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Architectural Works
Children’s Day Care Center in La Trintite / CAB Architects
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La Vorada Center for Seniors / taller 9s arquitectes
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‘Hydropolis’ Competition Entry / Margaux Leycuras, Marion Ottmann, Anne-Hina Mallette
Designed by architecture students, Margaux Leycuras , Marion Ottmann , and Anne-Hina Mallette& , from the architecture school of Nantes, they recently won a prize in a competition organized by [...] Read »
House in Higashiyama / General Design
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BB House / BAK Architects
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W House / IDIN Architects
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Villa Rieteiland-Oost / Egeon Architecten
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Elementary School in Velká Chuchle / Grido
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Today's archidose #642
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Spiralab / KINO Architects
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Vo Trong Nghia named Vietnamese Architect of the Year
By popular vote on the architectural website Ashui.com, Vo Trong Nghia& has been announced as Vietnam’s Architect of the Year 2012. The Quang Binh native was awarded over two other nominees [...] Read »
Eladio 13 / Biagioni – Pecorari Arquitectos
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Pharrell to Collaborate with Zaha Hadid
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School in Tarragona / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes
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AIA President Mickey Jacob Urges Congress to Aid Sandy Relief
In response an outrage that broke out amongst Democrats and Republicans, after House Speaker John Boehner failed to vote for Sandy relief before the end of the Congressional session two days [...] Read »
Arena Office / CUAC Arquitectura
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Miscellaneous
It is Seattle in an alluring self-portrait
There is something elaborately playful about the sense of place evoked in the atrium...The displays are also, of course, no longer static. Here, in exhibits designed by Pacific Studio and Weatherhead [...] Read »
SMS Supercars Challenger by Phil Frank Design
Uplifting Carafes by Dean Brown
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Five AM gives shipping containers a second lease of life
At the end of 2012, printing office Drukta and mailing company Formail moved into their new building. Not a new build, but a former textile company’s warehouse, spanning 4.000 sqm. For their [...] Read »
Preservationists say rehabbing rather than demolishing Prentice Hospital would mean more revenue and jobs
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Future Perfect: The Midcentury Modern Paintings of Danny Heller, who paints Palm Springs architecture in near photorealistic form, explains the attraction. Read »
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Tim Van Cromvoirt’s Lungplant Lamps Breathe Just Like Living Organisms
We love objects that are interactive, move and change shape as if they were alive. An expert on the matter, designer Tim van Cromvoirt created a mesmerizing series of lamps called Lungplants. [...] Read »
Greening Sacred Spaces is a practical programme developed by Faith & the Common Good to assist faith communities with both the educational and spiritual dimensions of greening as well as the [...] Read »
Construction Heating Up in Downtown Los Angeles: DS+R and Arquitectonica To Hit Benchmarks
Next Tuesday, January 8, The Broad in Downtown Los Angeles (not that Broad Museum), Eli Broads new contemporary art museum with an arresting net-like veil facade by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, [...] Read »
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U.S. Plug-In Car Sales Triple in 2012; UK Electric Car Sales Expected to Double in 2013
Early returns show that 2012 will go down as a good year for electric car sales. In the United States, 53,000 plug-ins were sold, compared to about 17,500 in 2011. While there isnt sufficient [...] Read »
Wood Block Flooring and Paving
O.T.Tosa Lamp by Pluma Cubic
A Major-League Smoke
The Surreal World of Joel Robinson
Will Biomimcry Offer a Way Forward, Post-Sandy?
As neighborhoods devastated by Hurricane Sandy begin drafting plans for reconstruction, some progressive architects and urban planners have been pointing out that the emerging science of biomimicry [...] Read »
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SOM’s Roger Duffy Adds Another Skyscraper to Manhattan’s 57th Street
A proposed 57-story residential tower designed by SOMs Roger Duffy at the corner of Manhattans East 57th Street and 2nd Avenue is seeing new life after laying low through the recession. The [...] Read »
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Read the rest of University of Scrantons LEED Silver Loyola Science Center Uses Sustainable Design To Encourage Collaboration Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", [...] Read »
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Alta Devices Unveils the World’s Lightest, Most Efficient Solar Power Chargers
Alta Devices are known for their innovative solar power solutions  and theyve broken new ground once again with their new line of photovoltaics, which are touted as the lightest and most efficient [...] Read »
from Curbed
It's Not Easy Being Green: Cropping Up in DC, Net-Zero Student-Designed Homes
In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of Steven Holl Completes Construction on LEED Gold Sliced Porosity Block in China Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Capitaland Raffles City, Chengdu China, Du Fu, [...] Read »
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DIY: Make Your Own Popstar-Shaped Earbud Holders Using These Pop Wrap Templates
Pop Wrap are DIY popstar-shaped earbud and cable organizers that you can make yourself using one of these downloadable templates designed by Sebastiano Ercoli and Alessandro Garlandini. Choose [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Modscapes Point Leo Prefab is a Bold & Sustainable Seaside Home In Australia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", australia, australian [...] Read »
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Rotunda Living’s Tiny Eco-Friendly Roundhouses Are Inspired by Yurts
Rotunda Living, a new small house builder in the UK, has developed a range of small, contemporary roundhouses that would be perfect for a holiday getaway or a backyard studio. The structures [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Furniture Designer John Ford Reuses Scrap Wood to Make Modern Table Lamps Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fsc certified, green design, green interiors, green [...] Read »
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How Green Lighting Can Save American Businesses Millions of Dollars
Installing green lighting may seem like a small and simple change, but its surprising how hefty the bottom line savings can be. Many companies across the globe have been switching to LEDs quietly [...] Read »
Bzzz Honey Packaging
Europa Restaurant in Calceranica al Lago by raro
Aquatic Backyard by Centric Design Group
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H-House \ Sae Min Oh of bang by min emerging design group
South Korean design architect Sae Min Oh 0f bang by min emerging design group designed the H-House. It was awarded ‘The 30th Seoul Architecture Prize in 2012’ and ‘Korea Interior Design [...] Read »
Post Office Gets On Board for Grand Central’s Centennial
This years a big one for New Yorks Grand Central Terminal: On February 2, the Warren & Wetmore-designed train station will celebrate its 100th birthday. We expect to hear quite a bit about [...] Read »
Zaha Falls Victim to Archi-Piracy in China
In 2010, AN wrote about an identity theft scandal involving some high profile British architects and Chinese impostors lea ving some observers at the time to wonder if starchitects like Norman [...] Read »
Bluff House Martha’s Vineyard | Maryann Thompson Architects
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House Passes First Stage of Hurricane Sandy Relief Package
After a tumultuous week of finger-pointing and blame-gaming, the House of Representatives voted on and passed the first stage of the Hurricane Sandy relief package today. The legislation will [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
CLAE Pop-up Footwear Shop by mode:lina
Filothei Home by GEM Architects
Mercer Hotel Barcelona by Rafael Moneo
Test Room
[Image: The World Trade Center towers, photographer unknown]. Amongst many other interesting moments in Siobhan Roberts's new biography of Alan Davenport , the "father of modern wind engineering," [...] Read »
Pharrell Williams hints at pre-fab collaboration with Zaha Hadid
Theres a collaboration Im working with Zaha Hadid, were touring around with the idea of a prefab for a house. Read »
Dinner hour at the restored Ladd Carriage House
Ladd Carriage House (photo by Brian Libby) BY FRED LEESON One of downtown Portland’s oldest and most charming buildings enters a new era this month after a twisting saga of architectural preservation [...] Read »
The Farm House | Cindy Rendely Architexture
Australian To Lead University of Pennsylvania’s Landscape Department
The University of Pennsylvanias School of Design has announced that Australian Richard Weller has been appointed Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture. Penn Dean Marilyn Jordan Taylor [...] Read »
NPR talks to McGill professor about China's architectural knock-off of Zaha's Wangjing Soho
China is also the land of the knock-off: knock-off designer handbags, knock-off blockbuster movies on DVDs, etc. But now, it seems the knock-off has gone off the charts in terms of proportion: [...] Read »