Amr M Elkhooly

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Volkswagen adds a larger, amenity-packed camper van to its lineup

Meet the big brother of the best-selling VW California camper van<p>If there’s any company that’s helped to shape the world’s preoccupation with camper vans, it’s Volkswagen. From the first “Splitty” bus in the 1940s to their best-selling California van, Volkswagen is an industry leader in figuring …

Volkswagen

Learn Effective Judo Strategies for Competition and Self-Defense From Olympic Medalist Mike Swain, Part 2

<b>Action and Reaction</b>Many <i>judoka</i> have a favorite throw they’ll use whenever the opportunity presents itself. Contrary to what some instructors claim, …

7-Story Waterfall Among Features in Australia’s New Developments

7-Story Waterfall Among Features in Australia's New Developments<p>Premium projects are offering luxurious designs coupled with first-class amenities<p>By …

Prefab houseboat design can be customized, assembled in two days

#Floatlife made easy<p>What if you could order a modern houseboat like you order flatpack Ikea furniture? That’s the thinking behind a new line of modular floating dwellings conceived by Russian designer Max Zhivov.<p>The construction kit-inspired Modul Go concept aims to offer easily adaptable floating …

Lucas Munoz Has Designed Furniture And Lighting Using Materials Normally Found Behind Walls

Spanish designer and artist Lucas Munoz, has created Objects From Interstitial Space (OFIS), a collection of furniture and lighting pieces that draw …

Growth to Watch for 2018: Toronto's Central Waterfront

offThis is it! After three months worth of our <i>Growth To Watch For</i> stories, we have arrived at the twenty-first and final instalment in the 2018 …

Skyscrapers

Mini Succulent Garden Ideas

You’ll love these clever ideas for creating a mini succulent garden! Even if you don’t have much space, you’ll definitely be able to fit these …

Weird

15 Houses and Their Inhabitants: The Best Photos of the Week

We are accustomed to seeing photographs in which architecture is recorded without any occupants, or perhaps captured only with models who give scale …

New York City owns a creepy island that almost no one is allowed to visit — here's what it's like

Less than a mile from Manhattan — one of the priciest and most densely populated places on Earth— exists a little-known island that people abandoned nearly 55 years ago.<p>"North Brother Island is among New York City's most extraordinary and least known heritage and natural places," wrote the authors …

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Top 22 Questions to Ask a Siding Contractor Before You Sign the Contract

To vet or not to vet, that is the first question that you as homeowner must decide when considering a contractor for any siding work. What you want …

A Backyard Pavilion and Pool for the Perfect Escape

For a family of four in King City, Ontario, Canada, Amantea Architects designed the Clearview Pavilion within a bare backyard surrounded by a line of …

Competition: win a book showcasing 50 new Japanese houses

Dezeen is giving away five copies of The Japanese House Reinvented by Philip Jodidio, a book featuring 50 houses that highlight Japan's current …

You Decide: Vote Now on the World’s Best Architecture!

<b>NOTICE: Voting for the 5th Annual Architizer A+Awards has now closed. We apologize for any confusion. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, April 11.</b><p>It’s been a tumultuous and often divisive year to date, both inside and outside of architecture circles — but if there is one thing guaranteed to …

Free: 17 Iconic Buildings Fully Modeled in SketchUp

It is now more than 10 years since SketchUp’s 3D Warehouse was first created, and support for the “Wikipedia of 3D modeling” shows no signs of dwindling. This vast open-source library is not just a repository of SketchUp models of every kind — architecture and otherwise — it is also home to a …

Throwback Thursday: Nikon D70

In 2004 I had to make the same grueling decision as many fellow photographers: Canon EOS 300D (Digital Rebel) or Nikon D70 - which one was to become …

Cameras

10 Trusted Decorating Tips from a Prop Stylist That You Can Use at Home

The beautiful spaces in glossy magazines and on interior design-related websites — and even trending on Instagram — can often be the places where our …

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

Brikawood, Interlocking Wooden Bricks That Can Be Used to Assemble a Home Without Nails or Screws

Catharhome has created Brikawood, ecological and economic interlocking wooden bricks that can be used to easily assemble a home without the use of …

Peek Inside Architizer's New Office

Rapidly outgrowing an office it shared with architecture firm Hollwich Kushner (HWKN), Architizer needed its own home base while staying within close proximity for CEO Marc Kushner to shuffle between Architizer and the practice he cofounded with Matthias Hollwich. After a few months of searching, …

Keukenhof / Mecanoo

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Keukenhof finally has a proper main entrance. Mecanoo designed an elegant gatehouse to welcome the large …

“If You Want an Easy Life, Don’t Be an Architect”: 10 Classic Quotes by Zaha Hadid

<i>Updated March 30th, 2017.</i><p>This week last year, Dame Zaha Hadid sadly passed away, but in many ways, her presence lives on. While she will be badly missed by the profession, the architect's buildings will remain as a reminder of her unparalleled talent — and her words will continue to resonate with …

Architecture

Original Spiral Staircase Wraps Trees

Called CanopyStair, this staircase was designed last year by designers Robert McIntyre and Thor ter Kulve. It was during a trip to the heart of the …

TOKYO CLASSIC

We create a club that restores the rich culture, passing our will on to the next generations to foster people who can contribute to the global community. (From the website of Tokyo Classic) These two constructions were designed based on the idea of the owner who intended to realize a true country …

A contemporary home that didn't skimp on the luxury

The Lantern House is something of an anomaly, in that it has injected a sleepy suburban area with some seriously contemporary style and design, but …

The Pierre

Washington<p>The owner’s affection for a stone outcropping on her property and the views from its peak inspired the design of this house. Conceived as a bunker nestled into the rock, the Pierre, the French word for stone, celebrates the materiality of the site. From certain angles, the house – with …

Architecture

Products We Love: New Bag Hardware from Dritz

Here at Sew4Home, we’re quite well known for our bag designs; it’s even the focus of our recent book with Fons & Porter: Bags and Totes, 10 …

Shopping

Natural ventilation and light filters through this glittering perforated facade

The natural environment permeates through the faceted, perforated facade of this shopping center in Bangkok. Thailand-based studio Architectkidd …

How Architects Realized the Curving, Twisted, Slanted Walls in Toyo Ito's Mexican Museum

<i>This article is part of our 'Innovative Materials' series where we ask architects about the creative process behind choosing the materials they use</i> …