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This is stunning, but should anyone be building homes like this anymore?

<b>Mies van der Rohe famously said "less is more"; Morris Lapidus said "Too much is never enough." I don't know which describes this house.</b><p>Dezeen shows …

A Midcentury Time Capsule Captures an Architect's Love For Iconic Design

Midcentury architect Alden B. Dow was known for many things—midwestern modern style, the internationally recognized John Whitman house, his passion for progressive designs, and the aesthetic philosophy of composed order.<p>Dow’s doctrine of composed order states that harmony can be achieved based on …

Design

10 Last-Minute Dinner Ideas to Make Before the Hanger Sets In

As much as we love to devour elaborate, well-rounded homemade meals, it's just not an option every night of the week. But that doesn't mean we …

A Sustainable Home Near Sydney Boasts Chicken Coops, Vertical Gardens, and More

A new home in Australia raises the question: Is it possible to produce much of your own food and energy while living near the heart of the city?<p>"Homeowners often quit at the first sign of complexity or budget escalation when building a self-sustaining home," says Clinton Cole, principal of CplusC …

Creek House by Faulkner Architects preserves boulders on steep site in California

"Don't hurt the boulders" was the request from the client who asked Faulkner Architects to design this remote getaway on a rocky site in …

CloakedHouse / 3r Ernesto Pereira

<i>“(…) a daring delight for the senses, where the unlikely happens and Magic abounds!” <br>-</i>quote from the customer, Alexandra Ferreira.<p>Looking at this …

Los Terrenos

Clad in mirrored glass, Los Terrenos camouflages itself with the reflection of its Mexico woodland setting. Under its gabled roof is the main living …

Kiss House / Lazor Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Perched above the bedrock at the shore of a remote Canadian lake, the cedar-clad Kennedy House takes …

Build a Retro Arcade Game from a Raspberry Pi and an Ikea Table

On Raspberry Pi Spy, Matt shows you how he turned an Ikea “Gulliver” table, a Dell 17″ flat screen, a Raspberry Pi 3, the RetroPie software, and some arcade controllers and buttons, into a home retro arcade table.<p>In IKEA Arcade Table Based On a Raspberry Pi Running RetroPie, Matt introduces his …

These clever curtains transform your window into a dazzling nighttime cityscape

Do you dream of a new view from your city apartment? Now you can create your own with these snazzy curtains featuring cityscapes from New York and …

Everything Architects Need to Know About Terrazzo Flooring

Terrazzo’s renewed popularity stems from some trend-setting designs and rediscovered traditional techniques that go far beyond the styles of decades ago. If you are thinking about specifying a terrazzo floor, take a look at the guides assembled below to find possibilities that you did not know …

Herman Miller Releases a Reproduction of Charles and Ray Eames’s Personal Coffee Table

The modest design once resided in the couple’s Pacific Palisades home<p>In 1949, when husband-and-wife design team Charles and Ray Eames built their dream house, Case Study House No. 8, in Pacific Palisades, California, every furnishing had a sense of place and purpose. Even a seemingly nondescript …

Uniqlo Pays Homage to Charles and Ray Eames

Work from everyone's favorite midcentury design couple now graces mass-produced apparel<p>Everyone’s favorite midcentury-modern chairs just went mass-market fashion. Uniqlo has announced the SPRZ NY Eames Collection, launching October 12 on uniqlo.com and at select stores starting Friday, October 13. …

Remodeling 101: Steel Window and Door Fabricators

We feature steel windows and doors so frequently on Remodelista that we shouldn’t be surprised at the number of sourcing requests we receive about …

A Modular Wooden Bench Forms the Backbone of this Awesome Undulating Walkway

This modular design developed by the students of the Department of Architecture Sciences at Ryerson University proposes a public space to sit and …

A new leather material is not only super strong, it's also paper-thin

Whether it’s NASA’s futuristic chainmail or shape-shifting textiles that change form on demand, we are massive geeks when it comes to cutting-edge …

World's Most Stunning Public Staircases Photos

Sure, elevators are more convenient, but staircases provide a window to the world so rarely seen from any other vantage point. No matter if they are etched into the side of a rock face, as the 740 steps are at Colombia's 10-million-ton Stone of El Peñol, or cut through water, like the Moses Bridge …

Scribner’s Catskill Lodge: An Eccentric 1960s Lodge with a Modern Update

Brooklyn designers Studio Tack are experts in renovating tired hospitality joints. Take Scribner’s Catskill Lodge, for example, a 38-room mountain …

The 14 Best Places to Buy (Stylish) Furniture on a Budget

So you have a list of everything you *need* to make your home Insta-perfect. But where can you go to get the most bang, er, furniture, for your buck? If you’re working with a tight budget, let this list of 14 affordable shopping destinations (both online and brick-and-mortar) satisfy your design …

Courtyard House on a River

Just outside of Seattle on the edge of the White River, the Courtyard House on a River sits in a grove of evergreens. The dark facade, created by …

Google taught an AI to edit photos like a pro and the results are glorious

Landscape photography is hard, no matter how beautiful an environment you’re shooting in. You need to be well-versed in composition, deal with weather conditions, know how to adjust your camera settings for the best possible shot, and then edit it to come up with a pleasing picture.<p>Google might be …

Oven Baked Falafel Recipe

Falafel is a fabulous protein filled main course that is popular among vegans. However, unless you own a deep fryer, it can be a bit tricky to make …

9 heavenly havens to rent for a National Park vacation

Some things just belong together ... peanut butter and jelly, Batman and Robin, Airbnb and National Parks. OK, so maybe "Airbnb and National Parks" …

Moss-covered CityTree has the same air-purifying effect as 275 regular trees

20 of them have been deployed so far around the world<p>From smog-sucking bikes to electric taxis and paint made of car exhaust, designers and architects are stepping up to address air pollution—the world’s single largest health risk. But a new air filter making the rounds in Oslo, Paris, Brussels, …

An impressive collection of circuit diagrams for Arduino electronics

"Oh my god, this is beautiful!," "What IS this?; this is SO cool!" It's not often you get such reactions (especially from non-techies) for a nerdy …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Modern Home Furnished With Flea Market Finds

French designer Florence Deau effortlessly mixes the old with the new.<p>During the Belle Époque, the resort city of Royan, in southwest France, was a magnet for the high-society set. Blown to smithereens during World War II, the town was rebuilt in the 1950s by a clutch of high-minded architects from …

Farrow & Ball

A robot can print this $64,000 house in as few as 8 hours — take a look inside

A new Ukrainian homebuilding startup called PassivDom uses a 3D printing robot that can print parts for tiny houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of PassivDom's 410-square-foot model in about eight hours. The windows, doors, plumbing, and electrical systems are then added by a …

This Company Will Design Your House For Less Than The Price Of Your Phone

Cover, a technology startup in Los Angeles, is bringing the design, engineering, and manufacturing of prefabs into the 21st century.<p>When Alexis Rivas was working for a high-end residential architecture firm in Toronto, he marveled at what big budgets–think between $40 and $100 million per …

Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …