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Articles about 5 contemporary designs use wooden shingles on - Dwell

WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.<p>This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete …


Chicago Architecture Biennial to bring ministructures along the lakefront

In the grand sweep of Chicago's lakefront, a little kiosk may not seem like much.<p>But Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the organizers of the upcoming Chicago Architecture Biennial can cite a telling counterexample: the Lincoln Park Chess Pavilion, where chess players match wits on boards beneath a winglike …

The Most Beautiful Ice Cream Shops in the World

<i>By Lindsey Mather, Architectural Digest.</i><p>Thoughtful design makes these ice cream parlors--from New York to Tokyo--all the sweeter<p><i>(photo: courtesy of Morgenstern's)</i><p><b>Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream in Manhattan</b>, designed by owner Nicholas Morgenstern, is just 600 square feet, so every detail counts. …

Ice Cream

Photos: An abandoned Chinese village has been reclaimed by nature

The abandoned village of Houtouwan, a fishing village east of Shanghai on the island of Shengshan, was once home to over 2,000 fisherman and their families. Throughout the 1900s, families left the island for opportunities offered by mainland cities, and by 1994 Houtouwan was empty. Today, hundreds …


The Responsibility of Architects

<i>What is the obligation of designers when tragedy strikes their work?</i><p><i>Amy Schumer, Rafael Viñoly, Zaha Hadid, Bob Berkebile.</i><p>On July 23, John Russell Houser entered The Grand 16 theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, and shot a dozen people, killing two and injuring at least nine others, before shooting …

Gun Control

A Slick Architectural Model Kit With Infinite Components

With Arckit, architects and budding designers can easily construct a to scale model of their designs.<p>Architect Damien Murtagh has always made physical models of his buildings to present to clients. But when the recession hit in 2008, creating disposable models to use only once or twice became too …

New Jersey

11 of the best new hotels in the world


A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …


Superhouses: the allure of fantasy homes where money is no object

When Karen McCartney first stumbled across the title Superhouse for her new coffee table book, she worried it might sound a bit “flash, moneyed – vulgar even.”<p>Then again, perhaps that is part of its appeal. Superhouseis unabashed property porn. Houses are photographed in luscious detail, ranging …


The World's First 3D Printed Room is a Mind-Boggling Baroque Interior

1/7<p>Michael Hansmeyer 3d printed room<p>3D printing has shaken up the worlds of medicine and design, and now it's architecture’s time to shine. Michael …

3D Printing