Derek Kissling

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Morro House By Ana Paula Mello And Flavia Frauches

Ana Paula Mello worked together with Flavia Frauches to design the Morro House, located in Nova Lima, Brazil.<p>The architect’s description<p>The concept …

On Water by Kersting Architecture

Kersting Architecture have designed On Water, a vacation guest house located in Wilmington,<br>North Carolina.<p>Project description<p>This vacation guest …

Desert Courtyard House by Wendell Burnette Architects

Wendell Burnette Architects have designed the Desert Courtyard House in Scottsdale, Arizona.<p>From the architects<p>Earth and Sky<p>The site is a peninsula …

A view of the kitchen inside the Russian Hill Residence by John Maniscalco Architecture. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/08/02/the-russian-hill-residence-by-john-maniscalco-architecture/

A Modern Country House On The Banks Of The River Thames

Gregory Phillips Architects have designed Berkshire, a family home recently completed in England.<p>From the architect<p>This substantial modern country …

5 ways the super rich are betraying America

This small group of takers is giving up on the country that made it possible for them to build huge fortunes<p>As they accumulate more and more wealth, the very rich have less need for society. At the same time, they've convinced themselves that they made it on their own, and that contributing to …

Were the Borgias Really so Bad?

Alexander Lee attempts to rescue the Borgias from their baleful reputation.<p>Renaissance Italy was dominated by rich and powerful families whose …

Enhancing the Feeling of Space: The Cresta Residence Designed by Jonathan Segal FAIA

There are those who say that “Less is more” and then, there are those who express their dissatisfaction and state that “Less is never more—less is …

The Middle East Explained In One Excellent Letter To The Editor

The letter ran in Thursday's Financial Times.

6 Charts That Show How Republican And Democratic Congressmen Live In Completely Different Countries

If Washington seems more divided than ever, it may be because Republicans and Democrats in Congress come from very different worlds.<p>Republican America is drastically whiter and more rural than Democratic America. Its residents are more likely to live in homes they own, more likely to live in a …

How to watch the 24 Hours of Le Mans this year

You want to watch/stream/identify the cars in/hear/Like/Tweet the 90th anniversary edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans this weekend? For a long list of ways to consume the action that's already begun, check out this page put together by our former colleague and current friend Reilly Brennan. Here's …

Too-Big-To-Jail Dogs Obama's Justice Department As Government Documents Raise Questions

The U.S. Department of Justice appears to have neither conducted nor received any analyses that would show whether criminal charges against large financial institutions would harm the economy, potentially undermining a key DOJ argument for why the world’s biggest banks have escaped …

I’m not achieving my dreams!

I thought I could excel in everything, but now I’m falling apart<p><b>Dear Cary,</b><p><b>I am lying in bed right now sobbing, which I've been doing a lot lately, and writing to get these twisted feelings out of my head and onto paper. I'm graduating college on Saturday ... wow, great, such an accomplishment. Did</b> …