Archinect - News 2016-02-06T15:54:30-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/146675479/envision-your-next-design-with-arckit-giveaway Envision your next design with Arckit + giveaway! Justine Testado 2016-01-28T12:04:00-05:00 >2016-01-29T10:17:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o5/o5wraye3ejaln9nr.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need a break from LEGOs or want to refresh your creative process for your next project? <a href="http://arckit.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arckit</a> is a choice you wouldn't want to pass up. Irish architect Damien Murtagh created the aesthetically savvy modular kit for architects, students, hobbyists, and design enthusiasts of any age to enjoy and use for their architectural modeling needs.</p><p>Arckit uses a series of reusable modular components that connect without glue(!), allowing the creation of freeform structures that can be endlessly modified.&nbsp;The system is based on modern building techniques and uses a universal sale &mdash; making it ideal for architectural projects, showcasing finished designs, or just for good ol' fun.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gi/gi8g5l966jrdek5n.jpg"></p><p>Are you in dire need of one of these kits? Archinect is giving away three Arckit sets to our lucky readers!</p><p>Read on for more about Arckit, and find out how to enter the giveaway.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yt/yt8gzsqi64p9p50a.jpg"></p><p>'You can design almost any structure with Arckit &ndash; from a room, extension, walled garden, dream home, street, high-rise tower or even replicate so...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/145579949/winners-of-the-slow-manifesto-lebbeus-woods-blog-book-giveaway Winners of the "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog" book giveaway Justine Testado 2016-01-12T14:19:00-05:00 >2016-01-12T16:19:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nv/nvrdiajcps954d7s.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In one of Archinect's latest giveaways, our readers got the chance to win&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141027725/win-slow-manifesto-lebbeus-woods-blog" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog"</a>, published by Princeton Architectural Press. The book features a selection of articles and sketches from Lebbeus Woods' blog, which is considered as his last major work before he passed away in 2012.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li>Javier, Madrid</li><li>Joe, Brooklyn</li><li>Rick, Rocklin</li><li>Ann, Philadelphia</li><li>Carlos, San Francisco</li></ul><p>Congrats to the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about "Slow Manifesto" from Archinect's interview with Woods' longtime editor, Clare Jacobson: <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/143383898/a-continuation-of-his-way-of-being-an-interview-with-the-editor-of-slow-manifesto-lebbeus-woods-blog" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"A continuation of his way of being" &ndash; an interview with the editor of "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog"</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/145515699/winners-of-the-african-modernism-book-giveaway Winners of the "African Modernism" book giveaway Justine Testado 2016-01-11T18:21:00-05:00 >2016-01-11T20:40:36-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/ll321mpno5pfuvky.jpg" width="514" height="700" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Most recently, Archinectors had the chance to win a copy of <em>African Modernism</em>. Published by Park Books, the book is a visual investigation of post-colonial nation building in Ghana, Senegal,&nbsp;C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire, Kenya, and Zambia. The book's editor, architect Manuel Herz, also&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/144431565/win-african-modernism-a-book-that-investigates-nation-building-in-five-african-countries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">took a moment with Archinect</a> to share more details about <em>African Modernism</em>.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li>Mark - Portland, OR</li><li>Claude - &nbsp;Gainesville, FL</li><li>Melanie - Dallas, TX</li></ul><p>Congrats to all the winners! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>If you're in Chicago,&nbsp;<em>African Modernism</em>'s accompanying exhibition, "Architecture of Independence", will be&nbsp;<a href="http://www.grahamfoundation.org/public_exhibitions/5407-architecture-of-independence-african-modernism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">at the Graham Foundation</a>&nbsp;starting January 28.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/144431565/win-african-modernism-a-book-that-investigates-nation-building-in-five-african-countries Win "African Modernism", a book that investigates nation building in five African countries Justine Testado 2016-01-06T14:16:00-05:00 >2016-01-27T18:45:39-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/po/po2hh8p084x5f3b7.jpg" width="514" height="700" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Several African countries gained hard-fought independence from their colonizers during the 1950s and 1960s, and one way the countries expressed their new national identities was through architecture. The book&nbsp;<em>African Modernism</em>&nbsp;delves into this relationship between architecture and the complexities of nation building, particularly in Ghana, Senegal,&nbsp;C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire, Kenya, and Zambia.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l0/l09jffvv3uahuv9k.jpg"></p><p>Edited by architect <a href="http://manuelherz.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manuel Herz</a>&nbsp;and published to accompany the Vitra Design Museum's <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/african_modernism_to_take_the_spotlight_at_vitra_design_museum_starting_feb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Architecture of Independence" exhibition</a>, the hefty 640-page book features 103 buildings with brief description texts, images, site plans, floor plans, and sections, as well as significant&nbsp;photo contributions from Iwan Baan and Alexia Webster &mdash;&nbsp;who each documented the buildings in their current state.&nbsp;The book also features essays that focus on different aspects and topics regarding post-colonial Africa, which are illustrated with images and documents. If you're in Chicago, the Architecture of Independence exhibition wil...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/141027725/win-slow-manifesto-lebbeus-woods-blog Win "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog"! Justine Testado 2015-12-16T14:12:00-05:00 >2016-01-07T12:32:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rb/rb57eohs1y3eraqk.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Lebbeus Woods' blog was the last major work of his illustrious career before he passed away in 2012. He launched it back in 2007 to chronicle his ongoing projects, openly share his ideas, and spark discussions with anyone who was interested.&nbsp;Woods published more than 300 entries by the time his blog ended in summer 2012.</p><p>To commemorate the legendary architect and preserve the memory of his final project, the book "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog" was created. &nbsp;</p><p>Thanks to the <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, Archinect is giving five copies of the newly published book to our readers!&nbsp;</p><p>Read on for more and how to enter the giveaway.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vi/via2j85n008kegf2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lo/loshokcmzi6sp5op.jpg"></p><p>Edited by Woods' longtime editor Clare Jacobson, "Slow Manifesto" features 70 of the architect's most notable articles that let readers peruse his thoughts on architectural theory, education, criticism, and politics.&nbsp;</p><p>The book features a multitude of images and Woods' iconic sketches, a foreword written by architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne, and an after...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/143376677/winners-of-the-steven-holl-monograph-giveaway Winners of the Steven Holl monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2015-12-14T18:24:00-05:00 >2015-12-14T18:24:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/vebu6j2esgumcqky.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last month, Archinectors had a chance to win <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl's new monograph</a>, published by <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>. Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the monograph features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p>The five lucky winners are:</p><ul><li>Steven - Kentucky</li><li>Paola - Illinois</li><li>Nicholas - New York</li><li>Andrew - Texas</li><li>Daniel - California</li></ul><p>Congrats to the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>In case you missed it, check out Archinect's interview with the architect himself, Steven Holl:&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/140953853/a-dance-for-architecture-a-conversation-with-steven-holl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"A Dance for Architecture": A conversation with Steven Holl</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/142844461/win-a-set-of-these-mini-the-architect-says-notebooks Win a set of these mini The Architect Says notebooks! Justine Testado 2015-12-09T12:20:00-05:00 >2015-12-09T14:57:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1r/1rk00nuo64tcrblc.jpg" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>While sketching ideas on digital tablets is increasingly the norm these days, having a pocket-sized notebook (or three) on hand has long been a trusty essential for any designer. If you're in need for more notebooks to fill, the Architect Says notebook set might be what you're looking for.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xo/xo2adyzr52lybchs.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zc/zc9kzschoqr2jrtq.jpg"></p><p>As a companion to Laura Dushkes' best-selling book <a href="https://www.papress.com/html/book.details.page.tpl?isbn=9781616890933" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"The Architect Says"</a>, these miniature notebooks feature foil-stamped words of wisdom from icons R. Buckminster Fuller, Le Corbusier, and Cesar Pelli. Each notebook consists of 64 gridded pages for drawing, planning, or jotting down notes.</p><p>Thanks to the <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, Archinect is giving away three sets of the notebooks to three of our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:</strong></p><ol><li>Follow Archinect on <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> (@archinect)</strong>&nbsp;and/or <strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinecthq/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a> (archinecthq)</strong></li><li><strong>On Twitter: </strong>Retweet <a href="https://twitter.com/archinect/status/674641381114159105" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this post</a>. Add <strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> to your tweet.<br><strong>On Instagram: </strong>"Like" <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/_FEZQ0zdjN/?taken-by=archinecthq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this photo</a>. For more chances to win, repost that same photo on your Instagram account. Include <strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> ...</li></ol> http://archinect.com/news/article/142825199/winners-of-the-30-years-of-emerging-voices-giveaway Winners of the "30 Years of Emerging Voices" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-12-07T14:27:00-05:00 >2015-12-15T23:19:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cj/cj0embwvf7jpf4el.jpg" width="514" height="638" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141899216/win-30-years-of-emerging-voices-from-the-architectural-league-of-new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest giveaway,</a> readers had a chance to win "30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance" from the Architectural League of New York and publisher Princeton Architectural Press. The book visually chronicles the first 30 cycles of the influential program.</p><p>The five lucky winners of the giveaway are:</p><ul><li>Aram G.</li><li>Carlos T.</li><li>Emily J.</li><li>Greg W.</li><li>Elizabeth C.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>Want to try your luck in another giveaway? You can still enter to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142614204/one-last-chance-to-win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">win Steven Holl's new monograph</a>!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/142614204/one-last-chance-to-win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph One last chance to win Steven Holl's new monograph! Justine Testado 2015-12-04T20:49:00-05:00 >2015-12-07T13:05:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5j/5jbcvmzjmflcfh42.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We know how much Archinectors are inspired by Steven Holl's work, so we decided to let more readers enter <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our book giveaway</a> for a chance to win his new monograph "Steven Holl", published by <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>.</p><p>Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the hardcover book features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Simply answer <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17ILjA-Z1P0Hshve_f9LFnyUHbn1ujBRSLOGjHXTCvA0/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the new deadline on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>More details about the book <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/141899216/win-30-years-of-emerging-voices-from-the-architectural-league-of-new-york Win "30 Years of Emerging Voices" from the Architectural League of New York Justine Testado 2015-12-01T12:30:00-05:00 >2015-12-01T12:55:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/43/436neq4j0uajat59.jpg" width="514" height="638" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Since its establishment in 1982, the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/53068420/the-architectural-league-of-new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a>'s Emerging Voices program continues to highlight distinctive architects and designers coming to the forefront of contemporary architectural design and research. In honor of this, the ArchLeague along with publisher <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a> released "30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance". Readers get to flip through a visual chronicle of the 250 North American design firms who won in the program's first 30 cycles.</p><p>Thanks to the Princeton Architectural Press, Archinect is giving away "30 Years of Emerging Voices" to five of our readers!</p><p><strong>HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: </strong></p><ol><li>Follow Archinect on <strong><a href="https://twitter.com/archinect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> (@archinect)</strong>&nbsp;and/or <strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinecthq/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a> (archinecthq)</strong></li><li><strong>On Twitter: </strong>Retweet <a href="https://twitter.com/archinect/status/671744954163666944" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this post</a> on your account. Add <strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> to your tweet.<br><strong>On Instagram: </strong>"Like" <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/-we6T0Tdjp/?taken-by=archinecthq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this photo</a>. For more chances to win, repost that photo on your Instagram account + include "30 Years of Emerging Voices" and&nbsp;<strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> in the caption.</li></ol><p>Five wi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph Win Steven Holl's new monograph! Justine Testado 2015-11-20T18:50:00-05:00 >2015-12-04T20:51:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i5/i58gk5vve3vr6d9n.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Steven Holl has a new monograph that any diehard fan would love to get their hands on. Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the book features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies of the monograph to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Simply answer <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17ILjA-Z1P0Hshve_f9LFnyUHbn1ujBRSLOGjHXTCvA0/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the deadline on November 25, 2015**, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p><strong>**UPDATE: The deadline has been <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142614204/one-last-chance-to-win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">extended to DECEMBER 11</a>!</strong></p><p>Read on for more about the book.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/aw/aw95kto0j25yojud.jpg"></p><p>From seasoned practitioners to first-year students, readers can gain unique insight into Steven Holl's design process, ideas, methods, and construction materials. The monograph showcases hundreds of colorful photographs of projects like the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, the St. Ignatius Chapel in Seattle, a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140754596/a-peek-into-the-now-institute-s-haiti-now-publication-giveaway-winners A peek into The Now Institute's "Haiti Now" publication + giveaway winners Justine Testado 2015-11-10T11:48:00-05:00 >2015-11-17T22:07:29-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9yh5uj1cukj5sufr.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Looking back at the Season 1 finale of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/47379/archinect-sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Sessions</a> this past summer &mdash; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132974853/now-and-then-thom-mayne-and-eui-sung-yi-on-archinect-sessions-season-finale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">featuring Thom Mayne and Eui-Sung Yi</a>, our listeners had the chance to win a copy of "Haiti Now". The book is a visual almanac of the "Haiti Now" project from the NOW Institute. Founded by Thom Mayne, the Now Institute is an urban research center at UCLA Architecture and Urban Design that applies strategic urban thinking to real-world issues.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4q/4q88csysq2z0hejk.jpg"><br><em>Photo via The NOW Institute.</em></p><p>Haiti Now is a cross-disciplinary research-driven project that is dedicated to addressing Haiti's contemporary urban issues and potential for future development as thoroughly as possible. The project began in 2011 when the Now Institute was asked to be involved in the development of Haiti, after the Institute completed a design for the Make It Right foundation and a proposed masterplan for the city of New Orleans.</p><p>"It is our hope that this book can provide a foundation of knowledge and understanding of Haiti and many issue of development to uni...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140408513/winners-of-the-archi-graphic-book-giveaway Winners of the "Archi-Graphic" book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-11-04T13:20:00-05:00 >2015-11-04T13:20:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vn/vnxsuv69piquuuns.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's latest giveaway, readers had a chance to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139619999/win-archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">win a copy</a> of "Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture". Authored by&nbsp;Frank Jacobus, an assistant professor at the&nbsp;University of Arkansas' Fay Jones School of Architecture, "Archi-Graphic" is a new book of fun architectural infographics that anyone can enjoy.</p><p>The giveaway winners are:</p><ul><li>Nic S., OR</li><li>Skyler M., CA</li><li>Gregory N., WA</li><li>Chris W., IL</li><li>Christopher F., NJ</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139619999/win-archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture Win "Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture" Justine Testado 2015-10-27T11:14:00-04:00 >2015-10-26T18:29:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g4/g459edatal6i8yp7.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Infographics make everything more fun, right? <a href="http://www.laurenceking.com/us/archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture"</a> is a new book that explores the world of architecture in a way that wouldn't be the same with words and images alone.</p><p>Authored by Frank Jacobus, an assistant professor at the&nbsp;University of Arkansas' Fay Jones School of Architecture, the 160-page book is loaded with fun infographics that make great conversation starters both architectural and non-architectural folks can enjoy.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://laurenceking.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laurence King Publishing</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies of Archi-Graphic to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:</strong> <strong>Simply fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QoZTcZwOgh-lRgu2T7xq7oY6khGB68rIFj0nWXxebis/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the deadline on October 30, 2015, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Here's a glimpse of what's inside the book:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l3/l31kkeshvk56bjdf.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h7/h7iwvtipbvclfba9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d0/d0rkj1hav2j4lyc2.jpg"></p><p>Depicted in a spectrum of colors and engaging visuals, the infographics cover a wide range of topics including: the career tracks of some of the world's most iconic architects; the number of Google hits a certain architect...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139044030/winners-of-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph-giveaway Winners of the "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2015-10-15T18:11:00-04:00 >2015-10-15T18:35:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/po/pony9nt9kawt3onx.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Earlier this month, Archinectors had <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137438360/win-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the chance</a> to win "Thomas Heatherwick: Making", the British architect's latest monograph, published by <a href="http://www.monacellipress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Monacelli Press</a>. Co-authored by Thomas Heatherwick himself, the revised and expanded version of the 2012 publication delves into the details behind 140 projects.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li>Nathan B.</li><li>Daniel S.</li><li>Marlin T.</li><li>Zach P.</li><li>Shawn S.</li></ul><p>Congrats! A big thanks to everyone who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/137438360/win-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph Win the "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" monograph! Justine Testado 2015-10-01T20:59:00-04:00 >2015-10-03T08:46:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ba/badbu7k60a6ghajd.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Thomas Heatherwick: Making" compiles over 20 years' worth of work by the acclaimed British designer and his London practice into one hefty yet sleek 640-page book. Co-authored by Thomas Heatherwick himself, the revised and expanded version of the 2012 monograph delves into the details behind 140 projects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lv/lv86hp7l4yegbdj0.jpg"></p><p>Heatherwick explains the fundamental design question each project is based on, followed by the creative and practical processes used to address the question. The book contains hundreds of images of works like the recently completed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122754938/look-inside-heatherwick-studio-s-newly-opened-learning-hub-at-ntu-singapore" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Learning Hub at the Nanyang Technological University</a> in Singapore, the sea urchin-like <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/116128341/heatherwick-studio-showcases-their-multi-disciplinary-design-skills-in-the-provocations-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UK Pavilion</a> at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, the 2012 Olympics London Bus, the hotly debatable <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/529656/garden-bridge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Garden Bridge</a>, and of course, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136279503/archinect-s-comparison-of-gorgeous-yet-pragmatic-chair-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spun Chair</a>.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://www.monacellipress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Monacelli Press</a>, Archinect is giving away "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" to five of our lucky readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1alJd7OLtO25tvq27FvEKsT_M1CjUYOPC7e6FJPwv_V4/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by end of day October 9th, 2015. Five winners will be selected. Good luck...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/136724520/last-chance-to-get-tickets-to-the-architectural-league-s-beaux-arts-ball-2015-threshold-giveaway-winners-announced Last chance to get tickets to the Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: THRESHOLD + Giveaway winners announced! Justine Testado 2015-09-16T21:00:00-04:00 >2015-09-16T21:28:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xp/xp9wperv322nx87l.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Time is running out to get tickets to <a href="http://archleague.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Architectural League of New York</a>'s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135827527/the-architectural-league-announces-the-beaux-arts-ball-2015-threshold" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold</a>, happening at the Knockdown Center in Queens this Friday, September 18. Co-chaired by&nbsp;Vishaan Chakrabarti of <a href="http://www.shoparc.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a> and Maria Alataris this year, the "Threshold" theme gives a hats off to the start of another cultural year for the League and the wider New York design community.</p><p>Guests get to spend an evening with fellow architects, designers, and artists for a night of fun, all while helping support the League's programs.</p><p>You can purchase tickets for $100 <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&amp;eventId=6148725" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136356710/win-2-tickets-to-the-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2015-threshold-on-september-18-in-ny" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest giveaway</a>, two of our readers each won a free pair of tickets to the 2015 Beaux Arts Ball. They are:</p><ul><li><strong>Andrew D.</strong></li><li><strong>Jacqueline L.</strong></li></ul><p>Congrats, and enjoy the party! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>For further event details, visit <a href="http://archleague.org/BAB15" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">archleague.org/BAB15</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/136356710/win-2-tickets-to-the-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2015-threshold-on-september-18-in-ny Win 2 tickets to the ArchLeague's Beaux Arts Ball 2015: THRESHOLD on September 18 in NY Justine Testado 2015-09-11T14:51:00-04:00 >2015-09-14T22:06:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zp/zp38wjsgad4l4w71.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Tickets are already <a href="http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&amp;eventId=6148725" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on sale</a> for the <a href="http://archleague.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a>'s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135827527/the-architectural-league-announces-the-beaux-arts-ball-2015-threshold" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2015: Threshold</a>, happening at the Knockdown Center in Queens on Friday evening, September 18. Join fellow architects, designers, and artists in one of the most highly anticipated events for the New York design community.</p><p>If you haven't secured tickets yet, you're in luck because Archinect is giving away two pairs of tickets to two of our readers! (Two tickets per winner.)</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:</strong></p><p>Respond to the following question in the comment section below by Monday, September 14: What appeals to you most about the 2015 Beaux Arts Ball?</p><p>Only your first comment will count. Two winners will be announced on Tuesday, September 15.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/uploads/ezgif.com-resize_.gif"></p><p>Co-chaired by architects <a href="http://archinect.com/SHoP" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vishaan Chakrabarti</a> and Maria Alataris this year, the "Threshold" theme gives a hats off to the start of another cultural year for the League and the wider New York design community. It's also a play on the specific industrial history of the Knockdown Cen...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135729370/winners-of-the-drawing-from-practice-book-giveaway Winners of the "Drawing from Practice" book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-09-02T14:32:00-04:00 >2015-09-02T14:32:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wd/wdp0rismx5j9lo9h.jpg" width="514" height="643" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Archinectors were keen to share their favorite architectural-drawing influences in Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130808744/win-drawing-from-practice-architects-and-the-meaning-of-freehand-by-j-michael-welton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>,&nbsp;"Drawing from Practice, Architects and the Meaning of Freehand"&nbsp;by J. Michael Welton. The 221-page book is a&nbsp;practitioner's handy reference for freehand-drawing inspiration and an adept resource to anyone who's curious about the creative processes behind some of today's most influential architects.</p><p>With many thoughtful responses, it was tough picking only five winners. They are:</p><ul><li>Adora T.</li><li>Harmony C.</li><li>Jerome S.</li><li>Zephyr A.</li><li>Steven W.</li></ul><p>Congrats to the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/130808744/win-drawing-from-practice-architects-and-the-meaning-of-freehand-by-j-michael-welton Win "Drawing from Practice, Architects and the Meaning of Freehand" by J. Michael Welton Justine Testado 2015-08-21T14:32:00-04:00 >2015-08-27T21:10:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7q/7q9fwri8mfxu4gtg.jpg" width="514" height="643" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9780415725095/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Drawing from Practice, Architects and the Meaning of Freehand"</a> by architectural writer J. Michael Welton is a practitioner's handy reference for freehand-drawing inspiration and an adept resource to anyone who's curious about the creative processes behind some of today's most influential architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8x/8x9rrbdykf3glldm.jpg"></p><p>The 221-page book includes more than 200 full-color drawings from an international range of architects. With ample research, Welton guides readers through the creative process of 26 of today's most prominent architects, from the initial sketch to the final product.</p><p>The book explores the drawings of:</p><p>Aidlin Darling Design, Alberto Alfonso, Deborah Berke, Marlon Blackwell, Peter Bohlin, Warren Byrd, Ellen Cassilly, Jim Cutler, Chad Everhart, Formwork, Phil Freelon, Michael Graves, Frank Harmon, Eric H&ouml;weler and Meejin Yoon, L&eacute;on Krier, Tom Kundig, Daniel Libeskind, Brian McKay Lyons, Richard Meier, Bill Pedersen, Suchi Reddy, Witold Rybczynski, in situ studio, Laurinda Spear, Stanley Tigerma...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134278056/winners-of-the-young-architects-16-overlay-giveaway Winners of the "Young Architects 16: Overlay" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-08-14T18:47:00-04:00 >2015-08-21T13:19:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lm/lmy14nmz6b05osap.jpg" width="514" height="726" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last month, Archinectors had a chance to win a copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129970301/win-a-copy-of-young-architects-16-overlay-from-the-architectural-league-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Young Architects 16: Overlay"</a> from the Architectural League of New York. The League's Program Director Anne Rieselbach gave some insight into the book, which delves into the six winning projects of the "Overlay"-themed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/439336/architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-and-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League Prize</a> competition <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98624299/winners-of-the-2014-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in 2014</a>. The annual Prize showcases the research processes and practices of today's emerging generation of architects.</p><p>The five winners of the giveaway are:</p><ul><li>Marc C.</li><li>Brian S.</li><li>Yida N.</li><li>Jose E.</li><li>Yelta K.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/132116336/winners-of-the-graphic-design-the-new-basics-2nd-edition-giveaway Winners of the "Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-07-17T17:56:00-04:00 >2015-07-17T17:56:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yt/ytros1b8iegg6f1k.jpg" width="514" height="580" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131346522/type-nite-is-coming-to-nyc-on-july-16-hear-from-abbott-miller-tobias-frere-jones-and-peter-mendelsund-bonus-archinect-book-giveaway" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had a chance to win the new <em>Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition </em>by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Expanding on the successful original edition, the second edition features 64 new pages including explanations on key concepts on visual language by Lupton and Phillips.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Travis B.</li><li>Misha S.</li><li>Megan U.</li><li>Dana S.</li><li>Jacqueline Y.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>If you want to test your luck once more, Archinect just launched another giveaway for the Architectural League Prize's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/129970301/win-a-copy-of-young-architects-16-overlay-from-the-architectural-league-prize" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Young Architects 16: Overlay"</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129970301/win-a-copy-of-young-architects-16-overlay-from-the-architectural-league-prize Win a copy of "Young Architects 16: Overlay" from the Architectural League Prize Justine Testado 2015-07-17T09:41:00-04:00 >2015-08-21T13:18:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gi/gi6keg3i07hkfv9r.jpg" width="514" height="726" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Since 1981, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/53068420/the-architectural-league-of-new-york" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Architectural League of New York</a> has showcased the latest emerging design talent in the annual <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/439336/architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-and-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League Prize</a>. Every year, the Architectural League selects three previous winners for the League Prize committee, who are tasked to develop the competition theme that engages certain aspects of architectural form and practice that are most relevant to their fellow young practitioners.</p><p>The 2014 edition took an intrinsic approach with the theme <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98624299/winners-of-the-2014-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Overlay"</a>, which had entrants contemplate how the interactive, incremental processes inform and direct their work. Participants examined their own creative processes and presented how their developed techniques are activated over time with additional layers of meaning as they further explore architectural concepts.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sf/sf17ndnqg4antu01.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k2/k2esh13p511ej5o7.jpg"></p><p>Earlier this month, the Architectural League published the winning entries from this competition in <em>Young Architects 16: Overlay</em>. The book highlights six American firms: Young &amp; Ayata (Brooklyn), The LADG (Los An...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/131346522/type-nite-is-coming-to-nyc-on-july-16-hear-from-abbott-miller-tobias-frere-jones-and-peter-mendelsund-bonus-archinect-book-giveaway Type Nite is coming to NYC on July 16! Hear from Abbott Miller, Tobias-Frere Jones, and Peter Mendelsund. BONUS: Archinect Book Giveaway! Justine Testado 2015-07-08T13:34:00-04:00 >2015-07-09T12:15:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ga/gapqov9qlhetdgdf.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://type-nite.nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Type Nite</a> will be coming to New York City for the first time next Thursday, July 16 at Strand Bookstore. Established in Baltimore 11 years ago, Type Nite is a festive evening of typographic entertainment where visitors can engage face-to-face with some of today's leading graphic and typeface designers.</p><p>Read on for more details:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ae/aegt9mrbvi4h4ph6.jpg"></p><p>What could possibly go wrong? In a discussion of "Mess-Ups and Do-Overs," Tobias-Frere Jones, Peter Mendelsund, and Abbott Miller will take you inside the creative process for a look at projects that went south or turned sour. Why learn from your own mistakes when you can learn from theirs?</p><p><strong>Tobias Frere-Jones</strong> is one of the world's leading typeface designers. Book designer <strong>Peter Mendelsund</strong> is the author of <em>What We See When We Read and Cover</em>, a monograph about his design process. <strong>Abbott Miller</strong> is a partner at Pentagram and author of <em>Abbott Miller: Design and Conten</em>t, published by Princeton Architectural Press.</p><p>The conversation will be moderated by<strong> Ellen Lupton</strong>, Coo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/129967889/winners-of-the-hypernatural-book-giveaway Winners of the Hypernatural book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-06-20T17:36:00-04:00 >2015-06-24T16:27:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/se/sefuira6xiy035iq.jpg" width="514" height="625" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127528083/win-a-copy-of-hypernatural-architecture-s-new-relationship-with-nature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, readers had the chance to win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" authored by Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, <em>Hypernatural</em> highlights 42 case-study projects that demonstrate a fresh array of possible architectural applications in the evolving connection between the built and natural environments.</p><p>The five winners are:</p><ul><li>Martin L. - Toronto, Canada</li><li>Anthony S. - California</li><li>Matt W. - Florida</li><li>Lisa S. - California</li><li>Chrysi K. - New York</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to all who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/127528083/win-a-copy-of-hypernatural-architecture-s-new-relationship-with-nature Win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" Justine Testado 2015-06-05T15:31:00-04:00 >2015-06-10T19:39:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/np/np3vpfs91xeus89q.jpg" width="514" height="625" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The growing presence of biomimicry in architectural design takes the spotlight in <em>Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature</em>, authored by architecture and materials academic experts Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by <a href="http://www.papress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a>, Hypernatural highlights 42 case-study projects that demonstrate a fresh array of possible applications in the evolving relationship between the built environment and Mother Nature.</p><p>Sounds interesting? Archinect is giving away five copies of Hypernatural to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:&nbsp; <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1IsyTsZc2GEfAXkbdMmXJiuv6hki3llR2vXeSx1zImbk/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fill out this survey</a>&nbsp;by the deadline on Wednesday, June 17. Five winners will be chosen. Good luck!</strong></p><p>More book details below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjoaj78ajiy34sgh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zi/zikcn2p8rapza14m.jpg"><br><em>(Top) Echoviren; (Bottom): The Cloud</em> | <em>Photos courtesy of Princeton Architectural Press.</em></p><p>Hypernatural features a foreword by Michael Weinstock, an Introduction to the book, and an international collection of 42 case-studies. A few of the projects include the botanical <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/80376638/world-s-first-3d-printed-architectural-structure" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ech...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/128252389/winners-of-the-dwell-on-design-l-a-pass-giveaway Winners of the Dwell on Design L.A. pass giveaway Sponsor 2015-05-28T14:19:00-04:00 >2015-05-28T17:55:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/97/97e6ezbrqwl8s1ho.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127587227/win-two-3-day-passes-to-dwell-on-design-los-angeles-may-29-31" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest giveaway</a> on Archinect, <a href="http://dwell.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dwell</a> gave away two sets of 3-day passes to their Dwell on Design Los Angeles trade-show, which opens tomorrow at the Los Angeles Convention Center through Sunday, May 31.</p><p>After Archinectors commented on what they're looking forward to most in the event, the lucky winners are: marli and Justin Tien.</p><p>Congrats and enjoy the event! Thanks to those who participated.</p><p>Register or learn more about Dwell on Design L.A. <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/127587227/win-two-3-day-passes-to-dwell-on-design-los-angeles-may-29-31 Win two 3-Day Passes to Dwell on Design Los Angeles, May 29-31 Sponsor 2015-05-21T16:47:00-04:00 >2015-05-27T17:05:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i4/i49z92aa8uiv0wgf.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're excited to announce that we're giving away two sets of 3-Day Passes (4 tickets total) for the fast-approaching 2015 <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dwell on Design</a>, taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles on May 29-31. If you haven't <a href="https://www.xpressreg.net/register/dods055/start.asp?__utma=159819176.947297153.1432064828.1432064828.1432064828.1&amp;__utmb=159819176.2.10.1432064828&amp;__utmc=159819176&amp;__utmx=-&amp;__utmz=159819176.1432064828.1.1.utmcsr=%28direct%29%7Cutmccn=%28direct%29%7Cutmcmd=%28none%29&amp;__utmv=-&amp;__utmk=147675127" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">registered</a> for the event yet, why not take a shot at winning&nbsp;<strong>two</strong> free passes?</p><p>Two lucky winners will each receive two Design Trade 3-Day Passes good for the entire Dwell on Design L.A. weekend.</p><p>The Passes will grant access to all Dwell on Design <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com/program" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Programs</a>, <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com/directory/exhibitors" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Exhibitions</a>, and Onstage <a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com/directory/presenters" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Presentations</a> over Trade-Day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday including sessions presented by the Dwell Editorial team. (<a href="http://www.dwellondesign.com/schedule" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Schedule</a>)</p><p>Visitors have access to 90 onstage programs, 2,000+ innovative furnishings and products, and beautiful prefab homes and living landscapes in Dwell Outdoor. Visitors can also engage in workshops and discussions with more than 250 notable architects and designers from leading companies like Bestor Architecture, HOK, Gensler, Mia Lehrer + Associates, ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/123378584/winners-of-the-morphing-book-giveaway Winners of the MORPHING book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-03-20T21:19:00-04:00 >2015-03-20T21:19:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/306cgemd0f6o1rco.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest book giveaway</a>, we received over 100 responses for <em>MORPHING: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers</em>. Authored by <a href="http://archinect.com/designtopology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Topology Lab</a> founder Joseph Choma, <em>Morphing</em> is a pedagogical guide that can help architects, designers, students, and enthusiasts to understand in greater depth the trigonometric transformations and functions behind the digital design tools they use.</p><p>The three lucky winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Brian</strong>, Columbus</li><li><strong>Chris</strong>, New York</li><li><strong>Nicholas</strong>, Vancouver</li></ul><p>Congrats! And a great big thank you to everyone who participated.</p><p>Joseph Choma shared more details about <em>Morphing, </em>which you can read <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/122133783/win-a-copy-of-morphing-by-design-topology-lab-founder-joseph-choma Win a copy of MORPHING by Design Topology Lab founder Joseph Choma Justine Testado 2015-03-10T14:11:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T17:57:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ao/ao8sipziqbfrcvrc.jpg" width="514" height="379" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>MORPHING: A Guide to Mathematical Transformations for Architects and Designers</em> is not your high school math coursebook. Authored by <a href="http://archinect.com/designtopology" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Topology Lab</a> founder Joseph Choma, <em>Morphing</em> is a pedagogical guide that can help architects, designers, students, and whoever is interested in the topic to understand in greater depth the trigonometric transformations and functions behind the digital design tools they use.</p><p>Since its release in January by <a href="http://www.laurenceking.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laurence King Publishing</a>, <em>Morphing</em> has garnered positive reception. "I am particularly curious to see how readers of <em>Morphing</em> may identify alternative approaches to the inquiry, " Choma shared via email. "After all, <em>Morphing</em> can be seen as a guide through my own thought process into mathematics."</p><p><strong>With that said, Archinect is giving away <em>Morphing</em> to three of our readers!&nbsp;To enter the book giveaway, fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12gQrYyaYCjc75WzmW7J1fDH5RudYa7-bjHiDV-omWeA/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by Wednesday, March 18, end of day. Winners will be chosen at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Scroll down further for more insight into the book f...</p>