Albert Vecerka’s photographs of the new Krishna P. Singh Center for Nanotechnology at the University of Pennsylvania, designed by Weiss/Manfredi, are featured in the November 2013 issue of Architectural Record. In the article, Joann Gonchar writes, “At Singh, Manfredi and Weiss have thoroughly melded landscape and building, integrating the project into Penn’s campus, and making it difficult to tell where nature ends and architecture begins.”
Albert’s images also appear in a piece in Architecture, where the lead-in reads: Weiss/Manfredi turns the strict requirements for a nanotech lab on a dense urban campus into forward-facing design features. The full article, including more photographs is here.
There is also an earlier post about the building, and one that shows Albert on the job.
The Architectural Record in association with the American Architectural Foundation, has honored Bohlin Cywinski Jackson with the Good Design is Good Business Lifetime Achievement Architecture Award. Peter Aaron has been photographing the firm’s work or many years.
Coverage of the award, along with more images by Peter, appears in ArchDaily.
The award was conferred at the annual 2013 Gala of the American Architectural Foundation, and announced earlier by the Architectural Record.
The Tucson Getaway House, designed by DUST is published in Record Houses, the April 2013 issue of Architectural Record. The house, located in the mountains outside Tucson, is made of rammed earth and affords a subtle, yet deliberate, connection to the surrounding desert. Jeff Goldberg photographed the project for the architects, DUST, a new design/build office in Tucson led by Cade Hayes and Jesus Robles.
The full article on the house is at Architectural Record, where there is also a slideshow of the project that helps to fully describe the building.
Also, there are more images at the DUST website.
There is an Exhibition of Via Verde at the Center for Architecture. The show is part of the Center’s Helfand Spotlight Series, which features current topics in NY architecture.
Via Verde is a housing development in the South Bronx that is a new model for sustainable affordable housing. The project was designed by Dattner Architects and Grimshaw Architects.
David Sundberg photographed the completed building and his images will be part of the exhibition, in addition to pre-construction photos, copies of the construction drawings, construction photography, the green living guides that assist new owners and renters.
There are earlier posts of the project from Architectural Record and Bloomberg Business. A full gallery of images can be seen at EstoStock.
Center for Architecture is at 536 LaGuardia Place.
An article about schools designed for children with autism appears in the January 2013 issue of Architectural Record.
“Handled with Care” by Sarah Amelar includes two new schools photographed by Albert Vecerka. The Reed Academy in New Jersey was designed by WXY Architecture + Urban Design; Turner Brooks is the architect of The Center for Discovery in upstate New York (image above).
William Morgan reviews Ezra Stoller Photographer in the January Issue of Architectural Record. Morgan writes that while Stoller and Korab were “once regarded as commercial adjuncts to the profession, they are now subjects of monographs that argue for their acceptance as artists in their own right.”
He continues that “modernism’s bold unadorned forms lent themselves to the strong compositions Stoller strove for in his photos [and that the] photos of the Guggenheim, Manufacturers Trust, or the Glass House have become indivisible from the buildings themselves.
The full review is at Architectural Record.
The 2012 Architectural Record Editor’s Picks: Best Architecture of 2012 includes David Sundberg’s photograph of the Barclays Center in the Biggest Surprise Hit Category. The new stadium by SHoP Architects has a strong civic presence through a compilation of technology and innovative design.
More on the project, including a slideshow, is at the Project Portfolio.
Anton Grassl photographed two projects at Massachusetts General Hospital recently and both are included in the August 2012 issue of Architectural Record.
NBBJ designed the Lunder Building, a 14-story building in the center of the hospital site.
The Paul S Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation on the same campus is by Leers Weinzapfel Associates.
The NBBJ project is here, and the Leers Weinzapfel project is here.
In print, Anton’s photographs are on pages 97, 98, 101 and 115 of the August 2012 Architectural Record.
Architectural Record has projects by both David Sundberg and Albert Vecerka in its most recent issue.
The new Brooklyn Botanic Garden by Weiss Manfredi was photographed by Albert Vecerka. The full article is here.
David Sundberg photographed Via Verde, the housing complex in the Bronx designed by the offices of Dattner and Grimshaw. The full Record article is here.
There are also earlier earlier EstoNews posts about Via Verde and the BBG Visitors Center.