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SpaceX To Attempt Landing A Rocket On A Moving Drone Platform

Currently scheduled for January 17<p>Apparently landing a rocket on solid ground wasn't good enough for SpaceX.<p>The company's Falcon 9 rocket recently made history by launching a payload into orbit and then coming down softly for a vertical landing at Cape Canaveral.<p>But now SpaceX wants to try …

Everything Interesting About Volkswagen's New Electric Microbus 

Volkswagen pulled the sheet of a modernized re-incarnation of the venerable Microbus for the third (fourth if you count the two-tone T6 Multivan, or …

Industrial Design

SHoP Architects Will Build 50 Resilient Schools In Nepal (And Share The Designs)

In April 2015, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal with an epicenter 50 miles outside of the capital, Kathmandu. Natural disasters of this scale are devastating, but some experts argued that unregulated construction compounded the damage and death toll. The New York-based firm SHoP Architects …

Nepal

How CyArk's Laser Scanning Preserves Priceless Architecture

With ISIS destroying cultural heritage site across territory it controls in Syria and Iraq, wrecking antiquities in a calculated manner the United Nations has labeled "cultural cleansing," finding ways to preserve architectural sites has recently taken on a new importance and urgency. The …

Ravishing Paris Apartment Boasts Graphic Interiors

From <b>Commune</b>, the LA design studio that collaborated with actress Julianne Moore on a Frank Lloyd Wright and Joan Didion-inspired Oscar greenroom last year, comes a splendidly spruced up two-story apartment in Paris. The space, blessed with huge windows that extend into skylights and a seamless …

Test Drive: 2016 Audi Q7

by Michael Frank<p>Audi's latest Q7, its seven-passenger crossover, is a much-improved driver’s car. This is chiefly due to weight—while the outgoing seven-passenger Q7 could weigh up to 5,412 pounds, the new one is down to 4,938 pounds. A future-promised turbocharged four-cylinder (vs the 3.0-liter, …

Daring, glass-bottomed loft maximizes space in an edgy Romanian home

Gloriously high vaulted ceilings can be the highlight of any home, yet when you’re low on square footage it can mean wasted space. Design firm In …

Interior Design

Unite d'Habitation and the Radiant City

What if all public housing projects had been designed by "the Pygmalion of modern architecture," not only their prototype?<p>When post-World War II …

Architecture

Articles about few our favorite european beach houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Binburra Beach House is a minimal residence located in Sydney, Australia, designed by Amee Allsop.<p>Most beachfront houses treat the ocean as part of the visual landscape with panoramic views and wraparound balconies.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating …

Architecture

Articles about 5 modern homes are 500 square feet or less on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>Adorned with succulents and …

Ho Chi Minh City

These Strangely Bent Trees Were Ancient Native American GPS

19th-Century shipwrights could be forgiven for assuming they were for boat timbers<p>Remember the "Crooked Forest" mystery we showed you earlier? Here's …

Native Americans

Articles about 7 examples mahoganys richness modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special exhibition—Where Architects Live—with a sneak peek into the personal...<p>Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Architecture

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

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

The Week in Review: New Technology Innovations Unveiled at CES

From a robot chef to helicopter drones, this year’s CES saw the usual array of insightful and sometimes obscure inventions as the biggest global technology companies descended on Las Vegas to showcase their newest innovations.<p>The annual technology conference for the consumer electronics industry …