Archinect - News 2014-07-23T16:41:46-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/87990789/win-1-000-subscription-to-create-your-website Win $1,000 subscription to create your website Sponsor 2013-12-06T15:27:00-05:00 >2013-12-06T15:43:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5o/5ooroe5ghnnuj7hg.jpg" width="514" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IM Creator</a>:</em></p> <p> <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c4/c4uwneibo2r2fl1j.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> <strong>Creating your own portfolio website</strong></p> <p> Some of you might not believe it but there are still a few architect that do not have their own website. Every small business needs a website to serve as their online business card and allow them to:</p> <ol><li> Display their portfolio</li> <li> Help potential customers find them on Google</li> <li> Communicate with customers</li> <li> Share information and grow as an industry leader.</li> </ol><p> It doesn&rsquo;t matter if you are a freelance or a small company - these days having your own website a must, especially with all the tools out there that allow you to build your own website without any knowledge of coding or design. In some of these tools you can actually get your website live in just a few minutes and</p> <p> Today we are very happy to invite you to our special Archinect-IM Creator Giveaway!</p> <p> <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IM Creator</a> is an easy to use website building tool that created special templates for architects plus many templates for anyone who...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/51182821/indians-in-gated-communities-meet-their-neighbors-online Indians in gated communities meet their neighbors online Archinect 2012-06-12T21:09:00-04:00 >2012-06-12T21:10:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/35/350fe99aff321297ec8c92335ce2b38f.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Sumit Jain has fond memories of his childhood in a small town where everybody knew everybody. But as a young man, he moved to a big city for work and began living in an apartment building. Jain said he soon missed feeling connected to a community. That sense of loss led him to create Commonfloor.com, a &ldquo;neighborhood portal&rdquo; for Indians whose lifestyles have changed with their nation&rsquo;s economic transformation but who still crave neighborhood life.</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/48790304/cooper-hewitt-launches-new-online-guide-to-design-week-nyc Cooper-Hewitt Launches New Online Guide to Design Week NYC Alexander Walter 2012-05-17T14:28:00-04:00 >2012-05-17T14:28:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w0/w0fbdyrxt9uyhnc4.jpg" width="514" height="337" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Design Week NYC is almost here, and the plethora of events going on around New York City can be quite overwhelming. But worry not, the Smithsonian&rsquo;s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has launched a new tool that will come in very handy: a mobile-ready website, designweeknyc.org, highlighting design-related events around the city during ICFF, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 19-22.</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/46610332/tilt-tables-and-google-maps-make-a-game-out-of-environments Tilt-tables and Google Maps make a game out of environments Ian Smith 2012-04-28T17:17:00-04:00 >2012-04-30T12:09:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/p4/p4wdyv8vdujhcftb.jpg" width="514" height="529" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> How much have books or film influenced your sense and recognition of place were you've never been before? And how about games, as developers push for more accurate and realistic map models? How will the ability to interface with all aspects of real-world data affect our future perception of space and&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.playmapscube.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">place</a>?</em></p> <p> Built using <a href="http://maps.google.com/help/maps/starthere/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Google's Start Here</a> technology.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/45468130/maya-lin-invites-and-challenges-visitors-to-her-website-to-help-improve-earth-s-well-being Maya Lin invites and challenges visitors to her website to help improve Earth's well-being Archinect 2012-04-18T19:46:00-04:00 >2012-04-18T19:49:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y1lzorp65zymb0u8.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ms. Lin conceived "What Is Missing?" as the fifth, and last, of her memorial projects, which began with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1982.</p></em><br /><br /><p> If you're looking for something to do on Earth Day, consider a visit to <a href="http://www.whatismissing.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.whatismissing.net</a>, the site developed by noted artist and activist Maya Lin that launches its second stage Sunday.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/18586984/from-the-school-blogs-schmancy-new-website-for-the-gsd From the School Blogs: Schmancy new website for the GSD Archinect 2011-08-29T14:36:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T19:46:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s6/s6mk695b1sohrokm.jpg" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Just a quick note to say that it looks like the GSD's new website, which has been in the works for the past few years, is live! I haven't even looked through it yet, but you can check it out here. The site is designed by Pentagram.</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/16341750/zahahadid-com-gets-a-facelift ZahaHadid.com gets a facelift Paul Petrunia 2011-08-09T15:01:55-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ns/ns6ppqm5q96hwtqp.jpg" width="514" height="315" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Zaha Hadid's <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a> just received an extreme makeover. A much needed one at that! Her previous website was a commonly-used reference in the "architects have horrible websites" argument. This new one appears to be a huge improvement based on the few minutes I've surfed around.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/13452790/postpost POSTPOST postpost 2011-07-15T11:12:35-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t5/t5ji4iyefaaenzuv.jpg" width="514" height="314" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://www.postpost.co" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Post Post</a> &nbsp;is a new online project focused on exploring the dialog of relational contexts within architectural projects and practices. By extending the lens beyond the individual scope of projects, Post Post seeks to illuminate the interwoven and complex relationships of congruous trajectories within contemporary architectural practice. Post Post looks forward to furthering this pursuit with an active community of user-submitted content.&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/2762519/openbuildings-launches-new-site-and-secures-series-a-funding-from-leading-investors OpenBuildings launches new site and secures Series A funding from leading investors Archinect 2011-04-13T14:15:59-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uw/uwx1uls1fpzuwlzq.jpg" width="514" height="380" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We're excited to share this news from our friends at OpenBuildings. Stay tuned for more upcoming exciting news about Archinect's collaborations with <a href="http://openbuildings.com/" target="_blank">OpenBuildings</a>, <a href="http://designerpages.com" target="_blank">DesignerPages</a> and <a href="http://otto-otto.com" target="_blank">Otto</a>.<br><br><a href="http://openbuildings.com" target="_blank">OpenBuildings</a>, a global archive of buildings for architecture lovers and industry professionals, today announced it has secured a $2 million Series A funding round led by BlueRun Ventures and Index Ventures.&nbsp; John Malloy of BlueRun Ventures will join the board and the funding will be used to expand the team in London, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria as well as improve the existing technology of this cross media service. OpenBuildings aims to promote the sharing of architectural knowledge and gives a platform for discourse between professionals and the general public. What I find exciting is that OpenBuildings allows people to discover buildings and then share and discuss them in a completely new way. I think this is going to really stimulate people&rsquo;s interaction with architecture.&rdquo; Adel Zakout, Co-Founder, C...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/55785/softlab_nyc-relaunches-site Softlab_nyc relaunches site Francisco David Boira 2007-04-11T10:57:00-04:00 >2012-12-10T15:39:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrnvo4pja6cwpl1z.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Are you into parametrics, fabrication and amazing animations? Then check out the recently re launched website of our friends and colleagues at <a href="http://www.softlabnyc.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Softlab</a>. Lots of work for a studio thats been running for only 2 years. Enjoy!</p>