Archinect - RIGHT NOW 2023-01-30T09:47:29-05:00 RIGHT NOW Symposium: The Un-conference Conference sciarcnews 2015-09-22T19:05:57-04:00 >2015-09-27T21:58:54-04:00 <p>SCI-Arc RIGHT NOW symposium emcees Todd Gannon and Tom Wiscombe offer a preview of the 2-day design extravaganza coming up this weekend, Sept 25-26 at SCI-Arc. Join us for an amazing series of conversations featuring 35+ speakers. Full schedule at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>.</p> Elusive Glimpses at the Edge of Perception sciarcnews 2015-09-21T18:10:26-04:00 >2015-09-21T18:12:13-04:00 <p>RIGHT NOW symposium emcee Tom Wiscombe, chair of the SCI-Arc B.Arch program, discusses the symposium hosted at SCI-Arc on Sept 25-26, 2015.&nbsp;</p> RIGHT NOW Symposium: The Conversation as Catalyst sciarcnews 2015-09-17T18:40:55-04:00 >2015-09-25T00:42:14-04:00 <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" ""> <html><head><meta></head></html> Introducing RIGHT NOW Emcees sciarcnews 2015-08-28T20:02:21-04:00 >2015-09-24T15:54:46-04:00 <p><img alt="" src="">SCI-Arc faculty <strong>Todd Gannon</strong> and <strong>Tom Wiscombe </strong>will serve as RIGHT NOW symposium emcees, setting the stage for unscripted conversations focusing on examining specific topics in contemporary architecture.</p><p><img alt="" src=""></p><p><strong>Todd Gannon</strong> is an architect, writer, and curator based in Los Angeles. A graduate of The Ohio State University (BS Arch, M. Arch) and UCLA (Ph.D.), he taught at Ohio State, Otis College of Art and Design, and UCLA before joining the faculty at SCI-Arc in 2008, where he teaches history, theory, and design studio; coordinates the Cultural Studies curriculum, and serves as editor of academic publications. Gannon&rsquo;s research focuses on the history and theory of late 20th-century and contemporary architecture. His published books include <em>The Light Construction Reader </em>(2002), <em>Pendulum Plane/Oyler Wu Collaborative</em> (2009), <em>Et in Suburbia Ego: Jos&eacute; Oubrerie&rsquo;s Miller House </em>(2013), and monographs on the work of Morphosis, Bernard Tschumi, UN Studio, Steven Holl, Mack Scogin/Merrill Elam, Zaha Hadi...</p> RIGHT NOW Symposium Schedule sciarcnews 2015-07-22T19:18:20-04:00 >2015-07-22T19:34:41-04:00 <p><strong><img alt="" src=""></strong></p><p><strong><em>Friday, September 25, 2015</em></strong></p><p><strong>6:00pm &ndash; 6:30pm</strong></p><p>Welcome by Hernan Diaz Alonso</p><p>Opening Remarks by Todd Gannon</p><p><strong>6:00pm &ndash; 7:30pm</strong></p><p>Session One: <em>Estrangement and Alluring Objects</em></p><p>Provocation: David Ruy</p><p>Panelists: Mark Gage, Elena Manferdini, Jason Payne, Marcelo Spina and Tom Wiscombe</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em><strong>Saturday, September 26, 2015</strong></em></p><p><strong>10:00am &ndash; 10:30am</strong></p><p>Welcome by Tom Wiscombe</p><p><strong>10:30am &ndash; 11:30am</strong></p><p>Session Two: <em>International Practice, Publicity, and Iconicity</em></p><p>Provocation: John Enright</p><p>Panelists: Thomas Daniell, Neil Denari, Eva Franch i Gilabert, Jennifer Leung and Peter Testa</p><p><em>Coffee</em> <em>Break</em></p><p><strong>11:30am &ndash; 12:30pm</strong></p><p>Session Three: <em>Aberrations, Synthetics and Weird Nature</em></p><p>Provocation: Marcelyn Gow</p><p>Panelists: Theo Spyropoulos, Ferda Kolatan, Lucy McRae, Rhett Russo and Casey Rehm</p><p><em>Lunch Break</em></p><p><strong>2:00pm &ndash; 3:00pm</strong></p><p>Session Four:&nbsp; <em>Character, Posture, and Legibility</em></p><p>Provocation: Dora Epstein Jones</p><p>Panelists: Florencia Pita, Jimenez Lai, Peter Trummer, Andrew Zago and Anna Neimark</p><p><em>Coffee Break</em></p><p><strong>3:30pm &ndash; 4:30pm</strong></p><p>Session Five: <em>Lyricism, Lies, and Other Forms of Fiction</em></p><p>Pro...</p> RIGHT NOW Symposium @ SCI-Arc, September 25-26, 2015 sciarcnews 2015-07-02T19:23:59-04:00 >2015-09-14T01:49:58-04:00 <p>Not so long ago, restless, still-young architects&mdash;many of them with roots in process-driven procedures&mdash;began to direct attention toward things like mood, atmosphere, and sensation. Soon, whiskers erupted, dimples puckered, and cracks opened across smooth,&nbsp;<em>fin-de-si&egrave;cle&nbsp;</em>surfaces. The cathode-ray glow that signaled advanced work began to dim, and high-gloss sheen faded into the shadows. For some, hardline abstraction gave way to hazy allusion, for others, to overt legibility. As another faction distilled unlikely cocktails from aberrant materials, yet another began to conjure insistent objects resistant to conventional modes of perception. Now, with the new century well into its teens, the most interesting practices have all but abandoned the superficial for the speculative, the indexical for the ambiguous, and the overtly spectacular for allusive glimpses at the edge of perception.</p><p>SCI-Arc is pleased to announce RIGHT NOW, a 2-day public forum taking place September 25-26, 2015 on the...</p>