Category Archives: Architecture

This eye contains 1.2 million books!

Dutch firm MVRDV has built a spectacular public library that looks like a huge eye, as part of a new cultural district in Tianjin, China. Located in the Binhai Cultural District, Tianjin Binhai Library is one of a cluster of … Continue reading

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LEGO House connects architecture and play

The home of the LEGO brick opens in Billund, Denmark. Are you ready to play?   Photo by Iwan Baan BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group and LEGO bring the toy scale of the classic LEGO brick to architectural scale with LEGO House, forming … Continue reading

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What’s new in Passive House?

The Passive House Conference is Sept. 27 – Oct. 1  The Passive House Institute US 12th annual North American Passive House Conference is Sept. 27 – Oct. 1 at Motif Hotel at 1415 Fifth Ave. in Seattle. The theme is … Continue reading

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Power up for the 2017 Seattle Design Festival

Design in Public will offer a free Sneak Peek of the 2017 Seattle Design Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at 1010 Western Ave. in Seattle. Festival staff and organizers will provide an overview of this year’s festival, … Continue reading

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From Austria with love: James Bond returns to Spectre mountaintop

This winter, coming to the top of the Gaislachkogl Mountain, you will be able to experience a new James Bond cinematic installation. This iconic location, located next to the ICE Q Restaurant in Sölden, Austria was used in the 2015 James Bond movie, … Continue reading

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