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21 Detailed Construction Sections for Wood Structures

Wood is one of the oldest materials that man has used to build their homes and take refuge from the weather. Wood does not only fulfill a structural …

San Francisco

Historic in the Front, Modern in the Back: 8 London Townhouse Extensions

Homes are more than just buildings. They are social and historical snapshots from a previous era, and as society changes, the spatial layout of homes can easily grow obsolete and antiquated. When first built, one of the driving goals associated with London’s Victorian and Edwardian residences was …

Brick Houses That Form A Bridge Between Past And Present

Exposed bricks are making a big comeback lately but not so long ago brick houses and buildings were perceived as being old, outdated and in immediate …

Landscape Architect Visit: The California Life, Outdoor Living Room Included

When it came time to retire, Steven and Dee Dee Kim knew just what they wanted. They would leave their home in Tiburon, California near San …

Landscaping

A Zen House Divided In Two Separate Volumes Linked By A Bridge

It’s hard to separate work from home, especially when you actually have an office at home. However, if you’re serious about it, there are ways to …

Architecture Documentaries To Watch In 2017

Following our favorite <b>Architecture Documentaries to Watch in 2015</b>, our top <b>40 Architecture Docs to Watch in 2014</b>, and our choice <b>30 Architecture Docs</b> …

Canada Just Opened a Massive Museum Dedicated Solely to Music Photos

The latest building from Allied Works Architecture (AWA), the Portland, Oregon–based firm helmed by visionary architect Brad Cloepfil, may be many things—among them a 300-seat performance hall, a museum, and the home of Canada’s National Music Centre—but it certainly isn’t shy. The …

Canadian Music

A Scandinavian inspired house extension was given to this family home in Scotland

David Blaikie Architects have designed an extension on a home in Edinburgh, Scotland, for a family that has a strong affinity with Scandinavia.<p>The …

Broad Street House in Suffolk / Nash Baker Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Broad Street House is new build home in Suffolk by Nash Baker Architects. The house utilises a palette …

Watershed moment: a landscaping project in Fuzhou responds to the site's topography

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Architecture

How Curitiba's BRT stations sparked a transport revolution – a history of cities in 50 buildings, day 43

When Curitiba’s bus rapid transit stations were revamped in 1991, the futuristic glass-tube stops became a new symbol for the Brazilian city<p>Rua Padre Anchieta, as one of the main thoroughfares in Curitiba, Brazil, is a logical focal point for the city’s bus network. But whereas bus stops in many …

Transportation

How EPM Group Is Reclaiming Medellín's Infrastructure as Public Space

With a high-density population and a history of internal armed conflict, the city of Medellín in Colombia lacked substantial public space, but had an …

Medellín

ArchDaily's 50 Best Houses of 2014

For another year, in 2014 ArchDaily has featured hundreds of houses from designers around the globe, with homes that appear to float above ground, …

The Most Popular Projects of 2014

If you needed any more proof that 2014 was a good year for houses, this might be it. Among our 20 most viewed projects this year are no fewer than 17 …

Five Buildings Compete to be Named "World's Best Highrise"

<b>Rem Koolhaas</b>, <b>Steven Holl</b>, <b>Jean Nouvel</b> and <b>Boeri Studio</b> are the masters behind five skyscrapers competing to be crowned the “World’s best.” Chosen as …

Lomocubes by MPA Architetti

MPA Architetti have designed the Lomocubes building in Lugano, Switzerand.<p>Project description<p>Lomocubes is a new innovative and sophisticated …

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Articles about 7 modern wooden louver facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

Architecture

A+U 518: Norwegian Architecture Toward Sustainability

The latest issue of one of our favorite magazines, A+U, has just arrived to the ArchDaily office from Japan. This issue’s main theme is “Norwegian …

AD Architecture School Guide: Institute on Aging and Environment, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Architecture and Urban Planning

According to the UN, the elderly population not only exceeds the population of children in developed nations, but will increase more rapidly than any …

Urban Planning