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A New World for Stained Glass

Kenneth von Roenn isn’t your typical stained-glass artist. For starters, he doesn't even like the words “stained glass.” He opts instead to describe his work as art glass or architectural glass. He designs multicolored glass pieces with “an expressive quality,” he says. Show More Summary

Architects as Artists

The V&A Museum in London is currently showing Architects as Artists, a free display in Room 127 which serves as the entrance to the recently redeveloped Architecture Gallery on Level 4. The display of about 50 works examines how making...Show More Summary

VMware Raises its Ante in the OpenStack Race, with Mirantis

Marking the clearest evidence yet that OpenStack player Mirantis is working more closely with VMware on open cloud initiatives, the companies have published a Mirantis OpenStack reference architecture for VMware vCenter Server and VMware NSX. Show More Summary

Designing For Misuse: Odyssey Works' Abraham Burickson On How Architecture Inspires His Art

Burickson's collective creates epic art experiences for one individual. In the 13 years that art collective Odyssey Works has been active, only a few dozen people have ever seen their work. They create experiences for an extremely narrow demographic—one person at a time, who they select through an extensive application process. Read Full Story

This boulder in the Swiss Alps is actually a tiny, hidden home

last weekNews : Trending Now

There’s a tiny home located way up in the Swiss Alps that you have to see to believe. The studio house, dubbed Antoine, was designed by Bureau A, an architectural design firm. The concept came from the work of renowned Swiss writer Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz, who died in 1947. Show More Summary

Luxury Mountain Home Flashing Mid-Century Modern Appeal

California-based Sage Architecture re-imagined the aesthetic values of a mountain home with their work on the Flight House – a luxury mountain home in the Martis Camp development in the high Sierras. The architects give some insightShow More Summary

Daniel Arsham on #Recollections, Architecture and More

At the opening of his latest exhibition, this time in London, U.S. artist Daniel Arsham took time out to explain his fascination with spaces. The topic is suitable in relation to his work, #recollections, as the art piece is dominated … The post Daniel Arsham on #Recollections, Architecture and More appeared first on Highsnobiety.

This stunning Madrid apartment uses plywood as a multi-functional, space-saving feature

Spanish architectural firm + BUJ+COLÓN Arquitectos has just completed renovation work on a gorgeous apartment in Madrid. By using plywood strategically as both the primary material for the home's furniture and a distinguishing dividing feature within

Video: The Most Fun Way to Change Your Habits

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us,...Show More Summary

OG Craig Ellwood Bunk Beds

In 1955-7, Jerrold Lomax, working at Craig Ellwood's architecture firm, designed basically the greatest Southern California modernist beach house ever: the 2BR, 1,350-sq ft Hunt House in Malibu. Ellwood's firm also designed the amazing...Show More Summary

Priv8 adds sandboxed tabs to Firefox

While Mozilla is still hard at work to integrate the multi-process architecture e10s in Firefox which is a prerequisite for sandboxing in the browser, add-on developers are already one step ahead of the organization. The new Firefox add-on Priv8 adds sandboxed tabs to the web browser using the security model of Firefox OS. Show More Summary

Hugh Ferriss — Drama in Architecture

Hugh Ferriss was an architectural illustrator known for his dramatic renderings of early skyscraper designs. He sketched from observation, but he also worked from imagination when commissioned to visualize proposed structures. Here's an example of a rendering of a proposed building, the Convocation Tower designed by Goodhue in 1924. Show More Summary

Time Lapse: Kansas City Lights

2 weeks agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Remarkable time-lapse video highlights the nighttime beauty and iconic architecture of numerous locations throughout Kansas City, Missouri. Video courtesy of Dan Wood. Follow him on Twitter, and see more of his work on Vimeo.

Great British Houses: Audley End – A Stunning Example of Jacobean Architecture in Essex

Built to impress a king, Audley End House is a stately home with palatial aspirations and one of Britain’s finest examples of 17th century Jacobean architecture. Thanks to ambitious restoration work carried out in the Victorian era and...Show More Summary

Olive House by LOG-URBIS

Located on the island of Pag, architecture firm LOG-URBIS recently completed work on the beautiful Olive House. Embedded in the southwestern slope on the coast of the Stara Novalja Bay, the project highlights traditional Pag stone… The post Olive House by LOG-URBIS appeared first on Highsnobiety.

B+B House by Studio MK27

Located in São Paulo, Brazil, Studio MK27 recently completed work on the outstanding B+B house. The architecture of B+B House sought to create an intimate home for the residents as well as for the reception of friends and social… The post B+B House by Studio MK27 appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Japanese artist Takahiro Iwasaki unveils the latest epic work in his Reflection Model series

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Japanese sculptor and artist Takahiro Iwasaki, renowned for his awe-inspiring, large-scale miniatures of ancient Japanese buildings and architecture, unveiled the latest epic work in his Reflection Model series at NGV Internationalon 5 December 2014. Show More Summary

Norwegian artist fills an entire Oslo gallery with a huge grassy landscape

Per Kristian Nygård's works explore the possibilities of space. His latest grassy installation merges an organized architectural environment with the organic nature of landscapes. The large piece inhabits the gallery space and causes an intuitive and physical

Young Guns 2014: Meet Elizabeth Timme: Community Design Ninja and Curbed Young Gun

Photo courtesy of LA-Más Fresh out of undergrad, Los Angeles-based architect and community advocate Elizabeth Timme, now 32, accepted a job working on hospital projects at a big architecture firm. Now she's the co-director of the non-profit design organization LA-Más,...

Why Rewarding Yourself May Be a Bad Idea, for Habits.

I’m doing a video series in which I discuss the various strategies that we can use for habit-formation. Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us, we’re much more likely to be happy, healthy, productive, and creative. My forthcoming book, Better Than Before, describes the multiple … ?

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