Archinect - News 2014-09-01T04:16:12-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/105864168/one-woman-s-quest-to-design-parking-lots-people-don-t-hate One Woman's Quest to Design Parking Lots People Don't Hate Alexander Walter 2014-08-05T14:15:00-04:00 >2014-08-12T21:41:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7a/7a6eb198a752354de2c936c79e7afbb0.jpg" width="514" height="490" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This automated garage is ideal for dense urban areas, says Yoka, vice president of program development at the International Parking Institute, based in Alexandria, Virginia. A Philadelphia-area native and self-described "super parking nerd," her niche is sustainable parking, something that many people, upon first hearing the phrase, assume is a contradiction. But for a building designed to house cars, says Yoka, The Lift at Juniper Street is surprisingly green.</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/80934401/editor-s-picks-331 Editor's Picks #331 Nam Henderson 2013-09-03T12:39:00-04:00 >2013-09-03T13:34:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tz/tzfqimezn08j9dsw.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Donna Sink offered up her memories "I spent a summer living in that building. It's very lovely and graceful, though I like &lsquo;suavely-curved&rsquo; much better as a descriptor! The views are unmatched, IMO, still. Breathtaking...Back then its only drawback was that it was very removed from the activity of the city</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><br> Blair Kamin, Chicago Tribune architecture critic tweeted "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/80609319/george-schipporeit-co-architect-of-chicago-s-lake-point-tower-has-died" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">George Schipporeit, co-architect of Chicago's suavely-curving Lake Point Tower, once the world's tallest all-residential building, has died</a>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pw/pwuy7brt9k2ii6up.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink&nbsp;</a>offered up her memories "<em>I spent a summer living in that building.&nbsp; It's very lovely and graceful, though I like &lsquo;suavely-curved&rsquo; much better as a descriptor! The views are unmatched, IMO, still. Breathtaking...Back then its only drawback was that it was very removed from the activity of the city.&nbsp; It was a bleak walk for several blocks to get back into the hustle of daily life in a city.&nbsp; These days it's surrounded by smaller scale housing, retail, and the much-improved Navy Pier, yes?</em>"</p> <p> <strong>thisisnotmyname</strong>&nbsp;answered "<em>Somewhat.&nbsp; A few more adjacent sites need to fill in.&nbsp; Lake Point Tower is still one of the finest examples of residential high rise design in Chicago</em>".</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/80606902/daniel-libeskind-s-world-trade-center-change-of-heart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Over at the New Yorker Elizabeth Greenspan chatted with Daniel Libeskind and discussed the openin...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/64175160/l-a-architecture-school-is-poised-to-spread-its-wings L.A. architecture school  is poised to spread its wings Archinect 2012-12-26T01:33:00-05:00 >2012-12-26T10:31:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/65/6528e21ecdacdda621856a990413f65a.jpg" width="514" height="329" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Unlike more traditional colleges, SCI-Arc, as it is known, has no lawn or central quad to accommodate graduation ceremonies and other big events. The school uses the parking lot for such gatherings, but it lacks amenities and charm, despite remarkable views of downtown skyscrapers. Now an ambitious project is in the works to create what teachers and students believe will fill the need and become a landmark in a neighborhood that is morphing from gritty to artsy.</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>