Archinect - News 2014-12-20T17:59:35-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/112882297/mustn-t-keep-the-client-waiting Mustn’t Keep the Client Waiting Alexander Walter 2014-11-04T14:13:00-05:00 >2014-11-05T18:03:01-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4a/4a004b7846ea73f33b613b0c597ace2c.jpg" width="315" height="211" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>One of my more bizarre travel experiences involved a client in China, who was very excited about our work. [...] By the time we landed, I&rsquo;d completed the first pass at a design for a three-story villa to be built atop his high-rise. Good thing I did. When I landed, I was whisked directly to a dinner, where I had to present the ideas I&rsquo;d developed on the plane. By that time I&rsquo;d been up for nearly two days. [...] I wanted to die, but we did get the business.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Scott Lee, principal and president of global architectural firm SB Architects, shares some of his Frequent Flier stories.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/28976038/brick-swarm Brick Swarm Archinect 2011-11-27T19:05:03-05:00 >2011-12-02T14:51:57-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/46/463761638e4a832c236f7dadeac700e1.jpg" width="514" height="331" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Semi-autonomous flying robots programmed by Swiss architects Gramazio &amp; Kohler "will lift, transport and assemble 1500 polystyrene foam bricks" next month&mdash;starting 2 December 2011&mdash;at the FRAC Center in France. The result, they hope, will be a "3.5 meter wide structure."</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>