Good luck to all of you who have final critiques and juries and presentations and projects! Also, good luck to everyone who has final exams!
I’m sure you’ll all be wonderful! :D
When Venturi got the Pritzker phone call, though, his surprised reaction was to ask: What about Denise? “Denise” is Denise Scott Brown, who had been Venturi’s intellectual collaborator since the early nineteen-sixties, and a partner in the firm since 1969, deeply involved in everything it had done. Scott Brown was the one who’d been drawn to Las Vegas, who set in motion the project that culminated in “Learning from Las Vegas,” who created the studio class, which led to the book that influenced a generation of architecture students. (“Learning” was co-authored by Scott Brown, Venturi, and Steven Izenour.) More importantly, the ideas at the heart of Venturi, Scott Brown—the notions that bucked modernism and reconnected American architecture with older traditions—were developed by the two as a team, or, as Scott Brown has put it, as “a joint creativity.” But Scott Brown was a woman and, worse still, married to Venturi. (When it came to the perception of outsiders, “architect’s wife” trumped “architect.”) Venturi asked that Scott Brown be included in the award and was told that would not be possible.
To the people in Boston and surrounding areas, and to the people in West, Texas: Stay safe! We’re all thinking of you!
guys, please–if you live on or near the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), stay inside, lock your doors, be safe. confirmed reports of an active shooter on campus.
Hi! I just wanted to share the good news… I’ll be starting my Master’s of Architecture at Northeastern University in the fall!
If any of you live around Boston or go to school there, I’d love to hear about your experiences!!!
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Edificio de Viviendas, located in Buenos Aires, Argentina; designed by Dieguez Fridman
Urban Residential Building, located in Zurich, Switzerland; designed by huggenbergerfries
Charlotte Garden, located in Copenhagen, Denmark; designed by SLA
I made some changes to the theme because of problems some followers (and I) were having with the layout. You should be able to reblog photosets from the homepage now, follow archi-tecture properly, and see the notes properly too. You may see a few more tweaks too.
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On February 20, 1943, Paricutin, a lovely cinder cone volcano erupted in a corn field. This church is all that remains of a Mexican town called San Juan Parangaricutiro, located in the Mexican state Michoacan. This town and the neighboring one, also called Paricutin, were covered in lava and ash. No deaths were attributed to lava or asphyxiation and all residents were safely evacuated. The final picture is of it erupting in 1943, it continued to erupt for 8 years.
Check it out on Google Earth or Maps with these coordinates 19°31’59.58”N 102°14’49.88”W