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Dreamscapes: 8 Architectural Visions for the Future of Cities

Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut’s fantastical structures and futuristic urban landscapes are not to everyone’s liking, but one thing is for sure: They always get the internet talking. The images below are a case in point: His vision for Paris portrays the French capital as an über green …

Art

3 Things I Hope Change in Architecture

Samantha Raburn is a newly licensed architect at Stantec Architecture in Plano, Texas. Her blog, The Aspiring Architect, recounts her journey to become qualified and acts as an insightful guide to all those following a similar path into the profession.<p>Last month’s #ArchiTalks series (a communal …

Disability

Acassuso House / VDV ARQ

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is built on an irregular corner lot, with 297 m2, located in a low-density residential …

Architecture

Is This the Most Relaxing Architecture Movie Ever Made?

For those of you in need of an escape after a long, hard week in the studio, here’s a wonderful video that will whisk you away to a world of serenity — complete with landmarks by some of your favorite architects, of course. Make sure to plug in your headphones for this one, and allow yourself a few …

Danish Twist: A Big House Looks Small in the Forest

For a new cabin in Denmark, a young family had somewhat conflicting desires: a large house that would look small, modern architecture that would …

Modern home in Sydney lets you dine with a pool view

Featuring a gorgeous combination of wood paneling and exposed concrete<p>This exquisite Sydney area home has a number of drool-worthy features, starting at the street. Its gridded facade is made primarily of wood-framed metal screens which will one day be overgrown by the home’s newly planted vines. …

3 big ways sustainable design will shape future cities

There’s always been something fantastical about imagining the cities of the future. As a society, we’ve curiously studied utopias and dystopias, …