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12 Top Apps for Architects on the Construction Site

We have previously published the best apps for architects, many of which try to boost creativity and productivity for project design. Now, we’ve put …

Apps

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 …

7 Examples of How to Show Off Interiors in Your 3D Models, As Selected by Sketchfab

When making a 3D model, just as with a physical model, one of the biggest challenges is in effectively conveying the feeling of a design's interior. …

Here Are 10 “Must Know” Photoshop Features for Those Who Are Serious About Photography (VIDEO)

Photographer Nathaniel Dodson is one of our go-to sources of helpful tutorials that unlock the secrets of Photoshop. In the comprehensive video …

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Top 10 Contemporary Living Room Design Trends For 2017

With 2016 coming to an end, there is already a big buzz regarding the next hottest design trends, so today we are going to present you with the top …

Artists in residence: the best interior architects for one-off homes

<i>Three cutting-edge practices are blurring the boundaries of interior design and architecture to meet the growing demand for one-off homes</i>.<p><b>Michaelis Boyd</b><p><i>Friends and business partners Alex Michaelis, 51, and Tim Boyd, 57, co-founded their firm in 1995. Their projects stretch from Botswana to</i> …

These Sketching Tutorials Will Make You Want to Bust Out Your Moleskine Right Now

Even as architecture moves deeper into the digital realm, drafting and rendering by hand remains quintessential to the craft. The George Architect …

22 Websites You Didn't Know Were Useful to Architects

Being an architect is hard. At times, you're expected to act as everything from a graphic designer to a handyman (or woman), from a data scientist to …

World's best architecture photography brought into sharp focus

In an era of smartphones enabling many people to carry a digital camera in their pocket and snap photos of buildings, the Arcaid Images Architectural …

Architecture

The world’s tallest freestanding mountain is on many people’s bucket list, but the relative ease of the climb means most routes are overcrowded. Our writer finds a less trodden trail<p>• <b>Have you climbed Kilimanjaro? Tell us about your experience in the comments below</b><p>Many trekkers arrive at Mount …

Mountaineering

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

7 (More) Websites to Help Us Be Better Architects

Last year we published a list of 22 websites meant to make an architect's job a little bit easier. From selecting the perfect color scheme to …

HugeDomains.com - AppsOver.com is for sale (Apps Over)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

These 25 Photos Are Not Your Average Wedding Pics

Every picture tells a story. 📸<p>The wedding day passes by in the blink of an eye. That’s why it’s essential to have a talented, experienced photographer there to capture moments big and small.<p>This week, Fearless Photographers ― a website dedicated to showcasing the very best in wedding photography ― …

This is How You Stop Taking Bad Landscape Photos

It doesn’t matter if you’re picking up a camera for the first time or if you’ve been at it for decades - sometimes the photos you take are just plain …

10 workouts to do on leg day

Training your legs is vital to any fitness goal, whether you want to build total-body strength, gain weight and increase your lean muscle mass, …

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

5 Powerful Mind and Body Hacks for a Limitless Brain

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Productivity

8 Secrets of Great Communicators

Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today.<p>When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren't nearly as good as we …

A psychologist shares the 10 qualities of the most authentic people

In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness, and status, we have lost our authenticity.<p>We have lost morals and what it means to be ourselves. So many are caught up in following the crowd they have gotten lost in it. How can any type of true success come from being a follower?<p>Followers …

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

7 Terrific Tiny Bedrooms To Totally Copy

In the heart of the Canadian cities, homes can be smaller and more compact, which means that we often have less bedroom space to work with.<p>This is …

5-Minute Hotel Room Workout for High-Intensity Interval Training

Reduce stress before hopping on a plane.<p>Here’s a quick, 5-minute HIIT workout designed for you to do in a hotel room. In no time you’ll get your …

These 4 Skills Will Make You Happier

We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains–they just naturally seem to see …

Slow Deciders Make Better Strategists

There are many ways to split people into two groups. Young and old. Rich and poor. Us and them. The 98% who can do arithmetic and the 3% who cannot. Those who split people into two groups and those who don’t.<p>Then there’s the people who make good competitive-strategy decisions, and those who …