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Opposition win ends Malaysia party's 60-year hold on power

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — An alliance of Malaysian opposition parties led by the country's 92-year-old former authoritarian leader Mahathir Mohamad won a fiercely contested general election, ending the 60-year rule of the Malay-dominated National Front.<p>The result is a political earthquake for …

40 European architecture projects shortlisted for Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

Finland's first high-rise wooden apartment building and OMA's Fondazione Prada art centre are among 40 projects shortlisted for the European Union's …

Avant-garde

Harvard Announces Free Online Architecture Course

The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced a new, free online course entitled "The Architectural Imagination." Taught by the school's Eliot …

Detail: Washrooms, Restrooms, Bathrooms, Lavatories, and Toilets

Besides the kitchen, the bathroom often takes top priority when building or renovating a home. However, choosing a look is not always easy, so here …

Special Offer: Pay What You Want to Learn Web Design in 2017

It's time.<p>Nope, it's not just you, 2016 really has dragged on. But the good news is we're on the verge of a shiny new year, one in which you can …

Web Design

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …

Scott Brown

ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Regional News<p>Portugal takes the lead twice but has to rely on an 88th-minute Cristiano Ronaldo free kick, his third goal of the match, to draw 3-3 …

What Makes Japanese Architecture so Much Better Than the Rest?

For those in the know when it comes to architecture, it’s no secret that Japan is an absolute design powerhouse. But what is it that makes Japanese …

Architecture

Researchers Develop a Transparent Wood That May Revolutionize Eco-Friendly Building

A new process strips color from the wood and replaces it with an acrylic filler, resulting in a clear material<p>Lars Berglund of the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden has developed what could very well be the next big trend in sustainable building: transparent wood. The material, which …

10 Astonishing Pinterest Alternatives For Design Inspiration

With over 100 million active monthly users Pinterest is definitely the biggest visual bookmarking and discovery platform in the world. While it might be overloaded with recipes, dresses, wedding welcome boards, DIY decor and summer drinks you can still find a lot of food to feed your design …