MVRDV, Superworld, and the City of Rotterdam Create Software for Reimagining Rooftops

MVRDV, Superworld, and the City of Rotterdam Create Software for Reimagining Rooftops Courtesy of MVRDV Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/992273/mvrdv-superworld-and-the-city-of-rotterdam-create-software-for-reimagining-rooftops “Understanding precedes action.” That is the motto of the Urban Observatory, an interactive installation and web app created by TED founder Richard Saul Wurman that compiled a wide range of urban … Read more

Spanish Architects Create Moisture-Absorbing Mortar from Construction Waste

Spanish Architects Create Moisture-Absorbing Mortar from Construction Waste Courtesy of Loop Disseny Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/991951/spanish-architects-create-moisture-absorbing-mortar-from-construction-waste Cities are filled with waste materials and the need to reuse existing resources has become key in fighting the increase in waste production. More than a third of all the waste generated in the … Read more

Ten living rooms that use warm neutrals to create a cosy ambience

As the days get darker in the northern hemisphere, our latest lookbook spotlights 10 living rooms rendered in a warm yet minimal color palette, providing that neutrals don’t have to feel clinical. Mixing tactile natural materials with toasty shades of chocolate brown, creamy beige and blush pink can help to create a sense of homeliness … Read more

Activating the Edges: How to Create Lively, Active Streets

Activating the Edges: How to Create Lively, Active Streets Courtesy of 9 Ways to Make Housing for People Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/990889/activating-the-edges-how-to-create-lively-active-streets This article was originally published on Common Edge. A famous skyline can evoke rich associations and unleash imagination, but the real experience of a city is in its … Read more

designer-maker brand trella create poetic, practical & scalable lights

Brooklyn-based lighting Brand Trella’s design ethos is one driven by craft and material, as well as close creative collaboration between designers, craftspeople and the client, too. A constant dialogue between design and fabrication drives the output of Brooklyn-based studio, Trella. Experimentation and problem-solving takes place alongside the making on the shop floor As our collective … Read more

Hopkins Architects adapts old office to create 100 Liverpool Street building

Hopkins Architects has reused elements of a 1980s office block to create the commercial 100 Liverpool Street building in London, which is shortlisted for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize. Commissioned by British Land, the project was developed by Hopkins Architects in collaboration with local firm Universal Design Studios, with the aim of creating a contemporary … Read more

8 Ways to Create Intimacy at Home, from Netflix’s “How to Build a Sex Room”

published about 1 hour ago We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission. All prices were accurate at the time of publishing. With many people still working from home, there’s an overlap of boundaries. How can you feel sexy when your work laptop is less than … Read more

Why We Should Create Cities for Children

Why We Should Create Cities for Children Image © Hiroyuki Oki Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/987273/why-we-should-create-cities-for-children In the book Design of Childhood, architect and researcher Alexandra Lange states that children were considered nonpersons throughout almost the entire history of ancient and modern architecture, being excluded from the process of creating urban … Read more

How to Create Your Own Master Packing List for Every Kind of Trip

It’s hard to pin down exactly when I became an anxious traveler. Was it when my parents dragged 10-year-old me to see “Castaway” in theaters in 2000? Perhaps it was when I spent my Winter 2007 trip to San Francisco absolutely freezing because I had packed for a Southern California climate and not the milder … Read more