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Form Us With Love expands Baux acoustic panel range with Plank wood-effect designs

<b>Stockholm 2016:</b> Form Us With Love has added acoustic panels that look like wood to its Baux architectural products line, continuing the trend for …

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The new addition to this house in California is clad In Shou Sugi Ban siding

This home, located near San Francisco, California, was originally a joint venture between Min | Day and Burks Toma Architects, and was substantially …

Custom 510 Cabin Celebrates Expansive Views and Exclusive Design

Building a cabin in a semi-arid landscape where summers can get seething hot is a task that demands much more than mere aesthetics. Nestled near Lake …

Charisma

In L. A., a Wright House at Auction

A house with a one-of-a-kind pedigree will soon hit the auction block in Los Angeles.<p>Built in 1939 -- the same year as Fallingwater -- it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, its construction supervised by a young John Lautner.<p><i>George D. Sturges Residence, Frank Lloyd Wright</i><p>Its most recent owners …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Canada's next top architect

At just 36 years old, Halifax-based Omar Gandhi has already built an extensive portfolio of structures that capture the spirit of their East Coast surroundings through tactile spaces and striking forms. As he prepares to open an office in Toronto – and headline a talk at the Interior Design Show – …

Grand window fronts peaceful courtyard inside Abraham Cota Paredes' V House

A spindly crucifix-like frame supports a huge window overlooking a patio inside this Mexican residence by architect Abraham Cota Paredes (+ …

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Others rent. And while it’s true that some millennials would rather live in the city than the burbs, some do want to own houses. So one Las Vegas …

Home Ownership

House in Kiirenakamyo / Suppose Design Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house on a boundary line.<p>This project is for a family of five in the middle of a small mountain …

Tourist House in Tardets / V2S architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The community of Soule Xiberoa villages and the Haute Soule tourist office decided to develop their …

Townhouses

Bruyn Housing / Pierre Blondel Architectes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The initial request of the CPAS of Brussels is made in the context of a larger scale with two other …

An Indoor-Outdoor Retreat In Chile By Ricardo Torrejón Architects

Santiago-based architecture practice Ricardo Torrejon collaborated with architect Arturo Chadwick to create a retreat for a special indoor-outdoor …

Architecture

Alejandro Aravena's Innovation Center UC photographed by Cristobal Palma

These new shots by Chilean photographer Cristobal Palma reveal the monumental cube structure of the UC Innovation Center – Anacleto Angelini by 2016 …

Dazzling Engineered Marble Offers Cool New Option for Homes

Chic bathrooms of late love to embrace design statements like retro subway tiles, geometric patterns, or a daring concrete minimalism. But there's always room for an exciting new idea. Enter <b>Marmoreal</b>, an engineered marble that mixes four kinds of Italian marbles to marvelous effect. Designed by …

Plenus Brain Center / Naoya Matsumoto Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is an office where the branding creative team of Plenus, Inc. works. Plenus, Inc. manages “Hotto …

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hypothesis converts tractor warehouse into restaurant

<b>hypothesis converts tractor warehouse into plant-filled restaurant in bangkok</b><br>all images by pakkawat paisitthawee<p><b>this interior renovation in bangkok</b> …

Architecture

Clifton 2A / SAOTA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A flexible contemporary family residence on a spectacular but challenging site<p>The site is positioned on …

Grass Building / Ryo Matsui Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is the 6 stories heights complex building which composed of residence, office, and retail premises. …

Furniture Archives

July 17, 2018<p>Engraved Wood and Resin Tables Designed With Glow-in-the-Dark City Maps<p>Warsaw-based Woo Designs creates incredible statement piece coffee tables from laser-cut wood and resin. The custom oak tables are engraved with maps of international cities like New York, London, Paris, and Berlin …

AD Round-Up: 9 Projects That Make Creative Use Of Cor-Ten Steel

One of the most interesting trends in architectural materials of recent years is the increase in use of weathering steel - more commonly referred to …

IKEA's New Solid Wood Furniture Is Beautifully Cheap

Everybody loves to make fun of IKEA building furniture out of glorified cardboard. But IKEA’s future in building furniture out of hardwood is more …

IKEA's new innovation space tackles the problems of our future

From imagining meatball alternatives to designing a table that will charge your cell phone, IKEA's new innovation lab investigates the future of …

Innovation