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    + POOL, Tile by Tile by Family and PlayLab

    Like a giant strainer dropped into the river, + POOL makes it possible for everybody to swim in clean river water right here in NYC.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $273,114 pledged
    • Funded

    + POOL is back. We already supported their first Kickstarter campaign back in 2011, so let's make this happen, people!

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    Continuous City by Brian Foo

    An illustrated book exploring imagined landscapes and topographies for New York City, told through conversations and paintings

    Successful!
    • 384% funded
    • $19,219 pledged
    • Funded

    We ❤ Brian Foo's beautiful graphic novel illustrations of NYC.

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    STEAM Carnival by Two Bit Circus

    The carnival reimagined with robots, fire, and lasers to inspire young inventors in science, technology, engineering, art, and math

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • $102,699 pledged
    • Funded

    Two Bit Circus is doing some really cool stuff in the world of futuristic gaming environments. The STEAM Carnival is very Kickstart-worthy

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    PARKING LOT PROJECT-an OLD building made into NEW things by Architecture for Humanity-Denver

    We're re-purposing old building parts into a much needed Outdoor Classroom and into new rewards so you can have a piece of it too!

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,345 pledged
    • Funded

    Architecture for Humanity-Denver wants to build an OUTDOOR CLASSROOM by REPURPOSING found materials for the Museo de las Americas. Kickstart that!

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    From Sea To Shining Sea by Evan Mather

    Feature length time-lapse video and audio collage of the USA's diverse physical landscape via the interstate highway system.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $6,389 pledged
    • Funded

    Landscape Architect, Evan Mather, takes us on a journey of the American landscape, via the interstate highway system.

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    The D*Table - Dynamic Living by The D*Haus Company Limited

    The D*Table, 8 tables in 1 but infinite possibilities.

    Successful!
    • 102% funded
    • £30,620 pledged
    • Funded

    The D*Table multitasks while you multitask.

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    Patranella's Porch by Jason T Minter

    90% of architectural services are contracted by 2% of the population; Patranella's Porch is about producing design for the rest of us.

    Successful!
    • 120% funded
    • $1,747 pledged
    • Funded

    Jason T Minter wants to build a porch for the community.

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    tree wood: a folly by toshihiro oki architect by Toshihiro Oki, Jen Wood, Jared Diganci

    tree wood is the winner of the Folly 2013 competition co-sponsored by Socrates Sculpture Park and the Architectural League

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $5,752 pledged
    • Funded

    Architect, Toshihiro Oki, needs your help to build his tree wood folly. What's "tree wood" you ask? tree wood is about the ideals of Nature and Man-made coexisting in our increasingly crowded world.

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    Lightweight School Structure for Bijagós Islands in Africa by CCA Architecture Student Project Team

    California College of the Arts architecture students are prototyping a prefabricated classroom for developing nations in the tropics.

    Successful!
    • 125% funded
    • $3,505 pledged
    • Funded

    CCA students are looking to fund their prototyping project, to build a prefabricated classroom for developing nations in the tropics.

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    Depths of Perception: A B.Arch Thesis by Melinda Zoephel (deleted)

    I'm building an installation for my B.Arch thesis that deals with architectural representation and the perception of depth.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $5,072 pledged
    • Funded

    Architecture student, Melinda Zoephel, is seeking assistance to realize her thesis project that deals with architectural representation and the perception of depth. Deep stuff.

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    3Doodler: The World's First 3D Printing Pen by WobbleWorks LLC.

    It's a pen that can draw in the air! 3Doodler is the 3D printing pen you can hold in your hand. Lift your imagination off the page!

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    • 7,813% funded
    • $2,344,134 pledged
    • Funded

    Um...did anyone say "The future is here"? - The possibilities for architectural applications are limitless.

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    Never Built: Los Angeles by A+D Museum, Sam Lubell, and Greg Goldin

    Never Built: Los Angeles explores the “what if” Los Angeles and dares the city to dream big again.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $43,114 pledged
    • Funded

    Put "Frank Lloyd Wright, John Lautner, Rudolph Schindler, Frank Gehry, Thom Mayne" and "Los Angeles" in one context, and you typically get spectacular results. Let's dream a bit.

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    sLAB Costa Rica: building the Nosara Recycling Center PART 2 by Tobias Holler

    NYIT architecture students want to help build a recycling center they designed in Costa Rica, and fund a documentary film about it.

    Successful!
    • 112% funded
    • $10,155 pledged
    • Funded

    Architecture students getting creative + their hands dirty for a good cause? - We're all about it!

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    Urban Air - Los Angeles by Stephen Glassman

    Imagine floating, globally connected urban forests growing where billboards stand. Artist Stephen Glassman and his team are doing it.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $100,772 pledged
    • Funded

    As every-day car-driving Angelenos, we wholeheartedly support this vision of elevated fresh air.

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    cleveland architecture coloring book by Jeremy Smith

    The Cleveland Architecture Coloring Book is a playful companion, catalog and city guide. Grab a copy, box of crayons, and go to town!

    Successful!
    • 115% funded
    • $4,052 pledged
    • Funded

    Doesn't the architecture profession always complain we're not drawing and sketching enough? Well, here's your chance to break out the crayons and redeem yourself.

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    HEX6AGON: Transparent Tiling Vinyl by Sara Czosnyka

    six sided transparent tiling vinyl. application provides a stained glass effect. creating pattern + illusions, via color.

    Successful!
    • 1,550% funded
    • $28,302 pledged
    • Funded

    Who doesn't like hexagons? Seriously.

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    HOME PROJECT 2012 by Julia Vogl

    A pop up public living room during the Olympics, inviting 1000+ local residents to share how they feel about HOME.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $3,327 pledged
    • Funded

    London calling: help artist Julia Vogl realize (or realise) this colorful (or colourful) public art project in the heart (yep...still heart) of London.

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    OpenUrban by Reed Duecy-Gibbs

    An open crowd sourced map and forum focused on urban development. We are mapping the future of cities!

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $5,312 pledged
    • Funded

    Urban development + crowd sourcing + non profit + public empowerment = we're all about it.

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    Cosmic Quilt - Interactive Installation/Student Workshop by The Principals

    A weeklong student workshop to produce a new reactive architectural installation for NYC Design Week 2012

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $8,725 pledged
    • Funded

    Smart architecture

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    ROSY (the Ballerina) by Martin Barry [reSITE] + Raumlabor Berlin

    The installation of an inflatable pavilion [bubble] that will hold workshops and lectures about improving public space IN public space.

    Successful!
    • 106% funded
    • $6,400 pledged
    • Funded

    Please, no sharp objects!

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    Arctic Architecture: Svalbard by Arctic Architecture

    First in a series of books exploring the past, present, and future of architecture in the Far North

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $7,500 pledged
    • Funded

    Wes Milholen will be sailing between Norway and the North Pole, researching the landscape in this arctic region. Wes will be documenting his research in the book "Arctic Architecture: Svalbard", investigating future settlement potential as humans inevitably move further north.

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    Hefner/Beuys House by Jimenez Lai by Jimenez Lai

    A cartoonish architectural installation and performance art in the Architecture Foundation in London, UK by Jimenez Lai

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $20,231 pledged
    • Funded

    Help support Archinect-fave Jimenez Lai fund his latest Super Furniture project!

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    DAVID LYNCH DOCUMENTARY by LYNCH THREE PROJECT

    We have been granted unparalleled access to make a film that explores one of the most distinctive voices in modern cinema: David Lynch.

    Successful!
    • 598% funded
    • $179,554 pledged
    • Funded

    DAVID LYNCH!

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    The American Drive-in Movie Theater by Carl Weese

    Photographic road trip to capture Drive-in Movie Theaters before the cost of digital conversion darkens their screens forever.

    Successful!
    • 196% funded
    • $17,292 pledged
    • Funded

    Help support Carl Weese photo-document the iconic drive-in movie theaters before they are wiped off the American landscape.

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    LowLine: An Underground Park on NYC's Lower East Side by Dan Barasch

    We plan to transform an abandoned New York City trolley terminal into a vibrant community green space using new solar technology.

    Successful!
    • 155% funded
    • $155,186 pledged
    • Funded

    Prepper Park? Forget, for a second, what immediately comes to mind when you think of about going underground in NYC. Next, think about what an amazing space the High Line has become, and what it has brought to the city. Perhaps it's time to start focusing downward.

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    WAX MAGAZINE by Zak

    WAX is a new print publication about the connection point between artistic practice and the culture of surfing.

    Successful!
    • 108% funded
    • $16,246 pledged
    • Funded

    A new surf-inspired design magazine. Next generation Ray Gun?

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    tarp: Architecture Manual 2012: Not Nature by tarp: Architecture Manual

    Tarp: Architecture Manual is an annual publication of the Graduate Architecture and Urban Design program at Pratt Institute.

    Successful!
    • 109% funded
    • $4,910 pledged
    • Funded

    As the internet continues to make it more difficult to fund quality journalism, especially in areas of academic architectural investigations, crowd-sourced publication initiatives like this become more important. Help support this project by Pratt students.

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    9 Chains (Buckminster Fuller in Philadelphia) by Gene Coleman

    A film with live music directed and composed by Gene Coleman, with cinematography and editing by Nick Lerman.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $8,045 pledged
    • Funded

    Help support the filmmaker of 9 Chains complete this experimental film about Buckminster Fuller.

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    HARVEST DOME 2.0 by Amanda Schachter

    A floating orb fashioned from discarded umbrella frames that calls attention to New York City’s waterways and watersheds.

    Successful!
    • 101% funded
    • $7,596 pledged
    • Funded

    Broken umbrella, meet Bucky. This is a very cool project that upcycles, gets architecture interns and kids working on together, all the while getting the public more structurally aware.

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    The Neon Project by Evan Bauer

    A digital design installation by 10 graduate architecture students at a prestigious university in New York City.

    Successful!
    • 123% funded
    • $6,158 pledged
    • Funded

    A group of Columbia architecture students are creating these relaxation nodes, allowing users to briefly escape reality and enter a calm, vertical-hammocked, altered state. The structures will be constructed from digitally fabricated recycled plastic.

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    Barnsworth Exhibition Center by Barnsworth Studio

    A small building designed by students at the Illinois Institute of Technology for Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House.

    Successful!
    • 107% funded
    • $10,740 pledged
    • Funded

    Students at IIT are looking to fund the actual construction of their design for a small exhibition center on the site of the Farnsworth House, designed by Mies van der Rohe.

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    I Want To Be Metropolitan by PRAUD

    ''I Want to be METROPOLITAN'' is a research on mini-metropolises, using Boston as a case study.

    Successful!
    • 162% funded
    • $4,865 pledged
    • Funded

    This project, by Boston-based architecture practice PRAUD, will investigate the "mini-metropolis", using Boston as the case study.

    "This book intents to create a dialogue that addresses the missing topics in urbanism for smaller, slower, and much more stable cities..."

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    CCA + Wattis WBA3: Architecture in the Expanded Field by Laura Mosca

    We’re a group of architecture students aiming to build an immersive, full-scale installation at California College of the Arts.

    Successful!
    • 169% funded
    • $4,242 pledged
    • Funded

    A group of architects – 15 students, 2 professors – aim to build an immersive, full-scale installation, occupying and perceptually altering the entry area of both California College of the Arts (CCA) and the Wattis Institute of Contemporary Art.

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    tarp: Architecture Manual, Insidious Urbanism by tarp: Architecture Manual

    The Spring 2011 issue will take a critical look at urbanism and present design projects that operate in the margins of urban discourse.

    Successful!
    • 104% funded
    • $2,606 pledged
    • Funded

    tarp: Architecture Manual, student-edited publication at Pratt Institute School of Architecture, acts as a set of instructions, giving the reader a grounding in what's happening in contemporary architectural and urban discourse. Help fund their next issue, Insidious Urbanism.

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    BOFFO Building Fashion by BOFFO

    BOFFO Building Fashion is a series of collaborations celebrating architecture and fashion design.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $20,137 pledged
    • Funded

    BOFFO Building Fashion celebrates cutting edge design through a series of temporary retail installations showcasing the work of an architect paired with a fashion designer. Help fund their latest project by Ohne Titel & EASTON + COMBS.

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    BEFORE FORM: The Creative World of Paolo Soleri by Aimee Madsen

    A documentary film that takes a fresh look at the legendary architect, artist, craftsman and urban theorist, Paolo Soleri.

    Successful!
    • 118% funded
    • $11,872 pledged
    • Funded

    This documentary is fresh and unique in that it focuses on Soleri, the form giver rather than Soleri, the idea giver. Hence the working title of the film: BEFORE FORM. The name COSANTI further implies a theme of frugality that threads through Paolo’s entire life.

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    'ART NOT ARRESTS' Garden Installation by Lana Zellner

    A community driven architecture installation to help stop gun violence by funding art and education programs in Brooklyn.

    Successful!
    • 100% funded
    • $4,515 pledged
    • Funded

    Architectural designer Lana Zellner believes that the key to reducing gun violence in Brooklyn isn't a more extreme police force, but is better art and education programs for the youth. Art Not Arrests is an installation that raises this issue.

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    +Pool: A Floating Pool in the River For Everyone by Family and PlayLab

    An initiative to build a floating pool that filters river water off the shores of New York City.

    Successful!
    • 166% funded
    • $41,647 pledged
    • Funded

    This project is a self-initiated project by two firms. Following the completion of a preliminary engineering feasibility report done with engineers at Arup, they are now preparing to physically test and ultimately build a full-scale working prototype of a section of the pool.

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    The Dreamer and the Devil: A New Musical by Jenny Seidelman and Jonathan Wagner

    A reading of a new musical, which tells the story of architect Daniel Burnham, serial killer H.H. Holmes and the1893 World's Fair.

    Successful!
    • 103% funded
    • $7,255 pledged
    • Funded

    The Dreamer and the Devil is a new musical, telling the true tale of architect Daniel Burnham, serial killer H.H. Holmes and the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago that bound their lives together.

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    Urbanized: A Documentary Film by Gary Hustwit

    Help finish the new design documentary from the director of "Helvetica" and "Objectified".

    Successful!
    • 139% funded
    • $118,505 pledged
    • Funded

    Urbanized is the third and final film in the design-focused documentary trilogy by filmmaker Gary Hustwit. Previous films are Helvetica and Objectified. Urbanized looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design.

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    ArchitecTie by William Mullins

    A new line of neckties inspired by the icons of Modern Architecture.

    Successful!
    • 111% funded
    • $2,236 pledged
    • Funded

    Architects, if you have to wear a tie...