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Infographic: The Pritzker Prize 1979 – 2014 | ArchDaily

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, architect, 1956. | Architect Mies van der Rohe and the Poetry of Purpose |

"What was the matter with this typical American house? Well, just for an honest beginning, it lied about everything. It had no sense of unity at all nor any such sense of space as should belong to a free people. It was stuck up in thoughtless fashion. It had no more sense of earth than a "modernistic" house. And it was stuck up on wherever it happened to be. To take any one of these so-called "homes" away would have improved the landscape and helped to clear the atmosphere."—1935, FLW

Wearing the title of "archie" proudly – probably right on your sleeve.

Public water garden, Fort Worth, Texas, 1974. Architects: Philip Johnson + John Burgee (photograph from National Geographic, April 1980)

cool project... || Tea House by Swatt | Miers Architects #modern #architecture

The Yellow Tree House by Pacific Environment Architects is built around a redwood tree, which is over 40m high and has a 1.7m diameter at its base, located north of Auckland, New Zealand.

Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012): In my opinion, architecture is invention. And under this prism is how I do my projects, always searching for beautiful, expressive, different and surprising solutions. The architect is a citizen just like any other, always open to serve any kind of program presented to him, be constantly aware of society’s need to change, to foster a fair and solidary world.

Frank Lloyd Wright: American architect, interior designer, writer and educator.

Habitable Polyhedron, a small geometric pod that’s a small private getaway from domestic life. Designed by Colombian architects Manuel Villa and Alberto González Sepúlveda.

Architect Carl Salim and designer Reema Bisher of Level Orange Architects designed a home for a young family that responded to “their passion for raw materials, clean space and risk.”

Taiwan Tower Conceptual Design Competition, Taichung, China designed by Raymond Pan of HMC Architects

Designed in 2011 by architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh, this surrealistic folly in the Belgian city of Borgloon is composed of 100 evenly spaced layers of steel that are stacked, in the form of a nave and steeple. Inspired by local church buildings, the 30-foot-high structure was created as a longterm work of public art along a walking path.

Urban Forest, Chongqing, China MAD architects' new project 'Urban Forest' is located in Chongqing, China. Urban Forest is a commercial high-rise building that takes the form of an urban mountain with over 70 floors, each one different and unique. Each floor is seen as a separate and unique level of the urban forest and is meant to combine both nature and the urban metropolis.

Residential building, Architects: Bernard Khoury Architects, Location: Beirut, Lebanon, 2009

Federico Babina has unveiled yet another playful collection of architecturally inspired illustrations: Derived from the ”symbiotic relationship and implicit partnership” between art and architecture, Archist reinterprets the expressive language and aesthetic of prominent artists as built form.

The Pond House At Ten Oaks Farm By Holly And Smith Architects

Isbjerget, Århus, Denmark, JDS Architects, Cebra, SeARCH and Louis Paillard

ribbon chapel - hiroshima japan - nap architects - photo by koji fujii

Incredible staircase at a home in Warsaw, Poland, by Tamizo Architects. | yellowtrace blog »

New Wonderful Photos: F Tower by Architect Pinzon Lozano in Panama City, Panama

Conceptual diagram in Elevation instead of plan - Project: METU Student Center - Suyabatmaz Demirel Architects

Reverse this concept so the lights from the skylights shine into the temporary room as well as into the big room! Blairgowrie Back Beach / Wolveridge Architects

Habitat 67. See below for the "when it was built" photo

Contemporary home of architect Gillian Holl and her husband at Monaghan Farm near Lanseria in Johannesburg.