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Celebrating Global History with the Opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi

November 11 marked the much-anticipated opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a decade-long project between the United Arab Emirates and France. An architectural and cultural tour de force, the Louvre – with its compelling dome structure and “micro-city” layout – emerges from the mind of internationally renowned French architect Jean Nouvel. Nouvel’s global re[...]

Montauk New York Project by Pentagram Architects

This residential project in Montauk New York was done by the team at Pentagram Architects with the help of Hastings Tile & Bath.  The tile designs are all custom creations by Gio Ponti that are produced by the Italian supplier Ceramica Bardelli, which is distributed exclusively by Hastings Tile & Bath in the United States. This design is being enter[...]

Create a Virtual Shelter for Guggenheim Competition

The Guggenheim Museum has teamed up with Google to provide designers with a very unique opportunity to submit a design to the Design It Shelter Competition. The competition is being sponsored by both the museum, as well as Google's design software SketchUp. The rules are easy to follow; you must use Google's SketchUp software to create a virtual shelter anyw[...]