Every day at 6 p.m., their desks, tables and other work surfaces, with their computers attached, are hauled up to the ceiling by steel cables
October 3, 2014
September 26, 2014
ARCKIT® is a freeform model building tool that allows architects and everyone to physically explore designs and bring their projects to life. The interconnecting components use no glue and are completely modular, making it possible to create a diverse range of scaled structures that can be used as working models to communicate ideas to clients and to showcase finished projects.
Posted by mad architect at 10:24 AM
August 25, 2014
The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building.
Could Lego Architecture Studio actually be useful for architects? | The ‘Starchitect’ Image | Rebel Architecture: The creator's view | Big Read: A feast of art, food and architecture in Rodez | Paper Palaces | Clay robotics: the future of architecture is happening now in a Chilterns farm | Guerrilla architect | 20th Century architecture: Is it the end of our 'concrete jungles'? | Edible Chocolate LEGOs by Akihiro Mizuuchi
last word: Stop Order Placed On St Lucia Towers
August 4, 2014
If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places.
George Lucas announces architects for lakefront museum | Are the ‘Star’ Architects Ruining Cities? | Medellín made urban escalators famous, but have they had any impact? | David Adjaye interview: 'I'm not always looking at the usual references' | David Adjaye designs a new boutique for Couturiere Roksanda Ilincic | Never Too Young; 15 Librarian-Recommended Architecture Books for Young Children |
last word: Build communities, not just home units
Posted by mad architect at 7:28 AM
August 2, 2014
Acclaimed photographer cristobal palma, of santiago-based estudio palma, has produced a film which documents a great number of the buildings he has captured over the past four years. the movie, entitled ‘cristobal palma: architecture film work 2010-2014′ compiles palma’s short architectural videos, offering the viewer a deeper understanding of the various works.
July 28, 2014
Architecture isn't a job persae, it is more of a lifestyle. We never really stop [doing] architecture no matter what we are doing.
via weburbanistModern in Lexington, Kentucky | The tale of one woman's radically simplified 'built-it-myself' life | Two Cool Skyscrapers By Architect Norman Foster Proposed for First and Mission (San Francisco) | Tour the Concrete Home of Reclusive Architect Peter Zumthor | So much architecture is monstrous – that’s why we like to see it demolished | The Problem With Minimalism | How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records
last word: End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum
July 14, 2014
There's a lineage of carpentry and masonry, building with high skill and great efficiency that's specific to India, and I am transferring that ideology to projects around the world.
Why the Millennial Architect Won’t Be Your CAD Monkey | How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities | Inside the Iconic World Cup Finals Stadium | Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design | Is maverick master builder Bjarke Ingels the world's smartest architect - or just the craziest? | Slovak architect turns billboards into homes for the homeless | Knud Lonberg-Holm: ‘The Invisible Architect’
last word: Villanueva 114 years
July 7, 2014
Architecture must seduce.
Alberto Perez - Gomez
(c)architect André Chiote
London's Garden bridge: 'It feels like we're trying to pull off a crime' | Six Characterisitcs of Cohousing | David Adjaye-Designed Sugar Hill Affordable Housing Development Nears Completion in Harlem | Green Roofs: An Introduction with Pretty Pictures | conceptions of space: MoMA NYC's recent acquisitions in architecture | The Rise And Fall Of London Pop-Up Architecture | World Cup Posters Celebrate Stadium Architecture
last word: Evelyn Mitchell Infant School cops top architectural award
June 30, 2014
Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
Drink in the World's Architecture in Milky Coffee Swirls | How Technology Is Changing The Architecture Profession More Than Ever Before | The Invisible Architect Of Invisible Architecture | 10 Architectural Features That Should Be Taken Out Of Rotation | 15 Reasons to date an Architecture Teacher | Beyond the World Cup stadiums, architecture in Brazil returns to glory and Brasilia's Dramatic Architecture Draws World Cup Tourists
last word: Jamaican Architecture - The People's Views and UDC acquiring, refurbishing derelict buildings downtown Kingston
June 27, 2014
June 23, 2014
We see architecture as the direct result of the way of life.
Peter and Alison Smithson
Archimusic: If Songs Were To Look Like Buildings | Constructing identities: Contributions from Iran, Morocco, and the UAE | When it comes to housing, small is the new big | Modern
last word: Taylors Win Architecture Award
June 16, 2014
It is in hard times especially, that good architecture is made.
Christopher Whyms-Stone [Cornerstone.Design Ltd]
last word: “LEEDing” The Pack: acla:works Deepens Commitment to Green Building, Design and Construction
Posted by mad architect at 7:00 AM
June 2, 2014
I think my designs are quite contemporary, but I like to use older forms. I would describe my style as modern, which learns from the vernacular; it applies local building materials while reflecting indigenous culture, offering solutions to environmental issues and accounting for modern technology.
Ann Hodges (Kingston 10 Architects)
This Abandoned Wasteland Was Once America's Largest Mall | Playful Work Environments | Finding Space for the Living at a Memorial | Renewed Hope For Black Architects | Bauhaus Beauties | Remixing Famous Architecture in Animated GIFs | Focus of architecture is people | klopf architecture remodels double gable eichler home in california | Man who compiled the 'bible' on architecture
last word: Fire razes [Historic] commercial building in Falmouth