July 14, 2014

blog wunderlust: 14th July 2014

There's a lineage of carpentry and masonry, building with high skill and great efficiency that's specific to India, and I am transferring that ideology to projects around the world.
Bijoy Jain

Why the Millennial Architect Won’t Be Your CAD Monkey | How Chinese Urbanism Is Transforming African Cities | Inside the Iconic World Cup Finals Stadium | Why the modern bathroom is a wasteful, unhealthy design | Is maverick master builder Bjarke Ingels the world's smartest architect - or just the craziest? | Slovak architect turns billboards into homes for the homeless | Knud Lonberg-Holm: ‘The Invisible Architect

last word: Villanueva 114 years

July 7, 2014

blog wunderlust: 7th July 2014

Architecture must seduce.
Alberto Perez - Gomez

(c)architect André Chiote

London's Garden bridge: 'It feels like we're trying to pull off a crime' | Six Characterisitcs of Cohousing | David Adjaye-Designed Sugar Hill Affordable Housing Development Nears Completion in Harlem | Green Roofs: An Introduction with Pretty Pictures | conceptions of space: MoMA NYC's recent acquisitions in architecture | The Rise And Fall Of London Pop-Up Architecture | World Cup Posters Celebrate Stadium Architecture

last word: Evelyn Mitchell Infant School cops top architectural award

June 30, 2014

blog wunderlust: 30th June 2014

Architecture arouses sentiments in man. The architect's task therefore, is to make those sentiments more precise.
Adolf Loos

Drink in the World's Architecture in Milky Coffee Swirls | How Technology Is Changing The Architecture Profession More Than Ever Before | The Invisible Architect Of Invisible Architecture | 10 Architectural Features That Should Be Taken Out Of Rotation | 15 Reasons to date an Architecture Teacher | Beyond the World Cup stadiums, architecture in Brazil returns to glory and Brasilia's Dramatic Architecture Draws World Cup Tourists

last word: Jamaican Architecture - The People's Views and UDC acquiring, refurbishing derelict buildings downtown Kingston

June 27, 2014

Cathedrals of Culture - Trailer

Produced and Directed by Robert Redford and Wim Wenders

Do the Architect

June 23, 2014

blog wunderlust: 23rd June 2014

We see architecture as the direct result of the way of life.
Peter and Alison Smithson

Archimusic: If Songs Were To Look Like Buildings | Constructing identities: Contributions from Iran, Morocco, and the UAE | When it comes to housing, small is the new big | Modern soccer football wouldn't be the same without an architect's invention | Newsmaker: Marc Norman | 22 Questions for Stanley Tigerman | This is not actually an abandoned building with overgrown plants | Why architects love Surface Pro

last word: Taylors Win Architecture Award

June 16, 2014

blog wunderlust: 9th June 2014

It is in hard times especially, that good architecture is made.

Christopher Whyms-Stone [Cornerstone.Design Ltd]

Are Ivy League Schools Really Offering the Best Architectural Education? | 25 Architects You Should Follow on Twitter | A new blueprint for architectural excellence | Berlin Plans 'House Of One,' A Place Where Jews, Muslims, And Christians Will Pray Under The Same Roof | Life in the suburbs: the good, the bad and the ugly | How to make a tool set | Miami's new vice – an addiction to star architects |

last word: “LEEDing” The Pack: acla:works Deepens Commitment to Green Building, Design and Construction

June 2, 2014

blog wunderlust: 2nd June 2014

I think my designs are quite contemporary, but I like to use older forms. I would describe my style as modern, which learns from the vernacular; it applies local building materials while reflecting indigenous culture, offering solutions to environmental issues and accounting for modern technology.

This Abandoned Wasteland Was Once America's Largest Mall | Playful Work Environments | Finding Space for the Living at a Memorial | Renewed Hope For Black Architects | Bauhaus Beauties | Remixing Famous Architecture in Animated GIFs | Focus of architecture is people | klopf architecture remodels double gable eichler home in california | Man who compiled the 'bible' on architecture

last word: Fire razes [Historic] commercial building in Falmouth

May 30, 2014

TED talks: Iwan Baan

Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected places

May 26, 2014

blog wunderlust: 26th May 2014

Architecture is a contaminated art.
Renzo Piano

Ettore Sottsass: the godfather of Italian cool | At First It Looks Like An Old Empty Factory. But Go Inside And... WHOA | Mackintosh's Glasgow School of Art devastated in fire: "I think we've lost it" | Cutting the Housing-Car Umbilical Cord | Farnsworth House Could Soon Get a Lift | A Manifesto For Icons and Architecture Infatuated By Form | Libyan Board of Architecture wants to redefine architecture in Libya |

last word: Holness Fortress!

May 23, 2014

May 19, 2014

blog wunderlust: 19th May 2014

Modernism is often less about aesthetic impression and more about lifestyle, efficiency of living, sustainability
Leo Marmel

Theaster Gates Gets $3.5M Grant to Push Solar Decathlon -- Innovation in Home Design | This City Aims to Be “Car Free” in 20 Years | Older, Smaller, Better: Why new ideas need old buildings | Creatives, now you can swap homes with other creative types | Trash, waste and household items turned into houses for the homeless | BIG BIM for the conceptual architect

last word: 10 essential habits for successful architects

May 12, 2014

blog wunderlust: 12th May 2014

By tattooing walls, graffiti writers free them architecture and turn them once again into living, social matter, into the moving body of the city before it has been banned with functions and institutions.
Jean Baudrillard "Kool Killer, or the Insurrection of Signs"

When Architects Build Brands: Is Architecture’s Future in Advertising? | Meet the Dynamic Duo Behind Architecture Firm Fuksas | Why Architects should Blog | The Green Building Reality: Why Two-Thirds of the Profession Are Cowards | One of America's Most Famous Architects Was a Nazi Propagandist | A beautiful mobile home for just $33,000? | A degree in architecture … but all I can get are menial jobs

last word: 2014 - End of Year Exhibition at the Caribbean School of Architecture
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