Archinect - News 2015-07-01T21:11:38-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/128484324/the-omnivorous-quality-of-walmart-s The omnivorous quality of WalMart(s) Nam Henderson 2015-06-01T09:26:00-04:00 >2015-06-09T20:51:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/gk/gk40wml8rx4c9dxs.jpg" width="514" height="286" 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> http://archinect.com/news/article/99419973/what-it-s-like-to-be-a-walmart-architect 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7a/7a764a29a63676d817c82f175061d0b5.jpg" width="514" height="289" 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" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/61718175/the-walrus-magazine-discusses-safdie-s-walmart-funded-art-museum 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="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9b/9b7482f8753e0eee517cffd04dd050d4.jpg" width="514" height="386" 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" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>