Sally Avena

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TED Talk: My Architectural Philosophy? Bring the Community Into the Process / Alejandro Aravena

<i>“If there is any power in design, that’s the power of synthesis.”</i><p>In this TED Talk Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena, the founder of ELEMENTAL, …

House in Sakurashinmachi / Comma Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is the project of the housing for two generations. We have renovated the house which is built 40 …

Interested in Becoming a Guest Curator for the Boston Society of Architects?

BSA Space, home to the Boston Society of Architects and the BSA Foundation, is currently accepting proposals from all designers interested in …

Fishbourne Quay / The Manser Practice Architects + Designers

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Fishbourne Quay is a mixed use development on the north shore of the Isle of Wight, comprising a new …

House VRT – Tielt / DE JAEGHERE Architectuuratelier

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house consists of a basic composition of two designed boxes in which the living and sleeping spaces …

Architecture

Can Good Architecture Be as Calming as Meditation?

If ever architects needed a little vindication in their work, this might just be it: a team of neuroscientists have found evidence that good …

ED House / Eduardo Guzmán Rivera + Juan Carlos Muñoz Del Sante

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The ED house is south of Chile, in the Araucania region, located on land with steep slope that ends at …

Architecture

VRP House / Figueroa.ARQ

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project was created from a request for refurbishment of a 40’s village house, in Barra Funda. The …

Erskineville Studio / Pivot

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is for a secondary dwelling which will be used as an art studio and home office. The project …

KURO Building / KINO Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The complex building on a shopping street of the Tokyo downtown area. This shopping street is losing …

Architecture

Mirrors / bandesign

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A row of cherry trees is planted at an embankment at its basin, and many people visit this location …

Small Stockholm Apartment Lets Its Past Take The Stage

This apartment in Stockholm, Sweden had been nothing more than a space for storage for 30 years. During that time, the owner had started a renovation …

Once a Garage, Now a Light-Filled Home in Amsterdam

This Amsterdam-based home used to be a garage before i29 interior architects got ahold of it. Now it’s a light-filled space with a long, pitched …

Akatsuka House by MDS Co.Ltd

Akatsuka House is a minimalist home located in Tokyo, Japan, designed by MDS Co.Ltd. The architects wanted to create a residence that provided …

Foodily Blog

Lavender Earl Grey Cupcakes for Better Homes and Gardens

Hi friends! This month I'll be sharing a few of my cake creations on the Better Homes and Gardens blog - starting with these tea-time inspired …

S’mores Mini Cheesecakes

The combination of rich chocolate, gooey marshmallows and crispy graham crackers in s’mores is one of the most delicious food trios out there as far …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

Best Ice Cream Sandwich Parlors in the U.S.

Sweet Republic's assortment of ice cream sandwiches in Scottsdale (Photo Credit: Sweet Republic)<p>Ice cream is arguably the one dessert that everybody, adults and kids alike, cannot help but love - maybe it's because not only does it cool you down on hot summer days, it's also very comforting. Or …

Sour Cream Coffee Cake with Walnut Streusel Recipe

<b>Makes 1 (9-inch) tube cake</b><p>Ingredients<p>For the cake batter:<p>14 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened, plus more for greasing the pan<br>• 3/4 cup granulated …

9 Back to School Sandwiches

It's that time of year again: time for new shoes, new pencils, new notebooks, new routines. But don't let your lunches become routine; there’s no reason you should be subsisting on a diet of peanut butter and jelly. You can put just about anything between two slices of bread and call it a sandwich. …