Brad Pitt?s Gifts to New Orleans

Link: Brad Pitt?s Gifts to New Orleans <a href=”http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/11/29/travel/29cultured.html?partner=rssnyt&amp;emc=rss&#8221; target=”_blank”><img src=”http://www.blhill.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/thumbStandard.jpg&#8221; border=”0″ height=”75″ width=”75″ hspace=”4″ align=”left” /></a>Four years after the Lower Ninth Ward was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, a Hollywood star?s foundation builds brightly colored, modernist houses for residents. Continue reading Brad Pitt?s Gifts to New Orleans

Charlie Brooker | Remember those dreamlike images of Dubai? Guess what. You were dreaming

Link: Charlie Brooker | Remember those dreamlike images of Dubai? Guess what. You were dreaming Dubai’s fantasy skyline seems to have been built on sand? Datablog: Dubai’s financial crisis – how much money do banks lend around the world? I am phenomenally stupid. Stupid in every… Continue reading Charlie Brooker | Remember those dreamlike images of Dubai? Guess what. You were dreaming

Waterfall House / Andres Remy Arquitectos

Link: Waterfall House / Andres Remy Arquitectos <a rel=”attachment wp-att-41876″ href=”http://www.archdaily.com/41859/waterfall-house-andres-remy-arquitectos/a_mg_7618/&#8221; target=”_blank”><img src=”http://www.blhill.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/1259154502-a-mg-7618-528×351.jpg&#8221; alt=”a_MG_7618″ width=”528″ height=”351″ /></a> Architects: Andres Remy Arquitectos Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Project Team: Andres Remy, Flavia Bellani, Marcos Pozzo, Paula Mancini, Laura Rodriguez Segat, Leandra… Continue reading Waterfall House / Andres Remy Arquitectos

Can Heritage Buildings Be Called Green?

Link: Can Heritage Buildings Be Called Green? <img alt=”keefer building vancouver before renovation photo” src=”http://www.blhill.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/keefer-exterior.jpg&#8221; width=”468″ height=”381″ /><em><a href=”http://www.thekeefer.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>The keefer</a> before its very jazzy renovation</em> We spend a lot of time saying that Heritage buildings are green, but Vancouver architect <a href=”http://www.gwarchitects.ca/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Gair Williamson</a>, who has worked on a lot of them, says… Continue reading Can Heritage Buildings Be Called Green?

MAD Architects Call Their Project an “Urban Forest”

Link: MAD Architects Call Their Project an “Urban Forest” <img alt=”mad-architects.jpg” src=”http://www.blhill.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/mad-architects.jpg&#8221; width=”250″ height=”568″ />We have shown vertical farms before, why not vertical urban forests? That is what MAD architects call their new project in Congqing, China. This is not their first swirly tower; they have one… Continue reading MAD Architects Call Their Project an “Urban Forest”

Philips – Lumiblade Mirrowall ?You fade to light?, Philips Technologie GmbH, world architecture news, architecture jobs

Link: Philips – Lumiblade Mirrowall ?You fade to light?, Philips Technologie GmbH, world architecture news, architecture jobs <table><tbody><tr><td valign=”top”><table border=”0″ cellpadding=”0″ cellspacing=”0″ width=”386″><tbody> No.of Comments: 0  Add comments More comments Continue reading Philips – Lumiblade Mirrowall ?You fade to light?, Philips Technologie GmbH, world architecture news, architecture jobs