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Chips by Alsop Architects
British architect Will Alsop of Alsop Architects has completed a residential building called Chips in Manchester. Read »
Atelier Tekuto - Parabola House
The parabola house by Atelier Tekuto in Tokyo is set on an 18'x80' lot. The living room was placed on the top floor with the view, because the client spend the majority of his day there. What [...] Read »
I'm freshly home from a 2,800 mile road trip to and from Missouri for a project out there. Saw quite a few cities along the way, lots of inspiration, and lots of development models I'd love to [...] Read »
A new architecture criticism
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ORDOS Villa: Yazdani Studio
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CHA:COL’s Fairwood Building
Los Angeles based husband-wife studio, CHA:COL (Chinmaya+Apurva Collaborative), rece ntly designed the Fairwood Building as part of a proposed Infrastructure City for hi-tech services [...] Read »
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Duckett House / John Pardey Architects
John Pardey Architects sent us this great second house on the village of Burley, England. The concept was based on the idea of creating a building that respects the nature of vernacular buildings [...] Read »
Today's archidose #318
Casa Zapata Vieco , originally uploaded by Mejia#8 [sick] . Casa en Ladera in El Retiro, Antioquia Colombia by Paisajes Emergentes , 2008. To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, [...] Read »
New Building: Wheelock Student Center Has a Residence Hall Upstairs
The 58,000-square-foot, LEED -certified building is the first new construction on the Wheelock campus in nearly 40 years. Read »
The $12-million structure will have its own natural-gas cogeneration plant, which will produce steam for heat along with electricity. Read »
Interiors and Furniture
Studio Moe
Make You by Aun Design
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The Sea In Silverlake
Silver Lake’s newest restaurant is certainly unexpected. First of all Territory is a Barbecue joint, not exactly a So Cal specialty (luckily the owners are from North Carolina and Texas, so [...] Read »
Design by committee: notes from the latest Willamette River bridge meeting [UPDATED]
Last Thursday the Willamette River Bridge Advisory Committee (WRBAC) had its first meeting since February, and the committee made a recommendation that TriMet go forward with a cable-stay bridge. [...] Read »
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Canali Modular Faucet from Neve
Layered House by Jun Igarashi
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It's all too easy for the anonymous blogger to appear totally negative, so I've decided to use the momentous occasion of the 250th B******s to Architecture posting to set out my five-point manifesto [...] Read »
SKA Design is a Pasadena, California-based professional consulting firm that provides environmental graphic design services. Read »
Today, Urban Re:Vision announced the winners of its international design competition, Re:Vision Dallas to transform a neglected parking lot into one of the world�s most sophisticated models [...] Read »
In a curious experiment when I was in architecture school, we gave up titles in the leadership of the student government. Instead of the usual president, vice president, etc., we elected four [...] Read »
Krylon H2O Low VOC Latex Spray Paint
Steel Sheet Teahouse by Ks Architects
Jane Philbrick
Jane Philbrick's work in progress, "Rammed Earth Sculpture Garden", at the Skissernas Museum, Lund, Sweden. Jane Philbrick, Rammed Earth Sculpture Garden, Skissernas Museum, pic: October 2009 Read »
Gravishelf by Denis Belenko
Stick by Todd Bracher
Casa en Ladera by Paisajes Emergentes
Monday, Monday
My weekly page update: Step Up on Fifth in Santa Monica, California by Pugh + Scarpa Architects. This week's book review is Materiology: The Creative Industry's Guide to Materials and Technologies [...] Read »
As the USGBC prepares to released LEED v3, AP applicants flood in. There were 50,000 applicants all of last year, but this year, 50,000 are scheduled to take the test in June alone. Computers [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Philadelphia Rag Factory Converted to Eco-Innovative Residences
The tightly-knit family of designers and innovators at the Onion Flats collective is raising the bar on innovation for Philadelphia architecture. They have discovered that by taking over the [...] Read »
mc&co is a cool shop in Williamsburg, Brooklyn...
3 in 1 House by Ks Architects
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Tunto LED Lamp
The brief was simple: design a house to retire to in order to grow food, entertain and enjoy the East Anglia landscape. The outcome by dRMM Architects was as unconventional as they come. A structure [...] Read »
Brussels | Ground Euro & Operation Facelift
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The following is a critique written by Sutherland Lyall in the Architectural Review (1st October 2007) entitled; What's in a Name? It's difficult not to enjoy architectural site names. How could [...] Read »
Jespersen Residence
Those UFO houses. Finally, an explanation!
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Tower House by Ks Architects
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Stacking Musical Toy is a 2For1
There’s nothing that we love more here at Inhabitat than smartly designed products that serve multiple functions, and Patrick Kim’s Stacking Rhythm Band toy - which we just discovered at [...] Read »
Cast Iron Pot by Timo Sarpaneva
Mr. Light series by Tomas Alonso
This suitcase/stroller combination designed for Samsonite by the famous Castiglioni Morelli Design group makes me want to have a conversation with my wife... (via the design blog) Read »
Pecha Kucha 9, Woodhouse, Preservation Chicago, Model City, Jens Jensen, Bucky, Uncle Dan, Aunt Bertha, Pilgrim Baptist,  - 60 events on June calendar
By the end of the month, people will be heading out to the beach and events get scarce, but until then, we've got 60 - 60! - architecture related events on the June calendar .It starts out with [...] Read »
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Naomi Dean Gives Reclaimed Office Furniture New Life
Office furniture often gets sent to die in a dark, damp landfill, where it remains for much longer than we care to admit. It tends to be cheap, molded, made from particle board and sometimes [...] Read »
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PVT Solar Panels Generate Heat and Electricity at the Same Time
PVT Solar is pioneering an ultra-efficient breed of solar panels that focus not just on incorporating better photovoltaic components, but also take the heat generated by the solar panels and [...] Read »
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Solar Powered Bus Shelter Unveiled in San Francisco
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom recently unveiled the first of 1,100 solar powered bus shelters that will be installed throughout the city between now and 2013. Crowned with a rolling red crest [...] Read »
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World’s Largest Laser to Attempt Nuclear Fusion
Laser enthusiasts everywhere, rejoice. California’s Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory just unveiled its $3.5 billion National Ignition Facility, a 10 story building as wide as three football [...] Read »
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Vertical Park: Stackable Solar Skyscraper for Mexico City
In the ever-expanding metropolis of Mexico City, green space is hard to come by. An estimated population of 22 million inhabitants bears an impressive weight on the Valley of Mexico and, in recent [...] Read »