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CobaltNiche - Industrial Design - Citywide H2Pod Urban Watering System

Urban Regeneration in Bradford City Centre - 9th June, 2012 (1080 HD)

Industrial art sign dedicated for park

Industry City Ditches Plans For College Dorms in Sunset Park

NYU and CUNY were once considering opening dorms at the 32-acre complex<p>The Industry City megaproject in Sunset Park will no longer have college dormitories, <i>Crain's</i> reports. Lead developer Jamestown Properties nixed plans for the dorms after local residents and City Councilman Carlos Menchaca voiced …

Skyscrapers

Trends in Urban Design with Dr. Richard Plunz

Talking Shop: On the Future of Urban Design

Alexander Wang moves show to Brooklyn Navy Yard

IAAC Lecture Series 2014 - Maria Aiolova

Who Creates the City? Transforming the Brooklyn Navy Yard into a sustainable industrial park

MODU's Cloud Seeding installation activates a plaza with a playful roof of plastic balls

Located in the Israeli Museum Holon’s urban plaza, Cloud Seeding pavilion by MODU hosts leisure and cultural events.<p>In collaboration with design …

Cloud Computing

Temporary Permanence Installation / Arup Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Urbanism & Architecture Biennale brief called for an urban intervention concerned with Re-Use and …

Urbanism

London Design Festival announces installations for 2016

<b>London Design Festival 2016</b>: Benjamin Hubert, Alison Brooks and dRMM are among the architects and designers that will create installations for this …

Playgrounds for All

The success of “joint use” programs in San Francisco and New York shows the benefits of opening schoolyards up to the local community.<p>On a crisp, sunny Saturday morning in February, the yard surrounding San Francisco’s Alvarado Elementary School buzzes with activity. Adept climbers grunt as they …

San Francisco

Paris Introduces Car-Free Sundays

Banning vehicles from parts of the city—including the Champs Elysées—is part of an ongoing effort to curb pollution.<p>Beginning May 8, some Sundays in Paris will be a little less smoggy.<p>The French city will ban car traffic along the Champs Elysées and nine other routes on the first Sunday of each …

Pollution

A Cozy Cabin Pops Up to Replace New York's Steaming Manholes

Artist Mark Reigelman II says he will install the wee house throughout the year, “assuming I don’t get arrested or the cabin confiscated.”<p>Anyone who’s lived in New York has seen those orange-and-white tubes stuck like big straws into the street, drawing up steam from somewhere in the city’s boiling …

Cabins

Kengo Kuma completes Chinese spa resort with pixellated stonework

The pieces of multi-tonal stone used to construct this spa resort in southwest China by Kengo Kuma give the complex a pixelated appearance (+ …

DSDHA's Corner House boasts a hidden roofscape adorned with "crystalline pavilions"

Architecture office DSDHA has completed an apartment block in London's Fitzrovia, which has a pair of faceted glass volumes concealed behind its …

Gallery of Nieto Sobejano Wins Competition to Design New Guangzhou Science Museum - 4

Image 4 of 5 from gallery of Nieto Sobejano Wins Competition to Design New Guangzhou Science Museum. Guangzhou Science Museum. Image Courtesy of …

Science Museums

Nieto Sobejano

Weddle Gilmore, West 8 and Colwell Shelor Selected to Redesign Arizona's Mesa City Center

Weddle Gilmore black rock studio, West 8 and Colwell Shelor Landscape Architecture have been selected to transform 19 acres surrounding Arizona's …

Architecture

Building Concept Imagines Trees on Roofs to Replenish Green Space in Cities

In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the amount of available greenery has diminished. While the landscape was originally lush with tropical forests, it's currently experiencing rapid urbanization, as are other cities in the country. There's an overabundance of motorbikes that cause traffic congestion and …

Ho Chi Minh City

Fantastic Holiday Home In Norway Splits Into Two Branches With Stunning Views

When you’re designing or building a holiday home, the location is extremely important. It usually tells you exactly how to structure and orient the …

Architecture

Monochrome apartment by Maciej Kurkowski and Maciej Sutuła features conference spaces

A geometric arrangement of CNC-cut plywood panels defines a lounge space in one corner of this live/work apartment in Warsaw by Polish designers …

Best Subcompact Cars | Small Cars - Consumer Reports News

Best overall<p>As a sedan or a hatchback, the Rio feels like a bigger car. It comes well equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission, Bluetooth …

12 Things They Don’t Teach You In School About Being A Designer

So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane.<p>My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design (I think we’re pretty damn good now), but we were really green at business. In some ways, our …

4 Insane Urban Designs That Might Shape The Skylines Of The Future

From a downtown built to survive underwater to a skyscraper covered in tiny hairs, here are some of the most out-there ideas for what cities might look like in the coming decades.<p>In the future, there will be more buildings that cope with flooding, that cater to retirees, and that generate their own …

Dwell

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Home Tours

FRAC Dunkerque / Lacaton & Vassal

The FRAC houses regionally assembled public collections of contemporary art.<p>These collections are conserved, archived and presented to the public …

Architecture

Diller Scofidio + Renfro Designs Public Plaza, Restaurant for LA’s Broad Museum

Alongside news that The Broad’s completion date has been pushed back to 2015, rather than this fall, <b>Diller Scofidio + Renfro</b> has unveiled a new …

California

Winning Submissions Envision Gateway for Abandoned Railway in Queens

The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) committee of the AIA New York Chapter has announced the winners of its 2014 biennial design ideas …

New Mexico