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G House / Bruce Stafford & Associates
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House of Justice and Police Station, Mestia by J. Mayer H.
The surrounding mountains were the inspiration behind the textured concrete forms of a civic centre and police station in Mestia, Georgia, by German firm  J. Mayer H. Architects . (more&) Read »
The curvaceous Absolute Towers of Mississauga, a suburb located in the Greater Toronto Area, is a residential landmark many of you may be familiar with. Also known as the Marilyn Monroe Towers, [...] Read »
Elliott Ripper House / Christopher Polly Architect
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Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight Exhibition
[ July 15, 2012 0:00 to October 7, 2012 0:00. ] The Now Boarding: Fentress Airports + The Architecture of Flight Exhibition, taking place July 15  October 7 at the Denver Art Museum, will [...] Read »
Citizen Architects Running for Office
Either somethings in the water, or the spirit of Jefferson (our only architecturally-inclined president, turning 269 this Friday) has floated down to Utah, because two of its architects are [...] Read »
Lanyang Museum / Artech Architects
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Hanare by Schemata Architecture Office
Slideshow:  Japanese firm  Schemata Architecture Office  have perched a cabin on top of a small woodland cliff in Chiba, Japan. (more&) Read »
IDOM Headquarters / ACXT Arquitectos
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Renovation of Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie / David Chipperfield
A powerful and expressive design it itself, Ludwig Mies van der Rohes Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin is still admired as a concrete, steel, and glass landmark today. Dedicated to culture and [...] Read »
Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point Passager / WAU Studio
A complementary and mutual beneficial partnership, Hong Kong and Shenzhen will join the globalization as an integrated image and get benefit. With intimate collaboration, the proposal for the [...] Read »
NuNo NoNo Kindergarden / Girod+Anton Arquitectos
Spanish architectural photographer Mariela Apollonio shared with us these beautiful photos of this very minimalistic kindergarden in Valencia designed by Girod+Anton Arquitectos& . With an internal [...] Read »
Yenikapı Transfer Point and Archaeo-park Area / Mecanoo
Mecanoo architecten& , in cooperation with local partner Cafer Bozkurt Architecture, shared with us their proposal, one of the competitions three winning proposals, in an international design [...] Read »
AD Round Up: Retail Part IX
It doesnt matter if its a small hair salon, or a huge mall, every retail project needs to have own goal: draw the attention of the customer. Do you think these ones achieved that? Check out [...] Read »
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The Hive by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Slideshow: just like the museum we published yesterday, this library in Worcester, England, by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is covered with shimmering squares of golden metal. (more&) Read »
2011 Pritzker Laureate Eduardo Souto de Moura facing Unemployment?
Despite being awarded the 2011 Pritzker Prize, Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura& has admitted difficulty in finding work. In a recent interview with El Mundo, the 59 year-old, Porto-based [...] Read »
Branch Office In Bursa / Yalin Architectural Design + Denge Architecture
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Aiji Inoue / Doyle Collection
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Casa Do Lago / Frederico Valsassina Arquitectos
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Zhengzhou Mixed Use Development / Trahan Architects
Trahan Architects& have proposed a 4.3 million square-foot mixed-use development in the historic city center of Zhengzhou, China – the capital and largest city of the Henan province, with a [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Blanc’s Bronx Vertical Garden
As architects like Herzog & de Meuron and Jean Nouvel tap into the potential of vertical gardens, theyll often seek the expertise of Patrick Blanc. For the past thirty years Blanc developed [...] Read »
Unique Cement Tile Collection
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Read the rest of Phipps Conservatorys Net-Zero Center for Sustainable Landscapes Opens Next Month Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andropogon, cjl engineering, constructed wetlands, [...] Read »
iTeufel Air
The Hockerbank by Johanna Dehio
Park chair
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Read the rest of New French Embassy in China Has a Golden Silk-Screened Facade Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: administrative buildings, beijing architecture, Bioclimatic Architecture, [...] Read »
Every House Has Cracks
[Image: Via English Russia ]. In a story seemingly invented for future landscape architecture thesis projects, we find the city of Berezniki, Russia. "In the West," the New York Times explains, [...] Read »
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Obama Administration Announces New Clean-Energy Initiatives for the Military
The US military spends up to $20 billion on oil every year, and as oil prices climb that amount is steadily increasing. But oil doesnt just cost the Pentagon in the form of tax dollars  it [...] Read »
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Justice Department Files Antitrust Suit Against Apple for eBook Pricing
Today the US Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five major book publishers over the pricing of eBooks. The Justice Department claims that Apple and the other publishers [...] Read »
Courtyard Exposed to the Town
Missix by Di Marzio Design
2013 Porsche Cayenne GTS
Preservationists skirmish with city on Coliseum restoration details
Memorial Coliseum (photo by Julius Schulman, courtesy Taschen) BY FRED LEESON The battle to save Memorial Coliseum from demolition was won three years ago. Now the battle – skirmish, is more [...] Read »
Mirror House
$200 Microhouse Looks Cool
Ghost Town Climatology
Fred Chambers, an Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado, is studying what he calls "ghost town climatology," or the declining temperature of [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
INFLATABLE PIPE
Com City by Cinking
Terraced House in Casavells by 05 AM Arquitectura
Habitus stool by Sebastian Jansson
A Pool With Natural Decor
This office building designed for the Hyde Park Bank echoes the compact scale and decorative appeal of branch banks Louis Sullivan designed for small Midwestern communities a century earlier. [...] Read »
House of the Week 137: Kappe Residence
The 370m 2 residence was designed by architect Ray Kappe in 1967 for himself and his family in the rustic canyon of Pacific Palisades, LA. The house is cut into the steep hillside with cantilevered [...] Read »
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Justin Bieber Wraps His 2012 Fisker Karma in Shiny Chrome
Last month Pop singer Justin Bieber received a 2012 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid for his 18th birthday, but like any teenage rockstar, Beiber has modified his $102,000 present  by completely [...] Read »
Tubola: Wall-Mounted Display And Storage
2 Room House
IW House
Doomsday Shelter By Larry Hall
Villa G by Saunders Architecture
Triumph Palace Apartment by Alexey Nikolashin
Sculptures by Clint Neufeld
Thursday: Panel discusses designs for Long Island City
Thursday night at the Center for Architecture, ANs executive editor and editor of the forthcoming Civic Action publication Julie V. Iovine will moderate a panel on Civic Action: A Vision for [...] Read »
STRING OUT! BLUE
Wrought Iron Entry by Colletti Design
Modern Apartment in Bratislava
Officina Roma by Raumlaborberlin
Jade Mountain Luxury Resort in St. Lucia
The Fi house, is a dwelling situated in a low density residential zone in a village on the outskirts of the city of Derrida. The house is placed in a flat lot, with no vegetation in their limits, [...] Read »
Viridian Debuts New Reclaimed Oak Floor
Oregon-based Viridian Wood Products, a company weve mentioned in relation to reclaimed veneer panels and shipping pallet floors, just announced the debut of American Classics.  These are [...] Read »
Manta at SmartGeometry 2012
The good folks at SmartGeometry have sent us some impressive images and videos of the installation "Manta," the result of a workshop at the recent SmartGeometry 2012 conference in Troy, New York. [...] Read »
30  Bedside Tables for Inspiration
The Val Tidone Countryhouse by Park Associati
Monolith tea set by Rachel Kowals Dym
Egg Shell Sculpture By Kyle Bean
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Inhabitat is Hiring in New York City!
Hey Inhabitat readers  Any of you interested in working for an awesome online publication with passion, a vision and a mission to make the world a better place through the power of design? How [...] Read »
Shortlisted Teams Reveal a Reimagined National Mall
The Trust for the National Mall, a nonprofit devoted to restoring the heavily used park in the core of Washington, D.C., has released the shortlisted design concepts in its National Mall Design [...] Read »
Travoy Bike Commuter Trailer | by Burnley
The New Architect
This past Monday the anti-establishment infiltrated Yale School of Architecture in a dashing gold scarf. Seducing the audience with a breathless stream of Frenglish, whose charm derived from [...] Read »
Today is a trailer of a video I filmed on March 15th . This shows the opening reception of the exhibition of Paris-based Périphériques Architects , entitled 1200C64P10R , at La Galerie [...] Read »
Technology
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Walmart’s 100th Solar Power Installation Gets Switched On in Colorado
Yesterday Walmart announced the installation of six more solar projects in Denver, Colorado, bringing the total number of Walmart’s solar power installations to 100. The rooftop solar installations, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Buffalo Bayous Subterranean Cistern Could Become an Underground Performance Venue Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Buffalo Bayou Park, buffalo bayou partnership, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of AttrapRêves Bubble Hotel is Made of Bubbletrees Transparent Pop-Up Tents Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Attrap’Rêves, bubble tents, bubbletree, camping, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Transformations: RISD Students Recycle Everyday Objects Into Incredible New Designs for Salone Milan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "green furniture", "sustainable [...] Read »
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ILIDE to Debut Gorgeous Handmade Local Lamps at Milan Design Week
ILIDE (Italian LIght DEsign) is a new lighting company that will make its debut next week at the 2012 Milan Furniture Fair with two collections of stunning handmade lamps. ILIDEs locally-made [...] Read »
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The Earthquake-Proof Table Provides a Safe Space for Students When the Earth Starts to Rumble
More than 300 million students across the globe sit in classrooms that werent constructed to withstand an earthquake, leaving them susceptible to serious injury and even death if the earth were [...] Read »
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Read the rest of 2-22 Office Building is a Glass-Encased High-Performance Landmark in Montreal Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "office building", "sustainable architecture", [...] Read »
Keyboard Switch by Enrico Corelli
On the Boards : Strand East
Swedish homeware retailer IKEA has released images of its planned community in London called Strand East. The 11Ha mixed-use urban development of rental apartments and commercial spaces was designed [...] Read »
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MIT Researchers Create Copper and Gold Hybrid Nano-Particles That Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers combined gold and copper to create hybrid nano-particles that could vastly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Copper is already one of the [...] Read »
Bodum Pavina Double-Wall Thermo Glasses
Dog Gear
Shoes by Goodbye Folk
A family meeting place. The starting point was the need for a house large enough for the variable and regular meeting of a family composed of 6 subfamilies, with a total of 10 adults and 8 children. [...] Read »
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New Elektra One Solar Plane Flies Twice as Far as the Original
Following the maiden flight of their Elektra One electric plane, SolarWorld and PC-Aero have unveiled a new solar-powered version that gives the small plane twice the range of the electric version. [...] Read »
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Music Building for Northwestern University \ Goettsch Partners
GOETTSCH PARTNERS DESIGNS NEW MUSIC BUILDING FOR NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY Groundbreaking for new home of Bienen School of Music to be held in May Architecture firm Goettsch Partners (GP) has designed [...] Read »
Lalique Makes Its Musical Debut
QlockTwo W by Biegert & Funk
Etch A Sketch Makes News, Art And A New Ad Campaign.
Power Flowers, Aesthetic Treelike Turbines Add To Landscape
Fire Design – Decorative Fire Extinguishers
How Recruiters See Your Resume
The study used a scientific technique called eye tracking on 30 professional recruiters and examined their eye movements during a 10-week period to "record and analyze where and how long someone [...] Read »
Bakus Table Mat
World's Most Expensive One-Bedroom Apartment is in Tokyo
Today's proposal: Quai de Queyries, Bordeaux by ecdm
Today a proposal by Paris-based ecdm , precisely a mixed-use project for the city of Bordeaux, entitled Quai de Queyries . Overall, this mixed project consists of housing and retails. It aims [...] Read »
Video
District Nights by Andrew S.Geraci via thevoder.com Read »
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments by Nathalie Rozencwajg via crane.tv Read »
EYE – New Dutch Film Institute by Delugan Meissl Associated Architects here more via noticiasarquitectura Read »
News
The Architectural League of New York held a gala last night to award its President’s Medal to Amanda Burden, chair of New York City’s Planning Commission and director of the Department of City Planning. Read »
City & Urbanism
Linde Hydrogen Station Opens in Emeryville, CA
Linde’s newest hydrogen fueling station has begun operating at AC Transit’s Emeryville, CA municipal bus operating division, fueling 12 fuel cell buses and up to 20 passenger cars daily. Read »
Opinions
Voices of the Street Megaphone, a magazine sold by homeless and low-income vendors in Vancouver, is releasing its second annual... Read »