Archinect - News 2017-10-16T22:08:13-04:00 Duvall Decker Architects combine greater agency and public outreach to benefit Mississippi (and the profession at large) Julia Ingalls 2017-02-21T18:12:00-05:00 >2017-02-25T22:16:49-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Since they founded Duvall Decker nearly 20 years ago, the Deckers, as they&rsquo;re known, have focused mostly on neglected corners in and around Jackson, Mississippi&rsquo;s capital. To pay the bills, the two have redefined for themselves the ambit of a small architectural practice. They have become developers and even branched into building maintenance: a soup-to-nuts strategy that has allowed them more than just financial breathing room.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Helping impoverished Mississippi communities? Check. Making money while creating a business model that empowers you with the decision-making powers of developers? Check. Being notable and effective enough to earn your own profile in <em>The New York Times</em> by Michael Kimmelman? Done, done, and done for Duvall Decker Architects, which also was named one of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2017's Emerging Voices</a> by the Architectural League of New York. What's especially enheartening about this profile is how by virtue of increasing the quality of their own professional lives, the architects have also vastly increased the well-being of their community. &nbsp;</p> The Emerging Voices winners for 2017 Justine Testado 2017-01-25T20:34:00-05:00 >2017-02-05T21:34:42-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Launched in 1982, the [Architectural League of New York's] reputable Emerging Voices program helped propel the careers of more than 250 North America-based architects, many whose names are well known today, like Steven Holl, Morphosis, Toshiko Mori, Deborah Berke, Enrique Norten, Jeanne Gang, and Tatiana Bilbao.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The invite-only portfolio competition recognizes&nbsp;distinctive architects and designers coming to the forefront of contemporary architectural design and research. The&nbsp;jury evaluates each candidate's significant bodies of realized work and how the work addresses larger issues in the built environment and landscape.</p><p>Here are the 2017 Emerging Voices. Perhaps you already recognize some of them.</p><p><strong>Brian Bell and David Yocum<br>BLDGS | Atlanta, Georgia&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Eduardo Cadaval and Clara Sol&agrave;-Morales<br>Cadaval &amp; Sol&agrave;-Morales |&nbsp;Mexico City and Barcelona&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Roy Decker and Anne Marie Duvall Decker<br>Duvall Decker Architects | Jackson, Mississippi&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Frida Escobedo<br>Frida Escobedo, Taller de Arquitectura | Mexico City&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Chris Leong and Dominic Leong<br>Leong Leong | New York City&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Thomas F. Robinson</strong><br><strong>LEVER Architecture |&nbsp;Portland, Oregon&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Jonathan Tate<br>OJT | New Orleans, Louisiana&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>David Scott and Susan Scott<br>Scott &amp; Scott Architects |&nbsp;Vancouver, Canada&nbsp;</strong>&darr;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>You can find more details <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p>... Winners of the "30 Years of Emerging Voices" giveaway Justine Testado 2015-12-07T14:27:00-05:00 >2015-12-15T23:19:54-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>In Archinect's <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">latest giveaway,</a> readers had a chance to win "30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance" from the Architectural League of New York and publisher Princeton Architectural Press. The book visually chronicles the first 30 cycles of the influential program.</p><p>The five lucky winners of the giveaway are:</p><ul><li>Aram G.</li><li>Carlos T.</li><li>Emily J.</li><li>Greg W.</li><li>Elizabeth C.</li></ul><p>Congrats! Thanks to everyone who participated.</p><p>Want to try your luck in another giveaway? You can still enter to <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">win Steven Holl's new monograph</a>!</p> Win "30 Years of Emerging Voices" from the Architectural League of New York Justine Testado 2015-12-01T12:30:00-05:00 >2015-12-01T12:55:44-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Since its establishment in 1982, the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Architectural League of New York</a>'s Emerging Voices program continues to highlight distinctive architects and designers coming to the forefront of contemporary architectural design and research. In honor of this, the ArchLeague along with publisher <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Princeton Architectural Press</a> released "30 Years of Emerging Voices: Idea, Form, Resonance". Readers get to flip through a visual chronicle of the 250 North American design firms who won in the program's first 30 cycles.</p><p>Thanks to the Princeton Architectural Press, Archinect is giving away "30 Years of Emerging Voices" to five of our readers!</p><p><strong>HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: </strong></p><ol><li>Follow Archinect on <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Twitter</a> (@archinect)</strong>&nbsp;and/or <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Instagram</a> (archinecthq)</strong></li><li><strong>On Twitter: </strong>Retweet <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this post</a> on your account. Add <strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> to your tweet.<br><strong>On Instagram: </strong>"Like" <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this photo</a>. For more chances to win, repost that photo on your Instagram account + include "30 Years of Emerging Voices" and&nbsp;<strong>#archinectgiveaway</strong> in the caption.</li></ol><p>Five wi...</p> Aranda\Lasch and CC ARQUITECTOS give first Emerging Voices lecture of 2015 Ayesha Ghosh 2015-03-12T18:59:00-04:00 >2015-03-18T14:59:37-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Last Thursday, the Architectural League of New York launched its 2015 <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emerging Voices</a> lecture series with firms <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aranda\Lasch</a> and <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">MANUEL CERVANTES CESPEDES / CC ARQUITECTOS</a>. Architects Benjamin Aranda, Chris Lasch and Manuel Cervantes Cespedes presented a survey of their work, ranging through a wide array of scales and site locations.</p><p>All three architects grounded their work in an extensive description of their process and research methodologies that influence the forms and logic of their individual projects. Both firms seem to have rooted their work in interdisciplinary explorations, adding diversity to their architectural approach.</p><p>Lasch framed the firm&rsquo;s work: &ldquo;It is about patterns, math and science, but its also about history &ndash; there seems to be an obsession about historical objects.&rdquo; The firm&rsquo;s projects each have a historical lineage, particularly a grotto they designed using only four modular boulders, inspired by the typology of the Romantic grotto. Projects like their <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">1774 chai...</a></p> The Living and Surfacedesign Inc. give first lecture in 2014's Emerging Voices series Ayesha Ghosh 2014-03-07T17:46:00-05:00 >2014-03-10T21:27:27-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Emerging Voices</a> is an annual award given by the Architectural League. It is an invited portfolio competition, identifying eight firms in North America that are influencing the current condition of architecture, landscape design and built environments. To see a full list of this year&rsquo;s award recipients, click&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>. The winners will present their work weekly in a lecture series hosted by the Architectural League of New York during the month of March. For more information about these events, click&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>The Emerging Voices lecture series kicked off last night with presentations by&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Living</a>&nbsp;(David Benjamin) and&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Surfacedesign Inc</a>&nbsp;(Geoff di Girolamo,&nbsp;James Lord, and&nbsp;Roderick Wyllie). Despite the differences in the scope of work between both offices, the pairing offered complementary insights into alternative approaches to designing built environments. David Benjamin&rsquo;s work is inspired by experimentation and synthetic biology, employing a cross-disciplinary approach to undertake responsiv...</p> Winners of Emerging Voices 2014 Justine Testado 2014-02-06T19:16:00-05:00 >2014-02-10T19:20:32-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York announced today the eight winners of Emerging Voices 2014. The prestigious invite-only, portfolio competition recognizes emerging and potentially influential firms and individuals based in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico. This year's winners were selected by the jury for their alternative forms of practice and entrepreneurial spirit, as well as their accomplishments in the design and academic communities.</p></em><br /><br /><p>The winners are:</p><p><strong>Pictured above: David Benjamin, The Living, New York</strong><br><br>Related: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">YAP winner The Living selected to re-design MoMA PS1's courtyard this summer</a></p><p><strong>Joyce Hwang, Ants of the Prairie, Buffalo</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Salvador Mac&iacute;as Corona and Magui Peredo Arenas, Estudio Mac&iacute;as Peredo, Guadalajara</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, Rael San Fratello, Oakland</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Mauricio Rocha Iturbide and Gabriela Carrillo Valadez, TALLER |MauricioRocha+GabrielaCarrillo|,&nbsp; Mexico City </strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Basar Girit, Aleksey Lukyanov-Cherny, Wes Rozen, and Bradley Samuels, SITU Studio, Brooklyn</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Geoff di Girolamo, James Lord, and Roderick Wyllie, Surfacedesign, Inc., San Francisco</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br><strong>Betsy Williamson, Shane Williamson, and Donald Chong, Williamson Chong Architects, Toronto</strong><br><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><br>Learn more about them on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Architectural League NY Selects Emerging Voices 2013 Alexander Walter 2013-02-01T18:50:00-05:00 >2013-02-04T20:50:20-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Architectural League New York has announced eight firms to be recognized with the prestigious Emerging Voices award. Through an annual portfolio competition, the League's award program showcases "individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of architecture, landscape design, and urbanism."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Joseph Choma, 2013 Emerging Voices Architect, Exhibits in Atlanta Alexander Walter 2013-01-24T17:46:00-05:00 >2013-01-29T09:16:32-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>If you're in Atlanta in the next few weeks, make sure to see Joseph Choma's solo-exhibition, Object to Atmosphere, as part of the Young Architects Forum Atlanta Emerging Voices 13 exhibition. Choma is this year's recipient of the AIA Atlanta 2013 Emerging Voices Citation for his research and experimentation in architecture.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Emerging Voices 13 will also feature a composition of the YAF Atlanta 48HRS Design Competition entries and winners.</p> arquitectura 911sc on Mexico City and other projects Orhan Ayyüce 2012-06-12T11:47:00-04:00 >2012-06-18T17:17:48-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>We are interested in connecting architecture with the social</p></em><br /><br /><p> Confronted with the complexity and political uncertainty of Mexico City, Jose Castillo and Saidee Springall of arquitectura911sc strive for a &ldquo;dual commitment to an architecture that connects the physical with the social, and architecture that is grounded and informed by the city.&rdquo; Their performing Arts Center in Guadalajara is under construction. Recently completed projects include a low-income housing development, bookstores, offices, and commercial spaces in Mexico City, as well as urban planning and infrastructure projects throughout Mexico.</p> 2012 Emerging Voices Archinect 2012-01-30T12:52:00-05:00 >2012-02-02T17:41:14-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>The Architectural League&rsquo;s annual Emerging Voices lecture series and award spotlights individuals and firms with a distinct design &lsquo;voice&rsquo; that has the potential to influence the discipline of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design. Since 1982, the juried series has featured architects and designers from throughout North America who have a significant body of realized work that not only represents the best of its kind, but also creatively addresses larger issues...</p></em><br /><br /><p> The 2012 Emerging Voices are:</p> <ul><li> <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">5468796 architecture</a></strong>, Winnipeg</li> <li> <strong>Manon Asselin and Katsuhiro Yamazaki, Atelier TAG</strong>, Montreal</li> <li> <strong>Jose Castillo and Saidee Springall, arquitectura911sc</strong>, Mexico City</li> <li> <strong>Jeffrey Inaba, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">INABA</a></strong>, Los Angeles and New York</li> <li> <strong>Christos Marcopoulos and Carol Moukheiber, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio NMinusOne</a></strong>, Toronto</li> <li> <strong>Kate Orff and Elena Brescia, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SCAPE / Landscape Architecture</a></strong>, New York</li> <li> <strong>Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu, Oyler Wu Collaborative</strong>, Los Angeles</li> <li> <strong>Jinhee Park and John Hong , SsD</strong>, New York, Boston, and Seoul</li> </ul> Tatiana Bilbao, Emerging Voice Archinect 2010-03-24T11:42:00-04:00 >2013-05-15T11:43:43-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Tatiana Bilbao formed her own practice in 2004 in Mexico City. The multidisciplinary office &ldquo;analyzes urban and social crises, as well as the rigid codes of communication and telematics. Through these strands, the office, regenerates spaces &lsquo;humanized&rsquo; to be aware and reactive to global capitalism, opening up niches for cultural and economic development.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html>