Archtober Building of the Day #7
Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse
Terminal 4, John F. Kennedy International Airport
Slade Architecture in collaboration with the Virgin Atlantic in-house Design Team
â€œThe memory of having a really appalling cup of coffee served to you by someone who woke up on the wrong side of the bed can really ruin your experience,â€ said Jeremy Brown. Service is the obsession of the senior design manager of Virgin Atlantic Customer Experience, who was leading the Archtober tour of the new Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at New York’s JFK Airport. Virgin and Slade Architecture have spared no expense and left no detail unattended to in the pursuit of creating a memorable experience.
Monday, October 6, 2014
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In October, the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is coming to the Big Easy for three days of speakers and educational workshops that discuss sustainable architecture. reThink Wood will have several experts on-site to discuss how wood framing is contributing to reduced environmental impact, and helping building designers earn points in green rating systems like LEEDV4.
reThink Wood events taking place at its booth (#2539) throughout the convention include:
#GreenbuildChat Twitter Q&A
Join @reThinkWood for a LIVE Twitter discussion on Wednesday, October 22 at 11:00 AM CT with a panel of architects to discuss how wood allows architects to design effective urban structures while earning points in LEEDV4.
Education Labs, Presented by WoodWorks
Comparative Life Cycle Assessment: Multi-Story, CLT Apartment in Quebec
Blane Grann, Scientist in the Durability and Sustainability group at FPInnovations
Wednesday, October 22 â€“ 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Mid-Rise and Beyond – Wood Construction in the Vibrant Urban Environment
Scott Breneman, Senior Technical Director at WoodWorks
Thursday, October 23 â€“ 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Healthy Buildings: The Case for Visual Wood
David Fell, Research Leader for Market Research at FPInnovations
Wednesday, October 22 â€“ 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Resilient Communities by Design
Erik Kneer, Project Manager at Holmes Culley, Founding member of the Structural Engineers Association of California’s (SEAOC) Sustainable Design Committee
Thursday, October 23 â€“ 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
School Building as Teacher: Design for the Future
Randall Walter, AIA LEED AP, Architect at Bensonwood
Thursday, October 23 â€“ 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
To learn more, visitÂ reThink Wood. Or,Â connect with reThink Wood onÂ Facebook,Â Twitter, YouTubeÂ and Slideshare.
Archtober Building of the Day #2
250 Bowery, New York, NY
Morris Adjmi Architects and AA Studio
Winner of a 2014 AIA New York Chapter Merit Award, 250 Bowery is the latest insertion into the paradeÂ of Pritzker Prizeâ€“winners on the Bowery. Morris Adjmi Architects Project Architect Mohammed Rajab led our group of enthusiasts and developers from Canadaâ€”yes, friends, you can use Archtober to suss out your competitionâ€”through a private duplex luxury condo currently on the market.