Paul Rechten

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This House Is Made From Cardboard

Welcome to the Wikkelhouse, a building that’s made not from concrete, brick or wood—but cardboard.<p>The building is made from a series of modular …

Adjaye, Front and more create sculptural bathroom taps for Axor

<b>Milan 2016:</b> bathroom brand Axor has worked with architects and designers including Front, David Adjaye and GamFratesi to create a range of unusual …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Architects Home Studio / BetweenSpaces

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Built on a 30’x40’ North facing plot in the city of Bangalore, the program accommodates the Architects …

The Relationship Between Skyscrapers and Great Cities

Tall buildings can add a great deal, but they also have their limits.<p>It’s clear that 2015 was a banner year for skyscrapers: Across the globe in that year alone, 106 tall buildings (above 200 meters, or 656 feet in height) were finished, surpassing 2014’s previous record of 99. The past decade has …

The Wearable Evolution: Emotion Tracker To Debut At CES 2016

Go back to 2007 and imagine someone told you that you will start wearing an over sized chunky, black rubber band on your wrist to monitor how many steps you take. You might not be convinced.<p>In 2013, the Pew Charitable Trust published Quantified Self, Self-Tracking report which found that 69% …

Breathtaking Photos Of Dancers Frozen In Time

Moscow-based photographer Alexander Yakovlev is master of capturing the human body in motion. His photographs of professional dancers exude elegance …

Photography

Forest Corridor – Highway Noise Barrier / BREAD Studio

The ‘Forest Corridor’ proposal has won one of the 2nd prizes (Professional Category) in the Open International Competition for Noise …

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

Ammunition

12 Excel Formulas Every Architect Should Know

<i>It may not be the most exciting piece of software an architect will ever use, but Microsoft's Excel is a powerful tool which can help architects with</i> …

Glass-Walled Labyrinth / Robert Morris

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Kansas City, MO. March 11, 2014–A triangular-shaped, glass-walled labyrinth designed by acclaimed artist …

HomeMade Modern EP8 $5 Bucket Stool

The $5 bucket stool epitomizes exactly what we are trying to do at HMM. The stool is durable, simple to make and aesthetically pleasing. It looks …

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Megalith Table by Christopher Duffy

Christopher Duffy has designed a limited edition table called Megalith for Duffy London.<p>Description<p>This monolithic design takes its inspiration from …

Columbia's newest edition glides down the historic McKim, Mead & White campus effortlessly: http://arc.ht/1qfb4sy

35 Cityscape Images to Take Your Breath Away

Recently I’ve done a lot of natural world images including landscapes, bugs, waterfalls, flowers and even pets. So it’s time for something different …

Photography

Our #ProjectOfTheDay is House in Nishimikuni by Arbol Design: http://bit.ly/1rCNQtG

3D Ice Cubs in Whisky Glass

TBWAHakuhodo agency has lauched the new campaign 3D on the Rocks for the Japanese whisky brand Suntory : they have sculpted and modeled ice cubes …

Tremble at These Surreal, Sky-High Urban Roller Coasters

Largest human migration takes place around now

Hundreds of millions return to their home villages around the Chinese New Year. In a week to 10 days, 3.6 billion passenger miles are clocked on …

Trains

Art + Architecture + stuff | design-is-fine: Hugh Ferriss, architectural...

Hugh Ferriss, architectural drawing of two skyscrapers with additional Elevation and Plan Views, 1932. USA. Cooper Hewitt.

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

<i>Liquid Hymn</i> is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist J. S. Weis, the illustrated plants and animals exist together in abstract formations where it is difficult to distinguish from one object to …

From Ashes To Ashes To Diamonds: A Way To Treasure The Dead

<b>Listen · 3:00</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Diamonds are supposed to be a girl's best friend. Now, they might also be her mother, father or grandmother.<p>Swiss company Algordanza takes cremated human remains and — under high heat and pressure that mimic conditions deep within the Earth — …