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Kiss House flatpack home can be assembled in just four days

UK Passivhaus specialist Mike Jacob has joined with award-winning architect Adrian James to create a flatpack home that takes less than a week to …

Energy Efficiency

There's an insane trampoline park inside an abandoned mine in Wales

Courtesy of Bounce BelowTalk about a reinvention. Formerly a Victorian Slate mine turned WWII art bunker, the 177 year-old Llechwedd Slate Caverns in Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales, are now a massive, subterranean playground.<p>Bounce Below is probably the world's largest network of trampolines, …

Architizer

“Reason with water rather than repel it”: Architects take on Boston’s watery future

<b>Detail of “The Omega Chain,” a finalist selected in the infrastructure category. (Howard & Cavaluzzi Architects Int. LLC.)</b><p>Few cities are as vulnerable to sea level rise as Boston. That’s where the Living With Water project comes in<p>Henry Grabar<p>March 8, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>In one vision of Boston, a …

MPH Architects transforms "magnificent" former car factory into education centre

<b>Inside Festival:</b> Tony Materne of MPH Architects explains how the Australian firm created a huge construction training facility "within the existing …

N – House / Tsushima Design Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The brief of this project is a low-cost family house for the clients (a young couple expecting two …

Architecture

Conceptual Illustrations by Davide Bonazzi

Davide Bonazzi’s conceptual illustrations.<p>Davide Bonazzi is an Italian illustrator who lives in Bologna where he was born in the year of 1984. After …

The Arts

Transparent House Consists of Alternating Levels Connected by Multiple Staircases

Located near Omiya Station in Saitama, Japan, the <i>S-House</i> is a transparent home with an extraordinary, avant-garde geometric structure. Created by Tokyo-based practice Yuusuke Karasawa Architects, the two-story building is split into five levels of wall-less rooms connected by over a dozen …

Architecture

Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors

Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.<p>When you're a city like Chicago—boasting a city planning CV with the likes of Daniel Burnham, Stanley Tigerman, and Jeanne Gang—a simple stroll through downtown can provide a survey course on …

Water

The Olympic Movement Decoded

Jessica Ennis-Hill back training as she prepares for Olympic defence

Jessica Ennis-Hill has returned to training after giving birth to her son as she prepares for the 2016 Olympics in Rio. The London 2012 heptathlon champion gave birth to Reggie in July and announced on Instagram on Tuesday that she had begun training after almost a year away. “Back in the gym… …

Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye Gets Irreverently Suburbanized

The landmarked and preserved architectural masterpieces of the world would undoubtedly look very different if they were subject to actual inhabitants. Taking the dissonance between aesthetic temples and lived-in homes and prying it wide open, the runner up and popular vote winner for SketchUp and …

Casting Net: James Cosmo joins 'Tomorrow;' the Coen brothers' 'Hail, Caesar!' rounds out cast

<b>•</b> <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ <b>James Cosmo</b> has signed on for <i>Tomorrow</i>. <b>Martin Scorsese</b> is executive producing the military drama. Cosmo joins previously announced …

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Biles wins WSF Athlete of the Year

06/04/2018<p>A Letter to USA Gymnastics members and the gymnastics community<p>06/01/2018<p>Utah will host 2018 American Classic and Hopes Classic; Tickets go …

Photo of the Day! It's a bird, it's a plane... it's Justin Kaplan, soaring through the streets of Los Angeles.

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris review – everything and the bling from Frank Gehry

On the site of a former bowling alley in the Bois de Boulogne, next to the goat mountain, pagoda and enchanted boat rides of a charming children’s park, two powerful personalities meet. One is Frank Gehry, the 85-year-old architect from Los Angeles, the other Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of …

Massimo Galeotti adds modern timber infill to the corner of an old Italian villa

Italian studio Massimo Galeotti Architetto has filled in the empty corner of a house in Treviso with a timber-clad extension to provide space for a …

Architizer

Lance Leipold fastest to 100 wins

Wisconsin-Whitewater coach Lance Leipold has reached 100 wins faster than any other coach in NCAA history.<p>With the Warhawks' 52-3 win against …