Vote for NADAAA!

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Uncategorized

To Vote for NADAAA(!) scroll down to ‘Studios’ Click on ‘Architect of the Year’ and punch in a vote for NADAAA! Enter your email address at the bottom of the page and confirm via email in your inbox. Easy!

https://www.dezeen.com/awards/vote/

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NADAAA Shortlisted for Best Architecture Studio 2020

Posted on September 10th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Awards

Check out our impressive international competition HERE.

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Call to Artists: Public Art for the Adams Branch Library

Posted on August 18th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Adams Branch Library, Things We Like

The City of Boston, through the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture, is inviting artists to apply to create a permanent public artwork for the Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library.

The City released the Call yesterday and there will be a Virtual Q+A on Wednesday, September 9th. The Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, September 16, 2020. To learn more, check out the Call to Artists HERE and more information can also be found HERE.

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JWA and NADAAA in conversation

Posted on August 14th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Lectures, Things We Like

A few weeks ago Brigitte Shim of Shim-Sutcliffe moderated a thoughtful conversation between John Wardle, Nader Tehrani, Stefan Mee, and Arthur Chang. This talk touched on recent JWA and NADAAA projects with a focus on collaboration.

NADAAA has collaborated with JWA on two completed projects located in Melbourne, Australia. The first being the Melbourne School of Design and the second, Tanderrum Bridge. Those collaborations were rewarding in many ways and have generated a global friendship.

Since the talk, we have had many requests to share the recording, and here it is!

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NADAAA up for Architecture Studio of the Year

Posted on August 14th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Awards

Dezeen’s international awards program has selected NADAAA as a candidate for Architect of the Year! See the other candidate firms HERE.

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Cooper’s End of Year Show highlighted in FRAME

Posted on August 8th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Uncategorized

FRAME’s Peter Maxwell writes on how this year’s design schools’ graduation shows have reinvented the digital format. One of Maxwell’s key examples of how institutions are creating ambitious digital exhibitions is The Cooper Union’s EOYS: “Other schools have gone one step further, radically rethinking the modes of production of the show itself. In New York, The Cooper Union’s end-of-year show, which includes work spanning all five years of undergraduate design studios, is being displayed in a surrealized version of the historical building in which the school’s classes, studio spaces, and exhibitions are (in better times) held.”

Read on HERE.

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New Territorialities – Nader on Transfer

Posted on August 4th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Press

In Nader’s conversation with TRANSFER editor Isabel Concheiro a few weeks ago they discussed the potential effects of COVID-19 on globalization, revolution, public space, housing inequalities, sustainability, and our evolving architectural discourse.

“to some degree, this may require a paradigm shift in the discipline: the centrality of the human would need to be displaced with the environment at large as its center, including the various species and flora that it sustains. And it poses a very difficult existential question: If humans have the intellectual power to conceptualize a model of sustainability for the globe that was to be to the detriment of human life, would they elect to support it? Could they support a model that prioritizes a center outside of the self?”

Read on HERE.

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LAST CHANCE TO VOTE FOR VILLA VAROISE + RISD NORTH HALL

Posted on July 30th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _RISD NORTH HALL, _Villa Varoise, Awards

Voting ends tomorrow in the 8th Annual Architizer A+ Popular Choice Awards. Help Villa Varoise and RISD North Hall win by clicking on the below links and placing your vote!

Villa Varoise for Architecture + Concrete

Villa Varoise for XL Private House

RISD North Hall for Mid-Rise Housing

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Join us Wednesday night!

Posted on July 20th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events

Brigitte Shim of Shim-Sutcliffe will moderate a conversation between John Wardle, Nader Tehrani, Stefan Mee, and Arthur Chang this Wednesday, July 22nd at 7pm EST via Zoom. The conversation will focus on collaboration as a critical process of exchanging, transforming, and evolving ideas.

PLEASE CONTACT NICOLE SAKR AT
NSAKR@NADAAA.COM FOR THE ZOOM LINK.

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Domus reviews EOYS

Posted on July 17th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: The Cooper Union

This may sum up Domus’s Matteo Mirani’s review of The Cooper Union’s EOYS: “You have to experience it. Go to the website

“Pause. Yes, you have to pause and digest the above. Understanding and enhancing the importance of the notion of “space” and “time” in a school of architecture is a pedagogical statement. The works of the students are on show within the limitations given by the somehow “real” physicality of the space in a given time in history. The works exhibited are dealing with the “friction” embedded in the real space while responding to our times. We are in our field here, architecture. The digital, accurate reconstruction of the school’s space at this time, filled with the students’ works seems fulfilling the mission of the school: the dialogue and the coexistence of different ideas that move forward the disciplinary knowledge in our field.”

Read all Mirani has to say about Cooper’s ambitious digital show HERE.

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