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High Line-Inspired Park proposed in Queens
When plans for the High Line were first revealed it made quite an impression on the design community. The converted elevated rail line, long abandoned by New York City, was threatened by demolition [...] Read »
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Ada Louise Huxtable  1921-2013
News:   the American architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable, who won the first Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died aged 91. (more...) Read »
Sound House / Roger Ferris + Partners
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Zumthor lets his holiday home  to guests
News: Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is now inviting guests to rent a holiday home he built for his family in the mountain hamlet of Leis in Vals (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Architecture, Art and Collaborative Design: Harry Seidler Exhibition
[ January 10, 2013 0:00 to February 10, 2013 0:00. ] Celebrating the ninetieth anniversary of the birth of Harry Seidler& , the leading Australian architect of the twentieth century, the Architecture, [...] Read »
Alejandra House / Cekada-Romanos Arquitectos
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Rem Koolhaas confirmed as director  of Venice Architecture Biennale 2014
News: architect Rem Koolhaas has today been confirmed as the director of the next Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014 and wants to use the opportunity to readdress the "fundamental elements [...] Read »
Rem Koolhaas To Direct 2014 Venice Biennale
It seems the rumors were true. The Venice Biennale’s board has just confirmed that Rem Koolhaas will be the Director for the next Venice Architecture Biennale in 2014 (to take place June 7th [...] Read »
Strip of Six Apartments in Eze / CAB Architects
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SixtyNine-Seventy, The Spaces Between: An Urban Ideas Competition
Organized by AIA Utah Young Architects Forum and the Downtown Alliance, in collaboration with Utah Heritage Foundation, Sixty-Nine Seventy invites design teams from around the world to re-envision [...] Read »
Photographer’s Weekendhouse / General Design
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Competition: five copies of The New Wave  in Danish Architecture to be won
Competition:   we're giving readers the chance to win one of five copies of The New Wave in Danish Architecture, a book featuring contemporary projects by Danish architects such as BIG and NORD. (more...) Read »
Research Center in Sustainable Chemistry – Tarragona University  / taller 9s arquitectes
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Véolia Environnement Centre / Arte Charpentier Architectes
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L’And Vineyards Hotel / PROMONTORIO + Studio MK27 – Marcio Kogan
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House Uesslingen / Spillmann Echsle Architekten
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Chocolaterie Bovetti / CA/PA Architectes
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Pioneering architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable has died at 91
Ada Louise Huxtable& (1921-2013), known as “the dean of American architectural criticism”, has passed away at the age of 91 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. Winner [...] Read »
NEO Bankside / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
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House of Silence by FORM/ Kouichi Kimura Architects
Japanese studio FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects designed this concrete house in Shiga to be deliberately alien to its neighbours (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Vejlskovgaard Stable / LUMO Architects
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Zaha Hadid to Regenerate Historic Site in Belgrade
Marking the “continuance of Belgrade’s signature ‘Modernist’ movement”, which produced a number of iconic buildings throughout the mid-twentieth century, the Serbian capital is proud [...] Read »
Branch House / KINO Architects
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Zumthor Vacation Homes For Let
“Our Leis houses have big windows. They extend from wall to wall and from floor to ceiling. They frame the landscape and welcome its images inside the house. [...] Walking through the house [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Atlantic Yards Could Be Considered Part of Downtown Brooklyn
The area around the Barclays Center, stretching from the commercial blocks of Flatbush to Atlantic and Vanderbilt avenues, might soon be Brooklyn’s next Business Improvement District (BID). [...] Read »
Scottsdale Home by Michael P. Johnson Design Studios
Sesame Street is your street, too
"A block of row houses -- narrow, tall, brick- or stone-faced homes, connected side-by-side -- is my shorthand for city perfection....Blocks of row houses generate a perfect urban scale: large [...] Read »
A house for an elderly couple, this project attempts to explore two aesthetic qualities of flatness and depth through architecture, using resolution of architectural details and material treatment. [...] Read »
Chic in Cartagena
While perusing my favorite websites this morning, I feel in love with these pics of a gorgeous casa in Cartagena, Colombia on Into the Gloss . Editor Alessandra Codinha was a guest over the holidays [...] Read »
Concrete Wall Inspiration
Family Builds Amazing Rainbow Igloo in Backyard
Broom Way Residence by Nonzero Architecture
A New Way to Visualize Architecture: The Holograph
There is a new way to visualize architecture and communicate its design. It is a new method which comes in the form of the “holographic architectural representation system”. Now, you may [...] Read »
The woman who created the Architecture Beat:  Ada Louise Huxtable dies at 91
Ada Louise Huxtable , the women who created the very idea of newspaper architecture critic when she took on that role for the New York Times in 1963, died Monday in the Manhattan she shaped with [...] Read »
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Germany Reaches a New High in 2012 With Record Solar Power Installation
Solar power is booming in Germany, and 2012 has proven to be a record-breaking year for the countrys already-impressive solar power generation. As part of the plan to eliminate nuclear energy [...] Read »
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The ‘World’s Safest Bike’ Glows Bright White When it Hits the Streets at Night
Josh Zisson set out to design the safest bike on the road  and the key to safety in traffic is visibility. In addition to a dynamo-powered lighting system, the bike is coated with a patented [...] Read »
Mor Levy | Textile Extravaganza
NBBJ Designing Samsung’s New Silicon Valley Campus
As Apple and Facebook have proven, corporate complexes are all the rage these days in Silicon Valley. Samsung (Apples phone nemesis) is the latest tech titan to add to the roster of architectural [...] Read »
Winner of the 2012 SLEEP European Hotel Design Award: Hotel Valentiner Hof by noa*
At the annual SLEEP European Hotel Design Awards, the project "Hotel Valentiner Hof" in Castelrotto, Italy was recently named the 2012 winner in the category "Conversion And/Or Extension Of An [...] Read »
She came to find her memory
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Fondue Mugs | Walter Drake
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Peru Moves to Protect Fossils from Dakar Rally 2013 Car Race
Peru’s government is taking steps to protect one of the world’s largest fossil deposits from being damaged by the 2013 Dakar Rally. The Culture Ministry said they’re marking all access [...] Read »
Carpooling with Corporations: Exactly Who Is in the Passenger Seat?
Carpool lanes typically are meant to reduce congestion, not make political statements, but one Bay Area HOV lane finds itself at the center of a national controversy. NBC News reported that [...] Read »
Anatomical Body Art Made With Sharpies
Sandbox Work Space by Justin Kemp
Coolest Construction Site in the City?
click images for larger view (recommended) From the north, the view from the escalator mezzanine at the AMC River East is more entertaining than many of the movies. It's street theater to the [...] Read »
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That's Rather Hideous: Anybody Spot the 'Extraordinary Appeal' in This SoCal Mess?
Click here to view the full photogallery. The brokerbabble describes this San Diego beachfront property, listed for $4.495M, as "modern chic" with "unparalleled sophistication and versatility" [...] Read »
Toroid Table by OL! Os Loucos
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Nicaragua Aims To Be 94% Powered By Renewable Sources By 2017
Photo via Shutterstock The Central American country of Nicaragua has never been as fortunate as its neighbors when it comes to energy reserves. In fact, most commercial electricity is generated [...] Read »
5 Star LUX* Maldives Resort
Is this the way we want work to be done?
Rather than defining the character of the workplace through the metrics of an earlier century, and rather than redesigning the workplace based simply on the enabling characteristics of technology, [...] Read »
Man Versus Sea: Engineering Artificial Reefs
Designers for The Wave, Muscat, were tasked with the challenge of engineering a luxury, mixed-use development stretching along six kilometres of natural beach coastline between Al-Athaiba and [...] Read »
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Lexus Unveils Autonomous Advanced Active Safety Research Vehicle at CES 2013 – But it Isn’t Fully Driverless
Today Toyota and Lexus unveiled a high-tech autonomous vehicle at CES 2013 that could pave the way towards self-driving cars in the near future. Although it isnt fully driverless, the Advanced [...] Read »
Making Room: New York Micro-Apartments on Display Beginning January 23
Think you could live in just 325 square feet? While Manhattan is already famous for its cramped quarters, micro-apartments are poised to take space efficiency to the next level with Murphy beds [...] Read »
Padded iPad Case
Field Camera Bag | by Tanner Goods
Monday, Monday
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Belkin Unveils WeMo Light Switch That Can Be Remote Controlled By Your Smartphone
Remote home appliances are the biggest things to hit the household market in a long time. Just witness the success of the Nest Thermostat and remote-control light bulbs like the iLumi. Consumer [...] Read »
Dolomitenblick by Plasma Studio
LEGO unveiled  LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3
Miscellaneous
Doll House by Nika Zupanc
Combs Point Residence by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
National Blues Museum Targets 2014 Opening in St. Louis
Cleveland has the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Kansas City has the American Jazz Museum, Nashville has Music City, and now St. Louis looks likely to become home to the National Blues Museum in [...] Read »
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UC Davis Researchers Engineer Blue-Green Algae to Make Fuel From Sunlight
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have engineered blue-green algae that could help replace fossil fuels as raw materials for the chemical industry. The researchers engineered [...] Read »
Swarm What? Benjamin Bratton, 2012 What it is that designers actually mean when we/they talk about swarms, intelligence, and swarm intelligence? Usually we refer to rhythmic emergent processes [...] Read »
Madrid Home Landcape Design | Carlos García Puente
Tyler Shields Speaks on Getting Attention as a Photographer
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Shell’s Damaged Oil Rig in Alaska Gets a Caravan Tow
Now afloat, Shells oil vessel that ran aground in Alaska on new years eve is being towed caravan style to a nearby island for inspection. Seattles tug Aiviq and seven other ships are towing [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Maison Escalier is a Tree-Like Parisian Home Wrapped With a Leafy Sun Shade Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biomimicry, black locust wood, concrete, Daylighting, [...] Read »
America’s Top ArtPlaces 2013
Americas Top Twelve ArtPlaces is a new annual ArtPlace initiative recognizing neighborhoods in the largest 44 metropolitan areas in the country where the arts are central to creating places [...] Read »
Obit> Ada Louise Huxtable, 1921-2013
The legendary architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable has died at 91. Winner of the first Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, Huxtable served at architecture critic for the New York Times and was also [...] Read »
Heroic Modernism: Yesterday, Then and Now
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Écurie25 Delivers Luxury-Car Time-Shares to Austin
Spin Age DJ Workstation | by Hoerboard
Justice League U.S. Money by Aslan Malik
Structures That Still Stop Me in My Tracks
People tend to like churches and synagogues with intricate detail, like the lacy Gothicism of Grace Church at Broadway and 10th Street. But I am drawn to the austere Church of the Heavenly Rest, [...] Read »
Garden Fresh by Agan Harahap
Bloomberg Looking Up Again at Richard Rogers’ Three World Trade
Almost a year ago, reports surfaces that, without an anchor tenant, the 80-story Three World Trade tower by Pritzker-winner Richard Rogers of Rogers, Stirk, Harbour + Partners would be lopped [...] Read »
Untitled by Stéphane Thidet
Yarra Home by Leeton Pointon Architects
Instagram Photo Watches | InstaWATCH
Koolhaas to Mastermind 2014 Venice Biennale
Rem Koolhaas has been named director of the 2014 Venice Biennale, the 14th edition of the architecture exhibition. Koolhaas, a leading thinker and persistent provocateur in the discipline, succeeds [...] Read »
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The ZoneGuard is a Disaster Radio From Eton That Keeps You Informed of Emergencies
When an emergency strikes, how can you make sure to be aware of the situation if you are snoozing or distracted by the goings-on of everyday life? Featured at this years CES, Eton presents their [...] Read »
Chainmail Shoes by Gost
Grand Bell House by Andres Remy Arquitectos
Attico Migani by Victor Vasilev
Is this the way we want work to be done?
Rather than defining the character of the workplace through the metrics of an earlier century, and rather than redesigning the workplace based simply on the enabling characteristics of technology, [...] Read »
Toronto Leading Western World in Tall Building Construction
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Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable Dies
Ada Louise Huxtable, the dean of American architecture critics, died Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan. She was 91. Read »
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The Loudbasstard Is a Sustainable Zero-Energy Sound Amplifier Made from Bamboo
Loudbasstard is a sustainable, eco-friendly bamboo sound amplifier designed for iPhones, the iTouch, and other smartphones such as the Samsung Galaxy S3. More than just a boring speaker, it [...] Read »
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Daniel Gray’s Rainbow Igloo Is a Colorful Backyard Retreat Made from 500 Bricks of Ice
Leaving warm and sunny New Zealand for a Canadian winter is not something that one dreams of when they think of taking a break. But when engineering student Daniel Gray found himself visiting [...] Read »
Band Of Outsiders pre-fall 2013
Body Paint Artist Emma Hack Goes POP!
Le Corbusier Redrawn by Steven Park | BUILD Blog
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Rupert Murdoch Accused of ‘Misunderstanding Science’ After Tweeting That Increased CO2 Levels Lead to a Greener World
Rupert Murdoch has been known to use Twitter to voice controversial social and political opinions  and recently the media tycoon made several sweeping statements on climate science. Citing an [...] Read »
Jodwola House Glass by PCKO Architects
Eastern Designs’ ‘Tower of Ring’
Tower of Ring is an attractive LED spire that in Tianjin, China. Designed by Eastern Design and built by Kawaguchi & Engineers, the tower is in the center square of Tianjin City. Says Inhabitat: [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of Energy Efficient Liège Ice Rink Serves Up a Whale of a Good Time in Belgium Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", belgium, eco design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Bucolic Vejlskovgaard Stable is Like Club Med for 300 Dairy Cows in Denmark Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: club med for dairy cows, dairy cows, Daylighting, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of MOSS is a Solar and Wind Powered Prefab Office Thats Perfect for the Backyard Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "solar energy", alternative energy, backyard office, [...] Read »
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