Archinect - News 2017-08-19T09:24:15-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150018735/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-working-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Working Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2017-07-21T14:53:00-04:00 >2017-07-21T14:54:14-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/4r/4rqd3088w3pj8xe2.jpg" width="650" height="434" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p> <p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p> <p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/working-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Working Spaces</em></a>.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/wj/wj4mzpp2rvuayseb.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/wj/wj4mzpp2rvuayseb.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/release/91342039/kaan-architecten-unveils-b30-a-transformed-historical-building-in-the-hague-housing-five-unique-users/150012260" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">B30 - Bezuidenhoutseweg 30</a> in The Hague, Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/kaanarchitecten" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KAAN Architecten</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/t2/t28ydda70gpjkkqc.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/t2/t28ydda70gpjkkqc.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/floatstudio/project/casper-hq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Casper HQ</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/floatstudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FLOAT STUDIO</a>; Photo: Aaron Thompson<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/iy/iycrqaqzff1j5ir9.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/iy/iycrqaqzff1j5ir9.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/149979999/monotype-hq-london/149985431" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Monotype HQ</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/149979999/ben-adams-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ben Adams Architects</a>; Photo: Edmund Sumner<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0y/0yqx9g4wdoz8jsx3.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0y/0yqx9g4wdoz8jsx3.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania/project/tech901" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tech901</a> in Memphis, TN by <a href="http://archinect.com/archimania" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">archimania</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/tu/tuy0ymn8zuh8033u.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/tu/tuy0ymn8zuh8033u.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/selenckyparsons/project/unit-3-studio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Unit 3 Studio</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/selenckyparsons" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Selencky///Parsons</a><br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0a/0aj4llv99bjxrg6a.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/0a/0aj4llv99bjxrg6a.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/MESURA/project/cloud-coworking" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cloud Coworking</a> in Barcelona, Spain by <a href="http://archinect.com/MESURA" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MESURA</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/d2/d2luelqotvqy71ha.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/d2/d2luelqotvqy71ha.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/149982081/house-in-west-london/149982085" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">West London House</a> in Hammersmith, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/149982081/neil-dusheiko-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Neil Dusheiko Architects</a>; Photo:&nbsp;Charles Hosea and Agnese Sanvito<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/b1/b1ocp0x7cjm3l2fm.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/b1/b1ocp0x7cjm3l2fm.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/hypestudio/project/rep-blica-358" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rep&uacute;blica 358</a> in Porto Alegre, Brazil by <a href="http://archinect.com/hypestudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hype Studio</a></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/8k/8k1i44gei0z8qma9.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/8k/8k1i44gei0z8qma9.jpg"></a></p></figure><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/tateharmer/project/treexoffice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">TREExOFFICE</a> in London, UK by <a href="http://archinect.com/tateharmer" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tate Harmer</a></p> <p><br></p> <p>Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/117299/archinect-pinterest" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more "Ten Top Images on Archinect's Pintere...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150016745/allison-arieff-describes-silicon-valley-s-outdated-and-dysfunctional-planning Allison Arieff describes Silicon Valley's outdated and dysfunctional planning Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-10T14:08:00-04:00 >2017-07-10T15:43:16-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/p6/p6va5oumn4w3d1ux.jpg" width="650" height="468" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The built environment of the Valley does not reflect the innovation that&rsquo;s driving the region&rsquo;s stratospheric growth; it looks instead like the 1950s. Looking at aerial views of midcentury campuses like the Eero Saarinen-designed Bell Labs next to contemporary ones like Apple, it&rsquo;s nearly impossible to tell the midcentury structures from the 21st-century ones.</p></em><br /><br /><p>While Silicon Valley is&nbsp;a&nbsp;place&nbsp;of much interest&nbsp;to many, its architectural image and overall planning is hard to grasp or&nbsp;call successful.</p> <p>Allison Arieff of NY Times argues that the isolated corporate headquarters of tech giants have no consideration for the larger context of their surroundings, and heavily contribute to the Bay area's ever-worsening traffic which in combination with the outdated zoning laws, makes the whole region an extremely hard place to live in.&nbsp;<br></p> <p>"In 2011, when asked by a City Council member what benefit the new <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/148075/apple-campus" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Apple headquarters</a> would have for Cupertino, Steve Jobs responded that it&rsquo;d get to keep the company there. And that&rsquo;s about the extent of what it got. A project like the new Norman Foster-designed Apple Park shows a blatant disregard not only for the citizens of Cupertino but also for the functionality of the region."<br></p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/zk/zk3t9rck5x5nzw6o.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/zk/zk3t9rck5x5nzw6o.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>Apple Headquarters in Cupertino&nbsp;</figcaption></figure><p>"Because of the Bay Area&rsquo;s chronic underinvestment in housing and transit, home prices escalate and cong...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149998588/architecture-employees-don-t-think-supervisors-think-it-s-important-they-get-licensed Architecture employees don't think supervisors think it's important they get licensed Julia Ingalls 2017-03-21T13:25:00-04:00 >2017-03-21T16:22:28-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/cd/cd0se5zvzmbkk6bs.jpg" width="650" height="372" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Combining all the tension of a passive-aggressive relationship with the clarity of survey-derived data, a new study released by the AIA and NCARB reveals that while both employees and supervisors think attaining licensure is important, employees don't think supervisors think it's important.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0t/0tb7k850bdrhgny0.jpg"></p><p>Dubbed the "perception gap," this disparity is quite sharp: as <a href="http://blog.ncarb.org/2017/March/AIA-NCARB-Supervisor-Perception-Survey.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">the NCARB blog notes</a>,</p><p><em>While the results revealed that almost all supervisors surveyed (98 percent) believe it is important for emerging professionals to obtain licensure, just 66 percent of emerging professionals reported believing that their supervisor thinks it is important for them to become licensed. In fact, just 27 percent of emerging professionals indicate they believe it is &ldquo;very important&rdquo; to their supervisors for them to obtain licensure, while 88 percent of supervisors indicated that it was &ldquo;very important&rdquo; to them for the emerging professionals they supervise to get licensed.</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/lv/lv20r5y9irwpfnbz.jpg"></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149982144/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-working-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Working Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-12-09T18:19:00-05:00 >2016-12-10T04:18:52-05:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/cb/cbt12noslghv9hgk.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/working-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Working Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0d/0dwowhljy7uwanaq.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/leckiestudio/project/slack-vancouver-hq" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Slack Vancouver HQ</a> in Vancouver, Canada by <a href="http://archinect.com/leckiestudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Leckie Studio Architecture + Design</a>; Photo: Michael Leckie, Ema Peter</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/r5/r5rbf9rq1g4lbtsl.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/ideal/project/silicon-valley-comes-to-beijing-cheetah-mobile" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cheetah Mobile global office headquarters</a> in Beijing, China by <a href="http://archinect.com/ideal" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">IDEAL Design &amp; Construction</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/0w/0wbpcqb8x1b075xe.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen/project/vil" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">VIL</a> in Pasadena, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/domaen" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Domaen LTD</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/69/693ga1iy4flicepn.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/desaichia/project/photographer-s-loft" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Photographer's Loft</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/desaichia" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Desai Chia Architecture</a>; Photo: Paul Warchol</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/px/pxg5eskmyfmtm8i4.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/maggieosial/project/centerbridge-partners" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Centerbridge Partners</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/_LSM" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lehman Smith McLeish (LSM)</a>; Team Member: <a href="http://archinect.com/maggieosial" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Margaret Osial</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/2r/2rxmasapl56wpfc0.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/narbutas/project/hostinger-global-office" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hostinger Global office</a> in Kaunas,&nbsp;Lithuania by&nbsp;Vaiva Andriu&scaron;yt&#279;; Furniture:&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/narbutas" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Narbutas Furniture Company</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4n/4n9f9g77gtwvcogf.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/MADGI/project/rocket-fuel" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rocket Fuel</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/MADGI" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Montroy Andersen DeMarco Group Inc. (MADGI)</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/se/se558my7gu7z4c48.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/drexlerarchitekten/project/radiologist-s-practice" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Radiologist's Pract...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149973317/new-harwyn-alucobond-office-pods-continue-to-revolutionize-modular-design New Harwyn Alucobond Office Pods Continue To Revolutionize Modular Design Sponsor 2016-11-07T09:00:00-05:00 >2016-11-09T00:08:52-05:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/6l/6lhzkbvd45x5p8s7.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=November2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/uploads/5r/5rcqjsc6l0t2l929.png"></a><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="http://www.alucobondusa.com/?utm_source=Archinect&amp;utm_medium=Editorial&amp;utm_campaign=November2016" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Alucobond&reg;</a></strong></em><br>&nbsp;<p>The <a href="http://harwyn.com.au/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harwyn Office Pod</a> is a portable home office born from founder Jason Fremder&rsquo;s need for a demarcation between home life and profession life.</p><p>Fremder explains the idea for the pod was born simultaneously with the birth of his first daughter &ldquo;my home office was no longer a quiet sanctuary&hellip;one sunny afternoon, when working in the backseat of my 4WD in the driveway at home, the idea for Harwyn struck me like a bolt of lighting.&rdquo;</p><p>The award-winning <a href="http://harwyn.com.au/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Harwyn</a> office pods have taken the design world by storm offering beautifully designed prefabricated modular spaces. The small team at Harwyn is dedicated to innovative design working with the &ldquo;100 to 1 concept ratio&rdquo; which, as the designers explain, &ldquo;&hellip;for every 100 great ideas we put to paper, one will emerge as exceptional to make its way from sketchpad to design.&rdquo;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/vr/vrml0hvb3ebnng6f.jpg"></p><p>Today the brand, and designs, have evolved as well as the company&rsquo;s clientele. In a recent installation for a residential dwelling in Austr...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149965447/london-s-walthamstow-central-parade-converted-into-a-creative-hub-by-gort-scott London's Walthamstow Central Parade converted into a creative hub by Gort Scott Ellen Hancock 2016-08-26T11:18:00-04:00 >2016-09-03T11:10:00-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/3a/3a2402645eff75ea07a55472fb5b439a.jpg" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Gort Scott Architects has transformed London&rsquo;s Walthamstow Central Parade into a bustling social enterprise hub. The 1960s former council building now accommodates up to 50 independent makers and creative businesses, as well as providing an exhibition and flexible event space, which is open to the public.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/da/da9n5imdp8mfk5n8.jpg"></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/zu/zuc7nvk6qt96nvfq.jpg"></p><p>Read more news from the UK here:</p><ul><li><a href="http://London's%20architectural%20debate%20society,%20Turncoats,%20is%20coming%20to%20D.C." rel="nofollow" target="_blank">London's architectural debate society, Turncoats, is coming to D.C.</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149964181/technology-and-tradition-combine-in-jestico-whiles-award-winning-house-19" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Technology&nbsp;and&nbsp;tradition combine in Jestico +&nbsp;Whiles&rsquo; award-winning House 19</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149963971/the-wish-machine-by-autoban-part-of-the-london-design-biennale-invites-visitors-to-walk-through-a-tunnel-made-of-transparent-hexagonal-tubes" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Wish Machine by Autoban, part of the London Design Biennale, invites visitors to walk through a tunnel made of transparent hexagonal tubes</a></li><li><a href="http://uk.archinect.com/news/article/149963974/ackroyd-associates-design-technically-advanced-photographic-studio-at-alva-west" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ackroyd + Associates design technically advanced photographic studio at Alva West</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149942844/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-working-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Working Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2016-04-29T08:30:00-04:00 >2016-05-06T00:13:40-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/vu/vuwxfh0tew4juz27.jpg" width="650" height="348" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/working-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Working Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ps/psp6zdgtqsc5lz86.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/amentaemma/project/amenta-emma-architects" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amenta Emma Architects</a> in Hartford, CT by <a href="http://archinect.com/amentaemma" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Amenta Emma Architects</a>; Photo: Robert Benson Photography</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/gv/gvxjiwc4dky4bjc6.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/behance" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Behance</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/6u/6u9j31cu2otpp5xi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/676/rabobank-westelijke-mijnstreek-advice-centre/103063210" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Centre</a> in Sittard, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/mecanoo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Mecanoo</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/bi/bid0xjtdbgi8xqg1.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/106394/brand-new-school-office-los-angeles/78914608" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brand New School Office, Los Angeles</a> in Santa Monica, CA by <a href="http://archinect.com/1100architect" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1100 Architect</a>; Photo: Nikolas Koenig</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/g4/g4ghpj70lsk5jioi.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/abastudio/project/pandora-media-offices" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Pandora Media Offices</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/abastudio" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">abastudio / Andrew Bartle Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/4o/4o9k4rnzt45kf9ih.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/31790/karlin-hall-economia/81974766" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Karlin Hall Economia</a> in Prague, Czech Republic by <a href="http://archinect.com/ricardo_bofill_taller_arquitectura" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Ricardo Bofill Taller de Arquitectura</a>; Photo: Filip Slapal</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/pf/pfhdd6mzqe35i7sk.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/704/aufbau-haus-84/141730592" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aufbau Haus 84</a> in Berlin, Germany by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/704/barkow-leibinger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Barkow Leibinger</a>; Photo: Ina Reinecke/ Barkow Leibinger</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zb/zb8o42uayd9wv7fh.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/17101996/corporativo-knova/149934817" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">C...</a></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149941744/how-neoliberalism-is-changing-us-for-the-worse How neoliberalism is changing us (for the worse) Nicholas Korody 2016-04-21T12:50:00-04:00 >2016-05-04T23:40:19-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/fs/fs903w8290leddk3.jpg" width="650" height="427" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>We tend to perceive our identities as stable and largely separate from outside forces. But over decades of research and therapeutic practice, I have become convinced that economic change is having a profound effect not only on our values but also on our personalities. Thirty years of neoliberalism, free-market forces and privatisation have taken their toll, as relentless pressure to achieve has become normative.</p></em><br /><br /><p><em>"If you&rsquo;re reading this sceptically, I put this simple statement to you: meritocratic neoliberalism favours certain personality traits and penalises others."</em></p><p>In this op-ed, Paul Verhaeghe asserts that neoliberalism has weakened social ties and pitted workers against one another in a constant struggle to become "successful." In the process, we've started to develop personality traits that resemble a checklist of psychopathy characteristics.&nbsp;</p><p>Neoliberalism's effects aren't confined to the workplace, but rather extend into the urban fabric. Read more:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/143595050/next-up-mini-session-16-toma" target="_blank">Next Up Mini-Session #16: TOMA</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/90616955/part-1-of-2-is-neoliberal-capitalism-the-right-model-to-shape-our-future-cities" target="_blank">Is neoliberal capitalism the right model to shape our future cities?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/95105107/charter-citizen" target="_blank">Charter Citizen</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/92309906/resilience-and-neoliberalism" target="_blank">Resilience and neoliberalism</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135577259/is-individual-expression-in-architecture-at-risk" target="_blank">Is "individual expression" in architecture at risk?</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149935222/architecture-after-capitalism-in-a-world-without-work" target="_blank">Architecture after capitalism, in a world without work</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149938164/connecticut-contractor-ordered-to-pay-3m-for-racial-discrimination-harassment Connecticut contractor ordered to pay $3M for racial discrimination, harassment Nicholas Korody 2016-04-04T13:06:00-04:00 >2016-04-04T19:26:30-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/tb/tbk9wfgo0ad8wxls.jpg" width="650" height="488" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>A painting contractor based in New England has been ordered to pay two former employees more than $1.5m each by a court in New Haven, Connecticut. The court ruled that the company had discriminated against the men on racial grounds.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The lawsuit alleged that a Sudanese-American employee, Yosif Bakhit, and an African-American employee, Kiyada Miles, of the firm <a href="http://safetymarking.net/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Safety Marking</a> faced a "pattern of abuse," racist harassment including insults and slurs, and racial discrimination, including being passed over for promotions that were instead given to less qualified white employees.</p><p>According to allegations, a caucasian colleague painted Miles' arm white and said to him, "That&rsquo;s the only way you are going to move up in the company.&rdquo; Bakhit reported an incident in which a foreman asked him to open an aspirin bottle then said,&nbsp;&nbsp;&ldquo;I just wanted to see a black man pick cotton.&rdquo;</p><p>Following a two-week trial, a federal jury ordered Safety Marking to give $1.4M in punitive damages to each man, as well as compensation from former colleagues named in the lawsuit.</p><p>For related coverage, check out these links:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/147131407/so-far-to-go-so-much-to-gain-discussing-diversity-with-elsie-owusu-on-archinect-sessions-one-to-one-9" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">So Far to Go, So Much to Gain &ndash; discussing diversity with Elsie Owusu on Archinect Sessions One-to-One #9</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142607772/national-council-member-accuses-riba-of-institutional-racism-prompting-investigation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National council member a...</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/132358022/kate-murphy-examines-why-america-is-so-over-air-conditioned Kate Murphy examines why America is so over air-conditioned Nam Henderson 2015-07-21T00:09:00-04:00 >2015-07-21T12:00:11-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/d6/d67caf2n63laan3n.jpg" width="650" height="481" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Commercial real estate brokers and building managers say sophisticated tenants specify so-called chilling capacity in their lease agreements so they are guaranteed cold cachet...There&rsquo;s also the widely held misconception that colder temperatures make workers more alert and productive</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/128272541/ten-top-images-on-archinect-s-working-spaces-pinterest-board Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Working Spaces" Pinterest Board Archinect 2015-05-29T14:07:00-04:00 >2015-06-04T21:31:56-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/ak/ak4ze2i9hmk3ekc7.jpg" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>In case you haven't checked out <a href="http://pinterest.com/archinect/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect's Pinterest</a> boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect <a href="http://archinect.com/firms" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Firm</a> and <a href="http://archinect.com/people" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">People</a> profiles.</p><p>(<strong>Tip: </strong>use the handy <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/69075090/7-reasons-why-you-need-to-be-using-archinect-s-follow-feature" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">FOLLOW feature</a> to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)</p><p>Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the <strong>brand new</strong> board <a href="https://www.pinterest.com/archinect/working-spaces/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Working Spaces</em></a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/x9/x9zyesjwekytuhin.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/56904349/weleda/109638713" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Weleda</a> in Irvington, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/56904349/specht-harpman" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Specht Harpman</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/h5/h53tdd8ho1k458b8.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495295/mna-office-and-design-studio/48466443" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MNA Office and Design Studio</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/mnarch" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MNA</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4p/4pcne02970xp9yqb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/bdphoto/project/kaust-offices-by-studios-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KAUST Offices</a> in Arlington, VA by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/2953/studios-architecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">STUDIOS Architecture</a>; Photo: <a href="http://archinect.com/bdphoto" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bilyana Dimitrova Photography</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/77/77hhsm972jnwlyqj.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/2495318/shopbop/69322972" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shopbop</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/SHoP" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SHoP Architects</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/7u/7u0d48xbb44yyu6o.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/50626791/archohm-studio/50642406" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archohm Studio</a> in New Delhi, India by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/50626791/archohm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archohm</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5h/5hh02vttl6bk5jdt.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/studiohillier/project/urban-trifecta" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Urban Trifecta</a> in Princeton, NJ by <a href="http://archinect.com/studiohillier" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Hillier</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/16/16j7h9x48mdlxxtr.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/17874107/strawberry-frog/125912841" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Strawberry Frog</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/17874107/matiz-architecture-and-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Matiz Architecture and Design</a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jg/jgwecn6jbeqg6s7d.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/project/23094/qualm-hq/60832853" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Qualm HQ</a> in Rozenburg, the Netherlands by <a href="http://archinect.com/sputnik" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Sputnik Architecture Urbanism Research</a>; Photo: Ren&eacute; de Wit</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/jh/jhreinu2dlimhq99.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab/project/blue-marlin" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blue Marlin</a> in New York, NY by <a href="http://archinect.com/softlab" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SOFTlab</a>; Photo: Alan Tansey</p><p>(Cover pic: <a href="http://archinect.com/i29ia/project/office-04-tribal-ddb" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">office 04 / Tribal DDB</a> in Amsterdam, the Net...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/126364209/designers-imagine-a-world-of-self-driving-mobile-offices Designers imagine a world of self-driving, mobile offices Nicholas Korody 2015-04-28T15:12:00-04:00 >2015-04-28T20:44:17-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/9j/9j9ge8nk3usq3f5g.jpg" width="650" height="358" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Self-driving cars will certainly change&nbsp;our habits on the road. But truly autonomous vehicles will also affect how we work, says Tim Brown, chief executive officer and president of design consultancy IDEO...Without having to navigate city streets, people will be more productive during their commute. IDEO also envisions self-driving trucks...delivering everything from new jeans to grilled cheese. Most radical of all: Your workplace could be set on wheels to travel to you, rather than you to it. &nbsp;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/116116281/selgascano-creates-a-stunning-members-only-workspace-for-creative-nomads SelgasCano creates a stunning members-only workspace for ‘creative nomads’ Alexander Walter 2014-12-16T14:04:00-05:00 >2014-12-18T20:18:57-05:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/55/55819cb00a86b5c6313880b3f5227621.jpg" width="620" height="413" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>It is to serve this world that Second Home has come into being, a former carpet factory off Brick Lane in east London within whose seductive interiors a fragment of Superstudio&rsquo;s techno-nomadism has, possibly, come to pass. [...] The architects are Jos&eacute; Selgas and Luc&iacute;a Cano [...] who have just been announced as the designers of next year&rsquo;s Serpentine pavilion. They bring to this, their first UK project, lightness and grace as well as invention, and an awareness of when to stop.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/115189258/selgascano-to-design-2015-serpentine-pavilion" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SelgasCano to design 2015 Serpentine Pavilion</a></p></li><li><p><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/87376636/aftershock-2-serendipity-machines-and-the-future-of-workplace-design" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aftershock #2: "Serendipity Machines" and the Future of Workplace Design</a></p></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/87007332/winners-of-the-workplace-of-the-future-competition Winners of the Workplace of the Future Competition Justine Testado 2013-11-20T19:26:00-05:00 >2013-11-21T13:32:05-05:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/6g/6gbpn620kgcxa364.jpg" width="650" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The results are in for the Workplace of the Future Design Competition, presented by Metropolis and Business Interiors by Staples. The design competition questions the blurred definition of the workplace and the present-day possibility that work can be done just about anywhere now, with wireless and cloud technology readily available. With this in mind, entrants were challenged to design an ideal workspace fit for the mobile work environment.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The jury, which featured Tom Krizmanic &mdash; a principal at STUDIOS Architecture &mdash; and other esteemed members in leading corporations, selected three winning projects:</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/a0/a01wmuo5ai8wrob2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; First place: Vertical Flux: The Office Tower as Fluctuating Atmospheres by Joseph Filippelli</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n3/n37b8sbu8uyh5h7s.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Runner-up (Second place): CoLAB by Eckhart, team: Teun van den Dries, Frank van Haalen, Britt Brijder, Sander Mulders, Pauline Quast</p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ig/igac6yz42bpd5iz7.jpg" title=""></p> <p> &uarr; Honorable mention (Third place): NEXUS: The locomotion of business by Sara Willhoite, Angie Tjisnoyo, Matthew Ford, Mina Lee</p> <p> All images courtesy of <em>Metropolis</em>.</p> <p> For a more in-depth look into the competition, check out <a href="http://www.metropolismag.com/November-2013/Office-Upgrades/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this recent article</a> from <em>Metropolis</em>.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/64230550/exploitation-of-interns-coming-to-an-end Exploitation of Interns Coming to an End? Anna Johnson 2012-12-27T13:17:00-05:00 >2013-01-03T17:16:16-05:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/5x/5xhw4nb9q6o8oifu.jpg" width="550" height="325" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Unpaid interns are common in architecture firms, but recent lawsuits brought by interns across other industries may have the architecture industry forking out some cash. In many industries, the term &lsquo;intern&rsquo; is often used to describe someone who works for no pay, but the NCARB&rsquo;s IDP has been trying to detach interns from the assumption by architecture firms that they are willing to work for free. The council defines architectural internships as post-graduate, pre-registration professional work.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> https://archinect.com/news/article/49539746/herman-miller-taps-students-to-rethink-our-workplaces Herman Miller Taps Students To Rethink Our Workplaces Archinect 2012-05-29T13:03:00-04:00 >2012-05-29T13:05:04-04:00 <img src="https://d38w84nuu9j2kr.cloudfront.net/images/650x/71/71f348cc8086d426e480ad9e30c18231.jpg" width="642" height="412" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Recently, Herman Miller selected six out of 16 original seating and workstation concepts, designed by students in Cranbrook&rsquo;s 3-D Design Department, and helped turn them into full-scale prototypes for an exhibit at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York. The concepts are aimed at encouraging &ldquo;rest and concentration in the workplace&rdquo; [...].</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>