Top human vs computer matchups over the years

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Since the development of Artificial Intelligence, technology’s boundaries have been pushed, challenging it to think and act faster than a human. The best minds have been pitted against machines to see who comes out on top. Take a look at some of the best human vs. computer contests over the […]

Thank you, Barack Obama tells the American people

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Deniz Taşkın: deniz@dzgn.co – ‘Thank you,’ Obama tells the American people as he leaves Oval Office for final time on January 20. Just before 9:30 a.m., President Barack Obama left the Oval Office for the final time. As he did, reporters asked, “Feeling nostalgic?” Obama responded, “Of course.” Another reporter […]

New York City condo sells for record $100,471,452.77

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It just got a lot harder to keep up with the Joneses in Manhattan’s “Billionaire’s Row.” A record-breaking $100 million luxury residence was purchased on Dec.23. The buyer, whose identity has not been revealed, dished out more than $100 million ($100,471,452.77 to be exact) for a two-level duplex penthouse in […]

Halfway Pool House

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Set in a remote district just outside Halfway, Oregon, this working ranch required a water reserve for fire fighting for the newly constructed ranch house. This pragmatic requirement was the catalyst for the unique design approach – having the water reserve serve a dual purpose: fitness and firefighting. Borrowing from the […]

Lido Isle

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The challenge of this major remodel was to update a tired beach bungalow constructed in the 1950s without losing the home’s broken-in, walk-around-barefoot feel. Drawing inspiration from the home’s location on the bay front of Lido Island, a community developed in the first half of the 20th century in Newport […]

White Street Loft

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WORKac has recently completed its most ambitious interior to date – a 6,000 SF loft apartment that encompasses a full ground floor, half a basement and one third of a sub-basement: an “inverse triplex” for a family of four that loves to entertain. For more than four years, WORKac has […]

Silverspur: Modernist Office Building

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Silverspur is a 30,000 square foot renovation to a modernist office building located on the Palos Verdes peninsula in Southern California. On the interior small offices were removed to create large, open loft spaces and sustainable design elements were integrated. On the exterior a new facade was developed to both […]

West Village Townhouse

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West Village Townhouse is located in New York. Project includes the interior design of the property. The entire interior decorating is created with natural earth colors. A home design in the most natural style. Natural materials and colors such as beiges, browns, dirty whites, grays and similar other color tones […]

The Brentwood Residence

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The Brentwood residence is situated on a one acre hillside parcel in the low lying hills below the Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The downslope portion of the property faces South, with downtown views to the East and views to Palos Verdes and the Pacific Ocean to the West. The […]

Glamorous Airstream Ranch House

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“When I came across the HofArc website I was pulled deeper into the possibilities,” added Belle who treasures Western living with her husband, Vic, in Wyoming and Texas.  “We do not currently own an Airstream to design, but we have looked at thousands over the past year.” HofArc found the ideal Airstream for […]

Surfhouse in Hermosa Beach

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The Surfhouse appears as an abstract block of ebonized cedar a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean in Hermosa Beach. The site is very small. While typical lots in the area measure 120′ x 40′, the allowable building area for the Surfhouse measures just 33′ x 24′. XTEN approached the […]

Unfolding Apartment: A 450 Square Foot Studio

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Bigger than furniture; smaller than architecture. A renovation of a 450 square foot studio in Manhattan. The challenge is to incorporate all of the aspects of a larger space for work and entertaining within a compact studio apartment. The strategy is one of extreme density. A single oversized custom cabinetry […]