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Three-Roof House / PLAIN WORKS

‘Three-Roof House’ is a home for a couple and their two daughters who lived in an apartment for a long time. The couple who loves wild flowers and …

Design

A Tranquil Lakeside Abode in Quebec Unfolds Over Six Levels

Resting lightly on the terrain, this gorgeous vacation home stays connected to its surroundings through natural materials and emphatic views.<p>"We found this beautiful land bordering the lake with majestic cedars," he said, and the site became the basis for a minimally intrusive design. Tremblay used …

Architecture

Marcon House / Ramella Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The tapering terrain for the lake was instrumental in staggering the broader front plant and narrowing …

Design

How to get your hands on a historic M1911 pistol from the US Army stockpile

Americans will soon have the rare opportunity to get their hands on a historic military gun.<p>Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.<p>The 1911 is one of the most …

Military

House Patio / ARRILLAGA PAROLA Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is the response to a private entrusts for the design of permanent housing of a family of …

10 Excellent Examples of Works That Adopt the Use of Containers

With the green premise growing in popularity across the globe, more and more people are turning to recycling shipping containers as a way to reduce …

DevOps

Garden Wall House / Sarah Kahn Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project involved the insertion of a new 3-bedroom residence as a second dwelling on the lot, …

The 7 Best Podcasts Hosted by Architects, for Architects

<i>This article was originally published by The Architect's Guide as "The 7 Best Architecture Podcasts For Architects, Hosted By Architects."</i><p>As an avid …

Studio KO Is the Architecture Firm Everyone Will Be Talking About Photos

“With this museum, Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty will be among those architects whose names we remember,” wrote Yves Saint Laurent’s late partner in business and life, Pierre Bergé, of the firm’s soon-to-open Musée Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech. Bergé’s foreword rings especially true throughout …

The changing reasons why women cheat on their husbands

One of the more interesting facts in Esther Perel's new book, State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity, comes near the beginning.<p>Since 1990, notes the psychoanalyst and writer, the rate of married women who report they've been unfaithful has increased by 40 percent, while the rate among men has …

CNN

RECO / Tom Mahieu Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Flemish Ardennes in Belgium is renowned for cobblestones, the international cycling race Tour of …

2017 Arcaid Awards Reveals Shortlist for World's Best Building Image

Arcaid Images has revealed the shortlist of 20 images in the running for the title of World’s Best Building Image in their 2017 Arcaid Images …

Architecture

Inside Porsche's Mind-Boggling Hidden Warehouse

This unmarked building hides perhaps the world's most fascinating car collection.

Le Mans

The Evolution of Rallying Is One Of The Best Motorsport Movies Ever

Choosing the best motorsport movie is a tough decision as there are so many good ones. Everything from documentaries, like <i>Truth in 24</i> to biographies …

Marie's Wardrobe / Tsuruta Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> An impressive large staircase in a turn of the 20th century house made the circulation generous, light …

6 Must-See Architecture Documentaries and Series on Netflix

Netflix isn't just a great service for relaxing or procrastinating—it can also be a great learning tool for architecture and urbanism. That is why we …

An ATM dispensed cash — and notes for help from a man trapped inside

A police officer driving near the waterfront in Corpus Christi, Tex., Wednesday afternoon was waved down and given <b></b>an unusual tip: an ATM was dispensing handwritten notes scribbled with an existential appeal — “please help.”<p>It had to be a joke, the responding officers believed. A Bank of America ATM …

Corpus Christi

West Yard Farm / van Ellen + Sheryn

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The clients brief was to refurbish and extend an 18th century Dartmoor farmstead to provide a large, …

China's shame: Liu Xiaobo is first Nobel Peace Prize laureate to die in chains since Nazi era

Many say great heroes in the struggle for freedom have come and gone, that their martyrdom is now something for history and textbooks, figures like Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi or Abraham Lincoln.<p>That's just not true.<p>On Thursday, in a university hospital room in the Chinese city of …

China

Villa in Messinia / MGXM Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The residence is situated on a foothill in small distance from the coast on the west side of the …

26 Things You Didn't Know About Frank Lloyd Wright

150 years ago this month saw the birth of one of the most regarded, studied, influential architects of the twentieth century - American architect …

Residence MG2 / Alain Carle Architecte

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This residence’s occupancy program has been fragmented into four pavilions, according to an organic …

All 30 NHL goal horns, ranked

A hockey goal is so unlike scoring in any other major American sport. It doesn’t happen nearly as frequently as in basketball, or with the gradual …

NHL

Russian hockey goalie drinks water obliviously while team shoots on him

The KHL isn’t in <i>NHL 17</i>, but if the Russian league is ever put into video game form, hopefully someone will take a long, hard look at this video before setting Andrei Gavrilov’s awareness rating. The Salavat Yulaev goalkeeper was completely oblivious to everything around him while he stood, …

Yep, Valentino Balboni's Custom Aventador SV Exhaust Sounds Incredible

The famed test driver clearly knows how a Lamborghini should sound.<p>Last month, we reported that legendary Lamborghini test driver Valentino Balboni was getting into the custom exhaust business with his new company, VB. His first product is a full titanium exhaust kit for the Aventador SV, limited …

This Is What You Should Think Right Before You Hit

A sports psychologist weighs in on how to get your mind in the right space to hit a good shot.<p>What’s the last thing you think before you hit the ball? I asked a few people I play golf with, and I got responses like, <i>Don’t slice it.</i> And, <i>Please go straight.</i> Then the long-winded, <i>Head down- left arm</i> …

Golf

How To Order Wine Like An Adult

So you want to become a wine connoisseur — or just how to navigate the drink menu when you go out to dinner — but you don't know where to start. …

How to Hold Your Breath Longer | The Art of Manliness

Thousands of years before SCUBA or even rudimentary mechanical diving apparatuses, human beings plumbed the ocean’s depths with nothing but …

Scuba Diving

5 Ways To Increase Sales Using The Psychology Of Pricing

Understanding <i>how</i> and <i>why</i> people buy something matters. Many business owners focus exclusively on how they can make the biggest margins on a product, while still remaining competitive. What they fail to consider, however, are the very real factors that influence consumers during their purchase …

eCommerce