Archinect - News 2014-07-28T22:38:51-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/104790101/iabr-2014-urban-by-nature-part-2-the-urban-metabolism IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE– Part 2: The Urban Metabolism Sponsor 2014-07-25T17:53:00-04:00 >2014-07-25T19:00:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rq/rq683ir2b84tpqfu.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>IABR&ndash;2014&ndash;URBAN BY NATURE&ndash;</em>, the sixth edition of the <a href="http://iabr.nl/en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR)</a>, claims that we can only solve the world&rsquo;s environmental problems if we solve the problems of the city.</p><p>Looking through the lens of landscape architecture,&nbsp;<strong>IABR&ndash;2014&ndash;</strong>&nbsp;redefines the way we deal with urban challenges by analyzing the relationship between urban society and nature, and between city and landscape.<br>This edition of the biennale argues that cities are an integral part of huge urban landscapes, complex systems that have become our natural environment. This perspective has many implications for the way we plan and design our urban environment. Perceiving it as an organism opens up possibilities to develop spatial interventions that make use of its metabolism.<br>With the use of new and innovative design strategies that effectively address the city as the bigger urban landscape that it is, we can make the city more resilient and thus truly contribute to a more sustainable future...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104721804/ie-spaces-for-innovation-competition-now-open-for-applications IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION COMPETITION now open for applications Sponsor 2014-07-24T13:41:00-04:00 >2014-07-24T13:42:42-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gt/gtw875dawv2mx4jg.jpg" width="514" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p><p><a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture and Design</a> announces <strong>IE SPACES FOR INNOVATION Prize </strong>for young architects and designers worldwide, seeking to attract top architecture and design talents to invite them to take part in the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/degrees/postgraduate/master-design-work-retail-learning-environments?utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=display&amp;utm_campaign=mde_editorial_post_display" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Design for Work, Retail and Learning Environments</a> starting next February 2015.</p><p><strong>THE CHALLENGE:</strong><br>We are able to undertake working, shopping and learning in a variety of settings and in new ways. Traditional typologies and spaces are changing, overlapping and becoming new models. Foresee the future of these new blurred spaces over the next decade and propose or comment on how you think our activities might evolve.</p><p>Submit your proposal in a story board presented electronically (A1 horizontal format- PDF or JPG; &lt; 10megas).</p><p>The winning entries will be awarded a 30% scholarship towards the program tuition fees and a full-time paid professional internship in one of these three world class firms: UNStudio (A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103866344/iabr-2014-urban-by-nature-part-1-a-planet-cultivated IABR–2014–URBAN BY NATURE– Part 1: A Planet Cultivated Sponsor 2014-07-21T17:46:00-04:00 >2014-07-25T18:01:23-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s4/s4fs8pyn2shknzkq.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>IABR&ndash;2014&ndash;URBAN BY NATURE&ndash;</em>, the sixth edition of the <a href="http://iabr.nl/en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR)</a>, recently wrapped up a packed roster of conferences, debates, lectures, excursions and other events spanning over several weeks.</p><p>URBAN BY NATURE&ndash; focuses on the interdependence of society and nature and the intricate relationship between city and landscape. Six separate exhibitions, still on display&nbsp;until Sunday, August 24 at the Kunsthal and the Natural History Museum Rotterdam, showcase almost one hundred projects that address these issues.</p><p>In this article, we highlight the first of the six exhibitions, <em>A PLANET CULTIVATED</em>:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q2/q26jkeprllkovldd.jpg"></p><p><em>Photo 2: Aranzadi Park (Aldavoyer Architecture) &copy; Gerencia de Urbanismo, Ayuntamiento de Pamplona</em></p><p>Today, there are more trees in parks and nurseries than there are in forests. What we call nature is never free of human intervention: whether as small-scale as parks, or as large-scale as the climate. At the same time, we are part of nature. Now that more than 50 ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104191515/registration-is-open-for-aa-greece-visiting-school-folded-force Registration is open for AA Greece Visiting School - Folded Force Sponsor 2014-07-14T20:50:00-04:00 >2014-07-14T20:51:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sb/sbqbx959txaezq1u.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/visitingProgramme.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Visiting School</a> program is accepting applications for another promising installment this fall: <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/aa_greece_visiting_school_-_folded_force/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Greece Visiting School</a> will come to Patras, the capital of the Western Greece region, and function as a series of mobile, traveling workshops.</p><p>The event runs from Monday, September 22 until Wednesday, October 1, 2014 and is open to all current architecture and design students, PhD candidates and young professionals.</p><p>You can apply online <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php?URL=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.aaschool.ac.uk%2FSTUDY%2FONLINEAPPLICATION%2FvisitingApplication.php%3FschoolID%3D273" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> or email <a href="mailto:visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">visitingschool@aaschool.ac.uk</a> for instructions. Deadline for applications is September 15, 2014.</p><p>Find more details below or click <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/aa_greece_visiting_school_-_folded_force/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>"AA Greece Visiting School is a mobile workshop series which travels and reaches cities outside the country&rsquo;s capital. It functions as a &lsquo;satellite&rsquo; of education that promotes the Architectural Association&rsquo;s exclusive, intensive form of teaching and learning around the country. AA Greece VS aims on visiting a different city each year and construct a single large-scale model which will act as an active no...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103865540/apply-now-for-the-2014-aa-summer-dlab-white-registration-ends-monday-july-14 Apply now for the 2014 AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE - Registration ends Monday, July 14 Sponsor 2014-07-10T15:22:00-04:00 >2014-07-10T15:40:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x4/x4hzqjyo0lnyjojj.jpg" width="514" height="726" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The final registration deadline for <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/aa_summer_dlab_white/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE</a> is quickly approaching: Apply by July 14 for your spot in this exciting summer workshop. Presented by London's <a href="http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA School of Architecture</a>, the program focuses on the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large scale digital fabrication tools.</p><p>The workshop will take place in London between July 21 until August 2, 2014 and from August 2 onwards, will be located in South England's Hooke Park until August 8, 2014.</p><p>All current architecture and design students are invited to apply.</p><p>Find more details below or <a href="https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/summerdlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p><p>"One of the major objectives of Summer DLAB is to demonstrate the continuity of the workflow between computational software and digital assembly procedures leading to physical fabrication. In this respect, the programme is formulated as a two-phase process. During the initial phase participants benefit from the unique atmosphere and facilities of AA&rsquo;s London home. The second phase shifts to A...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/100119421/philau-offers-first-mooc-with-course-in-sustainable-design PhilaU Offers First MOOC with Course in Sustainable Design Sponsor 2014-05-21T13:53:00-04:00 >2014-05-22T12:13:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2r/2rq6wjfjdh5sv7dc.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Brought to you by <a href="http://www.philau.edu/green/index.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Philadelphia University</a>:</em></p><p>Philadelphia University is offering its first massive open online course, or MOOC, based on the university&rsquo;s innovative M.S. in Sustainable Design program, starting June 1.</p><p>With this course, Sustainable Design: Principles and Methodologies, PhilaU is entering the innovative new world of higher education course delivery, taking advantage of the latest technology to reach students worldwide. The course, which is free, offers three levels of rigor to meet the individualized needs of all participants.</p><p>&ldquo;Philadelphia University's master&rsquo;s program in sustainable design was one of the first of its kind and is still a leader in the field of sustainability education," said Rob Fleming, director of PhilaU&rsquo;s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, who teaches the MOOC. "This new online course&mdash;open to anyone, anywhere&mdash;is pushing the boundaries of where sustainability is heading, and will help professionals and others achieve more progressive aspects of sustain...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96582542/call-for-residents-spend-the-summer-in-detroit-with-practice-space [Call for Residents] Spend the Summer in Detroit with Practice·Space Sponsor 2014-03-27T17:28:00-04:00 >2014-04-06T14:51:01-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dy/dydkeaso1834opon.jpg" width="514" height="341" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Practice&middot;Space Residency program is a 4-month alternative vocational training for young architects, designers, and creatives looking to deepen existing skills collaborating on real building projects in Detroit.</p><p>Based out of a former auto garage in Detroit&rsquo;s North Corktown neighborhood, Residents are invited to collaborate with Detroit-based entrepreneurs launching new businesses in old spaces. Over the course of the 4-month term, Residents work in teams to develop architectural concepts, discover new business models, and weave compelling stories to attract the support that will allow the projects to move forward.</p><p>Beyond the project specific experience, Residents gain direct access to a network of experts and advisors, including an Off-Site studio membership, which features a dedicated desk and usage of the Practice&middot;Space workspace as a homebase.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gy/gyrdf9s2cuz5chd4.jpg"></p><p>The Residency requires a part-time commitment of 20 hours per week. The program intentionally leaves considerable time open for Residents ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/93446379/new-dual-master-s-degree-in-design-and-computation-at-unc-charlotte New Dual Master's Degree in Design and Computation at UNC Charlotte Sponsor 2014-03-26T13:47:00-04:00 >2014-03-31T20:23:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/t4/t4fza8qedzcsg03y.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Dual Degree in Architecture and Computer Science/Information Technology is a two-year curriculum with tightly integrated coursework, research and faculty.&nbsp; Upon completion of the curriculum, students will receive both a Master of Architecture III degree and a Master of Science in Computer Science or Information Technology.</p><p>The premise of the dual degree program is that design has become increasingly important to computer scientists and at the same time computation has become important to designers.&nbsp; This program is a unique curriculum that systematically combines the strength and insights of these disciplines.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e4a745ffdoccj753.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <em>Ripple Wall- The Ripple wall installation, is composed of entirely friction components, exemplifying the use of digital tectonics made available through digital fabrication equipment.</em></p><p>As computing has matured as a discipline, it has expanded its focus to include the physical and virtual settings in which users interact with the machine.&nbsp; Specialties like human computer inte...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/89211726/call-for-projects-ceramics-of-italy-2014-tile-competition Call for Projects: Ceramics of Italy 2014 Tile Competition Sponsor 2014-01-06T12:24:00-05:00 >2014-01-07T19:33:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oe/oepcrihmrf6hwzp3.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.tilecompetition.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition</a>:</em></p> <p> Ceramics of Italy never lets an outstanding project go unnoticed. From corporate headquarters with ventilated porcelain facades to summer homes featuring decorative ceramics, enter your best projects in the 2014 Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition for the chance to win $4,000 and a trip to Italy!</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wz/wzzksd8zjqbugosy.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition is an annual awards program sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission. It celebrates the pairing of innovative design ideas with products from Italy&rsquo;s leading ceramic tile manufacturers in creating spaces that are well-appointed, timeless and sustainable. Past winners have included SHoP Architects, Yabu Pushelberg and Bernard Tschumi Architects.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kr/krqq799mcpo4htt9.jpg" title=""></p> <p> For the 2014 edition, North America-based architects and designers are invited to submit domestic and international, new or renovated projects completed betw...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88523562/the-master-in-architectural-management-and-design-at-ie-is-starting-next-february-find-out-where-our-alumni-are-working The Master in Architectural Management and Design at IE is starting next February; find out where our alumni are working Sponsor 2013-12-12T10:02:00-05:00 >2013-12-12T10:02:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6b/6bi8oc5eo7948248.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p> <p> Recognizing that architectural education both in Spain and around the world follows&nbsp;&nbsp; limited models &ndash; either a technical focus or and artistic one - and that the demands of&nbsp;&nbsp; current society, especially in a time of economic fragility and uncertainly,<a href="http://www.ie.edu/architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> IE School of Architecture and Design</a> decided to launch the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mamd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Architectural Management and Design</a> in 2011. One purpose was to broaden the profile of professionals in order to help them obtain the necessary tools to adapt to the new economic scenario. We considered that <strong>bridging the gap between advanced design and management skills</strong> was one response to the endemic situation that architects were facing.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> The <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mamd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Architectural Management and Design</a> was designed by a multidisciplinary team of academics and professionals who envisioned the new profile that could respond both to societal demands and professional needs. The combination of soft ski...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/88524369/co-working-or-die-or-how-new-working-environments-are-changing-the-world Co-Working or Die! or How New Working Environments Are Changing The World Sponsor 2013-12-10T15:51:00-05:00 >2013-12-10T17:18:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dg/dg6k3fiwujuck3ea.jpg" width="514" height="514" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p> <p> The word <em>Design</em> is beginning to feel a little bit short to define some of the concepts that certain architectural firms are currently developing in the field of working environments.</p> <p> Their action&acute;s range from the design of furniture to the urban scale, but they all have in common the belief that the new ways of working and living based in cooperation and sharing of knowledge are rapidly changing the world.</p> <p> Co-working clusters like IMPACT HUB are already based in more than 40 cities worldwide, while global tech companies like Google are creating shared open spaces for young entrepreneurs.</p> <p> Even cities like Las Vegas are trying to regenerate their districts through the creation of &ldquo;coworking families&rdquo;.</p> <p> Join the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mwsd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Work Space Design</a> to learn from some of the outstanding design professionals that are undertaking these fascinating works worldwide.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87990789/win-1-000-subscription-to-create-your-website Win $1,000 subscription to create your website Sponsor 2013-12-06T15:27:00-05:00 >2013-12-06T15:43:35-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5o/5ooroe5ghnnuj7hg.jpg" width="514" height="250" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IM Creator</a>:</em></p> <p> <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c4/c4uwneibo2r2fl1j.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> <strong>Creating your own portfolio website</strong></p> <p> Some of you might not believe it but there are still a few architect that do not have their own website. Every small business needs a website to serve as their online business card and allow them to:</p> <ol><li> Display their portfolio</li> <li> Help potential customers find them on Google</li> <li> Communicate with customers</li> <li> Share information and grow as an industry leader.</li> </ol><p> It doesn&rsquo;t matter if you are a freelance or a small company - these days having your own website a must, especially with all the tools out there that allow you to build your own website without any knowledge of coding or design. In some of these tools you can actually get your website live in just a few minutes and</p> <p> Today we are very happy to invite you to our special Archinect-IM Creator Giveaway!</p> <p> <a href="http://imcreator.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IM Creator</a> is an easy to use website building tool that created special templates for architects plus many templates for anyone who...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/87465027/increase-efficiency-and-morale-by-spending-less Increase Efficiency and Morale by Spending Less Sponsor 2013-12-05T01:02:00-05:00 >2013-12-05T01:02:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s2/s2q6aaf7mxj1g3uo.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.bqe.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BQE Software</a>:</em></p> <p> Multi-million dollar industrial and commercial clients don&rsquo;t tolerate a lot of things&mdash;not sloppy jobs, not late or bloated invoices, not cheap-looking handmade reports, and they sure don&rsquo;t put up with excuses.</p> <p> Johnson Pace Incorporated had to figure out how to keep high profile clients happy while delivering cost effective engineering, architectural and surveying services. Here&rsquo;s how they did it:</p> <p> <strong>They Stay Cost-Effective</strong></p> <p> They reduced employee overtime and saved $195,000 in overhead.</p> <p> <strong>Did They Grow More Profitable?</strong></p> <p> Yes&mdash;very much so. But that&rsquo;s surprisingly not even the best part.</p> <p> <strong>The Best Part</strong></p> <p> The best part is they can make their clients happier with less effort. They&rsquo;re able to provide detailed reports along with clear invoices so clients know the value of their services. They can count on referrals.</p> <p> <strong>How They Did it All</strong><br> They swapped out a well-known office management software for <a href="http://www.bqe.com/billquick-time-billing-software/?src=archinectSPN1113intext" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BillQuick</a> as their time billi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86857095/progressive-designers-need-a-learning-experience-to-match Progressive Designers Need a Learning Experience to Match Sponsor 2013-11-20T17:18:00-05:00 >2013-11-20T17:30:06-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rc/rcsjkaq5nxh9ebmt.jpg" width="514" height="289" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/promotion/archinect-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Digital-Tutors</a>:</em></p> <p> <a href="http://www.digitaltutors.com/promotion/archinect-2013" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/go/go93fosa7hnlhakt.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> You are a Progressive Designer. Seeking out new ways to grow your skills and push your creative limits is what you do. When you need to learn a new design software or subject, watching random YouTube videos or paying hundreds of dollars to learn what you could have read in a book, if you even had time to read it, is not what you do. You need training for The Real World.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wm/wmq015j7aclf0a8g.jpg" title=""></p> <p> At Digital-Tutors, delivering relevant and reliable project-based training to you every week is exactly what we do. Watch introductory tutorials to quickly get up to speed. Or, enhance your design skills with advanced training on integrating applications like Revit, 3ds Max and Photoshop into your workflow, from drafting to visualization. With complete access to every tutorial in the Digital-Tutors library, you can customize your learning experience to fit your exact needs.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a2/a26shtu5fu4yfenc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Progressive designers need progressive tools. Save your notes and tag a...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86397607/now-accepting-applications-one-of-the-only-naab-accredited-m-arch-programs-online Now Accepting Applications: One of the Only NAAB-Accredited M.Arch Programs Online! Sponsor 2013-11-13T11:02:00-05:00 >2013-11-13T12:12:53-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5p/5pup51pwae25myt3.jpg" width="514" height="768" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://onlinedegrees.ltu.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lawrence Technological University</a>:</em></p> <p> <strong>Lawrence Technological University is now accepting applications for its online Master of Architecture program.</strong></p> <p> Provided by one of the oldest and largest schools of architecture in the country, LTU&rsquo;s M.Arch&nbsp; degree is built with practicing industry professionals in mind. LTU&rsquo;s flexible online coursework represents a unique opportunity for those looking to round out their existing portfolio with more&nbsp; formal academic training &ndash; all while building the qualifications necessary to sit for the NCARB exam.</p> <p> <strong>Program At-a-Glance:</strong></p> <ul><li> One of the few online programs accredited by NAAB</li> <li> Can be completed in as little as 15 months</li> <li> Flexible structure attractive for working professionals</li> <li> Competitively priced</li> </ul><p> Our application deadline is quickly approaching, but there&rsquo;s still time.</p> <p> Learn more by clicking <a href="http://onlinedegrees.ltu.edu/ppc-a-ma/?cid=1723&amp;r=internal-archinect&amp;tag=campaign%7C%7C%20%20oct13&amp;utm_medium=sponsorednews&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_campaign=oct13" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85391612/ucla-architecture-and-urban-design-partners-with-hyperloop-to-study-tube-transit-system UCLA Architecture and Urban Design partners with Hyperloop to study tube transit system Sponsor 2013-10-31T09:00:00-04:00 >2013-11-04T22:18:31-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m1/m1jug91q0nshwqlu.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.aud.ucla.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UCLA Architecture and Urban Design</a>:</em></p> <p> <strong>JumpStartFund-backed Hyperloop will conduct research with UCLA SUPRASTUDIO</strong></p> <p> UCLA Architecture and Urban Design (A.UD) has announced it will partner with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., which is backed by JumpStartFund, for its 2014&ndash;15 master of architecture II program, known as SUPRASTUDIO.&nbsp;</p> <p> Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is a newly created company that aims to bring to life entrepreneur Elon Musk's <a href="http://www.spacex.com/hyperloop" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hyperloop concept</a>: a high-speed tube transit system that could whisk passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about 30 minutes. Engineers Marco Villa, former director of missions operations at SpaceX, and Patricia Galloway, the first female president of the American Society of Civil Engineers, will spearhead the development of Hyperloop. The project was created through <a href="https://www.jumpstartfund.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JumpStartFund</a>, a crowd-powered online incubator led by CEO Dirk Ahlborn and chief operating officer Paul Coleman, a UCLA p...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84982464/the-sustainability-hangover-a-film-starring-architects The Sustainability Hangover: a film starring architects. Sponsor 2013-10-25T17:49:00-04:00 >2013-10-28T20:23:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8h/8hs8cedtuzvfhx98.jpg" width="514" height="584" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>Brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu/school-architecture-design/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p> <p> <strong>By the Academic Director of the <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mamd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Architectural Management and Design</a>, Juan Lago Nov&aacute;s.</strong></p> <p> I&rsquo;m sure most of us have seen the inspiring talk by Bjarke Ingels at TED about &ldquo;<a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/bjarke_ingels_hedonistic_sustainability.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hedonistic sustainability</a>&rdquo;, but I would like to reflect about it from an educational point of view and the responsibility of educators about this.</p> <p> One of the many positive situations that this world economic crisis has produced, is probably the fact that our teen age in the 21st century has finished. There are no more parties, no more &ldquo;everything is going to be ok&rdquo; and no more cash to spend in that last drink&hellip; Architects must start taking responsibilities towards our environment, and I mean an environment beyond trees on buildings or birds on trendy images. We all know by now the impact that the AEC industry has in the green environment. Over the last two decades, architects have done a big effort to design more sustainable buildings, sustainable...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/84212354/ie-master-in-work-space-design-and-the-serendipity-maker-scholarship IE Master in Work Space Design and the Serendipity-Maker Scholarship Sponsor 2013-10-17T14:56:00-04:00 >2013-10-17T15:13:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jm/jmrpj7rgs6z2qnk4.jpg" width="514" height="584" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>Brought to you by <a href="http://www.ie.edu" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE School of Architecture &amp; Design</a>:</em></p> <p> &ldquo;For professionals involved in the design processes of innovative work environments&rdquo;</p> <p> The IE Masters in Work Space Design in collaboration with the Royal College of Arts in London is a post graduate course that addresses the implications of change in our contemporary work place. The program seeks to provide an innovative understanding of the relationship between organizational culture and architectural concerns; paying special attention to the interior design of the work environment and its relation with branding, efficiency and social responsibility.</p> <p> The Master in Work Space Design gives students access to an intimate conversation with the most pioneering architects and firms in work space design through its revolution at work lecture series. Guest lecturers include: ROGERS STIRK HARBOUR + PARTNERS, OMA, SEVIL PEACH ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN, GENSLER, PENTAGRAM, JUMP STUDIOS, STUDIOS ARCHITECTURE, STUDIO TILT, ARUP, HAWORTH...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83595259/putting-digital-images-to-work-for-foster-partners Putting digital images to work for Foster + Partners Sponsor 2013-10-08T18:38:00-04:00 >2013-11-12T21:00:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1k/1kwh4mmw0nbinlw4.jpg" width="514" height="203" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>This sponsored post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.axomic.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">OpenAsset</a>:</em></p> <p> OpenAsset has enabled <a href="http://www.fosterandpartners.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster + Partners</a> to create a world class, easy to use architectural image library. Image resources used in projects and for reference are now available to all staff at the click of a mouse, no matter where in world they travel. This case study presents how <a href="http://axomic.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Axomic</a> worked with Foster + Partners to create this key business tool, and how the practice is saving time and putting its digital images to work.</p> <p> <strong>How OpenAsset helps Foster + Partners make the most of their digital images</strong><br> Foster + Partners had been seriously grappling with digital asset management (DAM) for almost a decade before being introduced to OpenAsset. The practice had previously invested in a solution when only a handful of (largely media-industry focused) image libraries were available. While this system was not rolled out to a wide user base, it enabled the practice to structure its data and organize its thoughts around DAM systems, helpi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83079594/turning-down-projects-and-tripling-revenue-one-firm-s-story Turning Down Projects and Tripling Revenue: One Firm’s Story Sponsor 2013-10-01T11:38:00-04:00 >2014-04-23T18:47:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nc/nc7nrk57mnick9xo.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <em>Brought to you by <a href="http://www.bqe.com/archioffice-project-management-software/?src=archinectSPN100113" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BQE ArchiOffice</a></em></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bqe.com/archioffice-project-management-software/?src=archinectSPN100113" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yh/yh73a1nbz4ehmec5.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> <br> How does a firm make the jump from two to twelve employees in just a few years during a recession?</p> <p> How could they possibly triple their revenue between 2005 and 2013? That just doesn&rsquo;t happen. MattParker, Business Manager at Vertical Arts Architecture admits it&rsquo;s unusual and that surviving and thriving during a recession wasn&rsquo;t exactly easy.</p> <p> They started with just 2 employees and a big dream&mdash;to be a premier high-end, multidisciplinary firm, able to provide clients with a full range of services. They wanted to meet and exceed the most discerning clients&rsquo; expectations and have Vertical Arts&rsquo; vision stamped on every aspect of production.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hs/hsj77mwlyy7ybpgc.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Since Vertical Arts opened its doors in &rsquo;05, they&rsquo;ve been using <a href="http://www.bqe.com/archioffice-project-management-software/?src=architizerverticalintext" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ArchiOffice</a> to handle billing and project management. They had fluctuations like everyone else during the roughest years of the recession, yet they&rsquo;ve more than quadrupled their staff and have plans to expand even more in the coming years...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/78315165/win-a-moleskine-notebook-from-the-inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-collection Win a Moleskine® notebook from the Inspiration and Process in Architecture collection! Sponsor 2013-07-31T12:37:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:55:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/im/immrkxk6vtolugsf.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The foundation of architecture lies in the creative process. And for many architects, the beginning of that process involves none other than simple pencil and paper for jotting down those ideas, notes, and sketches to inspire the next project.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vd/vdwxb4lkadk5ak1u.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <a href="http://arcnct.co/12DtyaY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Inspiration and Process in Architecture</a>, published by Moleskine&reg; and curated by Francesca Serrazanetti and Matteo Schubert, is a growing collection of "notebooks" that reveal the creative process of some of the most notable figures in contemporary architecture. Each notebook contains critical essays, an interview with the architect, and a multi-media "Drawings" section that includes the architect's design materials and images taken right from their personal notebooks.</p> <p> We are excited to be giving away five Moleskine notebooks from the collection! Winners will get their hands on a notebook of <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-wiel-arets" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Wiel Arets</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-cino-zucchi" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cino Zucchi</a>, <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a>, or one of the two latest names in the collection: <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-studio-mumbai" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Mumbai</a> and <a href="http://www.moleskine.com/en/collections/model/product/inspiration-and-process-in-architecture-dominique-perrault" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dominique Perrault</a>.</p> <p> <br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/l8/l8s9pikuzwp9ntk6.jpg" title=""><br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/dansohx8gh9eanz4.jpg" title=""><br><br><em>To enter, simply <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dDd1NkxpaC04ejFYZXhia0hHN0Vabmc6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fi...</a></em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77443826/ie-master-in-architectural-design-now-accepting-applications IE Master in Architectural Design now accepting applications Sponsor 2013-07-19T14:46:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:55:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x4/x4gu8xmxhqtljnx0.jpg" width="514" height="703" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> IE School of Architecture &amp; Design through its unique combination of design, innovation and management, expands the boundaries of traditional architectural education.</p> <p> IE welcomes students who seek challenges and aspire to become leaders in the dynamic world of architecture and design.</p> <p> The Master in Architectural Design, taught in Madrid and Barcelona, is a new post-professional degree in architecture focusing on design, along with a backdrop of advanced technology and a deep awareness of cultural contexts.</p> <p> Profile: From new to experienced architects who wish to play a prominent role in the profession and/or lead multidisciplinary teams engaged in architectural and urban design.</p> <ul><li> Duration: 10 months</li> <li> Format: Full-time</li> <li> Language: English</li> <li> Location: Madrid + Barcelona</li> </ul><p> <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mades" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.ie.edu/mades</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/76416931/ie-master-in-architectural-management-and-design-and-ie-master-in-work-space-design-present IE Master in Architectural Management and Design and IE Master in Work Space Design present Sponsor 2013-07-05T18:04:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:55:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vi/vig079gddmjvojbu.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><ul><li> <em>&ldquo;So you want to be famous?"</em>. Peter Murray shares his 7 rules of message design for architects.</li> <li> <em>&ldquo;Co-designing Workspace"</em>. Oliver Marlow explains the TILT Method,&nbsp; his vision about the past, the present and the future of workspace, and how it&rsquo;s all about people.</li> </ul><p> This series of online master classes and conferences have served as a forum for students to participate in open discussions between scholars, critics, independent professionals, entrepreneurs, curators and cultural activists.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/57/57fwjgav83retikk.jpg" title=""></p> <p> IE School of Architecture &amp; Design is one of the leading architecture schools in Europe. Through its unique combination of design, innovation and management,&nbsp; IE School of Architecture &amp; Design expands the boundaries of traditional architectural education. IE welcomes students who seek challenges and aspire to become leaders in the dynamic world of architecture and design.</p> <p> The <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mamd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Master in Architectural Management and Design</a> combines management with advanced design studies, allowing participa...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75056917/architecture-cities-and-nature Architecture, Cities and Nature Sponsor 2013-06-11T19:13:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:55:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5u/5uslaw332pze93rm.jpg" width="514" height="607" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Date: June 19, 2013. 5:00 PM Madrid time<br> Title: <em>&ldquo;Architecture, Cities and Nature&rdquo;</em><br> Speaker:&nbsp; Stan Allen,SAA Prinicipal. Academic Advisor at IE Master in Architectural Design.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mades" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Architectural Design</a> presents the Online Master Classes series.</p> <p> Introducing:<em> &ldquo;Architecture, Cities and Nature&rdquo;</em></p> <p> Traditional histories of Urbanism have seen the city as something separate from nature, organized according to its own rules and conventions.&nbsp; Given the current emphasis on environment and sustainability, and recent experiments in the sustainable urbanism, it makes sense to revisit the history of the city from a new perspective.&nbsp; This seminar will look briefly at the history of the city from the 19th century to the present through the lens of landscape and nature. Beginning with Haussmann and Cerda, we will look at Fredrick Law Olmsted and the City Beautiful Movement, Frank Lloyd Wright&rsquo;s Broadacre City proposal and post-war suburban development in the US, ending with the emergenc...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/73638484/codesigning-workspace-the-future-for-collaborative-environments Codesigning Workspace: The future for collaborative environments Sponsor 2013-05-30T13:00:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:54:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xv/xvvaaj6wh21zxswk.jpg" width="514" height="623" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Date: June 25, 2013, 5:00 PM, Madrid<br> Title: <em>"Codesigning Workspace: The future for collaborative environments"</em><br> Speaker: Oliver Marlow, Studio Tilt. Professor at IE Master in Work Space Design.</p> <p> The <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mwsd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Work Space Design</a> presents the Online Master Classes series.</p> <p> Introducing:&nbsp; <em>"Codesigning Workspace: The future for collaborative environments"</em> with Oliver Marlow from Studio Tilt.</p> <p> <em>"Collaboration is by its very definition about people, and about transforming their relationships with one another. Using space as a way to transform these relationships is at the heart of a collaborative environment: It needs to be open, inspiring, collegiate and creative.</em></p> <p> <em>Designing workspace is changing too, to keep up. Without the user at the heart of workspace design a space will suffer in its conception. But fostering and harnessing these values as the space evolves is the crucial next step to the environment of the future, remaining adaptable, interactive, and iterative. How do we do...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/74116342/so-you-want-to-be-famous So you want to be famous? Sponsor 2013-05-28T17:42:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:54:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mrjd50e482oge1gy.jpg" width="514" height="623" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Date: June 13, 2013, 5:00 PM, Madrid<br> Title: <em>"So you want to be famous?"</em><br> Speaker: Peter Murray, Wordsearch Communications and NLA Founder. Professor at IE Master in Architectural Management and Design.</p> <p> The <a href="http://www.ie.edu/mamd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IE Master in Architectural Management and Design</a> presents the Online Master Classes series.&nbsp;</p> <p> Introducing: <em>"So you want to be famous?"</em> with Peter Murray from Wordsearch Communications.</p> <p> <em>"Peter Murray discusses the way that throughout the ages architects have used media to promote ideas and projects, to increase their profile and, ultimately, win more work. The lessons of Palladio, Corbusier, Foster, Gehry and Koolhaas are highly relevant to today's practitioners."</em></p> <p> To register, <a href="http://info.ie.edu/request/inicio.aspx?events=%7B2169d3b8-d1a5-e211-a9c9-02bf0a09015e%7D&amp;idioma=eng&amp;utm_source=archinect&amp;utm_medium=post&amp;utm_campaign=mamd_post" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/71758072/ie-master-in-architectural-management-and-design-program-bridges-the-gap-between-design-and-business IE Master in Architectural Management and Design program bridges the gap between design and business Sponsor 2013-04-22T18:03:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:54:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kg/kgssp97pqzihs6uz.jpg" width="514" height="641" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> IE Master in Architectural Management and Design is a 13 month program aimed to bridge the gap that exists between advanced design and the business in the architectural field. The innovative and pioneering content of this master course lies in the combination of IE's well known entrepreneurial spirit and business expertise in conjunction with the design approach of IE School of Architecture.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Its blended format (a combination between online sessions with on-site periods ) allows students to meet their professional obligations while studying.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> The Architect's Backstage lecture series will enrich the students experience through direct contact with leaders of top architecture practices, some of whom Pritzker Prize Laureates, will explain key insights to achieve excellence in design.</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://www.davidchipperfield.co.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">David Chipperfield Architects</a>. Andrew Phillips</li> <li> <a href="http://www.fosterandpartners.com/Practice/Default.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Foster and Partners</a>. Richard Mateu</li> <li> <a href="http://www.gensler.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">GENSLER</a>. Duncan Swinhoe</li> <li> <a href="http://www.shoparc.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ShoP Architects</a>. Gregg Pasquarelli</li> <li> <a href="http://www.perkinseastman.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Perkins Eastman</a>. Bradford Perkins</li> <li> ...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/71344885/ie-master-in-architectural-design-lecture-series-opens-with-sou-fujimoto IE Master in Architectural Design lecture series opens with Sou Fujimoto Sponsor 2013-04-15T18:23:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:54:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fm/fmk7c0s3ud8093le.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> IE Master in Architectural Design opens its 2013 lecture series program, at the C&iacute;rculo of Bellas Artes in Madrid, with the Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto.</p> <p> <a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/f5/f55i5yvqf7fd31ba.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dd/dd44bubulf1okps8.jpg" title=""></a></p> <p> Sou Fujimoto&rsquo;s lecture, &ldquo;Evolving Ideas: Primitive Future&rdquo;, served as a forum for students to participate in open discussions between scholars, critics, independent professionals, entrepreneurs, curators and cultural activists.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ql/ql2rsb52knwcwwlg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> What is the meaning of Architecture? and how does it relate to nature? are the two questions that Sou Fujimoto continues to ponder on.</p> <p> His projects are a pure reflection of his continuous research of the relationship between:</p> <p> city and architecture<br> architecture and landscape<br> inside and outside<br> nature and architecture</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61246110/utah-street-residence-by-jon-hensley-architects-archinect-s-2012-mymarvin-winner-picks UTAH STREET RESIDENCE by Jon Hensley Architects; Archinect's 2012 myMarvin winner picks Sponsor 2012-11-12T14:30:00-05:00 >2013-10-16T19:54:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f8/f8va5yfwxrqo5f44.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In the previous weeks, you could already enjoy two of our three favorites from the 2012 myMarvin Architect's Challenge, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59040462/leicester-house-by-eric-gartner-archinect-s-2012-mymarvin-winner-picks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEICESTER HOUSE by Eric Gartner</a> and the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/60116042/russell-t-joy-building-by-tha-architecture-inc-archinect-s-2012-mymarvin-winner-picks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RUSSELL T. JOY BUILDING by THA Architecture Inc</a>. Today's featured project is UTAH STREET RESIDENCE in Arlington, VA by <a href="http://jonhensleyarchitects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jon Hensley Architects</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/x4/x4pj07nmfn80wyme.png"></p> <p> <em>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Marvin is proud to showcase some of the architectural community&rsquo;s most<br> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; inspired work in our annual <a href="http://pros.marvin.com/window-door-ideas/mymarvin-project/architects-challenge/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect&rsquo;s Challenge</a></em></p> <p> The myMarvin Architect's Challenge winners projects are original designs, built within the last ten years, which incorporate Marvin&reg; windows and/or doors.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dp/dp9oks9ad3tagvbz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <em>The architectural addition dramatically changed the house, in adding a contemporary light filled expansive kitchen and entertaining space. The existing kitchen and dining room were combined into a larger dining area that is open to the addition containing the new kitchen. The kitchen has 11 ft. ceilings and is wrapped in windows, providing for abun...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/60116042/russell-t-joy-building-by-tha-architecture-inc-archinect-s-2012-mymarvin-winner-picks RUSSELL T. JOY BUILDING by THA Architecture Inc.; Archinect's 2012 myMarvin winner picks Sponsor 2012-10-26T18:12:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T19:53:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f6/f6wpmkzn2hbk0d0z.jpg" width="514" height="338" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A couple weeks ago we presented one of our three favorites from the <a href="http://www.marvin.com/window-door-ideas/mymarvin-project/architects-challenge/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2012 myMarvin Architect's Challenge</a>, the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59040462/leicester-house-by-eric-gartner-archinect-s-2012-mymarvin-winner-picks" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LEICESTER HOUSE by Eric Gartner</a>. Today we bring you the&nbsp;RUSSELL T. JOY BUILDING by <a href="http://www.thaarchitecture.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">THA Architecture Inc</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/x4/x4pj07nmfn80wyme.png"></p> <p> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; <em>Marvin is proud to showcase some of the architectural community&rsquo;s most<br> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; inspired work in our annual <a href="http://pros.marvin.com/window-door-ideas/mymarvin-project/architects-challenge/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architect&rsquo;s Challenge</a></em></p> <p> <br> The myMarvin Architect's Challenge winners projects are original designs, built within the last ten years, which incorporate Marvin&reg; windows and/or doors.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lt/lt641qfkd9pleh0i.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Offering a small-campus environment in the heart of a historic, dynamic downtown, the University of Washington Tacoma is often cited as one of the most important factors in Tacoma&rsquo;s renaissance. The renovation was the final step in the University&rsquo;s ambitious restoration effort of this historically significant neighborhood.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qh/qhjupqwcgvgy3hnv.jpg" title=""></p> <p> The Russell T. Joy Building (Joy Building) is a three-story historic warehouse building originally constructed i...</p>