ARCHITECT@WORK LONDON 2019

Old Truman Brewery, 30 - 31 January

Old Truman Brewery, 30 – 31 January

Texas city sues developer over changes in $1 billion mixed-use project

The City of Rowlett, Texas, has sued the developer of a $1 billion mixed-use project for not adhering to approved plans. According to city officials, the Bayside development is in…

The City of Rowlett, Texas, has sued the developer of a $1 billion mixed-use project for not adhering to approved plans.

According to city officials, the Bayside development is in default of their development agreement with the city. The developer is accused of changing features that city officials felt were critical to the project’s success after the city met its obligations.






‘Paramount’ will become Nashville’s tallest tower

Paramount, a 65-story luxury residential tower, will become the tallest tower in Nashville once completed. Stretching 750-feet into the sky, the skyscraper will be set on a parcel of approximately…

Paramount, a 65-story luxury residential tower, will become the tallest tower in Nashville once completed.

Stretching 750-feet into the sky, the skyscraper will be set on a parcel of approximately 12,000 sf on Nashville’s Church Street between Anne Dallas Dudley Boulevard and 6th Avenue. The tower will eclipse the city’s current tallest, AT&T Tower, by 137 feet.

 

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Lollipops, licorice, kiwis and strawberries atop a line of playful, hand-painted timepieces Behind the kaleidoscopic colors of Richard Mille‘s candy- and fruit-inspired Bonbon Collection shines the technical mastery for which the Swiss luxury…

Lollipops, licorice, kiwis and strawberries atop a line of playful, hand-painted timepieces Behind the kaleidoscopic colors of Richard Mille‘s candy- and fruit-inspired Bonbon Collection shines the technical mastery for which the Swiss luxury watch brand has become known. Those cotton-candy pinks hail from explorations of enamel and acrylics, the polished candy-cane swirls are possible thanks to hand-painting and the frame-like cases (which cast the artworks into relief) are …

Dezeen promotion: Le French Design by VIA has unveiled a list of leading and emerging designers and interior designers who are conveying the essential values of French design. Read more

Dezeen promotion: Le French Design by VIA has unveiled a list of leading and emerging designers and interior designers who are conveying the essential values of French design. Read more

Chicago’s newest library branch preserves the old and ushers in the new

Yesterday, the city of Chicago inaugurated its Public Library’s 81st branch, a 16,500-sf adaptive reuse of a two-story building in the Windy City’s West Loop neighborhood, which itself is being…

Yesterday, the city of Chicago inaugurated its Public Library’s 81st branch, a 16,500-sf adaptive reuse of a two-story building in the Windy City’s West Loop neighborhood, which itself is being transformed into a live-work-play community.

The former office and studio building is West Loop’s first library. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s design preserves the building’s industrial character while creating a new cultural and social center for the neighborhood. Blinderman Construction conducted the renovation.






The 88-storey skyscraper that architecture firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group designed for Manhattan's Hudson Yards development has officially opened. Read more

The 88-storey skyscraper that architecture firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Rockwell Group designed for Manhattan’s Hudson Yards development has officially opened. Read more

The high-quality purveyor of cannabis flower and cartridges turns to CBD Oakland, California-based Bloom Farms is a widely acclaimed purveyor of cannabis flower and concentrate cartridges. But, being widely acclaimed…

The high-quality purveyor of cannabis flower and cartridges turns to CBD Oakland, California-based Bloom Farms is a widely acclaimed purveyor of cannabis flower and concentrate cartridges. But, being widely acclaimed in the industry can only get a brand so far—cannabis is only legal, medicinally or recreationally, in a handful of states. CBD, however, is legal in all states and the recently passed amendment to the …

Architect Eduard Eremchuk looked to visuals from Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey when designing the Guapa Flower Shop in a historic building in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Read more

Architect Eduard Eremchuk looked to visuals from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey when designing the Guapa Flower Shop in a historic building in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Read more

Smart Products Abound at CES 2019

From mirrors to coffee machines, assistants are migrating into nearly every product At this year’s CES, countless products on display promoted their assisted capabilities. Last year’s show delivered us the…

From mirrors to coffee machines, assistants are migrating into nearly every product At this year’s CES, countless products on display promoted their assisted capabilities. Last year’s show delivered us the first glimpses of virtual assistants embedded into everyday devices, but 2019 previewed the phenomenon’s mainstreaming—Google Assistant in a mirror, Amazon’s Alexa taking queries from inside your toilet and more. There is valid skepticism about the possibility of …