Archinect - News 2016-10-24T12:16:28-04:00 Play "Arkinoid" arcade on BIG's website Julia Ingalls 2016-09-15T12:54:00-04:00 >2016-09-18T22:36:12-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="326" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In a throwback to arcade games, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bjarke Ingels</a>' firm BIG has created an Arkanoid version of their <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website called Arkinoid</a>, where you can earn points by hitting the firm's projects with a black paddle ball:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Don't think it will be easy to claim the top score, however: "Ben Devine!" is currently in the lead with 9223372036854775807 points, making one wonder about his <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">employment status</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>For more on architecturally-related games:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kids play with virtual skyscrapers in new app</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A tour of experiential magical realism games from the Triennale Game Collection</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Better than SimCity: how architects benefit from games, ft. special guest Quilian Riano on Archinect Sessions #79</a></li></ul> “En Pointe” runner-up entry by The Open Workshop + Lorena Del Rio Architects for E12 Austria, Kagran Justine Testado 2014-01-10T17:29:00-05:00 >2014-01-10T17:29:57-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="588" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After submitting "En Pointe" to the Europan 12 Austria competition, The Open Workshop + Lorena Del Rio Architects team placed as a Runner-Up in a three-way tie for the Kagran site (In other words, a "Winner" title wasn't given.) "En Pointe" uses the arcade concept and hybrid, multi-functional spaces to improve Kagran's connectivity and potentially enhance the city at an architectural and urban level.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here's a preview of their project:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="" title=""><br><br> Find out more on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.<br><br> You can also click <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see other Europan 12 entries.</p> The Grand Opening - Honorable Mention Entry, Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site Alexander Walter 2013-06-18T14:45:00-04:00 >2013-06-20T00:28:25-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Last week, we published the winning projects of the international design competition Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site. Organized by the Opportunity Detroit campaign, the competition sought after ideas for a potential signature project on the former Hudson&rsquo;s Department Store site in downtown Detroit. [...] the proposal "The Grand Opening" which won an Honorable Mention. The design team comprised Chung Whan Park, Terry Park, Jeong Jun Song, Hyuntek Yoon, and Kyung Jae Yu.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="" target="_blank">Winners of Redesigning Detroit: A New Vision for an Iconic Site</a></p>