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Zaha Hadid Architects unveils Morpheus hotel in Macau

Three holes punctuate the twisting geometric facade of the Morpheus hotel in Macau, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which opens today, 15 …

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How to Design and Calculate a Ramp?

We already know that the ramp, aside from its different design possibilities, allows—without forgetting the notion of <i>promenade architecturale—</i>its …

See the Twelve Russian Stadiums That Will Host the 2018 World Cup

Every four years, millions of soccer fans tune in to watch the best national teams battle it out at the World Cup—all for a chance to call themselves …

Cruciferous vegetables

This article is about the use of Brassicaceae as food. For a botanical description of plants in this family (whether or not used for food), see …

Erotic toys are "an incredible opportunity for new designers"

Adult sex toys are in the midst of a design revolution, says Rita Catinella Orrell, who has written a book on the subject called Objects of …

Newcastle University 3D Print World's First Human Corneas

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Forgotten Hong Kong Icon: Bamboo Scaffolder to the Gods

Lunch break is over and the bamboo scaffolders scurry up the long poles to the top of the construction, their agile bodies swinging from one corner …

Qingdao Wanda Victoria Bay Xifeng Bridge by PT Landscape | Bridges

The concept of Xifeng Bridge is the spread-open wings of a phoenix, which is an auspicious bird and a symbol of peace and harmony. The ancients …

The Violinist.com Glossary of Violin-Related Terms

December 15, 2012, 10:29 AM · We've compiled a glossary of terms used when talking about the violin, to help everyone understand our common …

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Glossary of Luthier Terms | Georgia Luthier Supply Blog

The luthier profession as in any profession has its’ share of unique terms that apply or are are used as standard terminology. The list in this …

Studio Loft / GASPARBONTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> STUDIO LOFT is a delicate flat in downtown Budapest. Originally a studio of a well-known hungarian …

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When it Comes to Building a Better Airport, "It Never Pays to Use Cheap Materials"

Airport design is both an art and a science: the best terminals are not only functional, but also beautiful and awe-inspiring spaces. Millions of …

15 Metal Fittings for Connecting Laminated Wooden Structures

When designing wooden structures, it’s very important to consider joints and reinforcements that will allow them to stay together and upright. These …

Apprentice Store by Threefold Architects

Threefold Architects of London have converted a set of Grade II-listed warehouses into a family home just outside Bath, England.<p>Over the years, the …

Mipibu House / Terra e Tuma Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house represents a very common situation in São Paulo, a long and narrow ground [5.6x30.0m], with …

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How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

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AD Classics: Master Plan for Chandigarh / Le Corbusier

On August 15, 1947, on the eve of India’s independence from the United Kingdom, came a directive which would transform the subcontinent for the next …

2018 RIBA Awards South

Eight winners include college buildings and country houses<p><b>The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford, by Niall McLaughlin Architects</b> …

House Plans Under 50 Square Meters: 26 More Helpful Examples of Small-Scale Living

Designing the interior of an apartment when you have very little space to work with is certainly a challenge. We all know that a home should be as …

Archibald Prize finalists 2018

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Grand Designs: An uphill battle to build a house on top of the world

Robyn and David Shea, shown here with architect Chris Moller of Grand Designs, are prepared to tackle a little inconvenience with their build.<p>Many of …

Artist Simon Palmer has a quirky take on the Yorkshire Dales

<b>PUBLISHED:</b> 01:16 19 September 2011 | <b>UPDATED:</b> 20:00 20 February 2013<p>Artist Simon Palmer has a quirky take on the Yorkshire Dales<p>One of Yorkshire's …

House Plans Under 100 Square Meters: 30 Useful Examples

The challenge of designing a house with a tight budget and space constraints, together with the essential duty of responding correctly to the …

Updates Released of Renzo Piano's First Residential Project in the United States

New details have been released of Renzo Piano Building Workshop’s first residential building in the United States; a landmark luxury condominium …

Madresfield Court: The King's redoubt if Hitler called

Newly discovered papers reveal big wartime plans for a Malvern family pile, finds Neil Tweedie.<p>January 1941: the Battle of Britain, so long in the balance during the summer and autumn of the previous year, is lost. The Germans, despite heavy casualties sustained during four months of desperate …

A house and its history

Paula Byrne on Jane Mulvagh's history of Madresfield Court<p>The new Brideshead Revisited film, out in September, was, like the 1981 television version, filmed at Castle Howard. For Jane Mulvagh, however, the ‘real’ Brideshead was Madresfield Court near Malvern in Worcestershire, a lovely moated house …

Hon. William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp

Lygon in fancy dress<p>What do Evelyn Waugh’s novel <i>Brideshead Revisited;</i> the Hon. William Lygon, 7th Earl Beauchamp (Governor of New South Wales …