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Ideas to Steal from 5 Gorgeous Scandinavian Kitchens | Logopo – Interior Design & Architecture Blog

There are lots of good things in this space from Ballingslov, but I especially enjoy the contrast between the traditional black-and-white floor tile …

Interior Design

Microsoft: Windows 10 upgrades will cost $119 starting July 30th

Microsoft is reminding everyone today that the free promotion for Windows 10 upgrades is finishing soon. The software maker first released Windows 10 as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 machines on July 29th last year, giving everyone a year to upgrade at no cost. Many had assumed …

The Crazy Ways We’ll Soon Mine Old Gadgets for Treasure

Last month, the internet flew into a frenzy over news that Apple recovered $40 million worth of gold from old gadgets last year. That story turned …

How public spaces will help change cities for the better

How to make cities more livable for people? How to create good, inclusive and accessible public spaces for all?read more

Cities

Landscape Architecture

<b>A Minneapolis Landscape Architect Creates a Picture-Perfect Party Garden</b> – <i>The Minnesota Star Tribune,</i> 4/21/18<br>“When Frank Fitzgerald feels like …

Urban Design

Builder's tiny houses caught in a mortgage quagmire

<i>Each week, we seek expert advice to help a small or medium-sized business overcome a key issue.</i><p>Three years ago, Christoph Kesting built a tiny home for himself in Guelph, Ont., using a standard shipping container as the base. Then, after selling it – the buyer ended up moving it across the province …

Tomorrow's Buildings: Construction industry goes robotic

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1241000/1241095_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524704366_65c860f5dc739659cca2a4956c717420<p><b>The building site of the future is going to look very different to the one we are all used to today.</b><p>Instead of men in high-visibility jackets and …

3D Printing

Men are the problem here: Stop harassing women in public restrooms under the guise of “protecting” us

As bathroom panic explodes, random guys keep stepping in where they don’t belong<p>Ladies, we are so lucky. Where would we be without big strong men to keep us safe in our public restrooms? Who will protect us from guys barging in our private spaces, if not other guys, barging in our private …

Architects Recycle Found Doors and Windows to Form Faade of a Collage House

Mumbai-based S+PS Architects have created a residence that pieces together eclectic, recycled materials to form a cohesive whole. Mimicking the speckled and incongruous Indian city, the building makes an unusual statement where it stands patched together from an array of found and re-used elements. …

Architecture

Skybridge with a swimming pool will link pair of Manhattan towers by SHoP

Construction is underway on two bent apartment towers in New York by SHoP Architects that will be joined by a skybridge offering a pool, hot tub and …

A One-Stop Guide to Designing the Streets of the Future

A recently published report by the National Association of City Transportation Officials includes insights from dozens of officials and practitioners across North America.<p>Not all urban planners or city governments agree on what kind of street designs are best. But one thing remains clear: Cities …

Urban Design

Vertical cities could be the future of architecture

Vertical City<p>Land is becoming scarce as the world's population grows and environmental changes shrink the amount of livable space on Earth. Some …

Urban Agriculture

The Simplest Way to Avoid Bad Street Design: Copy the Ones That Work

Models matter. Let’s design more streets like the streets we already love.<p>When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail. And when you’re a traffic engineer, it seems, everything looks like a highway.<p>If traffic engineers did not control the design of so many of our public spaces, this might not …

Urban Design

RoBoHoN is the world's cutest smartphone - and he's poised to take over the world

If any robot can take over the world, it's RoBoHoN . He has all the information you put in your smartphone - which, for most people, is a lot - and can read human emotion.<p>He's also cute enough that everyone in the human race probably wants one.<p>RoBoHoN is incredibly useful, he can project …

22 web trends every designer should know

The web never stops evolving. 2015 was a year of increasing device diversity, amazing scripting smarts, gorgeous image-rich news sites, and a …

Ad Blocking

Phone-friendly movie theaters for millennials are coming

AMC Entertainment is set to become the largest movie theater operator in the world when its proposed merger with Carmike goes through later this year, and new CEO Adam Aron has some ideas about how to grow even further — appealing more to millennials by letting them use their phones, for …

Text Messaging

Fresh 230 sq. ft. tiny house looks like a camper but feels like home

Some say that tiny houses are basically overpriced, overweight and overly cute recreational vehicles, and tend to stick out like sore thumbs -- easy …

Stereotypes

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids

10 Simple Ways How You Can Create Trendsetting Home Decor

Creating home decor that is ahead of the trends isn’t that easy but it’s not only a matter of guesswork too. In the beginning of every year we hear a …

Home Decorating

Little Life Savers: Clever IKEA Hacks for Small Spaces

We love seeing the clever ways that people have taken IKEA products and either put them to new uses or made them into something different entirely — …

Small Spaces

You can now design a $250,000 tiny house on an app and get it delivered in months

Blu Homes<p>Becoming a tiny house homeowner is now as easy as tapping away at an iPad.<p>Blu Homes, a California-based prefab home manufacturer, just …

San Francisco

A contemporary Mexican residence built around a 'forest of red oaks'

Anyone who still believes that landscape architecture should take a back seat to "real" architecture should take a gander at Roof Arquitectos' …

Architecture

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …

Leave Instagram behind with AfterLight’s massive toolset

Instagram has a fair amount of filters, but boy everyone uses them all the time. You know a photo’s come from the photo-sharing social network when you can call out the filters on it: X-Pro, Hefe, Clarendon!<p>If you’re looking to stand out from the crowd, check out AfterLight, a sweetly-priced iOS …

Mobile Photography

Vivaldi - the new web browser for power users

While most companies are simplifying their browsers for the mass market, Vivaldi is going in the opposite direction. After spending five months on the beta test, Jack Schofield reports on the launch of version 1.0<p>Vivaldi has launched a new web browser that is different enough to have a chance of …

Software

WhatsApp adds end-to-end encryption: Have your messages really been spied on?

WhatsApp has introduced full end-to-end encryption, meaning that the app’s billion users are now sending messages that cannot be intercepted by eavesdroppers.<p>“No one can see inside that message. Not cybercriminals. Not hackers. Not oppressive regimes. Not even us,” the company said announcing the …

Facebook Rolls Out New Video Discovery Tab With Heavy Focus on Live Broadcasts

Facebook today announced a dedicated segment of its popular iOS and Android app will find a renewed focus on both live and pre-recorded videos, taking the place of the Messenger button which sent users to that separate private messaging app. The social network's main focus in the new hub will be on …

Social Media