A simple gabled form glad in corrugated metal encloses a porous series of internal and exterior spaces at this house near Tsukimiyama Station in Kobe by Tato Architects. Read more

A simple gabled form glad in corrugated metal encloses a porous series of internal and exterior spaces at this house near Tsukimiyama Station in Kobe by Tato Architects. Read more

Massachusetts office building goes from retro to retrofit

Standing since the 1970’s, the West Middlesex Turnpike building has served as a home to local businesses of all kinds in Bedford, Mass. Yet, after more than four decades of…

Standing since the 1970’s, the West Middlesex Turnpike building has served as a home to local businesses of all kinds in Bedford, Mass.

Yet, after more than four decades of an aging brick exterior, the building owner wanted to bring the facility’s facade into the 21st century.

Metl-Span insulated metal panels (IMPs) were selected for the renovation because they provide superior insulation values and a crisp, contemporary façade.






Brazilian studio Atelier Branco has completed a glass house among a rainforest in São Paulo with a rooftop terrace for the resident "to read and smoke a cigar looking at…

Brazilian studio Atelier Branco has completed a glass house among a rainforest in São Paulo with a rooftop terrace for the resident “to read and smoke a cigar looking at the stars”. Read more

Cracking Open Finland’s Long Drink

The legendary gin-based beverage enters the US in a can It’s OK to be afraid (or suspicious) of cocktails in cans. For the most part, these drinks agitate rather than…

The legendary gin-based beverage enters the US in a can It’s OK to be afraid (or suspicious) of cocktails in cans. For the most part, these drinks agitate rather than inspire a night of fun, but the Long Drink isn’t a canned cocktail. This category of alcoholic beverage—the long drink—was invented by the Finns in 1952 to meet the needs of the massive tourist influx …

berhana: Health Food

With a debut album due later year this year, berhana teases audiences with lead single “Health Food,” a playful, disco-tinged track about balancing the good with the bad. The accompanying…

With a debut album due later year this year, berhana teases audiences with lead single “Health Food,” a playful, disco-tinged track about balancing the good with the bad. The accompanying video—directed by Sam Guest and Julia Baylis—was shot on 35mm and depicts berhana in a maze-like set wherein junk food abounds and green juice is heavenly reprieve. Altogether it’s funky and lighthearted, and leaves audiences …

Dark limestone walls form a low-lying pool house that runs alongside this chemical-free swimming bath in Edmonton, designed by architecture studio GH3. Read more

Dark limestone walls form a low-lying pool house that runs alongside this chemical-free swimming bath in Edmonton, designed by architecture studio GH3. Read more

Fritz Hansen Reintroduces Paul McCobb’s Planner Series

Danish furniture design company Fritz Hansen is celebrating Paul McCobb’s multi-functional furniture collection by reintroducing designs from his Planner series. These products offer the classic look of McCobb designs with…

Danish furniture design company Fritz Hansen is celebrating Paul McCobb’s multi-functional furniture collection by reintroducing designs from his Planner series. These products offer the classic look of McCobb designs with the functionality for every room or office. During the 1950s and 1960s, McCobb was among the leading contemporary furniture designers within the American industry. Inspired […]

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Inspectah Deck: Can’t Stay Away

Taken from Wu Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck’s Chamber #9 album, “Can’t Stay Away” pays homage to those who inspired his younger self. Backed by an instrumental built from dozens…

Taken from Wu Tang Clan member Inspectah Deck’s Chamber #9 album, “Can’t Stay Away” pays homage to those who inspired his younger self. Backed by an instrumental built from dozens of samples (including The Fascinations, Eric B & Rakim and others) Deck recalls rappers and DJs he grew up admiring: from Mr Magic and DJ Kay Slay to Chuck Chillout to Jazzy Jeff. While he …

How modular design and construction benefits health organizations

Americans made 883.7 million physician office visits and had 35.7 million hospital stays in 2016, according to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics — the demand for medical facilities, inpatient…

Americans made 883.7 million physician office visits and had 35.7 million hospital stays in 2016, according to the latest data from the National Center for Health Statistics — the demand for medical facilities, inpatient and outpatient, shows no sign of relenting, even with increased use of telehealth and at-home wellness programs.






In this week's comments update, readers are unsure if MVRDV's plan to cover the walls of a Dutch housing development in potted plants is wise. Read more

In this week’s comments update, readers are unsure if MVRDV’s plan to cover the walls of a Dutch housing development in potted plants is wise. Read more