Archinect - News 2015-10-08T23:14:38-04:00 Artist Carsten Höller to install massive slides on London's Hayward Gallery Nicholas Korody 2015-04-13T15:32:00-04:00 >2015-06-29T13:04:35-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Now visitors will be able to descend from the Hayward gallery&rsquo;s glass pyramid ceiling to its entrance level on one of two 15-metre slides commissioned for an exhibition opening later this year. Built into the gallery&rsquo;s exterior wall, the slides will &ldquo;constitute a graceful sculptural installation&rdquo; while also being a device for &ldquo;experiencing an emotional state that is a unique condition somewhere between delight and madness&rdquo;, [Carsten H&ouml;ller] said.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously, H&ouml;ller had created a similar installation for the Tate Modern's Turbine Hall in 2006. The slides were very popular with the public, although also responsible for several injuries.</p><p>For his upcoming exhibit at the Hayward Gallery, H&ouml;ller has also created "Flying Machines," which are intended to give visitors the sensation of flying over Waterloo Bridge. Additionally, the exhibit, entitled "Carsten H&ouml;ller: Decision," will include two robotic beds that &ldquo;mirror each other&rsquo;s movements as they roam the galleries."</p><p>H&ouml;ller is known for provocative, often-interactive installations. His piece "Pill Clock" comprises a ceiling-mounted clock that drops more than 1 million white pills while the exhibit is up, with visitors allowed to take and consume the pills. H&ouml;ller came to prominence concurrently with artists like Philippe Parreno, Pierre Huyghe, Andrea Zittel and Rirkrit Tiravanija, whose&nbsp;work displays a shared interest in provoking unexpected and novel interactions between the art w...</p> The fascinating world of Grimm City Alexander Walter 2015-04-01T21:01:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T09:53:11-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="791" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Later this summer, London's Flea Folly Architects&mdash;Pascal Bronner &amp; Thomas Hillier&mdash;will be running a workshop in what they broadly call "narrative architecture" at the Tate Modern. "What would a town inhabited by Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder and Man Ray look like?" they ask. [...] Their own project, Grimm City, is perhaps an example of what might result.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Editor's Picks #387 Nam Henderson 2014-10-02T12:29:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:33:02-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For the latest edition of <strong>Working out of the Box:</strong> Archinect talked with <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adora Lo, Architect turned Pro LEGO Builder</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>They discussed the "<em>challenge of keeping it LEGO legal</em>" and the satisfaction of designing a "<em>Star Wars building in LEGO</em>".&nbsp;<strong>midlander</strong> was impressed "T<em>hat Boston model...The Lego version of 111 Huntington is nicer than the real one!</em>"</p><p>Plus, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;shared the debut issue of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&lsquo;</a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LOBBY</a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&rsquo;, </a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Bartlett School of Architecture</a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&rsquo;s new architecture magazine</a>, for <strong>Screen/Print #25</strong>.</p><p><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) announced that it will be making significant changes to its Intern Development Program (IDP)</a>. Separate from <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">other considerations to change the IDP's terminology</a>, this decision chiefly includes two phases: (1) the removal of "elective" hourly requirements, and (2) condensing IDP's experience areas from the current 17 into six "practice-based categories".</p><p>The general consensus seemed to be underwhelmed - <strong>midlander</strong> quipped "<em>So......</em></p> Rothko painting potentially Yellowed Orhan Ayyüce 2012-10-07T19:56:00-04:00 >2012-10-15T20:00:31-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"I am a naturally peaceful person, but I wouldn't be that upset if 'Vladimir' accidentally met with a baseball bat," - an art lover @twitter</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Guardian reported</a> "A man has defaced a multimillion-pound Mark Rothko mural hanging in the Tate Modern gallery in front of onlookers. A police investigation is now under way into the vandalism of the US artist's work.</p> <p> The graffiti on the painting appears to read "a potential piece of yellowism." According to an online manifesto, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yellowism</a> is an artistic movement run by two people named Vladimir Umanets and Marcin Lodyga."&nbsp;</p> <p> A related discussion on graffiti and tagging on Archinect <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Graffiti Culture Thesis"</a></p>