24 Mar 2018


Tate Harmer Selected to Design New Arts Centre at York St. John University

Tate Harmer Selected to Design New Arts Centre at York St. John UniversityTate Harmer has won a competition to design a new arts, design and performance centre for York St. John University.stats

24 Mar 2018 12:30pm GMT

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Wins Competition to Design Historic Kimmel Quarter

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Wins Competition to Design Historic Kimmel QuarterSchmidt Hammer Lassen Architects won a competition to design Kimmel Quarter, an 11,500-square-metre area that assumes nearly an entire city block in Riga's Central District.stats

24 Mar 2018 12:03pm GMT

Sunreef Yachts Unveils 40 Open Sunreef Power

Sunreef Yachts Unveils 40 Open Sunreef PowerSunreef Yachts recently unveiled the 40 Open Sunreef Power. The luxury day cruiser was premiered at the 2018 Dubai International Boat Show.stats

24 Mar 2018 11:10am GMT

LRXD Designs Packaging for New Sugar Substitute Sola

LRXD Designs Packaging for New Sugar Substitute SolaLRXD has designed the packaging for Sola, a sugar substitute that is being introduced on store shelves as an additive and a line of low-carb and low-sugar branded products.stats

24 Mar 2018 10:44am GMT

BDG Creates Engaging Workplace Environment for Finsbury

BDG Creates Engaging Workplace Environment for FinsburyBDG recently created an engaging and dynamic workplace environment for Finsbury, a global leader in strategic communications.stats

24 Mar 2018 10:28am GMT

23 Mar 2018


Brave New World: Nagami Re-thinks Design in the New Age of Technology

Brave New World - Nagami Re-thinks Design in the New Age of TechnologyAt 2018 Milan Design Week, Nagami will make its official debut with a pioneering project, 'Brave New World: Re-thinking Design in the New Age of Technology,' combining computational design and large-scale robotic 3D printing.stats

23 Mar 2018 8:40am GMT

2018 dmi:Design Value Awards

2018 dmi:Design Value AwardsThe 2018 dmi:Design Value Awards are now open for entries. The Awards are distinctive in that they recognize the value of design as a strategic asset; honoring teams that have delivered significant value through design or design management practices expressed as positive financial gain, value to the user/customer, improvements in organizational capability or culture, and positive impact on social issues / environmental sustainability.stats

23 Mar 2018 7:51am GMT

Communication Arts' 59th Design & Advertising Competitions: Call for Entries

Communication Arts' 59th Design and Advertising Competitions - Call for EntriesCommunication Arts is calling for entries for its 59th annual Design and Advertising Competitions. With an acceptance rate of less than 5%, this competitions are among the most exclusive major creative competitions in the world and inclusion is one of the most-coveted awards in the industry.stats

23 Mar 2018 7:37am GMT

22 Mar 2018


IAAC Global Summer School 2018

IAAC Global Summer School 2018The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has announced the 11th edition of the international summer educational program about the future of our cities. The Global Summer School 2018 will take place in Barcelona and in other nodes worldwide simultaneously from July 2 to 14.stats

22 Mar 2018 11:18pm GMT

20 Mar 2018


SaloneSatellite 2018

SaloneSatellite 20182018 marks the 21st edition of SaloneSatellite, the world's leading event for talented young designers. Set to reflect on the future of design and explore the delicate balance between craftsmanship and new technology, this year's event will be held April 17-22.stats

20 Mar 2018 11:12pm 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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29 Oct 2011 1:00am GMT

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.

St. Louis Gateway Arch Photo: ArtToday.com

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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