A Brutalist coloring book lets you paint it black (and gray, perhaps even blue)
Depending on the level of surreality you favor in your coloring book exercises, The Brutalist Colouring Book from Belgian graphic designer Marc Thomasset allows you to create wildly imaginative or strictly literal renderings of various famous brutalist landmarks, including works by William Pereira... View full entry
9 perfect, (mostly) analogue gifts for architects to give and receive this holiday season
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are coming, and you still haven't squared away gifts for family, friends or co-workers. Whether you're a bit shaky on your firm's gift-giving etiquette, or just hate shopping, our curated gift guide will make it easy.For the thirsty minimalist: a simple, slim and... View full entry
The 2015 holiday gift-giving guide for architects
If you’re asking yourself, “What should I give the architect(s) in my life?” the answers are here: we came up with a slew of architect-appropriate gifts, ranging from clothing to furnishings to apocalyptic salvation, for that special detail-oriented someone. The best part? Absolutely no... View full entry
The 9/11 Gift Shop Sells Tacky Tchotchkes Because We'll Buy Them
By most measures, the museum, designed by Davis Brody Bond and Snøhetta, has met the difficult challenge of telling the emotionally charged story of 9/11 at Ground Zero. The gift shop, however, has detracted from the achievement, with tabloids and blogs lambasting the “darkness” hoodies, toy firetrucks, “survivor tree” earrings, and 9/11 cheese plate for sale in the gift shop.
Archinect's Last Minute Gift Guide - 2012 Archinect Calendar and T-Shirts!
Need a last minute Christmas gift idea? For an architect even? – Worry not, we got you covered with cool gifts from the Archinect Shop that even Santa will envy you for! In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects... View full entry
how to buy a present for an architect
A certain flintiness, an inability to keep from commenting on the settings of movies, sensitivity to bright lights and impatience with the ordinary are common side-effects of architecture education and practice. These quirks can mean real headaches for those who, already under the pressure of finding good and appropriate gifts for normal people, are met with the challenge of finding a good gift for an architect...