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The 'Origami-Like' Klein Bottle House

Do you know those origamis? Yes, those pieces of paper that some people use to create amazing shapes. This is what I remember when looking at the Klein Bottle House, a holyday house located near Melbourne, Australia. A...

Architect Day: Tadao Ando

He was a truck driver and boxer, he taught himself architecture as he didn't like school and preferred to study his way, visiting and analyzing the works. Tadao Ando has consolidated his name by performing an...

Twitter's New Office and Headquarter

This week Twitter has moved in to a new and very stilish headquarter. The new office is still in San Francisco, now with much more space and with a lot of decorating sttuff in all the rooms, elements such as "@" and "...

Architect Day: Renzo Piano

This week we're going to talk about Renzo Piano and his main works that marked the history of architecture. Technology, in its unique and unusual ways, is still characteristic of his work that leaves people perplexed in...

Bridges, a must-see when Traveling

Ok, before I begin you might say that bridges are not architect buildings, that bridges are engineer stuff, and so on. But I should say that this kind of building without the architect's touch would be just another...

Architect Day: Oscar Niemeyer

Every week we're going to post about architects that make or have made history influencing many. Nothing better to start us off than with a great Brazilian architect who has been referred to worldwide for having turned...

The amazing F1 Yas Marina Circuit, in Abu Dhabi

I've been looking for great emotions for these last years when I watch some Formula 1 GP. Our Brazilian pilots are trying to bring that, of course never like our hero Ayrton Senna. But this last Sunday I stuck in front...
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World's 10 Tallest Skyscrapers

What's the point of building skyscrapers? Would that be to show power? Or is it just the necessity of making more money from just one building? It definitely costs more to be build. Perhaps it's that they want to be...

The most incredibles Museums around the world - Part 2

This is the second round of our series of posts covering Museums around the world. I've already explained in the first post why this kind of building is so amazing for me, and the importance that each one has for their...

Awesome Architecture in HDR

Yesterday I was browsing through Flickr and I came across some Architecture groups with images that simply amazed me, most of them were beautiful photos of buildings in HDR. I'm a big fan of HDR because it sorts of...

The most incredibles Museums around the world - Part 1

One of the things that I like the most when visiting a new city is to check out the museums, not exactly because of the expositions or arts that they hold inside but to appreciate the architecture of the buildings, that...
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Books and great architecture in one place: Livraria da Vila

If you're one of those who loves architecture and at the same time can't live without reading a good book, you should know the Livraria da Vila . Located at São Paulo, and designed by Isay Weinfeld, this fantastic...

Amazing Architecture from the Netherlands by MVRDV

Everytime I see these guys' works, I get even more impressed. It's modern and exciting. I'm talking about the Dutch architecture group called MVRDV. Winy Maas, Jacob van Rijs and Nathalie de Vries work together since...

Some Cool Projects from the EXPO 2010, SHANGHAI

Since 1851 the world meets regularly in the great Universal Exposition. London was the first to show itself to the world when built his famous "Crystal Palace", a huge area covered by steel and glass that houses the...

Photographic Masterpieces by Kim Høltermand

If you’re not familiar with the work of Kim Høltermand you need to be. His photographic masterpieces scream of minimalism and moody tones. His work is extremely distinct and really has an epic style. If you’re a fan of...
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Incredibly Great Tree Houses

Who as a child never dreamed on having a tree house? Many got the chance to accomplish that dream, others stayed only imagining themselves climbing the tree from their yard or from their street. However, even when we...

Peter Zumthor, Pritzker Architectural Award 2009

On the 29th of May, in Buenos Aires, the Swiss architect Peter Zumthor is going be awarded with the Pritzker Architectural Award 2009 . Although incredibly not very known among architects, mainly outside the circuit...

The Unusual Architecture of Dubai - Part 1

Dubai is the most populated city in the United Arab Emirates with more than 1.5 million inhabitants. However, in 1975 this number was much smaller, something around 183,200. Seen by the whole world as a futuristic and...

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