Archinect - News 2017-09-25T23:51:51-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/150019171/visitors-delight-in-the-instagram-worthy-jeanne-gang-installation-at-the-national-building-museum Visitors delight in the Instagram-worthy Jeanne Gang installation at the National Building Museum Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-24T19:52:00-04:00 >2017-07-25T12:20:56-04:00 <p>Studio Gang's &nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971071/national-building-museum-selects-studio-gang-to-design-2017-summer-block-party-installation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Summer Block Party&nbsp;installation</a>&nbsp;called the &ldquo;Hive," <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/150016305/see-jeanne-gang-s-hive-get-built-in-this-time-lapse-of-the-national-building-museum-s-newest-installation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opened to the public in the beginning of July.</a> Since then, many have flocked to the&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/136078/national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a>&nbsp;in Washington D.C to experience the structure made of 2,700 wounded paper tubes. For those not near the D.C. area and therefore unable to experience the installation in real life, here are some of the best photos from Instagram to ease the FOMO (fear of missing out).</p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p> </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> <p></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150016793/the-new-exhibition-at-the-national-building-museum-architecture-of-an-asylum-explores-the-links-between-mental-health-and-architecture The new exhibition at the National Building Museum, 'Architecture of an Asylum', explores the links between mental health and architecture Anastasia Tokmakova 2017-07-10T17:58:00-04:00 >2017-07-10T18:00:07-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vd/vd2lpvo4py9byo4h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vd/vd2lpvo4py9byo4h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vd/vd2lpvo4py9byo4h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/vd/vd2lpvo4py9byo4h.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Dix made sure the hospital that became St. Elizabeths in 1916 had heat, tall arched windows and screened sleeping porches where patients could catch summer breezes. Photos, models and floor plans included in the museum exhibit show handsome brick buildings &mdash; with towers, high ceilings, open space and river views.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Washington's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/136078/national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a>&nbsp;features an exhibit that tells the story of architecture of St. Elizabeths or, as originally named upon its opening in 1855, the Government Hospital for the Insane.&nbsp;</p> <p>Started by Dorothea Dix, the 19th century reformer who fought for the facility to represent healthier standards for <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/122656/mental-health" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">mental health</a> treatment, the history of the federally-operated hospital bears traces of America's changing healthcare system, evolving theories of how to care for the mentally ill, as well as the later reconfiguration of the campus as a federal workplace and mixed-use urban development.</p> <figure><p><a href="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/fo/fo3tgiea8vtp79b0.jpg" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/1028x/fo/fo3tgiea8vtp79b0.jpg"></a></p><figcaption>The porches of the 1890s Allison Buildings, shown above in 1910, were later enclosed to provide more space for patient beds. Image courtesy of National Building Museum</figcaption></figure><p>"Some things cannot be cured," says Denise Everson, an architect in the D.C. area who specializes in design and health. "But I think humane treatment &mdash; I think, creative treatment &mdash; is where we should go as a community, as...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150016305/see-jeanne-gang-s-hive-get-built-in-this-time-lapse-of-the-national-building-museum-s-newest-installation See Jeanne Gang's 'Hive' get built in this time-lapse of the National Building Museum's newest installation Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-06T20:42:00-04:00 >2017-07-06T20:57:44-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/68/68rda2n4j3f7jo3y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/68/68rda2n4j3f7jo3y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/68/68rda2n4j3f7jo3y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/68/68rda2n4j3f7jo3y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Every summer, the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/136078/national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a> in Washington D.C. puts on an imaginative <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/819302/summer-block-party" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Summer Block Party</a> series of temporary structures. Past installations that have graced its historic Great Hall have included James Corner's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149956425/dive-into-james-corner-s-field-of-icebergs-now-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"ICEBERGS,"</a> Snarkitecture's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135574011/the-beach-to-be-reincarnated-in-arts-competition-for-d-c-s-dupont-underground-initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"BEACH,"</a>&nbsp;and BIG's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Maze."</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>This year, the museum&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971071/national-building-museum-selects-studio-gang-to-design-2017-summer-block-party-installation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">tapped Studio Gang</a>&nbsp;to temporarily transform the space. The resulting installation, named "Hive," has opened to the public and will be available to visit through September 4th. The structure, resembling some sort of cross between a beehive and pipe organ, is that tallest structure the Museum has displayed thus far. Built entirely of more than 2,700 wound paper tubes and topping out at 60 feet, it is shocking that it took a mere two weeks to construct.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/150003772/first-look-studio-gang-s-hive-installation-at-the-national-building-museum-this-summer First look: Studio Gang's “Hive” installation at the National Building Museum this summer Justine Testado 2017-04-19T13:38:00-04:00 >2017-04-19T13:38:37-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jn/jn8hw7bjl6vizp2q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jn/jn8hw7bjl6vizp2q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jn/jn8hw7bjl6vizp2q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jn/jn8hw7bjl6vizp2q.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The National Building Museum in Washington D.C. revealed the renderings of <a href="http://archinect.com/studiogang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Gang</a>'s upcoming&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149971071/national-building-museum-selects-studio-gang-to-design-2017-summer-block-party-installation" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017 Summer Block Party&nbsp;installation</a> called the &ldquo;Hive&rdquo;, which is the firm's latest collaboration with the Museum.</p><p>Located in the Great Hall, the Hive will be made entirely of over 2,700 wound paper tubes whose heights will range from several inches to 10 feet tall. The tubes will be&nbsp;interlocked to create three interconnected, domed chambers, with the tallest dome reaching 60 feet high and featuring a 10-foot-diameter oculus. Every tube will have a reflective silver exterior and a vibrant magenta interior to create what seems like will be a dazzling environment.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/zt/ztiymiocd3kzoetr.jpg"><br><em>Image &copy; Studio Gang.</em></p><p>People can gather at the larger main chamber for the Museum's summer events, or they can hang out in the smaller, intimate chambers where they can also play with tubular instruments like drums and suspended chimes. Each chamber will have unique acoustic properties to affect the instruments' tones and reverberati...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149999280/looking-back-at-a-time-when-architecture-was-thought-to-be-a-cure-for-mental-illness Looking back at a time when architecture was thought to be a cure for mental illness Nicholas Korody 2017-03-24T12:34:00-04:00 >2017-03-27T00:41:09-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gv/gvt87keb3itf755g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gv/gvt87keb3itf755g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gv/gvt87keb3itf755g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/gv/gvt87keb3itf755g.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>When the Government Hospital for the Insane opened in Anacostia in 1855, the asylum&rsquo;s supervising physician, Charles Nichols, predicted that 50 percent of the mentally ill people treated there would make a full recovery. What made him so confident? The building. He&rsquo;d designed it in accordance with the most cutting-edge theories of the day, which called for sunny, well-ventilated asylums in the countryside</p></em><br /><br /><p>The "Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeth's 1852-2017" is a new exhibit opening at the National Building Museum this weekend. It looks at past theories that contended that design could have a major and healing effect on mental illness. Fresh air was encouraged, as was scattering patients across a campus.</p><p>While presumably nicer than precedents: &ldquo;It turns out that&rsquo;s not true. You can&rsquo;t fix brain chemistry with architecture.&rdquo;</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149990082/recounting-stories-from-the-fairy-tales-architecture-competition-2017-winners-to-be-revealed-february-6 Recounting stories from the Fairy Tales Architecture Competition — 2017 winners to be revealed February 6! Justine Testado 2017-02-03T14:54:00-05:00 >2017-02-03T15:06:52-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/on/on1sh5ouq96v7rbk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/on/on1sh5ouq96v7rbk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/on/on1sh5ouq96v7rbk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/on/on1sh5ouq96v7rbk.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Storytelling has the magical ability to influence our perception of the world we live in, and such observations couldn't be more valuable in the field of architecture. The <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149967065/fairy-tales-2017-blank-space-launches-fourth-annual-architecture-storytelling-competition" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Fairy Tales Architecture Competition</a> captured the imaginations of architects everywhere when <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/111435344/blank-space" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Blank Space</a> first launched the 2014 edition. Every year, architects, designers, artists and the like are invited to write and illustrate their very own architectural narrative.</p><p>The competition brings up both evergreen topics and timely issues that constantly press on the minds of architects, but the submissions themselves vastly differ from year to year. What kinds of stories will the 2017 edition tell?</p><p>The <a href="http://bustler.net/events/8758/when-architecture-tells-a-story-fairy-tales-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">big winners announcement</a>&nbsp;will happen at Washington D.C.'s National Building Museum on February 6 &mdash; so be on the lookout for the winning entries right here on Archinect and Bustler on Monday night!</p><p>In the meantime, here's a flashback to the winning entries in the previous Fairy Tales competitions.</p><p><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149936174/fairy-tales-2016-winners-highlight-real-architectural-issues-through-fictional-storytelling" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>2016</strong></a></p><p>&darr;&nbsp;1st Prize: "Welcome t...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149971071/national-building-museum-selects-studio-gang-to-design-2017-summer-block-party-installation National Building Museum selects Studio Gang to design 2017 "Summer Block Party" installation Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-09-28T13:37:00-04:00 >2016-10-07T01:41:13-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t8/t80fzo6jo1bcinru.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t8/t80fzo6jo1bcinru.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t8/t80fzo6jo1bcinru.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/t8/t80fzo6jo1bcinru.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Studio Gang has worked with the museum before, on its 2003&nbsp;<em>Masonry Variations&nbsp;</em>exhibition and as a part of the 2009&nbsp;<em>Transforming Skylines and Communities</em>&nbsp;series. While designs for the installation won't be fleshed out until early 2017, it will most likely follow in the playful, accessible style of previous Summer Block Party installations by <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG</a>, <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135574011/the-beach-to-be-reincarnated-in-arts-competition-for-d-c-s-dupont-underground-initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a>, and most recently, <a href="http://archinect.com/jcfo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations</a>.</p><p>The museum's aim is for the designers to create "innovative, interactive experiences that temporarily transform the Museum&rsquo;s historic home and challenge visitor perceptions of the built environment." Studio Gang's appointment to next year's installation comes on the heels of the closing of&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149956425/dive-into-james-corner-s-field-of-icebergs-now-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations' "ICEBERGS" pavilion</a>&nbsp;earlier this month.</p><p>Related on Archinect:</p><ul><li><a title="Jeanne Gang wins Architect of the Year in 2016's Women in Architecture Awards" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149827841/jeanne-gang-wins-architect-of-the-year-in-2016-s-women-in-architecture-awards" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jeanne Gang wins Architect of the Year in 2016's Women in Architecture Awards</a></li><li><a title="A peek at Jeanne Gang's Flintstones-esque addition to the Museum of Natural History" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/140468024/a-peek-at-jeanne-gang-s-flintstones-esque-addition-to-the-museum-of-natural-history" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">A peek at Jeanne Gang's Flintstones-esque addition to the Museum of Natural History</a></li><li><a title="Jeanne Gang and the Greening of Chicago" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/66226408/jeanne-gang-and-the-greening-of-chicago" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Jeanne Gang and the Greening of Chicago</a></li><li><a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/149968937/thom-mayne-and-jeanne-gang-play-it-safe-with-heliomorphism-keynotes-at-the-gsd" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thom...</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/149956425/dive-into-james-corner-s-field-of-icebergs-now-at-the-national-building-museum Dive into James Corner's field of ICEBERGS, now at the National Building Museum Justine Testado 2016-07-06T20:07:00-04:00 >2016-07-08T12:29:01-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de3add8x1a9s27v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de3add8x1a9s27v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de3add8x1a9s27v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de3add8x1a9s27v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Walk into the Great Hall of Washington D.C.'s National Building Museum right now and you'll find a glacial landscape of geometric "icebergs" floating before you. Landscape architect James Corner worked alongside the NBM to design the chilling scene, as part of the museum's 2016 Summer Block Party. In the past, the yearly series hosted Snarkitecture's monochromatic&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BEACH</a>&nbsp;and BIG's&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">gigantic maze</a>.</p><p>Opening this past Saturday, ICEBERGS lets visitors catch a break from D.C.'s hot, humid summers.&nbsp;The installation is based on themes related to physical experience and landscape representation, according to James Corner Field Operations, welcoming visitors with an&nbsp;&ldquo;interactive and playful space of respite and reflection&rdquo;.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ne/ne70t4g8m050kn28.jpg"></p><p>Encased in a large blue net, the installation comprises over 30 prismatic triangular pentahedrons and octahedrons constructed from translucent polycarbonate panels, and&nbsp;range from 16-56 feet in height.</p><p>Visitors can cool off as they lounge on chunky, triangular beanbags strewn a...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/149933901/cool-off-at-james-corner-s-icebergs-at-the-national-building-museum-this-summer Cool off at James Corner's ICEBERGS at the National Building Museum this summer Justine Testado 2016-03-09T17:45:00-05:00 >2016-03-17T23:24:05-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m8/m8ltxy3tab5s7ari.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m8/m8ltxy3tab5s7ari.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m8/m8ltxy3tab5s7ari.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/m8/m8ltxy3tab5s7ari.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/jcfo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations</a> is transforming the National Building Museum's Great Hall into a glacial landscape of ICEBERGS for the museum's annual Summer Block Party installation, following two wildly successful years with Snarkitecture's monochromatic&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BEACH</a> and BIG's <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">gigantic maze</a>. Today, James Corner revealed their initial concept for the collaborative project.</p><p>ICEBERGS emphasizes the themes of landscape representation, physical experience, geometry and construction, according to the architects. Once the installation opens on July 2, people&nbsp;will get to wander through an immersive underwater-world of geometric icebergs, with the tallest "bergy bit" towering at 56 feet to the third-story balcony of the museum.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ci/ci7g7kjqfnlhk9nh.jpg"></p><p>The 12,540 square-foot installation will be comprised of more than 30 prismatic triangular pentahedrons and octahedrons made from reusable translucent polycarbonate panels, with some hanging from the ceiling to appear as if they were floating.&nbsp;A&nbsp;"water line" suspended at 20 f...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/139942698/james-corner-field-operations-chosen-to-design-national-building-museum-s-summer-2016-installation James Corner Field Operations chosen to design National Building Museum's summer 2016 installation Julia Ingalls 2015-10-28T14:25:00-04:00 >2015-11-04T23:30:28-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5r/5rbvzzrpcvch8p36.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5r/5rbvzzrpcvch8p36.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5r/5rbvzzrpcvch8p36.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/5r/5rbvzzrpcvch8p36.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="http://archinect.com/jcfo" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations</a>&nbsp;(JCFO)&nbsp;has been selected to design the <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/135574011/the-beach-to-be-reincarnated-in-arts-competition-for-d-c-s-dupont-underground-initiative" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a>'s Summer Block Party 2016 installation.&nbsp;The National Building Museum selected JCFO&nbsp;after the success of 2015's "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The BEACH</a>," an installation designed by&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/94643/snarkitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a>&nbsp;that allowed 180,000 Washington, D.C. museum goers to experience the beach via an ocean of one million translucent plastic balls (and a few monochromatic deck chairs). More information about the 2016 summer design, which main man James Corner said "will be an&nbsp;opportunity to explore something new and unexpected,"&nbsp;will be released in the spring.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/le/le53djte9zbaixaj.jpg"></p><p>For more of Archinect's coverage of James Corner Field Operations:</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ee/eernndra8zfes8a0.jpg"><br>&bull; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/42091921/james-corner-field-operations-winning-design-for-navy-pier-redesign" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations&rsquo; Winning Design for Navy Pier Redesign</a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/ve/vepmoyq1j2li5c1m.jpg"><br>&bull; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/123673986/field-operations-to-helm-new-miami-underline-project" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Field Operations to Helm New Miami Underline Project</a></p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/57/572e7fc6b2cf3b80cf156a50ee7d61bc.jpg"><br>&bull;&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/82542688/james-corner-field-operations-selected-for-nicollet-mall-redesign-in-minneapolis" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">James Corner Field Operations selected for Nicollet Mall redesign in Minneapolis</a>&nbsp;</p><p><img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/nz/nzmu71gicj4s2trj.jpg"><br>&bull; <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/127176132/eco-gentrification-or-the-social-ramifications-of-urban-greening" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">"Eco-Gentrification," or the social ramifications of "urban greening"</a></p>... https://archinect.com/news/article/135574011/the-beach-to-be-reincarnated-in-arts-competition-for-d-c-s-dupont-underground-initiative The BEACH to be reincarnated in arts competition for D.C.'s Dupont Underground initiative Justine Testado 2015-09-01T12:55:00-04:00 >2015-09-01T15:38:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/09/091cm4tbc4d9nycn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/09/091cm4tbc4d9nycn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/09/091cm4tbc4d9nycn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/09/091cm4tbc4d9nycn.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The wildly successful BEACH installation is down to its final exhibition days at Washington D.C.'s National Building Museum. Since <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">opening on July 4</a>, over 120,000 visitors both young and old "splashed" around in its bubbly waters, lounged about on the "shore", and perhaps saw a live band rock out in the 10,000 square-foot monochromatic ball pit, designed by Brooklyn-based <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/94643/snarkitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a>. Although the Beach closes on September 7, that won't be the last of it.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/tg/tgfj4lw34z6xw2vs.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/kv/kvtw8ef5hcoiyi5m.jpg"></p><p>Recycling the Beach was always part of the plan. Even before the installation opened, representatives of the D.C.-based initiative, the <a href="http://dupontunderground.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dupont Underground</a>, proposed&nbsp;to transport, store, and re-use its building materials.</p><p>The Dupont Underground has set&nbsp;its sights on revitalizing&nbsp;an abandoned trolley station beneath the Dupont Circle neighborhood into a public venue for arts and design-oriented events. As part of their inaugural programming, the group will take the Beach's more than 650,000 anti-microbial plastic balls and its 6,000 ...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/131329607/snarkitecture-s-10-000-sq-ft-indoor-beach-at-the-national-building-museum Snarkitecture's 10,000 sq ft indoor BEACH at the National Building Museum Justine Testado 2015-07-07T14:07:00-04:00 >2015-07-11T23:36:06-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6d/6dspvysncsw6tsw4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6d/6dspvysncsw6tsw4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6d/6dspvysncsw6tsw4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/6d/6dspvysncsw6tsw4.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Following Bjarke Ingels Group's wildly successful <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG Maze</a> last summer, one could only wonder how Washington D.C.'s <a href="http://www.nbm.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a> would one-up itself this time around. Enter Alex Mustonen and Daniel Arsham of <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/94643/snarkitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a>, who envisioned the 10,000 square-foot indoor BEACH that opened on July 4 in the Museum's Great Hall.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ft/ftf9zl0aede2ampn.jpg"></p><p>Decked out in Snarkitecture's all-white aesthetic, the monochromatic installation has beach chairs and umbrellas on the "shoreline" and an "ocean" of nearly 1 million recyclable translucent plastic balls for visitors to "splash" in, facing a mirrored wall that creates the illusion of a vast expanse. The Museum commissioned Snarkitecture to design the giant ball-pit&nbsp;&mdash; which was <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/snarkitecture_brings_the_beach_indoors_at_the_national_building_museum_this/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first announced</a> back in April&nbsp;&mdash; for the annual &ldquo;Summer Block Party,&rdquo; which consists of various public programming, exhibitions, and events.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/q0/q0l6oof32bq4hpfs.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ao/aolxorvwcdqw3owg.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/d0/d0o6rc7tixgkxdz4.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/5m/5mtp5x1p370q1a0w.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/3n/3n7ay8q2jj8coj4m.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ko/korf7u2kieofpq2j.jpg"></p><p>'We see the commission as an exciting opportunity to create an architectural installation that reimagines the qualities and possibilities of ma...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/128637001/national-building-museum-turns-to-indiegogo-to-fund-upcoming-beach-installation National Building Museum turns to Indiegogo to fund upcoming BEACH installation Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-06-02T14:17:00-04:00 >2015-06-04T21:29:40-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/05/058ukrfavrte3k0t.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/05/058ukrfavrte3k0t.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/05/058ukrfavrte3k0t.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/05/058ukrfavrte3k0t.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Last summer, the National Building Museum in DC installed <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">BIG's giant wooden maze</a> in its atrium, and attracted over <a href="http://www.designboom.com/architecture/bjarke-ingels-group-big-hot-to-cold-exhibition-national-building-museum-01-21-2015/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">50,000 visitors</a>. Exactly a year later, the museum is planning another large-scale public installation to draw blockbuster attendance: BEACH, a playa-themed ball-pit for the museum's atrium. Brooklyn-based firm <a href="http://archinect.com/firms/cover/94643/snarkitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Snarkitecture</a> is designing the enclosure that will house around 750,000 translucent balls, and a variety of beachy objects like beach chairs, umbrellas, and a snack shack. BEACH will open on July 4th of this year &ndash; that is, if the Museum can raise the money. Today, NBM announced that it was turning to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/build-a-beach-in-d-c#/story" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Indiegogo to crowdfund $10,000</a> for the installation and related summer programming.</p><p></p><p>Snarkitecture's BEACH installation was <a href="http://www.citylab.com/design/2015/04/the-national-building-museum-is-bringing-the-beach-indoors-this-summer/390054/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first announced back in April</a>, with no mention of the Indiegogo campaign. As an independent non-profit 501(c)(3), the Museum supports its exhibitions through admissions and outside contributions, but this will be its first crowdfunding effort. It...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/119441449/session-14-his-bjark-is-bigger-than-his-bjite-a-chat-with-bjarke-ingels-at-the-opening-of-big-s-hot-to-cold-exhibition Session 14: His bjark is BIGger than his bjite – A chat with Bjarke Ingels at the opening of BIG's "Hot to Cold" exhibition Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-01-29T15:25:00-05:00 >2015-02-16T10:50:39-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xz/xzk0lh3uzjgmzs7y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xz/xzk0lh3uzjgmzs7y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xz/xzk0lh3uzjgmzs7y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/xz/xzk0lh3uzjgmzs7y.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>This episode is a doozy. Paul and Amelia left the temperate sunshine of Los Angeles for Washington, DC's frigid monumentality, to interview Bjarke Ingels on the eve of his "<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/119262224/playing-with-climate-at-big-s-hot-to-cold-now-open-at-the-national-building-museum" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hot to Cold" exhibition at the National Building Museum</a>. The 40-year old architect shared some quick-won wisdom about scaling a business, the Danish condition, and the indispensability of humor and play in architecture.</p><p>Donna and Ken joined Paul and Amelia to speak with <a href="http://archinect.com/lchang" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Lian Chang</a>&nbsp;about her&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/blog/article/119056065/the-architecture-salary-poll-visualized" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently published visualizations</a>&nbsp;of the&nbsp;<a href="http://salaries.archinect.com/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Salary Poll</a>&nbsp;for the ACSA, in charming emoji-based data sets. The Sessions co-hosts also discuss <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/119213308/aaron-betsky-to-lead-taliesin-west" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aaron Betsky's new appointment as the head of the deeply troubled Taliesin West</a>, and what <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/118346265/thom-mayne-razing-ray-bradbury-s-house-to-build-his-own" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Thom Mayne's demolition of Ray Bradbury's house</a> means for architecture preservation and sentimentality.</p><p>And for another climatological analogy, Paul and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.dykema.com/professionals-brian_newman.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Brian Newman</a>, <strong><a href="http://archinect.com/sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archinect Session</a></strong><a href="http://archinect.com/sessions" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>s</strong></a>'s legal correspondent,&nbsp;poke at the tip of the iceberg concerning issues of copyright in architecture. &nbsp;</p><p>A remind...</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/115654753/big-s-hot-to-cold-exhibition-opens-at-the-national-building-museum-next-month BIG's “HOT TO COLD” exhibition opens at the National Building Museum next month Justine Testado 2014-12-10T14:29:00-05:00 >2014-12-11T18:10:10-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/crmxe9v7fgnpr8im.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/crmxe9v7fgnpr8im.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/crmxe9v7fgnpr8im.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/cr/crmxe9v7fgnpr8im.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>BIG is returning to the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. with a new exhibition titled "HOT TO COLD: an odyssey of architectural adaptation", just a few months after their successful giant indoor maze this past summer that brought in more than 50,000 visitors -- and a marriage proposal. Opening on January 24, the exhibition will showcase BIG's latest projects and more than 60 3-D models will be suspended at the second-floor balconies of the Museum's Great Hall.</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/ap/apzjddivu3a8l3p7.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/is/iso75igf5ovwdobb.jpg"></p><p>&uarr; BIG is coming back to the National Building Museum just a few months after their popular Maze installation <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this past summer</a>.</p><p><strong>Learn more about the exhibition on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/bigs_upcoming_hot_to_cold_exhibition_at_the_national_building_museum1/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</strong></p> https://archinect.com/news/article/109028435/china-builds-its-dream-island-qatar-controversies-continue-the-internet-slows-down-weekly-news-round-up-for-september-7-2014 China builds its dream island; Qatar controversies continue; the internet slows down: Weekly News Round-Up for September 7, 2014 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-09-15T20:01:00-04:00 >2014-09-18T15:54:39-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q9/q9tcj8kfqm7lkll2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q9/q9tcj8kfqm7lkll2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q9/q9tcj8kfqm7lkll2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/q9/q9tcj8kfqm7lkll2.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><strong><em>Friday, September 12</em></strong>:</p><ul><li><a title="Vincent Scully Prize 2014 awarded to journalist and TV host Charlie Rose" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108807760/vincent-scully-prize-2014-awarded-to-journalist-and-tv-host-charlie-rose" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Vincent Scully Prize 2014 awarded to journalist and TV host Charlie Rose</a>: The prize was established by the National Building Museum in 1999, and is named after the famed Yale art history and architecture professor who helped establish Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi. Rose was distinguished by his interviews of leaders in urban design and development.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Thursday, September 11</em>:</strong></p><ul><li><a title="Toronto set to unveil first museum of Islamic culture in North America" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108715362/toronto-set-to-unveil-first-museum-of-islamic-culture-in-north-america" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Toronto set to unveil first museum of Islamic culture in North America</a>: The museum is backed by Aga Khan,&nbsp;a "lesser-known royal" and spiritual leader of an estimated 15 million Ismaili Muslims, approximately 100,000 of which now live in Canada. The museum is&nbsp;<a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/59363761/maki-to-design-muslim-cultural-centre-for-the-aga-khan" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">designed by Pritzker winner Fumihiko Maki</a>, and opens September 18.</li></ul><p><strong><em>Wednesday, September 10:</em></strong></p><ul><li><a title="The long-lost design bible of the New York subway is (briefly) back in print" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/108643850/the-long-lost-design-bible-of-the-new-york-subway-is-briefly-back-in-print" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The long-lost design bible of the New York subway is (briefly) back in print</a>: In 1967, the New York City Transit Authority asked designers&nbsp;Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda to create a solution to the subway system's inconsistent and confusing identity. Th...</li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/108807760/vincent-scully-prize-2014-awarded-to-journalist-and-tv-host-charlie-rose Vincent Scully Prize 2014 awarded to journalist and TV host Charlie Rose Justine Testado 2014-09-12T18:45:00-04:00 >2014-09-21T13:26:48-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ys/ysd0zxa17jbvwniq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ys/ysd0zxa17jbvwniq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ys/ysd0zxa17jbvwniq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ys/ysd0zxa17jbvwniq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Talk show host and journalist Charlie Rose has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the esteemed Vincent Scully Prize. Established in 1999 by the National Building Museum and named after Professor Vincent Scully to honor his legacy and work, the prize recognizes exemplary practice, scholarship, or criticism in architecture, historic preservation, and urban design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Widely known as the anchor and executive producer of<em> Charlie Rose </em>and co-anchor of <em>CBS This Morning</em>, Rose will receive the prize in recognition for his insightful interviews with the world's leading thinkers that explore the value of good design as well as the growth and shaping of the urban cityscape.</p><p>A gala celebrating Rose and the award will take place at the <a href="http://www.nbm.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">National Building Museum</a> in Washington D.C. this November. Notable guests include architect Frank Gehry who will offer remarks on Rose. Mr. Rose will also present a special lecture during a public awards ceremony.</p><p>Previous recipients include <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/80088428/vincent-scully-prize-awarded-to-friends-of-the-high-line-co-founders-joshua-david-robert-hammond" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">High Line Co-Founders Joshua David &amp; Robert Hammond</a>, Paul Goldberger, Robert A.M Stern, and Phyllis Lambert.</p><p>Find out more on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/vincent_scully_prize_2014_awarded_to_journalist_and_tv_host_charlie_rose/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/103881621/delve-into-the-big-maze-at-the-national-building-museum-in-washington-d-c Delve into The BIG Maze at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. Justine Testado 2014-07-10T20:26:00-04:00 >2014-08-05T15:15:52-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3o/3o8ywliraommeyu6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3o/3o8ywliraommeyu6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3o/3o8ywliraommeyu6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3o/3o8ywliraommeyu6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>A life-size maze like the one BIG installed in partnership with the National Building Museum will attract plenty of attention, regardless if people know who BIG is or not. Constructed in the museum's iconic Great Hall, the maze was set up as an interactive sneakpeek for BIG's exhibition scheduled to open at the museum in January 2015.</p></em><br /><br /><p>As a follow-up to our <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/103322777/get-lost-in-big-s-human-scale-maze" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">previous mention</a> of the maze, here's a little more detail behind it:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/z2/z2v8m1m4xgpbdajh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/rf/rf2zqbuetu22xhe7.jpg"></p><p>Check out a time-lapse video of the maze's construction below.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/103322777/get-lost-in-big-s-human-scale-maze Get lost in BIG's human-scale maze Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2014-07-03T13:23:00-04:00 >2014-07-08T23:25:01-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de994b2221f19c888f2b02af62b5339?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de994b2221f19c888f2b02af62b5339?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de994b2221f19c888f2b02af62b5339?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/3d/3de994b2221f19c888f2b02af62b5339?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The museum teamed up with international architecture firm BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group to construct a maze right in the Great Hall. [...] The museum&rsquo;s &ldquo;ubergoal is that people walk out of here looking at their built world differently,&rdquo; Frankel says. &ldquo;We think this is sort of on the microlevel of that &mdash; forcing people to look up [as they navigate the maze] will make them look at our building differently.&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> https://archinect.com/news/article/85856241/lean-construction-institute-named-as-2013-turner-prize-recipient Lean Construction Institute named as 2013 Turner Prize recipient Justine Testado 2013-11-05T20:27:00-05:00 >2013-11-05T20:30:24-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/43/43r8k9nchqszojx3.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum and Turner Construction Company recently announced Lean Construction Institute as the recipient of the 11th Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction. The annual Turner Prize recognizes advances or high achievement in the process of construction.</p></em><br /><br /><p> To mark the occasion, LCI co-founder Greg Howell, executive director Dan Heinemeier, and board chair Victor Sanvido will discuss the benefits of lean construction in their presentation, "<a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/event/faster_better_safer_lean_design_and_construction/" target="_blank"><em>Faster, Better, Safer: Lean Design and Construction</em></a>" on Dec. 4.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/80088428/vincent-scully-prize-awarded-to-friends-of-the-high-line-co-founders-joshua-david-robert-hammond Vincent Scully Prize Awarded to Friends of the High Line Co-Founders Joshua David & Robert Hammond Justine Testado 2013-08-22T20:22:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T19:08:35-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jc/jcbefx26h2me0f0v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jc/jcbefx26h2me0f0v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jc/jcbefx26h2me0f0v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/jc/jcbefx26h2me0f0v.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum has awarded Joshua David and Robert Hammond the fifteenth Vincent Scully Prize for their New York City urban revitalization project, High Line. After the first section of the High Line opened in 2009, it became a catalyst for the renewal and investment of Manhattan's West Side. The project is viewed as an inspirational model for other repurpose projects and community activism worldwide.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Click <a href="http://archinect.com/news/tag/2191/high-line" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a> to see more High Line news on Archinect.</p> https://archinect.com/news/article/62398628/goldberger-on-architectural-criticism-in-the-age-of-twitter Goldberger on Architectural Criticism in the Age of Twitter Archinect 2012-11-29T14:56:00-05:00 >2017-07-07T10:31:05-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a8/a8be32b0c27abf02d1ffd26004abf7bd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a8/a8be32b0c27abf02d1ffd26004abf7bd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a8/a8be32b0c27abf02d1ffd26004abf7bd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/a8/a8be32b0c27abf02d1ffd26004abf7bd?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Goldberger addressed the disappearance of journalistic hegemony and the advent of electronic media. While mainstream publications with an ongoing commitment to architecture criticism continue to possess a degree of authority, they are struggling to make themselves heard in this noise. It is clear to Goldberger that &ldquo;the playing field may be level, but the players are not equal.&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> https://archinect.com/news/article/56242611/national-building-museum-names-paul-goldberger-as-the-fourteenth-laureate-of-the-vincent-scully-prize National Building Museum Names Paul Goldberger as the Fourteenth Laureate of the Vincent Scully Prize Archinect 2012-08-29T20:54:00-04:00 >2012-09-03T18:44:47-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hx/hxjp7y3nkylcz81p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hx/hxjp7y3nkylcz81p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hx/hxjp7y3nkylcz81p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/hx/hxjp7y3nkylcz81p.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The National Building Museum presents its fourteenth Vincent Scully Prize to Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger, for his lifetime work of encouraging thoughtful discourse and debate about the importance of design.</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/53238331/play-mini-golf-inside-the-national-building-museum Play Mini-Golf Inside the National Building Museum Archinect 2012-07-09T15:11:00-04:00 >2012-07-11T18:54:24-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0peq47y7da04alxq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0peq47y7da04alxq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0peq47y7da04alxq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/0p/0peq47y7da04alxq.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Don't let your summer get stuck in the rough&mdash;combine your love for the building arts with a putter, ball, and one-of-a-kind mini-golf course designed and built by some of the leading architects, landscape architects, and contractors in the Washington area.</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/50566571/kevin-roche-in-his-own-words Kevin Roche in His Own Words Archinect 2012-06-07T13:09:00-04:00 >2012-06-10T19:48:10-04:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ph/phzwes3hunsc71bp.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In 2008, while conducting research on the work of celebrated modernist Kevin Roche (b. 1922), Yale School of Architecture associate professor Eeva-Liisa Pelkonen conducted a series of interviews with the architect in his Hamden, Connecticut, home. She included selections from the interviews in Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment (Yale University Press, 2011), the monograph published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name.</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>