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This week's dose features the Bamboo Courtyard Teahouse in Yangzhou, China, by HWCD:
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Architect's Accidental Historicizing

Flipping through January's Architect Magazine on the train this morning, something on page 136 caught my eye. A photo of Tour Total, designed by Barkow and Leibinger, seems to be capped by a large ghostly gable.

[Tour Total, Barkow and Leibinger, detail of photo by Christian Richters | Scanned from page 136 of Architect Magazine, January 2013]

America's Housing Patterns

My latest Ideabook at Houzz zooms over the United States, looking at the various patterns created by houses, particularly in the suburbs. Below is a sneak peek, but head over to Houzz to read about fairway housing, fly-in houses, tract mansions, and a few alternatives to traditional sprawl.