Archinect - Features 2017-12-15T03:10:24-05:00 https://archinect.com/features/article/150040410/stepping-into-the-authentic-interiors-of-smith-hanes-studio Stepping Into the Authentic Interiors of Smith Hanes Studio Hope Daley 2017-12-11T12:20:00-05:00 >2017-12-11T12:20:00-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g5/g5cgd3zrggamo3wk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g5/g5cgd3zrggamo3wk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g5/g5cgd3zrggamo3wk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g5/g5cgd3zrggamo3wk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Atlanta-based <a href="https://archinect.com/smithhanes" target="_blank">Smith Hanes Studio</a> specializes in telling stories through <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/421511/interior-architecture" target="_blank">interior architecture</a> with an organic and holistic approach to design. The studio is known for translating the farm fresh, California wine country style to the Southeast.&nbsp;</p> <p>In this <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a> we chat with Smith Hanes on the importance of developing key relationships with fabricators, the firm's recent expansion to Nashville, and developing a space that feels real.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150039809/williamson-williamson-on-staying-small-in-toronto-s-booming-competitive-architecture-scene Williamson Williamson on Staying Small in Toronto’s Booming, Competitive Architecture Scene Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-12-04T12:25:00-05:00 >2017-12-04T12:25:21-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aq/aqvtcysdqp3u2wc2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aq/aqvtcysdqp3u2wc2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aq/aqvtcysdqp3u2wc2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aq/aqvtcysdqp3u2wc2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Located in <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1880/toronto" target="_blank">Toronto</a>, the architectural design studio <a href="https://archinect.com/WWIncTO" target="_blank">Williamson Williamson</a> was established by husband-and-wife duo, Shane and <a href="https://archinect.com/WWINC_TO" target="_blank">Betsy Williamson</a>. Since its founding, the firm has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Emerging Architectural Practice Award by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the 2014 Emerging Voices Award by the Architectural League of New York.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this week's&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with the two about learning&nbsp;to balance design priorities with the realities of construction, working in the city of Toronto, and the growing number of small offices in the city.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150039184/portuguese-firm-brand-o-costa-arquitectos-shows-off-their-library-for-the-village-of-caminha Portuguese-firm Brandão Costa Arquitectos Shows Off Their Library for the Village of Caminha Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-11-28T09:00:00-05:00 >2017-11-28T09:17:07-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g1/g14n1ff95uxvdwiy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g1/g14n1ff95uxvdwiy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g1/g14n1ff95uxvdwiy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/g1/g14n1ff95uxvdwiy.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshots</a> is one of Archinect&rsquo;s regular recurring series. In it, we take a look at the ins and outs of running a small-scale practice. What hurdles do you come across? Do you want to grow or stay small and flexible? What motivates your practice in the first place?</p> <p>In this excerpt from a special iteration for&nbsp;<em><a href="https://ed.archinect.com/" target="_blank">Ed</a>,&nbsp;</em>we talk with the Portuguese practice&nbsp;<a href="http://www.nunobrandaocosta.com/" target="_blank">Brand&atilde;o Costa Arquitectos</a>&nbsp;led by Nuna Brand&atilde;o Costa.<br></p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150038794/from-paris-to-montreal-atelier-barda-brings-a-french-touch-to-their-designs From Paris to Montreal, Atelier Barda Brings A French Touch to Their Designs Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-11-27T12:24:00-05:00 >2017-11-27T12:24:07-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1k/1kvyzikstxf36elm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1k/1kvyzikstxf36elm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1k/1kvyzikstxf36elm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1k/1kvyzikstxf36elm.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The Quebecois studio&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/atelierbarda" target="_blank">Atelier Barda</a>, founded by&nbsp;C&eacute;cile Combelle and Antonio Di Bacco, was recently named among Azure's 30 leading Canadian architectural firms. The young practice originally set up shop in Paris before launching a satellite office in Montreal, where they now reside.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with the multidisciplinary firm about the difference between the two countries, their new furniture line, and the "French touch" they bring to their designs.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150038179/meet-dash-marshall-the-multi-disciplinary-design-studio-where-form-follows-fable Meet Dash Marshall, the Multi-Disciplinary Design Studio Where Form Follows Fable Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-11-20T09:00:00-05:00 >2017-11-17T13:29:53-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wy/wygfqjl3d8dehc91.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wy/wygfqjl3d8dehc91.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wy/wygfqjl3d8dehc91.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wy/wygfqjl3d8dehc91.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>"We are all <a href="https://archinect.com/dashmarshall" target="_blank">Dash Marshall</a>" says Bryan Boyer, who works for the multi-disciplinary design studio that draws its name from an imaginary figurehead. Since its founding, the firm&mdash;which in addition to Boyer, is also led by Amy Yang and Ritchie Yao&mdash;has been designing spaces large and small while also offering consulting services, working with institutions who are grappling with cultural, technological, and urban change.</p> <p>We talked with the firm for our <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio&nbsp;Snapshots</a> about how they got their start, their design philosophy, saying no to projects, and making weird renderings.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150037451/ate-atema-reveals-upscaling-goals-for-his-small-nyc-based-studio Ate Atema Reveals Upscaling Goals for His Small NYC-Based Studio Hope Daley 2017-11-13T12:14:00-05:00 >2017-11-27T13:46:03-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e5/e5qcsbixpbiq1lsp.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e5/e5qcsbixpbiq1lsp.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e5/e5qcsbixpbiq1lsp.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/e5/e5qcsbixpbiq1lsp.JPG?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/53137/atema-architecture" target="_blank">Atema Architecture</a> is an innovative studio based in New York City focused on commercial and residential projects with an emphasis on collaboration between clients, consultants and builders.&nbsp;</p> <p>As part of our <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshots</a>, we talk with Ate, the principal of the firm, about developing a structure early on allowing for adaptability, his upscaling goals, and the agility of a <a href="https://archinect.com/searchall/small-firm/news" target="_blank">small firm</a>.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150036448/recession-as-inspiration-a-small-studio-snapshot-of-o-neill-rose-architects Recession as Inspiration: A Small Studio Snapshot of O’Neill Rose Architects Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-11-06T14:04:00-05:00 >2017-11-06T14:04:52-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5k/5klei0tr7md18dlx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5k/5klei0tr7md18dlx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5k/5klei0tr7md18dlx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5k/5klei0tr7md18dlx.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Led by Devin O&rsquo;Neill and Faith Rose, the Brooklyn based <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/99309484/o-neill-rose-architects" target="_blank">O'Neill Rose Architects</a> have been widely recognized for their cozy and clean-lined residential and interior work. For this week's <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talked with the husband-and-wife team about how they got their start, and the hurdles they've overcome along the way.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150035289/from-oma-to-raleigh-hobgood-architects-is-a-family-business-with-starchitect-roots From OMA to Raleigh; Hobgood Architects is a Family Business with Starchitect Roots Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-30T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-11-25T21:46:03-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/whe0tqze2vop7ybz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/whe0tqze2vop7ybz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/whe0tqze2vop7ybz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/whe0tqze2vop7ybz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>After working at <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/382/oma" target="_blank">OMA</a>'s New York office for 8 years, Patrick Hobgood moved back to Raleigh, NC to run an architectural practice alongside his father, Kenneth, and brother, Paul. Together, with fellow associate Alan Tin, their firm, Hobgood Architects, is working on a range of a projects near and far, from a&nbsp;boutique hotel in Raleigh's warehouse district to an Art Foundation in the Middle East.</p> <p>As part of our <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshots</a>, we talked with Patrick about his time at OMA-NY, what it's like running a family practice, and projects the firm is currently working on.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150034382/peter-zellner-on-how-his-practice-stays-as-small-as-possible-while-doing-work-that-is-as-big-as-possible Peter Zellner on How His Practice Stays as Small as Possible While Doing Work that is as Big as Possible Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-27T11:58:00-04:00 >2017-10-24T19:48:23-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ki/kivierc9hvni111u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ki/kivierc9hvni111u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ki/kivierc9hvni111u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ki/kivierc9hvni111u.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/ZELLNERandCompany" target="_blank">ZELLNERandCompany</a>&nbsp;is&nbsp;an award-winning design firm based out of Los Angeles. Run by Peter Zellner, the firm has become best known for designing several notable public and private art galleries but has recently scaled up the size of their work, taking&nbsp;on several masterplanning projects.&nbsp;</p> <p>We <a href="https://archinect.com/features/article/149979720/small-studio-snapshots-peter-zellner-of-zellnerandcompany" target="_blank">spoke with Peter</a> back in January as part of our <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot series</a>, in which he discussed his practice's vision of "develop[ing] as an independent studio that punches above its weight while remaining open to other forms of collaboration." We caught up with Peter to discuss this process and recent growth in output.&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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ia/iatkawa4e1itjrea.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ia/iatkawa4e1itjrea.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ia/iatkawa4e1itjrea.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ia/iatkawa4e1itjrea.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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/150033136/uncovering-undisclosable-a-revealing-sit-down-with-the-la-based-practice Uncovering Undisclosable: A Revealing Sit-Down with the LA-Based Practice Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-10-16T11:55:00-04:00 >2017-10-16T18:15:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/he/heprz1a8m582fiq1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/he/heprz1a8m582fiq1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/he/heprz1a8m582fiq1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/he/heprz1a8m582fiq1.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>I recently visited&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/undisclosable" target="_blank">Undisclosable</a>&nbsp;at their office in the Arts District of Los Angeles, where I had the pleasure of meeting the practice's witty and charming founders, Bryan Flaig and Alejandra Lillo. We discussed current projects they are working on, fostering a jovial workplace and the practice's unusual, and often comedic, name!</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150028455/neubau-a-small-studio-in-cambridge-tell-us-about-their-aspirations NEUBAU, a Small Studio in Cambridge, Tell Us About Their Aspirations Ellen Hancock 2017-10-09T09:02:00-04:00 >2017-10-09T09:50:18-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1z/1zimk75f1przc59f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1z/1zimk75f1przc59f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1z/1zimk75f1przc59f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/1z/1zimk75f1przc59f.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>This week we take a <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a> of&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/150008739/neubau" target="_blank">NEUBAU</a>, a young practice and think tank operating between <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/722/london" target="_blank">London</a> and Cambridge, founded by&nbsp;Brigitta Lenz and&nbsp;Alexander Giarlis. Both with extensive previous experience working for big name practices, the duo talks about how they draw on this background to create ambitious and thought-provoking work focused on sustainability.</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 srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7f/7fjrw5khby71b59d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7f/7fjrw5khby71b59d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7f/7fjrw5khby71b59d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/7f/7fjrw5khby71b59d.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><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> https://archinect.com/features/article/150029839/french-architect-cyril-lancelin-applies-slow-living-concepts-to-his-small-studio-town-and-concrete French Architect Cyril Lancelin Applies Slow Living Concepts to his Small Studio Town and Concrete Noémie Despland-Lichtert 2017-09-26T12:29:00-04:00 >2017-09-26T12:29:45-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/re085edrh8feb857.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/re085edrh8feb857.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/re085edrh8feb857.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/re/re085edrh8feb857.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Cyril Lancelin from <a href="https://www.townandconcrete.com/" target="_blank">Town and Concrete</a> is our latest <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>. The <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/55422/paris" target="_blank">Paris</a> and Lyon-based architect reinvents domestic spaces using simple&nbsp;shapes and innovative design. We talked with Lancelin about working from home, slow living&nbsp;and Instagram.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150028768/the-founders-of-ny-based-new-affiliates-discuss-how-their-love-for-arguing-betters-their-work The Founders of NY-based New Affiliates Discuss How Their Love for Arguing Betters Their Work Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-18T12:12:00-04:00 >2017-09-18T12:12:57-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/wh17lydlzyqf6gd0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/wh17lydlzyqf6gd0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/wh17lydlzyqf6gd0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/wh/wh17lydlzyqf6gd0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="https://www.new-affiliates.us/" target="_blank">N/A</a>, our latest <a href="https://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>,&nbsp;is a <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/160/new-york" target="_blank">New York</a>-based architectural design practice led by Jaffer Kolb and Ivi Diamantopoulou. They are interested in using known forms, techniques and materials in new ways; creating work that is both textured and layered, typical and novel. Current projects of the firm include a house completing this fall, a hotel facade renovation, a cliffside viewing platform, and a collection of design objects.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150027013/the-iranian-canadian-founder-of-toronto-based-aleph-bau-talks-architectural-experimentation-and-working-with-her-father The Iranian-Canadian Founder of Toronto-Based Aleph-Bau Talks Architectural Experimentation and Working With Her Father Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-11T15:26:00-04:00 >2017-09-11T21:11:33-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/85ro3lyl95u2h0ka.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/85ro3lyl95u2h0ka.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/85ro3lyl95u2h0ka.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/85/85ro3lyl95u2h0ka.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>A couple months ago we featured a <a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150009121/twelve-tacoma-by-aleph-bau-is-your-typical-row-house-with-a-secret-only-seen-from-above" target="_blank">wonderfully modern, renovated rowhouse</a> by the Canadian firm <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/68551579/aleph-bau" target="_blank">Aleph-Bau</a>. Today, we are talking with the <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/1880/toronto" target="_blank">Toronto</a>-based studio's founder, Delnaz&nbsp;Yekrangian, about her practice, transitioning into more built work, what it is like working with her father, and&nbsp;how little our building systems have changed throughout the past century!</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150025937/the-playful-installations-of-the-syracuse-based-duo-sports The Playful Installations of the Syracuse-based Duo SPORTS Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-09-05T12:07:00-04:00 >2017-09-06T12:33:09-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/59/59peeeb9mn3vzcx0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/59/59peeeb9mn3vzcx0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/59/59peeeb9mn3vzcx0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/59/59peeeb9mn3vzcx0.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Meet Greg Corso and Molly Hunker. Together, the two form the Syracuse-based <a href="http://www.sportscollaborative.com/" target="_blank">SPORTS</a>&mdash;an award-winning design and architecture collaboration. They've recently been named as one of the winners of the&nbsp;<a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/150004767/announcing-the-2017-winners-of-the-architectural-league-prize-for-young-architects-designers" target="_blank">2017 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects+Designers</a>, have received a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/ct-ragdale-ring-kamin-met-20160708-column.html" target="_blank">glowing review</a> from architecture critic Blair Kamin, were recipients of a "Best of Design" Award from Architect's Newspaper, and have been highlighted as a "Firm to Watch" by <em>Architectural Record</em>.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150024663/material-misuse-a-small-studio-snapshot-of-nyc-based-coda Material Misuse: A Small Studio Snapshot of NYC-Based CODA Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-08-28T10:18:00-04:00 >2017-08-28T18:04:58-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yl/ylimmb8ts78hdx4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yl/ylimmb8ts78hdx4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yl/ylimmb8ts78hdx4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yl/ylimmb8ts78hdx4x.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Since 2008, <a href="https://archinect.com/firms/cover/65696926/coda" target="_blank">CODA</a> has become known for their highly experimental projects that play with everyday materials. For instance, their URCHIN installation for Cornell's CCA Biennial is made up of 500 borrowed plastic chairs and some may remember their 2013 <a href="https://archinect.com/news/tag/13791/moma-ps1" target="_blank">MoMA PS1</a> Pavilion,&nbsp;<em><a href="https://archinect.com/news/article/65695507/coda-wins-2013-moma-ps1-young-architects-program" target="_blank">Party Wall</a></em>, made of skateboard offcuts.&nbsp;</p> <p>The founder and sole principal Caroline O'Donnell, who also teaches at <a href="https://archinect.com/schools/cover/1544387/cornell-university" target="_blank">Cornell</a>, talks with us about her practice, background in bioclimatics, and <em>material misuse</em>&mdash;the term given to reusing ordinary objects for their built works. &nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150023460/beijing-based-rocker-turned-architect-cao-pu-sees-architects-as-social-workers Beijing-Based Rocker-Turned-Architect Cao Pu Sees Architects as Social Workers Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-08-21T09:30:00-04:00 >2017-08-22T09:48:09-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u1/u1ze9twnzrxb52ke.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u1/u1ze9twnzrxb52ke.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u1/u1ze9twnzrxb52ke.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/u1/u1ze9twnzrxb52ke.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Originally part of an electric-rock band, Chinese architect&nbsp;<a href="http://www.archicao.com/" target="_blank">Cao Pu</a>&nbsp;began his architectural career doing stage design for his musical group. Today, his studio remains small with a focus on conversion and community revival projects and his designs demonstrate a talent for working within small spaces and low budgets.&nbsp;</p> <p>For this week's iteration of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snaphshots</a>, we talk with the musician-turned-architect about involving clients in his process, designing "in the gap," and architecture as a form of social work.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150022364/rainville-sangar-s-background-in-industrial-design-gives-their-architecture-a-unique-character Rainville-Sangaré's Background in Industrial Design Gives Their Architecture a Unique Character Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-08-14T12:20:00-04:00 >2017-08-14T12:20:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q1/q1d1rv0siz7xxlcv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q1/q1d1rv0siz7xxlcv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q1/q1d1rv0siz7xxlcv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q1/q1d1rv0siz7xxlcv.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Lambert Rainville and Nicholas Sangar&eacute; founded their Montreal-based eponymous office in 2015. Both with backgrounds in industrial design, their studio transverses scales, designing everything from spoons to commercial spaces. The duo, whom&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/bustler/5743/all" target="_blank">recently won the 2017 Phyllis Lambert Grant</a> given to&nbsp;Qu&eacute;b&eacute;cois architects, designers and creative professionals for exhibiting exceptional quality in their work, reflect on their design practice below.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150021226/beard-riser-interprets-southern-vernacular-architecture-with-a-modernist-perspective Beard+Riser Interprets Southern Vernacular Architecture With a Modernist Perspective Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-08-07T11:52:00-04:00 >2017-08-11T13:01:03-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/29/294ui0tiko02verz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/29/294ui0tiko02verz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/29/294ui0tiko02verz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/29/294ui0tiko02verz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/106511/mississippi" target="_blank">Mississippi</a> is one of the poorest states in the United States, and isn't known for being a center for architecture, but <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/28304163/beard-riser-architects" target="_blank">Beard+Riser</a> are doing what they can to mark the state with some amazing architecture. Their work takes inspiration from the Delta's vernacular architectures while making the most of tight budgets. As the firm expands and adds a second office in Oxford, MS, we talk with the founders about growing a small practice in rural Mississippi.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150014287/a-n-office-conceive-of-their-small-architectural-studio-like-a-publication A(n) Office conceive of their small architectural studio like a publication Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-31T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-08-01T19:34:08-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tk/tkqzhovjqx9do3t6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tk/tkqzhovjqx9do3t6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tk/tkqzhovjqx9do3t6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/tk/tkqzhovjqx9do3t6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Mitch McEwen and Marcelo L&oacute;pez-Dinard, of <a href="http://archinect.com/anoffice" target="_blank">A(n) Office</a>, explore the intersection of architecture and exhibition, conceiving their New York and Detroit based studio,&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/anoffice" target="_blank">A(n) Office</a>,&nbsp;as a publication of sorts.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150018807/besler-sons-tag-team-as-they-wrestle-with-the-challenges-of-starting-a-small-practice Besler & Sons Tag-Team as They Wrestle with the Challenges of Starting a Small Practice Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-24T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-08-01T00:17:55-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hz/hz5twbmxo9v46whz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hz/hz5twbmxo9v46whz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hz/hz5twbmxo9v46whz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hz/hz5twbmxo9v46whz.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Erin Besler is a trained architect with an undergraduate degree from <a href="http://archinect.com/yale" target="_blank">Yale</a> and an M.Arch I from <a href="http://archinect.com/sciarc" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a>. Ian Besler is a graphic designer and arts writer with a B.S in journalism from the <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/1863632/university-of-illinois-at-urbana-champaign" target="_blank">University of Illinois</a> and an MFA from <a href="http://archinect.com/schools/cover/1893/art-center-college-of-design" target="_blank">ArtCenter College of Design</a>. Together, the two form the LA-based practice&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/150009397/besler-sons" target="_blank">Besler &amp; Sons</a>.&nbsp;</p> <p>They're known for taking common references, like a gutter, and repositioning it in a new framework, transforming the reference into something more conceptual. In 2015, they&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127295622/2015-architectural-league-prize-authenticity-winners-to-lecture-and-exhibit-next-month" target="_blank">won the Architectural League Prize</a> and were finalists in <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/113574593/moma-ps1-yap-2015-finalists-are-announced" target="_blank">MoMA's PS1 Young Architects Program</a>. They have participated in both the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465082/chicago-architecture-biennial" target="_blank">Chicago Architecture Biennial</a> and the Schenzhen and Hong Kong Bi-City Biennial of Architecture/Urbanism. They recently released a line of terrazzo bookends and other "Props," as the line of home accessories is called.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150007239/with-bright-color-palettes-pita-and-bloom-s-work-embraces-ornament With bright color palettes, Pita and Bloom's work embraces ornament Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-19T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-07-18T19:41:44-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yr/yr5kxrk3lycol6bl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yr/yr5kxrk3lycol6bl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yr/yr5kxrk3lycol6bl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/yr/yr5kxrk3lycol6bl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Florencia Pita and Jackilin Hah Bloom started their practice back in 2010 after working together for several years at <a href="http://archinect.com/sciarc" target="_blank">SCI-Arc</a> and&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/702/greg-lynn-form" target="_blank">Greg Lynn's Form</a>. Their firm, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/149990284/pita-and-bloom" target="_blank">Pita and Bloom</a>, was selected as a finalist in&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/86536719/finalists-for-moma-ps1-2014-young-architects-program" target="_blank">MoMA PS1's YAP competition</a>&nbsp;back in 2014 and the two have been called "female visionaries" by <em>Architecture Magazine</em>. Their work relies heavily on the principles of color theory, the impact of abstraction, and the shock of pop art. With a bright color palette, their designs use&nbsp;collage, pattern, and geometry to create an architecture that embraces ornament.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150017676/neeraj-bhatia-discusses-his-transcalar-design-research-practice-the-open-workshop Neeraj Bhatia discusses his transcalar design-research practice, the Open Workshop Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-17T11:39:00-04:00 >2017-07-22T12:30:25-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/cril8haifmqikyvb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/cril8haifmqikyvb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/cril8haifmqikyvb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/cril8haifmqikyvb.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/theopenworkshop" target="_blank">The Open Workshop</a> was founded in 2011 and is located across&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/224/san-francisco" target="_blank">San Francisco</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/1880/toronto" target="_blank">Toronto</a>, Canada. It is a design-research office working at multiple scales to examine the negotiation between architecture and its territorial environment. Projects include consulting on the redesign of Bruce Mau's office and accolades include <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149943904/six-emerging-practices-win-the-im-permanence-2016-architectural-league-prize" target="_blank">the Architectural League of New York's 2016 Young Architects Prize</a>.</p> <p>The founder, Neeraj Bhatia, discusses the studio's interdisciplinary approach and remaining undefined as a practice.&nbsp;</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150017093/from-la-to-toronto-batay-csorba-discusses-relocating-their-architecture-practice-to-canada From LA to Toronto, Batay-Csorba discusses relocating their architecture practice to Canada Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-12T12:00:00-04:00 >2017-07-11T20:25:31-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a0/a0w0povqlc5ccmhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a0/a0w0povqlc5ccmhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a0/a0w0povqlc5ccmhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a0/a0w0povqlc5ccmhl.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>After working for <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/42923078/morphosis-architects" target="_blank">Morphosis</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/gehry" target="_blank">Frank Gehry</a> in Los Angeles, Jodi and Andrew packed up their bags and moved to&nbsp;Canada to start their own firm, <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/150005930/batay-csorba-architects" target="_blank">Batay-Csorba Architects</a>. The two discuss their decision to relocate and the process of establishing themselves as a young practice in&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/1880/toronto" target="_blank">Toronto</a>.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150015842/from-buildings-to-books-and-animations-wai-think-tank-approaches-architecture-from-all-angles From buildings to books and animations, WAI Think Tank approaches architecture from all angles Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-05T11:50:00-04:00 >2017-07-05T16:37:11-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x3/x3iyqdzcmsx8nm1g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x3/x3iyqdzcmsx8nm1g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x3/x3iyqdzcmsx8nm1g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x3/x3iyqdzcmsx8nm1g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Books, magazines, film, animations, installations, exhibitions and curatorial programs, teaching and workshops, performance, buildings and more. Today we are talking with <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/15875026/wai-architecture-think-tank" target="_blank">WAI Architectural Think Tank</a>, a practice started in 2008 by Nathalie Frankowski and Cruz Garcia that approaches architecture from a variety of mediums and expressions.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150004820/how-pedro-juana-went-from-working-for-artist-jorge-pardo-to-launching-their-small-studio How Pedro&Juana Went from Working for Artist Jorge Pardo to Launching their Small Studio Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-03T12:30:00-04:00 >2017-07-03T12:44:17-04:00 <img src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/c9/c9pj2tg27z1ubb0l.gif" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>We first met <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/149961924/pedro-juana" target="_blank">Pedro&amp;Juana</a> at the 2015 <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/465082/chicago-architecture-biennial" target="_blank">Chicago Architectural Biennial</a>, where we hosted the second <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/141535735/next-up-mini-session-10-pedro-y-juana" target="_blank">Next Up</a> inside a relaxed forum space they designed in the lobby of the Chicago Cultural Center.&nbsp;For today's <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small&nbsp;Studio Snapshot</a>, we're catching up with the Mexico City-based practice.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150007233/designing-from-the-land-up-an-interview-with-wittman-estes-architecture-landscape Designing from the land up: an interview with Wittman Estes Architecture + Landscape Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-06-26T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-06-26T21:33:52-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oe/oechh1z4ozkb76bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oe/oechh1z4ozkb76bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oe/oechh1z4ozkb76bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/oe/oechh1z4ozkb76bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>When Matt Wittman and Jody Estes founded their Seattle-based practice, Wittman Estes Architecture + Landscape in 2012, they saw a space in the market for an integrated practice that brought indoor and outdoor space together as one whole. For this Monday's <a href="http://archinect.com/features/tag/845829/small-studio-snapshots" target="_blank">Small Studio Snapshot</a>, we talk with the duo about their love of nature, getting clients to allocate funds for landscape, and their goals for the future.</p> https://archinect.com/features/article/150006175/this-small-ann-arbor-studio-shows-us-how-to-work-as-a-t-e-a-m This small Ann Arbor Studio shows us how to work as a T+E+A+M Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-06-19T12:10:00-04:00 >2017-06-19T12:10:20-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ez/ezyz2itdozbhbzf5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ez/ezyz2itdozbhbzf5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ez/ezyz2itdozbhbzf5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ez/ezyz2itdozbhbzf5.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/135289910/t-e-a-m" target="_blank">T+E+A+M</a>&nbsp;is comprised of four professors based&nbsp;out of the <a href="http://archinect.com/taubmancollege" target="_blank">Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning in Ann Arbor</a>. All holding principal positions within the small practice, this structure is quite unusual for a firm of their size. As they currently complete their <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149998868/the-adrian-smith-prize-for-the-2017-ragdale-ring-goes-to-living-picture-by-t-e-a-m" target="_blank">residency at the Ragdale Foundation</a>, we catch up with the quartet to discuss how they manage creative production with so many principals.&nbsp;</p>