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The world’s “best tall building” is Jean Nouvel’s high-rise jungle in Sydney

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) last night named Atelier Jean Nouvel‘s One Central Park (OCP) in Sydney the year’s best tall building. OCP turned the site of a former brewery into a residential high-rise lush with hydroponic hanging gardens and a massive mirror cantilevered over the building’s courtyard that harvests sunlight for […]
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Rios Clementi Hale’s IAC lattice tilts the traditional green roof on its side in West Hollywood

What’s a cross between a green roof and a living wall? IAC, the company that brought you Frank Gehry’s billowing building by the High Line in New York, is commissioning Rios Clementi Hale to “drape” its white brick building on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood with a six-story sculptural steel lattice—like a living roof turned 45 degrees— containing native […]
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Such Great Heights: CTBUH names world’s best tall buildings

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the nonprofit arbiter on tall building design, has named its 2014 picks for best tall buildings. Among the winners are a twisting tower in Dubai, Portland’s greenest retrofit, and a veritable jungle of a high-rise. The four regional winners are: The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland, USA […]
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Biber Architects’ American Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 to Honor Food Trucks and Vertical Farming

  The United States will celebrate one of its most prized national treasures at the next World’s Fair: the food truck. In honor of the theme of the 2015  Milano Expo—“Feed the Planet, Energy for Life”—the American Pavilion, called American Food 2.0, includes street-level food trucks that will serve up some favorite American dishes. James Biber, the […]
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Mad House: Top 10 Eccentric Homes


The Water House in Lijiang, China, by Li Xiaodong Atelier. It’s an old adage from the golden age of suburbia that “a man’s home is his castle,” but what if you’re not into castles? Perhaps you’d like a house that looks like the intake of a jet turbine? Or a home that appears to be floating …Continue Reading
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It’s Alive! 8 Buildings With Green Walls For Earth Day

Earth Day is here! In honor of the annual holiday that brings awareness to the environment, we’ve decided to gather some of our favorite architecture with living walls. We’ve got everything from workplaces that grow their own lunches (yum!) to single-family homes veiled in greenery (wow!). Enjoy the green walls! Ann Demeulemeester Shop mass studies Seoul, Korea Sigue leyendo

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The Best Bathroom You’ve Ever Seen, Just Watch Out For The Bugs!

It’s the outhouse refined. The “Superlative Space” room (original Japanese name:  gokujo no heya) is an immersive installation that brings the garden into the bathroom, or vice-versa. Designed by architect Naruse-Inokuma Architects and botanical artist Makoto Azuma for the HOUSE VISION 2013 in Tokyo, the room is quite the head trip, a jarring collage of organic plant life, cold white walls, Sigue leyendo

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