Archinect - Features 2014-10-21T11:24:38-04:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/111720239/working-out-of-the-box-daniel-dorall-architect-turned-maze-artist Working out of the Box: Daniel Dorall, Architect turned Maze Artist Archinect 2014-10-20T17:14:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T23:44:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8p/8p92wp601nr7re93.jpg" width="514" height="467" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with Malaysia-born Melbourne-based sculptor and creator of fascinating miniature objects <a href="http://www.danieldorall.com" target="_blank"><strong>Daniel Dorall</strong></a>.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/111514086/screen-print-26-intern-magazine-interview-with-jessica-walsh-of-sagmeister-walsh Screen/Print #26: Intern Magazine, interview with Jessica Walsh of Sagmeister & Walsh Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-20T16:58:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T10:38:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3i/3i1womlnld5kmaah.jpg" width="514" height="721" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em><a href="http://intern-mag.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Intern Magazine</strong></a></em> is devoted to &ldquo;intern culture&rdquo; in the creative industries, elevating the talents of an oft under-valued workforce in a classy, bi-annual glossy. Part polemic and part showcase, the magazine is dissatisfied upfront with the current state of unpaid/underpaid intern labor, and hopes its pages can provoke a reevaluation of the too-often exploited population.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/110738703/the-deans-list-hernan-diaz-alonso-of-sci-arc The Deans List: Hernan Diaz Alonso of SCI-Arc Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-17T13:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T23:56:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nw2dk4meo0ytzbim.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/378110/deans-list" target="_blank"><strong>Deans List</strong></a>&nbsp;is an interview series with the leaders of architecture schools, worldwide. The series profiles the school&rsquo;s programming, as defined by the head honcho &ndash; giving an invaluable perspective into the institution&rsquo;s unique curriculum, faculty and academic environment.</p><p>For this issue, we spoke with&nbsp;<strong>Hernan Diaz Alonso</strong>, upcoming Director at&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/sci-arc" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/111194896/art-architecture-felix-melia-and-josh-bitelli-in-the-gaps-between-buildings Art + Architecture: Felix Melia and Josh Bitelli in the Gaps Between Buildings Nicholas Korody 2014-10-17T12:44:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T21:49:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/do487cwz833ycai0.jpg" width="514" height="381" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://felixmelia.com/" target="_blank">Felix Melia</a> and <a href="http://www.joshbitelli.co.uk/" target="_blank">Josh Bitelli</a> are artists who live and work in London. We met last year and have remained in contact through email since then, exchanging periodic updates and continuing our fragmentary, rambling conversations over shared interests (and confusions) regarding the contemporary urban experience. Threads of continuity arise between individual emails with each of them, unsurprising since the two are old friends, share a new studio space, and often collaborate. Our conversations are inescapably informed by the digital media that allows them but at the same time bears traces of a perhaps nostalgic notion of letter exchanges. Both Melia and Bitelli investigate the city through the (often unnoticed) infrastructure and industrial processes that support it, while also grappling with the shifts in phenomenological experience produced by the internet &ndash; all of which is often tinged with an undeniable romanticism.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/111260780/working-out-of-the-box-anne-d-rian-architect-turned-mosaic-artist Working out of the Box: Anne Dérian, Architect turned Mosaic Artist Archinect 2014-10-15T11:16:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T13:36:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r0/r09qkg1rk1puyyqq.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with French-born Berlin-based mosaic artist and pattern designer <a href="http://www.annederian.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Anne D&eacute;rian</strong></a>.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/111205340/aftershock-4-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-neuroscientific-architecture-research AfterShock #4: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neuroscientific Architecture Research Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-14T15:50:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T08:56:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p6/p6ot0pqalnvjmpy7.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>You&rsquo;ve heard it before. In the span of architecture folklore, this origin story is old hat: I wanted to become an architect because it combines art and science. As pithy as it sounds, this always struck me as problematic, because it presumes that such a combination is easily wrought. What is really going on, at the arguably-genetic root of architectural practice, that manages the push and pull between expression and empiricism? Architecture occupies that limbo space between the quantifiable and the phenomenological, and that gap is insistently being narrowed by technology &ndash; not only in design, but in how we actually perceive our surroundings.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/110891470/the-life-of-a-new-architect-jim-bogle The Life of a New Architect: Jim Bogle Sean Smith 2014-10-10T12:44:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T12:37:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/om/omrxyn6er7gjgzeg.jpg" width="514" height="395" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>What's working as an architect actually like? Even for students on track to become one, the answer isn't always clear or forthcoming, and for those outside the industry, common ideas about architecture rarely reflect its reality. In this series of articles, "<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/494990/the-life-of-a-new-architect" target="_blank">The Life of a New Architect</a>", three architects (two designers and one licensed architect) discuss their transition from student to professional, their changed perceptions of the career and the challenges and joys of their current work.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/110815880/working-out-of-the-box-linda-bennett-architect-turned-jewellery-designer Working out of the Box: Linda Bennett, Architect turned Jewellery Designer Archinect 2014-10-09T15:09:00-04:00 >2014-10-13T10:18:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fl/flm4qlchsmwiejwj.jpg" width="514" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with <strong>Linda Bennett</strong>, co-founder of <a href="http://architactcollective.com" target="_blank">Architact Collective</a>, a Melbourne-based DIY jewellery design outfit.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/110346994/material-witness-5-cultural-gerrymandering Material Witness #5: Cultural Gerrymandering Julia Ingalls 2014-10-03T11:36:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T16:06:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r1/r1pbwkhpobbwgftl.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We are hemmed in as much by the physical as the psychological.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/109656462/architecture-of-the-anthropocene-part-1 Architecture of the Anthropocene, Part 1 Nicholas Korody 2014-09-29T11:12:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T17:26:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lq/lqhxxx6lffkx9qnl.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;Hurricane Kyle is tracking way off shore, but still Miami South Beach is underwater,&rdquo; reports Sam Champion of the Weather Channel beneath a shifting, computer-generated dome. On the ground, storm tracker Jim Cantore, with the aid of a hovering drone, analyzes the surging tides that have inundated the coastal town despite the distance of the hurricane. In Chicago, a deadly heat wave forces the Cubs to play their games at night and in 90 degree weather. Meteorologist Stephanie Abrams documents cities endangered by the megadrought in the Southwest. &ldquo;And it&rsquo;s only going to get worse.&rdquo;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/109724744/screen-print-25-the-debut-issue-of-the-bartlett-s-lobby Screen/Print #25: The debut issue of The Bartlett's "LOBBY" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-25T19:21:00-04:00 >2014-09-29T22:57:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8m/8m60usu7ulphfjap.jpg" width="514" height="721" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>With a name like <a href="http://www.bartlettlobby.com/" target="_blank"><strong>LOBBY</strong></a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/299/university-college-london-ucl" target="_blank">The Bartlett&nbsp;School of Architecture</a>&rsquo;s new architecture magazine puts itself in two camps. Interpreted as an architectural metaphor, the magazine is a waiting area, a limbo-space between inside and outside. Alternatively, it&rsquo;s a political rallying group, pushing its agenda on the powers that be. From the looks of the first issue, <em>Un/Spectacle</em>, <strong>LOBBY</strong> is set on occupying both those territories.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/109650817/working-out-of-the-box-adora-lo-architect-turned-pro-lego-builder Working out of the Box: Adora Lo, Architect turned Pro LEGO Builder Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-24T15:47:00-04:00 >2014-09-29T21:36:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nn/nn22opcu3ika4hp5.jpg" width="514" height="779" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/adoralo" target="_blank"><strong>Adora Lo</strong></a>, LEGO model designer.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/105942972/the-life-of-a-new-architect-eric-h-weler The Life of a New Architect: Eric Höweler Sean Smith 2014-09-17T15:08:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T10:16:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cq/cqr5cow2anuhuxhh.jpg" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>What's working as an architect actually like? Even for students on track to become one, the answer isn't always clear or forthcoming, and for those outside the industry, common ideas about architecture rarely reflect its reality. In our "<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/494990/the-life-of-a-new-architect" target="_blank">The Life of a New Architect</a></strong>" series, three young architects (two designers and one licensed architect) discuss their transition from student to professional, their changed perceptions of the career and the challenges and joys of their current work.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/109023596/material-witness-4-writing-on-the-wall Material Witness #4: Writing on the Wall Julia Ingalls 2014-09-16T11:15:00-04:00 >2014-09-22T18:30:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vj/vj78en1pweq4fqe4.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In cinema, signage plays a duplicitous role. Like a cartoon thought bubble, signage is a tangible manifestation of how a character feels, yet it also encourages the audience to read between the etched lines.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/108655901/factory-berlin-a-new-tech-incubator-emerges-from-the-ruins-of-the-berlin-wall Factory Berlin, a New Tech Incubator, Emerges from the Ruins of the Berlin Wall Nicholas Korody 2014-09-15T11:06:00-04:00 >2014-10-08T10:16:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mw/mwrmyr451lqw6q64.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The archives of the <em>New York Times </em>testify to the euphoria that accompanied the fall of the Berlin Wall in November of 1989. An article entitled <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1989/11/11/opinion/the-end-of-the-war-to-end-wars.html" target="_blank">&ldquo;The End of the War to End Wars&rdquo;</a> reads: &ldquo;Crowds of young Germans danced on top of the hated Berlin wall Thursday night. They danced for joy, they danced for history. They danced because the tragic cycle of catastrophes that first convulsed Europe 75 years ago, embracing two world wars, a Holocaust and a cold war, seems at long last to be nearing an end.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/108577997/showcase-stadthaus-m1-by-barkow-leibinger Showcase: Stadthaus M1 by Barkow Leibinger Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-11T11:17:00-04:00 >2014-09-16T22:57:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ek/ekz61auapfosxzqw.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The subtle strength of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger-architects" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>'s&nbsp;<strong>Stadthaus M1</strong> derives from its passive house standards and connection to local environment. The basic polygonal form of the overall structure, which includes a hotel and street-level shops separate from apartments, is jointed by a &ldquo;pocket park&rdquo; that serves as a serene connector between the complex&rsquo;s private-public areas as well as a transition space to nearby streets. Located in the &ldquo;sustainable model district&rdquo; of Vauban in the already so-called &ldquo;green city&rdquo; of Freiburg, Germany, Stadthaus M1 is right at home aesthetically and ideologically.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/108112212/cutting-room-joseph-kosinski-talks-to-archinect-about-his-transition-from-architecture-to-hollywood Cutting Room: Joseph Kosinski talks to Archinect about his transition from architecture to Hollywood Paul Petrunia 2014-09-05T11:12:00-04:00 >2014-09-13T07:59:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nj/njfgla8slmomxfhq.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As we've seen throughout our <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/445980/cutting-room" target="_blank">Cutting Room</a> series, there's a clear relationship between architecture and filmmaking. Architecture is inspired by film as often as film is inspired by architecture, so it's not uncommon for architects to experiment with film, or even transition into a film career. <a href="http://www.josephkosinski.com/" target="_blank">Joseph Kosinski</a> is one such individual, but his path to filmmaking is a little different than normal. His full-length directorial debut was for 2010's <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1104001?ref_=nm" target="_blank">TRON: Legacy</a>, a blockbuster sequel to the early 80's classic. Three years later, he followed that with the visually stunning <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1483013?ref_=nm" target="_blank">Oblivion</a>, starring Tom Cruise.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107718872/screen-print-24-architectural-fantasies-from-fairy-tales-when-architecture-tells-a-story Screen/Print #24: Architectural fantasies from "Fairy Tales — When Architecture Tells A Story" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-03T15:41:00-04:00 >2014-09-08T20:14:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ri/ripe6mp0xej2h08h.jpg" width="514" height="765" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A good fairy tale, like good architecture, makes fantasy inhabitable. It provides a foundation for the reader to stand on, and then let&rsquo;s them loose to fill in the rest with their own experiences, making a universal structure personal. But sometimes, when architects try to tell the story of their world-building to others, they rely on too exclusive of a foundation.&nbsp;<strong><em><a href="http://www.blankspaceproject.com/" target="_blank">Fairy Tales &mdash; When Architecture Tells A Story</a></em></strong>, a collection of fantastical stories written and designed by architects, tries to make that foundation more accessible.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107421297/prototyping-architecture-in-digital-fashion-makes-parametricism-personal Prototyping: "Architecture in Digital Fashion" makes parametricism personal Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-29T11:18:00-04:00 >2014-09-02T22:41:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kq/kq8vzmv2l27hl56f.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Fashion design may seem far removed from architecture, but both disciplines have the human scale at their centers. One intimately wraps the body, the other moderates its passage through the world, but both are occasions for self-expression and vital to survival. The organizers behind&nbsp;<a href="http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.parametrica.ro%2F&amp;sa=D&amp;sntz=1&amp;usg=AFQjCNF1DX8C0WYIFh4TN_ravNk2SoR6vw" target="_blank">Parametrica&nbsp;[Digi Fab School]</a>&rsquo;s &ldquo;<a href="http://www.architectureinfashion.ro/description/" target="_blank">Architecture in Digital Fashion</a>&rdquo; workshop are encouraging architecture and design students to apply their skillset in these overlaps, to explore how wearable materials and architectural forms can inform one another.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107492865/water-wars-the-islamic-state-and-the-mosul-dam Water Wars: the Islamic State and the Mosul Dam Nicholas Korody 2014-08-28T14:48:00-04:00 >2014-09-02T14:10:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m9/m9pj1zd5rfr3ih37.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Water has become a central focus for both the Islamic State and its combatants in the current struggle being waged over the large geographic area of northern Iraq and southern Syria.&nbsp;Previously overshadowed by the conflicts in Gaza and Crimea, the rapid emergence and expansion of the Islamic State (IS) has recently become the focus of international media attention, accelerated by the release and dissemination of a video depicting the execution of American journalist Steven Foley, allegedly by the IS.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/106956389/the-life-of-a-new-architect-elizabeth-christoforetti The Life of a New Architect: Elizabeth Christoforetti Sean Smith 2014-08-28T10:30:00-04:00 >2014-09-02T08:21:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k7/k7xo3849i5mg1g8v.jpg" width="514" height="617" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>What's working as an architect actually like? Even for students on track to become one, the answer isn't always clear or forthcoming, and for those outside the industry, common ideas about architecture rarely reflect reality.&nbsp;In this series of articles, three architects (two designers and one licensed architect) discuss their transition from student to professional, their changed perceptions of the career and the challenges and joys of their current work.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107417277/la-s-grand-central-the-gentrification-of-the-people-s-market-interview-with-director-dylan-valley "LA's Grand Central : The Gentrification of the People's Market": Interview with director Dylan Valley Anthony Carfello 2014-08-27T17:47:00-04:00 >2014-10-14T18:30:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6x/6xi2unxtrremndoi.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Dylan Valley is a filmmaker from Cape Town who recently completed a master&rsquo;s degree at the University of Southern California. While in Los Angeles, Valley produced a short documentary film about downtown&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.grandcentralmarket.com/" target="_blank">Grand Central Market</a>, and its continuing <a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jul/10/news/la-dd-another-hot-addition-to-the-grand-central-market-egg-slut-is-coming-20130710" target="_blank">transformation</a>.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107115513/working-out-of-the-box-julia-watson-of-studio-rede Working out of the Box: Julia Watson of "Studio Rede" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-22T14:29:00-04:00 >2014-09-04T12:01:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ij49yiel0kmh8tyj.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with&nbsp;<strong>Julia Watson</strong>, landscape architect turned sacred space conservationist.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/107106663/material-witness-3-windows-to-the-soul-less Material Witness #3: Windows to the Soul(less) Julia Ingalls 2014-08-22T11:25:00-04:00 >2014-08-22T12:35:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h4/h47tjdxo78oy4ox0.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Love is the universal tether that binds kings to paupers and geniuses to fools. Perhaps this is why audiences are endlessly fascinated by psychopaths, serial killers, and other characters who seemingly live without love.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/105501323/screen-print-23-rem-magazine-interviews-philippe-rahm-and-ugo-la-pietra Screen/Print #23: REM magazine interviews Philippe Rahm and Ugo La Pietra Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-21T11:02:00-04:00 >2014-08-23T13:44:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vy/vy96xxzc8604di15.jpg" width="514" height="724" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It might be best to consider <em><a href="http://magazinerem.tumblr.com/interviews" target="_blank">REM magazine</a></em> as a performance, rather than a publication. The &ldquo;short-term&rdquo; magazine isn't solely about Koolhaas, but began publishing at the start of his Venice Biennale of Architecture in June, placing its feet firmly alongside other satellite exhibitions taking place during the Biennale. But <em>REM</em> isn&rsquo;t here to analyze &mdash; it&rsquo;s here to pit architects against one another in Koolhaas&rsquo; boxing ring.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/106655266/art-architecture-bruno-zhu-in-a-symphony-of-objects Art + Architecture: Bruno Zhu in a Symphony of Objects Nicholas Korody 2014-08-19T19:01:00-04:00 >2014-08-20T20:10:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sh/sh9kvg18hkxjvd48.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Bruno Zhu&rsquo;s work, contained in self-published books but also posted on social media sites like Tumblr and Instagram, captures accidental sculptures and fleeting moments as he wanders cities. Instead of vast landscapes, urban environments are portrayed through intimate encounters with objects. Zhu also investigates the lives of his images as they become dispersed across various networks, excavating nonfictional narratives centered around the ghostly protagonist of the image itself in his book,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bzbooks.org/facsimile/" target="_blank">Facsimile</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/106419198/screen-print-22-interview-with-steven-holl-for-macmag39 Screen/Print #22: Interview with Steven Holl for "MacMag39" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-14T14:32:00-04:00 >2014-08-14T17:04:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e7xujahclmu3bi63.jpg" width="514" height="716" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/16607/the-glasgow-school-of-art" target="_blank">Glasgow School of Art</a>&rsquo;s architecture is a concise conversation between old and new. Recent events on campus, however, tipped the discussion in favor of the contemporary &mdash; a new building by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1405/steven-holl-architects" target="_blank">Steven Holl Architects</a> opened, and just a few weeks later, a fire ravaged the school&rsquo;s historic Mackintosh Library, directly across the street.&nbsp;This conversation between the traditional and contemporary, and the eventual transition of the contemporary into the traditional, is built into <a href="http://macmag39.com/" target="_blank"><em>MacMag</em></a>, the architecture school&rsquo;s annual publication.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/106023362/working-out-of-the-box-francis-tsai Working out of the Box: Francis Tsai Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-08-13T11:16:00-04:00 >2014-08-18T19:09:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h1/h1ni4q7yj1904fgy.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box&nbsp;</strong></a>is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p><p>In this installment, we're talking with <strong>Francis Tsai</strong>&nbsp;of <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Francis-Tsai-Illustration-and-Concept-Design/367692304491?ref_type=bookmark" target="_blank">Francis Tsai Illustration and Concept Design</a>.</p><p><em>Are you an architect working out of the box? Do you know of someone that has changed careers and has an interesting story to share? If you would like to suggest an (ex-)architect,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/contact_us" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> http://archinect.com/features/article/106114990/shitting-architecture-the-dirty-practice-of-waste-removal Shitting Architecture: the dirty practice of waste removal Nicholas Korody 2014-08-13T11:13:00-04:00 >2014-08-18T19:07:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gnaai243sa2ps5d5.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In a recent episode of the Comedy Central show <em>Broad City, </em>protagonists Ilana and Abbi find themselves the inadvertent hosts of a hurricane party. Since the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, such impromptu events &ndash; a tradition in the American South in which people who cannot (or will not) evacuate gather together to drink and weather the storm &ndash; are increasingly appearing in television shows, revealing the degree to which global warming has infiltrated popular media. In this particular instance, Abbi finds out that the storm has shut off the plumbing at the exact moment that her neighbor-slash-crush arrives, and right after she&rsquo;s defecated.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/103117101/never-too-young-15-librarian-recommended-architecture-books-for-young-children Never Too Young; 15 Librarian-Recommended Architecture Books for Young Children Archinect 2014-08-05T14:48:00-04:00 >2014-08-15T13:19:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hm/hme2va65utvojmya.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>They say children are made readers on the laps of their parents.&nbsp; I couldn&rsquo;t agree more, but what else can a child become between the covers of a book?&nbsp; A chef, an astronaut, an architect?&nbsp; Yes, yes, and yes.&nbsp; Books entertain us, expand us, spark the imagination, and expose us to new worlds.&nbsp; A child can find themselves&mdash;present and future&mdash;amongst the pages of a great story.&nbsp; Looking out from there, anything seems possible.</p><p><em>Elementary school librarian, <a href="http://ilovechildrensbooks.wordpress.com/" target="_blank">Jennette Neville</a>, shares her top recommendations for young, aspiring builders...</em></p>