Archivo de la etiqueta: the New York Times

The Architecture Meltdown: End of An Era, or Start of a New One?

I first visited Los Angeles in 1987 and the joint was then jumping for architects, as it was in many cities caught up in the building boom of that time. Then I moved from London to LA in 1991 and found all my new architect friends out of work, in the e… Sigue leyendo

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SVA MFA Design Criticism Spring 2012 Lecture Series

© Yann Arthus-Bertrand/Altitude for The New York Times The School of Visual Arts in New York is hosting their Spring 2012 lecture series which began on February 7 and continues until June 18. Their next lecture, Lunchtime Q&A with Michael … Sigue leyendo

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Video: Xian Expo / Plasma Studio, por Cristóbal Palma

Pinche aquí para ver el vídeo El fotógrafo de arquitectura Cristóbal Palma ha compartido con nosotros este video de la Xi’an Expo en China, feria dedicada a la horticultura diseñada por las oficinas Plasma Studio + GroundLab, tras adjudicarse el projecto en un … Sigue leyendo

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VIDEO: Xian Expo / Plasma Studio, by Cristobal Palma

Click here to view the embedded video. Architectural photographer Cristobal Palma shared with us this timelapse video of the Xi’an Expo, a project by Plasma Studio + GroundLab that we saw during several stages, from the award winning entry in 2009, to conceptual design … Sigue leyendo

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Video: Water Cathedral, GUN Architects

Click here to view the embedded video. With only a few days away from the announcement of the this year MoMA PS1 YaP winner, architectural photographer Cristobal Palma has shared with us a timelapse video of the 2011 YaP installation … Sigue leyendo

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Editor’s Picks #247

Guy wrote “why, when the evidence is out there, were a number of architects so defensive about the “Don’t Major in Architecture” article? Why are they whining? My conclusion, so far, is that this touched a nerve precisely becaus… Sigue leyendo

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CONTOURS: The Divisions that Bind Us

As if the narratives and infographics of Occupy weren’t loud enough by now, Catherine Rampell, an economics reporter for The New York Times, decided to bang the drum a little louder by writing “Want a Job? Go to College, and Don’t M… Sigue leyendo

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Reality Check

An illustration of the Ptolemaic geocentric system by Portuguese cosmographer and cartographer Bartolomeu Velho, 1568 Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In 2007 I presented a conceptual (unbuilt) design for the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic. During that presentation I argued for a … Sigue leyendo

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