Archinect - News 2014-07-30T13:50:57-04:00 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 Homeboy Orhan Ayyüce 2011-02-08T12:30:00-05:00 >2012-10-12T19:23:07-04:00 <p> <i>Homeboy<br> Photography: Michael Rotondi<br> Story: Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</i><br><i>Photography: Michael Rotondi<br> Story: Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</i><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>