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Palm Springs Desert House

Palm Spring is synonymous for its mid-century designs. Although it was built in the present, the Palm Springs Desert House still exudes what we love …

Architecture

Trump’s Cruelty and the Crying Children

The innocence of children is, in large measure, defined by their shock when confronted by the cruelty of the adult world. When you see a child being smacked across the face by an adult three or four times her size, the child’s expression is often one less of pain than of confusion. In “The Fire …

Donald Trump

Zaha Hadid Architects unveils Morpheus hotel in Macau

Three holes punctuate the twisting geometric facade of the Morpheus hotel in Macau, China, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which opens today, 15 …

Architecture

Trump Is Making Us All Live in His Delusional Reality Show

It seems so long ago now. Almost immediately after Trump took office, the denial of reality began. The president’s and his spokesperson’s insistence …

Angela Merkel

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

Prefab Homes

Gallery: Small is beautiful - AIA's Small Project Awards

The AIA Small Project Awards honors small-project firms. By "small," AIA means projects that fall into one of three categories: a small project that …

Architecture

10 Brilliant Brazilian Houses With Contemporary Designs

We absolutely love contemporary homes not only for their smart design but their visual appeal. Architects have a way of varying their design …

São Paulo

suzani:

Incredible and gorgeous 17th century Ottoman tent from the Dresden State Art Collections.

Bill Gates disses Donald Trump, and Stephen Colbert is amused

Stephen Colbert took to last night’s Late Show to laugh about an anecdote Bill Gates told about his awkward meeting with President Donald Trump.<p>Bill …

Iran vows to pursue 'industrial-scale enrichment' if nuclear deal fails

<b>Tehran (CNN) —</b> Iran says it is ready to restart its nuclear program on an "industrial scale" in the wake of the decision by US President Donald Trump to abandon the deal that curbs the country's nuclear ambitions.<p>In a statement published Friday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said he would …

Middle East

'So Misguided.' Barack Obama Weighs In On Trump's Decision to Pull U.S. From Iran Nuclear Deal

Former President Barack Obama immediately criticized President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that the United States would withdraw from the …

Theory: Playboy Model Who Got $1.6 Million Had Affair With Trump, Not Broidy

On May 2, Rudy Giuliani revealed that the Trump administration has been lying for months about the fact that Donald Trump reimbursed his personal …

Experimental Ranch | Marmol Radziner

The Experimental Ranch House, designed by Cliff May as his personal residence, is situated in the Sullivan Canyon area of Los Angeles. The house was …

Look Inside California’s Hidden Midcentury Modern Mansions

Pereira Residence, Los Angeles, 1964<p>This was the home that William L. Pereira, an architect probably best known for his Transamerica Pyramid tower in …

Palm Springs

Amazing Concrete and Glass Cabin in Argentina

H3 House is a stunning concrete and glass home designed by architect Luciano Kruk. Located eight block from the Argentinian coastline, the shared …

Cantilevering modern home redefines the ranch house

Long and lean<p>This rectangular house is an exercise in simplicity. Built on top of a hill in Portsea, Australia, the modern home is comprised of three parts that connect together and stretch into an elongated volume. Its exacting shape and sharp edges are a lovely, if unnatural, contrast to …

Own Michelangelo’s Tuscan Villa

If you need to stretch your artistic muscles—and your pockets are insanely deep—the Tuscan villa of your dreams just hit the market. Michelangelo’s …

"To hell with it": Trump increasingly weary of staff advice

WASHINGTON (AP) — The speech was written. A cast of relatable Americans with emotional stories was standing by to reinforce the message. But …

Serralves House

Clean and minimal, the Serralves House brings simplicity to the forefront. A sleek concrete cube forms the home's exterior. Like a cement fortress, …

What does the Home of an Architect look like?

What can you discover about a creative person by seeing where they lived and worked?<p>An architect’s home, for example, is an experimental canvas, a …

Jardins House

Brazilian landscapes and modern architecture work in unison to create the Jardins House. Comprised of two stories, the upper level is organized in a …

An Eduard Dreier Home asked $1.2M

Salt Lake City, Utah<p>Ed was not a very good driver. However, what he lacked in driving skills, he more than made up for with his designs. The elegant tulip carport he dreamt up for this home affirms his extraordinary genius, invoking Eero Saarinen, creator of the renowned Knoll furniture series. …

Developer planning new homes, hotel on 33 acres in the 90210

It’ll be called the Retreat at Benedict Canyon<p>An enormous chunk of undeveloped land in the hills above Benedict Canyon could soon become the site of a new luxury resort and mini residential community, if a developer’s plans come to fruition.<p>Planned for 33 acres of land in the 90210 zip code, the …

3 New High-End Developments to Watch Around the World

You can move in soon, too<p>New construction is in demand in metropolitan hubs around the world, and some major developments will open their doors to …

House panel finds no Trump-Russia collusion, recommends leak crackdown

The committee voted to release a report that recommends a crackdown on leaks, including administering 'mandatory polygraphs' to some administration officials with top secret security clearances.<p>House Intelligence Committee Republicans voted Thursday to end their investigation into Russian …

Chomsky: 'The Republican Party Is the Most Dangerous Organization in Human History'

<i>* This interview originally appeared on the blog of the Institute for New Economic Thinking.</i><p><i>To help make sense of where we stand as an economy, as a</i> …

Get a peek inside Zaha Hadid’s futuristic High Line condo, now complete

A new set of photos show off some of the futuristic building’s amenity spaces<p>A news series of photos, captured by photographers Hufton+Crown, have surfaced that showcase the swooping West Chelsea condo at 520 West 28th Street, designed by the late Zaha Hadid. The photos focus building’s facade and …

Skyscrapers

SAS sniper kills Isis chief with ‘one in a million’ shot from nearly a mile away

An SAS sniper killed an Isis fighter with a ‘one in a million’ shot from nearly a mile away.<p>The bullet is said to have taken the terror chief’s face …

Made in America

Juxtaposition, Paul Sangha Landscape Architecture, Vancouver https://t.co/hfecRhYZUX

Ring House, Agia Galini, Crete, Greece

Between 2012-2013 Athens, Greece-based decaACHITECTURE designed the concept and master plan for a stunning three-building compound, Galinis Gorges, …

Crete