September 30, 2013

blog wunderlust: 30th September 2013

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.
Buckminister Fuller

(c)Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov

Photographs From the Top of Europe's Landmarks | Carpet designer threatens cosplayers with legal action | It's Time to Find New Opportunities for Social Impact Design | Beautiful Destroyed Structures of the Modern Age | A bookstore inside of a cathedral? Oh Amsterdam | Have-Nots Squeezed and Stacked in Hong Kong | A Big Book of Architectural Entertainment | Future Architecture Thinking designs the flame-red House of the Arts in Miranda do Corvo


last words: ‘Ark of Return’: Telling the stories of 15 million slaves in a UN permanent memorial

September 27, 2013

TEDxBoston - Lynwood Walker - Digital Fabrication of Homes

Lynwood Walker, Claudia Gold & Matt Gordon
Digital Fabrication of Homes: An Innovative, Sustainable, Low-cost Approach to Building Homes of Architectural Distinction without Nails

September 23, 2013

blog wunderlust: 23rd September 2013

Architecture is more than creating a place to live [...] you create a society
Piet Blom

A sense of place | Aging Nicollet Mall gets a team to make it young once more | breathtaking (frightening) photograph taken of a suburb in Mexico | Unpaid architecture internships in Japan are a "nice opportunity" | Zaha Hadid: 'I don't make nice little buildings' | Ancient and modern architecture inspires at Milan fashion week | Schoolhouse Architecture Gets Hip | UK's brutalist architecture celebrated |

last word: Nigeria: Traditional Royal Architecture Defies Modernity in Kano

September 20, 2013

September 16, 2013

blog wunderlust: 16th September 2013

The most sustainable building in the world is the one that’s loved
Cameron Sinclair

Architecture for Humanity Co-Founders to Transition and Launch Founders Fund | Embattled Architecture: At-Risk Sites Caught In The Syrian Civil War | In pictures: Street art of Sao Paulo | 10 Most Fascinating Staircases from around the World | How Much Will it Cost to Start My Own Architecture Firm? | World's First Invisible Skyscraper Going Up | The 4 P's of Marketing for Architects

tech news: 123D apps from Autodesk

last word: Overhaul Vetting Of Building Permits

September 13, 2013

A day in the life...

A day in the life at Ayers Saint Gross Architects + Planners.

*apologies on the previous link*

September 11, 2013

House of the Week 170: Casa GR

Photos: Leonardo Finotti

Designed by Brazilian practice Bernardes + Jacobsen Architecture, Casa GR sits on a near 600m2 suburban lot in São Sebastião. The bedroom spaces, located on the upper levels float above in a white framed metal box, shielded from the tropical heat with vertical timber screens. The living and kitchen areas open to the lush landscape at times with double height spaces to engage with the family areas above.

September 9, 2013

blog wunderlust: 9th September 2013

The building is a national tragedy. It is a cross between a concrete candy box and a marble sarcophagus in which the art of architecture lies buried.
Ada Louise Huxtable

Yours truly, architects | What is Architecture? (Art?) | Space-wasting "vanity" skyscrapers revealed | How to Bring China’s Ghost Towns Back to Life | Walkie Talkie City skyscraper renamed Walkie Scorchie after beam of light melts Jaguar car parked beneath it | Does Prince Charles Abuse His Power Over Architects? | In Los Angeles, Architects Find That Disadvantaged People Like Nice Buildings, Too | Famous Architects Depicted as 8-Bit Video Game Characters

last word: Five Caribbean States Join Pilot for Energy Efficiency

September 6, 2013

Ariapata Ave Master Plan

Master Plan for Ariapita Ave, Woodbrook, Trinidad designed by OBMI and Talma Mills Studios.

September 2, 2013

blog wunderlust: 2nd September 2013

Architecture is a cultural phenomenon.
Juan Fontana

Richard Rogers: the man who taught us to love colour | The Architecture Of Christopher Nolan's Batcave | The Controversy Regarding The Restoration of Eileen Gray’s E-1027 | 10 Creative Ideas For Thriving Cities Of The Future | Understanding the Passivehaus | How the office was invented | Drunk Texting and the Art (Or Architecture) of the International Press Release | Criticizing Gentrification: The Ultimate Hypocrisy? |

last word: Architect Evan Williams set to build New Kingston corporate hotel

September 1, 2013

Banyan Tree Corniche Bay

The Banyan Tree Corniche Bay in Mauritius by Architects Foster + Partners
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