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Frank Lloyd Wright Was A Great Architect–But He Was Even Better At Branding

How Wright positioned himself as creative genius rivals his revolutionary designs.<p>“Fellow architects have called him everything, from a great poet to an insupportable windbag.” That’s how journalist Mike Wallace began a 1957 televised interview with 88-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright. By the end of the …

An illustrated guide to Frank Lloyd Wright

Get to know the architect’s signature buildings<p>Believer in suburban utopia. Father of organic architecture. Doghouse designer. Cape-wearing dandy. Purported target of grave-robbing. Bootlegging apprentice. Speed demon. Homewrecker. Survivor. Attention-hungry celebrity. Mystery guest. Teacher. …

Brick House in Brick Garden

Traditional villages in the Southern Moravia region of the Czech Republic are characterized by their distinctive urban planning. The streets are lined with L-shaped row houses neighboring each other on narrow rectangular plots, each with its own long and narrow backyard. A single multi-generational …

How to Become a Billionaire: Startups for Architects

Back in 2008, there was an architect in Brooklyn who was bored with his job. Wandering around his office building, he befriended a failing entrepreneur who was trying to start a baby clothing company. The two decided to take a shot at something new and opened a co-working space on a vacant floor of …

Startups

Incredible farming skyscraper could fight poverty and feed the world

This incredible skyscraper is more than just eye candy—its modular and farm-integrated design was created to fight world hunger and poverty. …

7 Emerging Materials That Will Shape the Architecture of the Future

The beginning of civilization as we know it really started with a series of material innovations; the Bronze Age and the Iron Age set us on the path to where we are now, after all. So it makes sense that the history of architecture is also deeply engrained in technological developments of the time. …

Tiny home in Tokyo is made of two skinny structures

It packs some seriously satisfying design details into a small footprint<p>Japan’s progressive zoning regulations mean that slipping a creative home onto an awkwardly small slice of property is practically a national pastime. But with an entrance measuring just six and a half feet wide, this Tokyo …

In Tents: 7 Architectural Tents Used for Anything but Camping

The tent may traditionally be considered a most primitive form of shelter or as a fun rugged escape, but this collection features tents that prove that this structural typology can equally be employed in a sophisticated manner. The architecture here functions in various forms as pavilions, …

Architecture

Beijing Qianmen

The site is located in a walking distance of 5 minutes from Beijing’s landmarks, close to Tian’anmen Square and Chang’an Avenue. We undertook the renovation of this area called Qianmen East. It used to be a district in which classical Qing/Ming-styled courtyard houses concentrated.

Beijing

The TrueTalker

FabCity pavilion designed around a campfire to welcome and encourage storytellers. This spring, the city of Amsterdam is host to the European Union. On the Marineterrein politicians discuss and decide on Europe’s future, under bright artificial light, with cameras and microphones registering each …

European Union

Architectural Details: The Salvaged Façades of Collage House

When it came to designing a private residence for four generations of the same family in Mumbai, India, S+PS Architects was instinctively drawn to the idea of blending past and present, combining vernacular materials with a modern aesthetic that would reflect the evolving nature of the city.<p>This …

House BVA

A sore spot in the streetscape is mended by a simple, shallow building-volume consisting of two layers with saddle roof. The pretty closed façade, built in brick, is a response on request of the owners for privacy on street side. The appliance of brick as knitting-work in front of the windows (as …

Transformers: These Sturdy Portable Chairs Collapse at the Tug of a String

It’s not often that you’re told to imagine what the wedding registry of Charles Eames and Judy Jetson would be like. But that’s just how engineering and design firm <b>RockPaperRobot</b> describes its work and credo. Aspiring to create furnishings that are at once aesthetically handsome, functional and …

Before and After: This Dynamic Iranian House Has Rooms That Move at the Touch of a Button

Ever want to just move your room to the other side of the house when the sun starts to shine in your window? Maybe it’s early in the morning and you’re trying to sleep, or maybe it’s in the late afternoon and you’re starting to cook alive. One architect has made that dream a reality, with the push …

Futuristic home made of massive steel cylinders hides two houses in one

Spanish architecture firm, Z4Z4, has created one very unique home consisting of massive white cylindrical structures fused together to create two …

Architizer

Walls That Breathe: 7 Buildings Clad in Perforated Bricks

Brick is one of the most traditional and universal building materials in the world. In some ways, a brick home represents the archetypal house, a symbol of protection and stability — the proverbial house that the wolf could not blow down. Many of the following projects incorporate brick because it …

Ho Chi Minh City

Clever concave roof design harvests rainwater in hot climates

We know that water is life, and the growing scarcity of water in many regions around the world is already affecting food security, and could very …

Snorkeling

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Ingenious Geometric House with Solar Panels in Norway

<i>The Plus House</i> : here is the name chosen by the architects of the cabinet Snøhetta for their self-sufficient house at the energetic level. This …

Solar Panels

Julien De Smedt's angular concrete youth centre in Lille features a colourful striped wall

Brightly coloured stripes cover one face of this bulky concrete community complex in Lille, which was designed by architect Julien De Smedt to host …

Architecture

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