Located at 901 North Alpine Drive and nearby the Beverly Hills Hotel, this 28,000sqm home is fit for royalty. The house was conceived by Frank Valentino of Park Lane Design Group, and was decorated by French designer Robert Salice. For instance, this mansion includes a palatial ballroom, where up to 200 guests can enjoy […]

Stunning Beverly Hills mansion

Paris is often listed as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but it’s about to get even more attractive. A new law was passed and now Parisians are not only allowed, but also encouraged to have their own urban gardens.   Paris, known for its long boulevards, […]

Most Garden-Friendly Cities in the World

The upcoming refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster means the UK Parliament needs to move – but with minimal disruptions. Gensler has proposed they don’t have to move very far. Instead, the architecture firm has come up with a plan that would allow parliament to conduct business on a floating […]

Temporary UK Parliament on the River Thames

A ranch-styled home was re-envisioned as a clean, modern house by architect David Montalba (LA times) Blue cabinets offset white tile and countertops in the Silver Lake kitchen of McShane and Cleo Murnane Orange and yellow rugs give a splash of color to the kitchen area The kitchen inside the Midcentury […]

White kitchens never go out of style

The first Hudson Yards condos are now officially on the market: Related Sales and Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group bring the first listings for 15 Hudson Yards to the market, with apartments ranging from $3.74 million to nearly $14 million. Condos within the building come in five different configurations: Plaza Residences […]

The first Hudson Yards condos are now officially on the ...

Villa Franca (Viale Pasitea 318, 84017 Positano, Italy) – This luxurious hotel was a private residence some time ago, and we’re more than glad that its owners decided to share this idyllic retreat with us. Filled with Italian elegance and amazing amenities, the chic boutique hotel boasts minimalist guest accommodations that include a balcony overlooking the […]

Stunning retreat above the picturesque Italian town of Positano

Five scientists from Los Alamos National Laboratory create solar windows large enough to power entire buildings. “Luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs)” are a key component of the team’s solar windows,” according to a statement from the National Laboratory. LSCs can collect sunlight over large areas, and function as “light-management devices.” They collect […]

Solar-powered windows large enough to power entire buildings

Masdar City is radical vision of a sustainable future that is under construction in the Aby Dhabi desert. Ten years ago in the United Arab Emirates, a new settlement was started from scratch, with the aim of becoming “the world’s most sustainable city”. Masdar City was designed to be zero-carbon […]

World’s most sustainable city

Maplevale Manor –  stunning colonial mansion sits on 14 private acres of natural beauties and catered grounds, with the interior features and decoration fully capable to leave anyone impressed. For instance, a three-story elevator is disguised behind a traditional door panel, while a stunning hand-carved staircase and secret passageways add to the […]

Stunning colonial estate for sale in Canfield, Ohio

Chateau Elan Winery & Resort (100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton, GA 30517, USA) – Located a short drive away from Atlanta and sitting atop 3,500 acres of land, this place shows off all the mesmerizing details and hallmarks of a French country estate. It all started back in 1981, when the first vineyards have been planted here, […]

Best place to spend the weekend right now

Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery has won the highly coveted 2016 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building. Winning architects Caruso St John were also shortlisted in 2000 and 2006. The architects won the prestigious prize ahead of five other shortlisted contenders, including a university campus building in Glasgow […]

2016 RIBA Stirling Prize Winner

The rural landscape is characterized by open space dominated by woodland and other open areas. It contains agriculture and scattered residential lots and subdivisions on relatively large lots or with protected common open space. There is an auto-oriented land use pattern with limited non-residential uses.    Photo  by Podlaskie Klimaty, OC […]

Fall Color In Rural Landscape

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club; Architect ROGERSPARTNERS; Location New York Madison Square Boys & Girls Club has unveiled designs for a new four-story, 45,000-sq.-ft. flagship Clubhouse for young people ages 6-18, located in Central Harlem. The Clubhouse is designed to meet immediate and long-term needs of this diverse, yet underserved […]

Madison Square Boys & Girls new Clubhouse

Johnny Depp is selling his five downtown Los Angeles penthouses. In Claude Beelman-designed Eastern Columbia Art Deco building, in the old downtown area of LA, the five adjacent penthouses compose 11,500 square feet with nine bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. Four units have two bedrooms each, and the last unit has one bedroom. […]

Spectacular Johnny Depp’s LA apartment