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  • Frederick Fisher Wine Country Estate for Sale

    Overlooking the nearly 20-acre site, this award-winning house by architect Frederick Fisher boasts a restaurant-style kitchen, pool, courtyard, fire pit, extensive patios, window walls, and a drought-tolerant landscape by renowned landscape architect George Girvin.

     
  • Architect's Own House for Sale

    Award-winning architect David Jameson has put his family's former home on the market for $2.19 million. This modern masterpiece in white features two walled courtyards, one with a pool and spa. Oversized windows let in natural light while touches of natural wood and stone add warmth to the...

     
  • The Glass House Gets Fogged Out

    Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya has designed a site-specific installation called Veil that envelopes Philip Johnson's Glass House in a dense fog. Intended as an opaque contrast to the transparent architecture, the fog will cover the house every hour through November 30.

     
  • Wexford The Kennedy Retreat

    Jacqueline Onassis Kennedy was known for her design savvy, but many don't know that she designed a house for her family in Middleburg, Virginia. Although the architect of record was Winchester, Va.,-based Keith Williams, Kennedy sketched the floor plans and elevations for the simple farmhouse with...

     
  • Sci-fi Solution for Protecting Farnsworth House

    Flooding problems force a preservationist organization to devise a way to protect a Mies van der Rohe masterpiece without compromising it's design integrity.

     
  • Postcard from Milan: Architects' Houses and Infinite Stairs

    A peek inside starchitect's houses, Daniel Libeskind and Marina Abramovic are new fast friends, and other moments from the exhibitions and installations of i Saloni.

     
  • LACMA Selects Five Recipients for its Inaugural Art + Technology Lab Grant Awards

    To support the intersection of—you guessed it—art and technology, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has awarded grants of up to $50,000 to artists whose works exemplify the experimental.

     
  • 6 Crazy Drones You Won't Believe Exist

    From penguin-like flying drones to 15,000-ton naval destroyers, drones are quite varied in size and intelligence. Mashable's Max Knoblauch shares six strange examples.

     
  • 1 Month Since Flight 370 Vanished: A Complete Timeline

    It's been one month since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 dropped off radar screens. Here's everything we know about its mysterious disappearance.

     
  • Young Americans are Having Dogs Instead of Babies

    The fewer babies Americans give birth to, the more small dogs they seem to buy. Birth rates in the US have fallen from nearly 70 per 1,000 women in 2007, to under 63 last year-a 10% tumble. American women birthed almost 400,000 fewer little humans in 2013 than they did six years before. The...

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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