Mila van Leeuwen

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Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

Design

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

Elle and Logan: the best films out now in the UK

A bold exploration of sexual assault, and a fitting swansong for Hugh Jackman’s adamantium ’ardman<p>Elle (18)<br>(Paul Verhoeven, 2016, Fra/Ger/Bel) 131 mins<p>A masked man breaks into Isabelle Huppert’s house and violently rapes her… and she does very little about it. That’s not how it usually works in the …

Skull Island

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Design

This Mirror-Covered Ranch House Acts Like A Giant Kaleidoscope

The ranch house is a victim of its own success. Once an emblem of a pioneering style of distinctly West Coast living that embraced the natural landscape, it’s now the poster child of the generic suburban sprawl that gobbled up acre after acre in California. In a new site-specific installation, …

This Video Of A 3-D Printer Building A House Is Bizarrely Mesmerizing

We already knew that the wonders of 3-D printing could produce jewelry, shoes, and even makeup. But now, for the first time ever, it's possible to …

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

Whales

Family renovates century-old barn into stunning modern home in Washington state

If barn living never appealed to you before, this renovated farmhouse in Washington may be what it takes to change your mind. Seattle-based MW Works …

Architecture

Modular Cube Unit Fully-Equipped For Micro Apartments

For designer Nils Holger Moormann, the Kammerspiel project was the largest piece ever constructed as well as a big success. To better understand what …

Small Spaces

12 of the Best Bars in Amsterdam

Quench your thirst in the city that invented Heineken.<p>Hop on a bike in Amsterdam and pedal in any direction, and you’ll probably wind up at a bar. There are over a thousand of them, tucked into cozy streets, floating on canals, and overflowing into alleyways, each one serving your favorite adult …

Alcohol