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Archinect Weekly - July 7, 2008



Archinect Weekly - July 7, 2008


Sexta-feira, 18 de Julho de 2008

  Archinect Weekly - July 7, 2008


  Libeskind's Impotent Proposal for Milan Now Facing Possible Castration
Libeskind became very defensive when Italy's Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, described his design for an art museum and office tower as "impotent". There is now speculation that this dispute may lead to a cancellation of Libeskind's contract. The Independent...


  City X
"City X" is a history of the modern shopping mall through perspectives of people living in a real, yet unnamed, city. Using a sound rich audio mosaic of observations and ruminations, all scored to Muzak, the universal mall experience comes to life, for better or for worse. Radio Lab...


  Sky Lark
There comes a time in family life when the kids need their own rooms. One solution is to add on. Rarely, though, does your average middle-income household hire one of the world's leading architects to do the job. NYT...


  Winners Announced for 3rd Living Steel Competition
Living Steel today announced winners for its 3rd International Architecture Competition for Sustainable Housing. The program called for energy efficient, affordable, single-family, detached housing that minimizes emissions and can withstand temperature extremes. More...


  London 2012 Olympic pool in more trouble
Contractors bidding for the 2012 Olympic Pool, designed by Zaha Hadid, have expressed concern over the design and material for part of the roof structure. A lot of people seem to want this project to fail, for some reason. BBC


  Old Tbilisi; Historic or derelict?
The Georgian capital is currently going through a minor construction boom, but the conservationists fear that as the authorities attempt to create a wealthier future by bringing in much-needed investment, they are allowing developers to erase part of the past forever.


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 Guide for Employers:
The Architecture Talent Search: Hints & Suggestions from Job Seekers

What makes you, the employer, stand out among the rest in an aggressive search for the ideal employee?

 Guide for Job Seekers:
The Architecture Job Application: Hints & Suggestions from Employers

A common question that frequently arises in our discussion forum is how to best apply for an architecture job. Who best to answer these questions than the employers?

NK Architects seeking Project Architect in New York, NY
NK Architects is firm with a 35 year history of providing innovative design for educational, healthcare and institutional clients. This is a unique opportunity to join our small but growing NYC office...

Rafael Viñoly Architects PC seeking Project Manager in New York, NY
Rafael Viñoly Architects PC, a critically-acclaimed global practice, recognized worldwide for its commitment to design excellence, has an immediate opening for an experienced Project Manager to lead one of our teams working on an 8 million+ s.f. mixed-use project in the Middle East...

Flad Architects seeking Project Architect in Atlanta, GA
The Atlanta, GA office of Flad Architects is growing and busy with multiple large projects ready to staff. We are looking for an experienced Project Architect to join our expanding team...

Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects seeking Project Manager in Washington, DC
Our DC office is growing and seeks to add talented individuals to work in a team-oriented environment. We are looking for dynamic leadership at all levels - individuals that are innovative, decisive and responsive - willing to learn and teach...

Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects seeking Project Architect in Washington, DC
Our passion and interest in the city and urbanism is the design basis for our plans and buildings. Our practice office is growing and seeks to add talented individuals to work on our growing projects in the Middle East....

Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects seeking Project Designer - Large Scale Urban Design in Washington, DC
We take the information, culture, art and inspiration of a city to creatively integrate this information into physical design. We are seeking talented designers that are interested in how a great plan can produce great physical forms in buildings and spaces...

HDR seeking Managing Principal in San Francisco, CA
This is an opportunity for an architect with managerial experience who desires to build and manage a new office in San Francisco. The Managing Principal is responsible for the profitability, control, and direction of a business unit or cost center to ensure operating plan is implemented to achieve maximum results...

TAYLOR seeking Senior Project Architect in Newport Beach, CA

CORE architecture + design seeking Marketing Manager in Washington, DC - Georgetown

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP seeking Intermediate Architect in New York, NY

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP seeking Senior Architect in New York, NY

Marmol Radziner and Associates seeking Project Manager in Los Angeles, CA

Glavovic Studio Inc. seeking Senior Architect in Fort Lauderdale, FL

To view thousands active job listings, visit our job board.

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Registration deadlines approaching...

July 10
Seoul Design Competition
The Janet Becker Competition

July 11
Master in Cultural Experience Design and Management Competition
AIA Gold Medal

July 14
Design NSW: Travelling Scholarship

July 15
Toscana Design Competition
EveryVille 2008: Community beyond Place, Civic Sense beyond Architecture
Interieur 08 Design Competition

July 18
Designing the 21st Century Street

July 19
Natural Talent Design Competition

Upcoming events...

July 08
Using Technology Creatively / The Digital Sketch, New York, NY
Design DC 2008, Washington, DC

July 09
Design Tokyo 2008, Tokyo, Japan - Tokyo Big Sight
I.D. 2008 Annual Design Review Opening Reception, The New School, 66 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street, NY, NY
LaN-IN-FLIGHT digi-fab seminar/tour, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, and Boston

July 10
Richard Gluckman, FAIA: Building Frames/Framing Space (1.5 LUs), San Francisco, CA
246 and Counting: Recent Architecture and Design Acquisitions, San Francisco, CA

July 12
FamilyDay@theCenter: Bucky’s Ge-Odyssey, New York, NY
Pecha Kucha Night at Royal/T, Culver City, CA

July 13
Between Earth and Heaven: The Architecture of John Lautner, Los Angeles, CA - Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd
Prototyping the City Design Studio' - Torino World Design Capital, Torino, IT

July 14
Designs for Living: Historic Buildings - Back to the Future, New York, NY
DW’8 | Design Workshops 2008, Wintrange, Luxembourg

July 15
Outside the Box: seminar on contemporary Japanese architecture, London, UK

July 16
State of Design Festival, Melbourne, Australia

July 17
South Street Seaport - Re-envisioning the Urban Edge (ENYA) Exhibition Opening, New York, NY
CUP’s 2008 Summer Benefit, New York, NY

July 20
Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling, New York, NY - The International Council of The Museum of Modern Art Exhibition Gallery

July 21
Summer@theCenter Studio II: Public Art, Public Spaces, for middle school students, New York, NY

Competition/Event News & Results...

Capitoline 2, Rome Civic Offices Competition Winner Announced
2008 Annual Design Review - The Winners
Urban Splash Walsall Competition Shortlist Announced
Results Announced for the Mobility Centre Project in Ferizaj/Urosevac
Diamond + Schmitt Architects to Redesign Denver’s Boettcher Concert Hall
Open Tables Ecology Announced as Winner of Workspace Group Urbantine Project 2008
Casua Wins Competition for Stadium and Shopping Center in Czech Republic
Winners Announced for 3rd Living Steel Competition
Perkins+Will to Design Precedent-Setting Singapore Research Campus
kadawittfeldarchitektur’s “Laces” Design Chosen for New Adidas Headquarters Building in Germany
David Chipperfield Wins Business School Competition in Paris
Biennale Architecture Honors Frank Gehry with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement

Bustler : Architecture Competitive
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Guest Editor's Picks #55: Holding Pattern?
by namhenderson

Architecture of Dance.

Architectural Theory?

Inspiring, Maybe a few?


A Summer Show.

Too Small or Not decentralized enough?

The Roof? Not really..

Dog's Love America Too.

And a quote about Magic and Architecture
"Black magic is a forever abundant fabrication.

Many "technologies of the past" are still in use today, especially in architecture."

Browse and comment on previous Editor's Picks here.

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