Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Santiago Calatrava selected to design UAE Pavilion for Dubai Expo 2020




Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava has been chosen to create the United Arab Emirates' national pavilion at the Dubai Expo 2020, with a design modelled on bird's wings (+ slideshow). (more…)


Monday, May 2, 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Skupaj Arhitekti couples traditional form with contemporary materials for Alpine home




This Slovenian home by Skupaj Arhitekti mimics the gabled form of its Alpine village neighbours, but it also features contemporary details and finishes (+ slideshow). (more…)


Thursday, April 21, 2016

VW Will Buy Back Some Diesel Cars, Announcing A Deal With U.S.

The agreement addresses "what to do about the 2 liter diesel cars on the road and the environmental consequences resulting from their excess emissions," the Justice Department says.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Inside Art: Christie's Auction: a Rock, a Basketball, Hitler on His Knees

At Christie's, a rock head; a Cagnacci Magdalene heads for the Frick; and Basquiat's paintings with words will be shown at Nahmad.









MINI presents shared living spaces as a solution to the affordable housing crisis in cities




Milan 2016: car brand MINI has developed a concept for shared urban living and is "seriously exploring" how it can apply its brand values to help solve the housing shortage (+ slideshow). (more…)