shima

19 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Khowrshid | Keep up with shima on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “shima”

New York Times Architecture Critic Thrashes The Design Of One World Trade Center

Not even a little bit.<p>In his story "A Soaring Emblem of New York, and Its Upside-Down Priorities," Kimmelman writes that the David Childs-designed building is "what happens when a commercial developer is pretty much handed the keys to the castle."<p>Kimmelman's major problem with the Financial …

Museums As Fortresses? Pshaw. This Museum Ushers The City Right In

Six finalists have been revealed for the design of the controversial Guggenheim museum planned for the Helsinki, Finland, waterfront.<p>World-class museums are often closed off from the world around them, separated from the pulse and flow of a city by hefty admission fees and unwelcoming architecture. …

Louis Vuitton Creates Furniture Concepts from Pierre Paulin and Herman Miller

With Art Basel already underway in Miami, we bring you a closer look at Louis Vuitton’s modular<p>With Art Basel already underway in Miami, we bring you a closer look at Louis Vuitton‘s modular living concept display that is scheduled to open today. Drawing inspiration from Pierre Paulin and Herman …

Ropeless Elevator Can Move Up, Down, And Sideways

An elevator that could move horizontally opens up all kinds of architectural possibilities.<p>Last week German conglomerate and elevator-maker ThyssenKrupp unveiled the 21st-century equivalent of Roald Dahl’s the Great Glass Elevator. MULTI doesn’t quite blast into space, but the cable-less elevator …

Six-storey wood buildings ‘a game-changer’

From the outside, the four-storey apartment building clad in brick and vinyl looks like any other new mid-rise residential structure. What sets it apart – and signals a coming trend – is hidden from view: The building is framed in wood, not concrete or steel.<p>Here, and elsewhere in Canada, …

Dwell

Get a Daily Dose of Design<p>Sign up for the Dwell Daily Newsletter and never miss our new features, photos, home tours, stories, and more.

Home Tours

The 10 Tallest Skyscrapers Of The Future

The first megatall tower — a building that soars over 2,000 feet into the air — opened ten years ago, according to Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). It was the Burj Khalifa, and it set astounding records at 2,722 feet tall or over half a mile high.<p>But come 2018, a new building …

Architizer