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Articles about custom led lit slide twists through family friendly vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A young family builds a Wyoming retreat filled with playful details from top to bottom.<p>Today, many modern families have come to realize how beneficial technology can be when it comes to staying connected with one...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make …

Vacation Homes

Like Father, Like Son: 4 Famous Architecture Dynasties

While Eliel and Eero Saarinen may be the most well known father-son architect duo, they are certainly not the only pair to have left their mark in …

Articles about renovation elevates humble ranch among its iconic midcentury neighbors on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>Tucked into the hill in La Habra Heights, …

Architecture

Summer holidays in the Alps: eight great ideas

Photograph: PR<p>Wilder Kaiser’s towering sheer cliffs resemble the Dolomites<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/19/1434713619319/6a16ac10-28ff-41f8-a1a8-cebbaf61828b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Wilder Kaiser’s towering sheer cliffs resemble the …

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SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

This mesmerizing map shows the world's buses and trains moving in real time

Swiss-German IT firm GeOps has collaborated with the University of Freiburg on an interactive map of the world's major mass transit systems, incorporating public data feeds (like the MTA's) offered by train and bus operators to show everything moving in real time. Over 200 systems from around the …

Trousdale Residence by Marmol Radziner

The brand-new Trousdale Residence is a 4,200 square foot house located in Trousdale Estates, an historic part of Beverly Hills. The single story …

Swimming Pools

Articles about 8 modern american kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

American Cities

LIBRA Modular, Suspended Lights

Part of the WayPoint Atelier collection for lighting company WayPoint, LIBRA is a family suspended lights that can be arranged into various …

A haunting art installation shows what Amsterdam looks like under water

When the May flowers bloomed two weeks ago, we ended the hottest 12-month stretch in history.<p>If we're ever going to stop the conflicts it creates, or the extinctions it accelerates, we need nothing short of a concerted global effort when it comes to climate change. That includes everything from …

How To Design The Googleplex Of Schools

Alexandria, Minnesota’s new high school could teach your so-called “open office” a thing or two.<p>When the city of Alexandria, Minnesota, asked community members what they wanted in their new high school to be like, they replied, “like the Google campus.” So they hired John Pfluger of Cuningham Group …

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Designers Explore an Entirely New Use for Shipping Containers in Seoul’s Design District

Fashion, design and architecture collide in Zaha Hadid's recently completed Dongdaemun Design Plaza, one South Korea's most popular tourist …

Patkau Architects designs chalet with steep angled roof beside a Whistler ski slope

This timber-clad ski chalet has a crystalline form designed to "shed snow" from the roof and an elevated living room that optimises views across …

The Inventor Of These MagSafe Headphones Thinks He Outsmarted Apple

But is he right? The future of his magnetic headphone adapter, Magzet, hinges on the answer.<p>Over the past decade, untold numbers of people have taken a look at the MagSafe cable charging their MacBook and thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if there were a MagSafe for headphone …

87 Brilliant Designs For A New Pedestrian-Cycling Bridge In London

The London Borough of Wandsworth recently put out a call for design ideas, with a brief to create a “unique landmark” that caters both to pedestrians …

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“If You Want an Easy Life, Don’t Be an Architect”: 10 Classic Quotes by Zaha Hadid

<i>Updated March 30th, 2017.</i><p>This week last year, Dame Zaha Hadid sadly passed away, but in many ways, her presence lives on. While she will be badly missed by the profession, the architect's buildings will remain as a reminder of her unparalleled talent — and her words will continue to resonate with …

Architecture

Articles about houses distinctly modern additions on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my...<p>Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its …

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Articles about all one addition comes prefabricated on Dwell.com - Dwell

Point Zero's homes combine energy-efficient construction and health-oriented design without sacrificing the comfort or aesthetics...<p>With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home.<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented …

Two fatal flaws ruin an otherwise gorgeous HP Windows 8.1 convertible

HP Spectre x360 review<p>Bringing sexy back<p>Bends over backwards<p>Big-ass tablet mode<p>Loaded with ports<p>Propped up<p><i>UPDATED 3/17/15, 9:59 a.m. ET:</i> [HP sent …

24th Street Residence by Steven Kent Architects

Steven Kent Architects designed the 24th Street Residence, a home for a family in Santa Monica, California.<p>The architect’s description<p>PROGRAM: …

This Eerie Virtual Flood Will Scare You Into Giving A Damn About Climate Change

Studio Roosegaarde explores the beauty and threat inherent to living below sea level.<p>The Netherlands has a long and complicated history with water. Centuries of calamitous floods have forced the country to become one of the world’s foremost authorities in water management. Almost a third of the …

What The Googleplex’s Original Architect Thinks Of Google’s New Headquarters

Spoiler: He loves it. But, he says, building it won’t be easy.<p>Eleven years ago, before Google’s new proposal for a spectacular, allegedly <i>moveable</i> series of transparent circus tents designed by Thomas Heatherwick and BIG, Clive Wilkinson Architects designed the first Googleplex in Mountain View, …

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5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

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