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University of Pennsylvania announces new Student Performing Arts Center design by Steven Holl Architects
“The Kennedy Center demonstrates what accessibility and inclusion is supposed to look like. They surrounded themselves with a community of experts and asked the right questions and spent the time to get it right–and that is the very essence of what our Barrier-Free America Award is all about.” – Charles Brown, National President of Paralyzed Veterans of America
Rubenstein Commons, the latest addition to the Institute for Advanced Study campus, is sited near the Institute’s flagship 1939 building Fuld Hall where Albert Einstein spent his last thinking years.
Steven Holl Architects and Nagata Acoustics designed the 1300-seat concert hall for Ostrava’s Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra as a vineyard type plan with the highest acoustic standards and projection capabilities.
“As a place for viewing art, and in terms of sheer sensational impact, the Kinder is a triumph. It is impressive by day or night, adroitly integrated into its site, and—best of all—designed with special consideration for the ease and comfort of its users.” – The Wall Street Journal
Overlooking the Aegean Sea a new eco-reserve of small town clusters in a preserved landscape will be characterized by advanced technologies in sustainability, while also anchored in the poetic reverie of the site.
The geothermally heated and cooled Planar Villa overlooks the Hudson River.
The green roof and geothermal heating & cooling make the 3000-sf Archive the most ecological archive in New York.
The LEED Gold Institute of Contemporary Art at VCU forms a gateway to the campus with an inviting sense of openness at the busiest intersection of Richmond.
The music building of the Lewis Center Arts Complex at Princeton University was developed according to the idea of ‘suspension’ with acoustically separated practice rooms for a resonant quality.
“42 bird species observed” at the Ex of IN House, according to surveys conducted by environmental non-profit organization, Hudsonia.
In London’s historic St. Bart’s Hospital, “Maggie’s Centre is a place for patients, carers and families providing practical support and psychological comfort. It’s a sanctuary in the midst of a cancer diagnosis.” – Dr Sarah Slater