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Nick, at UC Berkely , just got back from Fort Bliss in the hot and sandy West-Texan desert and sparks a great discussion on the justification of "green" buildings in desert environments . Also, [...] Read »
ESPECIAL PROYECTOS INCREIBLES - Zaha Hadid
CAIRO EXPO CITY - Cairo Zaha Hadid Architects http://agaudi.wordpress .com/2009/06/10/zaha-ha did-cairo-expo-city/ http://www.arquinauta.c om/foros/Noticias-f136/ cairo-expo-city-competi tion-zaha-hadid-t24719. html [...] Read »
SARAnading Design
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Siris/Coombs Architects seeking Project Architect in New York, NY LA architecture firm seeking Architect in West Los Angeles, CA View thousands of active job listings in our jobs section | Post a Job Read »
Geek-out on steel. The steel structure of the Aquatics Centre roof is taking shape as this part of the construction reaches the halfway point. London2012team | Meanwhile, in Seville: Court ruling [...] Read »
Castle Crush
After seeing photos of Wijlre Castle in the Netherlands, I'm going to have to add a castle to my dream list of homes. The grounds are breathtakingly beautiful and very inspiring! The owners are [...] Read »
Launch
[Image: All systems go... Photo courtesy of NASA ]. This is just a quick note to get the word out, but I'm falling out of my chair excited to announce that The BLDGBLOG Book – which is finally [...] Read »
Green Public Housing Project Breaks Ground in Málaga, Spain
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Lack of quality properties boosts prime Central London real estate market:Prime central London residential property prices have recorded their first quarterly growth since starting their slide [...] Read »
Events
The GDC/blog is "live-blogging" from Dwell on Design / Mobius LA conference today. (via Archinect) Read »
Case Study House no. 22 at 50
The Stahl children recall growing up in the iconic glass-and-steel structure, which is marking its 50th year. latimes Read »
One Small Step for the Delaware Waterfront
Today's column takes us down to the river. By Inga Saffron Inquirer Architecture Critic Anyone who still believes that nothing changes in Philadelphia should have attended last week's Battle [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Links Roundup of the Week: Water
It officially became summer this week, and in anticipation of the heat we have talked about keeping cool, and why wind is important. This week we are thinking about water, because who can argue [...] Read »
Peter Liversidge: Midsummer Snow Storm
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Someone Skinned Snuffleupagus
MOS' PS1 installation is taking shape... looking a bit like a hollow mammoth , but in the best way possible. Opening is Sunday . Read »
Friday Feature Interview: Archidose's John Hill
This Friday we have the honor of interviewing author, architect, and critic John Hill from what is perhaps the world's most popular architectural blog site A Daily Dose of Architecture which [...] Read »
Lambeth Council has turned down Make’s proposed 42-storey Octave tower in Vauxhall, south London Read »
On the Uptown Theater's Past - and Future, plus Under the Buckingham
"The best theater in Chicago that you can't see" is how one speaker describes the Uptown Theater in the documentary Portrait of a Palace, to be screened at a lunchtime lecture at the Chicago [...] Read »
Leaps and Bounds
The Fusion Solar System by Custom Bilt Metals is leaps and bounds ahead of the old fashioned solar panel systems. I don't want to hear anyone talk about how ugly the panels are on your roof anymore! [...] Read »
Technology
from Inhabit
Coco Hut: An Outdoor Shed Made of Scrap Wood
What do you do if you love treehouses like us, but don’t have a tree to build on? Netherlands-based designer Gert Eussen may have a solution with his Coco-Hut, a cozy and round hut made of [...] Read »
from Inhabit
ANNOUNCING: Our Pimp My Eco-Ride Winner!
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Froebe: Gold-Plated Shipping Container Bling Bar
The world of shipping container architecture just got a little bit more exciting. We recently heard about Froebe, a gold-plated shipping container bar from Linz, Austria which is the latest addition [...] Read »
America, Headed Down the Toilet
Demand Management, a new show by L.A.-based artist Olga Koumoundouros opens at the REDCAT gallery in Los Angeles today. Curated by Clara Kim and Ryan Inouye, the show serves as a social commentary [...] Read »
The Porch That Swings
The Southwest Porch at Bryant Park, a summer-long lounge sponsored by Southwest Airlines, officially opens next week and will offer small dishes and cocktails provided by Tom Colicchio’s ‘wichcraft. [...] Read »
from + MOOD
Hwaseong Sports Complex | DRDS
DRDS has designed a Hwaseong Sports Complex for Hyundai/Samsung Consortium located in Hwaseong, Korea. It is scheduled to open in 2010, including a 35,000 seat soccer, 5000 seat arena and 2000 [...] Read »
A red Guggenheim?
If Frank Lloyd Wright had had his way with Solomon R. Guggenheim, the Guggenheim Museum wouldn�t be near white. NYT Streetscapes blog Read »
Brandon Safford's I Dream of Architecture , a new blog I linked to last Monday , has posted an interview with me , in which we discuss architecture, education, blogging, and other fun topics. [...] Read »
THIS IS MY CITY 09 | Macau
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Design is incidental in the socially responsible work of architect (and L+L homeboy) Teddy Cruz and artist Pedro Reyes. (via Building Design) Read »
Has New York Lost Its Great Chance With Frank Gehry? “Starchitecture” is a glib neologism that reduces hard-won reputations and decadelong undertakings to little dabs of glitz. Gehry can [...] Read »
The online portfolio of Kristin Mueller, recent graduate of Yale School of Architecture. Read »
News
In Israel, a Kinetic Monument by Calatrava Honors a Philanthropist
The monument, which is more than 90 feet tall, has an exterior made up of 224 moving stainless-steel ribs on eight levels Read »
Musée Hergé - Louvain-la-Neuve, Bélgica
Musée Hergé - Atelier Christian de Portzamparc http://www.lemoniteur.f r/157-realisations/port folio/618639-le-musee-h erge-par-l-atelier-chri stian-de-portzamparc http://www.dezeen.com/2 009/06/25/musee-herge-b y-atelier-christian-de- portzamparc/ [...] Read »
Sesame Street or P.S. 1?
MOS just posted a picture of its nearly completed pavilion at P.S. 1. We’d say more, but Archinect really put it best: “Somebody Skinned Snuffleupagus.” The pavilion, winner of the 10th [...] Read »
these were sent to my email so I figured I would post them for the hardworker soul that made them... Read »
I'll be attending Dwell on Design / Mobius LA today at the LA Convention Center, and posting noteworthy booths or events on my blog . Stay tuned... Read »
We'll be back Monday morning. Thanks for your patience!
Rudolph in the Movies - Brainstorm (1983)
The movie is typical Science Fiction with great special effects 1983's "Brainstorm" is most noted as being Natalie Wood's last film. What's not known as much is that the movie was primarily filmed [...] Read »
DISAIN RUMAH
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PAUL RAFF STUDIO
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ShowCase: Storage Barn
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Architectural Works
Those who have been lucky enough to visit Norway surely know how beautiful its landscape is. But not only its sorroundings are amazing, they have some pretty amazing architecture. So to finish [...] Read »
Highlights from the Oregon Sustainability Center feasibility study
Yesterday the consortium of public and private entities working on the proposed Oregon Sustainability Center released a draft executive summary and feasibility study. What does that mean? Best [...] Read »
For those of you that already following @archdaily on Twitter , this is no news: During April, at Postopolis! LA, we interviewed Joseph Grima, current director of the Storefront for Art and Architecture [...] Read »
L.A. in Wien / Wien in L.A., an exhibition in SCI-Arc
[ July 24, 2009 10:00 to September 13, 2009 10:00. ] The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is pleased to present L.A. in Wien / Wien in L.A, an exhibition featuring works [...] Read »
Cargotecture / HyBrid Architecture + Assembly
HyBrid Architecture + Assembly ’s building system, coined “Cargotecture”, offers a sustainable, modular and affordable alternative to traditional construction methods.  The Seattle-based [...] Read »
Carl-Bolle Elementary School / Die Baupiloten
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Old Market Library / TYIN Tegnestue
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