Jean-Christophe Neu

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Shipping container architecture – in pictures

Designers and architects are exploring the potential of repurposed shipping containers, but critics say they are not necessarily sustainable or cost-effective

Architecture

I made a nifty ruler watch strap!

I do a lot of drafting / design work, and was tired of being caught without a ruler at critical times (pun intended). So I made this! A laser-cut, …

This house was 3D-printed in just 24 hours

As we start to 3D-print everything — including houses, of all things — it's pretty impressive that a company built one in just 24 hours.<p>Located in …

A Futuristic Peek Into Architecture Through The World Of Sci-Fi

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Adam Peterson.</i><p>The Fairy Tales competition challenges participants to imagine architecture as a storytelling medium, and the 2017 winners have impressive tales to tell. Created by Blank Space with the National Building Museum and the American Institute of Architecture …

Revit for Architects : 21 Sites to Download Revit Families for Free

If you’re new to drafting and design you’re probably familiar with Revit by now, or you at least heard of it. AutoCAD has been around since the …

29 Reasons You Should Date an Architect

Valentine’s Day brings with it mixed emotions for architects. Love is supposedly in the air, but with all those projects on the go, who has the time to date in the design world? It’s hard enough finding time to sleep, let alone to find romance. However, hope persists in the shape of some very …

Designers float plan to cover Toronto's CN Tower with clip-on condos

CN Tower in Toronto, Canada once held the title of world’s tallest freestanding structure until China’s Canton Tower and the Burj Khalifa overtook …

Condominiums

Tallest wood-framed building in the Netherlands wins a WAN award

There is a lot to love about Patch22, the tallest wood building in the Netherlands, which just won a World Architecture News Residential award as …

Architecture

Morphosis, Teeple Architects Among Firms to Lead OCAD University's Expansion in Toronto

The Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD U) has selected firms Morphosis Architects, Teeple Architects, and Two Row Architect to manage …

The 22 most beautiful buildings in the world, according to architects

We asked architects to tell us the one building that's a game-changer for building design, inspired them to become architects, or that they simply find stunning.<p>Here are 22 of the most breathtaking buildings in the world, according to people who build them for a living.

Putting Cities’ Abandoned Spaces To Work—Fighting Climate Change

Local Code takes thousands of underused urban spaces and optimizes them to fight flooding, heat, and extreme weather.<p>City infrastructure–like sewer pipes, for instance–are built to accommodate a certain number of people, and withstand a certain amount of bad weather. But with climate change …

Ancient Japanese technique dresses up this renovated home in upstate New York

Architecture firm AlexAllen Studio stripped the exterior of this dilapidated house in New Paltz, New York, and replaced it with a low-maintenance …

Architecture

Why You Need An Architect to Design Residential Buildings..!

Are all residential buildings designed by architects? Sadly… No!<p>Do you need an architect for house design? The answer is…Yes!<p>Now to further drive the …

Architecture

27 Gorgeous Front Entry Doors That Make A Strong First Impression

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Interior Design

Home of the Day: A modernist original in Silver Lake by Rudolph Schindler

The James Eads How House, designed by forward-thinking architect Rudolph Schindler, was declared a historic cultural monument in 2007 for its distinctive international style. Meticulously restored, the Silver Lake showpiece retains its clean lines, scaled rooms and geometric beams and woodwork. A …

Architecture

Japan’s UltraSmall Houses Photos

In Japanese cities, the average house is 1,075 square feet. That makes sense when you consider that the country has a landmass smaller than Montana but a population that puts it at number 11 worldwide. Creativity abounds despite such constraints, notes Naomi Pollack in Jutaku: Japanese Houses …

Japanese Wood Joinery Techniques - Quiet Corner

Before there were complex wood glues and screws, Japanese craftsmen used a series of interlocking joints to connect wood for structures and beams. …

ninkipen! gandare house in osaka, japan

<b>ninkipen! peels up gandare house’s façade to form canopy in japan</b><br>all images © hiroki kawata<p><b>rising at three-storeys in a dense neighborhood in</b> …

Architecture

Canada's Most Incredible New Buildings Are More Than A Pretty Facade

Toronto and Vancouver may be building condo towers like crazy, but Canada's new architectural marvels apparently aren't among them.<p>The country's …

Architecture

Reinventing Green Building

<i>A new book is less reinvention than it is revisionism.</i><p>"The green building revolution has stalled," declares Jerry Yudelson in <i>Reinventing Green Building</i>, to be released June 1 by New Society Publishers. His premise is that certification programs such as the US Green Building Council's Leadership in …

How architecture uses space, light and material to affect your mood

No longer silent, fusty and reserved for solitary study, libraries are now bright and buzzing spaces where people can also engage with their local …

The Ultimate List of Tokyo’s Unusual Museums

While the Edo Tokyo Museum or the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum are certainly cultural institutions everyone should visit if they have a chance, the …

Japan

Bioclimatic and Biophilic Boarding House / Andyrahman Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This boarding house, located in Surabaya, Indonesia, is designed by Andyrahman Architect based on …

Seashells or spider silk: how nature could transform the structure of cities

Ask the Cambridge bioengineer, Michelle Oyen, how the cities of the future might look, and she’ll reference termite mounds, along with the swirling architecture of Antoni Gaudí, whose buildings look like they’ve grown from organic matter rather than been built by human hands. Oyen and her …

Engineering

Architects Design Home with Flower Pots Built into the Exterior Walls

While designing a dwelling in Seoul, Korea, OA: Lab took note of how common it was for people to decorate the exterior of their home with flowers. Despite homeowners' desire for botanical design incorporation, structures simply hadn't been built with planters embedded into them. OA: Lab decided to …

Architecture

Thatch-covered Enterprise Centre may be the world's greenest building

Not long ago the American plastics industry and the American Chemistry Council were at war with the US Green Building Council over the fact that they …

Meet The Architect Who Helped Bring Modernism To The Masses

When you think of tract homes, you think of houses that look the same: the same color scheme, the same style; homes that form two uninteresting walls on either side of a suburban street. That might be the case today, but nearly 60 years ago — at a time when "real" architects wouldn't touch tract …

Palm Springs