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The Biggest Problems You'll Run into When Renovating an Old House

Older homes have character, often boasting features like architectural windows and solid plaster walls that you don’t find in many newer buildings. …

Home Improvement

Does the 'Red Line' Apply to Syrian Rebels, Too?

Only those encouraging an escalation of western involvement in Syria would buy unsubstantiated claims that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus last week.<p>It's much more likely that the al-Qaeda-infused, Saudi Arabia-backed Syrian rebels used the weapons in an act …

Middle East

How Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin survived murder, fires, constant change

The architect's home may be best known for the fire that killed his mistress. But it's a masterpiece of marrying design and landscape. CNET Road Trip 2013 stopped by to see it firsthand.<p>SPRING GREEN, Wis. -- Is it possible for a masterwork of architecture to be best known for a grisly murder?<p>In the …

Frank Lloyd Wright

9/13

How well do you know your MoMA? If you think you can identify the artist and title of each of these works—all currently on view in the Painting and …

ARCHITECT magazine

This Teeny Camper for a Mini Cooper Started as an April Fools’ Joke

Author: Joseph Flaherty. Joseph Flaherty Design<p>Date of Publication: 08.05.13.<p>Time of Publication: 12:15 pm. 12:15 pm<p>Mini Cooper has created three …

Sunday Apartments / Woods Bagot

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Southbank, Melbourne, the new 15-storey Sunday Apartments is a mix of 237 one, two and three …

"We thought Lloyd's building was the ultimate in technology, but it's practically hand made"

In the next movie in our series focussing on key projects by Richard Rogers, the British architect talks exclusively to Dezeen about his radical …

The Decline and Revival of an American City | DAMN° Magazine

May 2013<p>An Architectural Cautionary Tale<p>When MoMA’s curator of Contemporary Architecture and Museum Design not only finds occasion to go to Flint, …

Urbanism

Arquivo de Ficção

Enquanto descubro por acaso que um dos meus últimos artigos, <i>Pimp Up Your Cart – Notes and Fictions on Instant Vendor Urbanism</i>, já está parcialmente …

How To Do Student-Led Conferences

Image from icanread<p>I seem to have written a lot about the why of student-led conferences but then have never given a step by step approach on how to …

Former Walmart Transformed Into Modern Library Space

When Walmart vacated this large warehouse building, the abandoned space sat empty for quite a while before Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle decided to do something about it. The architecture firm transformed the former retail store, located in McAllen, Texas, into a huge, functioning library.<p>124,500 …

Architecture

Here's What We Really Mean When We Say 'Middle Class'

"Middle class" remains our favored self-designation, although the percentage of Americans who select it fell from 53 percent in 2008 to 49 most recently, according to Pew Research. As a friend's high-school teacher loved to say, "The great thing about America is that everyone can be middle class." …

Middle-class