André Boettcher

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Has Cardboard Architecture’s Moment Finally Arrived?

This home doesn’t need a foundation. It’s vastly lighter than a normal house. It costs just $28,000. Oh, and it’s made out of paper.<p>Houses built out of cardboard don’t exactly scream luxury. The concept seems suited to playhouses at best, and homeless shelter at worst. But inspired by a crate of …

30 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Readamazon copy paste

1) The Lean Startup<p>Written by Eric Ries, this is sort of the bible for new business ventures. Regardless of the business you build, this will teach …

Winners of "World's Best" Architecture Photography Competition Announced

International competition "Art of Building" highlights the best photography of the built environment.<p>The Art of Building annual photography competition announced its winner yesterday. Now in its fifth year, the international competition is run by The Chartered Institute of Building and celebrates …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

10 Ways to Maximize Your Workday

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs maximize their time to make each day as productive as possible. To maximize your potential success you must learn to make the most of every hour of every day. The hours in a day are limited. Every minute not …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Street Fauna: A Deep Love for Street Photography in NYC

<i>All images by Michele Palazzo. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Michele Palazzo aka “StreetFauna” is an Italian and currently living in NYC. During …

SOM debuts "world's largest 3D-printed polymer building" designed for off-grid living

Architecture firm SOM has created a 3D-printed structure that generates its own power and shares energy with a companion vehicle, providing a model …

An Introduction to Street Photography for New Photographers

Update: check out our ultimate guide to street photography (free downloadable guide). You may have seen a lot of candid photography all over the …

The Importance of Looking at Photos as Well as Shooting Them

Think about why you got into photography. You were probably inspired by someone else or you liked what you could create. Then you went about …

Photography

How Your Commute Affects Your Health And Productivity

In 2015, I spent over 500 hours commuting. I work in the next city over, so that means I spend a lot of time on the train and walking to and from the …

Commuting

More "Megatall" Skyscrapers Coming Soon

Hope you're not afraid of heights. Experts say the number of "megatalls"—skyscrapers over 600 meters—is going to more than double in the next five …

Skyscrapers

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Available for as low as $55,000, the Artist Bothy is a multipurpose, prefab hut designed to promote a creative spark in residents.<p>Embrace the long-awaited coming of spring by following these tips for a verdant garden.<p>From the bones of a neglected farmstead in rural Scotland emerges a low-impact, …

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Beautiful Artworks by Clement Dartigues

I really enjoy seeing how well some artists illustrate environments. The lightning, the mood, the details, are all important pieces of a fine …

19 Glamorous Graphics From The Golden Age Of Cuban Design

Commercial flights to Cuba from the U.S. are on the horizon. Take a look back at the advertisements during its heyday.<p>In December, the U.S. State Department announced that there will soon be commercial flights between the U.S. and Cuba. While no official date has been released yet, this will mark …

12 Daily Hacks To Stay Motivated During Challenging Times

Success never comes easy. No matter what your goal is, you can expect to face challenges as you pursue it.<p>It takes <b>motivation</b> to keep going when …

The top 12 skills tech employers want today

So Bentley University and a startup called Burning Glass, which uses big data to examine workforce trends, set about answering what skills are most in demand. They examined nearly 25 million US job postings to find out.<p>From that, they came up with this list of top 12 skills that thousand of …

Homes in landmark buildings – in pictures

Pick from a brutalist tower on the Barbican estate to a panoptican prison in Suffolk

Architecture

Difference Between Time Management and Task Management

If there is something that everyone in the world was given in equal measure then it must be time. Yes, even oxygen is not equally distributed. People …

Time Management

Saul Leiter’s retrospective at The Photographers’ Gallery: a lesson in street photography

In 1946 Saul Leiter left Pennsylvania for New York City in pursuit of a creative career, abandoning his theological studies at rabbinical school. …

How to Focus on Your Work and Ditch the Distractions

It may be the rarest skill in the modern workplace: the ability to focus. “Deep work is giving something intense concentration without distraction …

Creativity is more than just a side hustle for these 5 everyday artists

A job in software testing may not sound like much of an outlet for creativity — but often, professionals in tech-heavy or decidedly data-driven …

Puerto Rico debt crisis: How did we get here?

<b>Puerto Rico continues to struggle under a massive debt crisis and a flagging economy. How did the situation get so bad? And what can be done?</b><p>The situation has been dire for some time, with the semi-autonomous US territory suffering from an economic recession for nearly a decade.<p>But alarm bells …

Caribbean

21 ways to stop procrastinating right now

But procrastinating can be costly, especially at work.<p>To stop, you'll first need to understand the causes and temptations of procrastination. Then you'll want to follow these 21 steps:<p><i>Vivian Giang contributed to a previous version of this article.</i>

How to Take Better Landscape Photographs - 20 Tips

How do you make your landscape photographs stand out from the crowd?<p>You set up your tripod at some often photographed location. The scenery around …

Street Photos Look Like Paintings in 'Urban Melodies'

Italian photographer Alessio Trerotoli plays with photographic superimposition to create abstract, fragmented city scenes.<p>If a city could be seen in a single image over time, it would become an abstract canvas of fragments, blurs, repetition, asymmetrical movement, light and other visual elements. …

Photo Essay: A Winter’s Morning…

Life moves incredibly fast, and sometimes you need to hit the pause button. Last week I was driving home from a quick trip to Seattle (more on that …

Photo Essays