Archinect - News 2016-12-05T11:51:32-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149973347/back-to-basics-building-primitive-architecture-using-only-primitive-tools Back to basics: building primitive architecture using only primitive tools Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-12T13:33:00-04:00 >2016-10-13T23:46:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/52/52qiq9idglxw3zud.jpg" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Of the countless DIY YouTube channels out there, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAL3JXZSzSm8AlZyD3nQdBA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Primitive Technology</a> has to be one of the most impressive. Starring an unidentified Australian protagonist&mdash;known as "Prim" by some within the channel's millions of followers&mdash;the videos document our primitive hero&nbsp;building huts, spears, a forge, and all kinds of other tools for survival using only what he finds in the bush of Northern Queensland.</p><p>Perhaps one of the most impressive projects, for the labor, time and complexity involved, is the tiled roof hut, complete with in-floor heating and an oven.&nbsp;How's that for design/build?</p><p></p><p>Despite always appearing shirtless in his videos, Prim still has a t-shirt tan, backing up the channel's <a href="https://primitivetechnology.wordpress.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">origin story</a> as a free-time hobby within a dude's otherwise modern life (although he'd like to pursue it full-time). All of his videos have millions of views, presenting one kind of project each episode, with no narration or introduction&mdash;only occasional subtitles&mdash;making them remarkable pedagogical resources fo...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75980818/yo-where-my-red-lines-at Yo, Where my red lines at? Archinect 2013-06-27T18:29:00-04:00 >2013-06-30T19:37:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfwex3ci6dz5jw0s.jpg" width="650" height="425" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Crank the A/C in the office just to stay awake, Espresso and Red Bull till I got a stomach ache. With our cotton blazers high, we have a sense of style, But to the rest of the world we just point and smile I read code books, while I'm on vacation Take pictures of, my latest creation We wear black and gray, with no logos on our threads So many sleepless nights we're like the walking dead</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/5512269/youtube-theater-by-aaron-jones YouTube Theater, by Aaron Jones Archinect 2011-05-07T11:44:54-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e2/e23zzxkp6c6m8mu0.jpg" width="650" height="435" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Aaron Jones, a M.Arch student at Cranbrook Academy of Art, sent us news of his YouTube Theater installation. Very cool.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This project is based on the assumption that the internet (WiFi) can potentially deliver entertainment and information into any place, even a neighborhood that may be overlooked or discounted.&nbsp; With the injection of this media comes the anticipation of event based scenarios, and in turn architecture.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This initial installation (Cranbrook Academy of Art) exploits the existing condition of campus WiFi and its ability to be accessed through current smartphone technology.&nbsp; The user docks their hand-held device into the theater which in turn allows one to both surf online media, and have it projected through an integration of basic a/v equipment.&nbsp; Be it Jennifer Black, Danny Brown, or The White Stripes the event runs off of your personal phone / whims.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The final destination and overall programmatic driver, a Detroit garage, exploits at least two exist...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/2649377/china-s-ghost-cities-and-malls China's Ghost Cities and Malls Quilian Riano 2011-04-12T14:18:44-04:00 >2011-04-14T21:57:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/rg/rglr4vnxx6bfle6j.jpg" width="634" height="355" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Documentary by SBS Dateline (Australian TV) about the Chinese real estate market.</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>