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Ets Callatay wood platforms
Hotel Viura by Designhouses
One-of-a-kind Re-purposed Wood
Water Jewels Washbasins
Golran, Carpet Reloaded
Studio Tord Boontje
Tricycle House by PAO
Top Gear Engine Coffee Table |  Andrejs Isajevs
Itty Bitty by Desinere
Scosche BoomBottle Portable Wireless Speaker
Huski Hotel in Falls Creek by Elenberg Fraser Architecture
Casa Cumbres by Rocio Soto
Wareemba House in Sydney by carterwilliamson
Rollpro III | GoPro Organizer Carrying Case
Edible Cookie Cup | Enrique Luis Sardi
A Sign-Painter's Art, Paris 1930s
Project 910 by Kiko Salomão Arquitetura
Costa Esmeralda House by BAK Architects
Get Elite Seats for Super Bowl XLVII
Yard Stick Chandelier | Bindle Art & Design
The 2013 A/W Menswear Collection from SIBLING
Illustrations by Agata Nowicka
The Castle in the Woods | Shiflet Group Architects
Chalet Gentianes: Delectable Fairytale Cottage in France
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Onjuku Beach House \ BAKOKO
Onjuku is a popular seaside resort and fishing town on Chibas Pacific coast, about an hour and a half by train from Tokyo. The beach house is sited behind a bluff, 300 meters from Onjukus famous [...] Read »
casa franz
Check out this really beautiful and simple 900 sq.ft. summer home in Argentina by BAK Architects.  I love how the compact scheme is able to work with the challenges of the site to enhance the [...] Read »
The ABC of Architects from fedelpeye on Vimeo .This has gone viral, but it is too good not to share Read »
“Greenmail” Extortion Exposed in Los Angeles
Weve been hearing for years that California neighborhood groups have been basically extorting money from developers afraid of CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) delays. But James Brasuell, [...] Read »
New York City Breaks Ground on High Bridge Restoration
Officials broke ground today on the long anticipated restoration of New Yorks High Bridge connecting the Bronx with Manhattan. Built in 1848 and today the citys oldest bridge, the 1,200-foot-long [...] Read »
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10 Pieces of Transforming Furniture for Tiny Apartments
While mega-sized McMansions were all the rage just a few years ago, tiny dwellings are now gaining popularity as more and more of us move to cities and urban centers. Cramming our lives into [...] Read »
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MIT Develops Polymer Film That Harvests Energy From Water Vapor
Researchers at MIT just developed a new bio-polymer film that is able to generate electricity from a readily available source: water vapor. The material changes its shape as it absorbs evaporated [...] Read »
10 Things We Learned in Scandinavia
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Optimista is a DIY Renovation Project Featuring Sustainable Materials
Optimista is a family home remodel located in Phoenix, Arizona, named after its owner’s outlook on the future. The house renovation was treated as a DIY project that would employ not only custom [...] Read »
iMac Screen Cover | by Radtech
Vipp salt and pepper mills
Gordy´s Camera Straps
Amazing Urban Artworks by Mentalgassi
Dog Sculptures Out of Bicycle Chains | Nirit Levav
A Battle Lost for Neutra’s Gettsyburg Cyclorama Building
After years of litigation, preservationists have lost the battle to save Richard Neutra’s Gettysburg cyclorama building, an iconic example of modern architecture from the 1960s. The bulldozers [...] Read »
Aurora Borealis-Inspired Lighting Display to Fill the World Financial Center Winter Garden
Beginning on January 22, Pelli Clarke Pellis glass Winter Garden at Manhattans World Financial Center will be twinkling with strands of LED lights. Lighting artist and theater designer Anne [...] Read »
Photo of the Day: Central Park Aerial Panorama
Weve all become accustomed to seeing aerial photography from apps like Google Maps, but this aerial panorama by Russian photographer Sergey Semonov presents Manhattans Central Park and its [...] Read »
Richard Meier x Massimo Vignelli on Nowness.com .Richard Meier and multi-disciplinary creator Massimo Vignelli reflect on their respective crafts, city life, their enduring friendship and their [...] Read »
Prentice, Back in Court, Wins Just Another 30 Days
Cook County Judge Neil Cohen swatted down Friday a lawsuit preservationists filed to save Prentice Women’s Hospital, but ordered an extension of the threatened Goldberg building’s stay of [...] Read »
Another dismissal, another brief reprieve, another day in court for Bertrand Goldberg's Prentice
 Lizzie Schiffman of DNAinfo.comChicago is reporting that Cook County Circuit Judge Neil Cohen has dismissed Landmarks Illinois' lawsuit  against the Commission on Chicago Landmarks for revoking [...] Read »
Defrosting A Construction Site: Beautiful Ice Crystals Inside a Chicago Adaptive Reuse Project
Perkins+Will is designing one cool corporate headquarters for bike components manufacturer, SRAM, in Chicagos Fulton Market District. Located inside the 1K Fulton development by the Sterling [...] Read »
Relational Boundaries, Landscape-Architectural -Urban as Mediator, Producer of Network Ecologies
Last Monday, the BBC has posted a series of pictures of uncontrolled sand mining activities in Sierra Leone, in West Africa. A post-conflict country confronted with a set of intertwined complex [...] Read »
Architectural Works
Bar 4P’s / 07BEACH Architectural Design Studio
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Azerbaijan Tower Proposal / Avesta Group
With plans to become the worlds tallest building at about 3645 feet, the Azerbaijan Tower is being built on a series of artificial islands, the Khazar Islands, in the Caspian Sea 16 miles south [...] Read »
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Dezeen archive:  black houses
Dezeen archive:   we've noticed a lot of black cropping up in architecture and design lately, so we've created an archive of all the black houses on Dezeen. See all our stories about black houses [...] Read »
Meadowview / Platform 5 Architects
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Parkhill Competition Winning Proposal / Nice Architects
Located on the former site on an old outdoor amphitheatre in Bratislava, Slovakia, the proposal for the housing and mixed use development, which won the first prize in the Parkhill competition, [...] Read »
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Yatsugatake Villa  by MDS
Japanese studio MDS has completed a countryside retreat with south-facing rooms in the foothills of the Yatsugatake mountains (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Casa del Agua / THiNC
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Developers building crime-free private city  outside Guatemalan capital
News:   developers are building a private city on the outskirts of Guatemala City as a safe haven from the crime-ridden capital. (more...) Read »
Denmark’s Sport Fishing Association Headquarters & Activity Center Proposal / CEBRA
CEBRA& has gained the support of The Danish Foundation for Culture and Sport Facilities (LOA) for the realization of a new home for Denmark’s Sport Fishing Association in Vingsted, Denmark. [...] Read »
Madonna University – Franciscan Center for Science and Media / SmithGroupJJR
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North Laser Center / blauraum
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Tangram Theatre Second Prize Winning Proposal / Gras Arquitectos
With the city of Zhangjiagang, China lacking their own identity, Gras Arquitectos& aims to create a presence and scale with their Tangram Theatre, which won the second prize in the international [...] Read »
6 Residential Houses / RÜBSAMEN+PARTNER
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Godiva House / Empty Space Architecture
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Cotacachi House / Arquitectura X
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Take me to the river: ZGF's Sandoval & Lienhart on Zidell Yards
Zidell Yards (rendering courtesy ZGF) BY BRIAN LIBBY Last Friday in Atlantic Cities, I wrote about the Zidell Yards development and its master plan by ZGF Architects. "Despite its size, Zidell [...] Read »
House in Godella / Orts – Trullenque
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Scherpenzeel Multifuntional Complex / Koppert + Koenis Architects
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Situ Studio to Construct Valentine’s Day Installation with Salvaged Sandy Debris
[ February 12, 2013 19:00 to March 8, 2013 19:00. ] Situ Studio& has been selected from eight competitors as winner of the fifth annual Times Square Valentine Heart Design, cosponsored by Times [...] Read »
The Hinzert Museum and Document Center / Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch
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Technology
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Urban Tree Salvage Transforms Reclaimed Wood into Beautiful ‘Live Edge’ Tables
Urban Tree Salvage is one of Canadas largest manufacturers of salvaged materials and reclaimed lumber. Their Trinity Table is composed of three legs that would have been tippy on their own, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Specimens Hand-Crafted Horn Speakers Are Made from Recycled Newsprint and Dryer Lint Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Andrew Bird, chicago, custom instruments, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of ArchiCentres S11 House Scores Platinum Level on the Malaysian Green Building Index Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ArchiCentre, house, landscape preservation, [...] Read »
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Solar Mosaic Funds 3 Renewable Energy Projects in 1 Day Through Kickstarter
Solar Panel photo from Shutterstock Solar Mosaic has proven that the people want renewable energy  the startup company just funded three new projects in one day via crowd funding! Through a [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Open Exchange Combines Social Interaction with Learning Technology for a Library of the Future Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: australia, australia architecture, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of The Recycled Orchestra Performs Using Instruments Made from Landfill Trash Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cateura, Graham Townsley, landfill art, Landfill Harmonic, [...] Read »
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Illuminated Wooden Güiro Bar Inspired by Tropical Fruit Shell
Read the rest of Illuminated Wooden Güiro Bar Inspired by Tropical Fruit Shell Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: absolut art festival, guiro bar, installation architecture, Los [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
Origin Oil & Ennesys Use Paris Building Wastewater to Grow Algae for Energy
Jerry Schranz, part of the public relations team, informed me this system takes wastewater from the building (that is derived from bathroom waste water, kitchen water, etc.). This water is then [...] Read »
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The Goedzak is a Special Rubbish Bag for Curbside Donations
One of the great joys of living in the urban jungle is the daily discovery of treasures left out on the sidewalk. Sadly, the elements have a way of destroying the best finds before hunters have [...] Read »
Opinions
News that East Vancouver hotspot the Waldorf Hotel will close its doors on January 20 has elicited a major reaction across... Read »