Project Spotlight: Recycling World Cup Stadiums for Affordable Housing, Casa Futebol | TyPennington.com

Design Spotlight | Casa Futebol & World Cup Stadiums

In the days leading up to the long-awaited 2014 World Cup, protests ravaged the streets of Brazil . And even though many factors contributed to civil unrest, one of them was definitely the unforeseen consequences of FIFA’s influence over the country. For example, what’s going to happen to the 12 enormous stadiums after the fans and players leave? …

Go Green: Biophilic Cities and Communities by Ty Pennington

Design Spotlight | Biophilic Cities and Design

Biophilic design. We’ve all heard of eco-friendly design and different ways to shrink our carbon footprint. I’ve also shared tips for bringing the outdoors into your home, but there are some earth-friendly ideas circulating the design and architecture community that affects each and every one of us. This revolutionary movement was popularized by Harvard University myrmecologist and conservationist, …

Design Notes: How to Mix Metals in Your Space by David Brian Sanders

Design | How to Mix Metals in Your Space

So we can all acknowledge that all professional fields have rules, whether you’re in the field of fashion, interior design, law, architecture, or engineering, etc.  Then there are those rules you hear about that we abide by them because we’ve just heard them one to many times and we’ve been brainwashed (so to speak).  For example, ever …