Gizmodo, the go-to authority for gadget news and digital culture, covers our spin-off project, Emerging Objects.
A rich array of international and Australian speakers has been confirmed for the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 National Conference – MATERIAL. Creative Directors Sandra Kaji-O’Grady and John de Manincor have selected 14 presenters including academics, artists, practicing architects, historians, researchers and problem solvers, once again securely positioning the 2013 conference as a must attend [...]
Ronald Rael participates in the Tulane School of Architecture A-Weekend workshops with Andrew Kudless and Thom Faulders. Rael’s workshop, Pneuforms/Pneuspaces resulted in the design and construction of two, building-sized pneumatic structures, installed on the Tulane campus.
Virginia San Fratello presented the work of Rael San Fratello as part of the University of Houston Gerald D Hines College of Architecture Lecture Series.
Ronald Rael presented Full Scale Study Models as part of the Environmental Design Lecture Series at the University of Colorado Boulder. Ronald Rael at CU Boulder ENVD from CUBoulderENVD on Vimeo.
Virginia San Fratello lectures as part of the University of Texas Austin School of Architecture lecture series.
ACADIA 2012 will feature a new exhibition entitled “WILD CARDS” – composed of both peer-reviewed ACADIA projects and curated projects from emerging West Coast design firms. The exhibition will be hosted in the main Nave space at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco (1111 8th Street). The exhibition opening will take place [...]
The Sukkah of the Signs (a.k.a. The Homeless House) will be featured in Sukkah City, a documentary film about the architecture competition and exhibition that explored the creative potential of the sukkah. Sukkah of the Signs – Design Process from Oxbow Lake Films on Vimeo. Opening Scene from Sukkah City’s Jury Day from Oxbow Lake Films [...]
Ronald Rael will present “Back Story”, the work of Rael San Fratello, at the University of Washington Department of Architecture Tuesday, October 23 at 6:30pm. Location / Room: Architecture Hall 147, University of Washington
Objects by Architects, curated by Sarah M. Hirschman, presents a selection of design objects “smaller than a breadbox,” designed by working architects. Includes work by: Molo, Stanley Saitowitz, Actual / Josh Jakus, Eternity Stew, Moorhead + Moorhead, Meejin Yoon / MY Studio, Deger Cengiz, Nervous System, Barbara Flanagan, Yung Ho Chang, Cheryl Baxter, Nader Tehrani [...]
SOL Grotto from Rael San Fratello on Vimeo. Project Date: 2012 Project Team: Rael San Fratello Architects: Ronald Rael, Virginia San Fratello, Kent Wilson, Bryan Allen, Chase Lunt, Dustin Moon, Bridget Basham Media: 1,368 glass tubes, wood, paint Fabrication: Matarozzi Pelsinger, Rael San Fratello Architects Funding: Project made possible by a generous donation from Matarozzi Pelisinger Builders. Glass provided by [...]
Rael San Fratello Architects will participate in the first annual Marfa Architecture and Design Symposium where the art of desert living in Marfa is explored—from the impact of Donald Judd, minimalism and the landscape on residential design to the use of desert friendly construction to the design of interiors with that indefinable Marfa aesthetic. Other confirmed speakers include: [...]
Virginia San Fratello speaks at the IIDA Student Portfolio Career Day 2012 hosted by Gensler in San Jose, CA. The event was sponsored by the Northern California Chapter of the IIDA (International Interior Design Association).
Trazando la Linea is an exhibition (open from May 4 until July 8, 2012) that tells the story of the Mexico-U.S. border In Baja California from 1848 to the present day. Although the line commemorated the divide between two nation-states, borderland peoples continued their centuries-old practices of cross-border commerce and society. Twin towns flourished on [...]
Ronald Rael speaks at the AIA National Convention in Washington D.C. with designer Simone Swan and builder/educator Quentin Wilson in the symposium Earth Architecture: Discovering that a solution to our greatest challenges is already underfoot.
An essay, Boundaryline Infrastructure by Ronald Rael, and Borderwall as Architecture is featured in Thresholds 40: Socio-.
Borderwall as Infrastructure, as presented in the WPA 2.0 Competition, as well as the cover design by Rael San Fratello Architects, is featured in PRAXIS 13: Ecologics.
The Straw Gallery for Hedge is featured in the March 2012 issue of Interior Design Magazine’s Positivity Issue.
Rael San Fratello Architects launches emerging objects, a pioneering design and research company that specializes in designing and 3D printing objects for the built environment. Our research and designs focus on the development of innovative 3D printed objects that serve the fields of architecture, interior design, furniture design and product design. Design research will [...]
The Seat Slug is featured in December issue of l’Arca. The issue is guest edited by Richard Meyer with a focus on texture.
The essay, “Designing Local” is featured in the new book Moderators of Change, edited by Andres Lepik. The book focuses on the socially responsible role of architecture as more and more people around the world live under unacceptable conditions, for instance in slums and shantytowns. Based on twenty projects that have been implemented as well as stances taken [...]
Rael San Fratello are featured in the October/November issue of MARK Magazine.
Ronald Rael of Rael San Fratello Architects lectured and collaborated with Bay Area high school students on the topic of Architecture and Activism at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco. As part of a design charette, students were asked to think of ways that the common bus stop could be transformed to engage an [...]
Praised as the most prestigious and best attended architectural design conference in the United States, the Monterey Design Conference was founded in 1979. Held in Pacific Grove at the historic Asilomar Conference Grounds, past attendees of this prestigious design conference include such starchitect names as Rem Koolhaas. This year’s speakers include Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello of Rael [...]