Norman Foster to Design Major New Skyscraper in Philadelphia

Norman Foster to Design Major New Skyscraper in Philadelphia

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Until now, America's most glamorous tech companies have largely been housed in suburban oases, velvet prisons that offer employees endless supplies of vitamin water and protein bars, but require lengthy commutes in company caravans from San Francisco to the cluttered highway strips of Silicon Valley. There's plenty of interaction inside the bubble, but hardly any with the wider world.

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The architects Ricardo Scofidio and Liz Diller, left, urged razing the American Folk Art Museum building

Power Architecture Couples, Formerly Friends, Now Divided Over MoMA

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As in any fight between longtime friends, there are raw emotions, tarnished memories, tears.

And now, silence.

Two celebrated architect couples, whose careers took off almost simultaneously in the hothouse of New York City design and who supported each other’s successes, are barely on speaking terms.

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Architects brighten up former Soviet outpost with low-budget civic art and design projects

Bulgarian Architects brighten up former Soviet outpost with low-budget civic art and design projects

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SOFIA, Bulgaria — Delcho Delchev came back.

For many of his generation, this is commuting against the tide of emigration from his native Bulgaria into the rest of Europe. But Mr. Delchev, a 34-year-old architect, is one of the founders of a nonprofit group called Transformers that has been trying since 2009 to brighten up this former Soviet outpost with low-budget civic art and design projects.

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Hans J. Wegner turns 100 in 2014

Furniture Designer Hans J. Wegner turns 100

Hans J. Wegner( 1914-2007) is among the greatest of furniture designers. And he must also have been one of the most productive, since we today can count more than 1000 models. His designs have been described as ‘timeless’, ‘everlasting’, ‘perfect to the fullest extent of what is possible’, and ‘free from passing trends’.



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A rendering shows a proposed new entrance to the Museum of Modern Art's sculpture garden along 54th Street

Elizabeth Diller defends MoMA plan to demolish Folk Art building

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Last week the Museum of Modern Art confirmed plans -- as it expands to the west along 53rd Street in Manhattan -- to demolish the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, a much-praised 13-year old building by New York architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien.

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Frank Lloyd Wright designed Bachman Wilson House Moves from New Jersey to Crystal Bridges

Frank Lloyd Wright designed Bachman Wilson House Moves from New Jersey to Crystal Bridges

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Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville said Wednesday that it has acquired a Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian house, known as the Bachman Wilson House, in Somerset County, N.J. The museum plans to move the house to the museum grounds in Bentonville.

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Bookcase - Earthquake 5.9 collection by Patricia Urquiola

Earthquake 5.9 collection by Patricia Urquiola

for Budri

The new Earthquake 5.9 collection recalls the Emilia earthquake of May 2012 that affected many businesses in the area. It’s a collection of furnishing items and coverings in marble and onyx, created using hundreds of fragments of ‘quake-struck’ slabs to create something beautiful, to inject life back into something that had been totally destroyed in the space of a few seconds.

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Oro Negro HQ by Abel Blancas

Oro Negro HQ by LEGORRETA SEPULVEDA arquitectos / BLANCASMORAN

Mexico City

Oro Negro (black oil) is the new HQ offices of an important oil company located in Mexico DF. After working for several years with Herzog & de Meuron Abel Blancas set up his own studio in Mexico City in 2011 and ON HQ is his first completed work.

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'Business playground' Mathieu Lehanneur for Pullman

'Business playground' Mathieu Lehanneur for Pullman

"Work Hard, Play Hard"

Mathieu Lehanneur and Pullman reinvents meetings with the “Business Playground” room as a perfect illustration of the “blurring” of private and professional life. This room reflects the brand’s “Work hard, Play hard” motto as well as its guests’ lifestyle.

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Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase

Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase

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Paul Cocksedge is a designer’s designer, artfully reimagining the world for us to make it a more thought-provoking and pleasing place to be. Punters can get a Cocksedge fix through his eponymous shop, which sells such items as a loudspeaker for a smartphone configured from a vinyl LP, and a spherical Styrene lamp made of heated-shrunk coffee cups).

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A Japanese iPhone Gadget Teases The Tummy With Food Smells

A Japanese iPhone Gadget Teases The Tummy With Food Smells

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Have you ever wished that your iPhone could bring you the smell of coffee, curry or steak?

No? Well, there's a gadget for that.

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Enlightened' by Joost and Kiki

'Enlightened' by Joost and Kiki

Dutch Design Week

During Dutch Design Week, October 19 - October 27 2013, Joost and Kiki opened their doors to the public with a very special and intimate installation aimed to surprise, enchant, and enlighten!

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Giant Mirrors Brings Norwegian Town Out of the Dark

Giant Mirrors Bring Norwegian Town Out of the Dark

In 1913 the founder of the town Norwegian town, Rjukan, introduced the idea of a “Solspeil”, or sun mirror, above the town to bring it out of the shade from the nearby mountain. The founder, Sam Eyde, never completed the project; instead, his successors built a gondola in 1928 to transport Rjukan´s inhabitants to the winter sunshine.

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Solo Houses unveils the Round House by Johnston Marklee

Solo Houses unveils the Round House by Johnston Marklee

Christian Bourdais, the instigator of the Solo Houses project (a collection of villas in spain by the new generation of international architects), unveils the house designed by the U.S. Agency Johnston Marklee soon to be build.

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PAD London

PAD London

16 - 20 October '13

London

The 7th edition of PAD London will run from 16-20 October on Berkeley Square and will include 21 new participants across all disciplines, making a total of 60 exhibitors from 12 countries.

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