Archinect - News 2016-07-28T20:24:53-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149947523/win-arquitectura-viva-s-2016-spain-yearbook-monograph Win Arquitectura Viva's 2016 Spain Yearbook monograph! Justine Testado 2016-05-31T13:18:00-04:00 >2016-06-13T21:01:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ux/uxb4iqhhwy7awntw.jpg" width="514" height="640" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://arquitecturaviva.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arquitectura Viva</a>'s 2016 Spain Yearbook is a visual throwback of the last 12 months in Spanish architecture, revisiting 24 top-notch buildings that were all completed in the country over the last year.&nbsp;Recently released by&nbsp;Arquitectura Viva &mdash; who previously published monographs on <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137280074/the-first-ever-av-monograph-on-rem-koolhaas-focuses-on-the-last-12-years" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rem Koolhaas</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93827405/win-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-from-arquitectura-viva" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Norman Foster</a>, and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/85854633/big-in-arquitectura-viva-s-monographs" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a> &mdash; the&nbsp;book &ldquo;confirms the good health of Spanish architecture&rdquo; in spite of the country's ongoing construction sector crisis, AV describes.&nbsp;</p><p>Thanks to Arquitectura Viva, Archinect is giving away two copies of the 2016 Spain Yearbook to our lucky readers! Keep reading for more about the monograph, and how to enter the giveaway.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g1/g10skusahf90jgh1.jpg"></p><p>Projects designed by both established and emerging firms&nbsp;made the cut in this year's edition, including:&nbsp;Nieto &amp; Sobejano, Josep Llu&iacute;s Mateo, Francisco Mangado, Rafael Mone,&nbsp;V&iacute;ctor L&oacute;pez Cotelo, and Carlos Ferrater. Readers can learn more about the works of young practices who are based throughout the country, like BaKpak of Sevilla, the C&aacute;ceres offic...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/143376677/winners-of-the-steven-holl-monograph-giveaway Winners of the Steven Holl monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2015-12-14T18:24:00-05:00 >2015-12-14T18:24:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ve/vebu6j2esgumcqky.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last month, Archinectors had a chance to win <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl's new monograph</a>, published by <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>. Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the monograph features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p>The five lucky winners are:</p><ul><li>Steven - Kentucky</li><li>Paola - Illinois</li><li>Nicholas - New York</li><li>Andrew - Texas</li><li>Daniel - California</li></ul><p>Congrats to the winners, and thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>In case you missed it, check out Archinect's interview with the architect himself, Steven Holl:&nbsp; <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/140953853/a-dance-for-architecture-a-conversation-with-steven-holl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"A Dance for Architecture": A conversation with Steven Holl</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/142614204/one-last-chance-to-win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph One last chance to win Steven Holl's new monograph! Justine Testado 2015-12-04T20:49:00-05:00 >2015-12-07T13:05:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5j/5jbcvmzjmflcfh42.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We know how much Archinectors are inspired by Steven Holl's work, so we decided to let more readers enter <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">our book giveaway</a> for a chance to win his new monograph "Steven Holl", published by <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>.</p><p>Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the hardcover book features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Simply answer <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17ILjA-Z1P0Hshve_f9LFnyUHbn1ujBRSLOGjHXTCvA0/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the new deadline on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>More details about the book <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140959475/win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph Win Steven Holl's new monograph! Justine Testado 2015-11-20T18:50:00-05:00 >2015-12-04T20:51:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i5/i58gk5vve3vr6d9n.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Steven Holl has a new monograph that any diehard fan would love to get their hands on. Authored by writer and architecture critic Robert McCarter &mdash; who has known and taught with Holl for more than 30 years, the book features a comprehensive analysis behind Holl's most significant built and unbuilt works, starting from 1974 to the present day.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://phaidon.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phaidon</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies of the monograph to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Simply answer <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/17ILjA-Z1P0Hshve_f9LFnyUHbn1ujBRSLOGjHXTCvA0/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the deadline on November 25, 2015**, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p><strong>**UPDATE: The deadline has been <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142614204/one-last-chance-to-win-steven-holl-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">extended to DECEMBER 11</a>!</strong></p><p>Read on for more about the book.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/aw/aw95kto0j25yojud.jpg"></p><p>From seasoned practitioners to first-year students, readers can gain unique insight into Steven Holl's design process, ideas, methods, and construction materials. The monograph showcases hundreds of colorful photographs of projects like the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, the St. Ignatius Chapel in Seattle, a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139044030/winners-of-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph-giveaway Winners of the "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2015-10-15T18:11:00-04:00 >2015-10-15T18:35:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/po/pony9nt9kawt3onx.jpg" width="514" height="686" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Earlier this month, Archinectors had <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137438360/win-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the chance</a> to win "Thomas Heatherwick: Making", the British architect's latest monograph, published by <a href="http://www.monacellipress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Monacelli Press</a>. Co-authored by Thomas Heatherwick himself, the revised and expanded version of the 2012 publication delves into the details behind 140 projects.</p><p>The winners are:</p><ul><li>Nathan B.</li><li>Daniel S.</li><li>Marlin T.</li><li>Zach P.</li><li>Shawn S.</li></ul><p>Congrats! A big thanks to everyone who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/137438360/win-the-thomas-heatherwick-making-monograph Win the "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" monograph! Justine Testado 2015-10-01T20:59:00-04:00 >2015-10-03T08:46:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ba/badbu7k60a6ghajd.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Thomas Heatherwick: Making" compiles over 20 years' worth of work by the acclaimed British designer and his London practice into one hefty yet sleek 640-page book. Co-authored by Thomas Heatherwick himself, the revised and expanded version of the 2012 monograph delves into the details behind 140 projects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lv/lv86hp7l4yegbdj0.jpg"></p><p>Heatherwick explains the fundamental design question each project is based on, followed by the creative and practical processes used to address the question. The book contains hundreds of images of works like the recently completed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/122754938/look-inside-heatherwick-studio-s-newly-opened-learning-hub-at-ntu-singapore" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Learning Hub at the Nanyang Technological University</a> in Singapore, the sea urchin-like <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/116128341/heatherwick-studio-showcases-their-multi-disciplinary-design-skills-in-the-provocations-exhibition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UK Pavilion</a> at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, the 2012 Olympics London Bus, the hotly debatable <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/529656/garden-bridge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Garden Bridge</a>, and of course, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136279503/archinect-s-comparison-of-gorgeous-yet-pragmatic-chair-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spun Chair</a>.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://www.monacellipress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Monacelli Press</a>, Archinect is giving away "Thomas Heatherwick: Making" to five of our lucky readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Fill out&nbsp;<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1alJd7OLtO25tvq27FvEKsT_M1CjUYOPC7e6FJPwv_V4/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a>&nbsp;by end of day October 9th, 2015. Five winners will be selected. Good luck...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/137280074/the-first-ever-av-monograph-on-rem-koolhaas-focuses-on-the-last-12-years The first-ever AV Monograph on Rem Koolhaas focuses on the last 12 years Nicholas Korody 2015-09-22T20:03:00-04:00 >2016-04-19T21:28:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xp/xpv4t6cqidd4x21l.jpg" width="514" height="470" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Spanish-publisher&nbsp;Arquitectura Viva just published a new monograph on Rem Koolhaas, their first-ever on the Dutch architect. Focusing on work since he won the Pritzker in 2000, the monograph includes&nbsp;an essay and twelve critical texts by Luis Fern&aacute;ndez-Galiano alongside images of some of the most notable projects by OMA / AMO over the last twelve years.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xw/xweb5f3weowf553h.jpg"></p><p>The 240 page volume is available for &euro;55, or&nbsp;&euro;28 for the digital edition. Visit AV's <a href="http://www.arquitecturaviva.com/en/Shop/Issue/List?magID=2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a> for more information.</p><p><br>Check out some of the images below:<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/my/myzp36t445lmjdsf.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xd/xdy2im3qsfwugziu.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xc/xcda4nlxi30k4k40.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/10/10nod6vmku54ahrr.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sk/skrlc5hqcvvj5qbw.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5p/5p6gll5jgr5q2m7c.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5i/5ikdiyz312busjo8.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v0/v0y039sor68e6rv8.jpg"></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93827405/win-norman-foster-in-the-21st-century-from-arquitectura-viva Win "NORMAN FOSTER In the 21st Century" from Arquitectura Viva Justine Testado 2014-03-03T20:06:00-05:00 >2014-03-17T17:53:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sj/sjsrcrcdwamx7aif.jpg" width="514" height="636" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Missed our last monograph giveaway? Here's your next chance. Archinect is giving out another big-name architect's monograph: <em><strong>Norman Foster</strong> In the 21st Century</em>. The 328-page book is the longest installment from publisher <a href="http://www.arquitecturaviva.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arquitectura Viva</a>'s monograph series.</p><p><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dGFGQWg3NjRVeWhaekEybUpjdFRCYXc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a> by end of day March 7, 2014. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Keep reading for more details from AV...<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9p/9pg0juoqlbha50l5.jpg"></p><p>"Over the course of more than fifty years, the prolific oeuvre of Norman Foster has earned worldwide renown for its innovative approach and environmental commitment. The third AV monograph devoted to the British architect &mdash; after issues 38 and 78 &mdash; gathers fifty works and projects developed in the 21st century."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uh/uhciugniwj5ja8by.jpg"><br><br>"Produced in close collaboration with the architect, the monograph begins with an extensive essay in which Norman Foster takes stock of this influences, and continues with an article by Luis Fern&aacute;ndez-Galiano."<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cj/cjkb7xq5k75s1j6v.jpg"><br><br>"Structured in eight thematic grou...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93513277/winners-of-the-richard-meier-monograph-giveaway Winners of the Richard Meier monograph giveaway Justine Testado 2014-02-14T18:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-14T18:50:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0h/0ht7l0nmwz3wnsah.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>That's a wrap for our <em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol 6</em> giveaway. In case you missed it, Archinectors had a chance to win a beautiful hardcover copy of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier's new monograph</a>.</p><p>Out of over 200 entrants, our two winners are:</p><ul><li><strong>Jonathan M</strong>. - Chicago, IL</li><li><strong>Nathan B</strong>. - Seattle, WA</li></ul><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gv/gvkf0g90sehq030z.jpg"></p><p>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe. The book also includes a preface by Meier discussing his creative process and an intro essay by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton.</p><p>Congrats to the winners and a big thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned for another giveaway coming soon!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92402548/win-richard-meier-s-new-monograph Win Richard Meier's new monograph! Justine Testado 2014-02-05T19:59:00-05:00 >2014-02-05T21:30:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/nsxmwntcwqdwhnsq.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Here's another chance to enter an Archinect giveaway! This time we're giving out two beautiful hardcover books of <em>RICHARD MEIER ARCHITECT: Vol. 6</em>, the latest addition to the monograph series from publisher Rizzoli New York.</p><p><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br>Keep reading to learn more.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/89/8945gw0dncdbniyb.jpg"><br><br>Authored by the architect himself and designed by graphic artist Massimo Vignelli, the 468-page monograph is a detailed presentation showcasing 30 of Richard Meier's civic, residential, and commercial projects from 2009 to 2013 around the globe.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6l/6lrdaemw8x915vhb.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j0/j0jtyfyi1exwhsl9.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mx/mxcra4bru92wj2tf.jpg"><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3450t2kiswaa426.jpg"><br><br>The book also includes a preface by Richard Meier sharing his working methods and creative process, while an introductory essay penned by architectural historian Kenneth Frampton discusses the development and impact of Meier's work.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bh/bhvunv1fvl2g64tr.jpg"><br><br><strong>To be eligible for this random drawing, <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dDRseXBUM1FPSmYycmM4MWtTdGpoWGc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">please fill out this survey</a>. Winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong><br><br><em>Richard Meier Architect: Vol. 6&nbsp;</em> will be...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85854633/big-in-arquitectura-viva-s-monographs BIG in Arquitectura Viva's "Monographs" Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-11-06T18:03:00-05:00 >2013-11-13T10:11:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0n/0noiqv2v9y5i1y72.jpg" width="514" height="636" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> It seems as if BIG will stop at nothing short of world domination. As the subject of Arquitectura Viva&rsquo;s 162nd monograph, the sheer volume and span of projects from Bjarke Ingels Group since its founding in 2005 is staggering. After breaking away from OMA and then his partnership with&nbsp; Julien De Smedt of PLOT to form BIG, Bjarke Ingels has consistently spewed out (mostly unbuilt) large-scale international projects, while also establishing a momentous array of icons.</p> <p> Within the Danish context, <a href="http://www.big.dk/#projects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a> is a loud firm -- in presence, perspective, and popularity. Conceptually, the projects blend Danish sensibilities of high-minded idealism and humbled, matter-of-fact rationalism with social-democratic values and no small seasoning of pomo gimmickry. A maritime museum &ldquo;docked&rdquo; in the landscape? A waste-energy treatment plant that blows smoke rings? A multi-use Chinese hotel complex, shaped like the character for &ldquo;the people&rdquo;? But in their graphical representation, through promotional mat...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83278077/gwathmey-siegel-kaufman-associates-releases-gwathmey-siegel-buildings-and-projects-2002-2012 Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman & Associates releases Gwathmey Siegel Buildings and Projects 2002-2012 SEL1251 2013-10-03T09:45:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T21:17:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xd/xd8fg3wiprjm9cdd.jpg" width="311" height="400" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>GWATHMEY SIEGEL KAUFMAN &amp; ASSOCIATES RELEASES GWATHMEY SIEGEL BUILDINGS AND PROJECTS 2002-2012</p></em><br /><br /><p> Gwathmey Siegel Kaufman &amp; Associates Architects is pleased to announce the release of Gwathmey Siegel Buildings and Projects 2002-2012, a new monograph, published by Rizzoli and edited by Group C, Inc. The new volume celebrates the firm&rsquo;s ongoing legacy as a leading force in the modernist tradition. The text is by renowned architectural critic and historian Kenneth Frampton who cites his lecture &ldquo;Gwathmey Siegel: Form and Counterform,&rdquo; which he presented at the opening of the acclaimed Yale University School of Architecture exhibition, Gwathmey Siegel: Inspiration and Transformation.</p> <p> The exquisite collection of projects highlights recent notable works including the United States Mission to the United Nations, the Yale Arts Complex, the W New York Downtown and W Hoboken Hotels, as well as a curated selection of academic buildings, signature private homes, museums and high-rise residential. The book covers the last years of work by firm co-founder, Charles Gwathmey and explores th...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79373548/mathias-klotz-the-poetics-of-boxes-exhibit-opens-next-month Mathias Klotz: "The Poetics of Boxes" exhibit opens next month Justine Testado 2013-08-13T16:25:00-04:00 >2013-08-29T23:12:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vr/vrek1a275xbd1jxj.jpg" width="514" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> "The Poetics of Boxes" is the first monographic exhibit in Europe of the work of Mathias Klotz, currently one of Chile's most acclaimed international architects. The exhibit opens on Sept. 13 at Aedes Berlin.</p> <p> The upcoming exhibit will reveal the design approaches and methods of Klotz's characteristic works, as described in the press release below.</p> <p> "<strong>The Poetics of Boxes</strong><br><strong>Mathias Klotz, Chile</strong></p> <p> Location: Aedes am Pfefferberg, Studio, Christinenstr. 18-19, 10119 Berlin<br> Exhibition dates: September 13 &ndash; October 17, 2013<br> Opening: Friday, September 13, 2013, 6:30 PM<br> Opening hours: Tue-Fri 11 AM &ndash; 6:30 PM, Sat/Sun, 1 &ndash; 5 PM</p> <p> Klotz&rsquo;s works are characterised by their structural clarity. The distinct volumes and lines of his buildings correspond with perfect conceptual rigour to the landscape. In the exhibition this cosmopolitan from the Pacific presents his approaches and working methods..."<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q4/q4hjein5w7rxtcwy.jpg" title=""><br><br> "Alongside his work as an architect for over thirty years, Mathias Klotz is also active as a ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69736583/j-p-a-and-wes-jones-is-kickstarting-a-2nd-printing-of-instramental-form J,P:A and Wes Jones is Kickstarting a 2nd printing of "Instramental Form" Archinect 2013-03-19T17:03:00-04:00 >2013-03-20T22:21:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/83/83cae1ec17b292fdc4c2ce54187c5128.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Instrumental Form is the first publication of &ldquo;Words, Buildings: Machines&rdquo; produced by Wes Jones and the office of J,P:A. ... this publication documents the work of the office and its unique ongoing engagement with technology, from the office's inception in 1993 until 1997. The original edition has been long out of print and is much sought-after. With this 2nd Edtiion J,P:A hopes to make this early work more widely available...</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e3/e3833869da5eed5b4f5b6d780b4e084d.jpg" title=""></p>