space design

A Dutch Bookshop Goes Goth, In a 15th-Century Cathedral

A Dutch Bookshop Goes Goth, In a 15th-Century Cathedral

“Not much is really sacred,” Bob Dylan raspily mourned, citing “flesh-colored Christs that glow in the dark” and other choice bits of consumerism as evidence. A... »

Infographic: 8 of History’s Biggest Design Failures

Infographic: 8 of History’s Biggest Design Failures

Frank Lloyd Wright famously observed that “A doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.” And that was long... »

Bjarke Ingels Builds an Undulating Rec Center for His Old High School

Bjarke Ingels Builds an Undulating Rec Center for His Old High School

Do high school reunions really exist outside of television and film? If so, Bjarke Ingels is showing up to his next one with the best (or second best) humblebra... »

5 Must-Have Spaces for Your Office

5 Must-Have Spaces for Your Office

Everyone has heard of the workplace of the future–touted as a utopian, wide-open space with few divisions and natural light throughout–but there are... »

Jeanne Gang to Build Dorm That’s Googleplex-Meets-Hogwarts

Jeanne Gang to Build Dorm That’s Googleplex-Meets-Hogwarts

When your university’s unofficial motto is “where fun comes to die,” your upperclassmen might be forgiven for fleeing campus housing in droves. But as the Unive... »

Tour Google’s New Dublin Campus, a Playground for Nerds

Tour Google’s New Dublin Campus, a Playground for Nerds

By all accounts, it’s fun to work at Google. How could it not be, with all those slides, lounge chairs, and espresso cafes to keep you happy (read: productive) ... »

A Gorgeous Screen That’s Also an Elaborate Cityscape

A Gorgeous Screen That’s Also an Elaborate Cityscape

When Utrecht’s Centraal Museum commissioned a new installation from Amsterdam-based design and research office Rietveld Landscape, they gave the studio two dire... »

What Makes a Cool Office?

What Makes a Cool Office?

Short answer: It’s more than just a billiards table and free soda. Design buffs weigh in on how to build a creative, collaborative, and innovative workspa... »

Inside the Latest Office-Design Craze: Hot Desking

Inside the Latest Office-Design Craze: Hot Desking

As cloud computing and wireless Internet become ubiquitous, workers are cordless. Who needs a cube, much less an office? Just follow the leads of these cool com... »

How Quid Built a Beautiful Start-up Headquarters on a Dime

How Quid Built a Beautiful Start-up Headquarters on a Dime

Tour this extremely well-designed space in San Francisco that houses a team of data scientists. Bonus: It was created on the cheap. When Bob Goodson first walke... »

Apple Updates Cupertino Campus 2 Proposal with Additional Bike Paths, Street Renderings and Parking

Apple Updates Cupertino Campus 2 Proposal with Additional Bike Paths, Street Renderings and Parking

  Apple has submitted a revised proposal for its upcoming spaceship-like campus in Cupertino, adding details of bike paths and access, street enhancements ... »

Awesome Offices: inside another 6 fantastic startup workplaces in New York

Awesome Offices: inside another 6 fantastic startup workplaces in New York

  Last month you got a peek inside 15 of New York’s coolest startup office spaces. But that doesn’t mean that we’re finished. So, for another bite in the B... »

Awesome Offices: inside another 6 fantastic startup workplaces in New York

Awesome Offices: inside another 6 fantastic startup workplaces in New York

  Last month you got a peek inside 15 of New York’s coolest startup office spaces. But that doesn’t mean that we’re finished. So, for another bite in the B... »

A First Look at the “Grand Central Station” of San Francisco

A First Look at the “Grand Central Station” of San Francisco

  San Francisco is at a crossroads. On one side, a skyrocketing real estate market and loads of entrepreneurs eager to take on civic projects. On the other... »

Facebook gets green light to build Gehry-designed campus extension

Facebook gets green light to build Gehry-designed campus extension

  Facebook has been given the go ahead to start building its swish new Menlo Park campus extension. The city’s mayor, Peter Ohtaki, gave the social network... »