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Architecture That Defies Death
The architect-couple Arakawa and Madelaine Gins who are responsible for the Reversible Destiny Lofts have a lot more in their ouevre of conceptual fountain-of-life-inspired structures. After we covered the whimsical apartment building they designed...
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Tropolism: PIN-UP
Tropolism has been highlighting their favorite architectural magazines this week. Among the best (and a great gift to surprise the favorite architect on your list) is PIN-UP, a brand-new magazine that plays with the idea of architecture as eye candy...
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Tropolism: Implant Matrix Installation
Today Tropolism directs our attention to the futuristic work of architects-cum-sculptors Philip Beesley and Will Elsworthy who recently debuted their Implant Matrix installation at the electronic media arts center Interaccess' show "Scale...
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Tropolism: Hidden City Contest Ends
Submissions for the Your Hidden City project end today at 5pm Eastern Standard Time. Click here to see all the entries. The contest was expected to be a little stream: it turned into a deluge. With close to 1,000 entries, we have our work cut out...
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Tropolism Hidden City Contest
After a week of very subtle buildup, Tropolism is pleased to announce the first open-sourced architectural contest, Your Hidden City. The contest is simple: post your photos (with a caption) to our public Flickr pool (or email them to us for posting...
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This Week in Tropolism
It was all about elevated public parks. Visiting the High Line (getting oh so close to stepping on it), while seeing some great art. Visiting the press junket for 55 Water Street, a park we designed in 2002. And, visiting the lovely new park at...
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Tropolism
The world of Cool Hunting expands again: please welcome Tropolism to our little family. Tropolism explores the city through the eyes of architects. It calls attention to the art of architects, finds urban beauty wherever it may be, and otherwise...
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