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They restored a famous architect’s first house. What happens when he comes to visit?

In 1960, when he was an unknown 31-year-old architect, Hugh Newell Jacobsen designed his first house on the edges of Cabin John Park in Bethesda, a mid-century modern residence tucked into the hillside, with expanses of windows overlooking forested land.<p>Fifty-seven years later, Jacobsen, who became …

Living Rooms

Lachance House

Mixing rustic materials and modern design, the Lachance House reimagines the local architecture of Quebec's Eastern Townships. The exterior's …

Novak Djokovic Purchased a Renzo Piano-Designed Apartment in Miami

The 12-time Grand Slam champion will be relaxing by the beach<p>Though tennis pro Novak Djokovic was forced to withdraw from the Miami Open after an elbow injury, he is still finding a new home there. The Serbian athlete recently purchased a unit in a Renzo Piano-designed building in Miami Beach, with …

Miami Beach

schemata architects camper store tokyo

<b>schemata architects have devised a flexible grid system for camper together shop in tokyo.</b> situated inside the shin marunouchi building in the …

Place Saint George

Located in Paris' iconic circular square, the Place Saint George is a company office space with a residential atmosphere. Traditional moldings and a …

Stephen Hawking: Donald Trump Appeals to ‘Lowest Common Denominator’

LONDON — Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said Tuesday that the popularity of Donald Trump is beyond even his understanding.<p>The author of “A Brief History of Time” was asked in an interview whether his knowledge of the universe meant he could explain the presumptive Republican nominee's appeal.<p>…

Only 15 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Smoke, CDC Finds

Health news<p>The nation seems to be kicking its smoking habit faster than ever before.<p>The rate of smoking among adults in the U.S. fell to 15 percent last year thanks to the biggest one-year decline in more than 20 years, according to a new government report.<p>The rate fell 2 percentage points from …

Public Health

Ilan Pappe: Israel Is the Last Remaining, Active Settler-Colonialist Project

Take the collective image that Israel constructs about the Palestinian and ask yourself if that is not actually a very good description of Zionism …

Flowing Building Installation Featuring Transluscent Strips

During the <i>Milan Design Week</i>, exhibition <i>Open Borders</i> of INTERNI gathers this year a series of interactive installations and macro/micro objects that …

After going viral, this unbelievable cliffside home is becoming a reality

It’s official: the beautiful and bizarre house-in-a-cliff known as Casa Brutale is actually being built. We reported last July on this crazy concrete …

Luxurious Apartment Building in NYC Marries Industrial Past with Opulent Future!

There is no denying the fact that the popularity of industrial style (which shaped much of New York’s current hottest housing hubs a good century …

The Glorious Courtyards Of Budapest, Photographed From Below

Any architectural tour of Europe has to include a trip to Budapest’s Great Boulevard–or Nagykörút–built in 1896 to celebrate Hungary’s 1,000th anniversary as a country. The Great Boulevard’s spectacular reputation is owed, at least in part, to the beauty of the 100-plus-year-old apartment …

Landscape Architecture by Shades of Green

Landscape Architecture, is a term that describes exactly what Shades of Green does. They have a wonderful diversity of projects, you will find much …

Subtracted House / Seinfeld Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The uprooting from family relationships results being a common condition of contemporary life, losing …

'What were they thinking?': your favourite demolished buildings

Which city structures should have been saved from the wrecking ball? After our selection of lost gems, you shared your own suggestions and memories – from Delhi’s Hall of Nations to Birmingham’s Central Library<p>No-one can beat Brussels for the indiscriminate demolition of some architectural gems. So …

The Outermost House: A Norwegian Island Retreat

Designed in 2012 by Kolman Boye architects, Summerhouse Nauste is set in the unspoiled seaside landscape of Vega in the Norwegian archipelago, not …

Dining Rooms

Inside Baseball Star Alex Rodriguez’s Midcentury-Inspired Miami Home

The Yankees slugger talks about how his daughters influenced the design process and expounds on a few of his favorite things<p>Talk about a family man. When Alex Rodriguez began building a new home in Miami, the first people he consulted were his daughters, Natasha and Ella. “Traveling as much as I …

Alex Rodriguez

Vibrant & Colorful Architecture Photography

Paul Eis est un berlinois âgé de 18 ans qui se passionne pour l’architecture moderne et atypique. Sur son compte Instagram, sur lequel il se surnomme</i> …

House MR / 236 Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The plot has about 1500.00m2, oriented South West, surrounded by densely wooded gardens, in a …

rocker lange architects links apartment renovation to hong kong's landscape

<b>rocker lange architects links apartment renovation to hong kong’s landscape</b><br>(above) living room towards kitchen<br>all images courtesy of rocker lange …

The New Dior Shop In Miami is shining in curved panels designed by Barbarito Bancel Architectes

<b>French luxury brand Dior commissioned French-based architecture firm Barbarito Bancel Architectes to design a new boutique of Dior in the Miami</b> …

Dior Miami Facade / Barbaritobancel Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Several Ideas, one intention.<p>The principal stake of the project is to design a building to Dior’s …

Landscape Architecture

We experience “soft fascination” with nature when we sit on a park bench and let our mind wander, taking in the trees and flowers, noticing birds and …

Santiago Calatrava selected to design UAE Pavilion for Dubai Expo 2020

Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been chosen to create the United Arab Emirates' national pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020, with a design …

A Black Zinc House Overlooking New Zealand’s Southern Alps

New Zealand studio Architects’ Creative designed ‘Ophir‘, a hillside dwelling in Christchurch constructed from black zinc, rough concrete and cedar …

London Design Festival announces installations for 2016

<b>London Design Festival 2016</b>: Benjamin Hubert, Alison Brooks and dRMM are among the architects and designers that will create installations for this …

Massive music centre by Allied Works scheduled to open later this year in Calgary

US studio Allied Works Architecture is nearing completion of a massive new home for the National Music Centre of Canada.<p>Encompassing 160,000 square …

East Village

Rawdon chalet: Getting away from it all

A contemporary lakeside home in the foothills of the Laurentians celebrates traditional cottage design and the unspoiled countryside.<p>Known as Chalet …