A joint project between the City of Half Moon Bay and the County of San Mateo, the Half Moon Bay Library in California by Noll & Tam Architects honors the region’s agricultural roots and coastal environment while providing a valuable community resource.
The Canal Street project in Seattle, Washington, takes a narrow, commercially zoned, urban-infill lot with a small, rundown 1950s-era house and transforms it into a new, forward-thinking, 486-m2 (5233-sf), commercial office building.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin (SOAT) will be changing its name and move both its campuses in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Spring Green, Wisconsin, to Cosanti and Arcosanti, the home and studio of Italian architect, artist, and urban theorist Paolo Soleri in Arizona. This decision comes after a lengthy back-and-forth with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation that took place in January when the school said it would cease operations of both its campuses after 88 years.
ODA New York’s new 361-m (1185-ft) Seattle Tower design reflects its founding principal Eran Chen’s belief that every city dweller should have access to outdoor space in their homes. Located in the city’s downtown, the tower has retail, parking, and co-working spaces on the lower floors, and 1080 residential units.
The National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) is calling on its members and the broader professional community to condemn racism in light of the recent tragedies, including the murder of George Floyd, and many other black men and women, who lost their lives due to the hatred sparked by racism.