Archinect - News 2015-03-31T04:32:18-04:00 Pharrell Williams Will Give the AIA 2014 National Convention Keynote Address Archinect 2014-03-24T13:39:00-04:00 >2014-03-27T18:57:10-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Williams joins artist and urban planner Theaster Gates and MacArthur Genius and architect Jeanne Gang, FAIA, as speakers who will deliver keynote addresses. ARCHITECT Live host Stephen Chung, AIA, and 2014 AIA President Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, will also give talks. And Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may put in an appearance as well, but who ever knows with that guy.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> A Famous Person’s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect Quilian Riano 2013-10-04T13:13:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T16:09:00-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="377" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For our soon-to-be new pals Kayne, Brad and any other super-famous, ridiculously wealthy, mega-stars looking to become architects out there, here is BUILD&rsquo;s Famous Person&rsquo;s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect: 1. Your new wardrobe budget is $175. 2. Your personability is too personal. 3. Dumb-down your life experiences. 4. You&rsquo;re still too young. 5. Less bling, more books</p></em><br /><br /><p> Becoming an architect is the new luxury product, but are celebrities ready to downgrade their lives?&nbsp;</p> Pharrell Williams hints at pre-fab collaboration with Zaha Hadid Archinect 2013-01-04T17:32:00-05:00 >2013-01-08T22:28:26-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There&rsquo;s a collaboration I&rsquo;m working with Zaha Hadid, we&rsquo;re touring around with the idea of a prefab for a house.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> I miss that cohesiveness... Nam Henderson 2011-10-24T11:50:19-04:00 >2011-10-24T12:45:37-04:00 <img src="" width="250" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;The word celebrity and the word architect are basically incompatible. I know it&rsquo;s come to pass that some of us have become famous, but it&rsquo;s a temporary condition, a strange pact: We get a lot of attention, but we&rsquo;re taken less seriously. Journalists seem mostly interested in what brand of shoes I wear.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Justin Davidson talks with Rem Koolhaas about the recently released <a href=";field-keywords=Project+Japan%3A+Metabolism+Talks&amp;x=0&amp;y=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Japan: Metabolism Talks</a>, a book of interviews conducted by Koolhaas and the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.. They also discuss the current state of the profession and the fact that OMA has never completed a building in New York.&nbsp;</p> Paris Hilton "designs" a beach club in the Philippines Archinect 2011-09-15T13:53:44-04:00 >2011-09-15T13:57:21-04:00 <img src="" width="500" height="410" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;Just finished putting together all the designs for my meeting with Century Property for my new Paris Beach Club at Azure,&rdquo; Paris Hilton excitedly share the great news to her million fans on Twitter.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Via <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the forum</a></p>