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  ArchitectureWeek - Tools - Morphosis Prints Models - 2004.0818   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morphosis' plaster models are typically primed with a few coats of gray spray epoxy paint and finished with one coat of spray epoxy.
Morphosis prints context models at a scale of 1:200, and leaves a hole in the model base where the building would be.
Morphosis is increasingly working in direct collaboration with building component fabricators — for structural and miscellaneous steel and for interior and exterior cladding.
www.architectureweek.com /2004/0818/tools_1-2.html   (993 words)

 Morphosis Wins 2005 BE Award; Wayne L. Morse U.S. Courthouse Named Top Project in ''Building: BIM for Architecture, ...
Morphosis' approach to the Wayne Morse Courthouse was to challenge this model, articulate the courtrooms as objects, and resolve all the given requirements for security, adjacencies, and circulation.
Morphosis, which means "to be in formation," was founded in 1972 to develop an architecture that would eschew the bounds of conventional forms and materials, and a practice committed to research and innovation as a means of generating new ideas.
Morphosis' objective is to develop a critical practice where creative output engages the contemporary discourse of the discipline through architectural design and education.
www.cimdata.com /newsletter/2005/31/03/31.03.08.htm   (786 words)

 BioMorphosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morphosis' objective is to develop a critical practice in which creative output seeks to engage the contemporary discourse of the discipline through both architectural design and writing.
Morphosis has participated in and won numerous international design competitions including the Alpe-Adria Hypothenkenbank in Austria, The University of Toronto Graduate Student Housing in Canada, and the Diamond Ranch High School in California.
Morphosis has recently been commissioned for significant public sector projects including a Federal Courthouse in Oregon, the G.S.A. Headquarters building in San Francisco, and several university buildings in the U.S. and abroad.
www.ucmainstreet.net /basedocs2/Morphosis_Bio.html   (523 words)

 Morphosis - Diamond Ranch High School :: arcspace.com
Morphosis was founded to develop an architecture that would eschew the normal bounds of traditional forms and materials and surpass the limiting dualism of modern and postmodern.
In addition to these solo exhibitions, Morphosis has been included in prestigious group exhibitions in Tokyo, London, Vienna, Buenos Aires, and at the Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art, as part of the "End of the Century: 100 Years of Architecture" exhibit.
Drawings, furniture, and models produced by Morphosis are included in the permanent collections of such institutions as the MOMA, NYC, MOMA San Francisco, the MAK Vienna, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and the FRAC, France.
www.arcspace.com /architects/morphosis/diamond   (1118 words)

 Türkiye'nin Mimarlık Yayını
Morphosis, whose founder Thom Mayne received the 2005 Pritzker Prize—architecture’s highest honor—is invited to display recent projects at the Centre Pompidou.
Founded in 1972, Morphosis is an interdisciplinary practice involved in rigorous design and research that yields innovative, iconic buildings and urban environments.
Conceived as a compressed framework, densely packed with a collection of multi-dimensional media representative of Morphosis’ recent architecture, “Continuities of the Incomplete” is both an exposition of projects and itself a new work.
www.arkitera.com /event.php?action=displayEvent&ID=635&PHPSESSID=939e01b95a91c5baab0f11e62f2f0ca1   (177 words)

 ARCH'IT architetture / MORPHOSIS. NYC2012 Olympic Village
Morphosis' winning design features a long, sinuous ribbon of primarily low-rise buildings that skirt the waterfront and allow spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline.
The Morphosis plan minimizes building footprints (80% open space) and thus allows the compact 52-acre site to be transformed into a broad city park.
Morphosis positions most of the structures along the water close to the western edge of the site.
architettura.supereva.com /architetture/20040827/index.htm   (2626 words)

 KCET Online - Life & Times - Arts - Architect Thom Mayne
Since then, Mayne and his Morphosis design firm have enjoyed an immense amount of success both commercially and critically by garnering awards and multiple design opportunities.
Morphosis has completed projects both locally - the Science Center School and Caltrans District 7 Headquarters in Los Angeles - and internationally - the Hypo Alpe-Adria Center in Klagenfurt, Austria and the Sun Tower in Seoul, Korea.
For the design of the Caltrans building, Morphosis was awarded the 2005 Honor Award for Design from the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
www.kcet.org /lifeandtimes/arts_thom_mayne.php   (745 words)

 Wired New York Forum - Alaska State Capitol - Morphosis
The Morphosis design locates the “heart” in the Rotunda, where etched into the Dome’s glazed interior, are words from the State’s Constitution.
Morphosis designed a California transportation headquarters that prompted the Los Angeles Times to declare Mayne "is arguing for the elusive, poetic dimension that can raise architecture to art."
He said he thinks the Morphosis design is too grandiose for Alaskans, even if they wanted to spend the money.
www.wirednewyork.com /forum/printthread.php?t=5934   (2094 words)

 morphosisenterprises.com - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morphosis Enterprises, Inc. is not your typical consulting firm.
We are a consulting consortium that takes a non-traditional approach to building companies and people through fostering a bond of trust with our clients, enabling us to learn the intricacies of their goals and meet their needs.
At Morphosis, we take pride not only in the development and growth of our clients but also in manifesting their vision into the realm of reality.
www.morphosisenterprises.com /index.html   (72 words)

 Jacuzzi® Teams with Pininfarina, Renowned Ferrari Designer, to Create Morphosis® Line of Whirlpool Bath Tubs
NEW YORK, January 11, 2005 - Today, Jacuzzi, known for originating hydrotherapy, announced a new initiative called Morphosis and unveiled a new series of whirlpool baths - Alpha, Gamma and Sigma - that were designed in conjunction with Pininfarina, legendary for their Ferrari car designs.
Morphosis is a new and important Jacuzzi initiative focused on seeking out ventures in order to combine the best design aspects from outside the bath industry with the performance and technology Jacuzzi is known for.
Sigma: a single bath that cradles itself around the bather to maximize the hydrotherapy experience; the Sigma tub has nine jets for back and body massage, and two translucent fiber optic lights from the jets and two LED lights from the arch to enhance the mood.
www.jacuzzi.com /about/pressroom/pr/20050111p-morphosis.php   (606 words)

 AIArchitect, March 28, 2005 - Morphosis’s Thom Mayne, FAIA, Captures 2005 Pritzker Prize
In 1972, the same year that Morphosis (which means “to be in formation”) was born, he and several colleagues created the influential and progressive SCI-arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture.
Internationally, Morphosis has to its credit the Hypo Alpe-Adria Center in Klagenfurt, Austria (national AIA Honor Award for Architecture, 2003); ASE Design Center in Taipei, Taiwan; Sun Tower in Seoul, South Korea; and a social housing project slated for completion next year in Madrid, Spain.
Today, Morphosis consists of 40 architects and designers, and Mayne is firmly committed to the practice of architecture as a collective enterprise.
www.aia.org /aiarchitect/thisweek05/tw0325/0325pritzker.htm   (1062 words)

 Land+Living: Morphosis Olympic Village
The Morphosis design seems to us to take many cues from Corbu; the plan for Algiers also came to mind.
By working carefully and deliberately to sculpt land and building forms into a coherent relationship with the existing urban fabric and naturally advantageous site conditions, we will create a vibrant new neighborhood that will become an important stimulus for creative and optimistic development of the adjacent urban areas for years to come.
Following are some photos of the Morphosis proposal shown with a few images of Le Corbusier's designs to compare and contrast.
www.landliving.com /articles/0000000149.aspx   (376 words)

 ARCH'IT architetture / MORPHOSIS. Newcity Park
In June 1999 the competitors presented their proposals to the competition jury which then deliberated upon a winner and presented Peter Eisenman with the CCA Prize for the Design of Cities.
The central principle of organization is a new kind of public park (Newcity Park) running from Penn Station over the rail yards and into the Hudson River, continuously infused with a great variety of public recreational, private commercial, and cultural, social and educational uses.
Morphosis was founded in 1972 to develop an architecture that would eshew the normal bounds of traditional forms and materials and surpass the limiting dualism of modern and postmodern.
architettura.supereva.com /architetture/20020526/index_en.htm   (1197 words)

 Thom Mayne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He is principal of Morphosis, a renowned architectural office located in Santa Monica, California.
Morphosis’s design philosophy arises from an interest in producing work with a meaning that can be understood by absorbing the culture for which it was made.
The word “metamorphosis” (from which the name Morphosis is derived) means a “change in form or transformation.” For Morphosis this reflects a design process intuitively embedded within an increasingly groundless modern society that is exemplified by the shifting landscape of Los Angeles (the firm’s home).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Morphosis   (974 words)

 Ask the Expert
She was on the leading edge of the exploding industry of medi-spas when she opened her Studio in Santana Row in fall 2003.
After earning her bachelor of science degree at UC San Francisco Medical Center and receiving a master's degree in nursing from UCLA, Levenson developed her approach to providing treatments for healthier and younger looking skin in a very different environment.
Bringing together a team of experts, the latest advances in medicine, aesthetics and beauty technology and the ideal location, she developed Morphosis Rejuvenation Studio and located it in the posh European setting of Santana Row.
www.mercurynews.com /mld/mercurynews/living/ask_expert_front.htm?forumId=1609   (1165 words)

 Morphosis: Reviews, Discography, Audio Clips, and more ||| Music.com
Gaab's works are very reminiscent of the A Produce's pre-Hypnos work, but his work is also very similar to many of the artists working on the Hypnos recordings label.
Morphosis is an interesting recording that has segments of really dark, almost dissonant harmonic arrangements with the sounds of strangely evocative electronic timb… More »
Morphosis is an interesting recording that has segments of really dark, almost dissonant harmonic arrangements with the sounds of strangely evocative electronic timbres juxtaposed over them.
www.music.com /release/morphosis/1   (305 words)

 Linda Levenson, Nurse Practitioner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bringing together a team of experts, the latest advances in medicine, aesthetics, and beauty technology and the ideal location, she developed Morphosis Rejuvenation Studio and located it in the posh European setting of Santana Row, in San Jose, California.
Levenson said she chose the location for the studio in the upscale retail area because of its accessibility and convenience.
Working together with facial plastic surgeon and Morphosis medical director, Dr. Randall B. Weil and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Miles Guyton, Levenson expanded her initial concept to provide a full spectrum of rejuvenation services in one location.
www.morphosisstudio.com /Linda_Levenson.html   (678 words)

 Amazon.com: Morphosis: Books: Thom Mayne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This monograph is the first to document all of the built work by Morphosis, a Los Angeles-based practice headed by Thom Mayne and one of the most influential architecture firms of the past twenty years.
Morphosis is one of the leading American practices today.
Morphosis (the firm he established with Michael Rotondi in 1972) has also built in Canada, Austria and Korea.
www.amazon.com /Morphosis-Thom-Mayne/dp/071484070X   (1085 words)

 CanMor: Syst. Invention, Innovation - Intermediate Menu - to be replaced
In static morphosis, a system is disassembled into very tiny components, and reassembled into a completely different system that has no obvious similarity with the previous system.
This website is undergoing a dynamic morphosis in as much as it is kept operational while parts of the website are being changed.
During morphosis, cont12.htm might be better, because your access to the main menu will be quicker.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/canmor/cont01.htm   (348 words)

 Morphosis at ArBITAT Architects
Founded in Southern California in 1972 by Michael Rotondi and Thom Mayne, Morphosis has designed and built a series of projects that appear to have emerged from the landscape, each one stylistically different but expressing similar themes.
The winner of a 2003 AIA Honor Award, the Hypo Alpe-Aldria Center is the Austrian Headquarters for the Hypo-Alpe-Aldria Bank in Klagenfurt.
The center is everything you would expect from Morphosis, forms that are both responsive to the site, extremely well thought through and more fun than any bank probably deserves.
architects.arbitat.com /morphosis   (416 words)

 Santana Row
Morphosis Rejuvenation Studio will host a seminar about treatments and products to make you look fabulous for the holidays.
Morphosis Rejuvenation Studio is an innovative medical spa located in beautiful Santana Row.
Morphosis offers medically directed, leading edge non-surgical cosmetic procedures for men and women, including Titan, SilkPeel, BOTOX Cosmetic, fillers, laser photo rejuvenation, laser hair removal, vein therapy, peels and teeth whitening.
www.santanarow.com /events/?eid=1037&m=11&d=8   (193 words)

 Alibris: Morphosis - 071484070X
Mayne's influential firm Morphosis, founded in the early 1970s, has maintained an avant-garde presence among contemporary architecture firms even as it has garnered high-profile, big-budget commissions around the world.
Since Rizzoli published Volume I of the Morphosis series in 1989, the Los Angeles-based firm has attained the highest levels of international esteem and influence as it continues to push its intricate modernism into new territory.
And like other series of Rizzoli monographs, the Morphosis series is considered the authoritative record of the firm's work.
www.alibris.com /books/isbn/071484070X/Morphosis   (185 words)

 .: the snow show | participants - architects :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The word "metamorphosis" is defined as "a change in form, undergoing a transformation." For Morphosis, one of the most influential American architecture firms, this word is the source, not only of its name, but also of its philosophy and practice.
As organic as such edifices may appear, however, their conception was made possible through the use of techniques at the vanguard of computer-generated schematics.
In 2003, Morphosis was awarded a Progressive Architecture Award for the Palenque at Centro JVC, as well as three National AIA Awards for Lutece, the Hypo-Alpe-Adria Center, and Diamond Ranch High School.
www.thesnowshow.net /participants/architects/morphosis.php   (581 words)

 Thom Mayne - Morphosis - Great Buildings Online
"Ironically, Morphosis' search to make Diamond Ranch meaningful may be successful partly because of struggling with a relatively low budget...
For Diamond Ranch, his firm rose to the occasion, finding economy where before it might have sought the opposite, concentrating on large moves, a unifying formal language.
"Morphosis Prints Models", by Martin Doscher, ArchitectureWeek No. 205, 2004.0818, pT1.1.
www.greatbuildings.com /architects/Thom_Mayne_-_Morphosis.html   (340 words)

 Amazon.ca: Morphosis: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morphosis: Volume IV by Thom Mayne (Hardcover - May 2 2006)
Morphosis by Thom Mayne (Hardcover - Jul 1 2003)
Morphosis: Crawford House by Thom Mayne and Patricia C. Phillips (Paperback - Mar 15 1998)
www.amazon.ca /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Morphosis&tag=bookstore0e86-20&index=books&link_code=qs&page=1   (233 words)

 Graduate House Toronto by Morphosis and Teeple Architects 2000
Elsewhere on the campus, key entrances are treated as gateways, and the addition by Morphosis and Teeple Architects to the campus continues this tradition in a bold and modern way.
In a city known for its human-scaled streets and generous housing mix, the addition of Graduate House exhibits a distinct take on housing in the city.
The building is, however, an interesting predecessor to some of the buildings that have followed from Morphosis; the super graphics, structural expression, and bold lines continue to characterize their work.
www.galinsky.com /buildings/graduatehouse/index.htm   (580 words)

 Welcome to Adobe GoLive 6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This page is to start looking at 'Quality Morphosis' as a possible way of describing something related to quality theory.
'Morphosis' is used in ' Media Big Bang' to describe some companies with ' a readiness to boldly abandon practices that are no longer useful and actively accept new changes.'
'Morphosis' may have started with 'mediamorphosis' so 'quality morphosis' is possible.
www.learn9.net /morphosis.html   (137 words)

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