Archinect - News 2014-10-21T09:59:04-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/98619449/in-memoriam-pritzker-winner-hans-hollein-dies-at-age-80 In memoriam: Pritzker winner Hans Hollein dies at age 80 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-04-24T17:34:00-04:00 >2014-04-29T01:07:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/st/st6zmdfvr0y95j60.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Austrian architect and designer Hans Hollein, a winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize whose work ranged from big museums through tiny shops to furniture and sunglasses, has died. He was 80. [...] He won the 1985 Pritzker Prize for his work, which often included touches of fancy, such as bronze-clad palm trees in a Vienna travel agency.</p></em><br /><br /><p>RIP Hans Hollein (1934 - 2014), independent architect, artist and professor.</p><p>From 1976-2002, Hollein served as a professor at the University of Applied Art in Vienna, where he was also Dean of the Architecture department. He also held professorships at Yale University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of California, Los Angeles, and Ohio State University. According to Dorothea Apovnik, a spokeswoman for Hollein's family, he died in Vienna after a long illness.</p><p>The following is a selection of Hollein's work, including his Museum f&uuml;r Moderne Kunst in Frankfurt am Main and Haas-Haus in Vienna.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vr/vrjfxm11shtymgex.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gb/gbyxfy6v10avfkkc.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ik/ik20b11wky7aor46.jpg"></p><p>Additional images of Hollein's earlier work are available <a href="http://mikasavela.tumblr.com/post/12235523367/early-and-small-by-hans-hollein" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1906872/donna-sink" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Donna Sink</a> has begun <a href="http://archinect.com/forum/thread/98609127/hans-hollein-rip" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a thread in the forum</a> honoring Hollein, discussing his life and work.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/66372426/balthazar-korab-r-i-p Balthazar Korab - R.I.P. Nam Henderson 2013-01-27T18:32:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:09:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4z/4z1udsf1wfcskiou.jpg" width="514" height="518" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I am an architect with a passion for nature&rsquo;s lessons and man&rsquo;s interventions&rdquo; was how Mr. Korab described himself in a statement on his Web site, balthazarkorab.com.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Yesterday Jan 26th, David Dunlap reported that Balthazar Korab's death had been confirmed by his wife. Mr. Korab, one of the leading architectural photographers in the period after World War II, died on Jan. 15 in Royal Oak, Mich, at age 86.&nbsp;Mr. Korab&rsquo;s archive is housed at the Library of Congress.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/31711698/remembering-mies-right-hand-man Remembering Mies' right-hand man Barry Lehrman 2011-12-21T11:41:36-05:00 >2011-12-23T12:40:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bc/bcdkank1gvwpd0wv.jpg" width="471" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mr. Summers &ldquo;was Mies&rsquo;s absolute right-hand man, always,&rdquo; said Phyllis Lambert... Asked in 1987 why he and Mies got along so well, Mr. Summers speculated that, as a Texan, he talked so slowly that Mies, a German &eacute;migr&eacute; with halting English, could understand him.</p></em><br /><br /><p> RIP Gene Summers, 'modernist', architect of McCormick Place, and Mies' lieutenant for the Seagrams Building has died. Oh, he turned down pursuing the design of the WTC and was dean of IIT among other storied accomplishments.</p> <p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/30820316/chicago-architect-gene-summers-dies" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Chicago architect Gene Summers dies</a></p> <p> also: <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gene-summers-20111221,0,1882258.story" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LAtimes</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/18593017/rod-garrett-the-urban-planner-behind-burning-man-dead-at-74 Rod Garrett, the Urban Planner Behind ‘Burning Man’, dead at 74 Archinect 2011-08-29T15:53:01-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/af/afm346fnrm2ha2fg.jpg" width="375" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Mr. Garrett died last week at 74, just short of the 25th anniversary of Burning Man&rsquo;s founding. But his handiwork will be on display to thousands as the yearly festival begins Monday. Mr. Garrett arranged the grounds, called Black Rock City, in a series of concentric semicircles. At their center is the Man, a giant effigy meant to be immolated on the last night of the weeklong gathering.</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>