ArchitectureWeek - Culture Department
HOME   |   DESIGN   |   PEOPLE & PLACES   |   CONTEXT   |   CULTURE   |   TECHNOLOGY   |   PRODUCTS
IN THIS ISSUE
 Contents/RSS
Design
Urban Infill Prefab
Design
Staying Put - Creating A Cook's Kitchen
Culture
"The Store Problem"

 

 
AND MORE
  Current Contents
  Blog Center
  Download Center
  New Products
  Products Guide
  Classic Home
  Architecture Forum
  Architects Directory
  Topics Library
  Complete Archive
  Web Directory
  About ArchWeek
  Search
  Subscribe & Contribute
  Free Newsletters
   

 
QUIZ

ArchitectureWeek Blog Center
live stories around the architectural blogosphere...

View by Most Recent   Favorites (most likes)   Most Viewed  

 
1
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-31 01:00:40
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Designed to be suspended below Chicago’s elevated rail system, hovering above cars and pedestrians, this 5,000-tube neon lighting installation aims to bring bright colors to drab railway tracks, using illumination to bridge the dark gap formed by overhead …


0
  • Currently 0.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-30 17:00:16
[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Offices & Commercial. ] Swimming pools, private suites, flat-screen televisions, medical facilities and luxury lounges – all these amenities cannot be yours, but can be enjoyed by your pets (or pigs or horses) at the new AFK airport terminal just for animals. Opening …


1
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-30 01:00:01
[ By Steph in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Eagle feathers, the folds on Yoda?s robe and individual bricks on iconic buildings are among the impossibly tiny details captured in pencil lead by miniaturist Salivat Fidai. The Russian artist uses an X-acto knife to carefully scrape …


1
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-29 17:00:46
[ By Steph in Destinations & Sights & Travel. ] Dangle thousands of feet above the bottom of a canyon, take in the Pacific Ocean from a human nest, view the Northern Lights from a transparent igloo or spend the night in a giant purple sperm. These …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-29 01:00:22
[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] In this latest attempt at one-upmanship in the realm of rapid construction, a company in China has built a two-story villa from six modules, putting the 3D-printed pieces together on site with conventional equipment in under three …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-28 17:00:15
[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Cities & Urbanism. ] Already infamous for its curved facade that ignited fires in adjacent buildings and melted nearby cars basking in its reflected sunlight, the Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London is now being blamed for toppling signs, overturning food carts and even knocking passers-by off their feet. …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-28 01:00:25
[ By Steph in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Today, that charming old brick building on the corner might be a market where you can still grab a six-pack at a decent price; within mere months, it could be knocked down for a gleaming high-income condominium …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-27 17:00:41
[ By Steph in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Inflatables are good for more than just pool toys and camping beds – they also come in the form of giant tentacles springing from open windows, the world’s largest rubber duck and (literally) gigantic piles of crap. …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-27 01:00:08
[ By WebUrbanist in Design & Products & Packaging. ] Aiming to bring low-cost illumination to residents of the Philippines, a nation of 7,000 oceanic islands, the Salt Lamp uses a free and abundant resource to reduce fire risk from candles and replace the cost of traditional …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-26 17:00:17
[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] Easy come and easy go (just like their product), hot dog stands like these abandoned frankfurter kiosks are the fly-by-night black sheep of the fast food trade. Now gone but not forgotten thanks to the wonders of photography …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-25 17:00:19
[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Public & Institutional. ] Scheduled to land like an otherworldly spacecraft in Tokyo, the curvaceous, controversial but competition-winning National Stadium designed for the 2020 Olympics by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) will be restarted from scratch. The structure has been criticized for everything from its …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-24 17:02:17
[ By Steph in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ] Tiny slivers are sliced away from a single, oversized sheet of white paper in a zig-zag pattern to reveal portraits of public figures, from Audrey Hepburn to Michael Jackson, in this series of photorealistic portraits by Korean …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-24 01:00:27
[ By Steph in Art & Photography & Video. ] Shuffling through ancient paint chips, dead leaves and empty bottles in an abandoned and dilapidated building, you turn a corner and register a human figure emerging from the darkness in a haze of flesh tones and pale …


1
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-23 17:00:40
[ By Steve in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] Tattoos and tattooists have made their mark on society ? pun intended ? but what happens to your neighborhood tattoo parlor when the ink finally runs dry? Sure, drive-thru is a convenient option for those visiting banks and fast …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-23 01:00:41
[ By WebUrbanist in Technology & Vehicles & Mods. ] Opening this week, Mcity is a completely artificial village for self-driving cars, bringing the future of automobiles back to Michigan, the historical home of Motor City. Taking lessons from military testing facilities like Gravesend in England or Yodaville in …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-22 17:00:23
[ By Steph in Drawing & Digital. ] Each year, architects around the world design and construct temporary structures for events like the Milan Expo, showing off their skills in a setting that enables them to be more bold and experimental than they can be with more …


3
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-22 01:00:10
[ By WebUrbanist in Abandoned Places & Architecture. ] Ambitious plans construct Sky City in China, the highest skyscraper in the world, in just 90 days stalled at the outset over 2 years ago, leading to an unusual array of impromptu and informal adaptive reuses within the …


1
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-21 17:00:46
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Installation & Sound. ] Featuring a combination of workshops, lectures, mixers and parties, INSTINT (from the makers of eyeo) brings together some of the most influential and exciting creatives dealing with interactive architecture, art, design and technology from around the world. With …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-21 01:00:00
[ By Steph in Conceptual & Futuristic & Technology. ] New roads could be quickly and easily slotted into place, piece by piece, with a new Lego-like modular plastic system that makes the building process feel more like playtime. Prototypes of the PlasticRoad concept will soon be …


2
  • Currently 1.00/1
  • 1
WebUrbanist 2015-07-20 17:00:41
[ By Steph in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ] Tree houses aren’t just rustic wooden huts slapped together around a living trunk – they also come in the form of elegant modern residences incorporating the forest into their design, whether by building around existing trees or …


Next Page
NEXT WEEK Send this to a friend   Media Kit   Contributing   Privacy   Comments
Special thanks to our sustaining subscribers, including Building Design UK, Building Design News UK, and Building Design Tenders UK.

ARCHWEEK   |   GREAT BUILDINGS   |   ARCHIPLANET   |   DISCUSSION   |   BOOKS   |   FREE 3D   |   SEARCH
http://www.ArchWeek.com/blogs/
© 2000-2010 Artifice, Inc. - All Rights Reserved