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Stunning home in California wine country opens up to the outdoors

Feldman Architecture‘s beautiful House in Healdsburg embraces the outdoors with large pivoting walls that blur the boundaries between inside and out. …

11 Houses With Incredible Cantilevers

Cantilevers, structures that protrude from a building without the need for supports, are highly popular not only for their dramatic aesthetic effect, …

Architecture

Office of Architecture includes rooftop bedroom suite in Brooklyn row house overhaul

Brooklyn-based Office of Architecture has completely gutted and expanded a local row house for an architect, jewellery designer and their two …

Architecture

An amazing home carved out of a former reservoir

This eye-catching home just outside the pretty Devon town of Sidmouth is a genuine one-off.<p>It’s not every day we see a house built in a former …

This 10-Kilometer Porsche Will Sell for Over $2 Million on Saturday

First things first, it should be said that this car is still covered in the original Cosmoline, a rust protectant that makes the car look dirty. It’s …

Spied! BMW Z4 Successor Shows Off Interior

Will be powered by new family of engines<p>Our spy photographers have caught the upcoming BMW Z4 successor testing with its interior uncovered.<p>Like the newest BMW models, the roadster will feature a similar interior design with the latest iDrive system featuring a freestanding touchscreen. An updated …

HA's vietnamese 'less house' combines compact urban living with the serenity of nature

<b>vietnam-based architecture firm HA (human architecture) presents its latest green and cozy ‘less house’ townhouse in ho chi minh city.</b> with dedicated …

Tree House Hotel in China by Bengo Studio

The Qiyunshan tree house hotel by Shanghai based architecture practice Bengo Studio consists of several timber volumes that have been stacked around …

False Bay Writer's Cabin

Whether it's sunny or snowy, Washington's San Juan Islands are almost always windy. This fact plays into the design of False Bay Writer's Cabin. …

Jenga Architecture of Montreal!

This Brutalist building looks like an urban Brazilian <i>favela</i> with the way it spreads all over the place creating a 3D landscape of buildings. Designed …

Canadian Government

This Color-Changing Art Puts Black Light Posters to Shame

Raise your hand if the phrase "glow in the dark" instantly transports you back to the bedroom of your youth. Well, if you're too ashamed to admit …

Old Orchard / Blaze Makoid Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> One year after purchasing Old Orchard, a 10,000 square foot modern spec house, the homeowners brought on …

Art Port

Water Mill, New York<p>Art Port is a free standing pavilion created for an art dealer as an addition to an existing house. It creates an arrival sequence for the homeowners and their guests. Formed from a single flat roof that rests on two solid volumes, it is separated from the main residence by a …

West Elm Reinvents Its Office–And Itself

West Elm’s new HQ signals the company’s ambitions to evolve from residential retailer into design behemoth.<p>West Elm’s new office in a converted warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront looks, in a word, Brooklyn. Exposed wood beams? Check. Polished concrete floors? Yes. Brick walls? Of course. Swanky …

Infiniti just introduced a breakthrough new engine — and it doesn't have anything to do with electric cars

It's called the VC-Turbo, and it's important.<p>The world is busy these days thinking about an electric-car future, but the vast majority of the vehicles on the road are powered by internal combustion engines and will be for decades.<p>And before you start thinking that IC engines are yesterday's dirty …

8 creative walls you'll want in your home

Walls are a permanent and unavoidable fixture in any home, so why not make the most of them? For some homeowners, a simple coat of paint just won't …

Modern materials add a retro touch to the Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition

We chat with Barb Whalen, Ford chief designer for colors and materials, about NASA, Alcantara and other unexpected inspirations for this $400,000 supercar.<p>For those with a passion for racing legends, you can now order a Ford GT '66 Heritage Edition, its design paying homage to the GT40 MkII podium …

This $335,000 Italian Beauty Is The World's Most Expensive Motorcycle

353<p>SHARES<p>Late motorcycle designer Massimo Tamburini was responsible for some all-time classic designs, such as the revolutionary all-enclosed Ducati …

Toyota Chief Engineer Wants Supra Name for Joint Sports Car

Says BMW partnership is "going well"<p>There’s no question Toyota is jointly developing a new sports car with BMW. There is some uncertainty, however, about what it will be called. Many would like to see the Toyota Supra name return to the lineup, including Toyota’s own chief engineer Tetsuya Tada.<p>In …

all-electric, three-wheel morgan EV3 combines the best of british fashion and automotive engineering

<b><br>electric, 3-wheel morgan 1909 edition EV3 combines best of british fashion + automotive engineering</b><p><b><br>british luxury event, salon privé, announces the</b> …

Clarkson, Hammond, and May's Traveling Tent for The Grand Tour Is Ridiculous

Now it's onto the next location.<p>If you're anxiously awaiting the launch of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May's new car show <i>The Grand Tour</i> like we are, then we have great news. The first episode has just finished filming in South Africa.<p>But that's not the only good news. The team has …

Recycling plan: 2A Design creates a rural home out of shipping containers

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Design

These omni-directional car wheels are basically witchcraft

Ever seen a car pivot in place before, without the use of wheel dollies?<p>Normally, if you need to rotate a car in a small space, you get a set of wheel dollies that pick the car up off the ground, using very little human effort. But what if your car could do that on its own, without additional bits …

Aston Martin Unveils Insane Vantage GT12 Roadster

A one-off product from Aston's bespoke Q division<p>When we saw the Aston Martin GT12 last year, we thought the British carmaker really couldn’t make it any more bonkers than it already was. Well, at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, we were proven wrong with the reveal of the special Vantage …

SS3 House / Seshan Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A new built, 4600 sqft built up bungalow on an aprox 7400 sqft land in SS3, one of the bigger …

Koenigsegg Is Developing a 1.6-Liter Four-Cylinder With 400 Horsepower

Don't expect to see it in the next Agera, though.<p>While Christian von Koenigsegg and his company are busy redefining supercars, they're also hard at work developing innovative tech for the cars normal people drive every day. Koenigsegg subsidiary Freevalve is developing camless engines, one of which …

The Pagani Huayra Pearl Is a Gorgeous One-of-A-Kind Supercar

969<p>SHARES<p>It may seem impossible, but Italian supercar maker Pagani found a way to make its incredible Huayra dream machine even more stunningly …

Get acquainted with the world's sexiest homes: 100 Contemporary Houses invites you to explore innovative architectural designs

"The house is intimately related to the idea of shelter,” says Swiss architect Mario Botta. “A cave carved out of the rock is like a mother’s womb. …