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What Architecture Schools Get Wrong

The new film Reality Check follows a year in the life of Virginia Tech’s design/buildLAB, bringing a long-simmering debate over architecture education to the screen.<p>In 2012, a group of students at the Virginia Tech School of Architecture and Design came together to build Clifton Forge, Virginia, a …

The First of 5 Unique Circle Yachts : JAZZ Yacht by Zaha Hadid Architects

When Zaha Hadid Architects design a yacht, you can bet it would feature fluid dynamics exterior, just like Unique Circle Yachts. This <b>JAZZ yacht</b>, as …

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Architectural renderings now "indistinguishable from photos" says leading visual artist

<b>Interview:</b> renderings are now as convincing as reality and are changing the way people perceive architecture, according to architectural …

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The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares …

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Articles about beauty vs politics architecture art and design washington dc on Dwell.com - Dwell

For co-founders Jake and Pum Lefebure of Design Army, family and business work well together.<p>Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide...<p>"Architecture, Art, and Collaborative Design" is a traveling exhibition …

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Non-Denominational Chapel Stands in Harmony with Nature

Developed by architect E. Fay Jones, <i>The Thorncrown Chapel</i> stands among the trees in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and serves as a non-denominational chapel for anyone interested in getting married within the nature-inspired space. Since 1980, the majestic design has provided visitors with a unique, …

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What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

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Then-and-Now Images of NYC Created by Blending in Vintage Crime Scene Photos

Then-and-now photos are always fascinating to see. Historical scenes come to life when blended into or placed side-by-side with modern-day …

Articles about architect we love sou fujimoto on Dwell.com - Dwell

With his experimental buildings, the Tokyo-based architect is creating a new breed of hybrid design.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, …

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Heliocosm by FREAKS freearchitects

French studio FREAKS freearchitects have inserted a rectangular timber tunnel inside this Paris cosmetics shop.<p>The shop, called Heliocosm, also …

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Gorgeous Fragmented Watercolors Form Soothing Cityscapes

These gorgeous watercolor paintings feature soothing landscapes that fade off into the surface of the paper. Created by South Korea-based designer and illustrator Sunga Park, each scene is a study of the architecture located in cities around the world, including London, Paris, Busan, Istanbul, …

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Construction Vehicles Designed as Gothic Architecture

Belgian artist Wim Delvoye creates large-scale sculptures of vehicles typically found on construction sites, using an intricate lattice design. Inspired by Gothic architecture, the massive laser-cut Corten steel structures break the boundaries between constructing tools and resulting art. They …

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Manipulations of Space Create Mesmerizing Optical Illusions

These colorful optical illusions by photographer Georges Rousse are so mesmerizing! In his work, the Paris-based artist transforms deserted buildings into site-specific artwork. He arranges materials and paints that blend with the architecture, and then documents and presents the work through …

Art

The world's best student housing: the top 10 architecture projects

This year's winner of the Carbuncle Cup for the country's worst building plumbed new depths of awfulness in standards of student housing – providing cramped cells that look directly on to a brick wall. Adding insult to injury, the planners refused permission for this abysmal scheme, only to have …

Visitors Get Soaking Wet by a Towering Shower in Germany

From the company that brought you the Rain Room comes a new interactive artwork that will get you soaking wet. Tower: Instant Structure for Schacht XII is a site specific installation made for the Ruhrtriennale Arts Festival in Germany by studio rAndom International that pours 30,000 liters of …

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Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

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A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

'Prison-like' student housing wins Carbuncle Cup for worst building

UCL accommodation with windows facing on to walls reveals a wider problem with the standard of student housing<p>Cramped rooms with low ceilings and one small window facing directly on to a brick wall. If you crane your neck, you can just about see the outside world. It could be a description of the …

The Beauty of European Architecture in One Stunning Time-Lapse

Luke Shepard set out to create an epic journey, traversing 36 cities and 21 countries with the goal of capturing beautiful and historic European …

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This Paris Building Has A Fluttering Origami Facade

In another hard-won triumph for contemporary architecture in Paris, a new building casts stone into bright and airy modernism.<p>Paris’s urban center is a large set piece that’s preened and preserved to look every bit like the City of Lights you see in the movies. Contemporary architects who break …

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“Architecture is defined by the actions it witnesses, as much as by the enclosure of its walls.”

“Architecture is defined by the actions it witnesses, as much as by the enclosure of its walls.”

An Architecture Firm Packs Serious Style Into A Skinny Footprint

NatureHumaine turned the close quarters of a Montreal street into a collaborative space.<p>Architects, or the famous ones at least, have a reputation for neglecting the needs of their clients. And there are many, many leaky roofs in the history of the practice that give credence to the claim.<p>But …

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Exploring the Artistic Side of Practical Design: Winter Passing Chair

Long and fluffy as a winter day, this highly creative chair designed by Alexandra Kehayoglu and Maxi Ciovich is special furniture piece with the odd …