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8 of the best Hong Kong homes

Today at homify we return home to Hong Kong to showcase a gorgeous collection of sophisticated interiors, and opulent dwellings. Hong Kong is …

This Tiny Home's Pop-Out Porch Is Seriously Genius

And if that's not impressive, wait until you see the farmhouse kitchen.<p>A lot of the time, tiny homes are decorated just like your grandmother's house. Shingled exteriors, cringe-worthy patterns and maybe even a cutesy name that's slightly embarrassing to say. Well, the Alpha Tiny Home doesn't have …

I Believe Street Art Is All About The Placement

Hi! I am the UK street artist JPS and here is a small selection of my works chosen for their placement.<p>You can also see my previous post here.

Street Art

Four Outstanding Housing Projects Win 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards

Four housing projects have been awarded the 2016 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards. Given by The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Housing Knowledge …

Architecture

New indestructible bridge design was directly inspired by nature

The job of structural engineers around the world is arguably getting more difficult. Many urban centers are experiencing booming populations and …

Robert and Jessica Barker build trio of London houses including live-work space for themselves

Brick piers frame the double-height windows of these three houses that husband-and-wife team Robert and Jessica Barker have slotted behind a row of …

Rosewood Park / Woodhouse Tinucci Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Rosewood Beach Development projects integrates four new buildings into Rosewood Park's splendid …

Lake Michigan

Gardens Where Design And Architecture Blend With Nature

Nature, architecture and design combine in interactive and immersive natural spaces at the International Garden Festival which takes places every …

Architecture

RIBA Stirling Prize 2016: Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery up against underground Forest of Dean Outhouse in top architecture awards

A partly-underground house with a field for a roof will take on artist Damien Hirst's new London gallery in the competition for the UK's top …

Architecture

Artist Paints Vibrant, Realistic Frescoes Over Old Building Facades

French street artist Patrick Commecy has been giving the buildings around France face-lifts as he revitalizes and transforms old, monochromatic facades into massive, vibrant, and realistic frescoes. From residences to offices and abandoned buildings, Commency has designed and produced more than 300 …

Streetwear

What sort of tablet should I buy for drawing?

<i>I draw a lot and I am using up a lot of paper. I would like to start drawing on something more virtual as I make a lot of mistakes. I also want to start drawing on some kind of tablet, as when I am older I would like to be an animator. Should I buy a drawing/graphics tablet or a normal tablet but</i> …

Gear & Gadgets

Hardscaping 101: Concrete Pavers

Whether they’re the standard-issue variety from a home improvement store or an architect’s custom creation, concrete pavers offer instant …

Empire of the Night: Urban photography series transforms cityscapes through clever use of light

The Empire of the Night photography series by Luca Campigotto has been curated using work from previous projects, such as Gotham City, alongside some …

Artists hit the street for Denver Chalk Art Festival

Storm troopers, giant flowers and abstract murals of all shapes and sizes have flooded the streets in downtown Denver and drawn out crowds by the …

Streetwear

Norway Set To 'Completely Ban' All Petrol Cars By 2025

Just another reason why Norway generally rules.<p>Norway is set to 'completely ban' the sale of all petrol and diesel powered cars in the next 10 …

Electric Vehicles

The Bricks In This House Are All Made From Industrial Waste

StoneCycling recycles the garbage from local factories–and eliminates the emissions of traditional brickmaking.<p>When two recent architecture school graduates in the Dutch city of Rotterdam decided to build their own house on an empty lot, they chose a material that has never been used in a home …

Estonian National Museum / DGT Architects (Dorell.Ghotmeh.Tane)

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> During the nineteenth century Estonia experienced an ‘age of awakening’ with the spread of a national …

Architecture

Modern Prefab Home With Colorful And Stylish Decor

This weekend home in California is totally prefab, which means easy construction, and it looks amazing! It was designed by Marmol Radziner and …

Northern California

"My Art School was Subway Cars" - Cope2 in an Interview

<i>Widewalls: You started your career at a very young age, but also at a very exciting time for graffiti culture – just when it all started. What made</i> …

A contemporary take on the tiny house

Jonker's home was designed for her by small living specialists Walden and built by Dimka Wentzel of Tiny-House.nl. The home comprises a total …

What can 100 cities teach us about the future of this vulnerable world?

Since the launch of the 100 Resilient Cities initiative, writes Rockefeller Foundation president Judith Rodin, we have been inspired – and daunted – by our member cities’ willingness to confront the many challenges ahead<p>As we move deeper into the 21st century, the stresses and shocks come faster …

Smart Cities

What Happens When a Legendary Graffiti Writer Grows Up

SKUF YKK, who achieved fame for his style and the ubiquity of his work in New York City, has transcended the beefs of his youth to become an elder statesman of sorts.<p><i>Writer's Block is a semi-regular column about graffiti legends, street bombers, and vandals with a mixture of stories, off-the-cuff</i> …

Streetwear

Street of dreams – Life at Home initiative of grouped high-end homes

advertisment<p>advertisment<p>"I love that house. Wouldn't it be great to go in and have a look around, get a feel for the design, the finishes, the …

Australia's best buildings of 2016 will make you want to move in

If you're sick of your crusty old office, here are some of Australia's best new buildings so you can start daydreaming.<p>On Friday, the Property …

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