A look at @4FreedomsPark in #NYC, one of Louis Kahn's last designs, reviewed by Oheri Otobo @greatspaces. Get the full first series episode HERE. See full article HERE.



Frank Gehry Claims Today’s Architecture is (Mostly) “Pure Shit”

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Fired up Frank: Emotions may have been running high considering this past week for Frank. Read More...







Two Shows for Frank Gehry, as His Vuitton Foundation Opens

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The Louis Vuitton Foundation, a private cultural center and contemporary-art museum designed by Frank Gehry, opens to the public next week. Read More...







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BIG Envisions Zootopia for Givskud In Denmark

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Commissioned by the Givskud Zoo, architecture office BIG has envisioned ‘Zootopia’, which unites an array of international animals on a site in central Denmark. See More




Introducing “Potty-Girl x Archdaily,” The Architect of the Future?

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On Inspiration
“I look for inspiration (or opportunities) from people and places rather than looking for people and places to host my ideas.” 
Julia King        See more 





Sunglasses Made From Hemp and Flax Fibre Composite by Sam Whitten

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Sam Whitten has designed and manufactured ‘hemp eyewear’, sunglasses made from a hemp fibre composite. See More






25 countries Photoshop Esther Honig to Make Her Beautiful

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Journalist Esther Honig asks 40 graphic artists from around the world to "make her beautiful". See More






One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects

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Here are new images of Zaha Hadid Architects' proposed 215-metre-high residential skyscraper for Miami. See More

BIG Unveils Spiralling Museum for Swiss Watchmaker

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The Maison des Fondateurs will be located at Audemars Piguet's historic workshop complex in VallĂ©e de Joux, western Switzerland, where the company has been based since its establishment in 1875. Bjarke Ingels' firm will give the complex a new visitor attraction. See More

The Domino Sugar Factory's Beautiful Decline

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Ten Years after closing its doors, the Brooklyn Domino Sugar Refinery's Iconic forty-foot tall yellow sign is still legible along the waterfront, even from parts of Manhattan. See More

Issam Fares Institute – American University of Beirut / Zaha Hadid Architects

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The IFI’s design builds upon the institute’s mission as a catalyst and connector between AUB, researchers and the global community. See More

Three Projects That Transform Low-Tech Materials Into Innovative Design

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These three projects show us how local, common materials can become more than the sum of their parts. See More







KHT House x I.R.A.

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It is composed of a one-story house for elder family, a two-story house for younger family. See More

Villa A x A-OMA

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The project is most of all characterized by an intentional environmental care. See More








Rutgers Business School

The new business school serves as a gateway to the Rutgers campus, part of a master plan also designed by TEN Arquitectos.  See More

 

 

 

 

The World's First Zombie Proof House

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“The Safe House,” designed by KWK Promes, starts to get eerily close to something I could work with, if say 200 bludgeoned members of the undead army came over to eat their way into borrowing some sugar.
Read more at http://all-that-is-interesting.com/post/4956385434/the-first-zombie-proof-house#d7scWMmvBHqLoWKk.99
“The most essential item for our clients was acquiring the feeling of maximum security,” begins the designers’ website in the summary of the structure. Who wouldn’t feel safe in a concrete rectangle that folds in upon itself to become completely sealed? Even the windows are covered with a slab of concrete when the structure is on nap time.
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The cuboid building is a concrete monolith, while its non-fixed components are composed of light steel trusses filled with mineral wool to ensure complete insulation. See More
“The Safe House,” designed by KWK Promes, starts to get eerily close to something I could work with, if say 200 bludgeoned members of the undead army came over to eat their way into borrowing some sugar.
Read more at http://all-that-is-interesting.com/post/4956385434/the-first-zombie-proof-house#d7scWMmvBHqLoWKk.99

"Four Freedoms Park with Louis Khan/Franklin D. Roosevelt" by Oheri Otobo - A Motion Picture

Last winter we decided to do our last shoot unlike any other shoots off the outskirts of Manhattan - at Louis Khan's Four Freedom Park in Roosevelt Island, an area where we thought to never to film. See More

GIFs Turn Architecture Into Animated Art

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Axel de Stampa has shared with us his awesome series of architecture gifs! See More