Archinect - News 2014-09-01T19:39:35-04:00 Get Lectured: Ohio State University, Spring '14 Justine Testado 2014-02-17T13:03:00-05:00 >2014-02-17T20:09:20-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter/Spring 2014</a></strong><br><br>Archinect's&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is up and running again for the Winter/Spring '14 term! As a refresher from our <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fall 2013 guide</a>, we'll feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current season. Be sure to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p><p>Since we've been receiving more submissions lately, we're gonna show off posters more often -- and so you can see what events are happening in architecture schools right now!</p><p>Our next poster comes from Ohio State University's Knowlton School of Architecture featuring "Doubling", as part of the Baumer Lecture Series.</p><p><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</em></p><p>Listed below are upcoming lectures only.&nbsp;Free and open to the public. Lectures will take place at 5:30 PM at the Knowlton Hall Auditorium (KN 250), unless noted otherwise.<br><br><strong>FEBRUARY</strong></p><p><em>Feb 26</em><br><strong>June Manning Thomas</strong> / ...</p> Get Lectured: Knowlton School of Architecture Fall '13 Justine Testado 2013-09-10T11:09:00-04:00 >2013-09-16T22:59:53-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Fall 2013</strong></a><br><br> Here on Archinect we just launched "Get Lectured", where we'll feature a school's lecture series--along with their snazzy posters--for the current season. Check back regularly to stay up-to-date and mark your calendars for any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss.</p> <p> We'll be starting out with Archinect's <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Most Followed Schools</a> profiles. For today is the "Loose Fit" Baumer Lecture Series from the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Knowlton School of Architecture</a> at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ohio State University</a>.</p> <p> <em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</em></p> <p> All lectures are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.<br> Unless noted, all lectures will be held at the <strong>Knowlton Hall Auditorium (KN 250)</strong> at <strong>5:30 pm</strong>.<br><br><strong>SEPTEMBER</strong><br><br><em><strong>September 4</strong></em><br><strong>Ken Smith </strong>/ WORKSHOP (Ken Smith Landscape Architect):<br><strong>Larger Landscapes</strong><br><br><em><strong>September 11</strong></em><br><strong>Tridib Banerjee</strong>&nbsp; / University of Southern California, Price School of Public Pol...</p> An Unlikely Architecture Hub Nam Henderson 2013-05-20T12:35:00-04:00 >2013-05-21T22:11:26-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>the Visitors Center lists some 70 structures as &ldquo;noteworthy&rdquo;), many designed by a litany of important American architects: I. M. Pei, Harry Weese, Robert A. M. Stern, Richard Meier, Kevin Roche, Robert Venturi, Cesar Pelli and others...</p></em><br /><br /><p> Recently Nancy Kriplen wrote about a visit to&nbsp;Columbus, Ind, for the NYT Sunday travel section. The city was "<em>ranked sixth among the nation&rsquo;s cities in 1991 for its architectural innovation and design by the American Institute of Architects</em>".</p> Libeskind's design selected for Columbus Holocaust memorial Archinect 2013-05-08T17:58:00-04:00 >2013-05-13T19:09:54-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The specially appointed Holocaust Memorial Artist Selection Committee overwhelmingly favored Daniel Libeskind&rsquo;s design for an 18-foot tall brushed stainless-steel memorial accompanied by a 40-foot walkway and memorial words etched in limestone.</p></em><br /><br /><p> After a daylong meeting in which the panel heard extensive presentations from all three artists, Richard H. Finan, chairman of the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board, which will make the final decision on the design, strongly opposed Libeskind&rsquo;s proposal. He said a memorial with a Jewish religious symbol would immediately open the state to legal challenges from the American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations because of the separation of church and state.</p> Columbus, Ind.: A Midwestern Mecca Of Architecture Archinect 2012-08-06T14:21:00-04:00 >2012-08-09T17:40:08-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Columbus, Ind., looks like any other small town, with its small shops and restaurants. But what sets this town apart is its architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Orange Barrel Media Announces LEED Platinum Headquarters in Columbus WalkerEvans 2012-04-21T11:46:00-04:00 >2012-04-21T11:47:19-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="323" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The new Orange Barrel HQ will reuse existing concrete storage silos and a renovated 10,000-sqft warehouse with a new 10,000-sqft addition. OBM President Pete Scantland says they&rsquo;re aiming for LEED Platinum certification with the project. Solar panels will be located on the back side of a 120-foot tall structure rising above the new offices, while the front side will provide a showpiece advertising space.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Orange Barrel Media is a nine-year-old outdoor wallscape mural design and advertising firm that serves markets in New York, Boston, Charlotte, Columbus, Denver, Cleveland and Cincinnati. Yesterday, they announced a new headquarters in Columbus that includes an innovative solar-panel advertising tower and 20,000 square feet of space on a former concrete mixing plant adjacent to Downtown.</p> <p> The new development was designed by George Acock of Acock Associates with Landscape Architecture done by Keith Meyers and his team at MSI+KKG.</p> Dublin Ohio Plans 1000-acre Urban Development in the Heart of Suburbia WalkerEvans 2012-02-04T15:26:00-05:00 >2012-02-05T14:36:48-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="260" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The City of Dublin, Ohio is an affluent Columbus suburb typically known for it&rsquo;s good schools, easy access to jobs, and low density housing and retail developments that have rapidly sprawled outward over the past forty years. Fast forward another forty years and things may look drastically different. Officials with the city&rsquo;s planning department have been steadily working on the Bridge Street Corridor plan, which calls for the redevelopment of 1,000 acres located at the core of Dublin.</p></em><br /><br /><p> One of the largest suburbs of Columbus, Ohio is planning to give itself an urban face lift with a new long term redevelopment plan. In addition to increase residential density to over 5000 people per square mile, the plan calls for the eventual installation of light rail light to serve local and regional commuters.</p>