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Yoga House / WMR Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set on the mountainside of Matanzas beach, overlooking the bay. The primary design intention was to …

Living Rooms

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Little ant trails through Central Park

Winning Submissions Envision Gateway for Abandoned Railway in Queens

The Emerging New York Architects (ENYA) committee of the AIA New York Chapter has announced the winners of its 2014 biennial design ideas …

Tejlgaard & Jepsen Transform a Temporary Geodesic Dome Into a Permanent Structure

In order to generate a debate on the future of housing, Danish designers <b></b><b>Tejlgaard & Jepsen</b> <b></b>are in the process of permanently reconstructing the …

The Crystal Forever in Sainte Chapelle

These Zero-Impact Tree-Inspired Houses Will Blend Right Into The Forest

Covered in solar panels and made from a wooden frame, it would be hard for these tree-shaped homes to get any greener. This housing plan could make living in the ‘burbs a joy.<p>Konrad Wójcik thinks a little urban sprawl could be a good thing. The Denmark-based architecture student has reimagined how …

Architecture

Wallaby Lane House / Robinson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Wallaby Lane House and Studio are located at Tinbeerwah on the Sunshine Coast. The dwellings were …

Articles about olympic city gary hustwit sochi and afterlife games on Dwell.com - Dwell

While Sochi’s true legacy is yet to be written, the questions raised by inflated budgets and shaky construction are already being...<p>Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines...<p>The Eurobike trade show just ended, …

Tech Industry

Top of the hill in Sochi... Can't believe how long and hard Ive worked to stand here #sochi2014

By The Numbers: America's Best Value Destinations

For a domestic vacation that won't break the bank this year, check out these 50 affordable hidden gems. Hotel search trivago.com has compiled a list of the best value destinations on home turf for 2014. Based on the yearly average overnight price of a standard double room, combined with the …

West Palm Beach

Chinese new year - in pictures

People around the world gather to see in the year of the horse

Olympic Skier Wears Mariachi-Inspired Race Suit for Mexico

International teams about to enter the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have been unveiling their outfits, proving that this is a year for some really creative sportswear. Among the Olympians wearing inventive attire is Mexican alpine skier Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe who recently revealed his …

13 GIFs That Show You How Everyday Items Are Made

Some we use everyday, others we only ever see the final product - but how exactly are things like forks, crash barriers, springs and even camouflage …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

The Nave of Yosemite [explore]

Bizarre Landslide Photos: Boulders Roll Onto Farm, Narrowly Missing House

A landslide in northern Italy hurtled boulders into a family vineyard.<p>Two huge boulders sent tumbling by a landslide narrowly missed a farmhouse in Ronchi di Termeno in northern Italy on January 21, 2014. The above photo, taken two days later, shows one of the boulders after it rumbled down the …

'He's a ham': Panda caught on camera playing in the snow

At least someone is enjoying the snow!<p>The Toronto Zoo closed early on Wednesday due to a snowstorm, and while that left several zoo-goers disappointed to be heading home early, 5-year-old giant panda Da Mao thought it called for a party.<p>A security camera in his enclosure caught the playful panda …

Snowstorms

Sochi 2014: 10 amazing helmet designs at the Winter Olympics – in pictures

From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days<p>• Check out our gallery of 10 amazing multiple-exposures from the Games

Luge Olympian Matt Mortensen Takes GoPro On His Run And It's Awesome (VIDEO)

Matt Mortensen represents the United States of Men's Doubles luge, and he has shown us what it's like to be him on the track.<p>In a video he uploaded personally onto YouTube, the olympic athlete brought along a GoPro camera for one of his rides in Sochi.<p>During the run, you can get a good idea of how …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Travel

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These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Swimming Pools

Invader Invades Hong-Kong (Part II)

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• January 22, 2014<br>• 0<p>We continue our ongoing coverage of Invader in Asia with a second batch of pieces which just appeared on …

Beautiful Houses: Redcliffs House

This week we will show you the beautiful Redcliffs Residence in Christchurch, New Zealand, a project by MAP Architects. This is a wow house! We …

Architecture

Origami dresses by Jule Waibel designed for Bershka stores in 25 cities

German designer Jule Waibel has created 25 of her folded paper dresses for fashion brand Bershka's shop windows around the world (+ movie).<p>Jule …