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Stylish designer houses made of cardboard - CNN Style

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Abu Dhabi GP: Lewis Hamilton finds inspiration from Serena Williams - 'We come from similar backgrounds'

Lewis Hamilton has spent time over the past week with Serena Williams, seeking inspiration from the tennis icon in his efforts to become the first four-time British Formula One champion at Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.<p>The pair have developed a closer connection since Williams, the winner of 22 …

More of 2016's best buildings revealed at day two of World Architecture Festival 2016

The award winners from day two at the World Architecture Festival include a stone church in Germany, MVRDV's glass-brick shop and a shiny silver …

Modern prefab home to move in today!

We hope you're ready to have your mind drastically altered! Once upon a time we might also have harboured some preconceptions about prefabricated …

Architizer

5 midcentury modern homes you can buy right now

Run, don’t walk!<p>There’s no shortage of desirable midcentury modern homes for sale across the country, but that also means you have to act fast: One property’s website screamed in all caps: “Sold in one week at full price!” Here are five homes featuring glazed, open-plan living, indoor-outdoor …

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …

The little box home built for cosy living

Have you heard of a passive house? These dwellings take energy-efficiency to the next level with incredible technology and a desire to offer a high …

Architecture

This House In Thailand Is A Balance Between Concrete And Glass

Designed by IDIN Architects, this home in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, was inspired by the home owner’s lifestyle and sense of adventure.<p>The design …

ESSENCE Fest Durban Speaker Tina Lawson On How She Taught Her Daughters To Be Proud Of Their Black Heritage

ESSENCE chats with Tina Lawson about Black pride, Beyonce, Solange and more as she prepares to speak at the first ever ESSENCE Fest Durban<p>Business …

Bracketed Space House / Matt Fajkus Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Incorporating the site’s dynamic landscape into the daily life of its residents, the Bracketed Space …

Torquay House

Set on the Victorian surf coast, the Torquay House uses its exterior facade to create a secluded sanctuary in a less-than private setting. A concrete …

Mario Romano creates rippling aluminium skin for California home

The undulating metal exterior of this family home by Los Angeles designer Mario Romano takes its cues from the movement of the ocean.<p>The Wave House …

The late, great Zaha Hadid heads our Architects Hot List

There were two huge stories in architecture this year: the death of Zaha Hadid (number one) and the rise of Bjarke Ingels (number two). The untimely …

Casa Lote 01 / Centro Cero Estudio

Casa Lote 01 / Centro Cero Estudio<p>Arquitectos<p>Ubicación<p>La Costa, Argentina<p>Proyecto y Dirección de obra<p>Leonardo G. Valtuille, Carolina …

This house appears to be a stack of blocks piled on top of each other

Studio Guilherme Torres designed this house for a young family in Londrina, Brazil.<p>The home has a Cumaru wood clad concrete box that extends out over …

This May Be the Best Use of 240 Square Feet We've Ever Seen

A lot of tiny houses look a bit like little dollhouses on wheels—peaked roof, petite double-hung windows, a tiny, almost vestigial porch. While these …

Living Rooms

Luvvie Ajayi: The Internet’s Newest Comic Phenom

She has been hailed by Bono and Shonda Rhimes for her singular voice and stinging political commentary. Her new book, “I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual,” debuted at No. 5 on the New York Times best-seller list in October, thanks in part to fans of her blog, Awesomely Luvvie, and her Facebook …

Social Media

These Simple, Powerful Reminders Kept One Woman On Track To Lose 45 Pounds

After years of crash diets and exercise programs, it was only when Helen Woldemichael shifted her mindset to a place of positivity and consistency …

Modern Family Home With Basement Parking And Elevated Floor

The Caucaso House is a private residence designed and built by JJRR/ Architecture in Ciudad de Mexico. The project was completed in 2016 and the …

Architecture

IVRV House, an affordable home by SCI-Arc students, wins Merit Award in AIA LA Chapter 2016

IVRV House, an affordable home focusing on innovation, affordability, home-healthy building materials, and sustainability, designed by The Southern …

Architecture

These modular hurricane-proof homes cost less than $200,000 to build

Dutch company Cubicco has created a flat-pack, modular, prefabricated, hurricane-proof home that can be built for less than $200,000. And it could soon come to the Caribbean and Florida.<p>The Cubicco home, which is made up of laminated wood and cork, is designed to hold up to the high-velocity …

​22 pictures of modern homes for your inspiration

Looking for some tips and tricks on how to flaunt the modern style firmly yet fabulously in your own home? Then you have, indeed, come to the right …

The Most Common Lunge Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Lunges require you to bring one foot in front of the other and shift your weight forward, but what happens next can say a lot about your muscular …

AA House by Parque Humano - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Parque Humano<br>Location: Mexico city, Mexico<br>Year: 2011<br>Area: 1,310 sqm<br>Photo courtesy: Paul Rivera, ArchPhoto<br>Description:<p>This house is an …

A Luxurious Waterfront Retreat on Ontario’s Peaceful Lake Muskoka

The very private property comes on its own 11-acre island<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Ontario, Canada <b><br>Price:</b> C$10,471,354 (US$8,094,739)<p>Even the most …

Green kingdom: a Singapore house reigns supreme in its leafy surroundings

Critics of Singapore’s modern built landscape invariably focus on the bent of local architects for creating glass boxes that, in the humid tropical heat, become year-round saunas that need 24/7 air-conditioning. This house, located in the island’s tiny King Albert Park, is a textbook example of …

See Which Iconic Architects Won the 2016 LEAF Awards Photos

The 13th annual Leading European Architecture Forum (LEAF) Awards were recently announced at a gala dinner in South Kensington, London. This year's winners included Spanish starchitect Santiago Calatrava, who was honored for lifetime achievement, as well as celebrated firms across the globe. The …

Architecture

This New California House Makes Itself At Home In The Forest

sagemodern have designed this contemporary home nestled between the trees along side a golf course in Truckee, California.<p>The home, designed as a …