OMA: Taipei performing arts center breaks ground
Status: competition: 2008-2009. construction begins: 2012. scheduled completion: 2015
Client: department of cultural affairs, taipei city government
Local architect: artech architects
Budget: estimated: 5.4 billion taiwan dollars (around €140 million)
Program: total 50,000m2. one 1,500-seat theatre
HWKN scoops coveted MoMA PS1
Location: new york, new york, USA
Client: MoMa PS1
Size: 5000 sq ft
Status: to be constructed summer 2012
Design team: matthias hollwich, marc kushner, robert may, adam hostetler, matthew hoffman, tim aarsen, david lee,
Ryan donaghy, clare reidy, dwight engel, dongil kim, jamie abrego, eunsun park, brett wiemann, andreas kostopoulos,
New Research and Warehouse / Brooks + Scarpa
This project is a 55,000 square foot research lab, designed by award-winning office Brooks + Scarpa, office and industrial testing facility serving an automotive industry client who designs and manufactures automotive and heavy truck chassis. The first phase encompasses a total of 15,500 square feet, including 5,500 square feet of office
A Witch by Starlight
By starlight this eerie visage shines in the dark, a crooked profile evoking its popular name, the Witch Head Nebula.
In fact, this entrancing telescopic portrait gives the impression the witch has fixed her gaze on Orion's bright supergiant star Rigel.
Spanning over 50 light-years, the blue color of the Witch Head Nebula and of the dust surrounding
Red Aurora Over Australia
Why would the sky glow red? Aurora.
Two weeks ago solar storms, emanating mostly from active sunspot region 1402, showered particles on the Earth that excited oxygen atoms high in the Earth's atmosphere.
As the excited element's electrons fell back to their ground state, they emitted a red glow. Were oxygen atoms lower in Earth's atmosphere