Renowned Architect Builds Reflective Twisted Tower In The South Of France
Renowned, and often controversial, architect Frank Gehry is no stranger to extraordinary facades. Staking his claim on the architectural world, Gehry has recognizable designs around the globe, never afraid nor apologetic for his bold style. The Canadian-American, award-winning, architect has a new building set to open in 2020 that features an undulating design. The Luma Arles complex, sits in the south of France, with a façade clad in reflective aluminum tiles.
Modern Arizona Church Showcases Contemporary Design To Parish And Community
Religious or sacred architecture are some of the most cherished buildings in the world. The construction of places of worship has a long-standing history in humanity where each culture puts an enormous amount of resources into their creation. Meant to last a considerable amount of time, some of the earliest examples of religious architecture are still standing.
Architecture In The Education Market: Design, Building Materials, And Influence
In constructing educational facades, architects are inspired by the students and faculty that inhabit these spaces. Often focused on concepts concerning sustainability and natural daylighting, these façades have to provide both communicative and academic-focused designs.
Shop Talk: Architect Explores The Evolution Of Self-Storage Facilities
Jeff Dallenbach, AIA, managing partner with Archcon Architecture released an article on the Architectural Considerations in Self-Storage. Dallenbach describes, “Self-storage has evolved over the years from metal buildings built in a field on the outskirts of town to multi-story facilities built in urban environments.”
Apartment Complex In The Heart Of Alexandria Undergoes Massive Interior And Exterior Renovation
The Southern Towers apartment building in Alexandria, Virginia was originally built in 1963 and in desperate need of renovation. The building owner commissioned Hickok Cole Architects for a complete overhaul of the interior and exterior of the complex. The architect readapted the space to provide a more contemporary, welcoming design.