Archinect - News 2016-12-06T13:08:43-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149973582/ettore-sottsass-works-in-david-bowie-s-memphis-collection-head-to-auction Ettore Sottsass works in David Bowie's Memphis collection head to auction Julia Ingalls 2016-10-13T13:22:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T22:55:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2z/2zzswz4wqf9rl70j.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>On November 11th in London, Sotheby's will be auctioning off the late great David Bowie's Memphis, Milano collection, which includes works by architect and designer Ettore Sottsass, Aldo Cibic, and&nbsp;Michele De Lucchi, among others. The works embody the <a href="http://The%20'80s%20strike%20back:%20Memphis%20and%20the%20rebirth%20of%20postmodernism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Memphis movement</a>'s 1980s philosophy of 'New Design' which basically serves as the thesis for postmodernism, or as the movement's website puts it, "a new expressivity in the form of new shapes, materials and patterns."&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/nt37o8988sz4uff1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2e/2e9qffkg22oo2lu3.jpg"></p><p>For more on the intersection between music and design:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149951156/david-adjaye-is-releasing-a-vinyl-record-with-his-brother" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Adjaye is releasing a vinyl record with his brother</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149944862/daniel-libeskind-turns-70-designs-musical-labyrinth-for-frankfurt-opera" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniel Libeskind turns 70; designs Musical Labyrinth for Frankfurt Opera</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149942843/prince-s-minneapolis-estate-to-become-a-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Prince's Minneapolis estate to become a museum</a></li></ul> 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/650x/2g/2g8a1s25hm5hdtzx.jpg" width="650" height="488" 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/650x/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>