October 3, 2014

work | life balance

Every day at 6 p.m., their desks, tables and other work surfaces, with their computers attached, are hauled up to the ceiling by steel cables
Amsterdam design studio Heldergroen by Zecc Architects via

September 26, 2014


ARCKIT® is a freeform model building tool that allows architects and everyone to physically explore designs and bring their projects to life. The interconnecting components use no glue and are completely modular, making it possible to create a diverse range of scaled structures that can be used as working models to communicate ideas to clients and to showcase finished projects.

August 25, 2014

blog wunderlust: 251th August 2014

The sun never knew how great it was until it struck the side of a building.
Louis Kahn

Could Lego Architecture Studio actually be useful for architects? | The ‘Starchitect’ Image | Rebel Architecture: The creator's view | Big Read: A feast of art, food 
and architecture in Rodez | Paper Palaces | Clay robotics: the future of architecture is happening now in a Chilterns farm | Guerrilla architect | 20th Century architecture: Is it the end of our 'concrete jungles'? | Edible Chocolate LEGOs by Akihiro Mizuuchi

last word: Stop Order Placed On St Lucia Towers

August 4, 2014

blog wunderlust: 4th August 2014

If you plan cities for cars and traffic, you get cars and traffic. If you plan for people and places, you get people and places.
Frend Kent

George Lucas announces architects for lakefront museum | Are the ‘Star’ Architects Ruining Cities? | Medellín made urban escalators famous, but have they had any impact? | David Adjaye interview: 'I'm not always looking at the usual references' | David Adjaye designs a new boutique for Couturiere Roksanda Ilincic | Never Too Young; 15 Librarian-Recommended Architecture Books for Young Children |

last word: Build communities, not just home units

August 2, 2014

Cristobal Palma

Acclaimed photographer cristobal palma, of santiago-based estudio palma, has produced a film which documents a great number of the buildings he has captured over the past four years. the movie, entitled ‘cristobal palma: architecture film work 2010-2014′ compiles palma’s short architectural videos, offering the viewer a deeper understanding of the various works.

Breath Box

A installation for the 2014 Festival of Lively Architecture entitled "BREATH BOX" designed by NAS Architecture which consists of a reflecting façade that reacts to wind, distorting the reflection of the sea.

July 28, 2014

blog wunderlust: 28th July 2014

Architecture isn't a job persae, it is more of a lifestyle. We never really stop [doing] architecture no matter what we are doing.

Modern in Lexington, Kentucky | The tale of one woman's radically simplified 'built-it-myself' life | Two Cool Skyscrapers By Architect Norman Foster Proposed for First and Mission (San Francisco) | Tour the Concrete Home of Reclusive Architect Peter Zumthor | So much architecture is monstrous – that’s why we like to see it demolished | The Problem With Minimalism | How a New Dutch Library Smashed Attendance Records

last word: End comes for notorious Venezuelan vertical slum

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
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