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Architecture Books You Can Borrow (For Free) From The Internet's Largest Library

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Books

This Dalhousie-Trained Architect Is Changing the Face of Canadian Homes

Omar Gandhi remembers the moment he started speaking for himself. He was a timid, near-friendless 20-year-old living with his parents in Brampton, …

Greek Thomson: Scotland's other great visionary architect

<b>Alexander 'Greek' Thomson did more to transform Glasgow into a city fit to be described as the "Second City of the Empire" than any other architect.</b><p>The booming powerhouse city, which quadrupled in size between 1800 and 1850, needed a new vision as it expanded out from the old slums and Thomson was …

Chapels That Defy The Standards Through Minimalist And Artistic Designs

Designed to serve as spaces where one can get in touch with their spiritual side and to meditate, chapels and their equivalents in all religions …

This Swanky Glass Tower is the Coolest Tree House You'll Ever See

An architect desgined a glass house built around a fir tree.<p>We love a good tree house–and this proposal for a new home is one of our favorites.<p>Kazakh architect Aibek Almassov designed the "Tree In The House," a cylindrical glass home built around a fir tree, back in 2013, but an investor backed …

Aging Gracefully: How Architecture Can Make Nursing Homes Obsolete

The first step, he says, is to just address the issue.<p>In his call to action, Hollwich says: "This process begins with developing a new attitude toward aging: Expanding our...<p>The skyscraper concept Skyler looks at ways that architecture can support sustainable human communities.<p>The book New Aging …

The external spiral staircase at the Chateau de Chambord

The external spiral staircase at the Chateau de Chambord

The Sydney Opera House: 10 years late and 1,457% over budget

Building the Sydney Opera House<p>An architectural icon, 10 years late and 1,457% over budget<p>Dec. 10, 1963<p>1952<p>The goal: a multi-purpose venue with a …

Architizer

The Mill / WT Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Mill sits amongst a collection of disused farm buildings that nestle into a steep hill over looking …

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Articles about light filled cabin netherlands completely made hand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram …

Articles about cost effective family home pittsburgh on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>With the Home Back Home #03 prototype, ENORME …

Design + Data = Delight | The Schematic of Structures

CHEGS Campus Canteen / KNOWSPACE

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The reorganization of the Center for Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology Survey’s campus includes …

Articles about modern lake house missouri on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.<p>Permanent connection between nature and...<p>In Portland, Oregon, a designer creates an open, environmentally sensitive house for a client on a 5,000-square-foot lot.<p>During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon …

If Famous Buildings And Paintings Made Babies, They’d Look Like This

In his many popular illustration series, Barcelona-based artist Federico Babina uses eye-popping, whimsical graphics to make architecture–often seemingly lofty and arcane to laymen–playful and accessible. In his latest series, Artistect, he pairs stylistically similar architects and artists and …

Art

How to DIY a Chic Marble Wall Clock for Just $10

We have a wee bit of an obsession with marble as of late. It could have been sparked by Molly Sims’ home tour. Remember that gorgeous marble backsplash? It also could have been brought on by our marble tray hack. Who knows? Whatever it was that created this addiction, we aren’t complaining. We …

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Articles about modern take texas farmhouse on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modern, gabled home in Austin is designed to feel like a "leftover railroad house that had been...<p>An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.<p>After last year’s collaboration, we were excited …

Intriguing Snap-Together Marble Tables: Annex by Joe Doucet

Envisioned by NYC designer <b>Joe Doucet</b>, <b>Annex</b> is an intriguing table collection made up of hand-honed marble units. The Annex Side Table and the Annex …

Ottawa River House by Christopher Simmonds Architect: http://www.archello.com/en/project/ottawa-river-house-0

David Rockwell Is Taking Prefab To The Luxury Market

Rockwell Group is teaming up with C3 Design to build modular homes for luxury buyers.<p>David Rockwell–an architect best known for theaters, grand restaurant interiors, and posh hotels–is getting into the prefab game.<p>He has partnered with Fred Carl* of the appliance company Viking Range to build the …

Prefab Homes

Futurist architecture - Antonio Sant’Elia (1914)

One hundred years have passed since Antonio Sant’Elia and Mario Chiattone pioneered futurism in architecture. Marinetti exerted his trademark …

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Articles about 5 midwestern renovations we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that …

Made Us Look: This Glass House Has a Sliding Roof

We have all seen uber modern houses made almost entirely of glass, and while they look incredible — and we’re jealous of all that natural light — they really aren’t practical (um, privacy, anyone?). Enter the house with the sliding roof. Designed by dRMM, this house in Suffolk, UK is made of glass …