Winners of the Grids & Guides giveaway
In a recent Archinect giveaway, readers had the chance to win the revamped Grids & Guides Notebook for Visual Thinkers and the sleek 12-Pencil set from the Princeton Architectural Press.The lucky winners are:Michael - AlbuquerqueKayla - New OrleansAlexandra - Forest HillsKristin... View full entry
Win the Grids & Guides Visual Thinkers notebook + pencil set!
For many architecture and design students, a new school year calls for fresh supplies. But regardless of your student status, a timeless essential for designers is the trusty notebook and sharpened pencils. If you're looking to add to your sketchbook collection, Archinect is giving away the... View full entry
Blair Kamin opens up the "Gates of Harvard Yard"
In an age that celebrates transparency and openness, it's fashionable to disparage gates. They have become symbols of elitism and exclusion, or just plain ugly instruments of control. Cue the gated subdivision.
But the 25 gates that rim the perimeter of Harvard Yard tell a different story: Gates are expressions of beginning, of belonging, of entry into something larger than oneself.
— Blair Kamin
Blair Kamin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic for the Chicago Tribune, has a new book out today, The Gates of Harvard Yard. Here, Kamin presents why the illustrious university's gate designs are worth investigating in an exclusive intro for Archinect, followed by an excerpted piece... View full entry
Winners of the "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog" book giveaway
In one of Archinect's latest giveaways, our readers got the chance to win "Slow Manifesto: Lebbeus Woods Blog", published by Princeton Architectural Press. The book features a selection of articles and sketches from Lebbeus Woods' blog, which is considered as his last major work before he passed... View full entry
Win a set of these mini The Architect Says notebooks!
While sketching ideas on digital tablets is increasingly the norm these days, having a pocket-sized notebook (or three) on hand has long been a trusty essential for any designer. If you're in need for more notebooks to fill, the Architect Says notebook set might be what you're looking for.As a... View full entry
Winners of the "30 Years of Emerging Voices" giveaway
In Archinect's latest giveaway, readers had a chance to win "30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance" from the Architectural League of New York and publisher Princeton Architectural Press. The book visually chronicles the first 30 cycles of the influential program.The five lucky winners... View full entry
Winners of the "Young Architects 16: Overlay" giveaway
Last month, Archinectors had a chance to win a copy of "Young Architects 16: Overlay" from the Architectural League of New York. The League's Program Director Anne Rieselbach gave some insight into the book, which delves into the six winning projects of the "Overlay"-themed Architectural League... View full entry
Winners of the "Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition" giveaway
In Archinect's latest book giveaway, readers had a chance to win the new Graphic Design: The New Basics, 2nd Edition by Ellen Lupton and Jennifer Cole Phillips. Expanding on the successful original edition, the second edition features 64 new pages including explanations on key concepts on visual... View full entry
Type Nite is coming to NYC on July 16! Hear from Abbott Miller, Tobias-Frere Jones, and Peter Mendelsund. BONUS: Archinect Book Giveaway!
Type Nite will be coming to New York City for the first time next Thursday, July 16 at Strand Bookstore. Established in Baltimore 11 years ago, Type Nite is a festive evening of typographic entertainment where visitors can engage face-to-face with some of today's leading graphic and typeface... View full entry
Winners of the Hypernatural book giveaway
In Archinect's latest book giveaway, readers had the chance to win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature" authored by Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by Princeton Architectural Press, Hypernatural highlights... View full entry
Win a copy of "Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature"
The growing presence of biomimicry in architectural design takes the spotlight in Hypernatural: Architecture's New Relationship with Nature, authored by architecture and materials academic experts Blaine Brownell and Marc Swackhamer from the University of Minnesota. Published by Princeton... View full entry
John Comazzi Publishes Biography of Photographer Balthazar Korab
A new illustrated biography, Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography, by John Comazzi at the University of Minnesota School of Architecture tells the story of Balthazar Korab, one of the mid-twentieth century's most celebrated architecture photographers. It's the first book dedicated solely to... View full entry