Archinect - News 2014-07-28T12:42:30-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c Delve into The BIG Maze at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. Justine Testado 2014-07-10T20:26:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T20:01:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3o/3o8ywliraommeyu6.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A life-size maze like the one BIG installed in partnership with the National Building Museum will attract plenty of attention, regardless if people know who BIG is or not. Constructed in the museum's iconic Great Hall, the maze was set up as an interactive sneakpeek for BIG's exhibition scheduled to open at the museum in January 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>As a follow-up to our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103322777/get-lost-in-big-s-human-scale-maze" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previous mention</a> of the maze, here's a little more detail behind it:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z2/z2v8m1m4xgpbdajh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rf/rf2zqbuetu22xhe7.jpg"></p><p>Check out a time-lapse video of the maze's construction below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103322777/get-lost-in-big-s-human-scale-maze Get lost in BIG's human-scale maze Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-03T13:23:00-04:00 >2014-07-08T23:25:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3d/3de994b2221f19c888f2b02af62b5339.jpg" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The museum teamed up with international architecture firm BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group to construct a maze right in the Great Hall. [...] The museum&rsquo;s &ldquo;ubergoal is that people walk out of here looking at their built world differently,&rdquo; Frankel says. &ldquo;We think this is sort of on the microlevel of that &mdash; forcing people to look up [as they navigate the maze] will make them look at our building differently.&rdquo;</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/85856241/lean-construction-institute-named-as-2013-turner-prize-recipient Lean Construction Institute named as 2013 Turner Prize recipient Justine Testado 2013-11-05T20:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-05T20:30:24-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company recently announced Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction. The annual Turner Prize recognizes advances or high achievement in the process of construction.</p></em><br /><br /><p> To mark the occasion, LCI co-founder Greg Howell, executive director Dan Heinemeier, and board chair Victor Sanvido will discuss the benefits of lean construction in their presentation, "<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/faster_better_safer_lean_design_and_construction/" target="_blank"><em>Faster, Better, Safer: Lean Design and Construction</em></a>" on Dec. 4.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/80088428/vincent-scully-prize-awarded-to-friends-of-the-high-line-co-founders-joshua-david-robert-hammond Vincent Scully Prize Awarded to Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Joshua David & Robert Hammond Justine Testado 2013-08-22T20:22:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T19:08:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jc/jcbefx26h2me0f0v.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum has awarded Joshua David and Robert Hammond the fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize for their New York City urban revitalization project, High Line. After the first section of the High Line opened in 2009, it became a catalyst for the renewal and investment of Manhattan's West Side. The project is viewed as an inspirational model for other repurpose projects and community activism worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/2191/high-line" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more High Line news on Archinect.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62398628/goldberger-on-architectural-criticism-in-the-age-of-twitter Goldberger on Architectural Criticism in the Age of Twitter Archinect 2012-11-29T14:56:00-05:00 >2012-12-06T07:34:37-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8be32b0c27abf02d1ffd26004abf7bd.jpg" width="300" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Goldberger addressed the disappearance of journalistic hegemony and the advent of electronic media. While mainstream publications with an ongoing commitment to architecture criticism continue to possess a degree of authority, they are struggling to make themselves heard in this noise. It is clear to Goldberger that &ldquo;the playing field may be level, but the players are not equal.&rdquo;</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/56242611/national-building-museum-names-paul-goldberger-as-the-fourteenth-laureate-of-the-vincent-scully-prize National Building Museum Names Paul Goldberger as the Fourteenth Laureate of the Vincent Scully Prize Archinect 2012-08-29T20:54:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:44:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hx/hxjp7y3nkylcz81p.jpg" width="514" height="378" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum presents its fourteenth Vincent Scully Prize to Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger, for his lifetime work of encouraging thoughtful discourse and debate about the importance of design.</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/53238331/play-mini-golf-inside-the-national-building-museum Play Mini-Golf Inside the National Building Museum Archinect 2012-07-09T15:11:00-04:00 >2012-07-11T18:54:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0p/0peq47y7da04alxq.jpg" width="514" height="335" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Don't let your summer get stuck in the rough&mdash;combine your love for the building arts with a putter, ball, and one-of-a-kind mini-golf course designed and built by some of the leading architects, landscape architects, and contractors in the Washington area.</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/50566571/kevin-roche-in-his-own-words Kevin Roche in His Own Words Archinect 2012-06-07T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-06-10T19:48:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg" width="514" height="257" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 2008, while conducting research on the work of celebrated modernist Kevin Roche (b. 1922), Yale School of Architecture associate professor Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen conducted a series of interviews with the architect in his Hamden, Connecticut, home. She included selections from the interviews in Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment (Yale University Press, 2011), the monograph published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name.</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>