NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (or SDO) just released this beautiful, painterly image of the Sun. The SDO was designed to help us understand the Sun’s influence on Earth and near-Earth space by studying
Self-taught artist Ben Young creates stunning sculptures of ocean waves and watery landscapes by layering multiple sheets of hand-cut glass. Young, who also surfs and builds boats professionally, is inspired
Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing. It was the grain of sand that became a pearl. CxMxD, a team of three New York City–based designers, hit upon the
When Clark Little's wife came home one day with a photo of the ocean that she wanted to buy, he told her that, rather than spending money on the print, he would personally go out and take some spectacular
The marble sculptures by British artist Matthew Simmonds aren’t your typical human forms popularized by the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Instead, he carves detailed and solitary architectural interiors a
Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life. With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...