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March 28, 2015

At Chicago Hotel, an App About the Art & Architecture

A self-guided tour of Chicago's Aqua Tower provides a creative and innovative way to experience the architecture using a digital application. Read more about it here.

March 22, 2015

New Cases For Your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Add a Frank Lloyd Wright design to your iPhone 6 and 6 Plus with these new cases. Shop here!

March 20, 2015

Experimental Modernist Architecture in Africa

When Africa threw off colonialism in the 60s and 70s, it showed in an explosion of modern architecture. This documentary showcases the "architecture of independence." See more photos here.

March 19, 2015

The Duel Between Man and Architecture

"A human being in a picture brings at the same time warmth and scale to architecture. This gives, in its turn, an abstract dimension to Man."

Beirut-based photographer Serge Najjar’s new photo series “Abstract Realities” showcase the striking geometry between man and architecture in the Lebanese capital. Check out the 21 Arresting Shots here.

   

March 18, 2015

LEGO’s Lincoln Memorial is Now Here!

150 years later and the president’s still looking good in LEGO form. Add LEGO’s Lincoln Memorial to your architecture collection. Shop here!

March 16, 2015

Our Small Tribute to the Very Deserving Michael Graves, 1934-2015

"Michael Graves has created art that surrounds our lives." -former President Bill Clinton

Graves, a celebrated architect and product designer, passed away at age 80 last week. But his whimsical body of work will live on in homes around the world.

Graves grew into the father of Postmodernism and his Portland Municipal Building became the first major built example of the architectural movement. The Denver Public Library was another noteworthy Grave accomplishment.

But he was known to most people for his playful and practical designs in over 2,000 household items. From tea pots to watches, Graves designed wildly popular products for retailers like Alessi, Target and JC Penny.

"Most of what exists now for such people is just too depressing to even die in. I believe well-designed places and objects can actually improve healing, while poor design can inhibit it." -Michael Graves

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