Archinect - News 2017-10-17T05:46:07-04:00 The Creative City Challenge asks Minnesota designers to create an installation as social space b3tadine[sutures] 2014-10-15T11:21:00-04:00 >2014-10-15T11:22:03-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Creative City Challenge is a competition for Minnesota-resident architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, scientists, artists, students and individuals of all backgrounds to create and install at the Minneapolis Convention Center Plaza an artwork, which is an innovative use of the space and acts as a sociable and participatory platform for scheduled and impromptu onsite programs throughout the summer.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Editor's Picks #295-Happy Holidays! Nam Henderson 2012-12-26T01:48:00-05:00 >2012-12-28T05:11:41-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Finally, Orhan Ayy&uuml;ce posted a quote of John Chase&rsquo;s Shopping for Architecture LA Forum Newsletter, from December 1989. citizen concluded "My old colleague John certainly knew how to turn a phrase. ..My opinion is that merely expanding the list of things to pick out or specify for a design --while certainly adding important variables-- still is not sufficient to get at the complexity of architecture".</p></em><br /><br /><p> <strong>News</strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><br> Donna Sink</a> spoke for architects and Wright-lovers everywhere when she commented "<strong>YAY</strong>" in response <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">to the news that the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy has facilitated the purchase of the David and Gladys Wright House in Phoenix, Arizona, through an LLC owned by an anonymous benefactor. The transaction closed on December 20 for an undisclosed price</a>.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The property will be transferred to an Arizona not-for-profit organization responsible for the restoration, maintenance and operation of the David Wright House.</p> <p> Talks with Kermit Baker the AIA&rsquo;s chief economist along with architects like Neil Denari and firms like Legat Architects, led Robbie Whelan to write <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Demand for Architects Builds Momentum-Billings for Design Jobs Rise for Fourth Straight Month, Reflecting Improving Housing Market and Institutional Demand</a>.</p> <p> <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Miami Herald reported that Zaha Hadid Architects will design a tower to be built on a site directly across from Museum Park</a>. The selection of Hadid wa...</p>