Architecture

January 28, 2023

Expandable Cabin Slides Open So You Can Always Sleep Under the Stars

Inspired by his love of nature and its healing abilities, designer Caspar Schols created a cabin that slides open for an unparalleled indoor-outdoor experience. ANNA Stay is the newest iteration of this cabin. Made from timber and glass, ANNA has two sliding shells that are adapted to any climate and can be separated when you want a breath of fresh air.

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January 22, 2023

Learn About the Louvre: Discover 10 Facts About the Famous French Museum

A cultural landmark of France and a world-renowned institution, no trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Louvre. With over 7,500 paintings and approximately 38,000 objects, this 15-acre complex is a destination for every art and history lover. And while many are familiar with the Louvre as the home of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, there is a lot more to unpack about the structure's long, storied past.

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January 2, 2023

Cat Café in Shanghai is the Pawfect Hangout for Adventurous Felines

Cats are elegant yet fun, poised yet daring. So, why not provide them with a playground that brings together these characteristics? Tristy of the CATS is a cat café located in Shanghai that reminds us that style and playfulness can beautifully coexist. The creators of this brilliant design are the studio Parallect Design, and it has transformed an oddly-structured and run-down building into a unique kitty wonderland.

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December 27, 2022

Vibrant Mosaic Façade Created From a Rainbow Array of Recycled Barrel Lids

An array of recycled rainbow-colored barrel lids lines the façade of the Centro Nacional de Artesanato e Design (National Arts, Crafts, and Design Center) in Mindelo on Sao Vicente island that's part of the Cabo Verde archipelago. Created by Ramos Castellano Arquitectos, the vibrant circles are a unique outer shell to the renovated space within.  They are not only eye-catching, but also functional; the lids can be angled (like blinds)

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