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The stunning RM House in Mar de Ajó is 230 miles drive from Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires. It was designed as a summer and weekend retreat from all the hustle and bustle of daily city life.
The University of Chicago has been selected as the location for the new Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum. The proposal beat Columbia University, the University of Hawaii, and the University of
The architects took inspiration from the form and movement of traditional spinning top toys, which they translated into the over 30 large-scale “tops” that make up the “Los Trompos” installation.
Re Rag Rug started as an experimental design project that explores the social and ecological sustainability of the rug. Using material that is waste and excess from the textile industry and old clothes -
The clients' brief was to make the library more visible from the street and that it will stand out with its very own identity among other services in the same building. But the architects' task wasn't
Spanish manufacturer of hand-made lamps, PET Lamp, creates colorful collections of pendant lamps using indigenous craft techniques from all over the world. Their latest collection, Abyssinia, was
The Tainaron Blue Retreat rises from a crag overlooking the Greek coastline of Cape Tainaron. Originally a 19th-century fortified tower, it was restored and converted into a luxury 3-suites accommodation.
We've seen some great displays at this year's Milan Design Week, and the Spazio Rossana Orlandi exhibit was no exception. Established in 2002 in a former tie factory, the space is divided between two
For this year’s Salone del Mobile, Sandwichbikes will present two special bicycle editions at the exhibition “NEED – When design empowers human potential”. Both the Sandwichbikes Walnut Veneer
First-term Republican Congressman Jesse Young, who represents the 26th District in the Washington State Senate is attracting significant attention for an unusual detail in his proposed transportation
Since its launch in the early 1950s, the Volkswagen Westfalia Camper has been an enduring classic, an icon of cross-country adventures and the traveling lifestyle. Production ceased in 2003, but speaking
Shigeru Ban is renowned for his inventive and courageous architecture that spans from museums to simple huts. While the Pritzker Prize winning architect is often given kudos for his work in developing
A historic Florida home has ended up stuck at sea after is was was evicted from its seaside plot. The owners of the hundred-year-old Stambaugh Cottage were forced to move it to make way for an encroaching
The ‘Bio-Pyramid: Reserving Desertification’ proposal won an honorable mention in the 2015 eVolo Skyscraper Competition and was designed by David Sepulveda, Wagdy Moussa, Ishaan Kumar, Wesley
Made of metallic polyester, the basic house is like a tiny, self-inflating prefab home. As soon as it interacts with either body temperature or heat from the sun, the inflatable shelter transforms from a
Los Angeles just got a lot more diverse – not from an influx of new immigrants, but via the discovery of 30 new insect species that live in the City of Angels. A new paper recently
Architect Daniel Libeskind just unveiled plans for a modern, metallic apartment complex located in the heart of Berlin. Projected for competition in 2015, the eight-story tall Chausseestrasse 43 building
The infamous Tunisian Star Wars sets, that represent Luke Skywalker's desert planet of Tatooine, have had it rough in the past. If it's not Imperial Stormtroopers, then the sets are being threatened by
A disused 1970s industrial building in Johannesburg may be getting a plant-covered overhaul by London-based designers, Adjaye Associates. Headed up by David Adjaye, the design would revamp the Hallmark
As bacteria become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, we're going to have to find a different way to fight the diseases that threaten us. After all, we tend to take for granted that we can tackle a
The Lodge sits on a diverse forest region in northern Patagonia and is a base camp at the Hulio Hulio preserve for ecotourists looking to spot a puma or explore the local waterfalls. The hotel is cone
Lundberg Design’s Moss Room Adds a Dramatic Breath of Fresh Air to the California Academy of Sciences
When Lundberg Design was hired to create the restaurant design, the biggest challenge they faced was figuring out how to attract people from the natural-history museum's exciting exhibitions above down to
Tesla is once again able to sell their luxury electric cars from showrooms in New Jersey, following the signing of a bill that creates a loophole allowing manufacturers of zero-emissions vehicles to sell
Instead of a true facade, full-height windows, curtains, benches, and planters separate rooms and amenities. A living room and kitchen occupy the ground floor. Ascending the painted steel staircase leads
The canvases on which she explores include books of maps, atlases and science, that she transforms into works of art by finely cutting their pages into thin strips of paper that then splay out from each
Billed as a “new hybrid institution,” the Guardian Art Center comprises a museum, event space, a 120-room hotel, and cultural lifestyle center. Its sensitivity to Beijing’s historic context was
Belatchew Labs is an experimental studio under the umbrella of Belatchew Arkitekter, based in Stockholm. The Labs take on projects where it is necessary to solve urban problems with creative thinking,
Inhabitat: When did it first occur to you to use an old airplane to create parts of the house? David: I have been interested in what we Take, Make and Waste, from our society's waste streams for almost 3
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