Archinect - News 2016-08-31T17:53:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149966143/get-lectured-usc-fall-16 Get Lectured: USC, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-08-31T13:31:00-04:00 >2016-08-31T15:32:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xe/xe8ofiygv4t9s78e.jpg" width="514" height="679" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Don't miss out on&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/uscarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Southern California School of Architecture</a>'s lecture series this fall.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Sept 14</strong><br>Mutsuro Sasaki / Principal - Sasaki &amp; Partners<br>&ldquo;Morphogenesis of Flux Structure: New Field of Structural Design&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Sept 21</strong><br>Ma Yanson / Founder + Partner - MAD Architects</p><p><strong>Nov 2</strong><br>Amale Andraos / Dean - Columbia GSAPP; Co-founder - WORKac<br>&ldquo;Why Make Books?&rdquo;</p><p><strong>Nov 16</strong><br>Martha Schwartz / Principal - Martha Schwartz &amp; Partners</p><p>All lectures start at 6:00 p.m. at the&nbsp;Gin D. Wong, FAIA Conference...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965935/revisiting-the-urban-plan-of-burning-man Revisiting the urban plan of Burning Man Alexander Walter 2016-08-30T14:41:00-04:00 >2016-08-30T14:41:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rj/rj5tooqt6kwo3hc5.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When a group of Burners describing themselves as the Black Rock City Ministry of Urban Planning announced a design competition last fall for a new urban plan for Burning Man, Phil Walker had never given the matter much thought. &ldquo;I&rsquo;m actually not a Burner. I&rsquo;ve never done it,&rdquo; says Walker, the senior associate vice president for CallisonRTKL, an architecture firm and design consultancy. &ldquo;Maybe a bit of vicarious living for a middle-aged suburban dad is what appealed to me.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"So Walker didn&rsquo;t set about to change the orientation of Black Rock City [...] instead, he built out a &ldquo;kit of parts&rdquo; for simple streetscape interventions that he says can have a dramatic impact on urban flow and cultural space."</em></p><p>Related Burning Man stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/18593017/rod-garrett-the-urban-planner-behind-burning-man-dead-at-74" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rod Garrett, the Urban Planner Behind &lsquo;Burning Man&rsquo;, dead at 74</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107052810/gentrification-of-burning-man" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentrification of Burning Man</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133736405/300-mile-wall-proposed-for-the-bay-area-to-exile-burning-man-festivalgoers-forever" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">300-mile wall "proposed" for the Bay Area to exile Burning Man festivalgoers, forever</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135346125/your-annual-reminder-that-burning-man-isn-t-that-special-of-an-idea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Your annual reminder that Burning Man isn't that special of an idea</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965818/fuller-challenge-finalists-17th-international-garden-festival-winners-and-more-in-this-week-s-competition-event-recap Fuller Challenge finalists, 17th International Garden Festival winners, and more in this week's competition + event recap Justine Testado 2016-08-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-30T12:16:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y3/y3tpuv0cbbfq5lji.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Just like that, August is coming to a close.&nbsp;At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;the newly redesigned&nbsp;<a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>In case you missed any of these competition and event highlights over the last two weeks, here's recap #122:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5097/final-six-revealed-for-2016-fuller-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Final six revealed for 2016 Fuller Challenge</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/66/665kv67hlxtv429e.jpg"></p><p>And then there were six. The Buckminster Fuller Institute revealed the final initiatives that still have a chance at winning the $100,000 grand prize. Each project focuses on a different pressing issue, so it seems like the competition is anyone's game at this stage.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/5086/feast-your-eyes-on-this-sleek-trade-center-by-hallucinate-a-2016-inside-shortlister" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Feast your eyes on this sleek trade center by HALLUCINATE, a 2016 INSIDE shortlister</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/iv/ivzxy22dlo4kpvb8.jpg"></p><p>Shenzhen-based practice HALLUCINATE earned a spot on the 2016 INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors shortlist with their eye-catching design for&nbsp;The&nbsp;Midwest Inland Port Financial Town, an industrial trade center in China'...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965812/zaha-hadid-show-coming-to-serpentine-sackler-gallery-this-winter Zaha Hadid show coming to Serpentine Sackler Gallery this winter Alexander Walter 2016-08-30T04:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T19:34:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cs/cs0xz7438lhoi6up.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>An exhibition of rarely seen paintings, drawings and digital works by Zaha Hadid is due to open at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London this winter (8 December-12 February 2017), throwing new light on the late British-Iraqi architect&rsquo;s accomplishments as an artist and calligrapher. [...] Sketches and paintings linked to major projects, both realised and unrealised, will go on show.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938973/celebrate-zaha-hadid-s-life-at-the-serpentine-sackler-gallery-on-april-8th" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Celebrate Zaha Hadid's life at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery on April 8th</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941758/zha-after-zaha-patrik-schumacher-on-zaha-and-what-s-next-for-the-firm-on-archinect-sessions-61" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ZHA after Zaha: Patrik Schumacher on Zaha and what's next for the firm, on Archinect Sessions #61</a></li></ul><p>Looking for exciting architecture and design events happening in London <em>right now</em>? <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's weekly event picks</a> keep you up to date.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965749/get-lectured-columbia-gsapp-fall-16 Get Lectured: Columbia GSAPP, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-08-29T15:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T15:09:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ib/ibt1hsqsimhzzvc6.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Next up is the <a href="http://archinect.com/columbiagsapp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Columbia University&nbsp;Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation</a>. Kicking off next week, their Fall '16 Lecture Series includes lectures featuring Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, Design, Bitches, Caruso St John, and SHoP Architects' Gregg Pasquarelli; symposia like &ldquo;The Museum Boom in China&rdquo; and &ldquo;Exhibition Models: Curating Architecture&rdquo;; upcoming exhibitions such as&nbsp;&ldquo;The Other Architect&rdquo;, and more.</p><p>Here's a closer look at the lecture poster.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/28/28evkwqggthfkwnl.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rt/rthriyl46ihknqx3.jpg"></p><p>For more info...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965750/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-08-29T14:53:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T15:37:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8be9dt9qqxpen0qa.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Just like that, we are at the start of September. The beginning of this month sees the London &nbsp;architecture scene wake up from its summer daze, and get into gear ahead of the commencement of the academic year and London's Design Biennale.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with London's latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8159/riba-stirling-prize-stories-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>RIBA Stirling Prize Stories | 6 September</strong></a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/31/31iv2qahkbvk2q8b.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: RIBA</em></p><p>Earlier this summer, we brought you the <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5011/riba-announces-2016-stirling-prize-shortlist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">shortlist for the RIBA Stirling Prize 2016</a>, which showcased this year&rsquo;s best buildings. The Architects behind these designs will be coming together for this evening of discussion and development. This is a unique opportunity to understand the methodologies and the concepts behind these shortlisted buildings, and what it would mean to the practices to win the Stirling Prize.</p><p>Hear from the shortlisted practices below:</p><ul><li>Herzog &amp; de Meuron, Blavatnik School of Government</li><li>Michael Laird Architects &amp; Reiach and Hall Architects, City of Glasgow College Riverside Campus...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965515/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-29T14:04:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T14:04:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lf/lfffz2ihjc43y3e6.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The hotter temperatures&nbsp;will be sticking around&nbsp;the&nbsp;L.A. region&nbsp;for awhile, but don't forget to take some&nbsp;time to&nbsp;enjoy these longer days of summer.&nbsp;Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy events around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746680/weekly-events-la" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's L.A. picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8006/la-s-women-of-design-a-night-of-speed-talks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA&rsquo;s Women of Design &ndash; A Night of Speed Talks | August 30</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/xf/xfnkmfxh5ezcnxf2.jpg"></p><p>Who was&nbsp;your favorite mentor? Listen to what&nbsp;local L.A.&nbsp;designers have to share&nbsp;in this pecha&nbsp;kucha-style gathering&nbsp;hosted by the&nbsp;AWA+D, AIA&rsquo;s Women in Architecture, and the SoCal chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects. Taking place at&nbsp;Perkins+Will's&nbsp;office, participants will have 2 minutes to talk about the people who have influenced them professionally and personally &mdash; and then everyone can join in on the conversation!&nbsp;$10 for members...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965513/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-29T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T11:22:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/us/usmbncedwyqpgrbq.jpg" width="514" height="399" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8148/reading-images-series-democracy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reading Images Series: Democracy | August 30</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/fd/fd24zkqxdo39g7c2.jpg"><em>Graphics from "Parliament" by XML.</em></p><p>The Storefront for Art and Architecture will be hosting their latest Reading Images event&nbsp;&ldquo;Democracy&rdquo;, which examines the parliaments of 193 United Nations member states. Marking the launch of XML's book &ldquo;Parliament&rdquo;, this discussion asks:&nbsp;&ldquo;How do the spaces, settings, and structures designed for political assembly impact decision-making practices? How do they characterize the nuances in our political systems?&rdquo;. Participants include&nbsp;Max Cohen de Lara, James Graham, Mich...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149965264/get-lectured-university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee-fall-16 Get Lectured: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-08-25T13:02:00-04:00 >2016-08-25T13:02:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w2/w2bylxfrk082vv09.jpg" width="514" height="971" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Next up is the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/13338/university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee,&nbsp;School of Architecture &amp; Urban Planning</a>. Look out for lectures from Dominic Leong of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102548/leong-leong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEONG LEONG</a>, Ronald Rael of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/100150/rael-san-fratello-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rael San Fratello</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/alloftheabove" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">All of the Above</a>'s Janette Kim, to name a few.</p><p><strong>Sept 17</strong><br><strong>Wisconsin Historic Tax Credits: Creating Jobs, Saving Heritage</strong><br>Jim Draeger / State Historic Preservation Officer, Wisconsin State Historic Preservation Office - Madison<br>Jon Beck / Senior Research Fellow, The Historic Preservation Institute, UWM...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964894/get-lectured-university-of-texas-at-austin-fall-16 Get Lectured: University of Texas at Austin, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-08-23T18:45:00-04:00 >2016-08-24T14:45:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dz/dzou23brajhd3v97.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Next up is <a href="http://archinect.com/utsoa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture</a>. Kicking off next Monday, UTSOA's jam-packed Fall '16 lecture series includes visits from <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5458/alberto-campo-baeza" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alberto Campo Baeza</a> and&nbsp;Sn&oslash;hetta's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149951182/the-mountaineers-craig-dykers-and-elaine-molinar-of-sn-hetta-on-one-to-one-27" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Craig Dykers</a>, a talk about technology with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22604145/theverymany" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">THEVERYMANY</a>'s Marc Fornes, and an investigation of 0 Km Architecture's work &mdash; which aims to minimize one's carbon footprint while promoting the local economy. Also look out for timely exhibitions like &ldquo;States of Incarceration&rdquo;, which explores&nbsp;mas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964890/now-that-the-olympics-have-ended-what-s-in-store-for-rio-s-stadiums Now that the Olympics have ended, what's in store for Rio's stadiums? Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-08-23T18:05:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T07:42:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ba/ba6pyds9epdkpj05.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Future Arena, the handball venue, will be taken apart and the pieces used to build four schools around the city, each serving 500 students. [...] the city will turn the aquatics stadium into two community swimming centers; the media center will become a high school dorm; and the 300 acres of land on which Barra Olympic Park currently sits will go be turned over for public parks and private development.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Rio's Olympic legacy:</p><ul><li><a title="In honor of the Olympics, French artist JR installs giant athletes in Rio" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149961516/in-honor-of-the-olympics-french-artist-jr-installs-giant-athletes-in-rio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In honor of the Olympics, French artist JR installs giant athletes in Rio</a></li><li><a title="Rio mayor admits Olympics were a &ldquo;missed opportunity&rdquo;, but believes the city has been unfairly portrayed" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957955/rio-mayor-admits-olympics-were-a-missed-opportunity-but-believes-the-city-has-been-unfairly-portrayed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rio mayor admits Olympics were a &ldquo;missed opportunity&rdquo;, but believes the city has been unfairly portrayed</a></li><li><a title="The rapid gentrification of Rio's favelas in advance of the Olympics" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149951809/the-rapid-gentrification-of-rio-s-favelas-in-advance-of-the-olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The rapid gentrification of Rio's favelas in advance of the Olympics</a></li><li><a title='Rio Olympics "must be postponed, moved, or both" due to Zika threat' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149945224/rio-olympics-must-be-postponed-moved-or-both-due-to-zika-threat" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rio Olympics "must be postponed, moved, or both" due to Zika threat</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964821/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-08-23T13:17:00-04:00 >2016-08-23T13:27:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7k/7kn5xh6r8dz9z2h7.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As August draws to a close, so do several exhibitions and projects. Take advantage of these (largely free) shows, as well as a fantastic opportunity to take your Instagram to the next level by brushing up on your architectural photography skills on a walking workshop.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with London's latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8117/mode-in-flux" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Mode in Flux | Open now until 27 August</strong></a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/cc/cc38hjex7qvoq4wd.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Hufton &amp; Crow</em></p><p>Set within London&rsquo;s Roca Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and completed in 2011, is the &lsquo;Mode in Flux&rsquo; exhibition showcasing the relationship between engineering and fashion, which is coming into its final week. The gallery itself is a great place to visit; to explore the cavernous showroom is immersive and magical.</p><p>This exhibition focuses on the innovation and technology within fashion design, and how we ask demand more of our clothes in the age of &lsquo;smart&rsquo;. Interactive and transforming pieces make up the collection, with sportswear that changes colour...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963808/get-lectured-university-of-minnesota-fall-16 Get Lectured: University of Minnesota, Fall '16 Justine Testado 2016-08-22T15:44:00-04:00 >2016-08-23T13:02:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5ebbnv1b73znfli1.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2016</strong></a></p><p>Gearing up for another eventful school year this fall?&nbsp;Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>First up is the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/3277911/university-of-minnesota" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Minnesota&nbsp;School of Architecture</a>. Their Fall 2016 Lecture Series brings together a range of leading architects, designers, historians, and theorists whose work is actively reshaping discourse in the architectural industry and education.&nbsp;Lecturers will present their current bodies of work and research through unique lenses guiding their own design practices and pedagogy.</p><p><strong>Sept 21</strong><br>Ferda Kolatan / PennDesign | Brooklyn, NY</p><p><strong>Sept 26</strong><br>Jennifer Siegal / Office o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964539/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-22T13:21:00-04:00 >2016-08-22T13:41:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8t/8t6ln560p0xfae0w.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The hotter temperatures&nbsp;will be sticking around&nbsp;the&nbsp;L.A. region&nbsp;for awhile, but don't forget to take some&nbsp;time to&nbsp;enjoy these longer days of summer.&nbsp;Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy events around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746680/weekly-events-la" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's L.A. picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8101/east-l-a-interchange-screens-at-la-plaza" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">East L.A. Interchange Screens at La Plaza |&nbsp;August 25</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/3o/3oq647pzaivknia6.jpg"></p><p>Freeways have historically had major impacts on disenfranchised communities of color. This is especially true in car-centric Los Angeles. Find out more about the history and present of freeways and their effects on the Boyle Heights neighborhood at this free screening.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8096/cabinet-of-curiosities" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cabinet of Curiosities | Open now until August 31</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/2w/2w0u8juiuzfmkqx8.jpg"><em>Photo via unionstationla.com</em></p><p>It's all in the details. If you find yourself waiting around&nbsp;at Union Station, take a f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149964258/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-22T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-29T09:03:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56b3g4bcrcldlxld.jpg" width="514" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7340/roberto-burle-marx-brazilian-modernist" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist | Open now until September 18</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ro/rot03pkq8kjok2m3.jpg"></p><p><em>Installation view of the exhibition Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, May 6 - September 18, 2016. The Jewish Museum, NY. Photo by: David Heald.</em></p><p>If you&nbsp;haven't been yet, don't miss out on the first full U.S.&nbsp;exhibition&nbsp;of&nbsp;landscape architecture legend&nbsp;Roberto Burle Marx, whose famous&nbsp;works include the&nbsp;boldly patterned&nbsp;sidewalk mosaics at&nbsp;Rio de Janeiro's&nbsp;Copacabana Beach.&nbsp;In this exhibition,&nbsp;seven contemporary&nbsp;artists with ties to Latin America, and who were&nbsp;all born after ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963971/the-wish-machine-by-autoban-part-of-the-london-design-biennale-invites-visitors-to-walk-through-a-tunnel-made-of-transparent-hexagonal-tubes The Wish Machine by Autoban, part of the London Design Biennale, invites visitors to walk through a tunnel made of transparent hexagonal tubes Ellen Hancock 2016-08-18T11:38:00-04:00 >2016-08-22T00:07:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fo/fo0m185kys1xjg1v.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This September the first ever London Design Biennale will take place at Somerset House with featured projects from over thirty countries. The inaugural show is themed 'Utopia by Design' and celebrates the 500th anniversary of the publication of Sir Thomas More's classic,&nbsp;<em>Utopia&nbsp;</em>(1516).</p><p>Turkey's contribution to the biennale is 'The Wish Machine' designed by Istanbul-based multidisciplinary design studio, Autoban. The installation is inspired by the cultural tradition of threading a note or memento&nbsp;to the&nbsp;branch of a tree as an act of hope born out of hopelessness.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fq/fqko8yxc9fy5mz7e.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qg/qg29otwsz8ovve7t.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dy/dymktt5wcjpij7wa.jpg"></p><p><em>' The installation located in West Wing G1A at Somerset House appears as an interactive pneumatic system operating in a mirrored space. Visitors will be invited to walk through a tunnel that is made of transparent hexagonal tubes. They will share their hopes and wishes,&nbsp;</em><em>vision</em><em>&nbsp;of utopias, and aspiration for the future, by writing them on paper, and feeding them to the Wish Machine through a lid at the dead end. Notes will the...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963669/examining-the-international-airport-species-from-in-the-unlikely-event Examining the International Airport “species” from “In The Unlikely Event” Justine Testado 2016-08-16T20:31:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T23:15:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8n/8nrog6isi2nle6hx.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;In The Unlikely Event&rdquo; by artist Janet Abrams digs into the nature of the fantastical International Airport typology &mdash; &ldquo;a significant species of monumental urbanism, perhaps the archetypal City State of our time&rdquo;...Created in 2013...ITUE is an ambitious large-scale ceramic installation that showcases the Top 30 of the world's busiest international airports as terra cotta ceramic bas-reliefs, which Abrams molded individually by hand.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Arranged&nbsp;like ancient&nbsp;fossils&nbsp;at a natural history museum,&nbsp;In The Unlikely Event (ITUE) is part two&nbsp;of Abrams' ongoing "A Natural History of Technology" case study series. In ITUE, each airport stands as&nbsp;a&nbsp;physical architectural expression of its home&nbsp;country's ambitions to compete in the global economy.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/58/58ptuaiytlkzxljj.jpg"><br><em>In The Unlikely Event, view during its US debut at form + concept gallery, Santa Fe, May 27 2016. Photo courtesy of Janet Abrams.</em></p><p>The exhibition is currently at Santa Fe's form + concept gallery until August 22. Read&nbsp;more about the project&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/5085/in-the-unlikely-event-examines-the-international-airport-species" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962346/tickets-now-available-for-2016-core77-conference Tickets Now Available for 2016 Core77 Conference Sponsor 2016-08-16T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:49:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dy/dy52ifpj25dvrhs9.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.core77.com/conference" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/l1/l1tl4zninnh01wc9.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.core77.com/conference" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Core77 Conference</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Have you ever wondered where the relationship between&nbsp;human and machine intelligence&nbsp;is headed?</p><p>Have you considered how the principles of&nbsp;quantum mechanics&nbsp;can be applied to the design process?</p><p>Are you curious about how interdisciplinary teams can collaborate to engineer exceptionally&nbsp;elaborate Rube&nbsp;Goldberg machines?</p><p>Join us&nbsp;September 29&ndash;30 in Downtown Los Angeles&nbsp;for the&nbsp;3rd annual Core77 Conference as our speakers&nbsp;share their thoughts and experiences regarding the disparate, yet interconnected questions that challenge the way&nbsp;designers can impact the modern world, and reinvent our notion of possible.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yp/ypz67e0smhkpqs30.jpg"></p><p>The first day of the conference features panels and presentations led by design, arts, science, engineering, and business luminaries, and&nbsp;will focus on human-centered design, start up strategies, and leading successful projects from concept to launch.</p><p>The second day kicks off with a series of workshops hosted by outstanding professionals f...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963444/50-designers-50-ideas-50-wards 50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards archanonymous 2016-08-16T00:08:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:43:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ti/tidonqv9owf6x5vt.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>At the very least, these projects propose efficiencies and aesthetics that run counter to the institutional momentum within the city&rsquo;s many departments, a daunting prospect in itself. None of this is necessarily inappropriate for such an exhibition, but it does ignore the question of where much of the aesthetic and spatial expression in our built environment comes from, and how we might change it.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963347/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-08-15T15:48:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:32:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0d/0dl0cw99gf6cglz6.jpg" width="514" height="217" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week, London is set to be bright, warm, and action-packed&hellip; proving that you don&rsquo;t need to leave the city in August! From interactive, innovative&nbsp;engineering, to an exhibition of memes, this week&rsquo;s picks are decidedly fun-filled.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with London's latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8078/i-am-london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">I Am London | Open now until 4 September</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/wj/wji1086p78w70be5.jpg"></p><p><em>Featured in the exhibition: Lucy Hawley of London Zoo</em></p><p>London's identity is largely shaped and entwined with its historic buildings and places. This exhibition looks at this through the city&rsquo;s heritage and the stories of its inhabitants,&nbsp;taking&nbsp;these 60 stories and linking&nbsp;them to their settings within the city. From students to paramedics, and beefeaters to tailors; this selection of people connect the&nbsp;human experience to the built environment.&nbsp;</p><p><em>"This wonderful exhibition encapsulates how much London has changed over the years, but also reminds us why the capital continues to be the most open, pioneering and divers...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963014/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-15T13:53:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:26:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gg/ggaofoqz5ufy92rn.jpg" width="514" height="326" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The hotter temperatures&nbsp;will be sticking around&nbsp;the&nbsp;L.A. region&nbsp;for awhile, but don't forget to take some&nbsp;time to&nbsp;enjoy these longer days of summer.&nbsp;Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy events around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746680/weekly-events-la" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's L.A. picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8073/debt-assembly" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DEBT Assembly | August 18</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/cr/cr3ozi132vmfncv5.jpg"></p><p>Student debt is one of the most profound issues affecting the architectural discipline right now. While the average student debt for a US American student is $29,400, according to a recent poll by the American Institute of Architecture Students, architecture students graduate with an average of $40,000 in loans. Head out to this event to learn more about strategies to mitigate and resist debt through collective action.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8075/town-hall-feelings-vs-facts" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Town Hall: Feelings vs Facts | August 19</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149963016/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-15T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-21T21:26:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gi/giyv8z2n8d74yt80.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8074/undocumented-architecture-with-tings-chak-and-victoria-law" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Undocumented Architecture with Tings Chak and Victoria Law |&nbsp;August 18</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/yn/ynpaehf93uaka6sc.jpg"></p><p>How is architectural design complicit in the violence of immigration detention? "Undocumented: the Architecture of Migrant Detention" is a new graphic novel that employs traditional means of architectural representation to confront the discipline's culpability in carceral violence. Join the author and journalist Victoria Law for a discussion of the work.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7970/remembering-the-future-architecture-at-the-1964-65-new-york-world-s-fair" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Remembering the Future: Architecture at the 1964/65 New York World's Fair |&nbsp;August 20</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/tx/txx7rzvptrynjurw.jpg"><em>Photo: Du...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962710/designjunction-has-always-been-a-place-for-visitors-to-discover-the-latest-trends-managing-director-deborah-spencer-tells-us-what-to-expect-at-this-year-s-designjunction "designjunction has always been a place for visitors to discover the latest trends" - Managing Director Deborah Spencer tells us what to expect at this year's designjunction Ellen Hancock 2016-08-11T11:51:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T01:12:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/llbm30sxfzkmi38l.jpg" width="514" height="507" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>designjunction is now in its sixth year &ndash; what did you originally set out to achieve with the exhibition? Has that changed?</strong></p><p>At the time (back in 2011) when we launched designjunction, we felt London was missing a commercial show with more creative energy and a greater relevance to the A&amp;D community.&nbsp; A place where you could business but in a more relaxed environment.</p><p>Our mission was simple, we wanted to break the mould of the traditional trade show by taking over ambitious locations on the brink of transformation in central London.</p><p>We wanted to present the best cutting-edge design within a carefully curated space, striking the perfect balance between creative and commercial.</p><p>Over the course of six years, we have built up a reputation for occupying some of the most ambitious and challenging spaces in London from a 40,000 sq ft disused sorting office to a derelict design school last year.</p><p>The move to King&rsquo;s Cross is an important step in our nomadic evolution, as we continue to raise the ba...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961844/sign-up-now-for-aa-chania-visiting-school-progressions-4-14-october-2016 Sign up now for AA Chania Visiting School Progressions, 4-14 October 2016 Sponsor 2016-08-10T12:32:00-04:00 >2016-08-12T01:05:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6h/6huo0uwav0vjxztt.jpg" width="514" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://greece.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Greece Visiting School</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p><em>AA Chania Progressions::<br>4 October &ndash; 14 October 2016</em></p><p>In 2016, the AA Chania Visiting School will continue to pursue its design agenda concentrating on the bigger picture of the Chania city&rsquo;s characteristics. The city of Chania is the second largest city of Crete. Chania can be divided in two parts: the old town and the modern city which is the larger one. The Visiting School will revisit the way by which the built environment has been put together and will explore design possibilities which can be applied in order to improve connectivity and functionality in the city. Interactive design coupled with generative form-finding techniques towards the fabrication and assembly of a 1-to-1 scale prototype will be investigated.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h7/h7idqo2ko1efag0o.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7k/7km1p5rks8lj2eue.jpg"></p><p>Each year a series of software tutorial sessions takes place in order to allow participants develop their basic skills on controlling models parametrically and on producing interactive presentations. These session...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962145/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-08-08T17:11:00-04:00 >2016-08-11T01:28:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dh/dhb72gvyvi6fbxtt.jpg" width="514" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week, explore in the good weather some of the great gardens and greenery London has to offer. Watch the Olympics with a drink on a lawn, join in with the kids to make a cardboard neighbourhood, or visit a floating garden and learn how to hula hoop.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with London's latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8015/farmopolis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Farmopolis | Open now until September 1</strong></a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/j8/j8dcyhycgl4q07yk.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Farmopolis</em></p><p>Farmopolis is an interesting new addition to the Thames this summer, created by Secret Productions and Wayward architects, in conjunction with RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Farmopolis is an experimental production centre, pioneering an area of public together in the middle of the city, whilst being a practical, productive farm. With the creators&rsquo; combined experience spanning festivals, arts, community architecture, and farming, future hopes for the project are to create event spaces and to develop hydroponic and sustainable farming systems.</p><p>The garden will be bobbing in the river for...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962039/adopt-an-object-campaign-announced-by-london-s-design-museum 'Adopt an Object' campaign announced by London's Design Museum Ellen Hancock 2016-08-08T13:37:00-04:00 >2016-08-11T01:17:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bi/bidsk0gwh6bgpfbu.jpg" width="514" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In an attempt to help raise the final &pound;1 million needed to cover construction costs of their new Kensington High&nbsp;Street home, the Design Museum in London have launched a fundraising campaign, Adopt an Object.&nbsp;</p><p>For &pound;5, each adopter will receive&nbsp;a personalised thank you film showing an iconic&nbsp;object from the Design Museum's permanent collection making it's way from Shad Thames to the new site in Kensington. Twelve films have been commissioned for the project including a pair of Louboutin heels riding a tube and a Dyson Vacuum crossing the road.&nbsp;</p><p>The new museum is due to open on 24 November and will include a free permanent collection as well as two temporary&nbsp;spaces.&nbsp;</p><p>Terence Conran, founder of the Design Museum commented:&nbsp; 'We are about to move from Shad Thames to new, bigger premises in Kensington, where all our dreams and ambitions to create the best and most important design museum in the world will become a step closer to reality. It will make my long lifetime in design absolutely wo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149962092/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-08T13:06:00-04:00 >2016-08-08T15:00:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yb/yblzde6qnaw14vz9.jpg" width="514" height="193" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The hotter temperatures&nbsp;will be sticking around&nbsp;the&nbsp;L.A. region&nbsp;for awhile, but don't forget to take some&nbsp;time to&nbsp;enjoy these longer days of summer.&nbsp;Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy events around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746680/weekly-events-la" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's L.A. picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7999/interactive-architecture-adaptive-world-release-party-book-signing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World - Release Party &amp; Book Signing | August 13</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ph/pha6ejdl71qmnd7c.jpg"></p><p>Architecture now stands in the midst of unprecedented technological advancements &mdash; how can design incorporate this progress to better serve humanity? Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World lays out how architects can use new technologies to make structures that are responsive to their inhabitants, and ultimately more integrated into the environment.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8035/mind-your-mannerisms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mind Your Mannerisms | Opening on August 13</a><strong>,</strong> recommended by Nicholas Korody...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961846/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-08T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-08-11T01:13:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4b/4btyspow7ys6msyh.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>There's plenty of architectural inspiration around NYC to help fill up the longer days of summer.&nbsp;For anyone who is curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related events</a>&nbsp;to fit into your weekly schedules,&nbsp;Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> so you don't miss out! Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8036/rezoning-development-a-teach-in-on-the-root-causes-of-gentrification" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rezoning &amp; Development: A Teach-In on the Root Causes of Gentrification | August 9</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/w0/w0qu9zpw6httyvgv.jpg"></p><p>Gentrification is often a tricky subject to bring up. Part of the reason for that is the topic is often shrouded by mystification: "It's something that just happens". But it's not something that just happens. Rather, it's the result of very specific policies and tactics, especially rezoning and development. Head to this teach-in to learn more about how gentrification shapes our cities and why.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7835/cool-uncomfortable-truths-about-our-air-conditioned-city" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COOL | Uncomfortable Truths About Our Air-Conditioned City&nbsp;| August 11</a>, reco...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149961778/rio-olympics-2016-how-to-watch-and-what-to-expect-at-the-opening-ceremony Rio Olympics 2016: how to watch, and what to expect at the opening ceremony Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-08-05T13:42:00-04:00 >2016-08-10T23:32:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0j/0jyyjqhz6nfggw0o.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's finally arrived: the opening ceremony for the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/545945/2016-olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro</a> is tonight. Technically, the Games are already underway (soccer competitions began on August 3), but the bulk of events will take place after the ceremony.&nbsp;And chances are for those in the U.S., you're nowhere near attending, and&nbsp;you'll be beholden to the broadcasters. Here's what you can expect.</p><p>The opening ceremony will be significantly cheaper than historically has been the case&mdash;the entire budget for the opening and closing ceremonies for both the Olympics and Paralympics is $55.9 million, less than half of what it had been originally. The ceremony's creative director Fernando Meirelles, the Brazilian director of&nbsp;<em>City of God&nbsp;</em>(2002), has incorporated three thematic "pillars" into the show: sustainability (partially an ode to the Amazon rainforest), smiling (!), and "gambiarra"&mdash;a Portuguese expression of resourcefulness.</p><p>The ceremony is also scheduled to include legendary soccer player Pele...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149960954/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-08-01T18:20:00-04:00 >2016-08-09T01:00:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8qn50djhiqp9almq.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Will you look at that, it's already August!&nbsp;The hotter temperatures&nbsp;will be sticking around&nbsp;the&nbsp;L.A. region&nbsp;for awhile, but don't forget to take some&nbsp;time to&nbsp;enjoy these longer days of summer.&nbsp;Curious where to find interesting <a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles? Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy events around town that are not to be missed!</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746680/weekly-events-la" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. Here are this week's L.A. picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7998/homestead-museum-first-sunday-picnic" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Homestead Museum: First Sunday Picnic | August 7</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/e2/e28v8xmha9gsa7jv.jpg"><em>Front porch of La Casa Nueva at the Homestead Museum. Photo via homesteadmuseum.org.</em></p><p>When was the last time you enjoyed&nbsp;an old-school&nbsp;picnic, with nothing but a blanket, a basket of food, and good company?&nbsp;If it won't be&nbsp;too hot outside this weekend, rally up your&nbsp;family or friends,&nbsp;have a picnic, and play some vintage board games&nbsp;on the lawn of&nbsp;La Casa Nueva,&nbsp;a 1920s Spanish Colonial Revival mansion located on&nbsp;the 6-acre s...</p>