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VIDEO: Xian Expo / Plasma Studio, by Cristobal Palma

Click here to view the embedded video. Architectural photographer Cristobal Palma shared with us this timelapse video of the Xi’an Expo, a project by Plasma Studio + GroundLab that we saw during several stages, from the award winning entry in 2009, to conceptual design … Sigue leyendo

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Video: Water Cathedral, GUN Architects

Click here to view the embedded video. With only a few days away from the announcement of the this year MoMA PS1 YaP winner, architectural photographer Cristobal Palma has shared with us a timelapse video of the 2011 YaP installation … Sigue leyendo

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Editor’s Picks #247

Guy wrote “why, when the evidence is out there, were a number of architects so defensive about the “Don’t Major in Architecture” article? Why are they whining? My conclusion, so far, is that this touched a nerve precisely becaus… Sigue leyendo

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CONTOURS: The Divisions that Bind Us

As if the narratives and infographics of Occupy weren’t loud enough by now, Catherine Rampell, an economics reporter for The New York Times, decided to bang the drum a little louder by writing “Want a Job? Go to College, and Don’t M… Sigue leyendo

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Reality Check

An illustration of the Ptolemaic geocentric system by Portuguese cosmographer and cartographer Bartolomeu Velho, 1568 Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons In 2007 I presented a conceptual (unbuilt) design for the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic. During that presentation I argued for a … Sigue leyendo

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Video: Memory Museum / Estudio America, by Cristobal Palma

Click here to view the embedded video. Photographer Cristobal Palma shared with us a dynamic view of the Memory Museum in Santiago, Chile, by Brazilian firm Estudio America. More about the museum here. More videos by Cristobal Palma at ArchDaily: Gimme Shelter at … Sigue leyendo

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India Launches the World’s Largest System of Pod Cars

Renderings: DCA Design International Limited Following the launch and success of the automated transport pods at London’s Heathrow International Airport last spring, the Punjab government has broken ground on the world’s first urban Passenger Rapid Transport (PRT) system in Amritsar, … Sigue leyendo

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How Interboro Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Parking Lot

Photo: The New York Times Last Friday, New York Times architectural critic Michael Kimmelman laid down some frightening statistics about American parking lots: not only are there possibly as many as 2 billion parking spaces from sea to shining sea, … Sigue leyendo

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