Archinect - News 2014-10-26T01:10:27-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/84710003/editor-s-picks-338 Editor's Picks #338 Nam Henderson 2013-10-22T11:45:00-04:00 >2013-10-23T06:23:48-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qu/qukwxx1iok4bo8h1.jpg" width="514" height="774" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Michael Abrahamson currently a doctoral student in Architecture History and Theory at the University of Michigan provided a review of "Air Rights" &ndash; an exhibition by the Drone Research Lab (DRL) at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning...Responding either to the author or to projects found in the exhibition (perhaps both?), Darkman criticized "The BLDGBLOG type inquiry walks a fine line between futurism and self-indulgance"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ix/ixoy0hkgvwkmnqo0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> For the latest edition of the&nbsp;<strong>In Focus</strong> series, dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better, Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/84219613/in-focus-robin-hayes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">spoke with Stockholm-based English photographer Robin Hayes</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9x/9xsuxno8j3y6uaxf.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/3376463/michael-abrahamson" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Abrahamson</a>&nbsp;currently a doctoral student in Architecture History and Theory at the University of Michigan <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/84447208/air-rights-an-exhibit-by-drone-research-lab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">provided a review of "Air Rights"</a> &ndash; an exhibition by the Drone Research Lab (DRL) at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.&nbsp;Therein he explains "<em>The exhibit seems to argue that the site of misbehavior and appropriation is shifting from the tagged surfaces of graffiti to aberrant spatial practices of collection and documentation...The show is a mixed bag, displaying everything from a metaphoric play on US intelligence procedures to a pragmatic consumer drone kit. Notably absent is any attempt at using drones for the fabrication of habitable spaces</em>".</p> <p> Responding either to the author or to projects found in the exhibition (per...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78926701/the-nocturnal-face-of-architecture-awp-s-vers-un-climat-exhibit-opens-this-month The Nocturnal Face of Architecture: AWP's "Vers un climat" exhibit opens this month Justine Testado 2013-08-07T19:37:00-04:00 >2013-08-07T19:42:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lz/lz4462b53gnfovwu.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Cities can transform into an entirely new place once it's nighttime, sometimes to the point of disorientation that you wonder if you're still in the same city. The upcoming "Vers un climat: Building (With) The Unstable" exhibit at Cornell University presented by award-winning interdisciplinary practice AWP explores the alluring atmosphere of the urban nightscape to illustrate how structures can evolve, change, and perform as active participants in our cities.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/87/87zsi2fk582imdb0.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <br> "Vers un climat" is based on years of in-depth research by AWP founders Marc Armengaud, Matthias Armengaud, and Alessandra Cianchetta, who continuously explore how intangible elements like climate, time, and light affect architectural design.<br><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b5/b5vtqejj1ha163l2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The exhibit will showcase AWP's realized and proposed designs that convey the practice's recurring themes of impermanence, evolution, and the uncontrollable. Featured projects include The Lantern Pavilion in Norway, the Troll installation pieces, the LAM Museum sculpture park, a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/59343276/cornell-unveils-new-nyc-tech-campus-by-som-and-morphosis Cornell Unveils New NYC Tech Campus by SOM and Morphosis HotSoup 2012-10-15T11:55:00-04:00 >2012-10-27T12:43:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r4/r40glzilehs9pp3h.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Google didn&rsquo;t exist 25 years ago, Facebook didn&rsquo;t exist 25 years ago, even AOL didn&rsquo;t exist 25 years ago,&rdquo; Cornell's Andrew Winters said recently. &ldquo;The challenge is how do you create a tech campus today that is still flexible enough to grow and evolve for the next 25 years?&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Cornell unveiled its plans for a brand new 12.5-acre tech campus on Roosevelt Island today. The master plan is by SOM and Field Operations, the first academic building is by Thom Mayne and includes a giant two-acre solar array meant to help the structure achieve net-zero energy consumption.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/47857852/morphosis-to-design-first-cornellnyc-tech-building-on-roosevelt-island Morphosis to Design First CornellNYC Tech Building on Roosevelt Island DianePham 2012-05-09T12:21:00-04:00 >2012-05-09T12:58:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j5/j578nw6at34cy6z7.jpg" width="514" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects beat out some serious competition yesterday when he was awarded the honor to design the first CornellNYC Tech academic building on Roosevelt Island. The six candidates included Diller Scofidio + Renfro of High Line fame; One World Trade Center designers Skidmore, Owings &amp; Merrill (SOM), and Steven Holl Architects.</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/39670405/six-stellar-firms-tapped-for-cornell-s-nyc-tech-campus Six Stellar Firms Tapped for Cornell's NYC Tech Campus HotSoup 2012-02-28T18:12:00-05:00 >2012-02-28T18:14:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y133loxyp9y8sn3z.jpg" width="514" height="301" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The innovation offered by a new tech campus on Roosevelt Island is not limited to New York&rsquo;s technology sector but the design one, as well. Almost every bid had soaring renderings and flashy flythroughs, most notably the winning entry from Cornell. Now the upstate university has announced six of the world&rsquo;s top firms, including a few local favorites, are in the running to design the new tech campus.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Making the shortlist are SOM, OMA, Morphosis, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Steven Holl and the dark horse Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, which maybe makes sense if they're looking to mind Apple engineers.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/25046964/stanford-and-cornell-offer-novel-environmental-plans-for-n-y-c-campus Stanford and Cornell Offer Novel Environmental Plans for N.Y.C. Campus Archinect 2011-10-24T19:05:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T17:04:35-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bd/bd68d27272845a1ab06d0f3065d7a228.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If Cornell University were to win the city&rsquo;s competition to build a new science graduate school, it would install on Roosevelt Island almost four acres of solar panels, 500 geothermal wells, and buildings with the rare distinction of generating as much power as they use.</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/20449657/first-look-rem-koolhaas-architecture-for-architects-at-cornell-university First Look: Rem Koolhaas' Architecture For Architects At Cornell University Archinect 2011-09-14T20:47:00-04:00 >2012-10-02T17:04:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/045de26c9eea2216b68c1ac0de992e76.jpg" width="500" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It's not entirely finished yet, and it's been under the radar in terms of press coverage. But Rem Koolhaas' new Milstein Hall, tucked behind the Arts Quad at Cornell University, has opened for the new school year, providing much-needed studio space and meeting areas for students in Cornell University's architecture program.</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/18035337/cornell-s-milstein-hall-by-oma-opened Cornell's Milstein Hall by OMA Opened SuperKing 2011-08-24T20:01:00-04:00 >2012-09-26T18:41:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8q/8qsiadze0dn0flo0.jpg" width="514" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Architecture students cross the Arts Quad and see the new studio space in Milstein Hall for the first time. Milstein Hall, designed by the Office for Metropolitan Architecture, is the first new building for the Cornell University college of Architecture, Art, and Planning in more than 100 years.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/cornellaap/collections/72157619558116408/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">flickr</a>,<a href="http://www.aap.cornell.edu/milstein/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> timelapse</a>, previously @ <a href="http://elseplace.blogspot.com/2009/05/oma-new-architecture-school.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">elseplace</a></p>