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 Architects of Angkor’s downfall
Architects of Angkor’s downfall
The architects of Cambodia’s famed Angkor – the world's most extensive medieval "hydraulic city" – unwittingly engineered its environmental collapse, says research by UNSW scientists and a team of international scholars. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 Slideshow: Instant Housing and Designing for Disaster
Slideshow: Instant Housing and Designing for Disaster
A growing number of architects and designers is exploring humanitarian design for people displaced by a natural disaster or other emergency. This gallery shows some of the most promising quick-fix shelters, from inflatable concrete tents to houses made from recycled wood pallets. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 Magnetic Termites Are the Architects of These Giant Monoliths
Magnetic Termites Are the Architects of These Giant Monoliths
What look like prehistoric menhirs are actually magnetic termite mounds, incredible, climate-controlled marvels of architecture. Somehow, termites can do what we clumsily try to achieve with air conditioning. picked by bornbad 3 years ago
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 Architects announce 10 best "green" buildings
Architects announce 10 best "green" buildings
The best environmentally friendly buildings in the United States include a visitor center in Texas, a water treatment plant in Connecticut and a house in California. picked by AutumnLotus 5 years ago
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 A Patchwork in The Park by Cigler Marani Architects
A Patchwork in The Park by Cigler Marani Architects
The Park is a large office complex in Prague, Czech Republic. The complex of 12 buildings was designed by Cigler Marani Architects, and includes a courtyard for office workers to enjoy some break time in a patchwork of grassy hills, chess boards, and a mixture of seating. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 The Most Unusual Buildings (84 pics) - SPAM
The Most Unusual Buildings (84 pics) - SPAM
Architects sometimes have very vivid imagination. But some of these buildings are very interesting actually. picked by cactushair 3 years ago
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 Architects' Loony Bin
Architects' Loony Bin
Spectacular, but somewhat doubtful Canadian housing project. Visit the official site. picked by suckersklub 5 years ago
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 New Town in Sky Proposed to Handle London's Overcrowding (PICS)
New Town in Sky Proposed to Handle London's Overcrowding (PICS)
London is booming- so much in fact that estimates show the city will need to provide enough housing for almost 100,000 people every year up to 2016. Rather than grow out, architects have come up with a radical idea- grow up. picked by deepcleanfun 4 years ago
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 Architecturally Artistic Optical Illusions
Architecturally Artistic Optical Illusions
Seeing is believing… or is it? Aided by high-tech materials, today’s artists and architects are finding that if it can be imagined, it can also be built. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Convert the NY Bay Bridge to Apartments?
Convert the NY Bay Bridge to Apartments?
Bay Area architects Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello have called for stabilizing the disused – and soon to be entirely dismantled – portion of the Bay Bridge. They would then turn it into a pedestrianized urban park and outdoor sports attraction. picked by Ankabout 2 years ago
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 Biomorph
Biomorph
A selection of artists, architects and writers were invited to contribute work that dealt with biological, botanical and morphogenetic ideas and processes. picked by suebe 2 years ago
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 10 Uncanny Ultramodern Homes
10 Uncanny Ultramodern Homes
Like a blast from the future, these ten architects have brought to life incredible houses that most of us could not even dream of - let alone afford. picked by Bornbad 3 years ago
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 9/11 third tower mystery 'solved'
9/11 third tower mystery 'solved'
BBC: Investigators are expected to say ordinary fires on several different floors caused the collapse.

However, a group of architects, engineers and scientists say the official explanation that fires caused the collapse is impossible. picked by deEPCHIll 3 years ago
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 5 of the Most Epic Japanese Tea Houses
5 of the Most Epic Japanese Tea Houses
Japanese teahouses are usually small and simple wooden structures located in remote, quiet areas, but in recent years, architects have been pushing the envelope with modern interpretations of the place of the tea ceremony gathering. picked by cactushair 3 years ago
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 Cemeteries 'not just for the dead'
Cemeteries 'not just for the dead'
Cemeteries should not just be for the dead but could become places of relaxation and exploration, a British architects' lobby group said today. picked by mitzuzake 4 years ago
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 Affordable and still Green: Sandbag Houses by MMA Architects
Affordable and still Green: Sandbag Houses by MMA Architects
This sandbag house was built for a mere $6,000, making it affordable for low-income housing. The design also utilizes uncomplicated techniques- and was constructed with the help of its future residents who were able to gain a sense of ownership through the building process. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 If Architects Had To Work Like Web Designers...
If Architects Had To Work Like Web Designers...
Tough brief for an architect. Fairly standard stuff for a web designer. picked by prish 3 years ago
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 Look, Look! There's Something on the Roof!
Look, Look! There's Something on the Roof!
Architecture isn’t just about architects. It’s human, it’s organic – it’s all about add-ons! Here are a number that you may find questionable. Then again, you may find them wonderful, unique and a tribute to the individual in all of us. picked by AutumnLotus 2 years ago
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 7 Creative Approaches to Building Big with Paper
7 Creative Approaches to Building Big with Paper
Most people think of paper as an incredibly weak and fragile material, these furniture designers, architects and artists have taken paper and cardboard to new levels by creating amazing structures from these simplest of materials. picked by karenben 3 years ago
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 Is this what happens when architects smoke crack?
Is this what happens when architects smoke crack?
Pretty bizarre apartment complex but it might be kinda' fun to live in! picked by BrownTrout 5 years ago
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