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Containerwerk showcases potential of using shipping containers for housing

The founders of Containerwerk discuss the benefits of building with recycled shipping containers in this movie Dezeen filmed for the German start-up …

The Farm / Scott Posno Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located an hour east of Toronto, The Farm occupies a 65-acre site amidst the peaceful green fields of …

Co-working offices are built out of shipping containers inside old bakery

Co-working companies like WeWork are eating up office space around the world. There are many advantages, from food to ping-pong tables, but most …

RE / Camarim Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is our first intervention on a Português Suave building - the distinctive architectural style of …

Hypo / Dietrich | Untertrifaller Architekten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This was once the site of the Montfort, a hotel built in Bregenz in 1877 during the Gründerzeit era. In …

Chiviquí Houses / Bernardo Bustamante

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Chiviquí is a neighborhood of Tumbaco, located in the foothills of the Ilaló volcano, traditionally of …

Architecture Documentaries to Watch in 2018

The new year is here! And with it, a new slate of documentaries we're dying to see.<p>Of all the media forms, film seems to be the most adept at making …

How to Lose an Inch of Belly Fat In Just 7 Minutes a Day

But can a bodyweight circuit really replace your entire workout?<p>It’s the bane of the modern man: You want to get fit, but you don’t always have time to hit the gym for an hour after work. So is it possible to get in shape when you only have mere minutes to spare for a workout?<p>It’s a common …

Exercise

Asymmetrical modern home outside London wants $2.6M

International Style meets Mediterranean influences<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England<p><b>Price:</b> £1,999,500 …

Dining Rooms

Fosters + Partners-designed Bloomberg headquarters is a "vote of confidence in London"

Bloomberg's Norman Foster-designed European headquarters in London "sends a clear message to the world" that the UK capital remains a centre for …

Architecture

World’s most sustainable office space opens in London

Designed by Foster + Partners, Bloomberg’s new London facility sets a benchmark for green architecture and design<p>When Bloomberg, the news and financial tech giant, decided to build a new European headquarters in London in 2010, it had a chance to not just build a home, but make a statement for …

Bank of England

9 Most Breathtaking Europe Train Journeys

It’s a heady experience to take on a Europe train journey – you travel through spectacular landscapes and glorious architecture in luxury and style. …

House on the Olive Trees / Gallardo Llopis Arquitectos

<i>The place, the lookout and the olive trees</i><p>A parcel with irregular edges and a steep slope, enthroned upon a broad range of terraces sustaining a …

Swimming Pools

Glass-and-stone midcentury on 5 acres asks $2.3M outside NYC

Originally built in 1957 and updated since<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Pound Ridge, New York<p><b>Price:</b> $2,299,000<p>A sprawling glass-walled …

Hudson Valley

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

New Zealand

The Future of Classroom Technology: 5 Experts Weigh In

Five ed-tech experts weigh in on research needs, 1-to-1 computing, and “passive” vs. “active” learning<p>| Updated:<p><b>1. Richard Culatta</b><p><b>CEO of the</b> …

Applying Design Thinking to Your Business

Featured Guest: Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School of Management and author of <i>The Design of Business: Why Design Thinking is the Next Competitive Advantage</i>.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the Harvard Business IdeaCast. I’m Sarah Green from harvardbusiness.org. And I’m talking …

How To Make Design Thinking Deliver on Its Promise of Creating Better Product

There are two questions I’d like to try answer in this post:<p>Can design thinking processes be useful to product makers?<br>• What’s missing from current …

How to apply design thinking in your organization

Design thinking is a process that uses design principles for solving complex problems. It helps organizations identify opportunities, unlock …

These Five Behaviors Can Create an Innovation Culture

Breakthroughs happen when organizations are set up to support them.

An architect couple designs a dream house

Blending the indoors and out.<p>Blending the indoors and out.<p>Marcie Meditch and her husband, John Murphey, loved their friendly, quiet Maryland neighborhood, but after two decades in an old house that was giving up the ghost, they had to make one of life’s harder decisions.<p>They could move away from …

These architects could change India forever - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>"India is the place to be," said Amit Gupta, architect and co-founder of Indian design firm Studio Symbiosis.<p>And for the rising Indian architectural star, this certainly seems to be true. Though the design firm -- founded by Gupta and his wife, Britta Knobel Gupta -- is …

Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Architecture

Montebar Villa

Perched on the edge of the Swiss Alps, the Montebar Villa uses its exterior facade and contoured form to blend into its mountainous setting. To abide …

A contemporary home that didn't skimp on the luxury

The Lantern House is something of an anomaly, in that it has injected a sleepy suburban area with some seriously contemporary style and design, but …

Food & Dining

Circular school hides a kaleidoscope of color and geometry

Don’t be fooled by this Australian school’s staid appearance. A walk around to its main entrance reveals a surprising and dynamic kaleidoscope of …

1111 Lincoln Residences offers enchanting South Beach rooftop lofts near Lincoln Road

Designed by Robert Wennett and Herzog & de Meuron<p>An enthralling new project in Miami Beach has launched sales in 1111 Lincoln Residences, a mixed-use development designed by Robert Wennett and Herzog & de Meuron that features two intriguing rooftop residences just off Lincoln Road.<p>Similar to their …

South Beach

Architect Robert Gurney’s 5 best homes in the D.C. area

All sleek, glassy, and oh-so-Modern<p>In Washington, D.C., there are plenty of architects worth knowing, from James Hoban (designer of the White House) to Suman Sorg (designer of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence). One architect in particular is known for his Modern, meticulously detailed …

Washington D.C.

A Circular House Lets Its Residents Engage The Forest Surroundings

The 360 Villa is an unusual home with a name that pretty much describes the major things that define it. The house is placed in a clearing in a …

I made my classroom look like the real world…and test scores soared

<i>Anthony Johnson is an elementary school teacher in North Carolina and a TED-Ed Innovative Educator. Below, he describes his innovative classroom</i> …