AVCI Architects transformed a derelict building into a striking LED-lit company headquarters

October 15, 2015 by  
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Minimalist Thorax House in Toronto was inspired by human bones, skin and organs

September 30, 2015 by  
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House 3 is a green-roofed modern home in Toronto that seems to glow from inside

April 8, 2015 by  
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MVRDV redesigns the Ilôt Vandamme mixed-use block in Paris

February 26, 2015 by  
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MVRDV has received approval to renovate a 1970s complex in Paris and transform it into a mixed-use development that “reintroduces the lost human scale.” This colorful version of the Ilôt Vandamme block, originally designed by French architect Pierre Dufau, will include a shopping center, offices, a hotel, housing, a kindergarten, a library and underground parking. Read the rest of MVRDV redesigns the Ilôt Vandamme mixed-use block in Paris Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Dutch Architects , facade design , green renovation , mixed-use development , modular design , modular facade , modular housing , MVRDV , Paris

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Arup and RFA Fenwick Iribarren Architects reveal their design for the new Qatar Foundation Stadium

February 24, 2015 by  
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Snøhetta selected to design Le Monde headquarters in Paris

January 22, 2015 by  
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Le Monde Group selected Norwegian studio Snøhetta to design their new headquarters in Paris. The architects will work with local studio SRA on the design, which will comprise of a twisted structure clad in a “ pixelated matrix of glass” and will focus on the relationship between the French newspaper and the public. Read the rest of Snøhetta selected to design Le Monde headquarters in Paris Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Christian de Portzamparc , digital facade , facade design , French architects , headquarters , Le Monde Group , LED lights , Newspapers , Paris , paris archtitecture , pixelated facade , snohetta

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Coop Himmelb(l)au complete their reflective Musée des Confluences in France

January 15, 2015 by  
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Striking London workspace wraps offices in bubble-like acrylic walls

December 10, 2014 by  
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INFOGRAPHIC: Why you should stop using peat compost for your garden

December 10, 2014 by  
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Using compost is a great way to give your garden an extra boost, but did you know that certain kinds of compost are linked to environmental destruction? Many of the commercially available compost mixes are made with peat , a finite natural resource that has been mined extensively around the world, leading to the destruction of habitat and the release of carbon emissions. Luckily, there are many peat-free alternatives that are just as beneficial for gardens. Compost Direct developed an infographic that goes over those different types of compost and why it’s so important for gardeners worldwide to make the switch to peat-free composts. Read the rest of INFOGRAPHIC: Why you should stop using peat compost for your garden Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , compost , compost direct , environmental destruction , Gardening , gardens , infographic , peat , peat-free , peat-free compost , reader submitted content

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Repurposed gramophone lamps shine old-world charm on modern-day spaces

December 10, 2014 by  
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Looking for some DIY lighting ideas to really spruce up your home? Try out these gorgeous repurposed gramophone lamps. Beautifully crafted out of antique gramophones, the hanging pendant lamps may not actually bring music to your ears, but are sure to shine some soothing light into your life. Read the rest of Repurposed gramophone lamps shine old-world charm on modern-day spaces Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antique lamps , diy lighting , LEED restaurants , Little Water Cantina , pendant lighting , Repurposed gramophone lamps , repurposed gramophones , repurposed lamps , Seattle , washington

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