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Global Cycling Sharing Service Spinlister Is Hitting The Ground Running

From two-time Ironman world champion Chris McCormack, also known as MACCA, to the senior citizen riding in the park, cycling is on the up slope everywhere.<p>However, many times it’s not practical to take your bicycle with you when traveling. Two years ago, a bike-sharing platform called Spinlister …

Dubai Cityscape Photography

Great photo series by German photographer Jens Fersterra. Dubai has a rich collection of buildings and structures of various architectural styles. …

10 Questions With... Bjarke Ingels

One of the world’s most influential and exciting architects, Bjarke Ingels has held the industry’s attention with ecologically responsible, …

Bjarke Ingels

"I haven't had a home for three years" says Iwan Baan

<b>Interview:</b> Iwan Baan is the rock star of architecture photography, shooting buildings from helicopters and "living in a hotel 365 days a year". With …

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Old Yorkshire barn converted into a modern home by Snook Architects

British studio Snook Architects has overhauled a dilapidated eighteenth-century barn in Yorkshire to create a modern home with chunky wooden trusses, …

Partners zonder zorgen

Ziekenhuizen, ofwel de ‘cure’ kant van de zorg, vormen voor Heijmans een interessante markt, waarin wij hard op weg zijn ons te specialiseren. Onze …

Spectaculair!

<b>Gezien in Amsterdam op vrijdag 17 januari 2014:</b><p>De laatste jaren zelden zo’n hevige emotie gevoeld bij het zien van moderne architectuur. Vrijdagavond …

These 7 iPhone Apps for Meditation Make Us Want To Inhale, Exhale, Inhale, Exhale

Download these apps to help you start meditating right now and get started on the path to a more peaceful existence.<p>For just one minute, calm your …

3D-printed jewellery by Maria Jennifer Carew clips onto garments

Rather than slotting onto chains, these 3D-printed pendants by Italian designer Maria Jennifer Carew hang from the edge of the wearer's clothing (+ …

Bikes Lanes Aren’t Just Safer For Cyclists. They’re Good For Business, Too

Building extensive bike lane infrastructure in the U.S. will require convincing a key constituent: local businesses. Luckily, the data’s all there on how cyclists improve a company’s bottom line health as much as their own.<p>Though the number of people cycling in U.S. cities has been rising steadily …

100 Famous Movie Quotes, Visualized

Just in time for awards season, the AFI’s 100 Most Memorable Movie Quotes have been diagrammed.<p>In 2005, the American Film Institute polled a jury of 1,500 film artists, critics, and historians to come up with 100 Years, 100 Movie Quotes, a list of the most memorable movie quotes in Hollywood …

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Latest<p>April 25, 2018<p>Watches are one of those accessories that add to your overall look while being functional at the same time. In fact, they have …

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The Innovation Revolution - Project Syndicate

In <i>Project Syndicate’s</i> exclusive series <i>The Innovation Revolution</i>, the world’s leading experts in architecture, industrial design, medical research, …

Innovation

Global investment in clean energy falls for second year running

New figures show investment fell to $254bn in 2013, with a drop in Europe of 41%<p>Global investment in clean energy fell for the second year in a row to $254bn last year, with green investment in Europe crashing by 41%, new figures showed on Wednesday.<p>The drop casts a pall over a high-profile …

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'REM' - Rem Koolhaas Documentary

<b>GOAL:</b><p><b>We are raising $30,000 dollars to complete the feature length documentary film 'REM' which is currently in production. So far we have been</b> …

Five New Year’s Resolutions Every Leader Should Make

Looking ahead to 2014, one of the most urgent issues will be a new war for talent: not yesteryear’s broad-based need for <i>all</i> top talent but an increasing demand for the <i>right</i> kind of talent. For leaders, this means a new urgency in targeting, nurturing, and advancing top talent in their organization. …

10 Extraordinary People and Their Lessons for Success

From presidents to hip-hop producers to poets, the last page of every issue of Harvard Business Review is always an interview with someone who has succeeded outside the traditional corporate world. Here, some of our favorite lessons from the class of 2013:<p><b>Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on having</b> …

The Untold Story Of How The Aeron Chair Was Born

Almost everyone knows the Aeron chair as a high-tech design classic. But few people know that its true origins lie in a 10-year effort to create furniture for the elderly.<p>After the great dotcom bust of 2000, there was one lasting symbol of the crash: Herman Miller’s Aeron chair. The ergonomic, …

Dezeen's review of the year: September 2013

Rafael Viñoly's Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London stole the limelight when it reflected the September sun onto cars parked nearby and caused them to …