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23 Feb Schubert Club Band Shell

The Schubert Club Band Shell is a delicate anticlastic shell designed as a visual landmark for Raspberry Island in the Mississippi River running through the city of St Paul. This delicate roof structure is a double- curvature geometric form composed of glass and stainless steel…

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23 Feb Wind Screens

A series of curved glass screens were proposed for this public space to mitigate the effects of wind between three buildings at this prominent retail and office development in Victoria, London. The interstitial pedestrian space between the buildings has a long-standing problem with high wind…

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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 Translucent Hands

The design incorporates medical MRI technology image of hands into glass fins which highlight the entrance lobby to the new clinic. The façade of this outpatient facility for the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, at their historic base in central London, incorporates medical imagery using the…

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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 Twisted Tower

A ‘deep wall’ concept within the perimeter zone of a glazed, twisted tower façade was developed for a high-rise residential tower in Dublin to give literal and implied depth and transparency. Working with BCDH Architects, this tower was submitted for an international competition to design…

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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 The Royal Opera House Bridge

This competition entry for a glass bridge creates an illusion of lightness and delight through a dialogue between materials, geometry and structure interacting with the phenomena of light. This bridge connects both buildings for the students to use back and forth on their way to…

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23 Feb Solar Facade

This competition entry with Foster + Partners incorporates photovoltaic cells as shading and power generation devices and a water cooling system on stainless steel screens. The architects proposed three linked residential towers for high specification apartments that each have large external spaces. C | L…

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