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Capturing the Horizon

The most recent project for the Major I students was to design a motel to be built at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  Our goal was …

ARCHITECTURAL SPEED DATING

First annual open house chicago. October 15-16, 2011. Over 125 sites. 48 hours. No tickets. No reservations. No lines. No “trespassing”. Go. I had been …

New Skin for the Arch Building

On Monday, October 17 there was a small informal display in the Bailey (still up as this is posted so go check it out) regarding …

My Architect

Created by filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn in 2003, My Architect: A Son’s Journey is not so much a documentary about an architect, but rather a fascinating …

Architecture School

Architecture school is not a 9 to 5 job, it is a lifestyle. The particulars of the architecture program are hinted at and danced around …

Happy Portfolio Day

No longer are the days when the only criticism you receive about your portfolio is a “yes” or “no” from the school you’re applying to. …

Down and dirt-y.

DesignBuildBluff 2012 is finally getting underway, with this year’s emphasis on the earth and how to not only integrate our design into the ground, but …

UP House on Core77

This is pretty amazing: Utah-based building company Bangerter Homeshas faithfully duplicated the Victorian two-story from Pixar’s Up, using frames from the movie to create a 2,800-square-foot house that matches both inside and out. Disney/Pixar was contacted and gave Bangerter Homes unprecedented permission to construct the replica….Staying true to the timeline in the movie, this turn of the century period… Read more »