Archinect - News 2015-04-02T05:54:21-04:00 Winners of the 2012 Chicago Prize Competition: Future Prentice Alexander Walter 2012-11-19T18:08:00-05:00 >2012-11-19T23:21:09-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="320" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Chicago Architectural Club has selected three winners from a total of 71 new visionary proposals for Bertrand Goldberg&rsquo;s Prentice Women&rsquo;s Hospital submitted to the 2012 Chicago Prize Competition: Future Prentice (plus an additional 10 solicited from up-and-coming Chicago architecture and design studios). The Chicago Architectural Club had partnered with AIA Chicago and the Chicago Architectural Foundation for the initiative.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Gehry, Gang and other leading architects urge Emanuel to save old Prentice Women's Hospital Archinect 2012-07-26T19:00:00-04:00 >2012-08-06T17:50:24-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="791" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Los Angeles architect Frank Gehry and Chicago architect Jeanne Gang are among more than 60 prominent architects, educators and historic preservationists who on Wednesday urged Mayor Rahm Emanuel to save architect Bertrand Goldberg's old Prentice Women's Hospital and grant city landmark status to the threatened structure.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Editor's Picks #214 Nam Henderson 2011-06-05T15:58:57-04:00 >2011-06-08T11:10:56-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>On an old thread about saving a series of Walter Gropius buildings from the chopping block in Chicago, trendzetter notifies us that Northwestern University is gearing up to tear down the old Prentice Women's Hospital, designed by Bertrand Goldberg.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong></p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;presented&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ARCHITECTURE JURY, A Factual and Fictional Manual</a>.&nbsp;In it Orhan subjectively stereotypes "<strong>the people who sit in front of the presentations and say 'wise' things about student projects. I hope this will help spectators and students to put a person behind the face in the first row.</strong>"&nbsp;<strong>plt2010</strong>&nbsp;didn't get it though wondering&nbsp;"<em>Honestly, what is the point of this? Juries are no doubt flawed but is it of any use to make develop such caricatures? It's not really very funny (would have had to be shorter, pithier, and more insightful for that) and seems deeply cynical. Do we really need more of this..</em>"&nbsp;However&nbsp;<strong>el jeffe (gene parmesan)</strong>&nbsp;had praise&nbsp;"<em>brilliant orhan. i'll never sit on another jury now without some serious anxiety.</em>"&nbsp;and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fred Scharmen</a>&nbsp;thinks it is "<strong>Genius</strong>".</p> <p> An <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">article on the sketch-books</a> of Michael Rotondi,&nbsp;leads <strong>PandaK1ng</strong> to write "<em>It is always quite refreshing to see any designer's sketchbook. As far as architects it seems as those that keep such sk...</em></p>