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The Ugliness Of The Future Tallest Building In The World

As we’re building as quickly as possible to jam more people into cities, do we also have to sacrifice beauty?<p>The world’s population living in cities is expected to grow dramatically in the coming decades. By 2050, seven out of all 10 humans on Earth will live in cities. When you have that many …

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Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

“I try to make poetry. Not minimalism. Not purism. Just poetry.”<p>NeoCon 2018 showcased some of the boldest brands in commercial design.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>The Office for Metropolitan Architecture designs the perfect library for the digital …

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Engine-Inspired V12 Espresso Machine by Espresso Veloce

Johannesburg-based company, Espresso Veloce arguably crafts some of the world’s most beautiful espresso machines. Taking inspiration from complex …

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FOR some people there are two important numbers when it comes to buying a car: the price and the miles it does per gallon (for others, looks, style, …

Developer to create Asian hub in London

In City Watch<p>1548 Views<p>Real estate developer ABP China has signed a £1 bn (€1.1 bn) deal to transform the Royal Albert Docks into the capital’s next …

Hand-drawn maps are enjoying a renaissance as contemporary artists use their imagination, creativity and humour to breathe new life into the traditional craft of cartography. Guardian Travel feature 10 of the best: http://gu.com/p/3fmkd Photograph: Jenni Sparks

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

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These sticky solar charger could turn your windows into outlets: http://trib.al/WVVsY97

GIUSEPPE : The Next-Generation F1 Machine Concept For 2025

We just got design submission from Jaemin Park, <b>GIUSEPPE</b> concept racing car is the next-generation F1 machine for 2025. You can read the designer …

daniel libeskind: 18.36.54 house, connecticut nestled in open meadows amidst ancient oak trees and historic stone walls, the multi-faceted home subtly reflects its surroundings with copper cladding and wood-decked rooms. see more: http://www.designboom.com/architecture/daniel-libeskind-18-36-54-house/ image © Nikolas Koenig Photography

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Articles about world’s most impressive bridges on Dwell.com - Dwell

The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...<p>Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.<p>You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but …

Four ways to succeed in selling your British brand to Beijing

Last year, the dairy producer Bright Foods, China's second biggest food and drink conglomerate, bought a 60pc stake in Weetabix.<p>Excited by the opportunities of the UK market, senior Chinese executives at Bright Foods stated their intention to sell their flagship brand, Guangming Milk, in …

Hong Kong billionaire Law Kar Po's Park Hotel Group said on Friday it sold one of its Singapore hotels for S$300 million, or about $242 million. http://bit.ly/12yXPTZ

Destination of the Week: São Paulo

To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world—overwhelming is an understatement. To help you navigate this teeming megalopolis, we've pulled together some resources from Dwell.com for the design-minded traveler.<p>A few years ago, we solicited suggestions from our …

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By now, everyone knows that China is the world's No. 2 economy and growing. But the Middle Kingdom is getting bigger faster than most experts once assumed thanks to a growing trade imbalance with the U.S. and a lucrative grip on global manufacturing. http://bit.ly/12pKAIZ

Articles about modern bunker home texas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s abode in Atlanta for a transplanted...<p>An Austin firm creates a home for a family in the Texas capital that sits among the trees.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our …

World's most expensive billionaire homes: http://bit.ly/ZthzED Billionaires have been trading multimillion-dollar real estate with tremendous zeal recently, slapping down record sums for trophy homes. The trophy of world's priciest abode belongs to Mukesh Ambani's unfinished Antilia. At upwards of $1 billion dollars, construction costs alone make it the undisputed number one.