npr:

Do you think 300-sq feet would be enough for you? — tanya b.
wnyc:


New York City apartments may get even smaller. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday launched a competition for developers to design a building with micro-units of no more than 300-square feet in Manhattan for the city’s expanding small-household population.
More on WNYC News Blog | Brian Lehrer Asks: What’s the Smallest Apartment You’ve Ever Had?

npr:

Do you think 300-sq feet would be enough for you? — tanya b.

wnyc:

New York City apartments may get even smaller. Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday launched a competition for developers to design a building with micro-units of no more than 300-square feet in Manhattan for the city’s expanding small-household population.

More on WNYC News Blog | Brian Lehrer Asks: What’s the Smallest Apartment You’ve Ever Had?

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The Decline of Suburbia

visualoop:

(via humanscalecities)

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66 Most Popular Architecture/Design Websites

A Daily Dose of Architecture

66 Most Popular Architecture/Design Websites, 2012 vs 2011

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Forbes: Listen to Architecture As You See It

American Institute of Architects (AIA) has teamed with the app Broadcastr in a new three US city pilot (LA, NYC, DC) to give a voice and connection to historic buildings to anyone who is curious about architecture …

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skyscraper:

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Photography by Thomas Hawk

Good ol San Fran

skyscraper:

black-and-white:

Photography by Thomas Hawk

Good ol San Fran

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Architecture Spotlight: The Beach Chalet

Untapped SF features The Beach Chalet in its Architecture Spotlight. Heller Manus Architects developed the renovation program for the Beach Chalet after it was vacant for over ten years, and the renovation included the development of the ground floor Golden Gate Park Visitor’s Center. We also designed the Park Chalet restaurant.

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humanscalecities:

The Spontaneous City
This book presents the concept of the Spontaneous City as an alternative direction of design thinking and urban planning opposed to traditional rigid city planning. The era of large-scale urban planning is over.
ISSUU

humanscalecities:

The Spontaneous City

This book presents the concept of the Spontaneous City as an alternative direction of design thinking and urban planning opposed to traditional rigid city planning. The era of large-scale urban planning is over.

ISSUU

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