Architects Transform Concrete Structure Into Modern Office Complex In Watertown

The Linx, Watertown, MA, SGA Arch, Callahan, Boylston Properties, Commercial, CEI Materials
The Linx is a modern office complex in Watertown, Massachusetts, adapted from a concrete warehouse. The stunning adaptive reuse project, designed by Spagnolo, Gisness & Associates (SGA Arch), replaced the heavily concrete exterior with glass and modern metal materials. The combination of perforated metal and glass allows for a substantial influx of natural light while the use of iridescent metal playfully changes the exterior throughout the day.

Prefabricated Pods Provide Colorful And Sustainable Alternative To Traditional Education Design

Huntingtower School, STEM Lab, HARWYN Modular Pods, Australia
Harwyn modular pods have revolutionized home office design to meet the demands of the competitive Australian housing market. The original pod was designed to create individualized, compact space for the at-home worker attempting to balance professional and home life. The designs are the collaborative efforts of founder, Jason Fremder, and Selwyn Blackstone.

Metal Panels Envelope Canadian Residence To Produce Contemporary Home Design

Excelsior Architectural Product, Residential, Home Design, ALPOLIC Metal Composite Material, MCM
Metal composite material is used in a wide variety of architectural markets. From education to corporate identity, the versatility of this material has made it a go-to in the architectural sphere. Due to its light weight, ease of fabrication, and wide-ranging color palette, the material has gained popularity since its creation in the 1960s.

Architects Add To NYC Skyline With High Performance Terracotta Skyscraper

One Vanderbilt, New York Skyscraper, KPF, Paul Clemence, ARCHI-PHOTO, DesignBoom
The One Vanderbilt building in New York sits within the prominence of greatness, matching the skyline of the Empire State and Chrysler buildings. Towering over 1,000 feet, the office building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) and is located just next to the Grand Central Terminal. In an article the DesignBoom, author Philip Stevens describes the facades as, “four interlocking and tapering planes that spiral towards the sky.”