3XN unveils “tallest timber office building” in North America

March 21, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
T3 Bayside by 3XN

Huge zigzagging windows tease apart these two cross-laminated timber office buildings, which Danish architecture firm 3XN has proposed for Toronto.  Called T3 Bayside, the 10-storey office complex is proposed for property near Lake Ontario in the Canadian city. The T3 Bayside proposal comprises two large volumes designed to rise to 42 metres tall at their highest point.

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Two-Way House / Studio Sarah Willmer

March 21, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

The Two-Way House embodies the marriage of San Francisco’s historic urban fabric with today’s modern needs/desires in a thoughtfully crafted home filled with daylight seamlessly connecting to the garden. Our client’s goals of filling their home with natural light while connecting inside to outside formed the transformation of this Pacific Heights row house.

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Adaptive Reuse of a SOM Landmark / Inaba Williams Architects

March 21, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

The adaptive reuse design of SOM’s Manufacturers Hanover Trust restores iconic parts of the original interior. In other areas, Inaba Williams peeled back layers of the third-floor space to reveal the building’s ingenious structure. Located on what was an office level of the 1954 landmarked building, Inaba Williams resurrected the most distinctive element, the luminous ceiling along Fifth Avenue and 43rd Street, which had been badly damaged over time.

Rodman Paul Architects renovates Bay Walk bungalow in Fire Island Pines

March 21, 2019 Dan Howarth 0
Bay Walk by Rodman Paul Architects

Rodman Paul Architects has overhauled a single-storey home on New York’s Fire Island, opening up views from the living space to the swimming pool and bay beyond. The property is located at 248 Bay Walk in Fire Island Pines – one of several communities dotted along the barrier island, which is accessible from the city

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Mecanoo Designs Bronze Skyscraper for World’s Largest Weaving Enterprise in Shenzhen

March 21, 2019 Eric Baldwin 0

Dutch practice Mecanoo has created a new skyscraper design for the Hengli Group Headquarters in Shenzhen, China. In the city’s dense urban context, the design will host the world’s largest weaving enterprise in two volumes above a commercial plinth. Inspired by the Hengli Group’s textile tradition, a bronze metal grid wraps the transparent volumes like threads on a loom. As a Shenzhen Bay landmark, the project was designed to display the company’s culture and embrace new urban design strategies.