Archinect - News 2014-11-23T19:19:48-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/48808374/abf-proposal-in-closure-wins-seattle-s-urban-intervention-design-ideas-competition ABF Proposal ‘In-Closure’ Wins Seattle’s Urban Intervention Design Ideas Competition Alexander Walter 2012-05-17T18:09:00-04:00 >2012-05-17T18:12:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56hd7wkfgrmol0bm.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A jury of internationally recognized design professionals and Seattle civic leaders have declared a winner among three semi-finalists in Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space. The winner is ABF, of Paris, France, for its design, In-Closure, which envisions an interactive wall around a forested landscape that is both flexible and dynamic, embracing social life in the city at multiple scales.</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/44421438/urban-intervention-finalist-park-by-koning-eizenberg-architecture-arup Urban Intervention Finalist: Park by Koning Eizenberg Architecture + ARUP Alexander Walter 2012-04-09T18:16:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T18:39:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8b3c4zrvlwvcipb7.jpg" width="514" height="264" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Back in March, three finalist entries were announced at Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space. [...] We had already published PRAUD's "Seattle Jelly Bean" proposal, and here's now also the finalist entry "Park" by Southern Californian practice Koning Eizenberg Architecture in collaboration with ARUP. All three finalist submissions are currently in the process of design phase two.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/5766/koning-eizenberg-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Koning Eizenberg Architecture</a> is currently <a href="http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/43714865/marketing-coordinator" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hiring</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/43013355/why-don-t-architects-speak-english Why don't architects speak English? Archinect 2012-03-28T13:47:00-04:00 >2012-04-03T07:00:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jm/jm86fj06o6bv54ma.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grand plans for Seattle Center evoke hovering "Jelly Beans," "dematerialized urbanism," and "catalyzing atmospheres." That's just what Seattle needs: more gobbledygook.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Knute Berger, of Seattle-based Crosscut, opines on the long-pondered use of "gobbledygook" in archispeak, in reference to the architect's project descriptions from the recently announced results in the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/106470/urban-intervention-design-ideas-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Intervention Design Ideas Competition</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/41522180/urban-intervention-finalist-seattle-jelly-bean-by-praud Urban Intervention Finalist: Seattle Jelly Bean by PRAUD Alexander Walter 2012-03-15T15:33:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T18:23:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u2/u2iqbk9onrv5z388.jpg" width="514" height="231" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With their entry Seattle Jelly Bean, Boston architects PRAUD (Dongwoo Yim &amp; Rafael Luna) were one of the three finalist teams which have now been invited to compete in the second phase of the competition through April until the final presentation in May.</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/41424523/finalists-announced-for-urban-intervention-design-ideas-competition Finalists Announced for Urban Intervention Design Ideas Competition Alexander Walter 2012-03-14T19:22:00-04:00 >2012-03-14T22:45:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6s/6shai8m3ylwzya7q.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Urban Intervention: The Howard S. Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space has selected 3 finalists and 7 commendations. In the spirit of the 1962 World&rsquo;s Fair, Seattle Center and AIA Seattle invited multidisciplinary design teams to compete in an international design ideas competition to re-envision a nine-acre site in the heart of Seattle Center and use it to explore innovation in public space in the coming century.</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>