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  • Eric Lloyd Wright’s Latest House on Embassy Tour

    Photographs documenting the latest work of Frank Lloyd Wright’s grandson architect Eric are on display at the Embassy of Finland in Washington, D.C. through Sept. 30, before heading overseas to the U.S. Embassy in Finland.

     
  • Fallingwater Working Blueprints up for Auction Sept. 27

    Though it’s uncertain how many Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints are yet to be discovered, it’s still a rare opportunity when you get a chance to bid on your own set. On Sept. 27, blueprints from Fallingwater in Pennsylvania could go for at least $13,000.

     
  • SCI-Arc Opens its Media Archive to the Public

    More than 3,300 different lectures, symposias, performances, and gallery talks are now available to the public, courtesy of SCI-Arc's Media Archive. Speakers include four decades of architects, designers, artists, and theorists.

     
  • Steven Holl Chairs and Cabinet Up for Auction

    Steven Holl builds furniture that embodies the principles found in his architecture. Own your own for anywhere from $3,000 to $15,000 by bidding for four chairs and a cabinet on Sept. 27.

     
  • Online Magazine 'East of Borneo' Documents the MOCA Crisis

    After seven board members and the chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles departed this year, online magazine 'East of Borneo' set up a site to document the ongoing drama, as well as the controversial history of museums in L.A.

     
  • Portuguese Architecture Firm Turns to Jewelry

    38n9w Arquitectos designs a one-piece resin necklace that mimics some of the angular lines of its building projects.

     
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    The Czar: Santiago Calatrava at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia

    The work of Santiago Calatrava finds an opulent match in the State Hermitage Museum’s Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, which is exhibiting the architect’s models, drawings, and sculptures.

     
  • Infographic: 'The Parks of the World'

    Wanting to examine the parks that he visited last year, Brooklyn's Mikell Fine Iles created six infographics that comparatively visualize the size and qualities of seven of the world's parks.

     
  • Object: Gio Ponti's Via Dezza Chair

    One of Italian architect Geo Ponti's armchairs is on exhibit at the Venice Biennale, and re-released in limited quantities by Moteni&Co and Rubelli.

     
  • Tongue-in-Cheek Drawings of Olympic Venues

    The Olympics are over, but you can’t stop dreaming about the architecture, you say? No worries. Clo’e Floirat drew “comical-satirical” versions of the 2012 venues for posterity's sake.

     
 
 
 

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