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Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

Architecture

Healthy Food: The 10 Best Sources of Carbs

<b>Healthy Food: The 10 Best Sources of Carbs</b>Much like how people foolishly fear dietary fat, carbs have gotten the short end of the diet stick. Yes, …

Dive Into the Benefits of Swimming

<i>by Phil Hardesty</i><p>You don't have to be an Olympian to enjoy the benefits of swimming. It is an effective way to improve and maintain your fitness and health regardless of your age or fitness level. Fitness legend Jack LaLanne is one of the most notable examples of the impact of swimming on health and …

House on the Hillside / Benavides & Watmough arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is located on the hills of Casuarinas, in the Surco district. Steep slopes, partially made …

Matter Design's "Helix" Stair Takes Concrete to the Next Level

Exhibited at the BSA Space as part of the Boston Design Biennial in 2013, <b>Matter Design</b>'s <i>Helix</i> is a concrete spiral staircase that is full of …

Villa C / Gal Marom Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Villa C. Is a contemporary house which is located in the ancient city of Caesarea, Israel.<p>The position …

Büro Ole Scheeren Unveils the "Future of Vertical Housing" in Vancouver

Büro Ole Scheeren has envisioned a "future vision for vertical living." Designed to serve as an "urban pivot" on one of Vancouver's main avenues, …

This L-Shaped Home's Double Height Living Room Opens To The Garden

Khosla Associates have recently completed the L-Plan House, a home for a young couple in Bangalore, India.<p>The architect’s description<p>We intentionally …

Architecture

I Want To Live Inside This House Hidden In This Cliff

Cliffs are beautiful, terrifying and exhilarating all at the same time. Can you imagine living inside of a glass house that was built <i>inside</i> of the …

Architecture

The Establishment Has Already Acknowledged A Lost Race of Giants - Part 1

One of the most controversial subjects regarding the ancient prehistoric cultures of North America concerns what we refer to as the Unique Physical …

Study Architecture with an International Focus at UIC Barcelona School of Architecture

With a clear international outlook and universal approach, the UIC Barcelona School of Architecture's Bachelor's Degree in Architecture offers …

Light Matters: Heightening The Perception Of Daylight With Henry Plummer (Part 2)

Architecture professor and photographer Henry Plummer has heightened the transformative power of daylight with his cameras and published several …

University of Illinois

Traditional Building: Our current Issue

Want to get Traditional Building delivered right to your door? SUBSCRIBE NOW FOR FREE.<p>The April 2018 issue of <i>Traditional Building</i> features the …

Search for Ancient Teotihuacan King's Tomb Takes Mercurial Twist

TEOTIHUACAN, Mexico -- A Mexican archaeologist hunting for a royal tomb in a deep, dark tunnel beneath a towering pre-Aztec pyramid has made a discovery that may have brought him a step closer: liquid mercury. In the bowels of Teotihuacan, a mysterious ancient city that was once the largest in the …

Archaeology

The Woes of the Corporate Anthropologist

In classical anthropology, there’s a rigid distinction between “field” and “home.” Field’s where you go to do your research, immersing yourself, …

Anthropology

Oldest Tools in the World Found at Lake Turkana, Predate Early Humans

Half a million years before early humans arrived on the scene, the prehistoric hominins living in East Africa were shaping tools out of stone. These …

Remains of medieval knight discovered in UK Cathedral

4/13/2015 06:00:00 PM<p>The battered remains of a medieval man uncovered at a famous cathedral hint that he may have been a Norman knight with a …

Resistance to antibiotics found in isolated Amazonian tribe

When scientists first made contact with an isolated village of Yanomami hunter-gatherers in the remote mountains of the Amazon jungle of Venezuela in …

Bacteria bonanza found in remote Amazon village

Genes for antibiotic resistance among those found in most-diverse human microbiome.<p>An isolated American Indian group in the Venezuelan Amazon hosts …

Casa 12x12 / Bernardes Arquitetura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, this house was designed for a young couple with two children. It’s a …

Architecture

Villa New Water by Waterstudio.NL

Koen Olthuis of Waterstudio.NL has designed Villa New Water, a waterfront home for a family in Westland, The Netherlands.<p>The description from …

Architecture

This Home Is Clad In Burnt Wood And Weathered Steel To Fit Into The Surrounding Landscape

Casey Brown Architecture have designed the Pacific House, a home with panoramic water views in Sydney, Australia.<p>The architect’s description<p>Clad in …

Architecture

This Elevated House Overlooks A Fruit Orchard And Vineyard

Forestgreen Creations have designed The Treehouse, a home surrounded by fruit orchards and vineyards in Pelham, Ontario, Canada.<p>The description from …

Treehouses

The Ranchero House By CAST Architecture

CAST Architecture have designed the Ranchero House for a family in Mazama, Washington.<p>The architect’s description<p>Nestled at the edge of a subalpine …

Architecture

The No-Napa Guide to California Cabernet

Everyone knows Napa Valley makes great Cabernet Sauvignon. But now exciting cabs are arriving from the “other” California, like Santa Barbara’s Happy …

Houzz Tour: Desert Home Blurs Every Line Between Indoors and Out

This house in the desert is not only a home but an art gallery and part-time concert hall for the couple who live in it. One of the homeowners is an …

AD Classics: Fagus Factory / Walter Gropius + Adolf Meyer

The Fagus Factory is one of the earliest built works of modern architecture, and the first project of Walter Gropius. The commission provided Gropius …

Architecture

Layers of White Penthouse in Tel Aviv by Pitsou Kedem Architects

Layers of White is a stunning private residence located in Tel Aviv that was designed by local<p>Layers of White is a stunning private residence located in Tel Aviv that was designed by local design firm Pitsou Kedem Architects. Sprawling over 500 square meters, the penthouse was constructed around a …