Archinect - News 2015-04-28T15:49:06-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/124377721/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-04-03T14:09:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T14:45:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5g/5ghfvp17znk8ye5m.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jb/jbw1hw38a77uuz9l.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/33668/mas-museum-aan-de-stroom/123719774" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAS - Museum aan de Stroom</a> in Antwerp, Belgium by <a href="http://archinect.com/neutelings-riedijk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neutelings Riedijk Architects</a>; Photo: Sarah Blee &copy; Neutelings Riedijk Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c6/c6ritvnsxkxlof60.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/118858781/hamburger-hof-berlin-germany/123191376" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hamburger Hof</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/118858781/nps-tchoban-voss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">nps tchoban voss</a>; Photo: Roland Halbe</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xw/xwjl24sk3kwvqzye.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects/project/a-house-by-08023-architects-barcelona" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A House</a> in Badalona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/08023architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">08023 &middot; Architecture + Design + Ideas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2q/2qcqryytnyhhzfs5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects/project/desert-courtyard-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desert Courtyard House</a> in Scottsdale, AZ by <a href="http://archinect.com/wendellburnettearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wendell Burnette Architects</a>; Photo: Bill Timmerman photographs</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1m/1m20ne7yxnjy5mqp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/architectmicotti/project/marbella-spain-new-building2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apartment Building</a> in Marbella, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/architectmicotti" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G.M.M. Studio Architect's Micotti</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5b/5blsfwt1f8knj2sl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/122080766/tropism-of-wild-flower/122081569" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tropism of wild flower</a> in Seoul, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/leau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">L'EAU Design</a>; Photo: Park Wan-soon</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dn/dnz2u2ymmpynrvoi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf/project/jesuit-high-school-chapel-of-the-north-american-martyr" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jesuit High School Chapel of the North American Martyr</a> in Carmichael, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hod...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123607270/schindler-lab-initiative-recounts-intricate-process-behind-schindler-house-artistic-interventions Schindler Lab Initiative recounts intricate process behind Schindler House artistic interventions Justine Testado 2015-03-24T10:20:00-04:00 >2015-04-04T22:36:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bd/bd9ndv51zwzgs4fp.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This publication documents an exhibition-oriented initiative that prompts artists and architects to develop installations highlighting Rudolph M. Schindler&rsquo;s domestic experiment...Visitors often ask detailed questions. They are curious about Schindler&rsquo;s thought process when designing and constructing the house; how the house has been used, understood, and canonized throughout the decades; and how the house is holding up today.</p></em><br /><br /><p>For years, the Schindler House in West Hollywood has served as a cultural backdrop for a multitude of MAK Center exhibitions that have -- in turn -- continuously reinvented the experience of the house and also uniquely demonstrate the ongoing need to preserve the house. Whether engaging with the house itself, examining its use as a domestic space, or reflecting on its 93-year-old history as a modernist icon, every one of these artistic interventions resulted from a meticulous process of discussion, debate, and creative problem solving -- all of which the MAK Center chronicles in an online publication known as the Schindler Lab.</p><p>First initiated in 2011 by MAK Center consultant and cultural producer Sara Daleiden, the Schindler Lab is divided into sections that starts off with the Schindler House's architecture and history. The publication then goes on to present the variety of perspectives, proposals, and after-thoughts that architects, designers, artists, curators, and administrators...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123205872/pondering-the-cultural-value-of-frank-gehry-s-winton-guest-house Pondering the cultural value of Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House Justine Testado 2015-03-20T20:56:00-04:00 >2015-03-25T05:00:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0u/0upwgg3zlrgal3gc.jpg" width="514" height="315" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House was recently announced to be up <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122285690/frank-gehry-s-winton-guest-house-to-be-up-for-sale-on-may-19-in-chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">for auction</a> on May 19 in Chicago. Designed for Mike and Penny Winton during the '80s in Lake Minnetonka, MN, the Guest House helped propel Gehry into international stardom in the '90s. Currently, the University of St. Thomas owns the $4.5 million home, which was repurposed as part of the Daniel C. Gainey Conference Center in Owatonna, MN a few years ago. Ever since St. Thomas sold the Gainey last year, the Guest House is once again up for grabs and must -- also once again -- start relocation this June to meet its August 2016 deadline.</p><p>The Winton Guest House revives the question of what cultural value that the house -- and others vernacular structures like it -- possess. As this <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122285690/frank-gehry-s-winton-guest-house-to-be-up-for-sale-on-may-19-in-chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">comment discussion</a> shows, the topic is a subjective one with no clean-cut answer.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1y42c6w0a9j9mm8m.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rr/rryc2avj7n89t78e.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fd6zfnltiveww3jg.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d3/d30r3z6sdfc2tbf9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0i/0izeflax5z7uhj23.jpg"></p><p>Some may agree that the Guest House's value lies in its history, like an art object that can be studied or referred to for inspiration. <a href="http://art.stthomas.edu/gehry/status-of-the-winton-guest-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">According to the University o...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122816544/the-aluminaire-house-to-relocate-to-palm-springs The Aluminaire House to relocate to Palm Springs Justine Testado 2015-03-13T14:27:00-04:00 >2015-03-31T06:32:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fb/fbee3d1hdl7ye3ra.jpg" width="514" height="765" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When it was unveiled in New York City in April 1931, the starkly modern Aluminaire House was an overnight sensation that emboldened an architectural movement. Designed as a case study by architects A. Lawrence Kocher and Albert Frey, the three-story house, which was built in 10 days, became the first all-metal prefabricated house in the U.S.</p></em><br /><br /><p>After Sunnyside Gardens was a no-go, it looks like the Aluminaire House will be heading to sunny Palm Springs, California, according to an announcement by Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet during a fundraising event at Palm Springs Modernism Week last month. The Aluminaire House Foundation plans on placing the all-metal prefab house right across the Palm Springs Art Museum to become another modernist attraction in the city -- where Frey lived and practiced from 1935 to his death in 1998.</p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77916707/the-aluminaire-house-looks-to-sunnyside-gardens-as-its-possible-new-home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Aluminaire House looks to Sunnyside Gardens as its possible new home</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122285690/frank-gehry-s-winton-guest-house-to-be-up-for-sale-on-may-19-in-chicago Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House to be up for sale on May 19 in Chicago Justine Testado 2015-03-06T17:45:00-05:00 >2015-03-17T09:18:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6j/6jmjzh540y69sprv.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Frank Gehry's Winton Guest House must be sold! Completed in 1987 for Mike and Penny Winton, the Winton Guest House in Owatonna, Minnesota is one of Gehry's few residential projects that contributed to his rising fame during the 1990s. According to the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul -- the home's current owner -- the $4.5 million home will be up for auction on May 19 in Chicago, with auction house <a href="http://www.wright20.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wright</a> in charge of handling the sale.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iq/iqu7vfd1jqqbm6sg.jpg"><br><em>Entryway to the University of St. Thomas St. Paul campus</em></p><p>Mike and Penny Winton commissioned Gehry to design the home in 1982 when they needed extra room for their family to accompany their Philip Johnson-designed residence on their property in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. Built from plywood, stone, brick, and metal, the 2,300 sq.ft guest house consists of five separate geometric spaces that include a central pyramidal living room tower, two bedrooms, a kitchen, fireplace room, two bathrooms, and loft space. The house's distinctive geometric-block de...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/120139990/design-archives-of-jackie-kennedy-s-wexford-house-to-be-auctioned Design archives of Jackie Kennedy's Wexford House to be auctioned Justine Testado 2015-02-06T20:48:00-05:00 >2015-02-12T19:13:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cn/cnn1ozttzlx7zz6l.jpg" width="514" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Over 400 pieces that archive the construction and design of the presidential Kennedy family's Wexford House will soon be up for sale at a live auction on February 19 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts that will be hosted by Boston-based auction company RR Auction. Bidding begins February 12-18.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kz/kz4iw9pn37ip4asb.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7l/7lr4svn8hcxl585s.jpg"></p><p>The vast collection consists of three large binders and two large folders that contain oversized building plans, paperwork, photographs, magazine tearouts with Jackie's written design notes, and handwritten correspondence that covers almost all the construction and design aspects of the Wexford House -- including 10 letters that Jackie penned herself. The collection spans from 1961-64 with emphasis on 1963, the main year of construction.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukm5stv7o1rojw8e.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gc/gcb7gfqsxri746p2.jpg"></p><p>The story behind the Wexford House reads like a saccharine yet bittersweet tale of the elusive American Dream. Named by Jackie as a nod to JFK's Irish roots, the Wexford House was constructed from late 1962 and completed in the summer of 196...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/119039951/frank-lloyd-wright-s-hollyhock-house-to-reopen-once-again-in-february Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House to reopen once again in February Justine Testado 2015-01-23T14:22:00-05:00 >2015-02-02T21:20:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/83/83wyyvc3mjsqg0vf.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In the heart of Hollywood's Barnsdall Park, Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House will officially reopen on February 13, as recently announced by L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, and the Barnsdall Park Art Foundation. This isn't the first time the iconic house has been restored, but the latest renovation focused on bringing back the house, and all its decorative details, to its original early 20th century state. The conservation effort took place from 2008 to 2014 and cost $4,359,000.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ij/ij8bvobem7qdre3q.jpg"></p><p>The Hollyhock House was Frank Lloyd Wright's first residence in Los Angeles. Pennsylvanian oil heiress and arts enthusiast Aline Barnsdall commissioned Wright to build the house -- which was named after her favorite flower -- as her own venue for producing avant-garde plays. It later became a performing arts complex including Barnsdall's private residence. Construction began in 1919 but came to a halt in 1921 when Barnsdall fired Wright, primarily due to costs.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/59/59e4ix3plz5f1fpl.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jy/jybvp9ywes8tbyvu.jpg"></p><p>Nonetheless, the hou...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118824259/the-vipp-shelter-joins-the-industrial-chic-prefab-housing-market The VIPP Shelter joins the industrial-chic prefab housing market Justine Testado 2015-01-20T18:28:00-05:00 >2015-01-23T18:16:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i1/i1c9lj7lsm5pwveb.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Not long after <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/112805150/muji-s-prefab-vertical-house-now-available-for-japanese-residences" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Muji's Vertical House</a> and Philippe Starck + Riko's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/111358122/philippe-starck-riko-realizes-first-prototype-of-custom-eco-prefab-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eco-prefab house</a>, Danish lifestyle brand <a href="http://www.vipp.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VIPP</a>&nbsp;&mdash; who is best known for their bins and kitchenware&nbsp;&mdash; recently launched their own industrial-chic prefab known as the VIPP Shelter. The VIPP Shelter is a 55 m2, galvanized steel "container house" designed as a getaway retreat that complements VIPP's houseware products inside and various remote natural landscapes.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kb/kbx67ac5bt5ll81n.jpg"></p><p>The two-story prefab structure is delivered in two containers and assembled on site in a matter of days. The house can accommodate up to four people, and is also equipped with furniture, lighting, tables, towels, and bed linens. It also has electrical floor heating and a centrally located fireplace. VIPP Shelter prices start at $585,000 (&euro;485,000) with a delivery time of six months plus freight + installation.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wa/waeglqkajfglvk9l.jpg"></p><p>Another feature of the VIPP Shelter is&nbsp;Architectural Solutions' PanoramAH! Series 38 sliding windows on two of the house's four sides on the main level. One si...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/118502879/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-01-16T14:10:00-05:00 >2015-01-30T13:31:13-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t5ziibutqk92qunb.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/29/29tw27belclalvsp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/117902281/casa-datri-dasa/117971324" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">casa DATRI &amp; DASA</a> in&nbsp;Amanali, Tepeji del Rio, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/mavarq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">[mavarq]</a>; Photo: Jaime Navarro</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cg/cg8dxchnj8xkewza.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/9294/united-states-courthouse-salt-lake-city/118361547" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">United States Courthouse</a> in Salt Lake City, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/tphifer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thomas Phifer and Partners</a>; Photo: Scott Frances</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5f/5fzs2fl3tqisprpp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/704/stadthaus-m1-green-city-hotel/117862859" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stadthaus M1 - Green City Hotel</a> in&nbsp;Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>; Photo &copy; Zooey Braun</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yv/yvlinvgzzbijorx2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/24024/the-green-pulse-sk-yee-healthy-life-centre/116084153" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Green Pulse - SK Yee Healthy Life Centre</a> in Hong Kong by <a href="http://archinect.com/rlphongkong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ronald Lu &amp; Partners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y7ejo7d3doabd5oa.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/oza-architects/project/barn-renovation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barn Renovation</a> in Sagaponack, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/oza-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OZA Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/78/78zrs5nbhjzlqtfz.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102548/3-1-phillip-lim-seoul/1305546" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3.1 phillip lim</a> in Seoul, South Korea by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102548/leong-leong" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEONG LEONG</a>; Photo: Iwan Baan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xa/xawiwjmrtd23818p.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100906592/verbouwing-tuindorp/116238334" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Verbouwing Tuindorp</a> in Utrecht, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/bytrarchitecten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BYTR Architecten</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sf/sf6eqhv1yetiz097.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/3360816/torre-espacio/116342636" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Torre Espacio</a> in Madrid, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3360816/pei-cobb-freed-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pei Cobb Freed &amp; ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115502137/the-all-glass-photon-space-could-help-us-get-our-daily-dose-of-sunlight-and-then-some The all-glass Photon Space could help us get our daily dose of sunlight, and then some Justine Testado 2014-12-08T17:58:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T19:40:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xa/xa65j6rnj64obc6i.jpg" width="514" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Photon Space is becoming known as the first all-glass modular structure of its kind that addresses the health benefits of exposure to natural light and the importance of those benefits in our contemporary lifestyle &mdash; where many of us spend it indoors&nbsp;&mdash; and its everyday stresses.</p><p>Recently launched on <a href="https://www.crowdcube.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Crowdcube</a> by The Photon Project, the Photon Space is a luxury daytime suite that has a 45 m2 footprint and includes a furnished living room, a double bedroom, and a modular integrated kitchen and bathroom. But what distinguishes the Photon Space is its intelligent glass architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nn/nnd8s0i8dp3huf9j.jpg"></p><p>The design of the Photon Space glass is supported by recent long-term research&nbsp;led by Russell Foster, a professor of Circadian Neuroscience and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/56704057/oxford-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Oxford</a>. Professor Foster's research states that a healthy dose of natural light can help regulate circadian rhythms, reduce stress, and improve mood, among other benefits. The multi-layered, high-performa...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/115038321/video-luftwerk-s-insite-performance-at-the-farnsworth-house VIDEO: Luftwerk's INsite performance at the Farnsworth House Justine Testado 2014-12-02T14:24:00-05:00 >2014-12-03T22:18:17-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9p/9pfozsh9z5c9449n.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>INsite by Chicago-based Luftwerk put Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House in the public eye yet again this past October in Plano, Illinois. Spectators got to see the Miesian landmark transformed into a structure of light and sound through site-specific digital video projections&nbsp;directed by Liviu Pasare and original music compositions by Owen Clayton Condon.</p><p>Check out the performance in the video below.</p><p>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/99726458/insite-by-luftwerk-turns-mies-farnsworth-house-inside-out-with-light-and-sound" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INsite by Luftwerk turns Mies' Farnsworth House inside-out with light and sound</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/114190362/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-11-21T14:29:00-05:00 >2014-11-26T23:54:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7p/7peg9tm0ixuqujb8.jpg" width="514" height="766" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbaw6seny52c0il2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/form4/project/mondrian-s-window" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mondrian's Window</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/form4" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Form4 Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qh/qhg95z7xo9ul1pqh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/DawsonandClinton/project/harrison-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harrison Street</a> in San Francisco, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/DawsonandClinton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dawson and Clinton</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nw/nwrq8lridmui0xnn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/8306331/torre-cervantes/111735556" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Torre Cervantes</a> in Mexico City by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/8306331/fr-ee-fernando-romero-enterprise" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FR-EE / Fernando Romero Enterprise</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ik/ikkol9fvzicr1zhl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/17301835/nik-office-building/111392657" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NIK - Office Building</a> in Graz, Austria by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/atelierthomaspucher" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atelier Thomas Pucher</a> in collaboration with BRAMBERGER architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8d/8d2nzy7dgj7j9d9p.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/holodeck/project/urban-reflections" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Reflections</a> in Vienna, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/holodeck" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HOLODECK architects</a>; Photo &copy; Pasteiner</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x7/x7kkyb11ezz7euhc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/12555/mcelroy-residence/114113269" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">McElroy Residence</a> in Laguna Beach, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/12555/ehrlich-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ehrlich Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tv/tv8vadlxezl3k9b8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/91342039/municipal-offices/110777228" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Municipal Offices</a> in Breda, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/kaanarchitecten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KAAN Architecten</a>; Photo: Christian Richters</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g2/g24ooi5ozgdu1k9s.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56021005/elk-valley-tractor-shed/111277677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elk Valley Tractor Shed</a> in Hood River, OR by <a href="http://archinect.com/FIELDWORK" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FIELDWORK Design &amp; Architecture</a>; Photo: Bria...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111358122/philippe-starck-riko-realizes-first-prototype-of-custom-eco-prefab-house Philippe Starck + Riko realizes first prototype of custom eco-prefab house Justine Testado 2014-10-17T09:38:00-04:00 >2014-10-22T21:50:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/77/77cltuo8rqqmi0aa.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>First launched in 2013 after years of technological development and collaboration, French designer <a href="http://starck.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Philippe Starck</a> and Slovenian wooden prefab building company <a href="http://www.riko.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Riko</a> released the second generation of their customizable Prefabricated Accessible Technological Homes (P.A.T.H.) to the global market just this month. The first P.A.T.H prototype was also recently realized in Montfort, France.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fv/fv6do126d25andx6.jpg"></p><p>As France works towards its 2020 thermal regulation goal to have all new buildings possess positive energy status, Starck + Riko's prefab homes are packed with high eco-technological systems to allow the homes to produce more energy than they consume. Homeowners have the choice to integrate features like photovoltaic solar panels, wind turbines, rainwater recovery systems, and heat pumps.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u6/u6kgwv7q47iahl6w.jpg"></p><p>Perhaps the most interesting, if not highly marketable, feature of these prefab homes is the variety of mix-and-match design options that cater to homeowners' individual needs and aesthetic preferences. For starters, P....</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/110890663/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-10-10T12:10:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T12:18:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e8/e80ory9yvvu2idsy.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8y/8yruztwt6v8stvqi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/52596385/logements-zac-du-coteau-arcueil/110386320" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Logements ZAC du Coteau</a> in Arcueil, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/ecdm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ECDM architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z6/z6l1bzixcvhr8p9w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/82186787/temporary-dormitories-for-mae-tao-clinic/108685622" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Temporary Dormitories for Mae Tao Clinic</a> in Mae Sot, Thailand by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/82186787/jan-glasmeier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jan Glasmeier</a> with Albert Company Olmo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wt/wtj0yxc5nag0fc60.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/41617271/striped-living/109169072" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Striped Living</a> in Crans-pr&eacute;s C&eacute;ligny, Vaud, Switzerland by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/41617271/group8" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">group8</a>; Photo: R&eacute;gis Golay, FEDERAL studio, Geneva</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/es/esrewp7ojdslb0nw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/1100architect/project/long-island-house" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> on Long Island, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/1100architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1100 Architect</a>; Photo: Nikolas Koenig</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nf/nfthp1u4tpybospf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design/project/capitol-reef-residence2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Capitol Reef, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imbue Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9h/9hto2d81awspr6om.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/108231896/the-garden-house/108233500" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Garden House</a> in Seeheim-Jugenheim, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/i_d-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in_design architektur</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zs/zs6mv3l1e6d3yv6w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/108635811/ml-house-a-private-home-in-portugal-with-a-box-body-and-box-windows/108636615" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ML House</a> in Caxias, Portugal by <a href="http://archinect.com/jpsatelier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paulo Salvaterra</a>; Photo: Jo&atilde;o Morgado Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uf/uf823yrpeyfh0v1a.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/108237513/james-bartleman-centre/108238315" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Bartleman Centre</a> in Ottawa, Canada by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/hobinarc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barry J. Hobin &amp; Associates Ar...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108270481/shortlists-for-the-riba-manser-medal-and-the-2014-stephen-lawrence-prize Shortlists for the RIBA Manser Medal and the 2014 Stephen Lawrence Prize Justine Testado 2014-09-05T19:58:00-04:00 >2014-09-10T17:32:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v8/v8uab4xfog4yg8w4.jpg" width="514" height="414" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>RIBA has announced the 2014 shortlists for the Manser Medal - Best New House in the UK and the Stephen Lawrence Prize. Check out these stellar projects below.</p><p><strong>MANSER MEDAL</strong> <strong>- Best New House in the UK</strong></p><p>The Manser Medal was established in 2001 to honor former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael Manser CBE. It recognizes private homes or major extensions that are deemed to be exemplary of innovation, sustainability, and style, and were also completed within the past year by a UK architect.</p><p>Out of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102640741/riba-manser-medal-2014-longlist-for-the-best-new-house-in-the-uk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">23 longlisted projects</a> announced earlier this summer, the jury shortlisted these six houses:</p><p>(pictured above) <strong>Lens House </strong>in north London by Alison Brooks Architects</p><p><strong>The Kench</strong> in Hampshire by MELOY Architects and John Young</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1e7afaj8njcc7uar.jpg"></p><p><strong>Cliff House</strong>, Isle of Skye, Scotland by Dualchas Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pw/pwukc9b0pwagb28x.jpg"></p><p><strong>House No 7,</strong> Isle of Tiree, Scotland by Denizen Works</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/px/pxwdjmjwzpslftps.jpg"></p><p><strong>Luker House</strong> in Barnes, southwest London by Jamie Fobert Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cx/cx5njosull4ku187.jpg"></p><p><strong>Stormy Castle</strong> in Gower, Wales by Loyn &amp; Co Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1ymm6rc4k624ym2f.jpg"></p><p><strong>STEPHEN LAWRENCE PRIZE</strong></p><p>The Stephen Law...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106640000/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-08-15T18:02:00-04:00 >2014-08-17T09:12:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v0ti565m0n0o6ddg.jpg" width="514" height="750" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ey/eyr3zb4uu0gpr4fq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/58406650/sigmax-headquarters/106551655" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sigmax, headquarters</a> in Enschede, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/paulderuiter" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul de Ruiter Architects</a>; Photo: Pieter Kers, Daria Scagliola, Toon Grobet</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sn/snklabj3gjg4pvny.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/41111455/green-village/106291448" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Green Village</a> in Bali, Indonesia by <a href="http://archinect.com/ibuku" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ibuku</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o2/o2yp2txh7qhc19u7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/44647672/mintz-residence/105470757" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mintz Residence</a> in Cleveland, OH by <a href="http://archinect.com/robertmaschkearchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Maschke Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/74/74w1cz4eq4k3a8fh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/InscapePublico/project/haiti-housing-prototype" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Haiti Housing Prototype</a> in Port-au-Prince, Haiti by <a href="http://archinect.com/InscapePublico" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inscape Publico</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7m/7md1t6f4omln67y0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/104784449/ph-el-salvador/104852783" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PH el salvador</a> in Buenos Aires, Argentina by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/104784449/hitzig-militello-arquitectos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hitzig Militello arquitectos</a>; Photo: Esteban Lobo (Mastepix)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aw/awwheqqe2zmagrl8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68135240/edgewater-residence/104575746" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Edgewater Residence</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/formationassociation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Formation Association</a>; Photo: Josh White</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oz/ozh7ehp8zkx6a66h.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/60983411/daniels-lane/106488259" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Daniels Lane</a> in Sagaponack, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/martinarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martin Architects PC</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r9/r9gakaoukursarx1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/architecturepatrickmauger/project/saint-corneille-library" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Saint Corneille Library</a> in Compi&egrave;gne, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/architecturepatrickmauger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture Patrick Ma...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103937853/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-07-11T14:25:00-04:00 >2014-07-11T14:26:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uw/uwniwqe75hokr632.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bs/bsujowc748c0rfo9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68793367/modern-playhouse/102311322" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modern Playhouse</a> in Greenwich, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/www.apdarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Austin Patterson Disston Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwixrr1kfbv6g3hm.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra/project/rebildporten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RebildPorten</a> in Rebild, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/cebra" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CEBRA</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nsb25ks0zlyz7mxx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/30232309/c-1-house/102745290" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C-1 House</a> in Germantown, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/paulchaarchitect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Cha Architect</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sq/sqp6x1uw55iihrxx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53416700/ringve-mueum/103072040" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ringve Mueum</a> in Trondheim, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Harald Oren / Ringve Museum</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/51/5179pjdyjmg78owp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/27420952/office-nete/102214810" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office Nete</a> in Westerlo, Belgium by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/27420952/wil-ma-architectenbureau" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wil-Ma Architectenbureau </a>&amp; Wastiau &amp; Co Architectenbureau; Photo: Stijn Bollaert</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/frqgvdps9tp8lp3j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes/project/meier-road-1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Meier Road 1</a> in Sebastopol, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/morkulnes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mork Ulnes Architects</a>; Photo: Bruce Damonte</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/te/tekly7zw25phimo5.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/13826520/palo-alto-residence/103796384" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Residence</a> in Palo Alto, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/ccsarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CCS ARCHITECTURE</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1q/1qbd78kruaazpuiy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/102714708/north-kingsway-house/102715513" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Kingsway House</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/102714708/altius-architecture-inc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Altius Architecture Inc</a>; Photo: Ihor Pona</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q28vdsq35fdr9zwq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/7378/cambridge-house/102795909" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Cambridge, MA by <a href="http://archinect.com/aw-arch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anmahian ...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95359906/win-a-place-in-the-sun-green-living-and-the-solar-home Win "A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home" Justine Testado 2014-07-09T14:21:00-04:00 >2014-07-09T17:00:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9dqxm8figb5qzrln.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need some ideas for designing a solar home or to make your space a little greener? "A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home" could be a helpful guide -- and Archinect is giving away 5 copies to our readers.</p><p>Released this past April, the 228-page hardcover book by green-living writer and advocate Stephen Snyder includes an intro by John Hix of John Hix Architect Studios, over 200 color illustrations, and 28 featured profiles on green residences.</p><p><strong>To enter this random drawing, fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dFJSR2JQMXZyWnVPd3ZLUS1keGJsa3c6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by midnight Friday, July 11.</strong>&nbsp;Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</p><p>Here's more detail into the book:<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m7/m7gigmfal7u5b5ip.jpg"><br><br>"The book vividly demonstrates that living green does not have to mean sacrificing comfort and living with less...Snyder demonstrates that the new solar home is also the new energy-efficient home, the new geothermal home, the new rainwater-harvesting home, and even the new recycled home. This generation of sustainable residences applies earth-friendly techniques throughout&mdash;in ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102640741/riba-manser-medal-2014-longlist-for-the-best-new-house-in-the-uk RIBA Manser Medal 2014 Longlist for the Best New House in the UK Justine Testado 2014-06-24T16:58:00-04:00 >2014-07-01T23:13:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pa/pafbzmxqc9fs9lwi.jpg" width="514" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The longlist is out for this year's RIBA Manser Medal for Best New House in the UK. Established in 2001 to honor former RIBA President and notable home designer Michael Manser CBE, the Manser Medal is awarded to the best new house design by a UK-based architect. This year's longlist showcases 23 UK-based private homes or major extension that exhibit innovation, sustainability, and style and were completed within the past year.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Check out a few of the longlisted projects below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ny/nyficiz7jdcdzah5.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f0/f0kf4cycexw5icn0.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/so6f2ay2er2g2d06.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s62kjjrmv37fqapj.jpg"></p><p>See the full list on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/riba_manser_medal_2014_longlist_for_the_best_new_house_in_the_uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100707499/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-05-30T14:48:00-04:00 >2014-06-04T15:25:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l1/l1y9u9vqggirsmyr.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6c/6cgwlbfhw4qlwuc3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/6259264/aedas-turns-the-scholar-s-stone-into-a-university-building/100598081" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Administration Information Building</a> in Suzhou, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6259264/aedas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aedas</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jx/jxplcsosov6qlguv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/29205640/montagnaro-house/100233622" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montagnaro House</a> in Ghent, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/mapos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mapos LLC</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/56/56f76u4ge85j0ol2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/anthilldesign/project/pavilion-of-incremental-form" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pavilion of Incremental Form</a> in Ahmedabad, India by <a href="http://archinect.com/anthilldesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anthill Design</a>; Photo: Deepshikha Jain</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qp/qp8zzh8ipp1d1mhj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/100248757/les-bebes-cafe/100252984" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Les Bebes Cafe</a> in Taipei, Taiwan by <a href="http://archinect.com/johnnyisborn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JC Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bp/bpvl2ctfkyau8ju4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/20628196/nyc-townhouse-for-art-collectors/100699430" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Townhouse for Art Collectors</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/turett" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Turett Collaborative Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y77fvysczrnkcp74.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31739426/house-for-two-artists/99896241" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House for Two Artists</a> in San Diego, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/SafdieRabines" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Safdie Rabines Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0h/0hsd4pr8tcu9h37v.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68182948/school-center-lucie-aubrac/99630354" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">School Center Lucie Aubrac</a> in Nanterre, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/68182948/dfa-dietmar-feichtinger-architectes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DFA | Dietmar Feichtinger Architectes</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/93/93907ra2rad35h8q.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39353/neue-hamburger-terrassen/100217264" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neue Hamburger Terrassen</a> in Hamburg, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/39353/lan-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAN Architecture</a>; Photo: Julien Lanoo</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xu/xuo6bkfnuwhsvk71.jpg"></p><p>&uarr;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/99419368/fernandez-leal-118/99419975" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fernandez...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98671392/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-04-25T15:16:00-04:00 >2014-04-29T04:09:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v8/v8nmm6zs876ziwzm.jpg" width="514" height="776" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/01/01ro0m9jkusz3q9f.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/40345/auckland-art-gallery/97740719" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Auckland Art Gallery</a> in Auckland, New Zealand by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/40345/francis-jones-morehen-thorp-fjmt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp-FJMT </a>with Archimedia (Architects in Association)</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjxygvl45t7bildh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/urbansalon/project/bermondsey-island" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bermondsey Island</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/urbansalon" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Salon</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z11xjnpqal91g8y3.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796/project/bloc_10" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bloc_10</a> in Winnipeg, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/5468796" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 architecture</a>; Photo: James Brittain Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fh/fhvzg6xxbxrnjiwe.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/97484818/st-ignatius-chapel/97644940" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">St. Ignatius Chapel</a> in Bluemont, VA by <a href="http://archinect.com/dynermanarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dynerman Architects pc</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jq/jq3pvbsozlymqowy.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/19455964/belimbing-avenue/96294677" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Belimbing Avenue</a> in Singapore by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/19455964/hyla-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">HYLA Architects</a>; Photo: Derek Swalwell</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ex/exbubw7tp0ew1e8j.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/45216499/house-boz/97166663" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Boz</a> in Gauteng, South Africa by <a href="http://archinect.com/NvdmArchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nico van der Meulen Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jj/jjrenmruu1c8ttt0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495283/lakewood-residence/98487737" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lakewood Residence</a> in New York by <a href="http://archinect.com/murdocksolonarchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Murdock Solon Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2m/2mvk2g260q82m6g4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/96089767/tellico-cabin/96089770" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tellico Cabin</a> in Tellico Plains, TN by <a href="http://archinect.com/HKArchitects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hefferlin &amp; Kronenberg Architects</a>; Photo: Craig Kronenb...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/97583873/ten-recipients-for-the-2014-aia-housing-awards Ten recipients for the 2014 AIA Housing Awards Justine Testado 2014-04-08T19:30:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:26:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqwu6njt4z574sif.jpg" width="514" height="616" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There's no place like a good home, simple as that. The AIA announced 10 recipients for the 2014 Housing Awards, which promotes the value of good housing and excellence in housing design. The jury gave awards in four categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing (none selected this year), Multifamily Housing and Special Housing.</p></em><br /><br /><p><strong>ONE/TWO FAMILY CUSTOM HOUSING</strong></p><p>Pictured above: Sol Duc Cabin (Seattle) by Olson Kundig Architects</p><p>Informal House (South Pasadena, CA) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/soyq6bhoaeu24183.jpg"></p><p>Kicking Horse Residence (British Columbia) by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e5/e5kguuftnr3vqpeq.jpg"></p><p>Park Passive (Seattle) by NK Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zn/zn9ir0yte7u430xi.jpg"></p><p>Topo House (Wisconsin) by Johnsen Schmaling Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5n3sy291ekdnh9p.jpg"></p><p><strong>MULTIFAMILY LIVING</strong></p><p>221 Broadway (San Antonio) by Lake|Flato Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8f/8f466n3fot6ie5xr.jpg"></p><p>Cherokee Studios (Los Angeles) by Brooks + Scarpa</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qr/qrg39hsf9x1twsy3.jpg"></p><p>Merritt Crossing Senior Apartments (Oakland, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sg/sgu6csb1z4jy6xtm.jpg"></p><p>28th Street Apartments (Los Angeles) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hb/hbtkrmudpabibxdk.jpg"></p><p>Sweetwater Spectrum Community (Sonoma, CA) by Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/92/92t47du4c5d35syv.jpg"></p><p>Further info on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/ten_recipients_for_the_2014_aia_housing_awards/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95583359/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-03-14T15:29:00-04:00 >2014-03-17T12:28:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qw/qwx2t611ffq6rxhw.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ex/ex8apcifpvp1sccf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; Santa Caterina Market in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/embt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT</a>; Photo: Alex Gaultier</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x0/x0nvb1twp8x8dh7o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/420/chesa-futura/95463996" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chesa Futura</a> in&nbsp;Stanford, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/fosterandpartners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ie/ie5ek30h3pjde1o7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/32532430/tigertail-brentwood-california/95481778" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TIGERTAIL</a> in Brentwood, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/patricktighearchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tighe Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9dk0o1apkem67wia.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/reatig/project/in-living-color" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Living Color</a> in Washington, D.C. by <a href="http://archinect.com/reatig" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Suzane Reatig Architecture</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/co/co7s9oxyw1dv8t1r.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/95385104/pop-up-house/95402013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pop-Up House</a> in Aix-en-Provence, France by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/95385104/multipod-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Multipod Studio</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2bsu1cmt8ty8te61.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/93163331/227-tavernier-drive-residence/93164133" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">227 Tavernier Drive Residence</a> in Tavernier, FL by <a href="http://archinect.com/luisponsdesignl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Luis Pons Design Lab</a>; Photo: Moris Moreno</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bl/blauyrm1lj44cpwx.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/masastudio/project/amangiri-resort-spa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amangiri Resort + Spa</a> in&nbsp;Canyon Point, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/masastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marwan Al-Sayed Inc. Architecture + Design</a>, Wendell Burnette and Rick Joy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gn/gnguvbndlte36cvl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/studiohillier/project/bd-campus-center" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BD Campus Center</a> in Franklin Lakes, NJ by <a href="http://archinect.com/studiohillier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Hillier</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7d/7d34msr9u9ankts7.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/T-B-A/project/alma-street" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alma Street</a> in Montreal, Canada ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94365163/saving-face-pr-t-loger-designs-solar-powered-skin-to-preserve-dutch-row-houses Saving face: Prêt-à-Loger designs solar-powered skin to preserve Dutch row houses Justine Testado 2014-02-26T18:13:00-05:00 >2014-02-26T18:13:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lz/lzegc9cwees7wgbp.jpg" width="514" height="248" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>How do you transform over 2 million Dutch terraced houses into more spacious, neutral-energy homes while they're still being inhabited? According to a team of <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/343/delft-university-of-technology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TU Delft</a> students, a solution to that is Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-Loger.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s9cpou3d2lkbn1v3.jpg"><br><br>Translated to "ready to be lived in," the <a href="http://www.pretaloger.nl/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-Loger</a> model was developed to preserve the historic Dutch row house, which was mass-produced for the middle class during the post-war period. The row house remains as the most common house typology in The Netherlands and is a cultural icon for many Dutch residents.</p><p>Trying to preserve and sustainably enhance the houses to modern-day standards, the Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-Loger team designed an adaptable "skin" made of solar panels and smart technology that can be applied to the house's facade. The skin can be customized to the various shapes and sizes of the homes.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7i/7i2n927nvdmsughj.jpg"><br><br>The team recently celebrated the official kick-off of Pr&ecirc;t-&agrave;-Loger. With the support of partner organizations, they plan to implement the concept to a local neighborhood in Honselersdi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90753849/rice-design-alliance-s-additionally-tour-highlights-modern-updates-of-8-historic-houses-in-houston Rice Design Alliance’s "Additionally" tour highlights modern updates of 8 historic houses in Houston Justine Testado 2014-01-08T12:46:00-05:00 >2014-01-13T19:58:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w6/w6ok3kopfw8tj170.jpg" width="514" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If you're in the Houston, Texas area and want to "add in" some well-in-advance weekend plans, Rice Design Alliance from Rice University will be hosting their 38th Annual Architectural Tour "Additionally" on March 29-30, 2014.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://ricedesignalliance.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RDA</a> is inviting its members and their guests for a weekend to visit eight historic houses originally built between 1885 to 1964 throughout Houston. Within the past 12 years, local architecture firms individually crafted modernized additions that complement each house's historic nature.</p> <p> Check out some of the tour's destinations:<br><br> 216 Avondale (1906); Addition: 2012, m+a architecture<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z1/z1x0bc0dlaw3xlu0.jpg" title=""><br><br><br> 707 Sabine (1885); Additions: 2000, Gary Eades; 2009, Janusz Design<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sz/szx9mjp26k778h07.jpg" title=""><br><br><br> 3503 Audobon (1920); Addition: 2011, Interloop&ndash;Architecture<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mt/mtxyz4fdr7h197g8.jpg" title=""><br><br><br> 5503 Sturbridge; Additions: 1960, Marshall S. MacDougal; 2008, Dillon Kyle Architecture<br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k1/k1bkb59ws133v5k0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> For more info on the tour, head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/rice_design_alliances_additionally_tour_to_visit_8_historic_residences_in_h/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> <p> <em>Images courtesy of Rice Design Alliance.</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89852182/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-12-27T20:46:00-05:00 >2013-12-27T21:08:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1y/1ye3d2gxd98a1hkw.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p> (<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p> <p> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7k/7km5e1wf4eh7eyjp.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf/project/the-wild-beast-calarts" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wild Beast - CalArts</a> in Valencia, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/hplusf" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hodgetts + Fung</a>; Photo: Tom Bonner</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y6/y6hu9d50v0lu6uy5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106327/the-arc-river-culture-theatre/89216551" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Arc River Culture Theatre</a> in Daegu, South Korea&#8203; by <a href="http://archinect.com/asymptote" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Asymptote Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qa/qajxaenwq10csaxx.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/65210239/comporta-house-portugal-2012/89063138" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Comporta, Portugal by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/65210239/martim-melo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martim Melo</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o1/o1wbcut5qam58qh3.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/88131415/arc-house/88137859" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arc House</a> in East Hampton, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/mbarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Maziar Behrooz Architecture</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pk/pk1v5abgg2mj87y4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/4352012/sagaponac-house/89220568" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sagaponac House</a> in Wainscott, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4352012/tsao-mckown-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TsAO &amp; McKOWN Architects</a>; Photo: Zack McKown</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jk/jkmeb5gb7mbv5571.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur/project/verket" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Verket</a> in Bergen, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements Photography</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p9/p9nf5lmtn9h91mwl.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/87582290/muk/87586301" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">muk</a> in Saalfelden am Steinernen Meer, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/mahoRe" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ma hoRe</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3xouumprg6ahk4x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/260/mills-pharmacy/86163049" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mills Pharmacy</a> in Birmingham, MI by <a href="http://archinect.com/m1dtw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M1/DTW</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ne/netjv09t5wne4hgg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/89451695/dale-solar-decathlon-2013/89452497" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DALE Solar Decathlon 2013</a> in ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89836075/are-los-angeles-architectural-masterpiece-homes-worth-preserving Are Los Angeles' Architectural Masterpiece Homes Worth Preserving? Archinect 2013-12-27T14:52:00-05:00 >2013-12-30T15:26:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/af756bcc2335a999cef314e78cd2bd97.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Although superlative residential architectural works are elegant mirrors of their times and an important aspect of the city&rsquo;s cultural heritage, the pressures of property values, changed styles of living (the craze for open kitchens and great rooms have doomed many period homes), and property owners&rsquo; rights often outweigh the glories of the past. The demolition of amazing, one-of-a-kind architectural homes is an all too frequent occurrence in LA, despite epic efforts by preservationists.</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/89302472/birdbnb-exhibits-elaborate-birdhouse-replicas-of-over-50-airbnb-listings "Birdbnb" exhibits elaborate birdhouse replicas of over 50 Airbnb listings Justine Testado 2013-12-20T17:28:00-05:00 >2013-12-23T21:42:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cu89cmhc0jhs988h.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Whether you're flying out for the holidays, staying at home, or you happen to be a migratory bird searching for a stylish pitstop in the midst of your seasonal travels, you might want to check out the birdhouses in <a href="http://www.airbnb.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Airbnb</a>'s "Every Traveler Deserves a Home" campaign that launched on Dec. 16. Strict practicality aside, the quaint factor of "birdbnb" is hard to ignore.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u8/u84cvwnuzamrsn6v.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1o/1otyidibix0t5bu8.jpg" title=""><br><br> Airbnb paired up with ad agency <a href="http://www.pereiraodell.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pereira &amp; O'Dell</a> for their first integrated marketing campaign to promote travel and hospitality by aiming the spotlight on nature's most frequent flyers. A team of artists commissioned by Airbnb crafted over 50 birdhouse replicas of the company's home listings around the world.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e9/e9qc2l179kqbmkhv.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tx/tx9bi07itm8bwffd.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1v/1vzfd99dbzzn8ohj.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6k/6kwbj4i32r8ygqii.jpg" title=""><br><br> Other participants include ornithologist Carolyn Atherton who consulted in the campaign, miniatures experts, and a behind-the-scenes film directed by Alma Har'el.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lo/lo5mln4qesxnui7m.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/iq/iqv7iyspnf6fw091.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The short film (<strong>linked below</strong>) shows the artists having fun as they make the birdhouses and dance to musician Zach Shields performing his o...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83384195/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-architect-sure-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-10-04T19:09:00-04:00 >2013-10-04T19:21:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/db/dbncrcueiowzmbps.jpg" width="514" height="780" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p> (<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p> <p> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/architect-sure/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect Sure!</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oq/oqnuywezod0giug0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/77847420/box-house-by-1-1-arquitetura-design/83226662" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Box House</a> in Bras&iacute;lia, Brazil by <a href="http://archinect.com/umaum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1:1 arquitetura:design</a>; Photo: Edgard Cesar</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7j/7j1waw69obwhcnuo.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/53416700/st-periet-the-iron-foundry/80874155" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">St&oslash;periet &rdquo;The Iron Foundry&rdquo;</a> in Bergen, Norway by <a href="http://archinect.com/LINKarkitektur" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Link Arkitektur</a>; Photo: Hundven-Clements Photography</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9j/9jgrzrlq0my12bkt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/82541885/pordoi5/82542687" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PORDOI5</a> in Milan, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/terragni" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Attilio Terragni</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nn/nn8x93cxqom38bqt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/83064183/eichler-bedroom-wing-remodel/83074746" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eichler Bedroom Wing Remodel</a> in San Mateo, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/klopfarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Klopf Architecture</a>; Photo: Obeo Realty</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m9/m97hmu5gsyhoo0jj.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/39093172/aria/82617424" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aria</a> in Tijuana, Mexico by <a href="http://archinect.com/t38studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">T38studio</a>; Photo: Pablo Casals-Aguirre</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g5/g5got7jmu24od3xv.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/79523288/tetris-house/83075552" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tetris House</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/rzlbd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">rzlbd</a>; Photo: borXu Design&#8232;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ao/aoc7t3hjqp6dewcn.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106394/house-in-taunus/81050152" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House</a> in Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/1100architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1100 Architect</a>; Photo: Nikolas Koenig</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vw/vw7xwm1b82wtq56l.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/69434572/carcass-creek-cabin/83368911" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Carcass Creek Cabin</a> in Grover, UT by <a href="http://archinect.com/imbue.design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imb...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81686598/tech-professionals-seek-less-flashy-homes Tech professionals seek less flashy homes Archinect 2013-09-12T17:32:00-04:00 >2013-09-17T14:16:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ys/ys3f5h3ngel6jyoa.jpg" width="514" height="370" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The owner of Hill House is Scott Croyle, senior vice president of design at HTC. At two bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and a study, the home is just large enough to share with his wife and son. Its modest scale allowed Bernstein to emphasize quality materials over quantity of space. "It's almost a negative value in that (tech) community," said Bernstein of over-the-top homes. "There's a real emphasis on not seeking a mansion right away."</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>