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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& [...] Read »
Diamante House / Marsino Arquitectos Asociados
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Titanic Belfast by CivicArts and Todd Architects
Slideshow: faceted shards of anodised aluminium cover the four pointed hulls of this maritime museum in northern Ireland dedicated to famously ill-fated ship the RMS Titanic. (more&) Read »
Architecture for Autism: Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month, and ArchDaily would like to draw your attention to the architectural coverage we have done on the topic. Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are developmental disorders [...] Read »
Rehabilitation Of The Antigua Alcoholera Extremeña / GAP Arquitectos
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Vaucluse House / MPR Design Group
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Stinson Transport Center / Lemay Associés
The design intent of Lemay Associés& for the Stinson Transport Center in Montreal was to achieve a seamless weaving of the project into the surrounding urban fabric. They then did thus through [...] Read »
Haarlems Pop Music Venue / Diederendirrix
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Saint-Michel Soccer Center / Côté Leahy Cardas Architects
The sports center’s concept by Côté Leahy Cardas Architects& rests on the alteration of the site on which it will be implemented. A site which has been metamorphosed from an industrial field [...] Read »
Fachhoch schule Salzburg / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten
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Grand Bao’en Temple Proposal / WWCOT Architects
Largely forgotten in the public mind, the project for the Grand Bao’en Temple of Jinling, Nanjing by WWCOT Architects& reestablishes the importance of this area for the citizens of Nanjing [...] Read »
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Pazo dos Deportes de Arteixo by José Ramón Garitaonaindía de Vera
Slideshow: a rainbow of coloured panels extend up from a concrete base to form the walls of this sports hall in A Coruña. (more&) Read »
Office Building in Soho / Wilkinson Eyre Architects
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Filmed in 1921, Manhatta & reveals a typical day in Lower Manhattan in the early part of the 20th century. Painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand created this silent film to discover [...] Read »
Koen Olthuiss Dutch practice, Waterstudio& , has been preparing for the environmental impacts on architecture for ten years now  building a practice on the assumption that a new solution for [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
from Inhabit
George H.W. Bush Goes ‘Rogue’ and Buys His Son a Chevy Volt
Former prez George H.W. Bush recently gave the gift of the Chevrolet Volt to his son Neil for his 57th birthday. A Houston dealership took delivery of the gift to Bushs fourth son, who ironically [...] Read »
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iZen’s Bamboo Keyboard is for Eco-Conscious iPad Users
If youve been looking for a keyboard to complement your iPad, why not opt for one of iZens gorgeous bamboo models instead of a plastic one? iZen Bamboo is the first eco-friendly bluetooth [...] Read »
Floating Cinema | Thailand
EllieDelight, Decorative and Funky LED Lights.
Water Playground By RS In Tychy, Poland
Authentic Turkish Towels
Chic in NY: Frederic Malle
I have admired French perfumer Frederic Malle since I first saw his home featured in Men's Vogue years ago.  Last week, I treated to a private meet and greet to experience his new travel spray [...] Read »
Something out of Nothing: Marcia Tucker, Jeffrey Deitch and the De-regulation of the Contemporary-Museum Model
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Meet the RE:VOLT, Chevy’s Next-Generation Green Vehicle
Much has been made about the environmental costs associated with natural gas drilling, but theres a different type of natural gas thats produced by every one of the planets more than 7 billion [...] Read »
Heavy Celtic Torc
from Inhabit
New Leaked Image Reveals Apple’s Cupertino Campus Could Double as Spacecraft
Apple has caught some heat for its controversial, car-dependent Cupertino campus proposal, but an anonymous tipster has leaked an updated rendering to Inhabitat that would way up the controversy [...] Read »
Drawing: Not Dead - Stephen Wierzbowski's Monument: Sketch Studies of Great Architecture in Europe and America opens tonight at Framing Mode Gallery
Le Corbusier and Iannis Xenakis; Monastère du Sainte Marie de La Tourette; Éveux, near Lyon, FR; 09/83; charcoal pencil on paper; 17" x 12 1/2 When Michael Graves was in Chicago to pick [...] Read »
Maison du Brésil at the Cité Universitaire complex in Paris was designed by Le Corbusier for Brazilian students and researchers, in 1959. The initial design was produced by the great Brazilian [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Fisker Atlantic Plug-in Hybrid Photos Leaked Ahead of New York Auto Show Debut
The first images of Fiskers next model, the Atlantic plug-in hybrid, have leaked onto the internet ahead of the models upcoming debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. Originally dubbed the Fisker [...] Read »
Nomadic Pack | by VSTR
A Joke with Shelves, Floor Lamp by Jeil Park
Fli bench by James Bacanto Watt
Folding Boat
Decorative Screens
SmartDeco is Simple, Affordable, and Green
Heres an interesting product that got its start with a successful funding from Kickstarter.  SmartDeco is affordable, engineered, blank furniture made with 100% recyclable Enviroboard  a light-weight [...] Read »
Baby Rattles In Parent Profile
Hill House: Family Home by Andrew Maynard
Editor's Picks #257
Back in 2009 SOM's City Design Practice took a comprehensive look at the the entire Great Lakes Lakes and the St. Lawrence, ecosystem and proposed The Great Lakes Century, a pro bono initiative [...] Read »
Passivhaus Plague, Backyard Builds, Factory-Built Homes, + the Recycled House
A plague on Passive House. Backyard cottages sprouting in Seattle. Prefab homes for hip, eco-conscious buyers. Factory-built for affordability, sustainability. Building an earth-friendly home. [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
from Inhabit
London Mayor Accused of Using Dust Suppressants to Lower Pollution Levels Before Olympics
Mayor Boris Johnson has come under fire for his office’s recommendation that municipal trucks spray saline solution along busy streets to reduce air pollution levels before the upcoming London [...] Read »
Oil & Vinegar Pipette Glasses
Casa Reforma by Central de Arquitectura
BUTTERFLY Necklace
Transparent Floating Vacation Home in England
Beach Towels
Ebro Delta House
Custom Concrete Wine Wall
West Kowloon Terminus -The Largest In The World
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Aerial Photos Reveal That Dubai Is Building a Series of Dubai-Shaped Islands Off the Coast of Dubai
One might think that emirs of Dubai would learn from their past mistakes after Dubais artificial The World archipelago surrendered its sands to the sea, but sinking islands and rising tides [...] Read »
Way More than Wright: Rare Opportunity to hear Pedro E. Guerrero April 5th
from Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey, Princeton Architectural Press (click images for larger view) Pedro E. Guerrero, one of the greatest photographers of 20th century,  was born [...] Read »
from Inhabit
Read the rest of Switzerlands Breathtaking Sphinx Observatory is the Highest Altitude Structure in Europe Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alp region, astronomy, environmental [...] Read »
Green Modern Classic Home by PLACE
Casa Luz by Paz Arquitectura
Attic Penthouse
Kris Scheifele's Unconventional Art
Welded Brass Rod Ceiling Sculpture
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BMW Unveils i8 Concept Spyder Future Hybrid Supercar
BMW just officially unveiled its gorgeous i8 Concept Spyder, which is the third BMW i model following the i3 and i8 concepts. The BMW i8 Concept Spyder offers a glimpse of future supercars with [...] Read »
Facebook is playing a different design game than the rest of Silicon Valley. Instead of obsessing about making tasks like posting a photo easier or making the interface more beautiful, Facebook [...] Read »
Combination Chair By Ingid Michel and Frederic Pain
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Technology
from Inhabit
Bright and Airy LEED Platinum School Commons in California Has No Walls!
Designed as an experiment in sustainability and a model for future programs, this LEED Platinum school commons in California has absolutely no solid walls. Located north of San Francisco in a [...] Read »
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Controversial £12 Million Floating Motorway for London Olympics Will Only Be For “Fat Cats”
Dezeen almost had us fooled with their awesome April Fools post about Mayor Boris Johnsons plans to build a floating motorway on the Thames River in time for this years Olympic games. Designed [...] Read »
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