News tagged design
  • Portable Burning Man installation aims to extend physical/mental boundaries

    In 2022, a fractal amphitheater of timber modules, titled Catharsis, was installed for the annual Burning Man event in Black Rock Desert, Nevada. Intended to symbolize a venture into the realm of dreams, the art installation was designed to be disassembled and later carried to other parts of the world—to give accessibility to audiences incapable of visiting Burning Man. The post Portable Burning Man installation aims to extend physical/mental boundaries appeared first on Construction Specifier.

  • Oregon library renovation marks start of bright, new chapter

    The Salem Public Library’s downtown location in Salem, Oregon, recently underwent a transformation to bring daylight into the center of the fortress-like building and reorganize its spaces for greater community involvement. The post Oregon library renovation marks start of bright, new chapter appeared first on Construction Specifier.

  • Design proposal unveiled to reconcile Texas theater to Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision

    A design proposal aims to restore Kalita Humphreys Theater in Dallas to its architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision, bringing the building inline with Wright’s theory of organic architecture. The post Design proposal unveiled to reconcile Texas theater to Frank Lloyd Wright’s vision appeared first on Construction Specifier.

  • Boston University’s new building is a shimmery, translucent landmark

    Boston University’s new Center for Computing & Data Sciences is a 32,050-m2 (345,000-sf), 19-story vertical building, designed in a stacked format, enveloped with patterned glazing, rising over the banks of the Charles River, dramatically re-shaping Boston’s skyline. The post Boston University’s new building is a shimmery, translucent landmark appeared first on Construction Specifier.

  • Old and new seamlessly coexist in school building post renovation

    Originally built in 1931 as a gymnasium, a Spanish Colonial Revival style building at a 60-ha (150-acre) boarding school in Claremont, Calif., underwent a transformation, to turn into a community center, by bridging its older design elements with new contemporary additions. The post Old and new seamlessly coexist in school building post renovation appeared first on Construction Specifier.

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