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Designing a Restaurant Menu

Designing a Restaurant Menu<p>Updated on February 20, 2013<p>My brother operates a restaurant in Kathmandu. As a shareholder, I have not only helped him …

Cómo fabricar un aire acondicionado con un cartón de leche

Les escribo desde el desierto de Sonora. Este lugar hermoso donde rezamos porque la temperatura sea de 35 ºC. Hace unas semanas, Hermosillo rompió …

Loft Vieux-Montréal Infused with a Masculine Feel

This traditional building in Montreal, Canada was recently converted from a fire station into a residential townhouse. Manon Bélanger took on the …

Interior Design

An Outside The Box Office With A Waiting Room Inside A Shipping Container

These are the offices of Cape Town branding agency 99c which was designed by South African firm Inhouse Brand Architects. The architects were asked …

Box Office

Quality Chop Shop butcher by Fraher Architects references food crates and packaging

Jagged shelving units and scored surfaces were designed to evoke the look of food crates and packaging at this London butcher and delicatessen by …

Bruns Bluetooth Speakers

Handcrafted using reclaimed timber and modern analog audio hardware. These 75W Bluetooth speakers are available in raw finish or worn out with aged …

A Super Small Apartment Design With Floor Plan

• 1 |<p>First things first, you cannot have a tranquil space with all of your random ‘stuff’ cluttering up your zen. So take a tip from this small open …

Articles about passivhaus institut announces 2014 finalists on Dwell.com - Dwell

The 10 finalists in New York's CityRacks Design Competition have been announced—and more importantly, prototypes of their designs...<p>The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles (AIA|LA) has announced the top nominees for the 9th-annual Restaurant Design...<p>The votes are in! With your help, we …

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Industrial Style Apartment with Meeting Room

• 1 |<p>The overhaul covers a total area of 216 square meters, and embraces a very industrial style décor with black painted electrical ducts and …

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DIY Outdoor Bench - in less than an hour

This is the fun bench we created! Ok so I saw this bench on pintrest maybe you did too? And I thought we (my hubby and I) could m...

DIY Outdoor Seating

We finally finished our outdoor seating! Here's the before and after photo.<p>When I first learned about this awesome cinderblock and wood outdoor …

IACP Names Food52 Best Culinary Website!

It may be Monday, but we’re already pouring the bubbly -- because it’s <i>you</i> we’re celebrating! Last Saturday night at the IACP Awards, Food52 took home the title of Best Culinary Website, together with our friends at Saveur. For our second year in a row, we're thrilled to be recognized alongside a …

Articles about 10 olson kundig houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>The celebrated Seattle architectural practice takes over a …

Environmentally Friendly

Articles about sebastian mariscals wood architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

We here at Dwell are big fans of Sebastian Mariscal's work; we've featured his projects in the magazine several times over the...<p>The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>German designer Sebastian Herkner has …

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Thumm by Pana Objects

While many of the latest speakers for smartphones rely on highly specialized tech like Bluetooth or Airplay connectivity, a group of Thai designers chose to strip it all down to one material—beech wood. The result is a simple, beautiful speaker that uses natural acoustics, not circuits. …

Design

Creative Kids’ Beds are the Ultimate Playhouses

Bedtime just got a whole lot more exciting with these amazing kids' beds by the designers at the Belgian company Mathy by Bols. With unique designs such as a tent, caravan, and cabin, these beds are a perfect combination of sleeping quarters and playhouse that demonstrate Mathy by Bols' key words …

Treehouses

Dune bathtub in Cristalplant design Mario Ferrarini

Birdsong Cafe / Studio Eight Twentythree

The first response when i was approached to design a cafe in a quiet and rich but humble heritage village in the suburbs of bandra, was to make sure …

Architecture

Port-a-Bach – A New Prototype For A Portable Shipping Container Home

There are lots of advantages that come with building a container house. The cost is attractive and so is the time required to build such a structure. …

Panoramic Bus Converted Into Beautiful And Unique Living Space

This might sound strange but I really like traveling by bus. There’s something special about being there with lots of other people and yet being all …

Resilient Design: Is Resilience the New Sustainability?

Ever since Hurricane Sandy wrought havoc on the East Coast, ‘resilient design’ has been a hot topic of conversation — and not just amongst architects …

Smokeless Rammed Earth Stove

Smokeless rammed earth cookstove<p>Rammed Earth for Everyone has some very interesting rammed earth cookstoves and wood stoves with lots of photos that …

BOOK REVIEW: Bridgette Meinhold's Urgent Architecture Showcases 40 Sustainable Housing Solutions for a Changing World

As the author of over 2,000 articles on the subject, you might say that Bridgette Meinhold knows a thing or two about green architecture. In her new …

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