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23 Feb Moire Tower

The conventional views of the surrounding landscape are layered with their own reflections as well as the optical pixelating effect created by the grid patterns on the glass of the Moiré Stair Tower. The new Deutsche Post headquarters was designed by Murphy Jahn Architects as…

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23 Feb Moynihan Station

JCDA developed a competition-winning design entry for the redevelopment of the James A. Farley Post Office proposing a series of strategic, lightweight roofing structures to create a visually powerful urban presence for the building. The ambition was to re-vitalise the Post Office into a significant…

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23 Feb Glass Tube Field

A field of glass tubes inventively support a curtain wall between two new buildings by Foster + Partners, pushing the boundaries of glass. The project was initiated as a concept design to help define the public space in between two new buildings adjacent to the…

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23 Feb Light Tunnel

This simple architectural and narrative device simultaneously defines and unites the old Reichsbank Building that has been renovated as the German Foreign Ministry and its new extension. The spaces are linked by the Light Tunnel that is a liminal space between past and present, old…

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23 Feb Rachofsky Screen

The Rachofsky Screen is a subtle divider that is a passive transmitter of reflected and transmitted images. The Rachofsky Residence, designed by Richard Meier & Partners (1994-96) includes a gallery space for the display of the client’s extensive collection of modern art objects and an…

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23 Feb Solar Light Pipe

The Solar Light Pipe makes the rhythm of the day and seasons perceptible by reflecting the changing light conditions within the building itself. The Solar Light Pipe is a Carpenter / Norris project, which introduces daylight deep into the building through its tall and narrow…

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23 Feb Wabasha Street Bridge

The Wabasha Street Bridge is a proposal for a major vehicular and pedestrian crossing over the Mississippi River in downtown St Paul. The Wabasha Street Bridge’s significance for the city is not only its central location, but also its historic importance as the first river…

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23 Feb Tension Net Stair

The Tension Net Stair is the sculptural centerpiece and only stair in a two-floor penthouse apartment of a mixed-use tower in downtown Chicago. The thin concrete floor slabs could not support the load of additional construction so the staircase is suspended from steel beams below the…

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