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Dads everywhere get honored in this beautiful watercolor series

From dad bods to dad jokes, fatherhood is a beautiful thing.<p>It's something that Snezhana Soosh wanted to honor in a series of lovely watercolor …

The Barbarian Group's crazy 4,400-sq-ft desk puts your work surface to shame

1/10<p>The Barbarian Group Office by Clive Wilkinson Architects<p>What does your desk look like? Chances are that it pales in comparison to The Barbarian …

Employment

The World's Wildest Travel Accommodations

Make your next trip something truly out of the ordinary with this roundup of offbeat travel accommodations, including tepees in Texas and tree houses in Sweden.<p>El Cosmico, a quirky campground in the desert of Marfa, Texas, offers a choice of eccentric accommodations. The Sioux-style tepees—22 feet …

National Parks

Remote House is a sustainable modular home that can be anchored anywhere in the world

Located 100 miles away from Chile's capital Santiago sits Casa Remota (Remote House), a beautiful prefab residence that can be constructed in hours …

Sustainable Development Goals

Earlier this week, the UN agreed on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will frame its policies and agenda over the next 15 years. What …

Kengo Kuma Designs Cultural Village for Portland Japanese Garden

Plans have been unveiled for Kengo Kuma's first public commission in the US. The Portland Japanese Garden has commissioned Kuma to design a new …

A Bright Future For Sustainable Energy Technologies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Renewable energy (RE) technologies are receiving increasing attention in the Gulf region, showcasing the gas- and oil-rich GCC countries’ …

Renewable Energy

Could Algae Be the Future of Renewable Energy?

As the scourge of ponds and swimming holes everywhere, algae frequently get a bad rep. These little green pests, however, play a very vital role in …

Renewable Energy

Take a Look At a Knockout Modernist Retreat on Long Island

Featured in <b>Luxe Interiors + Design</b> magazine's Summer 2015 issue, this dreamy, timber-clad Long Island retreat is the work of local firm Narofsky Architecture. For the clients, a bespoke clothier and his wife, the 1960s split-level house they called home was no longer cutting it, and so they sought …

Atlanta Architect Advocates for City Pride, New Approaches

Atlantans often decry mediocre architecture and planning practices in the city, chalking up the chaos to the fact that "it's just Atlanta." But is it time to stop making excuses for our city and instead think about how we can make things a bit better? One local architect, <b>Brian Ward, AIA</b> — Director …

Architect Victor Vasilev Creates Invisible Bathroom Sink

Milan-based, Bulgarian designer Victor Vasilev’s Kub basin is a feat of intelligent and minimalist design. Free of any extraneous materials, the sink …

6 Smart Ways to Optimize Awkward Corner Spaces

Corners often go neglected, but they are invaluable when you have a smaller space. The interior designers at Laurel & Wolf have crafted this guide to help you navigate those tricky spaces.<p>Off the Floor, onto the Walls<p>Floating corner shelves are the perfect solution for a corner that may already be …

Habitat III is all about cities. The UN should give them a seat at the table

Habitat III will be the UN’s first urbanisation conference in 20 years – and some countries are trying to prevent cities from participating. Yet from the global economy to climate change, cities offer our best hope for solutions<p>UN conferences on urbanisation occur just once every 20 years. The …

Smart Cities

10 Unmatchable Designers Who Know How to Go Bold

Their styles may differ, but these rising design stars have one thing in common: a fearless approach to decor.<p>Their styles may differ, but these rising design stars (all celebrated as Next Wavers!) have one thing in common: a fearless approach to decor.

Heatherwick's gorgeous green-roofed Maggie's center makes a whole building out of a garden

Thomas Heatherwick Studio has been granted permission to build the new Maggie's cancer care center in Yorkshire, England. New images show a …

7 “Cool” Architects Redesign The Iconic Series 7 Chair

Zaha Hadid, Bjarke Ingels, Snøhetta, and more redesign Arne Jacobsen’s best known design.<p>The Model 3107 Chair–known more often by its official nickname, the Series 7–might very well be the most popular designer chair in the world. Inspired by Charles & Ray Eames’ work with moulded plywood, over 55 …

Bjarke Ingels

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Web Traffic

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

21 Ways Architects Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

<i>In their day-to-day work, architects face a lot of distractions and challenges: managing clients, collaborators and contractors; keeping up to date</i> …

Project Management

Articles about welcome hut on Dwell.com - Dwell

Thank you for joining Dwell. We’re a community of architecture and design lovers.<p>Prefab design has had its ups and downs over the last year or so, but a challenged housing market hasn't stopped creative...<p>Blockstack Inc cofounder Muneeb Ali introduces his new web browser, which eliminates internet …

Architecture

How to Pull Off a Minimalist Look Without Sacrificing Your Style

There are many advantages to adopting a more minimalist agenda for your home’s style, and your Dustbuster is not the only thing that will love you …

Minimalism

Articles about 5 ways use wood kitchen on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to …

Kitchens