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April 19, 2013
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  WORLD’S MOST SPECTACULAR SKYLINESSomething about the outline of a city against its clear, crisp sky stops us in our tracks and commands our attention. City skylines stand as testaments to human engineering and architectural advancements. Its shape reveals our history, our culture, our beliefs, our beauty to the infinite universe. How can we not stop and stare?

    WORLD’S MOST SPECTACULAR SKYLINES

    Something about the outline of a city against its clear, crisp sky stops us in our tracks and commands our attention. City skylines stand as testaments to human engineering and architectural advancements. Its shape reveals our history, our culture, our beliefs, our beauty to the infinite universe. How can we not stop and stare?
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  AN INDUSTRIAL LOFT IN BELGIUM Globetrotting Belgian architect Julien De Smedt carves out a space to call his own in a converted industrial loft building in Brussels.    Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.

    AN INDUSTRIAL LOFT IN BELGIUM

    Globetrotting Belgian architect Julien De Smedt carves out a space to call his own in a converted industrial loft building in Brussels.

     

    Photo by Frederik Vercruysse.
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  RENOVATING A MODERN HOUSE IN A HISTORIC DISTRICTWhat constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that respects the past and is firmly rooted in the present.

    RENOVATING A MODERN HOUSE IN A HISTORIC DISTRICT

    What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that respects the past and is firmly rooted in the present.
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  COUNTING SHEEPWhether faux or for real, sheepskin and fur are modernists’ favorite fuzzy accessories.

    COUNTING SHEEP

    Whether faux or for real, sheepskin and fur are modernists’ favorite fuzzy accessories.
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  MODERN DESIGN AT COACHELLARevelers and music fans have made it through the first weekend of the massive music festival Coachella in Indio, California, and those who sought a little shade from the scorching sun likely came across Mirage, an art installation and homage to the desert modernism of nearby Palm Springs.

    MODERN DESIGN AT COACHELLA

    Revelers and music fans have made it through the first weekend of the massive music festival Coachella in Indio, California, and those who sought a little shade from the scorching sun likely came across Mirage, an art installation and homage to the desert modernism of nearby Palm Springs.
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  INSIDE CHILE'S HOTEL ANTUMALALPeek inside the Hotel Antumalal in Chile, a newly renovated modernist retreat designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.  Photo by Tuca Reinés.

    INSIDE CHILE'S HOTEL ANTUMALAL

    Peek inside the Hotel Antumalal in Chile, a newly renovated modernist retreat designed by a protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.
    Photo by Tuca Reinés.
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  BUILDING IN BROOKLYNWhether beech, maple, cedar, or teak, Brooklyn resident and California native Ariele Alasko will take it. Having a sharp eye for recycled matter, Alasko is combining her expertise and passion to design and craft furniture out of reclaimed materials.  Courtesy of Ariele Alasko.

    BUILDING IN BROOKLYN

    Whether beech, maple, cedar, or teak, Brooklyn resident and California native Ariele Alasko will take it. Having a sharp eye for recycled matter, Alasko is combining her expertise and passion to design and craft furniture out of reclaimed materials.
    Courtesy of Ariele Alasko.
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WORLD’S MOST SPECTACULAR SKYLINES

Something about the outline of a city against its clear, crisp sky stops us in our tracks and commands our attention. City skylines stand as testaments to human engineering and architectural advancements. Its shape reveals our history, our culture, our beliefs, our beauty to the infinite universe. How can we not stop and stare?

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