Archinect - News 2015-07-03T23:35:49-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/130412905/design-marfa-sheds-light-on-desert-living-design-in-2015-symposium-this-september Design Marfa sheds light on desert-living design in 2015 Symposium this September Justine Testado 2015-06-25T15:53:00-04:00 >2015-06-25T19:42:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qo/qokrs6nvf5821dbf.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://designmarfa.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design Marfa</a> &mdash; the non-profit that hosted the <a href="http://designmarfa.com/housingcompetition.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marfa Multi-Family Housing Competition</a> this past fall &mdash; announced the details to their 2015 Symposium and Home Tour taking place September 18-19 at the Crowley Theater in the Texan desert town of Marfa. Although the topics focus on desert environments, they could still offer some handy tips for different locations and climates.</p><p>Friday, September 18 will include presentations from an international array of architects and designers such as, "Does This Structure Make Me Look Hot?" by Tucson architect Cade Hayes in regards to earthen building-materials like lava rock or adobe; DUST principal Brad Lancaster's session on harvesting rainwater; a presentation by multidsciplinary designer Gina Coffman on how to design community spaces that help increase walkability in our local neighborhoods, and more.</p><p>Then on September 19, Marfa Multi-Family Housing Competition winner Paul Vincent presents <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/a_closer_look_at_77_by_paul_vincent_the_design_marfa_housing_competition_w/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">his design "7+7"</a>, while juror Sharon Odum delves into the ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104481022/reminder-register-now-for-facades-in-chicago REMINDER: Register now for Facades+ in Chicago Sponsor 2014-07-18T14:49:00-04:00 >2014-07-18T15:48:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rn/rnbb6laan3kb9uw3.jpg" width="514" height="116" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you haven't already done so, register now for the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/facades_chicago_july_24th_and_25th/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facades+ conference</a> taking place on July 24 and 25 in Chicago, IL.</p><p>Presented by <em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> and Enclos, the conference will discuss the fast-paced evolution of fa&ccedil;ade technology and explore innovative, sustainable design practices. Attendees will have the chance to network with leading industry experts, participate in discussion panels, and learn through hands-on workshops.</p><p>The opening keynote will be <strong>James Timberlake</strong>, a founding principal of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/8422861/kierantimberlake" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KieranTimberlake</a>, the renowned Philadelphia-based architecture firm known for its synthesis of art, science, and advanced research. <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/69381519/jahn" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">JAHN</a>&rsquo;s <strong>Francisco Gonzalez Pulido</strong> will give the afternoon keynote, <em>Lightness.</em></p><p><strong>For more details and to register, visit <a href="http://www.facadesplus.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">facadesplus.com</a>.</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61242590/symposium-sheds-light-on-nelson Symposium sheds light on Nelson Archinect 2012-11-12T11:36:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T11:36:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5e/5e3afe1009d13fcce25bc6fa90784bb9.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the lecture series &ldquo;Context and Collaboration&rdquo; given by Paul Makovsky of Metropolis Magazine, Pullman and architect Jane Thompson of the Thompson Design Group, Nelson was described as rejecting the Howard Roark paradigm of the &ldquo;hero architect&rdquo; due to his socially conscious approach and his choice to work on interiors during the mid-20th century when furniture design was considered &ldquo;feminine.&rdquo;</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/24669697/viewers-examine-music-architecture-intersection Viewers examine music, architecture intersection Archinect 2011-10-21T12:45:08-04:00 >2011-10-21T12:46:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/86/86bcb02c3a15e95c1cdabcee378d15b3.jpg" width="400" height="266" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>UT students and Austin residents gathered to explore the relationship between music and architecture through artistic performances Wednesday afternoon. Participants in the Music in Architecture competition created performances to explore how music can be inspired by architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Also visit the <a href="http://www.soa.utexas.edu/caad/mia-aim/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Music in Architecture website</a>.</p>