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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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“My inspiration was the light. I have designed all the buildings trying to capture this light. The design is sophisticated but based on simplicity.” -- Piero Lissoni on Mandarin Oriental @ Dellis Cay *travelwithfrankgehry

“My inspiration was the light. I have designed all the buildings trying to capture this light. The design is sophisticated but based on simplicity.” -- Piero Lissoni on Mandarin Oriental @ Dellis Cay

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'Casa de la Juventud' -  Los Silos, Tenerife - Spain, Lavin Arquitectos *NA

'Casa de la Juventud' - Los Silos, Tenerife - Spain, Lavin Arquitectos

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Italian designer Ilaria Marelli presented two installations (The Secret Garden &  Micro Macro) for the summer edition of Pitti Immagine Fashion shows. *+MOOD

Italian designer Ilaria Marelli presented two installations (The Secret Garden & Micro Macro) for the summer edition of Pitti Immagine Fashion shows.

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Zipper Lotus Pond created by a renowned Taiwanese sculptor Ju Chun. *toxel

Zipper Lotus Pond created by a renowned Taiwanese sculptor Ju Chun.

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MOBILITY + DESIGN = POSSIBILITY. Project M introduces (blank)LAB, a bare bones mobile studio bringing designers and communities together. Soon to be on tour with Emily Pilloton's Design For Good book tour. *christapherwayne

MOBILITY + DESIGN = POSSIBILITY. Project M introduces (blank)LAB, a bare bones mobile studio bringing designers and communities together. Soon to be on tour with Emily Pilloton's Design For Good book tour.

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Amazing geodesic spheres and domes from around the world. *taliesyn30

Amazing geodesic spheres and domes from around the world.

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'Reef' is a kinetic architectural installation at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in NY.  Reef investigates the role emerging material technology can play in the sensitive reprogramming of architectural and public space. *ddoughboy

'Reef' is a kinetic architectural installation at the Storefront for Art and Architecture in NY. Reef investigates the role emerging material technology can play in the sensitive reprogramming of architectural and public space.

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The Brazillian architectural firm of Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz have designed the Grid House. *dm543

The Brazillian architectural firm of Forte, Gimenes & Marcondes Ferraz have designed the Grid House.

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Mark Pritchard´s Bridge House gently touches the soil, almost levitating over the wild australian  forest. *tricky

Mark Pritchard´s Bridge House gently touches the soil, almost levitating over the wild australian forest.

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Students at the Tulane University School of Architecture are doing a nice work. So far this year, they have built a Green Pavillion, a Farmer's Market and a LEED certified house in New Orleans. *SebJ

Students at the Tulane University School of Architecture are doing a nice work. So far this year, they have built a Green Pavillion, a Farmer's Market and a LEED certified house in New Orleans.

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Among the most overlooked aspects of architecture, the ceiling can truly be a thing of beauty.  Here are ten breathtaking ceilings that every fan of design must see. *thethinktank

Among the most overlooked aspects of architecture, the ceiling can truly be a thing of beauty. Here are ten breathtaking ceilings that every fan of design must see.

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O*GE's Enchanting Solar-powered Night Garden, at the first 'Light in Jerusalem Festival' June 10-16, 2009 - Videos and photos of this exciting installation. By Gaston Zahr & Merav Eitan. *oge-group

O*GE's Enchanting Solar-powered Night Garden, at the first 'Light in Jerusalem Festival' June 10-16, 2009 - Videos and photos of this exciting installation. By Gaston Zahr & Merav Eitan.

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Chicago's Sears Tower has unveiled glass balconies at 1,353 feet.  Could you step out onto one of these? *thethinktank

Chicago's Sears Tower has unveiled glass balconies at 1,353 feet. Could you step out onto one of these?

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John Briscella does the Urban Gridded Notebook Exhibition at Walking Chair Gallery (Vienna). Everyone is invited to draw on the gridded walls and other cool stuff... *男の子

John Briscella does the Urban Gridded Notebook Exhibition at Walking Chair Gallery (Vienna). Everyone is invited to draw on the gridded walls and other cool stuff...

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The recently opened Platoon Kunsthalle offers a space for subculture in Seoul. Designed by GRAFT. *tricky

The recently opened Platoon Kunsthalle offers a space for subculture in Seoul. Designed by GRAFT.

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Sneak peek at this year’s Architectural Association summer pavilion in Bedford Square, London - due to be unveiled tomorrow. *Simon Hogg

Sneak peek at this year’s Architectural Association summer pavilion in Bedford Square, London - due to be unveiled tomorrow.

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Gray Organschi Architecture, designed a simple barn  structure where the lumber is organized on the exterior of the building, creating a wonderful mosaic-like texture that proves that functionality and aesthetics can go hand-in-hand. *ellergy

Gray Organschi Architecture, designed a simple barn structure where the lumber is organized on the exterior of the building, creating a wonderful mosaic-like texture that proves that functionality and aesthetics can go hand-in-hand.

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Dirk Denison Architects have designed a residence in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. *dm543

Dirk Denison Architects have designed a residence in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

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Checked out SciFi/Syfy's Caprica ~ and there are some fun inspiring design details in the alternate reality they have created! Love the tennis court... *NOTCOT

featured post Checked out SciFi/Syfy's Caprica ~ and there are some fun inspiring design details in the alternate reality they have created! Love the tennis court...

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The new Acropolis Museum *coco

The new Acropolis Museum

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Gorgeous gardens at Cawdor Castle, the "legendary" home of Macbeth... *turbografix

Gorgeous gardens at Cawdor Castle, the "legendary" home of Macbeth...

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