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  Rafael Vinoly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rafael Viñoly, a world-famous architect, was born in 1944 in Uruguay.
Rafael Viñoly is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a member of the Japan Institute of Architects.
The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, completed in 2001 and inspired by winter-garden structures of the 19th century and the former Crystal Palace in London, is home of the Philadelphia Orchestra.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rafael_Vinoly   (220 words)

 Vinoly architects
Rafael Vinoly, by any measure one of the hottest architects at work today, is full of surprises.
Rafael Vinoly graduated in architecture from the University of Buenos Aires in 1969 at...
Rafael Vinoly Architects PC was established in 1982 and is based in New York with offices in Japan, Argentina and Korea.
www.surfbanking.com /vinoly+architects.html   (899 words)

 Convention center's architect explains, enjoys
Architect Rafael Vinoly's design for an expanded David L. Lawrence Convention Center boasts a wide range of amenities meant to usher in the public and elevate the facility beyond being merely a space for conventions and trade shows.
Vinoly, who arrived in Pittsburgh from his Manhattan office, was selected Monday as the lead architect for the convention center expansion, estimated at $213 million.
Vinoly, who first learned yesterday of the desire to set the convention center back from the river, agreed that it would not be a problem.
www.post-gazette.com /regionstate/19990224center3.asp   (1034 words)

 Kimmel Center, Inc. > Rafael Vinoly Architects
Rafael Viñoly at the groundbreaking for the Kimmel Center, November 12, 1998
Rafael Viñoly Architects PC is a critically acclaimed international practice with headquarters in New York and London and site offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
This team approach, and our insistence on its continuity for the duration of a project, facilitates the integration of technical, economic and management expertise into the planning and design of each project while ensuring fidelity to the design concepts through construction.
www.kimmelcenter.org /building/vinoly.php   (358 words)

 Kimmel Center, Inc. > Fact Sheets & Bios > Rafael Viñoly
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, and raised in Argentina, Rafael Viñoly, the son of the Artistic Director of Sodre Opera Theatre and a noted filmmaker, has lived and worked in the United States since 1979.
He is the principal of the internationally-renowned Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, with practices in New York, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires.
Rafael Viñoly's work has sustained structural originality, which transcends the passing fads of architectural movements.
www.kimmelcenter.org /news/facts.php?facts=Vinoly   (466 words)

 Hillsborough: Building art for art's sake
TAMPA -- Internationally known architect Rafael Vinoly wears fl turtlenecks and has a peculiar habit of donning three pairs of eyeglasses at once: on the crown of his head, on the bridge of his nose, around his neck.
In the architectural world, Vinoly, 57, is seen as an "emerging great architect," said Stephen Schreiber, director of the school of architecture and community design at the University of South Florida.
Vinoly's most recent project was the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, which opened in December.
www.sptimes.com /2002/06/14/Hillsborough/Building_art_for_art_.shtml   (1326 words)

 Editorial: Convening with class
And thanks to architect Rafael Vinoly it is world class that Pittsburgh will get when the newly expanded David L. Lawrence convention Center opens in 2002.
The proposal of Rafael Vinoly Architects of New York, teamed with the firm HNTB, was the winning design out of four intriguing proposals submitted for the center.
Vinoly says he believes he can build the center for about $218 million, about $5 million over the planned budget.
www.post-gazette.com /forum/19990225edconven1.asp   (465 words)

 News: Exhibition of winning Radcliffe Infirmary masterplan submission
Following the selection of Rafael Viñoly Architects PC to lead the masterplanning of the Radcliffe Infirmary site, there will be an opportunity to view the practice’s winning competition submission and examples of their previous work at an exhibition this month.
Rafael Viñoly was selected last month to help the University achieve its vision for the 10.5-acre site, following a competition process which saw sixty architectural practices from across the UK, Europe, Australasia and North America submit Expressions of Interest.
An exhibition of Rafael Viñoly’s winning submission, together with examples of previous work the company has undertaken in the UK and abroad, will be held at the University Museum of Natural History on the ground floor from Tuesday 21 June to Thursday 23 June, 12 to 5pm, and is open to all.
www.admin.ox.ac.uk /po/news/2004-05/jun/16.shtml   (183 words)

 Kennedy Center: Plaza Construction Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
James A. Johnson, Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, announced today that American architect Rafael Viñoly has been selected by the Board of Trustees of the Center to design the two buildings on the eight-acre plaza in front of the Center that will be constructed over the next decade.
Rafael Viñoly has been practicing architecture for nearly 40 years and has built work all over the Americas, as well as the Far East.
He founded Rafael Viñoly Architects PC in New York City in 1982 and has since completed critically acclaimed public architecture that has been characterized as having a sustained structural originality that transcends the passing fads of architectural movements.
www.kennedy-center.org /about/plaza   (1664 words)

 The Jerusalem Seminar in Architecture - The Speakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Rafael Vinoly graduated in architecture from the University of Buenos Aires in 1969 at the age of twenty five.
It was during this precocious period that Vinoly produced some of his most brilliant designs, including a series of concrete framed bank buildings faced entirely in glass blocks and an equally seminal housing complex, comprising six twenty-storey towers linked by aerial bridges.
His last work at an urban scale before leaving the partnership to establish his own firm in New York in 1978 was a colour television centre that took the form of four free-standing windowless studios mounted on top of a podium containing ancillary accommodation.
www.jersemar.org.il /1998/vinoly.htm   (232 words)

 Vinoly to head expansion, renovation of Cleveland Museum of Art - 2/20/2003 - Interior Design - CA278117
Vinoly's design features a soaring glass canopy that unifies the museum's campus with light-filled spaces throughout.
Vinoly's design emphasizes the original axis of the museum growing from the heart of the original 1916 marble building.
Vinoly has also worked on the Tokyo International Forum, Princeton University's Palmer Memorial Stadium, Samsung Cultural and Education Center in Seoul, and The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, among many others.
www.interiordesign.net /index.asp?layout=id_story&articleid=CA278117&webzine=id&publication=id§ion=News   (326 words)

 Rafael Viñoly and Frank Lloyd Wright Face Off in Chicago's Hyde Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Every inch of brick and mortar built on the southeast corner of 58th Street and Woodlawn Avenue is sure to be intensely scrutinized in the wake of Frank Lloyd Wright's landmark Frederick C. Robie House, which securely rests directly across the street.
But architect Rafael Viñoly is certainly not a novice when it comes to heated contests.
Viñoly Associates was one of six firms selected to participate in an architect selection competition that began on September 1, 1999.
gsbwww.uchicago.edu /news/architect.shtml   (749 words)

 Laminated glass brings new daylighting and security to U.S. courthouses
For the new Bronx Courthouse, Rafael Vinoly Architects has proposed floor-to-ceiling exterior glass walls — 100% laminated for security — that look like a stretched-out accordion from the outside and have inherent 3D qualities.
Rafael Vinoly has said that his primary design goal is to communicate a sense of permeability while including floor-to-ceiling, exterior glass walls.
Rafael Vinoly Architects has taken an innovative approach by having a large, two-story courtroom surrounded by lower-volume buildings, such as judges' chambers, which are one story lower so there is actually a lot of natural daylight flooding into the courtroom.
www.dupont.com /safetyglass/lgn/stories/1309.html   (982 words)

 Nasher | News-THE NEW NASHER MUSEUM OF ART AT DUKE UNIVERSITY DESIGNED BY RAFAEL VIÑOLY TO OPEN ON OCTOBER 2, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
“Rafael Viñoly has designed an extraordinary building that will reinforce the Nasher Museum of Art’s role as a catalyst for the arts at Duke,” said Kimerly Rorschach, the Mary D.B.T. and James H. Semans Director of the Nasher at Duke.
The Nasher at Duke’s 65,000-square-foot building designed by architect Rafael Viñoly is the university’s first stand-alone museum in its 80-year history.
Uruguayan-born architect Rafael Viñoly was commissioned by Duke University in 2000 to design the Nasher at Duke, the first stand-alone museum he will have completed in North America.
www.duke.edu /web/duma/new_museum/news_opening.htm   (2582 words)

 Building Dedication Rafael Vi￱oly: Creating an Innovative 21st-Century Building within Brown's Historic Campus ...
Vi￱oly's recent designs include the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, and the Tokyo International Forum.
Rafael Vi￱oly was born in Uruguay but grew up in Argentina.
In addition, he is the recipient of the AIA Excellence in Design Award for 1995 and 1996, the Bard Award of 1988, and the Municipal Arts Society Award of 1989, among others.
www.watsoninstitute.org /news_detail.cfm?id=33   (428 words)

 The Museum : Press Room : Capital Expansion Press Kit : About Capital Expansion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Rafael Viñoly was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1944.
He established his international firm, Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, in New York City in 1982, with additional offices in Tokyo, Buenos Aires and London.
A fellow of the American Institute of Architects since 1993, he is also a member of the Japan Institute of Architects and Sociedad Central Arquitectos in Argentina.
www.bchildmus.org /press/cap_expansion.asp?cap_ex=52   (744 words)

 Blending art and functionality using laminated glass
Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, founded in 1982, is an internationally renowned practice employing over 100 architects in offices located in New York, Tokyo and Buenos Aires.
Charles Blomberg: Rafael Vinoly Architects won an international design project to renovate the Samsung Cultural Center in Seoul, due to be completed this year.
Vinoly's dream, along with structural work by Tim Macfarlane, produced the Tokyo International Forum's award-winning cantilevered laminated glass canopy.
www.dupont.com /safetyglass/lgn/stories/1307.html   (818 words)

 HHMI News: HHMI Selects Rafael Viñoly Architects PC as Architect for Janelia Farm Research Campus
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) today announced the selection of Rafael Viñoly Architects PC as the architect for its Janelia Farm research campus, which is located in Loudoun County, Virginia.
"We are excited to be working with Rafael Viñoly, whose vision and experience with large scale projects are a perfect fit for the Janelia Farm research campus," said HHMI President Thomas R. Cech.
Founded in 1982, Rafael Viñoly Architects is an internationally recognized architectural firm with offices in New York, Tokyo and Buenos Aires.
www.hhmi.org /news/vinoly.html   (793 words)

 Gabion: Rafael Vinoly’s Kimmel Center in Philadelphia: why can’t London have a concert hall like that? 2/4
Rogers’ design may have been a very different shape from Vinoly’s latest in Philadelphia’s - it had to be, to negotiate all the existing lumps and bumps of buildings on the South Bank - but the concept was by no means dissimilar.
As it happens, Vinoly is one of the many architects with a cancelled South Bank project in his portfolio.
Within the most recent Rick Mather-designed masterplan for the arts ghetto, Vinoly was in a play-off with an avant-garde British outfit called Foreign Office Architects to build a significant chunk of it.
www.hughpearman.com /articles3/kimmle2.html   (237 words)

 WNYC - Mad About Music: Rafael Viñoly (May 04, 2003)
When we return, we'll explore 1958, a year when architect Rafael Viñoly's next selection was composed, and the year Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum was built.
A selection of my guest architect Rafael Viñoly, on today's edition of "Mad About Music." We'll return shortly with Rafael Viñoly's "wild card" selection, music from a genre other than classical or opera; but meanwhile, you should mark your calendar now for Sunday, June 1st, when my next guest will be conductor Valery Gergiev.
In Rafael Viñoly's nearly forty years of practice in the United States, Latin America, East Asia, and Europe his work has always been driven by the belief that architecture's essential responsibility is to elevate the public realm.
www.wnyc.org /shows/mam/episodes/05042003   (3372 words)

 GSB Breaks Ground - Chicago Business - GSB News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The 415,00 square foot facility was designed by architect Rafael Vinoly and will be located at South Woodlawn Avenue and 58th Street, near the center of the University of Chicago campus in Hyde Park.
"Rafael Vinoly did an excellent job of designing our new complex to compliment the Prairie style architecture of Robie House and the Gothic style of Rockefeller Chapel," Snyder said.
Rafael Vinoly Architects is an internationally recognized firm with offices in New York, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires.
www.chibus.com /news/2002/05/28/GsbNews/Gsb-Breaks.Ground-253814.shtml   (744 words)

 Antiques and the Arts Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Vinoly's design creates an architectural setting on par with the Cleveland Museum of Art's extraordinary collection of objects spanning 6,000 years.
Vinoly's design emphasizes the original axis of the museum growing from the heart of the original 1916 classic marble building.
Rafael Vinoly Architects is an internationally recognized architectural firm with offices in New York, London and Buenos Aires.
www.antiquesandthearts.com /TT0-03-04-2003-12-01-15   (661 words)

 Rafael Vib1oly - Rafael Viinoly, Princeton Arch
In a breathtaking list of major commissions, Vinoly has taken projects of an often conventional nature -- conference centers, recital halls, exhibition halls, sports facilities -- and transformed them into unconvential works of beauty, notable for their lucidity, and often breathtaking technical prowess.
This encyclopedic monograph, designed by Lars Muller in the same spirit as his Peter Zumthor: Works, is the first on Vinoly, and includes projects in the United States, Argentina, Egypt, Korea, and Japan.
Rafael Vinoly is arguably our most consummate practitioner of architecture; Herbert Muschamp of the New York Times calls him "the most elegant architect now practicing in the United States, " one whose powerful buildings "quicken your awareness of the present and its untapped possibilities."
www.englishbooks.it /BUS/1568983735/Rafael_Vinoly.htm   (308 words)

 Architect selected for GSB complex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Rafael Vinoly Architects PC, New York, has been selected to design the University’s new Graduate School of Business campus, which will be built directly across from Frank Lloyd Wright’s landmark Frederick C. Robie House.
“Rafael Vinoly is known for his responsiveness to the surrounding environment while refusing to imitate a particular architectural style,” said Robert Hamada, the Edward Eagle Brown Distinguished Service Professor and Dean of the GSB.
“Rafael Vinoly is one of the very best architects in the world,” Keller said.
chronicle.uchicago.edu /000302/gsb.shtml   (432 words)

 National Design Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Rafael Viñoly Architects PC Carl Ichan/ Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, Princeton, NJ Photography: Román Viñoly
Rafael Viñoly is the founder and principal of Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, a New York-based firm that has offices in Lower Manhattan and London.
He was most recently selected to design the expansion of the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts and was a finalist on the THINK team in the competition for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site.
ndm.si.edu /nda/WINNERS/2004/ARCHITECTURE/vinoly/index3.shtml   (191 words)

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