I like the faceted volume of the new Galician Architects building in Vigo. Also, the contrast between the metal skin and the glasses give the building character amidst the urban fabric.

I like the faceted volume of the new Galician Architects building in Vigo. Also, the contrast between the metal skin and the glasses give the building character amidst the urban fabric.

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#24579
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Polish architects Jedrzej Lewandowski and Lukasz Skirzynski of formodesign recently presented their proposal for a ‘House on the Water’. The self-sufficient two family house was a result of research on yacht architecture.

Polish architects Jedrzej Lewandowski and Lukasz Skirzynski of formodesign recently presented their proposal for a ‘House on the Water’. The self-sufficient two family house was a result of research on yacht architecture.

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#24577
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An architect's dream finally became true: a lamp made of concrete.

An architect's dream finally became true: a lamp made of concrete.

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#24576
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The idea for a nomadic tipi-like home came when John was reseraching and living in a tradiational yurt, a type of nomadic home which is designed originally by different indigenous peoples...

The idea for a nomadic tipi-like home came when John was reseraching and living in a tradiational yurt, a type of nomadic home which is designed originally by different indigenous peoples...

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#24569
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A polyhedron in the middle of a tropical garden in Colombia serves a small retreat to work, read and rest  in the middle of the nature.

A polyhedron in the middle of a tropical garden in Colombia serves a small retreat to work, read and rest in the middle of the nature.

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#24568
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This project is focused on the temporary quality of space, investigating space-time not only as a three dimensional environment, but as space in transformation.

This project is focused on the temporary quality of space, investigating space-time not only as a three dimensional environment, but as space in transformation.

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#24559
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FZA designed their own office in the middle of the brazilian foster. The open concrete cube provides the necessary shelter for working, but always connected with the exterior.

FZA designed their own office in the middle of the brazilian foster. The open concrete cube provides the necessary shelter for working, but always connected with the exterior.

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#24558
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Infinity bench sold by Lerival, designed by Carl Svendstedt. Fabrication shot inside the shop of Associated Fabrication in Brooklyn.

Infinity bench sold by Lerival, designed by Carl Svendstedt. Fabrication shot inside the shop of Associated Fabrication in Brooklyn.

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#24555
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Interesting photo essay on a city's (Detroit) return to nature.  We are so much more temporary on this planet than we would like to admit

Interesting photo essay on a city's (Detroit) return to nature. We are so much more temporary on this planet than we would like to admit

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#24552
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Interesting street photography from London by William Robinson

Interesting street photography from London by William Robinson

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#24551
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A big concrete roof covers a glass filled space, for the Michael Hill Clubhouse. The building becomes a stone on the amazing landscape, with great views thanks to all the glass. Check the photos with snow during winter.

A big concrete roof covers a glass filled space, for the Michael Hill Clubhouse. The building becomes a stone on the amazing landscape, with great views thanks to all the glass. Check the photos with snow during winter.

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#24550
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Perkins + Will Architects have proposed this green urban park for Chicago's West Loop, right on top of the busy Kennedy Expressway.

Perkins + Will Architects have proposed this green urban park for Chicago's West Loop, right on top of the busy Kennedy Expressway.

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#24549
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Gitta Gschwendtner's Animal Wall - 1000 nesting boxes for birds and bats on Cardiff Bay's Century Wharf, existing in dialogue with 1000 new apartments and houses that have gone up in the area recently.

Gitta Gschwendtner's Animal Wall - 1000 nesting boxes for birds and bats on Cardiff Bay's Century Wharf, existing in dialogue with 1000 new apartments and houses that have gone up in the area recently.

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#24548
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Los Angeles-based Michael Jantzen, met Buckminster Fuller as a student in the 1970s, is an architect of that generation who has stuck to the idea of revolutionizing the traditional way of building and offering new architectural solutions...

Los Angeles-based Michael Jantzen, met Buckminster Fuller as a student in the 1970s, is an architect of that generation who has stuck to the idea of revolutionizing the traditional way of building and offering new architectural solutions...

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#24535
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Ever wonder what eco-friendly building of the future might look like? Here's a sneak peak! 8-story antigravity forest facade takes root.

Ever wonder what eco-friendly building of the future might look like? Here's a sneak peak! 8-story antigravity forest facade takes root.

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#24531
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Japanese architect Chikara Ohno of the design firm Sinato, has designed the interior for a
Patrick Cox shop in Tokyo, Japan.

Japanese architect Chikara Ohno of the design firm Sinato, has designed the interior for a
Patrick Cox shop in Tokyo, Japan.

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#24530
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A 6-storeys sustainable living apartment specially built for the exhibition 'Habiter Ecologique' in Paris by Mario Cucinella Architects.

A 6-storeys sustainable living apartment specially built for the exhibition 'Habiter Ecologique' in Paris by Mario Cucinella Architects.

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#24525
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The newest addition to a haven for cyclists for the winter. Ray's MTB is the hot spot for mountain biking and BMX riding, in Cleveland. Check out the wild new stuff for this season.

The newest addition to a haven for cyclists for the winter. Ray's MTB is the hot spot for mountain biking and BMX riding, in Cleveland. Check out the wild new stuff for this season.

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#24523
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James May and volunteers are building a life-size house from Legos in the UK, which May plans to live in after its completion [for a few days].

James May and volunteers are building a life-size house from Legos in the UK, which May plans to live in after its completion [for a few days].

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#24521
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So it's a familiar situation: you're in the tiny city of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, and you need a place to eat. Do you go to one of the crappy chains? NO WAY! You go get hecka french fries in a giant bag at Vals!

So it's a familiar situation: you're in the tiny city of Saint Cloud, Minnesota, and you need a place to eat. Do you go to one of the crappy chains? NO WAY! You go get hecka french fries in a giant bag at Vals!

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#24509
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Le Vigne is a new wine shop designed to be similar to navigating an Italian vineyard.

Le Vigne is a new wine shop designed to be similar to navigating an Italian vineyard.

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#24488
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Circle Wall - New slotted cardboard room divider designed by ben blanc studio for Cardboardesign. Its made from chemical free, recycled and recyclable cardboard!

Circle Wall - New slotted cardboard room divider designed by ben blanc studio for Cardboardesign. Its made from chemical free, recycled and recyclable cardboard!

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#24480
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‘Voussoir Cloud’ by IwamotoScott with Buro Happold
is a landscape of vaults and columns consisting of clusters of three dimesional petals, which are formed by folding thin wood laminate along curved seams.

‘Voussoir Cloud’ by IwamotoScott with Buro Happold
is a landscape of vaults and columns consisting of clusters of three dimesional petals, which are formed by folding thin wood laminate along curved seams.

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#24475
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It's not a zeppelin airship that has crash-landed in the Australian forest - it's Bellemo & Cat's Cocoon House!

It's not a zeppelin airship that has crash-landed in the Australian forest - it's Bellemo & Cat's Cocoon House!

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#24466
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The Vienna-based practice Treusch Architecture unveiled the new extension of the Ars Electronica building in Linz in January this year. The sculptural glass-steel construction is nominated for this year’s WAF Award (World Architecture Festival)...

The Vienna-based practice Treusch Architecture unveiled the new extension of the Ars Electronica building in Linz in January this year. The sculptural glass-steel construction is nominated for this year’s WAF Award (World Architecture Festival)...

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#24449
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In this website the user can control an Intelligent House, opening blinds, turning lights on, preparing the bath and a lot more, all using remote controls.

In this website the user can control an Intelligent House, opening blinds, turning lights on, preparing the bath and a lot more, all using remote controls.

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#24446
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Freya's Cabin by Studio Weave in the Northumbrian wilderness of Kielder Water is inspired by the love story between Freya and Robin...

Freya's Cabin by Studio Weave in the Northumbrian wilderness of Kielder Water is inspired by the love story between Freya and Robin...

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#24443
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Danish designers Komplot have created a set of concrete furniture for Swedish brand Nola.

Danish designers Komplot have created a set of concrete furniture for Swedish brand Nola.

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#24439
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130 Dore Street in California by Stanley Saitowitz ~ an interesting boxy design in SF...

130 Dore Street in California by Stanley Saitowitz ~ an interesting boxy design in SF...

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#24430
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Dubbed “The Shard”, also known as the London Bridge Tower, is a skyscraper that will stretch the imagination an astounding 1017ft tall when construction is completed in 2012.

Dubbed “The Shard”, also known as the London Bridge Tower, is a skyscraper that will stretch the imagination an astounding 1017ft tall when construction is completed in 2012.

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#24419
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Housing project in Helsingborg by Wilhelmson Arkitekter where the windows have gilded frames

Housing project in Helsingborg by Wilhelmson Arkitekter where the windows have gilded frames

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#24407
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BIG's winning proposal for the new National Library in Kazakhstan features an innovative design that mixes a lineal circulation to store the books, twisted as an infinite loop.

BIG's winning proposal for the new National Library in Kazakhstan features an innovative design that mixes a lineal circulation to store the books, twisted as an infinite loop.

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#24403
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Colorful interior courtyards with perforated volumes  give character to the San Sebastian high school in Chile, designed by Tidy Arquitectos.

Colorful interior courtyards with perforated volumes give character to the San Sebastian high school in Chile, designed by Tidy Arquitectos.

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#24399
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A new contemporary arts program called ReMap is taking to the streets with guerilla-style artwork that blurs the lines between public property, commercial art practice, and vandalism.

A new contemporary arts program called ReMap is taking to the streets with guerilla-style artwork that blurs the lines between public property, commercial art practice, and vandalism.

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#24392
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What would you do with a kilomater of wood? 
Designers, architects, carpenters and everybody else who had an idea what to do with unlimited amounts of wood and screws was invited to realise their proposals within three days...

What would you do with a kilomater of wood?
Designers, architects, carpenters and everybody else who had an idea what to do with unlimited amounts of wood and screws was invited to realise their proposals within three days...

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#24383
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Here's a first look at the 2009 Showtime House where 14 designers turn 2 NY penthouses into homes inspired by the 6 original Showtime series; Californication, Dexter, Nurse Jackie, the Tudors, United States of Tara & Weeds

Here's a first look at the 2009 Showtime House where 14 designers turn 2 NY penthouses into homes inspired by the 6 original Showtime series; Californication, Dexter, Nurse Jackie, the Tudors, United States of Tara & Weeds

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#24380
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Zaha Hadid´s pavilion for the Burnham Centennial recently opened at the Millennium Park in Chicago, featuring video installations about the future of the city.

Zaha Hadid´s pavilion for the Burnham Centennial recently opened at the Millennium Park in Chicago, featuring video installations about the future of the city.

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#24374
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Commercial building ’Textil’ in Serbia by Studio NEO Arhitekti. One of the nominees in MIES ARCH competition.

Commercial building ’Textil’ in Serbia by Studio NEO Arhitekti. One of the nominees in MIES ARCH competition.

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#24372
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Great Britain’s first living wall has died after three years shading the front facade of a DSDHA-designed £1.5 million children’s center. The 30 species of flora growing are now just a “host of brown, wilting plants.”

Great Britain’s first living wall has died after three years shading the front facade of a DSDHA-designed £1.5 million children’s center. The 30 species of flora growing are now just a “host of brown, wilting plants.”

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#24367
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Hotel V was designed by studio OFF with an idea of roughness as a metaphor. The wall finished with a special mosaic expression tile to give different visual expressions in different weather conditions and viewing angles.

Hotel V was designed by studio OFF with an idea of roughness as a metaphor. The wall finished with a special mosaic expression tile to give different visual expressions in different weather conditions and viewing angles.

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#24363
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The variable section of the Ventolera Winery adds a more naturally object on top of an almost untouched landscape. Designed by chilean architect Francisco Izquierdo. Great shots by Cristobal Palma.

The variable section of the Ventolera Winery adds a more naturally object on top of an almost untouched landscape. Designed by chilean architect Francisco Izquierdo. Great shots by Cristobal Palma.

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#24358
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Ong & Ong renovated an art deco house in Singapore, creating a stunning new interior, complete with a pool.

Ong & Ong renovated an art deco house in Singapore, creating a stunning new interior, complete with a pool.

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#24351
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An interesting round stage for the Austria Pavilion at the Zaragoza World Expo, by Solid Architecture. Note how the mirrors extend the performances.

An interesting round stage for the Austria Pavilion at the Zaragoza World Expo, by Solid Architecture. Note how the mirrors extend the performances.

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#24349
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Truck Farm is a living, mobile garden inside the bed of a 1986 Dodge half-ton pickup truck which grows tomatoes, broccoli, arugula, and parsley. As a bonus all the Truck Farm activity is being recorded for TV too.

Truck Farm is a living, mobile garden inside the bed of a 1986 Dodge half-ton pickup truck which grows tomatoes, broccoli, arugula, and parsley. As a bonus all the Truck Farm activity is being recorded for TV too.

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#24344
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By Architects Pedro Pacheco + Marie Clément, Luz Cemetery is located in Luz, Mourão, Portugal.

By Architects Pedro Pacheco + Marie Clément, Luz Cemetery is located in Luz, Mourão, Portugal.

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#24340
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The world as designer Justin Gorman sees it, including gigantic asterisks and footnotes!

The world as designer Justin Gorman sees it, including gigantic asterisks and footnotes!

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#24333
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RRA Architects finished another section of the National Tourist Route in Norway. The selection of the materials create a slight contrast with the landscape. Amazing views!

RRA Architects finished another section of the National Tourist Route in Norway. The selection of the materials create a slight contrast with the landscape. Amazing views!

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#24311
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The Xeros residence in Phoenix, Arizona, is a experimental housing typology for dry environments. The materials used age during time, blending the structure with the landscape. Designed by BLANK Studio.

The Xeros residence in Phoenix, Arizona, is a experimental housing typology for dry environments. The materials used age during time, blending the structure with the landscape. Designed by BLANK Studio.

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#24291
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