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116 Best Architecture Books for Architects and Students

Architecture, while a profession that is very visibly and tangibly realized, has deep wells of research, thought, and theory that are unseen on the …

Maine Cat 38 Catamaran Review

Most boats are nouns; the Maine Cat 38 is a verb — a boat that can be understood only in motion, and preferably under sail with a good breeze blowing.<p>…

[Tom and Judy Love]: INSIDE their Amazing US$ 20,000,000 Yacht REVELRY

We were told that Tom and Judy Love are the owners of the yacht Revelry. Who are Tom and Judy Love? They are US billionaires and founder of Love's …

Super Yachts

[Denis O'Brien]: INSIDE his Amazing US$ 70,000,000 Yacht NERO

Denis ‘O Brien is the owner of the yacht Nero. Who is Denis ‘O Brien? He is an Irish billionaire, owner of Digicell and Communicorp. He sold his ESAT …

Boating

DublDom Prefab Homes Can Be Built in One Day

With five designs ranging from a modern cabin to a five-bedroom dwelling, Russian prefab company DublDom now accepts pre-orders in the U.S.<p>Moscow architect Ivan Ovchinnikov of BIO Architects founded DublDom, a modular house design-and-build company, to create affordable, prefabricated houses that …

Prefab Homes

World's best sailing destinations

Anchoring in idyllic bays. Slipping into azure waters for a refreshing dip. Warm breeze filling the sails en route to the next enchanted spot. Drinks …

Color! Character! Charm!: See How This Florida Condo Goes from White to Wow

Designer Lindsey Coral Harper helps a blank space let loose in Vero Beach, Florida.

Jaguar’s I-Pace Raises the Bar for Electric Cars

On a test drive in Portugal, we found the EV carried a full charge—of versatility and luxury.<p>A bow wave pushes ahead of the all-new, all-electric …

Before and After: A Neglected 1960s Ranch-Style Home Gets a Sunny Outdoor Connection

From the front door to the backyard, no space was left behind in the dramatic overhaul of a derelict midcentury in Southern California.<p>On her wedding day in 2015, designer Abbie Naber of a.NABER Design and her husband closed on this four-bedroom, two-bath home in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, a community in …

Dining Rooms

Unadulterated Jet-Age Styling – The Plymouth Asimmetrica Roadster

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Italian<br>• Rare<p>The Plymouth Asimmetrica Roadster was designed as a production car, despite its concept …

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

35 Beach House Kitchens

1 of 35<p>Color Pop<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 35<p>Mix Master<p>3 of 35<p>Back to Nature<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 35<p>Sophisticated Neutrals<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 35<p>Light and …

Photo retrospective: Atlanta’s skyline through a half-century of changes

Between World War II and the Centennial Olympic Games, Atlanta was rendered unrecognizable<p>In times of remarkable change, it’s wise to keep perspective of the past.<p>Thanks to the vast trove of Getty Images archival photos pertaining to Atlanta and its skyline, we’ve recently been able to do just that.<p>…

Hinckley’s New Picnic Boat

Hinckley Yachts recently launched its Picnic Boat 40, the new flagship of the builder’s popular series. The Maine-based company announced the model …

MAD's Gardenhouse is nearing completion in Los Angeles

MAD Architects has released the latest photographs of the "Gardenhouse" in Los Angeles that show the project is nearing completion. Dubbed as …

A Well-Traveled Couple Launch a Line of Sleek Homes on Wheels

The husband-and-wife duo behind Living Vehicle tell us the story behind the off-grid, mobile home that is shaking up the industry.<p>Santa Barbara, California–based architect Matthew Hofmann and his wife and business partner Joanna have been embracing the nomadic life for the past few years, residing …

Santa Barbara

Meet the Woman Who’s Turned Wedding Photography into a Career Shooting Vintage Cars

<i>This interview was originally published in 2016.</i><p>Amy Shore is a photographer based in Leicestershire, England, and she’s found herself elbow deep in …

Vagabond Plus 20 (VG20) - Study Plans

Vagabond Plus 20 - Study Plans<p><b>Boat Selector:</b><p>LOA:<p>19' 8 "<p>6,00 m<p>Max. Beam:<p>7' 7 "<p>2,30 m<p>Draft CB version:<p>18" (3' 3")<p>0.45m (1 m)<p>Draft fin keel:<p>3' 4 …

A Carefully Restored Midcentury Hits the Market at $415K in Savannah, Georgia

This award-winning midcentury has been carefully remodeled, and even comes with a contemporary detached office in the backyard.<p>Inspired by the work of Joseph Eichler, architect-builder John Ahern created this three-bedroom, two-bath home in 1954.<p>After being updated over the years with careful …

75 Types of Wood Ranked by Hardness

Ever wondered about the hardest and softest woods in the world? As architects, we're all pretty familiar with the softest: Balsa. Its material …

Apple Stock At All-Time Highs: Too Late To Buy?

The past year has been a volatile period for Apple (AAPL) stock, but investors in the tech leader don't have many reasons to complain. Apple stock …

Investing

These 4 Top Stocks On This Elite Screen Are In Buy Range Now

The Dow Jones is still rangebound, but the S&P 500 index hit a multi-month high while the Nasdaq composite set a record close Monday. So it's a good …

Berkshire Hathaway vs. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF: Which Should You Choose?

Does Berkshire still have a market-beating advantage over the long run?<p>As one of the most respected stock-pickers of all time, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> …

Investing

10 Easy Pieces: Cable Railing Kits

Cable railings, also known as tension wire railings, are useful to install on balconies, decks, and stairways where you don’t want to block a …

Landscaping

Tornado Forms in Front of a Timelapse Photographer’s Camera

It’s extremely difficult to predict when and where a tornado will form and touch down, so stormchasing photographers rely on long days of chasing and …

Time-lapse Photography

A storage shed is transformed into a bespoke light-filled home in London

London-based architecture firm De Rosee Sa has given an old storage shed a new lease on life by converting it into a bright, bespoke family home. …

Architecture

Everything You Need to Know About Grass Block Pavers

Joni Mitchell wasn’t kidding when she said you could wreck paradise with a parking lot. You can damage it with a driveway, too, especially the …

Landscaping

Meet Atlanta’s ‘Mews House,’ other intriguing moderns on upcoming MA! tour

Forthcoming design festival pilgrimage will highlight the latest and greatest in ATL home architecture<p>Since its founding in 2007, MA!’s annual festival has trumpeted Atlanta as a surging creative destination where the design economy thrives, and 2018’s version promises to be no different.<p>The …

Indie Music

Buy one rental property a year to help build your wealth

By Justin Pierce<p>To make a rental property purchase successful, owners must find a bargain — paying no more than 80 percent of the home’s value when factoring in purchase price, closing costs and renovations. But what happens when an owner wants to own multiple rental properties? How does someone go …

Real Estate

Why Traffic-Choked Nashville Said 'No Thanks' to Public Transit

Nashville is growing. It’s gridlocked. Car commuters in the Grand Ole Stopry spend an average of 33 hours a year stuck in traffic. And its voters …