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2012 Midwest Tornado Recovery: Architecture for Humanity needs your Help!
According to the national weather service, 30 tornadoes struck 6 Midwest states hit by a string a tornadoes. In many places there was a severe weather warning but no tornado alert. Harrisburg, [...] Read »
Spiral Gallery Ⅱ / Atelier Deshaus
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Pavillion Dans Les Arbres is an architectural narrative by Evan Mather about the recently-completed Silverwood Lake State Recreation Area Visitors’ Center in California’s San Bernardino [...] Read »
Steven Holl and Lars Müller in conversation at MoMA PS1
[ March 4, 2012; 15:00 to 16:30. ] ARTBOOK @ MoMA PS1 will be launching NY-based architect Steven Holl s newest books published by Lars Müller. These two luminaries of architecture and design [...] Read »
Accommodation Block Of Sergeants / Filipe Xavier Oliveira
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“Presenting Architecture” Exhibition
[ February 16, 2012 0:00 to April 26, 2012 0:00. ] The AIA San Francisco is currently featuring an exhibit curated by Robert Becker titled, Presenting Architecture which is currently on now [...] Read »
Michael Meredith: “Playful Experimentation and Criticism” Lecture
The Design Criticism Department (D-CRIT) at the School of Visual Arts will be hosting the “Playful Experimentation and Criticism” lecture featuring Michael Meredith, co-principal and co-founder [...] Read »
Ph4 House / T38 Studio + Pablo Casals-Aguirre
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Flashback: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth / Tadao Ando
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House Renovation In Treia / Wespi de Meuron
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Night Club Hotel in Hong Kong: BUBBLE X / vGH Company
As we have recently shared with you the third place winner of the international competition to design a Night Club Hotel in the dense city of Hong Kong, we now present to you the second prize [...] Read »
AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LXII
One more week is ending, one more Round Up with amazing photos that you submit to our fast-growing Flickr Pool. As always, remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow [...] Read »
Himeji Observatory House / KINO Architects
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Quartier Des Spectacles / Ædifica
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Today's archidose #563
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Seljord Watch Tower / Rintala Eggertsson Architects
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Alturas de Macchu Picchu: Martín Chambi – Álvaro Siza at work
In 1995, Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza packed a few changes of clothes, some poetry books and a single sketchbook as he set forth to Peru. These few items were all he needed to record and [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Hearst Castle Collection by Tilevera
2000 Tennis Balls by Ana Soler
“Les Cavaliers”: Incredible Stone Villa In Provence, France
S Mahal Korean Residence by Moon Hoon
Hollis + Lana Studio
Live/Work Design Contest Calls for Submissions
Got a brilliant design idea in the live/work realm that is ready to take the world by storm? Well, now is your time to shine: Our friends at Dwell teamed up with Design Within Reach and launched [...] Read »
The Hill Plain House by Wolveridge Architects
2013 Jaguar XF Sportbrake
Wrist Mounted Finger Piano
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New Poo Power Device Could Help Sewage Plants Transform Wastewater Into Wattage
Poo-power, or the science of turning excrement into energy, has been gaining popularity over recent years, and now scientists at Penn State University have developed a device which they claim [...] Read »
DS+R and OLIN To Spin Granite Web In Aberdeen
Yesterday voters in Aberdeen, Scotland narrowly approved a plan to transform Union Terrace Gardens in the heart of the city into an ambitious hybrid park and cultural center designed by Diller, [...] Read »
The Architecture Post Conversation first edition featuring Gian Maurizio, director of Paris-based La Galerie d'Architecture
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Miscellaneous
Red Black Interiors in Uraguay by Martin Gomez Arquitectos
Traditional and Modern Design in Sicily
Mosi Residence Renovation by Nico van der Meulen Architects
Wine-Filled Wednesdays at the Claremont Hotel
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Study finds Eco-Friendly Hotels in Spain to be More Profitable Than Regular Hotels
As we see an increasing number of eco-friendly holiday destinations popping up around the globe, a study from Cornell University has some great news for hotel owners and green vacationers alike: [...] Read »
Cupcake ATM
Vans California Authentic CA – Brushed Twill Pack
Patching Scarves from Men’s Suit Cloth
Tornado Response UPDATE
It looks like Harrisburg dodged more severe weather last night. [...] We've seen an impressive response to yesterday's appeal for volunteer and fundraising support, and have launched the Midwest [...] Read »
fed-scraper
fed-scraper 2012 eVolo skyscraper competition Jon Bailey, Erick Katzenstein, Chad Porter That government transforms the way we occupy and inhabit space is nowhere more geodetically relevant than [...] Read »
Off to India
[Image: The Chand Baori stepwell, courtesy of Wikipedia ]. Just a quick note that I will be in India without a computer for the next two and a half weeks, visiting stepwells, cave temples, the [...] Read »
2012 Karma Revealed by Fisker
Outsiders Plush Toys by Atelier Volvox
design dialogue: karen comerford
The Shack at Hinkle Farm Week-end Retreat
The Caves of Civita in Sextantio, Italy
SeaVees 09/65 Bayside Moc Chukka
Modern and cozy apartment in Linnéstaden
Lazerwood Beats By Dre Headphones Overlay Skin
Historic buildings? There's an app for that
Hollywood Theatre, Portland (photo by Colby Aley, via Flickr) BY BRIAN LIBBY The little octagon-shaped buiding at NE 42nd & Sandy wasn’t a streetcar stop for very long. It was built in 1922, [...] Read »
Amazon’s Seattle Expansion To Fill Three Blocks of Parking
Even in these recessionary times, there are still big buyers who can afford to expand when the market is low. In Seattle, Amazon is in the preliminary stages of purchasing three city blocks in [...] Read »
Dick Clark's Malibu Retreat Listed For $3.5 Million
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Nanjing SiFang Art Museum
"The new museum is sited at the gateway to the Contemporary International Practical Exhibition of Architecture in the lush green landscape of the Pearl Spring near Nanjing, China. The museum [...] Read »
Technology
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Modern and Minimalist Hungarian Home is Elegant in Its Simplicity
Completed in a Hungarian town in 2011, this modern home is an example of how sometimes, simplicity is best. The two-tone house, designed by Bauer Polla Architects, was constructed on a parcel [...] Read »
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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West Aiming for Net-Zero Energy
Frank Lloyd Wrights reverence for the natural world is well documented  the famed architect coined the term organic architecture, a style of building that blends in seamlessly with the natural [...] Read »
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Seilfaktur Knits Old Climbing Ropes into Amazing ‘SeilSchaft’ Furniture
German designer Angelika Hess is located in Rosenheim near the Alps, where many local sports enthusiasts enjoy rock climbing; this led her to ask: What happens to all those climbing ropes after [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Product Fitness 80: New MUJI Exhibition Showcases Elegant, Efficiently Designed Products in London Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "green furniture", Design [...] Read »
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Peter LeGrand Turns Recycled Materials into Useful Bike Trailers in Chicago
Peter LeGrand recently sent us this tip about the awesome cargo bike trailers that he makes by hand out of recycled and found materials. I have been using things like crutches, bed frames, discarded [...] Read »
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100 Mile House Competition Challenges Architects to Design a Home Using Only Local Materials
Prior to the widespread use of polluting fossil fuels, most buildings were made from local materials, using techniques that made sense for the local climate and lifestyle. Now the Architecture [...] Read »
Dome Table Lamp by Todd Bracher
Hi End Women Watches By de Grisogono At Baselworld 2012.
Rustic Barn With A Modern Twist by S. Russell Groves
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Chapters, Shapes & Synapses
A progressive exploration (through three consecutive projects, Play; Mr A; the Bs), of relationships between the imagination, form, and the objects, spaces and routines which structure our everyday [...] Read »
Beautiful Mid-Century Ranch in Denver, Colorado
PIVOT Architecture Open House
PIVOT Architecture's office (photo from PIVOT's website) PIVOT Architecture invites everyone to see adream realized. They’ve moved into one of their own creations, a sparkling newoffice [...] Read »
Modernist Home in Healdsburg by Dowling Studios
Cole Haan LunarGrand Leather Wingtip
Noel Stewart With Latest Collection of Hats
Studio Banana TV features the COR designed MUCA Music Hall and auditorium with explanations by the architects. Read »
A Journey from Architecture and Design to Gourmet Dog Food
After getting her Masters of Architecture from MIT in 2001, she was an architect for Delson or Sherman, and then was a designer for Fresh, but she gradually started to lose interest in her projects [...] Read »
Star Wheel Horizon
[Image: From Horizon Houses (2000) by Lebbeus Woods (with additional design and modeling by Paul Anvar)]. After posting a project by Jimenez Lai back in January , Lebbeus Woods got in touch with [...] Read »
Video
Contemporary European Architecture film series by 27 The Project / Bjarke Ingels .. via FatCat Films Read »