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Plywood: Material, Process, Form at the NYC MoMA
[ February 12, 2012; 10:00; ] Plywood: Material, Process, Form is an ongoing exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City that will be open to the public starting tomorrow, February [...] Read »
15 Housings / MDR Architectes
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Sports Concert Complex / gmp Architekten + Collaborators
The challenging task of designing for the Eurovision Song Contest this year was undertaken by combining the efforts of gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner, Alpine Bau Deutschland AG, [...] Read »
In Progress: Cervantes Theater / Ensamble Studio
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Vanhaerents / Lhoas & Lhoas Architectes
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Give More Exhibition / Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
[ February 3, 2012 0:00 to March 15, 2012 0:00. ] From February 3  March 15, renowned Architecture Forum Aedes Gallery in Berlin will be hosting an exhibition with the title Give more featuring [...] Read »
MoMA CHENGDU / Studio Ramoprimo
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2 North Moore / Turett Collaborative Architects
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Camelot at Cockfosters by Råk-Arkitektur
Swedish studio Råk-Arkitektur have won a competition to design a cultural centre for a north London site believed to have once been the legendary realm of King Arthur. (more&) Read »
Frozen Trees Installation / Like Architects
Designed by Like Architects , Frozen Trees is a temporary installation for Christmas lighting in D. Pedro IV square in Lisbon. It builds an illuminated, frozen and fractal Christmas landscape [...] Read »
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Young Disabled Modules and Workshop Pavillions by ///g.bang///
You can’t miss this bright red psychiatric centre in Spain, where the differently pitched roofs are meant to reveal how much mental activity takes place in each room. (more&) Read »
The Lost Wall / YNL Design
The Lost Wall project by YNL Design is not meant to be a physical revival of whats lost, but rather an ideological intervention through the use of controversial architectural intrusion. It redefines [...] Read »
Two Semi-detached Houses In Barcelona / CAVAA Arquitectes
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Water Works Park / Sasaki Associates
Sasaki Associates , with RDG Planning & Design and Applied Ecological Services (AES), were recently announced as the winning team of the Water Works Parkitecture Competition. The international [...] Read »
AD Round Up: Architecture in the Snow
Here in the Lower 48, winter weather has been hard to come by. However, Alaska’s snowy landscape has inspired us to compile a list of images, previously featured on ArchDaily, that capture [...] Read »
Rowing Center / José María Sánchez García
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Via Regina Public Garden / Lorenzo Noé Studio Di Architettura
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AD Round Up: LIbraries Part IX
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City of London Information Centre / Make Architects
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Nonresidential Construction Spending Expected to Increase in 2012
In 2011, a volatile Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reflected the unstable conditions U.S. practices were struggling to deal with. However, the year ended optimistically as the ABI remained [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
BREAKING: Henry Urbach Appointed Executive Director of Philip Johnson Glass House
The Architects Newspaper has learned that curator and gallerist Henry Urbach will become the new executive director of the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, a National Trust [...] Read »
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Bench 12 from series 1 by Nico Yektai
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The Metropol Parasol was designed by Architect, J. MAYER H., with engineering consulting from Arup. The Metropol Parasol is one of the largest wooden structures in the world and was completed [...] Read »
Artic Cuisine, Faviken Magasinet by Howard Sooley
Norwegian 'Red House' by JVA Architects
Naama Hofman | The Game of Light
This extension to the NZ Maritime Museum is designed to house an exhibition of New Zealand yachting, from early small boats through to NZL32, which first won the Americas Cup for this country. [...] Read »
Additional content for your BIM software
While most BIM applications present the user with a fairly large collection of objects (furniture, building elements, drawing details), they don't have everything. Although you can create your [...] Read »
A Prison Camp is for Escaping: Grand Illusion (1937)
[Image: Posters for Grand Illusion , currently out of print from the Criterion Collection]. For the first film in Breaking Out and Breaking In a distributed film fest—where you watch the films [...] Read »
Land Rover Defender 110 SE – Blaser Limited Edition
MYZ by Tsuchida Takuya
Novo Watches
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POLL: Would You Boycott Apple Products Until They Improve Working Conditions in China?
Apple has been in hot water ever since a long and detailed New York Times report came out highlighting abuses and environmental hazards during the manufacture of its products in China. From [...] Read »
Honja Low Denim by Y-3
Just to remind that   Log  is calling for papers for their next issue 25 Spring/Summer 2012 , which theme is Reclaim Resi[lience]stance. It will be edited by French architect François Roche/R&Sie(n) [...] Read »
Fully Retractable Living Room Facade/Wall
Looking to buy a distinctive home in New York City? Perhaps one featured in my Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture ? Or one with a "fully retractable living room facade/wall"? If [...] Read »
Vans Surf – Chauffer
Air Jordan XI Concord Diamond Pendant
6,426 per km2 by Greer Muldowney
Opinions
Emotional Cityness
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Construction process of Bajo Martin County by Magen Arquitectos .. via Magen Arquitectos Read »
A house built from more than a billion euros
The house is constructed from sheets of plywood and frames donated by a local DIY shop. The outside walls are built from stacked bricks while inside, the shredded euros are used to plaster the [...] Read »
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Humane Society Alleges Pigs Are Being Badly Abused at 2 of America’s Large Swine Farms
After an undercover mission to expose cruelty at factory farms, the Humane Society has filed a legal complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange and Federal Trade Commission (U.S. SEC) alleging [...] Read »
QooQ | Culinary Tablet
Grid-it | Gadget Organizer
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Follow Inhabitots on Pinterest for Awesome Green Kids Tips, Products and Toys!
Have you heard the news? Inhabitots is now on Pinterest and weve been pinning up a storm of our favorite green toys,recycled craft DIYs, baby products and a lot more eco kids goodness. If [...] Read »
Soundfreaq SFQ-01 Sound Platform for iPhone, iPod and iPad
Traditional Style NZE Homes in Maryland
Traditional home styles plus a net-zero building standard is a winning combination in the Homes at North Pointe development in Frederick, Maryland. Homes at North Pointe are attaining NAHB's [...] Read »
I aimed to assimilate,because the quiet surroundings. The building filled with soil, and low proportions. Levels in each room is a little lower, the animals like to enter in nest. Also the [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Rustic Parasol Pavilion Pops Up Atop Renovated 14th Century Spanish Castle Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: castell d'emporda, concrete, Costa Brava, dutch design, [...] Read »
Harborview Hills by Laidlaw Schultz Architects
Frank Lloyd Wright's Heller House is on the market for $2.5m
Its astonishing 6,100 sq ft of outrageous opulence - including 33 stained glass windows, four fireplaces, several wood panelled walls, seven bedrooms and its very own working elevator - has allowed [...] Read »
15 Cool Tents for Chic Camping Vacations
Plant Smartwall
Intriguing Earth Architecture 87
Gasometer B, Vienna, Austria - Coop Himmelb(l)au via flickr: one2three Feature your photographs here: + join our flickr pool Read »
$38,000 Hybrid Bikes From Hungary
Gimme Shelter: Orlando-area bus stops get theme park treatment
A series of sculptural bus stops will be installed throughout Orlando as part of an effort to bring art into the community. Entech Creative, a production engineering company, teamed up with Walter [...] Read »
2013 BMW X6
Amin’s Residence by Dipen Gada & Associates
Waaf lamp
Miscellaneous
The Great Model of Lutyens project for Liverpool RC Cathedral. (more...) Read »
Generator Studio Wins Pavilion Competition in Kansas City
The Nelson Atkins Museum has just announced that Generator Studio has won the competition to design a temporary pavilion on its grounds. The pavilion will be part of an upcoming exhibition Inventing [...] Read »
Lodge Chair by Baltasar Portillo
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KPMG \ 3XN Architects
An Expression of Subtle Strength for KPMG’s Danish HQ A balance between a thoughtful blending into the surrounding scale and an elegant, yet significant expression has been the driving thought [...] Read »
Giselle Lounge Table by Anna Neklesa for Kerozene Design
AM Jewellery
The Art of Bo Lundvang
his 85 sqm 3-levels apartment, which is located within a large scale (130 apartments) residential building, has undergone a massive facelift. It has a magnificent panoramic view, of both the [...] Read »
January Month in Review [Outline]
Heres an outline of our coverage from January. In terms of our new articles, the most shared one on Facebook was about liquid-cooling LEDs by Switch Lighting, while the most shared one on Twitter [...] Read »
Steel & Wood Stair by BUILD LLC
Subway Series
The 11, Luxury Foosball Table
Packaway Buckets
Portrait Collection by SICIS
The Urban Lodge by Gelotte Hommas Architecture
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Shocking Climate Week Survey: Business Leaders More Influential Than Celebrities On Environmental Issues
You have to feel sorry for celebrities  if it wasnt hard enough being constantly chased by the paparazzi and deciding what to do with their millions of dollars, it appears that when it comes [...] Read »
Sasaki Associates, with RDG and AES, Wins Water Works Parkitecture Competition
Des Moines Water Works, working in partnership with Iowa State University Department of Landscape Architecture, recently announced that Sasaki Associates, with RDG Planning & Design and Applied [...] Read »
Lego Realism by Bruce Lowell
"Thirsty" Sculptures Made of Drinking Straws
Juan Moreno and UNO Charter today at CAF, Tigerman rêverie at the Graham tomorrow - February calendar . . . ?
We're still in our hamster-in-a-wheel phase of completing the February calendar of Chicago architectural events . . . So, here's a heads-up that today at 12:15 at the Chicago Architecture Foundation [...] Read »
Inside Prefab: The Ready-made Interior
March Madness
The March issues of magazines are starting to arrive and I swear I still have September issues I still haven't gotten rid of yet.  One that I am most excited to receive though is Harper's Bazaar [...] Read »
Mission One Electric Superbike | by Mission Motors
LifeStyle Solution's Curved Lounge Chair
Albania Terrain Silver Pendant
In a relatively small plot for the purpose intended, on the edge of a historic district on the coast of Lima, next to two heavily traveled highways of metropolitan scale, there is this collection [...] Read »
Boardwalking is a master plan for an area of Sion, capital and economic centre of the Valais region. The city is situated along a major railway line between Switzerland and Italy, and constitutes [...] Read »
Frank Gehry is working for free as architect of new Jazz Bakery
Ruth Price, president and artistic director of the Jazz Bakery since it debuted in 1992, said Tuesday that she didnt know Gehry, or even ask for his help, before he called about six months ago [...] Read »
Corkers Pushpin Cork Creatures
Troll Wall Restaurant by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter
A Storybook Cottage by Gelotte Hommas Architecture
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Read the rest of Amazing Cathedral Made From 55,000 LEDs Rises at Belgiums Festival of Lights Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: belgium light festival, cathedral made from LEDs, [...] Read »
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Compact Bike Helmet by Agence 360 Folds Up to Fit in Your Bag
While cycling is undoubtedly fun and a great way to keep fit, we all know dangerous it can be if you dont take safety precautions  yet so many cyclists still dont wear their helmets! A common [...] Read »
Stylish Fireplaces by Acquaefuoco
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Globe Trotting: Lighting Firm Creates Church Mosaic From 55,000 LED Bulbs
Photo via PSFK In a show of astonishing artistry (not to mention patience), 80-year-old Italian lighting company Luminaire de Cagna has installed 55,000 LED lights in the colonnade of a cathedral [...] Read »
Apple iDesk Concept by Adam Benton
Alizabeth Sawyer Boot Inserts
‘Bloom’ – Handmade Luxury lounge
Technology
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Read the rest of Amazing Fuel-Saving Wonderbags Keep Cooking Food Long After You Turn Off the Heat Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions, Design for Health, eco design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Cocoon is a Spiraling Mesh-Encased Office Nestled Into a Park in Zurich Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "office building", "sustainable architecture", camenzind [...] Read »
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The REK Modular Table Transforms to Fit Any Interior
Reinier de Jong’s new REK coffee table adapts to any apartment size or social situation with ease. The wooden surfaces slide and transform to create an array of usable surfaces, or fold up [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Verdant Via Regina Public Garden Dangles Over Lake Como in Italy Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: brienno, existing structures, green design, green park, green [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Montreals Snow Village is a Wintery Hotel and Bar Made Entirely From Ice Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amarula Ice Bar, Biosphere Environmental Museum, Chef [...] Read »
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High Flying F-Light Lamps Made From Recycled Airbus A300 Jets
We’ve seen old airplanes recycled into hotels, homes, and restaurants, but Paul Coudamy is taking things piece by piece with his incredible F-light. The designer has transformed the walls of [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Electric Utility To Buy University of Marylands Solar Decathlon-Winning WaterShed House Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: design contests, energy efficient design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of University of Texas Students Integrate Sustainability and Education With Africas Promise Village School Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", [...] Read »