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This Family Traded Mattresses for Monkey Bars

They have no TV, no chairs — and no hang-ups about their unconventional (ergonomic!) home.<p>Katy Bowman doesn't believe in plopping down on a couch — or anywhere. "Most people drive to the gym to exercise," says Katy, a biomechanist and the author of <i>Don't Just Sit There</i>, a work-life wellness guide. …

Katy

Interactive Infographic: How Much do Architecture Graduates Earn?

Using information collected from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the Hamilton Project at The Brookings Institution has created a …

Infographics

Mola Structural Kit: A New Way to Learn About Structures

With the aim of visually demonstrating the behavior of architectural structures, the Mola model simulates real structures, allowing users to …

Bagrecha Residence / Cadence

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Placed in a residential context, the site is located at a corner and is abutted by roads on two sides. …

Living Rooms

Middle Harbour House in Sydney Showcasing a Dramatic Layered Character

Building Middle Harbour House overlooking Sydney Harbour was considered a privilege not to be undertaken lightly by the creative minds at <b>Richard Cole</b> …

Paso Robles Residence by Aidlin Darling Design

Aidlin Darling Design have completed the Paso Robles Residence, located in the desert of California’s Central Coast wine region.<p>Project …

The Carrara House by Andres Remy Arquitectos

The OZ Residence by Swatt Miers Architects

Swatt Miers Architects designed the OZ Residence in Silicon Valley, California.<p>Project description<p>The Oz Residence in Silicon Valley, California …

The view from the pool of the Carrara House, designed by Andres Remy Arquitectos. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/05/05/the-carrara-house-by-andres-remy-arquitectos/

An interior view of the Eagle Bay residence. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/05/06/eagle-bay-residence-by-paul-jones-and-zorzi-south/

Vame / SAOTA

“The clients, a couple from New York wanted a holiday home in the Southern hemisphere for summer vacations. Aware of contemporary architectural …

When Architects Build Brands: Is Architecture's Future in Advertising?

Architects have an eye for design, but do they have an eye for advertising? In Norway, for example, Snøhetta isn't just known for the Oslo Opera …

Advertising

A Layered House that Appears to Defy Gravity

This architectural marvel, located in Paredes, Portugal, was designed by spaceworkers and at first sight, it appears to defy gravity. Look closer and …

Malta Maritime Trade Centre / Architecture Project

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project involved the construction of an office complex to house the offices of the Malta Maritime …

Unique Creative Staircase Designs, Pictures and Inspiration

A beautiful staircase can set the style for the rest of your home. Staircases made of iron fit in well with a French or Mediterranean style, while an …

Urban Sprawl: Get Fat, Stay Poor, And Die In Car Crashes

A new report on metro density says it straight: Quality of life improves in compact cities.<p>That urban design improves the quality of people’s lives is an old idea. A new study, Measuring Sprawl 2014, now finds that people who live in densely populated regions benefit in many ways. In brief, they …

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …

Fire Station Doetinchem / Bekkering Adams architects

A new home for the Fire Brigade : Fire Station Doetinchem combines sustainability , functionality and an attractive working and living environment in …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

DJ Avicii’s Astounding $15.5 Million Property in Hollywood Hills

When you’re a celebrity, the world stands at your feet. And if you work hard and fight for your dreams, you will eventually succeed in getting what …

KWK Promes Designs Hotel in Pieniny Mountains

Construction has begun on <b>KWK Promes</b>’ lakeside hotel in Poland. Inspired by traditional mountain homes that found refuge from flooding on a …

The Opera Garnier Restaurant / Studio Odile Decq

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Like a « phantom », silent and insidious, the soft protean curves of the mezzanine level float above the …

Aupiais House by Site Interior Design on design-dautore.com

Facebook Timeline Designer Releases An App For Measuring Your Whole Life

Nicholas Felton, the design guru behind the Facebook Timeline, has released an app for quantifying anything in your life.<p>You may know Nicholas Felton best as the creator of the Facebook Timeline. But the reason he even got <i>that</i> job was his cultishly popular Feltron Report, an annual, infographical …

Cidade Das Artes / Christian de Portzamparc

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Cidade das Artes is situated between sea and mountain, in the center of fourteen kilometers of plain …

Imposing, Eye-Catching And Mysterious: The Running Wall Residence

The <b>Running Wall residence</b> in Kerala, India by <b>LIJO RENY Architects</b> is built more as a fort house that reminds us of the Great Wall of China. The …