Posts Tagged ‘architecture


apartment jewelry brooches

Affordable, stylish housing is hard enough to find, but housing that you can actually display everywhere you go is unheard of. Architects and designers Michael Ong and Sarah Crowley have created some truly lovely jewelry that lets you wear enviable housing everywhere you go.

perspex apartment cross section jewelry

Their set of apartment jewelry consists of 3D brooches that look like cross-sections of tiny apartments.


by Andrew Stone | Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Eric Cesal, Director of the Disaster Reconstruction and Resiliency Studio, Architecture For Humanity.

San Francisco-based organization Architecture for Humanity has long been known for redefining the design industry’s role in disaster response and community revitalization, calling on 50,000-plus design and construction professionals to volunteer services in the weeks, months, and years following


by Lauren DeBellis | Monday, February 18, 2013

From left: Lisbon Architecture Treinnale curators Liam Young, Beatrice Galilee, José Esparza and Mariana Pestana.

Preparations for the third Lisbon Architecture Triennale, held in Portugal every three years since 2007, recently began with the non-profit organization initiating its call for entries for “Close, Closer,” a three-part exhibition slated to open in September.


by Jesse Dorris | Friday, November 23, 2012

Richard Poulin’s Graphic Design + Architecture is published this month by Rockport Publishers.

In the beginning was the word, and it was good. In the 21st Century, there’s environmental graphic design, and it’s often pretty good, too. The development of this discipline—roughly speaking, the intersection of architecture, landscape, and graphic design—is the


by Laura B. Weiss | Thursday, November 15, 2012

The Guillermo Kuitca exhibition on display in a gallery. Photography by Cathy Carver.

A 35-year-old New York institution, the Drawing Center ended its eight-year quest for a new building at the very spot where its search began—in its longtime home in the city’s SoHo neighborhood.

The compact museum, which previously occupied


Dubai is famous for its modern architecture and futuristic buildings. Various unusual building could no find in one of the cities in the Middle East. Here are some of them:

1. Burj Dubai: World’s tallest building


If you are thinking about the tallest building in the entire world, then you’ve found the answer today. With a height


If you had the pleasure of playing with doll houses as a youngster, you may remember the unimpressive plastic architecture and totally unremarkable design. NYC toy makers Brinca Dada are bringing a bit of modern flair to the business of pretend play.

Their modern dollhouses are inspired by famous designers and some of those designers’ better-known real-world creations. They are


by Andrew Stone | Tuesday, August 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Joe Valerio

Joe Valerio, founding principal, Valerio DeWalt Train Associates.

Architect Joe Valerio has built his impeccable reputation as an innovator in the realms of design, technology, and management. He and firm co-founders Mark DeWalt and Jack Train have created a firm of top-tier innovators that boasts many discriminating clients and


Architects are well known for making their homes double as design laboratories, but few carry things quite this far. A colorful extravaganza, the built-ins throughout this art and architecture studio dwelling combination are extreme, to say the least.

This work is the residence of Nathalie Wolberg, and was crafted with three ‘dimensions’ of a sort: “an emotional dimension that


ZEST Architecture have designed an office space in Gracia, Barcelona, that is shared by both an architecture firm and an e-commerce business.

“An architecture firm. An e-commerce business. Two very different companies with fluctuating personnel depending on season or project. A large open space. How can two companies share such a space without losing the openness, daylight and view?

The


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