nachtzeit

11 Flips | 5 Magazines | 63 Likes | 11 Following | 3 Followers | @nachtzeit | Keep up with nachtzeit on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “nachtzeit”

These 10 Truss Houses Blend Beautiful Architecture With Elegant Engineering

Few structural systems are as iconic as the truss. Forming historic bridge designs, trusses within architecture have usually been reserved for roof forms. From the rectilinear Vierendeel to Bowstring, Warren and Pratt configurations, different trusses take on a variety of shapes and sizes. …

What's Your Favorite Book on Design or Architecture?

Replenish our "to-read" lists with your favorite titles on design or architecture.<p>We recently created a roundup of 10 books for the design lover's library, and now we're on the hunt for more recommendations. <b>What must-reads would you suggest for the design community?</b><p>Since we love hearing what you …

Last Living 9/11 Rescue Dog Honored With Epic Sweet 16 Birthday Party

Bretagne, a sagely old Golden Retriever who was one of the first responders tasked with searching for survivors in the rubble after 9/11, received a …

Pets

A Simpler Smart Home

With Wink, building a smart home is easier than ever before. Start with connected products from your favorite brands—including GE, Nest, Philips, and …

Hawaiian-Style Sesame Cabbage Salad

1 large head green cabbage, shredded into 1⁄4-inch ribbons<p>6–8 scallions, white and green parts, sliced thin (about 2 cups)<p>1⁄4 cup mirin<p>1⁄4 cup rice …

Recipes

Watch ‘Paperman’, Disney’s Beautiful Animated Short Film - The Fox Is Black

Earlier today Disney released the beautiful short film <i>Paperman</i> onto YouTube for us all to enjoy. It was directed by John Kars who up until recently …

Alluring Love – A series of attractive videos by The Kooples - The Fox Is Black

The Kooples, is a French based fashion house the designs apparel meant to be worn in tandem with your partner as a well-coordinated couple. Designs …

Book Review: ‘Icelander’ by Dustin Long - The Fox Is Black

Upon pondering posts for Iceland week, I immediately thought of one of my favorite books, <i>Icelander</i> by Dustin Long. Though it was published by …

Bartkira: Perhaps the greatest artistic mash-up ever? - The Fox Is Black

Artists James Harvey and Ryan Humphrey have brewed up what just might be one of the coolest art projects I’ve seen in quite a while: Bartkira. The …

Making Scents: A look at Grasse, a hub of perfumery - The Fox Is Black

Monocle takes a look at Grasse in the south of France, a town known for it’s robust creation of perfumes. The video is beautiful, framing the town in …