Articles from 03/06/2009:

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Architectural Works
The Ordos Prize
The Ordos 100 project , as seen on our site, marked the first time the city of Ordos attracted international attention.  The success of that project led to the development of the Ordos Prize.  [...] Read »
Since we started with AD, many interestings museums have been published. That’s why one of our first Round Ups featured our first museums previously featured on AD. Today, we bring you Part [...] Read »
Today's archidose #319
MASP, São Paulo, SP , originally uploaded by pedro kok . São Paulo Museum of Art ( MASP ) in São Paulo, Brazil by Lina Bo Bardi , 1968. To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, [...] Read »
Jönköping-Västra Kajen / Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter
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Fleischmann - Ossa house / Mas y Fernández Arquitectos
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The Mad Traveling Fellowship in China
An excellent opportunity for architecture students in China has just been shared with us.  The Mad Traveling Fellowship was established to provide the opportunity for young architecture students [...] Read »
It’s a practice that’s at least 200 years old, but I don’t know if it really works.  Like many church practices, it may exist simply because it makes us feel better to know they’re [...] Read »
from dezeen
Jönköping - Västra Kajen by Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter
Stockholm practice Tham & Videgård Hansson Arkitekter have won a competition to design a residential project in Jönköping, Sweden. Read »
Daniel Gillen - Paintings
New York based architect Daniel Gillen has a series of paintings for sale, and I was so impressed by them I thought I'd help spread the word. Painting has been a major focus of his for years [...] Read »
Zulte Stone Company / BURO Interior
The Stone Company, a natural stone company in Zulte, underwent a true metamorphosis. The renovated display hall cum meeting and office space was decorated austerely and elegantly with the natural [...] Read »
Miyi Tower and Master plan / Studio SHIFT and SWA Group
The Los Angeles based team of Studio SHIFT and SWA Group has been selected to create a master plan for the Sichuan Province, a developing area in China.  The plan consists of SHIFT’s Miyi [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
historic denver: annual house tour
this weekend, historic denver, inc. is featuring a mid-century modern house tour through the hilltop neighborhood. this is all part of their "summer of modernism" which encompasses the aforementioned [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Living Walls from ELT Easy Green
Here at Inhabitat we are big botanical architecture fans, but we also love seeing ideas that stand to add an extra bit of foliage to our lives. So, if you are a fan of Patrick Blanc’s Vertical [...] Read »
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) announced on May 19 that it was laying off Brooke Hodge, its curator of architecture and design, and cancelling its long-awaited Morphosis exhibition, among [...] Read »
The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) is considering a formal complaint to the European Commission over rules set by the ESB for an architectural competition to redevelop its [...] Read »
from + MOOD
Flowing Gardens, Xi’an Horticultural Exhibition 2011 | Plasma Studio
Flowing Gardens, designed by London-based Plasma Studio for the International Horticultural Fair in Xi’an, China. Circulation is the key idea to develop the whole scheme, the circulation flow [...] Read »
Extraordinary photos and observations by photographer Richard Mosse show the imperial palaces of Saddam Hussein converted into temporary housing for the U.S military. (via bldg blog) Read »
Jonathan Schipper's Slow Inevitable Death of American Muscle is very reminiscent of Chris Burden , especially his 1985 piece 'Samson', a machine designed to destroy the gallery it is exhibited [...] Read »
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from Pruned
Arrangement of Test Specimens at Treat Island Natural Weathering Exposure Station
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News
'Living Building' Opens at Washington U. in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis has opened a living-learning building that is designed to meet the Living Building Challenge, one of the most demanding green-building rating systems in the world. Read »
New Building: Laboratories at College of the Holy Cross Will Be Part of a Science Complex
The four-story, 44,000-square-foot building cost $30-million. Read »
This is the Carnegie Mellon Architecture Class of 2013 blog. It is a space for dialogue and information exchange. It is monitored by the current studio coordinator, the studio TA, and several [...] Read »
Memorial Coliseum curtain to be opened this Saturday for Grand Floral Parade
For decades, one of the most striking and unique features of Portland's circa-1960 Memorial Coliseum has been hidden away: the ability to flood the arena with natural light by opening the black [...] Read »
Neil M. Denari Architects, Inc. seeking Project Manager / Architect in Los Angeles, CA View thousands of active job listings in our jobs section | Post a Job Read »
What Mies van der Rohe firmly believed...
I've heard people say - based on what I don't know - that Mies would have said it's okay to tear down the Test Cell he designed for the corner of his campus at the Illinois Institute of Technology. [...] Read »
hMa: Sustainable Design featured on houzz
hMa has been added to houzz, "the Flickr of design idea sites." Featured projects include Ash 4-Ways, Delmonico-Washburn Residence, Glaser Residence, Holley House, Holley Loft, and Singer Residence. [...] Read »
Now we are talking! "A living architecture researcher from the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment at UCL, London, has been awarded a TED global fellowship".I look forward to hearing the [...] Read »
The French couturier filed for bankruptcy. "The sharp downturn of the luxury market has significantly hurt our revenues.� NYT Read »
PaD Shanghai: 127
Location in google maps Browse all of PaD Shanghai here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the PaD Shanghai Flickr Set Read »
Children's Rises, Time Falls
Birth and death portrayed in two photographs from CAF docent Kathleen Carpenter. First, this spectacular shot of the new, billion dollar Children's Memorial Hospital, now fast rising on Chicago [...] Read »
Technology
from Inhabit
Alsop Architecture’s Luxury Hotel Aims for BREEAM Excellent
A proposal for a £250m luxury hotel in London is aiming to bring commerce, tourism, and a BREEAM “Excellent” rating to the north banks of the River Thames. Alsop Architects has collaborated [...] Read »
Palkki by Timo Ripatti
Why restrict lighting to table lamps and pendants when larger than life creepy crawlies can do the trick? Nymph is a light creature with a fibreglass body, Corian light covers and steel legs [...] Read »
Media Facades, Hank Haeusler
Das Buch führt in die Terminologie der Medienarchitektur ein und erläutert im ersten Teil die Geschichte der Medienfassaden anhand weltberühmter Beispiele wie Times Square, New York, oder [...] Read »
Reposed Light by Judith van den Boom
"Light moves around us, in a second being reflected, a next moment restricted or escaping through a rhythm of objects, light gives the motion to what we create." From Judith van den Boom, a series [...] Read »
Reiss HQ, London
Located just to the north of Oxford Street and adjacent to Selfridges, Como is delivering the striking new headquarters for clothing retailer Reiss. The building has been constructed with a concrete [...] Read »
Bruce Sterling quips " Posh Spice and Generative Architecture, together at last ". Image and more at BeyondtheBeyond Read »
Buckminster Knows 053
Back from Germany a day later than expected, got great Mies pics but i'm saving them for Buckminster Knows # 100.  For today I have something else in mind, Konstantin Melnikov's (1890-1974) [...] Read »
forest dale chapel
Forest Dale’s Fine New Assembly Hall One of the historic places in the Salt Lake Valley was Brigham Young’s “Forest Farm.” Situated close to the foothills, which lie at the base of some [...] Read »
"Benedict XVI on Church Art and Architecture" at The Sheraton Hotel, Fota Island, Cork, Ireland on Sunday-Monday 12-13 July 2009. The Conference will be chaired by Professor D. Vincent Twomey, [...] Read »
the back 9
This golf reference is used to describe the schemes that did not place at the recent Luana Gardens Competition, but are worth mention because of their strategic and/or unique approach to the [...] Read »
Time-lapse videos captured by NASA satellites of massive change on Earth. (via Wired) Read »
Vatican of the Sky
I'm in Rome now for the month of June, living across from a prison near the banks of the Tiber, listening to seagulls, on a fairly awful and inexplicably expensive wireless internet connection, [...] Read »
PaD Shanghai: 128
Location in google maps Browse all of PaD Shanghai here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the PaD Shanghai Flickr Set Read »
PaD Shanghai: 125
Location in google maps Browse all of PaD Shanghai here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the PaD Shanghai Flickr Set Read »
Miscellaneous
Chat interview with the Colombian architect Alejandro Pi�ol, one of the authors of Villanueva Public Library. About Camper shoes, architectural competitions and the homes of narcobosses. Read »
from Inhabit
GUERILLA GARDENING: Flowers Beautify Abandoned Flyer Box
Hoping to bring some color and cheer to the streets of Toronto, Canada, street artist, Posterchild, decided to become a guerrilla gardener by potting six perky marigolds in an abandoned flyer [...] Read »
Small Wind Roundup
from TextBin
These are from a wonderful collection of essays/articles, of which "Towards a policy of forms" was the one I found the most arresting. More Bourriaud extracts to follow in the coming months. [...] Read »
from + MOOD
Pixel - Grocon Development Office | Studio 505
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Modelur Urban Modeling for SketchUp
The Modelur software is a plug-in for SketchUp which is currently entering beta-testing. There are some YouTube movies to watch and you can register to test the software. http://www.modelur.com Read »
President’s Message – June 2009
Summer is quickly approaching. Warm, sunny weather has returned to the Willamette Valley. Flowers are in bloom. Backyard barbeques are a weekend staple again. People are out and about, taking [...] Read »
PaD Shanghai: 126
Location in google maps Browse all of PaD Shanghai here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the PaD Shanghai Flickr Set Read »