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121 Definitions of Architecture

There are at least as many definitions of architecture as there are architects or people who comment on the practice of it. While some embrace it as …

Charlie Rose

A One-Of-A-Kind Home That's Absolutely Wild

It's wacky, it's wild, and it's full of unexpected twists and turns. As a surreal, inspiring, and imaginative space, this home is truly fit for an …

The Stories Behind 17 Skyscrapers & High-Rise Buildings That Changed Architecture

The skyscraper: representative of spatial economy and a symbol of power. This building typology has a storied, turbulent and even contested past. …

10 Free Clean and Minimal Resumé Templates to Help You Get the Job

We talk a lot about the importance of portfolios here at Design Instruct but having a great resumé will get you the interview. Continue</b> …

The Interview

Articles about 7 tropical oases on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>Sometimes one’s art can be simultaneously window and …

Fabrication

Articles about super smart super green prefab may be future suburban living on Dwell.com - Dwell

The architecture firm superkül and home builder Great Gulf create a prefab with a self-regulating indoor climate.<p>Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...<p>Multifamily housing projects that meet Passive House …

Prefab Homes

How to learn with zero effort

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

Contemporary house by José Juan Rivera Río

This contemporary house was designed by José Juan Rivera Río in 2013-14 and is located in Sierra Leone, Lomas de Chapultepec, delegation Miguel …

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Home Tours

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

12 Buildings To See In New York Before You Die

New York City is home to some of the country’s most iconic architecture: Eero Saarinen’s TWA Terminal, Grand Central Station, the Chrysler Building. Its interior architecture is just as spectacular, but at times harder to access, and often lesser known. The city’s most beautiful interiors aren’t …

This Incredible Photo Of A Baby Weasel Riding A Woodpecker Is Straight Out Of A Children's Fantasy Book

Unfortunately, the weasel was attacking the bird. Fortunately, the bird escaped.<p>It's a photo of a weasel trying to kill a woodpecker.<p>Le-May, a hobby photographer, was taking a walk with his wife through the Hornchurch Country Park in East London in the hopes of her seeing a green woodpecker for the …

Birds

Architizer

Drink Like an Architect: Pair your Cocktail with the Perfect Building

To paraphrase an old adage, "behind every great building is a great architect." According to Swiss-based <b>Kosmos Architects</b>, a less familiar version of …

Architecture

JAJA Wins Second Prize for Swedish Housing and Market Hall Hybrid

JAJA Architects has won second prize in an open competition for a combined affordable housing and market hall in the heart of Katrineholm, Sweden. …

Articles about quirky midcentury modern gem napa gets stunning transformation on Dwell.com - Dwell

And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.<p>Designed by Los Angeles architect Jenny Wu, the LACE collection is uniquely geometric.<p>These midcentury modern homes showcase the …

Mid-Century modern

Top 10 Tips for Winter Motorcycle Storage

<b>Winter Motorcycle Storage Tips</b><p>For riders in the northern tier of the states known locally as “the snow belt”- and other parts of the country about to …

Home Improvement

1305 Studio Office / 1305 Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Shikumen building in Jingan District, Shanghai, 1305 studio office is set to be the space …

Gallery of Heartland Habitat for Humanity / el dorado - 8

Image 8 of 13 from gallery of Heartland Habitat for Humanity / el dorado. Photograph by Mike Sinclair

Habitat for Humanity

Hillside / GASS Architecture Studios

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> ON ARRIVAL…<p>Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains in Stellenbosch and nestled between …

Architecture

Beautiful Houses: Skyline Residence

Today we will show you the amazing Skyline residence in Portland, Oregon, a project by Nathan Good Architects. This house is really beautiful and …

Architecture

Soaring domes built with bamboo, the new "green steel"

We may have seen the rise and fall of bamboo clothing, but we are currently witnessing a renaissance of bamboo building in architecture. From …