September 30, 2008

Peter D. Lewis Building

Peter D. Lewis Building
Originally uploaded by architechnophilia.
Frank Gehry's contribution to the Case Western campus, Cleveland, Ohio

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September 29, 2008

Just back from Louisville, where I attended the Idea Festival where Bjarke Ingels of BIG spoke about his firm and the Designs on the Future City

info on the speaker

Bjarke is an eloquent speaker, and the work of BIG impressively melds concept, formal analysis into built form. It was a treat to attend the festival.

Later we had drinks with him to further pinch his brain about his work and the state of architecture.Correction on the spelling of the principal's name.

September 24, 2008


In Cleveland for a few days

September 23, 2008

Yves Saint Laurent has commissioned French Architect, and recent Pritzker prize winner Jean Nouvel to design a limited edition bottle for L'Homme. The fragrance released in 2006, comprises of an upturned test tube, somewhat phallic-shaped and referencing his recent architecture proposals in Qatar to Spain, sits on a black hexagonal base with a green float bearing the YSL logo.

critique via architects journal

September 19, 2008

sometimes modern

The Akiko in Melbourne, Australia by Dakis Demirden Design

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September 18, 2008

blog wunderlust: 19 September 2008

Make it Right houses under construction | another blog - this one from school | Cantilever Stool | HdM build a vertical shatty in Tribeca | Zumthor wins Japanese Praemium Imperiale | Adjaye's pop-up house | Vinoly's children museum

September 17, 2008

Harajuku church by Ciel Rouge Creation


September 11, 2008

blog wunderlust: 11 September 2008

RIBA Awards - shortlist | historic window preservation | geo-mimicry | What is landscape architecture, anyway | Volume Zero - Correa documentary | sub-studio blog | LifePod | Talking with Rem Koolhaas

September 3, 2008

to help enjoy your meal

Most of us will never live in a domicile designed by an internationally celebrated architect. But you can add world-class architecture to your daily life with flatware by [...] notables such as Renzo Piano and Jean Nouvel

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September 2, 2008

blog wunderlust: 02 September 2008

Lebbeus in the Times | the beauty of death | top 10 non-Architects | Birds Nest by LEGO | smack the pony - architects |mobile a garbage truck | plan in photos | 2001 | The Architect - dEUS | Chandigarh to open Le Corbusier centre | more on Corb |
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