Architecture

Double Takes: AIA 2009 Honor Awards for Architecture

Every year the American Institute of Architects recognizes outstanding works of architectural achievement with their Honor Awards for Architecture. They have announced this year’s nine honorees and have have a great photo slide show to coincide. Pictured Above: Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore John G. Waite Associates, Architects PLLC Plaza Apartments, San Francisco Leddy Maytum …

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Double Takes: Constructs: Laura Kicey

Speaking of collages, Laura Kicey who also happens to be Etsy user Helveticaneue has a dazzling set of photographic montages in her Construct series. She digitally altered photographs of architecture collected over the years to create gorgeous images. I abosulely love them! (Found via Oh Joy!)

Double Takes: Incredible Architecture: Slovenia and Spain

The Ofis Arhitekti team is responsible for these fun and colorful balconies. The building holds affordable family housing in Izola, Slovenia. The unbelievable architecture of the Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Spain is the work of Frank O. Gehry. The luxury hotel is located in Spain’s Rioja wine region and holds 43 stunning rooms. (Found …

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