Archinect - News 2014-12-19T05:51:06-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/85925398/next-wins-international-bridge-competition-for-meixi-lake-near-changsha-capital-in-china NEXT wins international bridge competition for Meixi Lake near Changsha capital in China Justine Testado 2013-11-06T18:01:00-05:00 >2013-11-06T18:05:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/23/23dvm5bq4nxdeym2.jpg" width="514" height="311" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>NEXT architects from Amsterdam and Beijing recently won first place in a bridge design competition for Meixi Lake near the Changsha capital in Hunan, China. The new bridge is a major part of a development project for the new Dragon King Harbor River district.</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/62219808/editor-s-picks-291 Editor's Picks #291 Nam Henderson 2012-11-27T01:06:00-05:00 >2012-11-27T08:27:09-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/0z/0zdqpzj38e1o74fu.jpg" width="514" height="633" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>In the latest edition of the Showcase series, Archinect highlighted House in Moreira, by Phyd Arquitectura. The house has "Patios that enable continuity between different spaces of the house and interior/exterior which behave like a sun clock, alternating solid and diffuse light". Thayer-D questioned "What's with conceptual purity at the expense of function and maybe joy?" but Vile Child chimed in "seems SupraJoyful to me"</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mr/mr9njb63m2iz4v0a.jpg" title=""></p> <p> With the latest edition of the <strong>Showcase</strong> series, Archinect highlighted <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61800615/showcase-house-in-moreira-by-phyd-arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House in Moreira</a>, by <a href="http://www.phydarquitectura.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Phyd Arquitectura</a>. The house has "<em>Patios that enable continuity between different spaces of the house and interior/exterior which behave like a sun clock, alternating solid and diffuse light</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/yu/yubt1vzjny2sjxyu.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <strong>Thayer-D</strong> questioned "<em>What's with conceptual purity at the expense of function and maybe joy?</em>" but <strong>Vile Child</strong> chimed in "<em>seems SupraJoyful to me. But I like form and space and mass and light and how the colors outside reflect on the white walls. Shit like that</em>".</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4x/4xtkyic5qj5vr3is.jpg" title=""></p> <p> Plus, <a href="http://archinect.com/jvantspijker" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jaakko van &lsquo;t Spijker</a> reported in from the first findings of a studio in the Harvard GSD program, dealing with &lsquo;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/61783663/harvard-in-rotterdam-harvard-gsd-amo-presentation-in-the-rotterdam-dependence" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the Elements of Architecture&rsquo;. Which were publicly presented in a packed Dependance at the Schieblock in Rotterdam on Friday night, November 16th</a>. The feature led <strong>glass</strong> to comment "<em>I find OMA creates some of today's most compelling architecture using standard off-the-shelf parts in unique and exhilarating ways.... Do...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/36318183/the-modern-architecture-game-by-next-architects The Modern Architecture Game, by NEXT Architects Archinect 2012-01-30T12:16:00-05:00 >2012-02-06T05:42:38-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/eb/eb90930db33c4128180dbd8470370a19.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Containing almost a 1000 questions, the Modern Architecture Game provides the base for an evening full of insights in the world&rsquo;s most famous architects, buildings and trends of the Western architecture, all through the roll of a dice. The goal is simple: To reach the heart of the board before anyone else. This is done by moving your way through questions of six different categories: Visuals, Architect, Project, Style, Influence and Quote.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/615x/jl/jlzg9gyx9us9or4o.jpg"></p>