Archinect - News 2017-10-17T16:49:04-04:00 Married Couples Take on Roomies to Adapt to Sky-High NY Rents Nicholas Korody 2015-04-10T14:43:00-04:00 >2015-04-11T17:42:58-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Living with roommates is practically a rite of passage in New York City. It often begins with far too many people sharing too little space and ends with a move into an apartment of one&rsquo;s own, or with that special someone. But with rents reaching new highs, single 20-somethings are not the only ones looking for someone with whom to share the rent. Couples are living with roommates even after they&rsquo;ve tied the knot.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Meet the Dynamic Duo Behind Architecture Firm Fuksas Archinect 2014-05-01T15:16:00-04:00 >2014-05-06T22:14:35-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>A key element of his success is that for much of his career, he hasn't been doing the work alone: In a field that often relegates women to the background, the Fuksas firm is a shared enterprise, run in tandem with Doriana Fuksas, his wife since 1981. "Maybe we're complementary," says Doriana (n&eacute;e Mandrelli). "We love the same things, the same feelings and moods&mdash;just in a different way. I'm much more pop; he's more classic."</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Editor's Picks #361 Nam Henderson 2014-04-01T17:34:00-04:00 >2014-04-03T10:01:56-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The latest <strong>ShowCase: </strong>was a private <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">residence in Weinheim by Wannenmacher-M&ouml;ller Architekten</a>.&nbsp;<strong>megan_eleven</strong> commented "<em>I like the interior. The outside looking, I think, is not like a home, not warm enough~ I still prefer a house giving people warm and love.......This one, it looks a little cold~Just my opinion....</em>"</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Plus, the eleventh edition of <strong>Screen/Print:</strong> featured <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">an article by Juhani Pallasmaa published in 2013 in OASE #91: "Building Atmosphere</a>". The essay examines the "<em>haptic and &lsquo;dense&rsquo; spaces</em>"&nbsp;found in Frank Lloyd Wright&rsquo;s buildings and the "<em>the importance of atmospheres in architecture</em>".</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>News</strong><br><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Justine Testado</a>&nbsp;reported the news that <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Shigeru Ban</a> was &nbsp;announced as the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2014 Laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize</a>.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>For his part <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Peyton Westlake</a>&nbsp;felt it was a "<em>Savvy choice by the Pritzker; award an architect who does projects for all social types (disaster and ny condos alike) in beautifully constructed and detailed ways...Still, it feels about five years late</em>".</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Patrik Schumacher</a> off...</p> What better sparring partner than a spouse? Nam Henderson 2013-06-20T17:04:00-04:00 >2013-06-24T21:48:34-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Back in the real world, the married-&shy;partner model has proved powerful, not because it fosters a homey atmosphere of concord and compromise but because it allows two loyal but opinionated people, with compatible levels of obsessiveness and drive, to feed off each other&rsquo;s energies</p></em><br /><br /><p> In the latest issue, Justin Davidson uses the recent discussion regarding&nbsp;Denise Scott Brown's&nbsp;Pritzker Prize or lack thereof, to examine&nbsp;the myth of the solitary auteur and the growing reality of the married-&shy;partner model.</p> 'A Raw Space' explores the architecture of marriage Archinect 2012-02-07T13:44:00-05:00 >2012-02-07T14:46:08-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>Baker is an architect who has just purchased one of [Richard] Meier&rsquo;s raw space apartments with his wife and is supposed to be using his design skills to turn it into a home. But he is suffering through an artistic slump, a malaise his wife hopes to remedy by forcing him into a competition with a younger, up-and-coming architect, whose wife was once her best friend. Through constantly shifting perspectives, the private design competition provides a funny, insightful look at love and ambition...</p></em><br /><br /><p> <em>A Raw Space</em> is a play by Jon Marans, currently running at the Bristol Riverside theater in Philadelphia. The play is set inside of one of <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Richard Meier's Perry Street luxury apartments</a>, while the tenants, two high powered architecture couples, tangle during a design competition.</p>