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Shipwreck Lodge, Skeleton Coast, Namibia_

+ Nina Maritz architects

Huangshan Mountain Village, by MAD Architects photos by Shu He, Laurian Ghinitoi _

Huangshan National Park, Anhui Sheng, China,<p>Huangshan, located near the ancient villages of Hongcun and Xidi in China’s Anhui province, is home to one of the country’s most beautiful mountains. Known for its rich verdant scenery and distinct granite peaks, the beloved landscape has long inspired artists, offering them sheltered spaces for contemplation and reflection. As a UNESCO Heritage Site, the humanistic atmosphere and beautiful, tranquil environment has become an increasingly popular …

© Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze, Kowloon, Hong Kong _+ “A Rare Bird’s-Eye View of Hong Kong’s Vanishing Rooftop Culture” _ + https://www

+ “A Rare Bird’s-Eye View of Hong Kong’s Vanishing Rooftop Culture” _ +

Color Film Was Designed to Take Pictures of White People, Not People of Color: The Unfortunate History of Racial Bias in Photography (1940-1990)

<i>In the history of photography and film, getting the right image meant getting the one which conformed to prevalent ideas of humanity. This included</i> …

Race & Ethnicity

Augusta Savage

"I have created nothing really beautiful, really lasting, but if I can inspire one of these youngsters to develop the talent I know they possess, …


Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape

North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.<p>When architect Thiago Bernardes of Bernardes Arquitetura first visited his client’s property in the Brazilian mountain town of Itaipava, he was instantly taken by the …


Diego Opazo House on the cliff_ ©_Architecture- FRAN SILVESTRE ARQUITECTOS

Isamu Noguchi’s Carrara marble “Slide Mantra”

+ 13 exciting designs for playground of the future _


Gordon Matta-Clark, Anarchitect _

Jeu de Paume, Paris> Sept. 23, 2018<p>Retrospective not to be missed devoted to the iconic artist, activist, committed, &somore<p>Image: Bronx Floor: Boston Road, 1972

Material and Immaterial Poetry: The Work of Lina Bo Bardi

1. Valéria Cirell House. Image © Pedro Vannucchi<p>2. Facade - Valéria Cirell House. Image © Instituto Lina Bo e P.M. Bardi.

Sawmill / Olson Kundig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Set in the harsh high desert of California, Sawmill is a family retreat embedded into the tough, scrubby …

Home Ownership

Pride month: the exhibitions celebrating LGBT art in June

GV51 Penthouse Apartments / Ela Nesic + Danilo Nedeljkovic _

photo © Relja Ivanic

Hypo Headquarters, Bregenz_ Dietrich | Untertrifaller _

Photos: © Bruno Klomfar<br>#WillibaldBraun architect

Un hôtel face à la mer à Ischia _

Niché sur les hauteurs de Sant’Angelo, sur l’île d’Ischia, ’hôtel Miramare, hôtel historique a retrouvé sa jeunesse grâce au talent de l’architecte Giuliano Andrea dell’Uva, qui en a fait une parenthèse simple et lumineuse, estivale.<p>© Réalisation Thibaut Mathieu / Photos Marion Berrin

Netherlands to build world’s first habitable 3D printed houses _ #video

The Dutch city of Eindhoven is to be the first in the world to have habitable homes made by a 3D printer, in an innovation its backers believe will revolutionise the construction industry.

Le Corbusier La Cité Radieuse, Rooftop pool, Marseille _

The Swimming Pool in Photography: A photographic leap into cooling waters

Magnifying candling by @swopes _

Vector Architects renovated a 1960s sugar mill in a hotel in Alila Yangshuo China and it’s #magneticappeal _

Designed by Dong Gong of Vector Architects, with interiors by award-winning Ju Bin of Horizontal Space Design, the vision for Alila Yangshuo is to integrate the new with the old, paying homage to the unique history of these heritage buildings.

Albert Frey House 2, Albert Frey, 1964

How Jacques Henri Lartigue Captured Glamour For a Carefree Generation

There’s a spontaneous insouciance to the French photographer’s oeuvre, Paul Smith and Michael Hoppen explain, as a new retrospective opens in …

ten architects design chapels for the vatican's first pavilion at the venice biennale

<b>the vatican’s debut at the venice architecture biennale invited ten architects to design and build ten chapels in a wooded area at the venetian</b> …


Adam Spychała, House n°162. Project and viz.: author _


The Blue Theatre, Almada, Portugal _ Designed by architects Manuel Graça Dias, Egas José Vieira and Gonçalo Afonso Dias _

These Vibrant, Futuristic Mansions Are Popping Up in Bolivia _

Known as the “King of Andean Architecture,” Freddy Mamani’s colorful designs are changing El Alto and inspiring other architects.

The secret behind the Leaning Tower of Pisa’s resilience is revealed _

A team of engineers has finally solved the mystery of how the seemingly unstable Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy has managed to stay standing for more than six hundred years, even in a seismically active region.<p>A team led by Roma Tre University concluded that the tower’s height of 183 feet, the soft soilin which it stands, and the structural strength of the its marble all contribute to its remarkable resilience. This phenomenon is known as dynamic soil-structure interaction (DSSI). “Ironically, …

This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy _

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. The Cabin on the Border is a prefabricated and transportable unit constructed of laminated wood and polycarbonate.

Max Ernst et Leonora Carrington, la parenthèse enchantée

<i>Photography by Lee Miller, Leonora Carrington et Max Ernst à Lambe Creek (Angleterre), 1937</i>

A surrealist Miami garage inspired by the surrealist parlor game “cadavre exquis” _

<i>(image by Miguel de Guzman)</i><p>The Museum Garage, a seven-story parking structure featuring the work of five world-class artists.<p>Developed by Terence Riley, a former chief curator of architecture and design at MoMA, the structure was inspired by the surrealist parlor game “cadavre exquis” (or, exquisite corpse), where a collection of images is assembled by various artists with no knowledge of what the others have drawn. Under Riley’s direction, each participating architect was assigned an area to …