Archinect - News 2016-12-10T08:06:39-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/140408513/winners-of-the-archi-graphic-book-giveaway Winners of the "Archi-Graphic" book giveaway Justine Testado 2015-11-04T13:20:00-05:00 >2015-11-04T13:20:40-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vn/vnxsuv69piquuuns.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Archinect's latest giveaway, readers had a chance to <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139619999/win-archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">win a copy</a> of "Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture". Authored by&nbsp;Frank Jacobus, an assistant professor at the&nbsp;University of Arkansas' Fay Jones School of Architecture, "Archi-Graphic" is a new book of fun architectural infographics that anyone can enjoy.</p><p>The giveaway winners are:</p><ul><li>Nic S., OR</li><li>Skyler M., CA</li><li>Gregory N., WA</li><li>Chris W., IL</li><li>Christopher F., NJ</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/139619999/win-archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture Win "Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture" Justine Testado 2015-10-27T11:14:00-04:00 >2015-10-26T18:29:18-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g4/g459edatal6i8yp7.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Infographics make everything more fun, right? <a href="http://www.laurenceking.com/us/archi-graphic-an-infographic-look-at-architecture/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Archi-Graphic: An Infographic Look at Architecture"</a> is a new book that explores the world of architecture in a way that wouldn't be the same with words and images alone.</p><p>Authored by Frank Jacobus, an assistant professor at the&nbsp;University of Arkansas' Fay Jones School of Architecture, the 160-page book is loaded with fun infographics that make great conversation starters both architectural and non-architectural folks can enjoy.</p><p>Thanks to <a href="http://laurenceking.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Laurence King Publishing</a>, Archinect is giving away five copies of Archi-Graphic to our readers!</p><p><strong>TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY:</strong> <strong>Simply fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QoZTcZwOgh-lRgu2T7xq7oY6khGB68rIFj0nWXxebis/viewform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by the deadline on October 30, 2015, end of day. Five winners will be selected at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p>Here's a glimpse of what's inside the book:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l3/l31kkeshvk56bjdf.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/h7/h7iwvtipbvclfba9.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/d0/d0rkj1hav2j4lyc2.jpg"></p><p>Depicted in a spectrum of colors and engaging visuals, the infographics cover a wide range of topics including: the career tracks of some of the world's most iconic architects; the number of Google hits a certain architect...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/79928250/infographic-failure-by-design Infographic: Failure by Design Archinect 2013-08-20T18:39:00-04:00 >2016-03-31T17:40:24-04:00 <em><p>Everyone makes mistakes. But when seemingly minor blunders are made in designing and building structures, the results can be catastrophic. Read about some of the more infamous architectural failures in history, and what we have learned from those mistakes.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img alt="" src="http://newschoolarch.edu/public/default_site/files/Failure-In-Design.jpg"></p><p>[via <a href="http://www.newschoolarch.edu/news-events/FailurebyDesign.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NewSchool of Architecture + Design</a>]</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/77675063/buckminster-fuller-institute-announces-dymax-redux-finalists Buckminster Fuller Institute Announces DYMAX REDUX Finalists Alexander Walter 2013-07-22T14:21:00-04:00 >2013-08-07T17:00:26-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4k/4k7yx483r23b81hg.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Buckminster Fuller Institute has unveiled the eleven finalists of DYMAX REDUX, an open call to create a new and inspiring interpretation of Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Map from 1943.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>UPDATE:</strong> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/78919440/buckminster-fuller-institute-selects-dymax-redux-winner" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Buckminster Fuller Institute Selects DYMAX REDUX Winner</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/61530685/frank-jacobs-and-his-strange-maps Frank Jacobs and his Strange Maps Alexander Walter 2012-11-16T17:57:00-05:00 >2012-11-21T18:01:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/b6/b6de1d673b7ed4c9ef8a53190d51ce10.jpg" width="620" height="450" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Frank Jacobs is the map-obsessed blogger behind &ldquo;Strange Maps.&rdquo; [...] Aaron Schachter talks to Jacobs about his attraction to maps and how they&rsquo;ve evolved over the centuries from a tool for navigation to a venue for artistic expression and weird facts.</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/27795412/99-v-1-the-data-behind-the-occupy-movement 99% v 1%: the data behind the Occupy movement Quilian Riano 2011-11-17T13:38:30-05:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/iu/iusbt1bk6v58qppi.jpg" width="456" height="314" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It has been the rallying cry of the Occupy movement for the past two months - but is the US really split 99% v 1%? As poverty and inequality reach record levels, how much richer have the rich got? This animation explains what the key data says about the state of America today</p></em><br /><br /><p> It has been the rallying cry of the Occupy movement for the past two months - but is the US really split 99% v 1%? As poverty and inequality reach record levels, how much richer have the rich got? This animation explains what the key data says about the state of America today</p>