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Beaty Biodiversity Centre / Paktau Architects
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Pedro E. Guerrero: Photographs of Modern Life
[ April 5, 2012 19:30 to April 25, 2012 21:00. ] Pedro E. Guerrero: Photographs of Modern Life& at Woodbury University Hollywood Gallery (WUHO) is on view through April 25. The show is the first [...] Read »
Belavali House / Studio Mumbai
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2012 President’s Medal / Amanda Burden
Amanda Burden& has been making a big impact on the City.  As Chair of the New York City Planning Commission and Director of the Department of City Planning, Ms. Burden’s efforts to revitalize [...] Read »
Botanical Shop / Rizoma
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Classic: Cordoba House / Emilio Ambasz
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Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects
A blanket of golden shingles clads the new wing that London studio Hugh Broughton Architects have added to a Tudor-style museum in Maidstone, England. (more&) Read »
Post-Occupancy Surveys: Dont ask too much from them
Post-occupancy surveys and/or interviews are a common tool used in architecture to evaluate the success of buildings. They can be very useful and should be implemented as long as architects do [...] Read »
Architect Nathalie Rozencwajg tells Crane.tv the story behind the refurbishment of the imposing Town Hall that has been in the heart of the East End since Edwardian times. Now christened Town [...] Read »
Court of Justice of the European Communities / Dominique Perrault
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World of Chlorophyll / IAMZ Design Studio
World of Chlorophyll, a project by IAMZ Design Studio& , is an idea for a conceptual skyscraper containing the form of residential units in the near future. Their main concept involves the units [...] Read »
Terraustral Oeste School / Marsino Arquitectos Asociados
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Curatorial Opportunities at the CCA 2012
The Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) is launching the 2012 program to stimulate curatorial opportunities for students and young professionals: the Young Curator Program and the Power Corporation [...] Read »
Day Care Center / LÜPS
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MedaTeca / Alterstudio Partners
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AD Round Up: Restaurants Part IX
Looking for a nice place to go and have dinner tonight? Heres some inspiration from project published in 2010. Like the Floating Dinning Room, which floats on over 1,700 recycled plastic bottles. [...] Read »
AIA Pennsylvania awards Spillman Farmer Architects for ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
The American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania Chapter has awarded a Silver Medal, the institute’s highest honor, to Spillman Farmer Architects& for their highly successful ArtsQuest Center [...] Read »
Dental Office / Estudio Arquitectura Hago
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Sault College Academic Building / Architects Tillmann Ruth Robinson
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RF Apartment / João Tiago Aguiar
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National Mall Finalists Exhibit Designs
The ten finalists competing in the final phase of the National Mall Design Competition are dreaming big. Proposals to restore the National Mall include flourishing lakeside gardens, contemporary [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
NYU Takes a Shave; Locals Still Not Pleased
As was largely expected following comments from Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringers office leaked to the press last month, officials from NYU announced that the university has agreed [...] Read »
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FAI-FAH \ Spark
Fai-Fah, which means “light energy”, is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme initiated in April 2010 by TMB Bank. The programme acts as a catalyst for change in Thai society [...] Read »
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Starhill Gallery \ Spark
Starhill Gallery is perhaps Kuala Lumpur’s most iconic shopping mall, featuring an extraordinary array of luxury shops and fine dining restaurants. Sparks design proposal dealt with the reinvention [...] Read »
New York Quarry
[Image: Gentlemen quarriers of a golden age, via ]. Following on from earlier looks at the city as mining district , including a quarry on the Lower East Side , I was interested to read that [...] Read »
Ferrari 458 Italia Special Edition for China
The Glass Pavilion in Montecito, California by Steve Hermann
Eclaté Installation
School+ WORKSHOP | Beijing, March 23-25 The third and final day of the School+ WORKSHOP consisted out of a series of short brainstorms, instant projections and rapid, though critical, conclusions [...] Read »
Need More Office Space? Just Stick Some in the Alley
In Moscow, it's common for two buildings to have blind walls facing each other over a wide alley. This setup provides the perfect space for a lithe, little office to build itself a perch. The [...] Read »
Gramercy Park Townhouse by Fractal Construction
Effizienzhaus Plus
Artistic Hors d’Oeuvres
Functional Nintendo NES Controller Coffee Table
Architectural League Honors Amanda Burden’s Commitment to Quality Design
Amanda Burden, Chair of the New York City Planning Commission and Director of the Department of City Planning, is the recipient of the Architectural League of New York’s highest honor, the [...] Read »
Call for submissions: Kerb Journal issue 20 and some news on Saturday's The Architecture Post The Review
Saturday, at last (!), The Architecture Post Broadcast will be back with the launch of a vernissage video of Périphériques Architects at La Galerie d'Architecture . I just finished editing [...] Read »
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HYDRAMAX Port Machines \ Future Cities Lab
Future Cities Lab recently completed speculative interactive proposal: HYDRAMAX. The drawings and interactive model are currently on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art as part of [...] Read »
Domino Sneak Peek
It's not the best photo but big thanks to Curbed for alerting me that Domino Quick Fixes is already hitting newsstands before the April 17th launch date. I for one will be running to my favorite [...] Read »
Teak Furniture for a Retro Chic Look
Batman Inspired Room in Eden Motel
Impressive 3D Pencil Drawings by Fredo
Buena Vista Residence by Feldman Architecture
Jason Wu for Canvas Collaboration
When I first heard about the collaboration between fashion designer Jason Wu and the home brand Canvas, I was a little surprised.   Jason Wu seems so glamorous and uptown while Canvas is a more [...] Read »
Vertical Gardens in Mexico a Symbol of Progress
Both L.A. and Mexico City have improved but in Mexico City, the change has been a lot more, said Luisa Molina, a research scientist with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who has done [...] Read »
Apartment in the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona
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Read the rest of Diller Scofidio + Renfro Unveil Green Plans for the Future of the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Design Competition, Diller [...] Read »
Where to Smoke Like Don Draper
Apple iPhone Bluetooth Dock and Phone by Moshi Moshi
The Vivienda 19 by A-cero
Spillman Farmer Architects Receive AIA Pennsylvania Award for ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
Back in February 2010, we had the chance to publish first renderings and plans of the, then under construction, ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, a performing arts, media, and cultural center [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
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Honda and Zipcar Team Up to Provide Hybrid and Electric Vehicles to Car Share Members
Zipcar, the worlds leading car sharing network, has announced that Honda will be Zipcars preferred automaker with a focus on hybrid and electric vehicles. The new partnership will give Zipcar [...] Read »
Ghost Town Climatology
[Image: The ghost town of Animas Forks, Colorado, via Wikipedia ]. Fred Chambers, an Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado, is studying what [...] Read »
Klash chairs by Standrin
Thermosaurus
SNEAKERCUBE by Pawel Nolbert
Farm & Function -Trademark    Coat Rack; Tyler Fenn
Chicago Streetscene: Subway Motley
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Emotional Buildings Self Destruct
Demolition, on the one hand, seems like an essential part of a building's life cycle, but when it comes to important architecture milestones, it makes you wonder why these buildings warrant such [...] Read »
Dreamy Rooftop Bondi Apartment
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Radiation from Fukushima Disaster Found in California Kelp
Kelp Leaves photo from Shutterstock Ghost ships arent the only remnants of Japans March 2011 tsunami that are washing up on the shores of North America. Cal State Long Beach marine biologists [...] Read »
The Clara House by Ines Cortesao
Bamboo Apple iPad Case by Blackbox Case
The Last Pedestrians: Albert Kahn, Edsel Ford, Diego Rivera
The story of the automobile  like the story of the city of Detroit  is a tale of unwitting eternal returns. At every turn the inventors of modern life  of its machines, its aspirations  seemed [...] Read »
Star Garden
[Image: Building the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor ; ©ITER Organization]. An artificially excavated limestone pit in the south of France will soon host star-making technology, [...] Read »
The Architecture of  Juvenile Detention in America
On any given night in the U.S., there are approximately 60,500 youth confined in juvenile correctional facilities or other residential programs. Photographer Richard Ross has spent the past five [...] Read »
Country Style Kitchens That are Traditionally Modern
Luxury Tropical Island Paradise Yacht
Fine Cell Work
Stylish And Functional Kitchen
House BM by Architecten De Vylder Vinck Taillieu
A Wood Panel System for Passivhaus
The main driver for the performance and affordability of the recently-mentioned Rainbow Duplex is a panelized prefab system of construction that was designed to help projects meet the Passive [...] Read »
Finalist Entries of DC’s National Mall Design Competition now on Display
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The Diane Middlebrook Memorial Writer's Residence
Pegzy Festival Tents
Discarded Spray Paint Cans Become Art
Unhackathon: The TED Prize City 2.0 Equality Challenge
Why would 80 designers, technologists and business strategists give up their holiday weekend to collaborate with strangers on a pro bono project? Mostly because of Bryan Stevenson’s inspirational [...] Read »
Goettsch Partners’ New Music Building for Northwestern University to Break Ground in May
Chicago architecture firm Goettsch Partners has designed the signature building that will be the new home of Northwestern Universitys Bienen School of Music and provide additional space for [...] Read »
Pictures of the day: Leaders posing with model cities
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Technology
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GIVEAWAY: Win a Year’s Supply of Eco Goodie-Boxes (worth $450) from Lost Crates
Lost Crates is a unique new care package subscription service that delivers curated goodie-boxes right to your door, and last week, we covered their fabulous new Eco Crates geared towards [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Habitat 44 is a Glass-Clad Greenhouse Housing Project in France Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", affordable housing, Daylighting, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Norwegian Northface Home Looks Like a Periscope Peering Over the Fjord Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: byfjorden, Dinesen, eco design, Element, existing materials, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Michael Velliquette Transforms Paper into Colorful Textured Sculptures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Caestecker Art Gallery, eco design, green design, Michael [...] Read »