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Links related to architecture presented in somewhat random fashion:

Sustainability
greenbuilder.com
Sustainability Architecture – Dwell)

Headlines
The bland leading the bland@cdbisset

Around the world
worldarchitecturefestival.com
architecture.com.au

Recommended Listening
The Why Factor – Why is architecture so big on Instagram? (2019) – @bbcworldservice

Change Makers: Richard Buckminster Fuller – We explore the life and times of Richard Buckminster Fuller, the man behind the geodesic dome.

A very pointy future – Future Tense looks at the future of skyscrapers. How high can they go? And what are the implications for those who choose to live in them?

The Conversation – Wiki House – The Wikipedia revolution is now changing the way we design and the cost of building. Now you can download plans available to everyone – you don’t need to be an architect or a builder to make it happen.

Duplitecture – The best knock-offs in the world are in China and then there are entire knock-off cities. There are Venices with complete canals and replicas of the Doge’s Palace. A Paris with an Eiffel Tower and an Arc de Triomphe. In the suburbs of any Chinese city, there are endless examples of “duplitecture.”

Could open source architecture be the answer to housing affordability? – Could better, and cheaper, houses be built if we all just shared our design and building knowledge?

Quotes
Architecture is the will of an epoch translated into space”. – Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (cited online dwell.com)

Form follows function.
– Louis Sullivan

Look at that building.
Poi Dog Pondering

Arts and Crafts House

hgtv

artsandcraftshomes.com

Wikipedia
Architecture
Coffer
Frank Gehry
International Style)
Parapet

Terms

Brutalism

Design Build

Pan coupé

Pencil Towers

Planeta.com

Culture

Design

The Value of Place

Frank Lloyd Wright

Las Vegas Links

 

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