Archinect - News 2016-04-29T10:09:30-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149942844/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-working-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Working Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-29T08:30:00-04:00 >2016-04-28T21:12:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vu/vuwxfh0tew4juz27.jpg" width="514" height="275" 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="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/working-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Working Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ps/psp6zdgtqsc5lz86.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/amentaemma/project/amenta-emma-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amenta Emma Architects</a> in Hartford, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/amentaemma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amenta Emma Architects</a>; Photo: Robert Benson Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gv/gvxjiwc4dky4bjc6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/behance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Behance</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6u/6u9j31cu2otpp5xi.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 Centre</a> in Sittard, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecanoo</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bi/bid0xjtdbgi8xqg1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106394/brand-new-school-office-los-angeles/78914608" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brand New School Office, Los Angeles</a> in Santa Monica, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/1100architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1100 Architect</a>; Photo: Nikolas Koenig</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g4/g4ghpj70lsk5jioi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/abastudio/project/pandora-media-offices" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pandora Media Offices</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/abastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">abastudio / Andrew Bartle Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4o/4o9k4rnzt45kf9ih.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31790/karlin-hall-economia/81974766" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Karlin Hall Economia</a> in Prague, Czech Republic by <a href="http://archinect.com/ricardo_bofill_taller_arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Filip Slapal</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfhdd6mzqe35i7sk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/704/aufbau-haus-84/141730592" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aufbau Haus 84</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>; Photo: Ina Reinecke/ Barkow Leibinger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zb/zb8o42uayd9wv7fh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/17101996/corporativo-knova/149934817" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149942319/aspiring-japanese-surgeons-build-tiny-models-to-get-hired Aspiring Japanese surgeons build tiny models to get hired Julia Ingalls 2016-04-26T12:41:00-04:00 >2016-04-27T13:54:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hk/hk0xh3ytj5q7pxw1.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Forget the life and death drama of heart transplant surgery&mdash;what about the insane pressure to expertly fold a piece of origami in under 15 minutes? Located in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942166/logo-design-chosen-for-2020-tokyo-olympics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Japan</a>'s Okayama prefecture, Kurashiki Central Hospital&nbsp;is holding fierce recruitment competitions in which surgeons must assemble tiny models&mdash;in one case, a piece of sushi with a single grain of rice&mdash;to demonstrate their fine motor skills (and coolness in a complicated deadline situation: sound familiar, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/81150050/model-a-short-film-exploring-the-future-of-model-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">model builders</a>?). Here's the video of the tryouts:&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941941/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-details-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Details" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-22T17:55:00-04:00 >2016-04-25T19:49:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/llo092vxq2x2tu5l.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/650x/m1/m1j7be8s1cwl3quu.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue_design/project/rock-canyon-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rock Canyon Residence</a> in Provo, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue_design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yu/yuy8x055sdelh2ub.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/125056324/meow-parlour/149934636" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meow Parlour</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/125056324/sonya-lee-architect-llc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sonya Lee Architect llc</a>; Photo: Christa Hamilton Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/os/osescpl4gg7w9dyn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/anaCALDERONGONGORA/project/casa-de-la-barca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casa de la Barca</a> in Cuernavaca, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/anaCALDERONGONGORA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ana Calderon Gongora</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hg/hghb4pw8laof5g7w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY/project/midtown-west" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Midtown West</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/GENASSEMBLY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">General Assembly</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7n/7nkoyrt1e4sfw8bn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur/project/vre-tomtegate-7" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Oslash;vre Tomtegate 7</a> in Enebakkneset, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y4/y4z23qv512oc607t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/mit-media-lab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT Media Lab</a> in Cambridge, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a> (Architect of Record) in Association with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/47157/maki-and-associates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Maki and Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fy/fyuh0nl4c3s9nyc8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cureandpenabad/project/mag-corporate-headquarters2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAG Corporate Headquarters</a> in Escuintla, Guatemala by <a href="http://archinect.com/cureandpenabad" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C&Uacute;RE &amp; PENABAD Architecture and Urban Design</a>; Photo: Carlos Domenech</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m3/m3bdgvpza9ac8tgy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/3259896/overlook-guest-house/148212325" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Overlook Guest House</a> in ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941890/reearth-hortum-machina-b-goes-for-a-walk reEarth: Hortum machina, B goes for a walk Ellen Hancock 2016-04-22T14:20:00-04:00 >2016-04-22T17:15:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e8/e8e9fe4607818669dc941684f339570f.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Harnessing the collective intelligence of plant behaviour, the reEarth project explores new forms of bio-cooperative interaction between people and nature, within the built environment. Echoing the architecture of Buckminster Fuller, the geodesic sphere, is both exoskeleton and ecological iconography. Its core of twelve garden modules, each carrying native British species on outwardly-extending linear actuators allow the structure to become mobile by shifting its centre-of-gravity.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ec/ec0e60a09c87190e0028aaa85dc728fa.jpg"></p><p>Find relating articles here:&nbsp;</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/142594913/science-nonfiction-bringing-emerging-technologies-into-the-uk-s-architecture-education" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Science Nonfiction: bringing emerging technologies into the UK's architecture education</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/148987195/innovation-with-a-heart-guto-requena-s-technological-and-emotional-designs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Innovation with a heart: Guto Requena's technological and emotional designs</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/146286029/this-augmented-reality-helmet-could-revolutionize-the-construction-site" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">This augmented reality helmet could revolutionize the construction site</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941702/v-a-east-project-update V&A East project update Ellen Hancock 2016-04-21T12:02:00-04:00 >2016-04-21T12:05:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ky/ky0myun2e34c2rbg.jpg" width="514" height="555" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A key part of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/489192/victoria-and-albert-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">V&amp;A</a>&rsquo;s expanding family of sites dedicated to the past, present and future of the designed world, V&amp;A East is a brand new civic space and cultural destination that will form part of the Olympic legacy project taking shape at Stratford Waterfront.</p><p>The seven-storey building is being designed by award-winning architectural practice <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/109716704/o-donnell-tuomey-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">O&rsquo;Donnell-Tuomey</a> and is part of the masterplan developed with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/47465/allies-morrison" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Allies and Morrison</a> for the new educational and cultural district in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London. At 18,000 sq metres, V&amp;A East will sit directly opposite <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94355496/it-s-like-swimming-in-a-spaceship-zaha-hadid-s-aquatics-centre-opens-to-public" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s London Aquatics Centre</a> and adjacent to a group of partners with which the V&amp;A has great creative synergy: Sadler&rsquo;s Wells, UAL&rsquo;s London College of Fashion and <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/299/university-college-london-ucl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UCL (University College London).</a></p><p>V&amp;A East will be an entirely new kind of civic institution. At its core will be the ability and remit to respond quickly to current affairs, and to use objects, the V&amp;A collection, collaborations and displays to in...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149941590/b-ka-lemoine-s-cinematic-canon-acquired-by-moma Bêka & Lemoine's cinematic canon acquired by MoMA Julia Ingalls 2016-04-20T14:08:00-04:00 >2016-04-21T10:00:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wx/wxka8qjknmh88xtl.jpg" width="514" height="171" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The way a building is envisioned to interact with people versus the way it actually does can be dramatically different, which is why the 16 films of Ila B&ecirc;ka&nbsp;and Louise Lemoine are both aesthetically stunning and humanistically delightful. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/146731731/ds-r-led-moma-redesign-scaled-back-more-details-released" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA</a> has acquired the pair's entire collection of work, from their first film, "Koolhaas Houselife" to their latest, ""The &infin; happiness."&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rc/rciaag9m4o8j0ivt.jpg"></p><p>Beka &amp; Lemoine has filmed the work of a variety of well-known architects, from <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39902/big-bjarke-ingels-group" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bjarke Ingels</a> to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136351063/frank-gehry-opens-up-about-the-emotional-side-of-his-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry</a> to <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/341/renzo-piano-building-workshop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Renzo Piano</a>. Here a few stills from "Living Architectures" and "Spiriti":</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tb/tb90q4ek4xxp3rao.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/98/98ui71on106ouj16.jpg"></p><p>And here's the trailer for "The&nbsp;&infin; happiness":</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940938/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-fancy-facades-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Fancy Facades" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-15T19:10:00-04:00 >2016-04-19T12:28:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1ls3tl6g05uae6g.jpg" width="514" height="341" 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="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/fancy-facades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Fancy Facades</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ll/llcwmrprgyf0a77o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop/project/gentle-genius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentle Genius</a> in Altamura, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GG-loop</a>; Photo: Michael Sieber</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5u/5ufmg9kkwwrqcxai.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mateoarquitectura/project/remodelling-of-el-ninot-market-in-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Remodelling of El Ninot Market</a> in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/mateoarquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mateo Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Adri&agrave; Goula</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/na/nakqxpqj73rsngrf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes/project/conservatoire-of-music-dance-and-dramatic-arts-belfort2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Conservatoire of Music, Dance and Dramatic Arts</a> in Belfort, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Coulon &amp; associ&eacute;s</a>; Photo: Eugeni Pons</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pj/pjug8a2eymd8h68z.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/138337272/woodview-mews/138867840" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodview Mews</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/geraghtytaylorarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Geraghty Taylor Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tv/tvs0gp6apvnlach7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/museum-of-medical-history-and-innovation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of Medical History and Innovation</a> in Boston, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mg/mgxw8fnh6nct2ce5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53416700/v-gen-high-school-and-sandnes-culture-academy/71940951" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">V&Aring;GEN High School and SANDNES Culture Academy</a> in Sandnes, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0g/0gdo54cqcmm5yr8w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/innisfree" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Innisfree</a> in Seoul, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Innisfree</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/no/nothsbth4vsm0h97.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/851/university-of-aberdeen-new-library/146166982" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940809/the-enduring-influence-of-playboy-architecture The enduring influence of "Playboy Architecture" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-04-14T20:25:00-04:00 >2016-04-14T20:38:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wz/wzo6hgidkh8ipfiv.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Elmhurst Art Museum presents the U.S. debut of Playboy Architecture, 1953-1979, featuring an extensive collection of photographs, films, architectural models and more from Playboy magazine&rsquo;s inception in 1953 through the 1970s. Curated by Professor Beatriz Colomina and Pep Aviles ... the exhibition showcases how architecture and design played a role in creating the Playboy fantasy as well as how Playboy magazine came to influence the world of architecture and design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>We no doubt have Hugh Hefner and the Playboy empire to thank, in no minor part, for today's standards of architectural photography, and the preeminent role many midcentury designers, featured in their present day in Playboy, enjoy in today's culture.</p><p>Got your own take on how sex and sexuality intermingle with architecture? Submit to our open call for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149940489/open-call-for-submissions-sex-aware-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our current editorial theme, Sex Aware Design</a>. Click <a href="http://arcnct.co/sex-submit" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to submit.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="Do these buildings turn you on? The psychology of curvy architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87448147/do-these-buildings-turn-you-on-the-psychology-of-curvy-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Do these buildings turn you on? The psychology of curvy architecture</a></li><li><a title="Building for a better Sex Life" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/76192886/building-for-a-better-sex-life" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Building for a better Sex Life</a></li><li><a title="Design Crime: An Office Shaped Like Lady Parts" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/22026824/design-crime-an-office-shaped-like-lady-parts" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Crime: An Office Shaped Like Lady Parts</a></li><li><a title="US student is rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102553042/us-student-is-rescued-from-giant-vagina-sculpture-in-germany" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">US student is rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany</a></li><li><a title="Penis church, vagina stadium: Can genital-shaped architecture really be accidental?" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87214571/penis-church-vagina-stadium-can-genital-shaped-architecture-really-be-accidental" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Penis church, vagina stadium: Can genital-shaped architecture really be accidental?</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940643/brunel-s-thames-tunnel-transformed-into-an-underground-theatre Brunel’s Thames Tunnel transformed into an underground theatre Ellen Hancock 2016-04-14T11:00:00-04:00 >2016-04-14T12:14:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aa/aae8020fc213746b86e75fa4bef7dc13.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Called the Grand Entrance Hall, the underground space &ndash; opening today &ndash; will be run by The Brunel Museum and is set to host plays, operas, concerts and even weddings. Architects Tate Harmer breathed new life into the 1843 Grade II*-listed shaft &ndash; originally designed by civil engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel and his father Marc &ndash; adding a cantilevered staircase to make the 75ft-deep hall accessible.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Discover more UK content here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149940510/serpentine-galleries-appoints-yana-peel-as-new-ceo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Serpentine Galleries appoints Yana Peel as new CEO</a></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149939854/a-tall-order-wooden-skyscraper-could-become-britain-s-second-tallest-building" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A tall order? Wooden skyscraper could become Britain's second tallest building</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938943/stock-bricks-to-brutalism-housing-design-in-poplar" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stock bricks to Brutalism: housing design in Poplar</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149938251/the-unbranded-hybrid-approach-of-the-edinburgh-school-of-architecture-and-landscape" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The unbranded, hybrid approach of the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/149940558/feast-your-eyes-on-these-sci-fi-inspired-photos-of-belgrade-s-brutalist-buildings Feast your eyes on these sci fi-inspired photos of Belgrade's Brutalist buildings Justine Testado 2016-04-13T19:20:00-04:00 >2016-04-14T12:24:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qt/qtbp6sygdbhn7yrh.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>These buildings aren't from a distant galaxy far, far away. They're here on Planet Earth, specifically in Belgrade, Serbia. Locally based photographer&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nahmijas.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mirko Nahmijas</a> wanted to give a new perspective to some of his hometown's historically-loaded Brutalist structures in his photo series titled&nbsp;&ldquo;Minimal Belgrade&rdquo; &mdash; which Nahmijas has also nicknamed &ldquo;Star Wars City&rdquo;.</p><p>The series depicts the structures as concrete giants, showing off their depth and sharp geometric forms that pop against a stark sky-blue background. Encountering the buildings on a regular basis, Nahmijas wanted to discover a newfound appreciation for his hometown.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/35/35wjrzj18lu2akdv.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ao/aochzqrubeu9grwp.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xf/xf72a1mo3yxmcdgj.jpg"><br><br>Although he carefully staged the photos, there were the inevitable perfect moments of spontaneity that made the process all the more enjoyable.&nbsp;&ldquo;I most enjoyed taking photos of the VMA Military hospital [the Military Medical Academy] because of its bold lines, and the Western City Gate &mdash; especially in the picture I like to call The Pigeon Gate, because the pigeon...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149939202/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-08T14:52:00-04:00 >2016-04-09T11:07:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9e/9emz6nm6xqymx6so.jpg" width="514" height="283" 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/650x/fz/fzfgtwg22zn6995r.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/65056169/black-mass-linden-street-apartments/149653684" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Black Mass - Linden Street Apartments</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/65056169/stephen-phillips-architects-sparchs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stephen Phillips Architects (SPARCHS)</a>; Photo: Tim Griffith Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tn/tn0p7u3mxpytp4e8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/joebmoore.com/project/noyes-transformation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Noyes Transformation</a> in New Canaan, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/joebmoore.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joeb Moore &amp; Partners Architects, LLC</a>; Photo: David Sundberg/Esto</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9p/9po2u0jgf6n6eocl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop/project/gentle-genius" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gentle Genius</a> in Altamura, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/gg-loop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GG-loop</a>; Photo: Michael Sieber</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ev/eva65egiqst20zdn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/mit-media-lab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT Media Lab</a> in Cambridge, MA by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a> in association with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/47157/maki-and-associates" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Maki and Associates</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wu/wu0jw4o9urd4vsgr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/lionarchitecture/project/madhouse" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MadHouse</a> in Kansas City, MO by <a href="http://archinect.com/lionarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LIONarchitecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/oo/oo9kva61ki93idqv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/3259896/overlook-guest-house/148212325" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Overlook Guest House</a> in Los Gatos, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3259896/schwartz-and-architecture-saa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Schwartz and Architecture (SaA)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n2/n2ncjacvbdzb1rsj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/buchananarchitecture/project/envelope" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Envelope</a> in Dallas, TX by <a href="http://archinect.com/buchananarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Buchanan Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tt/tty45wk7khk9p1o7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/A2arquitectos/project/kaleidoscope-space-for-children" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kaleidoscope. Space for Children</a> in P...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149938317/nasa-to-start-testing-inflatable-space-house-concept NASA to start testing inflatable "space house" concept Justine Testado 2016-04-04T20:11:00-04:00 >2016-04-09T22:17:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/60/60xpbvaxqcgcb3wa.jpg" width="514" height="268" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>NASA is hoping a new expandable habitat might one day give astronauts a little more alone time. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, or BEAM, will be ferried to the ISS later this spring for a series of tests expected to last several years...experiments will help determine the viability of expandable habitats, which weigh less and occupy less space on a rocket, as laboratories and living quarters for future deep-space missions.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on Archinect:</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145205940/how-to-turn-martian-soil-into-concrete" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How to turn Martian soil into concrete</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138591099/the-mars-ice-house-envisions-the-day-earthlings-can-live-with-ease-atop-the-martian-surface" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Mars Ice House envisions the day Earthlings can live with ease atop the Martian surface</a></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135044746/newly-patented-space-elevator-could-take-astronauts-12-miles-up-into-the-stratosphere" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Newly patented space elevator could take astronauts 12 miles up into the stratosphere</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149937708/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-new-rooftop-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's NEW "Rooftop Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-01T18:26:00-04:00 >2016-04-10T14:16:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5b/5b3s9sv3anhjqled.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/rooftop-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Rooftop Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jf/jfwojqfe4bba4i8g.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/650x/fs/fstiiabg5bkz04o6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7159/hotel-b-sico/47855442" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hotel B&aacute;sico</a> in Playa del Carmen, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/7159/central-de-arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Central de Arquitectura</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dk/dkjuocwigsi6al7d.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/DawsonandClinton/project/harrison-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harrison Street</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/DawsonandClinton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dawson and Clinton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cv/cvnnbnf14kpm42ce.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dspace/project/sculptural-rooftop-garden2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sculptural rooftop &amp; garden</a> in Chicago, IL by <a href="http://archinect.com/dspace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">dSpace Studio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1k/1kjvi21fwopq0j07.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/eskewdumezripple/project/930-poydras-residential-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">930 Poydras Residential Tower</a> in New Orleans, LA by <a href="http://archinect.com/eskewdumezripple" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eskew+Dumez+Ripple</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/n4/n4afs964pdsrajhs.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jcarchitecture/project/chelsea-roof-terrace" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chelsea Roof Terrace</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/jcarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Cleary Architecture</a>, Landscape Design: Rumsey Farber Landscape Architecture; Photo: Jason Valdina</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3y/3ys9pck9j712ce8w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106405/dna-model-management/68323389" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DNA Model Management</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/106405/calvert-wright-architecture-spatial-discipline" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Calvert Wright Architecture | Spatial Discipline</a>; Photo: Bjorg Magnea</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u6/u6sl5dkgc1p5fbsw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arkylab/project/xafix-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xafix House</a> ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149936567/eye-candy-enjoy-these-freshly-digitized-gorgeous-contemporary-photos-of-southern-california-s-finest-midcentury-modern-architecture Eye candy: enjoy these freshly digitized, gorgeous contemporary photos of Southern California's finest midcentury modern architecture Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-03-25T18:29:00-04:00 >2016-04-08T01:47:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vv/vv0wbm38zlphp6bg.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>No longer confined to collecting dust in storage rooms, over a thousand slides documenting modern architecture's emergence in Southern California have been digitized by the USC Library, and are now available to view for free <a href="http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15799coll42" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">online</a>.</p><p>The approximately 1300 slides were culled from the collections of Fritz Block and Pierre Koenig, which both belong to the USC Libraries. Koenig himself chose which slides he wanted digitized in the late 1990s, for a project that never fully came to pass, but from which a delightfully dated <a href="http://www.usc.edu/dept/architecture/slide/koenig/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">prototype website</a> is still accessible. The slides feature work by various architects,&nbsp;mostly within Southern California.</p><p>Check out the full collection <a href="http://digitallibrary.usc.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/p15799coll42" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>, and a few select images below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hr/hrbaztcb3n7sxtc6.jpg"></p><p><em>&uarr;&nbsp;John Lautner's Foster Residence in Sherman Oaks, from Pierre Koenig's collection.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/na/nas9h11l5op294t0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <em>Frank Lloyd Wright's&nbsp;Millard Residence in Pasadena, from Fritz Block's collection.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x3/x3m74bbim1fymzyg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<em>Pierre Koenig's&nbsp;</em><em>Schwartz residence in Santa Monica (1996), from Pierre Koenig's collection.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qh/qhb5tvhs9xgxdop3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<em>Albert Frey's Frey Residen...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149935490/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-03-25T17:22:00-04:00 >2016-04-14T18:25:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ry/ryjk2fuzx5jbcgv4.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 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/650x/ar/armk9i6k8kmml2h8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/2655402/times-square-re-imagined/63479253" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Times Square Re-Imagined</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2655402/toshiki-hirano" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toshiki Hirano</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qu/quer54r0oqac9ok9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/pabloperezdemiguel/project/final-thesis-project-etsam-upm-universidad-polit-cnica-de-madrid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Final thesis project</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/pabloperezdemiguel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pablo P&eacute;rez de Miguel</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xx/xx3khhwnnerjis2g.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/lenore/project/combined-final-9-lines" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Combined Final 9 Lines</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/lenore" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lenore Roberts</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mh/mh00m53bvbfrlong.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/elliottfreeman/project/california-roll-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">California Roll House</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/elliottfreeman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elliott Freeman</a> in collaboration with Noni Pettinger and Louie Boufill</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h0/h0kb9nldca135yvc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/148965471/weave-around/148967092" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Weave Around</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/148965471/hyunseon-jeon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hyunseon Jeon</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/46/467idt5lp2uxfhss.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/YoungwonChi/project/desire-emplifier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desire emplifier</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/YoungwonChi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Youngwon Chi</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g6/g6942mzflicx8t0z.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bmeekins16/project/informatic-arteries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Informatic Arteries</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/bmeekins16" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Birger Meekins</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u1/u1i2r83c6s2rfmag.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/wangbrandon/project/741-dexter-street-plaza" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">741 Dexter Street Plaza</a> in Central Falls, RI by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/wangbrandon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brandon Wang</a>, Liili Dean Hermann, Daniel Feldman, Martin Anzellini, DESINE-Lab RISD, PEI-Pontificia Javeriana</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tb/tbwisn114sx7oqow.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/kelly.bohun/project/ephemory-one-place-one-moment-one-memory" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ephemory: One Place, One Moment, One Memory</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kelly.bohun" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kelly Bohun</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/145544607/the-bands/145546212" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Bands</a> in&nbsp;Kleivan, Lofoten, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/145544607/the-scarcity-and-creativity-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Scarcity and Creati...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149936349/learning-from-our-biological-elders-take-a-look-at-this-short-documentary-on-biomimicry Learning from our "biological elders": take a look at this short documentary on "Biomimicry" Nicholas Korody 2016-03-24T13:20:00-04:00 >2016-04-08T00:43:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fm/fmin2aa2ncgeaog1.jpg" width="514" height="263" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The idea is that perhaps we should be looking at these mentors, at these biological elders. They have figured out how to create a sustainable world. So rather than inventing it from scratch, why don&rsquo;t we take our cues from them?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Watch the full video here, "brought to you" by none other than Leo DiCaprio:</p><p></p><p>For more information on biomimicry, take a look at some past Archinect articles or visit the <a href="https://biomimicry.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">documentary website</a>:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95966724/architecture-follows-nature-lecture-focuses-on-biomimicry-and-collaborative-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Architecture Follows Nature" lecture focuses on biomimicry and collaborative research</a></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130270609/human-organ-mimicking-microchip-wins-designs-of-the-year-award-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Human organ-mimicking microchip wins Designs of the Year Award 2015</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129967889/winners-of-the-hypernatural-book-giveaway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the Hypernatural book giveaway</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111951739/hummingbird-drones-and-other-bio-inspired-robotics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hummingbird Drones and other Bio-inspired Robotics</a></p></li></ul><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111951739/hummingbird-drones-and-other-bio-inspired-robotics" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&#8203;</a><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h4/h4lzbdzmdc3ifwit.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149935027/console-narratives-how-games-incorporate-architectural-storytelling Console narratives: how games incorporate architectural storytelling Julia Ingalls 2016-03-16T12:58:00-04:00 >2016-03-16T12:58:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/up/uppf6yengsrlte9q.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dark Souls and Bloodborne both put the player in decaying worlds and invite them to peel back layers of history. From the ruins of Firelink Shrine and its relationship to the Undead Church above it, to the various connections between Bloodborne&rsquo;s Central Yharnam, Old Yharnam and Cathedral Ward, Hidetaka Miyazaki and his team of environment designers imply much of the game&rsquo;s narrative through the clash between one architectural style and another; between one layer of history and the next.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Perhaps you're ready to take a break from diving and dodging through problematic MEP in Rhino to enjoy the scripted unfurling of these (non-deadline driven) complex spatial narratives, some of which are inspired by the work of real-world firms like <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/577/herzog-de-meuron" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herzog &amp; de Meuron.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vz/vzly9wehn4bt4v3s.jpg"></p><p>What's new in architecturally-related game design? This, for starters:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149933952/interdependent-city-design-video-game-block-hood-launches-thursday" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interdependent city design video game Block'hood launches Thursday</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/90692631/monument-valley-a-video-game-about-impossible-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Monument Valley, a video game about impossible architecture</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122202906/how-video-game-engines-may-influence-the-future-of-architecture-and-everything-else" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How video game engines may influence the future of architecture (and everything else)</a></li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/cc/ccdq71w3huaonvak.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149934283/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-kitchen-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Kitchen Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-03-11T19:06:00-05:00 >2016-03-18T01:49:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/28/28ms8s22tca1087j.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="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/650x/ii/ii0fzo60gaoxx2xh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/136319654/folds-house/136321263" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Folds House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/bureaudechange" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bureau de Change</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sh/shw3x38fajepwmrl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/73703209/refurbishment-and-interior-within-olgoj-chorchoj/75388194" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Loft in a historical building</a> in Prague, Czech Republic by Olgoj Chorchoj; Team Member:<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/73703209/katerina-hroncova-jurakova" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Katerina Hroncova (Jurakova)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/c4/c4muhstzsegh32jk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture/project/lafayette-custom-mid-century-modern-remodel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Custom Mid-Century Modern Remodel</a> in Lafayette, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Mariko Reed</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xq/xqrlxj67y6gye3uc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/41134273/dune-house/144401828" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dune House</a> in Terschelling, the Netherlands by Marc Koehler Architects; team member: <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/41134273/anna-szczurek" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anna Szczurek</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yg/ygt4mq5t91mu9q71.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/51354911/warner-house-london/76876136" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Warner House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/insideout" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside Out Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/39/39yczas66f7n16cg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture/project/riviera" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Riviera</a> in Santa Barbara, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dan Weber Architecture</a>; Photo: Erin Feinblatt</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2u/2u2pke1n51o6h1ut.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/79523288/whale-house/80378261" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Whale House</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/rzlbd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">rzlbd</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fm/fmdtxmrrptt491pn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/atelierzundelcristea/project/maison-vincennes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Vincennes, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/atelierzundelcristea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ATELIER Z&Uuml;NDEL CRISTEA</a>; Photo: Sergio Grazia</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a4/a4yqnkq8jc0o1oam.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/workstead/project/sliding-kitchen2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sliding Kitche...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149933952/interdependent-city-design-video-game-block-hood-launches-thursday Interdependent city design video game Block'hood launches Thursday Julia Ingalls 2016-03-09T20:03:00-05:00 >2016-03-17T23:24:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/im/imj4gv4qdqgdkzg5.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The complexities of designing at the scale of a city could take years to enumerate, but with Block'hood,<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134499490/this-studio-illustrates-minecraft-s-architectural-capabilities-to-create-imaginary-worlds" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> a game</a> where players design neighborhoods in various modes of complexity with over 80 pre-set blocks, it takes only minutes to start encountering these challenges first hand. Developed and designed by Jose Sanchez and Gentaro Makinoda, Block'hood's players are encouraged to think "ecologically," which is to say, designing an environment that not only sustains itself but can work interdependently with other neighborhood designs. If a design does not have enough resources, it can become victim to decay.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7m/7mnsjh9k2hiks30f.jpg"></p><p>The perpetually evolving game, which has its public launch March 10th, has five modes:&nbsp;"Sandbox," which allows players to build a resources-constrained neighborhood without any particular goal in mind, "Challenge"&nbsp;which limits the number of blocks and resources a player can use to construct a neighborhood, "Education" which focuses on real-world city problems, "Research" which incor...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149587919/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-stairs-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Stairs" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-03-04T15:49:00-05:00 >2016-03-18T01:40:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6d/6dg28nevwkk4e0jx.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://www.pinterest.com/archinect/stairs/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Stairs</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sf/sfcll5n53aqutu4e.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes/project/conservatoire-of-music-dance-and-dramatic-arts-belfort2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Conservatoire of Music, Dance and Dramatic Arts</a> in Belfort, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/dominique-coulon-associes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Coulon &amp; associ&eacute;s</a>; Photo: Eugeni Pons</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fq/fqebek7m3co8tefb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors/project/contemporary-twilight" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Contemporary Twilight</a> in Aventura, FL by <a href="http://archinect.com/dkorinteriors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DKOR Interiors Inc.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/32/32hpzk53p9wctqt6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arrigo.strina/project/attic-loft-renovation-in-cremona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Attic - loft renovation</a> in Cremona, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/arrigo.strina" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arrigo Strina Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e8/e8b16u2h5k54a4vf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/3259896/shou-sugi-ban-house/148213929" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shou Sugi Ban House</a> in Los Gatos, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3259896/schwartz-and-architecture-saa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Schwartz and Architecture (SaA)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hl/hlim7e5zyle60v4q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/9798977/1950-terrace-hillside-residence/143461800" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1950 terrace hillside residence</a> in Ventura, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/9798977/studio-dig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Dig Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/jj/jjafedzjgcib8wl3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/paulcremouxstudio/project/casa-nirau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casa Nirau</a> in Mexico City by <a href="http://archinect.com/paulcremouxstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PAUL CREMOUX studio</a>; Photo: PCW</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ng/ngcja4zrh6wzc24q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96424883/house-k/147411811" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House K</a> in D&uuml;sseldorf, Germany by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/96424883/wannenmacher-m-ller-architekten-gmbh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten GmbH</a> with XYZ Designers</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v9/v9t5n5kbyoc2qezf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel/project/mit-media-lab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIT Media Lab</a> in Cambridge, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/leersweinzapfel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leers Weinzapfel Associates</a> (Architect of Record...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/149047393/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-living-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Living Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-02-26T15:49:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T23:55:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bn/bnkpsjk57sdv4lo8.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="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/living-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Living Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/1v/1v2v77vfm0zpfb5h.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/3259896/shou-sugi-ban-house/148213929" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shou Sugi Ban House</a> in Los Gatos, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3259896/schwartz-and-architecture-saa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Schwartz and Architecture (SaA)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fh/fhyh8jqjcx5mv54c.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture/project/crestline" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crestline</a> in Santa Barbara, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dan Weber Architecture</a>; Photo: Erin Feinblatt</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4c/4cpow0mekplir86c.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/51354911/warner-house-london/76876136" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Warner House</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/insideout" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inside Out Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nh/nhg01s5ecc4sruhz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/128171186/upper-west-side-apartment/128175208" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Upper West Side Apartment</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/128171186/carmen-lenzi-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">carmen lenzi architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tg/tgq3w31cv473hh8w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/arrigo.strina/project/loft-in-colorno-parma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Loft</a> in Colorno, near Parma, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/arrigo.strina" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arrigo Strina Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/9v/9vxypjapmx1ieavk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96424883/penthouse-apartment-in-bielefeld/147345063" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Penthouse Apartment</a> in Bielefeld, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/96424883/wannenmacher-m-ller-architekten-gmbh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten GmbH</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hb/hbnhfp8seakycx3q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue_design/project/rock-canyon-residence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rock Canyon Residence</a> in Provo, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue_design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/me/meckwent4fuht1ke.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/141263624/woodland-cabin/141264426" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Woodland Cabin</a> in the UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/141263624/de-rosee-sa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">De Rosee Sa</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rv/rv98tyvl65x7puwn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/meyerdavis/project/amagansett-beach-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beach House</a> in Amagansett, NY by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/meyerdavis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meyer Davis Studio</a> (interior design)</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/41134273/house-like-village/144401827" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Like Village</a> in Amste...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148989609/winning-my-detroit-postcard-photos-for-the-2016-u-s-venice-biennale-pavilion-revealed Winning "My Detroit" postcard photos for the 2016 U.S. Venice Biennale Pavilion revealed Justine Testado 2016-02-25T21:03:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T00:57:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/05an9b2spr76est7.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2016 U.S. Venice Biennale Pavilion is one step closer to becoming a reality with today's reveal of the 'My Detroit' postcard photo competition winners...[Out of 463 entries, the winning photos] were considered as unique individual depictions of Detroit that could also collectively tell a larger story about the present-day city. The photographs will then be printed as postcards and distributed to visitors when the Biennale opens in May.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sf/sf39v50mgm5lcnq6.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ro/roff98mezy3r09de.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ff/ffj2vv6rthcf0vau.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rl/rl5sjiyxjol6p92r.jpg"></p><p>See more of the photos over <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/my_detroit_postcard_winners_venice_biennale_2016/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148971922/the-dessau-bauhaus-documentary-now-available-on-youtube "The Dessau Bauhaus" documentary now available on YouTube Julia Ingalls 2016-02-25T17:13:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T00:55:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/or/orvafevqk2bwyzez.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Does the Bauhaus really offer total liberty, or is it a place of oppression where all intimacy in banished, and the group triumphs over the individual?" asks the narrator midway through the English version of the acclaimed documentary&nbsp;<em>The Dessau Bauhaus.</em>&nbsp;The 28-minute film about Walter Gropius' innovative designs, which was directed by&nbsp;Fr&eacute;d&eacute;ric Compain, can now be streamed (mostly commercially free) on YouTube:</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148504654/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-glass-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Glass" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-02-19T17:54:00-05:00 >2016-03-01T00:00:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t1/t19krp8rg57hsgn4.jpg" width="514" height="323" 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/650x/yj/yjiyuuixh9n0ug5v.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/atelierzundelcristea/project/maison-vincennes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Vincennes, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/atelierzundelcristea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ATELIER Z&Uuml;NDEL CRISTEA</a>; Photo: Sergio Grazia</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vl/vltfnprrefxp3dsl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture/project/crestline" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crestline</a> in Santa Barbara, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/danweberarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dan Weber Architecture</a>; Photo: Erin Feinblatt</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qa/qag902xp5cyhnipg.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cordearchitetti/project/casa-brsl2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casa BRSL</a> in Sacile, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/cordearchitetti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">corde architetti associati</a>; Photo: archivio corde architetti</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fg/fg35v1v1ztlzv4e1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/aosarchitects/project/richards-medical-research-laboratory-renovations" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richards Medical Research Laboratory Renovations</a> in Philadelphia, PA by <a href="http://archinect.com/aosarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atkin Olshin Schade Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qr/qrhbq04ur0lqhbbn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/63090950/seed-er-box/73570779" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Seed'er Box</a> in Bloomfield Hills, MI in transit to Denver, CO by <a href="http://archinect.com/jodierothcooper" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jodie Cooper</a>; Photo: PD Rearick</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/df/df1hd72luqdekkgm.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects/project/thorne-bay-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thorne Bay House</a> in Takapuna, New Zealand by <a href="http://archinect.com/bossleyarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bossley Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gv/gvneqd0d6cgqwyf4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/73841048/antalya-aquarium/144175787" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Antalya Aquarium</a> in Antalya, Turkey by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/73841048/bahad-r-kul-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bahad&#305;r Kul Architects</a>; Photo: Ket Kolektif</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/50/50lh41fxk7hd7vgj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/45216499/kloof-road-house/136646544" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kloof Road House</a> in Johannesburg, ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/148271716/watch-an-animated-frank-lloyd-wright-talk-about-arrogance-in-this-new-short Watch (an animated) Frank Lloyd Wright talk about arrogance in this new short Justine Testado 2016-02-16T13:50:00-05:00 >2016-02-27T23:06:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2a/2aj7fa5rr2rk9b3l.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Frank Lloyd Wright stars in the newest episode of "The Experimenters", a&nbsp;mini interview series by <a href="http://blankonblank.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blank on Blank</a> that gives a glimpse into the minds of iconic figures in science, technology, and innovation. Colorfully illustrated by animator Jennifer Yoo, this episode features snippets of an&nbsp;interview between Mike Wallace and a 90-year-old FLW in September 1957.&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/uploads/Frank_LLoyd_Wright_Arrogant.gif"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sb/sbruztfuo0ptftv9.jpg"><br><img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/uploads/Frank_LLoyd_Wright_Smash.gif"></p><p>Blank on Blank found the interview in a&nbsp;collection at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin celebrating The Mike Wallace Interview, a show that ran in the '50s. Wright is as sharp as ever with his words as he talks about the timeless topics of success, arrogance, the Nature of architecture, and his role as an architect.&nbsp;</p><p>Watch the entire episode below. You can also find outtakes and more&nbsp;<a href="http://blankonblank.org/interviews/architect-frank-lloyd-wright-interview-design-houses-praire-style/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>Here's a previous Blank on Blank episode featuring <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/123119878/buckminster-fuller-tells-the-tale-on-his-geodesic-life-in-a-mini-storybook-style-audio-interview" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Buckminster Fuller</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147903395/take-a-look-at-6-an-experimental-documentary-that-memorializes-the-recently-demolished-sixth-street-viaduct-in-la Take a look at "6," an experimental documentary that memorializes the recently-demolished Sixth Street Viaduct in LA Nicholas Korody 2016-02-11T18:35:00-05:00 >2016-02-27T22:37:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/th/thimo3wclm7eq0ig.jpg" width="514" height="217" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>These days, it&rsquo;s hard to think clearly about the Los Angeles River. Once the lifeline of the city and, before that, the Tongva people, the river was paved in the early 20th century following a series of devastating floods and then &ndash; at least according to a well-worn narrative &ndash; forgotten by the public.</p><p>After years of potamic amnesia, or so the story goes, Los Angeles suddenly remembered its river, finding in the thin stream a possible answer to both its growing thirst and perpetual identity crises. Now, nobody seems to talk about much else besides &ldquo;our forgotten river&rdquo;. In a sense, the LA River is the ecological inverse of Kim Kardashian: famous for being not-famous.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tr/trdlnqkrfntm9h6m.jpg"></p><p>Of course, endless editorializing belies this apparent obscurity. It wasn&rsquo;t just <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133963543/gehry-to-prioritize-hydrology-in-la-river-revitalization-strategy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry&rsquo;s arrival</a> that heralded the return of the LA River to public attention, or the concatenation of activists and designers that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137338693/they-should-grow-up-frank-gehry-to-critics-of-his-involvement-with-the-l-a-river" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">preceded him</a>. In a way, it had never really been forgotten at all. After all, the river has appeared in H...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147829447/beyonc-filmed-her-nola-themed-formation-video-at-this-historic-pasadena-mansion Beyoncé filmed her NOLA-themed "Formation" video at this historic Pasadena mansion Justine Testado 2016-02-10T20:16:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T11:51:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5x/5xw8ehhc6w0h55vd.jpg" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Despite the themes of the video, nothing was shot in New Orleans...The concept and quick turnaround required Tobman and the rest of the crew to convert [the Fenyes Mansion in Pasadena into a] fitting Southern Gothic set...A Beaux Arts mansion commissioned by and built for Dr. Adalbert Fenyes and his wife Eva Scott Muse Fenyes in 1905, there was nothing really Southern about architect Robert D. Farquhar's design</p></em><br /><br /><p>If you're still bumpin' the Queen Bey's <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrCHz1gwzTo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest hard-hitting single</a>, get a glimpse of the history behind the Fenyes Mansion in Pasadena, where parts of the song's impressive music video were filmed.</p><p>More music-related goodness on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147661460/la-mayor-eric-garcetti-slow-jams-101-freeway-closure-announcement" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA mayor Eric Garcetti slow-jams 101 freeway closure announcement</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145115150/jimenez-lai-to-create-a-very-large-structure-at-coachella-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jimenez Lai to create "a very large structure" at Coachella 2016</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/144515110/take-a-listen-to-the-nyt-s-beautiful-sonic-portraits-of-architectural-spaces" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Take a listen to the NYT's beautiful sonic portraits of architectural spaces</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/147749081/photographer-captures-the-changing-face-of-shanghai Photographer captures the changing face of Shanghai Nicholas Korody 2016-02-09T18:45:00-05:00 >2016-02-09T18:45:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lm/lm3oxstdapv85t9b.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Graham Fink has been documenting the demolition sites of Shanghai for five years, trying to capture the state of flux during this period of rapid urbanisation. His Ballads of Shanghai exhibition is at London&rsquo;s Riflemaker gallery until Sunday.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fv/fvu4xrsuv9urlm3o.jpg"></p><p>With an eye for the juxtaposition of graphic imagery and demolition sites, Graham Fink takes fascinating images of a city under the midst of mass transformations. His camera is drawn, in particular, to remnants of street art and commercial advertisements.&nbsp;</p><p>For other depictions of the built environment, take a look at some of these featured photographers from our dedicated architectural photography series&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/7347/in-focus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Focus</a>:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/92472606/in-focus-peter-wegner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peter Wegner</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/87542917/in-focus-andrew-prokos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrew Prokos</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/83212140/in-focus-nico-marques" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nico Marques</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66165882/in-focus-yohan-zerdoun" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yohan Zerdoun</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/47288629/in-focus-brad-feinknopf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brad Feinknopf</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/38879033/in-focus-sam-javanrouh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sam Javanrouh</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/37361749/in-focus-franck-bohbot" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Franck Bohbot</a></li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vv/vv7w3x7xdbsgdhd5.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2braaj5j4c68djyw.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/seq6o4f4c1a04plz.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbskusugroqwkt39.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4c/4cue86c47fs6rijj.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qp/qpzdnwwwqrn44xj8.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gz/gzkhz582vbv5qvfw.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wi/wi91x6npudknfc1v.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/147424676/take-a-look-at-real-fantasies-amo-s-latest-collaboration-with-prada Take a look at "Real Fantasies," AMO's latest collaboration with Prada Nicholas Korody 2016-02-05T13:43:00-05:00 >2016-02-11T21:16:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hp/hpwnihn2bfgr35sq.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For the 2016 Spring/Summer Prada Real Fantasies, AMO graphically reinterprets the Indefinite Hangar as a synthetic sunset fixed within a 3 dimensional blank space. The abstract hangar is populated with geometric objects and furniture. Characters move through a neutral scene between the undefined and distilled fragments of daily life. The horizon and scale constantly shifts, manipulating the frame and disrupting a linear sequence: an artificial landscape where fiction and collection collide.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l87z0kwn3tqe0jvg.jpg"></p><p>OMA and its think tank counterpart, AMO, have deep ties to the fashion world, in particular with Prada. Alongside built work by the architectural powerhouse, notably the recently-completed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/602289/fondazione-prada" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fondazione Prada</a>, OMA/AMO has designed runways, look books, and videos for the Milanese luxury brand.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o2/o2yl4pncdvhc22u7.jpg"></p><p>Since 2012, that collaboration has produced graphic short movies showcasing new collections under the project banner "Real Fantasies." For the 2016 Spring/Summer collection, AMO imagined a world of pure architectural extension, a CAD utopia unblemished by reality.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qi/qiq1mx66su326yye.jpg"></p><p>Described as a "3 dimensional blank space," the setting of the video seems locked in an endless sunset. Lithe models ride a train past a city of pure geometry, which morphs seamlessly into an unending picture window.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l7/l7ruh5gp7f7xj5s7.jpg"></p><p>It's visual porn at it's best and well worth a look. Watch the video below, and for more connections between fashion and architecture, check out these links:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138575821/amo-designs-a-timeless-ruin-for-miu-miu-s-2016-s-s-show" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AMO designs a "Timeless Ruin" for Miu Miu's 2016 S/S show</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113436373/vinn-patararin-challenges-the-possibilities-of-textile-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vinn Patarari...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/147268743/watch-sanaa-s-river-project-come-to-life-in-this-time-lapse Watch SANAA's "River" project come to life in this time-lapse Justine Testado 2016-02-03T13:21:00-05:00 >2016-02-11T00:09:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5j/5jxt3vbtj5hhgmey.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>SANAA's "River" community center emerges from the grounds of the New Canaan-based Grace Farms in less than a minute and a half in this time-lapse video by <a href="http://www.workzonecam.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Work Cam Zone</a>. The video captures the meandering structure transforming along with its open landscape, starting from&nbsp;September 2013 to October 2015, when it&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/138428052/sanaa-s-meandering-river-community-center-opens-to-the-public" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opened to the public</a> with a slew of festive events.</p><p>Take a gander at the video right below.</p>