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Gümligenpark New Credit Suisse Backoffice / Burckhardt+Partner
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The Lodge School Ricaut XIII / Metek Architecture
Located in a residential street, near the lively neighborhood of Place d’Italie, the new lodge of the School Ricaut displays its large yellow cube, which replaces the old entrance, refining [...] Read »
Campos Pharmacy / e|348 Arquitectura
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H-House / BANG by MIN – Sae Min Oh
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Central Michigan University Events Center / SmithGroupJJR
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Helsinki Central Library Competition Entry / AND-RÉ
The Sophia Library concept proposal for the Helsinki Central Library Competition represents the consolidation of cultural identity, democratic notion and humanistic concepts into a building. [...] Read »
Fiore House / Cekada-Romanos Arquitectos
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Warming Huts v.2013 Competition Winners
Warming Huts& , an open art and architecture competition on ice  has selected five huts that best “push the envelope of design, craft and art” for it’s 2013 edition. Selected from over [...] Read »
Soviet Modernism 1955-1991: Unknown Stories
[ January 4, 2013 23:00 to February 25, 2013 23:00. January 4, 2013 23:00 to February 25, 2013 23:00. ] ‘ Soviet Modernism 1955 – 1991. Unknown Stories& ’ explores, for the first time comprehensively, [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Twisted Lights by Studio Erwin Zwiers
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Cotton Grown in Africa is Easier on the Earth Than Conventional Plantations
The cotton industry consumes a pile of water and emits significant greenhouse gases, but new research reveals that growing cotton in Africa exacts a smaller ecological price. Cotton Made in Africa [...] Read »
The Library Chronicles – Part 3
Eugene Public Library, central stair (all images by Eckert and Eckert Photography) This post is the third of three marking the 10th anniversary of the Eugene Public Library. You can find the [...] Read »
New Biological Concrete Absorbs CO2 and Provides Thermal Heat, Insulation
A new type of concrete has been created by Spanish researchers for buildings in Mediterranean-like climates that encourages the natural, rapid growth of pigmented organisms within the concrete. [...] Read »
Dunning Kirsten's Dresser | The Joinery
Video CREARG. Jornadas de formación y punto de encuentro para estudiantes de Arquitectura de España
Microdocumental producido con motivo de la Mesa Redonda "Arquitectos y emprendedores" dentro de las Jornadas de Formación y Encuentro para Estudiantes de Arquitectura de CREARQ (Consejo de Representantes [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Trendy Urban Pad Showcasing Reclaimed Relics
W House in Nakhon Ratchasima  IDIN Architects
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Viktoria  Multi-purpose building \ Grido
At some point, every project is subject to compromise. A compromise between the developer’s requirements and the site’s potential, between the architect’s idea and the construction company’s [...] Read »
I get it. I appreciate it. I understand.
My commission was to design a workplace that would attract the best engineers in the business. How will I design for this? How will I appreciate the need for a key player to have the solitude [...] Read »
House MJ by Kombinat Architects
Galaxy S3 Color Case | Cloud&Co
Underwater Wood Charts: Topographic Maps
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Lexus Releases Sneak Preview of its New Driverless Vehicle
Google no longer has a monopoly on driverless vehicles. Lexus has unveiled a sneak preview of its luxury LS model equipped with proprietary Intelligent Transport Systems technology, including [...] Read »
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Elementary School in Velká Chuchle \ Grido
The new building adds 6 classrooms, toilets and dressing room to the existing school building dating from modern era of the last century. The old building represents an exemplary antetype of [...] Read »
UBC SALA Spring 2013 Lecture Series begins
Barking Town Centre public realm redesign by muf architecture/art.  Although I do not have the full listing for SALA's Spring 2013 Lecture series, I do have a few dates to get the ball rolling: [...] Read »
Single Family House in Kifisia by Spacelab Architecture
Working with the community in Caracas, Venezuela, interdisciplinary studio Urban Think Tank designed a 4,000m 2 prefab vertical recreational centre to address local need for a safe place for [...] Read »
Opinions
Its hard to decide which aspect of Mark Lascelles Thornton’s drawing project The Happiness Machine is more amazing—the implicit craft and... Read »
H-House in Seoul by bang by min
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Family House in Cernošice \ Grido
The 5+1 room detached house is located in the residential area of a small town close to Prague. Its narrow and sloping site is shaping the building. The form gently follows the contours of the [...] Read »
I get it. I appreciate it. I understand.
My commission was to design a workplace that would attract the best engineers in the business. How will I design for this? How will I appreciate the need for a key player to have the solitude [...] Read »
Ampezzo Meleres by Gianpaolo Zandegiacomo
The New HIDEsk by Michael Hilgers
On the Boards: National Museum of Afghanistan
(c) Matteo Cainer Architects The new National Museum of Afghanistan was envisioned to safeguard the wealth of its cultural heritage and provide a symbol of the strength, pride and traditions [...] Read »