Planning

 

Planning

  • Behnisch Architekten Completes Geneva's United Nations Conference Hall

    Behnisch Architekten announced the completion of the new conference hall for the World Intellectual Property Organization.

     
  • Elevated Pods Proposal Reinvents Paris Architecture

    Parisian mayor Anne Hidalgo launched a design initiative in Nov. 2014 asking firms around the world to push their innovative boundaries and create contemporary concepts on 23 designated sites in the city.

     
  • Morning News Roundup: Feb. 10, 2015

    A hotel staffed by robots and humans alike will open in Japan this summer, a history of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello since his death in 1826, critic Joan Altabe writes an open letter to Frank Gehry, and more news for your Tuesday.

     
  • The London Underline Could Be City's Next Great Project

    Gensler won Best Conceptual Award at London's Planning Awards on Tuesday for a proposed subterranean cycle and pedestrian path that would alleviate traffic and promote safer cycling in the capital.

     
  • Up and Running: Words for Advice for Young Firms

    To close out this series, we asked firm leaders to think back to the early days of their practices to offer some tips to architects thinking about starting their own businesses.

     
  • Best Practices: Time Management

    A mixture of meticulous planning and some simple tech tools can help manage the workflow of your team so the firm can stay on pace with its projects without its employees working excessive overtime.

     
  • The Van Alen Institute Explores Impulsive Behavior in Cities

    The interdisciplinary project, "Ecologies of Addiction," will use personal and geo-spatial data to better understand the built environment's effect on individuals' propensity to excessive shopping, technology consumption, and drug and alcohol use.

     
  • Fondazione Prada by AMO to Open in Milan

    The research, branding, and publication branch Dutch firm of OMA designed the permanent home for the non-profit organization dedicated to promoting contemporary art and culture, co-chaired by Patrizio Bertelli and Miucci Prada, which will open on May 9.

     
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Unveils Redevelopment Plans by Steven Holl Architects

    New York–based firm Steven Holl Architects will create 14 acres of pedestrian-friendly campus grounds, providing an improved setting for three new structures—a school, a gallery, and a conservation center—adding to the earlier buildings by William Ward Watkin, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and Rafael...

     
  • D.C. Historic Preservation Board to Review MLK Memorial Library Renovation Project

    Next week, Mecanoo Architecten and Martinez+Johnson Architecture will present their proposed renovation to the Mies-designed Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in Washington, D.C., to the city's historic preservation board. Here's a look at what will be proposed.

     
 
 
 
 

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