Andrew Guarisco

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This new mansion is slated to be the largest in NYC

This building will soon be the city’s largest mansion.<p>Famed architect Maya Lin — who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial when she was just a …

How to make your own 'SNES Micro' using a Raspberry Pi

When Nintendo introduced its NES Mini back in July, which packs 30 classic games into an all-in-one micro-console, we noticed something. Its full, …

Raspberry Pi

How to build a hobbit house: building process and house equipping

If you are tired of wearying urban life or you do not have enough money to buy an apartment or house, you have an option of low-cost type of housing. …

Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

A design studio in Colombia is tackling one of architecture’s growing energy challenges by using an unexpected traditional building material: …

Automated Tepozcuautla House in Mexico features daylit glass-bottomed steel bridges

Two separate volumes of the Tepozcuautla House in Mexico City are connected by daylit glass and steel bridges that create the sensation of walking …

Architecture

Tadao Ando: The Self-Educated Architect

Japanese architect <b>Tadao Ando</b> is a master of his craft. Ando’s reverent approach to each architectural commission is, in many ways, commensurate with …

Eco-Friendly Barn House Beautifully Reinvents the Classic Farm Dwelling

On a 160-acre homestead in Chileno Valley, California sits the <i>Hupomone Ranch</i> and its new barn house. The land, which had been fallow for over 30 years, is now occupied by a young family with three children. They wanted to build a home that would reflect a commitment to farming and also draw on the …

Architecture

How To Build A House That Saves The Earth And Your Wallet

These green homes could save you green<p>In the Solar Decathlon, a competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, college teams had to design and construct full-size houses that run entirely on solar power. And because the cost of each house couldn’t exceed $250,000, the competitors mostly …

Solar Power

The Oppressive Architecture of the West Bank

A look at life inside Hebron, where Palestinians' everyday lives are hemmed in by a system of soldiers, checkpoints, barricades, and violence.<p>"Can you live as we do?" Sayeed asked me.<p>We were standing on the rooftop of his family home in Hebron, the largest city in the West Bank. The house, in the …

Israel

Architect Brad Swartz discusses his winning tiny home formula

The tiny apartment designed by Swartz features a snug double bedroom, open living with European kitchen and laundry, bathroom, storage space, …

Innovative Chinese Company Assembles 3D-Printed Modular Home in Just Three Hours

Thanks to new 3D printing technology, an entire house can now be built in less than three hours, as demonstrated by Chinese company Zhuoda Group. Last week, in front of an audience of journalists and curious bystanders in Xi'ann, construction workers used a crane to stack six 100-kilogram units on …

3D Printing

The Magical Beauty Of Programmable Materials

Ikea furniture that assembles itself when you add water. 3-D printed, self-lacing McFlys. Modular, single-piece robots that fold like proteins The design possibilities of programmable materials seem limitless, but nothing has done a better job of getting across the <i>beauty</i> of such materials than this …

3D Printing

Multimodal Micro-Homes: Tiny Dwellings Travel by Truck & Rail

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]Designed around an aging shipyard and its crosscrossing maze of leftover railroad tracks, …

Architecture

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

39 Blogging Tools to Help You Work Faster

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>When you’re finding amazing content to share on social media—the kind of thing that grabs attention and gets people to click, share, and comment—one of the most valuable, most original places to turn is your own blog and the content you personally …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

The New Must-Have for Luxury Buildings: Graffiti

In 2012, when Toll Brothers, a suburban developer branching out into urban markets, completed a condominium building in the <i>DUMBO</i> neighborhood of Brooklyn, with units that would be priced at between four hundred thousand and two million dollars, it aimed at constructing a complex that looked rough …

Streetwear

How Architects Take Advantage of The Golden Ratio

When you really think about it, one of the coolest facets of architecture is the ability to have buildings be so different – so varied in terms of …

Pop-up restaurant by OS31 will be built over a frozen river

<b>News:</b> British studio OS31 has won a competition to design a pop-up restaurant on the surface of a frozen river in Winnipeg, Canada.<p>The RAW:almond …

Ebisu Town House / Naoya Kawabe Architect & Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This site appears when walking while gentle slope the alley of the width of about 2.5m by about 30m. …

Architecture

Johan Celsing's red-brick crematorium follows the terrain of Asplund's Woodland Cemetery

This red-brick crematorium was designed by Swedish architect Johan Celsing to blend into its setting in the historic Woodland Cemetery outside …

Zaha Hadid’s Latest Work Is A Beautiful Research Center In Cambodia

Star architect Zaha Hadid‘s proposal for a genocide research center and memorial park in Cambodia has been approved and conceptual images revealed.<p>A departure from her usual hyper-modern work, the Sleuk Rith Institute will be constructed with timber, and is devoid of the usual sharp, dramatic …

Human Rights

Architizer

Indoor Picnic Tables for Work, Gathering, Eating or Play

Designer Alain Gilles has created an indoor picnic table that performs triple duty – it’s a workspace, a gathering spot, and a place to eat. Designed …

Furniture

City Garden Zug / Planetage landscape + Ramser Schmid

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The former arsenal area in the city of Zug to be re-shaped essentially comprises the space between the …

Architecture