Archinect - News 2017-10-21T13:57:01-04:00 Get Lectured: University of Texas at Austin, Spring '17 Justine Testado 2017-01-25T13:55:00-05:00 >2017-02-05T21:30:34-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>Archinect's Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter &amp; Spring 2017</strong></a></p><p>Archinect's&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Get Lectured</em></a>&nbsp;is back in session for Winter and Spring 2017.&nbsp;<em>Get Lectured</em>&nbsp;is an ongoing series where we feature a school's lecture series&mdash;and their snazzy posters&mdash;for the current term. Check back frequently to keep track of any upcoming lectures you don't want to miss. Mark those calendars!</p><p><strong><em>Want to share your school's lecture series? Send us your school's lecture series poster and details to&nbsp;</em><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em></em></a><em>.</em></strong></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture</a> has a fresh lineup of internationally recognized speakers for Spring '17, including Nader Tehrani, Amale Andraos,&nbsp;M&oacute;nica Rivera,<strong>&nbsp;</strong>Kunl&eacute; Adeyemi,&nbsp;and&nbsp;Mason White. Exhibitions will showcase&nbsp;innovative research on the rapid rise of urbanism in China from UT Austin Associate Professor Ming Zhang as well as&nbsp;a 50-year retrospective by Black + Vernooy Principal and UT Austin Professor&nbsp;Sinclair Black.</p><p><strong>LECTURES &nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;<br>Lectures begin at 5:00pm unless other...</p> Can 1970s sustainability practices enhance Canada's 2017 architecture? Julia Ingalls 2017-01-03T15:45:00-05:00 >2017-01-05T23:28:28-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Did architects have sustainability figured out in the 1970s, and can the lessons they learned help contemporary architects design for the challenges of climate change? In an attempt to answer this question, Canada is taking a closer look at its previously built sustainable architecture during the energy crisis in the 1970s in the form of two museum exhibitions. The <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Globe and Mail</a> explains that:&nbsp;</p><p><em>The 1970s has much to teach us as we face the reality of climate change and the changes that it will bring about. That insight drives two thoughtful museum shows up this winter, the PEI exhibition [curated by Dalhousie University professor Steven Mannell] and "It's All Happening So Fast"&nbsp;at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in&nbsp;Montreal.&nbsp;</em></p><p>For the latest on climate-change oriented architecture:</p><ul><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">How these U.S. cities will continue to fight climate change during Trump's presidency</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Come rain or shine: reviving collective urban form with the GSD's Office for Urbanization</a></li><li><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architects call for action o...</a></li></ul> Show and Tell: MoMA's chief curator of architecture and design, Martino Stierli, on One-to-One #38 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-09-19T17:04:00-04:00 >2016-09-22T22:56:55-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Martino Stierli took over as MoMA's chief curator of architecture and design in 2015, when the museum was already undergoing major changes. Diller Scofidio + Renfro's redesign was underway, and the architecture and design galleries faced something of an uncertain future in the expanded museum layout. On the podcast, Stierli dispels the rumors that the galleries would be closed permanently, and discusses MoMA's strategies for exhibiting architecture, as well as his plans to diversify the museum's collection.</p><p>Listen to&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">One-to-One</a>&nbsp;#38 with&nbsp;<strong>Martino Stierli</strong>:</p><ul><li><strong>iTunes</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here to listen&nbsp;and subscribe to the new&nbsp;"Archinect Sessions One-to-One" podcast</a></li><li><strong>SoundCloud</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">click here to follow Archinect</a></li><li><strong>RSS</strong>: subscribe with any of your favorite podcasting apps via our RSS feed:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a></li><li><strong>Download</strong>:&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this episode</a></li></ul><p></p> The recipients of the 2016 Graham Foundations grants announced Nicholas Korody 2016-08-10T13:18:00-04:00 >2016-08-10T16:51:20-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The Graham Foundation has announced the winners of their annual grants to organizations. In total, the grants amount to $419,000 and will support 31 projects, ranging from exhibitions to site-specific commissions and publications. The winning projects were selected out of a pool of 230 submissions.</p><p>"Operating on a variety of scales, these grants give voice to innovative programs and scholarship, and create new platforms for engagement with architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society," the Graham Foundation states in the press release.</p><p>Here are the grantees and their projects:</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Anyone Corporation</strong><br>The Architectural Imagination: US Pavilion, 15th International Architecture Exhibition<br><em>Exhibition</em></p><p><strong>the Bronx Museum of the Arts</strong><br>Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect<br><em>Exhibition</em></p><p><strong>California State University Long Beach&mdash;University Museum</strong><br>Robert Irwin: Site Determined<br><em>Exhibition</em></p><p><strong>Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis</strong><br>Urban Planning: Contemporary Art and the City, 1966-2017<br><em>Exhibition</em></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Istanbul Foundation for ...</strong></p> Reinhold Martin hosts contentious 'House Housing' panel, provoking discussion on inequality, real estate and architecture Ayesha Ghosh 2016-07-14T17:16:00-04:00 >2016-07-17T23:16:55-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>"<a href=";expid=318" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">House Housing; An Untimely History of Architecture and Real Estate</a>", a globally touring exhibit, has finally arrived in its place of conception, New York City. After <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">first appearing</a>&nbsp;at the 2014 Venice Biennale, &ldquo;House Housing&rdquo; has popped up in Chicago, Berlin and Los Angeles. The exhibit opened this past Tuesday, July 12 at the AIA New York Center for Architecture.</p><p>Researched and organized by Columbia University&rsquo;s <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture</a>, the opening was accompanied by a panel discussion moderated by Reinhold Martin, Director of the Buell Center. Martin was joined by Patrice Derrington, Director of the Real Estate Development Program at Columbia, GSAPP and Lissa So, Founding Partner at Marvel Architects.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The exhibit is quite timely, given the frequency with which New York&rsquo;s housing stock is embroiled in tension between real estate, architecture, private capital and the demand for more affordable housing. If anything, the exhibit and panel disc...</p> Overwhelmed by Venice Biennale events? Try these suggestions for starters Justine Testado 2016-05-27T15:47:00-04:00 >2016-06-10T05:16:09-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Without a doubt, there will be plenty to see in and around the Venice Biennale. Planning on attending and not so sure where to start? For the next few months, Bustler will share our recommendations of national exhibition pavilions and related events that you shouldn't miss. Have a look at our first list that you can use as a starting point for your visit(s). Happy Biennale-ing!</p></em><br /><br /><p>Don't miss out on an exhibition featuring Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, a nearby Zaha Hadid retrospective, and the national pavilions from Great Britain, the Republic of Korea, The Philippines, and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">more</a>.</p><p>You can also keep track of Archinect's ongoing Venice Biennale coverage in&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Features</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">News</a>.</p> Joseph Weishaar and the 2016 SEED Awardees are among this week's winners Justine Testado 2016-02-01T18:01:00-05:00 >2016-02-29T13:57:19-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>&nbsp;from the previous week that are worth checking out.</p><p>Here's recap #93 for Jan. 25-29, 2016:</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>&ldquo;Unpacking the Cube&rdquo; portrays the conceptual roots of Steven Holl, Leong Leong, and Levenbetts</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>CHAMBER gallery in New York asked Steven Holl Architects, Leong Leong, and Levenbetts &mdash; who are each at different points in their professional careers &mdash; to dig deep into the conceptual roots of their practices and manifest those concepts into physical objects, which are currently on exhibition.</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><strong>25-year-old architect and veteran sculptor win WWI Memorial competition in D.C.&nbsp;</strong></a></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>The WWICC launched a two-stage design competition to search for the most suitable design for the memorial, which would commemorate the more than 116,000 American men and women who died during the Great War. 25-year-old architect&nbsp;Joseph Weishaar in collaboration with veteran sculpt...</p> The New York Times reviews MoMA exhibit, Latin America in Construction: Architecture 1955-1980 Joachim Perez 2015-05-01T11:12:00-04:00 >2015-05-04T14:52:27-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The exhibition recalls an earlier era when architects there believed that social challenges should be tackled by design, that humane societies deserved beautiful new forms, and progressive development put faith in art, nature and the resilience of ordinary people.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Michael Kimmelman of The New York Times wrote a review on the recent MoMA exhibit,<em>&nbsp;&lsquo;Latin America in Construction: Architecture&nbsp;1955-1980&rsquo;</em>. The exhibit highlights the work of Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi,&nbsp;Eladio Dieste, Rogelio Salmona and others who helped define Latin American modern architecture. &nbsp;On display are photographs, videos, drawings, blueprints and models. &nbsp;Some models shown in Kimmelman's article feature the work of University of Miami students who collaborated with MoMA on this exhibit.</p> NY exhibitions reflect on Latin American midcentury architecture + design Justine Testado 2015-03-30T16:01:00-04:00 >2015-04-05T09:17:10-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Until the advent of cable television and then the Internet, Latin Americans, creators and consumers alike, were often more aware of trends in Europe and the United States than in nations neighboring theirs: Whatever similarities in style that emerged regionally were largely the result of discrete, parallel responses to the challenges of urbanization, poverty and the need to somehow integrate modernity and tradition.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Midcentury architecture and design from the Latin America region seems to be a trend in recent exhibitions in MoMA, MAD, and Americas Society in New York. New York Times writer Larry Rohter compares and contrasts the exhibitions, which shed light on the all-too-familiar tension of integrating globalized innovation with local traditions and techniques that was present throughout Latin American architecture and design.</p> Experimental architecture history exhibits spaces with smell Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2013-10-11T15:42:00-04:00 >2013-10-14T18:14:17-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>In conjunction with the symposium, "Test Sites: Experiments in the History of Space", the California College of the Arts (CCA) Architecture Division will stage the first exhibition devoted exclusively to the recent works of artisans and historians who harness scents, essences and fragrances in the reconstruction and preservation of historical spaces &mdash; An Olfactory Archive.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Probably the most under-appreciated sense in the experiential toolbox (unless you count <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">proprioception</a>), smell is often maligned by aesthetic criticism as too ephemeral, too fleeting, to substantiate anything meaningful. But what if it opened the nostrils and minds of the sniffers to imagine architectural space in a new way, or represent a place's atmosphere as it once was? <em>An Olfactory Archive: 1100 - 1969</em>, presented by the Architecture Division at California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco, explores the atmosphere of historical spaces through smell, in an exhibition that displays reconstructed scents authored by perfumers, architects and artists (and others) who have all worked with smell in the recent past.</p> <p> <img alt="" src="" title=""></p> <p> The work is part of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><em>Test SItes: Experiments in the History of Space</em></a>.&nbsp;A selection of the featured scents is as follows:</p> <ul><li> curator&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aaron Betsky</a> + Herzog and deMeuron: "Rotterdam - Olfactory Object" (2004)</li> <li> perfumer <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Christophe Laudemiel</a>: the Straight of Bosp...</li></ul>