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Anthracite Concrete panel

by TOTAL Panel System from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Pihl House Photos

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Anthony Thompson sent a link to a fantastic Flickr set of photos of a Lloyd Wright-designed Charles Pihl House (1965) in Hopkins, MN (just west of Minneapolis). Find out more after the jump... Anthony writes: "It was the 3rd house designed by him in the [...]

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The Rooftop Gardens at Rockefeller Center are a Hidden Urban Treasure

by Nicole Abene from Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World » Architecture  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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  On a quest to visit all of New York City’s most fabulous outdoor spaces?  Then the Rockefeller Center‘s hidden rooftop gardens are a must to add to your list – unfortunately, they may also be the most difficult to check off.  [...]

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10 Forgotten Lessons of Mid-Century Modern Design

by Build LLC from Build Blog  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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An acquaintance of ours recently bought a house in the prestigious MCM Hilltop Community about 10 miles east of Seattle. Since we’re in the neighborhood working on a project, we were lucky enough to be invited over for the tour, and we weren’t [...]

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Twisty little passages

by Geoff Manaugh (noreply@blogger.com) from BLDGBLOG  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Churchyards and private farmlands throughout the German state of Bavaria are perforated from below by "more than 700 curious tunnel networks" whose "purpose remains a mystery." [Image: Photograph by Ben Behnke courtesy of Der Spiegel].As Der Spiegel [...]

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Bach House To Be Restored And Then Made Rentable

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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The Chicago Tribune reports that retired Col. James Pritzker will begin restoration work on the exterior of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Emil Bach House in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. Of note is Pritzker' plan to open the home for [...]

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Holl Takes Gold

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Blair Kamin's Cityscapes blog reports on the news that Steven Holl, a New York architect responsible for a Nelson Atkins Museum addition in Kansas City and a University of Iowa arts building, has been awarded the 2012 American Institute of Architects' [...]

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Carpe Durham

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Here's a link to a story from The Durham News about the efforts of Scott Bednaz to thoughtfully renovate home in a 1960s Durham area artist enclave known as Straw Valley and make it available to the Mod-loving public. Read about the trials and triumphs [...]

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11 Unit Cargo Container Building Nears Completion Houston

by epic from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Heath Has Your Number

by Eric from PrairieMod  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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Head's up! Heath Ceramics and House Industries have teamed-up to make a series of ceramic house numbers based on the Neutra and Eames typefaces. Coming in late spring, you can pre-pick your favorites in the gallery section here. Image via [...]

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