Tunnels have been a mainstay of Downtown Houston for decades, and each new office tower has made sure to plug in to its lifeline.
But Jon Pickard, the world-renowned designer behind many of Houston's most iconic office properties, thinks it is time to let the tunnels die.
As in every industry, there are fads. In architecture, evidence of past fads are notoriously visible, as they can literally dominate the skyline of a city. Pickard believes right now there is a tendency to over-design, where architects are trying to incorporate too many elements in a single space.
Pickard Chilton has been selected by McCaffery, Hines and Ivanhoé Cambridge to design T3 RiNo, a new Class-A, mixed-use office project in Denver, Colorado’s RiNo (River North) neighborhood.
New Haven, Conn., architectural firm Pickard Chilton designed the master plan for the development, called Global Gateway Shinagawa, which sits on a former train yard that stretches a full mile north to south.
Seven buildings will be lined up on the long and narrow site like islands of the Japanese archipelago, says designer William Chilton. Construction is set to begin soon after the Tokyo Olympics in July and August, with partial opening scheduled for 2024.
An interview hosted inside the former home of Michael Graves known as The Warehouse. Friend and interviewer, Atif Qadir, will have a lively conversation with Jon Pickard of the architecture studio Pickard Chilton.
Mon, January 13, 2020
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST
44 Patton Ave
Princeton, New Jersey 08540