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These Sketching Tutorials Will Make You Want to Bust Out Your Moleskine Right Now

Even as architecture moves deeper into the digital realm, drafting and rendering by hand remains quintessential to the craft. The George Architect …

Shadowless Skyscrapers Designed For London

Hey, who turned on the lights?<p>London isn't exactly known for its bright and sunny climate, so the idea of more skyscrapers darkening the horizon of that metropolis isn't very appealing to people who enjoy seeing the sun every once in a while. But the skyscrapers are coming. A projected 250 are …

10 Best Title Sequences of 2014 According to Art of the Title

Minimal cookbook presents Japanese sweet ingredients as colour swatches

Ingredients are displayed like fabric samples to help western readers recreate traditional Japanese sweets with common foods, in this cookbook by …

The Top Places To Watch Architectural Lectures Online

The online lecture, similar to the podcast, is an easy, often entertaining way of absorbing knowledge and the opinions of thinkers and practitioners …

Herzog & de Meuron

S-House / Yuusuke Karasawa Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is a small house built in a residential area near Omiya station in Saitama. Two 50m2 floors …

Design

Primary School Tanouan Ibi / LEVS architecten

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Primary School Tanouan Ibi is a sustainable building which stands at the edge of a village in the vast …

Architecture

House in Byoubugaura / Takeshi Hosaka

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A house with a basement and two floors above ground was planned in a residential area in Yokohama, which …

Japan

Incheon Children Science Museum / HAEAHN Architecture + Yooshin Architects & Engineers + Seongwoo Engineering & Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Incheon Children’s Science Museum is located at the entrance of KyeYang Mountain in Bang Chug-Dong, …

Roomroom / Takeshi Hosaka

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a house for a hearing-impaired couple and two children with no impairment.<p>The site is located in …

Communicate

MORA Residential Building / ADNBA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project is an intervention in a historic area of central Bucharest, within a neighborhood with …

Design

D.S Nursery / HIBINOSEKKEI + Youji no Shiro

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is surrounded by rice field where wind blows through well. This is one of the areas with much …

Le Meridien Zhengzhou / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Framing a Journey through the City<p>In their design for Le Meridien hotel, Shanghai-based firm Neri&Hu …

Syrian Refugee Camp Becoming Impromptu City

As the Syrian civil war continues to rage, more and more Syrian citizens are emigrating across the border to refugee camps in Jordan. While these …

Kobato Nursery School / so1architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is an extension project of an existing nursing school building, which was partially demolished. The …

Desert Courtyard House / Wendell Burnette Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is a peninsula of granite outcroppings and towering Saguaro cacti surrounded on all sides by …

Architecture

750 Cubic Meters of Extracted Concrete Turned This Nazi Bunker Into a Gallery & Home

In a cultural capital like Berlin, where ‘pop-up’ stores appear in abandoned warehouses, local brands emerge from stores over-run with squatters, and …

Duque Motta & AA designs punctured concrete volumes for Chilean university faculty

A team of Chilean architects has completed a new business faculty for Diego Portales University comprising a pair of concrete boxes with balconies …

Shugoin / Love Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site is in a city block between a highway and a shopping street and resembles a sandbank. In …

Design

Sustainable Design-Build Projects from Seven Universities Around the World

Interdisciplinary teams from the University of Sao Paulo, Delft University, and five other post-secondary institutions are currently exploring …

Sustainability

Obama's big environmental move: Power plants to cut carbon pollution

<b>(CNN) —</b> For decades, U.S. climate change policy amounted to a hypocrisy associated with bad parenting: "Do as I say, not as I do."<p>That began to change Monday when President Barack Obama's administration announced its boldest step yet to reduce the nation's biggest source of pollution blamed for …

The Future of Brick: Biodegradable And Bacterial

MoMA’s PS1 exhibit in Queens is a showcase for young architects with lofty ideas. This year’s winning firm “The Living” designed "Hi-Fy" - a …

These Solar Roads Could Power The Entire Country

The founders of the Solar Roadways project want to cover every highway in thick, LED-lit glass.<p>There are nearly 18,000 square miles of roads in the U.S., an area that’s bigger than the entire states of New Hampshire and Massachusetts combined. By some estimates, there are also as many as 2 billion …

Designers design for the 1% – it's time to start designing for the 99%

The future of design lies in products that give sense and meaning to people, writes Nille Juul-Sørensen<p>"Why would the CEO of the Danish Design Centre (literally) kick a design icon on stage during his TedX talk?" Many people have asked me this question over the last few months. Don't I like icons? …

Seaweed, Salt, Potatoes, & More: Seven Unusual Materials with Architectural Applications

<i>The following article is presented by ArchDaily Materials. In this article, originally published by Metropolis Magazine, Lara Kristin Herndon and</i> …

CLOG : PRISONS Launch Event at Spitzer School of Architecture

<i>From CLOG.</i> In many countries, architects assume that designing to meet the local building code assures that their buildings are safe for the public. …