Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gingerbread Contests from Coast to Coast

Gingerbreadcompetition1230-04BAM California and North Carolina got into the holiday spirit this year by participating in local gingerbread house competitions.

The North Carolina office won first place at a competition in Cary, NC for their design based on the Snow Building in downtown Durham. The California office won second place at an event hosted by the Los Angeles chapter of the AIA and the Southern California chapter of the IIDA. Their gingerbread house was modeled after the iconic Capitol Records building in downtown Los Angeles.Gingerbread Contest - Capitol Records

One of the hosts, Sarah Glass at Kimball Office, noted the popular design was auctioned for the highest price of the night, the proceeds of which went to a charitable organization.

NYC Mayor’s Office: Official Opening of Harlem Biospace

Harlem Biospace AnnouncementOn Tuesday, the New York City Mayor’s office announced the official opening of Harlem Biospace and a $100-million early-stage life-science fund. Sixteen New York City biotech companies are already slated to utilize the space; a design collaboration between BAM Architecture Studio and the owner, Sam Sia. The biotech companies come from various facets of the life science industry, conducting research that will lead anywhere from new drugs against prostate, lung and other cancers, to developing new diagnostics for allergies and infectious diseases. View the full article here.

An open house will be held Friday, December 13th from 5:00 to 6:30 at 423 W 127th Street in New York.

Photography: NYCECD, Emon Hassan, Team Kiiln