Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A custom Porsche 911 Safari, edible invasive species, a hotel in space and more from around the web

2021’s Dazzling Stargazing Events Following 2020’s uncommon and inspiring roster of celestial happenings, 2021’s heavenly events will keep us gazing skyward. From February’s Venus-Jupiter conjunction to May’s “Blood moon” total lunar eclipse and the peak of the Perseid meteor showers in August, spectacular astronomical delights will unfurl. While some will cross entire continents, others will manifest in specific destinations. See all of this cosmic calendar—and …

Architects Reimagine a Hospital to be More Like Home

Architects Yuexin Yu and Dessery Dai received an honorable mention from arch out loud (an architecture research initiative) for their concept reimagining and redesigning a hospital to more closely resemble spaces within the home. Essentially including living spaces within a fully-fledged health facility, the design removes the distance between patients and their family. Friends or family can live on-site, while the space makes room for …

Best of CH 2020: Instagram

Selections from our most-liked posts on the social media platform

The COOL HUNTING Instagram offers our editorial team (and a few contributors) an opportunity to share moments of inspiration. In previous years, our posts were taken during in-person experiences and adventures. This year, however, meant looking into our archive of original imagery quite a bit and sharing what continues to move us. As with the site, the word design—and its flexible definition—guides all that we …