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Small City Homes, All Under 1,300 Square Feet

In the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, architect Barbara Bestor designed Blackbirds, a multi-family housing...<p>Measuring just seven-and-a-half feet wide, this London home designed by architecture collaborative Alma-nac, is aptly...<p>This shared micro-living space designed by Miel Arquitectos …

The first colour photographs of the Middle East

Sunken pools and planting proposed to ease flooding in Copenhagen neighbourhood

A network of sunken basins and water-purifying planting has been developed by landscape studio SLA and engineering firm Ramboll to help avert …

Zaha Hadid Architects to build Qatari hotel based on a desert flower

Zaha Hadid Architects has announced plans to build a 38-storey, fluid-form hotel as part of a new coastal city in Qatar.<p>The 70,000-square-metre hotel …

Sharing Your Netflix Password Is Now a Federal Crime

On July 5th , the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion which found, in part, that sharing passwords is a crime prosecutable under …

THE KHOOLL

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What Architects Make When They Play With Lego

Architects from BIG, HWKN, SHoP, and more put their Lego skills to the test. Here’s what they built.<p>Many kids who grow up to be architects get their start with Lego, but how do architects play with Lego when they’re not kids any more? To find out, the Lego Store in New York’s Flatiron District, in …

Airbus X3: World's fastest helicopter with hybrid design could revolutionise air travel

Airbus has filed a patent update to its experimental hybrid X3 helicopter — the world's fastest chopper that can soar through the skies at speeds of …

House being built into a cliff, thanks to internet - CNN Style

Written by By Tomo Taka, The Spaces<p>A madcap proposal for a concrete house inside a cliff went viral last year -- and now it's set to be built, thanks to the internet.<p>Dutch practice OPA designed a home wedged in a mountaintop, topped by an infinity pool that doubles as a skylight for the underground …

This week, world-famous architects paid tribute to Zaha Hadid in an exclusive Dezeen movie

<b>This week on Dezeen:</b> leading architects including Norman Foster, Bjarke Ingels, Richard Rogers and Daniel Libeskind paid tribute to the late Zaha …

Handcrafted Miniature Worlds by Secret Wood – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Fairytale-Inspired Color Pencil Drawings By Russian Artist

Russian artist Lia Selina has always loved fairytales. She began a career in computer animation, but it was only after the birth of her daughter, …

Fairy Tales

30 of the most impressive new buildings in the world

The Royal Institute of British Architects thinks that's worth celebrating, and has commissioned the first annual edition of their global architecture award, called The RIBA International Prize.<p>30 buildings around the world have been shortlisted for the new prize, and the selection committee will …

10 Alleged Discoveries That Suggest Giants Existed

Stories of giants are littered throughout mythology and folklore. Almost every culture and society has tales of gigantic people who once roamed the …

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

Vietnam's Tranquil Zen House looks and feels like a Buddhist monastery

Sandwiched between residential buildings in the Binh Thanh district of Ho Chi Minh City, this monastery-inspired home brings tranquility and peace to …

Civilization in Perspective: Capturing the World From Above

As recently as a century ago the idea of viewing the world from above was little more than a fantasy: the airplane was still in its infancy, with …

One photographer captured a decade of surreal 1930s car crashes

Boston car accidents<p>One man's record of a time before seatbelts.<p>Leslie Jones was born in Boston in 1886, and developed an interest in photography …

Photography

Stunning Russian Hill Condo, Designed by Jay Jeffers, Sold for $11 Million

The high life as seen through the eyes of one of the city's foremost designers<p>Speaking of Russian Hill, this stellar condo at 1750 Taylor nabbed a cool $11 million this week. In collaboration with Sutro Architects and Black Mountain Construction, noted San Francisco designer Jay Jeffers stripped …

San Francisco

Sculptor Carves Ornate Architecture Interiors into Small Blocks of Marble and Stone

Matthew Simmonds is a Copenhagen-based artist who carves miniature basilicas, rotundas, pillars, and passages from marble and stone. We first discovered his stunning craftsmanship in 2014 and took note of his masterful art–a combination of the skills he acquired as a professional carver and his …

Photographer chases the sun across the world to capture Golden Hour in seven continents

French landscape photographer Julien Grondin, also known as Beboy, has spent the past three years travelling the world to try and capture the beauty …

Landscape Photography

Building A Modern Minimalist House Design

Modern minimalist house design for your home is way to recover your home and to make your home wonderful, beauty and elegant. There are a lot of …

The Urgent, Elemental Architecture of Alejandro Aravena

Mathematics School, 1999, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.<br>Tadeuz Jalocha—Courtesy ELEMENTAL

I Recreated 15 Movie Posters With Colouring Pencils

I am a French graphic designer (34 years old). I’ve got 2 passions in my life: drawing and cinema. So, I realized that since 2013 many of my drawings …

Drawing

Zaha Hadid, the world’s only female starchitect, has died at 65

One of contemporary architecture’s biggest stars, the Iraqi-born, London-based Zaha Hadid, died in Miami of a heart attack today, Mar. 31. She was 65.<p>Hadid, the only female member of the elite tribe of so-called “starchitects,” celebrities of the profession, was the winner of the prestigious …

Exemplary natural reserve completed in Sharjah replaces a sprawling rubbish dump

Believe it or not, this sprawling natural reserve in the UAE was once a wastewater and rubbish dump. Dubai-based X Architects, the new visitor center …

30 Gorgeous DIY Birthday Gifts To Choose From

The search for the perfect birthday gift might be easy enough when the person in question is a very close one but what do you due in the rest of the …

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