Archinect - News 2014-09-23T02:24:39-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/109102383/winners-of-the-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-ticket-giveaway Winners of the Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft ticket giveaway Justine Testado 2014-09-16T14:34:00-04:00 >2014-09-18T15:59:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3s/3s2qx13a3wua490y.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're excited to announce the two lucky winners who will get to attend the Architectural League of New York's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108733059/win-tickets-to-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-in-new-york-on-september-20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft</a>, happening at the historic Weylin B. Seymour's in Brooklyn, NY this Saturday!</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Brian P.</strong>, NYC</li><li><strong>George D.</strong>, NYC</li></ul><p>Congrats to you both! Hope you (and your guests) have a splendid evening at the ball. Last but not least, thanks to everyone that participated in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108733059/win-tickets-to-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-in-new-york-on-september-20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the giveaway</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/108733059/win-tickets-to-archleague-s-beaux-arts-ball-2014-craft-in-new-york-on-september-20 Win tickets to ArchLeague's Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft in New York on September 20 Justine Testado 2014-09-12T15:19:00-04:00 >2014-09-16T14:08:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/93/93uqykcwg3nmzzh3.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://archleague.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a>'s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108182106/the-arch-league-announces-2014-beaux-arts-ball-craft-co-chaired-by-tod-williams-billie-tsien" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beaux Arts Ball 2014: Craft</a> on September 20 is coming up! Tickets to the festive event are currently <a href="https://archleague.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0FA000000CUXBfMAP" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on sale</a>, but guess what: Archinect is giving away<strong> two pairs of tickets</strong> to<strong> two</strong> lucky readers! (two tickets for each winner)</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:</strong> In the comment section below, give at least one example of a building or architectural detail that exemplifies the art of "craft". <strong>Two winners will be chosen on Monday, September 15.</strong></p><p>Read on for more details...</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ed/ed5txq1u8qz7it2v.jpg"></p><p>Taking place this year at the historic Weylin B. Seymour's in Brooklyn, the ball's 2014 theme "Craft" celebrates the value of artisanship and multi-disciplinary collaboration in creating architecture. Nine architects and designers will work with <a href="http://nbnyprojects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nuit Blanche New York</a> to create digital projection interpretations that will highlight the "craft" of the interior design of Weylin B. Seymour's, which is an 1875 George B. Post and Peter B.Wight-designed former Williamsburgh Savings Bank.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kcgpjsu3hzsjo43i.jpg"></p><p>For the next two w...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107185376/and-the-book-giveaway-winners-are And the book giveaway winners are.... Archinect 2014-08-22T17:35:00-04:00 >2014-08-22T17:46:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ag/agm3nko32mqhns08.jpg" width="514" height="398" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We have some winners to announce for a couple of our recent book giveaways.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1e/1epxdxgr07ygfv0g.jpg"></p><p>A copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95359906/win-a-place-in-the-sun-green-living-and-the-solar-home" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home</a> is en route to the following lucky Archinect readers:</p><ol><li>Madelene M. in New York, NY</li><li>Zach M. in Chicago, IL</li><li>Matthew W. in Somerset, NJ</li><li>Daniel D. in Dallas, TX</li><li>Wendy A. in Reno, NV&nbsp;</li></ol><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwlzwfsn587h3ajq.jpg"></p><p>And a copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Aacute;LVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA</a> will soon be in the possession of these lucky readers:</p><ol><li>Shota B. in Los Angeles, CA</li><li>Carolynn K. in New York, NY</li><li>Brian S. in Philadelphia, PA</li><li>Alan A. in Seattle, WA</li><li>T. Joseph S. in Chicago, IL</li></ol> http://archinect.com/news/article/105962294/winners-of-the-behind-the-green-door-a-critical-look-at-sustainable-architecture-through-600-objects-book-giveaway Winners of the "Behind the Green Door - A Critical Look at Sustainable Architecture through 600 Objects" book giveaway Justine Testado 2014-08-07T13:00:00-04:00 >2014-08-07T13:01:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/et/etsckglu42rastb0.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Time to announce the winners of the Rotor + Oslo Architectural Triennale <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103269777/win-a-copy-of-behind-the-green-door-a-critical-look-at-sustainable-architecture-through-600-objects-published-by-rotor-and-the-2013-oslo-architectural-triennale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Behind the Green Door" book giveaway</a> we had last month.</p><p>Based on the acclaimed exhibition and one-year-long research of Belgian creative collective Rotor for the 2013 <a href="http://oslotriennale.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oslo Architectural Triennale</a>, <em>Behind the Green Door</em> questions the concept of sustainability, its paradoxes, and its widespread influence in architectural development and urban planning in recent decades.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Jenny V.</strong> - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Wendy L.</strong> - New York, NY</li><li><strong>Michael B</strong>. - San Antonio, TX</li><li><strong>Yaprak H</strong>. - Montreal, Canada</li><li><strong>Chuck F.</strong> - Los Angeles, CA</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>Want to enter another giveaway?<strong> </strong>Check out the <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&Agrave;lvaro Siza book giveaway</a></strong> we just launched!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa Win a copy of the reprinted “ÁLVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA” Justine Testado 2014-08-06T18:43:00-04:00 >2014-08-06T19:01:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwlzwfsn587h3ajq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The popular<em> &Aacute;LVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA</em> book tells the personal stories of renowned Portuguese architect&nbsp;&Aacute;lvaro Siza through his own collection of drawings. Upon the success of the first edition, Red Publishing recently reprinted the book -- and guess what, Archinect is now giving away five copies to our readers!</p><p><strong>To enter the book giveaway, fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dGI5aVV2WWdwYzBkVWRzRXEzOVU2V1E6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by Wednesday, August 13, end of day. Winners will be chosen at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bquxywhniwyg6268.jpg"></p><p>The book presents 53 drawings that Siza created over a period of 60 years, beginning in Porto to the end of the 1950s when he made his way into the architecture world. In an interview, Siza talks about his most significant encounters with colleagues and friends, and the lasting relationships that were established.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8s/8sw99gfhostb21g1.jpg"></p><p>Authors Raul Betti and Greta Ruffino worked with Siza himself in selecting which drawings to publish from his numerous sketchbooks and diaries. Digitally reproducing the drawings involved an in-depth study on materials and a digital ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103269777/win-a-copy-of-behind-the-green-door-a-critical-look-at-sustainable-architecture-through-600-objects-published-by-rotor-and-the-2013-oslo-architectural-triennale Win a copy of "Behind the Green Door - A Critical Look at Sustainable Architecture through 600 Objects", published by Rotor and the 2013 Oslo Architectural Triennale Justine Testado 2014-07-18T13:04:00-04:00 >2014-07-23T09:37:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ft/ft35h0xnaemfxj2e.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In need of a fresh perspective on sustainable design that goes beyond the ooh-ing and ahh-ing at all things deemed as green? The book <em>Behind the Green Door</em><em> - A Critical Look at Sustainable Architecture through 600 Objects</em> could help with that. And Archinect is giving away five copies to our readers!</p><p><strong>For a chance to win, fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dGl6aG9SdU5sUEF2RTN1QlF2QmRtR0E6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by Friday, July 25th. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hx/hxf1a7dpyy7tw9un.jpg"></p><p>The book's title says it all. Based on the acclaimed exhibition and one year-long research of Belgian creative collective Rotor for the 2013 <a href="http://oslotriennale.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oslo Architectural Triennale</a>, <em>Behind the Green Door</em> questions the concept of sustainability, its paradoxes, and its widespread influence in architectural development and urban planning in recent decades.</p><p>Six hundred supposedly sustainable objects from Rotor's exhibition -- including&nbsp;building models, samples, specialized construction tools, campaign posters, and footage of lobbyist gatherings -- are presented and contextualized in the book. In ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103798797/winner-of-adolf-loos-a-private-portrait-and-escape-home-rebuilding-a-life-after-the-anschluss Winner of "Adolf Loos: A Private Portrait" and "Escape Home: Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss" Justine Testado 2014-07-09T18:28:00-04:00 >2014-07-09T18:28:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fd6h54ut7zg10x9h.jpg" width="514" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We have our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/102652790/win-two-memoirs-from-adolf-loos-family" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">book giveaway</a> winner for&nbsp;<em>Adolf Loos, A Private Portrait </em>and&nbsp;<em>Escape Home, Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss</em>! The two memoirs were each written by family members of Austrian architect Adolf Loos.</p><p><em>Adolf Loos, A Private Portrait</em> is the first English translation of the 140-page biography written by Adolf's last wife Claire Beck Loos, who wrote it to help pay for her husband's tombstone.</p><p><em>Escape Home</em> shares the story of Vienna-born architectural designer and Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Charles Paterson, who was the nephew of Claire Loos. Charles co-wrote the family memoir with his daughter Carrie Paterson.</p><p>Our lucky winner of these two great titles is <strong>Roy P.</strong> <strong>from Los Angeles, CA</strong>. Congrats!</p><p>Thanks to everyone who participated!</p><p>More details about the books <a href="http://doppelhouse.com/books/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95359906/win-a-place-in-the-sun-green-living-and-the-solar-home Win "A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home" Justine Testado 2014-07-09T14:21:00-04:00 >2014-07-09T17:00:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9d/9dqxm8figb5qzrln.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Need some ideas for designing a solar home or to make your space a little greener? "A Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home" could be a helpful guide -- and Archinect is giving away 5 copies to our readers.</p><p>Released this past April, the 228-page hardcover book by green-living writer and advocate Stephen Snyder includes an intro by John Hix of John Hix Architect Studios, over 200 color illustrations, and 28 featured profiles on green residences.</p><p><strong>To enter this random drawing, fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dFJSR2JQMXZyWnVPd3ZLUS1keGJsa3c6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by midnight Friday, July 11.</strong>&nbsp;Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</p><p>Here's more detail into the book:<br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m7/m7gigmfal7u5b5ip.jpg"><br><br>"The book vividly demonstrates that living green does not have to mean sacrificing comfort and living with less...Snyder demonstrates that the new solar home is also the new energy-efficient home, the new geothermal home, the new rainwater-harvesting home, and even the new recycled home. This generation of sustainable residences applies earth-friendly techniques throughout&mdash;in ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/102652790/win-two-memoirs-from-adolf-loos-family Win two memoirs from Adolf Loos' family Justine Testado 2014-06-27T18:56:00-04:00 >2014-06-27T19:33:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y7/y7v6rj3sxg3g4p13.jpg" width="514" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Time for another book giveaway! We've got two great titles from <a href="http://doppelhouse.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DoppelHouse Press</a>. The first is the first English edition of<em> Adolf Loos, A Private Portrait</em> by Claire Beck Loos, who was the last wife of Austrian modern architect Adolf Loos. The 140-page biography was originally published in German in 1936 to help pay for Loos' tombstone.</p><p>The second title is <em>Escape Home, Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss</em>, a memoir about Vienna-born architectural designer and Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice Charles Paterson, who was the nephew of Claire Loos. Charles co-wrote the family memoir with his daughter Carrie Paterson.</p><p><strong>For a chance to win both titles, fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dHg1M0xIaVVoaEtVUUhDcXh1UkVjNmc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by Wednesday, July 2nd. Two winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Read on for more about each book:</p><p><strong><em>Adolf Loos, A Private Portrait</em></strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/u2/u2q3jm8sxplbyv17.jpg"></p><p>"Lively and often humorous vignettes provide 'Snapshots' of the last years of Loos&rsquo; life (1929-1933), and reveal the personality and philosophy that helped shape Modern architecture in Vienn...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95886217/winners-of-the-paul-t-frankl-autobiography-giveaway Winners of the Paul T. Frankl autobiography giveaway Justine Testado 2014-03-17T19:36:00-04:00 >2014-03-18T13:43:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/03/03e6lkv934nfnhxs.jpg" width="514" height="641" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In our next announcement of giveaway winners, Archinect picked five of our readers to receive <em>Paul T. Frankl | Autobiography</em> by Viennese architect and design writer Paul T. Frankl. Launched in the U.S. for the first time by <a href="http://doppelhouse.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DoppelHouse Press</a>, Frankl had left the manuscript to his autobiography unfinished and unpublished when he died in 1958.</p><p>Without further ado, the winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Peter E.</strong> - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Jenny V.</strong> - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Ian S</strong>. - Los Angeles, CA</li><li><strong>Joseph W</strong>. - Northridge, CA</li><li><strong>Thomas W</strong>. - New York, NY</li></ul><p>Congrats! And as always, a big thank you to all who participated.</p><p>For more info about the book, click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/94889349/win-paul-t-frankl-s-autobiography-a-chance-to-attend-the-u-s-book-launch-in-l-a" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/95882194/winners-of-the-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-giveaway Winners of the "NORMAN FOSTER In the 21st Century" giveaway Justine Testado 2014-03-17T18:13:00-04:00 >2014-03-18T17:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gs27s0x585rzftlv.jpg" width="514" height="639" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A few weeks ago, Archinect had another monograph giveaway for <a href="http://www.arquitecturaviva.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arquitectura Viva</a>'s "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93827405/win-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-from-arquitectura-viva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Norman Foster In the 21st Century</a>". The most recent and longest installment in AV's monograph series, the book features 50 works and projects by British architect Norman Foster that were developed in the 21st century.</p><p>The lucky winners who'll receive the "Norman Foster" monograph are:</p><ul><li><strong>David I.</strong> - Detroit, MI</li><li><strong>Andrew H.</strong> - Cambridge, MA</li></ul><p>Congrats, David and Andrew! Thanks to everyone that participated.<br><br>For more details about the book, click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93827405/win-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-from-arquitectura-viva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94889349/win-paul-t-frankl-s-autobiography-a-chance-to-attend-the-u-s-book-launch-in-l-a Win Paul T. Frankl's autobiography + a chance to attend the U.S. Book Launch in L.A. Justine Testado 2014-03-05T15:00:00-05:00 >2014-03-05T15:17:08-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g7/g7oikrlmi1q83t5s.jpg" width="514" height="678" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're having yet another book giveaway! Five Archinectors will win a copy of the <em>Paul T. Frankl Autobiography</em>, published by <a href="http://doppelhouse.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DoppelHouse Press</a> and edited by notable design scholar Christopher Long and Aurora McClain from the University of Texas at Austin.</p><p>On top of that, another winner and their guest will be able to attend the exclusive U.S. Book Launch reception happening this Friday, March 7 at the historic Village Green in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles. Hosted by the SoCal chapter of Docomomo/US, Professor Long and Paulette Frankl &mdash; the daughter of Paul T. Frankl&nbsp;&mdash; will feature presentations at this event. <strong>(More info in flyer below.)</strong><br><br><strong>To enter the book drawing and/or the March 7 EVENT drawing, sign up to the Archinect Weekly newsletter, then send us an email to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>, stating if you are interested in the book or the event drawing.</strong></p>#mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } /* Add your own MailChimp form style overrides in your ... http://archinect.com/news/article/93827405/win-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-from-arquitectura-viva Win "NORMAN FOSTER In the 21st Century" from Arquitectura Viva Justine Testado 2014-03-03T20:06:00-05:00 >2014-03-17T17:53:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjsrcrcdwamx7aif.jpg" width="514" height="636" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Missed our last monograph giveaway? Here's your next chance. Archinect is giving out another big-name architect's monograph: <em><strong>Norman Foster</strong> In the 21st Century</em>. The 328-page book is the longest installment from publisher <a href="http://www.arquitecturaviva.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arquitectura Viva</a>'s monograph series.</p><p><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dGFGQWg3NjRVeWhaekEybUpjdFRCYXc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a> by end of day March 7, 2014. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Keep reading for more details from AV...<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9p/9pg0juoqlbha50l5.jpg"></p><p>"Over the course of more than fifty years, the prolific oeuvre of Norman Foster has earned worldwide renown for its innovative approach and environmental commitment. The third AV monograph devoted to the British architect &mdash; after issues 38 and 78 &mdash; gathers fifty works and projects developed in the 21st century."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uh/uhciugniwj5ja8by.jpg"><br><br>"Produced in close collaboration with the architect, the monograph begins with an extensive essay in which Norman Foster takes stock of this influences, and continues with an article by Luis Fern&aacute;ndez-Galiano."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cj/cjkb7xq5k75s1j6v.jpg"><br><br>"Structured in eight thematic grou...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93513277/winners-of-the-richard-meier-monograph-giveaway Winners of the Richard Meier monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2014-02-14T18:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-14T18:50:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>That's a wrap for our <em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol 6</em> giveaway. In case you missed it, Archinectors had a chance to win a beautiful hardcover copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier's new monograph</a>.</p><p>Out of over 200 entrants, our two winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Jonathan M</strong>. - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Nathan B</strong>. - Seattle, WA</li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gv/gvkf0g90sehq030z.jpg"></p><p>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe. The book also includes a preface by Meier discussing his creative process and an intro essay by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton.</p><p>Congrats to the winners and a big thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned for another giveaway coming soon!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph Win Richard Meier's new monograph! Justine Testado 2014-02-05T19:59:00-05:00 >2014-02-05T21:30:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Here's another chance to enter an Archinect giveaway! This time we're giving out two beautiful hardcover books of <em>RICHARD MEIER ARCHITECT: Vol. 6</em>, the latest addition to the monograph series from publisher Rizzoli New York.</p><p><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br>Keep reading to learn more.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/89/8945gw0dncdbniyb.jpg"><br><br>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6lrdaemw8x915vhb.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0jtyfyi1exwhsl9.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mx/mxcra4bru92wj2tf.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3450t2kiswaa426.jpg"><br><br>The book also includes a preface by Richard Meier sharing his working methods and creative process, while an introductory essay penned by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton discusses the development and impact of Meier's work.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhvunv1fvl2g64tr.jpg"><br><br><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br><em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol. 6&nbsp;</em> will be...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90693455/winners-of-the-out-of-hand-materializing-the-postdigital-giveaway Winners of the "Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital" giveaway Sponsor 2014-01-07T18:08:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T21:58:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z4/z4evignb6jnc1day.jpg" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> If you still remember our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87931319/win-a-copy-of-out-of-hand-materializing-the-postdigital" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital</em></a> book giveaway last month, we're finally announcing the five winners!<br><br><strong>Nick C.</strong> - New Orleans, LA<br><strong>Christopher A.</strong>&nbsp; - Chicago, IL<br><strong>Martin C.</strong> - Los Angeles, CA<br><strong>Mark V. </strong>- Brooklyn, NY<br><strong>Nate O.</strong> - Iowa City, IA<br><br> Edited by <a href="http://madmuseum.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of Arts &amp; Design</a> Curator Ronald T. Labaco, "Out of Hand" has 304 pages showcasing the interdisciplinary digital fabrication works of more than 80 architects, designers, and artists including Ron Arad, Greg Lynn, Zaha Hadid, Maya Lin, and Anish Kapoor.</p> <p> "Out of Hand" is also the accompanying book for the exhibition currently at the Museum of Arts &amp; Design in New York until July 2014.<br><br> For more details on "Out of Hand", click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87931319/win-a-copy-of-out-of-hand-materializing-the-postdigital" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p> Thanks to everyone who participated!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87454586/win-a-month-subscription-to-professional-cad-bim-and-arch-viz-training-from-digital-tutors Win a Month Subscription to Professional CAD, BIM and Arch Viz Training from Digital-Tutors Sponsor 2013-12-03T17:28:00-05:00 >2013-12-03T17:28:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mk/mktacbgw5z0cjr89.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> You are a Progressive Designer. Seeking out new ways to grow your skills and push your creative limits is what you do. At <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Digital-Tutors</a>, delivering the relevant and reliable project-<br> based training you need on software and subjects, from <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/software/Revit-tutorials" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Revit</a> to <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/subject/CAD-visualization-tutorials" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arch Viz</a>, is what we do.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sq/sqb6kud6dk3oklgl.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Start growing powerful new skills and discover not just the how, but the why behind what you&rsquo;re learning from industry professionals working at renowned studios, companies and on high-profile projects. Become a more flexible and confident designer armed with professional design tips, techniques and secrets that take your work to a whole new level.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cl/clgfwftr3ep5bng9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> With thousands of videos and courses to watch anytime, you can quickly take advantage of your new knowledge after each lesson and apply your new skills to projects that get you and your work noticed.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oe/oewqis8pthnfcwdg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Expand your creative limits and strengthen your design skills by unlocking the power of industry-proven <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/subject/CAD-tutorials" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">CAD, BIM and Arch Viz tutorials</a> with one of ten one-...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87931319/win-a-copy-of-out-of-hand-materializing-the-postdigital Win a copy of "Out of Hand​: Materializing the Postdigital" Sponsor 2013-12-03T11:12:00-05:00 >2014-01-07T18:13:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fx/fxtu69xmqj9euvx3.jpg" width="514" height="351" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Giveaway time! &#8203;Five Archinectors will get their hands &#8203;on (couldn't resist the pun)&#8203; a fresh hardcover copy of "Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital."</p> <p> Released by black dog publishing in October 2013 and edited by <a href="http://madmuseum.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Museum of Arts &amp; Design</a> Curator Ronald T. Labaco, "Out of Hand" has 304 pages showcasing the interdisciplinary digital fabrication works of more than 80 architects, designers, and artists like Ron Arad, Greg Lynn, Zaha Hadid, Maya Lin, Anish Kapoor, and Marc Newson.</p> <p> "Out of Hand" is also the accompanying book for the exhibition currently at the Museum of Arts &amp; Design in New York until July 2014.</p> <p> <strong>To enter the giveaway, fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dE5rTjBXcE9IdFZVNXBrNlVaSi1GRFE6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by 3pm EST, December 13, 2013.</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ef/efl39em5jbh8qrmz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <br> Here's a further look into the book:<br> "Representing some of the most compelling creations from the past decade ranging from sculpture and furniture to fashion and transport, Out of Hand demonstrates an explosive, unprecedented scope of artistic expression ranging from sculptural fantas...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85760430/winners-of-the-discovering-architecture-book-giveaway Winners of the "Discovering Architecture" book giveaway! Justine Testado 2013-11-04T14:36:00-05:00 >2013-11-04T14:55:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wk/wk99xc6ovjscu5pi.jpg" width="514" height="679" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> To start off the new week, let's announce the winners of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83600893/win-a-copy-of-discovering-architecture-how-the-world-s-greatest-buildings-were-designed-and-built-by-philip-jodidio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Discovering Architecture book giveaway</a> we had from October.</p> <p> The winners below will each receive a hardcover copy of "Discovering Architecture: How the World's Greatest Buildings Were Designed and Built" by Philip Jodidio. Released last month by Universe Publishing, each book has 260 pages of stunning photographs, colorful illustrations, diecut overlays, and a collection of essays on each historic building's construction and the social, political, geographical, and cultural contexts of their architects.</p> <p> 1. <strong>Diego</strong> - Chicago, IL, USA<br> 2. <strong>Hannah&nbsp;</strong> - Diamond Bar, CA, USA<br> 3. <strong>Maria</strong> - Austin, TX, USA</p> <p> Congrats to the lucky Archinectors and a big thank you to everyone who participated!</p> <p> For more info and other titles from Rizzoli USA, click <a href="http://www.rizzoliusa.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> <p> Keep your eyes peeled for the next Archinect giveaway.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83600893/win-a-copy-of-discovering-architecture-how-the-world-s-greatest-buildings-were-designed-and-built-by-philip-jodidio Win a copy of "Discovering Architecture: How the World's Greatest Buildings Were Designed and Built" by Philip Jodidio Justine Testado 2013-10-09T11:06:00-04:00 >2013-10-09T11:06:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/88/8859w5na6xyjei6g.jpg" width="514" height="679" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Want to brush up on some architectural history or need an entertaining coffee-table book?&nbsp; "Discovering Architecture: How the World's Greatest Buildings Were Designed and Built" released today by Universe Publishing could be just what you need--and we're giving away three copies to three lucky Archinectors!<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5i/5iljmk5mcstlky0p.jpg" title=""><br><br> "Discovering Architecture" by Editor in Chief Philip Jodidio of French art monthly, <em>Connaissance des Arts</em>, looks deep into the histories of 50 of the world's most famous buildings over the past two millenia and the architects who designed them.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z5/z5dkmq4exuwxdcma.jpg" title=""><br><br> With 260 pages, this hardcover book offers plenty to explore: stunning photography, colorful illustrations and floorplans; die-cut overlays that focus on specific design elements; and accompanying essays on each building's construction and the social, political, geographical, and cultural contexts of their architects.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vc/vcqxuyaso0ltrmya.jpg" title=""><br><br> Starting today, simply answer this survey by <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dHJadmRVNmZvRWxWcEZNcGZ6dlBWUFE6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">clicking here</a> for a chance to win a copy. Winners will be selected at ran...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81447105/winners-for-the-moleskine-inspiration-and-process-architecture-notebook-giveaway Winners for the Moleskine® Inspiration and Process Architecture notebook giveaway Sponsor 2013-09-09T15:16:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:50:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zl/zlc5skzlkzwe3aix.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Back in July, our popular <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/78315165/win-a-moleskine-notebook-from-the-inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-collection" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moleskine&reg; notebook giveaway</a> from their <a href="http://arcnct.co/12DtyaY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inspiration and Process Architecture</a> collection received hundreds of entries in a matter of days. Without further ado, it's time to announce the winners!<br><br><strong>Gina</strong> - Minneapolis, MN USA<br><strong>Susana</strong> -&nbsp; Newark, NJ USA<br><strong>Jelena </strong>- Nis, Serbia<br><strong>Ryan</strong> - Portland OR USA<br><strong>Wilson</strong> - Los Angeles, CA USA<br><br> Each winner will get to own a Moleskine&reg; notebook featuring the hidden creative processes of notable figures like <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-wiel-arets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wiel Arets</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-cino-zucchi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cino Zucchi</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-studio-mumbai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Mumbai</a>, and <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-dominique-perrault" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Perrault</a>.<br><br> Congrats to all the winners and thank you to everyone who participated! Stay posted for our next Archinect giveaway.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81443893/winners-for-blackwood-film-productions-giveaway Winners for Blackwood Film Productions giveaway Sponsor 2013-09-09T14:21:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:50:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0o/0ok7p63fizm4yahi.jpg" width="445" height="720" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In August, we had an <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/79076236/special-documentary-giveaway-20-discount-from-michael-blackwood-productions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">exciting giveaway of five architectural documentary films </a>from <a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Blackwood Productions</a>, and now we're finally announcing the lucky winners:<br><br><strong>Brian</strong> -&nbsp; Washington DC, USA<br><strong>Patricio</strong> -&nbsp; NY, NY USA<br><strong>Cody</strong> - Los Angeles, CA USA<br><strong>Severin</strong> -&nbsp; Auckland, New Zealand<br><strong>Abdel</strong> - San Francisco, CA USA<br><br> Each winner will receive one of these titles:<br><a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/archm_zumthor.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"THE PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE: Visiting Peter Zumthor" (2012)</a><br><a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/archs_lebb.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"LEBBEUS WOODS + STEVEN HOLL: The Practice of Architecture" (2012)</a><br><a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/archs_frampton.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"KENNETH FRAMPTON: A Critical Voice" (2012)</a><br><a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/archm_ando.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"TADAO ANDO" (1988)</a><br><a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com/archs_utopia.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"BEYOND UTOPIA: Changing Attitudes in American Architecture" (1983)</a></p> <p> <br> Congratulations to all the winners! Thanks to everyone who participated. Until next time, be on the lookout for more Archinect giveaways in the future!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79076236/special-documentary-giveaway-20-discount-from-michael-blackwood-productions Special documentary giveaway + 20% discount from Michael Blackwood Productions Sponsor 2013-08-13T11:09:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:50:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6p/6pjxno0gfaysihp4.jpg" width="445" height="720" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Hey Archinectors! We're having another exciting giveaway, this time from <a href="http://www.michaelblackwoodproductions.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Blackwood Productions</a>, who is also giving a summer discount of 20% + free shipping for both institutional and individual clients until September 30.</p> <p> <em>To enter, simply fill out t<a href="http://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFB2R09IeG9mU1RKR0ZmNmhrVWVOTVE6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">his survey</a> by 11:59 PM Friday, August 30, 2013. Winners will be selected at random.</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7t/7taw0ldu77sny44k.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Michael Blackwood Productions is an independent film company founded in 1966 that has produced over 150 documentaries in the arts. They artfully document the creative individuals behind current innovations in dance, art, music, and of course architecture. Their films appear on international public TV and have become a valuable resource for educational and cultural institutions worldwide.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2z73ycg0hsp93fu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> In 1983, the company added architecture to their repertoire with "Beyond Utopia", a much-appreciated title in public TV and screenings in educational institutions. To date, they have released 44 films -- both monographs and surveys -- on architects an...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78315165/win-a-moleskine-notebook-from-the-inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-collection Win a Moleskine® notebook from the Inspiration and Process in Architecture collection! Sponsor 2013-07-31T12:37:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:55:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/im/immrkxk6vtolugsf.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The foundation of architecture lies in the creative process. And for many architects, the beginning of that process involves none other than simple pencil and paper for jotting down those ideas, notes, and sketches to inspire the next project.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vd/vdwxb4lkadk5ak1u.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <a href="http://arcnct.co/12DtyaY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inspiration and Process in Architecture</a>, published by Moleskine&reg; and curated by Francesca Serrazanetti and Matteo Schubert, is a growing collection of "notebooks" that reveal the creative process of some of the most notable figures in contemporary architecture. Each notebook contains critical essays, an interview with the architect, and a multi-media "Drawings" section that includes the architect's design materials and images taken right from their personal notebooks.</p> <p> We are excited to be giving away five Moleskine notebooks from the collection! Winners will get their hands on a notebook of <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-wiel-arets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wiel Arets</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-cino-zucchi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cino Zucchi</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>, or one of the two latest names in the collection: <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-studio-mumbai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Mumbai</a> and <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-dominique-perrault" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Perrault</a>.</p> <p> <br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l8s9pikuzwp9ntk6.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/dansohx8gh9eanz4.jpg" title=""><br><br><em>To enter, simply <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDd1NkxpaC04ejFYZXhia0hHN0Vabmc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fi...</a></em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/73104649/win-a-free-full-pass-to-the-2013-aia-national-convention-from-rethink-wood Win a FREE Full Pass to the 2013 AIA National Convention from reThink Wood Archinect 2013-05-28T15:20:00-04:00 >2013-06-10T17:26:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xg/xgnlgcqn8si4qqqj.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>reThink Wood Wants to get you into the 2013 AIA National Convention in Denver for FREE!</strong><br> reThink Wood is offering a full pass to one lucky Archinect respondent!<br><a href="http://www.aia.org/CONVENTION" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.aia.org/CONVENTION</a><br> Denver, CO | June 20-22</p> <p> <strong>Contest closes June 6, 2013</strong></p> <p> The AIA National Convention provides architects an opportunity to network, learn about growing trends and gain new resources, and <a href="http://www.rethinkwood.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reThink Wood</a>&rsquo;s attendance at the 2013 AIA National Convention offers just that. This June, reThink Wood will be on site at the AIA National Convention in Denver, Colorado providing education sessions on innovative wood design, resources for designing with wood and on-site advisors who can speak to the benefits of wood building systems and specific product applications.</p> <p> In celebration of their attendance at the architectural event of the year, <strong>reThink Wood is offering a full pass to the AIA National Convention ($860 value) to one lucky Archinect respondent!</strong></p> <p> reThink Wood events taking place at its booth (#154...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61468039/win-an-evolo-2012-skyscraper-competition-poster Win an eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition Poster Archinect 2012-11-15T19:46:00-05:00 >2012-11-16T18:26:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qb/qbi2ru59ke7aryiy.jpg" width="514" height="505" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://shop.evolo.us/product/evolo-2012-skyscraper-competition-poster" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The poster</a> showcases 620 projects (90%) submitted to the eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition.</p> <p> Size: 32" x 24"<br> Double Sided<br> ISBN: 978-1938740022<br> Limited Edition: 1000 copies</p> <p> Archinect has 5 copies to give away to our readers. To enter to win one, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFcyalpqWkxxU3Z1ZDhQdHM1ZXhuenc6MA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">just fill out this quick survey</a>. We will randomly select 5 respondents.</p> <p> <em>(Information submitted to the survey will not be shared with any 3rd party, we promise!)</em></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e3/e36whe8cv42hoks2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yc/yc06n7xobs85mskk.jpg" title=""></p>