Category Archives: Architecture

Builders Compete for Best Earthquake-Proof Toothpick Tower | Kottke

Perhaps intuiting our shared love and fond remembrance of school engineering competitions (egg drop! toothpick bridge!), Spencer Wright alerted me to the latest issue of The Prepared, specifically this bit about a competition to design toothpick towers that can withstand simulated … Continue reading

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Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain | Frank Gehry architecture

Jan 23, 2018 – Explore Tomás Fano’s photos on Flickr. Tomás Fano has uploaded 4899 photos to Flickr. Source: Guggenheim Museum. Bilbao. Vizcaya. País Vasco. Spain | Architecture, Gehry architecture, Frank gehry architecture

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Hidden Resort Is Tucked Away in the Mountains of Saudi Arabia | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on December 30, 2021 To enter the resort, guests will travel through a valley hidden by the mountains. A wondrous resort called Desert Rock is the latest tourist project from the Red Sea Development Company (RSDC) in … Continue reading

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16-Story Residential Tower Will Have a Nature Trail Going Through It | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on December 19, 2021 It’s as if this building was cracked open and trees have appeared! Chinese studio MAD Architects is known for its ambitious cultural projects featuring sculptural forms inspired by nature. Now, the firm is … Continue reading

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“Infinity Room” NYC Building w/ Glass Elevators Feels Like Levitation | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on December 17, 2021 SUMMIT One Vanderbilt Transcendence, a chapter of AIR Entering this mirrored space and taking a ride on the glass elevators will feel like you’re levitating 1,000 feet above New York City.   The … Continue reading

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CASA BATLLÓ – This Is Not A House

Directed by Aitor Bigas Produced by Mañana Agency Soon In Tokyo DOP Pepe Gay Archive Research & Design Gemma Penya Art Director Núria Galí Music & Sound Design Biel Blancafort Color Julia Rossetti

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Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia adds new tower after nearly 140 years under construction • FRANCE 24

The pandemic has delayed efforts to finish this towering architectural masterpiece, which has been under construction since 1882, and it is no longer clear whether the 18-tower cathedral will be completed by its current deadline of 2026. #SagradaFamilia #Gaudi #Barcelona … Continue reading

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151,000 Artworks Are Stored in Publicly Accessible ‘Depot’ | My Modern Met

By Samantha Pires on December 11, 2021 Unlike most museums where a large portion of the collection remains in storage, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen has made it possible to see all it has to offer. The Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen … Continue reading

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Monastery of the Holy Trinity, Meteora – Greece  | Jackson M

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Comprised of Undulating Bricks, A Facade Allows Light to Stream in Without Sacrificing Privacy | Colossal

NOVEMBER 23, 2021. GRACE EBERT All images courtesy of A.P.P. Architects & Associates The innovative project of Farhad Mirzaie and the firm A.P.P. Architects & Associates, “Revolving Bricks Serai” is a dynamic office building in Arak, a city largely known as … Continue reading

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