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S. Korea: N. Korea almost completes nuclear test preparation

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's president said Tuesday that North Korea has almost completed preparations for a fifth nuclear test, and the …

North Carolina reels from business backlash to anti-LGBT law

Raleigh’s convention center has lost $2.4m of bookings and big names in music are staying away from the state despite the governor’s attempt to backpedal<p>Since North Carolina’s anti-LGBT so-called “bathroom bill” was signed into law, the Greater Raleigh Convention Center has lost six firm bookings …

eVolo 2015 Skyscraper Competition

eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the eVolo 2015 …

Architecture

Urban Think Tank Responds to the Forced Eviction of Torre David Residents

<i>Following yesterday's news story about the forced eviction of the thousands of inhabitants living in Venezuela’s Torre de David (Tower of David), the</i> …

10 Rustic Kitchen Designs That Embody Country Life

<i>You’re standing in your cozy rustic kitchen admiring the warm glow that only aged wood cabinets and a natural fireplace can emit, and the smell of</i> …

Design Contest Announced for New Thames Bridge at Nine Elms

Wandsworth Council has announced that it plans to hold an international design competition for a new pedestrian and cylist bridge across the Thames, …

England

AA Studio Designs Redevelopment of Disused Dock Building

AA Studio have revealed their plans for the development of Brooklyn's iconic New York Dock Company building, transforming the 230,000 square foot …

Lofts

Bold and Modern Ideas for Corporate Spaces by Henrique Steyer

Corporate spaces shouldn’t be synonymous to boring, lifeless public spots. People that spend a majority of their days holed up in companies know how …

What Broadacre City Can Teach Us

Frank Lloyd Wright’s highly active urban imagination could be interestingly wrong, or just plain wrong. Samuel Medina’s recent review of Frank Lloyd …

Top 10 Technical Apps for Architects

Building upon our Top 10 Apps for Architects, this collection brings together some of the best quality and most valued technical apps for designing, …

Contemporary Loft in London Disguising Its Former Warehouse Function

Provocative in its industrial aesthetic, this London loft showcases an alternative lifestyle filled with contrasting details and a respectful …

Hawkins\Brown Designs Housing Scheme in Rotherhithe

Hawkins\Brown have gained planning permission for a development of 103 new homes in Rotherhithe, South-East London. Consisting of two terraces of …

Social Impact Design IS A Career

The big question on the minds of emerging architects and designers today is how to do meaningful work. As a recent article in Residential Architect …

UX Design

VIDEO: Chicago's Three Tallest Buildings Simultaneously Struck by Lightning

Lightning doesn't strike twice in the same place - or so goes the saying. But if you've ever watched a skyscraper in a storm, you probably know that …

Hypnotizing As The Sea: Sculptural 3D Abyss Table by Duffy London

<b>Christopher Duffy</b> of <b>Duffy London</b> designed the <b>Abyss Table</b>, a conversation piece as much as a functional one. But while the previous works of the …

Amsterdam's Glass Music Hall Faces Demolition, Seeks Home

A mere twenty-five years after its inauguration, the Glass Music Hall at the former Exchange of Berlage in Amsterdam is looking for a new home, where …

Shingle-clad cultural centre by Modostudio offers spectacular mountain views

Italian office Modostudio has completed a shingle-clad building boasting mountain views for a private arts and sciences foundation near Bolzano, …

The Floating House by MOS Architects

MOS Architects designed the Floating House on Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada.<p>Project description<p>The Floating House is the intersection of a vernacular …

Hover House / Bower Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Hover house is a residence in beachside Mt. Martha (Victoria, Australia) re-imagining the single …

Energy Efficiency

Lonac New Mural - Koprivnica, Croatia

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• May 27, 2014<br>• 0<p>Lonac spent the last few days working on this new piece somewhere on the streets of Koprivnica, a city in …

Dan Witz – Interview & Studio Visit – Brooklyn, NYC

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• May 29, 2014<br>• 0<p>Earlier this week I had the pleasure of visiting street artist Dan Witz’s studio and home in Greenpoint, …

Kim Ji-Hoon's Rendered Realism

View Gallery<p>These realistic pencil renderings from an artist by the name of Kim Ji-Hoon are seriously blowing my mind right now. I don't even think …

Lisa Scrimgeour's Bloody Gold

Lisa Scrimgeour is an artist living and working in Scotland. Her work is searingly tactile, a cacophony of violent texture and illustrious …

Alex Queral Carves Faces Into Phonebooks

Taking an ordinary phone book, Alex Queral carves a face into this object of so many faceless names. With the book, a very sharp X-ACTO® knife, a …

ColArt Americas and Juxtapoz Present the Griffin Art Prize USA 2014

ColArt Americas, the leading manufacturer of fine art materials in the word, including Winsor & Newton, Liquitex and Conté á Paris, in conjunction …

Family Fun: Modern Backyard Design for Outdoor Experiences to Come

Mindfulness and relaxation are both part of a balanced life, especially when your backyard design composes a modern background for everyday life. A …

Wood & Brick Add Traditional Design in Luxurious Soho Loft

New York City is famous for being a metropolis for architecture and culture. However, amid all those skyscrapers, there is not a lot of room for …

Benedict Canyon Residence by Griffin Enright Architects

California-based architectural firm Griffin Enright Architects designed the Benedict Canyon Residence.<p>As its name suggests, this single story …