L.A. fire officials reveal new details about potential suspect in Da Vinci arson case

Officials have offered a $170,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the arsonist behind the blaze that consumed a seven-story building in the Da Vinci apartment complex and damaged the freeway and neighboring buildings. Inve… Sigue leyendo

Deluxe Mountain Chalets / Viereck Architects

Architects: Viereck Architects
Location: Styria, Austria
Area: 316.0 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Courtesy of Viereck Architects

From the architect.… Set within the scenic mountain panorama of upper Styria, Austria, the “Deluxe Mountain Chalets” serve as an extension to the numerously Sigue leyendo

How to Decide Between Hiring an Architect or a Designer

The big question is: What’s the difference? You want a new home from top to bottom, so who do you hire— An architect? An interior designer? Or both? Few people realize that many designers have some knowledge and training in architecture, similarly, many architects have knowledge and training in design. While both these professions revolve […]

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PagePark Architects to lead Glasgow School of Art restoration

Glasgow-based PagePark Architects have been appointed from a shortlist of five companies who bid for the role.

They will now start work on a detailed plan for restoration. Work is expected to begin in spring 2016 with hopes for academic access from 2… Sigue leyendo

GRAFT Reveals Final Design for Munich’s APASSIONATA Park

GRAFT Architects has released the final designs for the APASSIONATA adventure park. The competition-winning proposal aims to become a hub for leisure and entertainment in Munich, Germany, featuring a year-round venue for relaxation, discovery, and interaction with horses.
Check out the design and watch a virtual tour of …
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Google doodle honors Eiffel Tower’s 126th opening anniversary

The Eiffel Tower, one of Paris’s most visited attractions, welcoming almost seven million visitors per year, was completed 126 years ago today – and there’s a Google Doodle to mark the anniversary.Contrary to the Telegraph quote above, the Eiffel Tower… Sigue leyendo

A Pavilion on the Garden / Rafael Alanis, Andres Bonino, Matias Coll, Diego Secco

Architects: Rafael Alanis, Andres Bonino, Matias Coll, Diego Secco
Location: Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Avenida Tomas Giribaldi 2283, Montevideo 11300, Uruguay
Area: 35.0 sqm
Year: 2015
Photographs: Marcos Guiponi

Collaborator: Emi Garateguy
Advisors: Magnone-Pollio Ingenieros.

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Gehry’s new Facebook campus opens for business

But the Facebook building is something different. […]

For one, it’s more subdued. … Gehry held back for Facebook. “From the start, Mark wanted a space that was unassuming, matter-of-fact, and cost effective,” Gehry says in statem… Sigue leyendo

Page/Park Wins Competition to Rebuild Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art

Page/Park Architects have been announced as winner of a competition to restore Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art (GSA). The Scottish practice, chosen ahead of four other shortlisted architects, will now develop plans to restore the building’s library and all… Sigue leyendo

Extravagant Fabric Design Made of Geometric Sequins: Eprisma

Extravagant fabric design can stop you in your way. Whether it decorates a window you walk by or you simply see a photo of this modern fabric, the Eprisma extravagant fabric by Création Baumann looks and feels like a piece of art. Imagine a dull space being adorned with this magical-looking modern fabric and you will […]

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