Archinect - Press Release 2017-05-22T19:31:16-04:00 http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/madgi-hires-agudelo-as-a-job-captain-at-firm/150008780 MADGI hires Agudelo as a Job Captain at Firm nharris@madgi.com 2017-05-22T18:29:50-04:00 >2017-05-22T18:29:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/7p/7p0ggkvimx3xa04z.jpg" width="650" height="864" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>NYREJ recently announced the hiring of MADGI's new Job Captain, Sara M. Agudelo.</p><p><a href="http://nyrej.com/madgi-hires-agudelo-as-a-job-captain-at-firm" target="_blank">http://nyrej.com/madgi-hires-agudelo-as-a-job-captain-at-firm</a></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/149983495/the-container-yard-to-host-the-free-school-of-architecture-in-2017/150008725 The Container Yard to host the Free School of Architecture in 2017. FreeSchoolofArchitecture 2017-05-22T14:06:00-04:00 >2017-05-22T18:10:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/te/telaih64yvmcirzg.jpg" width="650" height="448" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Tuition free architectural education to launch&nbsp;June 1, 2017&nbsp;in the Los Angeles Arts District</em></p><p><a href="https://www.freeschoolofarchitecture.org/" target="_blank">The Free School of Architecture&nbsp;</a><strong><a href="https://www.freeschoolofarchitecture.org/" target="_blank">(FSA</a>)</strong>&nbsp;is honored to announce that the&nbsp;<a href="https://thecontaineryard.com/" target="_blank"><strong>The Container Yard (TCY)</strong></a>&nbsp;will host the school from&nbsp;June 1 - July 15, 2017.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Located in Los Angeles Arts District between MOCA&rsquo;s Temporary Contemporary and SCI-Arc, the&nbsp;<strong>The Container Yard&nbsp;</strong>will act as the inaugural home to the school&rsquo;s 36 students,&nbsp;16 teachers, 16 person Board of Advisors and 5 person group of volunteer staff.&nbsp; With a campus of over 60,000 square feet and a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces&nbsp;TCY will extend&nbsp;FSA&rsquo;s&nbsp;ambitions to promote diversity and free access to architectural knowledge while experimenting with teaching models and formats.&nbsp;</p><p>"With a rapidly growing community of over 70 students, teachers, staff and Board members, the Free School of Architecture has expanded well beyond our initial projections of 16-20 students and Faculty and as a result has had to look for a larger and more suitable home," sa...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/4419319/dekker-perich-sabatini-climbs-ranks-in-list-of-2017-enr-top-500-design-firms/150008715 Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Climbs Ranks in List of 2017 ENR Top 500 Design Firms nataliesdps 2017-05-22T13:23:31-04:00 >2017-05-22T13:23:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/e4/e4y1se5kwd1i0b4x.jpg" width="650" height="330" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="https://www.dpsdesign.org" target="_blank">Dekker/Perich/Sabatini (D/P/S)</a> has again been ranked among the 2017 ENR Top 500 Design Firms, climbing the list by 36 spots since last year. Engineering News-Record (ENR), a design and construction publication, ranks the U.S. top firms based on revenue from the prior year and includes firms in architecture, engineering, planning, landscape architecture and other design professions.</p><p>&ldquo;We have seen continued improvement in the business climate with work taking us across the country and adding to our strong presence in the Southwest,&rdquo; said <a href="https://www.dpsdesign.org/who-we-are/leadership/steven-j.-perich" target="_blank">Steven J. Perich</a>, Senior Principal at D/P/S.</p><p>This is the fourteenth year that D/P/S has been ranked as a Top 500 Design Firm. View the <a href="http://www.enr.com/toplists/2017-Top-500-Design-Firms1" target="_blank">complete list of ENR Top 500 Design Firms</a>.</p><p><strong><em>About Dekker/Perich/Sabatini</em></strong><br><em>With offices located in Albuquerque, New Mexico; Phoenix, Arizona; Las Cruces, New Mexico; and Amarillo, Texas, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini specializes in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, planning and structural engineering.</em></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/it-s-official-georgia-tech-now-offering-master-degree-in-real-estate-development/150008682 It's official! Georgia Tech now offering Master degree in Real Estate Development. TJewell 2017-05-22T11:40:56-04:00 >2017-05-22T11:40:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nn/nnsjd5gwdirajdul.jpg" width="650" height="216" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Last week the Board of Regents approved the new Georgia Tech College of Design Master of Real Estate Development program.<br><br>Classes will begin the Fall semester of 2017, and the deadline for applications is July 1, 2017.<br><br><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/redir/redirect?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbc%2Egatech%2Eedu%2Fgeorgia-tech-now-offering-master-degree-real-estate-development&amp;urlhash=Mgmh&amp;_t=tracking_anet" target="_blank">https://bc.gatech.edu/georgia-tech-now-offering-master-degree-real-estate-development</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-006-of-the-midnight-charette/150008605 Podcast Episode #006 of The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-05-21T17:02:32-04:00 >2017-05-21T17:02:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/k8/k8xlv25lsx83k5ph.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Easter, Meditation for Vacation, United Airlines, Security Guards, Fat People, Weirdos on the Subway, Sexism, Ageism and Racism in Offices, Drinking Too Much Water, Blue Cheese &amp; Nutella</p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" target="_blank">Facebook</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-005-of-the-midnight-charette/150008564 Podcast Episode #005 of The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-05-20T20:39:30-04:00 >2017-05-20T20:39:30-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6x/6xy84pfppkbx53gr.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>"Ching Chong Ling Long", Chinese in Colleges, Youtubers, Makeup 'Artists', Fashion Designers, Fake Hype, Leaving Offices</p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-004-of-the-midnight-charette/150008563 Podcast Episode #004 of The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-05-20T20:38:10-04:00 >2017-05-20T20:38:11-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/dx/dxcfjd92vzdbqz22.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Glamour Babies, Traveling to France, French Food &amp; Architecture, Corbusier&rsquo;s Ronchamp Chapel, Marseilles, Paris vs NYC</p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/102291256/challenges-for-building-product-manufacturers-in-adopting-bim/150008398 Challenges for Building Product Manufacturers in Adopting BIM Bhushan Avsatthi 2017-05-19T11:27:24-04:00 >2017-05-19T11:31:47-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/09/09zbp5q8l9o97nmw.jpg" width="650" height="363" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Building product manufacturers today are facing the unavoidable BIM storm, which requires them to develop product data in a standardized format as a part of requirements from contractors who follow <a href="http://www.hitechcaddservices.com/bim/" target="_blank"><strong>BIM processes for construction projects</strong></a>.</p><p>It is becoming increasingly challenging for manufacturers to maintain a library of BIM objects and that too with required meta-data, as each new project has its own set of data requirements. But doing nothing is equally risky, as without BIM-ready models the chances of architects/designers picking the manufacturer&rsquo;s product in their designs are less, affecting the revenues eventually.</p><p>The problem is equally worse for manufacturers who have already adopted BIM, and have informative models in place to be utilized in the construction design project, as there is still lot of ambiguity in the amount of data architects, contractors or operators ask for.</p><p>BIM promoters came up with a solution to this issue &ndash; Product Data Templates (PDTs). The template is noth...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4311171/professor-sergio-palleroni-recognized-by-curry-stone-design-prize-s-2017-social-design-circle/150008316 Professor Sergio Palleroni recognized by Curry Stone Design Prize's 2017 Social Design Circle PSUArchitecture 2017-05-18T20:16:44-04:00 >2017-05-18T20:27:36-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zv/zvrr21hleekc3u79.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The <a href="http://currystonedesignprize.com/" target="_blank">Curry Stone Design Prize</a> has named <a href="http://www.pdx.edu/architecture" target="_blank">Portland State University School of Architecture</a> professor Sergio Palleroni a member of its 2017 Social Design Circle.</p><p>The Curry Stone Design Prize is awarded annually by the Curry Stone Foundation to recognize innovative designers, practitioners, and projects using design to address critical social justice issues and improve the daily living conditions in communities around the world. To celebrate the prize&rsquo;s 10th anniversary, the Curry Stone Design Prize has formed the Social Design Circle, made up of global &ldquo;visionaries, activists, and game changers&rdquo; who are at the forefront of social design. The practices and projects of these Circle members will be highlighted on the Curry Stone Design Prize website throughout the year.</p><p>Palleroni is among 100 luminaries being recognized over the course of the year for their innovative work in social design, including Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman of Estudio Cruz + Forman, Mark Lakeman of City Repair, El Equipo...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/59365179/stanton-williams-transform-nantes-fine-arts-museum-into-a-vibrant-and-democratic-art-space/150008236 Stanton Williams transform Nantes' fine arts museum into a vibrant and democratic art space stantonwilliams 2017-05-18T14:48:00-04:00 >2017-05-18T23:11:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8n/8n41oxp53rxru9fo.jpg" width="650" height="392" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The&nbsp;<em>Mus&eacute;e&nbsp;</em><em>d&rsquo;arts</em><em>&nbsp;de Nantes</em>&nbsp;will open to the public on&nbsp;23 June 2017.&nbsp; For this landmark cultural project, the London-based architecture practice Stanton Williams has transformed the existing Mus&eacute;e des Beaux-Arts de Nantes &ndash; an exemplary expression of the city&rsquo;s civic and cultural pride and one of the largest Fine Arts Museums in France outside Paris. Located in the heart of a residential quarter in the city, the Mus&eacute;e des Beaux-Arts consisted of the 19th Century &lsquo;Palais&rsquo; and 17thCentury Oratory Chapel.&nbsp;<br><br>Stanton Williams' aim was to transform the introverted image of the former Mus&eacute;e des Beaux-Arts into a vibrant, democratic and welcoming contemporary space that is open to the city and its people. The design adds a contemporary layer to the historical buildings, with two new buildings &ndash; the &lsquo;Cube&rsquo; extension for contemporary art and an archive facility with a public library. A new basement underneath the Palais has been created to house an auditorium, educational spaces and additional e...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/opportunity-aia-acsa-2018-intersections-symposium/150007978 Opportunity: AIA/ACSA 2018 Intersections Symposium TJewell 2017-05-17T12:07:57-04:00 >2017-05-17T12:07:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/v7/v7l2zoqj71plgy00.jpg" width="650" height="362" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>I am excited to share this information for the <a href="http://www.acsa-arch.org/programs-events/conferences/intersections-symposium/2018-intersections-symposium" target="_blank">2018 Intersections: Design and Resilience symposium</a>. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) are pleased to announce a partnership dedicated to the integration of education, research and practice of technologies at the&nbsp;2018&nbsp;AIA National Convention in New York.&nbsp;As co-Chair for this symposium, I invite you to submit your abstract for consideration by June 14, 2017.</p><p>Through a series of educational sessions at the&nbsp;<strong>2018&nbsp;AIA Conference</strong>&nbsp;in New York City, we will extend the conference discussions around&nbsp;<strong>Design and Resilience</strong>&nbsp;in a symposium&nbsp;through the categories of&nbsp;<strong>Technological,&nbsp;Social&nbsp;</strong>and<strong>&nbsp;Ecological Resilience</strong>.</p><p>Prospective papers should address one of these topic areas: &nbsp;</p><p><strong>TECHNOLOGICAL RESILIENCE</strong></p><p><em>Moderator</em>:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kierantimberlake.com/pages/view/185/billie-faircloth/parent:5" target="_blank"><strong>Billie Faircloth</strong>, FAIA, LEED, AP, BD+C, Director of Research and Partner,&nbsp;KieranTimberlake</a>&#8232;</p><p><em>How can technology aid our search for design and resilience? In what ways are we pro...</em></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150007972/c-w-keller-the-family-run-fabricators-working-with-google-and-wework-discuss-the-art-of-streamlining-construction/150007974 C.W. Keller, the Family-Run Fabricators Working with Google and WeWork, Discuss the Art of Streamlining Construction cwkeller 2017-05-17T11:43:41-04:00 >2017-05-17T11:43:42-04:00 <p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149972332/c-w-keller-the-family-run-fabricators-working-with-google-and-wework-discuss-the-art-of-streamlining-construction" target="_blank">http://archinect.com/features/article/149972332/c-w-keller-the-family-run-fabricators-working-with-google-and-wework-discuss-the-art-of-streamlining-construction</a></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/only-2-weeks-left-to-complete-designintelligence-survey/150007780 ONLY 2 WEEKS LEFT to complete DesignIntelligence Survey! TJewell 2017-05-16T12:41:33-04:00 >2017-05-16T12:41:33-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0l/0l6fhp55jlf4tbk5.jpg" width="650" height="101" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Dear Colleagues, Alumni and Students,&nbsp;<br><br>For the past 17 years, DesignIntelligence has conducted their annual survey of America&rsquo;s Best Architecture &amp; Design Schools. We write today to ask for your participation in the 2017-2018 survey. If you are a person in your firm who hires architects, you are invited to share your experiences and perspectives. These annual rankings are today&rsquo;s leading resource to rank architecture and design programs on their ability to prepare graduates for professional practice.&nbsp;<br><br>The survey requires about 15-20 minutes of your time and can be completed in more than one sitting should you need to exit and return to complete it at a later time.&nbsp;<br><br>Regarding the firm survey, the responding party must be in a leadership position qualified to hire employees. If you are not qualified to complete the survey on your firm&rsquo;s behalf, we ask that you forward survey link to the appropriate person in your firm. Individual responses will be kept confidential but a listing of all r...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/congratulations-to-grad-student-hanxue-li-a-winner-of-the-skidmore-owings-merrill-som-foundation-2017-china-prize/150007779 Congratulations to grad student Hanxue Li, a winner of the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) Foundation 2017 China Prize! TJewell 2017-05-16T12:40:21-04:00 >2017-05-16T12:40:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vm/vmbzsw4iyadab5nr.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Click link to view Wei's submission on density: <a href="http://somfoundation.som.com/repository/files/submissions/hanxue_wei/index.html" target="_blank">http://somfoundation.som.com/repository/files/submissions/hanxue_wei/index.html</a>#&nbsp;</p><p>More details:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.somfoundation.som.com/award/china-prize" target="_blank">http://www.somfoundation.som.com/award/china-prize</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/149978533/creative-challenge-colombia-the-netherlands/150007687 Creative Challenge Colombia - the Netherlands urbanos 2017-05-16T04:35:56-04:00 >2017-05-16T04:39:50-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/mr/mrm3olgip85mqols.jpg" width="410" height="260" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Creative Challenge Colombia - the Netherlands<br><br>What happens at the presentation showing the results of a week collaborative work between 14 creative professionals? Ever seen an audience bark like dogs and bleat like goats? That is what happened at the presentation. Thanks to a surprising ice-breaker, essential to withdraw everyone out of their daily routine and out of their cellular phone, the audience was brought in the mood to listen to the final presentation of the Creative Challenge that took place on 21 April 2017 at the Universidad Cat&oacute;lica in Pereira, Colombia.</p><p>At the Creative Challenge, fourteen Dutch and Colombian creative professionals collaborated to design the future of the Batall&oacute;n San Mateo in Pereira. The Batall&oacute;n, a military area located between the city centre and the airport, will be available for new uses after the military activities move to a new location. &nbsp;A discussion currently takes place in the city about what should happen to the area. Ideas range from a large...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4250947/bac-alumna-jana-belack-awarded-the-2017-ames-scholarship/150007494 BAC Alumna Jana Belack Awarded the 2017 Ames Scholarship deancascieri 2017-05-15T15:59:36-04:00 >2017-05-15T15:59:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6x/6xdlgdnxr4eo2i9j.jpg" width="620" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A study of the state of women&rsquo;s prisons in the Unites States compared to women&rsquo;s prisons in other parts of the world earned Jana Belack, BDS &rsquo;10, M.Arch &rsquo;16, The Boston Architectural College&rsquo;s (BAC) 2017 John Worthington Ames Scholarship. The annual scholarship provides one recipient with $10,000 toward travel to further personal development through an educational experience related to architecture and design.</p><p>Jana&rsquo;s scholarship application focused on a project she explored extensively for her master&rsquo;s thesis: the design and architecture of women&rsquo;s prisons in the United States versus those around the world, and their physical and mental effects on prisoners.</p><p>Her research is eye opening: Prisons in the United States have more than 215,000 female inmates (the vast majority of whom are nonviolent offenders), more than half of the next closest country, China, which has around 105,000. When it comes to recidivism, or the percentage of female inmates who end up back in jail within 5 years o...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/board-of-regents-to-vote-on-new-georgia-tech-real-estate-development-program-tomorrow/150007466 Board of Regents to vote on new Georgia Tech real estate development program tomorrow TJewell 2017-05-15T13:07:32-04:00 >2017-05-15T13:07:32-04:00 <p>The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia scheduled scheduled to vote on new Georgia Tech real estate development program tomorrow.&nbsp;<br><br>&ldquo;Program resources will be leveraged among three academic units within the College of Design, specifically the School of Architecture, the School of Building Construction, and the School of City and Regional Planning. Broader collaborations will occur with the Scheller College of Business, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the School of Public Policy.&rdquo;</p><p><a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/05/14/georgia-tech-launching-masters-degree-in-real.html" target="_blank">http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2017/05/14/georgia-tech-launching-masters-degree-in-real.html</a></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/342/brandon-clifford-awarded-2017-rome-prize/150007442 Brandon Clifford awarded 2017 Rome Prize iche 2017-05-15T11:44:00-04:00 >2017-05-15T19:43:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/tk/tkxw6f02kv56xmbl.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="https://architecture.mit.edu/faculty/brandon-clifford" target="_blank">Brandon Clifford</a>, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture,&nbsp;has been awarded The Founders Rome Prize for 2017-2018 from the American Academy in Rome for his project titled "Ghosts of Rome."</p><p>Co-founder and principal of Matter Design, an architectural design practice in Boston, Clifford mines historical techniques and technologies to inform architectural practice. Hist proposal, 'Ghosts of Rome' seeks to explore architectural and archaeological ghosts&mdash;monuments and other relics for which crucial detail of purpose and origin have been lost.</p><p><strong>Ghosts of Rome:</strong><br>"Ghost&nbsp;/<em>g&otilde;st</em>/&nbsp;<em>n</em>. an apparition of the ancient that becomes manifest to the contemporary.</p><p>When a red granite obelisk was transported from Egypt and erected in St. Peter's Sq., a massive spectacle surrounded the armature and celebration of its assumed final positioning. Not only is little known of the megalith's origin, little is also known of this spectacular effort. The ghosts of this knowledge intentionally erased in favor ...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/149990005/the-arper-showroom-hosts-the-official-digital-hub-of-clerkenwell-design-week-2017-the-arper-bloggers-lounge/150007126 The Arper showroom hosts the official digital hub of Clerkenwell Design Week 2017: the Arper Bloggers Lounge. Archinect 2017-05-12T06:33:00-04:00 >2017-05-16T05:59:27-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/l5/l5lmiyxilapdr546.jpg" width="650" height="811" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Arper is delighted to be a showroom partner at Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 and to open the doors of its London home to present the latest collections and new additions recently launched at the Salone del Mobile in Milan.</p><p>In this inspiring and engaging backdrop, Arper will be hosting for the second consecutive year the digital hub of CDW: the <strong>Arper Bloggers Lounge</strong>.</p><p>Arper invites bloggers and digital media to enjoy the Lounge as their own temporary office throughout the Festival, and to experience first-hand Arper&rsquo;s fresh and dynamic personality.</p><p>The Arper Bloggers Lounge is the perfect venue to meet, work, share and connect. Free Wi-Fi and complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the three days. <strong>PROGRAMME OF EVENTS 23-25 May </strong></p><p>Workshops and events will activate the Lounge, engaging its users and creating stimulating content to be shared on site and extensively on all digital platforms.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mv/mvio139jvgajl3p7.jpg"></p><p><strong>Arper Bloggers Lounge opening times </strong></p><p>Tue 23, 10 am &ndash; 2 pm<br>Wed 24, 10 am &ndash; 1.30 pm and 2:30...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005371/archer-hotel-in-austin-tx-receives-2-star-aegb-rating/150007000 Archer Hotel in Austin, TX receives 2-Star AEGB Rating OLATX 2017-05-11T12:26:29-04:00 >2017-05-11T12:27:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/q5/q5c1xiho9bed2ecc.jpg" width="650" height="932" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Office For Local Architecture (OLA) provided the sustainability consulting for a 191,250 s.f. development in Austin, TX. As part of the newly opened Domain Northside project, the Archer Hotel was designed to serve as a&nbsp;durable, safe, healthy and resource-efficient building that will be comfortable for employees and customers, cost-efficient to operate and educational to the public.&nbsp;</p><p>Owners, Lodgeworks Partners, LK Architects, Austin Energy Green Building, and OLA consultants collaborated in early stages of the design process in order to achieve an energy-efficient, cost-efficient hospitality environment.&nbsp;Don Marvin, EVP of LodgeWorks Partners states, &ldquo;We&rsquo;re proud to have achieved an Austin Energy Green Building rating for Archer Hotel Austin. Having recently completed a LEED certification in a New York City project, the process further elevated our awareness of green initiatives and challenged us to thoughtfully consider the impact our decisions could have on the local community ...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4250947/bac-alumna-anahita-kianous-is-designing-a-better-future/150006960 BAC Alumna Anahita Kianous Is Designing a Better Future deancascieri 2017-05-11T08:21:27-04:00 >2017-05-11T08:21:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/x5/x5t38u2hhb8x2goq.jpg" width="620" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Inspired by New York City&rsquo;s Central Park, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, while she was traveling throughout the United States, Anahita Kianous decided to pursue her Master in Landscape Architecture (MLA) at The Boston Architectural College. Already having earned an undergraduate degree in architecture a few years earlier in her native Iran, Anahita graduated from the BAC with her MLA in 2015.</p><p>When thinking about her career and the life she has made for herself in the United States, Anahita reflects, &ldquo;There are so many possibilities in America. So many people need help, and I think about how I can help people through my work. Through landscape architecture and design, I want to ask how we can make things better.&rdquo;</p><p>While at the BAC, Anahita concentrated her studies on fighting the effects of climate change on coastal landscapes. For her thesis, Anahita created a way to mitigate the floods and sudden tides by designing an innovative science-based system for creating a Resilient Coasta...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150006935/a-cut-stone-garden/150006943 A cut stone garden. MESURA 2017-05-11T04:54:20-04:00 >2017-05-11T04:54:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gj/gjgo2q5rv9reofj7.jpg" width="650" height="921" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In Peratallada, an awesome village in the region of the Baix Empord&agrave;, a project of the Architecture Studio MESURA has changed the landscape of the area.&nbsp; Peratallada, whose name means &ldquo;carved stone&rdquo;, is one of the most special medieval settlements in the country, with a splendid castle formed by several buildings with a common courtyard. &nbsp;</p><p>MESURA is commissioned to build a garden with terrace for a timid and camouflaged holiday resort, a quiet place for body and mind.&nbsp;</p><p>The categorical respect to the history of the place and the use of local materials are the starting point of a project which suggests the use of the existing water tank (and its three levels) as ball-and-socket joint to save a complex topography.&nbsp; This is the way to avoid a great change in the landscape environment.</p><p>Near the resort, a beautiful hundred-year-old acacia stands up as the counterpoint to the horizontal characteristic of the project.</p><p>The main material of the project is Turkish white travertine marble, which co...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150006861/forbes-treeium-casting-a-new-and-innovative-vision-for-the-remodeling-industry/150006886 FORBES - Treeium, Casting a New and Innovative Vision for the Remodeling Industry Treeium Inc., 2017-05-10T17:32:39-04:00 >2017-05-10T17:32:40-04:00 <p><strong>Treeium &reg;&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;Casting a New and Innovative Vision for the Remodeling Industry</p><p>December 30, 2016</p><p><img alt="" src="http://custom.forbes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Untitled-131.jpg"></p><p>When it comes to describing his company&rsquo;s mission, Moty Ginsburg is a man of high ambition. As CEO of Treeium, an eco-remodeling company throughout the California coast, Ginsburg doesn&rsquo;t search for words to describe his plan for the future. &ldquo;I want to be the Tesla of the remodeling industry,&rdquo; he says. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re here to give our clients an experience that no one else in the remodeling industry is giving, and we&rsquo;re doing that by focusing on sustainability and the consumer experience.&rdquo;</p><p>Using Technology to Lead in Affordability and Sustainability</p><p><img alt="" src="http://custom.forbes.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Untitled-121.jpg"></p><p>Spending the last three decades in management and construction, Ginsburg is no stranger to the complexities of home remodeling projects. To translate client dreams into affordable and beautiful realities, Treeium&rsquo;s 150-member team leverages technology to invite homeowners into the remodeling process. It&rsquo;s a business-to-consumer model Ginsburg believes exceeds ...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/camper-unveils-lower-manhattan-store/150006881 Camper Unveils Lower Manhattan Store nharris@madgi.com 2017-05-10T16:37:20-04:00 >2017-05-10T16:37:21-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/u5/u5elusisaz3dfdyk.jpg" width="650" height="459" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The opening of Camper's newly completed 650 SF footwear store at the Westfield WTC Mall in Lower Manhattan is featured in this week's issue of Design:Retail.</p><p><a href="http://www.designretailonline.com/news/retail/camper-unveils-lower-manhattan-store/" target="_blank">http://www.designretailonline.com/news/retail/camper-unveils-lower-manhattan-store/</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/53302/collective-architecture-has-a-double-anniversary-10-20-years/150006802 Collective Architecture has a Double Anniversary - 10 / 20 years CollectiveArch 2017-05-10T10:14:00-04:00 >2017-05-12T06:11:55-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6e/6ef6x81jlenvavfs.jpg" width="650" height="419" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>May 2017 celebrates a decade since Collective Architecture became an employee owned co-operative and twenty years since the formation of the original practice Chris Stewart Architects.</p><p>Over the last ten years, Collective Architecture has grown from 12 to 42 employees and in 2015 an additional office in Edinburgh was opened to serve our projects on the East Coast and deliver wider community benefits.</p><p>When setting up the original Glasgow based practice Chris Stewart Architects, the guiding principles were collaboration and working with communities. Much of the practice&rsquo;s work was with housing associations and community groups, driven by involving people and giving them the buildings they were looking for that would stand the test of time.&nbsp;</p><p>The Titan Crane in Clydebank is just one testament to this ethos. With its humble beginnings as a public lighting project helping to highlight an important symbol of the River Clyde&rsquo;s industrial heritage, the company oversaw its renewal into an interna...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/follow-us-on-instagram/150006661 FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM! TJewell 2017-05-09T16:40:07-04:00 >2017-05-09T16:44:04-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/y1/y165z8mleor21zw6.jpg" width="650" height="515" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Robotic Fabrication installation with Professor Baerlecken and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/shanisharif/" target="_blank">@shanisharif</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/digitalfabrication/" target="_blank">#digitalFabrication</a>&nbsp;#gtarchitecture</p><p><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BT16e2MDVve/" target="_blank">https://www.instagram.com/p/BT16e2MDVve/&nbsp;</a></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4250947/the-bac-creates-scholarship-in-memory-of-renowned-architect-howard-elkus/150006643 The BAC Creates Scholarship in Memory of Renowned Architect Howard Elkus deancascieri 2017-05-09T14:38:54-04:00 >2017-05-09T14:39:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/va/vaxz1hd0d3pycwkf.jpg" width="620" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Boston Architectural College (BAC) has established the Howard F. Elkus Scholarship to benefit its students in memory of the renowned architect who passed away on April 1. This endowed scholarship will provide critical aid to financially disadvantaged and underrepresented minority students at the BAC. The first scholarship is anticipated to be awarded Fall 2017.&nbsp;</p><p>&ldquo;Howard&rsquo;s passing is an enormous loss to the Boston Architectural College, and to the entire design profession, nationally and internationally,&rdquo; said Glen LeRoy, president of the BAC. &ldquo;He was a visionary, a transformative member of our Board of Trustees, and a true friend. Howard was deeply committed to the College&rsquo;s mission of providing design education to students who are underrepresented in architecture and the related industries. He will be profoundly missed by the BAC community and beyond.&rdquo;</p><p>Elkus served as an overseer from 2009 to 2015 and then as a trustee from 2015 to 2017. He believed in the College&rsquo;s mission, whic...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/1504/concrete-that-can-heal-itself-saving-billions-in-construction-costs-arch20/150006421 Concrete that can heal itself; saving billions in construction costs. - arch20 TJewell 2017-05-08T11:07:40-04:00 >2017-05-08T11:07:41-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bj/bjq84dznuior57sp.jpg" width="650" height="347" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="http://www.arch2o.com/concrete-that-can-heal-itself-saving-billions-in-construction-costs" target="_blank">http://www.arch2o.com/concrete-that-can-heal-itself-saving-billions-in-construction-costs</a>/&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/111258352/architectural-3d-rendering-services-in-india-plays-a-major-role-in-real-estate-industry/150006385 Architectural 3D Rendering Services in India Plays a Major Role in Real Estate Industry Jonney 2017-05-08T04:28:39-04:00 >2017-05-08T04:30:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ul/ulkqfqyh64y0k1wa.jpg" width="630" height="354" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>See it to Believe Gift your business a new life with 3D Rendering Services it! The versatility of Architectural 3D Rendering Services is such that it can be used in both commercial and residential projects.&#8203;&#8203;</p><p>When the top players of real estate choose to have their projects rendered through 3D Architectural Visualization Company in India, you know it has to be good. These renders are so photo realistic that they bring your projects to life. The versatility of 3D Architectural Rendering is such that it can be used in both commercial and residential projects.&#8203;&#8203;</p><p><strong>The future of 3D Architectural Rendering for Real Estate Industry</strong></p><p>It is not possible to even a world where there are no buildings. Which is why architects and <strong>Architectural Rendering Company</strong> play a major role in our society today. Nowadays, an increasing number of them are having their project designs converted to a digital format. Doing this would not only give a more polished feel to your project, it would also help to create in...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-003-of-the-midnight-charette/150006207 Podcast Episode #003 of The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-05-05T22:28:04-04:00 >2017-05-05T22:28:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zj/zjsbx36axl8u34ap.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Charette #003 now available on all platforms!&nbsp;</p><p>Jello Shots, Partying, Architecture School in France, Student Internships, Design</p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p>