Archinect - News 2017-07-22T00:59:26-04:00 SOILED's third installment: Platescrapers Joseph Altshuler 2012-04-02T11:24:00-04:00 >2012-04-02T12:35:04-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Platescrapers navigates itinerant fare, comestible politics, and gastro-ritual to purvey stories about social issues and exaggerated realities; each story illustrates food as a monument to galvanize the public.</p></em><br /><br /><p> SOILED is an architectural periodical based in Chicago. It investigates latent issues in the built environment and the politics of space.</p> <p> SOILED's latest issue, entitled <em>Platescrapers</em>, is out! &nbsp;With three issues to date, SOILED is available in both a print edition and a free downloadable PDF via <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.&nbsp; SOILED is published by CARTOGRAM architecture + urban design.</p> <p> IN THIS ISSUE:</p> <ul><li> <strong>Stewart Hicks</strong>, <strong>Allison Newmeyer</strong>, and <strong>Joseph Altshuler</strong> challenge us to play with our food.</li> <li> <strong>Annie Lambla</strong> connects yogurt making to dairy farms while observing the Midwest's culture.</li> <li> <strong>Thomas Hillier</strong> recounts the exodus and edible nostalgia of an English twosome.</li> <li> <strong>Greg Corso</strong> champions the inclusion of cannabis cultivation into architectural vernacular.</li> <li> <strong>Kyle Andrew Sturgeon</strong> strategizes an infrastructure to combat the invasion of Asian carp.</li> <li> <strong>Eyl&uuml;l </strong><strong>Keth&uuml;da</strong>&nbsp;choreographs a mega-event around victuals, monuments, and mob mentality.</li> <li> <strong>Francesco Vedovato</strong> sets the table with an ec...</li></ul> Editor's Picks #255 Nam Henderson 2012-03-19T14:03:00-04:00 >2012-03-20T06:01:04-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="622" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For Archinect&rsquo;s latest Working out of the Box feature, Paul Petrunia interviewed Pinterest Co-Founder Evan Sharp. Will Galloway asked "say shouldn't someone interview paul for this feature too?" to which Paul responded "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain".</p></em><br /><br /><p> For Archinect&rsquo;s latest Working out of the Box feature, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Petrunia</a>&nbsp;interviewed <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest Co-Founder Evan Sharp</a>.&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a>&nbsp;asked "<em>say shouldn't someone interview paul for this feature too?</em>"&nbsp;to which Paul responded "<em>Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain</em>".</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br> Felix Salmon the finance blogger at Reuters reviews MoMA&rsquo;s Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream exhibit. Therein he wrote "<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Of course, for an idea to be sustainable, it also has to be realistic. Much of the MoMA show fails that criterion miserably.</a>"&nbsp;Steven Ward&nbsp;questioned &nbsp;"<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">he's reviewing a highly speculative ideas-based exhibit at an art museum as if it's a feasibility study?!</a>" and then went on to suggest "<em>this is why it's so hard for innovation and idea-generation activities to gain traction. they're squashed before anything really can be explored fully by those who say 'nah, that won't work' or, worse yet, 'woah, that's elitist/discriminatory/etc'.</em>"</p> <p> The folks from <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a> catalogued ...</p>