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    New Éire: Ireland's modernist self-fashioning ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    14.01.2011

    Ireland is in a reflective mood these days. With the island nation on the edge of Europe facing up to the reality of a severely damaged economy and a decimated construction industry, nostalgia is doing what it's wont to do.

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    Help the Aged: innovative adaptive reuse in architecture

    Alyn Griffiths

    18.12.2010

    'Waste not, want not' is an expression that has become increasingly pertinent in recent years as economic conditions have forced many of us to tighten our belts and make the most of what we have, rather than constantly replacing old with new. This

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    Bucharest: The 2010 Mix

    Alexander Horne

    16.12.2010

    In the world of design, China's rapid-manufacturing prowess and the oil-fuelled 'tabula rasa' urban developments of countries such as the UAE and Kazakhstan have given cause for thought in a typically Western-dominated field. But what of the

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    Real Terms: the authentic approach of architects Carmody ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    10.12.2010

    'Emerging', 'the ones to watch' and 'the stars of tomorrow' are just some of the labels that have been applied of late to young London-based architectural practice Carmody Groarke. Founded just four years ago, the studio has more than proved its

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    Quiet Musings: Andres Lepik

    David Sokol

    30.11.2010

    A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this first part of a short series examining post-spectacle museums, Museum of Modern Art contemporary architecture

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    Erst Moskau, dann die Welt: Corporate Architecture der neuen ...

    Susanne Fritz

    04.11.2010

    Google sucht zur Abwechslung einmal selbst: Nach mehr Usern, denn im Gegensatz zu Googles Vorherrschaft in anderen Ländern ist der Marktanteil in Russland bei ca. 20 % stagniert. .Die russische Suchmaschine Yandex hingegen hat einen Marktanteil von

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    Picnic, plants, architecture - the fascinating world of ...

    Susanne Fritz

    25.09.2010

    One of today's most outstanding architects has been selected as the guest of honour at this year's "Interieur" trade fair in Kortrijk (Belgium). Junya Ishigami, a pupil of Kazuyo Sejima, is the founder of junya.ishigami+associates, lecturer at the

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    The Presence of Absence: Detroit's haunting ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    03.09.2010

    There's faded grandeur. And then there's Detroit. Once the fourth-largest city in the US, its spectacular economic and social decline is writ large in the disintegration of its architectural fabric. With its former manufacturing industries decimated

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    Viaducts: new urban encounters

    Tim Abrahams

    21.08.2010

    An intelligent approach to repurposing disused viaducts is providing a number of cities with new public spaces that delight users with fresh and intriguing perspectives of familiar urban landscapes. Architonic examines how such projects, in turning

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    Right on So Many Levels: innovative car-park design

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    18.08.2010

    When Joni Mitchell sang that 'they paved paradise and put up a parking lot', she neatly expressed our none-too-positive relationship with that most modern of building types, the car park. Architonic invites you to pull up to the bumper and take a

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    A Size Issue

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    31.07.2010

    Architonic reviews '1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces', the latest exhibition at London's Victoria & Albert Museum

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    Over Site: how Caracas's new cable-car system is making ...

    David Sokol

    29.07.2010

    Once so disenfranchised that they didn't even appear on maps of the city, Caracas's favelas are, thanks to projects such as the technically and politically remarkable MetroCable transport system in San Agustín, acquiring a social legitimacy. Here,

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    Route Master: the 2010 London Festival of Architecture

    Tim Abrahams

    17.07.2010

    With the 2012 Olympics coming round that last bend and into view, this year's geographic-route-fixated London Festival of Architecture decided on 'The Welcoming City' as its theme. But just how welcome was that as an idea.

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    Exhibition: Richard Neutra in Europe (1960–1970)

    Susanne Fritz

    07.07.2010

    Between 1960 and 1970, so in just ten years, the American architect Richard Neutra (*1892 in Vienna, †1970 in Wuppertal) had eight villas constructed in Europe; four in Switzerland (one of which was the only one to be built without a flat roof),

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    Look Who's Talking: architecture in the ...

    Alexander Horne

    16.06.2010

    If architecture is the accumulation of centuries of knowledge, then what of its existence in an era of perpetual and instantaneous updates that the Internet and social networking brings? For a technology-driven industry, it seems slow to embrace the

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    Camouflage Architecture: underground buildings

    Susanne Fritz

    10.06.2010

    If you're familiar with the Wombles, then you probably encountered underground architecture at any early age. .It's unlikely that the following projects were inspired by the Wombles, but that doesn't mean they're any less successful in terms of

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    A Railroad Runs Through It

    David Sokol

    28.05.2010

    When Manhattan's High Line – a disused section of freight railtrack turned magical stretch of urban park – opened in 2009, New Yorkers took to the sky. But the innovative conversion of the former train corridor by James Corner Field Operations

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    Rezension: 'Mythos Metropolis' von Franziska ...

    Susanne Junker

    20.05.2010

    Die Stadt mit ihrem Reichtum an narrativen und mythischen Bildwelten hat über eine lange Zeit hinweg einen besonderen Topos in der modernen Vorstellungswelt belegt. Ein neues Buch von Franziska Bollerey, herausgegeben in deutscher und englischer

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    Sarasota Revisited: Architonic explores the architectural ...

    David Sokol

    15.05.2010

    The 'Sarasota School of Architecture' was coined as an historical term by architect Gene Leedy in the 1980s to describe the unique mid-century, European-Modernism-meets-Florida architecture of the city. Here, we examine how the physical legacy of

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    Making an Exhibition of Ourselves: Architonic deciphers some ...

    Tim Abrahams

    15.05.2010

    No form of architecture is perhaps as loaded with rhetoric as the expo pavilion. With hundreds of countries currently jostling at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai to attract visitors into their little piece of home, Architonic takes a look at what's at

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    'Form follows fear': in conversation with Roberto ...

    David Sokol

    28.04.2010

    Architonic talks to Miami-based artists Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt about the relation between art and architecture, and how public space has become more contested than ever.

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    Getting high in London: the 2012 Olympic city's ...

    Tim Abrahams

    22.04.2010

    When Mayor of London Boris Johnson unveiled the design of a 115-metre-high steel tower by renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor, which is to be built next to the city's new 2012 Olympic Stadium, the reaction from press and public was one of emphatic

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    'Harmonious Anarchy': revisiting Hak Nam, Hong ...

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    09.04.2010

    When photographer Greg Girard decided to visit the notorious, citadel-like 'Walled City' slum in Hong Kong's Kowloon, where the daily lives of 35,000 people played out, he was told he may not come back alive. Luckily for him, he did. And, luckily for

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    The windows of the world: new full-height glazing systems

    Susanne Fritz

    30.03.2010

    The panorama window allows you to the bring the beauty of nature into your home, while keeping extremes of weather firmly outside. The systems presented here by Architonic turn the architectural visions of the Modern Movement into a reality.

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    Rezension: 'Heavenly Vaults' von David Stephenson

    Susanne Junker

    23.03.2010

    Wir leben in einer Zeit, in der Sakral-Architektur zum emotionalen Thema geworden ist. (Man denke an die jüngst getroffene Entscheidung der Schweiz, den Bau von Minaretten zu verbieten.) David Stephensons Buch mit beeindruckenden Fotografien von

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    Rezension: 'Snøhetta Works' von Snøhetta

    Susanne Junker

    20.03.2010

    Architonic hat für Sie einen Blick in die neue Werkmonografie des norwegischen Architekturbüros 'Snøhetta' geworfen und entdeckte dabei, was sich unter einer Schneekuppe so alles befinden kann.

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    Vitra Brings It Home

    Simon Keane-Cowell

    22.02.2010

    It's all round to Vitra's place in Weil am Rhein as the leading design manufacturer opens its striking new VitraHaus, designed by Herzog & de Meuron.

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    Alfred Messels Wertheimbauten in Berlin

    Susanne Junker

    07.01.2010

    Der Beginn der modernen Architektur in Deutschland. Mit einem Verzeichnis zu Messels Werken

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    Das Labyrinthische

    Susanne Junker

    03.12.2009

    Über die Idee des Verborgenen, Rätselhaften, Schwierigen in der Geschichte der Architektur

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    High Alpine buildings – modern day witch houses

    Susanne Fritz

    04.11.2009

    Life threatening conditions, abode of trolls and witches:.The Alpine inhabitants of the Middle Ages avoided the mighty peaks and icy heights of the high Alpine regions. Nowadays they are accessible for tourism.

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    Adolf Loos

    Susanne Junker

    19.10.2009

    Adolf Loos’ Haus am Michaelerplatz in Wien und seine legendären polemischen Essays wie “Ornament und Verbrechen” (1908) oder “Ins Leere gesprochen” (1921) sind Standard in jeder Architekturlehre.

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    Photography to go to rack and ruin

    NoéMie Schwaller

    29.09.2009

    His photo tours have taken him to abandoned factories, clinics, hotels and ghost towns in Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the continental US, Hawaii and the Ukraine.

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    Transit Shopping

    Susanne Fritz

    29.09.2009

    The retail industry is going through a difficult time and has been complaining about stagnation in its customer base. The big shopping malls are competing with each other to attract shoppers.

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    Intuitive Interaction

    Nora Schmidt

    29.09.2009

    Interaction with sensory user interfaces – computers, automats, mobile phones – has become part of our everyday life.

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    Media Façade

    Susanne Fritz

    28.09.2009

    Architecture tends to use media facades more and more as a stylistic feature. What used to be applied to facades after construction more in the way of a blemish is now part of the planning process.

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    Die besten Einfamilienhäuser in der Stadt

    Susanne Junker

    17.09.2009

    "Als Nonplusultra urbaner Behausung galt da schon eine renovierte Jugendstilwohnung – am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts.” Mit diesem Stossseufzer leiten die beiden Autoren ein Buch ein,

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    Laces of Architecture

    NoéMie Schwaller

    07.09.2009

    Finesse of detail, shadows and light, mystery and beauty, coupled with a precision of gesture in production. The fragments of stone filigree adorning gothic cathedrals and Moor palaces have marked the history of architecture.

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    The Venetian City Garden

    Susanne Junker

    03.09.2009

    Gardens in Venice? In view of the fact that Venice immediately evokes associations with lagoons, canals, palazzi and small, densely built-up areas of land surrounded by water, this sounds like something of a contradiction.

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    Parque Biblioteca España

    NoéMie Schwaller

    10.08.2009

    In areas of urban underprivilege and unrest, libraries can improve the quality of life. Based on the urban development model of Chicago, a library park has now sprung up in Medellín, the second-biggest city in Columbia.

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    Memory

    NoéMie Schwaller

    08.08.2009

    Technology, nature and tradition are all reflected in the sculpture 'Memory', which will be on display at this year's South African art festival 'AfrikaBurn'.

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    Peter Cook: On Lines and Shadows

    David Sokol

    05.08.2009

    Peter Cook is a Washington, DC–based principal of Davis Brody Bond Aedas

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    Architecture &

    Architonic

    29.07.2009

    Founded in 2009 by the School of Arts, Culture and Environment at the University of Edinburgh the Journal Architecture & provides a platform for innovative ideas in design and research practices.

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    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art

    NoéMie Schwaller

    15.07.2009

    Herning Museum of Contemporary Art will open to the public on September 9, 2009 uniting three distinct cultural institutions: the Herning Center of the Arts, the MidWest Ensemble and the Socle du Monde.

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    Remembering Jan Kaplický - Architect of Future Systems

    NoéMie Schwaller

    12.07.2009

    The Design Museum London pays tribute to the astonishing architect

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    Eight Linked Towers

    Architonic

    11.07.2009

    Best Tall Building 2009 in the Asia and Australia category by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

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    Wohnhäuser

    Susanne Junker

    28.06.2009

    Hier liegt ein großformatig-schweres Buch vor mit einem etwas reisserischen Titel, doch der Blick in die porträtierten Häuser besänftigt sofort.

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    A walk through history

    Architonic

    25.06.2009

    The proposal for the Macedonia Fight Museum by the Swedish architects Joakim Kaminsky and Fredrik Kjellgren consists of a chronological walk through Macedonian history, covered in the soft light filtrated by Macedonian marble.

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    O.H.W.O.W.

    NoéMie Schwaller

    24.06.2009

    Aaron Bondaroff and Al Moran's O.H.W.O.W. invades Athens and presents the 'Greasy Spoon pop-up shop' designed by Rafael de Cardenas of Architecture at Large.

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    155 Cumberland

    NoéMie Schwaller

    23.06.2009

    For 155 Cumberland Quadrangle Architects Limited deservedly won the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada’s (RAIC) Award of Excellence for Innovation in Architecture.

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    Sedus in Dogern

    Sedus

    03.06.2009

    The winner of the architectural competition to design the new Sedus office building in Dogern, Germany, has been announced: the Munich-based architect’s office Allmann Sattler Wappner.

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    Katharina Grosse. I'd like a large studio in the centre ...

    Susanne Junker

    02.06.2009

    The book can be read as a kind of continuation of the title, in that it is a monologue by the artist Katharina Grosse about building a house and about her own house, a highly personal description of thoughts and perceptions.

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    Deadline Today!

    wonderland

    28.05.2009

    Architectural and competitive practices across Europe: challenged and topically presented by wonderland

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    Frank Lloyd Wright

    Susanne Junker

    18.05.2009

    Sein Leben erzählt in Briefen, Plänen, Dokumenten (His life in letters, plans, documents)

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    Haus K. in O. (House K. in O.)

    Susanne Junker

    11.05.2009

    Eine Villa von Martin Elsaesser für Philipp F. Reemtsma .(A villa by Martin Elsaesser for Philipp F. Reemtsma)

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    Economic crisis – disaster or opportunity?

    Dr. phil. Friederike Mehlau Wiebking

    07.05.2009

    We have not experienced a crisis of this magnitude since 'Black Friday' in 1929, when the stock market crash rocked the world economy. However, times of recession do not necessarily mean stagnation. In the field of public investment they instead

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    Grand Pari(s)

    NoéMie Schwaller

    06.05.2009

    “We have to think big”, said President Sarkozy on 30 April 2009 at the opening of the exhibition at the Palais de Chaillot, where ten of thirty-seven future models for the re-design of Paris are on display.

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    Carchitecture

    Susanne Fritz

    04.05.2009

    The big car manufacturers have recently discovered an effective marketing instrument in a new kind of corporate architecture: large museums and car collection centres built right next to the production plant, where the customer can experienced an

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    Urban Swiss Design: Glattalbahn Zurich

    Dr. phil. Friederike Mehlau Wiebking

    28.04.2009

    Architonic Series 'Investment Stimulus for Public Projects', Article 1

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    Festival of temporary architecture?

    NoéMie Schwaller

    28.04.2009

    Whereas on previous occasions Milan always proved to be a festival of temporary architecture, this year we had to look hard for innovative concepts.

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    Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics

    Nora Schmidt

    17.04.2009

    The Center was designed by the Californian firm of architects Morphosis and named after its generous sponsor Charles H. Cahill, who helped finance a large share of the 50 million dollar building.

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    Grand Stand 2

    Susanne Junker

    10.04.2009

    Even the most spectacular trade fair stand disappears again as fast as it was set up and remains only an ephemeral memory. However this two-volume photographic record, the result of a cooperation between publishers Frame and Gestalten Verlag.

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    ORDOS 100 #34

    Architonic

    10.04.2009

    The program: a house. Our concept: universal need for shelter. Solution: a void.

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    The UAE Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 breaks ground

    Foster + Partners

    03.04.2009

    Drawing inspiration from the form of a sand dune, the pavilion is a reference to this symbolic feature of the desert landscape shared by each of the seven emirates.

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    The Matchbox strikes

    Architonic

    01.04.2009

    Granted aesthetic planning permission in Amsterdam North, The Matchbox is a blend of artistic, creative and commercial spaces tailored to suit this artistic quarter.

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    Sanitary fixtures as furniture, taps as sculptural objects

    Nils Becker

    30.03.2009

    Even though for 50 years it has been one of the world's leading trade fairs for the building industry, at first glance all the things which nowadays lie behind the three letters ISH are not immediately obvious.

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    Habitat Machines

    Nora Schmidt

    26.03.2009

    Science fiction – the world after its destruction in the year 2347. This could be a rough description of the first impression created by the photo-montages of the Canadian artist Dave Trautrimas.

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    Herzog & de Meuron 1997 - 2001

    Susanne Junker

    17.03.2009

    From being known only to insiders Herzog & de Meuron have become megastars, and their awards include the 2001 Pritzker Preis and the 2007 Praemium Imperiale. Volume 4 of their complete work has now been published and covers the years 1997 to

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    Escape Hill

    Architonic

    17.03.2009

    The controversial Tsunami Museum in Aceh will come to represent a fitting place for reflection but at its opening last week a row over the 700 families still to be re-housed overshadowed the event.

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    schmidt hammer lassen architects to build largest library in ...

    SHL Architects

    09.03.2009

    Scandinavia's largest public library will be realized on the waterfront of Aarhus in western Denmark

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    Housing moves on

    Susanne Junker

    06.03.2009

    Starting with the concept of 'individual design for living', what forms, themes and tendencies determine the parameters for today's housing design?

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    Box of Tricks

    Architonic

    03.03.2009

    It looks like open space, but behind movable walls, this tiny apartment holds surprises.

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    Opening MUMUTH

    NoéMie Schwaller

    02.03.2009

    "It should be possible not just to hear the music but also to see it." - Ben van Berkel

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    Landhäuser in Berlin (Berlin residences) 1933-1945

    Susanne Junker

    23.02.2009

    Die Bauwerke und Kunstdenkmäler von Berlin (Berlin's architectural works and artistic monuments)

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    Urban Art Photography

    Susanne Junker

    09.02.2009

    At the end of the Eighties Jürgen Große began to document street art in Berlin with his camera. This new large-format illustrated volume contains a selection from twenty years of intensive field research.

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    The Modulor House

    Nora Schmidt

    09.02.2009

    The Berlin material supplier for architects and designers opens a creative store in Moritzplatz, Kreuzberg

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    In Detail: Materials for Interiors

    Susanne Junker

    30.01.2009

    The latest volume in the prestigious 'Edition Detail' is, as the title suggests, devoted to materials for the interior.

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    An intermediate space

    Nora Schmidt

    30.01.2009

    At this year's imm cologne Degenhardt presented 'Landed', the prototype of a prefabricated house, in cooperation with Richard Lampert.

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    Unsung America: Pop!Tech

    David Sokol

    28.01.2009

    Pop!Tech is a yearly conference held in Camden, Maine. Andrew Zolli will tell you, though, that it’s really a community of innovators whose ongoing dialogue just happens to culminate in the annual retreat.

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    Europe´s Bio-Battery

    Nora Schmidt

    16.01.2009

    Europe remains the theme. Kem Koolhaas has recently presented a complex master plan for a European energy park in the North Sea.

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    RELAXX sport and leisure center

    Architonic

    12.01.2009

    The new RELAXX Sport Centre ar Bratislava enters the rush locality, harmonizes and directs the noise and chaos. This house is like a sculpture symbolizing the beauty of restlessness and the poetics of velocity.

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    Details

    Susanne Junker

    05.01.2009

    In the form of a script Kristina Raderschad has put together a collection of annotated illustrations which deal with those aspects of our homes which do not normally form the highlights of books and magazines on home furnishing.

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    Welcome to Vertigo

    NoéMie Schwaller

    22.12.2008

    Viewing platforms promise a very special kind of experience. However, in spite of the breathtaking views they provide, these spectacularly constructed platforms themselves are often not noticed.

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    Anish Kapoor: Memory

    Susanne Junker

    19.12.2008

    Exhibition at the Deutsche Guggenheim / Berlin until 1.2.2009

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    Pilgrims Architecture

    Nora Schmidt

    19.12.2008

    In order to create centres along the way where the pilgrims can rest and pray the municipalities involved have commissioned eleven artists and architects to develop architectural solutions for this out-of-the-ordinary context.

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    The new Vitruvius, or what is architecture?

    Susanne Junker

    12.12.2008

    Let's be honest, which of us has read the 'De architectura libri decem' ("Ten books about architecture") by Vitruvius, or even part of the work? Even though searching Google for 'Vitruvius' will produce no less than a staggering 3.6 million hits.

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    On a large scale

    Klaus Leuschel

    12.12.2008

    If not entirely forgotten, so far the oeuvre of the Lausanne architect Jean Tschumi has at least been known for the most part only to insiders. This is no accident, in that post-war modernism has suffered from the popularity of classical modernism

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    Birkerød Sports and Leisure Centre

    Architonic

    10.12.2008

    This newly completed sports and leisure complex has a distinctive, sculptural quality, further enhanced by the building’s essential transparency.

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    “Urban Canyon” Townhouses Create Eco-Friendly Village ...

    Graphisoft Eva Etzel

    04.12.2008

    B9 Architects design sustainable multi-family project with ArchiCAD

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    Maine Journal: Needles in Haystack

    David Sokol

    03.12.2008

    Stuart Kestenbaum is director of Haystack Mountain School of Crafts

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    No Man's Land's Water Supply

    NoéMie Schwaller

    27.11.2008

    Fresh Water Thanks to «No Man’s Land» for the Dead Sea Region

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    FlatPak

    Nora Schmidt

    26.11.2008

    Industrially prefabricated and modular dwellings have long since established themselves, in the USA, in particular.

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    The quiet revolution

    Nora Schmidt

    26.11.2008

    There are now a number of companies on the market which specialise in the development of micro wind turbines that enable individual power generation.

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    Laboratory of the future in the desert

    Cyril Kennel

    26.11.2008

    In 2015 the world's first carbon neutral city will be ready for occupation near Abu Dhabi. The main role here will be played by pedestrians.

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    Unsung America: Less Callous in Calais

    David Sokol

    26.11.2008

    The new land port of entry in Calais, Maine, is designed by Robert Siegel Architects

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    Prefab, High-Concept and Green

    Architonic

    26.11.2008

    THOMAS SMALL is an accomplished cook, so it’s important for him to try new and exotic ingredients every now and then. When it came to the construction of his eco-friendly house, that’s exactly what his architects gave him.

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    The floating home

    NoéMie Schwaller

    26.11.2008

    In many countries there is a long tradition of living on the water, and even today many people feel the desire to live close to it. For them the solution is a houseboat or floating home, a boat which is anchored in a specific berth and is their

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