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Tiny house in Tokyo funnels light indoors with a curved roof

After spending a decade commuting to teach at Tokyo’s Waseda University and Art Architecture School, architect Takeshi Hosaka and his wife decided to leave their tiny 409-square-foot house in Yokohama for Tokyo, where they would build an even tinier house. Dubbed the Love2 House —the predecessor in Yokohama was called Love House—the micro-home spans just 334 square feet and is topped with a funnel-like roof to bring daylight deep inside the home. The tiny home features a minimalist and industrial…

Norway Hydrogen Fuel Station Explodes; Toyota, Hyundai Halt Fuel Cell Car Sales

A hydrogen fuel station exploded in Sandvika, Norway, on Monday, and because of it, fuel supplier Nel has closed 10 more stations in the country. As a result, both Toyota and Hyundai have issued pauses of deliveries of their hydrogen vehicles,…

World Cultural Council has announced the winners of the 2019 Albert Einstein World Award of Science

(Consejo Cultural Mundial) The winner of the 2019 Albert Einstein World Award of Science is Dr. Zhong Lin Wang, Chair and Regents Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, USA. The 2019 Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts will be presented to Portuguese independent film producer, Paulo Branco.

Under construction for 137 years, this famous Spanish basilica just got its building permit

A visionary architect and artist in the truest sense, Antoni Gaudí — godfather of Catalan Modernism — marched to the beat of his own drum. And while Gaudí was busy marching, it would appear that someone neglected to obtain a…

It's never too late to reinvent yourself

In 1953, the architect Le Corbusier was working on the design of La Tourette, a convent for the Dominican friars. His client, Père Marie-Alain Couturier, recommended that the architect visit Le Thoronet Abbey, built in the 12th and 13th centuries…

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Celebrate inclusivity and sustainability with these outdoor Pride activities

LGBTQ+-focused outdoor activities and safe spaces are increasing in number and visibility, and though there are more this month than ever, they are all part of a movement to promote inclusivity and representation among those who love the outdoors.