August 24, 2022
Miami Beach gets 36 Colorful New Lifeguard Towers
As befits the work of an architect who studied with Rem Koolhaas and I. M. Pei, the towers are formally rigorous, yet they also feel spiritual, imbued with a life force and personality. “They are very much about animism and persona,” Lane notes, citing the Moai figures on Easter Island as an inspiration. “I was riffing on [Florida’s] shotgun houses, Cracker homes, and Key West architecture. I was trying to translate that basic wood construction into something painterly and sculptural, sort of like sentinels looking out to sea.”
Remixing Work and Home: How to Think About Hybridity
In the second part of “Work from Home Changes Both,” designer and educator Scott Klinker explores conceptual tools for remixing spatial ideas.
Leers Weinzapfel Associates Renovates a Space Age Library in Boston
Built in 1961, the Roslindale branch of the Boston Public Library just received a $11.7 million renovation by the Boston-based firm.
Five Models of Work and Home
In the first part of “Work from Home Changes Both,” designer and educator Scott Klinker identifies five models for the relationship between “home” and “work.”