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Bee Breeders announced Iceland Northern Lights Rooms architecture competition

<b>Bee Breeders Architecture Competitions has announced a new competition to design a guest house that allows visitors to watch the splendor of the</b> …

Architecture

MacBook air lid revived in Apple Michigan store’s roof designed by Foster+Partners

<b>A MacBook Air lid-looking roof covers the invisible facade of</b> <b>Apple</b><b>'s new Michigan store designed by</b> <b>Foster + Partners</b><b>.</b> Norman Foster's studio has …

Architecture

Winy Maas celebrates good fakes in the Copy Paste book newly released by The Why Factory

<b>Winy Maas</b><b>' research and education institution</b> <b>The Why Factory</b> <b>has released its tenth book as part of the Why Factory’s Future Cities Series.</b> The book - …

Future Cities

Vão designed recessed volumes and leaning red wall to offer flexible spaces for this Brazilian house

<b>Monolithic entrance and a leaning red wall welcome owners of the house or visitors to start endless journey inside of this private residence designed</b> …

Design

NPDA Studio’s red brick retirement home presents open facade towards coconut trees in Thailand

Thailand-based architecture firm NPDA Studio designed an elongated private home for a retired couple within the coconut trees in Koh phangan, …

Architecture

Microsoft created treehouse campus to boost its employees’ creativity and focus within the nature

<b>Giant American multinational tech company Microsoft has created a plenty of tree houses to increase its employees' creativity and focus within the</b> …

Treehouses

16 years later, the city unveiled a new memorial for 9/11

<b>"It’s a memorial built to withstand the test of time. Like glass, it is timeless and unaging, a fitting memorial for a place from which so many</b> …

World Trade Center

Eiffel Tower: View From India. What’s Up Paris - A Finalist Entry

<b>'What's Up Paris' was the theme of a recent competition organized by 'reTHINKING Architecture'. The aim of the competition was to invite landscape</b> …

Eiffel Tower

WAF announces WAFX prize winners heralding the world’s most forward-looking architectural concepts

<b>World Architecture Festival (</b><b>WAF</b><b>) has announced the winners of the inaugural WAFX Prize, propelled as part of this year's manifesto at the WAF 2017.</b> …

Architecture

I offer a publication machinery where somehow the things become more public says Winy Maas

"The Why Factory <b></b>offers a 'publication machinery' where somehow the things become more public and we don’t throw away all the work normally done in …

Future Cities

Snøhetta completes new Art School creating metallic effect in the city of Bergen

<b>Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta has completed the new Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design (</b><b>KMD</b><b>) of the University of Bergen, creating a</b> …

Design

FR-EE to develop Hyperloop corridor connecting Mexico City to Guadalajara in 38 minutes

<b>Mexican architecture firm FR-EE, led by Fernando Romero, has been named as the winner of the</b> <b>Hyperloop One Global Challenge</b><b>, which aims to create one</b> …

Hyperloop One

AIA issues a statement against US withdrawal from UNESCO

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has issued a statement against US withdrawal from UNESCO after the State Department announced it is …

Israel

MVRDV’s Zhangjiang Future Park features undulating green roofs and flying pedestrian bridges

<b>MVRDV has unveiled plans for Zhangjiang Future Park and Culture Centre in Pudong, Shanghai, which will combine communal public facilities with</b> …

Green Roofs

Jan Boelen announces theme as A School Of Schools for Istanbul Design Biennial 2018

<b>Curator</b> <b>Jan Boelen</b> <b>has announced the theme of the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, which will be held from 22 September to 4 November 2018.</b> Organized by …

Learning

Daniel Libeskind’s Holocaust Monument features fragmented concrete walls creating rough landscape

<b>Daniel Libeskind's firm Studio Libeskind has completed Canada's first monument in Ottawa, comprised of six triangular concrete volumes configured to</b> …

Architecture

A Tribute To Patwant Singh: The Voice Of Modern Indian Design

<b>When we talk about the subject of Architectural Journalism in India the first name which prominently figures in our mind is that of Sardar Patwant</b> …

India

First images show Thomas Heatherwick’s sculptural Vessel takes shape at Hudson Yards

<b>First construction images have been released for Thomas Heatherwick's hotly-anticipated sculptural landmark - called "</b><b>Vessel</b><b>" - at Hudson Yards, New</b> …

Design

Many of architects still continue to make copy-cat floor plans for public housing says Winy Maas

Many of architects still work within some terrifying constraints and copy-cat floor plans for public housing, creating some sort of "standardisation" …

Housing

Entry deadline extended to the World Architecture Community Awards 26th Cycle

We have given you extra time to submit your entries for the <b>World Architecture Community Awards 26th Cycle</b> <b></b>- all entries must now be submitted by</b> …

Cycling

Walls, the ugliest version of racism and exclusionary citizenship says Fonna Forman

New urban strategies should look at the dynamics of small scale-neighborhoods, their structural alterations and their new ways of constructing …

Cities

MVRDV and Alexandra Kehagyoglou create continuous green texture for Taipei lecture hall

<b>A flowing green landscape wraps the interior of Taipei's new lecture hall, creating an atmosphere that makes it difficult to distinguish between</b> …

Design

Bund Finance Centre by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio is set to get an upgrade

<b>Foster + Partners</b> <b>and</b> <b>Heatherwick Studio</b><b>-designed mixed-use development the Bund Finance Centre is set to get an upgrade in Shanghai's waterfront - the</b> …

Design

Fran Silvestre Arquitectos completes opaque guest pavilion within a natural garden of Valencia

<b>Spanish architecture studio Fran Silvestre Arquitectos has completed a guest pavilion in Valencia, Spain - the one-storey all-white pavilion creates</b> …

Design

Diller Scofidio + Renfro selected to design a world-class concert hall in London

The City of London Corporation has announced that New York-based architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) will design "a world-class concert …

Orchestras

Gui Mattos created open plan for this concrete house to become a part of dense rainforest in Brazil

<b>This sandwich-looking concrete private residence's four facades are kept completely open to become a part of the dense and rich rainforest vegetation</b> …

São Paulo

OMA unveils its Janus-faced proposal for the renovation Of Paris’ Montparnasse Tower

<b>Rem Koolhaas</b><b>' firm</b> <b>OMA</b> <b>has unveiled its competition proposal to redesign Paris’ Montparnasse Tower, which was recently won by Nouvelle AOM.</b> OMA's …

Architecture

Louvre cancels Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator as they find it sexually explicit

<b>The</b> <b>Louvre Museum</b> <b>has cancelled to exhibit the</b> <b>Atelier van Lieshout</b><b>'s installation "Domestikator" as it explicitly evokes a "sexual content".</b> The …

Art

2nd Annual Cultural Middle East Conference to be held from 31 October - 2 November 2017 in Dubai

International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), the global organization company of International Conferences, Online Communities, Summits & …

Middle East

Takaharu Tezuka’s Fuji Kindergarten forms continuous space for children without extra equipment

<b>Japanese architect Takaharu Tezuka designed a circle-shaped kindergarden that the children could keep running, never knowing when to stop.</b> The …

Childhood