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How Blockchain Is Threatening to Kill the Traditional Utility

If utilities think rooftop solar panels and batteries are bad for business, blockchain should scare the bejeezus out of them.<p>That’s because in …

Smartphones Are Killing The Planet Faster Than Anyone Expected

Researchers are sounding the alarm after an analysis showed that buying a new smartphone consumes as much energy as using an existing phone for an entire decade.<p>Before you upgrade your next iPhone, you may want to consider a $29 battery instead. Not only will the choice save you money, it could …

IPhone 7

A Simple Guide to Studying for the ARE 5.0

After countless late nights designing in studio, facing the critics, laying out (and re-laying out) your portfolio, finally convincing someone to …

Study Skills

This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees

London has got a new ally in the fight against its air pollution crisis: hedge 2.0.<p>The CityTree is a strange mix of bench and hedge, but is very …

Pollution

Boostan Apartment / Alidoost and Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Architecture as the art of creating space, in addition to the task of providing the needs of its …

Living Rooms

Industrial Designer Changes Sneaker Housing Blueprint With New Storage Concept

Sneaker triangles?<p>One problem many sneaker enthusiasts have is the storage method for the countless amount of boxes they have in their possession. One industrial designer by the name of Tomislav Zvonaric shared his idea for a new design that changes the shape of sneaker boxes to triangles. This …

Parking Markers for Dummies

“Mobile Marking for Parking Spaces” might not feel quite as special getting that parking space plaque along with your work promotion… but there’s no …

Industrial Design

Heimplanet Motion Series

Heimplanet are one of our favorite brands, they first caught our attention and the public´s interest with the very popular "Cave Tent", and have …

Enclave at the Cathedral / Handel Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Enclave at the Cathedral is a new residential development located on the property of Manhattan's …

Cathedrals

Vincent Callebaut Architectures' Double Helix Eco-Tower Takes Shape in Taiwan

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has released in-progress images of their Tao Zhu Yin Yuan sustainable tower, under construction in the Xinjin …

Design

101 Best Modern Cabins

What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Enjoy.<p><i>(This story is composed of photographs from both Dwell and those submitted by community members. All captions are from the original contributor or source story.)</i>

This Korean architect's buildings look like cement blocks...but inside? MIND BLOWN

This Korean architect’s building just might leave you speechless with awe.<p>When people think of concrete buildings they would probably imagine a …

How to Improve Your Long Exposure Photography with Photo Stacking

Recently long exposure photography has been quite popular, mainly in the landscape photography arena. One of the reasons (among the others) is that …

Bureau SLA updates former naval base in Amsterdam with flag-inspired window screens

Geometric screens based on flag designs flank the windows of this former marine base in Amsterdam, which Bureau SLA has converted into offices to …

Architecture

Matador Camera Base Layer

The Camera Base Layer is another killer product by Matador, an adaptive camera cover designed for active photographers. The ultralight(68grams) …

baik bicycle by ion lucin

<b>symmetrical lines and angles blend baik frame with the bicycle’s rims</b><br>all images courtesy of ion lucin<p><b>bike design. with the ‘baik’ bicycle, ion lucin</b> …

Oddly Shaped Brick Could Revolutionize Sustainable Building

A design studio in Colombia is tackling one of architecture’s growing energy challenges by using an unexpected traditional building material: …

Alajajian Marcoosi Architects Propose Armenian American Museum for California

Alajajian Marcoosi Architects has unveiled designs for an Armenian American museum, with the aim of educating the public on the Armenian American …

Behind the wheel of the Obama episode of Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars’

Jerry Seinfeld couldn’t shake off the previous night’s gig. Tough crowd at a casino, he explained: “Like stabbing a Minotaur to death with a kitchen knife.” But now he was in Washington, slipping into the buttery Naugahyde of a 1963 Corvette Stingray, and rough edges blurred, and women on …

Comedy

Crazy Cart Xl

When Razor released their compact go-kart-like creation called the Crazy Cart, the world went nuts with its ability to perform astonishing drifts and …

Amazon

The Beolab 90 Speakers Cost $79,000

The Beolab 90 Speakers Cost $79,000 Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWhat costs $79,000 and doesn’t have four wheels and engine? If you’re …

Bang & Olufsen Beolab 90 Speakers

They look like they're from the future. They sound like it too. Bang & Olufsen's Beolab 90 Speakers use a crazy array of 18 Scan-Speak loudspeakers …

Bang & Olufsen

Myster High End Marijuana Accessories

Luxury products for the conscious cannabis connoisseur.<p>Up-and-coming Washington, D.C.-based brand Myster designs and manufactures innovative high end accessories for the responsible marijuana user. Among the variety of vaporizers, concentrate kits, non-stick jars, grinders, a limited edition Dipset …

Cannabis

Innovative Skylight Window Easily Transforms into Rooftop Balcony

It's now possible to transform a skylight into a small balcony by simply opening its frame. Danish window company Velux has designed <i>Cabrio</i>, a dormer that's made up of two sections, each with a different purpose. The top opens for ventilation while the bottom features an integrated banister that …

In The Market For A New Bathroom Tile? Here’s One That’s Also A Mathematical Discovery

The pentagon is not a shape you typically see used for tiling. Take a peek at your average bathroom tile pattern and you’ll probably see triangles, quadrilaterals, or hexagons–shapes that, when tessellated, don’t overlap or leave any gaps. That’s what mathematicians call being able to “tile the …

Mathematics

Abandoned parking garage transformed into a glowing office in San Francisco

1/10<p>690-Folsom-Street-Charles-Bloszies<p>This repurposed parking garage in San Francisco looks like it's been renovated by Spiderman! The updated …

The World's Most Beautiful Staircase is in Portugal

An engineer showing up designers…again<p>Inside what may be the prettiest bookstore in the world…<p>…is what has got to be one of the world's most …

European Travel