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Apartment In Ukraine Designed With A Slide And A Dynamic Interior

Each home has something special, something that makes it feel just right for those living in it. Each time that something is unique. Ki Design Studio …

12 Tips For Making an Outstanding Architecture Portfolio

Getting a job or internship at an architecture firm doesn't only depend on your skills as an architect (or student). The way you present your skills …

Employment

Architizer

Abandoned parking garage transformed into a glowing office in San Francisco

1/10<p>690-Folsom-Street-Charles-Bloszies<p>This repurposed parking garage in San Francisco looks like it's been renovated by Spiderman! The updated …

22 beautiful photos of mirror houses disappearing into their surroundings

Like tiny houses before them, mirror houses are the latest architecture trend to make design blogs swoon.<p>Though mirror-encased homes have mainly been cropping up in Europe over the last few years, US design minds are taking notice. These reflective homes capture the stunning (and often secluded) …

Dwell

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Bridge House / Junsekino Architect And Design

“I have decided to have my own house but I don’t want to live separately from my own family. If there is a chance, I would love to stay close with my …

The World’s Best Copper Buildings Photos

Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston<p>Skilled metalworkers handcrafted the recycled copper cladding for the hospital’s on-site museum, designed by Boston architecture firm Leers Weinzapfel Assoc. The structure acts as a gateway to the hospital. And the …

Kingdom Tower Looks to Set New Records

At 830 m from base to tip, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa is the world’s tallest building—for now. Iwan Baan

Photographers

5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Tutorials

Artist Grimanesa Amoros Combines Architecture And Ecology For Spellbinding Public Work

"I created 'Golden Waters' so when the public engages with the work, they are not only drawn in, but are able to stop, think and observe," artist Grimanesa Amoros explained to the Huffington Post. "By looking, we are informing ourselves and deciding how to get involved with what we see. During the …

Someone’s designed a dream house built into a cliff with the world’s most spectacular view

Apparently, we all want to live beside the seaside these days. As in right beside the seaside. Preferably on the edge of a cliff.<p>Following the …

Mixed martial arts, in its current format, is a young sport. Really having debuted in the 90s (though it has its roots further back, in things like …

Martial Arts

UTS building provides enlightenment for students

A new university building inspired by the palette of Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, with concertina-style windows that “swell and billow”, has won …

Paris Approves Plans to Build Herzog & de Meuron's "Triangle Tower"

Paris has approved its first tower in over 40 years; the city council has agreed to move forward with Herzog & de Meuron's 180-meter-tall "Triangle …

Herzog & de Meuron

Crazy art installation puts an LED thunderstorm in a glass house

Grab your virtual umbrellas and raincoats, as the forecast calls for a significant chance of thunderstorms in this art installation by German artist Leigh Sachwitz of Flora&faunavisions.<p>The piece was displayed at the Triennale der Photographie exhibition in Hamburg last month, and features a …

Art

27 of the coolest new buildings on the planet

The World Architecture Festival — held this year in Singapore — won't name 2015's Building of the Year until November, but the nominations are officially in.<p>With 338 buildings in the running, we combed through the contenders and made our own shortlist. From a ribbon-inspired wedding chapel in …

10 Things This Beginner Learned About Landscape Photography

I’m photographer Joe Hendricks, and in this post I’ll share some things I learned from trying to get into landscape photography.<p>1. Just go for it<p>For …

360Fly could do for VR what GoPro did for action cameras

"GoPro's done a good job," 360fly's CEO Peter Adderton told <i>Mashable</i>. "They own the [action camera] space. No one owns the 360-degree video …