Archinect - News 2017-07-27T10:45:37-04:00 The omnivorous quality of WalMart(s) Nam Henderson 2015-06-01T09:26:00-04:00 >2015-06-09T20:51:22-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s where the Girl Scouts set up their cookie-selling tables, and community groups host bake sales in the parking lot. In the store, Barragan inevitably runs into students, former students, parents of students, and fellow teachers; sometimes it takes forever to get a simple errand done because of all the neighborly small talk.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Rachel Monroe examines how in&nbsp;rural America WalMart has become the new town square.</p> What It’s Like To Be A Walmart Architect Alexander Walter 2014-05-08T13:54:00-04:00 >2014-05-13T23:03:55-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="366" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>in Washington, D.C., the retail behemoth gave architects more creative license. The result is a move away from the blandness of Big Box in favor of place-based design. [...] I got a call from Gabe Massa of MMA Architects, who helped design this Walmart. I asked him how it was that this store managed to be so different and he laughed. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s a really loaded question,&rdquo; he said.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> The Walrus Magazine discusses Safdie's Walmart-funded art museum Archinect 2012-11-19T12:44:00-05:00 >2012-11-19T13:15:56-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Moshe Safdie has designed buildings around the world for almost fifty years but doesn&rsquo;t have an identifiable style. His latest work, an Arkansas art museum funded by Walmart heiress Alice Walton, illustrates why it doesn&rsquo;t matter</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>