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Architects Create Affordable "Exoskeleton" Pavilion With Modular Woods, Tie Straps and Sliding Joints

"Exoskeleton" is a pavilion that shows how Computer Aided Manufacturing can create rapid prototypes. This manufacturing process allows for real-scale …

16 Entry Decorating Ideas to Make You Want to Come and Go More Often

Do you have a designated spot by the front door to catch your keys, bag, shoes and more? If you don’t, you need one! Creating a beautiful and nicely …

Wall Art

Designers rise to top jobs as companies rethink how to inspire the consumer

When Jim Hackett stepped into the position of CEO at Ford, he became the first designer to lead a car company. But Hackett is part of a wave of …

Minimalist aVOID tiny house is an ever-transforming living experience (Video)

The tiny house movement has evolved dramatically since its early days, when a saccharine-sweet, rustic aesthetic was <i>de rigeur</i>, and floorplans were …

The home décor trends you need to look out for in 2018

Decorating your home is primarily about your personal tastes – you’re the one who has to live there after all.<p>But when we desire to blow the cobwebs …

How to master the art of perfect picture hanging

Hanging art, pictures and photographs correctly can be a daunting task. Art and framing consultant Marcus Wells shares his expertise.<p><b>What do pictures</b> …

A clever "flat-pack" coat-rack

Luminaire's Piano Coat Rack hangs up to 48 garment from pegs that swing in and out of the piece, made from beech, oak, or walnut; it's a clever, …

A Seven-Storey Townhouse in London Gets a Complete Remodel And The Results Are Amazing

This is the story of a seven-storey residence from Highgate, London. It’s a residence with a total surface of 325 square meters (3500 sq ft) which is …

Apartment in Texas Hides Mondrian-Inspired Wall Design

Sanders Architecture collaborated with Cravotta Interiors to design and develop a modern apartment in downtown Austin, Texas. An array of materials …

Box-Style Bedroom and White Drapes Steals the Show inside This Apartment

Interiors can get boring at times in terms of overall symmetry even if styles and trends vary. It is a dash of ingenuity that brings freshness to …

Interior Design

A small yet charming apartment full of delightful up-cycling & smart ideas

Berlin based architects from Spamroom have created a very eclectic two-room apartment which is stylish, functional, and which incorporates a variety …

Small Spaces

Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America

Visionary Landscapes / Tuttle PublishingIn <i>Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America</i>, Kendall H. Brown explores the work of five …

Japanese Gardens

Foster + Partners’ London playground is built of natural and sustainable materials

A new urban oasis for school children in London combines sustainable design with holistic learning. Foster + Partners completed the Ashburnham School …

Yale architecture students designed this prefab home for the homeless

The home is located in New Haven’s Upper Hill neighborhood<p>First-year graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture are tasked with designing and building a structure to help combat homelessness in New Haven, Connecticut.<p>For this year’s program, called the Jim Vlock Building Project, the …

Ateliers Jean Nouvel-Designed Man-Made Lagoon Highrise in Miami Begins Construction

New renderings have been revealed of Jean Nouvel’s first Miami project, Monad Terrace, as construction begins on site. Designed by Ateliers Jean …

Behind the Design: The Concrete Sinks Bringing Brutalism to the Bathroom

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is sinks. If you’re looking for the perfect</i> <i>sink</i> <i>for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for building-products. Click here to</i> …

Architecture

GuardianCoil Flexible Metal Fabric Systems Provide Security In Every Scenario

GuardianCoil Security Gates by Cascade Architectural are like that enviable high-school classmate that you hate to love. Not only are they brilliant and able to excel at nearly everything, but they are also expert at thriving in all sorts of social situations. They’re an all-in-one …

Architecture

Ophelia: Storm kills three people as high winds wreak havoc across Ireland and UK

Three people have been killed in Ireland as ex-hurricane Ophelia swept through the country at speeds of up to 96mph, downing trees, ripping off …

Supertall skyscraper planned for River North parking lot

A pair of new towers are set to deliver 914 more residential units to the booming River North area<p>A year and a half after the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago announced intentions to develop a sprawling surface parking lot across the street from Holy Name Cathedral on State Street, we now have a …

Greycouch / IDEACOUCH

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> GREYCOUCH is a 4-story building located at the heart of a residential area in Seoul. This rough, gray …

David Arquette Is Selling a Prefab Home in Malibu for $1.8 Million

The Celebrity Name Game executive producer was ahead of the prefab home trend and renovated the space back in 2012<p>David Arquette is moving on from his Malibu prefab home. The actor recently listed the supersleek beachside home after giving the entire property a makeover back in 2012. The home, …

Modern Farmhouse / Christopher Architecture & Interiors

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The lakefront property came with a lot of topographical challenges. Instead of seeing the rocky terrain …

Las Hojas House / OsArquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house is located at the edge of a touristic coastal town in Tamarindo beach, Guanacaste. At 3km …

Striking skyscrapers inspired by mountains and stones rise in Beijing

Do these buildings look like a landscape painting?<p>Over in Beijing, China, a new cluster of buildings nearing completion could make a fine backdrop for any upcoming dystopian or otherwise out-of-this-world film. The architecture of Chaoyang Park Plaza comes from none other than Chinese firm MAD …