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Pompeii "Exposed and Vulnerable" to Neglect and the Elements

A conversation with the author of From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.<p>Pompeii has been many things over the centuries. It's been "a vineyard, a treasure trove, a den of bandits and today it remains an archaeological gem 'exposed and vulnerable,'" according to the new book <i>From Pompeii: The</i> …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

São Paulo

FF House – Architecture Design by Hernandez Silva Architects

The FF House – Modern Architecture.<p>Hernandez Silva Architects have designed the FF house located in a subdivision west of the metropolitan area of …

Architecture

Sunshine Beach House by Wilson Architects

Located in Sunshine Beach, Noosa, Australia, the Sunshine Beach House began its life as the Prell House, designed by architect Gabriel Poole in 1997. …

Da Vinci's String Organ Must Be Heard To Be Believed

The man who painted the Mona Lisa, and was the first to sketch out the helicopter and the submarine, also dabbled in music. So here's the question: What musical instrument did Leonardo da Vinci design?<p>There isn't an easy answer. His 15th-century sketches indicate something between a harpsichord and …

Demanding Modern Design for Two-Level House Extension in Australia

Have a look at this daring architecture approach taken on by the Australian architects March Studio! According to the project developers, the Mullet …

Beautiful Houses: New Arbat Apartment

This week we will show you a beautiful and modern apartment in Moscow, Russia, a project by SL*Project. We don't have details about the project but …

Istanbul: City of the Future

From the October 2010 issue of <i>National Geographic Traveler</i><p><b>Beloved for its complex, layered past, Istanbul, where East meets West, may also offer a vision of what’s to come.</b> <br>I don’t think I’d ever stepped inside a cinema restroom to see little video screens along the wall projecting fashion runway …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

NYC Hotels from $100 a night during January "Hotel Week"

Planning to come to New York for the holidays? You might want to push back your dates a week or two, as more than a dozen central Manhattan hotels will offer rooms for $100 a night as part of "Hotel Week 2014." The promotion covers rooms booked for stays between January 3-12, 2014.<p>What's the catch? …

Hospitality