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Native Places: St Giles Presbyterian Church

St Giles Presbyterian Church A wild place Harwell Hamilton Harris designed St Giles Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, late in his life; he was 80 when the sanctuary was finished in 1983. But his church on a wooded hillside was about youth. “Every child...

Michael Webb’s Review of Robert Venturi’s Rome in Form Magazine

Robert Venturi’s Rome. Frederick Fisher and Stephen Harby. (Oro Editions, $24.95) Two architects with a passion for watercolors draw on their experience as Fellows of the American Academy in Rome to provide this illustrated commentary on iconic buildings in the...

Lohud Covers An Architect’s Cookbook

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Food 52 Article – A Look at 3 Restaurants Designed by a Food-Loving Architect

by Glen Coben • September 20, 2018 We all know a good restaurant has the ability to pull us in with more than just its food. Thoughtful design, a welcoming ambience, and individual stories that personalize the experience for the diner can all transcend what a single...

Louisiana’s Oak Alley, by Frank Harmon featured in Architects and Artisans

In about two weeks, Oro Editions will release North Carolina architect Frank Harmon’s new book, ‘Native Places: Drawing as a Way to See.’ It’s a book of 64 drawings selected from the author’s website of the same name. Today, we reach back into the A+A archives for a...

Smith House II in The Ormsby Review

#363 An Erickson-Massey masterpiece September 02nd, 2018 Smith House II by Michael Prokopow, with photography by Michael Perlmutter and foreword by Douglas Coupland Novato, California: ORO Editions, 2018. $24.95 (U.S.)  /  9781940743387 Reviewed by Harold Kalman UBC...

Frank Harmon Announces Highly Anticipated Book: Native Places

Over the past four years, many of you have asked me when I was going to turn “Native Places” into a book. Well, I’m happy to announce that I’ve finally done just that -- with the help of my publisher, Gordon Goff, of ORO Publications and graphic designer AnLe Banh....

Fabric Architecture interviews Nic Goldsmith for his new book: Mass to Membrane

‘Mass to membrane’ continues to influence the future of architecture August 1st, 2018 / By: Bruce N. Wright / Features Nicholas “Nic” Goldsmith, FAIA, has been a major player for more than 40 years in the development of fabric architecture in North America and around...

# TRANS-EUROPA MEDIAS Features Mass Timber: Research and Design

# TRANS-EUROPA MEDIAS/ Mass Timber: Research and Design Posted on 12 mai 2018 by TEM.REDACTION Author: Susan Jones Publisher : ORO Editions Agence TEM/ Trans-Europa Médias https://www.facebook.com/transeuropa.medias/ Mass Timber / Design and Research presents new...

Landscape Architecture Magazine Reviews Houses for Aging Socially in May issue

Nursing homes can be institutional; “aging in place” often leads to loneliness. What’s needed as our population gets older, according to this publication,are new design-based solutions. The authors make the case that the existing low-density residential grids can be...

Randolph C. Henning Wins IBPA Award for Aaron G. Green, Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright

Aaron Green, Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright wins the Benjamin Franklin Award!

Closet Design Bible Review by Modern Luxury

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Timeless Reviewed by Boston Design Guide

Boston Design Guide   ARCHITECT PATRICK AHEARN RELEASES HIS NEW BOOK, TIMELESS DECEMBER 20, 2017 |  SANDY GIARDI Coffee tables, living rooms and libraries everywhere have a beautiful new book to showcase, as Patrick Ahearn, one of New England’s preeminent classical...

Vineyard Living’s Review of Timeless

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Review of Robert Venturi’s Rome, from the Architectural Record

February 28, 2018 Martino Stierli After the publication of Robert Venturi’s Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture by the Museum of Modern Art in 1966, many of Venturi’s peers began to see his treatise as a liberation from the orthodoxies of high modernism. Soon...

Aaron G. Green Reviewed by SAH/SCC

Reviewed by The Society of Architectural Historians/Southern California Chapter...

Robert Venturi’s Rome in The Architects Newspaper

From: https://archpaper.com/2018/01/robert-venturi-rome-review/ Seeing Rome through the eyes of Robert Venturi By BRIAN NEWMAN • January 9, 2018 Complexity and Contradiction in Architecture is not an easy book, or so we were told by Vincent Scully in the introduction...

Robert Venturi’s Rome – From Santa Barbara Magazine

From: http://sbmag.com/

The Life of Olgivanna Lloyd Wright Book Review by Katherine Mansfield Society

From: http://www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org/ Book Review From Crna Gora to Taliesin Black Mountain to Shining Brow: The Life of Olgivanna Lloyd Wright Compiled and edited by Maxine Fawcett-Yeske and Bruce Brooks Pfeiffer (Novato, CA: Oro Editions, 2017). Frank...

Friedman House reviewed by Spacing Magazine Canada

From: http://spacing.ca/national/2017/12/05/book-review-friedman-house/ Written by Richard Cavell, ORO Editions (2017) UBC SALA West Coast Modern House Series Following Dr. Friedman’s passing, the fate of the house was uncertain, and an attempt to acquire a heritage...

Be Seated Selected by the Wall Street Journal as one of the best books to give a design lover

Wall Street Journal What to Give: Books on Design The best books to give the design lover in your life. By Ann Landi Nov. 15, 2017 6:08 p.m. ET 0 COMMENTS We don’t think much about public seating: We spy an empty bench in a park or a vacant chair in a town square and...

Robert Venturi’s Rome Reviewed by tripfiction.com

An architectural guide to Rome. Talking to Stephen Harby 11th December 2017 “Robert Venturi’s ROME” re-interpreted by two authors and architects, Frederick Fisher and Stephen Harby. “This guide is intended for all travellers to Rome, whether of the armchair or shoe...

Rome Reviewed by Architectural Record

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Press for Give Me Shelter by Mashable.com

From: http://mashable.com/2017/11/17/homeless-shelter-design-transitional-housing/#qgujIw6Hriq4 Homes for Hope was created by USC School of Architecture students during the Fall 2016 semester. The course, called The Homeless Studio, was funded by the Martin...

UNFOLDED: How Architecture Saved My Life

From: http://www.culturenow.org/cocktails_and_conversations&event=Bartholomew_Voorsanger_and_Alastair_Gordon June 16, 2017 Center for Architecture, New York City The Pairing: Bartholomew Voorsanger, Voorsanger Architects PC Alastair Gordon, Wall Street Journal...

John Yeon: Modern Architecture and Conservation in the Pacific Northwest

From: http://www.landscapeandurbanism.com/2017/04/11/john-yeon-modern-architecture-and-conservation-in-the-pacific-northwest/ John Yeon: Modern Architecture and Conservation in the Pacific Northwest Those not hailing from the Pacific Northwest may be less familiar...

The UBC SALA/West Coast Modern House Series, Vancouver’s vanishing architectural history preserved

Friedman House Richard Cavell ORO Edition In a real estate market as hot as the Lower Mainland, it should come as no surprise that this region’s architectural heritage is as expendable as its livability. Many of the finest examples of West Coast Modern design and...

Robert Venturi’s Rome reviewed by The Architect’s Newspaper

From: https://archpaper.com/

Coverage of Aaron G Green book in the October issue of Perspective magazine

October issue of Perspective magazine....

Joyride author David Martin interviewed by PBS SoCal, LA Arts episode 218

David Martin - clip http://www.pbssocal.org/programs/laart/david-martin-talpxe/ PBS SoCal, LA Arts episode 218 http://www.pbssocal.org/programs/laart/episode-218-uyb9fk/ Interview with David Martin begins at 1:45 until 6:00 Interview with Homeless Shelters begins at...

Experiences of Art, 5 Tips to Help Your Students Meaningfully Engage with Art History

https://www.theartofed.com/2017/10/31/5-tips-help-students-meaningfully-engage-art-history/ We all know how difficult it can be to get secondary students interested in art history. Sometimes, it’s like grasping at straws to find relevant and meaningful connections....

Experiences of Art interview with Hilda Werschkul from The Art of Education website

From: https://www.theartofed.com/2017/10/31/5-tips-help-students-meaningfully-engage-art-history/ HOW do you get students to respond and connect to art history? The answer lies in crafting the right questions and environment, something Hilda Werschkul knows all about....

Aaron G. Green: Organic Architecture Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright

Aaron G. Green: Organic Architecture Beyond Frank Lloyd Wright Aaron G. Green FAIA was an internationally known organic architect of “striking originality and grace.” His diversified architectural works include residential, commercial, industrial, municipal, judicial,...

Blasen Landscape Architecture

From: https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/blasen-landscape-architecture by Sarah Thornton Eric and Silvina Blasen are so grounded and thoughtful that their presence might assuage the raw nerves of their billionaire clients much as the gardens they design do....

Book Review: The Visual Biography of Color

From: www.spacing.ca/national/2017/10/03/book-review-visual-biography-colour/ Author: Frank Jacobus (ORO Editions, 2016) Like so many wonderful facets of world that permeate our lives, colour is often taken for granted. More than a visual phenomenon, its references...

Robert Venturi’s Rome, reviewed by Perspectives

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Cocktails & Conversation: Bartholomew Voorsanger and Alastair Gordon Authors of Unfolded

Video Link: https://vimeo.com/232722093 How do you spend Friday evening? Do you join those jamming NYC’s cultural institutions or those crowds over populating film theaters? When it hosts a pair of NYC's most interesting and provocatively creative thinkers, the Center...

The Life of Olgivanna Lloyd Wright Reviewed by Architects and Artisans

http://architectsandartisans.com/2017/09/the-life-of-olgivanna-lloyd-wri... While much has been written about the life and the innovative organic architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, little scholarly attention has focused on Wright’s third wife, Olgivanna, the...

Wild sets the tone for the new LA+ journal

LA+ is a new interdisciplinary journal from the University of Pennsylvania School of Design. LA+ takes a broader approach to landscape architecture looking at various issues facing the landscape architecture profession from a macro level. The first edition, Wild sets...

Book Review Unfolded: How Architecture Saved My Life

A compelling hybrid: half candid biography, half evaluation of a distinguished practice. The personal trajectory–from New York orphanage, to rebellious youth, brilliant student and accomplished architect–is inspiring, and it increases one’s admiration for how...

Hong Kong, Grounded. Photographing the zones of contact between the multilevel metropolis and the mountain.

Hong Kong is relentlessly vertical, a city of towers and skyways, elevators and ladder streets, built on a mountainside — a city without ground, according to the architects Adam Frampton, Jonathan D. Solomon, and Clara Wong. In their guidebook to the three-dimensional...

Launch of New Publication- “Building Saigon South: Sustainable Lessons for a Livable Future”

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new publication by Oro Editions, "Building Saigon South: Sustainable Lessons for a Livable Future." The book is written by John Lund Kriken, and Ellen Lou of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP— the internationally...

Conway Urban Watershed Framework Plan wins a LafargeHolcim Award

UACDC and the UA Office for Sustainability/UA Resiliency Center are pleased to announce that the Conway Urban Watershed Framework Plan: A Reconciliation Landscape for Conway, Arkansas has won a LafargeHolcim Award for North America. According to the Switzerland-based...

David C Martin Joy Ride lecture at the Huntington July 27

The "Joy Ride, An Architect’s Journey to Mexico’s Ancient and Colonial Places” published by ORO Editions, dinner and lecture hosted by the Huntington’s James Folsom on July 27th was a great event, held in the California Gardens and restaurant. After dinner guests and...

Book Review: Binning House by spacing.ca

from: http://spacing.ca/national/2017/08/01/book-review-binning-house/ Author: Matthew Soules (ORO Editions, 2017) Spending time in the Binning House is like being enveloped in a gentle super-reality, not a parallel reality, but a simple amplification or...

Bart Voorsanger’s La Grua presentation on UNFOLDED

  Friday, July 28 at 6pm Unfolded: How Architecture Saved my Life with Bart Voorsanger The unusual format by Alastair Gordon’s Unfolded of architectural monograph AND memoir reveals real insight into the design process and its public impact. As in the monograph, Bart...

L.A. architect David C. Martin’s unusual Mexico travel journal

from: http://www.latimes.com/books/la-et-jc-david-c-martin-joy-ride-20170725-htmlstory.html By Agatha French Contact Reporter Long before designing the Wilshire Grand Center, better known as the tallest building west of the Mississippi and the pinnacle of the Los...

Review of Unfolded by Michael Webb

http://www.formmag.net/2017/07/book-review-living-architecture/ Bartholomew Voorsanger. Unfolded: How Architecture Saved My Life. Alastair Gordon (Oro, $34.95) A compelling hybrid: half candid biography, half evaluation of a distinguished practice. The personal...

Cities Without Ground Review

from: https://placesjournal.org/article/hong-kong-grounded/ Hong Kong is relentlessly vertical, a city of towers and skyways, elevators and ladder streets, built on a mountainside — a city without ground, according to the architects Adam Frampton, Jonathan D. Solomon,...

Los Angeles Boulevard Review by Spacing.ca

From: http://spacing.ca/national/2017/07/18/book-review-los-angeles-boulevard-eight-x-rays-body-public/ Los Angeles Boulevard: Eight X-Rays of the Body Public As an urban design instructor, practitioner and bibliophile, it is a rare pleasure to discover lesser known,...

UNFOLDED: How Architecture Saved My Life Kinokuniya Bookstore event, July 8th

The Kinokuniya Bookstore in New York cordially hosted an event on July 8th, to celebrate the recent publication of: UNFOLDED: How Architecture Saved My Life. This book marvelously captures the extraordinary life and work of Batholomew Voorsanger, and is inclusive of...

UNFOLDED: How Architecture Saved my Life Reviewed by ArchitecturalRecord.com

http://www.architecturalrecord.com/articles/12102-unfolded-how-architecture-saved-my-life?v=preview Fred A. Bernstein  Bartholomew Voorsanger is best known for museum projects, such as the Asia Society Museum renovation in New York (2001), and a series of sprawling...

Austere Gardens and The Most Beautiful Gardens Ever Written featured Landscapes Architecture in Canada Magazine

http://www.csla-aapc.ca/landscapes-paysages/landscapes-paysages

LA+ featured on land8.com

from: http://land8.com/profiles/blogs/la-takes-on-landscape-identity-in-their-... LA+, published by ORO Editions, started out in the spring of 2015 as a unique, landscape-focused journal that deviated from the pack by not only bringing designers, but philosophers,...

Urban Hallucinations author Julie Eizenberg Honored by University of Melbourne

http://www.kearch.com/the-doctor-is-in-julie-eizenberg-honored-by-univer... Julie received an honorary doctorate from the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning on December 12, 2016. The award honors her leadership in design...

Merrick House reviewed by Spacing.ca

From: http://spacing.ca/national/2017/05/16/book-review-merrick-house/ Edited by Anthony Robins, ORO Editions (2017) UBC SALA West Coast Modern House Series Nestled on a wooded hillside, the house is truly contextual, yet eccentric and outrageous at the same time. It...
Native Places: Mrs. Daugherty

Native Places: Mrs. Daugherty

A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS AND SKETCHES BY FRANK HARMON Mrs. Daugherty Living in the moment I drove by her house ten miles east of Trenton, North Carolina, every month on my way to the coast. She grew yellow flowers outside the front porch in a little square garden next...

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