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This Is How Future Airports Must Be Built

In Oslo, the world’s greenest air terminal uses a reservoir of snow gathered during the winter to cool the building throughout the summer months<p>As just about every building type has been pushed toward greater energy efficiency, airports have been something of a stubborn holdout, relics of a more …

Sustainability

These Secrets About the Louvre Museum Will Surprise You

The one-time fortress has experienced a long and fascinating history—even before any art work was hung on its walls<p>In honor of architect I.M. Pei’s 100th birthday, we’re diving into the history of the Louvre: a cultural hub that precedes him by some 700 years, but which owes much of its present …

Paris

Aston Martin shows the world what over $80 million worth of cars looks like

Get ready to drool.Aston Martin has just opened their new manufacturing facility in St Athan, South Wales and to celebrate they brought together a …

Autos

Who's Who of Watchmaking: The Parmigiani Group

Architect Blaze Makoid renovates an East Hampton home to a contemporary beauty

Some incredible design work done by the Hamptons-based architect<p>Blaze Makoid, a Hamptons-based architect, recently renovated an East Hampton home. The project, affectionately referred to as “Old Orchard,” caught the eye of many, so Curbed reached out to the architect to gain a better understanding …

Houses
Trucks

The secrets behind the world's most famous superyacht: designer Philippe Starck reveals how the £240m Motor Yacht A came to be

Launched in 2008 and still arguably the world’s most famous superyacht, the $300m (£240m) Motor Yacht A is unlike anything else on the water. Commissioned for development over 10 years ago by its owner, Russian billionaire Andrey Melnichenko, its designer Philippe Starck has for the very first time …

Yachts

"Dancing" copper towers offer luxury and peace of mind

Even in a place as packed with impressive skyscrapers as Manhattan, SHoP's American Copper Buildings stand out. Clad in 4.25 million pounds (1.9 m …

Luxury

Pure Speed Isn't Even The Best Thing About The Lamborghini Huracán

When I was a kid, my dad would build control panels out of cardboard, set them up under our dinner table and made me a spaceship. I spent hours …

Supercars

Dodge Demon: An unhinged 840-hp dragster in civilian clothes

After one of the longest teases in history, Dodge has unchained the Demon in New York. As predicted, it's one of the wildest production cars ever …

Look Inside a Minimalist Home Studio in Spain by Tom Kundig

The architect mixes craft and industry for a photographer’s live/work space on the Catalonian coast<p><i>This article originally appeared in the September 2011 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>He was offered a villa; he chose a bunker. Six years ago, when a well-known photographer was looking to build a …

Architecture

The Suite Life

Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxury resort on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula. It’s located just north of Playa del Carmen in the upscale Mayakoba development. …

Hotels

Why The A. Lange & Söhne Tourbillon Pour Le Mérite Is One Of The Most Historically Important Modern Wristwatches | Quill & Pad

by Elizabeth Doerr<p>A. Lange & Söhne’s rebirth in 1990 coincided squarely with the watch world’s so-called mechanical renaissance, an era that brought …

Introducing: The Tefnut Twist, A New Take On Winding A Watch From Moritz Grossmann

Friday April 07, 2017<p>One of the nicest things about doing trade shows like Baselworld is that occasionally you come across a fresh idea, which in …

Watches

Just Wait Until You See Inside This Towering 'Treehouse' Home

This "Falcon Nest" is high on style.<p>Most of us can only dream of living or sleeping over in a treehouse. But for the future owner of this 10-story home in Prescott, Arizona, it’ll be an everyday reality.<p>Nicknamed the Falcon Nest, this place looks more like an industrial tower from the outside. But …

Architecture

How the Koenigsegg Regera 'hypercar' can move without a transmission

When the Koenigsegg Regera made its debut a little over two years ago, news that the hypercar would arrive without a transmission was a shock to many.<p>No gears, no CVT, nothing.<p>Thankfully, Jason Fenske of Engineering Explained is here to help us figure out how the Regera can move at all, let alone …

Engineering

A New Michelin Arrives, Primed for a Three-Star Rating

Sitting down to a meal to find your restaurant boasting Michelin stars on its menu makes you wonder why a rubber company started a side business as a food critic. As it turns out, the aim was to sell tires. The Michelin brothers, starting in 1900, thought that if they gave away a hotel and …

Autos

First Take Rewind, A Look Back At Baselworld 2017

Monday March 27, 2017<p>Ok, so Baselworld might still be going on (it lasts until the end of the week), but team HODINKEE is on its way back to New York …

Watches

What’s So Great About the Eiffel Tower? 70 Questions That Will Change the Way You Think About Architecture by Jonathan Glancey – review

These engaging essays on global landmarks show that our opinions aren’t set in stone<p>All buildings are temporary, said the great architectural thinker Cedric Price, but some are more temporary than others. In other words, even something as enduring as the Parthenon and the pyramids will one day go. …

Literature

Finding Wilderness: 10 Eco-Lodges at One With Nature

Architecture and wilderness inherently contrast one another. Designers work to integrate buildings with nature, orienting people and spatial sequences to the surrounding context. Beyond acts of framing and juxtaposition, architects increasingly work to make nature part of their buildings, bringing …

Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S: The Race Car Driver Review

The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is probably the best performance tire on sale today. And now it's being replaced. So we sent pro race car driver Pat Long to make sense of it for us.<p>For almost 20 years, I've spent the majority of each calendar year sleeping in questionable hotels and chasing wins in …

Michelin

Compére Lapin, New Orleans Restaurant Review

Compère Lapin is a combined bar and restaurant close to the financial district in New Orleans, Louisiana, between the French Quarters and the Garden …

Restaurants

Cheap supercars: Can you really run one on a budget?

Go to any meeting of supercar owners and you’ll probably hear claims of these cars being surprisingly affordable to own. But is this realistic? Just …

Supercars

McLaren Preps New Hybrid Powertrains, One with 900+ HP and One with a V-6

McLaren has previously told us it expects that half the cars it makes will carry some kind of hybrid system by 2022, and a conversation with company CEO Mike Flewitt at the Geneva auto show has added some more detail to those bold plans.<p>The first hybrid will come in the upcoming BP23, which—as well …

Trucks

Richard Meier Reimagines the World’s Most Iconic Private Club

At the newly refreshed Surf Club in Florida, the starchitect reflects on the Four Seasons property’s legendary status<p>Miami’s skyline is full of glass and white-metal minimalism, but only one property is attached to the genre’s greatest living master, Richard Meier. The white-haired octogenarian …

Amelia Island 2017 Results: $121 Million of Bugatti, Jaguar, Porsche - Bloomberg

This year at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, a forecast of strong storms forced the major sale and show to be held a day early, on Saturday, …

Roadtripping Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest archi-hits

This year marks the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect.<p>While New Yorkers are most familiar with his last major …

Hungover: 7 Modern Pavilions Taking Cantilevers to the Extreme

Today, architecture is often confined more by functional constraints than by physical limitations. Yet not all architecture has the same utilitarian concerns. Privileged by flexible programs and a wide array of construction materials, modern pavilions can be made into almost any form. The projects …

Cool Hotels That Can Only Be Found In Tokyo

When you’re surrounded by neon lights, high-end shopping, sushi and cherry blossoms, you know you’ve found your way to Tokyo.<p>Being the world’s …