Zaha’s Baku win ignites protests over forced eviction and suspicions over worker’s rights and human trafficking

Human Rights Watch said that, along with the Crystal Hall, stage of the 2012 Eurovision song contest, and the park-cum-shopping mall of the Winter Garden, the centre is one of the city’s many oil-fuelled grand projects that have seen local people evict… Sigue leyendo

Temple University Physicist proposes three 1,000-foot walls to tornado-proof Midwest

In a paper he recently published in the International Journal of Modern Physics B, Tao points to two regions of China… that have a similar geographic location as the Midwest—but far fewer tornadoes. The difference, he says, is that China’s plai… Sigue leyendo

Luker House in Barnes / Jamie Fobert Architects

Architects: Jamie Fobert Architects
Location: Barnes County, ND, USA
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Jamie Fobert Architects

Contractor: REM Projects Ltd
Structural Engineer: Pole Associates
Joinery Contractor: Dickinson Joinery

From the architect.… Services Engineer, Henry Luker, commissioned a generously-sized family Sigue leyendo

Ganadores de los premios Cosentino Design Challenge 8

Se ha hecho público el fallo de la octava edición del concurso internacional para estudiantes Cosentino Design Challenge, que promueve la investigación en torno a la configuración de espacios, materiales y sistemas constructivos…

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Philip Johnson’s “Tent of Tomorrow” Receives $5.8M for Its Restoration

Philip Johnson lovers rejoice! It was just announced that the city will put aside $5.8 million to restore the dilapidated crown jewel of the 1964-65 World’s Fair in Flushing…

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Sculptures by Megan McGlynn

Architectural Model Style wooden sculptures based on neuroanatomy. Sigue leyendo

Ground breaking for Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

Danish Rock Museum by MVRDV

MVRDV and COBE together with Wessberg engineers and LIWplanning have started construction of the new home for the Danish Rock Museum (DRM) in Roskilde, Denmark. Roskilde is the location of the annual Roskilde Festival, the largest North European culture and music festival.     The museum, which offers visitors an adventurous rock music experience, will […]
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Dog House: World’s Largest Dog Park, Psychology Center Could Be Built Near Los Angeles

In one of AN‘s many visits to offices around the West Coast we recently stumbled upon a true gem. Apparently the dog whisperer, Cesar Milan, is hoping to build an estate for himself in Santa Clarita, north of Los Angeles, that would include the world’s largest dog park, a home for his foundation, the Dog Psychology […]
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Ravishing Collection of Living Spaces Exemplifying An Eclectic Residence Design

Custom home building and remodeling company Refined imagined a home where natural light meets modern design lines in a successful effort to offer its inhabitants the best customized design. Seen as an elegant background for daily life, the collection of carefully designed spaces feature furniture items you might recognize and lines that accentuate the welcoming nature of […]

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Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation to build sustainable homes for Native Americans

Brad Pitt’s home-building operation, Make It Right, was initially established in 2007 to rebuild homes in New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina. The non-profit has built dozens of starchitect-designed houses in New Orleans and a subsequent expansion to Kansas City, near where the actor grew up. Now the organization has taken up its latest charitable challenge: […]
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