Mona Al-Ashwal

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Cheap and Deep: How to make Reykjavik, Iceland, a reality

If Iceland isnt on your bucket list, youre doing it wrong. Between fjords, volcanoes, hot springs, Reykjaviks legendary nightlife and its massive …

European Travel

How to catch the northern lights

Of all the stunning natural phenomena, the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, might be the most spectacular. The northern lights …

Northern Lights

The Most Beautiful Roads In America

Take the long way home.<p>Pavement meanders through all 50 of these United States, from the hardwood forests of Vermont to the craggy coast of California's Big Sur. Most of it goes somewhere; some of it goes nowhere. The roads on these pages are a few of our backcountry favorites. They're not always …

Profile of an American road trip: Where we go, what we eat, what we spend

Nearly 75% of Americans will take a road trip this year, and California is considered the preferred destination. Alaska and Florida finished second and third, respectively.<p>Those are among the findings of the 2017 Road Trip Survey of more than 1,300 U.S. drivers. For the purposes of the study, a …

The Best Small Town to Visit in All 50 States

The paradox of big-city travel is that you never really get a break. You ditch work in New York, LA, or Chicago to go visit your buddies in New York, …

12 Exquisite Hotel Rooms That Include Private Pools Photos

On a relaxing vacation, the last thing one wants to worry about is setting an alarm to get up in time to secure a poolside chaise longue. When a private, personal pool exists just a step outside your own room, you have a front-row ticket to prime poolside real estate no matter what time you rise. …

Lost Japanese Spacecraft Shares Groundbreaking View of Galaxy Group

Like a confectioner trying to reach the right consistency in a sweet concoction, a supermassive black hole is vigorously stirring the gas within a …

Universe

From stem cells to billions of human insulin-producing cells

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How i memorised the Qur’an in 4 months.

Alhamdulillah, I thank Allah for the blessings He constantly gives. I asked Allah to always ease my affairs in revising the Qur’an & give me the …

Quick Tips

Plan and shop for a week's worth of meals at a time. You're less likely to go out to eat or buy expensive convenience foods during the week when the …

Beachfront House Built with Poured Concrete to Withstand Hurricanes

Traction Architecture designed the Seagrape House for a couple who wanted a weekend home on Anna Maria island in the Gulf of Mexico. The island the …

Architecture

Will You Move to Cyprus to Have a House like this?

Prodromos and Desi Residence by VardaStudio Architects is built on a steep embankment, in such a way that half the home is embedded into the slope …

Architecture

Very Unusual and Very Cool Triangular House in Lithuania

Villa G by Audrius Ambrasas Architects is a triangular one storey house with elongated ends whose roof curves down to create the back wall in one …

Mediterranean Style Dream Home on top of Steep Hill

Kapoor House is located in Berkeley, California on the highest rock outcropping of Berkeley Hills meaning it has expansive views of the San Francisco …

Architecture

Alpine Villa Cleverly Uses Hillside to Form a Giant Wood Clad Courtyard

While the main entry to Alps Villa is on the lower side of the site’s slope, Camilo Boticini Architects created a second entry on the 2nd floor that …

Architecture

Sophisticated Coastal Home Design Filled with Luxury Interiors

KZ Architecture specializes in modern, resort style private homes and their West Broadview home on the Bay Harbor Islands in Florida is no exception. …

Architecture
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Design You Trust

It’s supposed to be the happiest day of your life, so what better way to celebrate your wedding than by posing as centaurs to demonstrate your love? …

Los Angeles

Articles about 7 daring geometric houses around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, open-floor plans, and intriguing history, churches that are repurposed into...<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven …

Bjarke Ingels

Articles about 5 incredibly clever renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>Ah, sweet sweet summertime. What better way to sit back and relax, than enjoying an epic patio, roof, or backyard.<p>I was zipping about …

Fabrication

PCH in San Francisco: Innovative, Modern (and Even Fun) Office Design

PCH International‘s offices in the Potrero Hill neighborhood of <b>San Francisco</b> are a knockout. Modern without the chilly hauteur too common too many …

San Francisco

Lively and Complex Family Refuge: Apartment Central Park Prime in São Paulo

Lovisaro Architecture + Design completed the design of <b>Apartment Central Park Prime</b>, a complex family crib a located in São Paulo, Brazil. The two …

Swimming Pools

A mile-high skyscraper city in the middle of Times Square, a bio-pyramid in the desert and a research lab in the clouds among futuristic entries for design contest

• <b>The eVolo Magazine awards were established in 2006 to recognise 'outstanding ideas for vertical living'</b>• <b><br>A jury of experts chose three winners and</b> …

A Stark & Bare Concrete Portuguese Home by Valerio Olgiati

More ’60s aircraft hangar than living space, Swiss architect Valerio Olgiati basks in the blurred lines, creating over-scale crude constructions that …

Architecture

melbourne's 2 girls building spans a photographic skin along its façade

<b>melbourne’s 2 girls building spans a photographic skin along its façade</b><br>image by peter clarke / courtesy of anthea polson art<p><b>within melbourne’s urban</b> …

Peerless Family Beach House Adapted to Australian Weather

The proud owners of this family beach house in Melbourne, Australia, can indulge in relaxation and socialization in their beautiful modern home that …

Architecture

Color House by CUBO Design Architect

This minimalist house located in Kanagawa, Japan was designed by CUBO design architect. The site is situated in Otobashi, a dense residential area …

Architecture

Modern Family Villa Infused With Minimalist Precision

Imagine living in a modern family villa like the <b>Villa Spee Haelen</b> in the Netherlands. Famous for living openly and inviting bright natural light …

Swimming Pools

2 Girls Building / Kavellaris Urban Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The 2 Girls Building is a mixed use building that fuses art, photography and architecture. The project …