Archinect - News 2014-09-18T01:42:22-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/105949411/homeboy-travels-far-and-edges-on Homeboy travels far and edges on Orhan Ayyüce 2014-08-06T16:46:00-04:00 >2014-08-13T22:16:12-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7j/7jl20akd036cna7r.jpg" width="514" height="283" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>&ldquo;Enough said... Some of you will know this is the open country. In it, you need small and big ideas. I like big cars and the universe is made from small things. There shouldn't be any speed limits on a thousand high plains.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z4/z48z3y70am9lvozp.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Some will know architecture is like the universe, made from small parts.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/6t/6tttl7wlwi3sdfxx.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Some will know even the big parts are small in relative thinking... How do I know..?</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5n/5nl43bnj8wa4bef1.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Fundamentally speaking, not because I see a lot of walls, windows and ceilings from the water's edge."</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/r8/r8m061b2x88i0g38.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;Not because my mind is like the ocean"</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/70/70g2d3vnwgdo9rpd.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;And not because I can speak and script,"</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gs/gso6fi4xqwb8o15i.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;and jump.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/s9/s97bkrtf08l1l0lu.jpg"></p><p>&ldquo;I don't know.., maybe because I'm Homeboy from the plateaus.&rdquo;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>Photographs: Michael Rotondi<br>Story: Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</em></p><p><em><em>Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104480/homeboy-on-tupperville" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Homeboy on Tupperville</a></em><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/104480" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"> </a></em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/105075/review-the-best-lecture-times-by-steven-holl-and-bjarke-ingels Review: The Best Lecture Times by Steven Holl and Bjarke Ingels Orhan Ayyüce 2011-03-10T12:56:00-05:00 >2012-12-22T17:58:56-05:00 <p> <em>Lovedog bites the Pragmatic Utopia: "AMBIGUITY" and</em></p> <p> <em>"HEDONISTIC SUSTAINABILITY" with white on black slogan slides as presented. Superficial review of Steven Holl and Bjarke Ingels lectures in Los Angeles.</em><br> &nbsp;</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5296/5510376601_510dd1d0b8_z.jpg"><br><br> "AMBIGUITY" by Steven Holl<br><br> Date and place:<br> 3/2/2011, SCI Arc, Los Angeles<br><br> Main Material:<br> Lecture built around meaning of "ambiguity" in the works of the architect. Large scale mixed use projects in China.<br> Queens Library in New York, museums, watercolor drawings, concept diagrams, architect's own photos of finished projects with construction slides. Show and tell format. Reading from a text.<br><br> Crowd:<br> Students, 30 and 40 somethings, older ladies and gentlemen, in all equal amounts.<br><br> Sense of Humor:<br> Negligible, except audience laughed in an on the know moment when Holl showed a picture of himself with Thom Mayne wearing hard hats touring Holl's construction site in China.<br><br> Relevancy to what's going on (based on global poverty ranking in relation to his clients):<br> None...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/104480/homeboy-on-tupperville Homeboy on Tupperville Orhan Ayyüce 2011-02-08T12:30:00-05:00 >2014-08-13T18:55:36-04:00 <p><em>Homeboy on Tupperville</em><br><br><em>Photographs: Michael Rotondi<br>Story: Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</em><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_1x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_1.jpg"></a><br><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_2x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_2.jpg"></a><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_3x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_3.jpg"></a><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_4x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_4.jpg"></a><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_5x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_5.jpg"></a><br><br><a href="http://www.archinect.com/images/uploads/104480_6x.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="image" name="image" src="http://files.archinect.com/uploads/ai/aiu_104480_6.jpg"></a><br><br><br>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/90788/art-review-moss-kipnis-and-the-box Art Review; Moss, Kipnis and the Box Orhan Ayyüce 2009-07-30T06:53:00-04:00 >2012-10-03T18:45:54-04:00 <p> A brief snapshot of last night's Gallery Talk event in SCI Arc.<br> 'Conversation Under the Box'<br><img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2429/3770970849_163cec31e0_o.jpg"><br><br> CONVERSATION UNDER THE BOX<br><i>By Orhan Ayyuce</i><br><br> I almost didn't go if it wasn't for a business meeting I had near SCI Arc right before the much anticipated gallery <a href="http://www.sciarc.edu/exhibition.php?id=1336" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">installation</a> talk between Eric Owen Moss, architect and school's director and his friend and critic Jeffrey Kipnis about ; architecture related, grid related, art related, poetry related, related over the top and 'what's inside of me' personal installation of aluminum produced cube, precariously hanging from the ceiling above, bondaged with finite, centered circular flat bars, fighting a war against orthographic and infinite grid.<br><br> An integral part of the visual concept, the exhibition incorporated a boxing ring or some other theatrics influenced seating arrangement, demanding your focused attention to the work uber alles. If you were sitting in the gallery, you were either an actor or an audience, a part of the performance piece t...</p>