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NPR Retracts Apple Factory Exposé But Many Horrific Truths Still Remain
On Friday, NPR’s This American Life retracted its most popular episode ever (888,000 downloads): a stunning exposé of Apple’s employee abuses at Foxconn Technology, their supplier in Shenzen, [...] Read »
Revels and Respites: A St. Patrick's Day in Chicago Journey, to the North Side and Back
click images for larger view              follow the rest of the journey, after the break                               Read »
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Chalet \ RBCH architects
Situated in a residential area in Château d’Oex, this new building was thought as a replacement for the former house whose size and outer layer failed to meet present day standards for a family [...] Read »
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Factory Premises for Armoltec \ AH Asociados
The type of language adopted for the carrying out of work on this project aims to be a means capable of unifying criteria which are at times so difficult to harmonise, such as aesthetics, town [...] Read »
The New American Haggadah
The Best St. Patrick's Day Infographics
Pouring Book Installation by Alicia Martin
Escape to the Waldorf Astoria Maldives
Stills Flagship Store by Doepel Strijkers
Loft in Bratislava by Atelier SAD
Wooden Ties A New Innovation
Production Thinking Architecture
"Prefabrication is said to be the oldest new idea in construction. But it is no wonder that it continues to pervade as an ideal. The construction industry is fraught with litigation, inefficiency [...] Read »
Fill the Gap
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Craftsman Style Home Gets a Gold Award
This is the Far Reach House and Gold Award winner in the 2012 EnergyValue Housing Awards by the NAHB Research Center.  The program honors builders and remodelers who incorporate energy efficiency [...] Read »
Best Green Design, Beautiful Efficiency, Green Fixtures, + Low-Water Toilet Rebates,
Treehuggers Best of Green: design. New condo project built with prefab. Energy efficiency and beautiful style on display. It pays to go green when adding new fixtures. As gas soars, studies [...] Read »
Ordos: The biggest ghost town in China
In Inner Mongolia a new city stands largely empty. This city, Ordos, suggests that the great Chinese building boom, which did so much to fuel the country's astonishing economic growth, is over. [...] Read »
The #TopTenBooks Challenge
Topten lists are a recurring meme on the Internet. I recently came across the #TopTenBooks Challenge on Twitter,orchestrated by writer K.D. Rush ( http://j.mp/AblYxD ). Rush is urging hisfollowers [...] Read »
Architectural Works
Due to the popularity of last weekends video exploring Little Big Berlin , we present to you this stop-motion video capturing a Spring day in the city of Kiev. Created by Tel Aviv-based artists [...] Read »
‘Interpretations: Promiscuous Encounters’ Symposium
[ March 23, 2012; 12:00 to 20:30. ] The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) at Columbia University will be holding the Interpretations: Promiscuous Encounters [...] Read »
TEX-FAB Digital Fabrication Alliance is seeking research proposals that actively connect academia, the profession and the fabrication industry in the Continuing Research category and in the Speculative [...] Read »
‘Vertical Ground’ Skyscraper Proposal / Code [9]
Code [9], a collaboration between Nassim Es-Haghi, George Kontalonis, Jared Ramsdell, and Rana Zureikat, challenges the traditional campus typology that exists today, by looking into education, [...] Read »
UC Davis West Village / Studio E Architects
Studio E Architects & faced a compelling challenge when designing the first phase UC Davis West Village, which opened last October in Californias upper Central Valley.  Experiencing moderate [...] Read »
from dezeen
Dezeen archive: stations
Dezeen archive : following our story about the much awaited western concourse at Kings Cross station  by John McAslan & Partners, we decided to group together all of our stories about stations [...] Read »
Dominique Duvauchelle Stadium / Atelier du Pont
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Green Building and Climate Resilience: A Report by the U.S. Green Building Council + University of Michigan
As many of us have already realized, sustainable design contributes to an awareness of environmental patterns and thereby creates communities that are more resilient to the devastating effects [...] Read »
Above is a video of NOW& presenting their project, Kulttuurisauna, a new public building for the city of Helsinki, the World Design Capital 2012. Their design features saunas, cafe, offices, [...] Read »
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Enzo Ferrari Museum, Modena, Italy.. designed by Future Systems more via noticias arquitectura Read »
MiniLook Kiev timelapse video by Efim Graboy & Daria Turetski .. via threeshot Read »
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Read the rest of INTERVIEW: Inhabitat Talks to Housing Reclaimed Author Jessica Kellner About Debt Free Homes Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", affordable [...] Read »