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How to Specify: Fireplace Accessories

This article is part of a series designed to help architects use <b>Source</b>, Architizer’s premier marketplace for building products. For more information on the platform, click here.<p>If you’re an architect, contractor or do-it-yourselfer, you probably already know how difficult and time-consuming it can …

Conjunto Rebollar

Re-enable a worn out housing complex is the starting point of this project. This complex consists of 3 buildings that were built in three different stages. At the same time, each building contains a “patio” which is not shared with each other. Although all of the buildings form part of the same …

'Crashing waves' of jihadists fray soldiers' nerves in Mosul battle

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A week after his tank division punched through Islamic State defenses on the southeast edge of Mosul, an Iraqi army colonel says the fight to drive the militants out of their urban stronghold is turning into a nightmare.<p>Federal police forces fire mortar toward Islamic State …

Middle East

New Book Illustrates Different Sketching Processes Used by Industrial Designers

Tom Skeehan's book on design drawing is 200 pages of Australian goodness<p>Remember rendering expert Mark Kokavec releasing his <i>How to Draw Figures</i> book? …

Sketching

21 Careers You Can Pursue With A Degree in Architecture

Completing a degree in architecture can be a long and arduous process, but also wonderfully rewarding. Despite this, many freshly graduated …

Say goodbye to clunky solar panels, and hello to Tesla's sleek new glass solar roof tiles

While solar panels have been subsidized in many cities for a while now, the blocky, rectangular panels aren’t heavily implemented in part because …

Tesla

Architect builds family home around a pear tree in London

Verticality is key<p>It’s the dream, isn’t it, to build your own home from the ground up, to your exact specifications? For Jake Edgley, the architect behind award-winning firm Edgley Design, achieving that dream was a bit easier than it is for most people. The result is the Pear Tree House, a bright …

Watch This Tour of a Drug Dealer's Ridiculous Abandoned Mansion

It's just like MTV Cribs.<p><i>MTV Cribs</i> was a lot of fun while it lasted, wasn't it? Watching extremely 2003 rappers nervously guess their way around a mansion hired for the express purpose of the show; opening up their massive fridges where they stored 700 bottles of blue Gatorade and maybe, sometimes, …

A Patient's Fart Ignited a Fire During Surgery

The patient was seriously burned, so you're not allowed to laugh.<p>Here's a horrifying story just in time for Halloween: In Tokyo, a patient farted during surgery, which ignited a fire that led to burns all over her body.<p>The incident happened back in April, but the Tokyo Medical University Hospital …

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

Snarkitecture Dissect Their Monolithic Concept Store Design for Arc'teryx Veilance

Daniel Arsham and Alex Mustonen explain their concept of precision and looseness for the imprint’s new collection.<p>The best of collaborations often come about between like-minded brands, and there’s arguably no better fit than between respective industry heavyweights, Snarkitecture and Arc’teryx …

Meet the artists shaping the UK hip hop scene

UK hip hop culture emerged in the 1980s in much the same way it did when it hit the streets of New York: with breakdancing, graffiti, and turntablism all contributing to a new, black culture. Early UK rap borrowed heavily from its US counterpart in other ways, most notably in its imitation of the …

Highbury Hill House

Located in north London, the Highbury Hill House uses steel-framed glass to expand on a Victorian family home. The new single-story glazed addition …

Architecture

“Writing Can Never Be Replaced by Digital”: Montblanc’s Creative Director on the Creation of Augmented Paper

Hamburg is a town of bridges and two-halves: it’s a maritime city yet it lies around 100 kilometers away from the open sea. It enjoys the finer …

Mont Blanc

Small Space, Big Design

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>"Whether it’s incessant emails, texts, or social media updates, our overly packed schedules or the many hundreds of things we own, life can be overwhelming. I believe we intuitively desire simpler lives filled with …

Rest in Peace, Dylan Rieder

Skateboarding lost a good one on Wednesday.<p>We are sad to report that Dylan Rieder, one of the most talented skateboarders of his generation, passed away on Wednesday after a battle with leukemia. Rieder possessed an effortless style and served as an inspiration for countless people, skaters and …

This magical floating cloud speaker is what dreams are made of

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Gear & Gadgets

Exclusive: Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s long-lost Canadian pavilion

The Frank Lloyd Wright Revival Institute recently received the green light to rebuild this Prairie-style recreation facility in Banff.<p>While there’s no shortage of homes and projects designed by Frank Lloyd Wright that have been canonized and turned into museums, even one of the most famous …

Architizer

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>Project Connections give your design work the spotlight it deserves.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Low-rise, high-density housing attempts to combine the best elements of both urban and …

Design

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Have we reached the tipping point for investing in renewable energy?

As oil prices bottom out and fossil fuels no longer offer strong returns, investment dollars are starting to move to renewable energy<p>Divestment – the decision to voluntarily reduce one’s fossil fuel investments – has been a hot button topic of discussion since 2011, when university students began …

Fossil Fuels

A Master Of Science Visualization Animates Deadly Viruses

Using the Protein Data Bank, an illustrator puts a new spin on molecular science.<p>Twenty-three-year-old Seattle-based designer Eleanor Lutz is one of our favorite practitioners of the art of the science visualization, but it’s been a while since we last heard from her. Her latest work was worth the …

Infographics

Professor Cracks 300-Year-Old Math Problem, Wins $700,000

He finally got his piece of the pi.<p>To sum it up, this man is a mathematical mastermind.<p>In 1994, Andrew Wiles shocked the math world when he published proof of Fermat's Last Theorem, which is a problem that had bewildered scholars for more than 300 years. On Tuesday, the 62-year-old Oxford professor …

Donald Trump presidency 'could be as damaging to global economy as terrorism'

Damning report comes as Russia accuses Republican front-runner of "demonising" them in campaign advert<p>A Donald Trump presidency could be as damaging to the global economy as jihadi terrorism, a risk analysis group has warned.<p>If the billionaire reaches the White House he could initiate trade wars …

Meet the Adventurer Who Found Hundreds of Millions Worth of Sunken Treasure

Having discovered shipwrecks and artifacts worth hundreds of millions of dollars, Dr. Spence is living the Uncharted life, for real.<p>The story of the original <i>Uncharted: Drake's Fortune</i> is fantastical in extremis. The player-controlled Nathan Drake—a treasure hunter, adventurer, smart-ass, and …