Matt Rinka doesn’t just design a building, he tells its story.
Published: July 20, 2012
Tags: architect, architecture, Connecticut Archives Online, Corbett and MacMurray, Harvey Wiley Corbett, Memorial Union theater, Michael M. Hare, Society of Architectural Historians
The mystery starts with a hand reaching into the seldom-used back room, fumbling along the wall for a light switch.
Published: October 27, 2009
Tags: architecture, Blue Cross Arena, Henry Hobson Richardson, Kimball Tobacco Factory, Landmark Society of Western New York, Lari Construction, Monroe County Courthouse, National Register of Historic Places, Richardson Romanesque, Rochester City Hall, War Memorial
Colleen M. Farrell Dolan Media Newswires Rochester, NY — Thanks to a multimillion dollar restoration, a piece of Rochester’s most-prized architecture will enjoy a longer life. The ongoing brownstone masonry restoration project at Rochester City Hall — which began in the spring — has meant cordoned off sidewalks and lanes along Church and Fitzhugh streets [...]
Phil Hardwick Dolan Media Newswires New Orleans — Many architecture and engineering firms are turning to the economic development field to grow their businesses and manage customer relationships. The same can be said for legal and financial firms involved in major projects. But what the public probably does not realize is that such projects require [...]
Sean Ryan email@example.com When U.S. architects reported work was picking up in March, expectations followed that the industry would be in recovery mode by now. “It looks like this recovery is going to be a bit more elusive than we hoped,” Kermit Baker, chief economist for the American Institute of Architects, said Thursday. Nationwide billing [...]
Sean Ryan firstname.lastname@example.org About 15 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee architecture and engineering students have three months to build an energy-efficient house to compete in the national Solar Decathlon Competition. The U.S. Department of Energy contest pits teams from 20 universities in a competition to design and build a functioning, solar-powered house. The students designed the building [...]
Eileen Fleming For The AP New Orleans — Duke Morgan and Keith Malvitz were strolling through French Quarter antique shops when Morgan spotted the perfect lighting fixture for his big new bathroom. It was an oval, Baccarat 1945 chandelier dripping with more than 30 crystals; it could have been inspired by a headdress. Malvitz thought [...]
Kim Cook For The AP At this spring’s Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York, technological marvels were everywhere and included green appliances; high-tech kitchens; and clever ways to integrate, hide or otherwise disguise the working components of our homes. But equally remarkable was a resurgence of craftsmanship. Whether they chose wood, metal or [...]
Ula Ilnytzky AP Writer New York — For Frank Lloyd Wright, the slow rise of the spiral ramp at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum allowed paintings to be displayed as if on an artist’s easel. When the museum opened 50 years ago, the groundbreaking design embodied the architect’s guiding ethos that form and function are [...]