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Techne – Space Pen: Drawing in 3D on the Web
With the advent and proliferation of tablets, using a pen to annotate or even sketch is becoming more and more useful, if not necessary. Enter the Space Pen. Now, you can sketch or annotate 3D [...] Read »
Areopagus Residence / Paravant Architects
The Areopagus Residence, designed by Paravant Architects& in Atenas, Costa Rica, is custom designed to be as intimately connected to the natural landscape around it as possible.  By exploiting [...] Read »
King’s Cross Station / John McAslan + Partners
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Offices and Showroom of a Fabric Company / Kalliope Kontozoglou
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A laboratory for ideas, collective Plan01& consists of four architectural groups in Paris: Atelier du Pont, BP, Koz and Phileas. Sharing a common space and questioning common sense, the collective [...] Read »
Electric Boat House in The Netherlands / Groosman Partners Architecten
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208 West 96th Street Residences / Arctangent Architecture + Design
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Lot 4 – ZAC de la Porte de Gentilly / ECDM
The Lot 4  ZAC de la Porte de Gentilly project by ECDM& is primarily a proposal to articulate two territories, two urban landscapes separated by the influence of the device. This context of [...] Read »
Lamar Advertising Corporate Headquartes / Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
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New Church of Vaaler Proposal / CEBRA
The design proposal by CEBRA& for the New Church of Vaaler is based on the most widespread symbol for the Christian church: the cross. Located in the south eastern part of Norway, it is a strong [...] Read »
10 Ken House / Coordinate House NOGAMI
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‘The Rink’ Pedestrian Bridge Proposal / Kamvari Architects
The approach for the Amsterdam pedestrian bridge by Kamvari Architects& challenges the basic principles of a bridge as their design takes on a completely new form as it attempts to create space [...] Read »
Bellad House / Khosla Associates
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Crematorium in Kėdainiai by Architektu Biuras G.Natkevicius ir Partneriai
Slideshow:  dozens of square windows are scattered across the facade of this crematorium in Lithuania with fortress-like concrete walls. (more&) Read »
Farmyard / Hilberink Bosch Architects
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Gehry is Open to Change as the Eisenhower Memorial Controversy Continues On
In a letter presented at a House subcommittee hearing Tuesday, Frank Gehry expressed his willingness to change the design of the controversial Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in order to resolve [...] Read »
C House / Steven Connolly, Alan Connolly and Grainne Daly
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Beauty Blocks / Studio SKLIM
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ALTWS 0619 / Steinmetz De Meyer
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AIA and Architecture for Humanity launches Disaster Plan Grant Program
With the realization that disasters are an unavoidable reality, Architecture for Humanity and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) have launched ArchitectsRebuild.org& in an effort to eliminate [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
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LED Sleeve Teaches Virtually any Song with Lights
New Balance 997
The FF1 Indoor Lounge Chair by Fox and Freeze
Frank Gehry defends Eisenhower memorial design
Frank Gehry didn't attend Monday's congressional hearing about his design for the planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington. But the Los Angeles architect sent a letter defending his [...] Read »
Berry Floor Parquet By CCIL
Vintage Luxfer Prism Company Glass Tile Spiral Design
On View> Architecture in the Expanded Field
Architecture in the Expanded Field CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts 1111 8th St., San Francisco Through April 7 Theorist and critic Rosalind Krauss’s 1979 text “Sculpture in the [...] Read »
NØRD chair by David Fabio Geckeler
Erlenmeyer Terrarium
The Wamberg House/Office by Hiberinkbosch Architects
Bell Helicopter’s Relentless Pursuit of Performance
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New Study Pinpoints Monsanto’s GM Crops as the Reason Butterfly Populations Are In Decline
Much like the bee, our beautiful and beloved friend the monarch butterfly has been in steady decline over the last decade. Numerous studies have attributed the drop to a variety of causes, but [...] Read »
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The round and the square
These two caught my eye because they were one after the other on Tréndir and they couldn't be more different. I am partial to areas enclosed by walls but open to the sky and as well to skylights [...] Read »
Ped Plaza Hit-and-Run
Well that didnt take long. Less than a month after opening its first pedestrian plaza carved out of underused road space in Silver Lake, a hit-and-run driver in Los Angeles careened into massive [...] Read »
El triunfo de las ciudades Edward Glaeser
Taurus Páginas: 494 / Precio: 22€ Edward Glaeser Nueva York, 1967 Edward Glaeser es profesor de Economía en Harvard, donde también dirige el Taubman Center for State [...] Read »
Tuesday, Tuesday
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Miscellaneous
In Architectural Record: House in Frogs Hollow by Williamson Chong
I just wrote a short piece for Architectural Record about the House in Frogs Hollow, by Williamson Chong Architects. Its a weekend house outside Collingwood, Ont., with a very interesting relationship [...] Read »
Frames collection by Brazile
The Rock Chair by Fredrik Färg for Design House Stockholm
A7 Leather Camera Straps
Kids Caribo Chair
Insilvis 360° Bolt, coat stand
Chic Shoes: Charles Philip
As soon as I saw these Charles Philip slippers in the new Bergdorf Goodman shoe catalog, I knew I must make them mine.  I popped up to the 5th Floor yesterday and was even more impressed with [...] Read »
"Juicy Fruit" Photography by Cristina Otero
Bassman’s Photography Back in Fashion and on Exhibit
Sao Francisco Xavier House by Nitsche Arquitetos
Reebok ZigPulse with Glow in the Dark Logos
House GM1 by GM Arquitectos
Hammock Compatible Sleeping Bag by Grand Trunk
Ivory Dream is an Eco-Friendly Mosaic
Italy-based Benetti Stone Philosophy makes a beautiful mosaic surface called Ivory Dream, which is made from vegetable ivory.  In this case, the vegetable ivory  which was used to make buttons [...] Read »
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Solar Installations in the US More Than Doubled in 2011
The US solar industry is gaining some serious ground, according to a new industry report charting a recent spike in solar installations. While big bankruptcies  such as government-backed Solyndras  have [...] Read »
Honest Buildings Website Launches To Make Building Research Easier
Every building is unique, and each has good things and some not-so-good things. The new website Honest Buildings launched today to make it a lot easier to learn about projects and open up a discourse [...] Read »
James Corner Field Operations’ Winning Design for Navy Pier Redesign
The team led by James Corner Field Operations has been selected as the winner in the international Navy Pier Redesign Competition. The Pierscape concept is part of the larger vision for Chicago's [...] Read »
Bulbs
-Grasshopper testing for a rough mock-up model. Concept is for a thick bulbous-like growth of vessels and tubes to create both softscape and habitable shelter beneath. The modules then sway in [...] Read »
Shoes by Pavlina Miklasova
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Infographics: Here's a Timeline of the History of Women in Architecture
Illustration: Arch Daily Great news! Architecture is not only a depressing, decaying, dying industry that hires no one but it's also somewhat sexist. Never mind the fact that Zaha Hadid won the [...] Read »
Alpina Extreme Diver
1equals2 chair by Jieun Yoo
Athletic Propulsion Labs' Concept 2
Facing Threats BMW Guggenheim Lab Swerves Away from Berlin
While the commercialization of museums raises eyebrows in some circles in America, in Germany such criticism is much more forceful and threatening. Activist groups have derailed the planned May [...] Read »
Flower Faucet from Aquabrass
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Study Shows Air Emissions from Fracking Sites Could Cause Health Problems
When hydraulic fracturing (or fracking  the technique of extracting natural gas from rocks) was thrust into the public consciousness with the release of the 2010 film Gasland, most of the conversation [...] Read »
Eco Luxury Resort:
New Womenswear from Alexander McQueen.
Dual Snowboards
2012 Chrysler 300S by John Varvatos
Kickstart: WAX MAGAZINE
We are two graphic designers and a writer who all surf together. When at our local breaks, we found that many of the people we met were artists, architects, designers, and writers  often leaders [...] Read »
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Free Smartphone Applications Can Consume 75% More Energy than Paid Versions
I think we can all agree that smartphones are incredibly useful, and their benefits are only compounded by the wide range of applications we can download. However, a study has revealed that free [...] Read »
The atrium emphasis
Earlier this month Canadian Wood Council announced the winners of BC Wood Works Awards. Only a few projects were from Greater Vancouver area and one of them caught my eye - Samuel Brighouse Elementary [...] Read »
Flushing toilets could heat future buildings
OriginOil, a start-up based in Los Angeles, CA., has begun a pilot of its urban algae farm concept at the La Défense complex near Paris. Wastewater from buildings nourishes algae growth; algae [...] Read »
Opinions
The Joy of Books What happens when Type Books—an independent bookstore in Toronto—closes its doors for the day? This stop-motion... Read »
The Murals of East Vancouver A new website catalogues and chronicles the more than 40 colourful murals dotting East Vancouver.... Read »
City & Urbanism
Because of this, we won’t need traffic lights at all (or stop signs, for that matter). Traffic will constantly flow, and at a rate that would probably unnerve the average human driver. The [...] Read »
Billings Remains in the Black Four Months in a Row
With the moody Architectural Billings Index landing in positive territory for the fourth straight month in February, the architectural community might begin to exhale a sigh of relief. Project [...] Read »
3d wall paper made out of eco-friendly plant fibre
Creating Garments Using Spray Can
Etienne Perret
BMW, Guggenheim Cancel Berlin Lab Project on Violence Threats
Threats by left-wing activists in Berlin prompted New Yorks Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to cancel a planned stop in the citys Kreuzberg district for its mobile laboratory, the BMW Guggenheim Lab. Read »
Hammer Screwdriver Combination Tool
Juvet Landscape Hotel in Norway
Framed Set of Nine Vintage Leather and Feather Shuttlecocks
Serious Play promotes Rugby Tournament
Praktik | Concrete Moment
Unique Södermalm Island Loft with Colorful Details
Kensington Penthouse by Staffan Tollgard Design Group
Apple iPad Bamboo Case by Grove
Exhibition: Périphériques Architects, at La Galerie d'Architecture, Paris
Before talking of an exhibition, The Architecture Post The Conversation initially scheduled this Friday 23rd has been postponed at a later date. I will talk to Liam Young and Kate Davies of Unknown [...] Read »
School+ WORKSHOP | Beijing, March 23-25 MovingCities, together with  Newly Drawn [画卷初成] and  World Architecture Magazine [WA]《世界建筑》o rganizes a three-day School+ WORKSHOP [...] Read »
Twin SIP Panel Sett Studios in Austin
Several months ago, I shared photos of a tiny studio shed by Texas-based Sett Studio and want to share details of cool new project by the same firm in same area.  Sett Studio recently worked [...] Read »
More Eyes on Rudolph’s Threatened Orange County Government Center
Recently AN put a spotlight on Rudolphs threatened Orange County Government Center, through photos and reporting, and many others are coming to defense of this challenging and bewitching building. [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of New Jersey Ranch Home Marketed As Tear-Down is Eco-Renovated Instead Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: dowling studios, eco design, eco home, green architecture, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of MenoMenoPiu Architects Solar-Powered Bauhaus Museum Wins Design Competition Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bauhaus, Bauhaus Museum, Design Competition, eco [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Mill Valley Cabins Are Green-Roofed, Low-Impact Studios That Disappear Into the Forest Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Accessory [...] Read »
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Read the rest of The Bayou Luminescence is a Lantern Large Enough to Walk Through in New Orleans Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aia, Bayou Luminescence, bioluminescence, eco [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Animal Farms Cozy Human Nests Hang From the Treetops! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "green furniture", Animal Farm, bark, biodegradable pod, biomimicry, Botanical, [...] Read »