The amenities building on the campus of this Southern California Fortune 500 Tech company creates a hub for employees across the entire campus by providing a state-of-the-art conference center, dining center, organic garden and health center. View the project here.
Read The Many Faces of Innovation in U.S. Cities in the New York Times | Westport Commons will be the largest co-working space in the world. It is a leading example of urban acupuncture, an intervention in the form of a community asset that sparks the remaking of the community that surrounds it. By using an existing building, a vacant former middle school, the shared idea of a community icon is still in tact, drawing new attention for the potential of this space to restructure the area economically and culturally to support over 150 entrepreneurs that will be drawn to the co-working space.
The University of Iowa Visual Arts Building will replace the School of Art and Art History functions that were housed in the 1930's Art Building, which experienced significant flood damage in 2008. The facility will provide studio space for ceramics, sculpture, metals, photography, print making, and 3D multimedia. It will also include space for graduate student studios, faculty and staff studios and offices, and gallery space. The design team is currently contemplating sustainable design strategies including daylighting, natural ventilation, thermal mass storage, a geothermal well system, earth tubes and numerous other concepts. BNIM is working with Design Architect Steven Holl Architects.
If you are like me, you have gone down the grocery aisle with a list of trigger words in your head. Benzoate, corn syrup, partially hydrogenated, starch, monosodium glutamate, artificial flavor, sorbate, and just about anything else you can’t pronounce