Monthly Archives: June 2010
With the World Cup underway, I have kept an eye open for future FIFA World Cup stadium designs. Bingo! Check this out. Hat tip to designboom. Dubai recently unveiled images of stadiums, designed by german architectural firm Albert Speer and Partner, for the bid of Qatar for the World Cup Soccer 2022. If Qatar wins
Hat tip to CNN Living This article focusses on the job market as well. Give it a read. Some stunning buildings have appeared in American cities the past four years — buildings, like the Aqua skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois, that attest to the creativity of 21st-century architecture. But there might be fewer of them
A company known for niche design programs ventures into the mass market. But why? Autodesk does well-over $2 billion in annual revenues, but unless you’re a designer, you probably don’t know the company: They produce sophisticated programs, often costing thousands of dollars, which are necessary tools in design professions ranging from architecture to digital animation.
[brightcove vid=80148287001&exp=403535636&w=300&h=225] Video interview via Architect TV.
Our company began to experienc a slight uptick in hiring during May to present. This article by Prashant Gopal in Bloomberg Business seems to confirm what we are reporting: May 19 (Bloomberg) — A leading indicator for U.S. commercial property construction showed signs of improvement in April, indicating a rebound in building may be near, the American Institute
Very good article in THE HILL by George H. Miller, FAIA – 06/07/10 10:03 AM ET When Congress returns this week, one of the first items on its agenda will be finding a way to pay for extending unemployment benefits to the millions of Americans who find themselves jobless even as the economy begins a
Hat tip to Dallas Morning News. I have enjoyed reading Dillon’s critic’s over the years. I am sorry to learn of his passing. David Dillon, for 25 years architecture critic of The Dallas Morning News and one of the country’s foremost writers on the subject, died early Thursday of a heart attack at his
Hat tip to inhabitat As countries around the globe get amped up for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, we’re getting just as excited about all the new architecture and development that’s blossoming there. Although all of the new stadiums are gorgeous, so far we’ve been a little dissappointed with the lack of sustainable
This is one of my favorite Gehry buildings. What is your favorite? Hat tip to The Architects Newspaper. Frank Gehry once vowed never to build in Las Vegas, a place where serious architecture is submerged in a tsunami of kitsch, or fatally compromised by commercial imperatives. Larry Ruvo, who made a fortune as Nevada’s chief