Archinect - News 2016-12-03T15:01:35-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/149968095/accusing-architects-of-prioritizing-looks-over-feel-moby-edition Accusing architects of prioritizing looks over feel—Moby edition Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-09-12T17:13:00-04:00 >2016-09-16T00:01:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/24/2449a674bb49ea1307154ed51b1bf592.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>&ldquo;I have an issue with architects and designers who think about how is the space going to look when it's on an architecture website, rather than how it&rsquo;s going to feel for the people who either live there, work there or patronise it,&rdquo; [...] &ldquo;I had a couple of nights in Madrid staying in a hotel room that Zaha Hadid Architects had designed. It looked amazing, but was the least comfortable space I&rsquo;ve ever inhabited... Literally sleeping in a dumpster would have been more comfortable.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p>More design forays by the rich and famous:</p><ul><li><a title="Pharrell Williams Will Give the AIA 2014 National Convention Keynote Address" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/96407905/pharrell-williams-will-give-the-aia-2014-national-convention-keynote-address" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pharrell Williams Will Give the AIA 2014 National Convention Keynote Address</a></li><li><a title="Moby: Dancing About Architecture" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83372126/moby-dancing-about-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Moby: Dancing About Architecture</a></li><li><a title="A Famous Person&rsquo;s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/83365692/a-famous-person-s-5-step-guide-to-becoming-an-architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A Famous Person&rsquo;s 5-Step Guide to Becoming an Architect</a></li><li><a title="Oh, Moby..." href="http://archinect.com/news/article/36671312/oh-moby" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Oh, Moby...</a></li><li><p><a title='Paris Hilton "designs" a beach club in the Philippines' href="http://archinect.com/news/article/20532611/paris-hilton-designs-a-beach-club-in-the-philippines" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Paris Hilton "designs" a beach club in the Philippines</a></p></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/83372126/moby-dancing-about-architecture Moby: Dancing About Architecture Archinect 2013-10-04T14:50:00-04:00 >2013-10-07T21:50:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/eb/ebf576bdc1389166ed71af7e447365a4.jpg" width="650" height="395" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It&rsquo;s the perfect time to talk to the DJ about structures: in a week in which Moby has released new album Innocents, he is currently in the middle of a residency at LA&rsquo;s 1920s Fonda Theater, a venue featured on his Los Angeles architecture blog. London-based artist Simpson has imbued today's pictures with a sense of each corresponding track, adding a mysterious figure to add scale and a narrative.</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/67110521/moby-celebrates-la-architecture-for-pacific-standard-time-presents-modern-architecture-in-l-a Moby Celebrates LA Architecture for Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. Archinect 2013-02-07T15:00:00-05:00 >2013-02-12T16:38:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/to/tozvphs8imjftg5g.jpg" width="650" height="361" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Musician, DJ, photographer and architecture blogger Moby riffs on LA architecture in this video about the Getty-led initiative Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.</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/42460196/kcrw-s-dna-interviews-moby-on-la-architecture KCRW's DNA interviews Moby on LA architecture Paul Petrunia 2012-03-23T18:44:00-04:00 >2014-03-01T01:58:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zq/zqzljnofnygvto8k.jpg" width="640" height="480" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Chances are, you know Moby best for his electronic dance music. But it turns out the eclectic-minded musician has another life, as an architecture buff who recently moved to LA and now writes a blog about buildings here he loves. The blog is called, simply, Moby Los Angeles Architecture Blog, and features his photos of local architecture. Frances Anderton talks to Moby about his love of architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p>And, on that note, I promise this will be the last we refer to Moby's over-hyped move into the world of architecture blogging.</p><p></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/36671312/oh-moby Oh, Moby... Archinect 2012-02-02T13:19:00-05:00 >2012-02-05T16:18:19-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x0/x04vzzvy3ip1bl45.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>oh, to clarify: i&rsquo;m not saying the architecture is relatively pointless, i&rsquo;m merely suggesting that my blog is relatively pointless. the architecture is anything but pointless, it&rsquo;s great, even when it&rsquo;s banal and mundane. it&rsquo;s my blogging that is relatively pointless. or so i believe. i guess i should work on my syntax.</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>