Archinect - News 2014-11-22T05:35:42-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/82223783/frank-harmon-faia-receives-prestigious-gold-medal-plus-four-project-awards Frank Harmon, FAIA, Receives Prestigious Gold Medal Plus Four Project Awards kimweiss 2013-09-19T18:09:00-04:00 >2013-09-23T21:14:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/frjpzaqa8sbz2no5.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em><strong>After an evening aboard the USS North Carolina, the Raleigh architect took home AIA NC&rsquo;s highest honor as well as four awards for his firm&rsquo;s completed projects.</strong></em></p> <p> September 19, 2013 (Raleigh, NC) -- After what turned out to be a very big night for his small, Raleigh-based firm, architect <a href="http://www.frankharmon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Harmon, FAIA,</a> went home with the <strong>F. Carter Williams Gold Medal</strong>, the highest honor the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NC) bestows on an architect, as well as four other prestigious awards for projects when the <a href="http://www.aianc.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects</a> (AIA NC) presented its 2013 AIA NC Design and Chapter Awards recently onboard the USS North Carolina in Wilmington.</p> <p> Named in memory of Raleigh architect F. Carter Williams, FAIA, AIA NC awards the Gold Media to an individual &ldquo;in recognition of a distinguished career or extraordinary accomplishments as an architect.&rdquo;</p> <p> In his nomination letter for Harmon, fellow architect Jeffrey Lee, FA...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/73254561/ed-mazria-announces-his-2030-palette-design-tool Ed Mazria announces his 2030 Palette design tool Andrew Michler 2013-05-16T14:35:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T18:06:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5k/5k8d913e1insuwka.jpg" width="514" height="316" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2030 Palette is an interactive online tool that puts the principles behind low-carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of architects, planners and designers worldwide. Our goal is to inform the planning and design process at the point of inspiration. By curating the best information... highly complex ideas are made intuitive and accessible. Guiding principles are presented as individual &ldquo;Swatches&rdquo;, which together make up the larger fabric of sustainable built environments.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rt/rtckfquvasngjfsw.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The site - <a href="http://www.2030palette.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.2030palette.org</a> - looks like a very useful&nbsp;resource. Could be useful for&nbsp;designers&nbsp;but even more so for client to get by in when trying "new"&nbsp;strategies.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/64969575/the-blind-design-paradox The Blind Design Paradox Anna Johnson 2013-01-07T00:33:00-05:00 >2013-01-07T00:34:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b0/b0p6t7oqb0ipfhnd.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Those outside the design industry may often wonder what makes for good architectural design. Most laypeople would say good design is aesthetically pleasing and unique, but their assessment would likely end there.</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>