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The Boundaryless / INSPIRATION GROUP

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> People often say that life is like a voyage. Then, home must be that only island floating on it. It is …

Foster + Partners Reveal "Sanctuary" Chapel for Vatican Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Foster + Partners has released details of their proposed chapel to form part of the Vatican’s inaugural entry to the Venice Biennale. The Holy See …

Logan Certified / moss Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Acting as architect, developer, and general contractor, Logan Certified represents the first real estate …

6 Tips for Designing and Building a Tiny House

Tiny houses have become popular in recent years as housing prices continue to soar. Whether as an off-the-grid retreat or a way to live more simply …

Yu Qingcheng Gallery / Architectural Design and Research Institute of Tianjin University

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Yu Qingcheng is a world famous original clay sculpture artist who is renowned in China and oversea, the …

Interior ILL / INT2 architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A small private house is located in a picturesque place about 30 km from Riga. The land plot is on the …

A Box in Disguise / Wahana Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in a residential area in West Jakarta, the project is not supposed to be created as a “pompous”, …

Pure House Boutique Hotel / Yueji Architectural Design Office

Dali is the god-given place based on its excellent natural scenery and cultural environment. It was represented in the article of Wang Shixing, the …

Donald Trump: My Presidency Is an Embarrassing Failure, But It's Not My Fault

(It is his fault.)<p>Nearly one year after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States, and by any objective measure, his tenure has been an embarrassing failure characterized by humiliating legislative defeats, unprecedented scandal, and a remarkable amount of vociferous support of …

The Danger of President Pence

Trump’s critics yearn for his exit. But Mike Pence, the corporate right’s inside man, poses his own risks.<p>On September 14th, the right-wing pundit Ann Coulter, who last year published a book titled “In Trump We Trust,” expressed what a growing number of Americans, including conservatives, have been …

Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

The National Sleep Foundation recommends an average of eight hours of sleep per night for adults, but sleep scientist Matthew Walker says that too many people are falling short of the mark.<p>"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," Walker …

Immune System

10 Fonts For Architects

Have you ever been stuck for hours obsessing over a font that matched your work? Before starting a project, do you already think about which font you …

The 7 Best Podcasts Hosted by Architects, for Architects

<i>This article was originally published by The Architect's Guide as "The 7 Best Architecture Podcasts For Architects, Hosted By Architects."</i><p>As an avid …

Architecture

Architecture Books You Can Borrow (For Free) From The Internet's Largest Library

Have you registered for your <b>free</b> library card? If you haven't, you're missing out on some serious perks! The Internet Archive has a lending feature …

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Unveil Landmark Mixed-Use Development for Downtown Detroit

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has unveiled the design of their first-ever project in the United States: the Monroe Blocks, a new mixed-use …

9 Important Photoshop Tips for Architects

<i>This article was originally published by RenderPlan as "9 Powerful Photoshop Tips for an Effective Workflow."</i><p>A powerful software like Photoshop can …

Winners of 2017 "Rethinking The Future" Awards Present Radical Solutions to Present-Day Problems

Architecture platform Rethinking the Future (RTF) has announced the winners for their annual “Rethinking the Future Awards,” collecting over 500 …

Tadao Ando Envelops Giant Buddha Statue in Lavender-Planted Hill Temple

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has designed a monumental lavender-covered temple enveloping a giant statue of Buddha at the Makomanai …

Architecture

11 Architect Salary Negotiation Tips

<i>This article was originally published on Brandon Hubbard's blog, The Architect's Guide.</i><br>Many people cringe at the idea of having to negotiate their …

The 80 Best Architecture Drawings of 2017 (So Far)

When it comes to forms of architectural representation, there is no method more expressive or foundational than the drawing. The series of …

Industrial Design: Noordung Electric Bike

Let’s share this minimal and yet packed of features industrial design of an electric bike named: Noordung. Originally coming from Slovenia, there …

Product Design

Kick Back and Look at 86,400 Chairs on Seatporn

French industrial designer Edouard Chambellan scoured the web for five years to bring you the finest and ugliest chairs on the web.<p>In between hours spent helping design custom yachts and a current gig designing a space station, French industrial designer Edouard Chambellan relaxed himself by …

Industrial Designer

Telling Time With The Marc Newson Hourglass Sounds Marvelous

Home » Luxury Watches » Telling Time With The Marc Newson Hourglass Sounds Marvelous<p>Back in the old days, when there were no watches or clocks …

YD’s Top 10 Father’s Day Buys!

It’s June! Which means you’ve just made it past Mother’s Day, but now you’ve got Father’s Day coming up on the 18th of the month! Worry not if you’re …

Most Buzzed Designs of May 2017

Below you’ll find the most popular designs we’ve tracked over the last 30 days – an overview of designs you shouldn’t have missed in May 2017.<p>What …

The Sleekest Speaker Ever Built

There are two things that big electronics companies see as barriers that prevent them from creating razor thin products. Let’s take smartphones for …

Hurry! Here are our Top 11 Father’s Day gifts!

With just 2 days to go till father’s day (mark your calendars for the 18th if you haven’t), here’s a re-look at a carefully curated list of …

What Makes Things Cool?

A 20th century industrial designer, who created some of America’s most iconic looks, developed a theory of coolness that has been backed up by …

The Most Beautiful e-Bike Ever

This might look like a retro motorcycle just waiting for its engine to be dropped it, but looks closer and you’ll spy pedals! It’s Avionic’s V1 and …