Archinect - News 2014-04-24T21:08:00-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/79002250/simple-math-adds-up-to-a-147-million-school Simple math adds up to a $147 million school Alexander Walter 2013-08-08T18:30:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T12:20:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/12/1235716dd12aa093a3a67f42904b8145.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In Georgia, one school with an eye-popping price tag opened its doors today. $147 million buys North Atlanta High School a 600-seat theater, a food-court-style cafeteria with a smoothie bar and more than 50 acres of athletic fields. But here's another ... less impressive... number: North Atlanta has a graduation rate of only 60 percent. School leaders hope this investment will help turn things around. Is that too much to ask of a building?</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/39104004/fallingwater-accepting-applications-for-residency-programs Fallingwater accepting applications for residency programs Archinect 2012-02-23T16:14:00-05:00 >2012-03-03T13:08:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v6/v6xhef1jyvfk6fej.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, is accepting applications for summer 2012 onsite residency programs for students and educators. The one-week programs will include sessions for high school students at two different skill levels, and one program for K-12 teachers.</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/38869375/brad-pitt-s-foundation-to-help-redevelop-bancroft-school Brad Pitt’s foundation to help redevelop Bancroft School Archinect 2012-02-21T14:31:00-05:00 >2012-02-26T13:16:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8t/8tbnhv61rchpxzby.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A bond forged in storm-ravaged New Orleans between actor Brad Pitt and a local architecture firm is bearing fruit in Kansas City &mdash; and may show the path forward to reusing dozens of empty schools. The long-closed Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy Ave. will be renovated into affordable apartments and a community center with the aid of the Make It Right Foundation founded by Pitt...</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/14036031/starchitecture-high Starchitecture High Archinect 2011-07-20T12:19:35-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17d161c356349e25f7fbaaa64fec120f.jpg" width="346" height="297" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Coop Himmelblau&rsquo;s wildly ambitious L.A. high school opened to great acclaim and local controversy. Two years later, we ask: how is it actually working?</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/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>