Archinect - News 2014-07-25T14:38:48-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/99753579/editor-s-picks-367 Editor's Picks #367 Nam Henderson 2014-05-14T14:10:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T06:51:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bqmphl6g4kftk46c.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>She explains "Our role then, in Shenzhen, wasn&rsquo;t to play cultural ambassador or artistic exposition-ers, but to effectively perform the moods of Los Angeles from a distance, through whatever interpretative media each individual deemed to be most fit"...</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia</a> published <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/98099301/what-is-the-los-angeles-biennale-of-architecture-urbanism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">What is the Los Angeles Biennale of Architecture / Urbanism?</a></p><p>&nbsp;She explains "<em>Our role then, in Shenzhen, wasn&rsquo;t to play cultural ambassador or artistic exposition-ers, but to effectively perform the moods of Los Angeles from a distance, through whatever interpretative media each individual deemed to be most fit</em>"...</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/84/843b5qoq21s2y9xu.jpg"></p><p>Plus, the fifteenth edition of <strong>Screen/Print </strong>featured <a href="http://www.situology.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sophie Yanow</a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/99365040/screen-print-15-sophie-yanow-s-war-of-streets-and-houses" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&rsquo;s graphic novel,</a><a href="http://www.uncivilizedbooks.com/comics/war_of_streets_and_houses.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">War of Streets and Houses</a>.&nbsp;The novel examines the student protests in Montreal in February of 2012</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3sl8wbisp9im23e.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;alerted readers, to the news t<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99495426/glen-small-buildings-demolished-in-nicaragua" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hat the Sandinista government finally managed to blow down Managua&rsquo;s iconic Concha Ac&uacute;stica the elegant shell-shaped structure designed by architect Glen Small</a>.&nbsp;<strong>snooker-doodle-dandy</strong>&nbsp;mourned "<em>Now this is a Sad Day!</em>"</p><p>Over at the Atlantic Cities, Sarah Goodyear reviewed her time spent wearing NeuroSky, one of a range of new "brain-computer interfaces" that promise to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99358367/the-quest-to-measure-the-brain-s-response-to-urban-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Measure the Brain's Response to Urban Design</a>. <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5808858/chris-teeter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C</a><a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5808858/chris-teeter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">hris Teeter</a>&nbsp;was looking fo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/99495426/glen-small-buildings-demolished-in-nicaragua Glen Small Buildings Demolished in Nicaragua Orhan Ayyüce 2014-05-09T21:08:00-04:00 >2014-05-14T07:04:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8y/8ydixt90aq1zxadn.jpg" width="514" height="450" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I never heard anybody say it was ugly or weird, I had reached universal beauty and Rosario Murillo sadistically destroyed that beauty. How sad and senseless.&rdquo; - Glen Small</p></em><br /><br /><p><img alt="" src="http://i1.wp.com/www.smallatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Acoustical-Shell-7_2_3_2_2.jpg?w=567"></p><p><em>Concha Ac&uacute;stica (demolished this week)</em></p><p>Glen Small designed iconic "Concha Ac&uacute;stica" in Managua is demolished by the orders of an interior decorator, Rosario Murillo, who designs with nature in the form of yellow painted tree cut-outs framing the portraits of late Venezuelan president&nbsp;Hugo Chavez in uniform. She is also the wife of the Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega.</p><p>Concha Acustica was the largest of Glen Small's three public monument projects and the second one demolished. They were commissioned by late Managua Mayor <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herty_Lewites" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Herty Lewites</a> who was running for Nicaraguan presidency against Daniel Ortega.&nbsp;He <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/5139566.stm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">unexpectedly died</a> in a 'massive&nbsp;heart attack"&nbsp;in a hospital, shortly before the elections in 2006. He was widely popular and trailing Mr. Ortega with a small margin.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88000436/editor-s-picks-344 Editor's Picks #344 Nam Henderson 2013-12-03T18:49:00-05:00 >2013-12-04T11:09:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5f/5frs4u24ej16r161.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>eric chavkin penned a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles, organized and curated by Archinect's own Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce. MightyMike (aka Michael Locke) commented "For local (Los Angeles) fans of Archinect, there's a wonderful example of Small's work in the Franklin Hills...the Leiberman House". For his part davidd felt "This review and Small's work seems to come from an ingroup/niche point of view".</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>eric chavkin</strong> penned <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/87160008/review-glen-small-father-of-green-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a review of "Glen Small: Recovery Room" an exhibit at Assembly in Los Angeles</a>,&nbsp;organized and curated by Archinect's own <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>.&nbsp;He concluded "<em>Despite the flaws the works of Glen Small offer so much that another architect could base an entire career on re-doing, modifying, repeating any one of his single works</em>".</p> <p> <strong>MightyMike</strong> (aka Michael Locke) commented "<em>For local (Los Angeles) fans of Archinect, there's a wonderful example of Small's work in the Franklin Hills...the Leiberman House, designed by Glen Howard Small, AIA c.1989 and completed by Anthony Eckelberry&nbsp; in 1995</em>".&nbsp;For his part <strong>davidd</strong> felt "<em>This review and Small's work seems to come from an ingroup/niche point of view</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t0/t02qer22c07e3bwc.jpg"></p> <p> Plus, in latest edition of the series <strong>Working out of the Box</strong>, Archinect spoke with with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/86453128/working-out-of-the-box-mary-lynne-williams-moneta-ho-kushner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Microsoft Design Leads Mary-Lynne Williams and Moneta Ho Kushner</a>.</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/brianhenry" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brian Henry</a>&nbsp;noted <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87216976/ohio-looks-at-banning-leed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a move by Ohio towards banning LEED</a>.&nbsp;<strong>katscan</strong> thought "<em>It sure is about time, I was wondering why stat...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85930224/glen-small-recovery-room-exhibition-opens-nov-9-in-los-angeles Glen Small: Recovery Room exhibition opens Nov. 9 in Los Angeles Justine Testado 2013-11-06T19:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T21:13:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3c4645c9a0f8dc9f6b15c7099c437cd4.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you're in the L.A. area and are already thinking of weekend plans, check out the "Glen Small: Recovery Room" exhibition which opens at Assembly this Saturday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Presented by Assembly&#9415; and Archinect Senior Editor <a href="http://archinect.com/orhan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>, the exhibition will present a selection of works throughout the career of architect Glen Small, whose progressive but mostly unbuilt projects introduced new ideas of urban development and housing particularly in the Southern California region from the 1960s-'80s.</em></p> <p> <em>Accompanying programs related to the exhibition will also be held throughout the month of November.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79291468/a-blast-from-the-past-2-which-way-to-the-future A Blast from the Past 2: Which Way To The Future Orhan Ayyüce 2013-08-12T14:38:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T11:51:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fcg6xd9cxrkx5ufn.jpg" width="514" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shelly Kappe moderates a panel consisting of Charles Moore, Frank Gehry, Helmut Schulitz, Peter de Bretteville, Roland Coate, and Glen Small. They discuss their ideas about the future. This Fall 1976 series was supported by a grant from the Graham Foundation. Moore emphasizes the importance of the past.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>Gehry proposes new material possibilities. Schulitz questions the values of contemporary commercial society. De Bretteville discusses complexity and its various forms in architecture. Coate discusses diversity in the world of architecture, proposing that the discipline of architecture will cross traditional boundaries and link with other fields and disciplines, citing Christo, Robert Irwin, and Frank Gehry. Small teases his fellow panelists and labels each with a nickname. He discusses his work on the Biomorphic Biosphere. The tape ends before he finishes.</em></p> <p> You can fast forward to Glen Small at 53:50 or browse the video in its entirety.&nbsp;</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92993/a-blast-from-the-past-1-move-sites-of-trauma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Blast from the Past 1: MOVE : Sites of Trauma</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/57545312/glen-small-vertical-city-3-down-to-earth Glen Small: VERTICAL CITY 3, DOWN TO EARTH Orhan Ayyüce 2012-09-18T16:49:00-04:00 >2013-10-25T15:21:26-04:00 <em><p>TO THIS DAY I FIND THE PROCESS OF TEACHING WITH NUMBER CRUNCHING A HUGE MISTAKE. THE PRINCIPLES ARE WHAT COUNT. IF A STUDENT IS AWARE HOW THE STRUCTURE WORKS TO BE THE STRONGEST AND WEAKEST THEN THEY CAN DESIGN WITH KNOWLEDGE.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://www.smallatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/638x424xIMG_000052.jpg.pagespeed.ic.8ooMJC95-y.jpg"></p> <p> Genius of Glen Small strikes and&nbsp;stuns&nbsp;again... This time it is Vertical City 3 from his student years at Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is "Down to Earth."</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/22960252/question-of-the-year-and-sci-arc-2011-thesis-reviews-by-glen-small Question of the Year and SCI-Arc 2011 Thesis Reviews by Glen Small Orhan Ayyüce 2011-10-06T14:28:03-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8v/8vkgojc7xr4ehsf3.jpg" width="514" height="209" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE FORTY YEARS TOO SOON?&rdquo; Question of the year from Jeffrey Kipnis to Glen Small at a rooftop bar.</p></em><br /><br /><p> SCI-ARC SCREEN TEST, I SHALL RETURN is a fun to read blog post with behind the scenes imagery. It includes an honest review of <a href="http://www.smallatlarge.com/2011/09/sci-arc-screen-test-i-shall-return/#more-441" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCI Arc 2011 Thesis Projects</a>&nbsp;as told by one of school's founding fathers, a visionary green architect and great critic, Glen Howard Small.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/22283323/the-big-squeeze The big squeeze Archinect 2011-09-30T17:44:42-04:00 >2011-09-30T17:44:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ff/ff71286e5317a9a27a733bbfbf0652df.jpg" width="300" height="236" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture&rsquo;s reorganisation of a 44 sq m studio apartment in New York in 2009 shows how architects in the Big Apple are designing better, smaller homes. The practice transformed an untidy, student-style pad in Manhattan&rsquo;s East Village into &ldquo;a live/work sculpture for a grown up&rdquo; for its owner, Michael Pozner, head of retail development at American Apparel.</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/12105517/glen-small-s-detroit-trilogy Glen Small's Detroit Trilogy Orhan Ayyüce 2011-07-03T18:05:01-04:00 >2011-07-05T00:35:13-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pe/pexyr4kwj8h6s7d8.jpg" width="514" height="447" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Glen Small's visionary urban projects of Detroit 1966-69:</p> <p> <a href="http://www.smallatlarge.com/2011/06/kern-block-detroit-1966/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KERN BLOCK</a><a href="http://www.smallatlarge.com/2011/06/vertical-road-mass-transit-detroit-1967/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> VERTICAL ROAD MASS TRANSIT DETROIT </a><a href="http://www.smallatlarge.com/2011/06/the-great-stadium-issue-home-of-fun-and-games/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> THE GREAT STADIUM</a></p>