Archinect - News 2014-04-23T21:56:13-04:00 Birds were the original architects Nam Henderson 2013-06-26T01:24:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T18:23:14-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chee Pearlman, a design consultant and curator, ventured that nests are &ldquo;probably the purest antidote to the heavy steel-and-concrete building footprints that, city by mega-city, are overtaking the globe.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>Penelope Green explores the work of a number of contemporary "<strong>nest</strong>" makers such as Jayson Fann&nbsp;and Porky Hefer, who make nests for relaxation, comfort or pleasure. Ms. Green also discusses some recent examples of Twigitecture created as either fine art or performance art.</p> Bat Cloud anthony dong 2012-08-03T12:33:00-04:00 >2012-08-06T15:23:45-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Bat Cloud,&rdquo; as her creation is called, is an unusual array of hanging bat houses installed at the refuge in May by the University at Buffalo architecture professor with the help of current and former students.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>