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Light Matters: Mashrabiyas - Translating Tradition into Dynamic Facades

The delicate <i>mashrabiya</i> has offered effective protection against intense sunlight in the Middle East for several centuries. However, nowadays this …

The Atlanta BeltLine: From Student Thesis to Community Mobilizer

An abandoned twenty-two mile stretch of derelict railroad and industrial sites used to be a thorn in the Atlanta community's side. But with one …

HENN Wins Competition to Design Wenzhou High-Rise

<b>HENN</b> has been selected to design a 160-meter, mixed-use tower for a new Central Business District in the eastern China metropolis of Wenzhou. Located …

Bennetts Associates Unveil Plans for Latest Development in London's King's Cross

Bennetts Associates has revealed plans for the latest development in London's King's Cross. Their proposal for a sensitive heritage conversion to …

KAAN Tapped to Transform Heritage Site into Dutch Think Tank

The Hague government officials have named <b>KAAN Architecten</b>’s design for the Facilicom Consortium PPS B30 as winner of the PPP contract for the …

Data Protection

Light Matters: 7 Ways Daylight Can Make Design More Sustainable

Daylight is a highly cost-effective means of reducing the energy for electrical lighting and cooling. But architectural education often reduces the …

EnergySolutions

Monsoon Retreat / Abraham John ARCHITECTS

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Fluidity of Spaces:<p>The living room was conceived as an “outdoor space” with abundant light and natural …

Shun Shoku Lounge by Guranavi / Kengo Kuma & Associates

We piled up pieces of wooden panels to build the interior like topography. Various kinds of food-related items are laid out on this wooden ground. We …