Archinect - News 2014-10-30T10:44:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/112357287/vying-for-attention-reporting-from-acadia-conference-day-3 Vying for Attention: Reporting from ACADIA Conference, Day 3 Anthony Morey 2014-10-28T20:42:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T23:31:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ld/ld4u9alv7pxb419r.jpg" width="514" height="277" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Day one at Acadia 2014 found us in the 2D world. Day Two in reality. Day Three was to be somewhere in-between those. It found us dealing with Temporal and Data Agency. Temporal dealing with time and Data with evaluation.&nbsp;A mixing of the two worlds was at play. We weren&rsquo;t here nor there. Somewhere in a digital version of Alice and Wonderland. Interaction, movement and perception were mixing seamlessly. Our understanding of reality has been expanded through the digital. Our viewing of the world and our society has been exploited. Subsequently, our social understanding of its impact and influence is coming to fruition, and an area of focus emerges.</p><p>Tools such as Google Earth, robotic arms, smart phones and countless others have forced us into a purgatory of realms all vying for our attention. We live in a three-dimensional world, we build three-dimensional objects, we think in three-dimensions, yet all our tools until recently have dealt in the 2D.&nbsp;How many times have we sat in front of...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112337951/get-lectured-university-of-wisconsin-milwaukee-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-28T14:19:00-04:00 >2014-10-28T14:19:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vs/vsmbqpy8zwpf3myv.jpg" width="514" height="395" 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>Today's poster comes from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP).</p><p>You can also watch previous SARUP lecture videos <a href="http://www4.uwm.edu/sarup/news/sarupvideo/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</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>Listed below are only upcoming lectures stated on the poster.</p><p><em>Oct. 29</em><br>6:30 p.m.<br>Donovan Rypkema / principal, PlaceEconomics - Washington D.C.<br>"THE ECONOMICS OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION: A COMMUNITY LEADER'S GUIDE"<br>at WE Energies Public Service Building Auditorium</p><p><em>Oct. 31</em><br>4:30 p.m.<br>Anthony Titus / principal, Anthony Titus Studio - New York, NY; Asst. Professor of Architecture, Rensse...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112336336/kean-university-announces-the-michael-graves-school-of-architecture Kean University announces the Michael Graves School of Architecture Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-10-28T13:23:00-04:00 >2014-10-30T09:20:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqr7p7x04ywzrk3f.jpg" width="514" height="516" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The School&rsquo;s curriculum will intensively utilize the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area and the Wenzhou region of China, where Kean University has an English-speaking campus [...] &ldquo;Michael Graves&rsquo; philosophy is to draw by hand first so that the students see, &ldquo;feel&rdquo; and experience the new building spatially. Then, only after the drawing is complete will the students transfer the design to a computer so that the computer becomes an execution tool, not an ideation tool.&rdquo;</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/112268036/get-lectured-university-of-illinois-at-urbana-champaign-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-27T15:59:00-04:00 >2014-10-27T15:59:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tx/tx48x9rili91k6gt.jpg" width="514" height="654" 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>Today's poster comes from the Illinois School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.</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>Listed below are upcoming lectures only. Lectures take place at 5:30 p.m. at Lawrence J. Plym Auditorium, Temple Buell Hall.</p><p><em>Oct. 27</em><br>Mason White / Principal, Lateral Office - Toronto</p><p><em>Oct. 29</em><br>Lars Ostenfeld Riemann / Executive Director, Ramboll Group</p><p><em>Nov. 3-Nov. 21</em><br>FitNation Exhibition<br>Rick Bell / Director, Center for Architecture - New York</p><p><em>Nov. 5</em><br>Archie Lee Coates IV / Principal, PlayLab - New York</p><p><em>Nov. 17</em><br>Sho Shigematsu / Partner, Office ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112259165/hashim-sarkis-named-dean-of-the-school-of-architecture-and-planning Hashim Sarkis named dean of the School of Architecture and Planning Alexander Walter 2014-10-27T13:10:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T20:01:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ym/ymzl0eg2sm1qbi2m.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Hashim Sarkis &mdash; a prominent scholar of architecture and urbanism, a practicing architect whose works have been built in the United States and the Middle East, and a leading expert on design in the Middle East &mdash; has been named the new dean of MIT&rsquo;s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P), effective in January.</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/112032899/get-lectured-ucla-2014-15 Get Lectured: UCLA, 2014-15 Justine Testado 2014-10-24T15:01:00-04:00 >2014-10-24T15:01:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1m/1mmh7g8agfinioyh.jpg" width="514" height="764" 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 University of California, Los Angeles Architect &amp; Urban Design with their upcoming 2014-15 lecture series beginning Monday, October 27.</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>Lectures take place at 6:30 p.m. in Perloff Hall DeCafe on the UCLA campus.</p><p><strong>2014</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 27</em><br>Nader Tehrani / Principal, NADAAA; Professor - MIT School of Architecture</p><p><em>Nov. 17</em><br>John Ruble / Partner, Moore Ruble Yudell Architects &amp; Planners</p><p><strong>2015</strong></p><p><strong>JANUARY</strong></p><p><em>Jan. 12</em><br>Preston Scott Cohen / Principal, Preston Scott Cohen Inc.; Chair - Harvard Graduate School of Design</p><p><em>Jan. 26</em><br>Experimental Jetset - graphic ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111971853/get-lectured-university-of-toronto-2014-15 Get Lectured: University of Toronto, 2014-15 Justine Testado 2014-10-23T20:53:00-04:00 >2014-10-27T10:51:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/msx9qv9iwe5wm3bo.jpg" width="514" height="550" 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>Today's poster comes from the University of Toronto&rsquo;s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://catalogtree.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">catalogtree</a> and handfolded in The Netherlands, the Daniels' poster uses the Miura-Ori fold, a technique created by Japanese astrophysicist Koryo Miura to simulate large solar panel arrays for space satellites.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/uploads/Daniels-Calendar-2014-2015-Animation---version-4.gif"></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 evening lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 103 at 230 College Street, unless otherwise noted.</p><p><strong>2014 </strong></p><p><em>Nov. 4</em><br>Peter Rose / Peter Rose + Partners, Boston</p><p><em>Nov. 25</em><br>Michael Wilford...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111904348/editor-s-picks-390 Editor's Picks #390 Nam Henderson 2014-10-23T11:56:00-04:00 >2014-10-23T17:22:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yw/yweflrhmxywk8wry.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Amelia <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/111205340/aftershock-4-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-neuroscientific-architecture-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">profiles the </a><a href="http://www.anfarch.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/111205340/aftershock-4-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-neuroscientific-architecture-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&nbsp;aka ANFA</a> and ponders the lessons from her time spent down in San Diego for ANFA&rsquo;s annual three-day conference at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.&nbsp;Does neuro-architecture truly hold the promise of translational design?</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i1/i1tcvs0s8n8jxx5y.jpg"></p><p><strong>midlander</strong> dreams "<em>I have a hard time seeing how this provides more meaningful feedback than occupant surveys...That said...I can't wait until I can wear some headset that makes revit models of whatever I'm thinking!</em>"&nbsp;while <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5808858/chris-teeter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chris Teeter</a>&nbsp;a regular advocate for the use of the "<em>the old EEG headset</em>"&nbsp;was pleased "<em>great piece and like how you link all your news posts into a feature story..Although, much of what is going on now is data gathering, it is considerably more useful than just survey stats</em>".</p><p>For a more speculative version of <strong>Deans List</strong>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/110738703/the-deans-list-hernan-diaz-alonso-of-sci-arc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect spoke with Hernan Diaz Alonso, upcoming Director at </a><a href="http://archinect.com/sci-arc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a> in Los Angeles.<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/92yenyqh77puyd55.jpg"></p><p>"Archinect Sessions" a new weekly podcast hosted by Paul and Amelia, releas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111876188/get-lectured-university-of-maryland-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Maryland, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-22T14:06:00-04:00 >2014-10-22T14:06:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/la/lay8rqyiouxsspnk.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>We have two posters today from the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation.</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 are open to the public and take place in the Architecture Building Auditorium, 0204, unless noted otherwise. Exhibitions located at Kibel Gallery.</p><p>Lectures with ** focus on Landscape and Urban Design (see poster below)</p><p><em>Oct. 22</em> **<br>5:00 p.m.<br>I&ntilde;aki Aldayaki Alday / AldayJover Arquitectura y Paisaje<br>&ldquo;Hyper-real Drivers&rdquo;</p><p><em>Oct. 27</em><br>6:30 p.m.<br>Omar Blaik / Principal - U3 Ventures<br>&ldquo;A University in the City:...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111876186/what-makes-a-building-sacred What makes a building sacred? Alexander Walter 2014-10-22T13:47:00-04:00 >2014-10-29T22:08:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f283e8b12d8ffc800f56189e3ec91aab.jpg" width="514" height="322" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new science of neuroaesthetics [...] tells us much about the way pure form is dealt with by the brain. [...] V S Ramachandran, a neuroscientist at the University of California, San Diego, and William Hirstein, a philosopher at Elmhurst College in Illinois, argue that we are innately attuned to recognise things as unified objects &ndash; such that we find brushstrokes or architectural features that can be mentally assembled into a coherent whole more beautiful.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related Archinect Feature: <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/111205340/aftershock-4-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-neuroscientific-architecture-research" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AfterShock #4: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neuroscientific Architecture Research</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111795764/get-lectured-the-bartlett-fall-14 Get Lectured: The Bartlett, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-10-21T13:32:00-04:00 >2014-10-21T14:26:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hf/hfjqhrgscnfokvni.jpg" width="514" height="599" 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 Bartlett School of Architecture at the University College London with their International Lecture Series.</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. Lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, UCL. Free and open to the public. Some lectures may be ticketed.</p><p><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 22</em><br>Raj Rewal / Raj Rewal Associates</p><p><em>Oct. 27</em><br>Neil Denari / NMDA</p><p><em>Oct. 29</em><br>Greyshed + Scanlab</p><p><strong>NOVEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Nov. 5</em><br>Emmanuel Petit / The Bartlett</p><p><em>Nov. 12</em><br>Benedetta Tagliabue / EMBT</p><p><em>Nov. 19</em><br>Tatiana Bilbao</p><p><em>Nov. 26</em><br>Lucy Mcrae</p><p><em>Dec. 3</em><br>John ...</p> 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 >2014-10-29T06:36:08-04:00 <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 >2014-10-27T09:37:30-04:00 <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>