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Rockefeller Arts Center Expansion / Deborah Berke & Partners Architects
Deborah Berke & Partners Architects& have released their plans for the expansion and renovation of I.M. Pei’s 1969 Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center (RAC). Located at Fredonia’s State University [...] Read »
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) recently launched a design competition to deliver one of the first landmark buildings for the West Kowloon Cultural District, the Xiqu Center. [...] Read »
Slant Awards Spring 2012 Competition
The Slant Awards Spring 2012 competition, which is open to all, challenges participants to design a concept plan for a city sector which is undergoing urban renewal. The city in question is not [...] Read »
[ April 23, 2012 to April 24, 2012. ] The Order of Architects in Romania and ABplus Events, along with the partners of the event invite you to INGLASS 2012  Architecture Expo Conference, Second [...] Read »
Writing About Architecture / Alexandra Lange
We recently received a book we wished we had earlier,  Writing About Architecture. & Langes book pulls from lessons learned from her courses at New York University and the School of Visual [...] Read »
The Urban Cloak: Apartment – Brickwerks / Jonathan Gibb
Designed for the Boral Brick Awards 2011-2012, The Urban Cloak proposal by Jonathan Gibb& is an addition to an existing inner city 2 storey brick building, to adapt and add a multi-levelled [...] Read »
Townhouse in Horgen / Moos Giuliani Herrmann Architekten
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Ice Rink In Bern / Ipas Architects
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SANDWORM / Marco Casagrande
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Denimdenim / Word of Mouth Architecture
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AD Round Up Easter Special: Churches in USA
Easter is here, and during this special time of the year, we decided to prepare a 3-day Round Up special. Today well have churches (and chapels) from USA; tomorrow from Europe; Sunday from Latin [...] Read »
Glacial Water Botteling Plant / Panorama
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Memory Cloud / RE:Site + Metalab
Memory Cloud is the winning commission awarded to RE:site (Norman Lee and Shane Allbritton, Artists website: and METALAB& (Andrew Vrana, Joe Meppelink and Michael Gonzales, [...] Read »
CATT / Architects Tillman Ruth Robinson
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SFMoMA Exhibit: “The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller and the Bay Area”
If you are in the Bay Area this weekend, we recommend you stop in at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) and check out their current exhibit The Utopian Impulse: Buckminster Fuller [...] Read »
The Share / ReBITA
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Central Saint Martins, part of the University of the Arts London, has a new home quite different to the buildings it inhabited previously. Designed by award-winning architects Stanton Williams& [...] Read »
The Architect Critic Is Dead (just not for the reason you think)
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Playtime / TETRARC
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3×9 House / a21 studio
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Surviving Progress paints a bleak view of humanity’s future Read »
Theannual HOPES ( Holistic Optionsfor P lanet Earth S ustainability)conference, founded by the University of Oregon School ofArchitecture and Allied Arts , works to promote a deeperunderstanding [...] Read »
Hasselblad H4D-40 Ferrari Edition
Standing Broom
John Malkovich Designs Mens Collection For Pirelli PZero
499.SUMMIT - Jersey City Prison Design
499.SUMMIT is a conceptual proposal for a futuristic high-rise urban penitentiary in Jersey City which seeks to challenge the conventions of traditional prison design. The project, a collaborative [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 6 Amazing Green Renovations That Turn Industrial Buildings into Architectural Gems Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: 780 brewster, ABC Museo, adapted factories, [...] Read »
Chris-Craft’s Cool Cruiser
Haus D10 by Werner Sobek
Farmhouse Modern HGTV Home in Georgia
This is the newest HGTV Green Home located in Serenbe, Georgia, a 1,000-acre sustainable development near Atlanta with green homes, shops, and restaurants.  The 2,300 square-foot home spans [...] Read »
Reminder: Van Alen Walking Tour Tomorrow
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Google Cools Its New Data Centers In Taiwan with Ice
Google’s new data centers in Taiwan will keep cool during the day thanks to ice made overnight. A thermal storage system, the first of its kind for Google, will balance the company’s energy [...] Read »
April 9th is CLOG Day
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Beautiful and Interesting House Design
Force 10 Cargo Shorts | by TAD
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MedaTeca \ Alterstudio Partners
MedaTeca library| information| spare time The new cultural hub of Meda designed by Alterstudio Partners On 10th April 2012 MedaTeca opens to the public; the new library of Meda’s township designed [...] Read »
Renovation for a Two Storey House
I LOVE YOU Signal Flag Bracelet
These days, it seems everyone has a hammer and access to plans from Tumbleweed Tiny House, so it may not be all that noteworthy to mention another tiny house build.  But, if youre willing, [...] Read »
Nest Thermostat Gets a Software Upgrade
The launch of the Nest Learning Thermostat back in October 2011 created a ton of interest in residential thermostats, and the gadgets been installed in all sorts of green homes (including the [...] Read »
Vintage Northwestern Pinball Poosh-M-Up Bagatelle Game
When Two Oaks Are Better than One
Grip vase by Satyendra Pakhalé
I am delighted to announce that the last of the Situated Technologies Pamphlets Series has been released today. Titled "Modulated Cities: Networked Spaces, Reconstituted Subjects," this pamphlet [...] Read »
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Fitzroy Farm \ SHH
A 13,000 sq ft new-build modernist house, located within the Highgate Conservation Area and designed by architects SHH, has now started on site, with completion due in Summer 2012. The scheme, [...] Read »
Print Campaign for Digital Retouching
Deer Shaped Hydro Towers by DesignDepot
Kew, Sales and Information Suite
StickyGram Instagram Magnets
Limited Edition Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG 45th Anniversary
A Giant Aeolian Harp By Luke Jerram
House at the Edge of a Forest
Spur to Action: Philly Brings Elevated Park Plans into Focus
Philly is one step closer to creating an elevated park on an abandoned rail viaduct. Studio Bryan Hanes and Urban Engineers, two firms collaborating on the design of the SEPTA Spur phase of Philadelphias [...] Read »
I took this video last year while I was waiting for a train in Copenhagen. The sound of the electric trains is awesome. You don't see many analog signs like this anymore. Together the futuristic [...] Read »
Rafmögnuð Náttúra By Marcos Zotes
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Sadik-Khan Serves Up Some Mumford
Last night was a night of tough decisions. ArchNewsNow threw its tenth anniversary party at the Center for Architecture and DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan gave the Mumford Lecture at City [...] Read »
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New Bauhaus Museum \ MenoMenoPiu Architects
The transparency makes the continuity between inside and outside, the outside comes inside and vice-versa. An eclectic conquest of the space makes the building not a barrier but a dynamic urban [...] Read »
Baguette Tables by Studio Rygalik
4 Bungalows Project by Estudio Arquitectura Hago
Ballot Coffee Table
Google Project Glass
Rolling Words: Snoop Dogg’s Smokable Song Book
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New Church for Valer church parish \ Krill Architecture
An Open Ring in the Woods In commissioning the competition, the church of Våler chose for a seldomly witnessed step in church history, one that always comes with interesting results. Tapping [...] Read »
Set of 3 Vintage Eastern Airlines Promotional Posters
Joe’s Addiction Living System by Joe Velluto
2013 Dodge SRT Viper
Chicago Architect Attempting to Kickstart A “Super-Furniture”
What is a Super-Furniture? According to Chicago architect Jimenez Lai of Bureau Spectacular, it is a building that is kind of too small, or a couch that is kind of too big. Whichever way you [...] Read »
Unloved Building in Goshen, N.Y., Prompts Debate on Modernism
As Modernist buildings reach middle age, many of the stark structures that once represented the architectural vanguard are showing signs of wear, setting off debates around the country between [...] Read »
Luxury iPad cases from Fendi
The Illustrations of Hiroshi Manabe
Hiroshi Manabe (1932-2000) was a Japanese illustrator who created these fantastical images. Says Ben Ettinger: Manabe is one of the most famous illustrators of the postwar period, having been [...] Read »
Carbon Fiber Magic Mouse
Inside Apple HQ
Insiders call it the Mothership. Its Apples headquarters in Cupertino, California, and to Apple fans, its a place thought of with romance and wonder. Only the privileged elect have ever been [...] Read »
Kaneda Bike By Masashi Teshima
Mocubo Cutting Board
PH-1 Prefab Home by Place Architects
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New NRDC Report Ranks States’ Preparedness for Water Challenges Linked to Climate Change
Rising water levels. Stronger storms. Water shortages. Climate change will affect the United States in a variety of ways, but water is the resource that its guaranteed to impact the most. In [...] Read »
3DL, Natural Plasicity
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NASA Climate Scientist Compares Climate Change to Slavery
This week, NASA climate scientist James Hansen described climate change as a “great moral issue” similar to the movement to end slavery. He linked the climate change debate with the 19th [...] Read »
Exhibition Explores the Inner Workings of Proposed Low Line Park
Let There Be Light: Low Line Exhibit Mark Miller Gallery 92 Orchard Street Through April 29th, 12-6pm The team of innovators continues to push forward with a proposal for the Delancey Underground, [...] Read »
Crochet Rug
Safe Kitchen Timer
Gehry Technologies Discusses Burj Khalifa Ceiling
Brought to you by: Members of the Gehry Technologies New York office outline a collaboration that spanned between four U.S. cities and Dubai Editors Note: The following has been excerpted from [...] Read »
Porsche Passing
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the man credited with designing the Porsche 911 died yesterday in Salzburg, Austria. What better way to honor him than a post of Porsches. They are all so pretty [...] Read »
Set of Six Recycled Motherboard Coasters in Caddy
Pressures and Distortions | RVATR, 2012 A couple of weeks ago, MovingCities received Pressures and Distortions, published by The Research Program of Rafael Viñoly Architects. The book has [...] Read »
BMW Guggenheim Lab to Park in Berlin After All
Facing the possibility of anti-gentrification protests, the Guggenheim decided to cancel plans to bring the BMW Guggenheim Lab to the citys Kreuzberg district. They have decided to bring the [...] Read »
Horifune House
Origami Yoda Sculpture
The Rockboard Descender Skateboard
Workshop: INDiiA/ z'SHELL-ter with François Roche/GSAPP University
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Read the rest of Inhabitats Top Picks from the 2012 NY Auto Show Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: 2012, 2012 NY Auto Show, Amanda Coen, best of, concept car, delorean, eco-friendly, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Mode:linas New Coworking Office Maximizes Space With Private Plywood Loft Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Concordia Design, converted loft, coworking, eco design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Almere Oosterworld: MVRDV Helps Dutch Residents Design Their Own Town Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: almere, Almere Oosterworld, eco design, Estate for Initiatives, [...] Read »
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Rennholz: This Wooden Racer is Unbelievably Powered by an Electric Drill
Believe it or not, this wooden racer is powered by nothing more than an everyday electric drill. Dubbed Rennholz, which translates to Race Wood, the ride represents the ultimate in e-mobility. Not [...] Read »
Sustainable Design of Kiwi House by Comma-Q
Sneak Peek: Viceroy Maldives
Easter Weekend Streetscene:  Of Time and Renewal
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2013 Limited Edition Range Rover Sport Supercharged
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Read the rest of Trees Pass Through the Interior of Paz Arquitecturas Casa Corallo in Guatemala City Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Casa Corallo, central america, Corallo house, [...] Read »
Flame Spitting Stroller From Young Father
With the firm Front, in which he is a Partner, Marc Simmons has collaborated on projects with OMA, Asymptote Architecture, ARO, Beyer Blinder Belle, Gehry Partners, Herzog & De Meuron, Kengo [...] Read »
Results of the 2011 SMIBE Short Film Competition “Building Revolution”
Two top entries have been announced in the 2011 edition of the annual short film competition hosted by SMIBE, The Society for Moving Images about the Built Environment. Under the theme "Building [...] Read »
Allan is the caretaker and resident at the Albert Kahn designed Packard factory. Despite years of neglect and decay he finds beauty and comfort enough to call it home. HILL from thismustbetheplace [...] Read »
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Read the rest of BYTR Architects Burnt the Wood of This Beautiful Extension to Keep Bugs and Fungi at Bay Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", burnt wood, [...] Read »
A Titanic Museum
From a seagull's perspective, it resembles the Titanic shipping company White Star Line's logo. Viewed from a fish's perspective, the building's four "hulls" soar as high as the Titanic's bow. [...] Read »
Studio Gang Archi-cats
Mix the two things we love the most - architecture and cute kittens - and you've got the magic formula . After Michael Bergin's Architectural LOLCATS blog post blew up big time all over the interweb [...] Read »
Draco Electric Guitar
Task Light by Ben Peterson
House in Tokyo Suburbia 2
3x1 + Ben Watts Limited Edition Skateboards
Exclusive Villa
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499.SUMMIT \ Andreas Tjeldflaat + Gregory Knobloch
499.SUMMIT is the competition entry designed by 2 architectural students Andreas Tjeldflaat & Gregory Knobloch. Our prison system has failed to see advancements throughout the past century and [...] Read »
Vintage Design Wood Necklace by bRainbow
Custom Stella McCartney Bags Auction Benefits Charity
iTimber Wood Case for Apple iPhone
Coast Modern film premiere
Finally! Coast Modern documentary will premier on May 8 at DOXA festival. Tickets to go on sale soon here . Read »
Today's project: Green Skyscraper: Vertical Urban Farmlands by Guillaume Letschert, Dorian Bernards and Myriam Cesaroni
Three young architects Guillaume Letschert , Dorian Bernards and Myriam Cesaroni , proposed three months ago to the American magazine eVolo a research entitled Vertical Urban Farmlands with the [...] Read »
Frank Gehry Interview by Bison Video via Bison Video Read »
MEGALOMANIA animation by Jonathan Gales via factoryfifteen Read »
Discussions in Architecture: Steven Holl with Preston Scott Cohen via Read »
Singapore timelapse by Artem Pryadko via Artem Pryadko Read »