Norm Architects Completes Warm And Tactile Interior For Copenhagen Restaurant

Danish practice Norm Architects used a palette of dark and warm materials combined with minimal tube lighting to create an “intimate and cosy atmosphere” at this wine bar and restaurant in Copenhagen. Copenhagen-based Norm Architects was tasked with designing the interior of new venue Nærvær, which is situated within a modern building in the Christianshavn area of the city.…

Apple Unveils “Breakthrough Home Speaker” To Rival Amazon And Google

Apple has revealed its voice-controlled HomePod speaker, a competitor to smart home devices Amazon Echo and Google Home. Apple announced the launch of HomePod today at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. The Siri-enabled speaker links up with the Apple Home app, allowing users to control their connected smart home devices by voice, without touching their…

Snøhetta’s Harvard HouseZero Aims To “Solve One Of the World’s Biggest Energy Problems”

Harvard University, Snøhetta and Skanska Technology have teamed up to retrofit an old house, demonstrating how existing buildings can be made more energy efficient to help address climate change. Dubbed Harvard HouseZero, the project calls for transforming the Cambridge,Massachusetts, headquarters of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities, which was founded in 2014 by the…

Trevor Horne Architects Completes 12-Sided Art Gallery In South London Park

London studio Trevor Horne Architects has completed a gallery and apartment building on the site of the former Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, featuring folded brickwalls topped with a glazed events space. The building on Tyers Street is the first permanent location for Cabinet Gallery, which was founded in Brixton in 1991 but had previously been operating from premises in…

11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.

Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.