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In Focus: Josef Schulz "sachliches": Grau-magenta, 2007, C-Print, 100 x 136 cm © Josef Schulz In Focus is Archinect's series of features dedicated to profiling the photographers who help make the work of architects look that much better. What has attracted them to architecture? How do they work?

Relaying the most contagious acts of resistance Where Do We Migrate To? Curated by Niels Van Tomme, Director of Arts and Media at Provisions Learning Project in Washington, DC and organized with the Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture in Baltimore, Where Do We Migrate To? explores contemporary issues of migration as well as experiences of displacement and exile. Situating the contemporary individual in a world of advanced globalization, the artworks address how a multiplicity of migratory encounters demand an increasingly complex understanding of the human condition. As such, the exhibition allows multiple perspectives about its subject matter to unfold simultaneously, opening up a range of political, psychological, poetic, and pragmatic manifestations of the contemporary migrant experience.

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Architecture Over the past seven years, at our creative agency, Access, we have worked with a number of residential and commercial property developers from Abu Dhabi to Sydney, helping them with development and strategy. Yet we see so often the sad sight of yet another mediocre building going up. We see city councils approving mediocre design and we see cities looking uglier because of it. We see property developers rushing to get their building up, wanting to make a quick sale and profit, and not really caring or thinking about the aesthetics of the building. Does the building enhance the surrounding area or make it worse? Small Houses, Tiny Homes, Compact Houses I’m a big fan of living lightly on our stunning planet and love my modern comforts as well. In Light House, by Camera Buildings, your home can be comfy in its tiny foot print. At an overall size of under 100 sq.ft., this small home is 8’-4” x 12’-0”. It’s built for you in a factory in British Columbia so on-site building headaches do not exist, except for the foundation that you’ll need. Continue reading The addition and transformation of this house in a dense neighborhood in Japan is genius!

SCOTT BROWN & VENTURI - MUSEO DENISE SCOTT BROWN & ROBERT VENTURIInterview by Adam Marcus. . . venturi, scott brown and associates, inc., learning from las vegas studio, 1968, photograph (courtesy of venturi, scott brown and associates, inc.) "Is not Main Street almost all right?" ADA 2011: Architecture Dissertation Award AWR is pleased to invite students around the world to take part to the competition for graduate thesis on sustainable architecture and design innovation. The goal of this competition is to increase and promote sustainability culture and green architecture. Participation is open to all graduates of architecture and engineering faculties coming from all over the world. The theses, made individually or in groups, must have been discussed in the period between January 1, 2009 and October 31, 2011. The thesis submitted in the competition should cover the following areas: urban planning, architecture and tecnology. For more information, please click here.

2011 Annual Question There's a lot of stuff in the world: trees, cars, galaxies, benzene, the Baths of Caracalla, your pancreas, Ottawa, ennui, Walter Mondale. How does it all fit together? In a word… Supervenience. (Pronounced soo-per-VEEN-yence. Souan Tea House by Toshihiko Suzuki We're heading to Tokyo today for Tokyo design week so, while we're on the plane, here is some contemporary Japanese architecture for you to enjoy, courtesy of New Zen, a recent book about contemporary Japanese tea houses published by 8Books. The project shown here is Souan Tea House by Toshihiko Suzuki, which was built in 2003. 8books is a new, London-based publishing company specialising in architecture and design titles. The US edition of the New Zen, written by Michael Freeman, has just been published. Captions are from the book: Above: The designer’s atelier, which houses the tea-ceremony room, is located on a mountain slope in Yamagata Prefecture.

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Psychologist shows why we “choke” under pressure – and how to avoid it A star golfer misses a critical putt; a brilliant student fails to ace a test; a savvy salesperson blows a key presentation. Each of these people has suffered the same bump in mental processing: They have just choked under pressure. It's tempting to dismiss such failures as "just nerves."

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