Archinect - News 2017-07-26T04:47:00-04:00 What makes "good" architecture criticism? These writers define the traits Justine Testado 2015-04-21T13:52:00-04:00 >2017-01-02T08:17:01-05:00 <img src="" width="570" height="307" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>What is 'serious criticism' in architecture? This is a vital topic, since architecture critics often shape public opinion as much as architects themselves do, if not more so.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Derived from John Ruskin's 1849 essay <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"The Seven Lamps of Architecture"</a>, architect Lance Hosey compiled a list of comments from the small group of architecture writers pictured above about what they believe are the defining characteristics of good architectural criticism and its role in today's society.</p><p>Related:</p><ul><li><a title="Powers of 10 with Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic at the LA Times, on Archinect Sessions #10!" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Powers of 10 with Christopher Hawthorne, architecture critic at the LA Times, on Archinect Sessions #10!</a></li></ul> Eric Owen Moss will be a guest on HuffPost Live today at 3:30 PST to discuss cities Archinect 2013-05-14T17:59:00-04:00 >2017-07-07T17:21:38-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="853" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Eric Moss gets to play a real-life game of Sim City. The architect's 1986 master plan for Culver City proposed 43 buildings and half are completed today. Eric joins us along with others from across the country to discuss urban revitalization.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Can New York City Achieve Carbon Neutrality in Buildings by 2030? Paul Petrunia 2011-04-20T20:18:18-04:00 >2011-04-20T20:18:53-04:00 <img src="" width="610" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Most buildings in New York will undergo renovation over the next twenty years. A number will also get demolished. As well, many building enclosures will soon need replacement, particularly post-WW2 curtain wall buildings. Gut renovations of office spaces take place on a regular basis. There is great opportunity to re-imagine and reduce energy consumption in all these buildings.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Our friend Jacob Slevin talks to Ed Mazria, sustainable architecture activist and founder of Architecture 2030, about changes he envisions for NYC and beyond.</p>