Archinect - News 2015-10-10T03:15:41-04:00 Editor's Picks #425 Nam Henderson 2015-07-27T15:07:00-04:00 >2015-09-10T03:02:23-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>For the latest edition of <strong>Upstarts</strong>&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;interviewed <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Catherine Johnson and Rebecca Rudolph of </a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Design, Bitches</a>, the Los Angeles-based firm.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Plus, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amelia Taylor-Hochberg</a>&nbsp;highlighted <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">LA+</a>, the new publication produced by the Landscape Architecture Department at the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">University of Pennsylvania&rsquo;s School of Design</a> in the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest edition</a> of <strong>Screen/Print</strong>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TANK Magazine published a chat with Liam Young</a>, wherein he argued "<em>an architect&rsquo;s skills are completely wasted on making buildings...Finding ways to operate in other disciplines just gives us much more agency</em>".&nbsp;<strong>davvid</strong> can get behind the idea "<em>that 'architect' is a strategy</em>", however <strong>Good_Knight</strong> is concerned "<em>Great....So in an era when only refining one's professional specialty is profitable...non licensed 'architects' (in reality an oxymoron) or shall I say wanna-be-poser architects are pushing to broaden and generalize the title even more.</em>"&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Mr Banks</strong> argued "<em>If architecture is a strategy rather than a profession, then surely anyon...</em></p> Editor's Picks #406 Nam Henderson 2015-02-27T12:32:00-05:00 >2015-02-28T22:24:09-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;published another edition of Archinect&rsquo;s <strong>UpStarts:</strong>&nbsp;featuring <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Martha Read Architects</a>.&nbsp;Referring to the design for a Marina authorities Building in Porto Montenegro,&nbsp;<strong>Olaf Design Ninja_</strong> commented "<em>it's like it's dancing, right Kristofer?...a little twist on the water kind of thing</em>"</p><p><br><strong>&nbsp;News</strong><br>Architecture professor Jane Porter <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">wrote an essay in memory o</a>f Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.&nbsp;<strong>Lye__Nerd____Sky__Nerd</strong> thought the whole thing tragic beyond words and proposed the establishment of "<em>a scholarship fund in her name</em>". On a related note check out <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this</a> StoryCorps interview with from May 2014 with Yusor Abu-Salha &ndash; one of the other victims of the shooting in Chapel Hill &ndash; recorded a StoryCorps interview with Mussarut Jabeen (L), who was her 3rd grade teacher.</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;reported in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">from S&uuml;ha &Ouml;zkan recent talk at SCI-Arc</a> which "<em>convincingly explicated the radicalism of socially-aware architecture, even when it appears traditional</em>".&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;argued he "<em>is either guilty by associati...</em></p> Editor's Picks #402 Nam Henderson 2015-01-24T20:42:00-05:00 >2015-02-13T19:27:38-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;penned an essay on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">White Space: The Architecture of the Art Fair</a>, "<em>the so-called photographic-seamless</em>" and "<em>The aura of art works</em>".</p><p>&nbsp;His conclusion &nbsp;"<em>Art exists now in a strange truce, in which an object is used as the establishing point for a market as much as the market is used as the establishing mechanism of the object</em>".</p><p><strong>Olaf Design Ninja_</strong> &nbsp;thought it was a "<em>hefty piece</em>" and posed the question "<em>so now that the containers of art became art, the architecture, the art has moved on?</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Plus, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;featured <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Andrei Zerebecky (left) and Lukasz Kos of Shanghai-based architectural firm Four O Nine</a>, for the latest edition of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">UpStarts</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br>CurbedLA <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reported</a> that Ray Bradbury&rsquo;s home was demolished by architect Thom Mayne.&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eric Chavkin</a>&nbsp;was a "<em>friend and client</em>" of Bradbury and sorry to see the "<em>house go</em>".</p><p>For his part, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce</a>&nbsp;believed "<em>Three underground levels is pretty curious and strong....Going down three floors in Los Angeles is unusual and very artistic concept....</em></p> Editor's Picks #397 Nam Henderson 2014-12-12T12:09:00-05:00 >2014-12-12T13:59:28-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;almost had a hat-trick, publishing the finale to her <strong>Material Witness:</strong> exploration, this time on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">apocalypse &amp; columns</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;reviving Archinect's&nbsp;<strong>UpStarts: </strong>(seen last in 2012) with a look at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paul Michael Davis Design out of Seattle, WA</a>.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Was I the only one who didn&rsquo;t get the reference "<em>a kind of heroic Calgon</em>"&nbsp;without a little Wikipedia?</p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>R.I.P. <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">William Byrd Callaway</a>, one of Bay Area&rsquo;s most influential landscape architects. He was 71.</p><p>Initially drafted as part of the 1994 <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">NAFTA</a> agreement, NCARB has officially established the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>T</em><em>ri-National Mutual Recognition Agreement for International Practice of Architecture</em></a>, which allows for architects to be "<em>mutually recognized</em>" across Mexico, Canada and United States.&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Evan Chakroff</a>&nbsp;read the fine print</p><p>"<em>Fees for completing the Tri-National MRA process will be assessed by the national regulatory authority of the host country and are subject to change</em>"&nbsp;For&nbsp;<strong>jla-x</strong>&nbsp;the new was simply "<em>lol</em>".</p><p>Over at Forbes, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Justin Shubow&nbsp;</a><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">argued Frank Gehry Is R...</a></p> Five architecture firms reveal how they got ahead Archinect 2011-12-12T14:47:50-05:00 >2011-12-13T12:36:32-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="385" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We brought together five you firms of note - architects who've turned formative experiences with leading architecture practices into promising studios - together at the V&amp;A+RIBA Architecture Gallery in London, asking them to reveal how they got started.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>