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The 5 Most Important Things for Amazing Mac and Cheese

Of all the comfort foods that exist in this world, it's hard to beat macaroni and cheese. What's not to love about noodles bathed in a rich, creamy, …

Truss House / Carterwilliamson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Truss House is a new building embedded with a memory of the site’s former industrial past through …

Outdoor Spaces

You'll have never seen a house like this one before! (with floor plans)

We love finding exciting and innovative new architecture to show you and today, we might have found the most unusual example of a luxury family home, …

Outdoor Spaces

Nordic Noir: 7 Scandinavian Homes Enveloped in Black

Scandinavian architecture finds beauty in simple, functional spaces. Through clean lines, angular structures and minimalist principles, well-executed Scandinavian homes employ acute design to make daily life increasingly comfortable and uncomplicated. Enveloped in black — a deliberate shade both …

New Vernaculars: 8 Restoration Projects Reinterpreting Tradition

Great architecture can celebrate modernity by reinterpreting tradition. Balancing desires to create anew and to repurpose or respect the historic, restoration architects bring new life to vernacular structures through culture and context. Exploring both material and spatial qualities, modern …

20th Century

Cottage meets greenhouse in modern thatched home

This H-shaped Dutch home features walls of glass topped with a traditional gable roof<p>The thatched roof is a beloved architectural tradition seen in everything from 13th-century English cottages to a modern Starbucks in Vietnam. Mixed with modern building forms, this textured roofing material …

Apartment Remodel Uncovers Its History And Restores Its Charm

As time goes by, interior decors get old and boring and that’s usually when a renovation is in order. With each renovation and each remodel, however, …

Dark Grey Slate Creatively Covers This Australian Home

Austin Maynard Architects have designed this modern house in Melbourne, Australia, for a client and their family that wanted a home that they could …

Living Rooms

'it is a garden' house in japan organized around five courtyards

<b>façades of concrete and glass enclosing five private courtyards characterize this dwelling in nagano, japan, designed by architects hiroi ariyama and</b> …

Architecture

This Rooftop Apartment is the Ultimate Manhattan Dream Home

Living in New York is fast-paced, and exhilarating, and a dream for many, but for most people, it also means making a few sacrifices — like living in …

Casa Tiny, a Walden-Inspired Getaway in Mexico

Inspired by Thoreau’s <i>Walden,</i> Casa Tiny is a minimalist hideaway constructed of concrete and parota wood (did we mention that it’s available on Airbnb …

LAI Yard——the Reflection of “Light” and “Space”

Located in the south of city, the plain historic house is introverted, which is different from its lively name in fact. Hundreds of years, silently stood at the alley and near the ancient city wall , it was listed as the protection buildings to being repaired. On the north of the original house, …

Architecture

Should architects say bye to the bay window?

Architect Elrond Burrell points to Studio MM’s website, where they extoll the virtue of the modern bay window, defined as “a window built to project …

Manhattan apartment transforms into flexible live-work space

A two-bedroom turns into a three-bedroom<p>This Manhattan apartment underwent an efficient transformation by Russian architect Peter Kostelov, who took a two-bedroom space and turned it into a modular open space with three bedrooms, two of which can also be used as work studios.<p>The design incorporates …

16 Modern Spiral Staircases Found In Homes Around The World

Spiral staircases are a popular choice because they can take on so many different looks. They can be tall and narrow and perfect in small spaces, but …

Architecture

This tiny home was 3D-printed in 24 hours

And it cost just over $10,000<p>At this point, a house (or a five-story building) made of 3D-printed parts is no longer a shocking sight. However, a new project in Russia takes the instant gratification of a 3D-printed structure one step further by getting all the printing done right on site.<p>Completed …

How to Make 9 Fast-Food Favorites at Home

Whether it's a supersize bag of burgers and fries or a late-night cheap taco run, greasy fast food is one of life's most enjoyable guilty …

La Loge / Nathalie Thibodeau Architecte

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project follows the current trend of transforming a duplex into a cottage, and adds an extension in …

28 Stunning Kitchen Island Ideas

A kitchen island makes everything from cooking to dining a breeze. Discover these inspiring kitchen island ideas and start planning the kitchen of your dreams<p>You may be dealing with a cramped galley kitchen right now, but that lack of counter space isn’t forever. Someday you’ll have room for a …

How to Build a Coffee Table with Just Two Tools, Make a Secret Compartment Shelf, Create Motion-Activated Bike Lighting & More

Part 2 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Motion Activated Bike Lighting Prototype</b><p>Bob Clagett uses an Arduino 101 board to create a unique bike light. …

Woodworking

The Owner Of 8chan Has Created A News Source For Internet Trolls

Jim Watkins wants to make The Goldwater the pre-eminent news source for the trolls of 8chan.<p><b>The video opens</b> with a man in his fifties in a dark suit and horn-rimmed glasses like ones Tom Hanks might wear to play a 1960s FBI agent. An onscreen graphic identifies him as Jim Cherney as he reads slowly …

Black Frame Showers – Sophisticated With Modern Industrial Flair

The showers that have black frames have a very distinctive look. They are defined by clean lines and a certain level of industrial beauty combined …

World's first rotating, shape-shifting tower planned for Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai is home to many man-made wonders: The world's largest man-made island, the world's largest shopping mall, the world's tallest building.<p>It may soon be adding a new one -- the world's first rotating skyscraper.<p>It's the brainchild of architect David Fisher of Dynamic Architecture.<p>Fisher …

Skyscrapers

Stair of the week is really a big sculpture

We love stairs, the zero-energy way of vertically. I have written that "Making good stairs is an important part of green design; you want people to …

Tetra House / Bercy Chen Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Tetra House is a single-family residence located in the lively neighborhood of South Austin. The project …

Fish

Brick Houses That Form A Bridge Between Past And Present

Exposed bricks are making a big comeback lately but not so long ago brick houses and buildings were perceived as being old, outdated and in immediate …

Startup Checklist: Are You Ready to Go from Employee to Entrepreneur? [Infographic]

You think of yourself as a free spirit. You go your own way, do your own thing. It’s time to start your own business and show the world who you …

These efficient modern prefabs raise the bar for shipping container homes

Delivered in 10 weeks<p>In our roundup of eco-friendly prefab homes you can buy right now, one of the newest companies featured is Honomobo, based in the Canadian province of Alberta. Launched last spring, the company builds modern homes, offices, studios, multi-family complexes, and more out of …

The 50 best burger joints in America

The burger is an American classic.<p>Whether it's served alone on a bun or stacked with cheese and bacon and smothered in condiments, a burger <i>always</i> makes for a satisfying meal.<p>We asked Foursquare City Guide to help us find the best burgers across the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see which burger joints …

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