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Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

Urbanism

A House Designed For A Small Plot On The Outskirts Of Munich

Format Elf Architects have designed a home for a family on the outskirts of Munich, Germany, that features an asymmetric pitched roof.<p>The architect’s …

Architecture

Schacht Center for Health and Wellness seeks to change attitudes about mental health

Spagnolo Gisness & Associates’ Schacht Center for Health and Wellness is a LEED Silver building at Smith College inspired by holistic health and …

Mental Health

takeshi shikauchi's checkered house brings wood back to urban japan

<b>takeshi shikauchi’s checkered house brings wood back to urban japan</b><br>all images courtesy of koichi torimura<p><b>modern fireproofing restrictions, in</b> …

Howard Smith Wharves development plans at Story Bridge revealed

"The hotel building takes great reference from the faceted and fragmented nature of the cliff, whilst also picking up on the characteristic red and …

Architecture

Family Living Inside Suspended Cantilevered Volume: Fly Out House in Japan

Architect <b>Tatsuyuki Takagi</b> envisioned <b>Fly Out House</b>, a m odernresidence in the shape of a cantilevered volume in Toyohashi, Japan. The project was …

Design

Mexican Weekend Villa with Minimalistic Decorated Small Garden

A Mexican weekend villa has fallen under the spell of Asian architectural and design influence. The Asian minimalistic aesthetics and organic …

Cape Cod's hidden modernist houses

Some of the world’s greatest mid-century architects built their summer houses in the woods of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and now a few of these modernist gems are available to rent as holiday homes<p>There is something strange hidden in the woods of Cape Cod. Venture deep among the pine trees and …

New England

Architect Frank Gehry transforming cities: 'Why put up with banality?'

"When I started out, I hated the way the cities looked. But I found some pleasure in looking at the spaces between buildings." - Frank Gehry<p>This …

Architecture