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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-10-22 17:23:00
Stage One Gallery of the open, anonymous international, two-stage competition for the design of a proposed Guggenheim museum in the Finnish capital of Helsinki:


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-10-20 18:27:00
Here are some photos of The Elastic Perspective (2013) in Barendrecht, The Netherlands, by NEXT Architects, photographed by Ken Lee.5346801430_414295ea97_c.jpg" width="535" />To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-14 01:30:00
Furniture by Architects edited by Driss FaithImages Publishing Group, 2013Hardcover, 208 pagesThe appeal of furniture for architects ? both as something to use to improve a space and something to tackle as a design problem ? is undeniable. But it's also been said (by Mies van der Rohe, most famously) that designing a chair is much more difficult than designing a …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-12 22:00:00
The weather is beautiful in New York City in the fall, a great time to see the city on some architectural walking tours. Below are descriptions and dates of the tours I'm giving through the 92Y. Click on the links to purchase tickets.Saturday, September 20 at 11amSaturday, October 25 at 11am Columbus Circle and Lincoln SquareLook at and go inside some …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-12 16:00:00
Here are some photos of Metropolis (2006) in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Future Systems with Danielsen Architecture, photographed by Ximo Michavila.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-10 20:00:00
Here are some of my photos of 35XV, a building designed by FXFOWLE Architects now under construction on West 15th Street in New York City.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool To contribute your Instagram images for consideration, just::: Tag your photos #archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-09 19:30:00
This week's Building of the Week ? a feature I curate at American-Architects, where each week a recent building from a different state is highlighted ? is the Patience S. Latting Northwest Library in Oklahoma City designed by LWPB Architecture. While researching the firm and their projects for the "50x50" feature, I couldn't help noticing the way the firm faces are …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-08 16:00:00
[Photo via 860-880 Lake Shore Drive]Mies van der Rohe's 860-880 Lake Shore Drive apartments, shown above around the time of their completion in 1951, are two of the most influential towers in 20th-century architecture. Predating by seven years his Seagram Building in New York City, 860 and 880 consist of uniform facades with small, vertical I-beams in front of steel plates …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-09-07 20:30:00
Christopher Janney's Sonic Forest: Civic Celebrations opened across the street from the Center for Architecture on Friday evening. The grid of interactive pylons will be up only until September 11, but for those who can't visit by then, one of Janney's permanent pieces, Reach NYC, can be experienced on the N/Q/R platforms of the 34th Street/Herald Square station. Below are some …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-08-19 15:30:00
The first installment in Al Jazeera's six-part "Rebel Architecture" series is on Spanish "self-build legend" Santiago Cirugeda:


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-08-17 19:00:00
Book Mountain Spijkenisse: Biography of a Building by Nicoline Baartman, Winy MaasMVRDV/nai010 Publishers, 2013Hardcover, 260 pagesBook-length case studies of buildings are great for giving more space than a monograph or magazine in explaining the history, design, realization, and in some cases post-occupancy of a particular building. But this type of book begs the question: Who writes it and who is it …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-08-03 21:30:00
Earlier today I was digging around this blog's drafts and I came across an unfinished post from late 2011 with just a couple photos, one a still from Jacques Tati's 1958 film Mon Oncle:And one of Domeau Pérès's TATI - Canapé vert de Madame Arpel, a limited-edition sofa obviously modeled on the above piece of furniture in Villa Arpel: I had …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-29 04:00:00
Here are some of my photos of The Living's Hy-Fi installation at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool, and/or:: Tag your photos archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-28 17:30:00
St. Mark's Bookshop, a staple near Cooper Union since the late 70s, was in the news a few years ago when the school ? its landlord ? raised rent for the sizable space to over $20,000/month. The store successfully got a rent reduction, but it started looking for a new, smaller location shortly thereafter, according to DNAinfo. That new location is …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-26 15:00:00
Yesterday I found myself in SoHo so I stopped by Brazilian shoemaker Melissa's store on Greene Street to check out a colorful installation by SOFTlab.Called We Are Flowers, to coincide with a collection from Melissa of the same name, the installation consists of over 20,000 translucent flowers attached to a suspended frame (a mylar net) that billows from the front to …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-25 17:30:00
Here are some photos of the Handelsbanken in Tjuvholmen, Oslo, Norway, by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, photographed by Wojtek Gurak.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool, and/or:: Tag your photos archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-23 22:30:00
Notations: Diagrams and Sequences by Bernard TschumiArtifice Books on Architecture, 2014Hardcover, 304 pagesTschumi Parc de la Villette by Bernard TschumiArtifice Books on Architecture, 2014Paperback, 240 pagesThis summer appears to be a busy time for 70-year-old architect Bernard Tschumi, at least in terms of exhibitions and publications. He has a major retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in Paris (closing July 28), an …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-22 22:30:00
Here are some of my photos of the Editions de Parfums Fédéric Malle store at 94 Greenwich Avenue in New York City by Steven Holl Architects.To contribute your Flickr images for consideration, just::: Join and add photos to the archidose pool, and/or:: Tag your photos archidose


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-21 16:00:00
An Associated Press story embedded on Architectural Record's website reports that the "First Modular Apartment Building in NYC Opens." The building of focus is GLUCK+'s The Stack, located near Inwood Hill Park at the northern tip of Manhattan:[The Stack | Photograph from GLUCK+ website]The AP article also mentions nARCHITECTS' micro-dwellings at Kips Bay and SHoP's high-profile B2 BKLYN 32-story modular apartment …


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Daily Dose of Architecture 2014-07-21 01:30:00
Barcelona: Modern Architecture Guide by Manuel Gausa, Marta Cervelló, Maurici Pla, Ricardo DevesaActar, 2013, revised and upatedPaperback, 600 pagesLa Défense, a dictionary: architecture / politics, history / territory edited by Pierre Chabard, Virginie Picon-LefebvreEdition Parenthèses, 2013Paperback, 320 pagesWhen it comes to making a guidebook, a number of factors go into impacting its usability, such as size, layout, and navigation. One area …


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