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The Chinese Company Selling Iranian Sniper Gear Around the World

‘The proliferation of this technology is illustrative of a supply chain that is truly global and, consequently, is difficult to monitor and …

Cross Ventilation, the Chimney Effect and Other Concepts of Natural Ventilation

Nothing is more rational than using the wind, a natural, free, renewable and healthy resource, to improve the thermal comfort of our projects. The …

São Paulo

Staircase Designs That Bring Out The Beauty In Every Home

What makes a particular staircase stand out from all the others? Is it its size, shape, the materials from which it’s made, its placement or is it …

Architecture

House in the Valley / idsp arquitetos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is located in one of the first urban allotment of the district of Itaici, in the city of …

Square House / Cocoon Architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is located just inside the center of the city of Genk in the province of Limburg. The …

Architecture

Plastic House II / Unit Arkitektur AB

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> West of Gothenburg lies Sweden’s fourth biggest island – Hisingen. Travelling from the centre of …

Architecture

Marcon House / Ramella Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The tapering terrain for the lake was instrumental in staggering the broader front plant and narrowing …

Architecture

K House / MHNDU

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in the eastern suburbs of Sydney with distant views to Sydney Harbour, this irregular shaped …

Architecture

House ALTABRISA / Boyancé Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The field is located in the north of the city of Merida, Yucatan, in the Fraccionamiento Altabrisa, …

Corporate Office for Team Thai / STAPATI

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A linear sloping site facing the southwest, along a busy highway defined the context for this Corporate …

Zapallar House / Sebastián Mundi + Antonio Mundi

“Being part of the geography and landscape of the hill“<p>The main principle of the house’s design is to incorporate the steep slope of the site and the …

Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles

There exists the implication that if you are driving a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you are in something that is—at least on a few levels—the very best car …

A cluster of concrete buildings make up this forest home

At one with nature<p>An intriguing collection of angular structures makes up this contemporary home in South Korea’s Sunchang County. Designed by Seoul-based architect Jung Hyo-Won and his studio JHW IROJE Architects, the property, called, aptly, “Forest and House,” sits amid a private, forested site …

Architecture

100 Beautiful Bedrooms And Their Dreamy Interior Decors

Beauty is indefinable. It depends on too many aspects to be able to establish a set of specific rules or features which could be applied in …

Interior Design

House in Tschengla / Innauer-Matt Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Most owners use their holiday homes for only a couple of weeks a year, leaving them as empty objects in …

ReGEN House / EKAR

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> ReGEN House - a house where every generation can live together.<p>Beginning:<br>After living with his parents …

Want A Nice House Without Breaking The Bank? Call An Architect

In his original article in the Arquia Foundation Architecture Blog, the author Alberto Campo Baeza talked about how important an architect is in the …

Countryside Villa / MIDE architetti

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building is located near Montebelluna, in the province of Treviso.<p>The design idea results from the …

Poolhouse O / Steven Vandenborre

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project brings together a walled courtyard and a swimming pool. The living area is a glass box …

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

As a bridge between indoors and outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows introduce light, views, and a contemporary touch to homes of all sizes.<p>While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of …

Architecture