More Cool Stuff

More Cool Stuff

Transamerica Pyramid – March 2014 Wallpaper – by and Romain Trystram is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. Based on a work at – Architecture Magazine

Transamerica Pyramid: March 2014 Wallpaper

This month’s illustration is the Transamerica Pyramid, the tallest skyscraper in the San Francisco skyline. Designed by architect William Pereira and built by Hathaway Dinwiddie Construction Company, at 260 m (850 ft),[...]


Furniture for Interior Design

Furniture for Interior Design by Sam Booth and Drew Plunkett Furniture for Interior Design ($29) is a comprehensive, and practical guide that explores how contemporary furniture is used within interior[...]


Quote #102 – Ove Arup

Engineering is not a science. Science studies particular events to find general laws. Engineering design makes use of the laws to solve particular practical problems. In this it is more closely related to art or craft. – Ove Arup

The New Science of Cities

The New Science of Cities

The New Science of Cities by Michael Batty In The New Science of Cities ($40 hardcover, $26 Kindle), Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not[...]

Courtesy of Yoni Alter

Shapes of Art Museum by Yoni Alter

Yoni Alter, the London based graphic artist, has shared with ILikeArchitecture his latest project: Shapes of Art Museum. This fabulous print features 29 of the world’s most popular art museum,[...]


Quote #100 – Frank Lloyd Wright

Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change. – Frank Lloyd Wright


Quote #99 – Denise Scott Brown

Architects can’t force people to connect, it can only plan the crossing points, remove barriers, and make the meeting places useful and attractive. – Denise Scott Brown

Beach Houses - Living at the Sea

Beach Houses: Living at the Sea

Beach Houses: Living at the Sea by Michelle Galindo Beach Houses: Living at the Sea ($32, hardcover) features a stunning array of the most ambitious examples of residential design at[...]