Architecture

Exporting the Quad: The American Influence on Global Campus Design

Course# Met115 This course is AIA/CES registered for 1LU. The American ideal of the campus for higher education—quads, diags, ovals, tree lined lawns—has stuck in the imaginations of university planning the world over. The growth in the global education market is enormous. Last year there were nearly 600,000 international students enrolled in U.S. colleges, and as economies around the world…

Public Color for Public Schools

Michael Kors and his team arrange stencil lettering on their banner. “I need an O!” Kors said to a friend. “It’s like having a personal Vanna White.” Last night, a lively crowd of architects and designers descended on the Louis D. Brandeis High School in New York City for the the 8th annual Stir, Splatter + Roll benefit. Hosted by…

Delirious Beijing

Beijing's unique set of circumstances has combined to create the most insane building boom in the history of man.

A unique set of circumstances has combined to create the most insane building boom in the history of man.

Scene on the NeoCon Showfloor: Day 1

A closer look at NeoCon 2007’s products for the office, hospitality, healthcare, retail, and residential interiors. On the fair’s first day, Metropolis and Paoli Furniture hosted “Preserving Our Modern Heritage” with keynote speaker, Christy MacLear the Executive Director of the Philip Johnson Glass House. MacLear touched on topics including: What does it take to preserve the Johnson legacy? What can…

Trends: Healthcare

Institutional settings are no longer synonymous with bland thanks to the attention given to lounge seating. New concepts in chairs that feature seats and back pads in one and easily removable pieces for quick cleaning provide comfort to the patient and are practical to the needs of the healthcare industry. June 12, 2007 Categories: Healthcare Architecture, Uncategorized