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Architectural Works
Dolomitenblick / PLASMA Studio
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2013 ARCHIPENDIUM Architectural Calendar
Archipendium 2013 architecture shows great examples of modern architecture around the world. Altogether 365 different architectural offices are featured, among others BIG Bjarke Ingels Group, [...] Read »
Escola da Cidade Opens Registrations for Post Graduation 2013
Escola da Cidade  School of Architecture and Urbanism has opened applications for two non degree graduate courses. Since 2009 the college offers specialization courses and the successful results [...] Read »
AD Interviews: WE Architecture
WE Architecture is a young firm based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Started by partners Marc Jay and  Julie Schmidt-Nielsen& in 2009, the practice is focused on public competitions and consultancy, [...] Read »
Refurbishment of the Old Railway Station of Mora First Prize Winning Proposal / CVDB Arquitectos + Tiago Filipe Santos
Designed by CVDB Arquitectos , with Tiago Filipe Santos& , the proposal for the Refurbishment of the Old Railway Station of Mora, Portugal is focused in the pragmatic definition of uses. These [...] Read »
Phuket Gateway / IDIN Architects
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from dezeen
MOSS office for working from home  by Victor Vetterlein
These conceptual office units by American designer Victor Vetterlein are designed to be bought up by companies and sent out to employees' back gardens so they can work from home. (more...) Read »
Viktoria Building / Grido
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Pavilion of Tetrabriks / CUAC Arquitectura + Sugarplatform
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Lowering the Cost of Housing Competition
At a time when government resources dedicated to housing production and preservation are rapidly shrinking and the cost to develop affordable housing is increasing, there is significant space [...] Read »
from dezeen
NEO Bankside by Rogers Stirk  Harbour + Partners
London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed NEO Bankside, a set of six-sided apartment blocks beside the Tate Modern art gallery on the edge of the River Thames. (more...) Read »
Villa L2 / Barré Lambot Architectes
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modeLab Introduction to Physics-Based Design with Kangaroo Webinar
[ January 11, 2013; 14:00 to 16:30. ] Taking place January 11th from 2:00pm-4:30pm EST, modeLabs Introduction to Physics-Based Design with Kangaroo Webinar applies physical properties and forces [...] Read »
Environmental Interpretation Centre in São Jorge Island / Ana Laura Vasconcelos
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Biological Concrete for a Living, Breathing Facade
The future of design requires thinking innovatively about the way current construction techniques function so we may expand upon their capabilities. Sustainability has evolved far beyond being [...] Read »
AD Recommends: Best of the Week
Five great projects from last week that you may have missed! Check out the H3 house by greek practice 314 Architecture Studio or the Levels House in Mar Azul, Argentina. Dont miss Marcio Kogans [...] Read »
The Evolution of Elevators: Accommodating the Supertall
Elevators have been around for quite a long time; maybe not those that soar to hundreds of feet in a matter of seconds, but the primitive ancestors of this technology, often man-powered, were [...] Read »
from dezeen
Maison D by  Emmanuelle Weiss
French architect Emmanuelle Weiss has added a contrasting dark brick extension to a red brick house outside Lille (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Miscellaneous
from Inhabit
7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Off Alaskan Coast Prompts Tsunami Warning
A powerful earthquake 60 miles west of Craig shook the Alaskan coast at midnight Friday. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake prompted a tsunami alert for communities along a 700 mile stretch of coastline, [...] Read »
A Tour of New York City’s Illuminated Storefronts at Night
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Nevada Gives Audi the First Automaker Permit to Operate Autonomous Vehicles on Public Roads
Audi has announced that the State of Nevada has issued it a permit allowing the testing of autonomous vehicles on the state’s public roads. This is only the second permit that Nevada has given [...] Read »
Arapahoe Acres Residence by Blu Design Group
Time Capsule
LCC president Mary Spilde adds an item to the time capsule (photos by me) I joined dozens of others—LCC staff, construction workers, and members of the design team— this past Friday [...] Read »
blog wunderlust: 7th January 2013
a utopia is neither a chimera nor an illusion but a forward thinking plan, a hopeful anticipation Jorge Glusberg (c) Kat Sark Ruins of Modernity : The Failure of Revolutionary Architecture in [...] Read »
Organic Farm in Shanghai Has New Visitor’s Center Constructed From Freight Containers
With the recent popularity of container architecture, we are seeing some beautiful designs from recycled freight containers, the new hotel and office for Tony’s Farm in Shanghai, by design [...] Read »
"Life* Available for a limited time only" Black iPhone Case
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Paloma’s Nest ‘Neighborhood’ Chairs Double As Dollhouses
Heirloom gift company Paloma’s Nest has just come out with a new line of Neighborhood chairs, which are available in three different styles, adding instant eco-style to a childrens playroom [...] Read »
Luxurious Villa Dorata Perched on the Amalfi Coast
Villa Rieteiland-Oost by Egeon Architecten
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GIVEAWAY: Win an Organic Cotton Tassel Scarf from Indigenous (Worth $70)!
If one of your new years resolutions was to buy more ethical clothing, then youre in the right place. Were teaming up with our friends over at Indigenous to give THREE lucky readers a super-soft [...] Read »
Carpenter’s Villa Offers a Dream Life in Dalarö
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2013 Fiat 500e Tops Class With 108 MPGe Highway Rating and 87 Mile Range
Fiat has announced the official performance specs for the 2013 Fiat 500e electric vehicle. The 2013 500e beats out other electric vehicles like the Honda Fit EV and Nissan Leaf with an EPA rating [...] Read »
Bentley Residence by Shubin+Donaldson Architects
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Catastrophic Fires and Record Heat Engulf Five of Six Australian States
Bush fires are raging through five out of six Australian states due to record heat and dry conditions. Over the weekend, flames flattened whole townships in the island state of Tasmania, where [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Rotterdams Stepped Central Library Sprouts a Green Roof and a Beehive! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ana lisa alperovich, Animals, Architecture, beehive, [...] Read »
Chilean Skyscraper Overshadows The City
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Casa de las Jácenas by CSLS Arquitectes
Earthquake! (Walk - Don't Run) plus Vivian Maier, Randolph Tower and a Holiday Hangover Party
original photograph courtesy Cinema Treasures - click images for larger view The only time I can recall Chicago sustaining earthquake damage was in 1975, when plaster fell from the ceiling of [...] Read »
Awe-Inspiring Beethoven Hall in NoHo
Technology
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Read the rest of Mexicos Hotel Básico is Designed with Recycled Petroleum Industry Materials Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Central De Arquitectura, Design, Héctor Galván, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Amazing Tetra Brik Pavilion Made with 45,000 Milk Cartons Wins Guinness World Record Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: CUAC Arquitectura, Design, eco design, Granada, [...] Read »
Images
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Tim Reynolds
Heavens to Purgatory:  Imploding Churches Flatten Chicago
click images for larger view Is it a reprieve or the road to perdition?  Two historic Chicago churches marked for demolition, St. Boniface in West Town and St. James in Bronzeville, are enjoying [...] Read »
Lumib lamp by Stéphanie Aubin
Hiller Residence in the Rocky Mountains | Michael P. Johnson
10 Ways to De-clutter in 2013
Volatile Formation
Volatile Formation Roland Snooks  Excerpt from Log 25, Summer 2012 Volatility is predicated on resisting equilibrium. This resistance emerges from the negotiation of positive and negative feedback [...] Read »
Balaclava Road Landscape Design | Cos Design
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The Blind Design Paradox
Those outside the design industry may often wonder what makes for good architectural design. Most laypeople would say good design is aesthetically pleasing and unique, but their assessment would [...] Read »
Buy American: Earth-Friendly Stone and Tile from GREENSTONE
When you’re looking for exterior paving stone or interior tile made from 100% post-industrial waste, you’ll want to have a look at GREENSTONE Recycled Stone Products. American-owned and operated [...] Read »
Sovar Lerner | Ceramic Mutant
elemental | Caged Wall Lamp
Miscellaneous
Mwanzoleo Residence by SAOTA
Interior design, 2013 trends
Pixel Table by Studio Intussen
Uptown Chic
While cleaning out some magazines as part of my New Year's resolution to be more organized, I came across this fabulous home.  It's owned by Harry Slatkin and his family  and was featured in [...] Read »
OCA Restaurant by Entasis Architects
Kitchen is one of the most important parts of our house. Dubbed as the “heart of the home”, this is an area of the house where people bond and spend time together. Aside from its main roles [...] Read »
Living Art: The Rise Of The Vertical Gardens
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Cities Without Ground | ORO Editions, 2012 Recently MovingCities received Cities Without Ground [April 2012, ORO Editions], a publication by Adam Frampton, Jonathan Solomon and Clara Wong. The [...] Read »
Decorative Surfacing Materials
Coffee Break, new skin