Long considered nature’s arch multi-taskers, one group of the world’s 20,000-odd species of bees is busier than most.
For over a hundred years, South Whitfield Street has been the home of a distinctive five-storey building, the YMCA in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighbourhood—today, the city landmark has been transformed into the Ace Hotel chain’s first expansion into the northeast Rust Belt.
Did you feel that? That little stretch as your legs pulled away from your body, that little squeeze as your sides squished together for a fraction of a moment?
The most depressing part of the story: it’s the same old story.
While many of their projects have an eco-message, what sets Studio Swine apart from other design studios is their desire to elevate so-called waste products into the luxury sphere.
Cameron Sinclair wants to be an urban acupuncturist, treating a community with a light, precise touch instead of driving a giant spike into it.
Wheels Up isn’t the only company offering private aviation. But they do business differently, functioning more like a private club than an ownership group.
It is not for nothing that Italy is known as a nexus of good food, where, at the end of the day, it is all about the seeds.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: The sound emanating from within C. Bechstein’s piano factory in the sleepy German town of Seifhennersdorf, Saxony, is a cacophony of keys being tested, the guttural sawing of wood, and, at one workbench, a radio softly playing American pop music.