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* Architecture: Cornell Reveals the Architects Competing to Design the First NYC Tech Campus Building

Posted by the editors on Tuesday, 6 March 2012

Architecture: Cornell Reveals the Architects Competing to Design the First NYC Tech Campus Building: “..Selected from over more than 40 firms from the U.S. and abroad, the finalists include Skidmore, Owings & MerrillDiller Scofidio + Renfro, the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)Morphosis ArchitectsSteven Holl Architects and Bohlin Cywinski Jackson. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill helped Cornell design the proposal and continues to refine the master plan for the campus. The school expects to break ground in 2015 with a 150,000 square-foot facility that will include lecture halls and instructional space. Cornell plans to have the facility ready for occupancy by 2017..As The Wall Street Journal states, Gilbert Delgado, Cornell’s university architect, believes this initial, net-zero building will “provide a signature element” that will “set the standard for what’s to follow.”..Cornell plans to announce the selected candidate in April. Several architecture firms will be commissioned to design the individual buildings on the campus, as Cornell officials envision a campus that showcases “the best architects of their time”..”  Exciting, colossal, dynamic..

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image: Cornell University; article: Rosenfield , Karissa . “Cornell Reveals the Architects Competing to Design the First NYC Tech Campus Building” 29 Feb 2012. ArchDaily. <http://www.archdaily.com/212871&gt;

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Amanda Levette Architects to Design V&A Exhibition Road Project

Posted by the editors on Tuesday, 29 March 2011

V&A Exhibition Road project shortlist

A view of the winning Amanda Levette Architects design for the Victoria & Albert Museum (London) Exhibition Road Project

image: Amanda Levette Architects/Victoria & Albert Museum

The always timely design blog Dezeen has published a post entitled “AL_A win V&A Exhibition Road project” looking at the winning design submitted by Amanda Levette Architects in the international design competition for the Victoria and Albert Museum (London) Exhibition Road project, part of the museum’s FuturePlan Project.

The V&A also announce the selection of the ALA design, here, including a video of the announcement, detailed descriptions of all shortlisted designs, and links to the firms responsable for the designs in question.

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