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These Tinkertoys For Architects Simulate How Buildings Really Work

To laymen, architectural principles are rather abstract. Buildings seem to stay up based upon nothing but sturdiness, when in actuality, even the simplest buildings stay erect based upon a combination of structural principles, many of which are extremely hard to explain in words–the way that things …

Architecture

40 Gift Ideas For Architects And Interior Designers

Architects and interior designers can be difficult to buy gifts for. They pay so much attention to detail and style that it’s intimidating to get …

These Are the Best-Designed, Most Useful Architecture Firm Websites

Our editors look at hundreds of websites per week. What do they admire and appreciate the most? Organization and simplicity. Sites that are not only …

Herzog & de Meuron

Child bomber in Turkey not the only violent use of children

BEIRUT (AP) — The suicide attacker who detonated his explosives amid an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in southeastern Turkey, killing at least 51 …

15 of the best video games you may have missed in 2016

'Blockhood' is a beautiful game about eco-architecture

What happens when an architect makes a video game? <i>Block'hood</i>, a "neighborhood-building simulator" from one-man developer Plethora Project. It started life as a research project at the University of Southern California's School of Architecture, where its creator, Jose Sanchez, is an assistant …

London passive house demonstrates that you don't have to trade BTUs for beauty

There are a lot of architects and designers who are not crazy about the Passivhaus or Passive House concept. It's based on hitting difficult targets …

One of the world's most innovative architects just released these free designs for affordable homes

AP<p>In January, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena won a Pritzker Prize, architecture's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, for his commitment to designing …

Why Nature Prefers Hexagons - Issue 35: Boundaries

How do bees do it? The honeycombs in which they store their amber nectar are marvels of precision engineering, an array of prism-shaped cells with a …

Move Over, Pixar Lamp: R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp

Because Star Wars everything, this is the $60 R2-D2 Architectural Desk Lamp available from ThinkGeek. It looks like everybody's favorite droid minus …

Pixar

This Super-Efficient Building High in the Rocky Mountains Has No Central Heat

The quest to build the world’s most energy-efficient buildings largely plays out in temperate regions or in big, heat-generating cities. That’s what …

11 brilliant ideas for the skyscraper of the future

This year's winners created plans that are nothing short of wild. From a drone "hive" to a man-made desert oasis, the buildings look like something out of a science fiction movie.<p>Many are designed with social and environmental uses in mind: there are data storage centers, pollution-mitigation …

The Swiss houses making energy go a long way

Household CO2 emissions in Switzerland have experts talking. Despite its growing population and the amount of space needed per person, emissions …

Morpholio Unveils the ScalePen

Do you remember the technical pen sets from design studio? In the early days of drafting before CAD, the undo button was an electric eraser, and for …

Sketching

This hidden retreat is quite possibly the coolest house in Austin

Almost completely hidden from view sits a one-of-a-kind property in Austin that has received international attention for its unbelievable design. The …

Architecture

Villa Boreale / CARGO Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The <i>Villa Boréale</i> is a charming contemporary residence located in Charlevoix, an eastern region of the …

Housing

Call for Submissions: New York State Pavilion Ideas Competition

<b>The Challenge</b><p>How do you reinvent an architectural icon for the 21st century? How can you inspire people to see potential in a structure that has been …

Build a DIY Rumbling Gaming Chair

Sure, your controller rumbles while playing your favorite video games, but what about your chair? Here’s how to turn any chair into a DIY rumbling …

Gaming

Sony Just Crushed Oculus Rift, Xbox One And HTC Vive With Ultra-Cheap, Game-Ready PlayStation VR

Sony blew away the competition on Tuesday when it revealed key details about the PlayStation VR, suddenly pushing the virtual reality kit to the top …

Perkins+Will design of SRAM headquarters is a bike-friendly dream office.

Will the resurgence in urban cycling ever be matched by a rise in bike-friendly offices? Recently architecture and design firm Perkins+Will completed …

Tour de France

edX Offers Free, Online Classes in Architecture, Engineering and Urbanism

Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX offers more than 800 free, online courses as well as certificates from top universities around the world, including …

Online Education

Thatch-covered Enterprise Centre may be the world's greenest building

Not long ago the American plastics industry and the American Chemistry Council were at war with the US Green Building Council over the fact that they …

schemata architects brings plant life into tokyo office space

<b>schemata architects brings plant life into tokyo office space</b><br>all images © kenta hasegawa<p><b>overlooking a public park in aoyama, central tokyo, jo</b> …