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A whistle stop tour of some of the most spectacular radio telescopes in the world. On almost all of the continents these giants command the landscape as they survey the skies. *taliesyn30

A whistle stop tour of some of the most spectacular radio telescopes in the world. On almost all of the continents these giants command the landscape as they survey the skies.

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House in Nagoya by Suppose Design Office *markusbrown

House in Nagoya by Suppose Design Office

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If you've ever watched Loony Toons, you know that the best way to observe someone undetected is to use shrubbery. The Porta Hedge is the souped up version of the basic bush camo getup - offering ropeswings, chalkboards and a even birdcall device. *Milky

If you've ever watched Loony Toons, you know that the best way to observe someone undetected is to use shrubbery. The Porta Hedge is the souped up version of the basic bush camo getup - offering ropeswings, chalkboards and a even birdcall device.

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A contemporary 5-star hotel featuring touches of whimsy, the unique façade changes colour, texture and tone to reflect the memory of the site. Designed by Warner Wong Design | WOW Architects. *+MOOD

A contemporary 5-star hotel featuring touches of whimsy, the unique façade changes colour, texture and tone to reflect the memory of the site. Designed by Warner Wong Design | WOW Architects.

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This new mosque in Abu Dhabi gradually changes colour with the moon: it is illuminated bright white at full moon and lit deepest blue by the 14th day of the cycle. *Simon Hogg

This new mosque in Abu Dhabi gradually changes colour with the moon: it is illuminated bright white at full moon and lit deepest blue by the 14th day of the cycle.

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The Happy Finish CGI team have gone back in time to recreate Saarinen's 1960s iconic Flight Center (Terminal 5 of JFK airport New York, featured in the movie "Catch me of you can") entirely in CGI so it can be accessed & used as a shoot location. Pretty nifty! *Nicola2

The Happy Finish CGI team have gone back in time to recreate Saarinen's 1960s iconic Flight Center (Terminal 5 of JFK airport New York, featured in the movie "Catch me of you can") entirely in CGI so it can be accessed & used as a shoot location. Pretty nifty!

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Jenga, anyone? Axis Mundi architects recently unveiled an incredible alternative design for New York's MoMA tower that takes the form a city block stacked vertically. *MikeChino

Jenga, anyone? Axis Mundi architects recently unveiled an incredible alternative design for New York's MoMA tower that takes the form a city block stacked vertically.

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For the new Nike Sportswear flagship store in Guadalajara an old Mexican villa was entirely converted. Came out really nice! *newshow

For the new Nike Sportswear flagship store in Guadalajara an old Mexican villa was entirely converted. Came out really nice!

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Installation by artist Clemens Behr in Dortmund, Germany *jcooper

Installation by artist Clemens Behr in Dortmund, Germany

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The grid house is sunken on a hill on one side, and cantilevered over the Brazilian jungle landscape on the other. By Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos. *tricky

The grid house is sunken on a hill on one side, and cantilevered over the Brazilian jungle landscape on the other. By Marcondes Ferraz Arquitetos.

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What will the London Bridge look like in the future? Chetwood Architects unveils this stunning proposal for a futuristic London Bridge that sprouts a towering vertical farm in the midst of the Thames river. *yukayoneda

What will the London Bridge look like in the future? Chetwood Architects unveils this stunning proposal for a futuristic London Bridge that sprouts a towering vertical farm in the midst of the Thames river.

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Office building for Caja Vital Kutxa, a bank from Euskadi, by Mozas+Aguirre Architects. *nosha

Office building for Caja Vital Kutxa, a bank from Euskadi, by Mozas+Aguirre Architects.

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Funny offices with industrial containers, for Dinahosting, by Quinteiro+Maio, in Spain *nosha

Funny offices with industrial containers, for Dinahosting, by Quinteiro+Maio, in Spain

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Video by Sclupltor David Ellis for Helado Negro *Bubbleboy

video post Video by Sclupltor David Ellis for Helado Negro

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Rem Koolhaas'  Prada Transformer shifted to Cinema position to host   a film festival co-curated by Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel, 21 Grams). *tricky

Rem Koolhaas' Prada Transformer shifted to Cinema position to host a film festival co-curated by Alejandro González Iñárritu (Babel, 21 Grams).

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Telling Tales : Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design is a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It presents the fantastical work of world famous designers in an equally theatrical gallery space. *cilence

Telling Tales : Fantasy and Fear in Contemporary Design is a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. It presents the fantastical work of world famous designers in an equally theatrical gallery space.

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Inspired by the statue Aphrodite of Cnidus, this candle chandelier doubles as a shower head. *tannanw2

Inspired by the statue Aphrodite of Cnidus, this candle chandelier doubles as a shower head.

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Beautiful structure "Driftwood" by AA unit 2 in Bedford Square, London *kennmunk

Beautiful structure "Driftwood" by AA unit 2 in Bedford Square, London

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Jerusalem Social Housing & Medical Center responds to the vibrancy of its surroundings by a vital architecture. *+MOOD

Jerusalem Social Housing & Medical Center responds to the vibrancy of its surroundings by a vital architecture.

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Top 10 comic book cities. From Radiant City to Mega City One, the Architects’ Journal presents a selection of the greatest illustrated urban spaces, Tintin is number nine, follow the link to see what you think!! *riya_patel

Top 10 comic book cities. From Radiant City to Mega City One, the Architects’ Journal presents a selection of the greatest illustrated urban spaces, Tintin is number nine, follow the link to see what you think!!

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The Plantagon, the geodesic dome farm, could be the way we produce food in the future. *yukayoneda

The Plantagon, the geodesic dome farm, could be the way we produce food in the future.

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Melbourne's Recital Centre featured previously as #22565, but this gorgeous piece from Ashton Raggatt McDougal (ARM) architects deserves a second look. *rugenius

Melbourne's Recital Centre featured previously as #22565, but this gorgeous piece from Ashton Raggatt McDougal (ARM) architects deserves a second look.

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Artistic intervention in a breakwater located in A Guarda (Spain), by Artectura *nosha

Artistic intervention in a breakwater located in A Guarda (Spain), by Artectura

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The 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion opens to public on Jul 12th at Hyde Park in London. The undulating aluminum structure designed by SANAA blends with the surrounding landscape. Photos by Iwan Baan. *tricky

The 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion opens to public on Jul 12th at Hyde Park in London. The undulating aluminum structure designed by SANAA blends with the surrounding landscape. Photos by Iwan Baan.

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A first look into the new Nooka NYC pop-up store, where the brand sells their latest timepieces, and also toys and their new fragrance. *newshow

A first look into the new Nooka NYC pop-up store, where the brand sells their latest timepieces, and also toys and their new fragrance.

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Dive in and go for a swim in this Brooklyn swimming pool made out of dumpsters! *pink.sunflowers

Dive in and go for a swim in this Brooklyn swimming pool made out of dumpsters!

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AWESOME ceramic proust chair designed by ALESSANDRO MENDINI for SUPEREGO EDITIONS. *brucio

AWESOME ceramic proust chair designed by ALESSANDRO MENDINI for SUPEREGO EDITIONS.

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SCU and CCA teamed up to compete on this years Solar Decathlon, event being help in Washington DC in October. Their house uses different passive strategies to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint. *tricky

SCU and CCA teamed up to compete on this years Solar Decathlon, event being help in Washington DC in October. Their house uses different passive strategies to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprint.

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Wooden small house beyond the trees. Architects: Rosales + Crecentes, from Galicia *nosha

Wooden small house beyond the trees. Architects: Rosales + Crecentes, from Galicia

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White wave celing from M.MAS.A Architects for Konstruplus office, in Spain *nosha

White wave celing from M.MAS.A Architects for Konstruplus office, in Spain

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The Architects' Journal has produced this illustrated list of the Top 10 comic book cities. Features Gotham, Metropolis and the work of Chris Ware, Frank Miller and Moebius (above) *Simon Hogg

The Architects' Journal has produced this illustrated list of the Top 10 comic book cities. Features Gotham, Metropolis and the work of Chris Ware, Frank Miller and Moebius (above)

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Loving this Paul Raff Studio Garden Pavilion ~ made from cedar, it has two seating banks and a table with a reflective glass top. the structure features lattice like elements that are interwoven to play with light and shadow. *NOTCOT

Loving this Paul Raff Studio Garden Pavilion ~ made from cedar, it has two seating banks and a table with a reflective glass top. the structure features lattice like elements that are interwoven to play with light and shadow.

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What would a glass pavilion in the tectonic vocabulary of Mies van der Rohe look like if it was built to meet the energy conservation standards of 2009? The Sparkasse in Hettingen is one possible answer. *JKR

What would a glass pavilion in the tectonic vocabulary of Mies van der Rohe look like if it was built to meet the energy conservation standards of 2009? The Sparkasse in Hettingen is one possible answer.

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Paul Raff Studio’s Cascade House in Toronto is open to the street, but goes unnoticed thanks to the selection of materials, blending with the surrounding landscape. *tricky

Paul Raff Studio’s Cascade House in Toronto is open to the street, but goes unnoticed thanks to the selection of materials, blending with the surrounding landscape.

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Like a bank of the future, CheBanca! designed by Crea International look like a spaceship that has just landed in the middle of an old Italian town. *travelwithfrankgehry

Like a bank of the future, CheBanca! designed by Crea International look like a spaceship that has just landed in the middle of an old Italian town.

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10 X 10 / 3 features the works of 100 rising stars in the international architecture community and curated by 10 of it’s most important figures. *we_heart

10 X 10 / 3 features the works of 100 rising stars in the international architecture community and curated by 10 of it’s most important figures.

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Chadbourne + Doss Architects have designed the Lobster Boat Residence, a 2380 square foot home on Portage Bay in Seattle, Washington. *dm543

Chadbourne + Doss Architects have designed the Lobster Boat Residence, a 2380 square foot home on Portage Bay in Seattle, Washington.

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14 renowned practices collaborated with Brad Pitt on his Make It Right foundation, to design duplex homes for New Orleans. Flexibility and a sustainable approach were the key requirements to meet by the practices. *tricky

14 renowned practices collaborated with Brad Pitt on his Make It Right foundation, to design duplex homes for New Orleans. Flexibility and a sustainable approach were the key requirements to meet by the practices.

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Natoma Architects building in San Francisco adds contemporary architecture to the city. Simple materials enclose flexible and luminous spaces. *tricky

Natoma Architects building in San Francisco adds contemporary architecture to the city. Simple materials enclose flexible and luminous spaces.

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Art tends not only to discover the truth but to exaggerate and finally distort it - Matthew Nowicki *slobot

Art tends not only to discover the truth but to exaggerate and finally distort it - Matthew Nowicki

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The installation by Massimo Iosa Ghini creates spectacular aesthetic effects, making sustainability both beautiful and feasible. *+MOOD

The installation by Massimo Iosa Ghini creates spectacular aesthetic effects, making sustainability both beautiful and feasible.

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A small stone and wood house in the french countryside, by Meld Architecture. *tricky

A small stone and wood house in the french countryside, by Meld Architecture.

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Oslo plans to expand its skyline with these liquidy Crystal Clear towers. *Milky

Oslo plans to expand its skyline with these liquidy Crystal Clear towers.

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house, by ong & ong, most attention-grabbing detail is the dark grey metal cladding on the external facade, complemented by teak strips used liberally throughout the whole house. *totonko

house, by ong & ong, most attention-grabbing detail is the dark grey metal cladding on the external facade, complemented by teak strips used liberally throughout the whole house.

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Street public temp events in 2009. Instant Hutong project back to the Beijing districts that  inspired it. Carpet surprise, fragments of the project will be shown to the Hutong dwellers inside the courtyards and on the public lanes. *instanthutong

Street public temp events in 2009. Instant Hutong project back to the Beijing districts that inspired it. Carpet surprise, fragments of the project will be shown to the Hutong dwellers inside the courtyards and on the public lanes.

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This memorial for the 52 victims of the 7 July bombings will be unveiled in Hyde Park, London tomorrow by Prince Charles on the fourth anniversary of the attacks *Simon Hogg

This memorial for the 52 victims of the 7 July bombings will be unveiled in Hyde Park, London tomorrow by Prince Charles on the fourth anniversary of the attacks

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