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Featured Professional: Richard Krantz, Architect

Today, we’re featuring one of our favorite tradesman, Richard Krantz! Richard has been a noted architect for over twenty-five years and has worked on some of Southern California’s most beautiful homes. Deciding to start his own firm, Richard Krantz Architecture, was a natural fit for Richard. He loves to do creative design, so having his…

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Palm Springs Modernism Week Is Upon Us

Mark your calendars and start channeling your best ‘Rat Pack’ persona! It is time to make your way into the desert and visit Palm Springs in all its splendor. Palm Springs Modernism Week is scheduled for Feb 14-24, 2019, and this annual event will be bigger than ever. The goal of this retro adventure in…

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CTE Designates Architecture a STEM Subject

After decades of work, the discipline of architecture has been officially recognized as a STEM subject. Congress passed the STEM legislation designation and the bipartisan bill was sign into law by the  President. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has long lobbied for the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Act. The CTE is…

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The Best of ADG for 2018

  New year — a new chapter, new verse, or just the same old story? Ultimately we write it. The choice is ours. ~Alex Morritt We want to take this opportunity to review some of the Best of ADG for 2018. Every end marks a new beginning. Keep your spirits and determination unshaken, and you will…

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Fuzhou Tower New Centerpiece Feature in China

In Fuzhou, China, the Shimao North Riverfront Tower was made to be the centerpiece of a new business district within the city. The focal point of the project will be the super tall, twisting 1700-foot tower Shimao. The vision for this landmark in Fuzhou is to create a futuristic landmark with remarkable efficiency. Surrounded by…

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Richard Rogers Wins AIA Gold

Richard Rogers wins the 2019 AIA Gold Medal, and will be recognized at this year’s national conference in Las Vegas. Rogers is a Pritzker Prize-winning architect recognized for his work on the Centre Pompidou and the Lloyd’s of London headquarters. Rogers is recognized as one of the leading architects of the British high-tech movement. He stands out…

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