the pendant lamp uses 100% recycled and hand-shaped glass for the lens, resulting in an irregular surface with surprisingly tiny air bubbles enclosed. The post studio davidpompa combines traditional mexican crafts in cupallo lamp appeared first on des...Read more
Metrorail/Trirail station at Miami International Airport (Photo by Phillip Pessar)
A plan to bring bus rapid transit (BRT) to southern Miami-Dade County has hit an unexpected roadblock: Local leaders are demanding light rail instead. The Miami Herald reports…Read more
Downtown Flint (Photo by Noel Hurlburt)
The FlintNOW Foundation and Huntington Bank announced a joint initiative yesterday that will direct $25 million to supporting small businesses and residents of Flint, Michigan.
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Does the arrival of spring always have you thinking about spring cleaning or more importantly, spring updates for you decor? Giving rooms a new look for spring doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Just have fun and do a…Read more
last year, hadid spoke with designboom about her upbringing, influences, and creative vision. see her responses in full below, and read on for more thoughts taken from our previous interview in 2007.
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Dezeen remembers Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha…Read moreRadiant heat, also known as an in-floor heating system, can be a luxurious-feeling solution for a chilly space in your home or a smart overall strategy for heating your entire house. It’s an often-requested upgrade for new homes, so it… Read more
following a complete re-structuring, the symbolic towers have been re-connected and rehabilitated to the needs of different programs such as offices, retail and commercial.
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In many homes, the kitchen doubles as the eating area. An island and a few stools provide a place to enjoy a casual meal, and an island also expands your food prep workspace. Equip your breakfast bar with stylish seating…Read more
Breaking news: architects Daniel Libeskind and Richard Rogers are among those paying tribute to Zaha Hadid, after news broke today of her death at the age of 65. (more…)Read more
the acclaimed iraqi-born architect died of a heart attack in a miami hospital, where she was being treated for bronchitis. The post zaha hadid dies aged 65 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.Read more
A competition-winning proposal to transform Manhattan's Central Park into a sunken landscape (pictured) leads this week's edition of Dezeen Mail, followed by Herzog & de Meuron's Vitra gallery and "thigh gap"…Read moreEdible gardens are traditionally backyard affairs. To some people, vegetables don’t have the elegance of flowers and shrubs. Well, to each their own. There are plenty of reasons why you might want to plant front-yard edibles this year.Read more
Opinion: a proposal to surround New…Read more
the design actively exploits the weight of marble by tilting to one side, appearing as a horizontally slanted slab.
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New Orleans City Hall (Photo by Diego Delso)
New Orleanians can try their hand at being “mayor for a day” with a new interactive website released by the Committee for a Better New Orleans Wednesday.
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This homeowner had recently ended a relationship and was eager to make a fresh start. That meant a move from a traditional townhouse on New York City’s Upper West Side to this converted warehouse loft — an industrial blank slate… Read more
No architect name attached to this one, but whoever was behind this 1950s midcentury modern property in Berkeley, California, USA would doubtless be very pleased to see it looked after so well. The house is described as ‘Eichleresque’, which presumably…Read more
Van Strom Farm, preserved through King County's TDR program (Credit: King County)
There are unseen upsides to the sea of cranes stacking new apartment buildings in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood and parts of its downtown: the conservation…Read more
Architect Phillip Lühl has added a pair of extensions to a Modernist house in Namibia, using cement brickwork textured…Read more
despite being a made of wood, the car offers basic vehicular performance and is able to drive, turn and stop. The post toyota uses traditional japanese wood joinery to assemble setsuna concept vehicle appeared first on designboom | architecture…Read more
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