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Iceland's landscape captured in all its extreme natural beauty, in pictures - Telegraph

How to take better holiday photos through science

How much care do you take when composing your holiday snaps? One scientist dares to suggest that with the right methods, your results might easily be improved<p>I am not being altogether serious but my goal here is to dismantle C.P. Snow’s separation of the sciences and the humanities into ‘two …

holidayphotos

Los Angeles' new NFL stadium features a farmer's market and an absurd valet system

Los Angeles unveiled its design for a new NFL stadium in Carson on Monday night, which could serve as the new home for the Chargers and Raiders. There's no guarantee it will be built, but the design couldn't be more L.A. if it tried. These are the six weirdest features the new stadium will have.<p>1. …

Los Angeles

One Photographer's Look at Burning Man's Incredible Pop-Up Architecture

The Temple of Joy, a massive temporary wood structure built for the Burning Man arts festival 2002. A powerful laser beam, built by Russell Wilcox, was installed thousands of feet away across the desert floor, and aligned with an opening in the upper level of the Temple. All imagery by NK Guy from …

Burning Man

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

This timber elementary school and kindergarten in Switzerland boasts more than just good looks — the School in...<p>Swiss architecture firm Frundgallina …

Architecture

Could a spiraling tower made of stacked shipping containers solve Mumbai's housing crisis?

CRG Architects have proposed an interesting solution to Mumbai's chronic housing shortage with two slightly twisting cylinder-shaped towers made of …

Cantilevered Home Shaping Indoor-Outdoor Lifestyle

Architect Aarón Carrillo of Carrillo Architects and Associates imagined a stunning cantilevered home built on a trapezoidal plot of land in Temozón, …

Architecture

Zero-energy Casa Rosset boasts fantastic views of the Italian Alps

1/15<p>Casa Rosset by De Carlo Gualla Architects<p>De Carlo Gualla Architects designed Casa Rosset, a mountainside home that generates all of its energy …

Mirador House Perched Above A Steep Cliff in Tunquén, Chile

Perched above a steep cliff in Tunquén, Chile, the <b>Mirador House</b> by <b>Gubbins Arquitectos</b> offers the family living here daily encounters with majestic …

Architecture

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

A look inside the world's superhouses – in pictures

A new book and exhibition looks at some of the world’s most extraordinary houses, including a transformed cement factory outside Barcelona, a prefabricated house in the Netherlands, a restored 12th-century castle in England, and a futuristic seaside escape on the coast of Victoria.<p>• McCartney’s …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid Architects win Danjiang Bridge competition in Taiwan

1/11<p>Danjiang Bridge Zaha Hadid Bridge<p>Zaha Hadid Architects won the Danjiang Bridge International Competition in Taiwan, which called for designing a …

Abandoned parking garage transformed into a glowing office in San Francisco

1/10<p>690-Folsom-Street-Charles-Bloszies<p>This repurposed parking garage in San Francisco looks like it's been renovated by Spiderman! The updated …

Six Parabolic Modules Shape Up Original House Design in Mexico

The story of this house in Mexico begun when architecture firm PRODUCTORA was challenged to re-purpose six parabolic modules: “A friend of ours …

Architecture

Superhouses: the allure of fantasy homes where money is no object

As our homes increasingly reflect identity, financial security and status, a new book about some of the world’s most striking designs taps into our daydreams<p>• Inside the world’s superhouses – in pictures<p>When Karen McCartney first stumbled across the title Superhouse for her new coffee table book, …

Housing

Blending Traditional New England Architecture with Modern Design: Skyfall Residence

<b>Balzer + Tuck Architecture</b> from Saratoga Springs, New York designed the <b>SkyFall Residence</b> on six acres of this upstate New York horse country property …

New England

Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Abandoned houses in New Orleans, in pictures - Telegraph

'Orcs' launch campaign to destroy Minas Tirith as architects' crowdfunding reaches £53,000

It's all getting a bit silly now: hours after seeing The Telegraph's report on a crowdfunding campaign to build a £1.85 billion replica of Minas Tirith in England, a rival movement has launched to tear the planned city down.<p>The distinctly tongue-in-cheek operation, named Destroy Minas Tirith, aims …

Tranquil Pond House Generates Energy Instead of Consuming It

Louisiana's Holly & Smith Architects has designed a sustainable home that's the epitome of relaxation. The beautiful retreat–which is known as <i>The Pond House</i>–seamlessly blends in with its serene surroundings. The naturalistic look of this residence is enhanced by the fact that it overlooks a calming …

Energy Star

Ugly Houses | Unusual Homes Around the World

8 Ugly Houses That Don’t Seem Real, But They Are!<p>Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? These eight ugly houses answer that age-old question with a …

New York State

Exuberant Green Landscape Beautifully Showcased by Pachamanca House in Peru

<b>Pachamanca House</b> in Lima, Peru, borrows its name from an ancient Peruvian technique of cooking under the ground.The 682 square-meter home was built …

Architecture

Stylish Home Near Moscow Flaunts Round Architecture

SL Project imagined a home displaying round architecture near Moscow that will make you look closely at all the details. And that’s because the …

Architecture

Peru's Chontay house was made using locally-sourced wood and clay to help it blend in with the surrounding mountains

1/15<p>Chontay House Marina Vella Arquitectos<p>This rustic house on a mountain slope near Peru's capital accentuates the stunning beauty of the Andes …

22 beautiful photos of mirror houses disappearing into their surroundings

Like tiny houses before them, mirror houses are the latest architecture trend to make design blogs swoon.<p>Though mirror-encased homes have mainly been cropping up in Europe over the last few years, US design minds are taking notice. These reflective homes capture the stunning (and often secluded) …

Architects Want to Build a "Lord of the Rings" City in England

An ambitious team of architects is looking to make their <i>Lord of the Rings</i>-themed dream a reality. To express their passion for both architecture and fantasy, the designers want to build a fully-functional replica of Minas Tirith–a fictional city that was originally born from the mind of J.R.R. …