Archinect presents Next Up: The L.A. River, at the A+D Museum on Saturday, October 29!
For the latest installment of Archinect's live podcasting series, Next Up, we're focusing on the L.A. River, and the wide swath of urbanist concerns within its ongoing master planning efforts.It could be the project that makes, or breaks, Los Angeles. With a complex historical legacy and an... View full entry
Open Call for Submissions: "XXL"
It’s going to be “yuge”. It’s an inflated descriptor thrown around a lot these days, but architects have always been trained to think big, whether laying out bathroom plumbing or master planning cities. Sometimes those ideas get built; sometimes others build on those ideas. This October on... View full entry
Meet the architects behind the winning Dry Futures proposals
While the dust has since settled on Archinect's Dry Futures competition, seeking pragmatic and speculative solutions to California's (ongoing) historic drought, we wanted to get to know the architects behind the winning submissions. How did they approach the competition, and did it alter their... View full entry
Archinect presents "Next Up," a live podcasting event in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, this Saturday, October 3rd!
Archinect is excited to announce the Chicago installment of our two-part live-podcasting series, Next Up, hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Biennial!Taking place on the Biennial's opening weekend, the (live!) marathon set of interviews, panels and discussions with Biennial... View full entry
Archinect presents Next Up: Podcasting the Future of Architecture at Jai & Jai Gallery, Sat. Sept. 19!
Archinect is pleased to invite you to the first iteration of a two-part live-podcasting event, Next Up, at Jai & Jai Gallery in Los Angeles! From 7-9PM on Saturday, September 19, we’ll be conducting a series of live interviews, panels, and talks with local architects at the forefront of a... View full entry
Meet the jury of Archinect's "Dry Futures" competition: Geoff Manaugh of BLDGBLOG
Geoff Manaugh is a design and architecture writer, contributing to publications such as Dwell, New Scientist and The New Yorker, as well as authoring several books and the long-running design and architecture site, BLDGBLOG.Manaugh’s perspective on the drought focuses on the ripe opportunities... View full entry
Archinect launches "Dry Futures" competition in response to California's historic drought
The Golden State's nickname has taken on a grave new meaning. The agricultural and economic powerhouse of the country is in the midst of a historic drought pervading the whole U.S. Southwest, at once turning sprawling front lawns into golden-brown scratch pads and inciting Chinatown-style... View full entry
Archinect & The Architecture Lobby wants to know how satisfied you are with your job
While the employment market is very ripe for job-seeking architects at the moment, there’s no guarantee that some of those opportunities won’t turn out rotten. The architecture profession is infamous for its highly skewed work-life balance, emphasis on the work, and office culture may not... View full entry
Ain't No Party Like an Archinect Party: Treatise Launch at the VDL House
The Cognoscenti Coffee cocktails were flowing (and frothing) at the Neutra VDL House on Saturday May 2nd, as Archinect, the VDL House and the Graham Foundation hosted the book launch of Treatise, a series of publications wherein 14 relatively new design offices explored the question "Why Write... View full entry
Archinect Project Collections presents your Guggenheim Helsinki proposals!
One of 2014's most popular news item was the announcement of Stage One of the not uncontroversial Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition.With a mind-boggling pool of over 1,700 Stage One entries (and one Idaho potato) from 77 countries, it's tough to grant each proposal an appropriate platform and... View full entry
27 weird and compelling architectural evolutions of 2014
Technofuturism:Aftershock #4: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neuroscientific Architecture Research: Bringing the brain into evidence-based design, one EEG-measured dérive at a time. Reporting from the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture's conference in San Diego, California.Working... View full entry
Episode 2 of "Archinect Sessions" podcast out now!
"Archinect Sessions" is a weekly podcast discussing recent news items and happenings on the site. Hosted by Archinect's founder and publisher, Paul Petrunia, alongside Editorial Manager Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, the podcast pulls on the expertise of special weekly co-hosts, whether other... View full entry
Editor's Picks #378
Amelia Taylor-Hochberg Editorial Manager for Archinect, penned another essay in the "non-conclusive series" AfterShock. Titled Brains and the City, in it she explores a new world of EEG urbanism, GSAPP’s Cloud Lab, brain computer interfaces and human architect-slash-neuroscientist... View full entry
Archinect iPhone app updated for iOS 7
We've updated the Archinect iPhone app with a subtle user interface refresh for iOS 7 users. We've also made a few other minor style updates and bug fixes. Left: main "highlights" screen / Right: article screen As with the previous releases of the Archinect app, we've focused on simplicity... View full entry
7 reasons why you need to be using Archinect's FOLLOW feature
Keeping up-to-date with your favorite architects, firms and schools has just become WAY easier! As you know, Archinect delivers a lot of news and information, every day, reflecting the activity of the architecture community at large. For some people, this can be too much information! So... View full entry