Archinect - News 2014-04-24T19:55:48-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/57545312/glen-small-vertical-city-3-down-to-earth Glen Small: VERTICAL CITY 3, DOWN TO EARTH Orhan Ayyüce 2012-09-18T16:49:00-04:00 >2013-10-25T15:21:26-04:00 <em><p>TO THIS DAY I FIND THE PROCESS OF TEACHING WITH NUMBER CRUNCHING A HUGE MISTAKE. THE PRINCIPLES ARE WHAT COUNT. IF A STUDENT IS AWARE HOW THE STRUCTURE WORKS TO BE THE STRONGEST AND WEAKEST THEN THEY CAN DESIGN WITH KNOWLEDGE.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://www.smallatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/638x424xIMG_000052.jpg.pagespeed.ic.8ooMJC95-y.jpg"></p> <p> Genius of Glen Small strikes and&nbsp;stuns&nbsp;again... This time it is Vertical City 3 from his student years at Cranbrook Academy of Art. It is "Down to Earth."</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/49539746/herman-miller-taps-students-to-rethink-our-workplaces Herman Miller Taps Students To Rethink Our Workplaces Archinect 2012-05-29T13:03:00-04:00 >2012-05-29T13:05:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/71/71f348cc8086d426e480ad9e30c18231.jpg" width="514" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recently, Herman Miller selected six out of 16 original seating and workstation concepts, designed by students in Cranbrook&rsquo;s 3-D Design Department, and helped turn them into full-scale prototypes for an exhibit at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York. The concepts are aimed at encouraging &ldquo;rest and concentration in the workplace&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/5512269/youtube-theater-by-aaron-jones YouTube Theater, by Aaron Jones Archinect 2011-05-07T11:44:54-04:00 >2011-11-24T09:05:52-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e2/e23zzxkp6c6m8mu0.jpg" width="514" height="344" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Aaron Jones, a M.Arch student at Cranbrook Academy of Art, sent us news of his YouTube Theater installation. Very cool.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This project is based on the assumption that the internet (WiFi) can potentially deliver entertainment and information into any place, even a neighborhood that may be overlooked or discounted.&nbsp; With the injection of this media comes the anticipation of event based scenarios, and in turn architecture.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This initial installation (Cranbrook Academy of Art) exploits the existing condition of campus WiFi and its ability to be accessed through current smartphone technology.&nbsp; The user docks their hand-held device into the theater which in turn allows one to both surf online media, and have it projected through an integration of basic a/v equipment.&nbsp; Be it Jennifer Black, Danny Brown, or The White Stripes the event runs off of your personal phone / whims.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The final destination and overall programmatic driver, a Detroit garage, exploits at least two exist...</p>