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Lego replica of Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie shows off mind-blowing detail

It took 110 hours to recreate the Herzog & de Meuron concert hall<p>It’s no secret that architecture buffs are often also obsessed with Legos—from kits of iconic buildings to custom-built fantasy structures. But a massive, 20,000-block recreation of the Herzog & de Meuron-designed Elbphilharmonie …

The world’s skinniest skyscraper might never get finished

The cost of building the world’s skinniest skyscraper has ballooned so enormously that the 111 W. 57th St. project is facing imminent foreclosure …

Beyond Billionaires' Row: the real estate reshaping Manhattan's 57th Street - Curbed NY

It doesn’t seem like so long ago that 57th Street was christened “Billionaires’ Row,” with a stream of supertall, super-pricey towers rising like weeds and altering the skyline as we know it.<p>But times have changed: Though the thoroughfare is still home to plenty of pricey real estate—including …

Building Beirut Terraces: A Multi-layered Skyscraper

BEIRUT has a breath-taking new skyscraper; a structure that takes inspiration directly from the rich layers of the city’s culture and tumultuous …

217 West 57th Street, aka Central Park Tower, Gets Its First Glass

The development boom that began to envelope the 57th Street corridor with One57's rise is finally at peak frenzy. 220 Central Park South is nearing …

Skyscrapers

"Super-Slender" Towers: New York’s Latest Skyscraper Revolution

“Super-Slender” Towers: New York’s Latest Skyscraper Revolution<p>16 October 2017 by<p>THESE WALLS CAN TALK<p>If there is one characteristic that marks the …

Bjarke Ingels tapped for replacement for Nomad's erstwhile Bancroft Building

Moshe Safdie was originally attached to design the building at 3 West 29th Street<p>The historic Bancroft Building came down in 2015, but plans for what would replace the handsome 19th-century office building have yet to be finalized. For a time, it looked like a skyscraper designed by Moshe Safdie …

5 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings You Can Spend the Night In

Iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday is on June 8th and, while Wright died over 50 years ago, his design legacy still lives …

K.Por House / Sute Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Ms.Por’shouse is the steel structure modern stylehouse. It located in the middle of the field, that is …

10 Modern Rooms Thoughtfully Designed with the TV in Mind

Designed by Wheeler Kearns Architects, the St. Joseph Residence includes a TV room with a mid-century feel that’s dotted with bold orange. The large …

Book Cafe House

Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan<p>Book Cafe House is a minimalist residence located in Sendai, Japan, designed by Art & Materials Corporation. The clients wanted the focus of the space to be a series of built-in shelves for their extensive collections of books and objects. The resulting bookshelves …

Japan

Angled walls and fissures break up mass of concrete office building by Vtria Architects

The concrete walls and roof of this headquarters for the Greek city of Lamia's Municipal Water Supply are interrupted by voids and fissures that …

10 Remarkable Warehouse-to-Home Transformations

Industrial structures can be excellent candidates for renovations—their large spaces can either be left open and airy, or divided into conventional rooms. Because they've been created to house heavy goods and machinery, they're also likely to have durable bones.<p>Take a look at these transformations …

Architecture

8 Inspiring Co-Working Spaces

<b>As remote work becomes the norm and more workers trade office jobs for the entrepreneur life, co-working spaces are popping up around the globe. No</b> …

Architecture

House Exterior Colors – 14 Modern Black Houses From Around The World

Black exteriors on modern houses can be quite bold and contrast the rest of the homes or landscapes around them. Whether they’re made from wood, …

Growth to Watch For 2017: Corktown-Regent Park-Cabbagetown

This instalment of our Growth to Watch For series heads to the busy neighbourhoods east of Downtown and west of the Don Valley, exploring a diverse …

Skyscrapers

Cities Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

10 Shares<p>Comments<p>The full beauty of magnificent work of mankind sometimes can’t be seen just by walking or standing next to it. To fully appreciate …

Buenos Aires

Urban Consulate finds new home in historic Mackenzie House

Last year, Urban Consulate opened its doors in a historic home on Second Avenue. After a successful first year, the Knight Cities-supported organization has found a new home in a familiar house — the David Mackenzie House on Cass Avenue.<p>Designed by Malcomson and Higginbotham, the Queen Anne home …

7 Abandoned Buildings That Were Transformed into Something Beautiful Photos

Abandoned buildings are typically considered eyesores. For some, they're synonymous with neglect and decay. But what if someone takes these structures (many of them decades if not centuries old) and turns them into something beautiful? From London to Baltimore, that's exactly what some architecture …

Aria - Armchairs and sofas

Because we have every confidence in the quality that we offer - we are delighted to declare that the furniture and decorative items you choose to …

Furniture

Sven Grass Green Left Sectional Sofa

Sven<p>In stock<p>Delivered to :<p>Grass Green and Dark Brown<p>Order this article today and get it by Christmas<p>Order this article by 2pm PST today and get it by …

Furniture

Oiio imagines The Big Bend skyscraper for New York as "the longest building in the world"

In response to the swathe of supertall luxury residential towers rising in New York, local studio Oiio has proposed a conceptual skyscraper that …

Former Shaw carpenter’s shop-turned-home wants $1M

Rooftop deck, custom metalwork, and more included<p>At one time, this Shaw single-family home was a carpenter’s shop. Now, after a major renovation, it’s a shiny, new home with stainless steel appliances, a rooftop deck, and custom metalwork.<p>In the kitchen, there is an island with a built-in gas …

A House Of Curves On The Coast

Mario Martins Atelier have designed this sculptural house in Luz, Portugal, that’s based on the geometric shape of an ellipse.<p>The designing the house …