• Olson Kundig designs glass cabin with drawbridge-style shutters
    False Bay Writer's Cabin by architecture firm Olson Kundig in the USA has three glass sides surrounded by decks that double as shutters when pulled up like a drawbridge. This unique feature allows the owners to secure their guest house cabin in San Juan Island, Washington, when not using it as... Read more »
  • Ten dining rooms in American homes that are a feast for the eyes
    With glimpses of the seaside to views of the Rocky Mountains, we've rounded up 10 dining rooms in American houses that would be spectacular settings for a Thanksgiving dinner. This is the latest roundup in a series providing visual inspiration for the home. Previous articles in the series showcased cosy living... Read more »
  • OMA designs underwater sculpture park The ReefLine for Miami Beach
    Architecture firm OMA is building a seven-mile-long, underwater sculpture park, which it says will bolster the shoreline of Miami Beach against the effects of climate change and include installations that can only be viewed while snorkeling. Initiated by Argentinian curator Ximena Caminos, The ReefLine is intended to respond to, and... Read more »
  • Mississippi votes to officially adopt In God We Trust flag
    People in Mississippi have voted to replace the state's official flag, which incorporated the Confederate battle emblem, with a design that has a magnolia blossom in its centre. Designed by Rocky Vaughan, with support from Sue Anna Joe, Kara Giles and Dominique Pugh, the new flag is called In God We Trust. Flag... Read more »
  • Den Cabin Kit is a DIY wooden guesthouse that can be built in a few days
    Cabin-design company Den has launched a flat-packed, kit-of-parts for a steeply pitched cabin, known as an A-frame, that can be assembled in just a few days. The 115-square-foot (10.68-square-metre) Den Cabin Kit has slanted wooden walls with a large triangular window. It is designed to be an ideal guest house, yoga... Read more »

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