Archinect - Features 2016-02-12T17:40:56-05:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/146888284/a-prize-winning-installation-pays-tribute-to-a-historical-quebec-village A prize-winning installation pays tribute to a historical Quebec village Alexis Petrunia 2016-02-10T17:03:00-05:00 >2016-02-10T20:28:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tj/tjc6grqwkdexv7fx.jpg" width="514" height="410" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Vercheres, a small village near Montreal, has recently integrated a unique memorial to honor those who originally settled the region in 1740. A local firm, <a href="http://www.lesateliers-guyon.com/" target="_blank">Les Ateliers Guyon</a><strong>,</strong> has designed a cluster of benches with white oak sails rooted along the shore of the St. Lawrence River. <em>Sails Benches </em>echoes the arrival of 18th century explorers, while reflecting a particular artistic aesthetic that Les Ateliers Guyon has become known for. The project has recently garnered accolade from the prestigious World Interiors News Awards in London, receiving first place in the &lsquo;Furniture Category&rsquo;.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/136742264/and-the-winners-of-archinect-s-dry-futures-competition-speculative-category-are And the winners of Archinect's Dry Futures competition, "Speculative" category, are... Nicholas Korody 2015-09-16T14:00:00-04:00 >2015-09-21T00:20:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k8/k8hc3udbbst1ksz0.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Even with an epic El Ni&ntilde;o&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134747785/what-if-the-california-drought-continues" target="_blank">expected</a>&nbsp;to appear on the horizon, California remains locked in its severe and historic drought. But while water may be scarce in the country's largest economy, provocative and thoughtful submissions to Archinect's&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.dryfutures.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Dry Futures</strong></a>&nbsp;competition weren't.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/136743068/and-the-winners-of-archinect-s-dry-futures-competition-pragmatic-category-are And the winners of Archinect's Dry Futures competition, "Pragmatic" category, are... Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-09-16T14:00:00-04:00 >2015-09-21T00:17:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w4/w4v96cboopks72tq.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As much of the US is put through a record heatwave and the drought in California staggers on, jurors for Archinect's&nbsp;<a rel="nofollow" href="http://dryfutures.com" target="_blank"><strong>Dry Futures</strong></a>&nbsp;competition have been sweating through the entries to find which proposals will prevail. After reviewing the many submissions, and discussing them at length, the winners have been selected!</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/112494618/inaugural-mies-crown-hall-americas-prize-celebrates-theory-and-practice-with-an-evening-of-dinner-drinks-and-talk Inaugural Mies Crown Hall Americas Prize Celebrates Theory and Practice with an Evening of Dinner, Drinks and Talk Nick Cecchi 2014-11-02T11:08:00-05:00 >2014-11-04T22:49:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xb/xbras0vbkmsiv3j9.jpg" width="514" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/393/illinois-institute-of-technology-iit" target="_blank">Illinois Institute of Technology</a> recently hosted the first ever Mies Crown Hall&nbsp;Americas Prize. Unique among the current proliferation of architecture prizes, the&nbsp;$50,000 MCHAP was initiated by dean and prominent Architect <a href="http://archinect.com/Wiel-Arets-Architects" target="_blank">Wiel Arets</a> to celebrate the best of architecture in both North and South America.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/4745896/ps1-yap-2011-wrap-up PS1 YAP 2011 Wrap-up bryan boyer 2011-06-13T14:30:00-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phx14hgomz4ng96k.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> With the winning PS1 entry by Interboro Partners <a href="http://www.interboropartners.net/2011/holding-pattern-installation/" target="_blank">being installed right now</a>, Archinect takes a moment to catch up with Formlessfinder, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/104651/2011-ps1-young-architects-program-people-s-choice-award" target="_blank">winner of the Peoples' Choice Award</a>, to talk about the how and the why of innovative architecture.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/77401/next-gene20-taiwan-s-experimental-housing-masterplan NEXT-GENE20 Taiwan's Experimental Housing Masterplan Archinect 2008-07-18T16:52:56-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uz/uzxsabrt8ey5qq0e.jpg" width="436" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>