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Concrete LED Facade by Dominik Kommerell and Angela Renz

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The German design duo of Dominik Kommerell and Angela Renz have envisioned a new kind of building system with their concrete LED facade. Part of their course work for the Masters program at the University of Applied Sciences in Stuttgart, this display facade was designed as a research project...

Sears Tower Name Change Begins Today: Now Willis Tower

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Sears Tower Name Change - The famed Sears Tower in Chicago will officially be re-christened as the Willis Tower today by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley.  Upon it's completion in 1973, the Sears Tower became the world's tallest building until 1998, when the Petronas Towers in Kuala...

Design Roundup: Inclined House Inspired By The Mountains

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Nunatak Architects were tasked to build a home in a rural vineyard in the mountains of Switzerland.  To properly complement the natural, rocky scenery, Nunatak devised a design where the home itself rose out of the green grass like the mountains in the distance.  The result is a stone-colored,...