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10 Useful TED Talks Every Designer Must Watch

Design, in general, is one of the jobs that receive the biggest flow of daily inspiration. Each day you encounter advertisements on the street, modern architecture, and commercials with stunning graphics. It’s easy to get lost and overwhelmed.<p>If you’re seeking for professional inspiration, provided …

TED Talks

How Cities Can Evolve Through Architecture

<b>“What we’ve learned about modern cities in China was always from the West. But after 30 years of this practice, we see problems and new ideas</b> …

Drawing Inspiration

Christian Musselman has fun. But don’t mistake that for lacking professionalism—producing detailed custom home portraits is serious business. From children’s toys to mid-century masterpieces, the Denver-based illustrator has crafted a lifelong dream into a successful career of serious play.<p>As a …

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

65 New Ways to Rethink the Heart of Your Kitchen

Kitchens are the heart of the home, and islands provide kitchens with <i>their</i> heart: a place to gather, additional seating, more counter space, extra …

6 budget-friendly wooden houses you'll love

Lately, we've been seeing a lot of super cute little wooden homes with some seriously good environmental credentials. So we thought it was time to …

Avalon: Contemporary Modular Home with Green Roof and Sustainable Style

Sustainable design is not always about high-tech gadgets and cutting-edge technology, and it is often intuitive and eco-friendly architecture that …

Gleaming House

advertisment<p><b>Studio Libeskind</b> description:This gleaming, chocolate-coloured structure, designed as one folded plan, and set into the green Connecticut …

A two-story home built entirely of wood

This time we will show you a house designed by using wood throughout the entire project. It is an almost sculptural building where this noble …

Oliver Wainwright's top 10 buildings of 2016

A billion-dollar beanpole, a social housing revolution, a powerful memorial in Norway and the Tate’s wondrous watchtower … our critic picks his 2016 architecture highlights<p>Jutting up behind Giles Gilbert Scott’s stately temple of electricity like an aggressive brick Dalek, the Tate Modern Switch …

Architecture

Half-Sunk in the Dune House

Located on the island of Terschelling in the Netherlands, <b>Dune House</b> by Marc Koehler Architects rises over the harsh terrain, offering views of the …

High Line architect picked to design park in one of Vancouver's last undeveloped waterfront properties

The landscape architect behind New York's award-winning High Line has been selected to design a major new park in Vancouver. James Corner will design a multi-use park for about 21 acres of space in northeast False Creek – on one of the last undeveloped areas of waterfront land downtown.<p>"This is …

Masterworks of the 1920s Architecture

November 27, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>The roaring ‘20s were a period of great …

Skyscrapers

Modern-Industrial House With Sophisticated Decor Accents

This is a house located in Pozuelo de Alarcon, in Madrid, Spain which, in spite of its industrial design, has a really warm and cozy interior. In …

8 Weekly Habits of Remarkably Happy People

Its habitual and instinctive, that's why they're successful. Here's what they do different.<p>Ever wonder why some people appear happy all the time? It's like the happy switch has been permanently flipped to "on." Yes, you could say I'm a bit jealous, so I did a little digging around looking for …

Happiness

This Entire Island Is Powered Using Only Solar Power And Batteries

Clean energy, 365 days a year ☀️<p>The island of Ta’u in American Samoa has achieved something that very few places on Earth has.<p>It is powered entirely, …

Renewable Energy

This hybrid hammock tent lets you float between the trees

Are you a tent camper or a hammock hiker? Although it can be a tough decision to make, Snow Peak just eliminated the need to choose at all. With the …