Steven Bouma

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Shipping container-based housing comes to South Texas

The container-based apartments look pretty attractive, painted in orange and yellow and are enclosed by a prefabricated framework that adds stairs, …

How to Achieve Amazing Compost at Home

Composting doesn't have to be daunting.<p>Not too long ago, Staten Island was home to a landfill two and half times the size of Central Park—it was so …

Parasitic Architecture: 7 Provocative Projects Sprouting From Neighboring Buildings

Good space is hard to come by. It’s not uncommon for an unforeseen circumstance to necessitate the expansion of a building, but the active takeover of a new volume through the external use of an existing structure is far more rare. That’s what the selected projects in this collection demonstrate: …

Literary travel: around the world in 10 must-read books

Ann Morgan spent a year reading a book from every country in the world – 196 in total. Here she picks 10 favourites that vividly evoke the regions they describe<p>• <b>If</b> <b>you’ve read a book with a powerful sense of place or one that inspired you to travel, we’d love to hear about it in the comments below</b><p>In …

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Jury Citation: Ale­jan­dro Ara­ve­na | The Pritzker Architecture Prize

Alejandro Aravena is leading a new generation of architects that has a holistic understanding of the built environment and has clearly demonstrated …

MVRDV Reimagines the Chinese Hutong

MVRDV has taken it upon themselves to reimagine the Chinese Hutong. Focusing in on Beijing's prominent and currently vacant Xianyukou Hutong, the …