architecture

Post image for Historic Chapel in Mexico Mysteriously Torn Down

Did a small town in Mexico bulldoze a historically protected chapel at the heart of its community last month?

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Post image for The Swedish House Built by 200 Million Clicks

Putting all of a country’s dream home ideas into one design could easily result in abomination, an architectural version of the bubble-domed, smooth-driving “Homer” car from The Simpsons.

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Post image for Frank Lloyd Wright’s Unity Temple Gets Crucial Restoration

The United States is really proud of Frank Lloyd Wright — in February, it nominated 10 of the architect’s buildings for inclusion on UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

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Post image for The Guggenheims Helsinki and Abu Dhabi: A Telling Tale of Two Outposts

The Guggenheim Helsinki will likely become the third museum of the Solomon R. Guggenheim’s global armada.

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Post image for The Postmodern House That Changed the US Is Now for Sale

Want to own a house that changed the urban landscape of the United States?

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Post image for New York’s Cathedral of Science Reopens with Interactive Ecology Beneath the Stars

The Great Hall at the New York Hall of Science in Queens was designed to give visitors to the 1964 World’s Fair the feeling of floating in deep space.

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Post image for Florida’s Failed Moorish Utopia Plans a Better Future Through Art

Domes in muted colors and geometric murals adorn the buildings in Opa-locka, which, despite its abundance of Moorish revival architecture, is a long way from north Africa.

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Post image for The Madcap Masonry of Clinker Bricks

With twisted, charred shapes distended in chaotic lines, clinker brick looks like the deranged work of a madman.

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Post image for Stacked Boxes and BIG Statements in New Design for 2 World Trade Center

Bjarke Ingels revealed his proposal for 2 World Trade Center in an article for Wired on Tuesday. The final unbuilt plot at the hallowed New York City site — which had for a decade been reserved for a Norman Foster-designed scheme — may now give rise to a dramatically stepped, 1,340-foot glass tower.

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Post image for Every Architectural Rendering Needs an Alexander Calder Sculpture

What is it about Alexander Calder sculptures that makes them irresistible to the artists who create architectural renderings?

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