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SNAP TO IT. Meet The ‘Arm Breaker’ Yamaha XJR1300 By France’s Bad Winners

Walk into any gym around the world these days and there'll be a line up for the mirror as jacked up shirtless individuals get the perfect selfie for …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Sustainability

Perforated shutters provide light and ventilation for Moonlight Cabin by Jackson Clements Burrows

Australian architects Jackson Clements Burrows added perforated shutters to the exterior of this holiday cabin "like a Gore-Tex jacket", providing …

Listed Building

7 (More) Websites to Help Us Be Better Architects

Last year we published a list of 22 websites meant to make an architect's job a little bit easier. From selecting the perfect color scheme to …

Against The Grain: A Fabrique Nationale with Wood Trim

On the Atlantic coast of France, just 25km shy of the Spanish border, lies the city of Biarritz. We know it as the venue for the immensely popular Wheels & Waves festival, but George Woodman calls it home.<p>The enigmatic Frenchman refers to himself as “an artist, working with wood, and in love with …

Original Honda CB750 Press Bike

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Honda<br>• Japanese<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Honda CB750 was released in 1968 by the Japanese marque to fill a request from their …

Metal Fabrics - Omega 1510 from GKD Metal Fabrics

With a wide variety of options available, together with our fabric swatch sample shipment program and knowledgeable sales representatives, we can …

Swatch

Seeing Through Concrete

Transparent concrete (Photo: Litracon)<p>Background<p>With over seven billion cubic meters produced each year, concrete is one of the world’s most …

Growth Sector: Will Mycelium Become the Next Concrete?

24 June 2015 by<p>THESE WALLS CAN TALK<p>The organic brick created by The Living, an architectural firm based in New York City, doesn’t feel anything like …

Architecture

Famed LA Bike Builder Max Hazan's Latest Creation Is A True Beauty

Maxwell Hazan ha built some of the most beautiful and recognizable motorcycles and his latest, “The Musket,” is certainly a looker. This short film …

Motorcycles

Machine 17: A hyper-caffeinated Guzzi Le Mans

Moto Guzzi is back in the news: the new 850cc V9 Bobber and Roamer will be launched at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan next week.<p>They’re essentially classic roadsters, but that’s no bad thing—and we’re big fans. But if you want a raw, sporty machine like the Guzzis of the 70s and 80s, you’ll …

Le Mans

Everyman Grafton Pen

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Accessories<br>• American<br>• Design<br>• Gear<p>The Grafton Pen is a new design by Everyman, an American company quickly making a name for …

Old Empire Motorcycles Victory Hammer Gladiator

Reading time: about 7 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<p><i>Every now and then we get the opportunity to run a story on a custom motorcycle that</i> …

10 Easy Pieces: German-Made Cleaning Staples

From the land of high-performance cars, everyday cleaning tools built for beauty and function. Here are 10 grime-combating, dust-bunny battling …

10 Easy Pieces: Table and Desk Fans

If you’ve ever worked out of a cubicle or a tiny home office, you understand the value of quality air flow, especially at the height of summer. We …

Puddle-Free Parking: New Absorbent Surface Swallows Water Instantly

Perhaps the only material on the architectural market known for its "thirst," ultra-porous concrete is being hailed as the future of urban water …

Inventions

DGT Architects' A House for Oiso aims to "capture the essence of Japan from all ages"

Parisian office DGT Architects aimed to condense the architectural history of Japan's houses into a single home with this elevated timber volume …

Outdoor Spaces

Slow Burn: A BMW R90/6 from Icon 1000

Customizing motorcycles is a very serious business. It absorbs time, money, and garage space. It also requires high levels of mechanical skill, and usually the patience of a spouse.<p>Not surprisingly, most customizers take themselves very seriously. But one man who doesn’t is Kurt Walter, Design …

Coastlines

Suga Atelier · House of Cedar

Slightly elevated site of this house, facing green towards north, and there slightly overlooks the Mountains to the eastward and setting sun to the …

Architecture

13 Exceptional Examples Of Bunk Beds To Inspire You

1. This floating bunk bed from a home in Water Mill, New York, designed by Bates Masi Architects.<p>2. These bunk beds from a country home in Quebec, …

The Suzuki GS750, revisited

In the mid-70s, Suzuki was reeling from the disastrous RE5 rotary episode, and bet the house on a new 4-stroke inline four. The GS750 was an immediate hit with journalists and riders alike: “The quickest and best-handling 750 on the market,” raved <i>Cycle World</i>.<p>So why don’t we see more of them on the …

Turkish Delight: A Bonneville custom from Bunker

The Triumph Bonneville is due for an upgrade. It might have pioneered the ‘modern classic’ segment, but these days the field is stacked.<p>Hinckley has taken note, with reports of 1100cc liquid-cooled versions due to hit showrooms next year. But if you can’t wait until then, there are plenty of ways …

Katsutoshi Sasaki's House in Yamanote features sleeping platforms raised over an indoor terrace

A corridor functions as an indoor garden for this small house in Toyota, Japan, above which architect Katsutoshi Sasaki has installed a series of …

Are Miley Cyrus’s VMA Outfits Actually a Harbinger of Fashion Trends to Come?

miley cyrus courreges<p>We all knew what to expect from <b>Miley Cyrus</b>’s VMA ensembles: outrageous colors, even more audacious cuts, and, of course, plenty of nudity. All that—and then some—came to pass at last night’s ceremony. As the host, she kicked off the evening in a body harness by <b>Atelier Versace</b>, …

Miley Cyrus

The Thorogood Dodgeville Boot

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Boots<br>• Gear<br>• Style<p>The Thorogood Dodgeville Boot is made by hand in Marshfield, Wisconsin using techniques honed from …

Shoes

Triton by The GasBox

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• British<br>• Cafe Racers<br>• Motorcycles<p>In some respects, the Triton is the two wheeled equivalent of the Chimaera from …

Architizer

Rooms are less than two metres wide inside Tokyo house by YUUA Architects

Japanese studio YUUA Architects & Associates has slotted a house into a 2.5-metre-wide space between two existing buildings in Tokyo.<p>The rooms of the …

Architizer