Archinect - News 2014-04-23T11:33:42-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/83365692/a-famous-person-s-5-step-guide-to-becoming-an-architect A Famous Person’s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect Quilian Riano 2013-10-04T13:13:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T16:09:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/68/6885b9c1e745a319d2d7015ea819c009.jpg" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For our soon-to-be new pals Kayne, Brad and any other super-famous, ridiculously wealthy, mega-stars looking to become architects out there, here is BUILD&rsquo;s Famous Person&rsquo;s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect: 1. Your new wardrobe budget is $175. 2. Your personability is too personal. 3. Dumb-down your life experiences. 4. You&rsquo;re still too young. 5. Less bling, more books</p></em><br /><br /><p> Becoming an architect is the new luxury product, but are celebrities ready to downgrade their lives?&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14522861/editor-s-picks-221 Editor's Picks #221 Nam Henderson 2011-07-24T17:42:01-04:00 >2011-07-25T15:01:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3h/3hx46xdatz8tbsf8.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>To which chung writes "that the graduate's exchange of gratis labour for recognition in realising something like the ginger bread house is part of the spectrum of shrewd procurement that gets you a starchitect's remaindered maya shape at the other end of the scale."</p></em><br /><br /><p> In a feature entitled <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/14049321/a-spoonful-of-sugar-helps-the-medicine-go-down" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1888864/chris-hildrey" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chris Hildrey</a>,&nbsp;visited the Brunswick Centre site of the Incredible Edible Gingerbread House - a life-size gingerbread house created by <a href="http://archinect.com/navigate/14049321/http%253A%252F%252Fwww.alma-nac.com%252F" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">alma-nac</a>,&nbsp;on behalf of the Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity. Besides the child-like fun and available sweets what really excited Chris about this project was the fact that architects were doing it. He concluded, "<em>This is why seeing a gingerbread house in a London basement can get me excited: it makes me realise that maybe all that design education doesn't need to be put to the side after all. That perhaps, after all is said and done, there's the chance to be a designer with this degree. But what's more, with this divergence seeming to run along the dividing line between larger and smaller practices, it's important and liberating to know that a conscious choice can exist on which route to take.</em>"&nbsp;To which <strong>chung </strong>writes&nbsp;"t<em>hat the graduate's exchange of gratis labour fo...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/14272918/starchitects-design-glamorous-prisons-for-manhattan-s-elite Starchitects Design Glamorous Prisons for Manhattan’s Elite Archinect 2011-07-22T13:37:08-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/31/31c8c15f03f0c646ce4da1483f04c92d.jpg" width="514" height="574" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shigeru Ban, known for his paper tube structures and disaster relief projects, as well as several ground-breaking homes in Japan, has produced a small minimum security prison. Just eight blocks north of the Americano, the Shutter House opens and closes it&rsquo;s tightly perforated metal shutters as the warden sees fit.</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>