dbox was founded fifteen years ago in New York by architects who are passionate about the art and business of our creativity. I’ve considered dbox as a great source of inspiration from my get go in this field and their global team now includes professionals with recognized expertise in brand creation, marketing, and advertising. They have offices in New York, London and Taipei.
Philip Michael Brown was a senior designer at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC in New York and a design associate at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP in New York and started his firm Philip Michael Brown Studio in 1999. I first contacted Philip following the release of his book about Exterior Cladding Design Studies a few months ago and the fact there are many similarities in our workflow and focus on design. We kept in contact since then, discussing issues related to our industry and an Interview was born.
The first image I’ve seen by SOA‘s Roberto De Rose was the Maison Hermes personal work based on Renzo Piano’s Hermes building in Tokyo. I was so amazed by it I asked him to share more information about it and it became one of the first making of articles on this blog – Making of Maison Hermes. Roberto is on the CityLIFE Challenge jury panel and those of you coming to Academy Day #2 in Venice this October will get to meet him and Gianpiero in person. For the time being here is an Interview that will shed valuable light on the insides of SOA… Enjoy!
Getting back on track with interviews and what could be better than doing one with CITY LIFE Jury panel member, Alex York. Previously working at Hayes Davidson, Alex is now heading his own London-based studio – Ateilier York, boasting clients like Barton Willmore, Savills, David Adjaye and MMM Architects to name but a few. He recently published the case study about his work on The House that you must read if you havent done so yet. Much to learn here so Enjoy!
- Best of Week 38/2015 – Jeju International Airport by urbaniteSeptember 21, 2015 - 12:16
- Best of Week 37/2015 – Geology Museum by LeeMundwiler ArchitectsSeptember 14, 2015 - 11:17
- Best of Week 36/2015 – Case Inlet Retreat by Mouton BurgerSeptember 7, 2015 - 23:49
- Best of Week 35/2015 – Cliff House by MOTAugust 31, 2015 - 12:08
- Best of Week 34/2015 – Dovre Stoves ’15 by VizconAugust 24, 2015 - 12:03
Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it.