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The Green House / K2LD Architects

The Green House stands as a monolithic copper cube, quietly complementing its context – a lush park opposite the plot. From the outside, the house is …

Architecture

A Skyscraper-Style Treehouse With Soaring Mountain Views

The Tower House, designed by GLUCK+ Architects, reflects back the forest canopy.<p>Architects like wordplay. It’s a fun and effective way to condense the main thesis behind a project without resorting to archi-speak. It’s also a good bit of marketing. A simple subversion like “horizontal skyscraper” …

Architecture

Beauty of Simplicity: Four Walls, One Roof, Stunning Home

This Portuguese house in the town of Leiria, designed by Manuel Aries Mateus, stands tall and solid, looking rather a lot like the pictures of houses …

Avant-garde

Edgeland House by Bercy Chen Studio

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Villa V / Paul de Ruiter Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> From the very start it was clear that the landscape around the villa should be preserved as much as …

Netherlands

Tudela-Culip Restoration Project in Cap de Creus by EMF and Ardèvol

Landscape architects EMF teamed up with architecture firm Ardèvol to remove over 400 buildings from a former holiday village in eastern Spain and …

Private House With a Stylish Interior in L.A. and a Breathtaking View Over the City

This super stunning residence is a project developed by Meridith Baer and La Kaza. Ravishing and gorgeous, the private residence located in the …

The Best New Architecture

From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ Awards.

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Submit your very best architectural works for a chance to be …

Architecture

Boot up: Apple v photos, Amazon's 3D phone?, ninja Google searching and more

A burst of 10 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>So Apple, I think you've got a bit confused. Don't worry about sharing, we …

Internet Explorer zero-day exploit targets nuclear weapons researchers (Updated) | Ars Technica

"Watering hole" attack targets workers browsing federal government website.<p>Attackers exploited a previously unknown and currently unpatched security …

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars

Submit your three-line ode to the red planet by July 1!<p>When NASA launches the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in November, it wants to pack onboard a DVD containing three poetic messages to everyone's second-favorite planet. Any Earthling can submit a haiku about Mars by …

No Somali pirate hijacking in nearly a year, says UN

The fight against Somali pirates has been so effective that they have not been able to mount a successful hijacking in nearly a year, the chair of …

Awesome spaceship that discovered hundreds of new planets may soon be space junk

Kepler, a spacecraft designed to find habitable planets, may not last until the intended end of the mission in 2016. Launched in 2009, Kepler was originally meant to last only three and a half years, but its life was extended in 2012 because of all the wealth of data it was producing. Already …

Planetary Habitability

Terrifying Images From California's Latest Wildfires

Solar Impulse plane lands in Phoenix

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/975000/975769_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522241974_8ffef502bea9618be40e168559c36538<p><b>A plane powered only by the Sun has completed the first leg of a journey that aims to cross the US.</b><p>Solar Impulse, as the vehicle is known, took off at …

Solar Impulse

US tightens student visa rules after Boston bombing

<b>The US is tightening its screening of international students, its first security change in response to the Boston Marathon bombings last month.</b><p>The move comes after a student from Kazakhstan - who did not have a valid visa - was accused by police of hiding evidence for one of the bomb suspects.<p>The …

Boston Marathon Bombing

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Small Spaces

Articles about best modern glass homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though living in a glass house certainly isn't for everyone, many people who look forward to their dream modern home see a vision...<p>Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense …

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