Archinect - News 2017-01-17T08:09:52-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149986723/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-01-16T14:03:00-05:00 >2017-01-16T14:11:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yp/yps9sv8kolfgb3g8.jpg" width="650" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week holds a fair few exhibition openings, so if your January calendar has been looking a little empty, then now is a great time to start filling it with these engaging and thought-provoking showcases.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8769/caruso-st-john-diorama" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CARUSO ST JOHN Diorama | 18-25 January</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/sh/shaxpepc4s4lxxtv.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Caruso St John, Diorama, 2017, exhibition view, courtesy Betts Project</em></p><p>Betts Project is a gallery specialising in architecture, and aims to&nbsp;bring the field to the attention of the&nbsp;wider public. Showcasing both emerging and established architects, Betts hopes to create discussion and awareness of work and projects across all scales.&nbsp;</p><p>This exhibition is of British Architects Caruso St John&nbsp; includes 1:50 models from the practice, including those of Newport Street Gallery, for which the practice <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149972506/breaking-the-newport-street-gallery-by-caruso-st-john-architects-wins-the-2016-stirling-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won the Stirling Prize in 2016</a>.&nbsp;Photographs accompanying these models give an insight into the past quarter century of Caruso St John's work, and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149986054/editor-s-picks-461 Editor's Picks #461 Nam Henderson 2017-01-12T12:08:00-05:00 >2017-01-12T21:33:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6a/6ao9e45poftbfoc7.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;talked with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149982626/michael-rotondi-opens-up-about-the-faith-propelling-his-life-and-work" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Rotondi</a>, a man of deeply-held spiritual convictions, about his spiritual practice and how it affects his architectural and educational practices.</p><p>To wit;</p><p>"<em>What you learn from the Buddhists, the Tibetan Buddhists in particular, is that you work on yourself first and foremost because the&nbsp;</em><em>healthier you are the healthier you are going to make everybody in your sphere of influence&hellip;.Most importantly for me, architecture is a pretext for the relationships that you can begin to construct and develop over time. Life is one architecture in my world...I see my role as an architect and the role that architecture has in the world is much different.</em>"</p><p>Some readers (<strong>Tim W</strong>) cautioned "<em>mentoring of students in muddy thinking early on</em>"&nbsp;questioning the practical utility of "<em>pseudoscience, spiritual mash-ups</em>". Most others, saw (at least) some value in an "<em>open mind</em>"&nbsp;or at least "<em>model agnosticism</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wv/wvs5akmad9qgv61b.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/evanchakroff" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Evan Chakroff</a> shared his thoughts on <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149983483/no-particular-place-to-go-cuba-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a visit to Cuba</a>. The trip inclu...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149985928/society-of-architectural-historians-to-host-70th-annual-international-conference-in-glasgow Society of Architectural Historians to Host 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow SAH1365 2017-01-11T13:55:00-05:00 >2017-01-11T14:02:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/o1/o1vobrry45gdtum7.jpg" width="650" height="446" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s a privilege to be welcoming some 600 international professionals from the Society of Architectural Historians to Glasgow this summer. It&rsquo;s also a milestone meeting as it marks the first time the SAH has held its annual congress outside North America in more than 40 years and it comes during our national Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology&mdash;so it&rsquo;s altogether fitting that it has chosen Glasgow for its first-ever visit to Scotland.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The <strong>Society of Architectural Historians (SAH)</strong> will hold its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, from June 7&ndash;11, 2017, marking the first time SAH has met outside North America since 1973.&nbsp; An estimated 600 historians, architects, preservationists, and museum professionals from around the world will convene to present new research on the history of the built environment at the <strong>University of Strathclyde&rsquo;s Technology &amp; Innovation Centre</strong>. The conference program will feature paper sessions, keynote talks, roundtables, social receptions, and public events including architecture tours in and around Glasgow and a seminar on heritage and sustainability.</p><p><strong>Aileen Crawford, Head of Conventions at Glasgow City Marketing Bureau</strong>, said: &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a privilege to be welcoming some 600 international professionals from the Society of Architectural Historians to Glasgow this summer. It&rsquo;s also a milestone meeting as it marks the first time the SAH has held its annual congress outside Nort...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149985905/winners-of-the-exhibit-columbus-miller-prize-announced Winners of the Exhibit Columbus Miller Prize announced Nicholas Korody 2017-01-11T12:33:00-05:00 >2017-01-12T12:20:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/w9/w99pkio1w53leeep.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Exhibit Columbus, an &ldquo;annual exploration of architecture, art, design, and community created to celebrate Columbus&rsquo; extraordinary design heritage&rdquo;, has announced the winners of its inaugural Miller Prize. Named after J. Irwin and Xenia S. Miller, the prize comes with the opportunity to building a temporary installation on one of five sites in the city. The five winners were selected from a large pool that was eventually narrowed down to 10 finalists, each of whom presented their concepts in a public forum at the Columbus City Hall.</p><p>The winners are:&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ac/acox75zy6nkv1zgq.jpg"></p><p><strong>studio:indigenous (Chris Cornelius) </strong>&mdash; First Christian Church by Saarinen and Saarinen (1942)</p><p><em>&ldquo;Inspired by the dwellings of the Miyaamia people indigenous to Indiana, Cornelius adorns a walkway leading to First Christian Church with a contemporary &ldquo;wigwam&rdquo; - wiikiaami in the Miyaamia language - constructed of rebar and copper scales. The swooping conical form is aligned both to the church&rsquo;s iconic campanile and to mark the autumnal equinox. ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149985504/this-week-s-picks-for-chicago-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for Chicago architecture and design events hcscully 2017-01-09T16:12:00-05:00 >2017-01-11T21:16:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ud/udj9e9247ekvxrwh.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>With the holidays over, take a look at whats&nbsp;happening around <a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/2072497/latest/chicago-il-us" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicag</a>o. Many picks&nbsp;collected show local architects engaging the community at large. We look to continue this trend&nbsp;with the help of the many talented designers that are&nbsp;making the&nbsp;change in this city.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8748/new-technologies-improving-our-industry-csi-chicago-pecha-kucha-night" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Technologies Improving Our Industry CSI Chicago Pecha Kucha Night | January 12</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/s5/s5zznnnp50rte9s1.jpg"></p><p><em>Image via chicago.csinet.org</em></p><p>The Chicago Chapter of CSI is hosting a Pecha Kucha event. Young professionals from around the city will be presenting diverse but short pieces of work relevant to the field of architecture.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8746/fresh-futures-vladimir-radutny-aia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fresh Futures; Vladimir Radutny, AIA | January 11</a></strong></p><p><strong><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/h0/h05hswtgwe7o2zob.jpg"></strong></p><p>Vladimir Radutny has recently been honored with last year&rsquo;s Dubin Family Young Architect Award. He will be going over his firms recent works in residential architecture and interior design, as well as discuss his unique approach on experimentation in design. This is part of Chicago Design Museum&rsquo;s ongoing series&nbsp;<em>City of Ideas: Architects&rsquo; Voices and Visions</em>.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8747/dialogues-with-gensler-how-we-learn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dialogues with Gensler: H...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149985475/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-01-09T15:12:00-05:00 >2017-01-11T21:16:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ha/ha6ra7vvs41u1twr.jpg" width="650" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week, with everyone getting well and truly&nbsp;back to work, don't forget to fill your diary with talks, opening nights, and exhibitions to keep yourself occupied. At the very least, it will help&nbsp;to bring more interesting topics of conversation&nbsp;than&nbsp;the increasingly cold weather...&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/news/tags/bustler-weekly-event-picks/118688" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8740/new-london-neighbourhood-tour-holborn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New London Neighbourhood Tour - Holborn | 14 January</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/6r/6rbpyh5m6id6smrs.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: NLA</em></p><p>Crossrail will undoubtedly change the fabric of London, and how the areas around stations such as Farringdon will work and interact with the wider city. The Holborn area, neighbouring Clerkenwell, will be changed by the introduction of the new line, and it will most certainly bring a new diversity in the mix of retail, residential and workspaces.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8744/launch-of-rabbits-road-press-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Launch of 'Rabbits Road Press' Studio | 14 January</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/p0/p0ce1056fxy8962u.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Rabbits Road Press</em></p><p>This new print and publishing studio in East London, is opening this week. To mark the occasion, the studio is inviting in th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984696/meet-the-social-design-circle-the-100-architects-awarded-this-year-s-curry-stone-design-prize Meet the "Social Design Circle": the 100 architects awarded this year's Curry Stone Design Prize Nicholas Korody 2017-01-04T12:18:00-05:00 >2017-01-08T23:46:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9e/9ewuxn97h8ww8ez3.jpg" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Each year, the Curry Stone Design Prize is awarded to projects that &ldquo;use design to address pressing social justice issues.&rdquo; To mark the 10th anniversary of the award, the Curry Stone Foundation will award 100 projects&mdash;&ldquo;the most compelling social design leaders from across the world.&rdquo; Dubbed the Social Design Circle, the group was selected by a jury of Foundation members and invited international experts. Every month, a new set of winners will be introduced on the Curry Stone Foundation <a href="http://currystonedesignprize.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a>, with some of them participating in a new podcast hosted by Eric Cesal and Emiliano Gandolfi. For January, the winners are Arquitectura Expandida, City Repair, Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman, Ctrl+Z, Pico Colectivo, and Recetas Urbanas.</p><p>Find out more about the winners <a href="http://currystonedesignprize.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>For more on the Curry Stone Design Prize, check out past coverage:</p><ul><li><a href="http://bustler.net/news/4520/curry-stone-design-prize-goes-to-rural-urban-framework-for-revitalizing-china-s-shrinking-villages" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Curry Stone Design Prize goes to Rural Urban Framework for revitalizing China's shrinking villages</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141537343/next-up-mini-session-11-john-lin-of-rural-urban-framework" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Next Up Mini-Session #11: John Lin of Rural Urban Framework</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111725875/studios-kabako-from-congo-wins-2014-curry-stone-design-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studi...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984497/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2017-01-03T13:12:00-05:00 >2017-01-03T14:04:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kt/ktpdgak06y4pnawx.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Hello 2017! Perhaps your resolution this year was to see more of London and its unique design scene? This year, with the recent additions of <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149979257/take-a-look-inside-london-s-new-design-museum?ukredirect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Design Museum</a>, <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149972506/breaking-the-newport-street-gallery-by-caruso-st-john-architects-wins-the-2016-stirling-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Newport Street Gallery</a>, and the infamous <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149952629/a-look-around-the-new-tate-modern-extension" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Switch House</a>&nbsp;extension, means that there has never been a better time for design in this city and&nbsp;we can expect some incredible events in the coming year. This&nbsp;first week of 2017 is no exception, with the creative community gathering not just to look at work within a gallery, but to challenge and engage with it.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</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 latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8607/teller-on-maplethorpe-photography-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Teller on Maplethorpe - photography exhibition |&nbsp;Open now until 7 January</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/b1/b1ssuxu3hqg9pon3.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Robert Mapplethorpe ("Madeline Stowe", 1982)</em></p><p>This exhibition, which opened in November last year and is now&nbsp;in its final week, has been reviewed as challenging and shocking, and definitely not a family friendly event. One thing is for certain, however;&nbsp;the images evoke a curiousity from within, whic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149984140/the-top-10-architecture-design-events-in-2016-on-bustler The top 10 architecture & design events in 2016 on Bustler Alexander Walter 2016-12-29T20:09:00-05:00 >2017-01-03T22:40:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/24/241d5974437973030c13289a3918b82c.jpg" width="650" height="464" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Bye-bye 2016, your time's up. A turbulent 366 days in so many regards, this year has certainly been packed with a plethora of exciting architecture and design events happening around the world.&nbsp;[...] From the hundreds of entries that went up on Bustler this past year, we have compiled the top 10 most visited event posts.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are just some of the most visited event posts of 2016 on our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> that also dominated the Archinect news this year:</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7451/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/gy/gyev8kpyupsufggu.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7451/world-architecture-festival-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival 2016</a></strong></p><p>Berlin, Germany - Arena Berlin<br>November 16-18, 2016</p><p>Related news on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979357/robert-konieczny-kwk-promes-and-hayball-among-big-winners-in-2016-world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Konieczny/KWK Promes and Hayball among big winners in 2016 World Architecture Festival</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979155/latest-from-the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-two-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Latest from the 2016 World Architecture Festival: Day Two winners</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners</a></li></ul><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7620/model-behavior-sn-hetta-s-first-concepts-for-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/dp/dpvgya4235ym4q1s.jpg"></a></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7620/model-behavior-sn-hetta-s-first-concepts-for-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Model Behavior: Sn&oslash;hetta&rsquo;s First Concepts for SFMOMA</a></strong></p><p>San Francisco, CA - SFMOMA<br>May 14, 2016 - January 16, 2017</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149940804/sn-hetta-s-expanded-sfmoma-is-235-000-square-feet-of-egalitarianism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta's expanded SFMOMA is 235,000 square feet of egalitarianism</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943339/archinect-s-critical-round-up-of-sn-hetta-s-sfmoma-addition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's critical round-up of Sn&oslash;hetta's SFMOMA addition</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139531625/a-peak-into-sn-hetta-s-massive-new-sfmoma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A peak into Sn&oslash;hetta's massive new SFMOMA</a></li></ul><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/7i/7iufvxe2grmasium.jpg"></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7614/zaha-hadid-exhibition-at-the-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid exhibition at the Palazzo Franchetti</a></strong></p><p>Venice, Italy - Palazzo Franchetti&nbsp;<br>May 27 - November 27, 2016</p><p>Related on Archinect:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948008/zaha-hadid-s-repertoire-is-a-stunning-display-in-venice-s-palazzo-franchetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid's repertoire is a stunning display in Venice's Palazzo Franchetti</a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ib/ib0enoo0s3c58spo.jpg"></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7946/archtober-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober 2016</a></strong></p><p>New York, NY<br>October 1-31, 2...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983921/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-12-27T12:46:00-05:00 >2016-12-29T10:54:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/df/dff3ujh7u25rx0mv.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Following the festivities of the weekend, we are now in the quiet&nbsp;'in-between week' leading up to New Year's Eve. Various tours and outside events this week will help work off those roast dinners, and let you get to know this fantastic city a little bit better. Wrap up warm, and get out there!</p><p><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</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 latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8115/capturing-the-city-photography-at-the-bank-of-england" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Capturing the City: Photography at the Bank of England | 1 January -&nbsp;1 March</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/v1/v1ygsr1ec5hzvbjq.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Walk London</em></p><p>Opening on New Year's Day, this exhibition focuses on the iconic Bank of England, and the history and activities for which the stone building is the setting. This showcase displays artefacts and photographs not normally seen by the public, and gives an insight into the inner workings of the formal establishment.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8722/the-christmas-lights-bike-tour" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Christmas Lights Bike Tour | Happening now until 6&nbsp;January 2017</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/pu/puosb4rgum2nvjka.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: London Bicycle Tour Company</em></p><p>On this guided tour you will not only get to ride around on a bike in what is quickly becom...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983315/how-100-years-of-zoning-shaped-new-york-city-s-quest-for-sunlight How 100 years of zoning shaped New York City's quest for sunlight Alexander Walter 2016-12-19T19:17:00-05:00 >2016-12-19T19:18:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wc/wcmwgxojervgsgxq.jpg" width="650" height="855" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ever since 19th century city commissioners laid a grid on the hilly island of Manhattan, New York City has been squeezing skyward. That&rsquo;s meant natural light has always been in short supply&mdash;for some New Yorkers more than others. Access to sunshine was one of the main drivers of the first zoning laws, as a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York, Mastering the Metropolis, explores.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127304066/crowded-skies-sunlight-as-the-new-amenity-for-the-super-rich" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crowded skies: Sunlight as the new amenity for the super rich</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98843123/welcome-to-the-permanent-dusk-sunlight-in-cities-is-an-endangered-species" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Welcome to the permanent dusk: Sunlight in cities is an endangered species</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149964024/twilight-zoning-what-100-years-of-zoning-hath-wrought-ft-special-guest-mitch-mcewen-on-archinect-sessions-77" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twilight Zoning: What 100 years of zoning hath wrought, ft. special guest Mitch McEwen on Archinect Sessions #77</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149970953/obama-calls-for-zoning-overhaul-blames-existing-laws-for-rising-inequality-and-unaffordable-rents" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Obama calls for zoning overhaul, blames existing laws for rising inequality and unaffordable rents</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983263/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-12-19T13:32:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T23:22:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c1/c17ifc21dqh8xsbe.jpg" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As we come up to Christmas Day, the city of London gets&nbsp;quieter, with many focusing on last-minute present-buying, and rushing to tie up loose ends before the weekend, and making their way out of the city. For those who are still in the capital over the holidays, it is a surprisingly quiet time, and a refreshing chance to explore without all the crowds.&nbsp;Take this opportunity to visit&nbsp;exhibitions closing in 2016, if you haven't had the chance to go yet, or take friends and family on Christmas adventures in the city.</p><p><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8708/volunteer-for-crisis-at-christmas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Volunteer for Crisis at Christmas in London 2016 | 25 December</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/nw/nwi3x4v14i7qoce7.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Crisis</em></p><p>Crisis is the national charity for homeless people, working to deliver lifesaving services to those in need, and to campaign for change. Christmas is a time which is especially poignant for those without a home, so if you find yourself without plans for the 25th, why not share&nbsp;your time and skills ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149983251/complexity-and-convention-an-exhibition-curated-by-greg-lynn-to-open-at-the-yale-school-of-architecture "Complexity and Convention", an exhibition curated by Greg Lynn, to open at the Yale School of Architecture Nicholas Korody 2016-12-19T12:37:00-05:00 >2016-12-21T23:22:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/s3/s3lrloxqwnt2hojr.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Opening on Thursday, January 12 at the Yale School of Architecture in New Haven, &ldquo;Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention&rdquo; is a new exhibition that considers the integration of digital technologies in architecture practice during the 1990s and 2000s. The exhibition, which is curated by Greg Lynn, is the third and final exhibition of the &ldquo;Archaeology of the Digital&rdquo; series organized by the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA). The series highlights 25 seminal projects while considering the preservation challenges posed by digital archives.</p><p>Unlike the first two exhibitions, &ldquo;Complexity and Convention&rdquo; looks at similarities, rather than distinctions, in the approaches of various projects. The exhibition is divided into five themes: high fidelity 3D, structure/cladding, data, photorealism, and topography/topology.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nd/ndgfumuz8zyagjas.jpg"></p><p>Projects featured in the exhibition include:</p><p><em>Erasmus Bridge (Rotterdam, The Netherlands; 1990-1996) by Van Berkel &amp; Bos Architects; Chemnitz Stadium (Chemnitz, Ge...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982430/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-12-12T17:46:00-05:00 >2016-12-17T22:02:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rl/rl97pbrsevshqmz5.jpg" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather amidst the holiday frenzy. For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</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 events in Los Angeles that are worth checking out.</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/8394/socal-storylines-innovating-for-our-communities" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SoCal Storylines: Innovating for our communities |&nbsp;December 14</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/jd/jdpz93azxx7t09o8.jpg"></p><p>California's economy is the 8th biggest in the world &ndash; how can Southern California hold up the legacy of innovation that fuels the state's development? This discussion with members of KPCC and the Urban Land Institute will look at how LA in particular contributes to the So-Cal region's unique culture, and what that means for future development.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8621/rick-owens-furniture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rick Owens: Furniture | Opening on December 17</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><a title="Designer Rick Owens. Photo via Wikimedia Commons." href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1500x/4k/4kfgml38n1xhu137.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/4k/4kfgml38n1xhu137.jpg"></a><em>Designer Rick Owens. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.</em></p><p>Get up close to a collection of recent furniture and sculpture pieces by renowned fas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982390/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-12-12T14:15:00-05:00 >2016-12-17T21:47:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6y/6y6qixh906j95tgj.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion during the holiday frenzy. For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</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 events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8655/new-narratives-in-motion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Narratives in Motion |&nbsp;December 14</a>, recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/y5/y51p23snn3x8amit.jpg"><em>Still from Trollb&auml;ck + Company animation, image via aigany.org.</em></p><p>Parsons is hosting a promising panel discussion on the drastic evolution of motion media in recent years, the influence of new platforms, and the resulting transformation of user experiences and visual narratives. Moderated by industry veteran Alex Moulton of Trollb&auml;ck + Company, the list of panelists includes John Colette (Savannah College of Art and Design), Adam Mignanelli (VICE Media), H&eacute;l&egrave;ne Park (Google Chrome UX), Beat Baudenbacher (LOYALKASPAR), and Michelle Higa Fox (Slanted Studios).</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8679/it-s-about-us-a-new-new-yorkers-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">It...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982382/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-12-12T13:20:00-05:00 >2016-12-13T20:40:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nz/nzja445k2trx6536.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For many in London, this is their last full week at work, meaning that there will be a lot of last minute meetings and numerous&nbsp;parties to attend in the run up to Christmas. Why not take an evening for yourself in what is (not-so-fondly) dubbed the 'silly season'? This week is a chance to visit&nbsp;some&nbsp;thought-provoking,&nbsp;future-facing exhibitions, attend a lecture, or get a glimpse of the <a href="http://bustler.net/events/search/gingerbread" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gingerbread City</a>&nbsp;while you can (the exhibition&nbsp;closes its sticky sweet doors on the 22nd).</p><p><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a> to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8686/above-and-below-the-line-a-digital-artist-s-view-of-crossrail" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Above and Below the Line: A Digital Artist&rsquo;s View of Crossrail | Open now until 22 December</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/k4/k4ghx6wc1pez2pbt.jpg"></p><p><em>Illustration: Julie Leonard</em></p><p>Julie Leonard is a multi-media artist, who is known for her&nbsp;storytelling of the everyday through digital means. Drawing upon her&nbsp;extensive understanding of the built environment and the effect of infrastructure on users,&nbsp;this exhibition records&nbsp;the human&nbsp;moments and everyday situations occurring ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149982371/this-week-s-picks-for-chicago-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for Chicago architecture and design events hcscully 2016-12-12T12:47:00-05:00 >2016-12-13T20:32:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5h/5hpyhgb8biq4296g.jpg" width="650" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As any design enthusiast would know,&nbsp;Chicago has an infamously rich architectural history&nbsp;that is celebrated to this day. And it's about time&nbsp;that Archinect and <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;finally started&nbsp;featuring a&nbsp;list of architectural&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events</a>&nbsp;in the Windy City. We're excited to present our first list of Chicago architecture and design&nbsp;event picks, specially&nbsp;selected by architects&nbsp;Holden Scully and&nbsp;Carl Sergio from <a href="http://archinect.com/gensler" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gensler</a>'s Chicago office.</p><p>Have a look at their&nbsp;event picks below for the month of December.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8682/douglas-snider-using-virtual-reality-to-create-empathy-of-place" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Douglas Snider: Using Virtual Reality to Create Empathy of Place</a>&nbsp;| December 14, 2016, 6PM @&nbsp;Chicago Design Museum</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/b2/b2kccgur3hzqfr0t.jpg"></p><p>Douglas Snider of Studio Talo Architecture speaks on the progression of perspective imagery into virtual reality. This is part of the City of Ideas: Architects' Voices and Visions by the Chicago Design Museum.</p><p><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8683/poetry-foundation-poetry-and-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Poetry Foundation: Poetry and Architecture</strong></a><strong>&nbsp;|&nbsp;December 15, 2016, 12PM @&nbsp;</strong><strong>Chicago Design Museum</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/v8/v8lxyxjh1ylcjzbb.jpg"></p><p>Don Share of Poetry Magazine discusses Harriet Monroe&rsquo;s view of poetry and how it has transl...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981978/shop-architects-flotsam-jetsam-installation-is-world-s-largest-3d-printed-object SHoP Architects' "Flotsam & Jetsam" installation is world's largest 3D-printed object Julia Ingalls 2016-12-08T13:22:00-05:00 >2016-12-12T20:13:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0o/0obp562izbmnlq86.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Biodegradable bamboo filament makes up the globe's largest 3D printed object, an installation for this year's Design Miami Fair designed by SHoP Architects called "Flotsam &amp; Jetsam" that will make a subsequent appearance as a site for performances and educational programs in the&nbsp;Jungle Plaza in the Design District by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami&nbsp;in 2017.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pk/pkr858pybszot6xm.jpg"></p><p>In this <a href="http://theartnewspaper.com/reports/xl-to-3d/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Art Newspaper</a> interview with SHoP principal&nbsp;Gregg Pasquarelli, he described the process behind the making of the installation. "We worked with two companies: Branch Technology based in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which produced three-dimensionally printed bamboo," he said.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0n/0ntd39y32nts2whs.jpg"></p><p>"We thought that could be an nice intersection between furniture and art. ORNL actually broke the &shy;Guinness World Record for the largest solid 3D-printed &shy;structure earlier this year [when it created a tool to be used for building Boeing jets], so they are breaking their own record with this pavilion."</p><p>For more...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981496/listen-to-our-final-interviews-from-next-up-the-la-river-on-one-to-one Listen to our final interviews from 'Next Up: The LA River' on One-to-One! Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-12-05T16:43:00-05:00 >2016-12-13T20:13:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1s/1s6foq21ygqyhmvu.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Missed out on&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149975308/join-us-this-saturday-for-next-up-the-l-a-river-ft-mia-lehrer-christopher-hawthorne-and-more" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Next Up: The LA River</a>, Archinect Sessions' podcasting event? Now you can listen to the whole thing, released in two parts on <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/670405/one-to-one" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">One-to-One</a>. Last week, we released the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980500/now-you-can-listen-to-interviews-from-next-up-the-la-river-on-one-to-one" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first half of the interviews</a>, and this week we've got the rest.&nbsp;</p><p>This week's playlist of live recordings features interviews with:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979380/listen-to-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-5-with-lou-pesce-of-metabolic-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Lou Pesce</strong></a>&nbsp;(designer with Metabolic Studio)</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979836/listen-to-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-6-julia-meltzer-clockshop-and-elizabeth-timme-la-m-s" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Julia Meltzer</strong></a>&nbsp;(director and founder of Clockshop, a non-profit arts organization) and&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149979836/listen-to-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-6-julia-meltzer-clockshop-and-elizabeth-timme-la-m-s" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elizabeth Timme</a>&nbsp;</strong>(co-director of LA-M&aacute;s)</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980005/listen-to-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-7-with-renee-dake-wilson-la-city-planning-commission-and-alexander-robinson-office-of-outdoor-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Renee Dake Wilson</strong></a>&nbsp;(partner at Dake Wilson Architects and VP of the Los Angeles City Planning Commission) and&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980005/listen-to-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session-7-with-renee-dake-wilson-la-city-planning-commission-and-alexander-robinson-office-of-outdoor-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Robinson</a>&nbsp;</strong>(assistant professor of architecture at USC and principal at Office of Outdoor Research)</p><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149980645/mia-lehrer-discusses-her-long-running-history-with-the-la-river-s-redevelopment-on-our-final-next-up-the-la-river-mini-session" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mia Lehrer</a>&nbsp;</strong>(founder and president at Mia Lehrer + Associates)</p><p>Individual episodes are available on Archinect Sessions. Listen and subscribe&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions/id928222819" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Listen to&nbsp;<strong>One-to-One</strong>&nbsp;#48, featuring the last four interviews from<strong>&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/842448/next-up-la-river-mini-session" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Next Up: The LA River</a></strong>:</p><ul><li><strong>iTunes</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions-one-to-one/id1057340260?mt=2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to listen</a>, and click the "Subscribe" button below the lo...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981495/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-12-05T15:15:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:00:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ep/epcd90b6qdwny3md.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an art exhibition as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;LA is&nbsp;abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings&nbsp;around town that are worth checking out.</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/8397/fast-forward-future-of-play" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fast Forward: Future of Play |&nbsp;December 8</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lb/lbu1ose42xuzmrxd.jpg"></p><p>In the rapidly expanding markets of VR and robotics, interactions based on play and, well, fun are increasingly scrutinized for marketable potentials. Hear representatives from Disney and Mattel discuss the future of play in our Internet-of-Everything world, and its implications for early childhood development.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8656/the-human-beast-art-of-maxine-kim-stussy-jan-stussy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Human Beast: Art of Maxine Kim Stussy &amp; Jan Stussy |&nbsp;Opening on December 10</a><strong>,</strong> recommended by Alexander Walter</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/8d/8d52ju711zycleqk.jpg"><em>Stuss...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981494/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-12-05T14:53:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:00:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ic/ic4trhp4oc8pzwmf.jpg" width="650" height="430" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</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 events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8639/camilo-vergara-book-talk-detroit-is-no-dry-bones" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Camilo Vergara Book Talk: &ldquo;Detroit Is No Dry Bones&rdquo; |&nbsp;December 6</a>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/zg/zgk5nbk4qj6vb0om.jpg"></p><p>Having spent the last 25 years documenting the city of&nbsp;Detroit, ethnographer and photographer Camilo Jos&eacute; Vergara will talk about his latest book,&nbsp;&ldquo;Detroit Is No Dry Bones&rdquo;, at The Skyscraper Museum. Vergara's photographs in this book focus&nbsp;on&nbsp;Detroit's urban revival, from its repurposed buildings to its local ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149981477/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-12-05T13:27:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T22:56:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dj/djrjr217fjcmrs8t.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>At a perfect time of year to take stock (the 'silly season' of parties hasn't quite started, but we are quickly moving towards the year's close), this week provides a series of events focusing on reflection. From&nbsp;collections showing the life works of iconic creators to&nbsp;a discussion on how we continue to work in the city;&nbsp;and from looking at the concept of the city itself from a different (sweeter) angle, to challenging our consumer society through craft.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8539/workshop-gingerbread-houses" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Workshop - Gingerbread Houses! |&nbsp;7-21&nbsp;December</a></strong></p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8668/gingerbread-city-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gingerbread City - exhibition | 7-22 December</a></strong></p><p><a title="Image: Museum of Architecture" href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/800x/ym/ymovx7jf4idwyr6w.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ym/ymovx7jf4idwyr6w.jpg"></a></p><p><em>Image: Museum of Architecture</em></p><p>The Museum of Architecture are opening&nbsp;<em>The&nbsp;Gingerbread City</em> this week, a new, annual&nbsp;competition where practices have designed and created gingerbread plots, which come together to create an entire city of sugar.&nbsp;&nbsp;Different city zones had different briefs, ranging from Unite d&rsquo;Hobnob (high density, central urban a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980528/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-28T17:11:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T00:31:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v8/v8dy0wz86ef6bjc1.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an art exhibition as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;LA is&nbsp;abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings&nbsp;around town that are worth checking out.</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/8650/live-filming-rad-bad-and-sad-talk-show" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Live Filming: Rad, Bad, and Sad (Talk Show) |&nbsp;December 4</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/g0/g0kgzd49sfd71nf5.jpg"></p><p>Materials &amp; Applications is something of an LA-architecture institution. Right now, they have an&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/8429/the-kid-gets-out-of-the-picture-at-materials-applications" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">interesting exhibit</a>&nbsp;up in their courtyard space: "a contemporary update on the aesthetic principles of early 19th century English landscape architecture". Head over on Sunday night for some "bantering" on past exhibitions held at the space with Joseph Adam Dunn and Ben Warwas.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8651/enchanted-forest-of-light" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Enchanted: Forest of Light | Open now until Jan...</a></strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980489/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-11-28T15:24:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T00:32:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t2/t2kk4q8k4ilxdiao.jpg" width="650" height="489" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As we enter into December, it seems as though&nbsp;there are already too many Christmas fairs and markets to write about.&nbsp;So, if you need a break from the busy&nbsp;streets, then why not retreat to a gallery, an interesting talk,&nbsp;or to a botanical wonderland to avoid the rush of (early) Christmas shoppers?&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8647/tour-great-british-buildings-thornsett-road" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tour: Great British Buildings - Thornsett Road | 7 December</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/3n/3nbxjrmk9b7m3pgf.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Allies and Morrison</em></p><p>Thornsett Road, designed by Allies &amp; Morrison, completed in 2015 by architects was awarded the RIBA London Award&nbsp; this year. The business headquarters&nbsp; south London is, in part, a new building and in part a respectful response to the existing buildings and context. This architect-led tour is a fantastic opportunity to get to grips with this south-of-the-river gem.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/7028/robert-rauschenberg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Rauschenberg | 1 December - 2 April 2017</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/z6/z65rqrq6j8y07vw9.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Robert Rauschenburg</em></p><p>Opening this week is the comprehensive collection of the works of Rober...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149980480/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-28T14:43:00-05:00 >2016-12-07T00:33:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xn/xn52xud6khmra0au.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</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 events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8649/leaning-out-iv-women-in-landscape-architecture-aiany-global-dialogues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEANING OUT IV | Women in Landscape Architecture - AIANY Global Dialogues | November 29</a>, recommended by Nicholas Korody</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/4k/4kbbsr59ak4bcp06.jpg"></p><p>Women currently account for more than half of all architecture students&mdash;but that figure drops dramatically in professional contexts. This is in part because the discipline remains riddled with structural&mdash;and explicit&mdash;sexism. The same goes, of course, for Landscape Architecture. Find out m...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979718/this-week-s-picks-for-la-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for LA architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-21T19:06:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:49:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m3/m3vyc9bj7bggh77y.jpg" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an art exhibition as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;LA is&nbsp;abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked. Archinect and&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;compiled a snappy list of noteworthy happenings&nbsp;around town that are worth checking out.</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/8025/michael-sorkin-studio-and-terreform-metrophysics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Sorkin Studio and Terreform: Metrophysics |&nbsp;Open now until December 4</a>, recommended by Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/9u/9umojpce7555qr20.jpg"></p><p>In 2005, Michael Sorkin Studio underwent "mitosis" through the founding of Terreform, a practice focused on "non-commercial&mdash;even utopian&mdash;projects and ambitions," such that the Studio could focus entirely on "ordinary" building while both firms profited from the other's research experience. This exhibit at SCI-Arc is testament to that relationship, looking to "projects with meanings rooted i...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979707/this-week-s-picks-for-nyc-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for NYC architecture and design events Justine Testado 2016-11-21T17:44:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T18:50:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tc/tcwiwc9w2yvexqqj.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Take a breather at an exhibition or a panel discussion as the holiday frenzy begins.&nbsp;As always, New York City is abuzz with creative folks expanding the possibilities of how architectural design and practice can be reinterpreted, bringing attention to what in the urban environment is constantly overlooked.&nbsp;For anyone curious about what local&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/events" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">happenings</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 events in New York City that are worth checking out.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/746512/weekly-events-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;so you don't miss out. Have a look at our latest selection of NYC events.</p><p><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8632/flatiron-sky-line-unveiling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flatiron Sky-line Unveiling |&nbsp;November 21</a><strong>, recommended by Justine Testado</strong></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/rb/rb7byhxvcqlik5p7.jpg"></p><p>See the public debut of the&nbsp;&ldquo;Flatirion Sky-Line&rdquo; installation at the Flatiron District tonight. Designed by LOT, the installation was the winner of the 2016&nbsp;Flatiron Public Plaza Holiday Design Competition.&nbsp;If you can't make it out tonight,&nbsp;the installation&nbsp;will be on display&nbsp;throughout the holiday season during the&nbsp;Flatiron/23rd Str...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979654/this-week-s-picks-for-london-architecture-and-design-events This week's picks for London architecture and design events Abigail Banfield 2016-11-21T13:44:00-05:00 >2016-11-27T19:05:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/92/92itceahjaphp9fi.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Following the <a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149979257/take-a-look-inside-london-s-new-design-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">preview last week</a> , the Design Museum will be opening its doors on Thursday 24th November, with some fantastic new exhibitions.&nbsp;</p><p>Apart from this new addition to the cultural quarter,&nbsp;the week is packed full of talks and exhibitions exploring the role of the designer in our world. Whether that is the role of an architect within a place without architecture, or the role of designers in our changing capital.</p><p>If you haven't yet managed to get down to <a href="http://bustler.net/events/search/kew/8047/the-hive-at-kew-gardens" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Hive at Kew Gardens</a>, then this week is your last chance to see this interactive installation from artist Wolfgang Buttress as it goes into its final week.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/747353/weekly-events-ldn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Check back regularly</a>&nbsp;to keep up to date with&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events_location/694828/london-gb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London</a>'s latest happenings and our weekly recommendations!</p><p><strong>The Opening of The Design Museum |&nbsp;3 events on&nbsp;24 November:&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/8345/fear-and-love-reactions-to-a-complex-world" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fear and Love</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://bustler.net/events/8625/designer-maker-user" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Designer Maker User</a>,&nbsp;</strong><strong><a href="http://bustler.net/events/8623/beazley-designs-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beazley Designs of the Year</a></strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/0n/0nzdp1wos0q94o8f.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Luke Hayes</em></p><p>The Design Museum opens its doors this week, starting as it means to go on with three great exhibitions. A permanent collection, <em>De...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149979025/frank-gehry-and-maya-lin-to-receive-presidential-medal-of-freedom Frank Gehry and Maya Lin to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Julia Ingalls 2016-11-17T12:56:00-05:00 >2016-11-23T01:41:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4p/4p8sp0y2rntj7jti.jpg" width="650" height="275" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Some good news from the White House: iconic designers <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/82907/maya-lin-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Maya Lin</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147370852/frank-gehry-and-maya-lin-find-their-ancestral-roots-on-pbs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry</a> will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Obama in a ceremony on November 22nd. While both designers have already made tremendous contributions to the global aesthetic landscape, they're not done yet. Gehry is currently undertaking <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/841652/next-up-la-river" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the revitalization of the L.A. river</a>&nbsp;among other projects,&nbsp;while according to the White House's official site, Maya Lin is working "on a multi-sited artwork/memorial, <em>What is Missing?</em> bringing awareness to the planet's loss of habitat and biodiversity."&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v0/v0nm2b9l0gn4aplr.jpg"></p><p>For more on President Obama and architecture:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149955229/tod-williams-billie-tsien-architects-selected-to-design-the-obama-presidential-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects selected to design the Obama Presidential Center</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149948693/how-will-president-obama-s-move-to-require-overtime-pay-change-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How will President Obama's move to require overtime pay change architecture?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/126726246/university-of-chicago-will-reportedly-win-race-for-obama-presidential-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Chicago will reportedly win race for Obama Presidential Library</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149978915/the-2016-world-architecture-festival-day-one-winners The 2016 World Architecture Festival Day One winners Justine Testado 2016-11-16T19:50:00-05:00 >2016-11-28T12:43:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n9/n9kca7fdyefernn4.jpg" width="650" height="452" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Returning to Berlin after four years in Singapore, the 2016 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/14206/world-architecture-festival" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Architecture Festival</a> is in full swing.&nbsp;Over 2,000&nbsp;architects and design enthusiasts&nbsp;flock to the two-day event to watch the live competition unfold before their eyes, as architecture teams go head-to-head to be crowned as either&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/510406/world-building-of-the-year" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">World Building</a>,&nbsp;Landscape, or Future Project of the Year on November 18.</p><p>As always, the competition attracts a high caliber of projects all vying to win big. Day One ended with the announcement of the&nbsp;Completed Building and Future Project category winners.&nbsp;Check out the projects below&nbsp;&mdash; and be on the lookout for the Day Two&nbsp;winners tomorrow!</p><p><strong>COMPLETED BUILDINGS</strong></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING/House of the Year: House MM by OHLAB/Oliver Hernaiz Architecture Lab</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/lr/lrevkgcepkukx4xi.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CIVIC + COMMUNITY: Salburua Civic Center by IDOM</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/i9/i9iezrbomhtg96pf.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>CULTURE: National Museum in Szczecin by Robert Konieczny-KWK Promes</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/ye/ye9jp4lgreu1iomd.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>DISPLAY: The Waterfront Pavilion by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/5n/5n3ekj7zxy10zf5d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>HOUSING: Aluminium Tip by Babin + Renaud</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1010x/mq/mqjak9txd52i736d.jpg"></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;<strong>MIXED USE: Malm&ouml; Live by schmidt h...</strong></p>