Modern Architecture

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In 2006 I spoke at a conference in Budapest. At the time, there was a bunch of fascists protesting in the town square, and it was getting …

Architecture

No1 Houseboat: No1 Living 40'

No1 Living 40’ was introduced to the market in the spring of 2013. It brings a new style to the traditional way of living and spending time on the …

Architecture

Retractable restaurant addition provides flexible space that adapts to any weather

Could this be the end of waiting outside a restaurant in crappy weather? Turkish company Libart installed an innovative retractable wall system for a …

Lifestyle

Modern architecture: The home built around an old Oak tree

Using the existing old Oak, Madrone and Redwood trees in the forests of the Santa Lucia mountains to determine the shape, positioning and layout of …

Architecture

A Modern Design For A Modern Life! The Modern Lodge By KEM Architecture

Modern architecture takes on many shapes and sizes. We have seen plenty of contemporary structures over the past few years, and today we get a look …

Architecture

The alt-right targets modern architecture

You wouldn’t think the National Rifle Association would have a position on modern architecture. But then you’d get a gander of an incendiary new ad …

Boston

20 small, modern and spectacular kitchens!

Just like in any part of the house, the kitchen also requires a certain amount of inspiration when it comes to actualising a theme that will make it …

Interior Design

Hawaiian Pavilions with Beautiful Tropical Landscape

A little piece of paradise? A tropical mixture of contemporary luxury and vernacular architecture and characteristic spirit from the Polynesian …

Architecture

This is the Most Popular Style Home in America

If you're thinking of buying a home, you've likely given a lot of thought to what style suits you best. Are you drawn to the sleek lines of modern …

Real Estate

The role of plywood in modern architecture

A man who made a fortune from plywood built one of 20th-century Britain’s most exciting blocks of flats, says Judith Martin<p>I look forward to seeing the Plywood exhibition at the V&A (Oliver Wainwright, 13 July) and hope that as well as big names like Charles Eames and Elon Musk, it includes Jack …

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Innovative retractable glass roof can convert a mall into an outdoor space at the touch of a button

Large complexes such as shopping centers, hotels, conference centers aren’t exactly known for their energy-efficient design, but it doesn’t have to …

Lifestyle

9 lesser known facts you definitely need to know about this icon of modern architecture

In 1979, the first ever Pritzker Prize was awarded to Philip Johnson (July 8, 1906—January 25, 2005) for his modernist Glass House in New Canaan, …

Architecture

Gallery of A Curated Guide to the Modern Architecture of São Paulo - 11

Image 11 of 21 from gallery of A Curated Guide to the Modern Architecture of São Paulo. © Ricardo Amado

Architecture

Modern Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Modern Buildings Photos | Architectural Digest

Designed by such starchitects as Frank Gehry and Santiago Calatrava, these buildings are influenced by the shapely curves found on yachts and boats of all shapes and sizes<p>1/8<p><b>IAC Building (New York)</b><p>2/8<p><b>Burj Al Arab (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)</b><p>3/8<p><b>Kobe Maritime Museum (Kobe, Japan)</b>

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Why Is There So Much Modern Architecture In The NRA’s New Ad?

For decades, authoritarian regimes have waged war on modern architecture and the philosophy it embodies. A new ad proves it’s still a target.<p>If you came across a video featuring Frank Gehry‘s frenetic Disney Concert Hall, Renzo Piano’s towering <i>New York Times</i> building, John Portman‘s postmodern …

Frank Gehry

A white and wood home that is oh so good!

It's no secret that white and wood is a combination that ALWAYS looks good, but today, we are going to show you a modernist home that takes things to …

Interior Design

New York’s most iconic modern architecture, mapped - Curbed NY

When it comes to modern architecture, what New York City lacks in quantity, it more than makes up for in quality. The five boroughs don’t have quite the same concentration of modernist buildings as a city like Los Angeles, but the gems we do have—works by Frank Lloyd Wright, Mies van der Rohe, and …

Architecture

The 5 Best Cities in the World to Study Modern Architecture

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Modern Architecture: 6 Amazing Prefab Houses

Think of a prefabricated house as buying assembling furniture, it is developed somewhere in a different location from, once you chose what you want, …

Architecture

‘Ornament is Crime’ book celebrates the best of modern architecture

A gorgeous collection of black-and-white photographs of homes by modern masters and contemporary architects<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published on June 7 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>“Absence of ornament has brought the other arts to unsuspected heights,” …

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Wave of modernist condos ushers in new age of D.C. architecture

Condos reflect architectural influences from New York, Los Angeles and Seattle.<p>Condos reflect architectural influences from New York, Los Angeles and Seattle.<p>With a rusty-looking metal exoskeleton crisscrossing over a glass and metal base for one building and a glass-and-metal design mimicking the …

Architecture

Denver home tour showcases modern architecture of all shapes, sizes

The homeowners had some simple goals in mind when they reached out to Arch11.They wanted a modern house that was connected to the outdoors, …

Architecture

In Segregated Postwar Montgomery County, Modern Architecture Forged A Path Ahead

As Montgomery County works to foster appreciation for its midcentury modern architecture the Hammond Wood neighborhood harks back to a time when the …

Architecture

How air conditioning shaped modern architecture—and changed our climate

AC enabled glass-and-steel towers and birthed an energy crisis<p>During a conversation with the <i>New Yorker</i><i>,</i> a window washer who worked on the Empire State Building says that some of his toughest moments have been cleaning the trash that tenants toss out the windows. In his many years working on the …

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Mother's Day gift ideas: 12 picks to shop now

From beauty moments to the kind-of-useful<p>With Mother's Day fast approaching, we rounded up a dozen gorgeous gift ideas to check out now. There are delightful items for the home, including an adorable bear ice shaver, an always covetable Mosser Glass vessel, and a clever print to charm the busiest …

Mother's Day

Explore New Orleans mid-century modern architecture at upcoming events

The Preservation Resource Center, the New Orleans Architecture Foundation and Docomomo US/Louisiana are teaming up to host events exploring the sharp …

Architecture

Over 900 Black Plastic Chairs Given New Life as Architecture

A former car showroom has found a new life as innovative modern architecture thanks to the studio CHYBIK+KRISTOF. Using the idea of “façade as a functional banner,” they’ve lined the exterior of a furniture gallery with over 900 black plastic seats. The memorable covering features layered chairs …

Architecture

Gatineau Hills' iconic Strutt House opens for guided tours

<b>What is Strutt House?</b><p>It was the home of Ottawa architect James Strutt and his family. Built on the Eardley Escarpment in the Gatineau Hills in 1956, …

Architecture

Which modern architecture sites inspire you? | #ModernCentury

At World Monuments Fund we are working to discover modern buildings around the world that matter to people and learn about the threats to these …

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