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Video: How Other People Affect Your Habits, and You Affect Their Habits

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us,...Show More Summary

Lights! Camera! Action!: Mies Van der Rohe's Villa Tugendhat Gets the Film Treatment

Photo courtesy of the Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Jewish Museum via Architectural Digest The dramatic story of the Villa Tugendhat, one of Mies van der Rohe's first modernist works in Europe, is now the subject of a...

Architecture students create 3D printing robots that can build just about anywhere

A team of students at California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco has developed autonomous, mobile 3D printing robots that could some day be put to work building in outlying areas. The Swarmscapers, as the small robots are called, are capable of

Alpestudio’s Antia is a steel varnished chair that boasts a simple, timeless design

Architecture studio Alpestudio recently won Formabilio’s “Iron Age” metalworking contest with their design of Antia, a minimalist steel chair. As part of the grand prize, Formabilio worked with the designers to turn the proposed prototype into a finished

Good Works: Will Architecture for Humanity's Domestic Chapters Ever Get the Funds They Raised?

New Orleans' Parker House. Photo via Architecture for Humanity The big question in the wake of last week's news that Architecture for Humanity is filing for bankruptcy is what will happen to its 59 volunteer-run chapters, which operated at varying...

Taylor Mazer’s tiny architectural drawings are smaller than a pencil

Artist Taylor Mazer’s drawings are as impeccably detailed as they are teeny tiny. Using a super-slender Micron pen, the artist has created a beautiful body of work of industrial and architectural landscapes. Mazer shows off his technical abilities by making

Incredible home in Australia

Project implementation Pole House worked architectural firm F2 Architecture. The structure is located in one of the most beautiful beaches in Australia Fairhaven Beach at an altitude of 40 meters above the ground. Views of the coast of the Great Ocean Road. Beach house for rent. Cost week stay at the villa – $ 4,000 […]

RT Residence Plays Tricks on the Eye with its Hidden Level

Working with optical illusions, Brazilian architecture firm Jacobsen Arquitetura create the RT Residence in Laranjeiras, a two-level home disguised as a bungalow, playing with raised levels and placing the lower level half-buried… The post RT Residence Plays Tricks on the Eye with its Hidden Level appeared first on Selectism.

Shared Street Work Begins On Argyle

Click to enlarge As of yesterday, work on the Argyle Shared Street plan is underway! Utility work has begun, to shore up century-old pipes under the street so it's all nice and new for reconstruction.The Chicago Architecture Blog has a nice recap of the informational meetings held last Thursday.Ald. Show More Summary

Video: Are You Struggling To Change a Habit? This May Explain Why

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us,...Show More Summary

User-Friendly for Wheelchairs and Sneakers Alike: Magnolia Mid-Mod House in Seattle

We were impressed by the openness and elegance of this lovely home designed by Carol Sundstrom of Röm Architecture Studio and architect Karen Braitmayer, Working together to transform Karen’s own home for her family resulted in an outstanding remodeling project. Show More Summary

Good Works: Architecture for Humanity is Shutting Down

The Santa Elena de Piedritas School in Talara, Peru In an email, Architecture for Humanity co-founders Cameron Sinclair and Kate Stohr have said that the organization has "pivoted its mission and is planning to close," after 15 years of connecting...

Chile To Build Gaudi's First Work Outside Spain

Construction will begin in Chile this year on Our Lady of the Angels chapel, based on sketches completed in 1915 by architect Antoni Gaudí. The whimsical buildings of Antoni Gaudí are some of modern architecture's greatest masterpieces. But so far, if you want to see a Gaudí in person, you have to travel to his home country of Spain. Read Full Story

Yale exhibition highlights pioneers of digital architecture

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

This winter the Yale School of Architecture presents ?Archaeology of the Digital: Media and Machines,? an exhibition featuring the work of six architectural offices that experimented with computation, interaction, and the design of virtual environments in the mid-1990s and early 2000s. Show More Summary

Artist Transforms Salvaged Wood Into Fascinating Geometric Installations

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Artist Serra Victoria Bothwell Fels transforms salvaged wood into fascinating installations composed of repeating triangular forms. Her works range from smaller wall-mounted sculptures to large-scale architectural installation complete with entryways and interior spaces. Show More Summary

Get to Know the Fab Private Homes by Eliel and Eero Saarinen

Photo via Princeton Architectural Press via Co.Design Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen and his son Eero Saarinen are commonly known for their large-scale projects—Eliel, for his Art Nouveau-inspired works like the seminal Helsinki railway station, and Eero, for his modernist mastery...

Sarah Illenberger Turns Flowers into Fireworks in Her ‘Flowerwork’ Series

With a client roster that spans the likes of Nike and Hermès to Time and Architectural Digest, Berlin-based, multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Illenberger’s work speaks for itself. Her accomplishments run vast across a multitude of… The post Sarah Illenberger Turns Flowers into Fireworks in Her ‘Flowerwork’ Series appeared first on Highsnobiety.

17 Buildings that Resemble Works of Art

3 weeks agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

With the introduction of new technologies in modern architecture, the architects were able to translate into reality the most courageous, and at times, and at all the crazy ideas. Some of the building makes the audience cheering, others – plunged into shock, and there are those that can only be described as works of art. […]

Casa en Praia dos Santos by M-Arquitectos

Portuguese architecture firm M-Arquitectos present their latest work in Ponta Delgada, Portugal. Built around the remaining stone wall from a construction site, the decidedly contemporary house was designed with the explicit goal of… The post Casa en Praia dos Santos by M-Arquitectos appeared first on Highsnobiety.

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