Archinect - News 2017-07-22T18:38:20-04:00 Call for Denise Scott Brown to be given Pritzker recognition Archinect 2013-03-25T17:18:00-04:00 >2013-04-05T14:45:25-04:00 <img src="" width="636" height="409" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In a speech prepared for the AJ Women in Architecture lunch, Scott Brown called on her role in Robert Venturi&rsquo;s 1991 win to be acknowledged retrospectively. Describing it as a &lsquo;very sad&rsquo; situation, she said: &lsquo;They owe me not a Pritzker Prize but a Pritzker inclusion ceremony. Let&rsquo;s salute the notion of joint creativity.&rsquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Editor's Picks #275 Nam Henderson 2012-07-31T01:01:00-04:00 >2012-07-31T13:22:12-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;featured recent efforts towards preservation, by new owner Michael Chapman who commissioned Barry Milofsky of M2A Architects to design the restoration, to The Lukens House, in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soriano's Glen Lukens House: Back to Life and Happy</a>.&nbsp;Therein he asserted "<em>It is important to add here that Soriano was the architect whom photographer Julius Shulman and his wife selected to design their home. As to why, Mr. Shulman did tell me in an unpublished interview that the decision to hire Mr. Soriano was made because &lsquo;he loved life!&rsquo; after drinking few bottles of wine Mr. Soriano brought with him to the empty lot Shulmans bought below Mulholland Drive.</em>"</p> <p> <br><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mas Context highlighted the work of David Yoon, a writer, designer, photographer, and self-confessed urban planning geek living in Los Angeles</a>, who started documenting existing streets of Los Angeles and narrowing them to see the effects that his manipulations had on the city.&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Chavkin</a>&nbsp;claimed "<em>PHOTOSHOP URBANISM This is all ab...</em></p> Robert Venturi retires, and firm renames Archinect 2012-07-26T14:45:00-04:00 >2012-07-30T23:33:10-04:00 <img src="" width="250" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Robert Venturi, who along with his wife Denise Scott Brown formed one of Philadelphia&rsquo;s best known architectural firms, has retired and the firm known as Venturi Scott Brown and Associates Inc. has been renamed VSBA.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Improper Hero of Architecture Orhan Ayyüce 2011-07-25T18:27:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T17:25:43-04:00 <img src="" width="633" height="353" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Modernism is about space, post modernism is about communication, you should do what turns you on" - Robert Venturi</p></em><br /><br /><p> After saying, "my understanding of post modernism was pretty shallow," film maker&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John Thornton</a>,&nbsp;a.k.a Rusty Scupperton, finds out what Robert Venturi is all about in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this 2 parts video</a>.</p>