Monica Suazo

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Dreamy teepee-shaped huts cater to the elderly in a Japanese forest

This cluster of teepee-shaped huts huddled in the forest may look like a whimsical play space for children, but Tokyo architect Issei Suma designed …

These Hungarians Have Beaten Top Gear With Their Tesla Movie

The award for Best Journalism Film went to TURBOMETAL MOTORBLOG from Hungary at the London Motor Film Festival.<p>A few years ago, a group of friends started a site called <i>Turbometal</i> with the intention of filming the greatest car adventures. Their Alfa Romeo GTV clip almost became a Jalopnik Film …

Film Festivals

NYC Home Renovations

The architects had to gain approval from the co-op board to break through to the roof—the loft is on the top floor—and...<p>Houldin, 10, curls up in the playroom nook which is directly under a side skylight that Pulltab added in order to make...<p>Eric Schneider and Michael Chen take in the …

Dame Zaha Hadid obituary

Architect who first imagined, then proved, that space could work in radical new ways<p>In the London of the early 1980s, when Zaha Hadid, who has died aged 65 after a heart attack, first opened her own office in a small room in a redundant Victorian school in Clerkenwell, the idea that she might one …

Michelangelo Pistoletto: the artist with a smashing way to save the world

It's a Thursday lunchtime and Michelangelo Pistoletto's cafe is buzzing. All around me, people are chatting, eating and laughing as they sit at wooden tables in this stylishly stripped-back space. Pistoletto, one of the most celebrated artists in Europe, has joined me for antipasti, along with his …

Lexus unveils fully drivable car made from cardboard

Japanese car brand Lexus used 1,700 individually shaped cardboard sheets to create a fully functional replica of its IS saloon model (+ …

Lexus

This tiny country just outlined a plan to completely stop using oil, coal, and gas

This is welcomed news in a world that - despite recent advances in tackling climate change by the US and China - remains relatively paralyzed in its ability to make substantial changes to how it deals with climate change.<p>Earlier this year, Costa Rica met the entirety of its national power demand …

19 photos that show where world leaders live

Unsurprisingly, the world's most powerful people live in luxurious homes befitting their positions. These palaces and abodes are equipped with everything from helipads to priceless works of art.<p>From the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, where Japan's Emperor Akihito lives, to Paris' Élysée Palace, where …

Articles about 7 bold japanese houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying...<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see upon entering Lewes, East Sussex.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language …

Palladio: The architect who inspired our love of columns

<b>Andrea Palladio - an Italian who lived 500 years ago - is the only architect whose style is recognised with a suffix in English. As a new exhibition opens in London, we explore the enduring popularity of "Palladianism".</b><p>A world without Andrea Palladio's legacy would be a "very depressing one", says …

Return of the prefabs: inside Richard Rogers' Y:Cube homes for homeless people

Photograph: Grant Smith<p>A fine achievement, but it’s easy to understand why factory-built housing hasn’t taken off<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/c995bd9dba8ae8b3a80b0e4407c32ffef4a1bf4c/134_0_2323_1395/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Grant Smith/Grant Smith<p>An odd colour choice for housing? ... Y:Cube …

"Harry Potter" Characters As Minimalist Drawings

"Accio Simplify!"

"Baby Rems" and the Small World of Architecture Internships

The world of architecture is small. So small in fact, that Rem Koolhaas has been credited with the creation of over forty practices worldwide, led by …

Architecture

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

Daniel Libeskind unveils three angular towers for Rome

New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind has unveiled his design for the three towers planned for the 2470-acre site formerly home to Rome’s …

Skyscrapers

RIBA awards 2015 in pictures: Britain's best new buildings - Telegraph

Top 10 books about being alone

Writing and reading are famously solitary acts; the loneliness of literature is expected, even embraced. But several writers have expanded solitude’s role, from a necessary condition to a central subject.<p>Lonely characters speak more intimately to the reader, having no ready companion in their own …

Behind the Scenes with Dwell on Design Keynote Marcel Wanders

In a new video, watch Marcel Wanders of Moooi discuss the inspiration behind his work.<p>Marcel Wanders has earned international acclaim for his eclectic designs, which marry industrial processes with meticulous handcrafting. He has created designs for Flos, Magis, B&B Italia, Alessi, and, more …

Spectacular Floor Installations Made of Candy and Other Colorful Objects

Operating under the name Pip & Pop, Australian artist Tanya Schultz uses a combination of colorful candy, glitter, sand, toys, beads, and other bright objects to create gloriously dreamy, intricately patterned floor installations.<p>Viewers experience the thrill of a sugar rush as they feast their …

Art

“If You Want an Easy Life, Don’t Be an Architect”: 10 Classic Quotes by Zaha Hadid

<i>Updated March 30th, 2017.</i><p>This week last year, Dame Zaha Hadid sadly passed away, but in many ways, her presence lives on. While she will be badly missed by the profession, the architect's buildings will remain as a reminder of her unparalleled talent — and her words will continue to resonate with …

Frei Otto Awarded Architecture’s Highest Award One Day After He Dies

Architect Frei Otto has been posthumously awarded the 2015 Pritzker Prize in architecture, the field’s most prestigious award. The German architect and structural engineer passed away yesterday at the age of 89, two weeks before the prize (usually reserved for living architects) was due to be …

Awards

FUJIFILM X-A2 Interchangeable Lens Camera with 175-degree Tilting LCD

FujiFilm has launched <b>X-A2 digital camera</b> that features interchangeable lens with 175-degree tilting LCD. This model is equipped with FujiFilm’s newly …

Create Your Own Outdoor Landscape with Dune

Stéphanie Marin, the designer behind Smarin, has me dreaming about summer outdoor time and lounging on Dune, a system of components that can be …

Landscaping

A SAD Lamp To Brighten Your Mood And Your Home

For some people, winter is a dark time, both emotionally and literally. Light therapy is one of the main treatments for seasonal affective disorder–sometimes known as the winter blues. Unfortunately, most light boxes used to treat SAD aren’t exactly something you’d want to leave lying around your …

Miniature

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Articles about pritzker worthy awe inspiring architecture pritzker laureates on Dwell.com - Dwell

Alejandro Aravena's vision for tackling the housing crisis.<p>Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the 2010...<p>Today Swiss architect Peter Zumthor was named the winner of the 2009 Pritzker Prize.<p>Norwegian modernist Sverre …

Articles about beloved midcentury houses examined after decades wear and tear on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new book looks at the evolution and adaptation of iconic midcentury modern houses in New Canaan, Connecticut.<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows you to design the tiny house of your dreams.<p>A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.<p>Tucked into the …

Scientists Discover Dozens of Monuments Hidden Below Stonehenge

This field of ancient stones may be more complex than initially believed.<p>Scientists have new evidence that there is more to Stonehenge—the ancient rock formations that stand alone in a field in Wiltshire, England—than meets the eye.<p>Based on cutting edge digital mapping technology, researchers at …

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

What's your favorite recent artist documentary? Banksy's <i>Exit Through the Gift Shop</i>? <i>Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry</i>? <i>Gerhard Richter Painting</i>? <i>Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child</i>? <i>Cutie and The Boxer</i>?<p>Still from <i>Waste Land</i> (2010). Courtesy of Vik Muniz Studio.<p>Still from <i>Waste Land</i> (2010). Courtesy of Vik Muniz …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

Happiness