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TinkerBox

Nestled in the woods of Hudson Valley, this house was conceived as a car-lover’s dream retreat. A generously sized garage is the locus of the design, generating space for car storage and maintenance as well as a spacious wine cellar and a furniture workshop. The rectangular form of the house, which …

Barn Loft

Barn Loft The agricultural wing – the barn – of a typical Bregenzerwälder longhouse has been converted into living space. The refined building shell of a wooden construction, deliberately finished without standard interior construction, derives its charm and atmosphere from raw surfaces and the …

Lofts

Stunning homes: An house with healing views

When you look at the view from this home, you can see an endless sandy beach where the sea meets the horizon. Immediately you are taken away from the …

Japanese minimalism meets Victorian bones in London apartment revamp

Clay walls and smoked-oak panelling were the focal point of the project<p>When architect London-based architect Simon Astridge was tasked with renovating this one-bedroom apartment in the English capital, he turned to the Japanese heritage of the clients for inspiration. Located on the top floor of a …

Before and After: This Dynamic Iranian House Has Rooms That Move at the Touch of a Button

Ever want to just move your room to the other side of the house when the sun starts to shine in your window? Maybe it’s early in the morning and you’re trying to sleep, or maybe it’s in the late afternoon and you’re starting to cook alive. One architect has made that dream a reality, with the push …

Glasshouse on stilts by Austin Maynard Architects extends Australian beach shack

Fed up with all the "McMansions" springing up along Australia's Great Ocean Road, Austin Maynard Architects has restored an old beach shack and built …

Camping with Dad Just Got Cooler

A father and son built an off-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.<p>A vision of an archetypal little cabin in the woods—reinterpreted with a contemporary aesthetic and a sustainable footprint—inspired Bill Yudchitz and his son, Daniel, both architects, to put their years-long dedication to the small …

CASA DE LOS SIETE JARDINES

CASA DE LOS SIETE JARDINES<p>SOTOGRANDE, CÁDIZ<p>Es la sierra de Grazalema la que provoca una muralla a los vientos cargados de humedad que proceden del …

This New Wind Turbine Could Power Japan for 50 Years After One Typhoon

The technology marks a big step toward energy independence for Japan, which currently imports 84 percent of its power<p>A typical typhoon produces wind speeds between 98 and 120 m.p.h. and usually leaves behind a trail of destruction. But a Japanese engineer has plans to harness a typhoon’s incredible …

The Process of Making These Rare Traditional Noodles Is Fascinating

These traditional Chinese Suomian noodles have been made in Nanshan Village for over 300 years, and supposedly there are only 300 people left in the …

Weaving

The Moistest Chocolate Mug Cake

Holy bananas, you guys. It has been <b>FOUR YEARS</b> since I first developed this chocolate mug cake recipe. Omg, it seriously feels like just yesterday. …

This stunning $117,000 tiny home can be built in under six weeks

Factory workers build its parts off-site, then they are then shipped and assembled — a process that usually takes anywhere from 10 to 50 weeks.<p>Avava Systems, a startup based in San Francisco, has designed prefab tiny homes, called Britespaces, that can go up even faster. CEO Benjamin Kimmich tells …

Museum Dedicated to Architectural Models Opens in Tokyo

Before an elaborate structure is built, there’s usually an architectural model that comes first. The detail that goes into these scaled-down models …

Modular jet drive helps you or your watercraft power through the water

Bixpy formed in reaction to near-disaster. In 2014, some of the eventual team members found themselves battling fierce winds and currents when …

Boats

Lab accident leads to discovery of battery that lasts 400 times longer

Researchers at UC Irvine may have found a way to design a battery so it doesn’t lose its charge after years of use. The researchers discovered that …

nanowire

What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals invited local designers to build shelters for a …

Cats

Young Gorillas Have Learnt How to Dismantle Poachers' Traps in The Wild

Incredible!<p>Days after a poacher's trap killed a young mountain gorilla in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park in 2012, researchers spotted something …

Science Discovers "Holy Grail" of Fat Loss and Muscle Gain

Researchers have uncovered significant new evidence in the elusive quest to gain muscle while losing fat.

Hiking the Great Sand Dunes of Colorado

Click on the right arrow to begin.<p>ROAD N✍TES<b><br>Editor’s Note:</b>Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes in the San Luis Valley are the tallest dunes in America, …

London Design Studio Creates Custom Modern Furniture for Real Estate Agency

Much-lauded, environmentally conscious, Turner Prize-winning architecture and design studio <b>Assemble</b> has been busy of late. With a gorgeous Brutalism-inspired playground that harks back to its concrete predecessors under their belt, the firm has now finished work on <b>a line of furniture</b> for the …

9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Grad Student Harassment Edition

An astrophysics professor fell in love with his grad student, then fired her for it. Here's that and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

Articles about modern hawaii house built lava flow on Dwell.com - Dwell

Set into the dense tropical foliage of Hawaii’s wildest coast is a house that goes with the flow by welcoming the breeze.<p>Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, …

Bismuth Could Stop Farts From Smelling, If Someone Could Make It Safe

We avoid mercury, arsenic, and lead exposure, but there’s one heavy metal that we gulp down in smaller doses: bismuth. And if it were less toxic, …

Can a Plant Remember? This One Seems to—Here’s the Evidence

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>There’s this plant I’ve heard about that had a really bad afternoon a few years ago. It was in its pot bothering nobody and then, suddenly, it fell. Not once, but 56 times. (I’ll explain in a minute.) But it’s a plant. Things happen to plants, and as far as I …

Botany

Uruguay Is Putting the World's Largest Carbon Emitters to Shame

As the world’s top carbon offenders attempt to one-up each other with commitments in Paris this week, one country is quietly snickering from the …

Articles about six concrete boxes make jaw dropping marthas vineyard home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Despite being set in concrete, an idyllic modular retreat is built to go with the flow.<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Whitney Museum's new home in the Meatpacking district serves up a compelling …

Rival Scientists Cast Doubt Upon Recent Discovery About Invincible Animals

A recent claim that tardigrades got a sixth of their DNA from microbes is starting to unravel.<p>Last Monday, a team from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill published the first ever genome of a tardigrade—a group of endearing microscopic animals with a reputation for being …