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The Discobolus: Greeks, Nazis and the body beautiful

The Nazis often drew on the art of classical antiquity, but it was one ancient Greek statue that particularly fascinated the Führer, reports Alastair Sooke.<p>Since antiquity, the art of Classical Greece has exerted a special hold over powerful and wealthy collectors. The Roman emperor Hadrian, who …

Art History

Apple’s special gold isn’t so special after all

All week, it’s been reported that Apple is using a “new gold” in the gold Apple Watch Edition. According to Bloomberg, Slate, Gizmodo and many others, Apple has patented a new process to create a “metal matrix composite” by mixing gold with ceramic particles.<p>The composite supposedly allows Apple to …

Amazing

'New Kind of Science' falls short of its iPad e-book potential

New support for Retina graphics helps a lot, but Stephen Wolfram's magnum opus about math, computing, and physics could be so much more.<p>An update on Wednesday night brought Retina display support to the iPad e-book app of "A New Kind of Science," Stephen Wolfram's mammoth tome on mathematics, …

The Private Suites on Singapore Airlines

Have you ever flown First Class and thought, “this is swell but I wish there was something better”? Well if you happen to be flying on Singapore …

Haworth buys Poltrona Frau to create global furniture brand

<b>News:</b> US office furniture giant Haworth has acquired a majority stake in iconic Italian design brands including Cappellini, Cassina and Alias as part …

Three-in-one sports center by savioz fabrizzi architectes: http://www.archello.com/en/project/three-one-sports-center

Futuristic Approach to Contemporary Fireplace: Mvtikka by Nuvist

We have to say we were surprised by this contemporary fireplace design recently completed by <b>Nuvist</b>. The studio’s remarkable fluid shapes and powerful …

Architecture

Mosh House / Foong + Sormann

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The extension to the Mosh House is an assembly of simple forms designed to embrace the outdoors.<p>The …

Architecture

Home For All In Kesennuma / Zhaoyang Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The home-for-all in Kesennuma is designed and built as a gathering space for a fishing community that …

Design

The Dixon House by Designgroup Stapleton Elliott

Designgroup Stapleton Elliott designed the Dixon House in Martinborough, New Zealand.<p>Project description<p>Client Brief<p>Our client’s brief required the …

Inviting Modern Apartment Design in Jaffa by Vered Bonfiglioli

<b>Vered Bonfiglioli</b> completed the design and development of an inviting modern apartment in Jaffa, Istrael. The crib showcases a vintage flair with a …

Playing with Perception: Prism Table by Maurie Novak

<b>Prism Table</b> by Australian-based designer <b>Maurie Novak</b> (of <b>MN Design</b>) is one of those creative furniture objects that triggers your attention instantly. …

Grimshaw to redesign grandstand for Ireland's Curragh Racecourse

<b>News:</b> London studio Grimshaw has won the redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse in Ireland with proposals for a large canopied-grandstand for the …

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Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>November 30, 2017<p>With a rapidly growing urban population, traditional homes are either going down on the construction order or are presented as …

Black Desert House / Oller & Pejic Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project began with an e-mail and a meeting in fall of 2008 for a house in Yucca Valley, which is …

Architecture

Neo Table by Loehr: http://www.archello.com/en/product/neo-table

Numen/For Use creates 3D grid of ropes inside inflatable String Prototype installation

Visitors could suspend themselves within a 3D grid of ropes inside this inflatable installation created by Croatian-Austrian design collective …

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Should You Become a Global Architect?

Globalization has brought with it many things: the ability to travel, to recognize familiarity in any city, and, most importantly for us, to create …

Architecture

World's first 3D-printed bicycle frame launched

<b>News</b>: British bicycle brand Empire Cycles has collaborated with additive manufacturing company Renishaw to build the world's first 3D-printed metal …

Art Deco Influences Defining Contemporary Apartment in Warsaw

Roland Sta?czyk of RS Studio Projektowe sent us photos of an apartment he designed in Warsaw, close to the banks of the Vistula River in Poland. The …

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Finnish/Chinese Architects Explore Copying and Collaboration at the Shenzhen Biennale

As part of the Shenzhen Architecture Biennale, Finnish practice Lassila Hirvilammi Architects entered into a collaboration with Chinese architect …

Shenzhen

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