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Shirakuchi Rural House
Following the Rabbit
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Ann Rand is the author of the famous novel about architecture, "The Fountainhead." Shen was also the writer of the novel that illustrates very current issues of socialism in a book called "Atlas [...] Read »
The Southport Broadwater Parklands, A civic space for sporting and cultural events, was completed in Southport in Australia. The Parklands, designed by Whitearchitecture Queensland to the Gold [...] Read »
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News
Villa in Pedralbes
Foreign Office Architects presented their Villa in Pedralbes, Barcelona, Spain, completed last year. The architects describe the house as a response to the steeply sloping site, its three floors [...] Read »
New Zealand’s Tree House Restaurant
The Yellow Tree House stands 10 meters up a Redwood tree in a forest near Warkworth, north of Auckland, New Zealand.  The project was part of a marketing campaign for the Yellow Pages.  Claiming [...] Read »
Architectural Works
Libeskind delivering 2010 Charles Atherton Memorial Lecture
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Quay Apartments / Kingma Roorda Architects
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Terrace G / GRAD arkitekter
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PASS Competition in Rome
The Territorial Agency for Residential Housing (ATER) for the Commune of Rome hereby invites tenders for the international planning competition PASS – Project for social and sustainable housing [...] Read »
Iurreta’s Town Hall Offices / Aitor Martinez de Zuazo
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Miscellaneous
Curbed Photo Pool: Best of the Curbed Photo Pool
Photogs, want to contribute to the Curbed Photo Pool? Then join our Flickr group! Click the image above to view the full photogallery.· Curbed Photo Pool [Flickr] Read »
Cyborg by Marcel Wanders
Skyscraper Farms, Growing Walls, Concrete Capture, + Rooftop Energy
The sustainability imperative. Vertical gardens, grown on walls. Green concrete: storing carbon dioxide. How urban planning can improve public health. Ten ways to make your business bike friendly. [...] Read »
The project involves the creation of 660 residential units and economic 4 hectares of green space including a public esplanade along the East River in Brooklyn. In Rafael Viñoly was commissioned [...] Read »
Wallpiercing by Flos
What's a good last-minute Mother's Day gift? We have no idea either. But if all else fails, maybe some quality family time at an open house? If you're out and about in the New York City real [...] Read »
Technology
from Inhabit
Modern Paper Pulp Furniture Looks Like Giant Egg Cartons!
Egg carton crafts have never looked so good. Designed by Dan Hochberg and Odelia Lavie, ‘Pulp Furniture’ adapts the same process used to create protective pulp packaging to fashion stylish [...] Read »
Hooo!!! Lamp by Philippe Starck
City & Urbanism
R&Sie(n): the question of morpho-ecological architecture and Engineering
I wrote in a previous text on BIG, precisely, on the use of Circle Packing in their project The Ren Peoples Buildings, quoting Cynthia Ottchen, (AD, p.23) that there is an increasing interest [...] Read »
Platoon Kunsthalle - Made from Containers
Floating Home by Vandeventer + Carlander Architects
Her Mother's Clothes
I've been seeing this book My Mother’s Clothes for a while but didn't know what it was about until today. The timing couldn't have been more perfect than the day before mother's day since it's [...] Read »
The new Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in Dallas, designed by Foster + Partners stuio, redefines theater of the XXI century, breaking down barriers to make the structure more accessible [...] Read »
Woodheart from Floor to heaven
Way more rustic than modern, but an interesting conversion nonetheless. (via Alkemie) Read »
Miscellaneous
Randy's Donuts
Designed by Henry J. Goodwin, a landmark building in Inglewood, California. Read »
Lewit T Pendant
WILLIAMSONWILLIAMSON
The House in Frogs Hollow is a country retreat located on a long slope of the Niagara Escarpment overlooking Georgian Bay. The property is a collection of eroded clay hills and protected watershed [...] Read »
SFMOMA Extension: Channeling Your Inner Maya Lin
On Tuesday, SFMOMA will reveal the final contenders for the citys most prestigious project of the moment, the extension of its 1995 Mario Botta building.  But imagine an alternate universe, [...] Read »
LATERCOMER FORERUNNER: a new online magazine.
Chicago Streetscene: Cutaway
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