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Galaxay Mall / tvsdesign
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[ February 7, 2013 0:00 to February 10, 2013 0:00. ] Taking place February 7-10, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture, Ohio State University Knowlton School of Architecture, [...] Read »
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Casa K in São Paulo  by Studio Arthur Casas
Brazilian firm Studio Arthur Casas has clothed a family house in São Paulo in a shimmering layer of perforated golden metal. (more...) Read »
Why The Recession Was Long Over-Due
Yesterday, we   featured an article  by Yale faculty member and AutoDesk Vice President, Phil Bernstein, about the increasing opportunities for architecture students graduating in 2013. Today,  [...] Read »
As burial field / Karres en Brands
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Architectural Design: Human Experience and Place – Sustaining Identity
Human Experience and Place: Sustaining Identity is the latest title in the successful and prestigious Architectural Design (AD) series. Officially launched at the Sustaining Identity Symposium [...] Read »
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MoMA announces major  Le Corbusier retrospective
News:  a major retrospective of the work of celebrated architect Le Corbusier is to open at the Museum of Modern Art in New York this June. (more...) Read »
Alberto Campo Baeza Awarded Heinrich Tessenow Gold Medal 2012
Following in the footsteps of Pritzker-Prize laureates Eduardo Souto de Moura and Peter Zumpthor, the distinguished Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza has just been awarded the Heinrich [...] Read »
CORMAC Residence / Laidlaw Schultz Architects
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‘White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes’ Exhibition
[ February 14, 2013 0:00 to May 4, 2013 0:00. ] Opening February 14, and on view until May 4, Yale School of Architectures White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes exhibition will examine [...] Read »
L House / Florian Busch Architects
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South Chase housing by  Alison Brooks Architects
London firm Alison Brooks Architects used dark-stained timber and sloping rooftops to reinterpret the rural architecture of Essex for this suburban housing development (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
Beijing Agriculture University Library Winning Proposal / Tongji Architectural Design and Research Institute
The competition winning proposal for the Beijing Agriculture University Library is a successful addition to the existing campus. Designed by Tongji Architectural Design and Research Institute& [...] Read »
AA Istanbul Visiting School 2013: Vertical Interventions
[ April 4, 2013 to April 12, 2013. ] In its third year, the AA Istanbul Visiting School, Vertical Interventions, in collaboration with Istanbul Technical University, will continue to rediscover [...] Read »
Sam’s Creek / Bates Masi Architects
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Martin Barry: Collaborative Ideas for More Livable Cities Lecture
[ February 7, 2013; 18:30 to 20:00. ] Martin Barry, founder and director of reSITE in Prague and associate at W Architecture and Landscape Architecture in New York, will give an evening lecture [...] Read »
House M / Fritz + Fritz Arquitectos
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Macrocel / Seijo Peón Arquitectos
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Passive Kindergarten Oostduinkerke / BURO II + ARCHI+I
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Steven Holl Architects to design Kennedy Center Expansion
Steven Holl Architects&  have been selected to design a new, 60,000 square foot addition to the prestigious John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. The $100 million [...] Read »
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Confederation of Employers of Albacete  headquarters by Cor & Asociados
A perforated plastic skin casts spotty shadow patterns onto the facade of this office building in Albacete, Spain, by Cor & Asociados (+ slideshow). (more...) Read »
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Read the rest of The Cultured Landscape Sets Out a Strategy for Sustainable Transformation of an Australian Brownfield Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Sure Architectures Perforated Yinchuan Exhibition Center Reflects Islamic Architecture in Northwest China Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: arabic axis, chinese [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Construction Begins on Moscows Green-Roofed, Geometric Kuntsevo Plaza Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Daylighting, eco design, green [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Ferrer Arquitectos PITA & Tecnova Buildings Promote Sustainable Business in Almeria, Spain Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", almeria, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Haus am Steinberg is a Charming Wedge-Shaped Addition to a Historic Wine Cellar in Austria Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: agriculture, Austria, Contemporary [...] Read »
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Read the rest of House H: Y Beams, Hanging Floors and Irregular Cutouts Transform a Tiny Japanese Home Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Chiba Prefecture, Daylighting, eco design, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Econtainer Recycled Shipping Container Bridge to Provide Gateway to Tel-Aviv’s Ariel Sharon National Park Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Architecture, Ariel [...] Read »
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Old Made Creative’s Versatile Pop-Up Display Is 100% Recycled and Recyclable
Australias Old Made Creative recently launched ‘Emerge’, a new pop-up display and screen that is made entirely from recycled materials and 100% recyclable after use. Inspired by the relationship [...] Read »
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OYD Design’s Flatpack FL Inout Chair is Made From Recycled Wood Waste
OYD Designs FL Inout Chair is a flatpack lounge chair designed to offer comfort, ease of use and aesthetics while minimizing material use. The chair is made from polyester web and it features [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Cute Organic Bakery in Amsterdam Boasts Recycled Shipping Pallets Interior Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: "green furniture", Amsterdam, ana lisa alperovich, [...] Read »
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Read the rest of Foster + Partners Completes First Project in South America: Climate-Friendly Faena Aleph Apartments Permalink | Add to | digg Post tags: Argentina, climate, Daylighting, [...] Read »
The New Four Seasons Hotel in Guangzhou, China
In Renderings for a Library Landmark, Stacks of Questions, Still
The value of an institution isnt measured in public square feet. But its value can be devalued by bad architecture...The designs have all the elegance and distinction of a suburban mall. I was [...] Read »
After 10 years, Albina Fuel site makes way for Grant Park Village
Rendering of Grant Park Village from west (courtesy LRS/Runberg) By FRED LEESON No five-acre tract in Portland likely has undergone more development scrutiny, planning and neighborhood tooth-gnashing [...] Read »
Vivienda de Invierno entre los Pinos by José Manuel Peinado
elemental | Large Wasp Waist Stockman
Mini Clubman Bond Street
The Leavitt Residence in Chicago | Miller Hull Partnership
Chic in LA: Nathan Turner Design
I missed seeing interior designer Nathan Turner 's new store when I was in Los Angeles last year so it was at the top of my list this trip.  As I mentioned, it was even more special because [...] Read »
” Motion In Air 2 ” by Mike Campau and Tim Tadder
The Unique Luxury Experience: Villa in Cap Ferrat
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Yoga studio \ SHKS Architects
This is a whimsical yoga studio by SHKS Architects. The project is carefully sited in a grove of Douglas Fir and provides a quiet place for exercise and contemplation. The building is set above [...] Read »
The JFK Center for the Performing Arts announces an expansion project to be designed by Steven Holl Architects
Steven Holl Architects was unanimously selected by the Kennedy Center board of trustees to design the project. Mr. Holl remarked, "It is a great honor to design the extension to the Kennedy Center, [...] Read »
Stainless Steel Countertop | Four Seasons Metals
Soapstone Countertop | Artisan Group
Lunch Box Made From a Nintendo Console
Jewels, Art, and Collectibles Debut in Palm Beach
"Les Classiques" Wooden Handlebars | F&Y
A Lot Like Yesterday, A Lot Like Never
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The Edgemoor Residence by David Jameson Architect
Secret Hero Life by Greg Guillemin
Beer Barrel Bedroom
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China is Responsible for Almost Half of Global Coal Consumption
Photo via Shutterstock As over 30 million residents of Beijing experience record-breaking levels of hazardous smog, the U.S. Energy Information Agency’s latest report shows that China [...] Read »
Limited Edition Pentax Q10 Evangelion Model
Alessi | Beaver Pencil Sharpener
Illustrations by Vilmoncela
“The core purpose of a great lecturer is not primarily to transmit information… The real purpose of a lecture is to show the mind and heart of the lecturer at work, and to engage the minds [...] Read »
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Researchers Develop Safer Solid Electrolyte Lithium-Ion Batteries That Conduct Ions 1000 Times Faster
Most lithium-ion batteries rely on liquid electrolytes to conduct ions between a negatively charged anode and a positively charge cathode  however liquid electrolytes run into safety problems [...] Read »
Renzo Piano’s Brain Behavior Institute Breaks Ground at Columbia’s Manhattanville Campus
Construction of Columbia University’s 17-acre Manhattanville campus is now underway in northern Manhattan. The Wall Street Journal reported that work has already started on the foundation [...] Read »
Chic in LA: Avalon Hotel
When I visited Los Angeles last year, I stayed a big "too cool for school" hotel where I felt like no one cared who I was or how I was doing.  That's why on this trip, I decided to stay at the [...] Read »
Reviving Chicago’s 1893 Glory with Seven Ferris-ish Wheels
Chicago’s 1893 Ferris Wheel—the world’s first—inspired visitors at the World’s Columbian Exposition and helped establish the burgeoning city’s reputation for big dreams and hard work. [...] Read »
Rwanda | Mammoth Media
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Climate Change Blamed for Australia’s Recent Extreme Heat and Flooding
Australia is experiencing a series of extreme weather events this year; from fires to flooding and some seriously extreme heat, the country has been hit by one event after another. Experts are [...] Read »
Temporary Sand Drawings by Tony Plant
Villa with Aquarium by Centric Design Group
Taiwanese Interior by WCH Interior
Roof Gardens, Waterfront Parks & Small-Scale Manufacturing: Five Vie for Rudy Bruner Award
Among U.S. prizes for architecture and urban planning, the Rudy Bruner Award is unique in providing funds for programming and development of projects that support placemaking and social health. [...] Read »
Birch and Elm fall/winter 2013
Bye Bye Wind by Marco Marotto
Detachable Disposable Raincoat
The Man Ring | Titanium Utility Ring
Very Interesting Interior Design Trends for 2013
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BP to Pay $4 Billion, Plead Guilty to Manslaughter as Deepwater Horizon Settlement is Finalized
A federal judge has approved an agreement for BP PLC to plead guilty for manslaughter and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The oil [...] Read »
Hour of the Wolf: The Transformation the Pivot Point of Chicago
There is really nothing like this site in the world, certainly not in Chicago.  It's pivotal. It's central   It's waiting for its moment in history - architect Fred W. Clarke click images [...] Read »
Nature Inspired Radiators by Marco Pisati
Shoal Bay House Offers a Minimalist Retreat Along Hawkes Bay
This gorgeous, minimalist Shoal Bay House by Parsonson Architects is a modestly designed, attractive home that is the perfect spot to enjoy a weekend retreat with family or friends. It is located [...] Read »
Cork Floating Floor System | Capri Cork
Ba&Sh spring/summer 2013
Nico Camera Pack | by Chrome
How A Spanish City Went Boom, Then Bust
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Okum Desk by David Okum
Club “Printing House” by Nikita Zhilyakov
Editor's Picks #300
Orhan Ayyüce published parts 1 + 2 of a multi-part interview with George Brugmans (Executive Director of the IABR)...Thayer-D chimed in "This is an excellent example of how well intentioned [...] Read »
Cantilevered Home by Acha Zaballa Arquitectos
Contemporary Loft in Itaim | FGMF Arquitetos
Nike Flyknit Lunar1+
Iris van Herpen's Voltage Couture and Shoes for UN
Rack table by Anthony Guex
"Deconstructivist Architecture" at 25
It was 25 years ago this summer that the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) held the Deconstructivist Architecture exhibition, curated by Philip Johnson with Mark Wigley. The show featured drawings [...] Read »
Hoover Buildings by Frank Halmans
We often see our homes as sanctuaries from the outside world. We try to leave our problems at the door and just make our dwellings a neat and comfortable place. Dutch Artist Frank Halmans was [...] Read »
EVENT> Exploring The Connection Between Paris and Los Angeles
Starting Wednesday, January 30, LAs MAK Center and arts promoter ForYourArt will begin hosting Dialogues: Art/Archite cture, Paris/Los Angeles, a series of events bringing together architects [...] Read »
Detecting lost rooms with architectural antennae
[Image: "Constant time slices" reveal buildings buried in northwestern Argentina; image from, and courtesy of, the Journal of Archaeological Science , "Detecting and mapping buried buildings [...] Read »
Inspiring Engineering on The BUILD Blog
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Smog Continues to Blanket Beijing with Pollution Levels That Are Completely Off the Charts
Smog continues to cloak the city of Beijing with pollution levels that are off the charts. Officials warned residents not to leave their homes this week unless absolutely necessary as the toxic [...] Read »
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How the Super Bowl Causes a Drop in Household Energy Use
Photo via Shutterstock With the number of athletes and fans traveling to a gigantic stadium filled with bright lights, epic half-time shows, and enough confetti to carpet a billion hamster cages, [...] Read »
City & Urbanism
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Melbourne Water Encourages Australian Citizens to Build 10,000 Rain Gardens
Melbourne Water, a water supply company owned by the Victorian State Government, is encouraging Australian residents to create 10,000 rain gardens  and theyre already up to 7,804! A rain garden [...] Read »