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6 Amazing Lego Artworks That Will Blow Your Mind

While for many, Legos will always be known as a childhood toy, some grown-ups have taken Legos to fascinating new heights making it more like an art form. Whether they're using thousands of Lego bricks to recreate familiar pop-culture scenes or creatively assembling them into sculptures worthy of a …

Lego

Artist Uses a Rake to Create Amazingly Large Sand Paintings

Artist Andres Amador takes unconventional art to a whole other level with his incredible sand paintings. Using the beach as his enormous canvas and rakes as his brushes, Amador creates massive, eye-catching murals featuring geometric and floral patterns. The sand artist uses his whole body to …

Art

The 2020 World Expo Will Look Like A Crystal Palace From Space

Designed by HOK, Dubai’s plan for the 2020 World Expo is beautiful, but could come at an all too familiar human cost.<p>The Shangri-La of the Middle East may be built upon shifting sands and the mirage of luxury, but come 2020, it will play host to the World Expo. For that, it is gaining another …

TIME Picks the Top 10 Photos of 2013

John Tlumacki. Boston, Mass., USA. April 15, 2013. The first Boston Marathon bomb exploded about two hours and forty m<p>... VIEW MORE<p>John …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Living Rooms

Subaru Runs Laps Around The Rest Of The Auto Industry

Subaru continues to be in a class by itself in terms of higher sales, having already set an all-time U.S. sales record as of October.<p>Sales for November and December will merely pad the record and make it even bigger. Subaru of America Inc., based in Cherry Hill, N.J., was expected to report …

Articles about 7 solar powered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a …

Clean Energy

A Monochrome Lego Set To Teach Tomorrow’s Architects

Six cutting-edge design firms have teamed up with the world’s most popular brick-maker to impart the core principles of modern architecture.<p>The first thing you’ll notice about the Lego Architecture Studio is that it’s white. There are no colors, no shades, no pigments, no hues here. It is as white …

CH House in Garza Garcia, Mexico by GLR Arquitectos

Luxurious and Sophisticated Architecture Design in Mexico.<p>The team of GLR Arquitectos has designed the CH House located in Garza Garcia, Mexico. The …

Architecture

A Modern Retreat on the Island of Marrowstone

Chris Pardo, of Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture, designed this modern island retreat as a small vacation cabin on the island of …

Go From A Tropical Rainforest To An Arctic Wonderland In One Awesome Building

At the National Ecology Center in Seocheon, South Korea, visitors will soon be able to walk through more than 35,000 square feet of greenhouses mimicking the world’s most diverse ecosystems.<p>Called the Ecorium, and designed by Grimshaw Architects with S.A.M.O.O., this visitor’s center will consist …

Articles about 7 fantastic backyard buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...<p>Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for …

Los Angeles

Floating Biodome Absorbs Carbon Dioxide, Emits Oxygen

<i>Bloom</i> is a futuristic take on marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes that was selected as one of five finalists for the first Architizer A+ Awards in the “architecture and weather” category. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, …

Carbon Dioxide

LEMs' Luggage-Friendly, Rollable Boots

As I mentioned in this post on travel methodologies, I never travel with anything larger than a rolling carry-on. So if I'm flying someplace that has …

Australia’s Rural Fortress Inspired by Sand Dunes

Designed by James Stockwell Architects, <i>The Croft House</i> is a rural home with a modern design that is built on the southern coast of Victoria, Australia, where harsh winds and rain prevail. This futuristic looking house may appear to be in heavy contrast with its surroundings, but the design draws …

Architecture

Designers have an obligation to make sure their work is truly sustainable

"There's this very vulnerable planet of ours with finite resources. Architects and designers have, I think, a fair responsibility for conserving energy and materials and making things durable." When Robin Day, the industrial designer best known for the injection-moulded polypropylene stacking chair …

MAMA Clothing – Natural Handmade Identity

Handmade Clothing and Visual Identity.<p>Ivan is a Saint Petersburg, Russia based graphic designer who recently created this naturial visual identity …

Superheroes If They Were Fat

It’s not just the average Joe tacking on extra pounds this holiday season. Looks like Batman is going to need a wider utility belt.<p>Spider-Man doesn’t have a lot of time to cook up a healthy, homemade meal. So it’s only natural that he’d swing by a fast food place after a night of webbing. We don’t …

Bruce Lee And His Cards

“The meaning of life is that it has to be lived.” How true! And full marks for guessing the author of this quote – Bruce Lee. Known as the most …

Superhero Remakes of Classic Paintings