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Neil DeGrasse Tyson: Light and the City

Sun Triangle, NYC / FlickrThe urban heat island effect, which causes cities to be 2-8 degrees warmer than nearby rural areas, is just one example of …

Landscape Architecture

“Splash Pad Urbanism” and 2017’s other notable developments in landscape architecture.

This was a breakout year for landscape architecture, as well as a period of great trial. The innovative melding of design and ecology at SCAPE earned firm founder Kate Orff a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, a first for a landscape architect. Landscape architecture designed to address …

Architecture

dwg`s Night Garden creates a space for dreaming

Night gardens are spaces for dreaming. The design team at dwg. transformed a stretch of Austin’s urban creek into a dream about that creek’s …

Landscape Architecture

Foster + Partners staggers limestone towers to create roof terraces with sea views in Beirut

Foster + Partners has completed its first project in Lebanon, a trio of limestone-clad residential towers in downtown Beirut with views out over the …

Foster and Partners

The Modern at Fort Worth publishes book on its architect, Tadao Ando, to mark building's 15th anniversary

Fans of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth can now learn all about the creation of its building. The facility, which opened to wide acclaim in 2002, …

Texas

The Best Architecture of 2017: Buildings of Quiet Ambition

This year in architecture saw no major buildings launched with the kind of hoopla that in 2016 greeted Santiago Calatrava’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub (the Occulus) and David Adjaye’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. And that’s probably a good thing.<p>Aspirational …

Architecture

Foster + Partners wins competition to extend Marseille Airport with 22-metre-high glazed hall

Foster + Partners has won a competition to extend Marseille Provence Airport with a 22-metre-high glazed hall, which is conceived to serve up to 12 …

Foster and Partners

Media officer at RIBA

The Royal Institute of British Architects is looking for a media officer to join its London office. <br>More ›

Architecture

Who Should Win the 2018 Pritzker Prize?

The end of 2017 is nearly upon us, and with the start of 2018 comes speculation about who will be the next Pritzker Prize winner. Will the jury honor …

Architecture

This new green building may be just the thing to help a Florida town stand up to climate change. Or not.

Green Buildings

ShieldX Adds Microsoft Azure Support and Advanced Micro-segmentation Capabilities to its APEIRO Cloud Security Product

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Infosec--The ShieldX APEIRO cloud security platform now offers new advanced micro-segmentation & supports MS Azure in …

Microsoft Azure

Wee Ski Chalet

Wee Ski Chalet represents a shift in one family’s vision for a place to call home after a day skiing on the mountain. Embedded in a Colorado ski resort and accessible only via snowmobile during the winter season, the cabin rejects the more prevalent ostentatious visual language seen in oversized …

Cabins

Zen Light

This North Boulder ranch style house circa 1956 was lacking spacial flow, and most importantly, life affirming daylight. The family of three desired a home that lived inside to outside while enhancing their life centered around the kitchen. Yin and yang counter-folded gestures are repeated at …

Treehouses

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2017

We featured more than 500 weird and wonderful houses on Dezeen in 2017. For our review of the year, editor Amy Frearson recalls her top 10, including …

Architecture

3Beirut / Foster + Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Responding directly to the site and culture of Beirut, the scheme creates a sustainable residential and …

Foster and Partners

Inside the Shanghai building that moves

One of the most bizarre buildings you'll ever see is in Shanghai. It's a type of kinetic building, meaning the building changes shape over time. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This building moves. Ths Fosun Foundation is a kinetic building in Shanghai. It was designed by Foster + Partners …

Foster and Partners

RIBA announces student winners of President's Medals 2017

A novel response to London's housing crisis and a study of the stark living quarters of Welsh quarrymen in the 1800s were just two of the student …

Architecture

Dezeen's top 10 skyscrapers of 2017

Architecture editor Jessica Mairs continues our review of 2017 with 10 skyscrapers that made their mark this year, from the unapologetically tall to …

Herzog & de Meuron

So… You Want to Build a Tiny House?

So… if you want to learn how to build a tiny house, you should really take a hands-on workshop. Books and videos are great, but when you get your …

Tiny House Movement

RIBA Announces 2017 President's Medals for World's Best Student Projects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the winners of their 2017 President’s Medals honoring the world’s best student …

Silver Medal

Villa SG21 by FilliéVerhoeven Architects

Villa SG21 – Uncompromising yet sustainable architecture by FilliéVerhoeven Architects.<p>For those staring at this fine, old vehicle in the front, no …

Design

'3beirut' by foster + partners is a lime stoneclad residential development in lebanon

<b>foster and partners has completed ‘3 beirut’, a sustainable residential and retail development in the heart of the city that responds directly to the</b> …

Foster and Partners

Starchitect Richard Meier’s must-haves — just don’t ask him about Andy Warhol

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier, 83, has been making modern masterpieces for more than 50 years — and shows no signs of slowing down. …

Andy Warhol

"I'd love to buy this home someday just to demolish it"

An oast house-inspired dwelling in Kent chosen by the Royal Institute of British Architects as the winner of 2017's House of the Year competition …

Architecture

Untapped Staff Reads: America's First-Ever Electronically Lit Christmas Tree, Greatest Skyscrapers Never Built - Untapped Cities

<b>New York City Was Home to America’s First-Ever Electrically Lit Christmas Tree [6sqft]:</b> At a townhouse on East 36th Street in 1882, the first …

Architecture

MVRDV Unveils Pixelated Mixed-Use Community Around BIG-Designed Plaza in Abu Dhabi

MVRDV has teamed up with local architects Dewan Architects + Engineers to create Pixel, a 76,000-square-meter (818,000-square-foot) mixed-use …

Foster and Partners

Bitcoin Now the Sixth Most Valuable Currency in the World - Factor

Over the years we’ve seen a plethora of futuristic housing concepts, usually sleek affairs combining steel and glass with organic curves and hidden …

Architecture

Landscape Designer or Landscape Architect

Mark Tessier Landscape Architecture, Inc. (MTLA, inc.) is a full-service, award-winning<br>landscape architecture design firm located in Santa Monica, …

Landscape Architecture

10 of the Most Iconic Buildings by Architect Frank Gehry You Should Know

It’s rare for an architect to become a household name, but the ones who earn this distinction have their designs lauded for decades to come. Frank Gehry is one of these visionaries who has planned and built awe-inspiring structures since the early 1960s. Known for his bold architectural features …

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