Archinect - News 2014-12-23T00:13:25-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/116347455/can-the-new-college-ratings-system-help-improve-architectural-education Can the new College Ratings System help improve architectural education? Archinect 2014-12-19T14:13:00-05:00 >2014-12-20T07:24:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t3/t36nzd31mg1gikuk.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today the Education Department released long-awaited details on a plan to hold colleges accountable for their performance on several key indicators, and officials said they'll be seeking public comment on the proposals through February. [...] Two other possibilities on the list for outcomes are grad-school attendance rates, and loan-repayment rates. That last metric has already been put into place as the "gainful employment rule" for for-profit colleges, which are suing to stop it.</p></em><br /><br /><p>We'd like to hear from you: What predicted implications may the <a href="http://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/public-feedback-college-ratings-framework" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">newly announced</a> College Ratings System have on business, culture and education at Schools of Architecture in the U.S.?</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116300139/editor-s-picks-398 Editor's Picks #398 Nam Henderson 2014-12-18T23:33:00-05:00 >2014-12-19T13:25:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1l/1luphfdqkj2hwf22.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vy/vytjo2gn7mc4dovm.jpg"></p><p>For the latest <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Working out of the Box</a>: Archinect talked with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/115598578/working-out-of-the-box-santiago-borja" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">artist and architecture theorist, </a><a href="http://www.s-borja.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Santiago Borja</a>.&nbsp;He relates that one thing he learned from architecture school is&nbsp;</p><p>"<em>a sense of structural logic that most artists lack. They imagine things they have no clue how to build. Having said that, you could maybe say the same thing about architects</em>&hellip;"</p><p><strong>midlander</strong> was impressed "<em>The installations are refreshing - they react to the architecture without following an architectural logic...these look free of the forced logic which constrains a lot of architects working in installation. My compliments to the artist!</em>"</p><p>Plus, did you notice, <a href="http://archinect.com/sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a new sidebar graphic/ad</a> was launched for Archinect Sessions?</p><p><br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115663589/moshe-safdie-to-receive-the-2015-aia-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;announced&nbsp;Moshe Safdie will receive the 2015 AIA Gold Medal.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/hsolie" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harold-Sprague Solie</a>,&nbsp;agreed with many commentators "<em>about time. I worked in his office during my first year out of school and it was an amazing experience</em>". Contrarily,&nbsp;<strong>HotelSphinx</strong>&nbsp;admires "<em>Habitat, as do most architects - but...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116213462/archiculture-a-documentary-film-that-explores-the-architectural-studio-premieres-online Archiculture, a documentary film that explores the architectural studio, premieres online Archinect 2014-12-18T06:10:00-05:00 >2014-12-22T11:31:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/14/146vhyknjqttnfr6.jpg" width="514" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Archiculture takes a thoughtful, yet critical look at the architectural studio. The 25-minute film offers a unique glimpse into the world of studio-based, design education through the eyes of a group of students finishing their final design projects. Interviews with leading professionals, historians and educators help create crucial dialog around the key issues faced by this unique teaching methodology and the built environment these future architects will create.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Read our interview with filmmakers David Krantz and Ian Harris about the film, from 9 years ago (!!!) <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/72531/a-mere-sliver-of-time-archiculture-the-documentary" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116207034/harvard-s-new-undergraduate-design-program-teaches-architecture-as-liberal-art Harvard's new undergraduate design program teaches "architecture as liberal art" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-12-17T18:47:00-05:00 >2014-12-18T19:30:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k3/k3bzmjva1hsu4eo7.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>These three streams&mdash;history and theory, design imagination, and the physical act of making&mdash;are the central components of the undergraduate track in architecture studies, a joint program from the Graduate School of Design (GSD) and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences&rsquo; (FAS) department of history of art and architecture. [...] The first students in the track, housed within the art-history concentration, graduated last spring.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The Graduate School of Design at Harvard has long been revered as one of the world's top institutions, but only recently has that pedigree been extended into an undergraduate architecture program. As recently as a few years ago, there were no architecture studio courses available to Harvard undergrads &ndash; those interested in architecture would concentrate in the department of History of Art and Architecture, a liberal arts program which isn't tailored towards the 5-year accredited BArch programs of similar undergraduate institutions. But for the first time in Fall of 2012, the GSD and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (where History of Art and Architecture is housed) opened a new, collaborative program for undergraduates. Students who enroll in this track of studies will take two studio courses in architecture, within the context of a wider-ranged liberal arts education &ndash; the foundational idea being that architectural design thinking is its own form of liberal-arts practice, and that t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116039165/chinese-art-institute-resembles-hogwarts-castle Chinese art institute resembles Hogwarts Castle Alexander Walter 2014-12-15T14:06:00-05:00 >2014-12-18T20:19:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f6bs9zdh69cevvnq.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Hebei Academy of Fine Arts in China&rsquo;s Hebei Province has constructed a new campus in Xinle City that, rather than resembling local architecture, adheres more to Gothic and European styles.&nbsp;Specifically, it bears a striking resemblance to&nbsp;the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. [...] But the new building is&nbsp;actually called &ldquo;Cinderella&rsquo;s Castle,&rdquo; and was modeled on structures from medieval Europe. Unfortunately, the building has little to do with Cinderella or Hogwarts.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/109113660/chinese-colleges-are-trying-to-look-like-the-ivy-league" target="_blank">Chinese Colleges Are Trying to Look Like the Ivy League</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/116035941/wright-architecture-school-sets-fund-raising-goal-for-independence Wright Architecture School Sets Fund-raising Goal for Independence Alexander Walter 2014-12-15T13:12:00-05:00 >2014-12-15T13:13:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4t/4t57y1oce1qn3097.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architecture school run by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation will try to raise $2 million before the end of 2015 to ensure its future as an independent organization, the foundation announced on Monday, having approved a possible path toward the school&rsquo;s incorporation. [...] The foundation&rsquo;s board had initially decided not to incorporate the school separately, for fear of losing control over its operations. But objections from school supporters prompted the board to reconsider.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115824990/student-led-rural-studio-continues-to-prove-the-value-of-socially-engaged-architecture Student-led Rural Studio continues to prove the value of socially engaged architecture Justine Testado 2014-12-12T19:29:00-05:00 >2014-12-18T21:55:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3i/3iwgzm8fmh2jszhv.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Rural Studio, Auburn University's off-campus undergraduate program in Newbern, Alabama, continues to gain recognition for their student-led design/build projects that assist the communities in one of the South's most under-served regions. Rural Studio has won several awards from 1995 until most recently as the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115670015/ehrlich-architects-wins-2015-aia-architecture-firm-award-peter-eisenman-takes-the-topaz-medallion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 recipient of the AIA's Whitney M. Young Jr. Award</a>. Named after the civil rights-era Urban League leader, the annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Award is given to an architect or architecturally related organization whose work greatly contributes toward progressive social advocacy and responsibility.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ss/sso3tjvown0ztlif.jpg"></p><p>Established in 1993 by D.K. Ruth and Samuel Mockbee, the student-led Rural Studio has completed parks, museums, a fire station, Boys and Girls Clubs, parks, and homes throughout western Alabama -- a region where 40 percent of the population lives under the poverty line. One of Rural Studio's projects that has attracted attention in recent years is the 20K House Product Line, which is ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115763163/editor-s-picks-397 Editor's Picks #397 Nam Henderson 2014-12-12T12:09:00-05:00 >2014-12-12T13:59:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9c/9c47kq6tdmi8kqms.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;almost had a hat-trick, publishing the finale to her <strong>Material Witness:</strong> exploration, this time on <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/115115397/material-witness-finale-what-apocalypse-is-made-of" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">apocalypse &amp; columns</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;reviving Archinect's&nbsp;<strong>UpStarts: </strong>(seen last in 2012) with a look at <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/115273546/upstarts-paul-michael-davis-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Michael Davis Design out of Seattle, WA</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4k/4klr31xsm1jycehi.jpg"></p><p>Was I the only one who didn&rsquo;t get the reference "<em>a kind of heroic Calgon</em>"&nbsp;without a little Wikipedia?</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4s/4s439ed8yt0bfv2j.jpg"></p><p>R.I.P. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115267109/william-b-callaway-noted-bay-area-landscape-architect-at-swa-group-dies" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Byrd Callaway</a>, one of Bay Area&rsquo;s most influential landscape architects. He was 71.</p><p>Initially drafted as part of the 1994 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Free_Trade_Agreement" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NAFTA</a> agreement, NCARB has officially established the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115137911/ncarb-announces-reciprocity-program-across-the-us-canada-and-mexico" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>T</em><em>ri-National Mutual Recognition Agreement for International Practice of Architecture</em></a>, which allows for architects to be "<em>mutually recognized</em>" across Mexico, Canada and United States.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/evanchakroff" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Evan Chakroff</a>&nbsp;read the fine print</p><p>"<em>Fees for completing the Tri-National MRA process will be assessed by the national regulatory authority of the host country and are subject to change</em>"&nbsp;For&nbsp;<strong>jla-x</strong>&nbsp;the new was simply "<em>lol</em>".</p><p>Over at Forbes, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115192481/frank-gehry-is-right-98-of-architecture-today-has-no-respect-for-humanity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Justin Shubow&nbsp;</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115192481/frank-gehry-is-right-98-of-architecture-today-has-no-respect-for-humanity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">argued Frank Gehry Is R...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115271132/the-2014-new-zealand-student-design-awards-winners The 2014 New Zealand Student Design Awards winners Justine Testado 2014-12-05T15:06:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T18:07:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fa/fadbvzgiqb2ygh6u.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The New Zealand Institute of Architects' celebrated another year of top-notch architecture student work with the recent announcement of the 2014 NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Awards winners. Every year, the top four final-year students from each of New Zealand&rsquo;s three Schools of Architecture (the University of Auckland, Unitec, and Victoria University of Wellington) compete for the top prestigious award.</p></em><br /><br /><p>These are a few of the winners and finalists:</p><p>Above - WINNER: Tom Dobinson (Victoria University of Wellington): "Wharf Dwellers &ndash; An Expose of Lyttelton"</p><p>HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ji Min An (Unitec): "Korea/Korea"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bn/bnndir6eomz1sv48.jpg"></p><p>HIGHLY COMMENDED: Norman Wei (University of Auckland): "SUPER-PACIFIC-CITY: The Saga of Lomipeau"&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a6/a6rkkusbvl2i9zid.jpg"></p><p>FINALIST: Hamish Beattie (Victoria University of Wellington): "Topology Of A Phantom City"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/og/og5or148j5ytmy3y.jpg"></p><p>FINALIST: Mayank Thammalla (Unitec). Project: "Swim Or Sink"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fq/fq9t70mf3y7hgm9t.jpg"></p><p>FINALIST: Zee Shake Lee (University of Auckland): "Moving Grounds: Irrupting Three Kings&rsquo; Inverted Volcanoes"&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nx/nxxfc2j0q0zl4uhg.jpg"></p><p><strong>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_2014_new_zealand_student_design_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for more.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115195694/winners-of-the-2014-riba-president-s-medals-student-awards Winners of the 2014 RIBA President’s Medals Student Awards Justine Testado 2014-12-04T15:32:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T19:54:58-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/66/66c1k2afeo7sqtms.jpg" width="514" height="635" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>RIBA announced the 2014 winners of the prestigious President's Medals Student Architecture Awards last night in a ceremony in London. Established in 1836, the RIBA President's Medals are regarded as the world's highest awards in architectural education. The awards program honors the cr&egrave;me de la cr&egrave;me of architecture students for their talent and excellence, and aims to incite global architectural debate.</p></em><br /><br /><p>These are a few of this year's winning projects:</p><p>Above - RIBA SILVER MEDAL: Nick Elias (Bartlett School of Architecture - University College London) for &lsquo;PoohTown&rsquo;</p><p>&darr; RIBA BRONZE MEDAL: Simon Dean (Kingston University) for "Flow, 1944"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rk/rk9rkzzyyp0f1mlz.jpg"></p><p>&darr; DISSERTATION MEDAL: Jasper Ludewig (University of Sydney) for &lsquo;Made Ground: A spatial history of Sydney Park&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h3/h3mtwvjlm20b94s2.jpg"></p><p>&darr; SERJEANT AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN DRAWING Part 1: Oliver Riviere (University of Brighton) for &lsquo;The Institute of Concrete Poetry&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/51sf8sszh09pajqb.jpg"></p><p>&darr; SOM Foundation Fellowship Part 2: Mike Lim (Royal College of Art) for &lsquo;Untitled, 2014. Mixed Media&rsquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4x/4xagxu1bo4hpuoiz.jpg"></p><p>See more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/winners_of_the_2014_riba_presidents_medals_student_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/114422977/building-design-from-the-inside-out-risd-s-interior-architecture-department Building Design from the Inside Out: RISD’s Interior Architecture department Sponsor 2014-11-25T13:06:00-05:00 >2014-11-25T13:14:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/os/osgp9kwb57x2bx0r.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><strong>This post is brought to you by the <a href="http://www.risd.edu/academics/interior-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RISD Interior Architecture Department</a></strong><br>&nbsp;<p>At the intersection of architecture, conservation and design, RISD&rsquo;s Interior Architecture department takes an innovative approach to the reuse and transformation of existing buildings. Advanced design studios focused on adaptive reuse are central to both the undergraduate and graduate programs. And unlike the fields of interior design and decoration, interior architecture looks less at the application of surface materials than at understanding the design of buildings from the inside out.</p><p>In the studio, students use digital and manual means to research and recommend design alterations and renovations that give existing buildings new life. Studios focus on a wide range of approaches, from domestic to retail design to theater/production design to issues of preservation and conservation.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jg3qzoid4cc4ex1q.jpg"></p><p><em>Image: Heekyung Kim, Space for Water, MDes 2014</em></p><p>&ldquo;Students in our department are engaged in a rich and expansive discipline focusing...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/114139791/editor-s-picks-394 Editor's Picks #394 Nam Henderson 2014-11-21T12:30:00-05:00 >2014-11-25T05:44:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1f3wi07m9c8gbzgs.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The latest edition of <strong>Working out of the Box:</strong> featured <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112809997/working-out-of-the-box-greg-henderson-of-hendo-hoverboards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hendo Hoverboard</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112809997/working-out-of-the-box-greg-henderson-of-hendo-hoverboards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> inventor and co-founder of </a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112809997/working-out-of-the-box-greg-henderson-of-hendo-hoverboards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arx Pax</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112809997/working-out-of-the-box-greg-henderson-of-hendo-hoverboards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">, </a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112809997/working-out-of-the-box-greg-henderson-of-hendo-hoverboards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Greg Henderson</a>. You can hear the full interview with Greg with his wife Jill, co-founder of Arx Pax, as part of episode 4 of <strong>Archinect Sessions</strong> <a href="http://traffic.libsyn.com/archinect/Archinect-Sessions-4.mp3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. &nbsp;Click <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions/id928222819" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to subscribe.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/frnwwpk0motf8vqj.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;Meanwhile, the latest <strong>Showcase:</strong>&nbsp; - <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/113594683/showcase-garden-school-beijing-no-4-high-school-fangshan-campus-by-open-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">No.4 High School Fangshan Campus </a>is located in Beijing&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/113594683/showcase-garden-school-beijing-no-4-high-school-fangshan-campus-by-open-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">and designed by local firm </a><a href="http://archinect.com/openarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OPEN Architecture</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dm/dmdf87dovkl0gmt1.jpg"><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br>On <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112980377/archinect-sessions-5-barbara-bestor-the-michael-graves-school-material-witness" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">episode 5</a> of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/47379/archinect-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions</a> co-host/NJIT grad <a href="http://archinect.com/pedaldesignlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ken Koense</a> took issue with NJIT's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113495827/njit-blasts-kean-u-architecture-school-plans-calls-proposal-duplicative-wasteful" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">statement</a> against Kean University's upcoming <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112336336/kean-university-announces-the-michael-graves-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Graves School of Architecture</a>. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113503877/njit-s-school-of-architecture-has-no-one-to-blame-but-itself-in-beef-with-kean-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Listen to Koense's take on NJIT's statement</a>, or download the whole episode <a href="http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/0/0/b/00b5cd6972520e4c/Archinect-Sessions-5.mp3?c_id=7840625&amp;expiration=1415837977&amp;hwt=7fe2fe590e2a967fa1a298a2f5d6deab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/SebastianMlekicki" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sebastian Mlekicki</a>&nbsp;argued "<em>Including NJIT there are already 7 NCARB accredited architecture schools in a 25 mile radius of NJIT, &nbsp;and there here have been less students signing up for architecture in NJ all together. How is adding another program economically feasible?</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ni/ni407a3n1awj1aed.jpg"></p><p>On a visit to Cleveland,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.monicaponcedeleon.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Monica Ponce de Leon</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113882001/u-of-m-architecture-dean-encourages-minority-high-school-students-to-storm-barriers-in-a-field-dominated-by-white-males" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> made...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113982402/yaohua-wang-wins-2014-harvard-gsd-thesis-prize-with-salvaged-stadium Yaohua Wang wins 2014 Harvard GSD thesis prize with “Salvaged Stadium” Justine Testado 2014-11-18T20:58:00-05:00 >2014-11-21T06:55:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8m/8myhs9zjr6ugg82o.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recent Harvard Graduate School of Design graduate Yaohua Wang finished his M.Arch program on a high note by winning the 2014 James Templeton Kelley Prize for Best M.Arch II Thesis for his project, "Salvaged Stadium". Although Wang doesn't win an award every single time for his projects, his intricate ideas have spurred some debate in the past.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>Salvaged Stadium</em> explores the notion of finding architecture's "hidden dimension". In the introduction, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/28312592/yaohua-wang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yaohua Wang</a> writes:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fp/fpmivhtv13x0r5zg.jpg"></p><p>"Let&rsquo;s begin with a joke. A man went into a restaurant, and he asked the waitress; 'Can I have a coffee without milk, please.' The waitress answers: 'Sorry we don&rsquo;t have milk today, can I give you a coffee without cream.' For me, this is a very interesting moment. It reveals that what you don&rsquo;t get is also defining what you get, the hidden dimension behind the appearance. How could architecture gain this hidden dimension, beyond the physical form?"</p><p>Learn more about Salvaged Stadium on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/yaohua_wang_wins_2014_harvard_gsd_thesis_prize_with_salvaged_stadium/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>. You can also watch the animated story below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113955904/get-lectured-otis-college-of-art-and-design-14-15 Get Lectured: Otis College of Art and Design, '14-'15 Justine Testado 2014-11-18T13:13:00-05:00 >2014-11-20T20:14:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y18xqjksjaxkseq7.jpg" width="514" height="1542" 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 Otis College of Art and Design, Architecture-Landscape-Interiors program in Los Angeles.</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 free and open to the public. Note each event's time and location.</p><p><em>Nov. 20</em><br>7 p.m.<br>PATRICK TIGHE / Principal - Patrick Tighe Architecture | Santa Monica<br>at the Forum, Ground Floor - Kathleen Ahmanson Hall, Goldsmith Campus - Otis</p><p><em>Dec. 4</em><br>7 p.m.<br>JULIA CZERNIAK / Principal - CLEAR; Associate Dean - Syracuse University<br>at the Forum, Ground Floor - Kathleen Ahmanson Hall, Goldsmith Campus - Otis</p><p><em>Feb. 18</em><br>7:30 p.m.<br>JAMES CORNER /...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113886034/when-did-the-art-world-get-so-conservative When Did the Art World Get So Conservative? Orhan Ayyüce 2014-11-17T15:32:00-05:00 >2014-11-20T17:03:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sz/szqsn7p3vcikifyj.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>How did we come to live in an insular tribal sphere where unwritten rules and rigid moralities &mdash; about whom to like and dislike, what is permissible to say and what must remain unsaid &mdash; are strictly enforced via social media and online disapproval, much of it anonymous? When did this band of gypsies and relentless radicals get so conservative?</p></em><br /><br /><p>Could this be translated to architecture? Sure thing... I think architecture has a built in conservatism to begin with. Just look what the architects are pooling for.., fighting territories for things those really don't matter, blaming each other for handrail details and teaching values of the empire while reinforcing its own specialized elitism to keep the trouble makers out. Look at the corporate schools, corporate offices and architects who offer nothing more than a fantasy drawings packaged as radicals riding on intern labored marketing renderings.</p><p>Who is kidding whom?&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113882001/u-of-m-architecture-dean-encourages-minority-high-school-students-to-storm-barriers-in-a-field-dominated-by-white-males U of M architecture dean encourages minority high school students to storm barriers in a field dominated by white males Alexander Walter 2014-11-17T13:29:00-05:00 >2014-11-26T19:42:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g0/g0n0e1cpum2skza6.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Monica Ponce de Leon, a leading American architect proud of being a Hispanic woman in a field long dominated by white men, wants to change the face of her profession. [...] agreed to conduct a class earlier that day for juniors from John Hay High School - the vast majority of whom were black. Ponce de Leon, dean of the Taubman College of Architecture and Planning [...], wanted to inspire the students to enter a field in which the vast majority of practitioners don't look like them.</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/113597892/editor-s-picks-393 Editor's Picks #393 Nam Henderson 2014-11-14T13:38:00-05:00 >2014-12-03T11:57:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4jkzolv8i5a3lkm.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"394,000 US$!! This is the budget of homes in America that are 1/10th of this quality. Perhaps it's for two people, who are empty nesters, and entertain for a large extended family. The simplicity of materials and form, is exceedingly elegant". - b3tadine[sutures]</p></em><br /><br /><p>The latest edition of <strong>Showcase:</strong>&nbsp;features <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/113038199/showcase-slate-house-by-affleck-de-la-riva-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Slate House, located on a site in Laval, a suburb of Montreal. Designed by </a><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/113049452/affleck-de-la-riva-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Affleck de la Riva architects</a>, it stands in sharp contrast to the tract houses that surround it. &nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x8/x8yc4g8vqjbkoisy.jpg"></p><p><strong>b3tadine[sutures]</strong>&nbsp;exclaims "<em>394,000 US$!! This is the budget of homes in America that are 1/10th of this quality. Perhaps it's for two people, who are empty nesters, and entertain for a large extended family. The simplicity of materials and form, is exceedingly elegant</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q3/q3ckhgh76a70aa43.jpg"></p><p>As part of Archinect&rsquo;s continuing ACADIA 2014 coverage <a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;reviews the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/112824468/the-theory-of-everything-in-sandbox-city-will-wright-s-keynote-at-acadia-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">keynote by creator of SimCity Will Wright's</a>, which she labels "<em>almost a exegesis</em>".<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112961869/is-the-architectural-profession-still-relevant" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mark Minkjan spoke with Rory Hyde re: the ongoing relevancy of the profession and Future Practice</a>.&nbsp;<strong>Darkman</strong> felt the need to clarify "<em>Most architects I know build schools, hospitals, churches, malls, apartment buildings etc. It's just the media that feeds us the Versaces...and Ivy League universities</em>".</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113051064/architect-sou-fujimoto-s-futuristic-spaces" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wall Street Journal published...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113508694/career-insights-ie-school-of-architecture-design Career Insights: IE School of Architecture & Design Sponsor 2014-11-14T12:27:00-05:00 >2014-11-19T19:54:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g0/g07117r1jgwn79xs.jpg" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><br><em><strong>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>.</strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>Career prospects in Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Interior Design have changed profoundly in nearly half a decade. We believe that practices that are global enough are finding great opportunities in this evolution, and that professionals that are excellent in design and in business are thriving.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zt/zt24v4t23prxhmxw.jpg"></p><p>We would like to share the stories of some of the Alumni from IE School of Architecture &amp; Design. Join us next <strong>Thursday, November 27th at 17:00</strong> (Madrid Time) for a special Online Career Insights Session in which you can meet them and hear about the great experiences they are living in our demanding 13-month master program and find out how the program is creating a positive impact in their careers.<br>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://info.ie.edu/Request/event/2ccb7f9a-b569-e411-9630-06dc7e179538/?idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=is_madrid_27112014_new_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Sign up here!</strong></a><br>&nbsp;</p><p>Sincerely,</p><p>Naira Perez</p><p>Associate Director of Admissions<br>IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113503877/njit-s-school-of-architecture-has-no-one-to-blame-but-itself-in-beef-with-kean-university "NJIT's school of architecture has no one to blame but itself" in beef with Kean University Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-11-12T17:23:00-05:00 >2014-11-21T16:54:47-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0k/0kcb4tutzhgrcjei.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>On <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112980377/archinect-sessions-5-barbara-bestor-the-michael-graves-school-material-witness" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">episode 5</a>&nbsp;of&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/47379/archinect-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions</a>&nbsp;</em>last week,&nbsp;co-host/NJIT grad <a href="http://archinect.com/pedaldesignlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ken Koense</a> took issue with NJIT's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113495827/njit-blasts-kean-u-architecture-school-plans-calls-proposal-duplicative-wasteful" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">statement</a>&nbsp;against Kean University's upcoming <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112336336/kean-university-announces-the-michael-graves-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Graves School of Architecture</a>. Koense called NJIT's arguments against Kean "categorically ridiculous" and "smoke and mirrors, distracting people from the real issues at NJIT".&nbsp;Koense points to Urs Gauchat, NJIT's architecture dean, as the cause of the school's struggle to make enrollment:&nbsp;"If there's any problems at NJIT and schools of architecture in the state of New Jersey, it has to do with the current dean, and the current administration there," and that "NJIT's school of architecture has no one to blame but itself."</p><p>Listen to Koense's take on NJIT's statement below, or download the whole episode <a href="http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/0/0/b/00b5cd6972520e4c/Archinect-Sessions-5.mp3?c_id=7840625&amp;expiration=1415837977&amp;hwt=7fe2fe590e2a967fa1a298a2f5d6deab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. You can subscribe to the podcast <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/archinect-sessions/id928222819" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113495827/njit-blasts-kean-u-architecture-school-plans-calls-proposal-duplicative-wasteful NJIT blasts Kean U. architecture school plans; calls proposal duplicative, wasteful Alexander Walter 2014-11-12T13:23:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T13:26:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/05/0591012c3327ca973ee95fc4ce950402.jpg" width="380" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Kean University&rsquo;s plans to open a school architecture now face opposition from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, which claims the program would be a wasteful duplication and that Kean has failed to seek approvals [...] &ldquo;If you have the state involved in sponsored programs, they would have to have a geographical disparity or offer different programs. I think it would hard not to come to that conclusion,&rdquo; said Urs Gauchat, NJIT Dean of the School of Architecture and Design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously in the News: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112336336/kean-university-announces-the-michael-graves-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kean University announces the Michael Graves School of Architecture</a></p><p>More on this issue also in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112980377/archinect-sessions-5-barbara-bestor-the-michael-graves-school-material-witness" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest episode</a> of our weekly podcast, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/47379/archinect-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Archinect Sessions</em></a>: Paul and Amelia discuss the ensuing beef between the two schools with co-hosts Donna Sink and NJIT graduate Ken Koense.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113433150/get-lectured-pratt-institute-fall-14 Get Lectured: Pratt Institute, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-11-11T17:59:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T22:43:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9l/9laae15y9ivlrsfw.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>Today's poster comes from the Pratt Institute 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 current + upcoming events only. Note each lecture's time and location.<br>BK = Brooklyn campus; M = Manhattan campus</p><p><em>Nov. 12</em><br>6 p.m. (BK)<br>Mitchell J. Silver / New York Commissioner of Parks and Recreation<br>"Planning for Parks: What's Next?"<br>at Memorial Hall Auditorium<br>RSVP <a href="http://www.pratt.edu/events/public-programs/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><em>Nov. 13</em><br>6 p.m. (BK)<br>Liam Young / Professor - Princeton University; Founder - Tomorrows Thoughts Today &amp; Unknown Fields Division<br>at Higgins Hall Auditorium</p><p><em>Nov. 18</em><br>6:30 p.m. (M)<br>Facilities Management Today:...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/113360045/robert-a-m-stern-to-step-down-as-dean-of-yale-school-of-architecture Robert A.M. Stern to step down as Dean of Yale School of Architecture Archinect 2014-11-10T19:13:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T16:31:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qeti5xb0ss9v7mlu.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After nearly two decades of leadership, School of Architecture Dean Robert A.M. Stern ARC &rsquo;65 is reportedly planning to step down. Five faculty and administrative staff members at the School of Architecture said that Stern will retire from the school when his term as dean concludes in Spring 2016. Professor Michelle Addington added that he has also been a major influence on her own approach to architecture.</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/113343110/the-brain-on-architecture The Brain on Architecture Alexander Walter 2014-11-10T13:47:00-05:00 >2014-11-12T23:09:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/01/01050572aa867aebe87f506e5cc74624.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The provisional conclusions of the study are that the brain behaves differently when exposed to contemplative and non-contemplative buildings, contemplative states elicited through &ldquo;architectural aesthetics&rdquo; are similar to the contemplation of traditional meditation in some ways, and different in other ways, and, finally, that &ldquo;architectural design matters.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related: <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/113131373/ncarb-awards-50k-to-parsons-and-clemson-university-for-development-of-new-integrative-curricula NCARB awards $50K to Parsons and Clemson University for development of new integrative curricula Justine Testado 2014-11-07T19:57:00-05:00 >2014-11-13T20:06:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2q/2qugaqoaud4kqf7o.jpg" width="514" height="271" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards have announced that the architecture programs of Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University are the 2014 recipients of the NCARB Award. NCARB will award the schools a total of over US$50,000 to support the development of each school's proposed program, which explore new paradigms of integrating architectural practice and education.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The award is timelier than ever, in relation to <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/2535038/ncarb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NCARB</a>'s major announcements to expedite the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/100731688/ncarb-announces-it-will-create-program-for-architecture-students-to-graduate-with-licensure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">architectural licensure</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102578040/ncarb-reveals-major-reinventions-for-the-idp-and-are" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">examination</a> process in the U.S.</p><p><strong>Program: Clemson University, School of Architecture - Clemson, SC</strong><br><strong>Proposal: &ldquo;Graduate Program in Architecture + Health&rdquo;</strong><br>The project's mission is to advance healthcare facility design through the collaboration of architects, academia and members of the health care industry.</p><p><strong>Program: Parsons The New School for Design, School of Constructed Environments - New York, NY<br>Proposal: &ldquo;Student-Practitioner Partnerships in Building Performance Evaluation"</strong><br>Although there is stronger emphasis on sustainability, instruction on performance measurement is lacking. Clemson's proposal addresses a new and critical opportunity for architecture students to improve the environmental performance of buildings through measurement.</p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ncarb_awards_parsons_and_clemson_university_50k_to_develop_new_integrative_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> for further details.</p><p><br>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112878269/get-lectured-university-of-michigan-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Michigan, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-11-04T13:19:00-05:00 >2014-11-06T10:50:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jd/jd3zjs8geekxrv0e.jpg" width="514" height="665" 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 University of Michigan, Taubman College of Architecture and Urban 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>Below are current + upcoming events only. Unless otherwise noted, events start at 6 p.m. at the Art + Architecture Auditorium: 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI. All events free and open to the public.</p><p><em>Nov. 7</em><br>Clement Blanchet / Clement Blanchet Architecture<br>"Primitive"</p><p><em>Nov. 11</em><br>Sonia Hirt / Virginia Tech<br>"Landscapes of Postmodernity: Changes in the Built Fabric of Central-East European Cities Since the End of Socialism"</p><p><em>Nov. 14</em><br>Teresa Gali-Iza...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112808383/schools-shuffle-and-museums-move-forward-weekly-news-round-up-for-october-27-2014 Schools shuffle and museums move forward: Weekly News Round-Up for October 27, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-11-03T20:29:00-05:00 >2014-11-03T20:30:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g9/g9344ae3jv5yf330.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, October 31:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation</a>: Facing the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">loss of its accreditation</a> in 2017, the school is considering independent incorporation in order to continue operating.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, October 30:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Archinect's Lexicon: &quot;Anthropocene&quot;" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112035318/archinect-s-lexicon-anthropocene" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Lexicon: "Anthropocene"</a>: Recognizing that&nbsp;"Architecture notoriously appropriates and invents new language &ndash; sometimes to make appeals, sometimes to fill conceptual gaps, sometimes nonsensically", Archinect's new series will create a lexicon of (mostly new) discursive architectural terms.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, October 29:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435990/relocation-or-adaptation-s-o-paulo-nears-collapse-as-drought-continues" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Relocation or Adaptation: S&atilde;o Paulo Nears Collapse as Drought Continues</a>: Partially due to climate change and deforestation, major reservoirs are dangerously low and cities in S&atilde;o Paulo are beginning to go dry.</li><li><a title="Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112435177/sn-hetta-to-take-over-sf-development-project-near-civic-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta to take over SF development project near Civic Center</a>: The condo design originally was given to <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4912/richard-meier-partners-architects-llp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier</a>, and may involve relocating the adjacent subway stop at Civic Center in downtown San Francisco.</li><li><a title="The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an Opening Date: Fall 2015" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112418303/the-broad-kinda-sorta-has-an-opening-date-fall-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Broad Kinda Sorta Has an...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/112801910/call-for-submissions-monu-22-transnational-urbanism Call for Submissions: MONU #22 - Transnational Urbanism MAGAZINEONURBANISM 2014-11-03T13:17:00-05:00 >2014-11-03T15:07:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k2/k29zaulxstjsgp6p.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With this new issue of MONU we would like to expand on, and complement, the topic of "Border Urbanism" through the topic of "Transnational Urbanism" as cross-border processes are not just limited to cities that are located close to nation-state borders, but impact cities anywhere else as well by trans-border relations. Bernd Upmeyer, Editor-in-Chief, October 2014</p></em><br /><br /><p>Around six years ago, our <strong>issue #8</strong> entitled <strong><em>"Border Urbanism"</em></strong> focused on urban phenomena that appear in cities that are located close to nation-state borders. We were fascinated by the fact that when cities are located close to borders, they often foster very specific economic features or urban anomalies, which cannot be found in cities located in the very centre of a country. Wherever two jurisdictions come into contact, special opportunities seem to arise. We showed how cities that are located close to borders could be described as isolated islands, where a different type of life is possible, and as places conducive to experiments, utopia and dystopia.</p><p>With this new issue of MONU we would like to expand on, and complement, the topic of <strong><em>"Border Urbanism"</em></strong> through the topic of <strong><em>"Transnational Urbanism"</em></strong> as cross-border processes are not just limited to cities that are located close to nation-state borders, but impact cities anywhere else as well by<em><strong> trans-border relations</strong></em>. That is why we...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112574898/the-rise-and-fall-of-manhattan-s-density The Rise and Fall of Manhattan’s Density Alexander Walter 2014-10-31T15:18:00-04:00 >2014-11-05T20:23:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a7/a7342a24b9c9187914706f5d3d3a9ad2.jpg" width="514" height="913" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 1910, Manhattan reached a peak population of 2.2 million, from which it has never since rebounded, even after modest growth in the past three decades. Angel&rsquo;s research found that today, Manhattan&rsquo;s population density is down a surprising 40% from 1910.</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/112573293/new-plan-for-architecture-school-at-wright-foundation New Plan for Architecture School at Wright Foundation Alexander Walter 2014-10-31T15:00:00-04:00 >2014-11-05T20:16:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ow/owoxhiqdaw25oev2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation has approved a possible path toward independent incorporation of its architecture school &ndash; providing fund-raising targets are met, Sean Malone, the foundation&rsquo;s president and chief executive, said in a note sent Wednesday evening to people involved in the school.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107571089/spiralling-tensions-at-frank-lloyd-wright-architecture-school" target="_blank">Spiralling Tensions at Frank Lloyd Wright Architecture School</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/112570078/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-student-work-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Student Work" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-10-31T14:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-31T17:10:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q1/q1qbl65e5mxiu8ka.jpg" width="514" height="470" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding student projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/student-work/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Student Work</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v8/v8lnsm1a3lwrghpw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez/project/medial-surface-detailing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Medial Surface Detailing</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/royceperez" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Royce Perez</a> in collaboration with Yufeng Zheng</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2p/2pwtusg36jiep0oj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan/project/bathing-ritual" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bathing Ritual</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/kostandyan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tigran Kostandyan</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xn/xnq3enx9oil1x12s.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/vickyzomenou/project/tainareaspotting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TainAreaSpotting</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/vickyzomenou" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vicky Zomenou</a>, Andreas Platis, Fotis Rovolis, Vasilis Ioanidis</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/30gcld3cq2iq89r4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn/project/flexagon-transformative-kinetics-thesis-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flexagon: Transformative Kinetics (Thesis Project)</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/mikepbrtn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Burton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p1/p1wyp80s9wom6bwh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/104007695/parametric-office/104010105" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Parametric Office</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/104007695/william-suyoto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Suyoto</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f1/f1yoevaz86ytijq3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/scottyjohnson/project/the-cove" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Cove</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/scottyjohnson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Scott Johnson</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n6/n6oss4u8swujgs5t.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/francochen/project/linear-wrap-bike-shelter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Linear Wrap Bike Shelter</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/francochen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Franco Chen, </a>Haley Galian, Naomi Herring, Carmen Ng, Patricia Reyes, Megan Symm, Lusine Yeghiazaryan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vj/vj1m834t9euc4568.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/whitneyjordan/project/new-orleans-building-arts-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Orleans Building Arts Center</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/whitneyjordan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Whitney Jordan</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dy/dyuwuukd8g31pghv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/gemmagene/project/the-shadow-of-structure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Shadow of Structure</a> by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/gemmagene" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gemma Gen&eacute;</a> and Dimitros Spyropoulos</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/rachelryh/project/animated" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Animated</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/rachelryh" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rachel Hadfield</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> ...</p>