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Here’s What You Missed This Week: 10/12

What a week! You may have noticed that we launched the Architizer A+ Awards program this past Tuesday to much fanfare, acclaim, and, of course, entries! It’s the biggest thing happen to Architecture (yes, capital A)  this year, and we’re thrilled to be able to break the field out of the echo chamber. To that end, Sigue leyendo

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Want A Double Shot Of Design With That Latte? Cool Starbucks Cafés From Around The Globe

St. Louis’ iconic, midcentury flying saucer structure, which now houses a Starbucks. The space was threatened with demolition until the coffee company came to the rescue. Say what you will about its unadventurous coffee, when it comes to store design Starbucks deserves an A+ – hey, maybe even an A+ Award – making some surprising gambles in Sigue leyendo

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Kengo Kuma’s Idiosyncratic Starbucks Store Opens

All photos: Kengo Kuma and Associates The ubiquity of the Starbucks brand has yielded an unsurprising aesthetic monotony among their ever-expanding empire of coffee shops. The anatomy of nearly every Starbucks store can be reduced to the same basic elements, from the mood lighting and tacky factory art to the Michael Buble (or Jacques Brel, Sigue leyendo

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Valentino Houses Couture in a 10,000 Square Meter Virtual Museum

If you were among the swarms of people in New York this summer who dared to see the Alexander McQueen retrospective at the Met, you probably spent upwards of four hours crawling your way up one of two lines, taking … Sigue leyendo

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Kengo Kuma for Starbucks Coffee

The starbucks designed by Kengo Kuma will be opening on December 16, 2011 in Fukuoka, Japan. This will be the very first Starbucks Coffee which is on the historical entrance path to a shrine. (Dazaifu Tenman-gu Shrine)

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Theory: Chapter 5

Now he is sitting in his hotel room in Beijing and the world seems far away. He flew coach and there is a pain in his neck that won’t go away. The room is small and smells a little mildewy … Sigue leyendo

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If it seems too good to be true, it probably is

© Dan Collier – Fotolia.com Everyone knows the old adage and has most likely been stung by its inevitable truth.  What happens, eventually, is that the other shoe unfortunately falls; the truth rears its ugly head and leaves us with … Sigue leyendo

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Dismantling the Cubicle

Film stills courtesy of the filmmaker With 38 days left for our World’s Coolest Offices competition, we have been in a fever for innovative workplaces from around the globe. We were beginning to wonder if gaming tables and centerpiece furniture … Sigue leyendo

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