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Rob|Arch 2014 Wrap-Up » Association for Robots in Architecture -

Rob|Arch 2014 Wrap-Up » Association for Robots in Architecture - | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it

Via Ionut Anton
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We are moving faster than ever to create technology, robots, that are architectually gifted. 

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Ionut Anton's curator insight, July 14, 2014 1:17 PM

robarch 2014 wrapup. with videos of workshops. real research of what robots can do for art and architecture now

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Ikea moves into indoor gardening with hydroponic kit

Ikea moves into indoor gardening with hydroponic kit | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Ikea has launched its new indoor gardening kit into stores, bringing home hydroponics to a larger market than ever before
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Ikea hopes to bring indoor, hydroponic gardening to the masses- what do you think?

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Futurist Ray Kurzweil Predicts Solar Industry Dominance In 12 Years –Trajectories Are Exponential

Futurist Ray Kurzweil Predicts Solar Industry Dominance In 12 Years –Trajectories Are Exponential | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Predicts Solar Industry Dominance In 12 Years
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Solar market shares doubles every two years

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A Modern Family Home in Kuwait - Design Milk

A Modern Family Home in Kuwait - Design Milk | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
A house that appears to be an intimidating fortress, but its solid facade was designed to protect a Kuwait-based family while embracing its freedom inside.
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A concrete fortress with plenty of patios and courtyards- what do you think?

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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Puts Online 65,000 Works of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Puts Online 65,000 Works of Modern Art | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it


Early 20th century modernism often seems to come out of nowhere, especially when our exposure to it comes in the form of a survey of singular great works.
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65,000 works of art are online for your casual perusal

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How to grow fresh air

How to grow fresh air | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.
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An arrangement of Areca Palm, Mother-in-law's Tongue and  Money plant will pump in oxygen and remove volatile chemicals from your home or office. Consider these three common plants the next time you're looking to add some green to your home

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America's Top 10 Next Hot Hood

America's Top 10 Next Hot Hood | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Jobs! Families! New construction! We've found the top 10 neighborhoods where everyone will want to live.
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The Loop is the 9th fastest growing neighborhood in America according to Realtor magazine.. What do you think of the news?

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20 ways to decorate with green

20 ways to decorate with green | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Go green at home with these fun ideas for decorating with the versatile color.
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If you're feeling green, let these many ways to incorporate the hue inspire you

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Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall's work highlighted in new book

Chicago architect Benjamin Marshall's work highlighted in new book | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
The work of early 20
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Meet Benjamin Marshall,  Chicago architect, "design impresario and rainmaker" who has helped shaped the city we know today

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The beauty of 'nanotecture' - BBC News

The beauty of 'nanotecture' - BBC News | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Twelve striking structures that celebrate small-scale 21st Century architecture.
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"Small architecture can be highly expressive, experimental and accessible."

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9 Projects That Feature Eye-Catching Windows

9 Projects That Feature Eye-Catching Windows | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Some of the most integral parts of a building are related to light and air. Windows, for example, can help transform a project into a mor
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What do you think of the unique use of windows at each of these projects?

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Chicago Architects: Why the City’s New Buildings Don’t Look Like Its Classics | WBEZ

Architects on why they build the way they do, and to what degree inspiration comes from the past.
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In a comparison of old vs new, architects discuss what relationship new designs should have with the architecture of the past.

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A Pair Of Childrens Bedrooms With Sophisticated Themes

A Pair Of Childrens Bedrooms With Sophisticated Themes | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Bedroom designs for kids can be as stylish and refined as their grownup counterparts.
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You'll see no use of primary colors in these flexible and timeless kid bedrooms

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Aging Spanish wine cellar transformed into a gorgeous contemporary stone home

Aging Spanish wine cellar transformed into a gorgeous contemporary stone home | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it

http://inhabitat.com/aging-spanish-wine-cellar-renovated-as-a-gorgeous-contemporary-stone-home/ This old dry-stone outhouse, once used for storing wine, spirits and meat, today functions as a cozy family home in Spain.

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A former wine cellar (and outhouse) was reinvented into a slate roof, stone home. Puns and jokes would be most welcome right now...

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Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives

Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
On March 15, Instagram posted a note on its blog that sent the internet into a frenzy: “To improve your experience, your feed will soon be ordered to show the moments we believe you will care abou
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From Uber to Fandango and price gouging based on location to predictive policing, learn a little about the algorithms that inherently influence our lives

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‘Green Spaces’ Linked To Increased Human Lifespan — New Study

‘Green Spaces’ Linked To Increased Human Lifespan — New Study | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
A recently published study has revealed that people living around green spaces may experience relatively longer lifespans than those who do not. Findings of the
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Time to make your way to the nearest park!

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Gardens of Earthly Delight: 11 Outrageous Outdoor Spaces

Gardens of Earthly Delight: 11 Outrageous Outdoor Spaces | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Everything's gone green! In search of superb yards, we weeded out the pretenders and found some of the most splendid garden spaces currently for sale.
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Be inspired by these expertly crafted home gardens

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How To Design Happiness

How To Design Happiness | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Experts from Lippincott, Disney, and SoulCycle weigh in on how they craft happy experiences.
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SXSW event Designing Happiness discussed how to create happy experiences. Anticipation and memory making, comforting living things and a "kiss goodnight" are all things to consider! A puppy doesn't hurt either...

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Farming Gets High Tech in Bid to Offer Locally Grown Produce

Farming Gets High Tech in Bid to Offer Locally Grown Produce | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
A crop of startups have emerged in recent years to grow vegetables on city rooftops or turn old factories into indoor farms. But their quest for locally grown lettuce is running into challenging business realities.
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Urban farming start ups are raising millions of dollars but running into tech and logistic challenges...

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Not Your Neighbor’s Garden: 8 Alternative Plants That Pop

Not Your Neighbor’s Garden: 8 Alternative Plants That Pop | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
We spoke with area experts to come up with some unique alternatives that’ll pop your landscape and have your neighbors swooning.
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If you're looking for a unique look in your backyard, incorporate some of these alternative plants

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Can Building on Burnham Make Chicago’s River as Beloved as Its Lakefront?

Can Building on Burnham Make Chicago’s River as Beloved as Its Lakefront? | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
The mayor wants to make his urban legacy along Chicago’s long-neglected waterways and industrial corridors.
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Building on Burnham would make the Chicago River and its nearby industrial corridors recreational destinations like the 606 and the Riverwalk. Could you get behind the plan and its costs?

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Chicago River cleanup makes waterway safer for recreation

Chicago River cleanup makes waterway safer for recreation | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Treated for decades as little more than an industrialized sewage canal, the Chicago River is becoming a draw for kayakers and tourists.
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Long overdue pgrades at the O'Brien Water Reclamation Plant in Skokie are just the beginning of the plan to clean up the Chicago River

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Virtual Reality for Architecture Predicts Patterns, Drives Business Decisions

Virtual Reality for Architecture Predicts Patterns, Drives Business Decisions | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
The 2016 edition of SXSW Interactive had no shortage of virtual reality demos, including virtual reality as it applies to architecture. O
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Virtual reality in architecture allows full scale mock-ups for clients to make design decisions

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10 Modern Houses with Interior Courtyards - Design Milk

10 Modern Houses with Interior Courtyards - Design Milk | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
To let the daylight, fresh air, and nature in, think about including an interior courtyard or garden, like these 10 houses, to help brighten things up.
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Looking to employ an outdoor-indoor living space? Check out these ten interior courtyards

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Writers Theatre / Studio Gang Architects

Writers Theatre / Studio Gang Architects | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Completed in 2016 in Glencoe, United States. Images by Hedrich Blessing. Writers Theatre is a popular theater company in the Chicago suburb of Glencoe, Illinois. Founded in the back room of a bookstore in 1992, Writers has...
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An intimate look at the design behind Glencoe's Writers Theatre...

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Chicago Names Marina City an Official Landmark

Chicago Names Marina City an Official Landmark | A. Perry Design Lounge | Scoop.it
Long a defacto architectural landmark, Bertrand Goldberg’s Chicago complex is finally getting designation.
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Marina City to become an official Chicago landmark 

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