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Issue 68 – Natural Selection

The new issue's cover image is from the story on pages 60 - 69, entitled "Natural Selection", and I do dearly wish I'd been the one picked to live in this beautiful home on the slopes of Table Mountain. Chilean archit...

Issue 66: A Family Affair

Llandudno is one of those places you can hardly believe people actually live in, it's so utterly breathtakingly lovely. Architect David Scholtz says he knows just how lucky he is,  not only to live there with his family,...

Go play on the roof, kids!

So, every family has its ups and downs, but this one has a few more than others: the Japanese architecture firm,  Y+M Design, created the Stairs House, where the roof of the house is a giant set of stairs, allowing light...

Issue 65: Breaking Boundaries

The cover of the Celebrate issue bears the intriguing headline: "Discover the most beautiful wall in the world", and here it is: a Gaudi-esque explosion of colour rising up from the rippled sand of Port Nolloth in the ha...

Gerrit Rietveld dollhouse

There's always something wonderfully obscure to be found online, isn't there? Today's offering is about the lesser-known work of Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld , who was one of the principal members of the De Stijl move...

Le Corbusier’s colours

Over the course of his career, Swiss architect Le Corbusier developed two color palettes , one in the 1930s and one in the 1950s, which he used in his architecure. In 1999, the president of the Foundation Le Corbusi...

Issue 62: Concrete Drea...

Elaine Holzhausen and Werner Joubert are a couple in love with raw concrete, exp...

Build your own Guggenhe...

Always wanted to build something grand but just don't have the budget for the ea...

Thigmotropism

So if I were somebody like, for instance, Roald Dahl, and I was writing a story ...

Life size dollhouse

This story has been all over the web, but I'm sure you'll agree that it's too go...

Report from NYC: Open H...

I have a sneaky habit of peering into people's apartment windows as I walk past....

Report from NYC: The Mu...

I'm planning to go MAD this weekend. MAD is the Museum of Arts and Design, which...

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