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In Progress: The New School University Center / SOM
Quickly rising on the corner of 14th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan, this new, multipurpose facility will soon become the “heart” of The New School  an avant-garde university in New [...] Read »
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Medical Practice in Ramsau by Hammerschmid  Pachl Seebacher Architekten
This doctor's surgery in the Austrian Alps by Graz-based architects Hammerschmid Pachl Seebacher was inspired by small wooden hay barns that dot the local landscape (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) / Claus en Kaan Architekten
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The ABC of Architects by Andrea Stinga  and Federico Gonzalez
This animation by architect Andrea Stinga and graphic designer Federico Gonzalez depicts the best-known buildings of 26 famous architects, one for each letter of the alphabet. (more...) Read »
Launched in 1930 by Battista Pinin Farina, the Italian car design firm Pininfarina is now run by the founders grandson Paolo Pininfarina. The company has partnered with all the big hitters [...] Read »
Yad Le’Banim Building Competition Entry – Cultural and Memorial Center / Irad Shomroni and Josef Shushan
Designed by Irad Shomroni and Josef Shushan& , the proposal for the Yad Le’Banim Building  Cultural and Memorial Center seeks to emphasize the duality between everyday life activities and [...] Read »
Shoffice / Platform 5 Architects
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The Indicator: In Praise of Shadows
Junichiro Tanizaki’s (1886-1965) book In Praise of Shadows& has been haunting me lately. There it sits on my shelf, as it has for years, ever since it was part of a reading list for an art [...] Read »
Cioccolato / SAVVY Studio
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Luminous / Jun Sakaguchi
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Timber Café Proposal / BAKOKO
Taking advantage of solid timbers unique benefits, the Timber Café by BAKOKO& , an emerging Tokyo architecture practice, is a proposal for a sustainable pop-up restaurant. The temporary building [...] Read »
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Up at the O2 by Rogers Stirk Harbour  + Partners and Bblur Architecture
These shots by photographer Edmund Sumner show some of the first visitors able to scale the roof of the O2 Arena in London, thanks to a new fabric walkway designed by architects Rogers Stirk [...] Read »
Henry Ford Health System / SmithGroupJJR
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KfW Westarkade / Sauerbruch Hutton
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Mayeul Akpovi& shared with us a time lapse video he made, which goes through a sequence of experiences and places, highlighting the day and night life of the big city. Paris in Motion includes [...] Read »
Luff Residence / Pohio Adams Architects
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CDS Offices / BAKOKO
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T+G House / Josep Llobet
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Richard Meier Celebrates Fifty Years of Architecture
Richard Meier & Partners Architects is pleased to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Richard Meier& ’s prolific architecture career. In recognition of his contributions to architecture and [...] Read »
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Pharrell Announces Collaboration with Zaha Hadid on a Prefab House Concept
As if it wasn’t full enough, multifaceted artist Pharrell is adding architecture to his wheelhouse, which already consists of being a rapper, singer, record producer, composer, writer, radio [...] Read »
Can Bisa House / Batlle i Roig Arquitectes
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Weve just stumbled upon this awesome video from Frederico Gonzalez of Ombú Architecture which shows, quite simply, the works of 26 architects, from A to Z. A is for Aalto, B is for Barragan, [...] Read »
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Spiralab by  KINO Architects
The angled columns of an earthquake-proof structure frame a series of window slits on the exterior of this Tokyo research laboratory by KINO Architects (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
New Edinburgh House / Christopher Simmonds Architect
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Venice Takeaway: Ideas to Change British Architecture
[ February 26, 2013 22:00 to April 27, 2013 22:00. ] Following the conclusion of David Chipperfield’s 2012 Venice Biennale, the British Pavilion has brought its investigations back to the UK [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Ada Louise Huxtable, and building for the ages
I was deeply saddened to learn this week that Ada Louise Huxtable had passed away. For those of us who write about buildings, she was a titan: a historical figure who basically invented the profession [...] Read »
Industrial Style Apartment in Stockholm | Benedikte Ugland
Mould by Kamile Balcytyte
Pocket Chair by DING3000 for Discipline
BASIC Armchair by Lagranja Design
Enamel ring
CST-01: The World's Thinnest Watch
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Casillo Headquarters \ Alvisi Kirimoto + Partners
The new Casillo Headquarters are located in the outskirts of the city of Bari, Italy, in its industrial zone. The surface area of the intervention is of approximately 6,000 square meters, part [...] Read »
158 Cecil Street, Singapore by Tierra Design / POD
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2013 Nissan Leaf is Now More Efficient and Charges in Half the Time
The Nissan Leaf electric vehicle has only been on the market since 2010, but Nissan is giving it some significant upgrades for the 2013 model. Nissan has announced that the 2013 Nissan Leaf will [...] Read »
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‘Waste Cooking’ is a Reality TV Show That Makes Delicious Dishes From Discarded Food
As a species, we waste an amazing amount of food. According to Natural Resources Defense Council, people chuck an incredible 40% of all food we produce. Dumpster divers have long sought to live [...] Read »
Seongbuk Gate Hills by Joel Sanders Architect
Mandeville Canyon Residence by Griffin Enright Architects
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Past Lives: Baltimore Factory Goes From Textile Mill to Teacher Housing
Here now, Past Lives, in which Curbed contributor Chris Berger explores what some of the country's most interesting residential buildings used to be before they became livable homes. Care to [...] Read »
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NRJA Designs a Two-Story Houseboat for Long Latvian Summers
Latvian architecture firm NRJA (which stands for No Rules, Just Architecture) is one of the most exciting firms working in Europe today. Floating Barn, the firms latest project, is a lakeside [...] Read »
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Study: Global Sea Levels Could Rise 3 Feet By 2100
Although scientists have been aware that the polar ice sheets are melting faster than previously expected, the consequential rise in sea levels may be much higher than anyone predicted. A new [...] Read »
iPen 2 | iMac Stylus
Mistral Wine and Champagne Bar by Studio Arthur Casas
Vertical Loft | Shift Architecture Urbanism
Airie Herban Garden by Emily June
SCAR furniture by Luca Macrì
Blade Runner by LaCie + Philippe Starck
Modern loft living in Barcelona |  Studio MINIM
SAMSUNG S9 85″ UHD TV
Elena Przhonskaya spring/summer 2013
Curved Glass Hall Table by Nico Yektai
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Audi Unveils LED Future Lighting Technology at CES 2013
The 2013 International CES officially kicked off yesterday in Las Vegas. Many automakers are using the show to showcase their latest vehicle technologies, which range from fully autonomous cars [...] Read »
Sydney Bathrooms
Sculptural Raw Wood in the Home
These Are Drawings, Not Photographs! | Diego Fazio
Rancho Obi-Wan Star Wars Shrine
Quattro Punti per una Torre by Massimo Iosa Ghini
Razer Edge Gaming Tablet
EINS House by Óscar Pedrós
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Imagining a Central Eastside rail trail
Central Eastside railway (photo by Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY In Tuesday's New York Times, Lisa Foderado reports on an initiative underway in the Queens borough of New York City to replicate [...] Read »
The ABC of Architects ~ this is so great!
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Yale Gallery’s $135 Million Expansion Reveals Riches
After nine years and $135 million, the Yale Art Galleries on the universitys campus in New Haven, Connecticut, have reopened to display the treasures you more typically find in a big-city museum. [...] Read »
11+ iPhone 5 Color Case
Crete Innovative Bioclimatic European School Complex - 3rd Place Entry by ATELIER3AM
Toronto-based firm ATELIER3AM is sharing us their third place-winning entry for the international architectural competition, Innovative Bioclimatic European School complex in Crete, Greece - [...] Read »
Blocks by Fabien Nissels
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Beluga Whales Endangered by Fossil Fuel Extraction in Alaska
The beluga whale, also known as the Canary of the Sea, could become as much of a harbinger of danger as its feathered namesake. The pure white whales of Cook Inlet, Alaska are at a great risk [...] Read »
Moss Sculptures by Vegetal Identity
Victorian II | Hardwood Floor Border Inlay
Technology
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Read the rest of Beam Me Up: Out of This World Ice Hotel Room Dazzles With Glowing UFOs! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", beam me up, Green Building, [...] Read »
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South America’s First Solar Thermal Plant Opens in Chile
South America’s first solar thermal plant has just opened in Antofagasta, Chile. Designed and constructed by Abengoa, the plant will harvest 10 megawatts of solar energy for the Minera El Tesoro [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Under the Moonlight is a Gorgeous Archetypal Home Built With Glass, Stone and Wood in Australia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia, Contemporary Home, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Living Trees Grow Through the Ceiling of Cadaval & Sola-Morales Tepoztlan Lounge in Mexico Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture, Botanical, Cadaval [...] Read »
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US Safety Agency Wants Hybrid and Electric Cars to Make More Noise
Most hybrid and electric cars dont combust fuel at slow speeds, which makes them virtually silent. Its a peaceful way to travel, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration fears [...] Read »
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Alex Cochrane Architects Renovate a Victorian Boathouse Into a Lakeside Creative Retreat
Alex Cochrane Architects updated this traditional Victorian boathouse in England with a beautiful renovation that transforms it into a creative refuge overlooking a lake. The London-based design [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Loch Ness Glamping Provides Cozy Eco Camping Pods for Monster Watching & Outdoor Adventure Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: camping, eco camping, eco camping [...] Read »
Tonfisk Newton Milk and Sugar Set
Pull-down Bunk Bed | by Giulio Manzoni
Grey Chevron Cowhide Patchwork Rug - Made to Order!
Haus Hesse by Wildrich Hien Architekten
Oscar, the dog | Hans Bølling
The ABC of Architects
Flying Houses by Laurent Chehere
Breathtaking Timelapse of World Landscapes
National Geographic’s 2012 Photos of the Year
“UBOJNIA” by WamHousE
ShareKey App Lets You Say Goodbye to Housekeys
Madame ottoman by Studio Szpunar
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Obama Administration to Scrutinize Shell’s Arctic Drilling Plan
Anti-Arctic oil drilling campaigners sighed with relief yesterday as Shells Kulluk oil rig (which ran aground in Alaska with some 140,000 gallons of diesel on board) was safely towed away. The [...] Read »
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2012 Was the Hottest Year Ever for the Contiguous United States
Photo by Shutterstock Its official: Last year was the hottest year ever recorded in the contiguous United States. The National Climate Data Center announced today that the average temperature [...] Read »
H-House by Sae Min Oh / bang by min emerging design group
South Korean architect Sae Min Oh of Gangnam-based bang by min emerging design group has sent us photographs of H-House, his award-winning residential building in Seoul's Seongbuk-dong neighborhood. [...] Read »
HUS 1, An Experiment in Architecture | Torsten Ottesjö
Prescott Passivhaus by Studio 804 | BUILD Blog
2012 Collection of Architectural Masterworks
Glamorous Mercer Island Home | Kelly Wearstler
It’s official: Rem Koolhaas to curate 2014 Venice Biennale
Indicating his ambitions for the next showcase in 2014, Koolhaas said he planned to give a new look to architectures basic elements to see if we can discover something new about architecture. [...] Read »
Franken-Yale: Overseas Expansion by Pelli Clarke Pelli Draws Criticism
Yale University is under fire from its own faculty for a new collaboration with the National University of Singapore (NUS). Pelli Clarke Pelli is designing the campus of what will be a four-year [...] Read »
NVIDIA unveiled ‘Project SHIELD’
Miscellaneous
Leicester House in North Carolina | SPG Architects
15 Modern Fireplaces
elemental | Vintage Traffic Light
Fun Playground Around a Tree | Tezuka Architects
Felt Cup Ring
Messy - A Clothes Angel
Eilersen Modular Sofa by Omforme
House on Azores by Bernardo Rodrigues Arquitecto
HAL 9000 Replica
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Ford Launches MyEnergi Lifestyle at CES 2013 to Help Families Reduce Their Electricity Bills and CO2 Footprint
Ford just launched its new MyEnergi Lifestyle collaboration, which show how a family can reduce their electricity bills and CO2 footprint by integrating home appliance technology with a plug-in [...] Read »
Ana Dominguez | Towers of Bread
Twin Houses by Ekler Architect
Yesterday Ada Louise Huxtable died at the age of 91. Admiration for the influential architecture critic can be found all over the internet , on architecture and other websites reporting on her [...] Read »
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Qcha Is a Cozy and Sustainable Abode Designed Just for Cats
Qcha is a unique, modular cat home created by three young Italian designers. With large openings and a soft carpet inside for long naps, Qcha is the perfect indoor or outdoor home for a cat. [...] Read »
Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes by Sol LeWitt. content by anArchitecture [[ This is a content summary only. Visit www.an-architecture.com for content. ]] Read »
The Dude and the Zen Master
Magnificent Restoration in Barcelona | Studio MINIM
Beautiful Kitchen Island | Bamboo Worktops by Teragren
Porcelain Owl Scupture
Making Your Home Healthier for 2013
Martina Spetlova spring/summer 2013
Sandakan Memorial  Architectural Model ARCHITECTURE, SETTINGS, MEMORY: SANDAKAN MEMORIAL IN KINGS PARK Sandakan Death Marches, described as the worst atrocity committed against Australians deserves [...] Read »