LG OLED TV display at CES 2017. CES

CES 2018: What to expect for smart home tech

The annual tech fest kicks off next week By Jenny Xi Every new year summons another edition of the tech world’s biggest trade show-slash-party—yup, CES is back. Over the next week in Las Vegas, the biggest companies in consumer electronics, automotives, and more will be showing...
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What the first Tesla solar roofs look like in the wild. Tesla

Green design in 2017: More solar, wind, and algae

All the top news and trends By Jenny Xie In 2017, sustainability is often the thread that connects many of the topics we cover here at Curbed, from architecture and product design to transportation and infrastructure. Browse our “Green Design” group and you’ll find that this year...
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Dezeen’s 10 biggest architecture trends of 2017

Here are the themes that dominated construction in 2017, from outlandish shipping container designs and fantasy skyscrapers, to demise of brutalist housing Jessica Mairs Continuing our review of the year, architecture editor Jessica Mairs looks at the themes that dominated...
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10+ LEGO Architecture Sets to Create the World’s Most Famous Buildings

A look at some of the best LEGO Architecture sets from landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial to a LEGO Fallingwater. Whether you want to build a LEGO Eiffel Tower or pretend you’re Le Corbusier and build your own Ville Savoye, there’s something for everyone. By Jessica...
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Courtesy Autodesk Exhibition floor at Autodesk University 2017

Autodesk University 2017: Who Will Lead Architecture into a Future of Automation?

The annual event by the software giant highlighted data platform advances while prompting discussion for architects about improving work practices and efficiency in the building industry. By Nathan Miller Nearly 10,000 architects, builders, designers, and makers of all kinds...
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Lego to launch new kit of BIG-designed visitor centre ahead of opening

Jessica Mairs Lego has unveiled a model set of its new Lego House, designed by Bjarke Ingels’ architecture firm BIG, to coincide with the opening next month.The LEGO House (21037) kit will be launched just ahead of the grand opening of the visitor centre, which was designed...
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LEGO® model of the Museum of Science and Industry by Adam Reed Tucker. (Courtesy: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

‘Brick by Brick’ at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago | BLOUIN ARTINFO

“Brick by Brick”, an exhibition of works by LEGO® Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker, is on view at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibition features a collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering feats, including a 60-foot-long...
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Architects’ Choice: Commercial Seating | Architect Magazine

These four seating options provide support for everyday tasks and comfort for lounging. By Selin Ashaboglu Four industry professionals recommend commercial seating products they have specified in their own projects, as well as use themselves. Fern Task Chair, Haworth Application:...
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The resurgence of illustration in architecture and why it’s critical – Archpaper.com

By Joey Swerdlin , Jim Keen Morpholio Trace’s Joey Swerdlin and architect Jim Keen have teamed up to discuss the art of illustration in architecture and how it impacts the communication of design to our peers, clients and ultimately the public. With the inundation of...
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Block’hood by Jose Sanchez

Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren’t Architecting | WIRED

by Sam Lubell Nothing in architecture happens quickly. Designing a building takes ages, and actually building it longer still. That can frustrate architects, who have an almost compulsive need to design and create. Many of them turn to fields as diverse as filmmaking and...
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