Archinect - News 2014-12-19T21:32:21-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/115192481/frank-gehry-is-right-98-of-architecture-today-has-no-respect-for-humanity Frank Gehry Is Right: 98% Of Architecture Today 'Has No Respect For Humanity' Alexander Walter 2014-12-04T14:27:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T21:44:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukezzluq1fb6i16w.jpg" width="514" height="381" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The architect, who implicitly exempted himself from that 98%, might have been arrogant, but that doesn&rsquo;t mean he wasn&rsquo;t right. [...] many if not most buildings are the work of contractors, not architects, and that this has been and will likely always be the case. Unfortunately, architectural education and criticism tends to focus on important buildings at the expense of the common and ordinary.</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/67438043/frank-gehry-zaha-hadid-robert-a-m-stern-and-others-design-a-collection-of-rugs-for-arzu-studio-hope Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Robert A.M. Stern, and Others Design a Collection of Rugs for Arzu Studio Hope Archinect 2013-02-12T11:22:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T12:46:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ea/ea8bba543fb3ce5eb79e9e194754ea11.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, Zaha Hadid, Robert A.M. Stern, Margaret McCurry, and Stanley Tigerman have designed rugs for Arzu Studio Hope&rsquo;s new Masters collection. However, Arzu&rsquo;s mission is about much more than making beautiful carpets&mdash;the Chicago-based not-for-profit organization is dedicated to improving the lives of Afghan women weavers and their families, based on a model of social entrepreneurship.</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/44621144/the-architecture-of-juvenile-detention-in-america The Architecture of Juvenile Detention in America Archinect 2012-04-11T11:45:00-04:00 >2012-04-18T11:46:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c8/c850df04337659dbb6a14ef03ca82d6e.jpg" width="514" height="777" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On any given night in the U.S., there are approximately 60,500 youth confined in juvenile correctional facilities or other residential programs. Photographer Richard Ross has spent the past five years criss-crossing the country photographing the architecture, cells, classrooms and inhabitants of these detention sites.</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>