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  • Principal Mitch Hirsch Led Discussion on Performance Spaces for AIANY

    Principal Mitch Hirsch led a panel discussion on the importance and challenges of designing performance-based spaces for the AIANY Cultural Facilities Committee at the Center for Architecture in New York City. He was joined by Joseph W.A. Myers, President and Principal Consultant at Kirkegaard Associates and Scott Crossfield, Design Principal at Theatre Projects. The three[…]

  • Sidra Medicine to Celebrate Grand Opening on November 12th, 2018

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects is proud to announce that Sidra Medicine will celebrate its grand opening on November 12, 2018. Principal Mark Shoemaker, AIA will travel to Doha, Qatar to attend the event. Sidra Medicine is designed to be a world-​class hospital with state-​of-​the-​art clinical services, providing an environment to attract the best healthcare talent[…]

  • Salesforce Transit Center Wins MasterPrize Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects won two Architecture MasterPrize Awards—Mixed-Use Architecture and Transportation—for Salesforce Transit Center. The Architecture MasterPrize Award recognizes excellence, creativity, and innovation in architectural design worldwide. The jury consisted of architects, academics, and industry professionals across the world, and awards were given to projects that pushed the boundaries of innovation in architecture.  An[…]

  • Alexander Court Wins ENR MidAtlantic 2018 Award of Merit Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects new project Alexander Court has won the ENR MidAtlantic 2018 Award of Merit Award of Merit Renovation/Restoration. Winners were determined by Independent juries of industry leaders in design and construction from each of ENR’s 10 regional editions. Alexander Court is a Class A office development in the core of Washington DC’s[…]

  • Associate Principal Axel Zemborain to Speak at Design Week on October 9th, 2018

    Associate Principal Axel Zemborain will speak at the second annual Design Week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, which holds conferences, exhibitions, and debates. Axel will be discussing his design work on the 41-story Torre Iberdrola of the Abandoibarra development in Bilbao, Spain and the 30-story headquarters Torre Banco Macro in Beunos Aires, Argentina. Sponsored by the[…]

  • Associate Principal Rob Narracci Speaks at International Conference

    Associate Principal Rob Narracci was a key speaker at the 2018 Advanced Building Skins Conference in Bern, Switzerland. He spoke to an international audience of architects, academic researchers, engineers, and other design-related professionals about Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication, and its application on office towers. Rob Narracci shared Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ recent Porta Nuova[…]

  • Associate Principal Randy Volenec Speaking at National High Speed Rail Leadership Summit

    Associate Principal Randy Volenec spoke at the National High Speed Rail Leadership Summit. His presentation—along with Dow Constantine from King County, DeLee Shoemaker from Microsoft, and Andrea Giuricin from NTV HSR Italy—will cover “Significant Increase in Large Private Investment in Rail, High Speed Rail as a Profitable Business & Investment, Public-Private Partnerships, Rail and Real[…]

  • Fred Clarke to Present at Urban Design Forum

    Fred Clarke, FAIA, Senior Design Principal and co-founder of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, will present at the Urban Design Forum on September 12, 2018. His talk will include a 15-minute presentation on the Transbay District, which includes Salesforce Tower, Salesforce Transit Center, and Parcel F, and its role and influence on housing, commercial development, and[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Designed Salesforce Transit Center Now Open

    San Francisco, CA – Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects unveils the 1.2 million square foot Salesforce Transit Center including its rooftop park, Salesforce Park. Stretching four blocks along Mission Street, one block south of the city’s Financial District, the long awaited Transit Center is a new paradigm for urban design in the United States. Pelli Clarke[…]

  • Associate Hongxi Yang Presents at CAAPS 43rd Annual Convention

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architect Associate Hongxi Yang presented at the CAAPS (Chinese American Academic and Professional Society) Annual Convention. Her presentation, called “Three Dimensional City—The Making of Multilevel Public Space,” covered ways to enhance the public experience with prominent international Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects projects, such as Piazza Gae Aulenti, Chengdu Natural History Museum, Shantou[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Hosts Symposium for Salesforce Transit Center

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects is hosting a symposium on Saturday, August 4, 2018 celebrating the grand opening of the Salesforce Transit Center. “There is much enthusiasm and desire to learn about the Salesforce Transit Center. We are thrilled to be able to share this in depth look at the making of the Transit Center with[…]

  • Salesforce Tower Wins ENR Global Project Award

    Pell Clarke Pelli Architects-designed Salesforce Tower has won an ENR 2018 Global Best Project Award. This global competition recognizes construction and design excellence during the past year. Salesforce Tower is a 1,400,000 square foot tower located in the new Transbay District of San Francisco, which also includes Salesforce Transit Center also designed by Pelli Clarke[…]

  • 18 King Wah Road Wins Hong Kong Quality Building Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ 18 King Wah Road tower, a 23-story office and mixed-use tower in the eastern district of Hong Kong Island, won a Hong Kong Quality Building Award. North Point is anticipated to reach the highest level of sustainability in green building ratings for Hong Kong, China and the United States. The Quality[…]

  • Wolf Point East Groundbreaking Event in Chicago

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects joined Chicago labor leaders, Hines Interests Limited Partnership, Pappageorge Haymes, and The Walsh Group at the Groundbreaking Ceremony at Wolf Point East in Chicago. This 60-story tower is located on a small peninsula at the tip of the Chicago River in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. Master planned by Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Wolf Point[…]

  • Yale-NUS College Wins Excellence Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Yale-NUS College has won the BCA Construction Excellence Award from the Building and Construction Authority. Yale-NUS College is the first liberal arts college in Singapore jointly created by Yale University and the National University of Singapore, balancing the traditions of Yale with the cultures of Southeast Asia. The Yale-NUS College campus[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Projects Nominated for German Design Awards

    Three projects of Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects have been nominated for the 2019 German Design Awards. Porto Nuova, a mixed-used development north of Milan, Italy’s historic city center, was nominated for the District category; Salesforce Tower, the tallest building in San Francisco and connected to the future Salesforce Transit Center that serves as a major[…]

  • Hancher Wins American Architecture Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Hancher, a performing arts center at the University of Iowa, has won a prestigious American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Widely recognized for commissioning new works of dance and music, Hancher is a renowned[…]

  • Wintrust Arena Wins American Architecture Award

    Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects’ Wintrust Arena has won a prestigious American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The home of DePaul University basketball, the Blue Demons, Wintrust Arena is part of a redevelopment plan to transform its surrounding neighborhood[…]

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects Wins International Design Competition for the Chengdu Natural History Museum

    World-renowned architecture firm Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, in collaboration with China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Corp. Ltd. (CSWADI), has won an international design competition for the Chengdu Natural History Museum in Chengdu, China. Other competitors in the competition included Zaha Hadid Architects, Sutherland Hussey Harris, Nihon Sekkei, Valode & Pistre, and FUKSAS. One[…]

  • Salesforce Tower Celebrates its Grand Opening

    On May 22, 2018, Salesforce Tower will be celebrating its grand opening. The 1,070-feet-tall, 60-story office tower is the tallest building in San Francisco, adding a sophisticated and dynamic addition to the skyline. In celebration of the grand opening of the tower, a light installation by celebrated artist Jim Campbell will be projected on the[…]