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Ring Out, Wild Bells
Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light; The year is dying in the night; Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy [...] Read »
Decofoils by LG Hausys(India)
Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, disciple of Luis Barragan, dies at 80
Legorreta continued the tradition of architect Luis Barragan, who died in 1988. Like Barragan, Legorreta used bright colors, massive solid walls, courtyards and geometric cutout windows to interact [...] Read »
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Fisker Officially Recalls All Karmas to Fix Battery Defect
Fisker Automotive, the maker of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in electric hybrid vehicle has officially announced a recall of all 239 Karmas in the world in order to fix a defect recently revealed [...] Read »
The Brands That Used Digital Wisely in 2011
9/11 Memorial Museum: Not Now (all about $$)
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Apple iPhone Trumstand
BLOCK Research Group’s Freeform Catalan Thin-Tile Vault
Brought to you by: A research project explores techniques from the past to learn about building stronger structures in the future Sometimes research involves destruction in the name of creation. [...] Read »
TBONE House by Coast Office Architecture
Sumptuous Residence with a Cosmopolitan Touch
Blue Bead Bracelet 2
The workplace is not about space…
&but you know that! (More on this soon after the first of the year) Filed under: Strategy design Read »
Exquisite Contemporary Loft Design by Donovan Hill
Chick Lamp by Luca Vagnini
Zen-otaph: Steve Jobs and the Meaning Behind Apple’s New Campus
Apple’s new campus in Cupertino has left the design community a bit perplexed. Back in September most of the architectural critics who weighed in on the issue expressed a one-two combination [...] Read »
Video
First interactive tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater for iPad.. by planet architecture .. more .. Tweet Read »
Architectural Works
Safor School of Architects / Orts-Trullenque
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Here at ArchDaily we are still pretty amped about the Flight Assembled Architecture exhibit by Gramazio & Kohler and Raffaello d’Andrea, in cooperation with ETH Zurich. Located at the FRAC [...] Read »
We have talk a lot lately about Michael Graves , his Wounded Warrior Home Project and his thoughts on hospital room design, mentioning briefly about his initiative to create beautiful and functional [...] Read »
House W-DR / GRAUX & BAEYENS architecten
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Netdragon Commune / OPEN Architecture
At the virgin beach front area where Min River meets the Pacific Ocean, and adjacent to Fuzhou Changle Airport, Netdragon Websoft Company’s new headquarters building, designed by OPEN Architecture [...] Read »
Wafra Living Complex / AGi Architects
The design for the ‘Wafra Living’ complex by AGi Architects won the first prize in the future project/residential category in the WAF 2011 competition. The proposal consists of a high rise [...] Read »
Europan 11 Proposal: Havenkwartier / Maas Architecten
Located at the southeast of the historical city center in Havenkwartier Deventer, the site for the project by Maas Architecten is marked by a remarkable building: the Hoge Silo. Accompanied by [...] Read »
Photography: Museum der Kulturen / Herzog & de Meuron by Duccio Malagamba
Duccio Malagamba shared with us his photographic work on Herzog and de Meurons Museum der Kulturen. His photos not just provide us with more images on this exciting design, but allow us to [...] Read »
Fire Station In Weert / BDG Architecten Ingenieurs Zwolle
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H-House / TOFU architects
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News
U.S. firm Moore Ruble Yudell is master planning a huge development for China’s largest agriculture company. Read »
A state-of-the-art headquarters for China CITIC Bank designed by Foster + Partners is starting to rise along the banks of the Qian Tang Jiang river in Hangzhou. Read »
Miscellaneous
Does classicism have a future?
It all depends on how you define its past, and what you think of our present…. “To which the retort is: maybe it is precisely because professors of the classics have refused to engage [...] Read »
A Charming Loft in Madrid by Frederick Sotomayor
We Can Move It For You Wholesale
[Images: Moving Fort Moore High School in Los Angeles, 1886; photos courtesy of the Title Insurance and Trust/C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, USC Libraries]. In 1886, Los Angeles moved the [...] Read »
After the passing of Giuseppe Brion, founder of Brion Vega, his wife Onorina, commissioned architect Carlo Scarpa to design a monumental tomb in San Vito d'Altivole next to a little cemetery. Read »
Nike Snowboarding “American Eagle” Zoom Force 1
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The WindFlip Barge Concept Installs Offshore Wind Turbines Inexpensively and With Ease
The WindFlip barge concept was designed to simplify the installation of offshore wind turbines and in the process has managed to be a solution that also cuts cost. Installing offshore wind turbines [...] Read »
Ravine Residence by Hariri Pontarini Architects
House in Chihuahua by PRODUCTORA
Gucci Lace-Up Boots
27 Spectacular Attic Bedroom Designs
Concentricity, Cool Interactive Light Sculptures
7 Pioneer Passivhaus Projects of 2011
The Passive House movement in the US was on a major tear in 2011 but for that awful split between PHIUS and international PHI.  The standard seemed free of maneuvers and politics and infighting, [...] Read »
House 02 in Nicolas’ Hill by Za Bor Architects
Anisha Lamp | by Foscarini
Jumeirah Vittaveli Resort in Maldives
Technology
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Scientists Turn Cotton Thread into Electronic Transistors, Wearable Computers on the Way
Wearable computers just moved a stitch closer to reality with the development of cotton fiber electric circuits and transistors. An international team of scientists from the United States, Italy [...] Read »
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The Cost Of Christmas: Millions of Tons of Non-Recyclable Packaging
Christmas has come and gone, and amid the unwanted socks and numerous toiletry gift sets are piles of wrapping paper. While many of us will put our wrapping paper out to be recycled, the fact [...] Read »
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INTERVIEW: Gensler’s Irwin Miller on Sustainable Architecture and Opportunity Green
Gensler has more than 3,000 professionals in 41 locations around the world, and together they have managed to make quite an impact with sustainable arch itecture. Granted, not every architecture [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Jonna Pohjalainen’s Giant Colored Pencil Sculptures Make You Feel Miniature! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Colour Pencils sculpture, eco design, environmental [...] Read »
Loft in Bagnolet, France by Isabelle Rouyer
Sustainabley Designed Weekend House by David Jay Weiner
Ricardo Legorreta, who brought back the sun to the U of C's Gothic gray, dies at 80
 click image for larger view A brief obituary here .  A sampling of his work here .  My photoessay on the Max Palevsky Residential Commons at the University of Chicago here . Read »
Episode two of "Great Spaces" takes us back in time to the Brooklyn Bridge. One of the most iconic pieces of New York City architecture, the Bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn with one of [...] Read »
The Bookbike Unique Bicycle Storage System by BYografia
A Vapid Unbearable Lightness: Why Modern Architecture Struggles to Inspire Catholics
La Tourette Monastery by Le Corbusier  in Eveux, France Inspired by a recent visit to a Le Corbusier-designed Dominican monastery near the French city of Lyon, I've been thinking a lot about [...] Read »
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Wall Street Journal notes some nice architectural efforts
Read the story and see the photos here . – GF House on the north shore of Lake Superior, designed by Minneapolis-based architect Julie Snow. Photo Peter Kerze House in Shelter Island, NY designed [...] Read »
Triumph Speed Twin | by Rod and Tod Design
Scribe Bed Desk
Splash! In Post-Olympic Beijing, a Waterpark is Born
Cool Couches: Plunk Down On One of Styleture’s Picks
Mt. Helix house by Frontis + Young Architecture
Mini pencil drawings look like vintage photos.
Lucas Maassen & Sons Furniture Factory.