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The Ninja Cross Country Road Trip Planning Guide

In This Guide<p>Introduction<br>• Where To Go?<br>• Trello<br>• Evernote<br>• Instagram<br>• Chimani<br>• Google Maps<br>• Next Steps<p>If you're planning a cross country road trip, you probably …

Chalet in Krkonoše / Znameni Ctyr Architekti

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Our primary effort as designers of this project and architectural concept of this house was to design a …

Discovering your inner GPS

Has our sense of direction been found? Or is it a matter of correlation not being causation?<p>The ability of birds to navigate their way back to their nests, often more than thousands of miles each year, is fascinating. Arctic terns, which have the longest migration distance known, travel from their …

Ten New Findings From the Sciences that Will Revolutionize Architecture

<i>In their latest book</i> Design for a Living Planet: Settlement, Science, and the Human Future<i>, Michael Mehaffy and Nikos Salingaros examine recent</i> …

Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads

Project info<p>Life on Wheels: The New American Nomads, looks at those Americans who have willfully traded traditional lifestyles of home and property for a nomadic existence of full-time life on the road in recreational vehicles.<p>For much of any given year, I can be found traveling cross-county in my …

RVs

What Do Minimalists Do With All Their Stuff?

If you’ve ever started a spring cleaning project, you know that it can be an overwhelming task. There are times when life just gets overwhelming and …

Shaun Lockyer Architects design a house on a steep, inner-city street in Brisbane

Shaun Lockyer Architects have designed Mackay Terrace, a contemporary house in Brisbane, Australia.<p>From the architect<p>Mackay Terrace is a progressive, …

Furniture

Why Islam forbids images of Mohammed

<b>(CNN) —</b> French officials are still trying to determine what caused gunmen to attack a satirical magazine in Paris, killing 12 people. But, according to French media, the gunmen yelled, "We have avenged the Prophet!" as they stormed the office.<p>Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine attacked on …

Islam

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.<p>The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Roses are red, violets are blue.<p>At this point, everyone knows how much we love the outdoors.<p>In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a …

Nova Scotia

The Cloisters: Medieval Art and Architecture | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Cloisters, a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is home to an extraordinary collection of art and architecture from medieval Europe. …

The Top Places To Watch Architectural Lectures Online

The online lecture, similar to the podcast, is an easy, often entertaining way of absorbing knowledge and the opinions of thinkers and practitioners …

Escalalatina: Rendering Your Designs with Diversity

Tired of seeing Nordic families in representations of Colombian markets and New York hipsters drinking coffee in Mexican cultural centers, a group of …

A1 House / A1Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The old house<p>Two hundred years ago there was built a small and simple colony of houses called “Among …

Design

Rem Koolhaas and the New Frontline of Transformation

When you abandon the countryside in favour of the city, what do you leave behind? In a recent essay for Icon Magazine, OMA co-founder Rem Koolhaas …

Apartment in Paris / Schemaa

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is about renovation and extension of an apartment located in Paris. The existing surface, …