Archinect - News 2014-08-02T02:41:49-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/97665092/bernard-tschumi-retrospective-opens-on-april-30-at-centre-pompidou-paris Bernard Tschumi retrospective opens on April 30 at Centre Pompidou, Paris Justine Testado 2014-04-09T20:41:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T21:49:16-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1b/1b52fejhlqwzxmnw.jpg" width="514" height="729" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Book a trip to the Centre Pompidou in Paris this summer. The Centre is hosting the first major European retrospective of iconic French-Swiss architect and theorist Bernard Tschumi from April 30 to July 28, 2014. Exploring Tschumi's work from 1975 to the present, the exhibition will feature a thematic arrangement of archival documents, films, and around 350 of his never-before-seen sketches, drawings, collages, and models -- all displayed in an installation he designed himself.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"The exhibition at the Centre Pompidou &mdash; based on <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/3418/bernard-tschumi-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bernard Tschumi</a>&rsquo;s work as an architect, educator, and writer &mdash; explores the making of architecture as a series of arguments, ideas, influences, and responses to the contemporary definition of architecture today."</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7z/7z5x06y72dxqz9wy.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7f/7fsr803lf17u3kv6.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/py/py3dt71vins6mvw9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gd/gdcqtzbgw81snvci.jpg"></p><p>Get more details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bernard_tschumi_retrospective_opens_on_april_30_at_centre_pompidou_paris/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85988066/wuho-gallery-kickstarts-fund-for-the-first-deborah-sussman-retrospective WUHO Gallery Kickstarts fund for the first Deborah Sussman retrospective Justine Testado 2013-11-07T13:23:00-05:00 >2013-11-07T13:41:20-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqchp7u215nao5hc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Love Deborah Sussman? Woodbury University's <a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/wuho/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WUHO Gallery</a> in Los Angeles began the "Deborah Sussman Loves LA!" <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/193128135/deborah-sussman-loves-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> on Oct. 25 with a goal to host the first retrospective dedicated to the iconic graphic designer this December. Funding will mainly support installation of the exhibition as well as the creation of a poster and a panel discussion.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4n/4nmxt3ld061mw757.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Here's a description of the exhibition:</p> <p> "This December 2013, Woodbury University&rsquo;s WUHO Gallery will host an exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking environmental graphic design of Deborah Sussman. This will be the first retrospective of her early work, including projects completed while she was at the Eames Office up to the 1984 Olympics. This will be a month-long celebration that will include a panel discussion, gallery exhibition, and poster publication. The exhibition is curated and organized by Catherine Gudis, Barbara Bestor, Thomas Kracauer, and Shannon Starkey."</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qei02rhwpi3pqoee.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q9/q9aiw0o8ehqdeqyg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> "From her years with the Eames Studio in the 195...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79912086/richard-rogers-homeshell-built-in-24-hours-at-london-s-royal-academy Richard Rogers' Homeshell built in 24 hours at London's Royal Academy Justine Testado 2013-08-20T14:33:00-04:00 >2013-08-27T17:18:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/676i2rd9y7c0p643.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The pre-fabricated, flatpack homes of Pritzker laureate Richard Rogers are a centerpiece for his 50-year retrospective, <a href="http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/richard-rogers-ra-inside-out/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Richard Rogers: Inside Out&rdquo;</a>, currently at London's Royal Academy of Arts until Oct. 13. The homes, which are an adaptation of his <a href="http://www.richardrogers.co.uk/work/buildings/design_for_manufacture_oxley_woods/completed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2007 Oxley Woods housing development</a>,<a href="http://www.richardrogers.co.uk/work/buildings/design_for_manufacture_oxley_woods/completed" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> </a>are described as "stepping away from the traditional mud and mess of the domestic building site" and with a full list of pros: easily adaptable, lightweight, energy-efficient, low-cost, fire- and water-retardant, even earthquake and hurricane-proof, and of course, innovative -- just to name a few.</p> <p> The pieces of the 3-story technicolor Homeshell arrived at the RA last week. It was fully assembled within 24 hours, making a clear statement in the debate for the wider availability of cost- and energy-efficient, mass-production homes in Britain.&nbsp;<br><br> Watch the video below to see a time-lapse of the house's construction.<br> And <a href="http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibitions/richard-rogers-ra-inside-out/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a> for another video that gives an exclusive look into Rogers' retrospe...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79619807/a-quincy-jones-la-retrospective-at-the-hammer-museum A. Quincy Jones' LA retrospective at the Hammer Museum Justine Testado 2013-08-16T19:41:00-04:00 >2013-08-19T23:11:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kj/kjb7v54t890w0nzg.jpg" width="514" height="410" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> "A. Quincy Jones: Building for Better Living" is the LA-based architect's first major museum retrospective happening now until Sept. 8 at the Hammer Museum.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9bmi3d44yxakoiyn.jpg" title=""><br> &nbsp;</p> <p> Practicing architecture in Los Angeles from 1939 to his death in 1979, Jones -- or Quincy, as he was known -- is described as a quiet modernist who constantly emphasized the concept of "better living" and collaboration in his work. In addition to Jones' more glamorous projects for higher-status clients like actor Gary Cooper and art collectors Frances and Sidney Brody, Jones also made major contributions to middle-class housing in the post-war period.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/30/303hi5vijgbvozfq.jpg" title=""><br><br> A dedicated architecture professor at USC, Jones was just as committed to raising the housing design standards for a growing middle class by implementing cost-effective, sustainable, and inventive methods. He was also the first to see such developments as communal spaces through shared green spaces, non-grid site planning, and various home models.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nn/nnte4lpppskn4f50.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Jones is credited to ove...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/72817524/gaetano-pesce-retrospective-opens-in-nyc Gaetano Pesce retrospective opens in NYC Archinect 2013-05-09T11:28:00-04:00 >2013-05-13T19:07:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z8/z8ol8rw07z0ski8s.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Pesce hasn&rsquo;t had a comprehensive solo show in his adopted hometown since a 1999 exhibit tucked away at Columbia University&rsquo;s School of Architecture. &ldquo;He&rsquo;s a legend and a New Yorker, so that tragedy needed to be corrected,&rdquo; said Steven Learner, the creative director of the new Collective.1 Design Fair, where Pesce&rsquo;s retrospective opened today.</p></em><br /><br /><p> For more information on the Collective .1 Design Fair, <a href="http://collectivedesignfair.com/" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/72751376/richard-meier-reflects-on-his-last-50-years-with-retrospective-opening-in-italy Richard Meier Reflects on His Last 50 Years, With Retrospective Opening in Italy Richard Meier & Partners 2013-05-08T12:39:00-04:00 >2013-05-15T01:17:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d7/d7kcwje91bj89v66.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I&rsquo;m very happy to see all the works on display, and we&rsquo;re busier now than we were then. We&rsquo;re looking at things that we&rsquo;re doing in the future. I think it&rsquo;s good to be able to share so much of the work we have done that people wouldn&rsquo;t otherwise come in contact with it. The exhibitions are good in that respect. We have all this stuff. Why keep it in the office? Send it out.</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/67712081/lebbeus-woods-the-architect-who-dared-to-ask-what-if Lebbeus Woods: The Architect Who Dared to Ask ‘What If?’ Nam Henderson 2013-02-16T18:37:00-05:00 >2013-02-20T18:21:54-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h5mhgpvj20hlcgcg.jpg" width="514" height="324" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>San Francisco Project: Inhabiting the Quake, Quake City, 1995; graphite and pastel on paper; 14.5 inches by 23 inches by 0.75 inches; Collection SFMOMA.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Lewis Wallace previews the new exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/exhibitions/509" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lebbeus Woods, Architect</a>.&nbsp;While not a full retrospective of Woods&rsquo; career, the exhibit shows off three decades of his work in the form of drawings, paintings, models and sketchbooks filled with bold ideas, raw concepts and cryptic inscriptions.</p>