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Foster + Partners, Morphosis, UNStudio Lead List to Design Chinese Eco-Island

Hainan Airlines Group has announced an international competition between 10 top architecture firms to design the master plan and central buildings of …

Architecture

Here's What Makes Content High-Quality, According To Google

You want your site to earn higher rankings and more traffic in Google, and you know there are dozens of ranking factors that will actually help get you there, from earning more inbound links to optimizing your site for mobile devices.<p>But one of the most important factors is the quality of your …

Análisis de Videoball

Un apartado online inestable corta las alas de la que debería ser por derecho la nueva sensación del deporte electrónico.<p><i>"Videoball es un juego libre</i> …

This 27-Year-Old Founder Is Transforming High-Fashion Into A Billion-Dollar Tech Industry

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the average American household spends roughly $1,700 on clothes each year. While global powerhouses like H&M, Zara and Forever 21 have mastered the fast fashion space, opening up a surplus of storefronts across several key international markets, the …

Innovation

How Crowdsourcing Is Transforming The Workplace

Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially an online community, rather than from employees or suppliers.<p>The idea of crowdsourcing is fairly new, with the term only being coined within the last …

Employment

Four Critical Keys For Leaders Who Work Remotely

It is becoming more and more common for leaders to have teams that are partially or completely located in different cities and/or countries. This trend will continue as technology is developed to make virtual teams increasingly viable. Managing remotely creates additional challenges and requires …

6 awesome campsites within about an hour of Los Angeles

From the coast to the mountains<p>One of Los Angeles’s best attributes is that it has mountains, beaches, and deserts all relatively close to its hardcore urban zones.<p>It is sometimes easy to forget just how close those resources are, so to nudge would-be travelers into taking advantage of them, we've …

Asia Society Hong Kong Center / Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller III in New York, the Asia Society is an educational organization …

Hong Kong

AD Interviews: Kulapat Yantrasast / wHY

Kulapat Yantrasast is one of the founding partners and current Creative Director of wHY (Workshop Hakomori Yantrasast): a multi-disciplinary firm …

Architecture

10 Must-Listen Architecture and Design Podcasts for the Holiday Break

Is there a form of media that compliments city living better than podcasting? Whether it keeps commuters company during a morning train ride or provides a soundtrack for a stroll through city streets, the ubiquity and portability of podcasting can make a favorite show seem like a constant …

Fight Club

Room to Read in a Digital World: 14 Modern Library Designs

[ By Steph in Architecture & Public & Institutional. ]Shifting from paper to digital media hasn’t diminished the role of libraries in our …

La gran filmoteca de los arquitectos

La Fundación Arquia reúne 645 audiovisuales en 'streaming' del arte de construir edificios<p>Cómo se levantó en Londres la Torre del Milenio, de Norman …

Best Of The Rest: Real Life Quidditch Snitches, Creative Mandalas, And Micro Sushi

The week in crazy creativity...<p>This week we....<p>...Watched in horror as a student broke a 19th century Greco-Roman statue while taking a selfie (as if you needed a better reason to be anti-selfie). [Time]<p>....Gawked at these amazing Mandalas made of household objects. [Boing Boing]<p>...and at the …

Guardian Cities: welcome to our urban past, present and future

We are bombarded with statistics about the future of cities these days, as fast as the cities themselves are growing. More than half of the world's population now live in a city, with the number of urban residents increasing by 60 million each year – that's two new urbanites every second. It is a …

Richard Kern presenta su colección de famosos y desnudos

Richard Kern (Carolina del Norte, EEUU, 1954), fotógrafo y cineasta <i>underground</i>, es, ante todo, un retratista. Durante más de dos décadas Kern se ha …

20 Miles of Stained Glass Colored Ribbon Hang Inside a SF Cathedral

Walk into the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco from now till the end of February and you'll find a gorgeous art installation that features 20 miles of ribbon cascading from the church's vaulted ceiling arches. Artist Anne Patterson is behind <i>Graced With Light</i>, an installation consisting of nearly …

dunked, donde la gente creativa muestra sus trabajos sin saber programar

Crear un portafolio de trabajos y mostrar al mundo de lo que somos capaces sin necesidad de tener conocimientos de programación es cada vez más …