Archinect - Features 2018-08-17T13:11:53-04:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150078130/from-the-ground-up-tod-williams-billie-tsien-architects From the Ground Up: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Anthony Morey 2018-08-17T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-17T03:00:33-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/75/75e237706075f4bed91ffa6a1704ea30.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1071676/from-the-ground-up" target="_blank">From the Ground Up</a></em></strong>&nbsp;is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages &amp; signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in its journey. These early projects grant us a glimpse into the early, naive, ambitious and at points rough edges of soon to be architectural masters.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150076761/the-venice-biennale-swamp-pavilion-part-i-swamp-radio The Venice Biennale Swamp Pavilion, Part I: Swamp Radio Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-08-15T13:36:00-04:00 >2018-08-16T11:07:08-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c9/c983c10f1157542aff5c69935b40e046.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Though Venice has been the home of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/871008/2018-venice-biennale" target="_blank">the eponymous Biennale</a> since 1895 and the site of Western trade since roughly 400 AD, its longer history as a swamp is often overlooked. Its parcel of land and sea in Northeast Italy is notably hot, humid and rife with mosquitos, and has been since time immemorial.&nbsp;The ecosystems that depends on its swampy soil and vapor are threatened by human settlement, which has made it one of the most popular tourist destinations in modern history.</p> <p><a href="http://www.swamp.lt" target="_blank">The Swamp Pavilion</a>, Lithuania's contribution to the 2018 Venice Biennale,&nbsp;is a networked effort to highlight the intersection of human and natural history present in Venice in the middle of what is commonly referred to as the 'Anthropocene.' Organized by Gediminas Urbonas and Nomeda Urbonas, the Swamp School has developed new theories and pedagogies in the format of a 'school,' through public interventions, field trips, workshops, lectures, discussions, chat channels and printed publications.</p> <p>Its first of three inst...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150077817/soapbox-brutalism Soapbox: Brutalism Anthony Morey 2018-08-15T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-15T11:31:00-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bd/bddb0c883beddbcc79b65558aa50398d.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150077205/from-dr-dre-to-john-lautner-it-all-started-here-the-panel-house-by-barbara-bestor From Dr. Dre to John Lautner, it all started here. The Panel House by Barbara Bestor. Anthony Morey 2018-08-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-11T11:52:18-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8e/8ef3a0f6ad4fd7f814e08dd9c7a907cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1071676/from-the-ground-up" target="_blank">From the Ground Up</a></em></strong>&nbsp;is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages &amp; signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in its journey. These early projects grant us a glimpse into the early, naive, ambitious and at points rough edges of soon to be architectural masters.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150076179/from-obscurity-to-moma-eric-owen-moss-s-playa-del-rey-triplex From Obscurity to MoMA. Eric Owen Moss's Playa Del Rey Triplex Anthony Morey 2018-08-03T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-08T15:23:46-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b8/b879a409a7a5fbdcc2e7b77e3c6eb685.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1071676/from-the-ground-up" target="_blank">From the Ground Up</a></em></strong>&nbsp;is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages &amp; signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in its journey. These early projects grant us a glimpse into the early, naive, ambitious and at points rough edges of soon to be architectural masters.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150075832/soapbox-psychotherapy Soapbox: Psychotherapy Anthony Morey 2018-08-01T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-02T01:26:04-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cc/cc6ca96b7b942022124a6b0facdef5bb.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150075630/readlines-fresh-meat Readlines: Fresh Meat Anthony Morey 2018-07-31T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-02T13:46:18-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9b/9b883dad6cdf35847f370f55e6639008.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1127373/redlines" target="_blank">Redlines</a> is a collection of interviews with editors&nbsp;that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life.&nbsp;While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books, and images that are often organized, published, and disseminated. Redlines seeks to understand the pedagogical and design frameworks that shape this process.</p> <p>This week we look at <a href="https://archinect.com/blog/article/39897859/fresh-slice-of-fresh-meat" target="_blank">Fresh Meat</a>. Fresh Meat is run by architecture and design criticism students at the <a href="https://archinect.com/forum/thread/95264905/thoughts-on-uic-architecture" target="_blank">UIC School of Architecture</a>.</p> <p><em>Fresh Meat and other publications featured in the series are now available at&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1149443/archinect-outpost" target="_blank">Archinect Outpost</a>, our new initiative in downtown LA&rsquo;s Arts District!</em><br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150074942/the-brochures-of-the-venice-architecture-biennale The Brochures of the Venice Architecture Biennale Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-07-28T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-28T17:02:54-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6f/6f06429a2774ba4345c45c81455a08ad.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>For 16 nonconsecutive years,&nbsp;architecture has had a starring role at the <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/763369/venice-architecture-biennale" target="_blank">Venice Biennale</a>, located at the Southeast tip of Venice Italy. Countries from around the world represent their best architectural research and design; first within designated buildings on two campuses and second - if they strike a chord with visitors - throughout social media channels. What is often strewn across the internet are only the most daring designs and the most apparent research intentions:&nbsp;full-scale prototypes, immersive ephemera and provocative statements as big as the walls that contain them.</p> <p>What the social media universe rarely gets to see from the Biennale, however, are the pamphlets that its visitors collect ravenously as they pass from pavilion to pavilion. These print documents reveal a significant amount of information relative to the individual pavilions (and significantly more than the photos of those pavilions themselves); some of them have short stories, a few are evasively poetic, whil...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150075129/tombs-hotels-and-libraries-the-beginnings-of-tienne-louis-boull-e Tombs, Hotels and Libraries. The beginnings of Étienne-Louis Boullée. Anthony Morey 2018-07-27T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-27T01:04:00-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a9/a9d6080393750ee0397c18aaf59acc07.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1071676/from-the-ground-up" target="_blank">From the Ground Up</a></em></strong>&nbsp;is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages &amp; signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in its journey. These early projects grant us a glimpse into the early, naive, ambitious and at points rough edges of soon to be architectural masters.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150074432/soapbox-jonathan-gold Soapbox: Jonathan Gold Anthony Morey 2018-07-25T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-25T12:41:29-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d0/d0b6583b8b2bb5f061b8f66ed4061faa.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150074609/redlines-the-funambulist Redlines: The Funambulist Anthony Morey 2018-07-24T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-24T14:05:12-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a4/a484b9fff81e1d31fbaff318a37a2778.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1127373/redlines" target="_blank">Redlines</a> is a collection of interviews with editors&nbsp;that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life.&nbsp;While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books, and images that are often organized, published, and disseminated. Redlines seeks to understand the pedagogical and design frameworks that shape this process.</p> <p>In this issue we talk with <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149994523/uncovering-the-architecture-of-colonialism-with-the-funambulist" target="_blank">L&eacute;opold Lambert</a> the editor-in-chief of <em><a href="https://thefunambulist.net/" target="_blank">the Funambulist</a>.</em>&nbsp;Started as a blog in 2010, it began publishing regular articles mostly written by L&eacute;opold Lambert about the political violence of architecture, in particular in Palestine.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150073788/soapbox-dada Soapbox: Dada Anthony Morey 2018-07-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-20T10:52:25-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b2/b2244d0f5bfa28edd2beeb716e8d96ef.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150073434/a-conversation-with-studio8-a-mostly-european-staffed-small-studio-in-shanghai A Conversation with Studio8, a Mostly-European Staffed Small Studio in Shanghai Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-07-16T13:45:00-04:00 >2018-07-17T13:47:37-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f8/f8c03247950410713818c13bd648ffd0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Based in Shanghai, <a href="http://studio8-sh.com/studio/" target="_blank">Studio8</a> is a multidisciplinary studio designing everything from the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/221561/branding" target="_blank">visual identity and branding</a>, to the furniture and architecture for restaurants, hotels, stores, and residences. Founded only three years ago, the firm is comprised of an international team of young creatives. For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talked with co-founder Shirley Dong about designing spaces; their magnificent, recently completed, Anadu resort; and working together as a diverse team from all over the world.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150073000/cross-talk-6-konstantinos-chatzaras-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: Konstantinos Chatzaras on East vs West Konstantinos Chatzaras 2018-07-13T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-12T16:30:32-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/56/56d9c7e1abc65cb26d5f9da212a044d0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072836/cross-talk-6-connor-gravelle-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: Connor Gravelle on East vs West Connor Gravelle 2018-07-12T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-11T17:58:38-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fe/fe6a82bee0a6e59a16b14ab69dd6335f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072461/rensselaer-students-develop-a-disaster-architecture-from-water-bottles-and-shipping-materials Rensselaer Students Develop a Disaster Architecture from Water Bottles and Shipping Materials Nicholas Korody 2018-07-11T10:20:00-04:00 >2018-07-09T19:20:29-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d8/d8e7e22b511d2e953a53ed2c37b0f5d2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>A preliminary hypothesis: we are living in an era marked by a profusion of &ldquo;crises&rdquo; &mdash; some environmental, some sociopolitical, some economic, and most a mixture of all three. In turn, in architecture, particularly its academies, we are witnessing an attendant explosion of designs for shelters that endeavor to alleviate or solve such crises. After all, architecture is a discipline that often imagines itself capable of &ldquo;problem-solving,&rdquo; with shelter design as the go-to solution. By and large, these undeniably well-intentioned endeavors fail to take-off for any number of reasons: practicality, scalability, affordability, etc. But &mdash; to offer a secondary hypothesis &mdash; this may be the wrong metric through which to interpret and judge such pedagogical exercises. Rather, these projects can be read as if texts, wherein the mutable and muted meanings of terms like &ldquo;crisis&rdquo; and &ldquo;architecture&rdquo; &mdash; and their relations with each other &mdash;&nbsp;emerge from the shadows cast by their ubiquity.</p>... https://archinect.com/features/article/150072710/cross-talk-6-duane-mclemore-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: Duane McLemore on East vs West Duane McLemore 2018-07-11T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-11T13:25:33-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8a/8adc3f9481d60a9e07869e50641f6a72.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150070615/archinect-s-2018-summer-reading-list Archinect's 2018 Summer Reading List Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-07-10T09:01:00-04:00 >2018-07-09T20:01:14-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cb/cbf896ac2c74a3930721534446a92ce6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Temperatures are rising, and for many, that might mean finding a good book for the beach or pool, while on the plane to a summer destination, or hiding away in an air-conditioned Starbucks. When talking to architects over the past few months, we've been asking for their current favorites. Whether it's a companion to the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/871008/2018-venice-biennale" target="_blank">Venice Architecture Biennale</a> or a deep dive into <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/746574/communal-living" target="_blank">communal living</a>, below you'll find a <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/774071/summer-reading-list" target="_blank">stellar list</a>&nbsp;to supplement that already overflowing stack sitting on your shelves.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072541/cross-talk-6-wai-think-tank-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: WAI Think Tank on East vs West WAI Think Tank 2018-07-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-10T16:12:06-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d8/d8e2e52dd4449c59060ca5c2d40d6c42.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072287/cross-talk-6-east-vs-west-introduction Cross-Talk #6: East vs West - Introduction Anthony Morey 2018-07-09T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-08T20:40:50-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c3/c3596f7f8dd8f0d7a57075a9439cf8f7.gif" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150071962/if-architects-don-t-attempt-to-maintain-social-and-public-relevance-i-m-not-certain-what-we-are-doing-a-conversation-with-lola-sheppard "If architects don’t attempt to maintain social and public relevance, I’m not certain what we are doing," a conversation with Lola Sheppard Eric Baldwin 2018-07-06T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-05T15:15:36-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/21/212d54722a5e208602adc45596d68a63.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Looking to the future, <em>Designing Practice</em> is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this installment, we talk with architect <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/249596/lola-sheppard" target="_blank">Lola Sheppard</a>, partner at <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/77454303/lateral-office" target="_blank">Lateral Office</a>, and her approach to the discipline as it reaches across multiple scales, thinking through temporal, social and territorial implications of a project.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150071446/i-love-this-profession-but-i-think-it-s-in-danger-a-talk-with-evelyn-lee "I love this profession, but I think it’s in danger." A talk with Evelyn Lee. Eric Baldwin 2018-07-04T10:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-07T20:11:54-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9b/9b39fd72388a3502d3fddce562761f43.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this installment, we talk with architect&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/evelynmlee" target="_blank">Evelyn Lee</a>&nbsp;and her views on the integration of business, the profession and the Practice Innovation Lab.&nbsp;<br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150071254/in-a-rapidly-expanding-city-portland-based-minarik-architecture-ensures-long-term-quality-alongside-growth In a Rapidly Expanding City, Portland-based Minarik Architecture Ensures Long-Term Quality Alongside Growth Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-07-02T13:20:00-04:00 >2018-07-05T14:17:28-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ff/ffbcf6010d212ef78e6b59ffa0e1bcbd.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>As the Pacific Northwest continues to grow, <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150069877/minarik-architecture-inc" target="_blank">Minarik Architecture</a> is one of the numerous architecture firms helping to ensure the long-term quality of its built environment be preserved. From cabins to coffee shops, their work strives towards a kind of pared-down regionalism, minimizing unnecessary elements in order to create buildings that, in 100 years, retain their integrity.</p> <p>For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we asked founder Doug Minarik to offer some insights into working in the region and starting a practice.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150070952/everything-is-changing-but-not-architecture-s-deep-state Everything Is Changing: But Not Architecture’s “Deep State” Duo Dickinson 2018-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-06T14:05:54-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4d/4dfcf57f0e46b9c767781cf3d24d0962.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Designing Practice is a collection of conversations aimed at Moving Architecture Forward. In this installment, we hear from architect Duo Dickinson and his perspectives of the contemporary climate in regards to the profession as practice.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150070663/designing-practice-moving-architecture-forward Designing Practice: Moving Architecture Forward Eric Baldwin 2018-06-26T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-04T09:02:59-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a7/a73af35ab2d6e1a4b98a7c107897bec1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Designing Practice is a collection of conversations aimed at Moving Architecture Forward.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</em><br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150069910/soapbox-hannah-arendt Soapbox: Hannah Arendt Anthony Morey 2018-06-20T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-20T23:31:57-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/39/39b72bba64efe69cf095dba68934cb43.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150069662/redlines-la Redlines: LA+ Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-06-19T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-18T19:56:19-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/20/209bf98d27799b6c381573ea756361e8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1127373/redlines" target="_blank">Redlines</a>&nbsp;is a collection of interviews with editors&nbsp;that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life.&nbsp;While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books, and images that are often organized, published, and disseminated. Redlines seeks to understand the pedagogical and design frameworks that shape this process.</p> <p>In this installment we look at <a href="https://laplusjournal.com/" target="_blank">LA+</a>, a biannual publication produced by the Landscape Architecture Department at the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/400/university-of-pennsylvania" target="_blank">University of Pennsylvania&rsquo;s School of Design</a>. Issues explore landscape architecture's interdisciplinary potential, bringing readers a rich collection of work from designers, historians, artists, geographers, psychologists, ecologists, planners, scientists, philosophers, and many more.</p><p><em>LA+ and other publications featured in the series are now available at <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1149443/archinect-outpost" target="_blank">Archinect Outpost</a>, our new initiative in downtown LA&rsquo;s Arts District!</em><br></p>... https://archinect.com/features/article/150069609/denver-based-paul-andersen-wants-to-relieve-architecture-of-the-responsibility-to-be-fundamentally-good Denver-Based Paul Andersen Wants to Relieve Architecture of the Responsibility to be Fundamentally Good​ Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-06-18T14:57:00-04:00 >2018-06-19T03:27:04-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e4/e4fc7030aeac91e6a55975fb8b5b41cf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>"Why not?" answers Paul Andersen when&nbsp;asked why he was originally motivated to start his own firm. Founder of the Denver-based <a href="http://independentarchitecture.com/" target="_blank">Independent Architecture</a>, this carefree attitude is what sets the architect and his studio apart, with projects that are deceptively simple on the surface, but reveal a profound sense of humor upon retrospection.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with Andersen about what he's working on, the importance of pop practices for the field, and not taking architecture too seriously.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150068876/soapbox-the-school-of-life Soapbox: The School of Life Anthony Morey 2018-06-13T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-19T02:33:59-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/11/1122254551743a3fbe697a87cbef0e16.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150068666/redlines-jae Redlines: JAE Anthony Morey 2018-06-12T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-13T15:27:57-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2c/2c7fdb6312d553b7f8fdc4e035092543.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1127373/redlines" target="_blank">Redlines</a> is a collection of interviews with editors&nbsp;that make today's most provocative architectural publications come to life.&nbsp;While architecture is traditionally concerned with buildings, materials, and scale, their importance and historical impact are recorded through words, books, and images that are often organized, published, and disseminated. Redlines seeks to understand the pedagogical and design frameworks that shape this process.</p> <p>In this installment we look at <a href="https://archinect.com/blog/81589346/tag/345009/jae" target="_blank">JAE</a>, the Journal of Architectural Education and talk with its Executive Editor, <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150068359/the-design-school-at-asu-names-marc-neveu-as-new-program-head-of-architecture" target="_blank"></a><a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150068359/the-design-school-at-asu-names-marc-neveu-as-new-program-head-of-architecture" target="_blank">Marc Neveu,</a>&nbsp;to review the ACSA's publication which was founded in 1947 and how it works to be relevant in the medium's constant changing landscape.&nbsp;</p>