Archinect - News 2014-09-30T02:06:26-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/109343375/zaha-hadid-launches-luxury-homeware-range-with-harrods Zaha Hadid launches luxury homeware range with Harrods Alexander Walter 2014-09-19T17:24:00-04:00 >2014-09-19T22:44:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/17/17ba721321c8b50afbe763a2828a45da.jpg" width="460" height="345" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>If the sinuous curves of the bone china teacups don&rsquo;t betray their creator then the gently undulating Aqua Platter surely will. Dame Zaha Hadid has launched her first &ldquo;luxury homeware line&rdquo; and the exclusive Harrods range, which includes a &pound;9,999 serving platter, boasts the signature aesthetic of the acclaimed architect.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98163364/zaha-hadid-granite-marble-furniture-collection-for-citco" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Granite &amp; Marble Furniture Collection for CITCO</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98090199/in-at-the-deep-end-zaha-hadid-takes-the-plunge-into-swimwear" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In at the deep end: Zaha Hadid takes the plunge into swimwear</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/84210724/zaha-hadid-designs-superyachts-for-blohm-voss" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Designs Superyachts For Blohm+Voss</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/107715658/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-art-chitecture-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Art-chitecture" Pinterest Board Archinect 2014-08-29T14:57:00-04:00 >2014-08-29T15:08:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w4/w4cozzycgxhps8o7.jpg" width="514" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/art-chitecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Art-chitecture</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2b/2bxzp7e5og5ihub4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/formationassociation/project/collapse-construction" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Collapse Construction</a> in Los Angeles, CA by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/formationassociation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Formation Association</a> in collaboration with Los Angeles artists, Edgar Arceneaux and Nery Gabriel Lemus; Photo: Hammer Museum</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ap/apwu38wiqgvoe7pv.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; From "<a href="http://archinect.com/mmcglynn/project/personal-work" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Personal Work</a>" by <a href="http://archinect.com/mmcglynn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Megan McGlynn</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3j/3j6fuqqhgbxq35hi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jfbautista/project/2014-empty-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Empty Architecture</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/jfbautista" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">J. F. Bautista</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ne/neindqoos17mb0fc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; From "<a href="http://archinect.com/christophercalexander/project/selected-artwork" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Selected Artwork</a>" by <a href="http://archinect.com/christophercalexander" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christopher Alexander</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vn/vn2gi19hmw6vo0i8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/DimitraTampaki/project/google-campus-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GOOGLE CAMPUS project</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/DimitraTampaki" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dimitra Tampaki</a> in cooperation with Irem Dokmeci, Dimitra Pavlakou, Angel Tenorio</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lq/lqh2agisyh7dpy5d.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/38038465/the-chair-pavilion/92320407" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Chair Pavilion</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/michael-jantzen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Jantzen</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3g/3gmd9am4xzdefydl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/fei_alexeli/project/cable-car-project-in-wengen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cable car project in Wengen</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/fei_alexeli" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fei Alexeli</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ru/ruuawqxyk9xcmvlr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/aimilios/project/vista-initiation-12" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vista Initiation 12</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/aimilios" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aimilios Davlantis Lo</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/19/19po3bxmhdzo9pl9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/nurhangokturk/project/drawings-on-john-cage" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Drawings on John Cage</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/nurhangokturk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nurhan Gokturk</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/angelbeale/project/illustration" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Illustration</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/angelbeale" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Angel Beale</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click her...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/107637739/a-sticker-pack-for-urban-item-sharing A Sticker Pack For Urban Item Sharing Alexander Walter 2014-08-28T14:15:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T19:46:02-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/22/22f74e911a92b07ecff4ff8155687108.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Haven&rsquo;t we all a huge pile of very handy but hardly used things in our house that fill our closets and make us need even more space than we already occupy? Swiss initiative Pumpipumpe wants to encourage urbanites to share all these occasionally used items with a handy set of stickers. The Pumpipume stickers, that can be stuck to front doors or mailboxes, allow urbanites to easily indicate which items they are willing to loan to neighbors.</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/107559001/more-is-more-the-gaudy-genius-of-the-late-deborah-sussman More is more: the gaudy genius of the late Deborah Sussman Alexander Walter 2014-08-27T13:57:00-04:00 >2014-09-03T19:11:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/00/00a676160925a9eeb275afa7c4114184.jpg" width="460" height="276" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;More is more,&rdquo; was the motto of Deborah Sussman, the graphic designer behind this brilliant visual riot, who died last week at the age of 82. Trained in the office of Charles and Ray Eames, she took their love of colour and pattern to new heights, establishing a studio with her husband, Paul Prejza, that would tackle everything from shop fit-outs to city wayfinding, sprinkling her distinctive brand, like sugary confetti, from Philadelphia to Santa Monica.</p></em><br /><br /><p>One week ago: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/107018227/deborah-sussman-designer-has-died-at-age-83" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deborah Sussman, designer, has died at age 83</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106870325/exhibition-explores-the-design-of-protest-movements Exhibition Explores the Design of Protest Movements Nicholas Korody 2014-08-18T15:26:00-04:00 >2014-08-28T10:16:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qa/qa209ehk87bl41og.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In late May of 2012, my friends and I travelled up to Montreal from upstate New York for the first time, only vaguely aware of the escalating student demonstrations there. When we arrived, we found ourselves in a sea of red. The students we stayed with all had little red felt squares pinned to their shirts and gave us some. Their apartment overflowed with red pamphlets and posters. Plastered beneath overpasses and on bus stops, Paris &rsquo;68-inspired silk-screened posters &ndash; some by the collective<a href="http://ecolemontagnerouge.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> &Eacute;cole de la Montagne Rouge</a> &ndash; served as a backdrop for the massive daily protests that shut down major arteries and overpasses. Students in the streets and their parents on porches loudly banged pots and pans, a chaotic orchestra playing the deafening <em><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cacerolazo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">casserole</a>. </em>It felt as if there was not a single square inch of the city that was not red: even the lights of traffic signals took on a revolutionary hue.&nbsp;</p><p>The students were protesting a planned gradual tuition raise of over one thousand dollars. As ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104705706/herman-miller-buys-dwr-for-154-million-what-does-that-mean-for-chairs Herman Miller Buys DWR for $154 Million. What Does That Mean for Chairs? Archinect 2014-07-21T12:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-21T12:41:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/80/80af9e7d7d3324424cecf93e76f01d4d.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Herman Miller, the manufacturer of classic midcentury designs, will buy the contemporary retailer Design Within Reach (DWR) for $154 million in a bid to establish itself as a &ldquo;premier lifestyle brand.&rdquo;</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/104338763/designer-uses-magnetized-clay-to-create-radical-forms Designer Uses Magnetized Clay to Create Radical Forms Nicholas Korody 2014-07-16T18:22:00-04:00 >2014-07-18T12:35:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3p1nsuvbg1erga4.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Magnets might hold mysterious appeal for some, but for Jolan Van der Wiel, they&rsquo;re just another tool. For the past few years, the Dutch designer has been experimenting with magnetism to shape and create objects like violent looking stools and futuristic couture dresses [...] He envisions that someday&mdash;with a big enough magnet, of course&mdash;we could use this same principle to shape larger architectural pieces.</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/101575299/30-weeks-an-experimental-new-design-school-backed-by-google 30 Weeks: An Experimental New Design School, Backed By Google Archinect 2014-06-10T20:30:00-04:00 >2014-06-17T17:34:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/23/23pf5xlpy2xuwx0a.jpg" width="514" height="234" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Following Apple's success, many companies are finally starting to recognize the crucial role design plays in building a desirable (and profitable) product. Yet very few companies are actually founded and led by designers. Here to change that is 30 Weeks, a new program by a powerhouse team of New York design schools--Parsons, Pratt, School of Visual Arts, and The Cooper Union--in collaboration with the education company Hyper Island and Google.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The 30-week program will operate out of a coworking space in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Twenty students will be invited to participate. The only requirements are that they&rsquo;re designers 18 or older and have an idea for a product.</p><p>Interested? <a href="https://www.30weeks.com/apply" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apply here.</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/98163364/zaha-hadid-granite-marble-furniture-collection-for-citco Zaha Hadid Granite & Marble Furniture Collection for CITCO Alexander Walter 2014-04-16T20:18:00-04:00 >2014-04-17T08:12:39-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8f/8fc703d17bd44353f588481582a2df02.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>[...] Zaha Hadid took to Milan Design Week&rsquo;s Salone del Mobile to unveil a series of brand new series of furniture. Created for Italian interior design firm CITCO, the series consists of three distinct pieces: a shelving unit, table, and fireplace.</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/95028678/plant-architect-wins-national-csla-award PLANT Architect Wins National CSLA Award PLANT Architect Inc. 2014-03-06T12:00:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T20:54:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e1/e120ufv3wvqt8rs5.jpg" width="514" height="441" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong>Pottery Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossing in Toronto recognized by CSLA as preeminent example of Canadian landscape architecture.</strong></p><p>Ottawa, 6 March 2014 &mdash; The Canadian Society of Landscape Architects (CSLA) announced the national and regional winners of its annual Awards of Excellence.&nbsp; The&nbsp;<i>Pottery Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Crossing</i>&nbsp;is one of fifteen projects that received a national award this year. It is the first component of a larger scheme to provide interpretation, accessibility, and environmental control for the Lower Don Recreational Trail in Toronto.&nbsp;</p><p>Pressured by its urban location, the site&rsquo;s heavy usage by cyclists and pedestrians resulted in numerous unplanned and unsustainable trails, including a widely used but extremely dangerous crossing at Pottery Road. PLANT Architect addressed these and other issues by designing a new controlled crossing and reconfigured road-island with visual graphics and laser-cut signage to direct and control traffic.&nbsp;</p><p>Since its unveiling in ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93717939/ncsu-faculty-member-vincent-petrarca-receives-acsa-faculty-design-award NCSU Faculty Member Vincent Petrarca Receives ACSA Faculty Design Award kimweiss 2014-02-17T11:13:00-05:00 >2014-02-19T10:45:11-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ax/axzzzvhg3qj2qzaq.jpg" width="500" height="750" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><em>For a Modernist house designed and built by his firm Tonic Design + Tonic Construction</em></strong></p><p>February 17, 2014 (Raleigh, NC) -- Vincent Petrarca, an&nbsp;adjunct faculty member in the Department of Architecture at&nbsp;North Carolina State University&rsquo;s College of Design and a founding partner of the Raleigh, NC-based design/build firm&nbsp;<a href="http://www.tonic-design.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tonic Design + Tonic Construction</a>, has received a prestigious 2013-2014 Faculty Design Award from the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.acsa-arch.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)</a>&nbsp;for his design of &ldquo;Crabill Modern,&rdquo; a Modernist, single-family house in Hillsborough, N.C.</p><p>Each year, the ACSA honors architectural educators for exemplary work in areas such as building design, community collaborations, scholarship, and service.&nbsp;</p><p>The ASCA&rsquo;s Faculty Design Awards honor built work that &ldquo;advances the reflective nature of practice and teaching by recognizing and encouraging outstanding work in&nbsp;architecture and related environmental design fields as a critical endeavor,&rdquo; according to the ACSA. Winning ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/92378345/quilian-riano-of-dsgn-agnc-awarded-a-vilcek-prize-for-creative-promise Quilian Riano of DSGN AGNC awarded a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise Archinect 2014-01-29T13:41:00-05:00 >2014-02-02T22:00:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xn/xntipe76smkny1zg.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Announcing good news is a splendid way to kick off a Wednesday morning: our respected friend, long-time Archinect contributor and founder of <a href="http://archinect.com/dsgnagnc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">DSGN AGNC</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/quilian" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Quilian Riano</a>, has been named today as one of three winners of the <a href="http://www.vilcek.org/prizes/prize-recipients/2014.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Vilcek Prizes</a> for Creative Promise in the Arts, this year focusing on design. Paired with a $35,000 cash prize, the annual awards recognize young immigrants who have had a significant impact on the American arts early in their career.</p><p>"We are delighted to recognize Quilian with a Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise," said Marica Vilcek, vice president of the Foundation. "His philosophical approach to urban planning and design addresses social justice needs and brings cohesion to the communities he works with."</p><p>In addition to Riano, Israeli-born material designer Neri Oxman was awarded the $100,000 Vilcek Prize. The other two Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise for Design were awarded to Iranian-born game designer Yasaman Hashemian and Togolese-born product designer Ma...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90049524/solving-problems-for-real-world-using-design Solving Problems for Real World, Using Design anthony dong 2013-12-30T13:57:00-05:00 >2014-01-06T19:30:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0f/0f3uqlg629506mm8.jpg" width="514" height="376" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>While the projects had wildly different end products, they both had a similar starting point: focusing on how to ease people&rsquo;s lives. And that is a central lesson at the school, which is pushing students to rethink the boundaries for many industries. At the heart of the school&rsquo;s courses is developing what David Kelley, one of the school&rsquo;s founders, calls an empathy muscle.</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/87916031/cornell-design-students-conceived-hub-for-college-of-human-ecology Cornell Design Students conceived hub for College of Human Ecology Bill Caplan 2013-12-02T15:05:00-05:00 >2013-12-02T15:05:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6e/6e9hpst9r96e06i8.jpg" width="514" height="286" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For help designing the College of Human Ecology's newest community space at Cornell, college leaders turned to a team of in-house experts: 10 senior interior design students in its Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The 5,000-plus square foot Human Ecology Commons, which connects Martha Van Rensselaer Hall and the new Human Ecology Building opened . . . and has quickly become the hub of the college.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>Design and Environmental Analysis</strong> at <strong>Cornell University </strong>is doing some amazing things that bring architecture, engineering and the sciences together through the lens of Human Ecology.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong>The<strong> DEA </strong>department<strong> </strong>is a&nbsp;very impressive&nbsp;program&nbsp;at the <strong>College of Human Ecology, </strong>an important transdisciplinary program of great interest to those studying architecture, engineering&nbsp;and the sciences.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87147145/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-furniture-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Furniture" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-11-22T15:23:00-05:00 >2013-11-22T15:26:16-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g5/g5uufd2olx7bd0nt.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People </a>profiles.</p> <p> (<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p> <p> Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/furniture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Furniture</em></a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zu/zugzhj71fdbzjqv6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/sonja.tonev/project/flank-lamp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Flank Lamp</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/sonja.tonev" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sonja Tonev</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zu/zuuo39d730wlrzkm.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/blue-marlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blue Marlin</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sz/szntw02hpbuclac6.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/36571395/spore-lamps/84378055" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Spore Lamps</a> in Oakland, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/36571395/andrew-kudless" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrew Kudless</a>, Mariko Kobayashi (Schematic Design), Seth Barnard (Assembly)</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y1a7jjcnszw5qt21.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/rzlbd/project/r-01" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">R-01</a> in Toronto, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/rzlbd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">rzlbd</a>; Photo: Lynsie Roberts</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/75/75cpgu1ciatgfzj2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/74092282/uhrwerk-shop/74093687" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Uhrwerk (shop)</a> in Vienna, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/smartvoll" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">smartvoll Architekten ZT KG</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/uf/ufwydf71o6n25prh.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/joshlewandowski/project/nordeast-industries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nordeast Industries</a> in Minneapolis, MN by <a href="http://archinect.com/joshlewandowski" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Josh Lewandowski</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fm/fmllhoy8x7qh39l5.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/78188373/mobile-urban-square/78189980" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mobile Urban Square</a> in Turin, Italy by <a href="http://archinect.com/izmo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Izmo</a></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z5/z5rf3xdwdeqko8ta.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/adrianwu/project/pivo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PIVO</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/adrianwu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yen Feng Adrian Wu</a>, Greg Papove, Darcy Greindar working with the architecture company Stantec</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m4/m4d8jh79sg8yo1ey.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/workstead/project/lighting" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">3 Arm Chandelier</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/workstead" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Workstead</a></p> <p> (Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/synecdoche/project/dip-desk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dip Desk</a> in Ann A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/81097691/thresholds-marks-the-unmarked-at-kent-cemetery ‘Thresholds’ marks the unmarked at Kent cemetery Bradly Gunn 2013-09-05T14:20:00-04:00 >2013-09-06T11:32:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k1/k1fz0uf4tsh73mif.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;It is amazing to realize you could walk around the site not knowing if there is a body underneath you,&rdquo; Nelson said. &ldquo;How do you commemorate that?&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> Of the approximately 200 people buried at Saar Pioneer Cemetery, there are 89 unmarked graves, each&nbsp;unable to inform visitors of their presence and the role they played in Kent history. Collaborative artists&nbsp;Frances Nelson and Bradly Gunn seek to mark the unmarked by creating a series &ldquo;thresholds&rdquo; to walk under&nbsp;and pass through, as an acknowledgement of the final resting place of Kent&rsquo;s founding pioneers.&nbsp;</p> <p> THRESHOLDS is generously supported by 4Culture&rsquo;s Site Specific Program and the University of&nbsp;Washington&rsquo;s College of Built Environment&rsquo;s Digital Fabrication Lab, with additional support from McLendon&nbsp;Hardware, Dunn Lumber and Miller Paint Co.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/80147884/live-in-your-sneakers-mobile-housing-s-next-step Live In Your Sneakers? Mobile Housing's Next Step Archinect 2013-08-23T15:26:00-04:00 >2013-08-23T15:31:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f66ae75921f99f0f3bca4b23b72bc3de.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new project, &ldquo;Walking Shelter,&rdquo; explores what on-the-go housing might just look like. Here, a portable dwelling is packed right into a pair of sneakers. Essentially a tent without a pole (that&rsquo;s the clever part), the mobile home can be deployed anywhere you&rsquo;d like it to pop up. Rather than relying on the old pole standard, the shelter&rsquo;s frame is provided by the person(s) occupying it, explains Amelia Borg, one-eighth of Sibling, the Australian architectural collective behind the project.</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/78847884/city-of-taipei-takes-the-first-hurdle-towards-becoming-the-next-world-design-capital-in-2016 City of Taipei takes the first hurdle towards becoming the next World Design Capital in 2016 Alexander Walter 2013-08-06T18:40:00-04:00 >2013-11-19T20:35:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yj/yjylc9eatusetpfy.jpg" width="514" height="224" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Taipei has high hopes of becoming the next World Design Capital (WDC) designated city in 2016, and so far, it's looking pretty good: The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced from its Montreal headquarters today that "members of the selection committee identified the City of Taipei as the only municipality to move on to the next phase in the process towards becoming the WDC 2016."</p></em><br /><br /><p> Past cities to hold the designation include Torino (Italy) in 2008, Seoul (South Korea) in 2010 and Helsinki (Finland) in 2102 whilst preparations for Cape Town (South Africa) are underway for 2014.</p> <p> UPDATE: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86934207/city-of-taipei-announced-as-world-design-capital-2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">City of Taipei announced as World Design Capital 2016</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/74776620/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-art-chitecture-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Art-chitecture" Pinterest Board Archinect 2013-06-07T14:12:00-04:00 >2014-05-16T12:57:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f69m8rziuxt2fzux.jpg" width="514" height="507" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/art-chitecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Art-chitecture</em></a>.</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yf/yf4h6a4v8hkf1k8a.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/jasonorbesmith/project/the-cathedral2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Cathedral</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/jasonorbesmith" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jason Orbe-Smith</a></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04mpg7vk2tz40z8x.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/vigilism/project/settlements-and-city-strategies" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Settlements and City Strategies</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/vigilism" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olalekan Jeyifous</a></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dd/ddmng8cctx05lnfn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/httpehabghali.com/project/a-gothic-thing-schindler-house-west-hollywood-ca" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Gothic Thing (Schindler House), West Hollywood,CA</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/httpehabghali.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ehab Ghali</a>, design collaboration with Xiaofeng Mei</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qt/qtqlx3yz5fm7yfr2.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ibrahimrajah/project/platonic-solids" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Platonic Solids</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/ibrahimrajah" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ibrahim Rajah</a></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y0/y0ckwuzjo05z9gbi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/30693999/between-the-sheets/55075632" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Between the Sheets</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/rowandesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Rowan Johnson</a>, Aaron Baseman and Kris Fuentes</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a8/a8dsqo3jbo66iruq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/64498/nightlight/27407743" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nightlight</a> in Sydney, Australia by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/64498/office-feuerman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Office Feuerman</a></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0p/0ps7zeu9f68pgyer.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/1556/detroit-series/65606692" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Detroit Series</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/1556/john-szot" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">John Szot</a></p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zh/zh1913vplm707mqt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; Over the meaning of a place by Crilo</p><p><img alt="" title="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7w/7wwlau2oeu3u70lc.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/people/project/38038465/the-house-as-a-metaphor/54108084" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The House As A Metaphor: Dream House</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/michael-jantzen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Michael Jantzen</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/jarrodcaranto/project/fielded-drawing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fielded drawing</a> by <a href="http://archinect.com/jarrodcaranto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jarrod Ray Caranto</a>)</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Archinect's Pinterest Boards" features.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/70238960/shedding-its-fusty-architectural-past-philly-welcomes-nordic-starchitect-sn-hetta Shedding its Fusty Architectural Past, Philly Welcomes Nordic Starchitect Snøhetta nextcity 2013-03-28T19:40:00-04:00 >2013-07-12T12:31:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eq/eqyaixc7444goudu.jpg" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The latest evidence of Philadelphia&rsquo;s architectural comeback? The Norwegian architecture firm Sn&oslash;hetta is coming to town for a project at Temple University. &ldquo;We have a fantastic tradition of quality architeture and urbanism in Philadelphia, but we do go through low ebbs in that tradition,&rdquo; says Harris Steinberg, the executive director of PennPraxis, the clinical arm of the University of Pennsylvania&rsquo;s School of Design.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Norwegian architecture firm <a href="http://www.snohetta.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sn&oslash;hetta</a> has designed some of the most notable buildings and public spaces in the world over the last 15 years. The new <a href="http://www.arcspace.com/features/snoehetta/oslo-opera-house/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oslo Opera House</a>. Egypt&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.panoramio.com/photo/85018759" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bibliotheca Alexandrina</a>. A reconfigured <a href="http://nymag.com/arts/architecture/features/times-square-2012-4/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Times Square</a> in New York, and a massive expansion of the <a href="http://archrecord.construction.com/news/2011/11/SFMOMA-Expansion.asp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">San Francisco Museum of Modern Art</a>.</p> <p> Next up? Temple University&rsquo;s library, on a still-gritty stretch of Broad Street between Montgomery and Norris in North Philadelphia. Sn&oslash;hetta director and co-founder Craig Dykers is delivering a <a href="http://templeperformingartscenter.org/events/2013/2013-temple-university-architecture-alumni-lecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">lecture</a> on campus next week, sharing some of his firm&rsquo;s work with Temple students and a general audience of designers, architects and urbanists.</p> <p> Dykers might shed some light on Sn&oslash;hetta&rsquo;s early stage thinking for the library project, but design work has not yet begun, so don&rsquo;t expect any renderings.</p> <p> Even so, Dykers is likely to address a full house. The Oslo-based firm, which was featured in a glowing 5,400-word <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2013/01/21/130121fa_fact_owen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>New Yorker</em> profile</a> in January, is very much in vogue. Plenty of its...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69786099/olafur-eliasson-designs-mayors-challenge-award-trophy Olafur Eliasson Designs Mayors Challenge Award Trophy Archinect 2013-03-20T20:36:00-04:00 >2013-03-20T21:05:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zh/zhgf8xb4zfz9vl4s.jpg" width="514" height="587" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69786096/providence-ri-takes-grand-prize-at-mayors-challenge" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">last news post</a>, we reported about the city of Providence, RI winning the <a href="http://mayorschallenge.bloomberg.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge</a>. Besides raking in the $5M top prize money, Providence can now also marvel at another perk that comes with winning the Grand Prize: a stunningly beautiful award trophy designed by acclaimed Danish artist <a href="http://www.olafureliasson.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olafur Eliasson</a>.</p> <p> <em>The award is a spherical model formed by three concentric circles &ndash; square, circle, and dodecagon &ndash; encircling a hanging compass. To design the award, Eliasson drew inspiration from the very spirit of The Mayors Challenge &ndash; fueling ideas and innovation for a better tomorrow for cities everywhere.&nbsp; No matter where the prize is placed or located, the compasses will point the same way &ndash; assisting viewers and uniting the prize winners in imagining their collective responsibility to navigate towards the greater good for all.</em></p> <p> The Grand Prize award trophy will be installed at the <a href="http://archinect.com/risd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rhode Island School of Design</a> Museum.</p> <p> The other four cities that w...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/69273895/six-finalists-of-nyc-s-reinvent-payphones-design-challenge Six Finalists of NYC’s Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge Alexander Walter 2013-03-11T17:27:00-04:00 >2013-03-18T18:49:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b9/b98jdeoc5vjivjbv.jpg" width="514" height="397" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>New York City leaders have announced the winning prototypes from the Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge which launched last December. [...] The competition had invited architects, students, urban designers, planners, technologists, and policy experts to create physical and virtual prototypes that imagine the future of NYC&rsquo;s approximately 11,000 public pay telephones.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69277730/nyc-reinvent-payphones-design-challenge-entry-by-fxfowle" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NYC Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge Entry by FXFOWLE</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/67066965/design-for-an-aging-population Design for an Aging Population Anna Johnson 2013-02-06T23:23:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:39:04-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kc/kcqxnwzgy2sb5t5e.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A new multidisciplinary field has emerged in several universities in which sociologists, psychologists and urban planners work to tailor architectural designs to seniors as that demographic continues to grow. In America, 54 million people are over the age of 55 and that number is predicted to increase over the next 30 years by nearly 50 per cent. Despite most people&rsquo;s desire to age in their own homes, most will be required to seek alternative arrangements.</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/65921528/the-raw-design-movement-for-interior-design The Raw Design Movement for Interior Design Anna Johnson 2013-01-21T14:07:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T14:07:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4g/4gmikh6phtugperc.jpg" width="514" height="313" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In an industry constantly pursuing innovative design that is both environmentally and ethically sound, the implementation of raw materials is directing interior design in 2013. Natural materials are being sourced and taking on new forms as designers reinvent familiar items with sustainable credentials.</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/65649783/outside-the-box-idea-to-tackle-china-s-population-problem Outside The Box Idea To Tackle China’s Population Problem Anna Johnson 2013-01-17T14:02:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:52:14-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1f/1fn6fcoxl9fkow8f.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In an innovative response to the current property squeeze in China, a Beijing architectural and a design firm have combined creative forces to develop a portable house and garden on the back of a tricycle. The Tricycle House and Garden is a sustainable mobile home with its design and construction inspired by the shape and movement of an accordion. The playful designed is also being described as the &ldquo;adult cardboard box fort box.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> The People&rsquo;s Architecture Office (PAO) and People&rsquo;s Industrial Design Office (PIDO) in Beijing developed the clever modular home as a single-person dwelling for those who wish to live in the city but simply cannot afford it due to increasing property prices.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/65644127/zaha-hadid-modernises-uk-s-oldest-university-building Zaha Hadid Modernises UK’s Oldest University Building Anna Johnson 2013-01-17T13:58:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:37:45-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nm/nmcpyyeh50781524.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Construction on Zaha Hadid&rsquo;s anticipated Softbridge building extension to the University of Oxford building in the UK is set to commence at the end of the month. The Middle East Centre Project is an upgrade for St. Antony&rsquo;s College, one of seven graduate colleges that are part of the original building. While the the building&rsquo;s foundation date is unclear, it is the oldest university in the English-speaking world with teaching on the site believed to have commenced in 1096.</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/65584232/the-bullitt-centre-a-green-american-icon The Bullitt Centre: A Green American Icon Anna Johnson 2013-01-16T12:54:00-05:00 >2013-01-21T10:13:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d0/d0wf2bu7x53275mt.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A brand new green building project is set to become one of the world&rsquo;s most sustainable commercial office builds not for the new and innovative technology it has implemented but for the unique approach to green building the developers have taken.</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/63148599/pharrell-talks-jean-prouv-gio-ponti-zaha-hadid-and-other-super-genius-guys-at-design-miami Pharrell Talks Jean Prouvé, Gio Ponti, Zaha Hadid, And “Other Super Genius Guys” at Design Miami/ Archinect 2012-12-10T18:19:00-05:00 >2013-01-04T16:44:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/aa/aabc02e3963e26da649444beb0d4a5bc.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The budding industrial designer also gave his top picks from the fair, which unsurprisingly all feature bright swaths of primary colors: a Charlotte Perriand bookshelf from Galerie Downtown accented with yellow squares; a Pierre Guariche chair from Demisch Danant, a Riteveld chair from Galerie Vivid; and a desk from Galleria Rossella Colombari by Gio Ponti, whom he was so delighted to have discovered: &ldquo;He tried to make the office fun!&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/389ca4414eee833423b7b75d823208ce.jpg" title=""></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62733565/empowerhouse-solar-decathlon-team-habitat-for-humanity-and-d-c-goverment-celebrate-completion-of-innovative-model-for-affordable-green-housing EMPOWERHOUSE: Solar Decathlon Team, Habitat for Humanity and D.C. Goverment Celebrate Completion of Innovative Model for Affordable, Green Housing New School Communications 2012-12-04T07:06:00-05:00 >2012-12-04T17:06:59-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2a/2a333ykyrb9afleg.jpg" width="400" height="599" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>After several years of planning, design and construction, a team of students from The New School and Stevens Institute of Technology who participated in the 2011 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon celebrated the completion of Empowerhouse, an innovative model for affordable, energy efficient green housing located in the Deanwood neighborhood of Washington.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Developed in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. (DC Habitat), and the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), the project marks the first time in the Solar Decathlon's history that a team partnered from the outset with civic and government agencies to create a house specifically for a local D.C. community. It is the first Passive House&mdash;the leading international energy standard&mdash;in the District of Columbia, and already a recipient of a Mayor&rsquo;s Sustainability Award.</p> <p> "This project fulfills a longstanding vision of our team to create a house that would endure in a meaningful way after the Solar Decathlon was over,&rdquo; said Joel Towers, executive dean of Parsons The New School for Design. &ldquo;Empowerhouse illustrates The New School's commitment to design-led civic engagement, and is a true model of affordable sustainable housing that has the potential for national as well as international replication. Due to the success of this project, Parsons is...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/55753518/lack-of-detail-no-reason-to-deny-copyright-protection-to-architectural-works Lack of Detail No Reason to Deny Copyright Protection to Architectural Works Paul Petrunia 2012-08-22T14:40:00-04:00 >2012-08-23T12:07:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tx/txwpna8q7kelfx2o.jpg" width="302" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>There is no requirement that architectural drawings contain sufficient detail to support actual construction in order to warrant copyright protection under Section 102(a)(5) of the Copyright Act, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held Aug. 15 (Scholz Design v. Sard Custom Homes LLC, 2d Cir., No. 11-3298, 8/15/12).</p></em><br /><br /><p> In a recent legal case issued by architecture firm Scholz Design Co., against builder Sard Custom Homes, it was confirmed that &ldquo;Copyright protection of a pictorial work, whether depicting a house, or a flower, or a donkey, or an abstract design, does not depend on any degree of detail.&rdquo;</p> <p> Initially, however, in a lower court, the judge decided in favor of Sard Custom Homes, the defendant, claiming the stolen designs were taken from drawings with insufficient detail. When Scholz Design appealed, a higher court dismissed the initial decision, in favor of the plaintiff.</p> <p> Good news for architects!</p>