Archinect - News 2017-09-19T22:17:30-04:00 Why Is This Museum Shaped Like a Tub? Nam Henderson 2012-12-26T13:36:00-05:00 >2013-01-01T20:45:04-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Mels Crouwel, the lead architect for the Stedelijk, was government architect for years. His firm is normally reliable, with an industrial bent. He promoted the tub as a technological novelty, its aerodynamic exterior made of a reinforced synthetic fiber coated in white airplane paint to give the museum a shiny, enameled finish and to nod to the old Stedelijk&rsquo;s white rooms, which still fails to explain the plumbing metaphor or other moves.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Michael Kimmelman reviews the new addition to the&nbsp;Stedelijk Museum by&nbsp;Benthem Crouwel Architects.</p> Editor's Picks #285 Nam Henderson 2012-10-09T12:17:00-04:00 >2016-10-12T22:09:16-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">For the latest edition of the Working out of the Box series, Archinect featured Ioana Urma</a>.&nbsp;Ioana has completed a number of (public) art projects &ndash; murals, installations and other media and also does freelance commissions, ranging from 2D to 3D: books, illustrations, interiors, art installations, paintings, murals, architectural renovations and exhibit&nbsp;designs.</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">KIRSCH Architecture also shared their redevelopment and extension of Stelzhamerschule in Linz Austria</a>, for the latest edition of Archinect&rsquo;s <strong>ShowCase </strong>series.</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Recently&nbsp; in The Architectural Review, Beatriz Colomina wrote about Radical Pedagogies in&nbsp; Architectural Education</a>.&nbsp;In the piece she argued that the discipline can best be changed by revolutionizing the way it is taught.&nbsp;Yet, <strong>toasteroven</strong> suggested "<em>this look back to the 60s and 70s pedagogical experiments is in real danger of regression to paternalistic &lsquo;functionalism&rsquo;... I don't know where we're headed but i'd take empty and overly expensive technological formalism ov...</em></p>