Archinect - News 2014-12-19T11:04:42-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/115592953/building-a-collaborative-jig-saw-pavilion-at-the-media-and-architecture-biennale-in-aarhus Building a collaborative jig-saw pavilion at the Media and Architecture Biennale in Aarhus Justine Testado 2014-12-09T20:51:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T19:10:50-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lc/lctfdoc7igfva7x3.jpg" width="514" height="266" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Programming Natural Affect" was one of the collaborative workshops during the <a href="http://mab14.mediaarchitecture.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Media and Architecture Bienniale 2014</a> last month in Aarhus, Denmark. Organized by Anna Ulak and Philipp Rahlenbeck of <a href="http://www.openconstructs.ca/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">openconstructs</a>, the workshop focused on fusing the organic properties of nature and the built urban environment through new media and architecture.</p><p>Participants learned about combining analog and digital production methods as they worked with each other and the organizers in building a small prefabricated pavilion. At the end of the workshop, the pavilion was displayed in the Main Exhibition during the Bienniale.</p><p>Ulak shared further project details below:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zp/zp5z2msfwtwd8sod.jpg"></p><p>"Rather than trying to fully control/manage the relationship between the natural and built environment with computation (and its metaphors), this proposal sets out to augment the natural world. Thus creating artificial environments that evokes the organic. An architecture that artificially amplifies the experiences of nature that is diminish...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/111971853/get-lectured-university-of-toronto-2014-15 Get Lectured: University of Toronto, 2014-15 Justine Testado 2014-10-23T20:53:00-04:00 >2014-10-27T10:51:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/msx9qv9iwe5wm3bo.jpg" width="514" height="550" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Today's poster comes from the University of Toronto&rsquo;s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design.</p><p>Designed by <a href="http://catalogtree.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">catalogtree</a> and handfolded in The Netherlands, the Daniels' poster uses the Miura-Ori fold, a technique created by Japanese astrophysicist Koryo Miura to simulate large solar panel arrays for space satellites.</p><p><img alt="" src="http://www.bustler.net/images/uploads/Daniels-Calendar-2014-2015-Animation---version-4.gif"></p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures only. All evening lectures begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 103 at 230 College Street, unless otherwise noted.</p><p><strong>2014 </strong></p><p><em>Nov. 4</em><br>Peter Rose / Peter Rose + Partners, Boston</p><p><em>Nov. 25</em><br>Michael Wilford...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86000920/get-lectured-university-of-toronto-13-14 Get Lectured: University of Toronto '13-'14 Justine Testado 2013-11-07T17:42:00-05:00 >2013-11-07T17:54:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i9/i9j7z8eann2lzom8.jpg" width="514" height="741" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. (<strong>UPDATE:</strong> We've begun adding international schools!) Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Today's poster comes with nifty extras from the <a href="http://www.daniels.utoronto.ca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Toronto, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design</a>.</p> <p> Designed and handfolded in The Netherlands by <a href="http://catalogtree.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">catalogtree</a>, the Daniels' poster uses the Miura-Ori fold -- a technique created by Japanese astrophysicist Koryo Miura to simulate large solar panel arrays for space satellites. The school's poster from last year also includes the Miura-Ori fold and was featured on Fold Factory (<strong>video below</strong>).</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Listed b...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/37134343/architecture-school-confidential Architecture school confidential Archinect 2012-02-06T13:34:00-05:00 >2012-02-12T18:35:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/1755609fd8b30e95d707251b79e18254.jpg" width="514" height="321" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A heartbreaking tale of sleepless nights, severed fingers, and a shitload of hard work</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/22037684/tar-creek-supergrid Tar Creek Supergrid Archinect 2011-09-28T14:22:42-04:00 >2011-09-30T17:49:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/98/9876684393ee2eff4d13b60e23033e59.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For his thesis project at the University of Toronto, Clint Langevin, in collaboration with Amy Norris, proposed "repurposing abandoned mines as renewable energy infrastructure in the U.S."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Check out more of <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/19948099/clint-langevin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clint's work on his profile</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/15421216/from-the-school-blogs-summer-job-search-china-2010-march-yr-3-china-2011 From the School Blogs: Summer Job Search / China 2010 / MArch Yr 3 / China 2011 Alexander Walter 2011-08-01T15:34:00-04:00 >2011-08-01T16:42:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c0/c0p3qo202oxp0e6z.jpg" width="514" height="616" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>My last entry was in December of 2009. I suppose I never was particularly good about updating this thing, but it seems a bit ridiculous that I couldn't be bothered to post once about the many, many things that have gone on since then. My apologies. I guess I could start by saying that the world looks like a very different place than it did back in second year.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>