October 27, 2014

VIDEO: Allied Works (Brad Cloepfil): Guest House in Dutchess County, New York


Allied Works principal Brad Cloepfil and project lead Kyle Lommen walk us through their Dutchess County Guest House, which was selected for Record Houses 2009. In the first half, they describe the project's unique structure. In the second, we take a room-by-room tour of the interior.

October 20, 2014

VIDEO: Public talk with Glenn Murcutt


The Museum of Architecture and Design hosted a public talk with Pritzker Prize winner Glenn Murcutt. The talk was introduced and moderated by dr. AleŇ° Vodopivec.

Glenn Murcutt is one of the world's most important architects of our time and presents a strong contrast to most of the global architectural stars. He builds mostly small-scale architecture and uses normal, everyday, non-luxurious materials. Unlike most contemporary architects, he does not run an architectural office with many coworkers, but he works alone. Vodopivec and Murcutt will discuss about Murcutt's work and planning principles that open up many, of the important issues of the contemporary architecture.

Vodopivec and Murcutt discussed about Murcutt's work and planning principles that open up many, of the important issues of the contemporary architecture.

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Gehry Residence, 2012 AIA Twenty-five Year Award Recipient


The Twenty-Five Year Award is conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25 to 35 years as an embodiment of architectural excellence. The Gehry Residence -- a seemingly ad hoc collection of raw, workmanlike materials wrapped around an unassuming two-story clapboard bungalow -- found a literal, but unexpected, answer to the question of neighborhood context, and used it to forever re-shape the formal and material boundaries of architecture.

October 6, 2014

VIDEO: Renzo Piano's, Hon. FAIA, Menil Collection Honored with AIA Twenty-five Year Award


"Piano's first American project set a precedent for lovingly-scaled museum architecture that exquisitely celebrates natural light, a standard he has continued to honor in the decades and museum commissions since."

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