Archinect - News 2017-08-18T18:30:00-04:00 Architecture of paranoia Alexander Walter 2015-04-22T21:19:00-04:00 >2015-04-28T21:35:41-04:00 <img src="" width="620" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Since terrorism has become one of the guiding forces in urban design, the incorporation of immense fortifications into everyday streets has spawned an entire industry of defensive architecture [...] The latest developments in this rising tide of urban paranoia are on display this week at the Counter Terror Expo in west London&rsquo;s Olympia, a sprawling trade show that proudly claims to showcase &ldquo;the key terror threat areas under one roof&rdquo;. It is an enormous supermarket of neuroses [...].</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> DUNE Street Furniture System by FERPECT Collective Alexander Walter 2012-07-06T17:56:00-04:00 >2012-07-08T10:42:39-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="432" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>French design collective FERPECT has shared with us their project DUNE, winner of Forme Publique 2011, the Biennale of Street Furniture Design at the futuristic business district La D&eacute;fense near Paris. DUNE is being exhibited from March 28 until December 31 on the La D&eacute;fense square.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> The making of Chop Stick Orhan Ayyüce 2011-08-16T17:28:00-04:00 >2012-12-04T18:09:33-05:00 <img src="" width="613" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The fine craftsmen of Indiana conferencing before the chop down The yellow poplar tree hanging from the crane The tree in a horizontal position The truck is finally loaded The tree outside Anderson, Indiana, ready to roll Truck on its way to Indianapolis on narrow roads with police escort The tree at the 100 acres ready for further refinement.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Visiondivision</a>, a Swedish architecture firm from Stockholm was commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art to create an innovative concession stand for 100 Acres: The Virginia B. Fairbanks Art &amp; Nature Park.</p> <p> Our friend, Archinect contributor <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a>, is the local architect of the record for this project.</p>