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Disney announces a Westworld-like, fully immersive Star Wars resort

Holy sh—<p>If you were excited for Star Wars Land, now officially called Galaxy’s Edge, Disney’s theme park division has an announcement for you.<p>Disney confirmed today it is working on a fully immersive Star Wars experience for visitors to walk around, eat, drink and sleep in. It’s a hotel, one that …

Enchanting 1880s Italianate home asks $265K

It’s located in Carthage, Missouri<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Carthage, Missouri<p><b>Price:</b> $265,000<p>This picture-perfect Italianate mansion in …

Classic 1800s waterfront home includes boathouse for $1.9M

With ties to Essex’s maritime history<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Essex, Connecticut<p><b>Price:</b> $1,985,000<p>Built in 1803, the Asahel Pratt …

116-year-old Sunset Park home with in-ground pool asks $1.52M

Check out homes for sale in Bed-Stuy, Park Slope, Red Hook, and more<p><i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Brooklyn Townhouse Roundup</i><i>, where we—you guessed it—take a look at the most notable Brooklyn townhouses on the market. Got tips?</i> <i>Send 'em here</i><i>.</i><p>↑This lovely turn-of-the-century townhouse in Sunset Park is asking $1.52 …

6 of the Best Cathedrals in Italy Photos

With religious roots as old as modern civilization, it’s no wonder Italy is home to any number of awe-inspiring cathedrals and basilicas. Constructed by some of history’s most admired architects, accentuated by world-renowned sculptures, frescoes, and paintings, and backed by leaders ranging from …

Big, bold and beautiful: The world's best new tall buildings

The CTBUH Tall Building Awards is split into four categories: the Americas, Asia & Australasia, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.<p>Shanghai Tower – …

Skyscrapers

No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson Proposed a New Kind of Government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

OPA finds backer for cliffside residence sunken into Lebanese mountain

Open Platform for Architecture is moving forward with plans to build a subterranean residence that will slice into a mountain near Beirut and feature …

For Sale: Spectacular 17,000-sq.-ft. Toronto mansion, complete with its own concert hall — just $19.5M

Sotheby's International RealtyIf you’re looking to upgrade your living space, why not go all the way? “Integral House” — a 17,000-sq.-ft. …

Real Estate

Architecture Ranked as 10th Best Entry-Level Job out of 109 Professions

Architects are famously cynical about the long hours and over-education required for what can be a thankless career. But in a recent study conducted …

6 Historic Southern Homes for Sale Right Now

From Georgia to Alabama<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between roundups of historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>Two weeks ago, we looked at adobe homes in the southwest, which today bear the influence of Spanish …

Top 10 industrial-chic hotels and hostels

If you’re a fan of the raw concrete and exposed brick aesthetic, book into one of these converted factories or offices where the design is bare, bold and beautiful<p>10 of the best industrial-chic spaces<p>Sekeping Kong Heng, Ipoh, Malaysia<p>With beds made from wire fencing (don’t worry, the mattresses on …

The half-built relics of nixed Toronto skyscrapers

In 1914, John Eaton, the third son of retail magnate Timothy Eaton, began preparing plans for a massive expansion of his family’s empire.Aged 38, …

Skyscrapers

Pristine example of Gilded Age architecture hits market at $7.9 million in SF

In 1895, a successful San Francisco businessman purchased a vacant corner lot fronting Alta Plaza Park in Pacific Heights for $10.<p>Irving Murry Scott, who made his fortune working for Union Iron Works, commissioned local architect Earnest Coxhead to grace this charmed spot with a grand estate for …

You can now contribute to real-world science by playing Eve Online

As gamers, we’re always told that partaking in this hobby of ours is a waste of time and doesn’t help anyone. Now, we can prove naysayers wrong by …

2. Damascus Steel - Carbon Nanotubes

If somebody said the words "carbon nanotubes", "superplastic" and "microalloy" to you, you'd probably picture a high tech lab somewhere, probably …

SpaceX Spaceport In Texas Gets FAA Go-Ahead

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration this week gave SpaceX permission to launch its Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy spacecraft from a private site in Cameron County, Texas.<p>While the space company still needs approvals from local agencies before it can begin building a spaceport, the FAA decision is a …

UK Falklands military exercises 'provoke' Argentina

<b>Argentina has accused the UK of provocation over plans to hold military exercises in the Falkland Islands.</b><p>It said drills by British forces would include missile launches and were part of a "pattern" of "hostile acts".<p>The British ambassador in Buenos Aires has been summoned by Argentina's deputy …