Google Unveils BIG + Heatherwick Studios Collaboration for New Campus Master Plan

“Silicon Valley has been the cradle of a series of innovations that, over the last decades, have propelled technology and [the] world economy, but all of the resources, all of the intelligence, has been invested into the immaterial, the digital r… Sigue leyendo

4 Building Images Shortlisted for Sony 2015 World Photography Award

The World Photography Organization has revealed 35 images that are being considered to be the “world’s best contemporary photograph.” Of the shortlisted selection, beauty found within our built world takes center stage in four of the images. All entries were… Sigue leyendo

Cube Houses / Aleph Zero + Studio Juliano Monteiro

Architects: Aleph Zero, Studio Juliano Monteiro
Location: Curitiba – State of Paraná, Brazil
Architect In Charge: Gustavo Utrabo, Pedro Duschenes, Juliano Monteiro
Area: 1678.0 sqm
Photographs: Felipe Gomes

Collaborators: Lucas Issey Kodama, Arq. Ernesto Bueno, Mariana Bittencourt
Client: CasaLinea

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Archinect’s Lexicon: “Ethnoburb”

ethnoburbs (noun): ”suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and business districts in large American metropolitan areas. They are multi-ethnic communities, in which one ethnic minority group has a significant concentration, but does not… Sigue leyendo

See BIG & Heatherwick’s Design for Google’s California Headquarters

Images have been unveiled of BIG and Heatherwick Studio’s design for Google’s Mountain View headquarters. The plan, submitted to city council today, proposes to redevelop and expand the company’s home office with a series of lightweight canopy-like structures organized within a… Sigue leyendo

Winona House / 25:8 Research + Design

Architects: 25:8 Research + Design
Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Project Lead: Jay S. Lim, OAA, AIA, LEED AP
Area: 1400.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Lorne Shawn Blythe

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HY-Bol Pavilion at City College of New York

The HY-Bol Pavilion, designed and built in the summer of 2014 by students of the Spitzer school of Architecture at City College New York, was the culmination of a series of courses devoted to the expression of complex geometric curvature. Contemporary … Sigue leyendo

ISIS continues destruction of ancient artefacts, burns Mosul library, smashes antique statues

Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artefacts that are thousands of years old, in the group’s latest rampage which threatens to upend millennia of coexistence in the Middle East.

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Get Lectured: University of Kentucky, Spring ’15

Archinect’s Architecture School Lecture Guide for Winter-Spring 2015Archinect’s Get Lectured is back in session! Get Lectured is an ongoing series where we feature a school’s lecture series—and their snazzy posters—for the current term. Che… Sigue leyendo

Editor’s Picks #406

Julia Ingalls published another edition of Archinect’s UpStarts: featuring Martha Read Architects. Referring to the design for a Marina authorities Building in Porto Montenegro, Olaf Design Ninja_ commented “it’s like it’s dan… Sigue leyendo