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Shenye TaiRan Building / ZHUBO DESIGN

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Named after its developer SHENYE TAIRAN Building stands at the focal point in CheGongMiao- industrial …

Siematic Urban – Smooth Kitchen Design With Edge and Sophistication

The dream kitchen-diner ideally looks neither like a kitchen nor a dining room. To effectively fit out a multi-purpose living area that can …

Kakko House by Yoshihiro Yamamoto is a 3.4-metre-wide home in Japan

Japanese architect Yoshihiro Yamamoto has sandwiched a house with a width of just 3.4 metres between a pair of existing properties in Osaka (+ …

Someone’s designed a dream house built into a cliff with the world’s most spectacular view

Apparently, we all want to live beside the seaside these days. As in right beside the seaside. Preferably on the edge of a cliff.<p>Following the …

An 82,000-square foot LEGO House is coming, and everything looks awesome

That's where the world's largest toy company, which had its humble beginnings in Billund, is constructing a full-sized LEGO House designed entirely in the brick-by-brick aesthetic.<p>LEGO has partnered with architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group to maximize the miniature world.<p>At nearly 82,000 square …

Takeshi Shikauchi Architects Design A House With A Checkered Facade

Takeshi Shikauchi Architect Office have recently completed the “Checkered House” in Tokyo, Japan.<p>The architect’s description<p>Though many buildings are …

Architecture

Tzannes Associates Design A House With Indoor/Outdoor Rooms

Tzannes Associates have designed the Woollahra House, located in Sydney, Australia.<p>The designer’s description<p>The project is for a new house set in a …

An Architect Designed Holiday House That Overlooks The Costa Rican Jungle

Architect Benjamin Garcia Saxe has designed a holiday house that overlooks the jungle in Costa Rica.<p>The home is available for holiday rentals through …

PK79 / Ayutt and Associates Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> PK79 is located on Petchkasem 79 road, Bangkok, Thailand where is known as the suburban residential …

Bedrooms

Matsuyama house by TTArchitects features dedicated spaces for watching fireworks

A requirement for this house in Matsuyama, Japan, was for views of the city's summer firework display, so architect Teruki Takayoshi added a balcony, …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

24 Easy Paleo Dinners That Will Please Everyone

Over the years, the Paleolithic Diet (a.k.a. the Paleo Diet, Stone Age Diet, the Primal Blueprint, Caveman—aliases go on) has gotten a slightly …

Recipes

Suburbs and the American Dream — The Minnesota History Center puts “Suburbia” on display

<b>Mrs. Minnesota, Betty Bach, 1958.</b> The Mrs. America contest was promoted as a search for the “best looking and best homemaker among America’s married …

ODA's Manhattan Tower Offers Residents a Slice of Suburbia in the Sky

Inspired by the recent trend for super-skinny, super-tall skyscrapers currently dominating the Manhattan luxury residential market, <b>ODA New York</b> has …

'Not a lot of people read the stuff': how planning defies good theory

Research into the way cities do – or do not – work can make a critical contribution to urban policy and practice. Yet our recent research finds that …

Mainstream Media

How the world's population is changing in 7 maps and charts

By 2100, nearly 11 billion people will live on this planet. Click on our interactive map using UN data to find out more about how the world's population is changing<p><b>Tap here if you are viewing this article in a Telegraph app.</b><p>Since 1989, the UN has celebrated World Population Day on July 11 in the …

Orbital View: City of the Future, Today

Daily Overview’s caption:<p>The planned city of La Plata—the capital city of the Province of Buenos Aires—is characterized by its strict grid pattern. At the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris, the new city was awarded two gold medals for the “City of the Future” and “Better performance built.”<p>A little more …

Inside Lavasa, India's first entirely private city built from scratch

Still half-built a decade after construction started, is Lavasa – India’s controversial $30bn mega-project – the brave new world for smart cities, or an expensive flop?<p>The All American Diner plays 1950s rock’n’roll through a tinny speaker, the retro booths are traditional red and the burgers are …

Stop blaming suburbia for killing off friendships

Climate change and cities: a prime source of problems, yet key to a solution

Ahead of the COP21 UN climate summit, <b>Nicholas Stern</b> and <b>Dimitri Zenghelis</b> argue that the choices cities make today on transport and industry will determine whether the world can benefit from resource-efficient growth<p>Cities are home to half the world’s population and produce around 75% of the world’s …

The 8.0 Earthquake That Reshaped Missouri

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings examines how one of the worst earthquakes in American history pushed Missouri into Arkansas, creating a bumpy border in the process.<p>If you've ever looked at a map of Missouri, you've probably wondered what exactly is going on with the state's southern border. …