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Trahan Architects creates curving wooden balconies for Atlanta theatre

November 5, 2020 India Block 0
Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theater by Trahan Architects in Atlanta, Georgia

US firm Trahan Architects has renovated the Coca-Cola Stage at the Alliance Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, using steam-bent timber to form an undulating auditorium. Constructed in 1968, the 650-seat Alliance Theater is part of the Woodruff Arts Center campus in the state capital of Georgia. For the renovation, Trahan Architects stripped the interiors of the

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Green net shades hammocks and bird feeders in Murmuration by SO-IL

August 10, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
Murmuration by SO-IL

Architecture studio SO-IL has built a green-mesh structure with suspended seating in this installation on the Renzo Piano-designed plaza of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. SO-IL created the structure to temporarily occupy the plaza in front of the extension that Italian architect Renzo Piano added to the High Museum of Art in 2005.

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Atlanta breakfast joint Pancake Social draws on simplicity of Scandinavian design

July 17, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0

Atlanta studio NO Architecture has teamed pale woods and white accents with retro tiles and gingham print inside this all-day breakfast eatery in the city. The Pancake Social restaurant is located in a historic brick building in Atlanta’s Ponce City Market area, which is a mixed-use community hub of food, retail, office and residential spaces.

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Alexander Wu designs himself a house on tiny plot in Atlanta

June 29, 2019 James Brillon 0
A Mews House by Alexander Wu in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta architect Alexander Wu chose one of the city’s smallest properties to build this home for his family. The two-bedroom home was a self-initiated project by Alexander Wu, who started up his architectural practice Alex Wu Architect in 2016. Wu was looking to expand his practice with residential work. His career previously focussed on institutional work while

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Jagged roof tops Jennifer Bonner’s Haus Gables in Atlanta

May 20, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Haus Gables by Jennier Bonner

American architect Jennifer Bonner has topped this slender white house in Atlanta with an asymmetrical roofline to make the most of the space on its tight plot. Bonner, who runs architecture studio MALL, completed the three-storey Haus Gables in Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighbourhood. It sits on a 24-­foot­ (7.3-metre) wide plot with a breadth

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Five restaurants and bars worth going out for in Atlanta

March 25, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Garden & Gun Club by Workstead

Southern US city Atlanta is experiencing a surge in new eateries and bars. Here are five to visit in Georgia’s capital, including a snug club by Workstead and Tom Dixon’s “raw yet sophisticated” cocktail lounge. Garden & Gun Club American design studio Workstead has created a cosy venue as part of Garden & Gun Magazine, a publication

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Atlanta’s Lazy Betty restaurant pairs industrial details and pops of teal

March 22, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
Lazy Betty by Praxis3

Teal accents contrast roughly painted brickwork, exposed piping and cracked concrete in this restaurant in Atlanta designed by local studio Praxis3. Lazy Betty is a tasting menu-style restaurant in Atlanta that opened in February 2019. Designed by Praxis3, the eatery’s interiors comprise weathered-looking concrete floors and an exposed brick wall, which is also painted white with

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AI3 fuses contemporary and rustic elements for French eatery in Atlanta

March 19, 2019 Bridget Cogley 0
AIX and Tin Tin by AI3

Stone, woodwork and pops of blue are teamed together inside this French restaurant and bar in Atlanta, which local practice AI3 designed to evoke the chef’s childhood in Provence. The local architecture and design studio designed the AIX restaurant and Tin Tin wine bar for chef Nick Leahy, who grew up in Aix-en-Provence in southern France.

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Watch the Super Bowl 2019 stadium roof close “like a camera aperture”

February 3, 2019 Dan Howarth 0
HOK's Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host the 53rd Super Bowl

This time-lapse footage shows the petals atop Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is hosting the 53rd Super Bowl game today, slide past each other to cover the American football pitch below. The venue, where the New England Patriots will take on the Los Angeles Rams from 6:30pm EST, was designed by global architecture firm HOK with

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10 important architectural sites in Super Bowl 2019 host city Atlanta

February 1, 2019 Dan Howarth 0
Atlanta skyline

Atlanta is gearing up to host the 53rd Super Bowl this weekend, so we’ve put together a guide to the Southern US city’s most interesting buildings in case American football isn’t your thing. High Museum of Art by Richard Meier, 1983, expanded by Renzo Piano, 2005 Known to locals as The High, this minimalist museum

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