Archinect - News 2016-07-28T16:22:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149956296/curve-appeal-will-be-globe-s-first-freeform-3d-printed-house "Curve Appeal" will be globe's first Freeform 3D printed house Julia Ingalls 2016-07-06T14:11:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T13:54:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ih/ihlkvr82n8hy1ldl.jpg" width="514" height="263" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>First, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149947412/earth-s-first-3d-printed-office-created-in-17-days-for-half-the-labor-cost" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">it was an office</a>, and now, it's an entire 3D printed house. Well, mostly 3D printed: while the "primary vertical structure, roof, and large portions of the facade will be freeform 3D printed, the glass enclosure and interior finishes will be conventional construction" for the&nbsp;future Chattanooga, Tennessee house,&nbsp;according to a <a href="http://www.forbes.com/sites/eustaciahuen/2016/06/30/the-worlds-first-freeform-3d-printed-house-is-slated-to-open-in-2017/#3c8fd6505153" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Forbes</a> article.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wc/wcas38l0nfgq3wb5.jpg"></p><p>Freeform 3D printing is far more versatile than traditional 3D printing, primarily because it allows designers to create shapes in open space, while traditional 3D printing requires that the printer be larger than the object it is trying to create.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ed/ed1vl1c78d00hvuc.jpg"></p><p>In this particular case, a&nbsp;3D-printed matrix of carbon-reinforced ABS&nbsp;plastic will be used to print the complex outer facade of the house. No official construction cost has been released as of yet; the 800 square foot house, which was designed by WATG&rsquo;s Urban Architecture Studio,&nbsp;has an estimated completion date of 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>More in 3D printing news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149941575/recreation-of-palmyra-s-arch-of-triumph-presented-in-trafalgar-square" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Recreation of Palmyra's Arch of Triumph presented...</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/119064095/special-interest-money-kills-nashville-s-amp-brt-aspirations Special interest money kills Nashville's "Amp" BRT aspirations Alexander Walter 2015-01-23T20:25:00-05:00 >2015-02-02T19:07:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a0/a09cyuli2y83ylz4.jpg" width="514" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Nashville&rsquo;s bid to build its first high-capacity transit line is dead, the Tennessean is reporting today. It&rsquo;s a victory for the Koch brothers-funded local chapter of Americans for Prosperity and a defeat for the city&rsquo;s near-term hopes of transitioning to less congested, more sustainable streets. The project, known as the Amp, called for a 7-mile busway linking growing East Nashville to downtown and parts of the city&rsquo;s west end.</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/106947537/jason-young-appointed-as-new-director-of-the-university-of-tennessee-school-of-architecture Jason Young Appointed as New Director of the University of Tennessee School of Architecture Archinect 2014-08-19T15:20:00-04:00 >2014-08-28T10:18:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7f/7fe95765e1fe48709bebf37facd37067.jpg" width="200" height="234" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jason Young has been named the new director of the School of Architecture of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He becomes acting director on August 1. Young, a researcher specializing in contemporary conditions of American urbanism, brings over twenty years of teaching experience to the College of Architecture and Design. He comes to Knoxville from the University of Michigan, where he was an associate professor in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.</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/83374542/get-lectured-university-of-tennessee-knoxville-fall-13 Get Lectured: University of Tennessee - Knoxville Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-04T16:50:00-04:00 >2013-10-09T11:26:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lt/lt6siwrhf0amx6jf.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Friday's Get Lectured is the Church Lecture Series at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design.</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><br><br> Listed below are lectures only. All lectures begin at <strong>5:30 p.m.</strong> in the <strong>Art + Architecture Building McCarty Auditorium (room 109)</strong> unless otherwise noted. Lectures will also be streamed live.<br><br><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong><br><br><em><strong>September 16</strong></em><br><strong>Peter Walker</strong> / PWP Landscape Architecture<br><strong>"Before the Memorial"</strong><br><br><em><strong>September 23</strong></em><br><strong>Roberto de Leon + M. Ross Primmer</strong> / De Leon &amp; Primmer<br><strong>&ldquo;Recent Work&rdquo;</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 30</strong></em><br><strong>Preston Scott Cohen</strong> / Harvard Grad...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54692380/bringing-architectural-ghosts-back-to-life-in-knoxville Bringing Architectural Ghosts Back To Life, In Knoxville Archinect 2012-08-03T17:59:00-04:00 >2012-08-06T18:50:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/84/84601a25ff000be7e3e8bb635a7e18f7.jpg" width="514" height="280" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Nearly ten years ago, Tricia Stuth and Ted Shelton--the married co-founders of the architecture firm Curb--set out to build a home in downtown Knoxville. They ended up with roughly three: a trio of attached homes they call the Ghost Houses. Earlier this summer, the American Institute of Architects honored Curb for the project, including it in their 2012 Small Projects Awards [...].</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/54625966/2012-recipients-of-the-aia-small-project-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more of this year's AIA Small Projects Award winners.</p>