Archinect - News 2014-10-22T01:14:16-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/105955054/win-a-copy-of-the-reprinted-lvaro-siza-viagem-sem-programa Win a copy of the reprinted “ÁLVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA” Justine Testado 2014-08-06T18:43:00-04:00 >2014-08-06T19:01:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jw/jwlzwfsn587h3ajq.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The popular<em> &Aacute;LVARO SIZA. VIAGEM SEM PROGRAMA</em> book tells the personal stories of renowned Portuguese architect&nbsp;&Aacute;lvaro Siza through his own collection of drawings. Upon the success of the first edition, Red Publishing recently reprinted the book -- and guess what, Archinect is now giving away five copies to our readers!</p><p><strong>To enter the book giveaway, fill out <a href="https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?usp=drive_web&amp;formkey=dGI5aVV2WWdwYzBkVWRzRXEzOVU2V1E6MA#gid=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> by Wednesday, August 13, end of day. Winners will be chosen at random. Good luck!</strong></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/bq/bquxywhniwyg6268.jpg"></p><p>The book presents 53 drawings that Siza created over a period of 60 years, beginning in Porto to the end of the 1950s when he made his way into the architecture world. In an interview, Siza talks about his most significant encounters with colleagues and friends, and the lasting relationships that were established.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8s/8sw99gfhostb21g1.jpg"></p><p>Authors Raul Betti and Greta Ruffino worked with Siza himself in selecting which drawings to publish from his numerous sketchbooks and diaries. Digitally reproducing the drawings involved an in-depth study on materials and a digital ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/75661021/nightmare-job-a-potentially-juicy-new-archinect-blog "Nightmare job", a (potentially) juicy new Archinect blog Archinect 2013-06-20T17:49:00-04:00 >2013-06-25T00:55:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/lg/lg7jyis6c936ettu.jpg" width="450" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I should have know it was too good to be true. One of my first job applications and my first job interview with a firm not even hiring...landed me a job 3 weeks after graduating. This was my dream firm because of their world renown work, highly published design philosophies, in an awesome city in the Northeast without having to sweat too much competing with my peers who were graduating later at the end of the spring term.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Anonymously authored (obviously) by ohhh_architecture, Nightmare job is a new blog set up as a place to vent about a job opportunity turned bad. This should be good.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/37122289/why-i-became-an-architect-part-1-lebbeus-woods WHY I BECAME AN ARCHITECT—Part 1 « LEBBEUS WOODS Archinect 2012-02-06T11:08:00-05:00 >2012-02-06T12:09:42-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/63/63cb1d0b8e11a2e6e3e4350f96dd7c4e.jpg" width="514" height="420" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>I would like to tell a short story&mdash;or perhaps not such a short story&mdash;about the reasons why I chose to become an architect. Exactly why this blog&rsquo;s readers should be interested in my recollections about such a matter I cannot say, and perhaps I am mistaken in spinning out such a story here. Still, I feel compelled to do so and can only hope for the readers&rsquo; tolerance.</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>