Archinect - News 2015-10-09T02:54:51-04:00 The Hypnotic Architecture Of Empty Swimming Pools Archinect 2013-08-20T20:38:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T19:07:11-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We have to admit, we haven't spent much time ogling the architecture of public pools. But those days are over, at least after catching a glimpse of Franck Bohbot's hypnotic photos of empty swimming vessels. [...] He is, he expressed, "interested in the relationship between the water, the architecture and the individual."</p></em><br /><br /><p> If you are in love with Franck Bohbot's photographs as much as we are, go and check out the Archinect <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>In Focus</em> feature</a> we did with him in 2012.</p> Editor's Picks #250 Nam Henderson 2012-02-12T23:32:00-05:00 >2012-02-20T16:30:20-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="365" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Jeanne Gang and Greg Lindsay suggested some ways of Designing a Fix for Housing, beginning with rethinking our historic commitment to detached, single-family homes and segregated Euclidean zoning. Louis Arleo agreed that we need to redesign suburbia but argued "however suburbia will never be improved until architects embrace the idea of a developers business model."</p></em><br /><br /><p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Anthony Carfello</a>,&nbsp;analyzed Los Angeles media&rsquo;s failings in their role as "<em>the de facto voice</em>" of AEG&rsquo;s development plans for Farmers Field&nbsp;in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Farmers Field: Bringing Football Back on a Need-to-Know Basis</a>.&nbsp;Carfello contended "<em>The existing biases, the assumptions in play, the prized status of CEQA exemption, the traffic, the legitimate fiscal drawbacks weighed against any foreseeable benefits (to the non-AEG public), and greater questions of diversity of primary uses in downtown&rsquo;s future buildings all beg for further dialogue.</em>"and then offered up <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">(323) Projects</a>&nbsp;as an alternative model of citizen discourse.</p> <p> In the latest addition to the <strong>CONTOURS</strong>: series <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sherin Wing</a>&nbsp;touched on some of the ways various changes taking place in architecture firms with regards to compensation and valuatization, are a result of the "<em>realization that employees are people, not just &lsquo;workers&rsquo; or &lsquo;laborers&rsquo;.</em>"&nbsp;in <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">On Business and Bosses</a>.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gregory Walker</a> commented he would like Sherin to "<em>come on here and enga...</em></p>