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House FMB / Fuchs Wacker Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> How a highly productive collaboration among a trio of creative stuttgart-based architects and the client …

Architecture

LRC House

Situated on a gully in San Isidro, the LRC House is nestled into it's sloped plot. The home is designed like a staircase. Made of reinforced …

New double-pane quantum dot solar windows generate power with better efficiency

Researchers at an American national laboratory have now employed quantum dots for double-pane solar windows that offer shading, insulation, and, of …

Studio B creates skinny backyard dwelling for landscape architect in Colorado

Long, narrow shotgun homes influenced the design of this backyard structure in Boulder by Studio B, which features a concrete base and an upper level …

Architecture

Drink a Lot of Coffee? Science Just Gave You a Really Good Reason to Feel Great About It

Live longer, avoid heart disease, feel invigorated: What's not to like?<p>Is coffee good for you? Well, if you're reading this article with your phone in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other, we have some fantastic scientific news for you about the potential health benefits of coffee.<p>Researchers …

Architect's Latest Project Takes Inspiration From Children’s Drawings

Based on the stereotypical depiction of a house.<p>For its latest project, Portuguese architecture form Filipe Saraiva Arquitectos has taken inspiration from the childlike idea of a house’s shape. Coming in a pentagonal shape, the rural house is a long structure which features a raised terrace at one …

Architecture

Morris Adjmi Architects Unveils Gothic-Inspired NYC Residential Skyscraper

New York City’s latest full-floor luxury apartments are officially for sale in Morris Adjmi Architects’ first ever residential tower, 30 E 31. At 500 …

Cosentino’s Dekton Industrial Series Gives History New Life

Everything old is new again. While Cosentino is designing the next generation of their state-of-the-art, innovative surfaces, they are keeping in mind that many designers are looking for interiors that feel warm and inviting with a comfortable patina of age. The newest colors and patterns for the …

Furniture

Solar Windows Could Meet 'Nearly All' of America's Electricity Demand

By Joe McCarthy<p>There's an estimated 5 to 7 billion square meters of glass surfaces in the U.S. For windows on homes, cars and buildings, these glass …

Clean Energy

The Ultimate Anti-Material: Fran Silvestre on the Creation of Modern Stucco Masterpieces

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is stucco. If you’re looking for the perfect stucco for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new community marketplace for building-products. Click</i> …

Snow White

Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes of All Time

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

Cooking

​How to Detail a Code-Compliant Floating Staircase

<i>In line with our new content direction, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is stairs and railing. If you’re looking for the perfect stairs and railing products for your next project, search for them on Architizer’s new network</i> …

Floating Olson Kundig home makes way for Washington wildlife

Seattle’s Olson Kundig Architects unveiled a brilliant T-shaped home called Rimrock whose elongated design ‘floats’ over a local wildlife trail. …

Architecture

The Cooperage / Chris Dyson Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> After a five-year design and construction process, Chris Dyson Architects have finished extending and …

Solar-powered cottage is a modern vineyard dream

Modern, minimal, and energy-efficient<p>Designed by Spanish firm Ramón Esteve Estudio, the eco-friendly “Cottage in the Vineyard” is a lovely example of modern architecture thoughtfully designed for its setting. The home’s clean-lined look is composed of a white concrete volume with a pitched roof, …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

This Airbnb For Great Architecture Is Curated By Two Architects

Plan your next trip around a modern dream home.<p>Most of us can only dream of owning a home designed by a famous architect, but a new website called Plans Matter wants to make living in them more accessible—at least for a night or two.<p>Launched in October 2016, Plans Matter is a vacation rental …

Gorgeous modern home celebrates raw brick and concrete

The home is arranged as two pavilions linked by an elevated concrete walkway<p>Maybe it’s the brick, the strong horizontal lines, or the outdoor walkways—but there’s something vaguely school-like about this deliciously modern home designed by Bloco Arquitetos. Casa Vila Rica is an airy and open …

Architecture

Elon Musk has a simple plan to power the US entirely on renewable energy

With all the talk in the US about bringing back coal and opening more oil reserves, it can be discouraging for those of us dreaming of a sustainable …

Renewable Energy

Drugs that are 30 years past their expiration date "still as potent as they were when they were manufactured"

Throwing away expired medicine is a waste of money, according to the results of a recent test on a cache of pills predating "the 1969 moon landing." …

Villa in Messinia / MGXM Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is situated on a foothill in small distance from the coast on the west side of the …

Marble House

Named after its exterior facade, the Marble House is a modern Taj Mahal. Although not made entirely of the natural stone, the home's sculpted form is …

Changing Times: The Future of the Architecture Profession Is Not What You Think

Brandon Donnelly is an architect-trained and tech-obsessed real estate developer who runs an insightful daily blog for city builders. Join his 14,000 followers and subscribers by clicking here.<p>Yesterday, I had a really interesting conversation with somebody about the future of the architecture …

Real Estate

MeMo House

The MeMo house, which was built on a plot in San Isidro, in the northern part of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was conceived on the premise of a client who is passionate about landscaping and has a strong conviction regarding sustainability and the environment. The premise was to develop …

Architect Spotlight: 12 Works by Japanese Architect Kengo Kuma

Having recently completed his first U.S. public commission in Portland—and with the stadium for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo underway—prolific and versatile Japanese architect Kengo Kuma is putting his stamp on the world of architecture.<p>Kuma's modernist interpretation of traditional Japanese …

Architecture

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape

Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.

Architecture

Impressive House with Concrete Walls in Japan

In Shunan, Japan, Kubota Architect Atelier realized a house combining delicacy and robust concrete walls. The city is highly industrialized and the …

Architecture

Free Architecture School? It’s Not As Crazy As It Sounds

Some schools are changing architectural education by eliminating tuition. Could it help make the profession more relevant and diverse?<p>When it comes to diversity in architecture, the statistics are jarring. For instance, African-Americans comprise 12% of the U.S. population, but only 2% of …

The Long Quest To Create Artificial Blood May Soon Be Over

The step of adding the synthetic polymer is important, Doctor notes. There have been a bunch of efforts in the past to create artificial substances that could carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. But some of the blood faltered because it would fail to release the oxygen. Or the …

Cell Biology