Archinect - News 2014-10-21T13:01:13-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/111718626/get-lectured-cal-poly-pomona-fall-14 Get Lectured: Cal Poly Pomona, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-20T13:16:00-04:00 >2014-10-20T17:22:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0d/0d3r1kuicl3j8t1k.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our featured poster for today comes from the California State Polytechnic University of Pomona, Department of Architecture in Pomona, CA.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. Unless noted*, lectures take place at noon in Bldg 89 (Interim Design Center) at the Cal Poly Pomona campus.</p><p><em>Oct. 24</em><br>BENJAMIN BALL / Ball-Nogues Studio</p><p><em>Oct. 31</em><br>JIMENEZ LAI / Bureau Spectacular</p><p><em>Nov. 3</em><br>MICHAEL ROTUNDI / Roto Architects<br>*at Bldg 25 (University Theater)</p><p><em>Nov. 14</em><br>ANDREW ATWOOD, ANNA NIEMARK / First Office</p><p>For further details and other updates, click <a href="http://www.csupomona.edu/~arc/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><strong>Check out previo...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111447380/editor-s-picks-389 Editor's Picks #389 Nam Henderson 2014-10-17T14:02:00-04:00 >2014-10-17T19:52:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d8/d8akf0ogz18iqsia.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/SeanS" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sean Smith</a>&nbsp;completed the third (and final?) in a series of articles about the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/494990/the-life-of-a-new-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Life of a New Architect</a>,&nbsp;in which <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/110891470/the-life-of-a-new-architect-jim-bogle" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jim Bogle</a> reflected on the best part of the of actually working in architecture</p><p>&nbsp;"<em>That's an easy one: meeting a deadline. Meeting a deadline is like taking a bite out of your favorite food after staring at it for 10 hours</em>".</p><p>Plus, for the latest installment &nbsp;of <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Working out of the Box</a>&nbsp;</strong>Archinect talked with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/110815880/working-out-of-the-box-linda-bennett-architect-turned-jewellery-designer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Linda Bennett, co-founder of </a><a href="http://architactcollective.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architact Collective</a>.&nbsp;Therein she explains "<em>What I took away from architecture school flowed immediately into the architecture industry before expanding, evolving and flowing into my current career as a jeweler&hellip;.Moving on (aka quitting my job in the architecture industry) is precisely what allows me to be where I am at this moment</em>".</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fl/flm4qlchsmwiejwj.jpg"><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;Editorial Manager for Archinect announced <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110877796/announcing-archinect-sessions-our-brand-new-podcast-listen-to-episode-1-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Archinect Sessions", a new weekly podcast hosted by Archinect's founder and publisher, </a><a href="http://archinect.com/paul" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Petrunia</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110877796/announcing-archinect-sessions-our-brand-new-podcast-listen-to-episode-1-now" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> and her. For the first episode they were j...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111413601/get-lectured-mit-fall-14 Get Lectured: MIT, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-16T14:00:00-04:00 >2014-10-16T14:05:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qj/qjiy6moi4y38g6yp.jpg" width="514" height="795" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next poster features the "Experiments in Architecture" lecture series from the MIT Department of Architecture.</p><p>"The term experiment today abounds in the texts, titles and biographies of contemporary design practices and institutional lecture series. Traditionally executed in controlled environments, experiments pose a particular problem in the field of architecture where the final test is that of unpredictable inhabitants, environments and politics.</p><p>This year, MIT Architecture investigates the experiment: what does it mean to conduct experiments in architecture? How are outcomes evaluated, and what do the related questions, tests, and hypotheses reveal about o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111277679/vertical-studio-at-sci-arc-proposes-a-hybrid-brothel-child-care-center Vertical Studio at SCI-Arc Proposes a Hybrid Brothel/Child-Care Center Sponsor 2014-10-15T12:22:00-04:00 >2014-10-17T01:49:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rf/rf3577ph766ojir1.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://archinect.com/sci-arc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc)</a></em><br>&nbsp;<p></p><p>SCI-Arc&rsquo;s elective vertical studios pair small groups of upper-level, graduate and undergraduate, students with elite faculty and international architects. In these studios, students develop projects which explore particular interests and focus. They have the opportunity to work with architects visiting the school, and gain insight into a broad range of issues concerning approaches to building, the environment, technology, theoretical stances, and personal interests.</p><p>Visiting faculty Jeff Kipnis&rsquo; design studio, one of 10 vertical studios offered at SCI-Arc this fall, is focused on developing a design proposal for a hybrid brothel/child-care center (watch studio intro above). The unique brothel will offer female and male services to select clients with a full range of additional optional accommodations including gourmet meals, fine libations and entertainment. The day-care/pre-school accepts infants...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111259165/get-lectured-rice-university-fall-14 Get Lectured: Rice University, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-14T14:10:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T12:55:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gz/gz08auc5wlxbtzmf.jpg" width="514" height="745" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next poster features the Rice University School of Architecture's "Choice" Lecture Series for the Fall '14 semester.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. All lectures take place at Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall, Rice University. Free and open to the public.</p><p><em>Oct. 15</em><br>6 p.m - reception; 7 p.m. - lecture<br>LIAM YOUNG and AGNIESZKA KURANT / Architect and Curator, London; and Sculptor, lodz and New York<br>MFAH RSA/RDA LECTURE SERIES: Near Future</p><p><em>Nov. 5</em><br>5:30 p.m.<br>"Designs of Destruction"<br>LUCIA ALLAIS / Assistant Professor of Architecture - Princeton Universi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111199719/get-lectured-university-at-buffalo-fall-14 Get Lectured: University at Buffalo, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-13T20:42:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:13:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/84/84fv7nya8zgfe9w2.jpg" width="514" height="724" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>, where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster features the Fall '14 Public Programs from the University at Buffalo - School of Architecture and Planning.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>All events are held at 6 p.m. in 301 Crosby Hall (UB South Campus), unless otherwise noted. Below are upcoming events only.</p><p><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 15</em><br>Joyce Hwang / Ants of the Prairie &amp; University at Buffalo</p><p><em>Oct. 22</em><br>Camilo Restrepo / AGENdA Agencia de Arquitectura, Medell&iacute;n</p><p><em>Oct. 24</em><br>Exhibition Opening and Talk<br>&ldquo;Hacking Geodemography: Domestic / Data Occupations&rdquo;<br>McLain Clutter &amp; Matt Kenyon / Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning &amp; Stamps Schoo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110976585/get-lectured-east-los-angeles-college Get Lectured: East Los Angeles College Orhan Ayyüce 2014-10-11T00:27:00-04:00 >2014-10-11T21:44:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w7/w7x69c7kg5nljh8q.jpg" width="514" height="333" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In its second season of lecture series, East Los Angeles College presents three lecturers for the Fall semester. Lectures are free, open to public and held every other Friday night at 7:30 pm starting Oct. 21st. in <a href="http://vincentpriceartmuseum.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vincent Price Museum</a>.</p><p>Friday, Oct. 24 @ 7:30 pm,&nbsp;<strong>Robert Alexander</strong>&nbsp;</p><p>Friday, Nov. 7 @7:30 pm,&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>Andrew Wilcox</strong></p><p>Friday, Nov. 21 @ 7:30 pm,&nbsp;<strong>Mitchell De Jarnett</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110952464/get-lectured-university-of-arizona-2014-2015 Get Lectured: University of Arizona, 2014-2015 Justine Testado 2014-10-10T14:40:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:21:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ap/apmwsphkcz472iru.jpg" width="514" height="1157" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>, where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster features the Critical Practice Lecture Series 2014-2015 from the University of Arizona College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture.</p><p>Established in 1999, the College's lecture series continues to amplify the common ground between the arts, humanities and sciences within the College, the University, and the wider community. This year, speakers will present their individual approaches to architectural theory and practice first-hand in architecture, landscape architecture, and planning.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>All lectures are free and open to the public a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110890667/editor-s-picks-388 Editor's Picks #388 Nam Henderson 2014-10-10T12:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T13:13:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cr/cr5e5c8nitt3jh00.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;continued her <strong>Material Witness</strong>. In <strong>#5</strong> she analyzed "<em>Wings of Desire</em>", "<em>Billy Elliot</em>"&nbsp;and "<em>In the Mood for Love</em>", for lessons about <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/110346994/material-witness-5-cultural-gerrymandering" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cultural Gerrymandering</a>.&nbsp;<strong>Olaf Design Ninja_ </strong>is appreciative "<em>See Julia Ingalis quote above...there is more beer in the fridge...Enjoying this Feature!</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xo/xo4q2etlseoz50z3.jpg"></p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;launched a <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/109656462/architecture-of-the-anthropocene-part-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">column</a> which "<em>will serve to highlight architectures in the Anthropocene that choose the latter. Moreover, it will explore ways in which the Anthropocene thesis changes notions of architecture</em>".</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k0/k0wqcbomn2eodqev.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110262611/architectural-history-in-tiny-tokyo-capsules" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Agence France-Presse spoke with Masato Abe</a>, founder of the Save Nakagin Capsule Tower Project.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/alex" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Walter</a>&nbsp;pointed out "<em>You can even spend a night in a capsule thanks to Airbnb....</em><em><a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1305889" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> or <a href="https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1860409" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a></em>".</p><p><a href="http://ziauddinsardar.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ziauddin Sardar</a> bemoaned <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/110235274/has-mecca-been-robbed-of-its-history" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Destruction of Mecca</a>.&nbsp;<strong>EKE</strong> confirmed "<em>I visited the kingdom in 2000, and spent time in Riyadh, Jeddah and Mecca. &nbsp;Yes, they are being robbed of their history, and they are doing it to themselves. ..erasing so much of the local vernacular</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d1/d1jflur4k6cp2z72.jpg"></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/tylerhopf/status/517342193086775296" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tyler...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110870546/get-lectured-woodbury-fall-14 Get Lectured: Woodbury, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-09T13:20:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T23:56:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ub/ub41tk6r9a6fkosf.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>, where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster comes from the Woodbury University School of Architecture in Burbank and San Diego, CA.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>All events free and open to the public. Unless noted, Burbank/Los Angeles events take place at the Ahmanson Main Space, and San Diego events take place in The Showroom on campus. Below are upcoming events and select special events only.</p><p><strong>LOS ANGELES</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 14</em><br>7 p.m.<br>Felipe Mesa / Plan B<br>"Permeability"</p><p><em>Oct. 21</em><br>6:30 p.m.<br>Joe Day / Deegan Day Design<br>"Corrections and Collections"</p><p><em>Nov. 18</em><br>6:30 p.m.<br>Dan Wood / Work Architecture Company<br>"Diplomatic Immunity"</p><p><strong>WUHO Gallery:</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 5 - ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110716172/get-lectured-princeton-fall-14 Get Lectured: Princeton, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-07T13:19:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T22:56:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e0/e0gu5hz2v9v7amld.jpg" width="514" height="782" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>, where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster features "The New How"&nbsp; the Princeton University School of Architecture, "The New How". Speakers include David Benjamin, Jenny Sabin, Patrik Shumacher, Greg Lynn, and David Rockwell.</p><p>The series aims at "addressing the new realms of instrumentality affecting the practice of architecture and the neighboring disciplines of urbanism, planning, landscape, and design...These instruments, mostly but not exclusively in digital form, have evolved in parallel to a process of the erasure of borders between artistic disciplines...We will now temporarily suspend the what? and the why?, and focus on the how? in order to address these emerging technical constituencies."</p><p><em>Want to sha...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110640681/get-lectured-university-of-miami-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Miami, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-06T13:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-14T13:04:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mz/mzvjbyqfnlgkrl5v.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>For today, we have two posters from the University of Miami School of Architecture. First is their "Call to Order" lecture series, which is "thematically centered in the concept of a reappearence of a larger engagement with history, precedent and typology in the work of many architects practicing around the world."</p><p>The school's secondary series is titled "CURRENTS", which is dedicated to architects and designers visiting the Miami area, and are engaged in timely relevant topics.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Interviews in "Call to Order" begin at 12 p.m in Korach Gallery...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110381510/blatant-racism-displayed-by-owner-of-berkeley-based-sachi-landscape Blatant Racism displayed by owner of Berkeley-based Sachi Landscape Orhan Ayyüce 2014-10-03T14:06:00-04:00 >2014-10-09T18:31:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i4/i4qmhkp2kcz74l7b.jpg" width="199" height="199" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Are you joking? Go ask a Latino based org. I am not interested in assisting anyone from a Latino based org. Its racist to even ask and frankly my business has [been] ruined by fucking illegal immigrants. Are we clear! Don&rsquo;t ever email this address again. If there weren&rsquo;t so many damn illegal immigrants in this state, i would have work for myself. Now piss off!</p></em><br /><br /><p>'Landscaper Refuses to Help Berkeley Students Because of &lsquo;F*cking Illegal Immigrants&rsquo;. This quote is not from the Onion, but written as a response to Vanessa Hern&aacute;ndez Ju&aacute;rez, a member of UCal Berkeley&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a title="Casa" href="http://casa-ucberkeley.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chican@/Latin@ Architecture Student Association</a>&nbsp;who e mailed <a href="http://www.sachilandscape.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sachi Landscape</a> &nbsp;asking for a studio visit from UC Berkeley Landscape Architecture students.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/jo/joj5dqjmj7cog4l7.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/joj5dqjmj7cog4l7.jpg"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>I like how one of my favorite cartoonists&nbsp;<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lalo_Alcaraz" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lalo Alcaraz</a> responded to Sachi.</p><p><em>&ldquo;Are you the racist landscaping company? I&rsquo;m looking for one, thanks.&rdquo;</em></p><p><em>Sorry.</em></p><p><em>Before I became a freedom-loving cartoonist and writer, I used to be an architect in training.</em></p><p><em>I got my Master&rsquo;s Degree in Architecture from UC Berkeley, and as I said, I was a member of CASA. Our purpose was to give each other support as Latino students at a big, daunting and prestigious university, and to form relationships with professionals in our intended profession. Field trips to firms often led to internships, experience and future employment.</em></p><p><em>To be an architect, or a landscape...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110407197/where-are-the-women-measuring-progress-on-gender-in-architecture Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-03T13:00:00-04:00 >2014-10-16T11:09:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8wxfphpb93cuj28.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The farther up you look in the world of architecture, the fewer women you see. In this chart, we&rsquo;ve rounded up some common and publicly available metrics behind this claim. Like thousands of aspiring architects, we&rsquo;ll start at the bottom and work our way up&mdash;while also pausing on the way to consider what these measures mean.</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/lchang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian Chikako Chang</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49082200/association-of-collegiate-schools-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ACSA</a>'s Director of Research + Information and <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/21449024/harvard-gsd-m-arch-i-lian" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">prolific Archinect blogger</a>, has created a series of infographics charting the progress of women's roles in architecture. The statistics are, at a glance, both depressing and hopeful: compared to overall representation in the population, women occupy a disproportionally tiny slice of architecture's higher tiers, but the numbers do seem to be increasing over time.</p><p>Check out all the infographics in our image gallery below. Lian also posted an <a href="http://archinect.com/ACSA/where-are-the-women-measuring-progress-on-gender-in-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in-depth look at the infographics over at the ACSA blog</a>, showing how the data was sourced and analyzed.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110334103/get-lectured-uc-berkeley-fall-14 Get Lectured: UC Berkeley, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-02T14:09:00-04:00 >2014-10-14T13:05:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1c/1cxmde5nncokepgh.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next featured poster comes from the University of California - Berkeley, College of Environmental Design.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Unless noted, all events begin at 6:30 p.m. at 112 Wurster Hall, and are open to the public. Below are upcoming department of Architecture events only.</p><p><em>Oct. 8</em><br>THE MAKING OF THE AVANT GARDE<br>Film screening + panel with Diana Agrest / Cooper Union - NY<br>Stanley Saitowitz / Natoma Architects - San Francisco<br>Sylvia Lavin / UCLA - Los Angeles<br>Nicholas de Monchaux / UC Berkeley</p><p><em>Oct. 15</em><br>KEES CHRISTIAANSE / Kees Christiaanse Architects + Planners - Z...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110250557/zaera-polo-steps-down-as-dean-of-princeton-s-school-of-architecture Zaera-Polo steps down as dean of Princeton's School of Architecture Archinect 2014-10-01T12:01:00-04:00 >2014-10-09T18:41:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pr/prazawl0n331qdbn.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Alejandro Zaera-Polo has stepped down from the deanship of Princeton University's School of Architecture to devote greater attention to his research and other professional activities.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>h/t - <a href="https://twitter.com/tylerhopf/status/517342193086775296" target="_blank">Tyler Hopf</a></em></p><p>More from Princeton press..</p><p>President <a href="http://www.princeton.edu/president/eisgruber/" target="_blank">Christopher L. Eisgruber</a> reported the dean's resignation to faculty in the School of Architecture on Oct. 1. He announced that the school's former dean, Professor Stanley T. Allen, will serve as acting dean until a permanent successor is appointed and that Professor Allen will chair the search for the new dean.&nbsp;</p><p>Joining Professor Allen on the search committee will be architecture professors Christine Boyer, Paul Lewis and Guy Nordenson. Two graduate students will be selected as non-voting members of the committee.&nbsp;</p><p>In his announcement, Eisgruber expressed his gratitude to Professor Zaera-Polo for his service as dean and to Professor Allen for serving as acting dean. "I hope that all members of the school community will assist us in making this transition to new leadership as smooth as possible," he wrote.&nbsp;</p><p>Zaera-Polo remains a professor in the School of Architecture. He was appointed as dean in 2012 after having been a visiting lectu...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109656458/join-the-online-master-class-real-estate-in-the-corporation-more-than-just-an-expense-hosted-by-sharon-liebowitz Join the Online Master Class "Real Estate in the Corporation – More than just an Expense", hosted by Sharon Liebowitz Sponsor 2014-09-30T11:35:00-04:00 >2014-09-30T12:28:05-04:00 <p><a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/d9d26d93-8419-e411-af76-025b1b206542?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q0/q01a0ufyse5c6yor.jpg"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Online Master Class&nbsp;</strong><br>Real Estate in the Corporation &ndash; More than just an Expense&nbsp;<br>Date: Oct 7th 2014 at 6:00 PM Madrid time.<br>Speaker: Sharon Liebowitz, VP of Global Real Estate, JPMorgan Chase&nbsp;<br><strong>Registration: click <a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/d9d26d93-8419-e411-af76-025b1b206542?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to register to the event.&nbsp; </strong><br>Brought to you by: <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mc_madrid_07102014_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design&nbsp; </a></p><p>Real Estate is among the top three expenses for most corporations, and as such, needs to be aggressively managed. But, in addition to managing real estate as an expense item, real estate also needs to be managed as a strategic asset. This can include using the workspace to attract talent, developing a location strategy to situate offices near the best labor pool, or creating an office environment that supports collaboration. Deploying the capabilities of real estate as a strategic asset enables businesses to achieve their priorities.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Biography of the speaker:&nbsp; </strong><br>Sharon Liebowitz is a vice president of Global Real Estate at JPMor...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110099528/get-lectured-university-of-oregon-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Oregon, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-29T13:45:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:35:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5m/5mkgspqlfc20qbkk.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next featured poster comes from the University of Oregon, School of Architecture in Eugene and Portland, OR.</p><p>All lectures free and open to the public.<br>PDX = Portland campus, Lawrence Hall<br>EUG = Eugene campus, White Stag Block</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>GORDON GILL / Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture - Chicago, Beijing<br>Oct. 7 - PDX, 5:00 p.m. at Natural Capital Center, Ecotrust Building</p><p>PHILLIPE BLOCK / Block Research Group, ETH - Zurich<br>Oct. 13 - EUG, 5:30 p.m. at LA 206<br>Oct. 14 - PDX, 5:30 p.m. at WS 150</p><p>NEIL DENARI / Neil M. Denari Architects - Los Angeles<br>Oct. 20...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110035369/design-dialogue-brian-mackay-lyons Design Dialogue: Brian Mackay-Lyons Keith Zawistowski 2014-09-29T00:41:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T21:57:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yn/yncw2lmnrqnepcmr.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On August 22nd, 2014 Brian Mackay-Lyons hopped off his tractor and wiped the diesel fuel off his hands to discuss architectural education with Keith and Marie Zawistowski, co-founders of the design/buildLAB at Virginia Tech and partners of OnSite Architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong><em>Brian MacKay-Lyons</em></strong><em>&nbsp;is the founding partner of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mlsarchitects.ca/mobile/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects</a>, a professor at Dalhousie University, and the founder of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2012/architecture/GhostArchitecturalLaboratory/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ghost Lab</a>&nbsp;&ndash; the now legendary 2-week summer design/build program that took place on his family farm in Nova Scotia from 1994 to 2011.&nbsp;</em><em>While relentlessly local, Brian&rsquo;s work has been recognized internationally with more than 100 awards, 300 publications, and 100 exhibitions. In 2012, the American Institute of Architects recognized the collective work and influence of Ghost with an&nbsp;</em><em>Institute Honor Award for Architecture.&nbsp;</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l9/l9jpt7k3n9vwl14c.jpg"></p><p><strong>Keith:&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; So what do you think the education and the architect ought to look like?</p><p><strong>Brian:</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Well, what I don&rsquo;t think it needs to look like is an all design/build curriculum. I guess I have also learned that it has its limitations, like everything. One reason that Ghost has taken this hiatus is because I realized that I was being insincere.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6i/6i9iqxvay5cvjld3.jpg"></p><p>I believe an architect&rsquo;s role is not to be the builder. The architect&rsquo;s role &mdash; like a conduc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109867785/get-lectured-boston-architectural-college-fall-14 Get Lectured: Boston Architectural College, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-26T13:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T23:26:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gtok709n0fzsu6ag.jpg" width="514" height="691" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our next poster comes from the Boston Architectural College with their Fall 2014 Student Lecture Series, "Imagine This".</p><p><em>Beyond Architects, Beyond Architecture</em> investigates the ways architectural thinking operates outside the immediate field of designing and making buildings. The series also highlights ways non-architects approach their design processes.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>All lectures are on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at Cascieri Hall on campus. Free and open to the public.</p><p><em>Oct. 8</em><br>"Discipline + Double Agency"<br><strong>Kyle Sturgeon</strong> / Director of Advanced Architecture Studios...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109722336/get-lectured-oxford-brookes-university-2014-2015 Get Lectured: Oxford Brookes University, 2014-2015 Justine Testado 2014-09-24T15:30:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T23:28:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a9/a9nkbg0lqsifn05w.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our poster today features the 2014-15 OxArch Lecture Series, "Beyond Architects, Beyond Architecture" from OxArch (The Oxford Architecture Society). OxArch is the student society of the Oxford Brookes University School of Architecture in Oxford, England.</p><p><em>Beyond Architects, Beyond Architecture</em> investigates the ways architectural thinking operates outside the immediate field of designing and making buildings. The series also highlights ways non-architects approach their design processes.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>All lectures are on Tuesday evenings at Oxford Brookes U...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109714151/student-loan-default-rates-don-t-tell-the-whole-story Student loan default rates don't tell the whole story Alexander Walter 2014-09-24T12:44:00-04:00 >2014-09-24T12:52:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6e/6e08fcf39b0669b1a47bb7dcf475fcf3.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This week, the U.S. Department of Education will release data on the percentage of borrowers who have defaulted on federal student loans over the last three years. Schools with high rates of default face consequences. [...] Is default the student&rsquo;s burden? Or the institution&rsquo;s? And the federal government doesn&rsquo;t always consider a would-be borrowers&rsquo; credit risk the way private lenders can.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related:</p><ul><li><p><a title="Architects Laud Introduction of Bipartisan National Design Services Act As Way to Cut Spiraling Student Loan Debt" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95485007/architects-laud-introduction-of-bipartisan-national-design-services-act-as-way-to-cut-spiraling-student-loan-debt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects Laud Introduction of Bipartisan National Design Services Act As Way to Cut Spiraling Student Loan Debt</a></p></li><li><p><a title="Architects Support Students' Call for Pro Bono Work in Exchange for Loan Relief" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/46270111/architects-support-students-call-for-pro-bono-work-in-exchange-for-loan-relief" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects Support Students' Call for Pro Bono Work in Exchange for Loan Relief</a></p></li><li><p><a title="Obama only 8 years out of student loan debt #dontdoublemyrate" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/46162984/obama-only-8-years-out-of-student-loan-debt-dontdoublemyrate" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Obama only 8 years out of student loan debt #dontdoublemyrate</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/109637103/texas-a-m-architecture-students-design-portable-ebola-treatment-clinics Texas A&M architecture students design portable Ebola treatment clinics Alexander Walter 2014-09-23T12:47:00-04:00 >2014-09-23T13:45:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1eecc63f45e2a01feefe3d7c4274edb7.jpg" width="514" height="349" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Design concepts for portable, rapidly deployable Ebola virus treatment clinics created by Texas A&amp;M Master of Architecture students will be unveiled at a 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 presentation on the fourth floor of the Langford Architecture Center&rsquo;s Building A on the Texas A&amp;M campus.</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/109562348/kazuyo-sejima-of-sanaa-lectures-at-gsapp Kazuyo Sejima of SANAA lectures at GSAPP Ayesha Ghosh 2014-09-22T16:47:00-04:00 >2014-10-01T22:00:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ci/ciqnugv7ydilfi8k.jpg" width="514" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This past Wednesday, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/172726/kazuyo-sejima" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kazuyo Sejima</a>&nbsp;of <a href="http://archinect.com/sanaa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SANAA</a> addressed an overflowing Wood Auditorium, giving the first <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108248755/get-lectured-columbia-gsapp-fall-14" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GSAPP lecture</a> of the semester. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/106406329/amale-andraos-to-succeed-mark-wigley-as-gsapp-s-new-dean" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Recently appointed dean Amale Andraos</a> gave a brief introduction of Sejima and returned at the end of the lecture to lead a discussion as well as the Q/A portion of the evening.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Sejima began her lecture by explaining her choice of &ldquo;Canopy&rdquo; as her theme, an idea that is central to her, both as a part of SANAA and independently. &ldquo;I like to make a space like a park, because a park is a place where different kind of people can gather,&rdquo; stated Sejima, describing her desire to create an architecture that allows diverse groups of people to come together to both share and create their own space. By developing the concept of a canopy, Sejima creates a direct connection with the building and the environment, in a similar way that parks connect people with each other and the environment.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hg/hg9rx6a9o0w2whtz.jpg"></p><p>Starting with the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/96351/sanaa-s-rolex-learning-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rolex Learning Center in Lausanne</a>, Switzerland and conclud...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109559931/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Virginia, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-22T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-09-23T12:52:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/msev226pw2nofxtp.jpg" width="514" height="697" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our poster for Monday is from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures. Unless noted, lectures begin at 6 pm in Campbell Hall, Room 153.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 22</em><br>JEANNE GANG / Studio Gang - Chicago, IL.<br>HOK Lecture on Sustainable Design</p><p><em>Sept. 25</em><br>5:30 pm<br>WALLACE J. NICHOLS / Author of "Blue Mind"<br>at Javor Lecture Hall</p><p><em>Sept. 29</em><br>TO&Ntilde;O FORASTER / AV62 Arquitectos - Barcelona<br>Porter Visiting Professor Lectur</p><p><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 6</em><br>THE BILL LUCY SYMPOSIUM<br>"Planning for Happiness and Well Being"<br>Keynote: Emily Talen</p><p><em>Oct. 20</em><br>KATHRYN FULLER<br>Ina...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109328885/archinect-is-at-the-salk-institute-covering-the-academy-of-neuroscience-for-architecture-conference Archinect is at the Salk Institute, covering the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture Conference Archinect 2014-09-19T12:47:00-04:00 >2014-09-21T20:01:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n8/n8wekdscruifjtpo.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Look for coverage of the confernce here on Archinect next week. For now, follow <a href="http://twitter.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect on Twitter</a>, or via <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/anfarch?f=realtime&amp;src=hash" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#anfarch</a></p><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/anfarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#anfarch Tweets</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o4/o4si8xoylf15k6gd.jpg"></p><p><em>The <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/academy_of_neuroscience_for_architecture_conference/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ANFA Conference</a> will explore, from a scientific basis, the range of human experiences with elements of architecture, through collaboration between architects and neuroscientists.&nbsp; The goal is to inspire ideas and new collaborations that will ignite change and unlock the potential of Neuroscience for Architecture.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109267885/editor-s-picks-385 Editor's Picks #385 Nam Henderson 2014-09-18T17:50:00-04:00 >2014-09-19T13:00:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sy/syjjbnsqw0ogisso.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The latest entry in the <strong>Showcase:</strong> series featured <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/108577997/showcase-stadthaus-m1-by-barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">'s Stadthaus M1</a>,&nbsp;located in the "sustainable model district" of Vauban in the already so-called "green city" of Freiburg.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5h/5h4fjj214gc4cubc.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;looked at <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/108655901/factory-berlin-a-new-tech-incubator-emerges-from-the-ruins-of-the-berlin-wall" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Factory Berlin</a>, a "<em>start-up campus</em>" hosted by Google, built on a site where "<em>a section of the Berlin Wall...once housed a German Democratic Republic (GDR) watchpost</em>".&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5808858/chris-teeter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chris Teeter</a>&nbsp;recommended "<em>if you want to keep the political going in your architecture crit, you could probably look at what I have considered the 3 downtowns of Berlin; look at them historically maybe - Kuferstendamm (west), Alexander Platz (east), and Potsdamer Plat (unified)</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d8/d86dz5rgz7xqgfcd.jpg"><br><br><strong>News</strong><br>Mildred Friedman, a curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis in the 1970s and &rsquo;80s who helped both the museum and the contemporary design and architecture it celebrated become objects of international acclaim, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108712952/mildred-friedman-85-dies-curator-elevated-design-and-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">died on Sept. 3 in Manhatta</a>n. She was 85.</p><p>Until October 31,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108644655/built-by-women-nyc-is-searching-for-100-of-the-best-nyc-projects-built-by-women" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the </a><a href="http://bwaf.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108644655/built-by-women-nyc-is-searching-for-100-of-the-best-nyc-projects-built-by-women" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> is acce...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109261455/get-lectured-university-of-colorado-boulder-2014-15 Get Lectured: University of Colorado - Boulder, 2014-15 Justine Testado 2014-09-18T17:29:00-04:00 >2014-09-18T17:29:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n7/n75qk4wx2mr0se4u.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://cxtx.co" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Charles Newmyer</a>, today's poster features the Environmental Design school's "5:47" Lecture Series 2014-15 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. It comes in 5 different colors combos too (PDF linked below).</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. All lectures take place at 5:47 pm at the Environmental Design Building, Room 134.</p><p>You can also find past lecture videos on the Environmental Design school's<strong><a href="http://vimeo.com/user16284700/videos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> Vimeo page</a>.</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 29</em><br>"Art for the Living World"<br>PATRICIA JOHANSON / Environmental Artist</p><p><em>Oct. 20</em><br>"The Yearly Climb"<br>MICHELLE DELK / Principal ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109182758/hernan-diaz-alonso-to-follow-eric-owen-moss-as-director-of-sci-arc-deans-list-sneak-peek Hernan Diaz Alonso to follow Eric Owen Moss as Director of SCI-Arc, + Deans List sneak peek Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-17T21:05:00-04:00 >2014-09-24T19:15:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6s/6spnnn55waqnfa6h.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I am pleased that the SCI-Arc Board of Trustees at its quarterly meeting [on Wednesday, September 10] approved the contract with Hernan Diaz Alonso as the next Director of SCI-Arc. Hernan will assume this role beginning September 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Hernan Diaz Alonso's appointment had been percolating since the beginning of the summer, when <a href="http://archinect.com/sci-arc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a>'s search committee <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/103055979/sci-arc-director-search-questionin-g-committee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first recommended</a> him for the position after also considering professor <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6790084/jones-partners-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wes Jones</a>. Diaz Alonso will take up the directorship at a pivotal point in SCI-Arc's history in relation to the city of Los Angeles,&nbsp;succeeding <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/280/eric-owen-moss-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Owen Moss</a>' thirteen-year service which solidified the school's position in the now rapidly-developing Arts District of downtown LA.</p><p>Aside from serving academic and administrative roles at SCI-Arc since 2001,&nbsp;Diaz Alonso is also principal of LA-based&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/878/xefirotarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xefirotarch</a>, a multidisciplinary practice that won&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/16930/hernan-diaz-alonso-wins-the-2oo5-ps1-warmup-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program</a>&nbsp;in 2005. He will also serve as&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/yale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale University</a>'s Eero Saarinen Professor of Architectural Design in Spring 2015.</p><p>Before Diaz Alonso's role was made public, we spoke with him for our <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/378110/deans-list" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Deans List </strong></a>series, focusing on his plans for managing SCI-Arc's evolution in the midst of a rapidly changing Los Angeles. Here are a few t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109178739/is-le-corbusier-the-real-grandfather-of-hip-hop Is Le Corbusier the real grandfather of hip-hop? Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-17T14:15:00-04:00 >2014-09-24T19:47:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ep/epempqtepw2ukxzg.jpg" width="460" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"In the late 1920s, Le Corbusier created a plan for Paris," Ford says. "Its most celebrated portion was called 'Towers in the Park.' [...] Think unremarkable, high-rise apartment buildings. Think low-income housing projects. [...] "Many of hip-hop's most prominent artists were born, raised, and perfected their crafts in those very same housing projects. Hip-hop was a result of the economical, political, and sociological deprivations instituted by the housing projects across America."</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>