Archinect - Features 2018-02-21T05:56:41-05:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150050046/how-6-successful-women-in-architecture-planning-and-engineering-joined-forces-to-win-the-cambridge-to-oxford-connection-ideas-competition How 6 Successful Women in Architecture, Planning, and Engineering Joined Forces to Win "The Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition" Ellen Hancock 2018-02-19T15:48:00-05:00 >2018-02-20T23:31:03-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/j1/j1exjl3s0hhdum4v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The VeloCity team met through <a href="http://clubpeloton.org/pedelle-faqs/" target="_blank">PedElle</a>, a charity cycling endurance event open to female riders working in the property industry. Each successful in their own right, they decided they wanted to work together combining their expertise in architecture, design, engineering and town planning - a place-making competition developing the corridor that spans Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Northampton and Oxford, seemed the perfect opportunity.&nbsp;</p> <p>I recently met with the team to find out more about how they work together collaboratively and what made their entry stand out. Since we met they have gone on to win the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150040676/velocity-win-the-cambridge-to-oxford-connection-ideas-competition" target="_blank">'The Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition'</a>, cementing their exciting future working together. </p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150047403/brand-new-reviews-logos-of-the-10-most-followed-firm-profiles-on-archinect Brand New Reviews Logos of the 10 Most-Followed Firm Profiles on Archinect Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-02-14T11:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-16T06:17:48-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t2/t2vt6sgjkhqnl6q8.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Logos are the cornerstone of branding, presenting the uniqueness of a company through its visual representation. Choices in color, font, sizing, etc. are all indicators of the values, services, and type of company the logo is defining, and the difference between a good logo, and one less successful, lies in the visual's ability to accurately convey those traits.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150049972/soapbox-race Soapbox: Race Anthony Morey 2018-02-14T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-14T22:25:03-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4t/4th97lxv80g2vxy2.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/150049354/walk-softly-and-don-t-carry-a-big-shtick-a-small-studio-snapshot-of-la-based-darin-johnstone-architects Walk Softly and Don’t Carry a Big Shtick; A Small Studio Snapshot of LA-Based Darin Johnstone Architects Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-02-12T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-15T20:32:57-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cn/cnefasehmr9gihjv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Darin Johnstone is a Los Angeles based architect and teacher. He is the founder of his eponymous practice,&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/darinjohnstonearchitects" target="_blank">Darin Johnstone Architects</a>, and a faculty member at <a href="https://archinect.com/sciarc" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a>. For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshots</a>, we talk with Johnstone about moving to LA on a whim to start his studio, his architectural motivations, and how he blends teaching and practice.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150049181/cross-talk-4-joel-kerner-on-academic-aesthetics Cross-Talk #4: Joel Kerner on 'Academic Aesthetics' Joel Kerner 2018-02-09T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-12T10:21:41-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5x/5xk277afae9zrcwi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is a recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature an introduction premise along with four responses by four practitioners to a single topic. For this week's iteration, we look at 'Academic Aesthetics.'</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150049051/cross-talk-4-saba-salekfard-on-academic-aesthetics Cross-Talk #4: Saba Salekfard on 'Academic Aesthetics' Saba Salekfard 2018-02-08T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-12T04:06:39-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f2/f2oehl8ckfdv1ojk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is a recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature an introduction premise along with four responses by four practitioners to a single topic. For this week's iteration, we look at 'Academic Aesthetics'.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150048893/soapbox-black-in-design Soapbox: Black in Design Anthony Morey 2018-02-07T12:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-07T17:24:16-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5q/5q2tlfoxj5exmt8w.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/150047301/cross-talk-4-matthew-okazaki-on-academic-aesthetics Cross-Talk #4: Matthew Okazaki on 'Academic Aesthetics' Matthew Okazaki 2018-02-07T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-12T06:03:09-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/23/230ep2hi5sqbjo3f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is a recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature an introduction premise along with four responses by four practitioners to a single topic. For this week's iteration, we look at 'Academic Aesthetics'.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150046825/cross-talk-4-zack-matthews-on-academic-aesthetics Cross-Talk #4: Zack Matthews on 'Academic Aesthetics' Zack Matthews 2018-02-06T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-06T10:59:09-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e7/e7hty10wala61jtw.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is a recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature an introduction premise along with four responses by four practitioners to a single topic. For this week's iteration, we look at 'Academic Aesthetics.'</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150048503/cross-talk-4-academic-aesthetics-introduction Cross-Talk #4: Academic Aesthetics — Introduction Anthony Morey 2018-02-05T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-07T12:01:14-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1n/1nvdyj1jckjyiywc.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/150008484/introducing-archinect-s-new-critical-debate-forum-cross-talk" target="_blank"><strong>Cross-Talk</strong></a>&nbsp;is a new recurring series on Archinect that endeavors to bring architectural polemics and debate up-to-date and up-to-speed with the pace of cultural production today. Each installation will feature four responses by four writers to a single topic. For this week's iteration, the topic is 'Academic Aesthetics'.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150046793/fellow-fellows-outpost-office Fellow Fellows: Outpost Office Anthony Morey 2018-02-02T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-02T12:15:28-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/co/coc81q1x7zhdoqwi.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1073280/fellow-fellows" target="_blank">Fellow Fellows</a></em>&nbsp;is a series that focuses on the current eruption of&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/925992/fellowships" target="_blank">fellowships</a>&nbsp;in academia today. Within this realm, these positions produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence, traditionally within a tight time-frame. <em>Fellow Fellows</em> sits down with these fellows and attempts to understand what these positions offer to both themselves and the discipline at large.&nbsp;<em>Fellow Fellows</em>&nbsp;is about bringing attention and inquiry to the otherwise maddening pace of refreshed academics while giving a broad view of the breakthrough work being done by those who exist in-between the newly minted graduate and the licensed associate.&nbsp;</p> <p>This week we are talking to <a href="http://www.outpost-office.com/" target="_blank">Outpost Office</a>. Outpost Office is lead by Ashley Bigham and&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/erikherrmann" target="_blank">Erik Herrmann</a>. Both Ashley and Erik have&nbsp;both Walter B. Sanders Fellows at Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning at the <a href="https://archinect.com/taubmancollege" target="_blank">University of Michigan</a>. (Ashley in 2015-16 and Erik in 2016-17.)</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150046993/soapbox-semiotics Soapbox: Semiotics Anthony Morey 2018-01-31T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-01-26T13:13:51-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bf/bfpdbrgqy774cni4.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/150044436/screen-print-65-student-publication-from-harvard-gsd-reflects-on-early-generation-of-refugee-architects Screen/Print #65: Student Publication from Harvard GSD Reflects on Early Generation of Refugee Architects Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-01-30T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-13T19:09:25-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2q/2qr3k0ca8ituw0s6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em><a href="http://www.veryvaryveri.info/" target="_blank">Very Vary Veri</a>&nbsp;</em>is a student run journal coming from Harvard's GSD that publishes archival material found at the Loeb Library alongside newly commissioned pieces; their latest, Issue 3, explores the theme of Exile.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this iteration of&nbsp;<em><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/354209/screen-print" target="_blank">Screen/Print</a></em>, we are sharing an included essay by&nbsp;Kathleen James-Chakraborty, an art history professor at&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/schools/cover/16326038/university-college-dublin-ucd" target="_blank">University College Dublin</a>. In it, James-Chakraborty reflects on America's early generation of refugee architects&mdash;Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Erich Mendelsohn, to name a few&mdash;who came to the U.S. and forever shaped its built environment.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150015235/iconic-buildings-i-am-an-architect-at-the-sagrada-familia-barcelona Iconic Buildings: I am an Architect at the Sagrada Familia, Barcelona Ellen Hancock 2018-01-24T12:29:00-05:00 >2018-01-24T15:21:01-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uv/uvzhk3nf0hd4l8fq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>For our new series&nbsp;<a href="http://uk.archinect.com/features/tag/886060/iconic-buildings" target="_blank">Iconic Buildings</a>, we speak to people who live or work in buildings of architectural significance. Is their exposure to an architectural wonder on a daily basis a source of inspiration or simply part of the backdrop?&nbsp;</p> <p>This time, we got the opportunity to visit the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4582/sagrada-familia" target="_blank">Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia</a>, one of the most iconic buildings in the world, still being built despite construction starting over 135 years ago. At the time of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4579/gaudi" target="_blank">Gaud&iacute;</a>'s death, less than a quarter of the project was complete, finally the project is <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/69268266/130-years-later-modern-software-helps-complete-gaudi-s-architectural-masterpiece" target="_blank">scheduled to be finished</a> in 2026 marking the centenary of his death.&nbsp;</p> <p>We spoke to David Puig, an architect at the Sagrada Fam&iacute;lia in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/12026/barcelona" target="_blank">Barcelona</a>.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150045424/fellow-fellows-wai-architecture-think-tank Fellow Fellows: WAI Architecture Think Tank Anthony Morey 2018-01-18T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-02-05T22:36:46-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/uw/uwero87achkj5zg2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em>Fellow Fellows</em>&nbsp;is a series that focuses on the current eruption and trend of&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/925992/fellowships" target="_blank">fellowships</a>&nbsp;in academia today. These positions within the academic realm produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence and traditionally within a tight time frame. Fellow Fellows sits down with these fellows and attempts to understand what these positions offer to both themselves and the discipline at large.&nbsp;<em>Fellow Fellows</em>&nbsp;is about bringing attention and inquiry to an otherwise maddening pace of refreshed academics while giving a broad view of the exceptional and breakthrough work being done in-between the newly minted graduate and the licensed associate.&nbsp;</p> <p>This week we talk to&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/15875026/wai-architecture-think-tank" target="_blank">WAI Architecture Think Tank</a>. <em>WAI Architecture Think Tank</em>&nbsp;is an international studio practicing architecture, urbanism and architectural research, founded in Brussels in 2008 by Puerto Rican architect, artist, author and theorist Cruz Garcia and French architect, artist, author and poet, Nathalie Frankowski. WAI ...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150045227/soapbox-utopia SoapBox: Utopia Anthony Morey 2018-01-17T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-01-17T01:30:31-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/n6/n6kmq8ng7rvzwbqb.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/150044624/soapbox-aesthetics Soapbox: Aesthetics Anthony Morey 2018-01-12T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-01-12T11:19:17-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/zn/znw96w1p6rf67u9c.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/150044499/fellow-fellows-zachary-tate-porter Fellow Fellows: Zachary Tate Porter Anthony Morey 2018-01-11T12:40:00-05:00 >2018-01-11T13:11:12-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ge/ge64p09vnq0xrgff.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em>Fellow Fellows</em> is a series that focuses on the current eruption and trend of <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/925992/fellowships" target="_blank">fellowships</a> in academia today. These positions within the academic realm produce a fantastic blend of practice, research and design influence and traditionally within a tight time frame. Fellow Fellows sits down with these fellows and attempts to understand what these positions offer to both themselves and the discipline at large. <em>Fellow Fellows</em> is about bringing attention and inquiry to an otherwise maddening pace of refreshed academics while giving a broad view of the exceptional and breakthrough work being done in-between the newly minted graduate and the licensed associate.&nbsp;</p> <p>This week we talk to <a href="https://archinect.com/zachary-tate-porter" target="_blank">Zachary Tate Porter</a>. He is a historian, educator, and designer based in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1322/los-angeles" target="_blank">Los Angeles</a>. He uses objects, images, and texts to explore the shifting conceptions of ground that undergird architectural production. Zachary Tate Porter&nbsp;was the&nbsp;2015-2016 Design of Theory Fellow at SCI-Arc.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150042760/cross-talk-3-daniela-leon-on-biennales-triennials-and-exhibitions Cross-Talk 3: Daniela Leon on 'Biennales, Triennials and Exhibitions' Daniela Leon 2017-12-29T09:00:00-05:00 >2017-12-29T00:18:05-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u8/u8atn3igr9a8ykrl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/features/article/150042233/at-the-chicago-architecture-biennial-t-e-a-m-deconstructs-the-big-box-store-as-a-post-industrial-community-space At the Chicago Architecture Biennial, T+E+A+M Deconstructs the Big-Box Store as a Post-industrial Community Space Chloé Vadot 2017-12-28T15:00:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vj/vj4gzllwqryyv52h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em>This article was originally published on the blog of t<em>he </em></em><em><a href="http://chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org/" target="_blank">Chicago Architecture Biennial</a></em><em><em>, the largest platform for contemp</em>orary architecture in North America. The 2017 Biennial, entitled Make New History, will be free and open to the public between September 16, 2017 and January 7, 2018.</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150042513/cross-talk-3-jonathan-rieke-on-biennales-triennials-and-exhibitions Cross-Talk 3: Jonathan Rieke on 'Biennales, Triennials and Exhibitions' jonrieke 2017-12-27T09:00:00-05:00 >2017-12-28T06:49:51-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6w/6w2ay6gdyjh637mq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/features/article/150042025/soapbox-curation Soapbox: Curation Anthony Morey 2017-12-20T12:00:00-05:00 >2017-12-20T12:18:28-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6v/6vl1w571vna6xcn9.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/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" /><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/150040076/collage-and-bricolage-point-supreme-s-constant-reinterpretation-of-greek-heritage-through-the-architects-home Collage and Bricolage: Point Supreme’s Constant Reinterpretation of Greek Heritage Through the Architects’ Home Chloé Vadot 2017-12-05T11:00:00-05:00 >2017-12-04T17:28:28-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/i6/i65sm4ew1l2sdiy6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><em>This article was originally published on the blog of the </em><a href="http://chicagoarchitecturebiennial.org/" target="_blank"><em>Chicago Architecture Biennial</em></a><em>, the largest platform for contemporary architecture in North America. The 2017 Biennial, entitled Make New History, will be free and open to the public between September 16, 2017 and January 7, 2018.</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150040053/heroes-rumors-cults-designs-on-architectural-celebrity Heroes, Rumors, Cults: Designs on Architectural Celebrity feminist architecture collaborative 2017-12-05T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bz/bzdv9wb5zdgq68lb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>I1 heard a lot of stories from my friend about Zaha, like: she had a giant red couch that all of her interns had sex on; she installed a phone in the studio at Cooper Union so she could call her students at all hours of the night and ensure they were working; she too stayed up all night in London painting and watching <em>American Gigolo</em> on repeat2, inviting famous artists and architects in to visit her; she was spotted at the Venice Biennale standing alone in a room on top of a world map projection, hands spread out, hair blown by a fan; or, most curiously, that she sat outside, sweating in Venice while shoving pizza into her face. My friend swears that the folds of the pizza slice collapsing into the folded skin of her face looked just like one of her buildings.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150039163/soapbox-representation SoapBox: Representation Anthony Morey 2017-11-29T09:00:00-05:00 >2017-11-29T12:21:05-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3g/3gw78gdf6mrhowxh.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/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" /><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 >2018-01-30T06:16:04-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/l4/l4v8q4i35bbmr7o6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><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/150034266/summary-a-small-portuguese-firm-finds-their-speciality-in-standard-and-low-cost-building Summary, a Small Portuguese Firm, Finds Their Speciality in Standard and Low-Cost Building Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-23T09:27:00-04:00 >2017-10-20T19:27:51-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ia/iatkawa4e1itjrea.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/SUMMARY" target="_blank">Summary</a> is a young architectural studio based in the Science and Technology Park of University of Porto, Portugal, founded by Samuel Gon&ccedil;alves. Recent winners of the esteemed&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/263649/reddot-award" target="_blank">Red Dot Award</a> in the "habitat" category, the firm has become known for projects such as the 'gomos house' and their installation for the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, that focus on prefabrication and simplifying solutions to the building process.</p> <p>In the following <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with the studio about their founding, the specialization driving their projects, and their unique graphic design.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150030507/austin-based-north-arrow-studio-treat-their-business-as-a-creative-project Austin-Based North Arrow Studio Treat Their Business as a Creative Project Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-02T13:14:00-04:00 >2017-10-02T13:15:30-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7f/7fjrw5khby71b59d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150030811/north-arrow-studio" target="_blank">North Arrow Studio</a>, the architectural practice based in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/809240/austin-texas" target="_blank">Austin, Texas</a>, specializes in modern residential and commercial design that is refined and refreshingly uncomplicated. In this&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we share our conversation with Principal Architect, Francisco Arredondo, and colleagues Blake and Bobbie about running and working at the studio.</p>