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Architectural Photographers: Cristobal Palma
Architecture can be experienced in several ways, from writings to a travel, but so far it has been photography the main medium to transmit this experience. At ArchDaily weve had the chance to [...] Read »
Ingredients of Reality: The Dismantling of New York City / Lan Tuazon at Storefront for Art and Architecture
[ February 28, 2012 19:00 to April 7, 2012 19:00. ] The Storefront for Art and Architecture at 97 Kenmare Street in NYC will be exhibiting two new projects from Lan Tuazon , an artist living [...] Read »
Hamburg Brooktorkai / Antonio Citterio And Partners
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Winners of ‘Alvar Aalto: The Mark of the Hand’, by Harry Charrington and Vezio Nava
A week ago we launched a giveaway for you to win 4 copies of Alvar Aalto: The Mark of the Hand, by Harry Charrington and Vezio Nava. Today, and after more than 300 comments, we have our 4 lucky& Read »
More photos of Wang Shu’s work by Iwan Baan
From Iwan Baan s website we are bringing you two more projects by 2012 Pritzker laureate, Wang Shu: The Ceramic House (Coffee House) in the Jinhua Architecture Park, where Ai Wei Wei, working [...] Read »
The Local Architect / Wang Shu
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Regiocentrale Zuid by Wiel Arets Architects
Offices for a water-management company designed by Dutch architect Wiel Arets are nearing completion in Maasbracht, the Netherlands. (more&) Read »
Hungarian Villa / Bauer Polla + Onodi Andras
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Niemeyer Center, by Danica Ocvirk Kus
Danica Ocvirk Kus shared with us her photographic work for Oscar Niemeyers Niemeyer Center in Aviles, Spain. Known her work across Europe, her talent is very eloquently represented through these [...] Read »
Malpertuus Veterinary Clinic / architecten de vylder vinck taillieu
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‘Calling of the Sea’ – Exhibition Hall for Yantai Development Zone Blueprint / Origin Architect
Calling of the Sea, the proposal for the exhibition hall for Yantai Development Zone Blueprint by Origin Architect , will be not only a space to exhibit the blueprint of Yantai City, but also [...] Read »
Laboratory Canfranc / Basilio Tobías
Architects: Basilio Tobías Location: Huesca, Spain Collaborators: Daniel Fuertes, Susan Valdivia, Francisco Corbalán, Ateco (structure), JG Ingenieros (installations) Quantity surveyor: Gabriel [...] Read »
Room For Justice / Mauricio García Cué
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AD Recommends: Best of the Week
Five great projects you may have missed from last week. The main image is from RVDMs Arriva Headquarters, a public transport company in Portugal. And dont forget to check the great Nanshan [...] Read »
New Police Headquarters and Extension of Charleroi/Danses / Jean Nouvel and MDW Architecture
The new Police headquarters and the extension of Charleroi/Danses was designed by Jean Nouvel and MDW Architecture . The City of Charleroi has commissioned the CFE group to design, build, finance [...] Read »
Josai School Of Management / Studio SUMO
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House in Izumi-Ohmiya by Tato Architects
Japanese studio Tato Architects have converted a warehouse in Osaka into a house where residents can climb up the walls. (more&) Read »
Research and Technology Innovation Park / Brooks + Scarpa
The Research and Technology Innovation Park, designed by Brooks + Scarpa , will be Mexicos first new construction LEED Platinum building.  The site is located in Monterrey near the airport [...] Read »
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Redbridge Welcome Centre by Peter Barber Architects
Slideshow:  London studio  Peter Barber Architects has completed a centre for drug and alcohol rehabilitation in Ilford, northeast London. (more&) Read »
Infographic: The history of the Pritzker Prize
Infographic: The history of the Pritzker Prize originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 27 Feb 2012.send to Twitter | Share on Facebook | What do you think about this? Read »
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Dezeen Screen: Première by Taller de Casqueria
Dezeen Screen: this movie filmed by Spanish graphics studio Taller de Casqueria shows a theatrical dance performance taking place inside the Espacio Andaluz de Creación Contemporánea, a contemporary [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
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Hawaii’s Largest Wind Farm Starts Construction on Oahu’s North Shore
Last Friday, politicians in Hawaii helped to break ground at what will soon become Hawaiis largest wind farm. The Kawailoa Wind Farm, which is being built on Oahus north shore will be the source [...] Read »
Molto Mario
I love the opportunity to peek into the homes of people whom I admire.  As my photography hobby becomes more important in my life, I am always looking at the work of others as inspiration.   [...] Read »
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350 MPGe Peraves MonoTracer Electric MTE-150 Motorbike Hits the Market
Heres the ultimate ride for two-wheeled electric speed freaks   the Peraves MonoTracer MTE-150. A commercial version of the electrified motorbike that took away top X-Prize honors in the [...] Read »
Seiko Classic Divers Watch
House on Hoopers Island by David Jameson Architect
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Mind-Controlled Electric Skateboard is Steered by Your Brain Signals
Hold up Marty McFly  you might think your hoverboard is cool, but can you control it with your brain? The crew over at Chaotic Moon Labs are about to blow your mind with their latest invention, [...] Read »
Glidehouse Prefab Built on Vashon Island
As mentioned a few months ago, Massachusetts- and California-based Blu Homes recently undertook the construction of a new Glidehouse prefab on Vashon Island in Washington.  The home was built [...] Read »
Getting Chicago Culture's Light out from under the Bushel - One Word, Benjamin: Streaming
If you're one of the people who actually check out my monthly calendars , you know - both of you - that there's always a wealth of great lectures, forums and presentations going on.  Like fireflies, [...] Read »
Wim Wenders Turns His Hand To Architecture
Wenders revealed his ambition to make a 3-D documentary about architecture. "I have actually already started a long-term project in 3D. It will take several years to do a film about architecture, [...] Read »
Small House by Unemori Architects
The Small House designed by Unemori Architects, is & small. Its footprint is only 4 by 4 meters and it is 9 meters high. Apparently a family of three lives is this house in Tokyo. saf, safdg Read »
Susana Fabre
Alpina Heritage Pilot Watch
Micro Scootercase Luggage by Samsonite
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BAE Systems Develops Hybrid Electric Drive Tank for the U.S. Army
The United States Military has long been a supporter for alternative energy in order to make the assorted Armed Forces as efficient as possible. The efforts have seen the development of everything [...] Read »
Porter Leaving Altoon + Porter for Jerde
After three decades at LA firm Altoon + Porter,  founding partner James F. Porter is leaving to become a principal at the Jerde Partnership. Porter, who met business partner Ron Altoon while [...] Read »
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More ancient + modern
Good bones and the sense to honor and celebrate them . . . This house in sunny Soglio, Switzerland, had the bones and the good fortune of catching the eye of Armando Ruinelli .I am not a fan [...] Read »
Video
Skyscraper, a timelapse film.. via Akseli Tuomivaara Read »
Graphics and Design
Pervert Trailers
Urban Design Movement to Transform Hadid’s MAXXI for Young Architects Program in Rome
Earlier this month, we were first to bring you renderings of HWKNs planned installation for MoMAs P.S. 1 Young Architects Program (YAP), but now AN has learned that YAPs counterpart in Rome [...] Read »
"LOL" Tweet Paintings by Shawn Huckins
Strathmoor House by WA Design
Sac by Thibaut Quittet
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Leaked Pictures of Infiniti’s Sexy Emerg-E Plug-in Hybrid Revealed Before Geneva Motor Show
The first pictures of Infinitis racy new electric supercar were just leaked ahead of its official unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show, which takes place in a couple of weeks. Sexy, sophisticated, [...] Read »
What Is It About Cuba's National Art Schools?
After I mentioned attending a screening of the new documentary film, Unfinished Spaces, about the National Art Schools in Havana, [my dinner companion] burst out: What is it about the Art Schools? [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 7 Sexy, Sporty Hybrid Cars Hitting the Streets Soon Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, 2013 VW Jetta Hybrid, acura nsx, eco cars, fisker [...] Read »
Autonomous Angels of Maintenance
[Image: Undersea robots guard the internet; image via Wired UK ]. In what appears to be a sponsored post, a short article published on Wired UK presents an interesting scene in which semi-autonomous [...] Read »
Rook Takes Pawn
I had never intended for the New York Guide posts to take over the blog quite as much as they have. Since most of them are made up of things I've said to people in my mind a hundred times, they've [...] Read »
Ola Liola | Expressing Emotions through Color
Captivating farm house in Madrid by Luisa Olazabal
Red Oak Wave Entrance For V & A Museum London
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As if winning the Stirling Prize wasn't enough, now architect Zaha Hadid has a new badge to wear: she's just designed a two-foot, six-inch-tall egg for famed 19th-century Russian jewels firm [...] Read »
Eavesdrop> The Gang Gang
In news that will surprise no one, Studio Gang is getting the star treatment by the Art Institute with a monographic show planned for fall 2013. Eavesdrop is certainly not immune to Jeanne Gang’s [...] Read »
The Wa’s Playground
Sometimes the simplest interventions are the most fun. By taking an ordinary trash can and moving it up just a little higher, you create an instant hoop that just is begging to be dunked on. [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
The Architect's Questionnaire: Robert Fagliano
Robert Fagliano (image courtesy MulvannyG2) BY LUKE AREHART The latest installment of the Architect’s Questionnaire has been compiled with answers from Portland architect Robert Fagliano of [...] Read »
MASS LIGHT BY COPENHAGEN
Henman House by Edward Niles For Sale in Malibu
Cavo Tagoo Hotel | Mykonos Greece
Fab Foursomes. T-shirts and Posters for design lovers.
Moment of Inspiration > Mac version available for beta testing
MoI ( Moment of Inspiration ) has been around for quite some time, as a standalone modeler for Windows. It is developed by the former creator of Rhinoceros 3D and focuses on freeform geometry [...] Read »
Unit Fusion by Y Design Office
"Under rapid housing developments in the past years, Hong Kong has benefited much in terms of economy. However, important values such as value in sense of community and individual identity were [...] Read »
Life Architecturally follows internationally acclaimed husband and wife team, architect Robert McBride and interior designer Debbie Ryan... This intimate documentary observes the pressures of [...] Read »
Higgins Lake House at Dusk by Jeff Jordan Architects
Round Window Bookcase
School Covered in Grass by Estudio Huma
Asia Week Kicks Off in New York
BMW M135i Concept
Congratulations, Wang Shu. Congratulations, China.
On this year's Pritzker Prize.  Here's my story on NPR . And here he is, at NPR West.   Read »
Numen’s Net
Numen designed this exhibit, titled Net, that was shown at the House for Contemporary Art Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium. From Landezine: Net consists of multiple layers of flexible nets suspended [...] Read »
blog wunderlust : 27th February 2012
If we would lay a new foundation for urban life, we must understand the historic nature of the city Lewis Mumford Urville: An Autistic Savant’s Remarkable Imaginary City , 20 Years in the Making [...] Read »
Cornell Chooses Six Finalists for Tech Campus
And then there were six. Cornell University announced that six firms were selected from a field of 43 contenders to design their new tech campus on Roosevelt Island. SOM, the firm that pushed [...] Read »
Lounge Chair From Bike Rims
ZBoard | Weight-Sensing Electric Skateboard
Nokia 808 PureView
Nike Air Force 1 iD - Tennis Ball Options
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House at Edge of Forrest \ HILBERINKBOSCH architects
A redundant farm building in Berlicum has been transformed into a large family home and an architectural office. The farm, a typical ‘langgevel’ farm where all the entrances and orientation [...] Read »
Pritzker Prize 2012 laureate Wang Shu greets his adoring fans
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Wang Shu | Amateur Architecture Studio From Local Hero to Global Hero in three years time! MovingCities wishes to congratulate Wang Shu 王澍 & Lu Wenyu 陆文宇 [amateur architecture studio [...] Read »
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TransCanada to Move Ahead with Southern Section of Keystone XL Pipeline
Undeterred by Obamas rejection of permit applications for the Keystone XL pipeline earlier this month, TransCanada have announced that they will move forward with the southern section of the [...] Read »
Axel’s Amazing Geometric Sculptures
editor's obsession: wegner ch110
Record Player That Plays Wooden Records
Clarks Desert Boots Camouflage Pack
Monday, Monday
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Selling Via Verde
Who wouldn’t want buy into an eco-conscious, sustainable, and affordable apartment building whose Grimshaw/Dattner-designed architecture received rave reviews on the front page of the New York [...] Read »
Michel de Broin’s Entrelacement
In 2001, using twelve tons of asphalt, yellow paint, and a road sign, artist Michel de Broin created Entrelacement, an absurdist bike lane near the Lachine canal in Montreal. Says the artist: [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of ANTONAS Wants to Convert Ordinary Buses Into Roaming Hostels Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: A N T O N A S, adaptive reuse, antonas, bus hotel, conversion, double-decker [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Wang Shus Powerful Ningbo History Museum is Made of Rubble Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", 2012 pritzker prize, amateur architecture [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Jean Nouvel & MDW Architecture Unveil Passive Tower for Belgium Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: belgium, Charleroi, Danse, eco design, elliptical passive tower, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Project Orange Gives a Traditional Victorian Building a Modern Facelift in England Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 192 shoreham street, eco design, green design, [...] Read »
Potato Pendant Lamp by Bartosz Swiniarski
Gyogam Lamp by Jiwoong Jung
Video: Motion Pict Light by Fred & Fred
City & Urbanism
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Read the rest of 18th Century Romanian Bastion Transformed Into Green-Roofed Public Center Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ARCHAEUS, Bastion Theresia Timisoara, concrete albado, [...] Read »
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