Michael E. Pipkins

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Tornado-shaped concept tower tempts fate in Tulsa

The Tulsa Tornado Tower (also known as the Oklahoma Weather Museum and Research Center) came about following an initiative by newspaper <i>Tusla People</i> …

Giancarlo Zema makes a splash with his eco-friendly solar-powered floating home

Zema is no stranger to designing innovative aquatic residences. His previous concepts have included the Trilobis 65 yacht-cum-home, a semi-submerged …

Golfboard Electric Golf Scooter

Effortlessly secure your phone to your bike with the FormMount…<p>Display the time elapsed from your anniversary with the Tenbrink…<p>Always know who is at …

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French Pavilion for Milan Expo Designed to Grow Fresh Food

For the upcoming Expo Milan 2015, the country of France envisioned their pavilion as a covered market. A competition was held to design the space with the winning entry coming from X-TU architects. They centered the 3,600 square meter building around the concept of “producing and nurturing in …

French Food

Michael Schumacher Tower / LAVA

Designed by <b>Lava</b> – Laboratory for Visionary Architecture, the Michael Schumacher Tower is developed as a prototypical design translating brand values …

Michael Schumacher

Stylish Eco-Friendly Villas Renew More Than They Consume

In the city of Kunming located in Southwest China, Vincent Callebaut Architectures has designed 45 stunning villas they call Flavours Orchard. Determined to pioneer an eco-friendly lifestyle, the stylish structures are meant to encourage a close and intimate relationship with the natural …

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Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Zero waste, lower transport costs and recyclable materials – is 3D-printing the future of housebuilding? Dutch architects are putting the process to the test for the first time in Amsterdam<p>Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon …

Jenga-Like Hotel Idea Uses Shipping Containers as Rooms

At first glance, the <i>Hive-Inn</i> resembles a colorful set of stacked blocks that are reminiscent of the fun-yet-challenging game, Jenga. They are much than that, of course, and the individual elements make up a proposed hotel concept by Hong Kong-based architects at OVA Studio. The building, designed …

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Innovative School Proposes Lush Vegetation on its Roof

The United Design Group (UDG) China recently began construction on an innovative community kindergarten in Wuxi, a city in the southern Jiangsu province. Called <i>Xieli Garden</i>, it's a spiraling three-storey structure whose sloping green roof wraps around a centralized courtyard. It aims to create the …

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Latest<p>February 22, 2018<p>It is easy to confuse a garage and a carport and it is perfectly understandable as the difference is small yet significant. …

Digital Museum / Claudiu Ionescu

“Inspired by Constantin Brancusi’s „miracle” sculpture, the building rises naturally from the ground through golden spirals (the fibonacci spirals) …

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Zaha Hadid Defends Qatar Stadium from Critics

In an exclusive interview with <i>TIME</i>, Zaha Hadid has finally responded to the claims - voiced most notably by Jon Stewart - that her design for the Al …

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Kilden teater- og konserthus, Kristiansand

Kaneohe Modern

The Art Science Museum by Moshe Safdie #architecture #singapore #archdaily #instagood #waf2013 #iphonesia #architexture

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Latest<p>February 20, 2018<p>If you want the best education, choose Europe. It is a hub of the best institutes, schools, and universities that can ensure …

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Latest<p>March 3, 2018<p>If you are into natural healing technics or are aware of the methods, then you must be familiar with something called ‘Himalayan …

100 11th Ave by #JeanNouvel. 1,650 different #window panels 🗽 #architecture #Archdaily #newyork #instagood #pritzkerprize #iphonesia

IAC Building by #FrankGehry, an iceberg in #Chelsea 🗽 #architecture #archdaily #instagood #newyork #pritzkerprize #iphonesia

4.5x20 House by AHL Architects Associates

A narrow atrium brings daylight into windowless rooms on four storeys at this renovated house in Hanoi by Vietnamese office AHL Architects Associates.<p>…

Enchanting Villa in Sweden Displaying an Interesting Blend of Simple and Rigorous Volumes

The enchanting Nilsson Villa, located in Sweden, reminds us that we’re in the middle of summer and yes, we do dream of vacation, silky sands, blue …

Modern Beach House Camouflaged as Driftwood Box: Lamble Residence

This modern beach house located on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia was envisioned as a timber driftwood box covered by a simple, yet …

Green House by Carterwilliamson Architects

Carterwilliamson Architects recently completed a family home in Rozelle, a suburb of Sydney, Australia.<p>Project description<p>The site falls by two …

Spiraling Staircase with Vegetation Embedded into Banisters

Designed by one of our favorite young designers, Paul Cocksedge, <i>The Living Staircase</i> is a spiraling set of steps that shifts the conventional construction of a staircase and how one typically interacts with it. Commissioned to create a striking central feature for London-based creative firm …

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Frank Lloyd Wright House Saved

A rare house from Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian house period has been saved by the Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas. The dramatic rescue plan to …