Archinect - News 2014-09-18T17:58:16-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/27345231/editor-s-picks-237 Editor's Picks #237 Nam Henderson 2011-11-13T16:13:32-05:00 >2011-11-13T20:31:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04x56bkcfjp1bn3k.jpg" width="480" height="809" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Richard.Rozewski, discusses a microtecture solution being developed by a friend Patrick of APOC. Stephanie however contends &ldquo; the idea that this will promote sustainable living is patently false...the construction, however small, of individual buildings for individual people, will always inherently mean the opposite of 'sustainable' &rdquo; To which holz.box responded &ldquo;false false false. microtecture can be very sustainable&rdquo;.</p></em><br /><br /><p> In Archinect&rsquo;s latest <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/26869986/in-focus-simon-gardiner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">In Focus feature</a> we talk to British photo artist Simon Gardiner.&nbsp;Simon is a &ldquo;<em>street photographer who fuses the street with a cinematic feel</em>&rdquo;.&nbsp;<br></p> <p> <a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/2283854/guy-horton" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Guy Horton</a>,&nbsp;in <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/25372807/contours-what-should-architecture-occupy-part-two" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">part two of the What Should Architecture Occupy</a> series,&nbsp;argues that what architecture needs is &ldquo;<em>more consumers not less</em>&rdquo;, consumers who can afford to purchase architecture. Guy goes on to suggest that the AIA should be less concerned with supporting policies which &ldquo;<em>protect the narrow interests of wealthy clients</em>&rdquo; and instead align themselves with the OWS movement since both&nbsp;&ldquo;<strong>should be on the same side of the economic argument. After all, architects are famous for making utopian proposals. Then how about making a utopian proposal rooted in sound economic principals that will foster long-term growth and lead to greater economic stability?</strong>&rdquo;</p> <p> On a related note check out Reinhold Martin&rsquo;s <a href="http://places.designobserver.com/feature/occupy-what-architecture-can-do/31128/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Occupy: What Architecture Can Do</a>&nbsp;over at Places journal, in which he writes &ldquo;<em>Architecture is capable of mounting a prof...</em></p>