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Tour: Toronto City Hall Green Roof
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May Green Coverage in Review
Hopefully you're catching a little rest and relaxation while observing this fine Memorial Day holiday. As is the customary at the end of the month here, I've linked up all of our coverage from [...] Read »
Cardboard Fort Architecture: A Critical Analysis 2
The BUILDblog throws some tomatoes at round two of Cardboard Fort Architecture. Read »
2 BR, 3.5 BA Co-op Asking: $2,695,000 | Gracious, Elegant 1112 Park Avenue, 9C [Stribling] Read »
2 BR, 2.5 BA Co-op Asking: $1,325,000 | Quiet and Private 850 Park Avenue, 1DR [Stribling] Read »
Rhapsody wall and floor tiles - Johnson Tiles
Modular Screen Panels by Moorhead & Moorhead
Coconut Chair
PDW…
from HandBin
Hanging-Masks Jewellery Box
Designed in the same series as the " Mannered-Man-Pendant ", this jewellery box is also hominoidal, with a series of four faces with different moods on each of its sides, and also hangs, but [...] Read »
New home and kitchen accessories from Swanky Maison
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Jannis Kounellis
Pioneer Inner Earphones With Changeable Parts
Babol Lighting deMajo Series
Weekend Links May 31
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Haus Arabellagasse
House extension by SUE ARCHITEKTEN (photos: Hertha Hurnaus ): Read »
What does Memorial Day mean to you?BBQ? Parades? Beach trip? Fireworks?Yes, those are fun images of the day, but my uncle, Richard, comes to my mind on Memorial Day. As a young boy, Richard Laxson [...] Read »
Chistera Lawn by Jérôme Gauthier
Firefly by Vuk Dragovic
Stunning Home by Xten Architecture
Custom Crushed-Glass Counter by Danenberg Design
Modern / Retro Kitchen in Palo Alto by Danenberg Design
Danenberg Design - Shoe Closet in Spa-Like Master Bath
Crisp, Clean Contemporary Kitchen in Los Gatos, CA
The Garden House
Salt Water
Architectural Works
Bergman Center / Tham & Videgård Arkitekter
Tham & Videgård Arkitekter received first prize for the competition to design the Bergman Center, a foundation and a meeting place with focus on Ingmar Bergman’s oeuvre and on Fårö as his [...] Read »
Smart Concrete / Michelle Pelletier
Technology keeps getting better and better – the other day, we featured Dyesols window that captures energy from light-releasing electrons that is then trapped and conducted as electricity, [...] Read »
SALC House / Frederico Zanelato | Architects
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from dezeen
Container Studio by MB Architecture
New York studio MB Architecture have completed an art studio in the woods made of two steel shipping containers in Amagansett, New York. Read »
Forum for Urban Design
Last week, we attended a forum on urbanism held in Goldman Sach’s brand new building in downtown Manhattan.  The forum specifically discussed the role of the mega project and its significance [...] Read »
Studi-o Cahaya / Mamostudio
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Movijovem Youth Hostel / ComA
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International Design Competition Playable 2010
Playable10:International Design Competition invites designers of all types from around the world to design playground equipment and spaces that will give a sense of place, wonder and fun so strong [...] Read »
Lycée de Bagatelle / Laurens & Loustau Architectes
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News
The Stone Towers by Zaha Hadid Architects
Zaha Hadid Architects have unveiled plans for an office and retail development called The Stone Towers in Cairo, Egypt. Ancient Egyptian stonework incorporates a vast array of patterns and textures [...] Read »
Technology
from Inhabit
Potus Pots Turn Old Incandescent Light Bulbs into Lovely Planters
Light up your home the right way with energy-efficient CFL bulbs, then consider transforming your old incandescent bulbs into bud-growing vases like these amazing Potus Pots! Designed by Natalia [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Companies Transform Scrap Cardboard Into Ethanol Fuel
A new partnership between a paperboard mill and a biofuel producer is now producing ethanol fuel from scrap cardboard fiber. While 95% of cardboard can easily be recycled again into more cardboard, [...] Read »
from Inhabit
German Water Park Makes Wastewater Recycling Fun
With the weather heating up and summer right around the corner, we were excited to see this beautiful German water park recently showcased on Dezeen. Designed by Ooze and Marjetica Potrc, the [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
GeoGOOOOOO - Icons on maps
Icons dominate the modern maps completely and with the comic style Google simplifications of symbols our ives have become very ordinary. There are currently some 166 Google standard symbols available [...] Read »