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NASA will send a tiny drone helicopter to fly through the Martian skies

After landing several miniature dune buggies on Mars to cruise around the surface of the planet, NASA has decided it wants a birds-eye view next …

Drones

How Acoustic Shells Work (And How to Design Them Effectively)

Acoustic shells are iconic elements seen in public spaces around the world. But beyond their curious form, their operation is highly interesting. …

You have to see inside Jennifer Aniston’s newly renovated house

Can we move in?<p>If you thought the Obamas new house had gone and provided the ultimate interior goals then you may want to step inside Jennifer …

Jennifer Aniston

The Physics of SpaceX's Wicked Double Booster Landing

You might think the coolest part of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy test was the Tesla with a spaceman riding inside, flying out into space. Yeah, sure, that …

Kengo Kuma adds only tree-like structure to Coeda House without using extra columns in Shizuoka

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma's firm Kengo Kuma And Associates has completed a new cafe supported by a tree-like structure at the core of the space, …

Architecture

The World’s “Blackest Black” Makes Its Debut–On A Building

Six years ago, Surrey Nanosystems debuted Vantablack, a paint that absorbs 99.9% of light. Today, we know what it looks like as architecture.<p>The architect Asif Khan’s latest project feels extremely, for lack of a better way to put it, of its time. It’s a sponsored pavilion, at the Olympics, for the …

Incredible new "super wood" is as strong as steel

It’s a twig, it’s a branch, it’s… Super Wood! Researchers at the University of Maryland have created a so-called “super wood” that is stronger than …

Engineering

Night photos that make Tokyo look like a sci-fi utopia

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Edo-Tokyo museum, modeled after a classic type of elevated warehouse, is already an impressive building in broad daylight and with no filters.<p>But in the dead of the night and in the hands of Australian photographer Tom Blachford, it turns into a dystopian megastructure from a distant …

Architecture

Deepen Your Understanding of Construction and Materials With These Online Courses

How much do you wish you knew about carpentry, solar energy or masonry? Leonardo Da Vinci said, "the noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding." …

Engineering

New York City’s Beekman Residences Debuts a Private Lobby Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen

The New York City residential building features 67 one- to three-bedroom units.<p>Connected to the Beekman, a Thompson Hotel in the heart of New York …

Y-shaped German hostel looks at sustainability from all angles

A newly opened youth hostel in Bayreuth, Germany offers much more than just a clean bed and shower—the 180-bed Y-shaped building embraces community, …

Architecture

2017 World Architecture Festival Announces Day 1 Award Winners

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the Day 1 category winners of their 2017 awards slate. Winners selected among 32 categories over …

National Parks

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the same factory. Steel frames fitted out with panel walls and ceilings, these homes were clustered by the hundreds into what was once a brand new commuter …

Housing

35 Classic Recipes for Your Next Backyard BBQ

Summer BBQs are my favorite way to entertain throughout the season. Adults can mingle, drink in hand, while the kids can run around burning off …

The Fujifilm GFX 50S’s High ISO Quality is Insane

The Fujifilm GFX 50S‘s ISO invariance makes it so easy to shoot the Milky Way that it’s not even funny. I was able to take an “impossible” shot, …

How to post Google Photos' awesome animations to Instagram

If you use Google Photos, you know the service is so much more than just the best way to store and back up all your photos and videos into the …

Bravos House: Encased in Moving Wooden Panels and Slats

Draped ever so elegantly in a wood made of Cumaru, a Brazilian tree species, the <b>Bravos House</b> in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil cleverly brings …

Interior Design

The 25 most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects

We asked architects to tell us the one building that's a game-changer for building design, inspired them to become architects, or that they simply find stunning.<p>Here are 25 of the most breathtaking buildings in the world, according to people who build them for a living.

Aston Martin plans to open luxury highrise residences in Miami in 2021

The legendary British automotive company will bring its unique design aesthetic to this luxury 66 story, 390 unit tower at 300 Biscayne Boulevard Way.<p>…

Electric GT unveils stripped-down Tesla Model S P100D with 2.0-sec 0 to 60 mph acceleration

Electric GT, an all-Tesla and all-electric racing championship, recently announced that they will use the Tesla Model S P100D instead of the Model S P85+ for their race car. They unveiled their modified version at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham today and claimed some …

Incredible Frank Lloyd Wright house with 15 acres and waterfall asks $8M

The Tiranna house was built in 1955 and is located on 15 acres in New Canaan, CT<p>2016 saw a host of noteworthy Frank Lloyd Wright-designed homes go up for sale—and the trend seems to be continuing into the new year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Tiranna, a 1955-built residence named after the …

Santiago Calatrava's creative process subject of new documentary

The film focuses on his recently completed World Trade Center transit hub<p>New York filmmaker Alexandra Liveris has turned her lens on architect Santiago Calatrava, exploring his artistic and architectural perspective as construction wrapped on his World Trade Center transit hub.<p>The spiny, winged …

Kodak Ektachrome Film is Coming Back from the Dead

It’s not every day that you hear about a classic film line being brought back from the dead, but that’s what’s being announced today. Kodak …

Gorgeous new prefab is modular. Or is it Flat-pack? Or post-and-beam? Never mind.

We have always drawn a distinction between modular construction, where boxes are built in a factory with interior finishes installed, and flat-pack …

You'll Never See Anything As Adorable As These Little Kids With Big Dogs

So doggone precious.

Pets

Leica’s Cool New Camera is a Red-Hot Work of Art

The Leica M-P Grip by Rolf Sachs is both form and function at their finest…<p>The new <b>Leica M-P Grip</b> by Rolf Sachs (leica.com) isn’t just about looks. …

Why mid-century modern design is never going out of style

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade or two, really - the mid-century renaissance won’t have escaped you. Mid-century modernism is everywhere - from flea markets and vintage stores, to magazines and nearly every high-street home décor retailer.<p>Mad Men helped push the era’s …

Design

5 rad things architects built for their moms

The best kind of payback<p>We know architects can design some pretty awesome homes for themselves, but every so often, they also give back to the people who <i>really</i> gave them their starts: their mothers. Below, take a look at a handful of charming dwellings architects have designed for their moms, from …