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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Venice Biennale creative directors named

28 September 2009 | by Gemma Battenbough | Architecture & Design Architectural photographer John Gollings and Melbourne-based architect Ivan Rijavec will head the creative team for the Australian Pavilion at the upcoming 12th Venice International Architecture Biennale. The team’s two-part ‘NOW + WHEN Australian Urbanism’ exhibition will highlight three of Australia’s most interesting urban regions

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Wooden House by Architect Wim Goes

I instantly dug this retreat house.  Tell me you wouldn’t be living large vacationing here.  Take a look. What other’s are saying: Good Millwork Weekend RETREAT! Amazing use of wood architecture. Sexy lake diggs! Vertical facades are opaque to outside, yet allow view of lake and garden from within. I can picture myself lazing about on the dock

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Pritzker Prize winner reveals Museum of Nature & Science plans for Dallas

From our friends at ArchitectureNews.com Thom Mayne has revealed his dramatic design for the new $185 million Perot Museum of Nature and Science at Victory Park in Dallas with groundbreaking due this Autumn. Described as a “living educational tool featuring architecture inspired by nature and science,” the new facility designed by his firm, Morphosis, will

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Wall Built Entirely by Robot / Pike Loop by Gramazio & Kohler

Once again the folks at RADDblog post an exciting story about architecture & design.  Look at this beautiful brick wall built by a robot, allowing the designer to realize designs advanced in computer aided design programs directly to the construction process with no compromise.  Later this month the robot will build another wall in Manhatten. 

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You Know About Freshkills Park Right?

Good, then you’ve already checked out Freshkills Park Blog then, or maybe the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation’s Freshkills Park page

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The International House on University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus

My immediate reaction to this was WOW because it seems to pop off the page, but upon closer review it initial luster was scummed by it massing.  It sort of resembles a Zamboni and I can’t get that image out of my head.  Not good. Via DailyDose The International House on University of Nottingham’s Jubilee

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Camper Bike by Kevin Cyr – Innovative Mind and Extraordinary Circumstances

Brooklyn, New York based artist Kevin Cyr created a small mobile house called “Camper Bike”.  The project follows a previous project of his called “Camper Kart”.  According to Cry, “it investigates habitats and housing; recycling and ecology; exploration and mobility” Camper Bike Camper Kart More information and images via Kevin Cry website

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Sunset Cabin in Canada by Taylor Smyth Architects

Like I said yesterday…The residential projects featured on the design and architecture blogs are fantastic and abundant.  Take a look at this cabin designed by Ontario, Canada firm Taylor Smith Architects.  And when your done visit their website for more interesting projects. The client has a house on the shores of Lake Simcoe in Southern

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SkyCottage Residence by archimania located in Memphis, TN

Just when I think I’ve seen the coolest house on the planet something upstages it.  I found this project today designed by archimania on the Karmatrendz Blog.  Here’s a taste. From Karmatrendz Blog SkyCottage is a progressive home whose design is informed by the view of the Mississippi River, embraces the challenges of a tight

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BIG to Design Shenzhen International Energy Mansion

Amid the real estate and construction doldrums here in the US, it’s nice to see that exciting buildings are still being planned in other countries. From RADDblog: Copenhagen-based BIG, in collaboration with ARUP and Transsolar, was awarded the first prize in the international competition to design Shenzhen International Energy Mansion, the regional headquarters for the Shenzhen Energy Company.  Located in

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