Archinect - News 2015-04-27T05:14:44-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/126055079/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-04-24T15:09:00-04:00 >2015-04-24T17:22:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a6/a6vis0szuojmtdba.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/outdoors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Outdoors</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yg/yg0xgoiiv1rhz6ya.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/urbanprojectsbureau/project/a-hard-working-house2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Hard Working House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/urbanprojectsbureau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Projects Bureau</a>; Photo: Richard Leeney</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1v/1vu140l6q6505zdk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/35788802/tuna-canyon-blvd-malibu-ca/35788803" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tuna Canyon Blvd Home</a> in Malibu, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/35788802/john-hamilton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John Hamilton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/ms8a2rqwvbaalj08.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/122153879/house-passage-of-landscape/122153880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Passage of Landscape</a> in Toyota, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/ihrmk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ihrmk</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5i/5iuk36ske9povrhy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/fabiocostanzo/project/courtyard-house-of-stone" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Courtyard House of Stone</a> in Trapani, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/fabiocostanzo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio 4e</a>; Garden Expert:&nbsp;Lucia Gitto; Photo: Angelo Geloso</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o6/o65rdfgpmb6bfqsy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bromleycaldariarchitects/project/ocean-view-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ocean View House</a> on Fire Island, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/bromleycaldariarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bromley Caldari Architects</a>; Photo: Mikiko Kikuyama/Nathan Kirkman</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/or/orq6zhak3nvpzcrq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/45216499/house-in-blair-atholl/125343872" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Blair Atholl, Johannesburg, South Africa by <a href="http://archinect.com/NvdmArchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nico van der Meulen Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/29/29a2rmbygbkmhl28.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/51498127/modern-barn/125360786" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modern Barn</a> in East Hampton, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/51498127/naiztat-ham-architects-p-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Naiztat + Ham Architects, P.C.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/59rdjfwsh9nvhorf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/50477611/trump-cadde/117944012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Trump Cadde</a> in Istanbul, Turkey by <a href="http://archinect.com/gadarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GAD Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/14/14svk7r8y6aemrn2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/117902281/casa-datri-dasa/117971324" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">casa DATRI &amp; DASA</a> in...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/126048642/photographer-serge-najjar-captures-the-duel-between-man-and-architecture Photographer Serge Najjar captures the "duel" between Man and Architecture Alexander Walter 2015-04-24T12:42:00-04:00 >2015-04-24T12:43:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5a/5ah2m3tsvf3agiga.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The work of Lebanese photographer Serge Najjar shows a striking mix of vibrant colors and stark architectural geometry. His pictures generally feature a small, lone figure in the midst of an overpowering backdrop, giving an impression of man&rsquo;s smallness as he moves through the world he&rsquo;s created &mdash; an inverted power relationship in which the man-made dominates the maker.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/125900756/society-of-architectural-historians-announces-2015-award-winners-and-fellows Society of Architectural Historians Announces 2015 Award Winners and Fellows Helena Karabatsos 2015-04-22T23:41:00-04:00 >2015-04-22T18:43:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x4/x48zzs2diztn3qt2.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Society of Architectural Historians announced the winners of the 2015 Publication Awards and the 2015 SAH Award for Film and Video at its 68th&nbsp;Annual International Conference Awards Ceremony in Chicago, Ill., on April 16. The Society also named four individuals as SAH Fellows for their lifelong contributions to the field of architectural history.</p><p><strong>2015 Publication Award Recipients</strong><br>Each year, SAH presents publication awards honoring excellence in architectural history, urban history, landscape history and historic preservation scholarship as well as architectural exhibition catalogues.</p><p>The winners of the Society&rsquo;s 2015 Publication Awards are listed below. The 2016 award cycle opens on June 1, 2015. For more information, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sah.org/conferences-and-programs/awards-programs/publication-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">sah.org/publication-awards</a>.</p><p><strong>Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award</strong></p><p>Richard Harris,&nbsp;<em>Building a Market: The Rise of the Home Improvement Industry, 1914&ndash;1960&nbsp;</em>(Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012)</p><p>Christopher Curtis Mead,&nbsp;<em>Making Modern Paris: Victor Baltard&rsquo;s Central ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/125514414/film-the-northparker-signals-change-in-a-once-blighted-san-diego-district FILM: The Northparker signals change in a once-blighted San Diego district Justine Testado 2015-04-17T14:49:00-04:00 >2015-04-17T15:41:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mm/mmfl0h81wajcl8i5.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://breadtruckfilms.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Breadtruck Films</a> captures a glimpse of The Northparker's impact in the booming Northpark neighborhood of San Diego in the nearly 6.5-minute film, "The Northparker". Designed by architect/developer <a href="http://www.jonathansegalarchitect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jonathan Segal</a>, the monolithic mixed-use structure has 27 stylish residential units tucked inside in addition to four hipster-friendly restaurants that offer craft beer and street food. Plus, the building received <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125454077/2015-aia-housing-awards-continue-to-foster-designing-high-quality-housing-for-all" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a 2015 AIA Housing Award</a> yesterday.</p><p>Watch the whole film right below. (Adorable-kid commentary included.)</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/125457295/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-interiors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Interiors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-04-17T13:53:00-04:00 >2015-04-22T17:16:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qf/qfu2fq59zurd9oua.jpg" width="514" height="711" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/interiors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Interiors</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ta/taydy4zbk4r7denj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/125202382/a-frame-re-think/125203190" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A-Frame Re-Think</a> in Fire Island Pines, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/bromleycaldariarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bromley Caldari Architects</a>; Photo: Mikiko Kikuyama</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ei/eiyrhx1tiqdflnto.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/93156891/graveney-school-sixth-form-block/125261879" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Graveney School Sixth Form Block</a> in Tooting, London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/urbanprojectsbureau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Projects Bureau</a>; Photo: Kilian O'Sullivan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ip/ipq7935fr0wap3cg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/120110236/roof-apartment-in-politia/124878068" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Roof Apartment</a> in Pol&iacute;tia, Greece by <a href="http://archinect.com/ssaraf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Savvas Sarafidis</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/26/261cov65a2fqm7zk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk/project/rozet" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rozet</a> in Arnhem, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects</a>; Photo: Scagliola/Brakkee &copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kz/kzj3h862m6hj6mw5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf/project/jesuit-high-school-chapel-of-the-north-american-martyr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jesuit High School Chapel of the North American Martyr</a> in Carmichael, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hodgetts + Fung</a>; Photo: Joe Fletcher</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y1khfww9wh6s0org.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/118858781/synagoge-chabad-lubawitsch-berlin-wilmersdorf/123734241" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Synagoge Chabad Lubawitsch</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/118858781/nps-tchoban-voss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">nps tchoban voss</a>; Photo: Julia Jungfer</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p7/p7lbaoif4bppatpl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/83908089/peribere-residence/120890549" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peribere Residence</a> in Miami Beach, FL by ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124972883/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-stairs-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Stairs" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-04-10T14:44:00-04:00 >2015-04-11T14:27:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6f/6fdcei74rg1e4vwr.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/stairs/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Stairs</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4b/4bhfg8qtpfn00glv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/9294/united-states-courthouse-salt-lake-city/118361547" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">United States Courthouse</a> in Salt Lake City, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/tphifer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thomas Phifer and Partners</a>; Photo: Scott Frances</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hv/hvn8yiapsjlg96zd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk/project/eemhuis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eemhuis</a> in Amersfoort, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects</a>; Photo: Scagliola/Brakkee &copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2x/2xwi1thyoxzboiwn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/studioMDA/project/franklin-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Franklin Street</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/studioMDA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studioMDA</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7a/7aot4zvq35uhkkc3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/73295327/mamilla-residence/115171598" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mamilla</a> in Jerusalem, Israel by <a href="http://archinect.com/mrajerusalem" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matti Rosenshine Architects</a>; Photo: Ilan Nahum</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zj/zjuwinrc171vir5a.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/house-in-sang-an-playground-of-a-delightful-couple/117830766" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Sang-an, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/54428815/studio_gaon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studio_GAON</a>; Photo: Hyosook Chin</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mf/mfm28r6plg7xm2q4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects/project/field-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Field House</a> in Wisconsin by <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wendell Burnette Architects</a>; Photo: Bill Timmerman photographs</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5w/5wto8isqr61mq2xo.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/98342/brooklyn-row-house-2/121734672" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn Row House 2</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/oa-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office of Architecture</a>; Photo: Ben Anderson Photo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/va/vadhpbr6bi9lxkyb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gvarqs/project/departamento-roma-oaxaca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Departamento Roma Oaxaca</a> ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124814566/john-portman-s-inadvertent-dystopian-fortresses John Portman's Inadvertent Dystopian Fortresses Julia Ingalls 2015-04-08T16:54:00-04:00 >2015-04-13T19:38:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sf/sfqt9wgnioe4kj0u.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;[Directors are] projecting a future by imagining how it would look in ruins,&rdquo; said Michael Hays, a professor of architectural theory at Harvard. &ldquo;All the flesh has been removed and you just see the architectural bones. I&rsquo;ve always thought Portman&rsquo;s buildings would make very beautiful ruins, because the essence of them is so powerful and so direct.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>In this larger piece about how Atlanta has become a favored setting for dystopian cinema, Harvard professor Michael Hays shares an unusual perspective on the work of John Portman as cinematic harbinger of doom.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124454061/chatter-opening-at-the-art-institute-of-chicago-april-11 CHATTER opening at the Art Institute of Chicago - April 11 johnszot 2015-04-04T15:00:00-04:00 >2015-04-06T10:10:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8c20bwrkdxcq6l1.jpg" width="514" height="483" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architecture is a perpetual conversation between the present and the past, knowing full well that the future is listening. So what happens when this dialogue is influenced by contemporary modes of communication such as texting, Twitter, and Instagram? Chatter: Architecture Talks Back looks at the diverse contemporary methods and approaches wielded by five emerging architects: Bureau Spectacular, Erin Besler, Fake Industries Architectural Agonism, Formlessfinder, and John Szot Studio.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>CHATTER</em> is opening next weekend (April 11th) at the Art Institute of Chicago with a panel discussion featuring Jimenez Lai (Bureau Spectacular), John Szot, Chris Grimley (over,under), and Kelly Bair.&nbsp;The exhibit also features work from Iker Gil (MAS Studio and MAS Context).</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124377721/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-04-03T14:09:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T14:45:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5g/5ghfvp17znk8ye5m.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jb/jbw1hw38a77uuz9l.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/33668/mas-museum-aan-de-stroom/123719774" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAS - Museum aan de Stroom</a> in Antwerp, Belgium by <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects</a>; Photo: Sarah Blee &copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c6/c6ritvnsxkxlof60.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/118858781/hamburger-hof-berlin-germany/123191376" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hamburger Hof</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/118858781/nps-tchoban-voss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">nps tchoban voss</a>; Photo: Roland Halbe</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xw/xwjl24sk3kwvqzye.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects/project/a-house-by-08023-architects-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A House</a> in Badalona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">08023 &middot; Architecture + Design + Ideas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2q/2qcqryytnyhhzfs5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects/project/desert-courtyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desert Courtyard House</a> in Scottsdale, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wendell Burnette Architects</a>; Photo: Bill Timmerman photographs</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1m/1m20ne7yxnjy5mqp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/architectmicotti/project/marbella-spain-new-building2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apartment Building</a> in Marbella, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/architectmicotti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G.M.M. Studio Architect's Micotti</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5b/5blsfwt1f8knj2sl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/122080766/tropism-of-wild-flower/122081569" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tropism of wild flower</a> in Seoul, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/leau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L'EAU Design</a>; Photo: Park Wan-soon</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dn/dnz2u2ymmpynrvoi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf/project/jesuit-high-school-chapel-of-the-north-american-martyr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jesuit High School Chapel of the North American Martyr</a> in Carmichael, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hod...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124354329/sagrada-the-mystery-of-creation-showcases-the-collaborative-efforts-to-finish-gaud-s-towering-basilica "Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation" showcases the collaborative efforts to finish Gaudí's towering basilica Nicholas Korody 2015-04-02T13:25:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T14:08:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8fo7rohgq1mxr5i.jpg" width="514" height="387" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;What makes [the project] exceptional is the reduction of authorship to a team,&rdquo; says the architect Mark Burry in&nbsp;<em>Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation</em>, a new film by Stefan Haupt documenting the history, present, and future of perhaps the world&rsquo;s most famous construction site: the Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia in Barcelona.&nbsp;Premiering Friday at the Laemmle's Playhouse 7 in Pasadena, the film is a thoughtful, slow-paced consideration of the Antoni Gaud&iacute;-designed basilica that has taken over a century to build. In an era in which the architect and their oeuvre often seem to overshadow the singular work itself, the film stands out as a study of various individuals who have, in many cases, devoted their entire lives to a project that they may never see completed.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ha/hac0bqfhhtk6olcu.jpg"></p><p>Paralleling the deferral of authorship by Gaud&iacute;, those currently involved in the project appear uniquely devoted to the larger project, even at the expense of their own exposure. Almost like a stage play, the film introduces a series of character...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123910222/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-glass-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Glass" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-03-27T20:05:00-04:00 >2015-03-27T20:08:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3d/3d87ybz14dslmwnc.jpg" width="514" height="699" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/glass/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Glass</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qqw7arco2sx0yzsd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/33668/mas-museum-aan-de-stroom/123719774" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAS - Museum aan de Stroom</a> in Antwerp, Belgium by <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects</a>; Photo: Sarah Blee &copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zy/zy1r6g2an4gnesvc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/704/fellows-pavilion-american-academy-berlin/117860451" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fellows Pavilion - American Academy</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>; Photo: &copy; Stefan M&uuml;ller</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gx/gx3igbk3siu392an.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/110659178/p-blia-hort-nsia-de-castro-high-school/110777230" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">P&uacute;blia Hort&ecirc;nsia de Castro High School</a> in Vila Vi&ccedil;osa, Portugal by C&acirc;ndido Chuva Gomes, Arquitectos Lda. (team member: <a href="http://archinect.com/brunobernardo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bruno Trindade Bernardo)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t55a0dbx0p8amyii.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bytrarchitecten/project/verbouwing-tuindorp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Verbouwing Tuindorp</a> in Utrecht, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/bytrarchitecten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BYTR Architecten</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spz4k0ubkzshotoj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/83908089/peribere-residence/120890549" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peribere Residence</a> in Miami Beach, FL by <a href="http://archinect.com/STRANGarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">[STRANG] Architecture</a>; Photo: &copy; Claudia Uribe-Touri</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2e/2e04ke2mn75jp1ux.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/54428815/house-in-sang-an-playground-of-a-delightful-couple/117830766" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Sang-an, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/54428815/studio_gaon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">studio_GAON</a>; Photo: Hyosook Chin</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gn4ahbo420ft62h2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf/project/jesuit-high-school-chapel-of-the-north-american-martyr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jesuit High School Chapel ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123909419/jing-jin-city-china-s-luxury-ghost-town Jing Jin City, China's luxury ghost town Alexander Walter 2015-03-27T18:59:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T09:10:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/16dde572eab0e48a6e3d206b7197a7b0.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Artist/photographer&nbsp;Andi Schmied&nbsp;chose one of these Chinese new towns as the subject for a project that goes beyond merely capturing a desolate townscape. Jing Jin City, 100 miles from Beijing, is a luxury resort town consisting of some 4000 villas, a Hyatt Regency resort spa and amenities such as a golf course and a horse racing track. It is not really a ghost town, however, since it is partially populated, but many of the villas remain in various states of completion.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123682840/the-panama-canal-gets-supersized The Panama Canal Gets "Supersized" Nicholas Korody 2015-03-25T11:10:00-04:00 >2015-04-04T23:33:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a1/a1ejw7hk8pecbfs0.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Over a hundred years ago, the first ships passed from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Panama Canal. One of the greatest engineering feats ever, the Panama Canal is entering a new stage in its history in order to stave off the threat of obsolescence presented by &ldquo;post-Panamax&rdquo; ships, or vessels larger than the size constraints of the Canal. An engaging episode of the History Channel&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.history.com/shows/modern-marvels" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Modern Marvels </em></a>series, &nbsp;&ldquo;Panama Canal Supersized&rdquo; documents the herculean efforts of engineers and thousands of workers to construct a new passage through the Americas that will radically change the global economy.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c4/c4gua5cqndgi7vwc.jpg"></p><p>Considered one of the seven wonders of the modern world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panama_Canal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the original Panama Canal</a> took over a decade to complete. Since the early 16th century, there were several attempts to cut through the American continent in order to facilitate faster trade, eventually leading to a failed effort by the French in the late 19th century. The United States p...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123666742/snapshots-of-cristi-n-undurraga-s-alberto-hurtado-memorial-museum Snapshots of Cristián Undurraga's Alberto Hurtado memorial museum Justine Testado 2015-03-24T15:18:00-04:00 >2015-04-04T22:36:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/be/be8xrfsuwu1tarw0.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 2010, a sanctuary in Santiago was completed in [Hurtado's] honor &mdash; at the very site where he founded the Hogar de Cristo back in the 1940s. The building was designed by Chilean architect Cristi&aacute;n Undurraga, of Undurraga Dev&eacute;s Arquitectos, and it is elegant and serene &mdash; a true space of contemplation. It also makes the most of simple materials: rough B&eacute;ton brut concrete, glass blocks and blond wood ceilings that don't overwhelm the artifacts on display...</p></em><br /><br /><p>Calming photos of the Santiago-based memorial museum, which Chilean architect&nbsp;<a href="http://www.undurragadeves.cl/?page_id=43" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cristi&aacute;n Undurraga</a> designed in honor of Jesuit priest Father Alberto Hurtado and his humanitarian work.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123352854/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-wood-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Wood" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-03-20T14:10:00-04:00 >2015-03-25T14:19:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nb/nbhja0pffjjb272y.jpg" width="514" height="702" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/wood/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Wood</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9r/9rv7heaw63vdysx4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/103124358/restaurante-don-shawarma/119761670" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Restaurante Don Shawarma</a> in Babahoyo, Ecuador by <a href="http://archinect.com/naturafuturarq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Natura Futura Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Juan Alberto Andrade &amp; Natura Futura</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agpmlemshf8djjtc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jamieson/project/carlyon-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carlyon Residence i</a>n Traverse City, MI by <a href="http://archinect.com/jamieson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Jamieson</a>; Photo: Glen Rauth</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yg/ygcgllhol8c3d729.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/120432170/kindergarten-and-caretaker-house/120432977" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kindergarten and Caretaker House</a> in Bregnano, Italy by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/carlorivi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carlo Rivi Architecture</a> in collaboration with Eugenio Castiglioni</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x8/x8che3qo68h7prs4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/98342/brooklyn-row-house-2/121734672" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn Row House 2</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/oa-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office of Architecture</a>; Photo: Ben Anderson Photo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cd1esqi2f9tllnmu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29878/morris-house/119811451" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Morris House</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/29878/martin-fenlon-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martin Fenlon Architecture</a>; Photo: Eric Staudenmaier</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8t/8touiak1n13gx396.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/www.mgaarchitects.com/project/m-jg-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M&amp;JG House</a> in Lincoln, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/www.mgaarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marcus Gleysteen Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p46vfy2ox0hosu1f.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson/project/phoenix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phoenix House</a> in Berkeley, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/andersonanderson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anderson Anderson Architecture</a>; Photo: An...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123282173/photo-archive-of-blade-runner-model-shop-shows-remarkably-convincing-replicants-hard-at-work Photo archive of "Blade Runner" model shop shows remarkably convincing replicants hard at work Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-03-19T17:12:00-04:00 >2015-03-20T16:17:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a9/a9igc8k1gr5lgu9b.jpg" width="514" height="778" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>An amazing cache of 142 "behind the scenes" photos from the model shop of the 1982 classic sci-fi flick "Blade Runner" are now <a href="http://imgur.com/a/mv8qf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">available on imgur</a>. A huge h/t to <a href="http://boingboing.net/2015/03/17/images-from-the-bladerunner-mo.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Boing Boing</a>, where we first came across these photos.</p><p>Perhaps they're coming to light now as promo for the (official) <a href="http://variety.com/2014/film/news/harrison-ford-loves-blade-runner-2-script-1201378743/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blade Runner sequel</a>?&nbsp;Here's a selection of some of our favorites, in all their late '70s glory:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fdlg24zitm5hus4y.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aw/awvwed4l5tkotp2b.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0s/0ss0rvyrrcx97i0r.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ln/lno4pyzu6d5shtwt.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6a/6acp4dmuta9vy7t0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hk/hkcxllpk1v2icfz7.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mq/mq60ci695xi71w48.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uc/ucxo9awm9zqloa9m.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ta/tapsrew4k3ulzboh.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pp/ppe9cp8yphryci96.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/kypwexn8iitwapek.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5j/5jrtemkdcxmujxa8.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/as/as11ebejl2hfq7o1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2b8ejogfoxark4e0.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bg/bgic96jrisnhip36.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p0/p0tlm00rgmgei39w.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0atubqlk7kjpipo.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l0/l0h5t4gpg7uqf6or.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l7/l7vnmq691whqktj6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lu/lusayfw8xu30heo8.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kg/kgrsln699jl6siqp.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/801qilkw9pq586jy.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/11/11dgxxnjnb64k25c.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123197015/the-strange-and-beautiful-architecture-of-matthias-jung The strange and beautiful architecture of Matthias Jung Alexander Walter 2015-03-18T13:00:00-04:00 >2015-03-23T22:22:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3c221b26f9a3ce73ec01a893e72c255.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>German-based graphic designer Matthias Jung creates imaginative houses, that we'd like to encounter in real life. He calls his creations 'architectural short poems', that aim to visualize another perspective on how we could see the world and live in it. The homes are put together from photo material that he collects and re-arranges in unexpected ways.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/123119878/buckminster-fuller-tells-the-tale-on-his-geodesic-life-in-a-mini-storybook-style-audio-interview Buckminster Fuller tells the tale on His Geodesic Life in a mini storybook-style audio interview Justine Testado 2015-03-17T13:40:00-04:00 >2015-03-23T20:35:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hw/hwhcohxkvvplaxtf.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Quoted Studios&nbsp;&mdash; the creators of the acclaimed animated interview series <a href="http://blankonblank.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blank on Blank</a>&nbsp;&mdash; introduced The Experimenters, a brand new mini interview series that offers a peek into the minds of iconic figures in science, technology, and innovation. The first episode, which aired today, shines the spotlight on ol' Buckminster Fuller on His Geodesic Life. The other two episodes will feature anthropologist Jane Goodall and theoretical physicist Richard Feynman.</p><p>Like a storybook, the short film features a recorded audio interview with Bucky by renowned broadcaster <a href="http://studsterkel.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studs Terkel</a> from 1965 and 1970. "Everyone aware of his work agrees that Buckminster Fuller is one of the original minds of our time," Terkel remarks in the introduction. Colorful animations by Jennifer Yoo accompany Fuller's distinctive run-on conversational style and maintain a sense of charm as Fuller talks about how his own environment&nbsp;&mdash; particularly his own personal struggles and painful experiences&nbsp;&mdash; catapulted his architect...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123052384/lawsuit-against-the-lucas-museum-to-proceed Lawsuit against the Lucas Museum to Proceed Nicholas Korody 2015-03-16T15:54:00-04:00 >2015-03-18T11:02:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3y/3yheo6pw55dineqj.jpg" width="514" height="371" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A lawsuit challenging plans for the Lucas museum along Chicago's lakefront can proceed, a federal judge ruled Thursday, leaving legal hurdles in place if the selected site remains between Soldier Field and McCormick Place. Friends of the Parks filed a lawsuit in November against the Chicago Park District and the city of Chicago over the museum plans, contending the proposed site near Lake Michigan violates the public trust.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The lawsuit asserts that proposed site for the Lucas Museum requires approval by the Illinois General Assembly, something contested by the Park District and the city who argue the museum will be provide public benefits. It was <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113578619/lucas-museum-faces-lawsuit-from-friends-of-the-parks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">filed</a> last year by the Friends of the Parks, who assert that since the site is made up of land that was reclaimed from a protected waterway, it should be preserved as an open space. The land was part of Lake Michigan until it was formed in the 1920s.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ek/ekp4ujxa0jqihx5u.jpg"></p><p>The noted filmmaker George Lucas selected Chicago for the location of his proposed museum last year. The director plans to fully-fund the project, which would contain paintings, photographs, illustration and films related to movie-making. The city offered 17 acres of lakefront property, assumedly in the hopes that, once built, the museum would serve as a tourist attraction. While the property is currently serving as a parking lot, according to the lawsuit, the planned development would restrict public access to the...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122996207/editor-s-picks-408 Editor's Picks #408 Nam Henderson 2015-03-16T11:50:00-04:00 >2015-03-16T18:43:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6x/6xfwav4xoahiej7e.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;profiled the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/122742069/art-architecture-the-los-angeles-nomadic-division-sets-up-camp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Los Angeles Nomadic Division</a> (LAND).&nbsp;<strong>jla-x</strong>&nbsp;was excited as has "<em>been looking for a way to get involved with something like this</em>".&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rp/rpksum3853iikizn.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;- The world lost visionary Frei Otto and his death moved up the announcement of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122595638/frei-otto-wins-2015-pritzker-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">his winning the 2015 Pritzker Prize</a>.&nbsp;Plus,&nbsp;the renowned <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122750119/michael-graves-has-died-at-the-age-of-80" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Graves died</a> and his firm promised to "<em>continue to honor Michael&rsquo;s humanistic design philosophy</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kp/kpalmx50v0jgcrtk.jpg"></p><p>While&nbsp;<strong>EKE</strong> thought Otto was "<em>a spectacular choice. &nbsp;Bravo.</em>",&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/22610164/eric-chavkin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Chavkin</a>&nbsp;noted "<em>Frei Otto's work inspired Glen Small's BIOMORPHIC BIOSPHERE and much of early SCI_Arc student work</em>".&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/rmagoon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RJ Magoon</a>&nbsp;also opined "<em>No matter your opinion on the man or his work, it's hard to deny Graves' enormous influence on the practice and education in the last quarter of the Twentieth Century</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ok/oksnbyw1tucscl3h.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/ayeshaghosh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ayesha Ghosh</a>&nbsp;reported in from <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122752532/aranda-lasch-and-cc-arquitectos-give-first-emerging-voices-lecture-of-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the first of the Architectural League of New York 2015 </a><a href="http://archleague.org/events/emerging-voices-events/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emerging Voices</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122752532/aranda-lasch-and-cc-arquitectos-give-first-emerging-voices-lecture-of-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> lecture series</a>, with firms <a href="http://arandalasch.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aranda\Lasch</a> and <a href="http://www.ccarquitectos.com.mx/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MANUEL CERVANTES CESPEDES / CC ARQUITECTOS</a>. There Aranda claimed "<em>we like th...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122818149/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-kitchen-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Kitchen Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-03-13T15:25:00-04:00 >2015-03-13T17:10:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17rz6safkooesqzp.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the <strong>brand new</strong> board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/kitchen-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Kitchen Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yd/ydjnv0yg8mrw2tiw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31739426/kafka-residence/99378950" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kafka Residence</a> in La Jolla, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/SafdieRabines" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Safdie Rabines Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wo/wodytk3fi5k5e4ol.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/i29ia/project/invisible-kitchen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Invisible Kitchen</a> in Paris, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/i29ia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">i29 interior architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1w/1wd8vn1e4jebgaz4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/22588/one-family-house-in-vallvidrera-barcelona-by-ylab-arquitectos-barcelona/83115806" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vallvidrera House</a> in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/22588/ylab-arquitectos-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YLAB Arquitectos Barcelona</a>; Photo: Marcela Grassi</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wx/wx546txtmz4dw0zl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/64841783/brooklyn-rowhouse-ii/67447199" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rowhouse II</a> in Brooklyn, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/64841783/robinson-grisaru-architecture-pc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robinson + Grisaru Architecture PC</a>; Photo: Catherine Tighe</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/91/91l568c6sioc6sjd.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/77847420/box-house-by-1-1-arquitetura-design/83226662" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Box House</a> in Brasilia, Brazil by <a href="http://archinect.com/umaum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1:1 arquitetura:design</a>; Photo: Edgard Cesar</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r0/r09ppsb978f5x8wr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/122153879/house-passage-of-landscape/122153880" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Passage of Landscape</a> in Toyota, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/ihrmk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ihrmk</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ew/ewc6nbqy3j1uj4c0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/martinarchitects/project/gansett" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gansett</a> in Amagansett, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/martinarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martin Architects PC</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sf/sfhwo2torff3ylpc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; Edgewater Residence in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/formationassociation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Formation Association</a>; Photo: Josh White</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/an/anr91hetkb0khs7b.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jameswagmanarchitect/project/loft-east-village2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">East Village Loft</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/jameswagmanarchitect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ja...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122679177/uncle-wolfgang Uncle Wolfgang Nam Henderson 2015-03-11T23:17:00-04:00 >2015-03-30T14:16:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ps/ps6ny68dacpnake8.jpg" width="514" height="649" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>He&rsquo;d traveled the world on assignment, compiling a trove of dazzling images &mdash; the soaring, dusk-lit arches of the Metropolitan Opera; the golden, cathedral-like spires of the General Electric Building; the limestone prism of a Saudi Arabian bank jutting above the Red Sea.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Alex Hoyt penned a tribute to his uncle, the late&nbsp;architectural photographer&nbsp;Wolfgang Hoyt, <a href="http://www.hultgren.org/darrow/news.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">who&nbsp;died on October 17, 1996</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122218995/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-details-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Details" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-03-06T08:00:00-05:00 >2015-03-12T16:03:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lk/lkgu8zvanb05xgj1.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/details/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Details</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z8/z8exj9os13tcjivl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects/project/a-house-by-08023-architects-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A House</a> in Badalona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">08023 &middot; Architecture + Design + Ideas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/py18civhj6ivmj68.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/122048629/upper-main-line-residence/122071139" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Upper Main Line Residence</a> in Devon, PA by <a href="http://archinect.com/jamieson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Jamieson</a>; Photo: Sam Oberter</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f8/f8v8nhajbg3619nw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/704/tour-total/117861256" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tour Total</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>; Photo: Corinne Rose</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gn3cv06og7ylfadv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/23900/rise-nation/120750153" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rise Nation</a> in West Hollywood, CA by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a> (Sculpture Design)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sc/sc5ppw9mzarysm4p.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/73295327/mamilla-residence/115171598" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mamilla</a> in Jerusalem, Israel by <a href="http://archinect.com/mrajerusalem" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matti Rosenshine Architects</a>; Photo: Ilan Nahum</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p5/p5cl8jjsnwz13eaw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/57933/proyecto-clamor-de-paz/120038727" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Proyecto Clamor de Paz</a> in Guaimaca, Honduras by <a href="http://archinect.com/lukezarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Lukez Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zp/zpmdt8f5xfyg0qai.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/103124358/restaurante-don-shawarma/119761670" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Restaurante Don Shawarma</a> in Babahoyo, Ecuador by <a href="http://archinect.com/naturafuturarq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Natura Futura Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Juan Alberto Andrade &amp; Natura Futura</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pv/pvh2oby21940xrc0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102548/turning-pink-w/1303141" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TURNING PINK W/</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102548/leong-leong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEONG LEONG</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ad/adas3gi56j2x1did.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/AlfredoPimentel/project/skel_bench" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SKEL_Bench</a> in Cambridge...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122202906/how-video-game-engines-may-influence-the-future-of-architecture-and-everything-else How video game engines may influence the future of architecture (and everything else) Alexander Walter 2015-03-05T13:47:00-05:00 >2015-03-11T18:19:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8c3c3a31a0e3f628e7275102b453f3f.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Epic Games, the company best known for Gears of War, has a very different plan for this generation of video games &mdash; one that expands far beyond what games are typically assumed to be. [...] In this future, or present if you ask Sweeney, lessons learned from one field, say an architect designing a virtual building, can be applied to games or film, and likewise. Sweeney believes the potential application of the engine across all fields increases exponentially as information is shared.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/122049433/h-l-ne-binet-celebrates-first-u-s-exhibit-at-wuho-with-the-2015-julius-shulman-institute-photography-award Hélène Binet celebrates first U.S. exhibit at WUHO with the 2015 Julius Shulman Institute Photography Award Justine Testado 2015-03-03T14:14:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:00:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1o/1otpfdf5c8j5vdqb.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The WUHO Gallery in Hollywood was abuzz on the opening night of <a href="http://jsi.architecture.woodbury.edu/portfolio/helene-binet-fragments-of-light" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;H&eacute;l&egrave;ne Binet: Fragments of Light&rdquo;</a> this past Saturday, in celebration of Binet as the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118971699/the-2015-julius-shulman-institute-photography-award-goes-to-h-l-ne-binet" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 recipient</a> of the Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award. Co-curated by JSI Managing Director Emily Bills and Binet, &ldquo;Fragments of Light&rdquo; is the photographer&rsquo;s first U.S. exhibition featuring around 20 photos out of her vast body of work from 25 years of working in the field.</p><p>Treating light as if it were a building material, Binet&rsquo;s signature style renders the buildings of architects like Peter Zumthor, Zaha Hadid, and Le Corbusier into black and white atmospheric compositions of light, shadow, and sharp details that Binet masterfully captures all through a film camera.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fj/fjh0owo6tk5ee90n.jpg"></p><p>The crowd slowly trickled into the narrow but long gallery space, which was soon full of friends, associates, Woodbury architecture students and alumni, and photography and arts enthusiasts chattering away over light refreshments.</p><p>Notable attendees in...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121971507/a-look-at-africa-s-modernist-architecture A Look at Africa's Modernist Architecture Nicholas Korody 2015-03-02T13:57:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:10:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/db/dbzwxguikmp5tv05.jpg" width="514" height="327" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;There was an intense flowering of experimental and futuristic architecture in the 1960s and 70s, which the young African countries used to express their national identities,&rdquo; says [Swiss architect Manuel] Herz, who has curated an exhibition of more than 80 buildings from sub-Saharan Africa, showing at the Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany, until May. &ldquo;But we simply don&rsquo;t know about it... we wanted to show this incredible cultural wealth that also exists.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Usually the projects of African "big man" leaders, the modernist buildings were often constructed for propagandistic purpose and tended to be designed by European architects. Noted architectural photographer Iwan Baan took many of the photographs in Herz's exhibit.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121764468/get-a-drone-s-eye-view-of-foster-partners-masdar-city-in-abu-dhabi Get a drone's eye view of Foster + Partners' Masdar City in Abu Dhabi Justine Testado 2015-02-27T22:00:00-05:00 >2015-03-05T21:14:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/df/df2vs028vvzimei0.jpg" width="514" height="200" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>UK/Dubai-based media company <a href="http://electriclimeproductions.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Electric Lime Productions</a> recently released a film for the Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi called "The Arcology", defined as "a vision of architectural design principles for very densely populated habitats (hyperstructures)"</p><p>The short video below is a highlight from a student recruitment film, showing off beautiful aerial shots of Foster + Partners' solar-powered Masdar City and its desert landscape -- all captured by drone.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121508108/love-letter-to-plywood-by-tom-sachs Love Letter to Plywood. By Tom Sachs Paul Petrunia 2015-02-24T13:42:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T23:03:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wd/wdjizu0gjygplsa7.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Already a couple years old, but a great piece by Tom Sachs on the beauty and nature of plywood. h/t <a href="http://kottke.org/15/02/a-love-letter-to-plywood" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">kottke.org</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121507305/trahan-architects-release-short-film-of-louisiana-state-sports-hall-of-fame-and-regional-history-museum Trahan Architects Release Short Film of Louisiana State Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum cbryan 2015-02-24T13:35:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T21:54:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/10/104p7kstayr8jxqn.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://spiritofspace.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spirit of Space</a>, in collaboration with <a href="http://www.trahanarchitects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Trahan Architects</a>, has created a short film featuring the award-winning design of the Louisiana State Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum in Natchitoches, Louisiana. The museum was recently awarded the prestigious <a href="http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2015/interior-architecture/louisiana-st-sports-hof/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 AIA Institute Honor Award</a> and will be honored at the upcoming <a href="http://convention.aia.org/event/homepage.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AIA National Convention</a> in Atlanta, Georgia.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hc/hcvx7wdauf54gzig.jpg"></p><p><em>From Spirit of Space:</em></p><p>The Louisiana State Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum, designed by Trahan Architects, evokes the past as much as it signals the future. Set in the oldest settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, the museum employs 21st century technology to execute a design language inspired by the carving and scouring of the nearby Cane River and the historic architecture of Natchitoches.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/25/2508aew6awm41d8r.jpg"></p><p>The film carries viewers past the historic district's references, around the pleated copper fa&ccedil;ade and into the sculpted interior.&nbsp; The cast stone panels define a fluid pathway that flows around, up and through th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/121447896/me-and-my-moulton-the-oscar-nominated-film-about-being-the-daughter-of-modernist-architects "Me and My Moulton", the Oscar-nominated film about being the daughter of modernist architects Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-02-23T19:25:00-05:00 >2015-02-26T21:38:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3h/3hreizrh9fubfhlc.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Nominated for best animated short at this year's Oscars, the Canadian-Norwegian film tells the story of two modernist architects' three daughters, who long for a bicycle.</p><p></p><p>Director Torill Kove previously won an Oscar in 2007 for "<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Danish_Poet" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Danish Poet</a>".</p>