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Convert Your Color Photos to Black & White in Lightroom Using These 4 Quick Methods

Converting color images to black & white is easy. All it usually takes is a click but when done mindfully, it can take an image from average to … Celio Apartment by Carola Vannini

A Theater Made of Paper; SOM Wraps Up in Dubai; More!

· The 10 most expensive homes to recently come onto the market. [Curbed SF]<br>· London's triangular "cheesegrater" tower rises in this gorgeous video. [Gizmodo]<br>· Marimekko creatives discuss their latest collection. [Cool Hunting]<br>· Here's a crazy proposal for the Taichung City Cultural Center. [Design …

Here's Baghdad's Slick New Library, its First Since the '70s

London and Baghdad-based architecture firm <b>AMBS</b> just revealed renderings for its crisp new Baghdad library, the first public library to be built in the city since the '70s. Yes, it looks very much like a streamlined, mechanized teardrop, but that "sinuous shape," as Design Boom calls it, is actually …

Net Zero Prefab Prototype in Emeryville by Simpatico Homes

Californian builder Simpatico Homes is specialized in modern modular homes.<p>Completed in 2012 and designed by Swatt | Miers Architects, their …

Zaha Hadid has curated and designed an exhibition at Galerie Gmurzynska Zurich that juxtaposes her own work with early twentieth-century Russian art pieces. Entitled "Zaha Hadid and Suprematism", the show follows Hadid’s continuing interest in the Russian avant-garde, first explored with her graduation project in 1976-77. (j)