Archinect - News 2016-05-05T08:22:02-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149504328/sir-peter-cook-designed-drawing-studio-at-the-arts-university-bournemouth-opened-today Sir Peter Cook-designed drawing studio at the Arts University Bournemouth opened today Alexander Walter 2016-03-03T13:34:00-05:00 >2016-03-16T00:39:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/vo/vo6cxsk6ylt53ech.jpg" width="514" height="269" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Art University Bournemouth&rsquo;s new drawing studio, designed by alumnus Sir Peter Cook, is to be officially today by Zaha Hadid. It is the first purpose-built drawing studio to open in the UK for 100 years and is the renowned architect and founding member of radical collective Archigram&rsquo;s first building in the country. The curved studio has been designed to emphasise natural light [...] there is a large circular north-light and a rear clerestory, which provides softer light.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here are a few more images of the delightful little structure (via CRAB studio's <a href="http://www.crab-studio.com/art-university-bournemouth.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">website</a>):</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/va/vag0zd3rwtq5g38u.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/iq/iq3m00xtv5vqvexn.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/qn/qn9bh3us0ge0k8m1.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5w/5wttg0yk72h0rv1x.jpg"></p><p>Related news and feature stories on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/76359/conversation-with-peter-cook-on-the-state-of-things" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Conversation with Peter Cook on the State of Things</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/136185375/in-new-exhibition-sir-peter-cook-reflects-on-architecture-s-possibilities" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In new exhibition, Sir Peter Cook reflects on architecture's possibilities</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/93081255/extraordinarily-beautiful-architectural-drawings-from-the-world-s-greatest-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Extraordinarily Beautiful Architectural Drawings From the World's Greatest Architects</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/137762484/editor-s-picks-430 Editor's Picks #430 Nam Henderson 2015-09-29T13:21:00-04:00 >2015-10-03T17:20:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/sw/sw8gkqsithibvdy1.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/AmeliaTH" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>,&nbsp;Editorial Manager for Archinect, reviewed "<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/135460042/finding-shelter-in-los-angeles-housing-chaos" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shelter</a>" the debut exhibition at the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/315476/a-d-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture and Design Museum</a>&rsquo;s new location in Los Angeles' Arts District.&nbsp;Despite what you might assume&nbsp;</p><p>"<em>Shelter isn&rsquo;t about designing for the 21st century family, or the millenial, or the homeless, in Los Angeles &ndash; it&rsquo;s about forming new expectations of how housing and the city should interact...housing imagined in Shelter is about merging L.A.&rsquo;s residential spaces with its civic topography, forming a less privatized residential existence in the city</em>".</p><p>The winners of Archinect's Dry Futures competition were selected. In the "Speculative" category "Grassroots Cactivism" by Ali Chen took <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/136742264/and-the-winners-of-archinect-s-dry-futures-competition-speculative-category-are" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first place</a>. While "Liquifying Aquifers by Lujac Desautel <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/136743068/and-the-winners-of-archinect-s-dry-futures-competition-pragmatic-category-are" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">won first place</a> in the "Pragmatic" category.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/15884683/deane-madsen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Deane Madsen</a>&nbsp;was impressed "<em>A timely and relevant competition with thoughtful responses. Well done, all around!</em>"<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/137359601/zaha-hadid-announced-as-winner-of-2016-royal-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dame Zaha Hadid was announced as winner of 2016 Royal Gold Medal</a>. Sir&nbsp;Peter C...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52394299/editor-s-picks-270 Editor's Picks #270 Nam Henderson 2012-06-25T00:49:00-04:00 >2012-06-27T18:04:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/so/so2z9g3ng7ne54tc.jpg" width="514" height="685" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012. Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. Meanwhile our own tammuz felt "his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of architecture"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><br><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52075670/g-nther-domenig-1934-2012" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">G&uuml;nther Domenig passed away on June 15, 2012</a>.&nbsp;Wolf D Prix, design principal at Coop Himmelb(l)au, released the following statement "<em>I insist that G&uuml;nther Domenig was one of the most important Austrian architects. Important in terms of being weighty. In my opinion the former Z-Bank branch in the Favoritenstra&szlig;e in Vienna was one of his best buildings. Long before the convoluted computer architects started using parametric tools to give their lame design a boost, Domenig had not only designed the first threedimensional facade, but actually built it, too.</em>"&nbsp;</p> <p> Meanwhile our own&nbsp;<strong>tammuz</strong>&nbsp;felt "<em>his steinhous is an beautiful and seminal poem of&nbsp; architecture</em>"&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/5178330/dimitri-kim" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dimitri Kim</a> wrote "<em>Finally, an english speaking journal covered the late great Gunther's death. He's work was radical beyond he's time, beyond he's predecessors (Coop Himmelblau, Zaha hadid, EOM, and etc), and clearly beyond mainstream fabric of contemporary architecture.</em>"</p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/52190113/the-30-minute-interview-robert-a-m-stern" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The NYT Commercial section published a 30-Minute int...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/29115482/london-s-olympic-venues-challenge-architects London's Olympic venues challenge architects Archinect 2011-11-29T00:10:56-05:00 >2011-11-29T02:29:10-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/44/4496700da697024c244dbcc5affd6c1f.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In London's case the practicality of the architecture is a reaction to the economic rather than the political excesses of the recent past. The 2012 Games are shaping up, in fact, as one of the clearest signs yet that the architectural boom years of the last decade or so in the West have definitively ended.</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/25841351/75-peters 75 Peters Archinect 2011-10-31T16:18:12-04:00 >2011-10-31T18:50:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xx/xxn8gd8306d4rz80.jpg" width="514" height="727" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>75 PETERS celebrates iconic British Architect (and co-founder of Archigram) SIR PETER COOK's 75th birthday. 75 established and emerging international artists have produced a portrait of Sir Peter to auction for charity Architecture for Humanity.</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>