Archinect - Features 2018-12-11T10:53:27-05:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150097001/archinectmeets-nemestudio #ArchinectMeets @nemestudio Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-12-07T10:25:00-05:00 >2018-12-07T10:25:10-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/00/006b9c0f8ea7548229ea82021fb3e19a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1198457/archinectmeets" target="_blank">#ArchinectMeets</a>&nbsp;is a series of interviews with members of the architecture community that use Instagram as a creative medium. With the series, we ask some of Instagram&rsquo;s architectural photographers, producers and curators about their relationship to the social media platform and how it has affected their practice.</p> <p>Social media has undeniably affected the way we perceive, interpret and share opinions about architecture today. While we use our own account,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinect/" target="_blank">@Archinect</a>, as a site for image curation and news content, we wanted to ask fellow Instagram users how they navigated the platform.</p> <p>We spoke to&nbsp;Neyran Turan, an architect and partner at Nemestudio. Through their instagram page, <a href="http://instagram.com/nemestudio" target="_blank">@nemestudio</a>, they get to explore their chosen themes of accumulation and digital waste taken up in their studio through a platform born of those traits.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150097189/a-carbon-neutral-practice-the-sydney-based-firm-luigi-rosselli-architects-is-a-beacon-of-sustainability A Carbon Neutral Practice, the Sydney-based Firm Luigi Rosselli Architects is a Beacon of Sustainability Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-12-05T12:15:00-05:00 >2018-12-04T19:45:52-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/99/993a6a09264ec33868da75c28bd9942d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>For the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/124638/sydney" target="_blank">Sydney</a>-based practice <a href="https://archinect.com/luigirosselli" target="_blank">Luigi Rosselli Architects</a>, sustainability isn't just about designing energy-efficient buildings. Even though they're known for their elegant residential work, often with a focus on&nbsp;off-form concrete,&nbsp;the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/219506/sustainable" target="_blank">environmentalism</a> in their work is just as important as how they run their practice. Described as <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/4477/carbon-neutrality" target="_blank">carbon-neutral</a>, the firm addresses everything from how their employees travel to and from work to the amount of paper waste the office produces in order to reduce its own carbon footprint. Today, we talk with founder Luigi Rosselli about their unique approach.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150098659/armageddons-pterodactyls-paradigms-words-with-eric-owen-moss Armageddons, Pterodactyls & Paradigms; Words with Eric Owen Moss Anthony Morey 2018-12-05T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-12-05T14:26:41-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/95/958a9558fa8aab7753b6238210a29423.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> <p>This week, we take a look at <a href="http://ericowenmoss.com/" target="_blank">Eric Owen Moss</a> and his eclectic and eccentric views on the built world, process and Architecture in general.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150076462/studio-visits-gibson-thornley Studio Visits: Gibson Thornley Ellen Hancock 2018-12-04T12:10:00-05:00 >2018-12-04T12:10:29-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/30/30b002ae1548ab4fbb0bdc1b5223f7ab.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Ben Gibson and Matt Thornley met at <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/69207772/allford-hall-monaghan-morris-ahmm" target="_blank">AHMM</a> over ten years ago. Collectively, during their time there they worked on a multitude of award winning buildings, including the Stirling Prize winning <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/139037602/2015-riba-stirling-prize-awarded-to-the-burntwood-school-by-allford-hall-monaghan-morris" target="_blank">Burntwood School</a>. In 2013 they joined forces and established <a href="https://archinect.com/gibsonthornley" target="_blank">Gibson Thornley</a>.</p> <p>Now hitting their stride, the team are working on a number of diverse projects across the city. At the time that I visited the team they were working on the final touches to the Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up exhibition at the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/489192/victoria-and-albert-museum" target="_blank">V&amp;A</a>, a very eagerly anticipated show and we now know, very successful show, which was opened for an additional two weeks to meet the high demand.&nbsp;</p> <p>A design-led team with lot of energy and enthusiasm for their projects and in addition, it must be said, an extremely welcoming and friendly team. Find out more about Gibson Thornley in our latest <a href="https://archinect.com/searchall/studio-visits/features" target="_blank">studio visit.</a></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150098663/a-conversation-with-nicholas-mcmillan-on-peculiar-architecture A Conversation with Nicholas McMillan on Peculiar Architecture Anthony Morey 2018-12-03T13:31:00-05:00 >2018-12-05T15:44:58-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/90/90cca96ee448f6608eb82d89fdbf8a6a.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1223266/thesis-review" target="_blank">Thesis Review</a>&nbsp;is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the academic arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>Each feature will present a contemporary thesis project through the voice of those that constructed it. This week, we talk to <a href="https://archinect.com/nicholasmcmillan" target="_blank">Nicholas McMillan</a> about his thesis titled, Architecture of Peculiarity.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150097662/studio-visits-spparc Studio Visits: SPPARC Ellen Hancock 2018-11-30T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-29T20:19:41-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3f/3fe8d0b917d084b7a37efe8c14cf6cf0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/SPPARC" target="_blank">SPPARC</a> was founded by Trevor Morriss just over ten years ago. The practice has a diverse and exciting portfolio of high-quality architecture and masterplanning projects across the city, many of which are situated in historic conservation areas.&nbsp;<br></p> <p>What became immediately clear from my discussion with Trevor, the Studio Manager Serena Woodhouse and one of the architects at the practice Bryan Ratzlass was the team's innate curiosity for people and place. Each project is thoroughly researched, not out of duty but because they are passionate about the history and context of the site they are working on. <a href="https://archinect.com/SPPARC/project/145-kensington-church-street" target="_blank">145 Kensington Church Street</a>, for example, has an ingenious fa&ccedil;ade that cites the unique candle-making heritage of the area, a source of inspiration from the past and means to create a legacy for the future.&nbsp;</p> <p>I popped into their very unique studio, which they designed themselves, to find out more about what it&rsquo;s like to work at SPPARC.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150097632/does-neil-denari-dream-of-electric-sheep-thoughts-and-tangents-with-neil-denari Does Neil Denari Dream of Electric Sheep? Thoughts and Tangents with Neil Denari Anthony Morey 2018-11-27T12:56:00-05:00 >2018-11-27T13:11:11-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/81/81aa76c42b7df84596e436dff0cbdf8e.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> <p>This week, we take a look at <a href="https://archinect.com/nmda" target="_blank">Neil Denari</a>. Denari will also be launching his new monograph MASS X this week at <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150095829/archinect-outpost-to-host-launch-of-neil-denari-s-highly-anticipated-new-monograph-massx" target="_blank">Archinect Outpost</a>, so make sure to come by and check it out.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150097180/mismatches-between-the-social-value-of-art-and-public-consumers-some-thoughts-by-erin-cuevas Mismatches Between the Social Value of Art and Public Consumers; Some Thoughts by Erin Cuevas. Erin Cuevas 2018-11-22T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-25T15:54:56-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1a/1aae179057247246839d0cf299f9c1d7.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s 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> <p>In this series, we are looking at the role Practice and Academia in today's disciplinary framework and how we can begin to analyze and recalibrate their relationship. In today's installment we hear from Erin Cuevas, a Los Angeles based designer and lead of <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150057502/curious-minds-a-los-angeles-based-practice-discuss-balancing-experimentation-with-built-works" target="_blank">Curious Minds Los Angeles</a>.&nbsp;<br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150096943/meet-aleph-zero-the-young-architects-behind-this-year-s-best-new-building Meet Aleph Zero, the Young Architects Behind This Year's Best New Building Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-11-21T09:05:00-05:00 >2018-11-29T12:24:25-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/86/8660a31d3330dbb0827ee275a171f1e4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/bustler/6943/a-deeper-look-at-riba-s-2018-international-shortlist-building-children-village-by-rosenbaum-aleph-zero" target="_blank">Children Village</a>, a boarding school for disadvantaged children in rural Brazil, has been crowned as the world's best new building of the year. Designed by the firm <a href="https://archinect.com/alephzero" target="_blank">Aleph Zero</a> in collaboration with Rosenbaum, the groundbreaking project has won the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/9592/riba" target="_blank">Royal Institute of British Architects</a>' prestigious <a href="https://www.architecture.com/awards-and-competitions-landing-page/awards/riba-international-prize" target="_blank">International Prize</a>, a biennial award recognizing a new building from around the world that exemplifies design excellence, architectural ambition and delivers meaningful social impact.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150097021/ontological-crapstractions-or-just-what-is-it-that-makes-today-s-architecture-so-indifferent-so-appalling Ontological Crapstractions or Just What is it That Makes Today’s Architecture so Indifferent so Appalling WAI Think Tank 2018-11-21T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-29T12:24:32-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e6/e63aa9f4b59f2e8b1ad826f237deb933.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s 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> <p>In this series, we are looking at the role Practice and Academia in today's disciplinary framework and how we can begin to analyze and recalibrate their relationship. In today's installment we hear from&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/15875026/wai-architecture-think-tank" target="_blank">WAI Architecture Think Tank</a>.&nbsp;WAI Architecture Think Tank is an international studio practicing architecture, urbanism, and architectural research. Founded in Brussels in 2008 by French ...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150096777/the-realities-of-fun-versus-labor-with-evan-bliss The Realities of Fun Versus Labor with Evan Bliss Evan Bliss 2018-11-20T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-20T10:49:25-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b4/b42a8f3a064adf227ffef8e9221120a2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s 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> <p>In this series, we are looking at the role Practice and Academia in today's disciplinary framework and how we can begin to analyze and recalibrate their relationship. In today's installment we hear from Evan Bliss, a Los Angeles based designer and Board Member of the LA Forum.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150095325/from-new-york-to-melbourne-architect-antony-martin-spills-what-he-s-learned-from-his-variety-of-residential-projects From New York to Melbourne, Architect Antony Martin Spills What He's Learned From His Variety of Residential Projects Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-11-19T12:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-29T12:24:44-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/42/42fecb1352fecf2c0b618c57f22a2ac6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>After working in New York City for a number of years, Antony Martin decided to move to Australia and set up a firm of his own. Since it's founding, <a href="https://archinect.com/MRTN" target="_blank">MRTN Architects</a> has become&nbsp;one of Melbourne&rsquo;s top residential architects&mdash;their work striking a balance between responding to his clients' needs and finding what works best for a specific site.</p> <p>For this week's&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Studio Snapshot</a>, Martin talks about what he's learned from building his vast and varied portfolio of residential designs.&nbsp;<br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150096602/cross-talk-8-academia-practice-introduction Cross-Talk #8: Academia & Practice — Introduction Anthony Morey 2018-11-19T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-20T11:05:48-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d0/d0702461bde70d9019b88a909b64c438.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s 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> <p>In this series, we are looking at the role Practice and Academia in today's disciplinary framework and how we can begin to analyze and recalibrate their relationship.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150096252/nader-tehrani-on-thesis-and-its-history-at-cooper-union Nader Tehrani on Thesis and Its History at Cooper Union Paul Petrunia 2018-11-18T09:56:00-05:00 >2018-11-29T12:24:52-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/06/0668828b6949aa390c88756658557bb1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>On&nbsp;Tuesday, October 23, <a href="https://archinect.com/schools/cover/697/the-cooper-union" target="_blank">The Cooper Union</a> opened a new exhibition entitled <em><a href="https://cooper.edu/architecture/events-and-exhibitions/exhibitions/archive-and-artifact" target="_blank">Archive and Artifact: The Virtual and the Physical</a>,</em> presenting 50 years of undergraduate architectural thesis projects by students of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture. Immediately before the opening, Donna Sink and I&nbsp;spoke with Dean Nader Tehrani about his perspective on the tradition of thesis, and how the new show reflects Cooper Union's 50-year history of undergraduate thesis under the direction of <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150070833/soapbox-john-quentin-hejduk" target="_blank">Hejduk</a>, <a href="https://archinect.com/schools/release/697/dean-anthony-vidler-to-receive-acsa-centennial-award/39235202" target="_blank">Vidler</a>, and himself.&nbsp;</p> <p>The exhibition will run until December 1st, culminating with a daylong symposium, entitled <em><a href="https://cooper.edu/events-and-exhibitions/events/symposium-thesis-now" target="_blank">Thesis Now</a>.</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150096063/a-conversation-with-jack-stewart-castner-on-architectural-jekyll-and-hydes A Conversation with Jack Stewart-Castner on Architectural Jekyll and Hydes Anthony Morey 2018-11-15T12:41:00-05:00 >2018-11-16T03:01:11-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b1/b182afebe4baaa472a84f44353ad2b73.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1223266/thesis-review" target="_blank">Thesis Review</a> is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the academic arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>Each feature will present a contemporary thesis project through the voice of those that constructed it. This week, we talk to <a href="https://archinect.com/jackstewartcastner" target="_blank">Jack Stewart-Castner</a> about his thesis, "Rend, Mend".&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150095426/the-yves-b-har-designed-adu-and-the-complicated-altruism-of-the-fully-customizable-prefab The Yves Béhar-Designed ADU and the Complicated Altruism of the “Fully-Customizable Prefab” Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-11-13T12:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-19T12:25:37-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/14/14418b96fff259838604ebb09e7e226c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>My invitation to interview industrial designer Yves B&eacute;har about his first step into architecture, an immaculately designed Accessory Dwelling Unit (<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150062794/winners-announced-for-la-county-s-yes-to-adu-design-competition" target="_blank">ADU</a>), brought me to a design festival of unprecedented scale and wealth.</p> <p>Held in the historic core of Downtown Los Angeles - a neighborhood physically and economically between the Financial District and Skid Row - <a href="https://la18.summit.co" target="_blank">Summit LA18</a> was a three day festival that hosted, according to its promotional material, &ldquo;a wide array of talks, performances, wellness classes, art installations, gourmet food, and experiences designed to foster relationships and inspire new perspectives.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> <p>A cursory glance at the titles of highlighted events, including &ldquo;Al Gore and Jaden Smith on New Hope for Solving the Climate Crisis&rdquo; and &ldquo;Manufactured Organs and The Radical Quest to Cure Aging&rdquo; was my first clue of what relationships might be fostered and what new perspectives might be prioritized at this event; my second clue was the intensive application for entry (follo...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150094320/balancing-the-conceptual-and-the-actual-a-studio-snapshot-of-preliminary-research-office Balancing the Conceptual and The Actual; A Studio Snapshot of Preliminary Research Office Anthony Morey 2018-11-12T09:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-12T00:11:57-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cf/cf2ec65c8f7a2474c03659e6d9bb6498.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Led by&nbsp;Chloe Brunner, <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/116348258/student-works-townization-a-new-chinese-urbanization-paradigm-from-the-gsd" target="_blank">Dingliang Yang</a> and <a href="https://archinect.com/people/cover/28312592/yaohua-wang" target="_blank">Yaohua Wang</a>, <a href="https://archinect.com/p-r-o" target="_blank">Preliminary Research Office</a> has been making a name for itself as an emerging practice leveraging contemporary motifs, exceptional techniques, and potent design schemes to consistently push the boundaries of what a young office can do in today's practice focused climate.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this week's&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with two of the office's principals Chloe Brunner (CNB) &amp; Yaohua Wang (YHW) about the practice's origins, their unique work approach, along with a view into their approach to the discipline through theory, buildings, and models.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150094658/a-conversation-with-runze-zhang-alessio-grancini-on-their-thesis-project-games-of-deletion A Conversation with Runze Zhang & Alessio Grancini on their Thesis Project "Games of Deletion" Anthony Morey 2018-11-07T12:00:00-05:00 >2018-11-07T13:34:18-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bb/bbe1bc8f1e9a12d78dd2871b301eaba4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Thesis Review is a collection of conversations, statements and inquiries into the current state of thesis in academia. Thesis projects give a glimpse into the current state of the education arena while painting a picture for the future of practice.&nbsp;</p> <p>Each feature will present a contemporary thesis project through the voice of those that constructed it. This week, we talk to Games of Deletion makers Runze Zhang &amp; Alessio Grancini on their process, their project, their tangential thoughts and where they hope to see their thesis grow towards into the future.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150092246/archinectmeets-newagecocaine #ArchinectMeets @newagecocaine Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-11-02T11:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-30T17:27:29-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ad/ada0332fb92e8148b7c053f200a4177c.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1198457/archinectmeets" target="_blank">#ArchinectMeets</a>&nbsp;is a series of interviews with members of the architecture community that use Instagram as a creative medium. With the series, we ask some of Instagram&rsquo;s architectural photographers, producers and curators about their relationship to the social media platform and how it has affected their practice.<br></p> <p>Social media has undeniably affected the way we perceive, interpret and share opinions about architecture today. While we use our own account,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinect/" target="_blank">@Archinect</a>, as a site for image curation and news content, we wanted to ask fellow Instagram users how they navigated the platform.</p> <p>We spoke to Kate Sennert, curator of <a href="https://www.instagram.com/newagecocaine/" target="_blank">@newagecocaine</a>. The photographs she finds across her path are from that magical era roughly between 1975 and 1985, which some have described as the 'late-modernist' period. Some of the modernist tenants stayed intact in this era, such as those of expediency and experimentation with new materials, while others had been gleefully rejected, such as modesty and the sacre...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150093666/from-exodus-to-s-m-l-xl-to-seattle-architecture-with-rem-koolhaas From Exodus to S, M, L, XL to Seattle; Architecture with Rem Koolhaas Anthony Morey 2018-10-31T12:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-31T11:49:24-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8a/8ac0b59b648b50304702157d30a1fcc9.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> <p>This week we take a look at <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/55799217/why-is-rem-koolhaas-the-world-s-most-controversial-architect" target="_blank">Rem Koolhaas.</a></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150092055/former-dwell-editor-amanada-dameron-sits-down-with-shohei-shigematsu-for-some-cocktails-and-conversation Former Dwell Editor Amanada Dameron Sits Down with Shohei Shigematsu for Some Cocktails and Conversation Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-10-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-29T20:14:37-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/af/afc167121e14b1aa5eb1051f12ccf686.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>For the past six years, <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/355197/aia-new-york" target="_blank">AIA New York</a> has been hosting an intoxicating series of dialogues that pairs an architect&nbsp;with a critic, journalist, curator or other design professional to discuss design over a custom-crafted cocktail. What began as an informal, casual Friday evening event for architects, has evolved and resulted in a treasured catalogue about how to design.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150090121/archinectmeets-adamnathanielfurman #ArchinectMeets @adamnathanielfurman Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-10-26T15:28:00-04:00 >2018-10-26T15:29:23-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/d8/d8d6b5a6a4721f331bb78e1df99856e6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1198457/archinectmeets" target="_blank">#ArchinectMeets</a>&nbsp;is a series of interviews with members of the architecture community that use Instagram as a creative medium. With the series, we ask some of Instagram&rsquo;s architectural photographers, producers and curators about their relationship to the social media platform and how it has affected their practice.</p> <p>Social media has undeniably affected the way we perceive, interpret and share opinions about architecture today. While we use our own account,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinect/" target="_blank">@Archinect</a>, as a site for image curation and news content, we wanted to ask fellow Instagram users how they navigated the platform.</p> <p>We spoke to Adam Nathaniel Furman, the creator of the eponymous <a href="https://www.instagram.com/adamnathanielfurman/" target="_blank">@adamanathanielfurman</a> account. As an advocate of postmodern architecture, Furman's Instagram account has served many purposes towards this passion: photos, memes, illustrations, screenshots and petitions to save postmodern structures at the brink of demolition are all featured on the page with equal significance. The sentiments of the accou...</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150092591/do-you-think-in-rgb-or-cmyk-a-look-at-what-goes-into-the-production-of-project-journal "Do you think in RGB or CMYK?" – A Look at What Goes Into the Production of Project Journal Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-10-25T13:28:00-04:00 >2018-10-28T16:25:36-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ee/eebd5c250b9886882c5ae2eddc39a1d6.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>This week we speak to <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150058678/between-full-time-teaching-and-their-journal-project-medium-office-does-it-all" target="_blank">Alfie Koetter</a>, one of three editors of Project Journal, about their newest issue.</p> <p>Project and other publications featured in the series are now available at&nbsp;Archinect Outpost, our new initiative in downtown LA&rsquo;s Arts District, as well as our <a href="https://outpost.archinect.com/store/" target="_blank">online store</a>.</p> <p>Join us in celebrating the launch of the newest issue of&nbsp;<a href="http://projectjournal.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Project Journal</a>&nbsp;at&nbsp;<a href="http://outpost.archinect.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Outpost</a>&nbsp;on Friday, October 26th, 6-9 PM.&nbsp;<br></p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-journal-issue-7-launch-party-tickets-51491554626" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RSVP to reserve your spot!</a></strong></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150092343/the-negative-spaces-of-domesticity The Negative Spaces of Domesticity Anthony Morey 2018-10-24T11:32:00-04:00 >2018-10-24T11:36:02-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/95/9532cd943188f7e0c04680a5e56ca8b2.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> <p>This week we take a look at English artist, <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150019307/artist-rachel-whiteread-creates-two-ghost-cabins-in-the-desert-outside-of-los-angeles" target="_blank">Rachel Whiteread</a>. Whiteread was the first female artist to win the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/bustler/6491/forensic-architecture-among-2018-turner-prize-nominees" target="_blank">Turner Prize</a> in 1993.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150091531/accessible-design-before-ada-beverly-willis-first-architectural-commission Accessible Design Before ADA: Beverly Willis' First Architectural Commission Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-10-19T11:52:00-04:00 >2018-10-22T09:04:27-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/853e200539e03652245f5844aa373d45.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/150090717/archinectmeets-stoptheroc #ArchinectMeets @stoptheroc Shane Reiner-Roth 2018-10-19T11:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-19T14:27:05-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/61/612a3f88a8d547b4b7a821802290b31e.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1198457/archinectmeets" target="_blank">#ArchinectMeets</a>&nbsp;is a series of interviews with members of the architecture community that use Instagram as a creative medium. With the series, we ask some of Instagram&rsquo;s architectural photographers, producers and curators about their relationship to the social media platform and how it has affected their practice.</p> <p>Social media has undeniably affected the way we perceive, interpret and share opinions about architecture today. Using our own account,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.instagram.com/archinect/" target="_blank">@Archinect</a>, as a site for image curation and news content, we wanted to ask fellow Instagram users how they navigated the platform.</p> <p>We spoke to Roc Isern, the photographer behind @stoptheroc and @barcelonafacades. With unmistakable pride for his Spanish hometown, Isern uniquely captures the spirit of Barcelonan architecture for a wide audience. Though perhaps no other architect's work has been photographed as much as Antonio Gaudi's, for instance, Isern deftly communicates elements of his work never before captured on camera.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150090861/the-architecture-collective-knitknot-shows-us-the-possibilities-of-practice-in-a-hypermobile-world The Architecture Collective KnitKnot Shows Us the Possibilities of Practice in a Hypermobile World Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-10-16T10:15:00-04:00 >2018-10-16T12:18:59-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ee/eea2a04995c121a45d59bb17570fe22f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/knitknotarchitecture" target="_blank">KnitKnot Architecture</a> is an international collective born out of a <a href="https://archinect.com/knitknotarchitecture/project/europan-13-norway-os-osurbia-redefining-suburbia" target="_blank">competition entry</a>. The team of architects, urban planners, artists and thinkers operate on a role-based structure, constantly adapting to meet the specificities of a given project.&nbsp;</p> <p>Though spread across the globe, the group recently moved their offices into the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/355790/incubator" target="_blank">GSAPP Incubator</a> at NEW INC, <a href="https://archinect.com/columbiagsapp" target="_blank">Columbia University</a>'s launchpad for entrepreneurship and expanded modes of practice. Beyond serving as the physical office for its members in New York, the group hopes the new digs will bring about new ways of rethinking their practice. Here, the team talks about how they met, the recent move, and their unique working methodology.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150090828/pedagogies-the-public-juries-lorem-ipsum Pedagogies, the Public & Juries: Lorem Ipsum Anthony Morey 2018-10-15T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-22T03:27:00-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9f/9fb57773b0f1cc7801c452243af42dfb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>A jury is generally thought of as a body of people who are responsible for giving a verdict in a legal case based on the evidence submitted to them in court. However, juries in architecture tend to function in a slightly different manner. They serve to structure and embody polemical tussles. Their existence produces a framework for intellectual progress, conversation, and questions, at times even subtle answers. Pupils present their work, questions, answers, some known and some unknown to the pupil themselves, to the jury. The role of juries may not be so much to pass a verdict but to pass on signs of light, paths towards knowledge and further questions.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150090586/centre-georges-pompidou-or-a-cemetery-aldo-rossi-s-fork-in-the-road Centre Georges Pompidou or a Cemetery, Aldo Rossi's Fork in the Road Anthony Morey 2018-10-12T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-25T15:40:01-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/86/867e569c10bf395a074d78e21dbc80d5.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> <p>In this installment we look at <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/136882864/approaching-a-multilayered-death-at-aldo-rossi-s-cemetery" target="_blank">Aldo Rossi</a> and his San Cataldo Cemetery. While not his first project under his own name, it would become the project tied to the progression and growth of his career and one of his largest impacts on the discipline as a whole.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150090150/beyond-2030-thoughts-on-the-anthropocene Beyond 2030, Thoughts on the Anthropocene Anthony Morey 2018-10-10T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-10T09:12:21-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bb/bbaaa76d8a14031224216159f3a1ef83.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> <p>Coming off this week's news that we only have twelve more years before a climate change catastrophe hits, we take a look at the Anthropocene.</p>