Archinect - News 2014-07-26T13:26:29-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/55231094/results-of-the-aia-philadelphia-napkin-sketch-competition Results of the AIA Philadelphia Napkin Sketch Competition Alexander Walter 2012-08-13T14:49:00-04:00 >2012-08-20T20:57:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nl/nlempf4zxly1e22t.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Three category winners and several finalists have been announced at the 2012 SKETCH SHOWDOWN, AIA Philadelphia's annual napkin sketch competition. The organizers received 105 entries from China, New Zealand, and the United States with authors ranging from high school students to architects with over 20+ years of experience in the profession. The entries are now on view in Philadelphia through September 15 at the AIA Bookstore at Washington Square (7th &amp; Sansom Streets).</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/54477755/editor-s-picks-275 Editor's Picks #275 Nam Henderson 2012-07-31T01:01:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T13:22:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4t/4tovx2xqlbytshs7.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1812010/orhan-ayy-ce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;featured recent efforts towards preservation, by new owner Michael Chapman who commissioned Barry Milofsky of M2A Architects to design the restoration, to The Lukens House, in <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/54222302/soriano-s-glen-lukens-house-back-to-life-and-happy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soriano's Glen Lukens House: Back to Life and Happy</a>.&nbsp;Therein he asserted "<em>It is important to add here that Soriano was the architect whom photographer Julius Shulman and his wife selected to design their home. As to why, Mr. Shulman did tell me in an unpublished interview that the decision to hire Mr. Soriano was made because &lsquo;he loved life!&rsquo; after drinking few bottles of wine Mr. Soriano brought with him to the empty lot Shulmans bought below Mulholland Drive.</em>"</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/54120219/narrow-streets-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mas Context highlighted the work of David Yoon, a writer, designer, photographer, and self-confessed urban planning geek living in Los Angeles</a>, who started documenting existing streets of Los Angeles and narrowing them to see the effects that his manipulations had on the city.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/22610164/eric-chavkin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Chavkin</a>&nbsp;claimed "<em>PHOTOSHOP URBANISM This is all ab...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/51974451/afh-s-i-love-architecture-charity-auction-starts-today AFH's I Love Architecture Charity Auction Starts Today Archinect 2012-06-19T18:29:00-04:00 >2012-06-21T12:41:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/jorpfy6r9zgndm60.jpg" width="514" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Over 70 contributions from 50 of the world's top architects and designers are being auctioned. Proceeds will support Architecture for Humanity. Help us reach our fundraising goal of $150,000 by June 30.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here are just a few selected sketches and design contributions which will become available later today on <a href="http://cgi3.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&amp;userid=architectureforhumanity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eBay</a> as part of <a href="http://architectureforhumanity.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture for Humanity</a>'s <em><a href="http://ilovearchitectureauction.tumblr.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">I Love Architecture</a></em> Charity Auction:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yqqm7eku2ublhnbg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Renzo Piano, La scuola a S. Jos&eacute; di Costarica. 3/31/12, Pen, Pencil, Marker, &amp; Post It on Trace Paper, 17.5 x 24.5</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/lla22sp2knhp3mcb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Richard Rogers | Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, The Centre Pompidou, Screenprint, 24 x 36</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5m/5mzzb6k61fqess4z.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Michael Szivos | SOFTlab, 3D lasercut models | set of 3, Plastic light cutouts, 13 x 19</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/th/thfob3zf9cm7x60q.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Moshe Safdie, New Wing Expansion Peabody-Essex Museum, Print Ed. 47/118, 16 x 20</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1j/1jk3twe9zv8v5u9p.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Ball-Nogues Studio, Feathered Edge Test Print. 2010, pigment print on somerset velvet paper, 15 x 23</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c3/c3qkqp5um8kzzgzt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Richard Meier, The Getty Center / I-Research Institute ed.11/20. Spring 1998, Tyler Graphics Print | Original lithograph print on paper, 20.5 x 28</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/46/46adj5hjzxmq0u6x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; J. Mayer H., From Dataprotection Pattern Installations. 13.2.2012, Printed on card stock, 11.6 x 16.5</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0w/0wcw9v5l3zubw671.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; St&eacute;phane Malka, AME-LOT. 2...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47079384/archive-of-affinities-a-collection-of-architectural-patent-applications Archive of Affinities, a collection of architectural patent applications Archinect 2012-05-02T18:35:00-04:00 >2012-05-02T18:46:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4d/4d45w7fzyuxf6fqc.jpg" width="514" height="825" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archiveofaffinities.tumblr.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archive of Affinities</a> is a very interesting new(ish?) Tumblr documenting architectural patent applications.</p>