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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 …

Architecture

Lofty rents at posh Argyle House apartment tower reflect once-dreary Hollywood area’s revival

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 …

Real Estate

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 …

Architecture

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. …

Graphic Design

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Men's Fashion

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 …

The artists manipulating cities into works of 'architectural fiction'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Architects are -- sometimes to their dismay -- confined by the limits of engineering. In turn, engineers are confined by the limits of physics.<p>So perhaps the art world is better placed to push the boundaries of architectural imagination. Now, a new breed of digital artists is combining …

Art

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 …

Urban Design

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 …

Men's Fashion

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 …

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 …

Shopping

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Urban Design

"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 …

Hospitality

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 …

Streetwear

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>Enjoy the delightful connection of …

San Mateo County

An Energy-Efficient Building That Lives Up To The Hype

Hooray, an energy-efficient building that lives up to its eco-dreams! In 2012, a federal warehouse was redeveloped into a district headquarters for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Seattle. As part of the General Service Administration’s Design Excellence Program, the designers, ZGF Architects, …

Architecture

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Giveaway: Andre Chiote Illustrations of Iconic Buildings

<b>André Chiote</b>, a Portuguese architect renowned for designing illustrations that represent some of architecture’s most iconic buildings, has agreed to …

12.20 House / Alex Nogueira

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The search for simplicity, bowing to the canons of the past , the clear intention of using architecture …

Mannheim Water Treatment Works / Motorplan Architektur + Stadtplanung

URBAN PLANNING SITUATION<p>The new development of an administrative and commercial building, issituated in the north-east of Mannheim in the Wohlgelegen …

Gallery of Harvest Elementary School / Zendejas Arquitectos + Marván Arquitectos + Martinez Arquitecto - 7

Image 7 of 19 from gallery of Harvest Elementary School / Zendejas Arquitectos + Marván Arquitectos + Martinez Arquitecto. Photograph by Yoshihiro …

Austrian Economics

Articles about 101 modern office on Dwell.com - Dwell

PORTLAND – When Sheila discovered Modern-Shed, she knew it was exactly what she had been looking for.<p>What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Now that the last laptop computer and toilet-paper dispenser have been liquidated from the once-mighty Circuit …

Home Offices

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.