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Architectural Works
AD Classics: MIT Baker House Dormitory / Alvar Aalto
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[ September 19, 2010 to September 27, 2010. ] The German American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (GACCoM) is pleased to introduce the successor to the prestigious Transatlantic Program, "Transatlantic [...] Read »
100 Most Creative People / Fast Company
Fast Company just announced this years 100 Most Creative People.  The list includes a variety of professions and the selection is proof that creativity is alive and well in 2010.  While [...] Read »
So Da Hun / IROJE KHM Architects
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Elderly Care House / Geninasca Delefortrie Architectes
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from dezeen
Soccer City by Boogertman Urban Edge + Partners and Populous
Soccer City in Johannesburg, reconstructed by architects Boogertman Urban Edge + Partners and global sports architecture firm Populous, will host the final of the FIFA World Cup which starts next month. Read »
Fallingwater On-Site Cottages Competition proposal / Wendell Burnette Architects
A couple of days ago we featured Saucier + Perrottes proposal for the Fallingwater On-Site Cottages Competition in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, USA. Today, Wendell Burnette Architects | Michael Boucher [...] Read »
AD Round Up: Awarded Competitions Part III
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Cultural incubator: visiting The Lumber Room [updated]
Photo by Brian Libby It's a small renovation project that has been in progress for a whopping six years - usually not a good sign. It's a private space not open to the public. And it's designed [...] Read »
Houses for Dogs
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Reversible Destiny / Shusaku Arakawa + Madeline Gins
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AD Classics: Salk Institute / Louis Kahn
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Miscellaneous
Beautiful Hotel in Taiwan
Week in Review: Inside Daniel Craig's New Pad; Extell's Condo/Hotel Revealed
Click the image above to view the full photogallery. This week's top stories: Inside Daniel Craig's New Tribeca Pied-a-Terre, Extell's 75-Story Midtown Condo/Hotel Finally Revealed, Google Genius [...] Read »
Open MAXXI
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Lights Out for Cleveland LED Plant
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Chin Up by Lisa Sandall
Green Bits keychains recycled wine barrel morsels
from Inhabit
iPhone Apps To Help You Enjoy the Outdoors
Traveling to the great outdoors offers an escape from the hubbub of modern technology, but youd be surprised at how handy your iPhone can be while youre out there (just ban yourself from checking [...] Read »
Flux by Jerszy Seymour
On the Rental Market: Here's Your Memorial Day Grill & Firepit Pad (w/2BR Duplex)
Click the image above to view the full photogallery.[Photos by Will Femia] Just in time for that Memorial Day barbecue, here's an Alphabet City stunner that we dropped by last week. This is one [...] Read »
1105 Dwell Aims for Energy Efficiency
Dwell Development Design + Build, a firm in Washington state focusing on urban infill development, recently completed these four homes located at 1105 23rd Avenue South in Seattle. Targeted to [...] Read »
Beach House, Doors Open and more
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Miscellaneous
from Inhabit
A New Study Finds Only 8% of Sunscreens are Effective
You may have already started stocking up on sunscreen for the summer, but you might want to wait a second before slathering it onto your delicate skin. A recent study conducted by the Environmental [...] Read »
Celeste Pendant Light
James Gardener Goes Gaga for Central Park Kiosk
As editors ourselves, we know writers dont usually write the headlines. Still, we were struck by one atop a recent review by our friend and sometimes contributor James Gardner in The Real Deal, [...] Read »
Helio by Léa Longis
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Hide and Seek Squirrel Hooks
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The Ismaili Centre and Aga Khan Museum
Today (May 28) will mark the groundbreaking on two buildings of exceptional importance for the city: a religious and community centre for Ismaili Muslims and a new museum of Islamic art. Theyre [...] Read »
Perspectives on Urbanism from an Englishman in New York
Charles Holland, from FAT , discusses the hipster and non-hipster urbanism of New York City on his blog Fantastic Journal . Read »
Bon Weekend!
I hope everyone enjoys this wonderful long weekend! Photos by Pamela Hansen Read »
Neko Container
Studio Banana TV interviews Patxi Mangado , architect for the Spanish Pavillion at the Zaragoza Expo 08 and the Pamplona horse-riding centre. Read »
Gallery House by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects
The Fake Door in Paris
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CurbedWire: Coney Island's Luna Park Opens for the Season Tomorrow
[Via Curbed Photo Pool/Rubys Host] CONEY ISLAND—We're wrapping up early for the long weekend, but we haven't forgotten that Coney Island Astroland replacement Luna Park opens for the season [...] Read »
At this moment, we are only four people away from having 1,100 Facebook fans. It's all about the little things, so help us get over that vital 1.1K marker, would ya? Fan us here. Read »
PriceChopper: Gwathmey-Designed Apartment Now Nearly 45 Percent Off
We hate to put our usual bloody axe over this apartment at 240 Centre Street, but we can't avoid the ugly truth: the place did get PriceChopped this week, from $19.95 million to $16.75 million, [...] Read »
Herzog + de Meuron's Elphilharmonie Concert Hall Tops Out
Today in Hamburg the "topping-out" celebrations began for the city's new cultural landmark on the Elbe River. Elphilharmonie started construction a year and a half ago and is now reaching completion. [...] Read »
Technology
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4 Days Left to Vote for Your Favorite Spring Greening Design!
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Best of Earth2Tech: Sputtering Solar, Tony Blair & Tesla Timeline
This week were thrilled bring you the Best of Earth2Tech, a new feature that will highlight the most interesting news about green entrepreneurs and innovators that the folks at Earth2Tech covered. [...] Read »
from Inhabit
LOTO Chandeliers Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles
These stunning sculptural chandeliers are far from what they appear to be. Modeled after the precious lotus flowers that emerge from murky swampland, Eugenio Menjivar’s LOTO Lamps transform [...] Read »
from Inhabit
If youve been a fan of Inhabitat for awhile, you may have noticed our love for the humanitarian design non-profit Project H Design. Founded by former Inhabitat Managing Editor Emily Pilloton, [...] Read »
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DIY Icosahedron Mobile/Toy Made From Colored Pencils!
It’s never too early to instill a little pragmatism into your children, but it’s always best when done with a little bit of creativity. Spotted by our intrepid reporters at this years Model [...] Read »
Saraca House by Formwekz
Beyond the Carping: Archeworks Infrastructures for Change Takes on the Great Lakes; plus Archeworks goes to Venice Biennale
OK, so we finished congratulating ourselves on Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicag o with the close of last year's centennial celebration. Where do we go from here? Chicago's alternative design [...] Read »
Kitchen by SHED Architecture & Design
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Modern Armchair by Sancal
speciation
Speciation is the evolutionary process by which new biological species arise. Term used to descibe the splitting of lineages or cladogensis as opposed to anagesnsis or phyletic evolution [...] Read »
On Hipster And Non-Hipster Urbanism
(Image of the new east london railway line under construction, via )On the High Line the hipsters come and go Talking of Diller and Scofidio ....... A friend of mine once proposed an urban golf [...] Read »
Real Estate Sold: Village Green Condos Still Selling Close to Asking Prices
Ever since we first labeled eco-minded East Village condo Village Green a success story for overcoming its bust-era origins, we've been checking back to see whether the closed sales bear out [...] Read »
The New York Building Congress wraps up the decade with an analysis of construction spending, and it turns out that NYC construction spending totaled $26.7 billion in 2009. That's an eight percent [...] Read »
The new Whitney Museum building on the High Line really must be happening, because Diane von Furstenberg (of High Line sundeck fame!) has devoted her store's windows to it. The window text says [...] Read »
News
Wooden Forest Apartment by Ikeda Yukie Architects
Japanese architects Ikeda Yukie have completed Wooden Forest Apartment, a renovation of an old two-storey wooden house in Nakano, Tokyo. The architects have retained and exposed the building’s [...] Read »
The Kimbell Art Museum expansion project is finally moving forward. Read »