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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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Modernism on Long Island*

by modernemama from Beach House  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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* including a personal surpriseStudio Proprietor John J. Fondrisi with Account Executives Melissa Beck (left) and Denise Garcia at the DWR Roslyn Leap into modern Long Island Event, February 29 2008.Lovers of architecture and design were celebrating [...]

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Kiyoshi Matsuzaki, RAIC President

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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 In his SlowHomeTV interview, RAIC President Kiyoshi Matsuzaki talks about the architectural values recognized by the [...]

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iconic goodies from wright20 auction house

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:00 AM
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swissmiss pointed out the George Nelson Thin Edge Bed (above) for sale at the Wright20 auction house in Chicago, so I had a look to see if there were any other cool pieces for sale that I like. And there certainly are…. oh yes, indeedy. These pics only show what *I* would be interested in, [...]

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for sale: wolfson trailer house, marcel breuer

by Justin from materialicious  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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For sale at auction: Located in Dutchess County, New York, the 10-acre property is an architectural assemblage composed of Marcel Breuer’s Wolfson Trailer House and a separate artist’s studio. Commissioned and constructed from 1949-1951, Breuer’s house surrounds a 1948 Royal Mansion Spartan Trailer. This unique element complements the iconic Breuer details, including the cantilevered core and open [...]

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Pavilion for Vodka Ceremonies

by Alex from Shedworking  (other blog) — Jan 04, 2012 04:17 AM
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Pictured above is the Pavilion for Vodka Ceremonies, Klazminskoye Reservoir rest area, Moscow region, 2005, by Bureau Alexander Brodsky (photo Yuri Palmin) which the Royal Academy are quite rightly supposing will encourage people to attend the lecture at the RA on March 17 by Bart Goldhoorn, Architecture after Communism . Here's what they say: "Although Russia’s current construction boom is fueled by ‘Wild East’ capitalism, its nature is still largely determined by its Communist past. Often this is a handicap, as the use of standard designs is common practice, and, in general, the quality of construction is low. Bart Goldhoorn, architect, founder and editorial director of Project Russia, discusses how in some instances the confrontation of the Soviet heritage with the new possibilities offered by the free market lead to interesting and unique architectural phenomena." Thanks to Phyllis Johnson for the alert.

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Production Home Builders

by Slow Home from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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"Sprawl is not propelled simply by market forces. The land development and home building business sectors would have us believe that they are simply responding to the public demand for housing in general and suburban homes in particular. They lie. [...]

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A song for Europe

by Don from Hus Langford  (build blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:37 AM
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The UK has chosen its entry for the Eurovision song contest. It was a 90 minute show, as opposed to the six-week traveling extravaganza held in Sweden. The song wasn't too bad, though; at least it wasn't a comedy routine. I did vote over the phone, [...]

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Koolhaas hearts Melnikov and Rusakov

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:11 AM
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A few years ago (1998!) I heard Rem Koolhaas lecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He spoke at length of his appreciation for the Soviet Constructivist architects of the 1920's and '30's.I knew when Koolhaas/OMA's Casa da Musica opened in [...]

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The Icy ICA --- A view of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:47 AM
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Below is my view of Diller, Scofidio + Renfro's Institute of Contemporary Art-Boston, as it appeared in the 2007 year-in-review issue of Architecture Boston. The building just turned one year old, and so the national award-winning magazine of the Boston [...]

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Delicate connections

by Edward Lifson from The New Modernist - Edward Lifson.com  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:06 AM
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