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8 Natural Ways to Fuel Your Energy Level Through the Day

Put down the energy drink or whatever else you’re using to get yourself through your workouts and your day. Here are eight natural - and healthy - …

Free Online Architecture Courses From World-Class Universitites

Thinking of continuing your studies but don't want to start a master's or a doctorate just yet? Around the world, short-term courses taken remotely …

Architecture

Pokémon Go kicking off two new in-game events for the holidays starting December 25

Pokémon Go recently introduced second-generation characters to the mobile game through egg hatching, and now an in-game event starting Christmas morning will make acquiring those new Pokémon much easier. Pokémon Go is also doing an in-game event starting on New Year’s Eve to increase your chances …

Pokémon

Stunning Celtic Cross Discovered in the Middle of Irish Forest

There is an impressive landmark growing in the middle of Donegal Forest, Ireland, but you could walk right through it and not even though it’s there. …

Donegal

Hilarious "McMansion Hell" Website Tears the Architectural Style Apart With Callouts & Pictures

...while explaining design in layman's terms<p>On one end of the architectural spectrum, you've got the self-important avant garde starchitects who …

Man-made “wind trees” will finally make it possible to power homes using turbines

Picture a steady breeze blowing through the leaves of a tree. Now imagine these leaves could do more than simply churn in the current of air—what if they could capture the wind and transform it into renewable energy?<p>Energy from wind is the fastest-growing source of electricity in the world, …

Renewable Energy

How to Build Your Own Starter House in Just 5 Steps — for $25,000

Wanna ditch the mortgage and live in a modular, open source, ecological house? Introducing the Open Building Institute Eco-Building Toolkit.<p>Picture …

Rem Koolhaas: “Architecture Has A Serious Problem Today”

At the 2016 AIA convention, the legendary architect gave the profession an honest appraisal of its failures.<p>Rem Koolhaas, the Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect, theorist, and provocateur, spoke with Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, in the closing keynote for the …

This multi-floored apartment has a sunken kitchen design

MAMM DESIGN has designed the renovation of an apartment in an 85-year-old building in Amsterdam that includes a rarely seen sunken kitchen design.<p>The …

Amazing Global Architecture Highlighted in Huge Online Documentary Collection

All free to watch on YouTube<p>Architecture and documentary buffs, you'll want to sit down for this one (really.) As ArchDaily has just uncovered, one very delightful corner of YouTube, namely a channel called ACB (The Art & Culture Bureau), currently hosts more than 50 documentaries exploring some of …

Finally, The Golden Ratio Gets Its Own Coloring Book

Venezuelan artist Rafael Araujo creates meticulously detailed drawings of the Fibonacci spiral in nature–now, you can color along.<p>When it comes to design, the golden ratio is mostly bullshit. Though designers sometimes use it, there’s just no proof people prefer that precise spatial ratio in their …

This massive wind-powered skyscraper would cool the entire planet

Paolo Venturella Architecture just unveiled plans for a fantastical Global Cooling Skyscraper that’s designed to fight global warming by cooling the …

Skyscrapers

What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals invited local designers to build shelters for a …

21 Awesome Wedding Games That Will Keep The Party Going

Say "I do" to having some fun.<p>Nobody likes a boring wedding!<p>Keep guests entertained all night long by incorporating one (or more!) of the super fun wedding games below into your reception.

Weddings

Goodyear’s crazy new spherical tires prove moving sideways is actually a giant leap forward

Goodyear just unveiled two incredible new tires developed specifically for autonomous cars this week at the 86th Geneva International Motor show. One …

Autonomous Cars

Prison Architect Xbox One Game Preview Now Available (video)

The awesome Prison Architect game which has already been made available on PC is now available as a game preview for the Xbox One and is now …

Game Trailers

World’s largest waste-to-energy plant in China will be topped with green roofs and photovoltaics

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects and Gottlieb Paludan Architects have just won an international competition to design the world’s largest …

Green Roofs

A hillside home in the suburbs of Washington D.C.

WhippleRussell Architects have recently completed Walker Road, a three-storey home in the Great Falls area of Virginia, a suburb of Washington …

Dining Rooms

Handmade tiny house with self-built woodstove is home to family of three (Video)

Many believe that it's impossible to raise a family in a space that's under 300 square feet, but there are brave souls experimenting with doing just …

Living Rooms

Detroit Just Named One of the World's Best Cities For Design

The United Nations Organization for Education, Science and Culture, better known as UNESCO, has just designated Detroit as the first “City of Design” …

Scientists just discovered a way to make concrete on Mars

NASA hopes to send a manned mission to Mars within the next two decades. To successfully establish a colony, the first Martians will need to be able …

We Want More Walkable Neighborhoods -- but Can Our Communities Deliver?

"The most requested neighborhood characteristic of all buyers is walkability," real estate broker Andrea Evers recently told a reporter for The Washington Post. But, in an article written by the Post's Michele Lerner, Evers went on to say that "very few areas" in the greater DC market meet the …

This Bike Path Paved With Solar Panels Shows That All Streets Could Double As Power Sources

If we want it, the road could literally be paved to a renewable energy future. A pilot test of the technology turned out a great success.<p>One year after a bike path outside Amsterdam was plastered with custom solar panels, it’s generating more power than predicted–and the designers are convinced …

Clean Energy

Fighter jets track military blimp drifting over Pennsylvania

MUNCY, Pa. (AP) — An unmanned Army surveillance blimp broke loose from its mooring in Maryland and floated over Pennsylvania for hours Wednesday with two fighter jets on its tail, triggering blackouts across the countryside as it dragged its tether across power lines.<p>The bulbous, 240-foot …

Hurricane-resistant SURE HOUSE wins the 2015 Solar Decathlon

1/11<p>Stevens Sure House Solar Decathlon 2015<p>The winner of the 2015 Solar Decathlon is the Stevens Institute of Technology's SURE HOUSE! Years of hard …

Generate cheap, green electricity from sunlight with solar roof tiles

Alternative energy has become a lot cheaper than it used to be when the public was presented to it. But still, nowadays solar panels are hardly the …

Clean Energy