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30 of the Most Creative Bookshelves Designs - Page 2 of 2 - Interior Design Inspirations

The Ellipse Bookcase has a beautiful design that will enhance the beauty of any room. The bookcase is made of sturdy elm wood and layers of wood …

Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond Propose Chicago Skyline Cablecar

Marks Barfield Architects and Davis Brody Bond have revealed plans for the “Chicago Skyline” an aerial cable car attraction spanning from the Chicago …

Learn how to make a modern Bow Spring Chair from a Harvard grad

Fascinated by the design process? Conor Coghlan, a recent architectural graduate from the Harvard Graduate School of Design, has debuted a YouTube …

The Top 10 Most Mysterious Shipwrecks of All Time

Photo: Paul Vinten/iStock<p>On March 23, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Navy ended a 95-year-old mystery when they announced the discovery of the <i>USS Conestoga</i>, a Navy tugboat that disappeared in 1921 with 56 people on board while en route from San Francisco to …

Dior Miami Facade / Barbaritobancel Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Several Ideas, one intention.<p>The principal stake of the project is to design a building to Dior’s …

The Radical Ideas Behind The Renovation Of A Crumbling Le Corbusier Masterpiece

Cité de Refuge is one of many International Style buildings that have fallen into disrepair. But a faithful recreation isn’t the way forward.<p>Many legendary 20th century architects were wildly prolific. And today, after 70 or 80 years, many of those buildings are crumbling and long overdue for …

School with an Open Space / Beijing Institute of Architectural Design 6th Division

<b>Background</b><p>Located in Huilongguan town, Changping district, outside Beijing's north fifth ring road, Beijing No.161 High school Huilongguan school was …

Architecture

Williamson Chong Architects adds "carved" facade to Toronto family home

The wooden facade of this Toronto property by local practice Williamson Chong Architects is set-back and angled towards a nearby ravine (+ slideshow).<p>…

Bath architect's silver drawing set sold for £26,000

<b>A silver drawing set which belonged to the family responsible for designing part of Bath's famous appearance has been bought at auction.</b><p>The 271-year-old set includes a silver rule, an ivory rule, an ivory sector rule and six instruments and was used by architect John Wood the younger.<p>It could have …

18th century

Liter of Light lamps illuminate inspiring Ross Langdon Health Education Centre in Uganda

The Ross Langdon Health Education Center is a beautiful small community hall built from regionally sourced building materials in Uganda. Eucalyptus …

Maximizing Vertical Space and Light on a Narrow Lot

<b>Platinum House</b> is a residence in Tokyo, Japan designed by <b>Atelier Spinoza</b>. The narrow shape of the lot meant they needed to design up, but the …

Former Industrial Warehouse Converted Into Versatile Living Space

<b>Andrew Simpson Architects</b> completed the redesign of this 19th century industrial warehouse conversion in North Fitzroy, Australia. According to the …

Construction Matters: How Advances in Brick, Steel, and Concrete Changed Architecture

How the technology behind the building blocks of construction informs the craft and creativity of architecture<p>In an era of insane renderings and conceptual construction projects, Georg Windeck, an architect and teacher at Cooper Union, wanted to take a different look at technology’s relationship to …

The Modern Architecture of Columbus, Indiana, Through the Eye of a Local Lensman

Hadley Fruits has spent years shooting the Miller House and other landmarks of Modernist design<p><i>Behind the Lens looks at architectural photographers both professional and amateur, examining how they got their start, stories from their portfolios, and tricks to capturing great design. Have a lensman</i> …

liddicoat & goldhill restore the ancient party barn in england

<b>liddicoat & goldhill restore the ancient party barn in england</b><br>image © will scott<br>all images courtesy of liddicoat & goldhill<p><b>set in the picturesque</b> …

Architecture

High-Rise hell: the doomed tower blocks that inspired Ben Wheatley’s new film

Looming implacably over Westbourne Park and the A40 flyover, surrounded by low-rise Brutalist concrete yet only a brisk 15-minute walk from the Prime Minister’s family home in North Kensington, the Hungarian architect Ernö Goldfinger’s Trellick Tower presides over a particularly West London mixture …

How World War II Sparked The Scandinavian Design Craze

If not for the war, the notion of “Scandinavian” design may never have left Northern Europe.<p>Who gave the world Scandinavian design? Arne Jacobsen, Eero Arnio, Alvar Aalto, or Ingvar Kamprad? Okay, sure. But another larger force played a major role in establishing Scandinavian design as well: World …

9 Minimalist Facts About Architect Mies van der Rohe

You may not know much about Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, but you definitely know his style. The German-born architect pioneered the simplistic …

Khish-Khaneh Residential Building / Behzad Yaghmaei + Azadeh Mahmoudi

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Khish-Khaneh Residential Building is placed in Kerman, which is one of the most historical cities in …

Architecture

U.S. Bank Stadium: A Game-Changing, Multi-Purpose NFL Stadium

Architecture's ability to bring people together is perhaps one of its greatest, awe-inspiring traits. And while the "bringing people together" part …

A is for Architecture: 1960 Documentary on Why We Build, from the Ancient Greeks to Modern Times

Made available by the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), <i>A is for Architecture</i> "offers a thorough, colourful, and charming tour through the grandeur …

Documentaries

How A D.C. Museum Made People Give A Crap About Architecture

It started with a few games of minigolf.<p>Traditional architecture exhibitions are often boring and dense—just how many scale models, axonometric drawings, and jargon-stuffed manifestoes can one person endure? But over the last few years, the National Building Museum, in Washington, D.C., has taken a …

How 10 Architects Used The Same Box Of 1,200 White Legos

Put down that rendering software. Pick up the Lego.<p>Lego is the great equalizer. It requires no skill to wield, unlike CAD software or cardboard models. So when the Museum of Science and Industry (MSI) shipped boxes of Lego bricks to some of the top architecture firms in the world, what it got back …

Harvard GSD Shortlists 4 Architects for 2016 Wheelwright Prize

Harvard GSD has announced the four shortlisted architects for the 2016 Wheelwright Prize. Awarded annually, the $100,000 grant is for travel-based …

Columbia University

Meet The Architect Who Is Radically Rethinking How We Age

Matthias Hollwich wants to upend the way we think about getting old, starting with the design of our homes and cities.<p>Matthias Hollwich, the 44-year-old partner of the New York-based architecture firm HWKN, considers himself old. Technically, he’s right.<p>The architect–whose projects with partner …

Space-saving units put sprawling furniture to bed

Gil's Casa Collection company has been designing furniture for small and difficult spaces since 1992. Among the items it produces are hanging beds, …