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Bottle Seedling House turns bamboo and plastic bottles into shelter for Vietnamese farmers

In collaboration with COHED, the Center for Community Health and Development, 1+1>2 International Architecture JSC developed the Bottle Seedling …

Adam Roberts proposes stacking traditional Kyoto dwellings to create "machiya towers"

<b>Graduate shows 2015:</b> traditional machiya houses in the Japanese city of Kyoto are under threat from modern development, so Royal College of Art …

Skyscrapers

Blog Script – Hand Drawn Typeface from Sudtipos

Blog Script, a new hand drawn typeface by Carolina Marando and Alejandro Paul of foundry Sudtipos.<p>After the design of the Distillery font set, the …

Alexa Chung at Harper Simon’s ‘Division Street’ album launch party - 24 April 2013

Alexa Chung at Harper Simon’s ‘Division Street’ album launch party - 24 April 2013

12 "Zero Belly" Recipes

David Zinczenko

Alexa Chung for Tommy Hilfiger

Alexa Chung for Tommy Hilfiger

Eleena Jamil's Vermani House features raw concrete, a courtyard and a slide

A horseshoe-shaped courtyard with a matching first floor terrace forms the heart of this remodelled and extended house in Kuala Lumpur, designed by …

The Hangover Workout

Mike Simone

NAS Architecture's seaside Breath Box is covered in mirrors that flap in the wind

Over 300 mirrored flaps are lifted up and down by the breeze to animate the facade of this seaside structure in La Grande Motte, France, by NAS …

"Casa Futebol" Concept to Turn World Cup Stadiums into Public Housing

No Brazilian can be happy with their national team suffering two crushing defeats in a row, and now the country is dotted with brand-new stadiums …

Housing

Picto watch by Steen Georg Christensen and Erling Andersen arrives at Dezeen Watch Store

The Picto watch from Danish design group Rosendahl has arrived at Dezeen Watch Store in four new summer colours.<p>Danish designers Steen Georg …

Möhn + Bouman Architects uses wooden fencing to update care centre facade

Dutch studio Möhn + Bouman Architects has given a facelift to an institutional-looking care centre near Rotterdam by covering the facade in fencing …

Christian de Portzamparc's Cidade das Artes adds curving concrete fins to the Rio skyline

These new images by photographers Hufton + Crow reveal the pairing of angular and curved concrete volumes at the art and music complex completed by …

Bjarke Ingels unveils spiralling museum for Swiss watchmaker

<b>News:</b> Danish firm BIG has been commissioned to expand the headquarters of Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet by adding a spiralling museum that coils …

Hunter S. Thompson's "The Curse of Lono" Reissued

After nearly a decade out of print, Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman's "The Curse of Lono" is again back on the shelves. Originally published in 1983 and heralded as the devilish duo's most eccentric piece of work, the book follows the two—alongside a cast of equally unsightly …

Couple Leave Their Jobs to Build a Recycled Windows Love Nest

Photographer Nick Olson and fashion designer Lilah Horwitz are a couple who take their dreams very seriously. They have left their daily jobs to …

Apostasy and Freedom of Religion in Islam by Quran

What does Quran says about Apostasy? What is the punishment for Apostasy in Islam? Does Islam allow the freedom of religion? Is there any punishment …

How To Master The Art Of Layering

Welcome to class, gents. Today’s lesson: how to master the art of layering. Be it, winter or summertime or some season in between, layering has a …

On the Street….Great Hair, Milan

Where Architects Live: inside the domains of Hadid, Chipperfield, Libeskind and more

<b>Milan 2014:</b> new photography reveals the homes and workspaces of architects including Shigeru Ban, Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield and Daniel …

1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of Archangel Michael

A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.<p>The discovery, announced by researchers at the British Museum over the weekend, was made during a research project that used …

Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts In The Womb

The symptoms of autism may not be obvious until a child is a toddler, but the disorder itself appears to begin well before birth.<p>Brain tissue taken from children who died and also happened to have autism revealed patches of disorganization in the cortex, a thin sheet of cells that's critical for …

Futuristic family home by Gonzalo Vaíllo Martínez based on biogenetic forms

This conceptual design for a family home by postgraduate architecture student Gonzalo Vaíllo Martínez features a fluid structural frame, a skeletal …