Articles from 08/03/2012:

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Instituto Health Sciences Career Academy / JGMA
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ICEHOTEL / Art & Design Group
Located in the small village of Jukkasjärvi in northern Sweden 200 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, ICEHOTEL may be the epitomy of ephemeral and temporal architecture. The worlds first [...] Read »
GaW / Satoru Hirota Architects
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Megalomania by Jonathan Gales
Dezeen Screen: this movie by Jonathan Gales of architectural animation studio Factory Fifteen imagines the whole of London as a construction site, caught in a state of change that could mean [...] Read »
Cronton Colliery Competition Finalists
RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) recently announced the finalists in their Cronton Colliery Competition. The challenge to design a pioneering new visitor destination on a former [...] Read »
Infographic: A Closer Look at the Young Architects Program (YAP)
Infographic: A Closer Look at the Young Architects Program (YAP) originally appeared on ArchDaily, the most visited architecture website on 07 Mar 2012.send to Twitter | Share on Facebook | What [...] Read »
Call for Submissions – CLOG: Rendering Issue
We have been following the rising popularity of CLOG, beginning with their inaugural thematic issue on BIG and, their second issue on Apple which highlighted Jobs  Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino [...] Read »
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House in Santo Domingo / Padilla Nicás Arquitectos
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Netanya City Hall Proposal / Zarhy Architects
In their design proposal for the Netanya City Hall, Zarhy Architects aimed to create an urban square that functions as a space which creates a direct connection between the public entities, the [...] Read »
Zac Claude Bernard Multifunctional Building / Atelier Zündel & Cristea
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“e_co_llectiva” Urban Design Project / Athanasios Polyzoidis & Katerina Petsiou
The Greek urban design project “e_co_llectiva” by Athanasios Polyzoidis (Architect-Landscape Architect) and Katerina Petsiou (Architect) was awarded with the Salon Grand Prix in the 4th Landscape [...] Read »
Shoreham Street / Project Orange
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Planetarium and Science Center / Gillot + Givry
The planetarium and science center project by Gillot + Givry is designed to be a strong image in the urban context of the city of Chalet-a-Gobet, Switzerland. Worth and deserving specific treatment, [...] Read »
Architecture City Guide: Singapore
Thanks to our readers’ help like, Jonathan Choe, we bring you an Architecture City Guide to Singapore. The city’s “recent prosperity and extremely dense urban situation has lead to a wealth [...] Read »
Red Bull Music Academy / Langarita-Navarro Arquitectos
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Thousands celebrate Santiago Calatrava’s new Dallas Bridge
Thousands gathered Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of Santiago Calatrava s Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge that connects east and west Dallas seamlessly over the Trinity River. A parade of [...] Read »
14 Social Housing Units In Barcelona / Batlle & Roig Architects
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Dutch Mountain / denieuwegeneratie
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Silverwood Lake / Touraine Richmond Architects
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A Historical Masterpiece reopens to the Public: Villa Tugendhat / Mies van der Rohe
Today, one of the leading exemplars of classic Modern architecture reopens after a two year hiatus. The freshly renovated Villa Tugendhat underwent a monumental restoration and rehabilitation, [...] Read »
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Marvelous Model Apartment
While I was at The Apthorp recently viewing a special exhibition, interior designer Stephen Sills also gave me a tour of the model apartments he designed.  This one happens to be a bit more [...] Read »
Levis Commuter Hooded Trucker Jacket
Walking chair by Luis Ribeiro
The most recent issue of MAS Context has an essay by Ben Brichta on the Network Architecture Lab 's recent event on copyright at Columbia with Amy Adler, Lebbeus Woods, Sean Dockray, and Geeta [...] Read »
SOFTA outdoor sofa
Ski Slope Mountain Hill Cabin
Message of Love
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MIT Researchers Create LED Light That Exceeds 100-Percent Efficiency
Light bulbs have always been pretty inefficient, even those that have a rep for using less juice, like LEDs. Because of the energy conversion process, they consume more energy than they actually [...] Read »
Private Emotions, Public Spaces - focus: Sharon Hayes, at the Art Institute through Sunday
focus: Sharon Hayes , the first museum-based exhibition of the New York based performance artist, closes this Sunday, March 11th at the Modern Wing of the Art Institute. click images for larger [...] Read »
Coney Island Boardwalk Trivet
Air Line Bicycle by CHERUBIM
Shoe For The Visually Impaired
More than just a field of also-rans
The Basketball Arena, by architects Wilkinson Eyre, is one of two venues that can be taken apart into kit form and transported. This one, which seats 12,000, consists of a tent-like membrane [...] Read »
d3 HOUSING TOMORROW - The 2012 Competition Winners
The winners of the 2012 Housing Tomorrow competition were just announced. The annual competition promotes the exploration of contextual, cultural, and life cycle flows that offer new housing [...] Read »
Vishaan Chakrabarti Joining SHoP, Promises New Epoch of Planning
Mr. Chakrabarti said the firm is determined to shake things up in the world of architecture, development and planning. Most master planning, you use pretty pastel drawings that rarely have anything [...] Read »
Rivers & Roads / New York timelapse.. Filmed and Edited by Ryan R. Browne Read »
Lo Curro House by S3 Schmidt Arquitectos .. via pablo casals-aguirre Read »
Blair Kamin looks at Stanley Tigerman and his work. Read »
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Ocean Supremacy: The World’s Largest “Eco” Super-yacht
Traditionally, a super-yacht is a vast, luxurious vessel whose opulence is only matched by its fuel consumption. However, more recently, the super wealthy have been making an attempt to show [...] Read »
Outstanding New Kitchen Product
Snow Gear
The Killer Whale Submarine
Yulia Tsukerman | Ceramic Candy
Playhouse By Aboday Architects
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Edible Forest is Coming to Life in Fertile Seattle Park for Community Gardening
It may sound like something out of a fairytale, but an edible forest is taking root in a very real community in Seattle. Thats right, urban permaculture projects are continuing to evolve, and [...] Read »
Artists Reinterpret Emoticons
Free Lecture
A free lecture of the building the Cathedral’s Chancel in 1848-53 by Dr. James Robertson. The lecture includes part of a BBC documentary featuring the Cathedral and one of its historic John [...] Read »
No VOC Hard Wax Finish by Unearthed Paints
Unearthed Paints, maker of non-toxic and VOC-free paint, just announced a new natural Hard Wax Oil finish for wood floors, cork floors, and stone in interior surfaces.  Its non-toxic and contains [...] Read »
Clarks Originals x Southsea Deckchairs Desert Boots
Bentley EXP 9 F Concept Sport Utility Vehicle
Donkey 6 Pack Bike Bag
9b. THE FOOD SOLUTION I have a few easy solutions to the food problem. The first is that it is very, very difficult to find a bad slice of pizza in New York. I've eaten hundreds upon hundreds [...] Read »
Vikings Commit to Minneapolis…If They Get A New Stadium
Its a story thats been told in city after city. If you build it, they wont leave. Professional sports teams hold cities hostage, playing on the loyalty of fans to get expensive, taxpayer-funded [...] Read »
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Spider Silk Conducts Heat 800 Times Better Than Any Other Organic Material
From violin strings to beautiful golden garments, delicate spider silk is good for much more than trapping delicious insects. Scientists at Iowa State University have put the organic threads [...] Read »
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WamHouse Turns Recycled Newspaper Into Stylish Decor for Hot Paper Restaurant in Poland
Hot Paper got the full treatment when they hired WamHouse to design the interiors of their new restaurant in Tczew, Poland. The designers used a recycled newspaper motif as the leading [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Starbucks Transforms Historic Amsterdam Bank Vault Into Custom Hyper Local Coffee Shop Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", adaptive reuse, [...] Read »
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Hand-Powered Machine Can Make Thatch Roofs from Plastic Bottles in Tropical Climates
Thatch roofs have been a traditional building technology in Ecuador for good reasons, as they keep a home cool and the reeds can be resourced locally. Unfortunately, thatch has become much [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Bioclimatic House is a Green-Roofed Island Paradise Set Next to Wind Farm on Tenerife Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "wind power", bioclimatic house, eco design, [...] Read »
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NewWood Composite Panels are Made From 100% Post-Industrial Wood and Plastic Waste
Elma, WA-based NewWood Manufacturing has developed an innovative line of composite building panels that are made of 50% recycled plastic and 50% recycled wood. In the process, they’ve breathed [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 5 Things You Should Know Before Buying Apples iPad3 Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: ABC news, apple, Bloomberg News, eco design, environmental record, Fair [...] Read »
Home Depot Creates Products List for LEED
We’re in a $17 billion market for new green homes, so it makes sense that the USGBC and Home Depot would team up to make green building products more accessible. Today, the USGBC and Home Depot [...] Read »
Newark Project Aims to Link Living and Learning
NEWARK  Work has begun on an education-centered community featuring three charter schools and affordable housing for teachers in the citys decayed downtown, with much of the design work done [...] Read »
eco-PERCH is a Shapely Green Tiny Retreat
UK-based Blue Forest makes inventive tree houses and recently introduced a new design concept called the eco-PERCH, which I think youll be interested in seeing.  The four-bed retreat can be [...] Read »
White Table by Bauer Polla
Turntable pendant
Black Box Dessert Club
Cartier Premieres New Short Film
Giant Birdsnest Bed by O*GE
Bridge in Alicante in Edition29 STRUCTURES for iPad
Studio Advance, Mitchell Lab. Cliff House Prototype
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Enduring Style
If Gary Cooper were alive today, he'd probably be photographed by all the street style bloggers outside the men's shows during fashion week.  He might even have his own menswear blog.  I jest [...] Read »
Colunata House by Mario Martins
Recycled Pellet Pavilion by Avatar Architettura
Lamborghini Avantador J Roadster
Telus Gardens Trailer
Video does not embed, please click  here  to see the video. The architects are Henriquez Partners From the Province: At 53 storeys high, the new residential condo tower that’s part of [...] Read »
The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp
On Thursday, March 8 the New York Public Library will host Rem Koolhaas and Hans Ulbrich Obrist as they discuss their new book published by Taschen, Project Japan: Metabolism Talks . The Organization [...] Read »
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Mercedes Unveils Invisible Zero-Emission F-Cell Car
Invisible cars are no longer reserved for the likes of James Bond! In order to promote their new F-Cell Hydrogen Electric car, Mercedes-Benz has transformed one of their F-Cell vehicles into [...] Read »
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Read the rest of New Infographic Shows the Human Cost of Apples iPhone Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: apple environmental destruction, apple factories, apple factory workers, [...] Read »
Wacom Intuos 5
Gaia Bio Lamp
Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor
Natural Quartz Vase: Concept
Notknot Pillows by Umemi
THG’s Etruscan-Inspired Luxury Escape by Ernesto Garcia
2012 Lamborghini Aventador J
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New Work ::: Wetland Folly
This otherworldly outdoor dining pavilion (sighted on Remodelista) was designed by South African-trained, New Zealand-based Lance and Nicky Herbst of Herbst Architects . The simple outdoor structure [...] Read »
SNAKE Armband
Atelier XJC Tenth Anniversary Designs
Building for Brussels, at Project Projects March 11
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been attacking Barack Obama lately for trying to bring European Social Democracy to this country. A new book on 44 urban transformation projects in European [...] Read »
Unveiled> Jean Nouvel’s Police Panopticon/Dance Studio
It is unclear whether the newest Jean Nouvel project in Charleroi, Belgium is the first of the hybrid Police Headquarters/Dance Studio typology, but we would guess that it is. The collaboration [...] Read »
Demedicalize Architecture
Contemporary architecture and urban planning seem to address uncritically the conditions and context in which this discourse on health is developing. In most cases, the design disciplines rely [...] Read »