Archinect - News 2015-04-01T17:19:32-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/120364670/ncmh-announces-the-2015-matsumoto-prize-for-modernist-residential-design NCMH Announces the 2015 Matsumoto Prize for Modernist Residential Design kimweiss 2015-02-09T19:04:00-05:00 >2015-02-12T19:53:18-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/oh/ohx8441a0xxaody1.jpg" width="376" height="146" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncmodernist.org%2F&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=d1b9dcf5-8c15-4f92-9b67-239877b1711e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">North Carolina Modernist Houses</a>&nbsp;(NCMH) announces the&nbsp;<strong>2015 George Matsumoto Prize for North Carolina Modernist residential design, </strong><strong>sponsored by</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong><strong>&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lelandlittle.com%2Findex.html&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=d1b9dcf5-8c15-4f92-9b67-239877b1711e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leland Little Auctions</a>, the Southeast&rsquo;s premier estate auction gallery, based in Hillsborough, NC.</p><p>NCMH created the Matsumoto Prize in 2012 to honor&nbsp;<a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncmodernist.org%2Fmatsumoto.htm&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=d1b9dcf5-8c15-4f92-9b67-239877b1711e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">George Matsumoto, FAIA</a>, one of the founding faculty members of North Carolina State University's School of Design (now College of Design). Matsumoto designed&nbsp;some of North Carolina's most well-known and well-loved mid-century Modernist houses.</p><p><strong>The Matsumoto Prize uniquely features $6000 in awards, a&nbsp;<a href="http://t.signaledue.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJN7t5XX4S9QB8W2Bpw2K7dSpw8W4XHqpM56dK4Mf3n-82-02?t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ncmodernist.org%2Fprize2015.htm&amp;si=4874025633841152&amp;pi=d1b9dcf5-8c15-4f92-9b67-239877b1711e" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">blue-ribbon jury</a>&nbsp;of internationally known architects, and online public voting.</strong></p><p>According to George Smart, NCMH Executive Director, &ldquo;The Matsumoto Prize promotes new talent and provides motivating honors and incentives for a new generation of architects. It also contributes to wider public recognition of Modernism in all its forms -- architecture, art, furniture, and fashion -- and recognizes the signif...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/62867722/workac-henning-larsen-and-so-il-compete-to-design-uc-davis-art-museum WORKac, Henning Larsen and SO – IL compete to design UC Davis art museum Archinect 2012-12-06T14:00:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:50:55-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/j9/j9dihh5x3apq4rbz.jpg" width="514" height="356" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The university believes this to be the first design-build competition for an art museum in this country. Each team gets four months to design a museum and prepare a bid for the museum.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The teams competing to build the museum are:</p> <ul><li> Contractor: Kitchell; design architect: WORKac; executive architect: Westlake Reed Leskosky</li> <li> Contractor: Oliver and Co.; design architect: Henning Larsen Architects; executive architect: Gould Evans</li> <li> Contractor: Whiting-Turner; design architect: SO &ndash; IL; executive architect: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson</li> </ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/41964298/richard-h-driehaus-says-it-isn-t-too-late-to-get-the-eisenhower-memorial-right Richard H. Driehaus says, "It isn’t too late to get the Eisenhower memorial right" AEAarchNews 2012-03-19T11:55:00-04:00 >2012-03-20T23:11:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zn/zn1b245yebibhbmg.jpg" width="514" height="259" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Controversy has erupted over the memorial to President Dwight Eisenhower proposed by Frank Gehry for a site next to the Mall. The memorial&rsquo;s large size and unconventional emphasis on Eisenhower as a &ldquo;barefoot boy from Kansas&rdquo; drew objections from the Eisenhower family, which in December called for it to be redesigned. A mounting public debate has since coalesced around familiar cultural positions.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Related:</p> <ul><li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/38658887/frank-gehry-there-s-a-backlash-against-me" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry: 'There's a backlash against me'</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/38208082/driehaus-and-krier-do-battle-against-gehry-s-eisenhower-memorial-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Driehaus and Krier do battle against Gehry's Eisenhower Memorial design</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/37272748/eisenhower-family-raises-objections-to-planned-memorial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eisenhower Family Raises Objections to Planned Memorial</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/23066078/eisenhower-family-calls-for-timeout-in-approval-of-memorial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Eisenhower family calls for timeout in approval of memorial</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103998/frank-gehry-refines-his-eisenhower-memorial-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Frank Gehry refines his Eisenhower Memorial design</a></li> <li> <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/87383/gehry-partners-selected-for-eisenhower-memorial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gehry Partners Selected for Eisenhower Memorial</a></li> </ul>