Archinect - Features 2017-12-14T15:44:07-05:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150040378/soapbox-pedagogy SoapBox: Pedagogy Anthony Morey 2017-12-06T13:15:00-05:00 >2017-12-06T13:19:49-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/qq/qquqyi2yfs4536hj.gif" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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/150038491/soapbox-discourse SoapBox: Discourse? Anthony Morey 2017-11-20T13:02:00-05:00 >2017-11-29T13:40:13-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/pr/pr5lrt3qquqkcn4x.gif" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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/150037917/fear-wonder-orienting-ourselves-through-fiction Fear & Wonder: Orienting Ourselves Through Fiction Pierce Myers 2017-11-15T12:31:00-05:00 >2017-11-28T18:51:32-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l4/l4v8q4i35bbmr7o6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l4/l4v8q4i35bbmr7o6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l4/l4v8q4i35bbmr7o6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l4/l4v8q4i35bbmr7o6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://sciarc.edu/events/lectures/fear-and-wonder-an-expedition-through-the-landscapes-of-fiction/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fear &amp; Wonder</a>&nbsp;was a symposium surrounding the possibilities of world building and pondering of what would be possible and yet, nothing seemed impossible, nothing seemed out of our grasp and in fact, forced us to reckon with how much of our own world we are not aware of.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150031152/one-two-three-swing-ilikeeverything-installations-from-the-tate-turbine-hall-and-the-hestercombe-estate One, Two Three Swing & #ILikeEverything; Installations from the Tate Turbine Hall and the Hestercombe Estate Ed Frith 2017-10-03T11:40:00-04:00 >2017-10-03T11:41:54-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ah/ahx3taxh9xwudfop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ah/ahx3taxh9xwudfop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ah/ahx3taxh9xwudfop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ah/ahx3taxh9xwudfop.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The first Tate Turbine Hall installation seventeen years ago featured the work of the surrealist Louise Bourgeois, since then, there have been many popular, bodily engaged installations such as <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/72244607/studio-olafur-eliasson" target="_blank">Olafur Eliasson</a>&rsquo;s, Weather Project, and <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/45589/the-slippery-slope-at-tate-modern" target="_blank">Carsten Holler&rsquo;s polished stainless steel slides</a>. With this year&rsquo;s installation commissioned from the Danish art collective, <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/66637662/superflex" target="_blank">Superflex</a>, entitled &lsquo;One, Two Three Swing&rsquo;, the fun is back with an experiential attraction, a stimulation for body and mind. Superflex have a track record of provocative and collaborative work, from urban graphics to film and sound work, from their <a href="http://www.superflex.net/floodedmcdonalds/" target="_blank">&lsquo;flooded MacDonalds&rsquo; film</a>&nbsp;to the remarkable &lsquo;international&rsquo; playpark in Copenhagen, &lsquo;<a href="http://superflex.net/tools/superkilen" target="_blank">Superkilin</a>&rsquo;.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150031147/worldarchitectureday-calls-upon-architects-to-respond-to-the-paris-climate-change-agreement #WorldArchitectureDay calls upon architects to respond to the Paris Climate Change Agreement Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-02T19:37:00-04:00 >2017-10-02T19:37:37-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f6/f6qoglfr3vvqa0zw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f6/f6qoglfr3vvqa0zw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f6/f6qoglfr3vvqa0zw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f6/f6qoglfr3vvqa0zw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The first Monday of October is annually celebrated around the globe as World Day of Architecture. Started back in 2005 by <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/459570/international-union-of-architects" target="_blank">the International Union of Architects</a>, the day of celebration was set up with the aim&nbsp;of reminding the world about the collective responsibility of architects in designing our future cities and settlements.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150030298/the-amnesias-of-make-new-history The Amnesias of "Make New History" Nicholas Korody 2017-09-27T10:30:00-04:00 >2017-09-29T09:55:19-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1d/1d82ewiy84yrir3c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1d/1d82ewiy84yrir3c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1d/1d82ewiy84yrir3c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1d/1d82ewiy84yrir3c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Before there was Mies, there was Mecca. Built originally as a hotel for the World&rsquo;s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the <a href="http://www.chicagodetours.com/2014/04/mecca-flats-chicago/" target="_blank">Mecca Apartments</a>, which once occupied the site of the now-heralded IIT campus in Chicago&rsquo;s Bronzeville neighborhood, served as a cultural epicenter for the city&rsquo;s Black community. This was a community formed primarily by participants of what is called &ldquo;the Great Migration,&rdquo; one of the largest mass internal migrations in history. Between 1916 and 1970, 1.6 million people fled the American South, where they faced Jim Crow laws, racist ideology, and widespread, institutionalized murder (nearly 3,500 Black people were lynched between 1882 and 1968). But when they arrived in Chicago and other Northern cities, they were met with similar instances of racism, segregation, and violence. Places like the Mecca Apartments served as rare shelter. So when, under the guise of so-called &ldquo;urban renewal,&rdquo; the Mecca Apartments were slated for demolition to make room for the IIT campus,...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150012408/18-amazing-examples-of-festival-and-event-architecture-to-celebrate-the-end-of-summer 18 Amazing Examples of Festival and Event Architecture to Celebrate the End of Summer Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-08-29T12:28:00-04:00 >2017-09-07T22:00:47-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kk/kkoepjv80nbesaak.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kk/kkoepjv80nbesaak.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kk/kkoepjv80nbesaak.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/kk/kkoepjv80nbesaak.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The culture and lifestyle associated with music festivals has greatly changed since they first emerged. Evolving from a symbol of counterculture into popular mainstream entertainment, many music festivals have embraced the use of visual arts and architecture. Typically, this comes in the form of temporary structures and installations that provide visual stimuli, some shade, and often much-needed landmarks for locating lost friends. Even if confined by a tight budget and a short deadline, these temporary structures nevertheless represent exciting examples of efficient and engaging design.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150022723/architecture-architectural-architecture-100-young-architects-present-their-post-digital-microcosms-at-the-a-d-museum "architecture, architectural & Architecture" - 100 Young Architects Present Their Post-Digital Microcosms at the A+D Museum Matthew Allen 2017-08-16T12:52:00-04:00 >2017-08-17T15:40:43-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xv/xvragzqe9s1t874i.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xv/xvragzqe9s1t874i.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xv/xvragzqe9s1t874i.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xv/xvragzqe9s1t874i.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>I may be stepping over some kind of line by reviewing an exhibition that I have something in, but I promise to assume the responsibility of the critic&mdash;that is, to be critical, even self-critical. And to have a point. The eminent art critic Claire Bishop recently lamented that there haven&rsquo;t been many projects that thematize our digital condition. [1] I'd like to elaborate on how this exhibition and the works in it did just that. The take away will be an encapsulation of some of the things to absorb from "the digital" and some themes being pursued in post-digital architecture.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150017630/listen-to-next-up-arroyo-seco-weekend-mini-sessions Listen to 'Next Up: Arroyo Seco Weekend' Mini-Sessions Paul Petrunia 2017-07-20T14:38:00-04:00 >2017-09-06T11:16:03-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ci/ciyfqyd7jbyyb349.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ci/ciyfqyd7jbyyb349.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ci/ciyfqyd7jbyyb349.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ci/ciyfqyd7jbyyb349.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Recently, Archinect teamed up with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/90423bureau-spectacular-jimenez-lai" target="_blank">Bureau Spectacular</a> for the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/963304/arroyo-seco-weekend" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Arroyo Seco Weekend</a> festival. <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/126662/jimenez-lai" target="_blank">Jimenez Lai</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149962360/cuteness-and-the-fight-for-architectural-preservation" target="_blank">Joanna Grant</a> designed a pavilion for the event, while Archinect's Paul Petrunia and Nicholas Korody held a series of interviews within it. Conversations focused on temporary architecture, installations, festival design and planning, and the festival's host city of <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/178/pasadena" target="_blank">Pasadena</a>, CA, the results of which can be listened to below.</p> <p>We'd like to thank the Goldenvoice team, and in particular Raffi Lehrher, for recognizing the importance of architecture and urban issues, their interest in engaging the community, and inviting us to take part in this inaugural event.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150014026/what-is-the-value-of-historic-drawings-for-the-future-the-exhibition-liminal-forms-wants-to-find-out What is the Value of Historic Drawings for the Future? The Exhibition ‘Liminal Forms’ Wants to Find Out Julia Ingalls 2017-06-29T16:44:00-04:00 >2017-06-29T15:45:08-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3z/3z42jpp1afefsrr7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3z/3z42jpp1afefsrr7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3z/3z42jpp1afefsrr7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3z/3z42jpp1afefsrr7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>If you had to guess when some of the most pioneering and groundbreaking architectural drawing techniques were developed, it&rsquo;s unlikely your first choice would be the 17th century.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150015107/jenny-sabin-discusses-lumen-as-moma-ps1-s-2017-young-architects-program-opens Jenny Sabin Discusses 'Lumen' as MoMA PS1's 2017 Young Architects Program Opens Laura Amaya 2017-06-29T12:08:00-04:00 >2017-06-30T10:31:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/76/7602obrl6c7zs642.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/76/7602obrl6c7zs642.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/76/7602obrl6c7zs642.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/76/7602obrl6c7zs642.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Jenny Sabin, principal of Jenny Sabin Studio and director of the Sabin Design Lab, has been selected as the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149992863/jenny-e-sabin-is-the-winner-of-moma-ps1-s-2017-young-architects-program" target="_blank">2017 winner of MoMA PS1's annual Young Architects Program</a>, which kicks off today, June 29. Sabin is active in academia and the cultural sphere, often showcasing her work in pavilions and installations like this year&rsquo;s <em>Lumen.</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150014679/at-ucla-s-year-end-reviews-a-diversity-of-impressive-student-work-makes-for-a-loud-rumble At UCLA's Year-End Reviews, a Diversity of Impressive Student Work Makes for a Loud 'Rumble' Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-06-28T13:29:00-04:00 >2017-06-29T14:16:03-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v6/v6c3uh0by6s5krqf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v6/v6c3uh0by6s5krqf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v6/v6c3uh0by6s5krqf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/v6/v6c3uh0by6s5krqf.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>As summer begins and the academic year comes to a close, all the rooms and narrow corridors of <a href="http://archinect.com/ucla" target="_blank">UCLA</a>&rsquo;s Perloff Hall are overflowing with models and drawings, celebrating the hard work of the students with the annual exhibition-style event, Rumble.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150013826/what-we-can-learn-from-chicago-s-caryatids-the-feminist-curatorial-collective-that-fought-sexism-in-architecture What we can learn from Chicago's CARYATIDS, the feminist curatorial collective that fought sexism in architecture Sarah Rafson 2017-06-27T13:11:00-04:00 >2017-06-27T13:11:34-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7u/7u1l5wmodwb97ftm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7u/7u1l5wmodwb97ftm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7u/7u1l5wmodwb97ftm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7u/7u1l5wmodwb97ftm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><em>This article was originally published on the </em><em><a href="http://chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org/blog/" target="_blank">blog</a></em><em><em> </em>of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the largest platform for contemporary architecture in North America. </em><em>The blog invites designers, writers and other contributors to independently express their perspectives on the Biennial across a range of formats. </em><em>The 2017 Biennial, entitled </em>Make New History<em>, will be free and open to the public between September 16, 2017 and January 6, 2018. </em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150013518/di-b-do-francis-k-r-s-tree-inspired-serpentine-pavilion-fuses-cultural-african-references-with-british-construction Diébédo Francis Kéré's Tree-Inspired Serpentine Pavilion Fuses Cultural African References with British Construction Laura Mark 2017-06-20T13:41:00-04:00 >2017-06-21T11:46:04-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/25/256yqzs9mj3zdqad.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/25/256yqzs9mj3zdqad.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/25/256yqzs9mj3zdqad.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/25/256yqzs9mj3zdqad.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>&lsquo;I was inspired by the figure of the tree in the landscape. I wanted to create a gathering space&rsquo;, says <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/891205/di-b-do-francis-k-r" target="_blank">Di&eacute;b&eacute;do Francis K&eacute;r&eacute;</a> discussing his design for the much anticipated 2017 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/14325/serpentine-pavilion" target="_blank">Serpentine Pavilion</a>.</p> <p>The commission for the Serpentine Gallery&rsquo;s annual summer pavilion will be one that is a game changer for the African architect.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150009127/a-final-shot-for-one-night-stand-la-3-last-call A Final Shot for One-Night Stand LA #3: Last Call Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-05-26T12:12:00-04:00 >2017-05-31T01:28:53-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eh/ehcc78emzpd40qod.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eh/ehcc78emzpd40qod.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eh/ehcc78emzpd40qod.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/eh/ehcc78emzpd40qod.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>On May 20th, the third and final iteration of <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/742522/one-night-stand-la" target="_blank">One-Night Stand for Art and Architecture</a> (ONS-LA)&mdash;a popular annual event in Los Angeles where designers transform motel rooms into installations for the night&mdash;took over the Royal Viking Motel in Los Angeles&rsquo; MacArthur Park. Over the course of its three year run, ONS-LA has established itself as a dynamic platform for alternative architectural production, exhibition and engagement. <em>It&rsquo;s also very fun. </em>After all,<em> </em>how often do architects get to have a party of their own?</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150000966/review-the-japanese-house-architecture-and-life-after-1945-at-barbican-centre Review: The Japanese House Architecture and Life after 1945 at Barbican Centre Grace Quah 2017-04-05T11:29:00-04:00 >2017-04-05T11:29:08-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rmsg2p8ork0tscj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rmsg2p8ork0tscj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rmsg2p8ork0tscj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9r/9rmsg2p8ork0tscj.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The home continues to play a central role in contemporary Japanese architecture. This year, the Barbican has put together an exhibition that documents the development of post-war Japanese domestic architecture, from the traditional to the modern, drawing on the work of over 40 Japanese architects from the past 70 years.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149999936/friedrich-kiesler-architect-artist-visionary-at-martin-gropius-bau-tells-rather-than-shows-the-architect-s-oeuvre ‘Friedrich Kiesler: Architect, Artist, Visionary’ at Martin-Gropius-Bau tells, rather than shows, the architect's oeuvre Alison Hugill 2017-03-31T12:08:00-04:00 >2017-04-11T23:27:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k566fg26ox6ehid.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k566fg26ox6ehid.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k566fg26ox6ehid.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9k/9k566fg26ox6ehid.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>"Factual communicability is privileged over the immersive experience, and architecture is presented as a set of instances&mdash;shown through models, drawings, photographs&mdash;rather than a process," the Canadian curator Carson Chan told me in a recent&nbsp;<a href="http://www.on-curating.org/issue-31-reader/curating-architecture-the-architecture-of-estrangement.html#.WNUgxCOLQy5" target="_blank">conversation</a>.&nbsp;"Exhibited through representation, the architectural work more easily assumes the mantle of single authorship, where <em>in situ</em>, the same thought is almost impossible. In this sense, estrangement is built into the exhibition of architecture."</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149996976/morphogenesis-an-odyssey-through-the-digital-and-physical-world Morphogenesis, an Odyssey Through the Digital and Physical World Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-03-18T11:15:00-04:00 >2017-03-20T21:46:12-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/na/nac0d228oa0a8dsr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/na/nac0d228oa0a8dsr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/na/nac0d228oa0a8dsr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/na/nac0d228oa0a8dsr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149987470/take-a-virtual-reality-tour-of-different-planes-of-the-digital-and-physical-universe" target="_blank">Morphogenesis</a>, a&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/695270/vr" target="_blank">virtual reality</a>&nbsp;art installation, is touring the globe, bringing a primal, otherworldly experience to audiences without the need for a ticket to&nbsp;Burning Man.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149992224/architecture-in-the-trump-era-a-report-from-columbia-gsapp-by-a-l-hu Architecture in the Trump Era: A Report from Columbia GSAPP by A.L. Hu A.L. Hu 2017-02-16T12:11:00-05:00 >2017-02-16T22:01:28-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ub/ube5lqnjbxy3nzpd.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ub/ube5lqnjbxy3nzpd.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ub/ube5lqnjbxy3nzpd.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ub/ube5lqnjbxy3nzpd.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>A week after taking to the streets for the Women&rsquo;s March in New York City and two weeks into the spring semester, I felt restless and helpless as the barrage of outrageous news took its toll. It&rsquo;s difficult to sit still in studio when it seems as if the world is beginning to morph into a reality that is at once unrecognizable in its incredulousness and intensely familiar&mdash;the beginnings of history repeating itself.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149968920/context-as-content-mapping-the-contemporary-at-the-2016-oslo-triennale-with-oma-andr-s-jaque-and-more Context as content: mapping the contemporary at the 2016 Oslo Triennale with OMA, Andrés Jaque and more Nicholas Korody 2016-09-19T11:54:00-04:00 >2017-01-11T01:53:03-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fa/faq1t87vyzkfh0lv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fa/faq1t87vyzkfh0lv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fa/faq1t87vyzkfh0lv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fa/faq1t87vyzkfh0lv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Maybe the closest thing to new construction in <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149958919/home-away-from-home-an-interview-with-the-curators-of-the-oslo-architecture-triennale" target="_blank"><em>After Belonging</em></a>, the sixth Oslo Architecture Triennale, is an apple press assembled with two 2x2&rsquo;s, some nails, a saw, a gallon bucket, a heavy pole, a colander, a hammer, a plastic bag, a funnel and a car jack. Eriksen Skajaa Arkitekter designed the device after finding an abandoned apple orchard on the eastern edge of the Torshov asylum center, which houses refugees from wars in Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149958919/home-away-from-home-an-interview-with-the-curators-of-the-oslo-architecture-triennale Home away from home: an interview with the curators of the Oslo Architecture Triennale Nicholas Korody 2016-07-21T09:50:00-04:00 >2016-08-31T20:21:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oo/oo4576eikfabz67a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oo/oo4576eikfabz67a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oo/oo4576eikfabz67a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oo/oo4576eikfabz67a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Sometime in the last few years, your couch became a rentable asset; your bedroom, a factory; your taste, a commodity; your doorstep, the final destination for a package that has more freedom of movement than most of the world&rsquo;s population. What, then, does it mean to be at home today?</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149950861/aravena-s-discomforting-venice-biennale-taking-on-reporting-from-the-front Aravena's discomforting Venice Biennale: taking on "Reporting from the Front" Laura Amaya 2016-06-13T12:28:00-04:00 >2016-06-20T13:13:59-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9d/9d51gzfbjp0jzftb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9d/9d51gzfbjp0jzftb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9d/9d51gzfbjp0jzftb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9d/9d51gzfbjp0jzftb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>This year&rsquo;s International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale feels refreshing. It showcases, for the most part, attempts at real architecture for real people. Titled&nbsp;<em>Reporting from the Front, </em>the Biennale is curated by 2016&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145643352/chilean-architect-alejandro-aravena-director-of-this-year-s-venice-biennale-named-2016-pritzker-prize-laureate" target="_blank">Pritzker Prize winner</a> Alejandro Aravena<em>,</em>&nbsp;and has a fresh lineup of new faces and alternative practices. It puts the spotlight on those who work on the ground to prove that architecture can make a difference. As president Paolo Baratta states, the Biennale presents &ldquo;creativity and hope in the here-and-now, not in some uncertain aspirational, ideological future.&rdquo;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149950034/touring-big-s-2016-serpentine-pavilion-and-the-new-summer-houses Touring BIG's 2016 Serpentine Pavilion and the new Summer Houses Robert Urquhart 2016-06-08T13:33:00-04:00 >2016-06-11T22:41:59-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f4/f4gn7dpyss2hnwh7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f4/f4gn7dpyss2hnwh7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f4/f4gn7dpyss2hnwh7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f4/f4gn7dpyss2hnwh7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Perched on the lawn of the Serpentine Gallery in London&rsquo;s Royal Kensington Gardens, the annual <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/14325/serpentine-pavilion" target="_blank">Serpentine Pavilion</a> has been a summer highlight for Londoners since its inception in 2000. The first Pavilion, which enjoyed a four-month residency, was created by Zaha Hadid. Since then the site has entertained notable architects including Daniel Libeskind, Rem Koolhaas, Frank Gehry, and Ai Weiwei with Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149947453/examining-the-2016-venice-biennale-sarajevo-now Examining the 2016 Venice Biennale: "Sarajevo Now" Nicholas Korody 2016-05-28T10:15:00-04:00 >2016-05-30T20:44:31-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d5/d5f0nl2ehuhe2p9s.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d5/d5f0nl2ehuhe2p9s.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d5/d5f0nl2ehuhe2p9s.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d5/d5f0nl2ehuhe2p9s.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>During the early days of the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/743426/2016-venice-biennale" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a>, we've spoken with the curators of a few select pavilions to get a read on the ideas behind their exhibitions. For this feature, we share our conversation with <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/124819398/interview-with-alfredo-brillembourg-founder-of-urban-think-tank" target="_blank">Alfredo Brillembourg</a> of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/6019086/urban-think-tank" target="_blank">Urban-Think Tank</a> and Nina Baier-Bischofberger of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/65492666/baier-bischofberger-architekten" target="_blank">Baier Bischofberger</a> about their project, <em>Sarajevo Now</em>.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149945782/previewing-the-2016-venice-biennale-the-united-states-architectural-imagination Previewing the 2016 Venice Biennale: the United States' "Architectural Imagination" Nicholas Korody 2016-05-17T17:01:00-04:00 >2016-05-22T01:05:54-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fs/fsiwo0hx4f12xfhu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fs/fsiwo0hx4f12xfhu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fs/fsiwo0hx4f12xfhu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/fs/fsiwo0hx4f12xfhu.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>In advance of the <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/743426/2016-venice-biennale" target="_blank">2016 Venice Biennale</a>, we've spoken with the curators behind a few select pavilions to check in on the status of their exhibitions. For this feature, we share our conversation with&nbsp;Cynthia Davidson and Monica Ponce de Leon&nbsp;of the&nbsp;American Pavilion, "The Architectural Imagination".</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/149942961/getting-in-the-mood-for-one-night-stand-la-2-the-rendezvous Getting in the mood for One-Night Stand LA #2: the Rendezvous Nicholas Korody 2016-04-30T11:29:00-04:00 >2016-05-02T20:08:42-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y2/y2k10nkij07rd5xr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y2/y2k10nkij07rd5xr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y2/y2k10nkij07rd5xr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/y2/y2k10nkij07rd5xr.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>One balmy Los Angeles night last spring, throngs of architecture aficionados descended on a dingbat motel in the MacArthur Park area for what was billed, alongside amatory promotional material, as a "<a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/127733607/one-night-stand-la-titillates-but-leaves-you-wanting-more" target="_blank">One-Night Stand for Art and Architecture</a>." For a single evening, the trysting place was transformed into a series of distinct, room-size installations rendered with 3D-mapped projections, robotics, or simple 2x4&rsquo;s. On May 14 of this year, the project will be reprised in the same location but with different curators and a new roster of participants. I chatted with the organizers to get the low down on what to expect from <em>One-Night Stand LA: the Rendezvous</em>.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/145736562/liz-diller-gets-high-discussing-the-high-line-s-development-with-christopher-hawthorne Liz Diller gets high: discussing The High Line's development with Christopher Hawthorne Julia Ingalls 2016-02-19T18:07:00-05:00 >2017-06-21T17:37:00-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5p/5pw0ergqh76bgomn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5p/5pw0ergqh76bgomn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5p/5pw0ergqh76bgomn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5p/5pw0ergqh76bgomn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Few would have predicted that a &ldquo;used-condom-strewn&rdquo; elevated railway line running through what used to be seedy Chelsea would become one of New York City&rsquo;s biggest cultural attractions. And yet, according to Elizabeth Diller in conversation with <em>Los Angeles Times</em>&nbsp;architecture critic&nbsp;Christopher Hawthorne at LAX Art on February 16, last year over seven million people walked Diller, Scofidio + Renfro&rsquo;s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/2191/high-line" target="_blank">High Line</a>. That&rsquo;s about four million more than attended MoMA or even all of the Yankees games, making The High Line not just a renovated railway, but a literal cultural bridge between the pedestrian and the aesthetic realms.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/145673128/aravena-s-pritzker-a-critical-round-up Aravena's Pritzker: A Critical Round-Up Nicholas Korody 2016-01-14T14:25:00-05:00 >2016-01-19T12:06:29-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rg/rg7pwns6cssvoz9s.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rg/rg7pwns6cssvoz9s.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rg/rg7pwns6cssvoz9s.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/rg/rg7pwns6cssvoz9s.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>What to make of this year&rsquo;s Pritzker Prize awarding? With today&rsquo;s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/145643352/chilean-architect-alejandro-aravena-director-of-this-year-s-venice-biennale-named-2016-pritzker-prize-laureate" target="_blank">announcement</a>, the Chilean architect <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/598317/alejandro-aravena" target="_blank">Alejandro Aravena</a> has secured his place within the upper echelon of the architecture community. In fact, 2016 is shaping up to be his big year: he&rsquo;s <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/132339475/chilean-architect-alejandro-aravena-named-architecture-director-of-2016-venice-biennale" target="_blank">curating this summer&rsquo;s Venice Biennale</a>, which is expected to be something of a showcase for the type of high-design yet socially-aware and economically-pragmatic practices that his own &ldquo;Do Tank,&rdquo; <a href="http://archinect.com/Alejandro_Aravena" target="_blank">Elemental</a>, typifies.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/138573406/the-humanity-of-the-chicago-architecture-biennial The humanity of the Chicago Architecture Biennial Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-10-13T09:15:00-04:00 >2015-11-03T10:32:53-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/o8/o88g0yqcc44mexjx.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/o8/o88g0yqcc44mexjx.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/o8/o88g0yqcc44mexjx.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/o8/o88g0yqcc44mexjx.jpeg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>As anticipation rumbled towards the opening of the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465082/chicago-architecture-biennial" target="_blank">Chicago Architecture Biennial</a>, excitement and reservation came hand in hand. The eclectic mix of over 120 participating firms, coming from over 30 countries, made the snapshot of the profession appear, depending on your side of the spectrum, as a vibrant collage full of diverse applications, or frayed and vacillating. But after its opening on October 3, it&rsquo;s clear that the criticisms dealing in this binary miss the point &ndash;&nbsp;the Biennial is more about architects than it is about architecture.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/135460042/finding-shelter-in-los-angeles-housing-chaos Finding "Shelter" in Los Angeles' housing chaos Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-09-08T12:00:00-04:00 >2015-09-20T23:16:49-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lh/lh64v0nbby5upwrw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lh/lh64v0nbby5upwrw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lh/lh64v0nbby5upwrw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/lh/lh64v0nbby5upwrw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>With all the media attention on California&rsquo;s drought, the &ldquo;atoning L.A.&rdquo; narrative has gotten pretty common. The city&rsquo;s gluttonous lawns, sprawling infrastructures and indulgent residents &ndash; in short, its sinful stereotypes &ndash; have become untenable as the drought, a housing crisis and pressing sustainability measures come knocking at the city&rsquo;s door.</p>