Archinect - News 2016-12-06T07:14:44-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149948887/anthropologist-discovers-hobo-graffiti-dating-back-almost-a-century Anthropologist discovers "hobo graffiti" dating back almost a century Nicholas Korody 2016-06-01T17:55:00-04:00 >2016-06-04T20:33:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/av/avpg8t960956bih4.jpg" width="650" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses. But when she came across an unrecognizable collection made not of spray paint but substances like grease pencil and apparently left there for a century, she was stunned. Phillips had uncovered a peculiar, almost extinct form of American hieroglyphics known as hobo graffiti, the treasure trove discovered under a nondescript, 103-year-old bridge spanning the LA River.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More on graffiti:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131021521/detroit-issues-arrest-for-vandal-shepard-fairey" target="_blank">Detroit issues arrest for "vandal" Shepard Fairey</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/105478813/new-renderings-of-what-will-replace-grafitti-art-mecca-5pointz-emerge" target="_blank">New Renderings of What Will Replace Grafitti Art Mecca 5Pointz Emerge</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149938940/giant-calligraffiti-mural-unites-community-in-cairo-slum" target="_blank">Giant "calligraffiti" mural unites community in Cairo slum</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141220311/leading-street-artists-weigh-in-on-the-gentrification-debate" target="_blank">Leading street artists weigh in on the gentrification debate</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/67467606/editor-s-picks-302 Editor's Picks #302 Nam Henderson 2013-02-13T14:44:00-05:00 >2013-02-25T21:41:05-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mu/muy7f4ru07u6sh3f.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Three Grand Prize winners and thirteen Special Mentions were released for d3's Unbuilt Visions 2012 competition. The program promotes critical debate about architecture and design by acknowledging excellence in unbuilt projects. The Grand Prize: went to The Emperor's Castle, designed by Thomas Hillier, UK. In response homme_du_jura applauded "I'm very glad to see Thomas Hillier's work recognized...A beautiful piece!"</p></em><br /><br /><p> For the latest <strong>Student Works:</strong> feature, Archinect published <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/66641892/student-works-new-horizons-iceland-expedition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">New Horizons Iceland Expedition</a>, which was a compendium of results from a trip The Bartlett School of Architecture Unit 3, wherein "<em>Twelve 2nd and 3rd year students designed, built and tested a series of shelter/surveying devices (they were told to make &ldquo;sure it fits in the check-in luggage) to research and charted varied aspects of Iceland</em>&rdquo;.<br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>News</strong></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9l/9lo0ywbn0rebtfhn.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/66712844/winners-of-the-d3-unbuilt-visions-2012-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Three Grand Prize winners and thirteen Special Mentions were released for d3's Unbuilt Visions 2012 competition. The program promotes critical debate about architecture and design by acknowledging excellence in unbuilt projects. </a>The Grand Prize: went to The Emperor's Castle, designed by Thomas Hillier, UK. In response <strong>homme_du_jura</strong> applauded "<em>I'm very glad to see Thomas Hillier's work recognized.&nbsp; He submitted this piece for another competition a few years ago and was duly recognized, even as it went a bit beyond the competition's established criteria. A beautiful p...</em></p>