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What modern architects learn from Taj Mahal’s cool buildings without air conditioning

Immediately upon entering, the architectural context of the Taj Mahal stands out Microsoft Office in Noida, North IndiaBathed in ivory white and dotted with graceful arches and “jaalis” (perforated lattice screens), the office is a visual ode to both Grandeza del Taj Mahal As a state-of-the-art workplace. Rays of light penetrate complex curtains FakeCreating a …

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Cool Bedroom Ideas: 11 Schemes That Mix Style and Comfort

Great bedroom ideas are all about balancing comfort and style. While bedrooms need to serve as functional sleeping spaces, being private spaces, they also provide an opportunity to truly express your personality and creativity when it comes to interior design. Whether you’re adding distinctive artwork, playful lighting, incorporating smart technology or ingenious storage solutions, there …

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Higher mortgage costs cool home sales as Fed sends interest rates higher

Signs of a struggling economy persist. And how high interest rates will go and what that means for the nation remains difficult to predict. Estimates for this quarter’s gross domestic product, the measure of the country’s economic activity, dropped to 0.3 percent after housing news this week. Falling GDP can indicate a contracting economy or …

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Nova Scotian Design and Materials Inform The Muir, Autograph Collection Hotel – COOL HUNTING®

Along the bustling waterfront of Halifax – the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia – the Muir, Autograph Collection welcomes guests to a meticulous hospitality experience. From its unique architecture and quiet design to excellent service and exciting F&B outlets, the hotel exceeds expectations. The Nova Scotian practice of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects is …

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Northern brings Nordic Cool + Craft to the US with new home accessories

What do you get when you cross a cutting-edge Nordic design aesthetic with traditional handcrafted simplicity? The answer is North. The Norwegian lighting studio (formerly known as Northern Lighting) turned global design brand now creates modern home goods and accessories defined by its sense of laid-back luxury, meticulous craftsmanship and thoughtful multi-functionality. Designed to be …

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