Happy Birthday! Paul Revere Williams Project

Paul Revere Williams Project

Today is our revered American Architect’s Birthday!

Our mission is to increase knowledge about the architect and his work by encouraging scholarship, facilitating access to information, developing K-12 curricula, presenting exhibitions and publishing new research about his career.

Thinking Back to the 1984 Summer Olympics: The Glory and the Magenta | Settler’s Landing | Fast Company

Thinking Back to the 1984 Summer Olympics: The Glory and the Magenta | Settler’s Landing | Fast Company.


Olympics

Being a designer in Southern California is like doing comedy; it’s much harder than it looks. The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles was a perfect example of this. I remember the spring before the Olympics. Everyone planned to leave town. “It will be like Armageddon,” people said. “The freeways will be jammed. People will be stranded on the 405 for days.”

15 Beautiful and Diverse Interiors from SHH | Interior Design, Decorating, Furniture, Architecture, Home & House Design Magazine

SHH is a company based in London, founded in 1992. Interior design is not their only strong point, as the firm also takes on architecture projects. However, today we would like to show you how a room can be converted in a stylish and contemporary space in their vision.

15 Beautiful and Diverse Interiors from SHH | Interior Design, Decorating, Furniture, Architecture, Home & House Design Magazine.

Los Angeles Stadium to be First LEED Certified NFL Stadium | Inhabitat

Los Angeles Stadium to be First LEED Certified NFL Stadium | Inhabitat.

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A design for the new Los Angeles NFL stadium is in the works and it is set to be the first NFL stadium ever to become LEED certified. Designed by Aedas, a global architecture firm, the Los Angeles Stadium might be finished as early as the 2011 football season, although what NFL team will make its home there is still unknown. Aedas has designed the eco stadium to be a multi-purpose venue and has also included a significant commercial and entertainment sector. With smart design, reduced CO2 emissions and major recycling initiatives, the LA Stadium will be a great boon to the city.

40 Beautiful Corporate Websites | Vandelay Design Blog

40 Beautiful Corporate Websites | Vandelay Design Blog.

Blackberry

Blackberry

In today’s marketplace, every company needs an effective website. Of course, the purposes and needs of each company’s site will be unique, but every company should have a site that presents a professional image to visitors. That image should also be an accurate representation of the company and should work with other branding efforts to present consistent messages to customers. In this post we’ll feature 40 well-designed corporate websites.

South Africa World Cup 2010: Moses Mabhida Stadium / gmp architekten | ArchDaily

South Africa World Cup 2010: Moses Mabhida Stadium / gmp architekten | ArchDaily.

Almost six months till the 2010 South Africa World Cup kicks off. A while ago, we told you we’ll be featuring the stadiums that will host this huge competition. We started with Soccer City Stadium, designed by Boogertman Urban Edge and Partners in partnership with Populous. This week, we’ll be featuring three stadiums designed by gmp architekten. We’ll start with the Moses Mabhida Stadium, in the city of Durban.

10 reasons to pass on the iPad? TUAW fact check

10 reasons to pass on the iPad? TUAW fact check

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