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Architectural Works
Health Center Of Ciudad Real / Arquitecnica
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Residents vote in favor of Diller, Scofidio & Renfro’s Aberdeen City Garden Redesign
The people of Aberdeen, Scotland have voted in favor of the £140m Aberdeen City Garden redevelopment proposal designed by the creator of the New York City High Line, Diller, Scofidio & Renfro [...] Read »
ArchDaily has partnered with Crane.tv, the premium online video-magazine for contemporary architecture, to bring you the best videos! This week, Crane.tv visits industrial designer and architect [...] Read »
Lollipop House / Moon Hoon
Would you live here? Designed by Seoul-based practice  Moon Hoon , this single family residence for Giheung-Gu, Korea is organized around a central stair that branches to seven different living [...] Read »
Agora Sociocultural Center / Rojo/Fernández-Shaw & Liliana Obal
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Fai-Fah / Sparch
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Volumes With Gender / Longhi Architects
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NJIT College of Architecture and Design 2012 Spring Lecture Series
The spring 2012 lecture series at the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) at NJIT started on February 13 with Kiel Moe’s “Matter is But Captured Energy.” All lectures take place on [...] Read »
Family House In Kunratice / Aulík Fišer Architects
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Paris Market Lab / Ayrat Khusnutdinov and Gemawang Swaribathoro
Located in the heart of fashion and branded boutiques of Paris, the approach of the Paris Market Lab project by Ayrat Khusnutdinov and Gemawang Swaribathoro provides a unique experience. With [...] Read »
House Kalafatas Challita / Tribe Studio Architects
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Urban Island Prototype 01 / Erick Kristanto
Unlike the old concept of public spaces that rely on objects as a single attraction, the new prototype of urban island by Erick Kristanto for the Seattle Urban Intervention Competition uses various [...] Read »
dpHUE Concept Store / Julie Snow Architects
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GREEN GUIDE TO PREFAB: Finding a Prefab Home That Works With Your Lifestyle
In the last three articles of our Green Guide to Prefab series we discussed the history of prefab design, the evolution of mobile homes into modular prefabricated homes, and ways to maximize [...] Read »
Residential Building in Bucharest / Synthesis Architecture
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Steilneset Memorial / Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois, photographed by Andrew Meredith
In memory of those persecuted in the seventeenth-century Finnmark Witchcraft Trials, the Steilneset Memorial rests along the jagged coastline of the Barents Sea in Vardø, Norway. Photographer [...] Read »
Jules / Emmanuel Picault & Ludwig Godefroy
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AD Round Up: Institutional Architecture Part IX
Time for our 9th selection of previously featured institutional architecture. And we have projects from 2009 that you probably missed! Like the Huanacu Warehouse & Offices, which won our Building [...] Read »
Liverpool Department Store / Rojkind Arquitectos
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DPR Residence / Method Design Architecture + Urbanism PLLC
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Pratt Institute presents two Public Exhbitions on the Work of Theoharis David
Tonight in Brooklyn, New York  Architect, alumnus and longtime Pratt Architecture Professor Theoharis David, FAIA , will deliver a lecture which will be introduced by visionary architect Lebbeus [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Fine Earthy Wood Tile by Everitt & Schilling
Youve probably seen bamboo tile, but have you seen some of the handcrafted wood tile from Colorado-based Everitt & Schilling Company.  They offer a Trail Mix series (pictured above) that is [...] Read »
Illustrated Break by Tutti Shafir
Hayman Luxury Nature Resort | Australia
Unplugged
When I spoke on the panel at the Americas Mart in Atlanta in January, I was asked what trends I was seeing online.  I answered that I was noticing that more and more people were taking time [...] Read »
Design Trend: The Eco-Kitchen
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Civivox Mendillorri \ AH Asociados
In the surroundings of the central park in Mendillorri, it has been proposed a building which keeps a relationship with the surrounding area, its views, and its functions. A type of monument [...] Read »
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La Draga Primary School \ AH Asociados
This building is built just a few metres away from Banyoles Lake, on a narrow strip of land surrounded by two irrigation canals under open skies and close to an old big house deemed to be of [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Santiago Calatrava Unveils the Dramatic New Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture, bridges, Dallas, dallas architecture, [...] Read »
Black and White House by Formwerks Architects
Pierre House by Olson Kundig Architects
Dutch Mountain by Denieuwegeneratie
Malibu dream home by Fernanda Marques
Trains by Mark Sherratt
TEFAF Invites a Show Stopping Lineup
TED Prize Wish Revealed: The City 2.0
Last December, the 2012 TED Prize winner was officially announced, and for the first time in the history of the prize, not just a single person but a collaborative idea was being awarded: the [...] Read »
Calatrava’s First U.S. Vehicular Bridge To Open
The latest bridge from Spanish tension-element guru Santiago Calatrava, renowned architect behind the Milwaukee Art Museum, Puente del Alamillo, and the upcoming World Trade Center Transportation [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
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2012 Ford Focus Electric Named America’s Most Fuel-Efficient 5-Passenger Car
The 2012 Ford Focus Electric is now officially Americas most fuel-efficient five-passenger car, with a rating of 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) city and 99 MPGe highway. The Focus [...] Read »
Wider 42 | Transformer Boat
Eco-friendly 3d wall panels from MyWallArt
Suesslicht lamp by Voxel-Studio
Bill Kreysler’s Digitally Fabricated Aquarium Liner
Brought to you by: California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium updates its million-gallon Open Sea exhibit Located on the former site of a sardine cannery overlooking the Pacific, the Monterey Bay Aquarium [...] Read »
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Meth Addict Burns World’s 5th Oldest Tree to the Ground
Meth is dangerous drug that is bad for people and apparently its not so good for trees either. Recently, a methamphetamine addict in Florida named Sarah Barnes decided she needed a better view [...] Read »
Everblue Trains New BPI Energy Auditors
*This is a sponsored post for the Everblue Training Institute. The green homes market is growing like crazy and energy efficiency is a big aspect of this growth. Specifically, I think the energy [...] Read »
Vintage Refurbished AireLite Theater Spot Light at Relique
12th Avenue Iron Launches Olson Kundig Architects Collection
House in Juso by ARX Portugal Arquitectos
Sealed Watch
Hip Hardware! PURE* Computers and Amplifiers
Waterproof Eco Terra Boombox
Chic in NY: Cindy Sherman at MoMA
Sometimes I wish we could discuss artists or anyone for that matter without having to mention their gender. In the case of photographer Cindy Sherman, being a woman is an integral part of her [...] Read »
Matthias Heiderich’s Urban Snapshots
Matthias Heiderich is a self-taught photographer based in Berlin who took these great snapshots of urban life. Link to the photographers website via but does it float Read »
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The World’s Oceans Are Acidifying Faster Than in the Past 300 Million Years
Researchers at Columbia University released a report yesterday detailing their discovery that thanks to human-generated emissions, the oceans are acidifying  faster than they have in the past [...] Read »
Nail Lane
Don Vino Wine Table by Vincent Chicone
mad lab
-archimorph is helping to set up a new front in architectural design and research in the mid-atlantic, the washington dc based mad-lab (mid-atlantic design + research laboratory). This endeavor [...] Read »
Vintage Jung Koch Quintell German Science Fish Poster
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Envia Systems Announces New World Record For Lithium-Ion Battery Energy Density
Lithium-ion batteries are widely considered to be the next big thing in electric vehicle power systems, but their storage capacity is still a cause for concern. That could be about to change [...] Read »
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Tierra Estella Secondary School \ AH Asociados
The Tierra Estella school is one of the latest educational centers that AH asociados has designed for the government of Navarre. The building has been designed under environmental criteria [...] Read »
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Audi’s New R18 E-Tron Quattro Race Car Brings Hybrid Technology to Le Mans
Audi just unveiled its new R18 E-Tron Quattro race car, which is the worlds first world’s Le Mans (LMP1) car to combine an efficient TDI diesel engine with a hybrid system. The R18 E-Tron [...] Read »
SERPENTINE chair
Black and White by DP Architects at Wanderlust Hotel
Lampified Lighting
Bold and colorful industrial loft by Envi Design
Super Mario Bros. 8-Bit Question Block Lamp
Kellie Riggs jewels
How to Be an Architecture Critic
We are rarely roused by the day-to-day, brick-by-brick additions that have the most power to change our environment. We know what we already like but not how to describe it, or how to change [...] Read »
One of largest U.S. glass companies ceases operations.
Glass Magazine reports that Trainor Glass, one of the three biggest contract glaziers in the U.S., notified employees on February 21 that the company was ceasing operations, effective immediately. [...] Read »
Opinions
Jim Green
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TED 2012
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Video
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Discipline & Punish: Papillon (1973)
[Image: From Papillon , courtesy of Warner Brothers ]. Breaking Out and Breaking In: A Distributed Film Fest of Prison Breaks and Bank Heists —co-sponsored by BLDGBLOG, Filmmaker Magazine , [...] Read »
Verso Clip Light
Hot Tub Boat
Polar Ants: Arctic Research Facility
Future of Kitchen Technology
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Arena by architects 3XN Read »
6 POINTS FOR A “NEUE ANGEWANDTE” by Wolfgang Tschapeller
Viennese architectural firm Wolfgang Tschapeller ZT GmbH has won the First Prize in an international competition that seeks to overhaul the campus of the Angewandte, a group of buildings that [...] Read »
Stunning Renovation of Lake Forest Park, Washington Home
Low Luv x Erin Wasson
Fish for Font Lovers.
Street Furniture by Oliver Show
Creative Recreation Geno – Spring 2012
Chicago’s Bloomingdale Trail Taking Shape
Next week a framework plan for the abandoned elevated rail embankment known as the Bloomingdale Trail will be released. Curbed Chicago has posted some preliminary images from the Chicago Department [...] Read »
Freelancers Are the New Pirates
Look, the infrastructure of industry is broken. Its time to consider going pirate, setting sail, and making your own rules. Try life as your own boss, on your own voyage. No daily commute. No [...] Read »
This is a new “origami”-like home assembled earlier this year in Healdsburg, California, home to the H2 Hotel. The green prefab was designed, built, and assembled by Blu Homes and is the [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of 6 High-Flying New Treehouse Designs by O2 Treehouses Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 6 unique treehouse designs, bamboo, Dustin Feider, eco design, fsc certified [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Urban Island Prototype 01 Reimagines the Public Park as a Multi-Level Elevated Green Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco design, elevated pavilion, Erick [...] Read »
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IDAPT i1 Eco Universal Charger Cuts Off Vampire Energy Drain at the Source
IDAPTs i1 Eco is an eco-friendly universal charger that is compatible with over 4,500 mobile devices and allows its user to charge up to two devices simultaneously. This compact charger is completely [...] Read »
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Enter Your Tape Sculpture in Scotch’s “Off The Roll” Contest to Win $5000
Any regular Inhabitat reader knows that we are suckers for awesome art made from recycled or repurposed materials. So we were totally excited to discover Scotchs Off the Roll design competition, [...] Read »