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Johnston Marklee (Postopolis! LA)
NB: This is a write-up of a talk that took place at Postopolis! LA during April 2009. Notes are taken in real-time, with editing and context added afterward so reader beware. All Postopolis! [...] Read »
Saturday Night Live (At Dwell)
We don’t always give props to other design pubs, but after a great weekend at Dwell On Design, how can we not? After the expo, the panels, and the awards, on Saturday night the Dwellistas hosted [...] Read »
Schrager in Chicago
Ian Schrager is coming to Chicago. Crain’s reports that the hotelier, known for his high design boutique properties, is looking to buy and renovate the Ambassador East and it’s famous [...] Read »
Proposals for King Abdallah's grand expansion of the Haram Mosque in the Holy city of Makkah Read »
Not Just Invisible, Earthquake Invisible
Architects have, for obvious reasons, been fascinated with earthquakes for as long as they have been knocking over buildings. Lots of structural systems and building materials have been explored, [...] Read »
Especial Proyectos Increíbles - BIG
Zira Island MasterPlan - BIG http://www.dezeen.com/2 009/01/30/zira-island-m asterplan-by-big/ http://www.archdaily.co m/12956/zira-island-car bon-neutral-master-plan -big-architects/ http://www.arcspace.com /architects/big/zira/zi ra.html [...] Read »
Sustainably Built Butterfly Houses Are Homes and Hope for Thai Orphans
Humanitarian design organization TYIN Tegnestue has constructed a beautiful set of bamboo butterfly huts to provide housing for 24 orphans in Thailand. Aside from giving the orphans brand new [...] Read »
AIA to Honor Rudolph Project
Saturday's edition of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune includes a story about Paul Rudolph's Cohen residence: The Cohen House, built by Paul Rudolph in 1955, was restored by Seibert Architects in [...] Read »
At Home in Argentina
I received a lot of responses to the post on Etiqueta Negra store post. Seems many of you have been to the store in Buenos Aires and really loved it. You may also enjoy a peek inside the Buenos [...] Read »
Urban Panorama Workshop | TIMC09 Call
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Stopped by the opening of MOS's outdoor installation Afterparty at P.S.1 this afternoon. I must admit my expectations are not typically stratospheric for these things, since the limited budget [...] Read »
More Regions, More Problems
Planetizen’s Nate Berg brings us an interesting report from America 2050’s recent LA conference. The group is trying to develop a nationwide infrastructure strategy. In order to handle the [...] Read »
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From the Vault: 4
Location in google maps Browse all of From the Vault here at bricoleurbanism.org …or here on the From the Vault Flickr Set Read »
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Sustainable ‘Alphabet Drawers’ from Kent and London
Kent and London know the ABC’s of sustainable design, and we’re singing the praises of their stylish, FSC approved, solid oak chest of Alphabet Drawers. These 26 letter drawers spell function [...] Read »
Especial Proyectos Increíbles - BIG
Tallinn’s New City Hall - BIG http://www.bustler.net/ index.php/article/big_t o_design_tallinns_new_c ity_hall/ http://www.nce.co.uk/ne ws/structures/new-desig ns-revealed-for-tallinn -city-hall/5204037.article [...] Read »
Rem Koolhaas Interview via CNN Video Read »
Phillip Granke is currently living in Paris and Chicago. He will be graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in May 2010. Recently, he designed the exhibit Objects for the Age [...] Read »
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Returning to Métis/Reford
( Réflexions colorées by Hal Ingberg. Photo courtesy of Jardins de Métis/Reford Gardens.) Exactly four years ago today, in one of our very early posts, we noted the start of the latest edition [...] Read »
Westminster Abbey to get its crowning glory, at last
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Architectural Works
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Qui est “in”, Qui est “out” by Yes We Can Architects
London architects Yes We Can Architecture have sent images of a project they built last summer out of hula hoops. Read »
Teahouse / A1 Architects
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4th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam
[ September 24, 2009 14:00 to January 10, 2010 14:00. ] How and what can architects and urbanistst contribute to the way we live in cities? What is the Open City? How do people work, think, dream [...] Read »
ARTIC / HOK
HOK ’s Los Angeles office, with Parsons Brinckerhoff , was just announced the winner for the ARTIC ( Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center ) in Anaheim, California.  This new [...] Read »
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D. Dinis Secondary School by Bak Gordon
Architectural photographer Leonardo Finotti has sent us images of a school in Lisbon, Portugal, recently modernised by Portuguese studio Bak Gordon Arquitectos. Read »
Beth Sholom / Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects
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Marmol Radziner and Dwell Debut New Skyline Series of Prefabs
Inhabitat favorites Marmol Radziner Prefab and Dwell have teamed together in a joint effort to bring “good design to everyone” with their recently debuted Skyline series of prefabs! Unveiled [...] Read »
Agridulce lookout house / XPIRAL
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Taking Back the Streets x2
Before closing Broadway got her branded a car-hating communist, DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan was already well on her way to transforming the city’s streets. One of the most memorable [...] Read »
Just recently, Michael Jackson passed away at age 50. Today, we hear about the famous TV pitchman, Billy Mays, passing on also at the age of 50.I turned 50 just 25 days ago and I am still alive [...] Read »
Designing in Teheran Competition Shortlists Six Projects
In December 2008, Italian fashion brand United Colors of Benetton launched the international competition Designing in Teheran to develop a design for two multistory buildings in Iran�s capital [...] Read »
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Another look at PGE Park, and rebuttal to latest Coliseum conspiracy
The situation involving Timbers MLS soccer in PGE Park, Beavers baseball...somewhere, and the future of Memorial Coliseum is in a kind of limbo right now. City Council has de-coupled the PGE [...] Read »
The 2020 vision for developing Westminster Abbey got a lot of news coverage but precious little in the way of actual imagery was available showing what might actually happen: 'Should a new 21st [...] Read »
Lecor, Si Monumentum Requiris Circumspice: 10 Architectural Walks in Manhattan
Francis Morrone and Matthew A. Postal, Photography by Edward A. Toran, Robin Lynn, Editor W. W. Norton & Company with a proprietary assist from New York’s beloved and too-little-understood [...] Read »
Calle 61 by Ode Lab
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Trash Buckingham Fountain: Just Eight Bits a Day!
Chicago just spent a lot of money completely upgrading the surface paving all around Buckingham Fountain. A lot more will be spent after the fountain shuts down this fall to restore it to its [...] Read »
Pioneer Millworks reclaimed and sustainable wood flooring
Architect chosen for NY/NL JobSwap
Vietnamese-Dutch architect Khoi Tran has been selected to participate in the NY 400 Job Swap . The program is described as "an unique experiment in transatlantic cooperation. Citizens of New [...] Read »
The current most endangered shopping malls in U.S. Deadmalls list is growing... Read »
SOM To Date
The Monacelli Press has announced publication of a five-volume monograph on SOM. According to the publisher, the five books offer a near complete history of the iconic firm’s work from the [...] Read »
Bergman, Walls & Associates seeking Sr. Architectural Designer in Las Vegas, NV A Las Vegas based architectural firm with many large projects locally and nationally is in need of an experienced [...] Read »
Follow the architects LMN , as they tour the 1,200,000 sq.ft Vancouver Convention Centre, in British Columbia, Canada Read »
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Olympic House and Park | Armon Architects
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AIR FOREST: Inflatable Pavilion Lights up the Night
Mass Studies created this wonderful dream-inspired pavilion for Denver’s Dialog:City last summer. Known as the Air Forest, the pneumatic pavilion absorbs passing wind currents to stay inflated [...] Read »
Monday, Monday
My weekly page update: Spuimarkt in The Hague, Netherlands by BOLLES+WILSON. This week's book review is 2G 48/49 Mies van der Rohe: Houses edited by Moisés Puente. Some unrelated links for your [...] Read »
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PG&E’s Solar Powered Sound System Rocks Novato Wine Festival
Our inhabitat founder and editor-in-chief, Jill Fehrenbacher, grew up in the small, sleepy Northern California town of Novato - so you can imagine how excited she was when we heard that a solar-powered [...] Read »
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Sears Tower Going Green With $350 Million Renovation
Just like the Empire State Building, the famed Sears Tower in Chicago will be soon receiving some major eco upgrades to become more energy efficient. Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture is [...] Read »
Renovation by Daria Burlinska and Wojtek Traczyk
Bubble Gum is a lampshade of recycled polyethylene foam by Daria Burlinska and Wojtek Traczyk. The soft, gummy layers beg to be touched. Also by dbwt is the Renovation lampshade above, made from [...] Read »
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Butterfly Bamboo Homes Are Hope for Thai Orphans
There is nothing we love more than good design meeting up with a good cause. That’s why we love this student humanitarian design project on the Thai Burmese border: it combines beautifully [...] Read »
Casino Lugano, Suiss
If you’ve ever seen the Casino Lugano by day, you wouldn’t recognize it at night. When sun goes down the large grey block of marble is turned into a colorful eye-catcher attracting passers-by [...] Read »