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This Teenager's Bedroom Has A Built-In Bed And Storage For Almost Everything

Russian design firm INT2architecture, have created a contemporary bedroom for a 14 year old girl, that features a built-in bed with plenty of …

Interior Design

Lantern House by Feldman Architecture: Modern Palo Alto home lights up the entire neighborhood

The Lantern House by Feldman Architecture lights up the neighborhood<p>Feldman Architecture is known for shaping the Californian landscape with …

The HP Elite x2: This Two-In-One Is Ready for Business

Confession: I bought a fully loaded Microsoft Surface Pro 3 with the (optional) purple keyboard cover last year. But as much as I loved the <i>idea</i> of …

This Stunning Glass Treehouse Is A Tubular Triumph

1.6K<p>SHARES<p>Kazakhstan-based Aibek Almassov of A.Masow Architects has come up with our latest dose of design porn in the form of a high-tech tubular …

One Chinese Architect’s Quest To Easternize American Cities

Will American cities learn to love China’s best homegrown architect? Ready or not, here he comes.<p>At just 40 years old, architect Ma Yansong has made a mark for himself in his native China through wildly adventurous buildings, such as residential complexes that mimic the look of a hilly horizon, …

American Cities

Miracle electronics material could help create clean water

A material said to be around 1 million times thinner than paper could one day help us create clean water.<p>Graphene, a layer of graphite one atom …

Stunning paper art animals will blow your mind

Paper art and paper craft never dwindle in popularity, but artist Calvin Nicholls' is taking origami and and kirigami to the next level, sculpting …

Interview: Warren Keelan Captures Stunning Ocean Waves That Look Like Brushstrokes of Paint

Warren Keelan spends most of his days in or around the ocean, using his camera to interpret the beauty that he sees. The New South Wales-based photographer has always found the water mesmerizing because of its ever-changing forms and unpredictable, raw moments. Through his pictures, he pays homage …

The Post-Cubicle Office and Its Discontents

<b>‘I have known</b> the inexorable sadness of pencils,’’ begins Theodore Roethke’s ‘‘Dolor,’’ the best poem in English about the grayness of the office. ‘‘All the misery of manila folders and mucilage,/Desolation in immaculate public places,/Lonely reception room, lavatory, switchboard.’’ For a century …

Shigeru Ban Designed The Ultimate Ballpoint Pen For Architects

Today’s architect is more likely to create building plans on a computer than on paper, even though hand drawing is still alive and well amongst today’s most well-known designers.<p>Still, there was a time where draftsmen whipped out their pencils and trusty architect’s scale to compose technical …

Architecture

Dream House in Ibiza, Spain

A luxurious dream house on a steep cliff in Ibiza, Spain.<p>Back in 2002, Belgian architecture firm AABE was commissioned to design house ‘AIBS’, a …

Architecture

Gwyneth Paltrow enlists Gensler to design Hollywood members-only club

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is working with architecture firm Gensler to develop a branch of the private Arts Club on Hollywood's Sunset Strip.<p>Paltrow …

Swimming Pools

This giant wooden ball is a spherical lifeguard tower in Canada

Like something from outer space, this ball-shaped object has been drawing attention and curiosity of passersby along the beach of Lake Ontario in …

Coats

World's Best Ski Resorts: Sun Valley, Idaho

There are a lot of great ski resorts in the United States, but none can match Sun Valley’s rich winter sports history – this was literally the nation’s first destination ski resort, with the world’s first chairlifts, where the very idea of the American ski vacation was born. Sun Valley changed the …

The most extreme hotels around the world

Costa Rica

20 TED-talks For Designers. Inspiration Full Of Thoughts

In creative jobs, design in particular, inspiration is one of the keys to productivity. Perhaps, one of the most productive kinds of inspiration is …

Creativity

MB Architecture’s Stunning Energy-efficient Green Arc House is Mostly Buried Underground

Architect Maziar Behrooz is a big fan of airplanes hangars and his stunning Green Arc House takes inspiration from the airship shed’s curvaceous …

Architecture

New Photos Show 'Bosco Verticale' Vertical Forest Nearing Completion in Milan

At first glance it looked too fantastical to be real, but now the completion date for the world’s first vertical forest is drawing near. Located in …

The World's Largest Indoor Farm Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce a Day in Japan

A former Sony Corporation semiconductor factory in Japan has been converted into the world’s largest indoor farm. Japanese plant physiologist …

Gaza official: Palestinian death toll tops 300

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel said it widened its ground offensive early Sunday, sending more troops into Gaza after demolishing more than a …

Pulau Banding Rainforest Research Centre / C' arch

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Pulau Banding Rainforest Research Centre is located in an environmentally sensitive area at the …