The latest ShowCase: was a private residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten. megan_eleven commented "I like the interior. The outside looking, I think, is not like a home, not warm enough~ I still prefer a house giving people warm and love.......This one, it looks a little cold~Just my opinion...."
Plus, the eleventh edition of Screen/Print: featured an article by Juhani Pallasmaa published in 2013 in OASE #91: "Building Atmosphere". The essay examines the "haptic and ‘dense’ spaces" found in Frank Lloyd Wright’s buildings and the "the importance of atmospheres in architecture".
For his part Peyton Westlake felt it was a "Savvy choice by the Pritzker; award an architect who does projects for all social types (disaster and ny condos alike) in beautifully constructed and detailed ways...Still, it feels about five years late".
Patrik Schumacher offered a "backhanded compliment" - criticizing the Pritzker Prize for awarding political correctness. t a m m u z spoke for many, writing "ugh, that was a low life vulgar life thing to say...Schumacher, therefore, is either sinking to new ethical lows or to new intellectual lows...you choose".
Over at the Project for Public Spaces, James Rojas examined Latino Placemaking: How the Civil Rights Movement Reshaped East LA. Orhan Ayyüce believed "That ASCO project of a dinner party in a traffic islands is beautiful. Eat your heart out parkletters!"
Alan Davies opined about End of the Starchitects? Miles Jaffe criticized "The article raises a valid point but misses the most critical issues, instead reverting to essentially empty stylistic arguments".
"The Los Angeles Biennale diffuses from documentation to narrative to fiction. And what else would it want to be?
This is the biennale that isn’t. Where concepts are abandoned for realities...It happens, it is a life feed, and it needs little more than a corner to squat".
Terreform ONE is seeking qualified candidates both in the U.S. and internationally for experimental research projects on speculative cities. Remember though, Terreform ONE does not offer compensation and all staff are on a volunteer basis for nonprofit work.
Cobble Hill in Brooklyn, NY by Co Adaptive Architecture and Landmark Walls in Cambridge, MA by Radlab in collaboration with Natalie Engels & Joanne Rarangol of Gensler were just two of the projects included in the post Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Details" Pinterest Board
Adriana Duran G started a blog titled Earth Architecture. The first post looks back on a trip the author took to Niger, in the days of the "analogical camera".
onetwelveksa recapped a March 19th panel discussion about Et in Suburbia Ego: José Oubrerie's Miller House. Hosted by the Ohio University’s Knowlton School the discussion was moderated by the book's editor Todd Gannon of SCI-arc.
amy.pinkston announced the University of Oregon’s Spring 2014 Lecture Series.
For those looking for a job in Academia, the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia has an immediate opening for a Common First Year (CFY) Curriculum Coordinator/Academic Professional.
Reflecting on a recent lecture by Juhani Pallasmaa at University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, pocketasian wrote "I noticed that he had no direct answers to people's question because the way Juhani sees the world is not straight black and white, it's in spectrum of colors!".
Roshi has been thinking about the dynamics of architecture couples and wanted to talk the good/the bad and see how many we could list.
Alien 8 offered up "Scogin + Elam" and "Brooks + Scarpa" while citizen argued "Here's the test: ask the kids of these magical duos how they are as parents".
Based on his reaction to the official Pritzker Prize 2014 announcement Steven Ward wasn’t surprised, "Yep, Holl's streak continues. He's been blacklisted or something" and Donna Sink seemed to agreeing writing "I really want Holl to get one. Once he does I won't really care much beyond mild interest who wins the rest of them".
However accesskb clearly disagreed, "pffffffttt .......... Shigeru > Holl xP"
Finally, escaveloci was looking for recommendations on what to use to permanently seal a rust patina finish? jla-x chimed in "any matte polyurethane should work". snooker-doodle-dandy added "I actually recall finding a product produced in California which has a matte finish. The difficulty with applying any of these materials is you need to apply it in a shaded condition".
It's time to move Portland's original resident urban herd! Help fund clean-up, insurance, fees, feed, and more. The Belmont Goats soon will be Lents Grown!