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Thousands of years ago, the ancient Egyptians created a blue pigment which they used in their depictions of gods and royalty. Derived from calcium copper silicate, the substance is now known as Egyptian blue – and it could be used to both save power and generate electricity... Continue Reading Ancient Egyptian pigment may find use on power-saving roofs Category: Science Tags:
Expansive angled roofs crown this desert house by Arizona firm Kendle Design Collaborative, protecting and shading spaces between walls of rammed earth and exposed concrete. Read more
American firm Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects has created a dwelling in the Pacific Northwest that consists of timber-clad volumes that step down a rocky hillside. Read more
This summer house in the Estonian village of Muraste comprises a cluster of timber volumes topped with faceted roofs and triangular roof lights that allow natural light to pour into the interiors. Read more
As we near the end of our series celebrating Palm Springs' mid-century architecture, coinciding with the city's Modernism Week, here's a look at the chalet-esque houses that Charles DuBois designed to stand out from their neighbours. Read more
Three vaulted structures built using compressed soil-cement tiles form a canopy at this cricket pavilion in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, which looks out across the ground and a wetland valley. Read more


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