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LOT-EK: “The Shipping Container Is a Vehicle to Invent New Architecture”

<i>Shipping containers, once a darling of architectural upcycling, have received a lot of criticism recently, as architects are beginning to recognize</i> …

'Gaming Disorder' May Get Classified as a Mental Health Condition – Here's What That Means

How much Mario is too much?<p>There's a certain point at which a hobby can become too much.<p>The World Health Organisation is considering adding "gaming …

Nothing We Know of Stops Dementia: Broad Review Rules Out Drugs, Exercise, and Brain-Training Games

Few afflictions carry the existential dread that dementia does. Five-and-half million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, the most …

Neuroscience News wrote a new post, Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat, and What You Should Eat Changes as You Age, on the site Neuroscience News

Summary: Binghampton researchers report on how the foods we eat can affect our mental wellbeing, and how our dietary needs change as we age.Source: …

Neuroscience

Did Religions Arise from Our Misunderstanding of Human Consciousness?

Humans have been claiming to hear the voice of God for eons, but one psychologist's controversial theory disputes whether we ever heard it at all. …

Science And The Mystery Of The Mind

Last week, my <i>13.7</i> co-blogger Tania Lombrozo reported on a study she developed with graduate student Sara Gottlieb on whether science can explain the human mind.<p>As Tania wrote, this was a survey-based study asking the participants "whether they thought it was possible for science to one day fully …

The Healthy Brain Project

Basically, our aim is to track a large group of middle-aged Australians so that we can identify which parts of brain biology, genes, psychology and …

The Brain

Gallery - Laurisha Jewellery

Selection of Work<p>In the gallery below, see a selection of our jewellery handmade by Master Jeweller Ishkhan.<p>ENGAGEMENT RING<p>Double Setting with Yellow …

White Gold

Striking Easily Assembled Cabins Will become Symbols for Shelter and Safety Along Remote Trekking Paths

Stockholm-based architecture firm Utopia Arkitekter has designed <i>Skýli,</i> they are bright blue cabins that are popping up in one of the world's most …

Off-grid

Joshua Tree Container House

Made from a cluster of shipping containers, the Joshua Tree Container House emerges from the California desert. Each container is capped with a …

Sustainable Cabin / Texas Tech University

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The concept: a prefabricated, sustainable design-build project by the College of Architecture, the …

Architecture

Stacked Cabin / Johnsen Schmaling Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This modest, 880 square-foot cabin for a young family sits at the end of an old logging road, its …

Architecture

Moonlight Cabin / Jackson Clements Burrows

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on a windswept coast line, Moonlight Cabin is a place to retreat from and engage with the …

Encuentro Guadalupe / graciastudio

Located in Valle de Guadalupe «Mexico’s Wine Country», Baja California,Endémico Resguardo Silvestre is a set of twenty independent rooms of twenty …

Baja California

Cabanas no Rio / Aires Mateus

The wharf is medieval and assembled with wood. Its identity is kept long beyond the material’s resistance. An identity that allows to change, to …

Brazil

Nomadic Shelter / SALT Siida Workshop

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> These two words: nomadic and shelter, reflect the very needs of the people from Nordic traditions. The …

Architecture

510 Cabin / Hunter Leggitt Studio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 2011, Hunter Leggitt Studio temporarily relocated from Los Angeles to the high desert near Lake …

Cabins

Manshausen Island Resort / Stinessen Arkitektur

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Manshausen Island is situated in the Steigen Archipelago off the coast of Northern Norway. The Island´s …

Architecture

Whitetail Woods Regional Park Camper Cabins / HGA Architects and Engineers

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Nestled into the hillside of a new regional park within the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area, …

Kinderkrippe Nursery School / KRAUS SCHÖNBERG ARCHITEKTEN

The nursery on Hamburg’s northeast side occupies a large site where the children can play amid mature trees. The relationship to nature is an …

House in Litoral Alentejano / Aires Mateus

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The program includes four houses and a water tank. The water tank will be a square of whitewashed …

Architecture

Colorado Outward Bound Micro Cabins / University of Colorado Denver

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located on a steep hillside in a lodgepole pine forest, these cabins were designed as micro dormitories …

Skiing

colorado building workshop constructs 14 micro cabins

<b>colorado building workshop constructs 14 micro cabins within a lodgepole pine forest</b><br>all images by jesse kuroiwa / courtesy of colorado building …

Nonprofits

Box House / Alan Chu & Cristiano Kato

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> It is a small construction with an equally simple program:A caretaker's house of a property on an island …

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