Archinect - News 2017-08-22T09:21:17-04:00 Ned Cramer's Fantastic Fineprint on the Art of Publishing: A talk with the editor-in-chief of ARCHITECT for Archinect Sessions #28 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-05-07T20:29:00-04:00 >2015-05-19T16:52:49-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>When he was a kid, Ned Cramer, editor in chief of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Architect</em></a>, wanted to be the first architect-pope. After enrolling in architecture school and weighing his papal options, he decided to do neither, focusing instead on writing and publishing for the profession. He's now the brains behind media firm <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hanley Wood</a>'s Architect Group, serving as group editorial director for&nbsp;<em>Architect</em>,&nbsp;<em>Architectural Lighting</em>,&nbsp;<em>Residential</em> <em>Architect, EcoStructure, EcoHome, EcoBuilding Pulse&nbsp;</em>and&nbsp;<em>MetalMag</em>.</p><p>We spoke with Cramer about his career path and the state of architecture media, and the role of&nbsp;<em>Architect</em>&nbsp;as the AIA's official publication. Cramer and the whole Sessions' crew will be at the AIA National Convention next week; keep an eye (and ear) out for us if you'll be there!</p><p>Listen to episode twenty-eight of&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect Sessions</strong></a>, "Ned Cramer's Fantastic Fineprint on the Art of Publishing":</p><ul><li><strong>iTunes</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to listen</a>, and click the "Subscribe" button below the logo to automatically download new episodes.</li><li><strong>Apple ...</strong></li></ul> Op-Ed: Architect Magazine Finally Found its Voice Keith Zawistowski 2012-11-28T03:04:00-05:00 >2012-12-03T19:04:29-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="786" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> I recently received my November Issue of <em>Architect</em> and for the first time since the blogs caused us all to begin devouring images at warp speed and sent print media into a battle for survival, I actually "read" an architecture magazine. It was truly satisfying.</p> <p> From its inception, the idea behind <em>Architect</em> was clear; its title was the proof. <em>Architectural Record</em> had lost touch. It had become a glossy product placement catalog, serving its advertisers but increasingly bereft of intellectual rigor. <em>Architect</em> promised to peel back the facade of idealized pre-occupancy images and to share the stories of the people who make architecture: to deliver us process and ideas. The bar was high and so were many of our expectations. Perhaps that is why I have been so underwhelmed as <em>Architect</em> has struggled for nearly 7 years to find a voice. The magazine has taken us on a journey from in-depth interviews of firms producing irrelevant projects, to garnish cartoony graphics that distracted from...</p>