Archinect - Features 2016-12-06T11:22:30-05:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/149975285/ornament-and-extinction-in-the-nuclear-era Ornament and Extinction in the Nuclear Era Nicholas Korody 2016-10-26T13:01:00-04:00 >2016-11-07T00:06:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sw/swl46jji6sdd9shr.jpg" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112035318/archinect-s-lexicon-anthropocene" target="_blank">Anthropocene</a> is a contested name for "the era of geological time during which human activity is considered to be the dominant influence on the environment, climate, and ecology of the earth." As the fourth installment of the recurring&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/506696/anthropocene" target="_blank">Architecture of the Anthropocene</a>&nbsp;</em>series,<em>&nbsp;</em>this piece looks at a design problem that is larger, and perhaps more important, than any other imaginable.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/2220223/architecture-in-the-givenness-toward-the-difficult-whole-again-part-2 Architecture in the Givenness - Toward the Difficult Whole Again: Part 2 Steven Song 2011-04-26T22:06:00-04:00 >2012-12-14T17:56:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o1/o1t5z1vqdiwewr3g.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Our education is based upon the Classical education. An architect is a mason who has learned Latin. Modern architects seem, however, more likely to have mastered Esperanto.<br><br> Adolf Loos, &ldquo;Grunds&auml;tzliches von Adolf Loos,&rdquo; Adolf Loos (Vienna: 1930), p. 17.<br><br> In our world of powerful stimuli and the often irresponsible, commercially motivated love of experimentation for its own sake, there is a great deal that does not establish real communication. For intoxication alone cannot insure lasting communication.<br><br> Hans-Georg Gadamer, The Relevance of the Beautiful (UK: 1970), p. 51.<br><br> The art of building has been transformed into a business of self-display and promotion through the design and construction of figurative motifs, making it an object of consumption.<br><br> David Leatherbarrow, The Roots of Architectural Invention, (UK: 1993), p.1.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/2216621/architecture-in-the-givenness-toward-the-difficult-whole-again-part-1 Architecture in the Givenness - Toward the Difficult Whole Again: Part 1 Steven Song 2011-04-08T12:46:07-04:00 >2011-11-17T15:46:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x6/x6827pckzdjgxhbo.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Our education is based upon the Classical education. An architect is a mason who has learned Latin. Modern architects seem, however, more likely to have mastered Esperanto.<br><br> Adolf Loos, &ldquo;Grunds&auml;tzliches von Adolf Loos,&rdquo; Adolf Loos (Vienna: 1930), p. 17.<br><br> In our world of powerful stimuli and the often irresponsible, commercially motivated love of experimentation for its own sake, there is a great deal that does not establish real communication. For intoxication alone cannot insure lasting communication.<br><br> Hans-Georg Gadamer, The Relevance of the Beautiful (UK: 1970), p. 51.<br><br> The art of building has been transformed into a business of self-display and promotion through the design and construction of figurative motifs, making it an object of consumption.<br><br> David Leatherbarrow, The Roots of Architectural Invention, (UK: 1993), p. 1.</p>