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Revolutionary Opera Theater

This intense and dramatic concept for a Revolutionary Opera Theater in Vienna is the work of blogger and artist Tang Fei.  The flamboyant theater…

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Added by Springer on July 14, 2011 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Water Building Resort

Water Building Resort is a concept by…

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Added by Springer on July 13, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments

If We Didn't Have Buildings, We'd Still Have Architecture

I remember a professor of mine said once that "If we didn't have buildings, we'd still have Architecture!" I was much too young then to understand the breadth and gravity of her comment, but I have since reflected on it and try to envision a world with no…

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Added by Tyson on July 11, 2011 at 9:17pm — 1 Comment

The Glass Centre

The Glass Centre of the Flemish Centre for Modern Art sits in the heart of Lommel,…

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Added by Springer on July 11, 2011 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Sustainable Design Principles For Every Architect



In the construction industry of the 21st century , one of the most intriguing elements of design is Green Architecture. There is much ado the world over about building developments  that are green and sustainable.  The world we live in today calls for architects in the construction industry to be relevant to the issues that we are facing as regards our physical environment and our societies in general. Architects therefore…

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Added by Arch Samuel on July 11, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

WHATAMI

This brightly colored piece of landscape architecture is titled WHATAMI, and is designed by the Rome-based firm…

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Added by Springer on July 8, 2011 at 7:52pm — No Comments

Shelf-Pod

This is for all of you book-lovers out there!

The Shelf-Pod is a private residence and library located in Osaka, Japan.  Created by…

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Added by Springer on July 7, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Design Museum Holon

In the city of Holon, a few miles south of Tel Aviv, the Design Museum Holon (DMH) is designated to become a new cultural and educational hub for central…

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Added by Springer on July 5, 2011 at 11:08am — No Comments

ABC Museum

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. This playful design by Aranguren & Gallegos Architects is a reminder that a key component to architecture is fun. I've had the chance to work with many different people in many different places and circumstances,…

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Added by Tyson on June 28, 2011 at 7:04pm — 1 Comment

La-cubo

I once spoke with a landscape photographer and he pointed out that one problem his students have is that they try to capture too much of the expanse of the landscape. So much that they essentially capture none of it. This came as quite a surprise to me since a landscape is so large…

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Added by Tyson on June 24, 2011 at 12:30am — 3 Comments

Bahá’í Temple for South America

The Bahá’í Temple for South America is designed by…

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Added by Springer on June 16, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Passage to a Garden

I love passages. They open up a world of possibilities to the imagination. This project by Martha Schwartz Partners takes me someplace I haven't been for a while. This is mainly because architects are obsessed with creating a destination.…

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Added by Tyson on June 15, 2011 at 1:46am — No Comments

The Rise and Fall of the Lego House

In the summer of 2009, British television personality James May enlisted Barnaby…

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Added by Springer on June 14, 2011 at 11:09am — 2 Comments

Shanghai Tower

Currently under construction, the 632 meter high Shanghai Tower is located in the center of the Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, and is adjacent to the Jin Mao Tower and Shanghai…

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Added by Springer on June 13, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments

Winnipeg Skating Shelters

Where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet in Winnipeg, Canada, winter skating trails are formed.  With temperatures that can drop to 30 or 40 degrees below freezing, exacerbated by winds that can make it feel like it’s 50 below, a skating outing on the trails can be brutal. …

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Added by Springer on June 11, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Pod Exhibition Pavilion

In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia sits the Pod Exhibition Pavilion designed by the Rome-based…

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Added by Springer on June 10, 2011 at 10:20am — 2 Comments

Arganzuela Footbridge

Scheduled for completion at the end of this year, the Arganzuela Footbridge is the largest of a series of bridges that connect the two sides of the Manzanares Park, which is divided by the Manzanares River in Madrid, Spain.  Designed by Paris-based…

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Added by Springer on June 9, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments

Shanghai Kiss

This elegant proposal was submitted by Alsop Design for the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.  The city invited firms to design an iconic visitor attraction on the bank of the Huangpu…

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Added by Springer on June 7, 2011 at 11:41am — 1 Comment

EDP Cultural Centre

I don't know that I've ever been someplace as beautiful as Portugal. As such, it deserves a beautiful monument to celebrate its rich culture. This project by Amanda Levete Architects is an architecture that creates a public place to soak in the surrounding beauty and…

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Added by Tyson on June 7, 2011 at 12:06am — 2 Comments

Contertainer

Contertainer gets its name from an amalgam of the two words “container” and “entertainer.”  Located in Batu,…

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Added by Springer on June 6, 2011 at 10:35am — No Comments

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