19 Jul 2018

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Warming Huts 2019: Call For Proposals

Warming Huts 2019 - Call For ProposalsWarming Huts, an open competition supported by the Manitoba Association of Architects, is now open for submissions for 2019. Started in 2009, this competition has been melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg's famous winters.stats

19 Jul 2018 11:24am GMT

Blue Sky Hospitality Creates Immersive Spaces for HYATT Centric Madrid

Blue Sky Hospitality Creates Immersive Spaces for HYATT Centric MadridHenry Chebaane, creative director of London studio Blue Sky Hospitality, seamlessly blended art, heritage and culture to craft the Hyatt Centric Madrid.stats

19 Jul 2018 11:10am GMT

Open House Macau

Open House MacauThis year, Macau will open doors to uncover its untold architecture history. On November 10-11, throughout a weekend, the first and only Open House initiative held in Asia will take off.stats

19 Jul 2018 9:15am GMT

Home in Little Italy by Audax

Home in Little Italy by AudaxAudax has recently converted a floor of a commercial building in downtown Toronto into a family-friendly home.stats

19 Jul 2018 8:26am GMT

Indigo Design Award 2019

Indigo Design Award 2019The 2nd Indigo Design Award is now open for entries. Indigo is open to conceptual and completed designs that are five years old or less.stats

19 Jul 2018 6:48am GMT

Joining the Dots: A New Approach to Tackling the UK's Infrastructure Challenges

Joining the Dots - A New Approach to Tackling the UK's Infrastructure ChallengesThe dire state of the UK's transport infrastructure is contributing to the housing crisis, according to a new report published today, by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).stats

19 Jul 2018 6:28am GMT

MET Studio Designs the Monastic Way Visitor Experience to Tell 1000-year Story of Buckfast Abbey

MET Studio Designs the Monastic Way Visitor Experience to Tell 1000-year Story of Buckfast AbbeyMET Studio has designed an immersive visitor experience, 'The Monastic Way,' celebrating 1000 years of Buckfast Abbey and telling the story of 1500 years of Benedictine monks and nuns history.stats

19 Jul 2018 5:57am GMT

Coal Drops Yard to Open to Public on October 26

Coal Drops Yard to Open to Public on October 26Coal Drops Yard, the new shopping and lifestyle district in London's King's Cross, will open its doors to the public on October 26, 2018.stats

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18 Jul 2018

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Underground Spirits Gets a Fresh New Look From Denomination

Underground Spirits Gets a Fresh New Look From DenominationDenomination has developed the strategic brand positioning, packaging and guidelines for Underground Spirit - an independent, multi-award-winning vodka and gin distillery.stats

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14 Jul 2018

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HLW Los Angeles Reinventes Public Experience for 915 Wilshire Boulevard

HLW Los Angeles Reinventes Public Experience for 915 Wilshire BoulevardHLW's Los Angeles office recently reimagined public spaces at 915 Wilshire Boulevard.stats

14 Jul 2018 2:29pm GMT

06 Nov 2011

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Born on November 6: Jean Louis Charles Garnier

The Paris Opéra in FranceFrench architect Jean Louis Charles Garnier was born on November 6, 1825. Inspired by Roman pageantry, Garnier wanted ...

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Architecture Updates: Oct. 29-Nov. 4, 2011

Postmodernism, house plans, and New Orleans captured our attention this week. Updated material includes:

04 Nov 2011 10:30am GMT

The Dawn of Deco

King Tutankhamen Archaeologist Howard Carter thrilled the world when, on November 4, 1922, he discovered steps leading down to the ancient tomb of King Tutankhamen. Soon a fascination for Egypt found expression ...

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02 Nov 2011

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Before You Buy House Plans

Your dream home may be tucked away in a catalog, just waiting for you to build. But how do you find the perfect plan? And, even more importantly, how can ...

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01 Nov 2011

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Celebrating Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

Sistine Chapel Frescoes by Michelangelo
On November 1, 1512, Michelangelo's frescoes on the vaulted ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome were first shown to the public. The Renaissance artist Michelangelo spent four years painting ...

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31 Oct 2011

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Born on Halloween: Richard Morris Hunt

Astors' Beechwood copyright © John W. Corbett Gilded Age architect Richard Morris Hunt was born on October 31, 1827. Living during an era when American business leaders amassed huge fortunes, Richard Morris Hunt became known for designing ...

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29 Oct 2011

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Hollywood's Haunted Houses

Photo: Second Empire House What is it about the Second Empire style? These tall houses with their high mansard roofs are the favored setting for spooky movies like Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. But when French ...

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28 Oct 2011

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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty On Oct. 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland. Designed by French sculptor Frederic ...

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28 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT

Birth of the Arch

Gateway Arch in St. Louis - Image from ClipArt.com The famous Saint Louis Gateway Arch in Missouri celebrates a birthday today. Designed by Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen, the arch officially opened on October 28, 1965.

The Saint Louis Gateway Arch is actually an enormous steel catenary curve. It commemorates Thomas Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase of 1803 and symbolizes the gateway to the American West.

Challenge: Are you a math whiz? See if you can solve this Catenary Curve problem.

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28 Oct 2011 8:00am GMT

Architecture Updates: Oct. 22-28, 2011

This week we dug deeper into Victorian styles, explored spooky architecture, and received some amazing submissions from our readers. New and updated:

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28 Oct 2011 7:00am GMT