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House Lam by Nico van der Meulen Architects

House Lam in Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa.<p>Nico van der Meulen Architects were approached to refresh the architecture design of an existing …

Exquisite Wheatpastes by French Street Artist Monsieur Qui

French street artist and illustrator Eric Lacan, aka Monsieur Qui, is best known for his large black and white collages that cover the streets of Paris, Marseilles, and London. Constructed out of acrylic and spray paints, wheatpaste, and cut paper, the artist's lively designs will certainly capture …

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Street Smarts

How intelligent roads—not just cars—will change transportation.<p>Every year, cars become more sophisticated. They can adapt to the speed of traffic, generate power from braking, and even park themselves. But the roads are pretty much made of the same stuff that was under your grandparents' wheels, …

Behind the scenes at Apple and Google: in pictures - Telegraph

Chicago's City Hall Has Rooftop Garden with 20,000 Plants

This beautiful rooftop garden brings a touch of nature to the top of the 11-story City Hall building in downtown Chicago. Placed directly amid the noisy chaos of urban life, the functioning garden is the most famous in all of the city.<p>In 2001, the project's design initiative was led by Conservation …

City Halls

Wearable devices: where fashion and technology collide

The news that Burberry chief executive Angela Ahrendts is leaving the luxury goods firm to join technology giant Apple is a sign of things to come, says Sophie Curtis.<p>Ahrendts has been with Burberry for almost a decade, and has been credited with turning it into a globally recognised brand. In her …

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Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here’s What It Takes

We asked the most privacy-aware people we could find what it would take to go off the radar. Hint: You’re going to need to do more than throw away your laptop.<p>Nico Sell, the cofounder of a secure communication app called Wickr, has appeared on television twice. Both times, she wore sunglasses to …

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Articles about 10 noteworthy sustainable homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

First impressions are lasting.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix …

Architecture

How to master the art of scaling-up your company: Part 4

In last months’ blog I looked at how the organisational structure of your company can help overcome the problems of scaling a company. This time, I’m …

There's only one answer to the cost of living crisis: a bonfire of the taxes

Britain desperately needs a significant downsizing of the size of the state, and the Government must eliminate subsidies for those who don't need them<p>If you want to understand why Britain has become such an expensive place to live in, look no further than our giant, bloated welfare state. It needs …

Economics

UK needs more youth start-ups

The kids aren’t alrite, according to a new Manifesto for Youth Enterprise, published today by the RSA and RBS.<p>Parents, teachers and enterprise support organisations need to work closer together to encourage young people in the UK to start up businesses, a report has found.<p>The Manifesto for Youth …

What Apple Can Learn From Burberry’s Iconic Trench Coat

In a series of recent interviews with Fast Company, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts shared insight on how her tenure at the luxury brand could influence the future of retail at Apple.<p>Just 13 days ago, at <i>Fast Company</i>‘s Innovation by Design conference, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts was asked why the …

Trenchcoat

Terracotta Daughters Bring Awareness to Gender Preferences in China

108 life-sized female sculptures stand at attention in this powerful exhibit created by multi-disciplinary artist Prune Nourry. Recently exhibited at the Magda Danysz Gallery in Shanghai, the installation was created to explore the gender preferences that exist in China and to “bring awareness to …

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