Archinect - News 2014-04-18T01:34:38-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/24933967/editor-s-picks-234 Editor's Picks #234 Nam Henderson 2011-10-23T19:45:44-04:00 >2011-10-24T14:24:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3r/3rcoitet911hnua2.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Orhan noted that in the language of "architectural poetics, the living room bathes you in a beautiful California light, washes your soul and takes your thoughts into the Pacific Ocean through the large window which sets the elevation on that side. Outside is wide and open, nurturing the peaceful inner space, this is something only great architecture can bless you with and masterfully achieved as in Schindler made experience."</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/1812010/orhan-ayy-ce" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>,&nbsp;reported on his visit to Schindler's 1926 Lovell Beach House which the MAK Center and its brilliant curatorial team were able to gain access to as a <a href="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6255006760_e129f7cb3e_b.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2011 fund raising event</a>.&nbsp;Orhan noted that in the language&nbsp;of "<strong>architectural poetics, the living room bathes you in a beautiful California light, washes your soul and takes your thoughts into the Pacific Ocean through the large window which sets the elevation on that side. Outside is wide and open, nurturing the peaceful inner space, this is something only great architecture can bless you with and masterfully achieved as in Schindler made experience.</strong>"&nbsp;SDR then posted some older B+ W documents "<em>As a contrast to (or context for) Orhan's new photos</em>".</p> <p> In <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/24220512/the-ideal-firm-s-profile" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Ideal Firm's Profile</a>,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/20580749/sherin-wing" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sherin Wing</a>,&nbsp;laid out a number of working conditions&nbsp; by which firms large and small can try to whether the effects of poor economic policies and deregulation throughout the 2000&rsquo;s will be felt for years to come.&nbsp;<strong>Lian Chikako Chang</strong> commented "'<em>But ...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/23299228/editor-s-picks-232 Editor's Picks #232 Nam Henderson 2011-10-09T12:52:59-04:00 >2011-10-09T16:09:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zd/zdz3jvm9knbzm4p8.jpg" width="514" height="556" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce, alerts Archinect to the fact that recently LADOT &ldquo;erected traffic signal in front of historically significant Neutra VDL House in Silver Lake, Los Angeles. No notification was ever sent to institutions, individuals and organizations in charge of the house which is open to public.&rdquo; Janosh believes &ldquo;That's so audacious that it's the perfect example of LADOT's total detachment from the world outside of traffic engineering. Cars, after all, can't appreciate architecture.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2283854/guy-horton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Guy Horton</a>,&nbsp;author of Contours, Archinect's featured series on the business, politics, and culture of architecture, <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/22836339/contours-the-real" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">gets real regarding our current economic situation</a>. He states "<strong>discussions about the recession in the architecture field have been less than up-front and honest. Much of this is related to the need for firms to do internal damage-control while continuing to project a positive brand out into the marketplace. Media permeates every aspect of the business now...Very little about&nbsp; the reality of the current economy makes it through the firewall.</strong>"</p> <p> <strong>News</strong><br> Hungarian architect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/22637907/an-architect-appalled-at-communism-and-consumerism-alike" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Imre Makovecz, died at age 75</a>.&nbsp;As <strong>chicagoski</strong> commented &ldquo;<em>Makovecz showed that you don't need a computer to get away from the orthogonal</em>&rdquo;.</p> <p> The world also lost Steve Jobs this week. <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/200280/paul-petrunia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Petrunia</a>,&nbsp;thinks the &ldquo;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/22871277/rip-steve-jobs%20" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The world is a little less interesting now</a>&rdquo;&nbsp;In response to which <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2532608/gregory-walker" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gregory Walker</a>, said &ldquo;<em>less interesting and less imaginary. ..and apple can leave the best legacy simply by continuing to dare to fai...</em></p>