An elegant curvilinear proposal that blends into the existing landscape has been chosen as the final design for Ibsen Library in Skien, Norway. Designed by Kengo Kuma & Associates, Mad Arkitekter, and Buro Happold Engineering, the project impressed the jury with its porous perimeter and bright open spaces.
Since 1972, UNESCO has been working to preserve monuments around the world by assigning destinations the status of World Heritage...
Masks are the new normal.
The Ford Model T car is an American icon. Billed as the country's first affordable vehicle, it was released in 1908 by the Ford Motor Company under the direction of Henry Ford. Sold for between $260 and $850 (about $7,300 and $24,000 in 2020), the car allowed the middle class to become motorists. American daily life adapted itself to this new mobility, and the U.S. still remains a nation of drivers.
The possibilities with art are endless.
Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc is known for traveling the globe as she photographs women for her Atlas of Beauty.
Photographer Craig Varjabedian is known for his stunning portrait series celebrating the lives and cultures of Native Americans. The Native Light Photo Collaboration project sees Varjabedian working with Indigenous people around New Mexico to create photographs that highlight their spirit. By working together, photographer and model have equal control and, therefore, the images avoid the exploitation that can sometimes occur in this genre of photography.
Have you heard of the kotatsu?
The ocean is full of incredible aquatic creatures that we rarely have a chance to see in our day-to-day life.
As the first cities emerged in Mesopotamia thousands of years ago, water systems became critical in order to continually supply growing urban populations. Ancient Romans built giant aqueducts; the Greeks developed pressurized plumbing. Perhaps most famous for their stepped-pyramids, the Mayans were also among the ancient civilizations to develop a sophisticated use of water.
Vancouver-based web developer Victor Temprano is creating a valuable resource to help better understand the complex history of the world (especially...
There are 950 species of sea urchins living on seabeds, making them one of the most widespread and common echinoderms...