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That baseball stadium golf course is now a reality, and it's amazing

SAN DIEGO — Inside the park home run!<p>The San Diego Padres have teamed with Callaway to turn Petco Park into a 1,002-yard, nine-hole par-3 course Thursday through Sunday. After getting an exclusive first look late Tuesday, I’m pretty sure the 1,500 or so golfers with tee times are in for the …

Golf

16 otherworldly images of a Parisian community you probably didn't know existed

If you ever find yourself traveling outside of Paris, you may be surprised to encounter a series of high-rise buildings looming in the distance.<p>These large housing projects, known as the "Grand Ensembles," were constructed by the French government from the 1950s through the 1980s to help ease the …

Urban Design
Architecture

Ten Strategies for Transforming Cities and Public Spaces through Placemaking

*For the full report, download UN-Habitat's "Placemaking and the Future of Cities" here.<p>What defines the character of a city is its public space, not …

Will we ever… live in underground homes?

As cities get more crowded, why not build down? Kieran Nash profiles some of the world’s most unusual underground constructions, from Australian rock homes to Beijing’s subterranean spaces.<p>In many respects, Bernadette Roberts’ three-bedroom house is like any other. “Lounge, dining area, kitchen – …

Urban Planning

The NYC That Never Was: 10 Outrageous Architectural Plans that Never Left the Drawing Board

Many architects have yearned to leave a lasting mark on New York City. While the lucky few are able to realize their dream, an untold number never …

New York City

Winners of the 2015 Building of the Year Awards

After two weeks of nominations and voting, we are pleased to present the winners of the 2015 ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards. As a peer-based, …

Architecture

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Why Putin Likes Columns: 21st Century Russia Through the Lens of Architecture

In August 1932, Stalin, holidaying in Sochi, sent a memo containing his thoughts on the entries for the competition to design the Palace of the …

TCA think tank discusses with joseph di pasquale about working as an architect in china

<b>TCA think tank discusses with joseph di pasquale about working as an architect in china</b><br>all images courtesy of AM project<p><b>in 2009 milan-based architect</b> …

How World Population Affects the Architecture of Transit

Miles of traffic jams and car horns honking as frustrated drivers slowly creep along the highway to their hurried destination—this is what most city …

Mario Palanti: Architect of Rome's Skyscraper That Never Was

Adam Nathaniel Furman, architect and winner of this year's Blueprint Award for Design Innovation, is currently undertaking his tenure as the …

Buenos Aires

Building 'Imaginary Cities'

An upcoming book shows that the architecture of fantasy isn't so far from reality.<p>Writer Darran Anderson stumbled upon the idea for the book he's writing the way many of us find great ideas: through drunken conversation. It was a few years back, when he was living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Over …

Skyscraper schools: Sydney Business Chamber plans to merge schools into high-rise buildings to free up land in Western Sydney

STUDENTS would attend schools in high-rise towers with grassed rooftop and enclosed playing areas under a NSW Sydney Business Chamber proposal to …

Skyscrapers

7 Reasons Why High-Rises Kill Livability | Smart Cities Dive

What do you do when you're the city of Portland and millions of people are supposed to move into your city in the coming decades and you have an …

Skyscrapers

Light Matters: Creating Walls of Light

Modernism induced a shift in lighting away from luminaires and towards invisible light sources that render spaces in a purer (forgive the pun) light. …

Architecture

Bold Colors Tastefully Displayed by Laight Street Loft in New York

<b>Laight Street Loft</b> by <b>DHD Architecture and Design</b> is part of a 7-story residential complex located close to Hudson Square near the entrance to the …

Scenes From The World's Northernmost Big City—A Polluted Hell On Earth

Located in Siberia, Norilsk is the world's northernmost city with a population of more than 100,000, and it's not just one of the coldest cities of …

The New Super Skinny Skyscraper Trend

Land parcels in the world’s most popular cities are getting scarcer, yet the appetite and market remains for more skyscrapers.<p>New technology combined …

Skyscrapers

Startup Spotlight: Nova Solar turns skyscraper windows into energy sources

Could the glass on the skyscraper your working in serve as a solar power source? What about the cell phone you carry in your hand? Or the windshield …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>March 9, 2018<p>There are two points to getting a house in your bachelorhood. First, you get seemingly infinite freedom to get on with your life …

UK's Brutalist Icons Get Revamped as Colorful Vintage Ads

Illustrator <b>Stephen Millership</b> has long culled inspiration from the "flat colours, simple shapes and sharp lines" of the Golden Age of travel posters, producing high-chroma adulations of buildings that didn't even exist in the 1930s and '40s. Perhaps his most interesting profiles are those in his</i> …

Timekeeping Icon: Audemars Piguet Royal Oak

To refer to the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak as a mere icon is to almost willfully ignore the importance of the watch, the line it inspired, or, indeed, …