Ryan Spruston

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Martina Navratilova: What Serena Got Wrong

Serena Williams has part of it right. There <i>is</i> a huge double standard for women when it comes to how bad behavior is punished — and not just in tennis.<p>But in her protests against an umpire during the United States Open final on Saturday, she also got part of it wrong. I don’t believe it’s a good …

Staggered towers form university campus in Hangzhou

Chinese studio WSP Architects has completed a university campus complex in Hangzhou, China, featuring a cluster of buildings with irregular stacked …

The #1 Office Perk? Natural Light

The news headlines about what perks or elements of office design make for a great employee experience seem to be dominated by fads — think treadmill desks, nap pods, and “bring your dog to work day” for starters.<p>However, a new survey by my HR advisory firm Future Workplace called “The Employee …

Ergonomics

Pleated facades cover pair of Shenzhen skyscrapers by BIG

BIG has completed a pair of towers with rippling and folded facades to house the offices of a state-owned energy company in Shenzhen.<p>The Shenzhen …

Joshua Tree Is Now Home to a Chic Airstream Oasis—Featuring 4 Trailers Available to Rent

Three friends on a tight budget transform a desert site into a charming Airstream oasis.<p>When musician Joseph August left Los Angeles in early 2015 for a sabbatical in the area where he grew up, his solo sojourn inspired him to create an artistic AirBnB experience in the desert.<p>Together with his …

Joshua Tree

You’re Not Just Imagining It. Your Job Is Absolute BS

If you voted for Bernie Sanders, have sea-punk green hair, and wear a pin declaring “Capitalism Is the Crisis,” you may already be familiar with …

First look at flashy new Playa Vista office space with functional ‘skin’

It’s the third building in a large office complex<p>The final piece of the office space puzzle that is Playa Vista’s Water’s Edge complex will feature a functional “skin” of corrugated aluminum. Those panels will mute the “full brunt” of the glassy office building, says SPF:architects.<p>The architecture …

Luciano Kruk combines blackened wood with concrete for Equestrian House in Argentina

Architect Luciano Kruk's latest board-marked concrete holiday home on the Argentinian coast has walls wrapped in glazing and blackened …

"Buildings are the most concrete clue to how tech giants are reshaping the world"

The buildings of Facebook, Google, and Amazon reveal a lot about how these tech giants see themselves, says Owen Hopkins.<p><b>Making sure no one</b> …

Tech Industry

Collages of Iconic Architecture Transformed Into Everyday Objects

It's not uncommon to happen upon works of architecture that resemble everyday objects. Sou Fujimoto even created an entire exhibition of …

How much has once-dreary Hollywood changed? Try $6,600 a month for a 2-bedroom apartment

Monthly rents for a deluxe apartment tower called Argyle House opening next month start at $3,395 for a studio, $4,395 for a one-bedroom and $6,595 for two bedrooms.<p>The location? Not Beverly Hills, not Santa Monica, but the once-dreary intersection of Argyle Avenue and Yucca Street in Hollywood.<p>The …

B.E. Architecture "rejects stark minimalism" with eclectic interior for Melbourne house

Melbourne studio B.E. Architecture has renovated and extended a Victorian property in the city for an avid art collector, adding a varied palette of …

Cover Story: This House in Austin Has a Tree Growing Right Through It

After an architectural epiphany, a family of traditionalists builds a monument to organic modernism in Austin.<p>During their 15 years of marriage, Chris and Julie Hill have lived in many homes, most of them large and traditional. But it wasn’t until after they retired and changed cities that they …

Bless This Designer for Remaking Famous Logos to Teach Us Which Fonts They Use

You know the logos, but do you know the fonts?<p>That was the question that clearly obsessed Emanuele Abrate, an Italian graphic designer and educator. …

Competition: win a set of posters featuring brutalist Italian housing

Dezeen is giving away sets of Brutalismo posters, which feature black and white photographs of Italian brutalist residential complexes covered with …

Concrete roof matches steep gradient of Chilean home by Max Núñez Arquitectos

A continuous flight of steps covers the roof of this home in Chile by Max Núñez Arquitectos, which runs parallel to the site's steep slope down to …

The Right Way To Wear A Scarf

Esquire Style Director Charlie Teasdale on the fashion-forward virtues of keeping your neck warm<p>There are few ways left for a man to express his personal style on a day-to-day basis. Until recently, a tie was perhaps his main point of difference, but dress codes have slackened so dramatically in …

David Chipperfield Architects Unveils Design for the Tallest Building in Hamburg, Germany

The new, 755-foot-tall skyscraper will be located near Herzog & de Meuron’s spectacular Elbphilharmonie concert hall<p>Hamburg is slowly becoming a hotspot for stunning modern architecture. For anyone who visits Germany's second most populous city, this fact becomes abundantly clear when viewing such …

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LA should dismantle its freeways

It’s unhealthy to live next to freeways—but the homes aren’t the problem<p>A new <i>Los Angeles Times</i> investigation confirms what researchers have said for years: Living near freeways is not only extremely unhealthy, the most dangerous pollution travels farther and sticks around longer than previously …

Introducing the Holiday Suit

Work's done, but your suits don't have to be.<p>Hopefully, you're about to enjoy a few glorious days off from work. While we understand the urge to live in sweats in your free time, allow us to suggest something slightly counterintuitive: a suit isn't the worst idea in the world. Not only is it …

Stefano Pasqualetti completes "soothing and timeless" condos in Tribeca

Pebble-dashed stone, etched white marble and a sculptural black metal staircase feature in these residences in New York's Tribeca, styled by Italian …

Dining Rooms

Aer Travel Pack

Whether you're traveling to another country or just into the city, the Aer Travel Pack can handle your load. The water-resistant carry-on backpack …

OMA explores "new ways of working" with remodelled government offices in The Hague

OMA has restructured a governmental office building from the 1990s, creating all-new types of workspaces for the Dutch ministries that occupy …

Architects are suffering from "originality syndrome" and should copy more, says Winy Maas

Architects and designers are too obsessed with being original and should get over their aversion to copying others, according to a new book …

Paris deputy mayor questions London's approach to skyscrapers and public space

A project like London's now-abandoned Garden Bridge would "never" happen in Paris, according to its deputy mayor, who has criticised the UK capital's …

"The hotel industry is in denial about Airbnb" says Ian Schrager as Public hotel opens in New York

Legendary New York hotelier Ian Schrager has unveiled Public, a hotel concept designed by Herzog & de Meuron to counter the threat of Airbnb.<p>The …

terry and terry completes light-filled skyline house overlooking oakland

<b>situated near the top of the eastbay mountain range overlooking the city of oakland, this bright and airy property sits approximately 1,800 feet</b> …

How Developers Turned Graffiti Into a Trojan Horse For Gentrification

It happened in the middle of the night: the stealth whitewashing of 5Pointz, Long Island City's unofficial graffiti museum. In 2013 owner Jerry …

Articles about eichler remodel burlingame california on Dwell.com - Dwell

After commissioning Klopf Architecture to design an addition to their ranch-style property more than 10 years ago, a Burlingame,...<p>Ranging from $795,000 to $4,250,000, these Californian Eichler homes run the gamut from cozy bungalows to rare, double-story...<p>Calling all Bay Area buyers—grab this …