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January 18th, 2008

Frank Gehry Lands the Serpentine Pavilion
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We can imagine the scene now. Koolhaas and Hadid are sitting around at a party, having a couple of beers, looking across the room at the lonely guy in the corner. "Poor guy," one of them says, "he's the...

John Silber Stays Vigilant as Architecture's Watchdog
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Proof that John Silber isn't just publishing a controversial book ("Architecture of the Absurd"), but backing it up by living the life too. Appearing in the Letters to the Editor section of The Boston Globe this week was a...

Don't Worry, Eliasson's Waterfalls Are Green
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This summer, before you cry foul at Olafur Eliasson's waterfalls art project in the East River in Manhattan, tsk tsk tsking about how wasteful it must be, know that the city is trying their best to keep it as...

Japanese House on Mt.Yataka

Mohammad Fahmi Tri Wahyudi,ST in Best House Design
This House is located 300m height above sea on the top of Mountain Yataka. The house that build for the Stone-Sculptor. This house have maximum-opened shelter that can be open to nature and can be protected according to the outside conditions. The shelter form that have two roof slabs, covers sloping ground and offer the house with four different level floors that following the site slope. These four spaces are connected into one-room space and integrated into its surroundings.

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Catriona Potts in CONTINUITY IN ARCHITECTURE
The Holden Gallery at the Manchester School of Art is exhibiting the work of a group of MA students from the Academy of Fine Art in Helsinki and although the flyer states that the work is “…characterised as much by the attention to the sense of trace, the index of the artists mark, as by [...]

More High Density Growing Pains: Award Winning Up-And-Comer Works Partnership's Latest Critized as 'Brutal'
Brian Libby in Portland Architecture
An article by Tyler Graf in yesterday's Daily Journal of Commerce highlights a seemingly controversial new condo project near Montgomery Park at NW Upshur and 26th.  The site occupies an entire block in this borderline zone (along with the adjacent Vaughn Street) between residential and industrial areas. It is to be six stories in a neighborhood with mostly smaller two and three-story ones. In the DJC article, neighbors from the La Torre condominiums next door to the project, including Academy Award winning animator Joan Gratz, express worry and even a little hostility. She even is quoted as saying, "It makes you wonder what (architecture) school they went to," and complains that the development would "block views, create street congestion and tower over the sleepy hillside."

Getting Physical at DLD 2008
Neri Oxman in MATERIALECOLOGY: Neri Oxman
DLD (Digital, Life, Design) is Europe's conference for the 21st century, covering digital innovation, science and culture and bringing together thought leaders from Europe, the Middle-East, America and Asia. The three-day event is chaired by publisher Hubert Burda and investor Joseph Vardi and hosted by Stephanie Czerny and Marcel Reichart.
The conference will commence this weekend at the HVB Forum in Munich, Germany.

PREFAB FRIDAY: Straw Bale Meets Factory Built in Switzerland
Ali kriscenski in Inhabitat
We’re quite taken by Strohhaus in Eschenz, Switzerland. Designed by Zurich-based architect Felix Jerusalem, this home masterfully combines prefab with sustainable materials, primarily prefabricated strawboard panels that provide affordable, environmentally sound insulation. Jerusalem exploits the strawboard with translucent siding giving the structure a clean, modern aesthetic that showcases the material.

Amazing Bubble House from Anti Lovag
Mohammad Fahmi Tri Wahyudi,ST in Best House Design
I met Mr Council, the project owner in 2003. He dream Living in a house bubble, I dreamed of building one. The agreement was therefore very quickly cordiale one of the main constraints of the project was to conduct a housing allowing Mr Council to receive his friends while maintaining maximum independence during the visit of those.



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