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The Oldest Libraries Around the World

It’s no secret around here that we’re a little bit obsessed with libraries — their collections, stunning designs, and sometimes playful interiors. After reading news this week about the restoration of Morocco’s Al Qarawiyyin Library, featured below, we knew it was time to take a trip around the world to highlight some of the oldest libraries in existence — repositories of ancient art and architecture, history, and prized books. 960 more words

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Place Vendôme

Place Vendôme, Digital artwork, Paris 2015 / Vienna 2016

Necessities...

Through Their Eyes and Into Their Hearts

Monday night  was  the exhibition of our trip to India in 2015.   It was a story on  a wall of photographs, sketches, funny photos with funnier quotes, a wall of student architectural designs, and all covered by colorful scarves and sari sashes displayed as in the bazaars all over India. 209 more words

ECO-FRIENDLY FEATURES FOR LUXURY HOMES

from the CHRISTIE’S  Luxury Defined Blog

For the world’s most innovative designers and architects, green is the new black

Moments from Mecox Bay and the Hamptons finest Atlantic Ocean beaches, this newly constructed traditional cedar-shingle home is LEED certified for eco-friendly living. 10 more words
Carla Thorning

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Interesting architecture and design. Inspiring architects.

Architecture & Design

Street Snaps: Yellow

When I was traveling, yellow happens to be one of the colour that always pop into my eyes. Seeing the colour always remind me of how grey Vancouver is as a city. 95 more words

Design