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Architectural Works
Welcome Gallery / Thomas Roszak Architecture
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SOL: The Net-Zero Community in Austin, Texas / KRDB
SOL Austin  - Solutions Oriented Living  is a model development of a sustainable community that integrates social, economic and ecological components to create a holistic community.  The [...] Read »
Techne – NetLogo: Easy 3D Drawing from MIT
There are admittedly many differences from architecture school and working in the profession. One major difference is that while in school, people are in a mode of exploration, and any and all [...] Read »
Xiayu Kindergarten, Shanghai / Atelier Deshaus
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Architect Joshua Prince-Ramus Lecture at NewSchool of Architecture and Design
Acclaimed architect and designer Joshua Prince-Ramus , whose projects include the Seattle Central Library and the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre in Dallas, will deliver a lecture on March 2nd to [...] Read »
Vila Vicosa School / Cândido Chuva Gomes
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After winning the RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship in 2011, Sahil Despande of the Rizvi College of Architecture in Mumbai has focused his research on understanding an urban planning [...] Read »
Klong Toey Community Lantern / TYIN Tegnestue Architects
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Emerging New York Architects Competition Proposal: ‘The Hudson Exchange’ / SWARM
The Hudson Exchange, a proposal for the Emerging New York Architects Competition by SWARM , was recently awarded second place for their concept. The design is a point of transfer incorporating [...] Read »
West Valley College / Steinberg Architects
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Kindergarten and Multi-Purpose Hall / ABCG Architettura & Lopesbrenna Architetti
The proposal for the new kindergarten and multipurpose hall by ABCG Architettura & Lopesbrenna Architetti in Lugano, Switzerland aims to rearrange the lot in question via a solution that has [...] Read »
Motril Footbridge / Guijón Arquitectura
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Sustainable Cities in a Global World Symposium
[ March 14, 2012; 17:30 to 20:00. ] The Sustainable Cities Symposium, put on by the faculty of environmental design, in partnership with the Development Studies program, at the University of [...] Read »
Schlossmuseum Linz / HoG Architektur
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Arlevagen / Helhetshus
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Slideshow: Amsterdam design studio Denieuwegeneratie have buried a woodland villa beneath a mound of earth at a Dutch nature reserve. (more&) Read »
Restoration Of The Palais Des Gouverneurs Museum / Daniel Cléris & Jean-Michel Daubourg
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Brought to you by Studio-due , Luce/Light explores four contemporary buildings of concrete, iron, water and glass that share a unique and indissoluble relationship with light. The Italian buildings [...] Read »
Chalet Beranger / Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance
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Refurbishment of an old Marketplace / Miquel Mariné Núñez + César Rueda Boné
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Slideshow: Japanese architects Future Studio conceived the rooftop terrace of this Hiroshima house as a stage, with its audience in the living room and kitchen. (more&) Read »
Menlo School MAC / Kevin Hart Architecture
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Today's archidose #562
Here are some photos of the Haus Stupp in Köln (Cologne), Germany, 1977. Photographs are by chris schroeer-heiermann . Mouseover the photos for chris's helpful descriptions, or if that doesn't [...] Read »
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Key Projects by Wang Shu
Here’s a selection of projects by Chinese architect Wang Shu of  Amateur Architecture Studio , who has been named 2012  Pritzker Prize  Laureate ( see our earlier story ). (more&) Read »
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Competition: weve teamed up with publishers Routledge to offer our readers the chance to win one of five copies of Le Corbusier  béton brut and ineffable space 1940-1965 by Roberto Gargiani [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Ground Environment Déjà Vu
[Image: From the talk by Zebra Imaging at Studio-X NYC ; photos by BLDGBLOG]. Last week at Studio-X NYC , we hosted Michael Klug of Zebra Imaging , whose 3D printable holographs I also had the [...] Read »
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Reform
office Besturenraad | BKO
Waterfront House Coogee by MPR Design Group
Vacuum Of Space – Limited Edition Print Art
Cricket Pop-up Trailer
Chic in Madrid: Lorenzo Castillo
The "Lady Luxe" spread from yesterday's post was shot in two places designed by Lorenzo Castillo .  The Hotel Santo Mauro and his showroom/home in Madrid, Spain.  I really need to learn Spanish [...] Read »
Boat Bay House by Eggleston Farkas Architects
Romantic Accommodation Honeymoon
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Read the rest of TEST DRIVE: Inhabitat Takes a Chilly But Impressive Ride in the Mitsubishi i EV Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric car, electric vehicle, green automotive [...] Read »
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Fisker Appoints Tom LaSorda as its New CEO
Fisker Automotive has just announced that Co-Founder Henrik Fisker will become Executive Chairman of the company, and Tom LaSorda has been appointed CEO and Vice Chairman of the Board. LaSorda [...] Read »
Orphée Triomphant!
Haymarket Opera company , small wonder Congratulations to Craig Trompeter and Ellen Hargis for bringing Marc-Antoine Charpentier's La Descente d'Orphée aux Enfers marvelously back to life in [...] Read »
Revolving Calendar Ring
The Fray Leon House in Chile by 57Studio
The Ochre Barn by Carl Turner Architects
Modular Wine Cellar Storage System by Nek-Rite
Sensor Based Sneakers From Nike
Newspaper Articles so bereft of context drive me crazy
(Then again, it's the New York Times.) The article is Whole Foods Faces Decisive Vote in Brooklyn. Fascinating story except for one thing: it's a story about design, about buildings, about neighborhood [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
Chinese architect Wang Shu, whose buildings have been praised for their commanding presence and careful attention to the environment, has won the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize's [...] Read »
Opinions
Library Parks
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Pixar Minimal Posters by Wonchan Lee
interior Media Academy
Ornate Cornices Disappearing in Washington Heights
When the attention of real estate speculators diverts, sometimes old neighborhoods have time to acquire a majestic patina. The Washington Heights section of northern Manhattan has been neglected [...] Read »
Mathilde Roussel’s Lifes of Grass
Mathilde Roussel made Lifes of Grass, organic sculptures made of soil, wheat seeds, and metal. Some of them are distinctively anthropomorphic, other more abstract. Says the artist: The natural [...] Read »
Sling Bag | by Topo Designs
Hotel Atra Doftana in Prahova Romania.
David Beckham Doley Shoes
House of the Week 133: Cove Way
Located on Sentosa Island in Singapore the residence named by its siting along Cove Way, was designed by architects Bedmar & Shi . Two thick, heavy and rough stone walls define and ground the [...] Read »
Blue House at Verana
Lady Luxe
While we're on the subject of Mario Testino , how chic is this "Lady Luxe" spread he shot for the March issue of British Vogue . Let's not get caught up on the fact that model Karlie Kloss seems [...] Read »
Six Stellar Firms Tapped for Cornell's NYC Tech Campus
The innovation offered by a new tech campus on Roosevelt Island is not limited to New Yorks technology sector but the design one, as well. Almost every bid had soaring renderings and flashy [...] Read »
AIA|LA Statement on Tragic Death of LA Firefighter
Last week's LA Times article, "Architect of Hollywood Hills mansion damaged in fire, is charged in firefighter's death," stirred discussion, particularly among architects, as the individual who [...] Read »
Greubel Forsey’s New Rendition of Its Tourbillon
Metropolis Bathroom Furniture Collection
Rolex Hillary Tenzing Edition Explorer Set
Adobe Photoshop Touch for Apple iPad 2
The Linear Clock by Audun Ask Blaker
Salesforce’s Pastel Campus on Hold In SF
The SF Chronicle reports that tech company Salesforce.com has put its big plans for a 2 million square foot Mission Bay campus on hold. Recently deceased architect Ricardo Legoretta was to lead [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of Smithsonian Institute Uses 3D Printing to Replicate Part of Its Collection Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printing, 3d scanned museum digital archive, eco [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Städel Museum Updated with a Gorgeous Polka Dotted Green Roof in Frankfurt Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", art museum, Daylighting, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Cantilevered 2-Toned Treehouse Dissapears into a Forest in Australia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia, cantilevering, Daylighting, eco design, Fibro [...] Read »
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Panasonic To Fund Solar Power Installation on Conrad N. Hilton Campus in California
Panasonic prides itself on providing ideas for life, and it seems like the company is living up to that promise with news that the Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company will work with Renewable [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Beautiful Snow-Capped Mountain House is Buried into a Dutch Hillside Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Daylighting, denieuwegeneratie, Dutch Mountain House, earth-covered [...] Read »
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New Eco-Routemaster Hybrid Bus Debuts in London!
Yesterday Londoners taking the number 38 bus between Victoria and Hackney got to be the first users of the brand new Eco-Routemaster hybrid bus. The beautiful hybrid double-decker is sure to [...] Read »
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Incredible LEGO Printer Invented by 14-Year-Old Boy!
Weve seen LEGO wizards create some pretty amazing projects lately by combining the iconic blocks with technology. One fourteen year old LEGO genius, Leon Overweel, has used his skills to construct [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Green-Roofed Linnaeusborg Centre for Life Sciences is a Zig-Zagging Horizontal Tower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", eco design, [...] Read »
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Summit Soap Launches Kickstarter to Gear Up Production of Recycled Cooking Oil Soap
Inhabitat has covered Summit Soaps brilliant recycled cooking oil soaps before, and we were excited to hear that the company has launched a Kickstarter to raises funds to scale up their operation. [...] Read »
Sydney Opera House by LEGO Architecture
quartr / brabants kwartiertje
Ryu Itadani’s City Series
Ryu Itadani is a Japanese artist based in Berlin who creates hand drawn cityscapes, using crisp lines and playful colors. Read »
Adams Golf Idea A12 OS Hybrid Irons
Clear App | for iPhone
Forgotten Modernism Poster Series by Michael Murphy
Rococo' Pop, Door Handles by Enrico Cassina
AANDEBOOM’s Tree Bench
AANDEBOOM has this post on Tree Benches, a type of public seating that can easily be attached to a tree using a suspension system. The bench doesnt harm the tree, and a user easily understands [...] Read »
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Paradigm Project’s Wood Walk is a Heartfelt Stunt to Raise Awareness for Clean Cook Stoves
Nearly 3 billion people in the world do not have a stove to cook on and must walk miles just to gather enough wood to cook meals for their families. The Paradigm Project is seeking to end that [...] Read »
Chicago Streetscene: Veined Lantern
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6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint
While some companies become more sustainable by overhauling their workplaces into state-of-the-art, ecotastic offices, most businesses dont have the money or the ability to do that. Instead, [...] Read »
Atrium House by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos
Penthouse Rooftop Playground by JDS Architect
Giia | Felted Joy
Gresso African Blackwood iPad
Converse John Varvatos Chuck Taylor Canvas Double Zip
The Form Pendant Lamps, Design House Stockholm
Parasite Swarms Part 1 by Eginhartz Kanter
Today's video: ORDOS 100, a documentary by Ai Weiwei
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Miscellaneous
My-Tennis Mid Collection from PUMA by MIHARAYASUHIRO
Packaging Design, Canteen Tequila by Kaleidoscope
Uro House by 7XA Taller De Arquitectura
Furniture Made From Skateboards
"KnitWit" Credit Cards Made From Yarn
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Petition to Oust FDA Employee With Ties to Monsanto Gets 420,000 Signatures
It recently came to light that Monsantos former public policy vice president, Michael Taylor, is now the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) deputy commissioner for food safety, raising concerns [...] Read »
Cornerstone Restaurant designed by Studio Ramoprimo
RFID Blocking HuMn Wallet
Rango designer premieres Super Doggies
Civil Justice Center
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Euthanasia Coaster by Julijonas Urbonas
Euthanasia Coaster is a hypothetic euthanasia machine in the form of a roller coaster, engineered to humanely  with elegance and euphoria  take the life of a human being. Riding the coasters [...] Read »
3D urban pedestal street art
mix & mashup: coffee tables
Chairigami
HI-MACS House by Karl Dreer and Bembé Dellinger Architects
Hello Gorgeous. New Renuzit Ad Campaign.
Porsche Parade at Amelia Island Auction on March 9
Pictorial> Jim Kazanjian’s Victorian Apocalypse
Jim Kazanjian doesnt make photographs of buildings, he makes photographs into buildings. His assemblages of found structures create fantastic worlds that resemble the post-civilization wreckage [...] Read »
Hollywood Hills House by Francois Perrin
Los Angeles architect Francois Perrin (anyone remember the face-melting Skateboard House ?) has shared with us his recently completed project, a private residence in the Hollywood Hills here [...] Read »