Archinect - News 2014-10-25T10:31:31-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/100055323/now-on-auction-in-detroit-homes-starting-at-1-000 Now on auction in Detroit: Homes starting at $1,000 Alexander Walter 2014-05-19T13:57:00-04:00 >2014-05-19T15:48:58-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a7/a77b89e40d9df562e4a9b1adc2eac4b2.jpg" width="514" height="388" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>No absentee landlords or faraway investors allowed. Only Michigan residents and businesses [...] The idea is to lure neighbors, not investors or opportunists (#NeighborsWanted is the city's hashtag for the program). And that does not include out-of-state urban homesteaders dreaming of cheap property in Detroit. Right now, the land bank is focusing on otherwise intact neighborhoods, as opposed to those parts of town where vacant parcels outnumber the residents who've stuck around.</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/98265346/an-interview-with-man-behind-the-stealing-banksy-auction An interview with man behind the “Stealing Banksy?” auction Alexander Walter 2014-04-18T14:37:00-04:00 >2014-04-18T17:16:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4c/4c0b54bf777ef6a1b997a07e37340276.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Next week in London, The Sincura Group will be holding a similar auction of street pieces formally by Banksy. That&rsquo;s the same company that last year successfully sold the Banksy &ldquo;Slave Labour&rdquo; wall at auction for just over $1 million. They&rsquo;ve titled their auction Stealing Banksy? and it will include approximately 18 works, at least 7 of which are street pieces formally by Banksy that have been removed from their original locations, some of them specifically removed for this sale.</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/87533281/upcoming-cal-poly-pomona-events-at-the-historic-neutra-vdl-house-in-l-a Upcoming Cal Poly Pomona events at the historic Neutra VDL House in L.A. Justine Testado 2013-11-27T15:14:00-05:00 >2013-11-28T12:33:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fr/fradoqn4d2yt04dn.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> In need of weekend plans for December? Some fun Saturday events are happening at the Neutra VDL House in Los Angeles. If you're around the area, be sure to check 'em out!<br><br> Event details are right below:</p> <p> <strong>RELIER Fundraiser &amp; Cocktail Party</strong> <strong>| December 14</strong>, <strong>Doors open 4 p.m.</strong></p> <p> The RELIER team -- an alumni group from the Cal Poly Pomona architecture program -- would like to invite you to our Fundraiser &amp; Cocktail Party hosted at the historical VDL House.<br><br> Join RELIER for cocktails as we provide our vision and plans for the exhibition ahead. We will be hosting a silent auction, with items designed by various Cal Poly Alumni and faculty. All donations will go toward the production of RELIER 2014.</p> <p> Featured Artists include:</p> <p> <a href="http://www.2ndwnd.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manny Torres</a><br><a href="http://www.searchresq.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ando Pndlian</a><br><a href="http://www.bryonyroberts.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bryony Roberts</a><br><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/aowilcox/sets/72157630109061582/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andy Wilcox</a><br><a href="http://www.machineinspiredart.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MIA Studio</a><br><a href="http://www.11dot1.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Axel Schmitzberger</a><br> and many more!</p> <p> For event tickets and additional information, visit <a href="http://www.relierexhibit.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.relierexhibit.com</a>.<br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Opening of Non-Mechanical Repetition Installations | December 7, 6 to 8 p.m.</strong></p> <p> Com...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/86525459/a-dolls-house-auction-raises-nearly-90-000-for-kids-charity-in-london "A Dolls’ House" auction raises nearly £90,000 for KIDS charity in London Justine Testado 2013-11-14T13:40:00-05:00 >2013-11-18T22:28:46-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/k6/k6d4h2nake1tmvhf.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> The <a href="http://www.cathedralgroup.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cathedral Group</a>'s A Dolls' House raised close to &pound;90,000 at the end of the live auction event on Nov. 11 at <a href="http://www.bonhams.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bonhams</a> in London. The project invited 20 well-known UK architects, who collaborated with artists and other designers, to create their own doll houses with the goal to raise &pound;100,000 for the <a href="http://www.kids.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KIDS</a> charity. Architects included <a href="http://www.adjaye.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adjaye Associates</a>, <a href="http://fashionarchitecturetaste.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FAT</a>, <a href="http://www.makearchitects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAKE</a>, <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>, <a href="http://coffeyarchitects.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coffey Architects</a>, and <a href="http://egretwest.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Egret West</a>.</p> <p> The doll houses were then auctioned for online from September to noon on Nov. 11, and finally at the live auction event that evening. To read more on the project, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82617423/doll-houses-designed-by-20-big-name-architects-such-as-adjaye-zaha-drmm-fat-make-to-be-auctioned-for-kids-charity-in-november" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here</a>.</p> <p> Here's a part of the Cathedral Groups press release on the event:</p> <p> "The stylish event saw over 400 guests come together to celebrate and bid on the selection of dolls&rsquo; houses, including models by Zaha Hadid and David Adjaye. The highest bid of the evening was for Zaha Hadids&rsquo; dolls&rsquo; house, &lsquo;This must be the place&rsquo; reaching an impressive &pound;14,000.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5b/5bg72950wjgni4qz.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Not far behind was the 1.5m hi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/82617423/doll-houses-designed-by-20-big-name-architects-such-as-adjaye-zaha-drmm-fat-make-to-be-auctioned-for-kids-charity-in-november Doll houses designed by 20 big-name architects such as Adjaye, Zaha, DRMM, FAT, Make to be auctioned for KIDS charity in November Justine Testado 2013-10-09T17:52:00-04:00 >2013-10-11T08:45:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5t/5tfyy7ujq4bosg88.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> A Dolls' House, a project by <a href="http://www.cathedralgroup.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cathedral Group</a>, adds a contemporary twist to a childhood pastime. The UK developer rounded up 20 big-name UK architecture firms -- like <a href="http://www.adjaye.com/%E2%80%8E" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Adjaye Associates</a>, <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com/%E2%80%8E" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>, <a href="http://coffeyarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Coffey Architects</a>, <a href="http://drmm.co.uk" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">dRMM</a>, <a href="http://dugganmorrisarchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Duggan Morris</a>, <a href="http://fashionarchitecturetaste.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FAT</a>, <a href="http://www.makearchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAKE</a>, and <a href="http://egretwest.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Egret West</a> -- in collaboration with designers and artists to have each of them create their own modern version of a doll house that will be auctioned in November to raise &pound;100,000 for <a href="http://www.kids.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KIDS</a>, a charity that supports disabled children, young people, and their families throughout England. The doll houses will also be presented and exhibited at <a href="http://www.bonhams.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bonhams</a> before they are auctioned at an evening event on November 11.<br><br><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/o2/o2wo4gmn4hzrxqjt.jpg" title=""><br><br> Aside from showing off the personal visions of each design team, these one-of-a-kind doll houses include at least one element designed specifically as a learning aid for children with a disability.</p> <p> Among the list of well-established names and their reinvented doll houses include <a href="http://www.makearchitects.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAKE Architects</a> whose "Jigsaw ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52895332/you-can-buy-mies-van-der-rohe-s-detroit-towers-at-a-foreclosure-auction-but-there-s-a-catch You Can Buy Mies Van Der Rohe's Detroit Towers at a Foreclosure Auction — But There's a Catch Archinect 2012-07-03T17:01:00-04:00 >2014-06-12T16:04:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/67/67f9d579864c92ae4b5fb097e88587ac.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>... the buyer will be contractually obligated to shell out over $10 million to execute a detailed, 80-page list of renovations, ranging from a handful of new peepholes to a sweeping overhaul of the buildings&rsquo; bathtubs. On top of that, the buyer must deposit just over $2.5 million into an escrow account that HUD can access in the event that repairs are not on schedule, as evidenced in the illustrated quarterly progress reports the buyer will be required to send.</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/51974451/afh-s-i-love-architecture-charity-auction-starts-today AFH's I Love Architecture Charity Auction Starts Today Archinect 2012-06-19T18:29:00-04:00 >2012-06-21T12:41:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jo/jorpfy6r9zgndm60.jpg" width="514" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Over 70 contributions from 50 of the world's top architects and designers are being auctioned. Proceeds will support Architecture for Humanity. Help us reach our fundraising goal of $150,000 by June 30.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Here are just a few selected sketches and design contributions which will become available later today on <a href="http://cgi3.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&amp;userid=architectureforhumanity" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">eBay</a> as part of <a href="http://architectureforhumanity.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architecture for Humanity</a>'s <em><a href="http://ilovearchitectureauction.tumblr.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">I Love Architecture</a></em> Charity Auction:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yq/yqqm7eku2ublhnbg.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Renzo Piano, La scuola a S. Jos&eacute; di Costarica. 3/31/12, Pen, Pencil, Marker, &amp; Post It on Trace Paper, 17.5 x 24.5</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ll/lla22sp2knhp3mcb.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Richard Rogers | Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, The Centre Pompidou, Screenprint, 24 x 36</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5m/5mzzb6k61fqess4z.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Michael Szivos | SOFTlab, 3D lasercut models | set of 3, Plastic light cutouts, 13 x 19</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/th/thfob3zf9cm7x60q.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Moshe Safdie, New Wing Expansion Peabody-Essex Museum, Print Ed. 47/118, 16 x 20</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/1j/1jk3twe9zv8v5u9p.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Ball-Nogues Studio, Feathered Edge Test Print. 2010, pigment print on somerset velvet paper, 15 x 23</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/c3/c3qkqp5um8kzzgzt.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Richard Meier, The Getty Center / I-Research Institute ed.11/20. Spring 1998, Tyler Graphics Print | Original lithograph print on paper, 20.5 x 28</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/46/46adj5hjzxmq0u6x.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; J. Mayer H., From Dataprotection Pattern Installations. 13.2.2012, Printed on card stock, 11.6 x 16.5</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0w/0wcw9v5l3zubw671.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; St&eacute;phane Malka, AME-LOT. 2...</p> 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>