Archinect - Features 2016-10-26T07:39:40-04:00 Uniting the peripheral and the central at the 2016 Venice Biennale Ed Frith 2016-06-18T10:13:00-04:00 >2016-06-28T13:50:28-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>How architects are educated, and the role they play in society, are key questions of today. As an architecture teacher, I ask my students how they see their role; are they makers, choreographers, gardeners, enablers, artists? This year&rsquo;s Venice Biennale asks, and tries to answer, the same question. There are many different answers.</p> Working Out of the Box: Jader Almeida Nicholas Korody 2016-03-02T08:19:00-05:00 >2016-03-10T01:03:21-05:00 <img src="" width="640" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box</strong></a>&nbsp;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>Jader Almeida</strong>, a Brazilian furniture and product 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="" target="_blank">please send us a message</a>.</em></p> Innovation with a heart: Guto Requena's technological and emotional designs Nicholas Korody 2016-02-27T11:54:00-05:00 >2016-03-08T01:56:35-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Imagine &ldquo;technology". What comes to mind? A robot? An iPhone? A self-driving car? Whatever the case, chances are it&rsquo;s an object that feels pretty cold and provokes little emotion.</p> Screen/Print #12: The Cairo Review's "Future of the City" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-04-15T14:26:00-04:00 >2014-04-15T14:26:25-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="719" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The American University in Cairo is an institution focused on global diplomacy and policy, attracting journalists, politicians, lawyers, academics and experts from all over the world. The <a href="" target="_blank"><strong>Cairo Review of Global Affairs</strong></a>, the quarterly journal couched within the University's School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, serves as an authority on global affairs for both students and professionals.</p> Screen/Print #2: The Petropolis of Tomorrow Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-11-28T11:08:00-05:00 >2013-12-19T15:06:38-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="803" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" target="_blank"><em><strong>Screen/Print</strong></em></a> is an experimentation in translation across media, featuring a close-up digital look at printed architectural writing. Divorcing content from the physical page, the series lends a new perspective to nuanced architectural thought.</p> <p> For this issue, we&rsquo;re featuring <em>The Petropolis of Tomorrow</em>.</p> <p> Do you run an architectural publication? Are you particularly excited about an upcoming periodical? If you&rsquo;d like to submit a piece of writing to <em><strong>Screen/Print</strong></em>, please <a href="" target="_blank">send us a message</a>.</p> Student Works: The Petropolis of Tomorrow: Drift & Drive Archinect 2012-12-10T01:11:00-05:00 >2013-01-22T12:23:37-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="476" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>Drift &amp; Drive</em> proposes a new model of water-based urbanism by readdressing the technological and logistical challenges of offshore oil extraction. Our project is a solution to the desire on the part of Petrobras, the Brazilian petrochemical company, to relocate workers offshore, as rigs are established ever further from the coast, increasing the transportation cost of both workers and oil.</p>