Alvar Huhtanen

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Luxurious Modern Family Home With Lots of Outdoor Living

Located in Guimarães, Portugal, the L23 House, designed by Pitágoras Arquitectos, is a single family home with a beautiful dark facade made up of …

Living Rooms

How to Design a Happier City

The Top Sustainable Cities Stories of 2013 | Smart Cities Dive

It was a year of <b>worsening news</b> on both the climate front and global political efforts to reach agreement on curbing climate change; but of <b>great</b> …

The coolest pictures you will see all day. Place Hacking with Photographer Bradley Garrett. More pictures on the site: http://bit.ly/1hlKLZP

Articles about 8 striking designs wisconsin on Dwell.com - Dwell

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative...<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Inside Candlewood Cabins' one-of-a-kind …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

Does Inequality Promote Skyscrapers?

Like tall, new, elegantly dressed kids in class, they poke their shoulders and heads above their classmates, peering out over and into Central Park. …

Sandy Chilewich on Being a Hybrid Designer/Businessperson, Making Endless To-Do Lists, and Why Education Isn't Everything

<i>This is the latest installment of our Core77 Questionnaire. We'll be posting a new interview every other Tuesday.</i><p><b>Name:</b> Sandy Chilewich<p><b>Occupation:</b> I'm …

Saota - Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects design a Lake House in Nigera. Discover more: http://www.archello.com/en/project/lake-house-9?a=follow

Articles about prefab perfection 5 great homes california finland on Dwell.com - Dwell

When researching the benefits of building with a prefab concrete system, one of the outstanding elements that comes up...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's December/January 2016 issue.<p>These homes are in a golden state of mind.<p>From Southwest-inspired residences to …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But it’s no …

This 30 minute long film is a tour through the inner and outer landscapes of Norwegian studio Snøhetta. See the video http://ilikear.ch/1aphY5S

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

ICFF 2018 showcased today's most innovative and must-know lighting and seating designs.<p>The infographic highlights the high impact of manufacturing metals like steel and aluminum.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Millions of metal petals make Bloomberg HQ the world's …

Architecture

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The Office for Metropolitan Architecture designs the perfect library for the digital …

Architecture

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …

San Francisco to NYC in 45 minutes? Maybe!

Since Elon Musk (the mind behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX) quipped about a new “hyperloop” high speed transportation system last week, futurists and techies have been abuzz about a new mode of transportation that could eclipse air travel one day—cutting travel time between San Francisco and New York …

‘Hourglass Lamps’ Use Energy Of Falling Sand To Light Up

<b>Brooklyn-based design studio</b> Danielle Trofe has announced a series of lighting fixtures that uses the energy of falling sand to light up.<p><b>The ‘Sand &</b> …

Singapore’s Eco-Architectural Gardens

Singapore is well known for its nature-based attractions including the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Night Safari and the recently opened River …

First Wave of Google Glass Apps Revealed

If you thought Glass' abilities were limited to documenting your trips to the shower, think again. At Google's annual I/O developer conference …

The world’s tallest building will be in the middle of an empty field in China

A Chinese firm best known for building air conditioning units is constructing a vertical city. Broad Sustainable Construction (BSB) said this week that next month it will finally break ground on the tower that will not only be the world’s tallest but could, according to BSB, become a model for how …

The Unusual Personal Transportation Designs of Shane Chen

Shane Chen is a Washington-based inventor obsessed with moving the human body. His company, Inventist, has been developing strange-looking personal …

Orange sunset over Brooklyn Bridge, NYC. By http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeminglee/

The World Trade Center is going to hit 1776 feet aka 541 meters. Via Imgur.

New York just got a little higher again. http://totallycoolpix.com/2013/05/putting-the-top-back-on-one-world-trade-center/

Very nice stained glass water tower. Via Imgur.

View from the top of One World Trade Center in New York City.

Another beautiful view from the top of One World Trade in New York City. The rest of this week's coolest pix can be found here. http://totallycoolpix.com/2013/05/coolest-pix-of-2013-week-19/