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Pixel Pancho and Vhils Collaborate on the Streets of Lisbon | Colossal

<p>Italian artist Pixel Pancho was recently invited by Underdogs to create a number of murals and other interventions in Lisbon, Portugal. One of my …

Articles about 10 modern brick homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>A cosmopolitan design mecca with a …

Architecture

Articles about 6 modern car garages we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a …

San Francisco

BIG To Build A Monument To The Human Body

After an international design competition, BIG will design the Museum of the Human Body in France. Here’s what it will look like.<p>The human body is a temple, as the saying goes, and today it was announced that the Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will design a proper memorial to …

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Chevy Corvette Stingray picks up another award, this time from Automobile

The new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has picked up another buff book accolade after capturing <i>Road and Track</i>'s Performance Car of the Year award. The seventh-generation of America's sports car (sorry Viper, Mustang, et al.) has been named <i>Automobile Magazine</i>'s Automobile of the Year.<p><i>Automobile</i>'s award …

Callaway announces 570-hp version of Chevy SS

With the influx of all the new products from Chevrolet this year, Callaway has its hands full trying to keep up. As much as we hope the Callaway Corvette Aerowagon becomes a reality, there's a big soft spot in our hearts for go-fast sedans that's eagerly anticipating the tuner's latest creation, …

2015 Ford Mustang to make world debut on Dec. 5 [w/video]

Between a bevy of spy shots, speculative renders and insidery images from the halls of <i>Car and Driver</i>, we've got a pretty decent idea of what the 2015 Ford Mustang might look like. Still, we're excited to see the real deal as soon as possible.<p>Turns out that Ford has told us just when that first …

Dodge gives itself a birthday present with 100 Year Edition Charger and Challenger models

Pretty, but it's just a coat of paint<p>Next year marks Dodge's 100th birthday. To celebrate this occasion, the company is rolling a pair of limited-production models into the LA Auto Show. Meet the 100th Anniversary Edition Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger.<p>Let's go ahead and cut to the chase. Apart …

The Callaway SS is a 570 hp, four-door monster

Calloway goes M5 hunting.<p>Callaway has been making Chevrolets faster and more awesome for several years now, but it's not too often that it gets its hands on one of the bow tie's four-door offerings. Traditionally, one of the reasons for that was always a lack of a suitable starting platform, but …

How the Koreans are cracking the luxury market

Hyundai And Kia Take Aim At The Germans<p>South Korea's two largest automotive brands are no longer the same companies they were when they first entered the world stage.<p>Anyone who visits Seoul after a few years absence is likely going to be in for a shock. What was, not that long ago, a decidedly …

2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo is Japanese for "Zero Competition"

It was only a little more than a year ago that we were wondering if there would be a new Nissan GT-R, now here we are writing about the introduction of two of them. Carlos Ghosn himself unveiled the new 2015 Nissan GT-R Nismo and the standard-in-name-only 2015 GT-R on which it is based. The Nismo …

A Staircase With A Built-In Library, Garden, And Meeting Rooms, Too

Designed for a new office development in Soho, London, the “Living Staircase” has hidden rooms at each landing. “The office space will be rented to …

Rotterdam: designing a flood-proof city to withstand climate change

Water plazas, green walls, floating neighbourhoods. Rotterdam, the famous Dutch university city, is building a captivating new infrastructure, but not out of vanity. If it doesn't come up with innovative solutions, the city is set to lose its battle with climate change.<p>"We're really planning …

Urban Planning

Articles about contest spotlights four innovative sustainable building materials 0 on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.<p>An inquisitive exhibit recently extended through January 2009 at the Danish Architecture Center asks “What if architecture could...<p>With a history dating back as far as the Roman …

Architecture

Sculptor Zheng Chunhui Spent 4 Years Carving the World’s Longest Wooden Sculpture | Colossal

<p>Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui recently unveiled this exceptionally large wooden sculpture that measures some 40 feet (12.286) meters long. Four years …

A Family House in Israel

Israeli architect Raanan Stern renovated this two-story family home by bringing it out of the 1970s and into the present with a new space plan, …

Bow Lighting from Observatory Hits The Target

In order to satisfy their own studio lighting needs, Observatory created Bow, a sleek, overhead lighting fixture that is able to provide both direct …

Tate Britain's £45m alterations and the staircase that spans the centuries

Adam Caruso is disappointed. Some mahogany furniture that his practice installed at Sir John Soane's Museum in London has not created the stir that he hoped for. "It's meant to be incredibly provocative," he says, but most people have barely noticed.<p>If mahogany furniture is not usually the stuff of …

Australia’s Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Australia

Articles about 7 comfy cozy bedrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>When couples are in love, it does show everywhere! But the bedroom is perhaps the place where it is expressed the most.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your …

Architecture

Flowering Fountain

The Daffodil Fountain serves as both a sculptural element and refreshing water source in a variety of public spaces. The petal-inspired design …

Paper meet Pencil: FiftyThree launches smart stylus for its iPad app

What did some of the industrial design team behind Microsoft's Xbox console, Kinect controller, Zune media player and the never-launched Courier tablet do next?<p>They founded a startup called FiftyThree and released an iPad app called Paper, as adept for touchscreen note-taking as for sketching and …

Auto Aerobics by Chris LaBrooy | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this series of stretched and interlinked classic cars by UK-based illustrator Chris Labrooy. Labrooy graduated from the RCA with …

Casetta House-Shaped Bed by Mogg

Mogg’s house-shaped bed, called Casetta in Canada, was designed by Nathan Yong in 2012. It’s made of ash wood and appears to be painted white. I am …

New Cut and Contoured Map Portrait by Ed Fairburn

Artist Ed Fairburn continues to push his creative limits with these new map portraits. In the piece shown above, a Bristol street map has been carefully cut and drawn on, revealing the side of a woman's face. The map can turn into an envelope, which results in a combination of the map works …

Portrait Photography

Articles about 4 inventive modern houses israel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of...<p>In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a …

Architecture

An Installation Made from 8,080 Colored Pencils

In celebration of the centennial anniversary of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture, Variable Projects designed an installation, …

6 Buildings That Look Like Vaginas

Yesterday, Zaha Hadid released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup Stadium. Everyone freaked out because it looks like a vagina. What other architects have defied the phallic building norm?<p>Zaha Hadid sent shockwaves over the Internet yesterday when she released her design for Qatar’s new World Cup …