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Landscape Photography Basics for Beginners

The nice thing about landscape photography is that you can take great photos with any gear, whether it’s your smartphone or a professional-grade DSLR. Of course, the key to ...

Take Epic Landscape Photos With These Easy Tips

One of the problems I had with my photos early on in my photography career is that they just didn’t have a lot of impact. I was confused as to why this was happening, too, ...

White Concrete Volumes Conceal Bright Red Auditorium in Dominique Coulon & Associes’ Theatre

Stacked white, concrete volumes conceal the vibrant red, pink and orange interior of this theatre in the former mining town of Freyming-Merlebach by Dominique Coulon & ...

Emrys Architects uses Timber Inserts to Convert East London Ironworks into Artists’ Studios

A huge bank of bleachers acts as a gathering point at the centre of this studio complex created by Emrys Architects within a listed ironworks in the Isle of Dogs, ...

Plasma Studio’s Copper-Clad Apartment Block has Huge Windows Facing the Dolomites

Floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to wake up to views of the Dolomites at this complex of copper-clad holiday apartments in northern Italy by Plasma Studio. Architecture ...

S&T Architects designs poolside retreat in Ukrainian mountains

Ukrainian studio S&T Architects has released detailed renders showing its design for a summer retreat in the Carpathian Mountains, comprising two concrete and glass ...

Knoll Ppens LA Store based on Moroccan Castle by Johnston Marklee

US furniture brand Knoll has opened a store in Los Angeles designed by local architecture firm Johnston Marklee, with white archways modelled on its former president’s ...

Maayan Zusman Replaces Walls with Cabinets to Save Space in Tiny Tel Aviv Apartment

A dining table that partly disappears into a seating nook and storage built into partition walls are among the space-saving solutions employed by interior designer Maayan ...

Shoe Box Apartment in Beirut Packs Everything into 15 Square Metres

Lebanese studio Eliemetni has squeezed everything a guest could need into a micro studio apartment on the roof of an old building in the Achrafieh district of Beirut. ...

Dog nook and fireman’s pole feature in laneway house by Studio North

Canadian firm Studio North has built a two-storey residence in Calgary with design features including a built-in dog bed, a lofted niche and a pole for scaling. Withrow ...