Archinect - News 2016-02-06T07:01:58-05:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/143479468/editor-s-picks-437 Editor's Picks #437 Nam Henderson 2015-12-16T11:51:00-05:00 >2015-12-31T10:11:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/90/90nxiffe7ftnbinf.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/nicholaskorody" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Nicholas Korody</a>&nbsp;penned a double review; of '<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/142453636/ways-of-seeing-in-the-anthropocene-review-of-the-geological-imagination-and-the-underdome-guide-to-energy-reform" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Geological Imagination' and 'The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform</a>'.&nbsp;He finds "<em>The two books also help illuminate some of the difficulties in perceiving climate change, while offering some potentials for movement</em>"&nbsp;and goes on to reference "<em>enmeshment</em>", systems thinking and dark ecology.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/yl/yl090lecrdd61pj7.jpg"></p><p>Plus,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/roberturquhart" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert Urquhart</a>&nbsp;took stock of how The Bartlett and the Architectural Association <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/142594913/science-nonfiction-bringing-emerging-technologies-into-the-uk-s-architecture-education" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">are</a> "<em>bringing emerging technologies into the UK's architecture education</em>".<br>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br>Denise Scott Brown, along with her husband Robert Venturi, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142457648/denise-scott-brown-wins-aia-gold-medal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">have won the 2016 AIA Gold Medal</a>. Snubbed of the 1991 Pritzker Prize when Venturi was named as the only laureate, Scott Brown is the second female recipient of the Gold Medal.</p><p>In honor of the happy and historic occasion, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143058935/golden-years-saluting-joint-creativity-with-denise-scott-brown-on-archinect-sessions-45" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Denise Scott Brown appeared on Archinect Sessions #45</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ox/oxa34uqt6turgc1m.jpg"></p><p>To <strong>DWLindeman</strong> it "<em>is splendid good news, and a long overdue award...Robert Venturi was right to say to the AIA &lsquo;not without Denise.&rsquo; &nbsp;This is also a very significan...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/142395018/editor-s-picks-436 Editor's Picks #436 Nam Henderson 2015-12-02T12:57:00-05:00 >2015-12-04T06:14:44-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cu/cumrdzqvvnwxjkgo.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/Julia_Ingalls" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Julia Ingalls</a>&nbsp;published back to back chats with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/141017276/emotional-tactility-tom-kundig-s-latest-works" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tom Kundig</a>&nbsp;and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/140953853/a-dance-for-architecture-a-conversation-with-steven-holl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Steven Holl</a>.&nbsp;The former, on the release of &lsquo;<strong>Tom Kundig: Works</strong>&rsquo; by Princeton Architectural Press which features nine of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/49784837/olson-kundig-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Olson Kundig</a>&rsquo;s most recent works.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sn/sn4ez3wsvna5ou3n.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/08/08i3neht4ca0xvpl.jpg"></p><p>The later, on the occasion of Phaidon&rsquo;s comprehensive new monograph &lsquo;<strong>Steven Holl</strong>&rsquo;, written by Holl&rsquo;s friend, colleague and former student, Robert McCarter.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l1/l1v22ez3fwqaw9qd.jpg"></p><p><br><strong>News</strong></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141359175/architecture-billings-index-in-october-still-showing-an-increase-in-design-services" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) returned to positive territory after a slight dip in August</a>.&nbsp;The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the September ABI score was 53.7, up from a mark of 49.1 in August.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/fy/fy5zcw9q77deh9np.jpg"></p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141282117/big-sanaa-lacaton-vassal-pre-qualified-to-compete-in-designing-new-aarhus-school-of-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>&nbsp;(in collaboration with <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/125740749/sanaa-sn-hetta-kpmb-west-8-david-baker-architects-and-egor-orlov-are-among-this-week-s-many-winners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West 8</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/75257656/riba-international-award-winners-2013-announced" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Atelier Ten</a>) released <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141437838/big-unveils-28-acre-master-plan-for-pittsburgh-s-lower-hill-district" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">a master plan</a> for Pittsburgh's&nbsp;Lower Hill District.&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/people/cover/118068376/marc-miller" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Marc Mille</a>r&nbsp;offered some criticism "<em>The plan as presently proposed ignores much of the history and context of the lower hill...In some respects it repeats previous mistakes...Small gestures that look internally instead of making large connections across the urban fabric...it's improperly grou...</em></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/140554775/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-new-shopping-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's new "Shopping Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-11-06T20:01:00-05:00 >2015-11-17T21:59:34-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7v/7vwlcs324kiwcwzr.jpg" width="514" height="770" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip:</strong> use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the <strong>brand new</strong> board<em> <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/shopping-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shopping Spaces</a></em>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a4/a4qfzpnmpo29bpnl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/260/mills-pharmacy/86163049" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mills Pharmacy</a> in<strong> </strong>Birmingham, MI by <a href="http://archinect.com/m1dtw" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">M1/DTW</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4v/4v1rai9sraxchddw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/embt/project/santa-caterina-market" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rehabilitation of Santa Caterina Market</a> in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/embt" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Miralles Tagliabue EMBT</a>; Photo: Alex Gaultier</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/a8/a8bto2ljfbbrnqj1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/77847420/showroom-eurobike-porsche/102638330" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Showroom Eurobike - Porsche</a> in Bras&iacute;lia, Brazil by <a href="http://archinect.com/umaum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1:1 arquitetura:design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ij/iju5coa4973hgod9.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/22769007/t-magi/139509137" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">T-MAGI</a> in Copenhagen, Denmark by <a href="http://archinect.com/wearchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">WE Architecture</a>; Photo: Enok Holsegaard</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/m6/m6jxwshpencrpkzp.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/14482002/xocolatti/27914468" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">XOCOLATTI</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/14482002/de-spec" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">De-Spec</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/21/21i5yqdxpyun8eg1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/67594087/otsuka-dofukuten/67594088" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Otsuka-Dofukuten</a> in Kyoto, Japan by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/67594087/yusuke-seki" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yusuke Seki</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/az/az1xidsfrr7j323g.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/387/aesop-dtla/140070467" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aesop DTLA</a> in Los Angeles, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/brooksscarpa" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brooks + Scarpa</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ad/adv8cx2lc7jew56w.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/68128893/mac-bebekoy/68131018" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MAC BEBEKOY</a> in Istanbul, Turkey by <a href="http://archinect.com/uxda" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">URAS X DILEKCI</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4u/4uvgt9v6oytdl6fw.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/74092282/uhrwerk-shop/74093687" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Uhrwerk (shop)</a> in Vienna, Austria by <a href="http://archinect.com/smartvoll" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">smartvoll Architekten ZT KG</a></p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/23900/melissa-we-are-flowers/103496110" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Melissa - We Are Flowers</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SO...</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/136667521/designjunction-2015-happens-next-week-in-london designjunction 2015 happens next week in London! Justine Testado 2015-09-15T05:51:00-04:00 >2015-09-14T18:53:28-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/2f/2ff047ykmt6o4te1.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">designjunction 2015</a> is happening soon on September 24-27! As part of the <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/the_london_design_festival_2015/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 London Design Festival</a>, designjunction will showcase nearly 200 cutting-edge international contemporary design brands inside The College and the Victoria House, located across each other along London's Southampton Row.</p><p>Visitors are guaranteed to find something that will catch their eye from the distinct range of designers and pop-up stores exhibiting this year. Visitors can also check out talks, live workshops, eateries, and a <a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london/charity/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">children's charity auction</a> that will showcase 21 artistic interpretations of the iconic Eames Elephant.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ih/ihj9qq5ygverptei.jpg"></p><p>Inside the Victorian-era College &mdash; the former home of Central Saint Martins &mdash; over 100 brands will showcase their latest cutting-edge designs, including new product launches. Designjunction will take over five floors of the Lethaby building and other stunning spaces within the campus.</p><p>Across the street, the Victoria House will show off a mix of more than 50 high-end pop-up stores and ...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/135896614/sneak-peek-what-s-in-store-for-designjunction-2015-in-london Sneak peek: What's in store for designjunction 2015 in London Justine Testado 2015-09-05T04:15:00-04:00 >2015-09-22T02:22:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j5/j5i60xda06isnb78.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>As part of the <a href="http://www.londondesignfestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London Design Festival</a>, the <a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">designjunction 2015</a>&nbsp;tradeshow brings together a stellar international group who are at the top of their game in contemporary interior design. Taking place at The College and the Victoria House along London's Southampton Row from September 24-27, visitors are guaranteed to find something that will catch their eye from nearly 200 brands. This year's designjunction will feature a distinct range of pop-up stores, talks, live workshops, eateries, and&nbsp;a children's charity auction that will showcase 21 artistic interpretations of the iconic Eames Elephant.&nbsp;</p><p>Planning a trip to designjunction? Read on to learn more about what to expect this year.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/04/04t4ge2g47fkl955.jpg"></p><p>Inside the Victorian-era College &mdash;&nbsp;the former home of&nbsp;Central Saint Martins &mdash;&nbsp;over 100 brands will showcase their latest cutting-edge designs, including new product launches. Designjunction will take over five floors of the Lethaby building and other stunning spaces within the campus.&nbsp;</p><p>Be on the lookout for <strong>He...</strong></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/134824111/designjunction-2015-heads-to-the-college-and-the-victoria-house-in-london-sept-24-27 designjunction 2015 heads to The College and the Victoria House in London, Sept. 24-27 Justine Testado 2015-08-21T20:47:00-04:00 >2015-08-21T20:56:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f2/f2zazt48qhkv8jv5.jpg" width="514" height="230" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Now in its fifth edition, the <a href="http://thedesignjunction.co.uk/london" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">designjunction</a> tradeshow is back for 2015 on September 24-27, this time at The College and the Victoria House in London's Southampton Row. As part of the upcoming <a href="http://www.londondesignfestival.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2015 London Design Festival</a>, designjunction will showcase the latest products and cutting-edge designs from over 100 leading international brands. Visitors will also get to check out pop-up stores, talks, live workshops, and eateries aplenty.</p><p>Read on for more info:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/nz/nz2xh2ewo4skja2i.jpg"></p><p>As the former home of the Central Saint Martins, the Victorian-era College will serve as a&nbsp; distinct backdrop for the designjunction exhibition, which will take over five floors of the Lethaby building and other stunning spaces within the campus.</p><p>A life-sized Underground Station installation by Camilla Barnard will pop up next to the TfL cafe, and a Leading Seminar Programme will also take place. The seminar's "Design for a Reason" theme will discuss how issues like sustainability and digital developments affect the design process in t...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/124109193/a-history-of-department-stores A history of department stores Nam Henderson 2015-03-30T13:59:00-04:00 >2015-03-30T14:07:38-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgpv81t7oow6cmak.jpg" width="514" height="367" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>With their brilliant use of electric lighting &ndash; something Mendelsohn had learned from the look of American city streets at night &ndash; bold architectural graphics and photogenic forms, the Schocken stores were admired by a new generation of European architects and castigated by the Nazis, who came to power in 1933</p></em><br /><br /><p>Jonathan Glancey examines how from Victorian London to Soviet-era Moscow, they have changed the way we shop and have shaped global culture.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/103784247/dubai-planning-the-world-s-biggest-shopping-mall Dubai planning the world's biggest shopping mall Alexander Walter 2014-07-09T13:54:00-04:00 >2014-07-16T20:03:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ba/ba3b2da8a82f57220b9a1750c2da4da8.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dubai is already home to the biggest shopping mall in the world, but that apparently isn't enough. The emirate is planning an even bigger mall, one so massive it's already being described as a temperature-controlled city. It's going to be called Mall of the World, and will stretch for 48 million square feet. The plan may seem curious to Americans watching their neighborhood shopping malls start to fade.</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/84289579/buy-a-night-in-philip-johnson-s-glass-house-for-30k-at-neiman-marcus Buy a Night in Philip Johnson’s Glass House for $30K at Neiman Marcus Archinect 2013-10-16T12:19:00-04:00 >2013-10-16T12:19:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d1/d1e30a80323586b6fafc27e980040343.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Neiman Marcus, purveyor of luxury goods, now also sells luxuries of the architectural variety. As part of its holiday gift catalog, the high-end retailer is offering one night in Philip Johnson&rsquo;s 1949 Glass House &mdash; for $30,000.</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/58970639/beau-coop-neiman-marcus-100k-chicken-coop Beau Coop - Neiman Marcus' $100k chicken coop Archinect 2012-10-09T19:24:00-04:00 >2012-10-10T07:20:46-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/hz/hz2i5d4pjyhhkxh8.jpg" width="451" height="564" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Dawn breaks. The hens descend from their bespoke Versailles-inspired Le Petit Trianon house to their playground below for a morning wing stretch. Slipping on your wellies, you start for the coop and are greeted by the pleasant clucking of your specially chosen flock and the site of the poshest hen house ever imagined.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Your custom-made multilevel dwelling features a nesting area, a "living room" for nighttime roosting, a broody room, a library filled with chicken and gardening books for visitors of the human kind, and, of course, an elegant chandelier. The environment suits them well as you notice the fresh eggs awaiting morning collection. Nearby, you pick fresh vegetables or herbs from your custom-built raised gardens. You've always fancied yourself a farmer&mdash;now thanks to Heritage Hen Farm, you're doing it in the fanciest way possible!</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/50567775/fuksas-chosen-to-redesign-la-s-beverly-center Fuksas chosen to redesign LA's Beverly Center Archinect 2012-06-07T13:19:00-04:00 >2012-06-19T18:52:45-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/53/53630efd689d6a95f602879c7199e2e8.jpg" width="500" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Beating out shortlisted competition including John Friedman Alice Kimm and Brooks+Scarpa, Italian firm Studio Fuksas has been awarded the commission to revamp the Beverly Center, the legendary (not to mention, ahem, aesthetically challenging) high end shopping mall in Beverly Hills.</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/37136764/making-over-the-mall-with-parks-and-sermons Making Over the Mall With Parks and Sermons Archinect 2012-02-06T14:17:00-05:00 >2012-02-06T14:32:43-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cr/crx3fa8ourw5zbke.jpg" width="514" height="342" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Designers in Buffalo have proposed stripping down a mall to its foundation and reinventing it as housing, while an aspiring architect in Detroit has proposed turning a mall&rsquo;s parking lot there into a community farm. Columbus, Ohio, arguing that it was too expensive to maintain an empty mall on prime real estate, dismantled its City Center mall and replaced it with a park.</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>