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Contain Hotel

Constructed from a trio of stacked shipping containers, the Contain Hotel offers accommodations for the surfing nomad. The five-room micro hotel sits on the Elbe riverbank in the Czech Republic and provides sleeping for up to 13 guests. The ground floor houses bathrooms, storage, and a four-bed room, while the …

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Richard Meier’s city hall in the Hague transformed into the world’s largest mondrian painting

the hague has unveiled the world’s largest mondrian painting on the façade of richard meier’s iconic architectural landmark, city hall. familiar red, yellow and blue surfaces and straight lines wrap the mega-structure, forming a totally unique composition that blends the building’s architectural facets with precisely-painted blocks of color. the hague municipal …

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The Story of Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House to Become Hollywood Film

One of architecture’s greatest tales – the commission of Mies van der Rohe’s seminal Farnsworth House – is set to receive the Hollywood treatment. As reported by Showbiz 411’s Roger Friedman, the story of the home’s construction will be taken on by actors Jeff Bridges (as the architect) and Maggie Gyllenhaal …

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