Archinect - News 2014-11-24T16:33:01-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/108636614/last-reminder-application-deadline-for-aa-greece-visiting-school-folded-force-is-sept-15 LAST REMINDER: Application deadline for AA Greece Visiting School - Folded Force is Sept. 15! Sponsor 2014-09-10T13:22:00-04:00 >2014-09-10T14:11:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/od/odbk6896oxdq6lx5.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/greece" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Greece Visiting School</a>:</em></p><p>There's less than a week left to apply for the <a href="http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/greece" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Greece Visiting School - Folded Force</a> fall program. All current architecture and design students, Ph.D. candidates and young professionals are welcome to apply.</p><p>Starting September 22 to October 1, this year's installment will feature a series of traveling, mobile workshops that will begin in the Western Greece capital of Patras.</p><p>Apply now before the deadline next Monday, September 15! You can apply online <a href="https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/ONLINEAPPLICATION/visitingApplication.php?schoolID=273" 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.</p><p>More details below.</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 activ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106337230/drawing-ambience-alvin-boyarsky-and-the-architectural-association ‘Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association’ Liam Otten 2014-08-12T13:09:00-04:00 >2014-08-18T21:46:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zj/zjb5wewi7i86m78b.jpg" width="514" height="360" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Is architecture a trade or an art?</p><p>For Alvin Boyarsky, the answer was clear. As longtime chair of the <a href="http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Association</a> (AA) in London, and one of the most influential figures in 20th-century design education, Boyarsky argued that architecture was not only a profession but also an artistic venture &mdash; an open, wide-ranging practice that comprises drawing and publication as much as it engages design and construction.</p><p>This fall, the <a href="http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum</a> at Washington University in St. Louis will present <a href="http://www.kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu/exhibitions/9926" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">&ldquo;Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association,&rdquo;</a> the first public museum exhibition of drawings from Boyarsky&rsquo;s private collection.</p><p>Featuring early formative works on paper by a generation of prominent architects &mdash; including Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, Daniel Libeskind, Rem Koolhaas and Bernard Tschumi &mdash; &ldquo;Drawing Ambience&rdquo; explores Boyarsky&rsquo;s role as a collector of drawings and also, metaphorically speaking, of the ideas and people that have come to defin...</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/100521290/only-one-week-remaining-to-apply-for-aa-visiting-school-los-angeles-summer-2014 Only one week remaining to apply for AA Visiting School Los Angeles Summer 2014! Archinect 2014-05-27T15:54:00-04:00 >2014-05-28T13:18:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qo/qo1sjlpc3e3uo0yi.jpg" width="514" height="682" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The registration deadline for the first ever <a href="http://losangeles.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA Visiting School Los Angeles</a> is inching closer and closer &mdash; applicants have until Sunday, June 1 to apply for what promises to become one of the West Coast's standout events this summer.</p><p>Read on for more information and how to apply.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b8/b8ao9u3hcfj508zj.jpg"></p><p><strong>AA Visiting School Los Angele</strong><strong>s</strong><strong>&nbsp;Details:&nbsp;<a href="http://losangeles.aaschool.ac.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://losangeles.aaschool.ac.uk/</a></strong></p><p>Registration is open to students and professionals alike, who are interested in participating in a 10 day design charette focused on exploring the legacy of experimental housing in LA through the lens of contemporary design methodologies.</p><p>Expect to explore computational design strategies, implement digital fabrication processes, work with a global network of like-minded designers, researchers, and educators, and experience the iconic legacy of LA's mid-century modernist homes.</p><p>Like&nbsp;us&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/AAVSLosAngeles" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a><br>Follow&nbsp;us&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/AAVSLA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a><br>Apply&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/1ied2lZ" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a></p><p><strong>Confirmed design instructors include:</strong></p><ul><li>Marc Fornes, TheVeryMany, Harvard GSD</li><li>Jenny Wu,&nbsp;Oyler Wu Collaborative, Sci-Arc</li><li>Adam Marcus, V...</li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/99832200/apply-for-the-2014-aa-summer-dlab-white-now-until-july-14 Apply for the 2014 AA SUMMER DLAB :: WHITE now until July 14 Sponsor 2014-05-15T17:11:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T22:50:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tc/tcrmy7gxhbyd206b.jpg" width="514" height="755" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="https://www.aaschool.ac.uk/STUDY/VISITING/summerdlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Summer DLAB</a> from London's <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/298/architectural-association-school-of-architecture-aa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AA School of Architecture</a> is back again for its 2014 cycle. The summer-long workshop emphasizes the integration of algorithmic / generative design methodologies and large scale digital fabrication tools.</p><p>Continuing its color-based agenda with White, this year's Summer DLAB will highlight White as a starting point to investigate natural formation processes and interpret them as innovative architectonic spaces.</p><p><strong>The application deadline is JULY 14! </strong>The program is open to all current architecture and design students.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/w4/w4q6kflmpfkl5q5y.jpg"></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 AA Hooke Park campus and revolves around the fabrication and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/85365024/get-lectured-aa-school-of-architecture-fall-13 Get Lectured: AA School of Architecture Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-30T12:48:00-04:00 >2013-11-18T23:09:25-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/34/34vo84m29xrfvu67.jpg" width="514" height="753" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/329751/fall-2013-lectures" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we recently launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. (<strong>UPDATE</strong>: We've added international schools!) Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Today's poster comes from the <a href="http://www.aaschool.ac.uk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Association School of Architecture</a> in London. By looking at the poster alone, the AA School of Architecture is packed with events for the current term including public exhibitions, book launches, roundtable talks, symposia, and of course, lectures.</p> <p> There are plenty of lunchtime and evening lectures to look out for. A few notable speakers this season are Greg Lynn, Patrik Schumacher, and Charles Jencks in addition to upcoming lectures from Mark Wigley, Mark Cousins, Keller Easterling, Beatriz Colomina, Smout Allen, and Pier Vittorio Aureli.</p> <p> Last but not least, ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83146224/the-life-aquatech-by-thinktank-fuses-aesthetics-and-performance-with-hydronics "The Life Aquatech" by thinkTANK fuses aesthetics and performance with hydronics Justine Testado 2013-10-01T17:37:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T21:55:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/36/36l05dkuxt1rjtu3.jpg" width="514" height="287" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> After 16 months of computational and fabrication research into building system technology, a team of students known as thinkTANK created "The Life Aquatech" for their thesis project at the AA Design Research Laboratory (AADRL). Prioritizing human comfort in terms of temperature, the structure has a self-regulating hydronic system that behaves more like a biological mechanism instead of the standard HVAC system. Additionally, the water-based system easily fuses with the building's contoured aesthetics and doesn't compromise performance.<br><br> Here's the project description and images that thinkTANK sent to us:<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7u/7uwkzp7ndw4nhuer.jpg" title=""><br><br> "The Life Aquatech investigates the relationship between the building systems that mediate between interior and exterior and architectural design by shifting from air-based systems to a water-based system.<br><br> Human comfort is one of the main drivers of the investigation, seeking an ideal relationship between the user&rsquo;s comfort in relation to temperature and how the building can sel...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/83138336/aa-dlab-visiting-school-2013-light-forest AA DLAB Visiting School 2013: Light Forest Justine Testado 2013-10-01T13:22:00-04:00 >2013-10-01T13:22:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9y/9ys7rkn7ul22esvh.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Every year, London's Architectural Association School of Architecture (AA) hosts collaborative workshops that challenge an international group of student participants at different levels of architectural experience [...]. The AA DLAB VIsiting School 2013 marked its completion with the recent installment of its final prototype, "Light Forest." This year's workshop took place at AA London and AA Hooke Park from July 22-Aug.4.</p></em><br /><br /><p> You can check out previously featured AA DLAB projects <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/56310866/student-works-fallen-star" target="_blank">here</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/74780159/student-works-ai-aa-athens-aa-istanbul-visiting-schools-2013" target="_blank">here</a>.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75977995/bamboo-lakou-wins-the-architectural-association-s-2013-foster-partners-prize ‘Bamboo Lakou’ Wins the Architectural Association’s 2013 Foster + Partners Prize Alexander Walter 2013-06-27T17:29:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T18:54:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fj/fj8ypagh7pg1v4bc.jpg" width="514" height="261" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>London's Architectural Association School of Architecture and Foster + Partners have announced the winner of the 2013 Foster + Partners Prize, presented annually to the AA diploma student whose portfolio best addresses the themes of sustainability and infrastructure. The recipient is selected jointly by the AA and Foster + Partners at the end of each academic year. This year&rsquo;s prize has been awarded to John Naylor, of Diploma Unit 16, for his project &lsquo;Bamboo Lakou&rsquo;.</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/53074474/architectural-association-s-foster-partners-prize-2012-goes-to-yi-yvonne-weng Architectural Association’s Foster + Partners Prize 2012 Goes to Yi Yvonne Weng Alexander Walter 2012-07-06T19:14:00-04:00 >2012-07-07T16:53:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ds/dsbunk7i1hpzghhm.jpg" width="514" height="498" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Earlier this week in London, the Architectural Association and Foster + Partners announced AA diploma student Yi Yvonne Weng as winner of the 2012 Foster + Partners Prize for her project &lsquo;The 6th Layer &ndash; Explorative Canopy Trail&rsquo;. The award is presented annually to the AA fifth year diploma student whose portfolio best addresses the themes of sustainability and infrastructure. The recipient is selected jointly by the AA and Foster + Partners at the end of each academic year.</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/41565559/book-launch-the-sniper-s-log-architectural-chronicles-of-generation-x-by-alejandro-zaera-polo Book launch The Sniper's Log. Architectural Chronicles of Generation X, by Alejandro Zaera-Polo facdat 2012-03-16T00:36:00-04:00 >2012-03-16T11:05:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b1/b154889d6apysjgw.jpg" width="514" height="747" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This compilation of texts written since 1986 reveals a parallel activity to Alejandro Zaera-Polo&rsquo;s professional life. The book is like a sniper&rsquo;s log, a register of events and accumulated experience, for the purpose of identifying tendencies and assessing performance, rather than to establish truths.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This looks like an interesting book.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/22981942/archi-zines-exhibition-to-launch-nov-5-archinect-is-represented-twice ARCHI-ZINES Exhibition to Launch Nov. 5 / Archinect is Represented (twice)! Paul Petrunia 2011-10-06T18:49:10-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/97/972afd28f1b06d5e9c40b88e20c6bd82.jpg" width="514" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The exhibition, curated by Elias Redstone, originated as an online project and showcases 60 architecture magazines, fanzines and journals from over 20 countries. From Australia and Argentina to the UK and USA, these independent publications are reframing how people relate to their built environment &ndash; taking comment and criticism out of just an architectural arena and into everyday life.</p></em><br /><br /><p> We're honored to have both our new <a href="http://shop.archinect.com/product/ai-weiwei-zine" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect News Digest 'zine</a>, as well as <a href="http://shop.archinect.com/product/bracket-on-farming" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bracket</a>, included in the upcoming ARCHI-ZINES exhibition at the AA in London.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/qq/qqcikfsrair3sjrx.png"></p>