Paul, Donna and Ken discuss the architecture news and topics with architecture's most influential figures.
Session 5: Barbara Bestor, The Michael Graves School & Material Witness06/11/2014 Duración: 01h43min
For this week's podcast, Paul and Amelia spoke with architect Barbara Bestor, of Bestor Architecture, about growing her firm and Los Angeles' design influence, prompted by one of her recently acquired projects, a renovation of Lautner's Silvertop house. Next up, something's rotten in the state of New Jersey: Donna and Ken join in to discuss the local-beefs surrounding the new Michael Graves School of Architecture, whose prioritization of hand-drawing is inciting criticism from the neighboring New Jersey Institute of Technology. We also consider Julia Ingalls' Material Witness series, and how cinematography and set design can drive narrative (and architectural) themes. To conclude, we briefly touch on the recently revealed renderings of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts in Chicago, designed by MAD Architects.
Session 4: A Chat with the Architect who Invented the Hoverboard29/10/2014 Duración: 01h30min
This week, Paul, Amelia, Donna and Ken speak with Greg Henderson, architect and co-founder of Arx Pax, the company that is bringing the long-fantisized hoverboard to the market. We also discuss the hoverboard's technology and its potential applications in architecture. Greg holds an M.Arch from UC Berkeley, leading to our discussion on the history behind Working Out of the Box, and what may come next for the series, now that employers have more jobs than there are architects to fill them.We also discuss the problematics of the Helsinki Guggenheim's Stage One entries, and whether Gehry's bird flipping makes him into a crotchety old man or defiant punk.
Session 3: Keep Portland Architecture Weird!23/10/2014 Duración: 01h23min
This week, Paul and Amelia talk with co-hosts Donna and Ken about the fickle pomo debate that is Michael Graves' Portland Building. We're joined by special guest Brian Libby, a freelance architecture journalist based in Portland, who's spent his fair share of time writing, reporting on, and inside the Portland Building. We also hash out the Guardian's boondoggle on Obama's Presidential Library, and introduce our upcoming coverage on the ACADIA Conference, taking place October 23-25 in Los Angeles, including a conversation with co-chair Alvin Huang.
Session 2: The Long Road16/10/2014 Duración: 01h44min
Co-hosts Donna Sink and Ken Koense join us for our second episode, to discuss licensing and IDP issues at NCARB, the value of mentorship in the profession, and the latest news on the Moriyama RAIC International Prize. "Archinect Sessions" is a weekly podcast discussing recent news items and happenings on the website. Hosted by Archinect's founder and publisher, Paul Petrunia, alongside Editorial Manager Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, the podcast pulls on the expertise of special weekly co-hosts, whether other Archinectors or players within the architecture community at large.
Session 1: Where are the Women?09/10/2014 Duración: 01h13min
A podcast is born! "Archinect Sessions" is a weekly podcast discussing recent news items and happenings on the site. Hosted by Archinect's founder and publisher, Paul Petrunia, along with Editorial Manager Amelia Taylor-Hochberg, the podcast also pulls on the expertise of special weekly co-hosts, whether other Archinectors or players within the architecture community at large. Our first episode focuses on the issue of gender in the architecture world, prompted by the recent news post from ACSA, "Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in architecture". We're joined by co-hosts Donna Sink and Ken Koense, and special guest Lian Chikako Chang! Our aim is to expand perspectives on important news topics and highlight the site's major going-ons. You'll hear from a diversity of voices, and can share your own thoughts about the topics we're covering by dropping us a line. Show Notes from Ep. 1 of "Archinect Sessions":Archinect news items covered: Where are the women? Measuring progress on gender in archi