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Well-designed schools improve learning  by 25 percent says new study
News:  well-designed classrooms can improve the academic performance of primary school pupils by 25 percent according to a new study undertaken by the University of Salford and UK architects [...] Read »
AIA Comments on “Fiscal Cliff” Vote
The American Institute of Architects& (AIA) today issued the following statement in reaction to the House and Senate votes approving the “Fiscal Cliff” deal negotiated by Congressional leaders [...] Read »
During the World Architecture Festival, held this October in Singapore, we had the opportunity to interview one of the UKs most succesful landscape architects: Andrew Grant& . On the occasion, [...] Read »
Yingjia Club at Vanke Beijing / Neri & Hu
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FRMP / A E I O U arquitectos
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AD Classics: Casa del Fascio / Giuseppe Terragni
Casa del Fascio which sits in front of Como Cathedral is the work of the Italian Fascist architect Giuseppe Terragni. Built as the headquarters of the local Fascist Party, it was renamed Casa [...] Read »
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Flynn Mews House by  Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects
Los Angeles firm Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects has restored a nineteenth century coach house in Dublin, Ireland, and inserted a contemporary house in front of it (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Library in Singuerlin / taller 9s arquitectes
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T2 Retail Shop / General Design
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Zaha Hadid building pirated in China
News: a building designed by Zaha Hadid for Beijing has been copied by a developer in Chongqing, with the two projects racing to be completed first. (more...) Read »
Prospective Photo Essay: Kimbell Art Museum & Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth / Amit Khanna (AKDA)
Amit Khanna of Amit Khanna Design Associates (AKDA)& recently did a prospective photographic essay which highlights the Kimbell Art Museum by architect Louis Kahn, and the Modern Art Museum of [...] Read »
Levels House / BAK Architects
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Hub 01 – Mobile Student Housing Terminal / dmvA Architecten + A3 Architects
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Zaha Hadid Seeing Double in China
Eleven Zaha Hadid&  projects are currently being constructed in China, however one of them has the international architecture mogul seeing double. Unfortunately, Hadid has found herself in a [...] Read »
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Villa Rieteiland-oost  by Egeon Architecten
A spiral staircase climbs the all-timber facade of this house in Amsterdam by Dutch studio Egeon Architecten (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Development of the ‘Terrasses des Ponchettes’ Competition Entry / CAB Architects
Known for being a popular location for strolls during the 19th century, the Terrasses des Ponchettes is one of Nice’s historical areas that has declined considerably since the 60’s. CAB Architects& [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Weak Bolts Have Complicated the Barclays Center’s Early Days
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Nike LunarSpeed
Girard-Perregaux Sea Hawk Collection
An Eccentric London Refuge in Notting Hill | Bea Deza
Canyon Home by Griffin Enright Architects
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Read the rest of HUB 01 Features Mobile Student Housing Covered in Plants or Solar Panels in Belgium Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "solar energy", "wind turbine", A3 Architects, [...] Read »
"Modern architecture was the first architecture to really market itself, so it makes sense that it has become an architecture largely consumed through photographs. The internet has intensified [...] Read »
Archinect's Top 12 Blogs for '12
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Project Sanguine and the Dead Hand
[Image: One of the stations of Project ELF, via Wikipedia ]. Further exploring the radio-related theme of the last few posts, Rob Holmes —author and co-founder of mammoth —has pointed our [...] Read »
Environmental Wallcovering
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1.8 million LEGOs used to create map of Japan
In celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic building blocks being introduced into Japan, LEGOs Japanese subsidiary sponsored a cross-country workshop in which over 5000 people in 6 different [...] Read »
Wingin’ It Low Table by BRC Designs
Sustainable Design of Chasen Residence | In Situ Studio
"Build Up Japan" LEGO Map
Lap Desk for Your iPad, Tablet Computer or eReader
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California Vets Accelerated Renewable Energy Generation and Conservation Plan
Learning from BrightSource Solars experience with the desert tortoise, stakeholders are vetting a plan to squeeze as much renewable energy out of the California Desert as possible without jeopardizing [...] Read »
Editor's Picks #296- Happy (Gregorian or Julian calendar) New Year's Day!
fschlem started a blog The Dirty South...The blog takes it name from a studio titled the "Dirty South," offered at the Georgia Tech. The studio was the brainchild of TVSDesign Distinguished Studio [...] Read »
Fence Phone
[Image: Barbed wire, via Wikipedia ]. One more radio-related link comes via @doingitwrong , who mentions the use of barbed-wire fences as a kind of primitive telephone network. "Across much [...] Read »
Strandwoven Tmber | Sustainable Flooring
Louis Vuitton Winter Resort Boutique
Hub 0, Mobile Student Housing Terminal
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Avis to Buy Car Sharing Service Zipcar In Deal Worth Nearly $500 Million
Avis Budget Group Inc. has announced its intent to buy Zipcar Inc, the worlds leading car sharing network, for around $500 million, expanding on their existing car rental services. Avis will [...] Read »
Shipping Container Home by Danze & Davis
Bellariastreet Penthouse by LOEBELL Architects
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Shell Oil Rig Carrying 143,000 Gallons of Diesel Runs Aground In Alaska
A Shell drill ship carrying around 143,000 gallons of diesel ran aground off the coast of Alaska on Monday night. The ship, Kulluk, hit rocks near Kodiak Island at approximately 9 p.m. local [...] Read »
Sustainable and Portable Living in The Tricycle House
Imagine that you live in a country where you can’t own land or property and all of your housing options are temporary, if you have a home at all. You just might think this Tricycle House is [...] Read »
Archinect's Top 12 Live Blogs for '12
Below are the 12 most visited Live Blog posts during 2012, all authored by our live blogger extraordinaire Lian Chikako Chang at Harvard School of Architecture. For a full list of all of our [...] Read »
Antarctic Island Radio
[Image: Deception Island, from Millett G. Morgan's September 1960 paper An Island as a Natural Very-Low-Frequency Transmitting Antenna ]. Yesterday's post reminded me of an interesting proposal [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of Rustic, Solar-Powered Villa Santa Cruz Goes Off-Grid in Todos Santos, Mexico Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Baja Meixco, eco design, eco luxury travel, eco [...] Read »
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Green Design Predictions for 2013
Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President and Co-Founder of 350.org I think theres actually a chance 2013 will be a significant year in climate history — the year when [...] Read »
Common Weathers NYSCI by The Living + SOFTlab
Custom Triumph T120
20(12) Inspirational Photos and Events
Madrid Apartment Blends New & Old | Quam Architecture
Dilido House in Miami by Tana Nesbitt
43 Bizarre Bottles of Bubbly. Zarb Champagne Bottles.
To Start 2013: Three (Small) Chicago Fixes
Chicago, like any other great city, has any number of severe, intractable problems:  the slaughter in our streets, the crushing inequality, the inability to educate our kids out of poverty, [...] Read »
Archinect's Top 12 Blog Posts for '12
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The previous two posts have led to a number of interesting links, including several comments over at Reddit that seem worth reproducing here. There, a commenter named clicksnd "used to be in [...] Read »
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Inhabitat New Year’s Resolutions for 2013!
HAPPY NEW YEAR INHABITAT READERS! 2013 is finally here and we cant wait to see what the new year has in store for us! But before we get out of holiday-mode and back into the groove of things [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
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Read the rest of Rotterdam’s Solar-Powered Floating Pavilion is an Experimental Climate-Proof Development Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", ana lisa alperovich, [...] Read »