectural Walking Tours

I have four architectural walking tours in April and May, including a brand new one taking place along 57th Street. Click on the links below to purchase tickets from the 92Y.Saturday, April 1, 11am - 2:30pmBrooklyn G Train TourHop on...Show More Summary

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