Archinect - News 2014-08-30T16:15:45-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/80147884/live-in-your-sneakers-mobile-housing-s-next-step Live In Your Sneakers? Mobile Housing's Next Step Archinect 2013-08-23T15:26:00-04:00 >2013-08-23T15:31:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f66ae75921f99f0f3bca4b23b72bc3de.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new project, &ldquo;Walking Shelter,&rdquo; explores what on-the-go housing might just look like. Here, a portable dwelling is packed right into a pair of sneakers. Essentially a tent without a pole (that&rsquo;s the clever part), the mobile home can be deployed anywhere you&rsquo;d like it to pop up. Rather than relying on the old pole standard, the shelter&rsquo;s frame is provided by the person(s) occupying it, explains Amelia Borg, one-eighth of Sibling, the Australian architectural collective behind the project.</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/76317316/zaha-hadid-designs-shoe-for-united-nude Zaha Hadid designs shoe for United Nude Archinect 2013-07-02T18:28:00-04:00 >2013-07-08T19:51:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f3/f3wj1u6ivieaq1fs.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I have always appreciated those who dare to experiment with materials and proportions,&rdquo; Hadid stated. &ldquo;Our collaboration with United Nude reinterprets the classic shoe typology, pushing the boundaries of what is possible without compromising integrity.&rdquo;</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> http://archinect.com/news/article/60104092/oscar-niemeyer-teams-up-with-converse Oscar Niemeyer teams up with Converse Archinect 2012-10-26T14:03:00-04:00 >2012-10-30T13:12:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f8/f8982d213476d8f1e83c2e50367ece71.jpg" width="514" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The man and the legend behind the concrete mecca known as Brasilia is a ripe 104 years of age, and though he was reported to have been &ldquo;a bit dehydrated&rdquo; at Rio&rsquo;s Hospital Samaritano where he was hospitalized last week (he is thankfully &ldquo;fine,&rdquo; as doctors told ABC News), Niemeyer&rsquo;s old age has not precluded his latest project, a collaboration with sneaker mega-brand Converse.</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>