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The Standard Hotel in New York

June 5, 2009

The Standard Hotel in New York

Tip! Thanks to the recession, NYC hotel room rates are way down, and if you can also take advantage of a new hotel’s soft launch prices – the new Standard Hotel is sort of open while they iron out the bugs – you can get an amazing deal for a week in New York.

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Selgas Cano architecture office, by Iwan Baan

May 2, 2009

Selgas Cano architecture office, by Iwan Baan

Selgas Cano is a Spanish architecture firm, and this long glass tube in a little wooded ravine is the Madrid office they’ve built for themselves. The shutters over the clear roof are retractable (see the photo of the pulleys at bottom). 

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