World's Most Beautiful Public Bathroom Sits On Faraway Island

What do you think of when you hear the words "public toilet?" Off-white tiles that were selected to minimize costs? Damp floors that never seem to dry? The subtle smell of Lysol? Stalin-era toilet paper? Whatever disturbing images these words may trigger, most will agree that public restrooms are cringe-worthy — and… » 4/03/14 10:42am 4/03/14 10:42am

Not Just Amtrak! 7 Residencies for Architects and Designers

Ever thought about writing on a train for a few days? Me neither. But Amtrak is offering writers a chance to take the long trip of their choice in a private sleeper cabin, with space to make whatever they choose. #AmtrakResidency has a rolling admission process that lasts until March 31, 2015, but there is no reason to … » 3/24/14 11:04am 3/24/14 11:04am

Vote for Kick-Ass Design Projects Over at Architizer

The Architizer A+ Awards are open for public voting, and it's well worth the time to click through and choose your favorites. There are some really great projects—and a few duds—but certainly a wide range of spaces, materials, and building types for just about anyone, from strangely gorgeous parking garages to Romantic … » 3/05/14 7:21am 3/05/14 7:21am