Tech

San Francisco startup Bumblebee Spaces can make small apartments livable for remote work by turning studios into offices and storing furniture in the ceiling — see how it works

Smart-home robotics company Bumblebee was started by an Apple and Tesla veteran. The company’s robot technology stores furniture in the ceiling when not in use. Bumblebee can convert bedrooms into offices, exercise studios, and more. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home orders have made […]
San Francisco startup Bumblebee Spaces can make small apartments livable for remote work by turning studios into offices and storing furniture in the ceiling — see how it works
Tech

Late Kleiner Perkins cofounder Frank Caufield’s 12-acre California estate just sold for more than $32 million to a mystery buyer — see inside

Frank Caufield’s California mansion was bought by an anonymous buyer for $US32 million. Caufield was a VC and founded Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The house had an unusually high amount of interest, according to realtors. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Montecito, California estate of late venture […]
Late Kleiner Perkins cofounder Frank Caufield’s 12-acre California estate just sold for more than $32 million to a mystery buyer — see inside
Lifestyle

How architects use feng shui to design buildings

Feng shui is about creating harmony by finding ways to connect manmade things with nature through design. Architects from around the world have made major design decisions based on feng shui. Some of the popular buildings that were inspired by feng shui principles are the Louvre Museum, the Sydney Opera […]
How architects use feng shui to design buildings
Lifestyle

Inside ‘Underground House Plan B,’ a socially distanced, survivalist bunker home that you’d want to live in even if the world doesn’t come to an end

A design concept for a subterranean doomsday shelter is reimagining the future of apocalypse-proof living. Called “Underground House Plan B,” the flying-saucer-shaped bunker combines high-security systems like a fireproof evacuation ring with the comforts of a modern, above-ground home. Plan B uses LED lights, image projections, and greenery to make […]
Inside ‘Underground House Plan B,’ a socially distanced, survivalist bunker home that you’d want to live in even if the world doesn’t come to an end
Lifestyle

You can go whale watching and experience Norway’s breathtaking scenery at a museum in the Arctic Circle that’s shaped like a whale

Located on Andøya island in Norway, The Whale museum allows visitors to learn more about marine life and go whale watching. Dorte Mandrup’s design for The Whale was chosen following strong competition from some of Europe’s biggest architects. Development had been recently halted when an ancient Viking mound was discovered […]
You can go whale watching and experience Norway’s breathtaking scenery at a museum in the Arctic Circle that’s shaped like a whale
Lifestyle

A $40-per-night hotel in Bali with Instagrammable ‘tunnel views’ of the ocean and mountains is being called the most beautifully designed hotel of 2020. Take a look inside.

A boutique hotel in north Bali with rates starting at $US43 per night is being called the most beautifully designed hotel of the year. The Tiing hotel won the public vote award for best hospitality concept of the year in the third annual Dezeen Awards, which recognises the best architecture, […]
A $40-per-night hotel in Bali with Instagrammable ‘tunnel views’ of the ocean and mountains is being called the most beautifully designed hotel of 2020. Take a look inside.