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Expert Advice: Architects’ Top Tricks for Creating a European-Inspired Interior

We know—Europe is big, and a European “look” doesn’t mean one thing at all. Still, romantic notions of European decor continue to inspire.<p>Short of …

Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Actually Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it …

Architecture

The Real Story Behind Brutalism

Phaidon’s new book This Brutal World is a photographic ode to one of the most polarizing modern architectural movements.<p>“It’s hard to love a brute,” mused the podcast <i>99Percent Invisible</i> in an episode that aired last year. The sentiment certainly rings true as Brutalist buildings are among the most …

Architecture

The House for Contemporary Art by Ryumei Fujiki + Yukiko Sato

This is an award-winning project designed by Ryumei Fujiki and Yukiko Sato who are famous for “Aqua-scape” and “Artificial Topography”. It has been …

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

Setup

25 works shortlisted for the European Prize for Urban Public Space 2016

Ring of Memory: International Memorial of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette Ablain-Saint-Nazaire (France), 2014.<p>The International Jury of the 9th <b>European Prize</b> …

Architecture

10 Stunning Modernist Homes That Melt Into The Landscape

The only things more incredible than these beautifully designed houses are their epic surroundings.<p>Architectural photographer James Silverman has traveled all over the world to capture the most stunning examples of modern homes. In his new book, <i>Infinite Space</i>, he focuses on beautifully designed …

Architecture

People in glass houses: The best uses of glass in architecture

S-House – Yuusuke Karasawa<p>S-House, by Japanese architect Yuusuke Karasawa, offers a take on the glass house that requires a very outgoing person. …

DIY Outdoor Wood Bench

(Image credit: DIY Candy)<p>This is a little labor intensive, but the result is beautiful. If you're interested in a bit of a challenge and want to …

Woodworking

Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden - Quiet Corner

DIY Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden<p>With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and …

6 buildings that were designed to save humanity from itself

To this day, the human cost of the disaster is still unknown, with estimates that in their lifetimes, anywhere between 4,000 and 200,000 people will be affected by cancers attributable to the incident. Along with the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster of 2011, the Chernobyl Disaster is one of only two …

Chicago River

Articles about house steel on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Donald Wexler was thinking prefab long before prefab was popular.<p>With a nod to the Burgh’s industrial heritage, and an eye toward the new, Jeff Walz replaced an aging farmhouse with a chic steel...<p>With a new skeleton, a brick house on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., gets an …

Northern California

DIY- Raised Beds for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

We made three 8×3 raised beds from pressure-treated wood. Pressure-Treated is cheap, easy to use but conflicting info about it’s use for food …

Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets Made from Plumbing Parts

Cyberpunk meets the sink: DIY faucets fashioned from plumbing parts have been cropping up all over. We’ve been taking note—and considering asking our …

Kitchens

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

This House Is Made From Cardboard

Welcome to the Wikkelhouse, a building that’s made not from concrete, brick or wood—but cardboard.<p>The building is made from a series of modular …

Architects Recycle Found Doors and Windows to Form Faade of a Collage House

Mumbai-based S+PS Architects have created a residence that pieces together eclectic, recycled materials to form a cohesive whole. Mimicking the speckled and incongruous Indian city, the building makes an unusual statement where it stands patched together from an array of found and re-used elements. …

Architecture

DIY Vertical PVC Planter - Quiet Corner

DIY Vertical PVC Planter – Space Saver for Your Garden<p>Here’s the perfect solution for anyone dreaming of a gorgeous garden but with little space to …

Making a Water Garden

Bring an exotic touch to your patio, water garden, deck, or yard by making a small water garden in a tub.<p>Use a plastic or glazed ceramic container or …

Pininfarina Introduces the Home of the Future

The luxury Italian car designer is branching into interiors.<p>590<p>SHARES<p>Pininfarina is best known for designing fast cars with sleek, modern looks. The …

DIY - Easy Stone Path for Your Garden - Quiet Corner

Having a <b>nice stone path in your garden</b> can make a big difference. It is the first thing you see before entering a garden and can raise big …

MGARK, MICHELE GAMBATO ARCHITETTO - Project - THE STUDIO FLAT

This studio flat of 24m2 is located in Padua, in the historical Ghetto, in a dense urban tissue, on the top floor of an old building. It is a perfect …

10 DIY Outdoor Swings That'll Make Warm Nights Even Better

Boho Chic

Photos: These 1970s brutalist buildings in Serbia look like Star Wars spaceships

Mirko Nahmijas has lived in Belgrade his whole life, but looking through the lens of his Canon 6Dhas helped him see the futuristic buildings looming over his city with new eyes.<p>“When you’re born here you never appreciate it,” he says. “You never notice the buildings.”<p>Nahmijas started shooting …

Serbia

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

Landscaping

The Cubist House / Moussafir Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Designed for a Paris-based family with two children, the Cubist House is located in a courtyard that …

Architecture