ArchitectureWeek - Culture Department
HOME   |   DESIGN   |   PEOPLE & PLACES   |   CONTEXT   |   CULTURE   |   TECHNOLOGY   |   PRODUCTS
IN THIS ISSUE
 Contents/RSS
Design
Urban Infill Prefab
Design
Staying Put - Creating A Cook's Kitchen
Culture
"The Store Problem"

 

 
AND MORE
  Current Contents
  Blog Center
  Download Center
  New Products
  Products Guide
  Classic Home
  Architecture Forum
  Architects Directory
  Topics Library
  Complete Archive
  Web Directory
  About ArchWeek
  Search
  Subscribe & Contribute
  Free Newsletters
   

 
QUIZ

ArchitectureWeek Blog Center
live stories around the architectural blogosphere...

View by Most Recent   Favorites (most likes)   Most Viewed  

 
3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Unbeige 2015-05-19 21:09:24
The New York Times moves literary critic Janet Maslin down to contributing book critic where “she will continue to write regularly for The New York Times but at a somewhat less grueling pace.”… Roll Call lands a new politics editor, grabbing John Helton from CNN, where he spent the last 14 years. He had been overseeing election coverage for CNNPolitics.com… Meanwhile, …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Climate Progress 2015-05-20 21:06:14
CREDIT: shutterstock Exposure to oil and dispersants from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill caused bottlenose dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico to develop lesions and die, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in PLOS One, looked at that the unusually high number of dolphins that died off the coast of Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi between June 2010 and …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Unbeige 2015-05-20 21:56:49
 If the ear-splitting decibel level was any indication, there was plenty to talk about at Michael’s today. When we took a stroll around the dining room the main topics of discussion were the Mad Men finale (Interestingly enough, the East Coasters I talked to were largely disappointed, while West Coast fans loved it. Om…) and the recent reports of George Stephanopoulos’ hefty donation to …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Climate Progress 2015-05-18 17:55:35
Hundreds of activists gathered outside NV Energy headquarters in Las Vegas to protest a state cap affecting rooftop solar installations and urge the Legislature to lift it. CREDIT: AP Photo/John Locher In a 21-0 vote, Nevada’s state senators agreed Sunday to let the public utilities commission create a new electricity rate for people who have installed their own solar panels. Under current …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Triple Pundit 2015-05-19 09:30:16


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Developments - WSJ 2015-05-21 12:51:53
Home builders speaking this week at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.?s Homebuilding & Building Products Conference in New York reported that they?ve seen more activity from first-time and entry-level buyers of late.


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Climate Progress 2015-05-19 12:00:45
CREDIT: shutterstock A year after imposing a statewide ban on plastic bags, this week California could come significantly closer to passing the country’s strictest ban on another environmentally damaging plastic product: microbeads. On Friday the state Assembly will vote on a bill that would outlaw these minuscule particles in products across the state. Last year a very similar bill came to …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Curbed Los Angeles - Architecture 2015-05-21 20:54:15
Design by HMC Architects and Populous Los Angeles has needed to update the LA Convention Center for a long time and for a while there it thought it might have a solution: LA Live developers AEG promised to completely overhaul the aging venue as part of their plan to build an NFL stadium nearby. But that project fell completely apart and so, …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Lloyd's Blog 2015-05-17 20:27:00


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Christopher Hume 2015-05-17 23:18:20


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-18 13:15:00
Participants in Young New Yorkers’ program use art to facilitate conversations about gun violence in Brownsville, Brooklyn. (Credit: Young New Yorkers) New York and North Carolina are the only two states that arrest and prosecute 16- and 17-year-olds as adults. In New York, this translates into a troubling cradle-to-prison pipeline, and 65 percent of the state?s prisoners come from New York …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-18 15:00:00
(AP Photo/Harry Cabluck) Common urbanist wisdom says that if you build good alternatives to driving ? convenient transit, safe places to bike and walk ? people will give it a try. It sounds like a rational approach to dealing with the growing gridlock in all major American cities. Unfortunately humans are an irrational species. Related Stories SideCar Scuffle: Why You Couldn’t Ride …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-18 14:12:00
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is hoping to tackle crime at the neighborhood street level with his latest program, Occupy the Block, which launched last week. Related Stories The Anti-Cory Booker: Meet Newark’s New Populist MayorIn Newark, Love Is ? Buying a Vacant LotBooker on the Streets, Booker on the HillIs Cory Booker Really the People’s …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-18 15:53:00
(Credit: Chicago Park District) A new 40-foot-high outdoor rock climbing wall at Maggie Daley Park is giving Chicagoans (who want to pay) a chance to see the city from new heights. The park, which is connected to the city’s Millennium Park, just opened to the public last December, the culmination of a $60 million, two-year construction effort. Related Stories Photos: The Differing Destinies …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Triple Pundit 2015-05-19 08:30:57


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Triple Pundit 2015-05-19 08:30:48


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WorldCAD Access 2015-05-19 08:36:00
HDMI out -> USB in I have this Surface-class tablet I rarely use, because it is underpowered. But it is a full Windows 8.1 (well, Windows 10 Tech Preview) computer that is wonderfully light. Side rant: I think Microsoft could...


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-19 12:30:00
(Photo by Robert Lawton) Detroit is going to pilot “blue infrastructure” in one neighborhood to keep stormwater runoff out of the sewer system and direct it into ponds, fields and other natural settings. This could mean saving for city businesses. Currently in Detroit, runoff from rainwater and snowmelt is so problematic that the city charges commercial landowners to deal with the …


4
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Next American City 2015-05-19 11:49:00
Grass and weeds grow in front of two vacant homes in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) With property taxes accounting for up to 75 percent of local government revenue, everything depends on getting them right. Related Stories Tax Lien Sales Are No Panacea for Local GovernmentsPhiladelphia Needs Money. Why Doesn’t It Sell Its Municipal Parking Lots?Efficient Property Tax Collections vs. the Cult of …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
Christopher Hume 2015-05-20 19:42:04


Next Page
NEXT WEEK Send this to a friend   Media Kit   Contributing   Privacy   Comments
Special thanks to our sustaining subscribers, including Building Design UK, Building Design News UK, and Building Design Tenders UK.

ARCHWEEK   |   GREAT BUILDINGS   |   ARCHIPLANET   |   DISCUSSION   |   BOOKS   |   FREE 3D   |   SEARCH
http://www.ArchWeek.com/blogs/
© 2000-2010 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved