Archinect - News 2016-10-22T07:44:10-04:00 Editor's Picks #456 Nam Henderson 2016-10-18T12:09:00-04:00 >2016-10-19T12:04:50-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;talked with Denise Scott Brown about <em>Learning from Las Vegas</em>. To be published as three edited parts, the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first</a> details her early biography and architectural influences.&nbsp;In <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">part 2</a> she explains the unique pedagogical methods she pioneered, alongside <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Venturi</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>"<em>I was applying urban planning pedagogy to architecture; teaching students to oscillate from analysis to synthesis in the design process, and to see their creativity as lying in both.</em>"</p><p>Part 3, TBD...</p><p>Plus, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aaron Willette</a>&nbsp;continued the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matters of Scale</a> series, highlighting the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">work of C.W. Keller + Associates</a>, an engineering and fabrication company who have worked with firms such as; Utile Architects, NADAA and Michael Maltzan Architecture.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br>R.I.P. <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bing Thom</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Prison expert Isabel Hight made the case for <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Why the design of prisons matters</a>.&nbsp;<strong>vileradius</strong> noted (for anyone interested n this subject) the "<em>folks at CLOG did a pretty great book on this awhile back (</em><em><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></em><em>/)</em>"</p><p>Reminiscing ...</p> The Once and Future Gowanus Alexander Walter 2014-02-24T14:44:00-05:00 >2014-03-03T21:00:56-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gowanus has become the most obvious touchstone for fears surrounding the rapid evolution that has overwhelmed so much of Brooklyn in recent years. It is also a test case for how democratically an area once colonized by industry might evolve into something like a modern Jane Jacobs vision. Dumbo is both a point of reference here and in one view, the representation of a nightmare outcome, given the area&rsquo;s distinction as a nexus of multimillion-dollar lofts and budding tech empires.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Previously on Archinect:</p><ul><li><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Winners</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gowanus Lowline Competition Winners</a></p></li><li><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Student Works: Wal-(medley mixed-up m&eacute;lange montage mash-up shopping) mart</a></p></li></ul> Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Exhibit Opens Tomorrow Alexander Walter 2013-05-21T14:37:00-04:00 >2013-05-22T22:33:47-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Back in February, we had published the winners of Gowanus by Design's second design and planning competition, WATER_WORKS. The intent of the competition, according to David Briggs, co-founder of Gowanus by Design, was to design a new community resource in Douglass/Greene Park that shares the site with a Combined Sewer Overflow [CSO] retention facility.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The award winners, along with other entries selected by the GbD competition committee, will be on display tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22, at the Old American Can Factory Gallery, 232 Third Street at Third Avenue in Brooklyn, NY. The event starts at 6:30PM.</p> <p> Previously: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Winners</a></p> Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Winners Alexander Walter 2013-02-13T18:09:00-05:00 >2013-05-21T14:40:43-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="406" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winning projects in three categories have been announced in Gowanus by Design's latest competition, WATER_WORKS. The brief called for solutions specific to Brooklyn's Gowanus area that simultaneously explored the role of water in recreation, quotidian uses, and in contaminated urban environments, and demonstrated how a redesigned community center and retention facility represent a more progressive view of the city's infrastructure.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gowanus by Design: WATER_WORKS Competition Exhibit Opens Tomorrow</a></p> Gowanus Lowline Competition Winners Alexander Walter 2011-08-01T17:56:17-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Six winning designs have been announced in the Gowanus Lowline: Connections competition, hosted by Gowanus by Design. [...] Gowanus Connections is GbD's inaugural international ideas competition, inviting speculation on the value of urban development of postindustrial urban lands, and the possibility of dynamic, pedestrian-oriented architecture that engages with the Gowanus Canal and the surrounding watershed.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>