Similiar to Japanese Oragami, this house unfolds like a piece of slice paper from the sloped site.  The negative space between the slices creates wonderful clerestories for natural light and ventilation.

Similiar to Japanese Oragami, this house unfolds like a piece of slice paper from the sloped site. The negative space between the slices creates wonderful clerestories for natural light and ventilation.

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The newly completed Vitrahaus by Herzog & de Meuron on the Vitra Campus in Switzerland.

The newly completed Vitrahaus by Herzog & de Meuron on the Vitra Campus in Switzerland.

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Dresden Military History Museum Identity - building a military history museum in Germany is just as complicated as you might expect.

Dresden Military History Museum Identity - building a military history museum in Germany is just as complicated as you might expect.

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MVRDV's pavilion for the World Expo 2012 will have H20 filled aquarium tank walls shaped like the Earth's continents!

MVRDV's pavilion for the World Expo 2012 will have H20 filled aquarium tank walls shaped like the Earth's continents!

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The Guggenheim commissioned 200 artists, architects and designers to propose ideas for the Museum's central void. JDS' proposal consists of a giant trampoline net spiral down the rotunda space. Wish they built this!

The Guggenheim commissioned 200 artists, architects and designers to propose ideas for the Museum's central void. JDS' proposal consists of a giant trampoline net spiral down the rotunda space. Wish they built this!

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Looks like a big box wrapped in fancy tights, the John Lewis Department Store in UK features striking facade that derived from a fabric design found in the company textile archive way back in 1803.

Looks like a big box wrapped in fancy tights, the John Lewis Department Store in UK features striking facade that derived from a fabric design found in the company textile archive way back in 1803.

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London's Regent's Place development has an awe-inspiring new pavillion with LEDs embedded in the cobbles below that bathe the beautiful structure in an ethereal golden light....

London's Regent's Place development has an awe-inspiring new pavillion with LEDs embedded in the cobbles below that bathe the beautiful structure in an ethereal golden light....

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A house made of two, by naf architect & design.

A house made of two, by naf architect & design.

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this house, located in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by naf architect & design is developed on 3 levels. The first level is a black cedar box containing the bedroom and the entrance, the second level a terrace whit nothing but steel columns holding up the third level which contains the living room and kitchen.

this house, located in Hiroshima, Japan, designed by naf architect & design is developed on 3 levels. The first level is a black cedar box containing the bedroom and the entrance, the second level a terrace whit nothing but steel columns holding up the third level which contains the living room and kitchen.

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Serial Stylist — Quarters. A short by Mark Jardine of Elder Jerez Jr's work space.

VIDEOSerial Stylist — Quarters. A short by Mark Jardine of Elder Jerez Jr's work space.

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The Swiss practice U15 Novello Eligio Architecte realised this single family residence in an rural area in the north of Lausanne. The building is the metaphor of the stone on the lawn...

The Swiss practice U15 Novello Eligio Architecte realised this single family residence in an rural area in the north of Lausanne. The building is the metaphor of the stone on the lawn...

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Ateliers Ciudad de las Artes, Córdoba, Argentina / Lucio Morini + GGMPU Arquitectos

Ateliers Ciudad de las Artes, Córdoba, Argentina / Lucio Morini + GGMPU Arquitectos

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The formidable one-woman show Ilse Crawford talks shop about her designs for the Soho House New York, High Road House in London and more in this new video podcast.

The formidable one-woman show Ilse Crawford talks shop about her designs for the Soho House New York, High Road House in London and more in this new video podcast.

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Non-intrusive canoe garage built on the shore of a reservoir in Zahara de la Sierra, one of southern Spain's 'Pueblos Blancos'... traditional hillside villages, famed for their white washed buildings....

Non-intrusive canoe garage built on the shore of a reservoir in Zahara de la Sierra, one of southern Spain's 'Pueblos Blancos'... traditional hillside villages, famed for their white washed buildings....

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designed by ryoichi kojima, this house, located in ota-ku, tokyo. is a three-storey single family house where the living room is a wooden cabin suspended between the two side walls.

designed by ryoichi kojima, this house, located in ota-ku, tokyo. is a three-storey single family house where the living room is a wooden cabin suspended between the two side walls.

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Take a look inside the bizarro pod-like bathroom of The Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne.

Take a look inside the bizarro pod-like bathroom of The Flaming Lips' frontman Wayne Coyne.

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Stair porn at the new lobby for the Sabadell Bank in Barcelona, Spain. Designed by Mateo Arquitectura.

Stair porn at the new lobby for the Sabadell Bank in Barcelona, Spain. Designed by Mateo Arquitectura.

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Exploded House by GAD in the Turkish coast. The pools on the top of the house help cooling the house, allowing it to be enclosed only by glass, to achieve 360 degrees over the landscape.

Exploded House by GAD in the Turkish coast. The pools on the top of the house help cooling the house, allowing it to be enclosed only by glass, to achieve 360 degrees over the landscape.

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CookieBar: a pop-up store designed by vPPR and held by celebrity baker, Dorie Greenspan, sold out every day last week within a few hours to mobs of cookie-loving New Yorkers. Amazing display.

CookieBar: a pop-up store designed by vPPR and held by celebrity baker, Dorie Greenspan, sold out every day last week within a few hours to mobs of cookie-loving New Yorkers. Amazing display.

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Aesthetic private residence with strong color of black and yellow designed by Marc Koehler Architects.

Aesthetic private residence with strong color of black and yellow designed by Marc Koehler Architects.

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The Kaide-Taide project by Aamu Song & Johan Olin bends the railings of the 8 storey building into new shapes, providing places to sit and lean on as well as opening up new views from the stairwell.

The Kaide-Taide project by Aamu Song & Johan Olin bends the railings of the 8 storey building into new shapes, providing places to sit and lean on as well as opening up new views from the stairwell.

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This zero-carbon underground home was designed by Make Architects for green enthusiast and British soccer star Gary Neville.

This zero-carbon underground home was designed by Make Architects for green enthusiast and British soccer star Gary Neville.

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Good Design Hotel, design by Massimo Iosa Ghini.

Good Design Hotel, design by Massimo Iosa Ghini.

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"Mila e la notte. Evening dresses by Mila Schon 1966-1993" will be on till 18 April 2010. Art direction, design and exhibition by Nucleo design studio. Exhibit located in Salone degli Incanti in Trieste, and sponsored by Trieste local council.

"Mila e la notte. Evening dresses by Mila Schon 1966-1993" will be on till 18 April 2010. Art direction, design and exhibition by Nucleo design studio. Exhibit located in Salone degli Incanti in Trieste, and sponsored by Trieste local council.

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Embedded in the exotic Antiparos lands in Greece, this stunning home comes to demonstrate, once again, the trend of stone homes.  The amazing architecture plans belong to Deca, based in Athens.

Embedded in the exotic Antiparos lands in Greece, this stunning home comes to demonstrate, once again, the trend of stone homes. The amazing architecture plans belong to Deca, based in Athens.

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Australian architect Dane Richardson designed this house in Eagle Bay, Western Australia.

Australian architect Dane Richardson designed this house in Eagle Bay, Western Australia.

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Gary Chang's apartment can be configured in over 24 different ways through the use of sliding wall units and fold away furniture.. and in only 32 square meters

Gary Chang's apartment can be configured in over 24 different ways through the use of sliding wall units and fold away furniture.. and in only 32 square meters

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The Dovecot Studio, Sufffolk, by Haworth Tompkins: AJ Small Projects shortlist #3

The Dovecot Studio, Sufffolk, by Haworth Tompkins: AJ Small Projects shortlist #3

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BIG Architects have conceived of a a bubbly cloudscape made of recycled PVC for the Warm Up music festival at New York's P.S.1 gallery.

BIG Architects have conceived of a a bubbly cloudscape made of recycled PVC for the Warm Up music festival at New York's P.S.1 gallery.

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Through the (orange) looking glass ~ and other stunning views of SF and my suite at the Clift Hotel San Francisco by Morgans Hotel Group ~ b/c its true "The World Needs More Interesting."

FEATUREDThrough the (orange) looking glass ~ and other stunning views of SF and my suite at the Clift Hotel San Francisco by Morgans Hotel Group ~ b/c its true "The World Needs More Interesting."

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In an area of new housing development Blok Kats van Veen realised this triangular shaped villa in big contrast to the traditional housing around it.

In an area of new housing development Blok Kats van Veen realised this triangular shaped villa in big contrast to the traditional housing around it.

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Rosa Muerta is a vacation rental house designed by Robert Stone. With careful climate strategy, the house offers a comfortable interior in the middle of the desert, and great details such as the steel roses.

Rosa Muerta is a vacation rental house designed by Robert Stone. With careful climate strategy, the house offers a comfortable interior in the middle of the desert, and great details such as the steel roses.

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The Royal Shakespeare Company will spend several hundred thousand dollars to construct a full-size replica of their new theater in Stratford-upon-Avon, and then ship it in pieces to NYC.

The Royal Shakespeare Company will spend several hundred thousand dollars to construct a full-size replica of their new theater in Stratford-upon-Avon, and then ship it in pieces to NYC.

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Interview with minimalist furniture designer Nils Holger Moormann. Working with mostly young, unknown designers he has mastered the art of simple modernity, becoming one of the pioneering voices leading the ‘New German School’

Interview with minimalist furniture designer Nils Holger Moormann. Working with mostly young, unknown designers he has mastered the art of simple modernity, becoming one of the pioneering voices leading the ‘New German School’

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Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, Germany displays 160 vehicles and over 1,500 exhibits on nine different levels that covers a floor space of 16,500.

Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart, Germany displays 160 vehicles and over 1,500 exhibits on nine different levels that covers a floor space of 16,500.

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The Desert Organ by Adel Zakout. “To design a structure that is sculpted by the shamal, perforated by the sun and that sings the song of the wind.”—Adel Zakout

The Desert Organ by Adel Zakout. “To design a structure that is sculpted by the shamal, perforated by the sun and that sings the song of the wind.”—Adel Zakout

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Norway’s Jarmund / Vigsnæs AS Architects have designed the Edge House in Kolbotn, Norway.

Norway’s Jarmund / Vigsnæs AS Architects have designed the Edge House in Kolbotn, Norway.

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Have a visit to the Citizen Architecture website and check out their trailer.  This is a very interesting film about those who teach the kind of architecture that can help people.

Have a visit to the Citizen Architecture website and check out their trailer. This is a very interesting film about those who teach the kind of architecture that can help people.

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Inspired by “classic circus elements”, Jaime Hayón's wonderful design for Camper's Tokyo outpost is a light, airy space, abundant in youthful vigor and laden with charming details....

Inspired by “classic circus elements”, Jaime Hayón's wonderful design for Camper's Tokyo outpost is a light, airy space, abundant in youthful vigor and laden with charming details....

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CplusC Architects and Builders have completed the Queens Park Residence in Sydney, Australia

CplusC Architects and Builders have completed the Queens Park Residence in Sydney, Australia

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Looking down on a city cross walk that can feel like a math/physics diagram... unique room at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco with a huge curved window spanning most of the room

FEATUREDLooking down on a city cross walk that can feel like a math/physics diagram... unique room at Hotel Vitale in San Francisco with a huge curved window spanning most of the room

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Andrés Remy Architects designed The Black House in a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Andrés Remy Architects designed The Black House in a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Australian architect Max Pritchard designed the Southern Ocean Lodge, located on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

Australian architect Max Pritchard designed the Southern Ocean Lodge, located on Kangaroo Island in South Australia.

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this studio by the canadian firm gh3 takes its surroundings as an elemental design element, creating 360º views. the black and white interiors eliminate all distractions, letting you focus on the landscape

this studio by the canadian firm gh3 takes its surroundings as an elemental design element, creating 360º views. the black and white interiors eliminate all distractions, letting you focus on the landscape

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»The Essence of Things« Exhibition by Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein/Germany, runs from Mar 20 2010 thru Sept 19 2010.

»The Essence of Things« Exhibition by Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein/Germany, runs from Mar 20 2010 thru Sept 19 2010.

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