November 2013

November 2013

Inside to Outside

Privacy and Public Space in the Sustainable City
Wednesday, November 6, at 6:30pm @ NYSID

Leading architects Hugh Hardy and Calvin Tsao discuss the links between public and private, interior and exterior, and how creative planning in today’s cities can enhance human interaction and sustainable design.

NYSID Website

 
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October 2013

October 2013

Cocktails & Conversations

On Friday October 18th, following the release of the WSJ article, Calvin Tsao & Karen Stein (Design Consultant and Writer) will be in conversation at the Center for Architecture, discussing issues facing the architectural profession and how we can go beyond the physicality of buildings.

Friday Archtober 18th, Center for Architecture, New York
Tickets include one drink: $12.50 (AIA members) / $15 (non AIA members)

The evening also includes cocktails by bartender and author Eben Klemm.

Center for Architecture Website
Video: Cocktails & Conversation

 
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October 2013

October 2013

Tsao & McKown Bring Eco Friendly Designs to China

Tsao & McKown are featured in The Wall Street Journal online and in print on Saturday 12th of October. The article written by Karen Stein references the offices past experience designing in China and addresses design methodologies for the future.

Read the full article here

 
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October 2013

October 2013

Practical Utopias

Tsao & McKown is participating in the Practical Utopias Symposium ‘The Diversity of International Work in Asia’ at the AIA New York Center for Architecture as part of Archtober.

Calvin Tsao is partaking in the symposium panel entitled ‘Urbanism, Culture, and Quality of Life in Asian Cities’, and the exhibition at the AIA Center for Architecture in New York also includes Tsao & McKown’s Suntec City project in Singapore.

The Exhibition will run from October 1st, 2013 – January 18th, 2014 at The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York

 
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December 2012

December 2012

Best of Year Awards 2012 – Winner

The Lumiere project in Taipei wins the Best of Year Award in the Residential Public Space Model category.

Merit was also awarded to Gary Morgenroth and Tsao & McKown for the Beresford Residence in the large apartment category.

 
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November 2012

November 2012

National Design Awards Gallery

TsAO & McKOWN has been featured in the National Design Awards Gallery. The NDA celebrates design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world, and seek to increase awareness of design by educating the public and promoting excellence, innovation, and lasting achievement in American design. Explore the work of the winners, finalists, and jurors of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the gallery.

 
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November 2012

November 2012

Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Legacy Award

Calvin Tsao to receive the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) Legacy Award.

MOCA: With this years celebration we seek to honor game changers, those who have made a difference by challenging stereotypes and exceeding expectations across variety of fields.

We are honored to announce that Calvin Tsao has received the Legacy Award from the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA). Congratulations to the fellow awardees: Silas Chou (President and CEO, Novel Holdings Group), Angelica Cheung (Editor in Chief, Vogue China), and Humberto Leon and Carol Lim (Co-Founders, Opening Ceremony).

The annual Legacy Award gala will take place at Cipriani Wall Street on December 3, 2012.

 
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April 2012

April 2012

OPEN: an exhibition by Tsao & McKown

Syracuse University School of Architecture
April 17th – May 9th

OPEN is a dyptical exhibition in which the gallery space is devoted to use by the students, and the materials are primarily viewed on a website created for the exhibition: sevenprojects.net

 
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October 2011

October 2011

AIA New York State Citation for William Beaver House

The William Beaver House in Manhattan’s financial district has received a “Citation” from the New York State AIA. In addition to this most recent recognition, the William Beaver House has been lauded for its architecture and interiors by other prestigious organizations, and has received extensive local and international coverage.

 
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October 2010

October 2010

2010 American Architecture Award

William Beaver House has been recognized by the “Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design” in conjunction with the “European Centre for Architecture and Design and Urban Studies” with a 2010 American Architecture Award for Most Significant Contemporary Architecture in the US.

WBH will be included in a special exhibition of all winners at their annual conference, “The City and The World: Madrid Symposium” before traveling to the Athens Museum and then Istanbul.

 
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July 2009

July 2009

The First Lady Hosts National Design Awards

The First Lady hosts a ceremony at the White House for the winners and finalists of the 2009 National Design Awards, part of the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. She praises the recipients for their innovative ideas, and for serving as inspiration for future generations of designers. July 24, 2009.

Video: The First Lady addresses the NDA Winners
Article on the Cooper-Hewitt Awards

 
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