Archinect - News 2017-01-18T15:58:04-05:00 Editor's Picks #388 Nam Henderson 2014-10-10T12:37:00-04:00 >2014-10-10T13:13:36-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;continued her <strong>Material Witness</strong>. In <strong>#5</strong> she analyzed "<em>Wings of Desire</em>", "<em>Billy Elliot</em>"&nbsp;and "<em>In the Mood for Love</em>", for lessons about <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cultural Gerrymandering</a>.&nbsp;<strong>Olaf Design Ninja_ </strong>is appreciative "<em>See Julia Ingalis quote above...there is more beer in the fridge...Enjoying this Feature!</em>"</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p>Plus, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;launched a <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">column</a> which "<em>will serve to highlight architectures in the Anthropocene that choose the latter. Moreover, it will explore ways in which the Anthropocene thesis changes notions of architecture</em>".</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Agence France-Presse spoke with Masato Abe</a>, founder of the Save Nakagin Capsule Tower Project.&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alexander Walter</a>&nbsp;pointed out "<em>You can even spend a night in a capsule thanks to Airbnb....</em><em><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> or <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a></em>".</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ziauddin Sardar</a> bemoaned <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Destruction of Mecca</a>.&nbsp;<strong>EKE</strong> confirmed "<em>I visited the kingdom in 2000, and spent time in Riyadh, Jeddah and Mecca. &nbsp;Yes, they are being robbed of their history, and they are doing it to themselves. ..erasing so much of the local vernacular</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tyler...</a></p> Editor's Picks #329 Nam Henderson 2013-08-20T11:43:00-04:00 >2013-08-22T06:31:40-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;penned the review <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Panel Discussion for A+D Museum's "Never Built: Los Angeles"</a>.&nbsp;Attempting to answer the question "What's Next?" for LA,&nbsp;she suggested "<em>The immediate goal is then to push urban design and architecture into daily conversations -- through political dialogues, media representation, and most importantly, educational institutions (the younger the students, the better). Generational mortality is a simple inevitability, and won&rsquo;t ensure anything, but at the very least, increased exposure will help identify and emphasize the potential of art in society</em>&#8203;".<br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The LA Times reported that Randell Makinson, a forceful advocate for preservation of the rambling Greene &amp; Greene bungalows that came to be seen as graceful emblems of early 20th century California, has died</a>. He was 81.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;released <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Under the Radar Los Angeles #1</a>&nbsp;in which he highlights Glendale Federal Savings, Glendale (now known as Hollywood Production Center) by W.A. Sarmien...</p> An Unlikely Architecture Hub Nam Henderson 2013-05-20T12:35:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T22:11:26-04:00 <img src="" width="600" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>the Visitors Center lists some 70 structures as &ldquo;noteworthy&rdquo;), many designed by a litany of important American architects: I. M. Pei, Harry Weese, Robert A. M. Stern, Richard Meier, Kevin Roche, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli and others...</p></em><br /><br /><p> Recently Nancy Kriplen wrote about a visit to&nbsp;Columbus, Ind, for the NYT Sunday travel section. The city was "<em>ranked sixth among the nation&rsquo;s cities in 1991 for its architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects</em>".</p> Documenting Modern Living: A Tumblr on the creation of Saarinen's Miller House Donna Sink 2012-10-05T11:35:00-04:00 >2015-04-06T08:40:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="465" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Miller House and Garden Collection includes correspondence, drawings and blueprints, textile samples, and photographs that document design, construction, and maintenance of the Miller House and Garden in Columbus, Indiana.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In May 2012, the National Endowment for the Humanities awarded the Indianapolis Museum of Art a grant for its project &ldquo;Documenting Modern Living: Digitizing the Miller House and Garden Collection.&rdquo;&nbsp; This Tumblr&nbsp; includes archival information giving an intimate view into the working relationship between the clients and designers involved in one of America's most significant modernist houses.&nbsp; The Tumblr has just recently gone live; bookmark it to see updates on all 23,000 pieces in the archive.</p>