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Architectural Spotlight: Midcentury modern, with its clean lines and simplicity, still has an edgy feel
Architectural Spotlight: Midcentury modern, with its clean lines and simplicity, still has an edgy feelAs World War II ended, advances in manufacturing, easing of wartime austerity and pent-up creativity among builders and architects led to a design explosion with its ground zero in Southern California: midcentury modern. Known for its open floor plans ...read more
Source: Courant
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:24:00 GMT
Jennifer Aniston speaks lovingly of Justin Theroux in Architectural Digest
Jennifer Aniston speaks lovingly of Justin Theroux in Architectural DigestEight days after an Architectural Digest story about Jennifer Aniston’s “dreamy California home” — which included several mentions of Justin Theroux — was posted online, the actors have announced their split and that dream house is for sale.read more
Source: Yahoo
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:28:00 GMT
Architectural coatings market scrutinized in new research
Architectural coatings market scrutinized in new researchArchitectural coatings are used to paint homes and buildings. Architectural paints composition consists of body, resin and solvent. They serve the purpose of decoration, durability and protective function. These coatings are applied to the surface using ...read more
Source: Whatech
Published on Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:58:00 GMT
The artists manipulating cities into works of 'architectural fiction'
The artists manipulating cities into works of 'architectural fiction'Architects are -- sometimes to their dismay -- confined by the limits of engineering. In turn, engineers are confined by the limits of physics. So perhaps the art world is better placed to push the boundaries of architectural imagination. Now, a new breed ...read more
Source: CNN
Published on Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:23:00 GMT
Architectural Association announces three candidates for its director shortlist
Architectural Association announces three candidates for its director shortlistLondon’s venerable Architectural Association (AA), founded in 1847, has long stood as a resolutely independent-minded educational institution. But in the last few months, it seems to be going through a spasm of self-doubt about its future, current ...read more
Source: The Architect's Newspaper
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT
City's Board of Architectural Review approves demolition of two vacant houses
City's Board of Architectural Review approves demolition of two vacant housesWINCHESTER — Two vacant, dilapidated houses in downtown’s Historic District have been approved for demolition after the city’s Board of Architectural Review (BAR) determined they were beyond saving. Both buildings — one at 216 Sharp St., the other ...read more
Source: The Winchester Star
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:32:00 GMT
ADVERTISEMENT: Nourison Carpet at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show
ADVERTISEMENT: Nourison Carpet at the Architectural Digest Home Design ShowSee how Nourison’s entryway carpet at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show remains flawless after four days and more than 45,000 people walk all over it I'm already a fan, don't show this againread more
Source: Architectural Digest on MSN.com
Published on Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:23:29 GMT
Same 3 Architectural Firms Picked For School Work - And Response (2)
Same 3 Architectural Firms Picked For School Work - And Response (2)It was disappointing to read that once again, County Mayor Coppinger selected the same three architectural firms to do the school work. I am sure that the new superintendent had very little input with the short amount of time he has been here and is not ...read more
Source: Chattanoogan
Published on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT
European cities come to life in these architectural embroideries
European cities come to life in these architectural embroideriesIf only vacations could last longer than a snapshot or an Instagram post, life post-vacation wouldn’t feel so dreary. Luckily for French-Swedish textile artist couple Charles Henry and Elin Petronella, they’ve got it figured out. Working together as Le ...read more
Source: Curbed
Published on Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:31:00 GMT
Historic Architectural Rehab Grant Apps Now Available
Historic Architectural Rehab Grant Apps Now AvailableHistoric Architectural Rehabilitation Grant applications are now available, city officials reported Wednesday. The Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program provides residential property owners of structures in designated historic districts with ...read more
Source: Patch
Published on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:07:00 GMT