Commissioned in 2013, wHY has completed its latest residential project for a restauranteur and his family in Venice Beach. The 3,100 square foot house is designed “'from the inside out' rather than the outside in" and is constructed using concrete because it provides a "great balance of roughness and refinement. It is refined because of the craftsmanship you put into it.” Read more at Los Angeles Times (Image Credit: Richard Powers)
Established by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to recognize practitioners working on smaller projects, this program is intended "to raise public awareness of the value and design excellence that architects bring to projects, no matter the limits of size and scope." Learn more about the award and this year's recipients at the American Institute of Architects.
The wHY-designed "Marciano Art Foundation is not alone in going the historical route. Several new arts institutions in development that will expand the city’s museum landscape have opted to reimagine existing buildings rather than build sleek new ones." Read more at The New York Times (Image Credit: Emily Berl for The New York Times)
Maile Pingle discovers that "a portfolio dominated by major cultural commissions has honed his [Kulapat's] belief that contemporary architecture must integrate with public interest and elevate the human experience."
Brook Hazelton, president of the Americas for Christie’s, notes that “there was a natural affinity toward wHY’s design. And a real comfort level in working with the architect and team—it was a natural fit.” Read more at Robb Report.
The two-story space, which has been designed by the Los Angeles-based firm wHY, will host private selling exhibitions, public exhibitions of touring auction highlights, live-streams of auctions from Christie’s 12 salesrooms worldwide, social events and educational programmes. Read more at The Art Newspaper