RICE SPEAKS AT KOREAN SYMPOSIUM ON PUBLIC DESIGN

11/18/16

As part of the International Academic Symposium for the Improvement of Public Design of Jeju Island's Natural & Cultural Heritage, Lyn Rice, along with Danish landscape architect Kristine Jensen and historian Yoo Hong Jun, will lead discussions on issues of preservation & tourism at Jeju's UNESCO World Natural Heritage Sites. Rice will lecture on how subtly disrupting normative conditions can deepen individual and collective experience. His talk, Doing Nothing with Absolute Precision, will take place this Thu 11/24 at 2:40pm at the Jeju Welcome Center, 23 Seondeok-ro, Jeju City, Republic of Korea. The symposium, Nov 23-25, is organized by the Seoul-based Arumjigi Culture Keepers Foundation.

 

R+L SELECTED TO NYC DESIGN EXCELLENCE PROGRAM

10/17/16

Today Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced the list of 26 practices selected to design upcoming civic works in the City's five boroughs. We are thrilled to be selected - it is the third round of NYC's Design Excellence Program in which R+L has been honored to participate since the program's founding in 2005. The new group, as part of Design and Construction Excellence 2.0 Program, will have exclusive access to design public projects in the City with an estimated cost of up to $50 million through 2019.

 

OHNY TOURS PARSONS MAKING CENTER THIS WEEKEND

10/10/16

For two days each October, the annual Open House New York Weekend unlocks the doors of New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people who design, build, and preserve New York. Tour Parsons’ new Making Center hub, a spacious 26,000sf multi-disciplinary facility designed by R+L. These studio spaces bring together creative disciplines & their tools from around the university. Lyn Rice & Astrid Lipka will be guiding tours on Sun, Oct 16 at 11am & 1pm. [SOLD OUT]