Archinect - News 2015-10-06T16:19:12-04:00 Editor's Picks #330 Nam Henderson 2013-08-27T13:16:00-04:00 >2013-08-28T08:12:34-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In the latest edition of the <strong>Student Works</strong> feature, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Building Soft takes on the L.A. River's infrastructure</a>,&nbsp;students from SWA&rsquo;s Summer Student Program presented projects such as; <em>Topo-Infrastructure for Health</em>, <em>Stairway to the Hill</em>, or <em>Performative Punk Playground</em>.</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Justine Testado</a> posted&nbsp;some information re:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the new federal courthouse, by SOM, that will be located at the corner of First St. and Broadway in Downtown LA</a>.&nbsp;In an interview with the LA Times architect Craig Hartman explained "<em>The goal for us is to not make that security visually obtrusive, so you have a sense of openness and a generosity of public spirit</em>".</p> <p> <strong>sameolddoctor</strong> quipped "<em>This is great, we are back to the late 70s</em>"&nbsp;while first-time commentator <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lesley Castle</a>&nbsp;chimed in "<em>Not a fan from the looks of this.&nbsp; Could be better</em>".</p> <p> KCRW&rsquo;s Frances Anderton spoke with Raphael Sperry, Beverly Prior and Joe Day to answer <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Should Architects Design for Solitary Confinement?</a>&nbsp;Archinector <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christine Pierron</a>&nbsp;took a principled ...</p>