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This gorgeous greenhouse-like home in the Netherlands soaks up daylight

From beneath this traditional thatched roof in the Netherlands emerges a stunning glass greenhouse. Lochem-based Maas Architecten conceived the …

Netherlands

31 incredible photos of Dubai from above

Dubai spares no expense when making its cityscape the most jaw-dropping in the world.<p>In the 2000s, the emirate dropped nearly $600 billion into constructing the world's tallest tower, biggest man-made island, and most luxurious hotel, among other architectural feats.<p>These aerial photos of Dubai …

Skyscrapers

Zaha Hadid Architects to build world’s greenest football stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) just won a design competition for a new football stadium built almost entirely from wood. The proejct is a world-first in …

Stay in a Glass House Inspired by Philip Johnson

The Baglioni Hotel Carlton in Milan now offers a unique experience in a glass villa<p>You may not be able to sleep in Philip Johnson’s Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut, but now you can stay in a glass villa inspired by it in the Italian countryside. Guests of Baglioni Hotel Carlton in …

Architecture

Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Calatrava open Dubai offices

Major architecture firms including Zaha Hadid Architects, Foster + Partners and Santiago Calatrava are setting up office in Dubai as the Middle …

Skyscrapers

Midcentury gem with original furniture goes on market for first time, asks $2.3M

Built by Mark Mills, an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> San Rafael, California<p><b>Price:</b> $2,295,000<p>The spirit of …

Richard Meier’s First Black Skyscraper Will Be in New York City

Starchitect Richard Meier will depart from his traditional white façades with his latest project, which will neighbor the United Nations Secretariat Building<p>A 42-story Richard Meier tower is rising on the far east side of Manhattan, and it’s a dark departure from the architect's signature white …

The Arts

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …

Architecture

miami architecture: OMA, zaha hadid + herzog & de meuron

<b>over the past few years, miami has emerged as an epicenter for architecture and design.</b> some of the field’s biggest names — including <b>zaha hadid</b> …

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Infinitus Plaza Breaks Ground in Guangzhou, China

Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled the design of the Guangzhou Infinitus Plaza in Baiyun New Town, Guangzhou, China, coinciding with the project’s …

This architect made a small apartment liveable by designing a loft bed with closet underneath

Living in a city can be expensive, and Stockholm, Sweden, is no exception. Sometimes you have to think creatively to imagine what can be achieved in …

Interior Design

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

Swimming Pools

Porsche Unveils the New Panamera, Its Fastest Four-Door Car

The latest version of the Panamera is sportier than its predecessor—and quicker, zipping from zero to 60 m.p.h. in 3.4 seconds<p>Since its founding in 1931, Porsche has been synonymous with speed. And while that still holds true, the brand has spent the past decade attempting to make its vehicles more …

The 20 Most Impressive Wooden Structures in the World

Architecture

Zaha Hadid: A complete list of unbuilt designs

Unbuilt, unrealized, and in-progress designs from the late architect's unfolding legacy<p>The architects at her firm, Zaha Hadid Architects, played key roles creating many of her masterpieces, as well as scores of forthcoming projects across the globe. After consulting with Zaha Hadid Architects, …

8 Groundbreaking Projects by Architect Zaha Hadid

The architecture profession has long been dominated by male “starchitects” and public figures. Iraqi-born Zaha Hadid, however, managed to break …

Architecture

This Lego-style home can be built in a few weeks with just a screwdriver

If you've ever fantasized about living in a real-life Lego home, your dream could finally come true.<p>French architecture firm Multipod Studio recently …

Beautiful Houses: Cabin in Norway

Today we will show you a breathtaking cabin in Sandefjord, Norway, a project by Lund Hagem. This place in pure inspiration. Nestled in an amazing …

Architecture

These architects are in the process of reshaping New York City’s skyline

New York has long been a laboratory for architecture—a “theater of progress,” as Rem Koolhaas called it in his seminal 1978 text, <i>Delirious New York</i>. Yet even within that tradition, 2016 is poised to be a defining year for New York’s future development. Already dubbed “the Manhattan skyline’s …

Architecture

Everything I ever knew or said about green sustainable design was probably wrong

The drawing above, or some version of it, has been part of every sustainable design class since about 1970: have lots of south facing windows …

Architecture

Mirage House With Infinity Pool On The Roof By Kois Associated Architects

An infinity pool will form the roof of this cavernous house designed by Athens studio Kois Associated Architects for the Greek island of …

Aegean Sea

American Architects Pick the 11 Best Buildings of the Year

There's no better compliment—and no more blistering insult—than one from your peers, especially when it comes to professions that trade in …

A Floating House that Glides Effortlessly on its Pool

This magical surrealistic vision of a house by Pitsou Kedem Architects looks for all the world like a mirage of an elaborate H-shaped pontoon.<p>This …