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Iwan Baan: The Way We Live
[ February 20, 2013 18:00 to April 13, 2013 18:00. ] Iwan Baan& s name may ring a bell for all those following Hurricane Sandys devastation across New York City and New Jerseys coast.  The [...] Read »
Zhengzhou Greenland Plaza / Skidmore Owings & Merrill
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Glass Farm  by MVRDV
This shop and office complex by Dutch architects MVRDV is disguised as an old farmhouse, but its walls and roof are actually made from glass. (more...) Read »
St. James Market Developement Proposal Granted Planning Permission / Make Architects
Make Architects& was just granted planning permission by the Crown Estate for the £450million St. James Market development plan located in the heart of Westminster, UK. Also given the go ahead [...] Read »
Kavouri Residences / Kokkinou-Kourkoulas Architects
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The Indicator: On a Clear Day You can Almost See Beijing
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Treehouses Bebelallee / blauraum
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Call for Papers: Studio Issue #4 TRANSFORMATION
STUDIO architecture and urbanism magazine is currently accepting proposals for our forthcoming issue TRANSFORMATION. This issue aims to investigate which were, are, and will be the dynamics and [...] Read »
Flashback: New Synagogue Dresden / Wandel Hoefer Lorch + Hirsch
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Excrescent Utopia  by Milo Ayden De Luca
Parasitic dwellings for homeless people would cling to the sides of lamp posts in this concept by British architecture graduate Milo Ayden De Luca (+ slideshow + movie). (more...) Read »
Trump Towers Proposal / Aflalo & Gasperini Arquitetos
Designed by Aflalo & Gasperini Arquitetos& , the Trump Towers is an innovative project that will contribute to the development of the port area of Rio de Janeiro, the future home of the 2016 [...] Read »
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Bridge House  by 123DV
The lower floor of this long narrow house by Dutch studio 123DV is mostly buried beneath two grassy mounds (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Whitney Studio / LOT-EK Architecture & Design
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Cahier d’Exercices / Saucier + Perrotte Architectes
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TEX-FAB 4 APPLIED Research Through Fabrication Conference
[ February 28, 2013 0:00 to March 3, 2013 0:00. ] Going back to where it all started, TEX-FAB& will be holding their Parametric Design and Digital Fabrication Conference at the University of [...] Read »
Crystal Bridges Museum Store / Marlon Blackwell Architect
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Poona House / Rajiv Saini
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Villa S2 / MARC architects
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The Menil Collection selected to receive AIA Twenty-five Year Award
The Menil Collection Houston, designed by architect  Renzo Piano& , has been selected for the 2013 AIA Twenty-five Year Award. Recognizing architectural design of enduring significance, the [...] Read »
Bridge House / 123DV
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Superkilen masterplan designed by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex Honored by AIA
At almost a mile long Superkilen wedges through one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighborhoods in Denmark creating a truly unique urban space with a strong identity [...] Read »
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The BEEBOX Mobile Office Pod Creates an Instant Co-Working Space Anywhere
Read the rest of The BEEBOX Mobile Office Pod Creates an Instant Co-Working Space Anywhere Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amsterdam, beebox, beehive, co-working, co-working [...] Read »
7 Units Housing Building / Metaform Architecture
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Steven Holl Architects complete Sun-shaped Micro-City in Chengdu
Four years after breaking ground,  Steven Holl Architects&  have completed the Sliced Porosity Block in the heart of Chengdu, China. Rather than being designed as object-icon skyscrapers, [...] Read »
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Meme Meadows Experimental House  by Kengo Kuma and Associates
This translucent cabin by architects Kengo Kuma and Associates is an experimental house in Hokkaidō, Japan, designed to test the limits of architecture in cold climates (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Miscellaneous
Another Announcement at Brooklyn Bridge Park: Rock Climbing Wall Could Rise Under the Manhattan Bridge
It seems as if a day can’t go by without a new announcement from Brooklyn Bridge Park. The Brooklyn Paper reported Tuesday that park planners are pushing for a free bouldering wall to be built [...] Read »
Concrete Pool Table by James DeWulf
Malator Home in Wales by ALA UK
Burberry's Architectural Appliqué
The latest addition to Chicago's Magnificent Mile has polarized the city's architecture critics. Cheryl Kent—Blair Kamin's stand-in at the Chicago Tribune while he takes in all Cambridge, MA, [...] Read »
Wenger SeaForce Waterproof Watch
Jelly Fish Lamps | Roxy Russel Design
Creative Valentine’s Day Advertisements
Pistachio serving bowls | OTOTO Design
HOMELAND as 12 Vintage Album Covers
New LED Lighting Styles Launched by Barn Light Electric
Barn Light Electric has announced its launch a a new line of lighting fixtures that utilize innovative LED technology from Cree, Inc., an innovator in LED lighting. Barn Light is combining its [...] Read »
Blogging dogged eared thoughts  some loose, coincidental noticings that deserve recording& Im looking forward to seeing some of Hadids work further iterated in the future by the algorithms [...] Read »
Glenn Beck unveils his plans for Crazy Town, USA (actually "Independence, USA")
The main purpose of this community would be to isolate its residents from the propaganda that Beck believes Americans are exposed to in their current society, as well as provide them with freedom [...] Read »
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The NanoLight Touts Itself as the World’s Most Efficient LED Light Bulb
When trying to squeeze every last penny out of your utilities, picking the right light bulb could go a long way towards reducing your bills. LED bulbs have exploded in popularity due to their [...] Read »
Renzo Piano’s Menil Collection Wins AIA Twenty-Five Year Award
The Menil Collection in Houston, Texas, has been honored with the 2013 AIA Twenty-Five Year Award. Renzo Piano designed the museum to house Dominique de Menil’s impressive collection of primitive [...] Read »
Copenhagen’s Superkilen Urban Park by BIG + Topotek1 + Superflex
Earlier this week, we published the winners of the 2013 AIA Institute Honor Awards with eight projects from around the world being recognized in the category "Regional and Urban Design." One [...] Read »
Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world's leading questionnaire tool. Read »
Miscellaneous
Wellness Citygarden by Centric Design Group
Ford Atlas Concept
2161m Ski Bar in Austria
2015 Acura NSX Concept Car
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro Headphone
Beautiful Amsterdam Home | Bloem en Lemstra Architects
Trendy Swedish flat on the island of Lilla Essingen
Liza Quinones graduate collection
Apartment in the Old Town of La Coruña
Table in Wonderland by FABRICA
Design is a process…
...simply having the idea is not enough. Crafting a beautiful solution is not enough. Doing a dramatic presentation is not enough. Convincing all your peers is not enough Read »
Renzo Piano’s Menil Collection Wins the 2013 AIA Twenty-five Year Award
The AIA today selected the Menil Collection Houston, designed by Renzo Piano, to receive the 2013 AIA Twenty-five Year Award. Read »
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Read the rest of Seven Sizzling Hybrid and Electric Cars from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, Acura, Acura NSX Concept, cadillac, [...] Read »
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Method Homes’ Cottage Series Brings a Classic Style to Sustainable Prefab Homes
The Cottage Series is a line of traditionally-inspired prefab bungalows by Studio 29 Architecture and Method Homes. Classic in style and efficient by design, the series is designed for adaptability [...] Read »
Big Plans Rolled Out for MassDOT Transportation Improvements
Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary Richard Davey announced plans for expanding and maintaining the states transportation system on Monday. The improvements outlined in the [...] Read »
Operation Deep Sleep: or, dormant robots at the bottom of the sea
[Image: An otherwise unrelated photo of lift bags being used in underwater archaeology; via NOAA ]. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA , is hoping to implement a global infrastructure [...] Read »
Bayside House by Grzywinski+Pons
Exquisite Studio Extension
Classic Chairs
Balls of Steel Whisky Coolers | Matthew Geddie
VW PASSAT S Design by Marin Myftiu
Mary Iverson’s Shipping Container Paintings
Newport Beach House with Gorgeous Ocean Views
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REVIEW: We Try Out Hushamok’s Gorgeous and Eco-Friendly Baby Hammock
Inhabitots editor-in-chief, Jill Fehrenbacher, had a chance to give Hushamoks gorgeous baby hammock a try with her sweet six-week-old newborn baby. The hammock comes complete with an elegant [...] Read »
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Japan To Build World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Near Fukushima
Photo via Shutterstock Japans Agency for Natural Resources and Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm near Fukushima as part of plans to reconstruct the [...] Read »
Photographer Explores Fear of Falling
How Patterns In Design Can Make For Better Spaces
Patterns in design are important when it comes to architecture. In fact, they can help an architecture to meet many needs at once because patterns speak multiple languages. Patterns in design [...] Read »
Shanghai Wuzhou International Plaza by SDA & Shenzhen General Architectural Design Institute
The entry "Urban Canyon" by the design consortium of Synthesis Design + Architecture and Shenzhen General Architectural Design Institute has recently been awarded first place in the invited international [...] Read »
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On the Market: Five Works by Starchitect Richard Meier, Now On the Market
Click here to view the full photogallery. The prolific minimalist Richard Meier is now one of the world's most famous architects, with a reputation that has drawn marquee commissions from developers [...] Read »
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US Set to Surpass Saudi Arabia as World’s Top Oil Producer by 2017
Photo via Shutterstock Oil exploration, production and transportation in the United States may suffer from endemic failures in technology, regulation and common sense, but that doesnt appear [...] Read »
Assemblage wins $1bn Iraqi parliament building comeptition, while organizers continue discussions with 3rd place winner Hadid
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The Bullitt Centre: A Green American Icon
A brand new green building project is set to become one of the worlds most sustainable commercial office builds not for the new and innovative technology it has implemented but for the unique [...] Read »
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Sycamore House by Kovac Architects
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Solar Ship Receives Grant to Build Emissions-Free Airship to Deliver Supplies to Disaster Areas
In 2011 we wrote about Solar Ship, a helium zero-emissions cargo plane that is capable of delivering much-needed goods to people in remote areas where vehicles simply cannot reach. Today, Solar [...] Read »
Mojito shoe by Julian Hakes
Star Wars Typography Prints | Pete Ware
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UC Riverside Researcher Uses Snail Teeth as Inspiration for More Efficient Solar Cells
A recent study conducted at the University of California has shown how teeth-growing techniques of marine snails can be applied to the solar industry, helping to create improved solar cells and [...] Read »
Xtra Moenia by SOFTlab
Zumthor Ferienhäuser Timber Holiday Houses in Switzerland
Illustrations by Joe Murtagh
Villa on the Cap Ferrat, Côte d’Azur
Ready Made Curtain | Kvadrat
Design is a process…
...simply having the idea is not enough. Crafting a beautiful solution is not enough. Doing a dramatic presentation is not enough. Convincing all your peers is not enough Read »
We talk about utopias
But the insights of the maturing sciences of nature and human natureof evolution and ecology and how human biology interacts with an environmentare only beginning to be applied systematically [...] Read »
Thursday> Ed Potakar’s Art and Music in New York
Stop by New Yorks John Houshmand Showroom on Thursday, January 17 from 6:00 to 9:00p.m. to take in some art and music, part of the Soundwall exhibition. Ed Potakars sound sculptures, audio [...] Read »
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Read the rest of NAIAS 2013: Chinese Automaker Guangzhou Shows Off Three Green Electric and Hybrid Models in Detroit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2013 Detroit Auto Show, 2013 [...] Read »
Inside Adobe's New Silicon Slope Headquarters
The location in the south suburbs of Salt Lake City is an up-and-coming region for tech business sometimes called "Silicon Slope." Adobe's new campus will operate as the company's digital marketing [...] Read »
60-Story Twin Towers by SOM Break Ground in Manhattan
With todays groundbreaking, were taking a major step forward in the transformation and rebirth of the Far West Side of Manhattan, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said from the podium at the corner [...] Read »
Technology
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Rising Sea Levels Threaten to Drown Some of the World’s Most-Loved Beaches
As sea levels rise, beaches are the first things to go as waters engulf the lowest-lying land. But a recent study by Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies, indicates that beaches naturally [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Singapores Gardens by the Bay Feature the Worlds Largest Climate-Controlled Greenhouses Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", climate [...] Read »
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Fishing Practices to Blame for Destruction of Madacascar’s Grand Toliara Reef
Climate change has led to the deterioration of the world’s coral reefs, but the decline of Madagascars Grand Recif of Toliara was brought about by old-fashioned trampling. An influx of seaside [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Antony Gibbons Inhabit Treehouse Lets You Sleep High Up in the Trees Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Antony Gibbon, Antony Gibbon Designs, cedar cladding, Daylighting, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of PHOTOS: Siemens LEED Platinum Headquarters at Masdar City Nears Completion Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", "leed", abu dhabi, Ólafur Ragnar [...] Read »
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Bicimetro Eco Bahn: Elevated Bike Tunnels Let Cyclists Soar Above Congested City Traffic
Dominican designer Richard Moreta Castillo has proposed an innovative solution for cyclists stuck in congested cities packed with cars  a 10 kilometer elevated bike path that lets bike riders [...] Read »
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Infographic: Study Shows World’s Oldest Trees Are Dying Off Rapidly
The worlds oldest trees are dying off at an alarming rate, according to recent study by Australian National University professor David Lindenmayer. Research conducted on some of the worlds [...] Read »
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Kickstarter’s New Headquarters Will Boast a Green Roof Atop an Old Pencil Factory
Kickstarter projects help the world become a better place through thoughtful design, and it looks like their new headquarters will follow that philosophy as well. Located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, [...] Read »
Opinions
Filip Dujardin’s architectural “fictions,” as he calls them, are a typology unto themselves. Stitched together from photographs of conventional buildings,... Read »