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According to a Living With Legends blog post that most people will need a crash course in recent Hotel Cheldea history to decipher, minority shareholder and hotel vice president David Elder has [...] Read »
Final Review at UARK
Gabriel Esquivel was invited by Jean Jaminet on April 27th to his final review at The University of Arkansas for his digital studio. He was "blown away" in regards to the great quality of the [...] Read »
Gentrification Watch: Long Island City: The Good, the Bad & the Dog Unfriendly
Almost exactly five years ago, journalist Jeff Vandam asked in the New York Times, "Could Queens become the next Brooklyn?" Of course he meant Long Island City, where a wave of new development [...] Read »
Yesterday, the university announced via Flashline, Douglas L. Steidl, FAIA, of Peninsula, Ohio, will become dean of Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design, [...] Read »
High-end butcher Pat La Frieda has leased his longtime Far West Village warehouse to art dealer Gavin Brown, who is now staging a show about veganism in the mostly untouched beefy bloodbath building. [...] Read »
Linkage: Williamsburg Wind Damage; Pricey Rentals All the Rage; More!
[Wind damage at Wythe and N. 4th Street in Williamsburg on Saturday. Photo by Will Femia.] · High-end rental market can't keep up with high-end rental demand [NYM] · Speaking of, pricey rentals [...] Read »
PLUS House by Mount Fuji Architects Studio
The deadline for 3DReid’s part 2 student competition is drawing close, with only four weeks left to enter for the £1,500 prize Read »
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From the Archives: 1950's Diners
(Originally posted on March 10, 2009) In the 1950s, people thought that the future would be full of odd angles, flying saucers, boomerangs, and things shaped like parabolas. This futuristic style, [...] Read »
ACANemy awards, Michigan Bridge at 90, FLW's reinvigorated Unity Temple slab, the future(?) of McPier - new events added to May calendar
Once again we're atoning for our oversights: we've got four great new events to add to the May calendar. On Thursday, the 13th, it's the 4th annual ACANemy awards for CANstruction 2010 in which [...] Read »
Most often these kind of things matters so much in people who like to relax in total tranquility only offer the home, Well in this case makes us even more pleasure to illustrate this comfortable [...] Read »
Construction Watch: Hopes High, Signage Up at New Times Square Tower
Click the image above to view the full photogallery. It looks like the Times Square area has one less ghost tower to worry about. Despite lots of coy talk on both sides of the deal, the long courtship of law... Read »
1 BA, 1,353 sq ft Condo Asking: $519,000 | Backyard Oasis 114 India Street [Corcoran] Read »
KENT: The Davey Tree Expert Co. may move 70 employees back downtown, becoming a high-profile anchor for two new commercial/retail buildings about to rise from the demolished remains of a blighted [...] Read »
Regular readers may be familiar with the East College Street Project, a sustainable urban village in Oberlin, Ohio proposed in 2002 by three graduate students, now known asSustainable Community [...] Read »
blog wunderlust : 10 May 2010
The blog wunderlust is a weekly round up summarizing the architectural highlights, news and web links, that don't otherwise fit the format of this blog. If you have any to share feel free to [...] Read »
Roberto Ercilla Arquitectura
Japanese Bike Bell
Indonesian Series of Adidas Materials of the World Series
Architect Above & Beyond has bagged the £500,000 job to design Leeds City Station’s new cycle point Read »
[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Design ACB Architects has revealed images of its three-unit residential scheme at Southampton, Hampshire Read »
House in Vrhnika
Location: Vrhnika, Slovenia. Design: Arhitektura Kruaec (photos: Miran Kambič ): Read »
I Heart Hamish!
I have been stalking the newsstand for weeks trying to find the latest issue of Australian Vogue Living and was excited to finally find it Saturday. I was even more excited to open up and find [...] Read »
The luxury and elegance of an environment is the contribution of various factors that may be useful in materials or exclusive and prestigious, and in fact the object furniture we deal in this [...] Read »
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The exact on-the-market date for luxury rental building 2 Cooper Square has been a bit of a mystery. And it still is, but EVGrieve notices that the building's teaser site advertises "Summer 2010" [...] Read »
CLEVELAND, Ohio  Planners and advocates in Clevelands Ohio City neighborhood want to season the melting pot around the West Side Market with more specialty food stores, independent businesses [...] Read »
Mayor Jackson’s Sustainability Chief Andrew Watterson doesn’t understand why GE is crying foul about the deal to bring Chinese Light Emitting Diode (LED) manufacturer Sunpu-Opto and 350 [...] Read »
When World Trade Center developer/combatant Larry Silverstein starts plugging the hole of the indefinitely delayed Tower 2, that will technically mean that every project within the original WTC [...] Read »
It Happened One Weekend: Former 'N Sync Member Buys; Fashion Mogul Wants To Sell; More!
1) Former 'N Sync member and aspiring astronaut Lance Bass has signed a contract for a $1.495 million, 1,300-square-foot 1BR at the Chelsea Mercantile. What got Bass to sign on the dotted line, [...] Read »
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Using New Computer Technologies to Refine Your Design Work
When designing, do you begin with a preconceived idea of what your final design will look and feel like? Do you gain inspiration and insight from things that surround you, like nature or someone [...] Read »
House on a Hill
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Monday, Monday
My weekly page update: (**NOTE: The next update on my weekly page will be 2010.05.24.**) This week's dose features Zamet Center in Rijeka, Croatia by 3LHD: The featured past dose is Hotel [...] Read »
Annual Exhibition
Studioplex connects students, faculty, and schools producing provocative architectural design work worldwide. Developed through UCLA�s Laboratory for Cross Cultural Studies at UCLA Architecture [...] Read »
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Spiraling New York Skyscraper Features Bio-Filtration “Lungs”
SF-based IwamotoScott Architecture have designed an incredible spiraling mixed-use high rise as part of an economic study for Greenwich South, the 41-acre site directly south of the World Trade [...] Read »
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High-Flying Algae Airships are Self-Sufficient Airborne Cities
Architect Vincent Callebaut recently unveiled a blue-sky plan for a high-flying fleet of self-sufficient aircraft that are one part zeppelin cities and one part hydrogen-generating floating farms. [...] Read »
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Laser-Equipped Airplane Creates 3D Solar Map of New York City
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Data Soliloquies : Clouds
In their role as climate change canaries, clouds are both more prevalent and closer to home than Arctic ice-caps or polar bears. Cloud patterns have long been read as short-range weather indicators, [...] Read »
There are a lot of unsung heroes in the construction industry. George W. Snow is one of them. Click here Who Was George W. Snow? to listen to a brief and interesting story about this man who [...] Read »
Arrested Development: Andre Balazs, Jay-Z Partner for Hotel That's Already Not Happening
Back in 2006, the first plans surfaced for 345 West 14th Street, a three-story building that Morris Adjmi Architects planned to turn into a residential development with movable shutters to block [...] Read »
The Medical Mart and Convention Center project in downtown Cleveland is providing an opportunity to rethink the Mall, one of the most significant civic spaces in the country. At a public forum [...] Read »
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BP Considers Other Options After Oil Containment Cap Fails
Its one failure after the next for oil giant BP. The corporations latest attempt to stop oil from spilling out of the Deepwater Horizon well fell short. This weekend, BP attempted to place [...] Read »
On the Market: Truman Capote's Heights House Asks a Cold-Blooded $18M
The walls that watched Truman Capote write "In Cold Blood," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and other books can now be yours—for more than has ever been paid for a Brooklyn house. The 70 Willow Street [...] Read »
Prescott Passive House by Studio 804 nearly complete
Modern Sustainable Water Villa by Modern Zen Architects
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Turkish Towels at Distant
The London Festival of Architecture has received an extra £60,000 of funding from the Arts Council, paving the way for three more projects to go ahead Read »
Top 10 Green Architecture Firms
In conjunction with Architect magazine's second annual listing of the Architect 50, the magazine also created a list of top 10 green architecture firms. Its findings are based upon surveys administered [...] Read »
"Young designers, encouraged by forward-thinking leaders, have created notable works in some of the city's poorest areas," reports Christopher Hawthorne of Los Angeles Times. la times. Related [...] Read »
At the start of the Mille Miglia in Brescia, BMW introduced the limited edition Mille Miglia 2010 the Z4 sDrive35is. The Z4 sDrive35is Limited Edition Mille Miglia 2010, produced only 99 copies, [...] Read »
Metropolis by Rob Carter - Last 3 minutes from Rob Carter .via The Publics , Of Parking Lots and Automobiles , also worth reading. Read »
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CCCWall / Kengo Kuma
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Xi’an Television & Broadcasting Center / MADA s.p.a.m.
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House in Atagoyama a.un architects
Japanese studio a.un architects have completed a house clad inside and out in wood, located in Mie, Japan. Read »
Pael House / Pezo von Ellrichshausen Architects
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Meakins Road by b.e. Architecture
Australian studio b.e. Architecture have completed a house surrounded by a steel and timber timber grid in coastal Victoria, Australia. Read »
House in Sierra de Collado Mediano / Padilla Nicás Arquitectos
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PARIS-MASSENA Dwellings: F.Soler , originally uploaded by hororo . Residential building in the Massena quarter of Paris, France by Francis Soler , 1997. To contribute your Flickr images for [...] Read »
BALI 2010: Marine Research Center in Indonesia
After having been one of the first places in the world to be hit by a catastrophic event as a result of global warming, Indonesia has managed to recover from such devastation and chaos. In the [...] Read »
Hydrogenase / Vincent Callebaut
Close to a year ago, we reported on Callebauts radical idea for a vertical farm situated on the south edge of Roosevelt Island, New York.  It is nice to see that Callebauts latest project, [...] Read »
Mom’s Retreat / Forrest Fulton Architecture
A few days ago, we shared Forrest Fultons Lace Hill proposal for Armenia, and tonight we share the firms idea for a retreat that creates two distinct meditative spaces through its relationships [...] Read »
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Edgar Street Towers by IwamotoScott
San Francisco architects IwamotoScott have completed a design study for a tower (above, right) straddling a street in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Read »
108 Residence / A-cero
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High Voltage Transmisison Line Towers by Arphenotype
Architect Dietmar Koering of Arphenotype has designed these electricity pylons for a competition to envisage a new power transmission network in Iceland. Each pylon would be between 17 and 32 [...] Read »
Remodeling Beach House In Malibu
This is amazing beach house for sandy beach lover and ocean view in Malibu, California. This beach house was originally built in 1976 and measures 2,900 square feet, and remodeling by Shubin [...] Read »
Manchester Civil Justice Centre by DCM
An international competition-winning design for the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice in the North West of England, the biggest court complex to be built in the UK since the Royal Courts [...] Read »