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The ContemporAry Austin-Jones Center Reopens

LTL's renovation of The ContemporAry Austin-Jones Center has opened. The transformation of the museum includes a new 6,500 sq ft canopy floating 22 ft above the entire rooftop with ephemeral curtains able to envelope the space. Newly named The Moody Rooftop, this prominent downtown cultural destination integrates the 7' high letters of artist Jim Hodge's installation "With Liberty and Justice for All (A work in Progress)." Within the building, the gallery spaces have been expanded and upgraded to allow for larger and more complex exhibitions.

LTL's Manual of Section awarded 2016 International DAM Architectural Book Award

LTL Architects is honored, along with Princeton Architectural Press, to be selected for one of ten Awards for the best Architectural Book of the year, from 88 publishers and 214 global entries.  2016 is the eighth time the Frankfurt Book Fair and Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) have bestowed the International DAM Architectural Book Award. The prize, the only one of its kind honors the best architectural books in a year.  On September 28, 2016 a jury made up of external experts and representatives of DAM met to select the year’s ten best architectural books of the year. They based their decision on criteria such as design, content, quality of material and finishing, innovation, and topicality. All award-winning books will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair from October 20 to 23, 2016 (Hall 4.1, Zentrum Bild, stand K 109).

Marc Tsurumaki to Lecture at Georgia Tech School of Architecture, Friday, October 21

Marc Tsurumaki will present a selection of the firm’s recent work in relation to their research on the role of section in architecture, culminating in the publication of ‘Manual of Section.’ The lecture will address the history and potentials of section as a generative technique, focusing on it’s evolution from early modernism forward, and on sectional strategies as they are deployed in LTL’s built and speculative designs.

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LTL's New Studio Director and Associates

LTL is pleased to announce the promotion of Clark Manning to Studio Director, and the promotion of Anna Knoell, Michael Schissel, and Antonia Wai to Associate. Each have made significant contributions to LTL’s recent accomplishments and consistently demonstrate exemplary project leadership. Congratulations!

 

Clark Manning, Anna Knoell, Michael Schissel, Antonia Wai

Clark Manning, Anna Knoell, Michael Schissel, Antonia Wai

LTL Architects Wins NYCxDesign Award

LTL Architects' design for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development has received an inaugural NYCxDesign Award. This is the first year of the award which celebrates outstanding achievement across major areas of design and LTL was honored as the top award in the Education category.  The awards ceremony was held at MoMA on Saturday the 14th and hosted by Interior Design.

NYU Steinhardt and Brown Institute Selected as Finalists for NYCxDESIGN Awards

LTL's projects, NYU Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Human Development, and Columbia University Brown Institute for Media Innovation have been selected as finalists for the NYCxDESIGN Awards in the "Education" and "Green" categories respectively. NYCxDESIGN is New York City's official celebration of design, organized by city agencies in coordination with cultural institutions. The Awards, hosted by Interior Design, are a global design competition celebrating outstanding achievement across major areas of design. 

Manual of Section Sent to Printers, Available Fall 2016

After many years of work, Manual of Section is complete!

Published by Princeton Architectural Press, Manual of Section provides a conceptional and practical framework for understanding this key technique of architectural representation and design. In this forthcoming book, Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis have developed a new typology of section, demonstrated through sixty-three intricately detailed sectional perspectives of some of the most important buildings from the last hundred years.

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SCR Closing Presentation: Wednesday, March 30

Join Paul Lewis at the AIA NY Center for Architecture at the closing program of the Structures of Coastal Resilience exhibition, this Wednesday at 6:30 PM.  Paul will present LTL Architects' and Princeton University's proposal for Atlantic City, NJ.  The presentation will be followed by a group discussion exploring the themes of the exhibition with Guy Nordensen, Catherine Seavitt, and Roselle Henn. The event is free for AIA members, $10 for non-members. You can RSVP here