Archinect - News 2014-07-22T17:48:59-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/85519425/new-call-for-submissions-for-mono-20-geographical-urbanism New Call for Submissions for MONO #20 - Geographical Urbanism MAGAZINEONURBANISM 2013-11-01T14:11:00-04:00 >2013-11-01T17:37:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n8/n8qmlcfecjcky9fp.jpg" width="471" height="375" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Could geography, by which we mean the physical geography and in particular the natural geographical features such as landforms, terrain types, or bodies of water that are largely defined by their surface form and location in the landscape, be the last hope of the planet's ever expanding, continuously transforming, and increasingly identical and indefinable urban territories to remain distinguishable and to gain a particular identity in the future?</p></em><br /><br /><p> NEW CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR MONU #20 - GEOGRAPHICAL URBANISM</p> <p> Could geography, by which we mean the physical geography and in particular the natural geographical features such as landforms, terrain types, or bodies of water that are largely defined by their surface form and location in the landscape, be the last hope of the planet's ever expanding, continuously transforming, and increasingly identical and indefinable urban territories to remain distinguishable and to gain a particular identity in the future? Do hills, cliffs, valleys, rivers, oceans, seas, lakes, streams, canals, or any other kind of geographical feature have the power, in an ever more globalized world in which progressively cities and their architecture look the same, to provide meaning and significance to places, their inhabitants, and users or will all such elements only contribute to an identity that is merely like a mantra as Rem Koolhaas predicted once in "The Generic City"?</p> <p> For the French architect and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/33236994/london-underground-architecture-in-print London Underground | Architecture in Print Archinect 2012-01-03T17:37:07-05:00 >2012-01-06T09:46:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3c/3cccd137b4269f6d2e67d5ddcef32393.jpg" width="480" height="384" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The last few years have seen a new generation of alternative publications and editorial talent emerge, and London is very much a part of the scene. This month saw the release of the fourth issue of P.E.A.R.. Printed on newspaper stock, this zine was started by the editorial collective of Rashid Ali, Matthew Butcher, Julian Krueger and Megan O&rsquo;Shea, with the designer Avni Patel, in 2009.</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/20182447/inaugural-issue-of-clog-arrives Inaugural Issue of CLOG Arrives Paul Petrunia 2011-09-12T11:23:14-04:00 >2011-09-13T01:11:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04jpxq1lsj1j2o04.jpg" width="514" height="308" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>CLOG slows things down. Each issue explores, from multiple viewpoints and through a variety of means, a single subject particularly relevant to architecture now. Succinctly, on paper, away from the distractions and imperatives of the screen.</p></em><br /><br /><p> CLOG is a new publication that tries to address the problem of speed and deluge of content we experience in today's new media landscape.</p> <p> <em>To continue the dialogue initiated in this issue, on October 7, 2011 Storefront for Art and Architecture will host CLOG and Bjarke Ingels as part of their Interrogation Series.</em></p> <p> <em>Editors:</em></p> <ul><li> Kyle May (Editor-in-chief)</li> <li> <em>Julia van den Hout</em></li> <li> <em>Jacob Reidel</em></li> <li> <em>Human Wu</em></li> <li> <em>The Office of PlayLab, Inc. (Design)</em></li> </ul><p> <em>Contributors:<br> Michael Abrahamson, Iwan Baan, E. Sean Bailey, Grey Barton and Michael Keller, Aleksandr Bierig, Janine Biunno, Gabrielle Brainard, Greg Broerman, Sean Burkholder, John Cantwell, Dan Clark, Justin Davidson, Obinna Elechi, Fake Design, Graffitilab, R&uacute;nar Halld&oacute;rsson, Jonathan Hanahan, Han His Ho, Julia van den Hout, Karrie Jacobs, KiBiSi, Klaus, Jonathan Kurtz, Alexandra Lange, Kyle May, Stephen Melville, Michel Onfray (translated by Charlotte van den Hout), Carol Patterson, Ethan Pomerance, Jacob Reidel, Team JiYo, Erandi...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/18149596/the-sketches-behind-the-world-s-most-magnificent-buildings The Sketches Behind the World's Most Magnificent Buildings Archinect 2011-08-25T19:36:53-04:00 >2011-08-26T12:59:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ir/irvh1g8rrndetpwe.jpg" width="514" height="395" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The inspiring recent release Architects' Sketchbooks celebrates the earliest traces of a building's coming into being, the ideas that pave the way for the precision of engineers' calculations or CAD renderings. Through the book's beautiful reproductions of original blots, jots, and scribbles, we can see that even the most awe-inspiring edifices begin as a line&mdash;as reassuring an insight into the creative process as any.</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/3441317/monu-14-on-editing-urbanism-released MONU #14 ON EDITING URBANISM RELEASED MAGAZINEONURBANISM 2011-04-19T11:53:34-04:00 >2011-04-19T12:03:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/02/02itzkje893dlmj3.jpg" width="514" height="694" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>MONU is one of the leading independent architecture magazines published today, bringing together challenging themes with interesting architecture writers and theorists. It is excellent and deserves to be read by anyone interested in urban issues.</p></em><br /><br /><p> MONU - magazine on urbanism has published its 14th issue featuring among others contributions by Rem Koolhaas/OMA and Adolfo Natalini/ Superstudio on the topic of Editing Urbanism</p> <p> (Rotterdam, April 19, 2011) MONU's 14th issue features contributions by UNION3, Felix Madrazo, Alexander Sverdlov, Marieke Kums, Arman Akdogan, Anastassia Smirnova, Henk Ovink, Simone Pizzagalli, OMA, Rem Koolhaas, Ippolito Pestellini, Beatriz Ramo, Lucas Dean, Jarrik Ouburg, Sara Hendren, Sean Burkholder, Adolfo Natalini, Bernd Upmeyer, STAR strategies + architecture, Marinke Steenhuis, Paul Meurs, Jan Bovelet, Miodrag Kuc, Ephraim Joris, Michiel van Iersel, Juha van 't Zelfde, Ben Cerveny, Gijs Hoofs, Michiel Daalmans, Brian Davis, Rob Holmes, Brett Milligan, Patrizia Di Monte, Floris Alkemade, Adriaan Geuze, Jaap van den Bout, and Piet Vollaard.</p> <p> <br> Despite the current urgency to deal with the enormous potential of the already existing urban material as Urban Editors, there seems still to be an enor...</p>