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One of the more interesting products these days is the tree house. Designed by architects, certified by engineers, built by specialists, they are more and more passing from dream to reality. And should you not… Read More

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On Wednesday, Chicago’s mayor showcased a plan to boost tourism by spotlighting the city’s architectural wonders.  He hoped that Chicago would be turned into a Midwest version of Paris — La Ville Lumiere, the City… Read More

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And the big winner of the night was French duo, Daft Punk. Originally from Paris, France, the mysterious due, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo met at the Lycee Carnot school in 1987. One of… Read More

KingdomTower

Kingdom Tower is the first 1 kilometer tall skyscraper that has entered development in the city of Jeddah. It’s 1000 meters is a staggering height to even comprehend but the $1.23 billion project is very… Read More

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Taipei has been selected as the 2016 World Design Capital (WDC).  The city campaigned under the slogan “Adaptive City: Design in Motion,” focusing on how design can improve the living standards of their citizens.  Over… Read More

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The Courtyard-Residence Inn Central Park in New York City is claiming the title of North America’s tallest hotel. Opened December 29, 2013, the $320 million, 68-story building houses two separate hotels, a Courtyard and a… Read More

Renowned architect Frank Gehry may get another chance to re-imagine the Los Angeles skyline, with officials poised to consider his design for a $750-million residential, hotel and retail complex across the street from his famed… Read More

Architects vs. contractors – we know which side would probably win in arm wrestling. Now we find out which side wins in an all-out rap battle. Watch and make sure to VOTE below and let… Read More

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After a long period of planning and construction, Cedars Sinai Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion has finally opened in Los Angeles.  Several years in the making, it was worth the wait. As an eco-friendly building, the… Read More

Memorial Phoenix Laboratory, U-Mich

It’s always great to see classic lab buildings getting the love they deserve. The University of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Laboratory was originally built in 1955. Now, Lord Aeck Sargent (LAS) has designed an $11 million… Read More

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In a unique approach, University Hospitals’ Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio decided to go directly to their patients when designing the $232 million addition to their cancer center. The addition will triple the space… Read More

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The American Institute of Architects recently named the 2014 Honor Awards, selecting 26 projects from over 700 submissions. Nine of the awards were granted to interior architecture projects. The 2014 Honor Awards for Architecture went… Read More

LullabyFactory

Hackney-based Studio Weave has constructed a network of listening pipes in a back courtyard of London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital to create a secret factory of lullabies for ill children,  The Lullaby factory.  Architects Je… Read More

zaha hadid beko building belgrade

Focused on urban regeneration, Zaha Hadid revealed her contemporary master plan for Beko, the abandoned Beko textile factory in Belgrade, in a style that directly reflects her distinct style of Parametricism.

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The world’s first vertical forest is rising in Milan. Designed by Boeri Studio, The Bosco Verticale, the project’s official title, will be completed later this year. The plan consists of two apartment towers festooned with… Read More