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MIT and Google Team Up to Create Transformable Office Pods

The MIT School of Architecture’s Self-Assembly Lab has teamed up with Google to create Transformable Meeting Spaces, a project that utilizes woven …

This New Wind Turbine Could Power Japan for 50 Years After One Typhoon

The technology marks a big step toward energy independence for Japan, which currently imports 84 percent of its power<p>A typical typhoon produces wind speeds between 98 and 120 m.p.h. and usually leaves behind a trail of destruction. But a Japanese engineer has plans to harness a typhoon’s incredible …

Apple podría comprar el fabricante de coches McLaren, según Financial Times [actualizado: McLaren lo niega]

<b>Actualización 19.05</b>: McLaren acaba de emitir un escueto comunicado: "Podemos confirmar que McLaren no está hablando con Apple respecto a una posible …

This small apartment has been designed as a live/work space for a design studio

Maciej Kawecki, owner of Brandburg studio, tasked mode:lina architekci to design an interior for an apartment that would be both his home and design …

Interior Design

Los autobuses del futuro se cargan en cinco minutos

Barcelona estrena el primer punto de carga ‘ultrarápido’ de España para autocares 100% eléctricos<p>Los autobuses del futuro ya son una realidad en …

La próxima revolución: ¿cómo funcionan los motores de compresión variable?

David Villarreal | @davidvillarreal |<p>Tal vez hayamos repetido tantas veces la palabra revolución que, como el lobo cuya llegada tantas veces fue …

How to: Custom Branding Iron Using a 99¢ Disposable Lighter

Here's a project that deserves to be checked out both for its utility on your own projects, but also for its simple, inspired creativity. This is why …

DIY

Kitchen Design Idea - Integrated Cooktop Counter

If you’ve ever felt the desire to create a minimalist streamlined kitchen, but have been discouraged by the existence of bulky stoves, you might be …

Kitchens

What Makes Japanese Architecture so Much Better Than the Rest?

For those in the know when it comes to architecture, it’s no secret that Japan is an absolute design powerhouse. But what is it that makes Japanese …

Architecture

An Innovative Design for a Folding Chair

When open, Tierney Haines Architects' Palfrey design doesn't look like a folding chair at all<p>Most folding chairs look like, well, folding chairs. But …

Furniture

Snøhetta and the New York State Pavilion awardees are among this week's winners

At the start of every week, we highlight some of the most recent news in competition-winning projects, commissions, awards, shortlists, and events on …

Architecture

Kasita unveils prefabricated tiny houses that slot into "racks" like wine bottles

An Austin-based startup has created a prototype of a prefabricated micro dwelling that can be slotted into a framework like a bottle into a wine rack …

Dot-com

Tinker Toys For Adults?

Creating and making our own workspace takes some imagination and a lot of hours searching for just the right product that can fit in the perfect …

The quiet but clever Japanese home

Tucked away in the Japanese countryside, the Ritto house is a wonder to behold.<p>From the outside it looks small and unassuming, dwarfed by the …

Interior Design

Crossboundaries converts derelict building into kindergarten and play centre

Slides and climbing frames connect brightly coloured playrooms in this kindergarten and play space by Crossboundaries, set within a formerly derelict …

Swimming Pools

Triangle School by Nameless Architecture has a three-sided courtyard at its centre

A triangular courtyard is contained at the centre of this three-sided high school in South Korea by Nameless Architecture (+ slideshow).<p>Nameless …

Architecture

CEBRA wins international competition to design Smart School in Russia

Danish architecture studio CEBRA has won a competition to design an education campus in Irkutsk, Russia, which the firm described as "a new kind of …

Architecture

Take a look inside New York City’s first net-zero energy public school

<b>BY: CAROLINE ROLF</b><p>Before you step foot in the front doors, it’s clear that this is not a typical place of learning. The roof, which is covered in …

Zaha Hadid Architects completes "oyster-like" ferry terminal in Salerno

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its first completed building since the death of its founder, a new maritime terminal for ferries and cruise liners …

Zaha Hadid

6 brilliant home design ideas used by 'starchitect' Zaha Hadid in her latest NYC luxury apartment building

Set to open by early 2017, the apartments overlook the High Line and will come with a slew of high-class amenities.<p>I recently toured one of the model apartments and left drooling over all the cool design ideas and smart home gadgetry.<p>Here are some of the most exciting innovations at 520 West 28th …

Skyscrapers

Magnificent Concrete Retreat in Brazil

Sao Paulo-based architecture studio MK27 is behind the construction of the paradisiac villa “Casa Branca”, which design is inspired by Brazilian …

Beautiful Houses: Villa Boreale

Today we will show you a clean and beautiful house in Charlevoix, QC, Canada, a project by CARGO Architecture. Pale tones, natural textures and lots …

47 Amazingly Talented Artists and Designers to Follow on Instagram

There you are, hunched over your laptop trying with all your might to write a catchy headline or design an engaging graphic…and you’re feeling …

Ford Motor Company

TDO adds boxy plywood-framed extension to old Windsor cottage

Materials and interior details are used to clearly define the old and new parts of this family home in Windsor, UK, renovated by London studio TDO (+ …

Saving Water Is So Hot Right Now in Landscape Design

Every February, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) asks hundreds of landscape architects around the U.S. to forecast the trends in …

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Photography

How to give your art a cinematic look

Within both sci-fi and fantasy genres, environment art offers an intriguing opportunity to convey complex ideas and back story, such as an alien …

Architecture students' Dunescape-inspired design-build project transforms Iowa State University College of Design atrium

Seventy-seven architecture sophomores in their second architectural design studio at Iowa State University spent the first month of spring semester …

College & University

IKEA-Style Home Can Be Built in 4 Days Using Only a Screwdriver

French architecture firm Multipod Studio has come up with a revolutionary housing prototype – the PopUp House. This unique dwelling comes in the form …