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Crowdfunding Pushes Sea Architect's Exploration Platform Over the Top, So It Can Get to the Bottom

That's the SeaOrbiter, a 200-foot tall floating platform for aquatic exploration, and construction on it is due to begin this spring. It is the …

Crowd Funding

Faceted Wall Tiles by Levi Fignar for KAZA Concrete

Created for KAZA Concrete by designer Levi Fignar, who was inspired by Polygonal Architecture, Crisp wall tiles will not only add dimension to your …

Architecture

Hand-Built Table Generates Power by Simply Pedaling a "Bike"

NY-based Pedal Power designs and builds pedal-powered machines that allow users to generate their own energy while reaping the health benefits of an active lifestyle. Founded in 2008, the company is run by two best friends Andy (engineer, entrepreneur, and bicyclist) and Steve (programmer and …

Ecology

Tower To Rise At MoMA PS1, With Self-Assembling Bricks

MoMA PS1 has selected the winner of its annual Young Architects Program, a temporary outdoor installation that will open in late June. Hy-Fi, the winning project from David Benjamin of The Living, features self-assembling bricks made of organic material, and will be nearly carbon neutral in its …

MOMA

Beautifully Designed Movie Theaters in Golden California

<b>The Fox Theater I, Oakland</b><br>New York-based French photographer Franck Bohbot traveled to California to spotlight the most amazing movie theaters, big and small, as an homage to the history of film in his series titled <i>Cinema</i>. He captures the grandiose scale of some exquisitely designed theaters as …

San Francisco

Spectacular Castles Built with 20,000 Pounds of Ice

This spectacular winter wonderland is a frozen labyrinth of caverns, archways, glacial formations, and tunnels in Colorado, Utah, and New Hampshire. Creator Brent Christensen began building these insane designs when he and his family first moved to Utah. A combination of artistic endeavor and cabin …

Castles

Modern Californian Home Features a Rooftop Garage

Built just outside of Los Angeles, the <i>Car Park House</i> by Anonymous takes a traditional home layout and literally flips it upside down. While many homes across the country feature garages adjacent or below the main structure of a residence, parking spots for occupants of this house are found above it …

Los Angeles

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Black Desert House Contrasts Nicely in the Mojave Desert

<i>The Black Desert House</i> is a minimalist getaway designed by creative director Marc Atlan in collaboration with architecture firm Oller & Pejic and interior design company Moderne Builders. Located just thirty minutes outside of Palm Springs, the incredible landscape boasts the untouched environment …

Architecture

Crypto: Furniture With Hidden Compartments

The Crypto line of furniture from Alexander & Pearl offers you minimal and compact designs but with hidden compartments for extra storage. Each piece …

Furniture

Melbourne: the home of hot architects

A can-do atmosphere and supportive colleagues makes the city a great place for young architects. Here are some names to watch<p>Melbourne is a city that embraces the innovator, the dreamer and the doer, which is probably why it attracts so many architects – like me. When my business partner Juliet …

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Evernote Offices Designed With Creative Details

A tight budget and a busy schedule were key to the design of Evernote’s new offices in Redwood City, California. With 80,000 square feet to design, …

Furniture

8 Amazing Getaways For Architecture Buffs

The doldrums of winter have officially descended, and whether you’re in the path of a polar vortex or not, a getaway is starting to sound mighty fine.<p>Alys Beach<p>Whether you’re in the mood for Iceland or the Bahamas, here are a few beautifully designed resorts to get your travel senses tingling.SF

Amazing

Articles about 3 innovative outdoor libraries russia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Andrew Dent, a scientist and the vice president of Library and Materials Research at Material ConneXion, shares intel on the...<p>Take it outside—and stay awhile—by incorporating the right lighting into your landscape.<p>Merging material research and the art of industrial design unleashes the …

Fabrication

Articles about striking modern white facades part two on Dwell.com - Dwell

For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent,...<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and …

Architecture

Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Sustainable materials are gaining ground, but long development time frames and gaps in knowledge make commercialisation tricky<p>Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a …

Sustainability

Blurring the Lines between Pattern, Material and Form: In Conversation with Marc Thorpe and Patrizia Moroso

When it comes down to it, good design is often more a matter of execution as opposed to the idea itself: Speculate as we might, a product must …

GVAL Chair by OOO My Design

The GVAL Chair, by OOO My Design, is as multifunctional piece that can be (are you ready for it?) a chair, a chair with a footrest, a chair with a …

Patchwork Wood: 3-Piece Recycled Office Furniture Series

Somewhat mid-century sensibilities inform the shapes of these designs, but what really sets them apart is the variegated strips of wooden refuse …

An Furniture, maravillosos muebles modulares y multifunción

En principio, viendo la imagen, podría parecer que el mueble de la foto es <b>un mueble de almacenaje más</b>. De aspecto agradable y bien adaptado a las …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Olympics<p>The young snowboarder is already a legend.<p>By Chris Gayomali5 hours agoView More<p>Sneakers<p>Thanks to John Elliott, who debuted some brand-new …

Mid-Century Nelson-Inspired Laura Desk by Phloem Studio

The Darker Side of Design

We’re loving this gothic-influenced stool, appropriately named… Venom. It looks more like a creature out of a bizarre Tim Burton world than a piece …

design

Gap Chair by Carlos Ortega Design

Spain-based Carlos Ortega Design utilizes CNC technology to achieve the look of the stackable outdoor chair called Gap.<p>The wavy cross bars that form …

Outdoor Concrete Seating by Hard Goods

Admittedly, I got pretty excited when I came across the website for Hard Goods, the Tempe, Arizona-based studio of Brandon Gore. Hard Goods …

Furniture