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Zaha Hadid Receives Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership
Zaha Hadid s success has been highlighted by yet another award. The Iraqi-born, world-renowned architect was honored with the Aenne Burda Award for Creative Leadership & yesterday, January [...] Read »
Golden Crust Bakery / Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
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Rock Stadium Proposal / MZ Architects
Inspired by the desert landscape, the design of Rock Stadium by MZ Architects& celebrates the game it hosts as much as it celebrates the site in which it lays. Sunken 200,000sqm into the cooler [...] Read »
5 Pearls of Wisdom for Architecture Grads, by Phil Bernstein
Phil Bernstein is  a Vice President at Autodesk and teaches at Yale (see our interview with him  here). This post, originally published in 2011 on his blog as Winter Commencement,  o ffers [...] Read »
Maison D / Emmanuelle Weiss
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National Mall / CLOG
Nearly a million people crowded the National Mall yesterday to witness the second swearing-in of President Barack Obama. The Mall was transformed  from the oft-trampled, dusty track of land [...] Read »
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New course fast-tracks architectural  education in USA
News: the University of Minnesota has launched a new programme that will halve the time it takes for students to gain a licence to practise architecture in the United States. (more...) Read »
Forte Nanshan / SPARK
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Becoming a WDC (World Design Capital)
Entering their fifth cycle of the WDC (World Design Capital) initiative, Icsid (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) is currently calling for submissions of applications for [...] Read »
AM House / Drucker Arquitetura
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Top ten tallest skyscrapers  completing in 2013
As 2013 gets underway, here's a look at the ten tallest skyscrapers set to complete around the globe this year (+ interactive image). (more...) Read »
WAZ Media Office Headquarters Winning Proposal / AllesWirdGut
Austrian architectural office AllesWirdGut& were recently commissioned to build the corporate headquarters of the international WAZ Media Group at their corporate home base in Essen, Germany. [...] Read »
Glass Farm / MVRDV
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Clarion Hotel Post / Semrén & Månsson
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modeLab Dynamic Behaviors in Processing Webinar
[ January 25, 2013; 14:00 to 16:30. ] modeLabs upcoming webinar, Dynamic Behaviors in Processing, focuses on developing rich and responsive behaviors from scratch – think of bouncing balls, [...] Read »
Dante Alighieri School Expansion / LTFB Studio
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Tuunich Kanab / Seijo Peon Arquitectos
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Thermopyles / SOA Architectes
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LEGO® Architecture Landmark Series: The Imperial Hotel
LEGO® aficionados, the wait is over. LEGO® has announced the details of their first edition to the 2013 Architecture series! Who better to kick off the new year than LEGO® Architecture [...] Read »
Buyaka / Uras X Dilekci
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AD Recommends: Best of the Week
Five great projects from last week that you must check out! The main image belongs to an eco-turism project in India, is the Hut-to-Hut by Rintala Eggertsson Architects. Dont miss the most visited [...] Read »
X House / Cadaval & Solà-Morales
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Miscellaneous
Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Generator
Igloo Fireplace by EcoSmart
Cape May Shore House by Ed Barnhart, AIA. (AxD)
ALEAF by Michele Franzina and Venezia Homedesign
Shift Loft in San Francisco | Aidlin Darling Design
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The DOE and NREL Team Up on 3 Projects to Improve Battery Life for Electric Vehicles
Photo via Shutterstock Regardless of how you generate the electricity you need to power your electric vehicle, the car needs an efficient and cost-effective way of storing the energy. The Department [...] Read »
Using Design Science to Make Your Architecture Better (Video)
Scientific findings about how environments impact occupant behavior, thought, or emotion are important for designers to incorporate into their creations. This video walks you through two such [...] Read »
Le Corbusier's Ecology: What Modern Architecture Teaches Us About Green Design
The modernists were attempting to make architecture for a class of people who were not necessarily privileged to the architectural product... thats very relevant for our times, because once [...] Read »
Goodbye Monopol
Climate Change and Public Works
We seem to have lost the political capacity to grapple with the big picture, the long range, the global scale. To a degree we've even lost the vocabulary. In design circles it's as if the perceived [...] Read »
Cute Handmade German cars by FORMFREUD
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UK Marine Biological Association Finds a Third of All Fish in UK Waters Suffer From Plastic Contamination
A joint report by Plymouth University and the UK Marine Biological Association has revealed that a third of fish collected off the coast of Plymouth, UK were found to contain traces of plastic. [...] Read »
Bristol's architect mayor wants the city to be a 'laboratory for change'
"I'm going to be intolerant of bad architecture," he says, describing how the former head of planning was a highways engineer who "let anything and everything through  including office blocks [...] Read »
Minneapolis’ Embattled Peavey Plaza Lands on National Register
Peavey Plaza, downtown Minneapolis’ celebrated modernist square completed in 1975, fell into disrepair—two of its three iconic fountains are no longer operational, and its sunken “garden [...] Read »
Miscellaneous
Sgambello stool by Mirco Fragomena
LEGO Hotel in California
Custom BMW K75 | Moto Sumisura
Aura Nightclub by bluarch architecture + interiors + light
Light Up Memo Note Timer Pins by Kim Sung Min
Monkey Adopts a Kitten in the Forests of Bali, Indonesia
Fab Finds
In an age when there are a million online shops and flash sale sites, I love that Fab is a fabulous destination for one stop shopping. They have vintage and new products for men, women, children, [...] Read »
Editor's Picks #299
The New York Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 announced CODA (Caroline ODonnell of Ithaca, New York) as the winner of the annual Young Architects Program (YAP) in New York...Donna Sink shared [...] Read »
Bang & Olufsen’s BeoPlay A9
Ruth Lilly Visitors Pavilion | The BUILD Blog
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Read the rest of Tommie Wilhelmsens Remote Trekronekabin is a Dramatic Intervention in the Nordic Landscape Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Eco Architecture, [...] Read »
Julie Sanford Designs
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The Amphibious House
BACA Architects have just gained planning permission for building an Amphibious House. An amphibious house is a building that rests on the ground on fixed foundations but, whenever a flood occurs, [...] Read »
Dome, Sweet Dome: Artist Knits a Hat For Rem Koolhaas
We’ve always known that Rem Koolhaas has a special relationship with textiles and those who make them. But watch out Petra Blaisse, someone else may be hoping to knit his way into Rem’s heart. [...] Read »
Abandoned Power Plant on the Hudson River to Become Hotel, Convention Center
It has been nearly five decades since the Glenwood Power Plant in Yonkers, New York closed its doors, but developer Ron Shemesh has plans to transform this four-building complex on the Hudson [...] Read »
Illustrations by Eric Petersen
Proposed Development Threatens Historic Palisades Views
The Cloisters museum and gardens, the Metropolitan Museums outpost for Medieval architecture and art in northern Manhattan, faces the tree-lined cliffs of the Palisades across the Hudson River [...] Read »
Ágora House by VIC Projects
Beautiful Melbourne Home by James Dawson
Minimalist Apartment by ArhitekturaBudjevac
Dutch Architect to Build World’s First 3D Printed Building
Motion Detecting BugPlug Powers Off Gadgets to Save Electricity
Many of our home devices are wasting electricity when they are consuming power in standby mode.  Some of these gadgets don’t even have an on/off switch and you have to unplug it or connect [...] Read »
Bracelets shaped like cathedrals and necklaces modeled on aqueducts
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FutureBrand created a new Logo for American Airlines
DawnTown Miami Unveils Winner of its First Design/Build Competition
DawnTown, well known for its annual design ideas competitions for Miami, has announced the winner of its inaugural Design/Build competition. Over 110 submissions competed to design a low cost, [...] Read »
Smart Blu-ray Disc Players by Sony
Detroit’s Belle Isle Could Become a State Park, Save City Millions
The Detroit Free-Press is reporting Belle Isle could become a state park. A public hearing is expected Thursday, and city council could vote on the plan as soon as January 29. Belle Isle is a [...] Read »
Winners of Transiting Cities - Low Carbon Futures Competition
A few days ago, we published one of the finalist entries of the international design ideas competition, Transiting Cities - Low Carbon Futures. The competition was open [...] to develop innovative [...] Read »
2012 and Obama: More of the Same
With the second inauguration of Barack Obama as President of the United States, we also breathe a guarded sign of relief. The eight years of Republican rule at the start of the millennium were [...] Read »
Technology
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Read the rest of C.F. Møller Wins Competition With Eco Student Residence at SDU in Odense Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", C.F. Møller, cf moller, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Carne Griffiths Ethereal Portraits are Made From Coffee, Tea and Booze Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Carne Griffiths, Coates & Scarry, Coffee Art, eco design, [...] Read »
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China is renowned for its soaring developments, and among the most fascinating is the Tianjin Ecocity, an urban regeneration which is rising from a reclaimed salt pan and once heavily polluted [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Das Haus: Green Design From California and Japan Merge in this Striking House of the Future Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", California modernist [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Electric Zerotracer Motorbike Goes Around the World in 80 Days for Just $400! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: abu dhabi, Around the world in 80 days, Brusa, [...] Read »
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One to One Explores How Local Tradition Can Find a Place in Modern Sustainable Architecture
One to One was the largest work at the International Exhibition at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. A full-scale rebuild of part of Anupama Kundoo’s Wall House, it extended Dr. Kundoo’s [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Samuel Bernier Designs 3D Printed Lampshades That Cost Just $5 a Pop Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 3D printed lampshade, 3D printing, eco design, green design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Sole Technologys New European Headquarters Expands Upon Sustainability Commitment Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Altamont, eco [...] Read »
Soft shadows 2013
Gili Lankanfushi Resort in Maldives
Graphic Lamp Collection | Your Name-Or Number-In Lights.
Colorful and Elegant Apartment in Poland | Michel Design
The Easter Island Heads Have Bodies!
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Fish Caught Near Fukushima Shows Record Levels of Radiation
A fish caught in the waters near Fukushima Daiichis main reactor on Friday had over 2.5 times the legal limit of radioactivity for human consumption. Caught by the Tokyo Electric Power Company [...] Read »
Monday, Monday
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Industry City Distillery's Premium Vodka No 3
CODA wins the MoMA PS1 Young Architects Program 2013
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President Obama’s 2013 Inaugural Address is Vague on Climate Change Agenda
Presidential inauguration speeches are tricky as they provide a relatively short amount of time to outline the POTUS vision for the next four years, whilst paying lip service to the current [...] Read »
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Phase 1 of The Wharf Underway in DC; Perkins Eastman Leads as Master Planner
Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, the master developer of the 3.2 million square foot Southwest Waterfront project (The Wharf), announced today the approval of its Phase 1 Planned Unit Development [...] Read »
The Raw Design Movement for Interior Design
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Renzo Piano: "The Shard será un sensor de Londres": Video desde la planta 68 con las mejores vistas sobre Londres
Renzo Piano: ‘The best things in life are always a little dangerous.’ Photograph: Sebastien Bozon/AFP Próximo a la inauguración al publico el próximo 1 de febrero Renzo Piano [...] Read »
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The Nature Trail—an LED wallpaper installation at the Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London—is designed to reduce the stress... Read »