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This House Is Designed To Wrap Around A Single Olive Tree

Photography © Ossip van Duivenbode   Architecture firm MVRDV have recently completed Casa Kwantes, a house in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, that ...

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15 Farmhouse Backsplash Ideas For Your Kitchen

Art3d Store One of the cheapest ways of upgrading your kitchen is employing a vinyl farmhouse backsplash. Self-adhesive tiles come in many different d ...

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French Finesse: 25 Best Luxury Hotels In France For A Dream

France is a country that is renowned for many things ranging from its glittering world of fashion to its glittering capital. Then there is the idyllic ...

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Magical Nights In The Bamboo House Take You Into Jungles Of

There are few occasions when you feel like packing your bags and taking the next flight to a destination as soon as you see the image of an amazing ge ...

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Tokyo Urban Farm: Eat While Watching Your Food Grow

Offering some green relief in a dense and brightly-neoned cityscape, these mini urban farming cubes add visual relief and interest but also provide a ...

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Modern Mobile Log Cabin … or Portable Prefab Pile of L

Anything but your conventional log cabin home, one might see this structure atop a mountain or on a lake and and think it a pile of rough-cut wood log ...

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Odd House Adapts to Irregular Site with Computer Mapping

A hilly, deeply shaded plot of land might not have offered the greatest place to build a comfortable summer home if not for a bit of creative computer ...

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Refab Fire House: Modern Home Retrofit in an Aged Station

This house is all about sequence – a faded brick shell gives way to spaces mixing old and new, which in turn lead into ultramodern interiors de ...

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Skinny Little Mini-Home Has an Even-Smaller House Inside!

There are small homes, then there are smaller homes … then there are super-skinny, ultra-mini houses inside of homes. The strange starts on th ...

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Pop-Up Prefab Porch Shelter

Whether you are looking to add an office, pool cover, spare garage or community space to your yard, this may be a perfect fit: an elegant, durable but ...

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Rolling Home: 1948 Bus Remodeled into Handcrafted Abode

Two years after it went up on Craigslist with the simple description “runs, drives, stops, registered,” a 1948 Chevy bus became a bohemia ...

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Luxury Beach Getaway Can Slide Away From Eroding Coast

A weekend beach retreat is a fabulous thing no matter where you are in the world, but on some beaches in New Zealand it can also be a dangerous thing. ...

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Heatherwick Studio?s Sculptural Glasshouse Unfurls into a Cr

Architect Thomas Heatherwick returned to his architectural roots this summer with Glasshouse, a beautiful kinetic structure that slowly unfurls into t ...

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Modernist Suspension House Spans a Creek Between Two Califor

The opportunity to live in a home straddling a creek is rare indeed, especially in California, where such buildings were outlawed back in the 1970s. T ...

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20 Years After 9/11, the World Trade Center?s Only Church is

The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, the only church in New York City’s World Trade Center Plaza, has been given new life two decades afte ...

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BIG?s First South American Project is the Tallest Building i

Danish architecture studio BIG has completed their first project in South America, adding a dramatic pixelated flair to Ecuador’s capital city ...

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Sou Fujimoto’s Temporary Shrine in Japan is Topped wit

Sou Fujimoto’s design for a temporary hall for Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine in Fukuoka, Japan is so spectacular, it risks outshining the original sh ...

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Sydney Modern is Australia’s Most Iconic Architecture

Australia’s famed Sydney Opera House has a new competitor for the public’s attention. Cascading down a prominent hillside toward the Syd ...

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$8.5 Million Santa Fe Mansion Embodies the Beauty of New Mex

Anybody got an extra $8.5 million laying around" If so, perhaps you’d like to snatch up an incredible Santa Fe mansion that might just be the m ...

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Vietnam’s Zen Coco House Connects to Family and Nature

This renovated townhouse in Vietnam’s Sóc Tr?ng province isn’t just a contemporary, eco-friendly marvel — it also happens to b ...

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Glass Living O’Pod Rotates 360 Degrees for Unmatched V

Enjoying a 360-degree view of the stars from bed usually requires camping in the open air, without so much as a tent overhead. But spend a night in th ...

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A State of Decay: AI-Generated Architecture Envisions Surrea

It’s hard to be aware of the limitations of human perception when we can’t quite wrap our minds around what else might be out there. For ...

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Colorful Joshua Tree Monument House is Now Available to Rent

For the first time ever, this bright Joshua Tree home by Southern California starchitect Josh Schweitzer is available to the public for vacation renta ...

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New Tennessee Titans Stadium Will Be State of the Art, but S

The Tennessee Titans’ Nissan Stadium is being replaced by a newer, smaller-capacity venue. While the new stadium will be losing some seats, its ...

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Colorful Solar Pavilion Brings Shade to Dutch Design Week

For October’s Dutch Design Week, a pair of architecture firms banded together to prove that solar power can be just as beautiful as it is funct ...

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Translucent Tents by Yuko Nagayama Look Like Giant Teardrops

Creative architect-designed tents were a central theme at Hokuto Art Program ed.1, literally popping up all over the grounds of the Kiyoharu Art Colon ...

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Upgrade Your Home Office with the Muuw Backyard Work Pod

Working from home is great, but it can be hard to resist all the distractions that present themselves there: kids, pets, the refrigerator, and of cour ...

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Land on Water: A Modular Floating Building System by MAST

Rarely have floating communities seemed quite as achievable, affordable, and beautiful as “Land on Water,” a proposal for a modular buildi ...

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Need a Post-Pandemic Getaway" Check Out the Luxury Spac

Space travel may still seem a million lightyears away for the average person, but it looks like the wheels could slowly start turning on that reality ...

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Kengo Kuma Honors Japanese Woodworking Traditions with Strik

As pedestrians and motorists cruise past the new British Antique Museum (BAM) in Kamakura, Japan, the building changes before their eyes. The undulati ...

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Shanghai’s Yuyuan Metro Station Gets a Light Show Make

When XING Design was commissioned to revamp the Yuyuan Station on Shanghai’s Metro Line 14, local authorities gave them a difficult task: no st ...

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Níall McLaughlin Architects Wins the 2022 RIBA Prize for Ma

The New Library at Magdalene College in Cambridge, England by Níall McLaughlin Architects has won the 26th RIBA Stirling Prize, granted by the Royal ...

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BIG and Carlo Ratti Complete a Beautiful Biophilic Skyscrape

There are a lot of great reasons to incorporate more greenery into urban environments. Trees, shrubs, grass, and other plants help keep cities cooler ...

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Ship-Shaped Apartment Complex by BIG Rises from Amsterdam

A bold new residential building in Amsterdam has given the phrase “living on the water” a whole new meaning. The Sluishuis by Bjarke Ingel ...

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CEBRA’s Mount Tirana Claims the Title of Albania’

Albania’s capital city will soon get a new mountain in the form of Mount Tirana, a skyscraper finished in stone and dotted with living plants. ...

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Dubai’s Moon World Resorts Take Us One Step Closer to

As more and more billionaires aim to perfect their rocket ships and ride them to the stars, it should come as no surprise that space tourism could be ...

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Lehrer Architects Create Cheerful Permanent Housing for LA&#

The idea of housing homeless people in structures the size of sheds is controversial for a number of reasons. In May 2021, Lehrer Architects got a lot ...

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Eco-Friendly SeaPod Prototype Home Collapses on the Day of i

On September 22nd, a crowd gathered around a dock at the Linton Bay Marina in Panama to watch as the SeaPod by innovation technology company Ocean Bui ...

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Hub of Huts: Surreal Hotel Addition Resembles an Upside-Down

Dangling from the edge of an alpine cliff, this structure initially appears to be an optical illusion. The modern gabled huts on the cantilevered plat ...

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Artificial Streams Run Through This Rental Home Complex in J

Living in an urban or suburban area gives you access to all kinds of resources, activities, and jobs you just can’t find in rural settings. Mos ...

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Junya Ishigami Crafts Cave-Like House and Restaurant in Japa

When an old friend asked Japanese architect Junya Ishigami to build him a combination residence and restaurant, he probably didn’t expect a ful ...

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Thailand?s Latest Resort Looks Like the Billowing Sails of a

Thailand’s Hon Thom Island will soon be home to a new luxury resort that makes you seriously wonder if it’s about to set sail into the o ...

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The 7 Hottest International Architecture and Design Events t

At last, the pandemic has receded just enough for in-person events to be safely held once more, and there’s never been a better excuse to hit ...

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Miley Cyrus Sells Nashville Ranch for $14 Million

Miley Cyrus just made bank selling her five-bedroom Tennessee farmhouse for a whopping $14.5 million. The “Wrecking Ball” singer formerly ...

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Relaxing Dental Clinic Uses Trees and Natural Light to Ease

About 36 percent of people in the United States have dentophobia, the fear of dental treatment. It isn’t exactly irrational, considering that m ...

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Renzo Piano Integrates Therapeutic Gardens into 3 New Hospit

Ever since the emergence of germ theory in the late 19th century, hospital design has focused on creating spaces that feel as antiseptic and instituti ...

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House on House: An Experimental Way to Expand a Suburban Res

In many American suburbs, nearly-identical homes line neatly organized streets, all with nearly-identical landscaping and fencing in colors approved b ...

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A-Frame Greenhouse Home Brings a Mediterranean Growing Clima

If you could bring a mild, temperate growing climate with you anywhere in the world, would it change where you choose to live" This unusual greenhouse ...

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Symbiotic Architecture: Artificial Intelligence Envisions Li

AI-generated art has advanced so much recently, it’s winning first prize in fine arts competitions meant for human artists. Programs like DALL- ...

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Massive Ring-Shaped Structure Could Encircle Dubai’s B

Dubai is already one of the world’s most futuristic-looking cities, but if a new concept by ZNera Space gets built, it’ll officially edg ...

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Saudi Arabia Announces Plans for 100-Mile-Long City in the D

A vertical city in the desert stretching over 100 miles and housing approximately nine million people sounds like the plot of a slightly dystopian sci ...

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ProtoCAMPO: An Inflatable Dome-Shaped Pavilion for the Villa

Temporary architecture should never be disposable, even if it’s designed with a very specific purpose in mind. With ProtoCAMPO, designers WALD ...

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SeaPods Provide Oceanfront Living While Restoring Life Below

As a way to maximize seaside living without the associated cost and environmental destruction, Panama-based company Ocean Builders is rolling out a li ...

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You?re Going to Want to Copy This Modern Shipping Container

A newly renovated desert dream property in Joshua Tree, California comes with an extra-cool feature: a modern shipping container swimming pool. The Fi ...

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Air Architecture?s House-Shaped Inflatable Tent is a Perfect

If you love the great outdoors but don’t love setting up tents, your idea of a great home away from home might look more like a camper van. But ...

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Studio noa?s Tree of Knowledge Library Attempts to Recreate

A new “floating” library envisioned for the Porta Vittoria Park in Milan, Italy may look like a fantasy concept unlikely to become real. B ...

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YangNar Studio Converted a Pigsty into a Beautiful Tropical

A pigsty sounds like the last sort of structure you’d want to turn into a family home — but much like former barns, these agricultural o ...

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Splinter Society Gives a Melbourne Home a Spiky Black Makeov

What would the world look like if we approached architecture as living, growing structures that should actively evolve over time" Instead of demolishi ...

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Landscape Architect Sarita Jaccard Has All the Inspiration Y

Right after buying a house, many new homeowners spend months on a mad dash to complete crucial interior renovations like paint, flooring, appliances, ...

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Electric Carmaker Polestar Translates Its Brand Identity to

You might not expect an electric carmaker to design and build a treehouse, but Polestar is determined to expand its brand into new territory, translat ...

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Berlin Fashion Week?s Coolest Couture" The Sneaker Pool

As part of a bold advertising stunt during Berlin’s July 7th through 9th Premium Fashion Week, German DIY brand Hornbach stuck a swimming pool ...

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Modular Concrete Cabins Offer Guests Privacy and Picturesque

The rolling hills of this picturesque corner of Paradinha, Portugal have long been nearly empty, except for a small, formerly abandoned village. Recen ...

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Regenerative High-Rise: Modular Timber Tower Design Can Be A

Not so long ago, it was exceptionally rare to see timber buildings more than six stories tall. But new engineered wood technologies like cross-laminat ...

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Repurposed Off-Grid Cabin in Australia Pays Tribute to the N

Switzerland-based architecture firm Leopold Banchini Architects has never been one to shy away from bold projects that use simple materials and geomet ...

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Sky Bridge 721: The Czech Republic is Now Home to the World?

Architecture firm TAROS NOVA has pulled off an impressive feat in the Czech Republic: the construction of the world’s longest suspension skywal ...

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UK Opens the World?s First Airport for Flying Cars

A city in England has opened the world’s first transportation hub for future electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The city o ...

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Treeless Treehouse: Multi-Level Play Structure for a London

Treehouses offer a unique experience that lets you feel like you’re one with nature, nestled up in the canopy within a safe and comfortable str ...

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Espacio 18’s Oaxaca Housing Units are Full of Function

Architecture studio Espacio 18 is known for their dynamic Mexican spaces that are transformative and intersectional, highlighting both sustainability ...

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BIG Blows Judges Away in Competition to Design Prague Philha

A structure of sloping roofs and plazas conceived by Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) took first place in a recent international des ...

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OMA?s Sci-Fi Performing Arts Center in Taiwan to Open This A

OMA’s beautiful Taipei Performing Arts Center in Taiwan is officially complete and will open August 7th. The monumental 59,000-square-meter com ...

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Apex Plaza is Now the Largest Mass Timber Structure on the E

The new headquarters of a clean energy company in Charlottesville, Virginia has claimed the title of largest mass timber structure on the East Coast. ...

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UK Gets First Frank Gehry Residential Design at Battersea Po

A London residential complex designed by legendary architect Frank Gehry recently opened its doors to the first occupants. As part of the £9 billi ...

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100% Solar-Powered Hotel Terrestre Lets Guests Relax with a

A new hotel in the Mexican ocean town of Puerto Escondido has gone completely off-grid, allowing patrons to relax knowing their stay is leaving a mini ...

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Hem House Brings Modern Charm to Chicago Suburbs at an Affor

A pair of architects and a real estate developer have crafted a single-family home in Chicago that’s actually affordable to most buyers, and it ...

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MIA’s Straw Pavilion Keeps Nature at the Heart of Mode

When tasked with designing an architectural event space, Vietnamese firm MIA Design Studio wanted to make something that highlighted the organic beaut ...

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Norman Foster Partners with Mayor of Destroyed Kharkiv to Re

As the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv starts to rebuild after forcing back Russian forces just a few weeks ago, one of the UK’s most renowned archit ...

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CDA Revitalizes Indian Neighborhood with Resident-Designed C

Now more than ever, we need the skills of architects and designers to build sustainable and affordable housing. This is evident in cities around the w ...

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If Tensions with Russia Escalate, Finland’s Awesome Un

Finland may soon join NATO alongside its western neighbor Sweden. The move is expected to draw the ire of Russia, and though Finnish authorities aren� ...

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Amazon’s HQ2 Will Bring Big Changes ? and a New Landma

Arlington, Virginia is one step closer to becoming a major East Coast urban technology hub now that Amazon’s new headquarters, dubbed HQ2, has ...

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PALMA’s Chiripa Complex is a Masterclass in Mixed-Use

Hybrid spaces are all the rage right now, as many of us know from our own personal experiences in the wild world of working from home. But it’s ...

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LINA Fosters Sustainable Architecture Solutions by Giving a

We need as many creative solutions as we can get when it comes to fighting the climate crisis. The European Union just made it a lot easier for emergi ...

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Forgotten Architecture You Have to Check Out

The design passion of a Facebook group has culminated in a fascinating new book highlighting architectural gems largely forgotten over time. Titled Fo ...

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10 Years Later, the World’s Skinniest Skyscraper is Fi

Skyscrapers are generally distinctive because of their height, not their width. But SHoP Architects aims to change that perception with their recent c ...

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This 3D-Printed Housing Pod Can Be Built in Under a Day for

Japanese design firm Serendix Partners has produced a scalable 3D-printed housing pod that takes less than a day to create at minimal cost. Joining f ...

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Bioclimatic House: A Responsible Way to Add Homes to Sensiti

Prior to the pandemic, most companies were reluctant to allow their employees to work remotely, fretting about potential drops in productivity and a l ...

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Dubai’s Museum of the Future Offers a Message of Hope

It takes a lot to stand out in a city full of spectacular landmarks, but Dubai has done it again with the Museum of the Future, an elliptical stainles ...

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Sou Fujimoto’s Flowing Cloud Pavilion Winds Through a

When tasked with designing a new community resort complex in China’s mountainous Zhejiang province, the Japan-based Sou Fujimoto Architects use ...

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These Stackable LEGO-Like Prefab Apartments Reinvent Afforda

In another blow to the already beleaguered home buyer’s market, Zillow recently released a revised home price forecast predicting that U.S. hom ...

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Manchester?s Tessellated Tower of Light Puts on LED Light Sh

Industrial flues aren’t exactly a design feature most of the time. Rising up into the sky and emitting plumes of steam and gases, they’r ...

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Katy Perry is Giving Up Her L.A. Mansion for $19.5 Million

Although her onstage work is all fireworks and roar, a peek at singer Katy Perry’s Beverly Hills mansion shows she enjoys a decidedly quieter a ...

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Three Converted Wine Silos Add Living Space to a Waterfront

When big cities need to scrounge up developable land for their expanding populations, they often turn to underutilized industrial areas that occupy wh ...

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Can a New Tiny Home Village Help Address California?s Homele

California has some of the most unaffordable housing in the United States, with median home prices reaching over $920,000 in Los Angeles and $1.5 mill ...

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BIG?s Biosphere Will Add a Floating Birdhouse-Covered Room t

Set in the picturesque woods of Harads in northern Sweden, the Treehotel has become internationally renowned for its unusual lofted architecture. Esta ...

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Shipping Containers Make Up This Beautiful Vacation Home in

What do you do when you want to build a home in a remote location where it’s hard to bring in building materials" Thinking inside the box, an i ...