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AEPPAS20* has begun a programme of visits & lectures on 20 of Spain's most symbolic buildings. The 1st, held in January, was on the restoration of the floating, glazed, tower, the Castelar Building by Rafael de La-Hoz (Jnr.). A video of the tower's construction process is here.

*Spanish Association for the Protection of the Architectural Heritage of the Twentieth Century.  https://aeppas20.wordpress.com/ Click on the heading ‘Reccordos’ (‘Walking’) for ‘Building Castelar’.  The building was designed by architects Raphael De La-Hoz & Gerardo Olivares  & completed in 1986. 41 more words

Architectural Elements

Superkul (Architects), Toronto: the sinuous Corian wash basins in their Royal Ontario Museum washroom revamp & other projects. A link is under Blogroll

Royal Ontario Museum Washroom Renewal /

Steelcase WorkLife Toronto /

Great Gulf Active House, Thorold, Ontario /

Reed’s Bay House  Thousand Islands archipelago, Canada /

Gradient House, Toronto


Adaptive building wall, roof & shading systems from ADI (Adaptive Building Initiative) are not new but this is a little compilation. See Blogroll for a link to the ADI site.

Adaptive Building Initiative is a joint venture between Buro Happold and Hoberman Associates (Chuck Hoberman)

Tessellate™ and ZIRA™ façade mockup for KAFD Spas /

Simons Center for Geometry & Physics, Stony Brook University, New York, in collaboration with A Zahner & Co.   126 more words


'Design through making': Merge Architects, Boston, founded by Elizabeth Whittaker, invent & develop as they process. A link to their site is under Blogroll.

Lightwell, Waltham, Massachusetts /

Miniluxe Salon Prototype, Newton, Boston, Lexington, Hingham, MA /

MIT Beaver Works, Cambridge, MA /

Marginal Street Lofts, East Boston, MA / 9 more words


A body of architectural elements

The only reason we even stopped in Ferndale was because, from a bit of a distance, we could see the spire of this church. And from the road, we could tell that the building had some lovely architectural elements. 27 more words