Earthquake Levels Nepal's Beautiful Historic Buildings

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As the death toll in Nepal continues to rise, impacting roughly eight million people according to the UN, one can't help but wonder how the country will ever achieve its former splendor after this devastating earthquake. Arch Daily pulled together a ...

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Wind Turbine And Apartments In The Same Building

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How cool would it be to tell people you live inside of a wind turbine? Designed for the port city of Rotterdam, the Dutch "Windwheel" is a concept for a sustainable landmark that would be able to house 72 apartments within a circular steel and glass ...

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Infinite Hotel To Be Built In South Korea For Olympic Games

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Recently Korean architects presented the new hotel project which will host the Winter Olympic Games 2018. The green terrace-lined design snakes in cascading curves that form an infinity shape.

The new hotel will be located in Gangneun...

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Egypt Plans To Build new Capital In Desert

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The Egyptian government has announced plans to build a new capital to the east of the present one, Cairo. The project would cost US$ 45 billion and take 5 to 7 years to complete. This announcement was made on March 13 at an investment conference that...

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German Architect Frei Otto Wins 2015 Pritzker Prize a Day After His Death

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A day after his death, German architect Frei Otto was named the 2015 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's highest honor.

The award typically goes to a living architect. Otto died on 9 March at age 89, so the announcem...

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