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Young Architect Guide: 5 Techniques to Improve Your Sketching

Bob Borson is creator of the famous Life of an Architect blog, a Texas-based architect at Malone Maxwell Borson Architects and an indispensable guide to professional practice. We are pleased to present a selection of his posts on Architizer, each one providing amazing insight into the complex …

The Ultimate Guide to Revit Shortcuts

<i>This article was originally published on ArchSmarter.</i><p>For all the work you do in Revit, there’s a keyboard shortcut that can help you do it …

Critical Round-Up: The 2017 Pritzker Prize

The 2017 Pritzker Prize was a surprise to many, awarded to the three founders of RCR Arquitectes, a modest Spanish firm located in the small town of …

Architecture

How I Achieved Better Sleep with the Help of Technology

Once upon a time—a very long time—I used to sleep well. After too many restless nights, I decided something needed to be done. I changed my diet, my …

How Many Hours of Sleep Do You Really Need?

The general rule of thumb for what counts as a full night's sleep has been eight hours for as long as anyone can remember, but it's not an arbitrary …

Sleep

How to Reboot Your Sleep Cycle

Nothing can stand in for a good night’s sleep. Today we’re not going to show you how to scrape by with less sleep; instead, we’re going to help you …

How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it’s important to get enough sleep, <i>better sleep</i> is a …

Sleep

This Graphic Explains How Lack of Sleep Can Negatively Affect Your Brain

You know that it’s bad to not get enough sleep, but do you know how bad? This infographic explains all the terrible side effects—like anger, …

Architizer

Explainer: how much sleep do we need?

The amount of sleep adults need has once again come under the spotlight, with a recent Wall Street Journal article suggesting seven hours sleep is …

'We're in orbit!' Rosetta becomes first spacecraft to orbit comet

After a 10-year chase taking it billions of miles across the solar system, the Rosetta spacecraft made history Wednesday as it became the first probe to rendezvous with a comet on its journey around the sun.<p>"Thruster burn complete. Rosetta has arrived at comet 67P. We're in orbit!" announced the …

The Best Time Of Day To Do Just About Anything

From avoiding crowds to taking advantage of your body's natural rhythms, there's a best time of day to do just about anything. Here's a list of some …

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Colour Management

Colour Management Cheat Sheet<p>Simon Garrett<p>Some notes on colour management. This is a simplified overview. Terminology is defined in the Glossary …

Zaha Hadid Unveils Plans for "City of Dreams" Hotel Tower in Macau

Architectural megastar Zaha Hadid and entertainment resort developer Melco Crown Entertainment recently unveiled designs for the "City of Dreams" …

3,280 Sq Ft Rooftop Garden Tops Impressive Solar-Powered Syd Energi HQ in Denmark

Danish practice GPP Arkitekter unveiled their groundbreaking Plus Energi Headquarters for Syd Energy (ES) company in southwest Denmark. The round …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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Couple Leave Their Jobs to Build a Recycled Windows Love Nest

Photographer Nick Olson and fashion designer Lilah Horwitz are a couple who take their dreams very seriously. They have left their daily jobs to …

Design

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Sou Fujimoto-Led Team Designs Tree-Inspired Housing Tower for Montpellier

The City of Montpellier has chosen <b>Sou Fujimoto Architects</b>, <b>Nicolas Laisné Associés</b> and <b>Manal Rachdi Oxo architects</b>’ “White Tree (L’Arbre Blanc)” as …

Architecture

AD Classics: Habitat 67 / Safdie Architects

Habitat 67, designed by the Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie as the Canadian Pavilion for the World Exposition of 1967, was originally …

Architecture

The Ian Watkins case: who decides if the sins of an artist negate their art?

After the Lostprophets' singer Ian Watkins admitted sex crimes, HMV withdrew the band's music from sale. But there have been many past cases where art has outlived its creators' shame<p>Ian Watkins will, almost certainly, never be forgiven, his music never returned to general circulation. The …