Wesley Pendlebury

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Why We Hate Car Shopping

As we read yesterday, a good portion of the population would rather give up sex or do all kinds of unpleasant things rather than negotiate with …

The Draftery: Dispelling the Belief That Architectural Drawing is Dead

<b>The Draftery</b>, a printed platform to "discuss the role of architectural drawing today", brings together a fascinating collection of images and words …

7 Reasons Why Retro Gamers Will Love The RetroN 5 Console (list/video)

I’m from a different era of gaming. Particularly the Duck Hunt and Super Mario Bros. days. I think I still even have my old school Nintendo …

Grass Cave House

The site is surrounded by gentle hills, and a green area unfolds in front of the narrow-centered “V” shaped site.<p>The architects attempted to adjust …

The Metropolitan Museum of Art makes 400,000 iconic works available for download

If you've ever wanted to wallpaper your living room with the work of the old masters, now's your chance. The Metropolitan Museum of Art this month released an astounding 394,000 high-resolution images to the public. Visitors to the Met’s website can sort images by artist, medium, location, and era, …

Tadao Ando's Casa Monterrey nestles against a hillside in Mexico

This house in Mexico by Japanese architect Tadao Ando boasts a swimming pool that projects from a hillside and concrete walls that frame views of the …

Radiant Player Adds Gestures, a Mini Player, and More to Google Music

Mac only: Radiant Player (formerly known as Google Music for Mac) has gone through quite a few updates since we featured it a mere two months ago. …

Outrial House / Robert Konieczny KWK Promes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A green clearing surrounded by forest was the only context for the proposed small house. Hence the idea …

A+U 524: New Landscapes of Wooden Architecture

<i>From the publisher.</i> May 2014 issue of <i>a+u</i> is focused on wooden architecture from around the world that creates new landscapes.<p>In addition to nine …

VideoStream for Google Chromecast Streams Any Video to the Big Screen

Chrome: VideoStream for Google Chromecast is a Chrome extension that can push virtually any video file you throw at it through to your Chromecast to …

Chromecast

Two-step authentication made easy with Authy

If you're not using two-step authentication, you should be. I realize how big of a hassle it can appear to be at first, but in the end, security should be your utmost priority when it comes to your online accounts.<p>Let's be frank: Logging into an account via two-step authentication takes more time …

Online Life

Localarchitecture's Confignon House features concrete walls and a zig-zagging roof

This bulky concrete house on the outskirts of Geneva was designed by Swiss office Localarchitecture with a jagged roofline that follows the slope of …

FaulknerBrowns Propose Community Velodrome Scheme in Canada

British based <b>FaulknerBrowns Architects</b> have proposed plans for "one of only two velodromes in recent memory being planned" in the city of Edmonton, …

Indonesian open-air cinema by Csutoras & Liando built from scaffolding and plywood

This temporary open-air cinema in Jakarta, designed by Indonesian studio Csutoras & Liando, was erected in just 10 days using scaffolding, plywood …

Zerafa Studio Designs Memorial for Orange County Crime Victims

Manhattan-based <b>Zerafa Architecture Studio</b> has been announced as winner of a competition to design a monument to Orange County’s crime victims. Placed …

Synchronize Your iTunes Library with Spotify with a Click

Spotify recently introduced a new "My Music" section that allows you to save albums and tracks you find in Spotify to your own personal library. …

Notification Toggle Adds Settings and App to Android's Pulldown Bar

Android: Many Android smartphones come with shortcuts to settings when you pull down the notifications bar, but if you want more control over that, …

Droid NAS Wirelessly Transfers Files Between Your Android and Mac

Android: If you have an Android device and a Mac, you need to download Droid NAS right now to make your life a whole lot easier. It's simple, it's …

Add a "Move to iTunes" Option to OS X with a Finder Service

Mac: Dragging files into iTunes isn't an efficient process since you still have to delete what you add, but iTunes has an often-forgotten feature …

Water treatment facility by Skylab Architecture features a roof of grass-covered fins

Seven concrete fins provide a green roof that collects rainwater at this new engineering facility for a wastewater treatment plant in Portland, …

Carozzi Production and Research Food Center / GH+A | Guillermo Hevia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Project is born out of the need to rebuild the Carozzi factory, burnt in 2010.<p>It meant a challenge …

View Terrace and Pavilion by DJA - Didzis Jaunzems Architecture: http://www.archello.com/en/project/view-terrace-and-pavilion

Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park

Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.<p>Situated on the Lake Michigan waterfront and home to treasures like Millennium Park, Grant Park is Chicago’s front yard. So it sends quite a message building a massive skate park at the south end of this prized …

Jesolo Lido Pool Villa / JMA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Jesolo Lido Pool Villa is a custom designed prefabricated wood structure, and it was built and …

Abu Dhabi plaza by Martha Schwartz Partners features teardrop-shaped landscaping

Landscape architecture firm Martha Schwartz Partners references Bedouin carpets and sand dunes in teardrop-shaped landscaping for a green retreat in …