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Heartbeat: 100,000 Illuminated Balloons by Charles Pétillion

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"Each balloon has its own dimensions and yet is part of a giant but fragile composition that creates a floating cloud above the energy of the market below. This fragility is represented by contrasting materials and also th... Read more →

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Light Box Dioramas, Stories of Exploration, Adventure

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Just plain nasty y'all... "The medium is perfect for depicting the depth of thick forests, pools of water, or subterranean caves inhabited by spirits and fantastic creatures." Read more →

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How To Design For Autism

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

A fascinating glimpse into specialized design processes with special attention to light, sound, and air. " Lighting is an important consideration in any space, but for CADB's patients, it was even more critical. For some p... Read more →

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The Story Behind The Most Creative Job Application We've Ever Seen

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We've all been there: it's time to write a cover letter to apply for the job you've always dreamed of, but all that you can seem to muster are tired phrases and generic expressions. Well, in walks Étienne Duval to put us a... Read more →

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Taxi Fabric: A creative firm in Mumbai kits out local cabs with fine art

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"A far cry from the stale interior of the majority of British cabs, these works of fine art currently adorn vehicles on the roads of Mumbai. Originally dreamt up by Taxi Fabric, the work of local artists can now be applied... Read more →

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13 Things You Didn't Know About Rem Koolhaas

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"10. When he accepted a position to teach at Harvard at 1995, he did so on the condition that he would not teach a design course. " -via Arch Daily Read more →

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The Indicator: Oblique Strategies for Architects

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Work in a different medium. Pixelate it. Print and draw over by hand. White it out. Look at or listen to something from the Baroque period. Change your objective. Go outside. Be more biophilic. Create a mess. ... Read more →

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Quiz: Which Architecture Emoji Are You?

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A great quiz spurred by SC GIANT and general awesome critic Alexandra Lange!

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Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie

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This major retrospective explores the work of international architect and 2015 AIA Gold Medal–winner Moshe Safdie FAIA. Tracing the trajectory of Safdie’s more than 50-year career, Global Citizen investigates Safdie’s evol... Read more →

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Aerial Bold: A Clever Typeface Crafted From Satellite Shots of Buildings

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

" Last year, the guys launched the Letter Finder App that allows anyone to scan bits of satellite imagery for possible letters. Within two weeks, people had submitted 11,400 images from 22 countries. Some letters, like L a... Read more →

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This woman is getting famous for building hilariously terrible robots

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"Simone Giertz is rapidly gaining celebrity status on YouTube for building robots. What makes Simone's bots so special? They're terrible, over-the-top, and occasionally dangerous... but always hilarious." Read more →

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New Topographies: Ralph Johnson Interview

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"This portfolio of recent work by the Chicago-based principal of Perkins+Will shows a new and directed interest in integrating his buildings with the landscape." Read more →

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Architecture, Startup(s), Agency ...

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Our boy Robert, laying it down! "Architecture and… Rather than describing the economic situation or ways in which architecture applies to other fields, my decision is centered around personal challenges and growth. What i... Read more →

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The Equinox Isn't What You Think It Is

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

So, turns out the Equinox actually refers to the time in the year when the Earth’s equator is perpendicular to the sun, not the point when day and night are equal. That's actually the Equilux, and it occurs a few days befo... Read more →

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The Performative Ground: Rediscovering The Deep Section

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Oldie (ish) but a goodie. "Deep Urbanism is a reading of the city that acknowledges the complex ecological and biogeochemical processes taking place above, below and within the urban ground. In the city, nothing can sim... Read more →

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SC Co-Founder Named Distinguished Alumni!

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Section Cut Director of Content Dan Weissman recently received the 2016 Distinguished Recent Alumni Award! (we're proud poppas...) The Awards for Distinction recognize Sam Fox School alumni and other individuals for ... Read more →

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This 360-Degree View of Game of Thrones' Opening Credits Is Totally Awesome

Hyra0rcuz1rxv3h5gs8w  Posted by  Dan Weissman

If you're a GoT fan and an architect, you no doubt have drooled over the opening credits and wished you could play around in that digital model. Well this 360 view version is one step closer to full VR interactivity. Read more →

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A '60s Architecture Collective That Made History (but No Buildings)

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"The group lasted only 12 years, until 1978, before scattering, mostly into academia, but Superstudio’s place in postwar design history borders on the mythic. At their height, they exhibited everywhere from the Museum of M... Read more →

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How A Geologist Designed The Perfect App For The Window Seat

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Not everyone has a burning desire to know what they’re seeing 35,000 feet below. But for Flyover Country’s creator Shane Loeffler, who traveled the world for his field work at the University of Minnesota, flying is a chanc... Read more →

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The Minecraft Generation - NYTimes

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"For one thing, it doesn’t really feel like a game. It’s more like a destination, a technical tool, a cultural scene, or all three put together: a place where kids engineer complex machines, shoot videos of their escapades... Read more →

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'Storytellers' Workshop Gallery @UTK

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Students from the disciplines of landscape and architecture co-mingled in this exploratory studio-based workshop session. The goal of this exercise was to fortify students' digital design tool-belts via a quick burst of ex... Read more →

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Rob|Arch 2016 Video Submissions

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Every two years, as part of the Rob|Arch conference on robotic fabrication in architecture, art, and design, the Association for Robots in Architecture sends out a Call for Videos. The videos in this collection represent t... Read more →

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The New Makers: Uniting Science and Art

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"An exciting new generation of makers is merging creative ambition with the disciplined rationale of hard science. They are Ph.D.s, lovers of the outdoors or believers in the ability of big data to predict our palates. Tog... Read more →

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2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

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If you live in NYC, go see this!!

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Best Architecture Websites of 2015 - Monograph

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The end of the semester! Portfolio's and websites are hot topics right around the corner along with internships, jobs, and portfolios. Take a look at Monograph's top architecture websites of 2015. Did they miss any and if... Read more →

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'Degree programs I did not get into': A Princeton professor's 'CV of failures'

N8xfepw8jkdjgge09lwn  Posted by  Kyle Sturgeon

"Most of what I try fails,” Haushofers writes in the introduction to his resume, “but these failures are often invisible, while the successes are visible.” People may think they fail because something is wrong with them, h... Read more →

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Patricio Gonzalez Vivo

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"Patricio Gonzalez Vivo is an artist and engineer who uses code and light to turn data into stunning landscapes. His landscapes address the problem of scale and the development of technology to perceive beyond the world in... Read more →

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Velocipedia

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via Gianluca Gimini *product design & visual communication* "You might have noticed there’s something wrong with this bike. Or you might have not. This bicycle is missing a very important part of its frame and it would im... Read more →

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10 Typologies of Daylighting

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From Expressive Dynamic Patterns to Diffuse Light... "Researchers analysed numerous examples of contemporary architecture with regard to the spatial and temporal variability of daylight. Their conclusion led finally to a ... Read more →