Archinect - News 2017-01-23T14:04:39-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149985681/hyperloop-one-announces-35-semifinalists-in-17-countries-for-its-global-challenge Hyperloop One announces 35 semifinalists in 17 countries for its global challenge Julia Ingalls 2017-01-10T12:58:00-05:00 >2017-01-15T15:28:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nt/ntjlwuy428zfvfu9.jpg" width="650" height="357" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Whether you envisioned Hyperloop One as an overhyped pneumatic tube or an inventive way to transport cargo and/or passengers, 35 teams from 17 countries around the world have just been announced as semifinalists in the contest to create working transit corridors for the technology. The 35 proposed routes are sited in countries including Argentina, Poland, Australia, India, the U.K. and the U.S. (the full list is below). Finalists will be announced in May after three global showcase events where each team has the chance to demonstrate how their proposal will economically benefit their region. The showcases will be held in New Delhi on February 28th, Washington D.C. on April 6th, and London on April 27th. Twenty of the proposals currently have governmental or other funding sources already lined up.&nbsp;</p><p>Corridors in&nbsp;the semifinalist round include:<br>AR Buenos Aires-Cordoba<br>AU Sydney-Melbourne<br>CA Ontario (cargo)<br>CA Toronto-Montreal<br>CA Vancouver (cargo)<br>CH Shanghai-Hangzhou<br>DE Autobahn<br>EE Tallin-Helsi...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/53711995/do-western-architects-disrespect-eastern-architecture Do western architects disrespect eastern architecture? Archinect 2012-07-17T19:21:00-04:00 >2012-07-19T14:31:09-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6e/6ef8e2919b6fb047e8050f0d77982d45.jpg" width="350" height="500" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Seung, who is the third Korean architect ever selected and the only one to get invited twice, says he hesitated to participate in the Biennale. This is because of the 64 star architects invited, there were only two from Asia: Seung and Japanese architect Kazuyo Sejima. &ldquo;I thought the European architecture world doesn&rsquo;t respect Asian architecture. After hesitating, I decided to go and discuss Asian architectural values that aren&rsquo;t found in Western architecture.&rdquo;</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/32710409/top-architects-go-local Top Architects Go Local eric jonathan martin 2011-12-30T03:20:14-05:00 >2012-01-01T21:46:03-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f2/f22f4vhh96dh73un.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>People are searching for something more authentic, says Kenneth Frampton, a British architect and critic and professor of architecture at Columbia University, who helped define this movement as "critical regionalism." Mr. Frampton says these houses are a reaction to the past couple decades of "compulsive uniformity," whether it's McMansions or the proliferation of "white box" modern houses.</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>