Articles from 14/06/2009:

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Architectural Works
Hotel Fouquet Barrier / Eduard Fanchanc
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Piano's Modern Wing gives Chicago a Roman Square, a Parisian Park
Of all the wonderful spaces in the new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, one of the most special is a surprise - because it hasn't been talked about [...] Read »
3rd Advanced Architecture Contest: The Self Sufficient City
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and HP are pleased to announce the 3rd Advanced Architecture Contest, on the theme of THE SELF-SUFFICIENT CITY: Envisioning the habitat of [...] Read »
Topotek 1 for Imperial War Museum North
Following an international design competition, Imperial War Museum North (IWMN) selected Topotek 1 as the preferred design team to develop the external spaces of the museum in Trafford.  [...] Read »
Conde Lumiares drugstore / Mobil M
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Zilverparkkade D / René van Zuuk Architekten
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Forwarding Dallas / Atelier Data + MOOV
Three winning proposals for the Re:Vision Dallas competition have recently been announced and include Atelier Data +  MOOV ’s Forwarding Dallas prototype for sustainable urban living. [...] Read »
Today's archidose #324
Here's a couple views of Kurt Perschke 's Redball Project (2009) in Toronto, Ontario's BCE Place Galleria by Santiago Calatrava , 1992. Photographs are by picturenarrative .To contribute your [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Munich: Day 1
There’s something about Munich, I don’t know, maybe the beer, that makes me feel at home.  People everywhere should love beer this much.  I’ve barely been in Munich 24 hours and I [...] Read »
Prince under fire from architects Well being under fire from some architects is no big news for Charles. A former planning minister said the prince had set a "very dangerous precedent" by using [...] Read »
Modern Architecture in LIFE
Inspired by Mario Ballesteros's post on Modern Mexico , an image search for the term " modern architecture " in LIFE Magazine yielded some interesting photos, most in Chicago. The image below [...] Read »
The Scholarly Kitchen , academic publishing blog / American cities face ruin , someone at the Telegraph has shares in Caterpillar / a different kind of re-making, a recommended interview with [...] Read »
Amazon.com: Customer Reviews for the Denon AKDL1 Dedicated Link Cable sample review: 98 of 99 people found the following review helpful: Great cable, but too fast., June 23, 2008 By Matthew Sidor [...] Read »
The Self-Sufficient City
Hydro-Net City of the Future - IwamotoScott Architecture The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IaaC) and Hewlett-Packard are pleased to announce the 3rd Advanced Architecture [...] Read »
from lewism
Did SimCity  programme a whole load of computer geeks with the failed assumptions of 60’s planning? Me, I think the idea is good but the wrong way around. Actually getting lots of people [...] Read »
this summer
i've got plans. i live here: next to this: okay...it doesnt quite look THAT bad...i'll take another pic...that's from the cook county assessor's website. even, my bldg on the right doesnt look [...] Read »
Whether it's because humans have evolved in response to the challenges foisted on them by nature or because God wanted to ensure that universal agreement and understanding is impossible, people [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
US cities may have to be bulldozed in order to survive Comments scary. Read »
Acqua Veritas
The city of Venice has begun to rebrand its tap water, calling it Acqua Veritas , in an attempt to woo both residents and tourists away from the environmental hazards (and waste collection nightmare) [...] Read »