Archinect - News 2015-09-02T17:44:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/122503960/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-spring-15 Get Lectured: University of Virginia, Spring '15 Justine Testado 2015-03-09T13:15:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T16:01:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/60/607u7artqvhoayyt.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/543658/2015-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/336082/get-lectured" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a> is back in session! <em>Get Lectured</em> is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>The next featured poster comes from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Lectures begin at 6 p.m. in Campbell Hall, Room 153, unless noted. Below are upcoming events only.</p><p>Mar 28<br><strong>Lineages and Trajectories</strong><br>Catalyst Symposium II</p><p>Apr 6<br><strong>David Brown</strong><br>Kelly-Tukee Lecture</p><p>Apr 11<br><strong>Herman Hertzberger: The 2015 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medalist in Architecture</strong></p><p>Apr 17-19<br><strong>Arctic States Symposium</strong></p><p>Apr 20<br><strong>Chris Reed</strong></p><p>For updates and other info, visit U.Va's&nbsp;<a href="http://www.arch.virginia.edu/events?d=upcoming&amp;ts=6" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">events calendar</a> or <a href="http://www.arch.virginia.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">arch.virginia.edu</a>.</p><p><strong>Check out previous posters on the Get Lectured <a href="http://www.pinterest.com/archinect/get-lectured/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pinterest</a> page!</strong></p>... http://archinect.com/news/article/120139990/design-archives-of-jackie-kennedy-s-wexford-house-to-be-auctioned Design archives of Jackie Kennedy's Wexford House to be auctioned Justine Testado 2015-02-06T20:48:00-05:00 >2015-02-12T19:13:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cn/cnn1ozttzlx7zz6l.jpg" width="514" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Over 400 pieces that archive the construction and design of the presidential Kennedy family's Wexford House will soon be up for sale at a live auction on February 19 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts that will be hosted by Boston-based auction company RR Auction. Bidding begins February 12-18.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kz/kz4iw9pn37ip4asb.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7l/7lr4svn8hcxl585s.jpg"></p><p>The vast collection consists of three large binders and two large folders that contain oversized building plans, paperwork, photographs, magazine tearouts with Jackie's written design notes, and handwritten correspondence that covers almost all the construction and design aspects of the Wexford House -- including 10 letters that Jackie penned herself. The collection spans from 1961-64 with emphasis on 1963, the main year of construction.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uk/ukm5stv7o1rojw8e.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gc/gcb7gfqsxri746p2.jpg"></p><p>The story behind the Wexford House reads like a saccharine yet bittersweet tale of the elusive American Dream. Named by Jackie as a nod to JFK's Irish roots, the Wexford House was constructed from late 1962 and completed in the summer of 196...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/109559931/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-fall-14 Get Lectured: University of Virginia, Fall '14 Justine Testado 2014-09-22T14:14:00-04:00 >2014-09-23T12:52:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ms/msev226pw2nofxtp.jpg" width="514" height="697" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/493828/fall-2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2014</strong></a></p><p>Say hello to another edition of Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em>! As a refresher, we'll be featuring a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Our poster for Monday is from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to </em><a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>connect@archinect.com</em></a><em>.</em></p><p>Below are upcoming lectures. Unless noted, lectures begin at 6 pm in Campbell Hall, Room 153.</p><p><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p><p><em>Sept. 22</em><br>JEANNE GANG / Studio Gang - Chicago, IL.<br>HOK Lecture on Sustainable Design</p><p><em>Sept. 25</em><br>5:30 pm<br>WALLACE J. NICHOLS / Author of "Blue Mind"<br>at Javor Lecture Hall</p><p><em>Sept. 29</em><br>TO&Ntilde;O FORASTER / AV62 Arquitectos - Barcelona<br>Porter Visiting Professor Lectur</p><p><strong>OCTOBER</strong></p><p><em>Oct. 6</em><br>THE BILL LUCY SYMPOSIUM<br>"Planning for Happiness and Well Being"<br>Keynote: Emily Talen</p><p><em>Oct. 20</em><br>KATHRYN FULLER<br>Ina...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94264508/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-spring-14 Get Lectured: University of Virginia, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-02-24T13:12:00-05:00 >2014-03-11T08:55:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fb/fbt4vj7js29qmqdl.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/384806/2014-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's <em>Get Lectured</em> is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, every week we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. If you're not doing so already, be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Since we've been receiving more submissions lately, we're gonna show off posters more often &mdash; and so you can see what events are happening in architecture schools right now!<br><br>Our first poster of the week comes from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming lectures. Note each event's time and location.</p><p><strong>FEBRUARY</strong></p><p><em>Feb 27 </em><br>Clark-Howe Colloquium speaker:<strong> Lisa Grey</strong> / Principal of Gray Organschi Architecture<br>at Campbell Hall 153, 12:30pm</p><p><strong>MARCH</strong></p><p><em>March 3 </em><br>Dean&rsquo;...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83136712/get-lectured-university-of-virginia-fall-13 Get Lectured: University of Virginia Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-01T13:24:00-04:00 >2013-10-02T10:26:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pz/pze7skq3nuikmkhi.jpg" width="514" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Tuesday's featured lectures come from the University of Virginia School of Architecture.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> Listed below are Lecture events only. All events begin at <strong>6:00 pm</strong> at <strong>Campbell Hall 153</strong>. Dates, locations and times are subject to change.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 16</strong></em><br> Inaugural Lecture<br><strong>Teresa Gali-Izard</strong> / Assoc. Professor and Chair Dept. of Landscape Architecture; Principal - Arquitectura Agronomia</p> <p> <strong><em>September 23</em></strong><br> Dean's Forum Lecture<br><strong>David Gissen</strong> / Assoc. Prof, Director - Dept. of Architecture California College of the Arts<br><br><em><strong>September 27</strong></em><br> 1...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/66231340/pei-partnership-sues-national-slavery-museum-for-get-this-not-getting-paid-for-their-services Pei Partnership sues National Slavery Museum for... get this... not getting paid for their services Archinect 2013-01-25T14:12:00-05:00 >2013-01-25T19:35:07-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cz/czi9kuej1k2ee2j1.jpg" width="514" height="316" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The National Slavery Museum, which was spearheaded by former Virginia Gov. Doug Wilder, never paid Pei for the architectural work. Pei says it is owed more than $6 million, money that the firm hopes to recoup in an eventual sale of the 38 acres. The slavery museum organization now owes more than $300,000 in delinquent real estate taxes to Fredericksburg. The city has begun the lengthy legal process of selling the land at auction to recoup the back taxes.</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/17897006/5-8-earthquake-shakes-east-coast-from-virginia-to-new-york-city 5.8 Earthquake Shakes East Coast From Virginia to New York City MikeChino 2011-08-23T15:12:55-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ec/ecmz9yyr9bbxfuqz.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This morning a magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook the East Coast. The quake was felt from Virginia to Boston, even prompting the evacuation of the Pentagon and Capitol Building in Washington, and New York City Hall. Seismologists at&nbsp;Columbia University&rsquo;s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory have stated that once every 100 years, an earthquake of at least a magnitude of 5.0 rocks NYC.</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>