Archinect - News 2014-04-17T08:38:00-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/94268531/where-are-the-heroes-to-save-pittsburgh-s-african-american-center Where Are The Heroes To Save Pittsburgh's African-American Center? Alexander Walter 2014-02-24T14:07:00-05:00 >2014-03-03T21:32:26-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5f/5f70b613a650c3845e943979c3b705df.jpg" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In 2009 a gleaming performing arts space opened to great fanfare in downtown Pittsburgh. The distinctive is as long as the block it occupies, and the corner of the building looks like the sail of a ship made in glass and stone. The August Wilson Center for African American Culture was meant to be a hub for African-American theater, art and education, named after renowned playwright and native son . Today the Center is for sale, unable to pay its bills.</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/83288532/get-lectured-carnegie-mellon-university-fall-13 Get Lectured: Carnegie Mellon University Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-10-03T12:55:00-04:00 >2013-10-03T12:55:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/i9/i9bik2le4tii447t.jpg" width="514" height="291" 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. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture is our featured lectured series for Thursday.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="mailto:connect@archinect.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">connect@archinect.com</a>.</em></p> <p> All lectures begin at <strong>6:30 pm</strong> and are free and open to the public. Note each lecture's locations.</p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER</strong></p> <p> <em><strong>September 16</strong></em><br><strong>Maria Aiolova</strong> / Terreform ONE, New York<br><strong>"Urbaneering Cities"</strong><br> at <strong>Carnegie Museum of Art Theate</strong>r: 4400 Forbes Ave. Pittsburgh<br> Alan H. Rider Distinguished Lecture<br><br><em><strong>September 23</strong></em><br><strong>Peter Rich /</strong> Peter Rich Architects, Johannesburg<br><strong>"Learnt in Translation"</strong><br> at <strong>Kresge Theatre</strong>: located in Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Ar...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/45468130/maya-lin-invites-and-challenges-visitors-to-her-website-to-help-improve-earth-s-well-being Maya Lin invites and challenges visitors to her website to help improve Earth's well-being Archinect 2012-04-18T19:46:00-04:00 >2012-04-18T19:49:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/y1/y1lzorp65zymb0u8.jpg" width="514" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Ms. Lin conceived "What Is Missing?" as the fifth, and last, of her memorial projects, which began with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial built on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in 1982.</p></em><br /><br /><p> If you're looking for something to do on Earth Day, consider a visit to <a href="http://www.whatismissing.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.whatismissing.net</a>, the site developed by noted artist and activist Maya Lin that launches its second stage Sunday.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/3680389/upcoming-architecture-design-events Upcoming Architecture & Design Events Archinect 2011-04-21T13:40:10-04:00 >2011-04-21T15:24:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g9/g9qn9xl7qwp690n9.jpg" width="514" height="129" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <strong><u>Thursday April 21</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/van_alen_books_launch_party/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Books Launch Party</a>, New York, NY</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/lecture_by_ogrydziak_prillinger/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lecture by Ogrydziak Prillinger</a>, Bellevue, Washington</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Friday April 22</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/interpretations_exhibition_practice/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Interpretations: Exhibition Practice</a>, New York, NY</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/pidgin_magazine_10_launch/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PIDGIN Magazine #10 Launch</a>, New York, NY</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/kim_beom/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Kim Beom</a>, Los Angeles, CA</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Saturday April 23</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/triangle_modernist_houses_presents_2nd_frank_lloyd_wright_tour/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Triangle Modernist Houses Presents 2nd Frank Lloyd Wright Tour</a>, Pittsburgh, PA</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/open_house_by_droog_led_by_diller_scofidio_renfro/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Open house by Droog led by Diller Scofidio +Renfro</a>, New York</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Monday April 25</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/lecture_by_anton_garcia-abril_ensamble_studio/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lecture by Ant&oacute;n Garc&iacute;a-Abril | Ensamble Studio</a>, Chicago, IL</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Tuesday April 26</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/international_sculpture_center_isc_lifetime_achievement_awar/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">International Sculpture Center (ISC) Lifetime Achievement Awar</a>, New York, NY</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Wednesday April 27</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/architectural_photography_exhibit_drinks_by_design/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural Photography Exhibit / Drinks by Design</a>, San Francisco, CA</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/european_media_art_festival_2011/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">European Media Art Festival 2011</a>, Osnabr&uuml;ck, Germany</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong><u>Thursday April 28</u></strong></p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/streets_as_places_moblog1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Streets as Places</a>, New York City, NY</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/how_to_turn_a_place_around_moblog1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How to Turn a Place Around</a>, New York City, NY</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <em>Event listings powered by <a href="http://www.archinect.com/links/redirect.php?action=redirect&amp;post_id=?id=56173_0_26_0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> ~ <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/competitions/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Competitions</a>, <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/events/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Events</a> &amp; <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/news/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">News</a> | <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/submit/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Submit</a></em></p>...