Archinect - News 2015-11-25T07:36:51-05:00 Editor's Picks #303 Nam Henderson 2013-02-19T12:33:00-05:00 >2013-02-25T21:40:20-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> For the latest edition of the <strong>ShowCase</strong> feature, Archinect profiled <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">253 Pacific Street</a>, a project designed <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Cleary Architecture</a>. It is a newly constructed building in Brooklyn, New York containing three duplex residences.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>News</strong></p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Planetizen covered Arup&rsquo;s proposal for a "smart" building that will plug into "smart" urban infrastructure and cater to an increasingly dense and technology-savvy urban population</a>. <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fred Scharmen</a> thought the proposal featured "<em>Fantastic graphics</em>" yet <strong>toasteroven</strong> continued his criticism from last week "<em>I'm a little perplexed by this proposal - one the one hand it assembles all the ideas into one building (which should be larger city-wide infrastructure, not in a single building), but it's a little too &lsquo;plug-in city&rsquo; for me - as in verging on completely unrealistic and incredibly naive about how the city really functions</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> Apparently <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ryan Griffin</a> agreed, referring to the title of the news posting he wrote "<em>radical? maybe helpful to post in a...</em></p>