Architectural Calendar Girl 2018

Same time next year… October 23rd belongs to Courtyards House in the new architecture calendar by Archima Publishing. 

 ’ARCHIPENDIUM 2018 : 365 buildings | architects’ is a unique compilation of contemporary architectural culture in a compact format. The calendar shows 365 days of new trends in architecture.

This 365 tear-off calendar is a great reminder of the daily production that makes life in our cities possible. Each page is packed with information about the project. A photograph, a description and a drawing illuminate the details of each building in great depth.

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Western Windows Feature: Courtyards House

“Our objective is always to do something that’s elegant and timeless and modern. And those words describe the Western Window Systems products,” Hancox says. “They have a slim profile that we like, and they maximize the amount of glass.”

“There’s the illusion that from certain angles that all the courtyards are connected. It’s interesting because you can look from one courtyard through the inside of the home through another courtyard through another courtyard to the outside of the home,” says Kothke. “The main courtyard is U-shaped, and then there’s a series of four smaller courtyards that really create unique outdoor spaces.”

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Michael Kothke Receives AIAS 2017 Educator Honor Award

HK is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architecture Students has awarded Principal Michael Kothke with its national ‘Educator Honor Award’ for 2017!

“This year, there was an astounding amount of robust and diverse submissions, showcasing the best of leadership, design and service among our chapter members. Our selection process accounted for those that went above and beyond to empower voices, ideas, and actions for the future,” said 2016-2017 AIAS National Vice President Rachel Law. “The AIAS is a collective of passionate leaders, talented designers, and invested citizens. These awards represent our utmost gratitude to the leaders who embody our mission and vision to their fullest potential.”

The AIAS Honor Awards were developed to publicly recognize outstanding achievements by students, educators, and practitioners who have exhibited an exemplary commitment to the education and development of architecture students.

Here is the full list of 2017 Awards Winners.

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