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TOOLING UP

TOOLING UP

BY SARAH COWLES Bay Area landscape studios team with local artisans to evolve CNC-fabricated site elements. FROM THE AUGUST 2018 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. Alcatraz keeps disappearing, but not because of sea-level rise. ?Alcatraz...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:27
Prolific New York architect and Trump collaborator Costas Kondylis dies aged 78

Prolific New York architect and Trump collaborator Costas Kondylis dies aged 78

Architect Costas Kondylis, who designed countless residential skyscrapers in Manhattan including several for Donald Trump, has died aged 78. Kondylis, widely known as the "developer\'s architect", passed away at his home last week. He designed...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:02
Kindergarten Cerkvenjak | Superform

Kindergarten Cerkvenjak | Superform

Designed by Superform, The proposed kindergarten is in the village of Cerkvenjak, which is located in the center of the Slovenske Gorice region. Its traditional construction is defined by individual low elongated houses with pitched roofs built on...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:33


A Modern Apartment in St. Petersburg Inspired by a Luxury Hotel Suite

A Modern Apartment in St. Petersburg Inspired by a Luxury Hotel Suite

A young couple in St. Petersburg, Russia requested MS-A to design their apartment as if it was a high-end hotel suite with the main living area and bedroom separated only by glass. They devised a modern, minimalist design plan with Asian influences...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:18
PETA ?frees? animal crackers from cages in major box makeover

PETA ?frees? animal crackers from cages in major box makeover

now, the animals roam free. The post PETA ‘frees’ animal crackers from cages in major box makeover appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:54
Zen Villa by Designed Design Associates

Zen Villa by Designed Design Associates

Designed in 2017 by Designed Design Associates, this zen-inspired residence is located in Singapore. Description by Designed Design Associates This two storey villa is a contemporary reinterpretation of Zen. Space planning...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:21:22
WWL-TV Studio Headquarters | Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

WWL-TV Studio Headquarters | Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

In 2005, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple led the design development team for the new headquarters of WWLTV New Orleans. Photography: Timothy Hursley One of the most important design goals was to create a building that would support sustained broadcast...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:33
david thulstrup draws on scandinavian home interiors for copenhagen?s new noma restaurant

david thulstrup draws on scandinavian home interiors for copenhagen?s new noma restaurant

the new noma is everything you would expect from a scandinavian interior - minus the nordic cliches. The post david thulstrup draws on scandinavian home interiors for copenhagen’s new noma restaurant appeared first on designboom |...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:54


the sculptural ‘desert house’ in joshua tree, california is photographed by lance gerber

the sculptural ‘desert house’ in joshua tree, california is photographed by lance gerber

the residence takes the form of an organic object made up of a cluster of sculptural piers. The post the sculptural ‘desert house’ in joshua tree, california is photographed by lance gerber appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:21
Nomination period extended for Ontario Green Building Awards

Nomination period extended for Ontario Green Building Awards

The Ontario Green Building Excellence and Leadership Awards are still open for nominations, with the nomination deadline recently extended to August 31st. This awards program recognizes outstanding projects, organizations and individuals that have...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:23
The Overland Trail Cabin by BCV Architecture + Interiors

The Overland Trail Cabin by BCV Architecture + Interiors

  BCV Architecture + Interiors have designed the Overland Trail Cabin, a modern mountain home that’s located in the Sugar Bowl Ski Resort in California.   The design of the two-storey home is organized as a horseshoe, allowing...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:00
"The target population will never use these"

"The target population will never use these"

In this week\'s comments update, readers agree with residents of Paris, who expressed outrage over the installation of minimal, open-air urinals in the city centre. Caught short: four outdoor urinals, developed by design studio Faltazi, were...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:02
Modernism and Russian AvantGarde-inspired rugs

Modernism and Russian AvantGarde-inspired rugs

Kandinsky, Malevich and El Lissitzky inspired interior designer Angelina Askeri to create a handcrafted and pastel-hued collection of Russian Avantgarde-inspired rugs. The post Modernism and Russian AvantGarde-inspired rugs appeared first on...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:46:30


ROB|ARCH 2018: fabio gramazio discusses the potential of robotic fabrication

ROB|ARCH 2018: fabio gramazio discusses the potential of robotic fabrication

this year\'s conference, which takes place september 10-15, 2018, will consider topics and issues such as autonomous control systems and computerized materials and structures. The post ROB|ARCH 2018: fabio gramazio discusses the potential of...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:54
Affordable homes are built above Sydney streets in proposal by NIKA

Affordable homes are built above Sydney streets in proposal by NIKA

The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living video series explores a proposal to construct rows of affordable housing on bridges above roads in Sydney. Architecture and engineering firm NIKA proposes building rows of single-storey houses, as...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:02
Denver Botanic Gardens’ Science Pyramid | BURKETTDESIGN

Denver Botanic Gardens’ Science Pyramid | BURKETTDESIGN

Designed by BURKETTDESIGN, The Science Pyramid is located in the south central portion of the Gardens’ York Street location. Defined by pools of water on the south and west sides, a depressed amphitheater to the northeast, and the El Pomar...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:33
High Water Mark

High Water Mark

The new UBC Aquatic Centre is more than just a swimming pool: it?s a device for viewing the shifting architectural landscape at the University of British Columbia. Designed by MJMA with Acton Ostry Architects, it features a continuous ribbon of...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:23
Malibu Beach Modern by Caileen Designs

Malibu Beach Modern by Caileen Designs

This modern beach house located in Malibu, California, was designed in 2017 by Caileen Designs. Description by Caileen Designs A house on the beach is the perfect place to unwind and refresh, and the owners of this beach needed a...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:21:22
Where I Work: Anne Fletcher of HOK

Where I Work: Anne Fletcher of HOK

For this edition of Where I Work, we’re visiting Anne Fletcher, AIA, LEED AP, at the Los Angeles office of global architecture firm HOK. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis and earning a Master of...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:18
Varina Area Library | BCWH Architects

Varina Area Library | BCWH Architects

Designed by BCWH Architects, The new 43,885SF Varina Area Library was envisioned as a place for individual transformation and community advancement as well as a hub for learning. Building on our client?s model for library service, we strove to...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:33
studio gang reinterprets san francisco?s historic bay windows for MIRA tower

studio gang reinterprets san francisco?s historic bay windows for MIRA tower

the 40-story structure will host a community of luxury condominium residences in close proximity to the embarcadero. The post studio gang reinterprets san francisco’s historic bay windows for MIRA tower appeared first on designboom |...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:54
Fusion House by Sunil Patil and Associates

Fusion House by Sunil Patil and Associates

Located in Baner, India, this contemporary single family house was designed in 2015 by Sunil Patil and Associates. Photography by Subhash Patil / Hemant Patil Visit Sunil Patil and Associates
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:21:22
The Facade Of This New Restaurant Is A Bold Grid Of Yellow Aluminum

The Facade Of This New Restaurant Is A Bold Grid Of Yellow Aluminum

Photography by Jomar Braganca   Architect and interior designer David Guerra has recently completed Marília Fit, a restaurant in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, that features a bright facade made from yellow aluminum.   Photography by Jomar...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:00
Dame's compact Fin vibrator slots between two fingers

Dame's compact Fin vibrator slots between two fingers

This small sex toy has grooves on either side of its silicone bulb, for fingers to grip onto while providing clitoral stimulation. Fin is a compact vibrator from Brooklyn-based Dame Products, designed for shared or solo use. The round device...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:02
Pinterest – The best of St Petersburg architecture

Pinterest – The best of St Petersburg architecture

The Winter Palace, the Nevsky Prospect and the Cathedral of the Savior on Spilled Blood... Flickr through our Pinterest gallery dedicated to the stunning architectural melting pot of St Petersburg. The post Pinterest – The best of St Petersburg...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:46:30
Cabin at Longbranch Expanded Over the Years by Jim Olson

Cabin at Longbranch Expanded Over the Years by Jim Olson

The post Cabin at Longbranch Expanded Over the Years by Jim Olson appeared first on Homeli.
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:33
sono motors? solar-powered car sales surge as sustainable mobility increases

sono motors? solar-powered car sales surge as sustainable mobility increases

sono motor\'s stylish, lightweight yet affordable \'sion\' electric vehicle will soon be available in the dutch market, as well as germany. The post sono motors’ solar-powered car sales surge as sustainable mobility increases appeared...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:54
Berlin's Hermannstrasse station to trial anxiety-inducing music in bid to reduce crime

Berlin's Hermannstrasse station to trial anxiety-inducing music in bid to reduce crime

Germany\'s national rail operator has announced plans to play atonal music in a Berlin station, in an attempt to deter criminal activity. According to local paper Tagesspiegel, Deutsche Bahn plans to experiment with playing music at different...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:52:02
BIG’s ‘omniturm’ tower with shifted floorplates takes shape in frankfurt

BIG’s ‘omniturm’ tower with shifted floorplates takes shape in frankfurt

with the tower now under construction, photographer nils koenning visited the site to document the building in its current state. The post BIG’s ‘omniturm’ tower with shifted floorplates takes shape in frankfurt appeared first on designboom |...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:21
B+H to lead design team for SickKids Patient Support Centre

B+H to lead design team for SickKids Patient Support Centre

B+H has been selected by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) as the Design Architect and Prime Consultant for the hospital?s groundbreaking new Patient Support Centre (PSC). The PSC is the first phase of Project Horizon ? the SickKids campus...
Architecture - 2018-08-21 21:51:23
Man injured in Anish Kapoor art accident at Serralves museum

Man injured in Anish Kapoor art accident at Serralves museum

A visitor to the Serralves museum in Porto, Portugal, has been hospitalised after falling in an art installation designed by Anish Kapoor. British artist Kapoor\'s 1992 piece, Descent into Limbo, features a cube-shaped building with a 2.5-metre...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:25
006: Inside an Architect?s Office

006: Inside an Architect?s Office

Architectural offices do a lot more than simply provide a space in which the occupants do their job ... they represent the culture of the office and provide a context in which people imagine what they are capable of doing.
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:18
Tula House | Patkau Architects

Tula House | Patkau Architects

Designed by Patkau Architects, Perched 44 feet above the Pacific Ocean on a remote island, the Tula House reflects the casual irregularity of the sites rock ledges, beach, and forest in both its geometric and spatial order. The topography of the...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:01
Canadian Red Cross looking for architectural volunteers

Canadian Red Cross looking for architectural volunteers

The Canadian Red Cross is looking to expand its register of professionals that can be eventually deployed as delegates in responses in Canada and abroad. When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, rather you...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:49:49
Strata Residence by Cadence Architects

Strata Residence by Cadence Architects

This luxurious single family house located in Bangalore, India, was designed in 2016 by Cadence Architects. Description by Cadence Architects Situated on a tight site of 40? by 70? in an urban context, the client approached us with...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:21:04
Treewow Retreat is a Chinese village house featuring a round freeform roof

Treewow Retreat is a Chinese village house featuring a round freeform roof

An irregular undulating roof tops this tree-house-inspired holiday home on stilts, built in a remote Chinese village by architecture studio Monoarchi. Monoarchi, which has offices in Shanghai and Rotterdam, designed Treewow Retreat for a site...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:25
Slope Too Steep to Build" Not for This Backyard Office Addition

Slope Too Steep to Build" Not for This Backyard Office Addition

Detached offices set just a few steps away from the back door offer us the best of both worlds: proximity to all the comforts of home but just enough distance to allow us to concentrate with minimal interruptions. You can neatly compartmentalize...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:03
Futuristic Luxury Dream Home Designs with Artistic Decorations Plans

Futuristic Luxury Dream Home Designs with Artistic Decorations Plans

Started with priceless white living room ideas that covered with colorless paint scheme, here we were be able to see the great furnishing place of welcoming space of a home. We will see the warm and welcome atmosphere in this place. The furniture...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:49:26
Ma Vie La | Selim Erdil

Ma Vie La | Selim Erdil

Ma Vie La designed by Selim Erdil, Half of the visible structure is cantilevered by 8 meters. The superstructure is a 16 meter long by 7.5-meter wide concrete box with no columns or beams. The 520m2 land contains this very large house that only has...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:01
H&P architects proposes agrinesture: a housing-type to revitalize agriculture in vietnam

H&P architects proposes agrinesture: a housing-type to revitalize agriculture in vietnam

HP architects agrinesture housing requires residents to directly participate in the construction process and produce the locally-sourced materials. The post H&P architects proposes agrinesture: a housing-type to revitalize agriculture in...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:18
Water Glass Villa by M-Architects

Water Glass Villa by M-Architects

Designed in 2017 by M-Architects, this modern private residence is situated in Japan. Photography by Shigeo Ogawa Visit M-Architects
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:21:04
US Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer becomes Pritzker Prize chair

US Supreme Court justice Stephen Breyer becomes Pritzker Prize chair

Justice Stephen Breyer has been appointed to lead the jury for architecture\'s most prestigious award. The American lawyer will head the seven-strong panel of jurors that decide the recipient of the annual Pritzker Prize, organisers Tom Pritzker...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:25
Marvelous Installation by Jacob Hashimoto

Marvelous Installation by Jacob Hashimoto

Jacob Hashimoto is an artist specializing in the creation of complex worlds. He creates installations thanks to sculpture and painting, and his compositions refer to a virtual world, especially to video games, while remaining in a certain artistic...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:07
naturalbuild?s shanghai culture club promotes the ?RV lifestyle? to the chinese public

naturalbuild?s shanghai culture club promotes the ?RV lifestyle? to the chinese public

the building has an irregular quadrangle footprint with one façade that opens out onto the adjacent park to the south. The post naturalbuild’s shanghai culture club promotes the ‘RV lifestyle’ to the chinese public appeared first...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:50:18
MPavilion extended to 2021/2022

MPavilion extended to 2021/2022

MPavilion, Australia?s leading annual architecture commission and cultural laboratory, has been extended a further two seasons to 2020/21 and 2021/22, the Naomi Milgrom Foundation announced today in partnership with the City of Melbourne. The...
Architecture - 2018-08-20 21:49:51
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