Travel

This airline is flying the only billion dollar route in the world

British Airways is flying a billion dollar-worth airplane route according to a report by the Official Airline Guide. And it’s the only one in the...

Peek inside a new hotel on Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

Visitors to the therapeutic waters of Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon now have the opportunity to stay there too as the resort has opened a hotel right...

Easter Island is reducing the length of time you can stay on the island

The mysterious nature of Easter Island (Rapa Nui) has made visiting the remote spot a dream trip for many avid travellers. But in order to preserve the...

A new heatwave has hit Europe, here’s what you need to know

It’s a hot, hot summer, especially for mainland Europe. The month of August has begun with a new heatwave sweeping the continent west to east, and...

After nearly two decades, Rome’s Palatine Hill reopens ancient walkway

An ancient pathway leading from the southern edges of the Eternal City’s Palatine Hill up to the Roman Forum is now open to the public after an 18-year wait. The...

Best of Arhitecture

Modaam Architects’ cafe aims to create a new kind of public space in Tehran

This cafe in the Iranian capital is designed to act as a semi-public venue in the city, where open gathering spaces are starting to become popular again...

Wooden arches traverse Hunan Slurp noodle shop by New Practice Studio

Curved slats of laminated wood cover the walls and ceiling of a Chinese restaurant in New York’s East Village by design firm New Practice Studio. Hunan Slurp is located...

Foster + Partners plans new Federation Square Apple Store to replace “Pizza Hut pagoda” design

Foster + Partners has completely overhauled its plans for an Apple Store in Melbourne’s Federation Square, but critics claim it has “simply swapped a Pizza Hut pagoda for...

COS looks to Mies and Mondrian for first Chicago store

The works of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and artist Piet Mondrian influenced the geometric and pared-back design of this shop for fashion brand COS. The first COS store...

Butler Armsden overhauls 1970s coastal home in northern California

Updated interior finishes and a new guest house are among the modifications that US studio Butler Armsden Architects has made to a 44-year-old, wood-clad residence that overlooks...

Whipple Russell creates modern white mansion overlooking Beverly Hills

Rectilinear forms and intersecting planes define this hilltop Californian home by Whipple Russell Architects, designed for a sports professional who wanted a home suitable for entertaining. The...