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LAVA unveils greenery-infused Garden Island to revamp Sydney Harbour

Australia-based firm LAVA just unveiled a stunning proposal for converting an inaccessible plot of land near Sydney Harbour into a sustainable …

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31 vintage photos show what New York City looked like in the early 1940s

His archive has been donated to and maintained by Cushman's alma mater, Indiana University, which has given us permission to publish his gallery of New York City photos taken in 1941 and 1942.<p>These images give a glimpse into what everyday life in Chinatown, the Financial District, and Midtown was …

Manhattan

The best architecture of 2016 | ArchDaily

The research project of Architecture of the VII Day is fascinating on so many levels, encompassing politics, spirituality, community, construction …

Architecture

See the Futuristic Architecture of Brazil's Past

Cathedral of Brasília (framework) designed by Oscar Niemeyer.<br>Dmitri Kessel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 14<p>As all eyes turn to Rio de …

CNN

Water Colors: 8 Beautiful Photos of Oceans From Above

Aerial photographer Tommy Clarke hangs out of helicopters to shoot the sea from the sky, showing there's no view like the one from above. “I was always one for the window seat,” says the photographer, who grew up in the British seaside town of Bournemouth and later moved to Sydney, where he started …

Riviera Maya

This Luxury Yacht Looks Like Something From A Batman Movie

I imagine that if Batman started fighting crime on water, this is what his batmobile would look like. Black Swan is a super luxury yacht designed by …

Christo unveils a modern miracle: 'For 16 days, they will walk on water!'

<b>Christo, the artist who ‘wrapped’ the Reichstag, has completed his latest show-stopper. Gaby Wood joins him in Italy for a sneak preview of 'The Floating Piers'</b><p>On the edge of a small lake in northern Italy, an 80-year-old artist looks out from his temporary headquarters. “In that lake is the …

Art

Rich people are buying secret luxury apartments for the help

Amid New York City’s luxury penthouses and sprawling duplexes is a stash of secret rooms: one-bedroom and studio apartments that will never appear on …

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

The Science of a Happy Mind, Part 2

Richard Davidson: The invitation in all of this work is that we can take more responsibility for our own brains. And shape our brains wittingly in a more intentional way by cultivating healthy habits of mind.<p>I'm a psychologist and neuroscientist by training. And at the very beginning of my career I …

Mindfulness

How Porsche Designed Its First Electric Sports Car

Porsche’s team that is working on the company’s first all-electric car are trying to create a vehicle that is exciting and new without ignoring …

The World's Most Beautiful Houses You Can Visit

From Claude Monet's home in the French countryside to a Marrakesh villa once owned by Yves Saint Laurent, these buildings span eight countries and nearly as many architectural styles. The best part? You can set foot inside all of them.

The Best Historic Hotels In The United States

History buffs, you're going to love this.<p>Brush up on your history at one of these 12 incredible retreats from around the country, all winners of this year's Historic Hotels Of America awards.

Hospitality

Nest Shelf by Nendo

Nest Shelf is a minimalist design created by Tokyo-based Nendo. The shelving can extend to twice its width by a second shelf of the same size …

Vertical Panoramic Photographs of New York Churches by Richard Silver | Colossal

<p>Richard Silver (previously) has a unique way of looking at architecture, building composite photographs from several images that seamlessly reveal a …

A Ukrainian Hotel for City Dwellers that Like to be in Nature

If you live in the city, chances are you occasionally crave a trip away to be with nature and YOD studio designed Relax Park Verholy to be just that …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Go Behind the Lens of That Famous V-J Day Kiss in Times Square

LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt kissing a woman during V-J Day celebrations in Times Square, August 14, 1945.<br>William C. Shrout—The LIFE Picture …

Out and About in 5Vie

The new design season kicked off in Milan with more visitors than ever attending Salone del Mobile, and also more satellite districts popping up around the city to vie for their attention. The Tortona district, once the renegade is now an established neighborhood for industrial design and winners …

Furniture

Ikea: 7 Predictions For What Your Home Will Look Like In 2020

From silicon furniture to the death of storage, Marcus Engman of Ikea Sweden talks to us about the near-future of your home.<p>There’s a good chance that Marcus Engman is directly responsible for at least one piece of furniture in your house–and if you’re a millennial, maybe all of it. As head of …

Why Our Brains Love High Ceilings

Not just for bragging rights.<p>One of the first things a realtor will point out to prospective home buyers or apartment tenants is a high ceiling. To many of us, anything above the standard eight-foot ceiling is a big selling point. In recent times, home buyers have tended to pony up for the amenity …

How Designers Built The World Of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” By Hand

Anderson’s avoidance of CGI and freakish devotion to handmade, old-fashioned production design lends his latest epic its fantastical charm.<p>In his Oscar-nominated 2014 film <i>The Grand Budapest Hotel,</i> Wes Anderson didn’t just tell a story-within-a-story about murder, purple-suited lobby boys, and …

10 Things To Know About Hollywood’s Worst Architect

Richard Landry, purveyor of megamansions to the stars, started out designing theme parks?<p>Richard Landry is the favored architect of the uber rich and famous. Described by Curbed as the “king of the tasteless megamansion,” his multi-million dollar sprawling, opulent residences are home to the likes …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design