Archinect - News 2017-09-20T07:23:04-04:00 Getty Foundation's "Keeping it Modern" grants conservation efforts for twelve major works of 20th century architecture Mackenzie Goldberg 2017-07-31T17:57:00-04:00 >2017-07-31T18:09:20-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>With focus on works of the twentieth century, the Getty Foundation's Keeping it Modern program awards buildings of architectural and cultural significance funding for conservation and preservation. Grants focus on the creation of conservation management plans that guide long-term maintenance and conservation policies, the thorough investigation of building conditions, and the testing and analysis of modern materials. Through their Conservation Institute, the foundation <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently completed a major renovation project of Louis Kahn's Salk Institute</a>. Twelve more buildings have been selected this year to receive a similar treatment and have been granted $1.66 million to do so including a revered&nbsp;Dessau structure designed by Walter Gropius that <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">recently became listed as a World Heritage site</a>, a Le Corbusier designed museum in India, and Boston City Hall.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Cathedral Church of St. Michael for Coventry Cathedr</strong><strong>al.</strong>&nbsp;<br>Sir Basil Spence. 1962. Coventry, England</p> <figure><figure><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=""></a><figcaption>Coventry Cathedral interior. Photo: Da...</figcaption></figure></figure> What Is Becoming of Deleuze? Orhan Ayyüce 2015-12-14T00:05:00-05:00 >2015-12-27T23:27:12-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>If you are trapped in the dream of the other, you are fucked.</p></em><br /><br /><p>ON 4 NOVEMBER 1995, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Gilles Deleuze</a> committed suicide by jumping from his Parisian apartment window. He left behind a philosophical legacy that went on to influence numerous academic disciplines: continental philosophy, cinema studies, literary theory, cultural criticism, social and political theory, LGBTQ studies, art and architecture theory, as well as the growing field of animal studies and environmental theory. In part this is because Deleuze himself enjoyed such a broad and eclectic range of influences. He innovatively combined the thinking of Bergson, Foucault, Kant, Hume, Lacan, Leibniz, Marx, Nietzsche, and Spinoza with insights on artists such as Bacon and Artaud, novelists like Kafka and Carroll, along with filmmakers such as Herzog, Hitchcock, and Eisenstein. And this is just a brief nod to some of his deepest influences. There are many more. All the intellectual excitement and flurry over Deleuze may confirm the prediction made by his good friend and fellow philosopher, M...</p> WAI Think Tank Video "Généalogie d'un collage" croixe 2012-12-02T13:07:00-05:00 >2012-12-02T21:35:41-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> <strong>WAI Architecture Think Tank</strong> has released the video narrative &ldquo;G&eacute;n&eacute;alogie d'un collage&rdquo;. The video displays the creation of the collage &lsquo;Cities of the Avant-Garde&rsquo; as well as one of the poems that were developed with the iconic image.</p> <p> Music:<br> Asap Rocky &ldquo;Peso&rdquo; (2011)<br> Jan Garbarek &amp; Agnes Buen Garnas &ldquo;Rosensfole&rdquo; (1988)<br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></p>