Archinect - News 2014-11-24T19:53:11-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/113422684/international-architecture-star-shigeru-ban-is-a-prospect-3-no-show International architecture star Shigeru Ban is a Prospect.3 no show Alexander Walter 2014-11-11T14:40:00-05:00 >2014-11-11T14:42:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ca/caa7bbd4e87f1587319b01a17b9acf86.jpg" width="493" height="450" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Internationally renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban is one of the biggest names on the roster of New Orleans' international art festival, Prospect.3. But his exhibit at Longue Vue House and Gardens is a non-starter. [...] Unfortunately, whatever plans Ban had for presenting a structure or artwork at Prospect.3 must have fallen through, because the exhibit at Longue Vue is comprised of nothing more than a sleepy selection of miniature architectural models and photos.</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/95424608/editor-s-picks-358 Editor's Picks #358 Nam Henderson 2014-03-12T15:10:00-04:00 >2014-03-13T11:46:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7h/7hi5oej7331iw7bk.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The latest edition of <strong>Student Works:</strong> highlighted three different pop-up shops designed and built by some students at Tsinghua University in Beijing for their "<strong>Tectonic Studio</strong>". <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/92247936/student-works-tectonic-studio-from-tsinghua-university" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Constructed for under 2500 RMB (569 USD or 412 EUR), the program was to store and sell t-shirts.</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m6/m6febow68e0o3yzj.jpg"></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>arllita</strong> felt they were "<em>beautifully designed and provide an efficient solution to rolling storage! Do you know if they or something similar are available for sale and, if so, are you able to direct me?</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bn/bnrr8zlvbvv87q61.jpg"></p><p>Meanwhile, the ninth edition of <strong>Screen/Print</strong><strong>: </strong>featured: <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/94572663/screen-print-9-sean-lally-s-the-air-from-other-planets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>The Air from Other Planets: A Brief History of Architecture to Come</em></a><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/94572663/screen-print-9-sean-lally-s-the-air-from-other-planets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> &nbsp;by Sean Lally</a>.&nbsp;The featured excerpt is from the introduction where Lally proposes;</p><p>"<em>Instead of thinking of architecture as a mass of inert and ossified energy&mdash;even stone and steel were not always solid masses&mdash;standing as walls in opposition to their surroundings and carving out interior space, why not look to intensify those very energy systems we know are capable of creating microclimates and ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/94500498/a-master-model-maker A Master Model Maker Nam Henderson 2014-02-27T15:14:00-05:00 >2014-02-28T13:08:23-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ub/ub5srmwweq3zhghd.jpg" width="514" height="316" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Architectural models can cost upward of $100,000, and sometimes far more. Architects use models to realize and improve upon their designs; developers rely on them during presentations, hoping the models will convince the relevant authorities to approve their plans. For brokers, models have become a key marketing tool, used to persuade buyers to shell out millions of dollars for homes that have yet to be built.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Julie Satow profiles&nbsp;Richard Tenguerian&nbsp;who has spent the past three decades working for some of the world&rsquo;s most famous architects. Even though he&nbsp;graduated in 1984 with a degree in architecture he eventually went into business for himself, as a&nbsp;professional model maker.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81150050/model-a-short-film-exploring-the-future-of-model-building "MODEL" - a short film exploring the future of model building Archinect 2013-09-05T18:36:00-04:00 >2013-09-09T18:47:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t1/t11zmavvj1gynyxh.jpg" width="514" height="220" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A couple of years ago, I took a temp job assisting an architectural model builder. It was an intense experience - meticulously crafting delicate materials into structural works of art. I became fascinated with the craftsmanship and artistic ability that goes into this work. The advent of 3D printing - as exciting as it is - poses a problem for this art form. If a machine can spit out a 3D version of a building, is the era of model-making coming to an end?</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/78820430/what-happens-when-we-ask-writers-to-try-their-hand-at-architecture What happens when we ask writers to try their hand at architecture? anthony dong 2013-08-06T11:26:00-04:00 >2013-08-14T11:30:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vf/vfqu87lxbjvivknn.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Great architects build structures that can make us feel enclosed, liberated or suspended. They lead us through space, make us slow down, speed up or stop to contemplate. Great writers, in devising their literary structures, do exactly the same. So what happens when we ask writers to try their hand at architecture?</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>