Archinect - News 2014-10-20T07:37:33-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/110956492/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-3-oct-17-24 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 3 (Oct. 17-24) Justine Testado 2014-10-10T18:13:00-04:00 >2014-10-16T19:34:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xt/xtxixiz1z552ub4u.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, Archinect &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.</p><p>From the long list of Archtober events, here are some exciting highlights to take note of in the week of Oct. 17-24:</p><ul><li><strong><a href="http://bldg92.org/events/counter-culture-icestone-factory-tour/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Counter Culture: Factory Tour of IceStone | Oct. 17</a></strong><br>Join a tour through the IceStone manufacturing facility and learn about their sustainable process of transforming waste glass into eye-catching surface materials. Also learn about the manufacturer's social and environmental practices that have distinguished them in the green building industry.</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/building/navy-green-supportive-housing/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Building of the Day: Navy Green Supportive Housing | Oct. 18</strong></a><br>Explore the Navy Green Supportive Housing buildi...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/110355030/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2014-week-2-oct-9-16 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2014 - Week 2 (Oct. 9-16) Justine Testado 2014-10-03T11:36:00-04:00 >2014-10-06T17:19:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s5/s5cl7lmlby96vwo1.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is back for another year. The anticipated month-long festival from Oct. 1-31, 2014 continues to grow with a variety of engaging exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities for all ages to celebrate the value of architecture and design in everyday life.</p><p>For the fourth year, Archinect &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.</p><p>From the long list of Archtober events, here are some exciting highlights worth checking out from Oct. 9-16:</p><ul><li><a href="http://ssa1.ccny.cuny.edu/people/lecture-series.html#03" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Jordi Fauli Fall 2014 Sciame Lecture Series on Gaud&iacute;&rsquo;s Unfinished Masterpiece: The Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia Church | Oct. 9</strong></a><br>The Gaud&iacute; lecture series continues with&nbsp;Jordi Faul&iacute; i Oller, who is currently the Head Architect and Coordinator of the work on the Expiatory Church of the Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia in Barcelona, Spain. Fauli will lecture on the topic, "The Project and the Construction of the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia."</li><li><a href="http://www.archtober.org/building-of-the-day/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Building of the Day: Kickstarter | Oct. 9</strong></a><br>Take a...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/108040663/architecture-and-the-city-2014-celebrates-in-san-francisco-for-the-month-of-september Architecture and the City 2014 celebrates in San Francisco for the month of September Justine Testado 2014-09-02T20:45:00-04:00 >2014-09-02T20:45:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tb/tbyo0dwa3rc1hc4i.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 11th annual Architecture and the City festival officially began its month-long celebration during its opening night party this past weekend in San Francisco, California. The yearly San Francisco festival is described as the largest architectural event of its kind in the U.S. With "Home: My San Francisco" as this year's theme, the festival invites the public to join the fun with a variety of events and activities throughout the city.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a few of the festival's events:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/2014_architecture_and_the_city_-_leo_marmol_modernism_and_the_bay_area" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Architecture and the City - Leo Marmol: Modernism and the Bay Area</a></li><li><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/pechakucha_san_francisco_vol._57_-_architecture_and_the_city/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PechaKucha San Francisco, vol. 57 - Architecture and the City</a></li><li><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/imagining_reimagining_market_street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imagining + Reimagining Market Street</a></li><li><a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/san_francisco_living_home_tours3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">San Francisco Living: Home Tours 2014</a></li></ul><p><strong>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/architecture_and_the_city_2014_celebrates_in_san_francisco_for_the_month_of/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107736538/salt-festival-celebrates-arctic-architecture-in-sandhorn-y-norway SALT festival celebrates arctic architecture in Sandhornøy, Norway Justine Testado 2014-08-29T21:16:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T20:36:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s9zq5cek3r5ygy9i.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Taking place on the island of Sandhorn&oslash;y in the Arctic Circle region of Norway, SALT will host its opening festivities this weekend, starting August 29 to September 1. Founded in 2010 by acclaimed curator Helga-Marie Nordby and cultural entrepreneur Erlend Mog&aring;rd-Larsen, SALT celebrates the rarely traversed arctic landscape and promotes Norway's contributions to art and design history.</p></em><br /><br /><p>This weekend's events include traditionally inspired architecture designed by Rintala Eggertson Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4a74msd5kj5t1fm.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wz/wz91koympfduyd5w.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lw/lw52vtgpko9qykos.jpg"></p><p><strong>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/salt_festival_celebrates_arctic_architecture_in_sandhorny_norway/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107657832/moca-announces-new-performance-festival-for-downtown-la MOCA Announces New Performance Festival for Downtown LA Nicholas Korody 2014-08-28T21:02:00-04:00 >2014-08-28T21:02:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9z/9zlrl4joyjcvc6bz.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This month, audiences will be able to check out the first program to emerge from Vergne's nascent administration: Step and Repeat, a multidisciplinary festival of performing arts, takes place at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA over four Saturday evenings, beginning Sept. 13 [...] Step and Repeat will feature a unique nightly lineup of poetry readings, noise/experimental music, performance art, stand-up comedy, live bands and deejays, all presented side by side.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The news that performance and other public programming will return to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is a sign for some that the new director,&nbsp;Philippe Vergne, is already returning the embattled museum &nbsp;to its former strength. Vergne replaced the former director Jeffrey Deitch, whose stewarding of the institution provoked controversy and ended in his resignation. Some&nbsp;<a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2013/jul/24/entertainment/la-et-cm-deitch-moca-20130725" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">contended</a> that Deitch oriented the museum too much around pop culture and celebrity, with exhibits like "Rebel" featuring the work of James France and "Art in the Streets" about graffiti. When he announced a show about disco, prestigious artists like Ed Ruscha and Barbara Kruger <a href="http://www.vulture.com/2013/07/jeffrey-deitch-leaves-moca-jerry-saltz.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">resigned</a> from the museum board.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e5/e5yx2q2a5t6vcabu.jpg"></p><p>MOCA has a long history of being an "artist's museum," due to the active and experimental role of artists in its programming. For example, the ongoing <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/MOCATV" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MOCAtv</a> showcases the works of artists who have not necessarily fully broken into the mainstream, such as the recent episodes by <a href="http://thejogging.tumblr.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Jogging</a> or <a href="http://edfornieles.com/front2.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ed Fornieles</a>. ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105266666/more-photos-from-the-reford-gardens-15th-international-garden-festival-in-quebec More photos from the Reford Gardens 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec Justine Testado 2014-07-28T20:25:00-04:00 >2014-07-29T12:38:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ss/ssrqwg8t25dgb03n.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you couldn't get enough photos of the 22 installations at the 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec's Reford Gardens, you're in for a little treat. Established in 2000, the International Garden Festival is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world and it continues to gain recognition...The Gardens will remain open until September 28, 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vf/vf74902r8o8qqk1d.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9v/9vu4zo52egqkvj8a.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4t/4t3lfsedxxr61ngp.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mw/mwefj88bz2p79ux2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yo/yowp297u1sxqxhtn.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/do/do2n9b22uylumax0.jpg"></p><p>Find more photos and other details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/more_photos_from_the_reford_gardens_15th_international_garden_festival_in_q/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103114683/22-landscape-installations-now-at-the-15th-international-garden-festival-in-quebec-s-reford-gardens 22 landscape installations now at the 15th International Garden Festival in Quebec’s Reford Gardens Justine Testado 2014-06-30T20:25:00-04:00 >2014-07-08T17:39:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xk/xkojexg1ka5wmlzj.jpg" width="514" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sixty-five international designers created 22 garden installations at the 15th International Garden Festival, which opened this past weekend at the iconic Reford Gardens (aka les Jardins de M&eacute;tis) in Quebec, Canada. Established in 2000, the event is one of the biggest garden festivals in the world. Located along the edge of the St. Lawrence River, the various installations are a playful reminder about the value of landscape architecture and nature in everyday living.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z3/z3xmm98v2ntomhx8.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jv/jvrgx52ymsguybjm.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fx/fxxn6ckpzmqh1hwz.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qu/quv0r04rpfxxtvce.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jk8u7b2apz9y7i9s.jpg"></p><p>See more projects on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/22_garden_installations_now_at_the_15th_international_garden_festival_in_qu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94811242/temporary-pavilion-by-j-mayer-h-as-centerpiece-for-karlsruhe-s-2015-city-jubilee Temporary pavilion by J. MAYER H. as centerpiece for Karlsruhe’s 2015 City Jubilee Justine Testado 2014-03-03T16:03:00-05:00 >2014-03-03T18:02:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5vm4x89ze3lzhvpd.jpg" width="514" height="251" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's party prep time for the City of Karlsruhe in Germany. Berlin-based architecture firm J. MAYER H. and Rubner Holzbau were recently commissioned by the city to design a temporary pavilion for its 300th anniversary in 2015. The wooden pavilion will be built in Schlosspark and serve as an event venue for the celebration. Construction will begin in March 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n3/n3yigsqnvtel7brd.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o4/o4otncfkudefiyez.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1o/1oezdmcae995fche.jpg"><br><br>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/temporary_pavilion_by_j._mayer_h._as_centerpiece_for_karlsruhes_jubile1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88519518/turning-cities-into-magical-playgrounds Turning cities into magical playgrounds Archinect 2013-12-10T12:35:00-05:00 >2013-12-17T11:16:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/42/426a0b248931ab8bd37b35457d1ab644.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Called Lumiere, it's a four-day festival expected to attract tens of thousands of spectators to see the city's historic cathedrals, walls, bridges and squares illuminated by splashes of light. Projects range from LED and neon sculptures to large-scale projections by leading artists and lighting designers from Ireland and beyond.</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/81230466/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2013-week-1-oct-1-8 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2013 - Week 1 (Oct. 1-8) Archinect 2013-09-06T21:29:00-04:00 >2013-09-09T18:30:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wy/wyy6oj0ctxupbl89.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archtober.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>&ndash;New York City's Architecture and Design Month&ndash;is fast approaching. The anticipated festival from Oct. 1-31, 2013 continues to grow with an amazing variety of exhibitions, conferences, films, tours, and other activities to celebrate the importance of architecture and design in everyday life.</p> <p> Now in its third year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's digital media sponsors.</p> <p> From the long list of Archtober events, here are some exciting highlights you should not miss in the first week, Oct. 1-8:</p> <ul><li> <strong><a href="http://cfa.aiany.org/index.php?section=calendar&amp;evtid=5809" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Practical Utopias: Global Urbanism in Hong Kong, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo Exhibition Opening | Oct. 1</a></strong><br> An exhibition presenting a body of recent work by American and other international firms in five cities across East Asia. Though occurring in culturally, economically, politically, and geographically diverse environments, these projects exhibit similar characteristics that while not unique in themselves, combine in ways that disting...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/79619004/bright-prospects-for-the-second-genius-loci-weimar-videomapping-festival Bright prospects for the second Genius Loci Weimar videomapping festival Justine Testado 2013-08-16T18:23:00-04:00 >2013-08-16T18:40:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8c16f68ab990389a430e143981806a6.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The second Genius Loci Weimar festival took place in Weimar, Germany last weekend from Aug. 9-11. The annual festival is a growing event that celebrates and gathers talent in the emerging art form of videomapping. After last year's success, Genius Loci Weimar has expanded to include in its program a competition, symposium, videomapping workshops, and an exhibition in cooperation with the Bauhaus University Weimar.</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/75804673/what-s-the-point-of-architecture-and-design-festivals What's the point of architecture and design festivals? Archinect 2013-06-24T15:33:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T19:14:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/22/22f809605c7739029c3f609dfe9f3966.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Are festivals and biennales dynamic catalysts to discuss and celebrate the city and architectural culture?" asks the Architecture Foundation, which is putting on the event as part of London's own month-long festival of architecture. "Or are they calculated devices of tourism and industrial promotion?"</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/58494949/archinect-s-must-do-picks-for-archtober-2012 Archinect's Must-Do Picks for Archtober 2012 Archinect 2012-10-02T19:40:00-04:00 >2012-10-04T12:43:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nb/nbklcewmcl1nnuur.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It's finally October, and one of New York City's most anticipated event programs has just kicked into full gear again: <a href="http://www.archtober.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archtober</a>, the second annual city-wide festival of architecture activities, programs, and exhibitions is taking place October 1-31, 2012. Presented by the Center for Architecture and copious other collaborating organizations, Archtober&rsquo;s curated calendar features more than 180 architecture and design lectures, conferences, programs, and exhibitions aiming to raise awareness of the importance of design in New York.</p> <p> Now in its second year, we at Archinect &amp; <a href="http://bustler.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to once again be Archtober's media sponsors and have put together a selection of Archtober events you cannot miss this October:</p> <ul><li> <strong><a href="http://dht.dwell.com/emerging-designers-panel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emerging Designers Panel Discussion</a> | Tue, Oct 2</strong><br> Jerry Helling, President and Creative Director of Bernhardt Design has made a career out of discovering new talent. This panel looks at trends and challenges facing young and emerging designers who are trying to fi...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/49137713/the-architecture-of-the-great-googamooga-david-rockwell-dishes-on-the-food-festival-s-carny-design The Architecture of the Great GoogaMooga: David Rockwell Dishes on the Food Festival's "Carny" Design Archinect 2012-05-22T14:02:00-04:00 >2012-05-22T14:03:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wbcowc03rlcpiety.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After 26 years of designing restaurants in New York City, David Rockwell has become a go-to for gourmands. [...] This weekend, however, Rockwell showed off his set-design skills at Googa Mooga, the massive two-day outdoor food festival that debuted Saturday in Brooklyn's Prospect Park.</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>