Friday Five with Marc Kushner

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Not solely is architect Marc Kushner, AIA, co-founder and CEO of Architizer.com, which launched in 2009, he’s a associate at HWKN (Hollwich Kushner), a New York City-based mostly design workplace. After graduating from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Kushner went to work at M Mayer T Architects in Berlin and at Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis earlier than co-founding his agency with Matthias Hollwich. While attending to Architizer, a website that permit’s structure and inside companies from all over the world publish their work on-line, he teaches at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, and lectures about social media and structure throughout the nation. As if that isn’t sufficient, he’s on the boards of Storefront for Art and Architecture and Goods for Good. On May fifteenth, 2014, Kushner and Architizer’s A+ Awards gala might be celebrating the world’s greatest new structure throughout NYCxDesign. Luckily for us, he took a while to share with us what retains him impressed on this week’s Friday Five.

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Metropol Parasol in Seville Photo by David Franck

M. Juergen Mayer He is my architectural mentor and one in every of my greatest pals. His swoopy shapes are probably the most adventurous, thought-frightening, and entertaining structure being constructed at the moment.

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P. My watch I actually, actually like my watch. It is a Dieter Rams Braun watch and it’s like strapping a kitchen clock to your wrist.

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Photo by Rene Beignet

O. Synagogue for the Arts Hands down my favourite constructing in NYC. Tucked on quiet White Street in Tribeca, this humorous little constructing levitates over the bottom.

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Photo by Nicolas McComber

A. Bonsai OK, I suck at Bonsai. But after killing fairly a number of specimens, I have discovered that Brazilian Umbrella Tree Bonsais are fairly resilient and don’t thoughts dwelling indoors. That stated, I simply killed one.

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H. Copake My husband and I lease a spot in Copake NY for the summer time and it has turn into hallowed floor for us. Open vistas and nobody there, however most significantly a hyperlink to my previous. My mother went to summer time camp there for 15 years and used to regale us with tails from Camp Ferosdel. Love driving by the previous summer time camp and considering of my mother as just a little woman.

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