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This Waterfront Hamptons Dream House Just Listed For $18.5M

A very special property in the Hamptons designed by award-winning Bates Masi + Architects hits the market.<p>Nestled at the end of a private cul-de-sac on nearly an acre of pristine waterfront property in Sagaponack, New York, this distinctive, contemporary retreat from the renowned architectural firm …

Architecture

Local Plumber Invents System to Change Plumbing Industry Forever - Elmhurst, IL Patch

Have you had a plumbing issue that never seems to go away? Well Tom Bartos, a local plumbing contractor is here to change that. He was sick of seeing …

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

this net-zero cabin in american suburbs uses only reclaimed materials, by coates design architects

<b>this vacation home, designed by coates design architects to be net-zero, lies in a historic mining area in washington state’s cascade mountains, USA.</b> …

Architecture

In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2018 shortlist

A research centre in Riyadh, a village lounge in rural China and a mosque without a minaret in Iran are among the projects shortlisted in the World Architecture Festival Awards 2018.

Adam Scott

What is Deconstructivism?

If we define “deconstructivism” (although it is not a verified word in the dictionary), it literally translates to the breaking down, or demolishing …

Avant-garde

neri & hu completes 'yangcheng lake villas' in china

<b>neri & hu has completed a series of waterfront residences in the chinese city of suzhou.</b> designed to suit modern chinese lifestyles, the ‘yangcheng …

Architecture

In Just 31 Days, These Historic Chinese Ruins Were Transformed Into a Chic B&B

After suffering years of neglect, a pair of dilapidated stone villas has been brought back to life with a $88,000 budget.<p>In a testament to the incredible speed of construction in China, the decayed ruins of two historic stone structures on Zhejiang’s Dahuanglong Island have been reborn as a stylish …

Architecture

40 Funny Jokes Only Designers Will Understand

<i>Sit down, grab a coffee, and enjoy these 40 Funny Jokes Only Designers Will Understand! Psss, I’m sure other people from this office would like to</i> …

Jokes

This week, BIG designed buildings on stilts and IKEA hacked its own furniture

This week, BIG revealed plans for the Miami Produce Center in Allapattah, and IKEA asked Scholten & Baijings to hack two of its most popular …

Architecture

Link House / Strey Architects and Associates

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> With the Link House, Strey Architects was challenged with a typical contradicting clients brief and west …

Heating System

Stanton Fence: A traditional English garden transformed by the touch of a Chelsea gold-medallist

Non Morris is blown away by Stanton Fence near Morpeth, a romantic garden set in a steeply wooded river valley where the owners brought in renowned …

Sunroom

Sou Fujimoto designs nature-inspired tower for Montpellier "modern follies" project

<b>News:</b> Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has unveiled plans for a tower block shaped like a pine cone with balconies sprouting outwards in all …

BHDM uses neons to make Shoreline Waikiki "the most instagrammable hotel in Hawaii"

US design studio BHDM was not shy with colour when renovating this hotel in Hawaii, where bold shades that echo the island chain's tropical flora and …

Los Angeles

Documentary About Human Shelter Shows the Poetry, Power and Resilience of “Home”

Architects are called upon to build society’s greatest structures. We marvel at the museums, performing arts centers and spaces of worship that dot …

Framing

Prefab holiday cabins boast spectacular coastal views in Tasmania

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting Tasmania, you’ll want to put Freycinet’s newest additions on your bucket list. Nestled inside one of the country’s …

Prefab Homes

Can These Tiny, Modular Smart Homes Relieve the Demand For Affordable Housing?

Prefabricated and stackable, Kasita's high-density units may be a solution to America’s affordable housing crisis—with tech-enabled, high-quality design to boot.<p>Whether it’s building regulations or growth outpacing construction, America faces a new kind of housing crisis: a shortage of homes. …

Housing

Building a self-portrait: inside architects’ houses

A new book shows us what happens when architects apply their professional philosophy to their domestic lives<p>Building your own home is an unachievable …

New York State

Perkins+Will's Cidade Jardim House features a large garden space under thin columns

Perkins+Will's Cidade Jardim House features a large garden space designed under slender columns for this private residence in São Paulo, Brazil. …

Architecture

Stamford House

In a neighborhood filled with oversized homes, the Stamford House stands out not by the space it occupies, but the space it doesn't. The home, also …

Architecture

Spotlight: Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma (born 8th August, 1956) is one of the most significant Japanese figures in contemporary architecture. His reinterpretation of traditional …

CC BY-SA

Studio Arthur Casas designs prefabricated home for SysHaus

Brazilian firm Studio Arthur Casas has worked with a startup to create a highly flexible, prefabricated home that avoids the "negative surprises" …

Architecture

12 Guidelines for Handling Emergency Situations Quickly and Effectively

At some point in our lives, we have all been taught how to behave in emergency situations. However, it is not that easy to remember these things when …

Steven Holl Architects Chosen to Design University College Dublin Future Campus

Steven Holl Architects have been announced as winners of the University College Dublin Future Campus Competition, overcoming 98 total entries, and a …

Architecture

12 Unbelievable Ways to Wash and Clean Off Absolutely Everything

It is possible to destain anything if you use a good cleanser and have a washing machine. But what if you are not within reach of any washing …

RECOMMENDED TOKYO ITINERARIES with Estimated Budget: 1 Day to 8 Days

Tokyo is a vibrant city. Its towering skyscrapers, monuments, historic shrines, hole-in-the-wall restaurants, and glitzy shopping centers make it an …

Japan

Java has been named the world's best island – and these stunning photos show why

Java in Indonesia has been named the number one island on the planet. Here's why you need to go...<p><b>Java has been named the world’s most beautiful island by Travel + Leisure after the magazine asked readers to vote for the world's best island for a holiday.</b><p>Topping the top 10 list, which also featured …

Green Bay

How to build a prefab smart home from scratch

Constructing our Home of the Future starts in a prefab factory in Austin, Texas<p><i>Welcome to season two of</i> <i>Home of the Future</i><i>, a six-part video series co-produced by Curbed and</i> <i>The Verge</i> <i>that chronicles the buildout of a prefab home in Austin, Texas—designed with cutting-edge technology, sustainability,</i> …

Prefab Homes

Facets and curves form exterior of Hollywood Hills House by Tighe Architecture

American studio Tighe Architecture has created a sculptural residence on a tree-studded hillside in Los Angeles that is wrapped in plaster and large …

Architecture

Atelier Workshop’s recycled container home Port-A-Bach « Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

1/7<p>Atelier Workshop's recycled container home Port-A-Bach<p>If there's two things we love at Inhabitat, it's small-space living and repurposed shipping …

Small Spaces