5 June 2012 |
Announcements, Education, Educational
Brockman Hall for Physics, Rice University, photo © Peter Aaron/OTTO
The Society for College and University Planning and the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education recognized Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University with an Excellence in Architecture for a New Building Award. View a full portfolio of the project on issuu.
9 March 2012 |
Education, Educational, LEED Platinum, Master Planning, Publications, Renovation
Sidwell Friends Meeting House, photo ©Michael Moran/OTTO
The Quaker Meeting House at Sidwell Friends School in Washington, DC is featured in the March/April 2012 issue of GreenSource Magazine. This renovation of a non-descript 1950s gymnasium into a Quaker Meeting House and Arts Center addresses three fundamental challenges; transformation of the vast pedestrian space of the gym into a contemplative space for worship, enhancement of overall campus planning objectives, and the establishment of a welcoming and symbolically important front door to the campus. It is the most recently completed project envisioned in a 2001 master plan by KieranTimberlake for Sidwell Friends School, which outlines a phased transformation of the disparate buildings on two campuses into a physical manifestation of the school’s values, founded in the Quaker principle of environmental stewardship. Continue Reading »
23 September 2010 |
Education, Educational, LEED Platinum, Publications, Waste Divergence
Recently released: the Design for Reuse Primer, a free e-publication project by Public Architecture. In this comprehensive guide to repurposing materials directly from the waste stream, read about the reclaimed lumber and stone used at our LEED Platinum-rated Sidwell Friends Middle School in Washington, DC, including lessons learned and material sources.
28 May 2009 |
Announcements, Education, Educational, Materials, Residential
Yale School of Art Gallery and Sidwell Friends Middle School
photos © Peter Aaron/Esto (left) and © Halkin Photography LLC (right)
It was announced last month that the Yale University School of Art Gallery and Sidwell Friends Middle School have received 2008 Western Red Cedar Architectural Design Awards, presented by The Western Red Cedar Lumber Association and The Cedar Shake and Shingle Bureau.
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26 February 2009 |
© Bosch Rexroth/KieranTimberlake
In Bosch Rexroth’s latest lean manufacturing podcast, James Timberlake discusses how aluminum structural framing, commonly used in factory applications, was used to build the Cellophane House.
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