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  • Projects

    Faith-Based Interiors

    … inch panels laminated onto glass for strength. “It’s almost a ton of stone up there,” says Moriyama, an alumnus of both Frank Gehry’s office and Coop Himmelb(l)au whose father, Raymond Moriyama, founded MTA in 1958. “It looks effortless, but it was a challenge to get it there.” The same goes for …

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    … facelift via the proposed Cadillac Center. Find out more at AmericaJR. 2. Ed Hatcher’s review of the new book Blue Universe: Architectural Projects by Christian Reder & Coop Himmelb(l)au starts with: “Books like these make me remember why I went into architecture.” Read the review. 3. Digital Urban has embarked on a trip …

  • Profiles

    Who Was Günther Domenig, the Unknown Deconstructivist?

    … every now and then. So, when Philip Johnson and Mark Wigley put together their seminal Deconstructivist Architecture exhibition for the MoMA in New York, they included the Austrian office Coop Himmelb(l)au instead of Domenig—a decision that reflected their preference for a (slightly) younger office whose partners were true stage hogs (in English …

  • Viewpoints

    Rediscovering "Bau"and Architecture's Countercultural Moment

    … and ahead of its time, and how its editors had their gazes fixed far beyond the borders of Austria. Early work by Coop Himmelb(l)au is featured alongside that of the famous U.K. practice Archigram, Japan’s Metabolism practitioners, Buckminster Fuller and Claes Oldenburg, and even the Italian publication Domus. Additionally, Bau …

  • Viewpoints

    Top Designers Invent Uniforms for Imaginary Jobs

    … gingham apron, and two oversized red hearts covering the breast. It embodies, according to the project description, “a sort of naivety that is sublimation of wily malice.” Coop Himmelb(l)au's "CHBL Jammer Coat," on the other hand, is for the conscientious wearer who wishes to hide him/herself from the all-seeing eye …

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    Just In: Storefront for Art and Architecture Names New Executive Director

    … biennial and triennial circuit. Lists of architects that have graced its galleries are continual snapshots of the discipline's intellectual vanguard through time: Peter Cook, Diller+Scofidio, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Lebbeus Woods, Bjarke Ingels, and more. Storefront “has somehow preserved its profoundly experimental voice,” says Esparza Chong Cuy, unlike other arts and architecture cultural …

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    Friday Links

    … Like basketball? Like being eco-sensitive? You're going to love NBA's Green Week Postopolis! makes its way to LA Spain's AITEX proposes research and innovation to invigorate the textile industry Ohio's Wexner Center welcomes Coop Himmelb(l)au Join Parsons for their upcoming symposium, Aftertaste 3: New Agendas for the Interior

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    Stair Master

    … Rocky on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art to the front stoop moments honored in the writings of Jane Jacobs and the photography of A. Aubrey Bodine, pictured above. Now you can add another set of steps to the list: the ones at Coop Himmelb(l)au's High School #9. The stairs …

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    Not Your Daddy’s SOM

    … piece of science,” Duffy says. And he recently entered a competition for the European Central Bank in Frankfurt; the field of 80 included OMA, Morphosis, UN Studio, Coop Himmelb(l)au, Frank Gehry, Norman Foster, and Dominique Perrault. When the shortlist was announced, Duffy wasn’t on it. Still, he says he welcomes the chance …

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    Space Craft

    … is really interesting about Tom’s project is that underlying all of his sophistication about how you build on an international scale—picked up from working with Coop Himmelb(l)au—is a profound understanding of the root activities that go into building,” Riley says. Light-Wing reflects, both in its form and in the …