Archinect - News 2016-07-25T07:57:40-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149959566/newcastle-degree-show-in-london-2016 Newcastle Degree Show in London 2016 Erin Whalley 2016-07-25T04:07:00-04:00 >2016-07-25T00:08:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qessa8xz569hou9b.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Newcastle&rsquo;s degree show, despite being heavily edited for its London venue, manages to present a large range of design that emphasises just how creative the study of architecture can be. The breadth of research is inspiring, with studies covering everything from Walt Disney wonderlands, to the highly geophysical formation of sand patterns. It is a credit to the current architectural climate that students are encouraged and supported to find resolved architectural expressions for such diversity.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pc/pc6kpyjbvampp8x4.jpg"></p><p>(Greg Walton, MArch.)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hn/hndz25sq478jazo0.jpg"></p><p>(Simon Baker, March.)</p><p>Amongst the fantastical explorations (one example of which delves into an analysis of C.S.Lewis, and how architectural form can be found within his fictional worlds) are an equal number of technological forays. Some of these look into harnessing new sustainable energy sources, other provide possible methods for cleaning waterways of litter.&nbsp;</p><p>A current trend that can be seen across architecture and design at the moment, and is exhibited in several projec...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958706/the-national-building-museum-s-blockbuster-ball-pit-is-coming-to-tampa-next-month The National Building Museum's blockbuster ball pit is coming to Tampa next month Justine Testado 2016-07-19T18:35:00-04:00 >2016-07-20T01:02:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8l/8lq3ugu6sbhwzdst.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>How can anyone forget <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/94643/snarkitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a>'s giant monochromatic ball pit that took over the National Building Museum's Great Hall <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last summer</a>? Following a wildly successful run that attracted a record-breaking 160,000 visitors,&nbsp;The BEACH is making a comeback at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida starting August 5. Plus, general admission is free!&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dx/dxtp9ao3gcnodmho.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c0/c0srymuj3b8tsqlo.jpg"><br><em>Photos by Noah Kalina.</em></p><p>It also looks like the installation is coming back bigger than before, spanning 15,000 square feet with a 75-foot-wide &ldquo;shoreline&rdquo;, and comprising 1.2 million of the antimicrobial plastic balls. The NBM version was 10,000 square feet, and its more than 650,000 plastic balls were reused in Hou de Sousa's <a href="http://bustler.net/news/4773/play-ball-get-a-glimpse-of-hou-de-sousa-s-winning-re-ball-installation-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">winning design</a>&nbsp;of the Dupont Underground's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135574011/the-beach-to-be-reincarnated-in-arts-competition-for-d-c-s-dupont-underground-initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Re-Ball! competition</a>.&nbsp;No word as of yet if and how the Tampa installation will be recycled.</p><p>If you plan on diving into the ball pit at the arena, keep a close watch on your loose belongings when &ldquo;splashing&rdquo; around. The Tampa Bay Times writes&nbsp;that more than 1,000 items were lost at the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958451/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-07-18T13:44:00-04:00 >2016-07-19T06:59:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xta4dt4vxvj98wrb.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As London finally heats up, the city brings us some fantastic outdoors events. From family friendly trails to river cruises; it's best to make the most of this week's sun! Whether you are running around looking for fanciful dream jars, or reflecting on the work at the Tate, this is the week to utilise the long (and hopefully warm) evenings.</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/7785/re-making-the-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>A Journey and a Destination: How to Make Living Streets | July 19</strong></a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ti/tifmdhgzm7nwtvcj.jpg"><em>Image: PRP</em></p><p>"We demand a lot from our streets. They are where we live, a way of getting from A to B, and the place where neighbours meet and community networks are built."</p><p>This talk, hosted by The Building Centre, will be a great chance to discuss what it is that makes a 'successful' street, with speakers from Architectural and Landscape/urban planning expertise. Asking poignant questions, and opening up for discussion, the panel will tackle sustainability, transport, accessibility and...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958238/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-24T22:44:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zz/zz1xshl59cfjzhk9.jpg" width="514" height="309" 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 thought-provoking lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other happenings around town worth knowing about.</p><p>Check back regularly so you don't miss out! Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events. (July 19 happens to be a GREAT day for some fun events).</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7884/designing-the-world-s-first-underground-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Designing the World's First Underground Park | July 19</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><a title="The Lowline Lab. Photo courtesy of Arup." href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1500x/bz/bzzs6nytmoxvl81n.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1500x/bz/bzzs6nytmoxvl81n.jpg"></a><em>The Lowline Lab. Photo courtesy of Arup.</em></p><p>Surely by now you have heard of the world's first underground park coming soon to Brooklyn's abandoned Delancey trolley terminal: the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149957887/nyc-s-lowline-is-approved-by-city-officials-becoming-world-s-first-underground-park" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently city-approved</a> Lowline. Come and meet the design &amp; engineering folks behind the ambitious endeavor and learn more about the innovative design, research,...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149958239/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-23T19:54:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rx/rx0vobl96wnrfzfy.jpg" width="514" height="265" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The longer days of summer are here in sunny SoCal. Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles, or where other design-inclined folks are gathering in the Greater LA region? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of engaging lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other events around town worth knowing about.</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 LA picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7921/woodbury-university-school-of-architecture-summer-showcase-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodbury University School of Architecture Summer Showcase 2016 | July 22</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><a title="" href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1500x/ut/utiq6i7gbb1n4j5t.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1500x/ut/utiq6i7gbb1n4j5t.jpg">&nbsp;</a></p><p>It's summer studio review time at the Woodbury University School of Architecture! The Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury's Burbank campus is hosting an impressive roster of five parallel studio reviews, some starting as early as 9:30am, others stretching over the course of the afternoon hours. Don't miss it.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7902/film-screening-desert-maverick-the-singular-architecture-of-william-f-cody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desert Maverick: The Singular Architecture of William F....</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957588/provocative-architecture-debating-series-turncoats-goes-international Provocative architecture debating series Turncoats goes international Eleanor Marshall 2016-07-13T11:46:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T19:37:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mt/mtkif3mm4unjzp06.jpg" width="514" height="295" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Debates are rubbish. We've all been there: a panel of similar people with similar views taking it in turns to talk at length about their similar work - too polite, too deferential, too dull. At best they are lukewarm love-ins, critically impotent, elitist and stuffy. Turncoats is a shot in the arm.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Turncoats, a provocative architectural debating society that originated in London last year, has expanded to Scotland, the USA, Canada and Serbia, with more cities in the pipeline. The London originators have turned the premise into a franchise, inviting cities to apply for free and start a Turncoats debate series.&nbsp;The aim is to start confrontational and challenging architectural debate, and make it free for anyone who wants to listen. The premise of a Turncoats debate is the presentation of two opposing&nbsp;<a href="http://turncoats.world/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'theatrically provocative opening gambits'</a>, then, in the spirit of its name the opposing parties switch sides.&nbsp;</p><p>I attended <a href="http://www.turncoats.world/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'Rip it Up and Start Again'</a>, held in Glasgow, Scotland last week. In the Turncoats tradition, mobile phones are placed in envelopes to prohibit recording and a 'shot in the dark' of tequila and a Turncoats badge is offered on arrival. The debate was held in an old glue factory, and the panel consisted of industry professionals arguing for and against the architec...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149957232/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-07-12T03:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:46:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/he/hek0y5t3nimodh2a.jpg" width="514" height="291" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Though it seems in London, school is now &lsquo;out for summer&rsquo;, that doesn&rsquo;t mean that things have slowed down! This week there are some great exhibitions to visit on days when the weather isn&rsquo;t as fine as we would hope, and some tours, talks, and workshops to let you delve right into the architecture of our city.</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/7890/exhibition-the-giant-dolls-house-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Giant Doll&rsquo;s House Project | Open now until July 15</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/a0/a0egxxjtxtjbrhrp.jpg"></p><p>In this project, architects and children have created rooms to be combined to create a giant &lsquo;Doll&rsquo;s House&rsquo; for the exhibition in this South West gallery, which aims to raise funds and awareness for Shelter. This installation project, through its whimsical interpretation of the home, explores hopes and ideas in the context of domesticity.</p><p>Conceived and developed by architect Catja de Haas, this project has seen architects and children creating spaces in shoeboxes, which reveal context and influences of the maker as well as s...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956862/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-11T14:30:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:40:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pv/pvpahi7n9oegrbcv.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The longer days of summer are here in sunny SoCal. Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles, or where other design-inclined folks are gathering in the Greater LA region? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of engaging lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other events around town worth knowing about.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/bustler-weekly-event-picks/118688" 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 LA picks.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7787/median" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MEDIAN | Opening on July 14</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/k1/k156f755nr2nkp15.jpg"></p><p>Presented by LA Forum, MEDIAN is an immersive and captivating experience that recasts one of LA's most sacred communions&ndash;driving. Created by LA-based Collective Artist Collective, the installation projects videos on the gallery walls from the perspective of someone on (fittingly) a road median. Take an off-road moment on the road at WUHO gallery for MEDIAN's opening on July 14.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7826/pasadena-heritage-colorado-street-bridge-party" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pasadena Heritage Colorado S...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956860/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-11T12:59:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T17:37:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ee/ee1p37l1unwhja9s.jpg" width="514" height="343" 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 thought-provoking lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other happenings around town worth knowing about.</p><p>Check back regularly so you don't miss out! Have a look at our selection of NYC events for July 11-18.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7883/manhattanhenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manhattanhenge | July 12</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/xa/xalj7vvs4lkr10rc.jpg"><em>Photo: Grisha Levit/Flickr</em></p><p>Popularized by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, &ldquo;Manhattanhenge&rdquo; &mdash; sometimes called the Manhattan Solstice &mdash; happens twice every summer when the setting sun is perfectly aligned with the east-west streets of Manhattan's street grid.&nbsp;Snap some sweet Instagram-worthy photos of the celestial event over at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, which will keep its gates open afte...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956752/affordable-spaces-for-london-s-creative-industry-by-urban-acupuncture Affordable spaces for London's creative industry by Urban Acupuncture Ellen Hancock 2016-07-08T11:18:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T15:48:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e7/e7e89689781f116b4f8340a0700fcde2.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The duo asked themselves the question if London will still be the capital of creativity, arts and crafts in 10 years time. Rising rents for residential and work spaces, combined with an&nbsp;increasingly unaffordable education system, are making the city less and less accessible. According to Boano and Pri&scaron;montas, London has always been a center for creativity,&nbsp;but the recent financial pressures have turned &lsquo;creativity&rsquo; into an industry that can only be joined by people who are able to afford&nbsp;it.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ab/ab4f6d0e76b8daa4724a53972c466495.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2a/2ac26e7c3912bb83065bde25f262585a.jpg"></p><p>At this unstable time, the capital's creative industry must be entrepreneurial and work together to remain the best, are we up to the challenge? Read more stories of ingenuity in the UK here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149956491/the-hive-pavilion-moves-to-kew-gardens" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Hive pavilion moves to Kew Gardens</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149956114/digital-elytrons-latest-architecture-technology-at-the-v-a-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Digital Elytrons. Latest Architecture Technology at the V &amp; A Museum.</a></li><li><a href="http://RIBA%20reveals%2046%20stunning%20projects%20as%202016%20National%20Awardees" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RIBA reveals 46 stunning projects as 2016 National Awardees</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149951999/allies-and-morrison-propose-an-alternative-to-the-garden-bridge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allies and Morrison propose an alternative to the garden bridge</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149951735/london-revives-co-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London revives co-housing</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956610/national-trust-to-show-the-beauty-of-croydon National Trust to show the beauty of Croydon kplatzgummer 2016-07-08T03:27:00-04:00 >2016-07-18T05:26:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5vesb4p5k63qd1hf.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bowie hated it. Peep Show besmirched it. The London suburb may get a bad rap in popular culture, but now there is the chance to see a different side. [...] Watson is helping to organise tours of Croydon taking in architectural highlights such as NLA House (now No 1 Croydon), sometimes known as the &lsquo;threepenny bit&rsquo;; [...] The National Trust is turning to Croydon after its successful tours of London&rsquo;s brutalist concrete buildings, places it argues should be cherished as much as Croydon&rsquo;s towers.</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/149956491/the-hive-pavilion-moves-to-kew-gardens The Hive pavilion moves to Kew Gardens Ose Etomi 2016-07-07T12:38:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T14:21:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l5/l5vewuvoyhi7nwms.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Kew Gardens has been home to many notable sculptures and architectural pieces such as Henry Moore&rsquo;s &ldquo;Reclining Mother and Child&rdquo; and Marks Barfield Architect&rsquo;s &ldquo;Tree Top Walkway&rdquo;. So it was no surprise when it was chosen to showcase &ldquo;The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/126426103/a-peek-into-the-uk-s-beehive-inspired-pavilion-for-milan-expo-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hive</a>&rdquo;.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ik/ik1gpkl2hkzjvhcp.jpg"></p><p>The Hive is the award-wining pavilion designed by artist Wolfgang Buttress and built by architectural practice BDP and engineers Simmonds Studio. It was first created for the 2015 Milan Expo where it attracted over 3.3 million visitors and became one of the main attractions. It is the first structure to be brought back to Britain after an Expo.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r2/r28i05sg3gj8fok3.jpg"></p><p>The Hive brings together art, science, sound and landscape representing the important relationship between bee and human.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k9/k9ecdphr69q0erd9.jpg"></p><p>Prompted by the theme "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" the Hive seeks to showcase the relationship between humans and bees. It&rsquo;s outer structure is made from aluminum rods arranged hexagonally in a honeycomb fashion. The porous construction mimics the whirlwind motion made by a sw...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956241/arcsoc-university-of-cambridge-summer-exhibition ArcSoc (University of Cambridge) Summer Exhibition Anna Jenkin 2016-07-07T01:36:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T14:28:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/jou3u3zs6art40m9.jpg" width="514" height="731" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>The University of Cambridge Department of Architecture (ArcSoc) is proud to host their annual exhibition at the Bargehouse (SE1 9PH) from the 14th-17th July (Press preview, 6pm, Thursday 14th July). The Summer Show is the culmination of a year&rsquo;s design work in the studios and is entirely student curated, designed and run. From the initial explorations of first years to the final schemes of their graduates, the ethos of their work is grounded in context and collaboration across the school.</em></strong></p><p>The exhibition will run until the 17th July, including&nbsp;lectures from alumni and on the 16th July, prospective students will be invited to attend talks by current students and studio tutors. Alongside the drawings and models, there will be pavilions and extracurricular artwork to showcase our students&rsquo; many talents.</p><p>ArcSoc is an entirely student-run society. We raise funds for the exhibition by hosting a variety of events in Cambridge throughout the year, from drawing classes that support the universi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956114/digital-elytrons-latest-architecture-technology-at-the-v-a-museum Digital Elytrons. Latest Architecture Technology at the V & A Museum. kplatzgummer 2016-07-06T04:48:00-04:00 >2016-07-18T04:26:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6bzz2pm9j7sfqj3g.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Todays, pavilions are an omnipresent type of building. Unburdened to a certain degree from constraints of conventional architectures, such as program or function, pavilion designs offer architects a reign of technological and formal possibilities. Architects are commissioned for designs, in which speculation, provocation and experimentation is allowed, or even more, it is requested. Currently, visitors of Victoria &amp; Albert Museum, run in the courtyard into an exemplary architecture experiment, posing a radical statement for contemporary digital architecture technology.</p><p>The Elytra Filament Pavilion, designed by a team of architects and engineers around Achim Menges from the Universities of Stuttgart and Munich, demonstrates a visionary for a yet to be determined digital future in the building industry. Within the context of the exhibition "Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design", the museum's courtyard has been turned into a test ground for the latest emerg...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149956100/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-07-06T03:00:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T23:02:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tf/tfgo9cejki5fy1x0.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week, though July is still struggling to shine through the grey, London&rsquo;s cultural scene is heating up nicely. London Art Week brings with it an incredible chance not only to see some interesting work, but to meet and discuss ideas with a wonderful group of people. Though many will have already jetted off to explore overseas, summer exhibitions in London can be a &lsquo;get-away&rsquo; in themselves.</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/7874/alternative-careers-in-architecture-writing-and-journalism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alternative Careers in Architecture: Writing and Journalism | July 7</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gd/gdxbf2qbo1ixkavj.jpg"></p><p>It is a phrase often repeated, especially to graduates: not all those who studied architecture go on to design buildings.</p><p>This series of talks explores the paths less travelled by those leaving architectural education. Thursday&rsquo;s talk is the fourth in this series and will be exploring the current state of writing in the architecture field. The season of talks have been varied in theme, and informative; giving voice to the alter...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955510/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-05T13:34:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T01:36:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cn/cncnbkxlajudubhi.jpg" width="514" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The longer days of summer are here in sunny SoCal. Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles, or where other design-inclined folks are gathering in the Greater LA region? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of engaging lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other events around town worth knowing about.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/bustler-weekly-event-picks/118688" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out on our latest event recommendations. See what intriguing exhibitions are in LA right now.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7832/border-bang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Border Bang | Opening on July 9</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/op/opta4hsopaitz0us.jpg"></p><p>Discussions of the US/Mexico border tend to be highly charged &ndash; particularly in today's political climate (and for good reason). Often lost in these conversations is how the border itself is the site of a rich and complex culture. The animator Jorge R. Gutierrez has created a "love letter" to the California/Tijuana border and the bootleg items sold there, "telling viewers and consumers ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955506/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-07-05T13:26:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T01:36:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ql/ql6s4ljyz91gmg1j.jpg" width="514" height="317" 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 thought-provoking lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other happenings around town worth knowing about.</p><p>Check back regularly so you don't miss out! Have a look at our selection of NYC events for July 4-11.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7840/rhino-and-grasshopper-summer-workshops" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rhino and Grasshopper summer workshops | July 1-August 2</a><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7840/rhino-and-grasshopper-summer-workshops" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">6</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/x9/x9ex41x0d8uxtymy.jpg"><em>Screenshot via Wissam Wahbeh/YouTube</em></p><p>Sure, school may be out, but now's a great time to concretize those 3D modeling skills. Whether you need a fast-paced approach to the basics, or want to learn some special tips and tricks, check out these two-day and month-long classes to see if they're right for you.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7864/folly-2016-sticks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Folly 2016: Sticks | Opening on July 9</a></strong><strong>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/77/77kdas0h5a2ywesl.jpg"></p><p>J...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955940/thomas-heatherwick-awarded-honorary-fellowship-by-goldsmiths-university-of-london Thomas Heatherwick awarded Honorary Fellowship by Goldsmiths, University of London Ellen Hancock 2016-07-05T10:47:00-04:00 >2016-07-05T10:47:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/85/85tcou9g5d3k9dpd.jpg" width="514" height="599" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Heatherwick who founded Heatherwick Studio in 1994 has been recognised for his 'innovative' contribution to the architecture and design field.&nbsp;</p><p>Writer and Goldsmiths lecturer Adam Mars-Jones, who will introduce Goldsmiths&rsquo; new Honorands to the stage over four graduation ceremonies this July, says:<em>&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;Thomas Heatherwick has a multi-disciplinary approach, a practice of looking<br>at things afresh and moving in unexpected directions, so that the resulting objects are both elegant design solutions and examples of lateral thinking made visible.&rdquo;</em><br>&nbsp;</p><p>His best known projects include the Olympic Cauldron for the London 2012 Olympic Games and the New Bus for London. In 2013 he was awarded a CBE for his services to design.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955774/overcrowding-on-london-s-canals Overcrowding on London's canals Ellen Hancock 2016-07-04T11:39:00-04:00 >2016-07-22T12:46:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e1/e15522085c37aec7f24f7f4b6e7e9c70.jpg" width="514" height="340" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I&rsquo;m no longer a boater, and when I took a walk around the canal recently, I discovered that London&rsquo;s canals have hundreds more boats than before, many in temporary moorings &ndash; constant cruisers that have to move every two weeks. Twenty years ago, you could walk from Little Venice to the Sainsbury&rsquo;s at Kensal Green and barely see a moored boat. Now, they are two abreast almost the entire way, on both sides of the canal.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Find out more about how the housing crisis is affecting London:</p><ul><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149954374/brexit-will-put-even-more-strain-on-towns-already-pressed-for-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brexit will put even more strain on towns already pressed for housing</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149952296/how-elevators-could-fix-the-affordable-housing-crisis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How elevators could fix the affordable housing crisis</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149951735/london-revives-co-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London revives co-housing</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149947731/to-live-in-london-you-can-t-be-a-londoner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">To live in London you can't be a Londoner</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955398/sadiq-khan-names-justine-simons-deputy-mayor-for-culture Sadiq Khan names Justine Simons deputy mayor for culture Ellen Hancock 2016-07-01T11:46:00-04:00 >2016-07-14T01:30:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/88/88a3e4bd7d19bf26ba6847abd28ce5c9.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Top figures from the cultural world applauded the appointment of Justine Simons, 45, by Mayor Sadiq Khan, who handed her responsibility for firms working in film, music, video games, crafts and publishing. She said: &ldquo;My lifelong belief is that creativity can transform lives and places. &ldquo;Culture is part of London&rsquo;s DNA. It&rsquo;s a big reason so many of us choose to visit and live here, it generates billions for our economy and gives London its unique character and dynamism.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read more articles on the topic here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149955151/julia-peyton-jones-discusses-her-legacy-and-leaving-the-serpentine-gallery" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Peyton-Jones discusses her legacy and leaving the Serpentine Gallery</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149954374/brexit-will-put-even-more-strain-on-towns-already-pressed-for-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brexit will put even more strain on towns already pressed for housing</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149953793/architects-react-to-shocking-eu-referendum-result" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects react to shocking EU referendum result</a></li><li><a href="http://%22The%20most%20useless%20totem%20pole%20of%20mayoral%20hubris%22:%20Oliver%20Wainwright%20rides%20the%20ArcelorMittal%20Orbit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"The most useless totem pole of mayoral hubris": Oliver Wainwright rides the ArcelorMittal Orbit</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149955151/julia-peyton-jones-discusses-her-legacy-and-leaving-the-serpentine-gallery Julia Peyton-Jones discusses her legacy and leaving the Serpentine Gallery Ellen Hancock 2016-06-30T11:45:00-04:00 >2016-07-03T01:30:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d0/d0a9c86b8adec0639101b2d322d0eb95.jpg" width="514" height="513" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The London art world won&rsquo;t be quite the same after July 8. That&rsquo;s the day Julia Peyton-Jones is finally taking her leave of the Serpentine Gallery&nbsp;where she has been director since 1991. Over 25 years, she has overseen a programme that, bearing in mind the organisation&rsquo;s relatively diminutive scale, has punched well above its weight with exhibitions that have included everything from Helen Chadwick&rsquo;s unforgettable bubbling chocolate fountain to Marina Abramovi&#263;&rsquo;s 512 hour-long performance piece.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read relating articles here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149950793/inside-barkow-leibinger-s-serpentine-pavilion-summer-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside Barkow Leibinger's Serpentine Pavilion Summer House</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149950420/twists-and-turns-big-s-serpentine-pavilion-and-the-new-summer-houses-on-archinect-sessions-67" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twists and Turns: BIG's Serpentine Pavilion and the new Summer Houses on Archinect Sessions #67</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149950585/inside-asif-khan-s-serpentine-pavilion-summer-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside Asif Khan's Serpentine Pavilion Summer House</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149950016/possibly-the-serpentine-s-most-impressive-pavilion-yet-olly-wainwright-on-big-s-serpentine-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Possibly the Serpentine's most impressive pavilion yet": Olly Wainwright on BIG's Serpentine Pavilion</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954309/reminder-the-2016-aa-summer-dlab-orange-application-deadline-is-july-11 REMINDER: The 2016 AA Summer DLAB: ORANGE application deadline is July 11! Sponsor 2016-06-29T15:11:00-04:00 >2016-07-03T01:29:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nd/nd6091mfozlq4wg0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://summerdlab.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em><strong><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/4y/4yeri5eczuzwnhwt.png"></strong></em></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://summerdlab.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Summer DLAB 2016</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Summer DLAB experiments with the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large scale digital fabrication tools. Continuing its color based agenda, Summer DLAB immerses in &lsquo;orange&rsquo; for its 2016 cycle, as a starting point to investigate principles of natural formation processes and interpret them as innovative architectonic spaces. These concepts are carefully interwoven with spatial, performance-based, and structural criteria in order to create full-scale working prototypes.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6k/6khvffokapou0u0x.jpg"></p><p>The three-week long programme is formulated as a two-phase process. During the two-week initial phase, participants benefit from the unique atmosphere and facilities of AA&rsquo;s London home. The second phase, lasting for a week, shifts to AA Hooke Park and revolves around the fabrication and assembly of a full-scale architectural intervention realized by the use of robotic fabrication techniques in AA&rsquo;s Hooke Park premises.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/br/brnmz0ta4he57ju1.jpg"></p><p>Prominent Features ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954601/a-dinosaur-a-flying-saucer-a-rock-garden-parasite-2-0-s-installation-for-yap-maxxi A dinosaur, a flying saucer, a rock garden: Parasite 2.0's installation for YAP MAXXI Nicholas Korody 2016-06-28T14:14:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T11:07:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/21/21seubrujuftrd7p.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Most Americans know MoMA&rsquo;s Young Architect&rsquo;s Program (YAP) through its annual summer festival in the MoMA PS1 courtyard in Long Island City, but they also have an impressive international program. For the Roman edition of the program, this year&rsquo;s winner, studio Parasite 2.0, installed a giant green dinosaur, a neon flying saucer, and other peculiar objects in the sunlit courtyard of the Zaha Hadid-designed MAXXI Museum.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bh/bh9ow72x5jd6e9co.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i6/i6j15k2bcrgq5ebt.jpg"></p><p>Entitled MAXXI <em>Temporary School: the museum is a school. A school is a battleground</em>,<em> </em>the installation is composed of three sets made of wood, recycled rubber and metal. One of the sets has two walls rising from a star-shaped podium accessible by a tunnel. Another comprises a rock garden, a rainbow, and the flying saucer. In the third, a dinosaur spout water alongside images of the planet Saturn and Easter Island moan.</p><p>&ldquo;Fantastical settings, references from diverse cultures, fragments of nature and pop-up details providing backdrops for visitors&rsquo; thousand-like selfies: ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954556/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-06-28T12:12:00-04:00 >2016-06-28T12:21:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z3/z3zo8prnd0c0wczp.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's been a strange week. With London still in shocked disbelief after <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149953793/architects-react-to-shocking-eu-referendum-result" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the referendum result</a>, it&rsquo;s probably better to channel our energy into something a bit more positive, and to focus on what can be created in our vibrant city. The week ahead holds lots of community based events, focused on bringing people together and creating all-inclusive developments and spaces. As an ongoing theme in London's architecture circles, the importance of community is central to any good proposal or idea.</p><p>It is also worth noting that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149953213/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">many degree shows</a> are still open, and their optimistic design and positive energy is not only refreshing, but what I feel everyone needs a bit of right now.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> to keep up to date with the city&rsquo;s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7825/what-is-community-powered-by-pechakucha" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What is Community? Powered by PechaKucha | June 28</a></strong></p><p>This event is a great opportunity to hear about ideas surrounding community improvement in a light-hearted setting. Hosted by the NLA and Bespoke, it is sure to be ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954303/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-06-27T14:07:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T14:05:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lj/ljxd3750g3pbjsiu.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Don't let the sweltering summer heat curb your creative inspiration. Curious where to find interesting&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architecture-related happenings</a>&nbsp;in Los Angeles, or where other design-inclined folks are gathering in the Greater LA region? Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of engaging lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other events around town worth knowing about.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/bustler-weekly-event-picks/118688" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. For this week's event recommendations, stop by these ongoing exhibitions while they're still in LA!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7779/reigning-men-fashion-in-menswear-1715-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715&ndash;2015 | Open now until August 2</a></strong><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7779/reigning-men-fashion-in-menswear-1715-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/9i/9ip8d980yqlz7o21.jpg"></p><p>Take a long look at over 200 menswear looks from LACMA's collection, featuring 300 years of design history in fashion. From the influence of uniforms to the exploration of gender identity, the exhibition is a rich showcase of how men fashion has helped create the modern man.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7777/refugee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">REFUGEE | Open now until August 21</a></strong><strong>, re...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149954280/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-06-27T12:34:00-04:00 >2016-06-27T12:48:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/pylp9x0lk1h0pg51.jpg" width="514" height="338" 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 thought-provoking lectures, discussions, upcoming exhibitions and ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other happenings around town worth knowing about.</p><p>Check back regularly so you don't miss out! Have a look at our selection of NYC events for&nbsp;June 27-July 4.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7813/design-in-the-age-of-efficiency" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design in the Age of Efficiency | June 2</a></strong><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7813/design-in-the-age-of-efficiency" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">7</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/et/etezmzqktqlzai0k.jpg"><em>Photo: Jay Gorman</em></p><p>Back in 1922, Hugh Ferriss made a series of drawings that illustrated the effects of the 1916 Zoning Code, among the most stringent in the world at the time. Form follows policy, so to speak &ndash; even if architects dream of blank slates. This is just as true today and particularly after New York passed legislation that mandates some of the highest-efficiency buildings around. ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953807/riba-release-a-statement-following-eu-referendum-result RIBA release a statement following EU referendum result Ellen Hancock 2016-06-24T12:38:00-04:00 >2016-07-02T00:37:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c5/c5ovlsly4ml7k6ng.jpg" width="514" height="194" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>RIBA President Jane Duncan said:</strong></p><p><em>&ldquo;The RIBA is a global organisation that supports its members, validates schools of architecture and champions the importance of a quality built environment around the world. UK architecture talent is incredibly resilient and we will continue to ensure that our profession has a bright future, whatever the operating environment.</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;Clearly there is uncertainty about the timescales and impact on a range of issues important to our industry including free movement in the EU for architects as well as students, trading and material sourcing, inward investment relationships, EU procurement rules and the effect on the construction sector if restrictions are placed on EU migration.</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;In common with other UK businesses and organisations, the RIBA is assessing the short and longer term effect of the withdrawal on our members and the Institute and we will provide further guidance in due course.</em></p><p><em>&ldquo;Most importantly, we will work with colleagues in industry and government t...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953793/architects-react-to-shocking-eu-referendum-result Architects react to shocking EU referendum result Ellen Hancock 2016-06-24T11:02:00-04:00 >2016-07-04T11:19:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/ogtzjyn0r9soc39l.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>All the progress we have made will now be put on hold and the government&rsquo;s attention will be diverted while we try and work out how to deal with Brexit. - Rob Naybour, Weston Williamson + Partners</p></em><br /><br /><p>Today marks a historic turning point for the UK and European Union - the UK has voted to quit the EU. What lays ahead no one is really sure; Cameron has already resigned this morning and discussions for a second Scottish referendum have begun.&nbsp;</p><p>The majority within the architecture industry have strongly and vocally supported the Remain campaign celebrating the integral role the EU has played in inspiring and funding creative projects, free movement and the benefits of an internal single market. Most importantly community; a community based on respect and support that derived from the desolate situation after World War Two that at its core believed in humanity.</p><p>The referendum has revealed some alarming results about the state of the UK, a very clearly divided country. However the decision has been made and we must now face up to these consequences, we must now address what kind of a nation we want to be.</p><p>We asked top architects for their reactions to the result and how they think it wil...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953114/this-weekend-re-imagine-modern-at-dwell-on-design-june-24-26 This weekend: (re)imagine modern at Dwell on Design, June 24-26 Sponsor 2016-06-22T15:15:00-04:00 >2016-06-22T20:21:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x6/x60aytvyiwuqzod3.jpg" width="514" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://la.dwellondesign.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dwell on Design</a>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>In just two short days, Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), the largest design event on the West Coast, will kick off its eleventh and best show yet. Packed with inspiring onstage content, high-end designer home tours, live demos, art installations, consultations and feature areas, including the highly-anticipated Dwell Outdoor curated by famed Australian-born designer Jamie Durie, Dwell on Design LA at the Los Angeles Convention Center will be the place to be June 24-26. For hours, tickets and additional event information, visit <a href="http://la.dwellondesign.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">la.dwellondesign.com</a>.</p><p><strong>LEARN FROM DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE EXPERTS</strong></p><p>Don&rsquo;t miss renowned architect and keynote speaker <strong>Sou Fujimoto </strong>Friday June 24 at 6:00 PM, whose innovative residential structures and institutional projects represent a fresh approach to the relationship between architectural space and the human body.</p><p>Lectures and panels with actor <strong>Gary Sinise</strong>, architect <strong>Matthew Hufft</strong>, co-creator of Morpholio<strong> Toru Hasegawa</strong>,...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149953213/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-06-22T12:51:00-04:00 >2016-06-28T12:18:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9djt5ylgvdthvh35.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It is now officially the start of summer and although as always the UK weather is rather tempestuous, this week&rsquo;s London picks, come rain or shine, are guaranteed to cheer you up. Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> compiled a snappy list of thought-provoking lectures, upcoming exhibitions as well as ongoing ones you might have not heard about yet, and other noteworthy happenings around town that are not to be missed.&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/bustler-weekly-event-picks/118688" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with the city&rsquo;s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p>For this week's event picks, contributor&nbsp;<a href="http://uk.archinect.com/abigailbanfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Abigail Banfield</a>&nbsp;shared her suggestions:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7782/london-festival-of-architecture-virtual-reality-show" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Virtual Reality &amp; The Built Environment | June 22</strong></a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/an/ang95c7n9gxkcwx5.jpg"></p><p>This is an opportunity to learn more and to see a demonstration of how virtual reality is becoming more of an integral part of the architectural field. This technology has the potential to transform the way that design decisions are made, and how the public are able to interact with schemes in early stages. This is an open &amp; free event from VMI studio ...</p>