Contemporary American Architecture

Contemporary American Architecture

“As architects, we use our creativity to serve society—to make our communities better places to live. Through our profession and our life’s work, each of us has shaped and re-shaped the ever-changing narrative that is America in both humble and spectacular ways” said Elizabeth Chu Richter, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects 2015 at her recent appointment. Read
Slenderness in Steel: the unico XS profile system

Slenderness in Steel: the unico XS profile system

Forster Profilesysteme AG, headquartered in the Swiss town of Arbon, still occupies the site where it was founded over 140 years ago.The original coppersmith shop of F.J. Forster has long since developed, however, into an innovative company with extensive know-how in stainless-steel processing and profile-system development.
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A Bigger Splash: The public outdoor pools making waves

A Bigger Splash: The public outdoor pools making waves

Outdoor swimming is experiencing a watery renaissance, with a raft of noteworthy projects allowing bathers to do it the natural way, even in the most urban of contexts. Come on in. The water’s great.
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Kunst&Architektur: Art goes public – Art goes architecture

Kunst&Architektur: Art goes public – Art goes architecture

Kunst im architektonischen Kontext war noch nie so facettenreich wie heute. Sie vermag die Identität eines Ortes zu stärken oder gar zu verändern und zum bewussteren Umgang mit dem öffentlichen Raum beizutragen. Das nimmt Architonic zum Anlass in der Reihe „Kunst&Architektur“ Projekte vorzustellen, die exemplarisch für einen gelungenen Dialog stehen und mehr als die Summe beider Teile sind.
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Stretching the Limits: MDT-tex and textile architecture

Stretching the Limits: MDT-tex and textile architecture

MDT-tex, the go-to textile-architecture manufacturer and consultancy, is invited time and time again to partner with some of the world's leading architects. It's no wonder given the company's innovative outdoor structures and intelligent membranes.
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