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Campo Viejo Winery / Ignacio Quemada Arquitectos
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DawnTown Design/Build Competition Winner / Manuel Clavel-Rojo & Jacob Brillhart
Now in its fifth year, the DawnTown Design/Build competition announced that the international collaboration between Manuel Clavel-Rojo (Murcia, Spain) and Jacob Brillhart& (Miami, FL) has been [...] Read »
Vallpala Sports Centre / Vicente Salvador Arquitecto + Ignacio Vidal Arquitecto
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NACO and HOK Win Expansion Contract for Riyadh Airport
NACO , its Saudi Arabian branch SADECO, and global architect HOK& were just awarded the contract to design the expansion of King Khaled International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The [...] Read »
POD / Greg Wright Architects
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MIV Villa / Andrea Pelati Architecte
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Operalab Theatre Pavilion Competition Entry / UGO Architecture and Design
Confronted with an original form of the pyramid, the shape of the Operlab Theatre Pavilion proposal, designed by UGO Architecture and Design& , is the result of a consistent analysis of the building [...] Read »
NIC / n-lab architects
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OB Houses / Seijo Peon Arquitectos
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Operalab Theatre Pavilion Competition Entry / Studio Alfirevic
Designed by Studio Alfirevic& , their proposal for the Operalab Theatre Pavilion competition represents live theater, in which different performances and experiments take place in the field [...] Read »
Folkwang Library / Max Dudler
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Tianjin Ecocity Ecology and Planning Museums  by Steven Holl Architects
One building is the inverse of another at this pair of museums that architect Steven Holl has designed for a new city quarter of Tianjin, China. (more...) Read »
Adamsville Regional Health Center / Stanley Beaman & Sears
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Lucky Shophouse / CHANG Architects
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Architectural Photographer Balthazar Korab dies at 86
On January 15, 2013, illustrious architect and photographer  Balthazar Korab&  (1926-2013) lost his prolonged battle with Parkinson’s disease. Although he managed to keep a low profile throughout [...] Read »
School of Music and Arts / LTFB Studio
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12th and Alder / GBD Architects
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Proposals Unveiled for Kent State’s new Architecture College
Yesterday, the shortlisted teams for Kent State University’s new, $40 million College of Architecture and Environmental Design pitched their designs to the Kent community. From “simple [...] Read »
La Tallera / Frida Escobedo
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Miscellaneous
Starbucks New Tazo Tea Store and Ad Campaign
1046 Woodsman Coat
The 5 Best Travel Cameras of 2013
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Read the rest of Adventurous Couple Meanders Down the Pan-American Highway in a Solar-Powered 1967 VW Van Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: camper, Dangerz, Design, eco-friendly [...] Read »
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One Column House \ DiA Studio
One Column House is an extension and refurbishment for an existing small old summer house on the shores of a Patagonian lake in the South of Argentina. The conditions of the existing house lack [...] Read »
Brooks + Scarpa with KZF Design Studio release proposal for the new Interfaith Chapel at the University of North Florida
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Product> Tread on Gehry, Zaha, Tigerman, and Friends
ARZU STUDIO HOPE and live/work furniture company Coalesse have teamed up with six leading architects to design a series of bold rugs and also provide economic opportunities for Afghan women. [...] Read »
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JOCO Reusable Glass Cups are Designed for On the Go Coffee Addicts
Australias coffee culture is offering a sustainable solution that people anywhere in the world can employ. The Aussie founders of JOCO Cups created a travel cup that is designed for the perfect [...] Read »
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It's Not Easy Being Green: Step Inside an Airy Re-Invention of the American Row House
In It's Not Easy Being Green, Curbed pulls back the curtain on cutting-edge, environmentally friendly design, from urban passive houses to green tweaks on suburban living. Have a suggestion for [...] Read »
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Hecker Guthrie Transforms a Former Church into the Old Library Restaurant in Australia
Read the rest of Hecker Guthrie Transforms a Former Church into the Old Library Restaurant in Australia Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", converted [...] Read »
Paper Donut’s Optical Illusions
Paper Donut is the work of Alexis Facca, paper and set designer based in Brussels, Belgium. While Facca does a range of interesting and creative illustrations, I particularly like his optical [...] Read »
Inspiring and Colorful Home of Architect Eva Palao
Fashion Forward Open Plan House by Artenid
Sliced Porosity Block by Steven Holl Architects
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Soapaduct
A small piece of Roman infrastructure for your bathroom, that with miniaturized monumentality clears the underside of your soap of its suds, which -because the vaults underneath are arranged [...] Read »
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Canterburry 39 \ Sobrado + Ugalde
North of Mexico City, on uneven ground that only offers a few meters wide and 16 meters from the curb drop to the lowest point of the land is the home design Canterbury looking to take advantage [...] Read »
Developer Unveils New Plan for Grand Avenue, sans Gehry
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Beyond Pavilion Architecture
This year archimorph along with LINE will be teaching a workshop at the TEX-FAB 4.0 conference in Dallas Texas at the University of Texas (Arlington). The workshop is titled, Beyond Pavilion [...] Read »
Four teams unveil concepts in competition to design $40 million architecture school at KSU
From simple and functional to splendidly provocative, four proposals vying to become reality as Kent State University's new College of Architecture and Environmental Design were presented to [...] Read »
Philadelphia’s West Market Street To Get a Mixed-Use Facelift
West Market Street, a once seedy part of Philadelphia, is set to undergo a transformation in the near future. PlanPhilly reported that the Philadelphia City Planning Commission (PCPC) released [...] Read »
MVRDV Completes the Glass Farm
MVRDV just completed the Glass Farm, a multi-purpose building in the village square of Schijndel, the Netherlands. The exterior is printed glass with a collage of typical local farms; a monument [...] Read »
Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board
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Miscellaneous
Unforgettable Barn Conversion: Roxbury Barn
Villa Řitka by studio pha
Paule Ka in Palm Beach
It's freezing in New York right now and I would give anything to be in Palm Beach like Hilary Rhoda in the spring 2013 Paule Ka ads.  It was shot by Venetia Scott at the Southways estate and [...] Read »
Macro Reef Dwellers
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A Great Way to Break Ground
Digging through my blog's "pending" folder on my computer, I came across this rendering of the Parmly Billings Library in Billings, Montana, designed by Will Bruder Architects . The building [...] Read »
The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture, The Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, University of Kentucky College of Design, and University of Michigan Taubman [...] Read »
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America’s First Bookless Library Coming Soon to Texas
A new library is getting ready to open in Bexar County, Texas, but it wont look like a traditional library. The new library will be small, devoid of traditional paper books, and judging from [...] Read »
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New Report Shows Canada, the U.S. and Australia Come in Last in Sustainability Rankings
With images of vast forest lands and wild geese flying in the air, you would think that Canada is doing pretty well when it comes to environmental sustainability. Not so! It turns out that Canada [...] Read »
OMA Creates Prada’s Ideal House
The staging was called the Ideal House, and it was a fully furnished modern home, but one with an audience, a runway wrapped around it, and windows projected on the walls with scenes of the [...] Read »
John Johansen’s Mummers Theater May Not Be Doomed After All
There is some good news coming out of Oklahoma City where the effort to save the late John Johansens iconic 1970 Mummers Theater has taken a positive—if tentative step—towards preservation. [...] Read »
Wonderwall by SO?
SOFTWALKS, urban intervention by Cityofwalks
The Sanctuary at the Whidbey Institute | The BUILD Blog
Archipendium's 2013 Calendar: Going, Going, ...
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Roundhouse Garden Buildings Inspired by Yurts
Rotunda Living, a small home builder based in the United Kingdom, has designed some small, contemporary round houses inspired by natures shapes and elements. They look like the perfect backyard [...] Read »
Zaha Hadid discusses her current work with Michael Blackwood Productions taking the camera through her retrospective exhibition "Zaha Hadid has Arrived" at Vienna's MAK, a museum for design and [...] Read »
Architect aims to build ‘endless’ house using 3D printer
Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars from Universe Architecture in Amsterdam has designed a house that is not only created using a 3D printer, but also endless in its design. A visitor to the [...] Read »
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Artistry: Precarious Climbs: Surrealist Duo Gets Funky With Stairs
Photo via Architizer Swiss artist duo Lang/Baumann have a thing for stairs. Actually, they have a thing for creating vertigo-inducing and heart-stuttering climbs: steps mount the concrete façade [...] Read »
Half Dose #111: Papillon
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Two US Students Develop Affordable Ceramic Water Filtration System for Kenya
Two US students from Penn State University have developed an affordable ceramic water filtration system for Africa’s Sub-Saharan countries. The system is based on a design by the non-profit [...] Read »
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Did Removing Lead From Gasoline Cause Violent Crime to Plummet?
Research in recent years has uncovered a strong connection between reductions in lead pollution and the decline in violent crime in the U.S. Writing in Mother Jones this month, Kevin Drum discusses [...] Read »
Technology
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“Party Wall” Made of Skateboard Scraps Wins MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program Competition
Every year, New Yorkers look forward to MoMA PS12s Warm Up parties as a symbol of summer fun, and it looks like theyll be in for a treat once again. The Long Island City museum recently announced [...] Read »
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Pool Box: A Deluxe Backyard Pool Made From a Recycled Dumpster
New Orleans-based architect Stefan Beese dove headfirst into recycled design by converting a defunct dumpster into a pristine backyard pool! The Pool Box is made from a 222 x 72 steel refuse [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Rio de Janeiros Trump Towers Are Filled With Greenery on Every Floor Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 2016 Olympics, Alfalo and Gasperini, eco design, green [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Ellis Residence: A Stunning LEED Platinum Home on Bainbridge Island by Coates Design Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bainbridge island, Coates Design, Ellis [...] Read »
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Organovo’s Bioprinter Technology Could Lead to 3D Printed Human Organs
Organovo Holdings, a San Diego, CA-based manufacturer of 3-dimensional human tissues, recently announced a partnership with 3D-software company Autodesk Inc. to develop the first 3D design software [...] Read »
Opinions
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