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13 Winning American Architecture Prize Designs

The first annual American Architecture Prize jury recently revealed its best international projects across 40 architecture disciplines. Here’s a baker’s dozen sampling of honored projects (some built, some conceptual), including the three Architects of the Year who received the AAP Trophy on …

Architecture

Remodeling 101: Architects’ 10 Favorite Vent and Register Covers

We admit it: We’re obsessed with the details. Case in point: heating vent covers. You too? We turned to members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer …

Pyrmont Fire Station Restoration / GroupGSA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Between 1890 and 1911, Government Architect Walter Liberty Vernon designed and delivered over fifty …

24 Mercer: Scott Shields Architects' Super-Thin Tower Evolves

Tucked in amongst Toronto's ever-expanding cluster of Entertainment District high-rises, the proposed 17-storey building at 24 Mercer Street would …

Skyscrapers

A Beloved New York Restaurant Auctions Its Contents

Thom Browne, Lee F. Mindel, and more, gather to bid on items from the Four Seasons<p>Late this morning a certain set of well-heeled New Yorkers arrived in droves at one of the city’s most illustrious lunch spots: the Four Seasons. This time it wasn’t for a $55 crab cake. Rather, as they filed into the …

Architecture: 8 Stunning Facades That Are Sure To Impress You

First impressions always last long, whether you are meeting someone or approaching a house. And when it is about a home, the facade is naturally the …

Architecture

The 25 Best Dive Bars In San Francisco

<i>Whether drowning sorrows on your lonesome or slumming it with friends, dive bars are good for a lot of occasions. Firstly, they're often cheaper than</i> …

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The Forks Market Food Hall / Number TEN Architectural Group

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Forks Market Food Hall breathes new life in to one of Winnipeg’s most important and beloved public …

Beautiful Houses: Newberg Residence

Today we will show you a breathtaking house in Oregon, a project by Cutler Anderson Architects. This place is really beautiful. It looks like …

What Are San Francisco's Best Kept Secrets?

<i>What are San Francisco's best kept secrets?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Yi Shi</i><p><b>Corona Heights Park</b><p>Dog-friendly, …

Bhuyan Bari | SHATOTTO architecture for green living

This house belongs to two brothers engaged in the land development and housing business. Unlike the typical affluent families in the society, these …

The Essential San Francisco Pizza Restaurants

New York City may get all the pizza credit, but San Francisco puts up a mean fight. Pie options here run the gamut from certified pizza Napoletana to saucy deep-dish numbers to thin-crust specialties. Options have especially increased in the last year, with several notable openings now dotting the …

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12 Design Ideas For Including Built-In Shelving In Your Shower

In-shower storage can be such a hassle. The suction cups never stick long enough and the tall metal organizers have a tendency to get grungy. Shelves …

Where celebs eat and stay in the Bay Area

San Francisco is no LA (thank goodness), but it's increasingly becoming a hot spot for celebrity sightings.<p>With the wealth of Silicon Valley's tech giants, the allure of our food scene and our hot sports teams, the city's awash in out-of-towners. Hell, even Kanye proposed in San Francisco. If that …

Where to Eat and Drink in Chinatown

Chinatown is easily San Francisco's most iconic neighborhood. So why is it that no one knows quite where to go? Yes, the language barrier can make exploring intimidating, but there's a misconception that there's no good food to be found. And that's just not true — in reality, Chinatown is filled …

New glow-in-the-dark cement could illuminate roads & structures

<i>A scientist in Mexico has created glowing cement that absorbs solar energy during the day and emits light after sun-down.</i><p><i>Claiming the engineered</i> …

Roads

Two Houses at Nichada / Alkhemist Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site of two houses at Nichada Village is located in a suburban gated community in Bangkok, Thailand, …

Living Rooms

hong kong micro-apartment by LAAB architects

<b><br>LAAB fits kitchen, cinema, and gym inside a 30 sqm hong kong apartment</b><br>all images courtesy of LAAB architects<p><b>with house prices in hong kong some of</b> …

Hong Kong

Lantern House by Feldman Architecture: Modern Palo Alto home lights up the entire neighborhood

The Lantern House by Feldman Architecture lights up the neighborhood<p>Feldman Architecture is known for shaping the Californian landscape with …

Architecture

15 Features That Will Help Your Home Sell Faster—and for More Money

Here's some good news for folks who love barn doors, subway tiles and farmhouse sinks.<p>1 Barn Doors<p>Properties featuring barn doors saw the highest …

This lantern inspired house design lights up a California neighborhood

Feldman Architecture have sent us photos of their latest project, the <i>Lantern House.</i><p>Located in the suburban area of Palo Alto, California, the home …

THE 25 / D.A Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> THE25 is an exhibition, relaxation and communication space. It consists of a open space with a central …

60+ free awesome resources for Architects and Designers

<b>Design is hard</b>. We all know that. But the design process could be less painful by <b>sharing resources with each other</b>! So over at Pitcrit we have …

John Lautner's Goldstein House Gifted to LACMA by its Owner

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) has announced that John Lautner's famous LA residence, the James Goldstein House - often referred to as …