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This $25,000 Apple Watch clone is completely mechanical

With Jony Ive being a self-proclaimed mechanical watch fan, it’s fascinating to see how the Apple Watch design language borrowed elements from traditional Swiss watches — and now how Swiss watches are starting to resemble the Apple Watch.<p>Luxury watchmaker H. Moser & Cie’s is the closest yet, …

Nvidia’s self-driving car computer is as powerful as 150 MacBook Pros

How much processing speed does one need to power a self-driving car? Nvidia thinks that 150 MacBook Pros ought to do it. And the chip company created …

Need Help With Basic Sketching Techniques? Let These Videos Teach You

We’ve all heard the story of the cocktail napkin sketch that inspired a masterwork. Architecture is all about communicating ideas visually, and there …

Slovenian startup Toshl reinvents its popular budgeting app for the modern banking era

Slovenia doesn’t often hit the mainstream startup radar, but one company from the small south-central European nation has built up a user base of 2.5 million people since its inception in 2010.<p>Available on the Web, Android, and iOS, Toshl helps its users track how much money they spend and what …

Apps

Believe in Better Building / Arup Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Conceived as a home for Sky’s Believe in Better schools outreach and academy training programmes, the …

Multimedia

Check Out the Burlington Glass House by Danny Cantarelli

‘The Glass House’ in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, is one of the most recent creations of DCAM Homes‘ Danny Cantarelli. The modern luxury home …

Housing & Dining Services Administration Building / Studio E Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Featuring a new 8,000 sqf main catering kitchen for the campus, the Housing & Dining Services …

Architecture

christopher robertson overlaps concrete + timber volumes in texas home

<b>christopher robertson overlaps concrete + timber volumes in refined texas home</b><br>all images courtesy of robertson design<p><b>houston based studio robertson</b> …

Articles about weathering steel retreat foothills cascades on Dwell.com - Dwell

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>With a nod to the Burgh’s industrial heritage, and an eye toward the new, Jeff Walz replaced an aging farmhouse with a chic steel...<p>With a new skeleton, a brick house on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., gets an eco-friendly …

10 Swiss Inspired Graphic Design Lessons To Help You Become A Better Designer

<i>Sometimes the best way to showcase your design is to go back to the basics.</i> <br>When you hear the term “Swiss Design” the first thing you might think of …

Quantum computers a step closer to reality after silicon coding breakthrough

In the race to build the first functional quantum computer, Australian researchers at the University of NSW find coding possible in silicon<p>Australian researchers have demonstrated that a quantum version of computer code can be written on a silicon microchip with the highest level of accuracy ever …

Quantum Computing

Architizer

Watches For Professionals

Watches For Professionals<p><i>Dear Watch Snob®,</i><p>I am in my early twenties and work for a real estate investment company that I co-founded. Our great successes in the past quarters require me to be more wary of my style, as I now have to wear a suit more often than before. I would describe both my …

Watches

750 Years in Paris Illustrates the Historical Transformation of the City

French illustrator Vincent Mah <b></b>has long been fascinated by the narratives that cities and their architecture offer to the observer, providing glimpses into our history. Walking through the streets of Paris, Mah began to develop the idea of creating a book that relied on imagery alone to tell the …

See this Beautifully Renovated Mid-Century Vancouver House

Canadian architects Scott & Scott unveils its latest residential project based in Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver. Originally constructed in the …

Gorgeous Photos Reveal the Stunning Colors of Fall in Canada’s Lake Louise

The Fall season is known for ushering in some of the most beautiful natural colors that you’ll see all year. Vibrant red, yellow, and orange hues pepper the landscape, reminding us that the world is an extraordinary place. Lake Louise in Canada’s Banff National Park is one locale where the season …

Canada

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Tudor's New Heritage Black Bay "Black"

In 2012, TUDOR unveiled their Heritage Black Bay diver watch line—an inspired two model collection invoking 1950s style. In essence, it was a revival of a much-loved classic, punctuated with modern nuances, by the relaunched Rolex sibling brand. And yet, there was something more here. The watch …

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 announced with new Surface Pen, starts at $899

Panos Panay introduced the Surface Pro 4 by reminding us how transformative this line of devices has already been: "This challenge of the tablet and the laptop... which do you buy? Remember that problem? It's gone." There's a fingerprint sensor on the keyboard and Cortana integration inside the new …

Surface Pro 4

BSI-050: Parapets—Where Roofs Meet Walls

Historically, so many problems have occurred with parapets that we have a name for it: “<i>parapetitus</i>.” They have a long history—which of course is not …

Home Improvement

The Ornate Secrets Inside Japan’s Seiko Masterpieces

As Simple As It Gets<p>The Eichi II ($52,500) is about as simple as a watch gets. Three hands, a flat dial with painted stick markers, and a two-tone …

Articles about light filled metallic home embraces its wooded site on Dwell.com - Dwell

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.<p>Formerly a schoolhouse property, this rundown London warehouse breathes new life as a modern two-bedroom abode after a complex...<p>In a former fishermen’s cottage outside Copenhagen, a young family has …

AD Essentials: Rendering

<i>This article is part of ArchDaily Essentials, a series of articles which give you an overview of architecture's most important topics by connecting</i> …

Articles about discover-why-theres-no-substitute-authentic-eames-lounge-chair on Dwell.com - Dwell

For almost 60 years, the Eames Lounge has been America's favorite chair.<p>An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is …

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …

Porsche design chief talks about the Mission E concept: Video

The Porsche Mission E electric sports sedan concept turned out to be one of the major stars of this week’s Frankfurt Auto Show, not only because of …

The Most Successful US Firms of 2014 are...

Architectural Record has named the "Top 300 Architecture Firms" in the United States, ranking the nation's most successful practices based on their …

Architecture

Articles about 7 industrial loft renovations we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

They’re hot! They’re mini! They’re full of coal! These seven portable barbecues will help you get the summer started.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes …