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25 Shockingly Great-Looking Homes Made From Shipping Containers

See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.

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Expert advice on building the city of the 21st century

Canada is an urban country. Though the national mythology speaks of canoes and ancient forests, the daily reality for most Canadians is defined by SUVs and traffic jams.<p>Last week, 18 of Canada's city leaders got together in Toronto to demand a new national agenda that reflects this reality. The …

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Drew Mandel Architects designs Moore Park Residence "to echo the rhythm of its neighbours"

Canadian studio Drew Mandel Architects designed this new Toronto house to sit sensitively among its 1920s neighbours, mimicking their shape, size and …

Pino Street House / Oscar Gutiérrez

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in an environment dominated by self-built homes between the Guadalajara City limits and the …

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Latest<p>January 30, 2018<p>Over the past few years, bean bags have really become comfortable pieces of furniture to use. They are incredibly cozy, can be …

Abanico House / Cynthia Seinfeld Lemlig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in Chosica, in the sierra to the east of Lima. The Rimac River runs along the …

Agui House / ALTS Design Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house features an engawa, which means that the space between the interior and the exterior are …

Streaking Light Pillars Illuminate the Night Sky

The natural phenomenon known as light pillars are making headlines once again due to one photographer's incredible capture of them one recent cold and late winter night. Photographer Jay Callaghan shot the beautiful photo (above), on his back deck at 1:45 am as he was looking northeast toward …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

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Bamboo Micro Housing Proposal / AFFECT-T

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The micro-dwelling units is approximately 3 meters wide by 2.5 meters long and 3.7 meters tall. The …

Estate Bungalow / Narein Perera

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The bungalow sits almost on top of the raised terrain of a 17 ha estate, where the rubber plantation …

Sri Lanka

RGB Lighting Technology from 3form

Imagine bringing the edgy, sleek lighting technology of a club to building facades, walls and partitions. 3form‘s RGB Technology does that, and does …

Young Projects Play “Match-Maker” in Times Square

<b>Young Projects</b> will be spending the week playing “Match-Maker” in New York City, as the Brooklyn-based studio has debuted their interactive …

Pedroso House / BAK Architects

<b>The place</b><p>It is a small-scale terrain on a corner located in the forest of Mar Azul, whose particularities are: its small size, the concentration of …

The Elastic Perspective / NEXT Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A rusty steel ring is gently draped upon a grass hill in Carnisselande, a Rotterdam suburb. It’s a giant …

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Mun Jeong Heon / A.M Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept of Architecture like Promenade, which accumulates spacial experience, well expressed in …

Parking Building / JAAM sociedad de arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The building is approached from rationality, which is present in the in urban planning, constructive …

Hilltop staircase by NEXT Architects creates the illusion of an endless walkway

This hilltop staircase by Dutch firm NEXT Architects appears to create a continuous pathway, but it's actually impossible to walk round more than …

Six Firms Named 2014's "New Practices New York"

The American Institute of America’s New York Chapter (AIANY) has selected six young, and “pioneering” firms as the winners of the 2014 <i>New Practices</i> …

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Latest<p>February 23, 2018<p>Spring is in the air, which means it's time for a new look. It's time to clean your home and get the winter dust...<p>February …

Neri Oxman Wins 2014 Vilcek Prize in Design

As an immigrant “who has made lasting contributions to American society through extraordinary achievements in biomedical research and the arts and …

A World’s First: Suspended Bicycle Roundabout in the Netherlands

Cycling enthusiasts out there, check out the world’s first suspended bicycle roundabout! Designed by <b>Ipv Delft</b> and located between the localities of …