Archinect - News 2014-08-30T04:15:11-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/54065294/editor-s-picks-274 Editor's Picks #274 Nam Henderson 2012-07-23T21:52:00-04:00 >2012-07-24T14:43:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8v/8vtp713fbt3r0xkg.jpg" width="300" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In Archinect's latest feature Color in Architecture &mdash; More Than Just Decoration, Frank H. Mahnke (author of COLOR, Environment, &amp; Human Response) explores the links between color, space and human neuropsychology. anf thought it was a "Great article... fits in well with the themes and topics being explored over at the Architectural Association's Research Cluster on Colour in Architecture and Urbanism,</p></em><br /><br /><p> In Archinect's latest feature&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/53292622/color-in-architecture-more-than-just-decoration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Color in Architecture &mdash; More Than Just Decoration</a>,&nbsp; Frank H. Mahnke (author of COLOR, Environment, &amp; Human Response) explores the links between color, space and human neuropsychology. For more information check out the interdisciplinary education/accreditation program known as <a href="http://www.iaccna.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IACC</a> Academy for Color and Environment. <strong>anf</strong> thought it was a "<em>Great article... fits in well with the themes and topics being explored over at the Architectural Association's Research Cluster on Colour in Architecture and Urbanism, &lsquo;<a href="http://www.saturatedspace.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Saturated Space</a>&rsquo;'</em>&rdquo;.</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br> The Architects&rsquo; Journal surveyed the British public and reported that <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/53817047/it-s-true-people-don-t-know-what-architects-do" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">It&rsquo;s true: people don&rsquo;t know what architects do</a>&nbsp;<strong>Rusty Shackleford </strong>quipped "<em>To be fair, 98% of architecture students and 95% of their professors have no idea what architects actually do</em>" but <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1970535/will-galloway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Will Galloway</a>&nbsp;answered "<em>only in the usa rusty.&nbsp; we're all licensed architects here. i would bet the numbers are even lower here"</em>.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/42533449/stephan-pezdek" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stephan Pezdek </a>meanwhile,&nbsp;believes "<em>p...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52394299/editor-s-picks-270 Editor's Picks #270 Nam Henderson 2012-06-25T00:49:00-04:00 >2012-06-27T18:04:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/so2z9g3ng7ne54tc.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012. Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. Meanwhile our own tammuz felt "his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of architecture"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52075670/g-nther-domenig-1934-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012</a>.&nbsp;Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "<em>I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. In my opinion the former Z-Bank branch in the Favoritenstra&szlig;e in Vienna was one of his best buildings. Long before the convoluted computer architects started using parametric tools to give their lame design a boost, Domenig had not only designed the first threedimensional facade, but actually built it, too.</em>"&nbsp;</p> <p> Meanwhile our own&nbsp;<strong>tammuz</strong>&nbsp;felt "<em>his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of&nbsp; architecture</em>"&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5178330/dimitri-kim" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dimitri Kim</a> wrote "<em>Finally, an english speaking journal covered the late great Gunther's death. He's work was radical beyond he's time, beyond he's predecessors (Coop Himmelblau, Zaha hadid, EOM, and etc), and clearly beyond mainstream fabric of contemporary architecture.</em>"</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52190113/the-30-minute-interview-robert-a-m-stern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The NYT Commercial section published a 30-Minute int...</a></p>