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Cemetery Pavilion

The municipality of Dalmine, a city of 25,000 inhabitants in the north of Italy, had the necessity to increase the main cemetery with a new pavilion to host 500 niches for ossuaries and cinerary urns. The new pavilion is different, with respect to the traditional typology, that is usually made up …

Researchers Tap a Sleep Switch in the Brain

Powerful new experiments have uncovered some of the molecular underpinnings of sleep.<p>The <i>Nature</i> paper reports the results from the first 8,000 mice. …

Space FA / Sebastián Yrarrázabal + Veronica Arcos + Andrea Von Chrismar

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The commission for the design store " Space FA " has two objectives. The first and foremost thing …

Giant timber nest provides meeting room at Baya Park offices by Planet 3 Studios

A wooden pod resembling the woven structure of a bird's nest can be used for meetings at this sales office for a property development in Mumbai by …

Futuristic family home by Gonzalo Vaíllo Martínez based on biogenetic forms

This conceptual design for a family home by postgraduate architecture student Gonzalo Vaíllo Martínez features a fluid structural frame, a skeletal …

Architects Imagine A "Living Skyscraper" That's One With Nature

"Re-Silience" is as close to living in an Ent from Lord Of The Rings as you'll ever get.<p><i>Images via eVolvo</i><p>At the end of March, we covered a part-skyscraper, part-forest-saving reservoir concept building called the Rainforest Guardian that has the potential to preserve and benefit the wildlife in …

Skyscrapers

This Robot Can Print A Bridge Out Of Sand

But would you walk on it?<p>Using soil or sand and some solar power, this little robot can 3-D print the walls for a single-story house or even a bridge in the middle of the desert.<p>“We wanted to use robotics to solve problems that can’t be solved by traditional construction methods,” says Petr …

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Architecture

Sculptures by XooAng Choi

View Gallery<p>Born in Seoul, South Korea, Xooang Choi works in sculpture and isntallation, creating painted polymer clay figures that often literally …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Taking its name from 15th-century Italian mosaic artisans who …

Architecture

How Living Homes May Be The Key to Greening Our Cities

By Frances Du and Denise Lu<p>We recently had a chance to sit down with Mitchell Joachim, an associate professor at NYU and Co-President of Terreform …

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Buildings Based On Human Bone Structure Could Be the Future of Cities

Biomimicry borrows design solutions from the embedded intelligence within animals' bodies—chiefly from other species. But occasionally, it also …

A Skyscraper Carved by the Sun's Rays

Ask anyone who lives in Manhattan about how they might improve their living spaces, and right behind square footage, they'll likely mention a desire …

Toward Resilient Architectures 3: How Modernism Got Square - Metropolis

As we enter an era that demands greater resilience and sustainability in our systems, we must question existing approaches to architecture and …

How Modern Architecture Got Square

<i>This article, by David Brussat of The Providence Journal's editorial board, first appeared at providencejournal.com.</i><p>In a rating of energy efficiency …

Reiser + Umemoto's Taipei Pop Music Center Breaks Ground in Taiwan

Reiser + Umemoto, RUR Architecture PC's Taipei Pop Music Center breaks ground today at the center’s site on the edge of Taipei, Taiwan. Challenging …

The Winged House / K2LD Architects

A private family residence situated on a uniquely shaped triangular plot, the Winged House frames the site with two prominent forms – the trapeziums. …

Dining Rooms

Hameau de Plantoun / Agence Bernard Bühler

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project answers to the necessity of build cheaply, offering individual housings in wood …

Top of the blocks: the world's strangest war memorials - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2013/jun/18/jan-kempenaers-spomenik-photography-in-pictures<p>720<p>From 2006 to 2009, Dutch photographer …

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Contemporist

Fire Shelter by Simon Hjermind Jensen

Danish designer Simon Hjermind Jensen has created a Fire Shelter, located in Copenhagen.<p>Description from Simon Hjermind Jensen<p>FIRE SHELTER:01 is a …

Lignum Pavilion by Frei + Saarinen Architects

Zurich-based Frei + Saarinen Architects have designed the Lignum Pavilion.<p>Description from the architects:<p>Lignum is the Swiss information centre …

Paper Chandeliers by Cristina Parreño Architecture with MIT

Cristina Parreño Architecture with MIT have created Paper Chandeliers, an installation for<br>the Art Fair ARCO in Madrid.<p>Description from Cristina …

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