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New Zealand Holiday Retreat Exhibiting a Clear Geometry: The Rutherford House

Challenged to develop a residence that would victoriously face the cold winters and hot summers in Taupo Tauranga, New Zealand, <b>Dorrington Architects</b> …

Living Rooms

2015 ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards: The Finalists

After an exciting week of nominations, ArchDaily’s readers have evaluated over 3,000 projects and selected 5 finalists in each category of the …

Swimming Pools

A Peek Inside The Extraordinary Life of Couturière Elsa Schiaparelli

A new book explores the remarkable life of fashion icon and tastemaker Elsa Schiaparelli through photographs from her personal collection and first hand accounts from her granddaughter<p>At the height of her career, in the 1930s, couturière Elsa Schiaparelli was the queen of Paris’s posh Place …

A New Book Provides Unique Insight into Gustave Eiffel’s Life and Work

A Fascinating New Book Provides Unique Insight into Gustave Eiffel’s Life and Work<p>When Philippe Coupérie-Eiffel was a young boy, his great-grandmother issued him a directive: “You must learn and understand what my father did, and then pass on that knowledge.” In a new book, <i>Eiffel by Eiffel</i> (Edition …

Architecture and Design Toys for Kids Photos

Get a bird’s-eye view (literally) of the world’s greatest buildings and structures, courtesy of the architecturally inclined pigeon, Speck Lee Tailfeather, in author Stella Gurney’s and illustrator Natsko Seki’s charming children’s book. Speck visits ancient and modern marvels from the Great Wall …

Charles and Ray Eames’s Greatest Hits Photos

At the sophisticated Madrid home of decorator Isabel López-Quesada, a white Eames lounge chair and ottoman sit next to a 17th-century French chimneypiece.<p>A white Eames swivel chair by Herman Miller completes the monochromatic motif of a New York City office.<p>At the home office of Hank Azaria, a …

Tour Paris’s École des Beaux-Arts, the venerable art school that trained some of history’s top artists and designers Photos

Gateway inside the courtyard of the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, at 14 rue Bonaparte on Paris’s Left Bank.<p>Courtyard of the Palais des Études, part of the École des Beaux-Arts.<p>Classical motifs from Roman antiquity are part of the Beaux-Arts culture, as seen in a balustrade outside the …

Golden Lane / Amin Taha Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The four storey building at 115 Golden Lane is a mid 19th Century building that has over the years …

Christmas Lights in Madrid: Brut Deluxe's MOON Through the Lens of Miguel de Guzmán

Miguel de Guzmán, a noted photographer and Spanish audiovisual producer, has shared with us one of his most recent works. <i>MOON</i> is the lighting project …

Antoine / BUREAU A

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The mountains have the power to call for feelings of fascination and fear at the same time. Switzerland …

Oliver Wainwright's 2015 Wish List for British Cities

In the UK, urban issues are starting to see something of a renaissance, with problems such as the nation's housing shortage increasingly being …

Archiculture Interviews: Shigeru Ban

“An earthquake doesn’t kill people, the collapse of a building kills people.” In Arbuckle Industries’ latest interview released following their world …

The 14 Best Articles of 2014

At ArchDaily, we take great pride in bringing our readers the best selection of architectural projects and news stories around, but another big part …

Best Interior Design Posts of 2014

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London<br>A London flat in is located in a Georgian townhouse and despite keeping many of the classic …

The (mostly) top ten green architecture posts of 2014

These Top Ten posts are based on the numbers of page views by readers, and as an editor I often don't understand what makes one post popular and …

Caruso St John to "restructure" Asplund's Stockholm City Library

<b>News:</b> British architecture studio Caruso St John has won a competition to restore and expand one of Sweden's most significant 20th century buildings …

Paulo Freire Library / 3C Arquitetura e Urbanismo

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The construction of the new library for the Parque Tecnológico Itaipu (Itaipu Technological Park – PTI …

For $2.95M, an 'Iconic Mountain Modern' with Pixel-Art Vibes

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Signal Mountain, Tennessee<b><br>Price:</b> $2,950,000<b><br>The Skinny:</b> One of the most easily spotted tropes in postmodern …

Chic Portable Micro Home Exudes Simplicity and Sustainability

Offering creative and aesthetic solutions to those on the lookout for affordable housing, modern tiny homes have captured the imagination of design …

Win $20K to realize your mobile architecture designs in New York’s Street Architecture Competition | Design Competitions

Know of a cool competition? Submit it to inhabitat ><p>DESIGN COMPETITIONS<p>1 result<p>filter by... deadline: discipline:<p>In preparation for next year’s …

12 of the Year's Most Striking Homes, As Seen in Shelter Mags

Never ones to shy away from the most glamorous and exciting homes around the world, shelter magazines (and magazines generally attuned to stylish homes) covered incredible ground this year. Yes, geographically they've unearthed standout residences in global destinations like Istanbul and Milan as …

IT University

The IT University is arranged around a large central atrium. In the atrium space a number of group and meeting rooms, designed as corbelled boxes, …

The Most Popular Rooms of 2014

See the most stunning rooms of the year, straight from the pages of ELLE DECOR.<p>See the most stunning rooms of the year, straight from the pages of ELLE DECOR.

Articles about japanese home among trees uses bookshelves and glass walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Covered in mirrored glass that’s transparent when viewed from within, …

17th Century British Cottage Gets a Glassy Modern Extension

It has been a year of amazing design inspiration, and ingenious renovations have led the way with their unique blend of the old and the new. Adaptive …