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The House That Could Save the World

The next generation of ultra-efficient houses will redefine how we fight climate change—and how we live.<p>In July, when Portland was sweltering at upwards of 100 degrees, the tenants of The Orchards wondered if they had air conditioning. The temperature in their apartments never rose above 70.<p>They …

Housing

Pie-Shaped Site: Slim Corner Stone House Remodel in Spain

Set on the aged streets of an old hillside in Spain, this wedge-shaped property is both enticing but complex – it meets streets and sidewalks at …

Architecture

Artist Guy Laramée Carves a Mountainous Landscape from an Encyclopedia Britannica Set | Colossal

<p>In one of his most ambitious book sculptures to date artist Guy Laramée (previously here and here) created an homage to the printed Encyclopedia …

Pictures of the Week 12.13.13

Nelson Mandela

Hublot Creates LaFerrari Tribute Watch

The piece boasts no fewer than 637 components—the most ever for Hublot (but, really, who’s counting?)—for the movement alone. The mechanism also includes a tourbillon cage, an arcane device that aims to counter the effects of gravity by mounting the escapement mechanism and balance wheel inside a …

Navajo Cove - the most beautiful bay in Zakynthos Greece (j)

DUST: tucson mountain retreat, arizona

<b>‘tucson mountain retreat’ by DUST, sonoran desert, tucson, arizona</b>image © jeff goldberg / esto<p><b>the sonoran desert is mystical landscape replete with</b> …

Auto Awesomeness from RCA's Vehicle Design Department Blog

As one of the premier art and design schools in not only the UK but the world, the Royal College of Art boasts the world's longest-running Vehicle …

Swirling Pen and Ink Wildlife by Si Scott | Colossal

<p>Manchester-based designer and illustrator Si Scott is known for his energetic and flowing style of illustration that has graced the packaging and …

Infographic: A Timeline Of The 100 Most Important Cameras Ever Made

Over a century of photographic history on one poster.<p>Time travel back to 1950 with a Best Buy circular and you basically blow minds with every page. Flatscreen TVs? Crazy. Computers? Crazy. Smartphones? Double crazy. And then you get to the cameras, and the fedora-wearing fellow with the I Like Ike …

Old Horse Stables Become a Modern Home with Character

AR Design Studio took a historic, unused, and dilapidated stable in Headbourne Worthy, UK, and renovated it into a modern and minimalist …

vertical horizons of hong kong by romain jacquet-lagreze the photo series takes a deep dive into hong kong's thick atmospheres, showcasing a visual record of its wildly diverse built environment. see more: http://www.designboom.com/art/vertical-horizons-by-romain-jacquet-lagreze/

A Better Cut

You have to credit the simplicity that the Fusion Kitchen Knives exude. A literal mix of East and West, Industrial design and craftsmanship, the …

12 Modern Pools That Make a Big Splash

Not to wish time by, but summer’s looking pretty good about now. Especially if you’re lucky enough to be lounging poolside by these modern</i> …

Up, Up + Away: Stilt House is Safe From Floods in Style

When we choose to get away from home, there are many different ways of going about getting some relaxation. Some folks choose a luxurious retreat …

Articles about emerging voices lecture series digsau ogrydziak prillinger architects on Dwell.com - Dwell

Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices...<p>Last Thursday, the Architectural …