Archinect - Features 2018-12-17T14:26:17-05:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150094911/how-elizabeth-eason-architecture-achieves-work-life-balance How Elizabeth Eason Architecture Achieves Work-Life Balance Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-12-10T12:13:00-05:00 >2018-12-10T12:13:25-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5d/5db32ccada1bb5033c82abd3be833842.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Over the past few years, the field has received a growing amount of attention that has highlighted longstanding <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/86128/labor-rights" target="_blank">labor issues</a> within the architecture industry, ranging from unsustainable pay models to <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/745557/sexual-assault" target="_blank">unwelcoming work environments</a>. That&rsquo;s why it is &ldquo;more urgent than ever,&rdquo; <a href="https://www.metropolismag.com/architecture/architecture-lobby-bernie-sanders-architecture/" target="_blank">says</a> Peggy Deamer (who started <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/370511/architecture-lobby" target="_blank">the Architecture Lobby</a> to tackle such issues), that &ldquo;we have a system that highlights labor matters, that fights for fairness and not management.&rdquo;</p> <p>Looking for an alternative, the group created the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1238367/just-design" target="_blank">Just Design Initiative</a>, which recognizes fair labor practices in architecture. Beginning with nominations submitted by employees, and followed by an evaluation process, the team looked at practices that can serve as models of a new status quo within the profession. Archinect has teamed up with the Just Design crew to profile firms across the country that meet the initiative's standards. Whether it is a family-friendly work schedule or a health coverage plan that goes above and beyond, the se...</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/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/150093750/applying-for-a-job-at-unstudio-from-process-work-to-passion-projects-having-personality-is-key-to-standing-out Applying for a job at UNStudio? From process work to “passion projects”, having personality is key to standing out Archinect 2018-11-06T11:54:00-05:00 >2018-11-05T12:10:57-05:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ad/ad9d3f37f707849b75d489a94071b104.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Founded in 1988 by <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149996960/the-proust-questionnaire-ben-van-berkel" target="_blank">Ben van Berkel</a> and <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150004574/the-proust-questionnaire-caroline-bos" target="_blank">Caroline Bos</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/unstudio" target="_blank">United Network Studio</a> continuously strives to embody their name in their interdisciplinary, knowledge-sharing creative process. Now with over 200 employees in four international offices and designing in over 30 countries, the UNStudio team is always growing.<br></p> <p>When it's time to hire, what qualities does the firm seek in their most promising <a href="https://archinect.com/jobs" target="_blank">job</a> candidates? In Archinect's latest&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/802122/how-to-get-a-job-at-______" target="_blank">&ldquo;How To Get A Job At ____&rdquo;</a>, we got in touch with UNStudio's Harlen Miller, an Architect/Associate who works closely with the firm's Human Resources team in recruiting new hires. Miller took a moment with us to share job application advice as well as a glimpse into office life at UNStudio's Amsterdam location.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150087538/a-fountain-and-vanna-venturi-house-1964-with-robert-venturi-and-denise-scott-brown A Fountain and Vanna Venturi House; 1964 with Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown Anthony Morey 2018-09-23T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-24T17:35:46-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8a/8a8453b54923941148f812e1b37017a5.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, following the news of Robert Venturi's passing, we look at <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/150087252/frank-gehry-colleagues-past-employees-and-fans-react-to-the-passing-of-robert-venturi" target="_blank">Robert Venturi</a> and <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149970924/learning-from-learning-from-las-vegas-with-denise-scott-brown-part-i-the-foundation" target="_blank">Denise Scott Brown</a>. While most are familiar with their <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/149978618/the-vanna-venturi-house-becomes-an-official-historic-place" target="_blank">Vanna Venturi House</a>, another small project was being worked on at the same time. Even though it remains unbuilt, it provides us another angle on this pair's remarkable start.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150085658/want-to-join-studio-gang-design-principals-share-how-top-job-applicants-made-a-strong-first-impression Want to Join Studio Gang? Design Principals Share How Top Job Applicants Made a Strong First Impression Archinect 2018-09-20T11:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-19T19:51:57-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/82/826549922710889f4c70051e182e4f3d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Nurturing collaboration has been the heart and soul of <a href="https://archinect.com/studiogang" target="_blank">Studio Gang</a> since <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/12062/jeanne-gang" target="_blank">Jeanne Gang</a> founded the firm in 1997. Whether they're working on a project, bonding at their yearly&nbsp;Camp Wandawega retreats, or setting a precedent to <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150071968/jeanne-gang-closed-the-pay-gap-at-her-firm-and-urges-others-to-do-the-same" target="_blank">close the wage gap in architecture</a>, the Studio Gang collective takes creating &ldquo;a&nbsp;strong, supportive studio culture&rdquo; very seriously.</p> <p>Now with a staff of just over 100 people in their Chicago, New York, and San Francisco offices, Studio Gang is on the lookout for new talent. So what should job candidates hoping to join the Gang do to stand out in the application process? In Archinect's latest&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/802122/how-to-get-a-job-at-______" target="_blank">&ldquo;How To Get A Job At ____&rdquo;</a>, Design Principals Weston Walker and Juliane Wolf took a moment with us to share some tips and offer a glimpse into office life at the firm.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150086232/emerging-firm-farouki-farouki-taps-into-new-orleans-vibrant-restaurant-and-hospitality-scene Emerging Firm Farouki Farouki Taps Into New Orleans' Vibrant Restaurant and Hospitality Scene Mackenzie Goldberg 2018-09-17T14:40:00-04:00 >2018-09-19T10:19:20-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/f7/f77fd61e58dc5edc9c19153cad85834c.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>With its thriving restaurant and hospitality scene, <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1335/new-orleans" target="_blank">New Orleans</a> was the perfect place for husband-and-wife team <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150073653/farouki-farouki" target="_blank">Farouki Farouki</a>&nbsp;to set up their full-service architecture and interior design practice.&nbsp;Since its recent founding, Caroline, with a background in interior design, and Sabri, whose CV includes stints at BIG and DS+R, have made their mark on the historic yet continuously emerging city with a variety of interior projects that have tapped into the influx of new restaurants, shops,&nbsp;and landmarks opening their doors. Here, the two talk about their <a href="https://archinect.com/jobs/entry/150073654/junior-interior-designer" target="_blank">expanding practice</a>.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150086092/cut-copy-paste-one-in-a-million-cut-copy-paste Cut. Copy. Paste. One in a Million. Cut. Copy. Paste. Yoonjee Koh 2018-09-14T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-13T19:12:51-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/2a/2ad3f8a7e4e2b0519b4c38c1a26d495a.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 installment we hear from <a href="https://archinect.com/yoonjeekoh" target="_blank">Yoonjee Koh</a>. Yoonjee Koh is the Director of Intermediate Architecture Studios and full time faculty member at The <a href="https://archinect.com/BostonArchitecturalCollege" target="_blank">Boston Architectural College</a>.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150085918/protecting-our-unconscious-controlling-our-inspiration Protecting our Unconscious. Controlling our Inspiration? Ricardo Souto 2018-09-13T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-12T23:20:56-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/13/133a3d4e46a89a520abc9772a69df3f0.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 installment we hear from <a href="https://archinect.com/ricardosouto" target="_blank">Ricardo Lledo Souto</a>. Ricardo is a New York based designer currently studying at&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/columbiagsapp" target="_blank">Columbia</a>'s&nbsp;Advanced Architecture Design Masters Program.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150085239/cross-talk-7-creative-rights-intellectual-property-introduction Cross-Talk #7: Creative Rights & Intellectual Property — Introduction Anthony Morey 2018-09-10T14:13:00-04:00 >2018-09-11T11:19:05-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/bc/bcd1041f3ace3a15f5e468d8c6f5e295.gif" 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 autonomy of the student and their role in today's institutions as it relates to creative rights and intellectual property.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150084929/it-could-have-been-called-sob-gordon-bunshaft-and-som It Could Have Been Called SOB: Gordon Bunshaft and SOM Anthony Morey 2018-09-07T13:23:00-04:00 >2018-09-07T16:38:59-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9a/9a0c017c9f1f2a9c8a2f9f0792c4604e.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 the work of Gordon Bunschaft, a seminal member at SOM for over 40 years.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150080221/from-a-b-at-yale-to-a-built-memorial-maya-lin-s-vietnam-memorial From a B at Yale to a Built Memorial: Maya Lin's Vietnam Memorial Anthony Morey 2018-08-31T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-11T13:15:01-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/33/33a48b6391b1c1009e99ed34c920e278.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/150076459/studio-visits-nissen-richards-studio Studio Visits: Nissen Richards Studio Ellen Hancock 2018-08-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-30T20:37:43-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ca/caa962357e14e539f1a2d08ba538976e.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/nissenrichards" target="_blank">Nissen Richards,</a> comprised of Pippa Nissen and Jim Richards, have managed to successfully nurture a practice built from their inherent love of architecture, strengthened by their additional love of graphics, and theatre and exhibition design. A multi-interdisciplinary practice, with an extremely versatile workforce, the team have worked on projects at the V&amp;A, British Museum and Printworks to name a few.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/909489/studio-visits" target="_blank">Studio Visit</a>, I went to visit them along the canal near Haggerston in East London and spoke to the two founders, Pippa Nissen and Jim Richards as well as Associate Tetsuro Nagata, to find out more about their current projects and how they utilise their specialist skills set.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150079815/soapbox-jeffrey-kipnis Soapbox: Jeffrey Kipnis Anthony Morey 2018-08-29T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-09-01T14:16:03-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9b/9b90d1513775875afc517a7666ec21d5.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/150078130/from-a-home-to-president-obama-s-library-tod-williams-billie-tsien-architect-s-eisenberg-residence From a Home to President Obama's Library: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architect's Eisenberg Residence Anthony Morey 2018-08-17T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-24T06:50:10-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/75/75e237706075f4bed91ffa6a1704ea30.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/1071676/from-the-ground-up" target="_blank">From the Ground Up</a></em></strong>&nbsp;is a series on Archinect focused on discovering the early stages &amp; signs of history's most prolific architects. Starting from the beginning allows us to understand the long journey architecture takes in even the formative of hands and often, surprising shifts that occur in its journey. These early projects grant us a glimpse into the early, naive, ambitious and at points rough edges of soon to be architectural masters.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150077564/is-the-rigidity-of-the-architectural-profession-constraining-innovation Is the Rigidity of the Architectural Profession Constraining Innovation? Sophia Bannert 2018-08-16T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-10-03T16:51:29-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/38/38b8c7bfc4b5f1b6c9ffc60bc3fd337e.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>When I started designing a door handle in my last practice, I was told not to bother. The firm had a standard door handle design that they used in all their projects. I soon discovered it was not just door handles that were standardized. Standards included elements such as materials and junctions between them, lighting concepts, entire layouts of bathrooms; everything from micro to macro had been standardized. It became apparent that my job was to mechanically arrange the standard details into a new arrangement, as if picking elements from a prefabricated home catalogue.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150075967/stephanie-rigolot-discusses-her-pivot-from-practicing-architecture-to-communicating-architecture Stephanie Rigolot Discusses Her Pivot from Practicing Architecture to Communicating Architecture Archinect 2018-08-02T13:10:00-04:00 >2018-08-02T13:10:04-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/68/685656de5e2400cd103af6e9b848f3f2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/1149/working-out-of-the-box" target="_blank"><strong>Working out of the Box</strong></a>&nbsp;is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths.</p> <p>In this installment, we're talking with&nbsp;<strong>Stephanie Rigolot</strong>, founder of LA-based consultancy&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wtwagency.com/" target="_blank">WHAT THE WHAT</a>. We discuss her experience working for architects such as Michael Graves and Thom Mayne, and how that evolved into a business devoted to helping architects express their work to the the public.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150073788/soapbox-dada Soapbox: Dada Anthony Morey 2018-07-18T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-20T10:52:25-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/b2/b2244d0f5bfa28edd2beeb716e8d96ef.gif" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1045325/soapbox" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Soapbox</a>&nbsp;is a weekly series delivering a curated set of lectures, talks and symposia concerning contemporary themes but explored through the archives of lectures past and present. With the plethora of lectures, talks, symposia and panels occurring world wide on a daily basis, how can we begin to keep up and if not, find them once they are gone? Soapbox looks to assemble a selection of recent, archived and outlier lectures surrounding a given theme. Soapbox looks to curate this never-ending library of ideas into an engaging and diverse list of thoughts and provocations. Soapbox is just that, a collection aimed at discovering the occasional needle in a haystack.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150073000/cross-talk-6-konstantinos-chatzaras-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: Konstantinos Chatzaras on East vs West Konstantinos Chatzaras 2018-07-13T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-12T16:30:32-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/56/56d9c7e1abc65cb26d5f9da212a044d0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072710/cross-talk-6-duane-mclemore-on-east-vs-west Cross-Talk #6: Duane McLemore on East vs West Duane McLemore 2018-07-11T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-11T13:25:33-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/8a/8adc3f9481d60a9e07869e50641f6a72.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150072287/cross-talk-6-east-vs-west-introduction Cross-Talk #6: East vs West - Introduction Anthony Morey 2018-07-09T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-08T20:40:50-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c3/c3596f7f8dd8f0d7a57075a9439cf8f7.gif" border="0" /><p>The role of Archinect&rsquo;s new series&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/944588/cross-talk" target="_blank">Cross-Talk</a></strong>&nbsp;is to bring forward the positive aspects of the polemic and allow for the resulting conflict to bring to life an otherwise still and comfortable climate of creativity&mdash;if there can be one.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts&mdash;if to only say that it did&mdash;to allow text the freedom that the image has accepted and embraced.&nbsp;<strong>Cross-Talk</strong>&nbsp;attempts to force the&nbsp;<em>no</em>, to contradict itself, to anger, to please and then anger again, if only to force a stance, to pull out the position of the&nbsp;<em>self</em>, of the discipline and of the hour as a means to begin and maintain conversations moving forward.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150071446/i-love-this-profession-but-i-think-it-s-in-danger-a-talk-with-evelyn-lee "I love this profession, but I think it’s in danger." A talk with Evelyn Lee. Eric Baldwin 2018-07-04T10:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-18T13:01:04-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9b/9b39fd72388a3502d3fddce562761f43.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this installment, we talk with architect&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/evelynmlee" target="_blank">Evelyn Lee</a>&nbsp;and her views on the integration of business, the profession and the Practice Innovation Lab.&nbsp;<br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150061849/som-partner-carrie-byles-explains-why-enthusiasm-is-more-important-than-experience-when-hiring-new-employees SOM Partner Carrie Byles explains why “enthusiasm is more important than experience” when hiring new employees Archinect 2018-07-03T11:30:00-04:00 >2018-07-05T14:56:06-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vk/vktp5m2mhi15yjlg.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/som" target="_blank">Skidmore, Owings, &amp;&nbsp;Merrill</a> has carried out their pioneering spirit since the firm was established over 80 years ago &mdash; from developing Architectural Engineering Systems and building record-breaking skyscrapers worldwide, to their multiple AIA Twenty-Five Year Awards and their &ldquo;Year One&rdquo; initiative that fosters new talent.<br></p> <p>As one of the most established architecture firms out there, what does SOM expect from job applicants when it's time to hire new employees? In Archinect's latest&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/802122/how-to-get-a-job-at-______" target="_blank">&ldquo;How To Get A Job At ____&rdquo;</a>,&nbsp;SOM Partner Carrie Byles got in touch with us to share some tips &mdash; including the most common mistake applicants make (the answer is simpler than you think) &mdash; and a glimpse into the firm's office culture.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150071159/from-the-ground-up-rem-koolhaas From the Ground Up: Rem Koolhaas Anthony Morey 2018-06-29T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-29T03:22:22-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/43/43e719c44e02ffc68deebfd9dadbe0cc.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/150070952/everything-is-changing-but-not-architecture-s-deep-state Everything Is Changing: But Not Architecture’s “Deep State” Duo Dickinson 2018-06-28T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-08-18T13:01:04-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/4d/4dfcf57f0e46b9c767781cf3d24d0962.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Designing Practice is a collection of conversations aimed at Moving Architecture Forward. In this installment, we hear from architect Duo Dickinson and his perspectives of the contemporary climate in regards to the profession as practice.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</em></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150070663/designing-practice-moving-architecture-forward Designing Practice: Moving Architecture Forward Eric Baldwin 2018-06-26T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-07-04T09:02:59-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a7/a73af35ab2d6e1a4b98a7c107897bec1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Designing Practice is a collection of conversations aimed at Moving Architecture Forward.&nbsp;</p> <p><em>Looking to the future, Designing Practice is a series that explores how the practice of architecture can evolve in the 21st century. Framed by contemporary conditions, the series asks architects and designers to consider the discipline&rsquo;s broader context and imagine new models for moving architecture forward.&nbsp;</em><br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150063244/as-shop-architects-evolves-associate-principal-lisa-schwert-shares-how-potential-new-hires-can-stand-out-when-applying-to-their-firm As SHoP Architects evolves, Associate Principal Lisa Schwert shares how potential new hires can stand out when applying to their firm Archinect 2018-06-21T13:18:00-04:00 >2018-06-21T13:18:37-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cv/cvxaqch0dhi44uv0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p>Since their founding in 1996, <a href="https://archinect.com/SHoP" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a> in New York City remains dedicated to an open-minded, collaborative work culture and design process, ensuring that new employees get involved as much as possible from day one.&nbsp;&ldquo;At every step we stopped to ask ourselves, what will best support open, healthy, lateral collaborations across the studio?,&rdquo; says SHoP Associate Principal Lisa Schwert.</p> <p>To this day, SHoP continues to grow and evolve with its staff of 180 people. So what does the firm expect from job candidates when it's time to hire? In Archinect's latest <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/802122/how-to-get-a-job-at-______" target="_blank">&ldquo;How To Get A Job At ___&rdquo;</a>, Schwert got in touch with us to share some job application tips as well as a glimpse into the firm's office culture.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150067108/from-the-ground-up-andrea-palladio From the Ground Up: Andrea Palladio Anthony Morey 2018-06-01T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-06-01T01:06:54-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/50/50bb22b1c0c5db764c3f0361c3704859.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=1200" border="0" /><p><strong><em><a href="https://archinect.com/edit_feature/150048224" 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/150065853/soapbox-american-architecture-now-1980 Soapbox: American Architecture Now (1980) Anthony Morey 2018-05-23T09:00:00-04:00 >2018-05-23T15:12:20-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0g/0gk03lt13uszdnzi.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>