Archinect - News 2016-04-30T18:49:51-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149429628/get-lectured-risd-spring-16 Get Lectured: RISD, Spring '16 Justine Testado 2016-03-02T14:06:00-05:00 >2016-03-16T00:07:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ao/aovg7si7mhj6yu57.jpg" width="514" height="914" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/688597/2016-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2016</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p>Next up is the Spring '16 Architecture + Landscape Architecture lecture series&nbsp;from the <a href="http://archinect.com/risd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rhode Island School of Design</a>, Department of Architecture.</p><p>Listed below are upcoming events.</p><p><strong>Mar 14<br>Emily Abruzzo &amp; Gerald Bodziak / Abruzzo Bodziak Architects</strong><br>6.30 p.m., BEB 106<br>Reception preceding</p><p><strong>Mar 24<br>Emanuel Admassu &amp; Jen Wood / AD-WO</strong><br>Gallery talk 6 p.m., BEB Gallery</p><p><strong>Apr 5<br>Shane Coen / Coen + Partners</strong><br>Landscape Architecture Haffenreffer Lecture<br>6:30 p.m., BEB 106</p><p><strong>Apr 15<br>R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE</strong><br>written and performed by Doug Jaco...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/145825751/too-old-to-be-hip-but-too-young-to-be-venerated-say-good-bye-to-the-brutalist-fogarty-building-in-downtown-providence "Too old to be hip but too young to be venerated" – say good-bye to the brutalist Fogarty building in downtown Providence Alexander Walter 2016-01-15T19:29:00-05:00 >2016-01-20T15:38:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/83/83y7z0plagnx6g81.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The hotel plan by the Procaccianti Group Inc. [...] is being welcomed by construction-trades unions, city officials and surrounding business owners. But Ned Connors, an architect and historian of the Weybosset urban renewal project, says he will miss the Fogarty building. It&rsquo;s not ugly, he said, it&rsquo;s just &hellip; different. At about 50 years old, he said the Fogarty building is in the most dangerous time in a structure's life: when it&rsquo;s too old to be hip but too young to be venerated.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Sadly the architectural design of the proposed extended stay high-rise hotel that has been OKed by Providence City Council last December to replace the Fogarty building could not be any more generic and bland.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5w/5whddeqc27ab8mws.jpg"></p><p>What do you think, Archinectors? Do we have Providence locals here among our readers that can share their memories of the Fogarty's glory days?</p><p>Related stories on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145579946/brutalism-s-struggle-to-stay-relevant-a-few-more-buildings-we-lost-in-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brutalism's struggle to stay relevant: a few more buildings we lost in 2015</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122280042/orange-county-legislators-fail-to-save-paul-rudolph-s-government-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orange County legislators fail to save Paul Rudolph's Government Center</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132873614/art-college-professor-suggests-makeover-for-brutalist-boston-city-hall" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Art college professor suggests makeover for brutalist Boston City Hall</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/122581109/get-lectured-risd-spring-15 Get Lectured: RISD, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-10T13:28:00-04:00 >2016-03-07T17:54:15-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pf/pf7dm4qogy5rnhsz.jpg" width="514" height="899" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next poster comes from the Rhode Island School of Design Department of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming events only. All events take place in the Bayard Ewing Building, unless noted otherwise. Lectures take place in BEB 106 at 6:30 p.m.</p><p>LECTURES</p><p>Mar 16<br><strong>Mark West</strong> / CAST</p><p>Apr 6<br><strong>In&#771;aki Abalos + Renata Sentkiewicz</strong> / Abalos+Sentkiewicz arquitectos</p><p>Apr 9<br><strong>Richard Roark </strong>/ OLIN</p><p>Apr 24<br><strong>Bernard Tschumi</strong> / Bernard Tschumi Architects</p><p>Apr 28<br><strong>Thomas Woltz</strong> /&nbsp; Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects</p><p>Apr 30<br><strong>Lisa Iwamoto </strong>/ Iwamot...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96097035/get-lectured-risd-spring-14 Get Lectured: RISD, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-03-20T13:46:00-04:00 >2014-03-20T16:52:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6q/6q0bov3yb426y7nm.jpg" width="514" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster features the Spring '14 lecture series at the Rhode Island School of Design, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming lectures only. Events will take place from 6:30-8 pm at the Bayard Ewing Building, Room 106.</p><p><em>April 7</em><br><strong>Vikram Pakrash</strong></p><p><em>April 21</em><br><strong>SHoP Architects</strong></p><p><em>May 5</em><br><strong>Ana Alem&aacute;n + Axel Paredes</strong> / paredes+alem&aacute;n arquitectos</p><p>For more event details, click <a href="http://architecture.risd.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87160816/go-design-s-winning-proposal-for-the-billy-taylor-challenge GO Design’s winning proposal for the Billy Taylor Challenge Justine Testado 2013-11-22T19:07:00-05:00 >2013-11-23T06:53:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bx/bxcz72w8gx80kuc4.jpg" width="514" height="273" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>GO Design, a London-based studio founded by architect Go Sugimoto, sent us their proposal for the Billy Taylor Challenge that they recently won. The competition challenged participants to design a renovation plan for the former house of Billy Taylor, an influential mentor figure for the local youth community in Providence, Rhode Island. After his passing in 1987 at the age of 27, his house was abandoned until it was donated to the Billy Taylor Project.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2z/2zbrrss2b2p9guwf.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jd/jd87pvwmujlmhdbx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w5/w5z9qhzv8e43rrxh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ts/ts0o4aa90oss82sn.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tt/tt0jj37017855a2p.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Images via go-design.co.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69786096/providence-ri-takes-grand-prize-at-mayors-challenge Providence, RI Takes Grand Prize at Mayors Challenge Alexander Walter 2013-03-20T19:59:00-04:00 >2013-03-20T21:06:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c2/c2ba33d0610325c4ecc2e8ac2690a12c.jpg" width="514" height="134" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Providence, Rhode Island was recently selected as America's most innovative city at the nationwide Mayors Challenge, taking home the $5M-Grand Prize for its idea "Providence Talks." The Mayors Challenge, hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies, is a competition to inspire American cities to generate innovative ideas that solve major challenges and improve city life - and that ultimately can be shared with cities across the nation.</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>