Archinect - News 2016-05-01T19:11:25-04:00 Happy Birthday, Zaha Hadid! Archinect 2012-10-31T18:42:00-04:00 >2012-10-31T22:01:47-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="376" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Today is the birthday of Iraqi-British architect, Zaha Hadid. Known for her sculptural designs and commanding demeanor, the renown female artist is turning 61 years old this Halloween.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Google celebrates Mies' 126th birthday Paul Petrunia 2012-03-27T12:38:00-04:00 >2012-04-04T06:20:21-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="163" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> To celebrate 126 years since the the father of modernism was born, Google is honoring Mies with a Google doodle tribute, referencing the classic IIT Crown Hall building.</p> It's Ray Eames Birthday today too! Paul Petrunia 2011-12-15T13:51:18-05:00 >2011-12-15T20:10:08-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="521" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> As Cube would say, "today was a good day". Not only does <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oscar Niemeyer turn an astounding 104 years old today</a>, but the late/great Ray Eames was also born 99 years ago today. Somebody get my credit card, I need to buy some candles.</p> Oscar Niemeyer turns 104 today Archinect 2011-12-15T12:24:00-05:00 >2012-11-11T00:26:03-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The man who was awarded the 1988 Pritzker Prize continues to devote his afternoons to working on new projects, including a theatre with a capacity for 2 500 people on Flamengo Park, near Rio's Sugarloaf Mountain. "I came up with a solution that is capable of prompting surprise and attracting the public: a magnificent dome which would be built before the Sugarloaf Mountain," he recently wrote.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>