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Posts tagged as 'newsletter'

Thu 23.6.

Architonic Newsletter 06.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.06.2016 - Tagged as:

Gould Evans Architects have applied a striking orange skin to an existing 1970s brutalist library building in downtown Lawrence, Kansas, turning it into a civic meeting point

Gould Evans Architects have applied a striking orange skin to an existing 1970s brutalist library building in downtown Lawrence, Kansas, turning it into a civic meeting point

Call us superficial, but we’re looking at facades in this, our latest issue of the Architonic Newsletter. In particular, projects where existing structures have been impressively wrapped in striking new skins or where old facades have been innovatively reworked – creating exciting new functional, aesthetic or energy-saving value and relevance.

 

Let’s go under cover.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda July 2016
Skinning Up: Old Buildings, New Facades
Material Tendencies N° 20: Marcel Wanders
Further articles from the Architonic Magazine
Inspiring Search Results N° 54: Facade Systems
Inspiring Spaces N° 45: Office buildings
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for June 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Wed 25.5.

Architonic Newsletter 05.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.05.2016 - Tagged as:

Elephant House, Zurich Zoo, Markus Schietsch Architects GmbH & Lorenz Eugster, Zurich 2014

Elephant House, Zurich Zoo, Markus Schietsch Architects GmbH & Lorenz Eugster, Zurich 2014

A raft of new public-zoo projects internationally push utility and fitness for purpose to their limits, having to cater for both their animal residents and their human visitors. The days when the animal was purely an object on display are over, as small compounds have given way to new interior realms and exterior landscapes, both of which have done much to improve the quality of life of their inhabitants.

 

Perennially popular and increasingly designed with preservation and ethics in mind, these creatively progressive eco-cultural destinations are anything but white elephants.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda June 2016
Architonic Disco Copenhagen
Going Ape: new zoo architecture
Material Tendencies N°19: Odosdesign
Further articles from the Architonic Magazine
Inspiring Search Results N°53: Flowerpots/Planters
Inspiring Spaces N°45: Kindergartens/Day Nurseries
Architecture and design projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for May 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 26.4.

Architonic Newsletter 04.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 26.04.2016 - Tagged as:

The Spaceship Home by NOEM, Madrid 2012

The Spaceship Home by NOEM, Madrid 2012

Concept is becoming reality as advances in smart-home technology mean an ever greater application to real-world architectural projects. With safety, sustainability and comfort among its watchwords and key benefits, the door is open to joined-up digital networks that help define space and how it’s used. Come on in.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Architonic Photo Tour: Salone del Mobile Milano 2016
Event Agenda May 2016
Smart Homes: futuristic dreams and invisible technology
Material Tendencies N°17: Jasper Morrison
Further articles from the Architonic Magazine
Inspiring Search Results N°52: KNX-Systems
Inspiring Spaces N°44: Detached Houses
Architecture and design projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for April 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 5.4.

Newsletter Architonic Special Milano 2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 05.04.2016 - Tagged as:

Architonic Special Milano 2016

Architonic Special Milano 2016

Love it or hate it, you can’t ignore it. If it’s April, it’s Milan and the Salone del Mobile. Indisputably the world’s biggest and most-attended design fair – and that’s before you’ve factored in the various design districts and events of the Fuorisalone.

 

Impossible to cover in its entirety, groaning infrastructurally under the weight of the hundreds of thousands of international visitors who pour into the city, it offers business and creative reward to A&D professionals who are prepared to keep two different, and on the fact of it contradictory, strategies in place.

 

Number one: Plan. And then plan some more. Get yourself a copy of our indispensable Architonic Guide Salone del Mobile Milano 2016 (download it here!), and work out in advance of your trip how to navigate your way through Milan Design Week, efficiently and effectively. Don’t forget to stop off at the Brera Design District, the SuperDesign Show and Ventura Lambrate. Architects in particular will want to make for the inaugural space&interiors exhibition from MADEexpo, which will showcase the best in architectural materials. And for pure inspiration, catch Sou Fujimoto’s light-as-architecture installation for COS, ‘Only Light’.

 

Number two: Go with the flow. Embrace the chance encounter and the spontaneous invitation. Go off-piste and you might just meet someone who shifts your creative paradigm or changes your business thinking.

 

And here’s some breaking news: as part of our Architonic Trend Analysis series, we’ve just published our Top 200 Designers list, an unmissable ranking of the great and the good, based exclusively on our insider information – the results generated by our users’ active text searches on architonic.com.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda April 2016
Architonic Guide: Milano 2016
Trend Analysis: Top 200 Designers on Architonic
Material Tendencies N°16: Michele de Lucchi
SuperDesign Show 2016
Brera Design District
Ventura Lambrate
MADEexpo: Architecture connects with the Salone del Mobile.Milano

 

Architonic’s Special Milano 2016 newsletter can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Mon 28.3.

Architonic Newsletter 03.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.03.2016 - Tagged as:

The Transportation Architecture Issue

The Transportation Architecture Issue

If it’s not the destination that counts but the getting there, then transportation architecture and infrastructure represent the high altar of creative and planning endeavour. Transport projects have to function both on a utilitarian level as spaces that process (as it were) their users efficiently and safely, and on a rhetorical one – they seek to communicate the pride and aspiration of their geographical context. Think the first impressions you get when stepping off a train in a foreign city.

 

View all of this against the backdrop of the seemingly unstoppable phenomenon of urbanisation globally and you’ll see why architects are increasingly viewing these kinds of projects as the last word in prestige. So, in this edition of our new-look Architonic Newsletter, we survey a number of noteworthy and recently completed rail and metro projects internationally. Tickets, please.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda April 2016
Architonic Photo Tours: Light + Building 2016
Station to Station: new transport architecture
Material Tendencies N° 15: Doshi Levien
Further Articles from the Architonic Magazine
Inspiring Search Results N° 51: Bus Stop Shelters
Inspiring Spaces N° 43: Hotels
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for March 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 1.3.

Newsletter Architonic Special Light and Building 2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 01.03.2016 - Tagged as:

Light and Building

Light and Building

This March sees the international trade fair for lighting, design and networked building-services technology – with its clear professional orientation – welcome a global audience of over 200,000 to its eighth edition in Frankfurt.

 

Architects and technical planners in particular will find what Light + Building has to offer, with its developments in lighting design and technology, of immense value – a genuinely unmissable insight into a highly innovative and complex field, and one which is changing rapidly. In addition, visitors will be treated to the latest in smart homes, smart powered buildings and security technology.

 

But think smart and start your research before you arrive in Bankfurt (as the locals sometimes like to call it). Make your fair visit as productive as possible by downloading our trusty Architonic Guide Light + Building 2016 now.

 

Architonic’s newsletter for Light and Building 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Tue 23.2.

Architonic Newsletter 02.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 23.02.2016 - Tagged as:

Luchtsingel bridge by studio ZUS

Luchtsingel bridge by studio ZUS

There’s something satisfyingly über-utilitarian about a bridge. It gets you from one point to another. But several recently completed bridge projects internationally demonstrate how this workaday construction type can also deliver serious regenerative effects to its surroundings, as well as function as a bold aesthetic or metaphoric statement.

 

We take a Calatrava-free look at a number of new crossings, which literally and figuratively elevate the experience of moving through the public realm. See you on the other side.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda March 2016
Architonic Photo Tours: Maison&Objet 2016 and Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair
Get over yourself: new bridge architecture
Material Tendencies N° 13: Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
Inspiring Search Results N° 50: Performance spaces
Inspiring Spaces N° 42: Bridges
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for February 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.

Wed 27.1.

Architonic Newsletter 01.2016

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.01.2016 - Tagged as:

A Beveled Building by Ayeneh Office; Photo: Ayeneh Office

A Beveled Building by Ayeneh Office; Photo: Ayeneh Office

As geopolitical isolation gives way to international rapprochement for Iran, all eyes are on how this highly educated, culturally rich, as well as commodity rich, nation is going to develop. While certain sectors have undoubtedly been affected by decades of sanctions, the Iranian architecture scene – bereft of Western starchitectural interventions – has managed to flourish.

 

Our ‘Architecture Iran’ series looks at a range of projects completed recently in the Islamic Republic from a number of angles, with its second installment focusing on how the old Persian concerns of geometry and light are enjoying a renaissance in contemporary architectural praxis.

 

Contents in brief:

 

Event Agenda February 2016
Architonic Photo Tours: Heimtextil 2016 and imm cologne 2016
Architecture Iran – geometry, light, space
Material Tendencies N° 12: Eugeni Quitllet
Further Articles from Architonic’s ‘News & Trends’
WorkOf x Architonic | Greenpoint Studio Tours
Inspiring Search Results N° 49: Break-out furniture
Inspiring Spaces N° 41: Offices / workrooms
Architecture and Design Projects on Architonic

 

Architonic’s newsletter for January 2016 can be read (and subscribed to) here.