Archinect - News 2014-10-01T02:21:52-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/95969942/grant-mudford-to-receive-2014-julius-shulman-institute-excellence-in-photography-award Grant Mudford to receive 2014 Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award Justine Testado 2014-03-18T21:51:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T20:58:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pj/pj4xhvpn7v17eq53.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Grant Mudford has been named the 2014 recipient of the Julius Shulman Institute Excellence in Photography Award. The award highlights an early or mid-career artist who embodies the legacy of architectural photographer Julius Shulman and the Institute's mission to challenge the perception of physical space.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Mudford will receive the award on April 3 at the WUHO Gallery from 6-8 pm. Accompanying the award reception will be the opening of the <em>Grant Mudford: Building</em> exhibition, running from April 3-27.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wg/wgtk4fwildrngixq.jpg"></p><p>"Since the mid-1960s, Grant Mudford has investigated the urban landscape in photographs known for their clarity, conceptual acumen and sly humor. After studying architecture at the University of New South Wales, the Australian-born artist established himself as a cogent observer of Sydney and London's social and architectural scenes. With his move to Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he found his ideal subject in a city founded on quirky details, anxious expediency and stylistic incongruence."</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/grant_mudford_to_receive_julius_shulman_institute_excellence_in_photography/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93808894/archiving-the-built-environment-in-joakim-dahlqvist-s-piminski-renderings Archiving the built environment in Joakim Dahlqvist's "Piminski" renderings Justine Testado 2014-02-18T14:59:00-05:00 >2014-02-19T14:27:21-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t4/t4ljcc7jpfv996n5.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The 3D model renderings of architect, illustrator, and digital artist <a href="http://www.piminski.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Joakim Dahlqvist</a> are a tug-o'-war between reality and imagination &mdash; a constant tension reflected in the never-ending quest for design innovation. The smartly arranged objects in Dahlqvist's 3D renderings would have one think each piece required thorough, calculated thought every step of the way. They do, to an extent.</p><p>But after I had a short phone conversation with Dahlqvist, his creative thought process seems to lean toward an experimental and intuitive side that may not be easily detected in his work.<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/78/78de4kfbnxe0ct37.jpg"></p><p>Always having an interest in collecting things and spotting interesting details in his everyday surroundings, Dahlqvist began piecing together the renderings as a "bureaucratic" exercise. The renderings were also a uniquely productive way for him to archive the items he had collected over the years.<br><br>When he was invited to exhibit his work at the <a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/wuho/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WUHO Gallery</a> in L.A., he explained that he took it as an opportunity to c...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92925122/worlds-of-cityvision-coming-to-los-angeles-this-march Worlds of Cityvision coming to Los Angeles this March Alexander Walter 2014-02-05T15:50:00-05:00 >2014-02-06T14:05:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m3/m3qd11ozhuhtzg67.jpg" width="514" height="190" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Most readers may be very familiar with Italian architecture lab Cityvision for its thought-provoking architectural ideas competitions [...]. Now Cityvision goes traveling and pitches its tent in Los Angeles this March. For the first time abroad, the exhibition Worlds of Cityvision will be on display at Woodbury University's WUHO Gallery from March 6-23.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Worlds of Cityvisions will also see the launch of the new international competition <em>Evolution: the architecture of future mankind</em>, about the future of Beijing featuring a special jury panel comprised of Sou Fujimoto, Greg Lynn, Sanford Kwinter, Eric de Broche des Combes and Ai Weiwei.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85988066/wuho-gallery-kickstarts-fund-for-the-first-deborah-sussman-retrospective WUHO Gallery Kickstarts fund for the first Deborah Sussman retrospective Justine Testado 2013-11-07T13:23:00-05:00 >2014-08-20T14:07:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wq/wqchp7u215nao5hc.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Love Deborah Sussman? Woodbury University's <a href="http://architecture.woodbury.edu/wuho/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WUHO Gallery</a> in Los Angeles began the "Deborah Sussman Loves LA!" <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/193128135/deborah-sussman-loves-los-angeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> on Oct. 25 with a goal to host the first retrospective dedicated to the iconic graphic designer this December. Funding will mainly support installation of the exhibition as well as the creation of a poster and a panel discussion.</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4n/4nmxt3ld061mw757.jpg"></p><p>Here's a description of the exhibition:</p><p>"This December 2013, Woodbury University&rsquo;s WUHO Gallery will host an exhibition dedicated to the groundbreaking environmental graphic design of Deborah Sussman. This will be the first retrospective of her early work, including projects completed while she was at the Eames Office up to the 1984 Olympics. This will be a month-long celebration that will include a panel discussion, gallery exhibition, and poster publication. The exhibition is curated and organized by Catherine Gudis, Barbara Bestor, Thomas Kracauer, and Shannon Starkey."</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qe/qei02rhwpi3pqoee.jpg"></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q9/q9aiw0o8ehqdeqyg.jpg"></p><p>"From her years with the Eames Studio in the 1950s and 1960s, her pa...</p>