Dominique EL Hage

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The Coolest, Airiest New Tiny House Hails From South Africa

Motivated by the challenge of sustainable urban living, which has already propelled countless tiny homes and prefab housing efforts around the world, Johannesburg-based architect <b>Clara da Cruz Almeida</b> set out to design a micro home especially well-suited for South Africa. The result, unveiled last …

Manifesto

In coming decades, we face the prospect of rapid environmental decline, the explosion of urban populations and the proliferation of social inequity. …

Open Call: jumpthegap Seeks Ideas for "Bathroom of the Future"

Encouraging young designers and architects to create and design innovative, sustainable solutions for the bathroom, the sixth edition of the …

From Bogotá to Bombay: how the world’s ‘village cities’ facilitate change

Perched behind the fog that conceals Bogotá’s mountains is William Oquendo’s house. It is a labyrinth of doors and windows, wherein a bedroom opens …

These Stunning Google Earth Images Expose the Planet’s Rapidly Changing Face

“Mind the Earth,” an upcoming exhibition at the Danish Architecture Centre, is a carefully curated exhibition of stunning yet terrifying Google Earth …

The Bolivian architect whose “New Andean” style is transforming El Alto

Photograph: Dominic Bracco II/Prime/Washington Post<p>A worker cleans up on the building site of one of Freddy Mamani’s New Andean designs in El Alto, …

Call for Proposals: Boston Living with Water

The Boston Harbor Association, City of Boston, Boston Redevelopment Authority, and Boston Society of Architects have teamed up to launch <b>Boston Living</b> …

Sea Level

"Surprise Us!" City of Paris Invites Architects To Propose Innovative Urban Projects

The City of Paris has called upon the architects of the world to propose "innovative urban projects" to reimagine the city's urban future. As the …

The Perfect Apartment For Breaking Up

These micro-apartments can be reconfigured as tenants’ needs change.<p>As urban populations swell and housing costs skyrocket, many big cities are changing building codes to allow tinier and tinier apartments. While cities have different ideas about what micro-housing really means (in Boston, studios …

Is the Architectural Profession Still Relevant?

Nov 5, '14 3:40 PM EST<p><i>One of my heroes for this kind of thinking is Denise Scott-Brown. Her application of historical, ethnographic and sociological</i> …

Modern Prefab Townhomes in West Seattle

The collaboration between Chris Pardo Design: Elemental Architecture and Method Homes continues with Pardo’s latest prefab design. The Genessee …

Liverpool Insurgentes Department Store / Rojkind Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A successful department store had moved for ward with plans to expand and occupy what was once a ver y …

House G / HPSA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This house, which is located in the northern part of Austria, was clearly divided into two sections:<p>The …

The Pine Crest Residence / Vin Varavarn Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project originated as a design for a 7 storey apartment building. It is intended as a quiet and …

Swimming Pools

20 shades of beige: lessons from Japanese prefab housing

The idea of the factory-made house has a long history punctuated by a steady stream of commercial failure in the West. By contrast, many Japanese …

Video: Alejandro Aravena on PRES Constitución and Rebuilding After Disaster

Santiago-based architect Alejandro Aravena of <b>Elemental</b> discusses the sustainable reconstruction of Constitución in Chile following a devastating …

Smart slums: utopian or dystopian vision of the future?

Life in a smart city is a frictionless; free of traffic congestion, optimally lit, with everything from bins to buildings constantly reporting their …

Henning Larsen Foundation Launches Architecture and Film Competition

The Henning Larsen Foundation is launching an international competition on architecture and film with the intent to “revitalize the use of …