A Look At the 9/11 Memorial, Museum and Monument Designs at Ground Zero. (65 photos)


Today, on the 10th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centers’ twin towers and the Pentagon, there will be several memorials taking place as we honor the victims with moments of silence and reflection. Read more

The Treehotel In Northern Sweden Opens With 6 Tree Houses By Various Architects.

Treehotel in Northern Sweden

The Treehotel, run by Britta and Kent Lindvall, is a cooperative concept between well-known designers and architects. The result is a unique collection of hotel rooms (6 completed and open for booking as of this month) perched up in the pine trees of Northern Sweden. The concept “live in a treehut” is given a new dimension, created in harmony with nature and ecological values and is built on the philosophy to find another way to experience the value of a forest rather than cut the trees for industrial use. Read more

More Steampunk Architecture From Dave Trautrimas – The SpyFrost Project

the spyfrost project
above: detail of The Radiant Proliferator

David Trautrimas, the Canadian artist about whose steampunk-like architectural art, The Habitat Machines, I blogged about once before, has a wonderful new series of work called The Spyfrost Project. Read more

ArchiTech’s Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings


above: Henry P. Glass, Wacker Plaza Lobby – View From Entrance, Pencil on tracing paper, 1955, 16 x 21 inches

ArchiTech is a historically comprehensive commercial gallery of architectural art, in Chicago’s River North gallery district. Their recent show, Future Perfect: Mid-Century Modern Design Drawings opened January 9 and ends this weekend on May 30, 2009. Read more