Archinect - News 2014-10-23T09:15:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/103801214/editor-s-picks-375 Editor's Picks #375 Nam Henderson 2014-07-09T19:31:00-04:00 >2014-07-11T13:37:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wk/wk5amnthnglev6op.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Inspired by the 2014 Venice Biennale curated by Rem Koolhaas, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/14977736/esther-sperber" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Esther Sperber</a>&nbsp;penned the <strong>Op-Ed</strong> in which she argues that contemporary architecture must shift&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/103324398/op-ed-from-ex-cite-to-in-cite-reflecting-on-rem-s-biennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">From (EX)CITE to (IN)CITE</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;In response <strong>Thayer-D</strong> wrote "<em>There's no rule that says architects can't stimulate both the senses and the intellect, as many great architects have done in the past, yet it's architecture's public nature that makes it imperative to not lose sight of how most people engage with it, and that is not through words</em>".<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/justine.testado" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Justine Testado</a>&nbsp;posted the news,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103107452/zaha-hadid-wins-the-design-museum-s-designs-of-the-year-award-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid wins the </a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103107452/zaha-hadid-wins-the-design-museum-s-designs-of-the-year-award-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">D</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103107452/zaha-hadid-wins-the-design-museum-s-designs-of-the-year-award-2014" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">esign Museum&rsquo;s Designs of the Year Award 2014</a>.&nbsp;Despite (or perhaps due to?) some critics, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a>&nbsp;commented&nbsp;"<em>I think all the criticism Zaha is getting for her stance on human rights is totally appropriate and deserved. &nbsp;And I have very mixed feelings about her body of work. But I find this building in particular hard to resist - it's just gorgeous. Perfectly balanced</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h4/h40o089rxrlbf2yp.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/hy-fi-the-livings-local-sustainable-10000-brick-mushroom-tower-at-moma-ps1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Creators Project</a><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103170947/interview-with-david-benjamin-creator-of-moma-ps1-s-hy-fi-mushroom-tower" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> interviewed David Benjamin</a>, creator of MoMA PS1's...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78244851/editor-s-picks-326 Editor's Picks #326 Nam Henderson 2013-07-30T10:54:00-04:00 >2013-07-31T12:01:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wj/wjatf9eztpcpoazx.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In her recently published <strong>Op-Ed</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/7473497/ann-lui" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ann Lui</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/77746690/op-ed-thoughts-on-naivete-as-design-method-or-why-our-entry-didn-t-have-a-6-curb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reflected on the experience of receiving a jury citation</a>, for her and her partner&rsquo;s entry in the 2013 Burnham Prize Competition: NEXT STOP-Designing Chicago BRT Stations.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/38gzp8m0pkpvlu0b.jpg" title=""><br><br> She concluded "<em>So submit the competition that doesn&rsquo;t have a properly sized curb &mdash; and in fact doesn&rsquo;t have a curb at all. This is a defense for the projects that have balloons, trees on skyscrapers, and blimp docking stations. It is also a defense for every detail a designer developed and then translated into reality</em>".</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a>&nbsp;was moved "<em>Beautiful. I love this so much. It's ultimately an optimistic profession, even with knowing how little we know (and I say this after 28 years in the discipline - still learning)</em>".<br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/77689570/gezi-park-monument-by-studio-vural" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New York-based Turkish architect Selim Vural, founder of architecture and interior design firm Studio Vural, shared his design for a Gezi Park Monument, with Archinect</a>. The memorial commemorates the recent protests on Istanbul's Taksim Square.</p> ... http://archinect.com/news/article/59022762/journal-of-universal-rejection Journal of Universal Rejection Archinect 2012-10-10T13:53:00-04:00 >2012-10-10T13:59:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/78/788zcr4cybs3tydz.jpg" width="514" height="184" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After submitting your work, the decision process varies. Often the Editor-in-Chief will reject your work out-of-hand, without even reading it! However, he might read it. Probably he'll skim. At other times your manuscript may be sent to anonymous referees. Unless they are the Editor-in-Chief's wife or graduate school buddies, it is unlikely that the referees will even understand what is going on.</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>