Archinect - News 2016-10-01T16:48:19-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149939310/david-choe-why-saving-banksy-means-saving-yourself David Choe: "Why Saving Banksy Means Saving Yourself" Alexander Walter 2016-04-09T09:00:00-04:00 >2016-04-10T14:28:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/12/12h647qqeohjpjzj.jpg" width="514" height="396" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Who the fuck cares what Banksy&rsquo;s real name is. You should care about his art instead, what he&rsquo;s given you, and stop trying to take more than what&rsquo;s to be had. Don&rsquo;t deny yourself great artistic creativity simply to satisfy the curiosity of some blip of an itch that will deny him his anonymity to create. Doing that will make you less than the worst, you wouldn&rsquo;t even be a super villain scientist, but a spectator searching for a sport to watch that you&rsquo;re too inept to participate in.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related stories in the Archinect news:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/134648866/banksy-about-to-open-dismaland-pop-up-exhibition-in-british-seaside-resort" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Banksy about to open "Dismaland" pop-up exhibition in British seaside resort</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122663096/after-banksy-the-parkour-guide-to-gaza" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98265346/an-interview-with-man-behind-the-stealing-banksy-auction" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">An interview with man behind the &ldquo;Stealing Banksy?&rdquo; auction</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/85165399/banksy-s-unpublished-nyt-op-ed-declares-new-wtc-is-the-biggest-eyesore-in-new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Banksy's unpublished NYT op-ed declares new WTC is the biggest eyesore in New York</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/142821980/france-moves-to-block-tor-ban-free-and-public-wi-fi France moves to block Tor, ban free and public Wi-Fi Nicholas Korody 2015-12-07T15:00:00-05:00 >2015-12-07T15:20:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04j4462hvfhhb4cc.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>According to leaked documents France's Ministry of Interior is considering two new proposals: a ban on free and shared Wi-Fi connections during a state of emergency, and measures to block Tor being used inside France. The documents were seen by the French newspaper Le Monde. According to the paper, new bills could be presented to parliament as soon as January 2016. These proposals&nbsp;are presumably in response to the attacks in Paris last month&nbsp;where 130 people were murdered.</p></em><br /><br /><p>According to the report published by <em><a href="http://www.lemonde.fr/attaques-a-paris/article/2015/12/05/la-liste-musclee-des-envies-des-policiers_4825245_4809495.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Le Monde</a></em>, the French Ministry of Interior has developed two frightening new security proposals that may be presented to parliament early next years.</p><p>The first, as reported by&nbsp;<em>Ars Technica</em>, would block free, public WiFi during a state of emergency. On November 20, France extended its state of emergency &ndash; implemented in the immediate aftermath of last month's terror attacks &ndash; to three months. Blocking signals could be difficult to implement, if still possible, and have potentially massive implications, leaving many without internet access for extended periods of time.</p><p>The second proposal is to block and/or forbid use of Tor. Originally developed by the US Government to protect intelligence communication, Tor is a free software that enables anonymous communication and internet access. While often used for illicit purposes, notably access to the darknet in order to purchase black market items, it's also vital for whistleblowers, journalists and politic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100587198/finalists-announced-for-scandinavia-s-tallest-skyscraper-in-gothenburg-sweden Finalists announced for Scandinavia’s tallest skyscraper in Gothenburg, Sweden Justine Testado 2014-05-28T18:38:00-04:00 >2014-06-01T02:40:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8b/8bposuljw1mpg9dn.jpg" width="514" height="723" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>It's no surprise that the stakes are high to design the Gothenburg tower in Sweden, a mixed-use tower that will be the tallest building in the Nordic region. Swedish construction company SERNEKE initiated the idea of the skyscraper. Each team submitted their proposal under anonymity to the jury. The winner will be announced on June 17.</p><p>The well-known finalists make up a competitive group for the last round. They are:</p><ul><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/som" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOM</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/48429/ian-simpson-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ian Simpson Architects</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/4269075/wing-rdhs-arkitektkontor-ab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wing&aring;rdhs Arkitektkontor</a></li><li>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/44761984/manuelle-gautrand-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manuelle Gautrand Architecture</a></li></ul><p>Try to guess who designed what!</p><p>(Pictured above) - <strong>Proposal #1 </strong><br>Title: Ursa</p><p><strong>Proposal #2</strong><br>Title: Svall</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hg/hg45jlsb0myhm2vp.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #3</strong><br>Title: Glasklart</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/to/to3qzno1n46s5ga7.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #4</strong><br>Title: Polstj&auml;rnan</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3cflk6vy9jriwpzg.jpg"></p><p><strong>Proposal #5</strong><br>Title: Kyssen</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cduak0ph1obeu76e.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/58366592/editor-s-picks-284 Editor's Picks #284 Nam Henderson 2012-10-01T01:10:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T20:01:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n4/n47ck0i908scmyxe.jpg" width="514" height="166" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This week, SANAA released a proposal for its first building in the United States , located in New Canaan, Connecticut. The steel, concrete, and wood headquarters for the Grace Farms Foundation will wind its way along a piece of the 75-acre property owned by the nonprofit charitable organization. FRaC labeled it a "running fence" yet, AP simply "love(d) it".</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><br> Caela J. McKeever a self-described "<em>young architect</em>" penned <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/58005476/how-the-economy-upended-young-architects-hopes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How the economy upended young architects' hopes</a>. The piece looks at how&nbsp; frustrated architecture grads of her generation are dropping out of the profession leading to a "<em>renaissance happening among young architects &mdash; and it&rsquo;s not in architecture</em>".&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2752895/fred-scharmen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fred Scharmen</a>&nbsp;argued "<em>The concerns the author highlights are real, but IMO, not traceable directly back to the economy, rather to the failure of many offices to respond to the opportunities laid out by the current crisis. Models of office hierarchy, project delivery, marketing, and client relations need to change. ...I was lucky enough to have experience with one office that recognized this, and is in the process of adapting</em>"&nbsp;while <strong>Given</strong> replied "<em>I have to say of all the complaints I have against the profession, the ones she makes aren't really the ones I care about...Id much rather fix the growing trend towards the field being divided between rich young people doing high ...</em></p>