Archinect - News 2017-09-25T06:07:22-04:00 https://archinect.com/news/article/149981701/chicago-design-firm-casts-hammy-metaphor-over-trump-tower Chicago design firm casts hammy metaphor over Trump Tower Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-12-06T19:24:00-05:00 >2016-12-11T23:25:00-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x71tzf9e483ufiut.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x71tzf9e483ufiut.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x71tzf9e483ufiut.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/x7/x71tzf9e483ufiut.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>New World Design Ltd. has shared a hypothetical proposal that would partially obscure the view of the infamous Trump Tower Chicago sign with four giant, gold-colored balloon pigs. [...] the pigs would be tethered to buoys in the Chicago River and provide &ldquo;visual relief to the citizens of Chicago,&rdquo; many of whom are presumably tired of seeing Trump&rsquo;s name everywhere.</p></em><br /><br /><p>More acts of architectural protest:</p><ul><li><a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149978362/architects-respond-to-the-aia-s-statement-in-support-of-president-elect-donald-trump" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects Respond to the AIA&rsquo;s Statement in Support of President-Elect Donald Trump</a></li><li><a title="Taking a stand against privately-owned public spaces" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/133486545/taking-a-stand-against-privately-owned-public-spaces" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Taking a stand against privately-owned public spaces</a></li><li><a title="Hawaii protesters block construction of giant telescope on sacred mountain Mauna Kea" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/130483588/hawaii-protesters-block-construction-of-giant-telescope-on-sacred-mountain-mauna-kea" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Hawaii protesters block construction of giant telescope on sacred mountain Mauna Kea</a></li><li><a title="Cooper Union graduates stage tuition protest at Commencement ceremony" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/128257230/cooper-union-graduates-stage-tuition-protest-at-commencement-ceremony" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Cooper Union graduates stage tuition protest at Commencement ceremony</a></li></ul> https://archinect.com/news/article/62324029/pink-floyd-drummer-awarded-honorary-architecture-degree Pink Floyd Drummer Awarded Honorary Architecture Degree Archinect 2012-11-28T12:21:00-05:00 >2012-11-28T22:58:14-05:00 <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ugfhgaybrvzwg7ve.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ugfhgaybrvzwg7ve.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ugfhgaybrvzwg7ve.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/ug/ugfhgaybrvzwg7ve.png?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Fifty years later, Westminster has brought the boys back home, awarding drummer Nick Mason an Honorary Doctor of Letters for his contributions to music, officially completing his architecture degree. Mason said of the honor, &ldquo;Not only did studying architecture teach us some useful stuff, but it also gave us an opportunity to develop and put us in touch with some fantastic mentors and industry contacts that have helped us along the way.&rdquo; All in all, we&rsquo;re just bricks in the wall.</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>