Archinect - News 2014-10-26T03:20:46-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/107710030/get-lectured-university-of-texas-at-austin-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Texas at Austin, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-08-29T13:08:00-04:00 >2014-08-29T13:56:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3y/3y4clhv5nrf6r1gw.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Another school year, another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our poster today comes from The University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Lectures begin at 5 p.m. in Goldsmith Hall, Room 3.120. Exhibitions are located in Goldsmith Mebane Gallery, open M-F from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., unless noted.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept 3</em><br>Lance Hosey / RTKL - Washington, D.C.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p><p><em>Oct 1</em><br>Joeb Moore / Joeb Moore + Partners - Greenwich, CT</p><p><em>Oct 8</em><br>Alice Kimm &amp; John Friedman / John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects - Los Angeles, CA</p><p><em>Oct 15</em><br>Lisa Heschong / Heschong Mahone Group - Sacramento, CA</p><p><em>Oct 22</em><br>Wendell Burnette / Wendell Bur...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97099882/get-lectured-university-of-texas-at-austin-spring-14 Get Lectured: University of Texas at Austin, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-04-02T13:11:00-04:00 >2014-04-02T18:44:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gt7u1949lsbboh01.jpg" width="514" height="374" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong></p><p>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's Spring '14 lecture poster comes from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming lectures only. Unless noted, lectures take place at 5 pm in Goldsmith Hall 3.120, located at 22nd and Guadalup, Austin, TX.</p><p><em>April 3-4</em><br><strong>Latitudes: A Symposium on the Architecture of the Americas</strong><br><strong>Betsy Williamson</strong> / Williamson Chong architects, Toronto, Canada<br><strong>Joeb Moore</strong> / Joeb Moore &amp; Partners LLC, Greenwich, USA<br><strong>Joshua Aidlin</strong> / Aidlin Darling Design, San F...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97026686/should-cities-reject-bad-transit-until-something-better-comes-along Should Cities Reject Bad Transit Until Something Better Comes Along? Alexander Walter 2014-04-01T14:07:00-04:00 >2014-04-07T19:12:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0e/0e5dd1a703650ef7c5f3030e58460340.jpg" width="514" height="339" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In city after city, U.S. transit advocates face a similar problem: What to do with bad, or at least less-than-perfect, public transportation proposals? Big transit projects don&rsquo;t come around every day, and rejecting a proposal, perhaps one with support in high places, in the hopes that something better will come along can leave you with nothing.</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/83797259/get-lectured-university-of-texas-at-austin-fall-13 Get Lectured: University of Texas at Austin Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-10T12:04:00-04:00 >2013-10-11T17:45:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/en/engcqur0v7557024.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a></p> <p> <br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Thursday's lecture series comes from The University of Texas at Austin, School of Architecture.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Lecture events are at <strong>5:00 pm</strong> in <strong>Goldsmith Hall 3.120</strong>.<br> Goldsmith Hall is located at 22nd and Guadalupe, Austin, TX.</p> <p> Exhibitions are held in the&nbsp;<strong>Goldsmith Mebane Gallery</strong>,&nbsp;Mon-Fri, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.<br> Events are subject to change.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 11</strong></em><br><strong>David Garcia</strong> / MAP Architects</p> <p> <strong><em>September 16</em><br> K. Michael Hays</strong> / Harvard University</p> <p> <strong><em>September 30</em><br> Elihu Rubin</strong> / Yale University</p> <p> <br><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>October 1-2</strong></em><br> Symposium:<br><strong>Energy ...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65115955/editor-s-picks-297 Editor's Picks #297 Nam Henderson 2013-01-09T12:48:00-05:00 >2013-01-09T13:54:12-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v0i88n6w2762uxwk.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Alison Cuddy of WBEZ 91.5 reported that the Save Prentice Coalition has made the case that re-using the former Prentice Hospital could mean more money, jobs...curtkram was puzzled "hmm. i used to live on the north side of chicago and i don't recall ever seeing this building. anyway, aside from preserving this building because of it's characteristic of a historic style, or because some particularly important person thinks it looks cool, there is a good argument for sustainability".</p></em><br /><br /><p> Archinect finished reflecting back on the 2012 most trafficked pages in Archinect's diverse online ecosystem, with a list of 12 top 12 lists for '12. As always, they listing the most popular pages from across the site, based exclusively on visits by unique page-views. We completed the look-back by publishing the; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64547438/archinect-s-top-12-blogs-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Blogs for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64547437/archinect-s-top-12-blog-posts-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Blog Posts for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64547440/archinect-s-top-12-live-blogs-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Live Blogs for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64544628/archinect-s-top-12-projects-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Projects for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64680632/archinect-s-top-12-firm-profiles-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Firm Profiles for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64679925/archinect-s-top-12-people-profiles-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 People Profiles for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64679217/archinect-s-top-12-school-profiles-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 School Profiles for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64546035/archinect-s-top-12-jobs-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Jobs for '12</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64691192/archinect-s-top-12-competitions-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Competitions for '12</a> and finally the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/64544627/archinect-s-top-12-discussions-for-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Top 12 Discussions for '12</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s2/s2c5dyh8d3wlwpj4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>News</strong><a href="http://www.wbez.org/blogs/alison-cuddy/2013-01/preservationists-re-using-former-prentice-hospital-could-mean-more-money" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> Alison Cuddy of WBEZ 91.5 reported that the Save Prentice Coalition has made the case that re-using the former Prentice Hospital could mean more money, jobs</a>. The reuse alternatives for the Bertrand Goldberg-designed Prentice Hospital were unveiled at a press conference on January 3, 2013. You can view the presentation here (<a href="http://saveprentice2013.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/reuse-alternative-press-event-presentation.pdf%20%20%20%20%20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PDF file</a>).</p> <p> <strong>mantaray</strong> corrected Thayer-D "<em>First of all,...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/64684861/my-beautiful-city My Beautiful City Places Journal 2013-01-02T15:33:00-05:00 >2013-01-07T18:22:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u8jbx1lui5bqsx1d.jpg" width="514" height="577" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architects think people aren&rsquo;t interested in buildings anymore, and don&rsquo;t look at them, and consequently don&rsquo;t &mdash; can't &mdash; appreciate what architects really want to do, which is make fetishized constructions to sit on the landscape like mechanical praying mantids, which will make people look at them some more.</p></em><br /><br /><p> On Places, architect David Heymann writes about a heartbreaking house commission outside Austin &mdash; the kind of larger-than-life story that could only happen in Texas.</p> <p> The feature includes an audio recording of the author reading his work.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62476686/winner-of-austin-s-waller-creek-design-competition Winner of Austin’s Waller Creek Design Competition Alexander Walter 2012-11-30T18:39:00-05:00 >2012-12-07T09:13:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/51ui6pydtrb37vll.jpg" width="514" height="239" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The multidisciplinary design team led by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Thomas Phifer &amp; Associates was recently named winner of Design Waller Creek: A Competition. Organized by the Austin, TX-based Waller Creek Conservancy, this international design competition called for ideas to revitalize a 7-mile stretch of Waller Creek, a neglected Austin urban ecosystem, and thus turning a "currently fragmented and undervalued section of the city into a vibrant, livable, and workable district."</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/10021166/ut-architecture-students-design-school-in-africa UT architecture students design school in Africa Alexander Walter 2011-06-15T15:08:48-04:00 >2011-06-15T15:14:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gv/gvizap51tf092y7w.jpg" width="200" height="86" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a collaborative effort, the University&rsquo;s School of Architecture and the nonprofit organization Africa&rsquo;s Promise Village are working together to build a school for the Maasai people in the Serengeti plains of Tanzania. After a trip to East Africa in September, Donna Gunn, executive director of the nonprofit, said she was moved by the plight of the many children who live in poverty.</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>