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  • November 06, 2014 /

    7 Exceptional Concert Halls

    Making a succesful concert hall is a tricky business. Obviously, the main concern will first and foremost be to create the best possible acoustic conditions inside the building - but a dashing exterior is equally important, as the building in most cases must also present itself as a symbol of national pride. ...

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    October 30, 2014 /

    7 Stunning Examples of Sports Architecture

    Whether you're at a soccer game or a tennis match, the architecture plays a major role in how you experience the sport. It's what frames the suspense, the tension and the excitement. ...

  • October 23, 2014 /

    What's New on the Bookshelves? October 2014 edition

    This month, the shelves are practically overflowing with exciting new book releases, first and foremost Rem Koolhaas' monumental 15-volume book set 'Elements', based on his research in relation to his curation of the 2014 Venice Biennale. Also, Taschen's Renzo Piano monography is released in a revised edition. ...

  • October 17, 2014 /

    The International Photography Awards

    The International Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for professional, non-professional, and student photographers on a global scale, creating one of the most ambitious and comprehensive competitions in the photography world today. Here are the winners. ...

  • October 09, 2014 /

    7 Imaginative Pavilions

    The temporary nature of pavilions makes them the ideal testing grounds for new, often radical architectural ideas. From Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion to Bernard Tschumi's deconstructivist follies in Parc de la Villette, pavilions can be powerful and clear architectural statements. ...

  • October 02, 2014 /

    7 Visionary Zoo Designs

    The public display of captive animal has always been a debatable issue. How do you balance the ethical obligation to create as accurate a portrayal of their natural habitats as possible with the neccesary need to satisfy the visitor's fundamental demand for entertainment - while ideally creating spectacular structures epitomizing man's position in the divine hiaerchy? ...

  • September 11, 2014 /

    7 Unmistakable Architect's Sketches

    With their unique ability to instantly communicate complex concepts, architectural drawings and sketches are unparalleled in their capacity to anticipate the esthetic appearance of a building after its completion. ...

  • August 26, 2014 /

    7 Must-Read Architectural Manifestos

    The architectural manifesto has become a somewhat unfashionable genre. Unfortunately so, as all architects should let themselves be reminded from time to time of just how much debate a few adequately polemical lines in a book can spark. ...

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