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The Safe House

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The Safe House

The Safe House is an architectural project by KWK PROMES. As the name suggests, it's a modern house which focuses on security, with movable parts and secret openings.

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May 20, 2011

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Aälejandro Díazs

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Bauhaus, Design, architecture

Venus Project: The World Of Jacque Fresco

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Venus Project: The World Of Jacque Fresco

I've only recently, in the last year, come to know of the works of Jacque Fresco and his Venus Project, so my knowledge of his background is fairly limited. What I do know, however, is that the guy is an incredibly sharp 95 year-old civil engineer, i [...]

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March 28, 2011

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Michael

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Mini Paper Models by Naoki Terada

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Mini Paper Models by Naoki Terada

Naoki Terada is a Tokyo-based architect and industrial designer who also makes really cool 1/100 scale paper models. The architectural paper model sets were initially created as support tools for his architecture firm, but became so popular that he d [...]

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October 4, 2010

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Christy

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Artists, Paper arts, architecture

The Paper Structures of Shigeru Ban

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The Paper Structures of Shigeru Ban

I stumbled across the book Paper in Architecture by Shigeru Ban and was really impressed with his use of paper tubes as a building material. They're actually an impressive alternative to wood and other common raw materials.

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July 19, 2010

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Drew

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Clip/Stamp/Fold

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Clip/Stamp/Fold

Clip/Stamp/Fold: The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X - 197X is an exhibition of seventy little magazines that incited great change in architectural culture.

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June 1, 2010

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Christy

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Culture, Magazines, architecture

Icosa Village Pods

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Icosa Village Pods

Icosa Village Pods are shelters modeled after Origami Architecture, inspired by the art of paper folding. These pods serve a multitude of purposes, from emergency to personal use applications.

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April 15, 2010

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Christy

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The Blue Fence Project

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The Blue Fence Project

In 2006, an eleven-mile wide, ten-foot tall blue fence was built around Hackney Wick and Stratford in East London. Andy Beckett from The Guardian called it "the colour of the future." The fence was recently taken down. So what happened to all that pl [...]

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April 13, 2010

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Christy

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Heineken WOBO Bricks

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Heineken WOBO Bricks

So yeah, people build stuff out of bottles, that we know, but few know of one particularly laudable endeavor undertaken by Heineken Breweries: the WOBO (World Bottle).

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March 25, 2010

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Christy

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José Vasconcelos Library

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José Vasconcelos Library

Came across this amazingly beautiful library called the José Vasconcelos Library, or otherwise known as the "Megabiblioteca." Named after the former philosopher, presidential candidate and president of the National Library of Mexico [...]

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January 26, 2010

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Michael

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WHY: Wally Hermès Yachts

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WHY: Wally Hermès Yachts

Earlier this year, high fashion house Hermès and iconic Monaco yacht brand Wally unveiled a revolutionary mega yacht named WHY, an acronym for Wally Hermès Yachts.

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December 31, 2009

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Christy

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Slotervaart Alphabet

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Slotervaart Alphabet

The Alphabet consists of several buildings located near Studio GloriusVandeVen in Amsterdam Slotervaart. Absolutely love this.

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December 23, 2009

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Christy

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Design, Typography, architecture