Archinect - News 2016-07-30T09:05:02-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149941206/the-80s-strike-back-memphis-and-the-rebirth-of-postmodernism The '80s strike back: Memphis and the rebirth of postmodernism Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-04-18T13:13:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T01:06:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2g/2g8a1s25hm5hdtzx.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>postmodernism can be summed up in a single word: Memphis. Although architectural incarnations such as Graves&rsquo;s Portland Building in Oregon and Philip Johnson&rsquo;s Chippendale-topped AT&amp;T Building (now the Sony Tower) in New York generated heated discussion, it was the spectacle of Memphis objects that catapulted postmodern design into the public eye. [...] postmodern designs, most often from Memphis affiliated names, are gaining market momentum</p></em><br /><br /><p>The cycle continues.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="8 Reasons You Will Also Like Postmodern Architecture In 2016" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/144000244/8-reasons-you-will-also-like-postmodern-architecture-in-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">8 Reasons You Will Also Like Postmodern Architecture In 2016</a></li><li><a title="Can Helmut Jahn's Thompson Center be saved?" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139317745/can-helmut-jahn-s-thompson-center-be-saved" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Can Helmut Jahn's Thompson Center be saved?</a></li><li><a title="Postmodern No 1 Poultry divides architects in debate over recent heritage" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131877038/postmodern-no-1-poultry-divides-architects-in-debate-over-recent-heritage" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Postmodern No 1 Poultry divides architects in debate over recent heritage</a></li><li><a title="More is more: the gaudy genius of the late Deborah Sussman" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107559001/more-is-more-the-gaudy-genius-of-the-late-deborah-sussman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More is more: the gaudy genius of the late Deborah Sussman</a></li><li><a title="Portland Building still controversial after 30 years" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/39019798/portland-building-still-controversial-after-30-years" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Portland Building still controversial after 30 years</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/11535195/aspiring-architects-get-hands-on-chance-to-learn Aspiring architects get hands-on chance to learn Alexander Walter 2011-06-28T19:26:45-04:00 >2011-06-28T19:27:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b2/b20dea4e3420aac5435305163a6c8947.jpg" width="500" height="332" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Some local high school students tackled architect R. Buckminster Fuller&rsquo;s famed geodesic dome during the University of Memphis&rsquo; Architecture Summer Camp. Architects from local firm brg3s lectured on structural design and helped the students build their newspaper dome.</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>