In the often overlooked narrow threshold between boreal forest and open meadow, a particular set of species thrive between two contrasting environments. By encircling a moment within this ecotone, Edge Effect creates an opportunity to explore and enjoy this condition. The garden is designed to heighten the simultaneous experience of both forest and meadow, where sun and shade mingle.
Read more about the Gardens at the 15th annual International Garden Festival here
Claire Fellman will be speaking at the 'Open to the Public' Symposium today at the Center for Architecture in New York today! She'll be speaking about the Redesign of Times Square and public space in New York.
More information available here: link
On June 12th, the AIANY's Center for Architecture in New York opened the 'Open to the Public: Civic Space Now' exhibition, featuring the redesign of Times Square.
The exhibition is running through September 6th. More information is available at the Center for Architecture's website: link
Van Alen Institute, a New York-based organization dedicated to advancing innovation in architecture and urban design, yesterday convened its new International Council of leading architects, planners, and designers for the first meeting in Venice, Italy during the preview of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition at la Biennale di Venezia. Launching with a core group of 13 firms—representing practices across more than 17 cities and ten countries—this network of accomplished design practitioners will meet twice annually to identify and investigate issues facing cities internationally, and to guide the impact of the Institute’s public programming, research, and design competitions.
Aedas (Hong Kong, London, Dubai, among others); Allied Works Architecture (Portland, NYC); BIG (NYC, Copenhagen, Beijing); Jan Gehl Architects (Copenhagen, San Francisco, NYC), joining fall 2014; LAVA (Berlin, Stuttgart, Sydney, among others); Olson Kundig Architects (Seattle); Pei Cobb Freed & Partners (NYC); Snøhetta (NYC, Oslo); Studio Egret West (London); White Architecture (Malmö, London, Stockholm, among others); Wingårdhs (Göteborg, Stockholm, Malmö); 3XN (Copenhagen); 5468796 Architecture (Winnipeg).
Starting on Wednesday May 21st 2014, the National September 11 Memorial Pavilion and Museum will be open to the public for the first time.
During construction, visitors to the Memorial Plaza were able to peer through the glass pavilion designed by Snøhetta to catch a glimpse of the interior atrium and the preserved trident columns from the Twin Towers.