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LIVE Between / HKS Architects
Live Between, a concept design by HKS Architects& , is a newly launched hotel experience for guests who enjoy the extreme. Their design seeks out urban cities to set up short-term residency between [...] Read »
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Dezeen’s top ten: planning cheats
In the last few weeks we’ve published a few projects where architects have come up with inventive ways of getting around restrictive planning requirements. Here’s a roundup of the most popular [...] Read »
China Southern Airport City / Woods Bagot
Serving Guangzhou, China as a distinctive emblem of China Southern Airlines’ global leadership, the winning proposal by Woods Bagot& is a bold reinterpretation of the corporate campus model. [...] Read »
Pavilion / EmTech (AA) + ETH
Out of a collaboration between the Emergent Technologies and Design program (EmTech) of the Architectural Association (AA) , London, and the Chair of Structural Design at the Swiss Federal Institute [...] Read »
Capilla del Retiro / Undurraga Devés Arquitectos
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Universidad del Istmo Master Plan and Implementation / Sasaki Associates
The new campus of Universidad del Isthmo is located on a beautiful hillside in the rapidly growing community of Santa Isabel near Guatemala City, Guatemala. Sasaki Associates& designed the 49-hectare [...] Read »
City Hall Harelbeke / Dehullu Architects
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Rowing and Sailing Pavilions / abar + MdG + Julen Altuna
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AD Round Up: Best from Flickr Part LXV
Its Friday. Time for another Flickr Round Up!Remember you can submit your own photo here, and don’t forget to follow us through Twitter and our Facebook Fan Page to find many more features. [...] Read »
Beach House E-3 / Vértice Arquitectos
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Rouge / APOLLO Architects & Associates
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Rijn IJssel / LIAG
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Critically acclaimed architects Pernilla Ohrstedt and Asif Khan are a duo that take innovation to the next level. Despite having known each other for years and having collaborated on various [...] Read »
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Kilden performing arts centre by ALA Architects
Slideshow: the undulating oak underbelly of four auditoriums bursts through the glazed facade of this concert hall in Kristiansand, Norway. (more&) Read »
Chipperfield selected to renovate the Neue National Gallery in Berlin
David Chipperfield& , Stirling Prize-winning architect and director of the 13th international Venice Biennale, has been commissioned by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (PCHF) to renovate [...] Read »
wNw Bar / Vo Trong Nghia
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BREAKING: Goldberger Departing New Yorker, Bound for Vanity Fair
Rumors have been circulating that Paul Goldberger was leaving his prized perch as architecture critic at the New Yorker.  It appears hes been given a golden parachute from Condé Nast in the [...] Read »
Yakiniku Master Restaurant in Shanghai
Peconic Bay House: Sustainable Design by Resolution 4
Yasuaki Onishi: reverse of volume (RG)
Dreamy St.Petersburg Apartment
CF and SD Card Readers for Apple iPad
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Monterey Peninsula College Student Services Center \ HGA Architects & Engineers
Monterey Peninsula College Student Services Center Employing forward-thinking design solutions to meet today’s higher education facility budgets Flexibility and sustainability are more vital [...] Read »
RAD & RED at Storefront for Art & Architecture’s Spring Fundraiser
The Woolworth Building just a few short blocks from Zuccotti Park—the spiritual home of the Ocuppy movement—was itself bathed in radical red last night to celebrate the iconic red work [...] Read »
The Good Wife...All Over Again
A little over a year ago I blogged about a scene in CBS's The Good Wife in which a clip from Groundhog Day was inserted amongst original footage for the show. That Good Wife scene takes place [...] Read »
Disco Inferno At UCLA Creates Amorphous Oddities
In a city obsessed with spectacle, it seems only fitting that graduate architecture students at UCLA would investigate the subject in one of its most literal forms. The students (including the [...] Read »
Global Holcim Award 2012 Winners Announced
A secondary school project in Gando, Burkina Faso, a community center project in São Paulo, Brazil, and an urban renewal plan in Berlin, Germany are the winners of the Global Holcim Awards for [...] Read »
from Inhabit
OOIIO Architects’ New Church for Valer, Norway Is Topped with a Roof Promenade
A few years ago, the ancient wooden church of Valer, Norway caught fire and burnt to the ground. With the disappearance of the church, the town was left without a public meeting space or a monument [...] Read »
Montblanc Alfred Hitchcock Special Edition
Contemporary Apartment by Alvhem
A Fascinating Bar
Flower Nails
Clean Bottle Square
The Clark Desk by IIot IIov
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Bilbao Arena and Sports center \ ACXT Architects
Bilbao, Miribilla neighborhood, built on ancient iron mines adyacent to the old part of town. A very hilly solar (46 m from one corner to another, just 200m) in which the building was caught [...] Read »
Architectural review: Cliff May 'Carefree California' show at UC Santa Barbara
To the extent that modernism in architecture was about clearing the historical decks  about dramatically and even gleefully breaking with the past  Cliff May was never cut out to be a modernist. [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Coca-Cola’s Graffiti Hits Historic New Orleans Neighborhoods Ahead of Final Four
Apparently Coca-Cola is really into New Orleans lassez-faire lifestyle, so much so that they decided to cover the sidewalks of the historic French Quarter and Treme neighborhoods with company [...] Read »
Tower Example
-Images from a Grasshopper 3D skyscraper example. The example will be used as part of an upcoming workshop in Dallas, Texas to teach GH for beginners as well the integration of GH into the design [...] Read »
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FILM REVIEW: ‘The Island President’ Investigates the Submersion of the Maldives
If you only see one environmental film this year, let it be The Island President. The subject of Jon Shenks documentary is recently deposed President Mohamed Anni Nasheed and his low-lying [...] Read »
Refurbished Living by A-001 Taller de Arquitectura
Organic and Bioclimatic House in Brittany by Patrice Bideau
Inflatable Garden Soccer Field
Green Guru, Recycled Bike Tube Messenger Bag
In Memoriam: Albert Hadley
The sad news came yesterday that interior designer Albert Hadley died at his sister's home in Nashville, Tennessee at the age of 91. The world has lost not only one of the most important decorators [...] Read »
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Two-Tree House \ Golany Architects
Two-Tree House was designed by Tel-Aviv based practice Golany Architects. The house is constructed among mature Jerusalem pine trees. Two of the trees have grown in the exact place where the [...] Read »
The remote alpine village of Vals in the eastern Swiss canton of Graubünden rose to fame when star architect Peter Zumthor built new thermal baths there in 1996. The spa is well known for its [...] Read »
Playable Pavilion Aims to Make Beatboxing an Olympic Sport
Coca-Cola has big plans for an Olympic Park pavilion for Londons 2012 sporting extravaganza. London-based architects Pernilla & Asif have created the Coca-Cola Beatbox, a spiraling structure [...] Read »
British architect David Adjaye , OBE was awarded Design Miami 2012 Designer of the Year, interviews him at the Wolfsonian museum in Miami to discuss the award and why he always draws [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Solar Impulse Sun-Powered Plane Will Attempt to Fly from Switzerland to Morocco
For the first time ever, a solar plane will attempt to fly from Switzerland to Morocco. Back in 2011 Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg flew their Solar Impulse plane from Paris to Brussels, [...] Read »
Todays New York Times is packed with urbanism stories, with three articles and two Op-ed pieces that made it to print. First, theres Speaker Christine Quinns exemption for Related Properties [...] Read »
Ask desigNYC executive director Laetitia Wolff about her organization’s mission, and she’ll give you a straightforward answer: “To improve the lives of New Yorkers through the power of design. Read »
City & Urbanism
Toronto Puts Green Roofs Law for Industrial Buildings Into Effect April 30
Having a green, living roof is no longer simply a piece of philosophical green whimsy. On April 30 in Toronto, the Green Roof Bylaw will now expand to affect industrial buildings. Read »
Streamsong Resort Project In Florida
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Breaking News: FDA Rejects NRDC Petition for a BPA Ban in Food Packaging
As you might remember, back in October 2008, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) submitted a citizen petition to the FDA asking them to prohibit the use of BPA in human food and [...] Read »
"Skirt Flirt" Paintings by Ho Ryon Lee
An Artists Dream Home!
Casa Mercano, Sustainable Home in Costa Rica
Flax Art Facebook Timeline Masthead Contest
Napa Valley Celebrates Art and Wine in April
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Scientists Clone Elm Trees to Protect Them from Extinction
Canadian scientists have discovered a way to clone elm trees, which for decades, have have fallen victim to the deadly Dutch elm disease. It is believed that their findings could become a model [...] Read »
In Tel Aviv, Bauhaus rules
Israels ages-old city, Jerusalem, is rightly famous for its warm, honey-colored limestone architecture. But its lazily hip rival, Tel Aviv, has lately begun garnering attention for a contrasting [...] Read »
Unbelievabubble! Inflatable Mania Overcomes USC Students
In the interest of getting students to build physical things, three years ago, USC introduced Top Fuel, a week-long design-build workshop accompanied by lectures, exhibitions, and panels. This [...] Read »
from Inhabit
The SAVortex Is the World’s Most Efficient Hand Dryer
SAVortex is known for designing, manufacturing, and launching the worlds most efficient hand dryerthe Vortex 550. Inhabitat recently caught up with founder Syed Ahmed at the Cleantech Forum [...] Read »
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Stick this in your Modern house and light it!
 I actually don't like anything on the horizontal surfaces in my house, (haven't had much luck with that...), but I can't resist these table lamps from Spain's LZF Lamps. This line, called Air, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Ole Scheerens Floating Cinema in Thailand is Made of Recycled Materials Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Read »
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Read the rest of A Look Into San Franciscos Downtown Secret Gardens Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Green Building, public installation, public space design, San Francisco, Urban design Read »
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ICC Unveils 2012 International Green Construction Code
The 2012 International Green Construction Code was just announced this week by the International Code Council  and it intends to be the first holistic code based on environmentally positive [...] Read »
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