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The best luxury Airbnb rentals around the world

If you want a home away from home for your luxury holiday, look no further than these unique destinations

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How a Decrepit Grain Silo Became a Mind-Blowing Museum

Poets see the world in a grain of sand. Futurist architect Mat Cash found inspiration in a grain of corn. As group leader at Heatherwick Studio—the …

Architecture

Man and Nature Become One With Insane 120-Meter-Long Yacht Concept

Yacht design company Sinot presents its latest unbelievable concept, “Nature.” The name references the design’s holistic approach which combines …

Thomas Heatherwick unveils massive museum carved out of a historic grain silo

Prolific architect Thomas Heatherwick just finished transforming an old grain silo in Cape Town into South Africa’s largest art museum – the Zeitz …

French Riviera Estate of Pablo Picasso Headed to Auction, Starting at €20.2 Million

The secluded home provided uninterrupted work time to the artist<p>The lush French Riviera estate of the late great Pablo Picasso is set to hit the …

zanonarchitettiassociati renovates country house in treviso, italy

apr 22, 2018<p>to learn more about the firm, designboom spoke with its founding partners who discussed their creative approach and some of the major …

Modular modern addition refreshes a 1930s bungalow

So airy<p>h1: ‘30s bungalow gets modular modern addition<p>Aussie firm Architect Prineas—creators of this storage-packed tiny apartment—have designed an ultra-modern home extension made of modular components. Named Allen Key House, the angular addition attaches to an original California-style bungalow …

Architecture

Alexander Wang's Sleek, Sparse New York City Home Is, Of Course, Ideal for Parties

"Architectural Digest" hooked it up with a tour.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>256<p>256<p>SHARES<p>For all the home tours that exist on the internet (a …

Shipping Container Homes

Trying to get on the property ladder but live in a place where home prices are ludicrous? These shipping container conversions by Honomobo can be a …

Clear Your Mind in These Meditative Spaces Created by Famous Artists

Five Future Luxury Travel Trends

The future of luxury travel includes five core trends that tap into the human desire to feel unique, and to access luxury on your own terms but not …

Villas Fasano / Isay Weinfeld

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Villas Fasano comprises 45 houses and is located in the 750-hectare Fazenda Boa Vista housing and …

Illustration: Häagen-Dazs Packaging

A cool looking packaging "packed" with illustrations by Andrew Wagner for Häagen-Dazs. In collaboration with a UK-based creative agency called LOVE, …

House P+G | Wannenmacher-Möller Architekten GmbH

Residence in Weinheim<p>House P+G<p>This detached house with a self-contained flat is being built on a plot of approximately 2,000 square metres in a prime …

Architecture

Moss-covered CityTree has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees

20 of them have been deployed so far around the world<p>From smog-sucking bikes to electric taxis and paint made of car exhaust, designers and architects are stepping up to address air pollution—the world’s single largest health risk. But a new air filter making the rounds in Oslo, Paris, Brussels, …

Green Design

5 cool buildings that will make you rethink brick

A whole new world with a very old material<p>Brick may be one of the oldest building materials around, but it deserves to be looked at with fresh eyes. Using computer software, and in some cases, even robots, architects today are deploying brick in inventive ways: perforated, pixelated, undulating, …

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Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘The End of Advertising’

Andrew Essex believes that “the end of advertising as we know it” is “somewhere between five minutes and five years” away. That’s what this former chief executive of the influential creative agency Droga5 writes in “The End of Advertising: Why It Had to Die, and the Creative Resurrection to Come” …

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South America's first luxury sleeper train rolls through the Peruvian Andes

All aboard the Belmond Andean Explorer!<p>What is so magical—and transporting (sorry)—about train travel? It’s quaint, glamorous, and calls to mind the days of old Hollywood black-and-white movies, in addition to simply being a great way to travel, commute, or get inspired. Also, some train stations …

South America

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product

The ads have been popping up on billboards, buses and subways and in glossy magazines, with portraits of attractive men and women and a simple question in bold letters: What is Vivitrol?<p>Five years ago, Vivitrol was a treatment for opioid addiction that was struggling to find a market. Now, its …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

× It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site.<p>Blocked IP Address<p>Your IP …

7 Repurposed Churches Around the World

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into homes have become more and more desirable across the globe.<p>From neo-Gothic stone churches to more modest wood sanctuaries, there are numerous benefits to repurposing these …

Addepar raises $140 million so more of the ultra rich can know exactly what they’re doing with their money

Addepar, the provider of data collection and monitoring services for the financial industry (it’s Palantir’s somewhat less ethically compromised cousin), has raised a whopping $140 million in its latest round of funding.<p>The company’s financing, which likely makes it a unicorn if it wasn’t already …

Incredible Architecture of Messner Museum Kronplatz

The Australian photographer, originally from Melbourne Tom Blachford has just unveiled a new series. Entitled <i>Messner Museum Kronplatz</i>, the latter is …

GM President Puts Manhattan Loft on Market for $10.95 Million

Apartment has four-bedrooms, three bathrooms and was designed by architect Andrew Berman<p>It took three years for General Motors President Dan Ammann …

Villa-Safadasht / Kamran Heirati Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project seeks to develop one of the essential structures of Persian architecture, The” Garden”. In …

25 Of The Most Beautiful California Houses And Their Stories

There are amazing houses all throughout the world but a lot of them are concentrated in a few regions, one of which is California. We’re not talking …

Architecture

Bill Gates Reviews Homo Deus By Yuval Noah Harari

What gives our lives meaning? And what if one day, whatever gives us meaning went away—what would we do then?<p>I’m still thinking about those weighty …

Nine First Questions To Ask When You're Buying A Business

So, you’re planning to buy a business and think, “Hey, I’ve made big purchases before – a sofa, a car, a house – this can’t be that different, right?”<p>Wrong!<p>Paraphrasing Mark Twain, the difference between making a large consumer purchase and buying a business is like the difference between lightning …

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