Archinect - News 2017-08-21T01:01:51-04:00 The NY Times drops 38 year-old Thursday "Home" section Archinect 2015-03-13T12:06:00-04:00 >2015-03-15T10:19:05-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="373" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>For many longtime readers of The Times, Thursday was tinged with sadness. One of their favorite weekly sections, Home, was no longer in the paper. The section was discontinued after the March 5 edition, almost exactly 38 years after its debut.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Traditional news outlets recruit architecture critics Lamster, Saffron and Sorkin Archinect 2013-04-22T16:45:00-04:00 >2013-04-24T15:10:37-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The shrinkage of daily newspapers and news and culture magazines has thinned the already slim ranks of architecture critics. While blogs and social media proliferate debate about architecture and design, many have fretted about the lack of a common dialogue around architecture and urbanism as defined by the work of leading critics. It turns out that architecture criticism is far from dead, however, as three established voices are finding new outlets with newspapers and national magazines.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Mark Lamster has been appointed architecture critic of the Dallas Morning News. Inga Saffron has begun writing a monthly column on urbanism for the website of the newly re-launched New Republic. Michael Sorkin is slated to begin writing for the left-leaning Nation magazine.</p> Washington Post Co. hires architecture firm Gensler to design new offices Archinect 2013-03-22T18:33:00-04:00 >2013-03-25T20:54:15-04:00 <img src="" width="444" height="444" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Washington Post Co. has hired the architecture firm Gensler to plan and design the company&rsquo;s future workplace as it considers selling its downtown headquarters and relocating. Based in San Francisco, Gensler is one of the largest global architecture firms and has done extensive work in Washington for law firms, universities and think tanks. Spokespersons for the Post and Gensler confirmed the partnership.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> The NYT paywall is working Archinect 2011-07-26T13:49:40-04:00 >2011-07-27T22:12:14-04:00 <em><p>... several people have confirmed that the goal was to amass 300,000 online subscribers within a year of launch. On Thursday, the company announced that after just four months, 224,000 users were paying for access to the paper&rsquo;s website. Combined with the 57,000 Kindle and Nook readers who were paying for subscriptions and the roughly 100,000 users whose digital access was sponsored by Ford&rsquo;s Lincoln division, that meant the paper had monetized close to 400,000 online users</p></em><br /><br /><p>There may be a future for newspapers after all.</p>