Archinect - Blogs 2016-02-05T19:38:00-05:00 DERP-iTECTURE Michael Montante 2016-02-01T15:58:00-05:00 >2016-02-04T19:00:03-05:00 <p>No-Name Opportunities? This is a major problem that seems too common. On craigslist, OKAY. Are these phishing stunts deployed by businesses to catch suspect disgruntled employees? Just another crafty stunt by the industry to remind us how privileged we are to be here. In my experience employee turnover is increasing and hasn't improved incoming wages. Firms fail, A LOT. Others relying on consulting firms to force education on staff and even provide talent to get through surge times. Daily Derp</p> Miss Misc. JamieEvelyn 2016-01-13T16:48:00-05:00 >2016-01-18T20:46:09-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="280" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A collection of perspectives, rememberings, and thoughts as a dual Master of Architecture + Master of Arts Design Criticism graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago.</p> The Walk Tanvi Kulshreshtha 2015-12-20T13:04:00-05:00 >2015-12-26T20:23:40-05:00 <p>The blog is related to travelling through which architecture is been inspired and accomplished with a new vision. The places which I have been visiting till now and the process through which I have developed myself as an Architect, I have always been associated with blogging as a tool to communicate through my thoughts with the world.</p> Maeshiro Design Blog Jeff Maeshiro 2015-09-18T15:36:00-04:00 >2015-09-18T15:42:00-04:00 <p>As a recent graduate from the California College of the Arts MArch program and now an associate designer at Future Cities Lab, I hope to contribute to the amazing conversations here!</p> Perspective Miles Jaffe 2015-09-03T10:36:00-04:00 >2015-09-03T20:52:08-04:00 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> CPP_AIAS Saba Salekfard 2015-09-01T19:19:00-04:00 >2016-01-31T06:00:05-05:00 <p>AIAS is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing unmatched programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architectural education. The mission of the AIAS is to promote excellence in architectural education, training, and practice; to foster an appreciation of architecture and related disciplines; to enrich communities in a spirit of collaboration; and to organize students and combine their efforts to to advance the art and science of architecture.</p> Project Costing Systems Joe Emanuele 2015-08-28T07:52:00-04:00 >2016-01-09T06:00:12-05:00 <p>This blog is to engage with the profession as to which systems staff actually use, what are the challenges and what should we want from a system. For too long, the profession have had to put up with second rate software, designed for generic "professional services" firms. The result is often that these systems are not used for the critical task of running projects financially. What do we want systems to do?, do we want to resource weekly or monthly - or at all? </p> D L S | Design Lab SARUP mgamberg 2015-08-27T11:48:00-04:00 >2016-02-01T06:00:08-05:00 <p>Updates from the Chicago studios &amp; design lab of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Design. BIM Studio &amp; Historic Preservation Studio investigations into Chicago's Future of the Past.</p> The Sum of its Arts Sarah Bonser 2015-08-26T09:58:00-04:00 >2015-08-30T14:46:09-04:00 <p>Thoughts on Storytelling, Visual Communication, and Architecture</p> Responsive Engagement : The Production of a Green Chile-Fueled Architecture unmsaap 2015-08-24T11:46:00-04:00 >2016-01-17T06:00:08-05:00 <p>Responsive Engagement is the official blog of the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of New Mexico. Here students, faculty and alumni describe the production of an engaged architecture, one that responds to the social, environmental, and economic challenges we all face- as well as the IPAs and enchiladas that fuel the pursuit. </p> The Global Studio Christopher Perrodin 2015-08-17T16:15:00-04:00 >2016-01-21T06:00:11-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="206" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We want to share the community based design process for our most recent Agros project. The project is a rural farming village based in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua. Agros' mission is to create sustainable living environments for former tenant farmers. Our blog will lay out how we at The Global Studio partnered with Agros and helped to turn community exercises and input into a new village.</p> Architecture Spectrum Masoud Saeedian 2015-08-13T16:12:00-04:00 >2015-08-22T15:27:01-04:00 <p>I tend to recode, observe and delve into the most substantial paradigms of architecture in contemporary era, based on the philosophy that everything in art, design and generally in life is a spectrum not reliant on a rock solid programmed blueprint .</p> Design Manifestos Eli Laipson 2015-08-12T17:32:00-04:00 >2016-01-17T06:00:07-05:00 <p>At Modelo we want to know what drives the world&rsquo;s design and architecture talent. This is why we invite select architects and designers to share their stories, philosophies, visions and favorite works with the public&#8202;&mdash;&#8202;their manifestos. For more information on how we're working to change the architecture and design world at Modelo please visit us at: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. </p> NA nnikolaeva 2015-08-05T17:43:00-04:00 >2015-11-15T12:31:19-05:00 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> The Architect's Guide Brandon Hubbard 2015-07-29T01:07:00-04:00 >2016-01-24T06:00:09-05:00 <p>I have been fortunate to work for several world-renowned architecture firms around the world from London to San Francisco. After the downturn in 2008 I began to mentor many aspiring and practicing architects on job searches, applications, portfolios and interviews. Brandon H.</p> RIGHT NOW sciarcnews 2015-06-23T10:09:00-04:00 >2016-01-24T06:00:08-05:00 <img src="" width="514" height="844" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>RIGHT NOW is a 2-day symposium hosted by SCI-Arc on September 25-26, 2015 on the school's campus in downtown Los Angeles. The event will take stock of some of the most promising directions in contemporary architecture, using the conversation as its primary catalyst. <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> The City and The Water zeropiu 2015-06-12T13:37:00-04:00 >2016-01-16T06:00:06-05:00 <p>&ldquo;The City and the Water&rdquo; Summer School is organized by the University of Pisa (DESTeC, Long Cycle Master Degree Course in Architectural Engineering), the Visual Art Center of Pietrasanta and the Municipality of Pietrasanta (Tuscany, Italy), with the contribution of the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Lucca. The Summer School, that will take place from 7th to 20th September 2015 at the Visual Arts Center, will see students in Architecture, Engineering, Design, Art Schools and young professionals</p> Parametricism Patrik Schumacher 2015-06-08T01:51:00-04:00 >2015-06-08T01:51:19-04:00 <p>Parametricism is the only plausible contemporary candidate to become the global epochal style for the 21st century. Parametricism is architecture&rsquo;s answer to the challenges and opportunities of the (post-fordist) information age, just as modernism was architecture&rsquo;s answer to the (fordist) mechanical age. The challenges that post-fordist information society poses to architecture issue from the new diversity and intense interconnectedness of all social processes. </p> University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Interior Design 420 Tim Dolan 2015-05-22T11:43:00-04:00 >2016-01-16T06:00:06-05:00 <p>This will be the community Blog for IDS 420 Summer 2015. Students will post their responses to weekly Journal Assignments here as well as view posts/comments from other participants.</p> The IDC, Our Home Franco Chen 2015-05-22T11:42:00-04:00 >2015-05-25T17:16:57-04:00 <img src="" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Looking to understand the Interim Design Center - what it's become, and where it's headed.</p> A Rothko Masterpiece rchowdh2 2015-05-08T21:52:00-04:00 >2015-05-18T11:19:12-04:00 <p>A place for worship yet somewhere that art and architecture all collaborate and mingle. Mark Rothko, Philip Johnson and two other architects all give their best to create a minimalist chapel by design, fitting in aptly with the very essence that was sought in it's commission.</p> The Architecture of Houston Mathew Duran 2015-05-07T15:33:00-04:00 >2016-01-11T06:00:12-05:00 <p>This blog is dedicated to the wonderful architecture of Houston, both historical, and present. It will describe general design details of the most influential and monumental works of architecture, as well as their historical backgrounds and precedents.</p> Pennzoil Place: Reflections and Parallels Kaylan 2015-05-07T14:50:00-04:00 >2016-01-11T06:00:11-05:00 <p>I will be writing about Pennzoil Place, located in Houston Texas. This includes the history surrounding the building, design concepts, and the economics of building. Enjoy!</p> BG Group Place: An architectural dynamo cgarcia47 2015-05-07T13:26:00-04:00 >2016-01-11T06:00:10-05:00 <p>This semester I worked on an article on BG Group Place, designed by Pickard Chilton, and the effects it had on downtown Houston, Texas.This skyscraper was designed and built in the middle of the 2008 recession. The LEED Platinum certified building replaced a much blighted block on Main Street filled with drugs and prostitution. With the completion of the project, the developer Hines proved Houston could overcome the recession, and the 800 block of Main Street could once again prosper.</p> The Wonders of Houston Architecture SSanchez129 2015-05-07T03:37:00-04:00 >2015-05-08T22:51:17-04:00 <p>Sarah Sanchez is an Architecture student in Houston, Texas and has come across many eye catching historical architectural landmarks. On this Blog she will be discussing the wonders of the Houston Architecture culture in regards to their design intent, spacial qualities, and the history behind each building. There's so much more than what meets the eye...</p> Modern Architecture ppalana 2015-05-03T12:04:00-04:00 >2015-05-07T12:14:18-04:00 <p>Architecture since 1945</p> The Alley Theatre ardulane 2015-05-02T04:31:00-04:00 >2015-05-04T16:22:23-04:00 <p>The Alley Theatre of downtown Houston is a beautiful, interesting, hulk of building that houses some amazing performances that are just as entertaining as the shapely curves and towers of the building itself. I would like the chance to break down the buildings design and give a history of it for the enjoyment of those that find interest of things of that nature. I think that this building deserves more love than it is currently given and I believe a well written blog will help in remedying that.</p> Rothko Chapel ykevin98 2015-04-30T21:30:00-04:00 >2016-01-08T06:00:24-05:00 <p>I will be discussing about the Rothko Chapel and the design concepts of the building design. It will be a discussion about Rothko's intentional ideas of the kind of layout the Rothko Chapel has. I will also be describing the relationship between Rothko's paintings and the Chapel itself. </p> RETHINK PORT URBANISM Niyati Soni 2015-04-22T10:04:00-04:00 >2016-01-26T06:00:03-05:00 <p>One aim of this project is to find an accessible way of talking about port architecture and to use it in exploring what might be the shared and defining characteristics of the port as constructs of the littoral &ndash; whether concrete or conceptual. The purpose of creating this blog is to gather attributes to which will ponder to my research on rethinking port urbanism. ...</p> Adventures of the architecture student Peter Foniciello 2015-04-19T22:24:00-04:00 >2016-02-01T06:00:07-05:00 <p>You probably know what it is like to be a university student, but do you know what it is actually like being an architecture student? Here, you will read about the wonderful world of architecture, and live the adventures through the lens of the architecture student!</p>