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Spotlight: Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma (born 8th August, 1956) is one of the most significant Japanese figures in contemporary architecture. His reinterpretation of traditional …

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A Melbourne Home Is Treated to a Striking Barn–Like Extension

Reclaimed materials, natural light, and minimalist design come together to create a warm, textured space that encourages nesting.<p>Located in the inner Melbourne suburb of Albert Park, this 1,570-square-foot extension has been beautifully designed by local studio Whiting Architects, and includes a …

Architecture

Courtyards Maximize Sunlight in This Renovated Australian Abode

Sliding panels of glass create a mesmerizing indoor/outdoor flow in this sleek addition.<p>Behind a traditional Federation facade lies the unexpected surprise of a modern, contemplative interior, thanks to a renovation from Coy Yiontis Architects in Prahran, Australia. While the team has restored the …

Architecture

This wild new skyscraper is topped with a functioning waterfall

Last month, the city of Guiyang–the capital of Guizhou, 1,335 miles south of Beijing–unveiled a new office building to the world. Called Liebian International Plaza, it’s home to a hotel, shopping mall, and offices. Oh, and a giant, 354-foot waterfall.<p>Like so many other skyscraper trends (see: …

Skyscrapers

Rotated Volumes Cleverly Maximize Space in a Tiny Shanghai Apartment

In space-strapped Shanghai, local architects look to rotating boxes and playful pops of colors to create a delightful modern home.<p>When TOWOdesign was asked to remodel a 517-square-foot apartment in the heart of Shanghai, creativity was crucial in meeting the client’s long list of programmatic …

Architecture

SOLO architetos sets an office with a panoramic view of the park in curitiba, southern brazil

<b>curitiba, southern brazil-based architecture practice SOLO arquitetos has been commissioned to design a local headquarters for a plywood and timber</b> …

Architecture

Old bank converted into hip new hostel in Finland

In downtown Jyväskylä, Finland, Studio Puisto Architects converted a bank building dating back to 1953 into a modern hostel. It's not your typical …

Architecture

Renowned Architect Frank Gehry Shares His Passion For Giving His Buildings a Sense of Movement

Filmmaker Emile Rafael sat down with renowned architect Frank Gehry in front of his iconic namesake Spruce Street building in Manhattan to talk about …

Architecture

Lost Villa · Valley Land Boutique Hotel Interior Design / DAS Lab

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Ancient Village of Persimmon Forest, has the features of eastern Zhejiang canyon landform. Meanwhile …

Architecture

Dế House / 365 Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Cricket house project took place in suburb, Hanoi. With total area of 560m2, the construction area of …

Architecture

'An exhilarating presence' - vision for new €48m landmark UCD building unveiled

The building, which will rise high above the N11, will be the focal point of new entrance precinct that will include a reflecting pool, new open …

Architecture

Apple’s lesser-known engineering feat? Its buildings

Eckersley O’Callaghan, the structural designers behind Apple’s glassy architecture, are being hailed for their remarkable engineering.<p>Every year, the world’s largest structural engineering association chooses the most innovative engineering in the world as part of the Structural Awards 2018. The …

Architecture

The 9 Bars That Every Architect Needs to Visit

When you think of your favorite spot to grab a beer, what architectural features come to mind? Is it the swanky furniture, themed artwork, or the …

Architecture

This Renovated Sydney Home Feels Like a Superhero’s Secret Lair

An award-winning renovation and addition offer a pair of introverted homeowners the sanctuary they crave.<p>When a Sydney couple discussed the redesign of their inner-city, terrace property with Breathe Architecture’s director Jeremy McLeod, they asked for "a house for two introverts living in a world …

Architecture

These bold, eco-friendly bathrooms reduce water usage by 80%

Hong Kong-based design practice Ida&Billy Architects have completed an unusually eye-catching bathroom redesign for a Guangzhou shopping mall that …

Houseplants

This New Multicultural Center by AIX Arkitekter Begs the Question: What Makes Good Community Design?

There has been a lot of focus recently on community engagement in architecture. Some building by some architect is designed to be the next 'community …

Multiculturalism

New hotel in Singapore "combines sustainability with delight."

<b>A tropical skyscraper by WOHA and Patricia Urquiola is wrapped in a vine-covered sunscreen.</b><p>There is some debate about whether putting plants on a …

Outdoor Spaces

Dramatic fountain and plaza define Foster + Partners’ newest Apple Store in Milan

Foster + Partners has unveiled images of Milan’s newest Apple Store—and it’s just as strikingly gorgeous as we expected. Building off of Apple’s …

Apple Store

Matt Parker of Album Surfboards Makes Some of the Most Visually Stunning Craft in the Game

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This feature was made possible by our friends at Corkcicle.</i><p><b>Album Surfboards’ San Clemente showroom can only be described as a</b> …

Surfing

Lighting that Never Gets Old

I challenge you to look through the photos of the O/i lighting collection and then come back and read! Ready? GO… How many shape variations are …

Optical Illusions

Frank Lloyd Wright Kirigami Models

Price: $20 | BuyThe linear windows of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic structures are the perfect subject for Marc Hagan-Guirey’s book, which comes with …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Fun, folding furniture!

It’s a desk, but it’s also a shelf… but what is it more of? That’s the precise beauty of the Twofold. It can be both a wall-mounted shelf or a desk …

Furniture

Abandoned Furniture Gets A Bright Future

The British-Nigerian designer Yinka Ilori gives new life to old furniture<p>Yinka Ilori can’t turn away a stray. “I see a chair by the road and hear it shouting, ‘Pick me up! There’s more in me!’ ” jokes the British-Nigerian designer, who began upcycling discarded seats while studying at London …

Furniture

How to *actually* have the home you want

You’ve created a vision board for what your home should look like. Pondered sheepskin rugs and boho wall hangings. Spent <i>way</i> too much time on …

Home Decorating

How Design for One Turns Into Design for All

Matthew Walzer was a college-bound teenager with cerebral palsy when he sent a letter to Nike several years ago. He explained that he had trouble tying laces and slipping into shoes without help.<p>But he didn’t want sneakers that looked clunky and clinical. He wanted Nikes, stylish ones like other …

Experience Time in Color With Emmanuelle Moureaux

Architect Emmanuelle Moureaux’s latest art experience, “COLOR OF TIME,” allows observers to experience the passage of time through color. Moureaux’s …

Design

Want To Build A Culture Of Innovation? Master The Design Critique

Fifteen years as a design educator has taught Jon Kolko the right–and wrong–way to critique design work. He shares his process here.<p>The ability to give and take criticism effectively is a crucial part of the design process. And as companies increasingly embrace design, not just as a feature, but, …

Design student uses cow poo to make furniture

Sana Mafa is a design student from Britain who’s working to spread a message about sustainability and expanding what resources humans use from the …

Furniture

What Is an Analogous Color Scheme? Your Design Secret Weapon

If you’ve been following recent design trends, you know that big, bold colors are soon to be everywhere. For fans of monochromatic looks, this news …