Archinect - News 2017-07-21T22:45:48-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/150018247/the-chicago-architecture-biennial-announces-special-projects The Chicago Architecture Biennial announces special projects Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-18T20:01:00-04:00 >2017-07-21T01:22:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tf/tfeox71im7fkix7n.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/815274/2017-chicago-architecture-biennial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial</a> will be open to the public and on view from September 16, 2017, through January 7, 2018 at the Chicago Cultural Center, located in downtown <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4611/chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago</a>.<br></p> <p><em>The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) announces special projects, including a <a href="http://archinect.com/so-il" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SO-IL</a> and Ana Prva&#269;ki collaboration and a <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/93865/francois-perrin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Francois Perrin</a> installation at the Garfield Park Conservatory, a new performance artwork by Gerard &amp; Kelly at the Farnsworth House, and James Welling photographs and Gerard &amp; Kelly videos at the City Gallery in the Historic Water Tower.&nbsp;</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150017025/paris-and-los-angeles-to-host-the-summer-olympics-in-2024-and-2028 Paris and Los Angeles to host the Summer Olympics in 2024 and 2028 Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-11T16:53:00-04:00 >2017-07-11T16:54:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y7/y7ngmc8turnmtzqi.jpg" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&#8203;The rare decision to name the hosts of separate Games simultaneously &mdash; established with a unanimous vote of I.O.C. members on Tuesday &mdash; is an effort by the organization to counter diminished interest shown by democratic nations in hosting the Olympics amid exorbitant costs, white-elephant stadiums, widespread corruption, rampant doping and limited appeal to the youth audience.&#8203;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Delegates of International Olympic Committee will vote on future hosting cities on Sept. 13 in Lima, Peru. "Paris is favored to hold the Games in 2024, the centenary of the last time it hosted the Olympics, while Los Angeles is expected to hold the Summer Games for a third time in 2028." Paris and Los Angeles remain the only cities bidding to host the 2024 Olympics&nbsp;after withdrawals of Boston, Rome, Budapest and Hamburg, Germany.</p> <p>The cities are also expected to demonstrate efforts in reforming the Olympics in reducing prohibitive costs in staging the Games by&nbsp;using mostly existing and temporary facilities.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150016839/the-parthenon-of-books-is-constructed-with-100-000-banned-books-at-historic-nazi-book-burning-site 'The Parthenon of Books' is constructed with 100,000 banned books at historic Nazi book burning site Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-10T19:50:00-04:00 >2017-07-11T14:02:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qv/qv63b0vs9pxy838f.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Parthenon of Books in Kassel, Germany is part of the Documenta 14 art festival. With the help of students from Kassel University, Minuj&iacute;n identified over 170 titles that were or are banned in different countries around the world, and constructed the full-size replica of the iconic temple from those books, plastic sheeting, and steel.</p></em><br /><br /><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/99/99shdvzxb85l329y.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/99/99shdvzxb85l329y.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Photo: alexgorlin</figcaption></figure><p>Created by Argentinian artist Marta Minuj&iacute;n, 74,&nbsp;the&nbsp;monumental replica of Greek Parthenon consists of 100,000 banned books and symbolizes the resistance to political repression.&nbsp;<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/6c/6c302atn7jkhami8.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/6c/6c302atn7jkhami8.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>The Parthenon of Books taking shape in Kassel. Photo by Rosa Ruehling</figcaption></figure> http://archinect.com/news/article/150016793/the-new-exhibition-at-the-national-building-museum-architecture-of-an-asylum-explores-the-links-between-mental-health-and-architecture The new exhibition at the National Building Museum, 'Architecture of an Asylum', explores the links between mental health and architecture Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-10T17:58:00-04:00 >2017-07-10T18:00:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vd/vd2lpvo4py9byo4h.jpg" width="650" height="418" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dix made sure the hospital that became St. Elizabeths in 1916 had heat, tall arched windows and screened sleeping porches where patients could catch summer breezes. Photos, models and floor plans included in the museum exhibit show handsome brick buildings &mdash; with towers, high ceilings, open space and river views.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Washington's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/136078/national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a>&nbsp;features an exhibit that tells the story of architecture of St. Elizabeths or, as originally named upon its opening in 1855, the Government Hospital for the Insane.&nbsp;</p> <p>Started by Dorothea Dix, the 19th century reformer who fought for the facility to represent healthier standards for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/122656/mental-health" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">mental health</a> treatment, the history of the federally-operated hospital bears traces of America's changing healthcare system, evolving theories of how to care for the mentally ill, as well as the later reconfiguration of the campus as a federal workplace and mixed-use urban development.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/fo/fo3tgiea8vtp79b0.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/fo/fo3tgiea8vtp79b0.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>The porches of the 1890s Allison Buildings, shown above in 1910, were later enclosed to provide more space for patient beds. Image courtesy of National Building Museum</figcaption></figure><p>"Some things cannot be cured," says Denise Everson, an architect in the D.C. area who specializes in design and health. "But I think humane treatment &mdash; I think, creative treatment &mdash; is where we should go as a community, as...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150015811/aric-chen-of-m-receives-top-design-curator-award-at-the-inaugural-design-prize-in-milan Aric Chen of M+ receives top Design Curator Award at the inaugural Design Prize in Milan Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-03T15:59:00-04:00 >2017-07-05T13:46:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2a/2ai6gvz4iuqpgyf0.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Launched this year, The Design Prize is an annual awards program, organised by the media outlets designboom and Abitare under the auspices of the City of Milan.<br></p> <p>Aric Chen, a lead curator for Design and Architecture at one of the world's largest&nbsp;visual art museum, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/299821/m" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M+</a> in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/37093/hong-kong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hong Kong</a>&nbsp;has been named the winner in the Design Curator and Design Critic category.&nbsp;Since joining M+ in 2012, Chen has led the museum&rsquo;s efforts in building its design and architecture collection, which currently includes approximately 3,000 works out of a total of more than 6,000. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76048999/herzog-de-meuron-tfp-farrells-win-m-at-west-kowloon-cultural-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The museum building</a>, designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/577/herzog-de-meuron" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron</a>, is scheduled to open in 2019.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150015035/the-harvard-gsd-unveils-restored-richard-rogers-wimbledon-house-in-london The Harvard GSD unveils restored Richard Rogers’ Wimbledon House in London Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-28T13:25:00-04:00 >2017-06-28T14:54:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o3/o3arosfipswxednr.jpg" width="650" height="447" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Wimbledon house in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/722/london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>, UK, designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/3917/richard-rogers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lord Rogers</a>&nbsp;in&nbsp;1968,&nbsp;was&nbsp;gifted to <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard Graduate School of Design</a> in 2015 to provide both a residence for the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149973352/want-to-live-and-work-in-richard-rogers-wimbledon-house-apply-to-harvard-s-new-richard-rogers-fellowship" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Rogers Fellowship</a>, and&nbsp;GSD's new&nbsp;venue for lectures, symposia, and other events. Restored by British architect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/680811/philip-gumuchdjian" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Philip Gumuchdjian</a> and landscape architect Todd Longstaffe-Gowan&nbsp;since 2015, the house premiered yesterday, on June 27.</p> <p>Philip Gumuchdjian, commented &ldquo;Parkside is&nbsp;not just an iconic, flexible machine for living, nor simply a historic experimental building that foretold the architect&rsquo;s future work; it was also a home with a unique memory, patina, and aura. Conserving these qualities within a wholly refurbished twenty-first-century building tailored to Harvard&rsquo;s new use was our aim and hopefully the achievement of the team&rsquo;s work.&rdquo;</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/db/db3waduryteb8azt.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/db/db3waduryteb8azt.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Richard Rogers&rsquo;s Wimbledon House. Photograph by Iwan Baan. Courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Design.</figcaption></figure><p>Todd Longstaffe-Gowan, whom re-designed the garden context&nbsp; from the street front...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150014923/the-norton-museum-of-art-celebrates-construction-milestone-of-its-expansion-designed-by-foster-partners The Norton Museum of Art celebrates construction milestone of its expansion designed by Foster + Partners Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-28T10:14:00-04:00 >2017-06-29T14:17:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ih/ih28f87ilkhq7c69.jpg" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Today, on June 27, 2017, leaders from the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/547741/norton-museum-of-art" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Norton Museum of Art</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/gilbane" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gilbane Building Company</a> along with&nbsp;museum's staff and more than 100 construction workers attended a topping off ceremony for the museum&rsquo;s $100 million expansion project designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/wi/wit58p54x98dgruq.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/wi/wit58p54x98dgruq.jpg"></a></p> <figure><p><em>&ldquo;We are thrilled to achieve this major construction milestone and are grateful to everyone who is helping us realize The New Norton. The expansion will allow the Museum to better serve the more than 100,000 annual visitors who attend exhibitions and programming, including the 12,000 schoolchildren the Norton educates each year,&rdquo;</em>&mdash;said executive Director Hope Alswang.<em>&ldquo;The New Norton is a transformative project for the Palm Beach County community and beyond. The new building has not only contributed jobs to our local community, it will also give our county a landmark building by an architect of international renown and dramatically expand visitation.&rdquo;&nbsp;</em></p></figure><p>Located at 1451 S Olive ave in West Palms Beach, FL, The Norton is free...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150014804/moma-releases-new-videos-of-jenny-sabin-s-lumen-installation-the-winner-of-2017-young-architects-program MoMA releases new videos of Jenny Sabin's Lumen installation, the winner of 2017 Young Architects Program Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-27T13:34:00-04:00 >2017-07-19T13:57:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hv/hvhl8viegyw13mke.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Jenny Sabin's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149999145/il-lumen-ating-a-conversation-with-jenny-sabin-winner-of-2017-s-moma-ps1-yap" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lumen installation</a>, made up of over a thousand&nbsp;digitally knitted photo luminescent cells that change color in the presence of sunlight, is raised over <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/13791/moma-ps1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA's PS1</a> courtyard and will open today,&nbsp;on June 27. In the recently published videos, the architect explains the development of the 500-pound solar-active canopy and demonstrates its construction and installation process.&nbsp;</p> <p>Can architecture behave like an organism? | LUMEN (360 VR Video) Part 1 of 4 | AT THE MUSEUM<br></p> <p>Digitally knitting a solar-active canopy | LUMEN Part 2 of 4 | AT THE MUSEUM<br></p> <p>Raising a solar-active canopy at MoMA PS1 | LUMEN Part 3 of 4 | AT THE MUSEUM</p> <p><em>"By night, Lumen is knitted light, bathing visitors in a responsive glow of photo-luminescence; by day, Lumen offers succor from the summer heat, immersing participants in delicious ground clouds of cooling mist. Lumen is a socially and environmentally responsive structure that adapts to the densities of bodies, heat, and sunlight. A lightweight knitted ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150014687/paul-discusses-archinect-pasadena-and-last-weekend-s-archinect-sessions-event-for-the-arroyo-seco-weekend-music-festival Paul discusses Archinect, Pasadena and last weekend's Archinect Sessions event for the Arroyo Seco Weekend music festival Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-06-26T20:26:00-04:00 >2017-06-27T00:16:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zq/zqqtw7ikp10p0890.jpg" width="650" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The first ever Arroyo Seco music festival took place this past weekend in Pasadena. Put on by <a href="http://www.goldenvoice.com/#/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Goldenvoice</a>, the entertainment group behind Coachella and FYF among others, this inaugural two-day event saw the likes of Tom Petty and the Alabama Shakes take the stage. Amidst the music, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150013993/archinect-sessions-bureau-spectacular-team-up-at-the-arroyo-seco-weekend-festival-this-saturday-in-pasadena" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect teamed up</a> with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/90423bureau-spectacular-jimenez-lai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jimenez Lai/Bureau Spectacular</a>, to host a series of podcast interviews inside Lai's "Field House" installation. To honor this collaboration and Archinect's presence at the event, Goldenvoice flipped the switch and interviewed Paul Petrunia for <em>their&nbsp;</em>podcast. Take a listen and hear Paul discuss the architectural legacy of Pasadena and our presence at the festival over the weekend.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150013993/archinect-sessions-bureau-spectacular-team-up-at-the-arroyo-seco-weekend-festival-this-saturday-in-pasadena Archinect Sessions & Bureau Spectacular team up at the Arroyo Seco Weekend festival this Saturday in Pasadena Paul Petrunia 2017-06-22T17:45:00-04:00 >2017-06-22T19:24:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3y/3ydn5m2e48mbnixa.jpg" width="650" height="902" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For those of you in the Los Angeles area, you are already aware of the <a href="http://arroyosecoweekend.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arroyo Seco Weekend</a> music festival, taking place in Pasadena this weekend. The festival is a new event hosted by the same people that run <a href="http://coachella.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coachella</a>, <a href="http://deserttrip.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desert Trip</a>, and other amazing art/music/culture events.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this inaugural festival, Archinect has teamed up with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/90423bureau-spectacular-jimenez-lai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jimenez Lai/Bureau Spectacular</a>.&nbsp;Hosted by Archinect's Paul Petrunia and Nicholas Korody, we will&nbsp;be running our 5th Next Up podcasting event inside of Bureau Spectacular's project "Field House."&nbsp;</p> <p>If you're coming to the&nbsp;festival, come by and say hi, or pull up a blanket and stick around for a few to listen to our conversations.&nbsp;<br></p> Lineup &amp; Schedule <ul><li><strong>Mimi Zeiger</strong>: 1 PM<br>Mimi Zeiger is a Los Angeles-based&nbsp;critic, editor and curator that has covered art, architecture, urbanism&nbsp;and design for a number of publications including <em>The New York Times</em>, Domus<em></em>, <em>Architectural Review</em>, and <em>Architect. </em>She&nbsp;is also author of <em>New Museums, Tiny Houses,</em>&nbsp;<em>Micro Green: Tiny&nbsp;Houses i...</em></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/150013617/yale-students-are-raising-awareness-about-homelessness-and-affordable-housing Yale students are raising awareness about homelessness and affordable housing Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-20T18:35:00-04:00 >2017-06-20T19:02:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nw/nwci2s0vhcv3qb31.jpg" width="650" height="378" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Inside the pavilion is a long table embedded with exhibits and audio stations telling the stories of people who are either experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless, along with excerpts from data sets, state reports, urban theory, poetry, and literature.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Working&nbsp;with New Haven-based homeless services provider <a href="http://www.columbushouse.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Columbus House</a>,&nbsp;students from the <a href="http://archinect.com/yale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale School of Architecture</a>&nbsp;designed an interactive pavilion that will be featured at this year&rsquo;s festival together with&nbsp;an exhibition of student work in the YSoA architecture gallery showing proposals for affordable two-unit dwellings. </p> <p>&ldquo;The built environment affects us all, and it is our belief that architects and designers have an important role to play in addressing many of the most vexing issues of our time, including the shortage of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/110562/affordable-housing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">affordable housing</a> and making our cities more inclusive," states&nbsp;Deborah Berke, Dean of the YSoA. </p> <p>The pavilion is open to the public 10AM - 4PM through June 24, and the exhibition will be on display Monday-Friday, 9AM - 5PM, and Saturday, 10AM - 5PM. through Aug. 12 at the YSoA gallery, 180 York St.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150013220/oma-s-design-for-2017-australia-s-mpavilion-is-revealed OMA's design for 2017 Australia's MPavilion is revealed Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-19T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-19T00:05:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8x/8xr0xjmvpq0spnha.jpg" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/582637/mpavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MPavilion</a> is an Australian architectural commission and design event that annually erects a new <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/285282/temporary-structures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">temporary</a> pavilion, designed by a&nbsp;leading international architect, in&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/230290/melbourne" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Melbourne</a>&rsquo;s historic Queen Victoria Gardens.<br>This year's structure, designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMA</a>, is inspired by ancient amphitheaters. Blurring the lines between the inside and outside &ndash; and between audience and performer, OMA's pavilion creates a flexible civic space that can function as a stage, auditorium or even a playground. <br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/w7/w77wotambsu7ydgs.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/w7/w77wotambsu7ydgs.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Image courtesy OMA</figcaption></figure><p>Echoing the ideals of amphitheater typology, the pavilion comprises static and dynamic elements that allow for multiple configurations.<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/dt/dt92uc2ertrxplxa.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/dt/dt92uc2ertrxplxa.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Image courtesy OMA</figcaption></figure><p>"The pavilion&rsquo;s ground plan is shaped by two grand stands; one<br>fixed, the other movable, which together determine the setup of the performance space. The larger static grand stand is excavated from the surrounding landscape and embedded in 12 different species of indigenous plants, giving a sense of the Australian setting. The smaller gra...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150012972/machines-don-t-care-a-conversation-about-exhibit-columbus-s-student-built-structures Machines Don't Care; A Conversation about Exhibit Columbus's Student-Built Structures Paul Petrunia 2017-06-15T19:24:00-04:00 >2017-06-15T19:24:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nr/nrhntc6lxgixifvt.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Today&rsquo;s show follows up on <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971254/no-sage-on-stage-exhibit-columbus-shines-loving-light-on-indiana-s-architectural-hotspot-on-archinect-sessions-83" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions episode </a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971254/no-sage-on-stage-exhibit-columbus-shines-loving-light-on-indiana-s-architectural-hotspot-on-archinect-sessions-83" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">83</a>, when we discussed this first year of <a href="http://exhibitcolumbus.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Exhibit Columbus</a>. The inaugural exhibition of Exhibit Columbus opens this summer, on August 26, and will include <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150012751/at-exhibit-columbus-students-get-a-chance-to-test-their-ideas-in-the-real-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">six built structures, designed by teams from six different Midwestern universities</a>, investigating the built environment of Columbus. On today&rsquo;s show, we will be discussing these projects along with Joshua Coggeshall and Janice Shimizu from the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/17716/ball-state-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ball State University</a> team, and Martin Summers from the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/11064/university-of-kentucky" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Kentucky</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150012751/at-exhibit-columbus-students-get-a-chance-to-test-their-ideas-in-the-real-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/x5/x55o9pjh1k327fl9.gif"></a></p><p>Listen to "Machines Don't Care":</p><ul></ul><ul><li><strong>iTunes</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions/id928222819" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to listen</a>, and click the "Subscribe" button below the logo to automatically download new episodes.</li><li><strong>Apple Podcast App (iOS)</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="pcast://archinect.libsyn.com/rss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here to subscribe</a></li><li><strong>SoundCloud</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="http://soundcloud.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here to follow Archinect</a></li><li><strong>RSS</strong>:&nbsp;subscribe&nbsp;with any of your favorite podcasting apps via our RSS feed:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.libsyn.com/rss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://archinect.libsyn.com/rss</a></li><li><strong>Download</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="http://traffic.libsyn.com/archinect/Archinect-Sessions-103.mp3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this episode</a></li></ul><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150012669/tomorrow-art-share-l-a-to-unveil-their-redesign-by-lorcan-o-herlihy-architects Tomorrow — Art Share L.A. to unveil their redesign by Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects Justine Testado 2017-06-14T13:56:00-04:00 >2017-06-14T14:01:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3d/3dn8imsd0qb8p396.jpg" width="650" height="390" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/LOHA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects</a> teamed up with notable non-profit <a href="http://artsharela.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Art Share L.A.</a> to redesign the group's creative art space at the corner of 4th Street and Hewitt, in Downtown Los Angeles' Arts District. Art Share L.A. will officially reveal the new design during an open house tomorrow night, June 15 from 7-10 p.m.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9o/9of3hfb4os8oh4gv.jpg"><br><em>Photo via Art Share L.A.</em></p><p>The open house event will feature a talk by<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150010962/archinect-lax-det-mini-sessions-a-conversation-with-architect-lorcan-o-herlihy-about-his-approach-to-architecture-and-urban-design-in-la-and-detroit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Lorcan O'Herlihy</a>, exhibitions, poetry, and performances. Event is free, but space is limited. RSVP&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-house-discovering-art-share-la-tickets-34582662675" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Here's a quick peek of LOHA's redesign.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mi/mi3nwhgs5wism86h.jpg"><br><em>Entrance. Rendering courtesy Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects.</em></p><p>The redesign for the colorful 28,000 square-foot building features a more flexible, open reconfiguration of&nbsp;galleries, classrooms, a theater, and other multi-functional spaces with live-work studios.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ie/ientcuhm4buscdjs.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1t/1tj6j0my3nqp9je1.jpg"><br><em>Galleries.&nbsp;Renderings courtesy Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c9/c9rjaunbhy2mm6hm.jpg"><br><em>Theater.&nbsp;Rendering courtesy Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9m/9mikwmsklkkxekxd.jpg"><br><em>Proposed plan. Courtesy Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects.</em></p><p>In case you missed it, listen to Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150010962/archinect-lax-det-mini-sessions-a-conversation-with-architect-lorcan-o-herlihy-about-his-approach-to-architecture-and-urban-design-in-la-and-detroit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recent...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150012110/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-06-13T03:30:00-04:00 >2017-06-23T11:31:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fj/fjdreb9d292ifm03.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As we move into the third week of the <a href="http://bustler.net/events/9358/london-festival-of-architecture-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Festival of Architecture</a>, the city is certainly not slowing down in its love for the built environment.&nbsp;Get involved in this week's workshops and exhibitions, which range from drawing London's skyline to eating it.&nbsp;</p><p>Don't miss your very last chance&nbsp;to visit <a href="http://bustler.net/events/search/mies/9087/mies-van-der-rohe-james-stirling-circling-the-square" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Circling the Square</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150000966/review-the-japanese-house-architecture-and-life-after-1945-at-barbican-centre" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Japanese House</a> before they close.</p><p>You can check out all of the best London Festival of Architecture events <a href="http://bustler.net/events/tags/london-festival-of-architecture/27015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150010961/archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s&nbsp;latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/hu/hu4w15htphjsvj3q.jpg"><br><em>Image: HCMA Architecture + Design</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9398/night-time-is-the-right-time" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Night Time Is The Right Time | Until 15 August</a></strong></p><p>In collaboration with the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746233/sadiq-khan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mayor of London</a>, this exhibition and event programme by the The Built Environment Trust explores our city after-hours. Looking at a range of reasons to be up after the sun, including social media and essential maintenance works, the exhibition will question the need and the potential of developing cities to work on a 24-hour basis.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/rz/rzv2ay7xy3luhikz.jpg"><br><em>Image: Anna Parker</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9509/beyond-borders-architecture-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beyond...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150012128/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2017-06-12T15:25:00-04:00 >2017-06-12T15:25:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ul/ulzfy3g9fo7uoj95.jpg" width="650" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's the start of another week in Los Angeles. If you're curious about where design-inclined folks are gathering&nbsp;around town, Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of local architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>&nbsp;that are worth checking out.&nbsp;<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 our latest recommendations.</p><p>Our latest LA event picks put a spotlight on designers and artists&nbsp;re-examining the notion of domestic space and &ldquo;home&rdquo;&nbsp;&mdash; from midcentury&nbsp;Latino and Latino American artists&nbsp;to&nbsp;present-day landscape architects. Read on for more.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9442/lush" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lush | Opening on June 17</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/65/65llww3phqbaq92q.jpg"><em>Photo via MAK Center for Art and Architecture/Facebook.</em></p><p>&ldquo;In partnership with Mia Lehrer &amp; Associates, the MAK Center selected a group of landscape architects, designers, and collectives to propose interrogations into the history of SoCal domestic design and crucial experimentations toward the sustainability of its future.&rdquo;</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7615/moholy-nagy-future-present" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moholy-Nagy: Future Present | Closing on June 18</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/pi/pijm010o5qk5r15p.jpg"><em>'UNTITLED' by L&aacute;szl&oacute; Moholy-Nagy, 1923, watercolor, ink &amp; penci...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150012106/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2017-06-12T15:14:00-04:00 >2017-06-12T15:14:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l6/l6citv0bes3d7y05.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Planning for another week in New York City? If you're curious about where design-inclined folks are gathering&nbsp;around town, Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of local architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>&nbsp;that are worth checking out.&nbsp;<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.</p><p>Coming up this week, watch architects and architecture editors duke it out in the inaugural&nbsp;Turncoats NYC architectural debate, or join Paul V. Turner (Wattis Professor Emeritus&nbsp;of Art at&nbsp;Stanford University) as he shares his research on&nbsp;Frank Lloyd Wright's buildings in the Bay Area in California.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9522/turncoats-nyc-buildings-don-t-matter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Turncoats NYC: Buildings Don't Matter | June 13</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/qw/qwu4l2ko6hoav0lz.jpg"></p><p>Established in London and now operating in multiple cities,&nbsp;Turncoats NYC kicks off with the topic &ldquo;Buildings Don't Matter&rdquo;. Panelists will talk about the impact of visual culture on contemporary architecture.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9517/the-bay-area-evidence-frank-lloyd-wright-s-san-francisco-projects-and-clients" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Bay Area Evidence: Frank Lloyd Wright&rsquo;s San Francisco Projects and Clients | June 15</a></strong><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/wp/wpq8gnv4qr8swe6c.jpg"></p><p>In this lecture,&nbsp;Paul V. Turner, Wattis Professor Emeritus&nbsp;of Art at&nbsp;...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150011950/editor-s-picks-470 Editor's Picks #470 Nam Henderson 2017-06-12T13:36:00-04:00 >2017-06-13T21:02:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/im/imnajz7jqjdmjq99.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>ICYMI <a href="http://archinect.com/Ynotworkshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anthony Morey</a> launched Archinect&rsquo;s latest series <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><em>Each session of Cross-Talk will be oriented around one topic.&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>Each topic will be addressed by four texts.&nbsp;</em></p><p><em>Each text will be produced by a different author. </em></p><p><em>Each writer will have their own stance. </em></p><p><em>Each stance will be meant to agitate others.</em></p><p><em>Each agitation will produce a possible crack in reason. </em></p><p><em>Each crack will reveal a possible new position.</em></p><p>The first installment explored&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/943834/agonism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">agonism</a>. Reacting to one of the pieces <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150008984/cross-talk-reflections-of-agonist-reflections-by-eliyahu-keller#CommentsAnchor" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a> wrote "<em>I've never, ever thought of myself as struggling against gravity as an architect...But reading this and thinking about the current project that is obsessing me - renovating a 100 year old abandoned brick building - I realize I constantly fight against decay, or entropy, or disuse.</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1u/1uu4uadgbnwpm4w5.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/hannahlucywood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hannah Woods</a> published <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150008944/architects-of-social-responsibility-views-of-humanitarian-architecture-in-practice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects of Social Responsibility</a>, in which she "<em>engages with architects adopting a range of business models to pursue social responsibility and looks deeper into ways the profession is ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150011336/artists-and-researchers-of-seeds-of-time-exhibition-join-forces-to-rethink-approaches-to-sustainability Artists and researchers of “Seeds of Time” exhibition join forces to rethink approaches to sustainability Justine Testado 2017-06-07T17:27:00-04:00 >2017-06-07T17:28:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qz/qzj0uurf1p7utwu2.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Organized into the three &ldquo;zones&rdquo; of Field, Sequence, and Rooms, the exhibition will bring together the minds of artists and designers like Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Yoko Ono, and Olafur Eliasson and researchers such as the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, who will propose solutions and approaches to the ever-pressing issues of environmental and social sustainability.</p></em><br /><br /><p>As Chapter 2 of the <a href="http://shanghai-project.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shanghai Project</a>, the &ldquo;Seeds of Time&rdquo; is a cross-disciplinary exhibition designed by Hong Kong- and Madrid-based <a href="http://www.collective-studio.co/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">COLLECTIVE</a> studio and curated by Dr. Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist. The exhibition is at&nbsp;the Shanghai Himalayas Museum&nbsp;until July 30.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/jy/jyr1smktcw8p3qir.jpg"><br><em>Photo: Katja Lam / COLLECTIVE.</em></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/un/unf7kqnhvyy67qs4.jpg"><em>&ldquo;We're All Water&rdquo; by Yoko Ono. Photo: Katja Lam / COLLECTIVE.</em></p><p>Read more about it <a href="http://bustler.net/news/5713/rethinking-approaches-to-sustainability-in-the-shanghai-project-s-seeds-of-time-designed-by-collective-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150011352/the-2018-venice-biennale-theme-announced-today-freespace-will-examine-architecture-s-essential-humanism-beauty-and-generosity The 2018 Venice Biennale Theme Announced Today: ‘Freespace’ Will Examine Architecture’s Essential Humanism, Beauty and Generosity Joanna Kloppenburg 2017-06-07T17:20:00-04:00 >2017-06-23T21:16:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/i9/i99cgq63b9n9pue2.jpg" width="650" height="530" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Today in Venice, the President of La Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149986963/yvonne-farrell-and-shelley-mcnamara-to-curate-2018-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">curators</a> Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara <a href="http://www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/news/07-06.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">announced</a> the theme of the 2018 Architecture Biennale. Entitled &ldquo;Freespace&rdquo;, next year&rsquo;s exhibition will present &ldquo;a generosity of spirit and a sense of humanity at the core of architecture's agenda, focusing on the quality of space itself.&rdquo;<br>&nbsp;<br>Back in January, when the curators were announced, Baratta remarked of 2018&rsquo;s curatorial agenda:<br>&nbsp;<br>&ldquo;The Exhibition curated by Alejandro Aravena offered visitors a critical overview of the worldwide evolution of architecture and underlined how important it is that a qualified demand on the part of individuals and communities be met by an equally effective response, thereby confirming that architecture is one of civil society&rsquo;s instruments for organizing the space in which it lives and works.<br>&nbsp;<br>Along these lines, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara will continue to address the same theme but from the point of view of the quality of ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150011099/moma-celebrates-frank-lloyd-wright-s-150th-birthday-with-comprehensive-exhibition-of-his-archives MoMA celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birthday with comprehensive exhibition of his archives Julia Ingalls 2017-06-06T13:58:00-04:00 >2017-06-07T23:36:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gx/gx8by9g0t0sx8s8p.jpg" width="650" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you've ever wanted to see the original physical model of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City in person, you're in the luck: starting June 12th (with a <a href="https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=PTPCjXJXX90&amp;feature=youtu.be" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">live-streamed press preview on June 8th, which you can watch here</a>), the Museum of Modern Art will display its Frank Lloyd Wright archive to celebrate the legendary architect's 150th birthday. <em>Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive</em>, which includes drawings, building fragments, never before seen photographs, film clips and other iconic leavings, will be publicly viewable until October 1st. (PS: For further Frank Lloyd Wright coverage, keep your eyes peeled: Archinect is working on some special pieces for FLW's actual birthday, June 8th.)</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010961/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-06-06T03:30:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T17:22:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qa/qaepiqpfa363v1u1.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Week two of the <a href="http://bustler.net/events/9358/london-festival-of-architecture-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Festival of Architecture</a>, and the pace is ramping up. Expect to find yourself in an internal war when deciding on what to do on Saturday - Architectural Yoga, or watching 'Boris Bike' racing&hellip;</p><p>&nbsp;There are plenty of workshops and exhibitions to go to, especially over the weekend, and many exhibitions and open studios throughout the week. The vast majority are free, and are 'drop-in', so what are you waiting for?</p><p>&nbsp;You can check out all of the best London Festival of Architecture events <a href="http://bustler.net/events/tags/london-festival-of-architecture/27015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s&nbsp;latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/m5/m52nnumslvrl6tbb.jpg"><br><em>Image: Sinclair Johnston</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9473/smellery-of-smithfield" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Smellery of Smithfield | Until 2 July</a></strong></p><p>Until July, catch this 'smellscape' at the Smithfield (a place which is already locally known for its distinctive odour), to explore how smells can unlock memory. Local stories and histories will also be included in this olfactory installation.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ms/mswzzndarwpx8us2.jpg"><em>Image: Footprints of London</em></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9498/once-there-was-a-church" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Once there was a Church | 7 June</a></strong></p><p>This walking tour will...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010986/archinect-lax-det-mini-sessions-a-conversation-with-creative-consultant-digital-strategist-eileen-lee Archinect LAX >< DET Mini Sessions; A Conversation with Creative Consultant + Digital Strategist Eileen Lee Paul Petrunia 2017-06-05T20:30:00-04:00 >2017-06-06T02:31:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dm/dm8vssnyrwworayn.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Next up in our series of conversations, or "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/666774/mini-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mini-Sessions</a>", with architects and designers in&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/1322/los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/12263/detroit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit</a>, in partnership with the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ladesignfestival.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Los Angeles Design Festival</a>&nbsp;is a conversation I had with Detroit-based Eileen Lee,&nbsp;Creative Consultant + Digital Strategist of <a href="http://www.creativewhatever.co/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Creative Whatever</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>What is Creative Whatever, and how did you come up with that name?</strong></p><p>I own a culture-based marketing and creative studio, working with design, fashion, and lifestyle clients. When I first went freelance just over 3 years ago, I was working part time for a friend&rsquo;s agency in LA. I was asked to come up with what I wanted my title/role to be, and was having trouble deciding since personally, I don&rsquo;t like defining myself as just a singular thing.</p><p>I&rsquo;m a creative by trade, but also a digital strategist, content creator, amongst many other things. So I literally had no idea, and when discussing my conundrum with my boyfriend, I randomly blurted out &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t know - I&rsquo;m just like a creative... whatever!&rdquo; Obviously I wasn&rsquo;...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010966/urban-arts-collective-to-kick-off-2017-hip-hop-architecture-camps-for-under-represented-youth Urban Arts Collective to kick off 2017 Hip Hop Architecture Camps for under-represented youth Justine Testado 2017-06-05T18:26:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T18:28:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/88/88qbymp6k7ynnkop.jpg" width="650" height="455" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Non-profit organization <a href="http://www.urbanartscollective.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Arts Collective</a> is about to kick off their 2017 youth Hip Hop Architecture Camp, a one-week experience that introduces under-represented youth to architecture, urban planning, and economic development &mdash; all through the lens of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/161531/hip-hop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hip hop culture</a> and its historic relationship with the built environment.</p><p>Designed for middle school and high school kids, camps take place in Los Angeles, Austin, Atlanta, and Detroit through August. Youngsters will get to work with architecture and design professionals, community activists, and hip hop artists to form their own visions for their communities, including building physical and digital models, and having fun creating their own hip hop architecture track and music video summarizing their designs.</p><p>It's no surprise that the camp has received overwhelming interest, so potential participants must apply for the limited spaces available in each city.&nbsp;You can find the application forms for each location and further info at&nbsp;<a href="http://hiphoparchitecture.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hip...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010914/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2017-06-05T14:35:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T20:25:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lm/lmqypf7u46owk5tj.jpg" width="650" height="422" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's the start of another week in Los Angeles. If you're curious about where design-inclined folks are gathering&nbsp;around town, Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of local architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>&nbsp;that are worth checking out.&nbsp;<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 our latest recommendations.</p><p>Kicking off this Thursday night, the 2017&nbsp;Los Angeles Design Festival has a range of events in store that are happening throughout the city, from tours, studio visits, workshops, exhibits and more. And with&nbsp;summer just around the corner, schools are already&nbsp;finishing up another academic year with student shows. Read on for more of Archinect's latest event recommendations.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9401/la-design-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA Design Festival | June 8-11</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lx/lx188ssqp3h801zb.jpg"><em>Photo credit: Chalk, via Los Angeles Design Festival/Facebook.</em></p><p>Putting LA's diverse design culture in the spotlight, the Los Angeles Design Festival will host a variety of&nbsp;events related to architecture, urban design,&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/9410/new-california-craft" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">crafting</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/9402/los-angeles-design-festival-adobe-creative-jam" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">graphic design</a>, and everything in between. Kick off the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010897/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2017-06-05T13:32:00-04:00 >2017-06-05T13:32:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/16/16lv9ffgxvj7wft0.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Planning for another week in New York City? If you're curious about where design-inclined folks are gathering&nbsp;around town, Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;have compiled a snappy list of local architecture and design&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>&nbsp;that are worth checking out.&nbsp;<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.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/4673/frank-lloyd-wright" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Lloyd Wright</a> is in the spotlight this week as museums across the nation celebrate the architect's 150th birthday. Join the Guggenheim for its FLW&nbsp;birthday festivities, or listen in on a&nbsp;panel discussion about the evolving&nbsp;relationship between architecture and the art museum at The New York Public Library.&nbsp;Need a quick breather?&nbsp;Anish Kapoor recently debuted&nbsp;a mesmerizing whirlpool&nbsp;installation&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read on for more.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/9429/architecture-and-the-art-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture and the Art Museum | June 7</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/fx/fxd3899nwkd3wfn8.jpg"><em>Photo: Bhakti Henna/Flickr.</em></p><p>&ldquo;Beginning with the examples of the Guggenheim and the Centre Pompidou,&nbsp;join Francesco Dal Co, Anthony Alofsin, Troy Conrad Therrien, Billie Tsien and Tod Williams as they discuss the complex and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010620/norman-foster-turns-82-and-inaugurates-his-foundation-s-beautiful-madrid-headquarters Norman Foster turns 82 and inaugurates his foundation's beautiful Madrid headquarters Alexander Walter 2017-06-02T14:18:00-04:00 >2017-06-02T14:22:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qr/qr5ny8e95nw24enc.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The British-born, Pritzker prize winning architect, Norman Foster, opens his archive and an international research centre on Thursday, 1 June, housed in a palatial building in Madrid. The new Spanish headquarters of the Norman Foster Foundation is a historic building that has been restored and expanded by the architect. He has designed a glass and steel &ldquo;pavilion of inspiration&rdquo; in the courtyard, leading to a basement filled with his archive, library plus photography and slide collection.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The opening of the new foundation HQ in Madrid coincided with Lord Foster's 82nd birthday this Thursday which he celebrated with the inaugural, one-day "The Future is Now" conference. The event featured illustrious speakers from the fields of design, architecture, and philanthropy, such as&nbsp;Olafur Eliasson, Jonathan Ive, Maya Lin,&nbsp;Michael Bloomberg, as well as&nbsp;fellow Pritzker-laureate, Alejandro Aravena.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pq/pqjxccafy8fqntbp.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4t/4tanr9wjnr1jrkqp.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4m/4mvbey2eadhkbjip.jpg"></p><p><em>All images via the Norman Foster Foundation <a href="http://www.normanfosterfoundation.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a>.</em></p><p>Watch the video below to learn more about the foundation's striking, new spaces.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010211/archinect-lax-det-mini-sessions-a-conversation-with-architect-academic-andrew-zago Archinect LAX >< DET Mini Sessions; A Conversation with Architect/Academic Andrew Zago Paul Petrunia 2017-05-31T16:03:00-04:00 >2017-06-01T13:42:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/ad/adr9jo625aofzf42.gif" width="2000" height="2000" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week we are releasing a series of conversations, or "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/666774/mini-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mini-Sessions</a>", with architects and designers in&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/1322/los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/12263/detroit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit</a>, in partnership with the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ladesignfestival.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Los Angeles Design Festival</a>. The festival will be taking place in Downtown LA from June 8 to 11th. Today we're sharing my conversation with&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4055/zago-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrew Zago</a>, LA-based architect and educator. We talk about growing up in Detroit, early inspirations, working on <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150006893/want-to-live-in-thom-mayne-s-iconic-sixth-street-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thom Mayne&rsquo;s iconic Sixth Street House</a>, his so-called unusual early work in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111277679/vertical-studio-at-sci-arc-proposes-a-hybrid-brothel-child-care-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jeff Kipnis</a>, and his approach and thoughts on the current state of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/category/89/academia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architectural education</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>If you&rsquo;re able to attend the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ladesignfestival.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA Design Festival</a>, make sure to check out the&nbsp;live panel, titled&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lax-det-tickets-33874062232" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAX &gt;&lt; DET</a>, discussing the connection between LA and Detroit, a collaboration with the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.detroitdesignfestival.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit Design Festival</a>&nbsp;and the <a href="http://laforum.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L.A. Forum for Architecture and Design</a>. The event will be taking place on June 10th, from 2-4pm at&nbsp;<a href="http://rowdtla.com/offices/777-s-alameda-st/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ROW DTLA</a>&nbsp;777 Alameda Street, and will include Edwin Chan, Chris Denson,&nbsp;Lorcan O&rsquo;Herlihy, and Eileen Lee.</p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/150010046/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-05-31T03:30:00-04:00 >2017-05-30T18:12:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eb/eb65aij5jj1yadaj.jpg" width="650" height="376" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://bustler.net/events/9358/london-festival-of-architecture-2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Festival of Architecture</a> returns this year, bigger and better than ever, with the theme of <em>memory</em>, and events ranging from film screenings and talks, to workshops and guided walks. The festival kicks off this week, and is an eclectic mix of informal and child-friendly installations and formal events including some challenging debates and panel discussions. After last week's intense and colourful <a href="http://bustler.net/events/9342/clerkenwell-design-week" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clerkenwell Design Week</a>, we hope you've rested up over the bank holiday to tackle this month of architectural celebration... Below, we've featured just a few of the great events and workshops that form the LFA this week, or that you should book onto for the coming weeks to avoid missing out. We will bring you more highlights over the next few weeks. &nbsp;</p><p>You can check out all of the best London Festival of Architecture events <a href="http://bustler.net/events/tags/london-festival-of-architecture/27015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s&nbsp;latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p>With all this going on, don't miss&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/8843/imagine-moscow" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imagine Moscow</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/9008/exhibition-wolfgang-tillmans" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wolfgan...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/150010047/archinect-lax-det-mini-sessions-a-conversation-with-la-architect-and-gehry-alumnus-edwin-chan Archinect LAX >< DET Mini Sessions; A Conversation with LA Architect and Gehry Alumnus Edwin Chan Paul Petrunia 2017-05-30T18:13:00-04:00 >2017-06-01T12:17:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lk/lkqs8npl4848f398.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week, starting today, we are releasing a series of conversations, or "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/666774/mini-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mini-Sessions</a>", with architects and designers in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/1322/los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/12263/detroit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit</a>, in partnership with the <a href="https://www.ladesignfestival.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Los Angeles Design Festival</a>. The festival will be taking place in Downtown LA from June 8 to 11th. First up is with <a href="http://edwinchan.us/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Edwin Chan of the LA-based EC3</a>. Edwin began his career, immediately after graduating in the mid-80&rsquo;s from <a href="http://archinect.com/harvard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harvard&rsquo;s GSD program</a>, at the office of <a href="http://archinect.com/gehry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank O. Gehry &amp; Associates</a>. While at Gehry&rsquo;s office he worked as design partner on numerous iconic projects including the Vitra International Factory &amp; Design Museum, Venice Gateway, Foundation Louis Vuitton, and the Guggenheim Bilbao. Since 2012 he has been working on projects at a variety of scales from his own office EC3 in Venice Beach. I spoke with him about this work, and as it relates to two cities that he&rsquo;s currently active in - Los Angeles and Detroit.</p><p></p><p>If you&rsquo;re able to attend the <a href="https://www.ladesignfestival.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA Design Festival</a>, Edwin will be on a live panel, titled&nbsp;<a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lax-det-tickets-33874062232" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAX &gt;&lt; DET</a>, discus...</p>