1957 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster

Owned by a single family since 1967 and stored in a dry Texas garage for over 40 years, this 1957 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster is ripe for restoration. It’s almost entirely original, including the matching-numbers 1,582 cc OHV four-cylinder engine and four-speed, fully synchronized manual transmission. Continue reading

Experimental Brick Pavilion

In front of the opportunity about experimentation in a domestic work of a small scale, it’s developed a series of essays that constitute the frame theorical-practical of the project, manipulating a traditional element of our constructive culture in search new meanings and possibilities. Continue reading

How to Start a Vertical Garden?

Choose a Wall

For vertical garden-building advice, we talked to Philip Yates

of the Singer Hill Café in Oregon City,
Ore., founder of website The Vertical Garden Institute.Yates says he learned through a lot of trial
and error, and also used the book The Vertical Garden by
Patrick Blanc, a botanist considered the inventor of vertical gardens, as a guide.

Start by choosing a wall. “If you’ve got a wall that’s ugly, that’s the one you’re going to want to do,” Yates says. The good news is that almost any wall will do, and unless you want to build a very large vertical garden or plant trees, you don’t need to worry about weight load. Continue reading

Antarctica as Seen From Space

This Image Really Puts the Size of Antarctica Into Perspective

Antarctica as seen from spaceAntarctica is Earth’s southernmost continent and is surrounded by the Southern Ocean. At 14.0 million km2 (5.4 million sq mi), it is the fifth-largest continent in area after Asia, Africa, North America, and South America. About 98% of Antarctica is covered by ice that averages at least 1 mile (1.6 km) in thickness, which extends to all but the northernmost reaches of the Antarctic Peninsula. Continue reading