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neri & hu completes suzhou chapel as a floating white box in china

<b>in suzhou, a city 100 kilometers west of shanghai, neri & hu has completed a chapel that appears externally as a simple white cube.</b> deliberately …

Gimeno + Guitart creates chevron-patterned concrete for church of Santa Maria Assumpta

Architecture studio Gimeno + Guitart has completed a church and parish centre in Tarragona, Spain, featuring concrete walls patterned with angular …

Furniture company clads office in nearly 1,000 of its own chairs

It was designed for low cost and maximum impact<p>When an office furniture company in Brno, Czech Republic, sought a redesign of their showroom, they were clear about the financial constraints: “Do it cheap, ideally for free,” remembered architects Ondrej Chybik and Michal Kristof. Rather than merely …

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Yahoo Style editor Joe Zee has sold his gorgeous New York apartment for $2 million

Joe Zee, editor-in-chief and executive creative officer for Yahoo Style, has sold his New York City apartment for $2 million, Page Six reports.<p>The buyer is fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez, who already owns an apartment next door.<p><b>Zee's old apartment is gorgeous, with 11-foot ceilings and hardwood</b> …

12 Beautiful Modern Worship Spaces

Religious architecture has been shaped by traditions that span thousands of years. But the times are changing. It’s not all soaring cathedrals and stained glass any more.<p><i>Faith and Form</i>, a journal exploring intersections between religion, art, and architecture, honored dozens of projects in the 2014 …

6 Sky-High City Apartments

Across the North Atlantic in the United Kingdom, you may spot subtle variations in style when it comes to the architecture and...<p>An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure …

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Gorgeous Angular Home in Zurich That Is Built like a Modern Sculpture

Tasked with the challenge of building a home on a steep, cramped lot in Zurich, Switzerland, L3P Architekten designed an innovative residence that rises in a sculpture-like mass of steel, concrete, and glass from the ground. Known as the <i>Rebberg Dielsdorf House</i>, the dwelling is the result of …

Shed-roofed cabin built over 6 days outside Portland, Oregon

Shed-roofed cabin built over 6 days outside <b>Portland, Oregon.</b><p>Submitted by Mac Bishop.

10 Of The Most Fabulous Housing Designs Of 2014

From a house dangling off a cliff to an apartment designed to make friends, here are the most ingenious residential designs of the year.<p>Not everyone can live in a one-of-a-kind, architect-designed home, but there is no shortage of spectacular designs that make us wish we did, whether it’s a …

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Articles about sourcing guide modern prefab companies europe on Dwell.com - Dwell

119 prefab builders made Dwell's annual list; now, check out some of their European counterparts in our roundup of prefab homes...<p>For book enthusiasts who are up to their eyeballs in books, there are tons of great modern systems for storing them, some that...<p>A new prefab prototype on a Scottish …

Watch the Mountains Reflect Off Peter Pichler's Northern Italian Houses

Resting just outside of Bolzano in the foothills of the Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy is<p>Resting just outside of Bolzano in the foothills of the Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy is one of the notable creations from architect Peter Pichler. Two homes, designed as vacation residences, …

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Artist Walks For Hours In Snowshoes To Create Sublime Snow Drawings

Sonja Hinrichsen is a snow artist. It's not her official title -- she conducts a lot of art interventions in nature, and pursues photography and good ol' fashioned ink drawings. But her snow drawings are nestled rightfully at the top of her artist website, revealing what happens when a professional …

Can Hotels on Stilts Stop Paris From Becoming a City Museum?

The Seine River has not flooded since 1910, but the Paris firm of <b>MenoMenoPiu Architects</b> is not taking any chances. Their design for tiny hotel cabins along six miles of unused riverfront includes stilts. Inspired by Japanese capsule hotels and the outdoor stalls of French booksellers, the …

Contemporary Slate House Generously Engaging Its Historic Landscape

Located in Laval, a suburb of Montreal, <b>Slate House</b> by Affleck de la Riva Architects was conceived as an in-situ installation that reveals a …

Domo Dom house by Tadeusz Lemanski arches up to face the sky

The front of this house in Kraków, Poland, is curved dramatically up towards the sky so that Polish architect Tadeusz Lemański could squeeze a garage …

Dutch designer wins New Material Fellow award with her 3D printable 'balloon' project

Nov.23, 2014 | By Alec<p>If you were forced to describe the material state of a 3D printed object, would you call it solid? I would; after all, the …

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What It Feels Like To Be In Love When You Don’t Believe You Are Worth Loving

You will meet him when you are 25 and when your life doesn’t make sense and it will be after you’ve spent the better part of a month clawing yourself …