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Free Online Architecture and Design Courses

Thanks to the increasing popularity of massive open online courses -- or MOOCs as they’re commonly referred to -- learning has never been easier (or …

Online Education

Dream Vacation: Ion Hotel, Iceland - The Fox Is Black

About 45 minutes east of Reykjavik lies the Ion Adventure Hotel, a stunning boutique hotel which rests upon the peaceful terrain of Iceland. I came …

The Most Popular Projects of 2013

From Zaha Hadid to Sou Foujimouto, from houses to pavilions, from South America to Europe; here are–as you were probably expecting–the <b>20 most popular</b> …

Architecture

14 Food Resolutions to Bring in The New Year

As we enter 2014, there are still nearly one billion people suffering from hunger. Simultaneously, 65 percent of the world’s population live in …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 16, 2018<p>Chairs have assumed a center portion in our lives. From the corporate world to personal lives, chairs consist of one of the vital …

Long Wedding Tables

You may or ma not know, but we LOVE long tables for wedding receptions here at BTM. We just have an affinity for the royalty look they bring to …

BIG’s Beach + Howe Tower Wins Approval in Vancouver

<b>Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)</b>’s 700,000 square foot Beach + Howe development has been approved by the Vancouver City Council. Though concerns still …

Architecture

Metaphor for the Uprising Generation: School Extension Integrating a Crinkled Wall

There’s a large number of buildings with a long standing tradition in Kufstein, but only few of them are subjected to modern architectural …

7 Architects On How To Design For Disaster

Diana Balmori, Michael Manfredi, Peter Gluck, and more top architects speak exclusively to Co.Design on how to safeguard cities against the next Hurricane Sandy.<p><i>A year after Hurricane Sandy struck the United States, destroying houses and public infrastructure along the Eastern Seaboard, we reached</i> …

20 Amazing Architecture Landmarks Around The World

Have you ever noticed that five of the seven wonders of the ancient world are buildings? Why is that? Well, if I had to guess I’d say it’s because …

Skyscrapers

Combine Bold Colors Like A Pro

Bold colors are on-trend for Fall 2013. While this is exciting news for those of us who love color, it can be a little intimidating to know just how …

Home Decorating

Expert: 'Fine' Isn't Good Enough For Plus-Size Women Anymore

The average American woman is about 25 pounds heavier than she was in 1960, and 50 percent of American women now buy a mix of standard and plus-sizes.<p>Which means it's about time retailers take plus-size clothing more seriously. "I think plus-size women 10 years ago said, 'Oh, you know, it's fine, …

10 Apps To Help With Your Home Decor Projects

Technology is a wonderful thing. There are so many different apps and online tools available to help people with a variety of projects. And home …

An Industrial Chic Bathroom in Los Angeles

A fresh look in an old Spanish Revival bath.<p>Designer Deirdre Doherty gives a fresh look to this bathroom in an old Spanish Revival house. By blending in a bit of industrial chic, the space feels totally new.

Would You Stay at a Hotel Without Wi-Fi?

The Hotel Henri IV in Paris will keep you offline. Photo by Tom Meyers<p>How would you react if, while traveling in Europe, you arrived in your hotel room, plopped down your bags, and tried to join the hotel's Wi-Fi network, only to find... (spinning, spinning).... nothing?<p>We're not talking about …

Wi-Fi

10 Mind-Blowing Bridges That Connect Two States (Or Countries!)

There's no cooler way to pass from state to state (or from country to country) than by bridge. You're driving or walking along, enjoying the scenery, and POOF! the bridge drops you off in a wondrous new land.<p>Here are 10 bridges that let you jump major boundary lines with one simple cross.<p>Ambassador …

8 Hospitality Trends We’re Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

A Colorful Alternative To Dreary University Dining

To market! French designer Matali Crasset offers a novel improvement on the college cafeteria: a grocery store.<p>Something changes when you head off to college, namely your waistline. University cafeteria offerings aren’t all that varied and typically pack all the nutritional options of a mall food …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Make It Modern: Incorporate DIY Urban-Inspired Artwork Into Your Decor

This month, Bing challenged us to use the new Smart Search powered by Windows 8.1 to get inspired for our next DIY project. I’m always game for …

Articles about color coded 7 vibrant exteriors on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful …

Fabrication

The 'Cut Once' Ruler Brings Kickstarter to the Classroom

The age-old expression "measure twice, cut once" used by carpenters—and the inspiration behind a new project from materious, a.k.a. husband/wife …

Striking Berlin Library Boasts Expansive White Interior

Located at the Freie Universitat in Berlin, <i>Philologische Bibliothek</i> is an expansive library designed by architect Norman Foster. While its size and collection seems to be straight out of a bibliophile's dream, it's the visually striking interior design of the architecture that immediately …

Architecture

Inside SimCity’s Vision Of Tomorrow, Where You Can Build A Clean Tech Heaven Or A Drone-Filled Hell

A new expansion pack for the city simulation game surrounds players with futuristic technologies. But even in the future, one thing never changes: human nature.<p>In SimCity designer Stone Librande’s version of the semi-near future–somewhere between 2060 and 2080–there are no flying cars. There are no …

Future Cities

Makeshift Society to Open its Doors to NYC Creative Community this Spring

With the sudden shutdown of 3rd Ward and General Assembly, NYC's creative space has taken a hit in the past couple of weeks... which is why Makeshift …