Archinect - News 2017-07-23T14:55:28-04:00 New Orleans and its relativity of time Alexander Walter 2015-02-16T14:27:00-05:00 >2015-02-19T21:13:23-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="431" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>New Orleans is a city perfectly designed to warp time. [...] In New Orleans, the city itself has responded to an unusual ecology, geography and relationship with randomness. What&rsquo;s come out on the other side is something more akin to cobbling than calculation. And it has the effect of accordioning the way a given minute feels here.</p></em><br /><br /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">h/t Citylab</a></p> Berkeley Prize Announces 14th Annual Competition Cycle Archinect 2011-09-08T17:57:23-04:00 >2011-09-09T13:03:55-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="411" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Professor Raymond Lifchez, Chair of the international Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence announces that the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2012 BERKELEY PRIZE</a> launches on September 15, 2011.&nbsp;</p> <p> Each year the PRIZE, whose primary goal is to foster a larger awareness and understanding of the social art of architecture, sponsors an Essay Competition, a Travel Fellowship Competition, and an Architectural Design Fellowship Competition.&nbsp; All are open to undergraduates studying architecture throughout the world.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> A total of USD12,500 in prize money is awarded to the Essay Competition winners with a guaranteed USD4000 first place prize.&nbsp; The Travel Fellow(s) is given round-trip air-fare and a stipend to attend a significant architectural event in the summer 2012.&nbsp; The Architectural Design Fellow(s) is given a USD2500 honorarium and money to fund prizes for a local design competition.</p> <p> Students are asked to submit a 500-word Essay Proposal in response to a posted Question.&nbsp; The 2012 PR...</p> 2011 Berkeley Prize Winners Announced Alexander Walter 2011-05-02T15:01:11-04:00 >2011-05-04T15:03:31-04:00 <img src="" width="200" height="137" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Winners of the Thirteenth Annual Berkeley Prize Competition were announced yesterday by Professor Raymond Lifchez, Chair of the Berkeley Undergraduate Prize for Architectural Design Excellence.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Since its founding, the international Berkeley Prize competition has encouraged undergraduate architecture students to write about issues central to the understanding of the social art of architecture and the social role of the architect in today's world.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Prize now comprises three separate and distinct competitions: the <em>Essay Competition</em>; the <em>Travel Fellowship Competition</em>; and the <em>Architectural Design Fellowship Competition</em>.</p>