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How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Woodworking

Piece of Art by the IT Architectural Painter Hany Michael

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Social Media

Exposing Puma Punku: 50 Fantastic Statistics About The Mysterious Ancient Ruins

One of the most mysterious historical web sites composed of supermassive megaliths and stones that look like worked with laser-like tools was built …

Archaeology

Arabic Inscription of Palermo Cathedral

Why a column on the entrance is inscribed with a verse from the Quran is one of Sicily's many mysteries.<p>Since its initial completion in the 12th …

Italy

Winning Concepts for Zoo of the 21st Century Competition Announced

Archstorming have announced the winning projects of "Coexist: Rethinking Zoos," their recent competition to design a concept for the zoo of the 21st …

Architecture

How Jean-Michel Basquiat became the vandal who defied the odds

Jean-Michel Basquiat reigned as the quintessential 1980s art star. Topped with a tangle of dreadlocks and draped in Commes de Garçon finery, he …

Fine Art

Viking Runes at Hagia Sophia

A small etching on the white marble parapet was written in runic script by a Viking mercenary.<p>On a balmy Thracian Sunday some 1,100 years ago, during …

Archaeology

Ancient Rome’s Collapse Is Written Into Arctic Ice

Scientists can finally track the civilization’s economic booms and recessions—thanks to the exhaust of its massive coin-making operation, preserved for centuries in Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>On March 15, some time ago, several dozen famous politicians—sturdy men, duly elected senators who claimed to …

Ancient History

Rammed Earth Construction: 15 Exemplary Projects

This week, we're highlighting a selection of the best images of projects built using rammed earth. These 15 works show the attractive aesthetic …

Architecture

China’s Last Cave Dwellers Fight to Keep Their Underground Homes

GEBENG, China — When armed bandits prowled this remote, mountainous stretch of the southwestern province of Guizhou in the chaotic years before the founding of modern China, the ethnic Miao villagers hid in the region’s enormous caves.<p>And there they have remained, even after China was united under …

China

$5 a year for Photoshop? Yes, as Adobe slashes education pricing

Adobe's full suite of software, which also includes Illustrator and Premiere Pro, plunges from its previous price of $240 a year for kids in K-12.<p>You may think of Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects as expensive professional tools for photographers and video editors, but Adobe Systems wants …

Adobe

An Informative Animated Timelapse Mapping European Rulers From 400 BC Through Present Day

YouTube mapmaker Cottereau has created a really informative animated timelapse that plots every European ruler throughout every era from 400 BC …

Time-lapse Photography

A journey through perspective pictures with M.C. Escher

Known for his perspective pictures and geometric lithographs, M.C. Escher is one of the best known graphic artists of the 20th century. His work is …

Art

5 expert tips for stunning detail in landscape photos

How do you make a mountain appear as large to the viewer as it does to you? How do you get rid of noise in your nightscape images? How can you get …

@brutsinlego features tiny brutalist structures built in LEGO by father, son and daughter

Brutalism is having quite the moment right now. What was once seen as the architecture of the lower class, has today, become the proud badge of …

A Crank-Powered LEGO Aquarium With Fish That Swim

This is the very cleverly designed LEGO Clockwork Aquarium built by LEGO fan Mark Smiley. When you turn the crank, the fish swim around, a crab …

Lego

13 Beautiful Barns from Around the World

This week we present a selection of the best photographs of barns, both still in use and converted for residential use, that we have previously …

City DNA

After Piet Mondrian moved to New York in 1940, his work became influenced by Manhattan’s grid system, particularly expressed in Broadway Boogie …

Art

The First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Looks Like It Broke Off An Alien Mothership

The plan to 3D-print a bridge in mid-air was always bonkers. How could a technology best known for creating flimsy prototypes and personalised action …

How Architectural Drawing—In All Its Forms—Can Help Us See the World Anew

What do architectural drawings do? Convey visual information about the design of buildings. This much is certain. They do much else besides. They can …

The Met Museum Rolls Out Over 500 Free Art Books You Can Download & Print

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images via The Metropolitan Museum of Art<br>As well as releasing more than 400,000 artworks for personal and …

Museums

The History of LEGO in the 1980s

LEGO is a lot older than we remember. The first LEGO brick (as we know it) appeared in 1958, but the company itself is much older -- it earned its …

Lego

A cute castle by the cute sea

Microscale castles are ever-present and always pleasant to look at, but often the width of LEGO bricks works best for minifig-scaled castle walls, …

Lego

How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

There are many ways to change the color of an object in Photoshop, but in certain instances, these methods fall short of accomplishing your goal. …

Alarming Juxtapositions of Human and Natural Elements in Sculptures by Kate MacDowell | Colossal

<p>Portland-based artist Kate MacDowell (previously) continues to construct discomfiting combinations of human and wildlife elements in her porcelain …

U-2 Spy Plane Pilot Captures Stunning Up-Close Photos of Northern Lights

Many photographers are enchanted by the colorful glow of the Northern Lights, but no one has ever photographed them quite like Ross Franquemont. Based out of the Beale Air Force Base in California, Franquemont is a U-2 pilot and instructor with a passion for photography. On a recent overseas …

Lessons From Europe's Densest Neighborhoods

Examine the densest areas in each country and you’ll find some striking trends: Many were built in the same era for the same reasons, but their current popularity is a far cry from where they began.<p>In the sprawl of a contemporary North American city, it can be tempting to envy urban Europe for its …

Urbanism

Renowned Design Mentor’s Personal Résumé Template Is Now Free-To-Download

Image via The Futur<br>Chris Do, Executive Creative Director at Blind and renowned design mentor at The Futur, has made the template of his personal …

Employment

Animated GIFs ‘Reconstruct’ Famous Ancient Ruins Around the World

Incredible ancient wonders like The Parthenon in Athens and Egypt's Luxor Temple are reminders of the glories of past cultures. But often, it can be difficult to imagine how these architectural masterpieces looked in their heyday. Now, thanks to a collaboration with Expedia, NeoMam and This is …

New Architectural Sculptures by David Moreno Appear As Three Dimensional Drawings

13 days ago - By Colossal<p>Spanish sculptor David Moreno continues to blur the lines between two and three dimensions with his architectural artworks. …