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DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse

When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove that notion wrong by building your own modern version.<p><i>Story and tips shared by Jeff Waldman, who is responsible for building this outhouse, along with his girlfriend and</i> …

Simple and Beautiful Villa in Motobu, Japan

Today we are showcasing a beautiful and simple villa in Japan. From huge houses to tiny ones, we have published all sorts of homes here. But I have …

Architecture

This gorgeous greenhouse-like home in the Netherlands soaks up daylight

From beneath this traditional thatched roof in the Netherlands emerges a stunning glass greenhouse. Lochem-based Maas Architecten conceived the …

Netherlands

New Brutalism: ODA's Stacked Concrete Cubes Form a "Vertical Village" in New York

For their recently completed construction in Queens, New York architecture firm ODA thought outside the box or rather, they were inspired by it. 2222 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City features a three-dimensional composition of poured concrete, cubed units stacked up in a modular form.<p>Lightly …

Architecture

Brilliant bamboo house uses ground water for natural cooling

This experimental bamboo home is helping to set the pace for sustainable growth in China. Milan-based Studio Cardenas designed Energy Efficient …

Design

Frank Gehry to design new Krakow Academy of Music campus with windowless silver-looking volumes

<b>Canadian-born American starchitect Frank Gehry has won an international competition to design new Krakow Academy of Music complex in Krakow, which</b> …

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

Sub-Saharan Africa

28 incredible skyscrapers of the future

Modern Countryside Villa / Maas architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The villa is located in an open countryside and is designed as a H-shape. Such as in a loft, spaces are …

Architecture

WeWork is opening a second headquarters in Salesforce's new $1 billion skyscraper

Salesforce and WeWork are taking their relationship to the next level: They're moving in together.<p>Salesforce Tower, a 1,070-foot-high skyscraper that will be the tallest and most expensive building in San Francisco when it's completed, has signed on WeWork as a major tenant. The co-working giant …

Skyscrapers

LG House / Reinach Mendonça Arquitetos Associados

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site, of 10,000 m² and adjacent to a beautiful native forest, was slightly downhill facing north and …

Living Rooms