Archinect - News 2014-07-31T11:52:09-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/105417750/hidden-cameras-in-berlin-will-record-century-of-urban-development Hidden cameras in Berlin will record century of urban development Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-30T19:15:00-04:00 >2014-07-30T19:15:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ef/efcf9a2154080b0a6b44796fb2fcdf47.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As we speak, pinhole cameras are being placed in secret locations all over Berlin. Each will each take a single photograph with a 100-year exposure. Volunteers will place the cameras in neighborhoods throughout the city, keeping the location a closely guarded secret until they grow old or ill, at which time they will pass the information on to someone in the next generation. In 2114, the people they&rsquo;ve told will retrieve the cameras from their hiding spots</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/105403239/leading-saudi-artist-focuses-on-the-modernisation-of-mecca-and-jerusalem Leading Saudi artist focuses on the modernisation of Mecca and Jerusalem Alexander Walter 2014-07-30T14:30:00-04:00 >2014-07-30T14:35:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/45/45afb3c31c3cc2619ad7d629c632c387.jpg" width="425" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The leading Saudi artist Ahmed Mater, who caused a stir with a series of photographs depicting the rampant redevelopment around Mecca, is due to take part in his first public talk in the UK at Sotheby&rsquo;s London (12 August). Mater will also discuss this work in relation to other cities such as Jerusalem and Medina during the discussion, entitled &ldquo;Contemporary photography and hybrid architecture&rdquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/60101271/mecca-s-mega-architecture-casts-shadow-over-hajj" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecca's mega architecture casts shadow over hajj</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105324500/a-lost-cause-alfredo-jaar-s-a-logo-for-america-coming-to-times-square-again A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America” Coming to Times Square Again Alexander Walter 2014-07-29T14:07:00-04:00 >2014-07-29T14:52:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cd5126c37fcaa7fe76d11f5412fef4f1.jpg" width="514" height="444" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When Alfredo Jaar&rsquo;s glittering &ldquo;A Logo for America&rdquo; video first played on a Times Square billboard in 1987, it riled up New Yorkers. [...] shows the words &ldquo;This is not America&rdquo; inside the outline of the United States. &ldquo;A Logo for America&rdquo; will receive a second life this week; beginning on August 1, the video will pop up on Times Square signs and screens between 11:57 pm and 12:00 am. But this 2.0 version loses some of the video&rsquo;s original intent to reach a broad&mdash;and hopefully attentive&mdash;audience.</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/104964608/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-concrete-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Concrete" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-25T13:38:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T22:56:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wa/waxrf3o0uh1rrr1k.jpg" width="514" height="776" 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 <em><a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/concrete/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Concrete</a></em>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p5/p532xraz9rot6e23.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/masastudio/project/amangiri-resort-spa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amangiri Resort + Spa</a> in&nbsp;Canyon Point, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/masastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marwan Al-Sayed Inc. Architecture + Design</a>, Wendell Burnette and Rick Joy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w6/w69xxw3j6671u6lm.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796/project/oms-stage" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OMS Stage</a> in Winnipeg, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ou/ouw5ow7yf07i68yf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arkylab/project/xafix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xafix House</a> in&nbsp;Aguascalientes, Mexico by Luis Mor&aacute;n in collaboration with <a href="http://Arkylab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arkylab</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ko/koff99g6jiaakkcc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/45216499/house-boz/97166663" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Boz</a> in Gauteng, 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/8k/8k61x1k2pfrhpjd2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra/project/grundfos-dormitory2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Grundfos Dormitory</a> in Aarhus, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CEBRA </a>&amp; NIRAS</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3t/3tz4xekqtbbhn9f9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/19455964/belimbing-avenue/96294677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Belimbing Avenue</a> in Singapore by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/19455964/hyla-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HYLA Architects</a>; Photo: Derek Swalwell</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1t/1t0lytbw33x12q90.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/104784449/office-house-luna/104865674" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office + House Luna</a> in Buenos Aires, Argentina by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/104784449/hitzig-militello-arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hitzig Militello arquitectos</a>; Photo: Federico Kulekdjian</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p8/p8glclfjgyndyb6y.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/99419368/fernandez-leal-62/99420579" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fernandez Leal 62</a> in Mexico City by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/99419368/raul-pe-a-arias" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Raul Pe&ntilde;a Arias</a>; Photo: Alber...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104941214/anti-surveillance-camouflage-for-your-face Anti-Surveillance Camouflage for Your Face Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-24T13:53:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T19:45:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/95/95b1c92cde607682ba8aef6c3d41f637.jpg" width="514" height="129" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The idea behind CV dazzle is simple. Facial recognition algorithms look for certain patterns when they analyze images: patterns of light and dark in the cheekbones, or the way color is distributed on the nose bridge&mdash;a baseline amount of symmetry. These hallmarks all betray the uniqueness of a human visage. If you obstruct them, the algorithm can&rsquo;t separate a face from any other swath of pixels.</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/104877757/two-new-films-showcase-steven-holl-s-addition-to-the-glasgow-school-of-art Two new films showcase Steven Holl's addition to the Glasgow School of Art Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-23T19:11:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T21:58:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6q/6qwr759xupbm0ku0.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Working simultaneously from the inside out - engaging the functional needs and psychological desires of the program - and the outside in - making connections to the city campus and relating to the Mackintosh building opposite - the design embodies the school's aspirations in the city's fabric.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Just one month before a <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104807798/uk-contributes-10m-to-glasgow-school-of-art-half-for-mackintosh-restoration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">disastrous fire broke out at the Glasgow School of Art's historic Mackintosh Library</a>, a brand new addition to the campus opened up across the street. Designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1405/steven-holl-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl Architects</a>, the new <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97637684/living-up-to-a-charles-rennie-mackintosh-classic" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reid Building</a> is a modernist complement to the Mackintosh, riffing on similar themes a century apart.</p><p>In collaboration with Steven Holl Architects, filmmakers <a href="http://spiritofspace.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spirit of Space</a> produced two pieces to celebrate the Reid building's opening in April. The first film (see below) features interviews with Steven Holl and Chris McVoy (one of the partners in charge of the project), explaining the structure's symbiotic relationship to the Mackintosh, and its attention to multi-disciplinary socialization. The second film is in Spirit of Space's signature archi-documentarian style, capturing the building at all times of the day, rich with humming activity inside, while carefully capturing pivotal design details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104495514/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-18T19:27:00-04:00 >2014-07-26T09:54:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jc/jcv2u36zgl7q1scs.jpg" width="514" height="428" 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 student projects on various Archinect <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/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j7/j7mdrmlghcxlwjdz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/kadrikerge/project/toxic-garden" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toxic Garden</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kadrikerge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kadri Kerge</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zo/zokkkuiz662ky2yl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/103919329/polarity-prison/103922543" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Polarity Prison</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/103919329/jack-arnold" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jack Arnold</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1t/1tr162cy6iboedal.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/joudizeido/project/the-last-gate-of-aleppo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Last Gate of Aleppo</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/joudizeido" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joudi Zeido</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgwfdkcrqe78skua.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/heeyunkim12/project/fort-lee-d-habitation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fort Lee D'habitation</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/heeyunkim12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Heeyun Kim </a>with Sam Yul Huh</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fi4i3wbw21yqupk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/104007695/parametric-office/104010105" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Parametric Office</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/104007695/william-suyoto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Suyoto</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gddvmjo2madb29he.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn/project/flexagon-transformative-kinetics-thesis-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flexagon: Transformative Kinetics (Thesis Project)</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Burton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrdd8h3bglk0d7xg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/honrice/project/hon-wong-architecture-portfolio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">stripscape</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/honrice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hon Wong</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ew/ewl74xsytdjc3z7d.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/RyssaMarquez/project/master-stadium" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master Stadium</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/RyssaMarquez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ryssa Marquez</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xl/xl7tvwv5qewxoiry.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/pachectonio/project/wetland-urbanism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wetland Urbanism</a> by a <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/8641480/tulane-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tulane School of Architecture</a> research team consisting of Natan Diacon-Furtado, Rebecca Fitzgerald, Jessica O'Dell, <a href="http://archinect.com/pachectonio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Antonio Pacheco</a>, Jonathan Tate, Neena Verma, Ann Yoachim</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan/project/bathing-ritual" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bathing Ritual</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tigran Kostandyan</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Archinect's Pinterest B...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104172202/vertical-horizon-2nd-edition-romain-jacquet-lagreze-s-cityscapes-of-hong-kong Vertical Horizon 2nd Edition: Romain Jacquet-Lagreze's cityscapes of Hong Kong Alexander Walter 2014-07-14T14:34:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T20:45:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rcf872126b9ckgzz.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>French photographer Romain Jacquet-Lagreze decided to release a second edition of his book 'Vertical Horizon', featuring 56 photos from the first book and 22 new vertigo-inducing images</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/103937853/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-11T14:25:00-04:00 >2014-07-11T14:26:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uw/uwniwqe75hokr632.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/bs/bsujowc748c0rfo9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68793367/modern-playhouse/102311322" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modern Playhouse</a> in Greenwich, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/www.apdarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Austin Patterson Disston Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwixrr1kfbv6g3hm.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra/project/rebildporten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RebildPorten</a> in Rebild, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CEBRA</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nsb25ks0zlyz7mxx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/30232309/c-1-house/102745290" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C-1 House</a> in Germantown, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/paulchaarchitect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Cha Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sq/sqp6x1uw55iihrxx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53416700/ringve-mueum/103072040" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ringve Mueum</a> in Trondheim, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Harald Oren / Ringve Museum</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/5179pjdyjmg78owp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/27420952/office-nete/102214810" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office Nete</a> in Westerlo, Belgium by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/27420952/wil-ma-architectenbureau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wil-Ma Architectenbureau </a>&amp; Wastiau &amp; Co Architectenbureau; Photo: Stijn Bollaert</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/frqgvdps9tp8lp3j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes/project/meier-road-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meier Road 1</a> in Sebastopol, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mork Ulnes Architects</a>; Photo: Bruce Damonte</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/te/tekly7zw25phimo5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/13826520/palo-alto-residence/103796384" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Palo Alto, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/ccsarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CCS ARCHITECTURE</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1q/1qbd78kruaazpuiy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102714708/north-kingsway-house/102715513" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Kingsway House</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102714708/altius-architecture-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Altius Architecture Inc</a>; Photo: Ihor Pona</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q28vdsq35fdr9zwq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/cambridge-house/102795909" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Cambridge, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103326813/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-stairs-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Stairs" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-03T15:12:00-04:00 >2014-07-08T23:57:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/de/dey4f4qkcjivlr4l.jpg" width="514" height="669" 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/g2/g2n6cfdv157oghr9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/36515853/udk-holstebro/102692152" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UDK Holstebro</a> in Holstebro, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CEBRA </a>with ORBICON, BENT MOESBY</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0z/0zuxhacgv74b2rim.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/676/rabobank-westelijke-mijnstreek-advice-centre/103063210" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Center</a> in Sittard, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecanoo</a>; Photo: Christian Richters</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1z/1zwr3kjmq4a22qf4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102714708/cliff-house/102717126" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cliff House</a> in Muskoka, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102714708/altius-architecture-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Altius Architecture Inc</a>; Photo: Jonathan Savoie</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mn/mnovyojpb3dlh0p1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/77847420/showroom-eurobike-porsche/102638330" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Showroom Eurobike - Porsche</a> in Bras&iacute;lia, Brazil by <a href="http://archinect.com/umaum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1:1 arquitetura:design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qs/qsbw7yqukpzm6248.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/99468267/152-concept-store/99652095" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">152 Concept Store</a> in Perugia, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/daniele.minestrini" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniele Minestrini </a>in collaboration with Luca Falovo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/su/sudyb45f6y8sctah.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100205209/casa-a2/100205811" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">casa A2</a> in Castelmuzio, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/vpsarchitetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VPS architetti</a>; Photo: Pierluigi Dess&igrave; / confinivisivi</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/45/45derh9ot6klvfzi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/65535585/daoiz-y-velarde-cultural-centre/100502539" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dao&iacute;z y Velarde Cultural Center</a> in Madrid, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/rafaeldelahoz_arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rafael de la-Hoz Arquitectos</a>; Photo: Alfonso Quiroga</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gj/gjdaqd2stumto8pr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/79523288/5-6-house/102862618" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5/...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103322782/interview-with-zack-giffin-host-of-tv-show-tiny-house-nation Interview with Zack Giffin, host of TV show "Tiny House Nation" Alexander Walter 2014-07-03T13:29:00-04:00 >2014-07-08T17:43:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eb/eb2e132bb445d2bdd38499f408ffa7e3.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Zack Giffin is [...] a host of a new series, &ldquo;Tiny House Nation,&rdquo; beginning Wednesday on FYI, an A &amp; E Networks channel that used to be known as Bio. When we caught up with him by phone last week, he was on the road for the show, which chronicles those who live the tiny-house life. The chalet, he said, was sitting on a trailer &ldquo;in a lovely field in Lummi Island, Washington State, on my parents&rsquo; property, which is where it lives when we are not around.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100062620/the-tiny-house-lover-s-guide-to-romance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Tiny House Lover's Guide to Romance</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/94360340/prototyping-tiny-house-design-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prototyping: Tiny House Design Workshop</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/103260143/the-mound-of-vend-me-digs-up-paris-dirty-revolutionary-past "The Mound of Vendôme" digs up Paris' dirty revolutionary past Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-02T19:20:00-04:00 >2014-07-03T12:22:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kp/kp5w607d10fdwq3v.jpg" width="514" height="429" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Situating&nbsp;<a href="http://www.cca.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/2418-the-mound-of-vendome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>The Mound of Vend&ocirc;me</strong></a>,&nbsp;the current exhibition on view at the <a href="http://www.cca.qc.ca/en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Canadian Centre for Architecture</a>, requires looking back into Paris' history after the French Revolution. For a tumultuous two months in 1871, the city was under the control of the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_Commune#The_destruction_of_the_Place_Vend.C3.B4me_Column" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Commune de Paris</a>, a socialist revolutionary government.&nbsp;Their distaste for imperialistic brute force and Bonapartism led to their demolition of the Place&nbsp;Vend&ocirc;me Column,&nbsp;a monumental column celebrating Napoleon's military victories -- and so on May 16, 1871, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vend%C3%B4me_Column#The_Vend.C3.B4me_Column" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Column was felled</a>, and the statue of Napoleon from the Column's peak melted down for coins. After the Commune was ousted, the Column was rebuilt in 1874, topped by a copy of the original Napoleon statue.</p><p>To control the Column's fall and protect surrounding buildings, Communards piled a large mound of&nbsp;sand, straw, branches, and manure&nbsp;at its base, a large architectural intervention that completely disrupted the Column's imposing icon. These days, however, all traces of these events...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103170947/interview-with-david-benjamin-creator-of-moma-ps1-s-hy-fi-mushroom-tower Interview with David Benjamin, creator of MoMA PS1's "Hy-Fi" Mushroom Tower Archinect 2014-07-01T14:18:00-04:00 >2014-07-03T11:33:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rz/rzww09fmif13163z.jpg" width="514" height="774" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"[...] In this project, we're using a living organism as a factory. So the living organism of mycellium, or hyphae, which is basically a mushroom root, basically makes our bricks for us. It grows our bricks in about five days with no energy required, almost no carbon emissions, and it's using basically waste&mdash; agricultural byproducts, chopped up cornstalks. This mushroom root fuses together this biomass and makes solid bricks which we can kind of tune to be different properties."</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few more photos of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92921888/yap-winner-the-living-selected-to-re-design-moma-ps1-s-courtyard-this-summer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Hy-Fi</em></a>, the locally-sourced, virtually waste-less biostructure by <a href="http://www.thelivingnewyork.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a>, which just debuted in the courtyard of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/13791/moma-ps1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u2/u23i64f539jt0c8x.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/45/457s9irnlie021bb.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cb/cbwot8udap283nyk.jpg"></p><p><em>Photos by</em><em> Andrew Nunes.</em></p><p>In the video below, David Benjamin talks with <a href="http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/hy-fi-the-livings-local-sustainable-10000-brick-mushroom-tower-at-moma-ps1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Creators Project</a> about building the structure from&nbsp;agricultural waste and mushroom root, MOMA PS1's interest in sustainability, and how the Hy-Fi could revolutionize waste-less architecture.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102865027/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-outdoors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Outdoors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-06-27T15:06:00-04:00 >2014-07-02T11:02:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tk/tkxk7px1eqmui70c.jpg" width="514" height="685" 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/kt/ktgibhicym3ol1k6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/98612781/manhattan-townhouse/98614600" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manhattan Townhouse</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/SusanWisniewski" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Susan Wisniewski Landscape, LLC</a> in collaboration with BWArchitects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8z/8z32p1dfktdy3jhz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100906592/houseboat-utrecht-the-netherlands/100907394" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Houseboat</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/eh/ehphige28l7fo8qo.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arkylab/project/xafix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xafix House</a> in Aguascalientes, Mexico by Luis Mor&aacute;n in collaboration with <a href="http://archinect.com/arkylab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arkylab</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p7/p7wpckji81zfhsii.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/financial-and-sales-center/99628544" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Financial and Sales Center</a> in Linz, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68182948/dfa-dietmar-feichtinger-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DFA | Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes</a>; Park Design by landscape designer H.Y.L</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tc/tcsm8yav12k6oeiv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/95498741/in-situ-estate/95499547" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Situ Estate</a> in Redding, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/landmorphology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Land Morphology</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qq/qqr0b9cpx9gnp6ku.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/SafdieRabines/project/robert-paine-scripps-forum-for-science-society-and-the-environment" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society, and the Environment</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/yu/yu2uuudydh89ouu6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/rafaeldelahoz_arquitectos/project/campus-repsol-in-madrid-leed-platinum-certification" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Campus Repsol</a> in Madrid, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/rafaeldelahoz_arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rafael de la-Hoz Arquitectos</a>; Landscape Collaborator: L...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102865833/building-wes-anderson-s-grand-budapest-hotel-out-of-50-000-legos Building Wes Anderson's "Grand Budapest Hotel" out of 50,000 Legos Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-27T15:02:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T22:57:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8s/8s1nt70usfpruuaf.jpg" width="514" height="697" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Hardcore Wes Anderson fan and Lego model designer Ryan Ziegelbauer, in reverence to the director's most recent film, <em>The Grand Budapest Hotel</em>, has made a miniature replica of the Hotel completely out of Legos.</p><p>Over the course of 575 hours, Ryan and a team of eight model builders designed and built the hotel, using more than 50,000 Lego bricks sourced from Lithuana, Poland, Latvia, Germany, Italy, and 14 U.S. states. Sadly, the film's cast was not replicated in the model.</p><p>Watch Ryan and his team put the model together in blazing stop-motion below:</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102646363/koolhaas-guides-viewers-through-bustling-lagos-in-this-interactive-documentary Koolhaas guides viewers through bustling Lagos in this interactive documentary Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-24T18:51:00-04:00 >2014-07-02T19:19:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0x/0xo53qs2fdr8s93d.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The documentary <em><a href="http://www.submarine.nl/#!/project/lagos-wide-and-close-web/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lagos Wide and Close - An Interactive Journey into an Exploding City</a></em><a href="http://www.submarine.nl/#!/project/lagos-wide-and-close-web/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>,</em></a>&nbsp;arose from Rem Koolhaas' 2001 visit to Lagos, Nigeria with filmmaker Bregtje van der Haak, hoping to document a phase in one of Africa's fastest growing cities. The doc's unique direction allows viewers to switch between two video and three audio channels in realtime, mixing and matching different perspectives on the city. At once documenting Lagos from the personal perspective of bus driver Olawole Busayo ("Close"), and an aerial urban view ("Wide"), the interactive piece samples from Busayo's daily journey, interviews with Lagos' citizens, and comments by Koolhaas.</p><p>After visiting in 2001, Koolhaas continued to research Lagos throughout the early 'aughts with the Project on the City at Harvard's GSD, leading to the interactive documentary's release on DVD in 2004. The film is now <a href="http://lagos.submarinechannel.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">available to experience online</a>, where viewers can take full advantage of the multi-modal storytelling, and flip through ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102325797/google-adds-graffiti-to-its-art-portfolio Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art Portfolio Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-20T14:10:00-04:00 >2014-06-23T21:22:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8e8615bac7269e31a796c76580228d9.jpg" width="514" height="258" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Using images provided by cultural organizations worldwide, some of which were captured with Google&rsquo;s Street View camera technology, [the Google Cultural Institute's Street Art Project] includes street art from around the globe, including work that no longer exists [...] Google is the latest organization to wade into debates about how or whether to institutionalize, let alone commercialize, art that is ephemeral and often willfully created subversively.</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/102097368/daniel-libeskind-on-drawing-the-forgotten-fundamental-in-rem-s-biennale Daniel Libeskind on drawing; the forgotten Fundamental in Rem's Biennale Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-17T15:14:00-04:00 >2014-06-20T13:52:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/je/jeoaz2j6xj4qiooe.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Daniel Libeskind preaches the importance of drawings for creating architecture, in the latest short film from Chicago-based&nbsp;creative agency, <a href="http://spiritofspace.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spirit of Space</a>. Shot at Libeskind's "<a href="http://daniel-libeskind.com/events/daniel-libeskinds-sonnets-babylon-2014-venice-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sonnets of Babylon</a>"&nbsp;pavilion for the 2014 Venice Biennale, the quick interview reflects on Libeskind's attention to drawing throughout his career, and the potentials it holds for architecture's future.</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102092536/tv-shows-are-great-indicators-of-urban-trends-thanks-to-market-research-and-popular-influence TV shows are great indicators of urban trends, thanks to market research and popular influence Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-17T13:49:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:18:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/593e9a445198bd437d0e780a36315e20.jpg" width="514" height="456" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Popular shows also are important predictors of the future of the built environment, thanks to Hollywood&rsquo;s extensive consumer research and the instant feedback to current shows, and so TV tends to reflect how we live today and, more importantly, what we aspire to tomorrow. [...] We selected the most popular of six eras that captured best how we aspired to live &ldquo;as seen on TV&rdquo; based on time period and the development pattern that was being represented.</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/101481180/richard-meier-s-models Richard Meier's Models Richard Meier & Partners 2014-06-09T15:18:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:34:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e3/e30fw772kpmf0z2h.jpg" width="472" height="253" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Not unlike his buildings&mdash;with their uncompromising linearity, precise use of natural light, and stark white facades&mdash;Richard Meier is a striking figure. In his signature round spectacles, a perfectly pressed suit, and with that recognizable shock of white hair, the Pritzker Prize-winning modernist invited filmmaker Barbara Anastacio on a tour of the newly opened Richard Meier Model Museum.</p></em><br /><br /><p></p><p><a href="http://www.nowness.com/day/2014/6/9/3924/richard-meier-s-models" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier&rsquo;s Models </a> on <a href="http://www.nowness.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nowness.com</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101246166/watch-los-angeles-s-road-network-grow-from-1888-to-2010 Watch Los Angeles's Road Network Grow, From 1888 to 2010 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-06T14:15:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:27:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5k/5kchg45eu1qzbx7g.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new video by doctoral student and an associate professor at Arizona State University visualizes the expansion of LA's roads, starting in 1888 and running all the way up to 2010 [...] Variations in color denote the age of the thoroughfares, with green being the oldest roads and red being newest. Watch as the map blooms with color in the fifties and the trend carries on through the eighties to the present.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"Growth of the Los Angeles Roadway Infrastructure, 1888 - &nbsp;2010", by Andrew M. Fraser and Mikhail V. Chester, Ph.D., of Arizona State University:</p><p></p><p>Compare with the following video of Los Angeles' overall growth as a city during the 20th century, from NYU's <a href="http://urbanizationproject.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stern Urbanization Project</a>:</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101173066/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-interiors-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Interiors" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-06-06T11:11:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:43:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w0/w0zf8ups0hify9pm.jpg" width="514" height="385" 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/ao/aosvvplii4vh8qbf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1149/polly-hill-arboretum-visitors-center/94878835" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Polly Hill Arboretum, Visitors Center</a> in Martha's Vineyard, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1149/charles-rose-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charles Rose Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x6/x6wb8tek2qj5978m.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/40345/st-barnabas-church/97739912" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">St Barnabas Church</a> in Sydney, Australia by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/40345/francis-jones-morehen-thorp-fjmt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp-FJMT</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q8/q8iq53bqsfdzc2la.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31739426/house-for-two-artists/99896241" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House for Two Artists</a> in San Diego, 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/yw/yw6s5wf6y3nl0ojc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/joukowsky-institute-for-archaeology-and-the-ancient-world/99369285" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World</a> in Providence, RI by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian Winton Architects</a>; Photo: Warren Jagger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j5/j5cg6jvesu51rcbn.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/i1/i1zqqqu9f11zwzgn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/8920/mercer-street-library/98202570" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mercer Street Library</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/8920/smith-miller-hawkinson-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l5/l5sammojpj203tnv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100906592/houseboat-utrecht-the-netherlands/100907394" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Houseboat</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/4g/4gxjpmw0eujt4poq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39353/neue-hamburger-terrassen/100217264" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neue Hamburger Terrassen</a> in Hamburg, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39353/lan-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAN Architectur...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101185146/another-perspective-on-architecture Another perspective on architecture Archinect 2014-06-05T19:13:00-04:00 >2014-06-07T12:32:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/08/0848ae967e1d05e3bd77793746f616dd.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architectural anomalies which delight skaters, as captured by Spain&rsquo;s journeyman snapper.</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/101106918/vernon-ca-known-for-meatpacking-corruption-and-tapat-o-featured-in-la-forum-s-submission-to-the-international-architecture-biennale-rotterdam Vernon CA, known for meatpacking, corruption and Tapatío, featured in LA Forum's submission to the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-04T19:41:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:32:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56wznw41bysndtaj.jpg" width="514" height="226" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Forty years after "Reyner Banham loves Los Angeles" another architect with the gaze of the foreigner takes us on a ride through the City of Angels, or as the Turkish architect Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce likes to refer to it: "La Citta Capitalista". [...] An &lsquo;exclusive industrial town,&rsquo; Vernon borders on the cosmopolitan downtown of Los Angeles... Are alternative forms of housing, agriculture, and nature imaginable in a town that relies solely on industry and transport?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Los Angeles architect <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a> takes a weekend drive through a vacant Vernon, in the following short film for the <a href="http://iabr.nl/en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam</a>. Submitted by the&nbsp;<a href="http://laforum.org/content/exhibitions/la-forum-in-rotterdam" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design</a>&nbsp;and run by Ayy&uuml;ce, <em>The Vernon City Project&nbsp;</em>is&nbsp;being featured in IABR's main exhibition, "Urban By Nature".</p><p>Watch&nbsp;<em>The Vernon City Project</em>&nbsp;below.</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100938778/deconstructing-architectural-icons-with-gifs Deconstructing architectural icons, with gifs! Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-02T14:49:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T18:53:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/ognso1cckh983fgo.jpg" width="514" height="221" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.1week1project.org/2014/05/19/architecture-animee/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alex de Stampa</a> makes tricky and delightful animations of famous contemporary structures, remixing the stale static-images circulated on architectural blogospheres. The animations are part of his "1 Week 1 Project", which you can read more about on&nbsp;<a href="http://www.visualnews.com/2014/06/02/remixing-famous-architecture-animated-gifs/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Visual News</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/md/mdxs66fcyt69o6jr.gif"></p><p>Mirador Building by MVRDV and Blanca Lleo.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/qk/qk8feynjvel32k1h.gif"></p><p>Zollverein School by Sanaa.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/rm/rmaqzf499eye0k4v.gif"></p><p>Vitrahaus by Herzog &amp; de Meuron.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/d1/d1mfarjt8p2u2bch.gif"></p><p>Theatre Agora by UNStudio.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/u6/u6m0qwesjst6amw0.gif"></p><p>Emerson College Los Angeles by Morphosis.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/2m/2mgvzxgqg7sh8ket.gif"></p><p>New Museum by Sanaa.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/vf/vfifuyssv7e138gp.gif"></p><p>America&rsquo;s Cup Building by David Chipperfield.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/7y/7yff1c5sg4txjvca.gif"></p><p>Absolute Towers by MAD.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/23/23ih891tvxjqf7db.gif"></p><p>Memory Museum by Estudio America.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100707499/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-05-30T14:48:00-04:00 >2014-06-04T15:25:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l1/l1y9u9vqggirsmyr.jpg" width="514" height="514" 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/6c/6cgwlbfhw4qlwuc3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6259264/aedas-turns-the-scholar-s-stone-into-a-university-building/100598081" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Administration Information Building</a> in Suzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jx/jxplcsosov6qlguv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29205640/montagnaro-house/100233622" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montagnaro House</a> in Ghent, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/mapos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mapos LLC</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56f76u4ge85j0ol2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/anthilldesign/project/pavilion-of-incremental-form" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pavilion of Incremental Form</a> in Ahmedabad, India by <a href="http://archinect.com/anthilldesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anthill Design</a>; Photo: Deepshikha Jain</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qp/qp8zzh8ipp1d1mhj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100248757/les-bebes-cafe/100252984" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Les Bebes Cafe</a> in Taipei, Taiwan by <a href="http://archinect.com/johnnyisborn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JC Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpvl2ctfkyau8ju4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/20628196/nyc-townhouse-for-art-collectors/100699430" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Townhouse for Art Collectors</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/turett" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Turett Collaborative Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y77fvysczrnkcp74.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31739426/house-for-two-artists/99896241" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House for Two Artists</a> in San Diego, 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/0h/0hsd4pr8tcu9h37v.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/school-center-lucie-aubrac/99630354" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School Center Lucie Aubrac</a> in Nanterre, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68182948/dfa-dietmar-feichtinger-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DFA | Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/93/93907ra2rad35h8q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39353/neue-hamburger-terrassen/100217264" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neue Hamburger Terrassen</a> in Hamburg, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39353/lan-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAN Architecture</a>; Photo: Julien Lanoo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xu/xuo6bkfnuwhsvk71.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/99419368/fernandez-leal-118/99419975" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fernandez...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100603503/adaptation-architecture-and-change-in-china Adaptation - architecture and change in China Metropolitan Monk 2014-05-29T12:59:00-04:00 >2014-05-29T13:00:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ab/ab8bqzrnn7j3w4iq.jpg" width="514" height="258" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>EMG set up <a href="http://emgdotart.net/main/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">EMGdotART</a> Foundation [in 2012] &ndash; the first art and culture foundation established by a Chinese enterprise, to have a permanent gallery and headquarters in the heart of Venice, Italy.</p><p>"<em>More than roofs, doors, courtyards or staircases, adaptation is fundamental for the understanding of Chinese architecture.&nbsp;If the fleeting fascination for fundamentals during the upcoming&nbsp;<a title="14th International Architecture Exhibition | website" href="http://www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">14th International Architecture Exhibition</a>&nbsp;[June 7 &ndash; 23 November 2014, Venice]&nbsp;will deal and&nbsp;try to understand the basic principles that create architecture; than,&nbsp;<strong>ADAPTATION</strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;<strong>architecture and change in China</strong>&#12298;<strong>&#24212;&#21464;</strong>&mdash;&mdash;<strong>&#20013;&#22269;&#30340;&#24314;&#31569;&#21644;&#21464;&#21270;</strong>&#12299;&nbsp;focuses on the flexible framework that makes architecture (in China) possible.</em>" MovingCities co-curatorial statement</p><p>Taking place on the ground floor the historic Palazzo Zen &ndash; newly renovated by Chinese architectural studio <a href="http://www.o-officearch.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">O-OFFICE</a> &ndash; <a href="http://movingcities.org/movingmemos/adaptation-la-biennale-di-venezia-architecture-2014-exhibition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ADAPTATION, architecture and change in China</a> &ndash; selected as one of <a href="http://www.labiennale.org/en/architecture/news/22-04.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">21 Collateral Events</a> &ndash; is curated by Prof. Marino Folin (Rector of the IUAV University (19...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100575697/russia-s-suburbs-lack-charm-which-may-be-why-they-re-creative-hotspots Russia’s suburbs lack charm ... which may be why they're creative hotspots Alexander Walter 2014-05-28T13:58:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T15:05:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ed/edf324d1da528f88492b740581f8912b.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How exactly did the faceless tower block become the inspiration for contemporary Russian visual culture?[...] Large estates are like fractals, or a space created by facing mirrors. Building 8 is exactly the same as building 14, and its young inhabitants must perhaps have the same preoccupation: to someday acquire a similar cell in one of these purpose-built units around town. Can creativity come from places like that? In contemporary Russia, somehow, it does.</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/100517036/the-abandoned-railway-below-philadelphia The Abandoned Railway below Philadelphia Archinect 2014-05-27T13:41:00-04:00 >2014-06-02T23:01:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rs/rsseajc2ml9x7d37.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>As modern Philadelphia shapes its future, some of its citizens have turned to the artifacts of its former prowess for inspiration. Much as the High Line in New York is widely believed to have been partially responsible for the reinvigoration of not only a derelict site but also its surrounding neighborhood, a portion of elevated rail track in central Philly known as the Reading Viaduct has been hoisted into public view as a potential catalyst for urban transformation.</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/100296483/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-details-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Details" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-05-23T18:49:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T21:19:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t5t6ehrynec133w5.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 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/vk/vk6sdptsh6orueh9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/40345/auckland-art-gallery/97740719" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Auckland Art Gallery</a> in Auckland, New Zealand by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/40345/francis-jones-morehen-thorp-fjmt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp-FJMT</a> with Archimedia (Architects in Association)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kx/kx2urzxqpvjvhwzo.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/c4/c4l2ujwnh0xll2d2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/19455964/belimbing-avenue/96294677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Belimbing Avenue</a> in Singapore by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/19455964/hyla-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HYLA Architects</a>; Photo: Derek Swalwell</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zt/ztsmaa7njtqolnga.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/3o/3osva5hwj5okl60u.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/assimilationdesignlab/project/tria-taproom" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tria Taproom</a> in Philadelphia, PA by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/assimilationdesignlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Assimilation Design Lab LLC</a> with Otto Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phspcis97y37zy3v.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6259264/aedas-turns-the-scholar-s-stone-into-a-university-building/100598081" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Administration Information Building</a> in Suzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k8/k8u14nyo8qxzx81k.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/university-extension/99637581" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University Extension</a> in Aix-en-Provence, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68182948/dfa-dietmar-feichtinger-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DFA | Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tr/trzwb1j5wdq9plyu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arkylab/project/xafix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xafix House</a> in&nbsp;Aguascalientes, ...</p>