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A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments

A Washington, D.C.-based architecture professor takes his students to remote outposts to create modern structures steeped in history and myth.
June 13, 2015

Flip Through This New Book on a Leading London Graphic Design Studio

Published this month by Unit Editions, an independent press specializing in visual culture, "Spin: 360º" features projects from over 20 years of work by London-based studio Spin. Here are a few highlights from the impressive 520-page tome made for graphics lovers.
June 11, 2015
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Exclusive Photo Tour: See How a Respected Audio Company Manufactures Its Signature Amplifiers

McIntosh Laboratory, long revered by audiophiles, maintains a dedication to American manufacturing.
June 10, 2015
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Would You Buy These Bold Art Rugs for Your Living Room?

There's a long history of artists creating tapestries, textiles, and rugs. But what happens when contemporary artists put their twists on the medium?
June 10, 2015

6 Clever Ideas for Bicycle Storage

With the summer season in full swing, it's prime time to dust off those bicycles for a nice ride. Here are some useful ways to store your wheels when they're not out for a spin—from a centerpiece display, to more space-efficient, wall-mounted fixtures.
June 9, 2015
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Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs

A pair of innovative dorm buildings push boundaries without showing off or upstaging their setting.
June 6, 2015
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A Scandinavian Summer Home Built for Surf, Sports, and Sun

An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.
June 6, 2015
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12 Modern Spaces Made for Music

From a music loft to an outdoor veranda, these modern spaces are like music to our ears.
June 5, 2015
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5 Smart-Looking Schools

These dynamic schools teach us that learning doesn't have to be as dull as a brick building.
June 2, 2015