Archinect - News 2014-10-23T03:03:47-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/108567534/architecture-and-the-unspeakable-upcoming-screenings Architecture and the Unspeakable - upcoming screenings johnszot 2014-09-09T15:56:00-04:00 >2014-09-09T15:56:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mi/mi5x9bky35k94ov7.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>John Szot will be presenting the short film "Architecture and the Unspeakable" at Jai &amp; Jai Gallery in Los Angeles on September 18th at 7:00pm and at the Woodbury University School of Architecture on September 19th at 6:30pm. Both evenings will include a brief presentation of the architectural proposals illustrated in the film, followed by Q&amp;A with the director/designer.</p><p>Facebook event listings:<br>LA -&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/519983371466102" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/events/519983371466102</a>/<br>San Diego -&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/720590088014135" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://www.facebook.com/events/720590088014135</a>/</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105943780/a-preview-of-the-vis-vis-performance-series-at-materials-applications-in-los-angeles A preview of the VIS-Á-VIS performance series at Materials & Applications in Los Angeles Justine Testado 2014-08-06T15:07:00-04:00 >2014-08-06T20:08:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8r/8ruojljrnd39zr6q.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Materials &amp; Applications in Los Angeles has some fun social Saturday night events lined up for the entire month of August! The four-part VIS-&Aacute;-VIS performance series will include dance, music, a video and sound installations, and a film screening.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Starting August 9, all events will take place in the <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6112758/materials-applications" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Materials &amp; Applications</a> space at the La Cage aux Folles, a 346-piece metal pipe temporary playground installation designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/wtarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Warren Techentin Architecture</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pg/pgrtcbfoephnury3.jpg"></p><p><strong>August 9:</strong> LA Fort Presents:&nbsp;Daedelus (DJ set), Lawrence Lindell, Matt McGuire and Will Walden (StaG) - experimental + electronic music performance</p><p><strong>August 16</strong>: Tracy Abbott Szatan / IN/VISIBLE - video installation and performance</p><p><strong>August 23: </strong>bel-air / New York Memo - sound recording installation</p><p>AND Ear Cleaning Workshop with Greg Ruben, based on the teaching methodology by Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer (spaces limited)</p><p><strong>August 30</strong><strong>: </strong>Eugene Kotlyarenko presents: "Nobody Wants to Play With Me" (Werner Herzog)+rare feature film - a film screening curated by L.A. filmmaker Eugene Kotlyarenko.</p><p>Head over to <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_preview_of_the_vis-a-vis_performance_series_at_materials_applications_in_/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> to learn more about each event.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105324500/a-lost-cause-alfredo-jaar-s-a-logo-for-america-coming-to-times-square-again A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America” Coming to Times Square Again Alexander Walter 2014-07-29T14:07:00-04:00 >2014-08-04T21:56:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cd/cd5126c37fcaa7fe76d11f5412fef4f1.jpg" width="514" height="444" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>When Alfredo Jaar&rsquo;s glittering &ldquo;A Logo for America&rdquo; video first played on a Times Square billboard in 1987, it riled up New Yorkers. [...] shows the words &ldquo;This is not America&rdquo; inside the outline of the United States. &ldquo;A Logo for America&rdquo; will receive a second life this week; beginning on August 1, the video will pop up on Times Square signs and screens between 11:57 pm and 12:00 am. But this 2.0 version loses some of the video&rsquo;s original intent to reach a broad&mdash;and hopefully attentive&mdash;audience.</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/104877757/two-new-films-showcase-steven-holl-s-addition-to-the-glasgow-school-of-art Two new films showcase Steven Holl's addition to the Glasgow School of Art Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-23T19:11:00-04:00 >2014-07-28T21:58:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6q/6qwr759xupbm0ku0.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Working simultaneously from the inside out - engaging the functional needs and psychological desires of the program - and the outside in - making connections to the city campus and relating to the Mackintosh building opposite - the design embodies the school's aspirations in the city's fabric.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Just one month before a <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104807798/uk-contributes-10m-to-glasgow-school-of-art-half-for-mackintosh-restoration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">disastrous fire broke out at the Glasgow School of Art's historic Mackintosh Library</a>, a brand new addition to the campus opened up across the street. Designed by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1405/steven-holl-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl Architects</a>, the new <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/97637684/living-up-to-a-charles-rennie-mackintosh-classic" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Reid Building</a> is a modernist complement to the Mackintosh, riffing on similar themes a century apart.</p><p>In collaboration with Steven Holl Architects, filmmakers <a href="http://spiritofspace.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spirit of Space</a> produced two pieces to celebrate the Reid building's opening in April. The first film (see below) features interviews with Steven Holl and Chris McVoy (one of the partners in charge of the project), explaining the structure's symbiotic relationship to the Mackintosh, and its attention to multi-disciplinary socialization. The second film is in Spirit of Space's signature archi-documentarian style, capturing the building at all times of the day, rich with humming activity inside, while carefully capturing pivotal design details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/101246166/watch-los-angeles-s-road-network-grow-from-1888-to-2010 Watch Los Angeles's Road Network Grow, From 1888 to 2010 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-06-06T14:15:00-04:00 >2014-06-10T19:27:44-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5k/5kchg45eu1qzbx7g.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new video by doctoral student and an associate professor at Arizona State University visualizes the expansion of LA's roads, starting in 1888 and running all the way up to 2010 [...] Variations in color denote the age of the thoroughfares, with green being the oldest roads and red being newest. Watch as the map blooms with color in the fifties and the trend carries on through the eighties to the present.</p></em><br /><br /><p>"Growth of the Los Angeles Roadway Infrastructure, 1888 - &nbsp;2010", by Andrew M. Fraser and Mikhail V. Chester, Ph.D., of Arizona State University:</p><p></p><p>Compare with the following video of Los Angeles' overall growth as a city during the 20th century, from NYU's <a href="http://urbanizationproject.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Stern Urbanization Project</a>:</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100703463/animated-map-shows-america-s-love-of-shopping-malls-100-years-in-the-making Animated map shows America's love of shopping malls, 100 years in the making Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-05-30T12:56:00-04:00 >2014-06-03T23:00:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/46/46mx3sxpdu5y025c.jpg" width="514" height="346" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[The American shopping mall] has its own traceable lineage, from the earliest planned shopping centers to the first regional hubs for shoppers traveling by car, to the novel post-war enclosed malls of Victor Gruen [...] Malls, in short, have spread across the American landscape -- and defined it -- with remarkable success, adapting to our changing tastes along the way.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The below animation shows the spread of shopping malls across the U.S. throughout the twentieth century, and was created by Sravani Vadlamani, a doctoral student in transportation engineering at Arizona State University. Including numbers of strip, outlet, indoor and outdoor malls, growth really starts to pick up in the 1950s.</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96426490/2014-smibe-not-so-big-data-challenge-opens-march-28 2014 SMIBE - NOT SO BIG DATA challenge opens March 28 Justine Testado 2014-03-24T19:33:00-04:00 >2014-03-25T18:48:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5u/5u5xxot1bue831pu.jpg" width="514" height="691" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Tell your story about the built environment as a one-minute moving infographic for the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competition/2014_smibe_moving_infographic_competition/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 SMIBE Moving Infographic Competition, "NOT SO BIG DATA"</a>.</p><p>Starting this Friday, you can submit a moving-image story that investigates, explores, and of course can entertain the design community about the social, environmental, political, technological, and economic issues that should be discussed -- all within 60 seconds.</p><p>Submissions should not exceed 1 minute in duration and can be produced in any motion image medium. Entry is free.<br><br>Participants -- whether individually or in groups -- may submit entries on <a href="http://vimeo.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vimeo</a> beginning <strong>March 28, 2014</strong> and ending <strong>May 16, 2014</strong>. All entries must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on May 16, 2014.</p><p>The winner will receive a cash prize of $250.</p><p>To learn more, visit <a href="http://smibe.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">smibe.net</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93378967/walking-city-architecture-evolution-movement Walking City: Architecture + Evolution + Movement Alexander Walter 2014-02-11T14:04:00-05:00 >2014-02-11T16:01:00-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wp/wp9u7ghiavi1rjf3.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Referencing the utopian visions of 1960&rsquo;s architecture practice Archigram, Walking City is a slowly evolving video sculpture. The language of materials and patterns seen in radical architecture transform as the nomadic city walks endlessly, adapting to the environments she encounters.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Author: <a href="http://www.universaleverything.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Universal Everything</a><br>Creative Director: Matt Pyke<br>Animation: Chris Perry<br>Sound:&nbsp;Simon Pyke</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92013376/architecture-and-the-unspeakable-3-teaser-release Architecture and the Unspeakable 3 - Teaser Release johnszot 2014-01-24T20:34:00-05:00 >2014-01-28T15:10:27-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8o/8ov0an7h1e1x2gf3.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Today we released a teaser for the last installment of the Architecture and the Unspeakable video series. The full video is set to premiere in Chicago on April 8th as part of the MAS CONTEXT Spring talks for 2014. See <a href="http://www.mascontext.com/news/mas-context-2014-spring-talks/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this</a>&nbsp;for more details.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90068035/john-edwards-lecture-2013-peter-marino-in-conversation-with-marc-jacobs John Edwards Lecture 2013: Peter Marino in conversation with Marc Jacobs Archinect 2013-12-30T15:18:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T19:29:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7x/7xj73dk3ij6daq0e.jpg" width="514" height="323" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2013 edition of The AF&rsquo;s annual headline event and trans-disciplinary dialogue presented New York-based architect Peter Marino in conversation with fashion designer Marc Jacobs. The event, which took place at Tate Modern&rsquo;s Starr Auditorium, was chaired by Penny Martin, editor in chief, The Gentlewoman explored the territories of fashion and architecture and the space in which these two art forms interlink.</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/89832049/knowing-kuma Knowing Kuma Archinect 2013-12-27T13:35:00-05:00 >2013-12-30T18:57:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lt/ltpo8oesdts6w5p2.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"Starting from small things", motto of Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, we begin to grasp the view of a man's goal to "recover the traditional Japanese building." From philosophy of nature and materiality to personal taste in film and music, Kuma travels to San Diego to share his influences and insight on the world of architecture with design students from Woodbury School of 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> http://archinect.com/news/article/86833749/opera-adaptation-for-plan-of-the-city-film-currently-in-the-works Opera adaptation for "Plan Of The City" film currently in the works Justine Testado 2013-11-18T13:29:00-05:00 >2013-11-25T22:34:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/70/70acfogz01wc1u9t.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Since our sister site <a href="http://bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> first mentioned Joshua Frankel's <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/plan_of_the_city_skyscrapers_on_mars/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Plan Of The City" in 2011</a>, a new project is now underway to bring the film to the stage as an opera. An official title for the production is yet to be decided.</p> <p> Frankel, composer Judd Greenstein, and 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith wlll combine their artistic talents to tell the story of urban planner Robert Moses and journalist Jane Jacobs, who each influenced the New York City landscape and the field of urbanism.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bj/bjejv5dk61cgduc9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Be on the lookout for some Plan Of The City events happening this week. The "indie classical" NOW Ensemble will give <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/judd_greenstein_joshua_frankel_and_the_now_ensemble_plan_of_the_city_and_ot/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a live performance of the Plan Of The City</a> on Nov. 19 at the Winter Garden in Brookfield Place. The event is free!</p> <p> Frankel will then conduct his first animation study at the BAM Next Wave Festival on Nov. 23, as part of the <a href="http://www.bam.org/music/2013/21cliederabend" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">21c Liederabend program</a>. As musical exploration, the animation will be presented with a music segment written by Greenstein set to Walt Whitman's <em>M...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85911706/flying-a-drone-around-the-ny-public-library Flying a Drone around The NY Public Library Archinect 2013-11-06T13:33:00-05:00 >2013-11-11T21:18:32-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/42/421a52bda3e48640ae8ed1d07826f660.jpg" width="514" height="515" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Shot with the full cooperation of nypl.org and their rad labs team. Seems like most likely the first drone ever flown inside the NY Public Library.</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/81057429/time-lapse-of-san-francisco-oakland-bay-bridge-construction Time-Lapse of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Alexander Walter 2013-09-04T13:56:00-04:00 >2013-09-04T18:32:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/62/62rqon4ugshdi43a.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The much anticipated&mdash;and wildly criticized&mdash;San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge finally opened to the public earlier this week (<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/287038/bay-bridge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previously on Archinect</a>).</p> <p> See 42,000 hours of bridge construction compressed to a compact 4-minute time-lapse video below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75980818/yo-where-my-red-lines-at Yo, Where my red lines at? Archinect 2013-06-27T18:29:00-04:00 >2013-06-30T19:37:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/pf/pfwex3ci6dz5jw0s.jpg" width="514" height="336" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Crank the A/C in the office just to stay awake, Espresso and Red Bull till I got a stomach ache. With our cotton blazers high, we have a sense of style, But to the rest of the world we just point and smile I read code books, while I'm on vacation Take pictures of, my latest creation We wear black and gray, with no logos on our threads So many sleepless nights we're like the walking dead</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/73579313/jorge-pardo-oscar-tuazon-in-conversation Jorge Pardo & Oscar Tuazon, in conversation Archinect 2013-05-23T18:22:00-04:00 >2013-05-24T13:38:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80w8vsqucq0gwl2h.jpg" width="514" height="284" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Though indebted to conventional artistic methodologies, the vibrant, playful works of Jorge Prado lack traditional notions of artistic autonomy, with multiple uses straddling sculpture, furniture and architecture. Over espresso and a cigarette in the kitchen of his Los Angeles home, Pardo shares with Oscar Tuazon his processes of transforming built environments into functionally fluid sites designed to facilitate a diversity of experience.</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/73777065/chicago-five-great-buildings Chicago - Five Great Buildings Archinect 2013-05-23T16:59:00-04:00 >2013-05-23T19:49:05-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/al/alcrd33p0cyrl8ol.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chicago has many truly great buildings. It sits firmly on the map of global architecture and is the birthplace of the skyscraper. Creating a short video about just five great buildings is doing this city a massive disservice, as there are many and this is simply my thoughts.</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/73695450/ai-weiwei-s-music-video-recreating-his-detention Ai Weiwei’s Music Video, Recreating His Detention Archinect 2013-05-22T11:48:00-04:00 >2013-05-22T11:48:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/42/4275760a2d1012a9f7103fa33f7931a9.jpg" width="514" height="316" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Now Mr. Ai is answering the guards&rsquo; request in a different key. He is presenting them, and the world, with his first heavy-metal music video, one with detailed re-creations of scenes from his 81 days of detention. He also portrays fantasies he imagines flitting through the guards&rsquo; minds. Mr. Ai posted the video on a Web site, aiweiwei.com, on Wednesday morning, Beijing time.</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/71435066/henning-larsen-architects-releases-new-european-spallation-source-ess-video Henning Larsen Architects Releases New European Spallation Source (ESS) Video Alexander Walter 2013-04-17T20:15:00-04:00 >2013-04-22T18:57:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/12/129a37056a5865fef51ce1272d8c9683.jpg" width="514" height="296" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier this year in February, we reported that the architectual team Henning Larsen Architects + COBE + SLA had won the design competition for the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden&mdash;soon to become the world&rsquo;s largest and most advanced facility for neutron-based research. The architects have now released a video which provides insight on the ESS project, building, and surroundings.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>The competition team also includes the engineering partners Buro Happold, NNE Pharmaplan, and Transsolar.</em></p> <p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/68525528/henning-larsen-architects-cobe-and-sla-to-design-european-spallation-source-ess" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Henning Larsen Architects, COBE and SLA to Design European Spallation Source (ESS)</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/68787711/bartlett-blogger-chris-hildrey-shares-his-recent-travels-with-a-video Bartlett blogger, Chris Hildrey, shares his recent travels with a video Archinect 2013-03-04T11:33:00-05:00 >2013-03-09T23:02:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a3/a3078e57aabc39fc96013603a1045ef0.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I went travelling through Japan, China, Burma, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand and Cambodia with my girlfriend. Since getting back to the UK I've condensed some of the video footage from that time into a 5 and a half minute video.</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/67995171/steven-holl-architects-presents-two-short-films-on-the-sliced-porosity-block Steven Holl Architects presents two short films on the Sliced Porosity Block Archinect 2013-02-20T17:51:00-05:00 >2013-03-05T11:40:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wg/wg88msw0g8qprugj.jpg" width="514" height="218" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Steven Holl Architects in collaboration with <a href="http://spiritofspace.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spirit of Space</a> has created two short films on the Sliced Porosity Block - CapitaLand Raffles City, completed in November 2012 in Chengdu, China.</p> <p> Filmed in November 2012, A Conversation with Steven Holl presents Steven Holl on site as he explains the design concept. The film Sliced Porosity Block explores the project in its urban context and as a public space in the city of Chengdu.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qb/qbmpo7xzgd0lrvp4.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>Still from "Sliced Porosity Block"</em></p> <p> In the center of Chengdu, at the intersection of the first Ring Road and Ren Ming Nam Road, the Sliced Porosity Block forms large public plazas with a hybrid of different functions. Creating a metropolitan public space instead of object-icon skyscrapers, this three million sq ft. project takes its shape from the distribution of natural light. The required minimum sunlight exposures to the surrounding urban fabric prescribe geometric angles that slice the exoskeletal concrete frame of the structure. The building str...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65087780/the-abc-of-architects-this-is-so-great The ABC of Architects ~ this is so great! Paul Petrunia 2013-01-08T14:37:00-05:00 >2013-01-09T10:00:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/we/weeh7wm84rl2u6j1.jpg" width="514" height="288" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This work is an alphabetical list of the most important architects with their best known building. A lot of them have been left out with grief because we only need one for each letter and we done an effort to have differents nationalities.</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/62564361/wai-think-tank-video-g-n-alogie-d-un-collage WAI Think Tank Video "Généalogie d'un collage" croixe 2012-12-02T13:07:00-05:00 >2012-12-02T21:35:41-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/75/75sjc3c939wzzboj.jpg" width="514" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong>WAI Architecture Think Tank</strong> has released the video narrative &ldquo;G&eacute;n&eacute;alogie d'un collage&rdquo;. The video displays the creation of the collage &lsquo;Cities of the Avant-Garde&rsquo; as well as one of the poems that were developed with the iconic image.</p> <p> Music:<br> Asap Rocky &ldquo;Peso&rdquo; (2011)<br> Jan Garbarek &amp; Agnes Buen Garnas &ldquo;Rosensfole&rdquo; (1988)<br><a href="http://waiarchitecture.blogspot.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.wai-architecture.com</a><br><a href="http://waithinktank.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.waithinktank.com</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53358681/residencia-architecture-by-auer-weber-video-by-tramnesia Residencia - architecture by Auer + Weber;video by Tramnesia Archinect 2012-07-11T16:48:00-04:00 >2012-07-11T20:23:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/86/86ciez0bd5qclm47.jpg" width="514" height="283" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Residencia is a hotel for staff and guests at the European Southern Observatory's Paranal Observatory in northern Chile. Located in an extremely remote and desolate section of the Atacama desert, the Residencia was designed by the German architecture firm Auer + Weber as a sanctuary in an environment that has never supported life. The L-shaped building was dug into the ground as if to conceal its presence, presenting profoundly different faces depending on the approach.</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/46264091/la-light LA Light Alexander Walter 2012-04-25T16:58:00-04:00 >2012-04-30T09:11:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5v/5vtt6dsdvhnp41vo.jpg" width="514" height="228" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Stunning time-lapse video of Los Angeles at night that recently made it on the <a href="http://vimeo.com/awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2012 Vimeo Awards</a> shortlist in the category 'Lyrical'.</p> <p> Here some more info from Colin Rich, maker of <em>LA Light</em>:</p> <p> <em>I sought out to capture the electric radiance of Los Angeles at night and paint a portrait of my city.</em></p> <p> <em>It took me 6 months of on and off shooting to finish this project.</em></p> <p> <em>Shooting time lapses is a labor of love and a study in patience.</em></p> <p> <em>This video is dedicated to the memory of my Grandmother. She spent most of her life bettering the lives of others and was exemplary of what humanity can be in its purest form.</em></p> <p> <em>Cinematography, direction, and editing by <a href="http://facebook.com/colinrich1" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Colin Rich</a><br> Production Company: <a href="http://pacificstarflight.com/Pacific_Star/Open.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pacific Star</a><br> Produced by <a href="http://facebook.com/profile.php?id=741029873" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Ahmanson</a></em></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/44077467/marc-simmons-process-performance Marc Simmons, "Process Performance" Archinect 2012-04-06T18:34:00-04:00 >2012-04-07T18:52:23-04:00 <em><p>With the firm Front, in which he is a Partner, Marc Simmons has collaborated on projects with OMA, Asymptote Architecture, ARO, Beyer Blinder Belle, Gehry Partners, Herzog &amp; De Meuron, Kengo Kuma, KPF, Mack Scogin Merril Elam Architects, Renzo Piano, Sejima + Nishizawa Associates, Steven Holl Architects, Toshiko Mori, and many other architects. His lecture will explore themes in his recent work, including the speculative and experimental potential of the facade specialist.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Via <a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/44063035/video-marc-simmons-you-talk-pretty" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian's GSD blog</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/44073854/results-of-the-2011-smibe-short-film-competition-building-revolution Results of the 2011 SMIBE Short Film Competition “Building Revolution” Alexander Walter 2012-04-06T17:58:00-04:00 >2012-04-09T07:30:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/81/812lvpj4vxxxyulf.jpg" width="514" height="439" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Two top entries have been announced in the 2011 edition of the annual short film competition hosted by SMIBE, The Society for Moving Images about the Built Environment. Under the theme "Building Revolution," the contest had invited moving image stories that investigate, explore, and entertain our communities about social, environmental, political, technological, and economic issues that designers of the built world should be discussing.</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/41942595/brooklyn-digital-foundry-optimized Brooklyn Digital Foundry OPTIMIZED foundrybot 2012-03-19T07:11:00-04:00 >2012-03-19T11:41:08-04:00 <p> We've optimized the studio!</p> <p> Check out the <a href="http://www.brooklynfoundry.com/our-work/foundry-demo-reel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">new demo reel</a> AND - introducing our sister company: <a href="http://www.brooklynunited.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooklyn United</a>!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/39226771/modern-tide-midcentury-architecture-on-long-island Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island Archinect 2012-02-24T17:44:00-05:00 >2012-02-25T09:46:03-05:00 <em><p>Modern Tide: Midcentury Architecture on Long Island explores the work of the region&rsquo;s best postwar architects and designers, including Albert Frey, Wallace Harrison, Herbert Beckhard, Frank Lloyd Wright, Horace Gifford, Edward Durrell Stone, Marcel Breuer, Andrew Geller, Philip Johnson, Charles Gwathmey, Barbara and Julian Neski, and others. The film features interviews with architects and historians, as well as friends, families and clients of these influential designers.</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/30902057/capturing-video-at-the-speed-of-light-one-trillion-frames-per-second Capturing video at the speed of light — one trillion frames per second Archinect 2011-12-14T11:28:53-05:00 >2011-12-14T12:43:03-05:00 <em><p>MIT Media Lab researchers have created a new imaging system that can acquire visual data at a rate of one trillion frames per second. That's fast enough to produce a slow-motion video of light traveling through objects.</p></em><br /><br /><p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>