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These Sleeping Pods Are Designed To Let You Live At Work. Tour the rogner bad blumau spa designed by friedensreich hundertwasser. Jan 19, 2015 tour the rogner bad blumau spa, designed by friedensreich hundertwasser.

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Top 17 World’s Strangest Buildings

Mind House (Barcelona, Spain) 2. How To Keep Our Buildings From Making Us Fat. It's tough to find time in a busy schedule for a full workout, but there's a pretty easy opportunity for exercise that many of us pass up every day.

How To Keep Our Buildings From Making Us Fat

That would be the decision to take stairs instead of an elevator. The flights would add up if we let them: up and down at the office, maybe once again for lunch, maybe yet again at our apartment building. The 17 Coolest Signatures Of Famous People, Past And Present. The Truth About Building With Glass. “Everybody wants a story to tell.

The Truth About Building With Glass

They want a feeling. People want something that can be photographed, that could be Facebook friendly.” So said Randal Stancik, the vice president of Willis Tower’s Skydeck Chicago observatory when I spoke with him in 2010 about The Ledge, the four transparent glass balconies that protrude 103 stories above street level from the top of what was once the world’s tallest building. Wednesday night, a "Facebook moment" is exactly what 23-year-old Alejandro Garibay got when he stepped out on one of the 45-square-foot slabs of glass with his brother and his two cousins. “I had my palms on the floor and I could feel it cracking," he told the Chicago Tribune.

Con la nueva burguesía aymara nace en Bolivia la arquitectura “neoandina” — La Jornada. Galería de fotos El Alto.

Con la nueva burguesía aymara nace en Bolivia la arquitectura “neoandina” — La Jornada

Con su estilo barroco y atrevido, lleno de símbolos andinos, las minimansiones que afloran en las calles de El Alto, la pujante ciudad pegada a La Paz que crece a paso acelerado, no pasan inadvertidas. Are These The 10 Buildings That Shaped America? Architecture matters, just not in the way it does to architects.

Are These The 10 Buildings That Shaped America?

Have a look at any public architecture poll in America, and you’ll find the same buildings jostling for the top spots. The White House. The U.S. Capitol. 10 películas que todo estudiante de arquitectura tiene que ver. 4.

10 películas que todo estudiante de arquitectura tiene que ver

Gorgeous Housing That People Can Actually Afford. A Visual Tour Of America's Most Fascinating Public Libraries. In 1994, photographer Robert Dawson began an odds-and-ends project.

A Visual Tour Of America's Most Fascinating Public Libraries

Whenever he traveled, he'd take pictures of public libraries. Then, a handful of years ago, he started taking trips across the United States just for the libraries--like the shed that served a one-person county in Nebraska, or the Texas library that housed a "petroleum room" with all sorts of George Bush-themed collectibles. The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014.

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing Awards, which highlight ten diverse projects from a beautiful weekend home near a British Columbia ski resort, to a Los Angeles condo building with an adjustable facade, to a breakthrough housing development that supports adults with autism in Sonoma, California. All of the residences incorporate energy-efficient features, such as green roofs, natural ventilation, and passive solar design that helps keep the interior comfortable with a modicum of energy output. Check out the winners in the slideshow above. 9 Of The World's Most Inventive Tiny Buildings. Most people tend to describe their dream houses as sprawling and palatial--but maybe that’s because they haven’t yet seen the gorgeous and inventive nooks featured in Small Architecture Now!.

9 Of The World's Most Inventive Tiny Buildings

The structures shown here push the potential of the square foot to its limits, revealing that some of the world’s most beautifully designed spaces are also the smallest ones. Indeed, many of today’s top architects, from Frank Gehry to Tadao Ando, started their careers designing very small homes, as author Philip Jodidio points out. The tiny dwellings in this book give hope to those of us living in urban shoeboxes--as 70% of the world’s population will be urban by 2050, urban architects can't afford to waste an inch of space.

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014. Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.” Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing Awards, which highlight ten diverse projects from a beautiful weekend home near a British Columbia ski resort, to a Los Angeles condo building with an adjustable facade, to a breakthrough housing development that supports adults with autism in Sonoma, California. All of the residences incorporate energy-efficient features, such as green roofs, natural ventilation, and passive solar design that helps keep the interior comfortable with a modicum of energy output.

This Elevator Might Make You Forget You're Stuck In A Metal Death Trap With Strangers. Unless someone comes up with a better way for groups of people to move vertically within tall buildings (pneumatic tubes, anyone?) , elevators are here to stay in our rapidly urbanizing world. This alone is a testament to human adaptability, because elevators, when you really stop to think about them, are terrifying. But maybe the elevator experience doesn’t have to land somewhere on a spectrum among awkward, mind-numbingly dull, and panicky. This Crazy Liquid Blob Is Actually The House Of The Future. Think of a generic house, and you probably picture something along the lines of a simple children’s drawing: A basic box with a few windows and a door. Even as architectural styles have evolved, the typical form of a home has stayed more or less the same. That’s why, at first glance, it’s hard to tell that this new design from postgraduate architecture student Gonzalo Vaíllo Martínez is a house at all.

The designer wanted to challenge conventional expectations for houses of the near future. “We still have many restrictions imposed by Modernism,” Vaíllo says. “They are embedded in society, even if they are outdated. Vaíllo’s sprawling, fluid home, inspired by microcellular systems and biogenetics, is designed to be made from concrete and 3-D printed panels and frames. The house is made of three main sections. Though Vaíllo says the house would be possible to build, it wouldn't be easy. This Tree-Inspired Skyscraper Sits On Top Of Streets And Sucks Up Pollution. When the L.A. freeway system was built in the 1940s and 1950s, the city saw the massive new roads as a magical solution for bad traffic. That clearly didn’t end up being the case, and the freeways also had the unintended consequences of splitting up neighborhoods and creating more poverty. In some other cities, aging freeways are being torn up and turned into surface streets or even parks.

But what happens when a place like L.A. isn’t quite ready to give up existing infrastructure? One somewhat improbable idea: Build another layer of the city over the roads, reconnecting neighborhoods by making it easier to walk. If 27 Famous Artists Designed Buildings. Have you ever loved a painting so much you wanted to step inside and live in it for a while? The aching color of a Rothko composition or a surreal Dali dreamscape might make more exciting living spaces than our boxy apartments or monotonous suburban homes. In his latest illustration series, "Archist," Barcelona-based designer Federico Babina imagines what buildings might look like had they been designed by 27 famous artists in their signature styles. What if Picasso had designed a jagged cubist fortress?

What if Damien Hirst slapped his trademark polka dots onto a sleek modernist pad? What if Piet Mondrian lent his elegant approach to geometry and color to an apartment building? Throughout history, movements in art and architecture have been inextricably linked, subtly influencing one another. 4 Insane Urban Designs That Might Shape The Skylines Of The Future. In the future, there will be more buildings that cope with flooding, that cater to retirees, and that generate their own energy and food. The four concepts below are from this year's World Architecture Festival Awards ("Future Projects - Experimental" category). See the full list of contenders here. 2050 Ultra Flood Plain. THE LIFE NEUROTIC WITH STEVE'S ISSUES - photos by mohammad reza domiri ganji in iran of:...

20 Miles of Stained Glass Colored Ribbon Hang Inside a SF Cathedral. Walk into the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco from now till the end of February and you'll find a gorgeous art installation that features 20 miles of ribbon cascading from the church's vaulted ceiling arches. Artist Anne Patterson is behind Graced With Light, an installation consisting of nearly 1,000 satin ribbons with colors inspired by stained glass. It took the artist months to prepare, which she did in her art studio in Manhattan by constructing a 3/16-inch scale model of it with embroidery floss. Vertical Glass House Features Transparent Floors & Ceilings. Vertical Glass House, a four-story building in Shanghai, China, proves that architecture has the ability to be both inconspicuous and provocative. Splendid Botanical Gardens Full of Stained Glass Murals.

When the city market of Toluca, Mexico was closed in 1975, local artist Leopoldo Flores stepped forward with a plan to save the historic site. Eugène Viollet-le-Duc. Retrato de Viollet-le-Duc por Nadar. » Restaurar, preservar. Restaurar un edificio no es mantenerlo, repararlo o rehacerlo, es restituirlo a un estado completo que quizás no haya existido nunca”Viollet-le-Duc. A casa que intrigou Vinícius. A arquitetura de Casapueblo, do artista Carlos Paez Vilaró, é a inspiração de Vinícius de Moraes para escrever "A Casa" que vive na memória da infância brasileira "Era uma casa / Muito engraçada / Não tinha teto / Não tinha nada / Ninguém podia / Entrar nela não / Porque na casa / Não tinha chão / Ninguém podia / Dormir na rede / Porque a casa / Não tinha parede / Ninguém podia / Fazer pipi / Porque penico / Não tinha ali / Mas era feita / Com muito esmero / Na Rua dos Bobos / Número Zero.

" Zaha Hadid's sport stadiums: 'Too big, too expensive, too much like a vagina' 10 Of the Strangest Homes In the World. EmailEmail. ArboSkin spiky facade made from bioplastics by ITKE. Japanese architects rally against Zaha Hadid's 2020 Olympic Stadium. Botanic garden in Australia wins World Landscape of the Year 2013. These Tiny Wooden Houses Are The College Dorm Of The Future.

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Eileen Gray movie The Price of Desire to tackle Le Corbusier murals controversy. Green. Estructura. Infographic: 8 Of History's Biggest Design Failures. A Pair Of Artists Reveal China's Counterfeit Cities. Inside The Greenest Office Building In The World. The ABC of Architects. A Pair Of Artists Reveal China's Counterfeit Cities. A Design Revolution That Could Lift Humanity. Espacios reducidos. Fuentes. Top 20 World Most Beautiful Living Spaces. US lawmakers move to scrap Gehry's Eisenhower memorial.

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Oscar niemeyer. Breathtaking Pictures Of Hong Kong's Urban Canyons. (dis)location. 10 Masterpiece Buildings That Turn Concrete Into Poetry. Bsarethinkingarchitecture. [AC-CA] International Architectural Competition - Concours d'Architecture. Micro Apartments Give A Hint Of City Living's Future.

ARTE A LA CALLE. Scrap Skyscraper by Projeto Coletivo. The Floating Cinema - Cool Stuff. Arquitectas progresistas. Paris bridge competition won by bureau faceB's quivering wire. World-Class Buildings For The Underserved, At Under $10k. Shanghai International Cruise Terminal by Sparch. Bicycle Transit Center by KGP Design Studio. Polar Umbrella wins eVolo Skyscraper Competition 2013. Io9. Humanitarian Design. World-Class Buildings For The Underserved, At Under $10k.