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other projects reimagines traditional chinese pavilions using confucius philosophy

<b>the west kowloon cultural district seeks to build a temporary outdoor pavilion in the north side of the park, adjacent to the nursery park, sunset</b> …

The Two Rock House / Wolf Architects

<b>Two Rocks… Two Meanings…</b><p>The Two Rock house, as the name suggests, sits in between two rocky formations on a hilltop site. WOLF Architects were able …

Architecture

You Deserve A House With A Pool On The Roof

Three outlandish concepts that put the pool above all else–literally.<p>Editor’s Note<p>12/26/13<p>Happy (almost) New Year! We’re saying good-bye to 2013 by revisiting some of our favorite stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>Hotels do it. Why can’t you? I’m not talking about putting a little chocolate treat on your …

Top 10 Influential Landscape Architects - Land8

If you are reading this article, you are probably a landscape architect, looking at architecture programs, a Landscape Architecture student or simply …

10 landscape design projects that turned neglected spaces into incredible parks

Landscape architects frequently work to transform areas that contain industrial and toxic waste, infrastructure no longer in use, or land affected by …

TED Talk: How Public Spaces Make Cities Work / Amanda Burden

Amanda Burden, former animal behaviorist turned New York’s chief city planner, has discovered what makes cities desirable: great public spaces. …

TED Talks

Articles about 8 landscape designs drought tolerant and native desert plants on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>With her drought-tolerant landscapes and permeable hardscape designs, Cassy Aoyagi of FormLA Landscaping has proven her...<p>The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today …

Add a splash of 'living paint' to your walls with Nanoleaf's new LED light panels

With so much visual stimuli passing by our eyes every day thanks to social media, many people are finding that committing to static pieces of artwork …

Tesla's new rooftop solar panels don’t look like solar panels

Part of a grand vision for a solar-filled future<p>Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk is giving solar-powered homes a serious uplift. Last Friday night in Los Angeles, the ever-radical tech bigwig revealed the company’s latest project: its own line of sleek “rooftop solar tiles,” along with complementary …

Tesla

What it's like to be part of the 'rare breed' of people still using Google Glass

Kimberly Graham owns seven pairs of Glass, the smart headset that Google stopped selling in January 2015.<p>"It's my doomsday stockpile" she says gleefully. "I'll be the last person on earth who is still able to wear a usable pair of Glass — it's my mission!"<p>Graham stands with several other Glass …

Google Glass

Some of the fastest and most high-tech boats in the world are coming to New York City this weekend

Though the actual America's Cup, the most prestigious trophy in sailing, will not be contested until next year, the lead-in "Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series" marks the first time the Cup has returned to the New York harbor since 1920.<p>The weekend event promises two days of very intense …

11 tips for calming your nerves before a big presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

Winners of "World's Best" Architecture Photography Competition Announced

International competition "Art of Building" highlights the best photography of the built environment.<p>The Art of Building annual photography competition announced its winner yesterday. Now in its fifth year, the international competition is run by The Chartered Institute of Building and celebrates …

BIG to Design 2016 Serpentine Pavilion While Four New 'Summer House' Architects are Announced

The Serpentine Galleries have revealed that the 2016 Serpentine Pavilion will be designed by <b>Bjarke Ingels Group</b> (BIG), alongside a surprise …

City Politics

Colombia’s Casa 5 by Arquitectura en Estudio

Arquitectura en Estudio designed Casa 5, a private, 560 square meter (approx. 6027 square foot) residence in La Reserva de Potosi, La Calera, …

Famous '70s Arizona House Offers Desert Oasis for $2.6M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p>All photos via Long Realty<p><b>Location:</b> Tucson, Arizona<b><br>Price:</b> $2,595,000<p>Noted American architect <b>Judith Chafee</b>, the first …

Framing

This Manhattan Office Building Will Have Green Space on Every Floor

As Manhattan real estate becomes increasingly limited and increasingly pricey, architects are finding creative ways to incorporate green space into …

Santiago Calatrava Wins Competition to Design Landmark Observation Tower in Dubai

Santiago Calatrava has won an international competition to design a "landmark" observation tower in Dubai Creek Harbor. Selected over five other …

Bonsai Electric Radiator Heater Features Sleek, Sculpted Form to Enhance Existing Interior

This electric radiator was inspired by manipulated Japanese trees, hence the name <b>Bonsai</b>. It’s an electric radiator and is designed to decorate your …

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

Cognition

France Wants To Install 1,000 Km Of Solar Roadways Over The Next Five Years

In 2014, the Netherlands built the world’s first solar bike path, a 70-metre stretch named SolaRoad. The proof of concept performed even better than expected, generating, after six months, enough electricity to power a small household for a year.<p>Successful and fascinating as it is, the project is …

Clean Energy

Denmark Got 42% of Its Electricity From Wind Last Year, Smashing The World Record

And two of its major wind farms were offline.<p>Denmark produced an unheard-of 42 percent of its electricity from wind turbines in 2015, according to …

The Future Of Solar Power May Be A Spray Can

One day in the future, you may be able to spray paint the roof of your home with solar power. New technology from the University of Toronto and IBM …

How to Get a 'Green' Job

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I’m in my last semester of college, and I want to pick a career with a lot of potential for growth. I’ve been reading up on renewable …

Morocco's megawatt solar plant powers up

<b>(CNN) —</b> Morocco is close to completing the world's largest concentrated solar power farm.<p>The site near the city of Ouarzazate -- famous as a filming location for Hollywood blockbusters like "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Gladiator" -- aims to produce enough energy to power over one million homes by the …

Why Frank Lloyd Wright’s Baghdad Opera House Never Came To Be

Frank Lloyd Wright said he didn’t give ‘a hoot’ about designing an opera house in London or New York. Baghdad was a different story. But the …

Call for Submissions: Architecture-Themed Valentine's Day Card

Roses are red, violets are blue; we'd love to receive a valentine from you!<p>We have long admired our reader's creativity, so we wanted to celebrate …

Flying saucer lands in space ship in latest Apple headquarters drone video

One really feels a bit like a voyeur, watching these amazing videos of the construction of the new Apple campus in Cupertino. I do not know how …

Exploring The World Of Green Roofs And Underground Homes

The strategies architects use to make buildings better interact with its natural surroundings, especially in remote locations surrounded by nature, …