Swire Properties – Home to international brands, sophisticated lifestyle boutiques and exquisite restaurants, the mall at TaiKoo Hui is an important component of this mixed-use development. Located in the heart of Guangzhou’s central business district and easily accessible via multiple transport modes, the mall at TaiKoo Hui is the city’s premier shopping and lifestyle destination.
Interior Design – Laurinda Spear is a founding principal of Arquitectonica . She studied fine arts at Brown University, received her Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and later a Master of Landscape Architecture from Florida International University…
World Architecture News – Architecture in the civic sector has a duty to engage with the public and push the boundaries of design within the built environment.
PRC Magazine – Located in the prime Tianhe District in Guangzhou, China, Tai Koo Hui is a landmark mixed-use development, a state-of-the-art integrated project with a gross floor area of approximately 450,000 square metres.
Bigger, But More IntimateBDC Network - Las Vegas is returning to its Sin City roots and building ever-larger luxury resorts. But the trick for Building Teams is making them seem intimate.,
ART/ARCHITECTURE; A Latin Jolt to the SkylineNew York Times - The redevelopment of Times Square has finally produced a building worth talking about: the new Westin Hotel on Eighth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets.
E-Architect – This $129,000,000 courthouse of 77,784 SF stands at the end of the axis created by an urban promenade. Located on what were once separate blocks, the towers face east and west.
Haute Living – The National YoungArts Foundation and Arquitectonica have teamed up to promote YoungArts’ Design Arts Discipline, aimed at supporting the students of architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, industrial design, graphic design, fashion design, and interaction design by providing educational experiences and professional opportunities.
Dwell – In our July/August issue, we take a look at 15 women leading the design world, one of whom is Laurinda Spear, cofounder of the Miami firm Arquitectonica. We spoke with her and three other women who have climbed to the top of corporate architecture to learn about how they got their start and what advice they’d give to other women in the field.
K Waterloo Art – It was a conscious decision on Laurinda Spear’s part to begin her lecture at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago with a brief discussion of Durga, the invincible Hindu goddess with many arms. This symbol of feminine power depicts fearlessness, patience, and compassion.
Interiors and Sources – Arquitectonica’s mother-daughter team of Laurinda Spear and Marisa Fort Adams have already tackled the worlds of architecture, interiors and landscape design, but they’re just getting started.
New York Times – The way I see it, Arquitectonica has owed New York a decent building. That firm built its reputation with a series of projects in its hometown, Miami, that mixed bold forms and alluring surfaces at bargain prices.
Interiors and Sources – Our interview with Laurinda Spear and her daughter, Marisa Fort Adams, for our May issue’s profile on the leading ladies of the Miami-based architecture and design firm, Arquitectonica, covered a lot of ground…