Posts Tagged 'architecture'

Journal of the Month: SURFACE

Surface

The journal of the month for June and July is Surface, the American magazine of contemporary design.

Published ten times a year, the magazine provides a rich resource to discover groundbreaking projects, emerging talents, and innovative developments in the worlds of architecture, fashion, art, and design. More than a superficial survey of trends, Surface is the substance of style.

Issue 109, June/July 2014 includes:

  • Q&A with designer Yiqing Yin.
  • Ideas in Design — Studio visit with designer Marga Weimans.
  • Power 100 — Surface’s first annual list of influential figures in art, architecture, fashion, real estate, design, and more… including images and interviews.
  • Gallery — Portraits of leading women in New York’s architecture and design community, and their thoughts on the industry.

Be sure to visit Surface’s website and read about their Avant Guardian photography contest, deadline is July 24, 2014!

Journal of the Month: Architectural Record

Architectural Record Architectural Record has been essential to the profession for more than 110 years. The magazine provides a compelling editorial mix of design ideas and trends, building science, business and professional strategies, exploration of key issues, new products and computer-aided practice. The publication has also teamed up with the AIA to bring readers the Architectural Record Continuing Education Center online.

Volume 201, No.6 Features:
“Crashing the Boys Club”—In the 45 years since Denise Scott Brown came on the scene, female architects have come a long way. Or have they?

“A Deeper Shade of Green”—A Seattle office building aims to be self-sustaining, offering a new model for commercial development in dense urban settings.

Recipients of the “Good Design Is Good Business” Awards—Architectural Record bestows its 2013 awards to companies and organizations that take advantage of design to further business strategies in ways that are innovative but appear effortless.

Be sure to browse this month’s journal, along with the rest of our journal collection!

Journal of the Month: GreenSource

GreenSource Cover

The Journal of the Month for June/July 2012 is GreenSource.

GreenSource is a sustainable design magazine published bi-monthly by McGraw-Hill in partnership with the journal Architectural Record and BuildingGreen, LLC. It is also the member publication for the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). GreenSource aims to support the green-design community and features articles on current projects and policies, profiles on designers, case studies, products, and industry news.

Volume 7, No 2 Features:

London Calling—The 2012 Summer Olympics aim to win the top prize in sustainability.  A look at past Olympic sites offers a basis for comparison.

Earthwatch—Artist Suzanne Tick generates sculptures out of dry-cleaning refuse.

The Little Engine That Can—Combined heat and power systems can lower costs, lessen congestion on the utility grid, and reduce pollution.

Bar Agricole—An ambitious restaurateur opens a rustic eatery that shows off local craftsmanship.

All descriptions from GreenSource Magazine

Stop by the library to check out this and all the rest of our journals!

Welcome MFA Interior Design Students!

Connelly Library wishes you a successful Summer Semester! Stop by the library to browse our interior design books and journals on display. For more resources see the Interior Design and Architecture research guide and please don’t hesitate to Ask Us if you have any questions.

Journal of the Month: Dwell

Dwell March 12The Journal of the Month for March 2012 is Dwell, an interior design and architecture magazine dedicated to the notion that the modern home is a comfortable living space.

Volume 12, Issue 4 Features:

“Simple Division”—In her Tokyo apartment, architect Yuko Shibata bridges the live/work divide with moveable wall and shape-shifting built-ins.

“Near Westside Story”—Three housing prototypes designed for sustainable living in Syracuse, New York, illuminate a new path for re-emerging urban neighborhoods.

“True Value”—Despite its small budget and small footprint, this renovated Bratislava flat makes a big impact, thanks to a vaulted concrete ceiling and a cleverly modified set of Ikea cabinets.

Stop by the library to check out this and all the rest of our journals!

Interior Designers: Domus is our journal of the month!

Domus is a bilingual Italian magazine focusing on new trends in design, interior design, and architecture.

Number 946 features:

  • “Towards a Global Architect” – An article detailing how renowned architect Le Corbusier was inspired by international air travel;
  • “Exuberancia Cromatica in Torres Vedras” – An examination of contemporary Portuguese design, featuring light, color, and large objects;
  • “Journals” – A monthly feature reviewing exhibits, installations, books, and more.

Visit the library to check out Domus and all the rest of our 130 journals and magazines!

Domus Magazine



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