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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Library Inspired by Original 1960s Building Strives For LEED Gold

Jasper Place Branch Library, Hughes Condon MarierArchitects, Dub Architects, Alucobond Fascia ACM, Photography by Gerry Kopelow The Jasper Place Branch Library was the joint venture between firms Hughes Condon Marier Architects (HCMA) and Dub Architects. The new library was to replace the old, but was still inspired by the 1960’s Modernist design of the original. The city of Edmonton required sustainable attributes in the building’s design, which was ultimately awards LEED Gold certification. (more…)

Invisible Barn Blends Into Wooded Mountain Range With Reflective Film

Invisible Barn, STPMJ, Folly 2014, Architecture, Mirrored Facade, Blog Seung Teak Lee and Mi Jung Lim of the New York practice STPMJ were the reciprocates of the “Folly 2014,” a competition organized by Socrates Sculpture Park and The Architectural League of New York that encourages up-and-coming designers to create contemporary interpretations of the architectural folly, “traditionally seen as a small-scale building or pavilion positioned within a garden or landscape,” according to the authors at Design Boom. (more…)