Archinect - News 2015-11-27T19:28:55-05:00 Editor's Picks #287 Nam Henderson 2012-10-22T00:13:00-04:00 >2012-10-22T19:14:09-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="271" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The latest Archinect ShowCase featured <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cassia Co-op Training Centre by TYIN tegnestue Architects</a>. The project is located in Sungai Penuh, Sumatra, Indonesia.</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The New York Observer reported on Cornell&rsquo;s plans (unveiled this week) for a brand new 12.5-acre tech campus on Roosevelt Island this week</a>. The master plan is by SOM and Field Operations, the first academic building is by Thom Mayne. <strong>snail</strong> commented "<em>So they would have us believe that a great center of future technological innovation will look like a standard tower-in-the-park development with a few curves thrown in, and an atrium borrowed from John Portman?</em>"</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> For his part <strong>toasteroven</strong> thought &ldquo;<em>cornell is trying to recreate MIT's medialab in NYC - on an island - by making a fancy new campus - BEFORE they've even established the program?...The city is making such a huge deal about this - but it seems like it's primarily being used as a marketing ploy to sell NYC as a new tech hub or seems like there's a...</em></p> Young Norwegian architects travel the world for a social good Archinect 2012-10-08T17:41:00-04:00 >2012-10-10T04:00:09-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="352" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Founders of award-winning design studio TYIN tegnestue Architects, these barely-out-of-architecture-school design wunderkinds (they graduated in 2010) are not only thinkers who do but who also create do-good designs that are enhancing people&rsquo;s lives in remote Indonesia, Thailand, and Uganda, as well as back home in Norway.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Norwegian architects reach out to the needy Archinect 2012-06-15T12:32:00-04:00 >2012-10-08T17:43:59-04:00 <img src="" width="454" height="295" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Energetic duo Andreas G. Gjertsen and Yashar Hanstad, partners of TYIN tegnestue Architects from Norway live by Finnish architect and writer Juhani Pallasmaa&rsquo;s saying, &ldquo;Architecture is about the understanding of the world and turning it into a more meaningful and humane place.&ldquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>