Point of View

May 2014

OfficeUS Rethinks How the Architectural Profession Is Run

06/24/14

OfficeUS Rethinks How the Architectural Profession Is Run

Inside the U.S. pavilion's "offices" at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Posted at 03:55 PM | Permalink | Comments

A Design Upgrade Rethinks a Material You Thought You Knew

05/30/14

A Design Upgrade Rethinks a Material You Thought You Knew

With Corian DeepColor solid surface, designers don't have to worry about scratches or stretch lines again.

Posted at 06:43 AM | Permalink | Comments

MOOCs Are Here to Stay

05/28/14

MOOCs Are Here to Stay

What lies in store for universities, business, engineering, and science schools when every ounce of knowledge is available online, for free?

Posted at 12:11 PM | Permalink | Comments

Massimo Vignelli: 1931-2014

05/27/14

Massimo Vignelli: 1931-2014

One of the last high modernist designers dies at 83.

Posted at 04:29 PM | Permalink | Comments

Glasgow School of Art Begins Its Recovery After Fire, And It Needs Your Help

05/27/14

Glasgow School of Art Begins Its Recovery After Fire, And It Needs Your Help

The school has set up a fund to help restore the historic library designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Posted at 02:43 PM | Permalink | Comments

Back in the Spotlight: Alexander Girard Makes a Splash at New York Design Week

05/19/14

Back in the Spotlight: Alexander Girard Makes a Splash at New York Design Week

A temporary exhibit celebrates the reissuing of several rare pieces by the architect-designer.

Posted at 01:47 PM | Permalink | Comments

The Concrete Cacophony: How New Media May Save Modern Architecture

05/15/14

The Concrete Cacophony: How New Media May Save Modern Architecture

'Icon or Eyesore' returns to ponder the existing legacy of concrete modern buildings.

Posted at 05:01 PM | Permalink | Comments

H.R. Giger, The Visionary behind 'Alien,' Has Died

05/15/14

H.R. Giger, The Visionary behind 'Alien,' Has Died

The dreary surrealist, who trained as an architect and industrial designer, was 74.

Posted at 03:39 PM | Permalink | Comments

Watch How Eventscape Fabricated Three-Story Origami Columns

05/12/14

Watch How Eventscape Fabricated Three-Story Origami Columns

These aren't your average columns

Posted at 03:54 PM | Permalink | Comments

Outdoors in a Digital World Part 3: Vectors of Change in the Design Process

05/12/14

Outdoors in a Digital World Part 3: Vectors of Change in the Design Process

The latest installment of the Green Team series digs into 3-D modeling software and how it's changed the practice of design.

Posted at 12:07 PM | Permalink | Comments

Meet the Designer behind the World's Best Restaurants and Hotels

05/12/14

Meet the Designer behind the World's Best Restaurants and Hotels

A look at the work of Adam Tihany, the iconic interior designer

Posted at 11:37 AM | Permalink | Comments

Videogames, Architecture, and Experimental Food: PSFK's Annual Conference Connects the Unexpected

05/09/14

Videogames, Architecture, and Experimental Food: PSFK's Annual Conference Connects the Unexpected

A wrap-up of the 2014 PSFK Conference

Posted at 03:23 PM | Permalink | Comments

An NGO Committed to a Different Kind of Humanitarian Architecture

05/09/14

An NGO Committed to a Different Kind of Humanitarian Architecture

The Rana House by the Made in Earth NGO was designed as a small caring and living center for 15 HIV-positive children and their mother.

Posted at 11:18 AM | Permalink | Comments

The Ultimate Solution to All Your Open-Office Problems

05/07/14

The Ultimate Solution to All Your Open-Office Problems

Junxion is a new furnishing system designed to activate any open-plan office.

Posted at 03:33 PM | Permalink | Comments

Milan Recap: The Designs that Shined at This Year's Fair

05/07/14

Milan Recap: The Designs that Shined at This Year's Fair

The industry's top talents and voices list their picks from Milan 2014.

Posted at 12:12 PM | Permalink | Comments

Buffalo Looks to Past Architectural Triumphs to Define Its Future

05/05/14

Buffalo Looks to Past Architectural Triumphs to Define Its Future

Architectural preservation is playing a key role in the city's renewal.

Posted at 11:01 AM | Permalink | Comments

About This Blog