Archinect - News 2015-07-30T06:10:17-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/132116336/winners-of-the-graphic-design-the-new-basics-2nd-edition-giveaway Winners of the "Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-07-17T17:56:00-04:00 >2015-07-17T17:56:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yt/ytros1b8iegg6f1k.jpg" width="514" height="580" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131346522/type-nite-is-coming-to-nyc-on-july-16-hear-from-abbott-miller-tobias-frere-jones-and-peter-mendelsund-bonus-archinect-book-giveaway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had a chance to win the new <em>Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition </em>by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Expanding on the successful original edition, the second edition features 64 new pages including explanations on key concepts on visual language by Lupton and Phillips.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Travis B.</li><li>Misha S.</li><li>Megan U.</li><li>Dana S.</li><li>Jacqueline Y.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>If you want to test your luck once more, Archinect just launched another giveaway for the Architectural League Prize's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129970301/win-a-copy-of-young-architects-16-overlay-from-the-architectural-league-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Young Architects 16: Overlay"</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/131346522/type-nite-is-coming-to-nyc-on-july-16-hear-from-abbott-miller-tobias-frere-jones-and-peter-mendelsund-bonus-archinect-book-giveaway Type Nite is coming to NYC on July 16! Hear from Abbott Miller, Tobias-Frere Jones, and Peter Mendelsund. BONUS: Archinect Book Giveaway! Justine Testado 2015-07-08T13:34:00-04:00 >2015-07-09T12:15:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ga/gapqov9qlhetdgdf.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://type-nite.nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Type Nite</a> will be coming to New York City for the first time next Thursday, July 16 at Strand Bookstore. Established in Baltimore 11 years ago, Type Nite is a festive evening of typographic entertainment where visitors can engage face-to-face with some of today's leading graphic and typeface designers.</p><p>Read on for more details:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ae/aegt9mrbvi4h4ph6.jpg"></p><p>What could possibly go wrong? In a discussion of "Mess-Ups and Do-Overs," Tobias-Frere Jones, Peter Mendelsund, and Abbott Miller will take you inside the creative process for a look at projects that went south or turned sour. Why learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from theirs?</p><p><strong>Tobias Frere-Jones</strong> is one of the world's leading typeface designers. Book designer <strong>Peter Mendelsund</strong> is the author of <em>What We See When We Read and Cover</em>, a monograph about his design process. <strong>Abbott Miller</strong> is a partner at Pentagram and author of <em>Abbott Miller: Design and Conten</em>t, published by Princeton Architectural Press.</p><p>The conversation will be moderated by<strong> Ellen Lupton</strong>, Coo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129967889/winners-of-the-hypernatural-book-giveaway Winners of the Hypernatural book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-06-20T17:36:00-04:00 >2015-06-24T16:27:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/sefuira6xiy035iq.jpg" width="514" height="625" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127528083/win-a-copy-of-hypernatural-architecture-s-new-relationship-with-nature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had the chance to win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" authored by Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, <em>Hypernatural</em> highlights 42 case-study projects that demonstrate a fresh array of possible architectural applications in the evolving connection between the built and natural environments.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Martin L. - Toronto, Canada</li><li>Anthony S. - California</li><li>Matt W. - Florida</li><li>Lisa S. - California</li><li>Chrysi K. - New York</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to all who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/127528083/win-a-copy-of-hypernatural-architecture-s-new-relationship-with-nature Win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" Justine Testado 2015-06-05T15:31:00-04:00 >2015-06-10T19:39:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/np/np3vpfs91xeus89q.jpg" width="514" height="625" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The growing presence of biomimicry in architectural design takes the spotlight in <em>Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature</em>, authored by architecture and materials academic experts Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, Hypernatural highlights 42 case-study projects that demonstrate a fresh array of possible applications in the evolving relationship between the built environment and Mother Nature.</p><p>Sounds interesting? Archinect is giving away five copies of Hypernatural to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:&nbsp; <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IsyTsZc2GEfAXkbdMmXJiuv6hki3llR2vXeSx1zImbk/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fill out this survey</a>&nbsp;by the deadline on Wednesday, June 17. Five winners will be chosen. Good luck!</strong></p><p>More book details below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjoaj78ajiy34sgh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zi/zikcn2p8rapza14m.jpg"><br><em>(Top) Echoviren; (Bottom): The Cloud</em> | <em>Photos courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press.</em></p><p>Hypernatural features a foreword by Michael Weinstock, an Introduction to the book, and an international collection of 42 case-studies. A few of the projects include the botanical <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/80376638/world-s-first-3d-printed-architectural-structure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ech...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/54936194/john-comazzi-publishes-biography-of-photographer-balthazar-korab John Comazzi Publishes Biography of Photographer Balthazar Korab Design at Minnesota 2012-08-08T14:19:00-04:00 >2012-10-09T14:36:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9m/9mxc5djyxwfv3z4p.jpg" width="514" height="635" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A new illustrated biography, <em><a href="http://z.umn.edu/8pr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography</a></em>, by John Comazzi at the University of Minnesota <a href="http://z.umn.edu/blogarch2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School of Architecture</a> tells the story of Balthazar Korab, one of the mid-twentieth century's most celebrated architecture photographers. It's the first book dedicated solely to Korab's life and career, with a portfolio of more than two hundred images from Korab's professionally commissioned architecture photography as well as close examinations of Saarinen's TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York and the Miller House in Columbus, Indiana.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://www.papress.com/imageFiles/covers/480/9781616890414.jpg"></p> <p> <em>Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography</em> is available from <a href="http://www.papress.com/html/book.details.page.tpl?isbn=9781616890414" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>.</p>