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Tipoon is a tiny pop-up camper that triples in size at the campsite

If you’ve always wanted a full-featured camping trailer, but don’t happen to own a truck or SUV to pull one around, we may have found just the thing …

Camping

The World's First Commercial Hyperloop is Coming to Abu Dhabi in 2020

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has released details of their plan to create the world’s first commercial Hyperloop system in Abu …

Abu Dhabi

Copenhagen’s new swimming pool is the stuff that dreams are made of

Copenhagen’s harbor is getting an aquatic center and the design that won the competition to create it is incredibly luxurious. With pyramidal shapes …

Swimming Pools

Five of the most evocative books you'll read all year

Two much-praised travel books are among the titles shortlisted for the 2018 Ondaatje Prize of the Royal Society of Literature, an award of £10,000 for “a distinguished work of fiction, non-fiction or poetry evoking the spirit of a place”.<p>One is Border by Kapka Kassabova (Granta), which is about …

Books

Brooklyn Passive House Plus / Baxt Ingui Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 78 Third Place–the first Passive Plus House built in the United States–included a rehabilitation of a …

Architecture

Glampervan multi-use camper van doubles as a mobile office and observation deck

The Promaster MUV appears to be heavily influenced by the digital nomad lifestyle, helping owners untether from the 9-to-5 grind to take to the road …

RVs

Hang out in a tree house retreat on a cardamom plantation in India

Planning a trip to India and looking for somewhere unique to stay? Stunning new lodgings have been unveiled in Thekkady, Kerala that see guests staying in distinctive tree-top cabins built amongst a sea of greenery.<p>Dubbed Cardamom Club, as it sits on a 500-square-metre area amidst a Cardamom …

Treehouses

11 Works of Asian Architecture in Full Bloom

This week, we present a selection of the best images of Asian architecture in bloom. These 11 projects from Japan and South Korea incorporate the …

Architecture

4th Ave./Union Square Apartment

New York, New York<p>This quickfire challenge of a project on Fourth Avenue in New York City gave the client<br>a kitchen and bathroom to better reflect her lifestyle and personality as a career-driven<br>woman.<p>With the kitchen at just 62 square feet, she needed a more efficient use of space and<br>softer …

New York City

A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More

A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the heart of the city?<p>"Homeowners often quit at the first sign of complexity or budget escalation when building a self-sustaining home," says Clinton Cole, principal of CplusC …

Outdoor Spaces

The Inside of This Tiny Cabin Is a Must-See

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

A Striking Courtyard Awaits Behind These Bluestone Walls

Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor living.<p>After teaming up with boutique developer LifeSpaces Group, Melbourne–based Auhaus Architecture has recently unveiled the Courtyard House, a four-bedroom home located in Barwon Heads, Victoria. The clean-lined, …

Architecture

Prefab houseboat design can be customized, assembled in two days

#Floatlife made easy<p>What if you could order a modern houseboat like you order flatpack Ikea furniture? That’s the thinking behind a new line of modular floating dwellings conceived by Russian designer Max Zhivov.<p>The construction kit-inspired Modul Go concept aims to offer easily adaptable floating …

Prefab Homes

Buy this magical indoor-outdoor house that disappears into the landscape

The Rosebery House by Andresen O’Gorman Architects is located just outside Brisbane, Australia<p>A true indoor-outdoor experience, if ever there were one. Designed by noted practice Andresen O’Gorman Architects in 1995, the Rosebery House sits in a secluded grove on the far side of a gully in Highgate …

Architecture

Midcentury Modern Meets The Mountain

Palm Springs, California<p>1970's California Modern Estate designed by Stan Sackley, AIA in the historic Tennis Club - Downtown Palm Springs. Less than one mile from downtown shopping, restaurants and night life, up the secluded Ramon Road, directly across the street from the North Lykken Hiking …

Palm Springs

Vincent Callebaut creates biophilic building with sinuous balconies and inhabited trees

Paris-based architecture firm Vincent Callebaut Architectures, well-known with its eco-perspective and green visionary architecture, has unveiled …

Architecture

Roof Garden in West Hollywood

Los Angeles, California<p>This single-family home, designed by Brian Wickersham and his firm, AUX Architecture, was designed to meet the economic demands of maximizing square footage while preserving indoor-outdoor living. A roof garden provides additional outdoor space that was otherwise displaced by …

Architecture

Étudier

<i>TL;DR - étudier is a command line utility for saving an article’s network of citing literature from Google Scholar as a GEXF file for viewing in</i> …

Google Scholar

Victorian church readapted as vibrant coworking space & future home

With the rise of the freelance economy, more and more people are working for themselves -- either at home, from a backyard office shed, or from a …

Light-filled apartment in Le Corbusier’s Cité Radieuse hits the market for $741,000

If you’re looking to buy a beautiful piece of architectural history, you’re in luck! A duplex apartment in the Unité d’Habitation – Le Corbusier’s …

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Light-filled shipping container house cost just $36K to build

Repurposed with style<p>Blame it on HGTV or the rising cost of housing, but more and more people are interested in alternative types of homes. One of the most popular is the shipping container house; we’ve seen them in everything from urban farms to off-the-grid getaways and all-in-one pools.<p>Made …

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Naive Bayes Classification with Sklearn

Naive Bayes Classification With SklearnThis <b>tutorial</b> details <b>Naive Bayes classifier</b> algorithm, its <b>principle</b>, <b>pros & cons</b>, and provides an example of a</b> …

Data Science

Dreamy modern courtyard house is a seaside haven

Auhaus Architecture arranged the rooms around a central, protected green space<p>Built in the coastal town of Barwon Heads in Southern Australia, this homey modern abode was designed to withstand the area’s seaside weather.<p>Created by Auhaus Architecture, the residence features a facade clad in …

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Snøhetta Designs the Arctic Circle's First Energy Net-Positive Hotel

In Norway, the Svart hotel will use solar panels, geothermal energy, and its circular shape to generate more renewable energy in a 60-year period than would be required to build and demolish it<p>Adventurers, this one is for you. AD100 architects Snøhetta and local partner Vitar AS have announced …

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