Archinect - News 2014-04-19T00:40:05-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/91680625/can-phoenix-un-suburbanize Can Phoenix un-suburbanize? Alexander Walter 2014-01-20T13:01:00-05:00 >2014-01-27T19:15:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3f70f63c5616b42cda81074214be9bb.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There&rsquo;s a movement afoot to bring new money into urban areas all over the country, and surprisingly, Phoenix, is part of that movement. The city has long been famous for its suburban sprawl. But now, plans are moving ahead to link high-rise downtown with a neighboring Latino barrio that wealthy developers have mostly ignored for the better part of 100 years. Not a shovel of dirt has moved, though neighbors already have expectations and fears.</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/82141819/taliesin-faces-loss-of-accreditation-suspends-fall-enrollment Taliesin faces loss of accreditation, suspends fall enrollment Archinect 2013-09-18T15:26:00-04:00 >2013-09-18T16:46:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/97/97e4vktkipkpmxf2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The education group that accredits the school has threatened to strip the institution of the right to award architecture degrees, spurring the school's leaders to discuss reforms to stay relevant while retaining the school's unique identity and Wright's legacy. As they weigh their options, they have suspended new student enrollments for this fall.</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/70939608/visionary-architect-paolo-soleri-has-died-at-93 Visionary architect Paolo Soleri has died at 93 Archinect 2013-04-09T17:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-15T20:12:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vr/vrmftqmsu1i4jv5o.jpg" width="514" height="359" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Visionary architect Paolo Soleri,the Italian-born designer of the experimental Arizona city near Cordes Junction called Arcosanti, died Tuesday. He was 93. Arcosanti officials confirmed the death in a statement. Soleri, one of the last living direct disciples of Frank Lloyd Wright, designed a $3.5 million pedestrian bridge in Scottsdale - Soleri Bridge &amp; Plaza, the only completed bridge of the hundreds he designed. It is located southwest of Camelback and Scottsdale roads.</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/60856813/video-tour-of-the-david-gladys-wright-house Video tour of the David & Gladys Wright House Archinect 2012-11-06T18:22:00-05:00 >2012-11-08T17:10:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8d/8dfm65c117g5mqe4.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The David &amp; Gladys Wright house has recently sold and we were able to tour it in June of 2012 - Immediate Community support is needed to ensure the future of this very significant home.</p></em><br /><br /><p> As reported yesterday, a buyer was found to save this Frank Lloyd Wright house. Twitter user&nbsp;@jculpjr just pointed out to us this video walkthrough of the property.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60837791/frank-lloyd-wright-s-david-house-sold-saved Frank Lloyd Wright's David House: Sold & Saved Archinect 2012-11-06T11:36:00-05:00 >2012-11-07T07:38:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zh/zhx5707afijn8vl9.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The current owners have reached an agreement to sell the early 1950s home to a buyer who wants to preserve and restore it, real-estate broker Robert Joffe said Wednesday. The property is being sold for the listing price of nearly $2.4 million to a buyer who wishes to remain anonymous</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/58885262/historic-frank-lloyd-wright-home-escapes-demolition Historic Frank Lloyd Wright home escapes demolition Archinect 2012-10-08T13:04:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T19:56:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ca/cac3689f4536f2f04ecc8e04c45477c9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The developer says it had been issued a valid demolition permit; the city of Phoenix says whoever issued the permit made a mistake. A deal was signed on Monday between the developer and the city of Phoenix that delays demolition of the home for one month.</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/58505523/wright-masterwork-is-seen-in-a-new-light-a-fight-for-its-life Wright Masterwork Is Seen in a New Light: A Fight for Its Life anthony dong 2012-10-03T11:34:00-04:00 >2012-10-03T15:15:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sp/spr778ovjmffk09e.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s hard to say which is more startling. That a developer in Phoenix could threaten...to knock down a 1952 house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Or that the house has until now slipped under the radar, escaping the attention of most architectural historians...a spiral home for his son David.</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/49772779/ua-architecture-students-look-to-revitalize-downtown-tucson UA architecture students look to revitalize downtown Tucson Archinect 2012-05-31T14:49:00-04:00 >2012-05-31T14:52:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/64ri1sq0qfjzyah6.jpg" width="514" height="210" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For years city planners have looked at ways to revitalize downtown, now some University of Arizona architecture students may have the answer. For the past couple of years the grad students have been working on a project called "The New Old Pueblo". "We did a lot of research on successful strategies used in other cities," UA Grad Student Julia Roberts says. Roberts is one of 17 students who worked with Architecture Professor Mark Frederickson to design the plan.</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>