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The Sprecher Home at Hangklip, South Africa by SAOTA

Sprecher, a beautiful home located at Hangklip, South Africa – Architecture by SAOTA (Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects).<p>Architect Stefan …

South Africa

Exquisite Light Boxes Made With Melted Gummy Bears Look Like Stained Glass

These colorful works by Spanish architects Marta Alonso Yebra and Imanol Caldern Elsegui will fool you. At first glance, they might look like stained glass, but they're actually melted gummy bears. The decorative wall hangings are called “light boxes,” and they delight us with their gorgeous hues …

How to balance a design career with creating your own art

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>It’s a challenge many designers with full-time careers face: how do …

Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-year-old Japanese woman’s amazing collection of painstakingly-crafted traditional Japanese temari handballs has been unveiled to the public for …

Japan

“Exploded” 1954 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR & 1967 Ferrari 330 P4

“Exploded” 1954 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR & 1967 Ferrari 330 P4. Of course it’s a mix of 3d rendering with model cars, but who cares? It’s amazing! The full interview with the artist can be found here: http://bit.ly/180F8zJ Also, be sure to sign up for www.thecollectionroom.com and post your diecast car collection!

Green Infrastructure: Not Enough For Storm Protection

Since Hurricane Sandy struck New York, much has been made of "green infrastructure" and its potential to defend cities against waves and floods. Now …

From STEM To STEAM: The Value of Art

In a recent article for the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, Barney Mansavage champions the idea of transforming STEM into STEAM (Science, …

ArboSkin pavilion made from bioplastic by ITKE

The spiky modules used to build this curving pavilion in Stuttgart, Germany, are made from a bioplastic containing over 90 percent renewable …

BOOK REVIEW: Bridgette Meinhold's Urgent Architecture Showcases 40 Sustainable Housing Solutions for a Changing World

As the author of over 2,000 articles on the subject, you might say that Bridgette Meinhold knows a thing or two about green architecture. In her new …

Has Architecture Lost Touch With the People?

How Online Education Strengthens the Learning Experience at Boston Architectural College Landscape Design

<i>Image: The rooftop of the California Academy of Sciences Building designed by Renzo Piano</i><p>Teaching studio-based design courses online has numerous …

Education Technology

Berkshire Pond House / David Jay Weiner

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project is a response to a client’s desire to build a family weekend house on a densely wooded …

Renovated Historic House With Appealing Design Features in Connecticut

<b>Stonington Residence</b> is a renovated historic house neighboring a large meadow in Connecticut, USA. Initially developed by architect John Lincoln in …

New images released showing Heatherwick's Garden Bridge across the Thames

<b>News:</b> British designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed new images of his proposed Garden Bridge across London's River Thames, which is now scheduled …

3D Laser Technology to Digitally Preserve The World's Greatest Sites

CyArk, a non-for-profit 3D laser scanning organization, is scanning the world's greatest monuments, hoping to preserve over 500 cultural heritage …

Mount Rushmore

The Best US Architecture Schools for 2014 are...

It’s that time of year again: <i>DesignIntelligence</i> has released their 2014 rankings of the <i>Best</i> US Architecture Schools. Though many students and …

Green Bean / Arctic Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Arctic Studio is an architecture office that works with unique design and high quality in a limited …

Lake Cottage with mirrored entrance by UUfie

This extension to a woodland home in Ontario by Canadian studio UUfie features charred cedar walls and a mirrored entrance (+ slideshow).<p>Japanese …

Puzzle-Piece Homes, A Solution for Rapidly Growing Populations

By now, we have all heard the mantra. In twenty years time, the world's cities will have grown from three to five billion people, forty percent of …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

Brian Williams Raps Young MC's Bust a Move (Jimmy Fallon)

Jimmy Fallon

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …