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This Airbnb alternative lets you stay in modern homes by top architects around the world

Architecture aficionados take note – a new Airbnb-inspired platform is offering stays in stunning modernist homes around the world. Started by two …

Architecture

Tula House by Patkau Architects

Located on the remote Quadra Island in British Columbia, the Tula House by Patkau Architects is a<p>Located on the remote Quadra Island in British Columbia, the Tula House by Patkau Architects is a spectacularly constructed contemporary residence sitting cliffside 44 feet above the Pacific Ocean. The …

The Inspirations Behind 20 of the Most Well-Known Luxury Brand Logos

As Graphic Designer and Art Director Paul Rand once said, “It is only by association with a product, a service, a business, or a corporation that a …

Modern, Stylish Bags Made From Recycled Bottles

Yep, you read that right. These convertible duffels are not only stylish, but they’re also very, very sustainable.<p>The Hamilton Perkins Collection …

10 Iconic Brutalist Buildings in Latin America

<i>This article was originally published by KatariMag, a blog that explores the history of contemporary culture in its most sophisticated and fresh</i> …

One of the most famous airport terminals in the world is about to become a swanky hotel

The Trans World Airlines Flight Center at JFK International Airport is one of the most famous terminals buildings in the world. With its instantly recognizable lines, the Eero Saarinen designed building has been a New York landmark since 1962.<p>However, with TWA's demise in 2001, the terminal has sat …

Five serene Canadian retreats by Omar Gandhi Architect

Omar Gandhi Architect just completed its latest house, which sits on Nova Scotia's rugged coastline. We've therefore rounded up five of the Canadian …

Nova Scotia

12 high-design wineries across the U.S.

Savor some architecture this fall<p>Fall has officially arrived in the U.S., and for much of the country that means leaf peeping, cool nights, and crisp mornings. It’s also peak grape harvest season at U.S. wineries—and a perfect time to visit a vintner.<p>From the Russian River to the Texas Hill …

Napa Valley

Mid Century Modern Find of the Week: Brazilian Rosewood Sewing Cart with Wicker Basket

This Danish modern sewing cart was designed in an era when many households had sewing machines.<p>Castors allow the user to wheel it over to the …

Ro House: Stunning Series of Covered Terraces Usher in Green Freshness

<i>Pachuca</i> is the largest city of the Mexican state of Hidalgo and is set in a small valley surrounded by picturesque mountains on all sides. It is …

Sagaponack Barn Conversion

With a palette of walnut, steel, and travertine, the Sagaponack Barn Conversion echoes back to its rustic heritage with a modern tone. The building …

Nemo Swivel Chair by Driade

The Driade Nemo Swivel Chair is certain to cause quite a few double takes. And with its swivel base, it can do some of them itself. Molded out of a single piece of polyethylene plastic, this unique chair is modeled on a Greek mask. The back of the seat perfectly captures the classic facial …

Fishing

MAD architects proposes to transform paris' tour montparnasse

<b>following an international competition launched in 2016, MAD architects has now revealed its renovation proposal for the famed parisian skyscraper,</b> …

Bruno Dias adds curving extension based on the golden ratio to historic Portuguese house

Bruno Dias Arquitectura has renovated a traditional house in the Portuguese town of Ansião, and added a contrastingly modern extension that curves …

The Sleeve House

New York<p>This truly unique, hyper-contemporary, 3-BR/2.5-BA, 2,500 sf, all-season weekend home, is located in Taghkanic & sited on nearly 15 acres of open, rolling meadows, a setting that affords privacy, as well as dramatic valley & mountain views. As enigmatic as it is practical, the structure has …

Architects Transform Grain Silos into Africa’s Largest Art Museum

At 100,000 square feet, the Zeitz MOCAA is set to be the largest museum to open on the African continent in more than a hundred years. This landmark museum, which will exhibit contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, is more than deserving of a grand architectural monument to house the …