Archinect - News 2014-04-16T18:29:23-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/75824415/unfolding-southamerican-utopias-the-clip-stamp-fold-in-santiago Unfolding southamerican utopias: the Clip/Stamp/Fold in Santiago. Gonzalo Munoz 2013-06-25T14:35:00-04:00 >2013-07-01T20:05:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dh/dhr4hgfhukq8mfr3.jpg" width="240" height="240" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X &ndash; 197X takes stock of seventy little magazines from this period, which were published in over a dozen cities. Coined in the early twentieth century to designate progressive literary journals, the term &ldquo;little magazine&rdquo; was remobilized during the 1960s to grapple with the contemporary proliferation of independent architectural periodicals.</p></em><br /><br /><p> This month the boundary has been finally crossed. It is because the exhibition and ongoing research project <a href="http://www.clipstampfold.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Clip/Stamp/Fold</a> has landed in the south hemisphere by this month until July 2013. Santiago has had the chance for this first landing. The local version of the project became real due to the remarkable work of Fernando Portal, Pablo Brugnoli and Andrea Lathrop, whom gave shape to the Chilean participation on the architectural radical magazines of the 60&rsquo;s and 70&rsquo;s.</p> <p> The selected local magazines were proposed according to the main outline: &ldquo;radical architecture of little magazines&rdquo;. In this regard, <em>AUCA</em> was immediately considered as one of the first ones due to its invaluable role as one of the bravest publication according to the social impact in the hard days Chile was facing.&nbsp; Architecture, Urbanism, Construction and Arts configure its name as well as the matching with the aboriginal (mapuche) word, which means Rebel.&nbsp; Also <em>AUCA</em> bore a respectable name because it born in t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/64963255/chilean-skyscraper-overshadows-the-city Chilean Skyscraper Overshadows The City Anna Johnson 2013-01-07T00:30:00-05:00 >2013-01-20T00:05:22-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ul/ulvshqmcy2lfn8a5.jpg" width="514" height="304" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The skyline of Chile&rsquo;s capital city, Santiago, has a new addition with the Gran Torre skyscraper casting a two-kilometre shadow across the historic city. The 70-storey residential building stands more than 300 metres tall, making it the tallest building in South America. The five-ton steel structure cost an estimated one billion dollars to build and tenants are expected to move into the building next March.</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/28478613/hip-cities-that-think-about-how-they-work Hip Cities That Think About How They Work Archinect 2011-11-23T11:46:07-05:00 >2011-11-24T09:31:02-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/64/6419d6247b96df0a830f70e9b2783492.jpg" width="514" height="300" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>This survey is not based solely on quality of life, number of trees or the cost of a month&rsquo;s rent. Instead, we examine some cities that aim to be both smart and well managed, yet have an undeniably hip vibe. Our pick of cities that are, in a phrase, both great and good...</p></em><br /><br /><p> The NYT selects Auckland, Berlin, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Curitiba, Santiago, Shanghai and Vilnius as the hippest cities for young professionals.</p>