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The Impact of the "Happiness Industry" on Architecture >>

Although The Architecture of Happiness did not gain momentum after its publication in the mid-2000s, the ideology of architecture and well-being has remained a topic of intrigue until today. To further explore this ideology, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA), with the cu…

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El Vergel Villa / LAB/PAP >>

The Roman Villa of El Vergel is located on the outskirts of the town of San Pedro del Arroyo, Ávila. It is a set of large dimensions, excavated only partially, which houses several mosaics of great value. The town is partially buried under the parish church of San Pedro Apóstol a…

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Paul Goldberger on Ballpark: Baseball in the American City >>

Paul Goldberger has a new book out, released just this week, entitled Ballpark: Baseball in the American City. Taking a page from the Ken Burns playbook, the book looks at a particularly American building type as a lens for looking at the broader culture of cities. Goldberger’s p…

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Stickbulb Debuts Chime & RAY Sconce at ICFF >>

Stickbulb has announced two new collections that will debut at the 2019 ICFF. The two collections represent the unique versatility and aesthetic possibility of the Long Island City-based company.

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16 Temporary Pavilions that Reflect on Public Space >>

The International Festival of Concentric Architecture and Design is characterized by its temporary displays that take place throughout the city. For this year's festival, 16 exhibits have been created that seek to experiment with spaces both within and outside the city of Logroño…

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Rietwierde Community School / Moke Architecten >>

On the periphery of a nondescript residential area in Groningen, Gianni Cito designed a large building for two schools, two childcare centres and a playground. From the outset, the end users played an important role in this project, engaging in regular dialogue with the architect…

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Blufish Cafe Yingke / SODA Architects / SODA Architects >>

Located in the Sanlitun area, the Blufish Yingke is a coffee shop in the daytime and a bar in the evening. SODA Architects combines physical spatial morphologies with virtual dynamic images, allowing the atmosphere of the space to be changed over time.

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Axis Building / dhk Architects >>

dhk Architects has completed an apartment block conceived as a monolith with indentations and cut-outs. The building, which was developed by Rabie Property Group, features 85 luxury residential apartments and penthouses supplemented with small-scale commercial and retail space at…

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Resort House / Martin Friedrich Architects >>

It has such a tranquil feel with the infinity edge pool and spa, palm trees and the sheer curtains swaying in the breeze making it feel like resort living every day. The client works for a travel company so wanted to create that holiday feeling in her own home. A strong projectin…

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Google Expanding its Presence in San Jose >>

Google has expanded its footprint in North San Jose to cover 1.27 million square feet. Local officials are saying that the company's acquisitions ensure the long-term financial stability of the city.

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Moose Road / Mork-Ulnes Architects >>

Three locally known land formations can be seen from the site of this project: “Eagle Rock”, a mountain ridge, and the valley of vineyards below. The main challenge was to frame these three separate views while at the same time, preserving each existing oak tree on site. The thre…

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Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures >>

“To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since moving to Whitstable on the north…

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H3 / 314 Architecture Studio >>

This private house of a total 1000m2 is located on a plot of land of 7000m2. The house was designed in order to give the sense of hovering over the water and sailing, inspired by the owners love for yachts.

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IM Pei's Mesa Lab in Colorado captured in new photographs >>

This photoset by Australian photographer Tom Ross captures a geometric, concrete research laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, which was designed by architect IM Pei who passed away this week. Ross, a long-time fan of the late Pritzker Prize-winning architect, ventured to the city's…

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CT House / nicolasCRUZarquitectos >>

The terrain is characterized by being a kind of plateau between two slopes that fall towards the Ranco Lake in southeastern orientation, having there its main view towards the landscape. The site is dominated by a large Laurel and a coihue, in addition to preexisting rocks. The n…

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Implant Architecture designs Lithuanian house with star-shaped plan >>

A star-shaped arrangement of gables allows for sweeping views across the surrounding landscape from this house in the village of Radailiai, Lithuania. Lithuanian studio Implant Architecture designed the house to have no obvious front, with large areas of glazing at each gable's…

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Alejandro Aravena Gives His Advice to Young Architects >>

In a new video released by Louisiana Channel, Pritzker Prize winner Alejandro Aravena shares his advice to young architects. The acclaimed Chilean architect directs those just starting out to be as nerdy, free, and rebellious as possible. By absorbing and understanding as much as…

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Haras House / 24.7 Arquitetura Design >>

The busy day-to-day life in the big urban centers drives families to seek a haven for tranquility on the weekends. Luckily, the land chosen within a farm, in the interior of São Paulo, concentrated a series of positive aspects for the design of the project: views, large land, a g…

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Young Guns 17: Call for Entries >>

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, the industry's only global, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based awards competition that identifies and celebrates today's vanguard of creatives age 30 and under.

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ESI Designs Statue of Liberty Museum's Interactive Exhibits >>

The Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island opened to the public following a dedication ceremony presented by The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation and the National Park Service. The museum was designed by architecture firm FXCollaborative with exhibits created by ESI…

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Urban Farming: Food Production in Community Parks and Private Gardens >>

As urban dwellers become more aware of the environmental impacts of food production and transportation, as well as the origin and security of what they consume, urban agriculture is bound to grow and attract public and political eyes. Bringing food production closer, in addition…

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Lily Floating Playground / WAO - Wild Architectural Objetcs >>

LILY, a floating structure, which offers a new playful and sensorial experience, on the central lake of the Futuroscope. Made up of five giant buoys moored to a deck of 40m diameter, the installation is aimed at a wide audience, offering several ideas of use. The deck is a soothi…

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Spotlight: Walter Gropius >>

One of the most highly regarded architects of the 20th century, Walter Gropius (18 May 1883 – 5 July 1969) was one of the founding fathers of Modernism, and the founder of the Bauhaus, the German School of Building that embraced elements of art, architecture, graphic design, inte…

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207 West 79th Street Apartments / Morris Adjmi Architects >>

Recalling the pre-war apartment buildings typical of the Upper West Side, this new condominium features decorative terra cotta panels, punched openings, limestone masonry, and brick cladding. But there’s an underlying contemporary sensibility to the design. Its ornament is restra…

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Archinect Outpost to host Spring Sale May 25th >>

Join us this Saturday, May 25th, 11-2pm for a sale of our curated inventory. Newly displayed and price-reduced items (some as much as 50%!) will be available for purchase at Archinect Outpost, located at 900 East 4th Street, Los Angeles CA 90013.  Archinect Outpost. Come and hav…

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Shaping an architectural legend: what inspired I.M. Pei? >>

I.M Pei's work has influenced many. However, there are several individuals and places that have influenced Pei into becoming one of the most recognized architects in the profession. Growing up in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Pei drew much inspiration from his childhood surroundings,…

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Looking back at some of I.M. Pei's building milestones on Archinect >>

The fact that I.M. Pei, who passed away at 102 years old on May 16, lived long enough to see some of his notable buildings reach their own age milestones goes to show how timeless his designs are. Even if some of his buildings were first met with controversy, his buildings and h…

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Our weekly wrap-up of new design competitions worth checking out >>

We get it. It can get a little overwhelming keeping up with the dozens of new architecture competitions launching worldwide on any given week — let alone having to stay on top of the multiple deadlines for each and every one. That's why Bustler is here to help! At the end of eve…

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Architects pays tribute to "true master" IM Pei >>

Architects and critics have joined in an outpouring of praise for the work of Chinese-American architect IM Pei, who has died at the age of 102. Norman Foster and Daniel Libeskind are among those that have paid their respects. RIP a legend, Libeskind wrote on Instagram. At dinne…

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Beyond Mobility | Planning Cities for People and Places >>

Washington, DC (November 20, 2017)—Cities across the globe have been designed with a primary goal of moving people around quickly—and the costs are becoming ever more apparent. The consequences are measured in smoggy air basins, sprawling suburbs, a failure to stem traffic conge…

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10 new stair designs we liked this week >>

In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles. (Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archi…

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IM Pei obituary >>

Doyen of architects who enriched the world with a series of bold cultural monumentsIeoh Ming Pei, known always as IM Pei, who has died aged 102, lived and worked long enough to become the doyen of American architects and perhaps the most renowned of all Chinese-born Americans. Hi…

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Nendo Completes Kojimachi Terrace >>

nendo recently completed an interior and exterior design project for an eleven-story office building located in the Kojimachi neighborhood in central Tokyo.

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IM Pei: an audacious daredevil who built the impossible >>

From his provocative Louvre pyramid to his inverted wedge for Dallas, the Chinese-American architect was too modern for his time – but his angular marvels look perfect now So bold were IM Pei’s designs, they were often regarded as wilfully controversial, designed to shock. But P…

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In pictures – IM Pei's finest works >>

IM Pei, one of the most celebrated and prolific architects of the 20th century, has died aged 102. The son of a prominent Chinese banker, he favoured stone, steel and glass in his creations that bore his hallmark geometry and reverence for light Continue reading...

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Taco Bell to open a hotel in Palm Springs >>

Get ready for “Bell”hops and Baja Blasts, Fire Sauce and Sauce Packet floaties, because The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort is opening for a limited time in Palm Springs this August, meant for 18+ superfans. Complete with exclusive Taco Bell menu items and plenty of surprises…

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IM Pei dies aged 102 >>

Pritzker Prize-winning architect IM Pei has passed away aged 102. The Chinese-American architect's death on 16 May was confirmed by his firm Pei Cobb Freed & Partners. His son, Li Chung Pei, told The New York Times that his father passed away overnight. Pei is known for a bold m…

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IM Pei: celebrated architect behind Louvre pyramid dead at 102 >>

Pei, whose portfolio included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was one of the most prolific architects of the 20th century IM Pei, whose modern designs and high-profile projects made him one of the best-known and most prolific architects of the 20th century, has died. He was 102.…

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I. M. Pei Dies at 102 in New York >>

One of the dominant American architects of major landmarks in this country and Europe—most notably the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris—has died at the age of 102.

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I.M. Pei dies at 102 >>

Ieoh Ming Pei, among the most well-known names in architecture, passed away overnight at the age of 102.  Le Grand Louvre, Paris, France, 1989It was first announced online by Paul Goldberger, in this heartfelt tweet: Some sad news: I’ve just learned that I.M. Pei died last night…

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I. M. Pei Dies at the Age of 102 >>

Ieoh Ming Pei, known as I. M. Pei, died today at the age of 102, according to The New York Times. The Chinese-American architect (born April 26, 1917) was arguably the greatest living member of the modernist generation of architects. When he received his Pritzker Prize in 1983, t…

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David Adjaye’s first NYC skyscraper in FiDi tops out at 800 feet >>

Construction at 130 William Street, starchitect David Adjaye’s first skyscraper in New York City, topped out at 800 feet this week. The 66-story tower is making its mark on the Financial District with its hand-cast façade featuring large-scale arched windows and bronze detailing…

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Design for Good | A New Era of Architecture for Everyone >>

Washington, DC (August 31, 2017)—Well-designed spaces are not just a matter of taste or a question of aesthetics; they literally shape our ideas about who we are and what we deserve. Design impacts our health, our education, our community, our sense of self-worth, and more, yet…

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Tbilisi's tallest towers wrapped in stone and glass >>

Dezeen promotion: custom-designed windows, made by Reynaers Aluminium, wrap the facades of this pair of twisting towers designed by Alexander Mezhevidze, which are the tallest buildings in Tbilisi. Located in the capital of Georgia's Vake district, the two 37-storey Axis Towers…

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Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise – Green and Gray Strategies >>

Washington, DC (November 20, 2018)—The memory of devastating flooding from Superstorm Sandy, Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Florence, and other disasters are fresh in our nation’s consciousness. Today in Miami, even on sunny days, king tides bring fish swimming through the streets…

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Plastic Soup | An Atlas of Ocean Pollution >>

Washington, DC (March 8, 2019)—Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive—they are cheap to make, light, and durable— spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment. Recent bans on single-use straws and ba…

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Designing Climate Solutions – A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy >>

Washington, DC (November 1, 2018)—With the effects of climate change already upon us, the need to cut global greenhouse gas emissions is nothing less than urgent. It’s a daunting challenge, but the technologies and strategies to meet it exist today. A small set of energy policie…

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Twenty Years of Life By Suzanne Bohan >>

Why the Poor Die Earlier and How to Challenge Inequity Washington, DC (April 18, 2018)— In Twenty Years of Life, award-winning health journalist Suzanne Bohan exposes the disturbing flip side of the American dream: your health is largely determined by your zip code. The strain o…

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Bjarke Ingels makes surprise cameo in Game of Thrones >>

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, founder of BIG, has joined the cast of Game of Thrones for one of the final episodes of the hit television show. Ingels posted a picture on Instagram of himself in full costume, clinking goblets with the Danish actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who sta…

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