Rejecting the notion of museum architecture as neutral background for exhibits, the new building itself becomes an active tool for science education.
Materials, forms, and exposed structural elements are referential to the work of Caltrans and evoke a feeling of the freeways.
Situated amid existing canals and a new man made lake, the undulating office building interacts with an augmented ground plane, joining architecture to landscape, and environment to site.
The Campus Recreation Center at the University of Cincinnati ties together incongruous buildings into a unified expression. Both keystone and connector, the building encourages social exchange and harnesses flows onto the campus green.
The Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics brings together a dozen different groups with vastly different cultures, focuses, and scopes into a single structure designed to facilitate collaboration and spontaneous discourse.
41 Cooper Square, the new academic building for The Cooper Union, aspires to manifest the character, culture and vibrancy of both the 150 year-old institution and of the city in which it was founded.
"Our proposal for Kunsthaus Graz is driven by the tensions within two fundamental ideas; one urban and the other programmatic..."
In light of NOAA's mission to monitor and safeguard the earth, the architects reexamined the traditional relationship between building and landscape - figure and ground.
In this dialectical relationship between the specific architectural language of the project and the local landscape, each element informs, transforms, and adjusts the total composition.
In a suburban Madrid neighborhood of conventional, anonymous housing blocks, Morphosis devised a typology of porosity to suit the social ideals of this project type.
The Phare Tower is part of the redevelopment for the La Défense business district on the outskirts of Paris.
The new Federal Building, a slender 65-feet-wide tower rising 18 stories (240 feet), is located along the northern edge of the Mission and Seventh Street site.
Discrete object buildings - a reference back to an earlier single room courthouse model.
Morphosis has designed a unique interior, in a three story generic office building, that communicated the identity of the client, an advertising/design and marketing firm, as creative problem solvers in contrast to the homogenous context of the existing Scottsdale environment.
Fusing landscape and building into a single organic unity, the Diamond Ranch High School concerns building as topography, with a majority of the architectural program contained within the reshaped site.