Matthew Stojkovic

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Architecture 101: 10 Architectural Styles That Define Western Society

Throughout history, architecture has been used as a creative, functional outlet that often heralds the cultural depth of society. In fact, a scroll through the basics of important architectural movements is a window into art and culture during any given time period.<p>Often, architectural styles build …

Ultra sleek, ultra noir Oakland Hills home asks $4.5 million

Whoa!<p>If you’re looking for a cozy home with a homey, warm feel to it that shouts Norman Rockwell luxe, beat it. This isn’t the place for you. Designed by Randy Ruiz of AAA Architects, and in collaboration with Benjamin Parco, 132 Alpine in the Oakland Hills is geared strictly toward the moneyed …

Here Are Your Commercial Equipment Honorees for the 2017 Core77 Design Awards

Commercial Equipment: Equipment and systems designed for public, commercial, industrial, medical and scientific use (operational, production, …

20 buildings that prove Frank Lloyd Wright was a genius

Unbuilt Los Angeles: the city that might have been – in pictures

From the offshore Santa Monica freeway to a mini Las Vegas with pyramids and the Parthenon, Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell look at the LA that never happened<p>Never Built Los Angeles is published by Metropolis Books

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This Smart Plant Wall Turns Bland Building Façades into Green Art

One Beirut-based company is taking the living wall trend to the next level with moving art installations<p>The living wall trend has plenty to recommend it: It freshens up a space, adds an unexpected element of greenery, and makes a major design statement. With Kinetic Green Canvas—developed …

A Hillside Home in Austin, Texas, Becomes a Coveted Retreat

Lake | Flato Architects and designer Terry Hunker collaborate on a light-filled residence inventively anchored to its magnificent site overlooking downtown Austin<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2013 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>One test of good architecture is how well it …

Oscar Nominee Jeff Bridges Will Portray Architect Mies van der Rohe

The upcoming movie about the architect’s tumultuous relationship with client Edith Farnsworth will also star Maggie Gyllenhaal<p>The story behind one of modern architecture’s most famous buildings has everything needed for a Hollywood drama: big personalities, heartbreak, and brutal court battles. So …

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Luis Barragán’s iconic architecture recreated in evocative photography exhibit

Artist James Casebere uses “constructed photography” to capture the Mexican architect’s elusive work<p>Legendary Mexican architect and Pritzker Prize winner Luis Barragán’s work continues to enchant, a phenomenon fueled in part by the fact that his extensive archives are locked in a fallout shelter …

Architecture

Parisian fixer-upper dream apartment yours for under $1M

Heart-eyes-emoji<p>Whether it’s midcentury estates or French chateaus, we love a good fixer upper. This is another good one, first spotted by one Messy Nessy Chic. Located in Paris’s 19th arrondissement—home to a number of music institutions forming Cité de la Musique (including the Jean …

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Frank Lloyd Wright’s forgotten prefabs

The American System-Built Homes were the architect’s attempt to bring better housing to the masses<p>A famous pack rat, Frank Lloyd Wright left an almost incomparable archive as far as American architects go, with countless records and sketches available to modern researchers. Within that trove of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Beautiful Visualization Of How Your DSLR Camera Really Works

Leave it to a graphic designer to clearly visualize the complicated inner-workings of your digital camera in a way that actually makes sense.<p>Here’s the thing about expensive, hulking DSLR cameras: They take beautiful photographs, but only if you know how to use them. And understanding the various …

Best winter holiday chalets for the ultimate alpine adventures

Mountain culture is a contemporary gear fetishist's dream - whether you're skiing, hiking, or launching yourself downhill in any number of dramatic …

The world's fastest electric car, and more in the week that was

Tesla finally sealed the deal on its acquisition of SolarCity this week, and the merger is already producing incredible results. The two companies just completed a project to power an entire island on solar power. In other energy news, researchers in Israel developed found a way to make solar …

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Watch: A Painting Robot Teaches Us About The Creative Process

E-David was once a humble welding robot. Now, he’s a master painter. Set e-David in front of any photo, and he’ll examine it, deconstruct the methodology behind it, and choose between five brushes and countless strokes to re-create the painting. You’d think his parents would be proud of such …