Articles from 13/06/2009:

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Architectural Works
Summer is here. There’s nothing better than enjoy the sun and relax in your beach house. You don’t have one? So look at the second part of Beach Houses Round Up and imagine how relaxing it [...] Read »
Flex / Studio Gil
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The 10 Most Creative People in Architecture
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Bowkunde Proposal / Sid Wichienkuer
On May 13, 2008, Bouwkunde, the faculty of architecture building at Delft University, was unexpectedly consumed by a devastating fire. Before the incident, the building had created a social and [...] Read »
Ruy Barbosa Labor Courthouse / Decio Tozzi
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Yoyogi House / frontofficetokyo
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Today's archidose #323
Barcelona, Espanha , originally uploaded by pedro kok . The Porta Fira Towers in Barcelona, Spain by Toyo Ito , 2009. To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just: :: Join and [...] Read »
The Young Architect Group of Florence
The Gruppo Giovani Architetti Firenze (Young Architect Group of Florence) has created three design strategies to provoke critical reflection about architectural establishments in Italy. Studying [...] Read »
News
Zaha Hadid Wins Cairo Competition
The 1,530,000 sq ft Cairo Expo City near the airport will comprise a major international exhibition and conference centre with business hotel. A further office tower and a shopping centre are [...] Read »
Xarissa Holdaway: Preparing Students for Green Jobs? Start With Campus Projects
I’m not saying freshmen need to be up on the rooftops installing solar panels or turbines, but why not invite them to help with the proposals and paperwork that go along with the process, as [...] Read »
Interiors and Furniture
from dezeen
Panta Rhei school interior by i29
Miscellaneous
Wow, that went quickly.  After spending a month in Italy I have moved onto to Germany.  Currently I’m in Munich and will be splitting the next 6 days between Munich and Berlin.  Many [...] Read »
Gallery to feature Wright; Edgar Tafel
This just in from Judith York Newman, a friend of Paul Rudolph's, who owns a gallery in New York City: To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum, Spaced: Gallery [...] Read »
Time to re-sound the alarm? Oregonian story implies Coliseum could be back in play as baseball stadium site
It's just never over, is it? A report on the front page of today's Oregonian by Ted Sickinger and City Hall reporter Mark Larabee seems to indicate that Portland's landmark Memorial Coliseum [...] Read »
Apparently Gehry ain't everyone's hero... or is he? (via Curbed) Read »
Philly's Need for Green Acres
Here's today's Changing Skyline column: Changing Skyline: Attacking asphalt By greening its playground, Greenfield School is fighting back against the damage that gunk-laden storm water does [...] Read »
PaD Shanghai: 140
Location in google maps Browse all of PaD Shanghai here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the PaD Shanghai Flickr Set Read »
'tis the season of the tour announcements!
West Van Tour 2008 - Ron Thom's Baker Forrest House: The ultimate wine reception destination Yay ! Tours! Heads up came from Vancouver Lights Blog today on the big modern residential tours of [...] Read »
Pulitzer Prize-winning Blair Kamin of the Chicago Tribune is among the nation's most respected architecture critics and, truth be hold, a very nice man. So when, he bitches and moans about [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
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Growing Smarter
If you’re going to unveil a grand plan for development, you might as well do it from a place where you can see a big chunk of it. So it was a clever idea to launch the new Grow Smart Bay Area [...] Read »
from lewism
What if our buildings could harvest power from the air, not wind or solar but literally out of thin air? Its not as crazy as it first sounds with cities literally spewing out  electromagnetic [...] Read »
The Sean O'Casey Community Centre, in Dublin Docklands, by O'Donnell + Tuomey Architects, is one of six schemes shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) prestigious Lubetkin [...] Read »
Tropical Islands going cheap | fabricated space | Kaufmann interview | the architecture of Gotham | free architecture | free landscape architecture | free fruit | bare bear interiors | no Brooklyn [...] Read »
from Pruned
A Zoo in Vienna
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Apologies for the recent slowness...
A Floating Museum
Tom�s Saraceno envisions an architecture of inflatable volumes. Current work at the walker art center. Via The Functionality Read »
"The Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna has launched an art installation that puts its animals side-by-side with symbols of humanity's trashing of the environment -- including abandoned cars, rusty bathtubs [...] Read »
from Inhabit
CALLING ALL ECO-CUTEYS!
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Job losses that would make headlines in other sectors are happening every day in Irish architectural practices – and it's not over yet. Architects and interior designers Douglas Wallace went [...] Read »
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...at least according to Fast Company. No surprises here really. The list seems a wee bit dated to me... they could have dug a bit deeper. (via Fast Company) Read »
VAN DEN VALENTYN ARCHITEKTUR
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plotter postmortem
Information technology support CSI photo: front Information technology support CSI photo: back our plotter literally blew out its back side [of the magenta cartridge], and here are the crime [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
from Inhabit
Links Roundup of the Week: The High Line
The High Line opened this week!! The Inhabitat team was lucky enough to gather together to see it this week on Monday, and we loved it! It’s green, it’s public space — and visitors feel [...] Read »
Competition: The Self Sufficient City
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia is organizing the 3rd Advanced Architecture Contest under the topic THE SELF-SUFFICIENT CITY, envisioning the habitat of the future. The aim [...] Read »
Events
Parade the Circle 2009Saturday, June 13thWade Oval, University Circle in University Heights, Cleveland OhioThe Parade, which begins at Noon, incorporates the drama and artistry of colorful floats, [...] Read »
Lakewood ArtwalkSaturday, June 13th, 200912-8pmVarious locations in Lakewood, OhioIn a brilliant maneuver Lakewood is hosting their artwalks the second Saturday of each month which coincides [...] Read »
Big Fish
Uniqlo, the Japanese retailer of affordable apparel, debuted an unusual display in its Soho location today: a 25-foot-long, 8-foot-tall fish. Designed by New York painter and sculptor Stephen [...] Read »
An unforgettable spectacle unfolds each summer night in the Place Stanislas, an 18th-century public square in Nancy, France... apple Read »
Ladies Man
On Wednesday night, the Guggenheim brought together the women behind the man, and apparently the myth of Frank Lloyd Wright, in a program titled “The Architecture of Wright: Wright, Women [...] Read »
Reminder:  Preservation Chicago Pilsen benefit, 2nd Fridays Gallery walk tonight
A quick reminder that the grassroots group Preservation Chicago is holding its spring benefit tonight, Friday, June 12th, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at 1835 S. Halsted, the heart of the Pilsen Chicago [...] Read »
Cloud Control
The dreary physical infrastructure that underpins the web, ' the real world architecture of the internet cloud ' ( link to an NYT piece by Tom Vanderbilt , author of How We Drive ). Related, [...] Read »
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from Pruned
Some Freshly Fallen Hills
(You can be forgiven for mistaking this to be a photo — bigger version — of an art installation in a beautiful new pavilion at this year's Venice Biennale — something to do with the human [...] Read »
Technology
from Inhabit
Müvbox Fast Food Shipping Container Restaurant
Fast Food Nation meets Shipping Container Nation in a brilliant concept that not only looks amazing, but probably tastes just as good. The Müvbox is a new concept, which recently emerged from [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Via Torino Renovated Green Loft in Fashionable Milan
There is no doubt that for some, Milan, Italy is synonymous with ultra chic living as a cosmopolitan capital of innovative design and fashion trendsetting. With grand architecture and historic [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Sustain miniHome debuts the new 12 x 36 California Edition
It’s no secret that we dig Sustain miniHomes. Inhabitat has always appreciated their sustainable spin on the mobile home and have eaten up their eye candy since the beginning. But on this [...] Read »
Competitions
“WPA 2.0: Working Public Architecture" is a competition organized by cityLAB (an urban think tank at UCLA’s Department of Architecture and Urban Design) open to designers with innovative [...] Read »