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Phoenix Children’s Hospital / HKS Architects
Arizona’s Phoenix Children’s Hospital, designed and renovated by HKS Architects,& is an 11-story tower facility that is one of the largest pediatric campuses in the country.  The building [...] Read »
Architectural Photographers: Christian Richters
Born in Munster  Germany and now based in Berlin,  Christian Richters&  working area is currently all over Europe, the USA and Japan, shooting projects for some renown architects like Santiago [...] Read »
New Finnish Architecture – The New Generation / Newly Dawn – Emerging Finnish Architects
[ April 20, 2012 0:00 to April 21, 2012 0:00. ] New Finnish Architecture  The New Generation, taking place April 20-21 in New York, will include two events on young architects & architecture [...] Read »
Villa S / buerger katsota architects
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Fukoku Tower / Dominique Perrault
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theCharrette / Tulane School of Architecture
theCharrette, an architecture and design publication written and produced by students at the Tulane School of Architecture, focuses on the power of journalism to expose and investigate themes, [...] Read »
Contemporary Home on the Range / Zervas Group Architects
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Skanska: Bridging Prague International Design Competition
The Skanska: Bridging Prague International Design Competition, announced by reSITE Festival, ARCHIP (Architectural Institute in Prague) and Skanska, seeks to find new conceptions and proposals [...] Read »
CAI Perifericos / EDU
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Changzhou Culture Center / gmp Architekten
gmp Architekten& was recently awarded the first prize in the international competition to build the Culture Center in the newly created Changzhou city center. With a total floor area of 365,000 [...] Read »
Suha Private House / Arhitektura d.o.o.
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from dezeen
Mini-Studio in Mexico City by FRENTEarquitectura
This artists studio by Mexican practice  FRENTEarquitectura  is folded into a small space between three existing buildings in Mexico City. (more&) Read »
Rifugio Monte Penna / Lucio Serpagli
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Hanging Hotel: A Suspended Campsite for Climbers / Dr. Margot Krasojevic
Dr. Margot Krasojevic& is known for using digital parameters to explore the psychological effects of architecture  materials and spatiality  on its inhabitants.  The Hanging Hotel / Suspended [...] Read »
Adolfo Ibañez University / José Cruz Ovalle y Asociados
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Cornell School Of Ecology / Gruzen Samton • IBI Group
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Shortlist announced for the highly anticipated Los Angeles Federal Courthouse
After remaining on hold since 2005, the General Services Administration (GSA) has reinstated plans to construct a new U.S. Courthouse in downtown LA. The 3.7 acre dirt lot at 107 South Broadway, [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Ultra Classy Penthouse by Fabio Gianoli
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Yves Behar’s Refreshing New Design for SodaStream Source Set to Launch at MOST in Milan
Inhabitat favorite Yves Behar just unveiled an ultra-clean, minimalist redesign for the SodaStream Source home soda system. Set to be launched at the MOST showroom space at this years Milan [...] Read »
Watch Sink Stopper by Murano House
Hotel Argos in Cappadocia
Seashell Inspired Abalone Beach House by Thomas Cowen
MANGA commode
Situated in a secluded cul-de-sac in the fashionable area of Bukit Timah in Singapore, this private family residence is a beautiful and understated piece of bespoke and holistic architectural [...] Read »
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Audi Leaks New e-sound Being Developed for e-tron Electric Vehicles
Audi recently shared a development its been keeping under wraps with us  a new solution dubbed e-sound that helps pedestrians hear their electric vehicles approaching. Audis future e-tron [...] Read »
What's Old is New Again
The Joe Fresh store isn't your typical New York store on Fifth Avenue.  It's located in a landmarked building designed by Gordon Bunshaft for Skidmore Owings and Merrill in 1954 and is considered [...] Read »
New Glazed Brick for Eco-Friendly Design
Fireclay Tile recently announced “the most sustainable glazed brick ever produced” with a new Glazed Thin Brick for interior and exterior applications. The brick is available in nine colors [...] Read »
WineHive
Jeanne Gang in Van on May 9th
Jeanne Gang Fellow, American Institute of Architects, NCARB Certified, LEED AP Wednesday, May 9, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver Convention Centre.  This is not a free event - it is included in purchase [...] Read »
College Student Pieces His Way To Lego Mastery
Only four people in the United States carry the official designation of Lego Master Model Builder. And 23-year-old Andrew Johnson of Illinois is the newest  and youngest  to earn the title. Read »
Fisker Atlantic Hybrid Sedan
Corrections
  click images for larger view In our post on the Portage Theater , we correctly reported that the theater will have a rare screening of the 1933 Max Ophüls film Liebelei on Wednesday, but [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Orange House by Yazgan Design Architecture
"Signature Screw" Artwork by Andrew Myers
from Inhabit
Fiore Arcangelo’s Ecoo Terrarium Chair is Filled with Plants!
Weve found so many ways to bring terrariums into our lives — weve figured out Here at Inhabitat we love finding new ways to bring terrariums into our lives — so far weve figured out how [...] Read »
Svizzera chair by Grego Design
Alfresco Dining in Style
Engawa House by Sullivan Conard Architects
from Curbed
On the Market: Did Robert A.M. Stern Really Design This Hideous Mansion?
Click here to view the full photogallery. Back in 1985, the now-renowned architect Robert A.M. Stern was, it seems, just like any other workaday blueprinter. This was before Disney, before his [...] Read »
Announcing the official Archinect iPhone App!
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Turrellings
According to the Roden Crater Facebook page , the James Turrell Skspace at Rice University in Houston is opening May 4-6.The blog for art:21 describes it as, "a flat-topped, 72-square-foot pyramid [...] Read »
Eleanor Bolton | Stitching a Black Trail
Modulation Drawings by Jason Fort
Celebrate Earth Day With a “Neutra Run-Walk” in Silver Lake
Architecture lovers, time to get motivated. This Earth Day (April 22) you can celebrate Richard Neutra’s 120th birthday by participating in the Neutra Run-Walk for Health, a 4k or 8k jaunt [...] Read »
Square Modern Decorative Pillows
Test Flight: Piaggio Aero P.180 Avanti II
The Bomb Runner | by Rough Crafts
Aphrodisiac, Sensual Eating by Studio Appetit
Blue Highway Photography Series by Daniele Lisi
Coco Wood Kitchen Utencils
Design is complex. There is little that is more complex to design than a home, however fundamental issues offer an architect a starting point; where is the sun? How do we capture it in winter, [...] Read »
Wildcat Ridge Residence by Voorsanger Architects
AECOMs Phoenix-based design team guided the development of Civic Space Park from visioning sessions and masterplanning, through complete construction observation. We continue to work on the [...] Read »
Solar Shipping Container House in Colorado
This is a solar-powered shipping container house in Nederland, Colorado.  It was designed by Studio H:T and completed in 2010 with two shipping containers that straddle a social and open central [...] Read »
House of the Week 136: Palms Residence
Images by David Lena Located on a narrow, urban lot in Venice, California, this private residence was designed by Marmol Radziner . The home closes itself from the exterior with a series of screening [...] Read »
Three Eye-Catching Burger King Ads
Rustic But Modern, Far Meadow Cabin Rentals in Yosemite
David Chipperfield to Renovate Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie
The British architect David Chipperfield will oversee a major renovation of Berlins Neue Nationalgalerie, a concrete, steel and glass landmark at Potsdamer Platz completed by Ludwig Mies van [...] Read »
Tragedy and Trials for Number 7
It was a tragic day for the Number 7 train extension project yesterday. A crane collapse killed one worker and injured four others on Manhattans far west side. According to The New York Times [...] Read »
2013 Mercedes-Benz GL
At 6:30 p.m., tonight, April 3rd, at the Instituto Cervantes , 31 West Ohio, David Escobar, current Planning Department Commission of the City of Medellin, Colombia and architect Fernando Villa [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
Gamma After Life
What kind of nuclear future awaits us? The recent discussion on the next generation of nuclear power has ebbed away much too quickly. However especially in the UK a public discussion would be [...] Read »
Opinions
60 W. Cordova is a Prototype for Affordable Ownership A groundbreaking project that pioneers affordable ownership in Vancouver—one of the... Read »
Henge Docks | Clean up your Desktop
Shipping Container House by Studio H:T
Crossover Kitchen
Biophilia + Technophila: Full Text
BIOPHILIA + TECHNOPHILIA THROUGHOUT the course of human evolution our lives have become intrinsically tied to the evolution of technology to the point where these two trajectories have become [...] Read »
Run Down Barn Converted To Stunning Residence by MARC.
Return of the Opulent Dining Room
Studio Advance. Cliff House. Mitchell Lab
Texas A&M University. Department of Architecture. Mitchell Lab. Spring 2012. Critics: Roland Snooks Kokkugia . Gabriel Esquivel. Lead Designers: Adrian Cortez, Zach Hoffman. Read »
Chic in Canada
While my obsession with Joe Fresh continues, why not take a look at their home in Toronto, Canada.  It was published in the August 2010 issue of Canadian House & Home magazine, one of the best [...] Read »
Why Must the Cancer Survivors Garden Go Begging?
click images for larger view The Tribune's Mary Schmich had a great article recently on the Chicago Cancer Survivor's Garden , the lovely 2-and-a-half acre setting east of Daley Bicentennial [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Vehicle Debuts at the New York Auto Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2012 New York Auto Show, electric car, electric vehicle, ev, [...] Read »
Attic Refurbishment
RED Pif Wine Restaurant by Aulik Fiser Architekti
On View> Urban Visions: American Works on Paper, 1900-1950
Urban Visions: American Works on Paper, 1900-1950 Indianapolis Museum of Art 4000 Michigan Road Indianapolis, IN Through September 30 An upcoming exhibition at The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s [...] Read »
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 x BR S – Military Ceramic Watch Pack
Sustainable Rehabilitation in Girona
Technology
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Read the rest of Brooks & Scarpas Orange Grove Apartments Are Modern, Simple & Sustainable Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", apartment complex, Brooks [...] Read »
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Read the rest of PRODUCT REVIEW: Back to the Roots Mushroom Growing Kit is Fun But Slightly Disturbing Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: back to the roots, diy mushroom growing, [...] Read »
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Omer Arbel’s Gorgeous Chandelier Glows Green With Hanging Succulents
Where theres light there must be life.  Omer Arbel places this thought at the core of his beautiful 382 chandelier. Designed to illuminate a room with both its brilliance and billowing succulents, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Salzburg University of Applied Sciences Kuchl Campus is a Modern Timber Passivhaus Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Dietrich Untertrifaller, [...] Read »
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Scientists Create Ultra-Thin Solar Cells Narrower Than Spider Silk!
Scientists from Austria and Japan just announced that they have created micro-thin solar cells that are thinner than a human hair and even narrower than spider silk. These sheer solar cells are [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 6 Brilliant Studios Perfect For The Eco Artist Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Art, art studio, artist's studio, Cargotecture, container [...] Read »
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Humble Hackney Shed is a Peaceful Office Space in a London Garden
Located in the middle of a garden in North-East London, the Hackney Shed is a cozy little work space by  Office Sian Architecture + Design. Perfect for stay-at-home workers looking to get some [...] Read »
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Cree Unveils Its AeroBlades Modular Outdoor LED Lights
Lighting manufacturers Cree just unveiled a design for its new Aeroblades streetlights, modern, fin-shaped LED lights that the company hopes will replace traditional overhead streetlights. Cities [...] Read »