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Temporary Building in Berlin / BCO Architekten
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Envision Energy Headquarters / AECOM
The Envision Energy Headquarters, designed by AECOM& , is located in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, China.  Envision Energy is the leading Chinese wind turbine manufacturer that emphasizes in [...] Read »
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Ignacia Apartments / Gonzalo Mardones Viviani
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Amsterdam Iconic Pedestrian Bridge Proposal / Michael Labory & Bertrand Schippan
Designed by Michael Labory & Bertrand Schippan& to be a city landmark, their proposal for the Amsterdam Pedestrian Bridge is made not only for crossing, but for the city’s life. The tulip, [...] Read »
Student Village / Hawkins\Brown
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Spire / Visiondivision
Last week, we shared a great series of modular summer residences by Visiondivision& that ranged from a small cabin to a massive castle. In the meantime, the firm has also been working on a competition [...] Read »
Private Residence in San Francisco / Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design
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Main Pavilion for the 9th China (Beijing) International Garden Expo / Atelier 11
Located in natural surroundings close to the mountain, river, and wetland in the west south suburb of Beijing, Atelier 11& ’s proposal for the main pavilion of the Expo aims to create an artificial [...] Read »
Health Center CAP La Garriga / R+B
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New Bauhaus Museum / MenoMenoPiu Architects
MenoMenoPiu Architects& shared with us their winning proposal in the Classic Siftung Weimar international competition for the New Bauhaus Museum. The building is conceived as an open square at [...] Read »
Zielony Graduate Student Village / Bar Orian Architects + Schwartz Besnosoff Architects
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‘Stavia 2012′ Hotel Proposal / Marciano Architecture
Marciano Architecture& shared with us their proposal for the Stavia 20122 competition. Located in Lake Neuchatel, Switzerland, the thin blades of the hotel fit the smooth landscape of the lake [...] Read »
Today's archidose #570
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Åre Solbringen by  Waldemarson Berglund
Slideshow:  Swedish architects Waldemarson Berglund  were inspired by the slopes of a nearby ski resort to create these three slanted timber cabins in north Sweden. (more&) Read »
Conan Library and City Hall of Ville de La Malbaie / acdf*, Bisson / Desganés Architectes in Consortium
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Janet Echelman Reshaping Urban Airspace World-Wide
Inspired by the local materials and culture of Mahabalipuram, an Indian fishing village famous for sculpture, American Artist Janet Echelman& stumbled upon a material that would change her art, [...] Read »
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Atelier Bardill by Valerio Olgiati
This dark red concrete enclosure in Scharans, Switzerland, contains a work studio for a poet and musician. (more&) Read »
@MikeBloomberg: #SocialMedia is Complicated! SMH
Mayor Bloomberg was in Singapore last Wednesday to accept the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize for sustainable planning, but it was the mayors comments on social media got the most play in The [...] Read »
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A New Anti-Tsunami Archipelago for Japan
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SBU V3 | Self Balancing Unicycle
Gorgeous Sofa from Fashion for Home
Driftwood Sailboat Napkin Holders
NYC Subway Tee
Anatomy, Fungi & Tentacle Jewelry
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Read the rest of Glimmering, Pixelated MUCA Music Center Shines in Southern Spain Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: alicante music center, community architecture, Cor & Asociados, [...] Read »
Scotland gets it's 100-foot-high Kelpies - what animal should Chicago supersize?
click images for larger views Glascow-based sculptor Andy Scott has been working on the project since at least 2008, two nearly 100-foot-high horse head sculptures, mosaics of interconnected [...] Read »
Doubleback Camper for Volkswagen T5 Transporter
Low Energy House by STEINMETZDEMEYER Architects
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Volkswagen Uses Space Foil To Make Cars Safer
When auto makers submit their cars to crash tests, the sensors that are used to collect data about the crash process are often destroyed by the impact of the crash. To solve that problem, German [...] Read »
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NOAA Says Gulf of Mexico Dolphins Exposed to Oil are “Incredibly Ill”
More than 675 dolphins have been stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico since February 2010, with only a small number — 33 — finding their way to the beach alive, and a recent study by [...] Read »
Sofa Made From Half Dollar Coins By Johnny Swing
New8th Walnut Console
Contemporary Koban Police Station in Japan
Porsche Museum in Stuttgart
Bow Bins Collection by Cordula Kehrer
Caves of New York
[Image: "Caves for New York" (1942) by Hugh Ferriss]. After writing the previous post —about Hong Kong's impending infrastructural self-burial in the form of artificial caves beneath the island [...] Read »
Sustainable Living, House Reduction by Make Architects
Cutline by Alessandro Busana
Dead Solar Thermal, Mainstream Green, Sustainable Apartments, + Rental Efficiency
Solar thermal is dead. The most sustainable house in South Korea. A new age of sustainable apartment housing. The ultimate guide to making a rental energy efficient. One of the most energy efficient [...] Read »
When a Parking Lot Is So Much More
We need to redefine what we mean by parking lot to include something that not only allows a driver to park his car, but also offers a variety of other public uses, mitigates its effect on the [...] Read »
Palette Coasters
360 Kilogram Paper Plane Flies At 98 MPH
Yurika Sugimoto produced this graph of Manhattan Retail Rent in...
Yurika Sugimoto produced this graph of Manhattan Retail Rent in $PSF for  our spring studio . Read »
Chair by Thames
Lovely Scandinavian Duplex
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Rieteiland House \ Hans van Heeswijk
We all occasionally fantasize about our dream home, but few of us ever manage to make it a reality. And how does the architect himself live? In this case, the private home of architect Hans van [...] Read »
Winston Roeth
An artist client sent a link to these paintings by Winston Roeth , and I find them stunning. I love the contrast between white and colored space. .. Read »
"Wanda" Antonio Lupi's New Tub
Scrubba Bag - Backpack Washing Machine
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Calling All Moms: Share Your Mom-Wisdom To Be Published in an E-Book!
Nobody knows how to multi-task like the mother of young kids, and in the spirit of sharing the mom-wisdom, our sister site Inhabitots is partnering with Clorox in a project to help moms share [...] Read »
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Read the rest of New Botanical Research Institute of Texas Campus is a LEED Platinum Green Think Tank Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: botanical research, botanical research institute [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Swiss ESGE Secondary School Has a Funky Tetris Facade Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Daylighting, eco design, education, ESGE Secondary School in Switzerland, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Kengo Kumas Xinjin Zhi Museum Has a Pretty and Practical Perforated Facade Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Chengdu, china, Daylighting, [...] Read »
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Alain Gilles’ Nomad Solar-Powered Portable Lamp is Much Safer Than Kerosene
Addressing a string of deadly kerosene accidents in slums that have killed hundreds of people and left even more homeless, designer Alain Gilles has created a safer alternative called the Nomad [...] Read »
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Read the rest of DEDONs Zero Waste Nest Rest is a Woven Cocoon for Snuggling in the Wild Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "green furniture", biomimicry, Bobby Dekeyser, cocoon, [...] Read »
What Is NY-LON? Mark Wigley and Brett Steele On the New York-London Axis
NY-LON is an annual series of discussions at Columbia Universitys Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) about the transfer of ideas along the New York-London [...] Read »
Ship Shape
I find it a bit amusing that I'm continually tempted to break the rules of what this blog was meant to cover--namely the visual arts with a concentration on architecture--since I was the one [...] Read »
Adonit Jot Pro Stylus
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California to Get New Network of EV Charging Stations
Driving an electric car in California will soon be a lot easier thanks to a new $120 million dollar settlement. California governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced a $120 million settlement [...] Read »
Philippines Embassy in Rome - Outdoor
Yellow Treehouse Restaurant in New Zealand
Spectacular Beach Home in New Zeeland
Nir Meiri | Bamboolicious
Is MTV Scratch the next binder on the wall at GM Headquarters?
GM's best strategic play may be not with MTV but with the oil companies and the government and a sustainability philosophy. Constraining one, stimulating the other, and comprehending the third [...] Read »
Bouillabaisse Bowl by John Newdigate
MIKI 1 House by Alexander Brenner Architects
City & Urbanism
Is MTV Scratch the next binder on the wall at GM Headquarters?
GM's best strategic play may be not with MTV but with the oil companies and the government and a sustainability philosophy. Constraining one, stimulating the other, and comprehending the third [...] Read »