Emilio Figueroa

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I Bought an Apartment Just to Rent It Out on Airbnb

In 2012 I bought an apartment specifically to rent out on airbnb. I've been managing it remotely for the past year. This post includes everything I …

Suicide Machines, Kinetic Sculptures That Slowly Destroy Themselves

Artist Thijs Rijkers has created a pair of “suicide machines,” kinetic sculptures whose sole function is to slowly destroy themselves. “Suicide …

Google Is Using Minecraft To Find The Computer Geniuses Of Tomorrow

If you want to find the computer geniuses of tomorrow, you could do worse than to check out which kids are playing <i>Minecraft</i>. That's what Google's …

Conflicting Signals From Latest Economic Indicators

Thursday morning's economic news:<p>-- There were 360,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance last week, up 32,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says. At 360,000, the pace was the fastest since the last week of March. But it remained well below the …

The collusion between art and architecture. Neural and corporate rolfing. Remote controlled architecture. Proprioceptive design. Risk optimization. 



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Al Gore

Hybrid - Design Build Develop Architecture Firm based in Seattle, WA

Top Drawer

Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.<p>In traditional Japanese houses, clever carpenters often combined staircases with storage to maximize living space. This project in Fukushima Prefecture …

Living Rooms

Handmade home in Topanga, CA

Handmade home in <b>Topanga, CA</b>.

Off-the-grid oceanside dwelling in Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

Off-the-grid oceanside dwelling in <b>Cabo Polonio, Uruguay.</b>

Shed home on the island of Monhegan, Maine

Shed home on the island of <b>Monhegan, Maine</b>.<p>Contributed by Roy Russell.

Water Map, A Wooden Water Basin Shaped Like a Street Map

Water Map is a wooden water basin cut into the shape of a London street map. The basin is a design concept by Ukraine-based designer Julia …