Archinect - Press Release 2017-08-19T03:29:42-04:00 http://archinect.com/schools/release/955/syracuse-architecture-presents-lecture-at-van-alen-in-nyc-by-internationally-renowned-architects-designers-neri-and-hu/150023325 Syracuse Architecture presents lecture at Van Alen in NYC by internationally renowned architects, designers Neri and Hu ewackerow 2017-08-18T11:46:57-04:00 >2017-08-18T11:47:29-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ja/javf0gkxzk36mws0.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>On Tuesday, September 12 at 6:30 pm, the Syracuse University School of Architecture will present &ldquo;Obsessions,&rdquo; a lecture at <a href="https://www.vanalen.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Van Alen Institute</a> by Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu of <a href="http://www.neriandhu.com/index_cn.php" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neri and Hu Design and Research Office</a>, Shanghai. The lecture is the second installation of the Robbins Lecture&mdash;an annual endowed lecture held in New York City, established in honor of <a href="http://www.aarome.org/news/features/mark-robbins-faar-97-named-new-president-of-the-american-academy-in-rome" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mark Robbins</a> (M.Arch &rsquo;82), dean of the School, from 2004-2012. The event promises to provide a unique opportunity to hear from two of the world&rsquo;s most influential and talented architects and designers. </p> <p>Says Dean Michael Speaks, &ldquo;Neri and Hu are among the most talented designers working anywhere in the world today. Their work, which ranges from product and graphic design to architecture, is helping to define a new model for young design practices. They are truly inspirational, and we are very fortunate to have them deliver the Robbins Lecture this semester.&rdquo; </p> <p>Neri and Hu Design and Research Office was founded in 2004 by Lyn...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/106416/dmac-architecture-completes-work-of-doc-b-s-fresh-kitchen-fort-lauderdale-fl-location/150023176 DMAC Architecture completes work of Doc B's Fresh Kitchen Fort Lauderdale, FL location dmacarch 2017-08-17T11:33:25-04:00 >2017-08-17T11:33:25-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/kd/kddy7ssp3hj5f1o5.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The Doc B&rsquo;s Fresh Kitchen in Fort Lauderdale project marries the company&rsquo;s &ldquo;focus on fresh, house-made and mindfully sourced dishes&rdquo;, with a classic, timeless approach to design elaborated in modern vocabulary. The result is an experience that evokes a graceful mid-century nostalgia and its associations of home, a sense of belonging and community.<br></p> <p> The structure is like an open shell with seamless communication between the indoor and outdoor spaces. &nbsp;The indoor spaces, which have a total capacity of 150 seats, feature a bar and a dining room, framed by an open kitchen. The entire indoor spaces is surrounded by glass windows on three sides and give way to an outdoor terrace with capacity for an additional 80 people.&nbsp;</p> <p> The continuity of the three spaces and the overall mood of the restaurant are reinforced by the choice of materials and their form and distribution. Classically elegant white Carrara marble horizontally frames the open kitchen and is also used a vertical line and as a p...</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4250947/bac-student-meaghan-doyle-has-plans-for-her-future/150023159 BAC Student Meaghan Doyle Has Plans for her Future deancascieri 2017-08-17T10:36:03-04:00 >2017-08-17T10:36:14-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sx/sxj5c7a68pq6ozir.jpg" width="620" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Meaghan Doyle, Master of Science in Interior Architecture student at The Boston Architectural College (BAC), is looking to diversify her educational experience to further enhance her career. Working in Campus Planning at Harvard Medical School, Meaghan already had a Bachelor of Science in Facilities Planning and Management, as well as a Certificate in Managing Construction Projects, from Wentworth Institute of Technology. But Meaghan was looking for something more, something to round out her education and allow her to be even more effective in her work.</p> <p>Meaghan began looking at programs in the Boston area and found the BAC's online Master of Science in Interior Architecture (MSIA) program. The online degree allows her to balance classes with working full time. Aware of the BAC and its reputation, Meaghan met with Crandon Gustafson, dean of the School of Interior Architecture, and by the end of their conversation, she knew she wanted to study at the BAC.</p> <p>Since starting t...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/madgi-attends1st-annual-lewis-stevenson-city-to-the-shore-asbury-park-pub-crawl/150022903 MADGI Attends1st Annual Lewis|Stevenson "City to the Shore" Asbury Park Pub Crawl nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-15T18:54:30-04:00 >2017-08-15T18:54:32-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/t3/t3pwnuwzb1ow357t.jpg" width="562" height="422" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>MADGI attended the 1st Annual Lewis|Stevenson "City to the Shore" Asbury Park Pub Crawl. Lots of fun in the sun. Thanks for inviting and letting us be a part of such a great event. Looking forward to next year!&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/madgi?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#madgi</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/mdallp?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#mdallp</a><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/lewislstevenson?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#lewislstevenson</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/kimball?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#kimball</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/humanscale?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#humanscale</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/linesight?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#linesight</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/asburypark?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#asburypark</a><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bigbrotherbigsisterofmonmouthcounty?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1480401268712278" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#bigbrotherbigsisterofmonmouthcounty</a></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/88/sci-arc-announces-fall-2017-public-lectures-and-exhibitions/150022854 SCI-ARC ANNOUNCES FALL 2017 PUBLIC LECTURES AND EXHIBITIONS sciarcnews 2017-08-15T15:00:13-04:00 >2017-08-15T15:02:15-04:00 <p><strong></strong><strong><em>Events at SCI-Arc are always free and open to the public</em></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fbgu1knvye7vr7s/AADOurZa5Rr0z2gvaBFHhxN_a?dl=0" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Download Press Images</a></p> <p><strong>Los Angeles, CA (August 15, 2017)</strong> &shy;&ndash; SCI-Arc is pleased to announce its <a href="https://sciarc.edu/events/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fall 2017 series of public events</a>. SCI-Arc public lectures this coming fall will introduce speakers from a broad cross-section of today&rsquo;s most exciting architects, artists, philosophers and theorists including<strong> Oana Stanescu, Carme Pin&oacute;s and Simon Critchley</strong>, among others. <em>Fear and Wonder:</em> <em>An Expedition through the Landscapes of</em> <em>Fiction, </em>a symposium curated by <strong>Liam Young</strong>, will join an ensemble of directors, concept artists, video game designers and storytellers for an expedition through an atlas of imaginary worlds, fictional cities and speculative geographies.</p> <p>The lecture series is complemented by several exhibitions including: the <strong>2017 Selected Thesis Exhibition</strong> which will feature the 2017 <strong>Gehry Prize</strong> winning thesis alongside a selection of best graduate thesis projects. <strong>Ruy Klein (David Ruy and Karel Klein)</strong>, a firm that examines cont...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/106092484/524-halsey-street-receives-go-ahead-from-landmarks/150022306 524 Halsey Street receives go-ahead from Landmarks mannyfried@aol.com 2017-08-11T11:44:06-04:00 >2017-08-17T14:39:06-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/49/49hk1axhnxe3xzcv.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Plans to transform a set of parking garages in Bed-Stuy into apartments and townhouses was approved by the city&rsquo;s Landmarks Preservation Commission, on the second attempt, at a meeting on Tuesday.<br></p> <p>The Brookland Capital-developed project consists of two buildings: a three-story carriage house-turned-parking garage at 534 Halsey Street, and a one-story garage building at 524 Halsey Street. The developer wanted to add a two-story addition to the larger building, and demolish the smaller structure, and build a five-story building in its place.</p> <p>The LPC sent these plans back to the drawing board when the development team appeared before the Commission&nbsp;<a href="https://ny.curbed.com/2017/3/29/15106282/bed-stuy-condos-brookland-lpc-nyc" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">in March this year</a>. At the time, the LPC felt the design, by architecture firm ROART, was too formulaic, that it did not derive enough from the existing buildings at the site, and that it was too out of scale with the block.</p> <p>The development team presented several modifications at the meeting on Tuesday. For instance, they removed the fifth f...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/madgi-attends-national-lighting-s-boat-ride/150022301 MADGI Attends National Lighting's Boat Ride nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-11T10:44:37-04:00 >2017-08-11T10:46:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xn/xnrai2ou0xp7phja.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>MADGI enjoyed a fun-filled evening with National Lighting! Great food, lots of laughter and beautiful NYC views. Amazing!&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/boatride2017?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1476532105765861" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#boatride2017</a><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/madgi?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1476532105765861" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#madgi</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/nationallighting?source=feed_text&amp;story_id=1476532105765861" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">#nationallighting</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150022034/the-closet-door-market-is-brimming-with-beautiful-ideas/150022149 The Closet Door Market is brimming with beautiful Ideas. dayorisdoors 2017-08-10T16:34:03-04:00 >2017-08-10T16:36:21-04:00 <figure><figure><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/ix/ix08rbhdhckh0kk0.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ix/ix08rbhdhckh0kk0.jpg"></a></figure></figure><p>We have some great information about Modern Closet doors that we would like to share with you. This is a great abstract from the following article:&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://www.dayoris.com/blog/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Modern closet doors need to be in your priority list for upgrades.</a></strong></p> <p>The article covers some of the trends in modern closet doors as well as the different type of closet doors options in the market. The article also covers Modern Barn Doors, Modern Pocket Doors, Modern Flush Doors and Modern Sliding Doors. For more information of Italian Version of these doors please visit <a href="http://www.dayoris.com/modern-doors/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.dayoris.com</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/106335/rmjmphoto-instagram-competition/150021862 #RMJMphoto Instagram Competition p.guimaraes 2017-08-09T11:39:11-04:00 >2017-08-09T11:42:22-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/z5/z5u0nr5tqlz4gnc6.jpg" width="650" height="920" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In 1956, RMJM set out a vision to revolutionise the architecture industry. Over the following 60 years, RMJM has created some of the world&rsquo;s most iconic architecture. Now, we&rsquo;re on a mission to find the best photograph of an RMJM building! We want you to capture one of our buildings with the perfect photograph and enter our competition to win a cash prize and have your work displayed in 27 RMJM studios across the globe.</p> <p>To enter simply follow us on <a href="https://www.instagram.com/rmjmofficial/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a> and upload your photograph along with the hashtag #RMJMphoto. The image must be an original photo and include an RMJM building. The winner, picked by RMJM, will receive a &pound;250 cash prize and have their photo featured in RMJM&rsquo;s studios around the world! </p> <p>To see a list of RMJM projects take a look at our <a href="https://www.rmjm.com/portfolio/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">portfolio</a>. The #RMJMphoto Instagram competition begins on Monday 7th August and ends on Friday 29th September 2017 at 5pm BST. We&rsquo;ll announce a shortlist of ten images one week later before RMJM Studios will vote for the winning p...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-017-the-midnight-charette/150021816 Podcast Episode #017 - The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-08-09T01:04:56-04:00 >2017-08-09T01:04:57-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/5y/5ypm2zvatesvyvsl.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Drake's Face, Gays in NYC, Tidal Waves and Weirdos on the Subway, Vomiting Babies, SHoP Architects, Elon Musk's Hyperloop Transportation System, Punching Kids, Farting in Space, Buying Tomatillos &amp; Beans<br></p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-016-the-midnight-charette/150021815 Podcast Episode #016 - The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-08-09T01:02:53-04:00 >2017-08-09T01:03:00-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/xq/xqtfmf9w9dakonbx.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Part 2 of the Design Companion! This week our review of the 2017 MoMA PS1 Architecture Installation "Lumen" (by Jenny Sabin Studio) continues. The discussion goes deep, comparing architecture to mathematics, questioning fancy design writing and tackling issues of aesthetic consistency, being honest, improving yourself as a designer and advancing the profession of design.<br></p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/4250947/bac-alum-patricio-cabal-designs-a-sustainable-ecuador/150021677 BAC Alum Patricio Cabal Designs a Sustainable Ecuador deancascieri 2017-08-08T13:48:36-04:00 >2017-08-08T13:48:59-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ql/qliqlkz1gjbkwgxx.jpg" width="620" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Patricio Cabal, MDS '14, a LEED certified Green Associate Professional, wants to change the way his home country Ecuador thinks about sustainable design. Living in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Patricio entered into the BAC's online Master of Design Studies in Sustainable Design program and earned his degree in 2014. The BAC spoke with Patricio about his interest in design, his accomplishments, and how he hopes to continue improving life in Ecuador.</p> <p><strong>When did you become interested in sustainable design? </strong></p> <p>Since I realized global warming was affecting our world and my country. Events like "El Nino current" and the continuous floods in my region really marked my way of perceiving how humans affect the environment. However, the interest for nature, geography, and weather has been my passion since I was very young.</p> <p><strong>Why did you choose the BAC? </strong></p> <p>The BAC's sustainable design program made me choose the school, as well as the ease of mostly studying online while continuing to work in my home...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/job-captain-marsha-robinson-passes-last-architectural-exam/150021432 Job Captain Marsha Robinson Passes Last Architectural Exam! nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-07T13:01:50-04:00 >2017-08-07T13:02:37-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8h/8h1trh2cd0l31aea.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Job Captain, Marsha Robinson passed her last Architectural Exam! Congratulations Marsha on all your hard work. &nbsp;We're proud of you!</p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/MontroyAndersenDeMarco/photos/a.125333580885727.32931.117119618373790/1473112642774474/?type=3" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/6259264/tara-theatre-wins-new-london-awards-2017/150021074 Tara Theatre wins New London Awards 2017 JessW 2017-08-04T04:29:52-04:00 >2017-08-04T04:30:31-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r5/r5w1v2y4rgurclt3.jpg" width="650" height="446" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Designed by Aedas Arts Team, Tara Theatre in London, UK is the winner of the Culture &amp; Community Award for Built Projects at the New London Awards 2017, beating fierce competition. The project will be showcased along with other winning schemes at the New London Architecture Building Centre from Friday 21 July until Wednesday 4 October.<br></p> <p>Executive Director Julian Middleton designed Tara Theatre as the new state-of-the-art home for the acclaimed Tara Arts, the oldest multicultural theatre company in the UK. Reopened in 2016, the new incarnation fuses the global and the local, creating an inspirational space for the country&rsquo;s first cross-cultural theatre to create art from the dialogue between East and West. </p> <p>Oriental elements were integrated into the design to pay homage to the history of the theatre being Asian-led and owned - and to express the unique identity of Tara Arts in the English theatre landscape. The motif of the Banyan Tree refers to India&rsquo;s &lsquo;tree of life&rsquo; - and the sha...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150020145/seasoned-architect-in-los-angeles-seeks-collaborators/150021057 Seasoned Architect in Los Angeles seeks collaborators AJ Rosales 2017-08-04T01:46:09-04:00 >2017-08-04T02:10:42-04:00 <p>To be brief: I am trying to start up my own office in LA. I've got 25 years of practical experience in architecture, and an important series of library projects I can tout, one of which has had national exposure and acclaim. But I am hoping to find other highly seasoned people that might be interested in collaborating with me to find and gain interesting work. I realize it is difficult do this alone.</p> <p>To be clear: I am not looking for interns. I am not looking for someone with less than 15 years of experience. I am looking for people with (preferably) corporate or civic work experience, possibly other types too. I am looking for people with practical, real-world skills that know what they are doing. Construction administration experience and possibly even some experience with specifications would be necessary. Someone with enough chops that they might be able to compete against brand name architects. Please don't contact me unless you meet these requirements.</p> <p>This is not a paid posit...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/madgi-designs-tami-pre-builts-at-747-third-avenue/150020972 MADGI Designs TAMI Pre-Builts at 747 Third Avenue nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-03T16:41:15-04:00 >2017-08-03T16:41:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/as/asxwdb1jf4hsfvj0.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The William Kaufman Organization asked MADGI to design and develop pre-builts for 747 Third Avenue and to rebrand the 1972 building as a leader in the market place. The TAMI pre-builts range in size from 3,049 to 3,202 SF and include a communal lounge area, unique high-end finishes, full height glass doors and partitions. The suites include pre-installed security systems, Wi-Fi and phone rooms.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/the-new-york-city-property-launches-the-new-life-hospitality-brand/150020964 The New York City Property Launches the New Life Hospitality Brand nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-03T15:34:07-04:00 >2017-08-03T15:34:08-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/wa/wayqczfgcz33slig.jpg" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>The opening of the newly renovated 98 room LIFE Hotel located at 19 West 31st Street in Manhattan's NoMad neighborhood was recently featured in the Mann Report.</p><p><a href="http://www.mannpublications.com/mannreport/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.mannpublications.com/mannreport/</a></p><p><br></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/15515077/global-music-services-firm-expands-in-meatpacking-district/150020901 Global Music Services Firm Expands in Meatpacking District nharris@madgi.com 2017-08-03T10:00:02-04:00 >2017-08-03T12:05:56-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2v/2vqx2wskjhi9dx3c.jpg" width="650" height="794" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>MADGI designs 23,000 SF build-to-suit office space at 2 Gansevoort Street, a William Kaufman Organization owned property for growing independent music services company, Kobalt Music. Kobalt is relocating and expanding its NYC office. They will be leasing the entire 6th floor in the 9-story, landmark building located in the Meatpacking District.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150020789/interior-design-magazine-fall-2016-market-tabloid/150020826 Interior Design Magazine: Fall 2016 Market Tabloid OAC Design 2017-08-02T19:31:19-04:00 >2017-08-02T19:31:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/58/58w7hbg894rc4irp.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><figure><p>Page 188, Circle 649</p><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/oa/oa2ecf14e476xpvm.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/oa/oa2ecf14e476xpvm.jpg"></a></p></figure> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150020637/trias-has-been-included-in-the-wallpaper-2017-architects-directory/150020645 TRIAS has been included in the Wallpaper* 2017 Architects' Directory Trias Studio 2017-08-02T02:37:44-04:00 >2017-08-02T02:41:52-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/8l/8li6ytbb89obj10n.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Sydney based architecture studio,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/trias.studio/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@trias.studio</a>, feature in the Wallpaper* Architects' Directory 2017. We were charmed by the practice's Smith Street residence, pictured here, and by the three Trias principles of design: solid, simple and beautiful.</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150005684/podcast-episode-015-the-midnight-charette/150020597 Podcast Episode #015 - The Midnight Charette brucemar 2017-08-01T19:58:15-04:00 >2017-08-01T19:58:15-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zh/zhtpr8d0m8unbidq.jpg" width="650" height="650" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>This week we discuss nose picking, eating dinner at the office, being denied samples at Ample Hills Ice Cream, felt &amp; poop art, French Independence Day (Bastille Day) &amp; bathroom stall types &amp; etiquette. This week's Design Companion covers the 2017 MOMA PS1 Architecture Installation "Lumen" by Jenny Sabin Studio, and the four finalists of New York City's "Driverless Future Challenge" competition who envision what New York City would be like with autonomous cars: "sAVe" by IBI Group, "Public Square" by FXFOWLE Architects, "Urban Oasis" by Lily Shi, Yodai Yasunaga, Jiaming Zhang &amp; "QueueY" by Daniel Hui, Danil Nagy, Spencer Wright. Congrats to all the finalists and winners!</p><p><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-midnight-charette/id1223815551?mt=2" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">iTunes</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUWyNdjf3Gu6_3gpwq9Yu2Q" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YouTube</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/midnightcharette/?hl=en" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://soundcloud.com/midnightcharette" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SoundCloud</a>&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/Midnight-Charette-1735814623371059/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Facebook</a>&nbsp;</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/150009696/lumibright-miasca-series-adjustable-in-ground-lights/150020041 LUMIBRIGHT MIASCA SERIES : ADJUSTABLE IN-GROUND LIGHTS Alvina Clara 2017-07-29T02:23:08-04:00 >2017-07-29T02:23:40-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/f2/f2f9mwxwn2qcq604.jpg" width="633" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em>Premium Floor / Ground-recessed miniature luminary fixtures for </em><strong><em>decorative, architectural and scenographic lighting.&nbsp;</em></strong><br></p> <p>With its die-cast aluminium body along with tempered glass diffuser for softer light effect, its special design construction details make it suitable for indoor / outdoor installation. Exclusive features include <strong><em>miniaturization, chromatic quality, energy efficiency and superior visual comfort.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <figure><figure><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/yk/yk7ulpdjrgohheci.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/yk/yk7ulpdjrgohheci.jpg"></a></figure></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/21/21ldb964ob3d6zig.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/21/21ldb964ob3d6zig.jpg"></a></p></figure><p><strong></strong></p> <p>APPLICATIONS: </p> <p>The tillable ground light fittings are designed &nbsp;to create luminous path or for spectacular light effects&nbsp;to enhance architecture, tree clusters and walls, even in <strong>exposed outdoor weather conditions or humid environments &nbsp;around swimming pools with the use of an IP67&nbsp;rating.&nbsp;</strong> With its myriad of aesthetic configurations adjustable MIASCA Series are&nbsp;ideal for <strong>walkways, footpaths, pathways, decks and pool surroundings.&nbsp;</strong> </p> <p><strong><a href="http://lumibright.co.uk/product/lumioutdoor/Inground/MIASCA/LB1137/5142" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://lumibright.co.uk/product/lumioutdoor/Inground/MIASCA/LB1137/5142</a></strong> </p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/ey/eyx35afit4c6kyk8.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/ey/eyx35afit4c6kyk8.jpg"></a></p></figure><figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/0p/0pd5dnvrnfyw9k00.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0p/0pd5dnvrnfyw9k00.jpg"></a></p></figure><p><br></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/143663326/arqa/150019949 ARQA MANADA 2017-07-28T13:10:00-04:00 >2017-07-28T13:10:00-04:00 <p><a href="http://arqa.com/en/design/manadao-architecture-awarded-twice-interior-innovation-award-2014.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Manada&ordm; Architecture Awarded twice with the Interior Innovation Award 2014</a><a href="http://arqa.com/en/design/manadao-architecture-awarded-twice-interior-innovation-award-2014.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://arqa.com/en/design/mana...</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/143663326/arquine-com/150019948 arquine.com MANADA 2017-07-28T13:08:16-04:00 >2017-07-28T13:08:16-04:00 <p><a href="http://www.arquine.com/homenaje-a-francisco-serrano/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Homenaje a Francisco Serrano</a></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/143663326/archdaily/150019936 Archdaily MANADA 2017-07-28T12:37:33-04:00 >2017-07-28T13:06:37-04:00 <p><a href="http://www.archdaily.mx/mx/765085/element-studios-manada-architectural-boundaries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Element Studios / Manada Architectural Boundaries</a></p><p><a href="http://www.archdaily.mx/mx/803327/ensayo-no-4-protesis-espacial-manada-architectural-boundaries" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ensayo No. 4 Pr&oacute;tesis Espacial / MANADA Architectural Boundaries</a></p><p><br></p> http://archinect.com/schools/release/2573634/video-overview-of-the-department-of-architectural-technology/150019777 VIDEO OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY svaidya 2017-07-27T15:05:24-04:00 >2017-07-27T15:10:19-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/sv/sv7r79lbrw72envc.jpg" width="650" height="487" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><a href="https://vimeo.com/227292475" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VIDEO OVERVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY</a></p> <p><br></p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/49533694/architectural-record-2006/150019776 Architectural Record 2006 adg241 2017-07-27T14:53:53-04:00 >2017-07-27T14:53:54-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0q/0q1xy52hrr711l4j.jpg" width="650" height="841" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Longchamp SoHo</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/676/mecanoo-clads-seoul-office-tower-in-black-linear-patterns/150019478 Mecanoo clads Seoul office tower in black linear patterns mecanoo PR 2017-07-26T17:18:00-04:00 >2017-07-26T17:18:34-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ef/eflczvoiitvro71y.jpg" width="650" height="920" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>With its stark linear facade patterns, the Namdaemun Office Building in Seoul stands out from the vibrant market district that surround it. The office tower is Mecanoo&rsquo;s first completed project in South Korea&rsquo;s capital.<br><br>Located next to the ancient southern gate to the city of Seoul, the Namdeamun Market is the oldest and largest market in South Korea. Since its beginnings as a government managed marketplace in 1414, it has become an important 24-hour destination for trade and a popular tourist attraction. The market&rsquo;s history and regional traditions informed the design for a contemporary office building, connecting past and present.</p> <p> Maximising the land allocation, the slim 14-floor building sits elegantly on a corner plot opposite the market. Its restrained monochromatic appearance acts as a counterbalance to the colourful frenzy of the market&rsquo;s nonstop activity. The role of the facades frames extends beyond decoration. 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It is well&nbsp;suited for living room walls in residences, or reception&nbsp;areas of offices. </p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/lm/lmrpmmailmb5lxze.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/lm/lmrpmmailmb5lxze.jpg"></a></p></figure><p><b>CUBE </b> </p> <p> A built-in wall lamp with a single geometrically shaped mounted wall light that brings together a series of distinguishing&nbsp;versions of...</p> http://archinect.com/firms/release/10196497/the-iit-coa-actar-publish-the-book-crown-hall-dean-s-dialogues-2012-2017/150019249 The IIT CoA & Actar publish the book 'Crown Hall Dean's Dialogues 2012-2017' WielAretsArchitects 2017-07-25T03:58:46-04:00 >2017-07-25T03:59:43-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/hb/hbdf6hr02gkfde0q.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p><em><strong>Crown Hall Dean&rsquo;s Dialogues: 2012-2017</strong>&nbsp;</em>(Actar/IITAC) collects an array of intimate thoughts from <strong>18 of the world&rsquo;s leading architects, designers, and photographers</strong>; all of whom were interviewed by students and faculty, before they lectured at the Illinois Institute of Technology's College of Architecture (IIT CoA), under the tenure of Dean <strong>Wiel Arets. Acclaimed voices ranging from Kazuyo Sejima, Phyllis Lambert, Erwin Olaf, Ben van Berkel, Peter Eisenman, David Adjaye, and Rafael Vi&ntilde;oly</strong> freely express their thoughts on the essential issues that drive their work and process. Designed by Mainstudio in Amsterdam; the book totals 300 pages.</p> <p><a href="http://www.wielaretsarchitects.com/en/media/publications/crown_hall_dean_s_dialogues_2012_2017" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Read more about the book</a> <br><br><a href="https://www.amazon.com/Crown-Hall-Deans-Dialogues-2012-2017/dp/1945150505" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Purchase the book from Amazon</a></p>