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Our Ideal City? Seen through the eyes of the Pacific West Coast.
As most New Yorkers know, people are willing to shell out a hefty sum to live in a place where work and play are right around the corner from each other.  But as the article by Ken Layne in The Awl points& Read »
Hut-to-Hut / Rintala Eggertsson Architects
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Mexican Architect Fernando Romero to Speak at NewSchool of Architecture and Design
[ January 16, 2013; 19:00 to 20:00. ] Mexican architect Fernando Romero& will be speaking tomorrow evening, January 16, at NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego on the topic of “You [...] Read »
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The Village by  Gert Robijns
The ghost town depicted in these images by photographer Tim Van de Velde is a replica that Belgian artist Gert Robijns built to recreate part of the village he grew up in (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Legislative Chamber of the Federal Distric / Projeto Paulista Arquitetura
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Instigations Engaging Architecture, Landscape, and the City / Mohsen Mostafavi and Peter Christensen
The creative imagination is not solely based on the intuitive capacities of individuals. One of the tasks of design education is to help provide the tools, techniques, and methods that enhance [...] Read »
Student Finalists announced in AECOM’s Humanitarian Urban Design Competition
[ January 16, 2013; 20:30; ] Finalists of AECOM’s fourth annual Urban SOS student competition have been announced! Understanding that this rapidly globalizing world is currently undergoing [...] Read »
Islamic Funeral Pavilion / Atelier PUUUR
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2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards  winners announced
News: the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced 28 winners of this year's Institute Honor Awards, including projects by OMA, BIG and Kohn Pedersen Fox. (more...) Read »
Oyler/Wu Lecture & Gow + Karlsson Exhibition Opening Reception
[ January 16, 2013 0:00 to March 3, 2013 0:00. ] Two key events are coming up at SCI-Arc this month starting with the Dwayne Oyler & Jenny Wu: Lineworks lecture which takes place tomorrow, [...] Read »
Parcial Plan R-8 (90 + 15 housing) / Virginiaarq
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X House by  Cadaval & Solà-Morales
This X-shaped house by architects Cadaval & Sola-Morales hangs over the edge of a hillside on the outskirts of Barcelona (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum / Zaha Hadid by Brad Feinknopf
Brad Feinknopf& , a nationally recognized architectural photographer, kindly shared with us his recent photographic work on Zaha Hadids Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. [...] Read »
The United Way for Southeastern Michigan Headquarters / SmithGroupJJR
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Dentist with a View / Shift architecture urbanism
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Jerusalem Museum of Nature & Science Second Prize Winning Proposal / MYS Architects
Located in the heart of Jerusalem, next to Israels government assembly building, the second prize winning proposal in the Jerusalem Museum of Nature & Science competition creates a vibrant flexible [...] Read »
Storm Cottage / Fearon Hay Architects
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Sanlitun South / LOT-EK Architecture & Design
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Technogym Village / Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners
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2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected the 2013 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, [...] Read »
Railway Service Building / blauraum
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The Jewish Center in Munich / Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch
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Sliced Porosity Block  by Steven Holl Architects
New York firm Steven Holl Architects has completed the Sliced Porosity Block, a cluster of five towers around a public plaza in Chengdu, China (+ slideshow + photographs by Hufton + Crow). (more...) Read »
Tianjin Ecocity Ecology and Planning Museums / Steven Holl Architects
Rising from the reclaimed salt pan and polluted tide flats of Bohai Bay, China, a new city designed for 350,000 inhabitants is being constructed from scratch. The ambitious project is being realized [...] Read »
Opinions
News that the NHL 2012/2013 season will start this week after a 113-day lockout is dominating the media, proving just... Read »
Miscellaneous
Transparent Bathrooms to Cure Your Shyness
Off-Road Safety Kit | by Gerber
Faces of Water collection
Audemars Piguet The Royal Oak Watch
Encanto Hotel in Acapulco
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA
Nintendo Gameboy Converted to Android Gamepad
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Read the rest of Detroit Auto Show: Lexus Unveils Its First IS Hybrid Sedan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 NAIAS, detroit auto show, green cars, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Detroit Auto Show: We Test Out Current Motors Electric Super Scooter Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 NAIAS, Current Motors, Current [...] Read »
San Andreas: Architecture for the Fault
[Image: Lebbeus Woods, from San Francisco Project: Inhabiting the Quake, Quake City (1995)]. I thought I'd upload the course description for a studio I'll be teaching this spring—starting [...] Read »
How to Design for Vision Using Central and Peripheral Fields
Did you know that vision can be divided into central vision and peripheral vision? Well, according to the book 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, central vision is what you [...] Read »
2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards - Interior Architecture
The American Institute of Architects today selected the 2013 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, recognizing works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban [...] Read »
Studio Renderings by Ola Kataevskaja
Psycho symmetry by Sivan Luxman
Kickstarting Greenpoint: Crowd-Funding Site Begins Office Renovation in Brooklyn
Brooklyn has increasingly become home to a number of internet start-ups, and now the crowd-funding site, Kickstarter, is the most recent one to put  roots down in the borough. Greenpointers [...] Read »
Jahn Simplifies; Goettsch Zheng-ed; smdp Studio covers up - Architects: in the News!
click images for larger view I just came back from taking pictures of the James R. Thompson Center (and getting a flu shot at Walgreens) and find myself still in the midst of writing a piece [...] Read »
from Curbed
House of the Day: Estate of Late Artist and Frank Gehry Client Listed for $12.5M
Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Click here [...] Read »
Future Car : Firanse R3 by Luis Cordoba
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The Australian Outback is So Hot that Drivers Are Unable to Pump Gas
Photo via Shutterstock Right now, it is summer in Australia and things are hot. How hot are they? They are so scorching that the Australian Bureau of Meteorology had to add new colors to its [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
The Viceroy Maldives on Vagaru Island
Como Shambhala Estate in Bali | Pure Relaxation
Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept
STEEL chair by Reinier de Jong
Cat House by Asahi Kasei
Tennessee Treehouse For Kids
eCycle, Electric Concept Bike | Milos Jovanovic
Simplistic Indiana Jones Poster Art
2014 Audi RS7
Flower Power
The only thing that gets me through winter in New York are warm weather trips and fresh flowers. You can buy blooms at almost every corner bodega so it's cheap and easy to arrange them in every [...] Read »
Empowerhome – The Sustainable Net-Zero Home of the Future
The Empowerhouse, a home that produces all of its own energy, has just been built in a Washington D.C. neighborhood. It was designed by students at the New School and Stevens Institute of Technology [...] Read »
INABA Completes Skylight
INABA has completed Skylight , a permanent installation for KORO Public Art Norway. The 6.6 m (22 ft) diameter, 11.5 m (38 ft) long structure hangs from the foyer of the New Concert Hall in Stavanger, [...] Read »
Bloom House by Greg Lynn
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Read the rest of NAIAS 2013: Mercedes-Benz Debuts New Hybrid Version of 2014 E Class Sedan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 NAIAS, detroit auto show, [...] Read »
Humans of New York
Feds Give Sacramento $135 Million Boost for Light Rail
While Los Angeles is getting most of the attention in California for its rapidly expanding light rail system, it appears that Sacramento is well on its way to a major overhaul of its own. Earlier [...] Read »
Carmichael Collective’s Urban Plant Tags
The Carmichael Collective, an ongoing project of Carmichael Lynch, a creative company based in Minneapolis, MN, produced Urban Plant Tags, a series of magnified plant tags  the kind youd see [...] Read »
Preservationists get 30 days to fix suit on old Prentice Women's Hospital
A judge on Friday gave preservationists 30 days to amend their legal challenge to a landmarks commission ruling that would appear to doom old Prentice Women's Hospital, but strongly hinted that [...] Read »
A Chance to Own the Famous Batmobile
Casa La Punta by Elías Rizo Arquitectos
Watch Roll, by Worn & Wound
Project Google Birdhouse by Shuchun Hsiao
Antti Rahko’s $1 million Finnjet limousine
Editor's Picks #298
The 14-year battle over the fate of the modern structure at the heart of Gettysburg National Military Park is over, as the National Park Service will begin demolishing the Richard Neutra designed [...] Read »
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New Study Finds Sharp Emissions Cuts Could Reduce Climate Change Damage by Two-Thirds
em>Photo via Shutterstock In the wake of several studies which state that the world is now headed towards irreversible climate change, the Waker Institute for Climate Change Research at the University [...] Read »
” Finding Escape ” Underwater Photography by Mark Tipple
Lone Hotel in Rovinj, Croatia by 3LHD
Casa G2G by Cristina Vargas Arquitectura
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California Installed a Whopping 1 GW of Solar Power by the End of 2012
California is leading the country when it comes to customer-side solar installations and it has a lot to be proud of in the solar energy sector. Just recently, the California Public Utilities [...] Read »
JiangXi North Road | Shanghai, January 13, 2012 The Embankment building 河滨大楼 [see our June 2012 + May 2011 coverage] is located in-between Henan Road Bridge 河南路桥 & JiangXi [...] Read »
2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards - Architecture
The American Institute of Architects today selected the 2013 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, recognizing works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban [...] Read »
2010 Esquire House on Sunset Strip
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Read the rest of NAIAS 2013: Volkswagen Debuts Its Crossblue Plugin Hybrid Concept SUV Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 NAIAS, Crossblue Concept, [...] Read »
The MP Quinta da Baronese by Arthur Casas Studio
Monday, Monday
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New Government Report Shows the Impact of Global Warming is Already Here
The impact of global warming is impossible to miss: from super storms to super droughts, there is hardly any area untouched by climate change. Globally, the average temperature has risen by 1.5 [...] Read »
Guests Could Soon Check in at Brooklyn’s Hotel Bossert
The Italian Renaissance Revival-style Hotel Bossert, once one of the swankiest hotels in Brooklyn, will soon be welcoming guests once again. Two developers, David Bistricer and Joseph Chetrit [...] Read »
Carved Marble Pavers
Squaring | Movable Bookshelf by Sehoon Lee
Sound Cylinder | for iPad & MacBook
OD-11, the world’s first Cloud Speaker
Reading lamp by Álvaro Pérez
Unveiled> Engel & Volkers Headquarters
Richard Meier & Partners mixed-use building was selected in an international competition topping submissions by Foster + Partners and Zaha Hadid Architects. The challenge, Bernhard Karpf, associate [...] Read »
Float Over New York City at Dusk
Aerial footage from Melisa Dunbar captures Manhattan's skyline at magic hour, just as lights come on and commuters flood the avenues. The gyro-stabilized camera, an Arri Alexa, creates the impression [...] Read »
Photographer Comes Face to Face With a Hungry Polar Bear
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Read the rest of NAIAS 2013 TEST DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell Hydrogen Car Rocks It E-Style Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 NAIAS, detroit [...] Read »
POD Hotel in Camps Bay by Greg Wright Architects
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2014 Cadillac ELR Extended Range EV to Debut Today at Detroit Auto Show
Cadillac is unveiling its version of the Chevy Volt today at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, the 2014 Cadillac ELR. The Cadillac ELR draws its inspiration from the Cadillac Converj concept that was [...] Read »
VillaWitte #1
I'd like to end my recent hiatus from blog posts by discussing a hinted-at project that consumed a good amount of my time for a couple of months this summer. It's the dream house I will build [...] Read »
2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards - Regional & Urban Design
The American Institute of Architects today selected the 2013 recipients of the Institute Honor Awards, recognizing works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban [...] Read »
NDA by no.555 Architectural Design Office Team
Cricke Custom Bamboo Skim Boards
Radius | Minimalist iPhone Case
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New Research Shows that Graphene Oxide Can Easily Clean Toxins from Radioactive Water
Photo via Shutterstock When it comes to cleaning up radioactive materials after a spill, scientists need to get pretty creative. From robots to bacteria, anything that will remove dangerous radiation [...] Read »
from Curbed
Artistry: See Venice in Paris and Other Divine Rehashed Architecture
Photo via My Modern Met It's official: architecture is now the morphable, mutable subject of choice for surrealist photographers. While Filip Dujardin manipulates images to build structures of [...] Read »
Hanon x Adidas Consortum CNTR
Technology
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Read the rest of EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS: HWKN and Wendy Make Their Debut Splash Abroad in Abu Dhabi Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: abu dhabi, abu dhabi sustainability week, air-scrubbing [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Destino: Bob Lutz Unveils Fisker Karma with Gas-Chugging 698 Horsepower ZR1 Engine in Detroit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: chevrolet LS9 engine, Corvette [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Solar-Powered ZCB is the First Zero Carbon Building in Hong Kong Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", china, eco design, green architecture, [...] Read »
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Solar Decathlon Teams Visit Orange County, California in Preparation for 2013 Competition
Sunny Southern California is set to break out the photovoltaic panels as the U.S. Department of Energy prepares to host the 2013 Solar Decathlon in Orange County, CA. This marks the first time [...] Read »
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Jamie Wolfond’s Recycled Plastic Frumpy Chair Takes on a Familiar Gumby-like Aesthetic
Jamie Wolfonds Frumpy Chairs are one-of-a-kind seats molded using recycled plastic waste. To make each chair, Jamie pours plastic regrind (ground up rejects of failed injection-molded parts) [...] Read »
123 Light by Federico Floriani
BLOOM Solar Lamp by Rob Slewe